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09-04-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,130
Posted By Bionicycle

Having time to ride, but not having the health to...

Having time to ride, but not having the health to do so...

Having the health to ride, but not being able to make the time...

The former more then the latter, but either way I don't get to...
08-27-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,615
Posted By Bionicycle

Not to be the pessimistic one in the group,...

Not to be the pessimistic one in the group, because I really do wish you all the best and a speedy recovery... But, these things really are questions you should be consulting your surgeon about. I...
08-10-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bionicycle

I've been an advocate/proponent of males riding...

I've been an advocate/proponent of males riding "Step Through" frames and particularly "Mixtes" for about the last five years. Two lower back surgeries a left hip replacement and bad knees went a...
04-29-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By Bionicycle

Sorry for your loss.

Sorry for your loss.
04-25-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,137
Posted By Bionicycle

We can't forget Rack, Baskets, and Milk Crate...

We can't forget Rack, Baskets, and Milk Crate installation 101... :)
04-25-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By Bionicycle

I gladly submit my resume for a position at...

I gladly submit my resume for a position at F.U.... I'm a fifty one year old overweight male, with shoulder length curly hair, a mustache with Van **** beard, and an eye patch. I ride in a helmet...
04-01-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bionicycle

I think in the Bible it has something to do with...

I think in the Bible it has something to do with Jesus entering into the city of Jerusalem. But, for me my memories of Palm Sunday are about 1965 and a Tornado outbreak, and one that went right up...
03-30-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,640
Posted By Bionicycle

I've been away for awhile... Did someone mention...

I've been away for awhile... Did someone mention pie in this thread, because my pie radar went off and pointed me in this direction. :)
12-30-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,884
Posted By Bionicycle

I've been riding a Mixte for at least two years,...

I've been riding a Mixte for at least two years, and still enjoying it. If someone has to rely on the type of machine they ride to re-enforce their sexuality, there must be a problem there to begin...
12-15-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,512
Posted By Bionicycle

I've been riding a Mixte for over two years now,...

I've been riding a Mixte for over two years now, and I still see my wife in a most exciting way... Soooo, I don't think riding a Mixte, or Stepthrough (I have hip and knee issues) takes away any of...
09-13-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,986
Posted By Bionicycle

I have many Neutral opinions on this subject... ...

I have many Neutral opinions on this subject... So by all means feel free to create that thread. :)
09-13-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,986
Posted By Bionicycle

I love it... A thread where the subject matter...

I love it... A thread where the subject matter is about subject matter that should never be put in a thread. Sigmund Freud would have a field day with this one. :lol::twitchy:
09-12-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,226
Posted By Bionicycle

I don't know what brought all this about, but...

I don't know what brought all this about, but from what I've read you sound like about 90% of the people out riding bicycles that I come across when I'm out riding. Most people that I know that ride...
08-25-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bionicycle

(Hypothetical) A person swims the English channel...

(Hypothetical) A person swims the English channel at the age of 30 years. Wow that's impressive... The same person swims the English channel at 80 years. Wow, that's really amazing and almost...
08-25-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,460
Posted By Bionicycle

But then again... When I get on a bicycle, it's...

But then again... When I get on a bicycle, it's not just a "ride", it's an adventure. :)
08-25-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,460
Posted By Bionicycle

If my butt is on the seat, and both feet are on...

If my butt is on the seat, and both feet are on the peddles and the tires are rolling, and I'm steering. It's a ride. It may not be a long ride, but a ride none the less. :lol:
08-25-11, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bionicycle

I carry some to most of the stuff listed on this...

I carry some to most of the stuff listed on this thread so far (not all the time or at the same time) depending on the area I'm going to, or length of trip. But, I do carry one thing that I hadn't...
08-25-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bionicycle

Very eloquently stated... Old is as related to...

Very eloquently stated... Old is as related to life expectancy as a number of years passing (on average), not as a measure of life quality, or personal life expectancy.

Some people just will...
08-24-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bionicycle

"At what point are you old?"... Chances are...

"At what point are you old?"... Chances are that if you are asking yourself, or anyone else that question, you feel for some reason that you are "old". :) The term "Old" is so subjective to me...
08-17-11, 06:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,808
Posted By Bionicycle

I fell in love with my Mixte... For those of you...

I fell in love with my Mixte... For those of you that don't hang out in the C&V forum, a Mixte is a Unisex frame that can be dated back to the early 1900's. (Note the extra set of chain stays, and...
08-13-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By Bionicycle

Nine weeks on a walker, with "Touch weight only"...

Nine weeks on a walker, with "Touch weight only" orders for me... My femur cracked when the hip was being installed, plus I needed a bone graph. Six more weeks on a cane after that. Five years...
06-20-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,405
Posted By Bionicycle

The past is what it was... The present is what...

The past is what it was... The present is what it is... The future has yet to be written...

Happiness, Success, Satisfaction, are all just self imagined states of self worth in any given moment...
06-06-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By Bionicycle

It may not be that you are a "weak weenie"; it...

It may not be that you are a "weak weenie"; it may just be that they are a lot stronger than you are. The one thing you didn't mention is how long have the "Geezers" and "Clydesdales" been riding. ...
06-01-11, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,238
Posted By Bionicycle

What a great idea... I want a couple for my...

What a great idea... I want a couple for my bike. Sadly though Mixtes don't lend themselves well to stickers.
05-22-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bionicycle

I visit Classic & Vintage, Clydes, Commuting,...

I visit Classic & Vintage, Clydes, Commuting, Mechanics, 50+, Utility, General, and P&R.
05-21-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,691
Posted By Bionicycle

I'm really surprised you all are having trouble...

I'm really surprised you all are having trouble figurinig out the connection between elderly and white shoes. I just read a paper on this subject the other day... It's A.I.S.D.P.B.S. (Age Induced...
05-16-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,820
Posted By Bionicycle

:) I wouldn't trade mine for a brand new (insert...

:) I wouldn't trade mine for a brand new (insert name here) C.F., or TY, AL diamond frame bike if someone offered. (Unless I could flip it for cash :) ) Arthritis in my back, in my Left knee,...
05-14-11, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Bionicycle

Well, the definition doesn't really shed much...

Well, the definition doesn't really shed much light on it... By, this definition I am a "Geezer".

gee·zer
gee·zer [gzər]
(plural gee·zers)
n
older man: a man past middle age...
05-14-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,820
Posted By Bionicycle

With apologies then... As stated, I had hoped...

With apologies then... As stated, I had hoped that I had misread your intent.
05-14-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,820
Posted By Bionicycle

I agree with many people on this thread... Lay...

I agree with many people on this thread... Lay the bike down and step over it. That's the only way I could get on one before I got my Mixte, and other U frame.

As for your hips, stay up to date...
05-14-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,820
Posted By Bionicycle

It would be quite easy to read a large amount of...

It would be quite easy to read a large amount of arrogance into this statement, perhaps brought about by ignorance as to why many people have limiting physical factors. I hope this was not your...
04-30-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,449
Posted By Bionicycle

I try to keep the moving parts on my 1985 Mixte...

I try to keep the moving parts on my 1985 Mixte as up to date with as "revolutionary" parts as is posible... Because, after all it's good when parts on a bicycle revolve. :D
04-29-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 33,509
Posted By Bionicycle

I thought this thread could use some "Vintage"...

I thought this thread could use some "Vintage" Hair Band, "Classic" 80's Heavy Metal Guitar action... This is my one owner (me) 1985 Carvin V220... :D

...
04-28-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By Bionicycle

Twenty years plus here in the poll... People tell...

Twenty years plus here in the poll... People tell me I could pass for someone in his late thirties to early forties (avatar photo is only a month ago) :) Mentally I feel every bit as well, or better...
04-01-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By Bionicycle

This sudden epiphany wouldn't have something to...

This sudden epiphany wouldn't have something to do with today's date would it?:rolleyes: :)
03-29-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 15,525
Posted By Bionicycle

I guess I've never really thought about it...

I guess I've never really thought about it before, but I do drive a 1999 Jeep Cherokee "Classic" :) My wife has a 2002 Jeep Liberty, which coincidently is considered the "Classic" Jeep Liberty...
03-25-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By Bionicycle

There are a bunch of us... this is a link to the...

There are a bunch of us... this is a link to the last "Age Realated" Poll I've seen here.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/718841-50-Age-Check
03-19-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By Bionicycle

"It's Spring and a young man's fancy turns to..."...

"It's Spring and a young man's fancy turns to..."

"New Bicycles! And banjos!"



:twitchy: Wow... things sure have changed since I was young. I'm suddenly fearful for the outcome of the...
03-06-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 321,865
Posted By Bionicycle

The design was known in Europe in the early...

The design was known in Europe in the early 1900's, so it's small wonder... I love the style of the frame, it's a shame that it does resemble what is known as a "Women's" frame here in the U.S.A. I...
03-01-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,764
Posted By Bionicycle

My bikes are set up so that what I'm wearing is...

My bikes are set up so that what I'm wearing is what I can ride in. I am an almost fanatical tire pressure checker though, and do kind of a pre-flight check of my bike before I head out. So, that...
02-28-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bionicycle

I still enjoy riding a single speed at times. ...

I still enjoy riding a single speed at times. Like if I'm not in a hurry, or plan on being on mostly flat trail. My wife and I both have single speed Cruiser type bikes with Coaster Brakes (I think...
02-24-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Bionicycle

Just wanted to say I'm sorry to hear of the loss...

Just wanted to say I'm sorry to hear of the loss in your family... Re-evaluation of ones life is not always a bad thing, but conditions such as you have described don't make it a pleasant thing. I...
02-24-11, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Bionicycle

Ironically there is a thread in Utility Forum...

Ironically there is a thread in Utility Forum where you may find ideas on a "New" 3 speed replacement bike for you. ...
02-22-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,121
Posted By Bionicycle

There are many "things" I have owned and used in...

There are many "things" I have owned and used in my life that I can look back on with great fondness, some would even say borderline love... But, that was then, and this is now, and if I could have...
02-17-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,935
Posted By Bionicycle

I think,that's because in the "States" Mixtes...

I think,that's because in the "States" Mixtes have been chucked into the "Woman's Frame" category and therefore were just never in demand in larger sizes. Add to that the fact, that for most of the...
02-15-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,935
Posted By Bionicycle

One could just as easily ask, How did we get to...

One could just as easily ask, How did we get to this stupid Men's vs Woman's bike idea in the first place. I know that the step through frame was made so that women of modesty could ride a bike in a...
02-15-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,935
Posted By Bionicycle

It seems with bicycles that almost nothing is...

It seems with bicycles that almost nothing is ever new under the sun, and trying to find out who did what first is almost impossible. While I was just doing some personal (curiosity) research on...
02-09-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,204
Posted By Bionicycle

“What did you drive in the 50’s?” My...

“What did you drive in the 50’s?”

My parents libido, I wasn’t born until 1960... :)
02-09-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,194
Posted By Bionicycle

I read a lot, and post somewhat in P&R. P&R is...

I read a lot, and post somewhat in P&R. P&R is much like Las Vegas (what happens in P&R, stays in P&R). In order to enjoy P&R you have to be open minded, but very comfortable with what you believe...
02-08-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By Bionicycle

A few quarts low with a bad leak... Not the...

A few quarts low with a bad leak...

Not the brightest star in the night sky...

Not the sharpest tool in the shed...
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