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    I have often wondered if one may get a heart...

    I have often wondered if one may get a heart attack from shoveling and he doesn't shovel snow does that mean he will never get a heart attack?Or will he get a heart attack from some other...
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    Thanks for this.I just met up with an old...

    Thanks for this.I just met up with an old friend.We get together around St Patrick's Day and the 4th of July.I noticed on the last 4 of July his hand shook a little.I never thought it was PD.Last...
  3. Thread: A gift plus

    by Shamrock
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    A gift plus

    My daughter gave me a Christmas present.I opened the holiday wrap and bow to find a cycle jersey inside.I only started wearing jerseys about 8 years ago.Im more of a tee shirt guy.On occasion I do...
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    Middle of December and I'm thinking of buying...

    Middle of December and I'm thinking of buying more weed killer, and my dogwood has buds.We will skip the winter beers and go back to Corona and lime.Heading out to cut down ye old Christmas tree with...
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    I tried it for my knees and no results at all.BUT...

    I tried it for my knees and no results at all.BUT it stopped a very sharp pain in my wrist.I discontinued twice and the wrist pain came back in 2 days.Ive been on it about 9 months now.BTW I'm taking...
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    Some people shouldn't ride bikes

    I'm riding in a national park,Sandy Hook for those who must know.64* is really warm for us in NJ this time of year.So I drop the paint brush and I'm off.Ill deal with the bride later.As you can see...
  7. I've noticed at one of the county parks where I...

    I've noticed at one of the county parks where I ride.The pull up exercise station has a long line but not too many 76 year olds are in it.There seems to be a constant competition going on as to whom...
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    Case of thumping tire Solved!

    I finally found the time to find the cause of my tire thump.I reset the tire many ways and times.The result was always a big zero.I pulled the tube out and replaced it with a new tube,different...
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    First night ride

    Left the house by car at 615 pm.Drove 10 mins to a county park.The park is an old golf course converted to a mup.So there are lots of paths.I arrive ,the only car in a well lit parking lot,good.I...
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    Thanks guys I just bought the Niterider 750 at...

    Thanks guys I just bought the Niterider 750 at REI ,it is charging as I type.If this night riding works out I can always up grade to another light.Plus Christmas is coming
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    Well paying off college tuitions,saving for...

    Well paying off college tuitions,saving for weddings does create a cost objection.But I might go rake some leaves at RR3 's house,to help buy the lights. BTW Bulletproof design? Are you guys leaving...
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    Lights Action Ride!

    Every year I say I'm buying a light for riding at night.Every year I don't. So this time Im really going to pull the trigger.Im about to buy a Nite Rider 750 lumens,they seem to be priced all at...
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    Ride now rake in March like I do!!

    Ride now rake in March like I do!!
  14. Thread: Oh deer!

    by Shamrock
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    Oh deer!

    On a ride at dusk today I had a strange encounter.I passed 2 doe and their young crossing the road.When they spotted me they scattered into the woods.Couple of minutes later 3 bucks were coming out...
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    Yes it is by the stem.Im busy at work ,busy at...

    Yes it is by the stem.Im busy at work ,busy at home,Mom passed and I'm the executor of the estate.Im looking for an easy button.Ill have to find time and play around.Thanks for the ideas.My first gut...
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    Gator skin problem

    I tried gator skins on my 37 year old bike.Ive replaced many tires over the years no problem.For some reason my rear wheel is giving me a problem.I feel a thump thump while riding.When I look at the...
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    Sorry for the delay,rear is 14/28, crank...

    Sorry for the delay,rear is 14/28, crank 52/39.This is my vintage Schwinn.My buddy ,I noticed takes his mtb with a triple on this ride.I could do the same but setting one of my rode bikes for...
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    Double compact?

    Every spring I ride with a friend in the mountains where he lives.There are 2 hills I can not climb.Yes I have to get off my bike and walk.This SUCKS! So I'm thinking about this.Should I try a double...
  19. Thread: Race Day

    by Shamrock
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    Race Day

    My son who lives out of state comes twice a year to ride with the old man.In the spring 28 miles in the fall 33 miles.These are biking events not races,but like others we ride as fast as we can...
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    Tired of tire talk Don't read

    So I think I get more flat tires than the average cyclist.I bought gator skins for one of my bikes.I must admit they do roll better (never thought I would notice the change).On a newly paved road...
  21. Thread: Drone attack

    by Shamrock
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    Drone attack

    I'm on vacation at the New Jersey shore.I went on a great ride about 30 miles ,on the way home I heard a buzz.Looked up and saw a drone over the park I passed.The whirling noise kept getting louder.I...
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    2 years ago my record was 13 flats on 3 different...

    2 years ago my record was 13 flats on 3 different bikes in July.The next flat was in May,I doubled flatted coming off the Gap trail about 200hundred yards from my car.?Glass on trail.The latest flat...
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    Blocks under jersey?

    What are those brick looking things under the back of jerseys.are they back protection?
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    what to repair

    I have a 36 yyear old Schwinn.This bike has less than 500 miles on it.Everything is original.I want to put it back on the road.lmm thinking,tires,tubes,brake pads,rim tape,grease bottom bracket,oil...
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    I paid for that ride

    Yesterday I came off the winter ride .A bent in the basement.I took out the rode bike for 75 minutes.Everything felt good.I really thought the saddle area or maybe the legs would be sore.
    My upper...
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