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    Not here. On Dec 31st I will have been retired...

    Not here. On Dec 31st I will have been retired for ten years. I'm 73. I was beating my head against the wall trying for the next rung. After leaving work I realized it was an exercise in...
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    Sheesh that's depressing! At 73 I ride for an...

    Sheesh that's depressing! At 73 I ride for an hour and a half, reach 24 miles and average 1.0 w/g.

    I tried Zwift but I use a smartphone for my s/c, power and hrm sensor and it doesn't work. I'll...
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    I just checked my cable listing and sure enough...

    I just checked my cable listing and sure enough USN is gone (sigh!). Along that line I haven't had much luck finding indoor track and cyclocross races. I do subscribe to Eurosport Player (UK...
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    Good deal for FitBit buyers

    For those of you interested in buying a FitBit monitor for now or getting one for a special person for Christmas Bed Bath and Beyond has them in stock (at least in the northern VA area) and they are...
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    I encountered problems with the same item and...

    I encountered problems with the same item and found that I had to wash it thoroughly every three or four rides. I assume the salt from sweat causes the electrical conductivity to fail. You might...
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    I bought a roller trainer to go with my Kurt...

    I bought a roller trainer to go with my Kurt Kinetic. I plan to alternate using them. The roller is a beast to ride; it's taking a lot of time to learn to do it safely. I have a power meter on my...
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    I've been using this combination on my Samsung...

    I've been using this combination on my Samsung Galaxy S5 for over two years and the Note 4 daily since March, no screen burn in on either. An hour and a half once a day is not excessive. You can use...
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    I'm 73 and ran all my adult life. Arthroscopic...

    I'm 73 and ran all my adult life. Arthroscopic surger on both knees at the turn of the century. I tried elliptic from 2006-2013 mind numbingly boring. Switched to cycling two years three months this...
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and IpBike app. 486603 ...

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and IpBike app.

    486603

    Rich
  10. Nope! 12 oz. COSTCO Mexican Coke (sugar, not High...

    Nope! 12 oz. COSTCO Mexican Coke (sugar, not High fructose corn syrup)

    Rich
  11. My late father-in-law used a similar argument...

    My late father-in-law used a similar argument against automobile seat belts. If you had an accident they would keep you from exiting the car. Uh-huh! Around the same time a neighbor was involved...
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    We're just east of King's Park shopping center. ...

    We're just east of King's Park shopping center. We've lived there for 36 years now.

    Rich
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    518 through 10/31 which brings me up to 5055 for...

    518 through 10/31 which brings me up to 5055 for the year. Target 500 miles per month.

    Rich
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    HI. I just came across this thread. I will keep...

    HI. I just came across this thread. I will keep you in my daily prayers. I am so fortunate to have found this site. Who would have thought there would be this forum for geezers? A great place...
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    I'm 73 and have run most of my life then had a...

    I'm 73 and have run most of my life then had a torn meniscus in both knees and surgery for them. Stop running indefinitely (guess you don't want to hear that) If your knee joint is worn past a...
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    I use these...

    I use these http://m.duluthtrading.com/store/product/mens-buck-naked-performance-briefs-76014.aspx?kw=Briefs&processor=content From Duluth trading Co. They are comfortable and breathe.

    Rich
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    Another month with a 500 mile target. Sadly I...

    Another month with a 500 mile target. Sadly I lost four days due to asthma. Doctor prescribed symbicort and it's worked like a charm. I'm up to 104 miles so far. Monthly average to date 501; YRD...
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    It's entirely possible. I've had asthma problems this year and have been outside riding only five times..all dismal failures resulting in coughing and chest pains the next day. I have a Kurt Kinetic...
  19. Thanks Bill! :thumb: As for the values on the...

    Thanks Bill! :thumb: As for the values on the chart. TSS (in my words) is sort of a 'how much did I do?' indicator over a calculation using HR; the formula TSS = (S x NP x IF) / (FTP x 3,600) x 100...
  20. It's a site called training peaks. I use an app...

    It's a site called training peaks. I use an app IpBike which records HR, cadence, speed and power which I upload to Training Peaks, That graph is available if you use their premium membership. I...
  21. And some spend a thousand on wheels to save a few...

    And some spend a thousand on wheels to save a few tens of grams which is negated if they don't take a dump before riding.

    Just say in...

    Rich
  22. Power meter goes a long way with training

    I recently purchased and installed a Power2Max poser meter for my Fuji Roubaix. As has been mentioned in this forum it is difficult to get a real idea of how one's training is going. This spring I...
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    +1 on both topics. One day Ecclestone will be...

    +1 on both topics. One day Ecclestone will be out of the picture and maybe F1 will return to a more enjoyable form. I confess checking Google news to see who won the latest race and whether it was...
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    Oh yes I do. P.C. > Insisting that others go to...

    Oh yes I do. P.C. > Insisting that others go to great lengths so as not to offend...in this case others' ears while riding.

    Rich
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    Good grief so many politically correct riders! I...

    Good grief so many politically correct riders! I use aa Bose® - SoundLink® Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker connected to my Galaxy Note 4. I found a bag which fits to exactly and attaches to the bar...
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