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Forum: Northeast
08-19-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By justtrying

There are no ďcheapĒ tickets in NYC or LI any...

There are no ďcheapĒ tickets in NYC or LI any more. Surcharges etc are ridiculous. Almost as ridiculous as asking a cop to put your ear bud into her ear. The cop did you a favor by accepting your...
07-13-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By justtrying

Wow,Olivia DeHavilland on a cycling site. Who...

Wow,Olivia DeHavilland on a cycling site. Who would have thunk it. I thought she as one of the most beautiful actresses I ever saw. Loved her as Maid Marion.
Forum: Northeast
06-16-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,857
Posted By justtrying

The driver is a knucklehead,and judging by the...

The driver is a knucklehead,and judging by the video the charge of reckless endangerment would probably be the proper outcome. As far as the cops not arresting him at he scene, they didn’t have...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

Rode to the end of Breezy Point. Nice easy ride...

Rode to the end of Breezy Point. Nice easy ride going out. A bit tougher coming home. . As often as I try to ride the boardwalk I am still pleasantly surprised at the beautiful job they did...
Forum: Northeast
05-27-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

Rode to Jacob Riss Park on Friday great day for...

Rode to Jacob Riss Park on Friday great day for a ride bumped into a former co-worker who I
haven't seen in 20 yrs.
Sunday morning I left from Bethpage and went to Cold Spring Harbor. First time...
05-21-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,568
Posted By justtrying

My zone is set by the 220 method that I got off a...

My zone is set by the 220 method that I got off a chart. My HR is from my Garmin. I realize there could be somewhat inaccurate but when I check itís accuracy manually itís for the Hr most part itís...
05-21-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,568
Posted By justtrying

I am glad that I ran into this post this morning....

I am glad that I ran into this post this morning. I find that my heart rate normally averages at 85% (131) of my MHR.whether it is 1or 2 1/2 Hr ride. I generally feel fine after these rides. I am...
Forum: Northeast
05-20-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

Was going for an early ride to Tobay Sun....

Was going for an early ride to Tobay Sun. Morning. Load the car up come out 15 mins. later & itís raining. Put the car in the garage and 15 mins later the sun is out. Ride out to Tobay & at the...
05-08-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,049
Posted By justtrying

Thanks for the information. Enjoy your day

Thanks for the information. Enjoy your day
05-07-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,049
Posted By justtrying

Good post, thanks op. I donít care for nuts and...

Good post, thanks op. I donít care for nuts and want to keep the sugar level low for health reasons . Any store bough suggestions Thank you in advance.
05-06-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,562
Posted By justtrying

Wonderful post, and the cycling while great is...

Wonderful post, and the cycling while great is the smallest part of it. The time you spent w/ her is golden.
04-30-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,647
Posted By justtrying

It means I am older and slower so I am justtrying.

It means I am older and slower so I am justtrying.
04-30-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,258
Posted By justtrying

Of course I talk to dogs. I talk to mine all the...

Of course I talk to dogs. I talk to mine all the time. On occasion I stop the bike to say hello if it seems appropriate. My damm dog though goes crazy barking at bikes,trucks ( particularly...
Forum: Northeast
04-12-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By justtrying

I just rode down there this morning from Cedar...

I just rode down there this morning from Cedar Creek Park. They did a nice job on the West end. As I got almost to the end there was a truck in what I believe the most western parking lot, On the...
Forum: Northeast
11-27-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

Yes it has, I was talking to a couple of other...

Yes it has, I was talking to a couple of other cyclists and they said they tried to ride there the last couple of Sundays and it was closed due to runners having races.
Forum: Northeast
11-26-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

Jones Beach Extension

Yesterday I rode to the new extension that goes west of the Boardwalk. It was a nice leisurely ride. The path also crosses over and goes to the Coast Guard Station. The one minor thing to look out...
10-24-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,925
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Views: 376,936
Posted By justtrying

Welcome to the forum LesG No excuses needed sir....

Welcome to the forum LesG No excuses needed sir. That is fine mileage. One question that needs to be asked. What kind of bike did you buy?
10-20-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 56,957
Posted By justtrying

👍Fantastic! Kudos to both of you. Hoping to hear...

👍Fantastic! Kudos to both of you. Hoping to hear of continuous success! 👍
10-16-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By justtrying

If they rightfully asked if I suffered from...

If they rightfully asked if I suffered from depression anxiety or a host of other legitimate issues and I responded positively to the questions asked I would hope they would ask about firearms in the...
10-15-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By justtrying

All true John, if I showed any signs of the...

All true John, if I showed any signs of the issues you mentioned the questions would be understandable. If not they shouldn't be asked.
10-15-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By justtrying

Just saw this old post. Medicare is now my...

Just saw this old post. Medicare is now my primary insurance and my former insurance is my secondary. When for my yearly physical last month. I had no problem with the Dr, I have been going to him...
10-04-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,519
Posted By justtrying

Deer to me disprove Darwin theory about...

Deer to me disprove Darwin theory about evolution. After over100 yrs of shiny metal objects with lights speeding by and killing other deer you would think they would have evolved enough to realize...
10-03-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,925
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Views: 376,936
Posted By justtrying

Glad to hear that you are feeling better. While...

Glad to hear that you are feeling better. While it may be frustrating not being able to ride, your short game will become outstanding. Stay well!
10-03-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 897
Posted By justtrying

lol 👍😂

lol 👍😂
Forum: Foo
09-26-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,198
Posted By justtrying

Well you will be happy to know that on the radio...

Well you will be happy to know that on the radio this morning they announced that Shatner will be releasing a Christmas Album shortly😫
Forum: Foo
09-26-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,198
Posted By justtrying

Thanks, I see the title of the thread and...

Thanks, I see the title of the thread and immediately the song "Hey There Delilah" keeps playing on a loop over and over. 😡
09-25-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,447
Posted By justtrying

Lol, My first thoughts also,and judging by the...

Lol, My first thoughts also,and judging by the runners results, a rather poor homage at that.
Forum: Touring
09-24-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By justtrying

Besides this forum another forum which is solely...

Besides this forum another forum which is solely about touring is " crazyguysonanike.com. It is pretty informative
Forum: Foo
09-23-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,418
Posted By justtrying

I saw it coming in the first half. I told my son...

I saw it coming in the first half. I told my son that I wished Taylor would complete some passes so Mayfield wouldn't come in. Glad your team finally won I just wish it wasn't the Jets who made it...
Forum: Foo
09-22-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,418
Posted By justtrying

I like to say I watch football but I am a NY Jets...

I like to say I watch football but I am a NY Jets fan. Hope you feel better soon
09-21-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,197
Posted By justtrying

Lol, well you have reached the grumpy old man...

Lol, well you have reached the grumpy old man status. Hopefully some of the kids you are now dealing with are thinking of some pranks to pull on you for their treasured memories. Ah the circle of...
09-21-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,197
Posted By justtrying

I am getting more grumpier by the moment. Broke a...

I am getting more grumpier by the moment. Broke a bone in my foot. The Dr. said no cycling for at least 2 week probably longer. . Been sitting around the house for 3+ days. You only can read for so...
09-19-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By justtrying

I am not a multitasker at anything,here is the...

I am not a multitasker at anything,here is the proof: yesterday I couldnít go down the basement steps while carrying a basket of laundry downstairs & turning on the light at the same time. It...
09-17-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,013
Posted By justtrying

Some interesting thoughts so far. I am slow about...

Some interesting thoughts so far. I am slow about 12mph on a Giant Cypress. I have found that I am continually in the 85% range on my HM. After reading that LSR at a slower pace will help endurance...
Forum: Northeast
09-17-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

[QUOTE=kaos joe;20570073]Using different....

[QUOTE=kaos joe;20570073]Using different. Muscles.....:cry:

we did back to back 44 milers this weekend, nothing unusual, no ill effects, not particularly tired afterwards. Then I helped my brother...
09-13-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,834
Posted By justtrying

Back to the OP's original question about the...

Back to the OP's original question about the difficulty on riding slower then normal. For me it's a pita, the only way I can do it is to drop gears and spin and to monitor the HR.
09-08-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,834
Posted By justtrying

Thank God there are no more debates on proper...

Thank God there are no more debates on proper English usage. I was painfully flashing back 50+ years to my freshman English class 😫
09-07-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,834
Posted By justtrying

I did what you wrote about today. My legs were a...

I did what you wrote about today. My legs were a tired from a much longer day at work yesterday. I dropped a gear or 2 and used the HR to make sure I didn't push it too much. That combination made...
Forum: Northeast
09-02-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 173,088
Posted By justtrying

Did anyone read the NY Post column in Sunday’s...

Did anyone read the NY Post column in Sunday’s paper? A columnist named Steve Cuozzo wrote an article lambasting cyclists. He stated among other things that “ NYC should stop coddling young white...
09-02-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,586
Posted By justtrying

Probably everyone on this forum has ridden on...

Probably everyone on this forum has ridden on bike paths or MUPs. & seen people being unaware of their surroundings. It’s annoying but it’s human nature. While the parents of of that child should...
09-02-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,586
Posted By justtrying

No one should have any business doing 20+ mph on ...

No one should have any business doing 20+ mph on a bike path or a MUP unless you gave a clear view of BOTH lanes on a path. Imagine besides the legal ramifications how one would feel if that 5-6 yr...
08-31-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,235
Posted By justtrying

Lol, some of the more opinionated posters either...

Lol, some of the more opinionated posters either need to go for a long tiring bike ride or switch to de-caf whatever works.Everyone I hope you enjoy the last weekend of the summer and try to get to...
08-31-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,235
Posted By justtrying

Pushing yourself do do more each time is a great...

Pushing yourself do do more each time is a great idea. Pushing yourself to exhaustion probably isnt that great of an idea except you are absolutely sure there are no medical ramifications in doing...
Forum: Northeast
08-29-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By justtrying

I was doing 17.5-18 on my Giant Cypress with a...

I was doing 17.5-18 on my Giant Cypress with a good if not great tailwind which for me is flying. Needless to say the return trip to Cedar Creek was considerably slower.
Forum: Northeast
08-29-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By justtrying

I was there on Sunday the 26th. They seem to be...

I was there on Sunday the 26th. They seem to be making good progress hopefully by October it's open. I went to Tobay also I had a strong tailwind going a group of roadies gave me a" on your left" and...
08-28-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,247
Posted By justtrying

Just breakfast it’s all downhill after a that!,

Just breakfast it’s all downhill after a that!,
08-27-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,247
Posted By justtrying

I try to eat at least an 1 hour before a longer...

I try to eat at least an 1 hour before a longer ride. Breakfast is whole grain Cheerios w/ almond milk. If I wake up a couple of hrs before the ride I will have breakfast and go back to bed.
08-27-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 56,957
Posted By justtrying

That’s double great news “ your smells of...

That’s double great news “ your smells of success” & a bike ride.Wondeful!!!!
08-26-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,925
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 376,936
Posted By justtrying

Thatís not a bad idea thanks👍

Thatís not a bad idea thanks👍
08-25-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,925
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 376,936
Posted By justtrying

Well as of last Saturday I qualified to be part...

Well as of last Saturday I qualified to be part of this illustratious group. Geez 65 where did all the time go. On another note a friend of 30years called to wish me a happy 70th birthday. While I...
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