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05-06-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,335
Posted By HillRiderEast

You said your Dad had Kaiser. My guess is he is...

You said your Dad had Kaiser. My guess is he is with them via a Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Plan. The advantage plans provide Medicare benefits and then supplemental benefits picking up...
07-24-16, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By HillRiderEast

homemade electrolyte drink 1 quart of water ...

homemade electrolyte drink
1 quart of water
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon table salt
3 to 4 tablespoons sugar
Lemon to flavor

Healthwise Handbook
07-18-16, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 380,496
Posted By HillRiderEast

Any pics yet?

Any pics yet?
07-09-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By HillRiderEast

Cologuard - new DNA test for colon cancer

If you have no family history of colon cancer, no prior treatment for polyps, this new test is a good one for the procrastinators or those fearful of the prep for the colonoscopy. If the test come...
09-03-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By HillRiderEast

Ask your employer for a description of theeir...

Ask your employer for a description of theeir supplement plan. You will want to make sure if it is a supplement plan it does 4 things.
1. Pays the inpatient deductible medicare Part A takes if you...
08-26-15, 06:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,494
Posted By HillRiderEast

Hardly anyone will have any out of pocket expense...

Hardly anyone will have any out of pocket expense for this immunization because of the accountable care act. just make the call to your insurance and verify
08-22-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,494
Posted By HillRiderEast

let me set everyone straight. The accountable...

let me set everyone straight. The accountable care act (obamacare) mandates insurance to cover any test or procedure recommended by the US Preventive Task Force that carries an A or B rating. This...
05-25-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By HillRiderEast

does anybody recognize this model?

My is nephew a vet without a lot of money or vehicle and someone offering him this bike to get around. Anyone recognize this? He has strong legs and should be able to handle hills on this, but I...
05-25-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By HillRiderEast

what bike is this?

453410

Does anyone know what kind of bike this is? My nephew is looking for a fixed gear and this is available.
05-16-15, 04:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,900
Posted By HillRiderEast

are the horns used when you are on the flat? ...

are the horns used when you are on the flat?
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05-16-15, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,900
Posted By HillRiderEast

jbc....they all look great especially the purple

jbc....they all look great especially the purple
05-16-15, 04:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,900
Posted By HillRiderEast

steve...thanks for your experiences. I would also...

steve...thanks for your experiences. I would also like to ride longer than 10 miles and my old bike with riser bars did not have the gearing - we are way to hilly here. The Trek fx 7.4 does the...
05-16-15, 03:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,900
Posted By HillRiderEast

Do you find that you can adjust the bar end...

Do you find that you can adjust the bar end angle more upright so your body more upright with the Ergo?
05-15-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,900
Posted By HillRiderEast

Post pics of your bar ends

I am now riding a flat bar but spend many years with a riser bar. Trying to get used to it and thought bar ends might be a good idea to get my hands higher from time to time. I am interested in...
05-09-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 380,496
Posted By HillRiderEast

I ended up taking it home with the stock stem. ...

I ended up taking it home with the stock stem. He said the stock is a medium and would change it out for me in the next 60 days. He made many other adjustment. He rolled the bar a bit forward for...
05-01-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By HillRiderEast

thanks - I appreciate your opinion

thanks - I appreciate your opinion
05-01-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 380,496
Posted By HillRiderEast

I ordered the 7.4 in size 15 WSD. They are...

I ordered the 7.4 in size 15 WSD. They are assembling it now but I suspect from the test I did last year, the stem may need to be replaced with a shorter stem. They did not have a current model for...
05-01-15, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By HillRiderEast

Your opinion? Which of the 2 has better...

Your opinion? Which of the 2 has better components?
01-22-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By HillRiderEast

I think I will spend some time calling around for...

I think I will spend some time calling around for the giant escape 0 leftovers. If nothing comes up, look at the treks. I need to load the bike on a rack so was looking for light, but since I...
01-22-15, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By HillRiderEast

good suggestions, I see that a lbs has a 2014...

good suggestions, I see that a lbs has a 2014 vita elite, the women's model. Will try it out
01-22-15, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By HillRiderEast

the 11-34 and the carbon fork (lighter) ...

the 11-34 and the carbon fork (lighter)
interested me because the hills around here
01-21-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By HillRiderEast

Giant eliminated the Escape 0 in 2015 - what is comparable

Was prepped to get the 2015 model and then learned is has been eliminated from their line up. What out there is comparable in components and price to the 2014 Giant Escape 0. I believe the 2014 was...
01-11-15, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,757
Posted By HillRiderEast

Franklin County in Western Mass. Fly Fishing in...

Franklin County in Western Mass. Fly Fishing in the Deerfield River and Boating in the Connecticut River. Great Biking of all sorts. Mountain, Road, Trail. Lots of country roads with little...
01-03-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By HillRiderEast

The flu can be an annoyance to the young...

The flu can be an annoyance to the young folks...but to older folks, especially those with chronic illnesses such as hypertension, diabetes, afib...it can cause more severe problems. If you have a...
01-03-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 39,701
Posted By HillRiderEast

If just starting out, I would recommend Giant...

If just starting out, I would recommend Giant bikes for you. The Cypress models are a good place to start. Cypress DX (2015) | Giant Bicycles | United States...
01-01-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,798
Posted By HillRiderEast

oddly teary eyed...great Christmas story ending

oddly teary eyed...great Christmas story ending
Forum: Commuting
08-03-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By HillRiderEast

good idea about the fenders. I am going to a LBS...

good idea about the fenders. I am going to a LBS later this week with the bike to get the tune up and see if they have any equipment they can discount for me.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By HillRiderEast

just helped find housing for him and he has found...

just helped find housing for him and he has found a job to start soon so needs mode of transportation. thanks for all the suggestions on how to ready the bike. I wanted to make sure it was one that...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By HillRiderEast

great tire and other suggestions - he has some...

great tire and other suggestions - he has some disorganized thinking and maybe a combination lock may be best (I think he may misplace keys) Any suggestions for a good combination lock? lights and...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By HillRiderEast

bike for a homeless vet - would this be good for him?

I am trying to help someone get back on his feet. he has found a job - 5 miles each way from his vet shelter housing. Would this work? he is 5'9 and about 165 lbs. Beyond the tune up would he...
01-20-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,143
Posted By HillRiderEast

good bike for the $ ...

good bike for the $
http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/cypress/11504/55847/#specifications or go up to the dx or lx versions. Womens specific models also available. This bike can...
01-05-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,525
Posted By HillRiderEast

My husband and I have ridden Giant Cypresses for...

My husband and I have ridden Giant Cypresses for quite awhile - our rides are usuall 7 or 8 miles 3 to 4 times per week. I am more interested in doing more cycling, going longer than he and want to...
12-30-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By HillRiderEast

Got to hand it to those kids at MIT - Coppenhagen Wheel

This may get more people cycling and/or commuting.
https://www.superpedestrian.com/


http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/12/18/copenhagen-wheel-bicycles
12-27-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,062
Posted By HillRiderEast

Topeak MX trunk bag. I hinted to Santa and he...

Topeak MX trunk bag. I hinted to Santa and he came through.
12-27-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,631
Posted By HillRiderEast

Bertha - the Giant Cypress

Bertha - the Giant Cypress
12-23-13, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By HillRiderEast

rear lights (needed to feel safer on return home...

rear lights (needed to feel safer on return home trips with sun going down)was my first purchase after the water bottle cages. I then added a front head light (got caught out later than I planned...
12-04-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,494
Posted By HillRiderEast

ellipti-go - interesting

Shopping for a trainer and stumbled on this. Never seen or heard of these before. Interesting mix of running and wheeling
http://www.elliptigo.com/Healthy-Runner
10-19-13, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,118
Posted By HillRiderEast

since you are trying to attain a certain athletic...

since you are trying to attain a certain athletic level, make sure you find a an orthopedic surgeon who has received fellowship training in joint replacement
10-18-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,118
Posted By HillRiderEast

http://www.makosurgical.com/makoplasty/knee ...

http://www.makosurgical.com/makoplasty/knee

check around your area to see if anyone doing the partial knee resurfacing. it might be an option for you
10-03-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By HillRiderEast

The bike shop can add something to the stem to...

The bike shop can add something to the stem to add height so you are not leaning over as much. Had you previously ridden a bike with a riser bar vs. a flat bar? I am looking at the FX as well and...
Forum: Northeast
09-10-13, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8,241
Views: 901,974
Posted By HillRiderEast

http://www.digital-topo-maps.com/county-map/massac...

http://www.digital-topo-maps.com/county-map/massachusetts-county-map.gif

Central Mass = Worcester County.
Western Mass = Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire Counties

Some great biking...
09-08-13, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By HillRiderEast

For getting up your hills, look for 3 gears on...

For getting up your hills, look for 3 gears on the front and 8 or 9 on the rear. 9 would be much better if in your price point. Check this link, you will see 3 numbers listed under the "details"...
08-31-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,943
Posted By HillRiderEast

I like the 4 seasons of new england and very much...

I like the 4 seasons of new england and very much enjoy western mass. No ocean, but the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers are available for boating, kayaking and paddle boarding. Lots of country...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By HillRiderEast

Take a nice country ride to Amherst Ma and check...

Take a nice country ride to Amherst Ma and check out the bike exchange - lots of options for you - see list of what they have available.

http://www.hampshirebicycleexchange.com/used-bikes
Forum: Northeast
08-30-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By HillRiderEast

pass any horses? I used to ride them there and on...

pass any horses? I used to ride them there and on to mt. tobey
08-29-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By HillRiderEast

what a great dad !

what a great dad !
08-29-13, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 36,413
Posted By HillRiderEast

Suggest that you should share the kind of terrain...

Suggest that you should share the kind of terrain you will be riding on. Would help others recommend the better bike for gearing etc. I made a mistake with my first bike - should have gone with 9...
08-26-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,020
Posted By HillRiderEast

the two fish is a very good mount and can be...

the two fish is a very good mount and can be found on amazon
08-25-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 42,534
Posted By HillRiderEast

hey - I split some wood today too with my little...

hey - I split some wood today too with my little "fireside friend" hatchet. Lucky me also painted two ceilings.
08-25-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,000
Posted By HillRiderEast

For grease on my shirts, I use armor-all tire...

For grease on my shirts, I use armor-all tire cleaning spray - does a great job. Spray it on, dab with a paper towel - lifts of the grease, then toss the shirt in the laundry
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