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06-25-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By mikeini

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Forum: Triathlon
06-18-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By mikeini

sorry guys but i am a tri newb (my first one is...

sorry guys but i am a tri newb (my first one is this saturday... SOOOO excited). BUt i am just confused on the role of the transition bag: is it just to throw in your wetsuit and have dry clothes...
05-10-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By mikeini

i think this link will come in handy: ...

i think this link will come in handy:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/08/health/nutrition/08BEST.html?_r=1&ref=health&oref=slogin
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-07, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By mikeini

thanks for the responses. I can't tell you...

thanks for the responses.

I can't tell you exactly how it broke. I stopped to check something else out (what i thought was unrelated about my tire) and when i went to put it back on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-07, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By mikeini

Campy Derailleur

Hey guys -

On my ride today my rear derailleur snapped and i was able to wedge a rock to at least get 2 miles closers to home.

I currently have a Univega Modo Vivere which has all campy parts...
04-13-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By mikeini

Thanks everyone! I will most certainly...

Thanks everyone!

I will most certainly start to eat more fiber and protein in natural sources ..... (check on the fresh fruit and lean meats!)
04-12-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By mikeini

Thanks guys.. sorry that its so constant .... i...

Thanks guys.. sorry that its so constant .... i dont really eat much fiber but i def. eat carbs ... thanks for the input. The amount of my weight is minimal at the moment
04-12-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By mikeini

Insatiable Hunger

Hey guys -

I wanted to get your thoughts on something. While its natural for your body to crave nutrients during and after a long ride, it seems that now after commuting for 6 months (5 miles...
04-10-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By mikeini

DAMMIT! i knew it ... well in case the general...

DAMMIT! i knew it ... well in case the general cycling discussion forum wanted to add their 2 cents ....
04-10-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By mikeini

Bike seats/Erectile Dysfunction

WATCHOUT FOR THAT SEAT! (http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-he-cycling9apr09,1,1557004.story?coll=la-headlines-health)

I saw it yesterday and a quick search didnt come up with anything ......
04-07-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By mikeini

Thanks guys!! I was finally able to do it and it...

Thanks guys!! I was finally able to do it and it turned out ot be 2108 ... so 210 was actually spot on. Weird .. i really thought that it was off but its not! THanks guys.... it is GREATLY...
04-02-07, 03:57 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By mikeini

rha: was any drilling or anythign required or is...

rha: was any drilling or anythign required or is it just friction thats keepign it in place?What if your ceiling isn't concrete but like a plaster? (forgive me the technical name is escaping me at...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,902
Posted By mikeini

I personally love my Tom Bihn Brain Bag (travel...

I personally love my Tom Bihn Brain Bag (travel bag). It can literally handle anything you throw at it.. its huge and it is never awkward on your back, despite its potential weight. I use it...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,554
Posted By mikeini

i am glad to spark such a debate!!! I am just...

i am glad to spark such a debate!!! I am just trying to figure it out becuase while i dont mind the t-shirt/basketball shorts, i want to get something better especially for my longer rides on the...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,554
Posted By mikeini

Commuting Attire

Hey guys -

So i have been commuting to work for about 6 months now and i still don't own a single piece of biking appearal - shorts, jersey etc but i am very much thinking about it now. BUt...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,032
Posted By mikeini

I am in the same boat ... has one actually used...

I am in the same boat ... has one actually used that glory cycle light? Do backlights come in very high end models?
03-28-07, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By mikeini

Thanks guys. I will do this on Sat/Sun when i...

Thanks guys. I will do this on Sat/Sun when i have access to a measuring tape.. will keep you all posted!
03-27-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By mikeini

mesuare the distance and then what? divide by 5...

mesuare the distance and then what? divide by 5 becuase its 5 revolutions?
03-27-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,876
Posted By mikeini

Damn .. if only i was near SD to take advantage...

Damn .. if only i was near SD to take advantage of it! Is there ever anything like this near Los Angeles?
03-27-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By mikeini

Great call then ... thanks slowandsteay!! I...

Great call then ... thanks slowandsteay!!

I will keep you posted on ideal vs. reality
03-27-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By mikeini

I will def. try that this weekend. I was just...

I will def. try that this weekend. I was just going by the guide they gave (i have a Mitey 8 in case that means anything.. i know its not high brow but i like to think it does the trick!) referencing...
03-27-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By mikeini

Cateye/Distance

Hey guys -

So a few weeks back i did the LA Bike Tour and noticed that my computer had a different total distance than a few of the other riders that participated. I didnt think was totally out...
03-13-07, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By mikeini

How did it go? The girlfriend just got a bike...

How did it go? The girlfriend just got a bike and i am looking into a storage rack instead of lining them against the wall (small apt that's shared with her roomate and her boyfriend). Wanted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-07, 12:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,405
Posted By mikeini

How heavy does this get on your back? I am very...

How heavy does this get on your back? I am very interested in the MULE among a few others but i just dont want to have to lug this heavy thign on my back ....
12-14-06, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By mikeini

K2 Tradewind for GF

I wanted to get everyones thoughts on the K2 Tradewind for my girlfriend who wants to start commuting to school. I have found one for pretty cheap and will see it this weekend ... but i wanted to...
11-30-06, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By mikeini

well the space saver did the trick! Good to go...

well the space saver did the trick! Good to go my friends.. now if only the LBS would give me my bike back so i can start riding again! its been 3 days alreadY!!!!
11-12-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By mikeini

i just went to REI and bout the compressor/space...

i just went to REI and bout the compressor/space saver... that shoudl do the trick! We shall see..
11-08-06, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By mikeini

yea. i was thinking something along the lines of...

yea. i was thinking something along the lines of a space saver. I am getting clean before/after ..

I right now just use plastic bags but i guess zip lock bags is a good idea.... try that and...
11-08-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By mikeini

That takes place naturally after the fact. I was...

That takes place naturally after the fact. I was wondering mroe if there was something i could do DURING the day w/sweaty clothes in my backpack.. if there was a way to minimize the odor in the...
11-08-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By mikeini

is there a link for bad dog? i am not having a...

is there a link for bad dog? i am not having a successful google search ....
11-08-06, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By mikeini

Gym Clothes/Smell/Backpacks

Hey guys -

I bike to work almost every day and i have noticed that my backpack isnt the most pleasant smelling thing since i started abotu 3 weeks ago. How do you guys keep your clothes from...
09-30-06, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By mikeini

thanks for the input guys. I def. will consider...

thanks for the input guys. I def. will consider the Specialized. I guess i just have to test ride them and see which one feels the best.

and can someone explain to me what exactly upright is...
09-29-06, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By mikeini

Bike Options HELP!!!

hello all -

i am in great need of your input. I am in search of a new bike (im well.. a newb) and i have went to a few local LBS's and heard a few differing opinions. I should preface all this...
Forum: Introductions
09-29-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By mikeini

Bump ... I am very in your shoes Home071326...

Bump ...

I am very in your shoes Home071326 ..... what are your thoughts on the Specialized xc expert ..... i was oringinally considering the 7200fx (used) or even the 7.2fx but i went to a shop...
Forum: Introductions
09-25-06, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By mikeini

THanks for the input guys.... i cannot tell you...

THanks for the input guys.... i cannot tell you how informative it is.

I would be doing primarily road but in terms of bike, the only real mtn bike paths i have around my house are more or less...
Forum: Introductions
09-24-06, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By mikeini

thank you guys for all the great input and...

thank you guys for all the great input and responses!

i sadly live in los angeles (my twinski lives in sf).. but im hoping to get up in the next few years.

i will def. just go to the local...
Forum: Introductions
09-21-06, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By mikeini

Hello from a true Newb!

It was a clear an overcast day, interesting for a place usually covered in fog, but the cool brisk air of a San Francisco morning can cut through you. You see, i was up visiting my twin brother who...
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