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07-01-11, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26,466
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Posted By pipes

[QUOTE Can't figure it out. Thinkin it must've...

[QUOTE Can't figure it out. Thinkin it must've been the wimpy breakfast.[/QUOTE]

I eat a double portion of oatmeal every day for breakfast with a full cup of blue berries sweetened with Splenda...
07-01-11, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26,466
Views: 2,865,515
Posted By pipes

yappers I ride almost everyday until Michigan...

yappers I ride almost everyday until Michigan winter sets in ! Then I do the gym thing .

Did 26.4 miles today my normal daily ride being retired I got the time so why not ! If I eat a little...
07-01-11, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,820
Posted By pipes

Well since I lost down to 228 from 375 give or...

Well since I lost down to 228 from 375 give or take . Clothes are cheaper I fir in all booths when we eat out :O) being 56 and having had heart attacks and blood sugar almost loseing eye sight from...
07-01-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 856
Posted By pipes

I been cycling 4 yrs now and my next 2 goals this...

I been cycling 4 yrs now and my next 2 goals this yr there gona happen are a 1/2 century and a full century ! I do 35 to 40 miles now a few times a month !

So I don't think the century or the...
07-01-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,548
Posted By pipes

I have found this year that being as there a lot...

I have found this year that being as there a lot more bikes on the road here in S E Michigan ! ala gas prices and other reasons . Folks are actually getting better and being more decent to us bike...
06-19-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By pipes

Thanks guys I did about 12 miles today ! a tad...

Thanks guys I did about 12 miles today ! a tad sore but nothing major felt good to be back out there . I figure I can lose the 10 lbs or so in a few weeks and then ride to maintain my weight again ....
06-17-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,974
Posted By pipes

Since I was hit and run I have had a air zound...

Since I was hit and run I have had a air zound and they work on the idiots +1
06-17-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,063
Posted By pipes

Since Iam back I might as well start posting :O)...

Since Iam back I might as well start posting :O) I have a great shop by me who has always done all my work ! BUT since I been buying bikes there 50 + yrs unless its a major repair I don't pay much if...
06-17-10, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By pipes

Iam back I have fell off the wagon

Hi everyonme to the old ones that might remember me and the new ones that don't . Just to catch up I have lost what somthing around 150 lbs if any of you remember ! But I have gotten lazy and didn't...
06-20-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,315
Posted By pipes

Welcome to the fray ! I started at 371 lbs on a...

Welcome to the fray ! I started at 371 lbs on a Torker boardwak 7 speed $390.00 at my LBS. I lost my firs 100 lbs on that bike and IMHO its a tank all be it a crusier I have sice moved to a diffrent...
06-17-09, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By pipes

If they all live in Michigan then they should a...

If they all live in Michigan then they should a known a deer was likely NOT just posible IMHO . Right in the middle of downtown Wyandotte if I ride late evening I can see as many as 25 deer a day in...
06-12-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By pipes

Iam Done !

Yappers my whole family and all my friends have told me I look fine iam fit and they are saying I am starting to look to skinny and sick ! SOO I am on to maintain my weight . I went from 371 pounds...
05-31-09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By pipes

There is a simple trick to putting that thing...

There is a simple trick to putting that thing back together I watched my guy at my LBS do it . I can kina explain it on the phone if you want go to my web site and call me if you want I was all...
05-31-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By pipes

I ride at the max presure or 5% above always have...

I ride at the max presure or 5% above always have and since I lost a pile a weight have NOT had a flat . But at 370 lbs I had 4 or 5 flats last yr ! after I got below 250 # no more flats . I ride a...
05-30-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,721
Posted By pipes

i AGREE EVEN IN DAYLIGHT IT SHOWS UP WELL AND i...

i AGREE EVEN IN DAYLIGHT IT SHOWS UP WELL AND i GET MORE ROOM FROM CARS best light IMHO for the $$$ on the market . I run Blackburn X 8 lights in front but that because I ride a LOT at night :thumb:
05-30-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,821
Posted By pipes

I Was at my LBS the other day and he had called a...

I Was at my LBS the other day and he had called a compnay because there bikes were shipping with spokes that snaped like glass ! I won"t say the brand of bike because Iam NOT a 100 % sure and would...
05-30-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,002
Posted By pipes

IMO its because a person gets fit they become...

IMO its because a person gets fit they become more limber I lost a 140 lbs so fAR AND BIKE STILL FITS THE SAME ! ymmv THOU :o)
05-29-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By pipes

+1 In the work clothes section there really well...

+1 In the work clothes section there really well made nice gloves IMHO anyway . I agree
05-26-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By pipes

I been stuck at one weight at times for 3 weeks...

I been stuck at one weight at times for 3 weeks maybe more in my weight loss of over 135# !! So have no fear IF you keep doing the right things it a start falling again .
05-23-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,113
Posted By pipes

I hope so because at 37 I had 2 heart attacks and...

I hope so because at 37 I had 2 heart attacks and a double bypass befor I finaly grew a brain last year at 53 yrs old . I want to lose about 25 # more pounds and iam done gona tread water then ! I...
05-23-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,113
Posted By pipes

6ft 228 # this morning but hey last Fathers day I...

6ft 228 # this morning but hey last Fathers day I was 371# :O) so I guess now Iam average
05-23-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By pipes

I just wear Wrangler cargo shorts and do just...

I just wear Wrangler cargo shorts and do just fine but I only ride a few thousand miles a yr
05-18-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By pipes

Having lost a 135 # so far I cAN TELL YOU ONE...

Having lost a 135 # so far I cAN TELL YOU ONE THING FOR SURE youcan PLATEAU AT ANYTIME !!! And IMHo your doing just fine you may have a little water weight but that a fix itself soon enough just keep...
05-17-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,330
Posted By pipes

Not me I am only a youngun 54 in April .

Not me I am only a youngun 54 in April .
05-17-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By pipes

Walmart does have them I use to wear that size !...

Walmart does have them I use to wear that size ! You may have to go online and have it shipped to the store . But shipping to the store is free so not a big deal other than its kina slow on some...
05-09-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By pipes

I kina have met my goal as Iam at about 225 I...

I kina have met my goal as Iam at about 225 I started at 371 :O) my goal was to get back to my high school weight . Now I am losing at a slower pace and my wife says I should stop losing says I look...
05-08-09, 02:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,913
Posted By pipes

Eat a balanced diet and change your life ! Eat...

Eat a balanced diet and change your life ! Eat right and RIDE . Diets don't work for life you have to learn to eat to live not live to eat !!! Just my 2 cents if its worth that but I have lost 135+...
05-06-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By pipes

Its like thoroughbreds and clydesdales even a...

Its like thoroughbreds and clydesdales even a clyde can be in good shape :thumb:
05-05-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By pipes

If you drop any good oil or lock lube in it...

If you drop any good oil or lock lube in it regular it should be fine ! If your in rain a LOT I would do it once a week if you had problems in the past just my 2 cents . I hardly ever ride in rain or...
05-05-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,586
Posted By pipes

I never say I am on a diet I changed my life and...

I never say I am on a diet I changed my life and the way I eat and think about food . Food is NO LONGER the most important part of my life I eat to live now not live to eat. IMHO diets do NOT work...
05-05-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By pipes

Your a clyde for life we all are :O) you need to...

Your a clyde for life we all are :O) you need to get yor award thing from a mod here since you reached the non clyde weight :O) congrats
05-05-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By pipes

I ended up off all my diabetic meds right after I...

I ended up off all my diabetic meds right after I passed the 100 # loss I was on insulin and 2 1000 mg Metformin a day and 4 Glyburide a day !! Now I take nothing for it so I guess I am controling it...
05-02-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,025
Posted By pipes

+1 on carry the phone But never answer it :O)

+1 on carry the phone But never answer it :O)
Forum: Commuting
04-30-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,289
Posted By pipes

Whats hair on your head ?? been years since there...

Whats hair on your head ?? been years since there was real hair on my head :O)
04-30-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By pipes

Like he said in Heft On Wheels I personaly have...

Like he said in Heft On Wheels I personaly have become the health nut I use to hate ! :O) But I try to not preach to others MUCH ! Took me many yrs to wake up Iam 54 and had a heart attack and double...
04-30-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By pipes

Sad Day For A Friend Of Mine !

I been trying to get this guy a friend to bike with me or just do somthing for over a year ! He weights in at about 400 # 5'10" I think more he says 400 ! Well he had a heart attack today seems like...
04-29-09, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By pipes

Na not really worried about the wife croking !...

Na not really worried about the wife croking ! AND I duno if she has this mutant flu or not ! BUT I do have a ready to give birth daughter and if the wife is still sick she won't be able to go see...
04-28-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By pipes

I ride a Schwinn World GS a very simalar bike IMO...

I ride a Schwinn World GS a very simalar bike IMO and . From what you say I think you will love the Trek .I avg about 14 mph and hit speeds reg of 19 to 20 mph I got 500 miles on my Schwinn If you...
04-28-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,125
Posted By pipes

That is a fantastic milestone keep up the great...

That is a fantastic milestone keep up the great work .
04-28-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By pipes

They were saying today on the presser that its a...

They were saying today on the presser that its a 6 to 7 day incubation period for this one I duno ! She works with the public and has folks coming in her office from Mexico so like I said we don"t...
04-28-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By pipes

OT This Damn Flu

My wife here is sick as a dog has been for a few days . Dr are telling her to stay home and she is home from work ! I don't seem to have what ever she has . They took blood I assume for testing at...
04-28-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,198
Posted By pipes

On my normal genraly flat route on my crusier its...

On my normal genraly flat route on my crusier its 11 mph avg and on my comfort bike its 14mph avg! I don't own a road bike so have no speed for that
04-25-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By pipes

Yappers there all over the place

Yappers there all over the place
04-24-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By pipes

I pumpem up to 85 lbs thats there max and I ...

I pumpem up to 85 lbs thats there max and I
and have ZERO problems ! I buy almost everything from my LBS Al Petri And Sons Lincoln Park Michigan they been there since 1946 .
04-23-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By pipes

I ride the cheapest Kendas there is I think !...

I ride the cheapest Kendas there is I think ! There Kenda kouriers about $14.00 a tire and so far the first 500 miles they been great . 700 x 35
04-23-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By pipes

After talking here I went and ate 2 packs a those...

After talking here I went and ate 2 packs a those Lances peanut butter crackers . I luv the damn things and ended up 200 Calories over for yesterday ! First time I have really ran over in a LONG LONG...
04-22-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By pipes

You can make your own ICE CREAM at home well I...

You can make your own ICE CREAM at home well I use plain yogurt and add fresh strawberries and touch a vanilla and use splenda ! Put that all in my Iice cream maker and It has about 200 calories in a...
04-18-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By pipes

If your going to ride watch when you take your...

If your going to ride watch when you take your meds ! Keep riding and you may not even need the meds . When I first started back riding I had type 2 and had to stop one a the pills I was taking or I...
04-17-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,811
Posted By pipes

I hear all this about roads out west ! Telegraph...

I hear all this about roads out west ! Telegraph road in S E Michigan is a NO go for cyclist IMHO . The old timers call it death row from all the folks killed on it in so many ways cars bikes what...
04-17-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By pipes

I ride a cheap brand my LBS sells since I was 371...

I ride a cheap brand my LBS sells since I was 371 pounds and do fine on them ! The brand is Cloud 9 like I sAID CHEAP BUT WORKS FOR MY ARSE ! I bought a Brooks and never have liked it but I keep...
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