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05-09-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By MikeVargo

My first "nice" bike was a Gitane. I don't...

My first "nice" bike was a Gitane. I don't remember the model -- it was a metallic burnt orange in color.
That was about 45 years ago.
05-07-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By cj3209

Which Bianchi bike model is that? I have always...

Which Bianchi bike model is that? I have always loved that celeste color - gorgeous...
05-04-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By gthomson

Just a random comment I'm sure, known to make a...

Just a random comment I'm sure, known to make a few in my time and have heard just as many aimed at me. Best not to analyze it and assume it was meant in kindness.

Keeping in mind, that cycling is...
04-30-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Helderberg

Another perspective: From the Ti Chi guy, "If...

Another perspective: From the Ti Chi guy, "If that were me and my woman she would have killed me in my sleep. Must be on their Honeymoon." Just a thought.
Glad you both had a good experience and...
04-25-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,465
Posted By Mackowski

And as for tyres, I've ordered a pair of "32s"...

And as for tyres, I've ordered a pair of "32s" along with the appropriate tubes. Will be installing them as soon as they arrive.

Hi. I went with Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700x28, pain to fit but...
Forum: Introductions
04-19-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By RickZ

Hello from Colorado

Hi All...I'm a lifelong cyclist having lived in Colorado since 1979. I've recently have taken up ultra-cycling. I'm 64 years old and currently training for Race Across the West this June and Race...
04-18-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 297,294
Posted By Smokinapankake

Installed a dynamo hub and dyno powered light on...

Installed a dynamo hub and dyno powered light on my 2008 Trek 7300:
...
04-11-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By ultrarider7

45 miles around Minneapolis...

45 miles around Minneapolis...
04-11-21, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Bald Paul

Wet paws

My neighbor and I rode in the "Tour de Paws" charity ride to raise money for the Spartanburg Humane Society. Originally, the route was 36 miles, but somewhere around mile 7 the rain (which was...
04-08-21, 03:15 PM
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Posted By 05 fuji

Started at 7 am and got 24 miles in and mowed the...

Started at 7 am and got 24 miles in and mowed the yard before the rain started....
04-08-21, 02:37 AM
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Posted By snapshot46

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My 2014 Giant Escape. I love this bike and where it takes me. Most of my...
04-03-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,465
Posted By rut3556

Ok, thanks for the info., but I ended up buying a...

Ok, thanks for the info., but I ended up buying a Topeak Explorer rack that will accommodate their quick disconnect bag. And yes, my bike is a disc model, as is the rack. It’s all installed and looks...
03-22-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25,849
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Posted By Sertsa

After waiting for a new wheel and cassette for...

After waiting for a new wheel and cassette for three months, I've finally been riding quite a bit in the last couple of weeks. I've mostly been on rail-trails with my hardtail, as the MTB trails...
03-22-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25,849
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Posted By Otpcoolkat

Did a joyride today because the sun was shining,...

Did a joyride today because the sun was shining, but was completely pooped from the weekend. Sometimes a slow ride is all you need tho
03-13-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 297,294
Posted By lajt

Swapped the flat bar for a Nitto Albatross bar....

Swapped the flat bar for a Nitto Albatross bar. It alleviated the wrist pain I'd been developing....
03-13-21, 12:09 AM
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Posted By sjammer

Quick there and back ride on a windy day. ...

Quick there and back ride on a windy day.

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03-12-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By Wildwood

A good day to ride

Around Cougar Mt.
Coalfield to Newcastle to Lakemont, Issaquah, home. Something over 25 mi. with hills. Approx 2000í climbing.
...
03-11-21, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Wildwood

Cruising in the sun, in tights.

I too enjoyed the sun - but the only real heat came from out-of-saddle efforts on vintage gearing. Tough on early season legs.

Mostly just rolling around the hills, seeking the low traffic roads...
03-11-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25,849
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Posted By jppe

I loved the warm sun on my back today!! A...

I loved the warm sun on my back today!! A tremendous amount of fun exploring some new to me roads east of Denton. I was impressed with the long views, surprised with some of the hills and saw goats...
03-09-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25,849
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Posted By Carbonfiberboy

We got out for our first real tandem ride since...

We got out for our first real tandem ride since last fall, 40 miles, but only 900' of gain. We got tired anyway, but it's a start. I've cued up 40 mile rides for the next few weekends, gradually...
03-09-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By capejohn

I last posted on this thread in 2014. I'm a bit...

I last posted on this thread in 2014. I'm a bit older and not much wiser. But still riding. (Weather permitting).

https://youtu.be/KtCxNkKYZBE
03-08-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By philbob57

8.5 miles in warm (for the season - 62F), sunny,...

8.5 miles in warm (for the season - 62F), sunny, too windy weather on Chicago's North Shore. Earliest I've ever ridden, I think, not counting when I was a kid. Most miles ridden in March since 2013....
03-08-21, 03:59 PM
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Views: 2,622,681
Posted By ultrarider7

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Stayed South of the Metro today. The George Floyd trial starts today and...
03-08-21, 12:21 PM
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Views: 2,622,681
Posted By JakeWise

Does an hour on a trainer count? I'm not hooked...

Does an hour on a trainer count? I'm not hooked up to Zwift because I want my time on the bike to be free of screens.
03-04-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By ultrarider7

First outdoor ride of 2021. 35 miles of slop, ice...

First outdoor ride of 2021. 35 miles of slop, ice patches and people walking on the bike paths....
03-03-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By 2cam16

Had some fun sessioning this morning: ...

Had some fun sessioning this morning:
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03-03-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 297,294
Posted By TrekWarMachine

Got my 2021 FX 3 last September, swapped out the...

Got my 2021 FX 3 last September, swapped out the saddle and pedals right away and added a water bottle holder and some lights, since then it's been good to go...love this bike!...
03-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By sjammer

Afternoon ride! ...

Afternoon ride!
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02-28-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By Dirk de Chablis

Fresh faced 22 back then, now I look like I had a...

Fresh faced 22 back then, now I look like I had a really, really hard paper round
02-27-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By velojym

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Refurbished Jake and sorta refurbished me. I'm 50, Jake's...
02-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By Nate8727

Brought it home finally. I used it with the...

Brought it home finally.

I used it with the bike trailer and my one year old. I havenít ridden since last fall and this ride was effortless. Amazing what a quality bike can do.
02-27-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By Dirk de Chablis

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I'm the one at the front
02-27-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By crowbike

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02-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By gthomson

I went out for a quick 30 minute ride after work...

I went out for a quick 30 minute ride after work the other day as the temperature rose above zero and just loved it. Now I have that same itch i did last year when I sat at my home office desk...
02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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02-26-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By WonderMonkey

This time of transition is the most dangerous to...

This time of transition is the most dangerous to me. All is clear EXCEPT for that patch of ice you hit and things go all over the place, including you and your bike. I almost have memorized the...
02-26-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By big john

I hope you got a ride in when you had the chance.

I hope you got a ride in when you had the chance.
02-26-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By Nate8727

New Bike

Hello all,

After spending about 45 minutes at a local Trek dealer today Iíve narrowed down my favorite model.

Being 5í 10Ē I figured I would fit on a Large frame for the Trek models. It turns...
02-26-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By trekmogul

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02-26-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By BCAC

From this morning’s ride, at around 7:45. ...

From this morning’s ride, at around 7:45.

I’m 67.
...
02-26-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By WonderMonkey

Amateur boxing, my main hobby. Pardon the look...

Amateur boxing, my main hobby. Pardon the look on my face, I was clearing my nose....
02-25-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 71,729
Posted By trekmogul

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67+ years old grumpy guy doing a 40K Time Trial in...
02-22-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,342
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Posted By JanMM

Above freezing in Central Indiana today and the...

Above freezing in Central Indiana today and the roads are free of ice/snow so out for first ride in 9 days. Its been gawdawful cold of late and most snowfall in several years last week.
I was able...
02-22-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,976
Views: 579,607
Posted By locolobo13

Short ride in the hood

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02-21-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,694
Posted By gthomson

LOL you're asking the wrong people! But...

LOL you're asking the wrong people! But seriously, I ran for years because I agree it was simpler. Throw on a pair of shorts, shoes and out you go and my argument for it against cycling was i could...
02-21-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,694
Posted By rut3556

Over 50 and running should not be in the same...

Over 50 and running should not be in the same sentence! I never liked it anyway, as it reminded me too much of Marine boot camp! ;)
02-21-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,694
Posted By Speedway2

I "run" whenever the Sport I'm participating in...

I "run" whenever the Sport I'm participating in requires it. Ball/Ice hockey, baseball, football, etc.
Go jogging?.....nope. Tried to get into it but never liked it. Found it hard on the knees and...
02-21-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,342
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 497,994
Posted By timgriffin2

Well - As of last Friday I am now officially a...

Well - As of last Friday I am now officially a part of this exclusive club. It's hard to imagine still...
02-21-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,718
Posted By BenBoozer

I made a rack from shelving and two ladder...

I made a rack from shelving and two ladder hangers.
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02-20-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,718
Posted By teejaywhy

Da Hanger pedal hooks! ...

Da Hanger pedal hooks!

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