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    Sticky: :thumb: A day late Happy Birthday and nice...

    :thumb: A day late Happy Birthday and nice riding. Enjoy the ride with your wife.

    After yesterday's rapid ride it was a slow and easy 20 miler starting at 46F this AM. No riding tomorrow but Space...
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    Sorry you had no 5K TT but great that you got in...

    Sorry you had no 5K TT but great that you got in the 8 miles. My wife worked a 5K yesterday as she has done for years. We have the Space Coast Half Marathon on Sunday. GREAT event and awesome...
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    Belated Happy Birthday you whippersnapper. ...

    Belated Happy Birthday you whippersnapper.

    64yo here. Met 5 guys at 0730, 48F for 62 miles, 22mph average, flat and windy. Added another 15 miles getting to the ride and back home.

    Lamb chops,...
  4. I am in total awe of the abilities of so many...

    I am in total awe of the abilities of so many here. Truly a bunch of older athletes.


    Bicycling/spinning classes (when necessary)-never have done this exercise and probably never will.

    All...
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    Sticky: 31 miles out, 31 miles back with 5 other guys and...

    31 miles out, 31 miles back with 5 other guys and an extra 17 on my own. 48F to start, 70F at finish.
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    Sorry about your plant. As many here, been there...

    Sorry about your plant. As many here, been there and still on the road biking.



    It's not for you to look for! Having a knock out is reason enough for a CAT Scan. My wife was out for some time...
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    Just saw that Nashbar now has an extra 20% off...

    Just saw that Nashbar now has an extra 20% off with the free shipping.
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    I can't address the 500 since I have the 650 and...

    I can't address the 500 since I have the 650 and feel it is fantastic. Low at 200 lumens is great for street riding at 17mph and the 650 lumens is awesome.

    NiteRiderLumina 650 - NiteRider
    ...
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    No No No needed???

    No No No needed???
  10. Way cool to be here and vent and use bikes to...

    Way cool to be here and vent and use bikes to escape!!! :thumb::thumb:

    Maybe if more people were like us bicycle riding dummies, there wouldn't be fires and looting going on. OOPS, but I did get...
  11. 3. You need sit-bones that rub against each other...

    3. You need sit-bones that rub against each other with thighs of a stork to get comfy on one! LOL! :roflmao2:






    I read it as a universal "you" such as "one needs sit-bones....."

    Dang...
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    IMO, Brendan Brazier has a couple of interesting...

    IMO, Brendan Brazier has a couple of interesting and informative books as far as ultra endurance and vegan diet....

    Brendan Brazier, vegan triathlete | Great Vegan Athletes
  13. Had a tri friend try one and he couldn't stand,...

    Had a tri friend try one and he couldn't stand, or sit, it either.
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    HAVE FUN!!!! Dang, only thing I do morning of...

    HAVE FUN!!!!

    Dang, only thing I do morning of event is top off the air. Lots less to remember as I am getting older.
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    Keep on riding and you might never be like a...

    Keep on riding and you might never be like a 31yo. :thumb:
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    A FRED I am proud to call a friend and there...

    A FRED I am proud to call a friend and there could very well be few to none who have come close to his accomplishments......

    The Man Who Rode to the Moon (and back) (twice) | Miles 4 Melanoma
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    Sticky: Not the type of post I was hoping to read...

    Not the type of post I was hoping to read regarding the day's ride.....Heal well and enjoy the CAT if you get one.

    ........Tried going up a driveway onto the sidewalk and it wasn't smooth, had a...
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    Sticky: Clouds, wind and even some liquid sunshine along...

    Clouds, wind and even some liquid sunshine along with a SW FL. freezing 44F temperature for my 32 miles this AM. Dressing appropriately with a winter cycling jacket I haven't used since moving to FL....
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    64yo, 5' 8", 138lbs, 110psi fr/rr in 23mm tires...

    64yo, 5' 8", 138lbs, 110psi fr/rr in 23mm tires rated to 130psi for 52 miles today with temps in upper 50's. HAD A GREAT RIDE!!! Rock hard doesn't bother me but can appreciate the feelings of those...
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    Sticky: Was awake at 0300 this morning. Got out at 0415...

    Was awake at 0300 this morning. Got out at 0415 for a 4.2 mile pavement pounding followed by some breakfast then back out for 52 cold, windy and occasionally rainy miles.
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    If that was the view out my front door, a FAT...

    If that was the view out my front door, a FAT bike would be parked in the garage. Good thing is that there is a slim to none chance that I would be greeted with such a sight looking out any door or...
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    I am 64 and an Ironman finisher. I can swim, I...

    I am 64 and an Ironman finisher. I can swim, I can cycle, but due to bad knees I can only jog a bit but can speed walk at a 10mpm pace.

    My bicycling, no racing, has allowed me to speed walk at...
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    Last year, having completed an Ironman within the...

    Last year, having completed an Ironman within the required time limit, I accomplished my goal. This year, my name was again called out upon finishing; however, since the swim was canceled I did not...
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    Sticky: DANG, was hoping for 80 today but wound up with...

    DANG, was hoping for 80 today but wound up with 79.77. Was on my reassembled, this Friday, '83 Paramount built back up as a heavy duty trainer and it weighs in at 26 pounds so maybe I should call it...
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    Thanks for the encouragement. :thumb: Guess...

    Thanks for the encouragement. :thumb:

    Guess the main reason for me not going to a fixed bike is that it probably wouldn't return enough on the investment. Too little ride time would be spent on...
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