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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Mid fifties tonight. I've been sleeping on the...

Mid fifties tonight. I've been sleeping on the porch
Think I'll move inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I became 69 two weeks ago.

I became 69 two weeks ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

79 here. That could be part of the problem.

79 here. That could be part of the problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Yes. Not more miles than usual, but more time and...

Yes. Not more miles than usual, but more time and effort getting those fewer miles. And the fact that I'm in very poor shape coming in. Two years ago, on my tour across Ohio, I rode more and bigger...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

You are correct sir. Putting it back together...

You are correct sir. Putting it back together takes me about an hour and a half, taking my time. Breaking it down and packing it takes about a half hour.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

A very short ride today, during which I felt it...

A very short ride today, during which I felt it in both knees. I came home and packed the bike up. So be it. Tough getting old.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I am back in injury world. The left knee again....

I am back in injury world. The left knee again. Two tough rides this week, the second of which did the trick. I haven't ridden since Thu. I fly Wed., and am considering going ahead and packing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I got an unbelievably good price on my upcoming...

I got an unbelievably good price on my upcoming flight back to Merida, but $85 in checked bag fees(2). The second being $55. Never heard of that.
On the health front, a good friend finally went to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

That's some seatpost there!

That's some seatpost there!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

In Mexico the 20 somethings went out after their...

In Mexico the 20 somethings went out after their parents got the jab. And proceeded to fill the hospitals,
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

datlas lives near Gettysburg. He'll lend you one.

datlas lives near Gettysburg. He'll lend you one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Since I've been on n the USA, I've been...

Since I've been on n the USA, I've been forgetting to shower. Normally I do it after a ride. But I return from my rides unsweaty, and the urge doesn't kick in. In fact, at home I shower multiple...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I put an old time computer on my bike, thinking...

I put an old time computer on my bike, thinking I'd be doing some touring. That idea proved false, and yesterday I completely forgot to turn on ridewithgps. Liberating.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

And sack racing.

And sack racing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By seedsbelize

I also travel frequently with a bike, but my...

I also travel frequently with a bike, but my trips are all international. I live in Mexico. A couple years ago, American and, I believe Delta, nixed charging extra fore an oversize bike box, as long...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 03:29 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Do they still have the 'dancing with long...

Do they still have the 'dancing with long streamers/ribbons' competition?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Recovering from a brutal ride

Recovering from a brutal ride
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I might be able to do it again, somewhere further...

I might be able to do it again, somewhere further on down the road. I lost all of last year to a series of injuries, and find myself seriously lacking in fitness, since my last visit to hill country...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I have a new respect for those of you who can...

I have a new respect for those of you who can (still) ride hills. I was never a good climber, but I could do it. I can't anymore. I spent an inordinate amount of time in the smallest ring. Back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I only mounted one of the gatorskins. It does not...

I only mounted one of the gatorskins. It does not ride like a garden hose.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I see I got Race 28s to go into my 25s. Hopefully...

I see I got Race 28s to go into my 25s. Hopefully I won't need them.
And now, heat of the day and all, It's time to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

We have finally moved into the upper 80s. I'm...

We have finally moved into the upper 80s. I'm comfortable and everyone else is suffering. I slept outside last night. I haven't been camping in a raccoon's age.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

The boot held, and the rear gatorskin is mounted....

The boot held, and the rear gatorskin is mounted. 25mm is the widest I could get. It replaces a 27mm. It'll do. It gets me back on the road. I don't suppose there's any reason to hang onto this new...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I performed my furst dollar bill tire boot this...

I performed my furst dollar bill tire boot this morning. It needs to hold for a few blocks across town, or I walk again. I will hang at my daughter's home awaiting the Amazon delivery.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Cold has been hampering my mornings. Who would...

Cold has been hampering my mornings. Who would guess that late July/early August weather in the quasi South, would be virtually equal to the dead of Winter in Yucatán?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

While chit chatting in the bike shop yesterday,...

While chit chatting in the bike shop yesterday, the owner/mechanic looked longingly at my pedals. He said he can't buy 9/16 pedals for love or money. And he gave a wait time of 18 months for a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Thought I'd give them a whirl. That blowout...

Thought I'd give them a whirl. That blowout wouldn't have occurred had It had some sidewall protection. Some people love them. The other tire I could afford was ultrasport 3 and they have zero...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

For the first time in many years of flying...

For the first time in many years of flying internationally, I did not receive a note from homeland security in my checked bag(my bike).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I like the doors and don't do pandora. I have...

I like the doors and don't do pandora. I have been thinking lately, that I should start listening to music again. John Prine is speaking to me
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I spent $100 in the shop of a man who did me a...

I spent $100 in the shop of a man who did me a great service two years ago. He did me a great service again by pointing out that one front brake pad was not fully on the rim.This bike really would do...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

The furniture or the bottom bracket? I have one...

The furniture or the bottom bracket? I have one of the latter waiting at my daughter's house. I'll pick it up later today.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Extremely hot water works best

Extremely hot water works best
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Year without Summer

Year without Summer
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Athens Ohio

Athens Ohio
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I read the obituary of a peer, in the paper today.

I read the obituary of a peer, in the paper today.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

I have arrived in the belly of the beast....

I have arrived in the belly of the beast. Southeast Ohio. I brought my camping hammock, to learn how to sleep in it. Too hot in Yucatán. And it's too cold here. I am shocked. Shocked! At how cold it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfhFfDQ8YJo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfhFfDQ8YJo
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-2gfQsbkxc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-2gfQsbkxc
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Yesterday Google couldn't even find the server...

Yesterday Google couldn't even find the server that contained the last page.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

First time I've packed the bike in three years....

First time I've packed the bike in three years. It took the bulk of the day, including the changing of the brakes yet again, and wrapping the bars yet again. only the second time in the proper case....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-2gfQsbkxc

​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-2gfQsbkxc
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

This

This
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By seedsbelize

Step away for a few minutes and a new thread...

Step away for a few minutes and a new thread starts up. And Velo Vol returns. I replaced the brake levers on the travel bike, awhile back, because the gum hoods were done. The most comfortable hoods...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 155,933
Posted By seedsbelize

My Chromebook died, or is dying. I will not be...

My Chromebook died, or is dying. I will not be re-learning Windows. Apple? I think not, though one never knows As my Chromebook steadily lost function, I steadily have considered stepping off. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 155,933
Posted By seedsbelize

I thought those were car tires. In rather odd...

I thought those were car tires. In rather odd packaging.
The tread.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 155,933
Posted By seedsbelize

I was last there in '81

I was last there in '81
06-29-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By seedsbelize

I paid that much for my frameset. A 'classic' '92...

I paid that much for my frameset. A 'classic' '92 PDG. Well worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 155,933
Posted By seedsbelize

New washing machine day. Digital. I really...

New washing machine day. Digital. I really dislike digital appliances, but that seems to be all there is nowadays. The one it replaces is ancient, and still functioning well, but the carcass is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 155,933
Posted By seedsbelize

Isuzu is big in Belize and Suzuki is common here...

Isuzu is big in Belize and Suzuki is common here in Mexico. Neither country has air quality standards at all. And neither country sells cars like the US sells cars.
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