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Forum: Great Lakes
05-31-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By JLDickmon

If you're into singletrack..

The Maple Hill Trail, in Kalamazoo's Northwood area, was voted Best in Michigan, and #25 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=25) nationwide..
Thank you West Michigan...
03-24-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By JLDickmon

I saw an absolute shload of people out on bikes...

I saw an absolute shload of people out on bikes today here (Michigan). Still traffic on the Interstates, but surface streets eerily quiet. I'm going to take my M400 to work tomorrow and take a ride...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-15-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By JLDickmon

Waterloo was postponed due to the current public...

Waterloo was postponed due to the current public health issue in the news.
Rescheduled for July 19

Barry-Roubaix also postponed, rescheduled to Oct 3
Will be run in conjunction with the Fall...
03-08-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,501,601
Posted By JLDickmon

No pretty pictures, but yes I did ride today,...

No pretty pictures, but yes I did ride today, thank you very much.

Took a Killer V I picked up a couple weeks ago through tune-up and adjustments and took it out for a quick shakedown.
02-16-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 1,888,707
Posted By JLDickmon

Hey I've got one of those.. just picked it up...

Hey I've got one of those.. just picked it up Thursday. Going to get stabled alongside the motley crue in the second pic. ...
02-16-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,535
Posted By JLDickmon

Cops had complaints about the pack. Cops set up a...

Cops had complaints about the pack. Cops set up a trap. Kid's got pinched. Cop was a dick because he had to justify his sitting out there all morning. Simple as that.
In fact, the cop was probably...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-15-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By JLDickmon

The shoulders of the state highways are pretty...

The shoulders of the state highways are pretty generous.. What I'd do, is follow M55 east out of town 'til you get to Seven Mile Rd. not sure what it turns into when you cross into Kalkaska Co.. but...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-15-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By JLDickmon

Anything but rain. I hate riding in the rain.

Anything but rain. I hate riding in the rain.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-10-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By JLDickmon

SE Mich, Waterloo & Watermoo

Just signed up for the Waterloo G&G event next month (hoping that dopey ground hog was right)..

But then I see Tinker Juarez is riding the August race, The Watermoo..

On one hand, I'd like to...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-10-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By JLDickmon

huh. would ya look at that.. Rather do that...

huh. would ya look at that..
Rather do that than the Coast To Coast Gravel Grinder.. where you have to do the whole ride in a day..
Forum: Great Lakes
02-10-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,209
Posted By JLDickmon

Well, I can't say much for the central or eastern...

Well, I can't say much for the central or eastern central sections, but the western section begins (or ends, depending on your point of view) in South Haven at the Kal-Haven Trailhead..
South Haven...
01-01-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By JLDickmon

No, all suspicion has been removed.

No, all suspicion has been removed.
01-01-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,519
Posted By JLDickmon

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01-01-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By JLDickmon

I put my symptoms in Web MD.. and I either have...

I put my symptoms in Web MD.. and I either have leprosy, or I stubbed my toe on the end table..
01-01-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,547
Posted By JLDickmon

The bike routes around here wind through some...

The bike routes around here wind through some pretty sketchy areas.. it's creepy enough in the daytime..
Forum: Great Lakes
12-25-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By JLDickmon

The Geology Dept at IU would be a good resource....

The Geology Dept at IU would be a good resource. I have a daughter that lives in Martinsville, and I've used their mapping a couple of times to alleviate drainage problems on her property.

Here's...
09-22-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By JLDickmon

I find even the blue trails about all a 20 year...

I find even the blue trails about all a 20 year old Cracknfail is capable of..
09-22-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,695
Posted By JLDickmon

I have a cousin in North Texas.. up by Denton.....

I have a cousin in North Texas.. up by Denton.. posts a pic last night of her grand-daughter.. 82 degrees and the kid is wearing her winter coat.. I guess it would feel like winter compared to the...
09-22-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,695
Posted By JLDickmon

Dude... you suck. I'd pay money for that kind of...

Dude... you suck. I'd pay money for that kind of weather.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-22-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By JLDickmon

Anybody do the Michigan Shore2Shore last weekend?

Anyone? Beuller?

Just curious as to how it went.
05-26-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,464
Posted By JLDickmon

and a fine hijacking it was

and a fine hijacking it was
Forum: Great Lakes
05-26-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,401
Posted By JLDickmon

the further north you go, the less chance of...

the further north you go, the less chance of rain..
I'm stuck working, so there's that..

kinda late now, but just FYI..

There is Van Buren State Park, just south of South Haven.. and then east...
04-28-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By JLDickmon

I'll be damned.. that's a great story.

I'll be damned.. that's a great story.
04-28-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,464
Posted By JLDickmon

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04-28-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,405
Posted By JLDickmon

Not that I'd wish jail on anyone.. County is HARD...

Not that I'd wish jail on anyone.. County is HARD time.. but I'm glad the f*stick didn't get away with a fine and community service..
04-28-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By JLDickmon

Having a little conversation with Jim Beam at the...

Having a little conversation with Jim Beam at the moment.. after smoking six pounds of chicken leg quarters and a filet-and-a-half of salmon..
Forum: Great Lakes
04-19-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By JLDickmon

I'll be.. ...

I'll be..
https://www.heraldpalladium.com/news/local/after-early-morning-fire-dimaggio-s-vows-to-reopen/article_18fd92c5-51f8-543d-807c-424ffaf3b621.html
04-18-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By JLDickmon

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Forum: Great Lakes
04-18-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 106,363
Posted By JLDickmon

I wanna do that when I retire..

I wanna do that when I retire..
Forum: Great Lakes
04-18-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 106,363
Posted By JLDickmon

Outside of Kalamazoo MI near the current eastern...

Outside of Kalamazoo MI near the current eastern terminus of the KRVT
Forum: Great Lakes
04-18-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By JLDickmon

There is one on the MDNR website. It's broken...

There is one on the MDNR website.
It's broken up by region.

Oh yeah.. another vote for DiMaggio's Pizza.
(don't bother to order extra cheese)
I'll go there over Geno's East in South Haven. ...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-18-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By JLDickmon

I can't really add much, except to say that once...

I can't really add much, except to say that once you're off the docks, the main street is going to be full of idiots live tweeting their walk around the shopping district. Especially on the weekends.
04-18-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,312
Posted By JLDickmon

Yes. I got clocked by a hawk diving for a...

Yes. I got clocked by a hawk diving for a squirrel at the side of the trail. Epic endo. You know that Danny MacAskil video where he does the backflip off the bank, spins around and keeps on riding?...
04-18-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,330
Posted By JLDickmon

I really feel like I missed something here.....

I really feel like I missed something here.. :popcorn
03-31-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
Posted By JLDickmon

well, from what very little I know.. in the...

well, from what very little I know..
in the case of a fat bike, there is much more surface area of the contact patch to act on..
on a gravel bike, I'd have to ask if the headset bearings are set...
03-31-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By JLDickmon

Windex. weak ammonia solution styptic pencil,...

Windex. weak ammonia solution
styptic pencil, maybe?
Blistex creme?
03-31-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By JLDickmon

Got it done..

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03-19-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By JLDickmon

where's that big thumbs up icon??

where's that big thumbs up icon??
03-10-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By JLDickmon

I hear ya on that.. I struggle for a few minutes...

I hear ya on that.. I struggle for a few minutes when I first get on until my heart rate comes up.. resting it falls to the low 50's.. normal is between 60 - 72
03-10-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By JLDickmon

Oh Eww.. How are you feeling now? Good...

Oh Eww..
How are you feeling now?
Good enough to be on a bike, I assume..
03-10-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By JLDickmon

kind of.. they wouldn't authorize a second...

kind of.. they wouldn't authorize a second procedure in under 6 months without "being sick enough to need it" is how it was explained to me..
And I wasn't about to put this off until June.
03-10-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By JLDickmon

Barometric pressure changes usually hit me in the...

Barometric pressure changes usually hit me in the joints..
temperature swings (downward) sometimes get me in the soft tissues.. especially if it's the day after a long ride or a gym session.. I'd...
03-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By JLDickmon

I wonder if the starches present in beer (left...

I wonder if the starches present in beer (left over from the mash.. where the calories come from) are dinking with your blood sugar?
When was the last time you had labs drawn, and what was your...
03-10-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By JLDickmon

Does nitro give you headaches?

I'll tell the three beer story..
Has a blockage and a stent in 2012.
Sent me for s stress test right after the first of the year. Before the exercise portion, I already had an abnormal rhythm. ...
02-14-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
Posted By JLDickmon

try a keto diet?

try a keto diet?
01-31-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,219
Posted By JLDickmon

That sounds like the classic N+1 dilemma to me! ...

That sounds like the classic N+1 dilemma to me!
Slightly heavier bike, rated for a little more weight, beat the snot out of it..
When you get back to fighting weight, clean up the spare and loan...
01-31-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,587
Posted By JLDickmon

That's not likely to happen with me, but I bet I...

That's not likely to happen with me, but I bet I could pull a hitch wagon better than he can..
01-31-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,587
Posted By JLDickmon

meh.. I own Clydesdale horses.. I wear it with...

meh.. I own Clydesdale horses.. I wear it with honor.
01-25-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By JLDickmon

I took a look at the site.. couple of them looked...

I took a look at the site.. couple of them looked interesting..
12-27-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By JLDickmon

Somebody goes to "donate" Headshok tools and...

Somebody goes to "donate" Headshok tools and Super V & Raven parts.. I'll give them a good home.. Mine.
just sayin'..
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