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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-29-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By bikethom
Wogster, great advice.

Wogster, great advice.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-08-11, 07:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,117
Posted By bikethom
Prius' are best for biking - either put your bike...

Prius' are best for biking - either put your bike in the trunk with the front wheel off or get a hitch or use a hitch rack as I do, and of course enjoy the great gas mileage (I'm always amazed at all...
Forum: Southeast Regional Rides and Events 08-27-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By bikethom
SBL's Wilson Century, Senoia, Georgia, August 28th

Anyone riding? It's always a great ride:

http://wilson100.org/

Tom
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-13-11, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,480,265
Posted By bikethom
Rode the Chattooga Century, started in...

Rode the Chattooga Century, started in Summerville, Georgia, up Lookout Mountain. Was it ever hilly and hot up there! Relaxing with a glass of iced tea at the house now...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-10-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,529
Posted By bikethom
FYI: I finally did try the Turbomatic Team...

FYI: I finally did try the Turbomatic Team Edition Gelflow (found it halfway reasonably priced on eBay), with the cutout. I've about 120 miles on it so far, and it has been very comfortable, with...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,043
Posted By bikethom
Just put about 30 miles on the new Giro Aeon. I...

Just put about 30 miles on the new Giro Aeon. I forgot about it, which is the best compliment I can give a helmet. Just barely fit into the Medium size. Much less concentrated pressure on my forehead...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-30-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,034
Posted By bikethom
Wish Universal Sports would broadcast at least a...

Wish Universal Sports would broadcast at least a daily summary of the TdF. They are free on-air digital sub-channel of NBC (not HD) in the Atlanta market. They do cover a lot of the classics/euro...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-27-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,277
Posted By bikethom
And stick with basic black!

And stick with basic black!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-22-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,221
Posted By bikethom
Cadence is very useful, it is really good to help...

Cadence is very useful, it is really good to help keep you from pushing too big of a gear, especially when you get tired.

And GPS is great - I was skeptical at first, but I really enjoy looking...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-21-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By bikethom
Yep, Mississippi has lots of dogs, I remember a...

Yep, Mississippi has lots of dogs, I remember a training ride back in the 80's near Jackson, MS that had a detour up "Doberman Hill" with a loose fully grown (and athletic) doberman at the top. But...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-21-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,529
Posted By bikethom
I referred to the Turbomatic that is now...

I referred to the Turbomatic that is now available with carbon rails (it claimed gel, etc. on the packaging). I've never been diagnosed with prostate problems, but have experienced some numbness and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-19-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,529
Posted By bikethom
Having been a Turbo fan through most of the 80s...

Having been a Turbo fan through most of the 80s and 90s (last one I had was an embroidered Jan Ullrich model), I discovered the new version of the Turbo last summer after a couple of years of...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-12-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By bikethom
More Bib talk

Does anyone else have problems finding bibs with long enough straps? My arms and torso are long, but when I get bibs (usually in "large" size) for a reasonable fit with the straps, the legs are too...
Forum: Southeast 04-26-11, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 265,196
Posted By bikethom
15 miles in a (boring) rolling loop around the...

15 miles in a (boring) rolling loop around the neighborhood in anticipation of a shortened ride due to severe storms this afternoon, then a short 1.5 mile commute to the office. Hope for a longer...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 229,836
Posted By bikethom
Not too glamorous of a route today (solo on the...

Not too glamorous of a route today (solo on the Silver Comet), but a beautiful day to ride here in Atlanta:

http://app.strava.com/rides/441217

Tom
Forum: Southeast 04-14-11, 05:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By bikethom
Meridian, MS

Regularly visit Meridian, Mississippi to see family and friends - are there any regularly scheduled Sat./Sun road rides of moderate pace and length (40 mile'ish) that wouldn't mind a semi-stranger...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-13-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,853
Posted By bikethom
Gus Betat's was one of the places I always...

Gus Betat's was one of the places I always visited in the 80s, along with that shop that I can't remember the name of that was located on (or near, I think) the corner of Clairborne and Napoleon (is...
Forum: Southeast 04-13-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By bikethom
I've never really "lived" there, but have visited...

I've never really "lived" there, but have visited numerous times over the past 40 years of my life. I jealous that you're given the chance to live there! I've walked and biked all over the quarter,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-11-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,480,265
Posted By bikethom
Not today, because my legs are sore from the...

Not today, because my legs are sore from the Cheaha Challenge Sunday! Did anyone else on here ride?
Forum: Southeast 03-27-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By bikethom
Amtrak and Anniston

I didn't see it mentioned (maybe I missed it), but Amtrak comes through Anniston about 4 PM, I think, and gets to Atlanta about 7:30. You would still need a bike box, don't know if the Anniston...
Forum: Southeast 03-26-11, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 265,196
Posted By bikethom
Excellent decision to ride the Silver Comet this...

Excellent decision to ride the Silver Comet this morning - cool, a little breezy, but not a drop of rain in 65 miles! Now sitting at home watching the rain fall - and rain is expected through...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-22-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 253,122
Posted By bikethom
Please tell us your age. 52 (almost) 1. What...

Please tell us your age. 52 (almost)

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride? Felt F2, Jamis MTB (1996 model), and Novara city bike, so all sorts, I guess.

2. Do you take any special...
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