Search: Posts Made By: bikerpilot
Showing results 1 to 16 of 16
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By bikerpilot

Because once I start my first brevet, I know I...

Because once I start my first brevet, I know I will want to complete the whole series. And money is tight at the moment, and my bike will need some decent upgrades. (I want to get some sort of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,159
Posted By bikerpilot

I still ride when sick, but I've found that my...

I still ride when sick, but I've found that my heart rate is noticeably higher with the same perceived exertion when I'm sick. Not sure if it's the cold I have or the sudafed I take for the...
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By bikerpilot

I suppose I should have posted about mine some...

I suppose I should have posted about mine some time ago. My first century was the NYC Century this past summer. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy it at all (though I did complete it). At around the...
12-01-08, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,583
Posted By bikerpilot

When I was a kid I managed to hit a parked car...

When I was a kid I managed to hit a parked car with my brother's moped. I don't remember where I was looking, but I saw it at the last second and swerved. Caught my thumb on the side-view mirror,...
Replies: 36
Views: 1,911
Posted By bikerpilot

Why not set your sights on a double, or get into...

Why not set your sights on a double, or get into randonneuring (sp?)?

I did my first two centuries this past summer, and plan on doing a few more next summer, then trying for a double century the...
Replies: 27
Views: 992
Posted By bikerpilot

I personally would never go for a long ride...

I personally would never go for a long ride without two spare tubes. (I got two flats on my first century, and the first time I got a flat I managed to ruin the new tube I was attempting to install.)...
10-28-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,322
Posted By bikerpilot

Looking forward to the Philly one. This will be...

Looking forward to the Philly one. This will be my first LiveSTRONG Challenge, but my fourth century. The fact that registration for this opens on my birthday is a sign that I NEED to do this one! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,936
Posted By bikerpilot

best! Post! Ever!!!!!!

best! Post! Ever!!!!!!
10-23-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By bikerpilot

I agree. So far, it sounds like the buttonhole...

I agree. So far, it sounds like the buttonhole idea is the one I'll go with, unless somebody comes up with anything better.
10-23-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By bikerpilot

Balaclava + Glasses = Wind Noise -- HELP!!

I just wore a balaclava for the first time (this is the first season that I've decided to ride past the beginning of October, so I bought a bunch of stuff to keep me warm), and had quite an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 07:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,110
Posted By bikerpilot

Name: Cycle Craft Location: Parsippany NJ...

Name: Cycle Craft

Location: Parsippany NJ and Long Valley NJ

Comments:

I bought my first road bike from them, as well as bikes for both of my kids and most of my cycling gear. Their staff is...
Forum: Northeast
10-20-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,393
Posted By bikerpilot

Yes, the Five Boro Bike Tour is held every year...

Yes, the Five Boro Bike Tour is held every year in May. Go to http://www.bikenewyork.org/ for details. It's a great ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By bikerpilot

I have to agree with alexxx on the Speedster...

I have to agree with alexxx on the Speedster assessment. I too have a Speedster S50, which I bought in March as my first road bike. After numerous flats and one incident of the tube exploding and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By bikerpilot

I have a Speedster S50 which also has a Tiagra...

I have a Speedster S50 which also has a Tiagra front derailleur, and had a similar problem with it at first. What I found seems to work best is if when I shift to a larger chainring on the front I...
Forum: Introductions
10-12-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By bikerpilot

Hello from New Jersey

Hi everybody. I got into bicycling in the spring of 2006 when my Weight Watchers leader suggested it to me as an activity. Since then, I've gotten totally hooked. I started out on a cheap bike I...
Showing results 1 to 16 of 16


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.