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10-19-18, 07:32 AM
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Posted By OldTryGuy

I tried joint sups to no avail. Replacement...

I tried joint sups to no avail. Replacement surgery was the only solution to the bone on bone with added spurs that totally resolved my right shoulder issue. Still have 2 knees, left shoulder and...
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By OldTryGuy

SORRY, no pics. Stabilizers very similar to mine...

SORRY, no pics. Stabilizers very similar to mine I built 30 years earlier --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-DPbIYnwec

Example of seat with torso support that you will most likely need to add...
10-16-18, 03:00 PM
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Views: 2,170,471
Posted By OldTryGuy

Out the door at 12:07AM this morning for a HOT...

Out the door at 12:07AM this morning for a HOT 81F and HUMID felt like 100% first 90 mile segment on my hybrid converted '83 Paramount. Back home totally soaked for a shower, kit and bike change to...
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Posted By OldTryGuy

My wife and I customized ordinary 2-wheel/store...

My wife and I customized ordinary 2-wheel/store bought bicycles for young children with CP and Spina Bifida. My designed/built stabilizers, seat with torso and head support, hand pegs, pedal...
10-14-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 555
Posted By OldTryGuy

THIS :thumb: :thumb: What makes THIS SMELL...

THIS :thumb: :thumb:

What makes THIS SMELL one of uniqueness is its rarity here in SW FL since 80F temps abound even during winter. Very pleasant to this geezer's olfactory nerves.
10-14-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By OldTryGuy

? More 2018 50+ accidents with rider injuries? ...

? More 2018 50+ accidents with rider injuries?
.......Is it an illness?..........

Life on the EDGE.

Maybe as one ages and comes closer to one's demise, it becomes a bit more important to...
10-11-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By OldTryGuy

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Pretty sure...

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Pretty sure many of us remember this one ----- :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Pu1adxqUAg
10-11-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hope you had a great ride!!! :thumb: Just...

Hope you had a great ride!!! :thumb:

Just don't wait until 3AM the next time because a Midnight Madness Ride is way better. :D
10-10-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By OldTryGuy

3,000' in 30 miles = unobtainium around here...

3,000' in 30 miles = unobtainium around here unless one is in a plane, helicopter or one of these https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8qjxT1iIAM


A nice 11 hour drive to Dahlonega Ga. for Six Gap...
10-10-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By OldTryGuy

127 easy miles,...

127 easy miles, https://www.relive.cc/view/1887947568 , last Saturday on a couple of bananas, M&Ms, CrankSport gels and ClifShot 100mg caffeine ChocolateCherry gels, water with sliced lemon in one...
10-10-18, 05:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,581
Posted By OldTryGuy

NO, because it runs off(by) me ...... LIKE...

NO, because it runs off(by) me ......

LIKE WATER OFF A DUCK'S BACK. Just LET IT GO !!!! Reduces tons of stress.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By OldTryGuy

I'll keep my Propel Advanced SL with aerobars...

I'll keep my Propel Advanced SL with aerobars over any TRI bike, even for my third full IRONMAN. Maybe because there's no chance for me to podium so I'd rather have the $$$$ to spend on other stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By OldTryGuy

braggart !!!! :D

braggart !!!! :D
10-07-18, 05:17 AM
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Views: 2,170,471
Posted By OldTryGuy

:foo: So what's up with your thyroid???? I was...

:foo: So what's up with your thyroid???? I was having issues, had blood work, ultrasound and biopsy. Turned out to be Parathyroid Tumor plus Goiter. Had tumor removal and right half of thyroid...
10-06-18, 03:46 PM
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Views: 2,170,471
Posted By OldTryGuy

Last ride was a week ago of 72 miles. Knees have...

Last ride was a week ago of 72 miles. Knees have been acting up and had to have a total house re-plumbing this week so no miles on the bike. Made it out at 12:40AM this morning for first segment ride...
10-02-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By OldTryGuy

This might sound stupid, actually DOES SOUND...

This might sound stupid, actually DOES SOUND STUPID, before eating what brings on your issue and after consuming said food have a swig of BRAGG APPLE CIDER VINEGAR ...
10-02-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,031
Posted By OldTryGuy

My answer to bold print --- Do what your Dr. and...

My answer to bold print --- Do what your Dr. and PT advise. What anyone here says IS MEANINGLESS.

Reason is simple --- My chosen surgeon said I can get back on bike in 2 days following TOTAL RIGHT...
10-02-18, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good deal that you and the bike are OK. ENJOY...

Good deal that you and the bike are OK. ENJOY the riding!
10-01-18, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By OldTryGuy

Soooooo, how did things go??? Was it :love: or...

Soooooo, how did things go??? Was it :love: or :mad:
10-01-18, 04:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,046
Posted By OldTryGuy

GOOD LUCK and fast healing !!!! 10/10 will...

GOOD LUCK and fast healing !!!!

10/10 will be 2 year anniversary of right shoulder replacement and doing well. Went down on right side a couple of months ago and thought some shake-up might have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,492
Posted By OldTryGuy

Working on it. Right shoulder --- done...

Working on it.

Right shoulder --- done :thumb:
......Right knee --- almost ready to pull the trigger but have a marathon in beginning of January already paid for
Left knee --- depends how right...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,492
Posted By OldTryGuy

Reading posts like these always guarantees some...

Reading posts like these always guarantees some humorous replies and I wonder how many are just "in fun."


In 2013 at 13 hours, 31 minutes and 35 seconds I went from walking into the best sprint...
09-30-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23,579
Views: 2,170,471
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: for both of you. I got out...

:thumb: :thumb: for both of you.

I got out yesterday for a disappointing 57 miles. Wasn't able to stay with the Saturday LBS group and since I started late I just didn't feel like going for the...
09-30-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,031
Posted By OldTryGuy

Reading info on shoulder procedures it appears...

Reading info on shoulder procedures it appears that any repair surgery requires more time to heal than replacement. Following my total right shoulder replacement I was back on the bike in 3 days and...
Forum: Introductions
09-29-18, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By OldTryGuy

:welcome Jconlin SW FL became new home state...

:welcome Jconlin

SW FL became new home state in 1986 after relocation from NE NJ. I miss those 9W rides from Teaneck to Bear Mtn. in addition to the quick Saturday morning ride to Tappan for a NY...
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