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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-22-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,629
Posted By bobthib
I delivered the Times-Union in Albany, NY for a...

I delivered the Times-Union in Albany, NY for a few years. I'll guess I was 12 - 14 and I had what was then a suburban route. I covered about 3 miles, and a few small hills. I had some sort of 26"...
Forum: Recreational & Family 01-18-16, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,914
Posted By bobthib
Here's the link for the new location of the...

Here's the link for the new location of the manual.

Mountain Train 201 | Pedal Trailers | Recreation | City | Bikes...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-19-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,480
Posted By bobthib
Sorry for the delay in response, but in case you...

Sorry for the delay in response, but in case you have not figured it out, it should work fine. This is how I run my TT bike and I have NO problems (probably 100 rides since this post) with the Gamin...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-11-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By bobthib
My wife is a control freak and the type A of the...

My wife is a control freak and the type A of the relationship. But she is a GREAT stoker!

She doesn't try to balance, and follows my cadence, but she doesn't like as high of a cadence as I do. ...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-11-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,820
Posted By bobthib
Just a follow up to say how happy I am with this...

Just a follow up to say how happy I am with this Tektro brake upgrades!! I just ordered new Kool Stop Bicycle V-Type Holder with Brake Pads (Dual Compound) shoes to replace the old Kool Stop MTB...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-30-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,820
Posted By bobthib
Looks like you are having fun! When she gets a...

Looks like you are having fun! When she gets a bit older, you might consider some clip ins and putting her crank OOP so she can feel that she is contributing in the power stroke.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-30-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,820
Posted By bobthib
I just did an upgrade on my brakes. I added...

I just did an upgrade on my brakes. I added standard road brakes,
Tektro R559 Road Brake Extra Long Reach Caliper 55-73mmhttp://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41ewrVwy-fL.jpg

The Install went...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-16-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,435
Posted By bobthib
NO SUGAR, NO GRAIN! Read Wheat Belly - Total...

NO SUGAR, NO GRAIN! Read Wheat Belly - Total Health or Grain Brain. Got off of all my meds excpet a baby asprin (I am Leiden Factor V positive)
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-07-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,820
Posted By bobthib
Nice! Enjoying the updates.

Nice! Enjoying the updates.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-28-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,435
Posted By bobthib
+1 It can be tricky, esp if your stiker unclips...

+1
It can be tricky, esp if your stiker unclips and puts their foot down. Keeping the bike balanced with only the captain's foot down requires a bit of practice, esp if the stoker is not light or...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-26-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,820
Posted By bobthib
BK, regarding the stem, I got a stem adapter from...

BK, regarding the stem, I got a stem adapter from Nashbar
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_175545_-1___204726
and got an adjustable stem, but I can't find it on Nashbar. Might have...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-26-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,435
Posted By bobthib
Darth, Indeed the Viaggio is now marketed under...

Darth, Indeed the Viaggio is now marketed under the Giordano brand. The great grand nephew of the original car designer has licenced the Lamborghini name to market various items. He came out with a...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-26-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,435
Posted By bobthib
Iron, I found that because I'm a much stronger...

Iron, I found that because I'm a much stronger cyclist that my stokers, they "lost" their power stroke in my pedal stroke when "in phase." In addition, I couldn't tell if they were helping, or just...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-25-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,435
Posted By bobthib
Lambo at 5 1/2 years later..

5 1/2 year update:
I'm guessing I have 5,000 to 6,000 miles on this bike since I got it in Aug '09. I have recorded about 4,000 miles on Ride with GPS.com but I seldom bother to record my daily...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-24-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,820
Posted By bobthib
bkgeig, I read your thread with interest. in Aug...

bkgeig, I read your thread with interest. in Aug of '09 I bought the bike, then known as the Lamborghini Viaggio (it was marketed by a relative of the great car builder, hence the name.) The bike...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-23-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,717
Posted By bobthib
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-23-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By bobthib
Pinarello F8 Demo!

My LBS (Alex Pro Bike Shop, Heron Bay) hosted a Pinarello demo day. I reserved a 55 cm F8 with full dura-ace gruppo.

I should have brought all my set up measures, but all I remembered was my seat...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-09-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By bobthib
Bill, the Iron Man Tyler is doing great! he's...

Bill, the Iron Man Tyler is doing great! he's got a bit of a cold coming on, but well otherwise. He'll be cancer free 5 yrs in April. He suffered 25% hearing loss on the high end from one of the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-08-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 33,413
Posted By bobthib
That's me on the yellow bike ...

That's me on the yellow bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piMVqdjlX_s
Forum: Triathlon 02-08-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By bobthib
Just returned to the training schedule. Right...

Just returned to the training schedule. Right now it's 2 days of swimming in the Masters class, 3 days of cycling, and 4 days of short runs. This will get more aggressive as the season rolls on. ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-08-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By bobthib
Saturday Club ride

One of our club members with a Go Pro posted this segment from our Saturday Club ride. There was about 30 of us, and I was upfront (2nd, on the yellow bike with the Red, white and black CSP kit) It...
Forum: Triathlon 11-03-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By bobthib
We seem to be about the same size, I'm 5'10" and...

We seem to be about the same size, I'm 5'10" and have had 54, 56, and 58 cm bike frames. The 56 fits me best. On the 58 I had to put a very short 60mm stem on it to fit, and on the 54 (which is my...
Forum: Triathlon 11-02-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By bobthib
IM Florida 2015! Mental prep starts today!

So the other day (10/30) I had the chance to sign up for the IMFL and Augusta HIM package for 2015. I pulled the trigger at (10 am EST) and got my slot in the two events. IMFL typically sells out...
Forum: Triathlon 11-02-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By bobthib
It's the Indian, no the arrow. But it is nice to...

It's the Indian, no the arrow. But it is nice to have good arrows!
Forum: Triathlon 11-02-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By bobthib
Well, Mom Nature played a cruel trick on you...

Well, Mom Nature played a cruel trick on you guys! Dangerous rip tides and an angry ocean (Gulf) led to the swim being cancelled. Cold wind made the bike a tough go. It was a "NO SWEAT" run, but...
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