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10-30-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,973
Posted By JJakucyk

I don't know. I haven't had this particular...

I don't know. I haven't had this particular problem for a few years now. That was also the time I was really building my skills/strength as a cyclist, so it could very well have been just from...
07-13-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By JJakucyk

When have you EVER trusted a course description...

When have you EVER trusted a course description that called a hill anything but horrendously painful? :p
07-13-07, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By JJakucyk

The hill climb is basically a half mile uphill...

The hill climb is basically a half mile uphill time trial. Map...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-07, 05:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,817
Posted By JJakucyk

Unless you're presented with a red left arrow, or...

Unless you're presented with a red left arrow, or a "left on arrow only" signal. I was intrigued when visiting the SF Bay area that nearly all left turns were demand only (red left arrows). There...
06-13-07, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,227
Posted By JJakucyk

I was watching the corner just after the feed...

I was watching the corner just after the feed zone, so just 100-200 yards away. No shade at all.



At this point we have strength in numbers, but not a huge amount of experience. The blocking...
06-13-07, 06:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,227
Posted By JJakucyk

Yeah, that was Grant...silly boy.

Yeah, that was Grant...silly boy.
06-13-07, 05:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,227
Posted By JJakucyk

Did I catch any of you guys on Saturday? ...

Did I catch any of you guys on Saturday? http://jjakucyk.exposuremanager.com/g/summer_solstice_6907

That Sunday race was interesting. Kudos to my mates on Mercy HealthPlex/7 Hills for all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-07, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,612
Posted By JJakucyk

I slipped on some ice a few years ago and cracked...

I slipped on some ice a few years ago and cracked the head of my radius. I went to Disneyworld the next week. :p I honestly don't remember how long it took to recover, but as injuries go it wasn't...
04-04-07, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By JJakucyk

Why yes, as a matter of fact it did suck. Those...

Why yes, as a matter of fact it did suck. Those few minutes I hung on the back of the 4's in the worst of the headwind really helped me get through the last lap though.
04-04-07, 05:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By JJakucyk

I don't know that you can call what I did...

I don't know that you can call what I did "racing". It was more of a time trial than anything. :rolleyes:
04-03-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By JJakucyk

Jeeeeeze, I'm sowwy :p

Jeeeeeze, I'm sowwy :p
04-03-07, 05:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By JJakucyk

Allen is amazing, and so is his sister Michelle. ...

Allen is amazing, and so is his sister Michelle. She won her second race ever at Hueston Woods. There's some good genes running through that family. It seems like the young'uns are either very...
03-31-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By JJakucyk

I plan to be there for the cat. 5, instead of...

I plan to be there for the cat. 5, instead of just photographing the races like I've been doing lately.
03-22-07, 04:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,903
Posted By JJakucyk

I wear the kit whenever I can, except on rides...

I wear the kit whenever I can, except on rides where I might be going embarrassingly slow. :o
03-19-07, 05:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,516
Posted By JJakucyk

I've heard of similar issues with Trek at one or...

I've heard of similar issues with Trek at one or two shops here in the Cincinnati area. I don't know how common this is among bike manufacturers, but apparently a bike shop has to sell X number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-07, 04:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,924
Posted By JJakucyk

I had a similar problem with several of my shorts...

I had a similar problem with several of my shorts and even some Assos bib-tights (big $$$ there). It turns out that the velcro strap for my saddle bag was nibbling away at the material every time my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-07, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,803
Posted By JJakucyk

My auto insurance, which is pretty comprehensive,...

My auto insurance, which is pretty comprehensive, specifically does NOT cover personal property, as aham23 said. So if my bike is stolen out of my car, auto insurance would only cover any damage to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-07, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By JJakucyk

I gained 1, maybe 2 mph at most when switching...

I gained 1, maybe 2 mph at most when switching from a hybrid (with hybrid tires) to a road bike. I wouldn't expect to get any more than that right away.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-07, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,388
Posted By JJakucyk

I wash mine in the dishwasher all the time and...

I wash mine in the dishwasher all the time and never have a problem. I'd suggest that you turn off heated drying though (or use the energy saver mode, if that's what it's called on your machine). ...
01-07-07, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By JJakucyk

Yeah, me too.

Yeah, me too.
01-06-07, 07:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JJakucyk

A dead-flat crit with no sharp turns would be my...

A dead-flat crit with no sharp turns would be my kind of race. :p I'm 6'-2" and was 275 lbs about two years ago, but my weight seems to have leveled off over the last several months. What's left is...
01-05-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JJakucyk

I've never had a cup of coffee in my life, let...

I've never had a cup of coffee in my life, let alone a latte, cappuccino, mocha, etc., so my application to the OCP club was rejected. :rolleyes:
01-05-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JJakucyk

Project Velo?

Project Velo?
01-05-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JJakucyk

Gee, was it THAT obvious? :p Kippy may not be a...

Gee, was it THAT obvious? :p Kippy may not be a hill specialist, but he's still a lot better than I am.

So what team are YOU on?
01-05-07, 02:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JJakucyk

I think I'm gonna go with this one. :p

I think I'm gonna go with this one. :p
01-05-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JJakucyk

I'm Taking Poseur to a New Level

So I've been on a new local racing team since its inception just a little over a year ago. I hadn't really thought a whole lot about racing at first, but I rode with the people a lot, and they...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-02-07, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By JJakucyk

Hey Matt, sorry I didn't see this thread sooner. ...

Hey Matt, sorry I didn't see this thread sooner. Were you just up here for winter break?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-06, 05:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,866
Posted By JJakucyk

Heck, a lot of the time I feel like a poseur...

Heck, a lot of the time I feel like a poseur while riding around in my own team's kit. :o
11-10-06, 06:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,515
Posted By JJakucyk

I've had a lot of trouble keeping both my legs...

I've had a lot of trouble keeping both my legs and my feet warm. When I finally found some really good warm winter bib tights (Assos Thermax, thicker fleece than their other tights, and airblock...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-06, 06:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,994
Posted By JJakucyk

I always machine was warm (which is barely...

I always machine was warm (which is barely lukewarm in my case) with regular detergent (Cheer) and hang dry. Never EVER put shorts in the dryer, since even "low heat" is like a blazing inferno. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,927
Posted By JJakucyk

Up to the bikini line, but no farther :eek:

Up to the bikini line, but no farther :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-06, 07:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,927
Posted By JJakucyk

I've found that my tights stay in place better...

I've found that my tights stay in place better against shaved legs. That means no fabric wandering or sagging during the ride, so I'm keeping up with the shaving throughout the winter. It also...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-06, 05:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By JJakucyk

My renters insurance covers my bike no problem,...

My renters insurance covers my bike no problem, however things get a bit iffy when the bike is not in my apartment, and you have to admit that's probably when something is most likely to happen. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-06, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,304
Posted By JJakucyk

I spent a few days in Atlantic Beach back in...

I spent a few days in Atlantic Beach back in September, and honestly I have rarely had a more unpleasant ride than I did there (and this is coming from someone who regularly rides around the urban...
09-29-06, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,333
Posted By JJakucyk

I tried a mask last winter, and it was just too...

I tried a mask last winter, and it was just too restrictive. Also, anything that presses on my nose causes it to close up, and you really want to breathe through your nose as much as possible in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-06, 05:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,781
Posted By JJakucyk

The Little Miami Trail isn't "bike only" at all,...

The Little Miami Trail isn't "bike only" at all, it's a multi-use trail. However, being a rail trail that starts in the suburbs and heads away from the city means that you don't have to go very far...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By JJakucyk

I get a few ingrown hairs way up high, but this...

I get a few ingrown hairs way up high, but this is just all over, it's basically like goosebumps when you get a chill.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By JJakucyk

I tested waxing in one spot, and like you said...

I tested waxing in one spot, and like you said :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 07:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By JJakucyk

I can feel the pain from here. :eek: However, I...

I can feel the pain from here. :eek: However, I don't think those can reach into the ears or nose, and that's probably a good thing. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By JJakucyk

I've found that leg hair (at least mine) comes...

I've found that leg hair (at least mine) comes out almost parallel to the skin's surface, so an electric razor has trouble "grabbing" it, but maybe I'll give that a try.

Troll indeed. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 05:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By JJakucyk

Bumpy Skin from Shaving

Ok, so this is a little embarrassing, but I gave leg shaving a shot, and it hasn't turned out as well as I hoped. It's been a few weeks now, and I realize just how quickly my hair grows. It takes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,380
Posted By JJakucyk

Krazy Glue to Fix Tire

Yesterday I was heading out to ride, and as I was pumping up my tires I saw a decent slice in my front tire. It was about 1/4" long and spreading open from the pressure inside. It didn't appear to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By JJakucyk

Hah! If I could ride any harder I'd be entering...

Hah! If I could ride any harder I'd be entering those crits and road races everyone is trying to get me to, instead of putting it off until next year when I think (hope) I'll be ready.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By JJakucyk

Trouble Sleeping after Evening Rides

For a while now I've been having trouble sleeping after my evening rides. The usual scenario is that I head down to a ride directly after work, starting between 6:00 and 6:30. We ride anywhere from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By JJakucyk

I've been a little wary of ordering stuff from...

I've been a little wary of ordering stuff from them because they have an exchange-only return policy, so no refunds. Just keep that in mind if you plan to order anything.
08-12-06, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,364
Posted By JJakucyk

Normal glasses work for me down into the 30s. ...

Normal glasses work for me down into the 30s. Ski goggles can be an option below that, but it depends.
08-10-06, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,364
Posted By JJakucyk

A one-piece shorts/jersey combo, usually all...

A one-piece shorts/jersey combo, usually all spandex with a front zipper. It's usually worn in time trials and other races where aerodynamics are very important. Cyclocross riders also wear them a...
08-10-06, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,364
Posted By JJakucyk

Most winter tights that don't have a pad are...

Most winter tights that don't have a pad are meant to be worn OVER shorts. I prefer a skinsuit myself in winter, because then I don't have to contend with two sets of waistbands or shoulder straps,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-06, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By JJakucyk

Maybe your jersey is too big? I'm not really...

Maybe your jersey is too big? I'm not really sure what you mean by drooping anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 05:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,459
Posted By JJakucyk

Whew, glad to know it's not just me who's pissed...

Whew, glad to know it's not just me who's pissed about this. :) Most of my brand-name searches still work ok, although just try to find Adidas cycling apparel, good grief. I find it hilarious that...
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