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03-26-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,616
Posted By dicktill

WOW! How many days did it take?

WOW! How many days did it take?
01-17-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,724
Posted By dicktill

Very nice and poignant thoughts by his sister. ...

Very nice and poignant thoughts by his sister.

And RIP = Ride in Peace is very appropriate.

Thanks for sharing with us.
01-14-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,295
Posted By dicktill

Best of luck for a quick recovery! Will miss...

Best of luck for a quick recovery!

Will miss your great stories until then.
01-12-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,724
Posted By dicktill

Sorry for your (our) loss.

Sorry for your (our) loss.
12-27-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By dicktill

jppe: Good save! Glad you didn't meet with the...

jppe: Good save! Glad you didn't meet with the asphalt again.
12-09-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By dicktill

Not necessarily a recommendation, but here's what...

Not necessarily a recommendation, but here's what I had done about three years ago: I had both eyes done with some sort of multi-focus lenses. Not having to wear glasses all the time (which I had...
10-12-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By dicktill

jppe: Definitely enjoyed it, and thanks for...

jppe:

Definitely enjoyed it, and thanks for bringing us along. How many miles are you racking up each year?

The PB&J sandwich ladies would definitely make the tour worthwhile, although I would...
10-03-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dicktill

Oh, one more graph, and then I'll shut up : ) ...

Oh, one more graph, and then I'll shut up : )

This is a graph of the six gaps elevation vs. distance; left to right, the heavy lines are: Lincoln, Roxbury, Rochester, Brandon, Middlebury (green),...
10-03-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dicktill

Cute word comparison! Let's hope...

Cute word comparison!




Let's hope not!
10-03-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dicktill

jppe: Sorry for the late reply, been traveling...

jppe: Sorry for the late reply, been traveling ...

I totally understand your not wanting to do the entire Six Gaps ride in one day! But having followed many of your epic rides, I know you can do...
09-27-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dicktill

I know very little about the Six Gaps of Georgia,...

I know very little about the Six Gaps of Georgia, but if the steepest climb in the Georgia one is 10%, then the Vermont one is way tougher, with Lincoln Gap supposedly sustaining over 18% for over a...
09-26-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dicktill

You certainly live in a beautiful area! I used to...

You certainly live in a beautiful area! I used to live in Proctorsville, and miss Vermont ...

Odd coincidence that you mentioned Ascutney: we were there last weekend (between the Appalachian and...
09-25-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dicktill

Six Gaps of Vermont (er … sort of)

To any of you that have done any of the Six Gaps of Vermont, a tip of my hat to you.
To any of you that have done all of the Six Gaps of Vermont, my hat is off to you.
To any of you that have done...
03-29-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,144
Posted By dicktill

My best wishes and prayers for your friend...

My best wishes and prayers for your friend Robert.

The scenario of lying in a ditch unconscious and no one seeing you is a good reason to use the free ROAD ID app, which will send a text to up to...
02-27-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,390
Posted By dicktill

I once threaded an Ultegra 6503 front derailleur...

I once threaded an Ultegra 6503 front derailleur cable wrong (at the derailleur), and wondered why it didn't shift well, although I rode it that way for hundreds of miles. : (
04-22-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14,888
Views: 1,477,520
Posted By dicktill

Nice ride! I almost never bring my wallet...

Nice ride!

I almost never bring my wallet with me on a ride, but I never ride without my Road Id bracelet on. I also use the Road Id app (in addition to the Ride with GPS app) so my wife "will...
03-31-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,855
Posted By dicktill

All the best to both of you!

All the best to both of you!
Forum: Foo
01-16-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,391,947
Posted By dicktill

So appropriate that you posted so many Dan Gurney...

So appropriate that you posted so many Dan Gurney cars. Dan just passed away Sunday. What a great driver, great builder, and great guy!


Can you please identify the first car, the #3 with no...
12-17-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14,888
Views: 1,477,520
Posted By dicktill

noglider: Sorry about the job, and good luck with...

noglider: Sorry about the job, and good luck with the job-hunting.


How long a ride is it around the entire island?


Regards, Dick
11-10-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25,029
Views: 2,410,962
Posted By dicktill

Congrats!!!!:thumb:

Congrats!!!!:thumb:
10-04-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25,029
Views: 2,410,962
Posted By dicktill

Congrats on both the 5k and the 20k! How many...

Congrats on both the 5k and the 20k! How many years did the 20k take?
07-26-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,057
Posted By dicktill

Thanks for info. Unfortunately just a tad too big...

Thanks for info. Unfortunately just a tad too big for me. : (


Good luck ...
07-25-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,057
Posted By dicktill

Hi, I'm interested. Can you tell me more...

Hi,


I'm interested. Can you tell me more about the geometry, esp. head tube angle, chain stay length, and standover height?


Thanks, Dick
02-14-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,450
Posted By dicktill

BTW, for an extra $5 they will etch additional...

BTW, for an extra $5 they will etch additional info on the back of the RoadID tag. You have to e-mail them about doing this. The last line on the front of the tag on mine (and my wife's) says "MORE...
12-16-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 162,293
Posted By dicktill

[/color] I would love this book on my...

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I would love this book on my coffee table!

Thanks, Dick Tillinger
Allegany NY 14706
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,515
Posted By dicktill

OCD? Yes! But you spelled it wrong: it is CDO,...

OCD? Yes! But you spelled it wrong: it is CDO, alphabetical as it should be. [sorry I can't take credit for that line] : )
10-05-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,161
Posted By dicktill

Hi John, Thanks for the review! (And Andrew,...

Hi John,

Thanks for the review! (And Andrew, thanks for the product; I have one of the originals, and one of the newer ones.)

Back to John: I also travel with a rear rack, and currently have...
09-15-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 46,068
Posted By dicktill

Still pretty impressive. :thumb: I thought I...

Still pretty impressive. :thumb: I thought I was doing pretty good with 15,405 miles since 1999, including 23 centuries (one of them a double, er actually 250 miles), and one 5,000 mile year;...
09-14-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 46,068
Posted By dicktill

Wow Rick, you have some pretty impressive stats....

Wow Rick, you have some pretty impressive stats. 26 centuries and I think I see that you have 9,000 miles already this year. What are your lifetime stats?
09-13-15, 01:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,347
Posted By dicktill

WOW, excellent technical description AND great...

WOW, excellent technical description AND great drawings. Thanks Chas!
09-13-15, 01:07 AM
Replies: 25,029
Views: 2,410,962
Posted By dicktill

WOW, that is impressive! Attaboy, good job, etc.,...

WOW, that is impressive! Attaboy, good job, etc., etc.! :thumb:
07-20-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,268
Posted By dicktill

I've seen this bike (and the rest of Golden Boy's...

I've seen this bike (and the rest of Golden Boy's collection) and they look even nicer "in person". Great thread.

Regards, Dick
07-07-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By dicktill

A 25" World Voyageur or 11.8? What's the...

A 25" World Voyageur or 11.8? What's the standover height?

Thanks, Dick
06-26-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,348
Posted By dicktill

Amen! +100 We're not all good with dogs...

Amen! +100 We're not all good with dogs (perhaps unfortunately, but it is so). I don't want to hurt them, but more importantly (to me anyway), I don't want them to hurt me.
06-25-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By dicktill

I agree that there is no specific signal for...

I agree that there is no specific signal for this, but what I do is to put my left arm (assuming I'm trying to move left) down at a steep angle, and "frantically" wave my hand outward, i.e., trying...
06-24-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,348
Posted By dicktill

Hi all, Since this thread started, it has...

Hi all,

Since this thread started, it has inspired me to get some dog whistles. I just bought some cheap ones off eBay, and wow do they stop dogs in their tracks!

Regards Dick
06-22-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

Thanks berner, and good luck to you too!

Thanks berner, and good luck to you too!
06-22-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 54,771
Views: 7,778,493
Posted By dicktill

leegf, Neat! How do you do a "reverse image...

leegf,

Neat! How do you do a "reverse image search"?

Thanks, Dick
06-19-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

update: I have put on some 275 miles since I...

update: I have put on some 275 miles since I first brought this up. And since raising the seat significantly and adding the wedges, I have done both a metric century and an imperial century. I am...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,145
Posted By dicktill

Stem: Even more impressive that you made it. ...

Stem: Even more impressive that you made it.

Shifters & cable routing: Very innovative (I think; never seen that before).

Regards, Dick
Forum: Framebuilders
06-13-15, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,145
Posted By dicktill

Nice! What stem is that? How do you route the...

Nice!
What stem is that?
How do you route the shifter cables?

Thanks, Dick
06-07-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

WOW, you guys Cfb and Berner) hit it pretty well!...

WOW, you guys Cfb and Berner) hit it pretty well! I rode 27 miles yesterday (Sat); started out with the seat post raised about 1/4", redid Cfb's test, raised it again another 1/4", etc., until I had...
06-05-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

Cfb: Just took a short ride to try this out. Of...

Cfb: Just took a short ride to try this out. Of course, I found it difficult to keep my heel from slipping off the SPD pedal, but yes I can sort of keep it there for the entire stroke, and my knee is...
06-04-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

Shimano SPD pedals and some old Performance Bike...

Shimano SPD pedals and some old Performance Bike shoes; been using them for 15 years. But then, this problem may have been around for 15 years too! I knew my legs hurt when I pushed it, but never...
06-04-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

Hi Carbonfiberboy, I guess it is the muscle...

Hi Carbonfiberboy,

I guess it is the muscle because it is a large portion of the length from knee to ankle.

Thanks, Dick
06-04-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By dicktill

mild anterior tibialis pain: cleat position, cleat wedges, bad form, or?

Hi all,

I'm a slim 69 year old recreational road cyclist, having done over 14k miles since 1999. Never been athletic or fast (average speed is 14-15 mph overall). I do a lot of "medium length"...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By dicktill

WOW! That is impressive and inspirational! I...

WOW! That is impressive and inspirational!

I went through all the links, but didn't see where the brake lever was; how does he do that?
05-08-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 54,771
Views: 7,778,493
Posted By dicktill

Thanks for posting this @oouellette...

Thanks for posting this @oouellette (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=191879).

Very nice, but it is not a P-15 (15 speed touring) if it is just a double crank with 10 speeds; it is either a...
05-04-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,609
Views: 2,150,962
Posted By dicktill

Why didn't you just lean the bike against that...

Why didn't you just lean the bike against that old car? (Just kidding, both the Jaguar owner and I would have shot you for that!)
05-02-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,894
Posted By dicktill

See:...

See: http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1005914-fredly-things-you-think-aren-t-3.html#post17766564
Seen elsewhere/before too.
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