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03-18-19, 03:28 AM
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Posted By dannwilliams

After nearly 15 years with a “dumb” trainer, I...

After nearly 15 years with a “dumb” trainer, I bought a Kickr Core in January. I have over 500 “trainer miles” since then. I haven’t been outdoors in 3 months on the bike. (A bunch of snow shoeing!)...
03-17-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,331
Posted By dannwilliams

Coming from a large family of low income, we all...

Coming from a large family of low income, we all had to do something if we wanted spending money. 10 was the age required to become a paperboy/girl in my town, Woodstock, IL. Delivery took place in...
01-29-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,091
Posted By dannwilliams

I had an “off” year last year, actually last 2...

I had an “off” year last year, actually last 2 years. I’d just like to get back to where I was before my crash.
01-27-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,091
Posted By dannwilliams

I purchased a smart trainer at the beginning of...

I purchased a smart trainer at the beginning of January and have been using it 3 or 4 times per week since. Loving it so far. I hope to be in great shape when outdoor riding starts!
12-25-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,549
Posted By dannwilliams

Exactly!!

Exactly!!
Forum: Touring
12-19-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By dannwilliams

I've been running these on my old mtb for over 10...

I've been running these on my old mtb for over 10 years! It is my do-all bike, grocery getter, rail-trail rider, winter beater, dirt trail. I rotate street, off road, and studded tires on these rims....
12-19-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By dannwilliams

Been nearly 2 months, how is the recovery...

Been nearly 2 months, how is the recovery progressing? I remember putting a stool beside the trainer, also! My first big dilemma came on my first outdoor ride. I dismounted in town, forgetting about...
12-12-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,004
Posted By dannwilliams

I now do it over the top bar occasionally, since...

I now do it over the top bar occasionally, since hip replacement. When the hip bothers, painful to swing it back over the seat.
09-27-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,387
Posted By dannwilliams

I rode an hour wearing the new glasses. I chose...

I rode an hour wearing the new glasses. I chose from the cycling category when ordering them, so expected the performance to be good. As I said previously, the quality is fantastic! I was not...
09-27-18, 04:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,387
Posted By dannwilliams

Just received my prescription sunglasses from...

Just received my prescription sunglasses from SportRX this week. I have to say, the quality is top notch! Fit and comfort is superb. It took just over 4 weeks from ordering until I received them....
Forum: Touring
09-22-18, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,573
Posted By dannwilliams

I bought my Marrakesh this past April. I was...

I bought my Marrakesh this past April. I was stoked about getting a Brooks as standard equipment but understood they are not for everyone. After motor than 500mioes of saddle time, I swapped it for a...
09-16-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,782
Posted By dannwilliams

My sister lives south of the lake (Swamp Angel...

My sister lives south of the lake (Swamp Angel Road) and I do her loop around the lake when I visit. I was surprised at the amount of elevation!
Hope you are enjoying the new digs!
09-16-18, 04:26 PM
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Views: 352,568
Posted By dannwilliams

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Serene Sunday morning...
09-03-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By dannwilliams

Great job on your recovery so far! During my...

Great job on your recovery so far! During my recovery almost 2 years ago, I was walking up to 3 miles after a few weeks! But the discomfort I experienced had my doc suggesting several shorter walks...
08-24-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,387
Posted By dannwilliams

I pulled the trigger and ordered a pair from...

I pulled the trigger and ordered a pair from SportRx. I have been using sunglasses I purchased from Performance many many years ago, with the prescription insert that rests on the nose piece behind...
08-24-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By dannwilliams

Switching legs is not as easy as one would think!...

Switching legs is not as easy as one would think! I had the left replaced after a crash in November 2016. I am a left leg unclip side. Last summer, I biffed it trying to get going using the other...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-23-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,319
Posted By dannwilliams

I wound up selling my house and moved on my...

I wound up selling my house and moved on my vacation. The trip in Michigan will be done at some time in the future
Forum: Foo
06-28-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By dannwilliams

I like that one!!

I like that one!!
Forum: Touring
06-18-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By dannwilliams

Mine came tilted a bit too far down, I kept...

Mine came tilted a bit too far down, I kept sliding off. After 2 rides, I tilted it up. After a couple more rides, realized I went too far and now the nose is a wee bit lower than level, and that...
06-13-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,058
Posted By dannwilliams

For me, I was forced to hit the ditch on a ride...

For me, I was forced to hit the ditch on a ride from an oncoming vehicle. Came down full weight on left shoulder and I believe it was the compression on that side that caused the injury. Took a good...
Forum: Touring
06-09-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By dannwilliams

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Nice rural Wisconsin roads...
06-09-18, 05:20 AM
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Views: 352,568
Posted By dannwilliams

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#BikeTravelWeekend at Interstate Park, WI over looking the St Croix River.
Forum: Touring
05-30-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By dannwilliams

Sounds like a great time, enjoy!

Sounds like a great time, enjoy!
Forum: Touring
05-29-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By dannwilliams

Do ya think you'll be joining, or did the other...

Do ya think you'll be joining, or did the other plans win out? My friend Steve from Hammond is the only other person joining me. We'll be leaving RF around 10am and make a stop in Hudson at the bike...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-12-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By dannwilliams

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3 weeks away! Still have no confirmed riders to make my ride a "group"...
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