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09-30-23, 10:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,489
Posted By downtube42

I was born 63 years ago and 63 is how old I am....

I was born 63 years ago and 63 is how old I am. It's a counting of years since birth, nothing more nothing less.

BITD, sprinter Carl Lewis was asked how he accelerated at the end of the race. He...
09-22-23, 11:32 AM
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Views: 166
Posted By Robvolz

Happy to say Tandems were well repíd at Líerioca

There were three on the Sunday lighthouse ride.


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09-18-23, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By MikeWMass

If you are going into the 80's and waking, you...

If you are going into the 80's and waking, you may still have sleep apnea or hypoventilation.
It might be related to your headaches.
You should speak to your doctor about getting formal overnight...
08-21-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 969
Posted By big john

You have at least 10 years before things really...

You have at least 10 years before things really start to go downhill. Enjoy!
08-10-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By alanf

80 and still goin strong.

I can attest that this ride is one heck of a ride...
07-22-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By roadcrankr

I put a Swytch front wheel conversion on one of...

I put a Swytch front wheel conversion on one of my road bikes. It works great for my tired old body. haha
One can wait months for its arrival, but I think it's totally worth it. I use it a few times...
07-14-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By Trsnrtr

I was diagnosed at 52 with a Gleason 3+5. My...

I was diagnosed at 52 with a Gleason 3+5. My prostate was removed and pathology indicated cells in the margin. Six years later, my PSA started doubling every 6 months and had radiation and hormone...
07-14-23, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By delbiker1

I see your point, but, what do you need to know...

I see your point, but, what do you need to know more than the number of servings, or caplets/tablets, that are in the container? It clearly states 62 servings. Was the rest of the container packed...
07-12-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,879
Posted By Wildwood

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60 years of progress, but still muchly the same.
I...
07-11-23, 09:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,879
Posted By Biker395

Not on my visible horizon, but: (1) Would...

Not on my visible horizon, but:

(1) Would love to talk my SO into one.

(2) I have a friend that rides in the mountains and can really use one. Weíve been talking among ourselves about it and...
07-10-23, 08:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,879
Posted By Mtracer

I don't have one, yet. But my wife does and it...

I don't have one, yet. But my wife does and it allows us to ride together. I definitely expect to get one someday, and probably not that far off (2-5 years). Not to replace my regular bikes, but to...
07-08-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Speedskater

Find a sports knowledgeable cardiologist. There...

Find a sports knowledgeable cardiologist. There are better medications for active people. But don't stop the beta blocker until then.
06-19-23, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3,754
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 623,706
Posted By mellowyellow

Well don't forget the niggles entirely, they...

Well don't forget the niggles entirely, they never, (ime), service themselves and almost invariably cause me serious probs, when far from home, sans basic repair kit.
I've got a Peugeot that...
06-14-23, 08:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,940
Posted By Iride01

If you ride in a group, you definitely will be...

If you ride in a group, you definitely will be coasting, soft pedaling and using your brakes when behind others. It'll take a while to get used to the speed variations. Just be aware that every time...
06-01-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By t2p

if you pull the original pads and inspect closely...

if you pull the original pads and inspect closely - there might be small bits of metal / grit - whatever embedded in the pad

the pads are also probably hard (if they are old)
06-01-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By terrymorse

Before I changed to carbon rims, I always used...

Before I changed to carbon rims, I always used Kool-Stop (http://www.koolstop.com/english/rim_pads.html) pads. They work great on aluminum rims in all conditions.

With carbon rims, I use SwissStop...
05-28-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By Leisesturm

Why don't you lie prostrate on the floor for a...

Why don't you lie prostrate on the floor for a minute while I try to clean up some of the mess you've made. First, a stool test is for Colon Cancer screening, not Prostate Cancer. Second, the dietary...
05-25-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iride01

I agree. And I had the same experience when...

I agree. And I had the same experience when asking doctors questions related to cycling. However the doctor can tell if there are any diagnosable heart issues beginning. And I think that any of us...
05-25-23, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iride01

I think we all pretty much assume your HR device...

I think we all pretty much assume your HR device is at fault. However you should make sure that it's not actually you.

I don't know, but I think there are some heart conditions that might give you...
05-24-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,259
Posted By shelbyfv

I've found the HRM gels to be useful. If you...

I've found the HRM gels to be useful. If you think it's something other than your HRM, you need to talk to a doc.
05-24-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iride01

Last time I had something similar, I replaced my...

Last time I had something similar, I replaced my HR strap that was probably about 5 years old and the issue went away. I expect it'll come back when this strap gets old.
04-26-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By OldTryGuy

It's good that you spoke with your Urologist....

It's good that you spoke with your Urologist. :thumb::thumb:

A perspective from a soon to be 73 year old diagnosed 8 years ago as 5+5 or Gleason Score 10 PCa (Prostate Cancer) guy *note that only...
04-26-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By daniell

I was able to see my neighborhood urologist...

I was able to see my neighborhood urologist today. This is what he said. He checked and said that my prostate was not enlarged. He wants me to have another PSA test in 3 months. If it continues to go...
04-26-23, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By cb400bill

I am now 63. About 2.5 years ago I scored a PSA...

I am now 63. About 2.5 years ago I scored a PSA of 5.9. That led to me getting a prostate biopsy. I came back with a Gleason Score of 4+4=8.

The first number is a measurement of the aggresiveness...
04-17-23, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By gobicycling

Well firstly, I'm glad to be alive. So many of my...

Well firstly, I'm glad to be alive. So many of my friends and acquaintances are no longer with us. What I missed most is endurance and strength.
04-15-23, 08:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,729
Posted By Inusuit

I'm on the other side of 70 and approaching 80. ...

I'm on the other side of 70 and approaching 80. I've alway been in shape and physically active. Now it's a struggle. I miss waking up and being excited about what the day will bring.
04-05-23, 09:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,196
Posted By pdlamb

You may not like this idea, but I think you're...

You may not like this idea, but I think you're barking up the wrong tree. Except for a few special types of bikes, they're all about equally stable (or unstable). You, the rider, have to keep the...
03-28-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,843
Posted By MikeWMass

I think you need a new riding buddy!

I think you need a new riding buddy!
03-23-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By robobike316

My New Paisley!

Here are some shots of my new to me Paisley tandem. This was given to my by forum member Madhonk. Thank you again, it is awesome!
This is a custom filet brazed frame that is in almost flawless...
03-20-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,316
Posted By PeteHski

I think the best compromise is a European spec...

I think the best compromise is a European spec e-road bike with I think 250W max programmable pedal assist. Like the Orbea Wildwood linked to earlier. This is presuming your fitness is maxed out...
03-17-23, 05:10 PM
03-07-23, 10:28 PM
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Posted By smoore

So if you need a shorter or longer stem.....you...

So if you need a shorter or longer stem.....you are out of luck? Or do they stock bar/stem options? Do they also offer options if you need/want a wider or narrower bar? Looks like a very nice...
03-03-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,316
Posted By Steve B.

You are old and slow. Get used to it. When I...

You are old and slow. Get used to it. When I was 40 and racing I could do a 40 miler in exactly 2 hours, solo. Now at 68, I'm lucky to be able to do 40, forget the speed. My current speed avg. at...
03-03-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,316
Posted By freeranger

Are there any groups in your area geared towards...

Are there any groups in your area geared towards seniors? I am fairly sure that someone riding with others 30 to 40 years younger are going to find themselves a bit slower than the group. An 82 year...
03-03-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,316
Posted By Mtl01

Would you consider an pedal assist e-bike? I was...

Would you consider an pedal assist e-bike? I was at my LBS and they had an e-road bike that hardly looked any different from a regular road bike.

You could use that in a group ride and easily keep...
02-28-23, 02:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,762
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I was a pretty good runner in my Army days,...

I was a pretty good runner in my Army days, despite the fact I hated running. But nowadays anyone who was holding the stopwatch while I was running the 40 yard dash would probably have time to pour a...
02-11-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By canalligators

Sounds like you have special requirements, so...

Sounds like you have special requirements, so your kit will be more extensive than most. My suggestions are 1. Take more compact tools. A multi tool would replace T allen, full size screwdrivers,...
02-11-23, 12:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,781
Posted By HelpSingularity

Eddy Merckx supposedly said instead of upgrading...

Eddy Merckx supposedly said instead of upgrading bikes, ride up grades. I think that advice is still valid. :D

But if you're angling for a new ride, well, I'm in no position to judge. Life is...
02-08-23, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By canklecat

Could be long-haul COVID symptoms. Despite being...

Could be long-haul COVID symptoms. Despite being fully vaxxed in early 2021, I caught the Super Cooties in late 2021 as more than half the businesses and customers in my area stopped observing any...
02-08-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By 79pmooney

Any chance you had a "quiet" un-diagnosed COVID...

Any chance you had a "quiet" un-diagnosed COVID infection? Can your coming round of tests check for that?
02-03-23, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By HIPCHIP

Donít forget to see an allergist. Even if you...

Donít forget to see an allergist. Even if you havenít had allergies in the past you could have them now.
01-27-23, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By Leisesturm

A double is no insurance against chain drop. My...

A double is no insurance against chain drop. My 50/34 roadbike single drops the chain if there is any forward motion of the cranks during the shift. I've taken it to the LBS repeatedly and they can't...
01-09-23, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't think you should wait for a second...

I don't think you should wait for a second occurrence to get that work up. The severity of your symptoms is quite striking. I don't know how your wife was able to 'rule out' anything without any...
11-16-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By BobbyG

Couldn't Show Off Today...

I'll admit it. At almost 61, I take some smug, self-satisfaction at being the only daily bike commuter at my new job, where most everybody is half my age. A few seemed impressed with my lighting...
11-15-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By Leisesturm

1200mi out of a chain? There is a problem...

1200mi out of a chain? There is a problem somewhere. Skipping does not always mean the chain is worn! There is another problem somewhere in the o.p. drivetrain and they may want to track it down. I...
11-12-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,199
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Bar-end friction shifter, the non-indexed kind....

Bar-end friction shifter, the non-indexed kind. IMO the captain should be the only one in control of braking. If the stoker isn't happy about the captain's use of the brakes that's a whole different...
11-12-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,199
Posted By Alcanbrad

We use a bar end friction shifter. We originally...

We use a bar end friction shifter. We originally had a bar mounted thumb friction shifter however, I could never get it to hold with enough force on the drum. Mel at tandems East recommended the...
11-11-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,199
Posted By RCMoeur

Now if you really want captain control of the...

Now if you really want captain control of the drum using a friction shifter (which has historically been a popular option), the most common drop bar mounting points I recall are either a friction...
10-16-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,521
Posted By Peruano

The Bike and Barge options available in...

The Bike and Barge options available in Netherlands, France, and probably other countries seem to have been missed in this discussion. We did Paris to Bruges several years ago, and the tulip tour in...
09-28-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,446
Posted By MoAlpha

Exactly, and the entities covered by the term...

Exactly, and the entities covered by the term range from benign and safely ignored to cardiac arrest and bye-bye Charlie.
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