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Old 01-10-13, 01:30 PM   #1401
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First post, and this is the day after my first ride in at least 6.5 years. Like many, I'm getting back on a bike for health and weight control reasons. I'm sore in places I forgot I had today. After nearly 30 years of abuse while on active duty, my knees rebelled in my final year of active service and my primary means of maintaining myself (running) went the way of the Dodo. I recently turned 56.


1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

I have a Giant Roam 2 that I acquired earlier in the week. If I stay with it, it will likely be the first of a couple more acquistions over the next few years.


2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?

None


3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?

It's difficult to quantify, but I feel as though I have slowed quite a bit. All of my fitness benchmarks are in running, so I have nothing current to compare.

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?

Bikes were my primary means of transportation as a kid. If I wanted to go somewhere, that was how I got there. Soccer moms hadn't been invented yet. I became quite adept at transporting myself and whatever else I needed to (football gear, lawn mowers, you name it) via two-wheeled conveyance. I haven't biked regularly since those early teenage years.


5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.

At this point, my intent is to limit my riding until my body adapts to it. I envision doing a lot of trail work, but who knows where this is going to lead?


6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?

Not established/no clue
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Old 01-10-13, 05:35 PM   #1402
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Welcome aboard Top, grab a rack, stow your seabag and make your self at home, at 50+. Thanks for the long years off service. Old worn out LCPL here, wingwipe type from the mid 70's.

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Old 01-13-13, 05:18 PM   #1403
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1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Most of the time I ride a 1987 Mercian Pro that I rebuilt in '07 with Ultegra group and Velocity rims. This summer I retored a Raleigh Sports for local errands and short spins around the neighborhood. Did take it camping this past summer and rode 22 miles with the family on it.




2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?
Nothing age-specific but I do use a daily a pack of vitamins and supplements from Isagenix.




3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?
A bit. I was never a racer but I could push bigger gears and probably sustain a couple of MPHs faster for longer.




4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?
I got serious about riding in the spring of 1972, I was 15 so I morphed from a kid on a bike (Schwinn Varsity, circa 1966) to a cyclist without coasting, so to speak.




5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.
These days, shorter than I'd like - 25-30 mile routes. Would like to make the time to get back to longer rides.




6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?
Weekend warrior, mileage is too low to even mention!
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Old 01-31-13, 12:58 PM   #1404
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1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

I have: two Stan Johnson built road frames(1988/1989)
Serotta Atlanta
Joe McElroy tandem (1984)
Peugeot PSV 10 (1983)
Trek 5000
Couple of old Mountain bikes
Some other vintage projects..


2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?

Daily multi vitamin and some extra vitamin C


3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?

I don't know


4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?

45 years. A lot as a kid, not so much as an adult, until about 4-5 years ago.


5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.

a lot of 20-40 mile rides, maybe 15-20 rides per year that are 50-90 miles. I try to ride on a regular basis, but I don't get out enough in the winter. I have a tandem that I get out on with my wife and kids. I also ride the local trails/paths with my kids quite a bit.


6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?

last year 2500-3000(i didn't start recording mileage until August, and logged 1500 miles Aug.-Dec.)


I turned 50 in November.

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Old 02-01-13, 06:14 AM   #1405
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Welcome to 50+ Roger and Ascherer, stick around and enjoy the place, it is friendly and the people are great. Pics are always welcome here.

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Old 02-07-13, 04:27 PM   #1406
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I'll be the first to admit that while cycling will remain a passion of mine, my involvement in social threads like this forum and other sports interests I have, is and will be sporadic. About this thread, sorry I'm not around a lot but I'm pleased its still here. I was sort of hoping to find more of a mix of topics ranging from (off the top of my head) daily things that happen on your comute to more personal accounts like "I got into cycling when I saw (your personal hero) there and then, and this and that... or stuff like "ever since Coppi wouldn't let Bartali gain more than 30 or 40 meters and cracked him with his persistant pace" I knew I wanted to ride a Bianchi! (I was 12 or 13 then and devoured evrything I I found to read about Fausto and Gino... lol). I don't mind getting ridiculed for trying to rekindle some of my youths innocence. Heck, the other day a friend of mine and I were completely off our rockers spinning a "what if yarn" thing of something we both thought we would enjoy to seeS: what if, they would introduce a "historic" day (or two... lol) into the itinerary of the three greats, the tour, the giro and the vuelta. for those select "historic" days, all competitors must use identical single suppliers, period correct bikes (like a 1971 Eddy Merckx... lol), down to identical tyres except for frame size, saddle and handlebar prefs (homolgated weight). Let those technology spoiled brats sweat this one up to alpe d'huez... (on equal terms) (now my buddy called me a sadist at this stage...). So. cmon all yer old farts, let some of who ya'll are shine through instaed of getting mired in tech specs of what bikes 50+ yr olds like to ride.... (with regards to my peer group)

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Old 02-08-13, 12:44 PM   #1407
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Been hanging around for a few weeks now, so I thought it was time to add to this thread. Just turned 63 last month, and the young lady I'm married to is a few years shy of 60.

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

I currently have a Trek Navigator hybrid, the wife has a similar Giant. I also have a Lightning Stealth SWB recumbent that I haven't ridden much in the last several years, and have it listed on CL as it's just been collecting dust. As I explain below, I've become a bit of an endurance rider, so I'm looking to move to my first roadie in many years, waiting for the weather to warm up so I can do some test rides on a Giant Defy 2, Trek 1.5, Cannondale Synapse 6 or a Specialized Secteur. The wife wants to buy me a new bike as an anniversary gift (anniversary is on the 28th of this month) so I'll have it ready when the weather breaks.

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?

Just fiber capsules and a daily aspirin. I used to be on a statin (Crestor) but the dr. took me off of it at the last physical, and we're waiting for some blood work to come back to confirm that I don't need it any more.

3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?

I was noticing a fall-off in flexibility and muscle tone over the last couple of years, and began taking some corrective actions to address those, but other than that, I'm not noticing much in the way of "slowing down". I do notice that I'm much more jealous of my time, which causes me to avoid things I really don't want to do. You begin to realize at my age that you have a rapidly closing window between now and the point at which you may be physically unable to do the things you want to do, so I avoid wasting time on stupid unrewarding activities as much as possible. Makes getting into the office every day a bit of a challenge though!

I think some of the physical deterioration I was experiencing was due to weight. About 8 years ago I dropped 50 lbs, kept it off pretty well, but in the last couple of years I saw it starting to creep back. Started paying close attention to my diet again starting last May and went from 215 to 178 (from what the scale was telling me this morning), and want to take off at least another 8 lbs, but it sure comes off slowly at this point! I also started taking fitness classes last fall when it got too cold to ride. My muscle tone is greatly improved, and the yoga class I've been taking is helping with the flexibility. I've also been taking a weekly spinning class during the off season, which I absolutely despise, but I'm going to start this season with my butt and legs pretty much where they were at the end of last season so I can hit the ground rolling come spring!

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?

I got my first "adult" bike - a classic drop-bar 10-speed - when I was in my 20's and have been cycling pretty regularly for most of my adult life, though it was mostly casual rides around the neighborhood with the kids. About the time I turned 50 I got the recumbent and started to take it a bit more seriously. I weighed 250 lbs (I'm 5'8) at that time, and never took off any weight, but would routinely do 25-mile rides 2 or 3 times a month. Somewhere around the age of 55 or 56 I went back to the DF bike (a Schwinn MTB), as the bent was a little too tall for me, and I found that it was a little hard to maneuver in any situation dealing with traffic, as it was always very awkward to slow down or stop - my legs were a bit too short to do so gracefully. While the recumbents are certainly comfortable, I find that as much riding as I do it kinda all washes out.

5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.

I picked up the Trek about two years ago, and started to get a bit more serious, doing more 20+ mile rides on weekends, 12+ mile rides after work and going with the wife on tours and group rides. My goal this year is to do at least one metric century. I've already signed up for a 51-mile group ride that's happening in May, and it'd be cool to try a full century before the snow flies next fall.

6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?

It keeps going up every year, and if I wouldn't manage to break something on my cycle computer almost every season, I might have an accurate measure of annual mileage, but I'd guess that I rode 2-4 times a week, 12-30 miles at a time last year, and probably racked up a total of only about 6-700 miles. I think I'll probably double that this year.
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Old 02-10-13, 08:02 PM   #1408
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I just joined the forum because I found this thread so interesting. I am 60 and have been riding for fitness since the early 80's. I got into cycling when I got into triathlons. I was a runner and decided to expand my horizons. It's lucky that I did since my back won't let me run long distance anymore, and I hurt my shoulder and can no longer swim distances either. So, anyway, here are the answers to the questions.
1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

I currently ride a 2011 Trek Madone 6.2 - Ultegra compact with a set of Rol Race SL wheels. I still have my previous bike - a Trek 5200. I only do road biking.

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?

I take a few things - multiple vitamins, krill oil, Glucosamine and Condroitin, Milk Thistle, and a low dose aspirin. I was recently taken off BP meds.


3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?

I have slowed a bit, but not that much. I haven't raced in a long time (triathlons) so it is hard to tell.


4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?

I biked for transportation as a kid. As I said above I have been riding regularly since the early 80's.

5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.

I ride mostly with my wife. We ride together from our house and we are lucky to have some great places to ride around here. We also ride with the local club on occasion, or do a club route ourselves - mostly in search of more hills or different things to see. We did the 5 Boroughs Bike Tour last year as well as the Amish Country Century in Delaware. We are signed up for a bike tour in Arizona in March. We haven't done one of those before and are really looking forward to it.

6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?

We get out when we can. Usually that is about 4 times a week. We do spin classes in the winter, and have a Tour de France exercise bike as well. I would say we do something like 2000 miles a year.


If you haven't already, perhaps you might indicate your age. It helps others to see that folks 50+ do great things.
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Old 02-11-13, 09:08 AM   #1409
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Hi, i'm a 52 yo lady rider who just joined bike forums this month

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

My ride is a BH cristal, prowomen series 2012 roadbike...sorta 'hinted' to the hubby that it would make a great birthday present lol

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?

i juggle work & family so i've been taking supplements for quite awhile. right now its multivits, vitamin c, EPO, omega 3 fish oil, lechitin & occasional glucosamine sulphate.

3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?

I felt a slowing down of sorts after i hit 50. i've been running almost everyday since 2005 and it was only in 2011 that i had my first injury, plantar faciitis. sadly, even after treatment it has never really gone away. in fact i started cycling bcos of that injury... to give my muscles a rest, crosstraining became of paramount importance and although i'm still passionate about running, i think cycling is better suited to my current needs.

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?

I would say 'New' - august of last year


5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.

My rides are usually group excursions and my longest ride so far was around 110km. i find that i enjoy long rides that takes me to new places instead of shorter training rides along the highways that focuses on speed & performance.


6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?

Daily if i had my way lol...but alas its more of a weekend thing. total mileage last year was around 800km
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Old 02-14-13, 07:47 PM   #1410
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Please tell us your age.

68

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

I ride a Specalized Expidetion that I really like and am lusting for a 3 wheeler but the good ones are too expensive for me.

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?


Fish Oil

3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?

Yes, I have slowed down overall but on the bike I was never that fast to begin with. Since I started riding about 5 years ago I have not noticed any slow down. I HAVE noticed that I am slower to heal from bumps and bruses than I was 5 years ago.

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?
Biked a lot as a kid, got a drivers license at 14 and gave up the bike, started back on the bike at about 64 after lap band surgery. Lost the weight I needed and got hooked on riding in the process.



5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.
I generally start out with a 10-15 mile ride on the stationary bike at the rec center. Do that with my wife who doesn't really like to ride on the streets and then go out and do another 20-30 miles on the bike. I ride solo and really like it that way.



6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?

I try to ride at least 5 days a week and usually do. I average 5000-6000 miles per year



If you haven't already, perhaps you might indicate your age. It helps others to see that folks 50+ do great things. Age is still 68. Retirement is great!
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Old 02-15-13, 03:55 PM   #1411
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Welcome aboard to all the new 50+ posters that checked in lately. We love pictures of our bicycles on rides and of the rides you may take. I know several of you are already posting regularly in the threads, please stick around, we aren't really all that strange when you get to know us.

Justifa, it is great to have another lady here, we have many regulars of that persuasion, stick around and add your point of view on the topics.

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Old 02-21-13, 01:14 PM   #1412
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I'm 59 and have been riding since age 7. On and off. Here's a pic of me:

I take a Centrum Silver vitamin most days.
I have three bikes, see my signature. Here's my favorite:



I have slowed down a bit, but no biggie. I'm mostly a recreational rider. It's great being out in the outdoors.
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Old 02-21-13, 03:18 PM   #1413
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Shp4man, nice bike. You should be posting that in the C&V forum!
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Old 02-24-13, 09:16 PM   #1415
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I thought there might be some interest in a thread such as this. If not, it will go the way of all threads - just die away.

So, here is my first contribution.


Some questions:

Please tell us your age.
I'm 54 years old

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Current bike is a Fuji Absolute Flat bar road bike

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?
Centrum Silver one a day, and Glucosimene (sp) wonderful stuff!

3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?
I have been riding hard for the last two years and have a Kinetic trainer for the winter months.
I have to say I am in much better shape now than I was in my 40's. I rode a lot in my 20's and I am a much better rider now than I was back then.

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?
All my life. Stopped for a while when I got my first car, but now I'm addicted to bicycling.

5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.
My main ride is a circuit I do of 12 miles. I ride it very intensley. I'm always beat when I get done. Weekends I ride between 30 - 40 miles as time allows.

6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?
I still have a High School daughter that plays travel soccer, so it's kind of tough to get out as much as I would like.
Last year I had 1,000 maybe a bit more.


If you haven't already, perhaps you might indicate your age. It helps others to see that folks 50+ do great things.
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Old 02-28-13, 08:16 AM   #1416
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Well, I'm 54 and used to be a runner but find that the bike is easier on the body. Looking to retire in 3 years and hopefully relocate somewhere warmer with lots of oppurtunity to ride my bikes nearby.

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Used to just have a big box store bike but couple years ago bought a Trek Mtn Bike to keep up with the kids and get out and about with them. Getting a new Domane road bike this year. I clearly see the difference in bikes now, since I want to go for longer rides. I also there is a definite difference in riding a bike thats actually been sized for you by the LBS, way more comfortable and enjoyable to ride.

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?
does coffee count?

3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any?
I don't think I've slowed due to my age although it takes longer to recover these days

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life?
Like everyone else, had a bike as a kid, two matter of fact. First one was orange with a bannana seat and sissy bar! Got out of it because of time constraints, now nearing retirement and there are more places to ride, getting
back into it. Going to try RAGBRI this year if I can get on a team. Going to try my first century this year also if I can build on some longer weekend rides.

5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides.
Neighborhood rides, some distance on the local MUP but not enough. Looking to get back out soon maybe start riding to work (39 miles one way). Starting smaller and working up hopefuly.


6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage?
Not enough to keep track of, yet.

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Old 03-18-13, 12:06 AM   #1418
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I'm 58. I rode as a kid and through high school and beyond, including some centuries, DCs, and several long tours including cross country (100+ ave. daily, 140 top).

I got involved in other things in later 20s, and rode intermittently until a couple of years ago, with a return to mtn biking, and now mostly road.

I have a Trek 5200, a mtn bike, and an 'urban' knock-around bike. I take some glucosamine.

My best performance was a DC in under 10 hrs (age 19). I haven't got back to that, so I have slowed, but we'll see...

Mostly weekend group rides, 60+ miles, + up to 7000' climbing. I got back to it for cardio, but also because there's such great terrain here that's it's a waste not to.

~2000 miles last year, probably hit 3500 this year.
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A belated welcome to the 50+ forum Woodcraft, hope you are finding the place welcoming and helpful to your return to bicycling.

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Old 03-30-13, 10:55 PM   #1420
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Hi. I'm 57 and started riding last June. I smoked until I was 49 and ended up with a (very?) mild case of emphysema. For years before I started riding I was very sedentary and, though not overweight, in terrible condition. My first rides had me exhausted after a mile or two; now I ride about 15 miles an outing.

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride? Rocky Mountain Metro 50D: alum frame w/ flat handlebars as high as I can get them, carbon fork, Deore gearing, hydraulic disc brakes - 27 pounds as she stands.

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older? No.

3. How much do you feel you have "slowed down" if any? Compared to what? (See above.)

4. How long have you been biking? New, around a while, biked all your life? See above. I biked as a kid. I shudder now at the dangerous things I did. Stopped riding when I went to college.

5. What type of biking do you do? Long rides, touring, short rec rides. The idea for me is to work on my cardio-pulmonary endurance - to get my heart rate up and get out of breath and stay that way as long as my legs can hold out. I ride a gentle uphill slope until I tire, then turn around and re-trace my route. I happen to live in a spot where I can ride gently and steadily uphill about 12 miles. (So far I've not made more than about 8 of those.) I average 10 mph for the whole ride.

6. How often do you bike? Your approximate annual mileage? I ride between 50% and 70% of days. I haven't ridden a full year yet and my distance keeps increasing. In calendar 2013 I'll probably ride 3500 to 4000 miles. Maybe more.

I've been lurking here a bit since I started riding - learned a few things. Though I'm no expert on any aspect of cycling, I am a bit of a rarity here since I'm no athlete, no racer, in lousy condition, unable to ride very far or very fast, and willing to admit it. Maybe I can contribute a slow-poke's perspective now and then.
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Old 04-02-13, 11:39 AM   #1421
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I am 54 re started riding 5 years ago have Spez roubaix Comp *2, a Trek 7.5fx, A Dutch sit up and beg granny bike, a mountain bike never ridden doesn't interest me, I ride most summer days average 40-50 miles unless I am worn out. Have entered the inaugural http://www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/ I took up cycling to improve sedentary life style and to cycle London to Paris which I have now done twice.
I wasnt in any fitness state and do find every ride hard even when I do so many recovery seems to take longer than did before. Take recovery,hydrate energy supplements and will this week start on Creatine
I am a memeber of a gym and take part in at least 4 classes a week consisting of pretty much everything.
Hate riding in the cold hence havent ridden for 4 months should be starting soon. Have a TACX Fortius indoor setup but just doent do it for me.

Should say that I have not lost any weight but seem to have gained muscle
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Winnershcyclist,

I tried sending you a private message, but need to have 50 posts to the forum for it to be allowed and so far have only 29. Sorry, everyone, to have to post here.

I saw your recent post to the 50+ Bike Forum that indicated that you have cycled from Paris to London multiple times. My husband and I are planning to do this in late spring or early summer. Did you create your own route or did you use one of the routes shown on the web, for example:


http://london2paris.co.uk


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http://www.cycle-route.com/routes/Lo...Route-607.html


Any information you are willing to send would be most appreciated.

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Winnershcyclist,

I tried sending you a private message, but need to have 50 posts to the forum for it to be allowed and so far have only 29. Sorry, everyone, to have to post here.

I saw your recent post to the 50+ Bike Forum that indicated that you have cycled from Paris to London multiple times. My husband and I are planning to do this in late spring or early summer. Did you create your own route or did you use one of the routes shown on the web, for example:


http://london2paris.co.uk


or


http://www.cycle-route.com/routes/Lo...Route-607.html


Any information you are willing to send would be most appreciated.

Thanks.

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Dear Spiritrider

I did my own ad hoc planning and to be honest turned out massively difficult as I did Calais Paris as thats the way I have always driven , It was still great but last year got caught in Monsoon weather from Abbeville and can tell you it was not fun.

I came across this and apparently most charitys use this route or near to it and seems a lot more sensible to what I have been doing I am planning to do this route exactly this year even maybe try it in one day. http://www.donaldhirsch.com/dieppeparis.pdf.

This route seems to have bike friendly hotels etc which in my case usually turns out very expensive I paid 150 last year for a night as it was the only one who said bike friendly, or out of the way by miles, something you want to avoid doing more miles than necessary.

I also once took too much kit with me considering I was staying in hotels problem with panniers is they slow you down on flats and their inclines are long and even longer.
I now have a small backpack and find that suits me fine and much more comfortable.

Please note you need by law in France to have a Hi Vis and lights otherwise they fine you upto 350.

Paris is mainly cobble stone so again dont do what I do and have slick 23c tyres .

Please do let me kow if there is anything wlse I can help with.
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Old 04-13-13, 04:39 AM   #1424
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Just turned 50 on the 12th. 1Specialized Tarmac SL3 Sworks roadie,Giant Trance XO mtb and various others I cant let go. 2Coffee,only Arabica beans,dont do instant. 3Feel, not at all,Clock doesn't lie,however. 4From about 12yo delivering newspapers to competing in triathlons in NZ back in the 80s to mtb and now road racing for the last 5 years.5 Training rides of various intensities and distances,but about 10k a year.I am the same weight I have been since 18,67 kilos and can still get on the front and deal the hurt out.I am loving the new and first carbon roadie and can envisage biking till they pry it from my cold dead hands .
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A belated Happy Birthday to you Kiwimatt, a day late and a dollar short as usual for me. You have some very nice bikes, the SL3 Tarmac sounds interesting. I was a paperboy, also, I imagine several of us were, it allowed me to buy my first good road bike, a '72 Bottecchia with Campy components. I like your last line, it ums up my feelings too. Welcome to 50+, stick around the place, we are a great bunch of old guys and gals.

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