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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-29-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395
You and me both! I saw an episode of...

You and me both!

I saw an episode of "Intervention" where they discussed the burgeoning heroin epidemic. Apparently, a lot of them being taking vicodin or hydrocodone or another opiate. They...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-29-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395
Actually, I think he may have served more than 2...

Actually, I think he may have served more than 2 years ... he might even be still in jail.

At 2 years, he was up for parole and it was granted. But then he failed a drug test and it was revoked.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-29-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395
Interesting thread. One of the links is to Ken...

Interesting thread. One of the links is to Ken Kifer's thoughts on the subject.

Is Cycling Dangerous? -- The Risk of Bicycle Use -- Accidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Benefits...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-29-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By Biker395
Green with envy here. I started riding...

Green with envy here.

I started riding Xcountry with this group. It was a hoot. Gotta finish before I have to do it in a wheelchair.

https://www.cycleamerica.com/cc-tour.htm
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-29-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395
Yikes! Did you ever find out what caused the...

Yikes! Did you ever find out what caused the crash?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-29-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395
Damn. That's a pretty serious crack! My...

Damn. That's a pretty serious crack!

My last serious crash was at about 23 MPH ... but you had to really look closely to see how the helmet cracked to absorb the energy. Yours must have been a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Biker395
That was taken on Angeles Crest Highway back when...

That was taken on Angeles Crest Highway back when they chip sealed it in 2012 (near Cloudburst Summit, I think). Those "pebbles" were effin huge! Even the motorcyclists were unhappy. The worst...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Biker395
http://www.bikingbrian.com/wp-content/uploads/2012...

http://www.bikingbrian.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/ACH_Chip_Seal_Vic_small-600x450.jpg
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Biker395
Is that what others call "chip seal"? If so,...

Is that what others call "chip seal"?

If so, I'd like to join your club of hate.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 649
Posted By Biker395
There's the argument she needs a new bike anyway....

There's the argument she needs a new bike anyway. It's nice to have a backup. :D

Given my cheapskate tendencies, I'd keep riding what I had until the benefit of an upgraded bike was clear to me....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 649
Posted By Biker395
I'm saving this for later reference. Trust me...

I'm saving this for later reference. Trust me ... soon enough, you will be seeking hills. It's a disease. :p
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 649
Posted By Biker395
With the kind of riding you're doing, you'll...

With the kind of riding you're doing, you'll likely want to go clipless sooner than later. Go for it.

As for the bike, what's your budget?

One piece of advice you're going to get is this: ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Biker395
"All the world loves a clown." - Cole...

"All the world loves a clown." - Cole Porter
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Biker395
No need to. Mere months before that happened, I...

No need to. Mere months before that happened, I had a complete cardio workup. Contrast CT scan, EKG, experimental EKG where they take measurements in your chest and extremities ... all kinds of...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Biker395
Hell, a few weeks go, I time trialed it home for...

Hell, a few weeks go, I time trialed it home for about 15 miles. Got home all hot and sweaty, and laid down to eat a bowl of stew. After a few minutes, I got up to get something to drink.

I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 700
Posted By Biker395
Many use Tums or other calcium based pills to...

Many use Tums or other calcium based pills to ward off cramps. They work pretty well for me.

I'll also say this. Years ago, I was doing a "Loopfest" ride in some pretty serious heat and humidity....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,548
Posted By Biker395
+1 Hands down, most of the recent injuries I'm...

+1 Hands down, most of the recent injuries I'm aware of have been group riding in pacelines. It seems like one goes down every week. :eek: Nuts to that.

I commute by bike most days, with 80% on...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-26-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,621
Posted By Biker395
Pretty much my story too. 1. Helmet mounted...

Pretty much my story too.

1. Helmet mounted mirror.

2. Shoe inserts (less hotfoot)

3. Lights (recently, the Cygolite Dart 200 and Hotshot Pro 80 for daytime use ... both excellent and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-25-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By Biker395
I bought a Lezyne pump of similar design and...

I bought a Lezyne pump of similar design and appearance. Like this:
...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-25-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 384
Posted By Biker395
There was a thread some time ago about Gatorade...

There was a thread some time ago about Gatorade and similar drinks, and some opined that they weren't necessary, and had too much sugar to be healthy.

What you experienced is why such drinks are...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-22-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By Biker395
What's this running you speak of? My knees are...

What's this running you speak of? My knees are already aching at the thought of it. :lol:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-22-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By Biker395
I dunno ... that all depends on how and where you...

I dunno ... that all depends on how and where you ride.

As for cardio, I guarantee that riding a bike at an aerobic and occasionally anerobic pace will do wonders for cardio development.

As for...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-21-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By Biker395
Lol!

Lol!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-21-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 693
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Posted By Biker395
To me, it tastes like saltwater. :-p

To me, it tastes like saltwater. :-p
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-21-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By Biker395
Whoa ... that's interesting perspective. For me,...

Whoa ... that's interesting perspective. For me, the health benefits are an inevitable consequence of riding for fun.

Don't forget the fun component. For me, any activity partaken purely for...
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