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11-06-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,899
Posted By dmanders

At 67 I ride a BoB Pinarello F12, super record,...

At 67 I ride a BoB Pinarello F12, super record, lightweight. It is an absolute blast to ride.
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03-27-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By dmanders

Ain't that the truth. I first visited in 1981....

Ain't that the truth. I first visited in 1981. Now I view Moab as "the big city" on my trips to Canyonlands.
03-09-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,356
Posted By dmanders

I have used Rocky Mount, Thule, and 1Up. I had...

I have used Rocky Mount, Thule, and 1Up. I had issues with RM and Thule over time. 1Up has been an absolute dream to own. Looks good and works perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,990
Posted By dmanders

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also...

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also building some electric bikes. Will definitely be thinking about buying any future bikes from them - buy local!
11-14-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,740
Posted By dmanders

In 1976 I bought my dream bike a new Masi Gran...

In 1976 I bought my dream bike a new Masi Gran Criterium full Campy NR for $700. I rode that bike many miles with many memories. I had Brian Baylis repaint it (he told me he did the original paint...
10-14-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,472
Posted By dmanders

66yo former racer here. Now just a recreational...

66yo former racer here. Now just a recreational rider. Both my bikes have power meters and I love them. So useful in getting more out of training.
10-09-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By dmanders

Writing with an update. I saw the surgeon for my...

Writing with an update. I saw the surgeon for my twelve week post-op check in. He told me the hamstring had fully reattached and the residual numbness and sit bone pain would go away with time as I...
07-20-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,283
Posted By dmanders

What Terry said above! I once was on a...

What Terry said above! I once was on a betablocker for my BP and tolerated it but didn't care for the effect on my riding. I am now on Losartan and Amlodopine and am comfortable with those. They are...
07-13-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By dmanders

Had my first PT appointment today and things were...

Had my first PT appointment today and things were progressing well until the PT asked "Do you clip into your pedals?" Yes I do, I answered with trepidation. She then said that clipping will probably...
07-11-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By dmanders

Good advice. I am a very active 66 year old who...

Good advice. I am a very active 66 year old who has taken good care of myself. My surgeon did tell my wife in post op consultation that the tendon did show some signs of age but that did not concern...
07-10-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By dmanders

Surgery went fine yesterday (friday). Lots of...

Surgery went fine yesterday (friday). Lots of pain and crutches for at least two weeks. PT starts on Monday. More updates to come. Will see when they let me back on the F12. It may be a recumbent...
05-03-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By dmanders

Another advantage to latex is they tend to flat...

Another advantage to latex is they tend to flat less due to the suppleness.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,181
Posted By dmanders

When I switched to a carbon frame and bars I...

When I switched to a carbon frame and bars I started wearing gloves to damp vibration a tad.
03-10-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,913
Posted By dmanders

Interesting read here. I am 6'3" with a 35 inch...

Interesting read here. I am 6'3" with a 35 inch pant inseam. I rode 170 for years and then had a bike fit which said 175. I made the switch and actually prefer it -- fewer knee issues. To each their...
11-29-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By dmanders

I used to love rollers. Now it is a Kickr for me....

I used to love rollers. Now it is a Kickr for me. Indeed an incredibly realistic feel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,446
Posted By dmanders

I find tubs only worth the effort if you buy the...

I find tubs only worth the effort if you buy the high end ones such as Vittoria Corsa. They can really sing. I still remember the Clement Criterium silks for racing. Those were sweet tires.

Bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,693
Posted By dmanders

I still reach for downtube shifters ever so often...

I still reach for downtube shifters ever so often and I haven't ridden a bike with them in 6 years!
05-30-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 42,838
Posted By dmanders

I am 65. Back when I raced in the 70s I rode a...

I am 65. Back when I raced in the 70s I rode a Paramount and then a Masi GC. The Masi GC was my college graduation gift to myself and I rode it until I bought my F8 in 2014. I NEVER rode the Masi...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,549
Posted By dmanders

Amusing thread. I do find a fair bit of reverse...

Amusing thread. I do find a fair bit of reverse snobbery in cycling and it has gotten worse more recently. Back in the seventies on my Raleigh SC and then Masi GC, I used to ride pretty fast and race...
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