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11-08-07, 07:06 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 140,003
Posted By tt1106

Base layer long sleeve on top, long sleeve...

Base layer long sleeve on top, long sleeve jersey, jacket, shorts, tights, balaclava and booties and gloves
My first Winter road ride. Rode 15 miles, avg. 17 mph. and I was toasty. It was 34...
11-06-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,164
Posted By tt1106

But...What to wear on your eyes.

So, I generally cycle in the morning. This is my first crack at year long cycling instead of a specific season. MY question....What kind of eyewear? I ride in the dark ALOT. SO anythng I pick up...
09-27-07, 04:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By tt1106

Been attacked by bats twice. On-going feud with...

Been attacked by bats twice. On-going feud with the rabbit community.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-07, 06:08 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,817
Posted By tt1106

I have been riding clipless pedals for some time....

I have been riding clipless pedals for some time. No knee pain at all. Which is a great change, since running used to destroy them.
09-18-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,685
Posted By tt1106

I have SPD's. I actually like them alot better...

I have SPD's. I actually like them alot better than my previous Looks.
09-18-07, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By tt1106

Clipless is the way to go. Been using clipless...

Clipless is the way to go. Been using clipless for 20 years. I like powerstraps for my MTB, but only because I'm too cheap to buy new shoes, otherwise I would.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,889
Posted By tt1106

Nada underneath. Jersey over top.

Nada underneath. Jersey over top.
09-18-07, 05:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,115
Posted By tt1106

I am a poser. It's how I make my beer money.

I am a poser. It's how I make my beer money.
Forum: Foo
09-17-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,382
Posted By tt1106

I don't know if I'd use Canada as an example of...

I don't know if I'd use Canada as an example of the perfect system. :) Especially not since all the editorials on long wait times....etc. etc.
Imagine California if you want to envision free...
Forum: Foo
09-15-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By tt1106

So many idiots. Job security for plastic...

So many idiots. Job security for plastic surgeons.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-07, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,508
Posted By tt1106

Nope, only spent a thousand for mine. <heavy...

Nope, only spent a thousand for mine. <heavy sigh>
Forum: Commuting
09-14-07, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,825
Posted By tt1106

Thanks for the responses. They're all very...

Thanks for the responses. They're all very encouraging. I'm working out the logistics and the route.
I drove it home today and the road is a little two laner with no place for anybody to pass,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,979
Posted By tt1106

LOL....If only. When I first started back...

LOL....If only. When I first started back riding, I blew the little brain on my HR monitor and it would consistently read over 230 for MHR. I doubt I can hit that? Luckily I see that less...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,113
Posted By tt1106

Black like my soul. :)

Black like my soul. :)
09-14-07, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,367
Posted By tt1106

If a tree falls in the forest.....

If a tree falls in the forest.....
09-14-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,887
Posted By tt1106

It's not surprising. You should e-mail him a...

It's not surprising. You should e-mail him a letter about opening car doors when motorcyclists drive through.
I'm sure he would appreciate it. ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-14-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,825
Posted By tt1106

Who has the longest commute?

I'd have 52 miles round trip. I can easilly manage the mileage, but I'm still hesitant.
Who rides over 20 each way? Thanks for any replies.
Ps...Do you take supplies in once a week?
I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 08:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,852
Posted By tt1106

I think it is probably a matter of G-Force as...

I think it is probably a matter of G-Force as well. A motorcycle has a much greater mass, so the chance of a 150 rider upsetting it, I would think is minimal, considering inertia and the amount of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,763
Posted By tt1106

I rode 20 yesterday morning and felt all 20. It...

I rode 20 yesterday morning and felt all 20. It was in the low 40's, so I'm sure that had alot to do with it. I checked my HR when I got home, and it was in the normal range. I had a hard time...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,309
Posted By tt1106

Great stories. I can tell you as a police...

Great stories. I can tell you as a police officer in Los Angeles, NOTHING bothered me more than cyclists getting harassed. But what equally bothered me was a peleton of club riders blowing stop...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-07, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,261
Posted By tt1106

making mistakes is a fact of life. Every dad has...

making mistakes is a fact of life. Every dad has accidentally hurt or disappointed their child. It happens.
Unfortunately you will probably hear about this incident again, from your wife and...
09-13-07, 06:59 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 29,295
Posted By tt1106

Ok, call the police or better yet, file a station...

Ok, call the police or better yet, file a station report with the property crimes detective. Explain the circumstances to him.
If you beat the crap out of the guy, you have just left the...
Forum: Foo
09-13-07, 06:46 AM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,923,802
Posted By tt1106

I called out sick to ride yesterday. I'm out...

I called out sick to ride yesterday. I'm out sick again today just because.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-07, 06:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,055
Posted By tt1106

I rode yesterday and it was brrrrrrrr, a cool 41...

I rode yesterday and it was brrrrrrrr, a cool 41 degrees. I wore a vest. I was chilled, but not cold. Tomorrow, I'm definitely wearing a long sleeved jersey.
I can't wait for winter. I rode down...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By tt1106

Ride your age. I turned 38 on the 5th. I didn't...

Ride your age. I turned 38 on the 5th. I didn't ride my age, although I rode a bunch the day before and after.
Don't be like me.
09-08-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By tt1106

NOoooooooo. Don't get a department store bike. ...

NOoooooooo. Don't get a department store bike. Unless you go to Dick's and buy a mongoose.
Please don't get a Fully suspended department store bike. Buy used or new but don't spend 130 on those. ...
09-07-07, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,541
Posted By tt1106

I keep a presta adapter in my seat bag. Knowing...

I keep a presta adapter in my seat bag. Knowing that i have Presta valves, I always make sure I have one.
I keep it screwed into my CO2 inflator.
Forum: Foo
09-07-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,029
Posted By tt1106

I was in bed, sleeping after working the night...

I was in bed, sleeping after working the night shift. My wife woke me up. The phone rang. I left for work and worked 20 hours.
I was in Los Angeles at the time.
09-07-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,411
Posted By tt1106

Good read.

Good read.
09-07-07, 11:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,060
Posted By tt1106

I carry a small pocketknife, but I keep the blade...

I carry a small pocketknife, but I keep the blade rusty. just in case.
09-07-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,758
Posted By tt1106

I would recommend against it. PS....

I would recommend against it.


PS. where's the poll?
09-07-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,275
Posted By tt1106

I use my Gas lawn mower. (20 HP) after I edge...

I use my Gas lawn mower. (20 HP) after I edge and trim my lawn with my gas weed eater. After I mow I then blow the stray clippings out of my driveway with my gas blower.
twice a month, I cut the...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-07, 04:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,889
Posted By tt1106

I bought the same ones from Wal-mart, despite the...

I bought the same ones from Wal-mart, despite the fact that it is everything wrong with our society. So far, no problems. I have a bunch of trainer mileage on them and some road time. They haven't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By tt1106

I have a pair and their alright.

I have a pair and their alright.
09-06-07, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,417
Posted By tt1106

Shut up. (sarcasm)

Shut up. (sarcasm)
Forum: Commuting
09-06-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By tt1106

I ride at 0500, so I start with a light. Of...

I ride at 0500, so I start with a light. Of course, now I need the light the entire ride in the morning, whereas, it used to become optional about halfway in. Cest la vie. Fall is rushing in.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By tt1106

I use a second computer for two reasons, I'm a...

I use a second computer for two reasons, I'm a techy geek and the mount was on my bike when I bought the edge.
Sadly I tend to coagulate all the data from both into several different websites and...
09-06-07, 03:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,053
Posted By tt1106

The problem is beyond cell phones. Cell phones...

The problem is beyond cell phones. Cell phones are a huge problem, but just as big a problem is urban sprawl. As the cities spread out, drive time increases, people spend more time in car. Next...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:02 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,497
Posted By tt1106

40mph on my regular route, 51 on my trainer. ( :)...

40mph on my regular route, 51 on my trainer. ( :) )
09-05-07, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By tt1106

Finally crashed my bike.

Well,
Finally crashed my new bike. Crossing some railroad tracks. My front wheel got caught in the track between the railroad rail and the road. Jerked the wheel left, unfortunately me and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-07, 07:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,767
Posted By tt1106

Congratulations.....Now get back on the horse. ...

Congratulations.....Now get back on the horse.

Ps. road rash is cool. :)
Forum: Foo
09-03-07, 07:09 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,767
Posted By tt1106

I know I'm getting into this kind of late,...

I know I'm getting into this kind of late, but....I am the top of the food chain for my job. I have two executive level bosses. I am one of the youngest bosses where I work.
I am always me. I...
08-29-07, 03:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,128
Posted By tt1106

I will keep my 205, cateye HR monitor and...

I will keep my 205, cateye HR monitor and Megellan GPS for Street mapping. Besides, there would be hell to pay from the missus if another GPS that does exactly the same thing as the old GPS were...
Forum: Foo
08-29-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,100
Posted By tt1106

Next Wednesday I will have 19 years until I reach...

Next Wednesday I will have 19 years until I reach Minimum retirement age.

Happy Birthday to me.
08-29-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,141
Posted By tt1106

Wear a helmet when cycling, don't wear one...

Wear a helmet when cycling, don't wear one driving, but would if required(although, I can't see why it would be, the most catastrophic injuries in auto accidents are caused by ejections, hence...
08-29-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,860
Posted By tt1106

That's really too bad. I'm sure some legislator...

That's really too bad. I'm sure some legislator will look for an opportunity to require some additional safety devices, like proximity alarms.
Unfortunately this only proves that life is very...
08-29-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,921
Posted By tt1106

I use two. One that extends from the end of the...

I use two. One that extends from the end of the drop bars and a helmet mounted one. It is a momentary hassle to get everything in alignment, but then it is much safer.
I ride with guys who don't...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-07, 10:00 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 12,545
Posted By tt1106

It's all fun and games until you're getting fed...

It's all fun and games until you're getting fed through a straw. I know plenty of people who have crashed and most of them saved their helmets for sentimental reasons.
All their heads are fine,...
08-21-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 93,180
Posted By tt1106

edge 205. ...

edge 205.
http://www.gps4fun.com/images/gar_edge205.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,662
Posted By tt1106

Yep, electric shifting. Just look at flight...

Yep, electric shifting. Just look at flight deck. How long until you push a button and a wireless electric derailleur shifts the chain. Assuming there even is a derailleur. I don't think it's...
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