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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,137
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Have you ever tried whole wheat pitas rather than...

Have you ever tried whole wheat pitas rather than a regular loaf of bread? I make most sandwiches with pitas these days. White bread also contributes to diabetes.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,137
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Yep, gluten free is getting popular for these...

Yep, gluten free is getting popular for these reasons.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Yep, I am leaning that direction. I had a...

Yep, I am leaning that direction. I had a custom-made bike when I used to race. The Roubaix has a similar feel.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,480
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Whatever bike someone buys is their own decision,...

Whatever bike someone buys is their own decision, ultimately. My advice to someone would be buy what you can afford without hardship in another other way. Ride for the sheer joy of riding. It's good...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By MickeyMaguire
There are times when my blood pressure meds cause...

There are times when my blood pressure meds cause a little dizziness.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,633
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Just before a deer runs, it drops about six...

Just before a deer runs, it drops about six inches in front and a little more in the rear. Then, it bolts with a bound. Be set to slow down a bit and you'll miss it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-15-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Time for a new bike

I saw that Performance Bike has big sales going on-- as usual-- but, with the income tax refund being what it is, I have lots of extra money to put toward some recreational activities. So... I am...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-14-14, 05:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,466
Posted By MickeyMaguire
hattori hanzo... assassinated general Nobunaga...

hattori hanzo... assassinated general Nobunaga which resulted in Tokugawa becoming shogun. Interesting choice of words.

BTW... My wife and I will most likely be moving to Vero Beach some time in...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-14-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By MickeyMaguire
lol... especially the Amazonian females.

lol... especially the Amazonian females.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-14-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,007
Posted By MickeyMaguire
And women get turned on by it.

And women get turned on by it.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-31-14, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,312
Posted By MickeyMaguire
I always carry a pump with me when I ride (and a...

I always carry a pump with me when I ride (and a spare inner tube). 700x25 tires should be able to handle a pretty good amount of bumps without too much trouble. Regarding pinch flats, however, two...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-31-14, 04:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,344
Posted By MickeyMaguire
I write books, read a lot, and have a lot of...

I write books, read a lot, and have a lot of hobbies and income streams. I am also an artist working in pen & ink, watercolor, calligraphy, photography (wrote a book titled "Frame That Shot"). I...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-25-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,334
Posted By MickeyMaguire
I have a 2012 Absolute2 with Tiagra components....

I have a 2012 Absolute2 with Tiagra components. The bike shifts like silk and is pretty quick. The only time I wish I were in the drops (racing configuration), thus far, have been days with a pretty...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-24-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By MickeyMaguire
There is a twelve-step program.

There is a twelve-step program.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-14, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By MickeyMaguire
My wife and I could never ride a tandem. I spin...

My wife and I could never ride a tandem. I spin and she is a pedal pusher.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-14, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Hi Carsten. Welcome to the forum. Cycling is...

Hi Carsten. Welcome to the forum. Cycling is great for fun and fitness. I am fifty-six years old and starting riding bicycles at age four. I plan to ride until I die. That said, I want to ride at...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-21-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By MickeyMaguire
I put the bike on CL and it sold in a single day....

I put the bike on CL and it sold in a single day. I could have sold twenty of these things if I had them. A gentleman in his mid 70s bought the bike and is thrilled with it. He is an avid Cannondale...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-18-14, 01:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,454
Posted By MickeyMaguire
I have been known to wrap a Nikon D3100 in a...

I have been known to wrap a Nikon D3100 in a Pearl Izumi Barrier jacket and put it in the rear bag on my bike for a few shots on the ride. That works out great because the Nikon is 14.2 mega-pixels...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-18-14, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By MickeyMaguire
When I was about fifteen-years-old, my older...

When I was about fifteen-years-old, my older brother came home from work and pulled his car into the garage and forgot to close the door. We had two Columbia "ten-speed" bikes in the garage. They...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-18-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Very nice. Did you paint it, or just remove...

Very nice. Did you paint it, or just remove decals?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-18-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,971
Posted By MickeyMaguire
If you want to measure the difference between old...

If you want to measure the difference between old bikes and new, for power transfer (torque) the stiffness of the rear triangle makes a big difference in road bikes from low-price, to mid-range, to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-17-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,334
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Ten years later... Paramount was still king....

Ten years later... Paramount was still king. LeTour and Super LeTour were both nice bikes. There was one between the LeTours and Paramount. I forget what it was called.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-17-14, 01:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,966
Posted By MickeyMaguire
Sad news. Robin was also in the early stages of...

Sad news. Robin was also in the early stages of Parkinson's and had a great deal of difficulty with that-- according to his widow.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-17-14, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By MickeyMaguire
I was once told that stimulation, from vibration,...

I was once told that stimulation, from vibration, can cause this. With that in mind, maybe it was the motorcycle, not the bicycle, but it may have been either one or the combination.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-17-14, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By MickeyMaguire
That's an idea. Maybe I can rally the troops and...

That's an idea. Maybe I can rally the troops and do something around Mid Ohio.
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