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09-19-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good to know that the more I ride the longer I'll...

Good to know that the more I ride the longer I'll have to live with my cancer. :bang:
09-19-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nice drop in temperatures along with lower...

Nice drop in temperatures along with lower humidity and winds hitting 15+mph FINALLY resulted in a no soak ride. Able to finish today's 122 mile ride not dripping in perspiration. Even a tad-bit...
09-18-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By OldTryGuy

I linked the sight BECAUSE it has other cyclists...

I linked the sight BECAUSE it has other cyclists who have gone thru EVERYTHING PROSTATE RELATED with treatments for BPH. Possibility of hooking up with a cyclist who had REZUM.
09-18-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By OldTryGuy

Suggest joining the following OUTSTANDING FORUM ...

Suggest joining the following OUTSTANDING FORUM and inquire there ----

https://www.inspire.com/groups/us-too-prostate-cancer/
09-18-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,465
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just started using a "Velcro Bar End Mirror" with...

Just started using a "Velcro Bar End Mirror" with a red blinkie light attached in addition to my helmet and under seat lights. Seems drivers are giving me a bit more passing distance with the left...
09-18-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hemorrhoids ???? :lol:

Hemorrhoids ???? :lol:
09-17-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By OldTryGuy

BC or Before Cancer (PCa that's Prostate Cancer)...

BC or Before Cancer (PCa that's Prostate Cancer) when riding "with the boys" both literally and anatomically, 5' 8.5" and 136lbs

Now up to 145lbs. and feeling it.
09-17-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

NiteRider 900 mounted right drop NiteRider 650...

NiteRider 900 mounted right drop
NiteRider 650 mounted left drop
Cheapo helmet mounted light...
09-17-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By OldTryGuy

No hills/climbing here in SW FL so I just get up...

No hills/climbing here in SW FL so I just get up and stand "whenever." 105 miles this morning and a number of times I just went to 50/12 and stood up and rode for a half mile. Too hot and humid for...
09-17-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By OldTryGuy

Keep On Keeping On, you got it Made In The Shade...

Keep On Keeping On, you got it Made In The Shade :thumb: :thumb:
09-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

84F with 81% humidity at 11:29PM last night...

84F with 81% humidity at 11:29PM last night meant "Sweating For This Oldie" after a few minutes. Rode the Roubaix at a Gopher Tortoise top speed and after an ISS sighting (International Space...
09-16-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By OldTryGuy

EXACTLY how I have lived my life for decades. Has...

EXACTLY how I have lived my life for decades. Has served me well in reducing stress and worry. Had a prostate biopsy in 2015 and expected results to be cancer even though EVERYBODY said not to worry....
09-16-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By OldTryGuy

Agree that you might want to rethink. Very active...

Agree that you might want to rethink. Very active doctor friend had knee replacement, yes not the same, 1 year ago and is not much better since before. Doctor was supposed to be The BEST. Keep us...
09-16-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

Had a good ride on Saturday but still having some...

Had a good ride on Saturday but still having some pain. Began the ride under a Harvest Full Moon taking things slow since 81F and high humidity greeted me for my 12:09AM start. Put 86 miles on...
09-16-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just a GOOD LUCK!! to you :thumb: :thumb: ...

Just a

GOOD LUCK!! to you :thumb: :thumb:

As I've mentioned, my total shoulder replacement was a "piece of cake" compared to RC. Getting very close to TKR for both knees.
09-15-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Posted By OldTryGuy

Every bike I have has a BELL. Dog + Human = ...

Every bike I have has a BELL. Dog + Human = Bell rung about 100' away. If only the dog responds by looking at me I ring again and again until the inattentive human responds.

Problem averted.
09-13-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By OldTryGuy

A little cheese with that whine..... :D Family...

A little cheese with that whine..... :D Family obligations also a paramount reason for infrequent riding.





Exacto-mundo :thumb:
09-12-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

A frigid 80F at 12:09AM today for the start of...

A frigid 80F at 12:09AM today for the start of another Midnight Madness Meander with an almost FULL MOON helping to light-up the roads for a 101 miler. Not a single passing vehicle in the first 75...
09-10-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,119
Posted By OldTryGuy

I attached a HOOOT (...

I attached a HOOOT ( https://www.amazon.com/HOOOT-Rechargeable-Headlight-Taillight-Resistant/dp/B07L7GQL44 ) red light to this mirror (...
09-10-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By OldTryGuy

Fantastic that new part's working properly but as...

Fantastic that new part's working properly but as with anything being replaced, YMMV. Very good doctor friend went to "best ortho around" and 1 year later her knee still is not functioning properly....
09-10-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,742
Posted By OldTryGuy

Worked for me ----- MANUKA HONEY (...

Worked for me ----- MANUKA HONEY ( https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/manuka-honey-uses-benefits ) or any honey will aid healing when cleaned wound is kept covered.


25.2mph to ZERO in a...
09-07-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 85,766
Posted By OldTryGuy

FINALLY !!!!! A good ride this AM after nothing...

FINALLY !!!!! A good ride this AM after nothing but disappointing short/tiring rides since last good ride on 7/26. 111 miles and I'm dead. Later....Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
Forum: Northeast
09-07-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By OldTryGuy

ENJOY and BE SAFE :thumb: :thumb:

ENJOY and BE SAFE :thumb: :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,726
Posted By OldTryGuy

Never used to have music playing but now in my...

Never used to have music playing but now in my older, more decrepit state of existence I ride with tunes either on iPod or Country FM radio. Rides that begin shortly after 12AM, my Midnight Madness...
09-06-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By OldTryGuy

ROCK-ON !!! or dirt-on and maybe road-on but...

ROCK-ON !!! or dirt-on and maybe road-on but just keep-on pedaling and ENJOY :thumb: :thumb:
09-05-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,629
Posted By OldTryGuy

outstanding retort !!!! Best not let her get...

outstanding retort !!!! Best not let her get away.

Today is wife's 69th birthday. Been married 46 years :love: and yet I left her this morning at 1:09AM and climbed on my Paramount. We were...
09-04-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,906
Posted By OldTryGuy

Come on over to my neck of the flats due West of...

Come on over to my neck of the flats due West of you where elevation gain will be from the humpback bridges in Rotonda. In January there should be the Hamster Wheel 200 on Washington Loop Rd. off...
09-04-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,906
Posted By OldTryGuy

AND WELL IT SHOULD, now keep on living that...

AND WELL IT SHOULD, now keep on living that incredible feeling.

BTW, where in FL? Gears are there for up-shifting and down-shifting. Use them and enjoy. Even during my ride to the food store I...
09-04-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,229
Posted By OldTryGuy

I wouldn't be surprised if " Top level pros" wore...

I wouldn't be surprised if " Top level pros" wore cycling clothing long before becoming a PRO and $$$ or any other currency did not factor into their choice of clothing.

I never had an issue...
09-03-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By OldTryGuy

more walking + more cycling + more...

more walking + more cycling + more hybrid/electric vehicles = less fuel taxes collected, fewer $$$$ for road improvement. Where's the funding going to come from? OH YEAH, Social Security :bang:
09-03-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By OldTryGuy

IMO, the first 2 sentences provides the answer to...

IMO, the first 2 sentences provides the answer to your last sentence question for this 69yo geezer who crashed in 2011 resulting in a little broken neck and other related injuries. Dealing with...
09-03-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By OldTryGuy

Thought it was more like the shaft. :D

Thought it was more like the shaft. :D
09-02-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By OldTryGuy

yesterday

yesterday
08-31-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

:welcome Great that you're going to ride but...

:welcome

Great that you're going to ride but not too much too soon. " .....Next week my plan is to start riding every day...... " might not be the best, just sayin.

ENJOY YOUR BIKE
08-28-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,692
Posted By OldTryGuy

Enjoy your rides. :D That's the prep ride, the...

Enjoy your rides. :D That's the prep ride, the oscopy ride and Saturday's ride. I second Koyote's DRE suggestion (Digital Rectal Exam) of Prostate. I would also suggest having a PSA test at time of...
08-28-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By OldTryGuy

:welcome Back to the fold ...

:welcome Back to the fold

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZzEzDkeHzI




At almost 65yo I was diagnosed with Gleason 10 PCa (Prostate Cancer the grade that is a man killer.) Had a...
08-27-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,564
Posted By OldTryGuy

My use of "guesstimate" was referring to the (220...

My use of "guesstimate" was referring to the (220 - age) formula for max. HR.
08-25-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By OldTryGuy

Call me LAZY 'cause I never wanted any part of...

Call me LAZY 'cause I never wanted any part of "going back to work." p.s. -- and BOSS LADY insisted on me staying away while she worked until 65. p.p.s. -- Ate healthy, exercised, felt GREAT, even...
08-25-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,564
Posted By OldTryGuy

Totally opposite for this 69yo who has enjoyed...

Totally opposite for this 69yo who has enjoyed having HR visible for many-MANY years. Yesterday rode 70 miles and HR feedback was duly noted. Today I rode 35 miles and did not notice that HR was not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By OldTryGuy

Congratulations I rode an egg sucking 70...

Congratulations

I rode an egg sucking 70 miles today and felt like doggie doo doo during and now feel like run-over doo doo. Getting s-l-o-w-e-r.....faster than desired. Hope to meet-up tomorrow...
08-24-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,128
Posted By OldTryGuy

Well, guess no blessings here with joints...

Well, guess no blessings here with joints failing, already a new shoulder and putting off the 2 knees and wrist, some leaky heart valves, some cancer. Only 6 weeks ago I rode 141 miles for my 69th...
08-24-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,317,994
Posted By OldTryGuy

Rode an egg sucking 70 miles today and felt like...

Rode an egg sucking 70 miles today and felt like doggie doo doo during and now feel like run-over doo doo. Getting s-l-o-w-e-r.....faster than desired.

U B A lucky dog horatio. ENJOY!!!!
08-22-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By OldTryGuy

Not sure if this is proper, but a cyclist friend...

Not sure if this is proper, but a cyclist friend and past PCP who alerted me to my Prostate Cancer when she did a DRE sent me this article .....

Subject: Hydration report Time MagBy Markham Heid ...
08-21-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,320
Posted By OldTryGuy

Seriously, I'm now my old college day's 1963 VW...

Seriously, I'm now my old college day's 1963 VW Beetle. Not even an extra helping of Blazing Saddles dinner would help. In my BC time (before cancer) managed low 30mph
08-19-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,776
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: 61
Views: 6,334
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: 61
Views: 6,334
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: 1,900
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: 31
Views: 2,353
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: 5,849
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...
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