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07-14-19, 01:38 PM
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Posted By plasticweld

I get the WSJ and always read that feature every...

I get the WSJ and always read that feature every week. It asks the same questions to all of athletes. Gear, where, when, food, play list. I have always enjoyed the passion of those that have been...
07-14-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,604
Posted By plasticweld

I used up more than my nine lives many years ago....

I used up more than my nine lives many years ago. Every day is a gift for me, one I am not entitled to nor deserving of.

Carpe diem, Seize the day...more than words for me.
07-08-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,853
Posted By plasticweld

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I used to repair sportbikes and did plastic welding, body work and painting. ...
07-08-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,225
Views: 396,347
Posted By plasticweld

Wow a trip like the leaves me speechless. I am...

Wow a trip like the leaves me speechless. I am new to biking, I was injured this past winter and got into it to stay in shape until I can run again. That many days in the saddle says much, you have...
07-07-19, 06:41 PM
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Posted By plasticweld

The weather here has been humid only the last few...

The weather here has been humid only the last few days, supposes to be hot this week. I bet further north by Plattsburgh it will be nicer. I am sure it will be much cooler here than your home state....
07-07-19, 01:33 PM
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Views: 396,347
Posted By plasticweld

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The end of my 81 mile ride around Seneca Lake. The wind and the humidity...
07-04-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,610
Posted By plasticweld

I miss out on all the fun. I work by myself and I...

I miss out on all the fun. I work by myself and I have yet to figure out how to carry all my chainsaws and fuel for the equipment on my bike. It would be kind of fun to share what I did with someone...
07-04-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By plasticweld

I am doing a 77 mile bike trip with my daughter...

I am doing a 77 mile bike trip with my daughter and her boyfriend tomorrow. I am hoping to do more trail riding than road riding this summer.

I wonder how many others here have physically active...
07-04-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,172
Posted By plasticweld

2010 Knolly Endorphin, the inner youth still...

2010 Knolly Endorphin, the inner youth still thinks my bike is cool....
07-04-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,661
Posted By plasticweld

It's nice to know that Texas is no different than...

It's nice to know that Texas is no different than up-state NY I spend more time trying to figure out why they felt they had to yell, a thumbs up or the middle finger still says much.
07-03-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,440
Posted By plasticweld

I was hit by a falling tree in a wind storm, the...

I was hit by a falling tree in a wind storm, the first week of January this year. Broken collar bone, shoulder, three broken ribs, concussion, punctured lung, twisted knee badly sprained ankle. I did...
03-23-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By plasticweld

Thanks, I will have to get one for the bag.

Thanks, I will have to get one for the bag.
03-23-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By plasticweld

There is something about a bike.

Mine sits there and smiles back at me. A vintage Schwinn le Tour, rescued from the old guy who buys and sells bikes. It now lives with me residing in a nice warm cellar. It sits on the trainer, like...
Forum: Introductions
03-18-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By plasticweld

Thank you Imakecircles, that is good advice about...

Thank you Imakecircles, that is good advice about having someone knowledgeable watch me when I get going, it is easier to learn the right way the first time, then have to unlearn a few bad habits.
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Forum: Introductions
03-17-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By plasticweld

I am doing about an hour a day on the trainer...

I am doing about an hour a day on the trainer now, the last ten minutes are supposed to full out, most of the time I am doing well to make it 5 minutes of the full push. The pace of activity does...
Forum: Introductions
02-28-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By plasticweld

I have been looking at cyclocross bikes, It looks...

I have been looking at cyclocross bikes, It looks like I can get a used bike for 900 to 1200. I figure that is still a month away. I used my mountain bike doing downhill biking. Years ago I rode...
Forum: Introductions
02-27-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By plasticweld

DJB thanks so much for the detailed response and...

DJB thanks so much for the detailed response and the thought that went into it.

Thanks for the advice on seat height, I will do a search to find out what is correct.


Thanks for mentioning...
Forum: Introductions
02-26-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By plasticweld

Moderation has never been part of my personality,...

Moderation has never been part of my personality, can't say I have ever eased into anything. They had me off work for 3 months, I went back after 4 weeks. The only advice from the the****** that I...
Forum: Introductions
02-26-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By plasticweld

A badly hurt runner trying to recover and learn something new.

6 weeks ago I was hit by a tree that blew over in the wind. One helicopter ride and 8 days in the hospital, my training plans have changed.


I ran 19 miles on Jan 1st of this year, it might...
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