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04-18-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By trekking_TW

anyone pre-riding the RR course? I saw a couple...

anyone pre-riding the RR course? I saw a couple of unfamiliar riders out there today.
04-18-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By trekking_TW

I have the opposite problem. My front wheel...

I have the opposite problem. My front wheel comes off the ground with happy bounces.
04-18-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By trekking_TW

Tue am

You happen to be riding through Pleasanton Tue. am? If not you , must have been a teammate on FFBC.
04-17-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By trekking_TW

I'll be working both the RR and crit since it's...

I'll be working both the RR and crit since it's my team hosting both. RR is a great course that I ride 2 time a week.

Crit last year had that crash in the 3's, actually had 2 crashes, I think....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,491
Posted By trekking_TW

The Selects weight about 1900g while the X-Lites...

The Selects weight about 1900g while the X-Lites are 1500g, about a pound lighter which will make a significant difference since it's rotational weight. I race and train on Race X-lites and really...
01-22-07, 05:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By trekking_TW

Just watched that video... 2" of travel and...

Just watched that video... 2" of travel and cheating with the hands.... c'mon.

I'd hate to see the weight I could lift with only 2" of travel and using my hands on my legs to help push!
...
01-22-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,120
Posted By trekking_TW

R U in the motorcycle support again this year?

R U in the motorcycle support again this year?
01-22-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By trekking_TW

Sounds like a sham to sell protein shakes! And,...

Sounds like a sham to sell protein shakes! And, watch his show!

btw, was it 1 rep with full range of movement?
01-22-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By trekking_TW

+1 for me on this! 3 years ago I was...

+1 for me on this!

3 years ago I was lifting legs regularly, my leg press was at 1010 lbs. then I took the "no weight room" approach last year and watched my sprint speed decline. Sure, my...
01-22-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By trekking_TW

I thought a ton was 2000 lbs?!? Still...

I thought a ton was 2000 lbs?!? Still 325x15=4875lbs..... more than 2-tons!
01-22-07, 11:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By trekking_TW

I do squats occasionally but should do them more...

I do squats occasionally but should do them more starting Feb. I haven't done deadlifts but I'll have to try them.
01-22-07, 11:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By trekking_TW

weight training, legs

It's base building time and alot of us are in the weight room doing leg workouts. I've been curious to see what different cyclists leg workouts are and what amount of weight & effort they do. I'm...
01-12-07, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By trekking_TW

The Wente Road race is followed the following day...

The Wente Road race is followed the following day with the Wente Crit in the same town. Two races the same weekend if you're interested in it.

Anyone doing the Wente races should comment to the...
01-11-07, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,480
Posted By trekking_TW

Couldn't you expand your cycling business into...

Couldn't you expand your cycling business into coaching by purchasing the USA Cycling level 3 coaching materials? This would help show your motivation of making a profit by taking on clients and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-06, 02:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,841
Posted By trekking_TW

I think they forgot to put "Specialized" on the...

I think they forgot to put "Specialized" on the seat stays.

Maybe they should start over again.
12-07-06, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By trekking_TW

You got that right! It's the same Prologue as...

You got that right! It's the same Prologue as last year when I course marshalled at Coit Tower. I helped the riders carry their bikes some a flight of stairs so they could ride back to their team...
11-07-06, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,424
Posted By trekking_TW

Have you done this for training? I ask because I...

Have you done this for training? I ask because I recently bought a 24" BMX bike for this type of training but don't know any other roadies who have one.
10-06-06, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By trekking_TW

thanks for the help. the chrome isn't in...

thanks for the help.

the chrome isn't in good condition so I'll strip it off!

Thanks again.
10-05-06, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By trekking_TW

chrome frame to powder coat Q's

Lookin to make-over my old bmx bike. It's an old chrome frame and I'd like to either paint or powder coat it.

Can I take my old chrome bmx frame and sandblast it raw then get it powder coated?
...
09-10-06, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By trekking_TW

LOL thanks the best laugh today!!

LOL

thanks the best laugh today!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By trekking_TW

Las Vegas bike shop, rent & ride?

I'm in Las Vegas for a few weeks or work. Sounds exciting until I tell you that I never see the Strip or any Casinos. I'm looking for a bike shop that has daily rentals and possibly an evening...
09-07-06, 11:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,122
Posted By trekking_TW

congrats PizzaMan

I haven't read any reports on BF for a couple months and was glad to read your win report!

Keep up the solid performances (and reports), Congrats!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-06, 05:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,423
Posted By trekking_TW

When I commute to work I have to ride by a high...

When I commute to work I have to ride by a high school so I often get comments yelled at me. Once at a stop light/crosswalk, a group of 5 boys said my shorts looked gay so I politely said "What? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By trekking_TW

This was my first Death Ride and I knew what I...

This was my first Death Ride and I knew what I would be facing since two of my riding friends have done it at least 5 times.

Anyhow, Saturday evening I went to set my alarm clock as I settled into...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,566
Posted By trekking_TW

Very nice looking bike but I can't tell which...

Very nice looking bike but I can't tell which brand it is? :p

Gees, did they plaster Cannondale all over it enough? :eek:
06-12-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By trekking_TW

Thanks for all the advice. I checked Sheldons'...

Thanks for all the advice. I checked Sheldons' website and talked to a few experienced guys around here. I'll try a 32 tooth cassette and if it works, great! If not, I'll get a mtb derailer. I'll...
06-11-06, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By trekking_TW

Largest cassette I can use

Wondering what the largest cassette I can use with my Ultegra triple R.D. and triple crankset. I'm preparing to do some serious climbing and want more than a triple with a 12-26 cassette. Can I use...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 11:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,459
Posted By trekking_TW

626 miles for me. I missed my goal of 700 so...

626 miles for me. I missed my goal of 700 so I'll need to hit it in June.

Wait, I still have this afternoon to ride. That will put me at 661 unless a take a longer route home from work.
05-29-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By trekking_TW

Sorry to hear about the tire SteveE. ...

Sorry to hear about the tire SteveE.

Congrats Pizza, you impress everyone again!

Vino, sorry about the spasms... I had em too.

Congrats Hypersnazz, nice finish. Heard it was your first RR? ...
05-24-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

They have you covered! email from the race...

They have you covered!

email from the race director:

Good Morning

Yes Isabel Creek will be selling one-day licenses, for
a cost of $10.

Jonathan
05-23-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

I'm riding tubulars and will carry a spare. ...

I'm riding tubulars and will carry a spare. Hopefully neither of us get dropped on the first hill.
05-23-06, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

Thanks Hyper, let us know. I'll chip in for gas...

Thanks Hyper, let us know. I'll chip in for gas $.
05-23-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

Yep, no private SAG or follow cars according to...

Yep, no private SAG or follow cars according to their website. I'd hope they provide some follow cars.
05-23-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

I would count on a little over an hour to get...

I would count on a little over an hour to get from the finish to Isabel Creek.
05-22-06, 03:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

We would still need another car. Option 1:...

We would still need another car.

Option 1: If we can get someone to drive us up to the start before the race then I'll park at the finish area.
Option 2: I could drive us to the start area but...
05-22-06, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

I'm not sure exactly where the finish will be...

I'm not sure exactly where the finish will be along Mines Road, but it's near the intersection of Mines and Del Valle. There are randomly placed milage markers on white poles (example 5.82) all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,227
Posted By trekking_TW

I have a 1" cut along the sidewall of my rear Pro...

I have a 1" cut along the sidewall of my rear Pro Race2 after 900 miles.

It's just bad luck, simply put.

I've switching to Conti GP4000's since I can get them for $25 through our team. ...
05-22-06, 10:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

Anyone else doing the Masters 35+ 4/5, E5, or...

Anyone else doing the Masters 35+ 4/5, E5, or Womens 4 and want to share a ride from the finish up to the start area at Isabel Creek?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By trekking_TW

Sounds like you should have ordered a much nicer...

Sounds like you should have ordered a much nicer (and expensive) part.:)
05-16-06, 02:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,293
Posted By trekking_TW

I haven't figured out the logistics either but...

I haven't figured out the logistics either but I'll probably just ride home since it's about 13 miles from the finish. Then I'll get someone to take me back to the start area. Us lowly ole Cat5's...
05-05-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By trekking_TW

newspaper advise, funny!

Had a friend send this to me... rather funny. :D

I guess we can all be "elite bikers" and maintain "racing speeds".:rolleyes:

http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/3906/bikingadvice7mx.th.jpg...
04-28-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By trekking_TW

Thanks for the info. I have HiDef and all...

Thanks for the info. I have HiDef and all channels look good on mine with Dish. Dish is now offering new HD receivers and HD packages... I need to find out more details before changing my 60...
04-27-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 905
Posted By trekking_TW

I've tried the chocolate milk recovery and it...

I've tried the chocolate milk recovery and it didn't seem to be any better than any other recovery drink. For me it wasn't good at all since my stomach doesn't do well with milk. mmm, I wonder if...
04-26-06, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By trekking_TW

I dropped down to the minimum 60 channel lineup...

I dropped down to the minimum 60 channel lineup when they dropped OLN. Now I gotta get that d@mn 180 channels just to get OLN! I'm gonna check DirectTV first.
04-24-06, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By trekking_TW

After the ToC he went to Europe and got sick,...

After the ToC he went to Europe and got sick, returned home to be comfortable and get better. I think he's better now and hopefully we will see him in a couple of races b4 TDF.
04-24-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By trekking_TW

Here's link to more Wente RR and Crit pics: ...

Here's link to more Wente RR and Crit pics:
http://www.glennjamesphotography.com/
04-24-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By trekking_TW

Thanks, the leaf blower I used got a good workout...

Thanks, the leaf blower I used got a good workout yesterday morning! Glad it did, because I didn't since I was not feeling well... sinus infection. I skipped my 35+ 4/5 race.
04-24-06, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By trekking_TW

11/23 for most rides and flatter races. 12/26...

11/23 for most rides and flatter races.
12/26 for climbing courses.
11/21 for crits.
04-24-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By trekking_TW

Yea, we had a sweep crew out Friday afternoon. ...

Yea, we had a sweep crew out Friday afternoon. Glad you enjoyed the course, it's part of my lunchtime rides each week. Sounds like we could use the 1km and 500m signs!

Did you get a chance to...
04-23-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By trekking_TW

Nice report Pizza Man and congrats on 6th place. ...

Nice report Pizza Man and congrats on 6th place. I worked the race near the start area and managed to spot you a couple of times. I hope you enjoyed the Wente RR. How did you like that technical...
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