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Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
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: 154
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: 214
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: 355
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: 6,020
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: 1,784
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: 2,856
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: 3,460
Views: 464,064
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: 4,133
Views: 328,399
Posted By Daspydyr

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09-26-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,143
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: 3,460
Views: 464,064
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: 773
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: 1,175
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: 384
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: 305
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: 352
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: 268
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: 3,824
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: 3,824
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: 927
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: 3,824
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: 3,824
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: 3,824
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: 3,824
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: 3,824
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: 2,856
Posted By Daspydyr

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Santa Cruz Tallboy, ExLarge. 32 pounds of indestructable.
09-12-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
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: 2,931
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: 1,781
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: 7,791
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: 3,434
Posted By Daspydyr

My experience has been good with scabs.

My experience has been good with scabs.
06-26-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
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: 26
Views: 2,373
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.
Forum: Southwest
06-13-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,832
Posted By Daspydyr

Vegas has many Urban riders. Some commute to and...

Vegas has many Urban riders. Some commute to and from work. The RTC set up a bike Valet in the downtown area. The trails around town are extensive and enjoyable. There is now a Century loop...
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome from The Las Vegas Valley and the Mojave...

Welcome from The Las Vegas Valley and the Mojave Desert. I kinda followed your path 10 years ago. Running got rough on my limbs. Cycling kept me outside and enjoying the fresh air.
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome aboard from the Las Vegas Valley. Good...

Welcome aboard from the Las Vegas Valley. Good luck getting that bike situation figured out.
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome to a great site. Howdy from the desert...

Welcome to a great site. Howdy from the desert SW, in the Las Vegas Valley!

Do you get out to the Tour in July?
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Daspydyr

Welcome to a great site. Howdy from the desert...

Welcome to a great site. Howdy from the desert SW, in the Las Vegas Valley!
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 119,521
Posted By Daspydyr

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Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 119,521
Posted By Daspydyr

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Skynyrd baby! Give Me Back My bullets!
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By Daspydyr

DANG, now you tell me! This explains the missing...

DANG, now you tell me! This explains the missing Beer cooler!
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By Daspydyr

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06-07-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By Daspydyr

I trust Ritchey. Looks good, wear em out and...

I trust Ritchey. Looks good, wear em out and give a report.
06-07-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,855
Posted By Daspydyr

There is an annual 70.3 mini-triathalon at Lake...

There is an annual 70.3 mini-triathalon at Lake Las Vegas. The biking is Fat Tire. You ride the rims looking down on Celine's house, if you can pick it out.

Red Rock area is for serious riders. ...
06-07-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,994
Posted By Daspydyr

I have a Santa Cruz Tallboy, aluminum and a Scott...

I have a Santa Cruz Tallboy, aluminum and a Scott 20, carbon fiber. The best thing is to ride a ton and enjoy yourself. The details aren't that important.
06-07-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,855
Posted By Daspydyr

Nevada- Bootleg Canyon, ...

Nevada-

Bootleg Canyon, https://www.singletracks.com/bike-trails/bootleg-canyon.html
I can never ride there without bleeding from somewhere.

Sloan Canyon, best chance to see McCoullough Big...
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By Daspydyr

Boy Scouts also taught me a ton of good camping...

Boy Scouts also taught me a ton of good camping disciplines. Campfires are a magical part of being outdoors. A smore just isn't cooked right without some pine embers stuck to the chocolate and...
06-06-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,160
Posted By Daspydyr

It isn't an either/or scenario. It is both and. ...

It isn't an either/or scenario. It is both and. No one is hurt, so the ending is good. AND, a little earlier warning is always nice.

I have been on both ends of this type situation, on dirt and...
Forum: Southwest
06-06-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Posted By Daspydyr

Death Ride, that used to be on my radar. Not...

Death Ride, that used to be on my radar. Not any longer. But I think you should and post lots of pictures of the ride and your bike computer showing temps.

There used to be a Pony Express ride...
04-26-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,870
Posted By Daspydyr

Mine is a throwback to when I was skinny and...

Mine is a throwback to when I was skinny and played baseball. I was Da Spider, as I caught almost everything that came my way. That was a long time ago.
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