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06-02-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 959
Posted By gobicycling

Don't forget that your body is losing muscular...

Don't forget that your body is losing muscular strength every year as you grow older and you need to be sure to have strengthening exercises in your regimen. Particularly upper body strengthening,...
05-26-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By gobicycling

Before long, you will wonder how you had time to...

Before long, you will wonder how you had time to work!!
05-25-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By gobicycling

Just think, in only 30 years you'll be eligible...

Just think, in only 30 years you'll be eligible to post on the 80 plus bicycle forum on Facebook.
Of course, by then, I'll be posting on the 110 Plus forum.
05-21-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By gobicycling

My wife and I have ridden that exact road several...

My wife and I have ridden that exact road several times in Saguaro National Park East. It's a beautiful ride.
05-19-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By gobicycling

For a first try at a 50 plus with folks from all...

For a first try at a 50 plus with folks from all across the country ride, it went pretty well. There were some glitches, but they tend to fade into the past. Some very different personalities to try...
05-18-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,578
Posted By gobicycling

There is a Facebook forum of hundreds of folks...

There is a Facebook forum of hundreds of folks cycling in their '80s. Research has shown that folks who cycle regularly and push into their '80s can have the fitness level as measured by various...
05-18-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,578
Posted By gobicycling

Ànd the 82 Plus guidelines? Well, I am seeking...

Ànd the 82 Plus guidelines? Well, I am seeking medical Care three times this week. Make sure you have good docs.
05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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05-14-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching 85

Nora, my Wife, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human...
05-09-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By gobicycling

I'll be 83 in November, my wife will be 85, and...

I'll be 83 in November, my wife will be 85, and we both still ride non electric bikes. Enough said.
12-30-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,020
Posted By gobicycling

There is a tendency on all sorts of surveys to...

There is a tendency on all sorts of surveys to disregard information and input from older folks. I called my town about their community survey which said 65 Plus, ignoring transportation, recreation,...
12-30-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,037
Posted By gobicycling

And when people start calling you "young man,"...

And when people start calling you "young man," "Dearie," and "sweetie."
12-18-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,745
Posted By gobicycling

And I have bone growing in my lungs! We need to...

And I have bone growing in my lungs! We need to get this bone growing thing stopped. My fancy name is dendriform pulmonary ossification.
12-13-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By gobicycling

Informational, and I got a lot of good ideas from...

Informational, and I got a lot of good ideas from this group about coverage and what to present. So I just thought I'd show what the final result was. Not meant to advertise as I doubt anyone in this...
12-13-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By gobicycling

Those three Victorian sessions are actually one...

Those three Victorian sessions are actually one 45 minute excellent movie on Victorian bicycling in denver, broken up into three sections. It's a really great video and available on Amazon. Thanks...
12-12-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,670
Posted By gobicycling

100 minus your age is the correct formula. For me...

100 minus your age is the correct formula. For me that would be 100 - 82 equaling 18 miles. That's much more to my liking!
12-12-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By gobicycling

this is not a course for bicycle riders. This is...

this is not a course for bicycle riders. This is a course for non bicycle riders who want to learn more about bicycle riding who are in their 60s 70s and '80s. The first lines of the course...
12-12-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By gobicycling

this is not a course for bicycle riders. This is...

this is not a course for bicycle riders. This is a course for non bicycle riders who want to learn more about bicyclist and bicycle riding who are in their 60s 70s and '80s.
12-12-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By gobicycling

Bicycle Class

The Bicycle Course I am Teaching is now official. (It will be taught in mid March and April - 5 1.5 hour sessions.)
Course description:
The Wonderful World of Bicycling and Bicyclists NEW!...
11-25-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By gobicycling

at 82, still able to swing my leg over the saddle...

at 82, still able to swing my leg over the saddle for both mounting and dismounting. And, I have very short legs, taking the 29 inseam. I have friends who can no longer do that. I feel lucky. I also...
11-18-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,265
Posted By gobicycling

Hi from Parker, you are absolutely amazing! My...

Hi from Parker, you are absolutely amazing! My best wishes to you.
11-17-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,265
Posted By gobicycling

At 82yo, for many years I have always tried for a...

At 82yo, for many years I have always tried for a well rounded fitness program, which includes bicycling, swimming, walking, resistance exercises, stretching, body metrics ,(,I.e.
​​​BP,...
11-15-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,383
Posted By gobicycling

My wife has tremendous and severe daily pain for...

My wife has tremendous and severe daily pain for 15 years from the effects of permanent nerve damage from shingles. It's called post herpetic neuralgia. Nothing can be done we've tried every single...
11-10-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By gobicycling

That's really scary. We've had two modernas and...

That's really scary. We've had two modernas and just last month the booster. We think we'll start wearing the mask again in stores. I have reduced oxygen level anyway because of a lung disease.
...
11-07-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,680
Posted By gobicycling

Well here's another one for you, Dendriform...

Well here's another one for you, Dendriform Pulmonary Ossification. That's 10 times or maybe 100 or 1,000 times more rare than trigeminal neuralgia. It's called an orphan disease and only a few...
10-31-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,680
Posted By gobicycling

I am a fellow trigeminal Neuralgia sufferer. ...

I am a fellow trigeminal Neuralgia sufferer.

I'll be 82 in November have gone through a microvascular decompression and two gamma knife procedures. Currently off meds, but I feel a few tingles now...
10-30-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 64,093
Posted By gobicycling

Or the smiles given!

Or the smiles given!
10-29-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,273
Posted By gobicycling

My sister's 87 going on 88 and uses the internet...

My sister's 87 going on 88 and uses the internet just fine. There's a whole group of 80 plus cyclists, 650 of them, on Facebook, all using the internet. My wife is 84 (and bicycles) and uses it just...
10-18-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,141
Posted By gobicycling

Stapfam got cancer, now involved with VW...

Stapfam got cancer, now involved with VW caravans. Billydonn died. Digitalgee moved to Reno and tried to get back into cycling, but seems to have failed. I admin a thriving FB group of 65-100+, and...
10-12-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,680
Posted By gobicycling

82 next month. Love and ride my 1999 Lemond...

82 next month. Love and ride my 1999 Lemond Buenos Aires. But I no longer use the drops. I will not be buying another bike. I also have the 2006 Specialized mountain bike. I ride this casually and...
10-11-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,604
Posted By gobicycling

In the past, I have been able to find a person to...

In the past, I have been able to find a person to ride with who rides at my speed which is very very slow. We stop and look at things and just take our time and don't worry about any average speed....
10-11-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,604
Posted By gobicycling

Ride, ride, and ride some more. It all counts....

Ride, ride, and ride some more. It all counts. The important thing is to enjoy it. Are there others there you could ride with?
10-10-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By gobicycling

Summary at 82yo

Next month I will be 82yo. About 40-50% of high school friends are no longer with us. I put together a listing of all the "ailments" I have accumulated and are pretty much still with me, one way or...
10-08-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,963
Posted By gobicycling

These types are everywhere. Today I was driving...

These types are everywhere. Today I was driving my car at an appropriate rate of speed for the traffic and a sharp turn into a pharmacy parking lot which has a tricky low cement barrier that I and...
10-08-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,254
Posted By gobicycling

Swimming about 35 to 45 minutes four to five...

Swimming about 35 to 45 minutes four to five times a week, a lot of walking, bicycling, a home gym with a variety of weights and bands, and daily stretching does it for me at almost 82 years old
10-05-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By gobicycling

Not this time, but garter and bull snakes are...

Not this time, but garter and bull snakes are quite common. Our trails have signs that say "brake for snakes".
10-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By gobicycling

Golden ride today

Started this morning about 8:15 and it was 52 Fahrenheit. Some of our leaves are turning gold, and I got some pictures. And, as always a picture of yours truly so I can reassure myself that I am...
10-03-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By gobicycling

I'll be 82 shortly. Still cycling, walking, and...

I'll be 82 shortly. Still cycling, walking, and swimming, sometimes all three in one day, plus I throw in resistive exercises and stretching.
09-10-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,989
Posted By gobicycling

Yes, that was the point of my post. I was and am...

Yes, that was the point of my post. I was and am no longer a Clyde. Perhaps inspiring to someone else a bit overweight?
09-10-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,989
Posted By gobicycling

At one time I was 6'. Now 5'10.5" (We all seem to...

At one time I was 6'. Now 5'10.5" (We all seem to shrink). I bicycle, swim ( a lot), , walk, do resistance exercises (weights, etc.) and stretch a lot.
08-28-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,775
Posted By gobicycling

Well you did get political about it. This post...

Well you did get political about it. This post doesn't belong here.
08-25-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,365
Posted By gobicycling

1999 Lemond BA - bought new, rode it today (I am...

1999 Lemond BA - bought new, rode it today (I am in my lower 80's) 3 x 9 STI, replaced rims, higher stem. Couldn't find the red tint MAVIC rims - but they were not great, anyway. (and those are...
08-25-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,989
Posted By gobicycling

From 247 to 165 over many years

Yesterday, in my low 80's (age), I weighed 165 lbs. It has taken many years, starting at 247 maybe 35 years ago, but that is the lowest I have weighed since I was about 30 years old. Just slow and...
08-25-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,880
Posted By gobicycling

Individuals with disabilities have a particularly...

Individuals with disabilities have a particularly hard time on the medical hospital issue. Some MDS think that someone else's life is not of a high enough quality to work hard to save them. My son is...
08-25-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By gobicycling

I also do a tremendous amount of weight lifting,...

I also do a tremendous amount of weight lifting, stretching and other resistance exercises. The other day I did 85 push-ups in 3 minutes, including a couple of rest stops. Stretching and resistance...
08-25-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By gobicycling

Thank you, that is very nice. I was feeling a bit...

Thank you, that is very nice. I was feeling a bit low, and you boosted me. There is a Facebook group for bicyclists 80 years and older who do amazing things. I don't belong to that, as I am the...
08-25-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26,314
Views: 2,831,274
Posted By gobicycling

Here I am almost 82yo. Nice ride today. Here are...

Here I am almost 82yo. Nice ride today. Here are some pictures....
08-25-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By gobicycling

Good idea but I am a solo rider. And I don't...

Good idea but I am a solo rider. And I don't drink beer. So, maybe someone else can use your ideas.
08-25-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By gobicycling

You are most welcome. Please let me know what you...

You are most welcome. Please let me know what you do and how it goes.
08-24-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,729
Posted By gobicycling

Also a long time 24/7 trigeminal neuralgia...

Also a long time 24/7 trigeminal neuralgia sufferer. Had a MVD - lasted 3 years. I went through all the meds (I was so overdosed, I was trembling),
ended up with a gamma knife procedure, which...
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