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02-18-24, 05:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

thanks this seems lit a tip that had I not know...

thanks this seems lit a tip that had I not know could have cost $, frustration and possibly an injury.
02-18-24, 08:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

😂 yeah, being the “geometry novice” I...

😂

yeah, being the “geometry novice” I probably said that wrong.
02-14-24, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

my wife thinks part of the reason I started...

my wife thinks part of the reason I started cycling, was my way to validate a tool expansion. lol
02-14-24, 06:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I’m pretty convinced it will cost me more to...

I’m pretty convinced it will cost me more to restore one than buy one…….but like cycling it’s about the journey not necessarily the destination. Or that’s at least what I tell myself, lol

and...
02-14-24, 06:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

there is a big swap in Feb near me sadly, I...

there is a big swap in Feb near me sadly, I missed it this year, but will continue to look for other swap meets. Fortunately I've kind of been a tool junkie for years, and work in that industry, so...
02-11-24, 09:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,368
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Welcome. for the record they claim everyone...

Welcome.

for the record they claim everyone has a brush with fame, I may earmark this as mine.
01-28-24, 06:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,463
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Not to assume everyone has a smart phone, but...

Not to assume everyone has a smart phone, but MYFITNESSPAL has a free version that has many restaurants nutritional info loaded, many national food brand nutrition info loaded as well. It would help...
12-18-23, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

lol, far from a good woodworker, you’d probably...

lol, far from a good woodworker, you’d probably do the Homer Simpson backing away into the hedges if you saw it in person lol
12-17-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I’m in as cmello in the Over the hill gang....

I’m in as cmello in the Over the hill gang. Honest not sure how many rides I could attend, but will join to help grow your club…..remember me in your will when your one of those rich and famous...
12-17-23, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Post your cycling Desk

On another thread I mentioned my wife commandeered what I was using as a temporary Zwift desk. Her mother is starting to have mobility issues so I was good with it. I always had plans of building...
12-16-23, 06:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,463
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I’m a proponent of calorie counting, as long as...

I’m a proponent of calorie counting, as long as you’re honest with yourself.

I’ve struggled with weight my entire life trying all kinds of diets. Almost Three years ago( at 53 years old) I made...
12-06-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Let me just offer up this disclaimer. I’m not a...

Let me just offer up this disclaimer. I’m not a bike tech but I’m a tool junkie, not afraid to try something that could save me time. It’s 30.00 for the park tool version and honestly I feel that...
11-24-23, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Primal Wear has 50% off their clothing using...

Primal Wear has 50% off their clothing using Holiday50 promo code, even works on their already discounted products.
10-19-23, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I concur with skipping the suspension fork. I as...

I concur with skipping the suspension fork. I as an idiot had people telling me this and I didn’t listen. The benefits of suspension will not trump the energy burned for the extra weigh for crushed...
10-08-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

If you’re not cycling or exercising much that...

If you’re not cycling or exercising much that day, you should be under 2000. My app had me at about 1800. My goal was 200 lbs (from 285.5) when I reset it to get to 185, it put me at 1680. And I’m...
09-24-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,113
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I’m a firm believer in calorie counting for...

I’m a firm believer in calorie counting for weight loss. 2.5 years nearly 97 pounds as of today, my low was April when I crested 100 lbs…..but that made me sound fat, lol weigh every morning that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-23, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,651
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Just to confirm I don’t “Share” my ankle length...

Just to confirm I don’t “Share” my ankle length with the wife I tell her they were mine after I smuggle them from her.
01-31-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Sorry I missed the show this year, but glad I...

Sorry I missed the show this year, but glad I clicked on your video….. I just subbed cool stuff for sure.
01-19-23, 06:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,504
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Looks great, nice job for sure.

Looks great, nice job for sure.
01-13-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1000/e32e8092_f6cb_42f0_ba9e_e89e7f70140f_a236c684dbfbb0efa86471f0dbe2a240c24852b4.jpeg
12-29-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,177
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Need to lose another 5+, I think, lol every time...

Need to lose another 5+, I think, lol every time I check the internet to tell me where I’m supposed to be, it changes.

3/1/21 I weighed 285.5lbs, this morning I was 190.4lbs it’s been a long, but...
10-17-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

So where will you be riding? My biggest...

So where will you be riding?

My biggest mistake was buying a heavier bike with suspension when I really didn’t need it. This consumed watts from the additional weight, wider tires & energy lost...
10-15-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,293
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Think most have been soooo busy writing down...

Think most have been soooo busy writing down ******* phone numbers, we haven’t had time to argue.

I had no idea I had so many freaking options, I’m now investing in the Chrurch & Dwight company!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Sadly I live in a rural area, so my odds of...

Sadly I live in a rural area, so my odds of getting in a group ride would be slim, but just for clarification, if one has his back hair braided in corn rows, would it then be permissible to go...
09-27-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

😂 ...

😂
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/236x177/44424162_a6a8_4949_8809_22580da37654_3c592441aa0b12c6e0370719302d46434ce1cf95.jpeg
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Only way the scam I see would work is if he...

Only way the scam I see would work is if he handed you counterfeit cash, came back in 2 days, hoping you changed some of the bills out. If you agreed he would of walked out of there with the bike...
09-27-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Is that a picture of Gabe Kaplan or Juan Valdez...

Is that a picture of Gabe Kaplan or Juan Valdez without his sombrero on the head tube?
09-25-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

New here, but, just for clarification, if you...

New here, but, just for clarification, if you rode that route within the last 7 days, did you call it a century ride? And we’re you able to avoid the bike lane to ride the road and sidewalks?
...
09-17-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,748
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

well I certainly can’t offer any advice, I do...

well I certainly can’t offer any advice, I do echo the same sentiment, but honestly the “long ago” would have been a shorter time frame.

While I may not to have been able to start much sooner,...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,403
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

WOW, LOL! come here asking for suggestions...

WOW, LOL!

come here asking for suggestions and when one steps up to help, and believes deeper details would help with their solicited suggestion…... BAM ‘your not entitled to details, how dare...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,411
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

😂😂 The irony has gone numb on me thanks for...

😂😂

The irony has gone numb on me thanks for the reminder!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,411
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Also I’m selling my clipless shoes too, after...

Also I’m selling my clipless shoes too, after reading this thread.

While I’ve only ridden 100-150 mile in my new SPD’s apparently they don’t work, since I haven’t fallen at all yet. They seem to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,411
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I read somewhere on Facebook he used dry lube on...

I read somewhere on Facebook he used dry lube on a waxed chain used tubes cargo shorts & Cotton t shirts.
09-15-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,044
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Yes we both have bikes, originally my though...

Yes we both have bikes, originally my though process of the smart bike was I may be more inclined to ride it at night or in rainy weather in spring summer or fall when my bike isn’t on the trainer. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,274
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Probably like me, and can’t get that google...

Probably like me, and can’t get that google thingy on my Commodore 64. Thanks
09-07-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Gum. actually use to this a a lot in high...

Gum.

actually use to this a a lot in high school. I actually remember the wrestlers would use this to help shave weight. Not sure it really worked for that, but it did keep your mouth moist.
09-04-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,485
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x232/5b5d0186_c884_4868_ba2a_f3ab6bc7a407_f252ef77aa734b4c228d78c815e61d49facf3479.jpeg
08-26-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

perhaps lubricating clipless pedals on E bikes...

perhaps lubricating clipless pedals on E bikes ridden to my favorite political campaign lol
08-26-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

thanks. Don’t worry I’m thick skinned and old....

thanks. Don’t worry I’m thick skinned and old. Lol. Never trying to really push my thoughts/views/opinions as virtues or “the answer”! Just a novice point of view. PS I love the spirited debates!...
08-25-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

yeah I’m good with it I was just having fun with...

yeah I’m good with it I was just having fun with you guys arguing.

honestly don’t care if people like my decisions or not, I was just happy whit how it worked for me. My whole point was to...
08-24-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,080
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

not even remotely close as coffee…..(that’s what...

not even remotely close as coffee…..(that’s what I learned from 60 Minutes)
08-23-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

best thing about ‘Merica…..no one’s making you....

best thing about ‘Merica…..no one’s making you. Lol

i wanted to try them and it seemed to work out for me at least in the early stages. Glad they exceeded my expectations. Will probably get...
08-23-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

The Ah Ha moment with cycling shoes & pedals

Ok, so as a newbie just getting into serious cycling, I was thinking my tight arse would be just fine with flat pedals.

In my travels today for work, stopped by a bike shop I had never been to....
08-22-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I’m sure there are many options, but I spent 6...

I’m sure there are many options, but I spent 6 months muddling through info until analysis paralysis sent in. Traveling miles to look at different bikes and ride them, trying to find 2 or e of the...
08-17-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,933
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

This is pretty much exactly my...

This is pretty much exactly my stance/situation/process. Anything above 10 miles. (have some decent climbs that increases the movement in the saddle). Perhaps I could bump it to 20, but hate to be...
08-11-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,653
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I travel regionally, have a hard lockable tonneau...

I travel regionally, have a hard lockable tonneau cover. And depending on where I’m going, what my plan is when I get there and what else I have to bring, I will bring my bike and ride.
08-03-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,120
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Honestly think the OP just shared a tool, to be...

Honestly think the OP just shared a tool, to be helpful.

use it if you wish pass if you don’t.

I actually use that one and two others and use the average calories burned from the three of them,...
07-17-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Remember the title isn’t as big as you think…..

Remember the title isn’t as big as you think…..
07-17-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,381
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

About 2 years ago I made a decision to change my...

About 2 years ago I made a decision to change my lifestyle, stepped on the scale and recorded 285.5lbs, this morning checked in at 204.2 still a few pounds to go, but much of my change I feel had...
07-17-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,381
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I think the whole point to loosing weight is...

I think the whole point to loosing weight is eating less calories than you burn. This can be accomplished eating less. Essentially having a net calories of less than 2000 calories per day. One of...
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