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07-19-17, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By VegasVic

Drops for me, only because they offer a multitude...

Drops for me, only because they offer a multitude of different hand positions to stay comfortable.
Forum: Southwest
11-20-13, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By VegasVic

Yup, got rid of Silverbell. Worst freaking road...

Yup, got rid of Silverbell. Worst freaking road I've ever ridden on. Hopefully they're repaving the whole damned thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,512
Posted By VegasVic

Tried wearing a HRM for a week or so, saw no...

Tried wearing a HRM for a week or so, saw no point in it, haven't worn it since.
05-02-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,089
Posted By VegasVic

This. Absolutely everything goes in my...

This.

Absolutely everything goes in my CamelBak.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,401
Posted By VegasVic

Nope, I ride for fun, and 4+ hours of being...

Nope, I ride for fun, and 4+ hours of being soaking wet doesn't fit that category. Evidently it does for a lot of other people.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,614
Posted By VegasVic

Shave your legs for reduced drag.

Shave your legs for reduced drag.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,598
Posted By VegasVic

http://www.williamscycling.com/Wheel-System-30X-28...

http://www.williamscycling.com/Wheel-System-30X-2832-spoke-count_p_9.html
04-16-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,239
Posted By VegasVic

IMHO, I'd get a Goblin over those two bikes any...

IMHO, I'd get a Goblin over those two bikes any day of the week. Better fork for a very slight downgrade in groupset. Quite a bit cheaper too.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By VegasVic

I bought an Axiom SL with SRAM Force a little...

I bought an Axiom SL with SRAM Force a little over a year ago and the price looks the same to me. Maybe they did lower Axiom price though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,437
Posted By VegasVic

What's winter?

What's winter?
02-25-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By VegasVic

http://www.bikemaui.com/west-maui-loop.php ...

http://www.bikemaui.com/west-maui-loop.php

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/7121235
02-11-13, 04:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,914
Posted By VegasVic

I would love to do this ride one year, but...

I would love to do this ride one year, but freezing my butt off for the first few hours is just too big of a turnoff.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By VegasVic

You'll be more than ready to dump the old cow...

You'll be more than ready to dump the old cow when the hot new girlfriend arrives.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,865
Posted By VegasVic

First time back on the bike after more than a...

First time back on the bike after more than a couple weeks off and it feels like I've never ridden before. Doesn't take long to get back into the swing of things though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 21,029
Posted By VegasVic

This thread is going places...

This thread is going places...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By VegasVic

Either some apple cinnamon oatmeal with a banana,...

Either some apple cinnamon oatmeal with a banana, or Nutella on toast.
01-18-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By VegasVic

Oh, just HTFU! :thumb::p

Oh, just HTFU! :thumb::p
01-08-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By VegasVic

Took PBK almost a month to get me the Garmin 500...

Took PBK almost a month to get me the Garmin 500 I bought for my wife for Christmas. Ordered on Dec. 7th, got it Jan. 2nd. My wife got a picture of it in her Christmas card.
01-04-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By VegasVic

I had a CycleOps Fluid trainer before I moved to...

I had a CycleOps Fluid trainer before I moved to Phoenix, I don't need one now. :p

No issues with it, just pedal away for a hour so while watching TV, boring as hell, but better than nothing.
01-04-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,464
Posted By VegasVic

I'm 6-7, so I will always be a clyde. I'm very...

I'm 6-7, so I will always be a clyde. I'm very comfortable at 230, could probably stand to lose a few more pounds, but no way in hell get below 200. I'd be a skeleton.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-12, 11:55 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,947
Posted By VegasVic

Lezyne Caddy Sack ...

Lezyne Caddy Sack

http://www.lezyne.com/products/organizers/organizers#!Caddy-Sack

Although a zip-lock bag will work just as well I suppose.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-12, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,350
Posted By VegasVic

Any shooting glasses will also work great for...

Any shooting glasses will also work great for <$15.

http://www.basspro.com/Shooting-Shooting-Accessories-Eye-Ear-Protection/Type-Shooting-Glasses/_/N-1z0ux5iZ1z0xajf
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-12, 12:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,465
Posted By VegasVic

Same here, low 60's right now after work and I...

Same here, low 60's right now after work and I think it's too cold to go ride. OK until the sun goes down, then miserable IMHO.
11-30-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,694
Posted By VegasVic

+1 for carbon If your still apprehensive,...

+1 for carbon

If your still apprehensive, check out Ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,802
Posted By VegasVic

Sometimes I get a brainwave and open stupid posts...

Sometimes I get a brainwave and open stupid posts like this one instead of just ignoring it like I should.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 01:34 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 135,465
Posted By VegasVic

These? ...

These?

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/f255/#tabs
Forum: Southwest
11-26-12, 12:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,486
Posted By VegasVic

North Phoenix. About 3 miles from Bicycle Vibe on...

North Phoenix. About 3 miles from Bicycle Vibe on Carefree Hwy.
Forum: Southwest
11-20-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By VegasVic

You should check out swbcc.org. A bunch of...

You should check out swbcc.org.

A bunch of really friendly people that love to ride and just have a good time. All kinds of different rides every week. Check out the calendar on their site.
Forum: Southwest
11-18-12, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,451
Posted By VegasVic

7:02 for me. I must be spoiled, some of the...

7:02 for me.

I must be spoiled, some of the worst freaking roads I've ever ridden on. I think I lost two fillings. My first El Tour, and not sure I'm going to be in any big hurry to come back.
Forum: Southwest
11-13-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,451
Posted By VegasVic

Thanks for the tips guys! I may just have my wife...

Thanks for the tips guys! I may just have my wife meet me at a sag stop around 40 miles in and hand her everything I've peeled off. :thumb:
Forum: Southwest
11-12-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,451
Posted By VegasVic

So, how many layers of clothes do I need to wear?...

So, how many layers of clothes do I need to wear? Been downright chilly here in Phoenix the last couple of mornings, so it has to be even colder in Tucson. Going to make for a pretty uncomfortable...
11-01-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,798
Posted By VegasVic

Thanks!

Thanks!
11-01-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,798
Posted By VegasVic

Link? I don't know what PBK is. Thanks.

Link?

I don't know what PBK is. Thanks.
Forum: Southwest
10-25-12, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,451
Posted By VegasVic

111 here.

111 here.
10-16-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By VegasVic

I'll be there with you!

I'll be there with you!
10-16-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By VegasVic

This. Then just pace yourself, keep fuel in...

This.

Then just pace yourself, keep fuel in the tank, and stay hydrated. You'll be fine.
09-10-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,841
Posted By VegasVic

Get a complete fitting done first. Tooling...

Get a complete fitting done first.

Tooling around the parking lot for 15-20 minutes after they adjust the seat height isn't going to tell you anything. For me, the pains/discomfort associated...
09-05-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,457
Posted By VegasVic

Nothing. I find pretty much everything else...

Nothing.

I find pretty much everything else boring as hell and can't force myself to do it for longer than ten minutes. Thank god for the bike, it's something I just love doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,466
Posted By VegasVic

Had lasik around ten years ago For me it truly is...

Had lasik around ten years ago For me it truly is the one thing that's better than sliced bread. I went from not being able to see a damned thing further than 10 feet away from me, to 20/10 in both...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,047
Posted By VegasVic

Your number is upside down.

Your number is upside down.
08-22-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,298
Posted By VegasVic

Carbs, most fried food (I refuse to give up hot...

Carbs, most fried food (I refuse to give up hot wings, so I limit them to once every other week or so), and fast food.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,912
Posted By VegasVic

I had Zeros, I loved the two sided entry, but...

I had Zeros, I loved the two sided entry, but they made my feet hurt, so I went back to SPD-SL pedals. I think they wider platform has something to do with it.
08-22-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,588
Posted By VegasVic

Hardest part of a century is the 8 inches between...

Hardest part of a century is the 8 inches between your ears.
08-21-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By VegasVic

What's the furthest you've ridden? I you can do...

What's the furthest you've ridden? I you can do 40-50, then 75 will be relatively easy if you hydrate, eat, and ride at your own pace.

The rest stops make all the difference in the world.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,131
Posted By VegasVic

Already selling it?

Already selling it?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By VegasVic

+1 Switched to one of those and haven't...

+1

Switched to one of those and haven't looked back. Love it!
08-19-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,235
Posted By VegasVic

113 Two 24oz water bottles lasted 15 miles...

113

Two 24oz water bottles lasted 15 miles and I was done. Screw that, not even remotely fun.
08-18-12, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By VegasVic

If you can do 75, then you can certainly do 100. ...

If you can do 75, then you can certainly do 100.

FFS, just go for it!
08-16-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,930
Posted By VegasVic

235 riding on 25mm Gatorskins. 110 front/120...

235 riding on 25mm Gatorskins. 110 front/120 rear, no problems and rides great.
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