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08-02-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,163
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Now it is 165. Tho I've hit 173 in the past. When...

Now it is 165. Tho I've hit 173 in the past. When I was younger, I'm 65 now I hit 195-210 depending on rides and hills
07-24-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,597
Posted By HAMMER MAN

80-120 mikes a week and anywhere from 18-22 mph...

80-120 mikes a week and anywhere from 18-22 mph on the road depending on terrain. At 65 now I just ride to ride and for enjoyment and exercise.
01-27-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,522
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I'm pretty lucky as most of our grandchildren...

I'm pretty lucky as most of our grandchildren love to ride, mostly mtn bikes. But they still ride. They range in age from 2-12 years. I'll take them on the bike trail with my wife or just with our...
01-17-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,869
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Both of my bikes had a Brooks B17 narrow and...

Both of my bikes had a Brooks B17 narrow and they were fine for about a year. I started getting saddle sores in between my groin and leg junction and I couldn't find the cause even after riding in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I put a 10 speed 130 BCD 50 tooth FSA chain ring...

I put a 10 speed 130 BCD 50 tooth FSA chain ring on my Sram Force crank and works great. I was running a Sram 53 tooth and didn't want to buy a new crank to go to a smaller chain ring. Shifting is...
12-31-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,108
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Ive had RA now for 8 years. It started in my...

Ive had RA now for 8 years. It started in my hands , then to my feet. Now it is in both of my shoulders per x rays I had taken last week. I've been on DMARDS also for 8 years. I also have...
11-01-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,629
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I had this frame made by David Tiemeyer in 2011....

I had this frame made by David Tiemeyer in 2011. Aluminum with black powder coat.

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08-17-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,552
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I am not on any beta blockers though I'm on...

I am not on any beta blockers though I'm on Lipitor and linsinopril. in Feb. of this year i was having some very bad angina attacks so i had a heart catherization done on Feb. 25, 2016. they found...
08-15-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I believe the injections will be my next move,as...

I believe the injections will be my next move,as my Rheumatalogist wanted to put me on humiera over a year ago. The possible side effects scared me off. Right now I'm on 3 different meds. For the...
08-13-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,750
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Yes I agree. There're awesome saddles and for me...

Yes I agree. There're awesome saddles and for me great from the get go once I figured the tilt
08-13-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,750
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I've gone through so many saddles, countless as I...

I've gone through so many saddles, countless as I kept getting saddle sores, my fit is good so I figured it had to be body changes now that I'm 64. I bought a brooks b17 narrow tried it on one road...
08-13-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I'm 64, and retired . I have both osteoarthritis,...

I'm 64, and retired . I have both osteoarthritis, neck and spine and shoulders as well as RA, in my hands knees and wrist, presently, weird to have both, but it can happen I'm told as well as...
08-01-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 501,486
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I don't post here as much as I use too, I more or...

I don't post here as much as I use too, I more or less lurk and just read and check out the bikes. Here is a picture of my Desalvo that I bought in March 2016. . After spending countless of dollars...
07-25-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,409
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I've been on Lipitor since Feb, 2016. They put me...

I've been on Lipitor since Feb, 2016. They put me on it after a heart catherization. So far no problems with the Lipitor .
07-25-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I wish the best for you and will pray all works...

I wish the best for you and will pray all works out
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,093
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I just recently installed a B17 N on my Desalvo...

I just recently installed a B17 N on my Desalvo road bike. I've been riding for over 30 years. Inmo it is one of the best saddles I have ever ridden. We are all different but if it works, it works,...
04-18-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 912
Posted By HAMMER MAN

If you're service connected for anything it...

If you're service connected for anything it shouldn't be a problem to get hearing aids from the VA. Get your PCP to make you an appointment with audiology. If you're not enrolled in the VA health...
04-18-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I've had the same problem, however my rides kept...

I've had the same problem, however my rides kept getting worse and worse. On a day I didn't go ride I started with angina went to the hospital and was told it was unstable angina . I was transferred...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,754
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Resurrection of a thread. I've been riding for...

Resurrection of a thread. I've been riding for over 30 years and i was having saddle sore issues as well. First time in my life. I became a convert to using a Brooks saddle, B-17 narrow. And though...
03-08-16, 04:12 PM
01-16-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,046
Posted By HAMMER MAN

outstanding Bill!. upgrades are always fun and...

outstanding Bill!. upgrades are always fun and give a needed boost to ones bike and riding. Enjoy and have fun!!
01-10-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By HAMMER MAN

i've been retired since I was 61. Do a lot of...

i've been retired since I was 61. Do a lot of riding usually averaging 150 miles a week. i take 2 of our grandkids to school, the rest of the day is filled with yard work, house work as my wife still...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-15, 04:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,181
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Yes it is. There are quite a lot of great ti...

Yes it is. There are quite a lot of great ti mfg. out there so I've been looking at Kish, Moots, Desalvo and Zancanto. Lynskey has a decent price but if it takes that amount of time to answer 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-15, 04:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,181
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I've been looking at the R240 and have had...

I've been looking at the R240 and have had trouble with their web site. With that being said I sent them an email with some questions and it took lynskey 4 days to get back with me and none of my...
09-14-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Sad to hear

Sad to hear
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,985
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Retired since 2013. I was a corporate safety...

Retired since 2013. I was a corporate safety manager for 6 distribution houses through out the U.S. A lot of traveling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,743
Posted By HAMMER MAN

in my jersey pockets Co2 = cartarige cell...

in my jersey pockets
Co2 = cartarige
cell phone
pepper pray
automatic knife
smll wallet with cash and ID
07-26-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,811
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Best of luck and I hope all works out for the best

Best of luck and I hope all works out for the best
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,121
Posted By HAMMER MAN

my waterford 2200

my waterford 2200
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,805
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I have a custom 2200 Waterford that I bought in...

I have a custom 2200 Waterford that I bought in 1999, and had it painted a Jason purple. Best ride I have ever owned
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,931
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Absolutely outstanding. Hopefully you will keep...

Absolutely outstanding. Hopefully you will keep riding and keep turning your life around. Such major steps and you found a wonderful new direction in life. you may consider attendning a 12 step...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,160
Posted By HAMMER MAN

+1 on the Serfas. A really bright light that can...

+1 on the Serfas. A really bright light that can be seen over a mile away.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,833
Posted By HAMMER MAN

My brother was recently attacked by a pitbull on...

My brother was recently attacked by a pitbull on the back country roads we ride her in Texas. the dog got the outside of his knee and when my brother went down bi him in his ass and then his arm.. he...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,870
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Easton carbon seatpost broke in half about 10...

Easton carbon seatpost broke in half about 10 miles out on a ride. Basically i had to stand and pedal 10 miles back home. That was pretty tiring. since then, all of my bikes now have tompson seatpost...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,807
Posted By HAMMER MAN

fit. saddle. custom frames, retirement, and ...

fit. saddle. custom frames, retirement, and average riding miles of about 140 a week. I pick my rides and and pace and that makes a world of difference of enjoyment. I used to do all club rides,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,544
Posted By HAMMER MAN

after using numerous lubes for my chain i bough...

after using numerous lubes for my chain i bough a bottle of Chain-L lube and personally i find it works pretty good and imo less gunk on the chain or even dirt, etc. i do clean my chains and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,589
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Yes. i crashed in Sept. 2014 when a dog ran out...

Yes. i crashed in Sept. 2014 when a dog ran out in front of me as i was almost finsihed going down a steep hill. As i saw the dog i turned the front wheel a little to the right for the impact as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,793
Posted By HAMMER MAN

i have 2 road bikes one with shimano and the...

i have 2 road bikes one with shimano and the other with sram force. I find the sram is a little more problamatic and harder to maintain with the shifting. the shimano never an issue. once i buy...
Forum: Foo
03-27-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 72,035
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Extremely sad news. Rest in peace Tom, you ...

Extremely sad news.

Rest in peace Tom, you put up a hell of a fight!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 02:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,782
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I've been riding for well over 30 years, and like...

I've been riding for well over 30 years, and like you never has a problem with saddle sores until i hit the age of 63. All of a sudden after every ride i seemed to have a problem.

i was riding...
Forum: Foo
02-22-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,568
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Prayers outbound Tom, get better, stronger and...

Prayers outbound Tom, get better, stronger and hang in there!
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I appreciate y'alls reply. Thank you ...

I appreciate y'alls reply.

Thank you

Gary
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Value & info on Fuji Team?

Yes I know there is a Fuji thread somewhere however I just needed some information fast. On craigs list I found a Team Fuji for $280.00 which has the components listed below.


It is quad butted...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,955
Posted By HAMMER MAN

yes i believe it helps. I have been lifitng for...

yes i believe it helps. I have been lifitng for 20 years and riding over 30.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,125
Posted By HAMMER MAN

you might want to check out Hababero titanium...

you might want to check out Hababero titanium cycles. they have frames from $900.00-$1300.00. They are titanium tho. I don't own one but for that price it isn't bad. I believe they are mfg. in china...
01-05-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,800
Posted By HAMMER MAN

looks awesome. Nice to see some different colors

looks awesome. Nice to see some different colors
01-04-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,466
Posted By HAMMER MAN

I'm glad you're Ok Bill. I hope you heal fast and...

I'm glad you're Ok Bill. I hope you heal fast and you're back on the road soon!

Gary
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,654
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Open an account on Amazon. i paid $47.00 for the...

Open an account on Amazon. i paid $47.00 for the prologo kappa on amazon. the cheaper version with chromoly rails. i figured if that will work and i like it, then i will order 1 with ti rails
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,654
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Check the prologo saddles.they come in semi...

Check the prologo saddles.they come in semi round, and or flat.i bought the kappa which is semi round and is ok so far
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,322
Posted By HAMMER MAN

Average 6,745 miles for 2014

Average 6,745 miles for 2014
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