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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By OldTryGuy

One deciding factor for the purchase of my Propel...

One deciding factor for the purchase of my Propel Advanced SL was that Giant manufactures the carbon fiber used for production as apposed to purchasing the CF from a source as most other...
11-21-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 377
Posted By OldTryGuy

TRUE DAT !!! x ∞ My worst so far in 2011 at...

TRUE DAT !!! x ∞

My worst so far in 2011 at almost 61 was a flip-up off bike ejection while in a pace-line then landing on my back when buddy in front of me slammed on his brakes to prevent a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By OldTryGuy

If lengths are the same for older bikes, should...

If lengths are the same for older bikes, should it not work???
11-20-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By OldTryGuy

On a Western Caribbean last week enjoying food...

On a Western Caribbean last week enjoying food and wine yet came home 1lb lighter. Walked decks, stairs and shore stops. Got out yesterday for first ride in 2 weeks completing 107 miles. Cool weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 52,707
Posted By OldTryGuy

I would much appreciate it if you could please...

I would much appreciate it if you could please relate your actual experience differences note.

TIA
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 52,707
Posted By OldTryGuy

Owner of a 2018 Expert here and never having had...

Owner of a 2018 Expert here and never having had an issue I took bike to my LBS to service the HS at a time well beyond the 500hr suggestion. Will be watching for an UP-DATE by you.
11-02-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,366
Posted By OldTryGuy

I fill a water bottle 1/2 way with O'Doul's and...

I fill a water bottle 1/2 way with O'Doul's and into the freezer it goes. Pop another can a couple of hours before ride to lit it de-fizz then add a few ice cubes and beer to frozen bottle. On those...
11-01-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,546
Posted By OldTryGuy

I have found that riding my bikes using my FIL's...

I have found that riding my bikes using my FIL's Rule number ONE in boating ---- Big Boat Rules is a good rule to adhere to.
11-01-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hoping everything goes well for you. Follow all...

Hoping everything goes well for you. Follow all PT instructions and DON'T PUSH IT.



Had my shoulder replacement 2016 after decades of pain, restricted movement, cracking, blah-blah-blah....
10-26-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,497
Posted By OldTryGuy

Rheumatic fever, jaundice, heart murmur when...

Rheumatic fever, jaundice, heart murmur when months old and now leaky valves, joints bone on bone, half a thyroid left, osteoporosis from DEXA, on guard regarding glaucoma, Dr. concerned about high...
10-25-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,497
Posted By OldTryGuy

Should I have worried and cooled my jets because...

Should I have worried and cooled my jets because 20 years ago my first ECHO revealed 3 leaky heart valves? ---- nah

Should I have worried and cooled my jets back in 2011 because my low HR set off...
10-20-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good to read that you found a seat that works. ...

Good to read that you found a seat that works. What manufacturer/saddle did you finally decide to buy?
10-20-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: As you gain confidence,...

:thumb: :thumb:

As you gain confidence, endurance, strength and handling abilities by joining in on group rides you might add to your enjoyment, mileage and speed. Having that carrot out in front...
10-20-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By OldTryGuy

Tuesday I was out my usual 12:03AM for my 110...

Tuesday I was out my usual 12:03AM for my 110 miler and had a local coyote cross the street from house to house just 1/4 mile from home right after starting. Friday it was even closer.
10-20-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By OldTryGuy

My anticipation, not Carly's song...

My anticipation, not Carly's song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BELWbkyOVPQ of the impending winds and rain for Saturday convinced me to ride Friday AM instead of on Saturday. Finally got my butt...
10-19-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,349
Posted By OldTryGuy

BREAKING NEWS !!!! A vehicle can be started and...

BREAKING NEWS !!!! A vehicle can be started and driven WITHOUT possessing a driver's license.
10-17-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,774
Posted By OldTryGuy

100 miles not much of a "challenge" when terrain...

100 miles not much of a "challenge" when terrain is flat but wind makes things more interesting. Really nice part about cycling around here is that picking the best time and the best roads provides...
10-17-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By OldTryGuy

Great progress report from an actual recipient of...

Great progress report from an actual recipient of the procedure. My prostate issue was/is cancer so not dealing with the same problems. I bicycled 2 days after one procedure when at the time still...
10-16-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,499
Posted By OldTryGuy

Could go with SPEEDO Under cycling shorts...

Could go with SPEEDO

Under cycling shorts not a problem. Remove cycling shorts EXPOSING that Atlas physique in all its glory, swim, pop cycling shorts back on and good to go like me ----
...
10-14-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By OldTryGuy

2.5 more and 500 !!!!! AWESOME AND GOOD LUCK

2.5 more and 500 !!!!! AWESOME AND GOOD LUCK
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By OldTryGuy

additional fact, daylight saving without the (s) ...

additional fact, daylight saving without the (s)

:innocent: .... :D
10-12-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By OldTryGuy

Is there not a difference between an accident AND...

Is there not a difference between an accident AND an on purpose? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By OldTryGuy

My 8 is much, MUCH nicer than the 68.

My 8 is much, MUCH nicer than the 68.
10-11-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By OldTryGuy

GREAT start date, my birthday! :thumb: ...

GREAT start date, my birthday! :thumb:

Ironman will be a fantastic addition to the 2,000 mile goal. Good Luck!! :thumb: :thumb:
10-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,480
Posted By OldTryGuy

Never having been in the Navy I none-the-less...

Never having been in the Navy I none-the-less adhere to KISS with emphasis on the SS.


Not a problem with same bike, same roads, same time riding.


e.g. -- 7 day cruise ends tomorrow AM....
10-11-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,161
Posted By OldTryGuy

NEVER ran due to knee issues but got into...

NEVER ran due to knee issues but got into marathon walking at age 60 using Chi Walking method with best time of 4:56:28 following a 5K on Friday, 1/2 marathon on Saturday and marathon on Sunday at...
10-09-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By OldTryGuy

The 12/24 Hour Bike Sebring next February has as...

The 12/24 Hour Bike Sebring next February has as of now 1 - 69yo gentleman from FL. registered for the 24Hr. RAAM ride. I believe the qualifying mileage is 360 miles.

I have a room reservation at...
10-09-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By OldTryGuy

Even worse than tendonitis see link --- ...

Even worse than tendonitis see link ---

https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-warns-about-increased-risk-ruptures-or-tears-aorta-blood-vessel-fluoroquinolone-antibiotics
...
10-07-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: Yes if available but even more basic is...

:thumb: Yes if available but even more basic is blowing warm - moist breathe into grip and quickly slam-bam on. Depending on size of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 03:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,799
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back in 1973 when I started to become interested...

Back in 1973 when I started to become interested in bicycling I often read that a proper TT finish ends with one ON THE GROUND!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,799
Posted By OldTryGuy

AND if only had Laurent been on a similar bike...

AND if only had Laurent been on a similar bike with helmet could the 8 seconds been reversed ???
10-04-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hopped on the Roubaix yesterday for a wind...

Hopped on the Roubaix yesterday for a wind beating down 102 miles. ONLY had 128' elevation (SW FL) but felt even more tired than my Six Gap rides. I'm thinking that it's my GEEZER status now that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,695
Posted By OldTryGuy

Kudos = virtual fist bump - :foo: or ...

Kudos = virtual fist bump - :foo:

or

:beer: - :foo:

:D
10-02-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: Congratulations with the NEW...

:thumb: :thumb: Congratulations with the NEW OLDER YOU! Biking can not reduce the number of years lived but it can definitely add to the enjoyment of the number of years left to live.

ENJOY THE...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,812
Posted By OldTryGuy

ENJOY !!! 12,000+ miles on my 2018 Expert and...

ENJOY !!! 12,000+ miles on my 2018 Expert and still lov'n it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,799
Posted By OldTryGuy

Isn't that exactly what Giant had done back in...

Isn't that exactly what Giant had done back in 2012 during the development of the Propel. They used an articulating manikin on competing manufacturer's aero frames(bikes) in a Formula 1 testing...
09-29-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,364
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: You finished and that's great!!! ...

:thumb: :thumb: You finished and that's great!!! No spin class ??? You earned not to spin tonight.
09-29-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good luck and make sure to tell slower riders to...

Good luck and make sure to tell slower riders to -----

MOO -- ve over when you pass. :D
09-27-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,410
Posted By OldTryGuy

IMO, just your LUCKY MOMENT with a DRIVER PAYING...

IMO, just your LUCKY MOMENT with a DRIVER PAYING ATTENTION !!!

Divine intervention, :foo: , for some very good friends of mine guess it was divine intervention coffee break time. :(
09-26-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,518
Posted By OldTryGuy

Made it to 90F today but got my 103 miles in...

Made it to 90F today but got my 103 miles in before temps left the 80F's. location, LOCAtion, LOCATION :innocent:
09-25-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By OldTryGuy

Dr. George Sheehan's "We are each an experiment...

Dr. George Sheehan's "We are each an experiment of one."

TRY IT, your analysis might be spot on. caveat --- be prepared for a MAJOR BONK.

A couple of weeks ago I road a very easy 100+ miler....
09-25-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: x 100

:thumb: x 100
09-24-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,738
Posted By OldTryGuy

Great find near the end of today's ride. A 250lb...

Great find near the end of today's ride. A 250lb capacity fold-able hand truck was in the grass, so I picked it up, laid it across the bars and bicycled 17 miles home. As if the 17 mile distance...
09-24-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By OldTryGuy

Better still is products from Flex Seal ...

Better still is products from Flex Seal https://www.flexsealproducts.com/ :lol:
09-23-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,432
Posted By OldTryGuy

That's the ticket !!! :thumb: The bar end...

That's the ticket !!! :thumb:

The bar end mirror didn't work for me since riding on my aerobars prevents viewing so I attached the light to the mirror. Money well spent just in a different way.
09-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,364
Posted By OldTryGuy

GOOD LUCK !!! Wishing I was going for another...

GOOD LUCK !!! Wishing I was going for another Six Gap but just not in the "health cards" right now. Enjoy the challenge and scenery, avail yourself of the SAG stops, chuckle as you pedal past the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By OldTryGuy

Started LATE ON FRIDAY, actually 11:44pm, with...

Started LATE ON FRIDAY, actually 11:44pm, with far from being the last century of the season since temps are still in the 90F's and expecting little change for some time to come so able to just...
09-22-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,046
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
09-22-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,046
Posted By OldTryGuy

Almost as flat as a steam rolled pancake -----...

Almost as flat as a steam rolled pancake ----- thus allowing virtually uninterrupted continual pedaling (no coasting) 125.31 miles, age 69yo

7:58:08Time
7:35:47Moving Time
15.7 mphAvg Speed...
09-22-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,046
Posted By OldTryGuy

I have a slightly different take for my...

I have a slightly different take for my motivation due to a self imposed requirement of --- Kit-Up = Ride Age(+). Retired riding in SW FL means no climbing just temp/humidity/wind to deal with.
...
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