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09-02-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 666,961
Posted By Ricardo

Sure Nickie. My suggestion for you is to take...

Sure Nickie. My suggestion for you is to take some before pictures and save them on your hard drive. Also you may want to take some measurements. Buying new clothes is very motivational!!
Forum: Commuting
10-09-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,800
Posted By Ricardo

Happened to me once but I broke my right hand...

Happened to me once but I broke my right hand middle finger. The pedestrian was unhurt and just walked away and didn't apologize. (Maybe frightened). Had finger surgery and more than a year of...
10-06-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By Ricardo

Funny. My wife unceremoneously dumped me last...

Funny. My wife unceremoneously dumped me last night. I tried to get her to ride a bike with me for years and she never did.
07-14-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Ricardo

Amazing Terry. It's cool you can share the...

Amazing Terry. It's cool you can share the healthy habit of cycling with him!
07-06-10, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

And it does work. Exercise releases endorphines...

And it does work. Exercise releases endorphines in your brain.
04-01-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Ricardo

I use Julbo's Trail model. Bought them brand new...

I use Julbo's Trail model. Bought them brand new for 85+shipping on eBay and Im yet to see sunglasses for MTB with more technology. Highly recommended.
01-29-10, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

Lost 9lbs during the holidays

Guys,
its been ages since the last time I posted here but Ive been working out and shedding the pounds. I starte at 200 pounds and last night I stepped in the scale and now I weight 160 lbs.

Aint...
01-17-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

Good news

Guys,
lost 10 pounds during the holidays. :thumb:

Did I mention it was during the holidays? I'm so excited about it...

Ricardo
12-14-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Ricardo

Has anyone tried Sparkpeople?

I am looking for a site that helps me keep track of the calories I am eating. I tried Fitday but Sparkpeople seems more comprehensive. Any advice highly appreciated.

Ricardo
12-13-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Ricardo

Avid BB7s are the best bang for the buck.

Avid BB7s are the best bang for the buck.
12-01-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Ricardo

Talking about Costa Rica, has anyone attended the...

Talking about Costa Rica, has anyone attended the Guanaride?
12-01-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,710
Posted By Ricardo

American Eagle is just a taiwanese cheapo brand...

American Eagle is just a taiwanese cheapo brand of frames with no marketing at all. They are fine for cross country riding. I wouldnt do any big drops or stunts on those frames. If they fit you, Id...
11-23-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Ricardo

What pump is it you already have? If you mean the...

What pump is it you already have? If you mean the large one that inflates your tires in a blast, the answer is no.
11-12-09, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,090
Posted By Ricardo

Louis Garneau no fingers for summer and...

Louis Garneau no fingers for summer and Specialized full fingered for the winter.
11-06-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ricardo

I've tried several brands but since I tried...

I've tried several brands but since I tried Continentals Ive never looked back.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Ricardo

Yes.

Yes.
08-25-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Ricardo

L or 18 inches. However ask for test rides....

L or 18 inches. However ask for test rides. Whatever feels best.
08-25-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Ricardo

School me on wheelsets

Guys,
I have a decent fork, frame and components but have never paid too much attention to my cheap Alexrims wheelset and have never felt the need to change it basically because I've ridden the same...
08-23-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,569
Posted By Ricardo

Broke my right hand middle finger three weeks...

Broke my right hand middle finger three weeks ago. Needed surgery and now have two nails on the joint to hold the 'pieces' together. Last week got infected and its been a pain in the ass (and in the...
08-23-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Ricardo

Wow. I was learning to walk in 1982. Had never...

Wow. I was learning to walk in 1982. Had never seen one of those. Thanks for sharing.
08-23-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Ricardo

Bariatric Surgery and riding

My wife just had bariatric surgery (sleeve) and wants to start riding in a few weeks.

Any words of advice?
08-23-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By Ricardo

Thanks for the info guys. My wife is 5"4 too and...

Thanks for the info guys. My wife is 5"4 too and this will be her first mountain bike. She used to ride a lot when she was still a kid and now she wants to resume her riding. Hope she doesn't kick my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-09, 01:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,581
Posted By Ricardo

Apparently it is very common. I also lost weight...

Apparently it is very common. I also lost weight and the ring would come off but I decided to put it inside the safe before it was gone for good.

And yes, I do get ocasionally grilled too for not...
08-22-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,705
Posted By Ricardo

Short answer: No. In fact, the industry trend is...

Short answer: No. In fact, the industry trend is that the average mountain bike is today heavier than 10 or 15 years ago.
08-22-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By Ricardo

Women Specific Designs

Marketing hype or female antropometrics miracle?

I'm looking for a bike for my wife and yesterday went to the local specialized dealer to check the Specialized Myka HT but when comparing it to the...
08-22-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Ricardo

I left my seatbag open and lost my blackberry....

I left my seatbag open and lost my blackberry. Someone found it and gave it back to me.
07-31-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Ricardo

Altitude and Fitness

Guys,
I recently moved from my hometown, which sits at 960 meters above the sea level to another city which is at 2640 m.a.s.l.

I've noticed my lack of air specially when climbing to a local...
06-25-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

LOL! Same here. I tried to start running too but...

LOL! Same here. I tried to start running too but it wasn't a good experience. I started training in a treadmill and slowly building some aerobic capacity. But as soon as I hitted the tarmac, I felt...
06-04-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

Guys, I lost around 40 pounds and have kept...

Guys,
I lost around 40 pounds and have kept them off for a year and a half successfully. I am ready to start shedding a bit more but I feel that the more you loose, the harder it is to loose more.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Ricardo

Where can I order them online?

Where can I order them online?
Forum: Commuting
03-12-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Ricardo

I meant the long hood. Other than SKS what...

I meant the long hood. Other than SKS what manufacturers make 'em. And most important, where to get them online?

Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
03-11-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Ricardo

Chainguards

Is there an aftermarket chainguard for an old MTB Chromoly frame? Where can I buy it over the internet?

Thanks,

RR
Forum: Commuting
02-27-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By Ricardo

How to deal with rain?

Guys,
I am in the market for some fenders. Id like to hear which work better: SKS or Planet Bikes' fenders. These will go on an old mountain bike frame. I'd also like to hear how you guys deal with...
12-08-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,178
Posted By Ricardo

Whatever fits better.

Whatever fits better.
12-08-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Ricardo

Had a similar situation a few years ago with a...

Had a similar situation a few years ago with a pair of Specialized shoes. Their warranty and customer service really sucked and nor Specialized or the LBS took care of the issue so at the end I had...
11-27-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

LOL! Same here. It takes a while but you will...

LOL! Same here. It takes a while but you will overcome chocolate addiction.
11-18-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Ricardo

I agree with the above. Besides, if you ride in...

I agree with the above. Besides, if you ride in the city, your bike will be less attractive to bike thiefs if it has v's.

RR
11-15-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Ricardo

Have you gone the used bike route?

Have you gone the used bike route?
11-14-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

Any before-after pics?

Any before-after pics?
11-10-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

Thanks! Now I am trying to build some muscle...

Thanks! Now I am trying to build some muscle starting with some weights.
11-06-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Ricardo

LOL! Yeah right, that's why the file is named...

LOL! Yeah right, that's why the file is named blackroom.png

Nice try though.
11-06-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,238
Posted By Ricardo

If you are on a tight budget I suggest you take a...

If you are on a tight budget I suggest you take a look at Giant and Ironhorse. They offer serious bang for the buck. I would also take a look at ebay.
11-06-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,333
Posted By Ricardo

give it some time. You are stressing the muscle...

give it some time. You are stressing the muscle and it is trying to heal itself. Probably a bit of protein might help do the trick.
11-06-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,396
Posted By Ricardo

I've heard that maintaining your weight loss is...

I've heard that maintaining your weight loss is actually harder than shedding pounds off. Well, guess what? I've maintained my weight for ONE YEAR NOW!

It can be done guys. Keep up the good work...
11-04-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Ricardo

Felt bikes are actually very good. I owned a...

Felt bikes are actually very good. I owned a hardtail and it was incredibly lightweight for the pricepoint. The virtue is a very good ride and the Equilink does work. However, I suggest you test ride...
10-15-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,353
Posted By Ricardo

well, at least the kids were riding their bikes...

well, at least the kids were riding their bikes and not playing some video game sitting in a couch.
09-28-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,489
Posted By Ricardo

92 or 93? What year did they switched from...

92 or 93? What year did they switched from Chromoly to Aluminum?
09-28-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Ricardo

Why dont you just get a Giant/Ironhorse HT? They...

Why dont you just get a Giant/Ironhorse HT? They offer serious bang for the buck. As for the fork, Id recommend a MX Pro w/ ETA.
09-17-08, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Ricardo

850 to Nepal? probably to good to be true. A...

850 to Nepal? probably to good to be true. A round ticket to China is close to $700. Mongolia is and Tibet need a special permit to go there (different from the chinese visa) so that might add a few...
09-17-08, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By Ricardo

a quality saddlebag.

a quality saddlebag.
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