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01-17-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By OldTryGuy

OOPS!!!! as is said ---The best-laid plans of...

OOPS!!!! as is said ---The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awryBlood work for PCP last Friday with results sent to PCa (Prostate Cancer) doctor Monday and notified on Tuesday that SCAN...
01-17-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 237
Posted By OldTryGuy

From daughter GS #1...

From daughter GS #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) , GS #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) , adopted GD #1...
01-13-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 30,675
Posted By OldTryGuy

!!!!!! FDA strengthened CIPRO danger warnings...

!!!!!! FDA strengthened CIPRO danger warnings !!!!! so it might be a good idea to dump the CIPRO even if not outdated
...
01-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just had our local Hamster this past Saturday was...

Just had our local Hamster this past Saturday was hoping for 200 but only made 177.

February is Bike Sebring 12/24 Hour wanting to match my 2017's ride of 307 or 1 better.

April is 1 day Cross...
01-07-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By OldTryGuy

Interesting :foo: I'm 69 and people who meet me...

Interesting :foo: I'm 69 and people who meet me think I'm almost 80. Today I feel closer to 80 than 70 and I can totally forget about 60.
01-04-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am a GLEASON 10 PCa Prostate Cancer surviving...

I am a GLEASON 10 PCa Prostate Cancer surviving 69yo bicycle rider AND YES, BICYCLING CAN RAISE THE PSA along with infection, sex, lifting weights, stress, DRE plus----

PSA numbers can be triple...
01-03-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 474
Posted By OldTryGuy

Closed out 2019 with a 115 miler and opened 2020...

Closed out 2019 with a 115 miler and opened 2020 with 110 miler. Have a local 12 hour event next Saturday and will be starting a bit early, winds 15+mph expected as day wears on, and going to try...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,921
Posted By OldTryGuy

Around here a Group Ride with a Ride Leader is...

Around here a Group Ride with a Ride Leader is lead by the Leader for the entire ride and the speed is maintained because that is the Leader's job. If someone shoots off the front anybody can join...
01-03-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,637
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: Updates expected and GOOD LUCK!!!

:thumb: :thumb: Updates expected and GOOD LUCK!!!
01-02-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,033
Posted By OldTryGuy

110 miles today. Actually started shortly before...

110 miles today. Actually started shortly before midnight and rode for 38 miles but not feeling the mo-jo back home for a shower and some shut-eye then back out a bit after 8AM. Winds got to...
01-02-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By OldTryGuy

Not able to attempt RAAM just want to at age 69...

Not able to attempt RAAM just want to at age 69 make the distance required if one wants to enter, which I believe is 360 miles in 24hr not the 400 miles needed for youngsters. With my prostate cancer...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By OldTryGuy

Winds 10/15mph this morning making today's 110...

Winds 10/15mph this morning making today's 110 miles a bit tiresome. Laundry is done so now for a bike ride to Walmart for some food shopping then time for a nap.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 652
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back home relaxing after my 110 miler this...

Back home relaxing after my 110 miler this morning with winds in the 10/15mph area and super happy for the aero bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By OldTryGuy

Finished last year with yesterday's 115 miler and...

Finished last year with yesterday's 115 miler and getting ready to head out shortly to begin the new year with a 100 miler.



Biking buddy just told me about the hanging ball-sack and commented...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 652
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG -- guess I should rethink my decades old...

DANG -- guess I should rethink my decades old personal preference set-up. Maybe I better not register for another Ironman FL to celebrate my 70th birthday this year and also tell the group of locals...
12-30-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By OldTryGuy

SW FL since 1986 with WDW being a Happy Place...

SW FL since 1986 with WDW being a Happy Place since 1979. Just there 2 weeks ago and didn't even go to the Parks, just hung out in the RV at Fort Wilderness. Back again in Feb.

My riding "Happy...
12-29-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By OldTryGuy

Twist open an Oreo, dollop of pb of choice, slice...

Twist open an Oreo, dollop of pb of choice, slice of banana,, reassemble, open wide and down the hatch. Oh Yea > beer to wash them down.
12-27-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By OldTryGuy

Son high sided his RC51 years ago just 1/4 mile...

Son high sided his RC51 years ago just 1/4 mile from house. He in hospital, bike in trash. Grew up and Acura + Mercedes + 911 Porsche. Grew up more, retires from Army next month after 22 years, sold...
12-23-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,203
Posted By OldTryGuy

YOB -- 1950 There really is NO RECOVERY from the...

YOB -- 1950 There really is NO RECOVERY from the life altering bilateral orchiectomy employed as first treatment for my Gleason 10 PCa. *Prostate Cancer* Even with TRT I continue to be effected...
12-22-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,546
Posted By OldTryGuy

YOUR REPLY overflows with common sense!!! From...

YOUR REPLY overflows with common sense!!! From my experience a "sense" that is in very short supply in today's world.
12-20-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,586
Posted By OldTryGuy

What REALLY :notamused: ME is seeing a driver in...

What REALLY :notamused: ME is seeing a driver in a new $100,000.00 vehicle holding the phone and talking. :foo: If a $20,000.00 car has hands free technology I'm pretty sure that $$$ car also does. ...
12-20-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,586
Posted By OldTryGuy

No need to hand-hold at all. Breaker-Breaker...

No need to hand-hold at all.

Breaker-Breaker 1 9, anyone remembering those days eons ago where one also had to key the mic? 10 4???
12-20-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,586
Posted By OldTryGuy

Risk vs Rewards Each of us must weigh the two and...

Risk vs Rewards Each of us must weigh the two and find a balancing point. If there is no happy equilibrium to be found then it's time to find something else.


My kids are grown and have their own...
12-17-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,953
Posted By OldTryGuy

Medical, internet, cell phone - :innocent:

Medical, internet, cell phone - :innocent:
12-17-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By OldTryGuy

Sounds like a fun time had by all. :thumb:...

Sounds like a fun time had by all. :thumb: :thumb:

Have no clue if I'll make 82 much less 72 so I'll ride like I'll be dead tomorrow. Wasn't going ride today but just aired up the Roubaix and will...
12-16-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,953
Posted By OldTryGuy

Guess I'm missing something? :foo:

Guess I'm missing something? :foo:
12-16-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,239
Posted By OldTryGuy

My 17yo $100.00 Magna with 10,000+ miles has cost...

My 17yo $100.00 Magna with 10,000+ miles has cost me tires, tubes, 1 chain and FW, rear der., bearings/grease and 1 SS hose clamp that replaced the cracked fork lock nut since purchased.


Began...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By OldTryGuy

Cold FULL Moon celebratory ride last week. Began...

Cold FULL Moon celebratory ride last week. Began 5:15pm Wednesday for Rise @ 5:17pm) with FULL @ 12:12am Thursday and Set @ 7:15am. Took some inbetween breaks and rode a bit longer so got in 160.15...
12-16-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,239
Posted By OldTryGuy

160 mile ride last Thursday during the Cold Full...

160 mile ride last Thursday during the Cold Full Moon. Began ride at 5:15pm Wednesday on my 2002 bought at Target $100.00 Magna 7 speed shock fork/spring seat post riding 26 miles then switched to my...
12-15-19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By OldTryGuy

No knowledge but found the following -- ...

No knowledge but found the following --

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V3YEUYRvg0

BTW -- 4:00 into video for interesting solution (?)
12-11-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 777
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: x ∞ YUP, a good gift for sure

:thumb: x ∞ YUP, a good gift for sure
12-11-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By OldTryGuy

Informative thread --- ...

Informative thread ---

https://www.bikeforums.net/pills-ills/1114925-riding-after-knee-replacement.html
12-11-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,547
Posted By OldTryGuy

Guess it's definitely not Bikeforhim

Guess it's definitely not Bikeforhim
12-08-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By OldTryGuy

For sure the humidity makes riding much more...

For sure the humidity makes riding much more challenging. 3 hours inside riding -- that's fantastic :thumb: :thumb:
12-08-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24,879
Views: 2,378,056
Posted By OldTryGuy

Now that's some busy 28.3 mile ride. :thumb: ...

Now that's some busy 28.3 mile ride. :thumb:

For yesterday's ride I clipped in while on the driveway before I hit the street and my feet only hit the ground once when I stopped to replace a cover...
12-08-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By OldTryGuy

That is one BIG slice. my SOP -- 1) go...

That is one BIG slice.

my SOP --

1) go for ride
2) back home bike gets flipped or put in stand
3) clean rims and check tires for glass, cuts, sand-spurs .... also clean bike
4) results in no...
12-08-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By OldTryGuy

After all that how much time riding???? Me -...

After all that how much time riding????

Me - ??? - I'm 2,900 miles ESE from you so yesterday ---

I kitted up

air in tires

popped on the computer
12-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By OldTryGuy

NICE HAT :thumb: Yup, aging has a way of making...

NICE HAT :thumb: Yup, aging has a way of making things more difficult as time goes by but one just has to compensate and do the best. Keep on cranking instead of rocking the chair.
12-06-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nice bike and oh yeah -- :thumb: :thumb:

Nice bike and oh yeah -- :thumb: :thumb:
12-05-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By OldTryGuy

Living in SW FL with the lack of hills presents a...

Living in SW FL with the lack of hills presents a major training issue for a ride like Six Gap. (103 miles with 11,000' of climbing) A longer ride (or any ride) can be transformed from a "just go out...
12-05-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By OldTryGuy

Now THAT I believe :D

Now THAT I believe :D
12-05-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,959
Posted By OldTryGuy

Bought a pair. SEE BELOW !!! :mad: X...

Bought a pair. SEE BELOW !!! :mad:



X 2 Will not buy again.
12-05-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,959
Posted By OldTryGuy

My Nashbar are wearing out and just ordered these...

My Nashbar are wearing out and just ordered these ----
...
12-04-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 14,190
Posted By OldTryGuy

Close to a trike but the higher center of gravity...

Close to a trike but the higher center of gravity on the bike will require a bit more finesse while turning.
12-04-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 14,190
Posted By OldTryGuy

My wife and I custom built STABILIZER WHEELS for...

My wife and I custom built STABILIZER WHEELS for adults some 25+ years ago when we also customized bicycles for children with Spina Bifida and Cerebral Palsy. The 2 that I linked are similar to our...
12-03-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By OldTryGuy

48F right now as I am heading out to Walmart for...

48F right now as I am heading out to Walmart for another early morning Ride & Shop & Ride excursion. Low 50F's at the start of my last Saturday's 135 miler.
12-02-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,080
Posted By OldTryGuy

What are the closest calls you've had that...

What are the closest calls you've had that could've been deadly?

1st bicycle related -- Paceline riding mid 20's-mph when I overlapped on right rear since rider in front of me checked up a bit and...
12-01-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,601
Posted By OldTryGuy

Sorry about the initial experience. Hope your new...

Sorry about the initial experience. Hope your new venture is much more rewarding.



I rode 135 miles yesterday on my 2013 Giant Propel Advanced SL with it still not tracking absolute true. The...
11-30-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,601
Posted By OldTryGuy

Yes indeed, inquiring minds want (need) to...

Yes indeed, inquiring minds want (need) to know??? :foo:
11-30-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24,879
Views: 2,378,056
Posted By OldTryGuy

Met up with 21 years younger buddy at Midnight +...

Met up with 21 years younger buddy at Midnight + 2 minutes this morning. He provided some "Elderly Abuse" pushing me harder than I really wanted to go for the 32 miles we rode together. THANKFULLY...
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