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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-26-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,917
Posted By moochems
"...better give your path to a dog, than be...

"...better give your path to a dog, than be bitten by him in contesting for the right, not even killing the dog, will cure the bite”

--Abraham Lincoln

Have you considered a different route?
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-26-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,917
Posted By moochems
I carry "Halt!" Pepper spray advertised as...

I carry "Halt!" Pepper spray advertised as effective against dogs. I bet it would work against people too. I have read pepper spray specific to people is not as effective against dogs.


Carry it...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-13-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By moochems
I elected not to hook up my cyclcomputer while...

I elected not to hook up my cyclcomputer while riding on the trainer. I figured that since I maintain a similar cadence as I would on the road, but ride in a substantially higher gear, that my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-13-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By moochems
Those videos are really aesthetic. Personally...

Those videos are really aesthetic. Personally when I trainer I play a video game from an older system. Takes my mind off the fact that I am not out on the road, also that particular game has a timer...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-13-13, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By moochems
Hello and welcome! I am a proponet of used...

Hello and welcome!

I am a proponet of used bicycles. Craigslist abound with bicycles in my area, I would imagine yours has many bikes too.

Finding one that fits you is the first criteria to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-12-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By moochems
I really enjoy using my trainer. Well actually it...

I really enjoy using my trainer. Well actually it is boring, but I really enjoy the results from its use. I kept my bike on it all winter, and put the whole setup between my favorite seat and my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-11-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,384
Posted By moochems
A trainer can present an opportunity to pedal at...

A trainer can present an opportunity to pedal at resistance levels less than what is required to pedal the local roads. For those just beginning, or otherwise unable to pedal the local roads, a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-06-13, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By moochems
Talk is cheap. Nothing but love.

Talk is cheap.

Nothing but love.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-06-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By moochems
I really like my trainer. Got it cheap on...

I really like my trainer.

Got it cheap on Craigslist.
Not only does it aallow me to ride at my desired level of resistance for as long as I want, but it is also a great way to fine tune the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-05-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By moochems
I think point of failure for most heavy riders...

I think point of failure for most heavy riders are the wheels.

That would be mechanical point of failure.

I would advise 36 spoke wheels and double wall rims.


That said I bought a bikes...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-05-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,195
Posted By moochems
I bought a used AMC bicycle that needed to be...

I bought a used AMC bicycle that needed to be restored. After restoring it I planned to give it to my brother, 6'4'', for his birthday. Some older bikes use an odd diameter seat post. I ended up...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-02-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By moochems
Do you have a trainer? Mine provides me...

Do you have a trainer?

Mine provides me with, what I feel is, a superior workout that is always available. Rainy cold dark days don't effect my ability to workout on my bicycle.

No doubt riding...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-26-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,951
Posted By moochems
Cycle comouter: A backlit one that you can...

Cycle comouter:

A backlit one that you can easily read at a glance.


More importantly, I recommend you only display your current sped, or the time of day, or your current cadence while riding....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-31-13, 02:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By moochems
Four wheels move the body; two wheels move the...

Four wheels move the body; two wheels move the soul.

I can't attribute it to it's proper author, but I will say that I first heard it in reference to motorcycles.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-13-12, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By moochems
Im thinking about getting some too. Farking...

Im thinking about getting some too. Farking pricey though. I wonder if it makes water significantly thicker.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-12-12, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By moochems
I watched nearly all of the video. It adds...

I watched nearly all of the video. It adds legitimacy to what might otherwise be seen as overly expensive cornstarch. I am curious how corn starch (like from the grocery store) would have looked...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-31-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By moochems
Zombie thread rises on Halloween!

Zombie thread rises on Halloween!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-16-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By moochems
Op I have some experience riding at your weight,...

Op I have some experience riding at your weight, on tires you may consider, also on two different bikes, one Artie roadie and the other a 29er hybrid.


I road Michelin dynamic in size 700x23 and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-08-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,928
Posted By moochems
http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/apparel-protect...

http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/apparel-protection/567508d1283974756-bring-2-helmets-cu29r.jpg

Does that look like it would be much hotter to wear?

It does not to me.


Users are thinking...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,928
Posted By moochems
I very much like this message, not literal...

I very much like this message, not literal meaning but with an appropriate amount of sarcasm I think this makes an excellent point.

For me though, descending several hills on every ride is enough...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-06-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,928
Posted By moochems
I catch similar attention when I wear my...

I catch similar attention when I wear my Aerostich suit on my motorbike. Rather when I am nit riding it, at a stop for gas example. Usually I enjoy the attention but sometimes it can be more of a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-06-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,928
Posted By moochems
http://dontai.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/he...

http://dontai.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/helmetcrashdiagram.gif


This is the diagram I was talking about, the larger percentages indicate a higher frequency of direct impact on the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-06-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,928
Posted By moochems
Full face helmet, your experiences & why you think they are unpopular!

Of course my first vehicle was a pedal bicycle, but I have more experience on Suzukis than I do schwinns. That said I am quick to add that I wouldn't be caught dead on my motorcycle without a full...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-18-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 944
Posted By moochems
How do you figure out how much climbing you do on...

How do you figure out how much climbing you do on a ride?

If you check reference your route I suppose you could get a good guess. When I ride the roads near me I am almost never on a flat grade,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-13-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By moochems
I have in the past, really liked it. Pears make...

I have in the past, really liked it. Pears make anything taste good, and a small amount of ginger "root" (fresh not powder) make vegetable heavy juices taste good. All fruit juices seem to taste...
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