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07-29-19, 01:22 AM
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Posted By John00

I was expecting more from this thread......Pix or...

I was expecting more from this thread......Pix or it didn't happen
06-10-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,904
Posted By John00

Had another bike/pick up while on my bike on the other day. Video

Things like has happed so many times I now have a camera on the front and the back of my bike...,, sorry for the 4 second add, I suck at Photoshop.....https://youtu.be/JhGcbd_amUw
01-31-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Wednesday, 43 Miles. Started out cold, but near...

Wednesday, 43 Miles. Started out cold, but near the end of the ride it had warmed up a little. I was riding into the sun and couldn't see the road in the shadows right in front of me. I hit a large...
01-29-19, 03:41 AM
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Views: 376,150
Posted By John00

Well I've turned 69, will be 70 later this year,...

Well I've turned 69, will be 70 later this year, but that's only 20.6 Celsius.

I found this a few years back, don't know if it belongs here. Cyclists never grow old, just slower. Greg LeMond...
01-29-19, 03:26 AM
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Posted By John00

Not today, but Friday, Saturday and Sunday....

Not today, but Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday, 39 miles was a great day, temperatures in the 50s after months of low 40 rides. Saturday was a recovery ride 8 miles, but I rode it a little too...
01-23-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,160
Posted By John00

I tried a bag of the Costco pitted dates, they...

I tried a bag of the Costco pitted dates, they weren't nearly as good as the unpited ones I get at Trader Joe's, most were very dry and not very sweet. Much cheaper though, especially with them...
01-22-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,160
Posted By John00

I eat a lot of unpitted Medjool dates too. I...

I eat a lot of unpitted Medjool dates too. I usually take a bag of 8 or so on every ride. ( I only eat a few per ride) They must be near 90% sugar, they're like candy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18,727
Views: 3,731,352
Posted By John00

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-105-r7000-gro...

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-105-r7000-groupset-118524.html

Some sizes are listed out of stock, but if you wait a week they're usually back is stock. Most of the components are OEM and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18,727
Views: 3,731,352
Posted By John00

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Retired my 17 year old Ultegra set with the...
01-10-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,650
Posted By John00

I asked the doctor if I would get a prostate exam...

I asked the doctor if I would get a prostate exam at the same time, she said it's a different procedure with a different specialist.
01-10-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,650
Posted By John00

You are right My Bad, I'll delete it.

You are right My Bad, I'll delete it.
01-09-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,650
Posted By John00

Wrong thread

Wrong thread
01-04-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,051
Posted By John00

Resolutions/Goals? I have none, I'm going to ride...

Resolutions/Goals? I have none, I'm going to ride as much and as far as I can, just like other years.
01-04-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

I got a very late start, but I ventured out on my...

I got a very late start, but I ventured out on my roadbike as most of the snow and ice has melted. I might have gone further but 1/2 way out I realized I'd left my rear taillight on the MTB with...
12-30-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

It's been snowing here for the last two months....

It's been snowing here for the last two months. Not much snow, but the temperatures never got far above freezing so the snow didn't melt between storms and the roads have been icy. I've only gotten 4...
12-14-18, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By John00

Only time I was asked for my card was a few...

Only time I was asked for my card was a few months ago at Costco for my flu shot. I belong to a Medicare advantage plan and they've sent me several plastic membership cards, I carry one with an old...
12-13-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By John00

I had one of those, late 60s. I wore it on my...

I had one of those, late 60s. I wore it on my arm, I realize now the leg is a much better place for it. Once my battery died and I was pulled over the police. Very late at night on University Blvd....
12-09-18, 03:13 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

It snowed here 7-8 days ago. Only a few inches,...

It snowed here 7-8 days ago. Only a few inches, but the temperature hasn't gotten much over freezing, and there is still ice and snow in many places.. Last winter the snow would be melted and gone...
11-09-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Went out planing on doing a long ride, but I...

Went out planing on doing a long ride, but I stopped by my daughter's house and when I left I forgot my helmet. I had my beanie cap on and it feels like I have my helmet on wearing it. I got out 5...
11-04-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

It was cold when I went out today, wore my winter...

It was cold when I went out today, wore my winter cycling jacket, tights and a warm pair of gloves. Rode down a very long hill for 30 minutes then turned around and climbed back the same hill. By the...
11-02-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

. I Rode down the long hill near my home then...

. I Rode down the long hill near my home then turned around and rode up for 1/2 an hour. Then across the bute and up into the mountains. It was a beautiful day, but cool. This time of the year I ride...
10-26-18, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

I got about 20 miles out when it started to rain,...

I got about 20 miles out when it started to rain, so I turned around just as the small shower passed. This is high desert and we get some snow but very little rain. I was near home and wanted to do...
10-22-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

My usual every other day ride, It's getting...

My usual every other day ride, It's getting cooler fast. It will be cold soon 50 miles on a sunny but cool day.
10-21-18, 02:25 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Today started out very warm 75, rode to my first...

Today started out very warm 75, rode to my first rest stop to eat 1/2 an energy bar and took off my jersey to bask in the sun for 15 minutes. I won't get very many more chances to do that for a...
10-19-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Overdressed when I went out, started shedding...

Overdressed when I went out, started shedding clothes right away. At an hour and forty minutes out I made my first stop to rest a little and eat half an energy bar. Took off everything but my shorts...
10-17-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,406
Posted By John00

Yeah, it's outdoors, I'ts over 20 acres, with a...

Yeah, it's outdoors, I'ts over 20 acres, with a large part running just 30' from the side of the road. They have just cut the plants and they are lying om the ground, ready to hauled off to a barn or...
10-17-18, 02:06 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Woke up very early,couldn't get back to sleep....

Woke up very early,couldn't get back to sleep. Decided I wasn't going for a ride,. But it was a beautiful clear day, so I went for it. Still getting used to my new setup. It as very warm for about an...
10-15-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,406
Posted By John00

There is a large hemp farm right next to a road I...

There is a large hemp farm right next to a road I ride a lot. Lately the plants are maturing and it smells like a large bag of pot. Not that I've ever been near a large bag of pot :)
10-14-18, 03:05 AM
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Posted By John00

I got an email from bikeforums today wishing me a...

I got an email from bikeforums today wishing me a happy 69th birthday, They're a week early, but It was nice note.
10-14-18, 02:57 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Second ride since I put on new R7000 kit. Got a...

Second ride since I put on new R7000 kit. Got a very late start, it was cold when I left, then after an hour it warmed for two hours then the sun started dropping behind the mountains and the...
10-12-18, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By John00

Took the bike for my usual 50 mile loup. First...

Took the bike for my usual 50 mile loup. First ride since I changed from my 16 year old full Ultegra to a full 11 speed 105 R7000. Everything about the drive train is different. I kept checking what...
10-10-18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By John00

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/b_screw_in_backwards_6a2399f4d1e5e3e66e5ee0a09467255745f97efa.jpg

B screw in backwards

I took out 3 links ( actually 4 links and...
10-09-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By John00

Upgraded my full Ultegra bike to full 105 with great results

I took the 16 year old 6500 Ultegra triple crank 9 speed set off and replaced it with the 105 R7000 11 speed set that just came out 5 months ago. It's like a new bike! Shifting is much faster and...
08-28-18, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

44 miles through wine country down here in...

44 miles through wine country down here in California where I'm staying for 3-4 weeks. Wine grapes everywhere. Mostly Zinfandel with a few petite sarah. probably a few more that weren't posted. I...
08-25-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

I'm down in California taking care of a ranch I...

I'm down in California taking care of a ranch I used to live on, while the owners are visiting grandchildren. There is this one route that I've ridden many times, a few years ago I did it two days in...
08-25-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,186
Posted By John00

Well part of growing old for me was loosing my...

Well part of growing old for me was loosing my hearing. I've lost well over 50% of my hearing. I live in a very quiet world. I can't her people over 10' from me. I have a hearing aid but don't use it...
08-19-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Did my usual 50 mile ride, it was 90 but I...

Did my usual 50 mile ride, it was 90 but I didn't feel it.


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08-16-18, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

Air looked much cleaner today. Headed up into the...

Air looked much cleaner today. Headed up into the mountains. I don't mind climbing for 15-20 minutes, but when it turns into hours, I would really rather not. 40 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By John00

August is smoke season here in Bend. Last year...

August is smoke season here in Bend. Last year was very bad. I was riding with a N95 respirator for 5 weeks. I'll probably need to start using it soon. I rode today without one, The first time you...
08-15-18, 01:11 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

50 miles, I was going to ride yesterday when it...

50 miles, I was going to ride yesterday when it was much cooler and good air quality, but I had to help my daughter with her car problem. Today it was 91 and the air quality was unhealthy for...
08-13-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By John00

Interesting article about Muscle Cramps

"Everything You Know About Muscle Cramps Is Wrong. And eating a banana wont help"


https://medium.com/s/the-nuance/everything-you-know-about-muscle-cramps-is-wrong-59614efccbaf
08-12-18, 12:17 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

The temperature has been over 100 the last 3...

The temperature has been over 100 the last 3 days and the smoke from the forest fires made the air quality bad, so I didn't ride for 3 days. Today it was 78 with clear air so I did the same 51...
08-10-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,969
Posted By John00

That looks it could be more effective than a ...

That looks it could be more effective than a Garmin Varia
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,383
Posted By John00

I have a Sony action cam mounted on my handle...

I have a Sony action cam mounted on my handle bars that I have 3 batteries for I can swap. It's white and very visible. And an inexpensive Mobius, dash cam on the back run by a battery in my top tube...
08-09-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,969
Posted By John00

I've lately come to accept that I'm getting...

I've lately come to accept that I'm getting really #%& old. Or at least that guy staring back at me in the mirror is. I'm still a kid when I'm on my bike.
08-09-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

It was 104 yesterday and 100 today, I've ridden...

It was 104 yesterday and 100 today, I've ridden in those temps many times, even last year, but I'm wimping out this time. It'll be 94 tomorrow, which I don't find uncomfortable, so I'll go...
08-08-18, 02:03 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 2,299,899
Posted By John00

50 miles on a hot 95 day. I leave the house with...

50 miles on a hot 95 day. I leave the house with a wet jersey and sun sleeves, the water evaporates and cools me off.

I think I scared a 15 year old boy's life for ever today, I made 7 stops at...
08-07-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,147
Posted By John00

Expected high of 98. normally I wouldn't go for a...

Expected high of 98. normally I wouldn't go for a ride, but it's going to be 104 tomorrow and the day after.. I can't handle 4 days off the bike, I'd go crazy. Going to take a route where I can stop...
08-06-18, 01:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,883
Posted By John00

Most people around here use Strava. With Map My...

Most people around here use Strava. With Map My Ride there's only 40 or less on the most popular of my rides. I ride every other day, put in so many miles and ride through the winter, so I'm "King of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 01:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,926
Posted By John00

Water with a litle bit of salt in my bottles,...

Water with a litle bit of salt in my bottles, Warm or hot water is bad, but warm or hot sports drink is awful.
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