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Forum: Foo
05-21-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 195
Posted By work4bike

I bought my house for $40k, it's now worth $400k....

I bought my house for $40k, it's now worth $400k. I don't do mortgages anymore:thumb:
05-20-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By work4bike

Infreakincredible..... ...

Infreakincredible.....

https://youtu.be/vIkK7s4OAa8
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By work4bike

Too Many Damn Days

I was going thru my emails and one of them listed today as, National Streaming Day.

I'm wondering if that's even a thing, so I look it up, by checking out the below website and sure enough it's a...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By work4bike

Every year...but I typically grow things not...

Every year...but I typically grow things not typically found in a traditional garden, such as Cassava, Moringa, Purslane and too many others to list. And I also have learned which "weeds" are edible,...
05-15-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By work4bike

My experiences with school bus drivers has been...

My experiences with school bus drivers has been overwhelmingly negative. I don't know what it is, but they, as a whole, seem to have some serious contempt for cyclists. That's been my experience with...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By work4bike

I "water" my yard several times a day, everyday,...

I "water" my yard several times a day, everyday, and probably save about five gallons per day doing this.

And I collect rainwater and the condensation from the AC system and use my gray water to...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By work4bike

The water started disappearing once we killed off...

The water started disappearing once we killed off the ruminates, such as the bison and other animals and started doing conventional agriculture.

This is just one example of how natural land...
05-10-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By work4bike

As I age I find it very important to stretch and...

As I age I find it very important to stretch and I've started doing it after every workout. I don't do any special programs and I only stretch on my own, but I do a full body stretch, including...
05-08-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,136
Posted By work4bike

I don't have a problem with coffee on an empty...

I don't have a problem with coffee on an empty stomach. I've done it a lot on the Appalachian Trail. However, before my thru-hike I did need something in my belly before drinking (and not just...
Forum: Foo
05-05-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,722
Posted By work4bike

Our gas prices here were ticking down slowly, but...

Our gas prices here were ticking down slowly, but it just started going back up, now around $4.10...just six dollars more and we'll hit the jack pot....come on $10 gas:beer:

:D
05-04-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By work4bike

The problem is that our bodies start falling...

The problem is that our bodies start falling apart in our 30's...
05-04-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By work4bike

Did you try the Asian squat or Ass-to-Grass (ATG...

Did you try the Asian squat or Ass-to-Grass (ATG squat)?

I know the video is a little goofy, but it is an important test (but not the only one) for checking out the health of your knees. There are...
05-02-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By work4bike

I don't even measure it, I just replace both,...

I don't even measure it, I just replace both, since I get descent mileage out of them, usually no less than 5,000 miles and I've had over 6,000 miles, which is about the expected life span of a...
05-01-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By work4bike

No, it doesn't get any better, in my experience,...

No, it doesn't get any better, in my experience, the skip usually gets worse with just a chain replacement.

I'm not making a recommendation, but I usually just buy a SRAM PG 850 11-28 cassette...
05-01-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By work4bike

It's become common practice for me to just...

It's become common practice for me to just replace both at the same time. I don't bother with measuring the chain, I simply wait for the first skip of the drivetrain and then I replace both. I know...
Forum: Foo
04-30-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,722
Posted By work4bike

I'm kind of curious what life will be like with...

I'm kind of curious what life will be like with gas at $10.:eek::D
04-27-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By work4bike

This guy (Dr. Jonathon Sullivan) is so freakin'...

This guy (Dr. Jonathon Sullivan) is so freakin' right... "...medicine is just as prone to mythology and folklore as any other human enterprise..."



https://youtu.be/uOebdxRIsYA
Forum: Foo
04-25-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By work4bike

Outstanding presentation by Ray Archuleta!! We...

Outstanding presentation by Ray Archuleta!! We can farm on a large scale without use of fertilizers/soil amendments, nor any x-icides. The soil life will produce all the nutrients, including...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,151
Posted By work4bike

You should NOT be tired after such few miles, as...

You should NOT be tired after such few miles, as a young man. I'm 57 and do 4x that amount and still work in the yard at the end of the day. I do live in Florida and don't have hills, but we have...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 634
Posted By work4bike

I carry a patch kit and spare tubes (2), either...

I carry a patch kit and spare tubes (2), either new tubes or patched tubes. As of now I have new tubes, but as I patch a tube, it will become a spare tube in my kit. I do have an old rim and tire, so...
Forum: Foo
04-24-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By work4bike

https://youtu.be/mEDkweO4Vts

https://youtu.be/mEDkweO4Vts
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 04:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,060
Posted By work4bike

This video shows how a bike's steering works by...

This video shows how a bike's steering works by locking out the handlebar. It shows how much we learn how to ride intuitively.

https://youtu.be/9cNmUNHSBac
Forum: Foo
04-24-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By work4bike

Never heard of this guy before...interesting...

Never heard of this guy before...interesting story! Thanks for sharing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,060
Posted By work4bike

I'm generally a fast cyclist and many times I...

I'm generally a fast cyclist and many times I have to take a turn off a busy road (I don't like slowing down), consequently I've learned to take corners at a fairly fast rate. I don't know how I...
04-23-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By work4bike

VMO squat progression -- start out small.... ...

VMO squat progression -- start out small....


https://youtu.be/mMRGCnOhRg8
Forum: Foo
04-22-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By work4bike

Happy Earth Day!!

Any ideas how to incorporate Earth Friendly habits, please share....

My recommendations, beside using your bike as your primary form of transportation...I'd think most of us already do that;)...
...
04-21-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By work4bike

I do believe stretching is very important,...

I do believe stretching is very important, especially as we age. I do full body stretches after every gym workout, cycling and running. A fun little test of flexibility is to try and do the Asian...
04-21-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By work4bike

I'm also getting up in age (57) and I use to have...

I'm also getting up in age (57) and I use to have a really bad right knees years ago in my 30's, which I first noticed on my first 1,500-mile bike tour. A doctor told me I'd eventually have to get...
04-20-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By work4bike

He also does full range exercises, I only used...

He also does full range exercises, I only used that video so there was no ambiguity in who I was referring to. It's a pretty interesting story of how he got into strengthening knees. Here's just one...
04-20-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By work4bike

I'm still re-habbing my knee, but it's mostly...

I'm still re-habbing my knee, but it's mostly doing very well, but I'm very reluctant to do very tough stuff, especially sprints, which I love doing. However, today after a gym workout where I did a...
04-18-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By work4bike

This guy is getting ready to celebrate his 80th...

This guy is getting ready to celebrate his 80th birthday. Notice what he can do today, despite his joint injuries he sustained earlier in his life from doing crazy stuff, like lifting his body weight...
04-18-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,304
Posted By work4bike

Apparently a neighborhood on the outskirts of San...

Apparently a neighborhood on the outskirts of San Diego (Mira Mesa) used the lane design (Advisory Bike Lanes, AKA Edge Lanes) in the OP, which the below video references, along with the Engineer in...
04-18-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,588
Posted By work4bike

My sunglasses prevent any eye-to-eye contact. I...

My sunglasses prevent any eye-to-eye contact. I need those glasses to check out all the scantily clad babes without looking like a dirty old man:thumb:
04-17-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By work4bike

How many miles is on the chain? If you have too...

How many miles is on the chain? If you have too many, then I wouldn't even bother with it and get a new chain (I always get a new cassette when I buy a chain).

If there's not too much mileage and...
04-16-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By work4bike

Good stuff!!! The first video is a great...

Good stuff!!!
The first video is a great introduction to importance of strength training; the second video is great for busting myths....


https://youtu.be/5DDGOXkpZxI

...
04-13-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 991
Posted By work4bike

I don't see any top 5 from any of the Americans....

I don't see any top 5 from any of the Americans. However, some that I'm hoping to see in the Tour are: Brandon McNulty, Sepp Kuss and Neilson Powless
04-13-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,709
Posted By work4bike

I have two school zones I pass every day in the...

I have two school zones I pass every day in the morning with lights flashing that signal to slow down from 45-mph to 20-mph. I always take the lane, since I can maintain the speed limit, and if I see...
Forum: Foo
04-13-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By work4bike

Youtube is a very good example of crowdsourcing....

Youtube is a very good example of crowdsourcing. Most of what's on Youtube is BS, but you can find an amazingly large number of good things there. It almost gives me hope for the human...
04-11-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,709
Posted By work4bike

Yes, no state law against riding a bike on the...

Yes, no state law against riding a bike on the sidewalk in Florida; however, Florida cities can have an ordinance against cycling on the sidewalk.

Curious, does your state allow kids of a certain...
04-10-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,420
Posted By work4bike

I guess my post went a little off track. However,...

I guess my post went a little off track. However, it just reminded me of so many others I've rode with that are always referencing what the pros do, everything from fueling to the butt lube they use....
04-10-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,420
Posted By work4bike

No doubt....

No doubt....
04-10-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,420
Posted By work4bike

I don't care how the professionals fuel during a...

I don't care how the professionals fuel during a race, because that's only a very small portion of what they do to be able to perform at that level. How they fuel during a race is an extension of how...
04-10-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,709
Posted By work4bike

Of course this post bugged me, so I re-read my...

Of course this post bugged me, so I re-read my state laws concerning cyclists, to see if they say anything about bikes approaching school buses and there is no Special Regulations, that specifically...
04-10-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,709
Posted By work4bike

I would think that there should at least be a law...

I would think that there should at least be a law requiring cyclists to slow way down when passing buses...seeing as how many pedestrians have been hit by speeding cyclists on MUPs and in crosswalks....
Forum: Foo
04-05-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By work4bike

I agree that the home owners probably missed some...

I agree that the home owners probably missed some warnings, at least that's what I gathered from the video. However, that seems harsh for a HOA to have to power to place a lien or foreclose on one's...
Forum: Foo
04-05-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By work4bike

Never Say Never...

I've always said I'd NEVER live in a HOA and this doesn't help me to change my mind. This is probably abnormal case, but damn...I never knew some HOA's had the power to put a lien on a home or cause...
04-04-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By work4bike

I'm going out on a limb and agree and disagree...

I'm going out on a limb and agree and disagree with both of you;)

Walking is good for very out of shape people, just getting off the couch in an attempt to live a healthier lifestyle. However,...
04-02-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By work4bike

https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nutrition/1237...

https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nutrition/1237969-i-think-i-have-had-torn-meniscus.html

^^^Thread on my possible torn meniscus^^^

Not too long ago I injured what I believe was my right...
03-30-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,588
Posted By work4bike

When I see videos like below it makes me want to...

When I see videos like below it makes me want to see higher gas prices. People can't see, yet they're riding around like they can. Just the other day, I had someone tailgating me, then swerved around...
03-29-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By work4bike

For most of us it's really difficult to bulk up...

For most of us it's really difficult to bulk up too much without a very focused weight training regimen and diet. I've also found that stretching is crucial as we age. I use this contraption at the...
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