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Forum: Commuting 04-06-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 45,460
Posted By KJL
Ice pellets in the face last night - snow ice...

Ice pellets in the face last night - snow ice today so I cheated and drove my car in. I do 17 miles one way rural highway/open fields. I watch the weather so I know what to expect but the one...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-04-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 254,878
Posted By KJL
Just chiming in as I am looking fro any good tips...

Just chiming in as I am looking fro any good tips to get some weight off. I guess what I always heard was true... When you get older it's harder to lose weight. I have always ignored my age and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-28-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,349
Posted By KJL
I saw how much fun my friends were having and got...

I saw how much fun my friends were having and got one this last Fall. Most fun I've ever had on a bike period. They can be ridden in so many places you never thought possible. Groomed snow single...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-28-16, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By KJL
If you are looking at endurance, long rides,...

If you are looking at endurance, long rides, cross country style - I would endorse the Titanium Motobecane 29er line up - Nice reba sl 100mm travel - If you ride more twitch, tight single track I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-28-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By KJL
I ride 17 miles from west to east so I get it...

I ride 17 miles from west to east so I get it both ways at certain times of year. Best I can do is leave earlier/later - but if I have to I always wear mirrors - high vis jacket - super bright...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-15-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,907
Posted By KJL
I disagree that you cannot see cars in time. I...

I disagree that you cannot see cars in time. I use a mirror attached to my sunglasses and always can tell if a car is moving over for me or not. Get mirror for glasses and wear bright jersey and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-24-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,945
Posted By KJL
Thanks for the great info - looks sweet - cannot...

Thanks for the great info - looks sweet - cannot wait!
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-13-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,945
Posted By KJL
Totally off topic - but I noticed you live in ARK...

Totally off topic - but I noticed you live in ARK spdracr39 - Me and some buds are going there for our annual mtb trip in May. What are some of the must do trails to hit? I am not certain what part...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-12-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,945
Posted By KJL
Maybe I am "odd" but I often ride alone in very...

Maybe I am "odd" but I often ride alone in very remote locations and don't tell anyone - I am 48 no children and have been through the **** so maybe that is part of it. Where I ride cell coverage is...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 254,878
Posted By KJL
Just want to throw this out there - I read about...

Just want to throw this out there - I read about exercising in the morning "before" you eat will help you burn calories and fat - So, I started commuting to work which is 15 miles (20 when bridge...
Forum: Mountain Bike Racing 06-03-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By KJL
Enduro...

Did not see anything much about this on forums - appologize if I missed it. I am doing my first Enduro event this weekend and wonder if anyone on here has done any or does race this style. On paper...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-27-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 1,920,508
Posted By KJL
I am right now 231 5' 10" - Just got back from...

I am right now 231 5' 10" - Just got back from mountain bike trip out west in elevation with mucho climbing and happy to report that I rode just fine with the rest of the group who were much...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-12-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 264,896
Posted By KJL
Levis Mound in Wisconsin! ...

Levis Mound in Wisconsin!
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Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,500
Posted By KJL
I have found that a light spin warm up and then...

I have found that a light spin warm up and then stretch seems to help me much more than a cold stretch out. helps me in hockey as well.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,500
Posted By KJL
Rookie mistake I still make: Eating bad or too...

Rookie mistake I still make: Eating bad or too much before a long ride -
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-05-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,137
Posted By KJL
Anyway... I am a Clyde that actually loves hill...

Anyway... I am a Clyde that actually loves hill climbs as long as there are no Cat 1/2 skin n bones breaking away. There is nothing worse than just losing it in a group ride on a long hill. For...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-28-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By KJL
I asked my insurance guy about insuring my bikes...

I asked my insurance guy about insuring my bikes and asked what if... When he found out how much I had in bikes he said why would anyone spend that much on a bike. I no longer insure through him. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-23-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By KJL
I have been having many issues with Map My Ride...

I have been having many issues with Map My Ride as well. Problems linking with GPS so my routes are all wacky versus what I actually did. Never had problem with it until recently - hopefully an...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-22-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By KJL
My only advice is look on craigslist for a more...

My only advice is look on craigslist for a more road specific bike or hybrid - Different wheels on that bike you have now will not serve you much benefit.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-21-14, 08:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,332
Posted By KJL
I ride almost exclusively in rural areas. I use...

I ride almost exclusively in rural areas. I use a rear mirror. I feel very safe riding with headphones/music/podcast etc. As far as taking away from the experiance of riding... - I use music to...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-16-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By KJL
I have been using them for many years and they...

I have been using them for many years and they have helped me a lot - Hammer Heed for preventing cramping and keeping hydrated and the gels for energy. I use mostly for endurance mountain biking and...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-16-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 300,860
Posted By KJL
Came across this while looking for a good budget...

Came across this while looking for a good budget bike with decent components. Focus Variado 2.0 Bike 2012 > Complete Bikes > Road Bikes | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-16-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By KJL
Thanks hogan! I just bought a friends Niner RIP...

Thanks hogan! I just bought a friends Niner RIP and can't wait to push it.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-11-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,579
Posted By KJL
OK.... Loonies, Tokens, Gold Dust whatever. :) ...

OK.... Loonies, Tokens, Gold Dust whatever. :) I remember before cellphones I carries a quarter in case I had to use phone booth.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-10-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,579
Posted By KJL
One dollar bills in case the vending machine only...

One dollar bills in case the vending machine only takes singles. :)
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