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03-12-05, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,044
Posted By spexy

This is what the Tanita site says: <<The...

This is what the Tanita site says:

<<The Athlete mode was developed to provide a more accurate reading for athletic body types. Athletic body types are physiologically different than standard...
03-11-05, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,044
Posted By spexy

Thanks for your reply. Guess I need to head back...

Thanks for your reply. Guess I need to head back to the store. Just wish I understood the science behind what makes the two different. Oh well, I should have read the box in its entirety before...
03-11-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,044
Posted By spexy

Did I buy the wrong Tanita BF scale?

Hiya,

I recently purchased the family model Tanita Body Fat monitor. But now that I've read the package (doh!) it says that I need the athlete model. Is there really an important difference? They...
09-13-04, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By spexy

Uptowner who rides the Greenway too.

Uptowner who rides the Greenway too.
07-29-04, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By spexy

All $18 dollars so far? No way. It just seemed...

All $18 dollars so far? No way. It just seemed too fun of an idea to pass up. I considered actually advertising them at Velonews but figured at that point I would really have to start talking...
07-04-04, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By spexy

Just thought I'd remind everyone about the...

Just thought I'd remind everyone about the Armstrong for President bumpersticker. Makes a great toolbox sticker too!

Go Lance!
Forum: Foo
04-29-04, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By spexy

I'm the typical American sushi eater. Put it in a...

I'm the typical American sushi eater. Put it in a roll with avacado and some cream cheese and I'm there. Well, I haven't worked my way up to truly liking uni yet...but douse it with enough teriyaki...
Forum: Foo
04-29-04, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By spexy

Oh god, I'm SO jealous. There's nothing I...

Oh god, I'm SO jealous.

There's nothing I like better than like an epic ride followed by hot saki, a boatload of sushi and a good night's sleep.

Well, maybe one thing. :rolleyes:

P.S....
04-05-04, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,468
Posted By spexy

Dear boy, you do not have to live without...

Dear boy, you do not have to live without chocolate! It has good stuff in it (antioxidants or something scientific like that). Just try to wean yourself off the milk chocolate and eat the high...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-04, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By spexy

"I have used slime tubes on my Cannondale R800...

"I have used slime tubes on my Cannondale R800 bike. I have gotten punctures and heard the air coming out, within a few tire rotations the leak was stopped. Tire pressure is 120psi max and have had...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,817
Posted By spexy

I ride a Selle Italia Flight (men's) and I even...

I ride a Selle Italia Flight (men's) and I even have wider hips. I have no problems with it. The cut out is a plus for both sexes.

I have never liked the fit of women' saddles and I've tried quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-04, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By spexy

[QUOTE=pletcgm]Get the slime liner. QUOTE] ...

[QUOTE=pletcgm]Get the slime liner. QUOTE]

Ooh. I like that idea. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By spexy

'Cause I'm a dumb@ss who is easily swayed by the...

'Cause I'm a dumb@ss who is easily swayed by the latest marketing techniques. :D

Because I spent all of last year stripping the weight off my bike, the idea of a stronger tire is somehow alien to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-04, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By spexy

I put slime tubes on my feather of a road bike

There I said it.

I probably just added a coupla rotating boat anchors to my TCR but I'm just sick of all the sliced tires and tubes. Does anyone have any experience with slime tubes and know if...
02-22-04, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By spexy

Thanks stapfam for the tips and the PM, very...

Thanks stapfam for the tips and the PM, very interesting and funny.

And thanks to everyone else. I've got some really good advice from this and other forums. Now it's down to my fitness and...
02-22-04, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By spexy

1. Clearly it is a black and white world you live...

1. Clearly it is a black and white world you live in.
2. I am not a dude.
3. Your posts in this thread have been relatively worthless.
4. You are on ignore.
02-19-04, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By spexy

I'm going solo because I wanna be on my own...

I'm going solo because I wanna be on my own watch. Everyone seems to think it's harder but I like the fact that I don't have three other people's expectations to live up to.
02-19-04, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By spexy

I have already seen this site and read the furor...

I have already seen this site and read the furor that goes with it. It's generally place around various forums by a guy who posts and runs. Is that you? Congratulations on your somewhat successfull...
02-17-04, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By spexy

WCP is the best bet for the video you're looking...

WCP is the best bet for the video you're looking for.

I like that WCP is in the TC but everytime I go in there I end up paying WAAAAAAAYYYYYY more than I should for stuff. Their videos are the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-04, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,680
Posted By spexy

Ride faster, then the stink will always be behind...

Ride faster, then the stink will always be behind you. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-04, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,836
Posted By spexy

It could be a durability thing but I think it has...

It could be a durability thing but I think it has alot to do with comfort. Steel is known to be a bit more compliant than aluminum over the long haul. A nice light, stiff aluminum frame is great for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-04, 08:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,836
Posted By spexy

Diane, Leaving aerodynamics out of it for a sec: ...

Diane, Leaving aerodynamics out of it for a sec:

I came from mountain biking to road biking and thought I would really hate the position. While at first I thought an upright position was more...
02-04-04, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By spexy

Training for 24 Hour race, any tips?

Anybody else race these? I'm going to be going solo, so team tips wouldn't be as relevant. I've already started lifting and riding the trainer indoors (too cold).

Thanks!
Forum: Foo
01-31-04, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By spexy

Hope the weather's nice for you. We Minnesotans...

Hope the weather's nice for you. We Minnesotans are trapped on indoor trainers currently. My spinervals videos are almost ground into nothingness.

As for the 'superbleh' I plan to do some...
01-29-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,243
Posted By spexy

I've heard the LA's back shape is from a...

I've heard the LA's back shape is from a fractured vertabrae.
Just a rumor.
Forum: Foo
01-27-04, 06:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,513
Posted By spexy

I agree. I've always felt someone should write an...

I agree. I've always felt someone should write an article on forums. This site would be a great reference tool. It's also funny because while members of the forum come to mind you can also find...
01-23-04, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,106
Posted By spexy

Just an opinion: I think the artwork at the top...

Just an opinion:
I think the artwork at the top of the page would work great. Just add a '.net' and 'presto-chango' ya gots yourself a sticker. Whoever the site designer is should be able to create...
01-23-04, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,106
Posted By spexy

Hey, you can use cafepress.com. That's where I...

Hey, you can use cafepress.com. That's where I went to make my "Lance for prez" bumperstickers. You upload the artwork, they print, charge and distribute. Then you get a percentage back on every...
Forum: Foo
01-22-04, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By spexy

The short of it: No one can tell you what to do...

The short of it: No one can tell you what to do with your life.

The long of it: School systems, peers and family are probably on your case about 'what you wanna be when you grow up' but at your...
12-22-03, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By spexy

We're out there but in fewer numbers for sure. I...

We're out there but in fewer numbers for sure. I was out on the cedar lake trail with my MTB yesterday braving the ice 'n such. I was the only woman riding. Saw a handleful of men. Mostly men and...
12-17-03, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,286
Posted By spexy

The only cycling apparel I wear off the bike is...

The only cycling apparel I wear off the bike is my bike socks. I have a pretty colorful collection and I like that they kinda add a wacky element to my attire. Especially some of the socks I get from...
12-15-03, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By spexy

The first thing I thought of when I read your...

The first thing I thought of when I read your post was that you may need to build up strength in your torso. Someone like Koffee Brown could probably tell you what excercises will strengthen these. I...
Forum: Foo
12-11-03, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By spexy

I'm shocked, absolutely shocked that you people...

I'm shocked, absolutely shocked that you people can laugh at another's misfortune...
12-08-03, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,622
Posted By spexy

Me too. Has anyone ever worn mismatched socks?...

Me too.
Has anyone ever worn mismatched socks? I have to admit that I have done this. StyleMan would have my head.

But those little things get lost I tell you!
12-08-03, 06:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,877
Posted By spexy

When I look at that jersey I hear 1970s porno...

When I look at that jersey I hear 1970s porno music.






(Not that I've seen any of that stuff ;))
12-08-03, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,622
Posted By spexy

Well, if you have to ask...it probably is. ...

Well, if you have to ask...it probably is.

Anyhoo, I love mine white socks with black Sidis for that classic Buddy Holly look. Just don't take them off road or they will quickly become grey socks.
12-06-03, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By spexy

Actually the bike is a gift for someone who has...

Actually the bike is a gift for someone who has everything and thinks he wants a folding bike :rolleyes:

Not the fancy Ritchey-style ones mind you, the tiny ones that he can take on a boat or...
12-05-03, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By spexy

Thanks guys, I saw the Brompton at Interbike...

Thanks guys,

I saw the Brompton at Interbike this year and was very impressed. I like the looks of that Giant but don't think they carry that model in the US. I'm looking for the already small...
12-04-03, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By spexy

Thanks for the names. The Ritchey is more than...

Thanks for the names. The Ritchey is more than what I'm looking for, but very cool. Will check out the Montague. :)
12-04-03, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By spexy

Looking for portable bikes...

Does anybody have any experience with those small, folding, portable bikes? Any reliable brands?
Forum: Foo
11-27-03, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By spexy

B1105, I sorta-kinda liked my electric...

B1105,

I sorta-kinda liked my electric acoustic (Yamaha), but it didn't have a real BIG sound. Used it in big-hair bands in the late 80s. Not a very deep body though. I would liken it to riding a...
11-27-03, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By spexy

Ah, the uphill switchback. Rarely does anyone...

Ah, the uphill switchback. Rarely does anyone talk about them but if they're steep enough they're harder than facing downhill. I've seen people tumble over clipped in on these looking as if they had...
Forum: Foo
11-24-03, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By spexy

I had an Ibanez once. And a Yamaha electric...

I had an Ibanez once. And a Yamaha electric acoustic. The Ibanez didn't have a real intuitive feel but sounded alright for the money. If I were you I would buy used. You'll get a lot more for your...
11-19-03, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,390
Posted By spexy

Wow, smoothie, thanks for the info. It was very...

Wow, smoothie, thanks for the info. It was very informative. So much so I wish I had access to these drugs!!!!!!!

OK, just kidding. :rolleyes:
11-17-03, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By spexy

But he handles the French so well!!!

But he handles the French so well!!!
11-17-03, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,390
Posted By spexy

Sounds like she was doping but is still not...

Sounds like she was doping but is still not admitting it fully:

http://www.velonews.com/news/fea/5254.0.html
11-17-03, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By spexy

Armstrong For President!

Get your "ARMSTRONG/HAMILTON IN ‘04!" Bumpersticker and show your velo pride.

No matter your politics, we cyclists can all agree this might just be America’s dream ticket. Let’s get the grass...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-03, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By spexy

Funny you should mention it. I love my Selle...

Funny you should mention it. I love my Selle Italia on my road bike but once I tried a friends NRS with the rocket saddle I decided to buy it for the MTB I'm building. It is CRAZY light and even fits...
11-09-03, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,213
Posted By spexy

I tried plastic sandwich bags over my socks...

I tried plastic sandwich bags over my socks today. Read it somewhere, in some bike mag or maybe it was here...dunno. Anyway, kept the wind out pretty well for a 40° day and obviously they add next to...
11-09-03, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,145
Posted By spexy

NO WAY?!!!

NO WAY?!!!
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