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10-05-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By Zukoda

with video...

with video...
10-03-16, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Zukoda

Very nice - congrats and enjoy...

Very nice - congrats and enjoy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,744
Posted By Zukoda

If I'm on the MUP, there are too many other...

If I'm on the MUP, there are too many other riders to wave to - but I will wave if I am on city streets and see the lone, odd rider and usually get a wave in return. A month ago I got a flat on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19,909
Views: 4,316,963
Posted By Zukoda

Ordered a pair of Gatorskins after a third flat...

Ordered a pair of Gatorskins after a third flat in as many rides... All have been glass/thorn/wire punctures so hoping the Gatorskins help...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Zukoda

I'm looking forward to my first 50... After...

I'm looking forward to my first 50... After getting back into cycling in April this year at 56 years old (and being out for 15 years), my best to date has been 36 miles. I have put over 1100 miles...
09-24-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 157,445
Posted By Zukoda

Only 11 miles around the lake trail - but did 11...

Only 11 miles around the lake trail - but did 11 yesterday and another 11 the day before. Will have more time to ride next week after I finally finish my last class.
09-20-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,464
Posted By Zukoda

At 56 I spend half my time on an old Cannondale...

At 56 I spend half my time on an old Cannondale KillerV900 (like 20 years old) riding the easy trails around the lake here. I'd climb some hills and go through woods and stuff if they were...
09-20-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 21,180
Posted By Zukoda

135 at 5'5"

135 at 5'5"
09-19-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,648
Posted By Zukoda

I'd be curious about the longevity of it - I...

I'd be curious about the longevity of it - I sweat a LOT and would be worried whether this could hold up for an entire ride or not.
09-14-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Zukoda

Spent a few days there on vacation once - would...

Spent a few days there on vacation once - would love to go back and have the chance to get some riding in...
09-11-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Zukoda

Where about in central Texas? Recently moved to...

Where about in central Texas? Recently moved to the North Dallas area and could use some good routes. Just getting back into riding myself after giving up riding mountain bikes over 25 years ago. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 860
Posted By Zukoda

Only got to ride 2x this week - Monday for 30...

Only got to ride 2x this week - Monday for 30 miles and Saturday for 35. Really happy with the 35 as it is a personal best and it put me over 1000 miles since I started tracking in April. Nice ride...
09-09-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,885
Posted By Zukoda

I only have 2 bikes - one road and one mountain -...

I only have 2 bikes - one road and one mountain - but am looking to add another one soon. I have been contemplating building a bike "tree" to hold up to 4 bikes. That is about as far as I got so...
09-09-16, 12:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,183
Posted By Zukoda

Dang - and I thought my 8 year old daughter...

Dang - and I thought my 8 year old daughter whines a lot... Kid - READ and UNDERSTAND what these guys are telling you... Get some tools, a tube, a pouch to pack them in, and then learn how to use...
09-06-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Zukoda

Duplicate - sorry...

Duplicate - sorry...
09-06-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Zukoda

I use the Yakima King Joe on my 2013 Mini Cooper...

I use the Yakima King Joe on my 2013 Mini Cooper S and it seems to work fine. With everything tightened down, I can open the hatch enough to access it - I don't open it all the way, but plenty far ...
09-05-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By Zukoda

I purposely alternate between my road bike...

I purposely alternate between my road bike (relaxed geometry DiamondBack Century 1) and my MTB (full rigid Cannondale Killer V 900). I can get a good workout with either one, I either go fast on the...
09-03-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,037
Posted By Zukoda

While I have about zero experience compared to...

While I have about zero experience compared to most who post here, I have been very satisfied with my "relaxed geometry" DiamondBack Century1. At 56 years old, I was worried about comfort when using...
08-29-16, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By Zukoda

I'm still trying to figure out why it wouldn't be...

I'm still trying to figure out why it wouldn't be easier to just put the pedals on whatever bike you are going to ride that day... I do admit I don't know much about pedal construction so maybe I'm...
08-26-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,190
Posted By Zukoda

I don't remember the name of it - but it had ape...

I don't remember the name of it - but it had ape hangers and a banana seat and was gold in color. Went all over the neighborhood with that bike. I ended up putting a normal seat on it and riding...
08-25-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,184
Posted By Zukoda

I figure if you're out riding at 70 years old (or...

I figure if you're out riding at 70 years old (or 56 in my case), you're way ahead of your "peer group" anyways...
08-23-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,945
Posted By Zukoda

I tend to ride the same route until I feel I have...

I tend to ride the same route until I feel I have become comfortable with it and then I start looking to expand it further. Started out with a 10 mile route, worked my way up to 15, and am now...
08-21-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By Zukoda

I was stationed at Edwards AFB back in the late...

I was stationed at Edwards AFB back in the late 70's... With the number of snakes I saw when riding my motorcycles around, I do not think I'd be inclined to ride a bicycle too far out that way... ...
08-19-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,414
Posted By Zukoda

I track my distance, average speed, and heart...

I track my distance, average speed, and heart rate just to see if there is a trend over a specific period of of time and to satisfy my need to know how I'm doing. I doubt I will ever share the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,032
Posted By Zukoda

Wonder what shipping would cost? I have a...

Wonder what shipping would cost? I have a contact in Japan who would most likely do me the favor if I asked...
08-11-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,795
Posted By Zukoda

While I have not been down that road, I can...

While I have not been down that road, I can certainly agree that cycling makes me feel better about life in general. I'm typing this as I am getting ready to go for another ride this morning - one...
Forum: Foo
08-10-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Zukoda

I honestly don't think I would stop to pick up a...

I honestly don't think I would stop to pick up a dollar... Probably a five or higher, but not a single $1 bill... Unless, of course, it was at a red light that I had to stop for anyways...
Forum: Foo
08-10-16, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Zukoda

I own a Harley... Wonder if it's ready for pick...

I own a Harley... Wonder if it's ready for pick up... Wait... it's still in the garage where I left it last night...
07-25-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Zukoda

This^^^

This^^^
07-23-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,890
Posted By Zukoda

On my bike it's the little Freddie Kruger hanging...

On my bike it's the little Freddie Kruger hanging off the brake cable. I've named him "Wilson" (Tim the Toolman at the fence Wilson, not Tom Hanks the volleyball Wilson) and we talk about a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By Zukoda

Like Close (like right outside the front door) ...

Like
Close (like right outside the front door)
Familiarity (I am quite aware of potholes, cracks, etc to avoid)
Relative traffic (Little traffic on the days/times that I ride)

Dislikes
Usually...
Forum: Foo
07-14-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,186
Posted By Zukoda

Bed-in-a-Box Had it now for 6 months and no...

Bed-in-a-Box
Had it now for 6 months and no complaints.
07-04-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,421
Posted By Zukoda

If I can start (restart?) at 56 years old and...

If I can start (restart?) at 56 years old and survive, I'm sure you will be fine too. I started with a 20 year old Cannondale mountain bike on some trails in the new neighborhood. Worked my way to...
06-20-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,484
Posted By Zukoda

Take it as a personal challenge to not let any...

Take it as a personal challenge to not let any weather deter me if I have a mind to ride. Been back into riding after being out for about 15 years. Got my first road bike (Diamondback Century 1)...
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