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11-03-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,781
Posted By MntnMan62

There are ALWAYS things to buy for biking.

There are ALWAYS things to buy for biking.
Forum: Introductions
11-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By MntnMan62

Hey there. Also from NJ. What part of the state?

Hey there. Also from NJ. What part of the state?
11-02-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,382
Posted By MntnMan62

I hate to say it but even 20 years ago, $200...

I hate to say it but even 20 years ago, $200 didn't buy much bike. About 20 years ago my wife and I bought his and hers mountain bikes. As I understood it, they were bottom of the line bikes. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,112
Posted By MntnMan62

My scary experience took place when I was a kid. ...

My scary experience took place when I was a kid. I was riding my Schwinn Stingray with the big handlebars and the banana seat. I was riding with a present in my hands as I was headed to a friends...
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By MntnMan62

I'd say he's the best of the Bonds. RIP

I'd say he's the best of the Bonds. RIP
10-27-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By MntnMan62

Illness? God no.

Illness? God no.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 4,234,343
Posted By MntnMan62

I bought a Specialized Phenom Expert saddle for...

I bought a Specialized Phenom Expert saddle for my mountain bike. I haven't been riding it much but the saddle I have on it is the original saddle and it's starting to come apart. I'm sure it's...
10-24-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 8,567
Posted By MntnMan62

I ride about the same amount of mileage you do. ...

I ride about the same amount of mileage you do. But I also always like to be prepared. Therefore I always carry a spare tube, patch kit, pump and multi-tool. I've changed tubes on the fly on a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,310
Posted By MntnMan62

When I'm wearing tights and longer socks I always...

When I'm wearing tights and longer socks I always put the tights over the socks. But I could have gone with the last option as I tend to wear ankle socks a lot. Certainly during the warm summer...
10-21-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,258
Posted By MntnMan62

Realizing I can't really afford the Moots and...

Realizing I can't really afford the Moots and Turner that I posted earlier, I'd settle for this Motobecane Le Champion Titanium Disc Pro

...
10-20-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,258
Posted By MntnMan62

Titanium road bikes make me drool. Moots Vamoots...

Titanium road bikes make me drool. Moots Vamoots DR.

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Also, old school full suspension...
10-20-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By MntnMan62

No interest in anything made in China. Thanks.

No interest in anything made in China. Thanks.
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,769
Posted By MntnMan62

Hmmm. My worst job was probably working as a...

Hmmm. My worst job was probably working as a busboy. Don't get me wrong. I appreciated the ability to have money in my pocket as a teenager while many of my friends were constantly begging their...
10-18-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,554
Posted By MntnMan62

We don't have a lot. I have two. My wife has...

We don't have a lot. I have two. My wife has one. My son has two. We have one of those free standing bike racks that holds 6 bikes. It sits in our basement storage area. Nice and dry and warm.
10-18-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By MntnMan62

The only Speed King I've ever heard of is a bass...

The only Speed King I've ever heard of is a bass drum pedal made by Ludwig.
10-17-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,027
Posted By MntnMan62

I have a red one on the back and a white one on...

I have a red one on the back and a white one on the front. They blink. Highly visible. And there is nothing worse than some idiot riding the wrong way on my side of the street and his white front...
Forum: Touring
10-17-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,034
Posted By MntnMan62

I have Time ATAC Alium pedals on both my road and...

I have Time ATAC Alium pedals on both my road and mountain bikes. And I've been using the same pair of Specialized mountain bike shoes for both road and mountain for years and years. I'm about to...
10-13-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By MntnMan62

Mine also will lose some pressure between rides. ...

Mine also will lose some pressure between rides. I always check my tires before a ride. Both road and mountain. But I'm religious about checking my road tires. Not as festidious with my mtb...
Forum: Northeast
10-12-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By MntnMan62

Take route 9 on the NY side and route 9W on the...

Take route 9 on the NY side and route 9W on the NJ side. They both intersect with both bridges.
10-08-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,021
Posted By MntnMan62

I started with the cages. Used them for a while....

I started with the cages. Used them for a while. Then heard about clipless. Bought a pair of Time ATAC mountain bike pedals. Totally transformed my riding. It helped my efficiency as well as my...
10-06-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,313
Posted By MntnMan62

I don't normally take a lock with me on my rides....

I don't normally take a lock with me on my rides. I ride on the road mostly and don't use anything other than a small bag that sits under the saddle. A lock and cable would add some weight for sure...
10-06-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By MntnMan62

Interesting. I have no answers for you. I am...

Interesting. I have no answers for you. I am currently riding GP4000s and love them. I now realize that when they are done I'll have to go for GP5000s. I'm not looking forward to that day.
10-06-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,172
Posted By MntnMan62

The best vaccine is injecting a little bleach. ...

The best vaccine is injecting a little bleach. Hey. It works for the leader of the free world...
10-05-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,900
Posted By MntnMan62

I wear glasses normally and have shunned...

I wear glasses normally and have shunned contacts. My choice as my wife is an optometrist. I have a pair of sport glasses with my prescription in them. Before I got the sport glasses I would ride...
10-05-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,310
Posted By MntnMan62

I realize the poll is closed but I am 58. I go...

I realize the poll is closed but I am 58. I go through phases. I started out riding a mountain bike in my late 30's. And now I'm spending more time on a road bike. But I really miss the mountain...
10-05-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By MntnMan62

I still ride a "regular" hard tail mountain bike...

I still ride a "regular" hard tail mountain bike with 26" wheels as that was all there was when I bought it. I would like to upgrade to a full suspension and would probably go with 27.5" over 29". ...
10-04-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,261
Posted By MntnMan62

Not classic or exotic but it's mine and I love...

Not classic or exotic but it's mine and I love it.


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10-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,817
Posted By MntnMan62

Am I a bad person if I wouldn't mind seeing him...

Am I a bad person if I wouldn't mind seeing him come down with some significant symptoms?
09-29-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,810
Posted By MntnMan62

No. You are not a wimp and you are not the only...

No. You are not a wimp and you are not the only one. My local group has been doing rides for at least a month and a half. I have yet to ride with them. Look at it this way. You are out on a solo...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,751
Posted By MntnMan62

What about comparing aluminum to titanium?

What about comparing aluminum to titanium?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,751
Posted By MntnMan62

I have always thought that my last bike would be...

I have always thought that my last bike would be titanium. But admittedly I've never ridden one. How might someone ride a titanium bike before actually acquiring one? I don't know any other riders...
09-29-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,064
Posted By MntnMan62

Say chello to my LEEEEETLE frend.

Say chello to my LEEEEETLE frend.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,670
Posted By MntnMan62

That won't help me much. I'm fat and out of...

That won't help me much. I'm fat and out of shape. I just need to ride more and work out more. I'm too inconsistent. I was riding somewhat consistently earlier in the summer and started working...
Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,753
Posted By MntnMan62

Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,670
Posted By MntnMan62

This thread has me wondering about numbness in my...

This thread has me wondering about numbness in my hands. I wear gloves but I don't wear gloves with gel pads or any real padding in the palm. I merely wear them to provide me with better grip,...
Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,753
Posted By MntnMan62

Hunting for food I find to be acceptable, for the...

Hunting for food I find to be acceptable, for the most part. Hunting for trophy is completely unnecessary. There is no "sport" in taking a high powered rifle, aiming it at a totally unsuspecting...
09-29-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By MntnMan62

Here's a question. Did your wife have to step on...

Here's a question. Did your wife have to step on the brake to avoid hitting any of them? If not, maybe it just seemed like a dangerous move but in reality there was plenty of room for them to make...
09-29-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,064
Posted By MntnMan62

I always follow your 2 and 3. I don't like to go...

I always follow your 2 and 3. I don't like to go near anyone due to covid so that keeps me far away from the other cyclist when I'm passing them. If they are riding on the shoulder then I will move...
09-28-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,586
Posted By MntnMan62

Say what you will. I knew I wasn't buying a...

Say what you will. I knew I wasn't buying a Motobecane when I bought it. I wanted a utilitarian road bike that I could have fun riding and get myself into some sort of shape. And that bike has...
09-28-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,586
Posted By MntnMan62

Ok. I understand what he's saying now. I never...

Ok. I understand what he's saying now. I never really pay any attention to list prices anyway for anything. If I've done my research I know what all the sale prices everyone else is selling the...
09-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,586
Posted By MntnMan62

I haven't bought this particular bike but I...

I haven't bought this particular bike but I bought a road bike from Bikesdirect. They are real bikes. They list the components included on each bike and they aren't fke components. Yes, Motobecane...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By MntnMan62

:troll:

:troll:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By MntnMan62

I get it. You focus on one small part of my post...

I get it. You focus on one small part of my post where I say "my" lane of traffic. Interesting how you don't highlight the fact that I always give bikers a "wide berth" when passing them. Nice way...
09-25-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,857
Posted By MntnMan62

Only the guy who posted that pic can tell us what...

Only the guy who posted that pic can tell us what those are. But the yellow may be cheese.. Cheese grits can be that color. I'm not a fan of grits. I've had grits. Some bad and some that I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By MntnMan62

When I am riding on roads I always take great...

When I am riding on roads I always take great care to be aware of the cars around me. When I maneuver into the lane of traffic while going around people walking or other obstacles like leaf piles or...
09-25-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,857
Posted By MntnMan62

I'm guessing the yellow stuff is grits. I...

I'm guessing the yellow stuff is grits.

I have found that oatmeal is a great morning breakfast. Good carbs, good fiber and some added protein. And I find it to be long lasting. A little fruit...
09-24-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By MntnMan62

Definitely a good movie. I enjoyed it immensely.

Definitely a good movie. I enjoyed it immensely.
09-23-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,559
Posted By MntnMan62

Reading that OP made me throw up a little in my...

Reading that OP made me throw up a little in my mouth.
09-23-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,347
Posted By MntnMan62

You are most definitely not alone in your...

You are most definitely not alone in your struggles. I too have been struggling with depression. About 9 months ago I started seeing a therapist and we both came to the conclusion that I have...
09-23-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,289
Posted By MntnMan62

I hear you. I definitely think there is some...

I hear you. I definitely think there is some correlation between the environment and diseases, especially cancer. I also think cancer can be hereditary and can also manifest from our own internal...
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