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10-25-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldTryGuy

After you already replaced the tube from the flat...

After you already replaced the tube from the flat you got moments before.
10-20-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,980
Posted By OldTryGuy

MAYBE this discussion will be over soon, very...

MAYBE this discussion will be over soon, very soon, ya know very-very soon, like before you even know it, it will be over by Easter, a miracle, so soon
10-16-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,162
Posted By OldTryGuy

OOPS :foo: Senior moment, I'm 70 -- that's my...

OOPS :foo: Senior moment, I'm 70 -- that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it :lol:

BTW, heart still doing OK here and is slowing down a bit but still managed 102 miles Tuesday and 102 miles...
10-05-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: >>>> Miles pedaled are...

:thumb: :thumb: >>>>

Miles pedaled are still miles pedaled whether seated or standing in the hills or over flat terrain. My 70th was in July and I rode a "2fer + 1"
09-25-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,324
Posted By OldTryGuy

At mile 88 of a 100 mile ride I found a 250pound...

At mile 88 of a 100 mile ride I found a 250pound capacity fold-up STEEL hand truck similar to...
09-23-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,044
Posted By OldTryGuy

SERIOUSLY >>> moved from NJ to FL in 1986. :D...

SERIOUSLY >>> moved from NJ to FL in 1986. :D Things were awesome until Prostate Cancer whacked me down in 2015 and treatment began with a bilateral orchiectomy. Believe me when I say that it took...
09-19-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By OldTryGuy

Great news about the bike!!! and good 4 u 2....

Great news about the bike!!! and good 4 u 2. :lol:

BTW, video would have been nice.
09-13-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,268
Posted By OldTryGuy

The "words of caution" were my FIL's way of...

The "words of caution" were my FIL's way of making sure I knew when handling his 38' classic wooden Matthews or 40' fiberglass trawler or 50' wooden cruiser that even as slow as we were moving bigger...
09-13-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,021
Posted By OldTryGuy

Written by a "non pavement pounder?" :innocent:....

Written by a "non pavement pounder?" :innocent:. I can't RUN thanks to bone on bone knees from bowed legs so my 5K's to marathons and up to 33 mile WALKS do not create the impact forces that many...
09-12-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,268
Posted By OldTryGuy

I live by my FIL's advice taken from the scores...

I live by my FIL's advice taken from the scores of years he spent boating --- BIG BOAT RULES ...
09-03-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By OldTryGuy

Pameelamb, I have no issues with your first...

Pameelamb, I have no issues with your first post's descriptive terminology as long as you are having fun!!! :thumb:
08-22-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By OldTryGuy

Left the tips to others but will mention that I...

Left the tips to others but will mention that I am pleased that you had a great time and will be moving up. Well Done :thumb: :thumb:
08-22-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,011
Posted By OldTryGuy

Think'n I'm in need of sum splain'n cause this...

Think'n I'm in need of sum splain'n cause this conversat'n gots me corn fused. :foo: I always thought West Texas started in El Paso

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UVVS5-9HvA
08-18-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,025
Posted By OldTryGuy

Giant also has the ability to weave the cf thread...

Giant also has the ability to weave the cf thread into sheets of whatever design/strength they need for the frame's purpose.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSUKM3bvcyk
08-16-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,969
Posted By OldTryGuy

'ride your age+1'. Nicely done. :thumb: :thumb:...

'ride your age+1'. Nicely done. :thumb: :thumb: Time spent on the saddle was my solution to longer rides. For my 70th in July it was 2 x age +1.
08-15-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By OldTryGuy

Being a Schwinn Store we had the 20", 24" and 6'...

Being a Schwinn Store we had the 20", 24" and 6' Giraffe. https://bikehistory.org/bikes/unicycle/

We had a narrow passage between repair shop benches so I would hop on and rock front/back while...
08-13-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,748
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just how early is "EARLY MORNING?" After...

Just how early is "EARLY MORNING?"


After 90 minutes (or less) of a quick nap I will head out 10pm, 11pm, 12:01am, 1am -- basically whenever -- on nothing eaten because of dinner 5 hours earlier...
08-09-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,028
Posted By OldTryGuy

LOOKING GOOD so far. Your determination is...

LOOKING GOOD so far. Your determination is definitely inspiring BUT not enough for this 70yo who wouldn't mind being 52 1/2. :50:
08-07-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just thinking that a Gastroenterologist or a...

Just thinking that a Gastroenterologist or a Urologist might be familiar with this issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,522
Posted By OldTryGuy

The person who "posted" the ride leads the ride....

The person who "posted" the ride leads the ride. If the leader wants to give others a chance to "pull" just let it be known what the pace is to be held at and how long on the front. If others wish to...
08-05-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,853
Posted By OldTryGuy

What is a Facebook? :foo:

What is a Facebook? :foo:
08-04-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By OldTryGuy

Too much can be just as bad as too little so...

Too much can be just as bad as too little so finding the personal balance is all important. As for protein, I had some 2 hours before Sunday's 52 miler that began in 84F temp and ended in 93F...
08-04-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By OldTryGuy

Protein shake + 88 oz. of water + 96 oz....

Protein shake + 88 oz. of water + 96 oz. electrolyte water + 4 gels, all for just 50 miles ???? :foo:
08-03-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,398
Posted By OldTryGuy

enjoy!!!!

enjoy!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,157
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG, you got messed up!!! How's the bike???? :D...

DANG, you got messed up!!! How's the bike???? :D Looks like you hit the road instead of dirt. Take time healing and follow doctor's orders.


14 weeks ago this coming Monday riding...
08-01-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By OldTryGuy

FOLLOW your doctor's and PT's directions !!! ...

FOLLOW your doctor's and PT's directions !!! While there's a medical "standard time frame" for most everything, only the attending physician/PT have first hand knowledge of what has been done and...
07-29-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By OldTryGuy

Preparing to leave the house in 30 minutes for...

Preparing to leave the house in 30 minutes for another "overnight 100 miler" and the lights are plugged in topping off. As soon as I am done with the ride they will be plugged in to top off and then...
07-29-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By OldTryGuy

Wishing you an early :bday: for September, same...

Wishing you an early :bday: for September, same month as wife only she'll be same as me just 3 weeks ago today >> 70. :thumb::thumb: for a GREAT exam result with a KUDOS for your riding the 2017...
07-23-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,637
Posted By OldTryGuy

The Birthday Ride need not be on the actual...

The Birthday Ride need not be on the actual Birthday. It is simply a ride to celebrate being alive. If one reflects on the past and envisions the future, so be it. RIDE and ENJOY.
07-23-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,115
Posted By OldTryGuy

There is a place for expressing certain beliefs...

There is a place for expressing certain beliefs that ARE NOT bicycle related --- please visit that site

https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/
07-19-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,193
Posted By OldTryGuy

As for above advice >>> I read, I chuckle :lol: ...

As for above advice >>> I read, I chuckle :lol:

April 2011, I landed on my back on a partly cloudy mostly blue backed sky --- as per smashndash -- "...The absolute ideal would be to look to the...
07-14-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,648
Posted By OldTryGuy

Big time bummer and hope for a good recovery. ...

Big time bummer and hope for a good recovery.

70th birthday was Friday. I biked 141.25 miles. Yesterday marked 11 weeks since a 150lb wild hog ran into me = injured left shoulder, cracked scapula,...
07-14-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,413
Posted By OldTryGuy

My helmet mounted blinky light is seen first...

My helmet mounted blinky light is seen first thanks to the Earth's curvature riding our long-straight FL roads. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,216
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hop in car = mask on console ready to put on ...

Hop in car = mask on console ready to put on

Hop on bike = mask in Ziploc ready to put on
07-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By OldTryGuy

70th Birthday Ride complete beginning at 9:04pm...

70th Birthday Ride complete beginning at 9:04pm with temp at 84F and humidity 80% winds 9mph to 15mph a whopping 164' elevation (FLAT AND HOT AND HUMID 141.25 miles.) Domestique Friend only helped...
07-10-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,496
Posted By OldTryGuy

Did you ride today? YES I DID 70th Birthday...

Did you ride today?

YES I DID 70th Birthday ride in the record books and as required, twice my age plus 1 extra mile for good measure.
07-09-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,413
Posted By OldTryGuy

Thanks OP and I will continue to use the blinking...

Thanks OP and I will continue to use the blinking lights Day and Night because my primary concern is for MYSELF AND MY SAFETY. Guess that's being a bit SELF ABSORBED and an ALL ABOUT ME but when I am...
07-08-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,822
Posted By OldTryGuy

FIRST OFF -- THANKS FOR THE YEARS :thumb: :thumb:...

FIRST OFF -- THANKS FOR THE YEARS :thumb: :thumb: Our son just retired from Army after 24 years.

SECOND -- DITCH the Army ego. You are human and require different conditioning to hang in with...
07-08-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: My 70th birthday is Friday. A biking...

:thumb:

My 70th birthday is Friday. A biking friend will be my Domestique for about 40 miles from 12:01AM until the segment is done. He asked what pace I want to keep and I asked if he doesn't...
07-05-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,496
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back from my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler. ...

Back from my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler. After getting in 70 miles, my birthday age on Friday, I recorded my Week 9 Cruzbike TT of 12 miles then completed the ride.
07-05-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 134,478
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just finished my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler.

Just finished my UNDER the FULL MOON 101 miler.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,999
Posted By OldTryGuy

I always have 2 water bottles half filled with...

I always have 2 water bottles half filled with frozen water waiting in the freezer to be used. When I head out I simply fill with ice cubes and then cold refrigerated water. If it is HOT and HUMID...
06-21-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,589
Posted By OldTryGuy

Can also clamp aerobars on.

Can also clamp aerobars on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: Only 5 more and you have a...

:thumb:

Only 5 more and you have a Palindrome Post Number
06-18-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,651
Posted By OldTryGuy

Do you ride when you don't feel like it? NOPE

Do you ride when you don't feel like it?

NOPE
06-17-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,901
Posted By OldTryGuy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMXvJEB7ue8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMXvJEB7ue8
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,570
Posted By OldTryGuy

TCR >>> looking GOOD :thumb: :thumb: My...

TCR >>> looking GOOD :thumb: :thumb:

My Propel is an early 2013 Advance SL and I wouldn't go for a Scott over a new Propel. Yesterday's 101 miler was the first time back on the Giant since riding...
06-05-20, 01:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,478
Posted By OldTryGuy

Can't fix stupid ?? :foo::bang:

Can't fix stupid ?? :foo::bang:
06-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,254
Posted By OldTryGuy

and maybe last ??? :innocent:

and maybe last ??? :innocent:
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