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10-10-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,097
Posted By WarrenR

I find that as the temps fall below 10C or50F I...

I find that as the temps fall below 10C or50F I can still dress as summer but have to up the pace to keep warm. Certainly helps the average pace over my usual 50k run.
09-25-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By WarrenR

You're inspiring me, but it's getting late in the...

You're inspiring me, but it's getting late in the year. Only so many daylight hours in a day, how long start to finish?
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By WarrenR

Better on the way home then on the way to!

Better on the way home then on the way to!
09-11-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,561
Posted By WarrenR

The nice thing about flat bars you have a lot of...

The nice thing about flat bars you have a lot of options without spending a lot on cabling and brifters. Lots of people on BF are quite passionate about their choices. I went the Trekking bar route...
09-11-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By WarrenR

Ask your legs, I know mine let me know!

Ask your legs, I know mine let me know!
09-06-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By WarrenR

Both of my bikes came with suspension posts. To...

Both of my bikes came with suspension posts. To be honest I don't ever think about it. I've never played with the settings but they are both set so stiff it doesn't move much when I put my weight on...
08-13-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,737
Posted By WarrenR

Currently reading Joe Friel's "Fast After 50"....

Currently reading Joe Friel's "Fast After 50". Lots of good stuff on exercise and recovery.
07-24-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By WarrenR

I was out on our local rails-to-trails yesterday...

I was out on our local rails-to-trails yesterday and they were doing some resurfacing. They were recommending to go around but I gave it a go. There were places where the dump truck had dumped his...
07-14-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,869
Posted By WarrenR

People don't stop moving when they grow old, they...

People don't stop moving when they grow old, they grow old when they stop moving!
06-22-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,063
Posted By WarrenR

+1

+1
Replies: 56
Views: 8,890
Posted By WarrenR

Honey and peanut butter sandwiches!

Honey and peanut butter sandwiches!
06-17-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 505,097
Posted By WarrenR

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-17-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 32,282
Posted By WarrenR

2005 Peugeot

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06-05-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Was watching the Giro and this perked my interest, LoL!

KOM!
06-05-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

Just finished my first metric century, all...

Just finished my first metric century, all rails-to-trails gravel, very comfortable....
05-24-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,165
Posted By WarrenR

+1

+1
05-24-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,002
Posted By WarrenR

Have a kinesiologist at my gym who turned me on...

Have a kinesiologist at my gym who turned me on to foam rollers. I have found it to be very effective. Roll the hams and calves after an intense session to roll the crap out of them. No drugs and I...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,487
Posted By WarrenR

When I used to commute to work l noticed, in my...

When I used to commute to work l noticed, in my mirror, that on straight stretches of road drivers would begin to move to the left and then as they would almost reach me they would move to the right....
Forum: Commuting
05-19-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,587
Posted By WarrenR

I was about to start looking for a mirror for my...

I was about to start looking for a mirror for my new bike, I have the Mirrcylle on my road bike, when while picking up some new grips came across a mirror by EVO. It clamps on to the bar like the old...
05-19-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

Yeah, even with the low pressure on the 45s the...

Yeah, even with the low pressure on the 45s the 33s with 70 PSI on the Peugeot feel more compliant. Definitely be looking for something different in the future.
05-18-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

Anyway to fix the spelling mistake in this thread...

Anyway to fix the spelling mistake in this thread title?
05-18-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

Already have over 700 kms on it, very happy so...

Already have over 700 kms on it, very happy so far. If the woods ever dry out a little will try some of the new single track trails added locally.
Larger tires are interesting, the label on them,...
05-18-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

Modes

It's a Verve 2, would have went with the 3 for the better drive train but the colour won.

New seat, trekking bars, rack, mirror, computer, fenders, and a bell. Lighting to follow.
...
05-18-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

Shopping around

Had some criteria, flat bars, probably a triple similar to the 48-38-28 with a 11-28, wide tires with room for fenders, braze ons for stuff, rim brakes, frame more adept at trail - single track...
05-18-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WarrenR

N+1 Adding a Hybrid trail bike to a Hybrid road bike

Got this bike in 2005 to commute to work

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05-17-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By WarrenR

A big bowl of raisin Bran, draino for the...

A big bowl of raisin Bran, draino for the digestive system!
Forum: Foo
05-05-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By WarrenR

Huh, I've never had a problem and use Firefox on...

Huh, I've never had a problem and use Firefox on windoze, Linux and Android, definitely stay away from Google as much as possible!
05-05-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,291
Posted By WarrenR

I find if I leave my palms flat on the bar it...

I find if I leave my palms flat on the bar it will cut off the circulation, but if I roll the contact point to one side or the other I can feel the numbness going away. And I have trekking bars so...
Forum: Touring
04-25-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By WarrenR

I'm on the inverted position side. I use all the...

I'm on the inverted position side. I use all the hand positions mentioned but the one that I find most advantageous is around the front of the bars. Here on the east coast it seems the wind is always...
04-12-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,913
Posted By WarrenR

I got a chance to go for my first longish ride...

I got a chance to go for my first longish ride last week. The trail finally shed enough of it's snow cover to be able to navigate around left over ice. Unfortunately it was blowing 40 gusting to 70...
03-31-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,033
Posted By WarrenR

+2 Just ordered my second flat bar bike and...

+2

Just ordered my second flat bar bike and another Trekking bar to go with it
12-05-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,220
Posted By WarrenR

Keep mine in a top bag on my rear rack.

Keep mine in a top bag on my rear rack.
11-21-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By WarrenR

Always used this on motorcycles and wouldn't...

Always used this on motorcycles and wouldn't hesitate to use it on a bike.
11-16-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By WarrenR

I can relate, while I have had a flat once and my...

I can relate, while I have had a flat once and my handlebars needed tightening once, I enjoy helping others out on the trails not as well equipped. The thanks I received more than make up for the...
11-06-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By WarrenR

Shimano HB-525A VIA hub bearing info please

While installing new tires and tubes I thought I'd grease up the bearings. Should have paid a little more attention when dismantling. So after picking up all the bearings I could find on the floor I...
Forum: Introductions
10-08-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By WarrenR

Reading the part about the accident reminded me...

Reading the part about the accident reminded me of flying though the air after a cager cut me off, having a moment to think how much the landing was going to hurt.

Have fun and stay safe!
08-27-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By WarrenR

My thoughts: numbness is caused by lack of blood...

My thoughts: numbness is caused by lack of blood flow. The blood flows through the underside of your wrist, when you're pushing on to that place you're restricting the flow. More cushion in that area...
05-23-18, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,775
Posted By WarrenR

2 cages 2 bottles I don't always finish both...

2 cages 2 bottles

I don't always finish both and sometimes I could use more.
04-24-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,550
Posted By WarrenR

I've been over twice when I used to commute. Once...

I've been over twice when I used to commute. Once when someone opened their passenger side door, and once when someone drove around me and turned left without any indication. Both in heavy traffic....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,603
Posted By WarrenR

I found rollers improved the cadence I could...

I found rollers improved the cadence I could maintain and made me keep from rocking side to side as both keeps you more comfortable as the sessions lengthen.
12-17-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,171
Posted By WarrenR

I was very happy with the position before the...

I was very happy with the position before the change I just wanted more hand positions as I changed my riding from commuting to longer runs after retirement. I really like Trekking bars!
12-17-17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By WarrenR

The Mayo clinic web site has a basic stretching...

The Mayo clinic web site has a basic stretching routine that includes hip flexor work. Has always worked for me.
12-17-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,171
Posted By WarrenR

When my LBS installed my Trekking bars he changed...

When my LBS installed my Trekking bars he changed the stem so that the close section was in the same position as the flat bars they replaced. My shifters and brake levers hadn't changed position, duh.
Forum: Foo
12-09-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By WarrenR

Speed = Wind chill

Speed = Wind chill
12-05-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By WarrenR

Cold weather biking clothing = skiing clothing. ...

Cold weather biking clothing = skiing clothing.

I use my older skiing gloves, and they worked great for downhill and they work even better for biking. Plus warm ski gloves are way less expensive...
Forum: Foo
10-06-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By WarrenR

Take a look at Tom's Hardware, they do different...

Take a look at Tom's Hardware, they do different priced builds for different purposes.
09-21-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,081
Posted By WarrenR

I bought my Peugeot Evasion 15 years ago....

I bought my Peugeot Evasion 15 years ago. Originally for commuting started longer rides after retirement. It has taken me through both century rides. The only original parts are the frame, front...
09-17-17, 03:03 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,052
Posted By WarrenR

I have a bike, sport bike and a sports car, I...

I have a bike, sport bike and a sports car, I enjoy them all.

Every second day the bicycle wins every time!
02-22-17, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By WarrenR

There are many types of fasting and many reasons...

There are many types of fasting and many reasons to fast.

I started occasional fasts in my mid twenties. The type of fasting I have experience with are water only fasting. Starting out with 1 day...
02-02-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By WarrenR

Hi Jason, I can only comment on the Halifax...

Hi Jason,

I can only comment on the Halifax Area and coastal bicycling 30 miles to the south-west and north-east from Halifax, whereas I've driven most of the inland roads.
The number 2 highway...
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