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10-07-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By kq2dc7

Opposite for me, to many spider webs in the...

Opposite for me, to many spider webs in the morning on the single track. I like to get the miles in first then get the MTB out later.
09-22-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By kq2dc7

35mm tires

I put a cheap 700x35 tire I bought at Dicks for 12 dollars a piece on my 2018 verve 2 at the beginning of the summer. It came with the 700x45 but they were wore out. I do not notice much difference...
09-18-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,481
Posted By kq2dc7

Mountain biking

I broke my derailleur hanger 2 weeks in row and walked back to the car. I now carry a multi tool and extra hanger.
09-12-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,186
Posted By kq2dc7

I'm retired and have 4 very different bikes to...

I'm retired and have 4 very different bikes to ride. Mtn, road, hybrid and tandem so the variety helps. I also live by a lake with plenty mup and single track available right out the door. I've...
08-31-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By kq2dc7

it looks like that will be the route make one...

it looks like that will be the route make one work or make one.
08-31-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By kq2dc7

Trouble finding parts

I have a Sepnine trailer that is missing the handle that converts it from a trailer to a stroller. Does anyone have any ideas on locating parts for this brand? I've emailed and messaged the company...
08-23-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By kq2dc7

I sure hope that is the case. I'm looking to...

I sure hope that is the case. I'm looking to better my conditioning and lose a few more pounds. I want to be able to ride both mountain and road. I really enjoy them both and can ride the trails...
08-23-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By kq2dc7

It does have the 53 combo up front, thanks I'm...

It does have the 53 combo up front, thanks I'm going to change that.
08-22-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,852
Posted By kq2dc7

I took to the single track at 57, after taking up...

I took to the single track at 57, after taking up riding again this last year. I now have a road bike, hybrid and a dual squish bike in the garage.
08-22-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By kq2dc7

The gearing is completely different, I feel like...

The gearing is completely different, I feel like the road bike has no easy gears and were I ride it is all hills and turns.
08-22-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By kq2dc7

The bike is a rescue, it had been in a basement...

The bike is a rescue, it had been in a basement not used for 10 years. It shifts to all the gears perfectly but probably needs the bearings repacked.
08-21-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By kq2dc7

Trying a road bike

After a 40 years away from bikes I bought a hybrid bike last summer and rode it daily losing 60 lbs in the process. During the winter I bought a mountain bike and really liked the single track...
08-16-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,040
Posted By kq2dc7

I'll stick to the single track mountain biking,...

I'll stick to the single track mountain biking, to many rules on the group road rides. Hopefully I can get some descent money back on the road bike I just purchased.
07-31-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,212
Posted By kq2dc7

Tandem wheelset

Why not try a wheelset made for a tandem. Our trek has toted around as much as 500lbs.
07-29-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By kq2dc7

I trued my wheel by using the rotor and caliper.

On a stand I spun the wheel and the rotor stopped the wheel were it was out of true. Using a small crescent wrench I tightened the spoke that would pull that section the direction needed. Mark the...
07-02-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,977
Posted By kq2dc7

He is a little on the small side for his age, ...

He is a little on the small side for his age, the seat is as low as it can go. He really likes it though and is wanting to try new trails all the time. It is great to have something that he would...
07-02-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,977
Posted By kq2dc7

8 year olds and mountain biking

My grandson enjoys riding the single track with me and currently is riding a Trek 7.2 fx hybrid. It is a child size with 24 inch rims and a 13 inch frame. I'm considering putting mountain bike...
05-15-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,539
Posted By kq2dc7

Losing 55 pounds

My motivation was getting diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I finally have it under control after 8 months of changes.

I went from chasing the biggest tenderloin and coldest beer on the Harley to...
05-15-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 88,464
Posted By kq2dc7

20 miles

We did 20 on the tandem, my wife is just coming back from rotator cuff surgery and is little hesitant to ride her own bike still. The tandem is a lot of work.
05-13-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,899
Posted By kq2dc7

Hybrid

I bought a Trek Verve 2 last year at 270 lbs. The stock tires were 700x45 and has worked well for me. I've even taken it on some mild single tracks with the grandkids. I'm down to to 220 and...
05-06-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,541
Posted By kq2dc7

My trail dog prefers the cold.

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04-30-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,675
Posted By kq2dc7

Trek verve

I've 50 plus miles a week for the last 9 months on my verve and it is very nice. The bike is very versatile.
04-30-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By kq2dc7

Check the lbs

The web sites for your local bike stores may have demo rides going on. In april I rode a Kona and Trek mtn bikes out on the trails.

Riding like you have stated you wish to start at I've been...
04-29-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,757
Posted By kq2dc7

I will be turning 57 in a few weeks. I don't...

I will be turning 57 in a few weeks. I don't really see me riding extreme technical or big jumps. I like riding moderate trails with some rocks and roots. I'm not sure I would need a FS and I...
04-28-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,757
Posted By kq2dc7

Full suspension or hardtail?

I thought that today I would be able to make up my mind between the two today at the trek demo rides.

Trek Stache 9. Something and a Fuel ex. Both were carbon and had similar setups. I came...
04-28-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,674
Posted By kq2dc7

Unfortunately I see more rude bike riders in my...

Unfortunately I see more rude bike riders in my community. Last week they were three abreast in a 45 mph zone. Plenty of shoulder available or single file would have allowed motorists to pass by. ...
Forum: Introductions
04-26-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By kq2dc7

I've been on motorcycles since 6 or 7 years old...

I've been on motorcycles since 6 or 7 years old and have had a few accidents. The last being a collision with a deer. I'm thinking that I'll be selling my last one and call it done. At 57 I'm not...
04-26-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 679,221
Posted By kq2dc7

Lost 55 so far

I bought a trek hybrid last August weighing in at 276. This morning I weighed 221 on 4/27/19. I ride 20 miles 4 times a week and 2 days I do a 6 mile single track through the woods. The single...
04-26-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By kq2dc7

Thorns

The walking and bike trail around Smithville lake(it is a suburb of Kansas city) has been littered with thorns from a locust tree repeatedly the last 3 weeks. Its always on the same turn and there...
Forum: Introductions
04-26-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By kq2dc7

New KC Rider

Switching over from Harleys to pedal bikes. Being diabetic and well over weight my Dr thought that traveling on the HD looking for the biggest tenderloins and coldest beer wasnt a good life plan. ...
04-26-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,653
Posted By kq2dc7

Up date

Took it easy yesterday stretched, hydrated and a warm shower before bed. I actually slept all night.

I'm going to plan a rest day or two into my week, this mornings ride my legs felt good.
04-25-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,653
Posted By kq2dc7

Thanks for the replies

This is something that I have never experienced prior to starting the bike riding. That is the only reason I asked here. I am diabetic so I have frequent blood work done and will be going to my Dr...
04-25-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,653
Posted By kq2dc7

My legs are bothering me at night.

Needing help, I'm new to biking and started doing it to lose weight but in the last 9 months it has become an addiction. I'm riding 15 to 20 miles 5 days a week and occasionally ride 5 to 6 miles on...
04-24-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,293
Posted By kq2dc7

Single track in the snow

After cracked ribs my new motto is Ice under snow don't go. Fresh snow was to tempting. The previous melt and re-freeze under it was extremely slick. I'm going to sick to the trainer more next...
04-23-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By kq2dc7

I can't post pictures but I love riding on the...

I can't post pictures but I love riding on the MTB trails in the snow but I wouldn't be on the roads.
04-23-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,280
Posted By kq2dc7

I've been asked to ride one.

A guy I ride with two to three times a week with has asked me if I wanted to try it later this summer. Currently I'm averaging 14 mph on a trek verve hybrid and ride 80 to 90 miles a week. I do...
04-23-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,541
Posted By kq2dc7

My German Shepherd

I can't post pictures yet but my 2 year old GSD loves running with the bike.
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