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Forum: BMX
09-24-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By VROD

I stop by from time to time but rarely post.Just...

I stop by from time to time but rarely post.Just got a mirraco black pearl sure does ride better than my old haro mirra pro.I don't do many trick just ride and have fun I guess thats ok at 59.I also...
Forum: BMX
10-12-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,167
Posted By VROD

I have a bmx that I ride with my grandaughter. I...

I have a bmx that I ride with my grandaughter. I also ride it after dark its easier than getting my road bike gear on plus the town I live in gets less bike friendly after dark.I work with a couple...
07-08-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,720
Posted By VROD

slow winter 1400+ since march

slow winter 1400+ since march
06-26-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,530
Posted By VROD

every ride drip dry

every ride drip dry
06-20-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By VROD

I went to raleigh today with my youngest daughter...

I went to raleigh today with my youngest daughter to visit my dad in wake med.He has heart,lung and kidney disease.The last few weeks he has built up alot of fluid and our local hospital wasn't doing...
06-17-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,438
Posted By VROD

I don't remember now who it was but I am sure it...

I don't remember now who it was but I am sure it wasn't you but thanks anyway.Encourage is ok brutal put down is not
06-15-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,438
Posted By VROD

a couple of years ago I got my feelings hurt in...

a couple of years ago I got my feelings hurt in the fixed gear ss forum. I was chastised because my writing wasn't good.I mentioned that I thought this was a bicyling forum not a english forum. Then...
06-08-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,353
Posted By VROD

when I was young I was competitive and always...

when I was young I was competitive and always trying to go faster then I took a 20 year break.In 2004 at 52 yrs old I started back riding on a bmx bike of all things (second childhood I guess).In...
05-09-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By VROD

I am also blessed to have both parents still...

I am also blessed to have both parents still living.My mom at 81 is very healthy for her age ,dad at 77 has slowed alot since 2007 when he had a heart attack.They came over for pizza tonight along...
05-02-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,010
Posted By VROD

early 80s lotus classique middle 80s gary...

early 80s lotus classique
middle 80s gary fisher mtb
2004 haro mirra pro
2008 trek t1
2010 gary fisher rig
04-28-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,624
Posted By VROD

my first century was late 70's unsupported except...

my first century was late 70's unsupported except for a sag wagon that circled the route in case of an accident, someone broke down or couldn't finish.
03-31-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By VROD

rode ride tonight and no falls I feel like a...

rode ride tonight and no falls I feel like a failure I must try harder
03-30-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By VROD

new bike first trail ride

I have been looking for about 3 weeks today I bought a gary fisher rig.Then I went for my first real
trail ride 2 mi round trip from house to trail then 15 mi on the trail.I have owned mtb's before...
03-30-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By VROD

new bike first rail ride

I have been looking for about three weeks today I bought a 2010 gary fisher rig.Then I went on my
first real trail ride 15 mi on the trail 2 mi round trip from my house to the trail.I have owned...
03-24-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By VROD

ss or gears

I have been riding 100% fixed gear for the last 2 years did my first fixed century last sept.Since I have
a trail less than a mile from my house I have decided to give mountain biking a try.I am...
03-22-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By VROD

I have the clothes except for the shoes covers.I...

I have the clothes except for the shoes covers.I ride my motorcycles year round just seem to get lazy and don't ride the bicycle much. Maybe I will do better next winter. thanks
03-21-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By VROD

been a long winter

Its been a long lazy winter. I haven't done much riding I am such a wuss when it gets cold.Started
back riding regular about 2 weeks ago with some 10 mi rides feels good to be back on the bike.
I...
10-30-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,578
Posted By VROD

may help me I was born in st georges...

may help me I was born in st georges (telford).Well actually born in wellington hospital we lived in
st georges
10-30-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,578
Posted By VROD

I gaduated high school in 1970 I really haven't...

I gaduated high school in 1970 I really haven't had a clue were I am since 1968
10-18-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,745
Posted By VROD

if traffic is heavy I stop if traffic is light I...

if traffic is heavy I stop if traffic is light I slow down if its clear I go.
10-09-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 991
Posted By VROD

I have done almost the same thing twice in my...

I have done almost the same thing twice in my driveway. The second time my grandaughter was watching it was the highlight of her life up to that point she had to tell everyone her papa fell off his...
10-06-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,614
Posted By VROD

I plan to live to 150 and be shot by a jealous...

I plan to live to 150 and be shot by a jealous husband while running out the back door with my clothes under my arm
10-03-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,033
Posted By VROD

With my past life style and at 57 years old I am...

With my past life style and at 57 years old I am just glad the old ticker still works.I don't measure heart rate,cadence or mph.I do check mileage with the computer or on another vehicle maybe I am...
10-02-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,977
Posted By VROD

roanoke rapids nc

roanoke rapids nc
09-28-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By VROD

the saddle on my trek T1 was good for 50 mi then...

the saddle on my trek T1 was good for 50 mi then it hurt like hell so I took the brooks professional off my old road bike and put it on the trek.I rode it for a few months then ordered a new brooks...
09-22-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,738
Posted By VROD

I have always loved motorcycles.bicycles and...

I have always loved motorcycles.bicycles and skateboards and I still do I guess its just the way God made me.
09-20-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By VROD

ok I was worried about the mileage so I decided...

ok I was worried about the mileage so I decided to miss a turn,get lost and add about 10 mi and 1 hr to the ride. I finished in 8.5 hrs I am happy with that.I was a little over geared at 75 inches ...
09-18-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By VROD

I ride alone plus I am riding fixed but flat is...

I ride alone plus I am riding fixed but flat is good.Its 1.12 miles from the motel to the ymca so I guess I will be good lol
09-17-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By VROD

off to virginia

off to ashland va tomorrow afternoon to virginia bikefest.I plan to ride my first century in 25 years saturday maybe I will finish before dark.
09-16-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,101
Posted By VROD

1-trek T1 track bike fixed gear 2-I like the...

1-trek T1 track bike fixed gear

2-I like the way it looks,handles and rides ITS FUN

3-maybe a all cabon track bike or a custom lugged steel track frame with components of my choice

4-I wear...
09-15-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,720
Posted By VROD

congrats you give me inspiration I plan to ride...

congrats you give me inspiration I plan to ride my first century in 25 years this weekend and I am riding fixed.I would like to ride mt mitchell in the future but need to spend some time improving my...
09-11-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,916
Posted By VROD

I have a concealed carry permit and carry most of...

I have a concealed carry permit and carry most of the time.When I carry on the bike its in my hydration pack it just doesn't conceal well under lycra.
09-06-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By VROD

great day today slept until 8:30 watched a little...

great day today slept until 8:30 watched a little tv talked with the wife then rode the motorcycle to cary (200mi round trip) to rei to get 2 bicycle tires.When I got home the moto gp was just coming...
09-03-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By VROD

yesterday at 55mi into a 60mi ride coming acroos...

yesterday at 55mi into a 60mi ride coming acroos the roanoke river pop psssst so walked to the end of the bridge got my tools out to fix the flat 3/8 in cut in the tire so called the wife to come and...
08-29-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,960
Posted By VROD

I ride alone I also ride motorcycles and 99% of...

I ride alone I also ride motorcycles and 99% of the time I ride alone.I have been a loner all my life and a 57 I doubt that will change.Maybe its because I am an only child and spent alot of time...
08-24-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By VROD

ok guys I haven't broken in alot of brooks...

ok guys I haven't broken in alot of brooks saddles just the 2 I have now.I take the saddle out of the box put 2 coats of proofhide on the bottom and a light coat on the top.I install the seat in the...
08-23-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By VROD

great day today 85 degrees very little wind so...

great day today 85 degrees very little wind so went for a 54 mi ride after lunch I tried a new route more hills than usual.The ride was good except my spin didn't feel right so after supper went for...
08-23-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By VROD

it going back on the old road bike

it going back on the old road bike
08-22-09, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By VROD

the first ride I was not just sliding forward I...

the first ride I was not just sliding forward I was sliding every way it was just real slick. Last night was better. I am not going to ride tonight we have had thunderstorms roads are wet and it is...
08-21-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,186
Posted By VROD

I ride fixed gear because thats what I like.I...

I ride fixed gear because thats what I like.I ride a bmx bike when I ride with my grandaughter it is easier to ride slow.I seldom ride my geared bikes.The mtb when the weather is bad and I just have...
08-21-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By VROD

the other one I had level and it worked great so...

the other one I had level and it worked great so I set this one about the same. I am going to give it a few more miles before I start moving it,at least until the slickness wears off.I have to ride...
08-20-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By VROD

new brooks

I put my 30 year old brooks professional on my fixed gear a while back rode good except it is a little to wide in the center and rubbed my legs so I ordered a new brooks swift from wallington.It was...
08-19-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By VROD

rode 60mi one rest stop at 50mi 82 degrees when I...

rode 60mi one rest stop at 50mi 82 degrees when I left ,92 when I got home.I am picking up my distance I plan to do my first century in 25 years on the 19th of sept
08-09-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By VROD

rode to my mom and dads at noon 35 mi round trip...

rode to my mom and dads at noon 35 mi round trip then I watched some tv ,rehydrated and ate.the high today was 97 so I waited until 7:00 and went for a 25 mi easy ride it was still 91.
07-27-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By VROD

only idiot I saw was me 95 degrees 15 mph wind...

only idiot I saw was me 95 degrees 15 mph wind so I cut my 35 mi plans to 20
07-22-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,300
Posted By VROD

I have not had much to say in a while been doing...

I have not had much to say in a while been doing a little riding on my mc and bicycle but have had alot of other things taking up alot of my time.work and family especially my mom and dad my dad has...
04-26-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By VROD

I never got to bed before 11 how late I sleep...

I never got to bed before 11 how late I sleep depends on work if I go to work at 8 I get up at 6 if I go to work later I sleep later.If I am off I sleep until 9 or 10.I have very little problem...
03-29-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,969
Posted By VROD

since 90% of my riding is on a fixed gear I stand...

since 90% of my riding is on a fixed gear I stand alot when climbing.
03-23-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By VROD

sorry to hear you have been sick I have not spent...

sorry to hear you have been sick I have not spent much time on the forum or the bike this winter.
you will be in my thoughts and prayers
03-20-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By VROD

back in the saddle again

I have been lazy all winter the only riding I have been doing is with my 7 year old grandaughter.I went for a 15 mi ride yesterday.I was kind of surprised I took it easy but still did it in 1 hour.My...
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