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12-26-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Haff

their size chart puts the thigh at 20" and calf...

their size chart puts the thigh at 20" and calf at 17".. well... my calf is 20" and the thigh is 23.5"

But I like their design. I wonder if the straps will reach anyway
12-18-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Haff

Knee pads for the girthy?

I'm trying to push my limits mountain biking, but i worry I'm gonna go down and smash a knee cap or something. But I cant seem to find a decent mountain biking knee pad for tree trunk legs. Any...
09-15-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,810
Posted By Haff

I was looking at the suspension models... but...

I was looking at the suspension models... but maybe with those tires the suspension isnt needed?
09-15-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,810
Posted By Haff

now that you have the traditional mtn bike, do...

now that you have the traditional mtn bike, do you ride the fat tire bike in the summer at all?
09-15-15, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By Haff

After a shower, use a fan to finish drying your...

After a shower, use a fan to finish drying your nethers. A hair dryer can work, but be careful of the heat.
09-15-15, 05:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,810
Posted By Haff

Fat tire bikes.. any good?

With winter coming soon and my mountain bike being in need of update I'm considering a fat tire bike. Anyone have one? Do you like it? Could it completely replace a traditional mtn bike? Do you have...
08-25-15, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By Haff

This is brilliant! i love this. I have a weight...

This is brilliant! i love this. I have a weight vest at home that can go to 90 lbs. I'm gonna load that sucker up with the 80 I've lost so far and do this tonight! I'll have to find a plan B once I...
08-25-15, 04:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,924
Posted By Haff

I am a fan of high protein intake, but I'm...

I am a fan of high protein intake, but I'm finding more and more evidence that protein from animal source in high quantities has a lot of long-term side effects (cardio-vascular disease and cancer...
08-17-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,176
Posted By Haff

I have a bathroom scale that also does a body...

I have a bathroom scale that also does a body fat% measurement. It uses electrical impedance through my legs to do so. That said, I have found it is not very good at measuring %fat, but its a pretty...
08-11-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By Haff

I have the advanced 2 and it just wants to go go...

I have the advanced 2 and it just wants to go go go.

i agree that is is more comfortable then I expected. I also love that when I do mash on the pedal I dont see the frame twist one bit. All of my...
08-10-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By Haff

I used to bend bottom brackets a lot on my mt...

I used to bend bottom brackets a lot on my mt bike, then I downgraded to a cheaper heavier part and it doesn't bend. I wore out a few chains, but not in only 600 miles, and I have never worn out a...
08-10-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,444
Posted By Haff

I do a lot of obstacle course races (think tough...

I do a lot of obstacle course races (think tough mudder or spartan race) and I have yet to see somebody bigger then I am running a race. Anyway, on one particular race there was an obstacle that was...
08-10-15, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By Haff

I bumped up from 25 to 28 and am very happy with...

I bumped up from 25 to 28 and am very happy with the results. More comfortable and faster. i would have gone to 32, but I dont think it would have fit.
08-10-15, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,361
Posted By Haff

I weigh a little more than you do and I decided...

I weigh a little more than you do and I decided to upgrade my Defy wheels to a 36-hole set. I think these will take all the abuse I can reasonably hand out.

As for what breaks spokes? They are...
08-10-15, 05:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,444
Posted By Haff

Man, I hope the comments about brandishing a...

Man, I hope the comments about brandishing a firearm are a joke. Most if not all states would consider that a crime, even if you have a permit, and even if you feel insulted. Its a bad plan. If you...
08-09-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I'll start with the positive. Some videos of the...

I'll start with the positive. Some videos of the dude actually riding and making progress.
https://www.facebook.com/Angie.Marie.Hites/videos/10207743543172352/...
08-09-15, 04:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,444
Posted By Haff

I'm male, so I dont experience some of the female...

I'm male, so I dont experience some of the female specific crap you have to deal with, but I do get other comments. As a whole, they tend to be positive. Some of them are negative, with the worst...
08-08-15, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Haff

so..... if I put kinesio tape on my crotch i...

so..... if I put kinesio tape on my crotch i wonder if that would work as well.
08-08-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Haff

Seat versus chamois. Why is pad location important?

I've seen it stated time and again here. A soft seat is bad, but a soft chamois is good. In both cases its a pad between my crotch and the hard part of the seat, so why does it matter where the pad...
08-08-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,565
Posted By Haff

It wasnt long ago that i went on my first ride in...

It wasnt long ago that i went on my first ride in forever and I did a paltry 2 or 3 miles with about 5 stops and thought I was going to have a heart attack. I'm very happy with what I can do today,...
08-08-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,565
Posted By Haff

You rock!

You rock!
08-08-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Haff

you almost accidentally did a century... doing...

you almost accidentally did a century... doing one on purpose will be cake.
08-08-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,565
Posted By Haff

This fat dude at 295 lbs rode a little over 21...

This fat dude at 295 lbs rode a little over 21 miles. Planned to do 30+ but at around mile 15 I hit a wall and couldn't get over it, so I cut the ride short. I really need to pick up the miles and...
08-07-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I wonder if using this would allow him to ditch...

I wonder if using this would allow him to ditch the trailer.

m2020-3cb (http://www.worksmancycles.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/m2020-3cb.html)
08-07-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,945
Posted By Haff

This may be my favorite post today. I'm reading...

This may be my favorite post today. I'm reading this while on a conference call and i almost choked because I started laughing (and was trying not to) and everyone was asking me if I was ok.
08-07-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

As much as i want to pile on the guy for making...

As much as i want to pile on the guy for making no progress... it took me a very long time to actually ride after I decided to do it, and then i did no more than 2 miles a week for a while. And I was...
08-07-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

The dude is in general poor health as he has...

The dude is in general poor health as he has admitted and is one of the reasons stated for the whole adventure... so yes, he looks sick to me. I dont think I could diagnose bronchitis from a fuzzy...
08-07-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,945
Posted By Haff

salt... i failed my last (and so far only)...

salt... i failed my last (and so far only) attempt at a century because I did not manage my electrolytes properly. Make sure that on top of energy you add in the salt. I personally like the...
08-07-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Do you know where he shacks out? Maybe go find...

Do you know where he shacks out? Maybe go find him and offer to put up a video of him riding for his adoring fans! Hell, even just sitting on the bike would be something. (not trying to make you...
08-07-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Self-proclaimed 'fat guy' is biking across...

Self-proclaimed 'fat guy' is biking across America to save his marriage (http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbeat/self-proclaimed-fat-guy-is-biking-across-america-to-save-his-marriage/ar-AAdwLDL)
...
08-07-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

If he actually lost the amount of weight he says...

If he actually lost the amount of weight he says he has since this started, thats actually pretty impressive. (trying to find the positive). Though some before an after pictures would add some...
08-07-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

He has been in the area for about a month, so...

He has been in the area for about a month, so that seems about right. ;)
08-07-15, 09:22 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I thought I just saw a picture of her bike on...

I thought I just saw a picture of her bike on here, but I will assume it was deleted for a good reason. Either way, it got me thinking. There are a huge number of threads in here about people trying...
08-06-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Why the hell is he donating food? Dont get me...

Why the hell is he donating food? Dont get me wrong, donating to veterans is a cool thing, but he is supposed to be carefully managing his money so he can ride across the land. He is also supposed to...
08-05-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Will there be cell service everywhere he is...

Will there be cell service everywhere he is biking? If not, then the phone approach may not work.
08-05-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Will you have a trailer?

Will you have a trailer?
08-05-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Haff

dietbet is the same way. the website take a...

dietbet is the same way. the website take a commission, but then all the pool gets split among the people that reach their goals. Since money is involved they require phot evidence. That could be...
08-05-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Hehe.... I'm getting less subtle in my replies.

Hehe.... I'm getting less subtle in my replies.
08-05-15, 08:52 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

where did he post that?

where did he post that?
08-04-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

now THAT would be a reality show! "1/2 ton of...

now THAT would be a reality show! "1/2 ton of love" (I'm assuming she is around 4 bills) TLC could pick it up.

I agree with the above. I really hope i'm wrong and they start to put on some...
08-04-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

i trike would probably make sense, especially a...

i trike would probably make sense, especially a recumbent. Less strain on the ass, back, shoulders, etc. Would be easier to get some miles done.

This assumes riding is actually the goal here.
08-04-15, 05:25 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

That was an interesting article. I have to wonder...

That was an interesting article. I have to wonder though.... did Salon seek him out, or did he seek Salon out?

Right about now I would expect the media to pick up on his lack of progress. He has...
08-03-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I do know, but hoarders fascinate me. I think it...

I do know, but hoarders fascinate me. I think it would be cool to see what a hoarder thinks is important for a cross-country bike trip.

that and I'm not sure he actually knows what is in the...
08-03-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Well, he didn't delete it. He even replied saying...

Well, he didn't delete it. He even replied saying he would answer soon. Whatever that means.
08-03-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I just asked him for a list of his trailer...

I just asked him for a list of his trailer contents. Think he'll answer?
08-03-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I've been thinking. I am in the larger camp that...

I've been thinking. I am in the larger camp that thinks this guy is a fraud and is trying to sucker people out of their money. I wanted to believe the was legit, but ALL of the happenings or lack of...
07-30-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

Thats a ton of junk. That said, I have dragged...

Thats a ton of junk. That said, I have dragged both my kids in a trailer before, combined about 130 lbs. I doubt his trailer is any heavier. The only hard part was getting it moving, once it was it...
07-29-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,748
Posted By Haff

I would like to give him the benefit of the...

I would like to give him the benefit of the doubt, especially since he is as large as he is, and he has had equipment issues, and most importantly i know just how hard it can be to get started. But...
07-27-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Haff

I will never go back to rim brakes. Discs have a...

I will never go back to rim brakes. Discs have a lot of advantages in my assessment, including a greater ability to stop this runaway breadtruck when needed. Just try not to over-grip them or you...
07-20-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,288
Posted By Haff

I am on Carbon. Giant Defy advanced. I emailed...

I am on Carbon. Giant Defy advanced. I emailed Giant about the weight limit and their reply was 300lbs. I'm at 290 and it has held perfectly fine, no issues, no creaks, nothing negative except the...
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