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01-12-04, 04:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,455
Posted By JCM800

Ain't that the truth! Regards.

Ain't that the truth!

Regards.
01-06-04, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By JCM800

I wear a 6 IN 1 that I purchased from Nashbar....

I wear a 6 IN 1 that I purchased from Nashbar. Great neck warmer that can be pulled up over your face when it gets cold. I top it off with a wool hat under my helmet.

Regards.
Forum: Recumbent
01-05-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,118
Posted By JCM800

Here's a link that has a lot of info on the W/Zac...

Here's a link that has a lot of info on the W/Zac 26" wheel. Being a durable entry-level MTB wheel,weight would probably not be as crucial,like it would be on a road bike.
...
Forum: Foo
01-05-04, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By JCM800

CB's avatar looks exceptional and it seems like...

CB's avatar looks exceptional and it seems like the hotties are always married,except for Koffee :)

Regards.
Forum: Foo
12-31-03, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By JCM800

Right on.

Right on.
Forum: Foo
12-26-03, 05:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,813
Posted By JCM800

It makes a BIG difference and many countries have...

It makes a BIG difference and many countries have already banned American beef. A lot of folks in the beef sector are going to be experiencing hard times...just like they did in Canada...except the...
12-25-03, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By JCM800

Hope you're having a Merry Xmas up in Big Sky...

Hope you're having a Merry Xmas up in Big Sky country.

Cheers.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-03, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By JCM800

It took me an afternoon to travel just 4 miles...

It took me an afternoon to travel just 4 miles during a recent snowstorm. I had an absolute blast and it turned into a heck of a work out. It makes no difference to me how fast I'm going,but how much...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-03, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,479
Posted By JCM800

I prefer to ride solo where I can focus on what...

I prefer to ride solo where I can focus on what I'm doing while I'm running red lights, stop signs and travelling in the opposite direction of traffic. Please wave when you see me ;)
12-23-03, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,006
Posted By JCM800

No matter what you wear for winter,you're gonna...

No matter what you wear for winter,you're gonna sweat. Plan on carrying some extra clothes in your ruck or panniers. This way,you can add warm layers on your trip back when you're freezing.

I wear...
12-23-03, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By JCM800

He's not selling anything yet,but that that could...

He's not selling anything yet,but that that could change according to this statement:



I think it's terrific that he decided to get in shape,but my gut feeling tells me there's something...
Forum: Touring
12-23-03, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By JCM800

I should think that you're front shocks are...

I should think that you're front shocks are adjustable (check bottom of each one).

Regards.
12-22-03, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7,697
Views: 3,944,455
Posted By JCM800

I'm listening to some Bonnie Raitt.

I'm listening to some Bonnie Raitt.
Forum: Touring
12-22-03, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By JCM800

Hey, nice find!

Hey, nice find!
Forum: Touring
12-22-03, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By JCM800

I think it's a great that you found a way to...

I think it's a great that you found a way to improvise,because that's what counts. I used to make my own hockey sticks when I was a kid and it would always get good a laugh,until I scored a few. I...
Forum: Foo
12-22-03, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By JCM800

This happens on all forums and is part of...

This happens on all forums and is part of reality.



So,basically,you want moderators to spend all their time editing every post so no erroneous advice gets through? It sounds like you have an...
12-20-03, 10:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,927
Posted By JCM800

I always enjoy reading your posts. You're...

I always enjoy reading your posts.

You're right, you have to have a high tolerence for pain. The ability to let go and tolerate that pain is what I think all great athletes have the ability to do....
12-20-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By JCM800

Snow cycling is a blast. Get some big knobies,...

Snow cycling is a blast. Get some big knobies, use the granny gears and keep moving! MTBs rule plus winter riding is great for building stamina and balance. If you make it fun,you'll find a way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-03, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,355
Posted By JCM800

So, still shaving your legs this winter?

I don't think much has been said on shaving legs during the winter, so are you :)

Come on now, fess up!
Forum: Touring
12-19-03, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By JCM800

I don't quite care for wally's world products,...

I don't quite care for wally's world products, but it's nice to see someone overcome and improvise. That's what cycling is all about. Kudos to you!

Regards.
Forum: Touring
12-19-03, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By JCM800

Look for a good used C'dale MTB (hardtail). They...

Look for a good used C'dale MTB (hardtail). They are bulletproof and I plan on touring with one this upcoming spring. The MTB's sturdier build is made for saddlebags and with a rear moderate knobie...
12-11-03, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By JCM800

I've played a lot of hockey over the years and I...

I've played a lot of hockey over the years and I do balance exercises;but nothing can prepare you for riding on ice. I prefer snow.

Your best bet is some MTB armor (elbow and knee pads),since you...
Forum: Foo
12-11-03, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By JCM800

LMAO :D

LMAO :D
12-11-03, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By JCM800

The secret is to stay active in the winter and...

The secret is to stay active in the winter and drink lots of water,instead of reaching for food.

Ironically I just ate a container of Pringles :lol:

Regards.
12-04-03, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,277
Posted By JCM800

I use the regular long sleeve fitting shirts as a...

I use the regular long sleeve fitting shirts as a base coat when it's cold. Next is a thin wool sweater followed by a windbraker with the 6 and 1 that Nashbar makes (which is great around the neck)....
11-27-03, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,211
Posted By JCM800

It's no one's business what you ride,since they...

It's no one's business what you ride,since they aren't paying for it. People who have a life wouldn't care what you owned and would be more interested in the the fascinating life you live,up in...
11-19-03, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By JCM800

I ride long distance on both roads and off-road...

I ride long distance on both roads and off-road and my MTB is set up with a knobie on the rear wheel and slick up front.

Had I been using a road bike today,I would've been killed. I was...
Forum: Foo
11-17-03, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By JCM800

It would sure make someone look good if they were...

It would sure make someone look good if they were planning on getting into local politics.

Regards.
11-17-03, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By JCM800

I grew up riding bikes in a fairly large city and...

I grew up riding bikes in a fairly large city and there were no helmets. Has biking all of a sudden become more dangerous? I don't think so,but I think people are much more fearful and that's why...
11-16-03, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,888
Posted By JCM800

I couldn't agree more. Regards.

I couldn't agree more.

Regards.
Forum: Foo
11-16-03, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,429
Posted By JCM800

More along the lines of someone with right wing...

More along the lines of someone with right wing extremist views... ;)
11-15-03, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,946
Posted By JCM800

I don't know much about silk,but I bought some...

I don't know much about silk,but I bought some outasite navy blue thermal underwear that fits pretty snug and might work in a pinch situation :(

Regards.
Forum: Foo
11-15-03, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,429
Posted By JCM800

Oh yeah, David Cavity :lol: Some of...

Oh yeah, David Cavity :lol:



Some of the old shows were interesting,but I'm much happier not watching TV.



I still have a TV but never use it. Besides it isn't hooked up to an antenna...
Forum: Foo
11-15-03, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,429
Posted By JCM800

I stopped watching TV in '92 and don't miss it at...

I stopped watching TV in '92 and don't miss it at all. Instead I've replaced it with more reading, more riding and limited time on the internet.

What I've notice is that I don't feel like I'm...
Forum: Foo
11-15-03, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By JCM800

ronnie raygun,lol. It never ceases to amaze...

ronnie raygun,lol.

It never ceases to amaze me how many of these Hollywood types who play some sort of hero have never actually served in the military, like Stalone.

Marvin was certainly the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-03, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By JCM800

IMO all helmets offer marginal protection and no...

IMO all helmets offer marginal protection and no amount of design will improve it. When a rider crashes at speed any impact could easily result in a broken neck and fatal concussion. Football players...
11-14-03, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By JCM800

Maybe you can find someone that can hit those...

Maybe you can find someone that can hit those chrome wheels with a sandblaster. It will add an abrasive surface for your brakes to grab unto :lol:

BTW,nothing wrong with a department store or...
11-12-03, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By JCM800

You may have to break out with those studded snow...

You may have to break out with those studded snow tires,since anything can happen in Big Sky Country ;)

Regards.
11-11-03, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By JCM800

I think it's a wonderful idea and would be a nice...

I think it's a wonderful idea and would be a nice alternative to ebay,which I don't care for.

Regards.
11-11-03, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By JCM800

I wouldn't spend 2 grand or more on a bike unless...

I wouldn't spend 2 grand or more on a bike unless I was a pro-racer. It would definately not be AL. Instead I'd probably buy a Gitane or Gios frame and modified it to accept an 8-sp cassette and...
11-10-03, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By JCM800

Cyclists and Veteran's Day

I would like to wish all veteran cyclists a happy Veteran's Day (America) and Remembrance Day (Canada). Many thanks to all who have served (or are serving) in the:

USMC

US Army

US Navy
...
Forum: Foo
11-10-03, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By JCM800

Well said. Regards.

Well said.

Regards.
Forum: Foo
11-10-03, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By JCM800

I don't own a TV,but I'd think that any sports...

I don't own a TV,but I'd think that any sports channel would fit into the ME slot.

Regards.
Forum: Touring
11-06-03, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By JCM800

Because panniers stick out and get caught in...

Because panniers stick out and get caught in brush and other stuff,I use the top section of a rear rack,which is directly behind me and keeps my rear kit in-line with my body. Advanced land...
Forum: Foo
11-06-03, 05:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,150
Posted By JCM800

I think moderators should be able to delete a...

I think moderators should be able to delete a topic without having to spend more time explaining his/her action for doing so,which is why they're moderators.

Besides there was already a thread on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-03, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,839
Posted By JCM800

I think Cannondale rocks big time and I will...

I think Cannondale rocks big time and I will continue to buy their products.

I also love old Merciers and Gitanes,which were awesome rides.

Regards.
11-05-03, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,290
Posted By JCM800

I'm learning how to stitch and will be making my...

I'm learning how to stitch and will be making my own bike clothing out of burlap bags. I'm then going to sell it on eBay :lol:

Regards
11-05-03, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By JCM800

That's exactly what I was trying to say in my...

That's exactly what I was trying to say in my original post,but for some reason it didn't come out. Thx.

Regards.
11-04-03, 09:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,881
Posted By JCM800

Bike helmets are overpriced and probably cost 50...

Bike helmets are overpriced and probably cost 50 cents to make in China or Taiwan.

I found a thin light Kevlar blue helmet on Ebay for around $20. I think it's used for roller skating or blading....
11-04-03, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By JCM800

You're probably right. But had I been thinking, I...

You're probably right. But had I been thinking, I could have offered to strap her groceries to my MTB and help her haul them back to her place. I would've then returned with the spare bike and left a...
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