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07-04-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By m2244

Suggestions for Gear Sets in VT

I wasn't sure if I should ask this question here or in the old people's section (50+). I'm part-way through 51 and I'm not a fan.

Anyway, I bought a Felt Breed 30 a couple of years ago. It's my...
Forum: Touring
06-25-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By m2244

Bike Trip in a Foreign County

Hello,

I'm thinking about doing a ride in Portugal this fall and since I've never explicitly traveled for a ride like this, I have a few questions for anyone with experience in this area.

1. Is...
Forum: Touring
06-25-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By m2244

Bike Trip in a Foreign Country

Hello,

I'm thinking about doing a ride in Portugal this fall and since I've never explicitly traveled for a ride like this, I have a few questions for anyone with experience in this area.

1. Is...
06-06-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By m2244

Thanks everyone. I just ordered a 1.25" Now...

Thanks everyone. I just ordered a 1.25"

Now my wife and I can hit the trails a little easier than with our trunk rack.
06-06-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By m2244

Which Size Reese Receiver

Hello,

I have a Honda Civic and I would like to put a Reese mount for a bike rack, probably only a 2-bike setup. I doubt I will ever use it for anything other than a bike rack. I've heard there...
Forum: Northeast
04-21-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By m2244

Best Rides on Coast of Maine?

Hello,

Our family heading to Maine this weekend and I will have some time for a ride one day, probably Saturday since that looks like the only nice weather. Can anyone suggest routes around...
04-09-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By m2244

Have you Ever Tried a Micronutrient Test

I've read that multivitamins can be dangerous if overdone. I saw something last night about a test kit for figuring out what you need and don't need. The one I saw ranged in price from $40 to $200,...
04-09-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
Posted By m2244

What is a vintage ride?

What is a vintage ride?
04-08-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,493
Posted By m2244

**Update** I wanted to close the loop on...

**Update**

I wanted to close the loop on this, but also let people know about a shoe I found. I ended up getting the Shimano 540 pedals (they were out of the A60s). Then the woman at the shop...
04-06-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

You're kidding? Grandstand much? Good topic...

You're kidding? Grandstand much?

Good topic OP, people can be jerks to cyclists, good to get some perspectives on how to handle it.
04-06-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By m2244

Just turned 50, still in the military for another...

Just turned 50, still in the military for another 4 years. I bought a bike to help me get through the PT tests due to a progressively bad ankle. Now I'm really enjoying biking, and this forum has...
04-06-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By m2244

I just called a shop nearby and they have all...

I just called a shop nearby and they have all brands mentioned above. I can't believe a shop in Vermont had all of these! Heading there after work.

Thanks everyone. I feel like a kid today and I...
04-05-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By m2244

Ok, 520 it is. Hey look at that, decision...

Ok, 520 it is.

Hey look at that, decision made!

Thank you
04-05-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By m2244

What do you Think of the Shimano PD-M520 for Newer Riders?

Hello,
I'm thinking about getting some clip-in pedals this year and I read an article that suggested the Shimano PD-M520 for gravel. Actually, it suggested this model based on muddy rides; I don't...
Forum: Southeast
04-02-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By m2244

Thank you for all the insider info, that will...

Thank you for all the insider info, that will help us in a few months.
Forum: Europe
04-01-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By m2244

Thanks everyone, some good info here, makes me...

Thanks everyone, some good info here, makes me feel good about taking my wife there some day.
04-01-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,493
Posted By m2244

How much work are you doing? Rough idea. ...

How much work are you doing? Rough idea.

BTW, still doing this at 62 is impressive. I know people do it, but still impressive.
04-01-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,493
Posted By m2244

I'm glad I asked this question, you guys/ladies...

I'm glad I asked this question, you guys/ladies have some great information. I feel like I know a lot more about this stuff now, of course I was almost starting from nothing.

Thank you!
04-01-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,493
Posted By m2244

:lol: The motor on this thing just turned 50...

:lol:

The motor on this thing just turned 50 years old and can be difficult to work with at times.
04-01-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,493
Posted By m2244

Good advice. Timely as well, my sitz are still...

Good advice. Timely as well, my sitz are still sore from two days ago.
03-31-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,493
Posted By m2244

What are Some Good yet Basic Upgrades New Gravel Bike Owners Should Look at?

I don't know much at all about derailer/shifting systems at this point, so other than the higher price point upgrades like that, what would you suggest newbs look into to make their bikes a little...
Forum: Europe
03-30-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By m2244

Is Biking Generally More Safe in Spain than US?

I assume it depends on the location, type of road, etc.

I'm toying around with the idea of moving to Spain or Portugal in another 4 years and would like to hear different perspectives from people...
03-30-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By m2244

I spent too much on my bike to get it dirty! :lol:

I spent too much on my bike to get it dirty! :lol:
03-30-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By m2244

What is your Fav Type of Gravel Riding (Long haul, Hills, Flat and Boring, etc)

For instance, I'll work a bit up hills so I can get that down hill rush. Some of the pictures I've seen on this forum related to gravel riding look like a lot of slow flat stuff. I'm thinking about...
03-30-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 360,997
Posted By m2244

That looks incredible, looks like you could coast...

That looks incredible, looks like you could coast for miles.
03-30-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 360,997
Posted By m2244

That looks just right...

That looks just right...
03-29-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By m2244

Relax man.

Relax man.
03-29-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

The first hit I get is from Wiki, first line: ...

The first hit I get is from Wiki, first line:

Redneck is a derogatory term chiefly, but not exclusively, applied to white Americans perceived to be crass and unsophisticated, closely associated...
Forum: Northeast
03-29-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By m2244

I have a gravel bike and love it. I've taken it...

I have a gravel bike and love it. I've taken it to work 3 times, roughly 15 miles and it was grueling, but I have a couple of serious hills between here and there. BTW, I only did a one way trip on...
03-29-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

This seems like it would be a good topic of...

This seems like it would be a good topic of discussion on its own, but I doubt the moderators would like it.
03-29-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,876
Posted By m2244

Hard to tell if he meant it that way, but I doubt...

Hard to tell if he meant it that way, but I doubt it.
03-29-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,876
Posted By m2244

It's definitely hard to tell in text form but I...

It's definitely hard to tell in text form but I agree. Good point, now if I can just keep that in mind more often.
03-29-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

I had a similar discussion with a lady recently....

I had a similar discussion with a lady recently. We all know quite well what the term has come to mean in our society over the past couple of decades, and it isn't coal miners nor farmers.
03-29-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

Well, when 80% (anecdotal statistic) of the...

Well, when 80% (anecdotal statistic) of the discussions I've ever had regarding cyclists being put in danger/crowded/frightened have involved a person in a large truck and often with some sort of...
03-29-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By m2244

Thank you for taking the time to post this. I...

Thank you for taking the time to post this. I would love to do a longer trek out west, those mountains have a way of reminding a person of something we can't seem to define. But I don't think I will...
03-29-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

Let's be honest, this thought has crossed the...

Let's be honest, this thought has crossed the minds of many men. (Yes, actually doing it is not cool, mostly for safety reasons, respect, etc. Just making a joke here.)
03-29-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By m2244

Funny you mention this, we're planning on hitting...

Funny you mention this, we're planning on hitting this trail the next good weather weekend we get. We live in Vermont.
03-29-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,438
Posted By m2244

I bought a Felt nearly 2 years ago at the age of...

I bought a Felt nearly 2 years ago at the age of 50. I hadn't owned a bike in probably 25 years. I did a good deal of research on the subject and when I walked into the bike shop I was thinking I'd...
03-29-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By m2244

Your Best Casual Vacation Bike Excursion (Suggestions)

Good Morning,

I couldn't decide where to make this post, I hope the general discussion area is acceptable.

Anyway, my wife and I are trying to plan a week-long vacation to include 2 to 3 days...
03-29-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

Directed at the AR-15 enthusiast in the pick-em...

Directed at the AR-15 enthusiast in the pick-em up truck. Definitely supporting your argument.
03-29-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

You're not alone, many people are questioning...

You're not alone, many people are questioning life in the US these days. My wife and I are tentatively planning on moving to Spain once I retire, at least for a while. Between the political climate...
03-29-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,093
Posted By m2244

I hope this doesn't get me in trouble with the...

I hope this doesn't get me in trouble with the moderators but I think the redneck situation in this country is getting out of control. Looking forward to the day science can eliminate this gene from...
Forum: Southeast
03-26-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,606
Posted By m2244

Examples like this are why, when people freak out...

Examples like this are why, when people freak out about the virus, I'm more like "yeah, we need it".
Forum: Southeast
03-26-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By m2244

Route Suggestions Along NC Coast

Good Morning,


My wife and I are tentatively trying to plan a trip to NC maybe as soon as April but with covid who the heck knows. Whether it's this April or another time, I'm wondering if...
03-23-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By m2244

I had this feeling since I started thinking about...

I had this feeling since I started thinking about getting her a bike, you summed it up nicely!
03-23-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By m2244

I wasn't trying to offend, but I also don't mind...

I wasn't trying to offend, but I also don't mind pushing back a bit.
03-22-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By m2244

Sure, we'll go to a local bike shop and let them...

Sure, we'll go to a local bike shop and let them sell us on whatever bikes they have in stock, without doing any research. I like it!
03-22-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By m2244

Wife Trying to Chose a Bike - Considerations?

Hello,

I bought a Felt gravel bike 2 years ago and this year my wife and I are thinking about something for her. But she's not sure what she wants as far as gravel, road, etc. I guess our biggest...
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By m2244

American, although I'm becoming less and less...

American, although I'm becoming less and less comfortable admitting that.

Thanks for the advice everyone, I will definitely look at of the links all of you have provided.
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