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Forum: Touring
07-07-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By countdowntolife

Any mapping tips? As in ideas on how to pick a...

Any mapping tips? As in ideas on how to pick a good route. I think that is what worries me the most. Getting lost.
Forum: Touring
07-07-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By countdowntolife

Thanks guys. I'm shooting for a two month ride......

Thanks guys. I'm shooting for a two month ride... Two and a half at the max... I may have to move my route around. This whole idea is new to me.
Forum: Touring
07-07-11, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By countdowntolife

Living the dream...

It's been years since I've been on here! But here is a quick question. I'm thinking about crossing this amazing country on a bike. My first step is picking a date. When would be the best time of year...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,345
Posted By countdowntolife

Seriously works.

Seriously works.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,688
Posted By countdowntolife

You need to ask yourself how much money you would...

You need to ask yourself how much money you would like to invest in the sport. If you are someone that always likes the best, you should consider a Carbon Frame with Ultegra components so you don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-07, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,489
Posted By countdowntolife

This is high class. I have it in lime green....

This is high class. I have it in lime green. Suede is the way to go. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By countdowntolife

Seriously you might want to learn how to do...

Seriously you might want to learn how to do that... I thought everyone learned how to change tubes like when they were 10 years old or something. My parents always made me do it. But honestly if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By countdowntolife

A older man was hit by a school bus side mirror...

A older man was hit by a school bus side mirror recently here. It killed him on the spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 02:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,686
Posted By countdowntolife

It is not eBays fault at all. The person selling...

It is not eBays fault at all. The person selling the item is 100% in charge of shipping. It cost me $60 to get my bike here and that wasn't correct at all. I work in a RV shipping department and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By countdowntolife

I like doing sprints like this. Pick a goal with...

I like doing sprints like this. Pick a goal with your eyes and sprint till you get there. I can ride out of the sadle for much longer now.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 09:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,718
Posted By countdowntolife

That is so lame. I can't count how many times...

That is so lame. I can't count how many times people yell at me to get on the actual sidewalk. It's rediculous. The lame thing is that the kid will always think his father was right. I'm he'll grow...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By countdowntolife

When I first started riding I thought "Ah, it's...

When I first started riding I thought "Ah, it's so touchy, I am going to crash and die". I did crash. But! I didn't die. The more you spend on your bike the more familiar you'll become with it. Now I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,510
Posted By countdowntolife

I was involved in long distant running for 7...

I was involved in long distant running for 7 years and I was always told by my coach to run on the asphalt instead of the side walk. And we were always supposed to run against traffic. I am not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,513
Posted By countdowntolife

Well now atleast I know if I ever want to kill...

Well now atleast I know if I ever want to kill someone and get away with it I can hit them with a car. This is bull crap. Taking a life is taking a life. T
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By countdowntolife

Loops are cool... 2.7 is a short loop for sure......

Loops are cool... 2.7 is a short loop for sure... And doing that loop five times a week must get boring... Especially if you have been doing it for 7 months. Go out there and just ride around more....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,759
Posted By countdowntolife

Cycling is fun. I never take it too seriously,...

Cycling is fun. I never take it too seriously, unless there is something wrong with my bike. But yesterday I genually had a great time riding by myself.:D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By countdowntolife

I was talking to a guy at a lbs around here and...

I was talking to a guy at a lbs around here and he was telling me to avoid that because I don't have the best components at this time. He said that can wear down these parts fast. +1
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,866
Posted By countdowntolife

Your pedals would hit first. I was taking a turn...

Your pedals would hit first. I was taking a turn pretty sharp last night and passing someone at the same time so I was pedaling (not smart idea) while turning and my show and pedal scarped. But I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,433
Posted By countdowntolife

I ride some decent sized hills but I have never...

I ride some decent sized hills but I have never been on rolling hills. I think rolling would be a lot harder because you would have to change gears so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 964
Posted By countdowntolife

I thought this "THE STICK" thing was a joke. I...

I thought this "THE STICK" thing was a joke. I get sore sometimes after long rides but nothing that a little streching won't get rid of. Do you strech before and after riding? I notice a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By countdowntolife

Indoors would be way more boring. I think being...

Indoors would be way more boring. I think being outside keeps you going because you actually have to finish and there is more to look at. And you can coast if you want. Coasting on a stationary would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,184
Posted By countdowntolife

Too bad it didn't nail him in the head.:D

Too bad it didn't nail him in the head.:D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By countdowntolife

Why would it matter if he sounded gay or not...

Why would it matter if he sounded gay or not anyways?

I was having this problem for a while. But it was just something that went away after I started riding more. Sounds like a bummer. And it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 09:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,558
Posted By countdowntolife

I like the idea a lot.:D

I like the idea a lot.:D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-07, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By countdowntolife

BUMP!:D

BUMP!:D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By countdowntolife

www.mapmyride.com (http://www.mapmyride.com)...

www.mapmyride.com (http://www.mapmyride.com) shows every road possible... Or go to google earth and get directions from one location to another. You can select an option that will find a route with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By countdowntolife

There is a possibility these are actual buyers....

There is a possibility these are actual buyers. The bike I got off eBay was one of m only purchases ever off eBay. So maybe they are opening their first account just to get a bike. Or maybe they want...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By countdowntolife

Well.... What if it does kill you?

Well.... What if it does kill you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,570
Posted By countdowntolife

You don't smoke and ride? ...

You don't smoke and ride?






Neither do I :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By countdowntolife

Ha. That's horrible.

Ha. That's horrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,337
Posted By countdowntolife

Lame... Dey Took ur Juuurbs!

Lame... Dey Took ur Juuurbs!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
Posted By countdowntolife

Yes. It rained like at 1am. That was when we were...

Yes. It rained like at 1am. That was when we were riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,746
Posted By countdowntolife

Isn't it in every state? And does anyone fallow...

Isn't it in every state? And does anyone fallow this law? Walk down there streets of any city/town and I am sure you'll see at least one dog off a leash. No one fallows it because no one enforces it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By countdowntolife

I have never been doored but I had a close call...

I have never been doored but I had a close call with a car. It was scary stuff. I was riding on the far right of the road a while back and a lady yelled at me to get out of the way. It's crazy what...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,746
Posted By countdowntolife

It would melt the poor things face off. :eek:

It would melt the poor things face off. :eek:
09-06-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,220
Posted By countdowntolife

I am sure he has thought about what he is going...

I am sure he has thought about what he is going to carry on the account that he has thought about buying a bag.... Duh?
09-06-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 446,866
Posted By countdowntolife

Alkaline Trio right now. Holla.

Alkaline Trio right now. Holla.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By countdowntolife

Avoid pot holes.

Avoid pot holes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,746
Posted By countdowntolife

I would be way freaked out if a dog chased me. I...

I would be way freaked out if a dog chased me. I have been charged by dogs while running before. Scary.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,419
Posted By countdowntolife

My friends and I get yelled at, or have something...

My friends and I get yelled at, or have something thrown at us, whether it is a cigarette or a water bottle, every time we ride. It is horrible. But nothing like this has ever happened to any of us....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,696
Posted By countdowntolife

I rode with a guy who was literly drunk. We led...

I rode with a guy who was literly drunk. We led the small group ride the whole time and he wasn't afriad to bomb the hills as fast as he could. We were booking it. When we got back he was totally...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,665
Posted By countdowntolife

If your bike can hold you it can hold its own...

If your bike can hold you it can hold its own weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,257
Posted By countdowntolife

[quote=Psimet2001;5202906]You could always ride...

[quote=Psimet2001;5202906]You could always ride naked. [QUOTE]

YES!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By countdowntolife

I heard Ice Wax is good. I need to pick some up...

I heard Ice Wax is good. I need to pick some up since I rode in the rain a couple times.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By countdowntolife

ride naked.

ride naked.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,188
Posted By countdowntolife

+100000000

+100000000
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 10:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,188
Posted By countdowntolife

I load my bike into my car nearly everyday unless...

I load my bike into my car nearly everyday unless I want to ride alone. If I want to ride alone I just take off from my house and ride out in the boonies. But if I want to ride with my friends I head...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,094
Posted By countdowntolife

Yeah, prevent oxidization. I have never waxed my...

Yeah, prevent oxidization. I have never waxed my bike. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,716
Posted By countdowntolife

That's nuts. I would be so scared.

That's nuts. I would be so scared.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 09:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,716
Posted By countdowntolife

She drove away as I sat on the side of the road.

She drove away as I sat on the side of the road.
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