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12-07-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,506
Posted By DnvrFox

One of my writing tasks is providing Colorado...

One of my writing tasks is providing Colorado state legislators information and advocacy material regarding disability issues, specifically for adults with intellectual and developmental...
12-07-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,431
Posted By DnvrFox

Sorry. Somehow I missed the tongue-in-cheek ...

Sorry. Somehow I missed the tongue-in-cheek Thanks for your innermost thoughts, though. Perhaps we could compare our innermost thoughts, or you could start a thread, "The innermost thoughts of 50+...
12-07-14, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,431
Posted By DnvrFox

Well - blush - at 75 I "suffer" from morning...

Well - blush - at 75 I "suffer" from morning "wood" and rather enjoy it - all natural - but I wouldn't mind keeping it arond for a bit.

Now, I realize that you are just a young-un who - I gather...
12-07-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By DnvrFox

I got my "new" bike out for 1.5 hours today. ...

I got my "new" bike out for 1.5 hours today. There is a slight up incline leading for many miles , and I zoomed up - thinking - did they put a motor in the drive train? It wasn't until I turned...
12-06-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,506
Posted By DnvrFox

I sponsored a BFN 50+ rDenver area ide and met...

I sponsored a BFN 50+ rDenver area ide and met lots of folks - all who have left, I believe. Then we had our first annual ride in Glenwood Springs, CO, where I met about 13 - all but one charming. ...
12-06-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By DnvrFox

My son Andy almost died with a blood sodium level...

My son Andy almost died with a blood sodium level of 173 - highest the nephrologist has ever seen - (acute renal failure)caused by dehydration in his Host Home - we lived in the ICU for 6 days with...
12-06-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By DnvrFox

Again - My hats off to you that you have the...

Again - My hats off to you that you have the aptitude, skills, and time for your project.s :thumb:
12-06-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

The powerlifting aspect is only a small part of...

The powerlifting aspect is only a small part of what I am trying to accomplish, which is the entire body sort of fine-tuned muscularly and otherwise, including endurance, flexibility, etc.

I do no...
12-06-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,431
Posted By DnvrFox

My T tested above normal, but I would be...

My T tested above normal, but I would be interested in the bee stuff.
12-06-14, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

Your previous weights at powerlifting amaze me. ...

Your previous weights at powerlifting amaze me. I have never been able to get to those weights and my max ever was a single rep of 225 lbs. Right now I am at about 172 lbs. Must be genetics :)
12-06-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By DnvrFox

My hats off to you that you have the aptitude,...

My hats off to you that you have the aptitude, skills, and time for this project.:thumb:
12-06-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

150 second plank (longest ever) 2 sets of 50...

150 second plank (longest ever)

2 sets of 50 = pushups

Been doing a lot of swimming, and I have improved significantly in endurance. Nice :)

Anyone else want to post some results? I would...
12-05-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By DnvrFox

Renewed!!

Unlike some (many) of you, I am pretty much a utilitarian when it comes to things like bicycles. If it works OK, I leave it alone. I don't do any mechanical work, and besides lubricating and wiping...
12-05-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By DnvrFox

225,622 miles You've been there and back (a...

225,622 miles

You've been there and back (a couple of time, perhaps). Did you leave a memento?
12-02-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By DnvrFox

Perhaps some cross-training/targeted stretching -...

Perhaps some cross-training/targeted stretching - even with a PT or personal trainer? My PT advised to pull the chin back instead of stretching the neck out and up; and she treats a number of...
12-01-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By DnvrFox

Hi Yen. Nice to see your post. I have no advice...

Hi Yen. Nice to see your post. I have no advice except to see a doc, preferably an electrophysiologist.

Denver

"Still alive at 75"
11-29-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

One hour of swimming this am. Stretching, 60...

One hour of swimming this am. Stretching, 60 pushups, 2 60 second planks, wife wants to go for a walk - then continue to put the house back together after the inside was painted!! Also some Xmas...
11-28-14, 11:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

That may be the theory, but I just dropped my...

That may be the theory, but I just dropped my bike off for a complete tune-up - including a new wheel (there were cracks by the nipples) total recableing, everything soaked and cleaned, new brake...
11-28-14, 10:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

Very nice!! I have never done archery except in...

Very nice!! I have never done archery except in play as a kid.
11-28-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

Here is where I do my work: ...

Here is where I do my work:

http://www.ourwebs.info/wtroom1.jpg
11-28-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By DnvrFox

Buy 2 from Nashbar directly, get 20% off at...

Buy 2 from Nashbar directly, get 20% off at checkout - go over $50 and get free shipping

Nashbar - Welcome!...
11-27-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

Interesting and varied responses - thanks!!!!...

Interesting and varied responses - thanks!!!! :thumb:

My weight is my downfall, but I have lost about 30 lbs this last year and am continuing on my weight loss. At 75, I am extremely pleased when...
11-27-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By DnvrFox

At 75yo, no longer Clyde???

For the past couple of months, I have been about 198 - 198.5 lbs.

Should I be kicked out of the group? :)
11-27-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By DnvrFox

"All Round Fitness" Including Bicycling Thread

Perhaps some of you are like me - loving bicycling, but also into a lot of other "all-round" fitness activities and regimens, and would like a 50+ thread to discuss??

I am pretty heavily involved...
11-27-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By DnvrFox

Hi, Don. I am so glad to see you posting and...

Hi, Don.

I am so glad to see you posting and that you are recovering. Whew, that is something I do not want to go through, so I can't give you any practical advice. Just a hearty welcome back. ...
11-24-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By DnvrFox

Don't forget that your body has muscles other...

Don't forget that your body has muscles other than those used for bicycling. To prevent sometimes severe and always inappropriate muscle imbalance, and to improve generally, I would suggest...
11-21-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,590
Posted By DnvrFox

100's of miles of trails for road bicycling on my...

100's of miles of trails for road bicycling on my steel Lemond; great trails for single track on my Spec RH; and I do a lot of errands - bank, store, Lowes, etc. on my Windsor Leeds; and sometimes I...
11-15-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,089
Posted By DnvrFox

"I mean lets face it...try as we may?...at some...

"I mean lets face it...try as we may?...at some point?...."The Climb"...will be over for us...and "ADAPTING" to our physical decline will become the order of the day...and I'm not trying to be mean...
11-15-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,089
Posted By DnvrFox

From a 75yo. Getting and keeping in shape is...

From a 75yo. Getting and keeping in shape is more than bicycling, IMHO.

Your whole body needs attention.

Appropriate stretching, attention to muscles NOT used in bicycling, endurance in other...
11-06-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,089
Posted By DnvrFox

You joined BFN in 2008. I hope you haven't been...

You joined BFN in 2008. I hope you haven't been suffering for 6 years!! If so, my condolences, and mine feels just fine, but for some it is very difficult to find comfort.

Good luck
11-04-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 876
Posted By DnvrFox

Edit Post>delete>delete (left side of screen - do...

Edit Post>delete>delete (left side of screen - do not enter a reason)>Delete Post (right side of screen)
11-04-14, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,953
Posted By DnvrFox

[EDIT] - By the way, tell your friend that, while...

[EDIT] - By the way, tell your friend that, while my Specialized Rock Hopper does have front suspension, I lock it out while doing trails like the above, and treat it as a non-suspension frame. I...
11-03-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By DnvrFox

Got at least 15-20 80+ year-olds on this forum,...

Got at least 15-20 80+ year-olds on this forum, many who are doing distance rides like centuries at good speeds. Don't let 80 be your limiting factor.
11-03-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,953
Posted By DnvrFox

I'll move this post here. This could easily have...

I'll move this post here. This could easily have been done on a non-suspension bike. Your friend is a mtn bike snob, IMHO



At almost 75yo (one week away) I do some pretty mean mtn biking on a...
11-03-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,354
Posted By DnvrFox

Don't be afraid of actually using that bike for...

Don't be afraid of actually using that bike for more than grassy knolls. I will endure a lot more than you are likely to be able to give it.
11-02-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,354
Posted By DnvrFox

Good buy. I never quite understood your...

Good buy.

I never quite understood your requirement for disc brakes. Could you explain. In any event, have fun, and you don't have much to lose!!
11-02-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,354
Posted By DnvrFox

Using my 1998 SHR as a trainer now, many, many...

Using my 1998 SHR as a trainer now, many, many thousands of great miles on this bike. It is a great "get-around-town" bike. With a rear rack and some panniers - go to grocery, hardware store. Add...
10-18-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,014
Posted By DnvrFox

Turning 75 in a few weeks. My wife says "Get...

Turning 75 in a few weeks. My wife says "Get something real nice." Not necessarily a bike. So, I have been contemplating my riding goals (continue with 20-40 mile relaxed and, enjoyable to me,...
09-29-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By DnvrFox

And I want to be like me when I grow up, also! :)

And I want to be like me when I grow up, also! :)
09-27-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By DnvrFox

When I get to 197, I plan on wearing the same...

When I get to 197, I plan on wearing the same jersey on a similar bike - and if it turns out OK, I will share it. If not, well, you are out of luck. :)
09-27-14, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By DnvrFox

199.5 lbs this am for this 75 (almost) yo

I will be 75 in about one month, and weighed 199.5 this am - something i thouht I would never see!! :) That makes about 30 lbs of fat GONE!! It is never too late.

I am almost to the weight of...
09-13-14, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By DnvrFox

PM sent about new group with some great old 50+...

PM sent about new group with some great old 50+ folks.
09-02-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,712
Posted By DnvrFox

That's a lot of water, which can dilute your...

That's a lot of water, which can dilute your electrolytes causing hyponatremia with the following symptoms:

Nausea and vomiting.
Headache.
Confusion.
Loss of energy and fatigue.
Restlessness...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-14, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,038
Posted By DnvrFox

I ride alone because I really like the company! ...

I ride alone because I really like the company! It is very challenging trying to keep up with me. My paceline never falters or has crashes, and the hand signals I give to my company are always...
08-31-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By DnvrFox

Thanks. At 74>75, any progress is a real plus. ...

Thanks. At 74>75, any progress is a real plus. Going forward measurably, and not backwards. :) I can do single track better now than when I started riding in 1998!
08-31-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By DnvrFox

Small (but significant to me) accomplishment

I have several options for single tracking real close to my home. Today, I chose one about three miles away which eventually follows a pretty steep power line trail. I had not done this for a...
08-31-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By DnvrFox

Bicycling uses different muscles than walking...

Bicycling uses different muscles than walking than swimming - or at least uses muscles in different ways.

For me, walking outdoors is 10x's more fun than on a treadmill - someplace where there is...
08-30-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,634
Posted By DnvrFox

I believe the challenge of conquering a tricky...

I believe the challenge of conquering a tricky mtn bike single track, of navigating a road bike around folks on the MUP or cars on the road, learning and doing new resistance exercises (a la TRX) and...
08-30-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By DnvrFox

I would check with the doc first, and, if...

I would check with the doc first, and, if allowed, do all the "light walking" I could. We have a fellow on our trail system who walks 8 miles per day, never fails. Heart attack survivor, looks...
08-30-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,554
Posted By DnvrFox

We have a very busy intersection in the mountains...

We have a very busy intersection in the mountains leading from Interstate 70 to a nearby town of Frisco and another exit to a hiking trail. There usd to be a stop sign resulting in huge backups from...
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