Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: ririder
Showing results 1 to 50 of 98
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19,984
Views: 4,355,574
Posted By ririder

I bought a 0 offset seatpost for my Giant Defy...

I bought a 0 offset seatpost for my Giant Defy Advanced 2. I've felt for a long time that I needed to move my saddle a little bit more forward and I was a little short of that with the offset...
02-25-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 165,536
Posted By ririder

I got out for 20 miles for the first time in over...

I got out for 20 miles for the first time in over a month. It was some badly needed therapy.
Forum: Foo
02-05-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,718
Posted By ririder

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/adelphi_ccbf8c4e9816d210e56d35d9b7a9b85e39c75c37.jpeg
My blockhead rescue boy...
01-16-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,927
Posted By ririder

Guilty. 20 years old living in Newport RI early...

Guilty. 20 years old living in Newport RI early 80's. Summers in Newport were one big non stop party. I rode my bike everywhere since summer traffic is horrendous in Newport. Out one night and I got...
01-04-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By ririder

40 years of turning wrenches on everything from...

40 years of turning wrenches on everything from helicopters to high speed packaging machines.... ^^^^^ that right there is the best solution
12-23-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,028
Posted By ririder

1970's Motobecane Super Mirage that my wife...

1970's Motobecane Super Mirage that my wife bought as a teenager. My daughter was using it and locked it while she went into a store. When she came back out the back wheel had been stolen. One of...
Forum: Introductions
12-10-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By ririder

You've got a lot of good routes in the...

You've got a lot of good routes in the Narragansett area. Ocean Rd is nice. It's easy to get from the area of the Towers to Wickford. South County Trail is a popular ride. I'm in Cranston and have a...
11-29-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,156
Posted By ririder

My friend that I ride with appreciates the...

My friend that I ride with appreciates the audible alert when we're riding together. He'll ask sometimes if it's alerting because he's behind me. My reply is "You wish! That would mean you're riding...
11-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,156
Posted By ririder

Get the Varia. You won't regret it.

Get the Varia. You won't regret it.
11-27-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By ririder

Santa Cruz recall

Don't know if it affects anybody here but...
...
11-11-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,385
Posted By ririder

I ride a Giant Defy Advanced 2 primarily. I'm the...

I ride a Giant Defy Advanced 2 primarily. I'm the type of person that when I ride I want to go, and go, and go. I've found that I need to force myself to stop and get out of the saddle and stretch my...
11-10-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,918
Posted By ririder

I have one of these that I'm really happy with. ...

I have one of these that I'm really happy with.

https://cygolite.com/product/dash-520-usb/
11-06-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By ririder

I have Sora shifters on my back up bike and I've...

I have Sora shifters on my back up bike and I've never had a problem with them.
11-03-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,177
Posted By ririder

Be careful, this can happen when you wear...

Be careful, this can happen when you wear matching outfits.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dk4AURK8klQ
10-09-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By ririder

Heh, just to be clear, I'm not interested in...

Heh, just to be clear, I'm not interested in launching and kicking out my rear wheel and doing that other crazy stuff. I'm just interested in landing and maintaining control.

This is good!...
10-09-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By ririder

Technique and handle bars

I'm 61 years old, I've been a road bike rider for a long time and I'm in the learning stages of this mountain biking thing. I've ridden a couple of single track areas and have survived with a few...
10-02-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,172
Posted By ririder

Oh man!!!!!!!!! That it's other ear! Lol! My wife...

Oh man!!!!!!!!! That it's other ear! Lol! My wife used to work for Hasbro Toy Co She has some good stories about My Little Pony that are better left untold. Also, based on your unawareness of all...
09-27-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,923
Posted By ririder

What do you want from life?

What do you want from life?
09-26-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,345
Posted By ririder

I'm not a lawyer. Heck, I didn't even sleep in a...

I'm not a lawyer. Heck, I didn't even sleep in a Holiday Inn Express last night, but I tend to think this isn't necessarily true, at least in my neck of the woods. Pedestrians still have some...
09-23-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,775
Posted By ririder

You wash the bottom of your lawnmower when you're...

You wash the bottom of your lawnmower when you're done cutting the grass, don't you...
09-23-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,775
Posted By ririder

My pitbull gets soooo upset when I go for a ride,...

My pitbull gets soooo upset when I go for a ride, he'd probably help the thief get the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,616
Posted By ririder

I've got a 2019 Defy Advanced 2 with the Giant PR...

I've got a 2019 Defy Advanced 2 with the Giant PR 2 wheels and I'm riding on GP5K tubeless without any issues.
09-12-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By ririder

Took it to the trails today

I picked up a Giant Talon earlier in the week. Today I went for my first real trail ride. It was a lot more technical than I thought it would be but I survived. Crashed a couple of times. Nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,776
Posted By ririder

The Defy Advanced 2 is the $2500 model with 105...

The Defy Advanced 2 is the $2500 model with 105 with CF frame. I love mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By ririder

I rode 45 Saturday and tested the limits of...

I rode 45 Saturday and tested the limits of tubeless sealing capabilities with 2 punctures on my rear tire. The first puncture (20 miles into the ride) took a minute to seal but I still had decent...
09-08-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By ririder

Looking for advice

Thanks in advance....
I've been a road bike person for the last couple of decades but have decided to delve into the world of trail riding. I was thinking that I would try to find something used and...
09-04-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By ririder

Hmmmmm

I've been toying with the idea of getting a mountain bike to ride the trails during the colder months. My thinking is that if I'm in the woods, I'd probably be out of the wind. I was perusing CL...
09-02-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,328
Posted By ririder

For my 60th birthday I went from a 2008...

For my 60th birthday I went from a 2008 Specialized Sequoia to a Giant Defy Advanced 2. For my 61st birthday I rode my first imperial century. No regrets.....
Do it!
08-31-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,682
Posted By ririder

I've gotten really tired of trying to give the...

I've gotten really tired of trying to give the explanation for the whole mask thing. If you were really interested in knowing about it I'm sure you'd already know the answer to that so I'm just going...
08-31-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,682
Posted By ririder

A rather unpleasant experience if I recall...

A rather unpleasant experience if I recall through the fog of dilaudid.
08-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By ririder

What group is that? I joined NBW at the beginning...

What group is that? I joined NBW at the beginning of the year for group rides only to be denied the opportunity to ride in a group due to Covid. Is there another group out there doing rides? I'm in...
08-31-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,682
Posted By ririder

Let's see.... R&D electronics engineer or a world...

Let's see.... R&D electronics engineer or a world renown epidemiologist ....hmmmmm, who should I listen to regarding a pandemic??? Decisions decisions.....
08-26-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,077
Posted By ririder

I'll put this here,...

I'll put this here, https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/28/tech/facebook-youtube-coronavirus/index.html
Also, the group's association with TPP casts just as much doubt as some of the credentials associated...
08-26-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By ririder

Sorry for your loss. They break our hearts when...

Sorry for your loss. They break our hearts when they go, but it's a heartbreak that I'm willing to endure in exchange for what they give.
08-26-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,077
Posted By ririder

you lose all credibility with this alone...

you lose all credibility with this alone...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 370,216
Posted By ririder

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3722_32386a780ef20beeac23b091a97e9b9c2ce17327.jpg
Sakonnet River - Tiverton RI
08-23-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 165,536
Posted By ririder

It went well! My wife met me at the halfway point...

It went well! My wife met me at the halfway point with some sandwiches and chocolate milk to keep me from bonking on the way back. No bad dealings with cars, no bike problems. It was a bit of a...
08-23-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 165,536
Posted By ririder

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1020x2000/img_3725_8a31666d2760e6aad277bab1856a838e29bae6f4.jpg
My first century...yesterday
08-21-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,077
Posted By ririder

Covid-19 is a medical issue, it's only political...

Covid-19 is a medical issue, it's only political because YOU choose to make it one. Many of us look at with the science in mind, but you do you.
08-16-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,860
Posted By ririder

I'm questioning whether the trimming on my 105...

I'm questioning whether the trimming on my 105 r7000 FD is working properly. I bought my bike at the end of 2019. In March I had a problem with my front shifter that resulted in warranty...
08-13-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,761
Posted By ririder

I never realized riding a bike was this...

I never realized riding a bike was this complicated.
08-12-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,707
Posted By ririder

I was having a problem with a leak on one of my...

I was having a problem with a leak on one of my tires (Continental GP5K). I mounted these tires on tubeless rims 1500 miles ago. I double checked my sealant which was good and I replaced the valve...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By ririder

I bought a Giant Defy from these guys. They offer...

I bought a Giant Defy from these guys. They offer fitting although I opted to not be fit at this time so I can't say if they're any good.
...
07-29-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By ririder

I've seen this theory in several places. I...

I've seen this theory in several places. I typically will ride on average, 100 miles/week now. I'm currently at 2,000 miles for the year. When I do a longer ride, at about the 45 mile mark I really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 370,216
Posted By ririder

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/img_3550_2_07483cb53002340b413ca12ccf6fec441d6cf6d1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,966
Posted By ririder

I'm not sure what my upper limit is for...

I'm not sure what my upper limit is for temperature yet. I've ridden a lot in the mid 80*f with relatively high humidity. My only complaint so far about riding in hotter temps is when sweat gets in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By ririder

One question I've been thinking about a lot when...

One question I've been thinking about a lot when I ride is, what's the better pressure to prevent the smaller punctures, if that even comes into play.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,681
Posted By ririder

I've been wearing a gater style mask while riding...

I've been wearing a gater style mask while riding since April. I always ride solo and on the road. MUP's around here a too crowded these days. I'll put it in place anytime I'm near anybody else that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,593
Posted By ririder

whoa! That could have ended badly. As far as...

whoa! That could have ended badly. As far as duct tape??? I would opt for gorilla glue instead or maybe flex seal...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,244
Posted By ririder

It reeks of elitism. Especially your comment.

It reeks of elitism. Especially your comment.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 98
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.