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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By Smogsteve
I had my right knee replaced 5 weeks ago. I can...

I had my right knee replaced 5 weeks ago. I can ride on the trainer at home and the spin bike at Physical therapy class. All that the PT people say I should put in is 10-15 minutes 3 times a day,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-22-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By Smogsteve
We hod our Ride of Silence last night. It was a...

We hod our Ride of Silence last night. It was a time for retrospection and allowed us to bring some awareness to the passing motorists. An evening well spent.382257
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-10-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Smogsteve
Is this how we really ride our road bikes?

If you have not seen Road Bike Party on youtube It is not too late., because Road bike party 2 just came out. Some of the great MTB trials riders doing their thing on a $20,000 Colnago. Amazing!...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-16-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,152
Posted By Smogsteve
I September of 2011 I had a aortic valve...

I September of 2011 I had a aortic valve replacement. I have a great cardiologist who is a Tri geek. She said cycling is a great way to rehab the heart. I rode indoors for 2 months, she worried more...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-07-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 441
Posted By Smogsteve
Not this year. Started it and saw all that white...

Not this year. Started it and saw all that white hair and thought that I look old enough already. Then my wife said she would stop shaving to follow me --- well it came off soon after.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-30-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By Smogsteve
I retired on March 1 of this year. I had to go...

I retired on March 1 of this year. I had to go back to Strava to remember where I rode that day. It looks like a nice 35 mile solo ride. Fast, lots of hills, some good views. a good way to start this...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-30-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 621
Posted By Smogsteve
Rick I too, was on this ride. started the...

Rick
I too, was on this ride. started the morning @ 6:30 put in 10 miles and realized I forgot my water bottles. Ended up riding the 88 mile course solo.The serious side-head winds in the canyon...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-23-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,040
Posted By Smogsteve
I'm 62 and ride 4-5 days a week. 100 - 200 miles...

I'm 62 and ride 4-5 days a week. 100 - 200 miles a week all year long. Last year only 1200 miles but I had heart surgery and that put me down for 3 months. Now it seems that I have gotten back into...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-31-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,949
Posted By Smogsteve
60 miles Corona to Huntington Beach and back @...

60 miles Corona to Huntington Beach and back @ 16.7 MPH. 83* at the start, 79* at the beach, 101* back in Corona. 7.5 bottles of water and I still am down 4 LBS ( 4 pints). I hate muggy weather.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,370
Posted By Smogsteve
Rick remember if you are riding the lighthouse it...

Rick remember if you are riding the lighthouse it is a perfect pie ride. At lunch in Cambria, along with sandwich's and other good stuff, you must have a piece of ogallaberry pie, OK maybe two...
Forum: Southern California 08-19-13, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Smogsteve
I have a condo just north of Rosarito Beach. I do...

I have a condo just north of Rosarito Beach. I do not ride my bike there. No shoulders, narrow roads and drunk drivers (U.S.A). make this not the best place to ride. Go for a run on the beach. Have a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-16-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,847
Posted By Smogsteve
I notice a trend here, many of us started as...

I notice a trend here, many of us started as paperboys'. I think this is where my love affair with the bicycle began. Schwinn Stingray and 40 lbs of papers in cloth bags hanging from the handlebars....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-13-13, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 34,435
Posted By Smogsteve
rode 26 miles this morning. Then 30 minutes lazy...

rode 26 miles this morning. Then 30 minutes lazy swimming in our pool, followed by 2 hours of golf lessons. Just another great day. But they all seem great.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Smogsteve
Good job to all those that enterd Rapha Rising La Centime on Strava

Kudos to the other five intrepid riders who gave this challenge there best. Chris Randall you dropped the rest of us like you forgot we were riding with you, even if we were a thousand miles apart....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-13, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Smogsteve
Good job to allthose that enterd Rapha Rising La Centime on STrava

Kudos to the other five intrepid riders who gave this challenge there best. Chris Randall you dropped the rest of us like you forgot we were riding with you, even if we were a thousand miles apart....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-18-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By Smogsteve
Played 36 holes with BF and his sons. Dinner at...

Played 36 holes with BF and his sons. Dinner at his house. rode home 36 miles 2900 ft climbing. Skyped with Daughter in Berlin, and Son in N.Y. Just another great fathers day.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-18-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,949
Posted By Smogsteve
An easy 15 @ 14mph today with my dear wife. Late...

An easy 15 @ 14mph today with my dear wife. Late start and a little warm. Shoulders sore from 36 holes on Sunday, followed by a 34 mile hill ride. Just another great fathers day.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 34,435
Posted By Smogsteve
Yesterday was 6 hours with the fishing kayak @ La...

Yesterday was 6 hours with the fishing kayak @ La Jolla cove, 21 lb tuna, and snagged a thresher shark for 45 min of fun. Today rode 21 miles with my wife and then we went bowling for 3 games, Dance...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,668
Posted By Smogsteve
If you get to drive in Germany, Please do not...

If you get to drive in Germany, Please do not drive like an American. Deutchland drivers expect you to to the proper thing ate the proper time always..
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-13, 09:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,668
Posted By Smogsteve
I can only agree that the drivers in So Cal are...

I can only agree that the drivers in So Cal are among the greatest obliviots that I have ever seen, Paris France and Madrid Spain seem to be worse. I am so glad that I no longer have to commute from...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,857
Posted By Smogsteve
Yes I sent by pay pal and it was deducted from my...

Yes I sent by pay pal and it was deducted from my checking account yesterday 6-4-13
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-03-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,857
Posted By Smogsteve
I thought that I was going to be that guy that...

I thought that I was going to be that guy that just missed out but, I was able to send off the money and I hope I get the jersey.

Thanks Curtis.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-31-13, 11:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,502
Posted By Smogsteve
Your symptoms sound a lot like what I had last...

Your symptoms sound a lot like what I had last year. Turns out I had a bad aortic valve. One painful surgery and a year of PT and I am the strongest that I have been in 15 years. It could be the 125...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-31-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,588
Posted By Smogsteve
I'm 62 and did this years ride in 3:09. Last year...

I'm 62 and did this years ride in 3:09. Last year it took 7:43 , but that was 7 weeks after heart surgery. Yes, my Dr. and wife yelled at me for that.
Forum: Southern California 03-15-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Smogsteve
Snapping turtles along SART?

Riding back to Corona on Sart this morning I saw what looked like two snapping turtles near the west end of Yorba Reg. Park, just out of the river on rocks. It is amazing what you see if you have to...
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