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04-11-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,349
Posted By Skullo

Great score and and choice. I have a 2003 Roubaix...

Great score and and choice. I have a 2003 Roubaix Pro. When new they had full 105 group , Richey wheel set, bars, stem ,seatpost. Very fast bike that climbs well. I upgraded some parts over the...
02-15-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By Skullo

Where thereís a will thereís a way. I always find...

Where thereís a will thereís a way. I always find a place.Fence lines behind a shrub a shed. Just act like you know what your doing.
02-05-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,826
Posted By Skullo

I was a road biker in a former life. Just turned...

I was a road biker in a former life. Just turned seventy. Just ordered my second Rivendell. Rim brakes and nine speed are fine with me.Just getting a frame , already have most of the parts for the...
02-02-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,779
Posted By Skullo

Yesterdayís ride

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02-02-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,948
Posted By Skullo

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My Rivendell Appaloosa . Wrist issues including...
Forum: Touring
01-30-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,571
Posted By Skullo

I have a set of the vp and will probably get...

I have a set of the vp and will probably get another . Price is fair also .
01-19-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,206
Posted By Skullo

Heineken 0.0 , tastes like beer and I never want...

Heineken 0.0 , tastes like beer and I never want more than
one.
01-11-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,154
Posted By Skullo

Yes , I consider it exercise . Only two light...

Yes , I consider it exercise . Only two light snows this year. We are famous for our white powder here. Some times it come heavy and wet though.
01-02-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,500
Posted By Skullo

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My Rivendell Appaloosa . Wrist issues including...
12-25-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Skullo

The last few years I have measured my cycling in...

The last few years I have measured my cycling in hours on the bike. The distance covered has become less and less important to me.
My average is around three hours per ride. I did not plan it ,it...
11-29-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,117
Posted By Skullo

There as been so much information and...

There as been so much information and misinformation I donít know what to believe.The vaccines seem too good to be true at 95 percent.I donít want to be in the same room with people waving a...
11-29-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,117
Posted By Skullo

Wow I have not heard of that yet. Did you have an...

Wow I have not heard of that yet. Did you have an antibody test? Or do we just take the word of the certificate?
I personally would not bet my life on not catching it again.
10-15-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,340
Posted By Skullo

I have done similar things.I have interests in...

I have done similar things.I have interests in bikes , automotive, scale modeling and gunsmithing . it nice to have favorite items closer to ones self. There is no cure for this illness.
09-24-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,910
Posted By Skullo

I have been riding position 5 now in my fourth...

I have been riding position 5 now in my fourth year. I probably am a 4.5. I am not a Lea sure rider . I still ride distance. Almost every ride I still do some areo by laying my forearms on the bars...
09-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,964
Posted By Skullo

Maybe that why Iím so slow this year, Iíve had...

Maybe that why Iím so slow this year, Iíve had Covid and did not know it.I havenít felt ill of body only of mind.
09-21-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,964
Posted By Skullo

This is all very interesting. Is anyone wondering...

This is all very interesting. Is anyone wondering also about the performance of Richie Porte at the age of 35?itís only fair.
09-05-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,062
Posted By Skullo

If I am riding up a hill solo, minding my own...

If I am riding up a hill solo, minding my own business and some one passes me, does that mean I have been dropped? I wasnít racing anyone when this happened so......
08-31-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,062
Posted By Skullo

Good points. I live in Utah and the majority of...

Good points. I live in Utah and the majority of my riding includes climbing.
I carry a trunk bag with tools, tubes snacks and raincoat.No fun for me being caught in mountains without it.
08-31-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,062
Posted By Skullo

I am ten years older than you. Three years ago I...

I am ten years older than you. Three years ago I went from a from a 19 pound road bike to a 34 pound touring bike as my daily rider. It definitely effected my speed and acceleration.
I am talking at...
08-29-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,891
Posted By Skullo

I was up on the mountain in 18 when Sepp won...

I was up on the mountain in 18 when Sepp won Utah.His acceleration on climbs was impressive then.I think he will prove his worth. A world class team has him in the TDF for good reason.
08-28-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,308
Posted By Skullo

Yup ,Mr Natural always assumes that posture when...

Yup ,Mr Natural always assumes that posture when he is about to speak profoundly.
08-22-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By Skullo

We the people are driving the pandemic.Follow...

We the people are driving the pandemic.Follow simple guidelines and you probably will not catch it . Stop going into risky situations. This includes family gatherings.I know itís too hard to just...
08-17-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By Skullo

Iowa is major supplier of the world food supply ....

Iowa is major supplier of the world food supply . Both produce and meat. Corn for ethanol.Soy beans for vegan type stuff. Food prices are rising before this.
08-17-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By Skullo

Photos from Iowa

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08-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By Skullo

I am originally from the area, lots of relatives...

I am originally from the area, lots of relatives still there. Itís a national disaster that is getting no attention because of Covid and election coverage.Widespread power outages . Food in stores...
08-15-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Skullo

It is getting harder to find things to smile...

It is getting harder to find things to smile about.
I feel a lot of the folks doing risky things are suffering mental health issues induced by the situation we are in.
08-15-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Skullo

I shaved for the first time in 20 years a couple...

I shaved for the first time in 20 years a couple of months ago. A new experience, Both my growth and face are very different than the last time I shaved. I have jowls I've never seen before![/QUOTE]...
08-13-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Skullo

[QUOTEI might even shave, which would be the...

[QUOTEI might even shave, which would be the first time in at least 20 years.[/QUOTE]
rather just stay home than shave.Been 45 years for me.
...
08-10-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,934
Posted By Skullo

I also enjoy the Heineken 0.0. It tastes good...

I also enjoy the Heineken 0.0.
It tastes good about the first 2/3 bottle then I have had enough.Real Heineken was one of my weakness back when I was an active abuser.
08-09-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,934
Posted By Skullo

Your body is telling you something and you would...

Your body is telling you something and you would be wise to listen to it.
People who use alcohol ever day for years are still alcohol dependent even if the amount is small. Also those who are...
08-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,934
Posted By Skullo

Well OK then . Glad you have it figured out.

Well OK then . Glad you have it figured out.
08-03-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,934
Posted By Skullo

If you have the will, there is a way

Hondo
I wish you well . I have been in recovery for thirty years and it took me ten years to quit after first admitting there was a problem .It takes strong will power to stop. My story is too long...
07-18-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,269
Posted By Skullo

Early Metallica seems to exercise most demons...

Early Metallica seems to exercise most demons here.😈
07-12-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,693
Posted By Skullo

I don't want to overstate the chest pain, it was...

I don't want to overstate the chest pain, it was a dull pain all across my chest, and I had a clear EKG a couple of years ago, but I agree I should probably check with doctor (though don't really...
07-12-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,693
Posted By Skullo

I agree heat exhaustion.I would probably see a...

I agree heat exhaustion.I would probably see a doc for an ekg because of the chest pain.
07-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Skullo

Salt Lake City was the hot spot from the...

Salt Lake City was the hot spot from the beginning. international airport and all the ski resorts bringing people in from all over.Salt Lake City and Salt Lake county are under mandatory masks.Youth...
07-10-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Skullo

Utah cases are surging also

Utah started opening up in the middle of May.Now we are setting new records almost daily.Southern Utah is mostly rural and sparsely populated ,so was spared of much Covid. They are in the green ďnew...
07-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,785
Posted By Skullo

Could be carpal tunnel syndrome.Often the hand...

Could be carpal tunnel syndrome.Often the hand cramps also and bothers one at night.I had it for twenty five years before it got real bad.Raising bars can help. If it persists best to get a real...
06-24-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,648
Posted By Skullo

Thank for the reply. My doctor at the time was...

Thank for the reply. My doctor at the time was not a pill pusher. We tried for several years to get my cholesterol down with diet and exercise but could not get all the way , so have been on statins...
06-21-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,648
Posted By Skullo

Canklecat Do you have an informed opinion on...

Canklecat
Do you have an informed opinion on CBD and interaction with statin drugs?
Ther are warnings that CBD can have similar interactions like grapefruit with some statins.
I donít have very...
05-03-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 578,179
Posted By Skullo

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I wish we had one of these at every corner. We have...
04-23-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 578,179
Posted By Skullo

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Daughters birthday card to her Mom.A service comes...
04-13-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 36,215
Posted By Skullo

Friday I went to a very low traffic two lane...

Friday I went to a very low traffic two lane highway for a twenty mile out and back. There were more riders than usual, but still plenty of room for everyone. I ride a heavy touring bike that weighs...
11-24-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,912
Posted By Skullo

I would probably take a week off . Let your...

I would probably take a week off . Let your muscles recover. I rode smiler distances as you when I was your age and had sore legs a lot. If your are doing this much month after month, you just might...
11-22-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 43,184
Posted By Skullo

This describes me perfectly, every sentence is...

This describes me perfectly, every sentence is exactly as I feel about biking. I knew I was not the only one.
09-13-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,247
Posted By Skullo

Looks like a great bike. I have had a few...

Looks like a great bike. I have had a few Miyataís. Rode my first century on a Miyata 110.Love the Suntour components.
09-08-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,472
Posted By Skullo

Three rides at 20 miles should maintain fitness...

Three rides at 20 miles should maintain fitness level , more is better but recovery is also reguired. :50:
09-08-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Skullo

Good luck,may the wind be at your back!

Good luck,may the wind be at your back!
09-08-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 688,969
Posted By Skullo

Beautiful Iím green with envy!

Beautiful Iím green with envy!
09-03-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 578,179
Posted By Skullo

I rode the Despardo Duel back at the end of July...

I rode the Despardo Duel back at the end of July ,start and finish in Panguitch.I stopped for a few pics.
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