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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-10-15, 07:13 PM
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Posted By hiller
I love this story. Schwinn is the best! I've...

I love this story. Schwinn is the best! I've had my Median hybrid from Target ($199) for about two years and put 10,000 happy miles on it.
Schwinn sent me a new rear wheel when I told them I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-13-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,356
Posted By hiller
Interesting thread. I'm in my late 50s and...

Interesting thread. I'm in my late 50s and feeling great these days. Hope to be doing even better in my 60s. Of course, ten years is a long time, at any age, and who really knows what will come to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-13-14, 06:28 PM
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Posted By hiller
Did 65 miles today on different rides until I got...

Did 65 miles today on different rides until I got a flat around my house. I'm a little depressed about the flat because it was a fairly new Schwalbe Marathon with "greenguard" puncture protection...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-13-14, 06:20 PM
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Posted By hiller
Great job! That's tough work.

Great job! That's tough work.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-08-14, 07:53 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Did the French Creek Iron Tour in PA today. I...

Did the French Creek Iron Tour in PA today. I chose the 75-mi option. It was moderately hilly (4161' gain) and very scenic, as promised. Lots of farmland and parks and lots of rest stops. I did...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By hiller
The Sella SMP seat looks like a torture device to...

The Sella SMP seat looks like a torture device to me (top); the second seat seems more in line with what I'll be needing.

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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By hiller
How did you make out, djnzlab1? I have the same...

How did you make out, djnzlab1?
I have the same injury, go for ultrasound next week.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-14, 05:56 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Fifteen miles around town today, 40 mi yesterday....

Fifteen miles around town today, 40 mi yesterday. Haven't been riding much for about a week because I've developed a swelling which may be caused by riding. At least I hope it is, otherwise it...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-27-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
No bicycling at all yesterday. Today, did 70...

No bicycling at all yesterday. Today, did 70 miles around the area with a few breaks and one crash. I learned I cannot hop even a 2" curb with my front wheel parallel. Makes sense now but at the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-25-14, 09:02 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Rode the D&R canal trail today, total 38 miles @...

Rode the D&R canal trail today, total 38 miles @ 10mph, with breaks. Perfect weather and lots of aromatic wildflowers along the path.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-24-14, 06:44 PM
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Posted By hiller
Rode 26 mi around town, ended in a flat.

Rode 26 mi around town, ended in a flat.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-23-14, 07:59 PM
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Posted By hiller
Did 40 miles around town today with one break and...

Did 40 miles around town today with one break and one flat. Afterward, went on an errand on my motorcycle and got caught in a torrential thunderstorm on the way back.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-21-14, 07:38 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Twenty-five miles around town. Wish I could've...

Twenty-five miles around town. Wish I could've done more, on a fine weather day, but my bad achilles was really throbbing today.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-20-14, 09:24 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
No outdoor ride yesterday. Today, 40 mi in...

No outdoor ride yesterday. Today, 40 mi in Harriman, 3100'. Perfect weather- sunny, 70s, low wind. Gnats still a problem but bearable.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-18-14, 06:16 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Did the same identical group ride twice. The...

Did the same identical group ride twice. The second time was with just one other guy as a consolation to him because he came out to the club picnic expecting a late ride which was cancelled. We...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-18-14, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
I rode on Ride-to-Work Friday and got caught in a...

I rode on Ride-to-Work Friday and got caught in a downpour around 6 pm. Went flat, too, but was only a block from home.
Saturday, did back-to-back climbs of Bear Mt in Harriman on my Schwinn (8 mi...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-18-14, 02:54 AM
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Posted By hiller
That stinks. Get well soon.

That stinks. Get well soon.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-15-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Too bad about the weather. It sounds like fun-...

Too bad about the weather. It sounds like fun- with 79 pit stops throughout the area (BTWD | Bike To Work Day (http://www.biketoworkmetrodc.org/)).
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-15-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Yesterday, I did 35 mi, mostly on the canal...

Yesterday, I did 35 mi, mostly on the canal trail. I also got a couple of saddle sores (I forgot my Glide). Today, no biking at all but did a great spin class tonight. The music was loud with a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-13-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Catching up on Sunday & Monday, I did 120 mi...

Catching up on Sunday & Monday, I did 120 mi between the two days, with half of that being two fast & hilly group rides. The rides were one grade over my usual so I really had to put out. Today, I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-09-14, 08:20 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Did 21 mi in the local park and area, light rain...

Did 21 mi in the local park and area, light rain & very humid. Also, did a spinning class in the morning.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-08-14, 06:05 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Just 18 mi around town, light rain; also, did...

Just 18 mi around town, light rain; also, did some pedaling at the gym.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-07-14, 07:36 PM
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Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Rode the D&R canal trail today. Did 48 mi of the...

Rode the D&R canal trail today. Did 48 mi of the stone dust trail in 4:35 hrs, inc breaks. I used my Fairfax hybrid and made better time than with the Schwinn. There were so many gnats out today...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-06-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Ride in the mts, 22 mi, but no really big hills. ...

Ride in the mts, 22 mi, but no really big hills. Then, an all-out spin class a couple of hours later.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-05-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 1,476,861
Posted By hiller
Two hour ride today which included hill repeats...

Two hour ride today which included hill repeats on a street a couple of towns over. The actual incline part was just .24 mi so I did it 7x, at least til I got a burn in my legs.
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