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05-07-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 811
Posted By a_d_a_m

Man, this weather dumpy as hell. 5/2 - 17.39...

Man, this weather dumpy as hell.

5/2 - 17.39
5/4 - 13.04
mtd - 30.43
ytd - 411.7
05-03-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 811
Posted By a_d_a_m

I don't think I've been on a ride this year that...

I don't think I've been on a ride this year that hasn't had a seriously annoying and persistent, direction-changing headwind. Yesterday was no exception. Yesterday was also the sixth consecutive ride...
05-02-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 811
Posted By a_d_a_m

As usual, no real mileage goals. 100+ will...

As usual, no real mileage goals. 100+ will probably happen just by virtue of my availability. I do need to start planning for my tour later this year...

mtd: 0.0
ytd: 381.25
04-30-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By a_d_a_m

I hadn't even seen that. That at least satisfies...

I hadn't even seen that. That at least satisfies my curiosity of why the videos seemed to abruptly end.
04-28-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
4/14 - 1.53
4/18 - 8.37
4/19 - 17.29
4/23 - 2.64
04-27-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
4/14 - 1.53
4/18 - 8.37
4/19 - 17.29
4/23 - 2.64
04-20-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 29,391
Posted By a_d_a_m

To those responding to the O/P...this thread is...

To those responding to the O/P...this thread is 12 years old and her most recent post was 10 years ago.

I don't think she's going to see these responses. :D
04-20-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

Didn't sleep well yesterday but figured I'd...

Didn't sleep well yesterday but figured I'd better put some miles in on the new bike....snow forecasted the next few days. Gotta love Ohio.

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11...
04-19-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
4/14 - 1.53
4/18 - 8.37
mtd: 117.34
ytd: 290.77
04-17-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

Thanks! I love the looks. I haven't bonded yet. I...

Thanks! I love the looks. I haven't bonded yet. I am going to try a short 8-miler tomorrow to see how it feels. Lots of new things to learn, between bar-ends and the different brake levers and a...
04-17-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

I posted one over in Touring, but here ya go. ...

I posted one over in Touring, but here ya go.

https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/4wvWikE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/z4AoTnN.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,488
Posted By a_d_a_m

Here it is. https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg

Here it is.

https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg
04-16-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

Got my new Sutra a couple days ago. The weather...

Got my new Sutra a couple days ago. The weather took a dump so I've only got a mile and a half on it. I need to adjust to drop bars and bar ends...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 -...
04-13-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

Well, I already got my 100 for the month. '21 has...

Well, I already got my 100 for the month. '21 has been good so far, at least weatherwise.

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
mtd: 107.44
ytd: 280.87
04-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
mtd: 74.15
ytd: 247.58
04-09-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

Hope it's a speedy recovery for you!

Hope it's a speedy recovery for you!
04-09-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
mtd: 59.27
ytd: 232.7
04-05-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

Hell of a first bike! Almost bought one myself...

Hell of a first bike! Almost bought one myself but went a different route. Congrats and best of luck on your goal. Two things that helped me attain mine in the early days that might help you:
1....
04-05-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 mtd:...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
mtd: 41.47
ytd: 214.9
04-04-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3: 2.27 4/4: 21.85 total so far: 24.12

4/3: 2.27
4/4: 21.85
total so far: 24.12
Forum: Great Lakes
04-03-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By a_d_a_m

Ah crap, that's my bad. I always get that and...

Ah crap, that's my bad. I always get that and Station Road confused. You are 1000% correct about that. Thank you. I've edited my first post for clarity.
04-03-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,965
Posted By a_d_a_m

It isn't much, but I have to start April...

It isn't much, but I have to start April somewhere...like a ride to the bank.


4/3: 2.27
03-30-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,740
Posted By a_d_a_m

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But...

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But alas, welcome to BFn.

I am close to your size and can echo what some have said...you might want to consider getting a steel mountain bike frame and...
03-27-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,288
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
3/17 - 30.51
3/21 - 2.53
3/22 - 27.21
3/23 - 22.51
03-26-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,288
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
3/17 - 30.51
3/21 - 2.53
3/22 - 27.21
3/23 - 22.51
03-22-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,288
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
3/17 - 30.51
3/21 - 2.53
3/22 - 27.21
total so far: 122.64
03-18-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,288
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
3/17 - 30.51
total so far: 92.9
03-11-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,288
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
total so far: 62.39

On the 9th, my ride was an out-and-back. The 'out' part of it is uphill at a fairly constant grade,...
03-05-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,288
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 total so...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
total so far: 12.58

I'll probably regret getting back in so early since Ohio weather is garbage in March and April, but the weather looks decent next week and...
03-04-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By a_d_a_m

No idea. I plan to check sometime when I'm near...

No idea. I plan to check sometime when I'm near the bike and not working. (I'm on an overtime binge for the next few days)

I hope you're right.
03-01-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By a_d_a_m

I'm about 30mi east of Cleveland. Working...

I'm about 30mi east of Cleveland. Working mornings this weekend so won't be able to attend; otherwise sounds like a cool time.

TBH never heard of Dirty River; glad to know there will be a bike...
02-25-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By a_d_a_m

Any Clydes ever do the Ohio-To-Erie Trail?

I didn't post this in the Touring section as I am asking in the context of Clydes/Athenas.

I'm planning the Ohio To Erie (https://ohiobikeways.net/ohiotoerie.htm) route in late August, all 326...
Forum: Touring
02-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,488
Posted By a_d_a_m

Somewhat foolishly, I don't have a Plan B as far...

Somewhat foolishly, I don't have a Plan B as far as buying a touring bike - I'm 'all in' on the Sutra. So when I keep hearing about Sutras showing up for people, I'm real happy for y'all but also a...
Forum: Touring
01-27-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,803
Posted By a_d_a_m

August 28th-September 4th, riding slow across...

August 28th-September 4th, riding slow across Ohio. It's been planned since September and my hotels are already booked.

I'll have my second dose of Moderna within the week, so I plan to lick...
01-21-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 46,118
Posted By a_d_a_m

Lake Erie at Fairport Harbor, OH. ...

Lake Erie at Fairport Harbor, OH.

https://i.imgur.com/Umbp2fY.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bG9yWWd.jpg
Forum: Great Lakes
12-19-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,072
Posted By a_d_a_m

HA! That's a hilarious mental image.

HA! That's a hilarious mental image.
12-04-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,032
Posted By a_d_a_m

I wonder, if'n a fella went with a regular metal...

I wonder, if'n a fella went with a regular metal seatpost, if a flaring tool might be able to be used to flare the unclamped portion of the tube to prevent it from sliding further down? Just enough...
11-20-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,098
Posted By a_d_a_m

11/5 - 2.82 11/6 - 2.27 11/7 - 21.46 11/8 -...

11/5 - 2.82
11/6 - 2.27
11/7 - 21.46
11/8 - 15.19
11/9 - 25.07
11/10 - 20.55
11/12 - 3.78
11/20 - 9.05

mtd: 100.2
Forum: Touring
11-20-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By a_d_a_m

That is why our long days are south of Columbus....

That is why our long days are south of Columbus. If you check mileage, We have nothing over 50 after Mount Vernon.
11-12-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,098
Posted By a_d_a_m

11/5 - 2.82 11/6 - 2.27 11/7 - 21.46 11/8 -...

11/5 - 2.82
11/6 - 2.27
11/7 - 21.46
11/8 - 15.19
11/9 - 25.07
11/10 - 20.55
11/12 - 3.78

mtd: 91.13
ytd: 1308.68
11-11-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,098
Posted By a_d_a_m

11/5 - 2.82 11/6 - 2.27 11/7 - 21.46 11/8 -...

11/5 - 2.82
11/6 - 2.27
11/7 - 21.46
11/8 - 15.19
11/9 - 25.07
11/10 - 20.55

mtd: 87.35
ytd: 1304.9
11-10-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,098
Posted By a_d_a_m

I'm jumping in. I think I can make 100, even...

I'm jumping in. I think I can make 100, even though the weather is about to nosedive again.

11/5 - 2.82
11/6 - 2.27
11/7 - 21.46
11/8 - 15.19
11/9 - 25.07

MTD: 66.81
YTD: 1284.4
Forum: Touring
11-03-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,488
Posted By a_d_a_m

I put a Brooks B17 on my current bike earlier...

I put a Brooks B17 on my current bike earlier this year and it was much the same. Took about 100-150 miles before that started to go away.
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 144,497
Posted By a_d_a_m

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6U6ofFfeBQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6U6ofFfeBQ

Early '70s unknown teen band covering Johnny Paycheck.
10-31-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,098
Posted By a_d_a_m

I'm gonna refrain from committing to a 100-mile...

I'm gonna refrain from committing to a 100-mile goal this month. I barely squeaked 100 for October due to all of the rain and cold temps, and November in Ohio usually equals more of that. If I get...
10-31-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,143
Posted By a_d_a_m

10/4 - 17.88 10/8 - 6.87 10/11 - 17.25 ...

10/4 - 17.88
10/8 - 6.87
10/11 - 17.25
10/14 - 21.33
10/22 - 17.37
10/28 - 10.57
10/31 - a very cold 8.80

mtd - 100.07
ytd - 1217
10-29-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,143
Posted By a_d_a_m

I tried to take a route home that wouldn't have...

I tried to take a route home that wouldn't have any popular segments, and...yeah...ended up with a KOM. I may have to delete the ride. I don't feel right about it. BUT...I also don't wanna delete...
10-28-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,143
Posted By a_d_a_m

Forgot to hit start on Strava and therefore had ...

Forgot to hit start on Strava and therefore had to make up mileage in the car on the way home.
Also, forgot a hat and froze my ears off for the miles I did today.
100 looks doubtful.

10/4 -...
10-23-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,143
Posted By a_d_a_m

Tell me about it. Harder at 39yrs old than it was...

Tell me about it. Harder at 39yrs old than it was at 29.

2036 (retirement) can't come soon enough.
10-22-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,143
Posted By a_d_a_m

There is a damn good chance I won't hit 100 miles...

There is a damn good chance I won't hit 100 miles this month. The weather forecast is, as Trump would say, SAD! (plus, I'm on midnight shift this month, and I haven't been able to get into a normal...
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