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09-16-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By Baldy1953

Congratulations on the metric. It is an...

Congratulations on the metric. It is an accomplishment to do that distance . I have ridden several and still feel proud when I complete one. I rode 64.5 miles on Saturday at the Nut Roll in...
12-20-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By Baldy1953

I would suggest you riding it as is until you...

I would suggest you riding it as is until you find out you need a different wheelset. You might ifnd you will be satisfied with the factory wheels and tires. You also might be able to put narrower...
06-03-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,477
Posted By Baldy1953

I think we discussed your seat post problem in...

I think we discussed your seat post problem in another thread. I finally got my dropper post taken care of. On the second visit to the dropper company, they either replaced or repaired the dropper...
04-23-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,690
Posted By Baldy1953

The further south you go in Florida , the worse...

The further south you go in Florida , the worse it gets. It might have something to do with all the tourists that do not where they are going. This applies to the I-4 corridor ( daytona to tampa)...
03-03-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,230
Posted By Baldy1953

The Trek will do an adequate job of riding the...

The Trek will do an adequate job of riding the gravel. I have an Antelope 800. Have ridden it on 2 so called "gravel rides" here in N. Fl. It is mostly sand and the tires were too narrow for the...
02-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By Baldy1953

Thanks Hobbit for the report. Before I read it,...

Thanks Hobbit for the report. Before I read it, I had already stopped by my neighborhood bike shop and talking with the owner , he told me the Jenson deal was a good value. I ordered one today and...
01-30-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,741
Posted By Baldy1953

To the Original poster. The amount of money for...

To the Original poster. The amount of money for a first bike is a personal decision. I spent approx 800 bucks on my first road bike. Rode it for 2 years and really liked it. I then spent 2800...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By Baldy1953

I have found when I go from the big ring to the...

I have found when I go from the big ring to the smaller ring up front, I automatically shift the rear 3 gears. That puts me in almost the same cadence . Do vice versa, from small to big ring, I...
12-26-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By Baldy1953

Got my 3000 miles a week or so ago. Just signed...

Got my 3000 miles a week or so ago. Just signed onto the 5000 miles challenge on Strava for 2020. Should be attainable as in 2018 did 6003 miles. Only rode 6 months this year due to health and...
09-02-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,707
Posted By Baldy1953

Glad to hear you are back in the saddle. Broke...

Glad to hear you are back in the saddle. Broke my ankle a few years ago( non bike related) and was laid up for 8 weeks. Then had to convince the wife to let me ride again while she was at work. ...
09-02-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,809
Posted By Baldy1953

At any time. If you feel up to it, go for it. I...

At any time. If you feel up to it, go for it. I ride between 3-5 times a week because I can. No definite amount is required. Just enjoy the ride.
Forum: Recumbent
07-28-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,464
Posted By Baldy1953

My wife had the same fear of falling. We...

My wife had the same fear of falling. We recently bought her a Terra Trike Rover and she loves it. From the moment she sat on it at the dealer, she had a smile on her face. She now rides a lot...
05-03-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By Baldy1953

If you are using a hitch haul basket for your...

If you are using a hitch haul basket for your luggage, perhaps you could use the bracket for holding the forks with the front wheel removed. Place the rear wheel on top of the luggage and it will be...
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