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Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,732
Posted By venga venga

Sora = good value & durable components for...

Sora = good value & durable components for entry-level road bike, in my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,459
Posted By venga venga

+1 on Halo caps - absorbs much of the sweat,...

+1 on Halo caps - absorbs much of the sweat, channels the overflow away from eyes and sunglasses. Worth the $$.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 02:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,724
Posted By venga venga

That "level" to which Floyd refers is known as...

That "level" to which Floyd refers is known as "athletic ability". Overtraining is training beyond the capability of your athletic (aerobic, muscular) ability.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 12:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,724
Posted By venga venga

Bayless has succeeded - he's got people talking...

Bayless has succeeded - he's got people talking about him.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By venga venga

it's your cable/satellite provider - it's been on...

it's your cable/satellite provider - it's been on OLN all morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 296
Posted By venga venga

pulling photos off of spanish wire services...

pulling photos off of spanish wire services without speaking spanish....bad idea.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By venga venga

It calculates a 'virtual' cadence based on your...

It calculates a 'virtual' cadence based on your speed and gearing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-06, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By venga venga

Mavic Cosmos Road Wheel Silver Rear These wheels...

Mavic Cosmos Road Wheel Silver Rear These wheels feature a dependable rim with the shape of the Open Pro that is great for road riders yet strong enough for light-load tourists. The front wheel has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,138
Posted By venga venga

getting passed = motivation to train harder

getting passed = motivation to train harder
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,329
Posted By venga venga

JAIL time would be nice, but as we see from DWI...

JAIL time would be nice, but as we see from DWI cases, a good lawyer can get you out of jail time more often than not. I suggest watching your self out there, and know that as long as cyclists ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 10:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,708
Posted By venga venga

1. Quickly buy something for the wife. or 2....

1. Quickly buy something for the wife.
or
2. Hello, Ebay! Sell, baby, sell!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-06, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,759
Posted By venga venga

I must admit, i feel funny putting on a Trek...

I must admit, i feel funny putting on a Trek winter jersey (very warm, and reflective material) when riding my Litespeed....I do it, but it just feels odd. I wouldn't take notice of anyone else...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-06, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,759
Posted By venga venga

LMAO!! very bold move on your part! Not...

LMAO!! very bold move on your part! Not necessarily the smartest, but very bold!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-06, 01:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,329
Posted By venga venga

It's impossible to ban human carelessness or...

It's impossible to ban human carelessness or stupidity. It would be great if those who injured others were to be punished in a manner that suited the consequences of their actions, but this would...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 46,041
Posted By venga venga

That is one great looking bike!!!

That is one great looking bike!!!
03-18-06, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By venga venga

I think it's in Danish. Great movie, thanks to...

I think it's in Danish. Great movie, thanks to the OP for posting!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-06, 03:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,657
Posted By venga venga

+1 When all else is said and done......"just...

+1 When all else is said and done......"just ride" is a pretty good closer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-06, 09:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,125
Posted By venga venga

Exactly right! 2

Exactly right! 2
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-04, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By venga venga

Just ride, cajun, ride!

Just ride, cajun, ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-04, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By venga venga

I have contacts too, but always wear sunglasses...

I have contacts too, but always wear sunglasses when I ride - oakley m-frame - clear lenses when it's dark. prevents them from drying out and from getting flying debris/bugs in my eyes. Give it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-04, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By venga venga

it's when i read posts such as these, that I once...

it's when i read posts such as these, that I once again think "God bless Texas"!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-04, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By venga venga

oops....dangit......cm of course....

oops....dangit......cm of course....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-04, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By venga venga

Ditto! really comprehensive, well-rounded site.

Ditto! really comprehensive, well-rounded site.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-04, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By venga venga

I'd consider handlebars to be 'narrow' if they...

I'd consider handlebars to be 'narrow' if they measure less than your shoulder width, and wide if they measure greater than your shoulder width. I measure 44cm across my shoulders, and ride with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-04, 10:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,118
Posted By venga venga

congrats! i rode it two years in a row, missed...

congrats! i rode it two years in a row, missed the last two. nice to see (or is it scary!?) that there are so many people who share your passion!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-04, 10:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,174
Posted By venga venga

do both, and feel fit both physically and...

do both, and feel fit both physically and spiritually!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-04, 07:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,853
Posted By venga venga

what you said. wear one (I do), don't wear one,...

what you said. wear one (I do), don't wear one, it's your call. If I want to hear preaching, I'll be at church on Sunday.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-04, 07:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,118
Posted By venga venga

I felt 'legit' when I completed the Hotter 'n...

I felt 'legit' when I completed the Hotter 'n Hell Hundred the first time (in '01), after training for it from March to August.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-04, 07:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,174
Posted By venga venga

whatever.

whatever.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-04, 07:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,174
Posted By venga venga

in his books, he gets into his distancing from...

in his books, he gets into his distancing from 'religion'. has to do with a stepfather.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-04, 05:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,460
Posted By venga venga

First, please dont speak for the motivation of...

First, please dont speak for the motivation of people who choose to by American-made products. Some simply want to support American workers and the American bicycle industry. Some DO believe that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-04, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,988
Posted By venga venga

there are other contexts in which I'd rather not...

there are other contexts in which I'd rather not be known as having 'short reach'....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-04, 01:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,785
Posted By venga venga

In a serious vein, from "Cycling Performance...

In a serious vein, from "Cycling Performance Tips" (see the entire 'article' at http://www.cptips.com/crnklth.htm) by Richard Rafoth MD:

It has been recommended that competitive cyclists use...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-04, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By venga venga

That article confirms my opinion of Mr. Lb. His...

That article confirms my opinion of Mr. Lb. His first name does him justice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By venga venga

touche! (dunno how to type an 'e' with the accent)

touche! (dunno how to type an 'e' with the accent)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By venga venga

Problem with Dick Lb. is that he acts and speaks...

Problem with Dick Lb. is that he acts and speaks as if he thinks EVERYONE'S cheating, in every sport
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 05:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,371
Posted By venga venga

14 hours x 14 miles/hr <> 205 miles.....perhaps...

14 hours x 14 miles/hr <> 205 miles.....perhaps your average speed is better than you thought!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 04:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,940
Posted By venga venga

competition is the essence of the free market...

competition is the essence of the free market economy....same product available at both businesses, buy them online for $250 and spend the other $150 with another worthy merchant. no brainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,020
Posted By venga venga

they do it on purpose, trying to get us to crash...

they do it on purpose, trying to get us to crash attempting to dodge them...after which they laugh and hi-five their squirrely friends....some just aren't very good at it....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By venga venga

:D any time of year is a good time to buy a...

:D any time of year is a good time to buy a bike!!! some maybe better than others, but ALL GOOD TIMES!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,854
Posted By venga venga

I'm glad to be living in Texas......

I'm glad to be living in Texas......
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,371
Posted By venga venga

125/week is about the most i can do...

125/week is about the most i can do time-wise....one 50 mi on the weekend and five 15 milers during the week...guess that amounts to 500/month.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By venga venga

I'm impressed with you in this regard, being a 40...

I'm impressed with you in this regard, being a 40 yr old guy, 5'10", now 200#, down from 218#..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,816
Posted By venga venga

Thanks for the validation.....kick-started a few...

Thanks for the validation.....kick-started a few brain cells that had been dormant since college.....made my brain itch.

also can relate to the sensor adjustment comment...just like trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,284
Posted By venga venga

cycling....the sport that can turn 'adults' into...

cycling....the sport that can turn 'adults' into overexcited kids at any moment......

ain't it great?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,816
Posted By venga venga

I had to scratch my head and think about this for...

I had to scratch my head and think about this for a bit.....in order to accurately reflect your speed, the computer calculates the frequency of the magnet passing the sensor. One revolution of your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-04, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By venga venga

ditto the comments above....go with the ti.

ditto the comments above....go with the ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,639
Posted By venga venga

yep....you're obliged not to drive at a speed...

yep....you're obliged not to drive at a speed that doesn't allow you to stop safely to avoid hitting a vehicle in front of you...no matter what.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-04, 03:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,503
Posted By venga venga

I'd hope that common sense would prevail...if i'm...

I'd hope that common sense would prevail...if i'm at an intersection, stop, observe no cars coming in either directions, I'm not going to sit there for minutes until a car pulls up to trip the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,515
Posted By venga venga

FWIW, when I first started riding a bike with...

FWIW, when I first started riding a bike with drop handlebars, I found the hoods uncomfortable and lacked the flexibility to comfortably ride in the drops. I tilted the bar to bring the hoods closer...
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