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08-07-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just thinking that a Gastroenterologist or a...

Just thinking that a Gastroenterologist or a Urologist might be familiar with this issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 455
Posted By OldTryGuy

The person who "posted" the ride leads the ride....

The person who "posted" the ride leads the ride. If the leader wants to give others a chance to "pull" just let it be known what the pace is to be held at and how long on the front. If others wish to...
08-07-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 72,308
Posted By OldTryGuy

A :bday: to Rowan Enjoy your ride.

A :bday: to Rowan

Enjoy your ride.
08-06-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By OldTryGuy

Got out early at 1:14AM today on my Grocery...

Got out early at 1:14AM today on my Grocery Grabber since we had a nice rain last night and put in 35 miles for the 1st segment. Showered, ate, relaxed then kitted back up after the sun came up and...
08-05-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By OldTryGuy

What is a Facebook? :foo:

What is a Facebook? :foo:
08-04-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By OldTryGuy

When I "kit-up" and head out I'm figuring at...

When I "kit-up" and head out I'm figuring at least 50 miles otherwise it's NOT a RIDE. Get to 50 then a metric is next and then my age (70) and then 100, so :welcome to the club. My 70th Birthday...
08-04-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 571
Posted By OldTryGuy

Too much can be just as bad as too little so...

Too much can be just as bad as too little so finding the personal balance is all important. As for protein, I had some 2 hours before Sunday's 52 miler that began in 84F temp and ended in 93F...
08-04-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 571
Posted By OldTryGuy

Protein shake + 88 oz. of water + 96 oz....

Protein shake + 88 oz. of water + 96 oz. electrolyte water + 4 gels, all for just 50 miles ???? :foo:
08-03-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,198
Posted By OldTryGuy

enjoy!!!!

enjoy!!!!
08-02-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,198
Posted By OldTryGuy

Yesterday went out late AM for a 52 mile ride...

Yesterday went out late AM for a 52 mile ride that began in upper 80'sF and finished in the 90'sF. FIRST DRINK back home was a nice cold 0.0 Alcohol - 60 calorie Heineken. Just saw that Budweiser...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,141
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG, you got messed up!!! How's the bike???? :D...

DANG, you got messed up!!! How's the bike???? :D Looks like you hit the road instead of dirt. Take time healing and follow doctor's orders.


14 weeks ago this coming Monday riding...
08-01-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By OldTryGuy

Your group sounds like caring riders who enjoy...

Your group sounds like caring riders who enjoy your company. Group I used to ride with = the same. I was doing SOLO riding even before C-19 and found that Midnight Madness Rides (left house at...
08-01-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By OldTryGuy

A belated :bday: and just wondering --- "Did...

A belated :bday: and just wondering --- "Did you get good tires for the bike?" r.e. - 1st post 4/23/19 :lol:

AND did you get in a good Birthday Ride?
08-01-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By OldTryGuy

FOLLOW your doctor's and PT's directions !!! ...

FOLLOW your doctor's and PT's directions !!! While there's a medical "standard time frame" for most everything, only the attending physician/PT have first hand knowledge of what has been done and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 845
Posted By OldTryGuy

Me thinks the Isle of Man TT’s are cool as are...

Me thinks the Isle of Man TT’s are cool as are Moto GP races.
07-31-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By OldTryGuy

clicking on OldTryGuy should reveal the link

clicking on OldTryGuy should reveal the link
07-30-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By OldTryGuy

Saddened to read that you have joined the PCa...

Saddened to read that you have joined the PCa Club. My membership began in March of 2015 at almost 65yo with GLEASON 10. Did not want ADT so chose Bilateral Orchiectomy, surgical castration. My...
07-29-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By OldTryGuy

Preparing to leave the house in 30 minutes for...

Preparing to leave the house in 30 minutes for another "overnight 100 miler" and the lights are plugged in topping off. As soon as I am done with the ride they will be plugged in to top off and then...
07-29-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By OldTryGuy

Since there is a "history" :( I would imagine...

Since there is a "history" :( I would imagine that you are already aware that, it is the PSA doubling time that is more critical than simply the number. Continued good fortune.
07-29-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By OldTryGuy

Wishing you an early :bday: for September, same...

Wishing you an early :bday: for September, same month as wife only she'll be same as me just 3 weeks ago today >> 70. :thumb::thumb: for a GREAT exam result with a KUDOS for your riding the 2017...
07-28-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By OldTryGuy

AWESOME !!! :thumb: :thumb: first bold --...

AWESOME !!! :thumb: :thumb:

first bold -- great age to start increasing efforts

second bold -- definitely build on your satisfaction and self-inspirational achievement
07-27-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,063
Posted By OldTryGuy

1st bold -- :welcome to "CLUB TOMBAY" I am a Life...

1st bold -- :welcome to "CLUB TOMBAY" I am a Life Member having been down numerous times with some resulting in the Armadillo Road Kill Orientation >> still clipped in with wheels facing up to the...
07-27-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By OldTryGuy

Heat and humidity always slows me down BUT THEN...

Heat and humidity always slows me down BUT THEN AGAIN I just accept the consequences of aging (mother nature) no matter what the weather might be. I have resolved to OWNING UP to my degrading...
07-27-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nothing like actual results so try it and let us...

Nothing like actual results so try it and let us know --- or not :D
07-26-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,502,092
Posted By OldTryGuy

7/26/2012 good friend Pete Cornell was killed...

7/26/2012 good friend Pete Cornell was killed when hit by a semi. He a 2 others had a bit over 700 miles to ride to complete their Prudhoe Bay to Key West bike journey. My Memorial Ride was 103 miles...
07-26-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 120,865
Posted By OldTryGuy

8th Pete Cornell Memorial Ride today of 103...

8th Pete Cornell Memorial Ride today of 103 miles. As usual I placed a Crank Sport e-Gel in his hands >>>

https://www.waymarking.com/gallery/image.aspx?f=1&guid=7af190ac-f975-431b-b656-0b7df3db4e5f
07-26-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 192,080
Posted By OldTryGuy

Friend and wonderful gentle giant --- Pete...

Friend and wonderful gentle giant --- Pete Cornell --- just completed my 8th Memorial 100 Miler

https://www.waymarking.com/gallery/image.aspx?f=1&guid=7af190ac-f975-431b-b656-0b7df3db4e5f
07-25-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By OldTryGuy

I found "The Stick" superior to a foam roller. ...

I found "The Stick" superior to a foam roller. Light touch -- DEEP IN or in between.

https://www.thestick.net/
07-24-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,266
Posted By OldTryGuy

Sorry you have lousy Birthday Riding weather. ...

Sorry you have lousy Birthday Riding weather. All the more reason I am glad we relocated from NJ to SW FL '86. :thumb: :thumb: Sunday will be a 100 mile Memorial Ride for a biking buddy killed 8...
07-24-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,266
Posted By OldTryGuy

Keep at it Cougrrcj. :thumb: :thumb: BTW,...

Keep at it Cougrrcj. :thumb: :thumb:

BTW, being a SENIOR does not in AND of itself give one a FREE PASS to use the METRIC SYSTEM if residing in the USA. :D Unless of course one is 100 years old....
07-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By OldTryGuy

For my Birthday Ride I double my age and ride it...

For my Birthday Ride I double my age and ride it in miles then add 1 for "good measure." Two weeks ago tonight I began my ride at 9:49PM so I could cover the distance before the Sun rose too high...
07-23-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,266
Posted By OldTryGuy

The Birthday Ride need not be on the actual...

The Birthday Ride need not be on the actual Birthday. It is simply a ride to celebrate being alive. If one reflects on the past and envisions the future, so be it. RIDE and ENJOY.
07-23-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,864
Posted By OldTryGuy

There is a place for expressing certain beliefs...

There is a place for expressing certain beliefs that ARE NOT bicycle related --- please visit that site

https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/
07-21-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By OldTryGuy

4/27/2020 just 12 weeks ago yesterday morning...

4/27/2020 just 12 weeks ago yesterday morning 1:26am and 33 miles into an overnight 100 miler riding at 20.1mph a wild hog ran into me. Hard impact left side on soft ground resulted in left shoulder...
07-19-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,903
Posted By OldTryGuy

As for above advice >>> I read, I chuckle :lol: ...

As for above advice >>> I read, I chuckle :lol:

April 2011, I landed on my back on a partly cloudy mostly blue backed sky --- as per smashndash -- "...The absolute ideal would be to look to the...
07-17-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,118
Posted By OldTryGuy

Might not be ideal but if you want some form of...

Might not be ideal but if you want some form of incentive to try harder could always join in and challenge yourself. My crash happened on April 24th and a friend mentioned the TT after my brief stay...
07-16-20, 12:14 PM
07-16-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By OldTryGuy

A 72yo friend rides every day typically 40+...

A 72yo friend rides every day typically 40+ miles. A few years ago his goal was 24,000 miles for the year and a 100 day streak of 100 miles/day. He accomplished his goals.
07-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,502,092
Posted By OldTryGuy

A slow recovery ride of 101 miles was ordered up...

A slow recovery ride of 101 miles was ordered up and completed today after my 70th birthday ride of 141 miles last Friday.
07-15-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By OldTryGuy

Infection, inflammation, irritation caused by...

Infection, inflammation, irritation caused by cycling, lifting, sex etc. can affect PSA numbers by raising it. A rapid rise over time is often of greater concern than a gradual rise. Before having a...
07-14-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,017
Posted By OldTryGuy

8:30PM and in 3hrs 30 minutes it's out the door...

8:30PM and in 3hrs 30 minutes it's out the door for another Midnight Madness 100 Miler. Doesn't matter that it's 88F with 70% humidity right now meaning the Heat Index is 100F but a least the sun...
07-14-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,483
Posted By OldTryGuy

Big time bummer and hope for a good recovery. ...

Big time bummer and hope for a good recovery.

70th birthday was Friday. I biked 141.25 miles. Yesterday marked 11 weeks since a 150lb wild hog ran into me = injured left shoulder, cracked scapula,...
07-14-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By OldTryGuy

Cycling buddy suffered long enough and decided to...

Cycling buddy suffered long enough and decided to see shoulder ortho after self diagnosis and internet treatment. First "expert" tried and failed but second "expert" knew exactly what he needed....
07-14-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
Posted By OldTryGuy

remember ---...

remember --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYOQDnWFXYI


I've biked with "me AND mr. foley" :eek:
07-14-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,017
Posted By OldTryGuy

My helmet mounted blinky light is seen first...

My helmet mounted blinky light is seen first thanks to the Earth's curvature riding our long-straight FL roads. :D
07-13-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
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: 35
Views: 1,761
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: 108
Views: 5,731
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: 2,038
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...
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