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05-19-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 553
Posted By cyclist2000

When I first rode a road bike it was over 50...

When I first rode a road bike it was over 50 years ago, I rode in cutoffs and Jeepers. The first time I tried riding shorts was in 1983 and I had a leather chamois.
Funny, I had cleated cycling...
05-19-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By cyclist2000

I try to ride every day but it never works out,...

I try to ride every day but it never works out, too much traveling and life just gets in the way.

Back to the OP, why not just ride the Redline? I would see how wide of tires I could put and ride...
05-19-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By cyclist2000

It's $88 for the standard and 93 for the carved...

It's $88 for the standard and 93 for the carved on Amazon here, I think I payed between $60-70 for mine. Same thing with Chester pedals, I got them for $30 and now they want $60 for them.
05-19-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By cyclist2000

A couple of things about saddles 1) a little...

A couple of things about saddles

1) a little adjustment to the tilt may work wonders. When I first got on this forum, a poster saw photos of my bikes and stated that I should raise the nose of my...
05-17-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42
5/4 - 38
5/5 - 35
5/6 - 11
5/7 - 30
5/8 - 11
5/9 - 20
05-17-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Back when I made my rule about riding on Fridays,...

Back when I made my rule about riding on Fridays, cell phones weren't common. I agree that distracted drivers are a real problem now, and I mainly ride on MUPs now. I want a real barrier between and...
05-17-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By cyclist2000

Get out and ride. Make sure that the bike is...

Get out and ride. Make sure that the bike is comfortable and you like it. You will ride more if you are comfortable. You will be riding farther and faster soon. Don't bother with cadence right now,...
05-16-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,211
Posted By cyclist2000

I found a old 93 Stumpjumper, it had a few...

I found a old 93 Stumpjumper, it had a few problems but I decided to update from 7 speeds to 10 speeds since the shifters were shot with with the repairs. Put it all together with a few new parts and...
05-16-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

I don't ride on the roads very much any more, I...

I don't ride on the roads very much any more, I ride on the MUPs and they seem safe enough to avoid drunk drivers. When I did ride on the roads, my rule was to not ride on Fridays after work, too...
05-16-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 594
Posted By cyclist2000

they are trying to get their post count up to 10

they are trying to get their post count up to 10
05-13-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

It will be highs in the 100's for Vegas next...

It will be highs in the 100's for Vegas next week, good thing that I am missing that, it should have highs in the mid 80's when I get back.
05-13-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By cyclist2000

I see what you are saying. Thanks, I didn't think...

I see what you are saying. Thanks, I didn't think of it that way. I certainly learned something new today.
05-13-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By cyclist2000

I'm missing something here, Why would there be a...

I'm missing something here, Why would there be a weird loop in the cable? aren't the interrupter levers designed to have the same sized cable housing come in from each side?
I was thinking that the...
05-12-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42
5/4 - 38
5/5 - 35
5/6 - 11
5/7 - 30
5/8 - 11
5/9 - 20
05-12-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By cyclist2000

Couldn't the levers be flipped so the clamp...

Couldn't the levers be flipped so the clamp toward the bend and the levers towards the stem? then the clamps would be in full contact with the bars and the handles would be closer to the stem.
05-11-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,081
Posted By cyclist2000

I have a few pumps, I like the Bontrager because...

I have a few pumps, I like the Bontrager because the pump head does presta and schrader with the same hole and it has a very long hose. I got a Ridgid inflator that works with the rechargeable...
05-10-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By cyclist2000

I recommend a Kinetic fluid trainer too. I have...

I recommend a Kinetic fluid trainer too. I have one, I use a Wahoo speed and cadence monitor on it to know how far I have ridden.
05-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 728
Posted By cyclist2000

If you are buying a used bike, the most important...

If you are buying a used bike, the most important thing to know is what the correct size is for you. Then you can weed out all the bikes that won't fit comfortably. The other thing that is important...
05-10-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 728
Posted By cyclist2000

All you need to do is count the number of teeth...

All you need to do is count the number of teeth on the crankset and the rear cog. The rest is simple math. Divide the number of teeth on the crankset by the number of teeth on the cog to get the gear...
05-10-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Thanks, hopefully I will hit my goal by the end...

Thanks, hopefully I will hit my goal by the end of this week.
05-09-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42
5/4 - 38
5/5 - 35
5/6 - 11
5/7 - 30
5/8 - 11
05-09-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By cyclist2000

I just read this from the WTB website for their...

I just read this from the WTB website for their Nano 700x40c gravel tires (I looked these up because these were on my bike when I received it)

"*WTB's tire pressure recommendations have changed...
05-09-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By cyclist2000

I was thinking that the idea is change wheels not...

I was thinking that the idea is change wheels not tires, One dedicated set for road and another set for gravel or off road.
05-06-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42
5/4 - 38
5/5 - 35

MTD: 186 miles
05-03-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By cyclist2000

I think that the best thing to do right now is...

I think that the best thing to do right now is get a wheelset with 36 spokes in each wheel.

I would have recommended upgrading to a gravel bike to get a wider tire on be bike. But the entry level...
05-03-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42

MTD: 113 miles
05-02-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 MTD:...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36

MTD: 71 miles
04-30-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,724
Posted By cyclist2000

When I ride a lot I gain weight too. I think that...

When I ride a lot I gain weight too. I think that the only real way to lose weight is to eat less.
04-30-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,724
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 Miles 4/1 - 41 4/2 - 41 4/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 500 Miles
4/1 - 41
4/2 - 41
4/3 - 42
4/4 - 41
4/5 - 42
4/6 - 20
4/7 - 43
4/8 - 5
4/9 - 5
04-30-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By cyclist2000

It is a nice pastime. I get to play with my...

It is a nice pastime. I get to play with my hobby. Do some problem solving. Read up on the newer gear. On this diamondback, this has been my first chance to play with disc brakes.
04-29-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,724
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 Miles 4/1 - 41 4/2 - 41 4/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 500 Miles
4/1 - 41
4/2 - 41
4/3 - 42
4/4 - 41
4/5 - 42
4/6 - 20
4/7 - 43
4/8 - 5
4/9 - 5
04-29-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,609
Posted By cyclist2000

My goal is 300 miles, I'm out of town most of the...

My goal is 300 miles, I'm out of town most of the month and will see if I can ride on any type of regular schedule. Its cold all next week and raining most of the week.
04-29-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By cyclist2000

That's great, I have gotten my leg over the...

That's great, I have gotten my leg over the saddle on my gravel bike but have trouble with my Ebike. It may be because it is so heavy, and I am worried about tilting it too much, also this was one of...
04-29-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By cyclist2000

65

65
04-29-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By cyclist2000

My surgeon did, but they (the PT) didnít work on...

My surgeon did, but they (the PT) didnít work on swinging my leg over a bike.

Thank you for your opinion.
04-29-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,484
Posted By cyclist2000

I ride the MUP all the time because it is...

I ride the MUP all the time because it is available and safer than riding with traffic. Iím not sure if I go as slow as 10 mph , but I normally ride at least 25 miles. But I want my feet to be...
04-29-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,484
Posted By cyclist2000

I did try lake last, one model their wide shoes...

I did try lake last, one model their wide shoes fit great another pair has the ankle cut too high and it irritates my ankle. Lakes make some great shoes, by far my favorite now.
04-29-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,484
Posted By cyclist2000

I have size 12 feet, they used to be 4E but I...

I have size 12 feet, they used to be 4E but I lost a couple of pounds (about 15) the toe box feels roomier, so I may not be a 4E any more.

But I was only 6í-3Ē in my heyday, Iím shorter now. I...
04-29-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By cyclist2000

Hip exercises

I am recovering from a hip/leg surgery and am having problems swinging my leg over the seat or lifting my foot over the top tube to get on. Do you know of any exercises to help accelerate the...
04-28-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By cyclist2000

Okay, I just wanted some clarification. I had...

Okay, I just wanted some clarification. I had read that the cassette spacing was the same between brands and the campy and shimano. I haven't tried it yet on my bikes but I do have a bike that is...
04-28-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By cyclist2000

Are you saying that a shimano 11 speed cassette...

Are you saying that a shimano 11 speed cassette will fit on a campy 11 speed free hub?
04-27-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,484
Posted By cyclist2000

There are quite a few, Bontrager, Specilized,...

There are quite a few, Bontrager, Specilized, FiveTen, Shimano, Ride Concept, there are probably more but many most of these only have one model in their cycling arsenal for flat pedals, where as...
04-27-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,484
Posted By cyclist2000

I have so many pairs that its ridiculous, I'm...

I have so many pairs that its ridiculous, I'm looking for the mythical perfect fit for 4E width feet.
04-27-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,484
Posted By cyclist2000

Nothing is necessary. I have used cycling shoes...

Nothing is necessary. I have used cycling shoes for the last 50 years. I find them more comfortable for long distances. I also don't like MY regular sneakers for riding a any bike. When I was at PT...
04-22-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,724
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 Miles 4/1 - 41 4/2 - 41 4/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 500 Miles
4/1 - 41
4/2 - 41
4/3 - 42
4/4 - 41
4/5 - 42
4/6 - 20
4/7 - 43
4/8 - 5
4/9 - 5
04-21-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,754
Posted By cyclist2000

My spouse won't have any problems dropping off a...

My spouse won't have any problems dropping off a dozen bikes at the goodwill.
04-21-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 807
Posted By cyclist2000

I read this and I normally would only upgrade...

I read this and I normally would only upgrade when necessary. On the other hand, if you don't like the way the bike looks and new parts will make you appreciate the bike and ride it more, then go for...
04-21-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,327
Posted By cyclist2000

My goals were pretty simple at the beginning of...

My goals were pretty simple at the beginning of the year, these were my goals:

Ride at least 6000 miles

Things that don't have anything to do with cycling
Visit my daughter in NYC
Walk again....
04-19-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By cyclist2000

Well this project took a 180. My brother-in-law...

Well this project took a 180. My brother-in-law were talking bikes and he was getting rid of a Diamondback Haanjo. He donated it to me. It was in pretty good shape sans drivetrain.

So I had two...
04-19-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,724
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 Miles 4/1 - 41 4/2 - 41 4/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 500 Miles
4/1 - 41
4/2 - 41
4/3 - 42
4/4 - 41
4/5 - 42
4/6 - 20
4/7 - 43
4/8 - 5
4/9 - 5
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