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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-15-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By Gnosis
Even if I COULD ride one of those one-wheeled...

Even if I COULD ride one of those one-wheeled critters if given the opportunity (though I’d wager that I couldn’t without considerable practice and accompanying face plants), I’m fairly certain my...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-27-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By Gnosis
Just last week I witnessed a road biker fall over...

Just last week I witnessed a road biker fall over while stopped at a red light for more than 20 seconds. He took his humiliating fall in stride by laughing it off (realistically, what better option...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-06-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,199
Posted By Gnosis
I’m getting old and forgetful; people should...

I’m getting old and forgetful; people should simply be glad that I still remember to put some manner of pants on before I go out riding. :p
Forum: Commuting 03-04-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By Gnosis
Yikes! At those temperatures, the problem "biking...

Yikes! At those temperatures, the problem "biking naked" becomes major shrinkage. :lol:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-03-16, 04:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,617
Posted By Gnosis
As a noun, “gnosis” can mean “knowledge of...

As a noun, “gnosis” can mean “knowledge of spiritual truths/mysteries.” This is the manner of its usage in my case. I’ll refrain from elaborating as to how the name came to me (trust me, you’d never...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-03-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,617
Posted By Gnosis
Being that I stated that I’ve never watched it;...

Being that I stated that I’ve never watched it; how would I know if the movie was in some manner synonymous with my screen name/handle? Even the brief description of the movie’s theme—“A small-town...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-02-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,617
Posted By Gnosis
I've never watched it.

I've never watched it.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-26-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,848
Posted By Gnosis
What did the two have in common? The shotgun...

What did the two have in common? The shotgun provided the means to protect your bike! :lol:
Forum: Commuting 02-25-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,672
Posted By Gnosis
I have numerous cementless patches (from Park...

I have numerous cementless patches (from Park Tools) that have been holding air perfectly for the past 4+ years now. That hardly makes them a “temporary” patch.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-23-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Gnosis
I bought a 5-speed bike that had one of those...

I bought a 5-speed bike that had one of those gear shifts! Back then it was described thusly: “That’s totally BOSS, man!” :lol:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-18-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,587
Posted By Gnosis
Coincidentally, I was just thinking about my old...

Coincidentally, I was just thinking about my old paper route last night!

I delivered “The Bulletin” (which eventually folded). I made 2 cents per daily paper and 6 cents per the Sunday paper. I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-17-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,273
Posted By Gnosis
While riding my bike, I’ve encountered quite a...

While riding my bike, I’ve encountered quite a few good sized snakes crossing the Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) which runs beside the river for many miles. I’ve always managed to steer around them...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-06-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,850
Posted By Gnosis
My 2012 Trek Wahoo 29er hardtail came equipped...

My 2012 Trek Wahoo 29er hardtail came equipped with Bontrager AT-550 36-spoke wheels. The bike and wheels now have 3,927 miles on them and I’ve never had any spoke failures. I use the bike for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-06-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By Gnosis
Ditto. The descent is the reward!

Ditto. The descent is the reward!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-04-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,966
Posted By Gnosis
Patch.

Patch.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-02-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By Gnosis
Today was the first opportunity I’ve had to ride...

Today was the first opportunity I’ve had to ride since our big snowfall here in southeastern Pennsylvania. I was hoping to head to Valley Forge, PA and back as I often do (a 55 mile ride), but I made...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-02-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Gnosis
My bikes are surely my fountain of youth. They...

My bikes are surely my fountain of youth. They brought me back from the severity of my heart attack (incurred at age 53, but I wasn’t well enough to attempt bicycling until age 20 months later in mid...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,516
Posted By Gnosis
All of my bikes (now a total of 6) are equipped...

All of my bikes (now a total of 6) are equipped with platform pedals. They’ve suited me just fine even on my longest mountain rides (200 & 250 miles).

However, there are times when I’d like to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Gnosis
UniGeezer, if I can ever traverse the distance of...

UniGeezer, if I can ever traverse the distance of the states (and I’d like to someday via bicycle), I’d gladly give you a shout.

Every time I watch your unicycling videos, I find myself...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By Gnosis
Happy 60th oldnslow2. I’ll be turning 60...

Happy 60th oldnslow2.

I’ll be turning 60 in a couple months and I’m also in far better shape than I was at age 50, thanks to bicycling. :thumb:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-30-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Gnosis
Roughly 10 to 19 pounds is somewhat lighter than...

Roughly 10 to 19 pounds is somewhat lighter than I’d have guessed. In any case, you make unicycling appear so natural, easy, and fun, which is saying something at your 60 years of age. (I turn 60 in...
Forum: Commuting 01-29-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By Gnosis
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-27-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Gnosis
As always UniGeezer, your videos are a hoot to...

As always UniGeezer, your videos are a hoot to view.

I honestly can’t imagine myself going 18 MPH on a unicycle (foreseeing myself doing a horribly disfiguring face-plant). You, however, make it...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-27-16, 11:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,496
Posted By Gnosis
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-21-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,256
Posted By Gnosis
:lol:

:lol:
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