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09-03-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hawkowl2

Why not multifocal? Function similar to the...

Why not multifocal? Function similar to the eyeglasses and cover all focal lengths.

I had multifocal lenses inserted about 7 years ago. Have always considered that one of my better life decisions....
08-29-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

Not in US? Thought there was a post saying was in...

Not in US? Thought there was a post saying was in MO.

Interesting the tack this thread has taken. All an academic time filler.
08-27-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

That is a question that would better addressed to...

That is a question that would better addressed to your Civics and History teachers
08-27-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

What they do in Britain does not apply here in...

What they do in Britain does not apply here in the US. Nor should it.
08-27-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

That is not in the context of this thread. In...

That is not in the context of this thread. In this thread the video was apparently taken by the OP.

From what was posted it appears the OP wants punitive action taken against people based an...
08-27-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,769
Posted By Hawkowl2

Thank you for clarifying. Yes, they, and you,...

Thank you for clarifying. Yes, they, and you, have had some real challenges. I won't bore you with mine.

But I was taken aback when my post that was meant to bring a ray of sunshine into their...
08-27-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

Going back to the first post. Asking the System...

Going back to the first post. Asking the System to do something over a scare is surely a non-starter. Other than a possible traffic infraction, from what was posted, that is what happened. Close...
08-26-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

Are you arguing about the word "charges'? ...

Are you arguing about the word "charges'?

There may be someplace in the US where a citizen cannot file a complaint against someone else. But I don't know where that might be. Then you are the...
08-26-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,028
Posted By Hawkowl2

For you knowing your heart rate is part of your...

For you knowing your heart rate is part of your daily entertainment. That is certainly your choice. But to call Work of Breathing a "guesstimate" tells me you could benefit from some education.
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08-26-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,769
Posted By Hawkowl2

What demon controlled you to make such a post? ...

What demon controlled you to make such a post?

These two people people take their vows very seriously. Their example is one that should be followed.
08-26-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hawkowl2

With the video you could have filed charges...

With the video you could have filed charges against the other person. You could have testified to the authenticity of the video. On the other hand to anyone else the video is just hearsay of unknown...
08-26-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,520
Posted By Hawkowl2

Nearly Hit A Cyclist Today

I finally stopped shaking enough to keyboard on my phone. Today I missed a bike and rider by inches.

Divided four lane urban highway. I'm in the inside straight ahead lane. The light turned green....
08-25-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,769
Posted By Hawkowl2

Congratulations! It is wonderful when two...

Congratulations!

It is wonderful when two people meet around common interests and decide to make one out of the two.

May you have lives full of adventure and consequence.
08-25-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,028
Posted By Hawkowl2

Work of Breathing

Starting off boldly. For us non-racing types a heart rate monitor will just ruin a fun sport. A much better metric is Work of Breathing. The effects of all the factors involved in your exercise...
08-19-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By Hawkowl2

Guess it depends on why you ride. Common reasons...

Guess it depends on why you ride. Common reasons are fitness, competition, and sight seeing. Outside or inside; group or solo are decisions that flow from that.
08-19-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,312
Posted By Hawkowl2

That this topic is still alive is testament to...

That this topic is still alive is testament to media power. Lots of money and talent has been used to convince us that a long life is a worthy goal. At the same time the governments and insurance...
08-05-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By Hawkowl2

Looked up your drug. Appears to be a testosterone...

Looked up your drug. Appears to be a testosterone booster and has not been approved by the FDA.

Raises a question: Why take something that boosts a hormone that feeds the cancer?
07-30-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,312
Posted By Hawkowl2

Fit to Live

A military gym I used to use for workouts had a sign on the wall: "Fit to Fight". To me there is a corollary for our lives. Fit to Live.

Given all of life's vagaries it is fruitless to live for...
07-28-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,312
Posted By Hawkowl2

Lots of discussion about an event that will...

Lots of discussion about an event that will affect us all. Unless you are part of Heinlein's Lazarus family that is. The only two questions are When and How. Will it be trauma from a traffic...
07-25-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,613
Posted By Hawkowl2

Don't really know how to respond to this post....

Don't really know how to respond to this post. All I can say is to suggest you read the posts again. You have misquoted me.

Then follow the advice I gave to get instruction from a competent...
07-24-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,613
Posted By Hawkowl2

The statement means exactly what it says. Don't...

The statement means exactly what it says. Don't bend your back under load without bending your knees. Don't put a lot of torsional stress on your back by swinging weights.
07-11-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,134
Posted By Hawkowl2

Not Really Useful

It is not the hospital that works on you
It is the medical professional.

Unless you are going to camp down the street, reality is that you will have to accept the available Provider and Hospital...
05-31-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,017
Posted By Hawkowl2

Wheel of History

Some may remember that when what are now 4-Wheel Utility vehicles were first produced they were 3-Wheelers. Looked very similar to the trike shown.

Had little engines and could go most anywhere....
05-22-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By Hawkowl2

Yes, it is frustrating and anger prompting to be...

Yes, it is frustrating and anger prompting to be treated as you are. It is helpful to remember that under the law you, the patient, are ultimately in charge. With limited exceptions you have the...
05-20-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By Hawkowl2

Well, don"t leave us hanging! How many fish and...

Well, don"t leave us hanging! How many fish and how big?
05-20-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,613
Posted By Hawkowl2

Interesting comments in that some display an...

Interesting comments in that some display an inability to read and some are promoting ideas that are patently dangerous.

For example: I never said "don't bend". Instead, a person needs to be...
05-18-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,613
Posted By Hawkowl2

Just a note. Some of the posts seem to carry...

Just a note.

Some of the posts seem to carry over elements of our current divisive political discourse. In that vein please don't put words or meaning into my posts that aren't there.
05-18-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,613
Posted By Hawkowl2

Just getting to know folks. Part of that is...

Just getting to know folks. Part of that is discovering who is the Forum Troll. Thanks for making that process quick and easy.
05-17-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Hawkowl2

My recommendation is to not do one unless you...

My recommendation is to not do one unless you have some particular problem that concerns you or a doc you respect. Too many live changing false positives. Plus, it is only a picture of you on that...
05-17-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,613
Posted By Hawkowl2

My docs have told me that as a general rule be...

My docs have told me that as a general rule be Very Careful with weight bearing exercise. Bones thin as we age and unless you are willing to take the radiation dose for a bone scan you really don't...
05-17-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,693
Posted By Hawkowl2

Have you considered that, for your use you may...

Have you considered that, for your use you may have the wrong tool? Maybe, instead of an ebike that operates at the margins, you would be more satisfied with a small motor scooter, or similar?
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Thread Summary: Trikes are ungainly beasts....

Thread Summary:
Trikes are ungainly beasts. Lots of fun on the flat. But to venture into all but the most moderate hills need to regear to very low gears. Even then the motor(rider) needs to be...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Thanks Darth Lefty.

Thanks Darth Lefty.
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

As a Newbie I'm restricted so replies are...

As a Newbie I'm restricted so replies are delayed.
Sorry you thought I wasn't clear. I am looking for personal experience from people who climb, or cannot climb, long steep grades like those in...
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Nice macro, engineering 101. I am looking for...

Nice macro, engineering 101. I am looking for something more responsive from personal experience.
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Thanks. Good stuff Yes, I have successfully...

Thanks. Good stuff

Yes, I have successfully ridden road bikes in the mounains. Taht is why I asked the question.
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Not for going uphill if getting there the same...

Not for going uphill if getting there the same day is a goal?
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,491
Posted By Hawkowl2

Hill Climbing Trike

Want a Tadpole Trike that is truly a hill climber. I'm thinking Front Range of Colorado, Mountains around Anchorage kind of hills.

I've read and talked, but the fog is thick with opinions not...
05-05-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,216
Posted By Hawkowl2

Depends. Prostate cancer screening is routinely...

Depends.
Prostate cancer screening is routinely stopped for men over age 70. First time PSA is checked is if there is a TURP, or some kinds of renal problem. Reason given is that under structure put...
05-05-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,234
Posted By Hawkowl2

Might be a good idea to check side effects of any...

Might be a good idea to check side effects of any meds(Rx and OTC) you are taking. Surprising how many have increased BP as a side effect.
Some of the machines can't cope with a minor irregular...
05-04-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Hawkowl2

Actually, this was edited somewhere in the...

Actually, this was edited somewhere in the posting process. I tried to get my old user name deleted so I could register again with that name. No Go so...
05-04-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Hawkowl2

Mainly roads/trails on my Lemond Versailles or...

Mainly roads/trails on my Lemond Versailles or hard tail MTB. But have put some miles on a Tadpole Trike and plan on acquiring one this summer.
05-03-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Hawkowl2

Back in town

Been away for awhile. Have lots of time so decided to Delete my old Hawkowl ID so I could just get a new password. So this is me 2.
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