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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,266
Posted By PedalMasher

i eat nothing 2-3 hours before a ride. as long...

i eat nothing 2-3 hours before a ride. as long as that last meal isn't a bag of potato chips, I'm good to go.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By PedalMasher

Dahon Speed 7 (2006)

Considering you can get a 2009 speed 7 from performance bike at $385 shipped, how much is this dahon realistically worth?

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1289234320.html

It's a 2006...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By PedalMasher

Easy. If you park in a garage, get the...

Easy.

If you park in a garage, get the hitch rack.

Even if you just have a close call of putting the bikes into the garage roof, you'll wish you had a hitch rack.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,879
Posted By PedalMasher

Strongmen go for the hills

Strongmen go for the hills
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By PedalMasher

<booking flights now>

<booking flights now>
07-06-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By PedalMasher

I just rode both and I gotta tell ya that climb...

I just rode both and I gotta tell ya that climb of constitution is insane. I'm not a fan, but to each his own!

I found there was nary a flat spot on Orcas but nice rollers all over San Juan. ...
06-16-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By PedalMasher

You'd have better luck in the "barter section"...

You'd have better luck in the "barter section" for seattle craigslist. good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,844
Posted By PedalMasher

I've built up my last 3 bikes from frames. I...

I've built up my last 3 bikes from frames. I bought a Zinn road bike maintenance copy and everything is all there. Going to try my hand at building a set of track wheels. It's all in Zinn baby,
06-16-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By PedalMasher

Thanks for the info! We are staying on Orcas...

Thanks for the info! We are staying on Orcas next week and will catch the ferry to Lopez for a day trip on the bike. Here's the map, I'll be doing this route for sure!
...
06-16-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By PedalMasher

Dabbo, remind me never to take a desk job like...

Dabbo, remind me never to take a desk job like yours... It may take me 30"-45" to climb the west hills, but never 15 hours! LOL Much love
06-16-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By PedalMasher

Larelwood is the steepest paved road in the state...

Larelwood is the steepest paved road in the state or oregon. You heard it here, so go climb it!
06-16-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By PedalMasher

Fat tire farm. Road bikes $50/day.

Fat tire farm. Road bikes $50/day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By PedalMasher

I get this question all the time, and the easy...

I get this question all the time, and the easy answer is no. However, Fat Tire Farm in NW Portland rents cyclocross and mountain bikes. They are a great shop so I would point you toward a cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,823
Posted By PedalMasher

75% of the people i know with roof racks have put...

75% of the people i know with roof racks have put a bike into the roof of the garage. There are others who probably won't admit it.

Roof racks look better, but I would never ever ever consider...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 951
Posted By PedalMasher

It's been a mild one by pacific northwest...

It's been a mild one by pacific northwest standards, and except for the couple feet of snow in December, we haven't had much rain at all...

I have been mostly indoors unfortunately. After several...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,858
Posted By PedalMasher

Started riding hard at 29. Racing shortly...

Started riding hard at 29. Racing shortly thereafter. Had a kid 18 months ago and my wife works full time so I haven't ridden as much since then. Still setting my goals for THIS year, but plan to...
02-22-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By PedalMasher

I wouldn't wait until a meet the team ride in the...

I wouldn't wait until a meet the team ride in the fall. That's a long way off. Just grab a weekend ride with a few local teams. If they aren't accommodating to new riders, then do you want to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By PedalMasher

IMHO, the race has a weird vibe. Absolutely...

IMHO, the race has a weird vibe. Absolutely terrible early stages weather - Basso, Landis, Hamilton back after doping suspensions. Is it just me or is Hamilton just not credible in a stars and...
11-27-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,364
Posted By PedalMasher

Agree with the comments above that the first 50...

Agree with the comments above that the first 50 miles are dangerous. I would add the 2006 route had a municipal trail that paralleled a road for some miles and there were these raised metal spots...
11-27-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,814
Posted By PedalMasher

The SE fixie hipster crowd doesn't get into the...

The SE fixie hipster crowd doesn't get into the west side rides, but there are beautiful rides into the Tualatin and Yamhill valleys. You would need a guide. I would recommend a larch mountain ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By PedalMasher

TDF Schumacher and Piepoli positives for CERA

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2008/oct08/oct07news

I called the Schumacher positive days after his incredible TT performances after spending incredible time out front solo. Of...
10-06-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,240
Posted By PedalMasher

Schumacher and Piepoli, which I correctly called...

Schumacher and Piepoli, which I correctly called after Schumacher's 2 TT wins after spending all day out in front TWICE.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2008/oct08/oct07news
10-06-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By PedalMasher

Vindication! Piepoli and Schumacher test...

Vindication! Piepoli and Schumacher test positive! HAHA I was right! Woohoo Woohoo! Does anyone care? Probably not, but oh well I nailed it anyway.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-08, 02:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By PedalMasher

WTF was that? Did you see the dude passed by the...

WTF was that? Did you see the dude passed by the 2 leaders in the tunnel? Looked like some fred out for a Sat ride. Maybe a dropped rider - but wouldn't he drop out if he got lapped?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-08, 01:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By PedalMasher

I'm kinda liking the industrial park feel of the...

I'm kinda liking the industrial park feel of the finish line area...

And did some of these guys get their country team kits at the performance sale? I think I saw that blue Ukraine jersey and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,592
Posted By PedalMasher

Rad's a class act. Not only has he organized...

Rad's a class act. Not only has he organized many a local BF group ride, but also he has opened up his garage and tool box to me on occasion and I've came away with rebuilt bikes, brake levers,...
07-28-08, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By PedalMasher

Let's place bets on the doping positive sure to come....

It's been a few years since Landis, so do you believe Ricco was the only contender doping?

I think there was much less doping this year. I say this because watching the mountain stages, the GC...
07-28-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,535
Posted By PedalMasher

A lot of riders on STP have no business joining...

A lot of riders on STP have no business joining pacelines or doing 100 miles each day. Much safer to do RSVP or local century rides!
07-05-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,058
Posted By PedalMasher

I just spent 3 days in Hood River. Hood...

I just spent 3 days in Hood River.

Hood River
Hood River
Hood River

Closest thing to paradise on earth, IMHO.
06-13-08, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By PedalMasher

I've been riding the rural areas south and west...

I've been riding the rural areas south and west of beaverton for years. There are gem rides and climbs galore off the beaten paths. Riding w/ the Wheelmen and Portland Velo will introduce you to the...
04-22-08, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By PedalMasher

If the weather is sketchy, I'd stay away from the...

If the weather is sketchy, I'd stay away from the century option. It gets chilly as you go north. A few years ago during RACC we road in a 39 degree rain up by Yacolt (?) but it stopped raining...
04-01-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,316
Posted By PedalMasher

Found this thread a bit late... I might be in for...

Found this thread a bit late... I might be in for Monster Cookie this year. Looking at that pic and remembering how awesome that double paceline was might actually get my butt on the road soon. ha
12-06-07, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By PedalMasher

Plenty of places in Portland that will powdercoat...

Plenty of places in Portland that will powdercoat frame and fork for $75 (single color). I just had mine fixie project done.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-07, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By PedalMasher

There will be additional costs besides just...

There will be additional costs besides just swapping out parts... You might want to replace tires/wheels/stem/seat, etc.

My neighbor bought a motobecane cross bike, and was getting tons of flats...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By PedalMasher

Whoa... someone needs a girlfriend !

Main article....

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/10/26/nsex126.xml&CMP=ILC-mostviewedbox


A followup for intelligent debate -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-07, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By PedalMasher

Anybody know where this can be found?

Anybody know where this can be found?
Forum: Foo
10-15-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By PedalMasher

Can I email you the photos with description? ...

Can I email you the photos with description? File size is too large to post - and we want to print the final product.
Forum: Foo
10-15-07, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By PedalMasher

Can a brutha get some photoshop help?....

I need to add our sponsor's shop logo to our team photo and I have no access to photoshop. I could figure it out using a freeware design program, but I haven't the time as my sponsor dinner is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-07, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By PedalMasher

I was a little confused when I read your title as...

I was a little confused when I read your title as I moved away from Wisconsin several years ago!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By PedalMasher

Love the cement plant. Reminds me where I grew...

Love the cement plant. Reminds me where I grew up in Michigan.
10-12-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By PedalMasher

I road with the wheelmen several times a month on...

I road with the wheelmen several times a month on their Tuesday Tualatin park ride and they were tres cool with latching on so I don't think they care. If you ride regularly, they'd probably prefer...
10-12-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By PedalMasher

Hey all, glad you had fun on the ride... ...

Hey all, glad you had fun on the ride... Considering our daughter has JUST started sleeping through the night, the few solo miles I get in regularly had to do...

But, now that I can actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,264
Posted By PedalMasher

You know... You know... ....no thread...

You know...

You know...

....no thread is complete without a BD reference.... so.... in the spirit of BD, I'm officially naming you a Specialized shill !
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By PedalMasher

Chris Horner

Chris Horner
Forum: Foo
10-05-07, 11:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,417
Posted By PedalMasher

OK I'll bite. ...

OK I'll bite.

http://img523.imageshack.us/img523/2418/uglylady156c592ee4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By PedalMasher

What a beautiful bike! I'll give you twice what...

What a beautiful bike! I'll give you twice what you paid for it no questions asked... just assure me it'll fit someone 6'3" ?
10-01-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By PedalMasher

I'm not sure of the Columbus grade, but it is on...

I'm not sure of the Columbus grade, but it is on the heavier side... I think I may try to reset the rear to 130 per Sheldon Brown's instructions. That way I can use same wheels as my other bikes...
10-01-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By PedalMasher

Newbie needs help with 1985 Merckx build

Newbie here --- I picked up a nice 6-speed Merckx for cheap and can only salvage about half the components. I originally wanted to make it a restoration project, but it's turned into a budget...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,611
Posted By PedalMasher

Probably one day STP (208 miles) in 10 hours ride...

Probably one day STP (208 miles) in 10 hours ride time. Long term goal is to combine my two passions, climbing and cycling, by riding from Portland to Timberline Lodge, summit Mt Hood, and ride...
10-01-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,891
Posted By PedalMasher

fMy $0.02. Before you ride a SS/FG in a cross...

fMy $0.02. Before you ride a SS/FG in a cross race, I'd watch Eric Tonkin dominate the SS/FG cat at the crusade. Check his smooth dismounts and whats required to be competitive. Since you've got a...
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