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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By eduskator

Close to 4.5 consecutive hours of XC skiing on...

Close to 4.5 consecutive hours of XC skiing on the same roads I normally cycle in the summer. Not a bike ride, I know, but I don't care :D
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By Machka

Beautiful day with temps between about 20 and 22C...

Beautiful day with temps between about 20 and 22C and a bit of wind about, increasing throughout the day.

Shortly after 11 am, my husband and I set off on a bicycle ride with no time limits. Most...
01-20-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,924
Posted By VegasJen

Thanks for the cotton swab tip! I'll have to...

Thanks for the cotton swab tip! I'll have to remember that. :thumb:
01-20-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By ClydeClydeson

You really FLICKED that one up.

You really FLICKED that one up.
01-17-23, 06:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,227
Posted By The Chemist

Not if you just happen to like the taste of beer...

Not if you just happen to like the taste of beer and almost never drank to the point of getting drunk even with alcoholic beer. I still drink alcoholic beer too, but I've started drinking...
01-07-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,365
Posted By rsbob

My mother will be 91 in May. I have watched her...

My mother will be 91 in May. I have watched her steady decline for the last 15 years to the point that she can no longer read (her favorite pastime) write, or perform simple tasks like fixing a bowl...
12-16-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,389
Posted By hevysrf

During my career as a refrigeration tech, I was...

During my career as a refrigeration tech, I was the "Earth " for 480, 240, and 120v potentials, I cannot recommend it.
11-29-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 370,961
Posted By jaxgtr

This was my sky tonight while out for a quick...

This was my sky tonight while out for a quick 30....

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11-29-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By Tomm Willians

Climbing has become my ďthingĒ.

I am primarily a road/endurance rider but due to where I live, safe riding conditions require I drive at least an hour away. I live in a very large gated community that is located in hilly terrain...
11-22-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Bald Paul

Change in plans (getting back into shape)

After a year of almost no riding (only about 250 miles total) I'm now able to start up again.
At my age (70) a year off takes more of a toll on your conditioning than it used to.
I've finding...
11-19-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,878,332
Posted By jppe

A nice 35 miler in 55 degree temperatures and...

A nice 35 miler in 55 degree temperatures and mild winds. I met my wife at about 25 miles to watch the local Christmas Parade before heading home. We hadn’t been in years……and since we’re moving away...
11-10-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,860
Posted By 79pmooney

BillyD, thank you.

BillyD, thank you.
11-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,860
Posted By BillyD

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we...

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we never, EVER discuss the particulars of a disciplinary action in public. That is private information, even if only by the fact that it is delivered in a...
10-31-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By BobbyG

Back In The Saddle, Again...Again!

I was off the bike for 3 weeks this summer with my first bout of Covid which was rougher than I expected, plus a longer recovery than I would have thought. All of which made me feel much older than...
10-09-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By dav57

Treatment complete

Iím really late getting this posted. Iíve been dealing with another family medical situation. I completed my radiation treatments Sept 30. One week post treatment and feeling fine. Looking forward to...
09-28-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,694
Posted By roadcrankr

Nothing wrong with gauging average mph,...

Nothing wrong with gauging average mph, especially as we advance in age.
My average began dipping at fifty. Typical rides cover almost 50 feet of climbing per mile.
This equates to climbing...
09-21-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,620
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Iíve followed that rule for many years. But the...

Iíve followed that rule for many years. But the switchover can be tough. At the end of summer, especially this one with 100+F days itís hard to let go. My leg warmers are right there in the closet...
09-20-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Random11

My Third Century

When I started cycling almost five years ago, a Century seemed like a "bucket list" accomplishment--something I'd like to do, but wasn't sure I'd ever be able to. Someone had posted on BF (and I've...
09-14-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By dav57

Yes sir only an indication. But the longer it...

Yes sir only an indication. But the longer it stays undetectable the better. I just had my tested again and <0.1. I see the surgeon on Friday which should be my last heck with him.

Keep on riding.
09-14-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By dav57

Another update on radiation progress. I'm now...

Another update on radiation progress. I'm now about 70% complete. Today was the last day to include lymph nodes in the treatment. So far so good, no real side affects, certainly nothing that prevents...
09-06-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Thankfully I am now back to 100%, no more pain,...

Thankfully I am now back to 100%, no more pain, and back on the bike. I used my downtime to do some more upgrades, my old Giant is sporting a new crankset and BB. Iíll be doing some testing on safer...
09-02-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,844
Posted By indyfabz

I feel you. Love being on tour out west and...

I feel you. Love being on tour out west and conquering a long climb, especially when I do better than I thought I would. Thereís something about the sense of accomplishment that picks me up at least...
09-02-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,844
Posted By terrymorse

What's euphoric? When I get to the top of a long...

What's euphoric? When I get to the top of a long climb, and I still have some gas left in the tank.

I had that rare moment today, after around 2 hours of climbing. The legs felt fresh, the heart...
08-30-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By stephenmcateer

Thanks. Yes — I learnt to avoid cleats and...

Thanks. Yes — I learnt to avoid cleats and toeclips when the knee originally started to be problematic.

Most I plan on doing with this new bike is tootling round the park though, so hopefully the...
08-26-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By Helderberg

Had a great ride today.

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08-25-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,534
Posted By VegasTriker

For all you doubters about inexpensive bike...

For all you doubters about inexpensive bike lights I have used a similar 100 lumen light for at least 4 years and have given away pairs of them as Christmas gifts. Mine are knockoffs of the Lezyne...
08-24-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By cb400bill

Another update on my situation. I continue to...

Another update on my situation. I continue to get quarterly hormone injections. The last two were in early May and August.

Before each injection I get a blood draw for the PSA test. In May my...
08-23-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By terrymorse

Fingers. It takes very little pressure to get a...

Fingers. It takes very little pressure to get a vulcanizing patch to adhere to a tube.
08-23-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By dav57

First update since starting radiation treatment....

First update since starting radiation treatment. I'm officially just over 25% done. So far all good and feeling the tailwind that mr_bill mentioned before. Riding is going good, actually have had my...
08-18-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,536
Posted By zandoval

Don't forget Feral Hogs = ICU

Don't forget Feral Hogs = ICU
08-18-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,782
Posted By tkamd73

Hell, that’s a nice looking bike, just clean it...

Hell, that’s a nice looking bike, just clean it up and ride it, then decide if you want to keep it. Doesn’t need restoration, why spend the money. I would put new tires on it though.
Tim
08-16-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By Ferguron

I live in the far north-west part of the state. I...

I live in the far north-west part of the state. I bike through beautiful farmland and woods on mostly good quality county roads...not what most people picture about Jersey.

The topography is...
08-09-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,690
Posted By _ForceD_

Two weeks is about normal. RememberÖit is an...

Two weeks is about normal. RememberÖit is an internal surgical site that will need to heal. Sitting on a bike seat, and the activity of pedaling and maneuvering the bike is putting stress directly on...
08-08-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By BTinNYC

Danny is from a different planet.

Danny is from a different planet.
07-28-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,656
Posted By caloso

Some of us race, and some of us enjoy training....

Some of us race, and some of us enjoy training. It’s not an either/or for every rider.
07-27-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,656
Posted By Hermes

Word. I was going to post something but the...

Word.

I was going to post something but the above says it all for me.
07-26-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,656
Posted By caloso

It's just semantics to me. Exercise connotes...

It's just semantics to me. Exercise connotes general health, but training connotes a specific goal or event.

I race, so for most of the year I'm on a plan for specific races or a series of races....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By genejockey

Since the acquisition was only announced a month...

Since the acquisition was only announced a month ago, and hasn't yet closed AFAIK, it still IS family owned, so there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By Mojo31

Ads are placed and paid for many months in...

Ads are placed and paid for many months in advance. One doesnít just pull them or reshoot at the last minute and throw the money away.

Easy solution for people like you - donít buy the product.
07-21-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,690
Posted By _ForceD_

Just want to say that Iím now about 9 weeks...

Just want to say that Iím now about 9 weeks post-op from the procedure in my OP. Things are now becoming normal. Iím peeing like a teenager, bladder control is better, and incontinence gone. Only...
07-20-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 370,961
Posted By Average Old Guy

8 miles

91 deg F; heat index 102, sweated like a sinner at a tent revival in Mississippi in August. But it felt GOOD.

I'm 77, had a string of medical problems, could not work out for 3 months, then, wife...
07-10-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By rsbob

​​​​​​​Congrats on your birthday and doing some...

​​​​​​​Congrats on your birthday and doing some awesome mileage!
06-20-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,791
Posted By work4bike

This video, from Lanterne Rouge, shows best how...

This video, from Lanterne Rouge, shows best how he fell

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/B1maDFJ2DGc
06-17-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,690
Posted By _ForceD_

Yesterday (6/16), 31 days post-op, I decided to...

Yesterday (6/16), 31 days post-op, I decided to go for a relatively short ride, 16 miles at moderate intensity (for me), to see how things feel and react. Nothing adverse noted.

Dan
06-15-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,801
Posted By veloz

Giant weaves their own CF from threads and...

Giant weaves their own CF from threads and formulates their own resin. They make frames for many other companies at many price points. Their own design team does outstanding, innovative work. Their...
06-13-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,654
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Thatís the term Iíve been looking for. I am...

Thatís the term Iíve been looking for. I am getting very tired of gigantic fat tired electric powered vehicles zooming dangerously around on my local MUP. Now I have a pejorative term I can use....
06-13-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,654
Posted By Chinghis

Not a cyclist. That's an e-ped. Don't blame...

Not a cyclist. That's an e-ped.

Don't blame us cyclists!!

(slight /s)
06-12-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,846
Posted By Machka

My husband and I do a 50 km brevet once a month....

My husband and I do a 50 km brevet once a month. We've done that for the past 18 months.

Often we will nap after we do the ride ... him, because one of the side effects of his severe brain injury...
06-10-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By dav57

Second post-op appointment yesterday. PSA...

Second post-op appointment yesterday. PSA <0.1!I've been doing a little running with my walks but my legs don't care for it. No continence issues and doing most everything I did before surgery. Dr...
06-10-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 23,096
Posted By dav57

Second post-op appointment yesterday. PSA...

Second post-op appointment yesterday. PSA <0.1!I've been doing a little running with my walks but my legs don't care for it. No continence issues and doing most everything I did before surgery. Dr...
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