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I Can't Help But Beat This "Dead Horse Question" !

Old 05-10-21, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Scubaquarius View Post
Not looking to do the "Tour de France" riding position. I like sitting upright !
You have a bike that is meant for comfortable riding at a comfortable pace. You could upgrade the tires and it would be just as comfortable and you would go a little faster. But you are never going to go as fast as someone on a bike with a higher performance riding position. Some of the fastest people I know ride on larger tires.
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Originally Posted by Scubaquarius View Post
Hey Barry2,

I'm 65 years young and I'm afraid my "engine" has about as much output as it's going to get !

Looking for an "easy fix".....LOL,

Thanks Scubaquarius
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
Me at 72 just home from Brain Surgery caused by a 16 MPH Crash.
Speedy recovery.
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Follow the current trend in cycling to go faster.
1. You need fatter tires
2. You need less tire pressure
3 You need more speed and more comfort.

Because EVERYBODY knows fat and almost flat is fastest. and more comfortable.

If that doesn't work, blame the pedal bike and upgrade to e-bike with e-shifting.
The cycling industry needs your revenue and will mislead consumers to get it.

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Old 05-20-21, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
Me at 72 just home from Brain Surgery caused by a 16 MPH Crash.
Were you riding with a helmet? If so, did it not protect your head?

Just curious,
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Originally Posted by OldTryGuy View Post
65 years young >>

I have never met a person who has managed to be growing younger. In 2 months from TODAY I will be 71 YEARS OLD and will be proud to be every second of that age.
No one ever refers to someone as 1 year young.
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