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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,696
Posted By Daspydyr
I went through a phase where I wanted to ride...

I went through a phase where I wanted to ride anything but Continentals especially gatorskins. I became very proficient at changing flats, even with a tire liner.


I have gone to the Continental...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-15-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By Daspydyr
Your question is now your carrot on a stick. ...

Your question is now your carrot on a stick. Everyday you ride, go where you have never been before, just a little farther. I started out on a 20 year old Hardtail Brick of a bike. I was up to 50...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-15-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Daspydyr
For years I was diagnosed with Sciatica because...

For years I was diagnosed with Sciatica because of a bulging disc in L5/4. Then a chiropractor took XRAYs and discovered I was bone on bone in my hips. My Primary care doc ordered a cat scan and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-14-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Daspydyr
Good to see you Pam! My right eye is now 20/20. ...

Good to see you Pam! My right eye is now 20/20. I could read the bathroom scale without my glasses. A whole new world has opened up, the colors are brighter, details are sharper, people have eyes,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-11-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Daspydyr
This group of doctors was referred, but I will...

This group of doctors was referred, but I will never refer them. It is assembly line medical care. I feel less than like a cow being ushered to the slaughter. It will be over by tomorrow...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-11-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Daspydyr
Cataract Surgery tomorrow

The cataract has finally grown large enough that the insurance will authorize getting the lens replaced. Have you had the surgery, is it best to stay off the bike for a while. Let me know what you...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-14-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,461
Posted By Daspydyr
Recreational Sport, Travel with friends for...

Recreational Sport, Travel with friends for rides, mechanical fascination, I like dwaddling in the garage. It all does pass the time in enjoyable ways.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-14-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Daspydyr
Hello my name is Dale. I own and ride bikes.

Hello my name is Dale. I own and ride bikes.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-14-16, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Daspydyr
I am 62. I grew up swimming in the canals along...

I am 62. I grew up swimming in the canals along Baseline and riding my bike all day long.

Then, Like you, I became an office slave. I gained too much weight and my cardio sucked. I started...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-13-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Daspydyr
You will ride your body into shape, you can make...

You will ride your body into shape, you can make some adjustments to help with the wrist and hands. Us Clydes typically lean on things to support our size. Your body will adjust.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-13-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Daspydyr
Congratulations! Especially if its the bike that...

Congratulations! Especially if its the bike that breaks and not you. Keep riding, it is always good.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-13-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,444
Posted By Daspydyr
If you ride 4 or 5 days in a row, you need to...

If you ride 4 or 5 days in a row, you need to take a 2 day break. You are starting out. Great start. I remember when a 5 mile ride was followed by an hour of recovery!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-13-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By Daspydyr
I move like Lurch, probably ride like him a well....

I move like Lurch, probably ride like him a well. I ride more than ever.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-09-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Daspydyr
Make sure the bar ends are plugged! My finger...

Make sure the bar ends are plugged! My finger got stuck in one during a tumble. That was nasty!
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-09-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Daspydyr
I think that the comment about comfort is a major...

I think that the comment about comfort is a major factor. In your riding posture you want levers comfortably close. But there is a difference in posture when you are getting there and then another...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-09-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,753
Posted By Daspydyr
This idea is catching on. I am thinking of my...

This idea is catching on. I am thinking of my own cannibalizaton of my own. Do I beef up a Road frame or trim down a hardtail?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-07-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 884
Posted By Daspydyr
Well I for one am disappointed! Not really, you...

Well I for one am disappointed! Not really, you have a decent stable of bikes. I have been eyeing the CX style bikes as well. I could sell a couple of bikes and pick something up.

You should...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-07-16, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Daspydyr
The Las Vegas area has some great riding. But...

The Las Vegas area has some great riding. But it is desert riding and summers are HOT-DEADLY Hot! October through May is a great time to visit. Imba h t liste n their Epics ride list.
...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-06-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Daspydyr
Vegas Bay, we get hot fast around here! Why they...

Vegas Bay, we get hot fast around here! Why they built in the Mohave Desert is beyond me.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-06-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Daspydyr
Looks like you hail from Montana? That would...

Looks like you hail from Montana? That would make everything that much sweeter. Congratulations. We were breaking 100 degrees by 11am.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-06-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,405
Posted By Daspydyr
In my experience and opinion, as with Carbon...

In my experience and opinion, as with Carbon Fiber Boy, a good pair of shorts keeps things in place. But this time of year, I notice that I sag to one side of the saddle or the other. Then I get...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-06-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By Daspydyr
Congratulations on building up a great memory!...

Congratulations on building up a great memory! Kudos to your dad.

Good to see you Baron!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-02-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,819
Posted By Daspydyr
Yea, you need a permit t ride naked!

Yea, you need a permit t ride naked!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-02-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,819
Posted By Daspydyr
Vegas Valley will stay a moderate 105. Dang I...

Vegas Valley will stay a moderate 105. Dang I hate this heat.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-02-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 693
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Posted By Daspydyr
HEY, I see you are from Oregon. There is a...

HEY, I see you are from Oregon. There is a beautiful woman who rides in our group. She also plays piano in the Symphony orchestra, very strong bike person. We ended one of our rides at a Brew Pub...
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