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12-30-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By Rje58

One person's boat anchor is another person's...

One person's boat anchor is another person's Rolls Royce. I rode a 1960's Schwinn Varsity from age 11 to age 16 and it was a Lear Jet to me at the time.



Yeah, but that holds true for about 95%...
12-30-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,108
Posted By Rje58

December Goal: 105 miles December 8 - 12.3...

December Goal: 105 miles

December 8 - 12.3 miles
December 16 - 11.3 miles
December 27 - 15.9 miles
December 28 - 16.2 miles
December 30 - 9.1 miles

December to date: 64.8 miles
12-01-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,108
Posted By Rje58

December Goal: 105 miles - I missed my goal big...

December Goal: 105 miles - I missed my goal big time last month - only got 142 miles toward a goal of 225. So going for 105 in the colder weather. Just need 54 miles to hit my 2019 goal!
...
11-22-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,265
Posted By Rje58

November Goal: 225 miles November 2 - 19.4...

November Goal: 225 miles

November 2 - 19.4 miles
November 5 - 7.2 miles
November 7 - 7.7 miles
November 8 - 12.5 miles
November 10 - 11.5 miles
November 11 - 15.9 miles
November 17 - 10.4...
11-18-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,265
Posted By Rje58

November Goal: 225 miles November 2 - 19.4...

November Goal: 225 miles

November 2 - 19.4 miles
November 5 - 7.2 miles
November 7 - 7.7 miles
November 8 - 12.5 miles
November 10 - 11.5 miles
November 11 - 15.9 miles
November 17 - 10.4...
11-11-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,265
Posted By Rje58

November Goal: 225 miles November 2 - 19.4...

November Goal: 225 miles

November 2 - 19.4 miles
November 5 - 7.2 miles
November 7 - 7.7 miles
November 8 - 12.5 miles
November 10 - 11.5 miles
November 11 - 15.9 miles

Got in a few miles...
11-08-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,265
Posted By Rje58

November Goal: 225 miles Need to get some...

November Goal: 225 miles

Need to get some longer rides in! I'm beginning to think - what was I thinking? 225 miles in November ... ?

November 2 - 19.4 miles
November 5 - 7.2 miles
November...
11-02-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,265
Posted By Rje58

November Goal: 225 miles I want to be...

November Goal: 225 miles

I want to be realistic and set myself up for success - with the days getting shorter and the temps getting colder... my goal is 225 miles this month. The good news is, if...
10-29-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
10-26-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
Forum: Foo
10-25-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 10,877
Posted By Rje58

No, she was seriously talking about "too polite"....

No, she was seriously talking about "too polite". I was not being obsequious, not fawning over her, nor catering to her, nor even paying overmuch attention. She was more interested in me, than I was...
Forum: Foo
10-25-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 10,877
Posted By Rje58

No, she was seriously talking about "too polite"....

No, she was seriously talking about "too polite". I was not being obsequious, not fawning over her, nor catering to her, nor even paying overmuch attention. She was more interested in me, than I...
10-25-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
Forum: Foo
10-25-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 10,877
Posted By Rje58

No F@*$*! way! It may have used to be that...

No F@*$*! way!

It may have used to be that way, but in our modern world - not anymore!

Respect is demanded from others - given to few, except those who command it by force. What we used to...
10-22-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rje58

I would look to cut weight directly above the...

I would look to cut weight directly above the saddle - unless that part is already anorexic or malnourished.
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 10,877
Posted By Rje58

I was raised to treat everyone with respect, and...

I was raised to treat everyone with respect, and I say "yes ma'am" and "yes sir" or "no sir" and "no ma'am" to everyone. Including small children and teenagers. Quite the opposite of those who feel...
10-22-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,532
Posted By Rje58

... and they sold it for $9.95+tax as a "scratch...

... and they sold it for $9.95+tax as a "scratch and dent" sale... < just kidding >
10-22-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,837
Posted By Rje58

Color me skeptical. I'd be a late adopter, after...

Color me skeptical. I'd be a late adopter, after a few years of many people on Bikeforums posting how great it is... :)

I check the air in my tires every other ride, correcting as necessary. Some...
10-21-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,829
Posted By Rje58

I love my 2011 Fuji Absolute 3.0, but I need a...

I love my 2011 Fuji Absolute 3.0, but I need a new rear wheel at this point. I'm riding my backup bike, a 1997 Trek 830, until I get it figured out.
10-19-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
10-17-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
10-14-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
10-12-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles...
10-10-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

My knees were sore, and I got some physical...

My knees were sore, and I got some physical therapy. There are muscles than you can strengthen that will help to overcome many types of knee pain - but definitely not all. I recommend seeing a...
10-09-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles
October 9 - 11.6 miles
10-07-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles
October 7 - 10.1 miles
October 8 - 12.5 miles

October to date: 126.1...
10-05-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles
October 4 - 12.5 miles
October 5 - 20.2 miles

October to date: 103.5 miles

2019 to date: 1619.6 miles
10-03-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles - after a big ride to start the month, I missed a day yesterday then darkness and bugs chased me in early tonight...
...
10-01-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,086
Posted By Rje58

October Goal: 275 miles October 1 - 60.6...

October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles - started the month with a BANG! my longest ride in over 40 years! since I was a teenager...

October to date: 60.6 miles

2019 to date: 1576.7...
09-30-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

I didn't make my goal of 250 miles. Close, but...

I didn't make my goal of 250 miles. Close, but no cigar. Ended the month with 244 miles.

Finally broke 1,500 for the year.

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September...
09-26-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles September 1 - 11.2...

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September 2 - 11.8 miles
September 3 - 15.4 miles
September 7 - 33.7 miles
September 9 - 14.9 miles
September 10 - 17.6 miles
September 11...
09-19-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles September 1 - 11.2...

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September 2 - 11.8 miles
September 3 - 15.4 miles
September 7 - 33.7 miles
September 9 - 14.9 miles
September 10 - 17.6 miles
September 11...
09-19-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,372
Posted By Rje58

Is there an age range available for that chart? I...

Is there an age range available for that chart? I find it difficult to believe that there are almost as many people who regularly play American football as there are who regularly ride a bicycle? In...
09-16-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles September 1 - 11.2...

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September 2 - 11.8 miles
September 3 - 15.4 miles
September 7 - 33.7 miles
September 9 - 14.9 miles
September 10 - 17.6 miles
September 11...
09-15-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By Rje58

This!

This!
09-12-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,742
Posted By Rje58

You are right, everyone has different definitions...

You are right, everyone has different definitions of 'evidence'. Anecdotal evidence is not proof. But I run lights day and night on my bicycles, and I have convinced several of my cycling friends to...
09-12-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles September 1 - 11.2...

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September 2 - 11.8 miles
September 3 - 15.4 miles
September 7 - 33.7 miles
September 9 - 14.9 miles
September 10 - 17.6 miles
September 11...
09-12-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By Rje58

Whichever one fits you better. From specs only,...

Whichever one fits you better. From specs only, I would prefer the Giant. But if it doesn't feel right, none of that matters.
09-11-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By Rje58

It may possibly make spelling and correct word...

It may possibly make spelling and correct word usage somewhat of an adventure, too. :)
09-10-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles September 1 - 11.2...

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September 2 - 11.8 miles
September 3 - 15.4 miles
September 7 - 33.7 miles
September 9 - 14.9 miles
September 10 - 17.6 miles
September 11...
09-10-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By Rje58

I have lots of interests. If cycling was my only...

I have lots of interests. If cycling was my only "hobby", or if due to location I was restricted to only one or two route options, I might get bored with it. As it is, life is full of variety - and...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-09-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rje58

My wife and I rode the Viriginia Creeper Trail...

My wife and I rode the Viriginia Creeper Trail from White Top to Abingdon on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The trail was in excellent condition, weather was perfect. There were some leaves down on the...
09-08-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles September 1 - 11.2...

September Goal: 250 miles

September 1 - 11.2 miles
September 2 - 11.8 miles
September 3 - 15.4 miles
September 7 - 33.7 miles - rode the Virginia Creeper Trail all the way from WhiteTop to...
09-03-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles I made my goal of...

September Goal: 250 miles

I made my goal of completing three 300-mile months in a row, so now I'm going to scale back my cycling goal for September to 250 miles. I am hoping to do more hiking and...
09-01-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,201
Posted By Rje58

September Goal: 250 miles I made my goal of...

September Goal: 250 miles

I made my goal of completing three 300-mile months in a row, so now I'm going to scale back my cycling goal for September to 250 miles. I am hoping to do more hiking and...
08-31-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,968
Posted By Rje58

30 days riding in August and 924 miles for the...

30 days riding in August and 924 miles for the month ROCKS!! Goal or not, you rocked it!
08-31-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,935
Posted By Rje58

Yes!!! Looking forward to Autumn - but not...

Yes!!! Looking forward to Autumn - but not Winter.

I live somewhat out in the country and have roads with little trafiic available to me, so I don't mind riding some in the dark, if necessary. ...
08-31-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,557
Posted By Rje58

3x7 or 3x8 is plenty for me... unfortunately, the...

3x7 or 3x8 is plenty for me... unfortunately, the new bikes I am interested in seem to be going to 3x9 or greater. Fortunately, I have a primary and a backup, and I don't need a new bike for awhile....
08-31-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,968
Posted By Rje58

August Goal: 300 miles August 1 - 20.3 miles...

August Goal: 300 miles

August 1 - 20.3 miles
August 2 - 8.3 miles
August 3 - 18.3 miles - Dog 1, Squirrel 0, Rider -1
August 7 - 11.1 miles
August 8 - 18.1 miles
August 9 - 12.6 miles
August...
08-28-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,968
Posted By Rje58

August Goal: 300 miles August 1 - 20.3 miles...

August Goal: 300 miles

August 1 - 20.3 miles
August 2 - 8.3 miles
August 3 - 18.3 miles - Dog 1, Squirrel 0, Rider -1
August 7 - 11.1 miles
August 8 - 18.1 miles
August 9 - 12.6 miles
August...
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