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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,595
Posted By metalheart44
I had my first heart attack in 2005. My total...

I had my first heart attack in 2005. My total chlosterol at the time was 180, but a less than desirable ldl/hdl ratio. Subsequent blood tests showed I have a particularly sticky kind of chlosterol....
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By metalheart44
Yep, that is it...........

Yep, that is it...........
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-13-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By metalheart44
I might just opt for the newer style Garmin...

I might just opt for the newer style Garmin sensors and wait till the 500 dies and then assess the state of the market.......
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-12-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By metalheart44
Upgrade from Garmin 500

My Garmin 500 and GSC-10 speed and cadence sensor are showing some age and in the near future I plan to upgrade/change to another option. Take this a my brainstorming with the hope of getting some...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-06-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By metalheart44
These seem to be wheels that folks like and the...

These seem to be wheels that folks like and the price is within your limits ($645):

November Bicycles: Race smart. - Nimbus Ti Select (http://www.novemberbicycles.com/nimbus-ti-select/)
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-28-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By metalheart44
One one of my rides here in Northern California,...

One one of my rides here in Northern California, I met this fellow and we chatted some about bikes, rides, etc.... At one point he mentioned that he was going to ride RAGBRI this year. After we...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-02-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By metalheart44
Bike Rumor reports on a product called Hot Shot...

Bike Rumor reports on a product called Hot Shot that is an alternative to pickle juice if you are not inclined to sip from the pickle bottle: Review: HotShot resets your nerve-to-muscle...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-01-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By metalheart44
I read about the pickle juice thing a few years...

I read about the pickle juice thing a few years ago and was skeptical, but I tried in the middle of the night when I was awakened with cramps and it worked. Since then I have used it occasionally...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,033
Posted By metalheart44
520513 There are frame/bike makers who work...

520513

There are frame/bike makers who work with various materials and some who work with one or two and other who work with just one. When I was shopping for a Ti frame in 2011 I focused on...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-05-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By metalheart44
Can you compare the video quality and features of...

Can you compare the video quality and features of the Session and the Shimano camera?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-16-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,855
Posted By metalheart44
This is a very useful post. I am revising the ID...

This is a very useful post. I am revising the ID tags I carry and this seems very helpful. I have a Road ID wrist band and plan to get a dog tag as well. Having come across a few accidents and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-04-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By metalheart44
Here is my experience. Right TKR in January 2015,...

Here is my experience. Right TKR in January 2015, left TKR in August 2015. I worked hard in the gym after January TKR, not so much after the August one. May through July I had few issues with RTKR,...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-21-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,847
Posted By metalheart44
My wife uses cyclemeter. She upgraded her phone...

My wife uses cyclemeter. She upgraded her phone from an iPhone 5 to the large screen 6 plus. Right now she just keeps it in her jersey pocket because we have not found a mount for it. But, the mounts...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-16-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,804
Posted By metalheart44
When you use your age as an excuse

When you use your age as an excuse
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-07-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By metalheart44
Thanks for the observations and comments. I...

Thanks for the observations and comments. I currently keep a stainless pill FOB in a sticky pod (https://miles-wide.com/product/utility-packs-sticky-pod/#prettyPhoto) in a rear jersey pocket. It...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-06-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By metalheart44
Thanks for the comments. I have only had to use...

Thanks for the comments. I have only had to use nitro once and it was when I had a second heart attack in 2010, my first was in 2005. I carry it with me all the time and refresh it every six months....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-04-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By metalheart44
Pill FOB?

I need to carry nitroglycerin and aspirin with me when I ride. I currently use a clunky and heavy stainless FOB that I keep in container in my jersey picket. I want something more accessible, maybe...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-27-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By metalheart44
I am holding out for the 70+ Jersey......

I am holding out for the 70+ Jersey......
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-25-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By metalheart44
I checked with Wahoo today to see if they know of...

I checked with Wahoo today to see if they know of any software or app that uses heart rate to control wattage or resistance and they replied that to their knowledge there isn't any for the Kickr, but...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-24-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,057
Posted By metalheart44
If you do a search using Google Scholar (Cycling...

If you do a search using Google Scholar (Cycling and Erectile Dysfunction) there are a number of hits, some providing useful information. It appears there is a good body of literature about the...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By metalheart44
I have the Speedplay Light Action with the...

I have the Speedplay Light Action with the covers. They work great. I think they fit better than the Keep-On covers.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-07-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By metalheart44
I saw one of the GoPro Session cameras today and...

I saw one of the GoPro Session cameras today and the size/form factor look appealing. I'm curious how it works for you otherwise....
Forum: Road Cycling 12-05-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,671
Posted By metalheart44
Age = 71 5' 11" 190 lbs Bp 125/75...

Age = 71
5' 11"
190 lbs
Bp 125/75 (medicated)
RHR 50
I think I have hit 160-165 on a longish hill for Max HR
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-05-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By metalheart44
If it is a custom Ti, then here are the ones that...

If it is a custom Ti, then here are the ones that were on my short list:

Steve Potts (http://stevepottsbicycles.com) is a master of welding skill, aesthetics, and cycling knowledge. He is a one...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-15, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 195,810
Posted By metalheart44
490622 Savoonga, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

490622

Savoonga, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
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