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06-06-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By dhender02

“Hi David, this is Dr. Wanner. Just as I...

“Hi David, this is Dr. Wanner. Just as I suspected you have diabetes.” This call from my doctor in 2008 is what did it for me.

I went into beast mode, made lifestyle changes with a low carb, and...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,080
Posted By dhender02

I know the OP has made a decision, but thought I...

I know the OP has made a decision, but thought I would add my two-cents for others that may be making a similar decision. Especially since I just went through this decision making process literally...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

Yes!! Thanks!

Yes!!



Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

15 minutes, WOW!!!! I timed myself today, I...

15 minutes, WOW!!!! I timed myself today, I parked my bike at 7:37a by the time I reached my desk after showering and changing it was 8:16, dang near 45 minutes!!! I just told me wife tonight I...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

LOL!!!! Anyone over 50 years old that can ride a...

LOL!!!! Anyone over 50 years old that can ride a bike over 100 yards is consider Superman, right? :D
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

Unfortunately, I sweat a LOT!!!! The only way I...

Unfortunately, I sweat a LOT!!!! The only way I could get away (and feel comfortable) of not changing clothes was if my commute was only a mile or 2 and in the city (I normally more casually in that...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

:speedy:

:speedy:
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

That was my original plan when I decided to just...

That was my original plan when I decided to just for it, I was going to strap my backpack to the rack with bungee cords! However the morning of the inaugural ride, my 15 seconds attempt to strap it...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

Different, hadn't thought of that....

Different, hadn't thought of that....
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

You're right about weather varying this time of...

You're right about weather varying this time of year... Yesterday morning was rather chilly 38 degrees, so I had on two layers (long sleeve under Armour and jersey) in addition to my heaviest cycling...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

That's a good idea!! Today I left my shoes,...

That's a good idea!! Today I left my shoes, you're right I could leave my lock along with my shoes... I was wondering why I noticed a couple of U-locks on the rack without a bike attached, now I...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

yes!!!!!

yes!!!!!
Forum: Commuting
10-31-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

Thanks!! I'm quite sure I will have more...

Thanks!! I'm quite sure I will have more question as I continue...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By dhender02

Finally biked to work...Whoop, whoop!!!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1014x676/rodebiketoowork_a1d0affa02a9318f5454c8305cf44344e266753e.jpg


Finally Rode Bike to work!!!!

I've been wanting and planning to do...
06-03-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By dhender02

Thanks for your response!! This is what I...

Thanks for your response!! This is what I thought, just wasn't able to state it as eloquently as you.. I will definitely pass this along to him...:thumb:
06-02-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By dhender02

LOL!!!! Ahh heck, I should have told my buddy he...

LOL!!!! Ahh heck, I should have told my buddy he could light up and ride simultaneously if he like!!! https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/lol.gif
06-02-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By dhender02

Right!!

Right!!
06-02-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By dhender02

I've been trying for a while to get him to ride...

I've been trying for a while to get him to ride so I didn't want to give him a "red or blue" pill type response. My thought pattern is once he starts riding consistently the cycling habit will...
06-02-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By dhender02

LOL!!!! Ahh heck, I should have told my buddy he...

LOL!!!! Ahh heck, I should have told my buddy he could light up and ride simultaneously if he like!!! :lol:
06-02-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By dhender02

Cigars and cycling.....hmmmm

I may have finally convinced a friend that enjoys a good stogie or two on the weekends to start cycling. However, he asked could he continue to enjoy a stogie or two on the weekends if he started...
04-10-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,352
Posted By dhender02

WOW!! That's the decision process I'm going...

WOW!! That's the decision process I'm going through now, a CF Infinito or Ti Seven... Leaning toward the Seven, but I test rode a Infinito and it was SWEET!!! Great Choice!!
Forum: Commuting
03-30-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By dhender02

For sure, I WILL definitely ride my bike! ...

For sure, I WILL definitely ride my bike! Weekends and an occasional evening ride after work is ALWAYS on the menu. For a few years now, I've wanted to commute so I can ride every day, kill two...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By dhender02

With the kind luck I have, my next assignment may...

With the kind luck I have, my next assignment may require a plane ride for a couple years (btw that has happened)! So I don't want those things to sit here collecting dust. :lol: Actually, I'm...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By dhender02

Thanks !!

Thanks !!
Forum: Commuting
03-30-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By dhender02

That would be GREAT, if I could commute all the...

That would be GREAT, if I could commute all the way, EVERY day!!! I'm thinking the positive thoughts... Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
03-29-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By dhender02

So close to being a bike commuter

Been dreaming about commuting for over 3 years now, I thought this year was going to be the year for me to start.
I've been planning all winter to start commuting to work, well to the train station...
03-18-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,348
Posted By dhender02

Thanks!! I will definitely use one of your...

Thanks!! I will definitely use one of your suggestions when we visit this summer!!! :thumb:
03-16-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,348
Posted By dhender02

I haven't done any thus far, but by this time...

I haven't done any thus far, but by this time next year, prayerfully I would have done two, Blue Ridge Parkway in June and Great Ocean Road in January '19. Since these are already planned family...
03-16-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,292
Posted By dhender02

I use Ride With GPS to create routes and maps,...

I use Ride With GPS to create routes and maps, and Strava to share rides with friends via upload to social media and/or a Strava club group. The biggest thing with Strava is remembering to start...
03-16-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,721
Posted By dhender02

The joke was sitting right there, all teed up!!! ...

The joke was sitting right there, all teed up!!! I was going to say something too but passed... :D
Forum: Great Lakes
02-09-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By dhender02

THANKS!!! We were looking at the North Shore...

THANKS!!! We were looking at the North Shore Century and the Apple Cider Century.... Sometimes you never know about searching for rides on the Internet, so I was glad to see you recommended the...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-09-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By dhender02

Supported/Organized Ride in Chicago Area

A few of my college buddies & I would like to meet up in the Chicago area for a bike ride, metric or imperial century. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!!
02-05-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By dhender02

Was that a bunny rabbit?

Was that a bunny rabbit?
02-05-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By dhender02

In general, this appears to be the overall theme...

In general, this appears to be the overall theme of the response... I rode it yesterday, and did not get out of the saddle, although I wanted too... :) Thanks!
02-05-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By dhender02

Thanks for the explanation. I hear you loud and...

Thanks for the explanation. I hear you loud and clear. I have a lot similarities with your friend, I'm using a Felt Z85 and I'm 6'0" around 218 lbs.



I wouldn't call what I would like to do...
02-01-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By dhender02

Please explain. Thanks.

Please explain. Thanks.
02-01-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By dhender02

So you got a two-fer on one ride, deer and snake!...

So you got a two-fer on one ride, deer and snake! After the deer crossed, "...watch for the other one!" EXACTLY!!!
02-01-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By dhender02

Because I don't have enough resistance, my legs...

Because I don't have enough resistance, my legs are somewhat just spinning when I stand, hence not a good feel out of the saddle.

I have just a basic Gavin Trainer, nothing fancy just a middle...
02-01-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By dhender02

I saw this clip on CNN too (I think), the news...

I saw this clip on CNN too (I think), the news anchor kept raving about the kangaroo, i.e. how high it jump, how agile it's moves were, etc. After fawning over the kangaroo, she then informed her...
02-01-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By dhender02

THANKS for the quick responses.... Good to...

THANKS for the quick responses.... Good to know...I will adapt!!!

Thanks again!!!
02-01-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By dhender02

Lions, tigers, and kangaroos?

Mates, not sure if you guys have seen this one…be careful cycling in the Land Down Under..

https://youtu.be/g4QkGoOZ_AE
02-01-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By dhender02

Out of the saddle resistance on a trainer

I received my first ever trainer this past Christmas as gift. Generally speaking, it works fine, however I NEVER feel comfortable/safe pedaling out of the saddle because I never have enough...
01-26-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,194
Posted By dhender02

This. :thumb:

This. :thumb:
01-26-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,135
Posted By dhender02

BTW, VERY nice pictures!! What camera are did you...

BTW, VERY nice pictures!! What camera are did you use?
01-24-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,194
Posted By dhender02

WOW!!! This is EXACTLY what I was thinking. I...

WOW!!! This is EXACTLY what I was thinking. I had to do a double check to make sure I hadn't posted this!! BTW, I've never heard any off-color comments while riding either, but when I'm riding a...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By dhender02

Honestly, I hadn't thought of bringing in a fresh...

Honestly, I hadn't thought of bringing in a fresh kit for the return trip...Good idea!!!


I'm purchasing lights this weekend... Since I don't ride in the dark much, actually not at all, next...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By dhender02

This is the plan.....

This is the plan.....
Forum: Commuting
10-26-17, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By dhender02

THANKS!!! I like the idea of mounting a dynamo,...

THANKS!!! I like the idea of mounting a dynamo, but I was thinking maybe after a few months (or even a full year) to make sure I'm going to consistently commute on Fridays (hopefully Tuesdays too at...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By dhender02

Really thinking of bringing my clothes the day...

Really thinking of bringing my clothes the day before and leaving at work.. I hate unsprung weight on either bike really... Thanks!!
Forum: Commuting
10-13-17, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By dhender02

That's on my list this weekend to get some lights...

That's on my list this weekend to get some lights put on the Felt..
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