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02-02-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By OldTryGuy

In celebration of TODAY!!! ...

In celebration of TODAY!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BERd61bDY7k

https://www.wtae.com/article/punxsutawney-phil-groundhog-day-2023-prediction/42742537
01-11-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,670
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. 1st bold -- If you are incapacitated your...

r.e. 1st bold -- If you are incapacitated your will could be meaningless. r.e. 2nd bold --How does one take a swift death without self directing????

My exit will be on my own terms before my...
12-10-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By OldTryGuy

Never biked before any of my 3 colonoscopies BUTT...

Never biked before any of my 3 colonoscopies BUTT >>>

Back in April 2015 me, myself, I and the 2 boys went for a ride to say a combined Hi to the Tuesday Morning Ride Group and then a GOODBYE...
11-30-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,106
Posted By OldTryGuy

AWESOME ride and expectations for the future....

AWESOME ride and expectations for the future. :thumb::thumb:



r.e. bold IMO, if you don't go down swinging, you haven't tried hard enough!!! ENJOY THE MILES WITH SMILES
11-22-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: Plan C for ME. Ride SOLO...

:thumb: :thumb:

Plan C for ME. Ride SOLO beginning after midnight and until this 72yo's broken, worn out, cancer issue body says enough. Last Thursday - 8.38 miles. Last Friday - 20.02 miles. Last...
11-20-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,364
Posted By OldTryGuy

No photos cause at 3:33AM today it was dark with...

No photos cause at 3:33AM today it was dark with 16.2mph winds, some rain and cold at 62℉ for the 11.11 miles ridden. p.s. - that's almost freezing for this 72yo now transplanted 35 years ago from NJ...
Forum: Introductions
11-19-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By OldTryGuy

:welcome We moved to SW FL in 1986 from Jersey...

:welcome We moved to SW FL in 1986 from Jersey and the 23.32 miles biked @ 1AM this morning with temp @ 58 ℉ and Wind Speed11.6 mi/h were freezing. ENJOY that N FL colder weather. :D
11-19-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 371,686
Posted By OldTryGuy

Don't think any amount of TALKING is gonna help...

Don't think any amount of TALKING is gonna help cause I was out voted by me and myself and WE went out at 1AM this morning for 23.32 windy miles.
11-18-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 371,686
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nice pedaling :thumb::thumb: Did a 20.02...

Nice pedaling :thumb::thumb:

Did a 20.02 mile group ride with me, myself and I this morning starting at 1:20AM. Super cohesive group. :D
11-08-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By OldTryGuy

Let's see - sleep apnea - still here breathing so...

Let's see - sleep apnea - still here breathing so I'm not dead from suffocation
.................heart problem - while in Blake Trauma Center in 2020 after being hit by a wild hog at 1:25AM while on...
11-07-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,521
Posted By OldTryGuy

7/26/2022 was the 2nd time I've been hit by a...

7/26/2022 was the 2nd time I've been hit by a Wild Hog while riding and as of this time my fractured Tibia has had minimal healing (latest x-ray) but then at 3:04AM I had no time to react. LAST WEEK...
11-05-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,392
Posted By OldTryGuy

I UP IT A KNOTCH with a ring-ring of my bell...

I UP IT A KNOTCH with a ring-ring of my bell before saying *passing left*
10-28-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,526
Posted By OldTryGuy

Most often I'm up for good until an afternoon...

Most often I'm up for good until an afternoon nap. Regretfully the ride didn't take place after posting because my right knee began sending pain signals to my brain. Tomorrow's AM is only 11 hours...
10-26-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,106
Posted By OldTryGuy

Side note on report by the Pathologist was -- *I...

Side note on report by the Pathologist was -- *I can categorically confirm that 10 pounds of balls can indeed fit in a 5 pound sack.* :lol:
10-26-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,106
Posted By OldTryGuy

Not sure what procedure the *snipped or...

Not sure what procedure the *snipped or snip-snip* exactly refers to, if it's a vasectomy - I had that done 44 years ago and it was a non-event OR if it is a bilateral orchiectomy (surgical...
10-20-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 738
Posted By OldTryGuy

Should've had a V8 ? :foo:

Should've had a V8 ? :foo:
10-08-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,413
Posted By OldTryGuy

The FULL MOON is 4:54PM tomorrow 10/9/2022. Wife,...

The FULL MOON is 4:54PM tomorrow 10/9/2022. Wife, 82yo neighbor lady and I will be leaving the evacuation house we have been staying at since IAN went past our house in SW FL last Tuesday AND heading...
10-07-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By OldTryGuy

I gave up thinking long ago because it gave me...

I gave up thinking long ago because it gave me headaches.
10-07-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,526
Posted By OldTryGuy

Night rides have been a staple of mine for...

Night rides have been a staple of mine for decades since moving to SW FL in '86 (Hurricanes Ian and Charlie made visits and now still evacuated since electric is out and water is just starting to...
09-08-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,636
Posted By OldTryGuy

Leg and Arm warmers go on when temps get in the...

Leg and Arm warmers go on when temps get in the 60'sF.
09-07-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,571
Posted By OldTryGuy

A different kind of entertainment = watching...

A different kind of entertainment = watching newbies backing up then launching and retrieving their newly purchased boat
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By OldTryGuy

6 weeks ago TODAY July 26, at 3:04AM at mile 30.4...

6 weeks ago TODAY July 26, at 3:04AM at mile 30.4 of planned 100 miles WILD HOG #2 T-boned me in left leg fracturing Tibia. X-rays last Monday showing no bridging yet. Police officer drove by then...
09-02-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,483
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. - bold -- PLEASE keep in mind that your PSA...

r.e. - bold -- PLEASE keep in mind that your PSA number is ONLY an indicator to a possible issue.
08-30-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By OldTryGuy

Ride flat pedals with NO ATTACHMENTS so your feet...

Ride flat pedals with NO ATTACHMENTS so your feet and knees pointing as they want and see how things go.
08-26-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By OldTryGuy

>>> fingers and then front teeth :D

>>> fingers and then front teeth :D
08-23-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,284
Posted By OldTryGuy

I just had a bilateral Orchiectomy as the 1st...

I just had a bilateral Orchiectomy as the 1st treatment procedure for my Gleason 10 Prostate Cancer

In the recovery room waking from General anesthesia the nurse asks me *How are you feeling?
...
08-22-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,745
Posted By OldTryGuy

WAY BACK in early '80's I built up a BASSET...

WAY BACK in early '80's I built up a BASSET RACING 45 speed cruiser. Triple front, SA 5spd internal rear with triple cog. Awesome high and low gears.
08-21-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. my bold ---- BE- Bovine Excrement !!! thank...

r.e. my bold ---- BE- Bovine Excrement !!! thank you very much. I'm approach 4th Tuesday since my incident and I ain't feeling any younger or satisfied from the FIRST MILI-SECOND following the crash...
08-18-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,789
Posted By OldTryGuy

If me Some TLC Then enjoy riding...

If me

Some TLC

Then enjoy riding ancient History
08-18-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By OldTryGuy

I have a RANS Velocity Squared and the...

I have a RANS Velocity Squared and the size/weight makes it a PITA for rear with front not a problem.

r.e. bold -- LOL, We ride often and plan on a stop at his house after distance covered for his...
08-18-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By OldTryGuy

A conduit staple got me a few months back and I...

A conduit staple got me a few months back and I was without means to repair/place -- DOH!!! Fortuitously my best riding buddy just happened to ride by, scolded at me for being unprepared, then biked...
08-10-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,038
Posted By OldTryGuy

I've ridden my 2002 - $100.00 - TARGET MAGNA 7spd...

I've ridden my 2002 - $100.00 - TARGET MAGNA 7spd - Aluminum Frame - Suspension Fork, Spring Seat Post - Springy Cushy Wide Seat - Upright Bars - Front Basket - Rear Rack - 26x1 3/8 tires on 100 mile...
08-07-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,536
Posted By OldTryGuy

snakes = blip squirrels = thump rabbits...

snakes = blip

squirrels = thump

rabbits = THUMP

racoons = THUMP + crash

armadillo = ER visit
07-19-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By OldTryGuy

I began the ride at 10:31pm with conditions being...

I began the ride at 10:31pm with conditions being ---

Clear -- Temperature 83 ℉ -- Humidity 69% -- Feels like 89 ℉ -- Wind Speed 4.2 mi/h -- Wind Direction SE
07-10-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By OldTryGuy

Yesterday's ride was to celebrate my 72nd...

Yesterday's ride was to celebrate my 72nd Birthday, statistics follow >>>

Distance = 101.08mi, Moving Time = 6:33:08

ELEVATION = 62ft Kind of FLAT terrain :D​​​​​​​
07-09-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,364
Posted By OldTryGuy

Forecast didn't look encouraging (rainy) for my...

Forecast didn't look encouraging (rainy) for my 72nd Birthday Ride tomorrow so I got it done this AM. First long ride on my used RANS Velocity Squared and it was tough 101.08 miles.
07-06-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,405
Posted By OldTryGuy

I had a *total right shoulder replacement* (not...

I had a *total right shoulder replacement* (not reversed) in 2016 at age 66yo by Dr. John Moor, former Team Ortho for Cincinnati Reds using a technique he perfected. Replacement was on a Monday...
06-24-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By OldTryGuy

Even if the OP was referencing an administration...

Even if the OP was referencing an administration some 80 years ago, IMO it just didn't add anything germane to the improving on mileage which in and of itself is noteworthy and inspirational.
...
06-24-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind...

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind why political opinion needed to be brought up in this thread. :foo: :bang:
06-21-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By OldTryGuy

I had some cotton from pill containers and made...

I had some cotton from pill containers and made my own.
06-14-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,072
Posted By OldTryGuy

I'm so cheap I stop riding just to pick up...

I'm so cheap I stop riding just to pick up pennies so with that in mind I made my own cat-ears out of cotton wrapped around the helmet straps.
06-12-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,846
Posted By OldTryGuy

GLAD to read of the continued pairs riding. You...

GLAD to read of the continued pairs riding. You all are very inspiring and I wish for long rides and lots of them for the both of you. :thumb: :thumb:
06-03-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By OldTryGuy

Adjust clip for easy release but be aware of...

Adjust clip for easy release but be aware of unwanted release under pressured pedal effort.

Bone on bone issues over 20 years old due to aging out of medial joint surface thanks to bowed legs soon...
05-30-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,976
Posted By OldTryGuy

Lucky me has 7 Saturdays/week with an extra 8th...

Lucky me has 7 Saturdays/week with an extra 8th during a Leap Year.
05-25-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By OldTryGuy

Stay OFF the grass you wise-ass young...

Stay OFF the grass you wise-ass young whipper-snapper

belated :bday:
05-25-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,241
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG, I show up with mirror, tunes playing and a...

DANG, I show up with mirror, tunes playing and a Custom Made Water Bottle COZY that my wife makes to match the HIGH CALF socks I'm wearing under the sandals.
05-17-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,889
Posted By OldTryGuy

"50+ issues and their resolution or...

"50+ issues and their resolution
or workarounds, accomodations or just frickin deal with it..... "

Simply put -- I will soon be 72 years OLD and I OWN my age. I don't agree with the 72 years...
05-07-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,364
Posted By OldTryGuy

3:14am rolled down the driveway for a WINDY 16.61...

3:14am rolled down the driveway for a WINDY 16.61 miler
04-29-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,365
Posted By OldTryGuy

Late as usual to the PARTY, but I had a Rolling...

Late as usual to the PARTY, but I had a Rolling Coal cause a total BLACK OUT just like a blizzard WHITE OUT and I was fortunate that I didn't ride off the road or hit something. As for me, it was an...
04-23-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By OldTryGuy

Too much off season pasta and wine? :foo: :D

Too much off season pasta and wine? :foo: :D
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