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05-17-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By jskash

I rode my bike to school every day all through...

I rode my bike to school every day all through junior high and my first couple of years of high school. All of my friends did the same. The bike racks were packed with hundreds of bikes. On the...
04-02-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,291
Posted By jskash

I have been very happy with my Shimano Saint MX80...

I have been very happy with my Shimano Saint MX80 Flat Pedals.
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03-27-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,291
Posted By jskash

I concur about about contact points. My best mods...

I concur about about contact points. My best mods of been my Ergon GP3 grips and my Shimano Saint MX80 Flat Pedals....
03-22-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,075
Posted By jskash

I ride early in the morning before the sun comes...

I ride early in the morning before the sun comes up. What makes me the most nervous is cars turning right at an intersection. I always slow down to make sure they see me. If I did not have this...
01-31-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,526
Posted By jskash

25 miles today with 698 miles for the month.

25 miles today with 698 miles for the month.
10-07-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,797
Posted By jskash

In the summer of 2012, my wife decided she wanted...

In the summer of 2012, my wife decided she wanted us to get bikes. I had no road a bike for close to 20 years. We went to Big5, a local sporting goods stores and bought two bikes. Mine was a Kent. It...
07-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By jskash

I did 30 miles for the first time today

I set my personal record today and rode over 30 miles for the first time on my Giant Escape. I never thought I would ride this far when I started in 2013....
05-06-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,937
Posted By jskash

Unless you plan on riding clipless, the Saint...

Unless you plan on riding clipless, the Saint might be better. I have them on my bike and absolutely love them .
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01-06-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,337
Posted By jskash

I was able to ride over 7,000 miles in 2016 and...

I was able to ride over 7,000 miles in 2016 and 2017. I rode every day of the year in 2017 and ended up with 7,445 miles. I did not get sick that entire year, which is difficult for a school teacher....
11-20-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,460
Posted By jskash

I have never had a bike that did not have a kick...

I have never had a bike that did not have a kick stand. My current Giant Escape disc did not come with a kick stand, but one was easily put on at the LBS before I brought it home....
11-14-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,891
Posted By jskash

I have Shimano Saint PD-MX80 pedals on my bike. I...

I have Shimano Saint PD-MX80 pedals on my bike. I love them. I had a hard time keeping my feet centered on the pedals until I got these. My feet never slide off the pedals either. You can find them...
11-13-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,891
Posted By jskash

I am a happy owner of a 2018 Giant Escape disc....

I am a happy owner of a 2018 Giant Escape disc. It replaced a 2016 Giant Escape 1 that developed a cracked frame. I recently put on the Ergon GP3 grips. They have made a huge difference on how my...
08-18-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 305,923
Posted By jskash

I like the grips a great deal. My hands are no...

I like the grips a great deal. My hands are no longer getting numb as I can change positions easily and often. It was a great purchase.
07-25-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 305,923
Posted By jskash

I put on new Ergon GP3 grips as well as replacing...

I put on new Ergon GP3 grips as well as replacing my worn out tires. I had been saving the Specialized Crossroads Armadillos that had been on my Cypress for this event. They have very few miles on...
07-18-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,278
Posted By jskash

It took a little time last year for Giant to add...

It took a little time last year for Giant to add all the models to their website.
07-15-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By jskash

Good to be back on my bike

It felt really good to be back on my bike the last two days. I had to take 12 days off due to the recurrence of my spinal stenosis. The pain has not been as extreme the last two days and I can walk a...
07-06-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,653
Posted By jskash

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

Interesting article from bicycling.com on cycling and aging....
05-06-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By jskash

Year six totals

Today marks the 6th year of tracking my mileage with Endomondo. I started tracking very early into getting back on a bike after over 20 years of not. I never thought I would take to any activity like...
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