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11-04-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,546
Posted By westsam

Moose Mitts has my vote ...

Moose Mitts has my vote
http://www.trails-edge.com/retail/te_shirts/amfbikemits.htm
10-28-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By westsam

Selle Royal Respiro Pro

cant handle a brooks 73 tooooo much pain. looking at a Selle Royal Respiro Pro. have any you guys tried this saddle.
also taking bids on my brooks 73 have had it since august
10-28-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,218
Posted By westsam

[QUOTE=jiminos;7745113]westsam, you did not...

[QUOTE=jiminos;7745113]westsam, you did not mention your efforts with the positioning of the saddle itself with regard to height and tilt (nose up, nose down). as Richard pointed out, your butt is...
10-27-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,218
Posted By westsam

I wear Pearl izumi padded shorts under workout...

I wear Pearl izumi padded shorts under workout pants. i commute to the YMCA every day except Sunday and work out ride again after lunch. no seams that i think would bother me.
10-27-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,218
Posted By westsam

sorry about that. i am 73 plus, been riding for...

sorry about that. i am 73 plus, been riding for about six years. second bike. first one was one of those auto shift things. the one i have is a trek 7200 had about 3 years and i like it real well. i...
10-25-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,218
Posted By westsam

Will my butt ever toughen to my brooks 73

Been riding the 73 for 3 months now and i have to Literally quit after 12 miles. tried all kinds of adjustments seems that nothing helps. would being 74 make that much difference?
any ideas would...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,467
Posted By westsam

U-CANT GO WRONG WITH MOOSE MITTS ...

U-CANT GO WRONG WITH MOOSE MITTS
http://www.trails-edge.com/onlinecatalog.htm
09-26-08, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By westsam

Dinotte 400L dual Headlight

You guys that are really in the know is the Dinotte 400L dual Headlight worth the big bucks that you have to pay for it. Almost every thing I buy these days is off the Internet including bike...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By westsam

Driver thought I was a Cop and stopped

It happened early this morning [very dark]. Two way stop. I saw a car coming but had plenty time to stop. stopped and proceeded on and the lady in her car failed to stop and turned in front of me....
Forum: Commuting
09-19-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By westsam

Moose Mitt

has anyone tried the Moose Mitts? I just ordered a pair forgetting that I have a mirror installed on the end of handlebar. Can the Moose Mitts be modified or a hole cut in it so i can go ahead and...
09-19-08, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 485
Posted By westsam

Keeping your feet warm

whats the secrete to keeping your feet warm in temps below freezing?
thanks for the help
Forum: Commuting
09-09-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,929
Posted By westsam

CCrew I am 73 1/2, Type 2 diabetic, take no...

CCrew I am 73 1/2, Type 2 diabetic, take no medication, and ride 80 miles a week [7days], work out at the YMCA 5days a week [lift weights, swim, ride stationary bike and other machines]. I would say...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,603
Posted By westsam

Guaranteed warm gloves

someone please recommend some Guaranteed warm gloves. i have tried a bunch over the years and don't seem to find any that will actually keep my hands warm while riding my bike.
thanks
09-04-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By westsam

Dinotte Tail Light

Dinotte Tail Light is very pricey but would be worth it if it saved my life. Saying that i have several questions for you experts. [1] is this light overrated? [2] are some of these cheaper light...
09-02-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By westsam

I am 73 years old and also a type 2 diabetic and...

I am 73 years old and also a type 2 diabetic and have been for several years. took pills for the first few months after i was diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic. the bottom line is i have been active...
09-02-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,292
Posted By westsam

I absolutely have no problem with the "fenix"...

I absolutely have no problem with the "fenix" flashlight mount. I have both the lockblock and the flashlight mount. the lockblock on my helmet and the flashlight mount on my bars. I have had both for...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By westsam

Thanks guys me and a friend finally figured it...

Thanks guys me and a friend finally figured it out. i don't post pictures but my bike is a Trek and the expansion post top will work with the brooks. I just panicked after spending big bucks for the...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By westsam

Got my new Brooks Saddle

Got my new Brooks Saddle and found out it wont go on my seat post because the post is a suspension post. Dose this mean I will have to buy a new seat post are is there some way to modify the...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By westsam

Brooks 73 Saddle Question

Have any of you tried the Brooks 73 Saddle? If so do the springs really help. I have lower back problems and might have to quit riding and thinking the springs might be the answer. can anyone help...
08-22-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By westsam

Brooks 73 Saddle Question

Sorry I meant for this thread to go on the comuting page
08-22-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By westsam

Brooks 73 Saddle

Have any of you older farts [70and over] ever tried the Brooks 73 Saddle? If so will it help a lower back problem?
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By westsam

Need help

I have a Trek 7200 [Hybrid] the only bike i have owned and the only one I tried out when I bought it. After reading some of you guys threads I feel there are bikes out there that would give me a...
08-20-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By westsam

I have a Trek that is 17.5 [hybrid] and it is...

I have a Trek that is 17.5 [hybrid] and it is measured from the center of the crank hub to the top of the seat post tube. hope this helps
08-19-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By westsam

Retired and Bored

Retired got a lot time on my hands and enjoy reading this forum since i am a bicyclist. With that being said, I would like for you guys to recommend another forum that is as interesting and...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,931,329
Posted By westsam

Retired got a lot time on my hands and enjoy...

Retired got a lot time on my hands and enjoy reading this forum since i am a bicyclist. With that being said, I would for you guys to recommend another forum that is as interesting and informative as...
08-17-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By westsam

Disapointed in recharged batteries

Got my new charger and charged the AA's for the first time. Tried them out this morning and got less than an hour on blinking mode with my Fenix L2D Flashlight. Is this the norm for rechargeables?...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-08, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By westsam

Disapointed in recharged batteries

Got my new charger and charged the AA's for the first time. Tried them out this morning and got less than an hour on blinking mode with my Fenix L2D Flashlight. Is this the norm for rechargeables?...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By westsam

Help with saddle

What is the best saddle for a hybrid bike and riding in an upright position? I have a lot of pain and it seems to be the flesh in the very center of my crouch and not any bone structure. would this...
08-10-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By westsam

Rear-end killing me

haven't been riding very long and i love it and proud of my progress. i am riding up to 15 miles with ease. the only thing is my rear-end. after an hour or so my bottom hurts so i have to give it...
08-10-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By westsam

Help with tail light

all the good bright tail lights that i have researched are instilled on the seat post. carrying a pack on a rack you are not going to see a taillight on the seat post. will some please tell me where...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-08, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By westsam

Help with tail light

all the good bright tail lights that i have researched are instilled on the seat post. carrying a pack on a rack you are not going to see a taillight on the seat post. will some please tell me where...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By westsam

Got my new Fenix 2LD CE today

Got my new Fenix 2LD CE today and it didn't really sink in how that things really eats batteries until i saw time charts on it. I really like the blinking [turbo] mode but they said the battery would...
08-07-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 774
Posted By westsam

I ride my bike to the YMCA [4 miles round trip]....

I ride my bike to the YMCA [4 miles round trip]. Monday-Wednesday-Friday i swim 20 laps and then work out with weights. Tuesday and Thursday i work out with weights and then ride for 10 miles....
Forum: Commuting
08-05-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By westsam

need help with choosing a battery charger

with all the AA and AAA batteries i am using now what kind [brand] of charger do you guys recommend?
thanks for the help
Forum: Commuting
08-05-08, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By westsam

flashlight headlights

i read about some of you guys liking flashlight headlights.would some of you talk to me about them. are they make shift? is there a setup just for a bicycles? i think i would like the dual set. where...
07-29-08, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By westsam

thanks for the reply. been riding bikes five or...

thanks for the reply. been riding bikes five or six years and have always wanted to ride a long distance and could never get up the nerve. there is a small town near by that is 10 miles one way and...
07-29-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By westsam

73 year old would like to try some road trips

I am 73 years old. work out every day at the ymca [swim, ride bicycle, lift weights and other exercises] for about 1 hour and forty five minutes. rid my trek 7200 every day to the y. 4 miles round...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-08, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By westsam

Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror

The Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror comes highly recommended by most of you guys. My problem my glasses are the titanium light farms. Does this mean that they wont work on my glasses and i will have...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-08, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By westsam

yes the is a double thread and my first thread. I...

yes the is a double thread and my first thread. I thought the title box for my name and found out it was for the subject. so i done another thread. sorry wont happen again
Forum: Commuting
07-22-08, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,790
Posted By westsam

mirrors on you bikes

You fellow commuters do most of you use mirrors on you bikes? If so what king do you use and recommend?
Thanks for the help
Forum: Commuting
07-22-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By westsam

westsam

You fellow commuters do most of you use mirrors on you bikes? If so what king do you use and recommend?
Thanks for the help
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