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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-02-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By SlipKid65
While you're shopping, be sure to check out some...

While you're shopping, be sure to check out some road bikes too.

I bought a hybrid (Giant Escape) a year and a half ago, and it is a great bike. I put 2000 miles on it, and decided to test ride...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-01-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,392
Posted By SlipKid65
I was gonna do 26 today, but it started pouring...

I was gonna do 26 today, but it started pouring about 3.5 in, so I only got 7 miles in today.

MTD 7 miles.... Should be nice tomorrow.....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-01-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,392
Posted By SlipKid65
I did 402 miles in Dec. It's gonna be a little...

I did 402 miles in Dec. It's gonna be a little harder to top or meet that in Jan, as I was on vacation for the entire month of Dec, but I'm gonna give it a shot.

Got the bike ready to go..... Now...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-31-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
402.3 MTD. Not bad for me. I would've gotten...

402.3 MTD. Not bad for me. I would've gotten closer to 500 had I not had to leave town for 4 days.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-26-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
373.9 mtd

373.9 mtd
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-26-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,557
Posted By SlipKid65
My bride got me a 2012 Felt Z5.......

My bride got me a 2012 Felt Z5.......
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-26-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
347.9 MTD....... Gonna go for 400............

347.9 MTD....... Gonna go for 400............
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-26-13, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,732
Posted By SlipKid65
Ditto the Giant recommendation. I also live in...

Ditto the Giant recommendation. I also live in Naples and picked up 2 '13 Giant Escapes last year for my wife and myself. We got them at The Bike Route on 41 and they were great to deal with. I've...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-23-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
319.9 mtd.......

319.9 mtd.......
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-22-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
294 MTD.... Just did 20 mile this afternoon, 10...

294 MTD.... Just did 20 mile this afternoon, 10 of it into a 20mph wind.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-20-13, 05:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
240.2 mtd

240.2 mtd
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-19-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
Got 22.7 in today, so MTD total is 223.6.....

Got 22.7 in today, so MTD total is 223.6.....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-19-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By SlipKid65
I was worried about the same thing. I was 255...

I was worried about the same thing. I was 255 when I got my road bike (Felt Z5), down to 245. No issues.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-19-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,031
Posted By SlipKid65
I do most of my "fitness" riding at night, and...

I do most of my "fitness" riding at night, and I've been using the cheap Amazon Cree MS knockoffs for a year and a half. I have 4 of them.

For the most part, they work well. I've had no issues...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-19-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,891
Posted By SlipKid65
No particular target, but I am up to 201.9 MTD. ...

No particular target, but I am up to 201.9 MTD.

I've got a 25 miler on my new road bike (Present from Santa..... Leftover 2012 Felt Z5) planned for today.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-07-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,788
Posted By SlipKid65
Sanibel Island Helipad, Bowmans Beach, Sanibel...

Sanibel Island Helipad, Bowmans Beach, Sanibel Island FL. Most of the above ground scenes in George Romero's Day of the Dead were filmed at this location in 1984.
...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-07-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,788
Posted By SlipKid65
Sanibel Island Helipad. Most of the above ground...

Sanibel Island Helipad. Most of the above ground scenes in George Romero's Day of the Dead ​were filmed at this location in 1984.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-09-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,831
Posted By SlipKid65
On my nocturnal rides around Naples, I typically...

On my nocturnal rides around Naples, I typically see a few gators, possums, deer, raccoons, armadillos and saw a black bear once.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-09-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By SlipKid65
I picked up a Giant Escape 3 last year. It's a...

I picked up a Giant Escape 3 last year. It's a 2013 ($420 new), and I have been riding the daylights out of it ever since (2500 miles since a year ago August). When I was looking, the equivalent...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-21-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,087
Posted By SlipKid65
Agreed. But these same people drive, and don't...

Agreed. But these same people drive, and don't keep right on the roads either.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-09-13, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,401
Posted By SlipKid65
I only listen when riding late at night on the...

I only listen when riding late at night on the MUPs or nearly deserted neighborhoods I frequent. I never use earphones though. I made an iPhone mount for my bike using the belt clip that comes with...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-08-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By SlipKid65
As far as tilt goes, most stock seats cannot be...

As far as tilt goes, most stock seats cannot be fine tuned to the nth degree. I ended up investing in a Thomson seat post, which is infinitely adjustable, to get to the exact point of comfort....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-05-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By SlipKid65
Sounds like there might be an issue with the...

Sounds like there might be an issue with the tire, like a tiny piece of something (glass, metal) punctured the tread and is still embedded in the tire, damaging every tube you put in there. I'd pull...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-05-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By SlipKid65
I installed a Flyer (A B-17 with springs) on my...

I installed a Flyer (A B-17 with springs) on my Giant Escape back in Sept. It's got about 500 miles on it, and I agree that it's by far the most comfortable saddle I've ever had. I also had to give...
Forum: Foo 11-12-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,605
Views: 733,703
Posted By SlipKid65
Nice '70! I've got a "restified" '66 GTO...

Nice '70!

I've got a "restified" '66 GTO convertible (posted a few pages back) that runs 7.60's in the 1/8th and can be driven anywhere. It has some minor suspension mods, but still doesn't...
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