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04-14-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,027
Posted By rwings

In the past I haven't carried any personal info...

In the past I haven't carried any personal info but a few days ago I had a good scare. A driver on her cell phone almost ran me over and I don't think she ever saw me.

Now I think I will start...
09-23-15, 01:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,253
Posted By rwings

I agree completely with baron von trail. ...

I agree completely with baron von trail.

When I was younger I focused more on running than cycling. I still run now but not like I used too and have focused mostly on cycling. On the weekends...
09-13-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,827
Posted By rwings

I struggled with nutrition during my rides and...

I struggled with nutrition during my rides and was getting bonked frequently. Not a big fan of sports drinks. Recently I started carrying ginger snap cookies with me, along with the dried fruit and...
02-20-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,565
Posted By rwings

I agree with what khutch so eloquently stated, I...

I agree with what khutch so eloquently stated, I played hockey most of my life. Now that I am getting older I have gotten back into cycling. I happily ride every day. Not sure if that makes me an...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By rwings

tires are 700X35C but the rim is wide and...

tires are 700X35C but the rim is wide and provides a very smooth ride. The bike shop told me the tire liners I bought were to wide for a 35C tire. I showed them the bike today and they impressed...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By rwings

I decided to go with the Ghost Panamao 6 city...

I decided to go with the Ghost Panamao 6 city bike. I now have 46 miles on it and it is a very smooth ride. All the components on the bike seem like they are durable and will last a long time. I...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-15, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By rwings

moochems, this makes sense to me. Thanks for the...

moochems, this makes sense to me. Thanks for the advise!
Forum: Commuting
01-15-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,483
Posted By rwings

Retired military (jet engine mechanic). Now, a...

Retired military (jet engine mechanic). Now, a local driver, hauling liquid whey in tanker used as a livestock nutritional supplement. After driving all day I really enjoy jumping on my bike to get...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By rwings

Upgrading my commuter bike!

I have been commuting on a cheap "Mongoose deception" bike and after 5,000 miles, the wheels are worn out. Instead of getting a set of wheels/hubs, I what to upgrade within my budget.

I am looking...
Forum: Foo
06-21-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 222,833
Posted By rwings

Just finished my workout and run. Now, resting...

Just finished my workout and run. Now, resting before I go pull the weeds out of my garden. This is the first year I planted green chilies and I am pleased at how fast they are growing.

Kirk
06-16-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,588
Posted By rwings

I agree with the others, I could care less what...

I agree with the others, I could care less what other people think. Besides, around here they think anyone on a bicycle doesn't have a license to drive. It would be nice if it was more bike...
06-13-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By rwings

Wow, small world. I got my orbea aqua about 4...

Wow, small world. I got my orbea aqua about 4 months ago. I am very pleased with it. I picked it for the same reason you did, the geometry of the bike feels comfortable for me. I had been...
06-12-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By rwings

I rode 40 miles today and now I feel dumb because...

I rode 40 miles today and now I feel dumb because it is just my feet that are going numb. I guess I need to research a more appropriate foot wear. I have been wearing new balance running shoes. I...
06-11-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By rwings

Thanks for the replies When I ride tomorrow,...

Thanks for the replies

When I ride tomorrow, I will try raising up off of the seat periodically and see if that helps. I do wear "under armor" boxing shorts to prevent chafing under my street...
06-11-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By rwings

Leg numbness advise please!

After 30 miles of riding my legs are going to sleep. I suspect, that by not wearing bibs, I am pinching a nerve or artery while sitting on the seat. Does this theory make sense? If I rise off of...
06-04-14, 05:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,410
Posted By rwings

I have a milk crate on my commuter bike. It is...

I have a milk crate on my commuter bike. It is the perfect size for the gear I have to take to work. People have called it an "old man basket" but I am afraid that shoe fits me fine!
Forum: Introductions
04-29-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By rwings

Newbie in NM

I have been using a mountain bike for my daily work commuter for the past 2 yr.'s and lost 60 lbs.. I recently purchased an Orbea Aqua for longer rides and I am pretty happy with it.

I will turn...
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