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06-29-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By cfcdjb

Wow! I am 62, just started riding 2 years ago,...

Wow! I am 62, just started riding 2 years ago, was overweight, out of shape you name it............I was it. My first ride was a little over 4 miles and I thought I had gone around the world. I still...
06-17-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,120
Posted By cfcdjb

I have a 2013 Trek FX 7.5 and a 2014 Cannondale...

I have a 2013 Trek FX 7.5 and a 2014 Cannondale CAAD10. Both nice bikes, really, but for longer road rides you could not pay me to ride the Trek over 10 to 12 miles in one setting. Cannot move your...
03-16-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By cfcdjb

We have a place in Estero, just south of Ft....

We have a place in Estero, just south of Ft. Myers, and I take a bike down there to ride in the winter. If you get up early and get your ride in before the elderly generation take to the road, for...
11-05-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,149
Posted By cfcdjb

Man, we are so blessed! We have a home in Estero...

Man, we are so blessed! We have a home in Estero Florida where we will be going next week until March 2015, then we return to the frozen Indiana tundra. Cannot wait to go riding again in the 60's and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,950
Posted By cfcdjb

I'm 61, just started to ride last December. First...

I'm 61, just started to ride last December. First ride was 6 miles and thought I was gonna die. Overweight, out of shape, lady that I bought my Trek off of said she rode 20 miles every...
10-28-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By cfcdjb

Wife had hers done a few years back.....like was...

Wife had hers done a few years back.....like was mentioned, surgery is the simple part. The waiting and doing nothing was very frustrating. I have one and after watching her, unless mine gets really...
10-28-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By cfcdjb

Never have had a problem with any of the major...

Never have had a problem with any of the major "chains", Hampton, Holiday Inn Express, Marriot, ask when you check in but have never been denied ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,462
Posted By cfcdjb

We have a home if Florida where we spend a good...

We have a home if Florida where we spend a good portion of the winter and I ride a lot down there. It is in a gated community and everyone seems to have dogs on the retractable leashes. When I come...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,902
Posted By cfcdjb

Have 2 bikes, only. One is a 2014 Cannondale CAAD...

Have 2 bikes, only. One is a 2014 Cannondale CAAD 10 5 105, weighs in at 18lbs, and, a 87 Schwinn Prelude weighs 24lbs. Love them both but I swear you can feel every one of the 6 extra pounds that...
09-08-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,936
Posted By cfcdjb

Normally in bed by 9:00/9:30, up about 4:30, and...

Normally in bed by 9:00/9:30, up about 4:30, and down at my office before 5:00, (about 120 yards). Try to get 16 to 20 miles in before I return to the office later around 8:00. I just hope and pray...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,164
Posted By cfcdjb

Got a brand new Cannondale CAAD 10, (18lbs) and...

Got a brand new Cannondale CAAD 10, (18lbs) and also own a 1987 Schwinn Prelude (24lbs). The Schwinn has a slightly nicer ride to it than the Cannondale, but, the CAAD is much faster. Love both of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By cfcdjb

Man, that is the one thing that scares the crap...

Man, that is the one thing that scares the crap out of me. I ride on weekdays early in the morning in the dark. Left here about 5:40 this morning for 16 to 20 miles before work. I've seen them in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,970
Posted By cfcdjb

That's all I know. Mucus Missiles, spit where I...

That's all I know. Mucus Missiles, spit where I want when I want, pass gas, not certain anyone would put up with me anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,438
Posted By cfcdjb

Bet this gets ugly really quick. The "true"...

Bet this gets ugly really quick. The "true" roadies almost spit on anyone listening to music while riding. My rides are all in the country on side roads with little or any traffic or other riders so...
08-27-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By cfcdjb

I just started riding last December, part of the...

I just started riding last December, part of the year in SW Florida and the most of it up here in central Indiana. I am really pleased if I can get over 80 miles a week and tickled to death if I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By cfcdjb

I wish I could have gotten your...

I wish I could have gotten your deal............paid $1500.00 back in May for my 2014 10 5 105. Flat love the sucker though. Would do in again in a heartbeat.
07-21-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,164
Posted By cfcdjb

I'm 61 and just started riding late last year....

I'm 61 and just started riding late last year. Had Speedplay lites installed on the bike when I bought it. Took a couple falls, feels really stupid. Like one poster already said, don't wait till the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By cfcdjb

I have tipped the nose up once, went out this...

I have tipped the nose up once, went out this morning for about an hour or so and gonna give it another tweak this afternoon. It is getting very close though. Think I am going to like it a great deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-14, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By cfcdjb

Brooks Saddle

Not certain if this is the place to post this but......................Had been having some saddle sore issues, took 2 weeks off to be certain everything was healed and purchased a Brooks leather...
06-10-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,374
Posted By cfcdjb

One Wednesday back in early April I had my wife...

One Wednesday back in early April I had my wife drop me off 15 or 20 miles from home and rode home with the wind. We had three or 4 straight days of east wind anywhere from 15 to 30mph............got...
05-29-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 908
Posted By cfcdjb

I live in Indiana most of the year....hills, wind...

I live in Indiana most of the year....hills, wind etc. etc. We bought a retirement home in Estero Florida several years back and I began riding again last winter. Cannot wait to get back there this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,287
Posted By cfcdjb

How ironic...........I own a Trek FX7.5, 2013...

How ironic...........I own a Trek FX7.5, 2013 model and thought I would never want a road bike. A friend recently "gave" me (for $5.00) a 1987 Schwinn Prelude, which I invested about $500.00 into in...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By cfcdjb

Roann In., near Fort Wayne In. Will try to post a...

Roann In., near Fort Wayne In. Will try to post a photo when I can figure it out. Really new here and fairly new to biking for that matter. Had new shifters and new handlebars installed because the...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By cfcdjb

Schwinn Prelude

A friend of mine recently sold me a 1987 Schwinn Prelude that he used to ride in competition when he was younger; for $5.00! I took it to the LBS, had Speedplay pedals installed, a new stem, new...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By cfcdjb

Can someone tell me**********

What the big difference is between a Hybrid and a Road bike? I have an upper scale 2014 Hybrid and have been riding it for some time and assumed that was what I wanted or required. A friend of mine...
04-18-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,316
Posted By cfcdjb

Its down at the LBS now getting about $500.00...

Its down at the LBS now getting about $500.00 worth of updates and improvements on it: wheels trued, new handlebars, new stem, Speedplay peddles, new shifters and a mirror, should be done next week....
04-17-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,316
Posted By cfcdjb

How encouraging!!!! This one is in very good...

How encouraging!!!! This one is in very good condition. The friend who sold it to me used to do century rides and used it quite a bit, but, took very good care of it. The guy at the LBS was drooling...
04-17-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,316
Posted By cfcdjb

1990's Schwinn Prelude

I found an old thread on here from 4rings6stars about a 1990's era Schwinn Prelude that they had purchased, pink. I had a guy sell me one exactly like the photo in the post earlier this week for...
04-04-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,364
Posted By cfcdjb

Did a 21 mile last Sunday with little wind and...

Did a 21 mile last Sunday with little wind and then 16 on Monday, North Central Indiana. The Monday ride was into gusts up to 25 and above....real treat until I turned around to come home, then it...
03-27-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,755
Posted By cfcdjb

I just got a new Quick SL1. Only have about 40...

I just got a new Quick SL1. Only have about 40 miles on it yet.................really crappy stinking winter will not quit here in Indiana. I have a Trek FX 7.5 also and I think I like the SL1...
03-19-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cfcdjb

I have a Trek (2013 model I think) FX7.5. Had the...

I have a Trek (2013 model I think) FX7.5. Had the same exact problems you are having. Wound up moving the seat back about 1 notch and bringing the nose up 1 notch. Had to play wit it several days...
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