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Forum: Commuting
03-30-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,720
Posted By Griffin2020

Second and third...

Second and third...
03-30-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By Griffin2020

Love the RoadID commercials: "...helmet,...

Love the RoadID commercials:

"...helmet, shoes, bazooka, RoadId..."
03-30-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By Griffin2020

Apple has over $16 BILLION USD in cash....naw,...

Apple has over $16 BILLION USD in cash....naw, it's not that big.
Forum: Texas
02-07-10, 12:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By Griffin2020

This is the same weekend as the D/FW Bike MS...

This is the same weekend as the D/FW Bike MS event.

You would think that even organizers would not want to schedule big events on the same weekend.
Forum: Texas
02-03-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Griffin2020

Are the stops going to be posted anywhere so that...

Are the stops going to be posted anywhere so that riders can plan routes, or do they all have to be out and back from RBM?
Forum: Texas
02-03-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Griffin2020

Unfortunately, if you look around the road bike...

Unfortunately, if you look around the road bike pages, you will find that this is the big arguement. There is much debate about which frame material is best.
Some say steel, some say carbon, some...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Griffin2020

Here is some bike porn... :-) 134430134431

Here is some bike porn... :-)

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By Griffin2020

That completely depends on what was used to...

That completely depends on what was used to denature the alcohol. Some manufacturers use an oil-base that will leave residue.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By Griffin2020

Did not say what brand of papertowel. If it is...

Did not say what brand of papertowel. If it is like the ones we have at work, they are more abrasive than Scotchbrite.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Griffin2020

Leg or knee warmers, arm warmers and maybe a...

Leg or knee warmers, arm warmers and maybe a convertable jacket.
I also have a couple of long sleeve jerseys.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Griffin2020

Yeah, it looked sad hanging on the wall. I even...

Yeah, it looked sad hanging on the wall. I even took it on one of my trips, but did not get to ride.

It is a standard Cervelo RS, Ultegra SL. I do not have any potraits of it yet...
Hopefully...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Griffin2020

First Commute of the year, first ride on new bike

Well, the weather and situations have finally aligned to allow me to ride to work today. It was a little cool, but not horrible once I got going.

I really like my new Cervelo (pcked it up...
Forum: Texas
01-20-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,865
Posted By Griffin2020

Last year was not horrible. The first about 10...

Last year was not horrible. The first about 10 miles was smooth. There were varying qualities of chipseal on the rest of the route.
01-07-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Griffin2020

You really think Vino has a shot?

You really think Vino has a shot?
01-07-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,649
Posted By Griffin2020

$4.2 Billion (that's with a B) in sales. The...

$4.2 Billion (that's with a B) in sales.

The Street also likes the move, and some of the other corporate things they are doing....
Forum: Commuting
01-05-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,343
Posted By Griffin2020

The issue is not with the rim, as my CX bike and...

The issue is not with the rim, as my CX bike and Road bike both have the same size rims, it is what sized tire will clear your brakes and frame.

I run 38s on my CX bike, and 28s on my road bike...
Forum: Texas
01-04-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By Griffin2020

Funny, but my experience has been exactly...

Funny, but my experience has been exactly opposite of yours.
I have been into the North Store twice, and both times I was almost ignored. One employee turned his nose up at me when I tried to ask a...
Forum: Texas
01-04-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

I think that mostly it is the fact that it...

I think that mostly it is the fact that it normally sells out so quickly that nobody even thinks there will be spots open this late in the game.
12-26-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Griffin2020

As far as the bikes go, I think that most of the...

As far as the bikes go, I think that most of the special ones (except for LA's different paint job each day) are decals put on by the team mechanics.
Forum: Commuting
12-26-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,572
Posted By Griffin2020

I got a Cervelo RS, and a Canon G11. The wife...

I got a Cervelo RS, and a Canon G11. The wife and I got a 4 day pass (each) to the House of Mouse in Florida.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,102
Posted By Griffin2020

I personally cannot stand metal bottle cages...

I personally cannot stand metal bottle cages anymore. I use composite cages, but not CF. Have never had one eject a bottle or break, and they weigh about a gnats fart more than a carbon cage (at...
Forum: Texas
12-20-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

It is a competition if you want it to be a...

It is a competition if you want it to be a competition. I was simply pointing out that there are many people who raise a metric a**load of money every year through a variety of methods. It does not...
Forum: Texas
12-18-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

Please re read the entire sentence. They did a...

Please re read the entire sentence. They did a large variety of things, including bake sales, golf tournies, etc.
Forum: Texas
12-17-09, 12:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

I am sure that some of them have corporate...

I am sure that some of them have corporate support. But the majority of the consistent top fund-raisers in the D/FW area (Sam's Club) do so through their own hard work and ingenuity. They organize...
Forum: Texas
12-15-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,151
Posted By Griffin2020

This is the route that I would use to do this. ...

This is the route that I would use to do this.

It is 65 miles.
Notice that the trails are closed near University.
http://www.roadbikerides.com/ride/view/dallas_to_benbrook/5797
Forum: Texas
12-15-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

It is great that you have raised over $5K, and it...

It is great that you have raised over $5K, and it is appreciated, but there are individuals that raise 100s of thousands of dollars EVERY year. The challenge is to think up new and creative ways to...
Forum: Texas
12-14-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

+1000 I was happy to see (at both rides I...

+1000

I was happy to see (at both rides I was involved with last year) that most of the people kept site of this fact. It is obvious that you will not be able to please 100% of the people 100%...
Forum: Texas
12-13-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

Exactly. They still had to spend the same funds...

Exactly. They still had to spend the same funds that they would have had the ride been run.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,666
Posted By Griffin2020

I see turkeys frequently, just not the type that...

I see turkeys frequently, just not the type that the law is ok you shooting or eating.
12-11-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By Griffin2020

The Reebok shoes are similar to the MBT shoes,...

The Reebok shoes are similar to the MBT shoes, except that MBT (http://us.mbt.com/) has a larger rocker area, and focuses more on balance and stability. New Balance is supposed to be working on some...
Forum: Texas
12-11-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

I worked both the BP (Houston) and the Sams Club...

I worked both the BP (Houston) and the Sams Club (DFW) last year. Both rides had one of the days cancelled. I think that they could have done day 2 in Fort Worth, but it was also right in the middle...
Forum: Texas
12-07-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Griffin2020

I am from the Dallas area, and am thinking about...

I am from the Dallas area, and am thinking about riding.

Looking for a team, any suggestions?
12-02-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By Griffin2020

It is definitely useful to find a teacher with...

It is definitely useful to find a teacher with whom you are comfortable to assist in making the modifications to the poses in order to allow you to grow into the "true" poses over a period of time. ...
11-30-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By Griffin2020

Yoga. You will not be able to get deeply...

Yoga.

You will not be able to get deeply into most of the poses at first, but with time it will come.
Great exercise, great mind calming, I absotively love it.
Forum: Texas
11-30-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Griffin2020

My understanding is that blinkies, etc would not...

My understanding is that blinkies, etc would not have made a difference in this case.

The murderist was speeding and ran the stop sign.
I would not even reduce this to vehicular manslaughter....
Forum: Commuting
11-20-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By Griffin2020

I had a package go from Carrollton, Texas...

I had a package go from Carrollton, Texas (northern part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex), to New Jersey (by truck), then back to Grand Prairie (southern part of D/FW- by truck, before being...
11-20-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By Griffin2020

I started at around 400#. I am down to 280. I...

I started at around 400#. I am down to 280.
I would love to loose another 100#, but would be happy if I only lost 50-60.
It has been a very long time since I have been below 250.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,597
Posted By Griffin2020

I just got a fabulous image of a boatload of...

I just got a fabulous image of a boatload of banana peels being spilled and spreading across the beaches of Central America...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,668
Posted By Griffin2020

Wow. Each

Wow.




Each
Forum: Commuting
11-18-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By Griffin2020

Back in the day I had a patch kit that used heat....

Back in the day I had a patch kit that used heat.

You attached it to the area to be patched, lit the panel in the metal tray, and once the fire was gone, let it sit a minute or two, then pull the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,256
Posted By Griffin2020

I pronounce it or...

I pronounce it or [[B]bahy-si-kuhhttp://sp.ask.com/dictstatic/dictionary/graphics/luna/thinsp.pngl]
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,143
Posted By Griffin2020

Just remember, 90 days/6 months/12 months is...

Just remember, 90 days/6 months/12 months is NEVER the same as cash.

We know that you want a new bike. But if you put away what you would be paying monthly into an account, continue to ride what...
Forum: Texas
11-16-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Griffin2020

They were this weekend. The water level is...

They were this weekend.
The water level is starting to drop, but I am sure that the low-dams are very slimy after being submerged for three weeks plus.
Forum: Foo
11-12-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 822
Posted By Griffin2020

Observant enough to notice the grammatical and...

Observant enough to notice the grammatical and spelling errors in the instructions...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Griffin2020

AirZound

AirZound
Forum: Texas
11-09-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Griffin2020

When did the do that? The trail was closed just...

When did the do that? The trail was closed just past University previously, and it started out with barricades, but they took them away (as well as the advanced notice of the trail...
11-09-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By Griffin2020

http://www.rei.com/product/709112 These are the...

http://www.rei.com/product/709112
These are the tires that I use on my cross bike (Vittoria Randonneur)
I use these in all conditions (have yet to try in mud, though), and they work great.
11-09-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By Griffin2020

I bought a Fuji Cross, one level above the Comp...

I bought a Fuji Cross, one level above the Comp (105 front, Ultegra back) for around $900 (plus triple Performance points).
11-08-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Griffin2020

Being over 200#, I am sorry, but I would never...

Being over 200#, I am sorry, but I would never even consider using a folding pedal.

IMHO, that would be akin to using a folding wheel. Just simply to vital to weaken in that way.
Forum: Texas
11-07-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Griffin2020

Call Bike Barn. The store by Rice has used...

Call Bike Barn.

The store by Rice has used bikes, I think.
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