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04-05-19, 08:57 AM
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Posted By RonH

I didn't know the ride included the Suncoast...

I didn't know the ride included the Suncoast Trail. :thumb:
03-23-19, 08:35 AM
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Posted By RonH

Welcome. :beer:

Welcome. :beer:
03-05-19, 07:36 AM
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Posted By RonH

I had carpal tunnel surgery on my right hand in...

I had carpal tunnel surgery on my right hand in mid-December. Doc said it was ok to ride after 2 weeks but my hand/wrist felt a bit weak so waited another week. No problems.
I had carpal tunnel...
Forum: Southeast
02-27-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By RonH

When I've visited Savanah I've noticed bicycles...

When I've visited Savanah I've noticed bicycles are everywhere. Seems to be a bike friendly town.
Lots of great eating places too.
02-25-19, 11:26 AM
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Posted By RonH

I finally got out today now that both hand...

I finally got out today now that both hand surgeries are behind me. Haven't ridden in the past 3 weeks and last period of regular riding was in mid-December. Felt good to get out. Rode 15 miles. :)
Forum: Southeast
02-25-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,815
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Posted By RonH

I finally got out today now that both hand...

I finally got out today now that both hand surgeries are behind me. Haven't ridden in the past 3 weeks and last period of regular riding was in mid-December. Felt good to get out. Rode 15 miles. :)
Forum: Southeast
02-25-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By RonH

The Withlacoochee Trail becomes the largest dog...

The Withlacoochee Trail becomes the largest dog park in Florida during the winter months. There are 2 two bike shops in Inverness within 1 block of the trail and both rent/sell/service bikes. Lots of...
01-31-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By RonH

Those bikes aren't for me. I'm 74 and this is my...

Those bikes aren't for me. I'm 74 and this is my favorite ride.

https://i.imgur.com/ZL0LKmJ.jpg
01-23-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,375
Posted By RonH

Here's what I take on my rides....

Here's what I take on my rides. https://thatsitfruit.com/fruit-bars/
They keep all day and taste great. Read the label.
01-07-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By RonH

Fortunately it isn't a mass start. The riders...

Fortunately it isn't a mass start. The riders head out between about 7AM and 8:30AM. Have fun. :thumb:
01-06-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By RonH

Is this your first Clean Air ride? If so you can...

Is this your first Clean Air ride? If so you can expect 500-800 riders depending on the weather.
01-06-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By RonH

I was looking at the routes for the Inverness...

I was looking at the routes for the Inverness segments and at least one day is spent on SR44 for about 5 miles. I won't be doing that . The speed limit on that road is 60mph. I rode all over Atlanta...
01-06-19, 06:49 PM
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Posted By RonH

My wife got this for me for a late Christmas...

My wife got this for me for a late Christmas present. —>...
Forum: Southeast
01-06-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By RonH

I too had no idea there is a train running for...

I too had no idea there is a train running for Tampa the WPB. Might have to take the grandkids on a train ride so they can see what it's like.
12-31-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By RonH

Thanks for the heads up. I didn't realize it was...

Thanks for the heads up. I didn't realize it was near where I live. Be prepared for FLAT riding. ;) I'll keep it in mind.
If I ride I'll be riding the Lynskey in the slow group with the other 74 y/o...
Forum: Southeast
12-24-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,783
Posted By RonH

I'm still around but have been lying low. I've...

I'm still around but have been lying low. I've stopped "inviting" folks to FL, especially to ride the Withlacoochee Trail, because it seems that some of them haven't turned out to be the friendliest...
11-24-18, 09:01 AM
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Views: 1,321
Posted By RonH

Kudos. Now ride it like you stole it. :)

Kudos. Now ride it like you stole it. :)
11-24-18, 08:55 AM
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Posted By RonH

My primary care doc did the finger test and told...

My primary care doc did the finger test and told me my prostate didn't "feel right" and referred me to a urologist. The uro doc did more tests, a prostate MRI and a biopsy. Long story short my PSA...
11-17-18, 07:47 AM
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Posted By RonH

Kudos to Bob and welcome. :thumb: I'm just a 73...

Kudos to Bob and welcome. :thumb: I'm just a 73 y/o kid — with 74 coming up in a few more weeks. :eek:
Forum: For Sale
11-12-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By RonH

Sigma Sport BC 23.16 STS bike computer — almost new

I recently bought this (used approx one month) and it isn't exactly what I want. Too many functions and it seems I'm always pushing the wrong button to see other data. So it's for sale. $50 or best...
Forum: Southeast
10-03-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Back when I was a kid (5 years ago) I'd ride 35+...

Back when I was a kid (5 years ago) I'd ride 35+ miles. I've ridden the entire trail length. Now days since I'm getting older (coming up on 74) I do 22-32 miles. They're having the Rails to Trails...
Forum: Southeast
10-03-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Glad your back is doing better. :thumb: ...

Glad your back is doing better. :thumb:


Let me know when you'll be heading over this way.
09-24-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,812
Posted By RonH

"End of season"??? There is no end of season in...

"End of season"??? There is no end of season in Florida. September means cooler (more comfortable) temps will be here soon. :beer:
In hot months we're out at 6AM. In fall and spring we're out any...
09-24-18, 03:47 PM
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Posted By RonH

Well the "B n B" closed Saturday after our...

Well the "B n B" closed Saturday after our out-of-town friends left. They arrived Tuesday and after 3-1/2 days of entertaining, listening to their "stories", eating out, etc. we were totally whipped....
09-24-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By RonH

Try Sidi mega road shoes. Mega means wide. I'm on...

Try Sidi mega road shoes. Mega means wide. I'm on my third pair. Never had a problem with them.
Forum: Southeast
09-24-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,815
Views: 376,409
Posted By RonH

Well the "B n B" closed Saturday after our...

Well the "B n B" closed Saturday after our out-of-town friends left. They arrived Tuesday and after 3-1/2 days of entertaining, listening to their "stories", eating out, etc. we were totally whipped....
Forum: Introductions
09-22-18, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By RonH

Welcome Margus to Bike Forums. Glad you joined...

Welcome Margus to Bike Forums. Glad you joined us. :thumb:
09-17-18, 05:01 PM
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Posted By RonH

Do you lean the bike toward you when throwing...

Do you lean the bike toward you when throwing your leg over the bike?
Forum: Southeast
09-17-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Sorry to hear about your back. :( I'm 73 and was...

Sorry to hear about your back. :( I'm 73 and was diagnosed with spinal stenosis about 3 years ago. My spine doc (who is a cyclist) told me to continue riding my drop bar road bikes. They're great for...
Forum: Southeast
09-17-18, 04:49 PM
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Posted By RonH

Took the Litrspeed out early today before the...

Took the Litrspeed out early today before the temps got too hot. :eek: Did my usual ride on the Withlacoochee Trail. :thumb:
Forum: Introductions
09-17-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By RonH

Welcome to Bike Forums. Where abouts in Florida?...

Welcome to Bike Forums. Where abouts in Florida? I'm in west central Florida. I ride the Withlacoochee Trail a lot. Great trail. :thumb:
Stop by the Southeast Regional subforum...
Forum: Introductions
09-17-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By RonH

Welcome Andy from west central Florida....

Welcome Andy from west central Florida. Whereabouts in Florida? I ride the Withlacoochee Trail a lot. Great trail. :thumb:
Stop by the Southeast Regional subforum...
Forum: Southeast
09-15-18, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Don, you can read about almost all the Florida...

Don, you can read about almost all the Florida cycling events here. —> CAAM Florida (http://www.caamevents.com/florida/)
09-12-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,664
Posted By RonH

John, is this a late model saddle, as in left...

John, is this a late model saddle, as in left over stock but never used or is it a late model used saddle?
09-11-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,664
Posted By RonH

Hi John. I'm 73 and live up near Crystal River....

Hi John. I'm 73 and live up near Crystal River. I'm about the same height and weight as you and have a Selle-Anatomica (https://selleanatomica.com/collections/saddles-1) X series saddle on both of my...
Forum: Southeast
09-10-18, 12:00 PM
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Views: 376,409
Posted By RonH

Did my usual Hernando to the north end of the...

Did my usual Hernando to the north end of the Withlacoochee Trail and back. Stopped at the Citrus Springs trailhead to refill my bottles. While I was there a gentleman who was breathing hard stopped...
Forum: Southeast
09-06-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Don, you'll have to post a little info about your...

Don, you'll have to post a little info about your rides in the "Did You Ride Today?" thread.
Forum: Southeast
09-03-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,815
Views: 376,409
Posted By RonH

Took the Lynskey out early today. Tomorrow I have...

Took the Lynskey out early today. Tomorrow I have a stress test. First one in about 1-1/2 years. No matter how hard or fast I rode today I couldn't get my heart rate over 120. Wonder how I'll do...
09-02-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,343
Posted By RonH

If there's no rain I'll be at the trail in the...

If there's no rain I'll be at the trail in the A.M. Hopefully we'll meet up again so I can get a close-up view. :thumb:
Forum: Southeast
09-02-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

"Group" is not a small group, it's more like...

"Group" is not a small group, it's more like 500-800 riders of all ages and abilities riding any type of bike you can imagine. :) Great fun too. :thumb:
Forum: Southeast
09-01-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,815
Views: 376,409
Posted By RonH

Did an easy 22 mile ride today on the...

Did an easy 22 mile ride today on the Withlacoochee Trail. Getting ready for my stress test on Tuesday. I have one every 18-24 months depending on what my cardio doc think of my current heart health.
Forum: Southeast
08-31-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Race??? Do you mean the Rails to Trails ride in...

Race??? Do you mean the Rails to Trails ride in October? That's a charity ride. Most folks an Bike Forums are talking about charity rides when they mention riding in an event. It's the folks on the...
Forum: Southeast
08-31-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,815
Views: 376,409
Posted By RonH

Another warm start — 75F and 90% humidity when I...

Another warm start — 75F and 90% humidity when I left home at 7AM. Took the Litespeed out and rode south a bit from Hernando. Then headed north and stopped at the north end of the Withlacoochee Trail...
08-30-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By RonH

Great news. :thumb: Titanium to go with your...

Great news. :thumb: Titanium to go with your GR260? :)
Forum: Southeast
08-30-18, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

The Withlacoochee Trail is 46 miles long. The...

The Withlacoochee Trail is 46 miles long. The nearest trailhead for me is in Hernando, 11 miles from the north end. I try to ride the trail 3-4 days a week. The picture isn't the trail. Its a...
Forum: Southeast
08-28-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By RonH

Hey Don. There are rail trails all over the US....

Hey Don. There are rail trails all over the US. In my neck of the woods there is the Withlacoochee Trail which still has the markers along the trail showing how many miles from that point to...
Forum: Southeast
08-28-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,815
Views: 376,409
Posted By RonH

Despite the heat I decided to HTFU today....

Despite the heat I decided to HTFU today. :rolleyes:
No breakfast. :eek: Rode south to Inverness and the turned around and headed to the north end of the Withlacoochee Trail. Had a snack and then...
08-26-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 696
Posted By RonH

What time of day do you ride? Here is sunny...

What time of day do you ride? Here is sunny Florida during the summer months we ride in the early AM. I'm usually home before 10:30.
I use SPF 55 year round and have no problems. But every checkup...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By RonH

Welcome to Bike Forums from west central Florida....

Welcome to Bike Forums from west central Florida. We have lots of Tampa bay area folks on here. Stop by the Southeast Regional subforum (http://www.bikeforums.net/southeast/) and say hello to the...
08-24-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,322
Posted By RonH

Try this. —>...

Try this. —> https://www.retro-gression.com/products/var-compact-tire-bead-jack
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