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03-23-13, 04:03 PM
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Posted By SmokedDeathDog

New Wheels, another wheel thread :)

I am very excited. I just got some rebuilt wheels yesterday since my Mavic Ksyrium SL wheels kept breaking spokes. I had a set of 36 hole Dura-Ace hubs that were laced to Velocity Dyad rims using...
01-28-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,179
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I did this ride last year with my wife. It was...

I did this ride last year with my wife. It was the second time I did the ride. The first day was really good. The second day seemed a little harder on the hills. It is really a fun ride. We also...
01-15-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,966
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

There is some really great advice on how to...

There is some really great advice on how to increase your cadence on the trainer. I have been using the trainer the last few years during the winter since it is raining and cold here in the Seattle...
01-15-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Another good workout DVD for climbing is...

Another good workout DVD for climbing is TRAINRIGHT Climbing from Carmichael Training. Great workout.
01-15-13, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

For base I used several Carmichael DVD's to start...

For base I used several Carmichael DVD's to start with (3X a week). They are Cycling for Cadence, Cycling for Fitness, TrainRight for Climbing. Once I was able to complete these with no issue (i.e....
01-14-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Great job on completing that. I do this test at...

Great job on completing that. I do this test at the beginning of my indoor riding for my workouts. It is really great to help setup each of the zones so you know the threshold of when you start...
01-08-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,131
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Big Pete, I hear you about the rain. I live...

Big Pete, I hear you about the rain. I live about 30 miles south of Seattle and man it is raining right now. It has either been wet or really cold and not the type of weather to go ride outside...
01-06-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I have that pump and love it. I have had it for...

I have that pump and love it. I have had it for 3 years now and have no issues with it. I like the built in pressure gauge.
01-02-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,721
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Thanks very much. It was a bunch of fun and my...

Thanks very much. It was a bunch of fun and my wife did the rides with me so it was extra fun. She did much of the indoor training with me as well. Sorry to hear about you throwing out your back. ...
01-02-13, 09:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,721
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

This has been a great year for me. Here is what...

This has been a great year for me. Here is what I did...

Rode a little over 2200 miles (this includes riding the trainer in the house)
Rode STP (200 miles in 2 days)
Rode RSVP (180 miles in 2...
10-16-12, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Really nice bike, congratulations! That bike is...

Really nice bike, congratulations! That bike is not too much for you! Great job on the weight loss, that is my goal, to be 200!
Don't stress about the stem, do what is comfortable not what others...
10-01-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

What an accomplishment! First to ride one...

What an accomplishment! First to ride one century and the next day ridding another. How was the second day?

This year my wife and I did 2 rides that were like this. The first one was the...
08-21-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,717
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I am sorry to hear that you weren't able to do...

I am sorry to hear that you weren't able to do the ride. I was really worried about doing this ride since it had more hills and you know, big guy, hills don't work well together. Anyway, this is...
08-21-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,717
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

RSVP, Seattle to Vancouver BC Ride

The ride was this weekend and it was a complete blast! My wife and I rode this together, there were 1400 people starting the ride on Saturday. The first day was 104 miles, Seattle to Bellingham,...
07-11-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Anyone else Seattle to Portland Ride this weekend?

so this weekend is the Seattle to Portland Ride. It is a 2 day ride going 200 miles. Is anyone else doing this ride this weekend?

I did this ride 3 years ago by myself. After that, I basically...
07-10-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I've done this before. One time I drove to a...

I've done this before. One time I drove to a group ride and forgot to wear my helmet (it was in the car). The group did not mention it until a few miles in the ride. I was only going to ride for...
05-07-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

very nice story, thanks for sharing.

very nice story, thanks for sharing.
05-01-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 10,256
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

The weather is finally getting better for me but...

The weather is finally getting better for me but I am still needing to commute 2 weeks out of the month. I did 260 miles last month, this month I am going to stretch it and say 350 miles. Now I...
04-30-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 7,366
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Wow, everyone has done such a great job this...

Wow, everyone has done such a great job this month. I have about 260 miles in this month. The weather is getting better but I am also traveling ever so often. Anyway, this weekend I got in 2 30...
04-16-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,492
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Wow, what an inspiration just looking at those...

Wow, what an inspiration just looking at those pictures. Great job! I know that this will help in my weight loss journey.
04-15-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I just did the Daffodil ride which starts in...

I just did the Daffodil ride which starts in Orting Washington with the Tacoma Wheelmen Bicycle Club today. It got to 60 degrees today and wow was it beautiful. It has been a very hard winter not...
03-17-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Nice looking bike! Let us know how it rides when...

Nice looking bike! Let us know how it rides when you come back into town!
03-17-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

That is so awesome that you were able to get out...

That is so awesome that you were able to get out on the bike today. Here in Western Washington it snowed and hailed today. I feels like I have not been outside on a bike forever. I finished...
03-02-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 40,098
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

It is really great to read all the...

It is really great to read all the accomplishments that everyone is having on WW. I am not using WW but it is good to see that it works. I am doing something similar but the one part that I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20,099
Views: 4,438,506
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Here are the pictures. I am very glad the way it...

Here are the pictures. I am very glad the way it came out and I am a little jealous :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20,099
Views: 4,438,506
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Nice bike. I just got a Merlin for my wife. How...

Nice bike. I just got a Merlin for my wife. How does it ride compared to what you are currently riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Wife's new (old) Merlin

So for Christmas I decided to buy my wife a new frame set with my Christmas money since she decided to help me get back into shape by saying that she will do a few organized rides this year. We...
02-28-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Congratulations that is a major accomplishment! ...

Congratulations that is a major accomplishment! I am on the road to meet mine and is currently attempting make the lifestyle changes.
02-27-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I also live in Washington, outside of Seattle. I...

I also live in Washington, outside of Seattle. I do count my trainer miles since that is most of what I do during the winter. I will be in California next month, so I will ride outside as much as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I think that many people here have hit the nail...

I think that many people here have hit the nail on the head. The bike shop needs to know that you are serious of purchasing the bike. I was in the market for a new bike and wanted to try a Ti bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-12, 02:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Wow, interesting take on all the opinions. I am...

Wow, interesting take on all the opinions. I am in the process of building up an older Merlin bike for my wife to replace the Davidson that she is currently ridding. I got most of the parts on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20,099
Views: 4,438,506
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I will post pictures when I am done with building...

I will post pictures when I am done with building a new bike for my wife. Here is what it is..

Merlin Frame (late 1990's, just the classic frame)
Reynolds Comp fork, 1 inch steer
Chris King...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Very cool, think of the plastic bags he needs to...

Very cool, think of the plastic bags he needs to bring to clean up after the dogs!
01-31-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,166
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Well last month was a good month for riding for...

Well last month was a good month for riding for me in the house. I ended up going 191 miles total for the month, most of it in the house. The part that I am struggling with is that I am also...
01-30-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

wow, what a difference between the two tires. I...

wow, what a difference between the two tires. I personally change my tire to a bike trainer tire from my Pro3's. The trainer tire is slick but much harder and it is really, really quite on the...
01-28-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I use it as well. I think that the Carmichael...

I use it as well. I think that the Carmichael DVD's are really good. I also have Cycling for Cadence and Climbing. I did these 3 DVD's from October through December this year. I started with...
01-16-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I just found out about it the other day. A...

I just found out about it the other day. A friend of ours wants us to do it with them this year. I guess it is a very popular ride and fills up quick. Since registration is an issue, they have a...
01-10-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Here are my goals for the year. 1. I would...

Here are my goals for the year.

1. I would like to get into the 220's this year for weight. At my largest (Oct 2011) I was over 300. I have about 40 lbs to go to reach this target. Once I am...
01-10-12, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,723
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

My wife and I both use trainers, CycleOps Fluid...

My wife and I both use trainers, CycleOps Fluid 2. Reading the posts, I think we are doing it right. I know for me, if I am just watching tv, trying to use the trainer it is very tedious, meaning I...
01-07-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I like this idea, I will participate!

I like this idea, I will participate!
01-02-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,889
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

My goal for cycling this year are to do the STP...

My goal for cycling this year are to do the STP in 2 days. I want to do it much faster than I did the first time around, 3 years ago. I also want to ride more club rides this year. I don't have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

not to mention that the trainer tires are much...

not to mention that the trainer tires are much quieter on the CycleOps trainers.
12-31-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,929
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I went out with a bang today. For the first time...

I went out with a bang today. For the first time in 3 years I did a real ride (well flat). I did 30 miles today in a hair over 2 hours. For this month I have a total of 180 miles. All but 2 rides...
12-29-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I have several motivations for losing weight, the...

I have several motivations for losing weight, the top one being better health. I also want to ride faster and there isn't much more that I can do to reduce the weight of my bike :) The next best...
12-29-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,762
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

So my first ride this year (after not really...

So my first ride this year (after not really riding for 3 years) was only for 3.7 miles, about 18 minutes on 10/17/2011. It was on my bike, in the house on a trainer and I thought that I was going...
12-29-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

That is an interesting article especially since I...

That is an interesting article especially since I am working on losing weight. One of the things that I never wanted to do was count calories. Over Thanksgiving I ended up going to Fitness Ridge...
12-29-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,929
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Chefisaac: Yea that is cold, I would be riding...

Chefisaac: Yea that is cold, I would be riding in the house! Good for you, you are a better person than me!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,643
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

I got my wife a replacement frame for her bike,...

I got my wife a replacement frame for her bike, some shoe covers, warm riding tights and warm gloves. I got her an older Merlin titanium frame, painted red except the rear triangle. I am now...
12-27-11, 11:26 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,929
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

Chefisaac: The reason that I did the STP a few...

Chefisaac: The reason that I did the STP a few years ago (besides never doing a century before), I was at a party and I mentioned that I was "thinking" of doing this ride. A friend (about 10 years...
12-24-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,929
Posted By SmokedDeathDog

chefisaac- I have a CycleOps trainer and I...

chefisaac-

I have a CycleOps trainer and I am riding to the Carmichael DVD (Cycling for Fitness, Cycling for Cadence and Climbing). I live in western Washington near Seattle and I do have a ton...
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