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02-11-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,615
Posted By oilman_15106

Considering the staten I was taking attacked my...

Considering the staten I was taking attacked my Achilles tendons and basically incapacitated my for 8 months I would NEVER take them again. Had I not luckily discovered the link between statens and...
11-13-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,954
Posted By oilman_15106

Wow some posts never die!

Wow some posts never die!
07-06-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,030
Posted By oilman_15106

I had to ride 18 miles standing up on a group...

I had to ride 18 miles standing up on a group ride due to a seatpost bolt issue. No fun at all.
07-06-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,436
Posted By oilman_15106

Am a bit confused by the title. How do you...

Am a bit confused by the title. How do you relocate prior to retirement? Unless your job is totally portable this does not compute.
06-06-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By oilman_15106

I have found that if a weather front is coming...

I have found that if a weather front is coming through your barometric altitude numbers will be skewed one way or the other.
06-06-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,596
Posted By oilman_15106

Related but not exactly the issue. Anybody have...

Related but not exactly the issue. Anybody have any insight into tendonitis of the Achilles tendon. Stopped running months ago and have not changed cycling shoes or position. Pain will not go...
06-06-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,490
Posted By oilman_15106

6 months ago I had a 5 PSA test. First time ever...

6 months ago I had a 5 PSA test. First time ever above "normal". Went to the Urologist who was not very concerned noting my age 62 and history of cycling(4,000-5,000miles/year all road). Just did...
03-13-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 4,906
Posted By oilman_15106

Er, haven't all the headlines talked about the...

Er, haven't all the headlines talked about the warmest year on record in the last 11,000 years.
03-13-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,337
Posted By oilman_15106

Hey, don't shoot the messenger. I am just...

Hey, don't shoot the messenger. I am just reporting what Dick's had in their press release about missing their earnings estimate and their crap sales. I thought it was pretty lame to blame Lance,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By oilman_15106

Nike, Timex and Polar brands all bit the dust for...

Nike, Timex and Polar brands all bit the dust for me so jumping ship may not be to much advantage.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,212
Posted By oilman_15106

Who the heck can promise delivery in 2 days? ...

Who the heck can promise delivery in 2 days? What are they going to do get in a car and drive it to your house. This would have made me queasy about the deal in the first place.
03-12-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,337
Posted By oilman_15106

Lance can not catch a break

Today Dick's Sporting Goods partially blamed Lance Armstrong for their poor quarterly earnings.

They said the folks were not buying the Livestrong branded exercise equipment. Livestrong or not...
03-12-13, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By oilman_15106

Did you see the study of heart disease and...

Did you see the study of heart disease and mummys? They found that 4000 year old guys and gals had heart disease and supposedly they ate all good stuff. The conclusion was, oops maybe heart disease...
03-12-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By oilman_15106

Wonder if your mortality index is higher if you...

Wonder if your mortality index is higher if you get too many?
03-07-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,028
Posted By oilman_15106

Me neither. My post on the Mortality Index was...

Me neither. My post on the Mortality Index was greased. What could be more appropriate? The medical study was done for people over 50 years old and developed an index for doctors to use. How is...
03-06-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,042
Posted By oilman_15106

Specialized "no flat" road tube. Total bust, got...

Specialized "no flat" road tube. Total bust, got a flat the first time out.
03-06-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By oilman_15106

Unfortunately as a hobby cycling takes alot of...

Unfortunately as a hobby cycling takes alot of time which young folks with kids and jobs often do not have.
01-28-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,594
Posted By oilman_15106

Why so harsh, the other dopers only got a 6 month...

Why so harsh, the other dopers only got a 6 month suspension. USADA is the real hypocrite in my book.
01-22-13, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By oilman_15106

Man I thought I was the only kid on the block who...

Man I thought I was the only kid on the block who enjoyed Rube Goldberg.
01-20-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 66,952
Posted By oilman_15106

As long as MHR is not zero, who cares.

As long as MHR is not zero, who cares.
01-16-13, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 103,100
Posted By oilman_15106

Wasn't that book written by the same author that...

Wasn't that book written by the same author that spent a year with Lance and no one word about doping in the book? Why should you believe Hamilton any more than Landis. You could build a bookshelf...
01-14-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,241
Posted By oilman_15106

Are they called Dork Disks for a reason?

Are they called Dork Disks for a reason?
01-14-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By oilman_15106

Only been there once. The car drivers are...

Only been there once. The car drivers are totally nuts there. They do not even look when entering a traffic circle at full speed. As for biking the wind has got to be an issue, on the road anyway....
01-14-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,594
Posted By oilman_15106

I am taking my son's position on Lance. Whatever...

I am taking my son's position on Lance. Whatever he did/done does not outweigh the good he has done for cancer victims(do you call them victims).

There is an excellent article in the most...
01-13-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,689
Posted By oilman_15106

Dream bike = one that climbs by itself. Oh, that...

Dream bike = one that climbs by itself. Oh, that would be a motorcycle.
01-13-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By oilman_15106

Easily one of the best days of my life was when I...

Easily one of the best days of my life was when I sold my O Day 19ft sail boat. Lesson learned.
01-13-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,912
Posted By oilman_15106

Kind of specious that this big study just pops in...

Kind of specious that this big study just pops in the NY Times while the big gun debate is on. Who funded it and who are the "panel of experts".

My kids are in that age group and I tell them...
01-03-13, 12:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,208
Posted By oilman_15106

Only going to comment on 2 items from your list. ...

Only going to comment on 2 items from your list.

1 - In my first full year of retirement I have found that I rode fewer miles than when working. Hey you are getting older. Going to try to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,978
Posted By oilman_15106

I don't know about their bikes but they have the...

I don't know about their bikes but they have the worst friggin web site ever. Could not get a look at anything.
12-14-12, 10:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By oilman_15106

Got one for my son for Christmas. Will give a...

Got one for my son for Christmas. Will give a report after that but he wants it for duck hunting so I don't know how that will translate to cycling.
12-14-12, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,130
Posted By oilman_15106

If Santa puts any cycling stuff under my tree I...

If Santa puts any cycling stuff under my tree I may need a divorce lawyer.
12-14-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,921
Posted By oilman_15106

Thanks for the replies and Merry Christmas to...

Thanks for the replies and Merry Christmas to all. Will report back in 6 months. Glad to hear I do not seem to be in imminent danger.
12-07-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,034
Posted By oilman_15106

Toast my wife Happy New Year 2014!

Toast my wife Happy New Year 2014!
12-07-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,921
Posted By oilman_15106

High(er) PSA Test & Cyling

My PSA blood test results have been creeping up. 5 this summer and 5.6 last month. My Urologist is not too upset or concerned with these numbers. His response was "Welcome to age 62", knowing I...
12-04-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,576
Posted By oilman_15106

I am very curious about the "rural" roads in...

I am very curious about the "rural" roads in Phoenix? Are we talking about Arizona?

Most car drivers switch off their brain when they get behind the wheel.
12-01-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,783
Posted By oilman_15106

When you invent something that is truly...

When you invent something that is truly waterproof and breathes you will be a Gazillionaire. In my opinion there is nothing on the market that actually breathes during heavy exercise. You end up as...
12-01-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,788
Posted By oilman_15106

Gerald Ford tried to kill me with a swine flu...

Gerald Ford tried to kill me with a swine flu shot. Yes, I almost croaked from the shot and that is the last flu shot I have ever had. Nuf said.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,410
Posted By oilman_15106

I am totally surprised at the negative comments. ...

I am totally surprised at the negative comments. Where would we be without innovation. Maybe this is not the next best thing to sliced bread but I give the guy credit for throwing his hat in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By oilman_15106

There also are times in life where you just have...

There also are times in life where you just have to pay the freight and get on with things. Is it worth having a $2000 bike down for lack of a $17 part? Running from LBS to LBS at $5 gallon gas...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,300
Posted By oilman_15106

Going to put in 2 votes for brands I have owned...

Going to put in 2 votes for brands I have owned and liked. Centurion and Airborne. Also Titus built some great road bikes but sold few of them.
10-04-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By oilman_15106

I would reserve Bicycling Mag. for lining the...

I would reserve Bicycling Mag. for lining the bird cage.
10-04-12, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By oilman_15106

The snowbirds and warm weather residents of the...

The snowbirds and warm weather residents of the board will be logging in shortly to rub it in.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,181
Posted By oilman_15106

I have Mavic pedals on a number of bikes and...

I have Mavic pedals on a number of bikes and would have had nothing but good to report on the pedals. They just work and I like the wider platform. No problems clipping in or out. Only issue would...
10-02-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By oilman_15106

The last time I was in Italy was 2001. There...

The last time I was in Italy was 2001. There were few bicyclists to be seen on the roads and we spent 3 weeks in most parts of the country.
There were tons of motor scooters and a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,169
Posted By oilman_15106

Yikes, I bet they last all of one ride.

Yikes, I bet they last all of one ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By oilman_15106

Humans would be back in the Stone Age without zip...

Humans would be back in the Stone Age without zip ties.
09-26-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,545
Posted By oilman_15106

I am waiting for your response on this : When is...

I am waiting for your response on this : When is USADA going to release all this evidence they claim to have? Probably never as they have the result they set out to achieve.
09-26-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By oilman_15106

Labor Day weekend riding out in the semi-country...

Labor Day weekend riding out in the semi-country and guy in a pickup truck towing a fishing boat comes up behind me and just lays on the horn. No opposing traffic and plenty of room to pass mind...
09-26-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,385
Posted By oilman_15106

Admit it have just about everything you actually...

Admit it have just about everything you actually "need" so why are you expecting advertisers to target you? Main reason the consumer economy is in the tank, baby boomers not spending.
09-25-12, 10:42 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,545
Posted By oilman_15106

You truly take this thing personal. Do you work...

You truly take this thing personal. Do you work for the USADA? Sorry oldbobcat this was meant for asgelle.

You "know" LA cheated and I do not think he got a fair day in court. When is USADA...
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