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10-05-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 198
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Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Lookin' good!

Lookin' good!
09-30-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By rossiny

👍

Amazing, wow. I got get on the bike again. Inspiration...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Litespud

I lived in LR 2001-2007, so spanned the...

I lived in LR 2001-2007, so spanned the construction of the bridge. I found the cycling around LR to be excellent - you could head west into rolling terrain, or east for dead flat (of course, you got...
09-29-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By zjrog

Love that pic, Brother! Congrats!

Love that pic, Brother! Congrats!
09-01-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By zjrog

AWESOME NEWS!!! Yeah, the odd half pound, 1...

AWESOME NEWS!!! Yeah, the odd half pound, 1 pound, then back up a half can really be frustrating!!! Some changes are not dependent on the scale...
08-25-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4b20e128_f7e5_4f2f_bf7c_ce8f4e2ec4bf_cb4112009a0c678c8570b717613da411628f8240.jpeg
Yup, good versatile bike for those purposes. Will...
08-25-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By HillRider

My usual advice to someone contemplating...

My usual advice to someone contemplating upgrading and updating major components on an old bike is: "Don't do it. The cost will far exceed the value and you will do better getting a newer bike." ...
08-19-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,154
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1527/20190817_153900_258c2612b6ee32da6acfae2db0b6bd5d68163510.jpg
My old Friend is still a lot of fun to ride. Just cruising, or rolling...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By sweeks

Most "700cc" bikes are motorcycles. :D

Most "700cc" bikes are motorcycles. :D
08-13-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RunningPirate

That can happen, yes, and itís frustrating. Good...

That can happen, yes, and itís frustrating. Good on you for working with her while maintaining focus on your goals.
08-12-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RunningPirate

Hey Jym- Admittedly, I haven’t read all of...

Hey Jym-

Admittedly, I haven’t read all of the posts, but on the first post you mentioned a lack of faith and support from family members. Have they changed their mind yet? Coz you’ve come quite...
08-05-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By ADSPRU

I'm a follower, Impressive transformation!!! ...

I'm a follower, Impressive transformation!!!

I'm 5'8" & 245 pounds +/- 10 pounds on any given day
08-04-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By WOT

You are flying, great progress!

You are flying, great progress!
08-02-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,177
Posted By Jac of Hearts

Now that's funny. I hate to ride in the gym...

Now that's funny.

I hate to ride in the gym but I will if need be. I want to feel the wind in my beard and feel the movement.
07-31-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,177
Posted By pdlamb

That's all I expect. I may wear it out a time or...

That's all I expect. I may wear it out a time or two, then it'll probably be relegated to fence-painting or chain-lubing wear.

Trek please note: I'm more likely to wear it riding around town so...
Forum: Touring
07-27-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 119,540
Posted By djb

mine too, doorless for 26 years and never going...

mine too, doorless for 26 years and never going back!
07-26-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By zjrog

Congrats! A good ride and not being the reason to...

Congrats! A good ride and not being the reason to stop is good. Hoping to catch a slow non-stop tomorrow.

Working on your own bike is rewarding, and frustrating. But also you know how to fix it...
07-16-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,251
Posted By Skipjacks

It's robot fighting time!!! ...

It's robot fighting time!!!

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1007123809306939392/3Gc1nvdj_400x400.jpg


But seriously....I'll just rig up a system where this robot automatically stays 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 72,485
Posted By mstateglfr

You felt so obligated to type this as a response...

You felt so obligated to type this as a response to a decade old thread that you went thru the process of creating an account here? You think the other person is still on the fence and your advice...
07-15-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,811
Posted By zjrog

As I am in my 5th week of Shingles (get the new...

As I am in my 5th week of Shingles (get the new vaccine if you are over 50, even if you had the old one!!!), I am left with just 3 places that itch like the dickens... But so MUCH better.

In the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,817
Posted By mlau

Handsome bike, and congrats on the weight loss!

Handsome bike, and congrats on the weight loss!
07-14-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

:thumb: 200 is a great goal!

:thumb: 200 is a great goal!
07-10-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,530
Posted By fietsbob

Cool As suggested in # 3; you can easily keep up, on a...

As suggested in # 3; you can easily keep up, on a tandem.. ..
07-07-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,197
Posted By benetga

Could you make it a single speed?

Could you make it a single speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,540
Posted By banerjek

What is the deal with people who do this? I...

What is the deal with people who do this?

I encounter this all the time when commuting. It's always the slowest and most clueless riders who pull in front of everyone at lights -- a surprising...
06-20-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RubeRad

I know, right? Necks get stronger, but still on...

I know, right? Necks get stronger, but still on long rides I get tired of holding my head up. My helmet has a visor, and I discovered that it is possible for me to lower my head for a while and see...
06-17-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I will second ManInBlack - congrats!! Looking...

I will second ManInBlack - congrats!! Looking strong in that photo. Trim, too, of course!

A dialed-in bike always feels really good. And for group rides, it's one less thing on your mind as you...
06-15-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 2,620,411
Posted By onre

https://esp.iki.fi/tunturi-gravel.jpg Does...

https://esp.iki.fi/tunturi-gravel.jpg

Does this count? It's a Tunturi-branded road bike with a lugged frame from around 1980. A couple of days ago I got clincher wheels for it, and of course I had...
06-13-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,014
Posted By NomarsGirl

It is irresponsible to buy a bike you can't...

It is irresponsible to buy a bike you can't afford. I have a nice bike, but wouldn't have need for a $10k bike. That said, there are plenty of people who can have a very nice house, car, bike, golf...
06-11-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By DHPflaumer

It's beautiful! I'm particularly a fan of purple...

It's beautiful! I'm particularly a fan of purple and green for some reason so I'd probably pick up a pair of green brooks saddles, lime newbaums tape (I don't like padding), and some lime green...
06-08-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,905
Posted By 79pmooney

I always liked the Fuji approach. Good frames,...

I always liked the Fuji approach. Good frames, good drivetrains. Go cheap on the seat. If the buyer is serious, he is going to swap it out for one that he likes. That seat's purpose is to make...
06-08-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By jim_pridx

Nice lookin' bike! I say "go for it!"

Nice lookin' bike! I say "go for it!"
05-30-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By bakerjw

I love to read stories like this. I was up...

I love to read stories like this.
I was up around 270 way back, dropped a lot and got back up there. The last time, I was angry that I'd let myself go. My doctor was trying to make me take a statin...
05-20-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By Rollfast

I'm LIKING it! That, sir is dapper :thumb:

I'm LIKING it! That, sir is dapper :thumb:
05-20-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Looking sharp! Definitely comfortable in it, at...

Looking sharp! Definitely comfortable in it, at least from my place here on the internet. :thumb:
05-13-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,531
Posted By RubeRad

You did make it into your suit, and not just...

You did make it into your suit, and not just barely! Looks like quite a comfortable fit
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