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08-10-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,472
Posted By BookFinder

Almost lifelong motorcyclist speaking here. The...

Almost lifelong motorcyclist speaking here. The word you are looking for us posers. Many posers have a $25,000 garage-queen motorcycle sitting in the carport, and $1,500 worth of helmets and gear...
06-17-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,639
Posted By BookFinder

Not always, but when I do go (while feeling bad)...

Not always, but when I do go (while feeling bad) it does lift my mood.
06-08-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By BookFinder

I take it and have no problems. My doc says that...

I take it and have no problems. My doc says that if I would lose 20 lbs I could get off the med. So far I've not focused on that, because I figured out experimenting that losing 20 much weight would...
04-29-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,846
Posted By BookFinder

No mask for Rick while riding. Mostly I ride...

No mask for Rick while riding. Mostly I ride alone, and most of my riding now is for exercise and stress-relief.

On the occasions with I ride with someone else the other is my wife. We sleep...
03-29-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,240
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 462,779
Posted By BookFinder

So today I made 65, to my own surprise and the...

So today I made 65, to my own surprise and the utter astonishment of many in my family. Here's to the next 20. :thumb:
03-10-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,842
Posted By BookFinder

A couple of useful links. Nice graphics at...

A couple of useful links.

Nice graphics at this one with listings by state: Charts of US & Canada (https://coronavirus.1point3acres.com/)

Worldwide infections: Johns Hopkins - big picture of...
01-18-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,505
Posted By BookFinder

:50: What grubetown said. It all boils down...

:50: What grubetown said.

It all boils down to how you plan to use it. The last time I bought a new bike was in 2003. Truth told, the only bikes I've owned that were ridden strictly as they were...
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By BookFinder

Scotch...

Scotch...
12-31-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,853
Posted By BookFinder

Saving for later...

Saving for later...
Forum: Introductions
12-27-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By BookFinder

Welcome. I and more than a few others likewise...

Welcome. I and more than a few others likewise fit the old and fat description. You will find good company here! :giver:
Forum: Foo
12-25-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By BookFinder

Christmas, a merry one, to all

Annie just stomping about in her boots, entourage following, to give a non-traditional perspective on the mood of the day.

https://youtu.be/ZlsJD8RlhbI

I'm curious about the mythical critter...
11-10-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,635
Posted By BookFinder

This - I'm now aged 64; my Dad died at 60 of a...

This -
I'm now aged 64; my Dad died at 60 of a stroke, and all of his brothers died of coronary issues. The genetic deck is stacked against me so I figure to just keep doing what I enjoy until I...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By BookFinder

Semper Fi on the occasion of the 244th...

Semper Fi on the occasion of the 244th anniversary of our founding.

1972-76

https://youtu.be/A9Q4rQPVhrM
10-25-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By BookFinder

:50: Absolutely. For example, if you calculate...

:50: Absolutely. For example, if you calculate the price of a fully outfitted fishing boat (live wells, 2-way radio, sonar, etc), licenses, gear and tackle, bait and other stuff, and then divide that...
09-28-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By BookFinder

86 yr old gets a bucket list bike ride

Just one of those fun to read stories.

86 yr old gets bucket list bike ride (https://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20190928/woman-86-fulfills-bucket-list-wish-for-first-ever-bike-ride)
08-31-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By BookFinder

Saddle comfort is my non-negotiable. After that,...

Saddle comfort is my non-negotiable. After that, my tolerance for nuances of geometry, stem length, stand over, and other factors are all flexible.
08-21-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,569
Posted By BookFinder

^^^^ What they all said...

^^^^
What they all said...
08-08-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,026
Posted By BookFinder

Moderate stretching “awakens” one’s muscles and...

Moderate stretching “awakens” one’s muscles and gets blood flowing. Why would anyone consider that a detriment to better performance?
07-27-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,030
Posted By BookFinder

Have mercy - I never begrudge anyone a decent...

Have mercy - I never begrudge anyone a decent life, but your arrogance is almost palpable.

Seriously, there's only one way we all get out of here (i.e., life on this earth), and the effects of...
07-17-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,699
Posted By BookFinder

I've never, not once had that problem with the BF...

I've never, not once had that problem with the BF software. The problem is in your browser, or in your internet service provider. Or, it can be in your computer; insufficient RAM memory, malware, OS...
07-14-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,808
Posted By BookFinder

I'm not a newbie, have a life outside of the...

I'm not a newbie, have a life outside of the internet and forums, and read more than I post, so my post count is not that high.

Last week I had googled Nexus hubs and found a six or seven year-old...
07-01-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,867
Posted By BookFinder

Yo Priyank - Take note of the above...

Yo Priyank -



Take note of the above short sentence. It has to do with what is called "target fixation," meaning we go where we are looking.

Thinking back on it, this is where my younger...
06-16-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,532
Posted By BookFinder

I beg to differ, guv'ner. BMI is an...

I beg to differ, guv'ner.

BMI is an excellent indicator for most of the population, because overweight due to muscle mass is a very, very small percentage of the people being weighed. All of us...
06-14-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,532
Posted By BookFinder

"A Wal-Mart bike will self-destruct under a 300...

"A Wal-Mart bike will self-destruct under a 300 lb guy."

Oh Lord - please deliver me from the elitists and bike-pharisees who doth protest loudly on the street corners of their rightness. They...
06-10-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,199
Posted By BookFinder

I'm completely unconcerned by "what we learned."...

I'm completely unconcerned by "what we learned." Rather, I've enjoyed reading the entire thread (again) to learn how it worked out for the OP.

The idea that knowledge limited solely to the sport...
06-07-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,006
Posted By BookFinder

LOL. Yep. That is a garage sale bike we bought on...

LOL. Yep. That is a garage sale bike we bought on the cheap to ride the grands around the neighborhood. Heaviest dang thing I've ever lifted onto that rack, but it was a perfect mount for the...
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