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07-22-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By OldTryGuy

After checking out the rack I would have to add a...

After checking out the rack I would have to add a ------

4. Must add air bags to rear suspension of vehicle if not a HD Dually 4X4 pick-m up truck. Rack is bullet proof and weighs a ton. :D
...
07-22-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,784
Posted By OldTryGuy

Last week I did 3 rides --- 112 miles Tuesday,...

Last week I did 3 rides --- 112 miles Tuesday, 125 miles Thursday and 128 miles Saturday on my 2018 Roubaix Expert and they were GREAT comfortable laid back "chill'n" rides. If I did the same rides...
07-21-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By OldTryGuy

My 3 Gap rides were 103 miles with around...

My 3 Gap rides were 103 miles with around 11,000'.

First ride on my 2013 Propel Advanced SL was in 2015 at age 65 on 3 weeks notice. Typical SW FL riding is 100 miles with 200' so pretty much...
07-21-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,839
Posted By OldTryGuy

Call my judgemental but since MANY DRIVERS do not...

Call my judgemental but since MANY DRIVERS do not even employ the use of the NON-OPTION turn signals, why should any bicyclist think that a left hand raised would be connected to indicating a right...
07-21-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,839
Posted By OldTryGuy

Wouldn't be surprised if many drivers have no...

Wouldn't be surprised if many drivers have no idea what a "left hand raised" means since many haven't a clue about proper driving. POINTING pretty much is self explanatory.

TAPPING BUTT can also...
07-20-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24,449
Views: 2,283,316
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
07-20-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24,449
Views: 2,283,316
Posted By OldTryGuy

Headed out at 12:34AM today after early evening...

Headed out at 12:34AM today after early evening showers. Temps cooled down, awesome almost full moon, traffic very light but still more than usual. Found 3 cents but it took 128.28 miles of...
07-19-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldTryGuy

Dang, and I just got my "T" shot today and...

Dang, and I just got my "T" shot today and thought, "yea, that's the ticket"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyp9fh-u4w8
07-18-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By OldTryGuy

THANKS for the PSA. :thumb: Will have to...

THANKS for the PSA. :thumb:

Will have to think about riding that much. Last week, 69th birthday ride 141 miles. Tuesday this week 112 miles. Felt OK today even though "T" is down so got out at...
07-18-19, 01:25 PM
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Posted By OldTryGuy

Got out again this morning. Tuesday was 112 miles...

Got out again this morning. Tuesday was 112 miles and today 125 miles. LBS ride is Saturday at 8AM and maybe I'll have a three-peet. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
07-18-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,675
Posted By OldTryGuy

MY attitude is spot on for my personal health. ...

MY attitude is spot on for my personal health. The Metformin that I take is not for diabetes but instead aggressive Prostate Cancer and as far as I am concerned it is a life sentence not a death...
07-17-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By OldTryGuy

Sadly, many people don't even see cars or trucks...

Sadly, many people don't even see cars or trucks or motorcycles. Just had a 4 wheel turn left as 2 wheel (motorcycle) approached. 2 wheel went into passenger door resulting in 2 wheel rider death +...
07-16-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By OldTryGuy

Publication worth looking into ---- Life on...

Publication worth looking into ----

Life on ADT (http://www.lifeonadt.com/)
07-16-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By OldTryGuy

Contrary to historically medical PCa thinking I...

Contrary to historically medical PCa thinking I have been prescribed Cypionate bi-weekly but I play with the time gap. Messed up on last injection and "T" level dropped to 15ng/dL. Already had one...
07-16-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By OldTryGuy

Saddened to read that you have been diagnosed...

Saddened to read that you have been diagnosed with PCa. I would highly suggest you join----

https://www.inspire.com/groups/us-too-prostate-cancer/

The members have a wealth of knowledge and...
07-14-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By OldTryGuy

thehammerdog ---- congratulations :thumb: :thumb:...

thehammerdog ---- congratulations :thumb: :thumb:


DLF > DNF >> DNS

Dead Last Finish > Did Not Finish >> Did Not Start
07-14-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By OldTryGuy

I enjoy long rides on my "grocery grabber." My...

I enjoy long rides on my "grocery grabber." My 141 miles last Wednesday for my 69th birthday included 95 miles riding my grocery grabber with front basket on with many of them in the rain. By...
07-12-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,700
Posted By OldTryGuy

I wonder if those on the receiving end of their...

I wonder if those on the receiving end of their daily gift in these locals

https://www.gfmag.com/global-data/economic-data/the-poorest-countries-in-the-world

might want to return it if at all...
07-12-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,997
Posted By OldTryGuy

My thoughts --- ......Forget about legs...

My thoughts ---

......Forget about legs hurting or not hurting,

Forget about 10 miles being good or 100+ miles being good,

......Forget about if you feel great or feel crappy after the ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,165
Posted By OldTryGuy

JUST got a pair of Przewalski 3D shorts in and...

JUST got a pair of Przewalski 3D shorts in and wore them on my 69 Birthday Ride yesterday. First 105 miles of the 141 miles were in those shorts and even after being sopping wet for hours from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By OldTryGuy

Bet +20psi might have prevented it. :innocent:

Bet +20psi might have prevented it. :innocent:
07-11-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,955
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG, :mad: , missed the required time by 29:10...

DANG, :mad: , missed the required time by 29:10 yesterday on my 69th birthday ride.


Distance 141.22 mi



Calories 7,908 CCalories

Timing 9:39:39Time
07-10-19, 06:42 PM
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Posted By OldTryGuy

69th Birthday ride today. Began under clouds and...

69th Birthday ride today. Began under clouds and stars. Then torrential downpour. Clears but wind increases as sun comes up. HOT & HUMID. 141 miles.
07-09-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By OldTryGuy

Wishing I was there. Only other thing I would...

Wishing I was there. Only other thing I would want is the wind behind me the whole ride.

BE SAFE, ENJOY and NO SUPER TUCKS!!!! on the downhills
07-09-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By OldTryGuy

HAVE A BLAST TODAY!!!! :speedy: :thumb::thumb: ...

HAVE A BLAST TODAY!!!! :speedy: :thumb::thumb:

SW FL resident here and going from 100+ mile rides with 100' - 200' of elevation change to Six Gap's 11,000+' in 103 miles IS A BLAST !!!!
07-09-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,650
Posted By OldTryGuy

I now wear arm sleeves and found them to be much...

I now wear arm sleeves and found them to be much better than going sleeveless or slapping on sunscreen. Common sense dictated that by doing so would help reduce the chances of adding skin cancer to...
07-08-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By OldTryGuy

When do you say enough and put them down? ...

When do you say enough and put them down?



inanimate or not, when the Dr. said "very aggressive PCa" it was

has·ta la vis·ta to "the Boys" :eek: :eek:

bicycling is much -- MUCH MORE...
07-08-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,774
Posted By OldTryGuy

Don't need no stinking Ziploc or Otterbox, cause...

Don't need no stinking Ziploc or Otterbox, cause I got this >>>

https://www.kyoceramobile.com/duraxv-lte/
07-08-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,045
Posted By OldTryGuy

eee qual pay --- EEE QUAL PAY ------...

eee qual pay

--- EEE QUAL PAY

------ EEE QUAL PAY

for Moderators !!! :hug:
07-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,178
Posted By OldTryGuy

When I woke up on my 50th, 19 years ago this...

When I woke up on my 50th, 19 years ago this Wednesday, I looked in the mirror and said, "you ARE OLD and most likely there is less time left to live than having already lived and you will be told...
07-06-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,441
Posted By OldTryGuy

Flat SW FL roads permit longer non-stop almost no...

Flat SW FL roads permit longer non-stop almost no coasting rides. Yesterday was 65 non-stop miles. If my Mo-Jo is going good on long home area rides then typically 100 miles before stopping. During...
07-05-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24,449
Views: 2,283,316
Posted By OldTryGuy

62 miles on Tuesday then some HOT hedge trimming...

62 miles on Tuesday then some HOT hedge trimming in afternoon. Yesterday was lawn mowing (riding mower thankfully) with temps 93°F to 95°F. Out this morning at 1:30AM with heat index at 90°F and...
07-02-19, 07:52 PM
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Posted By OldTryGuy

A disappointing TOO day tooday ----- too...

A disappointing TOO day tooday -----

too late heading out for the start

too hot too begin the ride

too much wind too pedal intoo

too tired after sixty too point too miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,634
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just another :thumb: :thumb: and IMO you should...

Just another :thumb: :thumb: and IMO you should be happy with what ever you wind up with after a ride because ---- you got out for a ride!!!!

Speed will improve by putting in greater effort and...
07-02-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nicely done. :thumb: :thumb: ...

Nicely done. :thumb: :thumb:
.................The weather forecast at Cape Cod Rail Trail. (https://www.capecodbikeguide.com/railtrail.asp) looks AWESOME compared to here. Just finished up a time...
07-02-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By OldTryGuy

Very good news for sure. Enjoy the K-B and...

Very good news for sure. Enjoy the K-B and cycling.
07-02-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By OldTryGuy

HOLY COW!!!!! So what's up from the ortho ???

HOLY COW!!!!! So what's up from the ortho ???
07-02-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,289
Posted By OldTryGuy

34 pounds gone since January is OUTSTANDING !!!...

34 pounds gone since January is OUTSTANDING !!! :thumb: :thumb:

It is healthier obtaining calories from protein rather than cookies-candy-cake---SUGAR.

Continued success in the future.
07-01-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: Will be 69 next week and CAN...

:thumb: :thumb:

Will be 69 next week and CAN NOT go off road due to crunchy joints so do another off ride for me and ENJOY!!!. Next week's Birthday Ride will be 2x age.
07-01-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,003
Posted By OldTryGuy

Step 1 is adjust seat so feet easily touch...

Step 1 is adjust seat so feet easily touch ground.

Step 2 is remove pedals.

Step 3 is---- in a parking lot that is empty mount bike and walk it along straight, turn, straight --- get the feel....
06-29-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,410
Posted By OldTryGuy

making EYE CONTACT is no guarantee that one has...

making EYE CONTACT is no guarantee that one has been seen
06-28-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24,449
Views: 2,283,316
Posted By OldTryGuy

Began first segment of 41 miles at 12:35AM this...

Began first segment of 41 miles at 12:35AM this morning but not really feeling the MOJO. Got home, showered and took a bit of a nap then back out at 7AM with MOJO found and got another 60 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,671
Posted By OldTryGuy

Saw this comparison chart, NOT ENDORSING ANY ONE...

Saw this comparison chart, NOT ENDORSING ANY ONE ITEM IN PARTICULAR, just thought it is informative.

https://www.cranksports.com/efuel/comparisons/
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,010
Posted By OldTryGuy

"...espresso flavor...." or actual espresso ????...

"...espresso flavor...." or actual espresso ???? "pot after pot"

I just ordered a bag of .....

https://devilmountaincoffee.com/

I wonder if any coffee drinkers on BF have tried it???
06-27-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By OldTryGuy

Meaningless without a photo. Second thought,...

Meaningless without a photo.

Second thought, NOT !!! :eek:
06-26-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,326
Posted By OldTryGuy

3speed Black Raleigh with saddle bag, head light,...

3speed Black Raleigh with saddle bag, head light, chain guard oiler way back in the latter 50's. Biked but not much.

In 1972 I walked up the stairs to my bedroom on the 2nd floor and in my bed was...
06-26-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,475
Posted By OldTryGuy

The following STRAVA replay is fairly flat for...

The following STRAVA replay is fairly flat for 14.5 miles - 58 minutes - 39 feet elevation - 14.9mph

https://www.relive.cc/view/2451774101

BUT !!!! the following STRAVA replay is how the above...
06-25-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,923
Posted By OldTryGuy

We have a load of riders who show up during...

We have a load of riders who show up during winter just to ride our roads. Always room for another Northerner Vacationer. :thumb: :thumb:
06-25-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,923
Posted By OldTryGuy

NomarsGirl , sorry about the "not so good" time...

NomarsGirl , sorry about the "not so good" time you had. Could try again next year this time of year, your actual birthday day or any day you want. :thumb:




I DON'T THINK SO !!! :D I've...
06-23-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,324
Posted By OldTryGuy

KUDOS to you !!! :thumb: :thumb:

KUDOS to you !!! :thumb: :thumb:
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