Welcome guest, is this your first visit? Click the "Create Account" button now to join.

To disable ads, please log-in.

Shop at TeamEstrogen.com for women's cycling apparel.

Search:

Type: Posts; User: RoadRaven; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,458

    Ignores plee for new bike... cause if anyones...

    Ignores plee for new bike... cause if anyones offering, I want it! :p

    Hey there Cat
    I think you will always get a benefit, because your muscles are working under greater resistence/effort.
    Its...
  2. Replies
    108
    Views
    7,785

    Yup, that's pretty much me. Cell phone, water...

    Yup, that's pretty much me.
    Cell phone, water and sometimes my MP3. If I am intending to ride for more than 90 minutes then I'll take a fruit/muesli bar with me as well.

    No pump/spares etc. I'm...
  3. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,971

    We use olive oil based spread (olivani) and the...

    We use olive oil based spread (olivani) and the butter in our fridge is for when the boys want to cook.

    Neither of us cope with pastry well, and butter on scones or bread when we are out make us...
  4. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,458

    Hi Eden :) We're posting at the same time! ...

    Hi Eden
    :)
    We're posting at the same time!




    Yup, what I was trying to say. Heavier kit = harder workout (as long as you push yourself in the same way and don't just tootle. You have to...
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,777

    Just concurring with the masses Ride the bike...

    Just concurring with the masses

    Ride the bike you love riding

    I ride my training bike, my race bike and my TT bike depending on what I want out of the commute. I have contemplated getting a...
  6. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,458

    If your heart rate is up, you are getting a good...

    If your heart rate is up, you are getting a good workout, and as long as you are in that "heavy breathing but can still talk" stage, and you ride for about 40 minutes you are in the...
  7. Replies
    58
    Views
    3,395

    Do you know the song, Gulf Coast Highway? This...

    Do you know the song, Gulf Coast Highway? This song is one of my favourite love songs, though very sad in some ways. Whenever I put it on the stereo I want to cry, because it speaks of a huge huge...
  8. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,971

    Red, I'm guessing my partner eats similarly to...

    Red, I'm guessing my partner eats similarly to you which results in alow-fat intake.

    Occasionally he craves something with a higher fat contact, and yup, if he partakes too much (which is not a...
  9. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,018

    Great Wednesday ride... went with my man who...

    Great Wednesday ride... went with my man who allowed me a 30 minute warm up, then we did 10km of well-paced hills, and then back to false flats near my house where we played "catch-me's" - the latest...
  10. Replies
    43
    Views
    4,534

    You don't "load your bike on the car"... You...

    You don't "load your bike on the car"...

    You buy a bigger car and/or a trailer.

    One bike fits in the boot of my sonata... with layers of padding

    Two bikes can be lain in the back of the van...
  11. Replies
    39
    Views
    7,404

    The first thing we have done upone addition of a...

    The first thing we have done upone addition of a new bike to the stable with white bar tape is to replace the bar taps.

    Sorry all white bar tape fans who are part of the recent euro-yuppiness. Its...
  12. Well done Tokie! I became quickly 'addicted' to...

    Well done Tokie!
    I became quickly 'addicted' to racing, though not quite in your otter-style!
    Glad you are able to 'stay with', and that you are the master of your own descents.
    Congratulations on...
  13. Thread: Howdy?

    by RoadRaven
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,791

    Welcome redd. Its a great little forum (though...

    Welcome redd. Its a great little forum (though not so little, its grown hugely since i joined - I think there were only about 6-7 forums!)


    Why aren't you on your trek in the Tour de Torrington?...
  14. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,794

    Crits are not my thing - they worry me when I...

    Crits are not my thing - they worry me when I watch them and I can only get excited if no-one I know is in them. I have never ridden one, and don't fore-see myself doing so.

    Well done you.
    Really...
  15. Replies
    3
    Views
    898

    So great to hear. I started racing nearly 3 years...

    So great to hear. I started racing nearly 3 years ago, on my bike about 4. I wish I had never stopped when I was 18.
    Welcome to our addiction!
  16. Thread: Yikes!

    by RoadRaven
    Replies
    15
    Views
    2,367

    Sounds like you and DH each had a really...

    Sounds like you and DH each had a really successful day.

    Making up 10 mins over last years gap (Sue) in such abyssmal conditions - you absolutely deserve to be proud of your effort. Well done you...
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,123

    :D The 11th - I raced that day. And am still...

    :D

    The 11th - I raced that day. And am still enjoying thinking about it. Because I was helping another rider (visitor) and trying to tow her back I ended up over 3 minutes behind the leaders. The...
  18. Thread: Chocolate..

    by RoadRaven
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,717

    Ok... got lured here by the thread title... ...

    Ok... got lured here by the thread title...

    And I have to agree with papaver... NEVER compromise on the taste (or how much you eat - just ride more :p )
  19. Replies
    34
    Views
    3,218

    Oh wise, wise Zen... you must be having tired...

    Oh wise, wise Zen... you must be having tired moment...

    Stand up, in front of the PC screen... pretend you are standing over your trusty steed.
    Now, unclip your left foot and place it on the...
  20. Thanks for that Eden. Have been able to have a...

    Thanks for that Eden. Have been able to have a slow look around on my *$*$U&$ dial-up. Will have a proper look when I am in town on someone elses broad band.

    Ceetainly doesn't look like its for...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,094

    Psst... CC... if we keep our voices real quiet...

    Psst... CC... if we keep our voices real quiet maybe no-one will notice :p
    I have had to go back to work and run around after boys after school and for the past few weeks have only been able to get...
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    6,097

    I've just finished stuffing Zen's pizza down......

    I've just finished stuffing Zen's pizza down... good choice Zen :D

    Now... we don't have Cheetos here... so I'm guessing its breakfast food perhaps? Hmmm... maybe I'll try snorting Nutragrain -...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,094

    I'm a hack seamstress too, but my machine can't...

    I'm a hack seamstress too, but my machine can't hack lycra... so all my thin lycra shorts or "holed" lycra shorts - I just wear two pairs... usually by the time they are thin or damaged, the pad is...
  24. Replies
    106
    Views
    12,069

    When I started using my maiden name at work with...

    When I started using my maiden name at work with my married name about 6 years ago, my musband said if he'd known I wanted to keep my name, we could have each taken the others names - he would have...
  25. Replies
    60
    Views
    8,640

    Good advice. The way to get better at anything...

    Good advice.
    The way to get better at anything is to do more of it... in this case climb more and often.
    Gradually you will get to the top a little more quickly.
    One day you'll find you can ride...
Results 1 to 25 of 100
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4