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08-19-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By OldTryGuy

Inside riding = convenience, easy bathroom stops,...

Inside riding = convenience, easy bathroom stops, quick beer here, PIE within arms reach ----- I get it!!!! :D

same with treadmills or as some prefer --- dreadmills
08-18-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,893
Posted By OldTryGuy

If at first it don't work, try-try again. ...

If at first it don't work, try-try again.

Good luck.
08-18-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,893
Posted By OldTryGuy

My wife and I had a bicycle shop many year's ago....

My wife and I had a bicycle shop many year's ago. Adults came in, I asked questions, made recommendations then added --- IMO, buy what you can afford and feel comfortable and HAPPY with since YOU...
08-18-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,576
Posted By OldTryGuy

Ever since our County run Transfer Station...

Ever since our County run Transfer Station "recycle and waste drop off" opened over a decade ago I brought oil, oil filters, batteries, paints/solvents .... to the place using my bike when possible...
08-14-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By OldTryGuy

What works for me for the first non-stop 100...

What works for me for the first non-stop 100 miles of riding during the 1 day 170 mile Cross Florida Ride .............

(https://spacecoastfreewheelers.com/xfl/ )

.......... is 1 bottle of...
08-14-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,125
Posted By OldTryGuy

Our Sat. morning LBS ride (no waiver) is 40 miles...

Our Sat. morning LBS ride (no waiver) is 40 miles with around 30' elevation ONLY BECAUSE we ride over some canal "humpback bridges." About 1 mile or maybe 2 miles at a controlled speed after leaving...
08-13-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,125
Posted By OldTryGuy

Could always reverse direction well before they...

Could always reverse direction well before they reach you and as they pass just ask if you could hang off the back. Would not be problem around here.



I ride my 1983 Paramount and 2018 Roubaix...
08-13-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,191
Posted By OldTryGuy

FAKE PICTURE as in PHOTO SHOPPED!!!!! :innocent: ...

FAKE PICTURE as in PHOTO SHOPPED!!!!! :innocent:

Seriously -- TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!!! :thumb: :thumb:
08-10-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By OldTryGuy

:welcome and :thumb: :thumb:

:welcome and :thumb: :thumb:
08-10-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Bpm
Views: 967
Posted By OldTryGuy

FAKE INFORMATION ??? :foo: ---...

FAKE INFORMATION ??? :foo: --- https://www.healthline.com/health/athlete-heart-rate

Doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists before my surgeries have commented after seeing low HR -- Oh, endurance...
08-10-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,818
Posted By OldTryGuy

7/26 was 33rd anniversary of family crossing the...

7/26 was 33rd anniversary of family crossing the border into SW FL. Was also the 7th anniversary of a friend killed by a semi, --- Peter M. Cornell | ghost bikes...
08-10-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By OldTryGuy

April 2011, 3 months shy of 61st B-day, bike...

April 2011, 3 months shy of 61st B-day, bike crash resulted in a minor broken neck and collar bone. Arm was in a sling WEEKS compared to ONE DAY following complete shoulder replacement. Was in neck...
08-10-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,666
Posted By OldTryGuy

NO-LINE Progressive Tri Focal glasses and have...

NO-LINE Progressive Tri Focal glasses and have used the following mirror for longer than I can remember. I mount it reversed - upside down - and it works great.
...
08-10-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,895
Posted By OldTryGuy

Wife insisted that I semi-retire in 2000 then...

Wife insisted that I semi-retire in 2000 then fully retire a few years later AND one can very well be retired when the other 1/2 of the "TEAM" is still working.
08-10-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,795
Posted By OldTryGuy

CC, bought a pair of Pr's 3D's, put them on, rode...

CC, bought a pair of Pr's 3D's, put them on, rode 100 miler. Watching "Field Of Dreams" right now after a 55 miler this AM, just a shorty that I started at 11:45PM last night, and was thinking .........
08-09-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By OldTryGuy

Separation healing does not like lots of movement...

Separation healing does not like lots of movement so be cautious. My total Right Shoulder Replacement was a breeeeeeeeeze and much easier than separation healing so be careful or you will pay the...
08-09-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,957
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just don't mix up the 66 with the 64. :D

Just don't mix up the 66 with the 64. :D
08-09-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Bpm
Views: 967
Posted By OldTryGuy

Took it yesterday while waiting for eyes to...

Took it yesterday while waiting for eyes to dilate for exam, 69yo and 44bpm.
08-07-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,206
Posted By OldTryGuy

ANYTIME between 12 and 12 is a great time to...

ANYTIME between 12 and 12 is a great time to start a ride, PERIOD. The important question is, IS IT SAFE TO START AT THE SELECTED STARTING POINT AT THE TIME CHOSEN TO START?
08-06-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,232
Posted By OldTryGuy

The GIA came in my Roubaix SWAT Box. Also have...

The GIA came in my Roubaix SWAT Box. Also have onboard a combo pump/CO2 mini pump.
08-06-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By OldTryGuy

Excellent questions :thumb: Cypionate IS a...

Excellent questions :thumb:

Cypionate IS a testosterone replacement used to boost "T" and as a result is pretty much a banned substance in the Sports World. While not having the FDA blessing it is...
08-05-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,458
Posted By OldTryGuy

People brought their bikes into my shop. I told...

People brought their bikes into my shop. I told them the time frame delay due to those before them and they accepted the time or went elsewhere. Did not have an EXPEDITE FEE and never considered it...
08-04-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By OldTryGuy

Strap is grooved much more than my 6yo strap but...

Strap is grooved much more than my 6yo strap but buckle is the same. Lost the previous Velcro strap RoadID while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico preparing for IMFL. RoadID sent a new one NC. A month+...
08-04-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By OldTryGuy

IMO, being cautious until side effects stabilize...

IMO, being cautious until side effects stabilize is smart thinking. Life on the road is dangerous enough when 100% healthy so why add anything to the risk. Personally, I haven't had your concerned...
08-03-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By OldTryGuy

Assume that unplugged refers to no computer...

Assume that unplugged refers to no computer monitoring while riding.
08-03-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By OldTryGuy

Walking 5K, 10K, 10 miler, half marathons,...

Walking 5K, 10K, 10 miler, half marathons, marathons events were once fun as was walking 33 miles at our 2016 Relay For Life all night 7PM to 7AM to complete a half my age challenge. Three years...
08-03-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,554
Posted By OldTryGuy

Had flat on front at mile 34.4 of 70 on Thursday...

Had flat on front at mile 34.4 of 70 on Thursday AM ride. Replaced tube using supplied tube and CO2 in the Roubaix Swat Box kit. Got home, applied Gorilla Super Glue to small hole in tube, allowed...
08-03-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By OldTryGuy

Unite one's thoughts and conquer. Way to go!!!...

Unite one's thoughts and conquer. Way to go!!! https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif

With the new skill-set in place and the fear...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,268
Posted By OldTryGuy

ONLY 1 thing helped me = OPEN SURGERY You...

ONLY 1 thing helped me = OPEN SURGERY

You can try all the "SELF HELP" ideas that are found on the net and if nothing works a visit to the DR. for tests ---...
08-02-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 24,528
Views: 2,300,430
Posted By OldTryGuy

Began the new month of bike riding yesterday...

Began the new month of bike riding yesterday hoping for more road time than last month. Managed to be tardy getting to the beginning of Thursday's Group Ride so it was once again another SOLO ALL THE...
08-01-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By OldTryGuy

YUP. Changed a few things that added extra miles.

YUP. Changed a few things that added extra miles.
08-01-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By OldTryGuy

:innocent:In MY WORLD every...

:innocent:In MY WORLD every multi-MULTIMILLIONAIRE deserves to have a FREE parking spot. :innocent:
07-31-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By OldTryGuy

A beginning with an end we often dream of and...

A beginning with an end we often dream of and cherish after experiencing it. Yesterday you were the windshield :speedy:, I on the other hand was the bug. :(

Hoping for many more to follow.
07-31-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,333
Posted By OldTryGuy

OUTSTANDING, AWESOME, FANTASTIC !!!! :thumb:...

OUTSTANDING, AWESOME, FANTASTIC !!!! :thumb: :thumb:

:bday: come 10/1 and enjoy the new ride. My wife got me the Roubaix Expert for my 67th B-day.
07-31-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By OldTryGuy

Having done a fair amount of STRAVA ART, doing as...

Having done a fair amount of STRAVA ART, doing as you mention "....paused/stopped his GPS...." will not improve anything since the GPS will still connect from point of STOP to RE-START.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good luck with the new light. I just got in...

Good luck with the new light.

I just got in ---...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By OldTryGuy

SAME HERE, and then I put a white cap on the...

SAME HERE, and then I put a white cap on the front and a green cap on the rear.
07-27-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By OldTryGuy

Next time make it 3 laps. YOU CAN HANDLE IT!!...

Next time make it 3 laps. YOU CAN HANDLE IT!! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By OldTryGuy

In the Recreational Vehicle World of motor homes,...

In the Recreational Vehicle World of motor homes, 5th wheel and travel trailers the number one rule is, "Happy wife, Happy life" so why not just do as she wants since she will be riding the bike....
07-27-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By OldTryGuy

Keep at it and things will work out just fine....

Keep at it and things will work out just fine. :thumb: :thumb: As for myself, just glad this 69yo geezer doesn't have to keep track of anything other than to "keep on breathing, keep on breathing."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By OldTryGuy

In bold was not an option yesterday to begin my...

In bold was not an option yesterday to begin my weekend riding.

Friday -- I rode to celebrate a friend who 7 years ago was doing what he loved and it did indeed cost him his life. Peter M. Cornell...
07-26-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,173
Posted By OldTryGuy

I rode today to celebrate a friend who 7 years...

I rode today to celebrate a friend who 7 years ago was doing what he loved and it did indeed cost him his life. Peter M. Cornell | ghost bikes (http://ghostbikes.org/dawson/peter-m-cornell)

For my...
07-24-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By OldTryGuy

KMC for my 10 spd and same one on my 11 spd....

KMC for my 10 spd and same one on my 11 spd. NEVER only a one and done. Have used the same QL on 3 different chains after wearing out the chains. NOT being a hard (power) rider and flat lander most...
07-24-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By OldTryGuy

Made my own. Rolled up some cotton so it is...

Made my own.

Rolled up some cotton so it is logged shaped about 3/4" in diameter. Cut it about 3" long. Spray painted black. Placing on helmet strap and using thin strips of tape, tape around...
07-24-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,173
Posted By OldTryGuy

Why I Ride I ride to exercise. I ride...

Why I Ride

I ride to exercise.

I ride because at this moment in time I will not allow my cancer to stop me.

I ride because I enjoy doing so at any given moment even though shortly after I...
07-23-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,137
Posted By OldTryGuy

Brushing the top tube, been doing that since mid...

Brushing the top tube, been doing that since mid 1970's with help from cleat angle. PLENTY of video on You Tube regarding pedaling technique/efficiency, even lots about bike fit. Agree about...
07-22-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,240
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: 120
Views: 7,102
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: 40
Views: 2,356
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: 79
Views: 3,618
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...
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