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04-01-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By Short Circuit

Thanks And Congratulations on the book I've...

Thanks And Congratulations on the book
I've just read a bit and it is very good, kind of like a book you don't want to put down after starting it.

Oh and my GPS's name is Nancy :lol:

Mark
03-01-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,695
Posted By Short Circuit

You know you're ready for spring when........

I've ran out of DVD's to watch while riding on the trainer.
I NEED spring !!!!!!

Mark
02-19-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,491
Posted By Short Circuit

This is not my hybrid but my wife's 2013...

This is not my hybrid but my wife's
2013 Specialized Vita.

Mark
01-14-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,704
Posted By Short Circuit

I started cycling last March as a means to lose...

I started cycling last March as a means to lose weight. I was fully supported by my wife to the point where she wanted a bike to ride with me. And I really enjoy riding with her :thumb:
But she...
12-28-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,525
Posted By Short Circuit

Flipped it for ya. :thumb: Mark

Flipped it for ya. :thumb:

Mark
12-16-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,200
Posted By Short Circuit

There's no reason why you shouldn't be able to...

There's no reason why you shouldn't be able to work on your own bike with a book like that. Im sure if you still have any questions there is lots of people on here who would be willing to offer you...
11-23-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,633
Posted By Short Circuit

I am just posting an updated photo of my Giant...

I am just posting an updated photo of my Giant ATX here.
I found a Rockshox Duke single crown fork which happened to be the same colour as the bike.
The shock cost me a can of WD40 and a can of...
11-13-13, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Short Circuit

WM I always tried to be around the caloric intake...

WM I always tried to be around the caloric intake she had figured out for me (which I think was 1800 calories a day).
I first mentioned this to her when I was about 2 months into the weight...
11-13-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Short Circuit

Not kidding When I was stuck at a certain...

Not kidding
When I was stuck at a certain weight I did this and I would start to loose the weight again. It's like the extra callories kick started my metabolism.
I have done this twice since I...
11-12-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Short Circuit

My dietician told me that I should shock my...

My dietician told me that I should shock my system every once and a while with a 5000 calorie day to refire my metabolism.
I told her not a problem !!!!!

Mark
11-12-13, 06:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,420
Posted By Short Circuit

Good For You Dexmex !!!!!!! My wife also has...

Good For You Dexmex !!!!!!!
My wife also has Ankylosing Spondylitis and biking keeps her from stiffening up somewhat.
You have to keep moving those muscles!!!!!!
Congrats again and keep on bikin'...
11-11-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Short Circuit

Kudos to everyone here that has lost weight. I...

Kudos to everyone here that has lost weight.
I started out in March 2013 at 256 1/2 lbs and as of Yesterday (Nov 10, 2013) I have lost 68 lbs by eating right and exercising first on a treadmill and...
11-11-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Short Circuit

Yes get on the trainer and ride. I put a movie...

Yes get on the trainer and ride.
I put a movie in my laptop and watch that while I ride. It's amazing how fast the time goes by when I do that.

Mark
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11-10-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,173
Posted By Short Circuit

I have a Giant ATX 840, not real sure of the year...

I have a Giant ATX 840, not real sure of the year but it is silent when coasting and it is also a 7 speed.

Mark
11-08-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Short Circuit

Thanks Daspydyr I wish the weather around here...

Thanks Daspydyr I wish the weather around here would get better I'm itching to take this thing out on the trails. I still have to take the rear wheel in to get the cassette changed as I don't have...
11-07-13, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,525
Posted By Short Circuit

Just picked this up a few days ago my first try...

Just picked this up a few days ago my first try at mountain biking

Mark
11-07-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Short Circuit

Saving a Mountain Bike

I picked this bike up off of Kijiji the other day, a Giant ATX 840. It was a basket case, flat tires, no brakes hooked up, no chain, no gears hooked up,fork head bearings and lots of other parts in a...
11-07-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,633
Posted By Short Circuit

Funny I found this thread, I just picked up an...

Funny I found this thread, I just picked up an older Giant ATX 840.
It was a basket case when I got it so I am fixing it up.
This is a pic of it after putting it all back together with some new...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 303,631
Posted By Short Circuit

Not many big hills out here but there are some...

Not many big hills out here but there are some hilly sections along the river road around Cayuga to Caledonia.
What year did you go to Cayuga, Rousseau ? I graduated in 1982.

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,215,730
Posted By Short Circuit

I have a Giant Defy 3 Mark ...

I have a Giant Defy 3

Mark

http://i856.photobucket.com/albums/ab121/Buggyholic/MyDefy_zps7c3c518d.jpg (http://s856.photobucket.com/user/Buggyholic/media/MyDefy_zps7c3c518d.jpg.html)
10-23-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,263
Posted By Short Circuit

I used to outrun them now I stop and put the bike...

I used to outrun them now I stop and put the bike in between me and the dog.
I have found as cyccommute that when I stop they stop. Usually a stern yell to go away or something like that works....
10-13-13, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By Short Circuit

This just happened to me also. I took the 32mm...

This just happened to me also. I took the 32mm tires off my wife's Specialized Vita and installed Continental Ultra Sport 28 mm tires and I got lumps on both the front and the rear.
What I did was...
10-12-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 202,641
Posted By Short Circuit

It's my wife's hybrid, a Specialized Vita, I...

It's my wife's hybrid, a Specialized Vita, I replaced the Nimbus 700 x 32 tires with Continental Ultra Sport 700 x 28 tires.
Also bought her some stiff soled shoes to use for riding instead of her...
10-11-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,163
Posted By Short Circuit

My wife has muscular arthritis and wanted to ride...

My wife has muscular arthritis and wanted to ride so we got her a Specialized Vita.
Very comfortable for her and she has no problem doing 30 km rides on it.

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 147,166
Posted By Short Circuit

My Giant Defy 3 Mark

My Giant Defy 3

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 303,631
Posted By Short Circuit

We go there every once and a while for an...

We go there every once and a while for an Arbordog or to the Erie Beach for perch and celery bread.

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 303,631
Posted By Short Circuit

Fisherville We bike out and ride along the...

Fisherville

We bike out and ride along the lake quite regularly.
Mark
10-09-13, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By Short Circuit

65 lbs Total 186 Mark

65 lbs

Total 186

Mark
Replies: 88
Views: 12,960
Posted By Short Circuit

I just got a shipping confirmation from PBK today...

I just got a shipping confirmation from PBK today with an estimated delivery date on or before Oct 25.
It's the first time I have ordered from there so we'll see how it goes.

Mark
10-03-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Short Circuit

Changing a Tire

I just changed my first 700 x 23 tire tonight.
It was kind of a bugger to get seated all the way around but after inflating to about 10 - 25 lbs and deflating about 10 times I finally got the tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 303,631
Posted By Short Circuit

Lake Erie is on the right. Mark

Lake Erie is on the right.

Mark
10-03-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 388,801
Posted By Short Circuit

Not cut up or chopped, but I did install a...

Not cut up or chopped, but I did install a narrower front tire and a set of apehangers.
It's a blast to ride.

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,426
Posted By Short Circuit

There it's fixed, no telling how long it would...

There it's fixed, no telling how long it would have stayed like that if you hadn't said something. Thanks GR !!!!!

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,426
Posted By Short Circuit

Oh crap!!! That's what I get for not...

Oh crap!!!
That's what I get for not proofreading LOL :lol:

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,426
Posted By Short Circuit

Here it is. Mark

Here it is.

Mark
09-27-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 34,720
Posted By Short Circuit

I was in March of 2013. I an 5' 10" tall and...

I was in March of 2013. I an 5' 10" tall and weighed 256 1/2 lbs.
I started to eat healthy and exercise on a treadmill and then onto road bikes and this morning ( Sept 27, 2013) I weighed 191 1/2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,426
Posted By Short Circuit

This bike for my wife. Mark

This bike for my wife.

Mark
09-27-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,738
Posted By Short Circuit

That is signature worthy lol Mark

That is signature worthy lol

Mark
Forum: Introductions
09-27-13, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Short Circuit

Thanks for the welcomes !!!! Yes I have caught...

Thanks for the welcomes !!!!
Yes I have caught the bike bug. I try to get out every day for a 20 - 30 km run and I really didn't diet to loose the weight, just started eating healthier and more...
Forum: Introductions
09-26-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Short Circuit

Hello From Ontario, Canada

Hello
My name is Mark and I live in Southern Ontario. I have been lurking here for some time and though I had better introduce myself.
I started riding bikes last year but really got serious this...
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