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02-20-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 357
Posted By Gerry221

True. 5 miles from my home and I can ride through...

True. 5 miles from my home and I can ride through the most amazing scenery. Wet, windy and hilly though lol
02-20-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 357
Posted By Gerry221

Anything over 60 miles for me would be an epic...

Anything over 60 miles for me would be an epic ride.
02-17-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gerry221

It is a no name carbon frame from China. I bought...

It is a no name carbon frame from China. I bought it 2nd hand about a year and a half ago for £80. Added full 105 groupset to it and a set of Campag Vento wheels. Runs like a dream. Very, very...
02-13-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gerry221

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01-28-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By Gerry221

As a heavier rider, drop the weight from your...

As a heavier rider, drop the weight from your body. Biggest change you can make on a bike is you.
01-08-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Gerry221

Exactly what I have went for:thumb:

Exactly what I have went for:thumb:
01-07-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Gerry221

Problem solved!! I am getting a Genesis...

Problem solved!!

I am getting a Genesis Gravel bike. Retails at £599.99. So I am happy and my daughter is delighted I am buying a "new" bike.

Thanks for the input.
01-06-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Gerry221

Hi guys... The reailer is TREDZ. I...

Hi guys...

The reailer is TREDZ.

I personally would buy new shoes and some kit. My daughter gave the voucher stating that "You can get yourself a new bike!" as it is always been 2nd hand ones I...
01-06-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Gerry221

Decisions, decisions, decisions.....

Ok guys....looking for a bit of advice.....

My daughter and her partner gave me a £600 voucher for a large online bike retailer for Xmas.

Now, the problem I am faced with is do I buy a new road...
12-20-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By Gerry221

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I am 290lbs and ride an older no name Chinese full...
12-05-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By Gerry221

I am 53, 290lbs. Took up cycling a couple of...

I am 53, 290lbs. Took up cycling a couple of years back. I did my metric century last year, managed it quite well. Before, I was doing 30 and 40 mile rides. If you can do that, you will do 62. Its...
10-14-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,697
Posted By Gerry221

Thank you... It was with 3 other friends. I...

Thank you...

It was with 3 other friends. I am not too sure how I would feel doing it solo......need to think on that.

thank you for kind words.....
10-02-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,697
Posted By Gerry221

Thanks guys....means a lot to hear all the...

Thanks guys....means a lot to hear all the positives.

I started out about 3 years ago, doing 2 mil rides on a 2nd hand Giant hybrid - that was too small, but I had no idea it was. Built up slowly....
08-28-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 549,197
Posted By Gerry221

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Giant TCR........
08-27-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

Im at the back in black. My buddy Hazel in front....

Im at the back in black. My buddy Hazel in front. This is the day we did our first century.
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08-27-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,697
Posted By Gerry221

My first century!

Not bad for a 53 year old, 310lb guy.

Very...
07-25-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,391
Posted By Gerry221

Always and only ever, water.

Always and only ever, water.
07-16-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,304
Posted By Gerry221

Inspirational, is what you are! It's easy to...

Inspirational, is what you are!

It's easy to sit and do nothing. Very easy...

Chapeau!!!
07-09-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Gerry221

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Is this what a mojo looks like?:)
07-09-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Gerry221

Thanks guys.... Opened up to my cycling...

Thanks guys....

Opened up to my cycling buddies. Told them the truth...basicall its a mood thing. Feel low.....

Anyway, they were brilliant. Going to help me get back in the saddle.

Isnt the...
07-08-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Gerry221

Mojo lost, weight gained....

Looking for some advice....

About 10 months ago, I came off my bike - didnt seem too serious at the time. Came down on my right knee. Got back up, finished ride. After about an hour of being home,...
07-03-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Gerry221

Brake bolt issue

Bought a 2nd hand Specialized Allez frame the other day. Don't think the guy had washed it since he bought it years ago. Anyway, stripped it yesterday - brakes, cables, crankset, derailleurs. Cleaned...
06-28-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

To be fair, he does look pleased with him/herself!

To be fair, he does look pleased with him/herself!
06-26-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

A few pics from a 62 mile ride on Sunday. Was...

A few pics from a 62 mile ride on Sunday. Was brilliant!...
05-31-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,961
Posted By Gerry221

Type 2 sufferer here.... My diabetes is...

Type 2 sufferer here....

My diabetes is controlled by food.....just.

If I am careful about what and how I eat, I get away with not using and insulin.

What I have noticed is, that what I eat...
05-13-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

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05-13-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 549,197
Posted By Gerry221

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05-13-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Gerry221

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This is the bike now.

The seller was a poor soul, down on his luck. He used it to go...
05-10-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Gerry221

Latest bargain, what you think?

Picked this up for £50 last night.

It was in a bit of state. Thick with oil. Electrical tape instead of bar tape. Gear indexing all out. Wheels needing serviced and trued. 105 groupset. 105...
05-10-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,391
Posted By Gerry221

Amazing, buddy! Logged in to see if you had...

Amazing, buddy!

Logged in to see if you had updated us all.

Proud of you bud.
05-08-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,391
Posted By Gerry221

Fantastic! I started off going 2...

Fantastic!

I started off going 2 miles....then thought I might need a taxi home!

Brilliat, inspirational story......keep the legs spinning buddy!
05-07-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

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05-06-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,051
Posted By Gerry221

Shocking story. What kind of person leaves...

Shocking story. What kind of person leaves another human being at the side of the road? Especially after hitting them!


Unfortunately, this is symptomatic of "motorists" viewing cyclist as less...
04-25-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

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04-25-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By Gerry221

My 15 minutes of fame...

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/wishaw-man-hoping-inspire-pals-14462355

Looking forward to the run this year. hopefully be my first century!

I have done 100 km.....now want 100...
04-15-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,330
Posted By Gerry221

Me :roflmao2:

Me :roflmao2:
04-15-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,546
Posted By Gerry221

Wind above 16 or 17mph, I tend to just jump on...

Wind above 16 or 17mph, I tend to just jump on MTB. Use the tress as shelter.

I'm a big guy, so I act like a sail in the wind!!!
03-07-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By Gerry221

Yeah....aluminium frame/carbon forks. It is...

Yeah....aluminium frame/carbon forks. It is pretty light.

Weigh a tonne once I put winter wheels, muddies, lights.....and more lights, on it!
03-07-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By Gerry221

New frame....

Picked this up last night for £25 - approx $33USD.

Going to build it up as my winter bike for next winter.

Don't know a huge amount about Ambrosio bikes. I have a set of Ambrosio wheels, which...
02-27-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,127
Posted By Gerry221

My Bianchi MTB and my daughters Orbea at the...

My Bianchi MTB and my daughters Orbea at the nature reserve near where I live.......
02-26-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By Gerry221

Like the OP, I too never used to eat much in the...

Like the OP, I too never used to eat much in the way of fruit or veg. What I do now, is I make a shake every morning. Put fruit and the odd bit of veg in a blender with Almond milk and a handful of...
11-27-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Gerry221

No, its 10 speed. Would that work?

No, its 10 speed.

Would that work?
11-26-18, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Gerry221

Campagnolo Vento Reaction

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Hi, I have just came in to possesion of a pair of these...
10-22-18, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 463,851
Posted By Gerry221

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10-22-18, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By Gerry221

I am a larger gent too. I have used both. To be...

I am a larger gent too. I have used both. To be honest, not really noticed much of a difference.

If I was pushed, I would say I prefer rim brakes. Much easier to maintain. It's mainly road I ride...
10-16-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Gerry221

Wow.....

Wow.....
10-15-18, 03:18 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 14,508
Posted By Gerry221

Who cares what speed you go.... Fast,...

Who cares what speed you go....

Fast, slow.....it doesnt matter. what matters is that you are out.

I am not fast at all. I have other cyclists pass me and I pass others.....as I/they pass, we...
10-10-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,485
Views: 2,273,439
Posted By Gerry221

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My Giant Escape 3. Love it. Great to...
10-10-18, 04:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,956
Posted By Gerry221

Nope, and would not care if someone did. ...

Nope, and would not care if someone did.

They are my bikes, and I love them. It is what I can afford. Suits me. Perfect.Didnt buy them for other people.
09-18-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 14,508
Posted By Gerry221

I only have one pace.... Slow, I guess.

I only have one pace....

Slow, I guess.
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