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04-02-24, 04:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

My last thread update was 2/7/24 - given that...

My last thread update was 2/7/24 - given that its 4/2 today , thats almost 2 months , although Feb. is a short month, but i'm at 241 at my lowest daily weigh-in but bounced up a couple of pounds...
04-01-24, 01:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,554
Posted By DMC707

its their land too

its their land too
Replies: 35
Views: 1,412
Posted By DMC707

Agreed -- life's too short to quibble over a few...

Agreed -- life's too short to quibble over a few bucks - IF - its a bike you can put to immediate use and get a lot of smiles and miles out of
03-16-24, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By DMC707

make chili and play foosball

make chili and play foosball
03-16-24, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By DMC707

Jjhabbs shout out - great YouTube video

jjhabbs ó- awesome video taking in those 6 new bikes I saw on YouTube today - Keep up the great content!
02-07-24, 10:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

I started this thread on 2/10/23 referencing the...

I started this thread on 2/10/23 referencing the program I began on 2/6

2/5/24 was my one year anniversary at the clinic I go to. Iím down 75 lbs even. I had been weighing in even lighter...
01-31-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By DMC707

Very nice

Very nice
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By DMC707

congratulations ó it sounds like you found the...

congratulations ó it sounds like you found the right fool. Probably had one in college and now wants to relive old times now that heís doing well

otherwise, not worth $200 as is
01-03-24, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,006
Posted By DMC707

geez dude entry level mtb frame from 1989 or...

geez dude

entry level mtb frame from 1989 or so that has been downgraded further with a replacement crankset

reminds me of the scene from the Big Lebowski. (Paraphrasing somewhat, it’s been a...
12-21-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By DMC707

Its a Waterford Sport/Tourer bicycle or "credit...

Its a Waterford Sport/Tourer bicycle or "credit card tourer" . (Braze ons for rack mounts suggest this was not intended for racing, although if youre of a mind to, you can certainly do anything...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By DMC707

Nice pick !

Nice pick !
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By DMC707

about Tree Fiddy

about Tree Fiddy
12-18-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,057
Posted By DMC707

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/576x557/8ff9feba_36e6_475d_b408_443b05c86bc8_c47b78a59481039b6ba70f6022c6f6dccbd0c557.jpeg

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12-17-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By DMC707

we never should have let women vote either. ...

we never should have let women vote either. Stupid fads
12-13-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 94,613
Posted By DMC707

I havI have a lot of bikes but these 2 are ridden...

I havI have a lot of bikes but these 2 are ridden the moste a
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https://i.imgur.com/t94NyER.jpg
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Replies: 36
Views: 2,398
Posted By DMC707

Yes - accident waiting to happen. You're going...

Yes - accident waiting to happen. You're going to need 80+ psi in those tires so some fresh skins would do a world of good

Amazon has some American Classic tires cheap -- or did last time i was...
12-12-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,084
Posted By DMC707

:lol: :lol: :lol: - i was just describing...

:lol: :lol: :lol: - i was just describing training splits to prepare for my annual pilgrimage to watch the tree lighting ceremony
12-12-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,084
Posted By DMC707

Myself as well. I had big aspirations when i...

Myself as well. I had big aspirations when i was a teenager and into my early 20's but life , money, support (or lack of), injuries and a sober evaluation of my talent vs. the other locals who...
12-12-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,716
Posted By DMC707

The price on the 4iii systems are compelling . ...

The price on the 4iii systems are compelling . I'd like to try one on my mountain bike - measuring power on an mtb is wonky because of all the coasting and slow technical work, so you'll have big...
12-12-23, 01:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,084
Posted By DMC707

PErsonally, i have had motocross bikes (the one...

PErsonally, i have had motocross bikes (the one in my garage as of right now is a non current Honda 450x off road bike heavily massaged for GP style tracks though ) and i have had my share of...
12-12-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,084
Posted By DMC707

Motocross race -- 180 heart rate for 30...

Motocross race -- 180 heart rate for 30 minutes plus two laps x 2 while dealing with wrestling a 235 lb 55 hp machine that is trying to buck you off at any given time while surrounded by 20...
12-12-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,716
Posted By DMC707

Garmin pedals

Garmin pedals
12-06-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By DMC707

Splurges on new S-Works can be easily renamed as...

Splurges on new S-Works can be easily renamed as “investments in emotional well being”

Specialized set the hook in me a few years ago with an SWorks Tarmac too
12-05-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

Thats good. We started at roughly the same time...

Thats good. We started at roughly the same time . I am 10 months into this and the day i get my shot , i still feel poorly for the remainder of the day. Listless and lethargic.

I have...
12-01-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,989
Posted By DMC707

Exactly why i went with it on my new bike build. ...

Exactly why i went with it on my new bike build. Thats an SL4 frameset , so 2014-15ish and the D-A 7800 was replaced by 7900 in '09 , so my groupset is at least 5 years older than my frameset,...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,976
Posted By DMC707

Cool bike i empathize with the former owner...

Cool bike

i empathize with the former owner just using whatever Parts he could scrounge up to keep the bike running in his racing days

I had a similar program. When you put on big Miles in an...
11-18-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DMC707

Dogs pulling bikes? Can we play too? Maybe...

Dogs pulling bikes? Can we play too? Maybe pull a tricycle and a toddler?

...
Forum: BMX
09-16-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,769
Posted By DMC707

My first reaction was that you should have taken...

My first reaction was that you should have taken advantage of that light weight to throw it even further into the scrap heap -- however, I'm seriously impressed with how clean you've got the...
09-11-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 7,450
Posted By DMC707

I weighgt 260 lbs right now -- down from 325 - at...

I weighgt 260 lbs right now -- down from 325 - at a height of 5'9" -- i had a new bionic knee installed 2 years ago at the ripe old age of 48 - i need a new shoulder on one side and some work on the...
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By DMC707

lol, me too

lol, me too
09-10-23, 07:04 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 7,450
Posted By DMC707

my experience is close to yours.

my experience is close to yours.
08-30-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By DMC707

If it helps me run a more forgiving cassette i...

If it helps me run a more forgiving cassette i dont mind running a 50 up front at all
08-26-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

I donít know where this guy is getting his...

I donít know where this guy is getting his information regarding 12k per year. (Or it not taking any effort - anything worthwhile takes effort)

Seems like most in this thread who are having...
08-24-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

we started at around the same time it seems. ...

we started at around the same time it seems. My start weight was 324. I completely agree with your last sentence.

i have stalled out on weight loss since my last update to the thread,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By DMC707

New road bike - could use some gearing help/suggestions

it has been a while since I have had a proper road bike since I sold my last tarmac to fund a mountain bike build several years ago
Iíve been putting in serious miles on the mountain bikes, but...
08-02-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

I’ll be at the 6 month mark in a few days and...

I’ll be at the 6 month mark in a few days and have hit 62 lbs down. The bottle of 2013 Dom Perignon I bought for myself to celebrate 50 remains unopened as I was out of town when I hit it. So it...
06-10-23, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By DMC707

my diction flies out the window when Iím using...

my diction flies out the window when Iím using talk to text! 😂😂

Thanks for the update on your initial ride and sun, sea and bikes sounds delightful! Especially to a guy land locked in...
06-03-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,411
Posted By DMC707

didnt Cannondale do this with the scalpel long...

didnt Cannondale do this with the scalpel long ago? Also Moots YBB?

not logging in to argue as I didn’t do any fact checking , But just going off of memory

Slingshot also had a carbon pivot,...
05-27-23, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By DMC707

Seeing a nice bike with flat pedals on it used to...

Seeing a nice bike with flat pedals on it used to elicit a groan and a ďCímon manĒ under my breath until my knee operation

I was able to clip in comfortably in about three months, and I still do...
05-17-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By DMC707

You're right - not a cruiser per se'. I...

You're right - not a cruiser per se'. I remember riding everything on similar bikes BITD. The rocks, roots and climbs were all still there and the name of the game was light weight and a stretched...
05-17-23, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By DMC707

Ride report- Was able to put 12 single track...

Ride report- Was able to put 12 single track miles on this little rig before spring rains blew out the trail system.

The bike is slow per strava, but it feels like a rocket ship seat of the...
05-09-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,260
Posted By DMC707

Ahhhhhhhh! I l:love:ve drugs

Ahhhhhhhh! I l:love:ve drugs
05-06-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By DMC707

1991 Bianchi Peregrine MTB - celeste

Well, Iíve had a self imposed exile from the hobby for a handful of months after my break in in January

But something very interesting flashed by in a Facebook sales feed that I had to investigate...
05-01-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

Good deal ! Everybody will respond a little...

Good deal ! Everybody will respond a little different. I'm just shy of three months on the stuff and am on the .75mg dose, but i'm over 40 lbs down. The weight loss is coming slower than the...
05-01-23, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,985
Posted By DMC707

I probably would , but the vast majority of...

I probably would , but the vast majority of CV'ers would not (only ecause im burned out on projects and just want to ride now -- but $100 is an awesome deal. If parted out, the crankset is worth...
04-30-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,577
Posted By DMC707

bravo! I am looking forward to listening to...

bravo!

I am looking forward to listening to some of your stuff after I saw a list of your covers!

iTunes is going haywire on me but I may have to check out Spotify like one of the gentlemen who...
04-22-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,577
Posted By DMC707

then some soft music , dim the lights and pop one...

then some soft music , dim the lights and pop one of the good lean cuisines in the toaster oven. Sexy time
04-22-23, 08:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,577
Posted By DMC707

i did this for a couple of years

i did this for a couple of years
04-19-23, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By DMC707

Big C&V cleanout -or- Bye bye Miss American Pie

I regaled the board with tales of my warehouse break in a couple of months back. It really made me question "Why?" and "Does any of it matter?" way too much when a handful of bikes -- but of much...
04-08-23, 09:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,614
Posted By DMC707

My Strava would suggest that I’m an outside...

My Strava would suggest that I’m an outside person

I really don’t care what the original purpose of this drug is. The original purpose of Viagra was to regulate blood pressure or something like...
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