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Posted By smoore

Mitch as you well know, value is only determined...

Mitch as you well know, value is only determined by what someone else (or many someones) is willing to pay for it. Suggest your friend visit Ebay under "Schwinn Paramount Bicycle" to see what others...
08-10-20, 05:07 PM
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Posted By smoore

I'm 70 and as a late adopter I didn't have any...

I'm 70 and as a late adopter I didn't have any kind of cell phone until seven years ago. Having a phone for emergencies is good thing, but it seems to have made us a lot less independent and more...
07-19-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By smoore

I'm north of Atlanta in Gainesville. If you find...

I'm north of Atlanta in Gainesville. If you find yourself in my neck of the woods let me know, I'll buy you lunch, coffee, etc. I'd offer to take you for a ride but I'm not sure I'm fast enough for...
07-13-20, 03:07 PM
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Posted By smoore

The cheap wicking T-shirts would work fine for me...

The cheap wicking T-shirts would work fine for me but A; I would really miss the rear pocket in which I carry my phone, an energy bar and a couple of bucks. B: It would probably keep people from...
05-17-20, 01:20 PM
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Posted By smoore

22 rolling miles today. Temps were perfect in...

22 rolling miles today. Temps were perfect in low 70s when I started but they rose quickly and we got the first 80 degree temps this year and worse...first high humidly of the season.

I also...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:37 AM
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Posted By smoore

Thanks, still love my 585. Obviously color...

Thanks, still love my 585. Obviously color doesn't really make a difference and I'm happy with Black and Blue. But if another in my size were to come along in red or orange I might still pull the...
04-29-20, 10:04 AM
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Posted By smoore

I can relate, but I'm happy for you. Once you...

I can relate, but I'm happy for you. Once you recover you now have a challenge to look forward to. Each time try to go just ten yards further and now you have a cool goal for the rest of the summer...
04-24-20, 05:43 PM
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Posted By smoore

Sounds good, I think I'll track it down. Maybe I...

Sounds good, I think I'll track it down. Maybe I should hold it until the week of the TDF?
04-20-20, 09:49 AM
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Posted By smoore

I'd say you guys burned a few calories on that...

I'd say you guys burned a few calories on that ride. Good job!
04-20-20, 09:46 AM
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Posted By smoore

Wow...a blast from the past! Looks great!

Wow...a blast from the past! Looks great!
04-19-20, 01:13 PM
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Posted By smoore

After the second or third ride you'll wonder how...

After the second or third ride you'll wonder how you ever rode without them. And wait until you try Bibs, most of us never go back to actual shorts. :)
04-06-20, 07:59 AM
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Posted By smoore

Thanks for sharing OP...this kind of thing...

Thanks for sharing OP...this kind of thing happens so seldom that when it does happen it takes us by surprise. Glad you called him on it though. But if you'd hit him in the head with your water...
03-30-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By smoore

Bargeon, I have felt the same this past few...

Bargeon, I have felt the same this past few months as I now have to say "Seventy". It seems a little unreal and maybe embarrassing as everyone is surprised when I tell them. But still....there is a...
03-14-20, 05:40 PM
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Posted By smoore

Are you sure you're 50+? If you're 49...

Are you sure you're 50+? If you're 49 identifying as an old guy....we will out you!
03-14-20, 08:21 AM
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Posted By smoore

Most of us in this thread have been "social...

Most of us in this thread have been "social distancing" for years! Always ahead of the curve.

In fact, I'm going to "social distance" at an average of 16MPH in an hour or so, :)
03-10-20, 11:57 AM
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Posted By smoore

I've been riding since the mid 70s and have...

I've been riding since the mid 70s and have almost always ridden alone. I prefer riding at my own pace, my own route, can change my mind if I want, stop when I want etc.
Interestingly I have always...
03-02-20, 12:23 PM
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Posted By smoore

This thread got me thinking. In the 60s I was a...

This thread got me thinking. In the 60s I was a paperboy with a rural route. Lots of bike riding every day on my Huffy. I also caddied at a golf course on the weekends and that required a ten mile...
01-24-20, 10:03 AM
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Posted By smoore

I think that first guy had a few of these before...

I think that first guy had a few of these before he hit "Record". Interesting.
01-04-20, 09:08 PM
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Posted By smoore

Warm biscuits, cold day...exceptions sometime...

Warm biscuits, cold day...exceptions sometime have to be made. :) :)
01-03-20, 12:22 PM
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Posted By smoore

jappe, very impressed with your milage in cold...

jappe, very impressed with your milage in cold weather. Below 50 and my face and ears keep reminding me how cold it is and I think it hampers my overall efforts even though my core warms up. Could be...
01-03-20, 12:12 PM
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Posted By smoore

All very, very sad. Happy to see that...

All very, very sad. Happy to see that firefighters from the US and other countries are down there trying to help.

I wonder if anyone is working on some new way to fight these fires that seem to be...
12-26-19, 07:34 PM
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Posted By smoore

20 miles today which is twice in three days. ...

20 miles today which is twice in three days. Felt good on the ride but legs a bit sore now. I'm wondering if I need to ride a bit more or if maybe at 70 if I need at least two days between rides? ...
12-24-19, 09:54 PM
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Posted By smoore

Had Christmas stuff to do today but at 65 degrees...

Had Christmas stuff to do today but at 65 degrees couldn't resist doing 21 miles in N. GA today. It was sunny and perfect for riding.

Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays to you all and may God...
12-20-19, 02:12 PM
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Posted By smoore

Ogsarg, compass and graph paper...should I go...

Ogsarg, compass and graph paper...should I go find my slide rule as well? Whadda think I'm old or something?

Caloso, now we're talking. Thanks for doing the math for me and I'm thinking if I...
12-20-19, 02:05 PM
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Posted By smoore

Rseeker, your posts amaze me. I can't imagine...

Rseeker, your posts amaze me. I can't imagine riding in the cold and dark you seem to relish and just the thought of it makes me shiver. I truly am impressed and trust you'll ride safe.
12-19-19, 09:50 AM
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Posted By smoore

OP, maybe it's just the hat that worries them? ...

OP, maybe it's just the hat that worries them? ;)
12-16-19, 04:13 PM
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Posted By smoore

I admire you guys. I'm 70 and grew up with all...

I admire you guys. I'm 70 and grew up with all the stuff you're working on. However, at this point I think I'll enjoy the search and assembly vicariously. :)
12-01-19, 09:48 AM
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Posted By smoore

I'd give anything to have a great bike route that...

I'd give anything to have a great bike route that included a Starbucks! All I have are cows, chicken houses and corn fields. However, that ain't so bad either.
11-29-19, 11:29 PM
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Posted By smoore

Miami, I am impressed with your efforts and your...

Miami, I am impressed with your efforts and your great outlook. All the best as you pedal on!
11-22-19, 08:19 PM
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Views: 3,364
Posted By smoore

I have all flavor of seat posts and I have really...

I have all flavor of seat posts and I have really tried to notice a difference between them...but never have. However, I noticed a BIG difference when I switched one bike from 23mm tires to 25mm. ...
11-19-19, 09:03 PM
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Posted By smoore

Greenhill, DougG, Thanks for your input. I...

Greenhill, DougG,
Thanks for your input. I guess I'm just struggling with the concept of getting slower no matter what I do. I've always been able to get better if I just trained a bit more, ate...
11-06-19, 05:41 PM
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Posted By smoore

I'm 70 and yes...those moments seem to occur more...

I'm 70 and yes...those moments seem to occur more often. Don't give in, find a system that will help you deal with it!
10-31-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,624
Posted By smoore

I live in a suburban area that used to allow me...

I live in a suburban area that used to allow me to do a thirty mile ride any day right from my driveway. Today, I put my bike in the car and drive ten miles to a rural area and ride from there to...
09-18-19, 09:06 AM
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Posted By smoore

Nice, must have taken a bit of time to set up all...

Nice, must have taken a bit of time to set up all those shots.
05-25-19, 04:35 PM
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Views: 33,718
Posted By smoore

I'm not arguing with a man who rides a 40lb bike....

I'm not arguing with a man who rides a 40lb bike. You might throw it at me.
05-23-19, 08:35 PM
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Views: 13,083
Posted By smoore

Agree. I am a short guy with short arms and 28"...

Agree. I am a short guy with short arms and 28" inseam. I can ride a 49 but only if it comes with a TT no longer than 51cm max. Which means a 48cm or 44cm is generally what fits me best. Women...
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