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05-20-24, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,653
Posted By RB1-luvr

Buttons has a spot he naps on against the house...

Buttons has a spot he naps on against the house amongst the plantings. My 8-year-old daughter made a sign:
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05-16-24, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 868
Posted By RB1-luvr

clearly, I think we can all agree that a new bike...

clearly, I think we can all agree that a new bike is in order. It's only right.
05-15-24, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By RB1-luvr

I have been BOB curious since I started one or...

I have been BOB curious since I started one or two-night bike camping trips in the mid 2000s. Would be great to hook to my Specialized CruX and ride the 50 miles to camp on the Airline Trail...
05-15-24, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,625
Posted By RB1-luvr

This bike is so beautiful. You lucky guy.

This bike is so beautiful. You lucky guy.
05-15-24, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By RB1-luvr

I hope your gravel/cross country mtb injury feels...

I hope your gravel/cross country mtb injury feels better soon.
05-15-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 112,785
Posted By RB1-luvr

can't think of a better way to start Humpday than...

can't think of a better way to start Humpday than by shirking work responsibilities and reading about Huffente. My day can only go downhill from here.
05-10-24, 06:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,591
Posted By RB1-luvr

as someone else replied here, I tend to eat more...

as someone else replied here, I tend to eat more calories than I burn after a ride. I think a disciplined diet is key in addition to exercise.
05-10-24, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By RB1-luvr

I had a bad bike accident in June 2023, and after...

I had a bad bike accident in June 2023, and after my six-week recovery found I could not run anymore due to pain in the right knee. I'm finally getting around to seeing an orthopedic doctor in two...
05-08-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,653
Posted By RB1-luvr

Buttons our feral, still won't stay in overnight,...

Buttons our feral, still won't stay in overnight, but he comes in a couple hours every day. When it rains, he naps on his chair or on me.
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05-03-24, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,443
Posted By RB1-luvr

Trek 920 $2100 Specialized Crux Expert $6200...

Trek 920 $2100
Specialized Crux Expert $6200

I've never been good at staying within a budget.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-24, 09:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,918
Posted By RB1-luvr

Because of this thread I went to the ALMSTHRE...

Because of this thread I went to the ALMSTHRE website. They have nice products at reasonable prices. I couldn't resist ordering the "ride wallet" at 44% off ($18) because it's purple I presume. ...
04-30-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By RB1-luvr

I follow a male bike tourer on YouTube who swears...

I follow a male bike tourer on YouTube who swears by her saddles.
04-30-24, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By RB1-luvr

on a related subject, in the last ten-ish years I...

on a related subject, in the last ten-ish years I began stopping at reds at the last car in line. I used to go to the front of the line (on the side of the road of course). I used to think I would...
04-29-24, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By RB1-luvr

I try to only run through red lights if no other...

I try to only run through red lights if no other cars are in sight. I don't want to spread bad vibes to motorists by them seeing me run the red, even if I'm not inconveniencing them and they are far...
04-23-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By RB1-luvr

Added cheapo quick chain links and pliers to a...

Added cheapo quick chain links and pliers to a few of my bike's tool bags. Hopefully will never need them. I bought them in various speeds compatibility.
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04-17-24, 08:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,963
Posted By RB1-luvr

I've put some decent items at the end of my...

I've put some decent items at the end of my driveway for free recently just because selling them doesn't feel like the hassle and risk is worth it, and I could really use the money.
04-16-24, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,040
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm turning 60 this year, and I'm about ten...

I'm turning 60 this year, and I'm about ten pounds overweight. I need to improve my diet (less sugar, less salt). My blood pressure is trending higher, my tummy is biggest it's ever been. Thanks...
04-12-24, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By RB1-luvr

That Croll is pretty.

That Croll is pretty.
04-11-24, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By RB1-luvr

feel fortunate that I've dodged the Covid bullet...

feel fortunate that I've dodged the Covid bullet three times when wife and kids got it that many times. I'm def going to keep up with my boosters, zinc and vitamin C. They all had strep last week...
04-11-24, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm no expert of mtb, but my friends are all...

I'm no expert of mtb, but my friends are all riding hardtail mid-fat mtbs. They seem to enjoy them a lot. I assume it's a versatile platform. Sorry, I don't have specific info on geometry and forks...
04-09-24, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By RB1-luvr

looks like that would make a nice drop bar...

looks like that would make a nice drop bar conversion.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,415
Posted By RB1-luvr

Thanks. That's the one. Mine had the Volkswagen...

Thanks. That's the one. Mine had the Volkswagen script on the chainstay just like that.
04-08-24, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By RB1-luvr

After a long day of chores and roller skating...

After a long day of chores and roller skating with the family, I squeezed in 15 miles at sunset on the Marinoni, including 6 1-mile intervals alongside the airport.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,415
Posted By RB1-luvr

I had the OP's white model. I think the shop...

I had the OP's white model. I think the shop told me it was a 2003? At some point I painted the front blue to have the two tone like tempocyclist's bike (though still white in the back). Then it...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-24, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'd be nervous having that much stuff in my cube....

I'd be nervous having that much stuff in my cube. That's a heavy load to take home after getting laid off.
04-04-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By RB1-luvr

Def a Murray. I've had one of those. I like...

Def a Murray. I've had one of those. I like middleweights. With some massaging, you can fit a 2.12 width tire in it.

Have fun with it.

and if you need new coke bottle grips for it, I sell...
04-03-24, 05:46 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 63,583
Posted By RB1-luvr

may not look green in this picture but it is a...

may not look green in this picture but it is a very dark green. I call it the Pickle. Such a great bike. Bought it new in 2008 from BD.
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04-02-24, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By RB1-luvr

another Saris Bones user here. Very adaptable to...

another Saris Bones user here. Very adaptable to different shaped cars and minivans. Very sturdy. No damage to vehicles. I've had mine for ten plus years and carried three bikes on it.
04-01-24, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By RB1-luvr

Grant Petersen is a fan of mixing black and...

Grant Petersen is a fan of mixing black and silver components, so it must be ok.
03-27-24, 06:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,451
Posted By RB1-luvr

I like restofied classic frames. New running...

I like restofied classic frames. New running gear transforms them.
03-27-24, 06:28 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,244
Posted By RB1-luvr

an old acquaintance passed recently, and a friend...

an old acquaintance passed recently, and a friend of his, I'm assuming tasked with giving away his stuff, reached out and asked me if I wanted his old German three speed. I actually said no! Can...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-27-24, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,837
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'll second, third or fourth the possiblility of...

I'll second, third or fourth the possiblility of riding a fatty as a sole mtb. I'm in central CT and do it. Ya it's a little slower, but there's almost nowhere one can't go with it. Once up to...
03-25-24, 07:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,819
Posted By RB1-luvr

2 and 3xs forever.

2 and 3xs forever.
03-20-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,929
Posted By RB1-luvr

Since I never get overall KOMs, the age category...

Since I never get overall KOMs, the age category is where I look always. I'm in the top ten of a few, and that makes me happy. Also, I recently noticed that at the end of the segments list for a...
03-11-24, 03:38 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 53,668
Posted By RB1-luvr

it's on it's way. I pm'd you the tracking...

it's on it's way. I pm'd you the tracking number. enjoy it.
03-11-24, 08:36 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 53,668
Posted By RB1-luvr

I bought a Speedy Stitcher decades ago for...

I bought a Speedy Stitcher decades ago for backpack repairs, and never used it. If anyone here wants it, I'd be glad to mail it to them for the cost of shipping in a padded USPS Flat Rate envelope,...
03-11-24, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By RB1-luvr

at 59 I continually place in the last three...

at 59 I continually place in the last three places of every CX race I do. Part of the reason is probably because I'm a Cat 4, and some of them are Cat 1s and 2s, but still, it's amazing how fast...
03-08-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,566
Posted By RB1-luvr

my lower spine prefers I stand as much as...

my lower spine prefers I stand as much as possible and spin. Grinding out climbs seated hurts my herniated L2, L3, though racing cyclocross since 2015 has given me more seated capabilities.
03-05-24, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,720
Posted By RB1-luvr

I saw a bagpiper playing way out in the reeds at...

I saw a bagpiper playing way out in the reeds at the beach on a ride once. Made my day.

Today would'a been my dad's 88th birthday. This is one of his favorite songs. When the pipes come on,...
Forum: Touring
03-01-24, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,307
Posted By RB1-luvr

I dig the bike and the mods.

I dig the bike and the mods.
03-01-24, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By RB1-luvr

It seems like the OP is on the right track for...

It seems like the OP is on the right track for getting started (bicycle-wise), and there are some good recommendations here. Keep at it OP. I hope this is the beginning of a long great relationship...
Forum: Introductions
03-01-24, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By RB1-luvr

welcome to the forum. There is so much good info...

welcome to the forum. There is so much good info here.
03-01-24, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By RB1-luvr

Fat bike coming through, make way...Fatty Cross...

Fat bike coming through, make way...Fatty Cross last weekend.

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-26-24, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,043
Posted By RB1-luvr

Sunday, muddy Sunday! yesterday at Fatty...

Sunday, muddy Sunday!

yesterday at Fatty Cross in the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds in East Hampton, CT. Good time. ...
02-23-24, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By RB1-luvr

that's a wonderful donation bike.

that's a wonderful donation bike.
02-23-24, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By RB1-luvr

cannot wait to see the Major Taylor doc.

cannot wait to see the Major Taylor doc.
02-20-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By RB1-luvr

And BF never heard from Robvolz again. but...

And BF never heard from Robvolz again.

but seriously - congratulations.
02-20-24, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,586
Posted By RB1-luvr

oh jeez, I want to activate my hoarder mode so...

oh jeez, I want to activate my hoarder mode so bad right now. That tricolor 600 derailleur...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-19-24, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,043
Posted By RB1-luvr

local weeknight short track series. It's only a...

local weeknight short track series. It's only a five-mile race, but I ride there and back which adds 40 miles.
...
02-16-24, 12:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,831
Posted By RB1-luvr

I place the patched portion of the tube on a flat...

I place the patched portion of the tube on a flat surface and lay a 25lb flat weight on it for a few days.
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