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09-04-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,770
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, I had hoped to ride 6 gap again this year....

FWIW, I had hoped to ride 6 gap again this year. But I will not be doing that kind of travel in these circumstances. I had a training plan that would address the 6gap terrain while training in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By DaveLeeNC

And This is How to Fall Off Your Bike

It is 4 stop signs between my house and the "open road". On any day there is a 90% chance that I will be the only vehicle at any of these stop signs so a rolling stop through them is my norm. If...
07-19-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Need a Five Second Ride

I am not really training for anything right now (the Pandemic killed those plans). But I am trying to keep my fitness at a reasonable level and 10 hours of weekly saddle time is one loose measure of...
07-11-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7,792
Views: 3,982,889
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Does this count as listening to Bach?...

Does this count as listening to Bach? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u0XXpVGUwk

dave
07-01-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,299
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I rode a solo century at age 66 at 20.1 mph...

I rode a solo century at age 66 at 20.1 mph (elapsed time, not just riding time). I probably could have done that again the following year but knee issues nixed that as a trial. I hit age 71 this...
06-17-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,701
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, I have occasionally posted into threads...

FWIW, I have occasionally posted into threads where the discussion moved to "you cannot control an uncontrolled weight problem with exercise" because that is not the case for me personally. My...
06-16-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,701
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I have no idea why you find my routine...

I have no idea why you find my routine "ludicrous". It is what I do and what I do is not some "who ever heard of that before" kind of thing. Around here it is common, I believe. I do it because I...
06-16-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,701
Posted By DaveLeeNC

My experience in gaining or losing weight is...

My experience in gaining or losing weight is extensive. The only permanent solution for me ('permanent' meaning something that lasts more than a year) is serious exercise. 10+ hours per week on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,992
Posted By DaveLeeNC

This is going to sound odd but the best...

This is going to sound odd but the best device/aid that I have found to help me deal with sweat is a Garmin Varia rear-facing radar. Keep in mind here that I 'generate sweat from my eye sockets' so...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,992
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I don't think anything on my body gets wet faster...

I don't think anything on my body gets wet faster in hot weather than my gloves where sweat runs down my arms and into my gloves (and brifters). Irritating. BTW, I am a 4 pounds of sweat an hour kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,992
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, I continue to struggle with this problem. I...

FWIW, I continue to struggle with this problem. I fought it for a long time thinking there was a solution along the lines of a Halo, bandana, or something like that.

Finally I came to realize...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,011
Posted By DaveLeeNC

You asked for numbers so, The population of...

You asked for numbers so,

The population of the US is around 328M. If 99.99% of the population will be unaffected - that means that 32,800 will be affected. SInce around 3 times that many have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,011
Posted By DaveLeeNC

A group ride is kind of like being 6' (or...

A group ride is kind of like being 6' (or whatever your spacing is) from a rider where both are still, but are probably breathing heavily, and you are downwind in a 20-some mph wind. There are a lot...
05-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,217
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: 4,217
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...
04-05-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I Want One of These ...

... but agreement from my spouse is unlikely. :troll:

dave

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/761x1014/mbox_9131107e8978b20233ec7498d6235d3963fd48c6.jpg.
03-15-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,074
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I agree other than when I ride with my good...

I agree other than when I ride with my good friends Jimmy Beam, Buddy Wiser, Jack Daniels and Johnnie Walker (his brothers Black and Red don't ride)

dave

ps. I wonder how many "not George...
03-15-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I also ride in rolling terrain where there is...

I also ride in rolling terrain where there is almost nothing that is flat and nothing goes up (or down) for very long. I got back into century riding last year where I rode a local century (total of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,906
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Hi, Mark. I really am not a viable replacement...

Hi, Mark. I really am not a viable replacement candidate at this point as the situation is currently manageable. For example I really did not have any significant during or after the ride knee pain...
01-21-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,892
Posted By DaveLeeNC

This year I am going to actually ride, rather...

This year I am going to actually ride, rather than just survive the Six Gap Century. dave
01-18-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By DaveLeeNC

canklecat Thank you for taking the time to post...

canklecat Thank you for taking the time to post this. It was very interesting.

dave
01-12-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Humorous 'Old Knees' Observation

I was playing golf with a also over age 70 golfer the other day and we were sharing aging joints issues. Mine are wrists and knees where his are shoulders and lower back. I was saying that with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Shoe Fitting

I got a new pair of everyday Sidi shoes for Christmas. I have worn Sidi's before so had the size right. But they felt very uncomfortable. After considerable analysis, I decided to remove the...
12-22-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,834
Posted By DaveLeeNC

The Inevitable (Performance) Decline

For context my DOB is 1949...

I did a moderate (but regular) amount of (indoor) cycling from 2011 until 2015. Starting in 2014 I restarted my Binachi road bike and started riding seriously (and...
12-04-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Thanks - and I notice that it does not use...

Thanks - and I notice that it does not use itty-bitty screws. So I just ordered one.

dave
12-04-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,851
Posted By DaveLeeNC

IMHO, you see the back story that you are looking...

IMHO, you see the back story that you are looking for.

I saw a formerly 2 income (high income) family suddenly forced to deal with the issues of a disabled child requiring 24 hour care. The Mom...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,872
Posted By DaveLeeNC

First there was the UCI weight limit, and now...

First there was the UCI weight limit, and now THIS! Note that I was not carrying water bottles just to stay on the safe side. This is Woodland Circle in Foxfire Village, NC (Pinehurst area - south...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I remember back in the early 80's when I was a...

I remember back in the early 80's when I was a 'serious' runner (2500 miles per year). There would be days when I 'just felt puny'. When I felt like that I used to do a couple of hard quarter to half...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Bike Ride "Quality" - You Never Know

Wednesday I was pretty tired so I took a day off. On Thursday I expected to feel relatively fresh and expected to see ride data that was 'good' by my standards (which drop pretty much every year now...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,236
Posted By DaveLeeNC

A quick follow up on this recently resurrected...

A quick follow up on this recently resurrected thread (as I am the OP here).

Since post #21 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=21) I got onto a regular regime of...
10-04-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I just did some comparative data analysis mostly...

I just did some comparative data analysis mostly because I am a numbers guy. My primary comparison was against the 'Tour de Moore' century ride that I did as a training ride here in NC on Labor Day....
09-29-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,770
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Well, that was ugly. I finished the ride and...

Well, that was ugly. I finished the ride and survived the ride. Somehow I don't feel like 'I rode the ride'.

By almost October standards this day was pretty hot - 70 at the start and the forecast...
09-25-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I believe that the conversion factor from KJ to...

I believe that the conversion factor from KJ to KCal is roughly equal to the metabolic efficiency of a typical person, so they tend to cancel out and KJ expended tends to be roughly calories burned. ...
09-14-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,701
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Dear Mr. Wolfchild, my report regarding your...

Dear Mr. Wolfchild, my report regarding your suggested experiment will have to be delayed until after I am discharged from orthopedic rehab :)

dave
09-14-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,701
Posted By DaveLeeNC

OTOH, back in June I roughly doubled my mileage...

OTOH, back in June I roughly doubled my mileage and other than dropping my once per week indulgence of two donuts, I made no conscious diet changes. I dropped 13 of the 15 lbs that was my goal....
09-06-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,845
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Using a definition of 'repair' as being about...

Using a definition of 'repair' as being about anything that requires the use of some kind of tool ...

In order of how often I have encountered them (roughly)

1) Flat tires partially mitigated...
08-20-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,416
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I honestly do not see how you starting out...

I honestly do not see how you starting out hydrated could be good for me.

dave
08-18-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,416
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I don't know how much you need, but I need a lot...

I don't know how much you need, but I need a lot more than one bottle every 40 miles.

dave
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,055
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Heck - a 56/21 at 90 RPM is about 19 mph. Seems...

Heck - a 56/21 at 90 RPM is about 19 mph. Seems to me that even the worst time trialists can pedal 90 in a 56 chain ring.

dave
08-07-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,963
Posted By DaveLeeNC

This experience and going 5 days without the bike...

This experience and going 5 days without the bike was a significant part of, but hardly the only reason, I just ordered a Emonda SL 6 (see...
08-04-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,963
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Thanks for the link. If you look at Mad...

Thanks for the link.

If you look at Mad Honk's post from 7/30, there is a chance that using this stuff is actually making it harder. That would be consistent with my LBS experience of it being a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,852
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Interestingly, at least at the Emonda SL6 level...

Interestingly, at least at the Emonda SL6 level (lower level carbon, no disc's-OK w/me, and mostly mechanical ultegra) my wife is OK here. That same level bike in a Madone frame has a definite appeal...
08-04-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,963
Posted By DaveLeeNC

See...

See https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1180113-omg-am-i-really-going-buy-another-bike.html

:):):-)

dave
07-26-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,236
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I come from a golfing world where the answer is...

I come from a golfing world where the answer is obvious. You should cancel today's stage and start Stage 19 again tomorrow at 6:30 a.m. local time and then start Stage 20 at 1:00 pm local time....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,135
Posted By DaveLeeNC

The problem with that is if you have been out of...

The problem with that is if you have been out of cell coverage for a half hour, crash, and you are unconscious on the side of the road (unseen), your tracking has very little value.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,830
Posted By DaveLeeNC

A major congratulations to you on obviously...

A major congratulations to you on obviously making a huge change in your over-all health trajectory.

dave
06-26-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,708
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I vacationed on Sanibel Island, Fl earlier this...

I vacationed on Sanibel Island, Fl earlier this year. Not really good road biking country but on about any ride the high to low elevation change was maybe 10 feet. Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,830
Posted By DaveLeeNC

For the cases of X being small (say under 5...

For the cases of X being small (say under 5 seconds), vs being kind of intermediate (say 20 seconds), vs long (say 20 minutes), these are all very different physiological processes....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,830
Posted By DaveLeeNC

You really do need a sense of what can and cannot...

You really do need a sense of what can and cannot be done. What I did was not elite performance, even on an age adjusted basis. I am not (or was not) even the fastest guy around my age in the area...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,830
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Riding "Measurement Free"

For context I have been riding around 150 to 200 miles per week pretty regularly since 2015, although that dropped off a bit the past 12 to 18 months. Other than a timed solo 50 miler just to see...
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