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11-14-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52,860
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Posted By Clyde1820

Vintage Schwinn Cimarron mountain bike, $100...

Vintage Schwinn Cimarron mountain bike, $100 (https://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/d/tucson-vintage-schwinn-cimarron/7008350674.html) @ Tucson AZ area, CraigsList.

1980's very nice all original...
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 1,343,642
Posted By Clyde1820

The 465M is definitely my favorite performance...

The 465M is definitely my favorite performance GT. Reasonably elegant. Smooth lines. Not too long, or chubby in the back, or impractical. Quick, but comfortable.

Some lower-mileage examples...
Forum: Foo
11-13-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 1,343,642
Posted By Clyde1820

Ferrari 465M GT ... V12 goodness. Yum. ...

Ferrari 465M GT ... V12 goodness. Yum.


https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5771/29596936903_1c6a9938fd_o.jpg

https://www.carriagehousemotorcars.com/galleria_images/123/123_p4_f.jpg
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Forum: Foo
11-13-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 1,343,642
Posted By Clyde1820

Ferrari 575 SuperAmerica ...

Ferrari 575 SuperAmerica


https://img.pistonheads.com/Thumbnail/ferrari/575-superamerica/ferrari-575-superamerica-427630968-1.jpg
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11-12-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,726
Posted By Clyde1820

Some years back, I once did a set of the Oakley...

Some years back, I once did a set of the Oakley "M" frames and prescription lenses. Polarized, prescription. Quite spendy, ~$600 or so, and that was 20yrs ago. A great wrap-around shape to the...
11-11-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By Clyde1820

Can you describe the basic sequence of...

Can you describe the basic sequence of exercise/cardio/stretching choices that were made, from the start to the point when you began hobbling?

I suspect that for your given level of experience,...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By Clyde1820

Good and bad, I suppose. You'll get better. And...

Good and bad, I suppose. You'll get better. And you can always hit the recumbent bike at the gym, along with the Grannys' Walking Club you spoke of. I guess that's something.

Funny how fit a...
10-31-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By Clyde1820

Congratulations on the weight loss so far. ...

Congratulations on the weight loss so far. :thumb:




If you haven't spoken with a nutritionist lately, it might be worthwhile. Possibly, there might be a handful of key changes you could...
10-29-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,248
Posted By Clyde1820

These links might be of use for some people, when...

These links might be of use for some people, when evaluating tires.


Touring Tires -- Reviews & Tests (https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/tour-reviews) @ Bicycle Rolling Resistance.

Road...
10-29-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,335
Posted By Clyde1820

Many such liquids are engineered items. It...

Many such liquids are engineered items.

It would be interesting to know whether straight fresh-squeezed fruits contributed to the same conditions in the same way, or whether it's mostly the...
10-29-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,248
Posted By Clyde1820

I've been impressed with the Continental Tour...

I've been impressed with the Continental Tour Ride (Ride Tour) tires. They're available in many of the same 700c sizes as the Vittoria Randonneur, for roughly similar weights and prices.

Great...
10-26-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,754
Posted By Clyde1820

Nicely done, ZJ. Great effort, great...

Nicely done, ZJ.

Great effort, great results. It's good to see the bloodwork numbers are all panning out the way you'd hoped, too. Just as nice, those 38 slacks. (That's a 16" drop from...
10-25-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,036
Posted By Clyde1820

For years, I lived in a place with a "light rail"...

For years, I lived in a place with a "light rail" system that had plenty of these cut-through lanes at the stations. They definitely required sensible riding and awareness of all inbound and...
10-24-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

Schwinn Super Sport, 2000 MY ?, 54in frame,...

Schwinn Super Sport, 2000 MY ?, 54in frame, Reynolds 853, Ultegra, $300 (https://nashville.craigslist.org/bik/d/smyrna-vintage-schwinn/6996910134.html) @ Nashville TN area, CraigsList.


Reynolds...
10-24-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30, CDN $550

Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30 road bike, 55cm frame, CDN $550 (https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/bik/d/vancouver-rocky-mountain-sherpa-touring/7005764411.html) @ Vancouver BC area, CraigsList.

These...
10-24-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

1997 Rocky Mountain Hammer Race MTB, 18.5in, CDN $200

1997 Rocky Mountain Hammer Race MTB, 18.5in frame, CDN $200 (https://vancouver.craigslist.org/pml/bik/d/coquitlam-1997-rocky-mountain-hammer/6968962241.html) @ Coquitlam/Vancouver BC area,...
10-22-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,680
Posted By Clyde1820

^ This. As with "inconsiderate" (unsafe)...

^ This.


As with "inconsiderate" (unsafe) participants in most anything, it's far better to hold those folks accountable for their actions. Drivers who go 100mph+ on 50mph roadways, for example....
10-22-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

1989 Peugeot Europe Express MTB, 21in frame, $208...

1989 Peugeot Europe Express MTB, 21in frame, $208 (160 GBP) (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143415360265) @ eBay.co.uk, Camberley/Surrey (UK) area.

Don't see these very often. Reynolds 531 ATB butted...
10-21-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By Clyde1820

Here is an exercise guide from Concept 2, the...

Here is an exercise guide from Concept 2, the makers of rowing machines and other cardio equipment.

Indoor Rowing -- Training (https://www.concept2.com/indoor-rowers/training) @ Concept2.

On...
10-21-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By Clyde1820

Lots of challenging hilly areas with trails, near...

Lots of challenging hilly areas with trails, near Newport, Laguna Beach, Aliso Viejo, Mission Viejo, Coto de Casa, etc. Once knew the area really well, and it's nice to see all of the work on parks...
10-15-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

1990 Kona Cinder Cone, 17in frame, nearly-new...

1990 Kona Cinder Cone, 17in frame, nearly-new condition, $300 (CDN) (https://vancouver.craigslist.org/pml/bik/d/maple-ridge-1990-kona-cindercone/6986070705.html) @ Vancouver BC, Canada.

Ad is also...
10-14-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

2010 Surly Long Haul Trucker, 52cm frame, $500...

2010 Surly Long Haul Trucker, 52cm frame, $500 OBO (https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-longhaul-trucker-2010/6998320519.html) @ Portland OR area, CraigsList.

Great Condition -...
10-14-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By Clyde1820

Strange phrase, I suppose. Though, we all...

Strange phrase, I suppose. Though, we all understand what a bully is, when speaking of humans. Some dogs act that way, delivering unjustifiable violence upon people. Call it what you will, but we...
10-14-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By Clyde1820

That'd be incorrect. Point was, giving a...

That'd be incorrect.

Point was, giving a violent dog caught in the act of being violent a smack to get him to halt doing so. Whether that ended up damaging part of the dog or not isn't the point....
10-13-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By Clyde1820

A hard smack on the snout/head of a mad dog is...

A hard smack on the snout/head of a mad dog is something I've yet to see fail.

True, some "bully" dogs take it as a blood sport and they'll do everything they can to succeed i their "bullying."...
10-13-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By Clyde1820

Makes a lot of sense. I'm more a fan of a...

Makes a lot of sense.

I'm more a fan of a solid crack across the snout with a suitable device, but a decent pepper spray could work.

Basic logic of coping with bullies. They are going to...
10-10-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By Clyde1820

Depends if you have larger, tougher items that...

Depends if you have larger, tougher items that need smoothing before drinking.

Seeds, nuts and kale/chard requires the blender, for example.

When I'm opting for a piece of fruit and half...
10-09-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By Clyde1820

Homemade (by me). One scoop of a decent whey...

Homemade (by me). One scoop of a decent whey protein powder, avocado, sunflower seeds or almonds, whole-milk yogurt, a couple handfuls of blueberries, a couple strawberries, 1-2 fresh-squeezed...
10-04-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

Univega Alpina Uno, 1980s bike, for tall rider,...

Univega Alpina Uno, 1980s bike, for tall rider, $50 (https://vancouver.craigslist.org/rds/bik/d/surrey-northeast-univega-alpina-uno/6989942659.html) @ Surry (Vancouver) BC area, CraigsList.

Ad...
10-03-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By Clyde1820

If as reported, that sounds fairly biased and a...

If as reported, that sounds fairly biased and a failure to consider the essential facts. As though involvement of a cyclist makes everything a lesser problem.

Try driving through an intersection...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,006
Posted By Clyde1820

IMO, it's just the beginning of a "golden age" of...

IMO, it's just the beginning of a "golden age" of streamed entertainment. IF one thing can occur, which others have suggested: "bundling" can be dismantled, to the point viewers can get what they...
10-01-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

Late 1980s Bianchi Grizzly, $140...

Late 1980s Bianchi Grizzly, $140 (https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bik/d/wildomar-bianchi-grizzly-vintage-mtb/6973450153.html) @ Lake Elsinore area (Calif.), CraigsList.
10-01-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Clyde1820

In general, I've found hydration, electrolyte...

In general, I've found hydration, electrolyte intake, fit, flexibility/stretching, and general fitness to be the factors that can influence likelihood of cramps.

I've done many hours' of swimming...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,711
Posted By Clyde1820

I've had injuries in the legs for the past...

I've had injuries in the legs for the past several decades, damage which has limited the amount of power I can apply through the pedals. ("Spinning" helps, but it's still a severe limitation.) So,...
09-29-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,510
Posted By Clyde1820

So do I. More or less. Until doing so in...

So do I. More or less.

Until doing so in roadways attempting to share the space with other vehicles, at which point that person's really just another vehicle and should (at least IMO) be subject...
09-29-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,805
Posted By Clyde1820

The Continental Tour Ride...

The Continental Tour Ride (https://www.continental-tires.com/bicycle/tires/urban-tour/ride-tour) tires in 700x47mm (47-622) have a recommended pressure of 45-58psi. Typically run them at ~48-50psi...
09-28-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,805
Posted By Clyde1820

WOT, I did many of the same things you had done,...

WOT, I did many of the same things you had done, with a Trek DS. Started with a custom quality wheelset, along with fenders and rack. Altered the saddle, stem and bars to suit, plus good lighting...
09-28-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,725
Posted By Clyde1820

^ This. Pretty straightforward, actually. Just...

^ This. Pretty straightforward, actually. Just takes time, and the effort to focus on challenging and pushing your current cardio so that it begins to improve.


OP:

Back in the day, I ran a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,668
Posted By Clyde1820

Can, yes. Depends, but over time if your stamina...

Can, yes. Depends, but over time if your stamina and muscle endurance is increasing then, yes, you can find a given level of effort to result in reduced soreness as your fitness improves.

Of...
09-23-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,079
Posted By Clyde1820

Same frame, wheels gone, saddle gone, lots of...

Same frame, wheels gone, saddle gone, lots of little bits and parts swapped, a bit worse for wear. Sound like he owes you a bike.

If LE knows the guy and you've got great pics of the thieves and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,668
Posted By Clyde1820

I'm with the folks who suggest it's more likely...

I'm with the folks who suggest it's more likely you went outside your performance zone, beyond what your body was prepared to handle.

At bit more distance, a bit more-challenging pace than the...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Clyde1820

Have a Showers Pass Transit, myself. Got it one...

Have a Showers Pass Transit, myself. Got it one size larger, to allow for more layering choices and a bit more room. Nice jacket.

Definitely not a packable size. Good back vent, full-length pit...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By Clyde1820

Did that once with a kayak. Nothing quite...

Did that once with a kayak.

Nothing quite compares, at least in my experience, to seeing a 13ft kayak slide off the roof and over the hood into the intersection. Never struck a thing. Just...
09-22-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

Robin Hood Sports (Raleigh) 3-speed, $40...

Robin Hood Sports (Raleigh) 3-speed, $40 (https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/bik/d/minneapolis-1957-robin-hood-raleigh/6954374944.html) @ Minneapolis MN area, CraigsList.

I have a 1957 robin...
09-22-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52,860
Views: 7,208,344
Posted By Clyde1820

Robin Hood Sports 3-speed bike, $25...

Robin Hood Sports 3-speed bike, $25 (https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bik/d/indianapolis-antique-robin-hood-sports/6971689872.html) @ Indianapolis IN area, CraigsList.


Might be restorable to...
09-20-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,261
Posted By Clyde1820

Nicely done. You're looking pretty darned fit,...

Nicely done. You're looking pretty darned fit, these days. :thumb:


Myself, doing a bare minimum of "exercise" physical activity, my caloric requirements are roughly ~1200-1300kcal/day.

So...
09-18-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By Clyde1820

I've done a bit of hiking and XC skiing around...

I've done a bit of hiking and XC skiing around the rim trails and roads, but not cycling.

One thing that's always amazed me, with the views: how darned rich and deep the blues are, in the sky...
09-17-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By Clyde1820

Here's a 1984 Specialized StumpJumper Sport, 17in...

Here's a 1984 Specialized StumpJumper Sport, 17in frame, with 24in wheels: click (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/napa-specialized-stumpjumper-sport-24/6970929557.html). Relaxed geometry of...
09-17-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,686
Posted By Clyde1820

Had a saddle and seatpost stolen, once. Walked. ...

Had a saddle and seatpost stolen, once. Walked.

Had a seatpost break, once. Walked, carrying the saddle.

Other than those to instances, I've been fairly lucky. I seem to recall one or two...
09-14-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By Clyde1820

Tough problem. Saddle comfort is so incredibly...

Tough problem. Saddle comfort is so incredibly subjective, and what works on many people often won't work out the same way for another person.

I'm in the same boat.

Old injures from back in...
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