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10-02-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By BP302

My Bontrager Switchblade carbon fork has held up...

My Bontrager Switchblade carbon fork has held up well on my Gary Fisher Rig single speed bike. XC riding and racing. I worry more about myself making a mistake that results in a crash than my...
10-19-08, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By BP302

I've never found a need to wear my padded shorts...

I've never found a need to wear my padded shorts in spin class. The workout is only about 45 minutes unless we do an extended version that is almost 1 hour. You'll stand up off the saddle in spin...
10-18-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By BP302

Dangit! I thought this was going to be a thread...

Dangit! I thought this was going to be a thread related to laying off alcohol. Where is the AA forum :)

I cut my OJ to about 60% OJ and 40% water in the morning. Screwdrivers are about a 50/50...
10-18-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,067
Posted By BP302

1 1/2 nuun tablets per water bottle. It's higher...

1 1/2 nuun tablets per water bottle. It's higher in sodium and helps keep me from cramping. Nuun tablets are calorie free so I use energy gels along with my drink to keep me going.
10-18-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By BP302

Yoga is great for the core muscles. The warrior...

Yoga is great for the core muscles. The warrior poses are my favorite. I really believe it's help me with hills since my hamstrings, quads and buttocks are stronger since I've been doing yoga. I...
10-18-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,392
Posted By BP302

I am only two years into cycling. Jogging last...

I am only two years into cycling. Jogging last winter helped my cardio, but I feel it in no way helped with making me faster as a cyclist. My speed increased on the road bike and mountain bike...
07-21-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,324
Posted By BP302

When you are riding your bike outside down South...

When you are riding your bike outside down South between December through March, I'll be stuck inside riding on a stationary bike. Go pound sand about the heat down there! The only thing good about...
07-21-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,039
Posted By BP302

It also depends on whether you have a full...

It also depends on whether you have a full suspension bike or not. Adjusting compression and rebound on the shocks plus messing with the tire air pressure is a personal preference.
07-21-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By BP302

Specialized BG S-Works. If it doesn't have the...

Specialized BG S-Works. If it doesn't have the Boa lacing system then I don't give it much consideration. I've got both their road shoe and their mtb shoe. Good stuff!

BP
07-01-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By BP302

How much money do you have to spend? I probably...

How much money do you have to spend? I probably spent a couple hundred bucks to restore my 1988 mtb for sentimental sake. You just need to put your calculator to work and figure out if upgrading...
06-24-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BP302

6' 1" and a size Large, Rush frame. I need a...

6' 1" and a size Large, Rush frame. I need a longer seat post and stem for it to fit me perfect, but it's very close now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,081
Posted By BP302

Succeed S!CAPS capsule right before the ride. ...

Succeed S!CAPS capsule right before the ride. www.succeedscaps.com (http://www.succeedscaps.com)

Nuun tables and water for my water bottles. www.nuun.com (http://www.nuun.com)

Clif...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By BP302

Find out the internet price for the accessory and...

Find out the internet price for the accessory and then work with your lbs if you want to buy something from them in town. Lots of times my lbs worked with me on the price. Smaller gross profit...
06-03-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By BP302

Swim. Then you'll know you've done something...

Swim. Then you'll know you've done something harder than running or biking. Mountain biking and road biking can be easy or hard. It depends on how hard you push on the pedals. It's no different...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By BP302

Physical therapy with a stage one separation? ...

Physical therapy with a stage one separation? That seems like overkill. I was back riding after 2 weeks when I smashed my shoulder (stage 3).
05-20-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By BP302

Fizik Gobi.

Fizik Gobi.
05-20-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By BP302

I love the boa lacing system on my road shoes. ...

I love the boa lacing system on my road shoes. No experience with boa lace mtb shoes, but I'm looking to replace my Nike Kato mtb shoes with either Pearl Izumi Viper II, Lake MX400 or Specialized BG...
05-12-08, 06:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,065
Posted By BP302

When you get older and your knees and lower back...

When you get older and your knees and lower back start causing you problems, then you'll begin to appreciate a FS bike:)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,805
Posted By BP302

If you need to apply it that far up, then maybe...

If you need to apply it that far up, then maybe you need something else. I think they make anal lube to desensitive that area of the buttocks.
05-11-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By BP302

I just purchased a used 2000 Kona Ku hardtail...

I just purchased a used 2000 Kona Ku hardtail with full Shimano XT components for $450. That's US currency by the way. I found the bike locally by searching the free classified sections of my...
05-11-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By BP302

At your height and weight, I'd only consider a...

At your height and weight, I'd only consider a gel saddle like my Serfas on my '88 bike with no suspension. But I guess it depends if you have HT or a FS bike too. Plus, how long are your rides? ...
05-11-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,065
Posted By BP302

What should a race equipped HT weigh vs a race...

What should a race equipped HT weigh vs a race equipped FS bike? 3-5 lbs tops?? What's the loss in pedal efficiency between the two? I have an RP3 Fox rear shock so I can lockout the rear travel...
05-11-08, 07:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,065
Posted By BP302

I did my first race event in the WI WORS series...

I did my first race event in the WI WORS series last weekend. Most every Comp and Elite rider was on a hardtail. You really didn't need a full suspension bike on this course. I have a Cannondale...
Forum: Introductions
05-05-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By BP302

I just finished my first WORS race last Sunday in...

I just finished my first WORS race last Sunday in Iola, WI. What a great time that was. My Cannondale Rush isn't really suited for the U.P. though. They have some wicked stuff up there. But, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By BP302

Specialized S-works

Specialized S-works
04-15-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,557
Posted By BP302

There is always something in my path that tries...

There is always something in my path that tries to wreck me:) As far as weeds go, I guess I mean tree shoots instead. There is plenty of **** that grows to over 5' tall in WI, but I did not major...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,368
Posted By BP302

Camelback and Depends underwear. I stay hydrated...

Camelback and Depends underwear. I stay hydrated during the longer rides and just piss in my shorts when I need to relieve myself.
04-15-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,557
Posted By BP302

You need to also check out the Bell Sweep XC. ...

You need to also check out the Bell Sweep XC. It's a lightweight helmut with a removable visor so you don't look like a dork on your roadbike. I prefer a visor on mtb trails. The visor does a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By BP302

Another thumbs up to geomangear.com which is...

Another thumbs up to geomangear.com which is where I purchased mine through.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By BP302

My left leg is stronger since it can lift more...

My left leg is stronger since it can lift more weight when I'm resistance training. I knew there had to be a valid reason why I'm always running around in circles at work.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By BP302

I had shifting problems from day one with my new...

I had shifting problems from day one with my new road bike. I read the info from Sheldon Brown's website and adjusted the front derailer myself. Zero problems since. This is from the same, rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By BP302

Orange is my color of choice cuz datz jist how I...

Orange is my color of choice cuz datz jist how I roll on my ride. Peace out. Seriously, my mtb apparel is something to do with orange be it my jersey, my camelback hydration pack, my Bell Sweep XC...
04-07-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By BP302

It's more XC than all mountain. Very comfortable...

It's more XC than all mountain. Very comfortable bike to ride for long periods of time. Mine has the carbon fork with Fox Terralogic dampning. It's the best shock I've ever ridden on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,602
Posted By BP302

Are you sure that the vibrations between the stem...

Are you sure that the vibrations between the stem mount and the bar mount is that much different? Mines on the stem. I have bigger things to worry about in life:)
03-30-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By BP302

The crossmarks came on my Cannonan Rush team...

The crossmarks came on my Cannonan Rush team replica bike that I purchased last year. They roll nice on pavement since they are designed for low rolling resistance. If your on pavement alot then I...
03-25-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,506
Posted By BP302

I just put new shoes on my 20 year old Moongoose...

I just put new shoes on my 20 year old Moongoose with cantilever brakes. But, I do like my Magura Marta SL disc brakes on my Cannondale much, much better.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-08, 06:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,844
Posted By BP302

This thread is going to celebrate it's 3rd...

This thread is going to celebrate it's 3rd birthday next month. Wow! I voted for the Arione.
03-25-08, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,888
Posted By BP302

Isn't this a mute question now if you already...

Isn't this a mute question now if you already purchased the bike? You can easily make a small frame fit you with the right saddle height, stem length and bar position. i'm 6' 1" with a 34" inseam and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By BP302

Screwdrivers. OJ and vodka were meant to be...

Screwdrivers. OJ and vodka were meant to be mixed together! You can get your vitamin C and buzz at the same time.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By BP302

Maybe it's possible to fit mtb tires/wheels on a...

Maybe it's possible to fit mtb tires/wheels on a road bike?? Your roads must suck. I had one sidewall blowout last year. It was due to a steel spike that was driven into the pavement and I caught...
03-04-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,858
Posted By BP302

saddle

My butt gets tired of sitting on my Fizik Alliante for more than an hour. I switched to some gel padded cycling shorts that seem to help on the 1 1/2 or longer rides.

I have the Fizik Alliante on...
02-27-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,233
Posted By BP302

I have the Bell Sweep XC helmet for mountain...

I have the Bell Sweep XC helmet for mountain biking and a Bell Sweep R for road biking. Same overall look between the two, but the XC helmet has a visor that can clip into the front. They are nice...
02-26-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By BP302

I've watched the movie Crocodile Dundee and also...

I've watched the movie Crocodile Dundee and also have enjoyed the episodes of the Crocodile Hunter, so I consider myself an expert on Australia. But, I didn't know you blokes ate oatmeal. I thought...
02-19-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,550
Posted By BP302

Dammit!! I missed that. My new advise is for you...

Dammit!! I missed that. My new advise is for you to take up swimming. There is no chaffing involved. LOL!
02-19-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By BP302

Start doing spin classes at a local fitness club....

Start doing spin classes at a local fitness club. I started cycling last summer, but I've noticed the greatest leg strength gains for me by doing spin classes since Nov. Northeast Wisconsin is...
02-19-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,954
Posted By BP302

For what it's worth, I also started a class at...

For what it's worth, I also started a class at the fitness center called Body Flow. It's a combination of pilates and yoga that will help with my core strength, balance and flexibility. Man that...
02-19-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,550
Posted By BP302

I have NIKE Elite running socks for running and...

I have NIKE Elite running socks for running and cycling. They are 61% polyester, 24% tactel, 14% nylon and 1% spandex. They are a bargain at $12 a pair and I highly recommend them. ASICS Kayano...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By BP302

My local bike shop carries Bontrager XXX tubes. ...

My local bike shop carries Bontrager XXX tubes. The are a light, 50 grams. Nice tube and I haven't had problems with flats due to the lighter weight tube. They are about $10 a piece, but that's...
02-19-08, 06:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,021
Posted By BP302

I have the Saris Cycle-On Pro. It's simply...

I have the Saris Cycle-On Pro. It's simply awesome! You don't have to remove a wheel. Bike gets mounted very securely. The rack doesn't touch the bike frame. If you have two bikes on the rack...
02-16-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By BP302

I've only had one set of tires which are Maxxis...

I've only had one set of tires which are Maxxis CrossMarks. They seem to have excellent grip on the pine needles I ride on, but don't handle the loose pack soil as well. I think the pine needles...
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