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05-11-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 13,940
Posted By Lab4Us

AirPod Pros w/transparency all day long. Well,...

AirPod Pros w/transparency all day long. Well, and not having the volume at eardrum shattering levels. Well, and understanding situational awareness. As long as you can still hear ambient sounds...
04-27-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Lab4Us

Check the Electra cruisers with foot forward...

Check the Electra cruisers with foot forward technology. The pedals are forward a bit, the seat gives back a bit, and it works. I just ordered a 24” Straight 8 8i and have no doubt it will fit my...
03-07-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25,525
Views: 2,524,794
Posted By Lab4Us

No, but I did put together my 4 yr old grandson’s...

No, but I did put together my 4 yr old grandson’s first bike so I can start teaching him to ride tomorrow!

https://i.postimg.cc/pXH14mJ3/7400-FBDB-72-B4-4363-B79-B-6-D554-D904-EFB.jpg...
03-05-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,820
Posted By Lab4Us

I use these. Color matches the bike and adds to...

I use these. Color matches the bike and adds to visibility (when wearing shorts)!

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/compression-socks.html
12-18-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Lab4Us

https://www.electrabike.com/bikes/townie

https://www.electrabike.com/bikes/townie
12-11-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By Lab4Us

My Trek Dual Sport 3 seems as if it would fit...

My Trek Dual Sport 3 seems as if it would fit your criteria. While I’m far from an experienced expert, I have multiple very comfortable 20+ mile rides on it and it holds its own on dirt, gravel,...
12-05-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25,525
Views: 2,524,794
Posted By Lab4Us

Yes I did, 15 miles. Not a lot, but off to a good...

Yes I did, 15 miles. Not a lot, but off to a good start for December 2019!

https://i.postimg.cc/kMVWQ8qy/695879-B8-C3-BB-454-F-B673-AA34-CD332217.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
11-30-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Lab4Us

I bought a DS3 back in late August. Granted,...

I bought a DS3 back in late August. Granted, hadn’t ridden in 45 years, but after picking up my bike and riding around the neighborhood about 15 minutes I knew I wasn’t keeping that seat. Felt like...
11-25-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25,525
Views: 2,524,794
Posted By Lab4Us

Yes I did. This is my third month since I picked...

Yes I did. This is my third month since I picked up my bike September 3 and I have improved dramatically (at least I think so)! Before this, haven’t ridden a bike since the 1970s (outside of a...
11-17-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,005
Posted By Lab4Us

About 3.1 miles to my LBS to have them order it...

About 3.1 miles to my LBS to have them order it for me and put it together for me...unless of course they had something in the showroom, new or used, that I just had to have.
10-27-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,024
Posted By Lab4Us

lol, but many others are $3-4k (USD) or so...

lol, but many others are $3-4k (USD) or so...
10-27-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 129,541
Posted By Lab4Us

Just read it. ugh. Hope you’re okay! Bikes can...

Just read it. ugh. Hope you’re okay! Bikes can be fixed.
10-27-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 129,541
Posted By Lab4Us

I made 11.3 miles today, 11.31 yesterday, so far...

I made 11.3 miles today, 11.31 yesterday, so far 77.94 for October 2019. 55.01 miles in September 2019. Just picked up my bike on 3 September after not riding anything since mid 1970s. Trying hard...
10-27-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 129,541
Posted By Lab4Us

What? No details?

What? No details?
10-27-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,024
Posted By Lab4Us

Because...Darwinism’s survival of the fittest...

Because...Darwinism’s survival of the fittest principle...
10-27-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,024
Posted By Lab4Us

No idea, but I’d instantly buy one for an e-bike...

No idea, but I’d instantly buy one for an e-bike price vice the MSRP!
10-18-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

So took bike in today because downshifting was...

So took bike in today because downshifting was skipping gears between 16-10. Found out I can bring in as often as I like first year and covered under warranty. Excellent CS!
10-13-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,636
Posted By Lab4Us

Could always carry a few treats. Dog likely way...

Could always carry a few treats. Dog likely way more interested in food, especially if it’s owner doesn’t care enough about it to train it or supervise it properly.
10-11-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

True story. When I bought my 2015 4Runner (since...

True story. When I bought my 2015 4Runner (since totaled by red light runner playing on phone), at pick up, the salesman jumped in with the “let me show you how to set up your phone” line. After...
10-10-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

Already in possession of layers (from dog...

Already in possession of layers (from dog walking), so a “go” there for riding in colder weather. Wind a big factor here - 22 mph all day today, but 92 (F) lol. I love pushing my lawn mower! As...
10-10-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

Two 60 pound Staffy mixes and just rescued a 6 mo...

Two 60 pound Staffy mixes and just rescued a 6 mo old boxer. First Staffy gets walked 1-2 miles, second 2-3 miles, both 4-5 times a week. Boxer will probably be on three 2-3 mile schedule. So lots...
10-09-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

Thanks ^^^. Another thing to consider! Seems...

Thanks ^^^. Another thing to consider! Seems like a pretty good idea too.
10-08-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

Would love to. 10 miles once so far. 61 yoa and...

Would love to. 10 miles once so far. 61 yoa and three stents in my heart slows me down just a tiny bit. Then there’s the first bike in 45 years thing. Working to get up to regular 10 mile rides...
10-08-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lab4Us

First Bike Tune Up Question

Hi all,

Bought brand new, built out of box Trek DS3 back in early Sep. At the time, LBS said bring it back in 4-6 weeks for tune up (tighten cables, check gears, etc). I’ve ridden about 85 miles...
10-06-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,481
Posted By Lab4Us

Wouldn’t “crazy” and “bull riders” be redundant? ...

Wouldn’t “crazy” and “bull riders” be redundant? Just sayin...
10-01-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,481
Posted By Lab4Us

Suppose I could just mention that you’ve seemed...

Suppose I could just mention that you’ve seemed to miss the point entirely, but I’ll just share that I make a point to try and avoid walking on black ice - that’s ice that you can’t see, since you...
09-24-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,146
Posted By Lab4Us

My personal experience has been the opposite. I...

My personal experience has been the opposite. I always make my quickest weight loss or fastest gains in fitness when I first start a program. As I get closer to goal weight, the weight cones off...
09-24-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Lab4Us

Thanks Canklecat. I wore mine first time...

Thanks Canklecat. I wore mine first time yesterday for a bit past 8 miles. The adjuster felt a bit high (not in the hollow below the occipital, more about half and half). It did dial down well and...
09-22-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Lab4Us

Thanks folks!

Thanks folks!
09-22-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Lab4Us

Helmet Question - No Answer in Search

New to biking, after 45 years since last rode. When I bought bike, picked up a size large Bontrager Quantum. My head is 24” even (60.96 cm). The large is for 58mm-63mm, whereas their XL is for...
09-19-19, 05:36 PM
09-18-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,680
Posted By Lab4Us

We have a Trek dealer shop so that’s where we...

We have a Trek dealer shop so that’s where we went. I’m going on 62, wife just turned 60. Neither of us have ridden since teenagers. We went in to get two Dual Sport 3s, but after talking to us,...
09-14-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,183
Posted By Lab4Us

Try a Meal Journal

Apologies if already in the thread, but freely admit I didn’t read all 18 pages.

I find I am most effective when wanting to lose weight if I keep a meal journal. By this, I mean write down...
09-06-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,811
Posted By Lab4Us

Unless the “idea” is just the first step. Taking...

Unless the “idea” is just the first step. Taking that idea to fruition, successfully and at profit whether monetarily or to society in general, can easily be a semester project with lots of research...
09-04-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,390,329
Posted By Lab4Us

First Bike in 45 Years

2020 Dual Sport 3

https://i.postimg.cc/43Q2MD7C/8-C070-F52-1-E25-4-DE9-86-BF-FD33767-C2923.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
08-30-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,484
Posted By Lab4Us

yep, this is a dog owner problem, not a dog...

yep, this is a dog owner problem, not a dog problem!
08-30-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,118
Posted By Lab4Us

If this isn’t a dog smiling, I don’t know what...

If this isn’t a dog smiling, I don’t know what is...then again, my dogs are never off leash unless in the backyard, and even then, they’re supervised, to include all bathroom breaks (yep, even at 5...
Forum: Introductions
08-29-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By Lab4Us

Welcome! Biking makes a great family activity!

Welcome! Biking makes a great family activity!
Forum: Introductions
08-29-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Lab4Us

Greetings from the Great State of Texas!

Greetings from the Great State of Texas!
Forum: Introductions
08-28-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Lab4Us

Welcome! $10 seems a great buy in!

Welcome! $10 seems a great buy in!
08-28-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 38,627
Posted By Lab4Us

Going on 5 years ago now, rescued a “lab mix”...

Going on 5 years ago now, rescued a “lab mix” puppy from the local shelter. Being a lifetime dog lover, and turning my wife into one over the years, went all in on the lab motif, to include vanity...
08-28-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By Lab4Us

Looks awesome! Love the shadows on the rear tire...

Looks awesome! Love the shadows on the rear tire in the second photo...great photography. Mine is supposed to be ready fir pick up end of this week. 2020 Trek DS3 so they had to order it. Not only my...
Forum: Introductions
08-27-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Lab4Us

Salutations from West Texas!

Salutations from West Texas!
Forum: Introductions
08-27-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Lab4Us

Welcome from West Texas!

Welcome from West Texas!
08-27-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,605
Posted By Lab4Us

Congratulations! Certainly an achievement to be...

Congratulations! Certainly an achievement to be celebrated (in moderation)! I’m hoping, like many, to drop 20 or so when I start riding. Can’t run the dogs like I used to and walking is not doing...
08-26-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,295
Posted By Lab4Us

Congratulations! Sounds like a very interesting...

Congratulations! Sounds like a very interesting time in your lives.
08-26-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,481
Posted By Lab4Us

So yep, a new guy here. 60. Haven’t ridden a...

So yep, a new guy here. 60. Haven’t ridden a bike since the 70s (no helmets then) when jumping ramps, hills, dropping the bike going through corner gravel too fast. Never got really hurt, not...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Lab4Us

Greetings from West Texas (where it is currently 105!)

Hi All,

So I’m 61 and wife turned 60 last Friday, fortunate enough to be fully retired. She hasn’t ridden since the early 80s, me since about 1974-5. Neither of us as hobbyists, just a kid riding...
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