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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 12:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 33,198
Posted By Polonswim

I love this quote. It makes me want to go ride...

I love this quote. It makes me want to go ride one myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,670
Posted By Polonswim

Intence, That may be one of the best,...

Intence,

That may be one of the best, significant responses I have ever read in ANY forum. Nice job.
06-09-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,256
Posted By Polonswim

I am here to lurk. Lurk and read some great posts...

I am here to lurk. Lurk and read some great posts and learn some stuff about bikes and riding. But mostly lurk.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,803
Posted By Polonswim

Did I miss a memo? Does everyone own the same...

Did I miss a memo? Does everyone own the same garage door?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-07, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Polonswim

The Fredcast is one of the best I have listened...

The Fredcast is one of the best I have listened to. He is a little over the top when it comes to doping in the sport, but if you can get past that it is a VERY well done podcast and Dave is starting...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-07, 12:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,111
Posted By Polonswim

More pics to enjoy Queen Mary and fireboat...

More pics to enjoy

Queen Mary and fireboat in the background
http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j49/polonswim11/_DSC7043.jpg

Levi in the peloton...
02-04-07, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By Polonswim

" the first ride after a longish break is always...

" the first ride after a longish break is always shocking. you're body just wants to go back to what it was doing...not riding around in the cold."

Tell me about it. Just under 60 days off and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-06, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,813
Posted By Polonswim

How do you like the Roubaix? I plan on getting a...

How do you like the Roubaix? I plan on getting a 61 in December and wanted to know how they ride. There were none in stock when I first started looking at them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-06, 11:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,329
Posted By Polonswim

It is the same one I ride in the summer, but I...

It is the same one I ride in the summer, but I tend to say something like "Jeez, it is cold!"
10-14-06, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Polonswim

I am considereing getting some lights for my bike...

I am considereing getting some lights for my bike so I can train at night also. I plan to stay on the roads near my house and away from areas that I don't know well. I considered SART, but my concern...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-06, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,219
Posted By Polonswim

T-9

T-9
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-06, 10:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,884
Posted By Polonswim

Triple because it came with the bike. And I can...

Triple because it came with the bike. And I can climb anything in my granny-ring.
10-11-06, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By Polonswim

I shave because I went on a 75 mile ride in the...

I shave because I went on a 75 mile ride in the middle of a heat wave this summer (110-115 degrees). Got dehydrated and when I got home, my legs cramped up. I put racing stripes into my leg hair as I...
10-11-06, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,263
Posted By Polonswim

That made me laugh. Best post I have read in...

That made me laugh. Best post I have read in months.
10-09-06, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Polonswim

This is the correct approach. Life is soooooo...

This is the correct approach. Life is soooooo much easier when you don't have to think for yourself. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-06, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Polonswim

The original was better with GnR's Welcome to the...

The original was better with GnR's Welcome to the Jungle.
09-30-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,555
Posted By Polonswim

What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,222
Posted By Polonswim

You forgot to mention that you have to hold on to...

You forgot to mention that you have to hold on to the jersey AS you raise your hands. If you don't do that, the jersey just stays where it is.

For all of you laughing at this thread: be honest,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 09:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,578
Posted By Polonswim

Look (late 1980s or early 90s), but changing to...

Look (late 1980s or early 90s), but changing to Speedplay with the new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,426
Posted By Polonswim

Handlebar. It balances the HRM on the other side.

Handlebar. It balances the HRM on the other side.
09-27-06, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By Polonswim

Ride outside until it gets too cold. But living...

Ride outside until it gets too cold. But living in SoCal, that doesn't happen too often. Lack of daylight is more of an issue. Morning trainer rides help.
09-20-06, 10:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By Polonswim

You forgot the "Who cares?" choice.

You forgot the "Who cares?" choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-06, 11:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,386
Posted By Polonswim

That would mean that you actually have to ride...

That would mean that you actually have to ride your bike. It would get dirty. As a result, you would no longer be able to post some of the great pics of your bike here. :D
09-11-06, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,839
Posted By Polonswim

Ok, I have got the climbing thing down. I can...

Ok, I have got the climbing thing down. I can climb the hills around here without having to stop. Now how do I work on speed? I am tired of some guy just blowing by me like I was standing still.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Polonswim

I was riding a century in Marin County a few...

I was riding a century in Marin County a few weeks ago. I thought I was by myself on the road, just noodling along. I let loose with a GREAT snot rocket. A moment later a woman slides by giving me...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 12:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By Polonswim

Two words: Carbon Fiber :D

Two words: Carbon Fiber

:D
09-05-06, 10:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,924
Posted By Polonswim

Jones made some. It was TERRIBLE! Worse was...

Jones made some. It was TERRIBLE!

Worse was the Brussel sprout flavored soda. I couldn't get the taste out of my mouth for hours. It was BAD!!!
09-05-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,421
Posted By Polonswim

I'm in!

I'm in!
09-04-06, 10:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,107
Posted By Polonswim

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-06, 10:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,477
Posted By Polonswim

I swear that 55/Rad doesn't ride his bikes. :D ...

I swear that 55/Rad doesn't ride his bikes. :D Nobody rides their bike and keeps them that clean! NOBODY! Everytime I see one of his bikes I want to puke. Jealousy does that to me!

Nice photo...
09-03-06, 09:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,730
Posted By Polonswim

HEY!!! I teach high school. I can do, but I...

HEY!!! I teach high school. I can do, but I choose to teach. Or something like that. :D
09-03-06, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By Polonswim

Schwinn Paramount restoration information needed

Does anyone know of someone in the Southern California area (hopefully Orange County) that can answer some questions about how to go about restoring a 1959 Paramount? I would like to do the work...
08-27-06, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Polonswim

Great video. Well edited. When does episode 2 get...

Great video. Well edited. When does episode 2 get posted?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-06, 11:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,920
Posted By Polonswim

I completely sympathize with the OP. I do not...

I completely sympathize with the OP. I do not like this time of year. I hate high school. The constant droning on about unimportant things. The whining about expectations and standards. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-06, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Polonswim

I would have written the EXACT same thing. The...

I would have written the EXACT same thing. The Rubino Pros seem very good.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Polonswim

Holstein Hundred

Is anyone going to ride the Holstein Hundred in Marin County on August 19? If so, can you get me some information as to the weather, route, and severity of the climbs? Also, what is the support like?...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Polonswim

Actually, Specialized is not going to build a...

Actually, Specialized is not going to build a S-Works Roubaix SL, but just a S-Works Roubaix. It is an SL (or would be if they had something to compare it to), but they aren't calling it that because...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 03:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,734
Posted By Polonswim

I agree that switching positions and muscle...

I agree that switching positions and muscle groups is a good idea. Although I usually sit for the entire climb. My question is: Why only 30 seconds of standing for every few minutes of seated...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 12:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,734
Posted By Polonswim

That my be true, but I think riders can pedal...

That my be true, but I think riders can pedal longer at a certain rate of speed seated than they can standing. I agree that standing can be faster, but I don't think it can be done for a long period...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 12:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,507
Posted By Polonswim

Need bigger numbers. Some days over a hundred.

Need bigger numbers. Some days over a hundred.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 12:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,405
Posted By Polonswim

I do that once in a while. But only if the person...

I do that once in a while. But only if the person is going the exact pace that I want to go and then I don't ride a foot off of their wheel. More like 3-5 feet. After a minute or two, I move up and...
08-09-06, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,994
Posted By Polonswim

I fold them up so that the greatest part of the...

I fold them up so that the greatest part of the route is readable and then put it up my shorts leg. Ok, it gets sweaty. But it is easy to get out and I know where it is at all times.

I also keep...
08-09-06, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Polonswim

I stand corrected. The article I am referring to...

I stand corrected. The article I am referring to is on page 40 of the September issue of Bicycling magazine. Chris Carmichael says that the American College of Sports Medicine recommends 30-60 GRAMS...
08-09-06, 11:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,875
Posted By Polonswim

I filter ahead only when I can stay out of the...

I filter ahead only when I can stay out of the way.

On left hand turns, I move to the front on the right hand side of the lane. When the light turns green, I go as staight as possible (getting out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-06, 01:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Polonswim

Maybe he is the guy who won the "Race to Replace"...

Maybe he is the guy who won the "Race to Replace" challenge and he is out training to represent the Disco team in the TT race.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-06, 01:13 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 12,313
Posted By Polonswim

Crap!!! I'll be on vacation. I was going to ride...

Crap!!! I'll be on vacation. I was going to ride with you guys in your next ride, but now I won't be able to make it. On the plus side, I get to ride the Holstein Hundred in Marin county while we are...
08-09-06, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Polonswim

I just read in Bicycling magazine (not my...

I just read in Bicycling magazine (not my training bible, but it was an interesting article) that the body can only absorb 80-100 calories per hour during excercise. I am looking further into this,...
08-09-06, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Polonswim

I use two. The first is Carmichael's The Ultimate...

I use two. The first is Carmichael's The Ultimate Ride (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0425196011/sr=1-4/qid=1155105810/ref=sr_1_4/002-3049958-2684017?ie=UTF8&s=books) and the second is Edward and...
Replies: 33
Views: 5,793
Posted By Polonswim

Vittoria Rubino Pro slicks. 195 lbs. I was...

Vittoria Rubino Pro slicks. 195 lbs. I was running them at 110, but they felt mushy and slow. I upped the pressure to 120 and am VERY happy with the ride.
08-09-06, 12:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,488
Posted By Polonswim

I hate those people in the grocery store that...

I hate those people in the grocery store that push their carts like they own the isle. They have no consideration for anyone else, especially when they are talking on their cell phones. What do I...
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