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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Joat

Just can't resist this...

Just can't resist this (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/real-man.html)
07-27-04, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Joat

My only comment on a hitch is unless you have a...

My only comment on a hitch is unless you have a fairly new car, have the work done for you. I just put a hitch on my van, and ended up at a friends house because he had an air wrench and about 40...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Joat

Armadillos rule! I went from frequent flats to...

Armadillos rule!
I went from frequent flats to no flats for the last 1500 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Joat

Brrrooooookkkkssssss! Brooks B17 saddle, best...

Brrrooooookkkkssssss!
Brooks B17 saddle, best buy I ever made.
Tried any number of saddles. Always started getting painful after 50 miles or so.
I can ride 100+ on a brooks and feel great.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 07:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,577
Posted By Joat

LoL!!!! Lets look at "Roadies" as a group... ...

LoL!!!!
Lets look at "Roadies" as a group...

Lycra outfits
Shaved legs
crew / buz haircuts or shaved heads

Gosh, does this ring any bells for anyone?

hell, with the road shoes on, we even...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-04, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Joat

very nice indeed!

very nice indeed!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-04, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,259
Posted By Joat

I gotta go with the Brooks Saddle. Makes a HUGE...

I gotta go with the Brooks Saddle. Makes a HUGE difference in comfort.
07-21-04, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By Joat

Trek 7100 is a fine bike for where you are and...

Trek 7100 is a fine bike for where you are and what you plan to do. It's generally a good idea to go low when you start. When you outgrow your hybrid (if you do) you will need a lot more than a...
07-21-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,626
Posted By Joat

I found this a little surprising.

I found this a little surprising.
07-20-04, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By Joat

This one...

This one (http://www.velonews.com/tour2004/details/articles/6594.0.html)?
Forum: Commuting
07-20-04, 09:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,016
Posted By Joat

I have to confess to being a bit confused. I...

I have to confess to being a bit confused. I weigh in at 245 and am 6'2". I ride a LeMond nevada city, and have put over 2000 miles on this summer so far. and probably 1000 miles last fall which is...
Forum: Introductions
07-19-04, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Joat

Hey Str8shooter. Here are some bike clubs for...

Hey Str8shooter.
Here are some bike clubs for you to look at.
I'm sure there are more but these are ones I know about.

Big Wheels Bike Club (http://www.bwbc.bfn.org/)
Buffalo Bicycling Club...
07-16-04, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Joat

I'm wore out from wreading this underwear wrapup!

I'm wore out from wreading this underwear wrapup!
07-16-04, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By Joat

Just picked up the Yakima KingPin. I plan on...

Just picked up the Yakima KingPin. I plan on trying it tonight. All the bikes are full size: two trek 4100's, two trek 4300's and my LeMond.
Once the youngest is old enough to be in a trailer, I...
07-15-04, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By Joat

Ok, I have it down to 3 racks. Any Real life...

Ok, I have it down to 3 racks.
Any Real life experience or comments would be appreciated on these.

Saris T-RAX Pro 5 bike

Yakima KingPin 5 Bike Rack

Thule Hitching Post Pro 5 Bike

Thanks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-04, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Joat

Very nice site indeed. Thanks

Very nice site indeed.
Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-04, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Joat

Sure, it might be better, but don't count on the...

Sure, it might be better, but don't count on the weatherman letting you know! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-04, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Joat

Do you yell at the weather forecast?

I really need to stop doing this. But it makes me crazy when they give the weather forecast and neglect to mention windspeed and direction! I mean, doesn't everyone care about windspeed and...
07-08-04, 09:49 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,785
Posted By Joat

If a "six pack" is good, isn't a "twelve pack"...

If a "six pack" is good, isn't a "twelve pack" better? Drink Guinness, it's good for you!
07-08-04, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Joat

Clydesdales rule! 230 is sooOooOOo lightweight....

Clydesdales rule!
230 is sooOooOOo lightweight.
Welcome to the forums. :)
Forum: Introductions
07-07-04, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Joat

Check here...

Check here (http://www.gbnrtc.org/downloads.htm#Maps) as well, latest Rails to trails maps, including the Erie / Ontario area on the Canadian side.
07-06-04, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By Joat

Trailer is an option that I had not considered. ...

Trailer is an option that I had not considered. I was under the impression that a trailer would be a lot more expensive than a rack. Sounds interesting though.
07-02-04, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By Joat

Hitch bike rack for 5+ bikes. looking for recommendation

Hey all.
I could use some help / recommendations on what bike rack to buy.
I have up to 7 bikes to transport (too many kids) and I figure a combination of roof rack and trailor hitch racks can do...
06-28-04, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By Joat

41 and getting younger every day...

41 and getting younger every day...
06-14-04, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By Joat

Congrats!, keep on trucking.

Congrats!, keep on trucking.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-04, 07:12 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 22,166
Posted By Joat

Armadillo tires! I'm much faster now that I...

Armadillo tires! I'm much faster now that I don't have to stop every 50 miles...
After that I would have to say clipless. I finally sucumbed to the temptation, and it was worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-04, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Joat

They all work... use the bike you like the...

They all work...
use the bike you like the most.
Avoid potholes.
have fun ;)
Forum: Touring
06-10-04, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Joat

Which portion? I ride the lockport to...

Which portion?
I ride the lockport to middleport section now and then.

For the most part you can count on pavement or fine crush gavel. Great for MTB, and not too bad for road bikes if you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By Joat

I lost my previous bike (and my wifes) as we sat...

I lost my previous bike (and my wifes) as we sat down to lunch at a wendy's. The bikes were against the glass, literally about 3 inches away from us through the window. Two kids ran up, hopped on...
06-10-04, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,447
Posted By Joat

DOH!, I had just found that information. you...

DOH!, I had just found that information. you beat me to it ron m :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By Joat

Thanks... :) The wife and I are still in...

Thanks... :)

The wife and I are still in shock
06-10-04, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Joat

I wear The above shoes as well. The Sonoma's are...

I wear The above shoes as well. The Sonoma's are comfortable, walk well, and clip in nicely. Pretty stiff sole for a MTB which is great, but not so stiff that you walk like a duck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 08:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By Joat

I WISH it caused infertility! 18, 16, 13, 10...

I WISH it caused infertility!

18, 16, 13, 10 and Number five was due two days ago (which is why I didn't commute to work today).

Way too many kids.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,193
Posted By Joat

Thinking?

Thinking?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Joat

Armadillo's and be damned the cost! You will...

Armadillo's and be damned the cost!
You will never regret it.
Nimbus is what I got my son for his mountain bike. They simply can't be beat.
I'm using the All conditions on my road bike.
Armadillo...
06-10-04, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Joat

Ouch is right!

Ouch is right!
06-10-04, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Joat

LoL. I just ordered 6 of them! I hope they...

LoL. I just ordered 6 of them!
I hope they work...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 05:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By Joat

I've been hearing this "Brooks" argument a lot,...

I've been hearing this "Brooks" argument a lot, but does the Brooks saddle address the issue of wider Sit bones? I'm pretty sure most of my problems are because my saddle is not wide enough.
Forum: Touring
06-09-04, 05:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,928
Posted By Joat

Armadillo's RULE! It's amazing how much you...

Armadillo's RULE!
It's amazing how much you don't miss changing those flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-04, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Joat

I'm sold. Definately gonna spread my love...

I'm sold. Definately gonna spread my love around.

Thanks for all the input folks.
Forum: Foo
06-08-04, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 705
Posted By Joat

Tell him you cut it 3 times,and it's still too...

Tell him you cut it 3 times,and it's still too short
Forum: Commuting
06-08-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,722
Posted By Joat

Common misconception. Lights are not triggered...

Common misconception.
Lights are not triggered by weight. They are actually use induction changes.
Just put your bike over the squiggly line where they lay the wire down under the pavement.
Forum: Foo
06-08-04, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Joat

Gotta love a good sense of humor.

Gotta love a good sense of humor.
06-08-04, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,910
Posted By Joat

Dunno about Biodiesel, but I get about 60 miles...

Dunno about Biodiesel, but I get about 60 miles to the burger atm...
06-08-04, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By Joat

nah, Pain is good. lets you know you are still...

nah, Pain is good. lets you know you are still alive.
Keep those joints moving, best thing you can do.
Forum: Commuting
06-08-04, 05:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,722
Posted By Joat

Rolling stop (illegal) is where you slow down as...

Rolling stop (illegal) is where you slow down as you approach the stop sign, then roll on through instead of coming to a complete stop.
Forum: Commuting
06-08-04, 04:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,722
Posted By Joat

In the USA at least, you are legally obligated to...

In the USA at least, you are legally obligated to follow all the rules of the road pertaining to stop signs and traffic signals.
Having said that, "most" bikers will slow for stop signs and stop if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-04, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Joat

Don't forget "Look at all the pretty little...

Don't forget "Look at all the pretty little lights".
06-08-04, 04:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,077
Posted By Joat

No Names! ;) And for the record, I'm an...

No Names! ;)

And for the record, I'm an Ultra Geek Programmer, about as far from an English major as you can get. If I need to write a proper document, I ask my wife for help. I do speak fluent...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-04, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Joat

Thanks for the recommendations. Ordering today...

Thanks for the recommendations. Ordering today so it's here by the weekend I hope ;)
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