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05-23-06, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By netso

Multiple Myeloma diagnosis

I have been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. It has really played havoc with my cycling. Right now I cannot ride. Has anyone here have it? How has it been for your cycling?
Stan
02-11-06, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By netso

I am almost pain free, will begin riding again...

I am almost pain free, will begin riding again next week. The meds have been working, and I am encouraged. Thanks for the support!!!!
Stan
02-04-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By netso

Multiple Myeloma diagnosis

I have just been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. Does anyone on this forum have it? Has it changed your riding? I will be taking Procrit (EPO), my hematocrit and iron levels are very low. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-05, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By netso

I live in Tampa, and I love riding. For rentals...

I live in Tampa, and I love riding. For rentals try University Bike shop, ask for Manny or Carlos. I ride in Thonotosassa, FL. which is quite rural. The Freewheelers are an excellent club, check...
10-21-05, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By netso

I ride in San Antonio (hills), withlacoochee...

I ride in San Antonio (hills), withlacoochee trail, suncoast trail, and around my area in Thonotosassa Florida all the time. The temp never hits 100, but the humidity is usually high in the summer. ...
10-12-05, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By netso

The Withlacoochhee trail is great! However, the...

The Withlacoochhee trail is great! However, the Van Fleet trail is also good. Most of Central Florida is great riding. Also the Suncoast trail!!!!! Florida is great riding in the winter months.
10-07-05, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,008
Posted By netso

Garmin GPS Cyclocomputer?

I saw that Garmin is coming out with a cyclocomputer that supposedly gives you speed, HRM, cadence etc. My wife just purchased a Polar CS200cad. which she loves. I was ready to get one until I...
10-03-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By netso

During the aerobic range most of the energy is...

During the aerobic range most of the energy is provided by fatty acids. This is a great way to burn fats. Proteins are definitely not for energy, they are difficult to digest, many of the enzymes...
10-03-05, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By netso

My first Bonk

I bonked on a ride this weekend (100). I normally do not eat breakfast, take an endurance drink, eat energy bars on the ride. This weekend I did not have my endurance drink, ate eggs, bacon and...
09-30-05, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By netso

I have a Canny R4000si, however if I could...

I have a Canny R4000si, however if I could replace it I would want a replica of my 1985 Ciocc Mockba 531 SL Columbus frame. It was great, but stolen!!!!
09-30-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By netso

Taking in 2000 Kilocalories does not mean you...

Taking in 2000 Kilocalories does not mean you absorb 2000 Kilocalories. Digestion is about 50% efficient, absorption about 55% efficient.
09-27-05, 01:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,567
Posted By netso

I use the "Take A Look" mirror. Mounts on my...

I use the "Take A Look" mirror. Mounts on my sunglasses. Will not ride without it!!!!
09-12-05, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By netso

By the way, it is in Bartow, FL>

By the way, it is in Bartow, FL>
09-12-05, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By netso

Tour De Tow, 11/19/2005

Has anyone ridden this ride? Tell me about it. What is the weather like?
Forum: Touring
08-28-05, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By netso

Ride Across America?

My wife and I would like to do this next year, what are the best tours? What bikes do we need? Time needed? We currently have Canny r4000si & Canny R2000si.
08-28-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By netso

Tour of America?

I was wondering, why not a TOUR OF AMERICA? Are we not as good as the French? Why not? It seems like it would be succesful?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-05, 05:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By netso

Polar CS200cad

Finally arrived. It is great. The readout is large, gives a lot of info, and it is easy to use. The only negative is that the cadence sending unit is large (minor). It is very nice!!!!!
08-18-05, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By netso

An experiment I, and others have done in Science...

An experiment I, and others have done in Science classes. If you take a tooth or nail, place in a cup with soda overnight - voila! It dissolves. Reason enough to quit!!!
I have a Ph.D in...
08-15-05, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By netso

Some peop;e are confusing Body Fat and BMI>

Some peop;e are confusing Body Fat and BMI>
08-15-05, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By netso

My BMI has always been high!! I was a...

My BMI has always been high!! I was a professional body builder, never fat. My body fat went from a low of 2% to what I have now, 11.76%. However, I have always been above 28! No BMI for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-05, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By netso

Gommitalia Tires?

I need to buy new tires. I have heard good reviews about Gommitalia, particularly Calypso K tires. Do any of you have any experience with these tires? Your help would be appreciated!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,206
Posted By netso

undefined I rode the Strawberry Century when I...

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I rode the Strawberry Century when I was 30+ in 4:34. Now I am 62, and my Century is around 6 hours.
Alot of the slow down is the loss of MACHISMO. :)
03-28-05, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By netso

I would like to go across America! My wife and I...

I would like to go across America! My wife and I probably will do this next year.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-05, 12:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 23,984
Posted By netso

I like tubulars. They ride better, and very easy...

I like tubulars. They ride better, and very easy to change if you get a flat. I just carry a spare (already stretched), and some glue. You can also ride when they go flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-05, 10:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,336
Posted By netso

Front 54-39 rear 11-21 I used to hold the...

Front 54-39
rear 11-21
I used to hold the National Record in ths squat. I am strong, but hills kill me!
02-17-05, 10:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,744
Posted By netso

Not being able to chase young girls, they run too...

Not being able to chase young girls, they run too fast, and I do not have enough money to slow them down! This is actually an advantage!
02-10-05, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,555
Posted By netso

I have a 19' Kayak. Sports Rig trailers are the...

I have a 19' Kayak. Sports Rig trailers are the way to go. You can actually customize to fit your bikes and Kayak.
02-03-05, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,667
Posted By netso

I am 62 yo. I weighed 194 in the 12th Grade...

I am 62 yo. I weighed 194 in the 12th Grade (16yo), I weigh 194-196 now. I had the advantage of being a Pro Athlete, owning my own gym. However, I never have eaten crap foods. I eat well Monday...
01-14-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By netso

From what I gather, Prinivil (Lisinopril), is the...

From what I gather, Prinivil (Lisinopril), is the way to go. I will ask my Physician about this product my next checkup which is in February.
01-14-05, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By netso

I think friction shifters are OK, at least they...

I think friction shifters are OK, at least they were ok for me. However, if you wanted to sell the bike to a newbie, friction shifters would be out. Besides I like to keep this bike AUTHENTIC.
01-13-05, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By netso

1984 Ciocc Mockba

I still have, and love this bike. I currently ride a Canny R4000si, a nice bike. However, my steel Ciocc is every bit as good, and even more comfortable. The one drawback is friction shifters. It...
01-13-05, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By netso

LoPressor was given to me by my Doctor for HBP. ...

LoPressor was given to me by my Doctor for HBP. Also, Adalat CC. I immediately slowed down on the bike. It felt like I gained 20 pounds. I stopped the LoPressor, voila, I speeded up again. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-05, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,306
Posted By netso

I have a 2001 R400si, and my son has a 1999 r4000...

I have a 2001 R400si, and my son has a 1999 r4000 Caad4. They are wonderful bikes. With only 1000 miles on the clock for the 4000, it is a hands on choice. DA components are light and responsive. ...
12-19-04, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By netso

High Blood Pressure

First of all I must say that I am in pretty good shape. I am 61yo, having a resting heart rate of 44, LT of 28, and a 41 VO2. However, I have HBP. I was given ADALAT, and LOPRESSOR. Since then I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-04, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By netso

I saw the program and came away with the...

I saw the program and came away with the impression that he was very bitter. I liked him a lot more before the program.
12-02-04, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By netso

I was a pro bodybuilder most of my life. ...

I was a pro bodybuilder most of my life. Bicycling was an adjunct for my training. I sort of wish that I would have taken up the bicycle as a sport rather than as a hobby and training tool. I...
12-02-04, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By netso

I still ride, had a bike fit done, but no...

I still ride, had a bike fit done, but no massage. I will try this next. I go to the gym, and do stretches. I was relating the poor healing to "old age".
12-02-04, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By netso

Help Interpret Results

I recently was tested by a visiting Physiologist at my bike shop. I am 61yo, VO2 was 40, LT was 81%, RHR was 44. I was not given what these numbers mean. What do they mean? Are they any good?
11-30-04, 01:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,855
Posted By netso

I had a bad accident on my bike in 1992. I was...

I had a bad accident on my bike in 1992. I was hit by a car. I broke three ribs, broke and dislocated the shoulder(Right), and a concussion with a fractured skull. I did not have a helmet. Macho...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-04, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By netso

Canny r4000si

I have owned this bike for about 2 years. I really love it. Does anyone here own or ridden one? Give me your opinions. :)
11-30-04, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By netso

Hamstring Problems

I have had a sore hamstring for almost 6 months. It has really bothered my riding, after about 10-12 miles it starts hurting. This has really slowed me down. I cannot seem to mend the hamstring. ...
09-24-04, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 326,572
Posted By netso

I am 61yo. I ride a Canny r4000si. My wife is...

I am 61yo. I ride a Canny r4000si. My wife is 59yo. She rides a Canny r2000si. We ride at least twice a week, maybe 40-50 miles. We ride approximately 100 miles per week. We both eat well and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-04, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By netso

What do you think a 2001 Canny r4000si is worth?

This Canny is in mint condition. Has about 4000 miles. What do you think?
08-11-04, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By netso

Hamstring Pain

I am experiencing Hamstring pain. When I ride about 30 - 50 miles the pain becomes a problem. I have my seat set at 74 cm, have a 31 inch inseam. Is my seat too high? Never experienced the pain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-04, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,826
Posted By netso

I have used many saddles, the Fizik Aliante is...

I have used many saddles, the Fizik Aliante is great. I have over 1000 miles on mine with no discomfort. I am 5'10, 195lbs.
Forum: Touring
07-25-04, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By netso

Lake City, Florida

I will be in Lake City on July 26th. Should I bring my bike? Who should I contact? I will be there a few days.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-04, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By netso

I own a CAAD6, r4000si and my wife a CAAD5. ...

I own a CAAD6, r4000si and my wife a CAAD5. These are essentially the same frame. We have ridden these for about 2 years, and love them. You cannot go wrong with a CAAD5 frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-03, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By netso

Mario Cippolini Pro's

I just replaced my axial Pro's. One of the complaints I had was the frequent flats. With all the advice here and the LBS, I settled on M. Cippolini Pro's with Armadillo technology. They are a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-03, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By netso

Conti Attack/Force tires

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I am looking at Conti's Attack/Force tires to replace my Axial Pro's. What do you think of these tires? Are they a gimmick?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-03, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By netso

tires

My wifes and my Michelin Axial Pro's need replacing. My wife has had zero flats, I have had many. I weigh 205#. What is a good replacement? Give me your opinions. :)
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