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    Sticky: I like your 900r :thumb: Usually the 41/42...

    I like your 900r :thumb:

    Usually the 41/42 miler with the guys on Tuesday is more like 23.5mph average so it was slow but both temperature and humidity were high and I just can't contribute to the...
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    0730 to 0830 for group rides. Food shopping at...

    0730 to 0830 for group rides. Food shopping at the 24hr Walmart, 0430 on the grocery grabber.
  3. Thread: A question.

    by OldTryGuy
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    Wear what you feel comfortable in. I wear...

    Wear what you feel comfortable in.

    I wear cycling clothes because the pants feel great, move with me and the padding is wonderful. The jersey wicks moisture away, has a full zipper so I can open...
  4. Play away and have fun with the build-up, then...

    Play away and have fun with the build-up, then may there be smooth roads ahead.
  5. I have no desire to live to be 100 and care not...

    I have no desire to live to be 100 and care not about extended time derived from riding. Buddy I rode with yesterday is 67 and has 9,000 miles so far this year.



    Not all doofuses are teens....
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    Truth be told, some people just don't climb well....

    Truth be told, some people just don't climb well. No BS, just the way it it. They say "practice makes perfect" but if that were true, Carnegie Hall would be inundated with performers. Keep at it and...
  7. I heard tell that it's the angle of the dangle...

    I heard tell that it's the angle of the dangle that mostly matters, or not??????
  8. WOW!!!!! Notice a 2mm difference, better not...

    WOW!!!!! Notice a 2mm difference, better not change short/bib manufacturer with a thicker/thinner pad. ;)
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    Sticky: Had my first "GOOD FEELING" ride today on the...

    Had my first "GOOD FEELING" ride today on the Giant since prostate cancer cryosurgery 5 weeks ago today.

    The day started off with a 0430 bike ride to Walmart on the grocery grabber equipped with...
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    All veggies are not created equal and obtaining...

    All veggies are not created equal and obtaining the maximum amount of beneficial nutrients from veggies requires different means of preparation. RAW is not always the best.
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    Great ride. Calf compression sleeves work...

    Great ride.

    Calf compression sleeves work wonders.
  12. Thanks for the info. With tons of information...

    Thanks for the info.

    With tons of information out there to review, it truly is mind bending. My PC doctor has worked with a group of men with prostate issues and has passed on lots of information...
  13. Climbing successfully is a marriage between rpm...

    Climbing successfully is a marriage between rpm and power. Sometimes the spin is better than the muscle and sometimes not. Using the same hills with altering techniques will yield results that will...
  14. I have the dual sided on my grocery grabber and...

    I have the dual sided on my grocery grabber and they are great! Have taken the bike on some club rides using my clipless sandals and can hang on with the 20/22mph group drafting the guys.
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    Way to go!!! :thumb: :thumb:

    Way to go!!! :thumb: :thumb:
  16. +1, especially with 6" rise BMX bars. ;)

    +1, especially with 6" rise BMX bars. ;)
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    Sticky: IMO, clip-on aerobars=best thing since sliced...

    IMO, clip-on aerobars=best thing since sliced bread. Only way I can get out and enjoy longer rides on the road bikes.
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    Plant based iron is better metabolized when...

    Plant based iron is better metabolized when accompanied with vitamin C intake. Do not drink milk while eating. I have been anemic for ages and just today found that a 4oz. serving of ground buffalo...
  19. Even with my 10 on right side I wasn't too upset...

    Even with my 10 on right side I wasn't too upset since my doc was so confident. Still have the 6 in left that we will address in December.
  20. Not being super knowledgeable, but thinking that...

    Not being super knowledgeable, but thinking that still having 6 after 3 years means it's not that aggressive, so don't freak out.
  21. Best of luck with your treatment revchuck....

    Best of luck with your treatment revchuck. :thumb:



    My course of action does not include radiation, but the zero testosterone is most definitely hitting me hard. Night sweats like menopausal...
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    Another no planner here. Local roads I know and...

    Another no planner here. Local roads I know and if it's a ride in an area unfamiliar to me I follow the leader.
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    About an hour south of you and our 90F+, high...

    About an hour south of you and our 90F+, high humidity days lately makes for some extra moist riding conditions, so a good pair of shorts most definitely helps. A good seat can also make the riding...
  24. Thread: Descending.

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    For myself, descending speed is an "in the...

    For myself, descending speed is an "in the moment" decision. Depending on road and weather conditions along with the company I'm riding with will determine how fast I go. 40mph+ is just chilling,...
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    Absolutely brutal. Be careful everyone......

    Absolutely brutal. Be careful everyone......
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