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06-08-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,217
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Posted By 2 wheeler

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f44/barryk52/Rei...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f44/barryk52/Reign%20Klick%20Trail%20006_zpswpj4fjgc.jpg

New to me 2008 Giant Reign 1. Perfect for the rocky, rough local terrain. I went from a rigid 90's...
03-24-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

Looking at the weather forecast, it looks like...

Looking at the weather forecast, it looks like today is going to be the last good day through the end of the month. There's rain and lower temps in the forecast everyday for a week. So, I decided to...
03-23-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

I had another short ride today, 17.1 miles. ...

I had another short ride today, 17.1 miles.

Goal: 175 miles
MTD: 169.3 miles
03-18-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

It was a good day to get out for a ride, sunny,...

It was a good day to get out for a ride, sunny, but a bit on the windy side. Rode a short 17.1 mile ride.

Goal: 175 miles
MTD: 152.2 miles
03-16-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

It was another nice day, last one before the...

It was another nice day, last one before the weather gets nasty tonight. I did a completely different ride today, 21.4 miles.

Goal: 175 miles
MTD: 135.1 miles
03-15-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

It was a really nice day to get out for a ride. I...

It was a really nice day to get out for a ride. I covered 26.4 miles along the Klickitat River; spectacular!
...
03-13-14, 04:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

Had a nice 22.5 mile ride today on the road, not...

Had a nice 22.5 mile ride today on the road, not in the basement. :thumb:

Goal: 175 miles
MTD: 87.3 miles
03-07-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2 wheeler

Good for you! New bikes are a lot of fun. ...

Good for you! New bikes are a lot of fun.

The LBS is right, it IS HUGE!!
03-07-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

It turned out to be nice today; 60*F and sunny,...

It turned out to be nice today; 60*F and sunny, so I took a ride. I enjoyed all 23.5 miles.

Goal: 175 miles
MTD: 64.8 miles
03-04-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

The weather straightened out, it warmed up and I...

The weather straightened out, it warmed up and I went for a nice ride on the road. I got in 15.3 miles. It was really fun to get out and see the sights; it's REALLY pretty around where I live. I...
03-04-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

I count my roller miles. Riding rollers can be...

I count my roller miles. Riding rollers can be fun, but it's not nearly as much fun as riding outdoors, and because of the non-fun aspect as the miles pile up, they should count, IMO.
03-03-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

Today's stage in the Tour de Basement was a short...

Today's stage in the Tour de Basement was a short 12 miles. I really want to get out and ride outside for a change.

Goal: 175 miles
MTD: 26 miles
03-02-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

I'm going for 175 miles this month. That's down a...

I'm going for 175 miles this month. That's down a little from previous months, but with the weather pattern I'm seeing (wet, chilly) and from my recently acquired case of RRF (roller riding fatigue),...
03-01-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,157
Posted By 2 wheeler

100+ Mile Club! It's time to do some March Miles! Join the FUN!

It's time to get off the couch and on to the bike! The weather is going to get better for a lot of us, so let's get out and improve our fitness. Set a goal and show your progress; a goal will...
02-28-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

I got my last ride in this month, 16.56 miles,...

I got my last ride in this month, 16.56 miles, outdoors again. The weather is about to get cold/wet/snowy, so it will be Tour de Basement for the next few days to maybe a week. Ug.

Goal for Feb....
02-25-14, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,428
Posted By 2 wheeler

I've paid a LOT more for bikes that didn't have a...

I've paid a LOT more for bikes that didn't have a kickstand....


;)
02-25-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By 2 wheeler

Yep, that would qualify as a climb. What an...

Yep, that would qualify as a climb. What an accomplishment for you! :thumb:
02-25-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

Inclement weather (ugly and cold) forced me to...

Inclement weather (ugly and cold) forced me to ride another grueling stage in the Tour de Basement this afternoon. The stage was 14 miles, mostly flat. :)

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 186.26 miles
02-23-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By 2 wheeler

Take some "vitamin I" (ibuprofen) as a...

Take some "vitamin I" (ibuprofen) as a precaution, to reduce inflammation.
02-23-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

Wow, I got my first road ride today in over a...

Wow, I got my first road ride today in over a month. The temps got over 50*F, there's no salt on the road and the wind wasn't too bad.

Did 25.26 miles with some good climbs. What a difference from...
02-21-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

Today I rode another grueling stage in the Tour...

Today I rode another grueling stage in the Tour de Basement covering a distance of 15 miles! Another epic ride! ;)

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 147 miles
02-19-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

I did 14 grueling miles in the Tour de Basement...

I did 14 grueling miles in the Tour de Basement today. "Journey to the Center of the Earth" was on the Fox Movie Channel, so I was appropriately entertained. :) Gotta love those lizards with all the...
02-17-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

I never saw the Animal House movie, just random...

I never saw the Animal House movie, just random clips from it from time to time, like "TOGA!", "you're a P_I_G pig!", "I'm a pimple" etc.

I'm old enough to get "senile citizen" discounts...
02-16-14, 11:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

2 wheeler scratches his head and wonders, "humor...

2 wheeler scratches his head and wonders, "humor or seeing if anyone reads our posts or...?". I noticed, regardless of the motivation. ;)

Hope you do well after surgery. Doctors can be wrong and...
02-16-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By 2 wheeler

I'm impressed. I have only riding a fixie...

I'm impressed.

I have only riding a fixie once, at Texas World Speedway in 1973. And it wasn't for anything even close to 106 miles!

Congrats on an epic ride.
02-16-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

It was a sweaty, tiring stage in the Tour de...

It was a sweaty, tiring stage in the Tour de Basement again today. 13 miles of TV and songs on the MP3 player, all the while demolishing the imaginary competition! ;)

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 118...
02-15-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

I rode another grueling stage in the Tour de...

I rode another grueling stage in the Tour de Basement, 12 thrill filled miles.

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 105 miles
02-14-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By 2 wheeler

Cool story and good tips. I would love to do a...

Cool story and good tips. I would love to do a ride like the Tour de Palm Springs!
02-14-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

Another stage in the Tour de Basement for me, 14...

Another stage in the Tour de Basement for me, 14 miles.

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 93 miles
02-11-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

Today's Tour de Basement consisted of 12 miles on...

Today's Tour de Basement consisted of 12 miles on the rollers! :lol:

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 79 miles
02-10-14, 09:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

Too much snow shoveling for the last three days...

Too much snow shoveling for the last three days has about kicked my butt. I did get in 14 miles on the rollers today and that's ALL I could do. There's no snow in the long range forecast, but it will...
02-07-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

I took some time out from my snow shoveling to...

I took some time out from my snow shoveling to ride 15 miles on the rollers. It's kinda like cross-training. :lol:

There was nothing worthwhile on TV, so I watched The Weather Channel!! :eek:
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02-06-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By 2 wheeler

My non-medical-expert-advice would be to spin the...

My non-medical-expert-advice would be to spin the cranks while using very little force on the pedals, ie take it easy on the legs/ankles/feet. Build your strength and endurance slowly.

Disclaimer:...
02-06-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

It's snowing like crazy here east of the Cascades...

It's snowing like crazy here east of the Cascades in Washington. There's been about 3" of snow fall in the last 5 hours.

It's a great opportunity for some more time on the ROLLERS!!! :lol: I...
02-04-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By 2 wheeler

It would be a good idea to supply a link for this...

It would be a good idea to supply a link for this guy.
02-04-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

It's snowing outside, so it was a good time to...

It's snowing outside, so it was a good time to ride the rollers, once again. 14 miles of fun filled riding. I got to watch some of the Scorpion King on TV while riding, that was pretty neat.

Goal:...
02-02-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

I'm going to try for 200 miles this month. I just...

I'm going to try for 200 miles this month. I just rode 10 miles on the rollers down in the basement. :thumb:

Goal: 200 miles
MTD: 10 miles
02-02-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By 2 wheeler

100+ Mile Club! It's time to do some February Miles! Join the "FUN"!

February 100+ Mile Club!!

It's still winter for most of us, but there are ways to keep "biking fit" with a little dedication and effort. Miles on a trainer, rollers and even an outdoor ride, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19,064
Views: 3,922,521
Posted By 2 wheeler

I got 4 Power Gels for a dollar at Grocery Outlet...

I got 4 Power Gels for a dollar at Grocery Outlet (PNW chain of grocery stores).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By 2 wheeler

Something doesn't sound right. How much rubber is...

Something doesn't sound right. How much rubber is on the rollers?

Could there be an alignment issue with your bike or dishing problem with the rear wheel? Are the tires inflated to the same...
01-24-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,974
Posted By 2 wheeler

Your posterior will toughen up and get...

Your posterior will toughen up and get acclimated, but it takes time. It will get better, I promise! ;)
Forum: Introductions
01-24-14, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By 2 wheeler

Welcome to Bike Forums! You'll find lots of...

Welcome to Bike Forums!

You'll find lots of help here. You might want to check out the Clydesdales & Athenas section for assistance, (I have no idea if you "qualify" or not, but it's the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 32,432
Posted By 2 wheeler

I think that this is a 2005 model Allez Epic...

I think that this is a 2005 model Allez Epic Triple. I've changed out the seat, stem and handlebars since this picture was taken. The triple crankset comes in handy on the long, steep climbs in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,559
Posted By 2 wheeler

When I was young, my mom used to tie a pork chop...

When I was young, my mom used to tie a pork chop around my neck to get the dog to play with me.

Maybe you could try something like that.





:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19,064
Views: 3,922,521
Posted By 2 wheeler

I went to Goodwill and picked up a new, never...

I went to Goodwill and picked up a new, never used, Craft short sleeve jersey for......................................... $2.99!!!!!
01-23-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,145
Posted By 2 wheeler

It just won't get over 34*F here and it's been...

It just won't get over 34*F here and it's been very cloudy and foggy for over 8 days. Not very good weather for cycling. So, I did another 15 miles on the rollers today.

Goal: 250 miles
MTD: 155...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,944
Posted By 2 wheeler

Take it easy, Fred. We're pulling for you and...

Take it easy, Fred. We're pulling for you and want for you to get back on the bike when you're 100% well.
01-21-14, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,005
Posted By 2 wheeler

If you don't currently use a mirror, now would be...

If you don't currently use a mirror, now would be a good time to start, if you proceed with riding the interstate.
01-21-14, 10:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,646
Posted By 2 wheeler

Take the recovery/building of strength and...

Take the recovery/building of strength and stamina easy. It will come with time.

Thanks for the update!
01-21-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,145
Posted By 2 wheeler

14 miles on the rollers today. Goal: 250...

14 miles on the rollers today.

Goal: 250 miles
MTD: 140 miles
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