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01-15-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By Pridedog

Get the SPD pedals

My grandson was about the same weight when we put him in SPD pedals. No problem getting in or out on the tandem. Sounds like you are really set on getting him in the road pedals. I think you would...
01-08-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,673
Posted By Pridedog

Seven

I try to ride everyday. At 71 training is a distant memory. I ride simply for the joy of it. I try to ride 20 to 30 miles a day. I ride year around outside. Winters in Central Indiana are not as...
01-02-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,324
Posted By Pridedog

I had similar experience. Bought a Circuit in...

I had similar experience. Bought a Circuit in 1985. Bought it in Minnesota and was living in Northern Indiana in late 90s when frame broke at dropouts. Was told by LBS in Indiana that Schwinn had...
11-24-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By Pridedog

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Start of our annual family bike trip.
10-12-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,209
Posted By Pridedog

227,000

I have always been intrigued by tracking miles both as motivation and a maintenance tool. Now at age 70 I am at 227,000 miles with a "new" lifetime goal of 300,000.
08-28-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,721
Posted By Pridedog

It's about enjoying riding

At 70 years of age I found I was not enjoying riding as much as I had. Due to a myriad of health issues I could longer ride like I once had. Being a serious "roadie" with over 220,000 miles on some...
05-11-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Pridedog

Same thing happened to me last week. Had only...

Same thing happened to me last week. Had only 1500 miles on new bike. I found fixing bolt cap as it had broken off. Rest of bolt still in axle. This was a new Shimano 105 crankset on a new Orbea...
03-03-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By Pridedog

+1 I have followed this rule of thumb 7 days per...

+1 I have followed this rule of thumb 7 days per tire for over 220,000 miles. Do the tires lose some air over 7 days, yes, does it negatively affect their performance, not in my experience. Road bike...
02-07-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,315
Posted By Pridedog

Up until recently I would have classified my self...

Up until recently I would have classified my self as a traditionalist. I own many fine road bikes and love the enjoyment I get from pedaling my way around the countryside and the enjoyment it gave...
10-17-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,766
Posted By Pridedog

The only thing better than riding with your kids,...

The only thing better than riding with your kids, is riding with your grandkids. When I retired I moved close to one of my sons so we could be part of grandkids life. Side benefit is being able to...
10-04-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,408
Posted By Pridedog

New pair of shoes.

Once on vacation I returned to my car at a county park after a ride. Put a new pair of Sidi shoes on bumper for safe keeping while I loaded bike into car and changed into street shoes. The next...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,638
Posted By Pridedog

Motor bikes or being a tool to allow me to ride

I am against them as they are "motor" bikes, whether it is electric or gas powered. However, as I approach 70 and trying to recover from hip replacement and lumbar spinal fusion of 3 vertebrae in the...
07-10-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By Pridedog

Just bought a set of 160 mm Origin 8 cranks from...

Just bought a set of 160 mm Origin 8 cranks from Amazon for my grandson for $50. They are available on Ebay as others have said. Just do a search for 160mm Crankarms.
06-25-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,170
Posted By Pridedog

Spinal fusion of 3 vertebrae in lower back in...

Spinal fusion of 3 vertebrae in lower back in May. After 7 weeks I rode trike for 2 miles yesterday. It is a start.
10-22-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,445
Posted By Pridedog

Right hip replaced

I am 68 and had my hip replacement 14 months ago. First ride was 6 weeks after surgery for 2 miles on flat ground using a trike. Took a few rides to get up courage to try 2 wheeler. Have had some...
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