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Forum: Southeast 07-18-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 264,251
Posted By fire
We were out on Saturday too, but further South. ...

We were out on Saturday too, but further South. We rode up to Inverness from Croom Rittal, and back.
It won't be long before we'll have to be out there and finished again before 9.30, or I'll...
Forum: Southeast 03-30-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By fire
Hey Ron, Sorry not to have made it to the...

Hey Ron,

Sorry not to have made it to the ride. Our family occasion took priority I'm afraid. Wish we could have met up with you and given you some company for awhile, although I suspect you'd...
Forum: Foo 03-30-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 45,520
Posted By fire
Sorry to hear the news about Tom, an amazing...

Sorry to hear the news about Tom, an amazing individual indeed.
My condolences go out to his family.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-16-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,904
Posted By fire
I have 25's on my Insight 1, and never had a...

I have 25's on my Insight 1, and never had a problem, it's comfortable and responsive. The difference between those and the stock 32's is huge, and the 25's inflate to 110lbs.
For the money you'll...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-16-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By fire
I have a 720, I'm not sure how close they are,...

I have a 720, I'm not sure how close they are, but I put straight mountain bike bars on mine, and cut them down to 460mm and added bar ends.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-16-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By fire
I like the idea of a suspension adjusted steel...

I like the idea of a suspension adjusted steel fork, I'm considering that for one of my suspension fork bikes.
Where did you buy it?
3lbs is a lot of weight off the front end.

No idea about...
Forum: Southeast 03-16-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By fire
Hey Sue, Wishing you a full and speedy...

Hey Sue,

Wishing you a full and speedy recovery, here's hoping you soon have the energy to get back to some longer distance riding again. :)

Cheers
Les
Forum: Southeast 03-16-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By fire
Thanks Ron, I appreciate the info. I'll do that...

Thanks Ron, I appreciate the info.
I'll do that if we're able to get there... still to be decided.

As far as it goes, Ridge Manor is definitely closer to me ( 30 minutes less driving, at least)...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-10-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By fire
A bike with a traditional men's top tube might be...

A bike with a traditional men's top tube might be easier to carry up stairs, than a woman's step through frame... maybe.
Forum: Southeast 03-09-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By fire
Okay, thanks for the tips. I'll bear that all in...

Okay, thanks for the tips. I'll bear that all in mind.
I'm not sure we will get there yet as there is a family occasion already marked (nephew's birthday) on the calendar, so it will all depend on...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-09-15, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,284
Posted By fire
A mirror, definitely. An under seat bag to carry...

A mirror, definitely. An under seat bag to carry a spare tube and some plastic tyre levers. A frame pump (why would you not want to carry one all the time?).
Water bottle cage (s). A computer...
Forum: Southeast 03-08-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By fire
I'm not sure I'd class you as a slow rider lol. ...

I'm not sure I'd class you as a slow rider lol.
I wish they would have a start at Ridge Manor as well.
A quick question for you regarding the event though;
what's the parking usually like on...
Forum: Southeast 03-08-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,800
Posted By fire
A lucky man, indeed. :thumb:

A lucky man, indeed. :thumb:
Forum: Southeast 03-08-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,800
Posted By fire
+1. A well summed up post. I think it would...

+1.
A well summed up post.
I think it would be fair to say that a lot of places with sunshine and short (or in this case, non-existent) winters attract old or retired people. The tourists make...
Forum: Southeast 03-08-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,800
Posted By fire
I'm not sure where you're based, but if you don't...

I'm not sure where you're based, but if you don't notice the snowbirds flocking down to the area during the winter, then you're either extremely lucky, or you live somewhere in a pocket that isn't...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-04-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,620,298
Posted By fire
It's a fine looking bike. Got to love the style...

It's a fine looking bike. Got to love the style of those frames.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-31-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,620,298
Posted By fire
I like them both, but especially the 850, it's...

I like them both, but especially the 850, it's very like my 720. Now I want a 850 to add to my stable too.
Forum: Southeast 08-24-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 264,251
Posted By fire
Arrived at the Withlacoochie state trail early...

Arrived at the Withlacoochie state trail early this (humid) morning at the Croom Road trailhead, and rode North. We stopped a couple of times up and back for water and a breather. We kept the ride...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-10-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,711
Posted By fire
I think that some people would earn more respect...

I think that some people would earn more respect from those with opposing views if they showed some respect of those with a different personal opinion.

I grimace almost daily as I witness people...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-10-14, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,711
Posted By fire
Depends on whether you play Russian roulette,...

Depends on whether you play Russian roulette, doesn't it? ;)

I'm not sure why everyone gets so heted bout the subject though. If you wnt to we're a helmet, do. If you don't, don't.
It's a bit...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-17-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 40,816
Posted By fire
I love the Raleigh, nice job on that one. :)

I love the Raleigh, nice job on that one. :)
Forum: Southeast 10-26-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 264,251
Posted By fire
Nice pics. I'm looking forward to getting back up...

Nice pics. I'm looking forward to getting back up there, and to doing that park ride in with the trail..:)
Forum: Southeast 10-26-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 264,251
Posted By fire
We were on it just South of Floral City today. We...

We were on it just South of Floral City today. We loaded the bikes up and did a quickie ride this afternoon, from Ridge Manor north. Because of time constraints today, we turned round and headed back...
Forum: Southeast 10-26-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By fire
Great news. :thumb: Thanks for the update on...

Great news. :thumb: Thanks for the update on that!
I'm looking forward to getting back up there again and riding it. If we can manage it before Christmas, so much the better. :)
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 10-26-13, 07:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,953
Posted By fire
+1. I run 25 rear and 32 front on my "rails to...

+1.
I run 25 rear and 32 front on my "rails to trails bike", now. It gives slightly more cushioning on the front and still allows me to ride on occasional hard packed limestone if necessary.
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