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11-17-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By bogydave

Rode 22 mi again today, 90° Took extra water to...

Rode 22 mi again today, 90°
Took extra water to dump over my head, felt
better, sweating more as I acclimate to the desert.
10 mph wind was helpful a few times.
In the full sun the whole time,...
11-12-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By bogydave

Back in SoCal , Palm Springs area

Alaska was 10° to 15° above normal temps
most of the sunny. (& Still )
The desert here is 12°above norm now too, 90°s.
to be 88° today , so took off for a short ride.
Got to 89° by the time I got...
10-26-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By bogydave

1000 + miles ... Congrats Bet you feel...

1000 + miles ... Congrats
Bet you feel healthier too
Keep it going . :)
10-26-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,497
Posted By bogydave

congrats We need first ride debriefing & we...

congrats
We need first ride debriefing
&
we really need a picture
:D
10-04-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,465
Posted By bogydave

+1, but First, “a man needs to find his...

+1,
but First,
“a man needs to find his limitations “
then
as we get older
use the wisdom gained
for good
”risk assessment “
09-09-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,113
Posted By bogydave

Looks like One of the best rides in the world. ...

Looks like
One of the best rides in the world.
Crater lake rim ride is top ride on my to do list .

:thumb:
09-09-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By bogydave

“Just a nice ride” :thumb: May they all be...

“Just a nice ride”
:thumb:
May they all be that good.
09-01-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,665
Posted By bogydave

69 & riding.... Be proud to be out there in...

69 & riding....
Be proud to be out there in tights riding thru town
:)
07-31-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By bogydave

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb:
:thumb:
07-27-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,099
Posted By bogydave

Well , predictable it is. Have a timed race...

Well , predictable it is.
Have a timed race when finish is stated
when predictable winner is in the lead .
Kinda “predictable”
:foo:
07-26-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,272
Posted By bogydave

+1

+1
07-21-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

Thanks Yea, 1980 rod, wore out the first...

Thanks
Yea, 1980 rod, wore out the first Medalist,
New Medalist only about 50 or so salmon. (with 60LB mono, not fly line)
07-21-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,106
Posted By bogydave

IMO, Yes Upgrades help ... Faster engineered...

IMO, Yes
Upgrades help ...
Faster engineered bikes are faster, ... +++.... with you knowing you have a faster bike.
(Physical & mental )
&
Lots of Seat time (Age a factor too)
07-15-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,099
Posted By bogydave

well maybe But CMR might need to be in the...

well maybe
But
CMR might need to be in the formula too
(Chemically Modified Riders)

Still fun to watch (the recording)
strategies, race events, amazing speeds,
analysis, predictions ,
so...
07-07-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,538
Posted By bogydave

USA riders

Only 4 US riders this year
&
No Taylor Phinney
...
Ben King
Chad Haga
TJ van Garderen
Joey Rosskopf
06-21-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

:) What needed for a fishing bike? rack, rod...

:)
What needed for a fishing bike?
rack, rod holder .....???
06-21-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

Built a crude trailer

. Hauled in fishing gear, cooler, & bag of ice
Added 8 sockeyes (7lb avg)
& back out...
06-21-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

Yes All 5 Species

Yes
All 5 Species
06-19-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By bogydave

It works

Gonna need a test
But it works ok
rode around a bit,
turns ok
tracks ok
need to watch the load balance
Just a little tongue weight, too much flips to bike.
:)...
06-18-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By bogydave

Homemade one ?

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_ecd8a8aab66a08b91483de707e3d218181e1961b.jpg
have an old canoe trailer.
Trying to modify
how long of a tongue?
06-18-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By bogydave

Bike shop here had CohoXC $449 Like the kick...

Bike shop here had CohoXC $449
Like the kick stand, keeps trailer & bike upright.
way more spendy than in budget.
Shop could order but
Shipping to AK , for flatbed $100
......
sockeyes running...
06-18-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By bogydave

Another one, much lighter ...

Another one, much lighter
https://www.burley.com/product/flatbed/
06-18-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By bogydave

Bike trailer ??

Shopping bike trailers
Need for hauling about 75 lbs fish & gear.
Decent roads, Mostly paved, some gravel sections.

Found this one (lightest I found, 22 lbs) ? :...
06-18-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

FF909, 9 weight. Been a great salmon rod. Yea,...

FF909, 9 weight. Been a great salmon rod.
Yea, be a bit of a drive. LOL :)
06-18-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

After I get to the parking lot 1 mile in, it's ...

After I get to the parking lot 1 mile in, it's
1/4 mile down to the river, down trails/steps,
then I walk up river bank (mostly in the water & around rocks ) to fishing spots.
Hardest part is...
06-18-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,870
Posted By bogydave

Fishing with bike

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1064/c0d9ed29_ac5d_43b9_85c0_c207c782ed1a_0286e6d048097e7d8556cbe54e027fe1df899c23.jpeg
Using my bike to get to river to fish,
Russian...
06-17-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By bogydave

Guru at the bike shop told me to practice...

Guru at the bike shop told me to practice peddling with one foot,
( on easy straight aways)
swap back & forth a few times first few rides to
Build the full circle pedal stroke into muscle...
06-13-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,930
Posted By bogydave

Guys like Froome don’t wreck on recon rides ...

Guys like Froome don’t wreck on recon rides
.....
Maybe ...... justice ..... administered by the
“Cycling gods “. ??? :rolleyes:
05-20-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,441
Posted By bogydave

Max rate 220-age is just a reference. if you’ve...

Max rate 220-age is just a reference.
if you’ve been & are active,
you are probably able to exceed that number
& still feel good!
The “feel good” is the key
....
“use it or loose it” kinda...
05-20-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By bogydave

High of 45° to mid 50°s , = low motivation here. ...

High of 45° to mid 50°s , = low motivation here.
I have a (my weather go to ride) 10 mi MUP loop
that keeps me semi conditioned.
+
Layers means ... cold front , sweaty back, slower speeds.

Did...
05-17-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,621
Posted By bogydave

+1 :thumb:

+1
:thumb:
04-27-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By bogydave

:thumb: :thumb::thumb:

:thumb:
:thumb::thumb:
04-27-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,694
Posted By bogydave

“Life isn’t Right, Wrong or Fair Life is”

“Life isn’t Right, Wrong or Fair
Life is”
04-27-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By bogydave

Some years , even snow birding don’t work. Left...

Some years , even snow birding don’t work.
Left SoCal to come home (AK) to snow.
...
lots of daylight, better weather coming
...
patience, don’t know of any perfect 24/7/365
riding climate.
04-25-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,694
Posted By bogydave

“I’m not as good as I once was. But I’m as good...

“I’m not as good as I once was.
But I’m as good once as I ever was “
04-25-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By bogydave

A miserable ride that felt good

Got a 15 mi ride in.
Low 40°s, 15 wind
but dry
...
Bib tights , ear covers, & 5 upper layers
...
Mtns looking good
...
not fun but felt good (if that makes sense)
:speedy:
04-24-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By bogydave

No fat bike tried studs once. Lots of layers :(...

No fat bike
tried studs once. Lots of layers :(
...
sunny , snow melted from MUPs/roads
45°, 15 mph wind
16 hours of daylight...
gonna try to get a ride
04-23-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,655
Posted By bogydave

For a week Get your avg speed to 11+ for the...

For a week
Get your avg speed to 11+ for the first 10
mi of your ride. Then cruise home.
You can do that no prob :thumb:
then 15 mi at 11+
Soon 11+ will be your avg for 20 mi.

Ride with...
04-23-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By bogydave

Another 3” last night

Forecast to be 18° tonight
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04-22-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,026
Posted By bogydave

Just thinking about riding means you’ll keep...

Just thinking about riding means you’ll keep going.
A little burnout normal....
But go a week or so without a ride,
burnout or not , you want to ride.

No rides thru Winter ...Aaaarg
super...
04-22-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By bogydave

:thumb: Envy from here... no rides in 10 days...

:thumb:
Envy from here...
no rides in 10 days
weather sucs
04-22-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By bogydave

I have 40 years experience knowing April sucks ...

I have 40 years experience knowing April sucks
here.
Past 5 years, much nicer Springs.
That's how long I’ve been riding,
My 1st real sucky Spring since I’ve been riding.
Good to feel the “Need”...
04-22-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By bogydave

No no studded tires either spent $$ on plane...

No
no studded tires either
spent $$ on plane tickets south & back

Having one of the Wettest - snowiest Springs
on record
Just venting, usually have a few hundred
Alaska miles in by now.
04-22-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By bogydave

Weird Spring here... I Need/Want a Ride ...

Weird Spring here...
I Need/Want a Ride
Snows, melts, snows melts......
woke up to this
Snowing, 32° ,...
04-21-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,970
Posted By bogydave

:thumb: Need more Gov’t control only Gov’t...

:thumb:
Need more Gov’t control
only Gov’t smart enough
to spend $10 million on a $1 million project.
04-21-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,970
Posted By bogydave

Have heard that at least 3/4 of the cost for...

Have heard that at least 3/4 of the cost for government projects goes to Fed/State/Local gov..
at least 3 of each: permits, fees, engineering-firms, inspectors, legal depts, research departments,...
04-19-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By bogydave

FYI 30°, more snow :cry: ...

FYI
30°, more snow
:cry:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/e4ada333_85cf_40e7_963d_3a9f43f96d75_ea76d1a9c7645f18c6a48610a0716758b4c95e0b.jpeg
04-18-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By bogydave

: :thumb: 10 million ducks & geese...

:

:thumb:

10 million ducks & geese can’t be wrong ,
they leave before winter :)

Snow birds :thumb:
04-17-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By bogydave

Close , kinda Well we’re still below freezing...

Close , kinda
Well we’re still below freezing at night
Mid to high 20°s.
Lakes & rivers still frozen.
15 hours of sun, now, gaining 5-1/2mins a day
04-17-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By bogydave

First of all what is anyone over the age of 50...

First of all what is anyone over the age of 50 doing living anywhere were it snows?:)
I have no idea :50:

Though this is Not typical,
I usually get some good riding in April thru May, then the...
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