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05-21-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go...

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go when a thunderstorm rolled in. Got soaked but that’s life on a bike. Pics prior to the storm

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05-21-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 921
Posted By rsbob

we have a winner!

we have a winner!
05-21-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,006
Posted By rsbob

Hang in there and you are doing the right thing. ...

Hang in there and you are doing the right thing. Several studies have shown that getting out in nature (hiking, cycling, skiing, going to a lake/ocean/river) have positive and restorative effects. ...
05-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

As a matter of fact, it DID cross the road with...

As a matter of fact, it DID cross the road with my help since it escaped from its farm, so I helped it get home without getting run over or taken by a wild beasty. With any luck it also escaped the...
05-19-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast. ...

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast.
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05-19-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By rsbob

Skepticism is always healthy. Finding double...

Skepticism is always healthy. Finding double blind studies, the gold standard in my opinion, will take more time than I am willing to invest. There are many studies on the positive effects of...
05-19-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Sorry to hear about your back. The pain can be...

Sorry to hear about your back. The pain can be excruciating and long lived. Hope it heals quickly. (Been there)
05-19-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 921
Posted By rsbob

Front flasher rear flasher/radar cadence ...

Front flasher
rear flasher/radar
cadence
wheel speed
garmin head unit
HRM

0 in my bike
05-19-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Come on out to North Bend where you can really...

Come on out to North Bend where you can really feel the wind. I lived in Seattle for years and there is a stark difference in wind and rain out here in the sticks. I decided to pull about 4 wheel...
05-18-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 882
Posted By rsbob

A heart monitor will alert you to your heart...

A heart monitor will alert you to your heart racing when it shouldn’t be, so in a way it will alert you to seek care, but not prevent. Apple watches and others are more sophisticated devices can...
05-18-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By rsbob

I sure don’t either, besides it hurts my...

I sure don’t either, besides it hurts my shoulders when that happens.
05-18-22, 08:45 PM
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Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

OK I am going to break (brake, for the grammar...

OK I am going to break (brake, for the grammar police) my rule and tell all y’all how far I rode today, so, drum roll please…………………0. Questionable weather (whether) with trees coming down due to...
05-18-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

40 at 40 should give you a net 60. Just sayin

40 at 40 should give you a net 60. Just sayin
05-17-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Now you have been outed as Scott from Sandy-Lego,...

Now you have been outed as Scott from Sandy-Lego, Where did Ooga-booga come from? Alter ego? Maybe I should change my name to ooga-chucka
05-17-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Did my standard mileage today, more than 1 and...

Did my standard mileage today, more than 1 and less than 100, but with 2300’ climbing.

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05-17-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

Sorry but it was a case of mistaken identity. You...

Sorry but it was a case of mistaken identity. You were never put on the ignore list and I do enjoy your thoughts, wisdom and humor. My apologies.

If you don ‘t want to accept my apology, it’s...
05-16-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 887
Posted By rsbob

Hill-arious!! I definitely would invite you to...

Hill-arious!! I definitely would invite you to my parties.
05-16-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

Ha ha ha! You are a panic. If you would like to...

Ha ha ha! You are a panic. If you would like to fly out, I would be more than happy to take you on a personal guided tour with refreshments.
05-16-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By rsbob

that is impressive power. Way to go.

that is impressive power. Way to go.
05-16-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,962
Posted By rsbob

Happy birthday and a very well done to you and...

Happy birthday and a very well done to you and your fast spouse. At 73, incredible.
05-16-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By rsbob

You will doubtless get responses saying, see a...

You will doubtless get responses saying, see a doctor to determine what is happening and don’t rely on unqualified medical opinions here. So here is my unqualified non-medical opinion based on my...
05-16-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

Often tapping the brakes can be seen as passive...

Often tapping the brakes can be seen as passive aggressive while putting on flashers doesn’t have that connotation - instead, danger ahead. I think most people have been “brake-checked” on time or...
05-15-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,576
Posted By rsbob

In a word, never. Not that it is a conscious...

In a word, never. Not that it is a conscious decision, nothing in my wardrobe matches Celeste green.
05-15-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By rsbob

My wife and I have rented racing bikes in Europe...

My wife and I have rented racing bikes in Europe from LBS. Just took our pedals, helmets and clothing. Worked beautifully. No hassle.
05-15-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By rsbob

Welcome to the forum. A wealth of info to be...

Welcome to the forum. A wealth of info to be found. Enjoy your ride.
05-14-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,704
Posted By rsbob

Moody Blues, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood...

Moody Blues, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, The Doors and so many more, like Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile, Dave Mathews
05-14-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By rsbob

What does turning 50 mean? It means you will get...

What does turning 50 mean? It means you will get countless solicitations from AARP, just to rub it in. For those of us who keep working out/cycling 50 doesn’t feel any different than 40. And 60...
05-14-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,962
Posted By rsbob

I do not have the discipline to take on a formal...

I do not have the discipline to take on a formal training program but do rest days, moderate days, a distance ride and an all out shortish ride weekly. I like to do short sprints all out to get the...
05-14-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,394
Posted By rsbob

I love cycling but always heard that swimming is...

I love cycling but always heard that swimming is the best sport for all around fitness. And a point of contention about stronger bones. Since cycling is non-weight bearing cyclists, at least at the...
05-14-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 887
Posted By rsbob

Just wait when you are so fit that you can climb...

Just wait when you are so fit that you can climb the entire hill out of the saddle in half the time.
05-14-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By rsbob

Can I get a collective “Ewwwwww”?

Can I get a collective “Ewwwwww”?
05-14-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,576
Posted By rsbob

I ride al fresco. A jock strap is just too much.

I ride al fresco. A jock strap is just too much.
05-13-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

OK, have to non-humble brag today. Did 33 miles...

OK, have to non-humble brag today. Did 33 miles at an average speed of 19.2 MPH. Not too horrible for a 67 YO.

...
05-12-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Si. :rolleyes:

Si. :rolleyes:
05-12-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,241
Posted By rsbob

How many ways can one screw up a rear mech? ...

How many ways can one screw up a rear mech? About twenty years ago I knew, or didn’t know, each and every one of them, until Al Gore invented the internet and the Google and the YouTube. Amen
05-12-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

you should try driving on the highways in S...

you should try driving on the highways in S Africa. Situational awareness, front, back, both sides is paramount or you assuredly will die. On a two lane highway, cars pass regardless of oncoming...
05-11-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By rsbob

Now that I have been taking it for awhile and...

Now that I have been taking it for awhile and wearing a HRM pre and during beet root, I am still hitting 170+ BPM but do not feel as winded and seem to recover from long climbs a bit better before...
05-11-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,419
Views: 694,554
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-11-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 300,537
Posted By rsbob

Did an hour and a half today and saw this: ...

Did an hour and a half today and saw this:


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05-11-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

There are differing opinions and then there are...

There are differing opinions and then there are derogatory comments and character assassinations that come with those differences. Those are the ones in question. All others are just fine.
05-11-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,576
Posted By rsbob

Google, Are beheadings painful? I think the...

Google, Are beheadings painful? I think the results will surprise you.
05-10-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,576
Posted By rsbob

All I can think when I read the thread title is,...

All I can think when I read the thread title is, Does the carpet match the drapes.
05-09-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By rsbob

Beautiful moving art

Beautiful moving art
05-09-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,576
Posted By rsbob

The interesting thing about beheadings is that...

The interesting thing about beheadings is that even though the head has been severed, there still is enough blood in the brain to keep the victim conscious for anther 3-5 seconds. Can;t imagine...
05-09-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

Currently up to 27. It has made the board so...

Currently up to 27. It has made the board so much nicer not seeing the arguments and character assassinations. I have read several pleas for civility but nothing changes. Life is too short.
05-09-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,989
Posted By rsbob

Or worse yet; you have been walking around for...

Or worse yet; you have been walking around for half the day with your zipper down!
05-09-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By rsbob

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=plastic+buckle+clips&cr...

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05-09-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,821
Posted By rsbob

I yell at a cyclist every day to keep myself...

I yell at a cyclist every day to keep myself feeling good. Besides, if they never get yelled at, they would never appreciate how good non-yelled at days feel. Just a public service.
05-09-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,576
Posted By rsbob

At least they won’t clash. :roflmao:

At least they won’t clash. :roflmao:
05-09-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,123
Posted By rsbob

You should not go into politics. :p

You should not go into politics. :p
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