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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,038
Posted By Hardheadmandca

The other issue is, I'm recently divorced, with...

The other issue is, I'm recently divorced, with younger kids (12 & 9), and don't want to really leave the Fresno area, and them.

Since my former employer was the only law school in 200 miles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,038
Posted By Hardheadmandca

To answer a couple of questions and ask another,...

To answer a couple of questions and ask another, I am 53, I have a Masters in Library Science, and a law degree. I think the "close second" comes from a couple of sources. I have spent 12 years as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,038
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Best career to have time for cycling?

After 20+ years as a law librarian, I've been laid off. I've spent close to a year doing a national job search, and have come in a "close second" numerous times. It's getting old.

So, I want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,616
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Thanks, I will. I'll also look at posting it...

Thanks, I will. I'll also look at posting it over in the other forums. This is just the one I hang out in when I'm here.

Up to 10 survey responses so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,616
Posted By Hardheadmandca

"Confounded" you say? Interesting. This isn't...

"Confounded" you say? Interesting. This isn't my normal line of work, doing surveys and wondering about the variables. I'm a law librarian.

Bear with me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,616
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I am hoping for that, and hoping that folks will...

I am hoping for that, and hoping that folks will fill out the rest of the survey as well.

I need DATA!!!

:o
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,616
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Have you ever been harassed while biking?

I am working on a piece on the harassment of bicyclists. If you answered yes to the poll question, would you mind taking a further, short, survey on the harassment incident? If so, go to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,900
Posted By Hardheadmandca

My question is, where are the Cervelo Aluminum...

My question is, where are the Cervelo Aluminum frames made? Canada?

Calfee also makes carbon, and bamboo, frames in the USA. In my opinion they are far superior to Trek, as well.
Forum: Triathlon
02-28-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Hardheadmandca

But the question remains, are these USAT wetsuits...

But the question remains, are these USAT wetsuits any good? How do they compare to other major brands?
Forum: Triathlon
02-27-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Well, that's disheartening news! ;-) Well,...

Well, that's disheartening news! ;-)

Well, it's all I can do running wise in the near term, so at least its increasing my cardio levels.
Forum: Triathlon
02-26-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Joolied, that's good to hear. I really hope it...

Joolied, that's good to hear. I really hope it works, or it is power walking for me and no hope of ever getting on a podium - not that there was much chance of that really. ;-)
Forum: Triathlon
02-24-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Check out http://www.chirunning.com/shop/home.php...

Check out http://www.chirunning.com/shop/home.php - he has a very good book, and, I've heard, an excellent DVD on the method. They also have a group of certified trainers spreading the word. ;-)
...
Forum: Triathlon
02-24-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I tend to agree with you. What do you think of...

I tend to agree with you. What do you think of the advice found here:
http://askatricoach.wordpress.com/2006/08/28/half-iron-run-training-on-an-elliptical-machine/

Specifically, "[t]hird, YES,...
Forum: Triathlon
02-24-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I'll try a treadmill again, but last time I tried...

I'll try a treadmill again, but last time I tried I was till getting pain in my knees from the pounding. I feel I need to do something now though, that's why I was considering the elliptical.

I...
Forum: Triathlon
02-24-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Elliptical training instead of running?

What do you all think about using an elliptical machine as a replacement for running? I am still having some knee pain when I run.

I had a meniscus clean-up in November, and it's a lot better,...
Forum: Triathlon
02-20-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I'm working hard on: 5. HTFU Thanks! ...

I'm working hard on:

5. HTFU

Thanks! ;-)
Forum: Triathlon
02-13-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,681
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Hammer Nutrition users should check this out

http://www.goldcoast.com.au/article/2008/02/13/7716_sport.html

Keat no drug cheat

Adam Gardini

13Feb08

GOLD Coast triathlete Rebekah Keat's $60,000 fight to officially clear her name has...
Forum: Triathlon
02-06-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Their bib shorts for cycling rock. I've been...

Their bib shorts for cycling rock. I've been very pleased. You'll find a lot of riders using them up in the Clydesdale and Road Cycling sections of BF.

Fabulous quality for the money, and,...
Forum: Triathlon
01-28-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Sharon, Well, keep us informed. I for one...

Sharon,

Well, keep us informed. I for one am very curious as to what they give.

Good luck training and racing on your new bike!
Forum: Triathlon
01-28-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Heck, I'm not a newbie on BF but I'm a triathlon...

Heck, I'm not a newbie on BF but I'm a triathlon virgin. I also did what I could to help you up in the Road cycling section. If we had a few more days notice, I'm convinced you would have won.
...
Forum: Triathlon
01-18-08, 12:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I've been thinking about vineman. It takes place...

I've been thinking about vineman. It takes place in a dammed (better than damned, I guess) section of the Russian River where everything is 4 to 5 feet deep. That makes sense to me.
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

That said, just a few miles north of Pacific...

That said, just a few miles north of Pacific Grove, at a State Park, my father-in-law was bit in the thigh by a sea lion while he was swimming about a half mile off shore.

Took a large chunk of...
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Thank you, and I agree.

Thank you, and I agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Hardheadmandca

No, I don't. Who is that kid?

No, I don't. Who is that kid?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By Hardheadmandca

What about SRAM 11-28

What about SRAM 11-28
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Wow, timing is everything.

Wow, timing is everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Hardheadmandca

My thoughts exactly!

My thoughts exactly!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Help a BF lady out

Over in the Triathlon forum there is a lady posting who is trying to win a tri bike. She says she's broke. The link to the Triathlon post is http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=357402

She...
Forum: Triathlon
01-15-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I voted for you as well. You are currently...

I voted for you as well.

You are currently in 2nd place.

You might try a similar request post over in Road Cycling.

There is more traffic there.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,760
Posted By Hardheadmandca

For me it seems to be this...

For me it seems to be this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGdSmNnz2ZA) 90% of the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-08, 04:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,846
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Certainly my favorite so far!

Certainly my favorite so far!
Forum: Triathlon
01-04-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Nice! What did you use, a piece of PVC pipe?

Nice! What did you use, a piece of PVC pipe?
Forum: Triathlon
01-03-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Yeah, dark water is also a non starter. I...

Yeah, dark water is also a non starter. I remember trying to join friends out on a floating lake dock 100 yards or so off shore. Couldn't do it. I even tried floating out in an inner tube, but it...
Forum: Triathlon
01-03-08, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I think you are correct. I'd hoped it wouldn't...

I think you are correct. I'd hoped it wouldn't come to that, but it has. Thank you, I'll look into it in the morning.
Forum: Triathlon
01-03-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I tried snorkeling about 10 years ago off of Key...

I tried snorkeling about 10 years ago off of Key West - it didn't work out too well. I got about 6 feet from the boat, looked down and saw all the fish, turned around and saw the classic movie image...
Forum: Triathlon
01-03-08, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Yeah, seeing jaws in HS was a bad thing for me. ...

Yeah, seeing jaws in HS was a bad thing for me. My father used to tell me I was scared the minnows would eat me when I was two.

This goes WAAAAAY back! :(
Forum: Triathlon
01-03-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

That's an excellent idea - that and hypnotherapy!

That's an excellent idea - that and hypnotherapy!
Forum: Triathlon
01-03-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Deep fear of water with fish in it

So, that's what I have, but I want to start doing Triathlons.

I'm good in a pool, but there seem to be very few serious pool oriented tri's.

Any advice?
Forum: Triathlon
12-30-07, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Kelp krawl?

Can anyone describe this?

I'm thinking of making Pacific Grove my first ever Trathlon.

Thanks,

Brian
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Is that what the kids are calling these days? ...

Is that what the kids are calling these days? Greasing the speedplays? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,393
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I like to look at them as pieces of art. That,...

I like to look at them as pieces of art. That, and hope that one day I can live vicariously through my kids who I hope will play them.

It was a great score. An old friend of mine, Gilby...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,393
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Good work dad! Last March I got car doored 4...

Good work dad!

Last March I got car doored 4 weeks into my Leukemia & Lymphoma Society commitment to raise money and ride my first century. To cut to the chase, I needed a new bike with very few...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Hardheadmandca

My "Secret Santa," me, gave me a full Dura-Ace...

My "Secret Santa," me, gave me a full Dura-Ace 2006 Cervelo Dual. I think I'm going over to the dark side - my first triathlon will be in 2008.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,462
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I started cycling in February with a Team in...

I started cycling in February with a Team in Training group of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I had never really ridden all that much, and what I had done was alone. I had never participated in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-07, 01:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,628
Posted By Hardheadmandca

While I do support the petition, I have to say,...

While I do support the petition, I have to say, you all take things way to seriously.

I was joking!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-07, 06:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,628
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I disagree. The fans don't care who is on the...

I disagree. The fans don't care who is on the bicycle, they just want to see a race. They are so hungry to see a race in most cases, they'd line up for us CAT-10's if they knew we were coming!
...
Forum: Triathlon
12-10-07, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I love my Calfee Tetra Pro road bike. I was...

I love my Calfee Tetra Pro road bike. I was sorely tempted by a Calfee Tri frame I saw on eBay before I won my Cervelo.

Craig Calfee is an easy guy to talk to. If you have questions or concerns,...
Forum: Triathlon
12-10-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Do those really work? Interesting concept.

Do those really work? Interesting concept.
Forum: Triathlon
12-07-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By Hardheadmandca

Well, I don't have it yet, but I do have a...

Well, I don't have it yet, but I do have a picture of it. Here it is:
http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u214/hardheadmanca/Cerveo1.jpg

Lovely, isn't it?

I agree, the silver cages will look...
Forum: Triathlon
12-06-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By Hardheadmandca

I did it. I just purchased a 2006 Dual with full...

I did it. I just purchased a 2006 Dual with full Dura-ace.

I cannot wait for my shipment to arrive.
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