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    My uncle had only one lung from complications of...

    My uncle had only one lung from complications of Rheumatic Fever which was common in the US before the widespread use of antibiotics. He couldn't smoke but he was quite active and lived a long life....
  2. This ...

    This is my rain bike now. I got the Six 13 in 2008 and soon realized I was aboard a machine designed for speed and comfort. It is more upright than the EVO and a little less responsive but it gets...
  3. Thread: Shin splints.

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    I iced the area for a few days and stretched...

    I iced the area for a few days and stretched while icing. I haven't been aggressively working the hills like I was before and I slowed my average speed by about .5 mph. The shin splint is gone. No...
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    This makes sense and it's likely that a lot of...

    This makes sense and it's likely that a lot of riders don't realize how much the calves come into play particularly on long sessions of seated climbs. I rarely get out of the saddle on hills and...
  5. Thread: Shin splints.

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    Shin splints.

    I've been riding with younger, faster people on Wednesday nights and pushing large gears to stay with them. I have a mild shin splint in my right leg developing and I'm wondering if shin splints are...
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    When I was up at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical...

    When I was up at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center last year recovering from a concussion and broken collarbone the nurses were laughing at my tan lines. At least I think it was my tan lines they...
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    I would never ride my Super Six EVO anywhere near...

    I would never ride my Super Six EVO anywhere near a beach where the traffic is crazy. I ride it on back roads as much as much as possible and when I skirt the city I avoid bad intersections and...
  8. Until the healing is complete nothing is going to...

    Until the healing is complete nothing is going to work. You may have to take six months off. Due to the abrasive nature of the cycling position, irritation is inevitable and everyone who puts in...
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    Can you share your secret with us?

    Can you share your secret with us?
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    My dad lived to be 90. He smoked like a chimney...

    My dad lived to be 90. He smoked like a chimney until he was about 70 and his doctor told him to either quit or get another doctor. He had emphysema so bad that he couldn't do much for long. My mom...
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    This article...

    This article is somewhat clinical but it seems to support other data that suggest more study is needed.
    Some of the changes in the hearts of endurance athletes have been well documented but there...
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    I went on the group ride tonight. There were only...

    I went on the group ride tonight. There were only eight of us with one guy being 52 and the rest kids in their 20's and 30's. I'm 68. There was rain to the north so we rode east then south 53 miles....
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    You mean like you can only sharpen a pencil so...

    You mean like you can only sharpen a pencil so many times? Now you're getting my attention.
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    I was unable to find a link that encourages high...

    I was unable to find a link that encourages high level sports activity in seniors
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    It's not surprising that no one wants to respond...

    It's not surprising that no one wants to respond to this because the reaction is probably the same as I had when I first became aware that exercise can have a down side. I do know that for years...
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    Too much exercise?

    Someone quite rightly pointed out in another thread there is some evidence that continuing high level training into middle and old age may be detrimental to health and longevity. As an endurance...
  17. Thread: Anal problems....

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    The op should be commended for creatively...

    The op should be commended for creatively pointing out that taking care of expensive purchases is important and preserves its value. We should all join in a collectively say to the op "Up your...
  18. Thread: Bird bones.

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    Well, aside from a few anecdotal examples there...

    Well, aside from a few anecdotal examples there doesn't seem to be any settled science on this issue. There has however been a lot studied on smoking, obesity, alcohol/drug abuse, atherosclerosis and...
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    When I was a runner, and I was a good runner, I...

    When I was a runner, and I was a good runner, I was hurt all the time mostly from overuse injuries.

    Digressing: I love the Giants. Especially when they take two Super Bowls from the Patriots. Hey,...
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    The only time I ride on the big chain ring is on...

    The only time I ride on the big chain ring is on group rides. There is no C group anymore so I need to average 18 mph with people who don't wait long if you get dropped. When I train I ride cross...
  21. Thread: Bird bones.

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    Surprisingly not many cyclists are aware of...

    Surprisingly not many cyclists are aware of issues involving bone density and they should be if they are not doing anything but cycling. As data comes in and cyclists are studied bone density is...
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    My wife is going with me. The gym I wanted to...

    My wife is going with me. The gym I wanted to join is full of iron pumpers and my wife won't go so I decided to go to Planet Fitness which is really laid back and welcoming to older people who...
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    Bird bones.

    Birds have hollow bones because weight is an issue when you need to minimize it to stay aloft. Their bones seldom support their bodies for long when they are not flying and they are frail if they...
  24. Back in the early 90's when I raced regularly...

    Back in the early 90's when I raced regularly everyone was using the thinnest tires and many were riding tubular tires which need to be glued on. I did not like tubular tires because I saw a rider...
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    I went from running to cycling in 1983 and I...

    I went from running to cycling in 1983 and I remember people telling me to get on the sidewalk where I belonged. It was incomprehensible to people even then that anyone would ride a bike 50 miles a...
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