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01-21-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By garydogwood

totally agree with the MTB bike suggestion. to...

totally agree with the MTB bike suggestion. to to the DORBA site and find a trail near you. they are scattered all of DFW. most of the local trails have some "easier" sections that are relatively...
03-23-13, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,159
Posted By garydogwood

still have and occassionally ride my trek 8000...

still have and occassionally ride my trek 8000 purchased in 1992. it was fully rigid until about 10 years ago when i put a good front fork on it. last summer i put the original rigid stock fork...
03-17-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,262
Posted By garydogwood

55-60 degrees is my cutoff - especially if windy....

55-60 degrees is my cutoff - especially if windy. even with those temps i still get to ride most weekends in winter. lack of daylight is the limiting factor. YAY for daylight savings time.
i've...
03-11-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,628
Posted By garydogwood

i guess being in the 50+ forum a lot of you are...

i guess being in the 50+ forum a lot of you are retired and can ride anytime. however for those that are still working daylight savings time allows a ride after a long day of work. i love daylight...
03-08-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By garydogwood

i do mtn biking most weekends. over the years i...

i do mtn biking most weekends. over the years i have seen a definite increase in the number of older people at the trail. 40's, 50's, and even older; not just one or two but a sizeable number. ...
03-03-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,514
Posted By garydogwood

what is all that white stuff i see in many of the...

what is all that white stuff i see in many of the above pics? looks weird. is it soft?

gw
03-03-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By garydogwood

Tubeless (on my new not to be mentioned 29'er...

Tubeless (on my new not to be mentioned 29'er bike). i bought the Stans kit yesterday and installed this morning. first ride this afternoon. nice difference in ride quality and traction. lowered...
03-03-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By garydogwood

let it out! yea, it feels great doesn't it. ...

let it out! yea, it feels great doesn't it. and it just gets better and better with each additional ride. more in shape, able to clear more obstacles. today at my local riding trail the...
02-28-13, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By garydogwood

since last may 2012 i have for the most part...

since last may 2012 i have for the most part avoided any processed food (some exceptions around the holidays). i have cooked (grilled) nearly all meals since then. we buy / cook from the perimeter...
02-23-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,029
Posted By garydogwood

do they insure or ensure? not trying to be a...

do they insure or ensure? not trying to be a spelling police - but it does have a different meaning depending on which one. probably "ensure" .
yea, i trust the fda and any other govt agency that...
02-22-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,217
Posted By garydogwood

i do a spinning class on tues and thurs during...

i do a spinning class on tues and thurs during lunch for one hour. i started about 3 - 4 weeks ago. it is very challlenging. i cannot follow all the hard stuff but i am improving a little each...
02-13-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By garydogwood

i am down 30 lbs since end of May 2012; ...

i am down 30 lbs since end of May 2012; actually had lost nearly 40 but put on a bit over the thanksgiving - christmas season. anyway back on the downward side again. did a lot of biking last...
02-02-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By garydogwood

not so sure about that. i exercise a lot and,...

not so sure about that. i exercise a lot and, ... well, nevermind.
gw
02-01-13, 06:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,191
Posted By garydogwood

i kind of emphasize with you but i have the...

i kind of emphasize with you but i have the opposite month. being in texas, august is the longest month; most every day with stifling heat well over 100 degrees with very little breeze to cool...
07-22-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,884
Posted By garydogwood

i ride about 4 times a week. usually around 20...

i ride about 4 times a week. usually around 20 miles. a few small hills / climbs. avg speed between 12.5 - 13mph depending on the wind and the heat.
gw
07-21-12, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By garydogwood

that made my day. love it. got it bookmarked. ...

that made my day. love it. got it bookmarked.

gw
06-30-12, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By garydogwood

my distances are between 15 - 20 miles but i...

my distances are between 15 - 20 miles but i manage those ok. been LC'ing for 5 weeks. the plan is to gradually increase to a level of maintaining weight. for me i will not be eating sugar added...
06-13-12, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,077
Posted By garydogwood

smoke a joint; seriously. gw

smoke a joint; seriously.
gw
09-24-11, 11:47 AM
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Posted By garydogwood

16 yesterday - 22.2 today gw

16 yesterday - 22.2 today

gw
09-18-11, 11:13 AM
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Posted By garydogwood

25.3 miles. planned to do 30 but was kind of too...

25.3 miles. planned to do 30 but was kind of too windy so i just came on home after 25. maybe tomorrow.

gw
09-17-11, 06:04 PM
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Views: 2,262,890
Posted By garydogwood

21 miles today. pizza tonight and shooting for a...

21 miles today. pizza tonight and shooting for a 30 miler tomorrow morning.

gw
09-16-11, 07:29 PM
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Posted By garydogwood

14.3 miles yesterday on my wife's heavy hybrid. ...

14.3 miles yesterday on my wife's heavy hybrid. 20.1 miles today on my bike. nice weather. all good except for some nearby gun shots. somebody fired shots at a fire station and a few cars on /...
09-10-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 42,387
Posted By garydogwood

9 mile hike on a semi-difficult trail (lots of...

9 mile hike on a semi-difficult trail (lots of elevation changes). very enjoyable.

gw
09-10-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 928
Posted By garydogwood

i actually saw a live armadillo on the MU . seen...

i actually saw a live armadillo on the MU . seen lots of dead ones on the road / hwy but never a live one. was slowly walking across the trail - i nearly hit it. no wonder their survival rate is...
09-09-11, 07:26 PM
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Posted By garydogwood

22.3 miles this evening. nice ride. gw

22.3 miles this evening. nice ride.
gw
Forum: Texas
09-09-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By garydogwood

can someone post the content of the elitist...

can someone post the content of the elitist agenda? i am considering becoming an elitist as well but want to understand the qualificaitons before i fully commit.

gw
09-09-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,109
Posted By garydogwood

i have had both a honda CRV and a mazda 3...

i have had both a honda CRV and a mazda 3 hatchback (mazdaspeed 3). both were great for hauling bikes. in the crv, i just took out the back seats. gave much more room plus less weight added...
09-07-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24,324
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Posted By garydogwood

19.3 miles today; getting a little smoke up this...

19.3 miles today; getting a little smoke up this way from the texas fires. may stay indoors tomorrow.
gw
09-06-11, 07:24 PM
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Posted By garydogwood

23.1 miles - perfect weather / temps. best ride...

23.1 miles - perfect weather / temps. best ride in a loooonnnnnggg time.
gw
09-04-11, 11:02 AM
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Posted By garydogwood

17 miles this morning. finally some cooler...

17 miles this morning. finally some cooler temps but very very windy. oh well. makes ya stronger.

gw
09-03-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,070
Posted By garydogwood

sure i like ride threads. especially if...

sure i like ride threads. especially if something interesting happened on the ride or if i can place myself in the ride by reading the thread (good writing skills by the author). mucho bonus points...
09-03-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24,324
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Posted By garydogwood

20.2 miles this morning. nice. gw

20.2 miles this morning. nice.

gw
09-01-11, 05:20 AM
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Views: 2,262,890
Posted By garydogwood

17.5 wednesday evening. still over 100 degrees...

17.5 wednesday evening. still over 100 degrees every day; the heat will just not let up. maybe next week; i will still ride but some days the heat just sucks the energy out. still better than...
08-29-11, 07:59 PM
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Views: 2,262,890
Posted By garydogwood

20.2 miles this evening. two more days of 100+...

20.2 miles this evening. two more days of 100+ degree weather then cool off to the low to mid 90s. gonna be like riding in paradise.

gw
08-28-11, 01:57 PM
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Posted By garydogwood

14 miles this morning before it got too hot ...

14 miles this morning before it got too hot (only 85 - 93 degrees). first ride in about 2 weeks due to 21 days straight working and many evening teleconferences. should be getting back to normal...
08-11-11, 08:06 PM
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Posted By garydogwood

18 miles this evening; temps in the low 90's with...

18 miles this evening; temps in the low 90's with a little breeze. big big change from the normal 103+ temps over the last month. felt much better riding in the lower temps. finally broke the...
08-10-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,890
Posted By garydogwood

did a little over 16 road miles. i start about...

did a little over 16 road miles. i start about an hour before sunset but still hot but guess i'm getting used to the heat; doesn't feel as bad as a couple weeks ago even though it is still over 100...
08-02-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,716
Posted By garydogwood

they will have to pry that soda from my cold dead...

they will have to pry that soda from my cold dead hands. :)

gw
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,544
Posted By garydogwood

just a short 10.5 miler today. have guests here...

just a short 10.5 miler today. have guests here so took the youngen out (he's only 22 years old). he was dieing after about 5 miles. i enjoyed taking it easy so he could keep up. in all fairness,...
08-15-08, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By garydogwood

i hope i don't jinx my luck but it seems that car...

i hope i don't jinx my luck but it seems that car drivers in my area are more considerate than before. i also try to contribute to this by obeying traffic laws (at least when there are witnesses). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By garydogwood

sometimes (not very often) i feel like that...

sometimes (not very often) i feel like that BEFORE i ride; some days just feel drained and tell myself "just do 10 miles". but after about 5 - 7 or so miles i feel strong and do 20 miles or more...
08-14-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,982
Posted By garydogwood

Warning. Living may be hazardous to your health....

Warning. Living may be hazardous to your health.

gw
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,168
Posted By garydogwood

20 miler. windy here today but still very nice...

20 miler. windy here today but still very nice ride; took a few new roads for variety. i was kind of tird this morning and when i started out i told myself i would do 10 miles. but after 10 i...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,213
Posted By garydogwood

Saturday morning do the weekly LBS Tour de Donut...

Saturday morning do the weekly LBS Tour de Donut ride. Sunday is a solo ride to where ever - maybe around one of the local lakes.

gw
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,938
Posted By garydogwood

21 miles; felt good. i'll be glad when the...

21 miles; felt good. i'll be glad when the temps come down a bit (october). high for today is forecast to be 107 with a "real feel" of 110+. i hate that "real feel" crap. isn't 107 hot...
Forum: Foo
07-31-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,219
Posted By garydogwood

ok, this is cheating since this is one i like: ...

ok, this is cheating since this is one i like: kinda funny.

"My Karma just ran over your Dogma"

gw.
07-28-08, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,288
Posted By garydogwood

I do. I do!!! gw

I do. I do!!!

gw
07-26-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 974
Posted By garydogwood

my wife just got her citizenship about 2 months...

my wife just got her citizenship about 2 months ago. actually process was a WHOLE lot easier than the green card. We filed all the paperwork for citizenship in oct 2007, fingerprints in Feb 2008,...
07-26-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 957
Posted By garydogwood

Day-umm. yea, that will really make motorists...

Day-umm. yea, that will really make motorists want to share the road.

gw
Forum: Texas
07-25-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By garydogwood

i like riding the WRL trail; i have only had one...

i like riding the WRL trail; i have only had one semi-unpleasant moment in the 5 - 6 years i've been riding there. earlier this spring had a ricky racer type coming toward me; unfortunately there...
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