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10-14-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,765
Posted By Gerry221

Thank you... It was with 3 other friends. I...

Thank you...

It was with 3 other friends. I am not too sure how I would feel doing it solo......need to think on that.

thank you for kind words.....
10-02-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,765
Posted By Gerry221

Thanks guys....means a lot to hear all the...

Thanks guys....means a lot to hear all the positives.

I started out about 3 years ago, doing 2 mil rides on a 2nd hand Giant hybrid - that was too small, but I had no idea it was. Built up slowly....
08-28-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 502,632
Posted By Gerry221

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Giant TCR........
08-27-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

Im at the back in black. My buddy Hazel in front....

Im at the back in black. My buddy Hazel in front. This is the day we did our first century.
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08-27-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,765
Posted By Gerry221

My first century!

Not bad for a 53 year old, 310lb guy.

Very...
07-25-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,083
Posted By Gerry221

Always and only ever, water.

Always and only ever, water.
07-16-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By Gerry221

Inspirational, is what you are! It's easy to...

Inspirational, is what you are!

It's easy to sit and do nothing. Very easy...

Chapeau!!!
07-09-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Gerry221

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Is this what a mojo looks like?:)
07-09-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Gerry221

Thanks guys.... Opened up to my cycling...

Thanks guys....

Opened up to my cycling buddies. Told them the truth...basicall its a mood thing. Feel low.....

Anyway, they were brilliant. Going to help me get back in the saddle.

Isnt the...
07-08-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Gerry221

Mojo lost, weight gained....

Looking for some advice....

About 10 months ago, I came off my bike - didnt seem too serious at the time. Came down on my right knee. Got back up, finished ride. After about an hour of being home,...
07-03-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Gerry221

Brake bolt issue

Bought a 2nd hand Specialized Allez frame the other day. Don't think the guy had washed it since he bought it years ago. Anyway, stripped it yesterday - brakes, cables, crankset, derailleurs. Cleaned...
06-28-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

To be fair, he does look pleased with him/herself!

To be fair, he does look pleased with him/herself!
06-26-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

A few pics from a 62 mile ride on Sunday. Was...

A few pics from a 62 mile ride on Sunday. Was brilliant!...
05-31-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,349
Posted By Gerry221

Type 2 sufferer here.... My diabetes is...

Type 2 sufferer here....

My diabetes is controlled by food.....just.

If I am careful about what and how I eat, I get away with not using and insulin.

What I have noticed is, that what I eat...
05-13-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

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05-13-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 502,632
Posted By Gerry221

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05-13-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By Gerry221

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This is the bike now.

The seller was a poor soul, down on his luck. He used it to go...
05-10-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By Gerry221

Latest bargain, what you think?

Picked this up for 50 last night.

It was in a bit of state. Thick with oil. Electrical tape instead of bar tape. Gear indexing all out. Wheels needing serviced and trued. 105 groupset. 105...
05-10-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,687
Posted By Gerry221

Amazing, buddy! Logged in to see if you had...

Amazing, buddy!

Logged in to see if you had updated us all.

Proud of you bud.
05-08-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,687
Posted By Gerry221

Fantastic! I started off going 2...

Fantastic!

I started off going 2 miles....then thought I might need a taxi home!

Brilliat, inspirational story......keep the legs spinning buddy!
05-07-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

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05-06-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,544
Posted By Gerry221

Shocking story. What kind of person leaves...

Shocking story. What kind of person leaves another human being at the side of the road? Especially after hitting them!


Unfortunately, this is symptomatic of "motorists" viewing cyclist as less...
04-25-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

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04-25-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By Gerry221

My 15 minutes of fame...

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Looking forward to the run this year. hopefully be my first century!

I have done 100 km.....now want 100...
04-15-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,050
Posted By Gerry221

Me :roflmao2:

Me :roflmao2:
04-15-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gerry221

Wind above 16 or 17mph, I tend to just jump on...

Wind above 16 or 17mph, I tend to just jump on MTB. Use the tress as shelter.

I'm a big guy, so I act like a sail in the wind!!!
03-07-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Gerry221

Yeah....aluminium frame/carbon forks. It is...

Yeah....aluminium frame/carbon forks. It is pretty light.

Weigh a tonne once I put winter wheels, muddies, lights.....and more lights, on it!
03-07-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Gerry221

New frame....

Picked this up last night for 25 - approx $33USD.

Going to build it up as my winter bike for next winter.

Don't know a huge amount about Ambrosio bikes. I have a set of Ambrosio wheels, which...
02-27-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 34,411
Posted By Gerry221

My Bianchi MTB and my daughters Orbea at the...

My Bianchi MTB and my daughters Orbea at the nature reserve near where I live.......
02-26-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By Gerry221

Like the OP, I too never used to eat much in the...

Like the OP, I too never used to eat much in the way of fruit or veg. What I do now, is I make a shake every morning. Put fruit and the odd bit of veg in a blender with Almond milk and a handful of...
11-27-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Gerry221

No, its 10 speed. Would that work?

No, its 10 speed.

Would that work?
11-26-18, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Gerry221

Campagnolo Vento Reaction

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Hi, I have just came in to possesion of a pair of these...
10-22-18, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

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10-22-18, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By Gerry221

I am a larger gent too. I have used both. To be...

I am a larger gent too. I have used both. To be honest, not really noticed much of a difference.

If I was pushed, I would say I prefer rim brakes. Much easier to maintain. It's mainly road I ride...
10-16-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Gerry221

Wow.....

Wow.....
10-15-18, 03:18 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,593
Posted By Gerry221

Who cares what speed you go.... Fast,...

Who cares what speed you go....

Fast, slow.....it doesnt matter. what matters is that you are out.

I am not fast at all. I have other cyclists pass me and I pass others.....as I/they pass, we...
10-10-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,451
Views: 2,213,219
Posted By Gerry221

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My Giant Escape 3. Love it. Great to...
10-10-18, 04:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,576
Posted By Gerry221

Nope, and would not care if someone did. ...

Nope, and would not care if someone did.

They are my bikes, and I love them. It is what I can afford. Suits me. Perfect.Didnt buy them for other people.
09-18-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,593
Posted By Gerry221

I only have one pace.... Slow, I guess.

I only have one pace....

Slow, I guess.
09-14-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,465
Posted By Gerry221

Guy might be an ass for riding over broken glass,...

Guy might be an ass for riding over broken glass, despite attempts to get him to avoid it. Also, might be an idiot for going out on a ride with no emergency kit.

But, I woiuld not leave a fellow...
09-12-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,919
Posted By Gerry221

I am lucky, I suppose. As my wife never says no....

I am lucky, I suppose. As my wife never says no. she just doesnt. As long as I am not putting us in debt or spending money that ius needed for priorities....

In fact, she will help me get what I...
09-12-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 427,503
Posted By Gerry221

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09-05-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Gerry221

Cheers guys... I did a 37 miler on Saturday...

Cheers guys...

I did a 37 miler on Saturday morning and just felt totally exhausted. this lead me to thinking about taking a few days off. I have a 70 mile run organised for Sunday. So I am going...
09-04-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Gerry221

Taking a break....

Over the last year, I have done a lot of miles. Just started cycling last June. I must have done 3000 miles. From doing nothing to that and losing 4 and a half stone, I feel tired and sore.

Is it...
08-22-18, 04:06 AM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,487
Posted By Gerry221

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Great 52 mile ride with my buddy. Round Strathaven 50, be doing it again next year.
08-13-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,487
Posted By Gerry221

Nice 46 miles on Saturday morning with friends. A...

Nice 46 miles on Saturday morning with friends. A few BIG hills, but I made it. The breakfast was worth it all.....awesome!!!!
08-10-18, 05:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,131
Posted By Gerry221

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08-07-18, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 502,632
Posted By Gerry221

That is one of the most gorgeous bikes I have...

That is one of the most gorgeous bikes I have ever seen!!

Stunning!!!!!!!!!!!
08-07-18, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Gerry221

Don't concern yourself;lf with what ring you are...

Don't concern yourself;lf with what ring you are in or gear....

do what you feel comfortable with. no point in grinding, getting injured or worse, putting you off cycling.

Ask yourself, "Why am...
08-06-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 679,208
Posted By Gerry221

Absolutely amazing!!!! Such an inspiration. ...

Absolutely amazing!!!! Such an inspiration.

Total admiration.....fabulous!
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