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Forum: Touring
06-03-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

So yeah more data continues to say that both...

So yeah more data continues to say that both formulas are pretty worthless. They suggest that I can go into the red for 20 minutes without much discomfort and recover in a couple minutes. I...
Forum: Touring
06-02-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

That actually is a good mode of operation. The...

That actually is a good mode of operation. The rationale is bogus though. Getting a room now and then is great if you enjoy it and can afford it. Enjoy the pool, hot tub, launry facilities, and...
Forum: Touring
06-01-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

Wow that is interesting. I remember the older...

Wow that is interesting. I remember the older version of this tent. I owned one and it had some nice features, but was a big fail for me for a couple reasons. I wound up selling it for a few reasons....
Forum: Touring
05-30-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

FWIW, I just did a ride with the HR monitor. The...

FWIW, I just did a ride with the HR monitor. The 220-age says MHR is 149. The 208 – 0.7 x age says MHR is 158. The ride data says that I either casually go way into the red and recover really fast...
Forum: Touring
05-29-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

There are a few different ones that do a little...

There are a few different ones that do a little better (MaxHR = 208 – 0.7 x Age is one). They don't take into account that we are individuals and don't conform to any of those formulas. They are...
Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

To some extent I am doing the same by staying in...

To some extent I am doing the same by staying in the range of a desired training zone, but yes my primary goal for it is maximizing training effect.
Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

I have used the monitor mostly to hit target...

I have used the monitor mostly to hit target ranges for workouts. Most often that was to stay in a nice 70-80% aerobic zone, but sometimes a (60-70&) temperate or even (50-60&) low intensity zone. ...
Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

Off topic a bit, but... Do any of you older guys...

Off topic a bit, but... Do any of you older guys user heart rate to guide daily exercise levels? I not as inclined to when I ride these days and certainly don't on tour, but on the rowing machine I...
Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

I thought I was done backpacking and so on at 45....

I thought I was done backpacking and so on at 45. My back was really pretty bad. I bought a huge thick basecamp type thermarest self inflating pad that must have weighed close to 4 pounds. Just what...
Forum: Touring
05-25-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

Great to hear from others especially some who...

Great to hear from others especially some who like Doug64 have a few years on me and are still touring.

I just remembered a guy I met when I was riding the TA. He said he wished he could do what I...
Forum: Touring
05-25-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

Probably all good advice. My tours tend to...

Probably all good advice.

My tours tend to center around the riding. I do keep the plans flexible. Being retired makes it easier, but I never had fixed schedules or fixed end dates for my tours...
Forum: Touring
05-25-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By staehpj1

Aging Tourists

I know quite a few of us are no longer "spring chickens". I am interested in how aging has affected other's touring.

I am about to turn 71 and am blessed with pretty good general overall health....
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