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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-13, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By Litespeed
Tell me about it. A few weeks ago a bicyclist...

Tell me about it. A few weeks ago a bicyclist was shot by a policeman. Police in El Cajon shot a man they said was unlawfully riding his bicycle on a sidewalk Friday morning.

The shooting...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By Litespeed
Chewed out by a Sheriff for obeying the law

I'm riding with my girlfriend and we come up to a three way signal light (a T). The lane on our right is for vehicles to turn right, to the left of that is our bicycle lane, which we are in. Then...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-07-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Litespeed
I don't think we were out of the sand entirely...

I don't think we were out of the sand entirely when my husband got the bike stopped. Hope it doesn't happen again, that scared me as much as our first ride down the street on the new tandem :)
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-29-12, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Litespeed
Low speed wobble

This weekend when we were riding, apparently we rode into some sand, which didn't look deep at all.
We were going approximately 10 mph and we developed a very big wobble on the front end.
We were...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-03-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,260
Posted By Litespeed
As far as hearing impaired (I'm deaf in one ear)....

As far as hearing impaired (I'm deaf in one ear). Ride very slowly around them staying as far from them as you can. Be sure and wave a friendly "Thanks" as you pass.
I know I get startled by...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-03-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,260
Posted By Litespeed
Sometimes what I do is simply say "bicycle behind...

Sometimes what I do is simply say "bicycle behind you" and let them make the decision as to which way they want to move. I have had one incident where two men walking side by side moved in opposite...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-15-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,370
Posted By Litespeed
On our twice daily dog walks around our...

On our twice daily dog walks around our neighborhood (3-4 miles each time), I have found LOTS of personal items, all of which I have returned if possible.
3 cell phones, driver's license, trolley...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-14-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 34,435
Posted By Litespeed
45 minutes taking the dog up several hills around...

45 minutes taking the dog up several hills around our home. Get to do it again in about an hour. Tomorrow is gym day for me and hubby.
Forum: Southern California 10-08-10, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By Litespeed
Proposed bike path from Lakeside to Ocean Beach, CA

For all of you who know the San Diego area, please download, sign and return the following petition to help speed along the proposed bike path they want to put in from Lakeside to Ocean Beach. There...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-22-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 358,111
Posted By Litespeed
Here is a picture of us when we went to the Great...

Here is a picture of us when we went to the Great Western Bicycle Rally in Paso Robles. We have a ball every year.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-30-10, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Litespeed
Back in the saddle again.......

It's been almost 4 1/2 months since our last tandem ride. My husband had decided to take up surfing in Sept. and first time out ended up cracking a rib. After many setbacks he has finally been able...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 11-23-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Litespeed
I'm using IE 8 and still can't start a new thread...

I'm using IE 8 and still can't start a new thread -- any suggestions?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-20-09, 03:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,089
Posted By Litespeed
Maybe it's just me because I haven't been to the...

Maybe it's just me because I haven't been to the forum in so long. When I hit "Start new thread", nothing happens. As you can see, I can reply to a thread already going on. It is the middle of the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-20-09, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 1,477,023
Posted By Litespeed
Rode today with a friend, did 37 miles which...

Rode today with a friend, did 37 miles which helped me accomplish my goal of reaching 4000 miles for the year!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-27-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Litespeed
A Free-Wheeling City

In the Sunday Parade, they have an article about what some cities are doing to improve cycling. Here is just part of the article.

Rep. Jim Oberstar (D.,Minn) is now pushing for the passage of a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-27-09, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Litespeed
Now THIS is amazing riding

Check out this U-tube video. I wish I could ride 1% as good as these girls.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b36Yi-Pb1wM
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-18-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By Litespeed
My husband and I were taking free yoga classes...

My husband and I were taking free yoga classes three time a week at our local gym. Sadly we had to give it up. Between the morning dog walk, gym class after that and then an hour of yoga, all that...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-11-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,911
Posted By Litespeed
My husband's doctor told him to keep it moving...

My husband's doctor told him to keep it moving but not to lift anything. He wanted it to be moved so the elbow wouldn't freeze up on him. Well my husband decided it was okay to try and get on the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-11-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,911
Posted By Litespeed
My husband had the same break on his arm. Be...

My husband had the same break on his arm. Be sure and DON'T try and do much except the exercises they give you. He was trying to ride his bike a week after the accident. My husband didn't pay...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-11-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 1,477,023
Posted By Litespeed
Finally got out for a weekday ride. Been to darn...

Finally got out for a weekday ride. Been to darn hot to go and now the weather is warming up again. Only did a 23 mile ride and started out at 8am to beat some of the heat. By the time I was...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,526
Posted By Litespeed
Colorado trying to ban bicycles

Here is an interesting article sent to me by a bicycle friend.

Please pass it on.

http://bicyclecolo.org/page.cfm?PageID=1042
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-30-09, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By Litespeed
San Diego Bicycle Survey

This is for all the people who live in San Diego.

If everyone fills out the survey, this may help us get more bike paths, lanes etc. Certainly can't hurt.

Let your voice be heard!
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-30-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Litespeed
San Diego Bicycle Survey

This is for all the people who live in San Diego.

This bicycle survey may just help us get us what we need in the way of new bike lanes, paths etc.
Certainly can't hurt.

The more people that...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-30-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Litespeed
San Diego City Bicycle Survey

This is for all the people who live in San Diego.

This survey may just help us get what we need in way of new bike paths, etc. Can't hurt.

Please fill out the survey. The more people that do...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-30-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 435
Posted By Litespeed
Got a later start on my ride then I would have...

Got a later start on my ride then I would have liked. It stayed fairly cool until I turned around and headed home. By noon the temperature had risen to around 100. I drank a LOT of water and...
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