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05-08-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,034
Posted By cookingjnj

Bontrager RL

Bontrager RL
04-29-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,913
Posted By cookingjnj

Good weather and good ride yesterday. Now looks...

Good weather and good ride yesterday. Now looks like three days of rain coming up. Ugh.


Goal: 200
4/1 - 30.7
4/4 - 15.21
4/6 - 27.24
4/7 - 23.54
4/25 - 32.89
4/28 - 27.64
04-25-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,913
Posted By cookingjnj

Combination of really poor weather the past few...

Combination of really poor weather the past few weeks, and home obligations, have not been on the bike for two weeks ugh! Got a good ride in today however:

Goal: 200
4/1 - 30.7
4/4 - 15.21
4/6...
04-10-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,462
Posted By cookingjnj

Don't know if it considered a channel, but Global...

Don't know if it considered a channel, but Global Cycling Network (GCN) has hundreds of videos an all types of bicycling topics.
04-07-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,913
Posted By cookingjnj

I got in a nice 23.54 miles today. Goal: 200...

I got in a nice 23.54 miles today.

Goal: 200
4/1 - 30.7
4/4 - 15.21
4/6 - 27.24
4/7 - 23.54

MTD - 96.82
04-06-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,760
Posted By cookingjnj

27.24 miles today.

27.24 miles today.
04-06-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,342
Posted By cookingjnj

Someone mentioned earlier, I used to do one...

Someone mentioned earlier, I used to do one bottle of water and one Gatorade. Now it is 100% water during the ride. An ice cold chocolate milk after a long (for me 50+ miles) hot ride.
04-06-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,913
Posted By cookingjnj

I was able to hit 154 miles in March. I am making...

I was able to hit 154 miles in March. I am making my goal 200 Miles for April!
I got in a nice 27.24 miles today.

Goal: 200
4/1 - 30.7
4/4 - 15.21
4/6 - 27.24

MTD - 73.23
04-06-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,671
Posted By cookingjnj

Thanks, don't get me wrong, I LOVE MY BIKE!!!

Thanks, don't get me wrong, I LOVE MY BIKE!!!
04-06-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,671
Posted By cookingjnj

Not nearly as nice as many of your bikes folks. ...

Not nearly as nice as many of your bikes folks. There are some real beauties posted. Mine is a 2008 Specialized Allez Elite. All stock with exception of RL wheels I added a few years ago. Getting...
04-02-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,913
Posted By cookingjnj

I was able to hit 154 miles in March. I am...

I was able to hit 154 miles in March. I am making my goal 200 Miles for April!

Goal: 200
4/1 - 30.7

YTD: 184.7
03-28-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By cookingjnj

That's all I've got here. Well, that and one more...

That's all I've got here. Well, that and one more thing: there is no tomorrow, only today. Every one of the exercise plans I've ever created for myself has only worked if I started it the day I...
03-28-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,302
Posted By cookingjnj

Started riding for the season a couple weeks...

Started riding for the season a couple weeks before all the s... hit the fan so to speak. About half my rides have been solo, and half with one or two others. With all the restrictions, as others...
Forum: Northeast
03-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,558
Posted By cookingjnj

Myself and a bunch of buddies will be riding the...

Myself and a bunch of buddies will be riding the 5 Boro again this year for the 6th time. Last year, due to the cold and rain, only three of the seven us road the course. Yeah, it was miserable and...
08-09-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,695
Posted By cookingjnj

I am partial to jelly beans. Seem to work the...

I am partial to jelly beans. Seem to work the same as the gels for me, and as mentioned above, taste much better.
08-02-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By cookingjnj

Awesome job and congrats.

Awesome job and congrats.
08-01-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,570
Posted By cookingjnj

Currently ride a 2008 Specialized Allez Elite. I...

Currently ride a 2008 Specialized Allez Elite. I go anywhere between 245 - 250, although keep trying to get that weight lower. After popping a spoke while on a down hill, I replaced the stock...
07-30-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,281
Posted By cookingjnj

Not really a slang ... "Pain is temporary,...

Not really a slang ... "Pain is temporary, quitting is forever"
07-30-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 955
Posted By cookingjnj

Core muscle weight training, and interval cardio...

Core muscle weight training, and interval cardio on the bike will help you go faster. As mentioned earlier, the best way to improve riding hills.....is to ride hills.
07-22-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,712
Posted By cookingjnj

Can't help you with the paid Strava as I have...

Can't help you with the paid Strava as I have only used the free app (for about 6-7 years now), and the free app does all I need.
05-19-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,971
Posted By cookingjnj

I picked these up on Amazon. ...

I picked these up on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/QING-OUTDOOR-Wicking-Adjustable-Cycling/dp/B012O1C2N0/ref=pd_ybh_a_37?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=C40Q852Y3QW1ASYQC1FP
Forum: Northeast
05-07-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,976
Posted By cookingjnj

Although packet pick-up was a bit tougher this...

Although packet pick-up was a bit tougher this year, the weather held out and it was a great time yesterday. Might be the best out of the four I have participated in. Looking forward again to next...
Forum: Northeast
05-05-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,976
Posted By cookingjnj

As expected, was much more of a pain in the butt...

As expected, was much more of a pain in the butt than the old location. Line for the ferry to go over to Red Hook was out of the terminal all the way to the street. Decided to take Uber instead. ...
Forum: Northeast
05-04-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,976
Posted By cookingjnj

Yeah, we are not too happy with the move to Red...

Yeah, we are not too happy with the move to Red Hook. We come in from Central NJ, and getting to Red Hook is going to be a pain. Leaving my house in about 10 minutes, so will find out for sure. ...
04-08-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By cookingjnj

Garden State Tour de Cure. Charity ride...

Garden State Tour de Cure. Charity ride supporting American Diabetes Association. Ride starts and ends at Rider University on June 2, 2018. They have 10 mile, 30 mile, 63 mile and 100 mile courses...
Forum: Northeast
05-11-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,898
Posted By cookingjnj

Sign up early in January, usually sells out...

Sign up early in January, usually sells out quickly. A great ride on streets/roads we normally would never have an opportunity to ride on a bicycle without any other motorized traffic. Lots of fun,...
05-11-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,382
Posted By cookingjnj

Jacques Anquetil -- for his 5th win.

Jacques Anquetil -- for his 5th win.
Forum: Northeast
05-11-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,329
Posted By cookingjnj

Sandy Hook to Cape May

Hey, sorry if this is a repeat post, I did not see anything posted recently. Has anyone done the 168 mile Explore the Jersey Shore route from SH to Cape May. A couple of us are looking for a...
Forum: Northeast
05-11-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,898
Posted By cookingjnj

Weather generally held up this year. A few light...

Weather generally held up this year. A few light showers here and there, but mostly dry for the entire event. A couple of bottlenecks in the usual places, but an enjoyable ride, for those who...
05-06-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By cookingjnj

Candy Apple Red and white vinyl banana seat...

Candy Apple Red and white vinyl banana seat Sting-Ray. Don't recall the year, but probably '70 or '71. Canklecat above describes his as a single speed, I recall mine being a 5 speed with the car...
Forum: Northeast
03-06-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,898
Posted By cookingjnj

Yes sir. Riding now 4 or 5 years. Myself and a...

Yes sir. Riding now 4 or 5 years. Myself and a bunch of buddies make it a full weekend starting with registration Friday night, dinner and drinks in NYC, ferry across the river Sunday morning, ride...
10-12-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 20,563
Posted By cookingjnj

Looks like I am one of the "big" guys on this...

Looks like I am one of the "big" guys on this thread. 52 5'11 255lbs. I completed two centuries and two metric centuries this summer. With work and family obligations, still never enough time to...
10-05-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,829
Posted By cookingjnj

+1 on the Performance Ultra Bib Shorts

+1 on the Performance Ultra Bib Shorts
09-27-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By cookingjnj

Hi Rhythm. How did you make out on the Twin...

Hi Rhythm. How did you make out on the Twin Lights Tour this year. What a great day for a bike ride along the Jersey Shore. A few of us completed the century this year, and the weather could not...
09-27-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By cookingjnj

Looks very tempting, interesting and most...

Looks very tempting, interesting and most important fun. Finished the Twin Lights Tour this last weekend, riding the Bicycling Fall Classic this weekend. Might try the Bike and Beers event later in...
06-03-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By cookingjnj

Spin Doctor Pro G3. Works great, never have had...

Spin Doctor Pro G3. Works great, never have had an issue.
05-24-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By cookingjnj

I would agree with Cola and Chief. I was riding...

I would agree with Cola and Chief. I was riding stock wheels on my Specialized Allez Elite when I broke a spoke. I took it to my LBS to have the spoke fixed. They indicated the spoke could be...
07-03-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,837
Posted By cookingjnj

I'm in. Up to 38 teams now.

I'm in. Up to 38 teams now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,937
Posted By cookingjnj

I purchased at the entry level so I would have to...

I purchased at the entry level so I would have to say:

1.) Specialized (I bought a Specialized Allez Elite)
2.) Giant (Really like this bike too)
3.) Trek (It is the name, but a good bike just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26,805
Views: 16,810,909
Posted By cookingjnj

New to the forum, and do not have pictures of my...

New to the forum, and do not have pictures of my bikes, sorry guys. I have been riding a 2002 Raleigh SC 30 Hybrid bike for about 7 years. Just bought my first road bike a 2008 Allez Elite in the...
Forum: Introductions
06-22-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By cookingjnj

Hello from Central Jersey

Hi all... I am a newbie to this forum, and glad to be here. I have been an off and on rider for the past 6 years riding 15 - 20 miles 2 or three times a week from May - Sept. The past 6 years I...
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