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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-23-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,537
Posted By Cycle Babble
Am I the only one who does not ride in the winter?

Does everyone else ride in the winter?

I tend to be a fair weather fan, but noticed that a lot of you like to ride year round. I understand that California, Florida, or some in between residents...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-23-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 936
Posted By Cycle Babble
Road 90% MTN 10% I do the state trails with...

Road 90%
MTN 10%
I do the state trails with my son a few times a year, but all of my training and organized rides are road trips.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-29-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,330
Posted By Cycle Babble
Hello, My name is John and I am a recovering...

Hello, My name is John and I am a recovering cyclist (everyone applause). I have been cycling for many years and I have to say each year is getting better, longer rides, faster times, lower weight,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-07-16, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By Cycle Babble
I just remembered another situation I had a few...

I just remembered another situation I had a few years back on my first organized ride. While approaching the final rest stop I followed my riding habit of releasing my left leg from the pedal clip....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-06-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By Cycle Babble
It is not the price of the bike that...

It is not the price of the bike that matters.....it is the condition of the motor.


It seems like every organized ride I go on, I have a bunch of riders, young and old, who fly by me like am...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-02-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Cycle Babble
Nice speed for that distance. My 100 mile ride...

Nice speed for that distance. My 100 mile ride took me 7 hours 25 minutes.

John
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-10-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Cycle Babble
Last year I did my first MS150 and rode the 75/75...

Last year I did my first MS150 and rode the 75/75 mile rides. Here in Wisconsin they give you options for both days and have seen a few riders take the short route on day 2.

My training included...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-12-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By Cycle Babble
I use Endomundo with my smart phone to track my...

I use Endomundo with my smart phone to track my biking......but I leave the phone packed in my top bar pack with a few emergency snacks. I also use a cheap bike computer to track the miles as well....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-20-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,457
Posted By Cycle Babble
To my friends NW of me, If that is the...

To my friends NW of me,

If that is the case......all the biking clothes I own are BAD. :p
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-20-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,457
Posted By Cycle Babble
Yes....and in my opinion, it is DAMN COLD.

Yes....and in my opinion, it is DAMN COLD.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-20-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,699
Posted By Cycle Babble
Besides the fact I love to ride my bike, this is...

Besides the fact I love to ride my bike, this is one of those hidden benefits that keep me riding!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-19-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,583
Posted By Cycle Babble
bruised, Let me know how it goes. I would ride...

bruised,
Let me know how it goes. I would ride it with you but my son and I already have a ride planned around the Horicon Marsh on Sunday (Yeah, I know it is a Packers game day).
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-27-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By Cycle Babble
Nice water bottles.....but I would have got the...

Nice water bottles.....but I would have got the insulated ones! :rolleyes:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-22-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,889
Posted By Cycle Babble
Choose one bike.......yeah right! My guess would...

Choose one bike.......yeah right! My guess would be my old Chrome Moly....but I am glad I have a choice.
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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-19-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Cycle Babble
OP posted: I need to purchase a new bike. My...

OP posted: I need to purchase a new bike.

My reply: This is a problem? :D

John
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-19-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Cycle Babble
I am with Pamestique on this one. After my last...

I am with Pamestique on this one. After my last few purchases, I have all the bikes I need for now. That being said, if I happen to see a really good bargain......well lets just say I may have to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-18-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,125
Posted By Cycle Babble
I started to read this and smoke came pouring...

I started to read this and smoke came pouring from my ears. :roflmao2:
Will have to digest this in small intervals.

On another note: I find the best way to overcome any obstacle is to tackle it...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-18-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,013
Posted By Cycle Babble
I purchased my Domane 4.5C last December. Was not...

I purchased my Domane 4.5C last December. Was not able to ride it until April. I now have 700+ miles on it with no issues. I started out the year at 265lbs and am now 251. I also have the stock race...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-18-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Cycle Babble
Obsessed about riding? Yes....and then some. My...

Obsessed about riding? Yes....and then some. My 1,000 mile goal is close to being busted. Perhaps I should shoot for 2,000?

Keep it up...soon you will be in a happy place. :speedy:

...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-18-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By Cycle Babble
Holy crap....I have found myself to do this a few...

Holy crap....I have found myself to do this a few times. :roflmao2:


John
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By Cycle Babble
So...is 48 the new 50? :rolleyes: John

So...is 48 the new 50? :rolleyes:


John
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Cycle Babble
There are times you have to rely on body...

There are times you have to rely on body language. Words may not express what two flat tires can. :eek:


John
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-14, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Cycle Babble
What.....she only lived to be 100? I do wonder...

What.....she only lived to be 100? I do wonder what influence the biking had on her longevity.

John
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-14, 05:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,743
Posted By Cycle Babble
My local bike shop has a coffee mug hanging on...

My local bike shop has a coffee mug hanging on the wall with my name on it. :rolleyes:

John
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-16-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Cycle Babble
Two flats in one ride is a sure sign of PMS....

Two flats in one ride is a sure sign of PMS. Since I forgot to check the sex of my bike before I purchased it, I can only hope this doesn't happen to me. :p
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