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Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,942
Posted By eandmwilson

I got the exact same line from the "reputable"...

I got the exact same line from the "reputable" CHB here in DC. Told my chain and cassette were toast, and "oh by the way, I can give you a good deal today on a new cassette and chain while you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-09, 08:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,350
Posted By eandmwilson

Where does our good friend yogurt fit into all...

Where does our good friend yogurt fit into all this? 3-1 carb/protein ratio, but am I assuming correctly it is a casein protein? Or some other variety?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By eandmwilson

Yep, that's the spot, right at about the tightest...

Yep, that's the spot, right at about the tightest curve. Glad to know I'm not the only one bit on that.

Thanks for the responses--it was definitely a high side flip. I had thought motorcycle for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By eandmwilson

Crashed--need help figuring out what happened

Yesterday I was riding home after work. Bike is a 06 Scat CFR with Pr2 tires that have moderate wear. Bike was just checked out by mechanics as part of a fitting, and is in good order. Weather was...
Forum: Northeast
12-10-08, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By eandmwilson

Thanks for the tips--ended up going via...

Thanks for the tips--ended up going via Independence, which wasn't so bad once I was a few light cycles ahead of traffic. It was certainly pretty cool coming back through the mall at night. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 842
Posted By eandmwilson

...or a simple confirmation.:rolleyes:

...or a simple confirmation.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 842
Posted By eandmwilson

The thighs are your problem. If you have the...

The thighs are your problem. If you have the itchy leg, you didn't keep your legs adequately protected. I grew up in Maine, and believe me, red itchy legs are a sure sign you weren't dressed...
Forum: Northeast
12-05-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By eandmwilson

DC Area--Safest route from Reagan to Capitol Hills Bike?

I'm over in Crystal City, and trying to find a ride route to CHB. BUT (and its a big but), I've never ridden the route, and it looks like there is a whole bunch of traffic between here and there.
...
Forum: Northeast
12-05-08, 12:19 PM
Forum: Northeast
11-07-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By eandmwilson

Mt Vernon (DC Metro) Trail pacelining idiots...?

Anyone know who these knuckleheads are? It's a mixed group of guys and gals wearing blue and white kit. There are about 30 of them, and they do a group pacelining ride on the Mt Vernon trail--both...
11-07-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,916
Posted By eandmwilson

This raises the question to me about add space. ...

This raises the question to me about add space. Since the Dec issue of Bicycling has a TU (Toyota United? Tits up?) add in it, either the add cycle time is a few months long, or they lost their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By eandmwilson

I'm more worried about damaging the leather than...

I'm more worried about damaging the leather than cosmetics, especially since this is only a cosmetic repair. As i understand it, shoe polish is not "Brooks Friendly".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By eandmwilson

Brooks saddle scuff repair

Managed to take a good sized chunk and add a scuff mark to my honey colored Team Pro when the bike slid down a brick wall.

The damage areas are in places where my butt doesn't touch, so it is more...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By eandmwilson

Nailed by a tack on MVT

First time I get to commute by bike in about 2 months, and picked up a tack in the rear wheel. Did I get super lucky, or is the tack bandit out a tad early this year?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 07:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,327
Posted By eandmwilson

What an arrogant load of crap that whole drivel...

What an arrogant load of crap that whole drivel was (you can always tell a white male posting).

Yes, I worked in retail, and have immediate family who have become extremely successful in retail...
07-27-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By eandmwilson

OK, how's this? Ryan would never EVR refer to...

OK, how's this? Ryan would never EVR refer to Levi as "the main man". What further proof do you need?
07-27-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By eandmwilson

Too articulate for Ryanf. Correct grammar a dead...

Too articulate for Ryanf. Correct grammar a dead giveaway it ain't him.
07-26-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By eandmwilson

Hmmmm...would I be grumpy that I was losing to a...

Hmmmm...would I be grumpy that I was losing to a cheater, then all of a sudden the cheater gets pulled and I now know I am the man? That I really am #1? This would upset me? I could be the first...
07-26-07, 10:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,657
Posted By eandmwilson

My point exactly (from velonews): ...

My point exactly (from velonews):

"[Rasmussen] should never have been at the start," said Tour race director Christian Prudhomme, who was joined by ASO president Patrice Clerc at a morning press...
07-26-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,657
Posted By eandmwilson

Here's my new theory, though it doesn't make...

Here's my new theory, though it doesn't make sense: The powers that be are trying to avoid a second year of Floyd. Better to tube Ras now, then let him win and then stay under a cloud for who knows...
07-26-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,657
Posted By eandmwilson

All good points, but my beef with this line of...

All good points, but my beef with this line of thought is, again, what has changed? Ras has BEEN dirty the whole time--I recall hearing about the potential suspension on NPR, of all places, over a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By eandmwilson

Another point--you can gauge how hard you hit the...

Another point--you can gauge how hard you hit the pedals about 2 hours after you ride and have been sitting. If you stand up for the first time and your legs are sore, you hit it pretty hard. If...
07-26-07, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By eandmwilson

Believe in yourself. There isn't one jackhole on...

Believe in yourself. There isn't one jackhole on the tour who gives a fig for you or anyone else (unless they advance the rider's career), so why should you care about them?
07-26-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,657
Posted By eandmwilson

I'm still not sold. I have no problem with Ras...

I'm still not sold. I have no problem with Ras being pulled for skipping doping tests and all that. There are rules, follow them.

What I still don't get is what changed? They knew all this...
07-26-07, 08:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,930
Posted By eandmwilson

Holy crap--I have those. I'm in!

Holy crap--I have those. I'm in!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 798
Posted By eandmwilson

I guess I'm still not seeing hills here...

I guess I'm still not seeing hills here...
Forum: Northeast
07-03-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By eandmwilson

Mt Vernon trail for 4th Fireworks?

I'm guessing the Mt. Vernon trail is going to be packed on the 4th, and any attempt to ride to/from the fireworks will end in woe.

Anybody have personal exprience?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-07, 01:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,242
Posted By eandmwilson

Oh deary me--heteros got in your way? Do you...

Oh deary me--heteros got in your way? Do you give them a solid "snapping"? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By eandmwilson

1. That area is relatively flat 2. No...

1. That area is relatively flat

2. No fricken way Skowhegan counts as a city. Augusta, which barely rates large town, would be one. Who the f**k would be touristy there?! Maybe LA is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,805
Posted By eandmwilson

I'm thinking you need to tweak the saddle...

I'm thinking you need to tweak the saddle positiuon a bit more. Took me a while, but once dialed in, bliss.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,939
Posted By eandmwilson

Not thinking you will get maximum stopping power...

Not thinking you will get maximum stopping power with one wheel off the ground, but it does do well for cool points.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 23,802
Posted By eandmwilson

Brooks team Pro. No sleepy pee-pee. ...

Brooks team Pro. No sleepy pee-pee.



Any other saddle except a Brooks B17--every other saddle fits between my sit bones. FWIW, I can NOT go to any fancier Brooks for the reason above--the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-07, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,884
Posted By eandmwilson

Ah...if only a Swift didn't fit inside my...

Ah...if only a Swift didn't fit inside my sitbones.

That was TMI, huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By eandmwilson

...but it seems harder on the big ring...less...

...but it seems harder on the big ring...less chain bendage on the ring would equate to less on the cogs, but...

Still no good answer...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,417
Posted By eandmwilson

I eat pretty close to that (minus Oreas--can't...

I eat pretty close to that (minus Oreas--can't stand them), but make up for it in other ways. I'm older than WR, and still losing weight...:D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,291
Posted By eandmwilson

I just use simple green, but dsihsoap should...

I just use simple green, but dsihsoap should work. Did yoy check Sheldon or the Park tool sites for recipes?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By eandmwilson

Perceived effort for same gear ratio?

I've noticed when riding the small ring, I am much more comfortable than riding in an equivalent gear ratio on the big ring--either my cadence slow, or I get tireder on the big ring faster.

There...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 01:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,768
Posted By eandmwilson

That's the point I was trying to make, or the...

That's the point I was trying to make, or the opposite of it. If the vast majority of deaths occur in situations where a helmet would make no difference, like my example of tossing people off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 09:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,768
Posted By eandmwilson

2 points: 1. Not all crashes will kill, but...

2 points:

1. Not all crashes will kill, but how many of the fatalities were helmet dependent? In other words, if I start tossing people off the top of the Empire State, and some have helmets,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 08:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,417
Posted By eandmwilson

The other problem may be you are too optimized at...

The other problem may be you are too optimized at cycling. If you become hioeusly efficient, you don't work as hard, and worse, you become complacent. One of the bets things I did to get faster was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By eandmwilson

My "toe toes" would tend to disagree. Overall...

My "toe toes" would tend to disagree. Overall width maybe so, but Specialized had a better toe box.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 07:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,417
Posted By eandmwilson

Congrats on the weight loss--I dropped 15 lbs...

Congrats on the weight loss--I dropped 15 lbs over the lat 2 months myself, in danger of losing Clyde status. I too have picked up some speed--about a mph. Not quite sure where my speed increase...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 06:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,473
Posted By eandmwilson

Despite starting this poll, I'm still on the...

Despite starting this poll, I'm still on the fence. Part of me thinks cycling is a joke, and it still hasn't hit the watershed event to force a true clean up.

Another half of me thinks, maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 06:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,473
Posted By eandmwilson

I finally feel complete. I rated a sarcastic...

I finally feel complete. I rated a sarcastic reply from botto.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By eandmwilson

How wide is wide? I couldn't do Sidi Megas, even...

How wide is wide? I couldn't do Sidi Megas, even though I really wanted the bling factor. Specialized worked for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By eandmwilson

You mean sunburn only protection, right? Hate to...

You mean sunburn only protection, right? Hate to say it, but a well ventilated helmet would do better than a skully for both types of protection. Convective cooling, baby.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,473
Posted By eandmwilson

Going to watch the TDF this year?

I think I have other things to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By eandmwilson

Switched from A5.1s to Sprints. Love the...

Switched from A5.1s to Sprints. Love the Sprints--easier to clip in/out, same solid feel. I'd go with the Keos over Deltas.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 11:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,894
Posted By eandmwilson

Agree on Spokes--they tried to sell my wife a...

Agree on Spokes--they tried to sell my wife a Propad when she repeatedly told them she was looking for a roadie. Spokes is just mass marketing bikes, trying to move inventory to the masses, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,715
Posted By eandmwilson

+1

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