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Forum: Triathlon
08-01-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By ibcrewin

awesome.. Congrats!

awesome.. Congrats!
Forum: Triathlon
08-01-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By ibcrewin

Crazy isn't it? I see you're from NJ. Which one...

Crazy isn't it? I see you're from NJ. Which one did you do?
Forum: Triathlon
08-01-11, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By ibcrewin

Will the kids eat a clif bar or a granola bar on...

Will the kids eat a clif bar or a granola bar on the bike?
Forum: Triathlon
07-29-11, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,925
Posted By ibcrewin

Are you eating on the bike? You probably need...

Are you eating on the bike? You probably need more calories. Once you get on the bike are you taking in a gel or something? It might also be that your one bottle of cytomax isn't enough. I did a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By ibcrewin

You know. I haven't thought about that. I'm going...

You know. I haven't thought about that. I'm going to have to check that out. Thanks for the advice! I love my dawes.. I did a century on it. I need a little more speed here though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By ibcrewin

okay that's good to know.. Then in terms of...

okay that's good to know.. Then in terms of geometry... I shouldn't have to worry too much about 3-4 cm difference here and there? I put the bike together myself and took it for a little test ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By ibcrewin

Involved bike sizing question.. I'm not sure how this adds up.

I ride a 54cm single speed bike (dawes sst) but I was looking to rent/borrow a geared bike for a local triathalon.
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/dawes/sst.htm#specs

My wife, who has a...
10-04-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By ibcrewin

Hardcore or insane.

Hardcore or insane.
10-04-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By ibcrewin

Single speed all the way!! I just did my...

Single speed all the way!!

I just did my first century on my stock dawes sst. My goodness I can not imagine doing that on a fixed gear bike. I don't recall my gear ratio, but I took a beating and...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,527
Posted By ibcrewin

I want a leader or a specialized langster. I know...

I want a leader or a specialized langster. I know it's a bit trendy, but my commute is so short I only need one gear.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By ibcrewin

this thead is useless without pics

this thead is useless without pics
10-05-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,136
Posted By ibcrewin

Very interesting.. I felt at some points I should...

Very interesting.. I felt at some points I should have eaten more. I'm 5'10". 165lbs. I rode it on my single speed.

This weekend I did a metric century (ms tour).
Breakfast was eggs and toast...
Forum: Northeast
10-05-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

Lol!!

Lol!!
Forum: Northeast
10-05-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

Yeah, I see her every morning. I think she's...

Yeah, I see her every morning. I think she's doing the marathon.
Forum: Northeast
10-05-09, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

Yep! that was me waving to you this morning!

Yep! that was me waving to you this morning!
10-01-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,136
Posted By ibcrewin

I did my first 50 recently so this might be a...

I did my first 50 recently so this might be a little different.

breakfast was my oatmeal w/ walnuts and coffee = approx 500 calories
rode to the start 10 miles
had a scone and a half and water ...
Forum: Northeast
09-30-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

Oh I've definitely seen you!

Oh I've definitely seen you!
Forum: Northeast
09-30-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

So funny. I saw them sweeping too.. So which one...

So funny. I saw them sweeping too.. So which one of the commuters are you? I was there around 8:35ish. I wore a black skater helmet, black shirt, khaki shorts. and rid my black single speed bike.
Forum: Commuting
09-29-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,414
Posted By ibcrewin

+1. I bought a cup of coffee the other day...

+1.

I bought a cup of coffee the other day to purposly slow down my ride. Worked out really well.
Forum: Northeast
09-29-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

I see them sometimes around 8:30 or so with the...

I see them sometimes around 8:30 or so with the big brooms. But I haven't seem them as of late. Hopefully they do it sooner than later.
Forum: Northeast
09-29-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ibcrewin

queensboro bridge - glass everwhere

Anybody ride over the Queensboro bridge? Do you know when they sweep it? There are bits of broken glass everywhere and it's been almost a week. I got a nice gash in my gatorskin from broken glass...
Forum: Northeast
09-29-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By ibcrewin

I'll ride for him! :giver:

I'll ride for him! :giver:
Forum: Northeast
09-28-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By ibcrewin

http://bikenyn.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id...

http://bikenyn.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=11030&pg=entry
Forum: Northeast
09-28-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By ibcrewin

I'm doing the MS ride too. btw, anybody know...

I'm doing the MS ride too. btw, anybody know where I can find pics from eny? Link? Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
09-28-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By ibcrewin

That's funny. You don't know how many times i've...

That's funny. You don't know how many times i've wanted to do that.
Forum: Northeast
09-28-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By ibcrewin

I did the 50 and it took me about 3 hours and 45...

I did the 50 and it took me about 3 hours and 45 min (~13mph avg including the stops).. But I have a single speed. The climbs weren't bad at all except towards the end. I run 46/16 and no matter how...
Forum: Northeast
09-28-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,261
Posted By ibcrewin

+1 on the route markings! Totally well done.

+1 on the route markings! Totally well done.
Forum: Northeast
09-28-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By ibcrewin

+1 on the organization of the event. Great ride,...

+1 on the organization of the event. Great ride, great people. The rest stops and sakura park were really well done.

I'm off to flickr to see if I can find pics!
09-25-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By ibcrewin

What gearing do you use? I've ridden to Nyack...

What gearing do you use? I've ridden to Nyack with 46x16 no problems. I wondered if the 65 miles was much worse?
09-25-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By ibcrewin

I think next year i'll do the century. See you on...

I think next year i'll do the century. See you on the road!
09-25-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By ibcrewin

lol.. I know the struggle. I live in this town...

lol.. I know the struggle. I live in this town and I almost couldn't make it becuase of scheduleing with the kids. Wife is a saint! Congrats on #3.. You sir are nuts.
09-25-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By ibcrewin

KS isn't THAT far..

KS isn't THAT far..
Forum: Northeast
09-25-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By ibcrewin

I'm doing the 50 for ENY and 66 for the MS. I'll...

I'm doing the 50 for ENY and 66 for the MS. I'll be at the Bloomberg tent for the MS ride!
Forum: Northeast
09-25-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By ibcrewin

I'm a big fan of Bloomberg. I mean 311 alone is...

I'm a big fan of Bloomberg. I mean 311 alone is worth it. There was a huge pothole on a bike lane in my neighborhood. Call 311, put a request in. and within a month it was fixed.

The million...
Forum: Northeast
09-25-09, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,261
Posted By ibcrewin

Chacal. I'm in Astoria! I'll swing by there after...

Chacal. I'm in Astoria! I'll swing by there after work. Are you doing the 50?
09-25-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By ibcrewin

Escape New York -- Any FG/SS going this weekend 9/26?

I'm doing the 50miles. Anybody else? http://www.nycc.org/eny/
Forum: Northeast
09-24-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,261
Posted By ibcrewin

I checked the sports authority in queens. They...

I checked the sports authority in queens. They didn't have the padded ones. Maybe a trip to paragon is in order. thanks!
Forum: Northeast
09-24-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,261
Posted By ibcrewin

I'm doing the 50miler on my single speed. (46/16)...

I'm doing the 50miler on my single speed. (46/16) Where should we meet?! I think the "big" hill is the one that goes from riverside to cabrini. Once you're on the other side the long down hills seem...
09-24-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ibcrewin

I tried this last weekend. Really worked well....

I tried this last weekend. Really worked well. That's going to be my strategy this weekend.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,246
Posted By ibcrewin

It's economics.. A raquetball space will fit 2-4...

It's economics.. A raquetball space will fit 2-4 players. Fill that same space with spinning machines and you have 10-15 members spinning. It probably helps that spinning is much more popular than...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,886
Posted By ibcrewin

month 10 into commuting.. Here's my take on it. ...

month 10 into commuting.. Here's my take on it.

Shower before leaving for work
Freshly washed bike clothing
In at work, wait 15-20min for cool down (underarmor is pretty dry at this point and I...
09-17-09, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ibcrewin

Nice! All really good info here. Thanks! I...

Nice! All really good info here. Thanks!

I did a 2.5 hour training ride and I definitely think my recovery was much faster when I ate in 30min intervals. Balance bars and water. I think I'm going...
09-15-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ibcrewin

Caloric timing, on middle to long training rides.

I'm doing my first 66 mile ride on my single speed in October and I've been 25-35 miles the last few weeks to prepare. I did 30 miles last night in just about under 2 hours (1:40ish? IDK). During the...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,408
Posted By ibcrewin

1 Undershirt 1 Shirt 1 pair of boxers 2...

1 Undershirt
1 Shirt
1 pair of boxers
2 tire levers
1 patch kit
1 adjustable wrench
1 air pump
wallet
phone
security badge
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By ibcrewin

I dropped a stroller on my foot and had a really...

I dropped a stroller on my foot and had a really nasty pain that would come and go. I needed to wear a plastic boot for 6 weeks. Then 4 weeks of pt. Turned out, I chipped a bone in my foot and the...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By ibcrewin

That sucks.. How big is the company? Our company,...

That sucks.. How big is the company? Our company, has bike racks in the basement. You need to badge in and out to get your bike
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By ibcrewin

Going down was scary! I'm sitting here thinking...

Going down was scary! I'm sitting here thinking oh man that just doesn't seem like a good idea. esp. when the guy pulling the camper flys right by you.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By ibcrewin

I went with the gatorskins. They are in the mail!...

I went with the gatorskins. They are in the mail! Thanks everyone for your input!
Forum: Commuting
08-17-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By ibcrewin

what's the difference between folding tires and...

what's the difference between folding tires and the non-folding brethren?
Forum: Commuting
08-17-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By ibcrewin

Time for new tires! What would you suggest?

My stock kenda tires have worn down to the threads and it's time my bike gets a new set of shoes. The stock ones lasted about 1100 miles. :commute:

Here are my requirements.
700cx25 tire size...
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