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Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,208
Posted By Captain Insano

I don't ride on the road with earbuds, especially...

I don't ride on the road with earbuds, especially here in Tennessee (drivers here just can't seem to comprehend that there's a bike on their road). If I did, however, I'd play "Bad Motor Scooter" by...
04-29-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,492
Posted By Captain Insano

Captain Insano

Captain Insano is Bobby Boucher’s pro wrestling hero in “The Waterboy”. I love that movie - it’s so endearingly stupid. The name has no connection to cycling whatsoever.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,259
Posted By Captain Insano

Do, or do not. There is no justify.

Do, or do not. There is no justify.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,764
Posted By Captain Insano

99 rides 2,508 miles 67,408 ft elevation gain...

99 rides
2,508 miles
67,408 ft elevation gain
161 hours in the saddle

I gotta ride more hills!
10-17-12, 04:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,410
Posted By Captain Insano

The exodus has begun. Along with Nike, Trek,...

The exodus has begun. Along with Nike, Trek, Anheuser-Busch, RadioShack, and Giro all terminated their endorsement contracts with Armstrong today. Even Honey Stinger, which is partially owned by...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,832
Posted By Captain Insano

I'd bet Trek, Nike, Oakley, et al, have a "morals...

I'd bet Trek, Nike, Oakley, et al, have a "morals clause" in their endorsement contracts with Armstrong. They probably can't recover the money they've already paid him, but they sure can stop future...
Forum: For Sale
03-07-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 121,094
Posted By Captain Insano

Have: Easton EA90, 120 mm, 0 degrees, 31.8 mm...

Have: Easton EA90, 120 mm, 0 degrees, 31.8 mm clamp, very good condition
Want: Easton EA70 (4 bolt face), 100 mm, +/-6 degrees, 31.8 mm clamp
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,289
Posted By Captain Insano

I've been a Type 1 diabetic for the past 33...

I've been a Type 1 diabetic for the past 33 years, and a semi-serious cyclist for the past two years. I wish I found cycling a lot sooner! It's great exercise, has really lowered my A1c (from the...
06-04-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By Captain Insano

Riding anywhere along the Newport Beach -...

Riding anywhere along the Newport Beach - Huntington Beach bike paths requires peace, love and understanding. I was on the HB path this morning, and a kid was coming towards me on his beach cruiser,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Captain Insano

+1 on the Superfeet. I've got a pair, and...

+1 on the Superfeet. I've got a pair, and they've worked wonders.

Try Superfeet Yellow, which are specific to cycling shoes, hockey skates and ski boots (all narrow shoes with stiff soles). ...
05-20-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 46,092
Posted By Captain Insano

True, true. You've currently got the Tour of...

True, true. You've currently got the Tour of California and the Giro d'Italia in full bloom, so the public is generally aware that some big bike race is going on somewhere. If he dropped this last...
05-20-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 46,092
Posted By Captain Insano

The guy spends years and upwards of a million...

The guy spends years and upwards of a million dollars defending himself against those who accuse him of cheating, and only now admits that he was a doper. And now he's trying to implicate the rest...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Captain Insano

I mean, you could...but why?

I mean, you could...but why?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Captain Insano

Just remember to clip out! It's a forced thought...

Just remember to clip out! It's a forced thought at first, but soon becomes second nature. Falling while you're clipped in is a right of passage - you'll do it, and it'll remind you to clip out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 973
Posted By Captain Insano

"Dear Lord, please grant wisdom to my fellow...

"Dear Lord, please grant wisdom to my fellow travelers, so that they look up from their iPhones and Blackberrys long enough not to kill me. Amen."
Forum: For Sale
04-13-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 121,094
Posted By Captain Insano

Have: Bontrager Race Lite -- 90 mm, +-17*,...

Have: Bontrager Race Lite -- 90 mm, +-17*, black, 31.8 **GONE**

Want: Surprise me
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,419
Posted By Captain Insano

Ray-Ban uber alles

+1 on the Wayfarers with prescription lenses. My big noggin means not a lot of sunglasses will fit, but Wayfarers do.
03-20-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,824
Posted By Captain Insano

The (alleged) murderer plead not guilty...

The (alleged) murderer plead not guilty yesterday:

http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2010/03/19/publicsafety/dpt-izquieta032010.txt

By the way, methadone is commonly used to treat heroin...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Captain Insano

The same ad just appeared in the Orange County...

The same ad just appeared in the Orange County (CA) CL, with even shorter text:

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/1640830253.html

A very enterprising scammer, who ever it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Captain Insano

I did, and returned them after a twenty mile ride...

I did, and returned them after a twenty mile ride (my LBS took them right back, and I got some Grand Prix 4000 S's instead). I was replacing worn out Bontrager Race X Lites.

The Hardshells just...
03-05-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Captain Insano

You might try Two Wheels One Planet, which is on...

You might try Two Wheels One Planet, which is on 17th St. in Costa Mesa. It used to be Sea Schwinn. Their mechanics, Tomas and Fernando, have been there forever; they may have originally put your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Captain Insano

I think that's a chick. If that's a dude,...

I think that's a chick. If that's a dude, well...ewwww.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,841
Posted By Captain Insano

+1 on the Brooks Brothers slim fit. I've got a...

+1 on the Brooks Brothers slim fit. I've got a closet full of them. I've got a huge neck, but am slim-ish (slim-esque?) elsewhere, and the slim fit is the only shirt that doesn't look like I'm...
12-07-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By Captain Insano

Way back in the day (late 70's - early 80's),...

Way back in the day (late 70's - early 80's), there was the IV Bike Race, where the participants would follow a pick-up truck full of beer kegs, which stopped every half mile or so to let everybody...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By Captain Insano

Take a look at the Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle. ...

Take a look at the Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle. I'm a lesser Clyde (6', 205), and it works great for me. Soft, but not too soft, and a wide back end. They're more than you want to spend (~$70),...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 10,760
Posted By Captain Insano

Whatever rock you buy, make sure the stone is...

Whatever rock you buy, make sure the stone is secure in its setting. My wife's diamond fell out of her ring after about 10 years of continuous wear (one of the four prongs had bent open), and we...
11-02-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,162
Posted By Captain Insano

The Mountains to the Sea Trail is indeed a...

The Mountains to the Sea Trail is indeed a beautiful ride, and at least the southern portion (near the sea) is dedicated bike trail. That doesn't mean it's without its hazards, however. I came upon...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 20,662
Posted By Captain Insano

An article in today's L.A. Times about the trial:...

An article in today's L.A. Times about the trial:

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cyclists-trial1-2009nov01,0,159992.story

Let's hope the jury convicts. Arrogance, thy name is Dr....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,230
Posted By Captain Insano

You're going to wear white after Labor Day?! ...

You're going to wear white after Labor Day?! Sheesh.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,726
Posted By Captain Insano

Interesting, this was the topic of last Sunday's...

Interesting, this was the topic of last Sunday's sermon (minus the spandex). Our pastor related his own experience, when he was out driving with his family. The light had turned green, and he was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,341
Posted By Captain Insano

My two older boys are both in college, and both...

My two older boys are both in college, and both live off campus. We live with the assumption that there will be at least one bike stolen per kid, per semester, for the duration of their college life....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Captain Insano

Adidas FR Jersey

redcon1: Please check your PM's.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 31,989
Posted By Captain Insano

Terry Liberator Y Gel. If you're an over-50...

Terry Liberator Y Gel. If you're an over-50 Clydesdale Fred (like me), don't leave home without it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 63,699
Posted By Captain Insano

6'0" 57 cm 33" cycling 32" pants Long...

6'0"
57 cm
33" cycling
32" pants
Long torso, short legs
08-21-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,128
Posted By Captain Insano

(Ex) diet Coke-aholic

I've been a type 1 diabetic for 31+ years now, and have been a diet soda drinker for about that long. The first diet sodas (anyone remember Tab?) could gag a maggot, but when there aren't many...
Forum: Introductions
08-14-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Captain Insano

Greetings from the OC

Hi. I'm Steve, and I'm new to cycling, having just bought a 2004 Lemond Zurich. Trying to lose the poundage, and figured cycling is a great way to do it, and meet a bunch of new people along the...
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