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04-17-24, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 957
Posted By pepperbelly

I went from 305 to 227 last year from the first...

I went from 305 to 227 last year from the first of February to the first of September by trying to keep my carb intake to under 20 per day. My weight loss flattened off and I actually gained some...
04-17-24, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 957
Posted By pepperbelly

Slower pace? Iím 65, overweight and out of shape....

Slower pace? Iím 65, overweight and out of shape. Basically Iím a sloth!😄
I am going to add carbs an hour or so before riding but I want to do good carbs. I have had several people mention oatmeal.
04-17-24, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 957
Posted By pepperbelly

I called my cardiologist. He said to not worry...

I called my cardiologist. He said to not worry about it. It's expected and normal as long as it comes back up, which it does.
Thanks guys!
04-17-24, 02:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,500
Posted By pepperbelly

Rode 12 miles today with my original saddle...

Rode 12 miles today with my original saddle mounted. I still need to tweak it a little but itís close to being adjusted. I mounted it with about a half bubble nose up using a 6Ē torpedo level.
My...
04-16-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By pepperbelly

12 mile ride around a local lake. The bushes...

12 mile ride around a local
lake. The bushes are starting seed or whatever they do. I have loved that smell since I was a kid. I love spring!
04-15-24, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 477,629
Posted By pepperbelly

This is getting absurd. Iím out!

This is getting absurd. Iím out!
04-15-24, 09:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,500
Posted By pepperbelly

I forgot that I replaced my original saddle with...

I forgot that I replaced my original saddle with this Cobb because my butt was hurting when I first started riding. I got it set pretty well then decided to install my original Specialized saddle...
04-15-24, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 477,629
Posted By pepperbelly

Have you noticed that absolutely nobody agrees...

Have you noticed that absolutely nobody agrees with you?
Does that make you stop and rethink your position or do you think everyone is out of step but you?
04-13-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pepperbelly

And inclines into the wind are just not right!

And inclines into the wind are just not right!
04-13-24, 08:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pepperbelly

That sounds like where I rode yesterday. The...

That sounds like where I rode yesterday. The Trinity River really funnels the wind.
04-13-24, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,500
Posted By pepperbelly

I went in my garage just now and made 2...

I went in my garage just now and made 2 adjustments.
When I checked my seat with a torpedo level it was nose down. I adjusted it to level. I can fine tune it from there.
I also rotated the bars...
04-13-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,500
Posted By pepperbelly

Not enough on both.

Not enough on both.
04-12-24, 04:01 PM
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Views: 477,629
Posted By pepperbelly

The skull on the sides is thin enough that you...

The skull on the sides is thin enough that you can fracture your skull if you fall over while stopped and hit a curb.
Helmets donít make you invulnerable but they greatly increase your chances of...
04-08-24, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By pepperbelly

Well that was a learning experience

I finally got out to ride today. The path around a local lake has a lot of up and down, sharp curves and several humped bridges with posts at each end and 90* turned before or after. It isnít a place...
04-08-24, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By pepperbelly

Got out this afternoon after the eclipse to ride...

Got out this afternoon after the eclipse to ride around a local lake. Itís only about 6 miles per loop so I did 2 laps- one in each direction.
I didnít buy my new kit for this but I liked wearing...
04-02-24, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,083
Posted By pepperbelly

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2013 Roubaix Comp
03-29-24, 07:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By pepperbelly

I will be on my bike somewhere tomorrow. It's...

I will be on my bike somewhere tomorrow. It's supposed to be really nice.
03-24-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

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03-24-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

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03-22-24, 05:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

I turned 18 in Ď76 and think I had the best, and...

I turned 18 in Ď76 and think I had the best, and the worst, music. I like Pink Floyd, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and others. I wasnít into every Pink Floyd song but I like most of them.
I also like that...
03-22-24, 05:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

Itís about Time. 😎

Itís about Time. 😎
03-22-24, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

The front and back of the jersey match the album...

The front and back of the jersey match the album cover. Itís supposed to be like that.
03-22-24, 01:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

It's a pretty good looking jersey. I loved that...

It's a pretty good looking jersey. I loved that album ever since it came out-snd all of the others.
I may not be the fastest old guy on the trail but I will be the coolest! Especially with the...
03-22-24, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5274_0fe292fa43f1a7da5154b7d985c9c49b6ab21e48.jpeg...
03-22-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By pepperbelly

New old guy jersey

After reading the long thread about old guys in team jerseys I thought I would post a pic of my latest purchase.
How is this for cool?
...
03-20-24, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By pepperbelly

The advice to not wait was way too late. I will...

The advice to not wait was way too late. I will just ride and see what happens.
If chain wear accelerates I will replace it sooner than expected. I was worried more about the sprockets.
03-19-24, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By pepperbelly

Lol. I thought I invented something!😎

Lol. I thought I invented something!😎
03-19-24, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By pepperbelly

It made washing it easy too. I rode thru some wet...

It made washing it easy too. I rode thru some wet silt that was across the path for about 40í. The stuff was everywhere.
03-19-24, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By pepperbelly

Lube chain without getting on my knees

I donít have a work stand-yet. Today when I put my bike on the carrier mounted on the spare tire on my jeep I saw the chain looked a little dry.
Instead of taking it back to the garage to lube it...
03-19-24, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By pepperbelly

Thanks for telling me what I want to hear!😎

Thanks for telling me what I want to hear!😎
03-12-24, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By pepperbelly

I have an apple watch 8.

I have an apple watch 8.
03-11-24, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By pepperbelly

Cycling app?

I have been using Map My Ride for a while. I chose it just because it was free. It maps ok but I have doubts about the accuracy of the stays. The other day while riding a local paved trail I saw at...
03-10-24, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By pepperbelly

Not beta blockers-amlodipine 10mg and...

Not beta blockers-amlodipine 10mg and losartan100mg.
03-10-24, 12:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,546
Posted By pepperbelly

Salisbury steak was good but I really liked...

Salisbury steak was good but I really liked chicken pot pie.
03-08-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By pepperbelly

If I canít get to the level I want I will just be...

If I canít get to the level I want I will just be content with rec riding no matter how fast or how far.
03-07-24, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By pepperbelly

I forgot to measure but I did take pics. I will...

I forgot to measure but I did take pics. I will measure asap.
03-07-24, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By pepperbelly

Iím just not happy with how my body responds now...

Iím just not happy with how my body responds now at 65.
I will see how a change in diet changes my performance.
03-07-24, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By pepperbelly

What makes me mad is that I used to be an athlete.

What makes me mad is that I used to be an athlete.
03-06-24, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By pepperbelly

Starting over-again

After not doing much this winter I am out riding again and going to the gym for an indoor ride when the weather is bad.
Yesterday and today I rode a paved trail around a local lake. Itís a 6 mile...
03-02-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By pepperbelly

The answers I am getting is why I ask here...

The answers I am getting is why I ask here instead of just going to a shop.
Thanks guys!
02-20-24, 02:52 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

It's warm here in Fort Worth too. I use flat...

It's warm here in Fort Worth too.
I use flat pedal and some Fila athletic shoes that have a mostly mesh upper. I wear bibs and a jersey- just for the pocket, for now. Once it gets really warm I...
02-01-24, 05:05 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

Red is the best cape color!

Red is the best cape color!
01-21-24, 12:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,275
Posted By pepperbelly

I fogging is a problem I have a cheap fix. ...

I fogging is a problem I have a cheap fix.
When I scuba dive I have to defog my mask. There are commercial products for this but wiping the inside with a small amount of baby shampoo works very...
01-14-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

Look up a song by the Snake Oil Willie Band ĒI...

Look up a song by the Snake Oil Willie Band
ĒI donít look good naked anymore!Ē
01-12-24, 10:27 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

I love it! Arr!

I love it! Arr!
01-12-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

I have. I want what I saw on a tee shirt on...

I have. I want what I saw on a tee shirt on Roatan when I dove at Anthonyís Key Resort. I kick myself in the butt for not buying it.
Itís a skull and crossed swords with the words around it saying ď...
01-12-24, 09:44 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

Oh! Oh! I want a pirate jersey!

Oh! Oh! I want a pirate jersey!
01-12-24, 09:46 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,018
Posted By pepperbelly

Nothing about them bothers me!😎

Nothing about them bothers me!😎
01-06-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,546
Posted By pepperbelly

My arm finally stopped hurting. The only thing I...

My arm finally stopped hurting. The only thing I can think of is I had a small muscle tear.
The weather started getting bad and I havenít been back out yet but the indoor bike at the gym didnít...
12-30-23, 03:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,275
Posted By pepperbelly

I was wanting ideas from other riders to get some...

I was wanting ideas from other riders to get some ideas. I will be trying different things.
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