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06-08-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Hosscooper

Does keeping hydrated help that much? I kind of...

Does keeping hydrated help that much? I kind of plan on taking a week off and stretching then starting up again in the lower gears for a while. what kind of stretching do y'all do for knees,...
06-07-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Hosscooper

Riding does not seem to help nor hurt...

Riding does not seem to help nor hurt immediately. Kind of loosens it up some but with some internal pain, again not bad. More of the later on after effect even the next morning type stuff
06-07-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Hosscooper

OK so it hurts inside and around the knee. It...

OK so it hurts inside and around the knee. It hurts in the morning(arthritis?) and gets better through the day. I do notice it the next day more when I push it or ride some hills. So far as fit I am...
06-07-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Hosscooper

a different kind of pain

Well last year I did pretty well and am starting to get back in form, but I have run into a new thing. I am having some new knee pain. Not bad or anything and uping the naproxen has helped but still....
09-24-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Hosscooper

Missed that forum. Thanks for the info though.

Missed that forum. Thanks for the info though.
09-24-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Hosscooper

Here are pics of the bracket. Seems like,...

Here are pics of the bracket. Seems like, although not seem very well, that I will need a bottom bracket puller like a park bbt-22 although I'm not sure if that is the correct tool. How would I know...
09-23-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Hosscooper

Looks like I will need a crank puller and a...

Looks like I will need a crank puller and a bottom bracket tool as well! It is a sealed bracket.
09-23-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Hosscooper

tools

SO I need to change a bottom bracket. What is the best way to go about this? I have no tools and will need to buy some, but what is the best way to go? A all in one kit or just what I need for this...
09-12-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 136,361
Posted By Hosscooper

Ok That is funny! :roflmao2:

Ok That is funny! :roflmao2:
09-11-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 136,361
Posted By Hosscooper

IF one is still available email me,...

IF one is still available email me, prophoss@gmail.com would love to have one. thanks
08-22-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Hosscooper

Awesome! Glad to hear a good report.

Awesome! Glad to hear a good report.
08-16-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hosscooper

no not a member of a club nor do I have friends...

no not a member of a club nor do I have friends who ride really. I need some:(
08-13-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hosscooper

training for longer rides

So after reading gliders pos (http://www.bikeforums.net/clydesdales-athenas-200-lb-91-kg/1023560-my-longest-ride-date.html)t I started thinking. How would one train for a longer ride? For me I want...
08-12-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By Hosscooper

Sounds like you could do a century easy enough....

Sounds like you could do a century easy enough. I'm not sure I'll get there, but maybe one day. In the mean time I too am basking in the glow of my longest ride yet, 12+ mi! I know, I know but hey...
08-04-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By Hosscooper

Hope all goes well!

Hope all goes well!
08-03-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Hosscooper

Well right now I ride at 6:30 am because if I...

Well right now I ride at 6:30 am because if I ride much later it gets too hot! Topping out at 102 these days. I actually ride about 5 miles every morning (except Sunday) and need to up it a bit....
08-03-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Hosscooper

one of the cool things about riding everyday

Something I have noticed. Usually after a work out I would be very tired. One of the reasons I never really worked out, but I have noticed that after each ride in the morning I actually feel better....
07-21-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 136,361
Posted By Hosscooper

IS one still available? Love to have one. ...

IS one still available? Love to have one. prophoss@gmail.com
07-15-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By Hosscooper

I did mean cocncord selecta 12, sorry bout that....

I did mean cocncord selecta 12, sorry bout that. Well I'll have to ask the guy about the wheels and maybe look at how much for a new set of 27" w/ 36 spokes. He did tell me it was 60cm and has steel...
07-14-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By Hosscooper

Your thoughts please

From a previous post I had said I'm a wanabe roadie, well I found a guy who has a condor selecta 12 and he wants a mtb instead. I was thinking about trading him my diamondback wildwood, but was...
07-13-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Hosscooper

Your thoughts please

From a previous post I had said I'm a wanabe roadie, well I found a guy who has a condor selecta 12 and he wants a mtb instead. I was thinking about trading him my diamondback wildwood, but was...
07-09-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Hosscooper

good point! forgot about that minor detail.

good point! forgot about that minor detail.
07-09-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Hosscooper

wanabe roadie

So I'm a wanabe road biker, but all I have is a diamondback wildwood which is a comfort/ MTB type. Any suggestions as to how to how to make it more road worthy? BTW I have limited funds at the...
07-09-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Hosscooper

does it matter?

So I make it a habit of ridding farther one day a week than my normal 4 miles a day. I noticed something this past time I rode longer. I had a better rhythm by the end of the ride than when I rode my...
07-04-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,642
Posted By Hosscooper

This is one of those situations where I had a...

This is one of those situations where I had a hard time explaining what I meant, but I do get the point y'all are making. That does give me a basic answer I was looking for. So let me ask the same...
07-03-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,642
Posted By Hosscooper

a question about cadence

So I'm riding my mtb 4 miles a day 5 days a week, and am getting into some good rhythm. Going about 13mph average but have noticed that I have a hard time keeping my cadence. I adjust my gear in an...
06-29-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Hosscooper

After doing a bit of study last night I changed...

After doing a bit of study last night I changed my foot position this morning and noticed a difference. It also up'd my speed:thumb: from 12.5 to 13.1. Never would have thought it would make such a...
06-28-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Hosscooper

platform pedals

So I am starting to learn a bit about how to pedal. Any advice y'all would like to pass on to a newbie for platform pedals?
06-25-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Hosscooper

So I now know that I have platform pedals and I...

So I now know that I have platform pedals and I need some stiff soled shoes. OK great! I have a pair of wading shoes with some stiff vibram soles. Try those for a while and see how it goes. Thanks to...
06-23-15, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Hosscooper

I would love to get some riding shoes, but funds...

I would love to get some riding shoes, but funds are not available for such things. :( Will try and pay more attention to my cadence and stretching hopefully that will get me by in the mean time....
06-23-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Hosscooper

Tell me more about cadence. Not sure what you...

Tell me more about cadence. Not sure what you mean.
It does feel like facitits pain will stretch and see if that helps.
06-23-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Hosscooper

feet hurting

Been riding about 3 mi every morning I can and have noticed that my feet hurt kind of like I've been running. Why would that be? Is there a stretch I could do to help? Doesn't hurt bad just annoying....
06-18-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Hosscooper

I enjoyed reading y'alls responses. Y'all hit the...

I enjoyed reading y'alls responses. Y'all hit the nail on the head. I am mainly riding for the cardio benefits, but am enjoying all the other benefits as well.:thumb: Made me feel better about my...
06-17-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Hosscooper

So if I ride everyday?

I had read somewhere else that watching what you eat effects how much weight you loose more than how much you ride your bike. OK I'll buy that, but what does riding do for you? Especially for us big...
06-14-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Hosscooper

a good book?

just looking for some good book suggestions pertaining to cycling. I like reading stories as well as how to stuff. Any suggestions would be appreciated. HOSS
06-14-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Hosscooper

a good book?

I enjoy reading about stuff in general and am looking for a good book about biking.So what are some suggestions? I like stories about why we do what we do and maybe some humor. I love competition as...
10-20-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hosscooper

Can you eat them things? I'd be scared of killing...

Can you eat them things? I'd be scared of killing myself.
10-19-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hosscooper

That is one big butterfly. Nice pic.

That is one big butterfly. Nice pic.
10-10-13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hosscooper

That is one Bird I have never seen wild. I...

That is one Bird I have never seen wild. I thought I saw one once but wasn't sure. To have one eye level and flying along beside you, How cool is that! Nice.
10-07-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Hosscooper

The idea came from my school book. I'm not a big...

The idea came from my school book. I'm not a big believer in the "numbers" either so I thought I'd ask. I have A-Fib so when I visited the cardiologist a while back they said exercise was good and...
10-06-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Hosscooper

Heart rate question

Howdy I am a clyde and a student though an older one(40). Now I am taking a phys. ed class and we are talking about heart rate stuff. After doing the lab worksheet I noticed my heart rate is higher...
10-06-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hosscooper

I have heard they don't think anybody can get...

I have heard they don't think anybody can get above them so you are obviously not there.
10-05-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hosscooper

There is some really cool stuff being reported. I...

There is some really cool stuff being reported. I feel somewhat limited living in town down here in Texas. would love to see deer and osprey's, not sure about a bear. The best so far is the horseshoe...
10-03-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hosscooper

Roadside nature

I am a big nature guy I love animals and fishing. I spot all kinds of animals everywhere I go. Mainly birds and the occasional coon or possum, but the other day while riding I saw a big bobcat which...
09-30-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Hosscooper

I find printing equipment works just as good as a...

I find printing equipment works just as good as a big book. Just wasn't sure if maybe it had something to do with riding. Well It will go away soon enough, probably the next time we do maintenance on...
09-29-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Hosscooper

a cyst on my wrist

Hey y'all I have an old problem that has resurfaced recently. For quite a while I had a ganglion cyst on the back of my wrist. Now it went away for a while but showed back up after I started riding....
09-14-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Hosscooper

The bike has a rigid front end with 700cx35 tires...

The bike has a rigid front end with 700cx35 tires and is a 20" frame I believe. Good stuff so far. About the only thing I lack so far is a flat repair kit.
09-14-13, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Hosscooper

A true newbie/clysdale

All right y'all I recently got a 2010 trek 7000 hybrid not really knowing anything other than hybrids are supposed to be better for bigger folks. I am assuming that everything is stock. So what...
09-11-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 42,370
Posted By Hosscooper

Ya live ya learn.

Ya live ya learn.
09-10-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 42,370
Posted By Hosscooper

For what its worth I bought a trek 7000 for $180....

For what its worth I bought a trek 7000 for $180. There is a bluebook for bikes online http://www.bicyclebluebook.com/default.aspx
check it out before you buy it. The guy was wanting $220. A little...
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