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04-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5
4-03 7.0
4-04 6.5
4-05 7.1
4-06 7.5
4-07 5.2
4-09 7.3
04-09-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By kirby999

The past 4 days I’ve been catching up on yard...

The past 4 days I’ve been catching up on yard work and cleaning out my neglected container garden .
Got 10 five gallon buckets ready to plant , four were planted with cucumber seeds yesterday, the...
04-08-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

No ride today . Too much yard and garden work .

No ride today .
Too much yard and garden work .
04-07-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5
4-03 7.0
4-04 6.5
4-05 7.1
4-06 7.5
4-07 5.2
04-06-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5
4-03 7.0
4-04 6.5
4-05 7.1
4-06 7.5

MTD 40.8
04-05-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5
4-03 7.0
4-04 6.5
4-05 7.1

MTD 33.3
YTD 462.4
04-04-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By kirby999

A razor sharp two bladed Zwicky on a 500 grain...

A razor sharp two bladed Zwicky on a 500 grain arrow doesnít need much energy to get full penetration. I have confidence in my arrow and broad head selection. It has served me well in the pass .
I...
04-04-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By kirby999

I just bought a Samick Discovery ILF riser and...

I just bought a Samick Discovery ILF riser and some bamboo core WNS limbs that pull 33# at my draw . Itís a sweet shooting bow that Iím able to get a complete draw with .
Iíd like to chronograph it...
04-04-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By kirby999

I shot archery for close to 40+ years of which...

I shot archery for close to 40+ years of which the last 20 or so were Traditional mostly with recurves around 50# .
I started with an old Bear recurve and ended shooting recurves .
The last...
04-04-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By kirby999

Rediscovering my once favorite sport , archery . ...

Rediscovering my once favorite sport , archery .
I gave up shooting my bows about 8 years ago mainly because of arthritis pain . I thought if I couldn’t shoot a hunting draw weight bow , I’d just...
04-04-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5
4-03 7.0
4-04 6.5

MTD 26.2
YTD 455.3
My ride started off a little rough , too many people out , to avoid and , dogs . I can’t stand dogs . No...
04-03-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5
4-03 7.0

MTD 19.7
YTD 448.8
beautiful morning. Waiting until the temps passed 60 . Only saw three cars and three people working in their yard . I...
04-02-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 4-02 6.5 ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2
4-02 6.5

MTD 12.7
YTD 441.8
04-01-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

April Goal 150 miles 4-01 6.2 MTD ...

April Goal 150 miles

4-01 6.2

MTD 6.2
YTD 435.3

First day back after five days off . Felt good to get the heart pumping:)
nice weather except for the wind . :(
03-31-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 977
Posted By kirby999

I somehow managed to do 150 the last two months...

I somehow managed to do 150 the last two months with goals of 100 .
So I’m setting this months goal at 150 , maybe I can make it to 200 . :)
03-28-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

I was home by lunch time . Doc said he got it all...

I was home by lunch time . Doc said he got it all with first cut .
Felt ok until the numbness wore off . Then it was a dull headache all evening and most of the night .
They had given me a...
03-26-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

Thanks Matt . I hope the doc gets it all on the...

Thanks Matt . I hope the doc gets it all on the first cut so I wonít be there all day . He specifically said no strenuous exercise for 2-3 days . I asked about biking and he said for me to take walks...
03-26-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-25-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-24-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-22-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,786
Posted By kirby999

Latest Hybrid rebuild , 1990 Schwinn CrissCross...

Latest Hybrid rebuild , 1990 Schwinn CrissCross . 3x8 with 11-34 cassette . V-Brake conversion . New 36 spoke hd wheels . . Schwalbe Land Cruiser tires , 700x40c , just barely fit . ...
03-22-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-21-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By kirby999

it’s something I didn’t notice until I increased...

it’s something I didn’t notice until I increased the distance I was riding everyday . If I ride my other conventional geometry bikes my knees get better , but when I switch over to the Roll , by the...
03-21-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By kirby999

I haven’t ridden the Crossroads , but I own a...

I haven’t ridden the Crossroads , but I own a Roll .
The Roll has a crank forward geometry. If I ride it for more than around five miles , my knees ache .
I’ve changed out my chainring to a...
03-21-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,765
Posted By kirby999

Since it’s warmed up here . I actually prefer a...

Since it’s warmed up here . I actually prefer a loose fitting cotton t-shirt because it holds the moisture and cools me as I ride .
But , for sun protection I’ve started wearing stretch sleeves ....
03-21-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-20-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-19-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-18-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By kirby999

My other two mountain bike cruiser conversions . ...

My other two mountain bike cruiser conversions .

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/614843bb_43d4_4597_992e_d3998a6c0fa5_765faf318d050fe6e9adcb3a95deb07f74caa554.jpeg...
03-18-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-17-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25,064
Views: 2,416,526
Posted By kirby999

8.1 miles around the neighborhood on my...

8.1 miles around the neighborhood on my Rockhopper urban Cruiser . ...
03-17-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-16-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

3-16 Took the day off . Cold front came through...

3-16 Took the day off . Cold front came through early , fog and drizzle in the morning and when I did go outside it felt damp and cold , even though it was in the low 50’s .
03-15-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,786
Posted By kirby999

Looking back through this thread I noticed I left...

Looking back through this thread I noticed I left out my Specialized Roll . ...
03-15-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-14-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-13-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By kirby999

36/22 front chainrings and 11-34 8 speed...

36/22 front chainrings and 11-34 8 speed cassette in the rear .
Hydraulic Disc brakes too !
03-13-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By kirby999

Absolutely! Having that smaller chainring to...

Absolutely! Having that smaller chainring to downshift into ( 22 tooth chainring matched to a 34 rear) , allows me to spin and creep up hills . Even the 36/34 combo is easy on most hills .
The 29Ē...
03-13-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By kirby999

This is THE bike I’ve been riding lately . I...

This is THE bike I’ve been riding lately .
I finally got everything setup to where it’s comfortable to ride . A lot of trail and error involved .
Cruising to town On what is called a multi use...
03-13-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7,508
Views: 2,297,943
Posted By kirby999

The one Iíve been riding lately. ...

The one Iíve been riding lately.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/405df4dc_2f26_4dae_96a1_c7d240594335_5d8c8f5f2b0d62f676d6f0ebfb357931e076d45c.jpeg
03-13-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
3-13 7.1
03-12-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2
3-12 9.6
03-11-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,765
Posted By kirby999

I have a 72 yo non Clyde friend who rides with me...

I have a 72 yo non Clyde friend who rides with me on occasion. His everyday attire is his riding gear . Unless itís hot outside , that would be jeans and a button up plaid shirt . When it gets hot he...
03-11-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2
3-11 8.2

MTD 53.3
03-11-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,765
Posted By kirby999

Same here , except for the cycling jersey . ...

Same here , except for the cycling jersey .
For cold weather ( below 50 degrees for my old knees) I wear sweatpants under my shorts . Zip up sweatshirt with a florescent yellow polar fleece vest . ...
03-10-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By kirby999

Urban Assault bike

Decided to keep my Rockhopper . Reinstalled my street cruiser accessories today along with a few tweaks .
Ready to take on any Curbs , potholes , and multi use paths .
Riding this bike I get the...
03-10-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5
3-10 7.2

MTD 45.1
YTD 311.6
03-10-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By kirby999

no need to worry. just using that to show how...

no need to worry.
just using that to show how much better my brakes are now .
. I donít go around locking up my wheels when braking. :)
03-09-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By kirby999

I’m not going to disagree with you , but on three...

I’m not going to disagree with you , but on three of my bikes I had the same problem and with a switch over to V-brakes cured my problems.
i could never get the cantis to work for me .
03-09-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,667
Posted By kirby999

March Goal 100 3-01 14.6 3-07 6.2 3-08...

March Goal 100

3-01 14.6
3-07 6.2
3-08 10.6
3-09 6.5

MTD 37.9
YTD 304.4
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