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05-21-13, 08:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,468
Posted By PrincessZippy

If I raced (and won) I'd like podium boys. They...

If I raced (and won) I'd like podium boys. They should be dressed in tuxes and look like 007 in them. Fancy gadgets are optional. :D

Veronica
05-19-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,468
Posted By PrincessZippy

Our pictures and post are here....

Our pictures and post are here. (http://www.tandemhearts.com/wordpress/tour-of-california-2013-stage-7/)

Veronica
05-05-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By PrincessZippy

We've descended that side of Morgan Territory...

We've descended that side of Morgan Territory quite a bit. It's a good out and back ride from the house for us - (might even do it today) :D.

One thing the pros won't have to worry about is...
03-18-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By PrincessZippy

I was thinking it was that park on Prewet Ranch...

I was thinking it was that park on Prewet Ranch as you head out to Empire Mine Road.

Did they win the soccer game?

Veronica
03-18-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By PrincessZippy

Isn't there a park there off to your right? One...

Isn't there a park there off to your right? One that doesn't have a parking lot?

We saw you guys riding on Saturday on Hillcrest. It must have been at the start of your ride. It was a gorgeous...
09-06-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By PrincessZippy

LOL - I'm definitely PC. But I know it's because...

LOL - I'm definitely PC. But I know it's because that's what I use and have always used. It's kind of like the SRAM, Shimano, Campy debate. :D One of my bikes has SRAM, the other other two have...
08-30-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By PrincessZippy

I've never actually ridden it in. :D But yeah,...

I've never actually ridden it in. :D But yeah, I can't imagine them being unpleasant.

They have always been very friendly and just want people to ride. Mark worked super hard on the build of...
08-30-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By PrincessZippy

Grant is no slowpoke on the road either. As ...

Grant is no slowpoke on the road either.

As far as touring capacity - I did a three week self supported tour of Nova Scotia on my Rambouillet, towing a Bob Trailer. My speed was a bit limited by...
06-29-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,831
Posted By PrincessZippy

Glad to hear things are improving Dan. Don't...

Glad to hear things are improving Dan. Don't rush things, the bike will be there when you're ready. I'm glad you weren't wearing your special DMD jersey. :p

Veronica
05-16-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,061
Posted By PrincessZippy

I bet that initially they were just looking at an...

I bet that initially they were just looking at an average grade, as it does have a "sorta" flat section, before the last nasty pitch. One of them did sound surprised at how steep the end is, when...
05-05-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By PrincessZippy

I, on the other hand, like riding Marsh Creek Rd....

I, on the other hand, like riding Marsh Creek Rd. :p But, I'm not sure how you would get there from Pittsburg.

Veronica
05-03-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,479
Posted By PrincessZippy

We had three riders early on in the day who...

We had three riders early on in the day who crashed somewhere between lunch and our rest stop. One guy ended up sagging in with what we thought could be a broken arm. Gotta restock our first aid...
04-30-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,479
Posted By PrincessZippy

Really?! That hamburger would have been so...

Really?! That hamburger would have been so nasty. :p

Veronica
04-14-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,479
Posted By PrincessZippy

Of course it's going to work. :) My only...

Of course it's going to work. :)

My only worry for you guys is that it's going to turn hot right before the ride and with no time to acclimate.

Veronica
03-29-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,479
Posted By PrincessZippy

This will be our tenth year of doing support for...

This will be our tenth year of doing support for DMD. We'll be at the water stop at the base of Hamilton, so say hello.

Veronica
03-01-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,024
Posted By PrincessZippy

How did Lee destroy his Romulus? :eek: ...

How did Lee destroy his Romulus? :eek:

We're going up Saturday afternoon.

Veronica
01-12-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

From the 5th grade teacher: It's not...

From the 5th grade teacher:

It's not important whether someone else thinks you're "cool". Do you think you're cool? :D

Veronica
01-09-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

We had such a fun ride on Sunday -...

We had such a fun ride on Sunday - Altamont/Patterson Pass Loop and I was suppose to keep my heart rate at 155 or below, solidly in my long endurance zone. I LOVE rides like that! There were places...
12-26-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By PrincessZippy

I got an electric blanket to use in the car. ...

I got an electric blanket to use in the car. It's bike related because after some races, I just cannot seem to get warm. :p

I got Thom new handlebars, tape and a thingamajig to go on his...
10-31-11, 05:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,324
Posted By PrincessZippy

What a lovely day! Thanks for organizing it Dan!...

What a lovely day! Thanks for organizing it Dan! And, thanks to everyone for waiting for me at the regroups. I don't know the last time I felt so lackluster on the bike. It was a good learning...
10-26-11, 04:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,324
Posted By PrincessZippy

Thom (my honey) has lost twenty pounds in the...

Thom (my honey) has lost twenty pounds in the last year. Do you know how hard it is to find pants with a 29 inch waist? And shirts that fit are even harder to find. Anything with a regular fit...
10-23-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,324
Posted By PrincessZippy

Really The Plunge isn't that bad. You can see...

Really The Plunge isn't that bad. You can see the approach to many of the corners before you get to them to know if there is traffic coming. It is one of the places I've passed a motorcycle. :p
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10-19-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,324
Posted By PrincessZippy

We'll be there. :) Veronica

We'll be there. :)

Veronica
10-19-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,324
Posted By PrincessZippy

Maybe... I call sucking Glenn's wheel all day! ...

Maybe... I call sucking Glenn's wheel all day! :D

Veronica
09-27-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

Yep - congratulations! I envy you your run...

Yep - congratulations! I envy you your run time! :p

Veronica
09-26-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

I did a tri in Pleasanton on Saturday. I was...

I did a tri in Pleasanton on Saturday. I was 3/72 in my age group, 20/525 overall on the bike. Swim was also quite good - 5/72 AG and 68/525 overall. It's a darn shame I am not a better runner. ...
09-20-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

Didn't you do Knoxville last year? You'll be...

Didn't you do Knoxville last year? You'll be just fine. :D We won't be working it this year; I've got a tri that day. I really like this tri and wish it didn't always conflict with Knoxville. ...
09-07-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

Woooohoooo!!!!! :D Congratulations! ...

Woooohoooo!!!!! :D

Congratulations!


Veronica
09-05-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

We rode Diablo and a half. It seemed a little...

We rode Diablo and a half. It seemed a little warm out there today.

Veronica
08-30-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

That's because I spent the day "moseying". :p ...

That's because I spent the day "moseying". :p It took us almost 7 hours, total time, to do the metric. Thom did have some additional stopped time to lend people tools or to help with repairs and...
08-29-11, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,106
Posted By PrincessZippy

We did the metric version of the Ebbetts Pass...

We did the metric version of the Ebbetts Pass ride - absolutely loved it! The metric heads out to Spicer first, instead of going down to Dorrington and back - otherwise it's the same route. 62.5...
08-17-11, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By PrincessZippy

We'll be there. Veronica

We'll be there.

Veronica
08-16-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By PrincessZippy

You can take 128 out of Winters, right on Lower...

You can take 128 out of Winters, right on Lower Chiles Valley, to Pope Valley, turn left on Ink Grade to Howell Mt. to Deer Park to Silverado Trail, left on Silverado Trail, left on Sage Canyon,...
06-17-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By PrincessZippy

I've never climbed it either, but it looks like...

I've never climbed it either, but it looks like an interesting ride. I was hoping someone would give more details as I need a little more climbing in my life. :p

Veronica
06-10-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,068
Posted By PrincessZippy

I'm hoping we'll be there by 7:30. Google says...

I'm hoping we'll be there by 7:30. Google says it's a 97 minute drive. We'll be wearing our Hawaii jerseys. Thom's has fish on it. Mine has a tikki - the god of games and luck. :p


Veronica
06-06-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,068
Posted By PrincessZippy

Maybe... :D It's getting new wheels right...

Maybe... :D

It's getting new wheels right now - Shimano 7900-C50s. My mechanic is doing a fantastic job. :D

Veronica
06-06-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,068
Posted By PrincessZippy

Just signed up for the 70 miler. Veronica

Just signed up for the 70 miler.

Veronica
04-26-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,521
Posted By PrincessZippy

Or think of some of your options for being able...

Or think of some of your options for being able to ride back. Once you are off Morgan Territory, it's an easy bailout back to the hotel. You could also skip Hamilton and Sierra and ride straight to...
03-03-11, 09:32 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,521
Posted By PrincessZippy

I have the Apex rear derailleur and Force on my...

I have the Apex rear derailleur and Force on my Cervelo. I changed out to the Apex after racing the World's Toughest Half last year. I probably would have raced better if I had had the smaller...
02-24-11, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By PrincessZippy

I was going to suggest this. :) They also...

I was going to suggest this. :)

They also have a really nice community forum.

Veronica
02-19-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,521
Posted By PrincessZippy

Curtis if you don't ride, volunteer at the...

Curtis if you don't ride, volunteer at the Hamilton water stop with us. But Thom says we can't talk teacher talk. :D

Veronica
02-14-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,521
Posted By PrincessZippy

I'm not doing DMD, but I'd be interested in...

I'm not doing DMD, but I'd be interested in riding with you guys. Curtis still hasn't seen my new bike. :D

Veronica
01-24-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,521
Posted By PrincessZippy

What? :p DMD started in '97, Terrible Two in...

What? :p DMD started in '97, Terrible Two in '94. I think they both have quite a bit of tradition.

Terrible Two may get more spectators because it's put on by a real bike club. Maybe the...
09-30-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By PrincessZippy

Thom and I have been volunteering for DMD since...

Thom and I have been volunteering for DMD since 2003. Thom has never ridden a worker's ride. He has done sag on the two worker's rides that I did. In 8 years I've only ridden the worker's ride...
09-30-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By PrincessZippy

I'm thinking about doing the DMD staff ride again...

I'm thinking about doing the DMD staff ride again next year. Scott has a jersey for me, (it's been in his garage since 2006!) and my new bike is so much faster and fits me better. When I look back...
09-21-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By PrincessZippy

Looks like we're going to be in for a warm day,...

Looks like we're going to be in for a warm day, Saturday. Here's Howell Mountain Rd. the year I did the Knoxville staff ride. We had rain just about all day. Made the descent off Howell...
09-20-10, 08:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By PrincessZippy

Cool! Looking forward to meeting you. ...

Cool! Looking forward to meeting you.

Veronica
09-20-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By PrincessZippy

What kind? :D Veronica

What kind? :D

Veronica
09-18-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By PrincessZippy

Thom and I will be working the water stop near...

Thom and I will be working the water stop near the end of Knoxville/Berryessa Road.

Veronica
09-06-10, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,456
Posted By PrincessZippy

Thanks - we priced it after looking around at...

Thanks - we priced it after looking around at what other Rivs were going for. It will sit in the garage if need be for awhile. I've gotten a couple of inquiries on it from posting at another site. ...
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