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Forum: Touring
07-06-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By tly

Great answers. The tour is from Santa Fe NM to...

Great answers. The tour is from Santa Fe NM to New Franklin MO following the Santa Fe trail so there is some climbing (Raton Pass) and being in September you can expect fairly cool mornings, wet,...
Forum: Touring
07-06-15, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By tly

Supported tour which bike?

I am joining a supported tour during most of the month of September. There will be some varying terrain requiring some climbing and also some long stretches of flat.

My dilemma is twofold:
...
07-25-14, 04:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,636
Posted By tly

Look what followed me home!

This is the 2012 Roubaix Pro that the bike shop let me take home to try for a week. The ride is amazing and I get the giggles every time I ride. Thanks for your guidance.

Tom
07-16-14, 04:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,636
Posted By tly

Thanks everyone for your thoughts. I guess that...

Thanks everyone for your thoughts. I guess that instead of calling this my "retirement bike" I should call it the the first bike that I intend to wear out in my retirement years. Walking out the...
07-16-14, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,636
Posted By tly

OK now you are depressing me. I refuse to...

OK now you are depressing me. I refuse to participate,:)
07-16-14, 04:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,636
Posted By tly

rydabent: Thanks for your thoughts and...

rydabent:

Thanks for your thoughts and someday I may have to go the bent route, and will rather than giving up riding altogether. I still enjoy my DF bike and ride it relatively pain free and...
07-14-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,636
Posted By tly

Getting ready to pull the trigger on my retirement bike. Question

I don't know if this is the proper forum to post this question but since this is the one that I tend to go to first you guys win the prize.

I have always heard that this is the time of year (or...
10-02-13, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,282
Posted By tly

Don't let your guard down

Get your PSA checked! It's the reason I still get to ride my bike.

As far as saddles, after my robotic surgery two years ago I followed docs orders and stayed off the bike for 8 weeks and had...
04-29-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 740,803
Posted By tly

Stoker Bars

I'm interested in the stoker bars on the tandem. Can you tell me what they are and where you got them?
09-23-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,431
Posted By tly

I've been exposed!

An since I have.......
One more anal rentenive practice that I have is putting a bit of Whiteout on the link that I start with because it would be much too traumatic to think I lubed a link twice. ...
09-13-12, 06:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,431
Posted By tly

Wasting chain lube

Ok, I just got a new bottle of chain lube and am frustrated that when I use it, too much comes out and I waste what seems like half the bottle until the fluid level gets down to around halfway. ...
Forum: Touring
08-25-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By tly

Wabash trace

There are several nice towns along the trace. Coin and Shennendoa come to mind. Also, south of Shennendoa ther is a park called Issac Walton that is maintained by the trace association. We camped...
Forum: Touring
08-24-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By tly

The Wabash Trace is a really nice trail that...

The Wabash Trace is a really nice trail that starts in Council Bluffs IA and runs to Barnard, Mo. You can continue on some good but somewhat hilly rural Missouri roads into Maryville, Mo. I did...
06-18-12, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By tly

Sounds like aftermarket crossbars might be the...

Sounds like aftermarket crossbars might be the answer. Next question, how do I incorporate new crossbars onto my factory Subaru rack? I've looked at both Yakima and Thule's web sites ant this is...
06-16-12, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By tly

ATOC top carrier shaking....scary!

I have a ATOC carrier in top of my Subaru Outback that I use to carry my tandem. The carrier is attached to the factory crossbars. In certain wind conditions, like when getting near semis the bike...
05-22-12, 05:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,369
Posted By tly

A peek at the future of Government controlled healthcare

What is the fastest growing age group in the US today? Baby Boomers. As a rule what age group does prostate cancer begin to develop? Baby Boomers. Welcome to the future of government controlled...
05-20-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,283
Posted By tly

Maybe your problem is too much padding. After my...

Maybe your problem is too much padding. After my surgery I have found that I can't ride in my heaviest padded shorts any more as they put you much pressure on the taint area. My shorts with the...
05-17-12, 05:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,369
Posted By tly

Had mine removed October 7, 2011. Off bike two...

Had mine removed October 7, 2011. Off bike two weeks before surgery and 8 weeks after. Butt soreness during post surgery recovery but getting on the bike the exact day I was cleared to do so...
05-05-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,415
Posted By tly

Ok, I'd like to check out one of the click stands...

Ok, I'd like to check out one of the click stands but my search comes up empty. Who sells these things?
02-26-12, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,221
Posted By tly

Brooks

I fell in love
with the Brooks several years ago on my touring bike. Since then every bike has Brooks. Can't convince stoker to try one yet. She thinks with no padding it CAN'T be comfortable.
Forum: Touring
02-24-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By tly

Have one

I have a 2011 model and love it. No issues at all with racks,braise ons or anything else.
02-24-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,980
Posted By tly

I suggest you wallpaper a room together. If you...

I suggest you wallpaper a room together. If you both live through it, you're ready for a tandem.
02-24-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,221
Posted By tly

Decision made

Thanks everyone for your advise. I pulled the trigger yesterday on a new speedster.

Co-Motion Speedster
****Size - Medium 0.00
****Custom Longer Headtube
****Finish - White Mica
****Decals -...
02-18-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,221
Posted By tly

Primeria or Speedster

I'm about to pull the trigger on a new Co-Motion. There is about 2K difference between the two with the options that I want. I would like to hear from others that faced a similar decision and which...
10-08-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,782
Posted By tly

Funny you should mention this today

I just got home from having my prostate removed after an elevated PSA and positive biopsy.

But good news is Doc feels that cancer was confined to prostate but will know for sure when biopsy comes...
09-11-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,857
Posted By tly

Brooks B17. Fell in love with the one on my...

Brooks B17. Fell in love with the one on my touring bike and now sporting one in black on my road bike.:love:
Forum: Touring
05-31-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,289
Posted By tly

I recently finished a short tour riding the full...

I recently finished a short tour riding the full length of the KATY trail in Missouri. I used my Specialized mtn bike with a Bob Yak trailer and before I left I took the eggbeaters off and robbed...
Forum: Touring
05-15-10, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By tly

I have rode most of it numerous times but not all...

I have rode most of it numerous times but not all of it any time. Next week that will change as my wife is dropping my buddy and I off in Clinton and picking us up 4 days later in St. Charles. It...
01-03-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Bak
Views: 729
Posted By tly

many thanks

Thanks for the reply.
tom
01-03-09, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Bak
Views: 729
Posted By tly

Bak

Does anyone know the dates for the 2009 BAK (Bike Across Kansas)?

Thanks

Tom
09-09-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By tly

Samual Adams

I'm not a big fan of lagers either but one that I do enjoy from time to time is Samuel Adams Boston Lager. I like Fat Tire too but my all time favorite is Boulevard Pale Ale.
08-20-08, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By tly

Thanks for your replies. I like many others just...

Thanks for your replies. I like many others just assumed that tandems were slower but boy did I find out different. Now I just want to work on going faster. One thing that we need to work on is...
08-17-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By tly

First organized ride on tandem

My wife and I just completed our first organized ride on our tandem. This was a 42 mile ride and I would guess that there was about 100 total participants. What amazed me is how well we rode...
07-02-08, 04:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,449
Posted By tly

Crank Brothers

I have ridden with Crank Brothers products for several years with no problems. My spinning class bikes have SPD so I added SPD cleats to an old pair of shoes that I had and after the first class I...
04-09-08, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,909
Posted By tly

Bought the Ibis

Just to let you know I bought the Ibis. Took it out Sunday for a short 16 mile ride and we both enjoyed it a lot. Ended up giving $900 for it and it is in great shape. It hadn't been ridden for a...
03-26-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,909
Posted By tly

Ibis tandem

I am going to look at an older Ibis tandem next week that I will be considering purchasing. I'm not sure which model it is but the seller told me that it cost over $4000 new. He is reluctant to...
03-20-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By tly

I too take two a day. I find that my heart rate...

I too take two a day. I find that my heart rate gets up faster if I take my afternoon ride before I take my meds and I also perform better. Asked Doc about this and if it was OK to not take meds...
12-12-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,367
Posted By tly

Not really an acronym and at the risk of being...

Not really an acronym and at the risk of being called one...........WTF is a Fred?
10-30-07, 05:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 944
Posted By tly

Close call

I have a mirror on the helmet and tend to watch cars approaching from behind while on the highway and tended to be most worried about one hitting me from behind. UNTIL A WEEK AGO. I was riding home...
05-15-07, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By tly

Open road or town

I was just wondering where you feel safest when riding. Open road or in town. I haven't done much town riding therefore my comfort level is at its highest on the open road. Does anyone know the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-07, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

I agree with that but back problems developed...

I agree with that but back problems developed AFTER I bought the road bike and I don't want to give up riding it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

Thanks

Wow! thanks to all of you for the great responses. I'm glad to know that I'm not alone and that others have experienced what I'm going through and are still riding. Life can be good again! I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

Not yet but if it means not riding at all I...

Not yet but if it means not riding at all I definitely will be. But to early to throw in the towel just yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

Thanks for the tips. I have stopped doing...

Thanks for the tips. I have stopped doing anything resembling a sit-up. Still pulling knees to chest but upon your advice will eliminate that as well. I am still doing planks and side planks but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

I am trying to get the bars higher than the...

I am trying to get the bars higher than the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

Cool

That looks pretty good to me. I just did some more research and find that the Ritchey won't work because it will only work on 26mm handlebars and I need 31.8.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By tly

Need to raise bars

Due to some back issues, I am needing to raise my bars and shorten the stem length on my Specialized Allez. Not knowing how much or how far I am considering one of the adjustable stems. The bike...
03-13-07, 05:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,520
Posted By tly

OK, another question. I had to go to a seat with...

OK, another question. I had to go to a seat with a cutout for the boys as they were getting numb. I see no Brooks with a cutout. Will this be a problem? Thanks for the replys. I think I'll give...
03-12-07, 10:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,520
Posted By tly

Sprung Brooks on a road bike?

Has anyone put one of the sprung Brooks saddle on a road bike? I am thinking that the suspension effect may help lower back pain even though it will probably look weird. I'm thinking of the...
12-28-06, 06:00 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,733
Posted By tly

I enjoy riding with others occasionally and have...

I enjoy riding with others occasionally and have a couple of friends that I ride with but the bulk of the time I ride alone and like it that way.
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