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07-13-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By OldTryGuy

THANKS !!! That one was long and rewarding. I...

THANKS !!! That one was long and rewarding. I enjoy doing routes that most other riders feel are MIND NUMBING.
07-13-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am one with a high tolerance for repetition....

I am one with a high tolerance for repetition. Same roads, riding the same direction -- or not. Even before COVID-19 mostly beginning rides around midnight.

My 70th birthday ride last week ---...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,321
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hop in car = mask on console ready to put on ...

Hop in car = mask on console ready to put on

Hop on bike = mask in Ziploc ready to put on
07-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By OldTryGuy

70th Birthday Ride complete beginning at 9:04pm...

70th Birthday Ride complete beginning at 9:04pm with temp at 84F and humidity 80% winds 9mph to 15mph a whopping 164' elevation (FLAT AND HOT AND HUMID 141.25 miles.) Domestique Friend only helped...
07-10-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25,362
Views: 2,476,704
Posted By OldTryGuy

Did you ride today? YES I DID 70th Birthday...

Did you ride today?

YES I DID 70th Birthday ride in the record books and as required, twice my age plus 1 extra mile for good measure.
07-09-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By OldTryGuy

Thanks OP and I will continue to use the blinking...

Thanks OP and I will continue to use the blinking lights Day and Night because my primary concern is for MYSELF AND MY SAFETY. Guess that's being a bit SELF ABSORBED and an ALL ABOUT ME but when I am...
07-09-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By OldTryGuy

Pump away and AWAY and AWAY!!! :eek: on a pool or...

Pump away and AWAY and AWAY!!! :eek: on a pool or the easy--peasy way >>>

https://www.amazon.com/Coleman-2000017848-Parent-QuickPump/dp/B00V85CDSS
07-09-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,175
Posted By OldTryGuy

I would enjoy riding the bike. :thumb: I...

I would enjoy riding the bike. :thumb:

I have converted my 1983 Waterford Paramount Road bike similarly but have Thumb Shifters.



Back in the 1970's Crankarms aligned with seat tube.
...
07-08-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,312
Posted By OldTryGuy

FIRST OFF -- THANKS FOR THE YEARS :thumb: :thumb:...

FIRST OFF -- THANKS FOR THE YEARS :thumb: :thumb: Our son just retired from Army after 24 years.

SECOND -- DITCH the Army ego. You are human and require different conditioning to hang in with...
07-08-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,175
Posted By OldTryGuy

Cranks ARE ALMOST in the correct position, a few...

Cranks ARE ALMOST in the correct position, a few more degrees clockwise, but not forged one piece right side.
07-08-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: My 70th birthday is Friday. A biking...

:thumb:

My 70th birthday is Friday. A biking friend will be my Domestique for about 40 miles from 12:01AM until the segment is done. He asked what pace I want to keep and I asked if he doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By OldTryGuy

Got out at 8:17pm Saturday on the 2018 Roubaix...

Got out at 8:17pm Saturday on the 2018 Roubaix Expert to begin my FULL MOON RIDE. Moon rising and sun setting was a short time after beginning the ride and was riding under the FULL MOON at 12:44AM....
07-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,155
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hit the PAUSE button and be transported to a...

Hit the PAUSE button and be transported to a Nature's Way Of LIFE Location >>> COVID-19 NOT ALLOWED!!!!
...
07-05-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,045
Posted By OldTryGuy

To quote the unique Athlete Dr. George Sheehan...

To quote the unique Athlete Dr. George Sheehan ---​“We are each an experiment of one.
A unique, never-to-be repeated event.”CC's approach suits him well but if I were to follow his routine I would...
07-05-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25,362
Views: 2,476,704
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back from my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler. ...

Back from my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler. After getting in 70 miles, my birthday age on Friday, I recorded my Week 9 Cruzbike TT of 12 miles then completed the ride.
07-05-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,849
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just finished my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler.

Just finished my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler.
07-04-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By OldTryGuy

My 2002 beater bike must only be worthy of 100...

My 2002 beater bike must only be worthy of 100 words cause it looks a bazillion times worse and yet I still lock it up with a $9.00 Wally World cable lock.
07-03-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 39,442
Posted By OldTryGuy

Pretty sure while in jail he will not be able to...

Pretty sure while in jail he will not be able to mow down any other individuals.
07-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,155
Posted By OldTryGuy

Similar differences between my old FLIP PHONE and...

Similar differences between my old FLIP PHONE and a new fang dangled SMART PHONE but then I only have an engineering degree from NCE.
07-01-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By OldTryGuy

You can take the person out of the car but you...

You can take the person out of the car but you can't take the car out of the person. ONCE A DRIVER = almost ALWAYS A DRIVER
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,029
Posted By OldTryGuy

A for real hit and run and I don't even eat pork....

A for real hit and run and I don't even eat pork. :lol:
06-30-20, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By OldTryGuy

As a youngster I always enjoyed the smell of...

As a youngster I always enjoyed the smell of coffee while growing up but after having a sip I said NO WAY!!! will I drink this garbage. In 2015 at 65 still never having had a cup of coffee I tried a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,029
Posted By OldTryGuy

I always have 2 water bottles half filled with...

I always have 2 water bottles half filled with frozen water waiting in the freezer to be used. When I head out I simply fill with ice cubes and then cold refrigerated water. If it is HOT and HUMID...
06-29-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By OldTryGuy

Had rhoids YEARS AGO and finally chose surgery....

Had rhoids YEARS AGO and finally chose surgery. No big deal with the surgery and max ride has been 307 miles in 20 hours without issues.
06-26-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By OldTryGuy

All of the above plus >>> C - Cash CC -...

All of the above plus >>>

C - Cash

CC - Credit Card

CP - Cell Phone
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By OldTryGuy

38 years ago I was asked to join in on a ride...

38 years ago I was asked to join in on a ride that was easy. On unfamiliar roads we started a climb and in short order the group was out of my sight. The minutes of separation seemed like an eternity...
06-21-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By OldTryGuy

Can also clamp aerobars on.

Can also clamp aerobars on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: Only 5 more and you have a...

:thumb:

Only 5 more and you have a Palindrome Post Number
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By OldTryGuy

SW FL here, went out at 11:52PM Wednesday night...

SW FL here, went out at 11:52PM Wednesday night with only stars in the sky and 79F greeting me. 73F requires arm and leg warmers. :lol:
06-18-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,362
Views: 2,476,704
Posted By OldTryGuy

Not a pretty ride today, lots of joint pain, but...

Not a pretty ride today, lots of joint pain, but still managed to get in 115 miles.
06-18-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,978
Posted By OldTryGuy

Do you ride when you don't feel like it? NOPE

Do you ride when you don't feel like it?

NOPE
06-17-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,837
Posted By OldTryGuy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMXvJEB7ue8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMXvJEB7ue8
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,503
Posted By OldTryGuy

Too bad you didn't fly the SR-71.

Too bad you didn't fly the SR-71.
06-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By OldTryGuy

Glad to read that nothing major happened....

Glad to read that nothing major happened. Hopefully you only have a short "bikus interuptus."



7 weeks ago today I only made it to 33 miles of 100 miles when a wild hog ran into me. The bill...
06-15-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 807
Posted By OldTryGuy

Recent reports indicating that STAYING IN HOTELS...

Recent reports indicating that STAYING IN HOTELS OR MOTELS will not be like BC-19. Very possible the NEW NORMAL will be no saunas, no fitness room, no free breakfast buffet, no valet service no - no...
06-12-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,897
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just brought this to mind >>> ...

Just brought this to mind >>>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePjFAZKWKVo
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,795
Posted By OldTryGuy

TCR >>> looking GOOD :thumb: :thumb: My...

TCR >>> looking GOOD :thumb: :thumb:

My Propel is an early 2013 Advance SL and I wouldn't go for a Scott over a new Propel. Yesterday's 101 miler was the first time back on the Giant since riding...
06-11-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By OldTryGuy

Got back on the Giant today for the first time...

Got back on the Giant today for the first time since my Miss Piggy crash. While I really enjoy the Roubaix the Giant reminds me of the drive in my 1968 GT350 Shelby. Got 101 miles in today and that...
06-07-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By OldTryGuy

not

not
06-07-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By OldTryGuy

NOPE +1 :thumb: What...

NOPE



+1 :thumb:



What indyfabz posted ^^^
06-06-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,469
Posted By OldTryGuy

For my 67th birthday my wife bought me a 2018...

For my 67th birthday my wife bought me a 2018 Specialized Roubaix Expert. I enjoy the ride immensely and I am sure I would also enjoy riding any of the bikes on your short list so my suggestion is to...
06-05-20, 01:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,929
Posted By OldTryGuy

Can't fix stupid ?? :foo::bang:

Can't fix stupid ?? :foo::bang:
06-04-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By OldTryGuy

No convincing required since it is INEVITABLE DUE...

No convincing required since it is INEVITABLE DUE TO AGING.
06-03-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,200
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Views: 444,790
Posted By OldTryGuy

The hog came up and hit into me and since it was...

The hog came up and hit into me and since it was 1:25AM, I didn't see it until it was at my leg.
06-03-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,200
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 444,790
Posted By OldTryGuy

For this 70yo on 7-10, dealing with the...

For this 70yo on 7-10, dealing with the "aggressive/man killer Prostate Cancer" since 4/2015 along with other medical issues, "staying home" is not an option. I am currently partaking in the Cruzbike...
06-03-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,200
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 444,790
Posted By OldTryGuy

Reaction time required is dependent upon whatever...

Reaction time required is dependent upon whatever and when the "SOMETHING" is that is happening.

I am at this moment at 5 weeks, 2 days, 6 hours from an "encounter" with a 150lb wild hog while...
06-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 988
Posted By OldTryGuy

and maybe last ??? :innocent:

and maybe last ??? :innocent:
06-03-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,929
Posted By OldTryGuy

"It's Five O' Clock Somewhere" :thumb: ...

"It's Five O' Clock Somewhere" :thumb:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPCjC543llU
06-03-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,575
Posted By OldTryGuy

In some locations riding on the sidewalks might...

In some locations riding on the sidewalks might be prohibited by statute. When on a sidewalk I ride next to the "land edge" unless passing pedestrians. When approaching I ring my bell and will pass...
06-02-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By OldTryGuy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ia2tHDNGfT8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ia2tHDNGfT8
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