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Forum: Great Lakes
01-08-13, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 119,133
Posted By rvk5150

Love Green Lantern...we STILL get pizza from...

Love Green Lantern...we STILL get pizza from there quite often (either my brother or myself stops on the way home to pick it up). We have Mama Rosa's on the east side (I live in GPP) which is...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-07-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 119,133
Posted By rvk5150

Welcome friend! I actually grew up in the Mad...

Welcome friend! I actually grew up in the Mad Heights...great little town and my parents still live there.

Plenty to do in this area; check out the GL Section here for some good links and reading.
Forum: Great Lakes
12-22-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By rvk5150

Sounds good...I have never been involved in a...

Sounds good...I have never been involved in a group ride or any large scale rides but would like to perhaps this season......my social ineptness is what has held me back along with lack of knowledge...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-16-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By rvk5150

Awesome!

Awesome!
12-03-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By rvk5150

Just picked up a trainer and I enjoy it...having...

Just picked up a trainer and I enjoy it...having music or a TV is a must but I am easily going 30-60m per day and am drenched/sore when complete; I feel I am getting a good workout.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,482
Posted By rvk5150

Picked up a trainer and brought my baby...

Picked up a trainer and brought my baby indoors...could not take the treadmill (no love for running and hard on my knees); loving it so far! I got a nice Cyber Monday Deal from...
12-02-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By rvk5150

I think there is a lot of good info for the OP...

I think there is a lot of good info for the OP here; communication is key.

We (wife and I) are often complimented on having a "perfect" marriage...not sure that is possible but I do believe we...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-02-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By rvk5150

Maybe we can meet up for a "SE Michigan Group...

Maybe we can meet up for a "SE Michigan Group Ride" this spring or something? I stay pretty local and have not done an group or organized rides yet...somewhat nervous (I am not the most outgoing...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,580
Posted By rvk5150

I do not suffer from depression but large and...

I do not suffer from depression but large and lengthy bouts of stress; my job can be that way. I love what I do, the company I work for, and the people that work for me but every so often it builds...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,874
Posted By rvk5150

Both are fine...in the winter I spend a decent...

Both are fine...in the winter I spend a decent amount of time on my treadmill in the basement. I must say though that to me running is so much more harder on the body; I believe that is well...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-23-12, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By rvk5150

Great site; thanks for sharing!

Great site; thanks for sharing!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 07:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,603
Posted By rvk5150

I own two as per my signature; we had them in the...

I own two as per my signature; we had them in the house growing up so it is nostalgia for me.

I think they make great bikes but I am not an expert or professional as many here; I appreciate their...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,187
Posted By rvk5150

On a work day after I get home...depending on how...

On a work day after I get home...depending on how I feel either before or after dinner so it can range from 5 to 7PM. On a weekend I like to wake up early and get out early...usually sometime...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,354
Posted By rvk5150

+1 on the Bianchi...I have a 2012 Brava that I am...

+1 on the Bianchi...I have a 2012 Brava that I am very happy with.
10-14-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By rvk5150

Man; I wish I would have known about this...

Man; I wish I would have known about this sooner....thanks for posting though.
10-13-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By rvk5150

I think it is very much in one's mind...every...

I think it is very much in one's mind...every night when coming home from the office (been there at least 11 hours plus 45m ride in and ride home) I often feel like just going home and sometimes I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By rvk5150

Awesome man! I am close...been averaging over 19...

Awesome man! I am close...been averaging over 19 MPH for several rides now....regardless of elements and ranging from 18 to 25 miles; good inspiration for the rest of us!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-12, 06:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,198
Posted By rvk5150

I have loyalty to the one that is seven blocks...

I have loyalty to the one that is seven blocks away; I ride up there quite often to pick things up but their inventory is limited. The other one is a few miles away; more stock and cool selection of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-12, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By rvk5150

Congrats; that is awesome!

Congrats; that is awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-12, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By rvk5150

Friday went to lawyer's office to finalize and...

Friday went to lawyer's office to finalize and sign will....hate all that stuff but necessary to protect the family and future.

Saturday 20.5 miles and Sunday 15.5 miles...pretty cold here (45-50...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,396
Posted By rvk5150

See the doc and get a routine...

See the doc and get a routine physical.....besides all the recent good news from mine I had some junk in the back of my throat; culture showed it was start of streph (sp?) so he gave me this oral...
10-01-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,510
Posted By rvk5150

I quite often feel the same way...I totally hear...

I quite often feel the same way...I totally hear ya. I ride 5 times a week (min) for 15-20 miles per ride; usually between miles 1-5 I am thinking to myself "today sucks, just go home blah blah...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By rvk5150

Did 23 miles Friday, 30 Saturday, and 20...

Did 23 miles Friday, 30 Saturday, and 20 Sunday...upped average over 19 MPH on all three rides (new best for me).

However; I did also have an achy left knee when going to bed last night and this...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By rvk5150

Great news! Welcome aboard!

Great news! Welcome aboard!
09-30-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,410
Posted By rvk5150

Kind of like a dog not getting a daily walk eh...?

Kind of like a dog not getting a daily walk eh...?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-12, 08:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,150
Posted By rvk5150

I have been inching closer and closer....what...

I have been inching closer and closer....what started as 16 MPH average this season has moved to 17, in the last month 18...18.5, 19....last three rides (23, 29, and yesterday 21 miles) all were 19.5...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,879
Posted By rvk5150

More or less what they said...BUT; in my opinion...

More or less what they said...BUT; in my opinion you have to reward yourself once in awhile. Also; some great info in the Nutrition portion of the forum.

We went on vacation to Jamaica in July,...
09-26-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,410
Posted By rvk5150

I agree; I feel down when I do not get a ride...

I agree; I feel down when I do not get a ride in....nothing like dispersing all the negative energy from the long work day with a nice long bike ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-12, 06:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,577
Posted By rvk5150

32-2

32-2
Forum: Great Lakes
09-24-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By rvk5150

Looks and sounds very cool; one of my good...

Looks and sounds very cool; one of my good friends is a star rider (US Team or something like that) living in Chicago..he says if it works out we will do it together next year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,000
Posted By rvk5150

Nice job...I am jealous.

Nice job...I am jealous.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,371
Posted By rvk5150

Most important thing is you are okay; cars and...

Most important thing is you are okay; cars and bikes are replaceable.

Depending on your state laws you should be able to recover damages for the bike....can it be salvaged (perhaps the frame can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By rvk5150

Buy new/local...warranty is important.

Buy new/local...warranty is important.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,890
Posted By rvk5150

I think with anything in life it depends on your...

I think with anything in life it depends on your situation and how much you value something. If this is one of many hobbies you may have to think about this and how much you can allocate to this...
09-21-12, 02:45 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,474
Posted By rvk5150

Honestly the man had nothing better to do?!?

Honestly the man had nothing better to do?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By rvk5150

Nice line man!

Nice line man!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By rvk5150

Nice ride!

Nice ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By rvk5150

I believe century simply means riding one hundred...

I believe century simply means riding one hundred miles in one ride or day...there can be multiple stops for food, to use the restroom, to rest...etc
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,702
Posted By rvk5150

I have found that when I start to cramp (rare but...

I have found that when I start to cramp (rare but it happens) in either my calf or thigh I will stand on my pedals; not actually pedal or maybe only once or twice; but just stand up and flex....when...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By rvk5150

Congratulations and thank you for the advice! ...

Congratulations and thank you for the advice! That is quite an accomplishment and kudos to you for sticking it out.
09-10-12, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By rvk5150

I saw this and the ride in Windsor as...

I saw this and the ride in Windsor as well...unfortunately I cannot make it but would like to try. I have never been apart of a group ride or any organized ride/race for that matter so I am hesitant...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-12, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By rvk5150

Friday 18 miles in my neighborhood...Saturday 27...

Friday 18 miles in my neighborhood...Saturday 27 miles in my neighborhood and up and down Lakeshore (Jefferson); great weather but killer wind.

Today will be in the same range; might do my Belle...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,070
Posted By rvk5150

Friday 10.5 miles...kind of gassed after a 60...

Friday 10.5 miles...kind of gassed after a 60 hour+ work week. Saturday 20 miles and today 18 miles; overall a good weekend for me!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,365
Posted By rvk5150

Commando only...or pay for it later.

Commando only...or pay for it later.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By rvk5150

Sorry; as the last posted stated that was the...

Sorry; as the last posted stated that was the intention really....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By rvk5150

How is this ride?

Hello folks,

So...gaining tracking and riding for more distance on a daily basis including my half century last weekend. Today; I wanted to ride to Belle Isle from my home as Belle Isle is...
09-01-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,803
Posted By rvk5150

Lots of good advice here...I wish to chime in. I...

Lots of good advice here...I wish to chime in. I have lost 20 lbs in about 2 months; I use www.myfitnesspal.com to track and set goals; it is free and easy to use. I find by having some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By rvk5150

Early on I had a guy come up next to me...full...

Early on I had a guy come up next to me...full gear on riding a Felt bike. We talked for a minute and he said "hey you can draft if you like" and then he takes off.....within 30 seconds I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By rvk5150

Brooks 17 does wonders for me.

Brooks 17 does wonders for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,448
Posted By rvk5150

I just subscribed to Bicycling Magazine being a...

I just subscribed to Bicycling Magazine being a semi noob....I also believe after one year I will more than likely be dropping it. They have a good site though with tons of information as well.
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