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11-30-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By munkyv22

Staying Motivated

OK, so here is my story.

4 years ago, I was 275 Lbs and sick of it. I bought a bike, changed my diet and rode my butt off. Literally. I dropped to 198 Lbs and was riding centuries and wearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,978
Posted By munkyv22

I also consider Waterrockets to be fast.

I also consider Waterrockets to be fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,312
Posted By munkyv22

I know. I did. I'm not trying to come across as a...

I know. I did. I'm not trying to come across as a d*ck. I often do without meaning too. Sorry.

I'm just saying...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,978
Posted By munkyv22

Mostly flat and mostly windless ~21 Mph for 36...

Mostly flat and mostly windless ~21 Mph for 36 miles. Solo.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,312
Posted By munkyv22

Ahh jeez. It always comes down to gear doesn't...

Ahh jeez. It always comes down to gear doesn't it? They are older than you. They have better jobs, more money and more years riding and suffering on the bike.

I would be willing to bet that if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,513
Posted By munkyv22

LMAO, I just saw this part. ...what a...

LMAO, I just saw this part.


...what a tool.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,044
Posted By munkyv22

No one in Hollywood is qualified to play me.

No one in Hollywood is qualified to play me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,513
Posted By munkyv22

You rode through an intersection when the light...

You rode through an intersection when the light was red. Stop crying and pay the ticket.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By munkyv22

Cool.

Cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,505
Posted By munkyv22

The hills and mountains near Antellope Valley,...

The hills and mountains near Antellope Valley, CA. 62Mph. More!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By munkyv22

+1,000,000 Hitting the pavement at 50 Mph...

+1,000,000

Hitting the pavement at 50 Mph wearing spandex shorts would NOT be fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,887
Posted By munkyv22

http://www.analogstereo.com/images/om/infiniti_g35...

http://www.analogstereo.com/images/om/infiniti_g35.jpg

I don't have to draft to get an aerodynamic advantage. It came free with the car.

Also, I don't trust other drivers enough to get anywhere...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By munkyv22

If you agree that this is crap, than you cannot...

If you agree that this is crap, than you cannot be what I am defining as an econazi. I am talking ELF or PETA throwing paint on people.

The idea that internal combustion engines are evil being...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,592
Posted By munkyv22

I wasn't sure if I would reply (I ride Ultegra,...

I wasn't sure if I would reply (I ride Ultegra, so this thread is kind of beneath me).

My old bike had Tiagra and I dropped the same people I drop with Ultegra. Components only matter to:

A....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By munkyv22

That really makes me want to stop buying anything...

That really makes me want to stop buying anything PI.

I'm all for cycling and whatever, but this is Liberal EcoNazi crap.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By munkyv22

No. Knowing who made it and their reputation for...

No. Knowing who made it and their reputation for quality and service as well as their warranty would cement my decision.

OMFG. I am done with these boards. You can't have a ****ing opinion without...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 07:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,019
Posted By munkyv22

Had nothing to do with weight loss. I quit...

Had nothing to do with weight loss. I quit because I drank too much and it was:

1. It was irritating my lower esophagus, which has problems related to previously untreated GURD.

2. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By munkyv22

The book is great. So is Google, when you are...

The book is great. So is Google, when you are having a tough time.

As for what repairs? No one touches my bike but me. I *might* have someone build my PowerTap wheel for me in a few weeks here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,019
Posted By munkyv22

Cut the fast food and cokes. Cut caffeine. Eat a...

Cut the fast food and cokes. Cut caffeine. Eat a good balanced diet, watch my intake / burn on a daily basis. Ride ~200 miles a week.

Dropped 70 Lbs like that. Kept it off, too. Almost three years...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By munkyv22

Congrats on the purchase. I will be getting mine...

Congrats on the purchase. I will be getting mine soon.

Dial it up to 400. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

+1 Billion "A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a...

+1 Billion

"A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Registered_nurse) who has completed specific advanced nursing (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nursing)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By munkyv22

A carbon frame from an unknown manufacturer with...

A carbon frame from an unknown manufacturer with a mystery warranty period?

I wouldn't get one for $100.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By munkyv22

If you think this is expensive, definitely stay...

If you think this is expensive, definitely stay away from tuning Infiniti G series / Nissan Z.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By munkyv22

http://www.silksoymilk.com/Images/Common/mast_PR.j...

http://www.silksoymilk.com/Images/Common/mast_PR.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,746
Posted By munkyv22

I am 6'4" and 190Lbs. No, I am not a climber, but...

I am 6'4" and 190Lbs. No, I am not a climber, but I will win a sprint almost every time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

I have doubted Pete's commitment to useless...

I have doubted Pete's commitment to useless arguing on the Internet for a while now. I just don't think his heart is really in it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

Exactly, myself and my friends all ride ~200 a...

Exactly, myself and my friends all ride ~200 a week and have NO issues. I know cyclists in their 50s and 60s you have been riding for 20+ years and have NO problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,660
Posted By munkyv22

My shoes scuff my cranks occasionally. It just...

My shoes scuff my cranks occasionally. It just happens when you wear a size 13. I have Speedplays and have them adjust to where I can't actually slam into the crank, but I can still get a slight rub...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

Yeah, where is Pete? Probably off doing Doctor...

Yeah, where is Pete? Probably off doing Doctor stuff. I am sure however that he would add that Osteoarthritis coupled with an RSI using poorly adjusted equipment is kind of a "Duh" diagnosis.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

Let's think here... "Osteoarthritis is a...

Let's think here...

"Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis (http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7776) that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By munkyv22

If you're that worried, go to a LBS. They didn't...

If you're that worried, go to a LBS. They didn't steal the bikes they are selling for sure. Might pay a little more.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

As stated, without a pre-existing defect or...

As stated, without a pre-existing defect or injury to the hip, a degenerative disease or some seriously wrong adjustments to the bicycle, cycling alone cannot have caused the problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By munkyv22

Trek offers a lifetime warranty on their OCLV...

Trek offers a lifetime warranty on their OCLV Carbon frames.

How much is peace of mind worth to you?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By munkyv22

Based on the add, I would start at $250.

Based on the add, I would start at $250.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

Now, keep in mind that stupid people can find...

Now, keep in mind that stupid people can find lots of creative ways to harm themselves. If his saddle was 2 feet too low or 9 inches too high causing him to rotate the hip socket side to side as he...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By munkyv22

Not to be rude (I am 6'4"), but unless you are...

Not to be rude (I am 6'4"), but unless you are like over 7' tall, you don't need a triple, you need to lose some weight. A compact double will do just fine. As for carbon frame strength, don't worry...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By munkyv22

Depends on condition and components. Do you have...

Depends on condition and components. Do you have a link to the ad?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By munkyv22

This thread is stupid.

This thread is stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By munkyv22

The science is quite complicated on how the...

The science is quite complicated on how the Garmin uses several different input to determine speed. Just, trust me it's accurate.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By munkyv22

Yes, the Garmin will work in your car. Don't...

Yes, the Garmin will work in your car.

Don't trash our fine state. The Government is the least of our worries here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,667
Posted By munkyv22

Getting the full kit in Venom.

Getting the full kit in Venom.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By munkyv22

Garmin Edge. The 705 is hot right now, the older...

Garmin Edge. The 705 is hot right now, the older 305 can still be picked up for a pretty decent price.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By munkyv22

If you are going to step up, step up to Carbon....

If you are going to step up, step up to Carbon. The Tarmac is pretty sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By munkyv22

Agreed. Just clip out the point you are replying...

Agreed. Just clip out the point you are replying to.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By munkyv22

Why would you not just ride 2.7 more miles? ;)

Why would you not just ride 2.7 more miles? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 08:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,309
Posted By munkyv22

You know, it occurs to me that there is a very...

You know, it occurs to me that there is a very relevant cliche that I have not seen mentioned yet.

Sh*t happens.

Now go ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,609
Posted By munkyv22

Buy bibs.

Buy bibs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,946
Posted By munkyv22

You are right at the sweet spot for price. I...

You are right at the sweet spot for price. I would set aside another few hundred and pick up a brand new Trek 1000 or similar at a LBS. You get warranty, helpful staff, new gear, etc.

There is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By munkyv22

You're a Fred regardless. Just ride.

You're a Fred regardless. Just ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,946
Posted By munkyv22

$200 You can score WAY better for what he is...

$200

You can score WAY better for what he is asking.
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