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05-27-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 735
Posted By rsbob

I arrange cycling days by the weather forecast...

I arrange cycling days by the weather forecast and any medical appointments. Everything else is flexible, so I have no prescribed days for anything so I can ride. Cycling is my priority and...
05-26-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By rsbob

Welcome back and let’s get on with your...

Welcome back and let’s get on with your retirement!
05-26-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 430
Posted By rsbob

Great idea but wonder how many people either know...

Great idea but wonder how many people either know what a toe strap is, or actually saved one from the bygone days? I sure didn’t save mine. When I needed a third hand when mounting a new tubeless...
05-26-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,786
Posted By rsbob

Don’t blow snot rockets in a pace line AND mom...

Don’t blow snot rockets in a pace line AND mom says: when its your turn to lead a pace line, keep the existing pace rather than rocketing ahead and either dropping everyone or burning out the suckers...
05-26-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,095
Posted By rsbob

An excellent article on heat and aging (you...

An excellent article on heat and aging (you young-uns can run along) courtesy of Road Bike Rider: https://www.roadbikerider.com/cycling-in-high-heat/
05-26-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Snoqualmie - North Bend area of WA state ...

Snoqualmie - North Bend area of WA state
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05-26-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,410
Posted By rsbob

Very well said.

Very well said.
05-25-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,786
Posted By rsbob

Can’t agree more. If you want a hard workout,...

Can’t agree more. If you want a hard workout, ride a heavy bike. If you want to have fun, get a light bike.
05-24-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 430
Posted By rsbob

Saw a YouTube video where a guy placed the bike...

Saw a YouTube video where a guy placed the bike wheel on the floor, then stood on the tire while moving the wheel to vertical and the tire came right off. Have yet to try it on my own.
05-24-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,095
Posted By rsbob

Didn’t know about mustard but the Google backs...

Didn’t know about mustard but the Google backs you up. Evidently its the turmeric in mustard that does it. Recommended dose is two tea spoons....
05-24-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,786
Posted By rsbob

I thought we were talking bikes?

I thought we were talking bikes?
05-24-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By rsbob

The latter is served with warm beer.

The latter is served with warm beer.
05-24-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,491
Posted By rsbob

To answer your question in one word: No. And...

To answer your question in one word: No. And there are tons of Teslas in the land of Microsoft and high tech up here.

You obviously don’t have enough pickup drivers in your area. Had a brush by...
05-23-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By rsbob

Thank you for reporting so well on the Davis...

Thank you for reporting so well on the Davis Double. What a great adventure you had. It would be great if others took the time to document and provide pictures of their adventures at least as half...
05-23-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,095
Posted By rsbob

Last summer did a 30 mile ride in the low 90s....

Last summer did a 30 mile ride in the low 90s. Being in the Pacific North West we are more used to cool temps most of the year. Anywho with about 5 miles to go I stopped, got off my bike to take a...
05-23-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,786
Posted By rsbob

Lots of good comments above for a beginning rider...

Lots of good comments above for a beginning rider as well as reminders for the more experienced.

Ride defensively. Don’t assume you are seen.

And you CAN believe this statement. I only...
05-23-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,585
Posted By rsbob

A bike is good temporary therapy, but it is not...

A bike is good temporary therapy, but it is not enduring therapy for the pain you are suffering. I agree that you do need to find a counselor to discuss your past, try to resolve or come to peace...
05-23-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Damn!

Damn!
05-21-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go...

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go when a thunderstorm rolled in. Got soaked but that’s life on a bike. Pics prior to the storm

...
05-21-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,116
Posted By rsbob

we have a winner!

we have a winner!
05-21-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,585
Posted By rsbob

Hang in there and you are doing the right thing. ...

Hang in there and you are doing the right thing. Several studies have shown that getting out in nature (hiking, cycling, skiing, going to a lake/ocean/river) have positive and restorative effects. ...
05-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

As a matter of fact, it DID cross the road with...

As a matter of fact, it DID cross the road with my help since it escaped from its farm, so I helped it get home without getting run over or taken by a wild beasty. With any luck it also escaped the...
05-19-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast. ...

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast.
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05-19-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,250
Posted By rsbob

Skepticism is always healthy. Finding double...

Skepticism is always healthy. Finding double blind studies, the gold standard in my opinion, will take more time than I am willing to invest. There are many studies on the positive effects of...
05-19-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Sorry to hear about your back. The pain can be...

Sorry to hear about your back. The pain can be excruciating and long lived. Hope it heals quickly. (Been there)
05-19-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,116
Posted By rsbob

Front flasher rear flasher/radar cadence ...

Front flasher
rear flasher/radar
cadence
wheel speed
garmin head unit
HRM

0 in my bike
05-19-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Come on out to North Bend where you can really...

Come on out to North Bend where you can really feel the wind. I lived in Seattle for years and there is a stark difference in wind and rain out here in the sticks. I decided to pull about 4 wheel...
05-18-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,106
Posted By rsbob

A heart monitor will alert you to your heart...

A heart monitor will alert you to your heart racing when it shouldn’t be, so in a way it will alert you to seek care, but not prevent. Apple watches and others are more sophisticated devices can...
05-18-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 919
Posted By rsbob

I sure don’t either, besides it hurts my...

I sure don’t either, besides it hurts my shoulders when that happens.
05-18-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

OK I am going to break (brake, for the grammar...

OK I am going to break (brake, for the grammar police) my rule and tell all y’all how far I rode today, so, drum roll please…………………0. Questionable weather (whether) with trees coming down due to...
05-18-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

40 at 40 should give you a net 60. Just sayin

40 at 40 should give you a net 60. Just sayin
05-17-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Now you have been outed as Scott from Sandy-Lego,...

Now you have been outed as Scott from Sandy-Lego, Where did Ooga-booga come from? Alter ego? Maybe I should change my name to ooga-chucka
05-17-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 302,553
Posted By rsbob

Did my standard mileage today, more than 1 and...

Did my standard mileage today, more than 1 and less than 100, but with 2300’ climbing.

...
05-17-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,410
Posted By rsbob

Sorry but it was a case of mistaken identity. You...

Sorry but it was a case of mistaken identity. You were never put on the ignore list and I do enjoy your thoughts, wisdom and humor. My apologies.

If you don ‘t want to accept my apology, it’s...
05-16-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,083
Posted By rsbob

Hill-arious!! I definitely would invite you to...

Hill-arious!! I definitely would invite you to my parties.
05-16-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,410
Posted By rsbob

Ha ha ha! You are a panic. If you would like to...

Ha ha ha! You are a panic. If you would like to fly out, I would be more than happy to take you on a personal guided tour with refreshments.
05-16-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By rsbob

that is impressive power. Way to go.

that is impressive power. Way to go.
05-16-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,072
Posted By rsbob

Happy birthday and a very well done to you and...

Happy birthday and a very well done to you and your fast spouse. At 73, incredible.
05-16-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By rsbob

You will doubtless get responses saying, see a...

You will doubtless get responses saying, see a doctor to determine what is happening and don’t rely on unqualified medical opinions here. So here is my unqualified non-medical opinion based on my...
05-16-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,410
Posted By rsbob

Often tapping the brakes can be seen as passive...

Often tapping the brakes can be seen as passive aggressive while putting on flashers doesn’t have that connotation - instead, danger ahead. I think most people have been “brake-checked” on time or...
05-15-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,765
Posted By rsbob

In a word, never. Not that it is a conscious...

In a word, never. Not that it is a conscious decision, nothing in my wardrobe matches Celeste green.
05-15-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,237
Posted By rsbob

My wife and I have rented racing bikes in Europe...

My wife and I have rented racing bikes in Europe from LBS. Just took our pedals, helmets and clothing. Worked beautifully. No hassle.
05-15-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By rsbob

Welcome to the forum. A wealth of info to be...

Welcome to the forum. A wealth of info to be found. Enjoy your ride.
05-14-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,759
Posted By rsbob

Moody Blues, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood...

Moody Blues, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, The Doors and so many more, like Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile, Dave Mathews
05-14-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By rsbob

What does turning 50 mean? It means you will get...

What does turning 50 mean? It means you will get countless solicitations from AARP, just to rub it in. For those of us who keep working out/cycling 50 doesn’t feel any different than 40. And 60...
05-14-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,072
Posted By rsbob

I do not have the discipline to take on a formal...

I do not have the discipline to take on a formal training program but do rest days, moderate days, a distance ride and an all out shortish ride weekly. I like to do short sprints all out to get the...
05-14-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,434
Posted By rsbob

I love cycling but always heard that swimming is...

I love cycling but always heard that swimming is the best sport for all around fitness. And a point of contention about stronger bones. Since cycling is non-weight bearing cyclists, at least at the...
05-14-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,083
Posted By rsbob

Just wait when you are so fit that you can climb...

Just wait when you are so fit that you can climb the entire hill out of the saddle in half the time.
05-14-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 846
Posted By rsbob

Can I get a collective “Ewwwwww”?

Can I get a collective “Ewwwwww”?
05-14-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,765
Posted By rsbob

I ride al fresco. A jock strap is just too much.

I ride al fresco. A jock strap is just too much.
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