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06-13-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Mark Stone

That's sad news - there's a lot of cycling...

That's sad news - there's a lot of cycling heritage wrapped up in Sheldon Brown and Harris, even for those of us who never did business with them. It's good to hear that Sheldon Brown's website will...
06-12-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 756
Posted By Mark Stone

My experience is the opposite of the OP's. I...

My experience is the opposite of the OP's. I commuted extensively in both the Denver area and here in my hometown of El Paso, and when parts were needed they were readily available in both cities....
Forum: Introductions
06-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome Gashouse! Do you still have your Typhoon?

Welcome Gashouse! Do you still have your Typhoon?
06-12-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Mark Stone

Hi Ed, thanks for the narrative and my...

Hi Ed, thanks for the narrative and my condolences. Big Red sure has a lot of stories to tell!
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06-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25,912
Views: 2,641,069
Posted By Mark Stone

A very pleasant morning ride on one of the local...

A very pleasant morning ride on one of the local MUPs in my area --

It's 78 degrees, and the high today in El Paso is predicted to be 108, so I'm glad I rode in the morning so as to not...
06-11-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mark Stone

Some states (or counties/cities) have speed...

Some states (or counties/cities) have speed limits on paths that are not posted on signs. For example, the stretch of bike path going east from Copper Mountain in Colorado along I-70 is 15mph, and...
Forum: Introductions
06-10-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Stone

Hey Back!! Welcome to the BF!

Hey Back!! Welcome to the BF!
06-10-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Mark Stone

Yes, the cargo area in the back is a definite...

Yes, the cargo area in the back is a definite winner.
06-09-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,454
Posted By Mark Stone

I'll use a front flasher on a MUP so ppl can see...

I'll use a front flasher on a MUP so ppl can see me from a distance. For example, on the Bear Creek path west of Denver, there's areas where you can see a half-mile or longer down the path, and the...
Forum: Introductions
06-09-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Mark Stone

Hi Utah! Welcome to the madness -- er, I mean...

Hi Utah! Welcome to the madness -- er, I mean Forum. I used to ride west of you in Wendover, and in the salt flats - - actually the long road to the salt flats. Enjoy the forum!
06-09-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,257
Posted By Mark Stone

On the Trike, I average 9 mph. On my last...

On the Trike, I average 9 mph. On my last two-wheeler, a Giant city bike, I averaged just short of 15. I tell people 30.

I discovered that my single-speed Schwinn Trike goes from zero to 5 in less...
06-09-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Mark Stone

Nice! Looks like an excellent time.

Nice! Looks like an excellent time.
Forum: Introductions
06-09-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Mark Stone

Greetings and welcome to the BF! Sounds like...

Greetings and welcome to the BF! Sounds like quite a herd of bikes. Enjoy posting!
06-09-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mark Stone

Depends on what the screw up is. Being distracted...

Depends on what the screw up is. Being distracted by cell phone usage and causing a crash is something that can be prosecuted (at least in my city), but other screw-ups probably shouldn't be. Things...
06-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Mark Stone

Switching to an upright Trike is an adventure,...

Switching to an upright Trike is an adventure, but only for a short time. After 45 or so years of serious cycling, riding on a cambered surface and making a turn is really, really difficult....
06-08-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Mark Stone

Three Wheeled Schwinn - Legit Cruiser?

Here's my main squeeze these days -- at 68 yoa I'm more comfortable with the simple stuff. I'm done with two-wheels because of balance issues. This is a Schwinn Meridian single-speed Trike, and I...
06-08-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 32,868
Posted By Mark Stone

Great post.

Great post.
06-08-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Mark Stone

I enjoy riding in the heat, too. The key is...

I enjoy riding in the heat, too. The key is hydrate, hydrate, hydrate -- and sometimes take it easy. Here's the next few days here - - -

...
Forum: Introductions
06-08-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome to the discussion!

Welcome to the discussion!
Forum: Introductions
06-08-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome to the Forums!

Welcome to the Forums!
06-07-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mark Stone

Great film, thanks for posting the link. I...

Great film, thanks for posting the link.

I used to ride "The Courage Classic", a charity ride in Colorado that benefits Denver's Childrens Hospital. I was always amazed at the heavy folks, both...
06-07-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Mark Stone

Thanks for the heads-up - - - - -

Thanks for the heads-up - - - - -
06-07-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Mark Stone

These look great, and the prices are awesome....

These look great, and the prices are awesome. Thanks for sharing the link. In your experience, do they size "to size" or are they smaller or larger? (For example, XXL is sometimes different from...
06-07-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,887
Posted By Mark Stone

🤣😂🤣 Made my day

🤣😂🤣 Made my day
06-06-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,887
Posted By Mark Stone

Good post. Nevertheless, a lot of people lack the...

Good post. Nevertheless, a lot of people lack the time to ride enough to make this happen without dieting - jobs, family, kids, other commitments. I've lost weight through bicycling without dieting...
06-06-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 792
Posted By Mark Stone

Love it! There's no reason to act and dress...

Love it! There's no reason to act and dress "old". Thank God for bicycling, which opens a lot of doors. At 68, I feel younger than many of my 40-ish nieces and nephews.
06-06-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,608
Posted By Mark Stone

Love this post, and it reflects my experience...

Love this post, and it reflects my experience also. All (yes, all) of my family members that are around my age (68) are experiencing severe health and cognitive problems, along with most of my...
06-05-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,060
Posted By Mark Stone

Great post/narrative JoeyBike -- I had taken some...

Great post/narrative JoeyBike -- I had taken some time off from BikeForums and just returned, coming across your post. I disagree with one phrase - "Well, that's it. No longer in your ranks here."...
Forum: Introductions
06-05-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome Motorhead!

Welcome Motorhead!
06-04-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25,912
Views: 2,641,069
Posted By Mark Stone

Today, I rolled around on my single-speed Schwinn...

Today, I rolled around on my single-speed Schwinn trike again. I was thinking about how tired we can get just sitting around during our day, then go out and blow out some mileage on a bike path -----...
06-04-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mark Stone

Great narrative, and what you described is my...

Great narrative, and what you described is my experience also. There's probably one bad experience for every one-hundred good encounters during my rides. My favorite was when I punctured on a busy...
06-04-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Mark Stone

Excellent system -- I especially like the fact...

Excellent system -- I especially like the fact that it's on wheels. Very convenient.
Forum: Introductions
06-04-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome Axeman! I think you'll fit in here nicely.

Welcome Axeman! I think you'll fit in here nicely.
Forum: Introductions
06-04-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Mark Stone

Excellent explanation. And . . . . Welcome...

Excellent explanation.

And . . . . Welcome denhaypamsay!
06-04-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,234
Posted By Mark Stone

Probably 10 cars and definitely 6 bicycles -- and...

Probably 10 cars and definitely 6 bicycles -- and one adult Trike.
06-04-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25,912
Views: 2,641,069
Posted By Mark Stone

35? --------------------------- Happy Birthday...

35? --------------------------- Happy Birthday this week!!!!
06-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mark Stone

I think we need more of the details - for...

I think we need more of the details - for example, why did the driver of the truck cross the median? Before we can judge the severity of the sentence, we need to know the whole story. Was it just a...
Forum: Introductions
06-04-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome from just down I-25!

Welcome from just down I-25!
Forum: Introductions
06-04-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome Pepper Jack!

Welcome Pepper Jack!
06-04-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mark Stone

My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
06-04-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mark Stone

Love it! You must be a tall person like myself --

Love it! You must be a tall person like myself --
06-04-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,778
Posted By Mark Stone

It won't be me, either - I started serious...

It won't be me, either - I started serious cycling in around 1978-79-ish, and my first bike was a Centurian. I'm 68 now.
06-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 792
Posted By Mark Stone

There's nothing like Bicycling to keep us all...

There's nothing like Bicycling to keep us all young at heart! And healthier.
06-04-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 792
Posted By Mark Stone

I had to email a copy of my birth certificate.

I had to email a copy of my birth certificate.
06-04-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25,912
Views: 2,641,069
Posted By Mark Stone

Love it! Great photos and narrative.

Love it! Great photos and narrative.
06-04-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,887
Posted By Mark Stone

Absolutely correct. 😊

Absolutely correct. 😊
06-03-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mark Stone

Good information, thanks for the post. I...

Good information, thanks for the post.

I loved Performance when I lived in Denver in the 1990s - I even rode a Performance brand mountain bike for some time. The original company is gone, but it...
Forum: Introductions
06-03-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By Mark Stone

Thank you soooooo much, you don't know what your...

Thank you soooooo much, you don't know what your welcome means to me.
06-03-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 2,426,839
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome! Hoping for the best health/weight...

Welcome! Hoping for the best health/weight outcome for you. 😊
06-03-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 2,426,839
Posted By Mark Stone

Welcome back Steve! Hoping your new weight loss...

Welcome back Steve! Hoping your new weight loss journey is fruitful. 😊
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