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08-07-18, 03:23 AM
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I bought Beko nose guards. They will last but if...

I bought Beko nose guards. They will last but if I had it to do over again there are alternatives.
In the last few months the white head harvest from the nose has been reduced and pore size is down....
07-30-18, 10:10 AM
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Posted By pursuance

timtak About 7 years ago I started walking for...

timtak
About 7 years ago I started walking for 20 minutes every morning with 5# Everlast weight bags around my ankles. After about three months it was upped to 10# each ankle.
Bergman stopped this...
07-27-18, 05:50 AM
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Posted By pursuance

Second post in this thread. Bought 6x22oz BPA...

Second post in this thread.
Bought 6x22oz BPA free bottles branded BE 50 STRONG from amazon for $16.
Slight smell when new. Filled one with bottled water, after setting three days no strange taste....
07-24-18, 04:27 PM
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Posted By pursuance

71 and my knees are better than ever. Meniscus...

71 and my knees are better than ever.
Meniscus can be regenerated.
youtube > John Bergman knees.

Best of luck to ya...
07-16-18, 03:40 AM
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Did an easy 52 miles early Sunday. Downtown...

Did an easy 52 miles early Sunday.
Downtown Long Beach to Huntington Beach, picked up PCH at 2nd street.
07-14-18, 05:23 AM
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I'll only stop if it is requested, as "no good...

I'll only stop if it is requested, as "no good deed goes unpunished." Or so it seems. :D
I live just North of downtown Long Beach Ca = lots of tweakers/bicycle theft. Lost a Trek.
...
07-14-18, 04:53 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I know the feeling of waking up old Tim. Best of...

I know the feeling of waking up old Tim. Best of luck on the recovery and I do hope it is temporary. An old desert m/c riding friend has one full time, so I know the details.

I'm 71 and recovered...
07-13-18, 05:01 AM
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Posted By pursuance

71, no car for 20 years, ride atleast 90 miles a...

71, no car for 20 years, ride atleast 90 miles a week.
BP 105/55, RP around 56bpm. Need to drop 15# more.
I'm not fast but have decent endurance, long grades are tough.
Need to do out of saddle...
07-13-18, 04:42 AM
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Posted By pursuance

Read all posts and you heat lovers are a trough...

Read all posts and you heat lovers are a trough bunch. My hat is off to ya all.
Coastal SoCal 55f to 70f with overcast is perfect for my 71yo system.
Current day time temps are running mid-80s with...
07-12-18, 04:02 PM
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Posted By pursuance

6 x 22oz BPA free @ $16 just arrived today. I...

6 x 22oz BPA free @ $16 just arrived today. I smell nothing.
In the past I've used a bit of bleach and hot water over night then just rinsed them out good.

For water bladders like Camelback, a...
07-12-18, 05:24 AM
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Posted By pursuance

canerods, Looking up your Fugi I was happy to...

canerods,
Looking up your Fugi I was happy to find a triple chain ring. You will need granny from time to time. I too am 71 and am not reluctant to spin up grades saving the knee joints from excess...
07-11-18, 03:24 PM
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Posted By pursuance

I'm close to the coast and when temps go from...

I'm close to the coast and when temps go from 70f, 40% to 85f, 80% in two days that is a hit.
Visiting relatives during the summer in the midwest was a chore. The basement was the only livable zone....
07-11-18, 03:52 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I have two black skull caps for Winter wear. ...

I have two black skull caps for Winter wear.
Just put a white SPF30 on the wish list for my next order.
The skin on my forearms lived a rough life when I was a diesel mechanic so I always wear long...
07-10-18, 07:01 PM
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Yes indeed , it is a worthwhile short read. ...

Yes indeed , it is a worthwhile short read.
Summer has arrived in SoCal with a sledge hammer. A string of 85f days and warm nights.
Gotta ride out at 4:00 am to get her done. Sunrise while cycling...
07-10-18, 04:44 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I last visited three years ago. Nothing special...

I last visited three years ago. Nothing special about me or my riding, although no car for 20 years, no motorcycle for 10. Bike/bus is the deal. Ride 100 to 130 miles a week during the warm weather...
Forum: Touring
06-05-15, 06:17 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Once again... the 520 has 36 and the super duty...

Once again... the 520 has 36 and the super duty appearing 920 has 28.
Trek is a big enough builder to spec 36 hole through axle hubs if they so desired.
It is not right and will impact sales IMO.
...
Forum: Touring
06-05-15, 03:17 PM
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Posted By pursuance

So you're an admitted shill for Trek. I'm OK with...

So you're an admitted shill for Trek. I'm OK with that... but the HD racks on the 920 would seem to dictate 36 spoke wheels IMO.
My next bike will be a Jamis Aurora Elite that comes with 36 but I...
05-25-15, 06:55 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Well, there you go with a 500w. EDIT: I doubt...

Well, there you go with a 500w.
EDIT: I doubt a dealer would want to place 500w in a step through frame.

OHM, a respected builder, is Canadian made so they are closer than the lower 48.

We...
05-25-15, 06:13 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Cycling touches all the bases. Social,...

Cycling touches all the bases.
Social, solitude, exercise, meditation and so much more.

This is last year's OHM that just might be available discounted.
The battery offers good balance front to...
05-25-15, 05:47 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Check reviews. The Kalkhoff w/Panasonic has...

Check reviews.
The Kalkhoff w/Panasonic has variable assist levels, as do the other mid-drives.
At the highest setting one would just have to keep the drive chain snug.

Falco can be had w/o a...
05-25-15, 03:40 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Ok, guess I over reacted.(the OP did say he cross...

Ok, guess I over reacted.(the OP did say he cross posted)
At 68 this July my health is quite good, although 30 more #s (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) has to go....
05-25-15, 05:00 AM
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Posted By pursuance

Sorry I posted in this thread. Please have a...

Sorry I posted in this thread.
Please have a Mod lock or delete this thread.

BTW, BF also has a Nutrition and Fitness forum but much of that gets posted in >50... just sayin'. :D
05-24-15, 06:09 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Check... The Falco might be able to reprogram RPM...

Check... The Falco might be able to reprogram RPM for 29, 27.5, 26, 24 or 20" wheels.
On two wheeled bents you would want the hub motor in the front wheel for more gyro effect/stability.
05-24-15, 02:09 PM
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Posted By pursuance

John V., A bit more money than Bionix but the...

John V.,
A bit more money than Bionix but the Falco E Motor is 5 phase instead of 3, is more efficient and offers far less resistance to being pedaled in the off state. It also does not require a...
05-24-15, 08:09 AM
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Posted By pursuance

The former, Castaneda. Read three of his books...

The former, Castaneda. Read three of his books back in the smokey '70s. :D
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