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  1. lisan

    How do I start a cycling club?

    Any suggestions? The goal would be to have an organization which offers regular rides for people training for distance rides or triathlons. I would also like to have regular informational seminars (bike maintenance, riding tips, nutrition, etc.). Currently, there are about 20 or so of us that...
  2. lisan

    How do I start a cycling club?

    Any suggestions? The goal would be to have an organization which offers regular rides for people training for distance rides or triathlons. I would also like to have regular informational seminars (bike maintenance, riding tips, nutrition, etc.). Currently, there are about 20 or so of us that...
  3. lisan

    How do I start a cycling club?

    Any suggestions? The goal would be to have an organization which offers regular rides for people training for distance rides or triathlons. I would also like to have regular informational seminars (bike maintenance, riding tips, nutrition, etc.). Currently, there are about 20 or so of us that...
  4. lisan

    Anyone ever FedEx a bike?

    It looks like American (I have to fly AA) charges $80 (each way) to carry my bike...so, I thought I would try and FedEx it to my destination. The rate (according to FedEx's site) is about $45 each way. Anyone every do this? How did you package it up? I was thinking of putting it in a bike...
  5. lisan

    Need recommendations for a travel bag

    Anyone find a great travel bag for their bike? I work for an airline and fly a lot. Now that I've started cycling, I want to take my bike with me - especially on longer trips or to go to rides. I'm not concerned about storing the bag when I arrive, since we'll likely travel somewhere, stay in...
  6. lisan

    Bush or Kerry or ???

    Just curious what everyone's political leanings are... I'm a Democrat; but if John McCain had been nominated in 2000, I would have easily voted for him. Lisa
  7. lisan

    Anyone use the Mag850 trainer?

    Just wondering what your opinions are? It has a remote tension adjustment (which sounds great) and is supposed to be quieter than the CycleOps. Thoughts? Lisa
  8. lisan

    DFW #10 on the list of most polluted

    errgghhh.... I JUST started commuting on my bike this week; and today, the American Lung Assoc. names DFW as #10 on the most polluted cities. Looks like I won't be cycling in on "ozone alert" days...errggh...I guess I need to go shopping for a trainer, since I don't bike in on rain days...
  9. lisan

    I need a list - what to take for maintenance?

    I am waiting to get into a maintenance class at the local bike shop; but until that time, what should I carry with me for basic tire changes, etc? I'm commuting about 12 miles to/from work and had a flat on my way home yesterday (my first day cycling to work!). I always carry my cell phone...
  10. lisan

    Training for first Century

    Any suggestions for a good training program for the Hotter 'n Hell 100? It will be my first 100-miler. I have ridden a 40 mile ride (with hardly any training for it) and had no problem with it...but I realize that a 100-mile ride it equivalent to marathon training. Any suggestions for a good...