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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-11, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By outwest5
:lol: Yep. He was so busy trying to make his...

:lol:
Yep. He was so busy trying to make his movie that he forgot a road bike doesn't do well in the dirt and took a little dump. :rolleyes:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By outwest5
That might be the problem then. He just posted...

That might be the problem then. He just posted them a day or two ago, so they were with the latest flash. Many computers are set to automatically update. Maybe yours is not?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By outwest5
You can set the resolution and how wide a field...

You can set the resolution and how wide a field of view they have. They do not have a zoom that you can zoom in on automatically, but you can make the field of vision smaller. They also come with a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By outwest5
It is a you tube video and I imbedded it right in...

It is a you tube video and I imbedded it right in the post. You should be able to see it? It was the upper part of the Santa Ana River Trail from Norco to Riverside California (Riverside County). The...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-16-11, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By outwest5
Go Pro video camera on bike

My husband got a Go Pro mini video camera a few weeks ago and the house hasn't been the same since. He make a minimovie of a ride a few weeks ago complete with effects and music. oy. I thought you...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-06-11, 12:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By outwest5
Yes, the ride is very nice with the 25's, but the...

Yes, the ride is very nice with the 25's, but the hassle of getting them on and off all the time wasn't worth the extra comfort to me. Perhaps other wheel/brake/fork set ups will allow the 25 to slip...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-04-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By outwest5
Those look nice! So glad you found some you...

Those look nice! So glad you found some you liked. :)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-04-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By outwest5
I am not sure about that. They have a little...

I am not sure about that. They have a little design on the sides that is directional. I read over the instructions after I put them on (of course) and it says to pay attention to the arrow.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-03-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,496
Posted By outwest5
You guys make jokes about it, but it sounds...

You guys make jokes about it, but it sounds disconcerting and a little creepy. I haven't been yelled at and I hope I never am. Do they think it is fun or something? Weird.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,330
Posted By outwest5
Allegheny, you have an owey on your knee. :( ...

Allegheny, you have an owey on your knee. :(
What the heck are you doing there, anyway? Bike hurdles?!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By outwest5
A trunk rack is next. We did our ride...

A trunk rack is next.

We did our ride today, about 25 miles up and down. I like the tires a lot! I was surprised how stuck to the ground they felt around corners; I felt very confident on them....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 659
Posted By outwest5
Just breezes most of the year, but the Santa Ana...

Just breezes most of the year, but the Santa Ana winds come once a year. I haven't tried riding in them.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Ana_winds
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-11, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By outwest5
The best way to lose weight is to count calories...

The best way to lose weight is to count calories and change portion sizes.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-11, 12:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,091
Posted By outwest5
I live near foothills to large mountains. Nothing...

I live near foothills to large mountains. Nothing is flat going north to south, but I can go east to west flat.

36 is a lot, but I have many accessories. One must have accessories on a hybrid....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,091
Posted By outwest5
Jimm, my hybrid is 36 pounds without the basket -...

Jimm, my hybrid is 36 pounds without the basket - disk brakes, triple, nice strong frame, a real workhorse and a great bike. The roadbike is 17 with the seat bag. That is practically 20 pounds...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,773
Posted By outwest5
I'm not sure I would go as far as to say fun, but...

I'm not sure I would go as far as to say fun, but it certainly is a whole lot easier. The road bike excels on hills and is the place the difference is most noticeable. I remember the first real hill...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By outwest5
That looks cold. Glad you got to ride. It's...

That looks cold. Glad you got to ride. It's around 80 here today, sunny and nice. Tomorrow is supposed to be about the same andI am off for a ride then.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By outwest5
Okay- done. :) I put a little piece of black...

Okay- done. :) I put a little piece of black electrical tape at the valve hole on the rim as recommended. I have new name brand tubes (Michelin Butyl) without threads and new Continental Grand Prix...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,773
Posted By outwest5
Velo, I bought a hybrid when i wanted to start...

Velo, I bought a hybrid when i wanted to start riding again. It only took a few months of lugging that thing around to start to pine away for a real road bike. When I bought the hybrid, I had not...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 305
Posted By outwest5
This old lady isn't going to be racing. I went to...

This old lady isn't going to be racing. I went to a local race a couple weeks ago. They had all age categories and both professional and amateur. I love all the colors:...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By outwest5
For your new life plan you need a TV remote, a...

For your new life plan you need a TV remote, a bag of chips, a beer and a lazy boy. Then all will be right with the world.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 01:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,091
Posted By outwest5
50 yrs, 5'7", 138# 50/34 and 11/28, but only...

50 yrs, 5'7", 138#
50/34 and 11/28, but only because that's what came on the Felt. My hybrid has a triple, which I need because of it's weight. The road bike is more than sufficient in comparison....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,671
Posted By outwest5
I was visiting family in Berlin, Germany. It's...

I was visiting family in Berlin, Germany. It's pretty darned good there. All the streets have both bike paths and sidewalks separated by color demarcations or different bricks. There are a lot of...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-29-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By outwest5
LOL Front tire - front wheel. Seem almost the...

LOL Front tire - front wheel. Seem almost the same to me. ;)

:) Sorry. I had posted about the problem before and had been asked about the quick release before. If someone didn't know about the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-29-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By outwest5
Exactly, AzTallRider. I am using the quick...

Exactly, AzTallRider. I am using the quick release and it still isn't enough (I'm not dumb, sheesh). The 25 tires I have are a tad bulbous. They look good and ride well, but I am tired of messing...
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