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11-27-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By RoMad

You might want to check out Citrus Hills in...

You might want to check out Citrus Hills in Hernando, the town not the county. It is very near the Withlacootchee Trail. The trail is 46 miles long and a great place to ride. Also very good fishing...
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By RoMad

Am I asking too much for this bike

I have a Bridgestone RB-T that I have for sale on C List, this forums for sale thread, and another. I wasn't sure how much to ask for it, but based on what I researched I came up with $450. Here is...
06-30-13, 05:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By RoMad

When my dad died, we went through all of his...

When my dad died, we went through all of his stuff and found a lot of good memories, and a lot of things that we threw away. I came home and got rid of some of my stuff, but it has come back. We have...
11-28-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By RoMad

Do you have any friends that are cyclists? If you...

Do you have any friends that are cyclists? If you do, ask them if they know anyone with a good used hybrid or even a mountain bike. You can put street tires on a mountain bike and it will ride just...
11-24-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,359
Posted By RoMad

Sounds like fun and your back up plan sounds like...

Sounds like fun and your back up plan sounds like you have it covered. If you werent in too bad of shape when you started it should be doable. I hope to come up and ride on the tow path some summer.
07-31-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By RoMad

I think its great she wants to ride with you and...

I think its great she wants to ride with you and even if it wasn't in doctor J's rule book I would vote for an exception due to special circustances. :love:
My birthday is in mid Feb. and I just...
07-29-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By RoMad

I know Moots is famous for great bikes but that...

I know Moots is famous for great bikes but that one just doesn't look right. The frame looks like it needs big wide cruiser bars, and a seat with springs, but it has a racy looking saddle, and those...
07-29-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By RoMad

here are some pictures of it. ...

here are some pictures of it.
http://www.traillink.com/trail-photos/high-trestle-trail-(ankeny-to-woodward-recreation-trail).aspx
07-29-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By RoMad

I have a very nice extra Lemond Poprad frame. I...

I have a very nice extra Lemond Poprad frame. I bought it for the fork that was on it and just never did get around to selling it. I have the same frame on my commuter. Mine is a 55 and the extra one...
07-28-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,366
Posted By RoMad

I agree 100% with C.O.D. I want everyone in cars...

I agree 100% with C.O.D. I want everyone in cars and trucks to look at me and see it being done correctly
07-28-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By RoMad

My wife is also from Iowa. She graduated in 72...

My wife is also from Iowa. She graduated in 72 from Tech. We have made many trips to Iowa through the years and I have ridden on a lot of their nice trails. My mother in law died last year, so I...
04-13-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By RoMad

We're supposed to be there in Oct so I'm planning...

We're supposed to be there in Oct so I'm planning to do the Rails to Trails Ride on Oct 2.
My wife and I do the October ride every year. I think we may have missed only 1 since the rides started....
04-12-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By RoMad

Local bike friendly town

I have been away for awhile but thought you all might enjoy this article about Inverness Florida. Due mostly to the popularity of the Withlacoochee trail our area seems to be getting more bike...
09-12-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By RoMad

I think if you leave any trunk rack on for a long...

I think if you leave any trunk rack on for a long time or a long trip you are liable to damage the paint. The problem is that dust and grime will eventually get between the pads and the paint. If you...
08-31-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By RoMad

Very nice bike. I have a Litespeed Tuscany that I...

Very nice bike. I have a Litespeed Tuscany that I plan on keeping a long time.
08-29-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,803
Posted By RoMad

Congratulations on your century. I hope you find...

Congratulations on your century. I hope you find your bike.
I have gotten into the habit of always locking my bikes on my rack if I am going farther than the seven miles to the local trail. I have a...
08-29-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,849
Posted By RoMad

That bike is a very fine piece of quality...

That bike is a very fine piece of quality craftsmanship. It does look great in your color scheme, but to me it looks just as good under the colors. You will remain proud of it for a long long time....
08-29-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By RoMad

Very nice. Are you sure it isn't to big or maybe...

Very nice. Are you sure it isn't to big or maybe small for you? If it is I could probably help you get rid of it. :innocent:
08-27-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,263
Posted By RoMad

Praying for him and his family

Praying for him and his family
08-11-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,765
Posted By RoMad

A short trip on a MUP as a walker

I am currently working near Tarpon Springs Florida where the Pinellas Trail passes through. I am still restricted by Dr. to no bicycling so I decided to take a walk on the Trail. I parked by the old...
08-07-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,349
Posted By RoMad

Okay, I give. I don't use anything either....

Okay, I give.

I don't use anything either. I have never had a problem in that area (pun intended). I have some samples that I got on a ride that I have been thinking about trying when I do my...
08-07-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,349
Posted By RoMad

I'm not telling if your not. So there

I'm not telling if your not.

So there
07-12-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By RoMad

When I lube the cables on my bikes I hang the...

When I lube the cables on my bikes I hang the bike by the front tire and put the lube in every opening that is pointing up. I wait a little while, then hang the bike by the back tire and put lube in...
07-11-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By RoMad

Sounds like a great ride for a flat lander. My...

Sounds like a great ride for a flat lander.
My wife is also a bit skepitcal about people met on the internet. I look forward to one day riding with other 50+ ers and when / if :lol: I make it home...
07-10-10, 05:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By RoMad

Thanks Denver, the reports with pictures are by...

Thanks Denver, the reports with pictures are by far my favorite posts.

We have a great number of coyotes now in central Florida where I live. They have become a problem for small pet owners as...
06-29-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,320
Posted By RoMad

I have ridden down into the grand canyon twice....

I have ridden down into the grand canyon twice. Both times on mules. I think in that kind of terrain a mule would suit me just fine.
thanks for the report and the great pictures.
06-29-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 920
Posted By RoMad

Thank you all for the kind words and support. I...

Thank you all for the kind words and support. I am known to be kind of strong willed and usually well in charge of almost any situation, but I have to admit I am a bit apprehensive about the surgery....
06-28-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 920
Posted By RoMad

3 more days and then its off the bike for 6 weeks

I posted a while back that I had joined the Big C club with prostate cancer. Well, I told my Dr. that I did not want to delay and I am about to get what I asked for. My surgery is this Friday morning...
06-27-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By RoMad

What is a DOM?

What is a DOM?
06-26-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,113
Posted By RoMad

Nice job on the build. When I was in grade...

Nice job on the build. When I was in grade school I wanted a 20" stingray like my friends. One of my big brothers bought me a 26" bike that looked a lot like that one except it was fire engine red....
06-21-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By RoMad

Tom, that is a good looking bike. I hope you get...

Tom, that is a good looking bike. I hope you get it set up so that it is comfortable for you. I have to say that I was a bit suprised that you actually bought a bike. I was beginning to think you...
06-20-10, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,084
Posted By RoMad

Any finish in a race like this one is a strong...

Any finish in a race like this one is a strong finish. Good job for hanging in there when the going got tough. As for your weight, I am the same height as you and compared to me you are definately...
06-20-10, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By RoMad

I bought a regular size axe, a smaller camping...

I bought a regular size axe, a smaller camping axe, an 18" Rigid pipewrench, and two sets of knee pads for my sons to wear when installing my new kitchen floor. All together it came to $8.00
06-19-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By RoMad

Not quite a compliment

I got up early,for a saturday, this morning to try and beat the heat on my ride. I drove to the trail as it runs north and south so I would be in the shade on the entire ride if I finished before the...
06-19-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By RoMad

Happy birthday and thanks for the comparison...

Happy birthday and thanks for the comparison post. I ride both Ti, Litespeed Tuscany, and steel, Lemond Poprad, but mine are two completely different bikes. When I ride the Lemond I always am amazed...
06-11-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By RoMad

Welcome CrownEE, I was raised in Northern...

Welcome CrownEE, I was raised in Northern Indiana, but moved south many years ago. I still have relatives in Kokomo.
Glad to have you on the forum, but we need way more information.

Here is a...
06-11-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,547
Posted By RoMad

What does chain lube have to do with getting a...

What does chain lube have to do with getting a colonoscopy?
06-11-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,007
Posted By RoMad

NBC for Nutbuster Bicycle Company. they only make...

NBC for Nutbuster Bicycle Company. they only make mens bikes and they start at 60cm frames for a small.
06-06-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By RoMad

I have an FSA carbon crank on my litespeed and...

I have an FSA carbon crank on my litespeed and had a lot of problems with it when I first got it. After doing some research I found out it was a problem with the crank. I called FSA and they sent me...
06-02-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,988
Posted By RoMad

I went for a while with no computer on my...

I went for a while with no computer on my commuter and found myself enjoying my solo rides more than usual.
But, somewhat like Kelanbach, I need the motivation that a mileage goal gives me. I have...
06-02-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,741
Posted By RoMad

Great job. Keep up the good work and keep it fun....

Great job. Keep up the good work and keep it fun. Don't push too hard, just go farther when you feel like it and you will probably suprise yourself. You have probably already suprised him.
05-15-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,364
Posted By RoMad

That is a great find. I don't think she looks...

That is a great find. I don't think she looks mad, I think the hand on the hip is a "look at me the cool biker girl" look. Enjoy your riding together. That looks like a Brooks saddle on your bike?
05-03-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,243
Posted By RoMad

When I was 25 I never thought I would... ...

When I was 25 I never thought I would...

...talk on a phone while driving down the road

...use a computer for anything

...make as much money as I make now

...spend as much money as I...
05-01-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By RoMad

Denver, My wife and I buy yard sale bikes and...

Denver,
My wife and I buy yard sale bikes and fix them up for a local charity that gives them to homeless and less fortunate local people. I am sure there are plenty of places in SF that would love...
04-26-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,433
Posted By RoMad

If you don't have a pink helmet I think one is in...

If you don't have a pink helmet I think one is in order to go with that bike. Which steel is he making your bike from? I went to the Landshark site and looked at the options. I think I would ask how...
04-26-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By RoMad

I wouldn't mess with anything on his bike. I...

I wouldn't mess with anything on his bike. I would just move it every now and then or maybe if he hangs it up, just take it down and hang it back up pointing the other way. Only a couple of times so...
04-26-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By RoMad

Thank you all for your support. I just found out...

Thank you all for your support. I just found out today that it may be awhile before they get me in for the surgery. I will keep you posted on my recovery and post op riding experience.
04-25-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24,420
Views: 2,278,948
Posted By RoMad

I had to work today but did 22 miles at lunch. It...

I had to work today but did 22 miles at lunch. It was very windy but a beautiful day. As I was finishing up the ride I passed a church sign that said it was 80 degrees. Summer is definately here.
04-25-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By RoMad

Another 50+er joining the big C club

A while back my Urologist said he thought he should do a biopsy since my PSA was a little high. It came back negative, but he still wasn't happy with the results. He did another biopsy in a different...
04-23-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,668
Posted By RoMad

I rode home from work today. I left my truck near...

I rode home from work today. I left my truck near work and had a nice scenic 20 miles home. My middle son now works at the same site on the night shift so he dropped his younger brother off at my...
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