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    Diamond back brand bikes have been around a...

    Diamond back brand bikes have been around a pretty long time, and originated on the west coast.
    I bought my Insight II about two years ago after doing a lot of research and comparisons on components...
  2. I live in Texas and I ride the local MUPs, and I...

    I live in Texas and I ride the local MUPs, and I only live 2 miles from the nearest one. It's dangerous, so I drive. Between the cell phone users and texters, and the locals who don't care about...
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    You've got that right! I've got one of those...

    You've got that right! I've got one of those mid 90's Treks and it's been through it and back again many times, and it is still going strong to this day. I've got newer bikes and I still enjoy...
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    I believe Brooks recommends that with the handle...

    I believe Brooks recommends that with the handle bars level or above seat level, that a saddle like the B67 would be the better choice.
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    I'm 66 with hip and knee pains, but I try to ride...

    I'm 66 with hip and knee pains, but I try to ride every day. I don't push myself on any of my rides, but I let my body tell me how far, or for how long, as long as I'm feeling good with no pain I...
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    I ride all year long living in south central...

    I ride all year long living in south central Texas. We don't have a winter if you consider the few days of cold weather we have to endure. We pay for it in the long hot summers we have down here...
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    I'm blessed living down here in south central...

    I'm blessed living down here in south central Texas where we don't really have a winter to speak of.
    It might get down into the twenties and thirties a few days a year, but in reality you can just...
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    I could have written this! LOL! It's funny,...

    I could have written this! LOL!

    It's funny, but a lot of people give me a bewildered look when I tell them that I can't walk without pain, but I have no problem riding a bike. It's true, and I...
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    Good for you! Unless you are going to do harm...

    Good for you! Unless you are going to do harm to yourself then why quit?
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    What would help get him motivated would be for...

    What would help get him motivated would be for you and you're dad to ride together. Say hit an easy MUP trail or around the neighborhood on the weekend. I try to ride everyday and at least 30min....
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    First of all he should check with his doctor and...

    First of all he should check with his doctor and get approval.

    I'm 66 and I have a bad back, hip and knee problems and I can't walk very far at all without pain. I can ride my bike twenty miles...
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    Closed gate

    Living in San Antonio and having ridden all the Greenways I understand exactly what you are saying and I've bumped heads with the powers that be myself over the uncompleted work on the lower Salado...
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    I also live in San Antonio and have ridden that...

    I also live in San Antonio and have ridden that trail since it opened. It's that gate right behind Los Patios and when I first saw that gate I thought it was odd as well. I don't ride after dark so...
  14. Here is an alternative to clipless pedals and...

    Here is an alternative to clipless pedals and they allow you to wear any type of shoe you want..

    Power Grips
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41FMlax4E1L._SS500_.jpg
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    I just put a set of power grips on my hybrid. ...

    I just put a set of power grips on my hybrid. I've done the shoe specific clipless pedals in the past and got tired of the fact I had to change shoes to ride my bike and couldn't walk around...
  16. Thread: Riding Posture

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    It sounds like you are riding in an agressive...

    It sounds like you are riding in an agressive riding position leaning forward and having to lock your arms to hold your upper torso up.
    That is fine for being aero and speed but unless your racing...
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    I have had bikes with and without kick stands,...

    I have had bikes with and without kick stands, and to me it's makes little difference. The bikes that had them came with them, and the bikes that didn't have kickstands didn't come with them.

    If...
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    video (note: I didn't see any drop bars.)


    I had to laugh because I immediately noted the same thing! I guess us Americans are hung up on drop bars, clipless pedals and lycra.

    I guess it's...
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    Just another way to make a book deal!

    Just another way to make a book deal!
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    Sticky: Hope everyone had a great holiday season. They...

    Hope everyone had a great holiday season. They seem sneak up, and come faster and faster at our age, but I'm looking forward to some quality time in the saddle this year, which to me, is any time I...
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    I've had my Diamondback Insight 2 for a year now...

    I've had my Diamondback Insight 2 for a year now and have approx. 2,500 miles on mine. I've replaced the seat for one that fits my sit bones better, and I have replaced the tires with Continental...
  22. I bought the Insight 2 last year from REI and...

    I bought the Insight 2 last year from REI and assembled it myself. I also do all my own wrench turning and once set up and everything adjusted the bike has been problem free. I put around 1200...
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    I've tried other brands on my bikes, but I keep...

    I've tried other brands on my bikes, but I keep going back to the Continentals, and I have confidence in them.
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    Swiss Chocolate I like also!:thumb:

    Swiss Chocolate I like also!:thumb:
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    So where did German chocolate come...

    So where did German chocolate come from?....France?http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/images/graemlins/default/bolt.gif
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