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09-27-18, 03:32 PM
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Posted By ctpres

@79 FAST is no longer an option - except for...

@79 FAST is no longer an option - except for downhill.
09-25-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By ctpres

You will have to spend some time shopping to find...

You will have to spend some time shopping to find one under $150 like I did. Look at "IGPSPORT IG618. It does a lot for the price and I have had excellent response from their support team.
09-22-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By ctpres

I bet that is the answer. I get cap tite but...

I bet that is the answer. I get cap tite but never bother to remove any air. Thank you.
09-22-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By ctpres

Open rubber glue shelf life

After I open the little tubes of rubber cement/glue to patch a tube - they never last long enough to be used again. Is there some secret to sealing them?
09-21-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,343
Posted By ctpres

Summer in the mountains almost over - headed...

Summer in the mountains almost over - headed south before 10/1 - so sad. Only one personal goal unsatisfied so far and not much chance I will make it from the Rio Grande to Love Lake without...
09-19-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Lots of good points and questions here. Right now...

Lots of good points and questions here. Right now this only an idea with support of most who have been briefed on my "IDEA" and that includes two sponsors. Will the first ride ever even happen - who...
09-19-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Maybe the vision of a "Team" is a bit grander...

Maybe the vision of a "Team" is a bit grander than needed for this ride. In my case the Mrs will be my support driving our car. Only two people involved. Will have spare tire, tube some tools, water,...
09-19-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

[QUOTE=indyfabz;20574460] "charge a registration...

[QUOTE=indyfabz;20574460] "charge a registration fee."
Thought about that some more and maybe if team raises more than x$ for charity entry fee waived?
09-19-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Good point for ride map. With focus on older...

Good point for ride map. With focus on older riders - lots of pee stops.
09-19-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

That question is answered by the one major point...

That question is answered by the one major point I am withholding for now.
09-19-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Each team will have one or more vehicles for...

Each team will have one or more vehicles for support. Each riders support team will move along route stopping at mapped points to cheer riders on and provide nutrition, water and mechanical support...
09-19-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Fleche? Had to look that one up. I was not really...

Fleche? Had to look that one up. I was not really thinking of this as competitive event - more of a fun to do thing while achieving personal goals. But since each team could have more than one rider...
09-19-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Indyfabz - "At least with no support you won't...

Indyfabz - "At least with no support you won't have to charge a registration fee."
Hopefully all registration fees will end up as donations with ride expenses covered by sponsors
09-19-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

[QUOTE=Machka;20574424]So ... nothing...

[QUOTE=Machka;20574424]So ... nothing particularly unique like, say, an alleycat ride or scavenger hunt ride or something similar.

But what does this mean:

"Start point/line but no pre set...
09-19-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Good points. I had sag driver pull off road in...

Good points. I had sag driver pull off road in front of me and open door in my face. I was doing over 25mph. Ride communications will be limited to cell phones and about 15 miles of route will have...
09-19-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

No sag support needed - each "team" will fill...

No sag support needed - each "team" will fill that need.
09-19-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Just added insurance, permits and police to...

Just added insurance, permits and police to outline
Sorry - holding off on unique component till plans for first ride are well established and on the web. There should be "value" in being the first...
09-19-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

I will leave out the key component for now. Here...

I will leave out the key component for now. Here are some of the major points so far:
This will probably be attractive to older riders.

No sag wagons needed and no rest stops so smaller number of...
09-18-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 587
Posted By ctpres

Help starting an organized ride

Working on a plan for a unique organized ride and will soon be presenting outline to local group. Couple sponsors already lined up as well as an event planner. What I need now is input on good and...
09-15-18, 05:24 PM
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Views: 2,177,145
Posted By ctpres

25 mi fall color ride. Awesome!

25 mi fall color ride. Awesome!
09-14-18, 04:13 PM
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Views: 2,177,145
Posted By ctpres

Wore new shoes on trainer today. Stop adjust,...

Wore new shoes on trainer today. Stop adjust, ride adjust on on for 18 mi finally think I can do a road test next. BTW don't buy Shimano ME2 shoes absolutely no ventilation. About like wearing rubber...
09-12-18, 08:32 AM
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Views: 2,177,145
Posted By ctpres

20 mi - big plans at start and lost motivation...

20 mi - big plans at start and lost motivation early.
09-08-18, 04:11 PM
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Views: 2,177,145
Posted By ctpres

32 mi and another attempt to reach Love Lake -...

32 mi and another attempt to reach Love Lake - about 3/4 mi away from goal and quit after 1,700 feet of climbing to reach 10,000 foot level. AIR THIN. Pretty sure I can make it next time.
09-08-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,034
Posted By ctpres

When I was 50 I completed Katy Flatland 100 mile...

When I was 50 I completed Katy Flatland 100 mile ride in just under five hours elapsed time (total time start to finish stops included).
When I was 75 I completed GASP 100 100 mile ride in under 7...
09-07-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,034
Posted By ctpres

You kids are always good for a laff!

You kids are always good for a laff!
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