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06-06-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By Jet Travis

Let's celebrate with a bike ride to a bakery.

Let's celebrate with a bike ride to a bakery.
06-06-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By Jet Travis

I've ridden a bicycle in nine countries and 24...

I've ridden a bicycle in nine countries and 24 states--and loved all of it. Except for areas where there are lots of cars.
06-04-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Jet Travis

Glad you're safe!

Glad you're safe!
06-04-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,533
Posted By Jet Travis

You'd better make it last. She let you buy those...

You'd better make it last. She let you buy those fancy new wheels, didn't she?
06-04-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,533
Posted By Jet Travis

If that's the case, there are six sister wives in...

If that's the case, there are six sister wives in the family.
06-04-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Jet Travis

:giver:Way to rokk it:giver: Maybe I can get dow...

:giver:Way to rokk it:giver: Maybe I can get dow there in July.
06-03-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,279
Posted By Jet Travis

Here's my lame approach to hanging with the group...

Here's my lame approach to hanging with the group on club rides. I catch 'em on the downhill. I don't take stupid risks (I hope), but I've learned how to get myself pretty aero.
06-03-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,533
Posted By Jet Travis

Maybe sometimes marriage is like hoeing a road...

Maybe sometimes marriage is like hoeing a road...
06-03-09, 05:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,279
Posted By Jet Travis

I think this is the best thread I've seen all...

I think this is the best thread I've seen all year.
06-03-09, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Jet Travis

Enjoy your journey! It beautiful country. I...

Enjoy your journey! It beautiful country. I often ride between Wintergreen and Afton in Virginia.
06-02-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Jet Travis

Let's see, Jet. There's Hawaii and then...well,...

Let's see, Jet. There's Hawaii and then...well, you're just gonna have to suffer though it old man.
06-02-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Jet Travis

Jet, how in the world did you convince your wife?...

Jet, how in the world did you convince your wife? Mine has crazy ideas about wasting my paycheck on food, car repairs, clothing, and other assorted frivolous baubles.
06-02-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,340
Posted By Jet Travis

Thanks for setting me straightening me out on...

Thanks for setting me straightening me out on another thing I've happily been doing wrong my entire life. :twitchy: Actually, I have a couple of pair. They're ok.
06-01-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,340
Posted By Jet Travis

You do not need them. People happily and...

You do not need them. People happily and successfully complete bicycle tours of many months without bibs. In earlier eras the tour de france was won without bibs.
06-01-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Jet Travis

World Championship Bike 1952

Built for Italy's fabled Fausto Coppi, this 56-year-old lugged steel classic merits a place of honor on the 50+ forum.

http://rouleur.cc/recent-features/238-coppibike
05-31-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Jet Travis

You gotta buy those cookies. It's a rule.

You gotta buy those cookies. It's a rule.
05-30-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,279
Posted By Jet Travis

That IS my strategy. FWIW I have read about...

That IS my strategy.

FWIW I have read about riding as if you were a carpet unrolling--starting slowly and spinning up more quickly as you get nearer to the top. Every time I try this, I end up...
05-30-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Jet Travis

Face it stapfam, you're a babe magnet.

Face it stapfam, you're a babe magnet.
05-30-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Jet Travis

Bike Butler? You're dangerously close to a visit...

Bike Butler? You're dangerously close to a visit from houseboy.
05-30-09, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,015
Posted By Jet Travis

+1

+1
05-27-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,015
Posted By Jet Travis

Fabulous ride report. I may just try it next...

Fabulous ride report. I may just try it next year.

I wimped out--opting for the Wilderness Road Ride (60 miles, including getting lost) the day before and working out the kinks with my, um,...
05-21-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Jet Travis

Smokin'!

Smokin'!
05-21-09, 06:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,397
Posted By Jet Travis

I use platform pedals on my mtb, but then I've...

I use platform pedals on my mtb, but then I've spent my entire life unhinged and going nowhere fast.
05-21-09, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Jet Travis

Speaking of Gels--GU Roctane?

Anyone try GU Rocktane? It costs almost twice as much as the regular GU, but one local triathlete I know swears by it. Maybe it's the placebo effect.

http://www.guenergy.com/products/gu-roctane
05-11-09, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Jet Travis

My wife just plays along--she needs a day off,...

My wife just plays along--she needs a day off, too, now and then.
05-11-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Jet Travis

Rokkin' indeed!

Rokkin' indeed!
05-10-09, 03:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By Jet Travis

:eek:Marmite:eek:

:eek:Marmite:eek:
05-09-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By Jet Travis

I quoted that line to my non-cycling wife and she...

I quoted that line to my non-cycling wife and she told me to fuggetaboutit and wash the dishes.
05-09-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By Jet Travis

I'm a pannier guy myself. Prefer having something...

I'm a pannier guy myself. Prefer having something attached to the bike rather than attached to me, but that's just my preference.
05-09-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By Jet Travis

+1 on all counts.

+1 on all counts.
05-09-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Jet Travis

My wife just stuck her head in the door, and...

My wife just stuck her head in the door, and said, "What are you laughing at?"

All I could say is, "stapfam, again."
05-09-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Jet Travis

Boys, I'm beginning to think you're onto...

Boys, I'm beginning to think you're onto something. I think I might just take a nap that day.
05-09-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By Jet Travis

Your mother's right. Now eat this nice piece of...

Your mother's right. Now eat this nice piece of pie.
05-09-09, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Jet Travis

Wilderness Road Ride/Mountains of Misery

May 23, 24--Blacksburg, VA area?

http://www.cyclingdoubleheader.com/mountains-of-misery

Anyone planning on being there?
05-09-09, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By Jet Travis

Swell bike. I know you'll enjoy fixing 'er up.

Swell bike. I know you'll enjoy fixing 'er up.
05-01-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By Jet Travis

Will this make a good bike shed? A good...

Will this make a good bike shed?

A good bike should not shed. If it does, you should check the warranty. You may be in line for a frame replacement.
04-26-09, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Jet Travis

Beware the pod people. They appear normal...

Beware the pod people. They appear normal enough, but they ride re***bents and suck out your brains.
04-26-09, 05:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,425
Posted By Jet Travis

Welcome aboard. It seems we are moving into a...

Welcome aboard. It seems we are moving into a kind of golden age of just the kind of bike you are looking for--bikes not built on a racing model but for people who want to ride around town,...
04-25-09, 07:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,150
Posted By Jet Travis

Five years ago, I would have said no way. Three...

Five years ago, I would have said no way. Three years ago, in desperation, I tried one. Helped. A lot.
04-24-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By Jet Travis

I'm a world-class sleeper. I often fall asleep...

I'm a world-class sleeper. I often fall asleep on the runway before the plane takes off, in meetings, under trees during rest breaks on rides. To ensure the perfect weekend nap, I go for a hard...
04-23-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Jet Travis

what maxx and jet said. :thumb:

what maxx and jet said. :thumb:
04-23-09, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By Jet Travis

I'd help you move but you live too far away.

I'd help you move but you live too far away.
04-22-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By Jet Travis

Well, done, Jet!!! I've been out of the loop for...

Well, done, Jet!!! I've been out of the loop for awhile. Glad to see that smokin' hot photo--and report.
04-19-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Jet Travis

These, by Frank Patterson, are nice cycling...

These, by Frank Patterson, are nice cycling scenes that were used to illustrate old British cycling magazines. I've got one of his books but not the art itself. You can click on the images for a...
04-16-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By Jet Travis

True, east hill. Sadly true.

True, east hill. Sadly true.
04-16-09, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By Jet Travis

She could overhaul my crank anytime...Did I just...

She could overhaul my crank anytime...Did I just say that?
04-16-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Jet Travis

Probably get hammered by the wind.

Probably get hammered by the wind.
04-16-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Jet Travis

Tom, Your avatar is burning my retinas. My...

Tom,

Your avatar is burning my retinas. My lawyer will be contacting you shortly.
04-16-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Jet Travis

Anybody Going to Cycle North Carolina This Weekend?

http://www.ncsports.org/cncevent2.php

I plan to be there. If you're going, lemme know. We'll knock back a couple of shots of Geritol.
04-16-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By Jet Travis

Upon further review, it seems to me the chicks...

Upon further review, it seems to me the chicks are a bike magnet.
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