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07-22-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By bWurtz

Add running to my routine?

Quick question: if I add running to my schedule, be it daily or every other day, will it negatively impact my cycling? Let's assume that I maintain the same amount of time and mileage on the saddle. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,263
Posted By bWurtz

I bent one out of shape after taking a fall. It's...

I bent one out of shape after taking a fall. It's semi-functional, but I'm looking for a new clip.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,263
Posted By bWurtz

You guys ever had to replace the strap...

You guys ever had to replace the strap clincher/buckle on the top of the R132? Does Shimano even make replacements?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,556
Posted By bWurtz

All your mothers are happy with the way I look.

All your mothers are happy with the way I look.
06-15-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By bWurtz

Gears not engaging

Hey --

I've got an old Trek with Sora components. Every once and awhile (usually after I somehow or other manage to bang it around) the gears won't engage. I can set it on the ground and pedal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 265,958
Posted By bWurtz

My first century, 101 miles:...

My first century, 101 miles: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/36999977
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,576
Posted By bWurtz

Thanks for all the suggestions. I just subscribed...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I just subscribed to VeloNews, and I'll take the advice and check out Barnes and Noble when I get a chance.



That looks awesome but $99 for a quarterly is out...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,628
Posted By bWurtz

That wasn't a Specialized Assometer.

That wasn't a Specialized Assometer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By bWurtz

Intense!

Intense!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,576
Posted By bWurtz

Best cycling magazines?

Does anyone have any recommendations for any decent cycling magazines? I tried searching for past threads but the search doesn't help in narrowing things down much. I like Velonews' online page so I...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,007
Posted By bWurtz

Hate the car now?

I started commuting by bike about seven months ago. For the first time today since then I had to drive in (not by choice) and I absolutely hated it. I didn't make it to work any faster, I still had...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 265,958
Posted By bWurtz

I've wanted to post in this thread for awhile,...

I've wanted to post in this thread for awhile, and thanks to PB's Memorial Day sale now I can.

My first quick ride with a Garmin 500: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/36007097

It's an...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,470
Posted By bWurtz

"Please note: the club cut for cycling jerseys is...

"Please note: the club cut for cycling jerseys is unisex (same as you get in the store, only they change the labels so you won't know). Cut is the same, but women's are just one size larger. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,470
Posted By bWurtz

Some manufacturers market the exact same jersey...

Some manufacturers market the exact same jersey to both men and women with the only difference being the size labeling.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 01:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,345
Posted By bWurtz

http://www.neta.com/%7Ericharde/toystore/Images/20...

http://www.neta.com/%7Ericharde/toystore/Images/2002_1109_223017AA%20bicycle%20doll.JPG

Show me on the doll where he touched you. You're going to be okay. You're safe now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-10, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By bWurtz

I'm no scientist, but it looks like these Fuji...

I'm no scientist, but it looks like these Fuji Roubaix's are prone to flats. Recall maybe?
05-29-10, 11:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 49,824
Posted By bWurtz

http://snarkerati.com/movie-news/files/2008/04/x-f...

http://snarkerati.com/movie-news/files/2008/04/x-files-believe1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 60,635
Posted By bWurtz

Motorized doping -- having a bigger frame makes...

Motorized doping -- having a bigger frame makes it easier to hide the components. Least that's what Landis told me, anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,497,621
Posted By bWurtz

You're probably right, actually. I took them on a...

You're probably right, actually. I took them on a ~45 mile ride yesterday and felt I had a harder time holding my line than normal -- I figured it was because they were 23mm, but I didn't even think...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,497,621
Posted By bWurtz

http://www.bicycledoctorusa.com/newcontiGP4000S.jp...

http://www.bicycledoctorusa.com/newcontiGP4000S.jpg

Got a set of Continental GP4000S clincher tires (largely by recommendation of this board.) I also got them because black chili powder sounds...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 12:14 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 138,136
Posted By bWurtz

Seems like someone could make some money if they...

Seems like someone could make some money if they made a jersey specifically for night riding.

Bought this today:

http://amgentourofcaliforniastore.com/images/mag_front.jpg

I'm not crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By bWurtz

Bump! Where do you get some lycra patches? I...

Bump! Where do you get some lycra patches? I guess Ben Franklin or some type of craft store?

I ate **** and tore a hole in a decently priced pair of bibs this morning. I'm alright (thanks for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-10, 02:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,936
Posted By bWurtz

Didn't somebody just post a thread about simple,...

Didn't somebody just post a thread about simple, non-pro bikes? We don't need another one.

(I kid -- I ride a Trek, too. ;))
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,239
Posted By bWurtz

Very cool experience. It's funny, I might be able...

Very cool experience. It's funny, I might be able to identify only a handful of pro-cyclists if at all. If I saw a group of these guys like that I would definitely have my suspicions that they were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,006
Posted By bWurtz

Time for a legs transplant, methinks.

Time for a legs transplant, methinks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 138,136
Posted By bWurtz

Can anyone recommend a decent jersey for night...

Can anyone recommend a decent jersey for night riding? I figure even the bright neon green/yellow ones would be borderline useless without a lot of reflective trim. Are there any jerseys made...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,444
Posted By bWurtz

Where are you guys buying these online? I saw...

Where are you guys buying these online? I saw Nashbar had them, but I've read a few poor reviews and would like to avoid them if at all possible. It looks like Competitive Cyclist has the old ones. A...
05-09-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By bWurtz

My shoulders are broad. Some say my shoulders are...

My shoulders are broad. Some say my shoulders are the size of three and a half men, but then again that's just what some say.



Probably not a bad idea. I will maybe someday think about...
05-08-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By bWurtz

Upper body training regimen

I just realized the only upper body exercise I get comes from putting air in my tires. Am I the only one?

(Kinda' sorta' proud about this.)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,180
Posted By bWurtz

There's nothing great about that picture. I hope...

There's nothing great about that picture. I hope the guy is alright.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By bWurtz

Whatever works. I've wrapped a light jacket...

Whatever works. I've wrapped a light jacket around my top-tube a couple of times when I've been expecting rain. Looks kinda' dorky but it works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 18,061
Posted By bWurtz

I learned I enjoy climbing more than I do...

I learned I enjoy climbing more than I do descending (to a certain extent.) Did a ~1,000ft climb today and loved it, going up was a lot of fun. Descending with a narrow trail, switchbacks and loose...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By bWurtz

Couple questions re: Speedplay Pedals

I'm looking to buy my first set of clip-in pedals. I've been browsing and so far I've found myself drawn to Speedplay pedals -- I like the dual-sided feature and overall they look easier to clip-in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By bWurtz

Readjusting your seat?

I've noticed that every month or so it seems I need to readjust my seat. I'll set my seat where I like it, and then weeks later realize it's lowered itself a bit from the constant riding. Is this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,380
Posted By bWurtz

Possums are hideous. I've encountered a...

Possums are hideous.

I've encountered a couple of boars before.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,805
Posted By bWurtz

Depends on the color of your fanny pack, IMO.

Depends on the color of your fanny pack, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,104
Posted By bWurtz

+100 on the fanny pack. I need a place to stash...

+100 on the fanny pack. I need a place to stash my cassette player and Celine Dion tickets.
Forum: Foo
04-17-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By bWurtz

Thanks for the responses everyone. Just reading...

Thanks for the responses everyone. Just reading the thread, I think there's something to be said about the distance from which one views the experience. Just generalizing, but it seems a handful of...
Forum: Foo
04-17-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By bWurtz

I suppose I could, but with just one semester...

I suppose I could, but with just one semester left I'll probably just try the aforementioned "keep your head down" and plow through it idea.



Yes! Sometimes the weather is just too beautiful,...
Forum: Foo
04-15-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By bWurtz

Teh college? Bleh.

I'm unbelievably sick of school. I've been going for 3/4 years now and I'm just so tired of it. My grades are borderline mediocre, I hardly put in any effort, and I feel a sort of general disinterest...
04-15-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By bWurtz

Have you tried looking in the year 1999? ;)

Have you tried looking in the year 1999? ;)
04-10-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By bWurtz

My advice is to ride with men. Problem solved.

My advice is to ride with men. Problem solved.
Forum: Commuting
04-10-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,896
Posted By bWurtz

Hey Clark, if you see someone on an old Trek road...

Hey Clark, if you see someone on an old Trek road bike in Honolulu ring the bell. It'd be like a secret bikeforums pact. Then again I imagine I'd hear the bell self-ringing half a mile away as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By bWurtz

Importance of Visualization

The other day I was sitting in class and thinking about a hill that I encounter all the time and I thought to myself -- this is me thinking to myself -- "there is no reason I cannot climb that hill...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By bWurtz

Aero bar recommendations

Two questions..

1.) If I buy aero bars and put them on my old beater of a Trek 1000 (that I am secretly frequently quite proud of) just how big of a faux pas am I committing? I've read through a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,355
Posted By bWurtz

I bet there's a handful of cyclists in the middle...

I bet there's a handful of cyclists in the middle of Nebraska right now reading this and saying "Good thing that's not our club he's talking about."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 18,061
Posted By bWurtz

How? ;) I just threw mine on there.

How? ;) I just threw mine on there.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 367,528
Posted By bWurtz

Don't want to hijack the thread -- but is that a...

Don't want to hijack the thread -- but is that a pump mounted beneath the top tube? That's pretty cool. Did you buy a mounting kit for that or was it homemade?
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