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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By taz13

I just bought the '08 Specialized Roubaix Elite...

I just bought the '08 Specialized Roubaix Elite (all carbon) and I love it !
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,708
Posted By taz13

I never encountered a squirrel...but I did have a...

I never encountered a squirrel...but I did have a racoon dart across the trail I was riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,908
Posted By taz13

Love these bikes!!! I'm fairly new to road bikes...

Love these bikes!!! I'm fairly new to road bikes and since my LBS doesn't carry them I had to settle for a Specialized Roubaix Elite.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,712
Posted By taz13

Thanks Razor. Clipping in and out is actually...

Thanks Razor. Clipping in and out is actually alot easier than I thought. I initially fell cuz I wasn't moving. Just tried clipping in while holding on but kinda forgot I had to clip out when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,712
Posted By taz13

The garage def needs a new paint job. I'm fairly...

The garage def needs a new paint job. I'm fairly new to this, so I was curious what "flip-it" meant as well.

beoba....good observation. I use regular bottles. The holders do flex. Was a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-07, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,712
Posted By taz13

NOW it's official. Took the bike for it's first...

NOW it's official. Took the bike for it's first ride this morning. Clipping in and out is a piece of cake. I don't know what I was thinking yesterday. ;-) Went to a local trail to get comfortable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-07, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,712
Posted By taz13

Thanks guys/gals for all your comments. You've...

Thanks guys/gals for all your comments. You've all made me feel alot better now.

I was going to take a short ride in my back yard so I clipped in my left but never had a chance to clip in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,712
Posted By taz13

Lost....you think I could track stand?? I...

Lost....you think I could track stand?? I couldn't even clip out to avoid falling.

Charlie...I contemplated about the bag. I know most serious riders don't use them. I don't have a full stock of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,712
Posted By taz13

A new roadie...and already bruised...

It's official. I'm a roadie. Just picked up my new '08 Specialized Roubaix Elite (been riding a Diamondback Mtb for the last several years).

I wanted to go all out, so I got clipless pedals as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,800
Posted By taz13

Here's my newly purchased '08 Specialized Roubaix...

Here's my newly purchased '08 Specialized Roubaix Elite. My first road bike in many years.

I picked it up this morning from the LBS. Got home around 11am and had a scraped shoulder and knee by...
Forum: Introductions
08-29-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By taz13

Hi from Wantagh. Welcome. Where on the island...

Hi from Wantagh. Welcome. Where on the island are you?

-Tina
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,795
Posted By taz13

OMG you sound like me when I make major...

OMG you sound like me when I make major purchases. Everyone makes fun of me at how much research I do.

I too am in the market for a new road bike. I test rode the Roubaix but haven't heard much...
Forum: Northeast
08-27-07, 08:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By taz13

I may do the 55 or 75 if I get my new bike in...

I may do the 55 or 75 if I get my new bike in time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By taz13

ha...thanks...that's exactly what the guy in the...

ha...thanks...that's exactly what the guy in the store said "sometimes it comes down to which color you like best".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-07, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By taz13

Buying a new bike - need input

Went to my LBS yesterday to test ride some bikes. I saw the '07 Trek 2001, Giant OCR 1/2/3, Specialized Sequoia & Allez. Since this will be my first road bike in MANY years (I'm currently riding a...
Forum: Foo
08-21-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,310
Posted By taz13

My bf has the Mr.Softee theme. It freaks people...

My bf has the Mr.Softee theme. It freaks people out all the time, especially when there are kids around cuz then everyone wants ice cream.

I have Verizon and refuse to pay for ringtones. I have...
Forum: Northeast
08-21-07, 02:10 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By taz13

For someone that doesn't do alot of long rides,...

For someone that doesn't do alot of long rides, do you think the 75 will be too much for me? I was going to shoot for the 55 but I love a good challenge. I just don't want to pass the 55 and then...
Forum: Foo
08-21-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 8,012
Posted By taz13

And to think I was getting upset that no one has...

And to think I was getting upset that no one has claimed me yet...now all I can say is "whew"... :rolleyes:
Forum: Northeast
08-20-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By taz13

Thanks! Look great! I've done the 5 boro bike...

Thanks! Look great! I've done the 5 boro bike tour before (40something miles) so I think I can shoot for at least the 55 miles on this one. I have plenty of time to get ready for it too.

Thanks...
Forum: Northeast
08-20-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By taz13

Do you have a link to the site? I've been...

Do you have a link to the site? I've been thinking about starting to train for a century. Never did one before and not sure if I'll have time before this one to prep myself for it. If there are...
Forum: Northeast
08-16-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By taz13

I have a book called Short Bike Rides - Long...

I have a book called Short Bike Rides - Long Island. It tells you about the different trails and gives you a description. Short Bike Rides...
Forum: Northeast
08-16-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,599
Posted By taz13

I grew up in Queens but moved out to the island...

I grew up in Queens but moved out to the island about 10 yrs ago...mostly in the Massapequa area. I'm in Wantagh now but I usually ride the Bethpage trail on the weekends. During the week, after...
Forum: Foo
08-10-07, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By taz13

I hear ya. I'm a PC person but always wanted to...

I hear ya. I'm a PC person but always wanted to see what the big deal was about the Macs so I bought a 24" iMac a few months ago. I think I turned it on 3 times. I was going to sell it and try to...
Forum: Northeast
08-08-07, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By taz13

I ride that trail all the time but usually stick...

I ride that trail all the time but usually stick to the paved trail. I have yet to experiment the dirt trail. I still love it there.
Forum: Northeast
08-08-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,599
Posted By taz13

It's the Massapequa Park Bike Club. Here's a...

It's the Massapequa Park Bike Club. Here's a link to the post about it. I only started visiting the MPBC forum a month or so ago because I was considering joining the club. So sad to read stuff...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,391
Posted By taz13

Which side is the right...if you're facing the...

Which side is the right...if you're facing the bed or laying in it?

I used to sleep on the right. Now that the BF is not around any more....I fight my cats for the middle.
Forum: Foo
07-31-07, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,614
Posted By taz13

I'm an IT Project Manager in the Applications...

I'm an IT Project Manager in the Applications Department in a law firm. I do some hands-on web stuff too. Once in a while (ok alot) I need to take a break and get my sanity back so I check out BF...
Forum: Northeast
07-26-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By taz13

ok then.. <perk> sextoy?

ok then.. <perk> sextoy?
Forum: Northeast
07-26-07, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By taz13

<perk> boyslaves?

<perk> boyslaves?
07-22-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,727
Views: 3,953,706
Posted By taz13

They just released their first new single off the...

They just released their first new single off the CD. If she hasn't heard it yet, tell her to go to their myspace page or the Atlantic Recrods website. It's great! I'm hoping they tour right after...
Forum: Foo
07-21-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 1,959,005
Posted By taz13

The Killing Moon - Echo and the Bunnymen

The Killing Moon - Echo and the Bunnymen
Forum: Foo
07-19-07, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 137,481
Posted By taz13

Aww one is cuter than the next. I thought I had...

Aww one is cuter than the next. I thought I had alot of cats with 3. Here are two of mine...Tom and Geri. I also inherited my mom's cat because my nephew's kid has very bad allergies.

This is...
Forum: Northeast
07-18-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,686
Posted By taz13

100 miles??? Hmmmm...considering I'm the...

100 miles??? Hmmmm...considering I'm the competitive type...I may just have to give this a try.

I've done the 5 boro bike tour a few times which is about 42 miles. The local trail I do on the...
Forum: Northeast
07-18-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,686
Posted By taz13

I may be interested. How many miles we talking...

I may be interested. How many miles we talking and how "in shape" do you have to be? I've been riding more and more but not sure I'm up to the level that some of you are.

-Tina
07-16-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7,727
Views: 3,953,706
Posted By taz13

Rob Thomas :-)

Rob Thomas :-)
07-05-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 161,724
Posted By taz13

I just finished The 6th Target by James Patterson...

I just finished The 6th Target by James Patterson and now I'm reading The Good Guy by Dean Koontz.
Forum: Introductions
07-05-07, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By taz13

Hi East ! I just found the Northeast region...

Hi East !

I just found the Northeast region and posted already! :-)

I have a Diamondback Mountain Bike but it's about 6-7 yrs old. I don't do much mountain biking (mostly paved trails) so...
Forum: Northeast
07-05-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 24,394
Posted By taz13

Newbie to the forum. I'm in Long Island...

Newbie to the forum. I'm in Long Island (Wantagh). Anyone nearby? I mostly ride the local trails - Cedar Creed, Bethpage/Massapequa Preserve but would like to try some new ones. There are some...
Forum: Introductions
07-05-07, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By taz13

Hi from New York

Hi everyone!

I'm an avid biker for the last few years - pleasure riding and for exercise. I thought I was in pretty good shape but on the local trails, some of you fly pass me. I'm getting more...
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