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07-20-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Clyde1820

IIRC, that's the Yakima Steelhead fork mount. ...

IIRC, that's the Yakima Steelhead fork mount. You've got a set of the 9mm locking skewers attached.

Here's the instruction manual for the Steelhead: click...
07-15-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 31,748
Posted By Clyde1820

In my own case, I was heavy for a couple years,...

In my own case, I was heavy for a couple years, but had old injuries and severely limited range-of-motion to contend with.

My choice, initially:

A simple Next LaJolla brand step-through bike...
Forum: Touring
07-13-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Clyde1820

If for a service that typically has reviews...

If for a service that typically has reviews written about them, I have occasionally written up a review. If it's positive or negative, that depends on the quality and reasonableness of the service. ...
07-13-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Clyde1820

Basic speed law always applies, of course: Drive...

Basic speed law always applies, of course: Drive only as fast as conditions allow.

Works fairly well.

If there are spots on the road due to ugly sunlight conditions, then it's incumbent on...
07-13-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By Clyde1820

Speed of repair and recovery definitely slows, as...

Speed of repair and recovery definitely slows, as we age.

Need for the "building blocks" (most specifically, protein) increases as we build muscle and strength. The converse is true, as we lose...
07-12-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

Rivendell Clem Smith Jr. Step-thru, 52cm, $800...

Rivendell Clem Smith Jr. Step-thru, 52cm, $800 (https://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/d/rochester-rivendell-clem-smith-jr-step/6929810561.html) @ Rochester NY area, CraigsList

New lowered price....
07-11-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,435
Posted By Clyde1820

Turned out really, really nice, browngw. ...

Turned out really, really nice, browngw.

Beautiful bike.


As for the awards ... perhaps they were all ogling your cool shirt, there. (Got a number of similar ones, myself, these days.) :p
07-10-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,878
Posted By Clyde1820

Incorrect. Stopping before a blocked lane's...

Incorrect.

Stopping before a blocked lane's occupants isn't deliberate risking of a confrontation. It's refusal to jet out into the neighboring lane that's occupied already with cars going much...
07-10-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,878
Posted By Clyde1820

Nice. :foo: No, it's simply a matter of not...

Nice. :foo:

No, it's simply a matter of not generally being certain there's a safe spot in the crowded next lane, when such situations arise. Space gets tight, around these parts, and in the...
07-10-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,558
Posted By Clyde1820

True enough, stretching a cold muscle doesn't...

True enough, stretching a cold muscle doesn't offer nearly the benefits of a warmed-up muscle.

As for not helping, I did several years of serious performance middle-distance running, a few decades...
07-10-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,878
Posted By Clyde1820

Wrong way on a one way (against the flow of...

Wrong way on a one way (against the flow of traffic, irrespective of how many lanes in which directions). Gets calls to the police line, to deal with a deliberate wrong-way situation.

Around my...
07-10-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,558
Posted By Clyde1820

Back in the day, with distance running training,...

Back in the day, with distance running training, I used to have the occasional mild to moderate cramping in a calf, rarely with a hamstring. Vastly boosted my stretching regimen, on all of the hip...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1957 Maserati 300 S Spyder ...

1957 Maserati 300 S Spyder


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Maserati/57_Maserati-300S_DV-14-EH_01-800.jpg

https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Maserati/57_Maserati-300S_DV_14-EH_001-800.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1957 Maserati 200 Si ...

1957 Maserati 200 Si


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Maserati/57_Maserati-200Si-num67-DV-11-MH-08-800.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1935 Alfa-Romeo Tipo C 8C 35 race car ...

1935 Alfa-Romeo Tipo C 8C 35 race car



https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Alfa%20Romeo/Alfa-Romeeo-8C-35-Image-001-800.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

2007 Ferrari 612 Sessanta (Scaglietti) ...

2007 Ferrari 612 Sessanta (Scaglietti)


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Ferrari/2007-Ferrari-612-Scaglietti-60th-Anniversary-01-800.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1963 Ferrari 330 LeMans ...

1963 Ferrari 330 LeMans


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Ferrari/63-Ferrari-330_LMB_4725SA_DV-08-CC_014-800.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1961 Ferrari 400 SuperAmerica ...

1961 Ferrari 400 SuperAmerica


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Ferrari/61_ferrari-400SA_dv-18-sj-003-800.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1952 Ferrari 342 America ...

1952 Ferrari 342 America


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Ferrari/53-Ferrari-342_America-DV-10_CC_01-800.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1957 Ferrari 500 TRC ...

1957 Ferrari 500 TRC


https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Ferrari/57_Ferrari-500TRC-dv-18-q-009-800.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1964 Alfa-Romeo 2600 Touring ...

1964 Alfa-Romeo 2600 Touring


http://cdn.johnywheels.com/2015/05/09/alfaromeo2600spidertouring-l-316410217d80a591.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,205
Posted By Clyde1820

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC (https://95octane.com) ...

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC (https://95octane.com)

https://95octane.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/1967_ferrari_330_gtc_auction_1.jpg



1966 Ferrari 330 GTC (https://www.supercars.net)
...
07-07-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,498
Views: 1,525,096
Posted By Clyde1820

I officially hate you. :p Nice looking...

I officially hate you. :p

Nice looking bike.

No such deals over the past year, in my neck o' the woods.
07-03-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,587
Posted By Clyde1820

It can be dangerous to assume it's all due to...

It can be dangerous to assume it's all due to distraction.

Myself, I've experienced inability to discern shadows and colors when conditions are right ... with background patterns and colors, the...
07-02-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,587
Posted By Clyde1820

On my own bikes, I've got: Rear: flashing...

On my own bikes, I've got:

Rear: flashing red, > 50Lm
Rear: flashing red, > 50Lm, on a different flash pattern
Front: steady white, > 150Lm
Front: flashing white, > 50Lm
Body: full-size...
06-29-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,297
Posted By Clyde1820

It's a specific instance of the general case: ...

It's a specific instance of the general case: trouble can come more easily in places of transition.

Intersections. Anytime traffic is going from stopped to start (or the reverse). Mixed-mode...
Forum: Foo
06-28-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Clyde1820

Generally speaking, whether regarding a cycling...

Generally speaking, whether regarding a cycling route, a driving excursion, a run, or even kayaking trips ... my best experiences (with getting others to join the fun) have been:



Publish a...
06-28-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,030
Posted By Clyde1820

Over 50yrs for me, excluding the early...

Over 50yrs for me, excluding the early training-wheel stuff. Got a bike for riding to and from school, at about age 8yrs. Built up my own junkyard special, not long after that. Been riding ever...
06-26-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

1988 Miyata Ridgerunner Team MTB, $90 OBO...

1988 Miyata Ridgerunner Team MTB, $90 OBO (https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bik/d/fort-collins-miyata-ridgerunner-team/6887374556.html) @ Fort Collins CO area, CraigsList.

Frame size "medium"...
06-24-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

Trek 970, 16in frame, $40...

Trek 970, 16in frame, $40 (https://nh.craigslist.org/bik/d/glen-trek-970-singletrack/6903927664.html) @ northern NH area.

Trek 970 Singletrack Mt. Bike
Rock Shox
Mavic Rims
Shimano pedals
16...
06-23-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,275
Posted By Clyde1820

I, too, despise being pinched "up there." ...

I, too, despise being pinched "up there."


Myself, I am fairly short-legged for my height. I've always had to worry about stand-over height (SOH) on bikes I've ridden. And I have always looked...
06-21-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,575
Posted By Clyde1820

Thorn (@ SJS Cycles...

Thorn (@ SJS Cycles (https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/chainsets-mtb/?order=name+ascending&brand=thorn)) makes a triple MTB crankset with various arm lengths.

From the SJS web site:

Details

Alloy...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By Clyde1820

Try the 303 Aerospace Protectant product. ...

Try the 303 Aerospace Protectant product.

I've had good results with it in a high-UV environment. Following regular cleaning of the tires, it's a good final step. Lasts about a month. Comes...
06-15-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,337
Posted By Clyde1820

Look into "VO2 Max" type training. Good...

Look into "VO2 Max" type training. Good benefits, if done well.

Improving Your Max VO2 (https://www.runnersworld.com/training/a20781494/improving-your-max-vo2/) @ Runner's World.

How to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,701
Posted By Clyde1820

^ This. Wouldn't dissuade me from a given...

^ This.


Wouldn't dissuade me from a given product, unless the product itself showed a solid propensity to injure or fail.

As you say, most any part of a bike and one's gear can be involved...
06-05-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

Shogun Prairie Breaker II MTB, vintage, Tange...

Shogun Prairie Breaker II MTB, vintage, Tange double-butted chromoly 21in frame, $45 (https://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/bik/d/plano-vintage-shogun-prairie-breaker-ii/6903343244.html) @ Richardson TX...
06-04-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,523
Posted By Clyde1820

Counterpoint, on the question of the utility of...

Counterpoint, on the question of the utility of cutting carbohydrates.

Life lessons from the native tribe with the healthiest hearts in the world...
06-04-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,523
Posted By Clyde1820

Another factor is: the ability of many (most?)...

Another factor is: the ability of many (most?) people to sense "good" tastes in healthy foods can change, once nixing "garbage" (heavily-processed foods) from the diet.

In my own case, it took a...
05-31-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

High-end rigid MTB framesets: Univega Rover...

High-end rigid MTB framesets: Univega Rover Sport 17.5in, triple-butted chromoly; Schwinn High Sierra 17in, tri-caliber chromoly, $50 for the pair...
05-31-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

1987 Schwinn Cimarron, 21in frame, $80 OBO...

1987 Schwinn Cimarron, 21in frame, $80 OBO (https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bik/d/loveland-classic-1987-schwinn-cimarron/6896485212.html) @ Fort Collins CO area, CraigsList.

Looks a bit...
05-31-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By Clyde1820

In my own experience, most "mass market" type...

In my own experience, most "mass market" type bikes don't have well-built wheelsets put onto them.

First step I'd suggest: find a quality wheelbuilder, then get those wheels rebuilt with very...
05-31-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,523
Posted By Clyde1820

^ This, basically. For most people. ...

^ This, basically. For most people.


Myself, it's been decades since I had sugar around the house. I don't "do" sweets, much at all. Tend to love higher-fiber foods. I make most all of my own...
Forum: Foo
05-31-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,726
Posted By Clyde1820

In the spot where this lady was, in Aug/Sep it...

In the spot where this lady was, in Aug/Sep it could be expected to have ~1-1.5" of rain. In May, expected to be ~3x that.

Over on Kauai, Hanalei (for example) might see 8" in May.

Not a...
05-28-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

Fuji Mt. Fuji LTD frame, lugged 18" double-butted...

Fuji Mt. Fuji LTD frame, lugged 18" double-butted chromoly, NOS (new old stock), $60 (https://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/bik/d/framingham-nice-nos-new-mt-fuji-ltd/6898933336.html) @ Boston MA area,...
05-28-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

Has a cool bright-yellow front and forest-green...

Has a cool bright-yellow front and forest-green rear. The 1988-spec (https://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemond/1988specmanualFisher.pdf) Mt. Tam frame is quad-butted Tange Prestige. The...
05-27-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

1986 Schwinn High Sierra, original owner, 18in...

1986 Schwinn High Sierra, original owner, 18in frame, $125 OBO (https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bik/d/greenwood-schwinn-mountain-bike/6880815448.html) @ Indianapolis IN area, CraigsList.

...
05-27-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 51,445
Views: 6,733,422
Posted By Clyde1820

Trek 890 ATB, 20 inch, $100 OBO...

Trek 890 ATB, 20 inch, $100 OBO (https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/south-colby-trek-890-road-bike-20/6889044598.html) @ Seattle WA area, CraigsList.

Not much information on this one, but...
Forum: Foo
05-27-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,726
Posted By Clyde1820

On runs and hikes, I'd always found the best...

On runs and hikes, I'd always found the best spots for a rest were within view of the trail. Never did want to get off it, turned around, then find myself out of sight of it.

A lot of good...
Forum: Foo
05-26-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,726
Posted By Clyde1820

Perhaps. Perhaps not. Back in the day, I...

Perhaps. Perhaps not.

Back in the day, I used to run serious amounts of distance each week. Only safe spots, away from some very dangerous roads in the region, were up in the hills. Of course,...
05-26-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,133
Posted By Clyde1820

Recently missed a vintage lugged Trek 950. Would...

Recently missed a vintage lugged Trek 950. Would have used many of the great-looking examples in this thread for inspiration, on an upright ride.

Early Trek 950, Brooks B17, Nitto Bosco bars,...
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