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06-15-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,121
Posted By Inusuit

I must have masochistic tendencies to have stuck...

I must have masochistic tendencies to have stuck it out through three pages of this blather.
06-15-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,907
Posted By Inusuit

Cardboard does it for me, but it's over a wood...

Cardboard does it for me, but it's over a wood floor.
06-12-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 459
Posted By Inusuit

I'd buy it for that if it fit me, which is...

I'd buy it for that if it fit me, which is doesn't. But I would also planning on spending about the purchase price for a tuneup at a good bike shop. It may not need that, but would be worth it to...
06-10-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 698
Posted By Inusuit

I like my old bikes so another vote for keeping...

I like my old bikes so another vote for keeping it.
04-23-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,153
Posted By Inusuit

There are a couple of areas in my regular routes...

There are a couple of areas in my regular routes where I ride the sidewalk for short distances where there is no shoulder at the intersection. Can't ever remember seeing a pedestrian on those...
04-17-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 253,530
Posted By Inusuit

The Buffalo Hunters by Mari Sandoz.

The Buffalo Hunters by Mari Sandoz.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,648
Posted By Inusuit

60 degrees today but 25 mph wind.

60 degrees today but 25 mph wind.
04-03-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,966
Posted By Inusuit

I'm so slow that I don't pass many riders. "On...

I'm so slow that I don't pass many riders. "On your left" seems to work well with walkers/runners/scooters on the MUPs in the two communities where I ride. Maybe it's a local thing and people have...
04-02-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By Inusuit

I alternate weights/resistance training with...

I alternate weights/resistance training with riding although weather often interferes. Rest day is yoga and stretching.
03-30-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,174
Posted By Inusuit

I like to know how fast I'm going and how many...

I like to know how fast I'm going and how many miles. Logging mileage is something of a motivator. Sometimes I don't want to get further from home than my fitness ability to get back.
03-29-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,014
Posted By Inusuit

Carhartt shorts. Wrangler jeans.

Carhartt shorts. Wrangler jeans.
03-26-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,260
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: 1,411
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...
03-24-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 33,551
Posted By Inusuit

Fly fishing. Ammunition.

Fly fishing. Ammunition.
03-24-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,808
Posted By Inusuit

Theft is not a trivial concern for me. I almost...

Theft is not a trivial concern for me. I almost never need to step away from my bike when out riding and plan my trips accordingly. Visibility is something I can do, high vis vest or windbreaker,...
03-19-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,829
Posted By Inusuit

I bet he means for 2-3 HOURS. While wind noise...

I bet he means for 2-3 HOURS. While wind noise might be annoying (lot of it Wyoming), I don't think it will damage hearing and I can't imagine having plugs or ear buds that would interfere with...
03-17-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,781
Posted By Inusuit

But the point of the post is to have a discussion...

But the point of the post is to have a discussion about liability for damage BEFORE the test ride.
Replies: 3
Views: 2,028
Posted By Inusuit

My first new bike came from Coast to Coast. ...

My first new bike came from Coast to Coast. Single speed cruiser. I loved it. I would buy one now if I could find it.
03-09-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,640
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, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26,317
Views: 2,831,402
Posted By Inusuit

No. 18 degrees, windchill at 4. Six inches of...

No. 18 degrees, windchill at 4. Six inches of snow where it isn't blowing and drifting.
03-05-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
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: 1,956
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: 1,625
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: 4,080
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: 4,080
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: 1,844
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: 1,160
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: 3,441
Views: 391,783
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: 270
Posted By Inusuit

Welcome to the forum. Pictures when you can.

Welcome to the forum. Pictures when you can.
02-18-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,454
Posted By Inusuit

I have a road ID thingy attached to my watch...

I have a road ID thingy attached to my watch band. An expired driver's license in a handlebar bag. Yeah, I know. The bike will be trashed an no one will look there. Also a wallet in my fanny pack...
02-14-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,333
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...
02-13-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,260
Posted By Inusuit

I really like the decals.

I really like the decals.
02-08-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,220
Posted By Inusuit

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

1987 Diamondback Ascent in chrome. First day of Spring 2021 north of Cheyenne.
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02-06-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,466
Posted By Inusuit

I am of two minds on ebikes. My biking partner...

I am of two minds on ebikes. My biking partner is 78, has a pacemaker, and is on oxygen 24/7. Before his health declined, he rode a regular bicycle from San Francisco to New York City, across...
02-05-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,494
Posted By Inusuit

I have a pair of silk long johns. Never tried...

I have a pair of silk long johns. Never tried riding in them. I also have a very light weight pair of bike undershorts with very thin padding. I prefer regular chamois.
02-05-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 258,044
Posted By Inusuit

Pair of Schwalbe Land Cruisers.

Pair of Schwalbe Land Cruisers.
02-05-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
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: 907
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: 2,492
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: 2,492
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: 4,474
Views: 702,429
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: 277
Posted By Inusuit

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

Nice bike. Looks like you found exactly what you wanted.
01-31-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,101
Posted By Inusuit

I have no experience with Specialized warranty. ...

I have no experience with Specialized warranty. Did you purchase the bike new at a bike shop? If so, I would start there with questions about the seriousness of the damage and the possibility of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
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: 1,178
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. ...
01-30-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Inusuit

The rider would know the difference and should...

The rider would know the difference and should stick to trails/paths where his ebike is legal. I don't hate on ebikes because the partner I ride with the most is oxygen dependent and rides one. But...
Forum: Foo
01-28-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,481
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: 1,341
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. ...
01-28-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,638
Posted By Inusuit

Well, congratulations on your new bike. Stop...

Well, congratulations on your new bike. Stop keeping us in suspense. Was the seat post stuck or not? I would have bet on stuck, but would like to know.
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