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09-24-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 889
Posted By gobicycling

I'm very fortunate in that they use ultraviolet...

I'm very fortunate in that they use ultraviolet light instead of chlorine at our pools. This means that folks who've been allergic to chlorine can now swim. Too bad your pool does not have that....
09-24-23, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 889
Posted By gobicycling

Interesting, bike or swim. t 84, I bike and...

Interesting, bike or swim. t 84, I bike and swim. They compliment each other very nicely. Throw in a few resistance exercises, and some stretching and some walking, and you have a good fitness...
09-23-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 960
Posted By gobicycling

Maybe I should read more labels!

Maybe I should read more labels!
09-22-23, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 960
Posted By gobicycling

This is the easiest single track that I have...

This is the easiest single track that I have ridden at age 82. Some of the other areas are more challenging, but this is real close to my house....
09-21-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 960
Posted By gobicycling

I've been doing non-technical single track until...

I've been doing non-technical single track until this last year at 83 yo. I only stopped this year because of changes in my home situation and my need to be 🏡 more. This involved some rocks and sand...
09-18-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By gobicycling

I have Dendriform pulmonary Ossification which...

I have Dendriform pulmonary Ossification which means I have bones in my lungs in a tree-shaped pattern. I rarely have a reading over 90%. This is an orphan disease, maybe a couple hundred people in...
09-13-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,145
Posted By gobicycling

Some folks ride to get away into their own world....

Some folks ride to get away into their own world. Sometimes I do that. Not everyone is jovial or communicative all the time. Also, sometimes I don't hear what people are saying. Why should this be...
09-08-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By gobicycling

I heard that one of the Summit County ski areas...

I heard that one of the Summit County ski areas is opening mid-October (man-made or assisted snow). The weather could be anything. There are no Normals in CO, just averages with a very high standard...
09-07-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,277
Posted By gobicycling

To keep things straight, prostate - an organ...

To keep things straight, prostate - an organ (gland) of the body; prostrate - lying face down.
09-06-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,011
Posted By gobicycling

Well they are as cool as you'd like in summer you...

Well they are as cool as you'd like in summer you can wear them without socks.
09-06-23, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,011
Posted By gobicycling

Cycling sandals are Shimano with cleats on the...

Cycling sandals are Shimano with cleats on the bottom. They have steel in the sole. You can use it just like regular bicycle shoes and with the proper socks they are quite warm in the winter. I have...
08-31-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,011
Posted By gobicycling

I was at 197 lb 25 years ago, 160 today! I have...

I was at 197 lb 25 years ago, 160 today! I have purposely lost the weight.
08-31-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,011
Posted By gobicycling

Your time will come,,😆

Your time will come,,😆
08-30-23, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,011
Posted By gobicycling

Here I am in 1998: ...

Here I am in 1998:
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08-30-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,011
Posted By gobicycling

Consistent exercise results

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Me it almost 84, one month to go.
For all you 50-year-old...
08-26-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,277
Posted By gobicycling

ILTB and others. I think my viewpoint is well...

ILTB and others. I think my viewpoint is well known. Exercise-wise, I do what I enjoy. Right now we are going through some medical challenges with my wife, almost 86yo. This takes a lot of time and...
08-08-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,138
Posted By gobicycling

At the direction of my physical therapist, I am...

At the direction of my physical therapist, I am doing a lot of work with resistance bands. It's amazing how much effort you can put into one of the heavier duty bands.
I carry a set with me on my...
08-07-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,548
Posted By gobicycling

247 many many years ago, now consistently at 160...

247 many many years ago, now consistently at 160 to 163. Eat a lot of fruit, use small plates for meals, get lots of exercise. Wife and I always share a restaurant meal. Due to allergies there's many...
08-04-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,160
Posted By gobicycling

So, ILTB, I'm interested in what you would like...

So, ILTB, I'm interested in what you would like us to discuss, instead of performance and similar issues, for that 5% or even for a larger percentage of topics? I too am not interested anymore in...
08-02-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By gobicycling

Great news, keep it up. Us over 80 folks have to...

Great news, keep it up. Us over 80 folks have to set a good example!
08-02-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,376
Posted By gobicycling

I started bicycling at age 58. I mean that was...

I started bicycling at age 58. I mean that was from zero. 4 months later I did most of Ride The Rockies in Colorado. That included about 3 hundred plus miles of riding, climbing several passes, etc....
07-30-23, 05:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,347
Posted By gobicycling

There is probably some way to convert the effort...

There is probably some way to convert the effort I make in swimming and the effort I make in walking to an equivalent bicycle miles of some sort or other. But why? The only thing I am interested in...
07-29-23, 02:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,073
Posted By gobicycling

Well here I am at 83 not riding an ebike. I'm...

Well here I am at 83 not riding an ebike. I'm slow, have no group to keep up with except my shadow. I have chosen trails and ways to ride off the main routes and have absolutely no desire to be a...
06-01-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,590
Posted By gobicycling

Many of us have challenges that limit or slow us...

Many of us have challenges that limit or slow us down. Right now I have dendriform pulmonary ossification, an orphan disease, cardiac hypertension, which is entirely different than regular...
05-22-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,717
Posted By gobicycling

Well keep on patting yourself on the back. It is...

Well keep on patting yourself on the back. It is good exercise. Life changes as we age despite our best intentions. My wife h recently started having collapsing episodes where she loses all...
04-18-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By gobicycling

my wife bicycles at 85. Regular two-wheel bike,...

my wife bicycles at 85. Regular two-wheel bike, low entry.
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.
04-13-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,196
Posted By gobicycling

I have been on blood thinners for a number of...

I have been on blood thinners for a number of years now, and don't let being on them influence my riding choices or locations. I think too much is made of the supposed dangers of blood thinners....
04-11-23, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By gobicycling

Classic kidney stone. I've had many but none in...

Classic kidney stone. I've had many but none in the past 20 years. Get into a doctor. Nothing to do with your bicycle riding.
04-08-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,196
Posted By gobicycling

If it's easier not to, then take the easy route...

If it's easier not to, then take the easy route and don't. That means don't post any more ridiculous diagnoses and your take on blood pressure, which is based on??. You fashion yourself an expert,...
03-15-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By gobicycling

A Long Winter, and Finally!

YES - after a long winter of medical this, medical that, months of ice and snow on the roads, leading to an inability to bike, today it was near 70, and, with some apprehension, I got on my mountain...
03-11-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,171
Posted By gobicycling

Welcome from an 83-year-old who rides older bikes...

Welcome from an 83-year-old who rides older bikes with his wife who is 85 when they can. We also swim and walk and live in Colorado. Enjoy the forum.
03-10-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By gobicycling

https://www.northwestern.edu/magazine/fall2014/cam...

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03-01-23, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By gobicycling

Pleased w/Lab Results

I have had several friends (including bicyclists) dead or dying from stage 4 prostate cancer at about my age (83yo). So, I was pleased that at my annual physical, my PSA went from 1.4 to .84. Also,...
02-28-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,762
Posted By gobicycling

Ha ha h - run,?? At 83? Maybe 4 yards before...

Ha ha h - run,?? At 83? Maybe 4 yards before tripping all over myself!
01-14-23, 01:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,760
Posted By gobicycling

that's what my sister has always said. But things...

that's what my sister has always said. But things happen in little chunks and little pieces, and it's pretty hard to determine where on that slippery slope you want to make your choice. There are...
01-14-23, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,343
Posted By gobicycling

Have your wife unknowingly call that number....

Have your wife unknowingly call that number. Should be a big surprise! Then standby while she files divorce papers.:)
01-10-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By gobicycling

Eply Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver to Treat BPPV Vertigo - YouTube
01-10-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By gobicycling

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo
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01-09-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By gobicycling

A few years back, I had an attack of vertigo...

A few years back, I had an attack of vertigo which left me crawling on the floor, and then using a walker to get around. I called my doc and he said to wait for a while. In the meantime I found this...
01-07-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,230
Posted By gobicycling

They spend an awful lot of time standing, not...

They spend an awful lot of time standing, not sitting on the seat. And there are intervals of high-speed spins and low speed spins and high resistance and low resistance.
01-06-23, 05:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,230
Posted By gobicycling

It makes no sense to me to turn the music volume...

It makes no sense to me to turn the music volume up to max and then have to yell over the loudspeaker. I hate that. Additionally, our spin bikes are monitored with a display available to the...
01-03-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,147
Posted By gobicycling

There is a whole Facebook group of bicyclists...

There is a whole Facebook group of bicyclists over 80. They have close to a thousand members, and these guys really ride, much more than I do or can. They're beyond me in skill and endurance.
01-01-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,052
Posted By gobicycling

I do 20 dips as low as my shoulders will let me....

I do 20 dips as low as my shoulders will let me. I do my stretches, 20 push-ups and my plank after my swimming. Sorry, I have no one to video me, and don't care to do that anyway.
12-29-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,289
Posted By gobicycling

Many, many years ago I was at 247, last year at...

Many, many years ago I was at 247, last year at 174 right now at 163 and I'm happy. I'll probably try to get to 160, but I don't really care. Went from a 38-40 waist to 33-34"
12-20-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,052
Posted By gobicycling

Thanks for the reminder. I used to do TRX and...

Thanks for the reminder. I used to do TRX and have stopped. I need to start it again.
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12-20-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,052
Posted By gobicycling

Yes, at 83 I do a regular series of strength...

Yes, at 83 I do a regular series of strength training using a variety of resistance items. I put together my own set that I do every two to three days. This includes dips on a dip bar, some weights,...
12-15-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By gobicycling

Old program for old guys and gals! It works for...

Old program for old guys and gals! It works for me.
12-15-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By gobicycling

There is a 60 plus Facebook group, a 65 - 100 +...

There is a 60 plus Facebook group, a 65 - 100 + Facebook group, a 70 and an 80 all on Facebook. There is also a huge 50 plus forum on Facebook, with about 30,000 participants. I moderate the 65 to...
11-09-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,147
Posted By gobicycling

I'm very fortunate and that my hips and knees are...

I'm very fortunate and that my hips and knees are all in great shape and natural
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