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06-13-08, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By bjlaw

Hamstring Pull for us 50 +

I have been training for my annual Sprint Triathlon. My goal is to have a better time every year until I'm 60. I am currintly 55 and I started this goal at age 50. So far so good but while I was...
01-26-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,859
Posted By bjlaw

What does age have to do with growing old?

What does age have to do with growing old?
02-11-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By bjlaw

Moots YBB for commuting?

I mostly ride road bikes but I'm looking for a new commuter and some times mountain bike sometimes off road touring bike. In my Adventure Cyclist magazine they mention the Moots YBB as a very good...
02-03-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By bjlaw

jppe As a side note, I too am an avid golfer...

jppe

As a side note, I too am an avid golfer for over 40 years. I have played in pro ams and all over the country at fabulous courses. But for the last three years biking has been my passion. ...
01-25-06, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By bjlaw

Thank you everyone. I will be making my...

Thank you everyone. I will be making my purchasing decision this weekend.

BJ
01-24-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By bjlaw

Thanks Ron. That is a great thread. It will...

Thanks Ron. That is a great thread. It will provide some very interesting reading.

BJ
01-24-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By bjlaw

Who turned off the lights?

Just had my 53rd birthday. It's still very dark in the mornings and my headlight doesn't seem to work as well as it used to, or is it my eyes? I just can't see the road as well, especially on unlit...
01-17-06, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,247
Posted By bjlaw

I too have about 10 cast off saddles in the...

I too have about 10 cast off saddles in the basement. My commuter has a Terry but after 50 plus mile rides the best saddle I have is on my road bike. It is a Specialized Body Geometry. They have...
12-22-05, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,534
Posted By bjlaw

First I saw one cute little Bear cub and then...

First I saw one cute little Bear cub and then another and then a third. I was fascinated until I realized that Mama must be close behind. I've never ridden faster on my mountain bike.
04-06-05, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By bjlaw

Since I started on a regular regime of a multi...

Since I started on a regular regime of a multi vitamin every day along with vitamin A (beta cerotine sp?), C and E, I have only been sick with a cold once in the last 5 years. Coincidence or not I'm...
03-25-05, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By bjlaw

Thanks for all of your replys. I will be...

Thanks for all of your replys. I will be checking on my blood pressure on a weekly basis. After one month I should know if the glucosamine had any effect. I know my BP is not really too high at...
03-21-05, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By bjlaw

Surprise - HIgh Blood Pressure

I started taking glucosamine as a supplement for my sore hip. The sore hip comes from running and walking the golf course mostly , not riding. My blood pressure has always been normal and my at...
02-12-05, 07:38 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 6,719
Posted By bjlaw

30 miles in February in Milwaukee. That is...

30 miles in February in Milwaukee. That is unusual for me. It's usually not this warm in February. It's my first time off the trainer this year. It felt great!
01-04-05, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,542
Posted By bjlaw

I don't understand hating spinning unless you...

I don't understand hating spinning unless you have a very bad insrtuctor or very bad music. I really like the crowd motivation and if the music is right it really helps push you along. I would...
01-04-05, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,542
Posted By bjlaw

Don't forget to use a heart rate monitor. You...

Don't forget to use a heart rate monitor. You can't fool a heart rate monitor. It tells if you are working too little or too hard.
01-04-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,669
Posted By bjlaw

I don't want to alarm you but I have two friends...

I don't want to alarm you but I have two friends that are in their mid 50"s and they have had sever side effects from Lipitor. I play golf with them and neither can walk 18 holes anymore. One even...
10-12-04, 01:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,269
Posted By bjlaw

I'm 51 years old and commute 2 to 3 times per...

I'm 51 years old and commute 2 to 3 times per week. It's 20 miles each way. It's the best way to get my miles in each week.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-04, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By bjlaw

Don't forget the Bianchi website for other...

Don't forget the Bianchi website for other accesories.

http://store.bianchiusa.com/cgi-bin/store/
09-16-04, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,545
Posted By bjlaw

I bought a Falcon in 1971 and still have it. I...

I bought a Falcon in 1971 and still have it. I use it several times a year for fun. This bike was a very light weight high quality racing bike at the time I bought it. I have kept it in good shape...
05-28-04, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By bjlaw

Sunscreen and Insect Protection

This really is cycling related. We started a new catalog and internet sales company recently called Guide Approved. We are offering tools and accessories for fishing, hunting and other outdoor...
02-09-04, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By bjlaw

Obviously I can't follow simple directions. ...

Obviously I can't follow simple directions. Where do I go to get instructions on attaching pictures to my messages?

Thanks for any help.
02-09-04, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By bjlaw

This is my first attempt at putting pictures on...

This is my first attempt at putting pictures on the Forum. Hope it works.

I have replaced the cage pedals and Celeste saddle with upgraded versions. I have saved the original parts however.
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02-06-04, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By bjlaw

I'll try to get a picture or two online this...

I'll try to get a picture or two online this weekend.

Thanks
02-04-04, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By bjlaw

Mid 80's Bianchi

I picked up an older Bianchi from a friend recently. He bought it in about 1986. He doesn't remember the exact year and he doesn't remember the model. Because of an injury many years ago he has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-03, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By bjlaw

I Love Vermont

Just got back from a week trip through northern Vermont. This was a 50th birthday present from my wife. We rode from B & B to B & B. The trip was supported so that made things easier. Because she...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-03, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By bjlaw

You got it right Pete. They hate to break...

You got it right Pete. They hate to break formation.

I rode my Harley to work on Friday and took a 2 hour ride home through downtown Milwaukee. It usually takes me 25 minutes. The ride was...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-03, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By bjlaw

I rode my Harley to work today. It was a little...

I rode my Harley to work today. It was a little less stressful. They're everywhere, they're everywhere! It's now Friday. This weekend should be amazing. We are expecting 250,000 extra Harleys in...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-03, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By bjlaw

Commuting During the Harley 100th

I thought other two wheel riders would have more sense.

I had a great commute into work yesterday but the ride home was not so great. I passed and was passed by hundreds of Harley riders...
08-28-03, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By bjlaw

Don't forget to try ebay when buying this. I...

Don't forget to try ebay when buying this. I bought my tool kit there, new in the box for about 60 percent of list.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-03, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By bjlaw

I agree with aluckyfiji. My son just bought a...

I agree with aluckyfiji. My son just bought a Felt F35R. The component package is unbelieveable for the price. He just bought a 2003 model for $1,700. And he loves the way it rides.
...
08-13-03, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By bjlaw

A very nice looking high school girl stuck her...

A very nice looking high school girl stuck her head out of the window of the school bus at a stop sign and said she wanted to have my baby.
08-13-03, 10:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,216
Posted By bjlaw

On the first half of your ride if you are feeling...

On the first half of your ride if you are feeling particularly strong and setting personal speed records, remember you'll be riding into a strong head wind on the way home.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-03, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By bjlaw

Felt F35R Good Deal?

I'm thinking about buying a Felt F35R. My LBS is selling the 2003 models for $1,700. The component package seems almost too good to be true for the price.

http://felt.com.hr/FELT%20Road%20spec.xls...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-03, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By bjlaw

This is a natural evolutionary process. My son...

This is a natural evolutionary process. My son just graduated from college last year and I'm proud to say I got him into biking. He now commutes to work 4 days per week at about 22 miles round...
05-30-03, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,342
Posted By bjlaw

Thanks much for the tip. I now have something to...

Thanks much for the tip. I now have something to fall back on.
05-30-03, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,342
Posted By bjlaw

Sure, setting up our own spread sheet is easy. ...

Sure, setting up our own spread sheet is easy. But there are many other features on Bike Pro Log. I love all the different pie charts and bar graphs for time and distance. I like keeping track of...
05-29-03, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,342
Posted By bjlaw

Bike Pro Log Withdrawal

Has anybody heard what happened to BIke Pro Log. It has been off line for over a week now. I have miles to add. I don't want to consider living without it.
05-29-03, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,064
Posted By bjlaw

I was a naysayer for years but finally tried the...

I was a naysayer for years but finally tried the diet. I'm down 15 pounds now and my stamina is better than ever. I rode into work this morning. I have a longer commute of 23 miles each way and I...
05-21-03, 06:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,064
Posted By bjlaw

Hey tlippy - 25 pounds! That's great! I've got...

Hey tlippy - 25 pounds! That's great! I've got about 15 more to go. 170 is going to be a lot better than the 215 I was 3 years ago.
05-20-03, 12:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,064
Posted By bjlaw

I may be a convert. For years I have laughed at...

I may be a convert. For years I have laughed at the Atkins diet. I took off 20 pounds over 2 years after picking up cycling again. I went from 215 to 195 lbs. But over the last year I have not...
04-30-03, 07:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,009
Posted By bjlaw

bac...They now live in a doublewide trailer in...

bac...They now live in a doublewide trailer in Arkansas.
04-29-03, 09:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,009
Posted By bjlaw

Hey DrGonzo....... For your literary...

Hey DrGonzo.......

For your literary pleasure have you ever read Spike Bike? This would be for your fantasy world of course.

http://members.aol.com/clubnbc/spike_1.htm
04-29-03, 06:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,009
Posted By bjlaw

Perhaps I was a bit too harsh. I didn't mean to...

Perhaps I was a bit too harsh. I didn't mean to be all inclusive. However they were all teenagers on this particular day. I love teenagers too. I have two of them.

I tried really hard to get...
04-28-03, 03:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,009
Posted By bjlaw

Teenagers...Don't You Love Em?

I took a nice 1 1/2 hour ride on Saturday afternoon. The weather is finally starting to turn nice here in Wisconsin. In fact it was perfect. What could ruin this wonderful ride?

1. One bag of...
Forum: Touring
04-25-03, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By bjlaw

The T2000 is $1,500 but the T800 is about $1,000....

The T2000 is $1,500 but the T800 is about $1,000. It's one step down but still a good bike.
Forum: Touring
04-25-03, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By bjlaw

Just bought a Cannondale T2000. So far I really...

Just bought a Cannondale T2000. So far I really like the ride. It has a nice component package and is setup for touring. I don't know why most people mention the Trek 520 and don't include...
04-25-03, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By bjlaw

Shaharidan. I asked my LBS that question and...

Shaharidan.

I asked my LBS that question and they said it probably could be and they checked with the canondale factory. The factory said due to safety concerns they would definitely recommend...
04-25-03, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By bjlaw

I ran 4 marathons 20 years ago and trained hard...

I ran 4 marathons 20 years ago and trained hard for them. It took me days to recover after each one till I could walk down stairs normally. I rode my first century 2 years ago and was able to get...
04-25-03, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By bjlaw

Very nice. Thanks for taking the time to share...

Very nice. Thanks for taking the time to share these with us!:)
04-25-03, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By bjlaw

Don't Do This!

This was not very smart. I live in the midwest and took a vacation to Hilton Head Island. I carried the bikes on a simple bike rack on the back of my car. On the return trip of about 1000 miles I...
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