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07-11-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By OldTryGuy

Son was stationed at Ft. Bliss until retirement...

Son was stationed at Ft. Bliss until retirement last year after 24yrs ARMY. I would fly in from SW FL to watch the 2 grandsons when ARMY sent son "wherever." Biking was wonderful from off of Fred...
07-10-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,676
Posted By 63rickert

There is no difficulty at all finding parts for a...

There is no difficulty at all finding parts for a Ď78 Trek. Biggest problem would be bike people who intentionally walk away from knowing or even seeing anything about bikes not born yesterday.

If...
07-10-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,676
Posted By dedhed

The beauty of the old steel bikes is the ability...

The beauty of the old steel bikes is the ability to upgrade/update to newer components, rather than try to replace existing ones if you choose
...
07-08-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,351
Posted By Barry2

Your point being the OP's budget may have...

Your point being the OP's budget may have increased !!! ? !!!

LOL

I certainly missed the 2017 "aspect"

oops

Barry
07-06-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,062
Posted By StanSeven

Before anyone posts further, Bike Forums has a...

Before anyone posts further, Bike Forums has a rule of no gun talk. If people want this thread to continue, leave guns out of the discussions. Let’s focus on Paul’s point that police supported the...
07-05-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,857
Posted By Hiro11

Came here to say this. Also, maybe I've had...

Came here to say this.

Also, maybe I've had good luck but I've purchased stuff (not much bike stuff, but lots of other stuff) from all kinds of sketchy vendors on Aliexpress over the years and...
07-05-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By downtube42

Just a few weeks ago i was climbing a long ramp...

Just a few weeks ago i was climbing a long ramp in a chilly drizzle, somewhere outside Seattle, thinking how much it sucked. But then the heat came, and i stayed inside wishing for a chilly rain.
07-01-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,264
Posted By Raleigh71

Yes, I'm pretty tall and have been riding alot...

Yes, I'm pretty tall and have been riding alot since I did the switch-over and really love the ergonomics.

A previous commenter addressed the frame size and why I didn't just get a larger frame:...
06-28-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,501
Posted By livedarklions

Too dumb, didn't read.

Too dumb, didn't read.
06-28-21, 04:06 AM
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Posted By Greenhil

Iím curious about where you ride in El Pas. My...

Iím curious about where you ride in El Pas. My parents lived there for many years, so I know the city fairly well.
06-27-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,265
Posted By fooferdoggie

this was pretty unusual. we thought we would...

this was pretty unusual. we thought we would handle it but it was too bad. at 7 when the sun was down a bit it would have been better. even having assist at the max my heart rate was high for that...
06-27-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,501
Posted By TMonk

I can chime in here as a competitive cyclist in...

I can chime in here as a competitive cyclist in this modern era: I train by power and time. This normalizes the effect of the bicycle that I'm choosing for a specific workout. When I warmup and find...
06-27-21, 04:40 AM
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Posted By Greenhil

I donít think enjoying a ride and documenting...

I donít think enjoying a ride and documenting mileage, etc. have to be mutually exclusive.
06-27-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,501
Posted By unterhausen

I think power meters have changed the way we...

I think power meters have changed the way we think about workouts. If I set out to go ride 5 hours at a given power level, I'm not going to go ride at 10% more power because I'm on a heavier bike. ...
06-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,501
Posted By Trakhak

This topic was worked over in a lengthy thread a...

This topic was worked over in a lengthy thread a month or so ago. The more experienced cyclists contributing to that thread pointed out that, because cycling is an aerobic rather than an anaerobic...
06-26-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,019
Posted By rydabent

"Dress code" can be attributed to those that...

"Dress code" can be attributed to those that think they have the right to dictate to others what they should wear while cycling. Wear what you like!!!!!!!!!!!!!
06-26-21, 06:38 AM
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Posted By freeranger

Silver Sneakers exercise classes--do you...

Silver Sneakers exercise classes--do you participate in these? My wife and I do, free through our Medicare Advantage plan. Now, I'm only 70 and she's a bit younger, but surprised how much fitter we...
06-25-21, 12:18 PM
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Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I am 74 and also am not ashamed to say that I...

I am 74 and also am not ashamed to say that I ride for enjoyment and always have (hence my moniker), without a desire/need to record or document my rides or compare/compete, formerly or informally,...
06-22-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,019
Posted By rydabent

That is why at nearly 83 I wear regular t-shirts...

That is why at nearly 83 I wear regular t-shirts and rugby shorts. Tons cheaper too.
06-20-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,454
Posted By Koyote

This is in the wrong subforum; needs to go in...

This is in the wrong subforum; needs to go in Advocacy and Safety, where it will quickly devolve into a heated argument and go on for six pages.

And no, I'm not kidding.
06-18-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 988
Posted By Bonzo Banana

I'm in the UK and know very little about this...

I'm in the UK and know very little about this store but have made good use of the Sheldon Brown site. Even though I didn't know him I felt I did from his writing and wished he could have stayed with...
06-12-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25,954
Views: 2,657,785
Posted By PaulH

I mile or two round trip for pancakes at the...

I mile or two round trip for pancakes at the local diner. Much of the convenience of living in Arlington is the result of having a bike, In any case, temperatures were in the 60s and I vividly...
06-12-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,774
Posted By livedarklions

Or, y'know, maybe he's a person with a disability...

Or, y'know, maybe he's a person with a disability who has learned how to ride safely. I think he's in a lot better position to judge that than a rando on the internets.

Comparing a disability to...
06-12-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,774
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Not cool, mate. The OP has some physical issues...

Not cool, mate. The OP has some physical issues that he has been accommodating successfully. He has obviously given his chosen strategies a lot of thought in regards to his own safety as well as...
06-11-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By groth

Tandem Trike

Most of my miles are on an upright two wheeler, but I have had a Greenspeed Tandem Trike since 2005. It's named "Big Red." I got it in hopes of getting my wife some exercise. She had severe...
06-11-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,774
Posted By Deal4Fuji

It varies on the city, but it's usually not...

It varies on the city, but it's usually not enforced and common sense is the rule. The Neuse River Trail from Raleigh to Clayton is 10 mph. No one should be doing over that when passing walkers with...
Forum: Introductions
06-10-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Gashouse

No longer lurking In New Jersey

Hello All,
I've been lurking on the forum since 2019.
It's time to be more active.
I've been riding two wheels since 1963.
At least, that's as far back as I remember.
After...
06-10-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By beach_cycle

Indeed, she's a cruiser! I have balance issues...

Indeed, she's a cruiser! I have balance issues and rode trikes 5 years; I rode over 4 thousand miles in 2018 on a Schwinn Meridian. My average speed was 9 MPH, but I removed the chain wheel and...
06-10-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By tds101

They make 3 wheeled cruiser bikes nowadays, so...

They make 3 wheeled cruiser bikes nowadays, so it's a fine bike to ride anytime, anywhere you can. Enjoy! And I especially love the extra cargo area in the rear.
06-10-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,703
Posted By livedarklions

And BTW, that driver was sentenced to a minimum...

And BTW, that driver was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years in prison, not 10.

If you don't like that, your beef is with the prosecutor who agreed to the plea bargain. A life sentence was...
06-10-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,703
Posted By LAJ

I know this is a foreign thought process to many,...

I know this is a foreign thought process to many, but it's expected you keep it civil and on point, even in A&S.
06-10-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Tony Marley

I am now 68 and added a Catrike Expedition to my...

I am now 68 and added a Catrike Expedition to my stable in 2014. But I still ride my Ti-Rush recumbent bike, as well as Bike Friday upright bikes.
Forum: Introductions
06-09-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By evilla568

Hello yall

Hi, I do all types of road and mountain cycling in the salt lake valley!
06-09-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By jppe

Day 1 Bike BBQ Brewery Beach Ride

Day 1 of the Bike, BBQ, Brewery & Beach with the High Point folks done!! 112 miles from High Point to Clarksville, VA. Itís not a direct ride to the coast but for good reason. Great group of 10...
06-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By kirby999

Everybodyís definition of cruiser is different. ...

Everybodyís definition of cruiser is different.
To me , heck yeah ! Itís a Cruiser .
I can see myself on a trike one day . Thatís what I started out on about 65 years ago . LOL !
Things go in...
06-09-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

I ride a trike about 50% of the time. It’s a 2020...

I ride a trike about 50% of the time. It’s a 2020 ICE VTX DI2 Word Champion model. Oh, and I'm 70.

...
06-09-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By 10 Wheels

Went trike after my 2014 crash. Got this First...

Went trike after my 2014 crash.
Got this First 2002 GTO 81 Gears
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Could Only...
06-09-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By stevel610

Nope, but I tell my wife when I have to give up...

Nope, but I tell my wife when I have to give up my drivers license I getting one.
06-09-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By rhenning

Technically not a cruiser but a Trike but if you...

Technically not a cruiser but a Trike but if you think it is a Cruiser then it is. Roger
Forum: Introductions
06-08-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Swampgas

Hello from the upper left corner

Newbie here but not to cycling. In fact I have been doing it so long I forgot how but I hear it's just like riding a bike wait never mind. Sadly all my steeds have been gathering dust and I...
06-08-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Retro Grouch

I guess Mrs. Grouch and I qualify. We're in out...

I guess Mrs. Grouch and I qualify. We're in out upper 70"s and riding Catrikes.

My advice is to visit a recumbent specialty shop and plan on spending at least a half day. There are MANY...
06-07-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By 10 Wheels

I bought shirts from their site. Sizes are all...

I bought shirts from their site. Sizes are all over the map. Good Luck
06-07-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,317
Views: 341,453
Posted By veganbikes

Helmet makers and independent testing facilities...

Helmet makers and independent testing facilities suggest replacement at those times. Some could say maybe it is a tinge of marketing but it is a safety device designed to protect the most important...
06-07-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By zandoval

Found A Good Bicycle Riding Shirt

Found a good T-Shirt suppler for us Clydesdales. I am 250#-114Kg, sometimes more. Finding a fair stylish shirt for ridding has been difficult and expensive. I also feel a duty to spare people who...
06-06-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,444
Posted By guachi

In the last 9 months I've cycled enough,...

In the last 9 months I've cycled enough, according to my power meter, to lose 60 pounds of fat. I've actually lost 40 pounds so far. Cycling was over 100% of my weight loss. According to the "diet is...
06-06-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By mpath

I'm 56 as well, and still play Xbox with my 21 yo...

I'm 56 as well, and still play Xbox with my 21 yo son, listen to the likes of Led Zeppelin, Miles Davis, to Lady Gaga and Eminem. Forget comfy "geriatric" shoes my peers are starting to wear - my...
06-06-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,703
Posted By Kat12

Or "are thought to be based on others' opinions."...

Or "are thought to be based on others' opinions." For example: there are a lot of people who will blame others for their own screw-ups. (I've seen it.) They'd probably report on the survey that...
Forum: Introductions
06-05-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Motorhead69

Welcome back Mark.... I'm also from Texas.

Welcome back Mark.... I'm also from Texas.
Forum: Introductions
06-05-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Motorhead69

Hello from Texas

Just another guy that loves riding bikes. It's currently raining and the computer is updating so not riding on zwift. Really need to get fitter for some upcoming rides.
Forum: Introductions
06-05-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By drbrnicke

Hi @ all. New User from Berlin, Germany here...

Hi @ all.
New User from Berlin, Germany here too.
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