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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,194
Posted By timwat

I have yet to convert my wife, but with her...

I have yet to convert my wife, but with her recent meniscal tear and subsequent surgery, I'm starting to plant the seeds and am hoping they'll bear fruit after physical therapy is over.

But like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By timwat

Hey, Sin - been a while since I've been back...

Hey, Sin - been a while since I've been back here.

Two reasons firmer is better:

1) On a lounge chair, you're arse and thighs aren't constantly in motion (rub, rub, chafe, chafe...)
2) On...
02-10-06, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Keith Jarrett | 100th Solo Performance in Japan...

Keith Jarrett | 100th Solo Performance in Japan DVD
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-05, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,212
Posted By timwat

Well, you'll probably get more advice all over...

Well, you'll probably get more advice all over the spectrum here too. Obviously, folks who have a good experience with their wheelset purchase are going to weigh in that that is the only way to go....
12-02-05, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden | Beyond the Missouri...

Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden | Beyond the Missouri Sky
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-05, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,634
Posted By timwat

Rubbing alcohol. Apply continuously and...

Rubbing alcohol. Apply continuously and liberally until pain causes loss of consciousness. Advanced riders may substitute a mixture of sea salt and vinegar.
11-26-05, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Today's selections: Spock's Beard | Beware...

Today's selections:

Spock's Beard | Beware of Darkness

Todd Rundgren | A Wizard, A True Star

Joe Jackson | Body and Soul

Robert Fripp | A Blessing of Tears
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-05, 07:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,741
Posted By timwat

No, we don't. That's why we're all full of it.

No, we don't. That's why we're all full of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-05, 07:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,951
Posted By timwat

Well, there's a point there, but for those of us...

Well, there's a point there, but for those of us who have already imbibed the grape kool-aid (skinny tires, lycra, pushing ourselves to the point of pain to ride faster) and are actually enjoying...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-05, 03:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,741
Posted By timwat

I hate the melodrama of this response myself, but...

I hate the melodrama of this response myself, but the main reason I ride is to try to extend my life. The details are boring and interesting to no one but myself, but it sums up as involving serious...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,158
Posted By timwat

First of all, Euro, you don't know me from Adam,...

First of all, Euro, you don't know me from Adam, and what I think may be of little value to you, but I wanted to say I appreciate the tenor of your posts and responses in this thread.

That said,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-05, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By timwat

Cygolite rocks!

Getting darker earlier and earlier, esp. with DST. Did as much online research as I could, and bought a Cygolite Nitro 15w halogen for $80 on eBay. This thing rocks! Way, way bright, wide usable...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,235
Posted By timwat

Flatting during a personal best ascent. Having...

Flatting during a personal best ascent.
Having a car full of teenagers throw some foul, sticky liquid on you while you're still 20 miles from home.
Having your asthma act up on a beautiful, sunny...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-05, 03:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,692
Posted By timwat

Well, since you mention red, with the MGC wheels:...

Well, since you mention red, with the MGC wheels:

http://k43.pbase.com/v3/47/428747/4/48654456.IMG_5613.jpg
11-03-05, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

King Crimson | Discipline

King Crimson | Discipline
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-05, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,024
Posted By timwat

Jersey pockets: iPod, cleat covers, garage door...

Jersey pockets: iPod, cleat covers, garage door opener.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-05, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,024
Posted By timwat

:roflmao: I guess the flat kit may be...

:roflmao:

I guess the flat kit may be optional, but the lipgloss is mandatory, Kirke?
11-01-05, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Neal Morse | ? Yellow Matter Custard | One...

Neal Morse | ?
Yellow Matter Custard | One Night in NYC
Spock's Beard | Beware of Darkness

Yellow Matter Custard is a Beatles tribute band. Four prog rock guys (the project was dreamed up by...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-05, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By timwat

If you search the forum, there are several...

If you search the forum, there are several historical threads on this as it is a recurring inquiry. However, to get you started here are some possible options for you:

Nike Ventoux II -...
10-28-05, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Joni Mitchell | Hejira

Joni Mitchell | Hejira
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,491
Posted By timwat

This is fantastic reading. And even better...

This is fantastic reading. And even better without pictures, the imagination runs wild.

I keep wondering how the saga would play as a movie; consider how different producers & directors would...
Forum: Foo
10-24-05, 03:37 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,459
Posted By timwat

How did this thread turn into apples and oranges?...

How did this thread turn into apples and oranges? No one denies that young people statistically present a potential threat on the road. Everyone of us who survived our youth behind the wheel should...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By timwat

No, Doc, when it comes to a life-threatening...

No, Doc, when it comes to a life-threatening respiratory disease like asthma, we Yanks get our medical advice in cycling forums and then purchase all our UTC (under the counter) remedies from online...
Forum: Foo
10-22-05, 08:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,503
Posted By timwat

My wife's photography biz: Canon 5D DSLR...

My wife's photography biz:

Canon 5D DSLR body: $3K
Canon L lenses (x3): $1.5K x 3
Total (without LaCie 22" monitor for Photoshop, website setup, etc.): $7.5K

Visit her work at www.debwat.com...
Forum: Foo
10-22-05, 08:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,503
Posted By timwat

Musical instruments (subset: keyboard players) ...

Musical instruments (subset: keyboard players)

Steinway Model M Grand Piano: $48K
Kurzweil K2600XS synth (fully loaded): $8K
Total (without Genelec monitoring system, Mac G5 Digital Performer...
Forum: Foo
10-22-05, 08:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,503
Posted By timwat

More votes: Audiophile systems (used prices)...

More votes:

Audiophile systems (used prices)
Conrad Johnson preamp - $3K
VTL monoblock power amps - $4K
Magnepan speakers - $4K
VIP turntable - $2K
Dynavector MC cartridge - $800
Nordost...
10-22-05, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

So true!

So true!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By timwat

I found the Performance house brand shoes have a...

I found the Performance house brand shoes have a wider toe box, even wider than the Shimano 151 (I think that's the model that's supposed to be wider than their others).

Also, Nike Ventoux II is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By timwat

Tongue in cheek or Sovereignty advocate?

Tongue in cheek or Sovereignty advocate?
10-20-05, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Yo-Yo Ma & Roma Sinfonia | Yo-Yo Ma Plays the...

Yo-Yo Ma & Roma Sinfonia | Yo-Yo Ma Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone

If all that seems like gibberish, a short explanation: Ennio Morricone is a celebrated movie composer in Italy. Unlike...
10-17-05, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Rush | Power Windows, Hold Your Fire

Rush | Power Windows, Hold Your Fire
10-13-05, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden | Beyond the Missouri...

Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden | Beyond the Missouri Sky
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-05, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,577
Posted By timwat

I went from Al to CF as well. While there are...

I went from Al to CF as well. While there are experts who debate the significance and impact of frame material by itself, I couldn't be happier with my move. The colloquial metaphor, "CF is like...
10-10-05, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Keith Jarrett Trio | Standards Live Camel | A...

Keith Jarrett Trio | Standards Live
Camel | A Live Record version of The Snow Goose
Walter Hilse, pipe organ | Bach: The Art of Fugue
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-05, 12:55 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,821
Posted By timwat

It's a well known policy of Competitive Cyclist...

It's a well known policy of Competitive Cyclist to only sell nice bikes to people they deem don't deserve them. What's not so well known is that decision is based largely upon the opinions of BF...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-05, 02:12 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,821
Posted By timwat

Man, to quote Nyrie from the fixie forum, way too...

Man, to quote Nyrie from the fixie forum, way too much hating going on in this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-05, 02:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,472
Posted By timwat

Last pic is the best, gorgeous.

Last pic is the best, gorgeous.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-05, 07:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,608
Posted By timwat

The cleats are indeed stiff out of the box. ...

The cleats are indeed stiff out of the box. Lubricate them with a dry (PTFE) lube per the included instructions and all problems are solved.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,515
Posted By timwat

FWIW, Garcia says as much on his web site, one...

FWIW, Garcia says as much on his web site, one paragraph reads:

"The spoke shown is Wheelsmith's XE14 bladed model. These spokes are similar in weight and stiffness to a 1.5mm thick round spoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,515
Posted By timwat

The PF Flyers of road biking. Buy aero - you'll...

The PF Flyers of road biking. Buy aero - you'll run faster and jump higher.
09-27-05, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

+1 on Cocteau Twins. Right now, I'm spinning...

+1 on Cocteau Twins.

Right now, I'm spinning Keith Jarrett's Vienna Concert again.
09-26-05, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Muse - Absolution

Muse - Absolution
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-05, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By timwat

Another happy Carbon user here. Hey, FWIW I...

Another happy Carbon user here.

Hey, FWIW I was getting more than my fair share of flats early in the season, and after a few posters here boasted that they never get flats, I have tried to be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-05, 07:18 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-05, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By timwat

Dude: I can't find any reference to LOOK...

Dude:

I can't find any reference to LOOK making ANY pedal in gold. Even the LOOK website only describes the 5.1 as red, black, silver, or white/blue. If you really want to know, I'd call the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-05, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By timwat

+1. My old roadie is combo of 600 and old DA. ...

+1. My old roadie is combo of 600 and old DA. Brokenrobot is right on the money.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-05, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By timwat

Agreed. Save the money for Assos bibs and CF...

Agreed. Save the money for Assos bibs and CF turtles.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-05, 03:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By timwat

Wait a minute - are you saying the bike comes...

Wait a minute - are you saying the bike comes standard with triple crank and 9-sp cassette? If that's so, why are you guys suggesting Stalker should go 10-sp? What useful gear-inch span is gained...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-05, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By timwat

Fie! Fie, I say! Fie on San Diego and your...

Fie! Fie, I say! Fie on San Diego and your gently sunny low 70's climate!
09-24-05, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 3,993,887
Posted By timwat

Looks like he's doing the acoustic neo-classical...

Looks like he's doing the acoustic neo-classical trio thing, and is coming out here to Cali after the East Coast. You going to go see him?
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