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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By rjc100

I spent a lot of time there in March/April this...

I spent a lot of time there in March/April this year. Deer Creek is a great ride, but I also liked going up into Red Rock Canyon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,821
Posted By rjc100

I did not think I would like a Black Bike, but my...

I did not think I would like a Black Bike, but my new Domane 5.9 looks great
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,163
Posted By rjc100

Broke mine last Fall along with 5 ribs. Wish...

Broke mine last Fall along with 5 ribs.
Wish you the best.
The ribs hurt the worst for the longest, but no lasting effects, and I am back at it this spring.
Good Luk
05-03-12, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By rjc100

I hope all turned out well. My friend just went...

I hope all turned out well. My friend just went thru the same thing, with having mid back pain while riding. He went out the next day and after the pain geting stronger, had to be taken to the...
03-23-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,197
Posted By rjc100

During rides above 90 degrees the Camelbak is the...

During rides above 90 degrees the Camelbak is the volume I need to stay hydrated. I also fill it half full with ice, and other than some sloshing sound, it stays colder than bottles.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,364
Posted By rjc100

MAVIC? I had to go to England last fall to find...

MAVIC? I had to go to England last fall to find these for MAVIC in silver. All dealers seem to stock black only now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,451
Posted By rjc100

Red because it was the only color of the Giro I...

Red because it was the only color of the Giro I wanted available at the sale price I could not resist at Perfromance Bike.
I also found Maize and Blue Helmet to match my College (U of M) colors and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,364
Posted By rjc100

M-Den. ...

M-Den. http://www.mden.com/shopping/product.cgi?4058+SEARCH
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,596
Posted By rjc100

I do spinning classes 2 times a week to...

I do spinning classes 2 times a week to suppliment my Gym cardio and weight training sessions.
Tues night spin class, we had 4 new people show up, all high school senior girls and talking how easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By rjc100

I had hip break and surgety a little over a year...

I had hip break and surgety a little over a year ago. It was not easy, but I think getting moving and work out after loosing the cane at 6 weeks helped me greatly. I spent last winter doing spinning...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,364
Posted By rjc100

http://cdn1.mden.com/4058 Go Blue.

http://cdn1.mden.com/4058

Go Blue.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,399
Posted By rjc100

I do not see anything about chocolate NOT being...

I do not see anything about chocolate NOT being good for you.. GREAT
12-14-11, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,559
Posted By rjc100

I find that I get less sleep (Around 5 or 6 hrs)...

I find that I get less sleep (Around 5 or 6 hrs) at a time, but as this is not enough and start to feel sluggush, it catches up with me after about a week. I then get one day that I crash solid for...
12-08-11, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By rjc100

To pursue lawsuit or not against hit and run car driver?

I was a victim of a accident this fall where the car driver turned in front of me causing me to crash to avoid impact. He left the scene, but I just learned the police did get his name and address...
11-09-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,858
Posted By rjc100

Depends on what state you are in, based on no...

Depends on what state you are in, based on no fault insurance laws, but even a tort claim against the known driver will max at $500 for most states.
I had a car try to hit me and caused me to crash...
11-02-11, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By rjc100

I agree, and also use the Kool Stop multi pad....

I agree, and also use the Kool Stop multi pad. Salmon on halve and Regular on other of each pad. I have been very happy with the improved braking. If I was doing a lot mor wet riding I would swith to...
11-02-11, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,343
Posted By rjc100

Thanks I had about 2000 on last chain, and it...

Thanks
I had about 2000 on last chain, and it just reached its stretch limit before I changed it.
The chain ring has about 12,000 miles on it. The rear Cassette has about 4000 miles on it
The...
11-01-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,343
Posted By rjc100

Grinding Noise

I just had bottom bracket replaced and new chain on my road bike.

I put my bike on the trainer and found when in the middle of triple front chainring, I get a grinding noise, seems to be mostly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By rjc100

As I indicated I broke my Hip Nov 2010 and fully...

As I indicated I broke my Hip Nov 2010 and fully recovered, to the point I think I was just as strong riding this year than last.
6 weeks ago I was almost hit by a car, but went down avoiding it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By rjc100

I broke mine and had pinned in Nov last year. I...

I broke mine and had pinned in Nov last year. I was using the trainer starting at 10 min's duration after 3 weeks, but built up to 60 min over the next 2 months. I started to use more resistance and...
10-12-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By rjc100

Help locating 2009 Mavic Ksyrium Elite spokes-Silver

I need a couple spares of The Silver color and so far have only found dealers saying I must buy bags of 20 of each size. I am told these wheels take 2 different spokes lengths on rear (Drive and non...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,047
Posted By rjc100

Are you my long lost Dad? Great gift.

Are you my long lost Dad? Great gift.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,092
Posted By rjc100

I use my solid covers everytime I am walking. To...

I use my solid covers everytime I am walking. To avoid slips, but also nothing worse then small amount of dirt in the cleat and making it hard or unable to release till it is too late and take a fall...
10-05-11, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By rjc100

Congrats. That make a huge diference in life...

Congrats. That make a huge diference in life style.

I had similar loss, but learned to stay the course the rest of my life. It is so easy to revert, or maks too many small changes that will gain...
10-04-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,440
Posted By rjc100

I would reccommend getting a torque wrench to...

I would reccommend getting a torque wrench to insure it is correct., then ride it to verify it stays tight
I had a mechanic this summer put mine on after inspecting bottom bracket, and must not...
09-29-11, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By rjc100

I experienced the same. Mine was due to being in...

I experienced the same. Mine was due to being in the habit of eating about 3000 cals a day and training hard, during season so I had no weight gain then. Then I crashed in the late fall and broke my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By rjc100

I used a 2 sided cloth tape under the leather bar...

I used a 2 sided cloth tape under the leather bar tape to support te grip. This along with the little stretch I get with my Brooks tape, it is now going on 3 years and held up and looks great. I use...
09-22-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By rjc100

Great idea. I recently crashed due to a car that...

Great idea. I recently crashed due to a car that turned left in front of me, whether due to not being visible enough, or I must have had my bullseye target jersey on. It was during the midle of the...
09-20-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By rjc100

Professional atheletes a lot of times get surgery...

Professional atheletes a lot of times get surgery to plate the collar bone so healing is basically 4 weeks, and increased mobility right away. My Dr told me he could, but if another similar fall like...
09-19-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,047
Posted By rjc100

I crashed and broke 4 Ribs and Collar Bone 2...

I crashed and broke 4 Ribs and Collar Bone 2 weeks ago. Still have to sleep sitting up, but I am just now gaining back my normal lung capacity without a lot of pain.
Since it will be at least 10...
09-19-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By rjc100

I have had Brooks handlebar tape for 2 years now...

I have had Brooks handlebar tape for 2 years now on my bike, and use a leather like proofide or other water prooofing cleaner/compound. So far, other than normal darkening, I have had no problems.
09-14-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,426
Posted By rjc100

I did that and had hardly no damage to my bike....

I did that and had hardly no damage to my bike. Broken Collar Bone and 4 ribs, but the bike is good to go, as soon as I heal and can get back on. (12 weeks)
08-25-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By rjc100

Difficulty sleeping after early evening training rides

Due to my work schedule, most my weekly training rides is done after work from 6 to 9 PM, usually every other day.
I find I cannot get to sleep till after midnight due to the intensity. This makes...
07-05-11, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By rjc100

I too use sportslegs before interval training...

I too use sportslegs before interval training sessions, and this along with a good recovery shake afterwards, has had considerable post workout soreness. I also have seen muscle burn reduce quicker...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,686
Posted By rjc100

I purchased these a couple years ago and although...

I purchased these a couple years ago and although stretched my budget, they are the best upgrade I made. They hold their true much better, and a lot smoother ride than the Bontragers that came with...
06-09-11, 04:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,634
Posted By rjc100

"general rule: any items/property that are...

"general rule: any items/property that are "abandoned" by a tenant have to be held by the property manager for a period of time before being disposed of. that varies from state to state, best to...
06-03-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,406
Posted By rjc100

Most people say I look better with helmet,...

Most people say I look better with helmet, balaclava and glasses on, but at least I feel safer with Helmet on.
05-27-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By rjc100

This discussion had me wondering and I called my...

This discussion had me wondering and I called my home owners ins agent. They refused to cover my bike equipt, even with an additional rider. After explaining my bike and value I wanted to cover, they...
Forum: Commuting
05-27-11, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,293
Views: 169,983
Posted By rjc100

Commute in Michigan? I do not ride in cold rain,...

Commute in Michigan? I do not ride in cold rain, so I have only had 2 goods days so far this spring. This morning again 45 degrees and rain, rain, rain. . . Hope spring comes soon.
05-05-11, 07:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,393
Posted By rjc100

Who else likes PB&J? I mix a batch of PB...

Who else likes PB&J?

I mix a batch of PB with chocolate whey protein powder and sometimes some nuts and other goodies, put with jelly on toast or good atrisan bread, cut into pcs for carry in zip...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,364
Posted By rjc100

Enjoy: I have had 705 for couple years and...

Enjoy:
I have had 705 for couple years and really enjoy it.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,644
Posted By rjc100

Looks great. The extra light at eye level does...

Looks great. The extra light at eye level does really gain more attention. I mounted my Dionette tail light on the seat rail to do the same, as well as another blinker lower on frame.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 04:39 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 14,049
Posted By rjc100

$4.29 Gal in Mid-Michigan, and although I only...

$4.29 Gal in Mid-Michigan, and although I only have a 7 mile communte to work, I will look to do more of it, along with cutting summer trips in and out of state for organized rides. It cost me over...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,223
Posted By rjc100

Our spring hill interval training rides are like...

Our spring hill interval training rides are like that. The stronger ones reach out in the lead and others spread into a couple groups, but during the rest portions of training time, they all group...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By rjc100

Many of my groups ride start only a few miles...

Many of my groups ride start only a few miles away, although this is not a distance problem but a safety problem. The road from home to start is 45 MPH speed limit, (drivers going 55+) no shoulders,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-11, 08:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,296
Posted By rjc100

I think it is rude not to say hello to fellow...

I think it is rude not to say hello to fellow riders as you pass. I am sure the cows and animals feel the same way.
I think most animals do not answer back, probably due to our use of proper...
04-21-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By rjc100

Sounds great Can I give you my bosses number and...

Sounds great Can I give you my bosses number and explain that to him?
I wish I had more flex time. If I come in early to ride early afternoon, --being salary, I get roped into staying late as well....
04-18-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By rjc100

My wife says my set is really ugly in the...

My wife says my set is really ugly in the trainer, but I have a B17 saddle and keep the saddle and settings exactly the same on or off the trainer. So I guess she means MY seat.
It helps to insure I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By rjc100

Leave tension alone to allow your rear end to...

Leave tension alone to allow your rear end to mold to the seat. It will be a little slick for a short while, but I found it be very comfortable from day one, and after having the nose up just a...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,701
Posted By rjc100

I want to start communting this year as well....

I want to start communting this year as well. Being we have no locker room, place to change and clean up other than the bathroom, and bike must be taken upstairs into a storage room, I will probably...
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