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04-03-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Inusuit

10-12 miles wind speed is about my limit. I'm...

10-12 miles wind speed is about my limit. I'm willing to grind it out into the wind in hopes of a tailwind on the way home. Sometimes Wyoming wind betrays me and it's a headwind in both directions.
03-26-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,632
Posted By Inusuit

Teaching my son to drive and telling him to look...

Teaching my son to drive and telling him to look both ways at an intersection. "But I have the green light!" "It's not a force field."
03-25-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,336
Posted By Inusuit

I had to push myself to ride 2500 miles in a...

I had to push myself to ride 2500 miles in a year. Of course I'm 77 years old. My longest rides were a couple of 50 milers. I tried for a couple of 100 km rides but the Wyoming wind limited me to...
03-09-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,538
Posted By Inusuit

I find Rivendell, Grant Petersen, and Path Less...

I find Rivendell, Grant Petersen, and Path Less Pedaled a refreshing change from bicycle news and commentary that seems 95% devoted to racing.
03-05-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By Inusuit

I ride with an experienced cyclist (coast to...

I ride with an experienced cyclist (coast to coast, across Alaska, etc.) He's on ebike and oxygen 24/7, blood thinners, etc. He doesn't carry a damn thing, so I have aspirin, bandages, bandaids,...
03-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,724
Posted By Inusuit

I have regrets and guilt over things I've done in...

I have regrets and guilt over things I've done in the past, especially in regards to raising my son. I find relief in endeavoring to be the best person I can be in the present in my relationship...
03-02-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,597
Posted By Inusuit

If I don't stretch hamstrings, glutes, and quads...

If I don't stretch hamstrings, glutes, and quads after riding, I have issues with restless leg syndrome at night.
03-02-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,900
Posted By Inusuit

Perhaps I am more willing to offer assistance...

Perhaps I am more willing to offer assistance than others here because I am always prepared to defend myself. Make of that what you will.
02-27-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,900
Posted By Inusuit

Maybe you roar by fellow motorists, but I don't. ...

Maybe you roar by fellow motorists, but I don't. It's a long way between towns in Wyoming and many areas do not have cell phone service. A stranded and unprepared motorist can be in big trouble if...
02-26-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,739
Posted By Inusuit

I'm not a cruiser guy, but that's a very nice...

I'm not a cruiser guy, but that's a very nice bike.
Forum: Foo
02-22-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By Inusuit

I envision a time when it will be economically...

I envision a time when it will be economically feasible, or perhaps necessary, to mine our landfills for the stuff that we threw away.
02-20-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 386,976
Posted By Inusuit

I wear a helmet except on some backcountry gravel...

I wear a helmet except on some backcountry gravel rides. I think it should be a choice, not a mandate.
02-20-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Inusuit

Welcome to the forum. Pictures when you can.

Welcome to the forum. Pictures when you can.
02-14-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,203
Posted By Inusuit

In my area, it is impossible to get a phone...

In my area, it is impossible to get a phone number for the post office. In you shoes, I would go in person to the post office. I know they are overworked. I fear you may only hear that the package...
02-08-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,898
Posted By Inusuit

1987 Diamondback Ascent in chrome. First day of...

1987 Diamondback Ascent in chrome. First day of Spring 2021 north of Cheyenne.
...
02-05-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Inusuit

Your bike, your call of course. I'm a fan of...

Your bike, your call of course. I'm a fan of older Specialized bikes and have done some cosmetic restoration of my Rock Combo. I think the magenta fork would make the bike really pop, especially if...
02-05-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 851
Posted By Inusuit

Just my personal opinion. I have flashing head...

Just my personal opinion. I have flashing head and tail lights. I only ride in daylight. I omit the head light when riding very low traffic back roads mainly because I have only one headlight that...
Forum: Touring
02-04-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,483
Posted By Inusuit

No worries. Wyoming is grateful for any...

No worries. Wyoming is grateful for any publicity, even if it's wrong.
Forum: Touring
02-04-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,483
Posted By Inusuit

Just for the record, the Mickelson Trail is in...

Just for the record, the Mickelson Trail is in South Dakota, not Wyoming. If there is a Michelson Trail in Wyoming, I'm not aware of it. You might want to check out other things on your buddy's...
02-03-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,419
Views: 694,645
Posted By Inusuit

One of my favorite backcountry rides north of...

One of my favorite backcountry rides north of Cheyenne WY. Looking south on Telephone Road at Lodgepole Creek.
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02-03-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Inusuit

Nice bike. Looks like you found exactly what you...

Nice bike. Looks like you found exactly what you wanted.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By Inusuit

Had them in eastern Colorado. Haven't seen any...

Had them in eastern Colorado. Haven't seen any in southeast Wyoming. And I ride lots of country roads and cow paths.
01-30-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,087
Posted By Inusuit

If there's gravel, dirt, or two track roads...

If there's gravel, dirt, or two track roads involved, it's this one, 1989 Rock Combo. ...
Forum: Foo
01-28-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,424
Posted By Inusuit

IRS says they lost the return, not the check. If...

IRS says they lost the return, not the check. If they (or someone pretending to be the IRS) asked to resend the check, yeah, it might smell. I would still see if the check cleared.
01-28-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,325
Posted By Inusuit

I was experience numbness, not pain, but still...

I was experience numbness, not pain, but still annoying. Three things seemed to contributing.

1. Cycling shoes were laced too tight. I went up a half size on a new pair. That helped.

2. ...
01-22-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By Inusuit

I would need to know condition of the road...

I would need to know condition of the road surface in the snow storm and the prevailing wind. Sun and no wind would tempt me, but 10 degrees is not tempting.
01-21-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,193
Posted By Inusuit

I am not a dietician or a doctor, so take this...

I am not a dietician or a doctor, so take this with a grain of salt and call me in the morning. I am not a fan of fad diets. The fact that you have used this diet before and apparently regained...
01-20-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,221
Posted By Inusuit

I ride what I like and ignore that other people...

I ride what I like and ignore that other people think about my bikes or theirs.
01-20-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Inusuit

Just the right amount of patina!

Just the right amount of patina!
01-13-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,218
Posted By Inusuit

I signed the petition. My son was injured when...

I signed the petition. My son was injured when the front wheel came off a big box budget bike a few days after we bought it. I know, I should have checked everything but was not a bike person in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By Inusuit

I have a Hafny Bar End mirror on drop bars on my...

I have a Hafny Bar End mirror on drop bars on my Specialized Tarmac. My Rock Combo has bar end shifters, so I have Blackburn that attached with Velcro. Tried a helmet mirror. Doesn't work for me...
01-08-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By Inusuit

I think I caught a glimpse of a Nissan emblem on...

I think I caught a glimpse of a Nissan emblem on the front, so probably either a 370Z or GT-R. I have a 2004 350Z so this one looks familiar.
01-05-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,095
Posted By Inusuit

Sorta depends on weather and location. If it's...

Sorta depends on weather and location. If it's sunny and I can ride on MUPs in town, I can tolerate 12-15. On the open prairie around my house, I'm reluctant to go out if it hits double digits. ...
01-03-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,332
Posted By Inusuit

It's marked Profile Design. My local bike shop,...

It's marked Profile Design. My local bike shop, Rock on Wheels, had trouble finding something that would work.
01-03-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,332
Posted By Inusuit

Thanks! There is one small scratch on the top...

Thanks! There is one small scratch on the top tube, otherwise not a mark. I believe it came with twist grip shifting, but someone replaced with indexed Shimano thumb and trigger shifters. I don't...
01-02-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,779
Posted By Inusuit

No complaints about quality. Definitely the...

No complaints about quality. Definitely the cheapest. $7.50 at the local Goodwill store. First day of Spring in Wyoming, 2021.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,525
Posted By Inusuit

Missed some decent weather days for riding in...

Missed some decent weather days for riding in December. Now it's 2 degrees and windy with no relief in sight.
01-01-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,957
Posted By Inusuit

Russ Roth has the best advice. I rode a lot of...

Russ Roth has the best advice. I rode a lot of gravel miles on 26x1.5 tires on my Rock Combo. Never felt as though I needed a different set up. And I don't care what anyone thinks about my rides.
12-30-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,156
Posted By Inusuit

Lodgepole Creek at Telephone Road about 20 miles...

Lodgepole Creek at Telephone Road about 20 miles northwest of Cheyenne.
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12-27-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,332
Posted By Inusuit

Here's my Rockhopper, I think 1995? Didn't need...

Here's my Rockhopper, I think 1995? Didn't need a thing. $75 locally with a 4-bike Thule hitch rack included.

...
12-25-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,457
Posted By Inusuit

It's a very dark green. ...

It's a very dark green.

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12-25-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 163,154
Posted By Inusuit

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

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12-24-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By Inusuit

My go to winter boots for hiking and really cold...

My go to winter boots for hiking and really cold riding are Asolo Gore Tex mid height. Dry socks mid hike or mid ride are heavenly. Haven't had problems with laces getting caught in the crank, but...
12-23-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,516
Posted By Inusuit

Indian Hill Road north into the Horse Creek...

Indian Hill Road north into the Horse Creek drainage. 42 miles mostly gravel and two track prairie roads. Picture is Horse Creek at Nimmo Road.
...
12-21-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,406
Posted By Inusuit

Rock on Wheels in Cheyenne, Wyoming is truly...

Rock on Wheels in Cheyenne, Wyoming is truly awesome. Merry Christmas to George, Cody, Dan.
Forum: Foo
12-21-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 940
Posted By Inusuit

You fall next to me, I think. My 1987 half ton...

You fall next to me, I think. My 1987 half ton Chevy Custom Deluxe (means Factory Standard) has those advanced features plus the little swing out vent windows in place air conditioning.

I came...
12-13-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 68,952
Views: 11,131,208
Posted By Inusuit

That's certainly true. I think there is a...

That's certainly true. I think there is a difference between scrubbing 200 years of patina off a brass candlestick or cold bluing a Revolutionary War musket and hosing off a dusty bike. Also true...
12-13-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 68,952
Views: 11,131,208
Posted By Inusuit

Carlton Corsa $40 Even for $40, I don't...

Carlton Corsa $40

Even for $40, I don't understand why a seller wouldn't at least hose the thing off before posting it. Seems to be a regular thing. Spend 20 minutes and bikes would look much...
12-10-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,917
Posted By Inusuit

I knew that because I made the same mistake...

I knew that because I made the same mistake multiple times.
12-10-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,917
Posted By Inusuit

I think the word is hygroscopic.

I think the word is hygroscopic.
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