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07-07-17, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By VNA

If you hit your head--of course hopefully not!

Concussion is nothing to ignore: 21 years ago was hit by a car and hit my head--checked at hospital with a concussion.
No broken bones "only" a cracked helmet and bicycle!
A month latter my vision...
06-20-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,236
Posted By VNA

A shoulder strap attached to the front and rear...

A shoulder strap attached to the front and rear wheel?
05-31-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By VNA

"viola" is a very nice musical instrument "voila"...

"viola" is a very nice musical instrument "voila" is french for "there"
Every years people do get poisoned by mushrooms incorrectly identified.
If you are an expert: bon appétit!
04-12-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,611
Posted By VNA

Life goes so fast once particularly retired--keep...

Life goes so fast once particularly retired--keep healthy and enjoy every moments!
04-12-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By VNA

This thread or section should be for 60 years old...

This thread or section should be for 60 years old or more--because 50 is incredibly young enjoy your youth!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By VNA

Gorgeous pictures but you make California too...

Gorgeous pictures but you make California too beautiful and will bring even more people! Although Northern California is even nicer! ; - )
04-12-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,415
Posted By VNA

Thank you for your very informative post except...

Thank you for your very informative post except at worth AMD will not cause blindness--only the central vision is affected which is still very debilitating. The macula is for the central sharp and...
04-12-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,415
Posted By VNA

See a doctor that specializes in AMD and all...

See a doctor that specializes in AMD and all about the retina--not that many out there with all the equipment required from photographic to scanners etc. see: West Coast Retina...
03-09-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By VNA

The most important factor to age well is to...

The most important factor to age well is to choose the right set of parents!
The rest is incidental with "possibly some" effect!
Good luck to all.
Replies: 21
Views: 6,093
Posted By VNA

Debate or not, medical opinion or not, but again...

Debate or not, medical opinion or not, but again claiming "usually starts near the center of the field" those are your words--so please, believe me it is certainly not a side issue as you...
Replies: 21
Views: 6,093
Posted By VNA

So sorry but your assertion that AMD "usually...

So sorry but your assertion that AMD "usually starts near the center of the field" is truly incorrect.
It is in fact the very last stage of AMD wet or dry.

It starts so uneventfully with...
Replies: 21
Views: 6,093
Posted By VNA

No absolutely not: to my experience if your...

No absolutely not: to my experience if your optometrist or ophthalmologist detects "Drusens" that is the beginning with no symptoms and over many many years these tiny fatty deposits will ultimately...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,669
Posted By VNA

Who cares what ever speed--JUST ENJOY!

Who cares what ever speed--JUST ENJOY!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,724
Posted By VNA

It always amuse me the name of Ridgecrest...

It always amuse me the name of Ridgecrest "Boulevard" and not road!!!
A boulevard in the middle of nowhere!:rolleyes:

It really should be road but it is not!?
A lot of car commercials have been...
02-21-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,927
Posted By VNA

This image if I am not mistaken is within 1/2...

This image if I am not mistaken is within 1/2 mile of the ranger station on North Gate?
02-14-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By VNA

"There are more ways than one to skin a...

"There are more ways than one to skin a cat,"
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,889
Posted By VNA

If you speak french you can go to: Vélo 101 le...

If you speak french you can go to: Vélo 101 le site officiel du vélo - cyclisme vtt cyclosport cyclo-cross (http://www.velo101.com) You will find plenty at the local level.

Used to take my bike in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-17, 07:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

Is it not all about "response rates" these days...

Is it not all about "response rates" these days as it is a science with incredible precise results
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

Can't help it: "J'accuse" What was it about?...

Can't help it: "J'accuse"

What was it about? Oh! yes those gravel bikes!
01-13-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,569
Posted By VNA

My understanding of the bicycle business has a...

My understanding of the bicycle business has a very small profit margin.
The internet does not help much either.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

Unfortunately some participants do not understand...

Unfortunately some participants do not understand what a forum is?
How about exchanging views that differ from others without getting aggressive or insulting?
Nothing is cast in stone--every one...
01-13-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,357
Posted By VNA

The mud is indeed incredibly sticky to the point...

The mud is indeed incredibly sticky to the point that it will lock the wheels and the bike will double its weight! The only trail around Walnut Creek/Mt. Diablo that I know of without too much of the...
01-12-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,596
Posted By VNA

Surprised of no mention of Pinehurst? Last...

Surprised of no mention of Pinehurst?
Last Friday several slides were threatening to cross the road!
01-12-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,406
Posted By VNA

Absolutely!

Absolutely!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarcasm...

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarcasm

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cynical

The first one would be by far more correct!

Certainly not directed at any one--for sure!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

Nothing of that sort--never used any of those...

Nothing of that sort--never used any of those words (laughable or dumb)--sarcasm as a whole or in general can be funny or amusing--but insulting--personally--not a chance!

Inconsistency related to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

If you can't argue in a rational way without...

If you can't argue in a rational way without insulting you should not respond here--will flag your post to the moderator!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

The marketers are laughing all the way to the...

The marketers are laughing all the way to the bank(s) with your discussion(s).
New names with essentially the same bike!
Oh wait they do change the colors!

Trail Tech: Defining the gravel race...
01-10-17, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By VNA

That word "salmoning" is a great descriptive. ...

That word "salmoning" is a great descriptive.
Lots of kids do it and on side walks as well.
Would like to think "blinkies" help with those right and left hooks--but certainly not fool proof!
01-10-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,357
Posted By VNA

Not much gravel around here, however way too much...

Not much gravel around here, however way too much mud!
Your bike is between a cycle-cross and a road bike.
So you are better off riding it on the roads or bad roads that we also have plenty of!...
01-10-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,927
Posted By VNA

Not sure why but decided to keep track of the...

Not sure why but decided to keep track of the amount of rain this year?
With two very different rain gauges--adding last night rain of another one inch and three quarter.
We are now over 23...
01-10-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By VNA

A lot more pedestrians than cyclists. What...

A lot more pedestrians than cyclists.
What would be more relevant is the accident rate per 10,000 pedestrians vs cyclists?
Half of the fatal bike accidents are with kids--so unfortunately, another...
01-09-17, 06:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,927
Posted By VNA

Enough of the rains

Time for the rollers--nothing is better than being on the roads!
Don't mind the rain when caught in it--but not starting!


I know I know "we" need the rain. . . but. . .
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,914
Posted By VNA

Critical are we? The sound was the best part...

Critical are we?

The sound was the best part with her Australien accent and explaining her sensations!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,914
Posted By VNA

Very amusing: ...

Very amusing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLKN9JMfS-U
01-07-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By VNA

A FatBike I think would be better and for sure...

A FatBike I think would be better and for sure keeping the tire pressure low--but it will be cold no matter what bike one uses!
01-04-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By VNA

There is always hope--impressive and inspiring! ...

There is always hope--impressive and inspiring!
Besides I drank the same water and breezed the same air as Robert!
Although I have 37 years to catch up!
01-04-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,232
Posted By VNA

That photo of James Stewart did not show he broke...

That photo of James Stewart did not show he broke his hip but I want to say his knee?
The patella possibly? When I broke my hip I had a Zickel Nail put in but no cast and was back on a home trainer...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,605
Posted By VNA

Here we go again with an endless and futile...

Here we go again with an endless and futile thread splitting hair!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,605
Posted By VNA

There was not long ago a similar thread about...

There was not long ago a similar thread about tyre pressure and speed--just pedal--it is not going to make much difference for the vast majority of us!
Tubular tyres do have a "certain" ride...
01-03-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,741
Posted By VNA

It is such commun problem being turned in front...

It is such commun problem being turned in front into your path wether from behind of from the front:
Not a full proof solution but is to use "blinkies" the brighter the better!
Stay alert and safe...
12-29-16, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,730
Posted By VNA

Great news for most of it--be patient with the...

Great news for most of it--be patient with the collar bone--indeed sometimes a surgery is required as I understand. But for your hip did they put a plate or nails? (Zickel)
Good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

It did not take even a "breath" to call marketing...

It did not take even a "breath" to call marketing b.s.--a cycle-dross bike is what it is--forget the rest and find the type of tyres and wheels you need!
Not to start a new issue but not even sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,161
Posted By VNA

Gravel bike--what? (marketing b.s.) Get a...

Gravel bike--what? (marketing b.s.)

Get a cyclo-cross frame (higher BB) with cantilevered brakes or of course disks (if you must) and get some good wheels and knobby tires or simply a MTB!
12-27-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,816
Posted By VNA

See above, loved to drink, smoke cigar and as he...

See above, loved to drink, smoke cigar and as he predicted did not die of one caner--interestingly enough!
But the best part of it he did not hide it--PANACHE is what it is all about!
And he sure...
12-27-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,816
Posted By VNA

So were some British (in front of our eyes),...

So were some British (in front of our eyes), German, Americans (what was his name?--how soon we forget!Shame-- he does not know what it is), etc! sure I am missing a few?

Drugs have no frontier!
12-27-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,816
Posted By VNA

Gino Bartali.

Gino Bartali.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 8,105
Posted By VNA

Originally Posted by datlas View Post Pease...

Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Pease try to post in miles, this is a USA-centric site

Excellent point.

It really makes absolutely no difference it is still the same distance--besides...
12-27-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,766
Posted By VNA

If it is like an ice storm--that is no fun and...

If it is like an ice storm--that is no fun and even bizarre to see that ice every where it is like glazing a cake?
I remember those amazing days long long ago when I started the beginning of my...
12-23-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,766
Posted By VNA

These past couple of weeks I started several of...

These past couple of weeks I started several of my rides in the mid to upper 20s and quickly warmed up to mid 40s--but the beginning is a wake up call at 8:30 a.m. ultimately invigorating if dressed...
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