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Forum: Road Cycling 04-07-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4,590
Views: 70,975
Posted By Treker
Can I suggest you see if there are any "mother's...

Can I suggest you see if there are any "mother's helpers" in the area? This is a teen who occupies the little one for a couple of hours while the mom remains in the house,either to catch up on some...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-21-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By Treker
How important are the shocks? If you're not going...

How important are the shocks? If you're not going over lots of roots and rocks then maybe consider a bike without. You'll lose less forward momentum which over a couple of hours could be significant....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Treker
Hi DoodleThis, Welcome to cycling! Any...

Hi DoodleThis,

Welcome to cycling! Any journey starts with the first crank of your pedals. I'm a 55 y/o guy whose wife is also just getting into cycling. I'm happy when she accompanies me, even if...
Forum: Eastern Canada 07-21-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Treker
Thanks for your great reply.

Thanks for your great reply.
Forum: Eastern Canada 02-24-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Treker
Hi, 100KM Se of Ottawa? Does that put you in ...

Hi,
100KM Se of Ottawa? Does that put you in the Ingleside area? I like to cycle there from Ottawa, have breakfast, and then cycle home. I too would like some cycling buddies.
Forum: Eastern Canada 02-20-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Treker
Ingleside to Kingston - Waterfront Trail - All Asphalt?

Hi,

I've searched this forum and browsed the WT site but can't definitively determine if I can cycle on asphalt all the way from Ingleside ON to Kingston ON. Cycling through the odd community to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,880
Posted By Treker
Great topic. As the book "Younger Next Year"...

Great topic. As the book "Younger Next Year" points out, by following 7 simple rules, you can be functionally younger next year. If I can share a small nugget from the book: when you exercise you...
Forum: Commuting 11-08-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,330
Posted By Treker
I think the time to consider weight is before you...

I think the time to consider weight is before you buy the bike. What I'm reading is that you substituted the bus with a bike. Great choice. Why consider $300 in upgrades and labour on a $500 bike....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-31-14, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Treker
Vintage Westfalen Child's Scooter BB Overhaul

Bought this at a garage sale for $5. I think it has potential although it's a bit of a fixer upper. While the crank rotates, it's a bit rough. Do I approach the BB removal from the right side or the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-01-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Treker
Ever Buy a Tire That Wouldn't Fit? Conti 700*28 Touring Plus

Hi,

I recently purchashed two Conti Touring Plus 700*28s and I'm having one heck of a time trying to get them on. Anyone else ever have this problem?

The problem is with the last 8" or so. I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-11-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 34,434
Posted By Treker
I've read many of your posts with great interest....

I've read many of your posts with great interest. I too do some resistance training 2 or 3 times a week: nothing spectacular but it's making me look better in the mirror....

Just wondering if any...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-17-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 252,763
Posted By Treker
52 years old Riding enthusiastically since 2003...

52 years old
Riding enthusiastically since 2003 when I began commuting about 50kms a day, every day from mid-March to late-October. Now, with w/e rides included I average about 7500 kms/year....
Forum: Road Cycling 04-30-12, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Treker
Acceptable Storage System?

Hi. I just picked up my new Tarmac.Is it appropriate to 'hang' a CF bike as shown in the pic? I've never had an issue with my aluminum Allez.

TIA
Forum: Road Cycling 04-16-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,700
Posted By Treker
Long ago on a similar thread, someone opined that...

Long ago on a similar thread, someone opined that CF attenuates (getting away from the damping/dampening thingy :-) high frequency vibrations better than ALU and therefore leaves the rider in a less...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-30-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,351
Posted By Treker
Can't over emphasize the importance of in-flight...

Can't over emphasize the importance of in-flight nutrition. Suggest you start finding the right combination of endurance drink/snacks that will propel you from start to finish.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-17-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Treker
Worked as directed. Had to use an old pipe to get...

Worked as directed. Had to use an old pipe to get some extra oomph.

Thanks again.

Phil
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-17-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Treker
Crank Brow Candy c crank side removal

Hi,

I'm stuck - literally and figuratively. Which way do I turn the hex key to remove my pedal?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Eastern Canada 03-14-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Treker
Hi, I'm from Orleans as well. (Haven't been on...

Hi,
I'm from Orleans as well. (Haven't been on this site for a while) What sort of recreational riding are you interested in? I know that Orleans Cycles of St Joseph has a friendly group that gets...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-16-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Treker
Easton Vista SLs or Fulcrum Racing 6

I'd value the Forum's input.

Just took delivery of a stock Specialized Tarmac Comp 105. First all-carbon bike for this lad. :) Comes with Fulcrum 6 wheels which I gather is a cross between the 5...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-29-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,274
Posted By Treker
If modesty is an issue, consider yourself...

If modesty is an issue, consider yourself fortunate that you're into cycling and not bodybuilding! :-)
Forum: Commuting 05-27-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Treker
Something Dear, Something Cheap...

In dressing for this morning's commute and coupled with the weather we're having here in Eastern Ontario (rain, coolish temps), I decided to wear a complimentary shower cap I took from an earlier...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 795
Posted By Treker
In sunny Ottawa, managed to get in 15km yesterday...

In sunny Ottawa, managed to get in 15km yesterday (Christmas day (-9c)) before my parents arrived. Nothing makes turkey go down better than a pre-dinner workout. :-) Got in 20km today (-7c.) While...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-24-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Treker
Up here in Canada, our cross country...

Up here in Canada, our cross country automotive/everything else retailer started selling an all carbon bike this year for 999 CDN. Components are the ones below Sora. Tires are 700*23's. One size. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-23-10, 08:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,788
Posted By Treker
Is the OP question ambiguous? "Do Females like...

Is the OP question ambiguous? "Do Females like guys to shave their legs"

I think the question is explicitly asking if women like men who shave womens' legs. I think we can all agree on the intent...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-23-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,551
Posted By Treker
An accountant would reply by closing the blinds,...

An accountant would reply by closing the blinds, locking the door, and ask in a hushed voice, "what do you want your average speed to be?"
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