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09-09-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By jmccain

I love Campy stuff and also bought a grouppo from...

I love Campy stuff and also bought a grouppo from Ribble several years ago. Enjoy your new ride!
Forum: Foo
04-03-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 29,191
Posted By jmccain

I had one of these ...

I had one of these

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8hz8C8vuGZg/Tb3IL0GmTSI/AAAAAAAACHc/cw39UnuUOLI/s1600/horizon.JPG

I was also suckered into buying some roof rack prototype that held 6 bikes - which...
02-28-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By jmccain

Where did I write anything about starving?

Where did I write anything about starving?
02-27-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By jmccain

My experience is that weight loss is best...

My experience is that weight loss is best achieved by focusing on nutrition. Exercise is for fitness/strength/energy...
02-26-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,696
Posted By jmccain

They think of me with awe and envy. At...

They think of me with awe and envy.

At least, that's what I think they think.
02-04-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,488
Posted By jmccain

53 is old? I have a couple more than this and I'm...

53 is old? I have a couple more than this and I'm far from old.
02-01-13, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,340
Posted By jmccain

Tressostar Wrap from both bottom and top.

Tressostar

Wrap from both bottom and top.
01-29-13, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By jmccain

There's a Janis Joplin song somewhere in there.

There's a Janis Joplin song somewhere in there.
01-15-13, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,557
Posted By jmccain

Just consider them friendly dogs.

Just consider them friendly dogs.
01-11-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,585
Posted By jmccain

Looking at the photos, I have to strongly agree...

Looking at the photos, I have to strongly agree that you might have.
01-11-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,560
Posted By jmccain

It seems to me (and I'm not an expert nor am in...

It seems to me (and I'm not an expert nor am in the medical field) that that book may be suggesting that cardio-vascular fitness is somehow related to performing well in any sport. That doesn't seem...
01-10-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,677
Posted By jmccain

There is a reason why some of us spend the money...

There is a reason why some of us spend the money for cycling clothing and looking good ain't it.

Bibs are the Martin of cycling clothing.
01-09-13, 04:57 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,154
Posted By jmccain

I ride on chip-seal roads, too, and my S2 is very...

I ride on chip-seal roads, too, and my S2 is very comfortable for long rides. I ride the largest frame size so that may be a contributing factor.

I don't like the SRAM/FSA stuff, but that's...
01-09-13, 07:49 AM
01-08-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,647
Posted By jmccain

I've noticed up talk has been replaced by creaky...

I've noticed up talk has been replaced by creaky voice.
01-06-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By jmccain

Dog:Squirrel = 220: Pie

Dog:Squirrel = 220: Pie
01-06-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By jmccain

Very cool - thanks for sharing it.

Very cool - thanks for sharing it.
01-04-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By jmccain

Same for me and certainly enjoyed doing it.

Same for me and certainly enjoyed doing it.
01-02-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By jmccain

Percentage or pounds?

Percentage or pounds?
01-01-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,268
Posted By jmccain

7062 and all but about 600 done on bikes older...

7062 and all but about 600 done on bikes older than 1983.
Forum: Touring
01-01-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,837
Posted By jmccain

It's OK with me if a shop doesn't have every...

It's OK with me if a shop doesn't have every part. It's not OK to give erroneous advise (or even to lie). Many shops have lost my business by doing it
12-31-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,245
Posted By jmccain

Ended up with 96% of my goal met and I'm OK with...

Ended up with 96% of my goal met and I'm OK with it. If I could meet that much of all of my other goals in life...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,333
Posted By jmccain

Works well and good durability.

Works well and good durability.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,333
Posted By jmccain

Them is best for I.

Them is best for I.
12-29-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,847
Posted By jmccain

It's cool you've rediscovered the fun.

It's cool you've rediscovered the fun.
12-28-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,260
Posted By jmccain

Here's a radical idea. Rebuild it with loose...

Here's a radical idea. Rebuild it with loose balls and see how it feels.

Unless you ride lots of miles a long way from home on it.
12-28-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By jmccain

We had it in Texas the day before except it was...

We had it in Texas the day before except it was hailstorm, thunderstorm, clearingstorm, then snow.

I rode an old hard tail yesterday to get a couple of miles in. Luckily it wasnt a commute so I...
12-20-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,352
Posted By jmccain

Ride about 2000 fewer miles and play more music...

Ride about 2000 fewer miles and play more music (and maybe lift a little more).
12-14-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,111
Posted By jmccain

See post #25 in this thread.

See post #25 in this thread.
Forum: Foo
12-13-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By jmccain

lol

lol
12-13-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By jmccain

It's available now from the iTunes store - free.

It's available now from the iTunes store - free.
Forum: Foo
12-12-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By jmccain

I'm amazed that your 2nd post in the last 3 years...

I'm amazed that your 2nd post in the last 3 years was about this.
12-12-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By jmccain

Whether you agree with the mayor or not, I think...

Whether you agree with the mayor or not, I think it's good to have health and weight issues discussed.
12-10-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,606
Posted By jmccain

+1

+1
12-09-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,470
Posted By jmccain

I used to do this nearly every week when I worked...

I used to do this nearly every week when I worked 4 10 hour days. Sometimes part of it was done with another rider or two but often it was alone. I never thought very much about the route. Sometimes...
Forum: Introductions
12-07-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By jmccain

I'd rather ride a chartreuse bike with visible...

I'd rather ride a chartreuse bike with visible lady lumps braze-ons than stay on the couch.

Go for it Sarge, and hey, be careful out there!
12-06-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,074
Posted By jmccain

He could be right. A lot less vanilla ice cream...

He could be right. A lot less vanilla ice cream fits on a raspberry pill than a raspberry pie.
12-05-12, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,590
Posted By jmccain

You're forgetting the planet moving through space.

You're forgetting the planet moving through space.
12-02-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,442
Posted By jmccain

The advantage is that you don't have to worry...

The advantage is that you don't have to worry about your foot slipping off the pedal. The disadvantage is that you have to learn to rotate your ankle to disengage the clip.

The great part of this...
12-02-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By jmccain

Cycling goals are great! I set, and usually, make...

Cycling goals are great! I set, and usually, make mine.

But I've found I can't out exercise a bad eating practice.
11-29-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,442
Posted By jmccain

I've been pretty lucky on not falling while on my...

I've been pretty lucky on not falling while on my road bike for a number of years.

I expect to fall when I ride off-road.
11-26-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,058
Posted By jmccain

And I'll add to the breaches of etiquette by...

And I'll add to the breaches of etiquette by noting that we're just starting to enter my favorite 4 months of cycling here in Texas. You can pity me in June, July, August, September...
11-22-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,245
Posted By jmccain

My goal this year was to average 20 miles a day....

My goal this year was to average 20 miles a day. That little bit calculates to 7,300. I'll miss it, darn it.
11-20-12, 06:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,925
Posted By jmccain

Ever heard the old saw about driving speed:...

Ever heard the old saw about driving speed: Anyone going faster than me is a maniac and anyone going slower is a moron.

Cycling clothing/gear is a lot like that: Anyone dressing simpler than me is...
11-19-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,373
Posted By jmccain

I like to see the front wheel spinning right in...

I like to see the front wheel spinning right in front of me.
11-18-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,925
Posted By jmccain

Thats what I think, too. I'd guess their "advice"...

Thats what I think, too. I'd guess their "advice" was a convenient excuse to chat and maybe they were passing on what works for them. It's rare that anyone speaks to me on a ride.
11-15-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By jmccain

In addition to the physical exercise, I use...

In addition to the physical exercise, I use indoor training for mental workouts too. It's a good time to improve focus and concentration - HTFU for the brain.

I tell myself that boredom is for the...
11-11-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,446
Posted By jmccain

A dry chain can be quite expensive.

A dry chain can be quite expensive.
11-09-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,655
Posted By jmccain

+1

+1
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