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Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,586,494
Posted By Bigbandito

Also known here in the US as a "Deuce and a...

Also known here in the US as a "Deuce and a Quarter"
Forum: Foo
03-13-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,184
Posted By Bigbandito

That's terrible! Can't the money order people...

That's terrible! Can't the money order people tell who cashed it? Won't they investigate? From what you say it must have been a postal employee or a bank employee?
02-22-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By Bigbandito

He wants to be able to post pictures.

He wants to be able to post pictures.
02-22-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,109
Posted By Bigbandito

OMG! I have great childhood memories of Shakey's....

OMG! I have great childhood memories of Shakey's. Didn't know it was a chain and I've never met anyone else who knew of it (mine was in Atlanta).

...and btw drive by sarcasm is my favorite sport....
Forum: Foo
02-15-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,586,494
Posted By Bigbandito

Why are most (all?) affordable cars so UGLY?...

Why are most (all?) affordable cars so UGLY? Beauty doesn't cost any more than ugly. FORD could sell a few million of these at $50,000 (my personal favorite)....
02-11-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Bigbandito

Your suggestions are well received and much...

Your suggestions are well received and much appreciated! I also really appreciate the encouragement.

I also appreciate the information and suggestions from wgscott, tyrion, NomarsGirl, and...
02-11-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Bigbandito

God God, man I'm six feet five inches tall. I...

God God, man I'm six feet five inches tall. I haven't weighed 150 since I was in fifth grade!:) And even those crazy insurance charts say I should weigh between 175 and 205.

Yes, the hills are the...
02-11-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Bigbandito

Why am I so slow?

First the background data:

I'm 56 years old, 6'5" 300 after losing more than 80 pounds
I've been riding (again) for about four months on a new Fuji Absolute 2.3 (48/38/28 triple with 14-34...
02-06-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,726
Posted By Bigbandito

Wow! These bikes bring back memories. I had a...

Wow! These bikes bring back memories. I had a Sting Ray knock off in the late 60s. Loved the flat rear slick. As I recall, the bike had a silver glitter banana seat and low "sissy bar" (anyone...
02-01-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,373
Posted By Bigbandito

Sure was. It took me about 30 seconds to even see...

Sure was. It took me about 30 seconds to even see the bike.
01-29-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bigbandito

You know that's her husband because he knows...

You know that's her husband because he knows better than to tell her she's doing it wrong.
01-25-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By Bigbandito

I'm interested. Thanks.

I'm interested. Thanks.
01-14-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,470
Posted By Bigbandito

I find that some of the best movies can be the...

I find that some of the best movies can be the most polarizing. Some of my favorites are in that category: Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Eyes Wide Shut, Under the Skin...
Forum: Introductions
01-14-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bigbandito

Wassup Cool Breeze?! Wha's happ'nin' Baby?...

Wassup Cool Breeze?! Wha's happ'nin' Baby? Godda'n!
01-13-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,335
Posted By Bigbandito

Iíve had mine for about three months and have...

Iíve had mine for about three months and have been very pleased with it. I know it has entry level Shimano components, but Iím a newbie and certainly wonít be a high mileage rider. I considered it a...
01-13-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 305,531
Posted By Bigbandito

Platforms and Bar Ends

Replaced my Wellgos with Crank Brothers Stamp 2 last weekend. Much better. Added RavX Fatty Bar ends this morning. Caznít wait to try Ďem out. Before:...
Forum: Foo
01-08-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By Bigbandito

In my opinion, AL/Clemson was a great game (and I...

In my opinion, AL/Clemson was a great game (and I don't care for either team or most of their fans). Both teams brought their best and the level of performance all around was awesome.
12-13-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,742
Posted By Bigbandito

Giant Cypress. Very comfy cruiser. ...

Giant Cypress. Very comfy cruiser.
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Forum: Foo
10-12-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By Bigbandito

Did you hope he wouldn't make it the second time?

Did you hope he wouldn't make it the second time?
Forum: Foo
10-12-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By Bigbandito

We'd better get off the earth soon. It ain't...

We'd better get off the earth soon. It ain't gonna be around much longer and we need to Scatter, Adapt, and Remember. (https://www.amazon.com/Scatter-Adapt-Remember-Survive-Extinction/dp/0307949427)
Forum: Foo
10-12-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By Bigbandito

:roflmao: You win the internet today!

:roflmao: You win the internet today!
Forum: Foo
10-10-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,774
Posted By Bigbandito

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09-22-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7,691
Views: 2,530,013
Posted By Bigbandito

Straight off the showroom floor. My 2018 Fuji...

Straight off the showroom floor. My 2018 Fuji Absolute 2.1. Slammed.
...
09-21-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 20,659
Posted By Bigbandito

Eating without thought to what I was eating. Now...

Eating without thought to what I was eating. Now I track my calories ("LoseIt!" app) and plan where, when, and how I want to eat them/(drink them:lol:). I call it "mindful eating".
09-21-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,015
Posted By Bigbandito

Don't know how many of you do it, but I've found...

Don't know how many of you do it, but I've found using calorie tracker app (I use "LoseIt!") helps me lose weight. I typically very little during the week (breakfast of banana and coffee; lunch of...
09-21-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 740,702
Posted By Bigbandito

Down 90

This is me and my two sons in 2006. Iím probably 340 or so there. I hit 380 last year....
09-10-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,830
Posted By Bigbandito

Hybrids in a Group Ride

I'm planning on picking up a hybrid next weekend. I'd like to eventually do some group riding, but have been concerned about being able to keep up with the roadies. Does anyone here have experience...
09-10-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 2,430,821
Posted By Bigbandito

Starting Again

Hello al! Joined in 2012 but been away for a while.

I rode bikes all the time as a kid, but for some reason stopped completely when I went to college. I also found that as I got older (I turn 56...
08-26-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,674
Posted By Bigbandito

Thanks. Don't know why I couldn't find that.

Thanks. Don't know why I couldn't find that.
08-26-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,674
Posted By Bigbandito

Shimano RD-4600

Can anyone tell me the maximum sprocket size for the RD-4600? I'm using a 11/25 10 speed sprocket, but want to replace with the CS-4600 12/30. I assume since both are Tiagra 4600 I can do this, but...
08-26-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bigbandito

Thanks.

Thanks.
08-26-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bigbandito

You are indeed correct, sir. I'm still learning...

You are indeed correct, sir. I'm still learning this bike stuff.

So I guess the best I can do without getting a new crankset is the 34t from the 50/34 compact.
08-26-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bigbandito

Ok, how about this - can I replace my 36T...

Ok, how about this - can I replace my 36T chainring with the 30T chainring from the FSA Vero triple (both 74mm)?
08-26-13, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bigbandito

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-25-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bigbandito

Due to different length splines? (I hope that's...

Due to different length splines? (I hope that's the right word)
08-25-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,465
Posted By Bigbandito

How 'bout that Hollywood classic Deathrace 2000? ...

How 'bout that Hollywood classic Deathrace 2000? The year 2000 seemed like the far future when that movie was made.
08-24-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bigbandito

FSA Vero Compact vs Triple

Can I replace my Vero compact 36/46 with the Vero triple without changing out the bottom bracket?
08-18-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By Bigbandito

I wear a size 7 and 5/8 to 8 hat and have found...

I wear a size 7 and 5/8 to 8 hat and have found great comfort in the Giro Monza (about $35 at Performance Bike).
08-12-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bigbandito

Well I'm more of circus bear, but I'm gonna try...

Well I'm more of circus bear, but I'm gonna try it. ;)
08-12-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bigbandito

That's good to know. Thanks. So do you think the...

That's good to know. Thanks. So do you think the 32.6 inches I'll get from going to the 12-30 on the back will be enough?
08-12-13, 01:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bigbandito

After reading the responses and thinking about...

After reading the responses and thinking about this for a while, I have realized that - like most things in life - there are so many variables involved that I can't base my decision simply on what...
08-11-13, 07:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bigbandito

My RD looks like the Tiagra 4600 or 4601 (they...

My RD looks like the Tiagra 4600 or 4601 (they both look the same). The 4600 is rated to 30T and the 4601 to 32.
08-11-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bigbandito

Mike Sherman's gear inch calculator says I need a...

Mike Sherman's gear inch calculator says I need a RD capacity of 28. I have a 10 speed Tiagra RD, but can only find info on the older 9 speed. The 9 speed has a capacity of 31 on the short throw...
08-11-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bigbandito

What's your lowest gear (in gear inches)

I'm a 6'6" 370 pound newbie riding a '12 Fuji Cross (and lovin' it, btw). The bike has a 36-46T up front and a 11-25T ten speed cassette in back. I posted my purchase of his bike here back in...
08-08-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Bigbandito

Love your sense of humor! if they can...

Love your sense of humor!

if they can overcome the need to take in nutrition or get nutrition from the sun, it MUST be possible - through adequate prayer and meditation - to eat all you want and...
08-07-13, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Bigbandito

How do I identify "tougher" tires? Do they have...

How do I identify "tougher" tires? Do they have durability ratings like auto tires?
08-06-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Bigbandito

90 degrees and about 98% humidity. I'm not sure...

90 degrees and about 98% humidity. I'm not sure about the tar seams, but I was sure melting.
08-06-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Bigbandito

i (almost) always do. Thanks.

i (almost) always do. Thanks.
08-06-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Bigbandito

Thanks for your thoughts, ideas, and...

Thanks for your thoughts, ideas, and encouragement. Lots for me to think about and check. I think I'll see how 100psi works.

So no one gets out alive, eh? No matter how far we ride?
08-06-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Bigbandito

Am I riding on borrowed time?

So I've been riding my Fuji Cross for the last few months (all on road) and having a great time. I've worked my way up to doing an 11 mile loop each of the past three weekends.

Tonight I thought...
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