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10-23-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By qcpmsame

Been here since back in Ď08, remember all the...

Been here since back in Ď08, remember all the folks Joe mentioned. Know the alter-egos that still mean a lot to me as friends. Some are gone on to a better place, a few are dealing with serious...
10-18-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 600
Posted By cyclezen

sad to hear about those 3... BF seems to perform...

sad to hear about those 3... BF seems to perform it's function reasonably well... and it's very specific...
I very much dislike FB, because of all the ancillary BS stuck into the things you might...
10-12-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,308
Posted By rsbob

Met an 82 YO gent doing a 65 miler around Lake...

Met an 82 YO gent doing a 65 miler around Lake Washington in Seattle still riding drops. While chatting with him at a bakery (where else?!) he told me he had ridden across the US 4 times and...
10-12-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,308
Posted By gobicycling

82 next month. Love and ride my 1999 Lemond...

82 next month. Love and ride my 1999 Lemond Buenos Aires. But I no longer use the drops. I will not be buying another bike. I also have the 2006 Specialized mountain bike. I ride this casually and...
10-11-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 785
Posted By Bald Paul

"That stuff" is precisely the reason we moved out...

"That stuff" is precisely the reason we moved out of New England when I retired. After shoveling "that stuff" off of the garage roof to prevent a collapse (there was over 4' of it on the garage at...
10-09-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
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...
10-08-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By indyfabz

Colchester Causeway in VT. ...

Colchester Causeway in VT.


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10-07-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By BTinNYC

Great photos. Inspiring me to hit our local...

Great photos.
Inspiring me to hit our local rails-to-trails in the Hudson Valley.
10-07-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By Biker395

Joy. ...

Joy.

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10-06-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Iride01

No, you are posting about the right amount of...

No, you are posting about the right amount of pictures. Don't want to make this like showing off pictures of our grand kids and boring every one! <grin>
10-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By gobicycling

Golden ride today

Started this morning about 8:15 and it was 52 Fahrenheit. Some of our leaves are turning gold, and I got some pictures. And, as always a picture of yours truly so I can reassure myself that I am...
10-04-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By BlazingPedals

"What is this?" is a Veloquad. It is a 4-wheeled...

"What is this?" is a Veloquad. It is a 4-wheeled velomobile. The advantage of 4 wheels is stability - a rear blowout won't cause a crash. Not quite as fast as a 3-wheeler but still quite fast enough!...
10-02-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By big john

Rode through Hidden Valley today. It was...

Rode through Hidden Valley today. It was spectacular.
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09-28-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By Biker395

A view of Bryce from Inspiration point. ...

A view of Bryce from Inspiration point.
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And a view of us tourists from the...
09-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By rydabent

Bike mileage

I got my first recumbent a RANS Tailwind in 2005, retired in 2008 at 70. According to my records I have now ridden the distance around the world at the equator on my bents, both the bike and the...
09-25-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26,100
Views: 2,728,697
Posted By Deal4Fuji

It was a beautiful day in Wayne, Greene & Lenoir...

It was a beautiful day in Wayne, Greene & Lenoir counties in NC too. 33 miles this AM & not on steel for a change, and enjoying my new 53 big ring. It makes so much difference vs the 48 compact that...
09-21-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26,100
Views: 2,728,697
Posted By Skullo

20 miles on a trail today. Temps in the 60s and...

20 miles on a trail today. Temps in the 60s and smoke free sky in Utah . It was heavenly.

...
09-21-21, 07:44 AM
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Views: 640,386
Posted By Biker395

Riding Capitol Reef ...

Riding Capitol Reef

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09-20-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26,100
Views: 2,728,697
Posted By Wildwood

Thankful to post this thread

About 35mi today. Road as well as paved & some gravel trail.
great weather - 55* at the start. Knickers and knee socks.
...
09-18-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By bikemig

My favorite training ride

I reckon most of us have a favorite training ride. Mine is on the Neal Smith trail in Des Moines. It starts in Des Moines and winds north along the Des Moines river. I tend to pick it up just north...
09-18-21, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Wildwood

jppe - even with your 'reduced' mileage = you...

jppe - even with your 'reduced' mileage = you are still da man.

Ride on.
09-14-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Mark Stone

Pancreatitis -- Ugh

Well, I had my third bout against Acute Pancreatitis during the last week of August. I had Pancreatitis twice in the past, both events in 2017, both caused by a blocked Bile Duct and resolved by gall...
09-14-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Looks like it went off ! What an ugly spot for an...

Looks like it went off ! What an ugly spot for an historical marker....Eukeka NC

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09-07-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By indyfabz

Descending the Goethals Bridge on the way to...

Descending the Goethals Bridge on the way to Brooklyn.

...
09-05-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3,455
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Posted By Wildwood

Wish photographer had instructed me to reduce my...

Wish photographer had instructed me to reduce my central anterior region, just inferior to my chest. But all is well :), I survived the procedure :thumb:. With a smile. Rx = more core.
...
08-31-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Chuckles1

Sounds great if your body can take it. I like a...

Sounds great if your body can take it. I like a light morning bike ride ~10 miles, and walk nine holes of golf in the afternoon. Only down side is sometimes get nasty cramps in legs in the evening....
08-05-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By Wildwood

All my centuries are metric........ so that would...

All my centuries are metric........ so that would take me ... 4 days with no drafting

Congrats on a fantastic accomplishment.
08-04-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By big john

That's what I thought, too. He invited me on a...

That's what I thought, too. He invited me on a group ride mostly on fire roads and I took my mountain bike. The guys on lightweight gravel bikes could out climb me, for sure. If I knew there would be...
08-03-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,387
Posted By zjrog

At 48, I crashed really bad, breaking my back....

At 48, I crashed really bad, breaking my back. Surgery installed some titanium rods and screws to keep me in one piece and upright. I never had any fear of anything really, till 9 months before my...
07-31-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,387
Posted By cobolman

Thanks for all of your kind words. Thanks also...

Thanks for all of your kind words. Thanks also for the trike and recumbent suggestions. At this point I’m only planning on getting an upright stationary bike. I am very impressed with those who...
07-31-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,387
Posted By Wildwood

I suffer memory loss. I hardly remember adult...

I suffer memory loss.
I hardly remember adult life without a few bikes.
Hard to envision moving forward without some.
To ride & wrench.

But not the end of my world.
Cycling is a great hobby...
07-29-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By Iride01

In my state they had good intentions when they...

In my state they had good intentions when they introduced the legislation many years ago to curb phone use while driving, but after a lot of derision and bickering it go watered down to simply not...
07-29-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By zacster

Well, like I said, about half of it was on...

Well, like I said, about half of it was on uninterrupted paths. The other half was on the streets. Most rides I do are going to be like that as I always need to ride the streets to get anywhere.
07-27-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 26,100
Views: 2,728,697
Posted By justtrying

Glad you had a beautiful day with your...

Glad you had a beautiful day with your granddaughter. As good of a time she had, I bet it was a better time for you
07-16-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By BobbyG

56 ChainRingzz would be an awesome hip hop name.

56 ChainRingzz would be an awesome hip hop name.
07-13-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
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, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By John E

I lost my best bike ride destination when Tuna...

I lost my best bike ride destination when Tuna Canyon Rd. in the Malibu hills was converted from two-way to one-way downhill only. :( This happened long after I left Los Angeles in 1981 for...
07-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By Biker395

OMG. I saw this and thought those were...

OMG. I saw this and thought those were mosquitoes. Aieeeee.
07-08-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yall obviously probably know several of your...

Yall obviously probably know several of your wife's parents' neighbors at the lake.
I am sure the neighbors know and like you.
Perhaps, ask one if during "riding season" if it wouldn't be...
07-07-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By Rolla

That’s too bad that you’re losing the built-in...

That’s too bad that you’re losing the built-in incentive to take a long ride. But if you’re enjoying walking the golf course, there’s nothing wrong with taking shorter rides or just taking a break....
07-07-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By rumrunn6

sad evolution, but they aren't alone. meaning, we...

sad evolution, but they aren't alone. meaning, we all go thru this. just helped my parents (in their 90s) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. it was all we could do to get them to a restaurant...
07-06-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By qcpmsame

Just make friends with the new occupants, then...

Just make friends with the new occupants, then drop by when you are "out that way".

Knowing you Joe, you'll make up the mileage space in no time:thumb:.

Bill
07-06-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By Iride01

Tough choice! Lake house or on the coast. ...

Tough choice! Lake house or on the coast. Hmmm...

I'd be on the coast if it were my choice.
07-06-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By John E

... and get caught in a time warp, as in the...

... and get caught in a time warp, as in the Sandra Bullock / Keanu Reeves movie about another lake house.
07-06-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By Ed Wiser

You could always buy the house. :)

You could always buy the house. :)
07-01-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,455
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Posted By McBTC

​​​​​​ Will be twice Cav's age this October as...

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Will be twice Cav's age this October as he gets well deserved accolades for epic accomplishments at the TdF, at such an elderly age, his latest coming in Stage 6. Guess we're all going for...
06-30-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,537
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Iraq 2010-2011: ...

Iraq 2010-2011:
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Afghanistan 2011-2012:...
06-28-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By Biker395

Oh! Ridge on the June Lake Loop ...

Oh! Ridge on the June Lake Loop

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06-27-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,963
Posted By Papa Tom

On our first ride yesterday, my wife, a cycling...

On our first ride yesterday, my wife, a cycling slow-poke until now, spent most of her time waiting for me at the top of all the hills on Shelter Island, NY.

I'm either going to have to re-think...
06-23-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,386
Posted By Biker395

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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View from this morning's ride
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