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07-29-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By OKIE_55

http://www.amazon.com/Selle-SMP-TRK-Man-Saddle/dp/...

http://www.amazon.com/Selle-SMP-TRK-Man-Saddle/dp/B001K12JHK
07-16-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,295
Posted By OKIE_55

I also use two of these, one I fill with water...

I also use two of these, one I fill with water and freeze, 2nd one half full with 50% diluted sports drink laid on it's side in the freezer. Just top off the 2nd one to ride, and the water one is...
07-14-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,287
Posted By OKIE_55

They're everywhere, I had a county sheriff cut me...

They're everywhere, I had a county sheriff cut me off within inches just to enter a car wash, to get his cruiser washed free. I don't ride that road anymore.
07-14-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By OKIE_55

Years ago my exe and I went out to eat, got home...

Years ago my exe and I went out to eat, got home and found what was left of a baby cottontail. Got out of the box we had them in and our schnauzer got to it, it ate the entire head. Poor exe couldn't...
07-13-15, 06:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,871
Posted By OKIE_55

I remember back in 2012 I was riding in town and...

I remember back in 2012 I was riding in town and two guys in a county truck went by, I heard them saying I was a want a be. All I could think was they were a never gone a be, with their beer guts...
07-12-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,478
Posted By OKIE_55

I'll add my tidbits, I have been using two...

I'll add my tidbits, I have been using two CamelBak Podium big chills for a few years with no problems or bad tastes. I freeze one that's full of just water, and the 2nd one I fill half way with...
07-11-15, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,989
Posted By OKIE_55

I've got a Contour Roam mounted to my bars,...

I've got a Contour Roam mounted to my bars, hanging down below out of the way. Can't hardly see it. Some people mount this on the side of their helmets, almost hidden.
07-11-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,005
Posted By OKIE_55

I've had the Contour Roam since it came out, I...

I've had the Contour Roam since it came out, I like it. Have it mounted hanging down below my bars, can't hardly see it. Most people don't even know what it is, maybe thinking it's a light it's so...
07-11-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,441
Posted By OKIE_55

I've had the original contour roam since they...

I've had the original contour roam since they came out and like it. I mount it hanging down under the bars, can't hardly see it, most peeps don't even know what it is thinking it's a light.
03-22-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By OKIE_55

Anyone on the fence, I heard on the news we...

Anyone on the fence, I heard on the news we should have a great day. I've been worried about the rain for two weeks, but it's supposed to clear up for one day, then more rain.
03-18-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,879
Posted By OKIE_55

I've had both my knees worked on, and they would...

I've had both my knees worked on, and they would hurt from time to time, either one or the other. I had some pain when I first returned to riding, but after a while I've had no pain at all.
03-18-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By OKIE_55

As for the cell phone, I'd want mine back so the...

As for the cell phone, I'd want mine back so the decision was easy to make. It sure felt good to be back riding again, plus I need to get ready for a 48 mile ride Sat. First day I hurt all over, but...
03-17-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By OKIE_55

Back to riding after breaking 2 toes

It's been a few months since I rode, broke two toes, and it hurt way to much to ride. Got back into it yesterday and today, sure felt great to be back riding. What I thought was going to be a boring...
01-08-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,816
Posted By OKIE_55

Years ago as a teen, I rode my old bike with 24"...

Years ago as a teen, I rode my old bike with 24" balloon tires, longhorn bars, and a single saddle with springs, over to a friends house. His neighbor had a teen daughter a little older than I, well...
10-16-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,691
Posted By OKIE_55

I got this one to test before I spend $250, at...

I got this one to test before I spend $250, at $70 it's a very nice saddle. I ride 3-3 1/2hrs with no pain.

http://www.amazon.com/Selle-SMP-TRK-Man-Saddle/dp/B001K12JHK
10-16-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By OKIE_55

I agree, a gps is fun in the woods, I used to use...

I agree, a gps is fun in the woods, I used to use a (still have) original garmin 76c, using a ram handlebar mount. Can place it exactly where you want it, and it stays put.
08-06-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,970
Posted By OKIE_55

I got a few of those, one fell off today. Just...

I got a few of those, one fell off today. Just got back from finding it 6 miles from home. Now I've got zip ties on it.
08-06-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,469
Posted By OKIE_55

I've got the 400 head light, plenty of light for...

I've got the 400 head light, plenty of light for me, as I'm not in a city with all the street lights. Illuminates the road pretty good.
07-15-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By OKIE_55

Here's the one I saw on ebay. ...

Here's the one I saw on ebay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Case-Bike-Bicycle-Motorcycle-Mount-for-Samsung-Galaxy-S-III-S3-Note-HTC-One-X-/180927429615?pt=PDA_Accessories&hash=item2a201d7bef
07-14-12, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By OKIE_55

Ebay has some.

Ebay has some.
07-09-12, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By OKIE_55

I stopped to take pics of an Osprey the other...

I stopped to take pics of an Osprey the other day, and a couple pulled over and asked if I need help. I said no thanks, just trying to get a pic of the Osprey, the lady asked if I was sure, I told...
07-07-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By OKIE_55

Can't get pic of the whole tree, is among a lot...

Can't get pic of the whole tree, is among a lot of others.
07-07-12, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By OKIE_55

Next time out I'll get a full shot, yesterday as...

Next time out I'll get a full shot, yesterday as I rode by, I didn't stop and bother it, but she started squawking when I was at least 100yds away, but got quiet just as I was leaving.
07-07-12, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By OKIE_55

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/827724-Tr...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/827724-Truck-Rack
07-05-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By OKIE_55

I'm thinking of this as well, getting hot down...

I'm thinking of this as well, getting hot down here, nice and cool in the mornings, at least for now.
07-05-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By OKIE_55

Osprey leaves nest when I ride by.

When I get near this Osprey nest, she squawks real loud, and when I get close she leaves the nest. Cars don't seem to bother her, but I guess she doesn't know what to think about a bicycle, or my...
07-04-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By OKIE_55

Getting hot down here as well, rode 37 miles...

Getting hot down here as well, rode 37 miles total, 5 miles from home had to stop and get more fluids after downing two 24oz bottles. I tried what I have read here, froze one bottle full, other half...
07-04-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,715
Posted By OKIE_55

Years ago when I was being trained at my job, the...

Years ago when I was being trained at my job, the guy training me said there's no such thing as a dumb question. That is until it's asked 8 or 10 times.
How you going to know, if you don't ask?
07-04-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By OKIE_55

After a re-read, yes you did. :thumb:

After a re-read, yes you did. :thumb:
07-03-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By OKIE_55

Well nobody said it yet, so I will. I...

Well nobody said it yet, so I will.

I noticed the passenger window was down as the truck passed me, I think the smell came from inside the truck.
07-03-12, 05:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,792
Posted By OKIE_55

That reminded me I took a pic of this yesterday...

That reminded me I took a pic of this yesterday after riding past it several times, didn't touch it, let someone else have them. I've also seen underwear, shirts, boat trailer parts, a chain hook, a...
07-02-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,792
Posted By OKIE_55

It's amazing what can be found on the roadside.

A while back I saw what I thought was a dollar bill folded in half, upon inspection it turned out to be a $50 bill.

Found these can coolers on various days, after a trip through the wash, they're...
07-02-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By OKIE_55

Smelled a skunk while out riding.

While riding the other day, I smelled a skunk just as a pickup truck passed me. I turned around to see if I could find said skunk, but no luck. It must have been in the back of the truck.
07-02-12, 05:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,755
Posted By OKIE_55

I got the Contour Roam, like said, the clock is...

I got the Contour Roam, like said, the clock is crap, changes time every use. It also doesn't record sound very well unless I'm not moving, the auto mute keeps muting with every bump in the road, but...
06-30-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By OKIE_55

There are slots molded into the bed for boards at...

There are slots molded into the bed for boards at different places to be used as needed. There is a slot at the front, so I just used it, and I used wedges to hold the board nice and tight, nothing...
06-25-12, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By OKIE_55

I use the Delta fork mount in my truck, $25 at my...

I use the Delta fork mount in my truck, $25 at my LBS, but can be ordered for less. I used an old 2x12 I had laying around, screwed it to the top of the board. Holds the bike very secure. A lock can...
06-25-12, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,718
Posted By OKIE_55

I had my LBS order the bar end adapters and I...

I had my LBS order the bar end adapters and I installed them with bar ends, I like them, and they don't move at all.
Just make sure the screws are tight, and all is good.
05-16-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,209
Posted By OKIE_55

Got the two I ordered, one now on the bike, like...

Got the two I ordered, one now on the bike, like it better than what I had.
05-16-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By OKIE_55

Does look like a nice bike though.

Does look like a nice bike though.
05-16-12, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,578
Posted By OKIE_55

I'll throw this in, have a 7.5 fx and love it....

I'll throw this in, have a 7.5 fx and love it. With bar ends there are many hand positions, and should satisfy my needs for a long time.
I had a riser installed to get the bars up, after I lose some...
05-16-12, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By OKIE_55

I've had surgery on both my knees, one or the...

I've had surgery on both my knees, one or the other would hurt almost all the time, that is until I took up riding after 40 years. I started with short 5 mile rides and worked up to 40-45 so far. My...
05-15-12, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,791
Posted By OKIE_55

Do some reading at this site. ...

Do some reading at this site.

http://www.earthclinic.com/CURES/kidney_stones.html
05-11-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By OKIE_55

I was told to just keep riding, I did, and the...

I was told to just keep riding, I did, and the pain eased up in time. Got a SMP saddle, and it's much better now.
05-08-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,198
Posted By OKIE_55

Take the left pedal off, and turn the bars even...

Take the left pedal off, and turn the bars even with the front tire. It will lay flat and only take a few minutes to set up when you want it.
Place a large cardboard box and then a blanket under it,...
05-07-12, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By OKIE_55

WOW, what an inspiring video.

WOW, what an inspiring video.
05-06-12, 05:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,447
Posted By OKIE_55

Same here, only thing wrong with my bike now is...

Same here, only thing wrong with my bike now is the motor, and a few scrapes.
05-06-12, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By OKIE_55

Looks cool, I'll have to print that out. I guess...

Looks cool, I'll have to print that out. I guess I'm now an official member.

I lucked out, the derailleur seems all OK, after adjusting it, I went for a 36 mile ride yesterday and it shifts...
05-04-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By OKIE_55

Well we learn something every day, turns out the...

Well we learn something every day, turns out the little adjuster at the end of the cable must have turned in the fall, didn't even know what it was until today. Made some adjustments, and looks like...
05-04-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By OKIE_55

Great report, and a big congrats to ya.

Great report, and a big congrats to ya.
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