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04-23-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By Kindaslow

I live in the PNW, so rain is part of riding. I...

I live in the PNW, so rain is part of riding. I only avoid ice, because I do not bounce well at my age. If we tried to avoid rain out here, we would not ride much.
04-23-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,051
Posted By Kindaslow

If I answer this honestly my wife could some day...

If I answer this honestly my wife could some day see it. That would not be good for me!

My bikes are a hobby, transportation, and my primary exercise. The hobby part is what makes them expensive...
04-21-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

Even passed on your left....

Even passed on your left....
04-20-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

If we can have 700+ responses to "on your left"....

If we can have 700+ responses to "on your left". Maybe we can hit 509 for this....
04-20-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

This is funny! Marriage is difficult, two...

This is funny!

Marriage is difficult, two people with individual wants and needs, struggling to find happiness. And, as we age, we learn so much, hopefully, and our wants and needs change. A...
04-20-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

Not me, I found it very offensive.... I...

Not me, I found it very offensive....


I do all the vacuuming in our house, so why should she get a new vacuum!


:lol:
04-20-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

You would go broke, but your house would be full...

You would go broke, but your house would be full of stuff...
04-19-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

Your points are very valid, and great stuff to...

Your points are very valid, and great stuff to discuss with your wife. She does not need to understand, and she should be supportive. But, those are achieved via open discussions and making sure you...
04-19-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Kindaslow

You road bikers are an odd group with all those...

You road bikers are an odd group with all those different types for roads.....��

The obvious answer is...

A DH bike
An all mountain bike
A XC bike
A SS MTB
And a commuter to keep the legs...
04-19-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

In all seriousness, as much as I ever have, it is...

In all seriousness, as much as I ever have, it is better to work through these things than to deceive, if you want good long term results.
04-19-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

You do know why divorce is so expensive,...

You do know why divorce is so expensive, right.....?
04-19-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

Might try apologizing..... or jewelry?

Might try apologizing..... or jewelry?
04-19-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,841
Posted By Kindaslow

Trying to get him killed?

Trying to get him killed?
Forum: Introductions
04-19-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Kindaslow

Welcome! What are you thinking buying?

Welcome!

What are you thinking buying?
04-19-17, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By Kindaslow

Tell us more about the riding you will be doing,...

Tell us more about the riding you will be doing, both street and off road. What kind of shape is your buddy in? What kind of shape are you in? Without more info, the answers you will get will be all...
04-19-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Kindaslow

It will be ok in the rain. Just dry it off when...

It will be ok in the rain. Just dry it off when you get home.
04-18-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By Kindaslow

The Boxster came first, then the Cayman (first...

The Boxster came first, then the Cayman (first gen) was a Boxster with a solid roof. They have many more differences nowadays, but they are still very similar cars with the major differences still...
04-17-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Kindaslow

I am planning on starting the next phase in about...

I am planning on starting the next phase in about 2 years. My wife and I downsized to a town home about 4 years ago and got rid of a ton of stuff. Now, we need to clear out some of what we kept, but...
04-17-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,830
Posted By Kindaslow

Get off of my lawn, youngin..... :lol: ...

Get off of my lawn, youngin.....

:lol:


Welcomish...
04-17-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By Kindaslow

Thanks everyone! I am hoping to have enough...

Thanks everyone!

I am hoping to have enough saved up by next year to pay cash for a certified Boxster or Cayman. And, I believe I will do it!
04-17-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 46,834
Posted By Kindaslow

My first real MTB was an 84 Stumpjumper and I...

My first real MTB was an 84 Stumpjumper and I wish I still had it!
04-15-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By Kindaslow

I love this thread! I have been dreaming...

I love this thread!

I have been dreaming about a Porsche for as long as I can remember. I am at a stage in life where everything is paid for and I have been saving for my Porsche. But, I have...
04-15-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By Kindaslow

In the early 80's....

In the early 80's....
04-15-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 46,834
Posted By Kindaslow

If you work hard and have a lot of luck, you will...

If you work hard and have a lot of luck, you will surpass that goal and eventually be cool enough to hate Specialized.

Start easy, just hate on CF for no reason, pretty much anyone is allowed in...
04-15-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,600
Posted By Kindaslow

Awesome!

Awesome!
04-12-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,353
Posted By Kindaslow

Are you looking to hear from folks who are strong...

Are you looking to hear from folks who are strong climbers, average climbers, or folks who struggle to climb? It appears that you have mostly heard from strong climbers.

For a strong climber,...
04-12-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,714
Posted By Kindaslow

I have over 30 years into my MTBing, and somehow...

I have over 30 years into my MTBing, and somehow survived about 25 of those years with 26" wheels, I like the modern 29er or the 27.5 better. However, I would pick a good 26" bike over a questionable...
04-12-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kindaslow

I think the big log is pretty safe on a dry day....

I think the big log is pretty safe on a dry day. Most of the trails are only 2 feet wide, and I don't ride into the bushes continuously. So, no reason to believe one cannot ride it safely, given it...
04-12-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kindaslow

That is not a walking bridge. :lol: That...

That is not a walking bridge. :lol:

That just happens to be the easier way to ride over the swamp.
04-11-17, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kindaslow

Let's not forget nap time!

Let's not forget nap time!
04-11-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kindaslow

Your inner child is proud of you! 😀

Your inner child is proud of you! 😀
04-11-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Kindaslow

Congrats!

Congrats!
04-11-17, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,056
Posted By Kindaslow

Weird how often the CO2s don't do the job these...

Weird how often the CO2s don't do the job these days....
04-11-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kindaslow

Off to the left of that log is this huge log with...

Off to the left of that log is this huge log with the boards nailed to it. These boards are about 3 feet wide, but look about 12 inches to me nowadays. I am still willing to ride this log.

Funny...
04-11-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kindaslow

Age and Perspective

When I was in my 20's and thirties, this log would have looked 2-3 feet wide to me. It is about 12 inches wide and about 8 feet off the ground in the middle. My guess is that it is 50-70 feet across....
04-10-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,187
Posted By Kindaslow

Some folks wave vigorously, yet do not appear...

Some folks wave vigorously, yet do not appear pleased🙃
Forum: Commuting
04-10-17, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By Kindaslow

I do not believe the commuting is causing your...

I do not believe the commuting is causing your problem. Like noted above, you might want to visit you doc.
04-10-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,974
Posted By Kindaslow

If CF rims hold up to MTBing, my guess is that...

If CF rims hold up to MTBing, my guess is that they are tough enough to withstand whatever any other rim is subjected to. But, 16 pages from now nobody will remember what the argument is about. ��
04-10-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,187
Posted By Kindaslow

That was a close call! Make sure to wave really...

That was a close call! Make sure to wave really loud when you are on my left!
04-10-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,714
Posted By Kindaslow

Why are we arguing about road bikes in the MTB...

Why are we arguing about road bikes in the MTB section? And, with MTBs, the differences are more apparent. In the end, though, more riding and less arguing could make the hills easier. :)
04-10-17, 07:30 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,187
Posted By Kindaslow

Are you trying to say you don't wave???? ...

Are you trying to say you don't wave????




😎
04-10-17, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,714
Posted By Kindaslow

Just in case you want full suspension and new,...

Just in case you want full suspension and new, you are looking at $3,000-4,000 as the entry point for a good bike. There are less expensive bikes that will work, but it sounds like you want to give...
04-09-17, 08:36 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 70,850
Posted By Kindaslow

Another way to get a great deal is to buy as soon...

Another way to get a great deal is to buy as soon as the new year bikes start shipping (if you wait too long, they might not have your size). I got over 30% off of my Sworks Stumpy this way.
04-09-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,187
Posted By Kindaslow

Cedar River can be bad, and it was the one...

Cedar River can be bad, and it was the one recently. But, the behavior on Burke Gilman can be crazy!
04-09-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,187
Posted By Kindaslow

Just last weekend I saw numerous groups training...

Just last weekend I saw numerous groups training on one local mup. There is another local mup that has crazy behavior from guys in training.
04-09-17, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By Kindaslow

If you really like it, and if it fits you well,...

If you really like it, and if it fits you well, and if it is a great deal, then buy it.

Otherwise, just wait and look.
04-09-17, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,340
Posted By Kindaslow

My Haibike is for commuting, and I really see no...

My Haibike is for commuting, and I really see no reason to want more than 20 mph out of a commuter bike. I am wondering if there will really be all that many people that want this? Plus, my battery...
04-09-17, 06:14 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,187
Posted By Kindaslow

Any chance that we never see eye to eye on this...

Any chance that we never see eye to eye on this based on the group we identify with.... as a commuter, I use my bell and sometimes "on your left" and then wait to see what happens (like folks above,...
04-07-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By Kindaslow

Don't be a crybaby, there are times in which we...

Don't be a crybaby, there are times in which we go an entire week without riding in the rain, if we don't ride every day.


:lol:
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