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05-05-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By MarkMCO

A big yes on being out-of-shape. Taking baby...

A big yes on being out-of-shape. Taking baby steps. And yes, I am having a blast while hopefully getting in better shape.

I made a few small tweaks to the Newsboy over the last few days. The...
Forum: Introductions
05-03-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MarkMCO

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Southeast
05-03-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By MarkMCO

West Central Florida trails

Older guy, getting back into biking after many years. Recently moved to Lakeland FL near Tampa. Looking for some nearby short (or non challenging) trails to ride.

Any suggestions are...
05-03-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By MarkMCO

Adding 3-Speed to Worksman

Hello,
Newbie here, breaking in a Worksman Newsboy. Short, flat runs on blacktop until I get into better shape.

Thinking I want a 3-speed now. The local shop has quite a backlog for an install....
05-03-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By MarkMCO

Just bought the Ascher Ultra bright front light...

Just bought the Ascher Ultra bright front light and rear. Currently, $20 on Amazon.

I am new to biking but pretty picky about lighting. Very impressed with the beam pattern of the LED, low,...
05-02-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By MarkMCO

Excellent information. I probably should have...

Excellent information. I probably should have ordered with the Shimano 3 speed but overall, very happy to be getting out there again. I am terribly out of shape and work from home. No family or...
05-01-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By MarkMCO

That makes sense with the chain. Just did my...

That makes sense with the chain. Just did my first ride in almost 30 years!

Seat is better but still moves. Might need a different clamp?

Think I could benefit from a few extra gears. Feels...
05-01-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By MarkMCO

Thank you for that! I picked it up and the front...

Thank you for that! I picked it up and the front wheel was almost locked. The front drum brake was partially activated. I adjusted it and now front wheel rolls freely. Found light machine oil and put...
05-01-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By MarkMCO

It is a single speed. Thought a single would be...

It is a single speed. Thought a single would be fine since it’s Florida and everything I will ride is flat, but maybe a 3 speed would be better.

But, I think something is wrong. Just rolling...
05-01-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By MarkMCO

Old newbie, first ride, need help

Hello,
57 year old guy here. Haven’t rode in almost 30 years. Both big and tall at 6’3” and 340. Just bought a Worksman newsboy for riding around a flat, paved 1/4 oval. Shouldn’t be a difficult...
Forum: Introductions
04-26-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By MarkMCO

Greetings from Florida!

Hello!
55+ guy here ...both big and tall. Used to ride all day, but that was a long time ago. For now, just going to cruise a few laps around the park until I am in better shape.

Ordered a...
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