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Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 260
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I was 1 year old. But I remember :lol:

I was 1 year old. But I remember :lol:
07-15-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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gxb is gravel bike
I use a notebook to track...
07-15-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 563
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I always move rocks off the county roads when...

I always move rocks off the county roads when they shred the grass so others will not hit them with their cars. But I don’t let anybody see me do this good deed because I don’t wan’t to be sued....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Great video. I have Vittoria Dry gravel tires on...

Great video. I have Vittoria Dry gravel tires on my gravel bike 700x40. So far so good.
07-14-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Chainsaws and weed eaters are not friendly...

Chainsaws and weed eaters are not friendly basically any machinery that vibrates.. Iíve had several hand operations to correct dupuytrens starting at age 26. Cycling has minimal aggravation so itís...
Forum: Foo
07-14-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Bee flew into my helmet vent

Stung me on the top of my head :cry: good thing I had on a skull cap. Luckily Iím not allergic. Any such stories of encounters such as angry squirrels? Share some of them.
07-14-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, mice break into my bags of cattle cubes but...

Yup, mice break into my bags of cattle cubes but only if they get past my best mouser. A small female cat that wondered up about 10 years ago. She left me a batch of kittens then I had her fixed....
07-14-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I only drink while hanging out in the back yard...

I only drink while hanging out in the back yard under some oak trees. Seen too many alcohol related tragedies and avoidable problems. I’ll have a few beers then hit the sack at home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 41,690
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Ok, I was looking up information about how...

Ok, I was looking up information about how emaciated some pro riders appear. This thread showed up from the dead. I am interested about being on the line of being super fit or super sick. Since I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 41,690
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1YBP8v6fi2w

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1YBP8v6fi2w
07-14-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,914
Posted By Hondo Gravel

You will drink all the water then you will have a...

You will drink all the water then you will have a block of ice you can’t drink. Ice cold water gives me a splitting headache so I only add a few ice cubes to keep the water coolish. Experiment and...
07-14-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,072
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Oops :lol: I answer this thread twice. I’m losing...

Oops :lol: I answer this thread twice. I’m losing it in this Texas heat.
07-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,072
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I avg 10-12 hrs a week Iím not tall as you (5-10)...

I avg 10-12 hrs a week Iím not tall as you (5-10) hovering around 200 pounds and no Iím not fat. Peak condition I will be 185-190 built like an ox :lol:. Years of manual ranch labor and weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 41,690
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Funny thread. Who cares? I don’t. Now I’m...

Funny thread. Who cares? I don’t. Now I’m ordering a double meat Whataburger with cheese and large fries but I’m not concerned. I will ride the calories off on the bike. What about us medium arm guys?
07-13-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hondo Gravel

What about us below average Dicks and Janes?...

What about us below average Dicks and Janes? :lol: I will stick to performance enhancing cheap Keystone Light and a steak on the pit. 102 miles this week in the heat and Iím dead. Iím going to sit...
07-13-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Anybody ride Motobecanes?

I have several Motobecane bicycles and they have been good bikes. I have modified all of them with aftermarket parts to customize them to what I like. I have no problems with them they have been as...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m being sarcastic :lol: when it’s dry in the...

I’m being sarcastic :lol: when it’s dry in the atmosphere the cruising altitude airliners leave no vapor trail behind. I find the chem-trail conspiracies amusing, especially on Coast to Coast AM. The...
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Chemtrails from airliners lol

A few days ago many airliners were flying over my house landing in San Antonio. A thunderstorm diverted the usual flight pattern. I said watch this airplane spray us which it did when flying near a...
07-12-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By Hondo Gravel

HP is frustrating. I take Losartan and...

HP is frustrating. I take Losartan and amlodipine. My condition is hereditary I have been active all my life (51) Doesn’t seem to hinder activities but it flushes electrolytes so I increase my intake...
07-12-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Elitist attitudes that ruin my riding buzz. Crazy...

Elitist attitudes that ruin my riding buzz. Crazy little league baseball dad yelling at his kid for riding too slow and then Mr. Michelob Ultra Light drinker with his giant teeth thinking he is in a...
07-12-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Tour De France riders are cheating by eating poo...

Tour De France riders are cheating by eating poo of elite runners but it will be around 2026 when they bust them.
07-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I don’t worry about it there are too many...

I don’t worry about it there are too many factors. Charts say 700-800 an hour maybe pedaling a gravel grinder uphill. But then I coast downhill.
07-12-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Everything is bad for you :twitchy: fruit juice...

Everything is bad for you :twitchy: fruit juice to chronic cardio. So I just don’t care. I try to eat sensible and get regular exercise from mainly cycling and hiking.
07-12-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Diets don’t work. Best way to go crazy and drive...

Diets don’t work. Best way to go crazy and drive everybody around you nuts. Burn massive calories on the bike and don’t over eat. Push a lawn mower or other chores.
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,418
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Even in Texas we use “Now what in the Sam Hill” I...

Even in Texas we use “Now what in the Sam Hill” I never bothered to find out the origins of that phrase until I reread all the posts. Cool, I know now. Never too late the learn new stuff.
07-11-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,349
Posted By Hondo Gravel

After a 3 hour ride today in the heat I smelled...

After a 3 hour ride today in the heat I smelled like ammonia. I was like you did drink too much beer last night maybe that was it? I had a good ride and felt strong despite the heat I just smelled...
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cool video.

Cool video.
07-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Tour De France ends on gravel

Stage 6 ends on a steep grade of gravel. Made the finish more interesting.
07-11-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,026
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2...

https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.unclejerryskitchen.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2016%2F09%2Fbutcher-a-pork-loin-01-whole-pork-loin-laid-out-1024x685.jpg&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2F...
07-11-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,072
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Donít over analyze that is my humble opinion. Iím...

Donít over analyze that is my humble opinion. Iím one to party too much and train too hard :lol: Listen to what youíre body is telling you and adjust accordingly. Iím 51 and moderation is not my...
07-10-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Dupuytrens Strikes Again lol

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Pinkie curling in fast, pulling the ring finger...
07-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,477
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I buy White Lightning chain lube at Walmart :D

I buy White Lightning chain lube at Walmart :D
07-10-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,026
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=egSwfPKOX1c

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=egSwfPKOX1c
07-10-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,752
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Those rattlesnakes have the right of way on the...

Those rattlesnakes have the right of way on the gravel roads. Cyclists and runners don’t argue with them. But those darn wabbits! Who do they think they are!
07-10-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I quit swilling beer which in Texas is easier...

I quit swilling beer which in Texas is easier said than done :lol: I drop weight fast. I wonder if there is a correlation? Diet is the main component but having that calorie burn and increase...
07-10-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I just saw another extremely annoying Buick...

I just saw another extremely annoying Buick commercial. They ain’t gonna make me feel bad because I ain’t got no Buick :50: Too much wide open space in much of the US I can see the congested metro...
07-09-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I have always used a hydration pack for all...

I have always used a hydration pack for all styles of biking. Never bothered me but I never raced. I just ride for the endorphin induced natural high.
07-09-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Took an Osprey Siskin 8 for a cruise. Great...

Took an Osprey Siskin 8 for a cruise. Great hydration pack! Didn’t even realize it was on my back. Packed all essential tools still no problems. Believe in Osprey, good products.
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Listen :lol: ...

Listen :lol:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=durteAk6r-c
07-08-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,026
Posted By Hondo Gravel

A lot of insecure males on this thread :lol:...

A lot of insecure males on this thread :lol: maybe I’m insecure :D heck I don’t know? Shaving them legs? Well I guess that is OK :lol: If I’m a razor shaving salesman then cool. If I sell aftershave...
07-08-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Reasons you started gravel biking?

Too many road cyclists around here became road pizza by careless drivers that never faced any consequences. After a few close calls I said goodbye to road cycling. Hit the back county roads some...
07-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,800
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I just put some new bar tape on my gravel grinder...

I just put some new bar tape on my gravel grinder this afternoon. Do it yourself it is easy. I clean the bars with rubbing alcohol so the tape sticks better. I always use black it goes with...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Bigfoot is an inter dimensional creature that...

Bigfoot is an inter dimensional creature that shifts into then back out of our dimension. But I think it was heat and dehydration that made me see that.
07-07-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I started hiking again to mix it up some. A good...

I started hiking again to mix it up some. A good bike ride the day after a fairly long hike is great. At this stage of life recovery is more important.
Forum: Foo
07-05-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I would buy from both to keep the peace and avoid...

I would buy from both to keep the peace and avoid a full out ice cream war :lol:
07-05-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Hondo Gravel

A few years ago I was at a LBS in Kerrville,Texas...

A few years ago I was at a LBS in Kerrville,Texas and there was 3 boys all getting new bikes and mom had that look after spending all that money. The boys of course where at different sizes being...
07-05-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cool video. You have a beautiful area to trail...

Cool video. You have a beautiful area to trail and road ride.
07-05-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By Hondo Gravel

On the 3rd, 32 road/gravel miles on the 4th,...

On the 3rd, 32 road/gravel miles on the 4th, grilled a bacon wrapped pork tenderloin and drank too many Bud Lights. So on the 5th I hiked 12.57 miles in the hill country. I enjoyed the pictures y’all...
07-04-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,026
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I admit I trim this area because the hot humid...

I admit I trim this area because the hot humid weather makes unwanted trips to Walmart it buy creme. The cashier laughs knowing I have jock itch she loves embarrassing me :lol:scrotum [skroītum] the...
Forum: Foo
07-04-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I just hike but you are mountaineering :eek:...

I just hike but you are mountaineering :eek: Solo? I wouldnít but Iím not experienced. Anyway it is your call just be safe!
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