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06-26-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,739
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: 19
Views: 1,453
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: 2,236
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: 440
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: 904
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: 16
Views: 605
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: 7
Views: 401
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: 2,005
Views: 99,747
Posted By Daspydyr

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=midnight+at+t...

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=midnight+at+the+oasis+1974&view=detail&mid=1095A48CE90F86CA15F31095A48CE90F86CA15F3&FORM=VIRE
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 99,747
Posted By Daspydyr

https://www.bing.com/th?id=AMMS_4fc22cba2bb1181e7d...

https://www.bing.com/th?id=AMMS_4fc22cba2bb1181e7d2619263c6a7373&w=110&h=110&c=7&rs=1&qlt=80&pcl=f9f9f9&cdv=1&pid=16.1

Skynyrd baby! Give Me Back My bullets!
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,561
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: 2,561
Posted By Daspydyr

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-07-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,802
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: 1,613
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: 4,095
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: 1,613
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: 2,561
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: 1,808
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: 19
Views: 1,453
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: 181
Views: 16,872
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.
04-24-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,877
Posted By Daspydyr

A bat and have dodged rabbits a lot. I did run...

A bat and have dodged rabbits a lot. I did run over a rattlesnake once on my mountain bike. He threw a hissy fit, I was more rattled than he was.
04-22-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Daspydyr

Great area. Yeah that sandstone can make one...

Great area. Yeah that sandstone can make one swear. I usually bleed from a knee. Enjoyable area.

Kanab for me next week. Looking for dinosaur droppings.
04-15-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,890
Posted By Daspydyr

A 12oz. bottle of pop was great, a 16 oz bottle...

A 12oz. bottle of pop was great, a 16 oz bottle seemed excessive. Now the 32oz big Gulp and the 44oz Monsters are outrageous. Adults and kids alike suck em down. I stopped drinking Carbonated...
Forum: Southwest
09-11-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By Daspydyr

Check with local bike shops at your end of town. ...

Check with local bike shops at your end of town. If you have a favorite, that is a good place to start. Most shops know of the local clubs and riding groups. There is always someone wanting a...
09-07-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Daspydyr

Good job on the tree removal. As with rumRunn,...

Good job on the tree removal. As with rumRunn, usually that stick would pop me in the chops.
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Daspydyr

I am no help with its value, but I do promise...

I am no help with its value, but I do promise that this has WOW written all over it. I love the color and setup. The pedals make it realistic and recreational. Good build.
09-07-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,780
Posted By Daspydyr

64 here, but I did love my Schwinn Varsity in the...

64 here, but I did love my Schwinn Varsity in the 1970s. Shifting and braking is so much sweeter. Welcome to the crew!
Forum: Introductions
09-07-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 848
Posted By Daspydyr

Hey Mike, good job on making the positive changes...

Hey Mike, good job on making the positive changes in your life. Welcome to a great new way of living!
09-07-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,431
Posted By Daspydyr

15.8 stone, I feel manly. I think I will go chop...

15.8 stone, I feel manly. I think I will go chop a tree down or something of that sort.
09-06-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,431
Posted By Daspydyr

6' 3" and 220. I like the Clyde designation. ...

6' 3" and 220. I like the Clyde designation. It reminds me every ride, especially the climbs.
Forum: Southwest
09-06-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Daspydyr

Fall rides in Southern NV, 2018

The Annual 3 Feet for Pete is a Memorial ride in honor of a great cyclist who was killed by a Petroburner while training. A law was enacted to honor Pete and protect riders.
threefeetforpete.com ...
Forum: Southwest
09-06-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By Daspydyr

Three Feet for Pete is a great community ride. ...

Three Feet for Pete is a great community ride.
https://www.facebook.com/pg/3FeetforPete/posts/
This is a good ride to meet the different clubs and riders.

Park to Park is a great Century and...
Forum: Foo
08-17-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Daspydyr

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Forum: Foo
08-17-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,077
Posted By Daspydyr

Churchill was fond of saying that the gin and...

Churchill was fond of saying that the gin and tonic has done more for the health of her majesties fighting men and all the doctors and psychiatrists ever will.
08-16-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,701
Posted By Daspydyr

Glorious, but you are brave. Congratulations on...

Glorious, but you are brave. Congratulations on the good attitude. Prayers for a fast recovery and safe return to riding.
08-16-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,348
Posted By Daspydyr

https://scontent.flas1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36...

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I ride with Turkeys!
08-09-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,689
Posted By Daspydyr

$25 for a nice Bell helmet at Walmart. It has...

$25 for a nice Bell helmet at Walmart. It has the certificate of safety. Later when I knew I was hooked I spent $155. It has better venting. But the cheap helmet returns in the winter.
08-09-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,689
Posted By Daspydyr

$25 for a nice Bell helmet at Walmart. It has...

$25 for a nice Bell helmet at Walmart. It has the certificate of safety. Later when I knew I was hooked I spent $155. It has better venting. But the cheap helmet returns in the winter.
Forum: Southwest
08-09-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By Daspydyr

Live in Henderson, I get around. Short rides...

Live in Henderson, I get around.

Short rides on the Union Pacific and out to Southern Highlands lately. But I enjoy the River Mountain Loop and getting out to Blue Diamond and Red Rocks. Pink...
05-25-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By Daspydyr

I got to within 9 pounds of not being a Clydes...

I got to within 9 pounds of not being a Clydes any longer. Several trips to pastry shops now have me safely in the Clydes range again! Of course 5 months and 2 surgeries and no exercise at all...
10-26-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By Daspydyr

I do have a bulging disc at L5. Suspect that is...

I do have a bulging disc at L5. Suspect that is part of the problem, but the doctors aren't looking at it.


So far I have been found to have excellent blood sugar. I also have new shoes and...
10-24-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By Daspydyr

Sometimes, it comes and goes. Lately it has been...

Sometimes, it comes and goes. Lately it has been hanging around for longer periods.
10-23-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By Daspydyr

Cycling and Hip replacements

I actually found Bike Forums in 2008 after having both hips replaced. Bike riding has been a tremendous health benefit. The past 6 years have been great.


I have been suffering numbness in my...
Forum: Southwest
09-15-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By Daspydyr

Park 2 Park Pedal, Caliente to Spring Valley Century

Park to Park Pedal Bicycle Century Ride in Lincoln County Nevada | State Parks Division | Best Road Cycling Century Ride in Lincoln County, NV (http://parktoparkpedal.com/)


This event is a Gran...
05-09-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Daspydyr

The supplements that I have tried make me...

The supplements that I have tried make me nauseated after about an hour. I have been going straight water. But I know I need something to keep my minerals up. I will give these a try.
05-08-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,937
Posted By Daspydyr

Thank you for a helpful thread.

Thank you for a helpful thread.
05-05-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,656
Posted By Daspydyr

They can wear these on any ride with me. ...

They can wear these on any ride with me.


https://scontent-lax3-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71734_10200209595989518_1093539614_n.jpg?oh=fcd84d08780245d6cae9fbb8855c702e&oe=59769A71
05-04-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Daspydyr

I am all about the fun. I had an old blind...

I am all about the fun. I had an old blind schnauzer who loved for me to take her for a bike ride. This baby is going to enjoy more.


The ideas on toys and a sippy cup are great suggestions. ...
05-03-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Daspydyr

HInts on Taking the grand daughter on a trailer ride

I have 6 grand kids and 1 in development, WOW! A grand daughter and her mom are now "temporary" residents in our home. I really enjoy this bundle of magic.


I want to take her for some...
05-03-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,656
Posted By Daspydyr

Yeah, I suffer from that aging ailment as well. ...

Yeah, I suffer from that aging ailment as well.


Then again, as the father of 5 daughters I have learned to view females differently. They need protection from old guys like me.


Then...
04-06-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Daspydyr

Congratulations on the weight loss and your...

Congratulations on the weight loss and your courage sticking with biking. Looks like good advice from the family of bikes. Ride safe, stay strong and happy!
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