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Old 02-26-07, 11:10 AM   #1
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Other 50+ forums and Web sites?

Folks,

This is a terrific forum for cyclists over 50. Do you know of other forums and Web sites with information and community on other sports and fitness activities? What are your favorites?

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Old 03-01-07, 11:09 AM   #2
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I think everyone here would say that THIS is the best place to be. But seriously, there must be some other sites people can think of.

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Old 03-01-07, 01:41 PM   #3
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Here's one http://americancycleandfitness.com/b...=47&entercat=y
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Not strictly 50+, but www.keepriding.org is a newer site related to cyclists with heart issues which lots of 50+ riders have.
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I used to moderate a "Senior Fitness Forum" which was quite active, and attracted some top-notch competitive athletes from across the country. But, it died a slow death. It is still there, but no one ever posts.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group...tness/messages

There is a fitness after 50 web page operated by Ed Mayhew. He wrote a book and Nora and I are in it as "Masters of Fitness ."

http://www.fitterafter50.com/
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Old 04-30-07, 08:13 AM   #6
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I used to moderate a "Senior Fitness Forum" which was quite active, and attracted some top-notch competitive athletes from across the country. But, it died a slow death. It is still there, but no one ever posts.
I wonder why? There must be many fitness nuts over fifty who hang out on the Net.
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Old 04-30-07, 08:43 AM   #7
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For a decade I frequented various newsgroups on Usenet, including rec.bicycles.rides. I liked Usenet because it was non-commercial and no one asked for a subscription fee, though it did get plagued with spam. It has fallen into decline and many ISPs have stopped carrying it, but you can still access a lot of it through Google Groups, including rec.bicycles.rides.
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