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11-23-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By indyfabz

The first night of my last tour out west I camped...

The first night of my last tour out west I camped in MT, somewhat close to the ID border. The border is where you go from MDT to PDT. The second night I camped in ID. The sun rose an hour earlier...
11-09-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,059
Posted By 1989Pre

I killed a squrrel, and had to find something to...

I killed a squrrel, and had to find something to do with it.
11-09-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,059
Posted By 1989Pre

Summer cycling. Winter running. I do about 3 flat...

Summer cycling. Winter running. I do about 3 flat miles everyday from early November to early May. Running in winter is how I lose weight (fat) for the cycling season. It trains different muscles. I...
11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
10-31-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,433
Posted By roadsnakes

Even though the prediction was for the Autumn...

Even though the prediction was for the Autumn colors to not be very good. I think "they" were wrong.
'...
10-31-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By BobbyG

Back In The Saddle, Again...Again!

I was off the bike for 3 weeks this summer with my first bout of Covid which was rougher than I expected, plus a longer recovery than I would have thought. All of which made me feel much older than...
10-29-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,433
Posted By Fredo76

Indian Summer in Española

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Cottonwoods on Upper San Pedro Rd.
10-22-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By staehpj1

I am not necessarily suggesting others should do...

I am not necessarily suggesting others should do as I do, but I am presenting this as food for thought.

My personal experience is that the times when folks "need to be unclipped like on narrow...
10-21-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 582,922
Posted By mdo53

69 and just started riding a Verve 2 this week. ...

69 and just started riding a Verve 2 this week. Wish I had started sooner.
10-17-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 366,835
Posted By Clipped_in

South of Evanston, Wyoming riding back towards...

South of Evanston, Wyoming riding back towards Chalk Creek and Coalville, Utah.
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10-14-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By tdilf

Just based on looks - - S E V E N

Just based on looks - - S E V E N
10-11-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Kapusta

Rene Herse Bon Jon Pass in the superlight casing....

Rene Herse Bon Jon Pass in the superlight casing. 35mm.
10-09-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 366,835
Posted By phedge

Back to the Sods

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Laneville, asphalt's end
...
09-28-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,391
Posted By BlazingPedals

Remember: there are no tailwinds, there are only...

Remember: there are no tailwinds, there are only days in which you're awesome.
09-09-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,216
Posted By msu2001la

If you can get a 105 bike for $1500, that would...

If you can get a 105 bike for $1500, that would be my first choice. There's a lot of value there, even if the frame is aluminum and not carbon. Assuming all other things are equal, spending another...
09-08-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,312
Posted By Bob Ross

There are very few things in cycling (hell, or in...

There are very few things in cycling (hell, or in life at all!) that I am dogmatic about, but ^^^this is one of those things: As soon as the temps go below 65°F I cover my knees.
09-03-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,741
Posted By OBoile

Well... things just got interesting.

Well... things just got interesting.
09-03-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,789
Posted By Hermes

We live in a world of sound bites, captured...

We live in a world of sound bites, captured expressions and edited narrative that takes information out of context for a purpose. So be it. I struggle with what to call older people that are still...
08-26-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Helderberg

Had a great ride today.

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08-22-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 3,705,001
Posted By gt3racerich

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08-20-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,196
Posted By Sculptor7

Riding again at 87

After a break of 2 years during the recent Covid thing I have gotten out again on the road as opposed to training in the basement.
Did 69 miles in the past 6 days, longest ride was 26 miles. Great...
08-18-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,326
Posted By Biker395

Eh? For sure, being vaccinated does not...

Eh?

For sure, being vaccinated does not prevent infection ... at least not with the variants today. How is that relevant to whether someone infected only a few weeks ago and since recovered is...
08-16-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By 79pmooney

I have a routine that is simple, cheap, works and...

I have a routine that is simple, cheap, works and has proven itself to me over most of 50 years (except the 15 or so when it disappeared from all my sources). Vitalyte, formally Hydrolyte, E.R.G ...
08-13-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,196
Posted By rydabent

Im 84 and ride anywhere from 20 to 35 miles on a...

Im 84 and ride anywhere from 20 to 35 miles on a ride. I try to ride every other day.
08-10-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 3,705,001
Posted By kwb377

I got back into road riding last year after @ 20...

I got back into road riding last year after @ 20 year hiatus, then my friends urged me to start riding gravel with them.

I found a relatively inexpensive Scott Team CX a little over a month ago to...
07-26-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 582,922
Posted By delbiker1

I will be 70 on 9/6/22, 6 weeks from today. This...

I will be 70 on 9/6/22, 6 weeks from today. This morning I got in 35 miles to put me at around 700 for the month, and somewhere just over 3000 miles for the year. On May 1, I only 600 miles ytd due...
06-01-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Steve B.

I very much like my Cannondale Topstone. Mines a...

I very much like my Cannondale Topstone. Mines a 2020, aluminum frame, 105 components with an FSA 30/46 crank. Has decent low gearing, eyelets for a rear rack, top tube mounts for a bag. I added a...
05-23-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By Biker395

Davis Double Ride Report

Davis Double Ride Report

I’ve done quite a few doubles in California, but for some reason, never did the most popular of them all. The Davis Double. I had heard the route and support were great...
05-17-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,480
Posted By superdex

So ... here she is. Got a 13mi mixed surface ride...

So ... here she is. Got a 13mi mixed surface ride in tonight as soon as I could throw pedals on and adjust the saddle. I'm in LOVE!
...
05-15-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Biker395

Every Dog Has Its Day

Every Dog has its Day (And this was not mine).

So our good friend Ken organized a ride in our local mountains yesterday. The original plan was to ride over Sherman Pass ... a ride in the...
05-14-22, 09:27 AM
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Views: 357
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching 85

Nora, my Wife, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human...
05-12-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By bruce19

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age...

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words...
05-09-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By gobicycling

I'll be 83 in November, my wife will be 85, and...

I'll be 83 in November, my wife will be 85, and we both still ride non electric bikes. Enough said.
05-07-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 739,657
Posted By endless mtn

I bought a 2022 FX4 about a month ago. It's a...

I bought a 2022 FX4 about a month ago. It's a great bike. This is my first 1x bike and I like it for the rail-trail type riding that I mostly do these days. I'm glad I got the 2022 version even...
05-06-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,480
Posted By superdex

I got an email today ...

I got an email today
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5-6 weeks is looking like it's spot on. Tick tock tick...
05-02-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,707
Posted By Hermes

Age 73, racing and training 6 to 7 times per week...

Age 73, racing and training 6 to 7 times per week road and track with strength training in the gym. I use a cycling coach and for a couple of weeks used a personal trainer at the gym to tune up my...
04-28-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 268,339
Posted By Monkey Face

Gosh, that's difficult. I'd say smooth,...

Gosh, that's difficult. I'd say smooth, predictable, well-mannered... I'm struggling. I initially built it for myself, with drop bars, Campagnolo Veloce groupset and 28c slicks. Then switched to flat...
04-19-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,912
Posted By rydabent

As I have posted before, this year I turn 84, and...

As I have posted before, this year I turn 84, and in warm weather I ride 20 to 35 miles every other day. I have never been a speed demon, and prefer to check out the sights from the up right seat of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,921
Posted By merlinextraligh

there’s a pretty significant personal cost to...

there’s a pretty significant personal cost to pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. It’s going to become a significant portion of your life for a couple of years. Not least of the costs is the nature...
04-05-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 852,641
Posted By northernjeep

heres my bike

https://i.postimg.cc/x1v3DHNs/P1020708-1.jpg (https://postimg.cc/fVb9YVKX)
Its from a couple years ago but I'm still riding it. Just fitted a new chain on it
04-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 582,922
Posted By EddyR

I am 81 and never thought of myself as old until...

I am 81 and never thought of myself as old until my right knee got so bad it was making it hard to ride about a year ago. February 10 i had complete knee replacement. I wanted to be back on my bike...
03-31-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,480
Posted By superdex

Update. Pulled the trigger on the Obed. In a...

Update. Pulled the trigger on the Obed. In a last-second concession, I chose to go without the rear fender/rack brace, since the fork on the GVR don't have no eyelets anyhow. I slept on it and called...
03-26-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

The only reason time exists is to make sure that...

The only reason time exists is to make sure that everything doesn't happen all at once.
03-23-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,480
Posted By 5teve

I just picked up one of these:...

I just picked up one of these: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/revolt-advanced-2-2022

I haven't had it out more than a couple of times and just on pavement but I'm really pleased with it's road...
03-14-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 3,705,001
Posted By Hmmm

Added a new coat of paint to my Giant TCX. Rolls...

Added a new coat of paint to my Giant TCX. Rolls great with Challenge Gravel Grinder 700x42's.
...
03-09-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 852,641
Posted By Biker395

I just built this out. My old Scott CR1 served...

I just built this out. My old Scott CR1 served me VERY well, but with a suspected crack in the frame, it was time to say bye-bye.

So I found a used frame in excellent condition, and pretty much...
03-03-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By DorkDisk

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02-23-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,081
Posted By Biker395

Wow. I wonder how I fit into this. I've had...

Wow. I wonder how I fit into this. I've had three serious crashes, and none of them involved a motorist. The first was when I missed a transition from a paved path to sand (night time, with...
02-22-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,081
Posted By rydabent

When to stop? I will be 84 this year, and have...

When to stop? I will be 84 this year, and have no plans what so ever to stop riding. I have stated before I went bent in 2005 and have both a bike and trike. I ride about 25 miles every other...
02-18-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,433
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Here's my smoky pic of a little Devil's tower SE...

Here's my smoky pic of a little Devil's tower SE of Yizhou, Guangxi, China. They were burning sugar cane for weeks there as I was riding from Vietnam.
...
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