Search: Posts Made By: trumptman
Showing results 1 to 21 of 21
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Touring
06-02-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By trumptman

Nokia has recently put their HERE maps app back...

Nokia has recently put their HERE maps app back in the app store. It allows you to download and save offline all their maps for wherever you are going. I use it like a handheld unit and it works...
Forum: Triathlon
11-06-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,351
Posted By trumptman

No one will think much of anything about what you...

No one will think much of anything about what you ride. I've done a couple a sprint tri's. They are the 5k's of the triathlon world. Think about it that way and maybe that will help. When I see a 5k,...
10-16-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,877
Posted By trumptman

I've always hated BMI because as others have...

I've always hated BMI because as others have noted, it simply doesn't account for muscle at all. While I enjoy cycling, I have no where near the typical cyclist build. I played football in high...
10-11-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,632
Posted By trumptman

Sure and they are a lot of fun to ride as well. ...

Sure and they are a lot of fun to ride as well.

222522

This is my 1998 GT Outpost with some slicks, ergo grips and bar ends for about $40 total. I've done rides of up to 50 miles on it and it...
Forum: Foo
09-26-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,972
Posted By trumptman

For those of you using Tracfone and others, give...

For those of you using Tracfone and others, give Page Plus a try. It is only $10 minimum every FOUR months. That adds up to only $30 a year to stay safe or deal with emergencies.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 764
Posted By trumptman

They lack snob appeal and thus the snobs put them...

They lack snob appeal and thus the snobs put them down. I owned a Trek 560 pro that I sold because it was a smidge tall and I'm totally missing it right now. I also own a Trek 4300 for when I'm crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,826
Posted By trumptman

Do you also turn to you friend and declare, "I...

Do you also turn to you friend and declare, "I was wrong, and 95% of these riders out here in full kit, with carbon bikes and with full ultegra absolutely stink as riders. I guess I was wrong in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 09:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,826
Posted By trumptman

You can shake your head and you can be a snob....

You can shake your head and you can be a snob. Aside from a terrible attitude, what does it gain you? If the person wearing the "improper" attire kills you by five minutes or ends up 5 minutes behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,826
Posted By trumptman

Anyone claiming you need loads of money to get...

Anyone claiming you need loads of money to get into biking is just being a snob. My first road bike was found on the curb and I took it home and repaired it. I showed up in gym clothes at my first...
09-16-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By trumptman

I bought my boys the 2011 GT Stompers from...

I bought my boys the 2011 GT Stompers from Performance Bike. They were $220 each and have very, very decent components. I've been riding my boys on them 20-50 miles a weekend on them since Christmas...
09-11-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,416
Posted By trumptman

I think there is a lot of interest in these. I...

I think there is a lot of interest in these. I mean every time I look at what they are calling a hybrid/comfort/fitness/street/commuter bikes, I basically see old mountain bike. I've been getting my...
09-07-11, 09:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,178
Posted By trumptman

I do not name my bikes. They do however whisper...

I do not name my bikes. They do however whisper their names to me when I am riding them.
07-30-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,327
Posted By trumptman

I can absolutely see where you are coming from...

I can absolutely see where you are coming from Pam because I've been helping both my wife, my sons and my friends all get into biking recently. We've found several beginning rides and their concern...
07-26-11, 11:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,465
Posted By trumptman

Fastest descent was on my 1980 Univega Viva Sport...

Fastest descent was on my 1980 Univega Viva Sport last summer and we hit 46 mph. I had totally miscalculated the type we were going on in terms of hills or else I wouldn't have brought it. When we...
07-26-11, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By trumptman

I just did this for my wife's bike. She is trying...

I just did this for my wife's bike. She is trying to lose weight, is very short and is afraid of all the aspects of a road bike with which she is not familiar. I bought her a pair of 26x1.25 Forte...
05-03-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,334
Posted By trumptman

I'll definitely take that advice! I could have...

I'll definitely take that advice! I could have sworn I replied to this post. You are absolutely right that the bike frame is a bit too large for me. It doesn't cause me any discomfort though and I...
03-28-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,334
Posted By trumptman

UPDATE Take out a bit old, add a bit new. I've...

UPDATE
Take out a bit old, add a bit new. I've just finished my first thousand miles on my curb-found Univega. It has a friend to hang out with in the garage, a 1986 Trek 560 Pro series and they get...
05-28-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,334
Posted By trumptman

How do you like them and at what PSI do you run...

How do you like them and at what PSI do you run them? I've got the 80 VivaSport posted a few pages back. I'm several hundred miles in on a pair of the Bell tires from Walmart which I run at 85-90 PSI...
Forum: Touring
05-11-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,159
Posted By trumptman

Yes. My curb found Univega is called "Funky Blue...

Yes. My curb found Univega is called "Funky Blue Phoenix." My recently purchased steel 1987 Trek is called "Tangerine Dream."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 418,973
Posted By trumptman

I'm qualified! I want in too! ...

I'm qualified! I want in too!

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4037/4537189397_d949c21c26.jpg

My 1980 Univega VivaSport rescued from the curb and now well used and well loved by me.
...
03-30-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,334
Posted By trumptman

A few pix of my Univega Viva Sport which I have...

A few pix of my Univega Viva Sport which I have been enjoying very much. For now it is my only road bike but has been very good to me and gotten me into riding. It was a curb find and I have...
Showing results 1 to 21 of 21


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.