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06-15-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 200,970
Posted By TriBiker19

The 112 cleaned up to be one of the best frames I...

The 112 cleaned up to be one of the best frames I have. Now it just needs a wheel set because the rear is quite bent and the 27Ē had been changed to a 700c.
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06-14-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By TriBiker19

Rear wheels

I have a 1987 Miyata 112 with a bent rear rim and a 1990 Miyata Country Runner ATB. The 112 frame cleaned up really nice and I'd like it to be my trainer bike next year. The Country Runner ATB showed...
06-12-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 200,970
Posted By TriBiker19

Tomorrow my husband is picking up two Miyatas. A...

Tomorrow my husband is picking up two Miyatas. A 112 for me and a Countryrunner ATB for him. (Really, I think he only agreed to get me the bikes because he wants to go on a long drive alone, the...
05-14-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

My husband just got on my trainer bike (he has a...

My husband just got on my trainer bike (he has a much longer torso than I do.). He seems to like it.

I mentioned modifying it, unless he wants it.

He uttered the magical words, ďYou should just...
05-12-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

So...a race. I hate to derail you guys. my...

So...a race. I hate to derail you guys.

my 3900í gain 56mi race has been changed to Eagleman 2021. Mostly flat..,and now what?

itís 56 miles of flat and windy. Can I just ride my trainer to...
04-18-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Now that tax season is over, I have time... ...

Now that tax season is over, I have time...

Iím considering a stem swap on three bikes but Iíd like to figure out if theyíll work before I break everything down.

Donors: Ď85 Shogun 200 and Ď89...
04-07-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Shoot--was I supposed to answer a question that I...

Shoot--was I supposed to answer a question that I missed?

I have over 400 unread emails from the last three days to add to the 200 unread emails from the prior three days. And it's tax season.
...
04-04-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Can anyone point me to a guide on how to...

Can anyone point me to a guide on how to determine which chainring and gear ratios work with different terrain? I'm in a hilly area. I have a 70" gain in just the first quarter mile getting from my...
04-04-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

It's simple--the roads were originally cow paths....

It's simple--the roads were originally cow paths. Cows don't travel in a grid.

I remember a decade ago when I was following a GPS and it told me to take a right on "Etta May Way". Etta May Way was...
04-04-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

Thank you! I'm probably on the younger end of...

Thank you! I'm probably on the younger end of the group but I'm the designated traveller in my house. I was actually worried about exposing all you guys. I did just drop off some supplies to a...
04-01-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

My 5k PR is the second race of two I did that...

My 5k PR is the second race of two I did that weekend, so Iím not going to say Iíll do poorly at all. But the venue is over 2 hours away and hailing there for 6:30am check-in two days in a row is...
03-31-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Both my May races were cancelled and one was...

Both my May races were cancelled and one was moved to September...the day before my other race.

*sigh*
03-28-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Oh bummer!

Oh bummer!
03-27-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

I'll be PMing you. Thank you, Doc. I just...

I'll be PMing you. Thank you, Doc.

I just had my husband reconfirm the wheel size and the tires only have Mitsubishi and Japan on them (they're old enough that strands are popping out of the...
03-26-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Help me out guys. I have a Shogun 500 that was...

Help me out guys. I have a Shogun 500 that was serviced recently but does need new tires and pedals--I'm lending it to a friend for her first triathlon. (No time soon because she's positive for the...
03-14-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,557
Posted By TriBiker19

You know that if any of those three were Japanese...

You know that if any of those three were Japanese and my size, I'd be showing up at your house with a bike rack and later telling my husband "they followed me home, honey".

Great deals! After all...
03-14-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

My roommate in college was in Rocky Horror...

My roommate in college was in Rocky Horror midnight showings. Never saw it, but I saw Rocky way more than I wanted to.

The standard is that the "W" radio stations are east of the Mississipi and...
03-13-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Oh, that's the guy who was in the old movie, Pulp...

Oh, that's the guy who was in the old movie, Pulp Fiction.
03-12-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By TriBiker19

I recently shipped a frame and a complete bike in...

I recently shipped a frame and a complete bike in the same box. It was kind of a pain. There was a lot of packing and a giant box involved. Thankfully, my LBS provided me with a fat bike box. It was...
03-11-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By TriBiker19

You mean the folks from Massachusetts are finally...

You mean the folks from Massachusetts are finally leaving?! ;)

I used to have "ALEWIFE" for my vanity plates. But then I decided my driving habits were too sketchy and having the plate made it...
03-11-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

What if you ride the whole thing backwards?

What if you ride the whole thing backwards?
03-10-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

Make it happen! ;) I need a companion.

Make it happen! ;)

I need a companion.
03-10-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,145
Posted By TriBiker19

I would ride that forever. What a gorgeous bike.

I would ride that forever. What a gorgeous bike.
03-10-20, 10:06 PM
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Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Thank you! The bars are high because I've...

Thank you!

The bars are high because I've never bothered to adjust them. They're for another rider. My seat is adjusted to me, and the saddle replaced with one Robbie sent me. I've only ridden...
03-10-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Itís too BIG

So I figured out a while ago that my Ď89 Blue smoke is a 56cm. (I thought it was a 54cm.) I kept it in the trainer, Iíve done a ton of rides on it, completely balded the rear tire, and now...Iím...
03-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 94,182
Posted By TriBiker19

This work? ...

This work?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2d60b809_93ad_4a9f_b221_c434c541c12b_a9a85b83a25e04ceafe32087d772be022d4ca17a.jpeg...
03-08-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

consider joining us? ( please save me from being...

consider joining us? ( please save me from being the only female on this ride...)
03-08-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 94,182
Posted By TriBiker19

Iíd apologize for reviving a Zombie thread,...

Iíd apologize for reviving a Zombie thread, butIím guessing my 500 is an Ď85? ...
03-08-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

Whatís the normal pace for this ride?

Whatís the normal pace for this ride?
03-07-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Nice bike color! I might have taught my son...

Nice bike color!

I might have taught my son how to skid last summer because he noticed I was doing it while we were out...the fun little swerve skid where you put one foot out and whip the bike...
03-06-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Yes, a HIM. It's 70.3 CT. The 56 mile bike has an...

Yes, a HIM. It's 70.3 CT. The 56 mile bike has an elevation gain of ~3800'. The area that I live in is similar. My normal 6-mile loop is 410' elevation gain. While it's boring as all get out, I can...
03-06-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

That's what I'm working on, a zone 2 long ride....

That's what I'm working on, a zone 2 long ride. I'm 43 and according to the numbers, I should be in the 124-135bpm range for that, with a max heart rate of 177. However, the sprint training has...
03-05-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By TriBiker19

Ahem...Centurion. ;) The womenís has that...

Ahem...Centurion. ;)

The womenís has that oddball smaller front tire. I just canít ride one because it would drive me crazy to see the mismatched wheels. And peach for a color is just a no in my...
03-05-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,145
Posted By TriBiker19

Thankfully, yes. He's a wonderful and incredibly...

Thankfully, yes. He's a wonderful and incredibly patient man. And this was just one of the crazy things I did. He never knew what he was coming home to, the poor guy.
03-05-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Bonus eye candy, thanks. I've recently been...

Bonus eye candy, thanks.

I've recently been incorporating sprints into my shorter trainer rides. Get my cadence up until I'm at about a 40mph pace, hold for 90 seconds, drop back down to a...
03-05-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,145
Posted By TriBiker19

There was the time I purchased a garage door that...

There was the time I purchased a garage door that was a really good deal...I didn't tell my husband that it wasn't exactly a traditional color. He came home to this.
...
03-05-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,145
Posted By TriBiker19

I'm going to be the clueless one...what's with...

I'm going to be the clueless one...what's with the flipped handlebars? more comfortable or an advantage? I like the red. Really nice. :)
03-05-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

I'm going to be the clueless person. I was...

I'm going to be the clueless person. I was looking at the triple Ironman thread and I'm going to admit, I was lost. Is there a link that explains gearing vs. power and what's beneficial for riding? ...
03-04-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,170,540
Posted By TriBiker19

Not my thing, but it is pretty. :) I keep...

Not my thing, but it is pretty. :) I keep watching WNY CL and thinking I'm going to make my MIL shove a bike in the back of her Buick.
03-04-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,145
Posted By TriBiker19

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ef7b5ef6_c004_4cc2_8d5b_52fa618a1a44_a9cfb36e43192bfb3d228d64cf4b5eea6400bbb9.jpeg
My previous clan of Ironman bikes. Only two still...
03-04-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By TriBiker19

That's really nice. I picked up my Shoguns in...

That's really nice. I picked up my Shoguns in northern NH and Central Mass.
03-04-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,101
Posted By TriBiker19

Is that a new dance move? Kinda like the...

Is that a new dance move? Kinda like the Macarena but while riding a bike?
03-04-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,101
Posted By TriBiker19

She's gonna be really cold riding in that kit. Or...

She's gonna be really cold riding in that kit. Or sunburned. Or both.
03-04-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,101
Posted By TriBiker19

Not the valve caps! Those are structural!

Not the valve caps! Those are structural!
03-04-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By TriBiker19

We've all been to that thread or in that...

We've all been to that thread or in that situation?

Yes, OP, all the fun IM pics are in that thread as well as a wealth of knowledge. Except for me. I know nothing and the guys don't kick me out.
03-04-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,101
Posted By TriBiker19

I've always wanted a 7 speed kickstand bell.

I've always wanted a 7 speed kickstand bell.
03-03-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

I happen to have a 56cm Ironman thatís done that...

I happen to have a 56cm Ironman thatís done that ride before... ;)
03-02-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

I would not recognize that Ď88 in a different set...

I would not recognize that Ď88 in a different set of circumstances.

Is it horrible of me to say, ďthank goodness it wasnít just my inexperience that led me to believe that post was truly *stuck*Ē?
03-02-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,693
Posted By TriBiker19

Iíll be there! :)

Iíll be there! :)
03-01-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,927
Posted By TriBiker19

Nice looking business cards you got there. ...

Nice looking business cards you got there.

If it wasn't Texas and I hadn't convinced my husband to go to Disney last week (we took the kids, of course), I might just load up Bandit and race ya.
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