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12-28-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,731
Posted By Daspydyr

I always loved riding bikes and rode to High...

I always loved riding bikes and rode to High School just because I liked it. And I was scared to death of peer pressure. But I was a nerd pretty much, so if I did meet with some distain over my...
12-02-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Daspydyr

Thanks for posting and good luck on recovery. I...

Thanks for posting and good luck on recovery. I had both hips replaced in 2008 and that got me riding again. The hips enjoy riding. I hope your experience is good.
12-02-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By Daspydyr

Thank you for posting this. My Santa Cruz is a...

Thank you for posting this. My Santa Cruz is a few years old and not effected. My aluminum frame is rock solid. I am surprised by this problem. SC is a great maker. I do like knowing what is...
Forum: Southwest
06-30-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By Daspydyr

That has always baffled me! Seems that when I...

That has always baffled me! Seems that when I went to college in Kansas that Oklahoma was closer to Nebraska than Arizona?
06-12-20, 09:53 AM
06-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,809
Posted By Daspydyr

There are many good names mentioned here, but the...

There are many good names mentioned here, but the ASSOS Mille is my choice. ASSOS products wear well and are durable.
06-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Daspydyr

Will All Shimano Hydraulic Brake handles interchange?

I have a 2014 Tallboy, Shimano Deore groupset. Great bike. The rear, right side lever sprung a leak, needs replaced. I have looked at options on eBay. If I get a Deore XT Lever, will it...
04-27-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,846
Posted By Daspydyr

I ride both fat and skinny tires. Riding is...

I ride both fat and skinny tires. Riding is great all the way around.

I use my road shorts under a pair of cargo shorts. I buy most of them from Costco. Its important to get flat sewn seams so...
Forum: Southwest
04-27-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,253
Posted By Daspydyr

Hey Josh, I hope the move went good for you. I...

Hey Josh, I hope the move went good for you. I did get 30 miles in this weekend. Biggest ride for me in 2020. I hope goes well in your new neighborhood.
04-21-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,188
Posted By Daspydyr

Those numbers are huge. I would talk with your...

Those numbers are huge. I would talk with your cardiologist. Your doc might know you lots better than we do and can advise from a professional view point. You MAX rate is way high for our age...
04-21-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,857
Posted By Daspydyr

My last two bikes have been Ebay bikes. I have...

My last two bikes have been Ebay bikes. I have been happy with them. Yours looks outstanding!
Forum: Southwest
04-21-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,253
Posted By Daspydyr

Growing up I loved those kickback hubs on my...

Growing up I loved those kickback hubs on my StingRay Schwinn. I enjoy the trails that Clark County has put together. I am in Henderson and like those routes. Right now I am grounded from an old...
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 351
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome aboard, always have room for a Bass...

Welcome aboard, always have room for a Bass player.
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Daspydyr

Greetings! What kind of bike do you ride?

Greetings! What kind of bike do you ride?
Forum: Southwest
04-15-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,253
Posted By Daspydyr

Groovy chain Josh!

Groovy chain Josh!
03-31-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By Daspydyr

I like squats, lunges, Turkish Get ups and...

I like squats, lunges, Turkish Get ups and Burpies. Anything that improves my cardio helps my biking.
03-24-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,907
Views: 559,703
Posted By Daspydyr

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The Crest of Pioche Hill, overlooking the mining town of Pioche, NV. The...
Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Daspydyr

HEY, greeting from a long time South Phoenix...

HEY, greeting from a long time South Phoenix resident now living in Las Vegas. I grew up riding to the towers on South Mountain. Also delivered the AZ Republic and Phoenix Gazette. Great memories.
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Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Daspydyr

Greetings from Las Vegas, NV. I love a good...

Greetings from Las Vegas, NV. I love a good restoration project. Be sure to post pictures.
Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome aboard, there is tons to learn and enjoy!...

Welcome aboard, there is tons to learn and enjoy! Jump on a thread that grabs your attention and let the learning begin!
Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome aboard, there is tons to learn and enjoy!...

Welcome aboard, there is tons to learn and enjoy! Jump on a thread that grabs your attention and let the learning begin!
10-23-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,804
Posted By Daspydyr

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December 2010, I broke C-1, C-2 (Hangman's break) and T6. I was trying a jump...
10-07-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By Daspydyr

That's my favorite kind of riding. NO more...

That's my favorite kind of riding. NO more shredding or jumping,, maybe a wheelie from time to time. Enjoy!
10-07-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,028
Posted By Daspydyr

DANG, you are right, aluminum! SHEESH, its so...

DANG, you are right, aluminum! SHEESH, its so heavy I actually thought it was made of iron!
10-03-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,907
Views: 559,703
Posted By Daspydyr

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Las Vegas Memorial Park. Dedicated to the Harvest Festival 91 shooting.
Forum: Foo
09-27-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,737
Views: 403,612
Posted By Daspydyr

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09-26-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,507
Posted By Daspydyr

I loved my rigid mountain bikes. They bounced me...

I loved my rigid mountain bikes. They bounced me all over the place and tossed me over the bars often. But I learned to squeeze the saddle with my legs and balance and anticipate craters. I think...
09-16-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,907
Views: 559,703
Posted By Daspydyr

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Magic Mountain Rock Formation south of Las Vegas. ...
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By Daspydyr

We had a Schnauzer drag a Ginger bread house out...

We had a Schnauzer drag a Ginger bread house out a doggie door and eat parts of it.
09-13-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By Daspydyr

I recently pulled an old Chrome Rigid from a...

I recently pulled an old Chrome Rigid from a trash heap and rebuilt it. It didn't turn out as nice as yours. Gave it to a kid. Good job on your build.
Forum: Introductions
09-13-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Daspydyr

Hey DesertLife, welcome aboard. I started...

Hey DesertLife, welcome aboard.

I started riding bikes in AZ, delivering the AZ Republic. I am glad to hear that you are riding. This is a great time to ride. I prefer Mountain biking, but ride...
Forum: Introductions
09-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Daspydyr

Hey Luke, welcome aboard. Are you riding much...

Hey Luke, welcome aboard. Are you riding much these days?
Forum: Introductions
09-13-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Daspydyr

Good questions and you will find answers and...

Good questions and you will find answers and support amongst us Clydes. We all started somewhere. Welcome aboard.
Forum: Introductions
09-13-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Daspydyr

Its al great fun. Racing against yourself is a...

Its al great fun. Racing against yourself is a true competition.

Welcome aboard!
09-13-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

We need a new show me your scars thread. ...

We need a new show me your scars thread. Mountain bikers tend to accumulate some interesting scars. Pinned platforms contribute to some colorful owies.
09-13-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

DANG, that rock ridge looks dicey! Great scenery!

DANG, that rock ridge looks dicey! Great scenery!
09-13-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By Daspydyr

Tailwind Nutrition is a great endurance...

Tailwind Nutrition is a great endurance supplement It is made in Durango, Colorado. I love it for long rides.

Did you know that a 12oz. long neck bottle fits inside the Blue Bladder in a...
09-13-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

I enjoy getting away from traffic. I also enjoy...

I enjoy getting away from traffic. I also enjoy the surprises of wildlife, interesting finds and constantly changing terrain with a mountain bike. I still ride my skinny tires 2/3s of the time. ...
09-12-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

I almost made it to the bottom, just a couple...

I almost made it to the bottom, just a couple more twists.... gratefully the sand at the bottom was soft.

Bad luck comes in many forms, I have researched several. On a climb when I was still...
09-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

The kid who taught me about mountain biking took...

The kid who taught me about mountain biking took me to the top of a ridge, told me that fear would paralyze me or energize me, I had to decide which. Then he dropped off the ridge and left me.
09-12-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

A few of us 60+ riders have made agreements about...

A few of us 60+ riders have made agreements about speed and defying gravity solely because, "it takes so dang long to recover!"
09-12-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By Daspydyr

I have gone to pinned platforms on anything on...

I have gone to pinned platforms on anything on dirt. I still use my "clip in" pedals on pavement. (Clipless seems non-sensical) Once you get used to the feel of platforms you can pull up or at...
09-12-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,028
Posted By Daspydyr

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Santa Cruz Tallboy, ExLarge. 32 pounds of indestructable.
09-12-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,523
Posted By Daspydyr

I like Pearl Izumi and Giro. Good priced and...

I like Pearl Izumi and Giro. Good priced and durable. REI is always a good place to buy. REI.com/outlet is even better. You can buy 2 or 3 year old New inventory for half price.
09-12-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,200
Posted By Daspydyr

I am @225 mostly. I run 110. I get flats when...

I am @225 mostly. I run 110. I get flats when running lower pressures.
09-11-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,938
Posted By Daspydyr

48 is a huge number. I spent most of my 30s and...

48 is a huge number. I spent most of my 30s and 40s as an office slug preparing my body to desperately need years of bike therapy. Good for you.
07-22-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,477
Posted By Daspydyr

Time to brand your old friend with the Pie and...

Time to brand your old friend with the Pie and Coffee designation. 8 speed, wow, I think I have one in the garage.
07-22-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,887
Posted By Daspydyr

My experience has been good with scabs.

My experience has been good with scabs.
06-26-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,621
Posted By Daspydyr

Now this is an EXCELLENT Thread! Great Pictures...

Now this is an EXCELLENT Thread! Great Pictures all.
Forum: Southwest
06-26-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,253
Posted By Daspydyr

Hey Ronin, I just received a promotional flyer...

Hey Ronin, I just received a promotional flyer for a Century ride next Sept. The Edible Pedal? Have you heard of it? It looks like a huge change of scenery from Vegas riding.
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