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10-17-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 510
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

"Fast" is less interesting than far or stops...

"Fast" is less interesting than far or stops because it's so greatly influenced by ride goals, elevation gain, traffic, and associated lights and delays. The fastest ride you ever did? Your usual...
10-17-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 510
Posted By Wildwood

I’m as fast as I need to be. :rolleyes: ...

I’m as fast as I need to be. :rolleyes:

….and stop when I decide to.
10-15-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By billnuke1

!

…and I’ll raise…getting a divorce and quit working…
10-11-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By adamrice

Got an early start for a long ride on Saturday....

Got an early start for a long ride on Saturday. This is probably one of the best photos I've ever taken. It was all luck. ...
10-02-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By big john

Rode through Hidden Valley today. It was...

Rode through Hidden Valley today. It was spectacular.
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10-02-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By ultrarider7

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An evening ride to Longfellow Gardens in Minneapolis, MN
09-30-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By ultrarider7

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The channel connecting Lake Bde Maka Ska with Lake of the Isles.
09-29-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By indyfabz

Morning on the Harlem Valley Trail near Copake,...

Morning on the Harlem Valley Trail near Copake, NY.

...
09-27-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,419
Posted By big john

I've done self-supported tours with 3 other men...

I've done self-supported tours with 3 other men for 6 weeks, 3 other men and 4 women for 6 days, and with just my ex wife for 9 days, plus multiple overnight trips.
I couldn't imagine paying 2 grand...
09-26-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,419
Posted By rsbob

Domestic or Foreign? Approximate budget and for...

Domestic or Foreign? Approximate budget and for how long?
09-24-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 963
Posted By Wildwood

Sounds like your life health priorities would...

Sounds like your life health priorities would dictate more bike time.

The more you ride, the more you will benefit from riding a new or newer than 50yo bike.

and Super Congrats :beer: on health...
09-21-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By Altair 4

The Altair family was there about 10 years ago,...

The Altair family was there about 10 years ago, after visiting Zion and Bryce. We loved Capitol Reef - so beautiful and, at least when we were there, so few people. It was like we were the only...
08-25-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,983
Posted By qcpmsame

Had my wake up moment last week, wife and I met...

Had my wake up moment last week, wife and I met with an agent to go over the various Medicare supplements, and "Advantage" policies. Came home and submitted my SSI and Medicare on-line stuff since I...
08-20-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,342
Posted By rowerek

Checking with your doctor and doing tests is the...

Checking with your doctor and doing tests is the most important and the best approach. Hopefully, the tests will show clean bill of health or something easy to fix.

"I thought that I wasn't...
08-09-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,655
Posted By big john

I feel better knowing that others have...

I feel better knowing that others have experienced some of the same stuff I have and are still riding and pushing through it.
08-09-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,655
Posted By GhostRider62

My calcium score is zero and I do not have A-Fib....

My calcium score is zero and I do not have A-Fib.

My heart stops in the middle of the night many times for 3-8 seconds. (24/7 monitoring for a month on three separate occasions)

I feel quite...
07-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,632
Posted By Cougrrcj

My musical tastes range from Sinatra and Rat Pack...

My musical tastes range from Sinatra and Rat Pack to Pink Floyd, to Southern Rock, to Jazz, Blues, to SoCal Sound (Eagles)... When I'm at Work, I have 'Motown Monday', 'Tuesday Bluesday',...
07-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,239
Posted By Riveting

Here in Denver, with hills everywhere and almost...

Here in Denver, with hills everywhere and almost unavoidable, in order to maintain consistency of stress during knee-hab (as I call it), one must monitor time, and NOT mileage, since riding 10 miles...
07-21-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,315
Posted By big john

One day we went to Sabrina and South Lake and...

One day we went to Sabrina and South Lake and stopped at North Lake on the way back down. It was an epic day. It was a dry year and all the stores and cafes were happy to see us.
07-19-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,239
Posted By DiabloScott

I thought he got hit by a car and died on a bike...

I thought he got hit by a car and died on a bike ride, but maybe I'm confusing him with someone else. Is he the guy who used to call "hooey" on everything?
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,239
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
07-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By trainchaser

Wow, I need heart surgery, wasn't expecting that!

Oh the joys of getting old and then, older. I've been experiencing a bit of chest pain when riding faster or uphill, didn't think much of it at the time. On July 3rd I was on my way to get my 2nd...
06-26-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By big john

Went by Griffith Observatory today. I'm far...

Went by Griffith Observatory today. I'm far right.
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06-23-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By indyfabz

Hiawatha Trail. Rode it up hill during a...

Hiawatha Trail. Rode it up hill during a two-week, unsupported tour in MT and ID in 2019. I started the day outside of Avery, ID and rode the former right-of-way to the Pearson Trailhead (western end...
06-22-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By Jumpski

Thailand

Krabi, Thailand the sunrise was incredible!

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06-21-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,220
Posted By Barrettscv

Dress code

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I'll just leave this here
06-19-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,812
Posted By Chuck M

I can damn sure say I do not want an E-Bike. But...

I can damn sure say I do not want an E-Bike. But I will also admit when the time comes if that is what I have to do to keep enjoying riding, I'll get an E-Bike.

But the most important thing...
06-05-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,315
Posted By big john

When I turned 60 we rode up to Mount Baldy...

When I turned 60 we rode up to Mount Baldy Village where, unbeknownst to me, a friend had driven the day before to stash a cake with my picture on it. The cafe was happy to keep it overnight for us....
05-27-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By ZIPP2001

A change of scenery

I've been living in a new area for the last 6 months and during winter didn't really get to explore that much. So over the last couple of weeks I've taken a day just to explore some back roads. Today...
05-14-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,364
Posted By big john

Plenty here @$4 per gallon.

Plenty here @$4 per gallon.
04-23-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,179
Posted By big john

I put timing gears on a bunch of those things....

I put timing gears on a bunch of those things. The cam gear was Bakelight, or some such composite, on the outer diameter and they would break apart and fall into the oil pan. Never wanting to remove...
04-21-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,122
Posted By big john

I never really thought of THC as a pain reliever...

I never really thought of THC as a pain reliever but in 2017 I had Shingles in my right eye. The headache was intense but the eye pain was off the chart. It felt like my eye was being squeezed by...
04-20-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,122
Posted By rydabent

Doing anything while impaired is unsafe and...

Doing anything while impaired is unsafe and stupid.
04-04-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,888
Posted By jppe

Here are some I’m aware of and have either ridden...

Here are some I’m aware of and have either ridden or seen others from 50+ ride.

I’ve heard there’s an extensive paved system around Denver, CO.

Glenwood Springs, CO has a couple that would make...
03-27-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,835
Posted By big john

A lot of my favorite rides are in the Santa...

A lot of my favorite rides are in the Santa Monica mountains. Last Saturday we rode Mulholland from Calabasas to Westlake and down into Westlake Village. The week before we climbed Piuma and...
03-26-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,835
Posted By big john

I'm sure there are steep hills there, but would a...

I'm sure there are steep hills there, but would a charity ride send riders up them on a 20 mile event? The people signing up for a 20 mile option aren't likely to be interested in steep climbs, that...
03-19-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,088
Posted By Riveting

The per-capita occurrences (not the total...

The per-capita occurrences (not the total occurrences) of bike crashes are what we need to pay attention to, if we want to be properly informed of a perceived upward trend. Simply hearing about...
03-15-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,835
Posted By big john

It's hard to imagine an 18% grade on any event...

It's hard to imagine an 18% grade on any event ride without some advance notice, especially a 20 mile ride. This was a road ride?
03-04-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By ultrarider7

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Must be 40 years since I've since one of these Mercury Comets. I think this...
02-28-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 80,726
Posted By big john

I'm 66 in this picture, (2 weeks ago). ...

I'm 66 in this picture, (2 weeks ago).
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02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 80,726
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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02-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By Bald Paul

I truly wish they would outlaw those 'leashes'....

I truly wish they would outlaw those 'leashes'. I've seen people walking and jogging get tripped up by them. And yes, if you were to snag one with your bike, not only the dog but YOU could be...
02-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By locolobo13

Sunset Along the Grand Canal

http://i.imgur.com/DzQBueal.jpg (https://imgur.com/DzQBuea)

http://i.imgur.com/cY6Fd1Fl.jpg (https://imgur.com/cY6Fd1F)

http://i.imgur.com/2Fs3EYll.jpg (https://imgur.com/2Fs3EYl)
02-10-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By rayman54

Lake Canonchet, Narragansett, RI

Along the trail during a recent snowshoe hike:
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02-09-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By fooferdoggie

mt tabor portland or. ...

mt tabor portland or.

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02-09-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By Iride01

I got it the week after Xmas. Thankfully what I...

I got it the week after Xmas. Thankfully what I think was mild since I didn't have continuous fever or have to go to hospital. I'd just recommend that anyone that gets it no matter how mild see their...
02-08-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By Kabuki12

I am 66 and I don’t take chances. I have heard...

I am 66 and I don’t take chances. I have heard varying degrees of intensity from this thing. My brother got it and it kicked his butt for a couple of weeks. A close friend in Boston got it and was in...
02-07-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By Ogsarg

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Sunset Beach near Watsonville, CA
02-03-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,877
Posted By locolobo13

Cave Creek Tributary Trail in Phx ...

Cave Creek Tributary Trail in Phx
http://i.imgur.com/WPPZilgl.jpg (https://imgur.com/WPPZilg)

http://i.imgur.com/gxM4mUel.jpg (https://imgur.com/gxM4mUe)

Trailside Flower...
01-30-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By woodcraft

I think I've done 10 at age 60 or above, but they...

I think I've done 10 at age 60 or above, but they were all organized events with rest stops, etc.

Sadly, none in the last 2 years. 45 year spread between the first & the most recent.

I think...
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