Search: Posts Made By: wvridgerider
Showing results 1 to 50 of 487
Search took 0.18 seconds.
01-19-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,079
Posted By wvridgerider

I have broken, 2 cannondale mountain frames, 1...

I have broken, 2 cannondale mountain frames, 1 Cannondale road frame, 1 Trek Mountain frame and the the swingarm, steel Trek fork thankfully I noticed the crack, 1 Bianchi steel frame at the BB,...
01-15-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,506
Posted By wvridgerider

I use denture cleaners in my bladder. I never...

I use denture cleaners in my bladder. I never have any problems, buy cheap ones and put about four in the bladder and let sit a while, no taste and works well.
01-13-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By wvridgerider

First ride 2018

Short ride in the snow today. 20 degrees out and snow on the ground and the Fuze performed well. I cannot upload pictures, whats up
01-11-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,297
Posted By wvridgerider

Too much math but a good looking woman is hard to...

Too much math but a good looking woman is hard to beat
01-11-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,836
Posted By wvridgerider

Eating, beer and being lazy

Eating, beer and being lazy
01-09-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By wvridgerider

I have a Crosshairs. I really like it,...

I have a Crosshairs. I really like it, comfortable on long rides, very stable at speed. I have the steel fork and like a previous poster said it really enhances the ride. No complaints whatsoever....
01-07-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By wvridgerider

Penn State football: Ex-OL Adam Gress dies after...

Penn State football: Ex-OL Adam Gress dies after hitting head | Dec 22 2017 | Centre Daily Times (http://www.centredaily.com/sports/college/penn-state-university/psu-football/article191223704.html)...
01-07-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By wvridgerider

Thank you, he was in terrific shape, an enlarged...

Thank you, he was in terrific shape, an enlarged heart and waiting for the final autopsy. Is is soo sad to go through that.
01-07-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,784
Posted By wvridgerider

I have a old Mavic 36 spoke touring rim on a...

I have a old Mavic 36 spoke touring rim on a Deore hub. It works and at around 300 I have no problems. Just learn to avoid smashing into stuff. I ride those rims on gravel and bad roads.
01-07-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By wvridgerider

Oh the temps will be over 30 tomorrow

Oh the temps will be over 30 tomorrow
01-07-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By wvridgerider

30+ tomorrow

I got the flu Dec 22, turned into bronchitis, my nephew died and we buried him on his 27th birthday and tomorrow I feel good enough to get on the bike. What a terrible few weeks. My nephew played for...
01-07-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By wvridgerider

Not saying I dont have my problems, at least I...

Not saying I dont have my problems, at least I have a good attitude towards life
01-07-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By wvridgerider

Only problem is there are more health problems in...

Only problem is there are more health problems in the over 50:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By wvridgerider

Fit, Fit, fit make sure it FITS

Fit, Fit, fit make sure it FITS
01-07-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By wvridgerider

Which forum

So I turn 56 in April and weigh 290, which forum?
01-07-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,627
Posted By wvridgerider

Winfield

Winfield
01-07-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,394
Posted By wvridgerider

Mine says the same, good thing it is steel

Mine says the same, good thing it is steel
01-07-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By wvridgerider

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/big-and-tall-cycli...

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/big-and-tall-cycling-apparel.html?gclid=Cj0KCQiAp8fSBRCUARIsABPL6JaOSHFarTMG7eqGF4Wm31jj6944pTqZ9JTIByGuXDZxrWrlwnDLF0caAsSQEALw_wcB
01-04-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By wvridgerider

Will do. I have been off the bike for two and a...

Will do. I have been off the bike for two and a half weeks, bronchitis. I plan on riding Monday. One trail that I have never ridden on my 29er I cleaned on the Fuze. The bike has been growing on me.
01-01-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,931
Posted By wvridgerider

Looks interesting...

Looks interesting https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-diet-strategy-that-counts-time-not-calories-1514721601
01-01-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,782
Posted By wvridgerider

Just to ride more, wether it be mountain or road...

Just to ride more, wether it be mountain or road it really doesnt matter
12-31-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,342
Posted By wvridgerider

Pro Honda motorcycle chain lube with moly. I have...

Pro Honda motorcycle chain lube with moly. I have been using it for years, saturate the chain it stays clean and works well
12-31-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,931
Posted By wvridgerider

I did a lot of off road, rides 75+ miles in the...

I did a lot of off road, rides 75+ miles in the mountains of WV. No MX for these old bones. The dirt bike killed my knees. I grew up on a dirt bike and would still ride but it got expensive and the...
12-30-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,846
Posted By wvridgerider

Pro Honda with Moly. Motorcycle chain lube it...

Pro Honda with Moly. Motorcycle chain lube it works great and a can lasts a long time. The lube stays clean and I just saturate the chain and wipe the excess off.
12-30-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By wvridgerider

Wheels always come up, my experience is 36...

Wheels always come up, my experience is 36 spokes. I have a cheap set of Mavic touring rims with Deore hubs, they keep going. As far as a bike, I have a Gunnar Crosshairs with their steel fork. Nice...
12-30-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,931
Posted By wvridgerider

Yep gonna, Have too cut back. Since I got out of...

Yep gonna, Have too cut back. Since I got out of the Navy in 1984 the lightest I have been is 224. I was 224 in 93 or 4 and was cycling a lot and walking at work for 8 hours and youth helped. I used...
12-30-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,931
Posted By wvridgerider

Losing weight, AKA diet

I hate the word diet but need to cut a lot of weight.
Do any of you "losers" have a meal plan? Like what to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner? What are your options? Pretty vague and I know cut...
12-30-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,627
Posted By wvridgerider

I own a Fuze 6 and really like the bike. I guess...

I own a Fuze 6 and really like the bike. I guess it all depends on where you ride and how you ride. As soon as I break this brochitas I will be out again. Just find a bike at your LBS the appreciate...
12-30-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,418
Posted By wvridgerider

I found that a nice set of handbuilts absorb more...

I found that a nice set of handbuilts absorb more road vibration than a set with high tension spokes although I have never ridden carbon and never will. I prefer toughness more than anything and...
12-25-17, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By wvridgerider

I am 300, 6'1" and went with a Gunnar Crosshairs....

I am 300, 6'1" and went with a Gunnar Crosshairs. It is a great riding bike, very stable, I have owned carbo, aluminum and this is the third steel bike. Gunnar is a great American company. I went...
12-25-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By wvridgerider

Specialized Fuze

Last month I broke down and picked up a new bike, a Specialized Fuze. So far it has been a nice bike. It handles the single track here in WV very well. I have been riding a Karate Monkey for the past...
07-21-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,975
Posted By wvridgerider

Thanks, after reading your experience I need to...

Thanks, after reading your experience I need to change. 55 too much weight and have the attitude you had. Thanks time to evaluate everything.
03-10-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,273
Posted By wvridgerider

Flick with your fingernail from end to the middle...

Flick with your fingernail from end to the middle and you should hear the change of sound.
02-26-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,977
Posted By wvridgerider

Nope buy I have a shop holding a Salsa Timberjack...

Nope buy I have a shop holding a Salsa Timberjack for me. I rode it at the shop and it felt pretty good. I am on a Karate Monkey now, I have had it for four years. The 27.5+ seems like a nice setup...
02-21-17, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,478
Posted By wvridgerider

militarycyclist.com

Anyone ever use this? I would like to find out before I submit any info.
02-16-17, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,572
Posted By wvridgerider

Oh yea, my buddy has a Trek Damone. He rides the...

Oh yea, my buddy has a Trek Damone. He rides the same size as I do and with the same pedals. We switched bikes on a ride one time and my Gunnar had just as a nice ride. The weight wasnt noticed by...
02-16-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,572
Posted By wvridgerider

I am now riding a Gunnar crosshairs and really...

I am now riding a Gunnar crosshairs and really like it.
I have had a Trek Pilot full carbon liked it but got rid of it the frame was smallish. Bought an older Bianchi and really liked the ride...
02-13-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,003
Posted By wvridgerider

I just wish there was homebrew here ...

I just wish there was homebrew here
http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o563/wvridgerider1/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-10/20161002_124134_zpsbvmrpsq3.jpg...
02-12-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,733
Posted By wvridgerider

Nothing wrong with that stem. Not all are racers

Nothing wrong with that stem. Not all are racers
02-11-17, 08:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,675
Posted By wvridgerider

Oh yea its been about 20 years since I toured.

Oh yea its been about 20 years since I toured.
02-11-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,675
Posted By wvridgerider

I plan on a couple of overnighters this year, my...

I plan on a couple of overnighters this year, my problem is sleeping on the ground and my old thermarest is quite big. Any recomendations for something new? Has anyone tried a cot?
02-06-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By wvridgerider

Happy birthday and nice ride.

Happy birthday and nice ride.
10-21-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By wvridgerider

http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o563/wvridgeri...

http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o563/wvridgerider1/20150919_134706_zpsxi8sabqp.jpg (http://s1148.photobucket.com/user/wvridgerider1/media/20150919_134706_zpsxi8sabqp.jpg.html)
Karate Monkey,...
10-21-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By wvridgerider

Karate Monkey. Going on 4 years old and it I plan...

Karate Monkey. Going on 4 years old and it I plan on a new one next year.http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o563/wvridgerider1/20150919_134706_zpsxi8sabqp.jpg...
09-22-16, 03:34 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 18,964
Posted By wvridgerider

Damn I am a super clyde, 285. My cardioligist...

Damn I am a super clyde, 285. My cardioligist told me to get where I was 10 years ago-250. At 54 the weight comes off slow. I have been riding since 89 and the lightest I have been in that time was...
07-28-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,893
Posted By wvridgerider

Oh yea here is my history on...

Oh yea here is my history on herehttp://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/982098-inguinal-hernia.html
07-28-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,893
Posted By wvridgerider

I had inguinal hernia surgery and I just listened...

I had inguinal hernia surgery and I just listened to the doc, the last thing you want to do is make the recovery longer. Take it easy, your legs will come back.
07-21-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,638
Posted By wvridgerider

I am on my third CX bike since 2001. My first was...

I am on my third CX bike since 2001. My first was a Trek XO1 and loved riding that bike. Then a Surly CrossCheck and now a Gunnar Crosshairs. After I started riding CX bikes the road bikes slowly...
07-20-16, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By wvridgerider

Yep 29er mountain bike not full suspension...

Yep 29er mountain bike not full suspension though. The wheels are the only concern with bikes, 36 spoke work best but ride what is on it until they start breaking. MAKE SURE THE BIKE FITS.
07-14-16, 04:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By wvridgerider

+1 for me. Its more about the joy of riding,...

+1 for me. Its more about the joy of riding, although a nice fork and disc brakes on a mountain bike make all of the difference.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 487
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.