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05-02-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,031
Posted By captain belly

Kickstands are still cool in my house

not sure where to put this question, but I figure we are from a kickstand generation, soooooooo...here it is.
I bought a Trek Verve 3. Great bike! WHY is there a culture of NO KICKSTANDS? I...
04-23-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By captain belly

give an update if you figure it out. Eventually,...

give an update if you figure it out. Eventually, I'd like to take my bike on that trail. BTW: CHIEFS RULE!
04-23-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 502,572
Posted By captain belly

On the Katy Trail - MO River Sunset

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I love sunsets over the MO River. Katy Trail State...
04-23-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7,233
Views: 1,848,964
Posted By captain belly

1994 Giant Iguana still going strong!

I bought this bike new in 1994. I was questioning whether it would be old enough to post, then I realized that was 26 years ago! Sounds like a long time to me.... but doesn't seem like it. ...
04-23-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By captain belly

This is the best I could come up with ...

This is the best I could come up with
https://bikekatytrail.com/
Forum: Touring
04-23-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 361,628
Posted By captain belly

DIY Single Packets of Chamois Cream

I'm just getting back into biking. I'd like to get to the point where i'm packing my camping gear. I'm almost 50 and my body hurts and I get sores when biking too far. My buddy turned me on to...
04-23-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,490
Posted By captain belly

I use to mash, now I spin. When I was young and...

I use to mash, now I spin. When I was young and burning up the mt bike trails with my 1994 Giant Iguana, the term spinning was unheard of. Now that I'm getting back into riding, Ive been hearing...
04-19-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,490
Posted By captain belly

Yes! You’re response made my day! Great tips...

Yes! You’re response made my day! Great tips too. I have a good friend that bikes a lot, and he told me “play the long game”.... that makes good sense. I think that’s what I’ll do.
04-19-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 257,978
Posted By captain belly

Blue tooth speaker holder

I pounded a bottle holder out on my anvil and reshaped it for my blue tooth speaker. Works great!...
04-19-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,349,213
Posted By captain belly

Trek Verve 3

Just bought this bike and rode it to the largest Burr Oak in Missouri...
04-19-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By captain belly

You sit more upright on a hybrid, and hunched...

You sit more upright on a hybrid, and hunched over on a Mt Bike. If ur up and down hills in the woods, then mt bike position make sense. However, I only ride flat long trails. Not comfortable...
04-19-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,490
Posted By captain belly

I’m in Mid-Mo. I live on the Katy Trail. I have...

I’m in Mid-Mo. I live on the Katy Trail. I have bad knees and bad back, but I usually ride 6-10 miles each day that I have off work. I did 20 miles one day last week, and I’ll never do that again....
04-19-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,490
Posted By captain belly

I’m a believer that weight loss is done in the...

I’m a believer that weight loss is done in the kitchen and not on the trail. I’m 6’4”..... 6 months ago I weighed 310 lbs. I started keeping my carb intake to less than 35 gms per day. I’m at...
04-19-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,379
Posted By captain belly

Bought our boys cheap bikes from Walmart. (No...

Bought our boys cheap bikes from Walmart. (No gears / shifters). The bikes outlasted their size. I stepped it up to 24 when they were in junior high. Walmart or Dicks sporting goods. Id do it...
04-19-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By captain belly

I bought each of my kids the Trek Marlin 6 when...

I bought each of my kids the Trek Marlin 6 when they turned 16. Great quality bikes. I was going to buy one for myself, but after riding my Dad’s hybrid I couldn’t believe how comfortable it was....
04-19-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 257,978
Posted By captain belly

Made a Bluetooth Speaker Holder

Id show a pic, but apparently I dont have those Privileges yet since Im a newbie..... youll just have to imagine it in your head.
04-19-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By captain belly

I just bought the Trek Verve 3, and I love it. I...

I just bought the Trek Verve 3, and I love it. I mainly ride The Katy Trail State Park, which is and old railroad bed that has been graveled. I’m 6’4” 255lbs 48 years old. The route that I take...
04-14-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By captain belly

These are great tips! I have a couple days off...

These are great tips! I have a couple days off starting tomorrow. Im going to tear in to it and see what I need / specs... Prob end up going to a bike shop.
04-13-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By captain belly

I live in Missour. bummer. Wish we had your...

I live in Missour. bummer. Wish we had your weather....... it's freezing here today. So is Rockshox a good brand then?
04-13-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By captain belly

I don't know the specs on my bike....... yet. ...

I don't know the specs on my bike....... yet. Wish I could find them. I've searched the net and have come up empty-handed. I may just call the company.
04-13-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By captain belly

Fork recommendations please!!!!!

I have an old Giant Iguana from 1994. I want to put front suspension on it. However, I'm almost 50 and have knee problems, so this is going to be for easy dirt paths and trails. NOT jumping off...
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