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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-31-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,128
Posted By MacNasty
I have two bikes, one with an 8 speed internal...

I have two bikes, one with an 8 speed internal shimano alfine, the other a single speed. Have no need to buy into the bazillion speed craze. In reality, on the alfine 8 speed I typically only use 3...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-26-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By MacNasty
The only trainer I ever used was one that you...

The only trainer I ever used was one that you attached your bike to, so the saddle was fine. The boredom of staring at a wall was what drove me nuts.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-23-15, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By MacNasty
Have ordered three times from them, several...

Have ordered three times from them, several handlebar/saddle bags, general multi purpose zippered bags, saddle cover, and probably a few other odds and ends that I can't remember. All top quality....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-18-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By MacNasty
I have driven it [never biked it yet] several...

I have driven it [never biked it yet] several times from Nashville to Tupelo. It has some hills, and unless you plan on camping there aren't any motels on the Trace. For that matter, there isn't...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-18-15, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By MacNasty
Get measured for width at your LBS. The most...

Get measured for width at your LBS. The most common mistake in picking a saddle is getting one that is too wide and too cushy. Time in the saddle is important, you will need to build up your sit...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-16-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,394
Posted By MacNasty
Congratulations!!!!!!!!! I remember my first ride...

Congratulations!!!!!!!!! I remember my first ride after 35 years of not being on a bike. I hauled it in the back of my pickup truck to a parking lot. I was beat after the first 5 minutes. Keep after...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-16-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,008
Posted By MacNasty
Proven fact...........when you don't get enough...

Proven fact...........when you don't get enough rest you overeat. Studies show that folks with sleep apnea loose weight when they get a cpap machine and adequate sleep.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-03-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By MacNasty
I'm a clyde and am envious of the great...

I'm a clyde and am envious of the great opportunities you have in Louisville to ride. I have ridden the Beckley portion of the loop and was amazed at how nice it was. I live in Bowling Green and...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-31-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By MacNasty
I tried it along with a product recommended by my...

I tried it along with a product recommended by my local vitamin store called "Seven". Ended up having my knee replaced and it feels much better now. YMMV.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-28-14, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By MacNasty
Does your gym have any stationary bikes? If so...

Does your gym have any stationary bikes? If so you may want to start out there and see how your heel progresses.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By MacNasty
How good is your ear in determining pitch. Seems...

How good is your ear in determining pitch. Seems to be I would rather guess using the hand squeeze method rather than the pitch method.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-17-14, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,588
Posted By MacNasty
I had TKR in March of this year. I think the...

I had TKR in March of this year. I think the normal fear is that you could fall down and break your knee. Anyone would be hard pressed to break these new titanium knees, I won't say it's impossible,...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-15-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By MacNasty
Sorry to hear that you have had a difficult...

Sorry to hear that you have had a difficult experience. It may be just me but I have a habit of giving a new bike a good going over. I get the tools out and wiggle, tighten, adjust just about...
Forum: Commuting 08-14-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,082
Posted By MacNasty
OP's, if you had to choose......carbon fork or...

OP's, if you had to choose......carbon fork or disc brakes. Trolling? "rebuild the entire front of your bike instead"????????? Srsly.
Forum: Commuting 08-13-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,082
Posted By MacNasty
Best choice would be disc brakes and steel fork.

Best choice would be disc brakes and steel fork.
Forum: Commuting 08-12-14, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By MacNasty
+1 on the rigid mtn bike, used off craigs if...

+1 on the rigid mtn bike, used off craigs if possible. Where I am [Kentucky] I see used Trek mountain bikes in great shape all day long in that price range. Put some slicker tires on and you are good...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-12-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By MacNasty
My best has been 14 miles on a very hot day last...

My best has been 14 miles on a very hot day last year. Had total knee replacement in March and my best so far this year has been 12 miles. I know I can do more it is just a mind issue. Keep up the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-11-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By MacNasty
+1 on areotech designs. Also they are made in the...

+1 on areotech designs. Also they are made in the USA!
Forum: Commuting 08-10-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,924
Posted By MacNasty
When I'm biking on greenways or rail to trails I...

When I'm biking on greenways or rail to trails I am not as concerned about hi vis clothing. On the street and I am wearing the hi vis yellow. Purchased some short and long sleeve shirts with a waffle...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-10-14, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By MacNasty
I have the Big Apples and weigh 365. They are...

I have the Big Apples and weigh 365. They are excellent tires and paired with the 36 spoke rims are an ideal almost bullet proof combo.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-07-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By MacNasty
Thompson, set back version.

Thompson, set back version.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-05-14, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By MacNasty
When I first decided to get back into biking my...

When I first decided to get back into biking my idea for a saddle was wide and soft. Now that I have ridden some and tried a boat load of saddles I am convinced that wide and soft is not the answer....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-04-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By MacNasty
Funny looking arm. Wonder where he gets gloves to...

Funny looking arm. Wonder where he gets gloves to fit.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-04-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,737
Posted By MacNasty
You looked cramped on the trek.

You looked cramped on the trek.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-03-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By MacNasty
I had a 3 speed internal hub that I seldom used...

I had a 3 speed internal hub that I seldom used more than the one gear, now I have a 8 speed internal hub and use mostly 3 of them. I have a 27 speed also and use mostly 4-5 of the gears. Unless you...
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