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12-05-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By bruce19

I've had the shots and one booster. My wife has...

I've had the shots and one booster. My wife has had the shots and two boosters. This is no joke. In 10 days I have lost 8 lbs.
12-02-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By bruce19

RSV heads-up

Consider this a PSA. My wife and I both have RSV. You know that illness that 2 yr olds across the nation are being hospitalized for. She has had it for 3 weeks and I am ending my 1st week. This is...
11-13-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,505
Posted By bruce19

Welcome to cycling.

Welcome to cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,547
Posted By bruce19

Bang for the Buck: 1. Aluminum

Bang for the Buck:

1. Aluminum
10-29-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,412
Posted By bruce19

I go to the gym 5-6 days a week to lift. At age...

I go to the gym 5-6 days a week to lift. At age 76 this is not about lifting big weights. Expl....leg lifts with 150 lbs (3x10) and curls of 20 lbs each arm, again 3x10. There are others of course....
10-20-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By bruce19

Website

What happened to this website? It is so much more difficult to access forums. This sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,633
Posted By bruce19

Some very good questions raised in that article....

Some very good questions raised in that article. I am usually skeptical of new tech until I see real world results. So far I haven't. If anyone has, please post a link. I'd love to see it.
10-12-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,292
Posted By bruce19

I was responding to this statement...."You came...

I was responding to this statement...."You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist."
10-12-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,292
Posted By bruce19

As cyclists we use lights in order to be seen. We...

As cyclists we use lights in order to be seen. We call it a safety measure. It sounds like he wanted it to be easier/possible to see you coming. That makes him an "a**hole?" You need to re-think...
10-08-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By bruce19

Nice to see his recovery.

Nice to see his recovery.
10-01-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,237
Posted By bruce19

wheel base......the distance between front and...

wheel base......the distance between front and rear axles.
09-15-22, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,488
Posted By bruce19

Thanks.

Thanks.
09-13-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,169
Posted By bruce19

No. I've never done it. I think the rule should...

No. I've never done it. I think the rule should be 100 miles minus your age. Makes more sense to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,314
Posted By bruce19

I went with Mavic tubeless about 4 yrs ago. Put...

I went with Mavic tubeless about 4 yrs ago. Put them on 2 of my road bikes and my wife's road bike. So far, zero flats. I weigh 187 lbs and run them at 80 psi (rear) and 70 psi (front) and they are...
09-02-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,551
Posted By bruce19

I finally bought one and had my first ride with...

I finally bought one and had my first ride with it today. It's absolutely brilliant.
09-02-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,046
Posted By bruce19

I have no idea about model years of the earlier...

I have no idea about model years of the earlier ones but here's my list:

Panasonic DX 2000

LeMond (Trek) .....some sort of TI triple crank bike

Bianchi Squadra.....steel w/Columbus tubing
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,809
Posted By bruce19

So sorry. That sucks. If I learned one thing...

So sorry. That sucks. If I learned one thing after breaking my neck and having C1 & C2 fused after crashing in 2013 it's this........listen to your doctors. I crashed on July 24, 2013 and was back on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,993
Posted By bruce19

mpd?

mpd?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,993
Posted By bruce19

I've gotten to the point that I avoid group rides...

I've gotten to the point that I avoid group rides unless it's a smaller group (5-6 riders) and they are wheels I trust, When I'm in a group like that it doesn't really matter where I ride....
08-27-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,918
Posted By bruce19

The first thing I'd do is to get a variety of...

The first thing I'd do is to get a variety of medical opinions about any issues I have and how exercise can be best used for me. In my case, I am 76 and have reduced the length of my rides from 30-50...
08-27-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By bruce19

Excellent. Congrats

Excellent. Congrats
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,243
Posted By bruce19

Recently I've had a couple rides on my GFs Canyon...

Recently I've had a couple rides on my GFs Canyon Ultimate w/DI 2. For frame of reference I ride 105, Dura Ace, Ultegra and SRAM Red all mechanical on my bikes. The DI 2 was set up semi-synchro. I...
07-19-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,851
Posted By bruce19

I think you might be surprised. I've loaned mine...

I think you might be surprised. I've loaned mine out to a friend who rides a Cannondale Synapse. Her bike frame is being replaced under warranty because the CF frame cracked. So, she needed a bike....
07-19-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,851
Posted By bruce19

I don't know why you would expect anyone else to...

I don't know why you would expect anyone else to tell you what you SHOULD ride. I have 6 bikes and they have either steel, CF or AL frames. I enjoy each for what it is. FWIW I'm 76 and weigh 190 lbs....
07-15-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By bruce19

I have this problem too. This is what I've...

I have this problem too. This is what I've learned about myself trying to deal with this. I over think things. I have to tell myself to decide to ride and then stop thinking. Just go. The other thing...
07-14-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,416
Posted By bruce19

40 yrs ago when I began cycling I was 5' 10 1/2"...

40 yrs ago when I began cycling I was 5' 10 1/2" with a 32.5" inseam. At age 76 I am 5' 8 1/2" but with the same inseam. Back then a 54/55 was perfect for me. And, that is also true today. If I had...
07-10-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,782
Posted By bruce19

When I go to spin class I like to get a bike in...

When I go to spin class I like to get a bike in the last row. When we come to some speed work, I yell, "On your left."
07-03-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,276
Posted By bruce19

I just do what I do. It doesn't really matter to...

I just do what I do. It doesn't really matter to me if someone or some app tells me I'm older or younger than my biological age. It really doesn't mean anything to me.
07-02-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,293
Posted By bruce19

I've lost a bottle of vodka while drinking in a...

I've lost a bottle of vodka while drinking in a dumpster.
07-02-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,373
Posted By bruce19

Electronic shifting is sort of like disc brakes....

Electronic shifting is sort of like disc brakes. Are they "better" than what went before? Probably. Are rim brakes and mechanical shifting a problem.....nope. Do I want to add a couple thousand...
07-01-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,373
Posted By bruce19

That's a valid point. I should have been more...

That's a valid point. I should have been more precise.
07-01-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,373
Posted By bruce19

I think it's about self validation. I guess some...

I think it's about self validation. I guess some don't feel validated from life in general.
06-28-22, 04:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,551
Posted By bruce19

Thanks to the info in this discussion I bought a...

Thanks to the info in this discussion I bought a Garmin Varia for my wife. She was very skeptical. Basically thought I was nuts. After the second ride with it she thought it was the best thing since...
06-12-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 7,462
Posted By bruce19

My experience and what I've seen in other...

My experience and what I've seen in other recreational riders comes to this: by the time you know you are crashing, you're on the ground. I know there are a few exceptions but generally this is the...
06-06-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,846
Posted By bruce19

I'm not normal so take that into consideration. I...

I'm not normal so take that into consideration. I upload my data to STRAVA. Then I do dumb things like eat pizza and drink whiskey. Then I clean bikes or just screw around with "stuff." I don't...
06-01-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By bruce19

I'm stunned. What you did is amazing....

I'm stunned. What you did is amazing. Congratulations. And, I sit here *****ing 'cause I can't lose 10 lbs. Damn.
05-12-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By bruce19

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age...

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words...
05-12-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,535
Posted By bruce19

When I'm driving or riding a motorcycle or...

When I'm driving or riding a motorcycle or cycling I focus on my place in time and space. I know who is in front to the side and in back. To me it's all an interplay of objects in space/time and...
05-08-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,539
Posted By bruce19

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190704_080824_776f95474adc3275a9e3ceb86d82475bc5ff9665.jpg
Not my favorite jersey but the only pic I have.
05-07-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,535
Posted By bruce19

I always find it interesting to read responses...

I always find it interesting to read responses and then go back to the OP. Often there are responses with lots of assumptions rather than responses to what the OP actually wrote.
05-06-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,535
Posted By bruce19

I have a question for those who think the OP was...

I have a question for those who think the OP was just being impatient. If you were riding your bike at 20 mph and came upon a cyclist who was riding at 10 mph and in such a way as to make it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,015
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST w/ Yksion tires. They...

Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST w/ Yksion tires. They come as a package and the wheelset cost me under $500.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,015
Posted By bruce19

My GURU Sidero (steel) is also built with...

My GURU Sidero (steel) is also built with Columbus Spirit. I put Mavic tubeless wheels/tires on it and it is lighter, faster, and more comfortable.
05-03-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,738
Posted By bruce19

I will use what works and makes a significant...

I will use what works and makes a significant difference from what I have. For instance, I have nothing against disc brakes or electronic shifting per se. But, do I need either? Not really. If a bike...
05-02-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,209
Posted By bruce19

I endure the psychological pain of knowing I no...

I endure the psychological pain of knowing I no longer have the fitness of my 25 yr old self and I am 15 lbs over cycling weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,785
Posted By bruce19

There is no "normal" pull. It depends on who you...

There is no "normal" pull. It depends on who you are with and the type of ride you've all agreed to.
04-29-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,521
Posted By bruce19

And, you didn't. So be happy.

And, you didn't. So be happy.
04-29-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,521
Posted By bruce19

I had already given her a wheel set w / Ultegra...

I had already given her a wheel set w / Ultegra cassette and two Vittoria tires installed.
04-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,521
Posted By bruce19

That's a perfect question. I am going to do what...

That's a perfect question. I am going to do what I think is right. And, if the response I get tells me that I am not helping or if I feel like it's a drain on my energy I will go in a different...
04-28-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,521
Posted By bruce19

Just to be clear, I am not second guessing my...

Just to be clear, I am not second guessing my decision.
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