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Forum: Touring 02-16-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,291
Posted By mthayer
Why those places, because they beautiful and I...

Why those places, because they beautiful and I would like to see them not going 65 mph iin my truck. I am planning on doing a 3 month tour right now.
Forum: Touring 02-16-13, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,291
Posted By mthayer
I am planning to stay in the US. I was looking at...

I am planning to stay in the US. I was looking at doing a tour of Montana or keeping it southern and doing Tennessee Kentucky and maybe some of Alabama. Haven't quite decided on where or when...
Forum: Touring 02-14-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,291
Posted By mthayer
This is what I was looking for. The real nitty...

This is what I was looking for. The real nitty gritty of bike touring cost. Living in a truck is easier and cheaper than cycling. I do have case of water, fridge full of food, a George Foreman Grill...
Forum: Touring 02-12-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,291
Posted By mthayer
Realistic cost of touring.

I am siting here in Salt Lake City, UT waiting for a load (truck driver) and blowing time by watching YouTube videos on cycle touring. Well I think the bug re-bit me. I am looking for the realistic...
Forum: Touring 05-17-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By mthayer
Long Haul Trucker Deluxe

I am a Long haul truck driver and I like to cycle when i get the chance to. I am looking at getting a LHT deluxe because i would be able to break it down into 2 smaller pieces and that would help in...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-16-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By mthayer
Paco.

Paco.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By mthayer
18 wheeler bike rack

I am looking for a solution that would allow me to carry a bicycle with me while i am on the road working. I am currently driving a 2004 kenworth T600 with a 72 inch mid roof sleeper, and pulling a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-26-11, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By mthayer
Most of the time im staying in the truck. The...

Most of the time im staying in the truck. The issue that I find when I pick up hay, is the lack of places to eat when I ampicking up loads from the smaller towns. Most places have a McDonalds or...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-26-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By mthayer
OTR truck driving and losing weight/execising

In the past few months, i have experienced some set backs and pretty much quite riding. I also had to change my diet from a pescotarian based to no soy or fish. So it was back to eating meat. About a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-21-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By mthayer
Try a cream with zinc oxide (diaper rash cream)...

Try a cream with zinc oxide (diaper rash cream) in it.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-20-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,089
Posted By mthayer
Buy a used bike for now and save up some more...

Buy a used bike for now and save up some more money for a better bike sooner than later. I bought my first road bike, a 1982 trek 614 and rode the piss out of it until i absolutely knew i loved the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-20-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By mthayer
Well saddles are a matter of trial and error...

Well saddles are a matter of trial and error until you find the one that fits you on that bike. I have one bike that I use a Koobi tri saddle on and it is comfortable. I tried putting it on a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-20-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By mthayer
you should know tne rules by now, pics or it...

you should know tne rules by now, pics or it didnt happen.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-20-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 881
Posted By mthayer
I do want to state that I always planned to and...

I do want to state that I always planned to and will see a MD about the results. After talking with a good friend of mine who works in a blood work lab, she said thatbthe chiropractor was on the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-19-11, 01:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 881
Posted By mthayer
I do believe it was to boost my hdl. She carries...

I do believe it was to boost my hdl. She carries a line of vitamins and suppliments at her place that are a pharmacy grade. She carries them because there a lack the nearest store to get them is...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-18-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 881
Posted By mthayer
Yes she is a chiropractor, but she is finishing...

Yes she is a chiropractor, but she is finishing up her degree to where she would be the equivelent to a general practioner. Before she ever called me, she went over her findings with MDs to make sure...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-18-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 881
Posted By mthayer
I am going to have the results looked over by a...

I am going to have the results looked over by a couple other people including a MD. The lady I go to is smarter than quite a few doctors that are around here and she actually cares about the well...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-17-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 881
Posted By mthayer
OT, got some good but bad news today

The good news is that we ran the blood test in time and now I have a great chance to reverse some of the bad things going on in my body. Last week I was having some tingling in my hands and feet, so...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-23-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By mthayer
The debate between which tire provides the least...

The debate between which tire provides the least rolling resistance will keep going on as long as there are different tire brands. I roll on 25s on my road bike, and 32s on my touring bike. Is there...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-23-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By mthayer
Not cool about the statements dissing vegetarians...

Not cool about the statements dissing vegetarians like that. I quit eating land roaming animals over 2 years ago and it was the best thing that i did for myself. I feel so much better than when i was...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By mthayer
For me its about 5 miles or before i can get into...

For me its about 5 miles or before i can get into tne grove. Sometimes it seems like i never get warmed up and i struggle the whole ride.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-06-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 15,323
Posted By mthayer
Had a lovely ride tonight with the gang and a few...

Had a lovely ride tonight with the gang and a few new faces at our wed night group ride. Did 20 miles with a average of 11+ mph. I did experence some side stiches about halfway in the ride and made...
Forum: Touring 07-02-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By mthayer
I ended up getting a Vittoria Randonneur tire,...

I ended up getting a Vittoria Randonneur tire, same thats on the bike. The shop i went to didnt have a matching pair of any tires in the size I was looking for. Its a small shop and they normally...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-02-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By mthayer
I normally hold a ride on Wednesday nights and I...

I normally hold a ride on Wednesday nights and I have it where the meeting location changes to different towns in our county each week. This way people will not have to as far or at all at least once...
Forum: Touring 06-30-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By mthayer
what tires NOT to buy

I am unfortinately going to need to replace tires on my touring bike, 700x32, before long. What tires do i need to pass on or stay away from. I dont need what people consider the best, but i want to...
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