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12-25-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By up on two

I replaced my Cypress wheel with my first stop at...

I replaced my Cypress wheel with my first stop at the LBS. They had an equal complete wheel in stock, $40. I was happy and I'm sure you can buy it cheaper online but try to support your LBS. Carrying...
12-25-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,672
Posted By up on two

I run into horses all the time and they usually...

I run into horses all the time and they usually know I'm coming but when I see no signs of acknowledging my presence, a few shouts wakes them up and I get a smile, friendly wave and thank you most of...
12-10-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By up on two

You made a nice score for only $300 each. I hope...

You made a nice score for only $300 each. I hope you ride them and not resell.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,093
Posted By up on two

I would get the 56 cm and be ready to get a...

I would get the 56 cm and be ready to get a longer stem or something else to make the bike a bit roomy if it feels cramped or tight.
11-26-16, 07:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,915
Posted By up on two

I run a rear blinking white/red LED light mounted...

I run a rear blinking white/red LED light mounted on the seat post. Recharges via USB port and last well over a month of riding. Most of my fellow road riders do not run any lighting and I don't say...
11-20-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,560
Posted By up on two

Not just this stuff, any stuff!

Not just this stuff, any stuff!
11-20-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,237
Posted By up on two

I'm sorry, but I don't think that you did. The...

I'm sorry, but I don't think that you did. The same people that post "do a search" should also realize that they don't have to read threads that they have no interest in, find repetitive or whatever....
Forum: Introductions
11-20-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By up on two

Welcome to our forums.

Welcome to our forums.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By up on two

I am an avid mtb rider and love the dropper seat...

I am an avid mtb rider and love the dropper seat when riding the steep descents but just can't imagine needing one on a road bike.
Maybe that's because I don't ride road bikes that much but seems...
11-10-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,170
Posted By up on two

Strava is a free app and worth every cent. If a...

Strava is a free app and worth every cent. If a higher degree of accuracy is needed, buy whatever item you can afford to provide that information to you. In this case, a power meter.

I like Strava...
11-10-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,935
Posted By up on two

Alzheimer disease? I mean, really, someone asked...

Alzheimer disease? I mean, really, someone asked a question and I politely answered it. How you can possibly have enough of an issue with that to post a protest defies logic.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,641
Posted By up on two

I wonder why this stem concept hasn't been used...

I wonder why this stem concept hasn't been used in mtb riding? I'm thinking some perception of "disconnect" from what the hands feel and the eyes see as a possible issue. For anyone that has ever...
11-07-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,935
Posted By up on two

I speed walk in the morning and evening, twice a...

I speed walk in the morning and evening, twice a day and usually with the dog going with me. Why twice, they say (whoever "they" are, lol) that a brisk 20 minute walk will bump up your metabolism for...
11-04-16, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By up on two

Nervous twitch?

Nervous twitch?
11-04-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,383
Posted By up on two

Some reading comprehension classes would serve...

Some reading comprehension classes would serve you well because I said in an earlier post that "I prefer" to ride trails but I do have a road bike too and know how to use it. I log about 3,000 miles...
11-03-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,458
Posted By up on two

I think that I would rather get stung by a bee...

I think that I would rather get stung by a bee than swallow a bug...
11-03-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,383
Posted By up on two

I got an e mail that someone quoted me, woohoo!...

I got an e mail that someone quoted me, woohoo! So, we all have opinions and don't agree on this, what a great country we live in where people can have discussions and never agree.

I'll stand by...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,682
Posted By up on two

I've bonked a few times on the trails and a...

I've bonked a few times on the trails and a couple of them had me confused at the time but the common denominator each time was that I didn't eat properly, or at all before the ride.

With all the...
11-02-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,383
Posted By up on two

This is the reason why I prefer riding trails...

This is the reason why I prefer riding trails over roads but this woman seems to have a death wish. While she might be legal to ride the center of the right lane, that doesn't mean she should. She is...
11-02-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,858
Posted By up on two

Whatever helmet you buy, take a few minutes to...

Whatever helmet you buy, take a few minutes to properly adjust the fit to your head. That single action will make more of a difference in a crash that the brand of helmet you buy!
11-02-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,935
Posted By up on two

While I am not a "fat" guy, I do need to watch my...

While I am not a "fat" guy, I do need to watch my eating habits. Some things that I do to maintain my weight is:
drink lots of water
put less on your plate
exercise for at least 20 minutes at a...
Forum: Introductions
11-02-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By up on two

Welcome and when asking questions, don't ask...

Welcome and when asking questions, don't ask "which is the best..." LOL
11-02-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By up on two

That must have been some crash, glad that you...

That must have been some crash, glad that you survived and shared with us.

The "best" of anything is always speculative but with regards to helmets, a proper fitting and used helmet will be much...
10-14-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By up on two

If you saw his girl, you would say that this was...

If you saw his girl, you would say that this was the case, and I hope that is what his problem is, too much lovin' and not enough protein. She is a cutie pie and he is, um well..... one of us, lol
10-14-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,935
Posted By up on two

I use a simple tonic of apple cider vinegar with...

I use a simple tonic of apple cider vinegar with honey and lemon whenever I need to trim a little weight.
Green tea and cinnamon works good too. Keeps the appetite under control while boosting your...
10-14-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By up on two

I like this trend of holding politicians and...

I like this trend of holding politicians and police officers accountable when they cross the line. I don't mean the accident part of this story, I mean the falsified report.
Here is NYS, there has...
10-14-16, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By up on two

A guy that rides with us sometimes used to be a...

A guy that rides with us sometimes used to be a very strong rider (mtb's). Last year, he met a woman and she was a strict vegan, so naturally, he jumped on the bandwagon. With no other changes to his...
10-14-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By up on two

Those little guys were hard to see and easily hit...

Those little guys were hard to see and easily hit if you didn't know that they might be there. Hitting one on a bike is dangerous and someone could get hurt.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By up on two

You have to wonder how many times did they get it...

You have to wonder how many times did they get it wrong before they got it right!
Yeah, my body aches just watching, call it "phantom pains", for the impending doom that would happen tome if I...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By up on two

He sure has some skills on a bike. Didn't he...

He sure has some skills on a bike. Didn't he recently get hurt? I wonder if this new video is after he healed up, either way, he does some great stunt riding. I would be in a full body cast just for...
Forum: Touring
10-13-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By up on two

As a mtb rider, I know there is a difference...

As a mtb rider, I know there is a difference between tires widths and diameters, some are good and some are not. Every rider needs to evaluate their needs, gains, losses and expectations.

On a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,887
Posted By up on two

I would think besides moving the additional...

I would think besides moving the additional weight of a mtb, there is also the pedaling efficiency loss due to rear suspension compression, therefore requiring more effort to go the same speed. On a...
10-10-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By up on two

I want to think that they will catch that driver...

I want to think that they will catch that driver because there aren't too many of those cars around. It is an older car with a convertible top, so finding it should be easier than say a silver Camry...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,887
Posted By up on two

I ride mostly Mtb but mix in a little road rides...

I ride mostly Mtb but mix in a little road rides to break it up a bit. I will say that a strong Mtber will be strong at road rides too but not so much the other way around. Not because of fitness,...
10-10-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,935
Posted By up on two

If it is affordable and taste good, it is likely...

If it is affordable and taste good, it is likely crap food. :roflmao2:
10-07-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,498
Posted By up on two

I said "some people", because there are always...

I said "some people", because there are always exceptions like you noted. Good job on finding the bargains out there. :thumb:
10-04-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,762
Posted By up on two

For anyone questioning the competence of their...

For anyone questioning the competence of their bike lock, just leave it locked in a very public place for a few days. If upon your return, the bike is still there, you have a good lock.

Post your...
10-04-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,498
Posted By up on two

I can't believe this thread is still alive. Some...

I can't believe this thread is still alive. Some people buy new cars because they can afford to, other buy used cars because that is all that they can afford. Others commute on a quality bike while...
10-04-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,197
Posted By up on two

A visibly clean chain can still be dirty. If the...

A visibly clean chain can still be dirty. If the interior links and pins have grit in them, lubing the chain can accelerate wear by keeping the grit inside and letting it act as a file to your chain....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,833
Posted By up on two

You can never discount the humanity that is out...

You can never discount the humanity that is out there, just as you can not depend on it. All you can do is be grateful, say thank you and pay it forward.
10-04-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By up on two

5mm is a lot to be off and easy enough to fix. ...

5mm is a lot to be off and easy enough to fix.

I'm glad that you have it all sorted out and working properly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,307
Posted By up on two

I was completely happy with my bike when I bought...

I was completely happy with my bike when I bought it. As I evolved as a rider, I modified or swapped out parts as needed so my bike adapted with me.

No matter what you think is the perfect bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,733
Posted By up on two

Friendly waves are hardly a "pass up", esp when...

Friendly waves are hardly a "pass up", esp when they are accompanied with a sincere smile.
09-30-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,444
Posted By up on two

If you have to ask "how much does it cost", you...

If you have to ask "how much does it cost", you probably can't afford it, lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,733
Posted By up on two

This is why I like mtb riding, everyone waves. If...

This is why I like mtb riding, everyone waves. If you are found trail side and not moving, people ask if you are okay.
If you have a flat, or other mechanical, they stop and help. That is better...
09-29-16, 06:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,121
Posted By up on two

I find it amusing that people complain about the...

I find it amusing that people complain about the price of things like chain lube. A probably overlube my chains on every application and apply too often also and yet, a bottle of lube (about $10)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,437
Posted By up on two

I love Strava but only use it to track my rides...

I love Strava but only use it to track my rides and performance for myself. I follow very few people even though many follow me.
I like that it tracks my rides and the details of them but I am not...
09-28-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By up on two

They paved the shoulder on Rt 299 and I hope that...

They paved the shoulder on Rt 299 and I hope that it makes riding on the road safer for both cyclist and motorist.
This is why I Mtb, no cars! Even as an enthusiast, I get a little impatient...
09-28-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,511
Posted By up on two

To the OP, this is not a good idea..... move on...

To the OP, this is not a good idea..... move on to something else before someone gets hurt.
09-28-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By up on two

Bob, welcome back to cycling and our forums. I'm...

Bob, welcome back to cycling and our forums. I'm glad you got the fenders sorted out, they are worth the price when you get a little rain.
BTW, nice bike, I like the Giant Cypress DX and have...
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