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08-08-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By travelmama

Giving the ride is only 72 miles I suggest you...

Giving the ride is only 72 miles I suggest you rent a bike, it is much easier than traveling with one.
Forum: Triathlon
06-13-12, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By travelmama

I agree with getting proper shoes, if you haven't...

I agree with getting proper shoes, if you haven't yet done so. Also, stretch the heck out of your legs because if stiff, can cause a lot of pain while running.
06-09-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,042
Posted By travelmama

I ask people if they need help, especially if...

I ask people if they need help, especially if they don't have tools or know what to do. If asked, I will just say "I am good" should no help be needed. One day I had a flat and changed it in front of...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By travelmama

I don't think you did a stupid thing. Consider...

I don't think you did a stupid thing. Consider yourself a possible lifesaver because the guy had a passenger in the vehicle that he could have taken out if he got into an accident, or just anyone. I...
05-24-12, 06:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,048
Posted By travelmama

When it comes to fitness clothing, I shop on the...

When it comes to fitness clothing, I shop on the cheap because I don't need anymore than I already have as it more of a want. I have paid no more than $12 for a jersey by Canari that is a tad bit too...
Forum: Foo
05-19-12, 09:28 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,366
Posted By travelmama

Ponch and John aka CHIPS, Big Blue Marble,...

Ponch and John aka CHIPS, Big Blue Marble, Electric Company, Soul Train, American Bandstand, Roller Derby, Peach and Caramel Jolly Rancher Sticks.
Forum: Commuting
05-18-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By travelmama

I volunteered at one of the pit stops in Los...

I volunteered at one of the pit stops in Los Angeles two years ago giving out some good stuff. So good that I loaded up and really hooked up some of the cyclists who were just wandering in the...
05-04-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 914
Posted By travelmama

Oh damn, that was funny.

Oh damn, that was funny.
Forum: Touring
04-29-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By travelmama

Be prepared to pay no matter which airline you...

Be prepared to pay no matter which airline you chose. They sure know how to spoil ones fun. The fees are so high anymore that it is probably worth it to buy to tickets so that you have two seats to...
04-29-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By travelmama

It is a pity to read the news of your bike....

It is a pity to read the news of your bike. Perhaps you should go down to the bike event and the pier and post some flyers. Good luck on finding it.
Forum: Foo
04-22-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By travelmama

YES! If your fingers and forearms are weak, you...

YES! If your fingers and forearms are weak, you will ache within minutes. Best to warm up on the easy wall then move to the more difficult wall.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,834
Posted By travelmama

You can't hide from the sun so deal with a nice...

You can't hide from the sun so deal with a nice tan line, they are not always that bad.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,812
Posted By travelmama

Whenever I hear how dangerous it is to cycle on...

Whenever I hear how dangerous it is to cycle on the road, I tell people who drive that I am fine and they need to watch for one another. Cyclists usually don't crash into one another.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,181
Posted By travelmama

Nothing crazy or weird but I have seen a coyote...

Nothing crazy or weird but I have seen a coyote running at a high speed in the flood control. I found a nearly full bottle of window cleaner in the street that I picked up.
04-22-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By travelmama

Your dog is cute and looks like he/she has...

Your dog is cute and looks like he/she has attitude.
Forum: Triathlon
03-30-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,639
Posted By travelmama

Have you tried Quintana Roo bikes? Depending on...

Have you tried Quintana Roo bikes? Depending on your goal time, a road bike would suffice for Cozumel given the extremely flat course.
12-17-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,811
Posted By travelmama

Congratulations on saving and being able to pay...

Congratulations on saving and being able to pay cash for your condo. I paid cash for my three properties and have no regrets, even though they left my account a bit dry. With all of your hard work...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By travelmama

Bust the campus dual side pedals and ride on.

Bust the campus dual side pedals and ride on.
Forum: Triathlon
10-11-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By travelmama

I did not do too well because I suffered from an...

I did not do too well because I suffered from an asthma attack, lost the chain twice, had two flats and it was over 100 degrees. Needless to say, I finished and will do the race again. It is...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By travelmama

No but I know this thread is going to be comical.

No but I know this thread is going to be comical.
Forum: Commuting
10-09-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,515
Posted By travelmama

I know how to pee very well and have since I was...

I know how to pee very well and have since I was born, so when that sudden call comes, I move around to ease the urge until I can lock up my bike before going into any establishment to relieve myself.
Forum: Triathlon
10-09-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By travelmama

As late as I am to this thread, I second what...

As late as I am to this thread, I second what others have posted- ride what you have and have fun. I have seen people doing sprints on BMX racing bikes to single speed cruisers with baskets on the...
Forum: Triathlon
10-09-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By travelmama

Congratulations. I chuckled while reading because...

Congratulations. I chuckled while reading because the same thing with the flat happened to me during Vineman Half only some guy from nowhere changed my tubes in less than 5 minutes.
07-13-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By travelmama

Run and swim to tone up the midsection and stay...

Run and swim to tone up the midsection and stay away from the junky drinks. Water is your best friend.
07-13-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,547
Posted By travelmama

^^ and add 10% more each week.

^^ and add 10% more each week.
Forum: Triathlon
07-13-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,735
Posted By travelmama

Yes- walk

Yes- walk
Forum: Commuting
07-13-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By travelmama

Give them a few months before they are on a...

Give them a few months before they are on a Levi's Advertisement at 50% off clearance on the side of all commuter threads.
Forum: Commuting
07-08-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,021
Posted By travelmama

For some days it was hot and humid here in...

For some days it was hot and humid here in Southern California. So bad that one could smell EVERYTHING, even the dead cats on the side of the road. I came across two within 3/4 of a mile and nearly...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-11, 08:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By travelmama

I saw this tonight while riding home and had to...

I saw this tonight while riding home and had to dodge them to avoid screwing up my wheels and tires. There were about eight plates in the BIKE LANE that is rarely used.
Forum: Commuting
07-07-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By travelmama

As temperature sensitive as I am, I don't think...

As temperature sensitive as I am, I don't think it is that hot here now. The humidity is making things bad but not the heat. I have traveled nearly 75 miles in the last three days and am feeling fine.
07-07-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By travelmama

You are a trip.

You are a trip.
Forum: Commuting
07-05-11, 10:42 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,508
Posted By travelmama

Oh goodness, you two have me busting up.

Oh goodness, you two have me busting up.
Forum: Foo
07-05-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,567
Posted By travelmama

I was wondering the same until I found out that...

I was wondering the same until I found out that she comes from affluence, economically speaking. Had she been the crazy overweight black woman who drowned her kids in the car, we would not have heard...
07-05-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,762
Posted By travelmama

Halo works for well but since I don't have...

Halo works for well but since I don't have eyebrows anymore, sweat still drips.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,108
Posted By travelmama

I do that on my bike a lot. It is not a big deal.

I do that on my bike a lot. It is not a big deal.
07-04-11, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By travelmama

It is good to read that old news doesn't die.

It is good to read that old news doesn't die.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,147
Posted By travelmama

I wonder if those Levis are made well enough no...

I wonder if those Levis are made well enough no to leave ring around the booty. A few weeks ago I saw a cyclist wearing bike shorts underneath a pair of cycling tights that looked like acid washed...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By travelmama

Use a lunch box or put your food in ziploc bags...

Use a lunch box or put your food in ziploc bags and reuse them.
06-30-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By travelmama

Dumb!

Dumb!
Forum: Foo
06-29-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By travelmama

That same kid is still on the road because he...

That same kid is still on the road because he caused damaged to my car a few weeks ago. Same situation, I did as you and he had to pay. The kid was acting so strangely that I asked what was up and he...
Forum: Foo
06-29-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,362
Posted By travelmama

What implies this?

What implies this?
Forum: Commuting
06-27-11, 11:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,508
Posted By travelmama

Those two are hilarious. I ride with an ipod...

Those two are hilarious.

I ride with an ipod and lately, I have really been rocking out while pedaling to a good song.
Forum: Commuting
06-27-11, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By travelmama

Check out the triathlon shorts online, at the...

Check out the triathlon shorts online, at the local REI or Sport Chalet on the off season. They can be found cheap and usually hold up well. I bought a few pair for a buck last weekend at TYR. They...
06-27-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By travelmama

Yes and good food at the end.

Yes and good food at the end.
06-26-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By travelmama

Wash them well and pass them onto someone who do...

Wash them well and pass them onto someone who do them justice. Like another posted remove the chamois if need be.
Forum: Foo
06-25-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By travelmama

Check with the foreclosure listings or have a...

Check with the foreclosure listings or have a realtor to assist you. Ask to talk to previous tenants and neighbors to get their take on the landlord. If you select the place, take the application and...
Forum: Foo
06-22-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By travelmama

As Pam stated- always do a check on your landlord.

As Pam stated- always do a check on your landlord.
Forum: Commuting
06-22-11, 07:45 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-20-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,857
Posted By travelmama

Some of the thread replies are funny and...

Some of the thread replies are funny and agreeable. I did a race last year and purposely went out on the cheap (bike, gear, etc..). Someone took a picture of me and posted it on another thread which...
06-20-11, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By travelmama

There is nothing to worry about down there except...

There is nothing to worry about down there except for drunk folks on bikes. It is completely safe.
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