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04-25-11, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4,179
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Posted By mellum76

I decided that I would NOT stop at the gas...

I decided that I would NOT stop at the gas station this time 'round. I made the right choice, methinks.

I had fun although next time we should get a small "team" together to try and drive the...
04-08-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By mellum76

sorry, yes, i did mean MT. i don't think i'll...

sorry, yes, i did mean MT. i don't think i'll ever get to see those damn windmills up close. :(
04-07-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By mellum76

I think I'll be starting from Dublin so will meet...

I think I'll be starting from Dublin so will meet you guys at SG for the start. I'll do SG and Patterson with you before turning onto Camino Tassajara to skip Livermore.
03-25-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By mellum76

How about parking right-off of Edgewood and...

How about parking right-off of Edgewood and Canada?
03-10-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 37,864
Posted By mellum76

Hi all, You pay for shipping, k? 1)...

Hi all,

You pay for shipping, k?

1) Generic sidepull brake-set
...
02-01-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By mellum76

Sunday 02/20 would work for me - I would need to...

Sunday 02/20 would work for me - I would need to be back home no later than 3:30 for a previous commitment.
01-31-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,630
Posted By mellum76

Sat PV ride was my fall-back option as well. I...

Sat PV ride was my fall-back option as well. I guess I'll see you there, M?
01-31-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,630
Posted By mellum76

Don't let me down, Henry!!! Who's in for this...

Don't let me down, Henry!!! Who's in for this one?

1) Blastradius
2) Mellum76
3) Pelikan (?)
4) Ygduf (?)
5) ???
01-30-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,630
Posted By mellum76

Fine by me. See you on 02/12

Fine by me. See you on 02/12
01-28-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,630
Posted By mellum76

Sounds like a plan, Henry. Putting it on my...

Sounds like a plan, Henry. Putting it on my calendar now.
01-26-11, 12:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,630
Posted By mellum76

Was actually thinking I'd drop down Sharp Park...

Was actually thinking I'd drop down Sharp Park road - I've always wanted to try that on the bike.

Henry and Mateo, care to put a date on the calendar for this one? No MTB for me, all I have is my...
01-24-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,630
Posted By mellum76

I'd be interested in riding this as well. Lemme...

I'd be interested in riding this as well. Lemme me know when you plan on going.
12-28-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By mellum76

I'm in if the weather holds. I'll plan on...

I'm in if the weather holds. I'll plan on meeting you at Robert's.
12-22-10, 03:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,417
Posted By mellum76

* Threadjack * Hey Curtis, I don't...

* Threadjack *

Hey Curtis,

I don't ever remember having a ride to officially unveil your 2010 BF NorCal kit design? This would be a great time to do so.
12-22-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,417
Posted By mellum76

I'm in.

I'm in.
12-15-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By mellum76

I'm not a doubles guy so will most likely just...

I'm not a doubles guy so will most likely just join you for a portion of the right (OLH -> Coast -> back up Tunitas)
12-07-10, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,145
Posted By mellum76

I have: Angels Downward Spiral Fight...

I have:

Angels
Downward Spiral
Fight Club
Revolver

I've been gravitating more towards Angels and, now, Revolver these days. Angels will hurt b/c of the long climbs and Revolver b/c it calls...
12-07-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,417
Posted By mellum76

Put me down for a "maybe". I usually spend Xmas...

Put me down for a "maybe". I usually spend Xmas eve in Marin but might come-out if this ride starts early enough. I definitely need to catch-up with a few folks here on this thread as I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By mellum76

Yes, it took the full 10 business days for my...

Yes, it took the full 10 business days for my package to arrive recently. This never happened before. Maybe this has something to do with the customs clamping-down on packages being shipped from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,605
Posted By mellum76

UK, I'm the proud daddy of a 13-month old...

UK,

I'm the proud daddy of a 13-month old and had to chime-in.

A couple of tips that worked for me:

1) get a trainer - I sometimes only have time to ride late at night after putting the...
10-22-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By mellum76

Nice. Next question: which showing? Don't think...

Nice. Next question: which showing? Don't think I can swing the 6pm.
10-22-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By mellum76

I'm interested but would be more apt to view at...

I'm interested but would be more apt to view at the Castro. I don't think I can justify driving all the way up to Marin.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By mellum76

The handlebar still has a rounded shape where it...

The handlebar still has a rounded shape where it meets the stem. I can mount my Cateye light(s) on there with no problem.
10-07-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,435
Posted By mellum76

What an awesome way to break-in the new bike. :)

What an awesome way to break-in the new bike. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,398
Posted By mellum76

There's no clearcoat on this bike, so it's...

There's no clearcoat on this bike, so it's possible to remove the decals if you wanted to. I've read, in other threads, that decal removal will void the BD warranty however. (!).

I've removed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,398
Posted By mellum76

I've had the Rival-equipped version for about 1.5...

I've had the Rival-equipped version for about 1.5 months now - no complaints here.

The frame's a bit flexy, if you really stand on it, but there's worse ways to spend ~ $1600 IMO. I use the bike...
09-09-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,021
Posted By mellum76

I should be good for this Sat as well. ...

I should be good for this Sat as well.

Ron, are you still game?
09-08-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,408
Posted By mellum76

^^ That's awesome Henry. I cannot wait for my...

^^
That's awesome Henry. I cannot wait for my boy to grow-up - I'm already looking at bikes with training wheels. :)
07-21-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By mellum76

Yes.

Yes.
07-21-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By mellum76

I have a partial hall pass for Sat: I need to be...

I have a partial hall pass for Sat: I need to be at a party around 5:30 - 6.

Early start time is good for me. In.
07-21-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By mellum76

Thinking about jumping-in on this one. Any...

Thinking about jumping-in on this one. Any updates on day and start time?
07-12-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,081
Posted By mellum76

I came. I saw. I completed 5 passes. I had...

I came. I saw. I completed 5 passes.

I had a score to settle with this ride. Last year I DNF'd after some bozo knocked me over and I landed on my wrist. Whatever.

There would be no racing...
07-05-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By mellum76

That is an awesome picture, Curtis. I wasn't...

That is an awesome picture, Curtis. I wasn't even born, yet, in 1975. ;)

Thanks for sharing.
07-01-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,826
Posted By mellum76

Thanks Curtis, you are the man. :)

Thanks Curtis, you are the man. :)
04-18-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By mellum76

I have no issues with my 500, either. I'm still...

I have no issues with my 500, either. I'm still on 2.20 and have no reason to upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By mellum76

I've used the DeSotos in the past and wasn't too...

I've used the DeSotos in the past and wasn't too impressed: the elastic tends to stretch-out waaay too easily. I also found that they are most effective when you splash water on them - the airflow...
04-01-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,826
Posted By mellum76

Just sent paypal, to you, Curtis. Thank you...

Just sent paypal, to you, Curtis.

Thank you for taking the time to manage all this. :)
03-24-10, 11:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,086
Posted By mellum76

Looks good to me, Curtis. Thank you, again, for...

Looks good to me, Curtis. Thank you, again, for stepping-up to the plate.

I'm in for a size S race cut jersey, windvest and bibs.
03-22-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,086
Posted By mellum76

No need to get violent, I will commit now.

No need to get violent, I will commit now.
03-22-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,086
Posted By mellum76

So, Curtis, do you have the full kit design, in...

So, Curtis, do you have the full kit design, in mind, complete with bibs & arm / leg warmers? Exciting!!!

We dropped the ball on this a while back; it would have been neat to be all kitted-out...
03-21-10, 11:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,086
Posted By mellum76

You have my vote, Curtis. Yessirree... :)

You have my vote, Curtis. Yessirree... :)
03-19-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,086
Posted By mellum76

The brown color doesn't really strike me as a...

The brown color doesn't really strike me as a springtime / beginning of the season-type jersey. It feels more like something to be worn in the fall.

I'd pick either the blue or black jersey...
03-17-10, 04:54 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,086
Posted By mellum76

I'd still be interested to see what kind of...

I'd still be interested to see what kind of design Curtis can come-up with. No pressure!!! ;)
02-17-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,229
Posted By mellum76

Don't feed the troll...

Don't feed the troll...
02-02-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By mellum76

If you're riding through a sketchy neighborhood...

If you're riding through a sketchy neighborhood I'd go with the recommended beater bike technique. As an aside, though, the bike would be the last of my worries. I'd carry as little valuables, on...
01-28-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 85,818
Posted By mellum76

I went on a bender, of sorts, this week... ...

I went on a bender, of sorts, this week...

Something for my bum:

http://www.specialized.com/OA_MEDIA/equip/2720-1270_l.jpg

Something to replace my worthless Blackburn mini pump:
...
01-22-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By mellum76

Ahmose, Ygduf is correct: during winter time...

Ahmose,

Ygduf is correct: during winter time we've been taking shorter, and fewer, designated food stops - it's just too cold and we lose all forward momentum. We just usually cram food down when...
01-22-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By mellum76

Hey Matt, would be good to catch-up with you. ...

Hey Matt, would be good to catch-up with you. I'll PM my contact details.
01-08-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,633
Posted By mellum76

Yay, Paula! Congrats! PM me if you need any...

Yay, Paula! Congrats!

PM me if you need any help / recommendations for the little one. (I'm a new daddy) :)
01-03-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,789
Posted By mellum76

My final stats for 2009: 5128 miles ...

My final stats for 2009:

5128 miles
480,045 ft climbing
348 hours in the saddle

I wasn't too big on organized rides this past year: a product of my FAIL during Death Ride. Highlights for me...
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