RRBBO13 Pyola Kayrap

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  1. KOTA

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    The pic is cropped a "little" to much...The yellow sign to the right says NO PET ZONE....We had no idea who's dog that was!
     
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    As I read about all youse old guys solutions to our aches and pains, I think about my back broken in a car accident in '85 (they wanted to fuse it and I said no, best decision ever) and my raggedy knees, twisted in HS football and street fighting. My solution is to build bikes where I sit back almost in a recumbent position. Many cruisers are built close to this, raising the seat keeps my knees from having to bend too far. Like most older guys (I'm 58) if I could lose the pudge around the middle I'd be better off. But I'm still in better shape then 95% of my classmates. 40th reunion this year, at the 35th I saw a bunch of old men and felt sorry for their wives, lol. We still ride on!

    Carl.
     
  3. KOTA

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    Carl, they key to riding bikes (except recumbents), for us old guys AND young guys, is never ride or build a bike where your knees get higher than your hips.....Seat low for show...Seat high to fly.
     
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    ^ Riding position is very important for physics and physique. I often skip the 'low to show' in favor of having my bikes at the ready for whenever I need to jump on and ride. I probably lose 5 or more votes that way when it comes time for the voting booth. But I RiDe oN!
     
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    How is the Pyola coming along?
     
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    :acute:What he said.
     
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  7. KOTA

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    Life and health keep getting in the way..haven't given up yet.
     
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    So if you're not going to...
    and you're going against the typecast...

    THEN STRAIGHTEN A FORK OUT!

    Carl.
     
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    Get well, bud.
     
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  10. kingfish254

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    Good luck brother. BTW, Steve posted a calendar cover pic of RATS-ALT on FB. When I went to find your build and finished threads from BO6, all of your photo links are busted :(
    If there were a group of bikes that I would consider "Signature RRB Builds" this one would definitely be in that group!!!!

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