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02-15-22, 09:07 PM
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Posted By locolobo13

We got Glenn's Complete Bicycle Manual in '70. ...

We got Glenn's Complete Bicycle Manual in '70. It covered everything we did on our Schwinns; bearings, cassettes, rebuilding the wheel.. Still got it. Haven't looked inside in years.
02-15-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By qwaalodge

I think the added stress of keeping your bike...

I think the added stress of keeping your bike scratch-free is not worth it. It can result to broken relationships, divorce, road rage, group ride rage, etc.
02-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By JanMM

Spouse has been riding a Trek e-assist for...

Spouse has been riding a Trek e-assist for two-plus years. We’ve ridden together many many times/miles since getting it - usually I’m riding my Bacchetta ‘bent but we still occasionally ride our...
02-14-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By rsbob

Great looking ride. I hope your wife (and you)...

Great looking ride. I hope your wife (and you) will be happy with it, We bought my wife an upright one a year ago since her spine won’t allow her to ride her road bike. She loves it and rides it...
02-14-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By rsbob

And getting the tires off to fix a flat requires...

And getting the tires off to fix a flat requires Herculean force. BTDT with my wife’s e-bike. At least I got the wheel off to take to the dealer. Woopie.
02-14-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By Wildwood

The Dark Side If going e-Dark, go all the...

The Dark Side

If going e-Dark, go all the way! :thumb:
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02-12-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By KJK

Every time I put a customer on an E-bike for a...

Every time I put a customer on an E-bike for a test ride they come back grinning.
12-31-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,183
Posted By elcraft

When you find yourself turning down the radio in...

When you find yourself turning down the radio in the car so you can see better…….
12-29-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,183
Posted By freeranger

When your bicycle(s) are older than the person...

When your bicycle(s) are older than the person waiting on you in the store.
12-24-21, 08:42 PM
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Posted By qcpmsame

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish,...

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish, it’s unnerving to happen on the obits, or read of a parishioner’s passing. Found that a few of my university professors and school friends had passed...
10-01-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,071
Posted By zjrog

Cardiologist discharged me!

Cardiologist discharged me today. After she scared the devil out of me 3 years ago... And, cleared me for whatever heart rate in exercise I can tolerate... I'm 58, and 140 pounds lighter than 3 years...
08-30-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,090
Posted By Biker395

^ Lol ... honestly no ... not for me. The most...

^ Lol ... honestly no ... not for me. The most attractive women I knew in high school didn't age well. The skinny wallflowers are the ones that look hot now.
08-30-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,090
Posted By Hermes

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I...

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I always enjoyed your posts and threads that I would put in the dark humor meets tongue in cheek nouveau chic genre. I am 72 and getting to 70 was like...
08-29-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By Juan Foote

In this case it was a 'cultural' class that he...

In this case it was a 'cultural' class that he needed for his Psychology degree. He came home with some seriously outrageous stories about things said by this professor specifically in reference to...
08-29-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By billnuke1

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It’s part of the “History” of the thread…it can’t be erased…like it was never there…real time, life observation…thoughts have been provoked…a thread participant’s contribution…the contributor is...
08-29-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By Juan Foote

Well, it's impossible to mention that aspect...

Well, it's impossible to mention that aspect without mentioning that aspect. I think anyone whom has been to University 'recently' could easily relate to the fact of it. OP asked and it's a part of...
08-25-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By Juan Foote

I have 'audited' a class in order to see/hear...

I have 'audited' a class in order to see/hear what I was hearing from my son about a specific teacher. Prior to COVID you could do such things.
Not to get political about it here, but be prepared...
08-22-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,947
Posted By Helderberg

I am a 72-year-old Vietnam war Vet that is...

I am a 72-year-old Vietnam war Vet that is dealing with PTSD every day. Maybe I am reading other things into this that you can not feel so please just pass it on by. Not thinking this would appeal to...
08-07-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,481
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Three hundred BF experts are just salivating over...

Three hundred BF experts are just salivating over this new thread, ready to hand out all sorts of lunacy and drivel. The better responses will consist of recommendations for a different saddle and...
08-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,467
Posted By tomato coupe

She's a vegan, isn't she?

She's a vegan, isn't she?
08-06-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,467
Posted By freeranger

I'm too sexy for my bike Too sexy for my bike ...

I'm too sexy for my bike
Too sexy for my bike
TIght spandex is what the women like

With my legs, gotta watch out for Colonel Sanders, though!!
08-06-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,467
Posted By Paul Barnard

Another poster who wanted to show the world how...

Another poster who wanted to show the world how hard he'd try to not get a topic of conversation. Since there's nothing for you here, maybe there's a good disc brake thread for you to play in.
08-06-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,467
Posted By Koyote

Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.
08-06-21, 09:11 AM
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Views: 6,467
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

dudes feeling sexy asking other dudes about being...

dudes feeling sexy asking other dudes about being sexy. ok
08-06-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,467
Posted By Juan Foote

IMO burnthesheep said it best above when he...

IMO burnthesheep said it best above when he describes it as swagger.

To me, a semi conservative white hetrosexual male, sexy doesn't come up when I look at another man. My definition of sexy has a...
08-06-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,467
Posted By Paul Barnard

I also experience zen like moments where I am in...

I also experience zen like moments where I am in perfect harmony with the world around me. It's more of a spiritual kind of feeling though and has no performance component. It's not an "I own this...
08-05-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,142
Posted By Biker395

Oh trust me. I am a serial hobbist. Cycling,...

Oh trust me. I am a serial hobbist. Cycling, surfing, skiing, photography, writing, audio ... there has always been some thing that got me going. And I haven't given any of them up. I just do...
08-05-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,142
Posted By Biker395

I'm looking at semi-retirement too. In my case,...

I'm looking at semi-retirement too. In my case, it would be leaving a partnership and doing work on a piece-part basis. That way, I can work as much or as little as I like.

I'm still trying to get...
08-03-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By Russ Roth

Had the right knee done 2 years ago, 2 tears but...

Had the right knee done 2 years ago, 2 tears but like you no arthritis though the doc suggested that the way it looked I might start getting it in a couple years. In and out procedure, done in 4...
08-02-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,310
Posted By Helderberg

What's next, Drone bikes so they can remove the...

What's next, Drone bikes so they can remove the biggest aero issue, the rider. The price is astounding.
Frank.
08-01-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,870
Posted By 70sSanO

Not to disparage the Olympian. It was for...

Not to disparage the Olympian. It was for shooting. Still a great feat but with a bit less cardio involved.

At least it wasn’t for fishing. Which I understand was petitioned for inclusion in...
08-01-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,870
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so the Olympics have changed a bit over the...

Ok, so the Olympics have changed a bit over the years.

Oscar Swahn, Olympic Gold at 64 years and 258 days of age, Olympic Silver at age 72. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Swahn)
...
08-01-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,310
Posted By big john

Just sell your house.

Just sell your house.
08-01-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,997
Posted By TiHabanero

Cobolman, there is much life after cycling. Found...

Cobolman, there is much life after cycling. Found this out a few years back after reassessing life. I also applaud you for being sensible and not afraid of changing directions with your hobbies....
07-31-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26,399
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Posted By 05 fuji

Got released from the hospital after 10 days with...

Got released from the hospital after 10 days with a brain hemorrhage. Can't drive for 30 days otherwise can do normal routines but no lifting. However I believe my pelvis got out of position and so...
07-30-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,997
Posted By cobolman

Packing it in

I've been riding year round for the past seven years and have loved it although I've taken a few falls. Two years ago I separated my clavicle but got back on the bike after a number of weeks recovery...
07-29-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,111
Posted By gthomson

Is that a playlist of artists you like or you...

Is that a playlist of artists you like or you actually playing? If the latter, fantastic. Love to hear acoustic only songs and as a Canuck, I'm a big fan of Bruce Cockburn. Very nice rendition.
07-29-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,090
Posted By GhostRider62

I am closer to 60 than 70, so, I have that going...

I am closer to 60 than 70, so, I have that going for me. From age 35 onwards, aerobic capacity declines. Less if we exercise vigorously, more if we lay on the couch. Some of the best estimates...
07-28-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,111
Posted By DaveLeeNC

DOB 1949 here. One of my avocations is classical...

DOB 1949 here. One of my avocations is classical guitar and 1/8th (3 out of 24) of my current repertoire is by Francisco Tarrega (died 1909). That old enough? #2 on the list (2 pieces) is J. S. Bach...
07-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,090
Posted By Biker395

Yikes. I have read somewhere that at least for...

Yikes. I have read somewhere that at least for men, our life expectancy is much longer if we have a spouse or friends with whom we have frequent interaction. I've always chalked that up to...
07-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,090
Posted By BobbyG

I know the OP was offering up his observations in...

I know the OP was offering up his observations in jest, but last spring I encountered subtle "age-ism" when my buddy was in the Intensive Care Unit and it was scary. My friend is 69 and very fit,...
07-28-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,090
Posted By pdlamb

When I found out I was old enough, I'd get the...

When I found out I was old enough, I'd get the stink eye for ordering a "senior coffee." Now when I order coffee at the counter they'll ask me if I want the senior coffee. Is this progress?
07-25-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,732
Posted By rowerek

14 miles on Jupiter Island, my favorite time...

14 miles on Jupiter Island, my favorite time seems to be just before the sunset when temperature drops and gentle breeze kicks in and roads are strangely void of cars and people. Lost my keys when...
07-22-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,914
Posted By rydabent

In the past I have taken heat when I stated 99%+...

In the past I have taken heat when I stated 99%+ of bike riders should just ride any way it pleases them. I still recommend it.
07-18-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,914
Posted By rydabent

When it comes to speed, if you are slowly making...

When it comes to speed, if you are slowly making your way up a steep hill, and an old guy with a walker yells------------on your left------------you are getting old and slow. :)
07-17-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,914
Posted By Shp4man

I went for a ride yesterday, about 15 miles,...

I went for a ride yesterday, about 15 miles, about 10 or 11 average speed, all flat. I enjoyed it, actually. I have a comfortable bike, no maintenance except airing the tires, don't wear Spandex,...
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,914
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
06-25-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,795
Posted By RVwriter

Freeranger, I'm of the same mind, but I carry my...

Freeranger, I'm of the same mind, but I carry my justification for riding to another level. I tell myself, "You're 82, dumbass. If you don't ride today, it's a beautiful day lost that you'll never...
05-18-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,605
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Views: 577,545
Posted By ListerFam

lol. Is there anyone really 65+ here?

lol.
Is there anyone really 65+ here?
07-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,605
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Views: 577,545
Posted By Wildwood

One of my better witticisms for you of ancient...

One of my better witticisms for you of ancient years.....

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