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09-13-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 729
Posted By OldTryGuy

I had been riding 100 miles for a Birthday Ride...

I had been riding 100 miles for a Birthday Ride and started doubling age for miles ridden after I turned 60 in 2010. Here in SW FL it is very flat and 100 miles = 100' or less so distance was not a...
09-13-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 729
Posted By OldTryGuy

Does Anyone Still Do Birthday Rides? ...

Does Anyone Still Do Birthday Rides?



Been doubling for many years but last year's crash just 6 days before birthday began the spiral downward. Between the torn rotator cuff from the crash to...
09-08-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By OldTryGuy

Leg and Arm warmers go on when temps get in the...

Leg and Arm warmers go on when temps get in the 60'sF.
09-08-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By OldTryGuy

I bought the 3D and they felt fine so tried the...

I bought the 3D and they felt fine so tried the thicker 4D. TOO MUCH padding, sent them back.
09-07-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,318
Posted By OldTryGuy

A different kind of entertainment = watching...

A different kind of entertainment = watching newbies backing up then launching and retrieving their newly purchased boat
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By OldTryGuy

6 weeks ago TODAY July 26, at 3:04AM at mile 30.4...

6 weeks ago TODAY July 26, at 3:04AM at mile 30.4 of planned 100 miles WILD HOG #2 T-boned me in left leg fracturing Tibia. X-rays last Monday showing no bridging yet. Police officer drove by then...
09-02-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,048
Posted By OldTryGuy

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09-02-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,048
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. - bold -- PLEASE keep in mind that your PSA...

r.e. - bold -- PLEASE keep in mind that your PSA number is ONLY an indicator to a possible issue.
08-30-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By OldTryGuy

Ride flat pedals with NO ATTACHMENTS so your feet...

Ride flat pedals with NO ATTACHMENTS so your feet and knees pointing as they want and see how things go.
08-28-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
08-27-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 926
Posted By OldTryGuy

Pretty much a SOLO Rider who enjoys listening to...

Pretty much a SOLO Rider who enjoys listening to old tunes on my iPod. 1st song is my Theme Song and is very apropos since my starting time is usually +/- not too much.

ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!...
08-26-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By OldTryGuy

>>> fingers and then front teeth :D

>>> fingers and then front teeth :D
08-25-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By OldTryGuy

All of my 200+ have been post 60th. with my max...

All of my 200+ have been post 60th. with my max of 307 miles as a 66.5yo in 20 hours at 2017 Bike Sebring 12/24 Hr. In 2018 my right knee gave out the night before the Sebring start and that time I...
08-24-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,583
Posted By OldTryGuy

time to >>> ...

time to >>>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syV2LkGpQB0
08-23-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By OldTryGuy

I just had a bilateral Orchiectomy as the 1st...

I just had a bilateral Orchiectomy as the 1st treatment procedure for my Gleason 10 Prostate Cancer

In the recovery room waking from General anesthesia the nurse asks me *How are you feeling?
...
08-22-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,583
Posted By OldTryGuy

WAY BACK in early '80's I built up a BASSET...

WAY BACK in early '80's I built up a BASSET RACING 45 speed cruiser. Triple front, SA 5spd internal rear with triple cog. Awesome high and low gears.
08-21-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. my bold ---- BE- Bovine Excrement !!! thank...

r.e. my bold ---- BE- Bovine Excrement !!! thank you very much. I'm approach 4th Tuesday since my incident and I ain't feeling any younger or satisfied from the FIRST MILI-SECOND following the crash...
08-19-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,369
Posted By OldTryGuy

LOL :lol:

LOL :lol:
08-18-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,142
Posted By OldTryGuy

If me Some TLC Then enjoy riding...

If me

Some TLC

Then enjoy riding ancient History
08-18-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By OldTryGuy

I have a RANS Velocity Squared and the...

I have a RANS Velocity Squared and the size/weight makes it a PITA for rear with front not a problem.

r.e. bold -- LOL, We ride often and plan on a stop at his house after distance covered for his...
08-18-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By OldTryGuy

A conduit staple got me a few months back and I...

A conduit staple got me a few months back and I was without means to repair/place -- DOH!!! Fortuitously my best riding buddy just happened to ride by, scolded at me for being unprepared, then biked...
08-17-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By OldTryGuy

Formally of Bergen County and High Point,...

Formally of Bergen County and High Point, Harriman St. Park and areas around were very cool rides. We moved to SW FL in '86 so a ride at Six Gap becomes very challenging with its 11,000' in 104 miles...
08-13-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb:
08-12-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,749
Posted By OldTryGuy

MY SW FL riding typically provides 100'+/-...

MY SW FL riding typically provides 100'+/- elevation for me so my challenge is going to Dahlonega Ga. for SIX Gap Century with 11,000' over 104 miles.

https://6gap.com/
08-11-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By OldTryGuy

Your body, your choice. Doctor's advice might be...

Your body, your choice. Doctor's advice might be spot on OR NOT. A good doctor is not going to advise exercise too early for fear of injury/infection/illness/death.

p.s. my Orthopedic Dr. who...
08-10-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,594
Posted By OldTryGuy

I've ridden my 2002 - $100.00 - TARGET MAGNA 7spd...

I've ridden my 2002 - $100.00 - TARGET MAGNA 7spd - Aluminum Frame - Suspension Fork, Spring Seat Post - Springy Cushy Wide Seat - Upright Bars - Front Basket - Rear Rack - 26x1 3/8 tires on 100 mile...
08-07-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,369
Posted By OldTryGuy

snakes = blip squirrels = thump rabbits...

snakes = blip

squirrels = thump

rabbits = THUMP

racoons = THUMP + crash

armadillo = ER visit
08-06-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 893
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good reading that those involved in Hit and Drive...

Good reading that those involved in Hit and Drive and Crashes are getting back to getting back to normal.

I had a Hit and Run Encounter for a 2nd time in 2 years 3 months a couple of weeks ago....
08-06-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb:
07-29-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,329
Posted By OldTryGuy

I trained for a NON-STOP 112 miles of riding in...

I trained for a NON-STOP 112 miles of riding in my IRONMAN Triathlons

I trained for the 103 miles - 11,000+ feet of climbing in the Six Gap rides I did especially since I'm from SW FL where 100...
07-29-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By OldTryGuy

YOUR PROSTATE EXPERIENCE is owned by you and has...

YOUR PROSTATE EXPERIENCE is owned by you and has NO BEARING (r.e.- possible discomfort experienced) that any other individual might have thanks to their anatomical differences.

I am a 7 year...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,429
Posted By OldTryGuy

Late coming into your thread but a little...

Late coming into your thread but a little suggestion that after looking at the above photos, you might want to check out Danny Dreyer's Chi Running and/or Chi Walking.

*What is ChiRunning...
07-19-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By OldTryGuy

I began the ride at 10:31pm with conditions being...

I began the ride at 10:31pm with conditions being ---

Clear -- Temperature 83 ℉ -- Humidity 69% -- Feels like 89 ℉ -- Wind Speed 4.2 mi/h -- Wind Direction SE
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By OldTryGuy

Could be high $$$$ value for someone looking to...

Could be high $$$$ value for someone looking to RELIVE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES.
07-10-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By OldTryGuy

Yesterday's ride was to celebrate my 72nd...

Yesterday's ride was to celebrate my 72nd Birthday, statistics follow >>>

Distance = 101.08mi, Moving Time = 6:33:08

ELEVATION = 62ft Kind of FLAT terrain :D​​​​​​​
07-09-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26,397
Views: 2,850,179
Posted By OldTryGuy

Forecast didn't look encouraging (rainy) for my...

Forecast didn't look encouraging (rainy) for my 72nd Birthday Ride tomorrow so I got it done this AM. First long ride on my used RANS Velocity Squared and it was tough 101.08 miles.
07-06-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,345
Posted By OldTryGuy

I had a *total right shoulder replacement* (not...

I had a *total right shoulder replacement* (not reversed) in 2016 at age 66yo by Dr. John Moor, former Team Ortho for Cincinnati Reds using a technique he perfected. Replacement was on a Monday...
07-01-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
06-29-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By OldTryGuy

My 7spd rides like I'm going uphill in both...

My 7spd rides like I'm going uphill in both directions. I've also read comments that the 7spd is INDEED the worse hub
06-24-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,930
Posted By OldTryGuy

Even if the OP was referencing an administration...

Even if the OP was referencing an administration some 80 years ago, IMO it just didn't add anything germane to the improving on mileage which in and of itself is noteworthy and inspirational.
...
06-24-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,930
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind...

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind why political opinion needed to be brought up in this thread. :foo: :bang:
06-23-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By OldTryGuy

As I posted on STRAVA for today's ride my legs...

As I posted on STRAVA for today's ride my legs were ---

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKnnh8VDULs

My legs were like flat tires today.
06-22-22, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By OldTryGuy

July 4th last year at mile 100 of 102 just 2...

July 4th last year at mile 100 of 102 just 2 miles from home and 6 days before my 71st birthday I had a TOMBAY resulting in a minor Rotator Cuff Tear. Got up, shook it off, rode home and still have...
06-21-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By OldTryGuy

I had some cotton from pill containers and made...

I had some cotton from pill containers and made my own.
06-16-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By OldTryGuy

Simply put --- a different kind of kindred spirit...

Simply put --- a different kind of kindred spirit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj6ho1-G6tw

p.s. - full screen with a nice volume level
06-14-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By OldTryGuy

I'm so cheap I stop riding just to pick up...

I'm so cheap I stop riding just to pick up pennies so with that in mind I made my own cat-ears out of cotton wrapped around the helmet straps.
06-14-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By OldTryGuy

Time heals, rushing things can undo what time...

Time heals, rushing things can undo what time would have taken care of. Enjoy the baby steps 'cause they lead to centuries
06-12-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,769
Posted By OldTryGuy

GLAD to read of the continued pairs riding. You...

GLAD to read of the continued pairs riding. You all are very inspiring and I wish for long rides and lots of them for the both of you. :thumb: :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,795,405
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just delivered .... 1 - Panaracer GRAVELKING SK...

Just delivered .... 1 - Panaracer GRAVELKING SK 700x32 tire
06-11-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,048
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
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