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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By pwherman512

Thanks for the ebay idea! I just checked it, and...

Thanks for the ebay idea! I just checked it, and that was a great idea. Thanks again!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,653
Posted By pwherman512

Just bought a '08 Tarmac Expert. It was to...

Just bought a '08 Tarmac Expert. It was to replace my Allez Sport. If you can afford the Tarmac- buy it!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By pwherman512

Sellin my bike. What's it worth.

Hey all,
Just picked up a new bike and want to sell my old bike. I have a 2 year old Specialized Allez Sport with Mavic Aksium wheels. What should I sell it for. It is in perfect shape just tuned...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By pwherman512

I am buying my Tarmac tomorrow. I am so amped I...

I am buying my Tarmac tomorrow. I am so amped I doubt I will sleep tonight. Crappy part is I messed up my back on Sunday and will have miss the charity ride this weekend and will be forced to just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By pwherman512

My buddy rolls on a Scott. What would you...

My buddy rolls on a Scott. What would you recommend?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By pwherman512

Time for a new bike!

Hello everyone,
I am in the market for my next bike and would like your input. I currently ride a Specialized Allez Sport that I bought a few years ago. With all of the bike stores blowing out '07's...
Forum: Texas
01-07-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,872
Posted By pwherman512

Got my room right after the 07 ride and I'm going...

Got my room right after the 07 ride and I'm going to sign up today! HHH is a WONDERFUL event. The people, the riders, the town. This will be my second year riding and I plan on riding this ride until...
Forum: Texas
11-04-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By pwherman512

Great ride this year!! A new MUST ride for all...

Great ride this year!! A new MUST ride for all riders. Good pace, good crowd. Hope to see you guys out there next year. What's the next ride this year?
Forum: Texas
11-01-07, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By pwherman512

Wind- Out of the NNW 7-12 mph! Should be a fast...

Wind- Out of the NNW 7-12 mph! Should be a fast one again!
Forum: Texas
10-25-07, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By pwherman512

Looks like great weather this year for the...

Looks like great weather this year for the ride!!! Is everyone still in?
10-16-07, 03:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

That is awesome that you finished without SAG!!!...

That is awesome that you finished without SAG!!! When I rode in the Shiner Bash this year I rode up on a guy sitting on the side of the road about 15 miles out. He was done. I told him he would never...
10-16-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hey all, Glad to hear everyone made it ok. I...

Hey all,
Glad to hear everyone made it ok. I swear those roads were 100 times worse on Sunday than they were in training. My buddy lost his seat mounted bottle cage- just snapped in half! His front...
Forum: Texas
10-05-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By pwherman512

I used to think that prior to doing this ride,...

I used to think that prior to doing this ride, but the line lastyear was way too long for me. I ride in the Shiner BASH every year and they have several lines for beer and grub. Wurstride only had...
Forum: Texas
10-05-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By pwherman512

It is a great ride. A lot of fun, put together...

It is a great ride. A lot of fun, put together well, good support, etc. It is a fast ride with little to no hills and not too many people. The only issue I had with it was the end. There is free beer...
10-04-07, 07:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

The mouthpiece is for the BUMPING roads :)

The mouthpiece is for the BUMPING roads :)
Forum: Texas
10-03-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,370
Posted By pwherman512

I agree with you to a degree Lambo. My point...

I agree with you to a degree Lambo. My point about lane and paths is that the other cities that are designated "Biker Friendly" tend to have these. I don't want them, but I am tired of the drivers...
Forum: Texas
10-03-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,370
Posted By pwherman512

What I want to know is this: How in the world did...

What I want to know is this: How in the world did Austin get designated as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclist? Are they just stupid? Yes, we have a lot of...
Forum: Texas
10-02-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By pwherman512

You are 100% correct. But why did they let him...

You are 100% correct. But why did they let him go? Simple cause this is Austin!! They say we are a "cycling friendly city". What a joke! 6 cyclists killed this year.
10-02-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hopefully this guy will not "get off" like most...

Hopefully this guy will not "get off" like most other drivers. This happened a few months ago, 1/2 mile from my house. http://www.kvue.com/news/local/stories/100107kvuedpscharges-mm.12c893941.html
Forum: Texas
10-02-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By pwherman512

Arrest Warrant issued for Austin driver that killed cyclist.

http://www.kvue.com/news/local/stories/100107kvuedpscharges-mm.12c893941.html
10-01-07, 01:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

I know that the Livestrong Challenge is to raise...

I know that the Livestrong Challenge is to raise awareness and money to help in the fight against cancer, a cause that is very, very personal and dear to my heart. As well as a way to honor those...
10-01-07, 01:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

As is stands right now, you will get your wish...

As is stands right now, you will get your wish beeballman! Last year it was HOT, record heat as a matter of fact. However, this year will be perfect riding weather....
10-01-07, 11:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

You nailed it Grasschopper, around the 43-44 mile...

You nailed it Grasschopper, around the 43-44 mile marker. I rode it two weeks ago and loved it, but this weekend I was not happy about it. The nice thing is the downhill maybe around 5-8 miles later,...
10-01-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

I thought the same thing. That extra 30 mile...

I thought the same thing. That extra 30 mile section looks way longer than 30 miles! We rode the 65 milers again this weekend- I am very happy that the 90 miler misses the "Hill of Death" on the 60...
09-29-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hey beeballman, Sorry to hear about your spill!...

Hey beeballman,
Sorry to hear about your spill! Happens to everyone at least once. I did it late last year, cruising along, and just fell over! Bike was fine but my pride sure was hurt.

We rode...
09-27-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Grasshopper- last year the cut off was at 70...

Grasshopper- last year the cut off was at 70 miles for the 100 mile route. I am willing to bet this year the cut off will be the 60 (65) route.
09-27-07, 08:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hey all, Here are some elevation maps I did of...

Hey all,
Here are some elevation maps I did of the 65 miler. The mean grade is not working for some reason. However it is a better elevation map than the LAF gives you. Also you can see the max and...
09-27-07, 07:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

beeballman- Let me see what info I can get for...

beeballman- Let me see what info I can get for you. We are riding this weekend again, and my buddies GPS should let us know everything.
09-26-07, 08:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hey monza, You bet you can do the 60 miler! I...

Hey monza,
You bet you can do the 60 miler! I don't want to freak people out by saying "hills", I just wanted everyone to know if you only ride flats you better work in some hills. Again, I love...
09-24-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Your improvement is awesome!! I know several guys...

Your improvement is awesome!! I know several guys that have been riding for years and they have not even come close to your mph change. That's great. Keep doing what you are doing! And pass some of...
09-24-07, 07:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hey beeballman, That is awesome that you have...

Hey beeballman,
That is awesome that you have uped your ride!!! Riding 50-70 mile rides on the weekend is a great idea! You will be more than ready. What mph do you ride at?
09-17-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

I would hate to see you not do the 40 miler! I...

I would hate to see you not do the 40 miler! I can tell you one thing regarding the hills- the 60 and 90 have a lot more than the 40 and below! Also, they are rolling hills- not just straight up....
09-17-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Here is a cattle guard:...

Here is a cattle guard: http://www.gobobpipe.com/cattleGuards.htm
09-16-07, 11:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hey everyone! Just wanted to give you an update...

Hey everyone! Just wanted to give you an update and let you know how the 60 mile route is for the Livestrong Challenge. Right off the bat I have to say it is a beautiful ride! The scenery is so nice...
09-14-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

We will be riding the 90 in two weeks. I am doing...

We will be riding the 90 in two weeks. I am doing to 90 for the Challenge as well. But I will let you know what to expect. Luckily the forecast looks clear for this weekend. Pedal on!
09-13-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

We are riding the 60 miler on Saturday. I will...

We are riding the 60 miler on Saturday. I will post on Saturday or Sunday how it was.
09-10-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,873
Posted By pwherman512

Hope everyone is doing well with training! Hills,...

Hope everyone is doing well with training! Hills, hills, hills.
Forum: Texas
09-10-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By pwherman512

Good looking out for the citizen's officer!!...

Good looking out for the citizen's officer!! Unreal.
Forum: Texas
09-07-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By pwherman512

LOL. I have to admit I have not clue why this...

LOL. I have to admit I have not clue why this helmet issue keeps coming up in every news story. Yes, he had his helmet on, yes he was following the rules and laws of the road. However the driver of...
Forum: Texas
09-06-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By pwherman512

Update!!!

Bicyclist Vilhelm Hesness was killed July 11 when he was struck from behind by a sport utility vehicle, which later flipped over, near the corner of Manchaca and FM 1626. Now, more than eight weeks...
Forum: Texas
08-31-07, 02:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,350
Posted By pwherman512

Hotel room in Wichita Falls Texas for two...

Hotel room in Wichita Falls Texas for two nights: $222.34
Gas for my oversized SUV: $180.00
Random Cycling Supplies: $200.00
Registration fee for the Hotter ‘N Hell: $25

Spending 4...
Forum: Texas
08-27-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,350
Posted By pwherman512

What a great ride! Finished with a time of 5:35...

What a great ride! Finished with a time of 5:35 for the full hundred(should have been closer to 5 but we were pretty far back at the start). The people of Wichita Falls are some of the nicest people...
Forum: Texas
08-23-07, 02:33 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Since I am registered to roll out in group 1, I...

Since I am registered to roll out in group 1, I am hoping 6 am will get me where I need to be. As far as parking goes, what time do you think is a good time to be there by so you can park somewhere...
Forum: Texas
08-23-07, 08:19 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

FYI...... Baymont Inn and Suites opens...

FYI...... Baymont Inn and Suites opens Friday and will begin taking reservations Thurdsay Aug. 23, 2007 at 5pm
Address: 4510 Kell BLVD
Reservation Number: 940 691-7500 after 5pm on Thursday...
Forum: Texas
08-23-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Quick question here. As a rookie to this ride I...

Quick question here. As a rookie to this ride I don't know the logistics. What time would you say I need to be out at the ride area so I can get a parking spot within an ok distance to the start?
Forum: Texas
08-22-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Count me and my buddy in for the dinner. Thanks...

Count me and my buddy in for the dinner. Thanks to a fellow BF I am staying 20 miles away instead of 75 miles!!!
Forum: Texas
08-22-07, 01:37 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Perfect.

Perfect.
Forum: Texas
08-22-07, 01:10 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Thank you!!!!

Thank you!!!!
Forum: Texas
08-22-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Room

I will take it if you still have it!!
Forum: Texas
08-22-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,645
Posted By pwherman512

Tick-tock, tick-tock! It is almost ride time....

Tick-tock, tick-tock! It is almost ride time. Coming in from Austin on Friday to check out the crits and hopefully meet up with the BF group. Only crappy part is my hotel is an hour away, but who...
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