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08-13-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,515
Posted By BadGrandma

This above. I don't know your level of...

This above. I don't know your level of conditioning, but you seem fine for someone only 8 weeks in. I bet you could use at least one day off per week, more if you usually book it like a time...
08-12-20, 02:52 PM
08-12-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,866
Posted By BadGrandma

I rode home a couple of times with cracked ribs...

I rode home a couple of times with cracked ribs because I was too stupid to let the bike fall away from me. Not fun. And the last time was around 20 years ago. Time flies. Technology advances.
08-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,578
Posted By BadGrandma

All I remember were the Outlaws and the local...

All I remember were the Outlaws and the local neo-Nazis. I don't see the glamour.
08-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,133
Posted By BadGrandma

Nice use of bold lettering. Much easier to read...

Nice use of bold lettering. Much easier to read for us old farts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,624
Posted By BadGrandma

Also in the nineties. It made me feel even more...

Also in the nineties. It made me feel even more inadequate than usual. Riding alone from being dropped by the local Jelly Bellies started my interest in time trialing.
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By BadGrandma

I prefer to "to crawl like a viper through these...

I prefer to "to crawl like a viper through these suburban streets".
07-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By BadGrandma

You're right, livedarklions. I didn't read...

You're right, livedarklions. I didn't read correctly and just scanned. texaspandj, I apologize. My weak defense is that I had to let go of weightlifting at Fitness19 today because so many patrons...
07-16-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By BadGrandma

Thanks for trying to kill me because you're...

Thanks for trying to kill me because you're inconvenienced. I know, don't feed the troll.
07-13-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,890
Posted By BadGrandma

I am disappointed. Where's the Spanish...

I am disappointed. Where's the Spanish Inquisition? Around 8 years ago I made 2 Spanish Inquisition costumes to wear on the tandem at a Cincinnati Halloween ride. Bruce refused to wear the ...
07-11-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By BadGrandma

This seems elegant to me. I don't know why.

This seems elegant to me. I don't know why.
Forum: Foo
07-10-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By BadGrandma

Iceland! Bruce and I have been paid up since...

Iceland! Bruce and I have been paid up since March for a vacation in mostly southern Iceland, a private tour led by an anthropologist named Andres.
07-07-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,933
Posted By BadGrandma

base2, my husband's Trek Domane also has a hole...

base2, my husband's Trek Domane also has a hole in it. His water bottle holder lost a screw which wedged itself into the frame next to the chainrings. He unscrewed it to get it out. I convinced him...
07-04-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,696
Posted By BadGrandma

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress...

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress right now?
07-04-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,696
Posted By BadGrandma

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress...

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress right now?
06-15-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,875
Posted By BadGrandma

If you sell the tandem, you have to get a divorce.

If you sell the tandem, you have to get a divorce.
05-19-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,182
Posted By BadGrandma

Kratebiker, stay in the forum. Your story is ...

Kratebiker, stay in the forum. Your story is interesting. The boys get a little moosey at times.
05-09-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By BadGrandma

The trouble with training to race 3-year-olds is...

The trouble with training to race 3-year-olds is that they refuse to race at the point the official says, "Riders, get ready".
04-27-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,010
Posted By BadGrandma

My husband knows a randonneur who always rides...

My husband knows a randonneur who always rides the same routes with no alterations even when the owner of a route changes it. Same for any local group routes. He just tells the group he's...
04-25-20, 05:30 PM
04-25-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,702
Posted By BadGrandma

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04-25-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,132
Posted By BadGrandma

lf you get killed in a time trial, God wants you...

lf you get killed in a time trial, God wants you to go home. Also, the endurance you already have will come in handy.
04-20-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,754
Posted By BadGrandma

I didn't say I was normal, just creative. Bruce...

I didn't say I was normal, just creative. Bruce is nervous, but he knows not to try to stop me.
04-20-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,754
Posted By BadGrandma

I plan to spend $1,070 on a powder paint job...

I plan to spend $1,070 on a powder paint job after spreading the rear triangle to make a Terry hybrid into a 1x road bike.
04-20-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,353
Posted By BadGrandma

"It's as if the stores bought stuff and then...

"It's as if the stores bought stuff and then sold it for a higher price", Superstore customer.
04-17-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,678
Posted By BadGrandma

My 40-year-old daughter is pregnant with her ...

My 40-year-old daughter is pregnant with her third. Millenials just do it longer.
04-13-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,563
Posted By BadGrandma

Are you able to find an old Terrry bike? My...

Are you able to find an old Terrry bike? My inseam is only a half inch longer than yours, but a large 700 front wheel causes significant toe overlap, making sharp cornering hazardous. The...
04-13-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 27,244
Posted By BadGrandma

Post #3...

Post #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , I live in central Ohio, and I'd say maybe a quarter of the people here believe like that. Original poster, thank...
04-06-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,331
Posted By BadGrandma

Good for you. He is a word that starts with "a"...

Good for you. He is a word that starts with "a" and ends with " e".
03-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,743
Posted By BadGrandma

When the crisis broke out in central Ohio, Bruce...

When the crisis broke out in central Ohio, Bruce bought the last TP at Meijer. So, I made TP from the old beach towels left over from the Great Recession. Then a basket crocheted from strips of...
02-27-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By BadGrandma

tricky and Darth Lefty, the hybrid has a one...

tricky and Darth Lefty, the hybrid has a one inch diameter quill steerer that I'd like replace with a Profile conversion kit. Sorry if my terminology is all over the place. I'm trying to take...
02-27-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By BadGrandma

Velo Mule, it's a hybrid with a 700c rear ...

Velo Mule, it's a hybrid with a 700c rear wheel.
I'm looking for a road bar and an adjustable stem. Right now, I have an externally threaded, one piece stem.
02-26-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By BadGrandma

'93 Terry Solstice Rebuild

I bought a Terry Solstice mountain bike which has never been properly maintained or used. But it does have that groovy fork for a 24" wheel. I'm 5'3" so that matters. Would you give me advice...
02-05-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By BadGrandma

cmh, this is a single race. And it is fun, all...

cmh, this is a single race. And it is fun, all squirrely chicanes and directions on one side of the course, but extra wide built for cars. My goal actually is to ride behind the sea of butts...
02-02-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By BadGrandma

Thank you so much for replying. I love the...

Thank you so much for replying. I love the little dips in the course. If I go, I'll keep it safe myself by pulling out if and when I get lapped. Don't want "debris in the road" ( Phil Ligget). ...
02-01-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By BadGrandma

Try racing again?

Around 12 years ago, I raced on the Mid Ohio Race Track. It has a boatload of room for cornering without becoming boring. After all this time I want to try it again with the goal of not being lapped...
01-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By BadGrandma

Thanks for the advice from all of you. I think I...

Thanks for the advice from all of you. I think I have or have had several problems.
First, my goal in time trialing is to put out as much as I can for that moment, my personal best, which is very...
01-06-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,189
Posted By BadGrandma

I once met a guy who was working on super...

I once met a guy who was working on super symmetry. Basically, he could wormhole a proton across the lab. He quit that job to work on magnetic levitation because he got tired of being " *****ed at...
01-05-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By BadGrandma

Time Trial without Data?

I'm a 68-year-old time trialist who has been racing for about 17 years. Last year I joined a very nice group of women who are coached by 2 USAC coaches. The coaches used the free option of Training...
12-25-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,947
Posted By BadGrandma

sd5782, did you know you can build a bow from a ...

sd5782, did you know you can build a bow from a bicycle wheel rim? The plans are on Instructables. My daughter would have a fit if I built one for the kids, unfortunately.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,406
Posted By BadGrandma

datlas, if you ride an unusual size, then the...

datlas, if you ride an unusual size, then the geometry fit really becomes crucial. I ride a size 47 Trek, and so does my husband. With such small bikes we had to find out if the wheels would be just...
08-07-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,804
Posted By BadGrandma

I had no idea that New Albany and Westerville...

I had no idea that New Albany and Westerville were near the Louisissippi Coast. Seriously though, the writer might have a phobia he might want to deal with, maybe not.
08-07-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 28,605
Posted By BadGrandma

Yes, I also want to know where you live, so I ...

Yes, I also want to know where you live, so I can avoid it.
07-22-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,543
Posted By BadGrandma

Bruce just got back from the RAIN Ride. The road...

Bruce just got back from the RAIN Ride. The road temp was 110. He laid on the rug as soon as he got in the front door and didn't move for an hour. Me, I'm kind of glad I followed the HIIT program...
07-08-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,142
Posted By BadGrandma

As the only woman to respond, shaved legs on a...

As the only woman to respond, shaved legs on a male cyclist is way sexier, on or off the bike. And legs get cleaner in the shower.
07-01-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,738
Posted By BadGrandma

My grandsons, 6 1/2 and 7, started riding when...

My grandsons, 6 1/2 and 7, started riding when they were 2. Used reworked Hotrocks with canti brakes instead of the standard coaster brakes. Rode their first 10 miles when they were 3. Up to 23...
06-10-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,080
Posted By BadGrandma

Bandera,, so you're obviously not a woman. Not...

Bandera,, so you're obviously not a woman. Not that I would have podiumed, anyway. BTW, I think this was supposed to be a light-hearted post.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,575
Posted By BadGrandma

An exploding tube is much more exciting if it...

An exploding tube is much more exciting if it blows in the church nave. (I was cleaning the sanctuary).
05-06-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,257
Posted By BadGrandma

That's my bike! The Junior 2 model. My 7-year-old...

That's my bike! The Junior 2 model. My 7-year-old grandson received the Junior 1 when he was 4. And yes, if I could get a bike with disc brakes good for hill climbing, time trialing, and gravel...
05-06-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 18,857
Posted By BadGrandma

My fastest was about 45mph on my single. Bruce...

My fastest was about 45mph on my single. Bruce and I hit 52 mph on our tandem on a long straight hill leading into Chillicothe. But for the last 4 years I don't go any faster than 20-22mph (gotta get...
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