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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-04, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By Anastasia

With any bike you buy the fit is the thing. The...

With any bike you buy the fit is the thing. The advice of going with a "local" or relatively local dealer that works with either Serotta or Seven is good advice.

I am only 5' 2", and the vertical...
07-11-04, 06:45 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,781
Posted By Anastasia

Geez, why is obesity an epidemic? Hmmm,...

Geez, why is obesity an epidemic?

Hmmm, perhaps it is the overprocessed foods with added sugar and salt, combined with lives that have become overly sedentary, because Ford, Chevrolet, Honda and...
06-27-04, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Anastasia

For what it's worth, my coach recommends eating...

For what it's worth, my coach recommends eating at least 3hours before a race, any start time, and consuming under 500 calories. The ratio of carbs to protein should be at least 4 to 1.

This is...
06-27-04, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Anastasia

Closer to home

Like the Jittery Joe's rider that climbs like an angle and trounced what's his face, oh, yeh, Lance Armstrong in the Tour of Georgia? How about the working stiff team of Webcor, and Christine...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-02, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,790
Posted By Anastasia

If it "perfects the fit", I'm not sure that I see...

If it "perfects the fit", I'm not sure that I see the problem. The fit is the thing.

Perhaps someone else can shed some light on this, if there is light to be shed.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-02, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Anastasia

If you were getting into racing, or were short...

If you were getting into racing, or were short (like me) compact geometry makes sense.

But, as others have said here, the fit is THE THING. Also, will you be able to switch out the stem, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-02, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Anastasia

As for the why of your question...my ex-boyfriend...

As for the why of your question...my ex-boyfriend raced in the Clydesdale class (usually 200+ pounds, U.S.) and he swore by their stems due to their stifness, hope this helps.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-02, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Anastasia

I have a few questions..... I am hoping to...

I have a few questions.....

I am hoping to enter a duathalon or two next year, and have begun to run, one or two days a week.

However, after almost every run, I suffer terrible terrible pain in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-02, 07:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,510
Posted By Anastasia

I miss the sun terribly.......the chill so far...

I miss the sun terribly.......the chill so far doesn't faze me, I've got the right clothing...I have taken to decking out the bike like a Christmas tree, and am buying illumiNITE jacket and long...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-02, 06:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,789
Posted By Anastasia

Because I absolutely love it. I am complete on my...

Because I absolutely love it. I am complete on my bicycle. All is right with the world when I am on my bike - even when climbing monster hills.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-02, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,265
Posted By Anastasia

Spirit - Welcome to the wild world of road...

Spirit -

Welcome to the wild world of road cycling. You will find all sorts here, racers, relaxers, and recreational riders.

The biggest thing is to do what YOU can, without killing yourself at...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-02, 08:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,316
Posted By Anastasia

The best road bike......... a Seven of course....

The best road bike......... a Seven of course. However, you can't go wrong with Waterford, IF, Calfee, Serotta, Bianchi, Colnogo.

Actually, the best thing is to find a bike that not only fits, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-02, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Anastasia

Welcome to the roadie world October Blue! ...

Welcome to the roadie world October Blue!

Soon you too will be completing centuries in under 7 hours, and entering duatholons just because!

Welcome to the bright side of the moon.
07-05-02, 06:48 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,674
Posted By Anastasia

Mashimaro- I kinda had to go custom. I am...

Mashimaro-

I kinda had to go custom. I am height challenged. Plus, i figured if I was going to plop down all that money (either way), I might as well go custom.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-02, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By Anastasia

Congrats Betta...I will be doing my first century...

Congrats Betta...I will be doing my first century in August!
07-03-02, 07:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,547
Posted By Anastasia

nice eye candy - that's for sure. I love looking...

nice eye candy - that's for sure. I love looking a bicycles! - I suppose it is the simple things.....
07-03-02, 07:32 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,674
Posted By Anastasia

P.S. Mashimaro - for as much riding that I am...

P.S. Mashimaro - for as much riding that I am doing, and the centuries that are coming up, it is worth every penny - cause it rides like a dream~ plus, it is classic and beautifully and carefully...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-02, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,040
Posted By Anastasia

wow - perhaps the weather gods, goddess' have...

wow - perhaps the weather gods, goddess' have switched the northeast ohio weather with that of florida. Ah well, all this sweatin makes me a better rider.

4th day of 90F temps,
humidity ranging...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-02, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By Anastasia

I own it. Though there are two things I would...

I own it. Though there are two things I would change - hand made wheels, and upgrade the componentry from the mix it is currently to all campy.

seven cycles alaris ti custom frame
wound up...
Forum: Introductions
06-21-02, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Anastasia

Welcome to the forum! I was looking through the...

Welcome to the forum! I was looking through the latest Cycle Sport and loved some of the photos they had in there from the 60's and such. I expect that we will learn much from you!

Welcome again.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-02, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By Anastasia

Litespeed is welded in Taiwan. I am not sure...

Litespeed is welded in Taiwan. I am not sure about LeMond, if this is something that matters to you email them.

I emailed all the manufacturer's I was interested in before I ever laid down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-02, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By Anastasia

Dax - In the age of the internet, my next...

Dax -

In the age of the internet, my next idea is definately "low - tech" but has merits - the classifieds in your local newspapers as well as any local bicycling "magazine" where I live, we have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-02, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By Anastasia

My recommendation, the Bianchi by far - Italian...

My recommendation, the Bianchi by far - Italian made vs. Taiwan made Giant.

Have you given any thought to buyin a used bicycle? You might be able to find a well - made used bicycle in your price...
06-19-02, 08:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,547
Posted By Anastasia

Here is the Seven...... I hope, I think....

Here is the Seven...... I hope, I think....
Forum: Introductions
06-16-02, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Anastasia

Welcome to the Forums SpinChick! I live in...

Welcome to the Forums SpinChick!

I live in Ohio, but was born in New Jersey, and was bit by the bicycle bug back in 1989, but have recently begun to get serious about it again.

I have gleened...
06-10-02, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By Anastasia

Hi again. I don't think I was clear. In a...

Hi again.

I don't think I was clear. In a week which ran from May 25 - June 1 I rode 128 miles, not in one day, in one week. I then couldn't get on the bike again for 4 days.

I found out from...
06-07-02, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By Anastasia

Muscles so Stiff & Tight, I could hardly move.

Hi y'all - I need some advice here.

Okay - my first week back on the bike after the van incident was May 25 - June 1. I put 128 miles on the bike and was feeling good. I also took 2 rest days in...
06-05-02, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,178
Posted By Anastasia

LittleBig & Spire: Gradually, the fear will...

LittleBig & Spire:

Gradually, the fear will subside, especially with the more I am on the road. However, because I did read the thread on mirrors when I was "laid up" - I am getting a mirror which...
06-02-02, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By Anastasia

I agree. However, what I term "Sunday cyclists"...

I agree. However, what I term "Sunday cyclists" don't help the cause. I was riding mid-week in the late morning (since I am currently jobless), and I saw a woman (without a helmet) on a bike with one...
06-02-02, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,178
Posted By Anastasia

The roads here vary widely. The well-paved roads...

The roads here vary widely. The well-paved roads have more traffic. The country roads are bad in that there are sharp turns, low visibility, and the cars really speed on the back roads. I'm in the...
05-23-02, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Anastasia

mike - It is rather incredible isn't it that...

mike -

It is rather incredible isn't it that a person with numerous DUI's and DWI's can CONTINUE to drive. It is utterly rediculous. I mean, how many rehab's does a person need to go to in order...
05-20-02, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,490
Posted By Anastasia

My current local bike shop is a most excellent...

My current local bike shop is a most excellent place to visit. or to email questions to. It's called Hubbub Custom Cycle Shop, and they only sell custom made frames from Seven Cycles, Calfee,...
05-20-02, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By Anastasia

I suck too much wheel still to be considered...

I suck too much wheel still to be considered competitive. Though I do compete with myself, especially to keep my cadence high. I can't wait to get back on my bike though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-02, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Anastasia

As has been said, everyone falls with new...

As has been said, everyone falls with new clipless, the first time I fell was in the parking lot of my apartment complex. A woman in a car, passed me, then stopped right in front of me, I stop, fall,...
05-12-02, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Anastasia

Oceanrider - I'm glad too hear that you are okay....

Oceanrider - I'm glad too hear that you are okay. God's graces are many indeed. That being said, the LBS shouldn't have even let the bike out the door without checking every bolt.

A good quick...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-02, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Anastasia

What a bummer! Sorry to hear the bad news. Going...

What a bummer! Sorry to hear the bad news. Going back to the drawing board however holds potential for a better bike at a better price - you just never know.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-02, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Anastasia

Here is a helpful link: ...

Here is a helpful link:

www.hubbub.com/sizing_soapbox.htm

Your back should be straight. With pedals in the 3 and 9 position, you should be able to drop a plumb line from your knee down through...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-02, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Anastasia

Amir - I'm in agreement with with...

Amir -

I'm in agreement with with Velocipedio (pretty much) on this one. Keep your money in Canada instead of getting something made in Taiwan.

I would suggest trying to upgrade the componentry...
05-11-02, 07:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,987
Posted By Anastasia

Marty, Tsk, Tsk about not sharing utopia...

Marty,

Tsk, Tsk about not sharing utopia with the loves of your lives!

Anyway Marty, I definately believe in the mantra "Recycle, Reuse, Reduce" - and I have some cool ideas about what can be...
05-10-02, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Anastasia

I like it! Thanks for your little thread bentrox!

I like it! Thanks for your little thread bentrox!
05-10-02, 01:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,987
Posted By Anastasia

Geez, how quickly the discussion deteriorates...

Geez, how quickly the discussion deteriorates into killing vegetarians and cannibalism........

My motto is "Live and Let Live"...... Anyway, I would have two jobs on our island utopia....
...
05-10-02, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By Anastasia

I agree. These Segway's will accelerate the...

I agree. These Segway's will accelerate the fattening of America. It's nuts, I can almost see the next headline....

Road Rage on the Sidewalks....Segway involved in hit and scoot accident with a...
05-09-02, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Anastasia

Rather interesting bentrox! And what an...

Rather interesting bentrox! And what an interesting looking mean machine.... the lawnmower I mean...:roflmao:

I am inspired however to post a pic of myself upon taking delivery of my Seven Cycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-02, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Anastasia

Is the geometry on the bike custom to you? The...

Is the geometry on the bike custom to you? The better the fit, the better the ride, and the better you will preform on the bike.

Just my pennies worth....

PeacePedals
05-03-02, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,741
Posted By Anastasia

Wow, I think I will have to go over to...

Wow,

I think I will have to go over to Denmark! The scent of tulips in the air!

PeacePedals
05-03-02, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By Anastasia

MadCat - I understand what you say, but I...

MadCat -

I understand what you say, but I don't believe it is as simple as not wanting to get hit.

I -prior to the accident - didn't jump on my bike every day, just aching for all the hassles...
05-03-02, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Anastasia

Oxy - I will look up the original thread....

Oxy -

I will look up the original thread. Thanks.

PeacePedals
04-26-02, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By Anastasia

Rob - Riding for me is like breathing air. I...

Rob -

Riding for me is like breathing air. I am actually pretty irritable (since I haven't been able to ride or work out) and am thankful that I currently live alone - because I am sure that one...
04-26-02, 10:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,741
Posted By Anastasia

Wabbit - It was me that was hit by a van...

Wabbit -

It was me that was hit by a van (which was driven by an uninsured motorist) and I am recovering.

I hope to be back in the saddle no later than June 1, 2002.
04-25-02, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Anastasia

I GOTTA READ ASPHALT NATION!!!!! I agree...

I GOTTA READ ASPHALT NATION!!!!!

I agree with all the points in this thread started.

I have been yelled at , and honked at by many an idiot in this state.
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