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08-13-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,848
Posted By RunningPirate

That can happen, yes, and itís frustrating. Good...

That can happen, yes, and itís frustrating. Good on you for working with her while maintaining focus on your goals.
08-12-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,848
Posted By RunningPirate

Hey Jym- Admittedly, I haven’t read all of...

Hey Jym-

Admittedly, I haven’t read all of the posts, but on the first post you mentioned a lack of faith and support from family members. Have they changed their mind yet? Coz you’ve come quite...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By RunningPirate

Greetings from the peninsula! About 10 years ago...

Greetings from the peninsula! About 10 years ago I revived an old touring bike (Dawes Galaxy) bought a new bike (Raleigh Record Ace) and shortly realized I like older bikes and don’t need things like...
03-26-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,224
Posted By RunningPirate

Greetings from the peninsula! I see these at...

Greetings from the peninsula! I see these at Caltrain Stations over here. So folks can just dump them wherever?
03-25-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,263
Posted By RunningPirate

Do you find that you donít get harassed much with...

Do you find that you donít get harassed much with that hatchet showing?
03-25-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,263
Posted By RunningPirate

Yep..my old commuter was a rigid MTB with...

Yep..my old commuter was a rigid MTB with Michelin city tires on it. The new adventure bike has a fast knobby (Kendra K-Rad) that gets used for commuting...
03-25-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,949
Posted By RunningPirate

Guilty. When I built up my Dawes Galaxy and had...

Guilty. When I built up my Dawes Galaxy and had it painted metallic green with a honey Brooks saddle...of when I bought my white pearl Record Ace...or the old Jamis Diablo I resurrected with a...
12-27-16, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By RunningPirate

Santa [ahem] gave my girlfriends daughter one of...

Santa [ahem] gave my girlfriends daughter one of these for Xmas..
https://www.rei.com/media/product/851116

She hasn't gotten off of her training wheels, yet, but the hope is that this will entice...
Forum: Commuting
12-26-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15,292
Views: 11,042,670
Posted By RunningPirate

Yep...the mechanic completely stripped the frame...

Yep...the mechanic completely stripped the frame and sent it out, then reassembled it upon return. I'll try to post some better pics later on...
12-26-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,121
Posted By RunningPirate

Good man. The issue is not so much falling down...

Good man. The issue is not so much falling down (I mean, really: Latkes? No mortal can be expected to turn those down) but rather getting back on the plan is what matters. Keep on keeping on......
12-26-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,513
Posted By RunningPirate

I think it's down to what works for the...

I think it's down to what works for the individual. I like to have something before, as for me, it gives me energy; if I don't, I get light headed and swimmy somewhere mid-workout. I'd say...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-16, 12:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,884
Posted By RunningPirate

I run the front and rear on flash...

I run the front and rear on flash...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-16, 12:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,798
Posted By RunningPirate

Oooohhh! Fancy! We have something similar...

Oooohhh! Fancy!

We have something similar on a smaller scale for our campus bikes...though we have to pump our own air :( The bike wash station and the vending machine is a nice touch.

For...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15,292
Views: 11,042,670
Posted By RunningPirate

Just got this out of the shop last week. The...

Just got this out of the shop last week. The frame is 1989 Jamis Diablo that I had powder coated. The rotating equipment are components that I stripped off of my old FSR (I never rode it, and when...
Forum: Foo
12-08-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,351
Views: 86,231
Posted By RunningPirate

I have a pet Giraffe named "Mildew."

I have a pet Giraffe named "Mildew."
12-05-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,624
Posted By RunningPirate

Dunno how to tell you this, but he's probably...

Dunno how to tell you this, but he's probably going to turn out like me... :D
12-03-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By RunningPirate

Outside of the rules (which, in this case, isn't...

Outside of the rules (which, in this case, isn't unreasonable) there is a guy that's a little badge heavy. Once, at the Mt View station, there was a guy that was riding up to a middle car (the front...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,781
Posted By RunningPirate

Belmont, CA to Sunnyvale, CA Route: 11 Mile...

Belmont, CA to Sunnyvale, CA
Route: 11 Mile ride am, 5 Mile ride pm

Road conditions / surfaces: 15 minutes on CalTrain, then ~60 on streets ranging from neighborhoods to secondary thoroughfares. ...
12-03-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,624
Posted By RunningPirate

Dad had a train set. For reasons of Okie...

Dad had a train set. For reasons of Okie engineering, he had two power packs wired together, which left him with a spare power cord - about four feet in length - that terminated in bare wires. One...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
12-02-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,546
Posted By RunningPirate

You'd fetch a pretty penny on eBay, what's your...

You'd fetch a pretty penny on eBay, what's your name?
12-01-16, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,624
Posted By RunningPirate

I have 74.5 on my commuter...it's fine once I...

I have 74.5 on my commuter...it's fine once I start rolling (I'm 255#) but damn those stoplights suck... can't fathom what 82 would be like...
12-01-16, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,624
Posted By RunningPirate

Used to work at a place where one of the (OK,...

Used to work at a place where one of the (OK, many) of the project managers was incompetent. Contractors had a "George" surcharge for all of his projects...
12-01-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,624
Posted By RunningPirate

That's the hard/ugly side! Any reason you...

That's the hard/ugly side! Any reason you didn't go from Ohlone? (Other than you didn't want to, which is a perfectly acceptable reason)
11-30-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,121
Posted By RunningPirate

Sorry about the accident. As for the...

Sorry about the accident. As for the binging...it happens. They gray squishy thing between out ears often has some faulty software that makes us do illogical things (like binge when we're angry,...
Forum: Foo
11-28-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By RunningPirate

What's in your wallet?

What's in your wallet?
Forum: Commuting
11-26-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,426
Posted By RunningPirate

And ther air speed velocity...

And ther air speed velocity...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-16, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,820
Posted By RunningPirate

Yeah..Santa always takes a dump in my stocking...

Yeah..Santa always takes a dump in my stocking...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,820
Posted By RunningPirate

Thermos thing that fits in a bottle cage, so I ca...

Thermos thing that fits in a bottle cage, so I ca have coffee on commutes/tea on nighttime rides
New h bars for the Bob Jackson...maybe mustache?
Also, Santa already dropped my í89 Jamis Diablo off...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,245
Posted By RunningPirate

+1 for the Contour. I have it on the left side...

+1 for the Contour. I have it on the left side of the helmet. Not fool proof, it's true, but I figure it might be of assistance if something unfortunate happens.
02-28-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,354
Posted By RunningPirate

well...its practical...

well...its practical...
02-22-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By RunningPirate

04jan16 - 224.5 11jan16 - 223.5 19jan16 -...

04jan16 - 224.5
11jan16 - 223.5
19jan16 - 224.0
25jan15 - 222.5
01feb16 - 223.0
09feb16 - 226.0
15feb16 - 220.0
22feb16 - 216.0

yowza! Methinks that's in part due to the 21 mi tied I did...
02-21-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By RunningPirate

2016 Clydesdale/Athena Biggest Loser Thread - Week 8

Hi Folks!

You all know the drill. The entries are worth points and the points don't matter! (extra points if you know what TV show that's from, and no fair Googling)
02-21-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By RunningPirate

That's the bugger with losing weight; once you...

That's the bugger with losing weight; once you get lighter, it becomes harder to burn calories. But 3 lbs/week is still rock star status, AFAIC!
02-16-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By RunningPirate

Yeah, I've done that...just keep at it!

Yeah, I've done that...just keep at it!
02-15-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By RunningPirate

04jan16 - 224.5 11jan16 - 223.5 19jan16 -...

04jan16 - 224.5
11jan16 - 223.5
19jan16 - 224.0
25jan15 - 222.5
01feb16 - 223.0
09feb16 - 226.0
15feb16 - 220.0

Ill take it.
02-14-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By RunningPirate

2016 Clydesdale/Athena Biggest Loser Thread - Week 7

Hi Folks!

Happy Valentines Day! How'd we do with the candy? I was good until a few minutes ago when I killed a bar of Trapper Joe's Simply Lite 50% Cocoa Low Carb Dark Chocolate. Only 4g carbs...
02-09-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By RunningPirate

Slow and steady. Remember, as a culture, we want...

Slow and steady. Remember, as a culture, we want to lose 20 lbs by next week. Losing 50 lbs in a year just isn't...sexy! So just keep on keeping on... You'll get there...
02-09-16, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By RunningPirate

04jan16 - 224.5 11jan16 - 223.5 19jan16 -...

04jan16 - 224.5
11jan16 - 223.5
19jan16 - 224.0
25jan15 - 222.5
01feb16 - 223.0
09feb16 - 226.0

hmmm....while I did eat a lot on SB Sunday, wasn't expecting this. I did do some checking and...
02-08-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By RunningPirate

2016 Clydesdale/Athena Biggest Loser Thread - Week 6

Hi folks!

How'd we survive the Super Bowl? I was reasonably OK, but I almost fell to the siren song of tortilla chips. I'm still waiting a day before I post...just in case... Anyway, you all...
02-01-16, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By RunningPirate

04jan16 - 224.5 11jan16 - 223.5 19jan16 -...

04jan16 - 224.5
11jan16 - 223.5
19jan16 - 224.0
25jan15 - 222.5
01feb16 - 223.0
02-01-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By RunningPirate

2016 Clydesdales/Athenas Biggest Loser Thread - Week 5

Hi Folks!

OK, first week of February! Post 'em if you got 'em!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By RunningPirate

I might drive up on Saturday, depending. Not...

I might drive up on Saturday, depending. Not sure what I'll be looking for other than inspiration, I reckon. I'll probably spend more time driving there than I'll actually spend on site, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,312
Posted By RunningPirate

Years ago (OK, 2010) when I was convinced that I...

Years ago (OK, 2010) when I was convinced that I simply had to have a road-specific bike (in addition to my touring bike which I had recently resurrected) I bought a new Record Ace. The bike is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,583
Posted By RunningPirate

With longer rides and runs, even if I'm fueling...

With longer rides and runs, even if I'm fueling during, I'd kill every protein-related item (red meat, peanut butter, cheese) in sight for a day or two afterwards.
01-25-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,078
Posted By RunningPirate

OK, so admittedly I haven't read all 7 pages of...

OK, so admittedly I haven't read all 7 pages of this thread, but I largely suspect that it really depends on the shop. So far, in my experience with LBS's, they've been good...it seems that the...
01-25-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By RunningPirate

04JAN16 - 224.5 11JAN16 - 223.5 19JAN16 -...

04JAN16 - 224.5
11JAN16 - 223.5
19JAN16 - 224.0
25JAN15 - 222.5

Ahhh! Much better - that's the direction I like... Admittedly, this is coming off slower than I'd prefer, but I'll still take...
01-25-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By RunningPirate

2016 Clydesdale/Athena Biggest Loser Thread - Week 4

Hi Folks!

Week 4 already? Where has the time gone?

Anyway, you know the drill: Post your weight on whatever weigh-in day you usually do, plus food, miles, mental status, alien abduction...
01-24-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By RunningPirate

Damn! Youre winding out to 20 lbs this month!...

Damn! Youre winding out to 20 lbs this month! Outstanding!
01-23-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,154
Posted By RunningPirate

Adding to what others said: Cheaper to buy that...

Adding to what others said: Cheaper to buy that build.

This was driven home to me some years ago when I bought my Record Ace. I originally was going to get the lower model which had Tiagra...
01-23-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By RunningPirate

"If weight is such an important factor, wouldn't...

"If weight is such an important factor, wouldn't it make sense that instead of trying to get a a pounds off the bicycle, it would be a lot easier to simply have the cyclist lose a few pounds off his...
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