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07-08-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,676
Posted By Mark Stone

Without reading through all the other responses,...

Without reading through all the other responses, would parts become an issue on the 1978 road bike? I had a 1984 or 5 Trek 520 touring bike I traded off to a shop because I was unable to find...
07-03-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By Mark Stone

In an ironic weather twist -

This past week, while a goodly portion of the country is battling excessive heat, my hometown of El Paso has been experiencing highs in the high 60s and low 70s with mucho rainfall. It's been a joy...
06-27-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,019
Posted By Mark Stone

That's me - T-Shirt and a pair of shorts.

That's me - T-Shirt and a pair of shorts.
06-27-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,501
Posted By Mark Stone

Yes, it is. It's very easy, using gears correctly...

Yes, it is. It's very easy, using gears correctly and monitoring HR, to duplicate workouts on bikes that weigh differently. The problem with your logic, as others have stated, is that you're...
06-26-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3,419
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Views: 511,457
Posted By Mark Stone

I completely agree. I'm at the point that if I...

I completely agree. I'm at the point that if I just go out and ride, it's very enjoyable. I don't miss the days when I was obsessed with the stats. I do keep track of heart rate and time however. But...
06-22-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By Mark Stone

I agree. Your behind always hurts when you're a...

I agree. Your behind always hurts when you're a new cyclist, regardless of the saddle brand. Give it a coupl'a weeks then make a decision.
06-13-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 988
Posted By Mark Stone

That's sad news - there's a lot of cycling...

That's sad news - there's a lot of cycling heritage wrapped up in Sheldon Brown and Harris, even for those of us who never did business with them. It's good to hear that Sheldon Brown's website will...
06-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25,954
Views: 2,657,785
Posted By Mark Stone

A very pleasant morning ride on one of the local...

A very pleasant morning ride on one of the local MUPs in my area --

It's 78 degrees, and the high today in El Paso is predicted to be 108, so I'm glad I rode in the morning so as to not...
06-09-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,002
Posted By Mark Stone

I'll use a front flasher on a MUP so ppl can see...

I'll use a front flasher on a MUP so ppl can see me from a distance. For example, on the Bear Creek path west of Denver, there's areas where you can see a half-mile or longer down the path, and the...
06-09-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mark Stone

Depends on what the screw up is. Being distracted...

Depends on what the screw up is. Being distracted by cell phone usage and causing a crash is something that can be prosecuted (at least in my city), but other screw-ups probably shouldn't be. Things...
06-08-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Mark Stone

Three Wheeled Schwinn - Legit Cruiser?

Here's my main squeeze these days -- at 68 yoa I'm more comfortable with the simple stuff. I'm done with two-wheels because of balance issues. This is a Schwinn Meridian single-speed Trike, and I...
06-08-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Mark Stone

I enjoy riding in the heat, too. The key is...

I enjoy riding in the heat, too. The key is hydrate, hydrate, hydrate -- and sometimes take it easy. Here's the next few days here - - -

...
06-07-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By Mark Stone

Great film, thanks for posting the link. I...

Great film, thanks for posting the link.

I used to ride "The Courage Classic", a charity ride in Colorado that benefits Denver's Childrens Hospital. I was always amazed at the heavy folks, both...
06-07-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,444
Posted By Mark Stone

🤣😂🤣 Made my day

🤣😂🤣 Made my day
06-06-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By Mark Stone

Love it! There's no reason to act and dress...

Love it! There's no reason to act and dress "old". Thank God for bicycling, which opens a lot of doors. At 68, I feel younger than many of my 40-ish nieces and nephews.
06-06-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,783
Posted By Mark Stone

Love this post, and it reflects my experience...

Love this post, and it reflects my experience also. All (yes, all) of my family members that are around my age (68) are experiencing severe health and cognitive problems, along with most of my...
06-05-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,987
Posted By Mark Stone

Great post/narrative JoeyBike -- I had taken some...

Great post/narrative JoeyBike -- I had taken some time off from BikeForums and just returned, coming across your post. I disagree with one phrase - "Well, that's it. No longer in your ranks here."...
06-04-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25,954
Views: 2,657,785
Posted By Mark Stone

35? --------------------------- Happy Birthday...

35? --------------------------- Happy Birthday this week!!!!
06-04-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25,954
Views: 2,657,785
Posted By Mark Stone

Love it! Great photos and narrative.

Love it! Great photos and narrative.
06-04-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,444
Posted By Mark Stone

Absolutely correct. 😊

Absolutely correct. 😊
06-03-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 2,430,094
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome! Hoping for the best health/weight...

Welcome! Hoping for the best health/weight outcome for you. 😊
06-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25,954
Views: 2,657,785
Posted By Mark Stone

Yes, mid-day spin on the Trike -- excellent day,...

Yes, mid-day spin on the Trike -- excellent day, relaxing ride

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06-03-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,444
Posted By Mark Stone

I read through the answers - and I agree. 😊. Yes,...

I read through the answers - and I agree. 😊. Yes, a person can lose weight with riding alone - but that would take a lot of riding! It's best to lose weight with the combination of exercise and diet,...
Forum: Introductions
06-03-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Mark Stone

Ouch! I don't remember that happening to you -...

Ouch! I don't remember that happening to you - Are you doing OK these days?
Will do! I have some left over from my two-wheel days.
Forum: Introductions
06-03-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Mark Stone

Thanks! Good to "see" you! 😊

Thanks! Good to "see" you! 😊
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