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07-29-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By david58

NON-Streaming Training Video

I love Sufferfest, having started back in the day when you could purchase the videos outright, download and use. Now, one can only use them in a streaming mode, if my memory serves.

My streaming...
07-29-18, 08:45 AM
07-27-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By david58

Thank you very much. I hadn't realized that...

Thank you very much. I hadn't realized that anyone was a bigger moron than Trump, but I suppose we have that settled now.

I am always happy to know there is someone around that is able and...
07-26-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By david58

A bit of hyperbole, but this is A&S.... ...

A bit of hyperbole, but this is A&S....
Regulation, really? You want someone to regulate what bicycle you can ride...oops...what car I can drive?
My primary family car is a Ford Expedition. A...
07-26-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By david58

My point is that we paint with a wide brush...

My point is that we paint with a wide brush sometimes. Why is there an uptick in ped deaths? Is there something other than vehicle design that is contributing to the increase in SUV driver-caused...
07-22-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By david58

Interestingly, the article presented did not show...

Interestingly, the article presented did not show the chart that was buried in the USA Today article which showed that SUVs are NOT the leading cause of pedestrian deaths, as the general tenor of the...
07-22-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By david58

Not everyone has the same reaction, but to say...

Not everyone has the same reaction, but to say the gut thing is nonsense counters what others have experienced and what we can document as side effects. For me, MY experience, is that occasional...
02-09-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By david58

Totally relate. Was in very good shape in June...

Totally relate. Was in very good shape in June 15, when my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. Through that mess, most every day she'd call me with what seemed like would taste good and I would...
02-09-18, 07:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,478
Posted By david58

I try not to extrapolate only from my experience....

I try not to extrapolate only from my experience. You are right, interval training is good, and is likely in many ways the best way to train. And, also very correct, Athlete's Heart seems to be...
02-04-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,478
Posted By david58

Understood, Don. The point is that working to...

Understood, Don. The point is that working to MHR is not wise, and other things can be going on well before that which you will not necessarily notice.
02-04-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,478
Posted By david58

Please be careful...I will tell you why. ...

Please be careful...I will tell you why.

When my effort goes up, my blood pressure goes up faster. At the 80% threshold (using 220-age), my BP is not happy, nor is my ticker. Funky extra and...
07-20-17, 10:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,003
Posted By david58

Blessed with a blockage on the right side, and a...

Blessed with a blockage on the right side, and a low statin dose. I finally had to reconcile the fact that I am not 30 any more, but more like twice that. I don't push as hard, shoot, I used to...
07-20-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By david58

Within reason, age doesn't have to stop us. I...

Within reason, age doesn't have to stop us. I hope to be riding for a lot more years, if not as many mph.

I used to ref soccer, and found that at 45 years old I was significantly faster than I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-17, 04:23 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 9,199
Posted By david58

" I haven't tested any of this, just wanted to...

" I haven't tested any of this, just wanted to test the waters and hear what ppl had to say? "

Interesting, I find that asking for advice and then arguing with those offering it at my request is...
05-07-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,684
Posted By david58

Can hardly imagine riding without one. Just...

Can hardly imagine riding without one. Just became habitual. I use the kind that mounts on my eyeglasses.
11-25-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By david58

I use the Sufferfest videos as I spin, they are...

I use the Sufferfest videos as I spin, they are funny, challenging, and a great diversion from what can be a horrid way to spend time. But with the videos, I find it entertainment rather than a...
11-22-16, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By david58

Kinda back in the saddle again

Moved from Oregon to New Mexico in February '15, and started riding again after a bit of dieting and weight loss. Then, my wife was diagnosed with cancer, short circuiting a whole lot more stuff...
08-23-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,011
Posted By david58

Gave up aspartame, in any carrier (drinks,...

Gave up aspartame, in any carrier (drinks, desserts, anything) as of now.
08-22-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,285
Posted By david58

Good luck with the surgery! I had mine done...

Good luck with the surgery!

I had mine done about six years ago. I had no choice, the RC and Labrum were torn traumatically, and the pain was very bad. Pain meds kept the pain down post surgery,...
07-13-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By david58

Hoping I am spared the stupid ration for a while....

Hoping I am spared the stupid ration for a while. The momentary look at the knife in my hand while the helmet rattled on the floor was pretty startling, and then pulling it out, has left an...
07-13-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By david58

Crap!!!!!

Saturday was prepping for a ride, and decided to use my almost unused commuter helmet. But wanted to ride "cool" - had to remove the mirror and the light, which were attached with zip ties, so that...
Forum: Southwest
07-06-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,009
Posted By david58

I live in Los Alamos. A coworker figgers he has...

I live in Los Alamos. A coworker figgers he has a flat from goatheads, or other causes, about once a year. Runs gatorskins. Just stay on the road is his advice. I have no advice, my first ride...
07-04-15, 11:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,129
Posted By david58

Wow. Finding it hard to find something offensive...

Wow. Finding it hard to find something offensive in that sig line. Lighten up, man!
07-04-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By david58

That's why I stopped when I did. Had planned a...

That's why I stopped when I did. Had planned a hike for tomorrow, but our Independence Day celebration went longer than planned, so I may ride again. Stopping at one hour, don't want to be a cripple...
07-04-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By david58

Los Alamos.

Los Alamos.
07-04-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By david58

Long Road Back, But I'm Back (kinda long)

In June 2013 I was rear-ended in Portland, Oregon. Not a lot of damage to my truck, as it was stop and go traffic and the guy that hit me didn't stop (I was the last stopped car in the train at the...
05-19-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By david58

On the way back

Been off of here over a year. Job changed, could no longer ride. So, changed job. Moved from Oregon to New Mexico, and started a diet to drop the weight that a lack of cycling in combination with...
12-23-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,938
Posted By david58

I don't think it is that size. My eyes are...

I don't think it is that size. My eyes are bleeding...
12-23-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By david58

Thanks for the PM answers, Steve B. Looks...

Thanks for the PM answers, Steve B.

Looks like this is going to be an adventure. Very much looking forward to launching this one.

David
12-22-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By david58

Helps a lot. More encouraged the more responses I...

Helps a lot. More encouraged the more responses I see.

We hope, HOPE, to live west of LA in the Jemez Springs zip code - 45 min or so from LA, closer if we find the right place. We have dogs...
12-22-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By david58

You all are encouraging me, and some info I have...

You all are encouraging me, and some info I have dug up on the interweb indicates that I might be able to do some, if not all, the riding I like to do. Off-road will have to step in, but with the...
12-21-14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By david58

Moving to New Mexico, Questions

For lots of reasons (mostly work-related), I have been almost totally off my bike for a year. The work part seems to be getting solved, with a move to the Los Alamos area being worked on. I...
09-28-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,722
Posted By david58

Been chased a few times, seems it is always Pit...

Been chased a few times, seems it is always Pit Bulls that give me the eye. Last time, I was already at about 20, so not much acceleration left in these old legs, but I got it up to about 23. Then...
09-28-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,609
Posted By david58

Yore tax dollars at work. Again. David58

Yore tax dollars at work.

Again.

David58
04-03-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
Posted By david58

Listen more carefully and you might hear more...

Listen more carefully and you might hear more than just what you want to hear.

Signed,
david58

Bike commuting, recreational riding, economy car driving, Tea Party supporting cyclist.
04-01-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By david58

Have had some pretty solid hits from pebbles...

Have had some pretty solid hits from pebbles tossed by passing car's tires. Bugs. Occasionally branches. Must ALWAYS wear glasses.

I wear single vision glasses to correct my astigmatism,...
04-01-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By david58

Not a problem here in Oregon. All drivers have...

Not a problem here in Oregon. All drivers have X-ray vision and can see around the corners.
03-20-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,847
Posted By david58

Ridden thousands of miles in Oregon, hundreds in...

Ridden thousands of miles in Oregon, hundreds in Alabama. Drivers are aggressive and fast in Oregon, polite and careful in Alabama.

Now I am talking farm country here - I dont ride in town...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,333
Posted By david58

My son was akin to Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbes)...

My son was akin to Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbes) with his bike misadventures. Quit trying at 6, learnt to ride at 12, but didn't ride much.

Fast forward to 21. Bike commuter in Seattle starting...
01-13-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By david58

Blast! Conflicts with a wedding that weekend. ...

Blast! Conflicts with a wedding that weekend. Well, you planted an idea in a couple of old noggins, we might just basically do a similar week unsupported in the Bend area. Such a grand place to...
Forum: Commuting
01-12-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,731
Posted By david58

I use the curved side of a Tide detergent jug,...

I use the curved side of a Tide detergent jug, since it will sort of continue the curvature of the fender.
01-08-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By david58

Sounds like the kind of cycling vacation I would...

Sounds like the kind of cycling vacation I would pick for myself! Going to have to think hard on it - price is mighty nice.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By david58

My son has been riding the better part of a year...

My son has been riding the better part of a year now, commuting to work in Seattle where he is finishing his final year of college. He works at an outfit that puts a "team" on the road for STP in...
01-05-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,532
Posted By david58

I still shudder. I crossed a highway yesterday...

I still shudder. I crossed a highway yesterday without looking behind me. No sound of approaching cars, so I did it. Damned stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,578
Posted By david58

Kinda funny - on a long climb, I find that lower...

Kinda funny - on a long climb, I find that lower rpm at a given speed is more comfortable than higher rpm at that same speed. Glad there isn't an official rule. :) I also like to get up out of the...
01-04-14, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By david58

Car wreck had me totally off the bike two months....

Car wreck had me totally off the bike two months. Started riding in August, then job change had me off the bike in November and December.

Question: Do you lose much fitness with layoff?
Answer:...
01-03-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,821
Posted By david58

The guy in the car was very likely well described...

The guy in the car was very likely well described as being a sociopath, or having those tendencies. However, I would be slow to engage - I am doing a "do what I say not what I do" here - if...
01-02-14, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By david58

"What's mine is mine. Yours is negotiable." ...

"What's mine is mine. Yours is negotiable."

Bike fees stem from jealousy/envy - auto drivers that care, care because they are paying and the scofflaw cyclist is not. At least in their...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-14, 12:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By david58

Have you balanced the savings from not driving a...

Have you balanced the savings from not driving a care against the $100 for the membership? Even with my decent mileage (27mpg) truck, riding four days a week (18 miles RT) and the fitness gain would...
01-01-14, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By david58

Depends on your political leanings as to whether...

Depends on your political leanings as to whether or not there is agreement on that one. But Helmut was, in my mind, a safe Helmut.
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