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03-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By Bob S

Heart Rate Monitor – Better Believe it

Several months ago my Garmin Heart Rate Monitor, HRM, started reporting Max and Avg heart rates over 150. I am in my mid 70s and ride 30 – 40 miles several times a week, previously my resting heart...
03-03-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I just read your Newbie thread, which I hadn't...

I just read your Newbie thread, which I hadn't seen. I think you're on the wrong track in this thread, not that nutrition isn't important. So let's take nutrition first because it's simplest. Rules:...
03-03-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By Hybrid_Chaplain

I am really enjoying my Cannondale Quick 4, which...

I am really enjoying my Cannondale Quick 4, which provides a smooth and comfy, and dare I say, Quick ride :thumb:
03-03-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By Hybrid_Chaplain

Thank you for posting your account of shaking the...

Thank you for posting your account of shaking the rust off, Wondermonkey !

I have been fitting rides on my Cannondale Quick, between snow storms here in Massachusetts, and am counting the days...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 895
Posted By h_curtis

I can't leave my car at work. One hitch on this...

I can't leave my car at work. One hitch on this is my bike doesn't fit in my car unless I take it apart. I don't have a rack on the car I will have there. This is 1,200 miles from my home and the...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 895
Posted By pdlamb

This would be my approach, at least to start...

This would be my approach, at least to start with. I did this after my heart attack, took car to work Monday/Wednesday and cycled home, cycled to work Tuesday/Thursday and brought the car home. If...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 895
Posted By h_curtis

Yeah, my 19 mile ride is the shortest safe...

Yeah, my 19 mile ride is the shortest safe distance I can ride. Today, I am riding 18 miles in to see how I feel. I have a month to train if I want to hit the ground running at the new job, but if...
03-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By Snotrub

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience...

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience the dreaded fall over at a stop sign/light in front of EVERYONE. Anyone that has switched to clipless pedals has done it. Once done, you have...
03-01-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By cyclist2000

Hi, I just wanted to say that working on bikes is...

Hi, I just wanted to say that working on bikes is great, you have gotten off to a good start. The only problem is that all your bikes will be working fine and you will have to get more bikes to have...
03-01-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By sjammer

First Ever Ride Clipped In.

About a month ago I purchased my first road bike and knew at some point I would want start riding clipped in. After I got my bike I started researching about clipless pedals and ended up going with...
02-28-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By burnthesheep

If gyms were open I would point you at an...

If gyms were open I would point you at an "assault bike" like in a crossfit place and whatever sets they do on those. That would get the arms into it also for your boxing as well as it being a bike....
02-28-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By ZIPP2001

Dusted off the Road Bike !

I spend my winter riding my trails bikes out on the groomed trails in my old neighborhood. But the last couple of days the temps have been in the upper 30's so I wanted to avoid the trails for a bit....
02-28-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,479
Posted By Troul

solo. If my equipment fails, I don't...

solo. If my equipment fails, I don't inconvenient the group, even though, all the groups I've ever known will help to the extreme level even if you tell them to keep rollin.
02-28-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My guess is that sprinting out of the saddle is...

My guess is that sprinting out of the saddle is as good as you can do on the bike for your training. Point your toes down like dancing in the ring and put all your weight into the pedals, do not lean...
02-27-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,273
Posted By Hondo Gravel

You can turn the trap bar upside down or just the...

You can turn the trap bar upside down or just the other way where the grip is lower. That will make the exercise more like a squat. Anyways there are variations you can dabble with. I herniated...
02-27-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By Dirk de Chablis

I wish Strava existed from 1979, when I was...

I wish Strava existed from 1979, when I was riding between 500-800miles a week 50 weeks a year, and when I got my first SRM in 1987 and the KOM's I could have had. Now I'm back on it I plan to get...
02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 63,726
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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02-27-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By donheff

Thanks. I read about Rock Steady Boxing and...

Thanks. I read about Rock Steady Boxing and could not find any classes in the DC area. I have joined a three times weekly Zoom session coached by a guy who was on the board of the organization. It...
02-21-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,943
Posted By GlennR

You ever pick one of those up? Most people i...

You ever pick one of those up?

Most people i see on e-bikes can't lift 50# and put it on a hitch rack. ;)
01-21-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 63,726
Posted By SJX426

An older version of this: ...

An older version of this:
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My last good picture...
12-17-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Ah ok, yeah if you have active kids, it is a...

Ah ok, yeah if you have active kids, it is a totally different story. Family first. I was just curious as my buds all have kids in their 20's. In other words, we're all over the hill so it is much...
11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
08-08-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,744
Posted By DarKris

“You can’t out(ride) a bad diet”

At the start of the year I made changes to my diet and constantly went back and forth with eating well and eating not so well. Six months later at the beginning of June I had somewhat of a health...
09-18-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,508
Posted By Allen55

Longest ride so far, today!

Did 5 miles. That would be my longest so far. I felt good on it. I did stop half way and take a break because it was slightly an uphill grade. Chain came off during a gear change and had to fix that....
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