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Forum: Great Lakes
07-25-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By Profgumby

New U.P. Trail proposed

Hey, did you see this?
http://ehextra.com/main.asp?SectionID=12&SubSectionID=35&ArticleID=14730

I thik it is high time we in the southern and southwestern U.P. got some attention! We NEED this...
03-14-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 5,142
Posted By Profgumby

Well, it is the 14th, I haven't ridden one foot!...

Well, it is the 14th, I haven't ridden one foot! And it is still bloody cold, snow on the ground and spots in the streets that alternate between ice and water depending on the temp or time of the...
03-14-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Profgumby

Weekly Ride Menominee MI

Today starts our weekly rides known as the "Tour De Taco"

Every Thursday night at 6:05 we head out on a family friendly loop of 10 miles. There is also a 5 mile loop for those not wanting to ride...
07-10-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 972
Posted By Profgumby

Honestly? I'd custom assemble a hard tail and...

Honestly? I'd custom assemble a hard tail and full suspension series aimed directly at Clydes and Athenas! 4 different models all available with real rims, solid suspensions and good quality...
07-10-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By Profgumby

ALL TRUE! I am about 100 pounds lighter than my...

ALL TRUE! I am about 100 pounds lighter than my heaviest ever was and have lived it all, ecept, even at my goal weight I will always be a clyde...
07-07-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,028
Posted By Profgumby

last Thursday it was somewhere around 95 with...

last Thursday it was somewhere around 95 with about 75% humidity...did 24 miles, the first 12 we averaged about 16.5 mph and we ended the last 10 with an average speed right about 15 mph
07-07-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Profgumby

I'm trying this same experiment with the stock...

I'm trying this same experiment with the stock saddle that came on my LeTour. I hated it at first but now I wonder...
07-06-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,656
Posted By Profgumby

Where's a go pro camera when you need one? I...

Where's a go pro camera when you need one?

I think so far, the weirdest thing I have seen is an old oil tank (oil burning furnace type) Painted like a cow with a metal 5 gallon milk container head...
07-06-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 22,697
Posted By Profgumby

I'm in! Location: Michigan's Upper...

I'm in!

Location: Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Southern Menominee County/North East Wisconsin, City of Marinette Area
Average Pace: Anywhere from 10 -12 on upwards of 16mph...depending on who is...
07-02-12, 07:52 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 6,570
Posted By Profgumby

As I posted in another thread, I hit 300 + in May...

As I posted in another thread, I hit 300 + in May and June..so now I am down for 400 in July!
06-30-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,768
Posted By Profgumby

Rode this morning and am glad to report I have -...

Rode this morning and am glad to report I have -
117.08 miles in March
164.15 miles in April
303.57 miles in May
and
302.79 this month so far! May still ride a bit later today....my personal...
06-29-12, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Profgumby

I re - live that realization ever stinking day I...

I re - live that realization ever stinking day I am at work.....
06-29-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Profgumby

you'll love this then...I made this to...

you'll love this then...I made this to commemorate a monumentous event...the punch heard round the world! (a nod to fans of TV's Batman with Adam West)
http://i50.tinypic.com/2rdiveg.jpg
06-29-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,608
Posted By Profgumby

I agree on Phelps! he is a class A athlete!

I agree on Phelps! he is a class A athlete!
06-29-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,608
Posted By Profgumby

To me, this appears to be nothing but a witch...

To me, this appears to be nothing but a witch hunt aimed at one rider. I say, a lot, and I mean A LOT of pro riders were doing all sorts of things as it would seem. A bunch of them under the same...
06-27-12, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Profgumby

I posted some musings about this ride and the...

I posted some musings about this ride and the next on my facebook. Thought I'd share them here...

"
I was saying that I was going to mark the map for the recent century ride. I was going to put...
06-26-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 7,768
Posted By Profgumby

I've been looking for the 300 mile club...

I've been looking for the 300 mile club thread..glad I found this!

I have
117.08 miles in March
164.15 miles in April
303.57 miles in May
and
241.15 this month so far....

I have 4 days...
06-26-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,688
Posted By Profgumby

My experience with stock rims is less than...

My experience with stock rims is less than stellar. 2 of my 3 bikes have new rims, better, higher quality, stronger rims that the stock crap. I am on the verge of replacing the stock rims on my...
06-26-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Profgumby

I went the same route this year! I have the...

I went the same route this year! I have the Shimano 105 pedals and the SPD-SL (yellow) cleats and am never looking back! My bike, once again, feels like a whole new bike in terms of performance!...
06-26-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Profgumby

First True Century Ride..Completed!

I guess the title pretty much says it all. I rode the Menominee River Century Ride this last Sunday.

It was something like my 4th year riding it, but until this year never completed more than the...
Forum: Recumbent
05-26-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By Profgumby

This is of great interest to me. I would love a...

This is of great interest to me. I would love a trike and get blasted with the "they are slow" and "you can't climb a hill"
Forum: Recumbent
05-26-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By Profgumby

That's my reply, only I say 73MPB (miles per...

That's my reply, only I say 73MPB (miles per burrito)
Replies: 20
Views: 14,108
Posted By Profgumby

I'm selling my 74 Continental and it is in waaay...

I'm selling my 74 Continental and it is in waaay better shape than that LeTour! Maybe I should ask 500 for the Continental instead of the 125 I am giving it away for!!!

BTW, I only paid 890...
02-28-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Profgumby

Congrats! I hope to hit my target weight by Aug...

Congrats! I hope to hit my target weight by Aug 7. (my Birthday) Bet it feels good!
02-28-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By Profgumby

I think the most geeky thing I do is my log is...

I think the most geeky thing I do is my log is separated from all bikes, trainer and stationary bikes at the gym. I can see total miles, miles on trainer and what bike, miles on road, miles in the...
01-25-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,175
Posted By Profgumby

Whats to stop a guy from mounting 2 and leave one...

Whats to stop a guy from mounting 2 and leave one flashing?
01-09-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,703
Posted By Profgumby

I'm going to ride a full metric Century... I'm...

I'm going to ride a full metric Century...
I'm going to hit 2,000 total miles for the year...
I'm going to hit 500 miles for the year on my mountain bike...
I'm going to increase my average ride...
01-09-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 18,564
Posted By Profgumby

Well, 5 years ago, if you would have told me I...

Well, 5 years ago, if you would have told me I would be mountain biking, in the UP of Michigan, on January 6th, on a 45 degree day and in almost no snow I would have thought you daffy. Well, we did! ...
01-09-12, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,844
Posted By Profgumby

You are a wise man indeed!:thumb: Took me 38...

You are a wise man indeed!:thumb: Took me 38 years and 360+ pounds before I figured that out...
01-09-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Profgumby

Better meal all the way around...shoulda done...

Better meal all the way around...shoulda done that 1st. BTW, I am tired of the sloppy service at many local fast food joints. Which is probably why I rarely eat at them anymore. (Well that and Mc D's...
10-18-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 18,564
Posted By Profgumby

Did another trail ride today. In the UP...

Did another trail ride today. In the UP trailrides book I have they called last weeks run moderate and this weeks run easy. I think it is the other way around!! We went to the Cedar River trails in...
10-18-11, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Profgumby

I need to get in 47 miles.... It will really suck...

I need to get in 47 miles.... It will really suck once I hit 88 though....
10-18-11, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Profgumby

I really need to take my road warrior to a shop...

I really need to take my road warrior to a shop and get a pro level fitting. I am not really uncomfortable but I too am built like an ape with a long torso and bought a big frame for the top tube. I...
10-11-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,371
Posted By Profgumby

Not around here. Nimrod motorists pass bicycles...

Not around here. Nimrod motorists pass bicycles on uphills and on blind corners at 45 - 55 mph. And the law states that riding 2 a breast is legal. Though we don't do so on busy city streets we will...
10-11-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 18,564
Posted By Profgumby

Did an awesome 10 miles on some relatively unused...

Did an awesome 10 miles on some relatively unused single track. The trails get used a bit on the weekends and by cross country skiers etc...but it might as well have been pristine wilderness as it...
10-11-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Profgumby

Did she wipe out on a shadow? Hee hee....

Did she wipe out on a shadow? Hee hee....
10-11-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Profgumby

With the info provided, I can recommend the folks...

With the info provided, I can recommend the folks @ Bicycle Wheel Warehouse. They fixed me up with a set of rims in the 400 dollar ballpark. I have over well 600 miles on these rims without a single...
10-11-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,092
Posted By Profgumby

A fitter! What a nice thing to have available!...

A fitter! What a nice thing to have available! The LBS owner is a great guy but told me to stay away from pedal extenders as he thinks with my weight and power I'll break them, the pedals or the...
10-11-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By Profgumby

I'd spring for a set of those wheels with the...

I'd spring for a set of those wheels with the ceramic bearings if someone else was doing the payments....but in all honesty, it is amazing what technology can provide these days! What an awesome...
10-09-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,684
Posted By Profgumby

I'm back in on this! I was woefully unable to...

I'm back in on this! I was woefully unable to make it the last couple of months but am now back on track. I have 60 miles so far this month and see no end in sight!
:thumb:
09-05-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By Profgumby

Ditto! (hopefully the sarcasm was detected) ...

Ditto!
(hopefully the sarcasm was detected)

BTW, to the point of the thread, if I am not gushing blood, I keep going. Clean up and medicate as needed at the end of the ride. Recently, I tore up...
09-02-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,341
Posted By Profgumby

I'm in! Got 12 miles yesterday.... ...

I'm in!

Got 12 miles yesterday....

9/01/11 - 12
09-02-11, 06:51 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,646
Posted By Profgumby

Well, I bombed out. I was on track to easily hit...

Well, I bombed out. I was on track to easily hit 300 bythe end of the 2nd week of August....then I started my job. The plus is I am now bike commuting starting with tomorrows work day....

I did...
08-13-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,646
Posted By Profgumby

well, started my new job this week and have a...

well, started my new job this week and have a whopping 14 miles added to my total....arrrrg! Between the rain and my work schedule there has been no time to ride! I am going to commute by bike, but...
08-06-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By Profgumby

How is the sizing? I have a 55 inch chest and in...

How is the sizing? I have a 55 inch chest and in most cycling jerseys I am off the chart or 6x. I wear a 2 or 3x in regular t shirts....
08-06-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,646
Posted By Profgumby

Hope ya feel better. And 8 miles is 8 miles, I'd...

Hope ya feel better. And 8 miles is 8 miles, I'd count them.
08-06-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,722
Posted By Profgumby

So you "double pad"?

So you "double pad"?
08-06-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Profgumby

XR2 - My issue is the vehicle drivers are not...

XR2 - My issue is the vehicle drivers are not pulling in front of trains often enough!

And when the benz and it's home are found, I would put photos of those signs on his windshield and mail photo...
08-05-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,646
Posted By Profgumby

Update time....

Had a fantastic ride today, almost perfect weather, and the views along the river were stellar!

8/3/2011 30
8/4/2011 12
8/5/2011 40

Total miles - 82

Miles to go - 218
08-03-11, 06:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,359
Posted By Profgumby

I got that tidbit from the visiting nurse where...

I got that tidbit from the visiting nurse where my wife works..has had a few others too...

Drinking water is mandatory. However, people often forget that in this hot, humid, horrific weather we...
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