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Old 10-28-20, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post
Then why are you coming here complaining at all? Just shouting at clouds?

You Choose not to go to the gym ... so instead, Choose to throw your trike on some rollers and exercise in your high-tech recliner. You not only won't have to wear long pants, you won't have to wear pants at all .... unless Depends are a part of your life now.
Nope, and even at nearly 82 I dont even get out of bed at night. I loath getting out of bed in the middle of the night anyway. I had too many night time call outs where I had to.
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Old 10-28-20, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post
My Rydabent---I jest but with some affection ... anyone who has not only lived so long, but lived so long while riding an almost bicycle, and has, most impressively, managed to endure at BF for so long, deserves respect despite having a 92-year-old brain in an 82-year-old body.

I know I won't be missed when I make my last post here .... but unless I leave first, you will.
I have picked my demise. At the age of 102 they will find me rolled off to the side of the bike path setting in my comfortable trike , cooling out with a smile on my face. And so far being blessed with unusually good health, I am on track to do so.
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
Forgot.. facts no longer matter.

Glen, there are still facts but they are called “alternative facts” and a bridge in Brooklyn. Any resemblance to reality is purely coincidental.
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Old 10-28-20, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
Moved here from General.

You're old enough to wear long pants. I would have thought you would have switched long ago
Not for biking I dont. For some reason I just dont like my legs incumbered when I ride.

Actually my summer uniform is a t-shirt and rugby shorts. They are my riding gear also. And yes I have great legs for a guy of my age.
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
Forgot.. facts no longer matter.
Not my rule, forum rules.
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Old 10-28-20, 07:00 PM
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Not my rule, forum rules.
You opened the door, so I walked in.
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Do you really think that the Gov would risk killing of millions?
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Old 10-28-20, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Reflector Guy View Post
It's making you do this? Are you sure?

If the virus made you jump off a cliff, would you do it?
If it made him jump, it's done.
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Old 10-29-20, 04:56 AM
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This is a depressing thread.

Hey, when you are at Walmart be sure to pick up some long sleeve hi vis T shirts. Perfect for transitional weather, and when it is colder I wear them in layers.
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Old 10-29-20, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by bruce19 View Post
Medicare will. It's called Silver Sneakers.
Neither Medicare A nor Medicare B will pay for gym memberships. Some of the extra cost Medicare supplemental private insurance plans may pay gym memberships through participating programs like Silver Slippers. https://boomerbenefits.com/silver-sneakers-medicare/
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
Not for biking I dont. For some reason I just dont like my legs incumbered when I ride.

Actually my summer uniform is a t-shirt and rugby shorts. They are my riding gear also. And yes I have great legs for a guy of my age.
Pictures?
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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike View Post
Neither Medicare A nor Medicare B will pay for gym memberships. Some of the extra cost Medicare supplemental private insurance plans may pay gym memberships through participating programs like Silver Slippers. https://boomerbenefits.com/silver-sneakers-medicare/
To your point......https://www.healthline.com/health/me...icare-coverage

Thanks.
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Well boys we beat the Grim Reaper out of another week.
We survived three Hurricanes, the Murder Killer Hornet, Poisonous Caterpillar, and the Rona.
We just have to watch out for the Monday Asteroid.

Hope all is well with all of you.

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Old 11-01-20, 05:47 PM
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And Tuesday’s event.
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Get yourself some leg warmers, that should keep you covered for all but the coldest days depending on where you live. Sweat pants will snag in your chain rings and get sweaty damp and rub your private parts raw. And there’s always Lululemons . . . 😀
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Old 11-02-20, 12:22 PM
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me too!
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
I hate riding in long pants. So I go to the Gym that my health ins pays for when it gets cold. But now with this rotten virus, I really dont want to go there. So after lunch today I am going to go and get some long pants to wear to ride now that it is getting cold.

A vaccine cant come too soon!!!!!
Wear tights instead of pants and you will be way more comfortable.
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Old 11-02-20, 12:50 PM
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I agree about sweat pants being a very bad choice, but I hate leg warmers. Years ago I, for some nuerotic reason, was unwilling to wear tights, and I had leg warmers. They would NEVER stay in place very long. I got so tired of messing with them.
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Old 11-02-20, 12:51 PM
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DO I think the gov would rsik killing millions?
Yeah.
"They" arleady have.
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Talking Virus Made Me Do It

Originally Posted by trailangel View Post
The virus made me buy a new bike.
Now you really wanted a new bike anyway, Right? congratulations.
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Old 11-02-20, 01:36 PM
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Tights are way better choice than sweatpants. Besides the simple aero benefit, the fact that you don't have material flapping around helps keep heat trapped near your skin. And, if you sweat, you don't end up with bunching and clinging heavy cotton. Bib tights are the panacea.

Doesn't take much thickness in tights material to make a difference; I have a cheap $20 pair of tights I bought off Amazon that are good enough for me, down to even a little below freezing (which I got caught in last week - a couple hundred metres elevation, plus sunset took the 6°C in town when I started to -1°C in the 100minutes I was out there.)
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
I hate riding in long pants. So I go to the Gym that my health ins pays for when it gets cold. But now with this rotten virus, I really dont want to go there. So after lunch today I am going to go and get some long pants to wear to ride now that it is getting cold.

A vaccine cant come too soon!!!!!
Leg warmers. Wool or cotton.
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Originally Posted by Flip Flop Rider View Post
never heard of insurance paying for gym membership
Actually, it’s quite common. Even some Medicare programs have it.
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
(He meant to post it in the fishing forum........he does not know this is the bike forum!!!)

Just kidding 😃
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Old 11-02-20, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
Im almost 82 and my brain works just fine.
(Ssshhhhh.......don't tell him .....he thinks this is the fishing forum.................)

Sorry...just kidding. ....good for you!
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
situps, jumping jacks, push ups, calf raises, plank, lunges, repeat.
you can do this in a 10x10' space in the comfort of your warm home. you will get a more complete workout than laying down on a chair and meandering around town on a 'bent would give you.

...or figure out how to set up your 'bent to Zwift and ride virtually inside.



Im glad I could help resolve your crisis.
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