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02-07-20, 12:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,907
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Yeah, I know!

Yeah, I know!
02-06-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,907
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Dang it, fat fingered the Topic. Supposed to be...

Dang it, fat fingered the Topic. Supposed to be "SO", how many..................:twitchy:
02-06-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,907
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

So How Many Have Never Tandem?

Hope this does not go to the tandem section as it is a question for the general cycling people. Curious as to how many have never, or have ridden a tandem? And what is your experience, opinion? Good...
02-06-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

So that is the trick? I myself won't use them but...

So that is the trick? I myself won't use them but my wife has. Once she froze the entire insulated bottle. Not too hot outside but some of the ice melted to water leaving her a big blob of useless...
02-06-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I'm sure everyone is different. But my usual 45...

I'm sure everyone is different. But my usual 45 miler is 2 1/2 hours and I go through maybe 4 to 5 bottles of water. By the time I get to my third hour, I'm done.

Plus, I'd have to carry a third...
02-06-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

:lol:

:lol:
02-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I tried an insulated bottle once. Riding in temps...

I tried an insulated bottle once. Riding in temps over 100 degrees, pretty useless unless I was going to drink it in the first 5 miles of a 40 mile ride. My wife insisted on an insulated bottle...
02-06-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 24,892
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Nope! 57 and no heart problem. For 20 years every...

Nope! 57 and no heart problem. For 20 years every doctor I have visited asks what I do because my heart is really strong.

When I was in real good shape, I could ride and climb and never feel my...
02-06-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I went out to Borrego Springs to drive along with...

I went out to Borrego Springs to drive along with my wife. I did most of the rides so this time it was her turn. Took my truck and supplies driving support. After the ride, we were heading out of...
02-06-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

There were some rides I paid $100 and was well...

There were some rides I paid $100 and was well worth it.

In Arizona, the Tour De Tucson was a blast. Support on almost every corner of the 106 mile ride. Streets lined with people but that was...
02-06-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,234
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I think a superbike is a sweet looking, fast...

I think a superbike is a sweet looking, fast "looking" machine.

But I agree, it's the engine that makes a superbike, super! :thumb:
02-06-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,039
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

The tandem ...

The tandem

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/488x419/000tandem_931e434ef9bdb0140fc3c5d6289ace9159eb3163.jpg

I just like this one! :D...
02-06-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,937
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Nm

Nm
02-06-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,937
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Nm

Nm
02-06-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Very funny and I bet some would find it hard to...

Very funny and I bet some would find it hard to believe as this is such a huge ride now. Back then, there were about 100 century riders. (Now 10,000+ easy century)

My wife and I did the very first...
02-05-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,223
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I feel sorry for you. If I am willing...

I feel sorry for you.



If I am willing to go on video and plead guilty as the OP did, I'd pay my fine.
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,227
Views: 339,145
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Some of the stuff I took at a car show. I like...

Some of the stuff I took at a car show. I like the jewel look of mechanical things. Sadly again, most cars are bunched up so hard to appreciate a car on it's own. So I do take some parts shots....
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,227
Views: 339,145
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Wow! Nice stuff there! :thumb:

Wow! Nice stuff there! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4,227
Views: 339,145
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I love taking pics of cars and mechanical objects...

I love taking pics of cars and mechanical objects with some shine. I have gone to about 3 car shows and though I love the subjects and their glow, usually the cars are crammed into a tight space so...
02-04-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Oh, all you had to say was, " I use it like The...

Oh, all you had to say was, " I use it like The Dude's truck!". :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,227
Views: 339,145
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Hey, I have a plant based photo! :D ...

Hey, I have a plant based photo! :D

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02-04-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Holy cow Man! :eek: My bike is a 1997 still...

Holy cow Man! :eek:

My bike is a 1997 still with Shimano 600 hubs and components, 21 years old. Still riding on a regular basis. Remind me not to move into your neighborhood WITH OR WITHOUT HUB...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,312
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Are you sure? Are you riding in the correct...

Are you sure? Are you riding in the correct portions of the country? I see others from different states posting on Strava. Let's say, Georgia, one may have KOM's on segments consisting of 20 riders...
02-04-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Diet, you are what you eat! I am type 2 (NO MEDS,...

Diet, you are what you eat! I am type 2 (NO MEDS, THE DUDE DOES NOT DO MEDS,NOT EVEN PAIN KILLERS). Brought A1C down from 7.5 to 6.1 via eating the right things.

But I will tell ya, when I eat...
02-04-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,196
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

IMO, one must have at least 3 bikes. 1)...

IMO, one must have at least 3 bikes.

1) Roadie..........commuting, fun, recreation, road, trails, mountains, city, streets, fitness, race.
...
02-04-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Yup! I remember I had a blue metallic with white...

Yup! I remember I had a blue metallic with white stripes and the reflector. I had the worst POJ bike on the block but the shiniest hubs! :D

Yeah hub shiners, you can have an old used beat up one...
02-04-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

We started that way too! A couple of hybrids...

We started that way too! A couple of hybrids about $300. I ran off into a roadbike soon after. Then a year or two later, she got into a road bike. Then later, a more expensive bike.

But I got my...
02-04-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Same guy that posted a video on youtube boasting...

Same guy that posted a video on youtube boasting about doing 45 on a tour bike? :innocent:

On a downhill! :roflmao2:
02-04-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,900
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Ah I see! Yeah, that seems kind of odd. Why not...

Ah I see! Yeah, that seems kind of odd. Why not say it on the post instead of a PM? They knew they were somewhat out of line. Not as far as opinion, but as far as not just being able to say it openly...
02-04-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Wow, great job with the weight loss and health...

Wow, great job with the weight loss and health improvement (I'm sure)!

30 miles on a mountain bike is no joke but sadly, you must lose the Trek before you become a real cyclists! :notamused:
...
02-04-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I was born in 1963 so I didn't start riding till...

I was born in 1963 so I didn't start riding till 1967 at 4 years old.

I saw the hub cleaner strap on one of the bikes. Wow, in 1976, I thought that was something new. Guess I was behind the times...
02-04-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,900
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Yeah, I'm still trying to figure out the...

Yeah, I'm still trying to figure out the "nobody's going to tell me to my face" thing.

I've met thousands of cyclists over my 23 years of cycling, tons and tons of conversatin' :p and never ever...
02-04-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,900
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I have several ex's and done paying alimony and...

I have several ex's and done paying alimony and any other kind of support! :D

I'm a free man! :roflmao2:

FTR, talking about bike shops, not actual wives. :p
02-04-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,196
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

We have 7 bikes, down from 11. To have one bike...

We have 7 bikes, down from 11. To have one bike would be a nightmare for me. thank goodness I have a wife who loves to ride as well. AND thinks that the garage is no place for the bikes to hang out...
02-04-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,900
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I guess that might not be a good comparison. I...

I guess that might not be a good comparison. I get a lot of guys complimenting me on my wife, her ride style, and her looks and I don't have to ask. :lol:

That could be another thread topic in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Sounds like a great ride. I hear about gravel...

Sounds like a great ride. I hear about gravel rides lately but here in the concrete jungle, not sure if they exist but it sure sounds cool! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Ah, those are the highest peaks in Georgia. I...

Ah, those are the highest peaks in Georgia. I myself don't think you would need one but it all depends on your comfort as you say.

I've done this ride on my standard crank. I believe Onyx Summit...
02-03-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I didn't say it was not an important part of the...

I didn't say it was not an important part of the equation. My point is that I will lose more weight by cutting back intake compared to increasing mileage.

They say you can't out ride a bad diet,...
02-03-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I don't know about you guys, but I lose much more...

I don't know about you guys, but I lose much more via proper diet vs mileage.

I can do 100 mile bike ride, do 4,000 in a year and be the same weight.

On the other hand, I didn't eat any junk...
02-03-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,223
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I don't understand people. If you know you did it...

I don't understand people. If you know you did it and say you did it, then pay up.

Reminds me of my dumass sister in law. 3 tickets for passing a school bus with red flashing lights. Each time the...
02-03-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,900
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Fortunately I do my own wrenching, build my own...

Fortunately I do my own wrenching, build my own bikes, and build my own wheels as well.

Looking for a hub at the local shop, $149 for the rear Ultegra hub alone (4 different shops same price)....
02-03-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,900
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Even the clothing side of shops make it nearly...

Even the clothing side of shops make it nearly impossible to want to support their kids for them.

I saw a jersey I like online. $35, ordered Sunday night, on my doorstep from halfway across the...
02-03-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,206
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I don't think that is true! I know forum members...

I don't think that is true! I know forum members who are scared to do 25. Local twisty roads that one can pick up speeds to 40, many white knuckle the descent. I've seen a few forum members...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

:roflmao2::lol: :D

:roflmao2::lol: :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Only you can answer that. Do you have the...

Only you can answer that. Do you have the strength to use the current set up? Are you struggling doing the 1,000 ft per every 10 miles? Does your conditioning not allow you to use the current set up?...
Forum: Foo
02-03-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4,227
Views: 339,145
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Just a little ducky! :D ...

Just a little ducky! :D

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Forum: Foo
02-02-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 115,730
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Never liked the Doors or the song till Billy...

Never liked the Doors or the song till Billy covered it.

Still don't like the Doors though! :D

Billy Idol LA Woman
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

OK, not being familiar with that area, please...

OK, not being familiar with that area, please esplain the image. Is that a bridge going across the water, or are you like, really holy? :D
02-02-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,206
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

No but I could have, 56 in a 45 mile zone. ...

No but I could have, 56 in a 45 mile zone.

Short 1 mile descent on the tandem. Tucked but not pedaling and no intentions to try to increase the speed. Wife on the back, always very relaxed and...
02-02-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I had it happen to me on a local climb. I thought...

I had it happen to me on a local climb. I thought it was the BB as it clicked intermittently but always while my right foot was at 11 o'clock. Really strange because I was expecting crank problems. I...
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