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05-03-18, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Black wallnut

So saddened by this.

So saddened by this.
03-14-18, 09:05 PM
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Views: 8,260
Posted By Black wallnut

So sad to read this PJ! I hope your time left is...

So sad to read this PJ! I hope your time left is comfortable and surrounded by family and friends. Thanks for all you have done for the cycling community!

Wish we could have shared a ride IRL.
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10-31-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,031
Posted By Black wallnut

I'm home every night. I haul as close to two...

I'm home every night.
I haul as close to two loads a day from Ellensburg WA to the ports. This takes nearly all of the allowed 14 work hours plus once a week I'm allowed to use up to 16 hours. The...
10-30-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,031
Posted By Black wallnut

**** In other news due to an unexpected job...

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In other news due to an unexpected job change i'm now back to driving big truck for my living. Days are way to long and do not leave enough time for the cycling I need. I've weekends off but...
07-30-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,566
Posted By Black wallnut

Less than a post a day this month! :O ****

Less than a post a day this month! :O ****
06-13-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Black wallnut

bigbiker1 You should be able to mount your...

bigbiker1
You should be able to mount your pump under a bottle cage. You might give serious thought to buying a cycling specific jersey so you have ample pockets to carry necessities. Have you...
06-08-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By Black wallnut

Yup these descriptions are great for folks that...

Yup these descriptions are great for folks that ride an hour or two at a time. Out here in the open West we have hills and plains and broad sweeping valleys. For fun we ride around mountains, just...
06-07-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By Black wallnut

OOO you a funny man! If I ever had to ride...

OOO you a funny man! If I ever had to ride something that IBOHUNT calls even lumpy I'd get a goldwing for me a Sherpa for the gear. Granted there was plenty of flats and false flats involved and even...
06-07-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By Black wallnut

Did a 4 day Motel stay tour. 16932' climbing, 332...

Did a 4 day Motel stay tour. 16932' climbing, 332 miles. Awesome weather, awesome people, beautiful scenery. Tour was limited to 35 people due to motel capacity at some of the remote towns we stayed....
05-26-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,913
Posted By Black wallnut

Great story TrojanHorse. IBOHUNT would say...

Great story TrojanHorse. IBOHUNT would say poundsignepic.

Rode my 99.8 mile Tour de Cure last Sunday. I rode it hard pushing all the way except for most of the 4500 feet of climbing. In the later...
05-11-17, 12:04 PM
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Views: 2,913
Posted By Black wallnut

53.7 mph YESTERDAY!...

53.7 mph YESTERDAY! https://www.strava.com/activities/980720238
05-10-17, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,913
Posted By Black wallnut

Cleaned my bike yesterday. That is all. :)

Cleaned my bike yesterday. That is all. :)
05-09-17, 12:08 PM
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Views: 2,554
Posted By Black wallnut

I use Garmin now and have for a few years. I...

I use Garmin now and have for a few years. I formerly used Strava and Map My Ride on the smart phone, plus Run Keeper. None of these three where I could see them, never had a handlebar mount. I...
05-05-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,913
Posted By Black wallnut

Thanks! :thumb: I had to really think and...

Thanks! :thumb:

I had to really think and think :lol:
05-03-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,766
Posted By Black wallnut

I'm such a poor spellerz. lol Harem ...

I'm such a poor spellerz. lol

Harem

These rides are advertised.
05-03-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,766
Posted By Black wallnut

Will be riding with the Harum tonight.

Will be riding with the Harum tonight.
05-03-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,913
Posted By Black wallnut

Foliage season, love it!

Foliage season, love it!
05-02-17, 02:35 PM
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Views: 3,766
Posted By Black wallnut

I got a good start with 22.3 miles yesterday.

I got a good start with 22.3 miles yesterday.
05-01-17, 01:51 PM
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Views: 3,766
Posted By Black wallnut

May 2017 100+ mile club

May should be good riding weather everywhere in the Northern hemisphere.

Join in the fun. Post your rides. Encourage each other. Enjoy!
05-01-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,913
Posted By Black wallnut

Carbo Loading XXV

Let's get the par-tay started! :thumb:
04-30-17, 10:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,167
Posted By Black wallnut

****

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04-28-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Black wallnut

Concur about the bike must fit. Stand over height...

Concur about the bike must fit. Stand over height is not as important as reach to handlebars and knee angle. Spending more money does not always mean things last longer, it usually does mean it works...
04-10-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,424
Posted By Black wallnut

IBOHUNT 4:51 hours this weekend and no TSS,...

IBOHUNT 4:51 hours this weekend and no TSS, without power not a metric I track. Fun factor was 100%. Good rides, good friends, beautiful weather in spite of cold temps on Sunday.
04-06-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,167
Posted By Black wallnut

That is just #epic right there. I mean really...

That is just #epic right there. I mean really poundsignfreakingawesome! IBOHUNT it all started in the 70's with participation trophies.
04-05-17, 11:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,167
Posted By Black wallnut

LOL 12" of base. I had two feet of base in my...

LOL 12" of base. I had two feet of base in my yard in February.

"a ride" outside. Hope you can add to that soon.
04-05-17, 11:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,167
Posted By Black wallnut

Ok I exaggerated a bit, by a factor of 2. :eek:...

Ok I exaggerated a bit, by a factor of 2. :eek: Still last time I ordered some taps they were less than $3 each. Now over $12. That is a pretty big price increase....
04-05-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,167
Posted By Black wallnut

I'm thinking PJ if he wanted could edit the...

I'm thinking PJ if he wanted could edit the thread title.......

In other news what is up with the pricing these days on taps? An 8-36 is $30!:eek:
04-05-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,584
Posted By Black wallnut

Sorry to read of this Beachgrad05!

Sorry to read of this Beachgrad05!
04-03-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,167
Posted By Black wallnut

#30daysofbiking started 4-1. Another month,...

#30daysofbiking started 4-1. Another month, another challenge.
03-30-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Black wallnut

Whichever you buy it might be worth having the...

Whichever you buy it might be worth having the wheels trued and tensioned before running out for a replacement. Wheels on CX bikes might just surprise you with what abuse they can take.
03-30-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By Black wallnut

I use a wind vest from Champion Systems. The...

I use a wind vest from Champion Systems. The front blocks the wind the back is mesh. It fits in a jersey pocket. Offers almost zero thermal benefit other than wind blocking and it does a great job of...
03-30-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By Black wallnut

I've not biked any of it however I've driven...

I've not biked any of it however I've driven nearly all of the roads up there. All were well maintained 7-8 years ago. I usually went up from the end of Eagle Creek Rd. off Chumstick HWY. If you were...
03-28-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Black wallnut

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/city-bike...

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/city-bikes/recreation-bikes/verve/verve-1-womens/p/1310001-2017/

Per the sizing chart you would fit at the top end of a 16" frame.
03-28-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Black wallnut

Less than 15 miles is not like new; it is new. ...

Less than 15 miles is not like new; it is new.

If the ad is true then it might be a good place to start, as long as it fits you. There is probably sizing information on Trek's website.
03-28-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,289
Posted By Black wallnut

True story there. My best has been 2014 with 244K...

True story there. My best has been 2014 with 244K feet+.
13K+ for this month. Not too shabby of a start. However that works out to flat. :lol:
03-28-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

:lol::lol: Yup trying to give 100% two days...

:lol::lol:

Yup trying to give 100% two days in a row while you are not at 100% is fraught with peril.
03-28-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,289
Posted By Black wallnut

After my ride yesterday Strava has me at exactly...

After my ride yesterday Strava has me at exactly 400 miles for the month. Can't say I've seen many even mileage figures like that before.
03-27-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

Dang it sure sucks to be you!

Dang it sure sucks to be you!
03-27-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By Black wallnut

In cold weather the temp sets the duration. I've...

In cold weather the temp sets the duration. I've started my late November birthday rides at 30F before.
03-27-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

IBOHUNT had another #poundsignepic ride on...

IBOHUNT had another #poundsignepic ride on Saturday. https://www.strava.com/activities/914426266


Not too shabby for early season.
03-22-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,246
Posted By Black wallnut

Last fall I needed to replace my Garmin 510. I...

Last fall I needed to replace my Garmin 510. I purchased the 520. I'm still not real happy with it but am getting used to it. In hindsight I should have tried the Wahoo RFLKT.

Just the Garmin UI...
03-20-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,755
Posted By Black wallnut

I'm happy with Specilized Roubiax. They are not...

I'm happy with Specilized Roubiax. They are not fast. Good flat pretection, good durability.
03-17-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

Going to try Strava art this afternoon. Making a...

Going to try Strava art this afternoon. Making a squarish 4 leaf clover.
03-17-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,359
Posted By Black wallnut

5 years ago my Secteur came with Mavic wheels....

5 years ago my Secteur came with Mavic wheels. The rear I had problems with from the first month. Several months later my LBS had Specilized warranty it at FMV into a handspun Velocity Dyad rim laced...
03-10-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

Where is that like button!

Where is that like button!
03-08-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

Slow day at the forum?!

Slow day at the forum?!
03-07-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Black wallnut

I formerly had issues with soft soled dept store...

I formerly had issues with soft soled dept store running shoes. Sounds like your shoes should be stiff enough. Larger pedals may help, spinning instead of grinding may help as well, although that is...
03-07-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Black wallnut

What are you wearing for shoes now?

What are you wearing for shoes now?
03-07-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

After 3 weeks of recovery plus one week of every...

After 3 weeks of recovery plus one week of every other day. Did a fitness test last night, Sufferfest Rubber Glove. Only down 4 watts.
03-01-17, 01:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,465
Posted By Black wallnut

I miss my bike! Running is for criminals! Go Zags!

I miss my bike! Running is for criminals! Go Zags!
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