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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-07, 01:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,247
Posted By musician

send me a free one!

send me a free one!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,233
Posted By musician

* roof rack is best to keep your bike safe, from...

* roof rack is best to keep your bike safe, from cars that may hit you, from prying hands in parking lots, etc.

* roof rack does reduce gas mileage

* the fairing is essential to cut the wind...
09-09-07, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By musician

i'm not so sure, it says "goupo". maybe it should...

i'm not so sure, it says "goupo". maybe it should be "goup" ?

:)
09-09-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,201
Posted By musician

i had to look that one up. in case anyone...

i had to look that one up.

in case anyone else didn't know about it, here's the wikipedia entry. and it does sound like a nice sort of event.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randonneuring

==...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 12:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,078
Posted By musician

riding with earbuds in sounds like a good idea. ...

riding with earbuds in sounds like a good idea.

then when you get run over and killed by a car you didn't hear coming, within a day or two someone will figure out that your unidentified corpse...
09-09-07, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By musician

ROTFLMAO - thanks for this post.

ROTFLMAO - thanks for this post.
09-09-07, 12:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,997
Posted By musician

this presents a good argument for carrying some...

this presents a good argument for carrying some form of ID - i keep a business card in my under-seat spare tube bag, just in case.

i suppose it's more relevant if you survive but can't...
09-09-07, 12:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,477
Posted By musician

near the end of a long ride the other day, i...

near the end of a long ride the other day, i nearly got (literally) blown off the (2-lane) road by a large RV towing a large trailer, with the logo "mo racing" (must have had a race car inside).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-07, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By musician

isn't that what happens when you ride up to the...

isn't that what happens when you ride up to the group in your plain nashbar jersey? :p

---

"Cyclologist"

^ great screen name!

the LBS Monday night rides here have B and C groups,...
08-31-07, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By musician

i was just joking with you about taking the lane....

i was just joking with you about taking the lane. true, the DC circles are special. i've just been in cars there. at least in my limited experience, the speeds in DC circles were slow, which i'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,867
Posted By musician

thankfully there are great rides out my front...

thankfully there are great rides out my front door, and usually i ride from home.

but, as stated above, for variety i'll occasionally drive to a ride. or drive if the time i have is limited.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 08:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,743
Posted By musician

oh good, we were getting off topic. now it's back...

oh good, we were getting off topic. now it's back to homophobic sanctimonious gay senators in denial.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By musician

had it hit the pavement? gross! ...

had it hit the pavement? gross!


seriously, what causes this reflex? anyone know? i've felt the urge to puke while climbing as well.
08-29-07, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By musician

from the link to the blog: "Neither rider...

from the link to the blog:

"Neither rider was wearing a helmet."

-

I am very sad to learn of his passing.
08-29-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By musician

haven't you been reading this forum? why would...

haven't you been reading this forum? why would you be at the edge? TAKE THE LANE!!

;)
08-29-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By musician

wow, very sad story. our kids are a bit...

wow, very sad story.

our kids are a bit older and younger than this, and we've drummed into them to always look for cars while biking -- they seem to do this.

they always wear helmets. it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By musician

please, isn't there SOMEONE out there who's has a...

please, isn't there SOMEONE out there who's has a bad experience with yoga?!?


seriously, it's great stuff to relax, focus, stretch, gain strength, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-07, 10:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,819
Posted By musician

this post from back on page 2 of this thread was...

this post from back on page 2 of this thread was really well done, very perceptive.

we are blessed with a great LBS here, and I'd say the staff does all you describe pretty well! my wife is a...
08-10-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,428
Posted By musician

well, Trek doesn't sponsor the team just for fun...

well, Trek doesn't sponsor the team just for fun -- they must feel that it helps their bottom line profits, from sales in bike shops around the world.

so if their bikes aren't being used by the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-07, 12:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,870
Posted By musician

this is not correct. ...

this is not correct.

http://www.velonews.com/tech/report/articles/5212.0.html
above article concludes you can use fork mount with carbon. the point of contact on the bike is metal.

i put my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-07, 12:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,870
Posted By musician

your brake should itself have a quick release....

your brake should itself have a quick release. flip it to get the calipers open wider, then the wheel slips right out. this "loosening" of the brakes is super easy, less work than using the wheel's...
08-04-07, 01:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,491
Posted By musician

hmmm... i thought cycling was a for-profit sport,...

hmmm... i thought cycling was a for-profit sport, just like u.s. and euro football, etc.

so, follow the money to see why there are certain rules.

or am i just cynical?
08-04-07, 01:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,993
Posted By musician

my vague recollection of this from tv coverage...

my vague recollection of this from tv coverage was that in this case the CHAIN broke on both. anyone recall if this is correct? also, what brand of chain?

--

it's always amusing to see (on the...
08-04-07, 01:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,640
Posted By musician

i agree with your point, there is absolutely a...

i agree with your point, there is absolutely a perception that TdF this year was a failure. (and i do feel that there was some great racing this year, too, and that should have been the subject of...
07-31-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,706
Posted By musician

looking at the pics of the bridge roadway, i'd...

looking at the pics of the bridge roadway, i'd say the cyclist should have taken the sidewalk.

i'm curious what laws (KY or IN, or elsewhere) have to say about using bridge sidewalks, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By musician

i love my Felt F5C. this is their cheapest...

i love my Felt F5C. this is their cheapest all-carbon, with 105 / Ultegra. very smooth and inspiring to ride.

if you are worried about a carbon bike exploding on you, then ask around about CARBON...
07-10-07, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By musician

yes, record the morning broadcasts (all Phil and...

yes, record the morning broadcasts (all Phil and Paul), skip commercials. and if needed, skip ahead 1/2 hour or so.

then in the winter, if i feel like it: watch it again. maybe skip different...
07-10-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,437
Posted By musician

i just read about one of these programs in nearby...

i just read about one of these programs in nearby (to me) Meriden, Connecticut. the program is aimed at disadvantaged / poor youth. they have to work on their own bikes, eventually getting to keep...
07-09-07, 12:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By musician

yes, that's what i was thinking, too. it looked...

yes, that's what i was thinking, too. it looked like Boonen etc. were all looking to overtake the South African rider, not even considering McEwan was back in it. and what an amazing performance by...
07-04-07, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By musician

having lived in grad student housing myself for a...

having lived in grad student housing myself for a few years, i felt that it isn't worth my time or money to do much in the way of maintaining or improving the property. if you have the time and cash,...
07-03-07, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,813
Posted By musician

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/more_sport/...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/more_sport/tour_de_france/article2010066.ece

From The Sunday Times
July 1, 2007

Cycle of abuse

The American won the Tour de France three times, twice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-07, 01:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,204
Posted By musician

thanks for the videos and the thread revival -...

thanks for the videos and the thread revival - hadn't seen this before.

i'd also recommend the Coors DVD set, very entertaining.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,309
Posted By musician

hilarious video, thanks. i plan to buy some...

hilarious video, thanks.

i plan to buy some rollers for use indoors this winter (Connecticut, we get a variable amount of snow). also seems like a great means of training in and of itself, since...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-07, 02:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,335
Posted By musician

that bike looks totally fine. as noted above,...

that bike looks totally fine. as noted above, keep it properly lubed and set seat in a good spot. make sure tires are inflated properly.

here's a link with lots of great info on setting up and...
07-02-07, 01:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,038
Posted By musician

what if a cyclist without medical insurance and...

what if a cyclist without medical insurance and without a helmet crashes and falls, and has a major brain injury -- don't our taxes pay for their recovery? what if an unhelmeted cyclist falls, is...
07-02-07, 01:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By musician

skid = uncontrolled stop with loss of tire...

skid = uncontrolled stop with loss of tire traction.

one has more control if brake pressure does not result in a skid. this is why your car has anti-lock brakes.

a long skid mark in the road...
06-29-07, 01:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,355
Posted By musician

not that, but a cool pic anyway:

not that, but a cool pic anyway:
06-29-07, 01:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,286
Posted By musician

the other day i was on a 2-lane street and...

the other day i was on a 2-lane street and approached a 4-lane busy state route; there was a light and i had the red.

i was first to the light, and did not trip the sensor. very aggravating to...
Forum: Foo
06-28-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,297
Posted By musician

hey, folks, very funny replies. esp the farting...

hey, folks, very funny replies. esp the farting preacher, that's a link worthy of forwarding.

since the OP mentioned all-day / multi-day meetings, i'll add that in these situations i usually go...
06-26-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By musician

here's some online info: ...

here's some online info:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyme_disease

i can just echo what's above - wear long pants & socks if you will be brushing up against...
Forum: Introductions
06-26-07, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By musician

greetings. i checked out your blog, nice work....

greetings. i checked out your blog, nice work. fellow oberlin grad here ('90, also was a member of bike co-op).
all the best, - joseph
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,967
Posted By musician

drafting in a group -- yes, this is possible ...

drafting in a group -- yes, this is possible

drafting solo -- no, this is impossible
06-23-07, 10:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,265
Posted By musician

very interesting, i didn't know these. thanks.

very interesting, i didn't know these. thanks.
06-23-07, 07:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,265
Posted By musician

i have no details or citations, but what i've...

i have no details or citations, but what i've read is that 7-eleven-motorolla did not morph into postal-disco. someone posted elsewhere a while ago that motorolla and postal competed against one...
06-23-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,265
Posted By musician

or maybe Wal-mart would be a good fit as sponsor?...

or maybe Wal-mart would be a good fit as sponsor?

then the TV ads could show the team riding through the stores on their Corsas (walmart CF bike).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,610
Posted By musician

yoga is great for the core. cycling not so much. ...

yoga is great for the core. cycling not so much.

i did a lot of yoga (actually, 'yoga fit', mix of traditional postures with weights and repetitions) during this past winter (i'd say...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-07, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,287
Posted By musician

another good reason to wear a bike helmet.

another good reason to wear a bike helmet.
06-22-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,270
Posted By musician

Marinoni -- sounds Italian to me. ...

Marinoni -- sounds Italian to me.



just joking, i know that probably wasn't helpful. hope it works out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By musician

why not keep it and have 2 bikes? i have a road...

why not keep it and have 2 bikes? i have a road bike and a mountain bike - the 'mountain' bike is actually set up for urban riding with slick tires; sometimes i commute on it, and can lock it up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,275
Posted By musician

my hands tend to sweat a lot, so i tried the...

my hands tend to sweat a lot, so i tried the pearl izumi gel vent gloves. i have found them to be very comfortable and cool. here's a link:...
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