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    I also think you might want to get a cyclocross...

    I also think you might want to get a cyclocross bike. I have two plus a mountain bike. I run 23 cm tires, 32 cm, and 43 cm. they can be very fast bikes but also be used in some tough terrain.
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    I am glad you are doing well. Interesting. I...

    I am glad you are doing well. Interesting. I have been hearing people telling me to slow down for at least 20 years now. I do not share my exercise routine with people who don't work out...even...
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    the reason I wanted to find out answers to the...

    the reason I wanted to find out answers to the questions I asked above is because I am almost 60 and I have been exercising every day or every other day for almost the last 40 years. I push myself...
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    I am 59 and found this discussion kind of scary. ...

    I am 59 and found this discussion kind of scary. Did most of you exercise at younger ages...like 20's 30's and 40's? We're you overweight? Smokers? When you bike now would you say you pushed at 75...
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    I have started dismantling my old Jamis tonight. ...

    I have started dismantling my old Jamis tonight. Any good web sites to buy used chain ring and rear sprocket? Chain and spacers?
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    Convert mountain bike to a single speed

    I have an old jamis durango 27 speed with disc brakes and want to convert it to a single speed. Is this possible? What all would be involved?

    Mike A.
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    thank you for your responses. Let's say your...

    thank you for your responses. Let's say your hands get quite sore and need some kind of padding? I have used a few that I got at different sporting goods stores and the padding seemed to intensify...
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    Gloves for long rides

    Anyone have any preferences?

    Mike A
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    Heritage railtrail in Pa and them went on ncr...

    Heritage railtrail in Pa and them went on ncr trail in Md. We did a few double backs to get the 121 miles...We were just trying for 120 but it kind of ran over a little....
    I have ridden the Pink...
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    Rode 121 miles today

    My wife and I rode 121 miles on our local rail trail. It took a lot of planning to make it a success. Esp. Planning the food to carry. If anyone is interested in hearing let me know.
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    I really appreciate everyones input on pickle...

    I really appreciate everyones input on pickle juice. How about cocoanut juice? I am looking for an alternative to sports drinks for two reasons. One....I can't stand the taste and two....The...
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    Pickle Juice for cramping

    Does anyone drink pickle juice to prevent or relieve muscle cramps? If so how much and when do you start drinking it?

    Mike A
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    Uh, not into beer but a case of coke would be...

    Uh, not into beer but a case of coke would be fine....:lol: Riding a cross course on a unicycle is really not that difficult....I have a muni (mountain unicycle) and ride it on trails all the...
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    I see now how serious some people take group...

    I see now how serious some people take group rides. I just thought you did it to stay in shape and you rode along with a group of guys. I never realized how structured they can be.
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    You guys have convinced me..I will never make a...

    You guys have convinced me..I will never make a good rider for a group. Thanks for all of your input. It definitely helped me understand the mindset. All are valid points...If anyone out there...
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    This has been a most interesting and eye opening...

    This has been a most interesting and eye opening thread... I never realized how many other factors were involved. I have been very naive. I thought it was all about getting on a bike, pushing each...
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    I teach a digital photography class and I know I...

    I teach a digital photography class and I know I surprise my class in the beginning by starting class using an iPhone and a point and shoot camera. They are convinced that they need an expensive...
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    I unicycle besides enjoying my cyclocross riding....

    I unicycle besides enjoying my cyclocross riding. Unicycling to me feels more like riding a horse than cycling. It is an amazing amount of fun. You would be stunned at what guys and girls do on a...
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    Very good point. I will remember this if I ever...

    Very good point. I will remember this if I ever get a group started.
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    Thanks for the tips. I wear the skateboard helmet...

    Thanks for the tips. I wear the skateboard helmet because I also unicycle and I need more protection
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    Wow, that is interesting...Okay, I can see that. ...

    Wow, that is interesting...Okay, I can see that. We rode rather loosely however. But maybe they thought that I might screw up the group...Not sure but it throws a different light on this..
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    I admit I don't know the ins and outs of group...

    I admit I don't know the ins and outs of group riding..Might be something to it that they did not like how I rode. Interesting..
    Does anyone want to start a group in the York PA area? I ride about...
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    Why does it matter?

    I am new to cycling...I was a runner for over 30 years and started getting the same injuries and switched. I have a cyclocross bike and love to ride. I tried to ride with some road cyclists a...
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    Druid hill race

    Does anyone know if they are going to have the cyclocross race this fall in Druid Hill?

    Mike A.
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    I have run tires from 23mm for road riding to 43's on our local rail trail. I got my 43 mm.



    Bruce Gordon rock and road are the 43mm. It is amazing how comfortable the 43mm are
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