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  1. As bad a car drivers are, I hate to say it but...

    As bad a car drivers are, I hate to say it but there seems to be more idiot bicyclist out there.

    I work right along one of the main bike lane corridors leading to downtown Kansas City and I...
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    That's where I'm at, had to give up running...

    That's where I'm at, had to give up running because of torn up knee from a fall :( , but I can still bike, even though I'm carrying 20 pounds more now a days :)


    Don
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    Done each a dozen or so times, for me I think...

    Done each a dozen or so times, for me I think they are pretty similar in difficulty.


    Don
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    2 back-to-back century's, guess I'll never...

    2 back-to-back century's, guess I'll never experience it again.

    Thanks for the replies, guess I just don't ride far enough, 30 - 40 miles a ride is about my average.

    Don
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    Is there such a think as riders high?

    Use to really enjoy the "runners high" on long distance runs, but have never felt that way biking.

    Is there such a think as riders high?

    Does it take a certain fitness level, or intensity and...
  6. No ear buds, I ring the bell and a say a friendly...

    No ear buds, I ring the bell and a say a friendly hello going by, maybe have a short conversation, like "your looking strong, how far are you going today", or "beautiful day today do you ride this...
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    Won't ever happen the dimocrats have too much...

    Won't ever happen the dimocrats have too much invested in being green, but I'm meeting my son, who is a Chicago bike commuter, for 3 days of riding in southern Illinois tomorrow and it will be fun...
  8. Tight corner everybody was pushed too wide,...

    Tight corner everybody was pushed too wide, outside guy had to cut across you to keep from hitting those parking blocks coming up. I'd still look him up and dot his eye though, it was a bad place to...
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    Take 56 Hwy from Herington, KS to Council Grove,...

    Take 56 Hwy from Herington, KS to Council Grove, KS. Nice two lane highway not too heavily traveled. Has about 2' of paved shoulder most places.

    I said Perry, but I meant Pomona Lake to Ottawa,...
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    The Flint Hills Nature Trail sections from...

    The Flint Hills Nature Trail sections from Herington, KS to Council Grove, KS and from Perry, KS to Ottawa, KS are not complete and are only suitable for mountains bikes. The other completed sections...
  11. Good thread, I deal with farm dogs a lot. ...

    Good thread, I deal with farm dogs a lot.

    Getting off your bike and having a handful of road gravel with arm up ready to throw and/or a big stick held menacingly will bluff the vast majority of...
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    How much are kids going for these days?

    How much are kids going for these days?
  13. My answer is always "Hey I'm married, I don't...

    My answer is always "Hey I'm married, I don't want to live forever". :roflmao2:
  14. Been thinking about buy the same bag, wife and I...

    Been thinking about buy the same bag, wife and I like to do weekend daytrips. Will it hold a six pack, a bottle of wine, and lunch?

    Don
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    You're correct, but I hate to give up the trails,...

    You're correct, but I hate to give up the trails, they are not crowded here, are scenic and beautifully maintained. I'm an older rider not going that fast.

    Our roads can be nice too, IF I can...
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    Went down hard yesterday evening when a walker...

    Went down hard yesterday evening when a walker jumped the wrong way reacting to my bell and forced me to bail off of the paved shared use trail.

    Road rash, collar bone, and bump to the head. Glad...
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