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Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,642
Posted By JMT114

This morning when I left on my ride it was about...

This morning when I left on my ride it was about 42 degrees. I was fine with a jersey, baselayer, long tights and arm warmers. I wore my fingerless gloves and my fingers were cold for the first few...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,515
Posted By JMT114

I like the jerseys and might even consider the...

I like the jerseys and might even consider the Blackhawks jersey, but I don't like how it says the team name across the pockets. It seems unnecessary to me.
Forum: Triathlon
09-11-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By JMT114

You should be able to use goo gone on the helmet...

You should be able to use goo gone on the helmet and your bike with no problems. It's pretty mild stuff.
Forum: Triathlon
07-29-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By JMT114

It won't matter, they probably just want you to...

It won't matter, they probably just want you to be in a group with swimmers you are equal with. That way you won't hold up faster swimmers behind you, and you won't get kicked in the face by slower...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,108
Posted By JMT114

Looks great! Keep us posted about whether or not...

Looks great! Keep us posted about whether or not you decide to build it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By JMT114

I agree about the practice. It will happen...

I agree about the practice. It will happen easier with time.

Also, this might only be true of the X series pedals, if the cleats are too tight it will be really hard if not impossible to clip...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,562
Posted By JMT114

http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/index.html ...

http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/index.html

Lots of bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,278
Posted By JMT114

You could probably ask the dealer about switching...

You could probably ask the dealer about switching the parts for you, but it will probably cost you more than if you just wait.
Forum: Triathlon
07-01-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By JMT114

I had actually seen it used before, so two weeks...

I had actually seen it used before, so two weeks ago I brought one with me. Instead of a milk crate, I used a 5 gallon bucket. Basically, it was just a good place to throw things after I was done...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,282
Posted By JMT114

Cycling is part of my main sport, which is the...

Cycling is part of my main sport, which is the dreaded world of triathlons. I really hate running, but you have to do it to finish.

In the winter I play hockey.

I also golf.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 705
Posted By JMT114

Last year a Japanese Beetle got into my helmet...

Last year a Japanese Beetle got into my helmet vents when riding. It started to scratch at my head. I guess it was trying to burrow so it could lay its eggs. I threw the helmet off pretty quick...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,821
Posted By JMT114

I usually just ride through a park that has a...

I usually just ride through a park that has a drinking fountain. It's free, and I never worry about my bike getting stolen.
Forum: Triathlon
06-22-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By JMT114

I didn't really wait until the day before. I...

I didn't really wait until the day before. I actually had a bag packed, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't forgetting anything that a newbie could miss.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By JMT114

I found a checklist on another site. I actually...

I found a checklist on another site. I actually had everything on most of the lists I found.

It went well. I finished in 1 hour 41 min. I predicted 1:45, so I was pretty pleased. I probably could...
Forum: Triathlon
06-19-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By JMT114

What should I bring with me?

Hello,

My first triathlon is tomorrow. I am just wondering what I should bring with me to the race.
It is a sprint tri (600yd swim, 15 mile ride, 5k run).

Obviously I need to bring my:
bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 32,862
Posted By JMT114

Just like everyone else, I think you need to give...

Just like everyone else, I think you need to give the saddle more time before giving up on it. You might need to adjust it. The tilt, or the fore/aft adjustment can make a big difference; but, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,711
Posted By JMT114

Giant has a lifetime frame warranty. I don't...

Giant has a lifetime frame warranty. I don't know what their crash replacement policy is.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,869
Posted By JMT114

I think you need to try more saddles. The...

I think you need to try more saddles. The specialized saddles are far from being p's os.

I agree with Machka in thinking you might need a wider saddle. Sounds like too much weight is being...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,182
Posted By JMT114

Why do you hate jockeys?

Why do you hate jockeys?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,811
Posted By JMT114

I pulled many silly people off of level b roads...

I pulled many silly people off of level b roads when I used to drive a tow truck in Iowa City.

Were you able to clip in after putting your foot in that much mud?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,302
Posted By JMT114

I use both at the same time most times I...

I use both at the same time most times I stop/slow down. I use the front sparingly or not at all on loose surfaces or when there is sand or gravel on the pavement.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,106
Posted By JMT114

I have those Bontrager cages. They are great.

I have those Bontrager cages. They are great.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-09, 02:37 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 604
Posted By JMT114

A fifteen mile ride is better than no ride at...

A fifteen mile ride is better than no ride at all. That's usually the most I can squeeze in during the week. I ride longer on weekends when I have more time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,068
Posted By JMT114

Here's three, but I haven't been able to figure...

Here's three, but I haven't been able to figure out how to blend them into one sentence.

It's a tool, not a jewel.

How do I program my computer?

What can I wear beside spandex because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,382
Posted By JMT114

If you had one drum in front of the front wheel,...

If you had one drum in front of the front wheel, and another behind the rear wheel, and they were connected with a belt, the wheels (on the bike) would spin in opposite directions. That would make...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,265
Posted By JMT114

Why did you get them?

Why did you get them?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,265
Posted By JMT114

I don't race (except for the occasional...

I don't race (except for the occasional triathlon) and I upgraded my wheels because the ones that came with my bike went out of true rather easily. Other than that I didn't notice any life changing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By JMT114

On my Mavic SLs I had a problem with the skewer...

On my Mavic SLs I had a problem with the skewer itself rattling. The plastic part of the lever was slightly loose. When I put the Bontrager skewers on that came with the bike all the rattles were...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,035
Posted By JMT114

It's definitely not the prettiest seat post, but...

It's definitely not the prettiest seat post, but it has a two bolt adjustment for the tilt, which is what I was looking for.

here's the link....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,035
Posted By JMT114

Easton EC70 I got one from Jensen a couple...

Easton EC70

I got one from Jensen a couple weeks ago for $60 on closeout.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,749
Posted By JMT114

How about, "Hey, what happened to you yesterday?"...

How about, "Hey, what happened to you yesterday?"

Then respond accordingly.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,446
Posted By JMT114

Looks like a great weekend. I'm happy the weather...

Looks like a great weekend. I'm happy the weather cleared for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By JMT114

I saw those gloves at one of the LBS in my area....

I saw those gloves at one of the LBS in my area. They basically felt like golf gloves with the fingertips cut off.

I liked them, but I wondered how durable they would be. They were also way too...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By JMT114

I have Speedplay Xsomething pedals and I really...

I have Speedplay Xsomething pedals and I really like them. If and when I replace them I will get Speedplays again.

I also have Sidi genius 5 shoes. I have tried shoes from Nike and Shimano and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 07:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,727
Posted By JMT114

If you stop riding you won't have anything to...

If you stop riding you won't have anything to complain about.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,617
Posted By JMT114

He didn't say faster, he said better. Edit: ...

He didn't say faster, he said better.

Edit: ^^^ Twenty seconds late.^^^
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,869
Posted By JMT114

If I am going to pay over $100,000 for a combine...

If I am going to pay over $100,000 for a combine it better damn well be more high tech than my bike.

Also, it's Deere, with an e on the end.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,847
Posted By JMT114

Experiment and see what works for you. ...

Experiment and see what works for you.


And try to refrain from mentioning your hairy, roughed up butt.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,040
Posted By JMT114

Why did it take 3 weeks for this story to be...

Why did it take 3 weeks for this story to be released. If it happened on March 17, why not release it to the media on March 18?

That is a trend I've noticed with many scandalous sports stories.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,040
Posted By JMT114

He showered with permission of the test...

He showered with permission of the test administrator. I think most of the blame should be with him.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By JMT114

I'm pretty sure Nike stopped making cycling shoes...

I'm pretty sure Nike stopped making cycling shoes a couple years ago. There might still be some available at trek dealers.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,019
Posted By JMT114

I used to be a greasy, bearded gas station...

I used to be a greasy, bearded gas station attendant. I gladly accepted tips.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By JMT114

I would actually be more concerned about slipping...

I would actually be more concerned about slipping off the pedal with the trail shoes on the platform side than accidentally clipping out with the cycling shoes. I'm guessing your foot feels like it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 07:02 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,040
Posted By JMT114

My prediction is 4 pages by 5:00 PM CDT.

My prediction is 4 pages by 5:00 PM CDT.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
Posted By JMT114

I second the ebay suggestion. I found my size 45...

I second the ebay suggestion. I found my size 45 megas on ebay. It took a couple of weeks for them to show up, but it was worth the wait. I got them for less than $100.

Also, try searching with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,733
Posted By JMT114

I'll ride in 20+, but I plan my route to have a...

I'll ride in 20+, but I plan my route to have a tailwind on the way home.

I think anything over 15 pretty much sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By JMT114

That would have been pretty cool to see. I...

That would have been pretty cool to see.

I hope to see that kid on a more mainstream channel than versus.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,237
Posted By JMT114

My first stationary fall was in my front yard, in...

My first stationary fall was in my front yard, in front of my wife and son, after a ride.
My son spent the next three days riding his bike into the grass and falling over so he could be "funny like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,225
Posted By JMT114

I think thirty days sounds pretty quick. ...

I think thirty days sounds pretty quick.

However, I'm not the one waiting.
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