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09-19-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By dagray

I ride a Selle SMP Evolution. a full cutout...

I ride a Selle SMP Evolution. a full cutout saddle. A soft saddle can cause injury on longer rides so I go with a hard saddle and get my butt used to riding. The full cutout means no numbness in...
09-19-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

Smoke from all the wildfires cleared out and I...

Smoke from all the wildfires cleared out and I took advantage (even if it was windy)

12 miles with over half being against a headwind... but smoke free outside so I took advantage of that. Blood...
09-19-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By dagray

Smoke free outside, but windy... I rode...

Smoke free outside, but windy... I rode anyway.... simulated hills by fighting the wind

12 miles with over half being against a headwind... but smoke free outside so I took advantage of that....
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By dagray

Nuclear Balloons... I converted a nice color...

Nuclear Balloons... I converted a nice color photo of Balloons over the Yakima River in Prosser WA into an Infrared image using Photoshop, and this is the result...
...
Forum: Foo
09-17-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By dagray

Mine is our rescue dog comfortable enough to not...

Mine is our rescue dog comfortable enough to not run away and cower from me. It took months, but now she is my best friend. She is a pure bred Bouvier imported from Poland at five months to be a...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By dagray

One theme could be fall or autumn.... I am just...

One theme could be fall or autumn.... I am just glad my photo ranked as it did (I will give it a bath on Friday so it isn't as rank).
09-13-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By dagray

Rolf Prima wheelset. Made in Eugene, OR. ...

Rolf Prima wheelset. Made in Eugene, OR. Pricey, but well worth it.

I run the Vigor RS (OEM) wheels.
09-12-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By dagray

And due to smoke from all the wildfires in...

And due to smoke from all the wildfires in Western OR and WA conglomerating here riding is once again cancelled... I guess I will have to break out the trainer tomorrow
09-07-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By dagray

Riding outside is cancelled here today due to...

Riding outside is cancelled here today due to high winds (30+ sustained) and smoke from a fire causing visibility issues (the fire is about a two hour drive NW of me.
Forum: Foo
09-06-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By dagray

Seattle Forrest Machka Indyfabs

Seattle Forrest
Machka
Indyfabs
09-05-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By dagray

Carbo Loading LXV

Ha! I beat you all... and it is the fifth of September..... you guys are getting slow...


15 miles today in the wind :) https://www.strava.com/activities/4017207979
08-19-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dagray

I agree.. hit 111 day before yesterday, then we...

I agree.. hit 111 day before yesterday, then we had a thunderstorm in the evening, and another thunderstorm last night.
08-19-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By dagray

Recumbent Tadpole style (two wheels up front, one...

Recumbent Tadpole style (two wheels up front, one in the back).
08-15-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

Went out for a tad over 11 miles today despite...

Went out for a tad over 11 miles today despite the heat and open saddle sores (thanks diabetes and ingrown hairs)

https://www.strava.com/activities/3918607874
08-15-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dagray

Boy, riding with open saddle sores hurts.. but I...

Boy, riding with open saddle sores hurts.. but I got a bit over 11 miles in anyway despite them and the heat at 97 degrees. No wind :)

https://www.strava.com/activities/3918607874
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By dagray

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1438x960/p3917907181_6_c231c9dc08218e9dee3cf50e0832abec75b35b02.jpg
My four year old Bouviere des Flandres on the back deck in the sun.
08-09-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

13 miles in 88 degree heat with no wind, but very...

13 miles in 88 degree heat with no wind, but very low humidity.

https://www.strava.com/activities/3890427929

25 miles for the week.

Now I am waiting for my youngest son to take his bath so I...
08-09-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dagray

13 miles in 88 degree heat with no wind, but very...

13 miles in 88 degree heat with no wind, but very low humidity.

https://www.strava.com/activities/3890427929

25 miles for the week.

Now I am waiting for my youngest son to take his bath so I...
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,088
Posted By dagray

Clemsongirl Seattle forrest

Clemsongirl
Seattle forrest
08-02-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dagray

Spent last week at Cannon Beach, OR for some R&R....

Spent last week at Cannon Beach, OR for some R&R. Rode the bike one day a little over seven miles and turned my legs to jelly on the hills.
Forum: Foo
07-10-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,088
Posted By dagray

Male Black Chinned Hummingbird. the texture...

Male Black Chinned Hummingbird.

the texture is in the feathers.

I was maybe 15 feet away when I took this... he let me open the front door and storm door and capture him digitally.
...
07-05-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dagray

11 miles after church today with a saddle sore......

11 miles after church today with a saddle sore...

https://www.strava.com/activities/3719727203/overview
07-05-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

four miles Friday with my 10 year old son, and 11...

four miles Friday with my 10 year old son, and 11 miles today in the heat with a saddle sore/cyst in the left inner thigh

https://www.strava.com/activities/3719727203/overview
07-04-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dagray

Yesterday my youngest son wanted me to take him...

Yesterday my youngest son wanted me to take him on a bike ride so I did. https://www.strava.com/activities/3709219059#kudos

His furthest ride to date.
07-03-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,375
Posted By dagray

You can ride any road bike you want. Some brands...

You can ride any road bike you want. Some brands have weight limits (lawyer limits) others do not. If buying new look at Bianchi or Orbea.

Get a bike fit to get the bike fitted to you. You may...
06-28-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

Nice leisurely ride today with a little sprinkle...

Nice leisurely ride today with a little sprinkle when I started. Much cooler today also https://www.strava.com/activities/3686204127
06-28-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,753
Posted By dagray

Out again today. A little sprinkle when I left...

Out again today. A little sprinkle when I left the house, but only 6 mph winds. Much cooler today also.

https://www.strava.com/activities/3686204127
06-27-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

Went out today against the wind...

Went out today against the wind https://www.strava.com/activities/3680331647 13.5 miles with an open wound in the groin area (saddle sore caused by ingrown hairs).

Felt good, I can feel my lungs...
06-27-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,753
Posted By dagray

Got in some mileage today. Decided to hell with...

Got in some mileage today. Decided to hell with it I wasn't going to let the wind stop me today https://www.strava.com/activities/3680331647

Now I am ready for my shower :)
06-15-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By dagray

Look at Endura or Bellwether bibshorts 2xl would...

Look at Endura or Bellwether bibshorts 2xl would probably work for you (if not be a bit big)... go where you can try them on as all sizing on bike shorts is not the same. Some company's 2xl wouldn't...
06-07-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with...

Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with road tread)
https://www.strava.com/activities/3579946469...
06-07-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,753
Posted By dagray

Rode the mountain bike to church and back this...

Rode the mountain bike to church and back this morning combatting winds...Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with road tread)
https://www.strava.com/activities/3579946469...
06-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

12.2 miles with first 5.5 against headwind...

12.2 miles with first 5.5 against headwind https://www.strava.com/activities/3574113671

And best of all I am still standing.
06-06-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,010
Posted By dagray

I have a magnetic sun shield that attaches to my...

I have a magnetic sun shield that attaches to my helmet (Giro Air Attack).
06-06-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,753
Posted By dagray

Said "Screw the wind" and went out anyway......

Said "Screw the wind" and went out anyway... https://www.strava.com/activities/3574113671 12.2 miles with the first 5.5 against headwind. Got a good burn in my lungs. Now to shower.
06-01-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,753
Posted By dagray

This looting and rioting is for the birds.... it...

This looting and rioting is for the birds.... it is even happening across the river in WA from me here in OR (about 60 miles away).

On a bright note I brought a new desktop home... Win 10 Pro, I-9...
05-27-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By dagray

Endura, Bellwether, Aerotech all make good bibs. ...

Endura, Bellwether, Aerotech all make good bibs. I wear a 2x in the Endura and Bellwether bib shorts (make sure they aren't race cut).
05-24-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,287
Posted By dagray

10.6 miles outside today. first ride in months...

10.6 miles outside today. first ride in months due to a saddle sore/cyst. felt good. Heart rate a little higher than I like, and the air was super dry, but all in all a good ride.

This is in the...
05-24-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By dagray

10.6 miles outside today. first ride in months...

10.6 miles outside today. first ride in months due to a saddle sore/cyst. felt good. Heart rate a little higher than I like, and the air was super dry, but all in all a good ride.
05-20-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,636
Posted By dagray

Rolfe Prima wheels made in Eugene Oregon. I am...

Rolfe Prima wheels made in Eugene Oregon. I am riding the Vigor RS (OEM) model which is 24/24 for spoke count. These wheels have held up extremely well under my 360 pounds of weight. I ride Maxxis...
05-09-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By dagray

Buy the bike you want to ride, have it fit to you...

Buy the bike you want to ride, have it fit to you so that you are comfortable riding, and upgrade your wheels.

Get a set of wheels for a tandem bike as they are designed for weight.

When I...
Forum: Foo
05-08-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By dagray

That is Awesome... great prank

That is Awesome... great prank
05-05-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By dagray

As the song from the musical "Camelot" states...

As the song from the musical "Camelot" states "Tra La it's May, the lusty month of May"
05-05-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By dagray

Yes I am in Oregon. Boardman in Morrow County on...

Yes I am in Oregon. Boardman in Morrow County on the Columbia River. Yes the Governor is trying to extend house arrest, but with only 10 cases in our county (8 here in this town as we are the...
05-05-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By dagray

Yes I like to be dry before a ride so I wipe down...

Yes I like to be dry before a ride so I wipe down the paraneal area, inner thighs, groin with Seebreeze (an astringent), and then use the chamois cream.

I love a good cutout saddle and use the...
05-04-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By dagray

Carbo Loading LXI

May the Fourth be with you.

I see nobody had started a thread for May so here it is.

How you all doing?
Forum: Foo
05-03-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,339
Posted By dagray

Liveaquaria is owned by Petco and has substandard...

Liveaquaria is owned by Petco and has substandard animals. If you want good online tropical fish go to The Wet Spot in Portland, OR. They do have online ordering, and they have healthy animals. ...
04-30-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By dagray

Don't feel older, in fact I feel younger due to...

Don't feel older, in fact I feel younger due to cycling, better diet, and better sleep thanks to my bed tracking my sleep and my Garmin activity tracker tracking my sleep.

Now if I can get this...
04-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,711
Posted By dagray

Get a bike fit with the bike you own. Change the...

Get a bike fit with the bike you own. Change the stem if necessary to sit you more upright (might cost $100.00 if you buy a really nice stem, mine cost $49.00). Ride that two miles three days a...
04-26-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By dagray

Goat Heads are the Devil... got one in my foot...

Goat Heads are the Devil... got one in my foot middle of the week two weeks ago. Thought I had it pulled out, and then a few days later I could feel some minor infection and foreign matter in my...
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