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Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,414
Posted By Maj.Taylor

What tires for a century? Bicycle tires!...

What tires for a century? Bicycle tires! :roflmao:
(Oh, and given the sort of question you've asked, I might advise you to make certain they're inflated.)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,277
Posted By Maj.Taylor

WRONG! And it's far from theory.

WRONG! And it's far from theory.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,277
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Good to now know I've been "insane" for the last...

Good to now know I've been "insane" for the last 25 years. Can someone spell P-A-R-A-N-O-I-D? (Jeesh, can I?) Carry a lock on a ride? Thanks for the morning's laugh. (Seriously, in 25 years of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,931
Posted By Maj.Taylor

With someone using a setup like that on a racing...

With someone using a setup like that on a racing bike, I think I came back to the wrong forums. Suggestions? Buy a girlie bike so you can mount w/o lifting your legs, and also have a completely...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,039
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Go back and read my posting. It said I might be...

Go back and read my posting. It said I might be back after a bit of a break from the stupidity often seen overflowing here. So, there is nothing inconsistent in my posting a couple of times again....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,039
Posted By Maj.Taylor

I have ridden with CO2 cartridges exclusively for...

I have ridden with CO2 cartridges exclusively for at least 15 years now--with zero problems and super-fast tire changes. There's no way in hell I'd ever go back to a frame pump of any kind.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 09:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,975
Posted By Maj.Taylor

And what's your point? :)

And what's your point? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Maj.Taylor

I've done the Performance ride countless times....

I've done the Performance ride countless times. It's an excellent and very hard training ride. Sailor is spot on--no prisoners are taken on that ride. That said, if you are not a [very] strong rider,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 09:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,975
Posted By Maj.Taylor

You should seriously consider attending coaching...

You should seriously consider attending coaching clinics and/or training camps. I can very highly recommend the one below in my sig--AthletiCamps. Click on the name. It's an active link to their web...
Forum: Foo
11-29-04, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By Maj.Taylor

"No time to say, 'Hello,'...."

I'm outta here (except for occasional lurking, maybe). I can no longer bear the inanity of the vast majority of postings.
11-29-04, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By Maj.Taylor

You might want to review the most recent thread...

You might want to review the most recent thread about riding rollers in the Road forum. (Sorry, but I simply refuse to retype the advice I offered there.)
11-29-04, 10:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,935
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Let technology change. I very much doubt my...

Let technology change. I very much doubt my titanium quill stem will ever need replacing.
11-29-04, 10:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,935
Posted By Maj.Taylor

It will take something most profound for me to...

It will take something most profound for me to buy another road frame. I bought my present bike with the thought of it being the last very much in mind. But that's also why I bought titanium. And so...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-04, 07:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,361
Posted By Maj.Taylor

My first thought, too. :)

My first thought, too. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-04, 07:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,226
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Your pic of the Moon has me really missing...

Your pic of the Moon has me really missing beautiful lugs on a frame. Tig welding? Bah, humbug!
11-29-04, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Maj.Taylor

I have. That's why I take them.

I have. That's why I take them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-04, 07:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,571
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Armstrong? You mean Neil Armstrong?! Cool!!!

Armstrong? You mean Neil Armstrong?! Cool!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-04, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Why? Higher mark-ups and fatter profit margins,...

Why? Higher mark-ups and fatter profit margins, and more "wear and tear" parts replacements.

Oh, and your grandfather was right, wasn't he? :) I see far more analog than digital watches 30+ years...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-04, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Although others obviously have a very different...

Although others obviously have a very different opinion, to me it matters not only who the "first loser" of any TdF might be, but even who the lantern rouge might be. As a rider and one who knows...
11-29-04, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Indeed, what was I thinking? I hang my head in...

Indeed, what was I thinking? I hang my head in shame. (Oh, the humiliation.)
11-29-04, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Not off-topic at all. Yes, they will mask a small...

Not off-topic at all. Yes, they will mask a small measure of discomfort. That is why I sometimes take either aspirin or ibuprofen before a hard ride. As for blood-thinning from aspirin, that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-04, 10:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,259
Posted By Maj.Taylor

I've seen too many people who think they have to...

I've seen too many people who think they have to prove something on any given training ride. However, there are many [nice] ways to prove your unmistakable superiority. Fellow cyclists (racers or...
11-28-04, 09:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,455
Posted By Maj.Taylor

For those of us who believe Tyler... ...

For those of us who believe Tyler...

http://www.believetyler.org/
11-28-04, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Pantani never wore the Yellow Jersey into Paris.

Pantani never wore the Yellow Jersey into Paris.
11-28-04, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Not to dispute you because my memory is not solid...

Not to dispute you because my memory is not solid about this, but I thought they had removed caffeine entirely. Maybe it was another sports sanctioning body.
11-28-04, 08:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,671
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Regardless of who the person is, there is seldom...

Regardless of who the person is, there is seldom anyone in their life capable of understanding just how awful deep clinical depression really feels. When Pantani's depression became a ponderous...
11-28-04, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Maj.Taylor

What does he lose by saying that? Nothing. Those...

What does he lose by saying that? Nothing. Those who believe otherwise will continue to believe. Those who would like his endorsement of their opinion regarding Lance get the validation they want....
11-28-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Indeed, a very fine rider and with beautiful form...

Indeed, a very fine rider and with beautiful form on the bike. I'll not forget the mountain stage where he fought to minimize his losses [to Delgado, I think?], rode at his absolute physical and...
11-24-04, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Regarding Jan's comments: I guess doing speed and...

Regarding Jan's comments: I guess doing speed and getting caught is training hard. I guess entering virtually every season 20 or more pounds overweight is also hard training. And, being 10 pounds...
11-24-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,975
Posted By Maj.Taylor

I may well be wrong, but I thought significant...

I may well be wrong, but I thought significant contract problems were standing in the way. But yes, I know Lance wants him very badly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Maj.Taylor

You might reconsider that stance, at least until...

You might reconsider that stance, at least until you compute your BFI. If it's too high, it really doesn't matter what you'd like to do. It becomes a matter of what you really should do--if you want...
Forum: Recumbent
11-24-04, 08:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,504
Posted By Maj.Taylor

I'll offer the advice given me many moons ago:...

I'll offer the advice given me many moons ago: "Stop riding over stuff!" And guess what...it works! But yes, some tires are easier to puncture than others. However, I ride tires most think are easily...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By Maj.Taylor

And that is different from your "normal" cadence?...

And that is different from your "normal" cadence? Hmmm....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Weak?! You mean I might actually speak to a human...

Weak?! You mean I might actually speak to a human being?!!! I think someone has been on the net too long. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 802
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Roads.

Roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By Maj.Taylor

There may well be merit to what they said. I...

There may well be merit to what they said. I would not immediately dismiss it. 120 rpm up a big hill does sound quite a bit high, for almost anyone. For most riders, a drop of cadence into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,214
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Only a true poseur would spell it "posure." ...

Only a true poseur would spell it "posure." (Just kidding. ;) )
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-04, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,214
Posted By Maj.Taylor

:eek: Please speak only for yourself!

:eek:
Please speak only for yourself!
11-24-04, 07:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,349
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Although mentioned near the bottom on the linked...

Although mentioned near the bottom on the linked page of Phil-ism's, I've always been partial to his oft-made comment about crashes: "And the other riders are falling in sympathy!" (Now, I always...
11-23-04, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Maj.Taylor

No. At one point, some OTC analgesics contained...

No. At one point, some OTC analgesics contained caffeine which may have triggered a positive if you'd taken TONS of one of those, but caffeine was removed from the prohibited substances list sometime...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-04, 12:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,259
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Yes. Yes, or followed the group's lead. It was...

Yes. Yes, or followed the group's lead. It was not your ride, but you certainly [mis]behaved as if it was. And, you started it, not someone else.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-04, 12:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,801
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Did someone say something about "scientific or...

Did someone say something about "scientific or medical" information being used? However, do I understand anecdotes from 15-25 years ago are being used by this individual for their supporting...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-04, 08:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,801
Posted By Maj.Taylor

This is one posting which should be fully...

This is one posting which should be fully ignored. More BS, fear, ignorance, and bias here than throughout the rest of today's yet-to-be-seen forum postings. Based on the [dis]information chosen to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-04, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,020
Posted By Maj.Taylor

North Face Windstopper -- not cheap; very thin;...

North Face Windstopper -- not cheap; very thin; Gore-tex; warm down to virtually any temp with the addition of various liners; attractive enough for wear off the bike, too; best winter glove I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-04, 07:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,801
Posted By Maj.Taylor

:eek: I assumed I'd heard every possible stupid...

:eek: I assumed I'd heard every possible stupid idea somewhere in these forums. Teaches me [again] not to assume. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-04, 05:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,801
Posted By Maj.Taylor

The in-office procedure is no big deal. Hell, it...

The in-office procedure is no big deal. Hell, it even seemed too easy! I was back on the bike within a week. A shot or two of a local painkiller in just the right spot or two, and you're out of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-04, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Maj.Taylor

If you can find a set of Kreitlers anywhere,...

If you can find a set of Kreitlers anywhere, compare the two. Then make up your mind for yourself. I say that to preceed what I think. Granted, it is only my opinion, but I feel cheaper rollers...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-04, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By Maj.Taylor

Why do you think someone is locking their knees...

Why do you think someone is locking their knees into place?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-04, 09:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,939
Posted By Maj.Taylor

You know, I'd never thought about that. Some of...

You know, I'd never thought about that. Some of those super-light pure climbers have been known to get caught on the downhill side of a decent climb. It might especially be applicable for races that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,638
Posted By Maj.Taylor

No, I didn't! I fully missed what you were...

No, I didn't! I fully missed what you were saying! How dare you say I missed only one point when I'm entirely off the mark! :)
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