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01-18-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,091
Posted By boyze

[QUOTE=GeorgeBMac;15170195]I find the anti-Lance...

[QUOTE=GeorgeBMac;15170195]I find the anti-Lance crowd a little juvenile...

Lance was simply doing what everybody else was doing -- but doing it better. Everybody was:
-- Riding bikes
-- Doping...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,993
Posted By boyze

now that there is funny :roflmao2:

now that there is funny :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 15,873
Posted By boyze

ditto!!

ditto!!
05-22-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 10,091
Posted By boyze

agreed!

agreed!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,440
Posted By boyze

ditto

ditto
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By boyze

watch and learn

watch and learn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,170
Posted By boyze

From another perspective. Assuming the OP and...

From another perspective. Assuming the OP and partner's normal riding speed is at a speed where the major resistance is aero drag and they are on a flat, windless course then the majority of the...
Forum: Foo
09-15-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,831
Posted By boyze

Greed, arrogance and stupidity have consequences....

Greed, arrogance and stupidity have consequences. Unfortunately, the pain inflicted on the innocent parties are part of the affected.
Forum: Northeast
07-26-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By boyze

I did the race 2 times in the mid 80's with top...

I did the race 2 times in the mid 80's with top 10 finishes. It's a relentless monster, nothing comparable that I have found (grade and length) in the eastern US and perhaps all of NA.

There...
Forum: Foo
03-07-08, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By boyze

value has many forms including our own ;)

value has many forms including our own ;)
01-01-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,237
Posted By boyze

The odds that the most genetically suited person...

The odds that the most genetically suited person (combined physical and mental) for cycling would ever even try the sport is near 0.

A more interesting thought is the number of could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,042
Posted By boyze

$3.5k should put one pretty high on the...

$3.5k should put one pretty high on the diminishing return curve unless one's return curve is heavily weighted with show factors :D
Forum: Foo
10-25-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,517
Posted By boyze

that whole marriage thing is so yesterday. Keep...

that whole marriage thing is so yesterday. Keep your state of freedom ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,891
Posted By boyze

the space behind a fast wheel is free, but take...

the space behind a fast wheel is free, but take at your own risk :D
Forum: Foo
10-13-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,221
Posted By boyze

I spread my tail feathers and prance when I'm...

I spread my tail feathers and prance when I'm near hot female fodder :D
Forum: Foo
10-13-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,892
Posted By boyze

I suspect what many married men consider getting...

I suspect what many married men consider getting hit on is actually their ego getting a self massage :D
09-03-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,638
Posted By boyze

1979

1979
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,107
Posted By boyze

this is a no brainer

this is a no brainer
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,748
Posted By boyze

Your average speed will go up because you can...

Your average speed will go up because you can spin at the sweet spot longer. Try riding an undulating course in only one gear, and then with 2 gears and so on. You average speed will likely...
08-05-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,963
Posted By boyze

I find it heart warming and breathtaking that an...

I find it heart warming and breathtaking that an internet stranger cares more for my overall fitness and physical appearance than I do ;) I know I'll be up early in the morning with a new outlook...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-07, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By boyze

Your insecurity will fade as quickly as the pack...

Your insecurity will fade as quickly as the pack gets dropped. I've never seen race result listings ID bikes next to the rider's name or placing. Bike racing is a mine game. Use your sleeper ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,363
Posted By boyze

I find it heart warming, in an amusing sort of...

I find it heart warming, in an amusing sort of way, that internet strangers worry more about my money and my spending habits than my spouse, kids, bankers, stock brokers ............... :D Get out...
Forum: Foo
08-01-07, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 564
Posted By boyze

I did this race as an individual a couple of...

I did this race as an individual a couple of times in the 80's. There used to be a few of this type in New England in years past. Not sure what's out there these days.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,446
Posted By boyze

Buy a used racing bike and the necessary gear for...

Buy a used racing bike and the necessary gear for well under a grand, train and race for a season and you will come to understand. And as an added bonus it will likely improve your running if you...
07-26-07, 01:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,930
Posted By boyze

Actually about the same. However, I suspect my...

Actually about the same. However, I suspect my 55 year old quads and significantly lower weekly mileage have more to do with my present speed than the equipment improvements.



Very true. ...
07-26-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,930
Posted By boyze

For most of the race only the front few dudes are...

For most of the race only the front few dudes are putting out that much power. Many riders on this forum could easily get pulled along in the middle of a 169 rider peleton on a flat stage at 25 mph...
07-26-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,930
Posted By boyze

I bought my first racing bike in 1975. My most...

I bought my first racing bike in 1975. My most recent racing bike was bought in 2003. The differences are quite notable:

- 7 lbs
- brake lever mounted index shifting
- 150 psi, rarely flat...
Forum: Foo
06-24-07, 10:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,261
Posted By boyze

There's no meaning other than the daily ride or...

There's no meaning other than the daily ride or whatever your comfort zone is. The human species is a mere blip on the galactic scale. In roughly 3.5B years the sun dies. Long before that our...
06-05-07, 07:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,673
Posted By boyze

One might argue that running is not the "single...

One might argue that running is not the "single most efficient way to lose weight". It's not a bad way, but cross country skiing for a couple of hours, or rowing, or any aerobic activity where...
05-05-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By boyze

getting out of sight is a huge advantage for...

getting out of sight is a huge advantage for winning break. Out-of-sight out-of-mind.
04-08-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,014
Posted By boyze

Develop a "sport" you would be good at, based on...

Develop a "sport" you would be good at, based on your interests and mental and physical predispositions. Every currently established "sport" is a result of someone doing just that. If you like...
Forum: Foo
01-17-07, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 553
Posted By boyze

Read some Shakespeare ;)

Read some Shakespeare ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 11:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,493
Posted By boyze

I stand when - a babe enters the room - I...

I stand when

- a babe enters the room
- I need another brew from the chiller and the lid won't get it
- the steak is done on the grill
- my mom needs a hand
- my wife has the look
- and when...
Forum: Foo
01-08-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,030
Posted By boyze

I was at the gym yesterday pounding away on the...

I was at the gym yesterday pounding away on the stationary bike, putting out anywhere from 30 to 75 watts. What a pleasant way to relax and keep the legs fresh after the morning's 4 hour imperial...
01-07-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,136
Posted By boyze

email your synopsis to him or paste a copy to his...

email your synopsis to him or paste a copy to his windshield

Sincerely,

Fred
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By boyze

Yup

Yup
Forum: Foo
12-21-06, 11:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,899
Posted By boyze

it ain't a real kiss without tongue

it ain't a real kiss without tongue
Forum: Foo
12-21-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By boyze

Make a copy of your post and paste it on the frig...

Make a copy of your post and paste it on the frig door. Sometimes parents need an attention getter. It probably won't resolve their issues but hopefully they realize that their actions have...
12-16-06, 10:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,368
Posted By boyze

Google Magnus Backstedt and read your worries...

Google Magnus Backstedt and read your worries away :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 12:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,822
Posted By boyze

A poorman's pseudo "windtunnel" is actually quite...

A poorman's pseudo "windtunnel" is actually quite easy to simulate. Find a steady grade hill where your terminal velocity is 25 to 30mph. Simply use you cyclometer to indicate what your terminal...
Forum: Foo
12-15-06, 11:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,845
Posted By boyze

Is beer vegetarian fare? I've noticed that I get...

Is beer vegetarian fare? I've noticed that I get real smart upto about a 1/2 dozen and then I get real stupid from then on :D
10-25-06, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 861
Posted By boyze

20 years ago I was a mean racing machine ;) Now...

20 years ago I was a mean racing machine ;) Now I just ride when I feel like it and enjoy the scenery :D
10-23-06, 10:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,069
Posted By boyze

so where do I sign up ;)

so where do I sign up ;)
Forum: Foo
10-21-06, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By boyze

best total body/cardio workout you'll ever get ;)

best total body/cardio workout you'll ever get ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-06, 10:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,935
Posted By boyze

At the base material level the primary...

At the base material level the primary difference, other than magnetics, is the elastic modulus and weight density. Steel elastic modulus and weight density are both roughly 2X higher than those of...
10-14-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,258
Posted By boyze

Ask your mother.

Ask your mother.
10-14-06, 07:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,681
Posted By boyze

+1

+1
10-14-06, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,148
Posted By boyze

+3

+3
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By boyze

over 5k tough miles on my 2005 CFR and not a spot...

over 5k tough miles on my 2005 CFR and not a spot of trouble or disappointment.
Forum: Commuting
10-12-06, 10:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By boyze

I don't spend any time cleaning the bike. I'd...

I don't spend any time cleaning the bike. I'd rather spend that time getting my money's worth with the two dollar ***** :D
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