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02-15-19, 10:25 PM
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Posted By h2oxtc

I've had a long term relationship with lower back...

I've had a long term relationship with lower back pain. Stretching and cycling are both helpful, although the latter without the former is asking for trouble.

But as to heat, we purchased a hot...
02-15-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By h2oxtc

Thank you all for the posts. The take away for me...

Thank you all for the posts. The take away for me is to enjoy the views of Skyline Drive as we drive thru or past, and take the extra day to ride the BRP. The route options are noted as is the...
02-15-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By h2oxtc

hockey It's a Bafang BBS-02, 350W, with brake and...

hockey It's a Bafang BBS-02, 350W, with brake and gear sensors, and a 52V battery. We can easily ride 50 miles with a mix of large and rolling hills with battery to spare. As I said, it's...
02-14-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By h2oxtc

pdlamb Thank you - awesome information from the...

pdlamb Thank you - awesome information from the perspective of someone who from the sounds of it has ridden it once or twice.

As for my wife ... funny you should assume that she'll be driving. ...
02-14-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 402,987
Posted By h2oxtc

I agree, nice looking bike. BUT, what's up with...

I agree, nice looking bike. BUT, what's up with the mismatch bottles? :foo: (hope you know I'm just giving you a hard time - don't look too close at my photos)
02-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By h2oxtc

If I had to pick Skyline or Blue Ridge ...

How better to spend a cold winter day than dreaming of a beautiful place to ride. My wife and I are at the beginning stages of planning a trip out east in the fall of this year. Cycling of course is...
02-12-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,214
Posted By h2oxtc

OldsCOOL I'm surprised you've waited this long to...

OldsCOOL I'm surprised you've waited this long to consider switching to compact cranks. We similarly live in a hilly / mountainous area and I began the process of switching out my bikes to 50/34 a...
01-13-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 346,852
Posted By h2oxtc

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4839/46003023414_81...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4839/46003023414_81608dd619_c.jpg
Jamis Reborn

I decided to put some life back into this bike with a new Shimano 105 11spd drivetrain and Fulcrum wheels. Yesterday...
12-22-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By h2oxtc

Motto or no motto, I always feel better after a...

Motto or no motto, I always feel better after a ride. That said, for me a ride isn't a great ride unless I've stopped to take a photo.
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12-17-18, 10:59 PM
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Views: 402,987
Posted By h2oxtc

Interesting transition from the Seven to the CF...

Interesting transition from the Seven to the CF Specialized. Would be interested to hear your thoughts / reasons for the choice of new bike. Is this one of the models with the shock absorber in the...
12-16-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 41,677
Posted By h2oxtc

I hope this thread is one of those that sticks...

I hope this thread is one of those that sticks around for years. It's encouraging to hear about the victories, as small as they might be some days, and look forward to re-reading this post again in...
12-12-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,960
Posted By h2oxtc

I was wondering how this old post got revived ......

I was wondering how this old post got revived ... and now I know the end of the story, or maybe it's NOT the end of the story? Only time will tell.
12-12-18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By h2oxtc

Took me a minute to realize that the curly ribbon...

Took me a minute to realize that the curly ribbon is most likely an LED light string. Cool idea.
12-11-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By h2oxtc

Go Team Cannondale!

Go Team Cannondale!
10-31-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 346,852
Posted By h2oxtc

Love that shot! Well done.

Love that shot! Well done.
05-15-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 41,677
Posted By h2oxtc

Ditto here too from north of the 49. Wishing...

Ditto here too from north of the 49. Wishing continued recovery.
04-13-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 41,677
Posted By h2oxtc

A virtual hug and to let you know that there are...

A virtual hug and to let you know that there are others praying for you and Rowan.

Paul
03-30-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,857
Posted By h2oxtc

There are a few rides I've done that will remain...

There are a few rides I've done that will remain in my memory, the Valley of Fire in Nevada is one of them.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/885/41084474512_0b8b8bd2ed_z.jpg
Valley of Fire_1
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07-16-17, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By h2oxtc

As the OP described the bike, I thought "man,...

As the OP described the bike, I thought "man, that's a pretty nice bike for climbing", minus the short crankarm length. Tough climbing is relative term. On one of our local "hill climbs" there are...
07-13-17, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By h2oxtc

Hope the shoulder heals quickly! Crashing...

Hope the shoulder heals quickly! Crashing usually comes to mind when I'm coasting down a steel hill at 30+mph - and usually results in application of the brakes. Wet pavement? My bikes (and me)...
05-24-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By h2oxtc

Time has a funny way of helping one forget. ...

Time has a funny way of helping one forget. Although it may be age and not time ... I digress ... it was nearly 10 years ago that I picked up the bike again after 20+ years off. I can still...
05-04-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 346,852
Posted By h2oxtc

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4164/34235452896_cae...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4164/34235452896_cae7259577_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UagDpf)

There haven't been enough of these days this spring.
04-17-17, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 346,852
Posted By h2oxtc

I've been to the top of Mr.Baker a couple of...

I've been to the top of Mr.Baker a couple of times, but have rarely seen it from this side of the 49. Looks kind of backwards to my eye. :)
04-17-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 346,852
Posted By h2oxtc

Love this photo - looks like a local ride in our...

Love this photo - looks like a local ride in our neighborhood (but isn't).

Someday I'm going to come visit and ride this area with you.
04-16-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By h2oxtc

I understand the argument to simplify, and can...

I understand the argument to simplify, and can totally relate to trying to keep on top of the maintenance. But even the thought of letting one or more the stable go is hard to wrap my mind around. ...
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