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09-28-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Shamrock

Grand time had by all

Rode the 32.25 mile family event. My son, son-in-law,niece and nephew joined in two from out of state. We all had a good experience and want to do it again.We get together for weddings birthdays but...
09-19-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Shamrock

Did some exercises put the mountain bike back on...

Did some exercises put the mountain bike back on the road.In the saddle for two hours neck pain 3 0ut of 10,better than road bike pain 9 out of 10. So I guess it is a fit problem.I will work on...
09-19-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Shamrock

Thanks for the replies, I did buy new glasses...

Thanks for the replies, I did buy new glasses Ill try the old ones..I didn't think bike fit because I've had my bikes for years.I'll adjust the bars and see what happens.I'll also incorporate these...
09-18-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Shamrock

Neck pain

Anyone have an exercise to help rear neck pain while riding a road bike?
09-08-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,787
Posted By Shamrock

You know you are getting old

When a twenty year old passes on roller blades and you thought you were moving at a good clip.
09-07-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,256
Posted By Shamrock

I'm very particular where I ride ,thought goes...

I'm very particular where I ride ,thought goes into the route time of day etc.When I mountain bike many are surprised to see I'm by myself.They advise me to join a club so I'm not on the trails by...
09-07-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,991
Posted By Shamrock

I don't think you hate riding,you hate the fact...

I don't think you hate riding,you hate the fact you are aging and have to ride to feel better.Maybe time for a new bike or route.Buy 2 bikes and call me in the morning. I really wanted to say a...
09-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By Shamrock

I'm 66, in high heat and humidity my doc advised ...

I'm 66, in high heat and humidity my doc advised any activity where I sweat alot to take a pinch of table salt at the start. .This was due to my blood pressure dropping making me light headed and...
09-07-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,772
Posted By Shamrock

Thanks guys.I think I will try the small top bar...

Thanks guys.I think I will try the small top bar bag.I have a saddle bag for flats but don't like carrying stuff in pockets.
09-06-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,772
Posted By Shamrock

Bike bag

Looking for a top bar bag to hold wallet keys phone.What do you recommend?
09-10-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By Shamrock

Oh No!

If you ever wonder should I take that bike rack off when not in use the answer is YES! My daughter drove to NYC from New Jersey.Parked the car in a garage where they park it for you.On return the...
08-30-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,027
Posted By Shamrock

65 and Retired.Btw If on the fence like I was ...

65 and Retired.Btw If on the fence like I was about retirement just do it.Back to bikes I have tubes with holes that I have been saving to patch.They are between 3 and 6 years old.I have good tires...
10-01-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Shamrock

Rode along the waterfront for 50 minutes then her...

Rode along the waterfront for 50 minutes then her sore knee kicked in.Which reminded us about the knee replacement that is due.I thought it was a ploy for dinner or ice cream.I got off the hook when...
09-30-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Shamrock

News flash

Need the number to the New York Times the bride wants to go on a bike ride.Better go before she changes her mind.2nd time this year!!
09-09-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,071
Posted By Shamrock

Saw my doctor on Friday asked for a BP medicine...

Saw my doctor on Friday asked for a BP medicine that would not lower my BP to the point Iím weak in the heat.He said itís not the medicine I take thatís the problem.He wants me to not ride in the...
09-04-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,071
Posted By Shamrock

l also experienced low BP while riding in high...

l also experienced low BP while riding in high heat and humidity.I became winded,light headed and weak.BP reading 97/67 when at home about 40 mins. after the ride.The BP rose 5 points every 45 mins.I...
08-13-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,312
Posted By Shamrock

While riding on a mtb trail I pulled over to let...

While riding on a mtb trail I pulled over to let a group of women go by.I received thank you from the last rider.Then I thought it would be really cool to loose my balance fall over my bike and...
06-20-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Shamrock

Carbon frame?

Friend bought a kid cart and hooked it up to a carbon fiber frame.Do you guys see a problem coming?
06-12-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,892
Posted By Shamrock

Son see that fish on the wall?Do you know how it...

Son see that fish on the wall?Do you know how it got there?He opened his mouth! 2,Let the other guy go.
09-24-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,110
Posted By Shamrock

I'm 63 ,schwin le tour III which I bought 38...

I'm 63 ,schwin le tour III which I bought 38 years ago makes us 101.I rode it today on a 30 mile benefit ride for the Girl Scouts.That bike is greased lightning going down hills.Uphill not so fast.
Forum: Northeast
07-27-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By Shamrock

Lake Placid NY

I'm going to Lake Placid in August.My son is having one of those destination weddings there.Of course the bike is interested in attending also.We live at sea level and don't ride hills much.So I'm...
07-07-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Shamrock

We used to talk about the Tour here,last year the...

We used to talk about the Tour here,last year the year before that,the year before that and so on.Ok back to aches and pains.Thanks for the update!
07-07-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Shamrock

Tour

I've been absent for a while no talk of the Tour?Lots going on tune in.Today these guys race for about 100 miles and there is a photo finish.Yesterday Sagan gets ejected for a bump on a sprint!.lots...
07-07-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By Shamrock

This is so funny.We baby sit our granddaughter...

This is so funny.We baby sit our granddaughter and she grunts when she gets up out of a chair.Of course she is just mimicking us.
04-09-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,358
Posted By Shamrock

Always looked forward to his daily post when he...

Always looked forward to his daily post when he took us to Italy.I was so impressed a year later we went to Italy.Rest In Peace My Friend!
Forum: Touring
01-20-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By Shamrock

No Cumberland and up . I live on the east coast...

No Cumberland and up . I live on the east coast greenway.I used to see guys ride by . My thoughts were that poor guy looks like he just got divorced and is heading south for easy living.I haven't...
Forum: Touring
01-20-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,270
Posted By Shamrock

More what is best for a touring bike. .

More what is best for a touring bike.
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Forum: Touring
01-19-17, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By Shamrock

Tour de where?

I rode the gap,great experience .Is there another
similar trail on the east coast?
Forum: Touring
01-19-17, 11:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,270
Posted By Shamrock

Spokes

Are the spokes on a touring specfic bike a thicker gage than a road bike?
01-02-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,750
Posted By Shamrock

I use glucosamine chondroitin triple...

I use glucosamine chondroitin triple strength,Walgreens.Went off of it twice,sharp pain in wrist came back.It does nothing for my knee pain.
12-25-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Shamrock

Merry Christmas

Woke up this morning and checked the driveway.No Mercedes or Infinity with a red bow wrapped around it.No shiny red bike in the living room.But I did receive a pair of winter mitten style riding...
12-02-16, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Shamrock

Bianchi

Are Bianchi bikes over rated?I always admired the Celeste ,at first I didn't like it but the more one looks at the bike the more one wants it.There is one for sale near me,down tube shifters so it's...
11-18-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By Shamrock

Murphys Law in Italy

To make the long story short and not waste your time I went to italy and did not ride.Now I'll reveal why.The flight is long,I'm used to flying to Ireland but Italy is longer.We arrived in Rome and...
09-05-16, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By Shamrock

I just pinched the tires on my last," got to have...

I just pinched the tires on my last," got to have bike "FLAT! Hmm I don't have a cross bike.If I buy a cross I will not need a new mountain or road bike.Yea that's the ticket!! Go hit the trails!
08-27-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By Shamrock

The short answer no tri,marathon or Iron...

The short answer no tri,marathon or Iron man.Running and jogging are high impact on your knees.They will only get worse.Swim,golf,walk, hike ,bike more low impact exercise on the knees.As far as prep...
07-24-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Shamrock

Come on Grouch what bike did she ride? Vintage...

Come on Grouch what bike did she ride? Vintage from the forties? New carbon? My boss at work also has a mother who is 91.I rode with her 15 miles last year and she wanted to go farther.My boss...
07-08-16, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,225
Posted By Shamrock

Riding with no hands.

When I was a kid I used to ride the sting ray handle bars with no hands for a short distance.I never thought 50 years later automobile operators would travel from point A to point B with no hands,the...
06-14-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,541
Posted By Shamrock

July and August I ride in the early am with all...

July and August I ride in the early am with all the other white hairs.Its peaceful.I do worry about a break down and being late for work.
06-14-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,335
Posted By Shamrock

I rode naked today!

Sort of. I took off after work for my 1 hour ride.A couple of minutes into the ride I realized I forgot my helmet.I started to turn around and said the hell with it.Uneventful ride ,weather is...
05-20-16, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Shamrock

Thanks for the help.I ride the twin brother of...

Thanks for the help.I ride the twin brother of this bike.I would like to change the free wheel to help me climb in the hills.Im also going to buy new wheels for the project bike.And when my wife...
05-19-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Shamrock

First recondition

I have some questions but only a couple for now.Im working on a woman's 37 year old schwinn le tour III.If I buy a new free wheel how do I know it fits before I buy it. If a free wheel comes off with...
05-13-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Shamrock

Thanks,I have been to Duke Farms.its a nice ride...

Thanks,I have been to Duke Farms.its a nice ride for husband wife children.
05-13-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Shamrock

My daughter had a baby on 3 17 16,better known as...

My daughter had a baby on 3 17 16,better known as Saint Patrick's Day.Quite fitting since I'm Shamrock .If you must know her uterus was higher in her abdomen than is recommended .
This caused...
05-13-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Shamrock

I'd say it flat with rolling hills.We rode...

I'd say it flat with rolling hills.We rode yesterday and I was surprised at how well we did.I did insist on mtb to keep the pace slow.Its a eye opener riding behind your daughter.Good thing I don't...
05-13-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Shamrock

Yes I'm still working.I told my trainer this will...

Yes I'm still working.I told my trainer this will be the last time you ask me these test questions.One more winter and that's it.A company is buying us ,I'm waiting for this to finalize. Then I...
05-10-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By Shamrock

The good news is you will be riding again!

The good news is you will be riding again!
05-10-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Shamrock

I did it!

For years I've been trying to get a group together to ride.On May 22 2016 it will happen.Two people are riders who need to get in shape. They have 12 days.One is my daughter who had a baby in March...
05-07-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By Shamrock

The winner is Shoe Goo,thanks

The winner is Shoe Goo,thanks
05-06-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By Shamrock

Got it thanks

Got it thanks
05-06-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By Shamrock

Can you elaborate on how to fix with a...

Can you elaborate on how to fix with a spacer?Thank You!
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