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05-17-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By amishboy51

Thanks, tgenec86, but I already went ahead and...

Thanks, tgenec86, but I already went ahead and pulled the trigger. Bought a Giro Register MIPS online.
05-14-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By amishboy51

Thanks, everyone, for the feedback and...

Thanks, everyone, for the feedback and suggestions.

Sorry, no stimulus check for me, but, yeah, while I haven’t sustained any damage (that I can remember, anyway :lol:), I AM a wuss, and my helmet...
05-12-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By amishboy51

Yes, I like it fine, but I wasn’t sure I could...

Yes, I like it fine, but I wasn’t sure I could assume that the fit is “consistent” from one Giro to another?
05-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By amishboy51

Yeah, I was thinking of sticking with Giro,...

Yeah, I was thinking of sticking with Giro, assuming that their fit is “consistent” (especially because I figure I’m not going into an LBS, even if open, any time soon).
05-12-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By amishboy51

Buying Helmet online?

As we move into month #3 of quarantining, I’ve been trying to ride my bike more frequently. As a result, I’ve realized that my helmet is 5+ years old, so despite no significant crashes,
I should...
04-23-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By amishboy51

Thank you. I was never very good in science, let...

Thank you. I was never very good in science, let alone physics (I think I peaked when making a dinosaur diorama in fourth grade :rolleyes:), but I was hoping someone would post info that would...
04-22-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By amishboy51

Okay, so let’s assume I’m a little “slow” and...

Okay, so let’s assume I’m a little “slow” and break it down: what you guys are saying is that first we’re dealing with a “real” headwind, and this is “multiplied” for everyone, and then it’s...
04-22-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By amishboy51

Wind or Not?

I am NOT a very strong rider; I realize this when I'm out on my bike and feel the wind.

However, as I had this thought again yesterday, I noticed that there really wasn't any wind! The leaves on...
04-20-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,901
Posted By amishboy51

Whoa, you got me! And here I was, already...

Whoa, you got me! And here I was, already planning to use my entire stimulus check to enlarge my monopoly!
04-20-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,901
Posted By amishboy51

Okay, I realize this was beaten to death days...

Okay, I realize this was beaten to death days ago, but as a senior/retiree/old fart myself, am I the only one puzzled at “pensioner”? I thought I was in Buckingham Palace, listening to Queen...
04-18-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,699
Posted By amishboy51

Congrats on learning to ride; clearly, contrary...

Congrats on learning to ride; clearly, contrary to your screen name, it’s never too late, if you’re determined to learn! :)
04-18-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,699
Posted By amishboy51

Thank you for the explanation. I’ve seen my...

Thank you for the explanation. I’ve seen my grandson, in pix, posing on a pedal-less bike, and wondered about the learning process.
04-16-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 134,903
Posted By amishboy51

I'd be interested in either one, if you still...

I'd be interested in either one, if you still have them.
04-09-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By amishboy51

Count me in for 10 also! And thanks for keeping...

Count me in for 10 also! And thanks for keeping this going!
04-01-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By amishboy51

Weighed-in today at 247.5#, so didn't make my...

Weighed-in today at 247.5#, so didn't make my goal for the month. Shooting for 10# more (less?) in April.
03-24-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By amishboy51

Weighed in this a.m at 249#, so probably not...

Weighed in this a.m at 249#, so probably not going to make goal. Still, headed in the right direction.
03-07-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By amishboy51

I'm shooting for 245#, which would be a 10-pound...

I'm shooting for 245#, which would be a 10-pound loss for the month.
02-26-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By amishboy51

1/6- 296# 1/15-282 1/22-277 1/29-273 2/5-...

1/6- 296#
1/15-282
1/22-277
1/29-273
2/5- 269
2/12-264
2/19-261
2/26-259

Slowing down a little, but still headed in the right direction.
02-26-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,659
Posted By amishboy51

Weighed in at the clinic this a.m.: 259#. ...

Weighed in at the clinic this a.m.: 259#.

The scale has slowed down, so not making this month's goal (255), but still pretty happy with the month.
02-19-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By amishboy51

1/6- 296# 1/15-282 1/22-277 1/29-273 2/5-...

1/6- 296#
1/15-282
1/22-277
1/29-273
2/5- 269
2/12-264
2/19-261

A little slower than previous weeks, but no way am I gonna complain about a 3# loss!
02-19-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By amishboy51

Thanks for all the suggestions and info.

Thanks for all the suggestions and info.
02-17-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By amishboy51

Interesting, I hadn't considered the possibility...

Interesting, I hadn't considered the possibility that maybe I'm just too far away from the handlebars.
02-16-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By amishboy51

Another saddle question

I've been riding on a Serfas saddle for about 2 years, on a Trek FX 7.4. I've been losing weight, so maybe I'm riding slightly less upright as my stomach has shrunk. Anyway, I'm noticing more and...
02-16-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,659
Posted By amishboy51

If it's not too late to jump in this month, I'd...

If it's not too late to jump in this month, I'd like to see 255 on the scale by the end of February.

1/29-273
2/5- 269
2/12-264
02-12-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By amishboy51

1/6- 296# 1/15-282 1/22-277 1/29-273 2/5-...

1/6- 296#
1/15-282
1/22-277
1/29-273
2/5- 269
2/12-264

Luckily, I stayed home for the SB and enjoyed watching without any food splurges.
02-07-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By amishboy51

1/6- 296# 1/15-282 1/22-277 1/29-273 2/5-...

1/6- 296#
1/15-282
1/22-277
1/29-273
2/5- 269
01-29-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By amishboy51

1/6- 296# 1/15-282 1/22-277 1/29-273

1/6- 296#
1/15-282
1/22-277
1/29-273
01-23-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By amishboy51

Congrats to all you WW losers! I've tried...

Congrats to all you WW losers!

I've tried it several times, had some success, but never had the patience or determination to stay with it long enough to reach goal. I'm trying another program...
01-23-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By amishboy51

If it's not too late to join the thread, here's...

If it's not too late to join the thread, here's my stats for 2016:

1/6- 296#
1/15-282
1/22-277

After years of mixed success with Weight Watchers and using MFP/self-tracking, etc. (which...
04-03-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 174,401
Posted By amishboy51

Good for you, OJ! I'm 63, been riding 5-6 years,...

Good for you, OJ! I'm 63, been riding 5-6 years, and slowly getting faster. The new bikes are great, like you said. You'll be speeding along, very quickly! Welcome to the forum!
03-25-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 134,903
Posted By amishboy51

Also unable to send pm yet, but if the blue...

Also unable to send pm yet, but if the blue Canari is still available, I'm interested. Please send pm to judge91751@comcast.net. Thanks.
11-11-14, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,350
Posted By amishboy51

I've only got a couple rides experience, but I've...

I've only got a couple rides experience, but I've been wearing pants, and they certainly keep the legs warm. Only downside I've discovered is the absence of gel padding, so not as comfortable as bike...
11-02-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 174,401
Posted By amishboy51

Can you ride in the morning, before work, on the...

Can you ride in the morning, before work, on the neighborhood trails? Or, if you're retired, during the day, when the kids are in school?
07-12-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By amishboy51

Thanks, all, for the input. in no particular...

Thanks, all, for the input.

in no particular order:

yeah, im riding more this year, as cause/effect of weight loss (about 262# now,
down from a starting weight of about 328#);

im also...
07-11-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By amishboy51

Ok, not sure if there's a real answer for this,...

Ok, not sure if there's a real answer for this, but how soon can I expect to be comfortable? I'm riding about 1-1 1/2 hours at a time, put on upwards of 200 miles over the last 6-7 weeks. Soon,...
07-11-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By amishboy51

Butt Soreness Question

I've been riding a Schwinn Sierra hybrid for about 5 years now, probably a couple hundred miles per year. Problem is, my butt is still sore. I've already replaced the stock saddle with a Serfas from...
05-28-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 39,883
Posted By amishboy51

Sam, Welcome to the Clydesdale thread on the...

Sam,

Welcome to the Clydesdale thread on the Bikeforum.

Also, good luck with WW; it can be slow, but it's easy as weight loss programs go, and effective (I've lost 60+ pounds). Have you tried...
05-05-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 39,883
Posted By amishboy51

Wow, that is some serious dedication! I wuss out...

Wow, that is some serious dedication! I wuss out if temps are in the 50's and any wind!
05-02-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 39,883
Posted By amishboy51

How's the lake effect been? Sorry, couldn't...

How's the lake effect been? Sorry, couldn't resist, lived in Williamsville/Getzville for a short time.

Anyway, considering your weather, 150 miles in April is pretty darn impressive.
04-30-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 39,883
Posted By amishboy51

I don't understand; if you're eating all your...

I don't understand; if you're eating all your daily points, why does it matter whether you eat them throughout the day or only at lunch and dinner?
04-02-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 39,883
Posted By amishboy51

Congrats, from a fellow WWer, both on the loss...

Congrats, from a fellow WWer, both on the loss and on your maintenance.

I agree that WW is a tool and that you still need discipline; without it, you wouldn't be able to follow a weight-loss...
02-17-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By amishboy51

Wow, you guys are amazing; thanks for all the...

Wow, you guys are amazing; thanks for all the info and suggestions!

Once we get through this winter, I'm looking forward to trying a lot of new things. :thumb:
02-16-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By amishboy51

No, I don't have a cycling computer; I just use...

No, I don't have a cycling computer; I just use the data from strava (or map my ride). Unfortunately, though, I don't really have any stops.
02-16-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By amishboy51

Sorry for the delay in responding. I'm riding a...

Sorry for the delay in responding. I'm riding a Schwinn GS comfort bike, from the LBS. I'm not sure what the tire and size are, but no upgrade to 32 or 35, for sure.
02-14-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By amishboy51

I'm not sure I understand the question, but, no,...

I'm not sure I understand the question, but, no, I'm in Connecticut.
02-13-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By amishboy51

Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm looking...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm looking forward to trying them out.
02-12-14, 07:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By amishboy51

I am Fat AND Slow!

Got a question about speed.

I'm 6'1" tall and 281# as of my recent weekly weigh-in. I've been riding (and losing about 40+ pounds) for about 5 years. However, I'm not sure that either my speed or...
01-25-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 2,421,747
Posted By amishboy51

Another question from a noob clyde: do most road...

Another question from a noob clyde: do most road bikes have drop handlebars? And I assume that drops require you to ride in a more forward position, so do you clydes with drops have any back or other...
07-01-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 2,421,747
Posted By amishboy51

I'm not much of a "tech guy," so excuse my...

I'm not much of a "tech guy," so excuse my ignorance, but what is this 25mm I keep seeing? What's on the Schwinn I bought "off the floor" from the LBS? :eek:
05-06-13, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 2,421,747
Posted By amishboy51

I'm an ancient (61) super-Clyde (280, but down...

I'm an ancient (61) super-Clyde (280, but down from 325# over the past year), who's finally back to some riding, now that the temp is consistently getting up to 50 degrees. Doing so, however, has...
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