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01-12-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,720
Posted By martianone

younger son recently home for holidays, says he...

younger son recently home for holidays, says he needs a new water bottle - going to the Garneau outlet to get one,
i says, lets check in the basement, might be able to find an unused one. Just...
01-07-23, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,439
Posted By martianone

Last frame I bought was made in the USA !!

Last frame I bought was made in the USA !!
12-31-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,870
Posted By martianone

Nope, NONE ?

Nope,
NONE ?
11-12-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,250
Posted By martianone

Totally Wrong approach........ Rider should...

Totally Wrong approach........
Rider should pick out the bike and get a good fit.
11-11-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,250
Posted By martianone

Cannot ECHO enough this suggestion.......... ...

Cannot ECHO enough this suggestion..........
Get her a gift certificate,
take her to the bike shop,
let HER pick the ride.
Then, go riding with her.
With her, means....
she picks the route,...
10-27-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,385
Posted By martianone

in 1960, my folks gave me a bicycle for my...

in 1960, my folks gave me a bicycle for my birthday......
It was like I had been given wings, "wings of wheels".
I had a new freedom to go wherever I wanted;
school, work, university, grad school...
08-28-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By martianone

I believe you are on the west coast, so this is ...

I believe you are on the west coast, so this is a long way.....
cycling the erie canal is an easy well organized supported tour in mid July.
riding from Buffalo NY to Albany along the canal...
08-12-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,444
Posted By martianone

Usually ride my bike to local bike shop, ...

Usually ride my bike to local bike shop,
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL BIKE SHOP !!!,
while you still have one !
08-07-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By martianone

A dozen or so years ago, I had a custom steel...

A dozen or so years ago, I had a custom steel frame road bike built - as a 1xN = the "perfect" bike for my needs.
Before doing so, I kept careful track of the bike gear inch combinations I used the...
03-20-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,408
Posted By martianone

Have worked with a number of adults who either...

Have worked with a number of adults who either had not ridden since they were a child or never learned.
The fear of falling is common. Truth is - you will take a spill at some time. Wear a helmet...
02-28-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,083
Posted By martianone

Optimal for flat pedals = Chrome Krusk shoes, ...

Optimal for flat pedals = Chrome Krusk shoes,
otherwise a good running shoe or
Chuck Taylors
Forum: Introductions
01-04-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By martianone

Welcome from NEK

Welcome from NEK
11-30-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,439
Posted By martianone

I had been lusting about a no expense spared road...

I had been lusting about a no expense spared road bike, probably for 30 years.
Each time a new leading edge component set came out, I would update my build.
10 years ago, I did it - built a custom...
10-10-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,772
Posted By martianone

Yes, I did and will continue to do so. Road...

Yes, I did and will continue to do so.
Road bike is a Waterford frame,
with as many made in USA components as possible.
Riding it 10 years now,
hope to be able to do so for 20 more.
when ever I...
07-18-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,398
Posted By martianone

AeroTech is my favorite also !

AeroTech is my favorite also !
05-27-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By martianone

Ride with your child. Ride with your child, do so...

Ride with your child. Ride with your child, do so at the child's pace and perspective.
while doing so, talk about traffic, people walking, etc...help establish needed situational awareness.
at some...
12-21-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,777
Posted By martianone

Perhaps in 2022, no way in 2021..

Perhaps in 2022,
no way in 2021..
10-17-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By martianone

Saddle comfort is a component of bike fit. ...

Saddle comfort is a component of bike fit.
before getting another saddle, make sure your bike fits well.
somtimes a small adjustment (cm or less) makes a difference
09-26-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,893
Posted By martianone

Lots of opinions on this topic, i do better...

Lots of opinions on this topic,
i do better around 80.
08-22-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,175
Posted By martianone

Yes, plenty of info of cycling helping to improve...

Yes, plenty of info of cycling helping to improve some Parkinson's affects.
A few years ago, some data from a group in Ohio (perhaps Cleveland clinic, forget the source),
showed parients who had a...
05-29-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,577
Posted By martianone

Classic N+1 syndrome. keep the old bike, you...

Classic N+1 syndrome.
keep the old bike,
you will come to regret retiring it.
the CrossCheck is nice,
just be careful to get a good fit
05-17-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,287
Posted By martianone

Hardware store lightweight work gloves; work...

Hardware store lightweight work gloves; work well, wear well and are inexpensive
04-02-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,417
Posted By martianone

Have been riding a Gunnar Roadie for several...

Have been riding a Gunnar Roadie for several years now. Had it built with custom geometry and the Waterford fork. I am an odd shape/size with long torso and short legs, Working with...
12-04-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,915
Posted By martianone

Have a custom steel road bike, very comfortable. ...

Have a custom steel road bike, very comfortable.
when it was built, I had specified 25 mm Conti 4 season tires.
some how I ended up with 23 mm tires, builder foul up.
bike was comfortable, I rode...
09-16-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,462
Posted By martianone

A wonderful May morning a couple years ago...

A wonderful May morning a couple years ago commuting to work on a StreetMachine, perfect weather and temp. Could not have asked for a nicer morning, blazing along in the recumbent, coasted up a...
05-18-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,217
Posted By martianone

Park MT-1 for me. simple and pragmatic

Park MT-1 for me.
simple and pragmatic
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