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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-27-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By UncleJoey
Thanks for the words of support. The biggest deal...

Thanks for the words of support. The biggest deal is for me is the self discipline as I haven't been late to work or class or once since I began this routine vs before I would just do whatever I felt...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-26-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By UncleJoey
Have had one set for four years on my MTB. Work...

Have had one set for four years on my MTB. Work great for trails, commuting, and recreation. Getting a new pair since eventually if you fail to service your pedals they get some play in them!

:D
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-26-09, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,077
Posted By UncleJoey
I'm 6'1...nothing compared to my 6'5" 15yr old...

I'm 6'1...nothing compared to my 6'5" 15yr old cousin. And he plays tennis, not basketball.


If I am at my dad's Xmas get-together I am THE tallest person period...somehow the short gene skipped...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-26-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By UncleJoey
Wonderful year so far!!!

Hey all, I'm excited about this year so far.
For once...things are working for me.

*Starting Weight: 235 (01/01/09
*Current Weight: 224 (01/26/09)
*Dropped all sugary crap
*Increased exercise...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-25-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By UncleJoey
You may consider this a keeper. My '00 Response...

You may consider this a keeper. My '00 Response is my dedicated road beater which does not have as nice of components. I ditched the shot RST fork and went with a rigid fork, added slicks, rider...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-25-09, 02:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,757
Posted By UncleJoey
*Shed 40lbs this year...bringing me to 180lbs ...

*Shed 40lbs this year...bringing me to 180lbs
*Ride, not drive...successful so far, 341 days to go!
*Pass ALL of my courses, no other option.
*Continue not drinking, multiple reasons.
*No Fast...
Forum: BMX 01-19-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,496
Posted By UncleJoey
So I pass up this unfinished strip mall on my mtb...

So I pass up this unfinished strip mall on my mtb every day on my commute. I rode around the exterior of the buildings and noted the tall curbs, ledges, and stairs(rare for my area). I saw my...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-18-09, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By UncleJoey
Just wanted to add I've been riding with these...

Just wanted to add I've been riding with these for 4 years but I don't do drops or aynthing..but they hold up to my 230lb self. And they are on my '01 Diamondback Response.
Forum: BMX 01-18-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 43,607
Posted By UncleJoey
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh223/joeslow/1...

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh223/joeslow/1216081610copy.jpg

Before I didn't see it, but now you can SO easily tell it fake! :notamused:


Now I''ll try to get some shots of Monday's...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-18-09, 02:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By UncleJoey
My first bike was a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle...

My first bike was a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle hand me down 16" BMX style bike w/o training wheels. When it got stolen I had to ride one of my three sister's bikes until I got a 20" Pacific BMX for...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-08-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By UncleJoey
Put the tire in a vise, then use the leverage of...

Put the tire in a vise, then use the leverage of the wheel to break the bead. Just be gentle is you want to reuse the old tire.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-06-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By UncleJoey
I say support one of the local Bike shops and get...

I say support one of the local Bike shops and get a bike from them. That'll be nice for when they need serviced later you can return to them and they more than likely will be specialize din that...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-05-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 981
Posted By UncleJoey
I get the same crap from friends and family who...

I get the same crap from friends and family who have bought me new things. For example for Xmas I got new gloves, helmet, shorts, and some other stuff.

I'm waiting until i kill my current gear...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-30-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By UncleJoey
I agree, today was awesome. I was able to do a 12...

I agree, today was awesome. I was able to do a 12 mile ride with my MTB on it's new Knobby tires(Panaracer Fire XC Pros). Wish I didn't have to stop but I promised my nephew I would take him to the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-26-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,462
Posted By UncleJoey
I got: *Panaracer Fire XC Pro 26x2.10 tires ...

I got:

*Panaracer Fire XC Pro 26x2.10 tires
*Axo full gloves
*Tools: 8gal compressor, 6pc Dewalt combo, bunch of carpentry stuff.

Nothing else related to my cycling hobby. I got a lot of...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-24-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,012
Posted By UncleJoey
I usually slow down and talk to them. On a rare...

I usually slow down and talk to them. On a rare occasion have I needed to get off the bike and holler at them. Only once I was being chased by a midsized dog without realizing it and when felt...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-24-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By UncleJoey
Growing up i had one of those! If you...

Growing up i had one of those!

If you replace the brake levers with any cheap non plastic ones you'll notice a GREAT improvement in braking.

Safe riding

- Uncle Joey
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-22-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 58,106
Posted By UncleJoey
Nothing extreme...but I hauled my unused...

Nothing extreme...but I hauled my unused treadmill a little over a mile to my friend's house.

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh223/joeslow/img144.jpg

Used my Burley kids trailer I made into...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-21-08, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 599
Posted By UncleJoey
It's 49*F here. not too cold, but it was in the...

It's 49*F here. not too cold, but it was in the 70's yeasterday. Cool thing is it will be in the 70's again from Tuesday through Christmas.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-18-08, 12:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,594
Posted By UncleJoey
...So now I am UncleJoey...and not the one from...

...So now I am UncleJoey...and not the one from "Full House"...

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh223/joeslow/AddiandLilly.jpg
6 month Adi and 10 month lily. They made my finals a living hell.
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