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11-04-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,040
Posted By RoMad

I have really enjoyed reading all of the good...

I have really enjoyed reading all of the good feedback. I got the Trek wheel weight from Treks live chat so I assume it is pretty close.
I have been sharing a lot of the feedback with her but she...
11-03-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,040
Posted By RoMad

Okay everyone, thanks for the replies. to...

Okay everyone, thanks for the replies.
to answer a few comments. We donít only ride one ride but we do ride the 22 mile route a lot. My wife rides 4 to 5 days a week when we are not traveling and...
11-02-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,040
Posted By RoMad

Most of you are missing my point. Telling me she...

Most of you are missing my point. Telling me she needs to train more, you canít buy fast, etc. If some bikes werenít faster than others we would all be still riding steel Schwinns. She rides the...
11-02-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,040
Posted By RoMad

Most of you are missing my point. Telling me she...

Most of you are missing my point. Telling me she needs to train more, you canít buy fast, etc. If some bikes werenít faster than others we would all be still riding steel Schwinns. She rides the...
11-02-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,040
Posted By RoMad

I didnít put this in the original post. We ride...

I didnít put this in the original post. We ride the same ride almost daily and it is 11 miles to the turn around. When we feel good and hurry it takes 44 minutes on the Litespeed. On the Trek it...
11-01-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,040
Posted By RoMad

Need suggestions to make my wife faster

My wife had been riding an aluminum Litespeed Capella with Real Design Wheelset (1440 grams), and 9 speed Ultegra for a number of years. Not long ago one of her rear spokes pulled through the rim. We...
11-27-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By RoMad

You might want to check out Citrus Hills in...

You might want to check out Citrus Hills in Hernando, the town not the county. It is very near the Withlacootchee Trail. The trail is 46 miles long and a great place to ride. Also very good fishing...
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By RoMad

Am I asking too much for this bike

I have a Bridgestone RB-T that I have for sale on C List, this forums for sale thread, and another. I wasn't sure how much to ask for it, but based on what I researched I came up with $450. Here is...
06-30-13, 05:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By RoMad

When my dad died, we went through all of his...

When my dad died, we went through all of his stuff and found a lot of good memories, and a lot of things that we threw away. I came home and got rid of some of my stuff, but it has come back. We have...
11-28-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By RoMad

Do you have any friends that are cyclists? If you...

Do you have any friends that are cyclists? If you do, ask them if they know anyone with a good used hybrid or even a mountain bike. You can put street tires on a mountain bike and it will ride just...
11-24-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,575
Posted By RoMad

Sounds like fun and your back up plan sounds like...

Sounds like fun and your back up plan sounds like you have it covered. If you werent in too bad of shape when you started it should be doable. I hope to come up and ride on the tow path some summer.
07-31-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By RoMad

I think its great she wants to ride with you and...

I think its great she wants to ride with you and even if it wasn't in doctor J's rule book I would vote for an exception due to special circustances. :love:
My birthday is in mid Feb. and I just...
07-29-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By RoMad

I know Moots is famous for great bikes but that...

I know Moots is famous for great bikes but that one just doesn't look right. The frame looks like it needs big wide cruiser bars, and a seat with springs, but it has a racy looking saddle, and those...
07-29-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By RoMad

here are some pictures of it. ...

here are some pictures of it.
http://www.traillink.com/trail-photos/high-trestle-trail-(ankeny-to-woodward-recreation-trail).aspx
07-29-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By RoMad

I have a very nice extra Lemond Poprad frame. I...

I have a very nice extra Lemond Poprad frame. I bought it for the fork that was on it and just never did get around to selling it. I have the same frame on my commuter. Mine is a 55 and the extra one...
07-28-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,624
Posted By RoMad

I agree 100% with C.O.D. I want everyone in cars...

I agree 100% with C.O.D. I want everyone in cars and trucks to look at me and see it being done correctly
07-28-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By RoMad

My wife is also from Iowa. She graduated in 72...

My wife is also from Iowa. She graduated in 72 from Tech. We have made many trips to Iowa through the years and I have ridden on a lot of their nice trails. My mother in law died last year, so I...
04-13-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By RoMad

We're supposed to be there in Oct so I'm planning...

We're supposed to be there in Oct so I'm planning to do the Rails to Trails Ride on Oct 2.
My wife and I do the October ride every year. I think we may have missed only 1 since the rides started....
04-12-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By RoMad

Local bike friendly town

I have been away for awhile but thought you all might enjoy this article about Inverness Florida. Due mostly to the popularity of the Withlacoochee trail our area seems to be getting more bike...
09-12-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By RoMad

I think if you leave any trunk rack on for a long...

I think if you leave any trunk rack on for a long time or a long trip you are liable to damage the paint. The problem is that dust and grime will eventually get between the pads and the paint. If you...
08-31-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,236
Posted By RoMad

Very nice bike. I have a Litespeed Tuscany that I...

Very nice bike. I have a Litespeed Tuscany that I plan on keeping a long time.
08-29-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,963
Posted By RoMad

Congratulations on your century. I hope you find...

Congratulations on your century. I hope you find your bike.
I have gotten into the habit of always locking my bikes on my rack if I am going farther than the seven miles to the local trail. I have a...
08-29-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,380
Posted By RoMad

That bike is a very fine piece of quality...

That bike is a very fine piece of quality craftsmanship. It does look great in your color scheme, but to me it looks just as good under the colors. You will remain proud of it for a long long time....
08-29-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By RoMad

Very nice. Are you sure it isn't to big or maybe...

Very nice. Are you sure it isn't to big or maybe small for you? If it is I could probably help you get rid of it. :innocent:
08-27-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,592
Posted By RoMad

Praying for him and his family

Praying for him and his family
08-11-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,973
Posted By RoMad

A short trip on a MUP as a walker

I am currently working near Tarpon Springs Florida where the Pinellas Trail passes through. I am still restricted by Dr. to no bicycling so I decided to take a walk on the Trail. I parked by the old...
08-07-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,482
Posted By RoMad

Okay, I give. I don't use anything either....

Okay, I give.

I don't use anything either. I have never had a problem in that area (pun intended). I have some samples that I got on a ride that I have been thinking about trying when I do my...
08-07-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,482
Posted By RoMad

I'm not telling if your not. So there

I'm not telling if your not.

So there
07-12-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By RoMad

When I lube the cables on my bikes I hang the...

When I lube the cables on my bikes I hang the bike by the front tire and put the lube in every opening that is pointing up. I wait a little while, then hang the bike by the back tire and put lube in...
07-11-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By RoMad

Sounds like a great ride for a flat lander. My...

Sounds like a great ride for a flat lander.
My wife is also a bit skepitcal about people met on the internet. I look forward to one day riding with other 50+ ers and when / if :lol: I make it home...
07-10-10, 05:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,518
Posted By RoMad

Thanks Denver, the reports with pictures are by...

Thanks Denver, the reports with pictures are by far my favorite posts.

We have a great number of coyotes now in central Florida where I live. They have become a problem for small pet owners as...
06-29-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By RoMad

I have ridden down into the grand canyon twice....

I have ridden down into the grand canyon twice. Both times on mules. I think in that kind of terrain a mule would suit me just fine.
thanks for the report and the great pictures.
06-29-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,027
Posted By RoMad

Thank you all for the kind words and support. I...

Thank you all for the kind words and support. I am known to be kind of strong willed and usually well in charge of almost any situation, but I have to admit I am a bit apprehensive about the surgery....
06-28-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,027
Posted By RoMad

3 more days and then its off the bike for 6 weeks

I posted a while back that I had joined the Big C club with prostate cancer. Well, I told my Dr. that I did not want to delay and I am about to get what I asked for. My surgery is this Friday morning...
06-27-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By RoMad

What is a DOM?

What is a DOM?
06-26-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By RoMad

Nice job on the build. When I was in grade...

Nice job on the build. When I was in grade school I wanted a 20" stingray like my friends. One of my big brothers bought me a 26" bike that looked a lot like that one except it was fire engine red....
06-21-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By RoMad

Tom, that is a good looking bike. I hope you get...

Tom, that is a good looking bike. I hope you get it set up so that it is comfortable for you. I have to say that I was a bit suprised that you actually bought a bike. I was beginning to think you...
06-20-10, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By RoMad

Any finish in a race like this one is a strong...

Any finish in a race like this one is a strong finish. Good job for hanging in there when the going got tough. As for your weight, I am the same height as you and compared to me you are definately...
06-20-10, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By RoMad

I bought a regular size axe, a smaller camping...

I bought a regular size axe, a smaller camping axe, an 18" Rigid pipewrench, and two sets of knee pads for my sons to wear when installing my new kitchen floor. All together it came to $8.00
06-19-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By RoMad

Not quite a compliment

I got up early,for a saturday, this morning to try and beat the heat on my ride. I drove to the trail as it runs north and south so I would be in the shade on the entire ride if I finished before the...
06-19-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By RoMad

Happy birthday and thanks for the comparison...

Happy birthday and thanks for the comparison post. I ride both Ti, Litespeed Tuscany, and steel, Lemond Poprad, but mine are two completely different bikes. When I ride the Lemond I always am amazed...
06-11-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By RoMad

Welcome CrownEE, I was raised in Northern...

Welcome CrownEE, I was raised in Northern Indiana, but moved south many years ago. I still have relatives in Kokomo.
Glad to have you on the forum, but we need way more information.

Here is a...
06-11-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By RoMad

What does chain lube have to do with getting a...

What does chain lube have to do with getting a colonoscopy?
06-11-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,166
Posted By RoMad

NBC for Nutbuster Bicycle Company. they only make...

NBC for Nutbuster Bicycle Company. they only make mens bikes and they start at 60cm frames for a small.
06-06-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By RoMad

I have an FSA carbon crank on my litespeed and...

I have an FSA carbon crank on my litespeed and had a lot of problems with it when I first got it. After doing some research I found out it was a problem with the crank. I called FSA and they sent me...
06-02-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,276
Posted By RoMad

I went for a while with no computer on my...

I went for a while with no computer on my commuter and found myself enjoying my solo rides more than usual.
But, somewhat like Kelanbach, I need the motivation that a mileage goal gives me. I have...
06-02-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,939
Posted By RoMad

Great job. Keep up the good work and keep it fun....

Great job. Keep up the good work and keep it fun. Don't push too hard, just go farther when you feel like it and you will probably suprise yourself. You have probably already suprised him.
05-15-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,513
Posted By RoMad

That is a great find. I don't think she looks...

That is a great find. I don't think she looks mad, I think the hand on the hip is a "look at me the cool biker girl" look. Enjoy your riding together. That looks like a Brooks saddle on your bike?
05-03-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,647
Posted By RoMad

When I was 25 I never thought I would... ...

When I was 25 I never thought I would...

...talk on a phone while driving down the road

...use a computer for anything

...make as much money as I make now

...spend as much money as I...
05-01-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By RoMad

Denver, My wife and I buy yard sale bikes and...

Denver,
My wife and I buy yard sale bikes and fix them up for a local charity that gives them to homeless and less fortunate local people. I am sure there are plenty of places in SF that would love...
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