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04-11-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25,809
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Posted By Bald Paul

Wet paws

My neighbor and I rode in the "Tour de Paws" charity ride to raise money for the Spartanburg Humane Society. Originally, the route was 36 miles, but somewhere around mile 7 the rain (which was...
04-08-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By indyfabz

Assuming you would drive, perhaps use Wallace, ID...

Assuming you would drive, perhaps use Wallace, ID as a base. From there you could to an out and back west on the C'dA Trail. Heading east takes you to the NorPac Trail (short stretch of...
04-02-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,029
Posted By caloso

Itís been a long time for me, but Iíd probably...

Itís been a long time for me, but Iíd probably just get off and sit on a rock and contemplate the foliage.
04-01-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25,809
Views: 2,607,701
Posted By Wildwood

Over 60* (barely) for the 2nd day this year - and...

Over 60* (barely) for the 2nd day this year - and sunny - meant a long ramble was in order. Got 50 mi and was totally flagged at the end. 1978 Batavus Competition, Ishi022, Ergo9 triple.
From home,...
03-25-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By Helderberg

Shorter cranks 2

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03-24-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By rsbob

Scary Moment Yesterday

After a couple of rainy days there was a break in the weather yesterday, so got out the road bike for a spin. Was crossing a two lane bridge over a river where there were still slick patches of mud...
03-19-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,182
Posted By Biker395

Life is and always has been risky. Minimize...

Life is and always has been risky. Minimize unnecessary risks and live it to the fullest while you can.
03-15-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By easyupbug

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Right sized my shop.
03-09-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By mpath

Great story! I'm not surprised that companies...

Great story! I'm not surprised that companies plan for obsolescence much quicker today and no longer support them, with the hope that you'd simply buy a replacement.

Speaking of T6 screws, years...
03-03-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25,809
Views: 2,607,701
Posted By Wildwood

Took a comfort bike for first long ride in quite...

Took a comfort bike for first long ride in quite a while.
531DB, 27mm tubulars, frame on the large side of 'fits gloriously' - is that French Fit?
Been hiking a bunch, but nothing on the bike over...
03-03-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25,809
Views: 2,607,701
Posted By ultrarider7

I think it's the Lutheran flag that is...

I think it's the Lutheran flag that is appropriate for all synods. Our church is ELCA and it is placed by the pulpit....
02-28-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,525
Posted By big john

I'm 66 in this picture, (2 weeks ago). ...

I'm 66 in this picture, (2 weeks ago).
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02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,525
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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02-18-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By bjjoondo

No garage, live in a 2nd. floor one bedroom...

No garage, live in a 2nd. floor one bedroom apartment, lucky for me the wife loves to ride her bicycle as much as I do so we found a apt. with a LONG front room and use the bottom half as our...
02-18-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Bent Bill

jppe I have the chrome moly as I am close to...

jppe

I have the chrome moly as I am close to the weight limit
I am a CLYDE even when I am skinny which I am not now I weigh 220

So far I have ridden with it about 125 miles
Longest time has...
02-16-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By decotriumph

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Thankfully my wife's car is fairly short, so these five are in...
02-15-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,146
Posted By Bald Paul

We have a few riders in our local club that have...

We have a few riders in our local club that have Cycliq cams. The stories about their 'customer service' (or complete lack of it) seem to be true.
As a result, I went with a Rylo 360 degree camera....
02-15-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By BEC111

I keep my ebike in my heated garage, which is...

I keep my ebike in my heated garage, which is good for the battery. It’s a tight squeeze for my car so I needed to clear the floor and even the wall where I wanted to put the bike. I deal with this I...
02-14-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,525
Posted By wsriii

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Retirement photo with the 3 interests. Bike, drums and camera.
02-12-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,086
Posted By big john

I think using the 2 hole mountain bike...

I think using the 2 hole mountain bike shoes/pedals would be easier to learn. Not just because of the walkability of the shoes but the whole clipping in part is easier. First, mtb pedals are the same...
02-12-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By ultrarider7

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I forgot to mention this is the Garage Gator Motorized Bike Lift...
02-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 570,922
Posted By Biker395

Did the skiing thing this weekend instead ... ...

Did the skiing thing this weekend instead ...

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02-06-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,669
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I avoid country music because of the pain it...

I avoid country music because of the pain it causes to my ears.
02-06-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By GlennR

My son's garage. https://i.imgur.com/1N3I0d8.jpg

My son's garage.
https://i.imgur.com/1N3I0d8.jpg
02-01-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 570,922
Posted By Biker395

View from the trail ... ...

View from the trail ...
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01-31-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 570,922
Posted By Wildwood

:thumb: Love rowerek ocean pic especially. ...

:thumb: Love rowerek ocean pic especially.

Colnago C-40 a wonderful ride. Congrats on that, too

My initial impression was - that bike's got a
Crazy Colorful Caribbean Voodoo Vibe
01-29-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,485
Posted By ZIPP2001

After taking time to go over all the pro's and...

After taking time to go over all the pro's and con's with each position with my wife I decided to stay where I am. The owner and I met for just about a half day going over the issues we've been...
01-28-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 570,922
Posted By Wildwood

Well, I have not been riding except little hops...

Well, I have not been riding except little hops to check-out winter maintenance & upgrades & acquisitions.

But I still enjoy my bikes. These are new builds for me. :)
...
01-28-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By Cycletography

You're not crazy. A double century at age 60 is...

You're not crazy. A double century at age 60 is totally doable, especially if your route is flat. If you are comfortable doing century rides there is no reason you can't do a double.

IMO, the...
01-26-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By rlmalisz

2017 was cancelled due to the fires. 2018/2019...

2017 was cancelled due to the fires. 2018/2019 both happened. 2020...oh, well. We had a lot of fire smoke here (Forest Grove) around Cycle O time in both 2017 and 2020...and with COVID, 2019 and...
01-26-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By tigat

Thx Jppe. Me too. I don't do any core...

Thx Jppe. Me too.

I don't do any core specific work, although much of my time on the trainer (about 7 hours a week these days) I'm down in the drop or puppy paw off the front. Other than that, 47...
01-25-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By tigat

Bandit finished

For those of you who may not have been following my earlier posts on this topic, the pictures below represent a single hand control system on a Trek Domane nick-named the Bandit, a project that Trek...
01-21-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,525
Posted By SJX426

An older version of this: ...

An older version of this:
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My last good picture...
01-20-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By big john

I used to ride with a guy who was a career...

I used to ride with a guy who was a career stuntman. He raced and did club rides and as far as I know he never got injured on the bike.
One day he was unloading sacks of lawn fertilizer from his...
01-16-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,438
Posted By davester

There is no preferred chain ring where I ride....

There is no preferred chain ring where I ride. The terrain around here has many long grades in the 5% to 15% range and a few up to about 25%. For every 10 miles there's 1,000 to 1,500 feet of...
01-12-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By deacon mark

Thanks for the responses I do think the 530 is...

Thanks for the responses I do think the 530 is the puppy.
01-11-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By rsbob

My bad, take 101 through Washington, Oregon and...

My bad, take 101 through Washington, Oregon and Northern Ca until it intersects Hwy 1. Then follow 1 down the coast. And yes 101 is highly rideable through Wa and Or and N. Ca but you will want to...
01-11-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 570,922
Posted By Biker395

Yes! No more COVID-related closures, and...

Yes!

No more COVID-related closures, and Iím now feeling good enough, so Iím going for it. Doing a couple of days a week first, then Iíll bump it up more. :thumb:
01-08-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By rsbob

Ride from the most NW point of Washington state...

Ride from the most NW point of Washington state down the coast to Sandy LEGO (San Diego) CA.
01-08-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By Tomm Willians

I landed one that is definitely both, we have...

I landed one that is definitely both, we have virtually the same interests, twisted sense of humor, finish each otherís sentences and canít stand being away from each other.
Doesnít hurt that sheís...
01-08-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By indyfabz

Look at Adventure Cyclingís Green Mountains Loop....

Look at Adventure Cyclingís Green Mountains Loop. It also has a loop in the Adirondacks.
01-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By Steve B.

With the Maybrook trail opening this year, that...

With the Maybrook trail opening this year, that segment plus the Duchess Trail to New Paltz, plus Walkill Trail to Kingston is 60 miles. You can extend with the 40 miles of SCT./NCT for 100 total. ...
01-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By shelbyfv

Birthday Ride/Ride Your Age

I'm puzzled I couldn't find an existing thread.:foo: Anyway, got my requisite 72 on my birthday. Seems there is some fascination with what folks eat on their rides so for the record I ate a Clif gel,...
01-05-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By Russ Roth

Due to living near Syracuse, in Rochester for 5...

Due to living near Syracuse, in Rochester for 5 years and Albany for 9 and now here on the island I've ridden an fairly extensive amount of the trail. Just in the course of day rides or commuting...
01-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I started dating 53 years ago, been...

My wife and I started dating 53 years ago, been married 50 years this summer. She is an avid cyclist, ex-racer, and we ride together and in groups. She knocked out 4,000 miles this year and drops...
01-04-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By Wildwood

Iíve got a wife. Almost 35 yrs this 2nd time. ...

Iíve got a wife. Almost 35 yrs this 2nd time.
Donít accompany her to manicures, pedicures, hair appts. I prefer not to join on Costco expeditions. I do not attend her Book Club sessions, sewing...
01-01-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By ascherer

I do a weekly grocery run to the local Trader...

I do a weekly grocery run to the local Trader Joeís. Early in the lockdown I pedaled over, locked my bike and got on line to wait to enter. The line was about a half-hour long. Just as I started to...
12-25-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,748
Posted By Wildwood

I was west county St Louis, hence the screen...

I was west county St Louis, hence the screen name. Riding was excellent without a trail system. I never ventured East much to ride the other side of the River.

Now i I live in a better Place,...
12-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,748
Posted By Barrettscv

Unfortunately, I moved from SW Illinois near St...

Unfortunately, I moved from SW Illinois near St Louis to southern Wisconsin. My prior location is 5 hours further south. I'll have to just throw the bike in the car and drive to a network of trails...
12-24-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,294
Posted By CliffordK

Thankfully I've never been in that situation. ...

Thankfully I've never been in that situation. But, there are times that when I get very nervous that I will get physically cold to the point of shivering.

These early videos are helpful to...
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