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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Stealthman_1

Congratulations 'nother! :beer: That was similar...

Congratulations 'nother! :beer: That was similar to my experience last year. I had ridden four passes a couple of times previously (unsupported so how could all 5 supported be that bad???:rolleyes:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,977
Posted By Stealthman_1

WOW! Congratulations, that is really...

WOW! Congratulations, that is really awesome!:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,977
Posted By Stealthman_1

There is no way in hell I'll be ready for a...

There is no way in hell I'll be ready for a double century in 3 weeks...Believe me though I thought about it the whole ride today:rolleyes: :D I'm thinking of signing up and just riding to the Lake...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By Stealthman_1

Congratulations on 100 Centuries!!! WOW! Always...

Congratulations on 100 Centuries!!! WOW! Always enjoy your ride reports!!!:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 08:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,977
Posted By Stealthman_1

April Mileages!!!

I'll start as today is a great day!:D
Today - 20 miles, 650 verticle feet
April - 20 miles, 650 verticle feet
2006 - 20 miles, 650 verticle feet
Finally!!! First time on the bike in '06. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-06, 04:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By Stealthman_1

That's awesome! I remember the first time I...

That's awesome! I remember the first time I broke 1000 miles in one day, I was so thrilled...:D Just kidding...It feels great to break that barrier so early in the year huh? Congratulations, new...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-06, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By Stealthman_1

I don't have custom fitted, handmade Italian...

I don't have custom fitted, handmade Italian cycling shoes either, but I'd love to hear from people who do how they feel they benifit from them and what problems they help overcome. Take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-06, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By Stealthman_1

Because it would just piss you off...

Because it would just piss you off...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-06, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By Stealthman_1

It is probably possible, but you would probably...

It is probably possible, but you would probably want to run at least 28c tires. It is approx 24 miles from Soda Springs to Robinson's Flat (the end of the paved portion of the Foresthill Road). I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-06, 02:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,399
Posted By Stealthman_1

A agree, pay attention to your feet, you'll train...

A agree, pay attention to your feet, you'll train longer and feel much better about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-06, 02:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,114
Posted By Stealthman_1

After a winter of spin classes using little...

After a winter of spin classes using little resistance following a crash last fall, it sounds to me like you need to up the resistance. The other things mentioned here could all be true as well, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-05, 11:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,624
Posted By Stealthman_1

Thanks for the warning...NoCal is nothing like...

Thanks for the warning...NoCal is nothing like Vegas, I'll stay here thank you and be continually amazed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-05, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By Stealthman_1

I went down 3 weeks ago and still am having...

I went down 3 weeks ago and still am having problems with a groin pull...I've been out for
THIRTY FIVE FREEKING MILES in three weeks...you talk about a little rain...I'm about to ride my cat...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-05, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,092
Posted By Stealthman_1

I haven't measured the molecules myself......

I haven't measured the molecules myself... :rolleyes: , but your experience is not unique...Do the WallyWorld 12gers unless you are over 210 or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Stealthman_1

Thanks for the report, sounds like it was a great...

Thanks for the report, sounds like it was a great ride :D . It was hard to miss it last Saturday. I signed up and then crashed the same day (the 24th), first time back on the bike was today,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-05, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Stealthman_1

I'm seriously thinking about it (90% sure) as I'd...

I'm seriously thinking about it (90% sure) as I'd like something between now and Bass Lake Powerhouse DC and this is perfect as it basically begins at the top of the Bass Lake DC course. Gotta get...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-05, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,007
Posted By Stealthman_1

3 to 5 12g Wally World specials. I've never had...

3 to 5 12g Wally World specials. I've never had a problem completing a ride with the pressure 12g supplies, I weigh 180.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-05, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By Stealthman_1

Congratulations Machka, sounds like a plenty...

Congratulations Machka, sounds like a plenty challenging ride! Sorry to hear about your 600s, the weather has been brutal down here as you well know. A couple hours riding in it is one thing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-05, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Stealthman_1

No, my larges do not ride high, but I have short...

No, my larges do not ride high, but I have short legs, 28" inseam, though I wear 30" Levis.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-05, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Stealthman_1

You are my height, but a tad :rolleyes:...

You are my height, but a tad :rolleyes: lighter...If you can stand up strait in the medium and not feel likes both shoulders are being cut in two, I'd go with the medium. Assos bibs (new) should...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-05, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Stealthman_1

That's an awesome time for a century, you should...

That's an awesome time for a century, you should be proud!
But...unless you are 7'0" or are really bulked, you are not lean at 250lbs. If you are bulked you're not going to care, I know I wouldn't...
07-26-05, 12:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,655
Posted By Stealthman_1

I have no problem riding up to 110 degrees, it's...

I have no problem riding up to 110 degrees, it's sitting at a light in the turn lane and not getting the arrow that is miserable! Climbing can be pretty miserable though in these temperatures. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-05, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Stealthman_1

Don't worry about it. In the long run you will...

Don't worry about it. In the long run you will save money because you have a bike that you can grow into instead of having a bike that you want to upgrade in 6 months. Enjoy! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-05, 11:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,987
Posted By Stealthman_1

The San Francisco Bay area can not be beat in my...

The San Francisco Bay area can not be beat in my opinion for all around cycling culture. SF lacks very little, and what it does lack is within 3 hours unless you have to ride below sea level in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-05, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 820
Posted By Stealthman_1

4010 as of 6/30. I rode 5268 in 2004, 1532 in...

4010 as of 6/30. I rode 5268 in 2004, 1532 in 2003, and 0 in 2002 so I am very happy with my progress. It's not about whether I'm better than you, it's about whether I'm better than I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 653
Posted By Stealthman_1

My worst month since January (it was in 2004...

My worst month since January (it was in 2004 also), seems like by June I need a little down time...
415.26 miles, 36,200 verticle feet. One ride, The Terrible Two DC accounts for nearly half my...
06-29-05, 07:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,966
Posted By Stealthman_1

Why does RAAM have to meet your criteria? Go...

Why does RAAM have to meet your criteria? Go organize your own bike race, then you get to set the rules. How dangerous would it be if there was no RAAM? There still would be a record to chase and...
06-29-05, 12:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,966
Posted By Stealthman_1

I learned of Bob's death during the Terrible Two...

I learned of Bob's death during the Terrible Two on Saturday from someone who had ridden frequently with Bob and I offer my sincerest condolences to the Breedlove family, truly a tragedy.
To you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-05, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By Stealthman_1

I know it's petty and your bike is truly...

I know it's petty and your bike is truly pretty...but the dork disk was the first thing that caught my eye... :rolleyes: I actually had my first instance of low-cog-chain-overshiftus on Saturday...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-05, 11:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,580
Posted By Stealthman_1

Black with red piping, to me just blows...

Black with red piping, to me just blows everything else away...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-05, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By Stealthman_1

Nope :D !

Nope :D !
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-05, 10:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By Stealthman_1

Thanks for the pictures and discriptions, looks...

Thanks for the pictures and discriptions, looks like a wonderful ride. I have friends in the Albany area and one of these years I'm going to get back to upstate and so some serious riding. Keep em...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-05, 10:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By Stealthman_1

That's one reason I love where I live, no stupid...

That's one reason I love where I live, no stupid low speed limits. What I don't get is why you would have problems with brake fade on a 1 mile descent that you only have to hold 25 to 35 on, that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Stealthman_1

Great ride report and big time...

Great ride report and big time Congratulations!!!! :beer: I officially welcome you to the dark side! :D That Grimes Canyon climb can be a hot sucker. Some day when you are feeling frisky...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Stealthman_1

Well a couple more hikes with the bike leads me...

Well a couple more hikes with the bike leads me to 7200ft elevation and this just ain't going to work anymore. I look ahead and the road is 2 feet deep+ for hundreds of yards, I can't even see where...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Stealthman_1

First goal up is the Mormon Emigrant 10 mile time...

First goal up is the Mormon Emigrant 10 mile time trial. I didn't pay any attention until I had 7 miles under my belt and had stopped to take pictures and ride a few hundred feet down a road I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Stealthman_1

Well I said Friday that Saturday was going to be...

Well I said Friday that Saturday was going to be my first high Sierra ride of the season, but ominous clouds piling up at the foot of the Sierra made me think one more ride on the American River...
06-20-05, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Stealthman_1

Where did they get that picture with the blue...

Where did they get that picture with the blue sky??? Must be PS all the way, because I haven't been to Portland in 15 years and seen a clear blue sky.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-05, 06:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,712
Posted By Stealthman_1

I just got back from a nice 50 mile cruise. On a...

I just got back from a nice 50 mile cruise. On a section of Lake Natoma I did my little experiment. .8 miles section of bone flat bike trail, but with about a 10mph breeze off the lake so I went...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 11:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,548
Posted By Stealthman_1

I climb too much and while K's aren't the...

I climb too much and while K's aren't the lightest wheel on the market, they are very solid, lighter marginally than the Zipps, and while I like blingy bikes, I don't really care for every single...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 10:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,548
Posted By Stealthman_1

That is 100% true also. You can get very good...

That is 100% true also. You can get very good equipment for less $$$ and I wouldn't knock it one iota. But to think you can't improve is a lie the insecure tell themselves even though they know the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 09:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,844
Posted By Stealthman_1

Take-a-look.

Take-a-look.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 09:48 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,712
Posted By Stealthman_1

I've done a few of the excersizes my58vw did...

I've done a few of the excersizes my58vw did above...but I don't remember the results :rolleyes: . I have no doubt however that I can hold 20mph for 20 miles on a flat windless course, but as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,548
Posted By Stealthman_1

This is an interesting thread and if I'd hit...

This is an interesting thread and if I'd hit 'reply with quote' every time I wanted to the value of my time could have bought a 5k bike. :rolleyes: I ride a really fricking expensive bike, $1400...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,015
Posted By Stealthman_1

It's getting to that time of year again!!! :D ...

It's getting to that time of year again!!! :D I'll hit the high Sierra for the first time tomorrow so look for a new LSR tomorrow night... :D Three weeks ago I got my first real adrenaline rush...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By Stealthman_1

8200 feet of climbing on the Highland route. I...

8200 feet of climbing on the Highland route. I wish I was riding, going to have to hit this one next year. Make sure you give us a ride report.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By Stealthman_1

Good luck to you OC, you should have very good...

Good luck to you OC, you should have very good weather. As someone who has had a pretty bad sliced tire on a piece of PCH you are riding, I would ditch the folding tire, but cut a two inch chunk out...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-05, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Stealthman_1

Actually I almost always wear gloves, but I ride...

Actually I almost always wear gloves, but I ride endurance rides and the original post alluded to century riding. For me 6 to 16 hours in the saddle means more bar positions than tops, drops, hoods...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-05, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Stealthman_1

I think you will find it enourmously...

I think you will find it enourmously uncomfortable to ride long distance untaped. Grip fatigue would kill me, YMMV. I originally only taped my K-Wings to just past the hood, but a couple slips on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-05, 12:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,811
Posted By Stealthman_1

Which means for this problem your typical road...

Which means for this problem your typical road bike is terribly overgeared and we are terribly underwatted :D .
On a 9% grade you are climbing 3749 ft/hr with 250 watts expended spinning 30/27 at...
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