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Forum: Southeast 03-24-16, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By RedC
Beautiful country to ride. I can't go this year...

Beautiful country to ride. I can't go this year cause we are going to Ireland May 2 but I have ridden in the area
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-14-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,123
Posted By RedC
I have to dodge Ninja cyclists, walkers and...

I have to dodge Ninja cyclists, walkers and runners in dark clothing in the dark to get out of my neighborhood to the ride. Florida law requires reflectors but no one enforces it, Nor do they cite...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-14-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,005
Posted By RedC
I made the swap at 67 years old and 275lbs when I...

I made the swap at 67 years old and 275lbs when I went to a road bike. Now at 73 and 250 I ride a Specialized Roubaix and use my hybrid to carry stuff. I rode over 200 miles last week but it does...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-14-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By RedC
Great job, my first century took a lot longer...

Great job, my first century took a lot longer than that
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-03-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By RedC
Your feet are a lot more flexible than mine then,...

Your feet are a lot more flexible than mine then, Some shoes fit me better than others and they are all the same size
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-31-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,506
Posted By RedC
When I started riding a road bike 5 years ago my...

When I started riding a road bike 5 years ago my saddle was killing me and all my friends gave me suggestions on saddles ( I think I own 6 now) except one friend who was 70 yro and an experienced...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-31-13, 01:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,750
Posted By RedC
6488 miles 191 rides 74,088 ft elevation and I...

6488 miles 191 rides 74,088 ft elevation and I didn't neglect my kids, my little boy is 46. You can ride more when you're old:lol:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-26-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,499
Posted By RedC
7000 miles and lose 30 to 50 lbs. I lost nearly...

7000 miles and lose 30 to 50 lbs. I lost nearly 40lbs in 2012 then went through a lot of difficulty in 2013 and gained 15lbs back. I've lose about 10 of those in the last month and I'm back on the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-16-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 846
Posted By RedC
This was a rough year for me and I've had trouble...

This was a rough year for me and I've had trouble holding on to 40lb pound loss in 2012. But I'm back to riding more and eating less cause I figured out I just can't ride faster than I can eat and...
Forum: Southeast 12-16-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By RedC
We ate at Joe's Family Restaurant when we were...

We ate at Joe's Family Restaurant when we were there in October and they took such good care of us we came back the next night. Food was good, service was good and the prices were low. It's on Main...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,151
Posted By RedC
We're having a cold front here too. They are...

We're having a cold front here too. They are expecting it to be down to 58 F at the beginning of our ride on Wednesday and not get back above 80 til the weekend:(
Forum: Southeast 12-10-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By RedC
Ron, you missed it. We had great weather, a...

Ron, you missed it. We had great weather, a great turnout and lot's of fun. Maybe next year
Forum: Road Cycling 12-10-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,621
Posted By RedC
[QUOTE=abdul10000;16318243]Yes the seat is not...

[QUOTE=abdul10000;16318243]Yes the seat is not comfortable, but there aren't any professional bike stores in my city, except the one I bought the bike from. Therefore, I have to relay on online...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-10-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,621
Posted By RedC
Your inseam is more important than your height. ...

Your inseam is more important than your height. I'm 6'4" and I have a 34" inseam and I ride a 62. I can ride a 60 or a 64 but I'm more comfortable on a 62. Living in a small town and dealing with...
Forum: Southeast 12-02-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By RedC
Looks like the weather is going to be perfect. ...

Looks like the weather is going to be perfect. Low's in the 60's and highs in the low 80's. I'm marking roads on Wednesday (many of the routes were marked over the weekend but I was out of town) We...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-02-13, 10:08 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,151
Posted By RedC
That's my experience. I don't know much about...

That's my experience. I don't know much about the technology, my buddy's son owns the Specialized Shop and I just wanted mine to be better than his Dad's:lol:.. So far I'm doing pretty well riding...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-25-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,984
Posted By RedC
At 6'4" 250lbs (closer to 300 5 yrs ago) I've had...

At 6'4" 250lbs (closer to 300 5 yrs ago) I've had constant problems with wheels until I bought a set of Ksyrium SL last year. The only problem I've had was when the lady with the Chevrolet hit me. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,151
Posted By RedC
No complaints about the Madone but the Roubaix...

No complaints about the Madone but the Roubaix smooths out the pavement and the ride is spectacular I also got electronic shifting (Ultegra 10 spd) which adds another level to the new ride. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,552
Posted By RedC
Got out this weekend and rode 40 miles at 17...

Got out this weekend and rode 40 miles at 17 plus mph and the bike was still sweet. Rode 50 more on Saturday and 40 more on Sunday so I'm over 300 miles on the bike and still a happy camper.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,151
Posted By RedC
I got the S-Works Roubaix 10 days ago and I have...

I got the S-Works Roubaix 10 days ago and I have 300 miles on it. It's the sweetest ride I've ever had and I'm a little older and bigger than most of you. I'm 71 yo and weigh 250lbs and that seat...
Forum: Introductions 11-19-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By RedC
I started here 5 years ago when I bought a Trek...

I started here 5 years ago when I bought a Trek Navigator. Which is heavier and slower than what you have. Like you I wanted to ride to work and around the neighborhood. Six months later I got...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-13, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,747
Posted By RedC
Shimano now makes a cleat cover that fits better...

Shimano now makes a cleat cover that fits better than Kool Kovers. Amazon has them I just got a pair
Forum: Commuting 11-19-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,877
Posted By RedC
I've never ridden without some kind of mirror. ...

I've never ridden without some kind of mirror. Right now I use helmet mirrors but if you can't see far enough ahead to be able to glance into the mirror you need a better headlight. I use Cygolites...
Forum: Commuting 11-19-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,877
Posted By RedC
Looks like my magic shine and I paid a lot more...

Looks like my magic shine and I paid a lot more than that. I don't worry about the cars at night I can see them and I make sure they can see me. I'm lit up like some kind of emergency. The other...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,151
Posted By RedC
I've been on the east coast for all of my 71...

I've been on the east coast for all of my 71 years. I don't trust air that's not damp. Years ago when I was working as a professional speaker I would get in trouble in Arizona and New Mexico and...
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