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09-18-20, 05:29 PM
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Posted By big john

Always enjoy reading about your rides!

Always enjoy reading about your rides!
09-18-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Carbonated

Great!

Inspiring - thanks for sharing!
09-18-20, 03:59 PM
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Views: 96
Posted By oldnslo

Looks like a great ride, good friends, and tasty...

Looks like a great ride, good friends, and tasty frosty adult beverages!
09-16-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Iride01

Yes, call Garmin and see what they'll do. Even if...

Yes, call Garmin and see what they'll do. Even if they only offer you a re-furb'd unit at the flat rate repair price, that's still better than getting a new something else that is equivalent. But you...
09-16-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By jlmonte

I wonder if AAA will plan a TripTik for you? A...

I wonder if AAA will plan a TripTik for you? A little old school, but you could impress your friend by reading a paper map, and wearing a watch. Distance = Rate x Time. Happy travels and a safe...
09-12-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By big john

Great ride, jppe. Happy birthday!

Great ride, jppe. Happy birthday!
09-12-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By bruce19

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on...

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on my Ducatis. Lovely.
09-09-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By 2cam16

Was looking forward to a nice gravel ride today ...

Was looking forward to a nice gravel ride today but then this has been the scene of our day here so far. Taken at 10:40AM
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50324477081_a905de345d_b.jpg...
09-09-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,408
Posted By y0x8

https://i.postimg.cc/FF7C4PMP/IMGP7716.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/FF7C4PMP/IMGP7716.jpg (https://postimg.cc/YjBzNxqg)
09-07-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By woodcraft

I had a few, as I recall, but by near the end I...

I had a few, as I recall, but by near the end I had worn thru the tires and the spares, and had to hitchhike to the nearest college town to get another.
Max one day mileage was 140, & worked out to...
08-31-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By zacster

I did the 50 mile Tour de Brooklyn with my...

I did the 50 mile Tour de Brooklyn with my daughter today. She saw the map up on my computer screen about a month ago and said she wanted to do that and I had just partially rebuilt my wife's old...
08-30-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By 2cam16

Water bottles?

Water bottles?
08-28-20, 06:07 AM
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Views: 519,408
Posted By indyfabz

Another shot from last week in Amsih country. ...

Another shot from last week in Amsih country.


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08-26-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,805
Posted By nomadmax

This happens to be a timely thread for me ;) ...

This happens to be a timely thread for me ;)

I'm sitting here at this very moment with fractured ribs, a healed punctured lung, a cracked pelvis in two places (left side) lots of road rash and...
08-24-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,408
Posted By indyfabz

Rolled a three-day tour out to state park and...

Rolled a three-day tour out to state park and back. Rode out on Wednesday. Thursday I took a day ride through the Conestoga Valley, which is home to many Amish and Mennonite families and farms, to a...
08-23-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,237
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Posted By Wildwood

my last post for a while. time to take a break,...

my last post for a while.
time to take a break, (from posting, not riding)
I should backpack
a few nights this summer
in the Cascades, Alpine Lakes Wilderness.
Pratt Lake is a good base camp -...
08-22-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Michael Ar

I'm in Iowa City, which is about 20 miles south...

I'm in Iowa City, which is about 20 miles south of Cedar Rapids. We had winds around 80 mph and I had a few medium branches down in the yard and part of the wooden fence down. So not bad here...
08-22-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,315
Posted By DiabloScott

I dread the day I can't ride - it's such a part...

I dread the day I can't ride - it's such a part of my identity. But some day that day will arrive... whether it's balance or reaction time or vision or whatever.
The new indoor trainers are so good...
08-21-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,737
Posted By Kabuki12

All large or oversized vehicles are a problem for...

All large or oversized vehicles are a problem for cyclists. Even with the "Share the Road" laws now in effect here in California larger vehicles rarely give a three foot clearance for cyclists . The...
08-12-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,896
Posted By indyfabz

I remember my first visit to a topless beach....

I remember my first visit to a topless beach. Nice, France in 1985. It was not as "picturesque" as I had imagined it was going to be.
08-04-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,408
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/1a1a3ff07cb422059415aa28bb0...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/1a1a3ff07cb422059415aa28bb03dc47/04cc8a1771e0c191755199cc5af04906/s1024.jpg

Haijimadaishi, a Buddhist temple in Akishima (Tokyo) that I cycled past on my way home on a 163...
08-01-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 31,103
Posted By DiabloScott

I met a colleague on a business trip once who...

I met a colleague on a business trip once who told me all about his custom BMW where they called him from Germany and held his hand at every step of the process and sent him photos and updates. When...
08-01-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By GlennR

He's a BEAST. 30 years old with 2 kids so he...

He's a BEAST.

30 years old with 2 kids so he no longer competes. I went out with him last week for a 40 mile ride... 4200' of climbing. I live on Long Island and here I maybe do 1600' in 40 miles....
07-30-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By John E

My little guys are 5 and 3. Henry has a bicycle,...

My little guys are 5 and 3. Henry has a bicycle, and Erik has a tricycle, but they also like to make their dad do all the work by pulling them in the Burley trailer. Here Henry is showing Erik how to...
07-29-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,570
Posted By John E

Pre-COVID I had been walking (12-to-15-minute...

Pre-COVID I had been walking (12-to-15-minute miles) about 5 to 8 miles per day as part of my daily commute, plus lifting weights 3 or 4 days/week at the Y. Bicycling was relegated primarily to...
07-27-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By Iride01

I crashed in a 10 year old Giro Interceptor...

I crashed in a 10 year old Giro Interceptor helmet last year. Only cracked my skull in three places.

So it worked and saved me. Would I have fared better in a new one? Who knows? But since I...
07-26-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,237
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Views: 459,482
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-17-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,653
Posted By cccorlew

Someone asked for videos... Me on a ride: ...

Someone asked for videos...
Me on a ride:
https://youtu.be/u8zh3zhOwfY

Wife on commute
https://youtu.be/64PxL9Lfj64

and another
https://youtu.be/TyYqv1nT7ro
07-12-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By Wildwood

Nice day for a ride. Upper 60ís in the...

Nice day for a ride. Upper 60ís in the mid-afternoon and cloudy.
...
07-07-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By John E

One of my son's neighbors organizes a...

One of my son's neighbors organizes a neighborhood Independence Day parade, but they wisely canceled this year. (The organizer's wife has MS, so that probably makes her especially vulnerable to...
07-05-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,408
Posted By Trsnrtr

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-05-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By groth

Mini-Parade!

Yes, our Memorial Day and Independence Day parades around here have been canceled. However, we just ride our "float" through town, the same as when we ride it in the regular parade. There's a blue...
07-04-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By berner

July Fourth Parade

The Bristol Fourth of July Parade was inaugurated in 1785. As you might imagine, this small town is mighty proud of this. The parade is always fun with marching bands from as far away as Minnesota...
06-30-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,228
Posted By DiabloScott

Fastest century I ever did was 5 hours ride time....

Fastest century I ever did was 5 hours ride time. It wasn't flat, I wasn't over 50, and there was at least an hour of accumulated rest stop time.
My normal centuries are more like 6.5 hours total...
06-23-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By SammyJ

Did something I've never done before

While spinning at 70-75 RPM, I reached down grabbed my water bottle, drank, and returned it. Never broke cadence.
06-23-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By indyfabz

Might want to slap on some pedals. :D

Might want to slap on some pedals. :D
06-20-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,570
Posted By OldsCOOL

Dumptrucks pulling flatbeds with equipment. The...

Dumptrucks pulling flatbeds with equipment. The drivers are like always qualifying for the NASCAR Truck Series.
06-07-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By dagray

Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with...

Ride to church on my Raleigh Talus 29er (with road tread)
https://www.strava.com/activities/3579946469...
06-04-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,237
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Views: 459,482
Posted By DougG

I don't know if this violates some sort of forum...

I don't know if this violates some sort of forum guidelines, but for those of you on Facebook there is a really nice group called "Cycling Past 70", made up of mature riders around the world, posting...
05-28-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By wthensler

I managed 54 yesterday and 40 today in the FL...

I managed 54 yesterday and 40 today in the FL heat. 700 for the month - I may hit 800 or more if the weather cooperates.

Speaking of which, summer is indeed upon us in FL - through the roof...
05-27-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,687
Posted By tntyz

My lesson learned is that I care about PRs, but...

My lesson learned is that I care about PRs, but not overall standings so much. I never was the fastest guy on a bike, but I'm still having plenty of fun.
05-26-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,408
Posted By ascherer

I played in this park before this little item was...

I played in this park before this little item was built.

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05-21-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By OldTryGuy

In the low 90įF and got in a 63 mile ride today...

In the low 90įF and got in a 63 mile ride today now 25 days out from my being run into by mama pig that left me with the cracked left scapula, ribs number 5 and 6 left side cracked and punctured lung...
05-17-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25,504
Views: 2,522,794
Posted By rumrunn6

you guys look pretty close to ea other

you guys look pretty close to ea other
05-08-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,413
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅI have brought two BF subscribers on tour to...

ɅɅɅɅI have brought two BF subscribers on tour to my LBS.[/quote]
05-03-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,408
Posted By GlennR

Round Swamp Road passes through Bethpage State...

Round Swamp Road passes through Bethpage State Park. There's a open gateway for golfers to cross from one side to the other and there's a bench at the Tee on the 15th green. There used to be a water...
05-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,045
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Along similar lines to the above (I am the OP in...

Along similar lines to the above (I am the OP in this thread, BTW) I also regularly see an orthopedic surgeon. I have osteoarthritis in both knees and need periodic hyaluronic acid injections to keep...
05-01-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,045
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Doctor's Advice on 'Training' and Getting Old

I got brave and actually had my previously cancelled (Covid-19 concerns) annual physical exam today (my DOB is 1949). I am now facing (or more accurately admitting) that my kind of 'performance...
05-01-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Other than the crazy drivers, it looks like a...

Other than the crazy drivers, it looks like a nice place to ride. I live in one of the most densely populated places on earth, and have to go a loooong way to get into the countryside. Though there...
04-25-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By TiHabanero

Furlough projects done

Today was the last day of projects I had put into motion when this whole virus thing took off and I was laid off. Timing was perfect as I have been called in to work starting Monday. The trim work...
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