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06-20-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,631
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Looks like a pleasent place ease the mind and...

Looks like a pleasent place ease the mind and ride. What was the temperature in old Kentucky?
06-20-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,136
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Yes!

Yes!
06-16-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Yea, stay away from the red light...

Yea, stay away from the red light district....just saying!:roflmao2:
06-16-10, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,934
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I'll take hot weather riding any day over cold...

I'll take hot weather riding any day over cold weather riding. Living in the Houston area I too have no problem with riding in hot weather but cold weather is another story.

If it's below 50...
06-16-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

That's looks like some sweet riding you have...

That's looks like some sweet riding you have there. As far as the breakfast goes I see beans and toast is still the popular breakfast in England.

I worked in Harpenden for a year, (aircraft...
06-16-10, 07:02 AM
06-16-10, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

X2! I'm 5'10" and weigh 185 lbs. Most BMI indexes...

X2! I'm 5'10" and weigh 185 lbs. Most BMI indexes would say I'm overweight but my body fat is very lean because I've been lifting weights for over 25 years, I have a lot of muscle.

I admit the...
06-15-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I'm a roadie and ride exclusively the hills of...

I'm a roadie and ride exclusively the hills of Montgomery and Grimes country. Nothing steep compared to Colorado but rollers. I can't stand riding flats.

Speaking of Colorado if I'm not riding...
06-14-10, 09:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,811
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Alas, I have no Garmin:cry:

Alas, I have no Garmin:cry:
06-13-10, 03:31 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,993
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

PFFFFFFFFFT, if it doesn't fit in your jersey...

PFFFFFFFFFT, if it doesn't fit in your jersey pocket you don't need it.

Sarge
06-13-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Plenty of sleep and a good breakfast keeps me...

Plenty of sleep and a good breakfast keeps me going. The only thing I'll drink during rides is water but I've been known to down a can a V8 during a rest stop.
06-13-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,993
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

At least you're not a bike snob....the saddle bag...

At least you're not a bike snob....the saddle bag proves it.
06-13-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,993
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

68 miles down in 105 degree heat factor and 15 to...

68 miles down in 105 degree heat factor and 15 to 20 mph winds. The beer is so cold and I think I'm ZZZZzzzzzzz...........
06-13-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,993
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Damn it's hot and windy today! Wind builds...

Damn it's hot and windy today! Wind builds character but the heat sure is draining...
06-13-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,811
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Above average :thumb: Sarge

Above average :thumb:

Sarge
06-09-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,993
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Just read this thread for the first time, all 5...

Just read this thread for the first time, all 5 pages. There goes 5 minutes of wasted life I can never get back.
06-07-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,544
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

How about bamboo? ...

How about bamboo?

http://www.calfeedesign.com/bamboo.htm

Sarge :thumb:
06-07-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,028
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

It's the only way to train. I use them especially...

It's the only way to train. I use them especially when training for a long distance ride like Colorado's Triple Bypass. It helps me keep a little fuel in the tank for the finish.

Sarge
06-07-10, 07:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,544
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

The last steel bike I rode was my old Schwinn...

The last steel bike I rode was my old Schwinn LeTour when I was a teenager. I've been riding aluminum for the last 12 years. Currently I ride a Cannondale R2000 I bought new in 2000. 50,000 plus...
06-07-10, 05:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,670
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

My preferred bib is the Giordana Laser, I'm on my...

My preferred bib is the Giordana Laser, I'm on my second pair and they hold up great. I use mine roughly 3 to 4 times a week including spinning classes and when I'm done I just throw them in the...
06-07-10, 04:56 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,851
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Embellisher? Nope, not in the least. Not really...

Embellisher? Nope, not in the least. Not really sure why you're insinuating but as far as recovery goes I find the harder I work the quicker the recovery.

You should try it sometimes...

Sarge...
06-06-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,851
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I rode yesterday and felt pretty good even though...

I rode yesterday and felt pretty good even though I'm way behind where I was this time last year.

5 weeks after knee surgery and yesterday I rode 67 miles solo through the Sam Houston National...
05-23-10, 11:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,345
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

X2! Sarge:thumb:

X2!

Sarge:thumb:
05-10-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,670
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Bib!

Bib!
04-19-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Every other Wednesday and each Saturday....

Every other Wednesday and each Saturday. Sometimes I'll through in a Friday as well. All rides are 75 miles minimum.

In addition I do an hour spinning class each Monday and Wednesday evening and...
04-11-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Actually it's not the strongest beer. The same...

Actually it's not the strongest beer. The same company makes a 40% abv IPA called "Sink the Bismarch".

http://www.brewdog.com/sink_the_bismark.php (http://www.brewdog.com/sink_the_bismark.php)
...
04-11-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Yep, Tactical Nuclear Penguin, and at $115 a...

Yep, Tactical Nuclear Penguin, and at $115 a bottle you too can enjoy an icy cold one.

http://beernews.org/2009/11/brewdog-tactical-nuclear-penguin-32-beer-sets-world-record/

I'll stick to a...
04-09-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I miss Style Man. I always enjoyed his sarcasm...

I miss Style Man. I always enjoyed his sarcasm but the Bike Snob has filled his shoes with ease. BTW, The Bike Snob's identity has been reveled in this month's issue.

Other than that, I love...
04-07-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Hmmmm, I happen to enjoy Bicycling magazine very...

Hmmmm, I happen to enjoy Bicycling magazine very much.
03-31-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,616
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

are 50+ guys too old for road bikes? This...

are 50+ guys too old for road bikes?

This is a joke, right?
03-31-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I can relate, just last weekend I saw 2 coral...

I can relate, just last weekend I saw 2 coral snakes on the road in Grimes county. Going to be another great weekend. High in the 80's with clear sky. God I love Texas :-)

Sarge
03-30-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Snow? What's that? and what's a snow...

Snow? What's that?

and what's a snow blower?

Sarge :roflmao2:
03-30-10, 06:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I've had the pleasure of riding Colorado's Triple...

I've had the pleasure of riding Colorado's Triple Bypass the last 3 years in a row. Last year while decending Loveland Pass I actually broke the 60 mph mark for a sec. I could have gone faster but...
03-29-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Good grief, 4 bottles of water! I usually take 1...

Good grief, 4 bottles of water! I usually take 1 bottle in mild temps and 2 in the summer but there's stores about every 10 to 15 miles where I can get a refill if needed.

I see way too many...
03-28-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

You'll be amazed at how strong you get when doing...

You'll be amazed at how strong you get when doing rides over 50 miles. Keep up the good work and don't forget the chamois butter!
03-28-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,672
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Not that there's anything wrong with that but I...

Not that there's anything wrong with that but I don't ride to relax. I ride to relieve stress and to see how many young whippersnappers I can hurt. Nothing's more satisfying than dropping the pace...
03-28-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Congratulations and welcome to the over 50 club. ...

Congratulations and welcome to the over 50 club.

Before you know you'll consider any ride less than 62 miles nothing more than a warm-up or waste of time, (ok, let me have it fellas).

As for...
03-22-10, 04:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Toss the shorts and lay down some green on a good...

Toss the shorts and lay down some green on a good bib. Trust me, you'll never look back.

Sarge
Forum: Texas
03-21-10, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,443
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I will be contacting Tad first thing Monday...

I will be contacting Tad first thing Monday morning to set up a fit. Great thread guys!

Sarge
03-15-10, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I've been cycling for 11 years and have never...

I've been cycling for 11 years and have never raced however I do ride with the race team during their training rides each week. They've taught me more than I could imagine.
03-11-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,911
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

First, my bike gets cleaned after every ride, no...

First, my bike gets cleaned after every ride, no exceptions. This means it get the treatment at least once to three times a week and has been getting so since 2001.

First the chain is cleaned...
03-03-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Boy oh boy, I'm not really sure what to say?...

Boy oh boy, I'm not really sure what to say? Prostrate cancer runs big time in the males among my family. So bad in fact I get checked twice a year.

I'm 52 and thus far my PSA has been good, (and...
03-02-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I use to get hot spots quite frequently when...

I use to get hot spots quite frequently when using SPD's but sometimes I racked up 200 miles a week. I like to ride long and hard and my weight runs between 185 to 195 depending on how much beer I'm...
03-02-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

In my opinion SPD pedals and clips suck for road...

In my opinion SPD pedals and clips suck for road bike use, especially when riding distances 60 miles or longer.

The problem with SPD’s is the size of the platform where the pedal meets the shoe,...
03-01-10, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,531
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

I admit, I'm not much for riding when it's cold....

I admit, I'm not much for riding when it's cold. By cold I mean anything under 50 degrees, 45 max, (yea so I'm a wimp). I just don't enjoy riding having to wear arm and leg warmers, shells, skull...
03-01-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,531
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Let's see now my math might be a little fuzzy. 80...

Let's see now my math might be a little fuzzy. 80 miles....8% grade....3 hours......

So you averaged 27 mph for 80 miles going uphill on an 8% grade? You sure your name isn't Lance?
02-15-10, 03:27 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 20,695
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

5'11", 185 lbs.

5'11", 185 lbs.
01-31-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,197
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Boulder Colorado Baby! It's a cyclist and health...

Boulder Colorado Baby! It's a cyclist and health nut heaven.

Of course it also helps to be a millionaire...

Sarge :ride:
01-30-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Your first problem is Gold's Gym. If I were you...

Your first problem is Gold's Gym. If I were you I'd look for a neighborhood YMCA. More bang for the buck and more spinning classes.

Sarge
01-22-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Sgt. Spillco

Welcome aboard. Pull up a chair and enjoy the...

Welcome aboard. Pull up a chair and enjoy the show.

Sarge
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