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Forum: Foo
05-25-13, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Dewbert

The Skinny on Cycling

Hi everybody. I recently wrote a book about my experiences with cycling and weight loss. Amazon is running the Kindle version of the book for FREE all memorial day weekend. I would be honored if...
03-20-13, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Dewbert

The Skinny on Cycling:

Hi folks. I've written a book, The Skinny on Cycling: A collection of essays on cycling, weight loss, and life. Amazon is running the Kindle version of it or FREE today in celebration of the first...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-24-08, 03:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,543
Posted By Dewbert

Had a great time again this year. And, yep, it...

Had a great time again this year. And, yep, it was pretty chilly. I took the 40 mile route on Sunday for a change this year and was pleasantly surprised! Nice route and saw the sun coming up over...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-19-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By Dewbert

Ohio rail trail camping advice

Hi folks--
I'm thinking about a late-spring 2009 camping trip with my 11 year old daughter. Any advice on campgrounds that can be reached by cycling 30-40 miles per day on (mostly) the trail...
09-09-08, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,744
Posted By Dewbert

In case anyone is interested, this is Coker's...

In case anyone is interested, this is Coker's current reply regarding the availability of this bike:
(from an email Dated 9-9-08
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Thank you for your...
09-08-08, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Dewbert

1: Check to make sure your brake pads aren't...

1: Check to make sure your brake pads aren't rubbing:D
2: Check with your doctor.
3: Just keep pedaling and getting miles. It'll get better...
09-08-08, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Dewbert

I have the same problem after 70+ miles in my...

I have the same problem after 70+ miles in my cycling shoes. For me the secrets have been:
1. Good cycling-specific shoes (SIDI for me)
2. About every 20-30 miles, loosen my shoes and/or take them...
09-07-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,787
Posted By Dewbert

Great goal, Matchka! Me: US: Indiana,...

Great goal, Matchka!

Me: US: Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Louisiana -- Europe: Krakow, Poland

I'm heading to Maine tomorrow. Maybe I'll find me a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By Dewbert

They're still floating around $75 at the LBS...

They're still floating around $75 at the LBS around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,960
Posted By Dewbert

It's built into the tool kit that I carry. I've...

It's built into the tool kit that I carry. I've never used it, but then again I carry lots of little cogs on the back wheel that I don't use either, so it's no big deal....:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By Dewbert

I'm absolutely and ridiculously afraid of snakes....

I'm absolutely and ridiculously afraid of snakes. I'm quite sure that any that get near my on my bike would die from sudden and acute drowning!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-08, 04:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,557
Posted By Dewbert

It's all about understanding one's motivation...

It's all about understanding one's motivation...
09-05-08, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,287
Posted By Dewbert

My garage looks like a bicycle "meat locker" ......

My garage looks like a bicycle "meat locker" ... 6 or 7 bikes hanging around on hooks. I think it makes my Jeep nervous...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,632
Posted By Dewbert

I ride by myself about 90% of the time due to...

I ride by myself about 90% of the time due to schedule and the fact that there aren't a lot of cyclists in my area. Also, I sort of had a bad experience with pacelines a couple of years ago. I was...
09-03-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,594
Posted By Dewbert

About 1/2 way through this season I started using...

About 1/2 way through this season I started using my big ring (triple) rather than my middle ring. Amazingly enough, my average speed went from around 14-15 to 16-17 without a noticeable increase in...
09-03-08, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,057
Posted By Dewbert

I know, but I was on a deadline. Also, I was...

I know, but I was on a deadline. Also, I was amazed that within about three hours I had several responses and as I look back over the subsequent responses, I didn't see anything that would have...
09-03-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,057
Posted By Dewbert

Wow! Thanks for all the responses folks. I only...

Wow! Thanks for all the responses folks. I only tracked your responses for a few hours before writing my article.

Just a little back-story: I write an on-going column for the Central Indiana...
08-29-08, 04:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,924
Posted By Dewbert

Never too many.... Me: Road bike, MTB, Touring...

Never too many....
Me: Road bike, MTB, Touring Bike and Cruiser.
My 11 year old daughter: Road bike, MTB and Cruiser.
My wife: Comfort bike with cob webs <grin>
08-29-08, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Dewbert

I've ridden in about a dozen states. Oregon has...

I've ridden in about a dozen states. Oregon has easily been the best so far--both for rural, mountain riding as well as urban riding in Portland.
08-25-08, 03:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,057
Posted By Dewbert

Definition of INSANITY

Hi folks. I'm doing a little research for an article I'm about to write for our local cycling newsletter. If you don't mind, please answer these quick questions:

1. Do you ride a bike? (I'm...
08-17-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Dewbert

most wrist bracelets tug at my arm hairs......

most wrist bracelets tug at my arm hairs... bothersome
08-17-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,886
Posted By Dewbert

word! [flashing back to the 80s]

word! [flashing back to the 80s]
08-17-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,179
Posted By Dewbert

Save up and buy. Stick it on a credit card and...

Save up and buy. Stick it on a credit card and pay it off. Get a grant. All my bikes have a different story.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,446
Posted By Dewbert

I even recently "participated" in a conference...

I even recently "participated" in a conference call using my iPhone for about an hour. It was one of those situations in which I didn't have to interact...just listen. (It was also incredibly...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Dewbert

Glad we connected! It takes about 40-50 miles...

Glad we connected! It takes about 40-50 miles before I have to make adjustments. I recently completed the Ride Across INdiana (160 miles) and I left my basal at 25% for almost 48 hours!
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dewbert

I think it really depends on what else is...

I think it really depends on what else is happening in your life. A 30 day, 50mile per day tour would be great. Having the time to fit 8 centuries in during a single month would be fun too. The...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-13-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,709
Posted By Dewbert

My 3rd RAIN ride. My first one that was so...

My 3rd RAIN ride. My first one that was so soggy.
11:11 (9:44 saddle time).
My wife was a great SAG-ger for me. It's amazing how much dry socks at lunch time can change your outlook.

I...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-13-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,687
Posted By Dewbert

Clock time: 11:11 Saddle time: 9:44 Soggy...

Clock time: 11:11
Saddle time: 9:44
Soggy sock time: 5:00
Flat tires: 0 (lucky me!)
God bless my wife (aka The RAIN-MILF) for putting up with me and my silly cycling activities!!!
Forum: Great Lakes
07-11-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,687
Posted By Dewbert

and awaaaayyyyy we go! Have a safe ride folks. ...

and awaaaayyyyy we go! Have a safe ride folks. See you in Richmond!
Forum: Great Lakes
07-08-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,687
Posted By Dewbert

starting to look like a slight cool down but a...

starting to look like a slight cool down but a chance of thunderstorms.... but also a SSW (mostly) tail wind.... maybe not so bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Dewbert

I just like all the pretty pictures....

I just like all the pretty pictures....
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Dewbert

I'm a type 1 (minimed pumping novolog) and do a...

I'm a type 1 (minimed pumping novolog) and do a lot of fairly long distance riding (100+ miles tomorrow and 160+ next Saturday on the Ride Across INdiana www.rainride.org). I've been doing distance...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-29-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Dewbert

It was a great trip. John...I think we talked at...

It was a great trip. John...I think we talked at the camp store during a rain storm. Was that you?
06-18-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Dewbert

My insurance just started covering it recently. ...

My insurance just started covering it recently. You can sort of get the experience you're looking for. You can buy the transmitter and a box of sensors and then only use them when you want them. I...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-17-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,687
Posted By Dewbert

Wouldn't miss it!

Wouldn't miss it!
06-17-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Dewbert

Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Hi folks--
I'm a type 1 diabetic and have been using a minimed insulin pump for about 10 years. I recently also added the "real time" continuous glucose monitoring system. For those who aren't...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-15-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,087
Posted By Dewbert

yesterday: White tail deer, red tail hawk, Elk,...

yesterday: White tail deer, red tail hawk, Elk, goats, Peacocks and several very fast, very upset dogs....
Forum: Touring
06-15-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By Dewbert

butterfly/trekking bars and Chamois Butt'r .......

butterfly/trekking bars and Chamois Butt'r .... (not to be used in conjunction with one another...:D)
Forum: Touring
06-15-08, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Dewbert

The Century Never Ends... a.k.a. 100 miles of bad road...

Yesterday I had planned on doing my first century of the year. It's been rainy here in Indiana and I'm a little behind this year. So, I go to mapmyride.com and find a ride posted by another roadie...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-15-08, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Dewbert

TRIRI veterans?

Hi folks--
Is anybody doing TRIRI next week? It'll be my first time on this particular tour and I was wondering if this tour is generally a "I look good in my spandex, on my carbon fiber bike,...
06-14-08, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Dewbert

It's pretty simple. The pedals and brakes work...

It's pretty simple. The pedals and brakes work independently, but the steering is connected via a rod and linkages. So they have to agree on steering (or one has to be stronger than the other) but...
06-13-08, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dewbert

I felt the same way until I stuck some...

I felt the same way until I stuck some butterfly/trekking bars on mine. All better...
06-13-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Dewbert

I have the FCR3 and put a seat post rack on it...

I have the FCR3 and put a seat post rack on it (because that's what I had). Great bike and works like a charm!
06-13-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Dewbert

It's a wiiiiiiilllllld and crazy bike!!!!!

So, look what I picked up for my daughter and nieces for $40 on e-bay last weekend. A grandpa built it for his grandkids years ago. It's rigged so that the handlebars turn together, so the girls...
06-04-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Dewbert

I just read this myself. I hope a corporate...

I just read this myself. I hope a corporate sponsor or angel donor steps up.
05-19-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dewbert

I have a B17 on my carbon road bike as well as my...

I have a B17 on my carbon road bike as well as my touring rig. I love them. It's all about the fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,874
Posted By Dewbert

Best ride ever! I only rode 15 miles, but it was...

Best ride ever! I only rode 15 miles, but it was with my 11 year old daughter on her first group ride. Seeing her click off 15 miles, complain about the wind and then brag about the t-shirt that...
05-01-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Dewbert

Salt Lake City Bike shops?

Hi folks--
I'm going to be in Salt Lake for work all next week. One of my hobbies is to visit bike shops all over the country to buy shop t-shirts. I have several. Some shops sell them to the...
03-18-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By Dewbert

iPhone case for cycling?

No, I don't want to talk on the phone or listen to music while riding, but I want to take my iPhone with me on cycling trips so that I can make and receive calls when I stop alongside the road. I'm...
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