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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired Paramedic and Reserve Deputy Sheriff, Retired Software Developer
  • Cycling, computers, travel
  • Retired
  • 33592
  • Tampa
  • Florida

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  • Posted in thread: GIANT TCR advanced rabo 2013 on 09-18-2014 at 06:53 PM
    Ok FINALLY got my bike!!!17872Great! :thumbsup: Where did you finally end up getting it from?

  • Posted in thread: Handle bar tape recommendations on 09-18-2014 at 06:46 PM
    Refer to "The Rules". In this case, Rule #8Rule #8// Saddles, bars, and tires shall be
    carefully matched.3Valid options are: Match the saddle to the bars and the tires to black; or
    Match the bars to t...

  • Posted in thread: MUP Solution on 09-18-2014 at 06:43 PM
    Multi-user paths are for everyone. If you want to go fast, ride on the road. There are no laws
    against walking four abreast on a MUP, walking a dog on a MUP, children riding bikes on a MUP.
    MUPs are f...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 09-18-2014 at 04:35 PM
    Temps in the low 70's this morning made for an excellent 45 mile ride today. Humidity never
    really got high and neither did the temperature. It's currently 85 with a nice breeze as I
    write this. Hopi...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 09-18-2014 at 04:30 PM
    I turned 30 this year. I started riding @ 28 again. Hopefully in the next few years I'll
    continue to get faster.I take it that you already did your birthday ride? :thumbsup:

  • Posted in thread: MUP Solution on 09-17-2014 at 11:20 PM
    I wasn't even thinking about the MUP being dangerous, I thought it would come in handy for
    those annoying people who meander three and four abreast and don't move out of the way. Or for
    the ones who d...

  • Posted in thread: Now that's a climb! on 09-17-2014 at 11:11 PM
    Neither would I but if I had to go to the summit, that would be the only way I would attempt
    it.Sent from my iPhone using Bike Forum

  • Posted in thread: Are there any good articles about bladed spokes vs round spokes? on 09-17-2014 at 07:04 PM
    Well, I'm not really trying to do anything right now. I was just curious and I like to read
    such. I would go more in the lightweight/efficiency direction if I change anything on my bikes.
    I have heard...

  • Posted in thread: Handle bar tape recommendations on 09-17-2014 at 07:01 PM
    White or blue bar tape would contrast the existing colors on your bike. I like white bar tape
    but cork tape gets too dirty too fast. More expensive, washable tapes like Zipp and Lizard
    Skins are great...

  • Posted in thread: Water Bottles on 09-17-2014 at 06:47 PM
    Andy,I use Polar bottles and don't have an issue with plastic aftertaste. I also have several
    of the cheap bottles that I use (and carry a few in the van) in case I forget my Polar bottles
    at home. Ev...

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