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07-12-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,771
Posted By OldTryGuy

My thoughts --- ......Forget about legs...

My thoughts ---

......Forget about legs hurting or not hurting,

Forget about 10 miles being good or 100+ miles being good,

......Forget about if you feel great or feel crappy after the ride...
07-11-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG, :mad: , missed the required time by 29:10...

DANG, :mad: , missed the required time by 29:10 yesterday on my 69th birthday ride.


Distance 141.22 mi



Calories 7,908 CCalories

Timing 9:39:39Time
07-10-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,279,362
Posted By OldTryGuy

69th Birthday ride today. Began under clouds and...

69th Birthday ride today. Began under clouds and stars. Then torrential downpour. Clears but wind increases as sun comes up. HOT & HUMID. 141 miles.
07-09-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By OldTryGuy

I now wear arm sleeves and found them to be much...

I now wear arm sleeves and found them to be much better than going sleeveless or slapping on sunscreen. Common sense dictated that by doing so would help reduce the chances of adding skin cancer to...
07-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,160
Posted By OldTryGuy

When I woke up on my 50th, 19 years ago this...

When I woke up on my 50th, 19 years ago this Wednesday, I looked in the mirror and said, "you ARE OLD and most likely there is less time left to live than having already lived and you will be told...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,642
Posted By OldTryGuy

Saw this comparison chart, NOT ENDORSING ANY ONE...

Saw this comparison chart, NOT ENDORSING ANY ONE ITEM IN PARTICULAR, just thought it is informative.

https://www.cranksports.com/efuel/comparisons/
06-27-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By OldTryGuy

Meaningless without a photo. Second thought,...

Meaningless without a photo.

Second thought, NOT !!! :eek:
06-25-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,763
Posted By OldTryGuy

NomarsGirl , sorry about the "not so good" time...

NomarsGirl , sorry about the "not so good" time you had. Could try again next year this time of year, your actual birthday day or any day you want. :thumb:




I DON'T THINK SO !!! :D I've...
06-22-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,964
Posted By OldTryGuy

ON - OFF - ON - OFF ..... with my 920XT yielded...

ON - OFF - ON - OFF ..... with my 920XT yielded the following ---- actually took 90 miles of riding to generate (my computer is old and dumb and requires re-start action to complete the flow, hoping...
06-16-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,944
Posted By OldTryGuy

It's all in the genes and how we control the part...

It's all in the genes and how we control the part of our life that we can control.

I improved my lifestyle almost 40 years ago in my late 20's. Didn't stop all of my arthritis resulting in 1 new...
06-10-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,279,362
Posted By OldTryGuy

What breeze and What cooling ???? :lol: ...

What breeze and What cooling ???? :lol:

It's 81.3F right now at 1:35AM and I'm heading out on the grocery grabber to Walmart for some food shopping. No breeze or cooling here.
06-05-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By OldTryGuy

In 2014 at age 64 during my 2nd Ironman Florida...

In 2014 at age 64 during my 2nd Ironman Florida in the 112 mile bike section the use of bolt on tri-bars on my Giant Propel allowed me to ride the distance non-stop. Just 2 weeks ago I rode a local...
05-31-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,697
Posted By OldTryGuy

If you don't already, cooking with the Holy Grail...

If you don't already, cooking with the Holy Grail (of sorts) anti-inflammatory spices is a must !!!
...
05-28-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,373
Posted By OldTryGuy

An understandable reaction experienced by many. ...

An understandable reaction experienced by many.

My simplistic(uncomplicated) view on life is that sometimes I'm the windshield and sometimes I'm the BUG. Having control over everything is...
05-24-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By OldTryGuy

Former Schwinn Dealer --- :thumb: :thumb:

Former Schwinn Dealer --- :thumb: :thumb:
05-13-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,012
Posted By OldTryGuy

Biked to Walmart at 6AM today for groceries with...

Biked to Walmart at 6AM today for groceries with temperature 79F.



Another grocery biking to Walmart at 4PM with temp. at 91.5F and heat index feeling like 100F.

Summertime already!!!
05-10-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,264
Posted By OldTryGuy

update ----- DANG IT!!! Got out a bit late,...

update -----

DANG IT!!! Got out a bit late, 12:29AM instead of 12:01AM and gave myself a 6 hour time limit for the ride. Wound up having to stop at the 30 mile mark for an unexpectedly LONG...
05-09-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,264
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am in awe of all of you out there who continue...

I am in awe of all of you out there who continue to overcome adversity and strive to remain at the top of your game no matter how high or not. Continuing on against the ever present incoming tide of...
05-09-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,569
Posted By OldTryGuy

Dr. George Sheehan (...

Dr. George Sheehan ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_A._Sheehan ) quote ---- "We are each an experiment of one."



Reflect on your past, consider the present and decide for your future.
...
05-08-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,331
Posted By OldTryGuy

I've had a bilateral Orchiectomy because of...

I've had a bilateral Orchiectomy because of Gleason 10 prostate cancer so I am not subject to that syndrome. :D
05-07-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,888
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
05-03-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,204
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good luck and make sure to up-date. I used to...

Good luck and make sure to up-date. I used to weigh 40lbs. more than current weight and can attest to the "lighter is better" for bike and body.

Will be 69 in July and living with the realization...
05-03-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,279,362
Posted By OldTryGuy

Out at 1:06AM today for a slow and easy 53 miles...

Out at 1:06AM today for a slow and easy 53 miles so far. Roads were empty for the most part, :D , but still had a driver pass close by even though there was a second lane to their left without a...
04-09-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,957
Posted By OldTryGuy

If you want to read about a REAL FRED, read the...

If you want to read about a REAL FRED, read the following. Scroll down to page 11. p.s.- On page 15 you will read about Richard Schwinn's meeting with Freddie and how Waterford winds up sponsoring...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,516
Posted By OldTryGuy

Simplex Super LJ downtube shifters Simplex Super...

Simplex Super LJ downtube shifters Simplex Super LJ Downtube Shifters: Silver - Retro-Friction (SLJ) - Bike Recyclery...
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