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02-27-21, 10:56 AM
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Posted By smoore

However you wife may wonder if you've been...

However you wife may wonder if you've been reading some new books or something? :)
Forum: Foo
10-27-20, 08:55 AM
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Posted By smoore

It's my understanding that if he fights again...

It's my understanding that if he fights again (and he is preparing) that it's just going to be an exhibition with the opponent being Roy Jones Sr. or something like that. I wouldn't pay to see it...
10-05-20, 11:47 AM
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Posted By smoore

How many of us do? On the other hand, someone...

How many of us do? On the other hand, someone here MUST be related to George Washington.
Forum: For Sale
09-13-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By smoore

Shrevvy, can you tell me what year the size 8...

Shrevvy, can you tell me what year the size 8 men's RL shoe is? Also how they might compare to a Specialized shoe as far as width? I find the Specialized to be a bit wider than Shimano or Giro which...
09-12-20, 01:43 PM
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Posted By smoore

I have no idea what this is from....but I'm...

I have no idea what this is from....but I'm laughing.
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Posted By smoore

Mitch as you well know, value is only determined...

Mitch as you well know, value is only determined by what someone else (or many someones) is willing to pay for it. Suggest your friend visit Ebay under "Schwinn Paramount Bicycle" to see what others...
09-10-20, 04:09 PM
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Posted By smoore

Yep, what Ballenxj said: buy a new Ultegra Group...

Yep, what Ballenxj said: buy a new Ultegra Group (even a triple if you want) and have your local bike shop install. In this case it might be wise to actually buy the group from the local shop as...
08-31-20, 07:16 PM
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Posted By smoore

I play drums, ride motorcycles, birdwatch and...

I play drums, ride motorcycles, birdwatch and recently have developed an interest in astronomy. But my BEST hobby in the last three years are my two granddaughters. They've changed my life. I...
08-10-20, 05:14 PM
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Posted By smoore

Just be prepared to explain when your wife asks.

Just be prepared to explain when your wife asks.
08-10-20, 05:07 PM
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Posted By smoore

I'm 70 and as a late adopter I didn't have any...

I'm 70 and as a late adopter I didn't have any kind of cell phone until seven years ago. Having a phone for emergencies is good thing, but it seems to have made us a lot less independent and more...
07-19-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By smoore

I'm north of Atlanta in Gainesville. If you find...

I'm north of Atlanta in Gainesville. If you find yourself in my neck of the woods let me know, I'll buy you lunch, coffee, etc. I'd offer to take you for a ride but I'm not sure I'm fast enough for...
07-14-20, 03:17 PM
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Posted By smoore

Honestly, it appears that frame is a bit too...

Honestly, it appears that frame is a bit too small for you. And I don't think that moving the saddle forward a bit and going with a longer stem will help. At that point your knee may be a bit too...
07-13-20, 07:32 PM
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Posted By smoore

Yep, that is one sweet bike!

Yep, that is one sweet bike!
07-13-20, 03:07 PM
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Posted By smoore

The cheap wicking T-shirts would work fine for me...

The cheap wicking T-shirts would work fine for me but A; I would really miss the rear pocket in which I carry my phone, an energy bar and a couple of bucks. B: It would probably keep people from...
07-13-20, 11:24 AM
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Posted By smoore

Voler is great...but make sure you know Race Fit...

Voler is great...but make sure you know Race Fit from Club Fit. Bellweather was another "generic" brand that was good, low cost and in my case, fit me well. They seem to have disappeared along with...
07-06-20, 11:36 AM
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Posted By smoore

That's better than slamming yourself into the top...

That's better than slamming yourself into the top tube. We've all done that at least once right?
05-18-20, 12:34 PM
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Posted By smoore

Frankly, I might toss a banana peel..but only...

Frankly, I might toss a banana peel..but only into high weeds where no one would see it. I can't believe cyclists would toss gel wrappers or particularly empty CO2 cartridges. After all they don't...
05-18-20, 12:26 PM
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Posted By smoore

I'm a short guy and have spent the last 40yrs...

I'm a short guy and have spent the last 40yrs trying to find the right size frame for me and my even smaller wife. Most of the major players sell a 44cm sized bike. That sized frame with 650 wheels...
05-17-20, 01:20 PM
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Posted By smoore

22 rolling miles today. Temps were perfect in...

22 rolling miles today. Temps were perfect in low 70s when I started but they rose quickly and we got the first 80 degree temps this year and worse...first high humidly of the season.

I also...
05-08-20, 07:14 PM
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Posted By smoore

Whew....sorry Bro. Nighttime and wild animals...

Whew....sorry Bro. Nighttime and wild animals can be kinda scary. Get well soon!
05-03-20, 04:04 PM
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Posted By smoore

Those kind of miles for any 75 year is darn...

Those kind of miles for any 75 year is darn impressive. At least I think so. Strong legs and a strong butt huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,715
Posted By smoore

Thanks, still love my 585. Obviously color...

Thanks, still love my 585. Obviously color doesn't really make a difference and I'm happy with Black and Blue. But if another in my size were to come along in red or orange I might still pull the...
04-29-20, 10:04 AM
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Posted By smoore

I can relate, but I'm happy for you. Once you...

I can relate, but I'm happy for you. Once you recover you now have a challenge to look forward to. Each time try to go just ten yards further and now you have a cool goal for the rest of the summer...
04-28-20, 06:13 PM
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Posted By smoore

Welcome to the club!

Welcome to the club!
04-27-20, 07:28 PM
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Posted By smoore

David Bierbaum, Sorry about your Mom, hang in...

David Bierbaum,
Sorry about your Mom, hang in there. Glad you're back on the bike, getting out, sweating a bit and re-engaging another part of your brain. It's an important step on the way back even...
Forum: Introductions
04-26-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By smoore

So this is your third bike in a short amount of...

So this is your third bike in a short amount of time? Ha! Glad you're enjoying it and your husband is supportive. Whatever you do...don't watch any Youtube videos about cycling. Just don't! :)
04-24-20, 09:23 PM
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Posted By smoore

Good looking bike Wildwood. I've found the same...

Good looking bike Wildwood. I've found the same thing about three days off the bike; at 70 yrs. my legs feel a lot fresher after three days than they do after two and certainly after one day. I...
04-24-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By smoore

Sounds good, I think I'll track it down. Maybe I...

Sounds good, I think I'll track it down. Maybe I should hold it until the week of the TDF?
Forum: Introductions
04-24-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By smoore

It could be the angle of the photo...but it looks...

It could be the angle of the photo...but it looks like your saddle might be adjusted nose down just a bit. You don't want to ever feel as if you are constantly falling forward or feel as if you have...
04-23-20, 09:12 AM
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Posted By smoore

Unbelievable...driver really needs to pay for...

Unbelievable...driver really needs to pay for this crime. Not a small fine, some time in jail. Local community hold this guy accountable!
04-20-20, 09:49 AM
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Posted By smoore

I'd say you guys burned a few calories on that...

I'd say you guys burned a few calories on that ride. Good job!
04-20-20, 09:46 AM
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Posted By smoore

Wow...a blast from the past! Looks great!

Wow...a blast from the past! Looks great!
04-19-20, 01:13 PM
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Posted By smoore

After the second or third ride you'll wonder how...

After the second or third ride you'll wonder how you ever rode without them. And wait until you try Bibs, most of us never go back to actual shorts. :)
04-17-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By smoore

Great looking bike OP, hope you enjoy it. And...

Great looking bike OP, hope you enjoy it. And yes, I do remember my first carbon bike (only about five years ago) and it felt almost "too" light and and as if I had an extra gear. Can't say those...
04-17-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,360
Posted By smoore

Phil Gaimon ...

Phil Gaimon https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqI9HyfLvodz7bXFCI3PU2g
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The Vegan Cyclist
04-17-20, 06:30 PM
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Posted By smoore

Happy belated Birthday and congrats on 71 miles. ...

Happy belated Birthday and congrats on 71 miles. I'll be 71 in three months but ain't no way I'll do that kind of milage.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 261,465
Posted By smoore

Thanks, I've made a note of that color. I knew...

Thanks, I've made a note of that color. I knew that Brent had packed it in a number of years ago and then came back...but it does look like he is permanently retired from making bikes.
Too bad, he...
04-13-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By smoore

I take it you don't miss the rear pockets? Like...

I take it you don't miss the rear pockets? Like for wallet, phone. snack, Gel, etc.?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,221
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Posted By smoore

Gorgeous bike. I'm not always a fan of yellow but...

Gorgeous bike. I'm not always a fan of yellow but this one almost glows. Maybe has a little tinge of Gold to my eye?

Beautiful and he has been making nice bikes for a while now.
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04-12-20, 09:48 AM
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Posted By smoore

I did 28 miles yesterday (weather was mid-sixties...

I did 28 miles yesterday (weather was mid-sixties and fantastic) and I know I'm good for at least 15 push-ups. And yes, my bible is old...about 2000 years I think. ;)
04-06-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By smoore

I wish him well. Seems like an OK guy and he...

I wish him well. Seems like an OK guy and he sure did have his moments.
Forum: For Sale
04-06-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By smoore

You have a PM Sir.

You have a PM Sir.
04-06-20, 07:59 AM
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Views: 10,384
Posted By smoore

Thanks for sharing OP...this kind of thing...

Thanks for sharing OP...this kind of thing happens so seldom that when it does happen it takes us by surprise. Glad you called him on it though. But if you'd hit him in the head with your water...
04-06-20, 07:47 AM
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Posted By smoore

Classic Merlin, very nice.

Classic Merlin, very nice.
04-01-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By smoore

You are correct...fixed it!

You are correct...fixed it!
03-30-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By smoore

Bargeon, I have felt the same this past few...

Bargeon, I have felt the same this past few months as I now have to say "Seventy". It seems a little unreal and maybe embarrassing as everyone is surprised when I tell them. But still....there is a...
03-30-20, 10:50 AM
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Posted By smoore

Happy to hear that you are feeling a bit better...

Happy to hear that you are feeling a bit better and hoping that your supplements do the trick. It's interesting to hear your zombi-like observations at the market and such as I have seen the...
03-17-20, 10:24 AM
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Posted By smoore

Great looking bike Wildwood!

Great looking bike Wildwood!
03-14-20, 05:40 PM
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Posted By smoore

Are you sure you're 50+? If you're 49...

Are you sure you're 50+? If you're 49 identifying as an old guy....we will out you!
03-14-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,349
Posted By smoore

Most of us in this thread have been "social...

Most of us in this thread have been "social distancing" for years! Always ahead of the curve.

In fact, I'm going to "social distance" at an average of 16MPH in an hour or so, :)
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