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12-19-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By dagray

Woo Hoo... got a much needed ride in. Weather...

Woo Hoo... got a much needed ride in. Weather wasn't windy, and it was just above 50 degrees so I put my new jersey on, my long cycling bib tights and went for it.

Started by finding a wire in my...
11-03-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By dagray

I agree... the camo all the time from head to toe...

I agree... the camo all the time from head to toe just isn't my thing :)

Living here in rural Eastern Oregon (desert) I don't have too much traffic when I do ride the roads, and don't have to...
11-01-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By dagray

I love riding, and being a fat bastard I love fun...

I love riding, and being a fat bastard I love fun jerseys.. some not so polite, some stating my oath of enlistment has no expiration date, some just variations on the yellow smiley face, or Dr. Seuss...
10-31-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By dagray

My wife thinks it is hilarious....it goes with my...

My wife thinks it is hilarious....it goes with my jersey that looks like a naked male hairy chest.
10-31-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By dagray

they are in the Strava link. ...

they are in the Strava link.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20201031_123551527_3729c68a1170d4a3e48063d81af96e7a7adfe17d.jpg...
10-24-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By dagray

Yay!!! no saddle pain when I went riding today...

Yay!!! no saddle pain when I went riding today https://www.strava.com/activities/4238616929 11 miles
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By dagray

Nuclear Balloons... I converted a nice color...

Nuclear Balloons... I converted a nice color photo of Balloons over the Yakima River in Prosser WA into an Infrared image using Photoshop, and this is the result...
...
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,061
Posted By dagray

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1438x960/p3917907181_6_c231c9dc08218e9dee3cf50e0832abec75b35b02.jpg
My four year old Bouviere des Flandres on the back deck in the sun.
Forum: Foo
07-10-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,583
Posted By dagray

Male Black Chinned Hummingbird. the texture...

Male Black Chinned Hummingbird.

the texture is in the feathers.

I was maybe 15 feet away when I took this... he let me open the front door and storm door and capture him digitally.
...
07-03-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,351
Posted By dagray

You can ride any road bike you want. Some brands...

You can ride any road bike you want. Some brands have weight limits (lawyer limits) others do not. If buying new look at Bianchi or Orbea.

Get a bike fit to get the bike fitted to you. You may...
06-07-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25,912
Views: 2,640,872
Posted By dagray

Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with...

Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with road tread)
https://www.strava.com/activities/3579946469...
05-24-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25,912
Views: 2,640,872
Posted By dagray

10.6 miles outside today. first ride in months...

10.6 miles outside today. first ride in months due to a saddle sore/cyst. felt good. Heart rate a little higher than I like, and the air was super dry, but all in all a good ride.

This is in the...
05-20-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By dagray

Rolfe Prima wheels made in Eugene Oregon. I am...

Rolfe Prima wheels made in Eugene Oregon. I am riding the Vigor RS (OEM) model which is 24/24 for spoke count. These wheels have held up extremely well under my 360 pounds of weight. I ride Maxxis...
04-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,531
Posted By dagray

Get a bike fit with the bike you own. Change the...

Get a bike fit with the bike you own. Change the stem if necessary to sit you more upright (might cost $100.00 if you buy a really nice stem, mine cost $49.00). Ride that two miles three days a...
04-24-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,767
Posted By dagray

bib shorts with pad, chamois cream ( many brands...

bib shorts with pad, chamois cream ( many brands available, but they keep you from chafing. I use DZ Nuts or Buttonhole), a nice saddle (I like a Selle Flite with cutout, but have switched to a...
04-19-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By dagray

Joined your ranks on 04/14/2020

I turned 50 on the 14th...

I have either been pedaling on the trainer or going for short rides as of late.

Can't wait to have a saddle sore (ingrown hairs) removed so I can ride again longer...
Forum: Foo
04-19-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By dagray

Pranked my son with a photoshop yesterday 04/18

So yesterday my oldest son had our Tahoe as he was moving the rest of his belongings from Weed, CA where he was attending college home.

His car is a white 2012 Jetta which makes a perfect "white...
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,835
Posted By dagray

It's Alive ...

It's Alive

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03-09-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,067
Posted By dagray

Bibs (shorts or tights), cycling jersey, half...

Bibs (shorts or tights), cycling jersey, half finger gloves.
02-15-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,029
Posted By dagray

Yay!!!! I am down 11 pounds.

Yay!!!! I am down 11 pounds.
Forum: Foo
02-10-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By dagray

Was pre-cooked tentacles purchased at Safeway. I...

Was pre-cooked tentacles purchased at Safeway. I placed them under the burner so you couldn't tell it was just tentacles.

Oh and I got a response to this photo that made me realize that people...
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By dagray

Playing with my food

Dinner tries to escape

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Forum: Foo
01-03-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,227
Posted By dagray

To our employees, if you must drink please drink...

To our employees, if you must drink please drink whiskey and not vodka so that our customers know you are drunk and don't think you are stupid.

Thank you,
The Management
Forum: Foo
12-31-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,903
Posted By dagray

Mt. Adams taken just north of Heppner, OR (about...

Mt. Adams taken just north of Heppner, OR (about 250 miles distance) at 5:00 in the morning while out deer hunting.

Shot with Pentax K-1 and Sigma 50-500mm lens.
...
Forum: Foo
12-28-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,634
Posted By dagray

Christmas day 2019. I handed out matching...

Christmas day 2019.

I handed out matching polar fleece footy pajamas from www.snugasabug.com (http://www.snugasabug.com) to my family on Christmas Eve and we all posed for a family portrait. I...
12-16-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,880
Posted By dagray

So yesterday my wife put the leash on me and took...

So yesterday my wife put the leash on me and took us and the dog for a walk.....

Oh wait, I mean the wife put the leash on the dog, and we all went for a walk :)
Forum: Foo
11-24-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By dagray

Nah, they have a pretty hard pecker :) :P

Nah, they have a pretty hard pecker :) :P
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By dagray

To my brothers and sisters in arms I say thank...

To my brothers and sisters in arms I say thank you.

I served in Desert Storm. USN 1988-1992, USNR 1993-2003
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By dagray

My submission. MT. Jefferson as shot from the...

My submission. MT. Jefferson as shot from the Timberline Lodge parking lot on MT. Hood. Timberline Lodge is where they filmed "The Shining"...
10-09-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By dagray

Comparing abilities now vs. 31 years ago

So in high school the bicycle was my main form of transportation. I did have a car that was driveable for about six months of my senior year, but I ended up getting hit while I was making a left...
Forum: Foo
10-08-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By dagray

A birdy just flew by and poo pooed in my eye; Gee...

A birdy just flew by and poo pooed in my eye; Gee I'm glad cows don't fly.
10-03-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,247
Posted By dagray

Exercise, fun, and to challenge myself. Also...

Exercise, fun, and to challenge myself. Also riding helps me to clear my head, manage my diabetes (type 2), and maintain my weight.
09-28-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,865
Posted By dagray

hdmi cable to your tv :)

hdmi cable to your tv :)
09-28-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By dagray

Bought my youngest son a new bike

My youngest son is nine and has outgrown his 20 inch BMX bike so my wife and I took him to our local bike shop with his old bike.

I told him to ask the mechanic (a friend of mine) to stretch the...
09-27-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,756
Posted By dagray

You have to ride a bike made out of steel I-beam...

You have to ride a bike made out of steel I-beam at 300 pounds.

Actually you probably can ride carbon fiber as I ride my carbon fiber road bike and I weigh 365 pounds.

Gravel shouldn't be too...
Forum: Foo
09-24-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,344
Posted By dagray

My dishwasher quit. She didn't even leave a...

My dishwasher quit. She didn't even leave a forwarding address.


That said I replaced my Maytag with another Maytag as I had gotten over 10 years of use on the last one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,461
Posted By dagray

Anything from the disco era for cadence... jut...

Anything from the disco era for cadence... jut try and keep the beat with your feet while your ride :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By dagray

Took my 35 year old Centurion LeMans 12 speed out...

Took my 35 year old Centurion LeMans 12 speed out today and washed it at the car wash, and then brought donuts home. It wasn't a long ride, but long enough for me to know I needed to make a couple...
08-29-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 19,426
Posted By dagray

so I spent $999.99 for a new Raleigh Revenio 2.0...

so I spent $999.99 for a new Raleigh Revenio 2.0 in July 2014, but got an offer from the same bike store in January 2015 to buy a brand new Orbea Orca (2013 model) that had been sitting on their...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 34,791
Posted By dagray

I used to ride the 53 x smallest gear on my 26...

I used to ride the 53 x smallest gear on my 26 inch Centurion Le Mans 12 speed, but that was 1986-June of 1988 (when I graduated high school and joined the USN), but I was 30 years younger, and a...
08-26-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By dagray

I put my road bike on the trainer back in...

I put my road bike on the trainer back in January, but hadn't used it due to time constraints and laziness. So by riding the 29er I am getting saddle time; maybe not as much as I want or need, but...
08-25-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By dagray

Been riding my 29er lately

So I ordered some road tread tires for my 29er (Raleigh "Talus" in XL size), and have been getting some rides in after work. I picked up the Maxxis "Grifter" tires (29 x 2.5 wire bead) and run them...
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