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06-10-20, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Jinkster

It was never my intent to demean or belittle...

It was never my intent to demean or belittle those who can but more to spiritually uplift those like myself who would be well advised NOT to push themselves.

As far as "nearly all have a story to...
05-24-20, 06:15 AM
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Views: 5,708
Posted By Jinkster

I agree big john and I just posted that music vid...

I agree big john and I just posted that music vid because it came to mind reading the OP and low and behold?...DaveLeeeNC had already posted the same unbeknowns to me....hadn't read through all the...
05-23-20, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Jinkster

LOL!..."opinionated disruptions"...<<THAT....is...

LOL!..."opinionated disruptions"...<<THAT....is priceless right there! LOL!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E9ydw_aDMg
05-22-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

That is true which is why I apologized.

That is true which is why I apologized.
05-22-20, 09:26 AM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

downhillmaster...a quick review of your recent...

downhillmaster...a quick review of your recent postings exhibits a steady pattern of some rather negative commentary and responses towards others...I hope and pray whatever is troubling you gets...
05-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,414
Posted By Jinkster

I'm no doctor but I've abused myself in many ways...

I'm no doctor but I've abused myself in many ways long enough to know that "Pre Anything NSAIDs" is not a good idea and will only mask the pain enough for you to cause further damage to your joints....
05-17-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,414
Posted By Jinkster

When I registered as a member here 5 years ago a...

When I registered as a member here 5 years ago a great member here by the handle of qcpmsame helped me out big time by asking my address and sending me a book called...

"Zinn & The Art of Road...
05-16-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Jinkster

I think we all go through a process of "Refining...

I think we all go through a process of "Refining The Defining" of what is and what makes "The Perfect Bike" for the terrain we encounter which in turn dictates "What Type Of Bike" is best suited for...
05-16-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Jinkster

Yep...I'm riding a specialized crosstrail disc...

Yep...I'm riding a specialized crosstrail disc these days just for the wide variety of road conditions and sidewalk/curb/medium hopping I do and while I thought about a fully suspended MTB?...I've...
05-16-20, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Jinkster

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/brooks13_06599771decc10ce885c2fc8037a5473b871d248.jpg...
05-16-20, 06:13 AM
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Views: 758
Posted By Jinkster

Very nice and the geometry looked very familiar...

Very nice and the geometry looked very familiar as I recalled my Trek 800 (that I gave to my son in=law and he still has) and while it probably didn't have the cool elliptical crankset yours...
05-14-20, 12:45 PM
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Views: 3,153
Posted By Jinkster

It was my first time using both and Strava can...

It was my first time using both and Strava can serve as a verification of saddle break-in VS miles in the saddle.
05-13-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Pretty much did the same with mine minus the hair...

Pretty much did the same with mine minus the hair dryer and from ride #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) my B17 was more comfortable than my $119 Specialized...
05-12-20, 08:46 PM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

USMC...6062...Egress & Environmental Systems...

USMC...6062...Egress & Environmental Systems Tech...VMA-214 (Blacksheep SQDN)...MCAS El Toro

and yeah...The water just beaded on it like a RainX commerical! LOL!
05-11-20, 07:05 PM
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Views: 3,153
Posted By Jinkster

10.96mi tonight... ...

10.96mi tonight...

https://www.strava.com/activities/3436963378
05-10-20, 07:54 PM
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Views: 5,640
Posted By Jinkster

Yep. :)

Yep. :)
05-10-20, 07:01 PM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

It got Christened tonight... ...

It got Christened tonight...

https://www.strava.com/activities/3432491737

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/stravarain1_f348a437ca2c4bf0de427f36df91da02c38d7b5a.jpg...
05-10-20, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Jinkster

Off/On Rain all day...early evening time...just...

Off/On Rain all day...early evening time...just cloud cover...gear up, suit up and leave the house?....rain...screw it...ride...

https://www.strava.com/activities/3432491737
05-10-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,640
Posted By Jinkster

There comes a day that we all quit bouncing and...

There comes a day that we all quit bouncing and just sort of go..."THUD" LOL!

My bouncing days are over...which is why I'm always keeping track of the softest places to land cause when I...
05-10-20, 10:22 AM
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Views: 5,640
Posted By Jinkster

That's hilarious...a bunch of worn out old dogs...

That's hilarious...a bunch of worn out old dogs thinking they're in it for "Comebacks"? LOL!

I'm in it for more "Get-ups & Get-outs" LOL!
05-10-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,153
Posted By Jinkster

Well Seth?...I'm an "every day is a blessing/live...

Well Seth?...I'm an "every day is a blessing/live in the moment" sort of guy and I'd like to think that God has given me the wisdom to know that at my age and state-of-health?..."Goal Setting" is...
05-10-20, 09:19 AM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Well after yesterday's 16.97 miler I was...

Well after yesterday's 16.97 miler I was surprised at how good a shape my legs were in this morning and felt good enough to seriously consider maybe going for a 20 miler today but that all changed...
05-10-20, 04:40 AM
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Views: 3,153
Posted By Jinkster

Okay so?...just to be clear here?....I have no...

Okay so?...just to be clear here?....I have no clue what "a segment" even is (unless I'm working on a puzzle) and?....aspects like "Within your age group you can improve." are things I'll be doing my...
05-09-20, 06:11 PM
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Views: 5,640
Posted By Jinkster

What wuz this thread about again?

What wuz this thread about again?
05-09-20, 11:59 AM
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Views: 3,153
Posted By Jinkster

First ride breaking in the Brooks B17 with...

First ride breaking in the Brooks B17 with Strava...

https://www.strava.com/activities/3425245132?share_sig=4B229A5C1589042512&utm_medium=social&utm_source=ios_share
...
05-09-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Jinkster

16.9mi this morning taking my new Brooks B17...

16.9mi this morning taking my new Brooks B17 saddle for it first serious break in ride...
...
05-09-20, 07:27 AM
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Views: 3,153
Posted By Jinkster

Just signed into STRAVA! LOL!

Not so much to monitor progress or set PB records but just to record my rides and see if any gradual improvement does take place...in a very natural (don't push myself) way. ;)
05-09-20, 07:11 AM
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Views: 5,640
Posted By Jinkster

For the OP's (Wanderer) question?...increasing...

For the OP's (Wanderer) question?...increasing distance by 5 miles per ride when the first ride was 5 miles means you doubled and then tripled the distance in the first 3 rides...that alone is a...
05-08-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Great to hear you weigh in Phil! :) I had to...

Great to hear you weigh in Phil! :)

I had to go back and see how long it's been since folks like yourself, Retrogrouch, bruce19, qcpmsame and others helped me out here and it's been nearly 5 years...
05-07-20, 07:51 PM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Neither link worked but thanks for trying...

Neither link worked but thanks for trying and?...I can see your point of how maybe one of the non-laced models could get so supple that it could possibly create problems for for some heavy weight...
05-07-20, 04:37 PM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

So you have no links to support your...

So you have no links to support your statements?...honestly I didn't figure you would cause like I said I do know a few things about leather and the only damage "Over-Conditioning" might cause (if...
05-07-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Maybe you could help me out here?...because your...

Maybe you could help me out here?...because your comment did cause me enough concern to do the research you suggested and I can't find a single instance of to much leather conditioner destroying a...
05-07-20, 04:35 AM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

It'll be fine but thanks for the concern.

It'll be fine but thanks for the concern.
05-06-20, 06:22 PM
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Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

My B17 Imperial Arrived!

and I couldn't help but chuckle when I unboxed it as I thought of all the comments regarding how hard a Brooks Saddle is and dang if I'm absolutely convinced they are cause mine was hard as a...
05-05-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

I just got back from a casual evening ride to my...

I just got back from a casual evening ride to my daughters house and back with the above comments in mind and had to chuckle thinking about how many times I adjusted this current Toupe saddle until I...
05-04-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,285
Posted By Jinkster

CONGRATS! :) One of these days when I come...

CONGRATS! :)

One of these days when I come up on a week that I don't see any foreseeable need to walk?...LOL!

But seriously, Congratulations. :)
05-04-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Well my first hand experience will begin in about...

Well my first hand experience will begin in about a week and shortly after?...my suppositions will be put to rest forever...One way or another. :)
05-04-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Thanks for sharing that and a couple weeks of...

Thanks for sharing that and a couple weeks of hard?....will be a walk in the park compared to a year of Romin followed by a year of Toupe! LOL!
05-04-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Wish I knew this thread was going to happen a...

Wish I knew this thread was going to happen a couple weeks ago...I'd of taken a pic of the 1/2 dozen saddles I bought at the rate of about 1 a year that didn't work that I tossed in the round file...
05-03-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

Yes but taking a break from it to let my bow arm...

Yes but taking a break from it to let my bow arm shoulder recover....tore it up pretty good...ironically?..."Over-Doing It"
05-03-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Well after watching some utoob reviews that order...

Well after watching some utoob reviews that order changed real quick...went with the "Imperial" (cut & laced) B17
05-03-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,639
Posted By Jinkster

Brooks B17 Saddle...Seat In/Initial Review

I'm excited because after years of wondering?...I just ordered myself a Black/Steel B17 Standard Saddle this morning for my 2013 Specialized Crosstrail Disc.

I purchased and mounted a Specialized...
05-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

You got it Papa Tom!!! :) And personally...

You got it Papa Tom!!! :)

And personally speaking?...I feel blessed that I've come to a point of embracing the quality of the journey rather than fixating on a destination while obsessing over the...
05-03-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

Yep...and it's such an insidious event because...

Yep...and it's such an insidious event because there's such a fine line between friendly encouragement and peer pressure...toss in the self-worth factor?...and somewhere in there you could come up...
05-03-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

Wow....okay...allow me to clarify here that..."I...

Wow....okay...allow me to clarify here that..."I would never discourage anyone"...to deviate from a training program meant to improve their health and/or overall fitness but as far as the lack of...
05-02-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,441
Posted By Jinkster

As illogical and crazy as it sounds?...3...

As illogical and crazy as it sounds?...3 reasons...

1. Added Co$t
2. Le$$ Profit
3. More Weight

Welcome to the world of insanity where pedals are extra on a $10,000 bike.
05-02-20, 03:31 PM
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Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

Yep...that's pretty much sums up my point with...

Yep...that's pretty much sums up my point with the caveat that IT WAS ME who was "forcing me" to go above and beyond every ride....not anymore. ;)

And please...make no mistake...I'm not trying to...
05-02-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

Right? LOL! I don't want any "Meters" of...

Right? LOL!

I don't want any "Meters" of any sort...speedo, odo, health...I was reading a thread about a rider concerned with a Heart Rate/BP monitor as I figured my BP&HR would probably go up...
05-02-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

Well?...what happens then is I spend every...

Well?...what happens then is I spend every subsequent ride trying to best my last ride and then?...I find myself preferring just a little milk on my morning bowl of alieve and then?...I reach a point...
05-02-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jinkster

"Just Enjoying The Ride" AKA "Moderation"(something to consider)

It's been quite awhile since I posted here and two of the 3 bikes listed in my profile are gone...I sold the Giant OCR and gave away the Trek to my Son In-law which left me with my favorite of the...
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