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    Un padded compression shorts work fine. I have a...

    Un padded compression shorts work fine. I have a bag behind me,, no need for pockets. On casual rides I wear regular shorts with snap or zippered pockets. I have never lost anything.
    When Its real...
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    My Long Wheel Base Easy Racer Tour Easy LE model...

    My Long Wheel Base Easy Racer Tour Easy LE model was 36 pounds from the factory.
    I added a few things, now It's 41 pounds. Even a fatter rear tire..
    Did I slow it down ? No,, I got stronger,, I...
  3. Thread: Wd-40

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    LOL,,, , , OP,, Back In the 70's I had to walk...

    LOL,,,
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    OP,, Back In the 70's I had to walk to school. five miles, Up Hill,,,BOTH WAYS,,
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    Old Farts LOL
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    I drive a Ford F-150 with a topper for a living,...

    I drive a Ford F-150 with a topper for a living, It has Horrible aerodynamics.
    I bet the Drag coefficient is near .58 If not .89 A newer Ford Mustang is about .28
    I drive at night often. My...
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    I guess if you ride rocks, boulders, I ride in...

    I guess if you ride rocks, boulders,
    I ride in the woods, I bounce off tree's, slide down dirt embankments, stickers, vines etc, never a single rip in my Lycra but I can see where out west It would...
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    I swear as I get older and closer to death I will...

    I swear as I get older and closer to death I will not, never, EVER start grasping at straws. Nor will I get sucked into the drug thing or all this Internet Bully sit on getting old.
    There are...
  7. Thread: Frequent Colds

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    VERY SMART, Same here,,, I shake peoples hands...

    VERY SMART, Same here,,, I shake peoples hands without fear !
    Did you know that families with dogs are far healthier because of the dirt and germs the dog exposes the family to....
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    It's called, 'Drafting' like Nascar. Front...

    It's called, 'Drafting' like Nascar.

    Front rider takes the wind and pushes hard,,guys behind are resting,,, they rotate and manage a faster speed as a group.

    First time I tried it I was...
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    I've never done a century, Wouldn't want to, not...

    I've never done a century, Wouldn't want to, not on my bucket list.

    As for Fatties Do check out the Salsa Bucksaw. I was talking to a bucksaw rider on the trail day before yesterday. His FULL...
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    Wind tunnel says different.. I'd go with the...

    Wind tunnel says different.. I'd go with the science if I was racing....

    As for the temps and tight road stuff I assume you mean to you find baggies are better for cooler weather ?
    From what I...
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    With a grain of salt...

    I tried baggy mtb shorts and hated them, the noise as I moved and pedaled, the lack of air flow, the fact that they were an extra layer on me I saw no reason for, so,,
    I ride in Lycra only, good...
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    If your asked, "why a recumbent?"

    Try these,

    -no butt pain.
    -no crotch pain.
    -no back pain.
    -no neck pain.
    -no wrist pain.
    -no hand pain.
    -sit on a lawn chair instead of a fence post.
    -face forward instead of face down.
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    Do what your doctor says.. Look Into electric...

    Do what your doctor says..

    Look Into electric bikes. On these you can pedal a little and ride more :P
  14. Thread: Frequent Colds

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    OP,, two or three head or chest colds a year and...

    OP,, two or three head or chest colds a year and a bout with the flu once a year would not concern me.. That's about how I roll but my wife works with kids and I am In and out of Hospitals five or...
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    This is good stuff guys,, all of you, thanks.

    This is good stuff guys,, all of you, thanks.
  16. Thread: Frequent Colds

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    If you really think your getting sick more often...

    If you really think your getting sick more often or with more Intensity coming to the Internet is a waist of time, Go see your Doctor.

    More often and worse,,Immune system sounds like Its getting...
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    Carrying the bike gives my upper body some work,...

    Carrying the bike gives my upper body some work, I do ab work also but my arms and chest get neglected, I hate to do bench work and don't like gyms.
    Raising my aerobic capacity is Important to me, I...
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    ok Ok makes perfect sense, my T-cycle Idler has...

    ok Ok makes perfect sense, my T-cycle Idler has no teeth at all, It's slick inside where the chain contacts it..
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    DON'T Do IT ! Below you will find comfort and...

    DON'T Do IT !
    Below you will find comfort and performance....
    2FO CLIP
    Specialized Bicycle Components

    So comfy I wear the NON-clip version as my primary work shoe...

    453281
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    How many like me ?

    Ok so I am 56 years old and In decent shape..(because of bike riding).. I do IMO very Intense extreme workouts on my mountain bike...

    I take no meds, I eat right, I am at a proper weight for my...
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    Yeah I don't do 'ailments' or 'conditions' I do...

    Yeah I don't do 'ailments' or 'conditions' I do health, It's cheaper and feels better..:P
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    IF I live long enough to reach old and all...

    IF I live long enough to reach old and all screwed up and ALL I CAN DO is sit and watch TV, hunt for my teeth, barely make it to the bathroom, I will hope and pray no self righteous know it all...
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    I thought we all used cooking oil... Uh Oh,,

    I thought we all used cooking oil... Uh Oh,,
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    It ain't the bike,, It's the engines.. A trick...

    It ain't the bike,, It's the engines..

    A trick we use in our very Intense mountain bike rides on hills that are so steep not even a Trail rated jeep could get up them without back flipping..
    ...
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    All those problems went away when I learned how I...

    All those problems went away when I learned how I needed to exercise and to take care of myself..
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