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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-24-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,016
Posted By Rich Gibson
Not here. On Dec 31st I will have been retired...

Not here. On Dec 31st I will have been retired for ten years. I'm 73. I was beating my head against the wall trying for the next rung. After leaving work I realized it was an exercise in...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-24-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,022
Posted By Rich Gibson
Sheesh that's depressing! At 73 I ride for an...

Sheesh that's depressing! At 73 I ride for an hour and a half, reach 24 miles and average 1.0 w/g.

I tried Zwift but I use a smartphone for my s/c, power and hrm sensor and it doesn't work. I'll...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 11-17-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,617
Posted By Rich Gibson
I just checked my cable listing and sure enough...

I just checked my cable listing and sure enough USN is gone (sigh!). Along that line I haven't had much luck finding indoor track and cyclocross races. I do subscribe to Eurosport Player (UK...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 11-12-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By Rich Gibson
Good deal for FitBit buyers

For those of you interested in buying a FitBit monitor for now or getting one for a special person for Christmas Bed Bath and Beyond has them in stock (at least in the northern VA area) and they are...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-10-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,560
Posted By Rich Gibson
I encountered problems with the same item and...

I encountered problems with the same item and found that I had to wash it thoroughly every three or four rides. I assume the salt from sweat causes the electrical conductivity to fail. You might...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-09-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,777
Posted By Rich Gibson
I bought a roller trainer to go with my Kurt...

I bought a roller trainer to go with my Kurt Kinetic. I plan to alternate using them. The roller is a beast to ride; it's taking a lot of time to learn to do it safely. I have a power meter on my...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-08-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,765
Posted By Rich Gibson
I've been using this combination on my Samsung...

I've been using this combination on my Samsung Galaxy S5 for over two years and the Note 4 daily since March, no screen burn in on either. An hour and a half once a day is not excessive. You can use...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-07-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rich Gibson
I'm 73 and ran all my adult life. Arthroscopic...

I'm 73 and ran all my adult life. Arthroscopic surger on both knees at the turn of the century. I tried elliptic from 2006-2013 mind numbingly boring. Switched to cycling two years three months this...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-06-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,765
Posted By Rich Gibson
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and IpBike app. 486603...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and IpBike app.

486603

Rich
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-31-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By Rich Gibson
Nope! 12 oz. COSTCO Mexican Coke (sugar, not High...

Nope! 12 oz. COSTCO Mexican Coke (sugar, not High fructose corn syrup)

Rich
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-29-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,946
Posted By Rich Gibson
My late father-in-law used a similar argument...

My late father-in-law used a similar argument against automobile seat belts. If you had an accident they would keep you from exiting the car. Uh-huh! Around the same time a neighbor was involved...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-29-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,961
Posted By Rich Gibson
We're just east of King's Park shopping center. ...

We're just east of King's Park shopping center. We've lived there for 36 years now.

Rich
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-26-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,961
Posted By Rich Gibson
518 through 10/31 which brings me up to 5055 for...

518 through 10/31 which brings me up to 5055 for the year. Target 500 miles per month.

Rich
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-19-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By Rich Gibson
HI. I just came across this thread. I will keep...

HI. I just came across this thread. I will keep you in my daily prayers. I am so fortunate to have found this site. Who would have thought there would be this forum for geezers? A great place...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-15-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,896
Posted By Rich Gibson
I'm 73 and have run most of my life then had a...

I'm 73 and have run most of my life then had a torn meniscus in both knees and surgery for them. Stop running indefinitely (guess you don't want to hear that) If your knee joint is worn past a...
Forum: Commuting 10-10-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Rich Gibson
I use these...

I use these http://m.duluthtrading.com/store/product/mens-buck-naked-performance-briefs-76014.aspx?kw=Briefs&processor=content From Duluth trading Co. They are comfortable and breathe.

Rich
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-10-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,961
Posted By Rich Gibson
Another month with a 500 mile target. Sadly I...

Another month with a 500 mile target. Sadly I lost four days due to asthma. Doctor prescribed symbicort and it's worked like a charm. I'm up to 104 miles so far. Monthly average to date 501; YRD...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-10-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Rich Gibson
It's entirely possible. I've had asthma problems...

It's entirely possible. I've had asthma problems this year and have been outside riding only five times..all dismal failures resulting in coughing and chest pains the next day. I have a Kurt Kinetic...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-08-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Rich Gibson
Thanks Bill! :thumb: As for the values on the...

Thanks Bill! :thumb: As for the values on the chart. TSS (in my words) is sort of a 'how much did I do?' indicator over a calculation using HR; the formula TSS = (S x NP x IF) / (FTP x 3,600) x 100...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-07-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Rich Gibson
It's a site called training peaks. I use an app...

It's a site called training peaks. I use an app IpBike which records HR, cadence, speed and power which I upload to Training Peaks, That graph is available if you use their premium membership. I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-07-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Rich Gibson
And some spend a thousand on wheels to save a few...

And some spend a thousand on wheels to save a few tens of grams which is negated if they don't take a dump before riding.

Just say in...

Rich
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-06-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Rich Gibson
Power meter goes a long way with training

I recently purchased and installed a Power2Max poser meter for my Fuji Roubaix. As has been mentioned in this forum it is difficult to get a real idea of how one's training is going. This spring I...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-06-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 25,014
Posted By Rich Gibson
+1 on both topics. One day Ecclestone will be...

+1 on both topics. One day Ecclestone will be out of the picture and maybe F1 will return to a more enjoyable form. I confess checking Google news to see who won the latest race and whether it was...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rich Gibson
Oh yes I do. P.C. > Insisting that others go to...

Oh yes I do. P.C. > Insisting that others go to great lengths so as not to offend...in this case others' ears while riding.

Rich
Forum: Commuting 10-05-15, 10:07 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rich Gibson
Good grief so many politically correct riders! I...

Good grief so many politically correct riders! I use aa Bose® - SoundLink® Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker connected to my Galaxy Note 4. I found a bag which fits to exactly and attaches to the bar...
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