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07-04-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By kirby999

Specialized Crossroads most definitely. I love...

Specialized Crossroads most definitely.
I love my Electras , but I think Specialized bikes are a step above Electras in quality.
07-04-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By kirby999

On some of the hills I have around here Iíve hit...

On some of the hills I have around here Iíve hit 20+ on my C1 and other bikes .
Itís the return trip that evens out the average :) .
The cul-de-sac across from my house I regularly take the turn...
07-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By kirby999

You know , my average speed on my C1 is just...

You know , my average speed on my C1 is just slightly off my average speed with my Specialized Hardrock. The direct gearing is more efficient that having a derailleur.
Top speed suffers , but...
07-03-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By kirby999

Rode my C1 this morning

Iíve been riding my converted Specialized Hardrock as my everyday rider lately , but this morning, I aired up the tires on my matt bark Electra Cruiser 1 .
Its been awhile Since Iíve ridden my...
07-03-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 596
Posted By kirby999

Adding pedal extenders to my bikes have helped my...

Adding pedal extenders to my bikes have helped my knees a lot . I was getting worried there for awhile . My knees were hurting after every ride . Now they feel tired but not achey like before ....
07-03-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 596
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 125 7-01 5.6 7-02 6.2 7-03...

July Goal 125

7-01 5.6
7-02 6.2
7-03 10.2

MTD 22.0
YTD 873.7
road 6.2 on my MTB , then got out my single speed Electra Cruiser 1 , and rode four more .
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07-02-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By kirby999

wheels came from ď Bicycle Wheel Warehouse. ď ...

wheels came from ď Bicycle Wheel Warehouse. ď Iíve had good luck with their wheels . Iíve bought several sets from them . Shimano hubs , heavy duty 36 Count spokes .
07-02-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 596
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 125 7-01 5.6 7-02 6.2 MTD...

July Goal 125

7-01 5.6
7-02 6.2

MTD 11.8
YTD 863.5
07-01-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 596
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 125 7-01 5.6 MTD 5.6 ...

July Goal 125

7-01 5.6

MTD 5.6
YTD 857.3
06-30-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 596
Posted By kirby999

at least itís flatland down there :) . Just...

at least itís flatland down there :) . Just kidding . I try to ride while thereís still some shade on the streets around my house .
06-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By kirby999

Iíd just add a front brake . Front brakes are...

Iíd just add a front brake . Front brakes are stronger than rear ones .
06-30-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-30-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 596
Posted By kirby999

With the heat coming on , I hope to do 125 . I...

With the heat coming on , I hope to do 125 .
I struggled in June to make my goal. The humidity in the morning is so bad and when I wait past 10 , the humidity is usually lower but the temperature is...
06-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-28-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By kirby999

I did the rebuild myself . New 36 spoke wheels...

I did the rebuild myself .
New 36 spoke wheels , new cassette (11-28) , new derailleur, new chain , and new platform pedals with pedal extenders that help with my knee pains .
I swapped out both...
06-28-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-27-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

Spent the morning until around 2:30 working in my...

Spent the morning until around 2:30 working in my garden . Actually working on the structure to keep the deer from eating my tomato plants and moving the structure to an area I hope will get more...
06-26-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-25-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-24 rain !

6-24 rain !
06-24-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By kirby999

I love my Bike !

I own a few bikes , including some bought new .
But I love this bike !
Itís an old Specialized Hardrock , that Iíve rebuilt to suit me . Built for everyday riding .
Nothing I own or have ridden...
06-24-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-22-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-21-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

Happy Fatherís Day to all of the Fathers

Happy Fatherís Day to all of you who are fathers
6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
06-20-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-19-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-16-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-15-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-14-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-12-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

6-01 6.2 6-02 6.5 6-03 6.5 6-04 7.2 6-05...

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
6-08 5.5
6-09 5.5
6-10 5.7
6-12 5.4
06-10-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total ...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
06-09-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

I can relate . I lost my mother on Valentines Day...

I can relate . I lost my mother on Valentines Day also , eight years ago . Mom’s are special !
06-09-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total ...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
06-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total ...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
06-07-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

thanks Matt . I probably should rest it a few...

thanks Matt .
I probably should rest it a few days like I did last month . But I hate getting behind in my riding :)
06-07-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

Taking Sunday off . yesterday I pulled a muscle...

Taking Sunday off .
yesterday I pulled a muscle around my right ankle and aggravated my old shin injury (Bone bruise )
Both are bothering me today ,
I figured I overdid it yesterday and now , I...
06-06-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total ...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
6-06 7.1
06-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2
6-05 5.2
06-04-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5
6-04 7.2

MTD 26.4
06-03-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5
6-03 6.5

MTD 19.2
YTD 735.1
06-02-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2
6-02 6.5

MTD 12.7
YTD 728.6
06-01-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

June Goal : 6.0 miles per day 135 mile total...

June Goal :
6.0 miles per day
135 mile total

6-01 6.2

MTD 6.2
YTD 722.1

going to attempt 6.0 + each day and build up an off day per week to give me a five mile per ride average.
05-31-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

Amen , Matt ! This is a great group of folks...

Amen , Matt !
This is a great group of folks that hang out here . I feel welcome and encouraged by everyoneís posts .
Iím an old Clyde and canít even do what I did five years ago , but I still feel...
05-31-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,849
Posted By kirby999

My June Goal will be 135 miles , thatís five...

My June Goal will be 135 miles , thatís five miles a day . Itís a realistic goal for me . Hopefully June will be a better month than May has been and I can top my goal .
Itís getting hot here in...
05-31-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

May Goal 150 5-01 6.0 5-02 6.6 5-03 5.5 ...

May Goal 150

5-01 6.0
5-02 6.6
5-03 5.5
5-04 6.5
5-05 6.5
5-06 10.5
5-07 6.1
5-09 5.5
05-30-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

My wife reminded me May has 31 days , not 30 ....

My wife reminded me May has 31 days , not 30 . LOL . I have another day to ride in May . :)
May has been a tough month , I’m ready for June :) .
05-30-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

May Goal 150 5-01 6.0 5-02 6.6 5-03 5.5 ...

May Goal 150

5-01 6.0
5-02 6.6
5-03 5.5
5-04 6.5
5-05 6.5
5-06 10.5
5-07 6.1
5-09 5.5
05-29-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

May Goal 150 5-01 6.0 5-02 6.6 5-03 5.5 ...

May Goal 150

5-01 6.0
5-02 6.6
5-03 5.5
5-04 6.5
5-05 6.5
5-06 10.5
5-07 6.1
5-09 5.5
05-28-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

May Goal 150xxxxx new goal 125 5-01 6.0 ...

May Goal 150xxxxx new goal 125

5-01 6.0
5-02 6.6
5-03 5.5
5-04 6.5
5-05 6.5
5-06 10.5
5-07 6.1
5-09 5.5
05-26-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,323
Posted By kirby999

May Goal 150xxxxx new goal 125 5-01 6.0 ...

May Goal 150xxxxx new goal 125

5-01 6.0
5-02 6.6
5-03 5.5
5-04 6.5
5-05 6.5
5-06 10.5
5-07 6.1
5-09 5.5
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