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07-27-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By DaninTexas

Same here. 2nd year and Red Rider. You are riding...

Same here. 2nd year and Red Rider. You are riding a ton more than I am. 20 miles is a major accomplishment for me. I live down near 8 and 59 - Sugarland/Stafford. I have a 2 mile route in my...
07-27-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

yup yup.. Red Rider here (so yes I am a diabetic)...

yup yup.. Red Rider here (so yes I am a diabetic) - Last year did 10. This year stepping up to the 34. Next year I will step it up further. :-)

You are going to get hooked to these rallys. They...
07-27-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

Thanks - might look into that

Thanks - might look into that
07-27-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

Thanks. I needed this. I am really paranoid about...

Thanks. I needed this. I am really paranoid about being able to do 34.
07-27-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

Simple idea that I might go with. Thank you

Simple idea that I might go with. Thank you
07-27-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

This is a great idea - I will look into it....

This is a great idea - I will look into it. Thanks!
07-27-15, 07:22 AM
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Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

I suppose being worried about the 34 mile rally...

I suppose being worried about the 34 mile rally is part of my problem. Only 2 months out and I am just afraid I will peter out towards the end and not make it. Some friends have pitched in and if I...
07-26-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By DaninTexas

Starting to hit the miles where my problem is water....

Friday I did 20 miles and just got back from a 10 mile ride. I love the longer rides. However my problem now is I am running out of water. Bike only has room for 2 bottles - one on the frame and one...
08-20-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By DaninTexas

Thanks guys. I will take your suggestion Black. I...

Thanks guys. I will take your suggestion Black. I logged in this morning planning on deleting this post. I know 10 miles to you guys is a warmup. Turns out I get some good advice. Thanks!
08-19-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By DaninTexas

I need help/suggestions.... Training Suggestions please

So after the birth of my first kid 7 months ago :) and me hitting 39 in July :notamused: it is time I took serious action on my weight. I am doing good so far in the diet category. But here is my ...
07-21-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,581
Posted By DaninTexas

I am a Clyde rider who is Type 2. Recently had my...

I am a Clyde rider who is Type 2. Recently had my first baby girl and weighing over 300 lbs I am using the short 10 mile as my first event ride. Friends and family have really stepped up and I have...
02-25-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,448
Posted By DaninTexas

10-12mph (the latter is prob with the wind at my...

10-12mph (the latter is prob with the wind at my back)

I am 330lbs and ride a mountain bike with mountain bike tires on city streets.
06-28-12, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,335
Posted By DaninTexas

You commute 40 miles in Houston? You sir deserve...

You commute 40 miles in Houston? You sir deserve a badge of honor. It also makes me wonder about doing the same.
08-24-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By DaninTexas

A reminder for everyone to be safe out there.

A reminder for everyone to be safe out there.
08-20-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

let's do this grumpy!

let's do this grumpy!
08-20-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

8/2 - 10.24 8/3 - 6.28 8/7 - 7.84 8/8 -...

8/2 - 10.24
8/3 - 6.28
8/7 - 7.84
8/8 - 10.42
8/9 - 2.30
8/12 - 12.26
8/17 - 12.31
8/18 - 4.3
8/20 - 14.02 - Took the bike to a MUP - Longest ride for me by far
8/20 - 2.98 - Took some mail...
08-19-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,237
Posted By DaninTexas

LISTEN TO THE DOCTOR! WAKE UP! I was in your...

LISTEN TO THE DOCTOR! WAKE UP!

I was in your same shoes at 29.

I hit snooze.

I am now 36 - Full Type 2 - no insurance to fix it - 360 lbs. My vision is going wonky (I have good and bad...
08-19-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

If you are familiar with tech news - I work for...

If you are familiar with tech news - I work for HP. Apparently our company is tired of making money.

Looks like I might of dodged the lay off for this year. But I have 1 year at max IMO
08-18-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

With a water main break in my house and finding...

With a water main break in my house and finding out I am probably going to lose my job this week, miles are not doing..... you know what

excuse excuse excuse

8/2 - 10.24
8/3 - 6.28
8/7 - 7.84...
08-12-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

8/2 - 10.24 8/3 - 6.28 8/7 - 7.84 8/8 -...

8/2 - 10.24
8/3 - 6.28
8/7 - 7.84
8/8 - 10.42
8/9 - 2.30
8/12 - 12.26

Total = 49.35

I won't lie. I am kinda worried about hitting 150 this month. But I have bike shorts coming in next...
08-11-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By DaninTexas

WOOT! I know when I hoped on my bike the first...

WOOT! I know when I hoped on my bike the first time at the LBS I felt like I was 10 years old again.

2 months in and I am up to 10 miles at a time.

Hey Zag - Would it be bad for a 36 year old...
08-11-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By DaninTexas

Will work on it

Will work on it
08-11-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By DaninTexas

lol And to all - Thanks. What I am...

lol


And to all - Thanks. What I am getting from all this - I won't worry about my speed. I will concentrate on my main goal which is time in the saddle. Can not wait to get my bike shorts. Maybe...
08-11-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By DaninTexas

Thanks Mr. B

Thanks Mr. B
08-11-11, 12:59 PM
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Views: 1,113
Posted By DaninTexas

Sweating is certainly something I do well. lol ...

Sweating is certainly something I do well. lol


Thanks all. I will just keep working at it. Next time I take the bike in to the LBS I will have them toss some slicks on it.
08-11-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By DaninTexas

My speed....

Okay first off I am riding a 2009 Giant Sedona Mountain Bike. If it matters I am about 360lbs or so. 36 years old.

I have been riding for a couple months now. Thanks to this forum I have bought...
08-08-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

Everyone is welcome! Can not wait till I can...

Everyone is welcome!

Can not wait till I can do miles like that in one day.
08-08-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

8/2 - 10.24 8/3 - 6.28 8/7 - 7.84 8/8 -...

8/2 - 10.24
8/3 - 6.28
8/7 - 7.84
8/8 - 10.42

Total = 34.79

Had to really push it today. Hated I lost the 10 mile mark the last two rides. I think the last 2 miles took me as long as the...
08-07-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

8/2 - 10.24 8/3 - 6.28 8/7 - 7.84 Total...

8/2 - 10.24
8/3 - 6.28
8/7 - 7.84

Total = 24.36

Honestly I am not happy. I need to start doing better and riding more. Need to stop with the excuses and just ride. Even if it is for 2 miles. ...
08-06-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,189
Posted By DaninTexas

Does that guy need an ambulance?

Does that guy need an ambulance?
08-05-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,260
Posted By DaninTexas

Only aids I use other than my bike :-) ...

Only aids I use other than my bike :-)

http://www.amazon.com/Schwinn-SW654-6PK-17-Function-Computer/dp/B000DZD3FQ/ref=pd_sbs_sg_2 My bike computer - basic - Just use the MPH and the distance...
08-05-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,110
Posted By DaninTexas

Just need to lose weight to get into them. I am...

Just need to lose weight to get into them. I am sporting 5x shorts/shirts right now.
08-04-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

8/2 = 10.24 8/3 = 6.28 Total = 16.52

8/2 = 10.24
8/3 = 6.28

Total = 16.52
08-04-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By DaninTexas

Now that I can stay on my bike for a good hour I...

Now that I can stay on my bike for a good hour I am thinking about getting toe clips on my MTB. When I could only ride for 20 minutes at a time I couldn't really justify spending any more cash on my...
08-02-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,471
Posted By DaninTexas

Is it to late to get in on this? I think I can...

Is it to late to get in on this? I think I can swing 150 this month. Two months ago I could barely do 1 mile. But Sunday I did 10 and tonight I did 10 and felt pretty strong. I think I can go the...
Forum: Foo
08-02-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By DaninTexas

Okay that was just funny. lol

Okay that was just funny. lol
Forum: Foo
08-02-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By DaninTexas

Saw Captain America on Sat and Cowboys vs Aliens...

Saw Captain America on Sat and Cowboys vs Aliens on Sun

Thought both we fun flicks. The former slightly better than the latter.
Forum: Foo
08-02-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By DaninTexas

I own 3 labs. 1 is about 5 years old. The other...

I own 3 labs. 1 is about 5 years old. The other two are sisters and are 2 years old. I wouldn't trade em for nothing.

But OMG they are work. Like having 3 little babies that will never grow up....
07-31-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By DaninTexas

I am going to be saving for a Class one hitch and...

I am going to be saving for a Class one hitch and a bike rack. Cause it gets old VERY FAST loading that bike into the trunk. I also figure - at least my goal is next spring to start doing bike...
07-31-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By DaninTexas

Indeed you did. All of a sudden I am not...

Indeed you did.

All of a sudden I am not to worried about my first 'Race/Event' mid Sept. Signed up for a 10 mile. Was worried about it. Mind you I am not getting full of myself - but I am not...
07-31-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By DaninTexas

Yeah at this point I need to stop making threads...

Yeah at this point I need to stop making threads about every mile I break. lol
07-31-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By DaninTexas

What the heck happened to me this morning?!! 10 MILES That's what!

My butt is beyond sore. But overall I feel great!

6 miles busted couple days ago and all of a sudden I just felt fantastic in the saddle this morning. I just didn't get tired. My speed stayed...
07-30-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,002
Posted By DaninTexas

Just keep at it. Also welcome to the forums. ...

Just keep at it. Also welcome to the forums.

I just started maybe 5 -6 weeks ago myself. Started where you were. barely able to do a mile. Now I can knock out 6 miles.

SO MUCH FUN!
07-29-11, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By DaninTexas

I like that way of thinking. I will keep it in...

I like that way of thinking. I will keep it in mind.
07-29-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By DaninTexas

Just tennis shoes. Wasn't a big deal - but now I...

Just tennis shoes. Wasn't a big deal - but now I am staying on the bike for more than 30 minutes at a time I need to get some better shoes and ditch the big fat extra wide gel seat. Starts rubbing me...
07-28-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By DaninTexas

Looks about 33-35 one way. Once I hit the...

Looks about 33-35 one way.

Once I hit the 10 mile mark I will let you know. Please keep in mind I am on a mountain bike and pretty slow. I average about 7-10 mph during my ride.

Sent you an...
07-28-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By DaninTexas

Stafford Once I get up to speed we might...

Stafford

Once I get up to speed we might have to ride sometime. But from what I have seen of your posts - that is a long ways from where I am at. lol
07-28-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By DaninTexas

My dad got himself a bike this last weekend. He...

My dad got himself a bike this last weekend. He used to do a ton of 100k rides all over Texas back in the 90s.

We are planning on going to a race in Waco mid September. We are certainly not...
07-28-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By DaninTexas

Why hello 6 mile mark. Was nice to meet you now EAT MY DUST!

Busted the 6 mile mark. Month and a half ago I could barely do 1 mile. Now I did a 6.3 and still felt good afterwords. Bottom of my feet hurt was all. Only stopped for less than a minute to drink...
07-21-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,405
Posted By DaninTexas

My wife commented the other day she thinks buying...

My wife commented the other day she thinks buying the bike computer was the biggest mistake I ever did.
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