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Forum: Road Cycling 02-13-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,150
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Go for a few 40-50 mile group rides with a local...

Go for a few 40-50 mile group rides with a local team or club?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,356
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Diel, great grandson of the founder, is...

Diel, great grandson of the founder, is assembling the frame this week. Then it's off to painting tomorrow or next week! Half the fun here is buying and gathering together the components.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-07-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,274
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Let's see, looks to me like Univ of Michigan...

Let's see, looks to me like Univ of Michigan cycling kit, Google name of cyclist, lives in Ann Arbor, is an auto engineer and rides or coaches with U of M club. U of M has one of the top 5 law...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-05-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
I understand how that could be the case, how that...

I understand how that could be the case, how that could work, but I spent a lot of time looking at my scans with the radiologist and neurosurgeon and won't be fixed by physical therapy. It could have...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-05-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Thanks! I just got back from my first pt...

Thanks! I just got back from my first pt appointment and we talked about cycling, post surgery and riding in the drops. Her assessment was, the physical requirements of my job probably set the stage...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-05-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Yes. I would. I love my 2014 EVO. It's light,...

Yes. I would. I love my 2014 EVO. It's light, stiff, responsive going uphill and stable at 40mph downhill on a nice twisting road. Beautiful! I can only imagine the performance of the Hi-Mod.


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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-04-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Serious question. I have a co-worker that is...

Serious question.

I have a co-worker that is a medical professional and has some experience and training in the neurosciences. He suggested that cycling is a possible cause of my disc...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-04-16, 10:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
What?! Your spine doc said to get a better bike...

What?! Your spine doc said to get a better bike for your back, and you traded your 2015 SS EVO for a 2014 Hi-Mod SS EVO?! I'm sure it rides great, but excuse me for finding some fault in that logic!...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-04-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Time for an update. I certainly appreciate your...

Time for an update. I certainly appreciate your long and considered replay. Thank you.

As it turns out, I also have a rupture between C6-C7. Heaven knows how I got near simultaneous injuries to my...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-04-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By Minnesota Expat
This. +1. I would add, most drivers are way...

This. +1. I would add, most drivers are way under-insured.

But it's not just lost income. I'm dealing now with multiple ruptured disks (non-cycling related) and dealing with $100 co-pays for scans...
Forum: Commuting 01-31-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Minnesota Expat
No rides since a 12-mile bike commute on Dec...

No rides since a 12-mile bike commute on Dec 23rd. And we've had a four-week stretch of record warm weather in south Texas! Grrrrrrrrr...
Forum: Commuting 01-31-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Minnesota Expat
It'll trade you one repetitive stress injury and...

It'll trade you one repetitive stress injury and a rotator cuff tear for two ruptured disks! I have no idea how it happened, except maybe it's an indicator of an active life and being north of 50...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-29-16, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Oh. Hey there!

Oh. Hey there!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-29-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Yes. Your health insurance is your primary...

Yes. Your health insurance is your primary coverage. BUT, if you are hit by a driver, it is the drivers fault and you are awarded a bodily injury settlement, your health insurance company WILL file a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-29-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Absolutely agree about the treatment of law...

Absolutely agree about the treatment of law enforcement. I'm addressing the concerns of the OP about the point of insurance and what it can do for a cyclist.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-29-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Not exactly. Your bike is one thing. If your bike...

Not exactly. Your bike is one thing. If your bike is damaged in an accident, you likely are "damaged" too. And your auto insurance can help. Really, do read this;...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-29-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Well, consider this, from a bike injury lawyer in...

Well, consider this, from a bike injury lawyer in southern California;

https://pvcycling.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/please-get-r-done/
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Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,356
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Good site and good people. I spend a lot of...

Good site and good people. I spend a lot of timethere, especially during the pro race season. Overall, the site has astronger emphasis on the "culture" of road cycling versuscycling equipment (as...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,356
Posted By Minnesota Expat
It is a real work of art and craftsmanship....

It is a real work of art and craftsmanship. Almost as fun, is picking out and buying the components for the build. Can anyone identify the wheelset in the pictures? They must be Campagnolo, probably...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,356
Posted By Minnesota Expat
As we "speak", I am waiting on delivery for one...

As we "speak", I am waiting on delivery for one of those, that very frame (Interceptor Super Stiff) and color combination (Gritty Grey and Jaegher Orange)! Will post pictures!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-18-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,687
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Good morning Salem, Just sent you a PM. I...

Good morning Salem,

Just sent you a PM. I like your Hirondelle, nice color. What kind of saddle is that? Did you put on the lighter rims? Do you have any closeup pics of the original rims/hubs and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,687
Posted By Minnesota Expat
Hey there, just saw your post. Still have those...

Hey there, just saw your post. Still have those rims and skewers?

- Minnesota Expat
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-05-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
All: I deeply appreciate all of the responses. On...

All: I deeply appreciate all of the responses. On my way out the door in a few minutes for my steroid injection (With a needle as big as a pencil lead, right into my spine. I might ride up and down...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-03-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Minnesota Expat
L4-L5 Disc Protrusion

Okay, 50 Plus cycling issues. Check. Threads about prostrate cancer, retirement, and 3-wheel bicycles. Check. May not like it, but this is the right place.

I'm 55-yo, ride about 2-3k miles a year,...
Forum: Texas 10-10-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Minnesota Expat
San Antonio here. Commuting from San Marcos to...

San Antonio here. Commuting from San Marcos to San Antonio? Where are you working in San Antonio?

There are good rides north of the 1604 Loop in San Antonio. That's the edge of the Hill Country...
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