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08-10-22, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jppe

Awesome!!!! I hear ya! Welcome to our humidity!!!...

Awesome!!!! I hear ya! Welcome to our humidity!!! Thereís no escaping it out riding.

Agree with the terrain. While itís not hilly around where I live and train in Piedmont NC I was surprised at...
08-10-22, 02:56 PM
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Posted By jppe

Iíve been away from the forum for a bit. What are...

Iíve been away from the forum for a bit. What are you up to? I recall you wanted to ride sections youíve missedÖÖI rode through there on my XC ride in 2016. Gorgeous area.
07-09-22, 01:36 PM
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Posted By jppe

62 miles with the locals ...

62 miles with the locals


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07-09-22, 10:49 AM
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Posted By jppe

Check this out

On this morningís group ride. No one saw when he picked it up. I donít think Iíve ever seen that happen riding on paved roads.

...
07-09-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By jppe

The house will also be beside the first tee box...

The house will also be beside the first tee box of a golf courseÖÖIím in my 60th year of playing golf so hopefully a little slice of paradise.

BTW, I received the compression boxer shorts and used...
07-08-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 645
Posted By jppe

Well, I have wheels for riding just about...

Well, I have wheels for riding just about everything because I ride everything…….except single track. Both rim brake and disc. Regardless I always opt for lighter weight and durability over aero....
06-28-22, 03:16 PM
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Posted By jppe

A short 25 miler. Recovery involves a brown ale. ...

A short 25 miler. Recovery involves a brown ale.


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06-23-22, 08:47 AM
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Posted By jppe

I do better with regular padded shorts versus...

I do better with regular padded shorts versus bibs. Iíve experienced similar issues as you have with bibs. The key to bibs is getting the correct size and model for the tension on the straps which...
06-21-22, 06:26 PM
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Posted By jppe

Ol Joe doing a good job of promoting the safe...

Ol Joe doing a good job of promoting the safe aspects of cycling.
06-21-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 667
Posted By jppe

RCK, No! No! No! That’s all I have to say.

RCK, No! No! No!

That’s all I have to say.
06-19-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By jppe

The AL frame bikes Iíve had were very harsh...

The AL frame bikes Iíve had were very harsh rides. But one of my carbon bikes was really stiff but not quite as harsh.

For me the 3 big things for back and overall comfort are bike fit, frame...
06-19-22, 02:23 PM
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Posted By jppe

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-16-22, 02:31 PM
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Posted By jppe

Same here but the beard is a really natural look...

Same here but the beard is a really natural look for him.
06-15-22, 07:34 PM
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Views: 461
Posted By jppe

Congratulations on 50!! That’s amazing. With the...

Congratulations on 50!! That’s amazing. With the clouds it looked like a great day for a long ride.

Wow, only 60 participants. That’s unbelievable for a ride like that. With all of our organized...
06-15-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By jppe

When I was riding a lot, doing a shortish ride...

When I was riding a lot, doing a shortish ride (20-30 miles) the day after while pushing really easy gears helped me a lot. I also seemed to do better using a recovery drink immediately after a ride...
06-15-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By jppe

I found this interesting

Pretty good short film. Fella makes a lot of good points within the 6 minutes. A lot of similar messages posted here and it looks like heís one of us.

https://youtu.be/ERJ-cf_ecO4
06-13-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,646
Posted By jppe

Does riding in a group or having others riders on...

Does riding in a group or having others riders on your wheel affect the performance of the radar?
06-09-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By jppe

I just bought some compression shorts just for...

I just bought some compression shorts just for that purpose and will let you know once they get here so I can try them. I plan to remove the mesh from my existing swimsuits and use the compression...
06-04-22, 05:21 PM
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Posted By jppe

67 miles with 32 miles of it with the Saturday...

67 miles with 32 miles of it with the Saturday group of 12. Gorgeous day to ride in NC. really nice to have 60 degree temperatures. I’m wearing the red Pinarello jersey. Probably the oldest rider...
06-02-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,261
Posted By jppe

Extremely interesting. Good stuff. Several...

Extremely interesting. Good stuff.

Several years ago I lost some additional weight thinking it would help me on all the long hilly rides I was doing. It certainly helped my power to weight ratio....
05-26-22, 07:10 AM
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Views: 641
Posted By jppe

If it helps any all of my PR's, longest rides and...

If it helps any all of my PR's, longest rides and greatest cycling memories occurred after the age of 50!!! Of course I didn't start cycling until I was 50 so there you go........
05-25-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By jppe

Awesome!!!!! You make it sound so easy and we all...

Awesome!!!!! You make it sound so easy and we all know theyíre pretty challenging!! But having a group which rides a similar pace makes a huge difference.

First Iíve ever heard of a skewer issue....
05-22-22, 05:44 AM
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Posted By jppe

65 miles before it got too warm. Dropped by one...

65 miles before it got too warm. Dropped by one of our Country Clubs on the way back and talked to a fella Iíve played a lot of golf with. Field are maturingÖÖfresh tar and gravel at the top of a...
05-20-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By jppe

Great story BobbyG!!

Great story BobbyG!!
05-19-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,331
Posted By jppe

Something in beets is on my naughty list for...

Something in beets is on my naughty list for kidney stones. Oxalates maybe???
05-19-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By jppe

Go Nora!! Thanks for sharing Denver. RtR is...

Go Nora!! Thanks for sharing Denver. RtR is headed back to Glenwood Springs next month. We sure had a fun few days there, didn’t we?
05-18-22, 09:01 PM
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Posted By jppe

A 50 miler to the in-laws on some new to me...

A 50 miler to the in-laws on some new to me roads. Temperatures got up into the high 80ís but rehydrated afterwards at an Italian restaurant.

...
05-17-22, 05:48 PM
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Posted By jppe

OP, good to hear your getting some relief. Riding...

OP, good to hear your getting some relief. Riding with locked arms can create shoulder joint issues as well. A lesson I learned after I first started riding and my reach was way too long.

My worst...
05-17-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,740
Posted By jppe

Can’t stay with the A Group anymore plus a big...

Can’t stay with the A Group anymore plus a big appetite

Ride solo and incorporate both meal stops and breweries into the routes
05-17-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By jppe

Amazing and strong riding!!! I bet if you hadn’t...

Amazing and strong riding!!! I bet if you hadn’t stopped so long for the flat tire maybe things might have been different. For me it’s hard to get back going at a hard pace after sitting for that...
05-16-22, 02:27 PM
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Posted By jppe

Ron, where were those pictures taken? We actually...

Ron, where were those pictures taken? We actually went house hunting in Tucson years ago but didnít pull the trigger. Iíve ridden Mt Lemmon to the top and also did the century in el Tour when my...
05-15-22, 08:02 PM
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Posted By jppe

75 mile recovery ride which included a visit with...

75 mile recovery ride which included a visit with Gilbert. He loves apple slices!!

...
05-13-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,542
Posted By jppe

This probably sounds strange but sometimes I'd...

This probably sounds strange but sometimes I'd get knee pain from wearing something covering my knees. I'm not sure why but it would trigger the irritation.....
05-11-22, 03:15 PM
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Posted By jppe

Great 100 miler with ironman brother John Price....

Great 100 miler with ironman brother John Price. Smyrna, GA to Anniston, AL on the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga Trail. Carried our stuff to spend the night then weíll ride back to Smyrna where we...
05-07-22, 04:41 PM
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Posted By jppe

100k with 35 miles of it with a group. I felt...

100k with 35 miles of it with a group. I felt some cycling fitness and skills returning.
05-06-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By jppe

Were you wearing either knee or leg warmers when...

Were you wearing either knee or leg warmers when the pain surfaced?
05-05-22, 06:18 PM
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Posted By jppe

For some reason I thought it would be a good idea...

For some reason I thought it would be a good idea to do a climbing ride just to see where my cycling fitness (or lack there of) currently stands. Since I really havenít ridden as much this year and...
05-03-22, 01:53 PM
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Posted By jppe

I need to do that one.

I need to do that one.
05-03-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,705
Posted By jppe

I rode through Cazenovia in September 2016 on my...

I rode through Cazenovia in September 2016 on my Cross Country ride. It was up and down all day! I think I had 7000í of climbing over 90 miles that day.
...
04-30-22, 07:30 PM
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Posted By jppe

Perfect temperatures in NC today. I ridiculously...

Perfect temperatures in NC today. I ridiculously slow 104 miler but felt good the whole ride. Trying to get the mileage back up.

...
04-27-22, 09:00 PM
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Posted By jppe

Reward after todayís ride. The Porter and onion...

Reward after todayís ride. The Porter and onion rings were worth all the headwinds.

...
04-27-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,705
Posted By jppe

You'll get it done Vic and I look forward to...

You'll get it done Vic and I look forward to hearing about it. 50 doubles is incredible. That has to be in a percentile all by itself.
04-27-22, 10:28 AM
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Posted By jppe

I didnít know there was a bike shop in Locust....

I didnít know there was a bike shop in Locust. Iíll have to check it out.

I didnít visit when you were on Lower RR. Thatís a lot of flips!

Traffic has picked up everywhere around here. Houses...
04-26-22, 04:01 PM
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Posted By jppe

I was riding out your way yesterday. I've ridden...

I was riding out your way yesterday. I've ridden all the roads around Locust over the years. Who would have thought there would be all that growth in Locust.....sometimes I'll fight the traffic on...
04-26-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,661
Posted By jppe

Amen on the helmet. When you go down like that...

Amen on the helmet. When you go down like that there's no way to hold your head so it won't smack the ground. I tried to keep my head from hitting the pavement once in a similar crash and quickly...
04-24-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,705
Posted By jppe

Man, I’m really struggling with the motivation...

Man, I’m really struggling with the motivation this year. I used to plan my year around events but the saddle time and miles just aren’t there right now. Several other priorities in play. I’m still...
04-24-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,691
Posted By jppe

Close pass. One fingered greeting hanging out the...

Close pass. One fingered greeting hanging out the window. I guess they didnít like me riding on their road or just performing for the camera???

At least it was just a smaller S10 and not the...
04-24-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By jppe

Good deal. I find a lot of enjoyment exploring...

Good deal. I find a lot of enjoyment exploring new areas on a bike. Week long tours are the best.
04-24-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,661
Posted By jppe

I stripped out the small very inner tubing in...

I stripped out the small very inner tubing in cable housing, about 4í in length. When I change internally routed cables now, I just slide the small tubing over the cable to be removed, and then pull...
04-16-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By jppe

There certainly is!! But thatís the original...

There certainly is!! But thatís the original tube which flatted.
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