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03-24-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Mr Sinister

Hello everyone...

I used to visit this site and this area all the time a few years ago. Then I started to have medical issues and I couldn't ride, or do much of anything. So not being able to do much I sat around and...
Forum: Northeast
04-27-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By Mr Sinister

I remember you saying you had some shoulder pain...

I remember you saying you had some shoulder pain last time I saw you on a NBW ride ( I think it was the one from walmart in Raynham not 100% sure though). I hope by that time I will also have the new...
Forum: Northeast
04-27-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By Mr Sinister

Strava is a free site that if you have a smart...

Strava is a free site that if you have a smart phone and download the app will allow you to track your rides and post them online, you can also use a Garmin for this. Its really a great thing for...
Forum: Northeast
04-27-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By Mr Sinister

Thank you. As I started reading this thread I...

Thank you. As I started reading this thread I thought I missed the sign up date yet again. I hope you have your new bike now after last years crash, and hope to see you there.
03-02-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,982
Posted By Mr Sinister

Depends on the bike, my weight, wind, solo or not...

Depends on the bike, my weight, wind, solo or not and the terrain.

Road bike on my own doing flats about 16-18 mph no winds... with a head wind half way about 15-16.
Road bike with a group about...
03-01-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mr Sinister

These are some nice goals from everyone. Like...

These are some nice goals from everyone. Like most if not all one of my own goals is to get under 200 LBS. My other goals are mostly distance. I want to do these rides in order... metric century,...
09-13-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,360
Posted By Mr Sinister

Wear padded shorts and adjust the seat angle. I...

Wear padded shorts and adjust the seat angle. I was always told to have the seat level, but this might not be right for you so try to find an angle that works for you. I would check the seat first...
09-12-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mr Sinister

I have found the same thing too. I tend to go...

I have found the same thing too. I tend to go easier and faster if I am standing, and tire faster if seated.
09-10-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 8,988
Posted By Mr Sinister

End of summer colds are great, aren't they? I am...

End of summer colds are great, aren't they? I am also getting over one now, with all the weather changes from day to day. So my month has started off slow too. Missed a couple of days, but snuck out...
09-10-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,747
Posted By Mr Sinister

I've seen it, I think I can reach the pedals...

I've seen it, I think I can reach the pedals (might have to lower the seat a little). Let me take it for a spin, at the NBW ride on Sunday. ;)
09-02-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mr Sinister

When I first started riding with SPD pedals and...

When I first started riding with SPD pedals and shoes, someone here told me something to do when you fall, LAUGH. This was something I did as it kept people from asking the question "Are You All...
08-30-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Mr Sinister

I;m not sure what size pants those are (and it...

I;m not sure what size pants those are (and it would be different in bike shorts).

Love2pedal has 4X.

http://www.love2pedal.com/c-15-mens-bike-shorts.aspx?section=-15-

Nashbar only goes up...
08-30-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,647
Posted By Mr Sinister

8/01 ~ 25.1 8/02 ~ 38.1 8/03 ~ 34.1 8/03 ~...

8/01 ~ 25.1
8/02 ~ 38.1
8/03 ~ 34.1
8/03 ~ 18.1
8/04 ~ 57.2
8/05 ~ 23.3
8/06 ~ 29.2
8/07 ~ 31.2
8/08 ~ 33.1
8/09 ~ 01.0
08-30-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Mr Sinister

Oh and coming up short just gives you something...

Oh and coming up short just gives you something to shoot for the next time out... ( Should I say something to shoot for to someone from Texas?)
08-30-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Mr Sinister

I was starting to feel queasy too today, on my...

I was starting to feel queasy too today, on my ride. I think my stupid @$$ needs to learn to drink more while riding. I had a slight dizzy spell and almost kissed the pavement, when I got off the...
08-28-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,647
Posted By Mr Sinister

8/01 ~ 25.1 8/02 ~ 38.1 8/03 ~ 34.1 8/03 ~...

8/01 ~ 25.1
8/02 ~ 38.1
8/03 ~ 34.1
8/03 ~ 18.1
8/04 ~ 57.2
8/05 ~ 23.3
8/06 ~ 29.2
8/07 ~ 31.2
8/08 ~ 33.1
8/09 ~ 01.0
08-28-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By Mr Sinister

Nope and I also use it on my bar tape too. :D

Nope and I also use it on my bar tape too. :D
08-28-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By Mr Sinister

I try to clean my drive-train every week, but...

I try to clean my drive-train every week, but have found myself getting lazy. I do like to take it apart and do each piece separately. I have not done this in about 2 weeks (this Friday) and think I...
08-27-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By Mr Sinister

A 100 mile ride... I personally have never done...

A 100 mile ride... I personally have never done one. My longest ride is 91 miles. Now I want to get a 100 mile ride done before the years end. I also weigh about 10 pounds less and am about 19 years...
08-27-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,647
Posted By Mr Sinister

8/01 ~ 25.1 8/02 ~ 38.1 8/03 ~ 34.1 8/03 ~...

8/01 ~ 25.1
8/02 ~ 38.1
8/03 ~ 34.1
8/03 ~ 18.1
8/04 ~ 57.2
8/05 ~ 23.3
8/06 ~ 29.2
8/07 ~ 31.2
8/08 ~ 33.1
8/09 ~ 01.0
08-27-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 16,010
Posted By Mr Sinister

I so want to be able to try this ride next year....

I so want to be able to try this ride next year. Its one of about a dozen I want to try soon.
08-26-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By Mr Sinister

I know the feeling, August has been my lazy month...

I know the feeling, August has been my lazy month too. Its just like at times I don't even want to look at the bike, never mind ride it.
08-26-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By Mr Sinister

I would be the wrong person to ask this question...

I would be the wrong person to ask this question to, but I feel like throwing in my 2 cents. I have now taken a whole 3 days off riding since the start of summer. Some days it was a mile (1 time,...
08-26-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,318
Posted By Mr Sinister

Ok so let me start by saying whatever you burn...

Ok so let me start by saying whatever you burn will not be as much as you think you have burned. Meaning all the math is done on the average, and might not be 100% for anyone here as we are all...
08-16-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,647
Posted By Mr Sinister

I have 470.7 miles but its not even half of what...

I have 470.7 miles but its not even half of what I want for the month. So I need to take my game to the next level. This mileage is according Strava.



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08-16-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By Mr Sinister

I will ride in a light rain or a drizzle. Have...

I will ride in a light rain or a drizzle. Have been known to ride in a light snow too. When its raining hard I run and hide. I have been caught in a downpour or 5 in my time, and a thunderstorm too.
01-05-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By Mr Sinister

Not only was the question a trick question, but...

Not only was the question a trick question, but so was the set up... Is the same amount of exercise (cycling) in miles or time? If it was in time, then the smaller guy would get in more miles and...
12-23-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,917
Posted By Mr Sinister

I'm in as I just saw this and have just been a...

I'm in as I just saw this and have just been a stalker as of late. I will try for 500-600 miles as I already have 318.

12/1 ~ 10.33
12/2 ~ 32.26
12/4 ~ 12.44
12/5 ~ 12.36
12/6 ~ 17.77
12/7 ~...
12-23-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Mr Sinister

Mr. Beanz I know the feeling with the winds....

Mr. Beanz I know the feeling with the winds. Yesterday it felt like I was pulling a 30 pound anchor here in Mass. The winds were swriling so almost no mater which way I went it sucked.
06-23-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By Mr Sinister

If I was on that coast I would so wanna go. I...

If I was on that coast I would so wanna go. I have done 2 metric centuries solo so far this month, and a double would be fun/taxing. I hope you enjoy yourself as much as you can and just enjoy the...
06-23-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

6/1 ~ 39.48 6/3 ~ 62.9 6/5 ~ 16.9 6/6 ~...

6/1 ~ 39.48
6/3 ~ 62.9
6/5 ~ 16.9
6/6 ~ 30.4
6/8 ~ 52.1
6/9 ~ 32.1
6/10 ~ 40.0
6/11 ~ 15.2
6/12 ~ 13.3 ( 11.0 mountain biking)
6/13 ~ 8.2
06-23-12, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Mr Sinister

TBH, when I get lost I look to my maps app, find...

TBH, when I get lost I look to my maps app, find out where I am and look for somewhere where I know I can find a way home. Then I just go to that point. It might involve me looking it up a few times...
06-22-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,128
Posted By Mr Sinister

They must see you coming a mile away, if you...

They must see you coming a mile away, if you really pay that much to have a wheel trued. When my wheels are trued it only costs $5 each. If I need a spoke replaced that is another $5... Point is it...
06-21-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,319
Posted By Mr Sinister

IndianaRecRider...

IndianaRecRider (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php/185073-IndianaRecRider) I wish you the best. Get all the help you need, and take all the time you need. Just get yourself to where you feel...
06-21-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,319
Posted By Mr Sinister

Its so easy for some of us. I used to eat a sheet...

Its so easy for some of us. I used to eat a sheet of pizza, and that is about the size of 2 large pizzas, bread sticks and wash it down with a 2 liter bottle of Mountain Dew. This would be done all...
06-21-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Mr Sinister

What are your eating habits on and off the bike?...

What are your eating habits on and off the bike? ( Last meal of the day, first meal, what you eat and the times you eat)

What do you do besides biking, both when riding, and when not riding? (...
06-21-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

I'm now just 37.12 miles behind my personal goal...

I'm now just 37.12 miles behind my personal goal of 30 miles a day for the month. But I will be happy with 25 miles a day. So that is anything from 750 - 900 miles for the month. With the 25 miles a...
06-21-12, 09:03 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

6/1 ~ 39.48 6/3 ~ 62.9 6/5 ~ 16.9 6/6 ~...

6/1 ~ 39.48
6/3 ~ 62.9
6/5 ~ 16.9
6/6 ~ 30.4
6/8 ~ 52.1
6/9 ~ 32.1
6/10 ~ 40.0
6/11 ~ 15.2
6/12 ~ 13.3 ( 11.0 mountain biking)
6/13 ~ 8.2
06-21-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

6/1 ~ 39.48 6/3 ~ 62.9 6/5 ~ 16.9 6/6 ~...

6/1 ~ 39.48
6/3 ~ 62.9
6/5 ~ 16.9
6/6 ~ 30.4
6/8 ~ 52.1
6/9 ~ 32.1
6/10 ~ 40.0
6/11 ~ 15.2
6/12 ~ 13.3 ( 11.0 mountain biking)
6/13 ~ 8.2
06-19-12, 10:40 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

Thank you. Looking at my numbers, I really...

Thank you.

Looking at my numbers, I really screwed up on the numbers. I have fixed it.
06-19-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

6/1 ~ 39.48 6/3 ~ 62.9 6/5 ~ 16.9 6/6 ~...

6/1 ~ 39.48
6/3 ~ 62.9
6/5 ~ 16.9
6/6 ~ 30.4
6/8 ~ 52.1
6/9 ~ 32.1
6/10 ~ 40.0
6/11 ~ 15.2
6/12 ~ 13.3 ( 11.0 mountain biking)
6/13 ~ 8.2
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 15,258
Posted By Mr Sinister

I don't know if this link was posted or not, but...

I don't know if this link was posted or not, but watch the video, and pay attention to the last 30 seconds. Someone else was killed when a cyclist struck a pedestrian. This was done when this person...
06-18-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

6/1 ~ 39.48 6/3 ~ 62.9 6/5 ~ 16.9 6/6 ~...

6/1 ~ 39.48
6/3 ~ 62.9
6/5 ~ 16.9
6/6 ~ 30.4
6/8 ~ 52.1
6/9 ~ 32.1
6/10 ~ 40.0
6/11 ~ 15.2
6/12 ~ 13.3 ( 11.0 mountain biking)
6/13 ~ 8.2
06-17-12, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Mr Sinister

Most of what you say I agree with, and needed to...

Most of what you say I agree with, and needed to learn, if not all. Next time I will leave earlier by at least 15 - 20 minutes to give me time to get there. I will not bring as much gear with me, so...
06-16-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Mr Sinister

My First Group Ride

Okay so I have never ever done a group ride until today. I was invited by a LBS a few weeks ago, and finally took them up on the offer first thing this morning. Well I started out biking the 10 miles...
06-16-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Mr Sinister

Congratulations... And inbox me the number, I...

Congratulations... And inbox me the number, I will call. :-P
06-16-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Mr Sinister

Was it solo or with a group? If it was solo, all...

Was it solo or with a group? If it was solo, all the more power to you. I did 1 so far this year solo, and I know how much of a pain it is.
06-16-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

My goal was for less than 1 mile... I failed at...

My goal was for less than 1 mile... I failed at that on day 1. Honestly I don't think I'll get 800 miles in, but 500 - 750 is within reach.


***Damn it I just realized I forgot to put in 4.2...
06-16-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,766
Posted By Mr Sinister

6/1 ~ 39.48 6/3 ~ 62.9 6/5 ~ 16.9 6/6 ~...

6/1 ~ 39.48
6/3 ~ 62.9
6/5 ~ 16.9
6/6 ~ 30.4
6/8 ~ 52.1
6/9 ~ 32.1
6/10 ~ 40.0
6/11 ~ 15.2
6/12 ~ 13.3 ( 11.0 mountain biking)
6/13 ~ 8.2
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