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Forum: Road Cycling 05-18-14, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By GrandpaEd
Numbness- where no man wants to be numb.

Did my first century of the season yesterday and when I finished I was feeling like I wasn't the same man I was at the beginning. I experienced a numbness where no man wants to be numb! I imagine I...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By GrandpaEd
Can I ask how many miles you have put on them?

Can I ask how many miles you have put on them?
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-14, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By GrandpaEd
tire liners

What, if any, are the cons of tire liners?
As my mileage increased over the last year, I've gotten too many flats.
Any suggestions as to which are best?
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-15-14, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By GrandpaEd
Hi All, and thanks for the info! All went well,...

Hi All, and thanks for the info!
All went well, had 2 large polyps removed and the doc doesn't seem concerned.
I was somewhat tired when I got home, but blame that on the fact that I was up most of...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-11-14, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By GrandpaEd
After a Colonoscopy?

How do I go about getting nutriments back into my body and ready to ride ASAP after having to drink that God awful colon prep formula?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-05-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,545
Posted By GrandpaEd
I was thinking about the Synapse because of it's...

I was thinking about the Synapse because of it's friendly, more relaxed geometry.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-05-14, 03:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,545
Posted By GrandpaEd
Carbon Fiber or not?

I have been contemplating buying a new bike for some time now, and I thought I finally decided that I was going to get a new Cannondale Synapse. In the past couple days however, I've been reading a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-19-14, 06:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,932
Posted By GrandpaEd
After reading this post I starting buzzing around...

After reading this post I starting buzzing around Google and found several articles on the subject, including this one:...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-19-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 253,131
Posted By GrandpaEd
Some questions: Please tell us your age. 58 ...

Some questions:

Please tell us your age. 58

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride
a 1989 Cannondale that I am hoping to replace this spring.



2. Do you take any special...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-05-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,009
Posted By GrandpaEd
A little late posting since I am new to this...

A little late posting since I am new to this forum, I logged 3916 with the MapMyRide app, but didn't start keeping track until Feb. I set a goal of 6500 for 2014.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-05-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By GrandpaEd
Rust!

I ride a 1989 Cannondale, and until last year have always had the same rear cassette, and maybe changed the chain once. Last year I changed both. Before that I have NEVER had any rust, but now I've...
Forum: Foo 01-03-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By GrandpaEd
Whatcha listening to?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkAQdUbycc4
Forum: Foo 01-03-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 3,122,433
Posted By GrandpaEd
Let's see if I can do this 357837

Let's see if I can do this
357837
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-03-14, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By GrandpaEd
Thanks again for all the input. I just ordered...

Thanks again for all the input. I just ordered Time Crunched Cyclist and am looking forward to reading it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-02-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 819
Posted By GrandpaEd
If anything, I like the fact that I am not on a...

If anything, I like the fact that I am not on a wind trainer in my basement!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-02-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By GrandpaEd
Wow! Thanks for all the replies! Much here to...

Wow! Thanks for all the replies! Much here to read and think over.
Just for the record, I will be 58 this month
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-01-14, 07:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,847
Posted By GrandpaEd
The only goal I had for 2013 was to keep riding. ...

The only goal I had for 2013 was to keep riding. I finished the year with 3620 miles, and for 2014 I have set of goal of 6500 miles
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-01-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By GrandpaEd
How much better can I get?

Got back on the bike about a year and a half ago after a 20+ year lay off, and I have a question.
I have ridden a couple centuries over the past year, which I ride at about 15 mph. I would like to...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-14, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By GrandpaEd
Greetings from New Jersey, USA

Hello All,
My name is Ed and here is a quick story about how I got back into cycling after a 20 year lay off.

In November of 2011 while on a fishing trip with my buddy, Dave, I started having...
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