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06-20-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Greenhil

The downside of mashing is the potential for knee...

The downside of mashing is the potential for knee problems:

https://www.roadbikerider.com/will-big-gear-climbing-kill-my-knees-d3/
05-29-20, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Greenhil

Iím not aware of a site specifically dedicated to...

Iím not aware of a site specifically dedicated to older athletes, but thereís plenty of info out there for older folks that could help you design a training program. Here are a couple of sites where...
04-12-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,698
Posted By Greenhil

I use this formula: Subtract your age from...

I use this formula:

Subtract your age from 220 to get your maximum heart rate.
Calculate your resting heart rate by counting how many times your heart beats per minute when you are at rest,...
03-26-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,878
Posted By Greenhil

I found that touching up the chain after each...

I found that touching up the chain after each tank of gas worked better than waiting til It got dull. Hope you’re wearing eye/ear protection and chaps!
11-20-19, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Greenhil

Completely agree! Itís not comforting to consider...

Completely agree! Itís not comforting to consider that at our age you can work hard at training and fitness and all it might get you is a slower descent into that which shall not be named. I guess...
10-25-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 31,691
Posted By Greenhil

Using the monitors on the equipment at the gym...

Using the monitors on the equipment at the gym for many years now has given me a pretty good ability to guestimate my heart rate and it’s never as high when I’m biking. Even a long steep climb...
10-06-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,922
Posted By Greenhil

You do become “invisible” past a certain age, and...

You do become “invisible” past a certain age, and I don’t mind at all.
07-26-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,759
Posted By Greenhil

Enjoyed it all - even the geeky stuff. Thanks for...

Enjoyed it all - even the geeky stuff. Thanks for posting it!
07-19-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 2,498,536
Posted By Greenhil

Finally finished haying and back on the bike for...

Finally finished haying and back on the bike for the first time in 10 days. Just 20 miles with a fair bit of climbing on some quiet back...
07-08-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 2,498,536
Posted By Greenhil

48 miles, 4,400’ - a stitched together loop of...

48 miles, 4,400’ - a stitched together loop of mostly gravel, starting in the itty bitty town of Stannard, VT.
...
07-06-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,430
Posted By Greenhil

I found that it took me a while to get the hang...

I found that it took me a while to get the hang of my eyeglass mirror and I came close to giving up on it. Positioning it is tricky and I think you’ll eventually get used to focusing on the image and...
06-24-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 2,498,536
Posted By Greenhil

Doing a gravel loop in Chelsea, VT involved a...

Doing a gravel loop in Chelsea, VT involved a couple of stretches of muddy, shoe-sucking class IV roads. Those are the dashed lines on the map.

...
06-15-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 229,788
Posted By Greenhil

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Northeast Kingdom, VT gravel - above Lake Willoughby
06-12-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 2,498,536
Posted By Greenhil

3 days camping and gravel riding in Vermont’s...

3 days camping and gravel riding in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.

Day 1: 38 mile loop through farm country to Lake Willoughby.
Day 2: 42 mile meander on Weyerhaeuser Co. logging roads & in the...
05-25-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 2,498,536
Posted By Greenhil

When do you sleep?

When do you sleep?
05-06-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,864
Posted By Greenhil

Gravelcyclist.com, did a survey recently (link...

Gravelcyclist.com, did a survey recently (link below). There are quite a few riders in their 50s. From my perspective you are the “younger” riders. The survey noted with some surprise that there...
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