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07-03-17, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Friday, 6/30: 24.1 miles. Sunday, 7/2: 24.1...

Friday, 6/30: 24.1 miles.
Sunday, 7/2: 24.1 miles
This morning: Weight training; 20 min./12k on the stationary
06-27-17, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning: Recumbent stationary bike: 25...

This morning:
Recumbent stationary bike: 25 min., 7.78 miles
Stationary bike: 20 min., 11.3k
06-26-17, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Saturday, 6/24: 27.1 miles. HARD headwind going...

Saturday, 6/24: 27.1 miles. HARD headwind going out, nice tailwind (I like to ride FAST) coming back.


This morning: Weight training then 20 min./11.4k on the stationary bike.
06-23-17, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Cross, if I understood him correctly.

Cross, if I understood him correctly.
06-22-17, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Another friend in an accident

Man! This nonsense has gotta stop!


I visited another bike riding friend in the hospital yesterday. Two days ago he got pasted on a ride. Long story, Reader's Digest version: He was making a...
06-22-17, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Well, haven't posted in awhile. Last Saturday...

Well, haven't posted in awhile.
Last Saturday (6/17), after not having been riding for awhile: 24.4 miles.
Monday, 6/19: Weight training, then 20 min. on the stationary bike.
Tuesday, 6/20: 20...
05-22-17, 12:17 PM
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Views: 3,399
Posted By Blues Rider

Re. the mental illness question, the woman's son...

Re. the mental illness question, the woman's son went public a day or two after the incident and talked about the woman's history of bipolar disorder. He said she has been known to black out when...
05-22-17, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Saturday, 5/20: 26 miles. Road bike. ...

Saturday, 5/20: 26 miles. Road bike.


Yesterday, Sunday, 5/21: 3.3 miles with my son. Old rusty single-speed cruiser.


This morning: 20 min./6.9 miles, stationary.
05-22-17, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Well, my spandex butt isn't "little" by any...

Well, my spandex butt isn't "little" by any standard. Just saying'. And I'll have to average about 10 more MPH to be even close to being a "Tour de Francer".


Anyway, on blacktops outside of...
05-22-17, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Yea, I see your point. In this case, you're...

Yea, I see your point. In this case, you're right, of course. It's a reminder to me, though, to be mindful and cautious.


I rode that stretch of road on Saturday where my friend was hit,...
05-11-17, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

PLEASE Ride Carefully!

As I was browsing FB last night, I saw that a group ride friend had been run over by a woman in an SUV while he was riding on a country road. He is now in the hospital with a fractured leg, arm and...
05-09-17, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning: 45 min. on the stationary bike at...

This morning:
45 min. on the stationary bike at the Y--15.5 miles.
05-08-17, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

One weekend ride--24 miles Saturday afternoon. ...

One weekend ride--24 miles Saturday afternoon. BEAUTIFUL day, if a tad windy. Averaged 14.8 mph, which for me is a LOT faster than previous rides.


This morning:
Weight training
Stationary...
05-01-17, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Crummy, crummy CRUMMY riding weather this past...

Crummy, crummy CRUMMY riding weather this past weekend. So, Saturday, no ride.


Sunday, still crummy. Rode indoors, on the stationary bike at the Y.
50 minutes, 17.7 miles.


This morning,...
04-24-17, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Mornin'! Saturday, 4/22: 22.6 miles, beautiful...

Mornin'!
Saturday, 4/22: 22.6 miles, beautiful day but a STIFF wind, so slow-ish.
Sunday, 4/23: Yard and garden work. (Hey, it burns calories!)
This morning, 4/24:
Stationary bike (after...
04-19-17, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Monday, 4/17: With my son (12), on my clunky,...

Monday, 4/17:
With my son (12), on my clunky, rusty old one-speed (I LOVE that bike!): 20 min., 3.3 miles, 9.7 ave. mph.
Tuesday, 4/18:
Stationary bike (after 31 min. on the stairmill): 15 min.,...
04-17-17, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Sunday, 4/16, late afternoon, after two HUGE...

Sunday, 4/16, late afternoon, after two HUGE Easter meals:
On the road:
24.6 miles.
14.7 ave. mph. Again, no land speed records, but .9 mph faster than my last road ride. Yes!
04-14-17, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Wednesday, 4/12: Weight training Stationary...

Wednesday, 4/12:
Weight training
Stationary bike: 22 min., 7.3 miles


This morning (4/14):
Weight training
Treadmill run: 12 min., 1 mile. Slow and short, but the first run in a LONG-A$$...
04-10-17, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Saturday, 4/8: 16.1 miles, ave. 13.8 mph. No...

Saturday, 4/8: 16.1 miles, ave. 13.8 mph. No land speed records broken, but OK for a windy day and my first ride of the spring.


This morning: Weight training, then 21 min./7 miles on the...
04-05-17, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Stationary bike: Tuesday, 4/4: 20 min., 6.7...

Stationary bike:
Tuesday, 4/4: 20 min., 6.7 miles
This morning (Wednesday): 20 min., 7.1 miles.
It should be really nice this weekend, so with any luck and a fixed rear tire, I should be able to...
02-17-17, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Wednesday: -45 min. of strength training. -On...

Wednesday:
-45 min. of strength training.
-On the Livestrong stationary bike (new at the Y): 20 min./6.9 miles


This morning:
-45 min. of strength training
-Stationary bike: 20 min./6.9...
02-13-17, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Well, Saturday, I tried. I made it 4.8 miles and...

Well, Saturday, I tried. I made it 4.8 miles and had to bag it. Bad rear tire and tube. It was REALLY nice and worm for NW Illinois. Dang!


This morning, at the Y:
-45 min. of weight...
01-30-17, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning, at the Y: -35 min. of strength...

This morning, at the Y:
-35 min. of strength training
-Stationary bike: 22 min., 7.5 miles
01-27-17, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning at the Y: -strength training, 45...

This morning at the Y:
-strength training, 45 min.
-Stationary bike, 15 min., 5 miles
01-25-17, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning, at the Y: -40 min. of weight...

This morning, at the Y:
-40 min. of weight training
-Stationary bike: 12 min., 3.9 miles
01-23-17, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning (1/23) at the Y: -45 min. of...

This morning (1/23) at the Y:
-45 min. of strength training
-Stationary bike: 20 min., 6.6 miles
01-20-17, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Yup! -45 min. of weight training -Stationary...

Yup!
-45 min. of weight training
-Stationary bike: 15:27, 5 miles
01-19-17, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Friday, 1/13: -Weight training -Stationary...

Friday, 1/13:
-Weight training
-Stationary bike: 15 min., 5.3 miles


Monday, 1/16:
-Weight training
-Stationary bike: 16 min., 5 miles
01-09-17, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Saturday, 1/7 At the Y: 45 min. of weight...

Saturday, 1/7
At the Y:
45 min. of weight training
Stationary bike: 30 min., 10.1 miles


Monday, 1/9
At the Y:
50 min. weight training
Stationary bike: 16 min., 5 miles
01-04-17, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Monday, 1/2: 1 hr. of weight training ...

Monday, 1/2:
1 hr. of weight training
Stationary bike: 30 min., 9.6 miles


Wednesday, 1/4:
45 min. weight training
Stationary bike: 18 min., 6 miles
12-28-16, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

This morning, at the Y: Weight training: 45...

This morning, at the Y:
Weight training: 45 min.
Stationary bike: 15 minutes, 4.8 miles
12-27-16, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

Saturday, 12/24: 45 min. weightlifting workout ...

Saturday, 12/24:
45 min. weightlifting workout
Stationary bike: 30 min., 10 miles.
12-21-16, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

After a 50 min. weightlifting workout: ...

After a 50 min. weightlifting workout:


Stationary bike: 15 min., 5 miles.


One of these Saturdays/Sundays, when I have some daylight, I'll un-wimp myself and tour around town on my...
12-20-16, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

At the Y this morning: 1.) 27:41 (126 floors)...

At the Y this morning:
1.) 27:41 (126 floors) on the stair mill.
2.) 20 min./6.3 miles on the stationary bike.


Maybe I'll take my one-speed cruiser out for spin soon. The temps will be...
12-19-16, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26,047
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Posted By Blues Rider

Saturday, 12/17: After a 40 min. weightlifting...

Saturday, 12/17:
After a 40 min. weightlifting workout,
On the stationary bike at the Y: 30 min., 9.7 miles
12-14-16, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

At the Y: First, I warmed up for 5 min. on...

At the Y:
First, I warmed up for 5 min. on the stair mill.
Then, 50 min. of weightlifting.
Topped it off with 12 min./4 miles on the stationary bike.
12-13-16, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Blues Rider

And...it's...GETTING UP to eat and DRINK FTW!! ...

And...it's...GETTING UP to eat and DRINK FTW!! (This is my kinda forum!:beer:)


Me:
This morning, at the Y--15 min./4.8 miles on the stationary bike.:winter: No, that's not much, but that's...
11-29-16, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Blues Rider

It wasn't today, it was last Thursday (11/24), my...

It wasn't today, it was last Thursday (11/24), my Thanksgiving ride.


19.3 miles. Temp when I started was 36F. I rode faster than I expected: 15.3 ave. mph.
11-22-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,107
Posted By Blues Rider

Bike Light Recommendations

Hi! Newbie here!


I wonder if I could get some advice on lights I could get for my two bikes: A 2016 Trek Domane and an OLD Schwinn one-speed.


The old one has the old-type handlebars...
Forum: Introductions
11-22-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Blues Rider

Greetings from NW Illinois

Greetings from the Land o' Lincoln!


My name is Andy. I use the username Blues Rider because I'm into the blues (and many other genres of music), both listening and playing (guitar, mandolin,...
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