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07-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,205
Posted By Cougrrcj

My musical tastes range from Sinatra and Rat Pack...

My musical tastes range from Sinatra and Rat Pack to Pink Floyd, to Southern Rock, to Jazz, Blues, to SoCal Sound (Eagles)... When I'm at Work, I have 'Motown Monday', 'Tuesday Bluesday',...
07-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,290
Posted By Riveting

Here in Denver, with hills everywhere and almost...

Here in Denver, with hills everywhere and almost unavoidable, in order to maintain consistency of stress during knee-hab (as I call it), one must monitor time, and NOT mileage, since riding 10 miles...
07-21-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,225
Posted By big john

One day we went to Sabrina and South Lake and...

One day we went to Sabrina and South Lake and stopped at North Lake on the way back down. It was an epic day. It was a dry year and all the stores and cafes were happy to see us.
07-19-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,290
Posted By DiabloScott

I thought he got hit by a car and died on a bike...

I thought he got hit by a car and died on a bike ride, but maybe I'm confusing him with someone else. Is he the guy who used to call "hooey" on everything?
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,290
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
07-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By trainchaser

Wow, I need heart surgery, wasn't expecting that!

Oh the joys of getting old and then, older. I've been experiencing a bit of chest pain when riding faster or uphill, didn't think much of it at the time. On July 3rd I was on my way to get my 2nd...
06-26-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By big john

Went by Griffith Observatory today. I'm far...

Went by Griffith Observatory today. I'm far right.
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06-23-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By indyfabz

Hiawatha Trail. Rode it up hill during a...

Hiawatha Trail. Rode it up hill during a two-week, unsupported tour in MT and ID in 2019. I started the day outside of Avery, ID and rode the former right-of-way to the Pearson Trailhead (western end...
06-22-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Jumpski

Thailand

Krabi, Thailand the sunrise was incredible!

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06-21-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,295
Posted By Barrettscv

Dress code

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I'll just leave this here
06-19-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 5,959
Posted By Chuck M

I can damn sure say I do not want an E-Bike. But...

I can damn sure say I do not want an E-Bike. But I will also admit when the time comes if that is what I have to do to keep enjoying riding, I'll get an E-Bike.

But the most important thing...
06-05-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,225
Posted By big john

When I turned 60 we rode up to Mount Baldy...

When I turned 60 we rode up to Mount Baldy Village where, unbeknownst to me, a friend had driven the day before to stash a cake with my picture on it. The cafe was happy to keep it overnight for us....
05-27-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By ZIPP2001

A change of scenery

I've been living in a new area for the last 6 months and during winter didn't really get to explore that much. So over the last couple of weeks I've taken a day just to explore some back roads. Today...
05-14-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,925
Posted By big john

Plenty here @$4 per gallon.

Plenty here @$4 per gallon.
04-23-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,914
Posted By big john

I put timing gears on a bunch of those things....

I put timing gears on a bunch of those things. The cam gear was Bakelight, or some such composite, on the outer diameter and they would break apart and fall into the oil pan. Never wanting to remove...
04-21-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,258
Posted By big john

I never really thought of THC as a pain reliever...

I never really thought of THC as a pain reliever but in 2017 I had Shingles in my right eye. The headache was intense but the eye pain was off the chart. It felt like my eye was being squeezed by...
04-20-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,258
Posted By rydabent

Doing anything while impaired is unsafe and...

Doing anything while impaired is unsafe and stupid.
04-04-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By jppe

Here are some I’m aware of and have either ridden...

Here are some I’m aware of and have either ridden or seen others from 50+ ride.

I’ve heard there’s an extensive paved system around Denver, CO.

Glenwood Springs, CO has a couple that would make...
03-27-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,570
Posted By big john

A lot of my favorite rides are in the Santa...

A lot of my favorite rides are in the Santa Monica mountains. Last Saturday we rode Mulholland from Calabasas to Westlake and down into Westlake Village. The week before we climbed Piuma and...
03-26-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,570
Posted By big john

I'm sure there are steep hills there, but would a...

I'm sure there are steep hills there, but would a charity ride send riders up them on a 20 mile event? The people signing up for a 20 mile option aren't likely to be interested in steep climbs, that...
03-19-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,756
Posted By Riveting

The per-capita occurrences (not the total...

The per-capita occurrences (not the total occurrences) of bike crashes are what we need to pay attention to, if we want to be properly informed of a perceived upward trend. Simply hearing about...
03-15-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,570
Posted By big john

It's hard to imagine an 18% grade on any event...

It's hard to imagine an 18% grade on any event ride without some advance notice, especially a 20 mile ride. This was a road ride?
03-04-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By ultrarider7

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Must be 40 years since I've since one of these Mercury Comets. I think this...
02-28-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,201
Posted By big john

I'm 66 in this picture, (2 weeks ago). ...

I'm 66 in this picture, (2 weeks ago).
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02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,201
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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02-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Bald Paul

I truly wish they would outlaw those 'leashes'....

I truly wish they would outlaw those 'leashes'. I've seen people walking and jogging get tripped up by them. And yes, if you were to snag one with your bike, not only the dog but YOU could be...
02-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By locolobo13

Sunset Along the Grand Canal

http://i.imgur.com/DzQBueal.jpg (https://imgur.com/DzQBuea)

http://i.imgur.com/cY6Fd1Fl.jpg (https://imgur.com/cY6Fd1F)

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02-10-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By rayman54

Lake Canonchet, Narragansett, RI

Along the trail during a recent snowshoe hike:
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02-09-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By fooferdoggie

mt tabor portland or. ...

mt tabor portland or.

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02-09-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By Iride01

I got it the week after Xmas. Thankfully what I...

I got it the week after Xmas. Thankfully what I think was mild since I didn't have continuous fever or have to go to hospital. I'd just recommend that anyone that gets it no matter how mild see their...
02-08-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By Kabuki12

I am 66 and I don’t take chances. I have heard...

I am 66 and I don’t take chances. I have heard varying degrees of intensity from this thing. My brother got it and it kicked his butt for a couple of weeks. A close friend in Boston got it and was in...
02-07-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Sunset Beach near Watsonville, CA
02-03-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By locolobo13

Cave Creek Tributary Trail in Phx ...

Cave Creek Tributary Trail in Phx
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Trailside Flower...
01-30-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By woodcraft

I think I've done 10 at age 60 or above, but they...

I think I've done 10 at age 60 or above, but they were all organized events with rest stops, etc.

Sadly, none in the last 2 years. 45 year spread between the first & the most recent.

I think...
01-30-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By jppe

There are a lot of good people with a lot of...

There are a lot of good people with a lot of wisdom here. Then there are folks like me!!

Welcome.
01-29-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,769
Posted By ZIPP2001

After taking time to go over all the pro's and...

After taking time to go over all the pro's and con's with each position with my wife I decided to stay where I am. The owner and I met for just about a half day going over the issues we've been...
01-25-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,666
Posted By Barrettscv

Yes, I expect that for the next 10-15 years I'll...

Yes, I expect that for the next 10-15 years I'll be splitting my miles between the e-bike and the regular road bikes I own. I'm lucky to know several high mileage cyclists who are almost 10 years...
01-25-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,666
Posted By big john

I actually toyed with the idea of an e-bike while...

I actually toyed with the idea of an e-bike while I was still working and my fitness had declined to the point I couldn't even enjoy the rides I like to do. You know I've never been a great climber...
01-24-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,666
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

You're right of course but I'm determined not to...

You're right of course but I'm determined not to let myself know that.
01-17-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,630
Posted By LibertyFLS

Hi Victor! Thanks for the help the other day! 🙏

Hi Victor! Thanks for the help the other day! 🙏
01-15-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Wildwood

Been off the bikes for any decently long rides ...

Been off the bikes for any decently long rides
because of sogginess
in Seattle's eastside foothills
associated with Ahead of Schedule for Wettest January on Record.

but thread title says...
01-13-21, 08:54 AM
01-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,234
Posted By big john

I've noticed that about the people you ride with....

I've noticed that about the people you ride with. Actually, a lot of the people I ride with are awesome, too.
01-11-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,769
Posted By decotriumph

I'm 70 years old. I retired in May of last year....

I'm 70 years old. I retired in May of last year. By July I was bored, so I decided to go into the real estate business. I took my licensing exams in September and passed both state and national on...
01-11-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Road to Bear Gulch. Pinnacles National Park.
01-09-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,769
Posted By ZIPP2001

Job offers !

After a crazy Christmas season and ownership issues I decided to put some feelers out. Well that didn't take long with-in a weeks time and two interviews in two days I have two job offers. I have...
01-08-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,225
Posted By noisebeam

this kind of crap should be removed by mods. not...

this kind of crap should be removed by mods. not funny anymore. never was.
01-03-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,212
Posted By rsbob

I was mountain biking which involves a high...

I was mountain biking which involves a high degree of risk (broken bones, concussion, etc) so I stopped that for road riding this year and found this forum.

Spent a week in the Sacramento area...
12-31-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By wgscott

SARS-CoV-2 in our house

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12-30-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,232
Posted By wgscott

By what criteria?

By what criteria?
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