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02-27-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,817
Posted By Sorg67

Good luck with your MRI. I was also...

Good luck with your MRI.

I was also surprised that they sent the biopsy to Texas. They claim it is to have a specialist look at it. Perhaps. Or perhaps the hospital has a financial interest...
02-26-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,956
Posted By Sorg67

As I motorcyclist and cyclist, I have often...

As I motorcyclist and cyclist, I have often considered the relative risk of the two. I have never considered the risk of an e bike. This was a useful discussion since I have been considering...
02-24-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,593
Posted By Sorg67

The Little Packet That Lives on My Bike

I have a small zip lock bag with a copy of my health insurance card, drivers license and credit card and $40. My wife's cell number is on the copy of the health insurance card. Usually I bring all...
02-22-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,817
Posted By Sorg67

Going to do a 50 mile loop next weekend. Then...

Going to do a 50 mile loop next weekend. Then gradually work up to longer. Longest ever is 65 miles. Goal for this year is 100 miles. Maybe horrible 100 in November. Maybe a triathlon. Have...
02-20-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Sorg67

I like that but I want bolt-on.

I like that but I want bolt-on.
02-20-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,817
Posted By Sorg67

Rode today. Short ride. No problems. Probably...

Rode today. Short ride. No problems. Probably longer ride tomorrow. Maybe this afternoon.

Adjusted saddle a little. Been meaning to do that anyway.

Thanks for input. No results yet. ...
11-13-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,586
Posted By Sorg67

I bought a Specialized Diverge Sport Carbon. It...

I bought a Specialized Diverge Sport Carbon. It makes me smile.

I ride on the drops more than I thought I would. Helps into a head wind. And I like it for a different position.
09-27-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,437
Posted By Sorg67

I find other people’s advice is very often useful...

I find other people’s advice is very often useful even though I rarely follow it. I find the rationale behind the advice is more useful than the advice itself. There is almost always some validity...
09-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Sorg67

103 Km. Easier than I expected. Drank more than...

103 Km. Easier than I expected. Drank more than I usually do. I think that helped.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,666
Posted By Sorg67

Interesting video

Interesting video
09-09-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,035
Posted By Sorg67

Right! So junk miles are different things to...

Right! So junk miles are different things to different people. I have not interest in conditioning myself to aero positions since I do not ride for speed. I have no difficulty keeping up with the...
09-07-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

That is a fair point. Anything done in fun is...

That is a fair point. Anything done in fun is worthwhile.

And I agree there is no place for anger and insults. Nobody has an obligation to wave or return a wave. I am a big waver but even I do...
09-06-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

I have no problem with this comment. wolfchild...

I have no problem with this comment. wolfchild is expressing an opinion that is relevant to the discussion. I do not understand those who take the time to read and comment on a thread they consider...
09-06-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

The funniest thing to me is how many people who...

The funniest thing to me is how many people who think waving threads are useless and yet are still attracted to following them and commenting about how useless they are.
09-04-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,035
Posted By Sorg67

Thanks for the on-going discussion. Very...

Thanks for the on-going discussion. Very interesting.

I do not know whether the “polarized” training program is optimal or if I even understand it. But for a casual rider like me who wants some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,666
Posted By Sorg67

Thanks for sharing. I learned a little. Maybe...

Thanks for sharing. I learned a little. Maybe help me if I face a similar challenge.
09-01-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,035
Posted By Sorg67

This pretty well describes my current approach. I...

This pretty well describes my current approach. I am enjoying riding and like to get out as much as I can. I have been considering a tempo ride on Wednesdays and have been doing a long ride on...
09-01-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,035
Posted By Sorg67

Enjoyment Endorphins Clear my head Energy...

Enjoyment
Endorphins
Clear my head
Energy for the day after a morning ride
Positive attitude
Good mood
Better sleep
Rheumatoid Arthritis symptom management
Better motivation
08-29-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By Sorg67

No, nomadmax wins. :50: I dumped a...

No, nomadmax wins. :50:

I dumped a motorcycle at 70 mph when I was 19 and rode the motorcycle home with minor road rash.

As nomadmax says high speed does not always yield serious injury. And...
08-28-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,159
Posted By Sorg67

More expensive than disc golf. Less expensive...

More expensive than disc golf.
Less expensive than regular golf.
Less expensive than skiing.
More expensive than running.
08-28-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By Sorg67

I have two boys 22 months apart in age. The...

I have two boys 22 months apart in age. The older boy learned to ride at age 5. The younger boy insisted that he wanted to learn. I thought 3 was too young. But I took the training wheels off his...
08-28-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By Sorg67

I am going through a similar transition. I do...

I am going through a similar transition. I do not have a liter bike. But even my 650 Kawasaki Versys is fast enough to get into trouble.

However, if ridden sensibly I think motorcycles can be...
08-28-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By Sorg67

The University of Virginia did a study of...

The University of Virginia did a study of motorcycle accidents and concluded that 75% of motorcycle accidents were the fault of the motorcycle operator. Some have speculated that as much as 90% of...
08-25-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,586
Posted By Sorg67

I have decided to wait to get a new bike until I...

I have decided to wait to get a new bike until I know the limitations of my existing bike and I have the ability to test ride a variety of bikes of different types. Hopefully these two will come...
08-22-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,102
Posted By Sorg67

Three and a half hour ride. I left hydrated. I...

Three and a half hour ride. I left hydrated. I did not drink anything until I was over an hour into my ride. Melted by then. Still not warm yet, so I suppose it helped a bit.
08-22-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

I ride motorcycles too and do the low wave. My...

I ride motorcycles too and do the low wave. My first motorcycle wave was a high wave and I quickly found out why the low wave is preferred at motorcycles speeds.
08-22-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

Calling our and waving are different. You have...

Calling our and waving are different. You have to be situationally aware and considerate. I cannot imagine a situation in which a wave would be wrong. A call maybe. I will call out every time I...
08-22-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

Pedestrians when I am out for a walk, yes. ...

Pedestrians when I am out for a walk, yes. Except those with their face in their phones oblivious to the world.

It is amazing how peoples’ faces will brighten when someone takes the time to...
08-22-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

Yes, exactly! I used to take golf very...

Yes, exactly!

I used to take golf very seriously. I got so serious that it was not fun anymore. I do not want to get that serious about anything again.
08-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

Pedestrians, yes. Cars sometimes if they do...

Pedestrians, yes. Cars sometimes if they do something nice. Usually wave at cars when I am on my bike. Always good to endear the cagers to the bicycle riding community.

I ride motorcycles too...
08-22-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,586
Posted By Sorg67

What will a new bike do for me?

I am shopping for a new bike. Currently leaning toward an endurance bike like Specialized Roubaix, Trek Domane and Cannondale Synapse.

I am riding a hybrid. It is comfortable on 40 mile rides. ...
08-22-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sorg67

I am a big waver. I wave at everybody. Cars,...

I am a big waver. I wave at everybody. Cars, bikes, pedestrians, motorcycles even dogs. Most people return the wave with varying degrees of enthusiasm.
08-21-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,712
Posted By Sorg67

I am a hypocrite. I do not stop for stop signs,...

I am a hypocrite. I do not stop for stop signs, but I think I should.

If we do not follow the rules of the road then we forfeit our right to complain about cars, trucks and motorcycles who do...
08-20-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,631
Posted By Sorg67

And I have a dealer who can get me a 2021 Roubaix...

And I have a dealer who can get me a 2021 Roubaix Comp with Ultegra components, retail $3,600 for $3,300......

Can I send you my wife's cell phone and get you to explain to her why this is are...
08-17-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,152
Posted By Sorg67

Shave a few pounds with a fancy bike. Add a few...

Shave a few pounds with a fancy bike. Add a few pounds back with the lock you have to carry..... hahahaha
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,845
Posted By Sorg67

Rode this bike from about 1969 to 1972. Then got...

Rode this bike from about 1969 to 1972. Then got a ten speed. Had my ten speed through college.


...
08-15-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,152
Posted By Sorg67

Yes, this is really it right here. It the...

Yes, this is really it right here. It the moment, I am discovering a lot of new things about my early 1990ís Diamondback Apex and my 2015ish Trek Verve 3.0. That may be all I need right now. When...
08-14-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By Sorg67

Yes, this is what I am trying to do. I am sure I...

Yes, this is what I am trying to do. I am sure I will love whatever I get. But I still want to make a good choice.
08-14-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,152
Posted By Sorg67

Yes, if I get the lighter faster bike (I probably...

Yes, if I get the lighter faster bike (I probably will) I will keep my hybrid and my MTB. It is nice to have choices.

I think I probably will enjoy the lighter more responsive bike. And the...
08-14-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By Sorg67

Carbon Frame for Gravel Bike

mstateglfr made and interesting comment in another thread that the only benefit of a carbon frame with 40mm tires is weight and the weight advantage is not that significant for recreational riders.
...
08-14-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,152
Posted By Sorg67

Do I Want a Fast Bike?

I have been thinking of getting a better bike. A faster bike. I am not sure why. I do not ride with a group. Why do I want to ride faster. I suppose riding faster allows me to ride further. But...
08-12-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By Sorg67

Gravel Bike

I am considering stepping up my game a bit. I think a gravel bike is a good fit for me. I am considering the Specialized Diverge Sport.

Considering a second set of wheels with road tires so I...
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