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08-12-13, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By carbondale

At 51, you could very well be experiencing the...

At 51, you could very well be experiencing the onset of osteoarthritis - stiffness, clicks and the delayed onset of pain are all good indicators. An x-ray by your doc will confirm if you've lost...
02-15-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,198
Posted By carbondale

A recipe from Paula Dean... where's the bacon,...

A recipe from Paula Dean... where's the bacon, whipped cream and stick of butter?
01-24-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,325
Posted By carbondale

That happened to me, numerous times. What got me...

That happened to me, numerous times. What got me over the fence was COMPLETELY convincing myself that 1) I COULD do it and 2) I would NEVER smoke again. Once you do this, quitting is automatic (not...
07-25-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By carbondale

What' the difference between real riding and...

What' the difference between real riding and riding on a trainer, in regards to your injury?

Faster healing? RICE - Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Probably don't need the ice like when...
04-28-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By carbondale

The world record for 200 meters is 1:39 so you're...

The world record for 200 meters is 1:39 so you're swimming at about 85% of world record pace? What's chasing you?


To the OP: The best way to gauge your distance is to go to a regulation sized...
03-16-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,148
Posted By carbondale

Might he not have lost even more weight with a...

Might he not have lost even more weight with a better diet?
03-14-11, 02:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,148
Posted By carbondale

Read up on the Glycemic Index too. What happens...

Read up on the Glycemic Index too. What happens after you consume X calories is greatly affected by what constitutes those calories. 200 calories of sucrose has a much different effect than 200...
12-09-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By carbondale

This place: ...

This place:

http://www.competitivecyclist.com/

has CycleOps trainers 25% off TODAY ONLY - 12/9/2010

Get a $300 trainer for $225.
12-06-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,779
Posted By carbondale

Carbs are about the same, but a Clif Bar will...

Carbs are about the same, but a Clif Bar will give you about 5x the protein - a good thing during and after a ride. But Fig Newtons washed down with chocolate milk might be about equal.
09-28-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By carbondale

Good luck and keep it up. But don't be surprised...

Good luck and keep it up. But don't be surprised if you find your real biking slower than indicated by the stationary bikes. Those things are notoriously inaccurate on the high side. I work with a...
09-14-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,163
Posted By carbondale

I'm pretty sure I had gout last year, not...

I'm pretty sure I had gout last year, not diagnosed but fit all the symptoms. I read several places on the net that pure cherry juice would alleviate the discomfort.

Found some pure Montmorency ...
07-16-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By carbondale

I was skeptical about Halo headbands, but they...

I was skeptical about Halo headbands, but they really work. I sweat a lot, and can't tolerate it in my eyes. Highly recommended.
04-22-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By carbondale

This stuff worked wonders for me: ...

This stuff worked wonders for me:

Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice (there's a few different brands)

Pretty sure I had gout (like needles in the big toe joint) This stuff stopped it.
Been shown...
04-20-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By carbondale

How much did you get for the $3.00?

How much did you get for the $3.00?
04-02-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,139
Posted By carbondale

If it weren't vascularized, it would die. But,...

If it weren't vascularized, it would die. But, being mostly inactive and not requiring lots of oxygen, it's minimal, thus allowing procedures like liposuction to be relatively safe.
03-30-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By carbondale

The Kurt Kinetic is built like a tank. Great...

The Kurt Kinetic is built like a tank. Great quality.
I bought mine from the manufacturer. They have them on sale from time to time as demo units - stuff they bring to races, trade shows, etc. ...
03-19-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,768
Posted By carbondale

If exercise helped, it's quite likely that the...

If exercise helped, it's quite likely that the weight loss itself eased the arthritis, especially if in the knee.

So... the next person stricken with MS should just eat a granola bar or have a...
03-18-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 70,201
Posted By carbondale

Tri-Flow. Found on almost every bike mechanic's...

Tri-Flow. Found on almost every bike mechanic's bench.
03-18-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,768
Posted By carbondale

Wow. Some harsh words without any knowledge...

Wow. Some harsh words without any knowledge behind them. There are millions of people who could benefit from a drug to reduce or eliminate a hyper-inflammatory response, and they're not people who...
03-04-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,876
Posted By carbondale

Try cheap, ole Hydrogen Peroxide. If it's really...

Try cheap, ole Hydrogen Peroxide. If it's really acne, it will kill the bacteria responsible. If not, it won't hurt you.
02-19-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,555
Posted By carbondale

Oh my... why to quit? I smoked on and off for a...

Oh my... why to quit? I smoked on and off for a number of years. Last Thursday, I was diagnosed with emphysema. There's no cure, and it continues to get worse. Without health insurance I would...
01-26-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By carbondale

If you mean Hot Tub (as opposed to the dry sauna...

If you mean Hot Tub (as opposed to the dry sauna which I rarely use) a hot tub is amazingly relaxing for muscles and will promote the best sleep. I love getting in a hot tub just before bed.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By carbondale

Just get one of those straps that attach to the...

Just get one of those straps that attach to the arms of the glasses and goes around your neck. Don't need the glasses, they hang on your chest, always ready to go on.
01-13-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By carbondale

Check with the people below. Maybe your...

Check with the people below. Maybe your schedules are such that there's time when your noise won't bother.
12-17-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By carbondale

I would try something like this: ...

I would try something like this:
http://www.iboats.com/mall/image/view/2/3/06106_2.jpg

or just plain old Vaseline.
Forum: Commuting
11-12-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,589
Posted By carbondale

Velcro strips might work. Couple of strips to...

Velcro strips might work. Couple of strips to hang it from the top tube, another securing to the down tube or seat tube to prevent swinging back and forth.
You can buy rolls at any craft store.
...
11-12-09, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By carbondale

They're hardly comparable in price. The Kurt...

They're hardly comparable in price. The Kurt Kinetics Rock and Roll is 1/2 the price of the Fortius. I too have a Road Machine and it's very impressive in quality. Plus (and this may or may not...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,889
Posted By carbondale

The most common thing - 20 yards behind and...

The most common thing - 20 yards behind and approaching another bike or pedestrian - yell out "On Your Left".... they step to the left and turn around to see me in the grass or gutter.
Forum: Commuting
11-09-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By carbondale

Chain the bike to a stationary object. Chain a...

Chain the bike to a stationary object. Chain a pit bull to the bike. Dog gets exercise during commute.
11-05-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,473
Posted By carbondale

If you're going to use tape, use Gorilla Tape. ...

If you're going to use tape, use Gorilla Tape.
I put a piece on my bike to cover the hole where I lost a water bottle holder screw. Left it on all summer (rain days included) and it was a [female...
11-02-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,327
Posted By carbondale

Google "Paypal" and "Hacked" and you'll see why...

Google "Paypal" and "Hacked" and you'll see why I'm worried. Plus, earlier today I logged into PayPay (I have an account, but have never used it) and I guess I used the wrong password and the whole...
11-02-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,327
Posted By carbondale

Is there an American merchant for this light? I...

Is there an American merchant for this light? I don't like using PayPal or credit cards to China.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,719
Posted By carbondale

Yikes! I just looked up that light and it...

Yikes! I just looked up that light and it retails for $550. And held on with a rubber strap like a watch band. And you leave it on the bike? Generally safes area don't always contain 100% safe...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,719
Posted By carbondale

It's just an average Planet Bike red flasher, but...

It's just an average Planet Bike red flasher, but I left it on my bike on the university campus where I work, and it was flashing.... when I went to lunch and passed by, it was still there and...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By carbondale

I think they work very well. I had my first flat...

I think they work very well. I had my first flat since last October (which prompted me to get Slimed). Last Friday I ran a quick errand and noticed my tire pressure was very low, but I was close...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By carbondale

Yes. You can purchase pre-Slimed tubes with...

Yes. You can purchase pre-Slimed tubes with either Schrader or Presta valves. I just had my first flat of the year and I drive over lots of potholes and discarded beer bottles.
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By carbondale

re: The Canadian paper. That's not what the...

re: The Canadian paper. That's not what the article says. It states that people vaccinated against SEASONAL FLU were more likely to get H1N1 flu. And the paper is not published, but is under peer...
10-16-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By carbondale

I got mine for $240 directly from Kurt...

I got mine for $240 directly from Kurt Kinetics... it was a gently used demo or something. So.. $318 would be a decent price.

Also, you can buy the Rock and Roll frame separately, if you have a...
10-16-09, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By carbondale

From your link: :) List Price: $319.99 Sale...

From your link: :)
List Price: $319.99
Sale Price: $318.00

WOW!
Forum: Commuting
10-15-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By carbondale

I should have stayed in bed

Today, I took a new bridge that opened last week - just a small one over a storm water creek. The creek is being excavated and one of the trucks hauling dirt must have lost some, and in the steady...
10-14-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By carbondale

I got a Kurt Kinetics Road Machine trainer this...

I got a Kurt Kinetics Road Machine trainer this past summer and I love it.

Agree with the previous poster about not being able to stand, and if that's an issue for you (it's not for me as...
10-07-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By carbondale

You might like the one that comes with the...

You might like the one that comes with the trainer.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By carbondale

That's what I ride. I love it. In the rain,...

That's what I ride. I love it. In the rain, those disc brakes are LOUD but they stop quick.
I started on an older road bike but the potholes got me looking for something with somewhat bigger tires.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By carbondale

a bike with an MSRP of $8750 is reasonably priced?

a bike with an MSRP of $8750 is reasonably priced?
Forum: Commuting
10-07-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By carbondale

Yea.. those folks make me nuts too. I've had...

Yea.. those folks make me nuts too. I've had oldsters stop in the middle of a road I was going to cross after they'd passed... now I'm thinking "Are you stopping for me or did you forget where...
10-05-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By carbondale

It's my understanding that ICE is prescribed for...

It's my understanding that ICE is prescribed for an injury with swelling or inflammation (I ice my arthritic knee after prolonged use, pitchers ice their shoulders after a game), HEAT for general...
09-11-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By carbondale

Ditto the Kurt Kinetic. Quiet, smooth, solid as...

Ditto the Kurt Kinetic. Quiet, smooth, solid as a rock.

Be sure to check their web site for 'Special Products'. They occasionally sell slightly used trainers for big discounts. Like my $350...
09-08-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By carbondale

A little shorter and about 40 pounds heavier, I'd...

A little shorter and about 40 pounds heavier, I'd like to say...

Gimme some of whatever you're drinking. Seriously, you could gain weight with weights, as in lifting. Add some muscle mass.
09-02-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By carbondale

I started experiencing gout pain earlier this...

I started experiencing gout pain earlier this year. It was many times daily. Heard about Cherry Juice and bought some and - swear to God - it stopped the next day. Now, maybe once a week, minor...
08-06-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By carbondale

Just before sex... :)

Just before sex... :)
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