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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,286
Views: 276,537
Posted By barryflht

I know this is an older post, but this is an...

I know this is an older post, but this is an awesome bike.... ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,425
Posted By barryflht

Assos are worth every penny on rides of 65 - 70...

Assos are worth every penny on rides of 65 - 70 miles and up ... Most anything will work for a couple of hours and 30 miles or so.

Just my 2 pennies worth
10-11-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24,443
Views: 2,282,021
Posted By barryflht

Long time away from the forum and riding for...

Long time away from the forum and riding for me... 6+ years but I just bought a new bike and today was my first miles out on the road (6) .. yes 6 miles, but it may as well been 100. Could hardly...
10-11-10, 08:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,915
Posted By barryflht

I am definately on the BUY list....I have one...

I am definately on the BUY list....I have one already, but would like to have another one and the Bibs to match.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,660
Posted By barryflht

Sound Warning Posted Sorry folks. I didn't...

Sound Warning Posted

Sorry folks. I didn't realize the website had a talking head... My computer doesn't have speakers, so it wasn't an issue for me....I just wanted to get some feedback on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,660
Posted By barryflht

Cobb Cycling

Anyone using one of these seats? .. http://cobbcycling.com/

WARNING ___ This website has SOUND.... Turn your volume down if you don't want to hear the sales pitch.
09-30-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By barryflht

Happy Birthday and Welcome to the Club

Happy Birthday and Welcome to the Club
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-10, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 25,448
Posted By barryflht

Assos

Assos
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 251,778
Posted By barryflht

I didn't get much riding in this year and haven't...

I didn't get much riding in this year and haven't used Garmin's website in quite some time,but here's a training ride from the previous summer with a stop off at a dairy farm / ice cream store called...
09-29-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,902
Posted By barryflht

Training Peaks Alternative

I've used Training Peaks for the last couple of years, but haven't been satisfied with the new version. I really liked the old "classic" one a lot better, so I thought this season, I may try...
01-05-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,908
Posted By barryflht

I started my base prep 11/30 and took a little...

I started my base prep 11/30 and took a little break over the last week and 1/2... I start back to training full blast next Monday...Hopefully, I'll stay healthy and not have to travel too much for...
12-28-09, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24,443
Views: 2,282,021
Posted By barryflht

yes... 28 miles , 44f, bright sunshine....some...

yes... 28 miles , 44f, bright sunshine....some cows, couple of horses, a few hawks spotted....Only about 1700 ft of elevation gain...great day for some easy miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,551
Posted By barryflht

" White bar tape/saddle - Should I switch to...

"
White bar tape/saddle - Should I switch to black?



Never!
12-03-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,908
Posted By barryflht

I've got a score to settle with some of those...

I've got a score to settle with some of those hills !! ... I registered today and I'm in fo Philly.


http://philly2010.livestrong.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=330113&supid=201630759
...
09-16-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,576
Posted By barryflht

Here I am at the start.... Looking way too...

Here I am at the start.... Looking way too serious, or maybe just dreading the hills .. :)




http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/old_trout/Cycling/PhillyK1.jpg
08-30-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By barryflht

Craig Lewis jumped in and and rode at the last...

Craig Lewis jumped in and and rode at the last minute,,, flu symtoms are gone as of today????... did a damn fine job.
08-30-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By barryflht

Tough course...many a man rode the bus home

Tough course...many a man rode the bus home
08-30-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By barryflht

Today ----- SPOILER

Rode an little 25 mile recovery ride this morning and then went downtown for the Pro Cycling National Championship....Cpl of pics of Big George on His Way to A Win:
...
08-24-09, 06:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,576
Posted By barryflht

Missed everyone at the start, but did see "Higher...

Missed everyone at the start, but did see "Higher Ground" out on the road. I was wearing my Red BF "50+" jersey. I missed the cut off as well, but really thought it was going to be pushed back a...
08-18-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,576
Posted By barryflht

I'm doing the 100 miler...Gonna try and get up...

I'm doing the 100 miler...Gonna try and get up near the front for the start. I should be wearing either my Red/Black 'Rock Racing" jersey ... OR my Red/Black Bike Forum 50+ jersey ... Riding...
08-09-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,576
Posted By barryflht

I'll be there. coming up with a friend who grew...

I'll be there. coming up with a friend who grew up there, but now lives in SC. We've been doing a fair amount of training to get ready, but still probably not where we need to be...We did an easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By barryflht

It's been 6 weeks for me.... Traveling for work,...

It's been 6 weeks for me.... Traveling for work, catching up on some projects around the house, etc... Been on the trainer quite a bit, but that's just not the same. Plan to ride this weekend. I'm...
12-01-08, 04:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,322
Posted By barryflht

+1..... Signed up this morning.... Have a friend...

+1..... Signed up this morning.... Have a friend from Philly who may do the ride with me. Looking forward to the visit to the city, my first, if I don't get up there beforehand.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,202
Posted By barryflht

THE ONE ... Specialized "Toupe' Team".......Comes...

THE ONE ... Specialized "Toupe' Team".......Comes in several colors, but this is the best saddle I've tried, including the SLR.
...
11-15-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,501
Posted By barryflht

Curtis... You Are The Man...... I really enjoy...

Curtis... You Are The Man...... I really enjoy wearing mine and get so many comments.... I think a couple of folks have joine here after hearing the story behind the jersey.....I didn't get one this...
11-05-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By barryflht

wtf??? ...

wtf??? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,612
Posted By barryflht

Nothing today...Stained my new fence instead, but...

Nothing today...Stained my new fence instead, but tomorrow is supposed to be beautiful...I'l probably do 40 or 50 tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,413
Posted By barryflht

Those are my Top 5 Favorites ... I haven't been...

Those are my Top 5 Favorites ... I haven't been around cycling long enough to make a judgement on the 5 Greatest ... These are just the 5 I like the most at this point in time....

Really no need...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,413
Posted By barryflht

Merckx De Vlaeminck Coppi Armstrong ...

Merckx
De Vlaeminck
Coppi
Armstrong
Hincapie
10-26-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,993
Posted By barryflht

Yep.... My first ride of 5 miles was last...

Yep.... My first ride of 5 miles was last November 5, since then, I remember my first 25 mile ride, my first time over 50 miles, my first "Metric" and My first "Century"..... There are many...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,178
Posted By barryflht

30 mile solo ride after lunch.. Beautiful blue...

30 mile solo ride after lunch.. Beautiful blue skies, bright sun, fall color and mid 60's. Great ride. Hope everyone else had a good one too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,843
Posted By barryflht

Company is preferred. I've done 70 solo and that...

Company is preferred. I've done 70 solo and that wasn't too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,888
Posted By barryflht

I think they're pretty cool kits.... I got one of...

I think they're pretty cool kits.... I got one of the '07 jerseys last spring before the prices went crazy for 60 bucks .... I wouldn't spend today's prices, but like the jersey a lot.
10-22-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,659
Posted By barryflht

When did you do your first 100+ miler? --- 2008 ...

When did you do your first 100+ miler? --- 2008
How long had you been riding? --- 11 Mos.
What was the event-supported, solo, etc? --- Supported MS 100 (107) Charlotte, NC - G'ville, SC
What's the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,494
Posted By barryflht

At the beginning of Century ... That's me with...

At the beginning of Century ... That's me with the fat gut and the 50+ jersey..... That gut has to go!..

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/old_trout/MS100Start.jpg
10-16-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By barryflht

50+ Jerseys On The Road

Post pics of 50+ jerseys out in the community and on the road. Here's mine in the recent MS Century ride in Upstate, South Carolina.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/old_trout/MS100Road.jpg
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By barryflht

Actually it's FLHX now that I've traded for a...

Actually it's FLHX now that I've traded for a "Street Glide". No it's not lonely and gets to share the hauling duty...I usually ride the Harley to work.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 939
Posted By barryflht

Very nice 30 mile solo ride at tempo....Very nice...

Very nice 30 mile solo ride at tempo....Very nice morning to be out.
10-07-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,284
Posted By barryflht

Congrats on the 55 miler.... I just completed a...

Congrats on the 55 miler.... I just completed a Century two weeks ago and felt much the same way as you describe between mile 50 and 65...Didn't eat enough early on (lesson learned)....But, after a...
Forum: Southeast
10-07-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By barryflht

I've got to attend a wedding on that day, but not...

I've got to attend a wedding on that day, but not sure what time we have to be there.....If the timing works out, I'm in.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,543
Posted By barryflht

It was about 55 F at 9:00 this morning when I...

It was about 55 F at 9:00 this morning when I left the house...Just a short 30 mile spin in beautiful sunshine...Quite a nice mroning for a bike ride....Tried out a new seat, but really not enough...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By barryflht

I have a Toupe Team. Did a Century on it...

I have a Toupe Team. Did a Century on it Saturday and all of my training rides leading up to it have been between 50 and 70 miles....The Toupe Team has never given me any trouble...I actually had...
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By barryflht

First Century Done

It's almost like a dream and somewhat unbelievable for me, but this past Saturday, I completed my first Century. Only a short while ago, I was a couch potato, smoking 2 packs a day while eating my...
09-29-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,116
Posted By barryflht

That's exactly when it hit me....From mile 50 to...

That's exactly when it hit me....From mile 50 to 65 I was afraid that I wouldn't finish, but the lunch stop saved me....I didn't eat a lot, but a peanut butter sandwich, banana, grapes and diet...
09-29-08, 05:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,851
Posted By barryflht

Century Finish

Certainly not the first to post a pic of the jersey, but I was waiting on this one....Here I am after completing my first Century (The MS 100) this past Saturday.... I got my first bike last October...
09-17-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,330
Posted By barryflht

Use a HR monitor and do them in Zone 3 hr........

Use a HR monitor and do them in Zone 3 hr..... They will make you stronger. I'm just a beginner, but have done a lot of these on the trainer this summer and it has made a surprising difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,199
Posted By barryflht

I use mine year round. I live in an area of...

I use mine year round. I live in an area of rolling hills where it's impossible to stay in zone 1 hr for a 45min to hour recovery ride. Interval training such as 2 x 20 , 4 x 15 stuff is best...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By barryflht

You are incorrect .... $2400 is the MSRP on the...

You are incorrect .... $2400 is the MSRP on the Specialized website. http://specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=33104
I have one and Love it....You can't go wrong with the price you were quoted.
07-21-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By barryflht

Machka's articles are spot on.... here's a great...

Machka's articles are spot on.... here's a great book I read on the subject also: http://www.amazon.com/Bicycling-Magazines-Century-Training-Program/dp/1594861846
07-16-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,383
Posted By barryflht

I've been on vacation for a couple of weeks. ...

I've been on vacation for a couple of weeks. When I returned to the office today, it was there waiting for me.....It fits great. At least it will when I work off the pounds I put on over the last...
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