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04-26-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,450
Posted By psalm

Yeah I was on that ride, did a couple of rides...

Yeah I was on that ride, did a couple of rides with Tim up GMR.

Haven't been on this forum in quite a long time, only to wake up with this mention in my email.

RIP PhotoJoe (AKA Tim) a true...
01-23-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,755
Posted By psalm

I've been dealing with a nerve injury on my left...

I've been dealing with a nerve injury on my left leg. Don't ask how it happened, not really sure, but I have been in extreme pain. Been laid out since the first of the year. I'm hoping to be able to...
12-12-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,009
Posted By psalm

Very nice, love the black!

Very nice, love the black!
12-05-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,778
Posted By psalm

I'll play along. ...

I'll play along.

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t254/salmeza/Bike%20stuff/IMG_6918_zpsc09a6871.jpg
08-29-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,223
Posted By psalm

fify

fify
08-28-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,652
Posted By psalm

Absurd!

Absurd!
07-29-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By psalm

Was his bike nicer then yours? Because if it was,...

Was his bike nicer then yours? Because if it was, well then how else do you expect him to show it off?

Disclaimer: I know it's the internet, so in case you can't tell, I was being sarcastic.
07-25-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By psalm

Yeah, sounds like you might be gripping to hard....

Yeah, sounds like you might be gripping to hard. Try riding without gloves. I know it sounds off, but you'd be surprised.
07-21-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By psalm

Not sure if it fits in here, but I remember when...

Not sure if it fits in here, but I remember when I first started riding I used to hope to catch the signal lights red, to get a quick breather. Now I hate it when I have to stop.

So I guess it...
07-18-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,998
Posted By psalm

It looks like the truck did that on purpose.

It looks like the truck did that on purpose.
07-18-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,652
Posted By psalm

Deleting text messages...sounds like someone was...

Deleting text messages...sounds like someone was trying to cover their tracks. Hopefully the lawyer can use that to show the officer knew what they did was their fault, and was trying to tamper with...
07-16-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By psalm

Not a problem at all. I'm currently tipping the...

Not a problem at all. I'm currently tipping the scales at 270, put on some weight recently, and my CAAD10 holds me up just fine. I did upgrade the wheels though. Running DT Swiss RR585 32 spoke 3...
07-14-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,297
Posted By psalm

Test ride as many bikes as you can, one will...

Test ride as many bikes as you can, one will speak to you. When I did it the one that spoke to me was the Cannondale CAAD8. I was 315 pounds the day I rode it home. It's a bit on the aggressive side,...
07-11-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By psalm

As others have stated, only personal experience...

As others have stated, only personal experience here too, so my recommendation is purely based on that. I currently am riding DT Swiss RR585, 32 spoke 3 cross. They are very strong, and very stiff....
06-24-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By psalm

Sorry to heat that, my deepest condolences.

Sorry to heat that, my deepest condolences.
06-20-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,430
Posted By psalm

In a word, yes!

In a word, yes!
06-12-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By psalm

What he ^ said.

What he ^ said.
06-03-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,934
Posted By psalm

I believe they filmed part of Fast and Furious 3,...

I believe they filmed part of Fast and Furious 3, Tokyo Drift up there.
05-22-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By psalm

If it's only been a month give it a little more...

If it's only been a month give it a little more time. It takes a few hundred miles at least to start breaking in not only the seat, but your rear end as well. Also, as Ursa Minor said, a good pair of...
04-03-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,826
Posted By psalm

I know you made your decision, but I just wanted...

I know you made your decision, but I just wanted to do a +1 for the DT RR585. I have a set, 32 3X laced to 105 hubs. I really like them.
03-31-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,226
Posted By psalm

I got my CAAD8 at 315lbs, it's not a relaxed...

I got my CAAD8 at 315lbs, it's not a relaxed geometry at all, but it handled my weight just fine. I did have to swap out the stock wheels for something stronger after a few hundred miles or so. Since...
03-29-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,380
Posted By psalm

Two bottle in cages, one in my back pocket. Hot...

Two bottle in cages, one in my back pocket. Hot days all 3 will be done by the time I get to the shack, but a moderate day I'll go through about 1 1/2 bottles. There is a drinking fountain at the...
03-28-14, 11:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,380
Posted By psalm

Glendora Mountain Road. Not a relaxed ride, and...

Glendora Mountain Road. Not a relaxed ride, and not really a clyde friendly ride either. We do it to feel accomplished. For many of us it's a goal type ride. The Tour of California has used it as...
03-28-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,380
Posted By psalm

Don't let these guys that say they are slow fool...

Don't let these guys that say they are slow fool you. You want to see slow, check out the Strava segment from the gate to the shack on GMR.

Gate -> Shack (http://app.strava.com/segments/830079)
...
03-28-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,380
Posted By psalm

Busted! Hey do you blame me? I tried to...

Busted! Hey do you blame me?

I tried to make it to your ride, I really did. But we had just got back from watching spring training in Arizona, and boy were my arms tired.
03-28-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,380
Posted By psalm

Count me in as a definite maybe. I'm not sure how...

Count me in as a definite maybe. I'm not sure how far up I'll make it considering the lack of conditioning I've had lately. But I will at least try and be there for the start.
03-27-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,189
Posted By psalm

Yikes! :twitchy:

Yikes! :twitchy:
03-27-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,189
Posted By psalm

Does that mean you're going to wheelie over the...

Does that mean you're going to wheelie over the dirt section?
03-24-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By psalm

Ha, 27.87 here, top that! It's the lower the...

Ha, 27.87 here, top that!

It's the lower the better right?
03-24-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By psalm

Nothing like new toys to motivate you, and those...

Nothing like new toys to motivate you, and those wheels are super stiff!



Thank you thank you!



Stealing my lines I see. I'm gone for a little while and...
03-24-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By psalm

Time to get back on that horse

I haven't been posting much, but I've still been lurking. I hit some speed bumps here an there, so I haven't been riding as much as I would like to, and when I don't ride, I don't post much. For some...
12-26-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,134
Posted By psalm

Cycling related, nothing. But I did get a really...

Cycling related, nothing. But I did get a really nice Stanford T-shirt!
08-15-13, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By psalm

Set two goals. An outside mileage goal, and an...

Set two goals. An outside mileage goal, and an indoor time goal.
07-16-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By psalm

You'll be back in no time. At least now maybe we...

You'll be back in no time. At least now maybe we can all keep up with you.
07-16-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,789
Posted By psalm

Are you looking at the Pure because you want that...

Are you looking at the Pure because you want that style of bike? Or do you think at your size that might be the only bike that can handle you? I got my Cannodnale CAAD8 at 315 pounds. It held me...
07-12-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 976
Posted By psalm

Happy to hear you got the best bad news an...

Happy to hear you got the best bad news an oncologist can tell you. If that makes any sense.
07-09-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,665
Posted By psalm

I think my scale isn't being very accurate. I got...

I think my scale isn't being very accurate. I got on and off 3 times in a row, and got 3 different readings, so I'm going with the middle one.

Start weight 286.4
Current weight 284.6 (estimated)...
07-05-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,665
Posted By psalm

Haven't weighed myself again, but I did...

Haven't weighed myself again, but I did ride...barely. I stopped at a light and it felt odd when I unclipped. I looked at my pedals and they seemed fine. I checked my cleats, and yup, they were...
07-05-13, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,197
Posted By psalm

Best adjustment I've done to my bike, which...

Best adjustment I've done to my bike, which helped with the numb hands, was to lower my handlebars.
07-03-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,507
Posted By psalm

http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

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07-03-13, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By psalm

You sure about that? ...

You sure about that?

http://blog.fooyoh.com/_data/samuraix/images/20071120/speedingSofa.jpg
07-03-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,394
Posted By psalm

Wear black bibs and you'll be fine.

Wear black bibs and you'll be fine.
07-02-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,665
Posted By psalm

I hadn't realized how much weight I had gained....

I hadn't realized how much weight I had gained. 286.4 as of this morning. Shooting for 10 pounds and 100+ miles for July.
06-30-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By psalm

It becomes second nature after a while. At this...

It becomes second nature after a while. At this point whenever I ride any bike, clipless or not, I'm turning my ankle when I come to a stop.
06-28-13, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,061
Posted By psalm

I cramped up that day about a mile from home.

I cramped up that day about a mile from home.
06-28-13, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,507
Posted By psalm

http://qph.is.quoracdn.net/main-thumb-t-8762-50-xj...

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06-27-13, 10:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,311
Posted By psalm

I had planned on joining you, but it's supposed...

I had planned on joining you, but it's supposed to hit 103 on Sunday. Hopefully it won't be so hot on the 4th.
06-26-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,665
Posted By psalm

I'll throw my hat into this ring. Lose 10...

I'll throw my hat into this ring.

Lose 10 pounds
Ride 100+ miles
06-24-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By psalm

I was riding Easton EA50's but they tend to flex...

I was riding Easton EA50's but they tend to flex a bit, especially since I've put some weight back on. Right now I'm riding on DT Swiss RR585, 32 spoke 3 cross laced to 105 hubs. I'm really happy...
06-24-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,461
Posted By psalm

Look at the responses here, and look to this...

Look at the responses here, and look to this community. You have friends, and you have people to talk to other then just your wife.

Not to take anything away form you, but I've been there too....
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