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08-16-18, 08:27 AM
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Foot Care

I never had a problem with my feet until I had a blister on the underside of my foot. I didn't give it much thought, except to keep the area clean after the blister burst.
Long story short, the...
08-13-18, 07:33 AM
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I've been riding bicycles for a long time, so I...

I've been riding bicycles for a long time, so I was ready for some cross training with something that came close to spinning without risk of pounding my joints on my 80-year-old body.
I started...
04-23-18, 06:43 PM
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I wondered what it would be like at 80 years old,...

I wondered what it would be like at 80 years old, I've had some time to get used to it. The motivation is still there, but I had to change a few things. I still consider myself a bicycle enthusiast,...
03-04-18, 07:56 PM
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Great turnout at the Withlacoochee Rails to...

Great turnout at the Withlacoochee Rails to Trails ride today, good talk at the SAG stops. I wish everyone in the US could do the same, get along with one another.
02-25-18, 10:09 PM
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Rails to Trails Ride Inverness Florida March 4

Will any of you be able to ride at the annual Rails to Trails ride on the Withlacoochee Trail? Many cyclists will be attending from all over the US and beyond. It's always been a great event, I'm...
02-25-18, 04:36 AM
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Keep on keeping on! We all need diversification,...

Keep on keeping on! We all need diversification, it's the way we are made, no matter how great cycling is.
02-24-18, 08:19 AM
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Since I was 25 years old I got used to staying in...

Since I was 25 years old I got used to staying in shape, i.e. maintain my body doing resistance training as well as aerobics. I never considered myself a gym rat, not obsessed with massive muscles,...
02-24-18, 08:02 AM
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Me too with time, not enough during the day which...

Me too with time, not enough during the day which is why I've been using the Me-Mover to go shopping, I overdid shopping a few times and blew my road bicycle tires with heavy packages and run errands...
02-23-18, 06:38 PM
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Cross Training

I'm wondering, do any of you cross train? For example, cycling doesn't do much for the core or upper body. I've been riding bicycles for a very long time, I'm 80, but I know I must do other things to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-18, 06:28 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Everyone want's to be motivated, here's your...

Everyone want's to be motivated, here's your chance to get that aerobic workout we all need. Break your personal records by sprinting through the Gator gauntlet trail. However, those cyclists are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-18, 06:57 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Riding Next To Gators

Looking for something different, check out Shark Valley in Florida. Spin past large gators sunning themselves, They seem oblivious to riders on the trail a few feet away.
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02-04-18, 08:47 PM
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Check out the Rails to Trails ride March 4 on the...

Check out the Rails to Trails ride March 4 on the Withlacoochee trail, and look for something different, Me-Mover riders.
01-29-18, 11:52 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Cross Training Opinions

rumrunn6 right on! that me-mover thing looks dangerous. aren't you afraid of falls at your age? no offense, just thinking about how I might modify my outdoor plans 20 yrs from now & I'm thinking...
01-29-18, 09:45 AM
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Cross Training

At 80 years of age, I have been riding bicycles since I was 6 years old, but some years ago I realized I needed diversification which was weight training because if you do the same exercise...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-18, 06:17 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Looking forward to getting the stent out, doing...

Looking forward to getting the stent out, doing minor physical leg resistance on the Me-Mover apparently moves the stent, I find out later with the results.
01-08-18, 05:16 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Cut back on heavy lifting, doing more reps with...

Cut back on heavy lifting, doing more reps with lighter weight.
Doing more crosstraining with the Me-Mover for my core and all of the muscles that aren't worked cycling.
Changing diet so I stop...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-18, 05:00 PM
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Waiting to get my urinary stent removed in a few...

Waiting to get my urinary stent removed in a few days, can't do much commuting, but looking forward to getting back working out, cycling, crosstraining on the Me-Mover, and some weight training....
01-08-18, 08:29 AM
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About 2 years ago I had a problem walking less...

About 2 years ago I had a problem walking less than a mile because of hip pain which I attributed to my age, 78 at the time. Ironically I had just taken possession of a Me-Mover, a 3 wheeled scooter...
01-07-18, 08:17 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Doing different kinds of moving is all good,...

Doing different kinds of moving is all good, everything that motivates an increase in fitness is what it's all about. Finding the motivation is what many have difficulty with, maybe the lack of...
11-28-17, 05:06 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Injured runners and aerobic fans are doing their...

Injured runners and aerobic fans are doing their thing on the Me-Mover, low impact and measured 50-60% watts higher than intense biking, or on par with intense running.
11-27-17, 09:47 AM
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When I weight train I mix it up, if I kept doing...

When I weight train I mix it up, if I kept doing bench presses and left everything else alone I'd look like a barrel with skinny legs, which is why I cross train. Yes, I love cycling, but spinning...
11-23-17, 04:06 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

I have been riding my bicycle regularly for a...

I have been riding my bicycle regularly for a long time as well as weight training, however about 2 years ago at 78 years old I was having trouble walking, which I, of course, attributed to age, so I...
11-23-17, 08:16 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Cross Training

I've been riding bicycles since 1945, still do, but I learned a long time ago my body adapts, it becomes very efficient at repeating the same exercise. What was difficult became easier, I needed to...
11-20-17, 11:25 AM
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Me-Mover is in the niche market, Danish company...

Me-Mover is in the niche market, Danish company promoting an alternative to bicycles, not much advertising, but one hell of an aerobic training self-powered vehicle that requires about 20% more...
11-20-17, 10:02 AM
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Being 80

I feel my endurance has increased after acclimating riding the Me-Mover, I still work out with weights, some routines with the same weight I used over 10 years ago. Although I now use a Me-Mover more...
11-02-17, 02:26 PM
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Florida Riding Weather

That time of the year finally in Florida, cooler, low humidity. Switching from my road bicycle to the Me-Mover FIT gives me a great cross training workout. I was surprised when I started riding the...
10-10-17, 03:20 PM
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Bicycle alternatives are considered niche market...

Bicycle alternatives are considered niche market BPV, most information is available by Googling the name, if you don't know the name, it's difficult to find. When I'm on a bicycle trail riding the...
10-10-17, 11:02 AM
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Weeks To 80

I always wondered what it would feel like at this age, now that I'm here, it's not that much different than 40 or 50 in my mind, but my body, well I still work out with weights, ride a Me-Mover which...
08-14-17, 05:16 PM
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Two Friends

I'd like to keep an up tempo here, but sharing this may help others to keep riding, doing what keeps us young at heart.
I have 2 friends that have had strokes, each is in my age bracket, both did...
07-19-17, 03:26 PM
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79+

I have to know my red line, the mind say's go for it, the body not so much. Cross training with weights for about 54 years, I should know my limits, I do, most of the time except a few days ago on a...
07-17-17, 06:42 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

When I'm on a bicycle trail. some cyclists turn...

When I'm on a bicycle trail. some cyclists turn around and ask me questions about the Me-Mover, I tell them it's an alternative that increases endurance and strength. Not to be redundant but the...
07-16-17, 04:48 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

BTW for cross trainers, I also weight train,...

BTW for cross trainers, I also weight train, really helps riding self powered vehicles. Great for all ages, I can still see improvement at my age, I'm getting back my leg strength with the Me-Mover...
07-16-17, 04:36 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

I also have a Me-Mover FIT 2.0, initially rode...

I also have a Me-Mover FIT 2.0, initially rode the first Kickstarter version. In my opinion it's one of the best cross training vehicles on the market. I've trikked since 2003, rode a StreetStrider...
06-21-17, 07:32 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

No, I'm using the Silca presta valve cores. No...

No, I'm using the Silca presta valve cores. No problems pulling the chuck off, but I still have to put a lot of effort to release the chuck.
I called the Serface home office, they didn't believe I...
06-21-17, 03:34 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Bicycle Alternatives

Are there any crosstrainers out there? Doing different stuff for your body like lifting heavy things more than once, or using other self powered vehicles besides a bicycle?
I understand if you...
06-21-17, 03:17 PM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

Presta Valve Fix

My old Serfas Airbones pump chuck used to destroy Presta valve cores until I switched to Silca presta valve cores. Saved me from buying a new tire pump.
06-21-17, 03:02 PM
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People riding Me-Mover's also carry guns, but not...

People riding Me-Mover's also carry guns, but not me.
06-18-17, 07:03 PM
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I also have a Cannondale road bicycle, and a...

I also have a Cannondale road bicycle, and a trikke, and a Me-Mover and I also weight train because I prefer cross training. Our bodies get used to certain exercises in a matter of weeks according to...
06-11-17, 09:19 PM
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I'm wondering if anyone is looking into the niche...

I'm wondering if anyone is looking into the niche market self-powered vehicles. I've cross trained with Trikkes, StreetStrider, now Me-Mover, each has their own unique body enhancing aspects.
I've...
05-21-17, 08:19 PM
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This age thing is just a number if you want to...

This age thing is just a number if you want to act your age as some do, and sit their time away as muscles slowly deteriorate, that's their prerogative. Fighting the war of muscle loss can be fun,...
05-09-17, 11:22 AM
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Waking Muscles

I remember the first day I stepped on a Me-Mover, wobbly, felt unstable. But it was me, an avid bicycle rider that wasn't using my stabilizing muscles, my core muscles. I didn't realize it at the...
05-08-17, 05:33 PM
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:thumb: I got you by about 14 years. good to...

:thumb:

I got you by about 14 years. good to talk to teeny boppers. Just came back from a mini Me-Mover ride with a quasi HIIT routine.
Fun times. Take care.
05-08-17, 02:34 PM
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Exhaust Fumes Aromas

I spend a good deal of my riding time on public roads rather than bicycle trails, but on the occasion, I'm on a wilderness trail not too far from my home I do smell deer poop and burnt Florida fauna....
05-07-17, 07:43 PM
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79 +

Still cross training, Cannondale r600 triple, Me-Mover FIT 2.0, weight training. Have increased endurance by riding the Me-Mover doing HIIT routines, fighting headwinds. Extra added attraction,...
05-01-17, 10:46 AM
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Been riding various self-powered vehicles, fell...

Been riding various self-powered vehicles, fell on all except the Me-Mover. Broke some bones previously, but it's part of the adventure. Not so on this 3 wheeled scooter that is propelled by 2...
04-17-17, 08:42 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

I didn't realize what the Me-Mover would do when...

I didn't realize what the Me-Mover would do when I first started riding last year. The first thing I found was my legs complained which surprised me, after riding bicycles for years, albeit not in...
04-15-17, 11:02 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

As I wrote, the Me-Mover requires about 20% more...

As I wrote, the Me-Mover requires about 20% more effort to propel than a bicycle. I am 79 years old which should be taken into consideration regarding my speed capability. The Me-Mover weighs about...
04-15-17, 10:15 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

The more I ride the Me-Mover, the more I increase...

The more I ride the Me-Mover, the more I increase my overall physical condition. At 79 years old I'm satisfied with the results since I started over a year ago. Like any new form of...
04-10-17, 09:19 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

I too followed a Kickstarter project that was...

I too followed a Kickstarter project that was successful, the Me-Mover. I now have the FIT 2.0 version, updated transmissions, Schwalbe tires, and more. I rode bicycles for many years, still ride my...
04-03-17, 08:58 AM
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Posted By CrazyIvan

My present transportation is self-powered, has 3...

My present transportation is self-powered, has 3 wheels, uses same muscles as running without the impact. As far as speed the Me-Mover requires about 20% more energy to propel than a bicycle,...
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