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10-15-19, 11:39 AM
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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: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 46
Views: 1,591
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: 46
Views: 1,591
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: 46
Views: 1,591
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: 46
Views: 1,591
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: 874
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: 874
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: 52,424
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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: 1,200
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: 1,895
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: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 439
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: 5,173
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: 84
Views: 3,841
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: 3,972
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: 3,972
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: 5,111
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: 81
Views: 4,470
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: 5,957
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: 81
Views: 4,470
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: 310
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: 739
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: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 43
Views: 5,157
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: 1,283
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: 904
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: 3,487
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: 1,006
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...
09-14-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By Clyde1820

Well, not really. As stated the symptoms of...

Well, not really. As stated the symptoms of overtraining can be similar to signs of many other ailments. What feels like overtraining could be a case of the flu for instance. The symptoms can be...
09-14-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By Clyde1820

Back in the day, as a distance runner, I...

Back in the day, as a distance runner, I occasionally pushed certain weeks a bit beyond my overall endurance and/or nutrition at that point in the season. Not often, but occasionally. I never...
09-11-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,308
Posted By Clyde1820

Depends on one's POV, I suppose. From FB's...

Depends on one's POV, I suppose.

From FB's standpoint, given the nature of contract law, I suppose that trumps everything.

But the fact remains that one's very presence, every click, every...
09-10-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,308
Posted By Clyde1820

FB? Not necessary, I'd say. Email is...

FB? Not necessary, I'd say.

Email is about the only generic mode of communication I know of, aside from the telephone.

FB is a private, proprietary system. (Though, clearly it's "a thing"...
09-09-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
Posted By Clyde1820

1987 Lotus Explorer MTB, 17in (17.5?) frame size,...

1987 Lotus Explorer MTB, 17in (17.5?) frame size, bullmoose bars, $140 OBO (https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/d/georgetown-1987-lotus-explorer-26/6969098281.html) @ Georgetown DE area, CraigsList....
09-09-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,798
Posted By Clyde1820

Ten posts, though, isn't a high bar. If a...

Ten posts, though, isn't a high bar.

If a contributing member has a handful of interests, with cycling, then posting ten or more times into various interesting discussions should not present an...
Forum: Foo
09-09-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,333,147
Posted By Clyde1820

Another of the 342 America cars, this one bodied...

Another of the 342 America cars, this one bodied by Pininfarina:
...
09-08-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Clyde1820

I'd suggest finding an hour per day when you...

I'd suggest finding an hour per day when you focus on you and your fitness. Join a gym. Start walking. Start riding. Listen to your body, when it tells you it needs rest, when you can "push it" a...
09-08-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
Posted By Clyde1820

Surly LHT 46cm, $625...

Surly LHT 46cm, $625 (https://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/d/boulder-46cm-surly-long-haul-trucker/6961804502.html) @ Boulder CO area, CraigsList.

Looks fairly well-equipped for the price.


46CM...
Forum: Touring
09-04-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,247
Posted By Clyde1820

I'm all for more bicycles being out there. Even...

I'm all for more bicycles being out there. Even the ones that have some power beyond mere crankset power.

Just so long as passing speeds are reasonable, and so long as folks don't put others in...
09-04-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By Clyde1820

In my area, there have been many sightings, this...

In my area, there have been many sightings, this past few months, of copperheads on the hiking trails. Don't recall many on the cycling routes. I haven't seen any, myself ... and I'm very thankful...
09-02-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
Posted By Clyde1820

Nicely done. Looked like a really clean...

Nicely done.

Looked like a really clean Terra Runner. A bit big for me, though.

Someone's going to be a happy camper.
09-01-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,175
Posted By Clyde1820

"Look left ... then right ... then left again." ...

"Look left ... then right ... then left again." Was popular as a PSA back in the 1970s regarding surviving day-to-day driving on the roads. Applies today even moreso than it did back then, IMO.
...
08-31-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,109
Posted By Clyde1820

I'm much the same. For my height, I have very...

I'm much the same. For my height, I have very short legs and am long-waisted. So, smaller-sized frames for me, both for reasons of SOH and reach. Plus, I prefer a more-upright basic riding...
08-31-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,821
Posted By Clyde1820

Assuming no injuries or conditions (ie, arthritis...

Assuming no injuries or conditions (ie, arthritis in knees that preclude hard pedaling, or damage to tendons/muscles that limit strength), I agree with most of the other posters: it's likely a basic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,932
Posted By Clyde1820

Defensive to the last, I always assume someone's...

Defensive to the last, I always assume someone's going to do the most-stupid, "blind" thing possible, at the worst possible time. Most times, simple precautions can help guard against the...
08-24-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,893
Posted By Clyde1820

Of course, for many of us, the amount of recovery...

Of course, for many of us, the amount of recovery time required significantly increases as we age.

Myself, I once was a fairly decent middle-distance runner with moderate cycling abilities.
...
08-20-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
Posted By Clyde1820

For the smaller rider. Posted about a week ago. ...

For the smaller rider. Posted about a week ago.

Fuji Mt. Fuji LTD MTB, 15in frame, 21spd, $130 OBO...
08-20-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,244
Posted By Clyde1820

^ That's the key. As others have suggested,...

^ That's the key.

As others have suggested, generally on any route where others are likely to be, it's highly irresponsible and reckless (even wanton) of a person to disregard all protocols,...
08-19-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,244
Posted By Clyde1820

IMO, on any multiple-user path or roadway that...

IMO, on any multiple-user path or roadway that has specified lanes, it also has specified usage rules (even statues) for everyone's safe use of the path/road.

Given the yellow lane lines, it...
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