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02-09-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Scubachisteve

Here is something I posted out there on the...

Here is something I posted out there on the internet in response to a blogger's evaluation of their standing desk experience. Your mileage may vary. I work at my standing desk 5-10% of my time now...
Forum: Southeast
06-02-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Scubachisteve

Thank you! I was searching 'Bike Rentals' and...

Thank you! I was searching 'Bike Rentals' and kept getting the touristy stuff. Precision rules :thumb:
Forum: Southeast
06-01-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Scubachisteve

Ft. Lauderdale: Bike Rentals

Howdy,

I'll be attending a conference in Ft. Lauderdale for 10 days this July and am hoping to get some riding in. Anyone know of local cycle shops that rent bikes-- not beach cruisers:)

I can...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,973
Posted By Scubachisteve

I started using Runkeeper. It tracks multiple...

I started using Runkeeper. It tracks multiple sports so I can log all my swimming and running in one spot online. It's got the auto-gps mapping, elevation etc. in the free version which is plenty for...
Forum: Northeast
06-02-10, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Scubachisteve

Thanks, I'd forgotten about Jim Thorpe! I...

Thanks, I'd forgotten about Jim Thorpe! I remember riding that trail years ago as a kid. I'm going to see if my dad and brothers want to head up there.

I was actually looking to find a road bike...
Forum: Northeast
06-01-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Scubachisteve

Road Bike Rental: Lehigh Valley/Berks

Anyone know where I can rent a bike for a few days or week? I'm heading home on some family business and have a lot of free time next week. I've been dying to ride my home turf in PA since I started...
05-14-10, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Scubachisteve

Lance and friend getting pulled over for impeding...

Lance and friend getting pulled over for impeding traffic in Santa Barbara the other morning. I got forwarded an e-mail. Supposedly the cop asked if they could ride faster.
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05-14-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,880
Posted By Scubachisteve

My girlfriend lives 4 miles from the start/finish...

My girlfriend lives 4 miles from the start/finish up Westlake Blvd. so we'll probably just ride our bikes down and hang around the vendor tents and watch the screens. It's easier to get coffee and...
08-17-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,478
Posted By Scubachisteve

Yep, happened right at Arroyo Burro Beach coming...

Yep, happened right at Arroyo Burro Beach coming down Cliff. There was a manhole cover with really torn up pavement around the edges. Not sure if it contributed to the accident or not, but I remember...
08-17-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,478
Posted By Scubachisteve

I decided to stop as I didn't see much first aid...

I decided to stop as I didn't see much first aid equipment and only one person with her on that side of the guardrail. There were one or two guys keeping the woman calm/stable and asking here...
08-16-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,478
Posted By Scubachisteve

:thumb:Excellent ride! Perfect weather, perfect...

:thumb:Excellent ride! Perfect weather, perfect scenery (crappy hotel room, but I won't get into that). That was my first Century and I was really impressed with the organization and amenities.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,051
Posted By Scubachisteve

Coast Highway. When was that taken? It hasn't...

Coast Highway. When was that taken? It hasn't been there for a while.

Last week, A few hundred feet before that though there is now a construction sign blocking the entire lane with no easy way...
07-27-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,002
Posted By Scubachisteve

I actually like the Rock Racing kits, but I'm a...

I actually like the Rock Racing kits, but I'm a young socal guy. I'd probably laugh if I saw one on a 50-year old weekend warrior.

Orange and Green are pretty awesome IMO:...
07-27-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,723
Posted By Scubachisteve

CBS Sports ran an hour special with all the...

CBS Sports ran an hour special with all the highlights yesterday morning. Good recap.
06-25-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By Scubachisteve

If you are comfortable on your bike but...

If you are comfortable on your bike but relatively new to the sport I would suggest getting into some group rides. Because:
1. Someone will always be around to give you advise on rules of the road...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,202
Posted By Scubachisteve

Same here. short flat commute. Fuji road bike....

Same here. short flat commute. Fuji road bike. average 20 without wind.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-09, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,979
Posted By Scubachisteve

I've never bought anything here but it's fun to...

I've never bought anything here but it's fun to look:
http://www.teamcyclist.com/store/Pro-Team-Wear_C2.cfm
Forum: Commuting
03-19-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,311
Posted By Scubachisteve

Correct, it simply lowers the company's taxable...

Correct, it simply lowers the company's taxable income by $20(x)
Forum: Commuting
03-19-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,311
Posted By Scubachisteve

I'm an HR manager. I just started a S.132...

I'm an HR manager. I just started a S.132 commuter benefit fringe plan (which is what the bicycle benefit falls under). I put the plan in place to help out a few train-riders, including myself, get a...
Forum: Commuting
03-16-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,308
Posted By Scubachisteve

What about option G: Take the wallet, wait for a...

What about option G: Take the wallet, wait for a posting to show up on craigslist offering a reward and then cash in.

/voted for option 3
Forum: Commuting
03-14-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By Scubachisteve

I have to change things up depending on what I'm...

I have to change things up depending on what I'm taking to work. If I've got clothes at the office and am not going to the gym I'll definitely just use a Timbuk2 messenger bag to carry...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By Scubachisteve

Awesome! Glad you made it. Sounds like you hit a...

Awesome! Glad you made it. Sounds like you hit a lot of the cliches on the first day. Kids, motorists, mechanical issues, storage issues. You'll be a seasoned commuter by the time spring rolls around.
Forum: Commuting
03-11-09, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By Scubachisteve

Batman out at 5:30am-- sounds like the makings of...

Batman out at 5:30am-- sounds like the makings of a bike ninja. Check in tonight, Batman so we don't have to send out the search party!
Forum: Commuting
03-11-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By Scubachisteve

Way to go! Enjoy it. Soon it will just feel like...

Way to go! Enjoy it. Soon it will just feel like a natural part of your day.

I was actually surprised for a second today when I saw my bike in the empty office next to mine. Sometimes I forget...
03-10-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By Scubachisteve

If it's a (private) beach community I don't blame...

If it's a (private) beach community I don't blame them. They were probably sick of all the tourons (that's tourist + morons) rolling around on their beach cruisers. Just a possibility.
03-06-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 2,017,702
Posted By Scubachisteve

Sooooooooooo....why was your name GrumpyPig?:p

Sooooooooooo....why was your name GrumpyPig?:p
Forum: Triathlon
03-05-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By Scubachisteve

You put us all to shame!:thumb:

You put us all to shame!:thumb:
Forum: Triathlon
03-05-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By Scubachisteve

Yep. 1 lap = 50 yds.

Yep. 1 lap = 50 yds.
03-05-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Scubachisteve

This guy is doing it wrong:...

This guy is doing it wrong: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1159086/Council-worker-sick-leave-sacked-taking-66-mile-endurance-bike-race.html?Dumbass
03-04-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Scubachisteve

1. Carbs at dinner, plus veggies etc. 2....

1. Carbs at dinner, plus veggies etc.
2. Protein drink an hour before bed
3. Morning: banana, maybe some cereal, 3 swigs from the jug of V8 juice.
4. Post ride or swim at the office before lunch:...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By Scubachisteve

I've written-off razors long ago. My girlfriend...

I've written-off razors long ago. My girlfriend likes me scruffy!:p
Forum: Triathlon
03-03-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By Scubachisteve

Sorry, I have mine reversed. 10 Reps of 2 laps. ...

Sorry, I have mine reversed. 10 Reps of 2 laps.

Currently I'm swimming 10 Reps of 3 laps (in about 40 minutes). With a fair amount of rest after the 5th rep. Except for last night when I bonked...
Forum: Triathlon
03-02-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By Scubachisteve

Thanks, dude. Keep it up, yourself!

Thanks, dude. Keep it up, yourself!
Forum: Triathlon
02-27-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By Scubachisteve

Wow, I can't believe "****" is a censored word....

Wow, I can't believe "****" is a censored word. --> zaps:lol:
Forum: Triathlon
02-27-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By Scubachisteve

I used to hate swimming. I got back in the pool...

I used to hate swimming. I got back in the pool four weeks ago (after a year off). Last winter during a two month period was when I taught myself how to swim with tips from a friend and advice from...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 35,038
Posted By Scubachisteve

My girlfriend got me into those designer jeans,...

My girlfriend got me into those designer jeans, so now I sport a bulge even when I'm off the bike ;) And you gotta have the Speedo when doing laps.
Forum: Commuting
02-24-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,898
Posted By Scubachisteve

1. Ride within your abilities...to stop, to...

1. Ride within your abilities...to stop, to manuever, to be seen, to get there on-time, to not cause an accident. If you get that iffy feeling like an essential aspect of riding safely is missing,...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,685
Posted By Scubachisteve

Weather was perfect. Cool, sunny and no wind. ...

Weather was perfect. Cool, sunny and no wind.

Flatted-out: The culprit-- the remnants of what looks to be an old presta valve! This one inch piece of metal devastated my tube. Swapped out the tube...
02-23-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By Scubachisteve

Yeah, the sound got turned way down so we were...

Yeah, the sound got turned way down so we were out of ear-shot, just past the blue canopies. It would've been nice to rely on the announcers to track the progress for us. Instead we were left taking...
02-23-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Scubachisteve

I think my GF got one (of his back :rolleyes:)...

I think my GF got one (of his back :rolleyes:) after the stage on Saturday. I'll try to get some pics up tonight.
02-23-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,288
Posted By Scubachisteve

Yeah, I changed things up many moons ago. The...

Yeah, I changed things up many moons ago. The tires didn't last very long on the daily commute. Puncture with damage within the first week. I swapped them out for something more durable. I also...
02-23-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By Scubachisteve

Well it turned out to be an awesome day! We had...

Well it turned out to be an awesome day! We had plenty of time to walk the vendors and grab some lunch and brew in the beer garden while we watched the race. Later we set-up in front of a jumbo-tron...
02-20-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By Scubachisteve

So I shouldn't wear my BikeForums jersey!? :( ...

So I shouldn't wear my BikeForums jersey!? :(

Seriously though, I guess I tend to over-plan (a la Clark Griswold). I just like knowing that I'll be warm, dry and not lugging around 20-layers of...
02-19-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By Scubachisteve

I'm heading there pretty early in the morning to...

I'm heading there pretty early in the morning to ensure parking will be okay. If I've got time to kill, so be it. My GF and I have never been to that area so we'll go grab some coffee and brunch and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,494
Posted By Scubachisteve

What's with the hidden white text when I hit...

What's with the hidden white text when I hit 'reply'? "Oh, btw, I found this guy on craigslist and I am in the process of selling my bike to him for 400-500 :D"
Forum: Commuting
01-30-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Scubachisteve

If this is the way you explained things to the...

If this is the way you explained things to the lawyer, it's no wonder he just looked at you and walked away. It IS a wonder that you got off.

Be more specific so we can judge you and flame you...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,685
Posted By Scubachisteve

MUCH better this morning. Ditched the 20-year old...

MUCH better this morning. Ditched the 20-year old clunker (Peugeot PH501 road bike), donned the trusty messenger bag, headed out on my '08 Fuji Roubaix and made it to work in record time. (I won't...
01-29-09, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Scubachisteve

I just asked my GF if she'd like to go watch, and...

I just asked my GF if she'd like to go watch, and she was suprisingly stoked on the idea (must be the thought of all the lycra). She lives in Ventura so we're going to scoot across the 101 early in...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,317
Posted By Scubachisteve

A few weeks back when I was driving home I...

A few weeks back when I was driving home I approached what I was certain to be a cycling accident. On the sidewalk I saw two bikes laying over, one person down on a knee hunched over with his back to...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,685
Posted By Scubachisteve

I found an almost new set of bushwackers bags on...

I found an almost new set of bushwackers bags on craigslist for $12 so not a big loss. And, I can salvage it with Duct tape.

I will put a lockwasher on when I get home, thanks!!
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