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Posted in thread: Just couldn't do it! on 09-13-2011 at 01:44 PM
I did get the ok from my doctor before I began and he fully endorsed it as long as I took it
easy. I've been riding the flat trails in the park and have gone from being able to ride less
than a mile t...
Posted in thread: Just couldn't do it! on 09-12-2011 at 05:32 PM
Yeah, I'd forgotten my inhaler. That certainly didn't help matters. I am on medication for it
and it's usually well under control. I'd never done any serious inclines before though. I do
believe I'll ...
Posted in thread: Just couldn't do it! on 09-12-2011 at 12:39 AM
I thought I was ready for my ride around the block.(3 miles) It's quite a hilly ride all around
and then 2nd road that I turn onto is only a very slight incline, but it's a constant incline.
I got abo...
Posted in thread: I started making artsy wall hung bike racks. Check em out if you have time on 08-05-2011 at 06:10 PM
Very cool. Do you make them for girl bikes?
Posted in thread: Great news so i am telling everyone. on 08-04-2011 at 02:42 AM
Excellent News! My dad was told he had stage 4 lung cancer. Docs told him he had 3 months, get
his affairs in order....... That was 7 years ago.
Posted in thread: Getting back in the saddle on 07-19-2011 at 07:56 PM
I'm glad to see I'm not the only "old" person out there giving this a try. I've tried to get
hubby out there with me. He has a bike, but he has his own projects going on right now. My
youngest son rid...
Posted in thread: Can I ride a Hybrid on gravel? on 07-18-2011 at 10:18 PM
Thanks, I'll have to save Sheldon Brown's site. Very interesting. From what I'm reading, the 60
it's at now would be good for riding on the gravel, but when I go back to the road, I should
put at leas...
Posted in thread: Serial number? on 07-18-2011 at 10:09 PM
Put a piece of paper over the SN and rub it with a pencil. You might get a readable
impression.Yeah, that was the first thing I tried. It's really filled in pretty good with
paint. I'm going to try th...
Posted in thread: Serial number? on 07-18-2011 at 09:06 PM
Go get some silly putty, playdough, or something similar. When I am working on my car and I
cant tell what kind of bolt something is, this is what I do. I usually even get the
manufacturer's imprint w...