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05-03-21, 07:04 AM
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Posted By DougG

In addition to my old Crosstrail I also own an...

In addition to my old Crosstrail I also own an e-bike that I got about a year ago (Specialized Vado). While I enjoy riding it -- at 74yo I can use a boost sometimes! -- at 55lb it's no Crosstrail and...
08-17-20, 03:29 PM
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Posted By DougG

Yes, that's the one. But today I took my CT out...

Yes, that's the one. But today I took my CT out for a ride and, looking at it critically, I think it's still in great condition and looks really nice with its white color scheme. Hate to give it up...
06-04-20, 06:53 AM
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Posted By DougG

I don't know if this violates some sort of forum...

I don't know if this violates some sort of forum guidelines, but for those of you on Facebook there is a really nice group called "Cycling Past 70", made up of mature riders around the world, posting...
04-15-20, 03:02 PM
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Views: 693,273
Posted By DougG

My all-around Felt VR5: ...

My all-around Felt VR5:
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And, because I'm 73 and after 65+ years of...
02-18-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By DougG

If I were about 20 years younger I'm sure I'd...

If I were about 20 years younger I'm sure I'd rise to the challenge, but that was then...
11-27-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 43,365
Posted By DougG

Me too. I tried riding with a local club group...

Me too. I tried riding with a local club group and the conversations when we stopped for lunch were fun, but I'd get done with a ride and realize all that I'd seen was the rear tire of the guy in...
11-22-19, 12:48 PM
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Posted By DougG

Something I put together the other day after...

Something I put together the other day after going through some photos on my PC. I guess you could call it "65+ Years of Pedaling":
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10-27-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By DougG

Robotic painting of a bicycle frame

Last week I was invited back to an open house at the robotics firm that I retired from 11 years ago. One demo that caught my eye was of one of our paint robots simulating painting a bicycle frame.
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10-12-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 219,638
Posted By DougG

I've been using a FSA 46/30 with an 11-32...

I've been using a FSA 46/30 with an 11-32 cassette for a couple of years, but this summer I encountered a couple of hills that had me struggling. So right now there's an 11-34 cassette down on my...
08-24-19, 06:24 AM
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Posted By DougG

A couple weeks ago I did a week-long bike tour in...

A couple weeks ago I did a week-long bike tour in northwest Michigan (Traverse City-Petoskey-Harbor Springs) with Carolina Tailwinds and had a great time with great weather, covering about 240 miles...
08-23-19, 06:54 AM
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Posted By DougG

Congratulations from me also on your recovery and...

Congratulations from me also on your recovery and victory against the odds.

But I have to say that you're the first person I've "met" who knows who Stan Rogers was. I live in Michigan and am close...
08-21-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 268,462
Posted By DougG

I really don't know of any brand or shop that...

I really don't know of any brand or shop that offers touch-up paint the way you can get it for a car, at least partly because most people other than those with high-end road bikes really don't pay...
08-13-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 268,462
Posted By DougG

I bought my Crosstrail Comp Disc (highest-end...

I bought my Crosstrail Comp Disc (highest-end model at the time) in January 2013 when the line was introduced and it continues to serve me well on the type of riding it's intended for. In addition to...
05-21-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,781
Posted By DougG

"Someday" has arrived for us

Just as background, I've never approached bicycling primarily as a competitive or achievement-based activity; I just get enjoyment out of exploring the world on two wheels. After all, I spent 35+...
03-24-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,737
Posted By DougG

No Hands: The Rise and Fall of the Schwinn Bicycle Company

This book was published in 1996, although I just recently became aware of it and managed to get a copy due to Michigan's excellent statewide library catalog and borrowing program. Although it was...
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