Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Fifty Plus (50+)
Reload this Page >

12 weeks 1383 miles

Fifty Plus (50+) Share the victories, challenges, successes and special concerns of bicyclists 50 and older. Especially useful for those entering or reentering bicycling.

12 weeks 1383 miles

Old 04-21-19, 03:43 PM
  #1  
Hondo Gravel
Voted For Pedro
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Hondo,Texas
Posts: 963

Bikes: Motobecane Boris Fatbike, Motobecane Omni Strada Pro,Fantom Pro CX, Fantom X7 MTB, Gravity SS MTB.

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 471 Post(s)
Liked 49 Times in 41 Posts
12 weeks 1383 miles

I think I知 ready to start hitting some serious miles well serious for me my foot feels completely healed so I知 ready to go 42 road-gravel ride today and I had plenty of energy so I believe I知 fully recovered just some slight swelling of my foot but nothing too bad. I知 glad I eased back into the cycling game instead of being impatient and setting myself back which I have done in the past.
Hondo Gravel is offline  
Old 04-21-19, 06:21 PM
  #2  
FiftySix
where's the gas tank?
 
FiftySix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Galveston Bay is an Hour Away ゥ
Posts: 371

Bikes: Schwinn Jaguar 7, Norco Cityglide 8IGH

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 187 Post(s)
Liked 62 Times in 48 Posts
That's a gajillion more miles than I can do in the same time frame. Well done.
FiftySix is offline  
Old 04-22-19, 12:45 PM
  #3  
bogydave
Senior Member
 
bogydave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: ALASKA , SoCal
Posts: 898

Bikes: /Skye/ Torker mt, Sirrus flat bar

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 185 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 4 Times in 4 Posts

Envy from here...
no rides in 10 days
weather sucs
bogydave is offline  
Old 04-22-19, 04:27 PM
  #4  
Barrettscv 
Have bike, will travel
 
Barrettscv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Lake Geneva, WI
Posts: 12,027

Bikes: Ridley Helium SLX, Canyon Endurance SL, De Rosa Professional, Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, Schwinn Paramount (1 painted, 1 chrome), Peugeot PX10, Serotta Nova X, Simoncini Cyclocross Special, Raleigh Roker, Pedal Force CG2 and CX2

Mentioned: 42 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 721 Post(s)
Liked 20 Times in 12 Posts
Any recreational cyclist who is doing more than 100 miles a week is a hero in my opinion.
Barrettscv is offline  
Likes For Barrettscv:
Old 04-22-19, 04:45 PM
  #5  
CliffordK
Senior Member
 
CliffordK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA
Posts: 22,249
Mentioned: 158 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8371 Post(s)
Liked 33 Times in 30 Posts
It has been a pretty slow year so far, only 1726 miles YTD.

I lost a few days last month due to snow, and this month due to torrential rain.
CliffordK is offline  
Old 04-22-19, 05:33 PM
  #6  
Hondo Gravel
Voted For Pedro
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Hondo,Texas
Posts: 963

Bikes: Motobecane Boris Fatbike, Motobecane Omni Strada Pro,Fantom Pro CX, Fantom X7 MTB, Gravity SS MTB.

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 471 Post(s)
Liked 49 Times in 41 Posts

Here is my gravel bike I haven’t posted any pictures until today.
Hondo Gravel is offline  
Old 04-22-19, 07:49 PM
  #7  
FiftySix
where's the gas tank?
 
FiftySix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Galveston Bay is an Hour Away ゥ
Posts: 371

Bikes: Schwinn Jaguar 7, Norco Cityglide 8IGH

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 187 Post(s)
Liked 62 Times in 48 Posts
Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Here is my gravel bike I haven稚 posted any pictures until today.
Nice.
FiftySix is offline  
Old 04-24-19, 11:09 AM
  #8  
roybatythighs
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: USA, North East
Posts: 38

Bikes: Nigel Dean World Tour Specialized Allez

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
I think I知 ready to start hitting some serious miles well serious for me my foot feels completely healed so I知 ready to go 42 road-gravel ride today and I had plenty of energy so I believe I知 fully recovered just some slight swelling of my foot but nothing too bad. I知 glad I eased back into the cycling game instead of being impatient and setting myself back which I have done in the past.
Good stuff!

My peak activity last year (first year on a bike since 98) was between Semesters (late May to late August/Early September) last year 825 miles before the crash aiming for 1K this year
roybatythighs is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright ゥ 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.