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09-23-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By Marylander

I wouldn't mind being solidly in 2 but am more...

I wouldn't mind being solidly in 2 but am more like a 3. I've got congenital disk fusion that led to pretty good neck arthritis with the accompanying bone spurs. We'll see what more time brings......
09-21-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Marylander

So, I did some searching on the options everyone...

So, I did some searching on the options everyone presented and found a 44cm Jamis on closeout in a shop not too far away so I pulled the trigger. ;) This looks like a perfect choice for the riding we...
09-15-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,716
Posted By Marylander

Very nice MCD! Those are sort of on my list. I...

Very nice MCD! Those are sort of on my list. I don't really want to go to disc though... VO adapter with VO happy stem?
09-14-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,716
Posted By Marylander

Thanks! I did an estimate on reach/stack using...

Thanks! I did an estimate on reach/stack using powerpoint and a little algebra (no fancy CAD or design software ;) ) and got 374.5 and 608.5. This assumes the graphic is to scale and that...
08-30-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 801
Posted By Marylander

I've got this yellow thing that I bought about 30...

I've got this yellow thing that I bought about 30 years ago. I don't even know the brand as it wore off. It works great for pulling stubborn tires off. I use it in concert with some park copy tire...
Forum: Foo
08-15-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,039
Posted By Marylander

Mine's not a product or service but I remember...

Mine's not a product or service but I remember going out after breakfast in summer, staying out until lunch, and then going out again until dinner. Moms didn't feel the need to keep a constant eye on...
08-14-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By Marylander

Yeah, I've had bruised ribs before and that's bad...

Yeah, I've had bruised ribs before and that's bad enough, pain-wise. Having your whole chest cavity cut open must take a long time to recover from and hurt like crazy.

I had a kettlebell back in...
08-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By Marylander

Oh, yeah, tomato face is right out for me too....

Oh, yeah, tomato face is right out for me too. I'm not supposed to hold my breath while lifting, even when doing light stuff, as that raises blood pressure a bunch. The aorta issue is mechanical so...
08-12-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By Marylander

I miss lifting. I can only do it in a very...

I miss lifting. I can only do it in a very limited manner as my aorta is aneurysmal (stretched out). My cardiologist thinks it is likely from the competitive powerlifting I used to do.

At this...
07-23-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By Marylander

This is just one of the many things I prefer...

This is just one of the many things I prefer about cycling as compared to running. You can do really super easy rides. I could never do that with running (I'm not lightweight or a natural runner). It...
07-18-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,470
Posted By Marylander

Here's my Road that I put together a couple...

Here's my Road that I put together a couple months ago. I'm really enjoying it. It's all covered in dirt at the moment but it was still pristine in this pic....
07-11-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By Marylander

I tried the beet juice approach and it wasn't too...

I tried the beet juice approach and it wasn't too long before I was in the hospital for kidney stones. If you tend towards kidney stones don't go too hard on the beet juice or maybe mix with...
07-06-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Marylander

Well, it's been 8 years since I had it done and I...

Well, it's been 8 years since I had it done and I didn't write anything down so all I've got is my memory, which isn't great... I had it done in October 2012 and was riding my motorcycle to work...
07-06-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Marylander

Very nice, I am thinking of getting one of these...

Very nice, I am thinking of getting one of these setups or similar for my wife so she can ride with me.
Forum: Touring
06-22-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,748
Posted By Marylander

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https://bikecando.com/forum.aspx
Forum: Foo
06-13-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,001,830
Posted By Marylander

I got out on the trails on my beta xtrainer...

I got out on the trails on my beta xtrainer today. Unfortunately the battery died and there's no kickstarter. After that I borrowed someone else's sherco trials bike and, man, I am worn out after...
06-11-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,408
Posted By Marylander

The problem starts when you've got so many...

The problem starts when you've got so many bicycles that they get in the way of your motorcycles...
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,001,830
Posted By Marylander

Ok, no, that's just me being a dummy and not...

Ok, no, that's just me being a dummy and not keeping things straight. My ttr125 is a 2007. My versys is a 2009 (blue). I got the versys in 2013 with about 7k miles. Nearly 10x the miles of yours but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Marylander

After doing some more 'research' on the Black...

After doing some more 'research' on the Black Mountain Cycles Road frame, reading nothing but gushing reviews, appreciating the philosophy of the owner/designer and his thoughts on the bike, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Marylander

That black mountain frame looks awesome. I found...

That black mountain frame looks awesome. I found a thread on here where someone mentioned using 700x38s with theirs so it may tick off all my boxes... I will check it out some more. Thanks!
03-29-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 883
Posted By Marylander

Hey, I'm not quite that old though (I'm Gen X)!...

Hey, I'm not quite that old though (I'm Gen X)! :p I would agree with your timeline on vintage bikes though. That would cover the bikes I was riding when I was in my teens/early 20s (and that I...
03-29-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,567
Posted By Marylander

One thing I've realized is that, in spite of not...

One thing I've realized is that, in spite of not feeling stressed on a conscious level, this whole pandemic situation actually does have me stressed. This has been borne out by my inability to...
03-25-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Marylander

There are some trainer deals out there: ...

There are some trainer deals out there:
https://www.dcrainmaker.com/sports-deals-edition

You can also use that site to read reviews of the different options.

I've got a tacx vortex which works...
02-12-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 626,364
Posted By Marylander

I've been wanting to get an MTB to play around in...

I've been wanting to get an MTB to play around in the dirt/rocks on (I also ride off road motorcycles but it's more of a trip to get to riding areas than for an MTB). I've just gotten back into...
02-10-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,262
Posted By Marylander

Calcium score is not a be all, end all. Here's an...

Calcium score is not a be all, end all. Here's an article you might find interesting:
https://www.runnersworld.com/health-injuries/a20857967/heres-the-latest-on-whether-running-hardens-your-arteries/
02-03-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By Marylander

Yeah, I've planned on it. I'm selling a set of...

Yeah, I've planned on it. I'm selling a set of motorcycle wheels the day before so I'll have some 'no risk' cash anyway. ;)
01-06-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,166
Posted By Marylander

Today I got out for my first 90 minute ride in a...

Today I got out for my first 90 minute ride in a couple decades (I'm just getting back into cycling after stopping back in 96). I kept my heart rate really low for this one. My arms were getting...
01-04-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,553
Posted By Marylander

They've got lots of uses outside of bicycles too....

They've got lots of uses outside of bicycles too. I use some toe straps on a pair of motorcycle gloves that had a crappy leather strap "secured" with a small bit of velcro. I also keep some in my box...
Forum: Introductions
01-02-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Marylander

Welcome, my wife is from Rengo and she still has...

Welcome, my wife is from Rengo and she still has a bunch of family there and in Rosario and Santiago. I've finally started working on learning Spanish after over 28 years of marriage. Soon I'll be...
Forum: Touring
12-26-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,749
Posted By Marylander

Ah, that is awesome news. When they did the work...

Ah, that is awesome news. When they did the work from brunswick heading north they did it in stages: first drag/clear a section, then put down a first layer of stone, then put down dust, before...
10-09-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,811
Posted By Marylander

I just received one of the new fangled cambium...

I just received one of the new fangled cambium (rubber) ones in the mail today. As a returning rider I also didn't want to mess around...
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