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Forum: Recumbent
02-07-05, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Bop Bop

My riding partner and friend brought me a pair of...

My riding partner and friend brought me a pair of Shimano SPD M534's for Christmas. We put them on about a month ago, they are great.
02-07-05, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Bop Bop

The feeling is great. I think it help adds to...

The feeling is great. I think it help adds to the grandparent / grandchild bonding. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Forum: Introductions
02-01-05, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Bop Bop

MB, Welcome to the Forum from a transplanted...

MB,

Welcome to the Forum from a transplanted NYC'er residing in AZ where we do not have to deal with the cold and snow of Long Island.
01-23-05, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bop Bop

Just read this on MSNBC.com. Maybe someday,...

Just read this on MSNBC.com. Maybe someday, someone will find the magic bullet.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6851656/
01-16-05, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bop Bop

I lived in NYC for over 50 years and drove the...

I lived in NYC for over 50 years and drove the roads there for more than 30 years. They are tight, cramped, very crowded, poorly planned and even more poorly maintained.

Four years ago I moved to...
01-11-05, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

I do not normally shop at Walmart, as a matter of...

I do not normally shop at Walmart, as a matter of fact this is only the second time I've ever been in one, there price on this is at least half of anything I've seen.

Thanks for the shorts idea, I...
01-10-05, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Thanks everyone. Until I posted this thread I...

Thanks everyone. Until I posted this thread I thought these types of issues where for people in really cold weather, boy I could not have been more wrong if I tried.

Tonight the wife and I are...
01-09-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Opie, Thanks, I'll keep that in mind.

Opie,

Thanks, I'll keep that in mind.
01-09-05, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Dharleyd, Thanks, that a great suggestion. ...

Dharleyd,

Thanks, that a great suggestion. I was up there a few months ago to check on a bike rack. It's about 15 minutes from the house.
01-09-05, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Michael, Thank you.

Michael,

Thank you.
01-08-05, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Norton, Thank you.

Norton,

Thank you.
01-08-05, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Bop Bop

Koffee, You are welcome and thank you. I...

Koffee,

You are welcome and thank you. I will.
01-08-05, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Thank you, one and all. Still have a few...

Thank you, one and all.

Still have a few questions though, What do you by "wicking material"? Is this a type of clothing or a special material? Is there something special I should be looking for...
01-08-05, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Bop Bop

As I told the RD yesterday I did this on my own...

As I told the RD yesterday I did this on my own without consulting or discussing with anyone. I guess that is major problem number one. I was doing more harm than good without realizing it, learned...
01-08-05, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Bop Bop

Evaporation

Will someone please be kind enough to explain to me about evaporation?

I'm relatively new to biking, been doing it seriuosly for about 8 months. I'm still in the process of getting all the...
01-08-05, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Bop Bop

Eat more to lose weight

Yesterday, I went back to my Cardiologist to have my pressure checked and to see the Regeristed Dietician he has on staff. I'm 55 years old, with extreme high blood pressure and take 3 meds plus an...
01-08-05, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Bop Bop

Thank you, so do I.

Thank you, so do I.
01-08-05, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Bop Bop

You are welcome. Your one up on me, I never knew...

You are welcome. Your one up on me, I never knew the site existed until I tripped over it as I mentioned in my original post.

The tips seem to cover alot of areas, I'm sure those of us who have...
01-08-05, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Bop Bop

While looking for some information on biking...

While looking for some information on biking clothing I came across the following link:

http://www.bikeleague.org/educenter/factsheets.htm

It is a complete page of bike riding and bike safety...
01-03-05, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Bop Bop

I know my grand daughter maybe ready for that one...

I know my grand daughter maybe ready for that one day, but I'm not sure if I am.

I am looking forward to the day we can actually ride together. Unfortnately, I think it will take more than 8...
01-01-05, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Bop Bop

Baron, I hope you are as fortunate.

Baron,

I hope you are as fortunate.
01-01-05, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,848
Posted By Bop Bop

Soda, I went off my meds a while back when...

Soda,

I went off my meds a while back when my pressure was 140/90 on my meds (pre-biking). I thought the doctor was going to kill me before I could kill myself. My pressure went to 210/120. ...
01-01-05, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Bop Bop

The greatest bike ride that never happened!

For Christmas the wife, mother-in law and I brought our 4 year Grand daughter a 16" bike with training wheels. I promised her the first time she came to the house after Chriatmas I would take her...
12-31-04, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Bop Bop

A happy, healthy and good riding New Year to all.

A happy, healthy and good riding New Year to all.
12-31-04, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,848
Posted By Bop Bop

Soda, Sorry to learn about your HBP, but...

Soda,

Sorry to learn about your HBP, but take it from a person who was diagnosis with HBP around the same age you are now, you can live with it, I have for about 20 years.

I've taken a number...
12-30-04, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Bop Bop

As I said, I just tripped over it, thought it was...

As I said, I just tripped over it, thought it was interesting and decided to post it, glad I did.
12-30-04, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Bop Bop

The Science of Bicycling

I was looking around on Google and came across the link below, lots of both technical and non technical information. Things both the Newbie and exprienced rider can learn:
...
12-29-04, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Bop Bop

Fox, I think you have done a great job with...

Fox,

I think you have done a great job with the 50 Plus Forum. I am proud not only to admit I am 50 Plus but also proud to be a member of the Forum.

Thank you for starting the Forum and for...
12-29-04, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Bop Bop

You seem to have alot of the facts surrounding...

You seem to have alot of the facts surrounding the accident, have a lab and/or company recreate the accident on a computer simulation? That would show whether wind or some other thing was the cause...
12-28-04, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Bop Bop

Done! You where down by 2 counting my vote.

Done! You where down by 2 counting my vote.
12-27-04, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Bop Bop

Webist, Funny you mention Sheppard and...

Webist,

Funny you mention Sheppard and Glenn's flights. I can remember as a kid going to Washington, DC and visting the then flegling Air and Space Musuem. It was in a silver quanset hut...
12-26-04, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Bop Bop

I was born in NYC in 1949. Growing up in the...

I was born in NYC in 1949. Growing up in the "Big City", the term "Big Apple" had not been thought of yet was great and very similar to what the "Fox" described above. Kids all over the streets...
12-23-04, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bop Bop

The most important thing I learned this year is...

The most important thing I learned this year is to ride! The postive effects riding has had on my health have been and continue to be amazing.
Forum: Introductions
12-23-04, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Bop Bop

Bud, Welcome to the Forums. If you have not...

Bud,

Welcome to the Forums. If you have not already done so drop in and say hello in the Fifty Plus and Recumbent Sub Forums.

I ride an EZ Sport Ltd.
12-22-04, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Bop Bop

Happy Holiday

To all Forum Members, Happy Holidays! May you all get everything you wished for. May we all cycle safely and may drivers finally realize they are not the only ones on the road!

May the world be...
12-22-04, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Bop Bop

My wife and I are giving our 4 year old...

My wife and I are giving our 4 year old graddaugter a "two wheeler" with training wheels for Christmas. I can not wait until I can take the training wheels off (probably a year or so) and she can...
12-21-04, 07:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bop Bop

I think cyclists need to be pro-active, not...

I think cyclists need to be pro-active, not reactive. If you wait until something happens to react you are just adding to the possiblities of having an accident. However, if you think ahead, the...
12-21-04, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Bop Bop

The site is called 'goodcyclist.com". The link...

The site is called 'goodcyclist.com". The link is:

http://www.goodcyclist.org/
12-20-04, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bop Bop

Skydive, Thank you. Fox, I'm sure...

Skydive,

Thank you.

Fox,

I'm sure you have, but I was to stupid years ago to listen to everyone who told me what I am now telling everyone. I only wish I'd listened I may have been off the...
12-20-04, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bop Bop

I am 55 and have been battling HBP for some 15...

I am 55 and have been battling HBP for some 15 years (extreme HBP runs in the family) and was diagonised in the Spring with Insulin Resistant Diabiteces. Without meds my pressure is 220/160, on my...
12-19-04, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Bop Bop

Yes, we intent to do that. The part I liked the...

Yes, we intent to do that. The part I liked the best is the warning to stay on the road due to unexploded ordances. Thats one warning you do not have to repeat for me.
12-19-04, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Bop Bop

Trinity Site

Last night Hackaroo and I where talking about expanding our rides for the New Year. He mentioned a ride to the Trinity Site (the site of the first US Atomic Bomb Test). We both thought it would be...
12-17-04, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Bop Bop

Randya, Thanks for the FYI. I just checked...

Randya,

Thanks for the FYI. I just checked them and they do not carry the On Guard lock I bought.
12-17-04, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Bop Bop

Bikesomewhere.com

Today I did some online shopping for a lock and chain. I started with Performace, they had what I was looking for at $54.99. I Goggled the item and came up with a site called Bikesomewhere.com,...
12-17-04, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By Bop Bop

Below is a link to a ROS Ride in Phoenix I posted...

Below is a link to a ROS Ride in Phoenix I posted on 12/12/04:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=78945
Forum: Introductions
12-16-04, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Bop Bop

Bklyn74, Welcome to the Forums from a...

Bklyn74,

Welcome to the Forums from a transplanted NYC'er living in AZ.
Forum: Introductions
12-14-04, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Bop Bop

Welcome to the Forums from a transplanted NYC'er...

Welcome to the Forums from a transplanted NYC'er (Queens) now living in AZ.
12-12-04, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Bop Bop

And, who says men don't have feeling!!!!!!!!!

And, who says men don't have feeling!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Foo
12-10-04, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By Bop Bop

I would love to ride there, I can only imagine...

I would love to ride there, I can only imagine how beautiful it looks in person. Thank you for sharing.
12-10-04, 07:27 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,874
Posted By Bop Bop

Turtlendog, I'm game!! I ride with a number...

Turtlendog,

I'm game!! I ride with a number of others from the Phoenix, Scottsdale area, I'm sure some of them would love to get in on it (Hackaroo are you out there?). My older son's father...
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