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07-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By Inusuit

Reminds me of a story my grandpa told about...

Reminds me of a story my grandpa told about working as a logger in the Pacific Northwest. New guy shows up with a transistor radio, turns it on full blast, and sets it on a stump. Old time logger...
07-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,745
Posted By Inusuit

I cringe a little when I'm passed by 70 mph semi...

I cringe a little when I'm passed by 70 mph semi trucks on the half mile of U.S. 85 I must ride to reach places like this. 34 miles yesterday, 18 on gravel or (barely) two track.

...
07-08-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,076
Posted By Inusuit

Harsh words. Bike as a shield. Pepper spray.

Harsh words. Bike as a shield. Pepper spray.
06-20-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Inusuit

Any way to find out what the bike is without...

Any way to find out what the bike is without watching a 15 minute video?
06-20-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,498
Posted By Inusuit

When I was running for cardio, it helped my...

When I was running for cardio, it helped my motivation to have a friend to run with. We encouraged each other on days when one of us wanted to stay on the couch. Maybe there is someone whom you can...
06-10-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,076
Posted By Inusuit

Happy Jack Road west of Cheyenne June 9, 2021. ...

Happy Jack Road west of Cheyenne June 9, 2021.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 459,726
Posted By Inusuit

Tonto Road NE of Cheyenne, 6/2/21. ...

Tonto Road NE of Cheyenne, 6/2/21.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 459,726
Posted By Inusuit

Looking north on Whitney Road NE of Cheyenne. ...

Looking north on Whitney Road NE of Cheyenne. Memorial Day, 2021.
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05-25-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,240
Posted By Inusuit

Don't have that problem. I have a Garmin 'Edge...

Don't have that problem. I have a Garmin 'Edge 25 and an Apple watch. Over a 20-30 mile ride, the two units are often within .2-.5 mile for distance. The spread seems wider if I stop multiple...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 387,112
Posted By Inusuit

Water is a scarce commodity on the high desert. ...

Water is a scarce commodity on the high desert. This is Lodgepole Creek at the Indian Hill Road bridge. Spring of 2021.
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05-22-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,078
Posted By Inusuit

I suppose Harvard and the Mayo Clinic came to...

I suppose Harvard and the Mayo Clinic came to their conclusions by consulting chicken entrails or Tarot cards.
05-20-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 607,763
Posted By Inusuit

Berry Road northeast of Cheyenne. 5/19/21 ...

Berry Road northeast of Cheyenne. 5/19/21

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05-20-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,078
Posted By Inusuit

All of the following sources list dehydration and...

All of the following sources list dehydration and electrolyte imbalance as factors that contribute to muscle cramps. This is a partial list. I did find one study that said consumption of fluids...
05-17-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,078
Posted By Inusuit

[QUOTE=guachi;22063712]There's no evidence that...

[QUOTE=guachi;22063712]There's no evidence that cramps have anything to do with hydration or electrolytes. I'd certainly stay hydrated and consume electrolytes on a longer ride, but not because of...
05-16-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,396
Posted By Inusuit

I'm 76 and alternate resistance work (free...

I'm 76 and alternate resistance work (free weights and resistance bands) with cycling. Weather in Wyoming often limits riding so I focus on resistance on days too windy/cold/wet for a comfortable...
05-15-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,078
Posted By Inusuit

I'm 76, do yoga and lower back stretches 2-3...

I'm 76, do yoga and lower back stretches 2-3 times a week. Stretch the quads and hamstrings after a long ride. I've had issues with restless leg syndrome and find that stretching, foam roller, and...
05-13-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,230,678
Posted By Inusuit

1987 Diamondback Ascent, first day of Spring in...

1987 Diamondback Ascent, first day of Spring in Wyoming. Bought this one at a thrift store for $7.50.
...
05-11-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,020
Posted By Inusuit

1989 Specialized Rock Combo at Lodgepole Creek...

1989 Specialized Rock Combo at Lodgepole Creek north of Cheyenne.

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05-11-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,765
Posted By Inusuit

I refuse to worry about things like this. I'm 76...

I refuse to worry about things like this. I'm 76 and believe I have a good sense of what's right for my body. A massive (and fatal) heart attack after a hard day of riding is not a bad way to go.
05-11-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,325
Posted By Inusuit

Telephone Road north of Cheyenne, 5/9/21. ...

Telephone Road north of Cheyenne, 5/9/21.

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05-10-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By Inusuit

I've heard from reliable sources that General...

I've heard from reliable sources that General Custer's last words were: "At least we don't have to go back through South Dakota."
05-09-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,974
Posted By Inusuit

My regular biking buddy had rheumatic fever as a...

My regular biking buddy had rheumatic fever as a child, has had several heart surgeries, is on oxygen 24/7, and rides an ebike. Prior to his health decline, he rode thousands of miles on a non e...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 459,726
Posted By Inusuit

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Old Yellowstone Highway north of Cheyenne Wyoming on May 5, 2021.
05-02-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,533
Posted By Inusuit

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04-26-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,165
Posted By Inusuit

You are commenting but apparently have no...

You are commenting but apparently have no experience upon which to base your opinion. Back in the early '70s, I worked in a drug intervention walk in center aimed at younger users. While we tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 459,726
Posted By Inusuit

Indian Hill road in SE Wyoming on the Rock Combo,...

Indian Hill road in SE Wyoming on the Rock Combo, April 23, 2021.


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04-23-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,325
Posted By Inusuit

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High Plains of SE Wyoming, Lodgepole Creek
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,849
Posted By Inusuit

I got my fill of group rides when I did road...

I got my fill of group rides when I did road motorcycles. The more people, the less I liked it. Always someone wanting to stop, lingering at stops, riding after drinking, having poor skills, riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,064
Posted By Inusuit

I do not! It's masking tape.

I do not!

It's masking tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,849
Posted By Inusuit

2859 posts confirming why I don't do group rides.

2859 posts confirming why I don't do group rides.
03-04-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,075
Posted By Inusuit

Had my first drop in a long time earlier this...

Had my first drop in a long time earlier this week. About 10 miles into a gravel ride, slowing and turning at an intersection. Hit a patch of frozen snow about the size of my hat and went down. ...
03-04-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,684
Posted By Inusuit

I'm 76 and somewhat fragile. Most of my rides...

I'm 76 and somewhat fragile. Most of my rides average 8-10 mph which includes a short stop or two. I don't pause the Garmin for the stops. Yesterday hit 29 mph on an urban downhill. Have done 24...
03-02-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,979
Posted By Inusuit

I'm 76. My neck doesn't swivel like it did when...

I'm 76. My neck doesn't swivel like it did when I was younger. I have one mirror on each bike, not eleven (hyperbole much?). When I'm making that regular left turn off a 65 mph highway to get to...
03-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By Inusuit

10 points for creative use of apostrophe.

10 points for creative use of apostrophe.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,519
Posted By Inusuit

As per request, here's my Rock Combo. As you...

As per request, here's my Rock Combo. As you probably know, there were only 500 made in 1989. My friend bought it new from a shop in Fort Collins, Colorado. It's my go to bike for gravel roads and...
02-21-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,893
Posted By Inusuit

At 75, I bought a NOS 2013 Specialized Tarmac...

At 75, I bought a NOS 2013 Specialized Tarmac Elite. Had been riding a 1985 Diamondback Ascent. Of course the difference was amazing.

Some of the best advice I received was "How old would you be...
02-16-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,485
Posted By Inusuit

I don't have as many bikes or as much experience...

I don't have as many bikes or as much experience as many on this forum. My sense of who I am has nothing to do with the bikes I ride or the vehicles I drive.
02-12-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25,953
Views: 2,657,714
Posted By Inusuit

No. It's five degrees below 0 Fahrenheit,...

No. It's five degrees below 0 Fahrenheit, snowing lightly, and -15 wind chill.
01-31-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inusuit

Snow is why I own a Kubota 4x4 tractor with a...

Snow is why I own a Kubota 4x4 tractor with a heated cab. My driveway is 300 yards long.
01-16-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,597
Posted By Inusuit

Oldest is my 1985 Diamondback Ascent purchased at...

Oldest is my 1985 Diamondback Ascent purchased at a thrift store for $7.50. Next is the 1989 Specialized Rock Combo, recently restored.
12-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By Inusuit

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