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10-01-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,278
Posted By Loose Chain

And I do and at 66yo my heart if fully content...

And I do and at 66yo my heart if fully content with that choice.
10-01-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,278
Posted By HTupolev

I dunno, I'm running low-pressure 52s on one of...

I dunno, I'm running low-pressure 52s on one of my drop-bar vintage steel bikes. Works great.

https://i.imgur.com/3l5DPao.jpg
10-01-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,347
Posted By Trsnrtr

I rode 76.1 miles yesterday. I'm sure it was...

I rode 76.1 miles yesterday. I'm sure it was someone's birthday, just not mine which was 68 in June. :)
09-30-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,278
Posted By jideta

Dude, your theories, or whatever you want to call...

Dude, your theories, or whatever you want to call it, are just that: whatever you want to call it.

You would think that after oh, 120 years or so of Paris Roubaix, if running 2.0 inch tires made...
09-29-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,522
Posted By velojym

Did my final weigh-in with Healthywage. Pending...

Did my final weigh-in with Healthywage. Pending final confirmation, it's in the bag.
Once that's done, I'm going to play with their numbers and see what I can work up for a shorter wager to go along...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,982
Posted By alan s

Jim, can you imagine if everyone here posted this...

Jim, can you imagine if everyone here posted this way? If you are not a lawyer getting paid by the word, you went into the wrong profession.
09-27-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,345
Posted By Clipped_in

Yesterday I found a women's wallet during my...

Yesterday I found a women's wallet during my lunch ride. It was lying in the road with some of the contents scattered around. It was at the top of a pretty good climb so I was going slow or I might...
09-23-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,311
Posted By one4smoke

Wow. I plan on being a lot more careful... ...

Wow. I plan on being a lot more careful...

Fortunately, I can honestly say all I've lost is a cheap tail light.

Well, that and over 100 lbs in my first year back in cycling.
09-22-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Alleytom

Keep riding & look for another one to make...

Keep riding & look for another one to make "perfect." And another way to look at riding 1000 miles is that 1000 miles is more than what 90% (or 99%) of the people in the US will ride in a year...
09-21-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By big chainring

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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'71 Mercier......'77 Westfalia
09-21-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By sumgy

'71 Super plus my Concorde Prelude. ...

'71 Super plus my Concorde Prelude.
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09-21-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By Boxkite

Let's See Your Bicycle Next To Your VW!

Air cooled, water cooled, racing bicycle or Sunday cruiser... show 'em here! Here's my Torelli cross bike next to my '59 Bug.
...
09-16-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,565
Posted By JanMM

I always assume that unintelligible yelling from...

I always assume that unintelligible yelling from someone passing by in a car are positive and uplifting words!
09-16-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,778
Posted By Rstyle

Wow! Amazed that CooganBluff thread caused such a...

Wow! Amazed that CooganBluff thread caused such a discussion!!! He was making a simple statement that I
agree completely with at my 66 yrs of age. I would never be able to learn to play tennis ,...
09-16-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,345
Posted By Korina

$36 at a bus stop. No one around, so I pocketed...

$36 at a bus stop. No one around, so I pocketed it with a polite thank you to the universe. Then there was the $20 bill I found on the highway right after I spent too much time patching the tube on...
09-15-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,706
Posted By Pouhana

"not arguing with wife" is better for your...

"not arguing with wife" is better for your health than bike exercise.
09-13-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Nachoman

If you decide to head toward the light house at...

If you decide to head toward the light house at the tip of Point Loma, I would also throw in a loop around Harbor Island and a loop around Shelter Island.
Then after you hit the light house, I would...
09-13-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By ooga-booga

since you're staying downtown, i'll recommend...

since you're staying downtown, i'll recommend this shop for rentals. it's no more than a ten min walk from every major hotel dtown:

San Diego Bike Rentals and Sales ? The Bike Revolution...
09-12-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Leinster

This just came up on the road forum. ...

This just came up on the road forum.

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1183253-any-cool-places-ride-san-diego-california.html

For the purposes of the trip you're doing, I definitely...
09-11-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,778
Posted By downhillmaster

OP never hinted at or stated that cycling at a...

OP never hinted at or stated that cycling at a high level isn’t hard.
He simply implied that cycling at a high recreational level is much easier to do than almost all other sports and he was...
09-11-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,778
Posted By shelbyfv

I tend to agree that recreational road cycling...

I tend to agree that recreational road cycling requires less of what we used to call hand/eye coordination than ball sports. Anyone who has decent strength and endurance can become a reasonably...
09-11-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,778
Posted By Happy Feet

I am a life long avid strong cyclist and agree...

I am a life long avid strong cyclist and agree with the OP. Recreational group rides do not need to include drafting or close quarters and require little more than the endutance to do them.

It is...
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,393
Posted By mr_bill

Little known part of the Star Trek cannon. ...

Little known part of the Star Trek cannon.

In the great Brexit 2021 riots, Shakespearean actors were expelled from Britain in great numbers, amoung them Jean-Luc's...
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,393
Posted By mr_bill

Looks like a wonderful trip! But.... ...

Looks like a wonderful trip!

But....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Z6OLf6sdo

Anyhow, for a Metro Boston trip to France (well, the French Empire at least, Senegal actually) consider...
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,393
Posted By Ghazmh

Captain Picard is from the Loire Valley!

Captain Picard is from the Loire Valley!
08-29-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,800
Posted By AlmostTrick

Yes, but unlike buyers of used bikes, I'm pretty...

Yes, but unlike buyers of used bikes, I'm pretty sure indyfabz gets a small reimbursement every time he posts it on BF. My quick estimation has determined that the cost has more than likely been...
08-27-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By billyymc

There are plenty of people 20 years younger than...

There are plenty of people 20 years younger than you and 100 lbs lighter who couldn't finish 100 mile ride - nice job!
08-27-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gerry221

My first century!

Not bad for a 53 year old, 310lb guy.

Very...
08-22-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,454
Posted By dedhed

A place to stop for ice cream

A place to stop for ice cream
08-16-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By tagaproject6

Wear indicators. Worry about them once you can't...

Wear indicators. Worry about them once you can't see them, time to replace.
08-05-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By indyfabz

I'm positive.

I'm positive.
07-18-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,139
Posted By burnthesheep

I just tried it, it didn't pull up any at 90. It...

I just tried it, it didn't pull up any at 90. It did have some "workout power music" random stuff at like 120 bpm.

There's a running website that gives the bpm by song, could lookup what you like...
07-16-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,821
Posted By indyfabz

Ever since the United Way scandal back in the day...

Ever since the United Way scandal back in the day major organization are very transparent about things like administrative overhead and fundraising costs. Any worthwhile organization will provide...
07-16-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,821
Posted By bugs11

Bacon Bacoon Ride. (https://bacoonride.com/)...

Bacon

Bacoon Ride. (https://bacoonride.com/) - they feed you a ton of food on this ride; bacon breakfast burritos, bacon maple donuts, bacon samples, bacon teriyaki burger, bacon maple ice cream,...
07-16-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,314
Posted By billyymc

Got is sorted out. From the top of James Kennedy...

Got is sorted out. From the top of James Kennedy State Forest we will drop down to Virgil and ride to the Virgil Country Store, then backtrack. Added 5 miles and 500 feet of elevation but I was able...
07-02-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,193
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I wish the county would start ticketing those...

I wish the county would start ticketing those deer that run out in front of my bike on purpose. They wait until the last minute then run out in front trying to wreck me. I know it is multi use road...
07-02-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,121
Posted By 257 roberts

If I had a 13 year old daughter that wanted to...

If I had a 13 year old daughter that wanted to ride with me and talk to me I would be willing to stop/go slow as much as she wanted to,the time you spend bonding is more vaulable than gold...those...
07-01-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By BCDrums

Birthday Ride!

I am inspired by this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1167857-do-i-have.html) from NomarsGirl. I took my birthday ride last week, a week before my 67th birthday. We were on Cape Cod...
07-01-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By roundrocktom

I was "prediabetic for years." 6'3" and topped...

I was "prediabetic for years." 6'3" and topped the scale at over 300 pounds. The scale only went to 300, so I quit weighing myself.

I drink Black coffee (espresso for me); water during the day;...
06-30-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,179
Posted By katsup

The one with the easiest lock or in the least...

The one with the easiest lock or in the least public spot.
Forum: Northeast
06-28-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,930
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for that “travelogue’” rummrunn6. So true...

Thanks for that “travelogue’” rummrunn6. So true about what you find on a bike.

Of a similar contemporaneous and historical significance to the Middlesex Canal, in a diametrically opposite sector...
06-27-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,821
Posted By tyrion

If I tried something like that I know at some...

If I tried something like that I know at some point I'd forget the lock was on the rotor, jump on the bike and try to start off, break both the rotor and the calipers, fall down and break my arm.
06-25-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,347
Posted By Mountain Mitch

A local rider here turned 70 recently. To...

A local rider here turned 70 recently. To ‘celebrate’ on his birthday he rode back and forth to the next town (10 km each way) 7 times. Thing is, the next town is also 600 M (~2000 feet) lower than...
06-25-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,347
Posted By OldTryGuy

NomarsGirl , sorry about the "not so good" time...

NomarsGirl , sorry about the "not so good" time you had. Could try again next year this time of year, your actual birthday day or any day you want. :thumb:




I DON'T THINK SO !!! :D I've...
06-24-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,316
Posted By Maelochs

Life in prison is an easy call here.

Life in prison is an easy call here.
06-20-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,632
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Pink bikes rock.

Pink bikes rock.
06-17-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,009
Posted By Bajabri

As a self employed carpenter, a 10k bike is...

As a self employed carpenter, a 10k bike is hardly in my price range but I do own one. 40 years ago as an apprentice I bought a new Italian road bike which cost me nearly 2 months pay.
I also own a...
06-16-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,320
Posted By Oceanblue

New Beginnings

So the last 8 plus years I was riding an old Trek 1200. I bought it used from LBS. It was never comfortable and I attributed the uncomfortableness to my back.
The Trek and I never had a good...
06-15-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,290
Posted By mikesdoublecab

This is my second year doing this event. Exceeded...

This is my second year doing this event. Exceeded my fundraising goal, and working on my mileage goal now.
...
06-13-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,009
Posted By Kedosto

Oops. I think I have it backwards. I have cheap...

Oops. I think I have it backwards. I have cheap bikes and a $10k dog.


-Kedosto
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