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11-12-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By Artmo

Hi Denver, Belated happy birthday! Good to see...

Hi Denver, Belated happy birthday! Good to see you are still active. I still remember that rendezvous in Colorado all those years ago
I am exactly 13 months behind you and my stoker is just ahead of...
10-23-23, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Artmo

Mine is a Boston Scientific L311 332316 dual...

Mine is a Boston Scientific L311 332316 dual lead. Mine is not set to a max, but these days that does not worry me, as i rarely go beyond 120. I did see my HR go to 135 the other day, when I had a...
09-12-23, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 655,025
Posted By Artmo

It is slick. Very easy to fit. Cables are custom...

It is slick. Very easy to fit. Cables are custom length. 30 min for solo and a bit longer for a tandem. I’ve fitted 4 solos and one tandem with no problems.
Range about 35 miles in flat Florida, but...
09-11-23, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 655,025
Posted By Artmo

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08-21-23, 01:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,652
Posted By Artmo

Well, Philly, if itís any comfort for you, in the...

Well, Philly, if itís any comfort for you, in the past 12 or so years we have ridden over 30,000 miles with the original Gates belt on our Macchiato with no problems with belt or BBS.
07-12-23, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By Artmo

Impressive! well done and stay safe

Impressive! well done and stay safe
07-07-23, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Artmo

I think it depends on what size motor you might...

I think it depends on what size motor you might add in the front wheel. If you add one of those big 750W types, then I think removing and replacing it each time would be awkward for one person.

We...
06-14-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,221
Posted By Artmo

When riding in a paceline there's nothing more...

When riding in a paceline there's nothing more annoying than the person in front of you doing pedal-coast-pedal-coast, etc. This can cause contertinaing(?) of the line and is possibly dangerous.
05-09-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By Artmo

"Whom?"

"Whom?"
04-15-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,954
Posted By Artmo

I'm on the other side of 80 and miss the sprints,...

I'm on the other side of 80 and miss the sprints, but adding a Cytronex e-conversion to my half- bike as well as to our tandem has made a world of difference to riding pleasure. No sprinting, but at...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-14-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,972
Posted By Artmo

Definitely not an ideal design. I already tried...

Definitely not an ideal design. I already tried what you suggest, but failed. Have just given both to our friends with instructions!!
Thanks for your time.
11-08-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,259
Posted By Artmo

Good to hear from you, Denver. I'll be 82 next...

Good to hear from you, Denver. I'll be 82 next month and still cycling, but less than we used to. Your other fitness activities make me envious, but I lack your motivation. Best wishes.
08-01-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By Artmo

Beats me why anyone would use only the front...

Beats me why anyone would use only the front brake, unless riding fixed gear. But glad you survived.
05-04-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By Artmo

Had a similar experience during a ride several...

Had a similar experience during a ride several years ago. We were on our annual UK visit and riding our tandem up to a beauty spot, about. 6-mile climb, intending to stop at a pub for lunch down the...
05-04-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,725
Posted By Artmo

I’ve never understood the fairly common...

I’ve never understood the fairly common reluctance to have prostate or colon exams. Surely the minor unpleasantness is far better than the potential consequences and treatment/excision of cancers...
04-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,712
Posted By Artmo

Hmm, Iím 25 years away from it after 30...

Hmm, Iím 25 years away from it after 30 enjoyable, successful years in mid-level management, with a lot of international travel and I, to my surprise, havenít missed it for a second. More time with...
03-19-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,753
Posted By Artmo

No problems at all. Insertion under general...

No problems at all. Insertion under general anesthetic. Transmits data to bedside unit and from there to Heart Center..
Not designed to correct afib. Mine is to keep resting HR above 60, as it had...
12-04-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Artmo

in 3 days I turn 81😊

in 3 days I turn 81😊
11-08-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By Artmo

Haha. I wonder what that protrusion on the down...

Haha. I wonder what that protrusion on the down tube is for?

Beautiful job. How much, if itís not an impolite question?
11-07-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By Artmo

And I thought you were perfect, jppe! My hero!

And I thought you were perfect, jppe! My hero!
11-01-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,124
Posted By Artmo

The OP is a complete numpty . Why replying to...

The OP is a complete numpty . Why replying to them.
10-28-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,433
Posted By Artmo

You or the car?:-)

You or the car?:-)
10-26-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,818
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 636,344
Posted By Artmo

Classic Carl.. That weight loss is really...

Classic Carl.. That weight loss is really impressive and must have taken real commitment! Congratulations!
10-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By Artmo

The older I get, the faster I was, to quote...

The older I get, the faster I was, to quote someone else.
10-12-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By Artmo

You are the inspiration! That is one amazing...

You are the inspiration! That is one amazing story!
10-04-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,235
Posted By Artmo

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The Cytronex system consists of a motor in the front wheel,...
09-14-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,087
Posted By Artmo

81, asthmatic. takes me at least 10 miles to be...

81, asthmatic. takes me at least 10 miles to be breathing easily
08-14-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,490
Views: 938,459
Posted By Artmo

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08-10-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,909
Posted By Artmo

Now 80.5 yr old. Had afib for about 25 years,...

Now 80.5 yr old. Had afib for about 25 years, tried all the meds, 5 cardioversions and two ablations, all with temporary success.
had Reveal Linq monitor implanted in my chest and was monitored...
07-23-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,652
Posted By Artmo

We have the original Gates drive on our 2009 CoMo...

We have the original Gates drive on our 2009 CoMo Macchiato, bought used in 2011 with few miles on it. We have ridden about 30,000 miles and have had to make no adjustments.
06-14-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,475
Posted By Artmo

1957 Maclean Featherweight (London) ...

1957 Maclean Featherweight (London)
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05-03-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,779
Posted By Artmo

My first bike in 1953 in England was a...

My first bike in 1953 in England was a nondescript upright single speed with rod-operated brakes, my second, a brand-new Raleigh Trent Tourist with 3-speed Sturmey Archer hub gear to which I added a...
04-22-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,414
Posted By Artmo

Back tire.

Back tire.
02-26-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,836
Posted By Artmo

Well, Merlin, when your combined ages reach 161,...

Well, Merlin, when your combined ages reach 161, like ours have and you want to ride in a group whose ages are 7-20 years less at 16-19 mph on the flat, you will understand. When we pootle along on...
02-20-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By Artmo

About 10 years ago, when I was about 70, I had a...

About 10 years ago, when I was about 70, I had a nuclear stress test prior to having an ablation for afib. The electrocardiologist told me my calcium number was in the 90th percentile. When I asked...
12-09-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,250
Posted By Artmo

Feels like trucking some days! Stoker is...

Feels like trucking some days!
Stoker is slightly older than me, but don’t tell her I told you.😊
12-08-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,250
Posted By Artmo

161

161
10-16-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,902
Posted By Artmo

I don’t know anyone who has it and we are OK. I...

I don’t know anyone who has it and we are OK. I hope you don’t get it, jppe. Best regards.
09-24-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,047
Posted By Artmo

Age 80 in couple of months. Can still touch my...

Age 80 in couple of months. Can still touch my toes. Riding position 2-3 hasn’t changed much in 65 years. Still riding updated 1957 Maclean Featherweight, when not riding tandem. I don’t do exercises.
09-18-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Artmo

Impressive mileages in unpleasant weather. You...

Impressive mileages in unpleasant weather. You are a tough guy, jppe, and get more handsome with age😊.
07-31-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Artmo

I have had both rotator cuffs done; the surgeries...

I have had both rotator cuffs done; the surgeries were about 15 years apart. I was about your age the first time. After very painful physio initially, I persevered with the three months of exercises...
07-29-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,235
Posted By Artmo

I would suggest you get yourself a simple...

I would suggest you get yourself a simple spirometer from Walmart or Amazon. With this you can measure your lung function see what is considered normal for your age. Iíve suffered from asthma since...
06-21-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 87,027
Posted By Artmo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Comotion Macchiato with Cytronex e- assist And SRAM WiFli wireless shifting.
...
05-09-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,490
Views: 938,459
Posted By Artmo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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For riding together our Comotion Macchiato with Cytronex e- assist...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 19,637
Posted By Artmo

I have similar on my lock screen, which also...

I have similar on my lock screen, which also includes emergency contacts and med info.
03-10-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,700
Posted By Artmo

I would think that anyone outside the US is...

I would think that anyone outside the US is wondering why the OP is asking this question on BF. In any another industrialized country this would not even come into his decision-making as there would...
02-12-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 59,999
Posted By Artmo

As my electro cardiologist told me ďIíve never...

As my electro cardiologist told me ďIíve never heard of a heart exploding! Keep riding unless you feel pain or dizziness.Ē Iím 79, had two ablations, five cardioversions and now have a pacemaker due...
02-03-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Artmo

Looks like fun, but whatís that white stuff?😊

Looks like fun, but whatís that white stuff?😊
11-18-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,851
Posted By Artmo

Iím not a doctor, but from what Iíve read, that...

Iím not a doctor, but from what Iíve read, that seems about right.
11-18-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,851
Posted By Artmo

Who really cares? A low resting HR can be due to...

Who really cares? A low resting HR can be due to fitness, sick sinus syndrome or a combination of both. In my case, at age 78, my resting HR was at 34, but an inserted monitor in my chest indicated...
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