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11-21-09, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By JBBOOKS

I thought it was hillarious. Thanks for posting.

I thought it was hillarious. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,821
Posted By JBBOOKS

I had one when they first, first came out. I...

I had one when they first, first came out. I wore it until it became trendy to have one, then I took it off.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By JBBOOKS

Try changing the batteries or hit the reset...

Try changing the batteries or hit the reset button and go from there.
10-23-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By JBBOOKS

I have a Century Travel Trac that I bought over 7...

I have a Century Travel Trac that I bought over 7 years ago. I put it on the hardest setting and leave it there. It's still going strong and I use it all winter 3-4 times/week. I will probably go...
09-24-09, 05:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,462
Posted By JBBOOKS

Just when you think you have seen it all....

Just when you think you have seen it all....
09-21-09, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By JBBOOKS

Sounds like a fair deal to me. I paid $2999.00...

Sounds like a fair deal to me. I paid $2999.00 for my 08 Dura Ace Cervello RS. I got it on clearance during the middle of the winter/depths of the recession. Prior to that, it had been listed at a...
09-07-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,455
Posted By JBBOOKS

100% more comfortable.

100% more comfortable.
08-31-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,784
Posted By JBBOOKS

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y15/JBBOOKS/IMG_9...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y15/JBBOOKS/IMG_9635.jpg

2,000 miles this summer. I weigh 220.
08-31-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By JBBOOKS

Outstanding. Thanks.

Outstanding. Thanks.
08-29-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,980
Posted By JBBOOKS

I ride alone, but lately I have replaced some of...

I ride alone, but lately I have replaced some of my slow, distance rides with shorter, much faster rides. As a result, my average speed has gone from about 14-15 to nearly 18 miles per hour on rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By JBBOOKS

I put a microfiber cloth around the frame where...

I put a microfiber cloth around the frame where it sits in the rack.
08-23-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By JBBOOKS

It was pretty clean when I got it. All I did was...

It was pretty clean when I got it. All I did was degrease, wash, wax and re-lube. It's too small for me, but I bought it for Mrs. Books and it fits her, fine. I did ride it down the street and it...
08-23-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By JBBOOKS

Shogun 400

Picked it up for $15.00 at a garage sale. What say, ye?


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y15/JBBOOKS/IMG_1869.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y15/JBBOOKS/IMG_1880.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,641
Posted By JBBOOKS

Nice!

Nice!
08-05-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By JBBOOKS

The Team Pro was a very comfortable (albeit...

The Team Pro was a very comfortable (albeit heavy) saddle for me. However, as I learned to get lower on my road bike, the up-sweep of the nose of the Team Pro became VERY problematic for me. I...
08-04-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,250
Posted By JBBOOKS

lol

lol
07-30-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By JBBOOKS

If it was mine, I'd put a drop of paint or clear...

If it was mine, I'd put a drop of paint or clear coat on it and ride. If you are worried, take it to the shop and see if they feel it needs further action.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,445
Posted By JBBOOKS

If it wasn't for XXL, I'd be riding in my...

If it wasn't for XXL, I'd be riding in my underwear.
07-26-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,081
Posted By JBBOOKS

LeMond is like an itch you can't scratch. Why...

LeMond is like an itch you can't scratch. Why doesn't he just go away?
07-21-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,304
Posted By JBBOOKS

Why is a phone conversation any more dangerous...

Why is a phone conversation any more dangerous than a conversation with a passenger?
06-26-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,385
Posted By JBBOOKS

We all care about our health, it's part of why we...

We all care about our health, it's part of why we ride.

When I was younger, I was invincible. Now I'm 50 and that's not the case. Colonoscopy, stress tests, medication, etc. have all come my...
06-21-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By JBBOOKS

Unless I'm missing something here, taking...

Unless I'm missing something here, taking something that doesn't belong to you is stealing.
06-20-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By JBBOOKS

I've done Cayuga, Skaneateles Owasco and Otisco. ...

I've done Cayuga, Skaneateles Owasco and Otisco. Seneca is on the to do list.
06-20-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By JBBOOKS

Add some siding for texture. ...

Add some siding for texture.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y15/JBBOOKS/IMG_1685.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 02:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,689
Posted By JBBOOKS

I have the RS with DuraAce and it absolutely...

I have the RS with DuraAce and it absolutely rocks. I would recommend it to anyone.
05-09-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,981
Posted By JBBOOKS

There is no absolute right to participate in a...

There is no absolute right to participate in a race. If the race organizers or santioning bodies prohibit doping, and you choose to do so, then man up and stay the hell out of the race.

How's...
05-09-09, 05:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,981
Posted By JBBOOKS

It's always easier to surrender than to fight. ...

It's always easier to surrender than to fight. Appeasement is a sad basis for personal values.
05-04-09, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By JBBOOKS

I did Bike New York around that time. It was...

I did Bike New York around that time. It was pretty cool. I remember a lot of riders who should have never tried it. Also, a lot of crashes as people slowed or got off their bikes on "hills" going...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By JBBOOKS

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By JBBOOKS

Yep. It's nature's way of telling you it's about...

Yep. It's nature's way of telling you it's about to be lights out.
04-13-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By JBBOOKS

I like George, but I'm usually disappointed when...

I like George, but I'm usually disappointed when I root for him. I think he may lack that desperate hunger to win that the truly great ones have.
04-13-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By JBBOOKS

I was taught, in EMT class, that 60-72 is...

I was taught, in EMT class, that 60-72 is "normal". Obviously, many athletes are much lower than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-09, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By JBBOOKS

I love the RS, but personally, I don't care for...

I love the RS, but personally, I don't care for that color scheme.
04-13-09, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,355
Posted By JBBOOKS

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
04-12-09, 04:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By JBBOOKS

OMG! Most of those are horrible! Looks like...

OMG! Most of those are horrible! Looks like they were giving them away at the local county fair.:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By JBBOOKS

Bike fit, cleat allignment, fitness, flexibility,...

Bike fit, cleat allignment, fitness, flexibility, nutrition (minerals) are all places to check.
04-04-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By JBBOOKS

My natural cadence is very slow, around 60. I...

My natural cadence is very slow, around 60. I knew it was a weakness, so I worked on it over the winter. I am now natural at between 80-85 and my speed has increased significantly. I do still mash...
04-04-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By JBBOOKS

3-4 weeks on the knees. You should be ready to...

3-4 weeks on the knees. You should be ready to watch the TdF in July.
03-29-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By JBBOOKS

Nice. Beautiful country. Thanks.

Nice. Beautiful country. Thanks.
03-25-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By JBBOOKS

I'm on Norvasc 10mg. No adverse affects noted...

I'm on Norvasc 10mg. No adverse affects noted yet. Here's a decent article on Managing Hypertension in Athletes:

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020801/445.html
03-25-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,128
Posted By JBBOOKS

I turned 50 in December. Had my first...

I turned 50 in December. Had my first Colonoscopy last week. 1 benign polyp removed. Back in 5 years.

The prep is mildly annoying. The full day fast is the first challenge. The liquid I drank...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-09, 04:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,728
Posted By JBBOOKS

I started around 40. I was running, lifting and...

I started around 40. I was running, lifting and doing martial arts at the time. I tore a muscle in my lower leg during a promotion. I was laid up bad. My training partner, who was a former...
02-17-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By JBBOOKS

Between two days with no live pictures and now...

Between two days with no live pictures and now this, it has to be the worst coverage I have ever seen. I bet Sherwen and Ligget are about to hop a plane back to Europe!
02-15-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By JBBOOKS

Great job. Keep it up!!

Great job. Keep it up!!
Forum: Foo
02-02-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By JBBOOKS

I enjoyed the game. Thanks for your sacrifice.

I enjoyed the game. Thanks for your sacrifice.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,242
Posted By JBBOOKS

I would get a copy of the police report and a...

I would get a copy of the police report and a lawyer. That has to be worth a few bucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,339
Posted By JBBOOKS

I had both. Both were great, but I prefer the...

I had both. Both were great, but I prefer the Toupe. It seems to fit me better and I think it may flex more.
01-10-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,395
Posted By JBBOOKS

I stopped Gatoraid for the HFCS reason mentioned...

I stopped Gatoraid for the HFCS reason mentioned about. I use NUUN for electrolyte replacement and get carb boosts, when needed, from Gu Gel or something similar.
Forum: Foo
01-09-09, 04:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,389
Posted By JBBOOKS

There is a lake effect area to the north, on I-81...

There is a lake effect area to the north, on I-81 called the Tug Hill Plateau. It snows there when the wind is from the west, across the lake. Lake effect snow bands also set up regularly across...
Forum: Foo
01-05-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By JBBOOKS

$450 is the current clearance price at...

$450 is the current clearance price at Performance for the silver ones. I got the black. What was most important to me was that I could give my LBS this business during the dead of winter. He was...
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