Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: zjrog
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.16 seconds.
12-21-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By zjrog

I was hoping the Advent shifter would work with...

I was hoping the Advent shifter would work with the SLX, as I will probably move to the Advent system later. I'm limited with the RD at 36t, which I'm running a 12-36 cassette currently. I spend MOST...
12-21-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By zjrog

9 speed shifter for Shimano SLX RD-M682?

I got this Performance Access XCL 9r 6 years ago as a gift, had the Salsa Woodchipper bars and Sora 3500 brifters, SLX RD and a SRAM X5 FD......
12-20-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By zjrog

My main advice when seeking knee replacement is...

My main advice when seeking knee replacement is to find a reputable sports surgeon that does LOTS of knees yearly. And find a Physical Therapist up to date on knee replacements and has an active...
11-25-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 2,379,437
Posted By zjrog

Digging that DRILLIUM!

Digging that DRILLIUM!
11-25-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Great news Brother!!! I will agree that as...

Great news Brother!!!

I will agree that as the selling goes down, there is a loose feeling of sorts, and the knee can be a bit noisy if you wiggle your foot back and forth. No worries, as my...
11-21-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Well. Work sent me to their Occupational Health...

Well. Work sent me to their Occupational Health people Wednesday. In their experience, Most people aren't ready to go back to work this soon, but after reading my left knee history, the doc had me...
11-14-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

That sure makes for an easy commute!!! 118 at 4...

That sure makes for an easy commute!!! 118 at 4 weeks is great! Well on your way to your 135 goal. You'll get there.

I do fully understand the not being able to just sit for long periods. Even...
11-14-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By zjrog

Pics to share. ...

Pics to share.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/collage_2020_11_13_23_15_49_0a0d5e091f2abe098574cab5ef37bea5d7a47ad9.jpg...
11-14-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/collage_2020_11_13_23_15_49_13bf258e8bbd859bd6bc5215345725150c91cd2a.jpg...
11-13-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Brother, I'm doing good. Glad to hear you...

Brother, I'm doing good.

Glad to hear you can get on your bike on the trainer! Awesome! Sounds like you're on your way! I'm probably going to do free rides on Zwift this weekend. So good luck when...
11-13-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By zjrog

Had my 6 week follow up, a few days early....

Had my 6 week follow up, a few days early. Surgeon's PA was very pleased with my healing. But also with my 0 to 135 Range of Motion. Cleared me to return to work next week.

So at PT, got worked...
11-11-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By zjrog

I tried using Zwift with a magnetic trainer, and...

I tried using Zwift with a magnetic trainer, and wheel speed and cadence sensors only. But that wasn't enough to enjoy Zwift, for me at least... So last year I bought a used Kurt Kinetic fluid...
11-02-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By zjrog

I can't say 30 years worried me even 10 years ago...

I can't say 30 years worried me even 10 years ago at 47. My 84 year old uncle has 30 year old knees, and good luck keeping up with him. If his have made it from the 80s, I think these will.last a lot...
11-02-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Being in good shape before is a huge help. And I...

Being in good shape before is a huge help. And I have no doubt my cycling since weight loss surgery 2 years ago has been a huge help. My muscle weakness across the front of my knee, for going up and...
10-30-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

My primary care doc has sent a referral. Now...

My primary care doc has sent a referral. Now waiting for my insurance to make they cover this other provider, and alternate opinion.
10-30-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Randy, that is a really great start. Not to get...

Randy, that is a really great start. Not to get into any competition, work at your own pace. But today, I was measured at 132. I pushed into it a bit at PT today.

If you have your bike on a...
10-30-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By zjrog

my first one is 10 years old, they said 30 then....

my first one is 10 years old, they said 30 then. My new knee is the same basic model, but has improvements that might go beyond that..

I will say, compared to this point 10 years ago, I'm off...
10-29-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

I had raised the seat specifically so I could get...

I had raised the seat specifically so I could get a full rotation. I have since lowered it back to my normal spot.. I use a midfoot position over the pedal axle due to that AFO brace. But in PT, my...
10-28-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By zjrog

New knee. 10 years after my first.

I did start a thread in the Fifty Plus crowd. 5 Oct, a month shy of 10 years since my left knee replacement, I had my right knee replaced. I feel I was in better shape for this one, thanks to my...
10-26-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

In my second outpatient PT session today, we...

In my second outpatient PT session today, we worked more on quad sets. And I am SORE!!! But we moved forward with his recumbent bike. His goal is stretching the knee not rotations. He had to move me...
10-26-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Thanks! And that makes for a great laugh too! ...

Thanks! And that makes for a great laugh too!



I had NO tension on the trainer, and my PT was happy to hear this, but he also says I need about two ore weeks before I begin riding. I'm way down...
10-26-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By zjrog

Something had to change, so my right knee and I divorced...

Wit and humor aside, I've been in too much pain to ride. Even indoors. My right knee was tolerable, but my left ankle, in an AFO brace since last December, "changed". He only wants to talk fusion for...
09-15-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,275
Posted By zjrog

dave73, I was 378 at my heaviest (recorded...

dave73, I was 378 at my heaviest (recorded weight, perhaps was heavier than that at some point) I am 6'1", I used to be a bit closer to 6'3", but age and a back injury, well...

I received as a...
09-15-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,087
Posted By zjrog

I'm torn between carbon fiber and titanium...

I'm torn between carbon fiber and titanium chopsticks, but the handmade bamboo is simple, elegant, and sustainable...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,855
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x346/surgery014_1_a442d60697e80377689c8fdf217cc2d17243cf43.jpg
40+MPH over the bars crash, roadbike, downhill canyon twisty road. Concussion,...
07-27-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By zjrog

If I may second this thought. My wife has poor...

If I may second this thought. My wife has poor flexibility, and only rides a "womens" bike indoors. But that also proves difficult to get on and off for her some days. 3 years ago she fell getting...
07-27-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 47,177
Posted By zjrog

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!! ...

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!!

Happy belated Birthday!

Damn, I need to ride...
05-22-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,087
Posted By zjrog

In my youth, before I discovered girls and...

In my youth, before I discovered girls and cars(!!!), my old Sears Free Spirit 10 speed took me on many off road adventures, cow paths, gravel roads where I grew up (just 50 miles north of Dirty...
05-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By zjrog

Now that is cool! My 1986 KHS Fiero roadbike has...

Now that is cool! My 1986 KHS Fiero roadbike has the same seatstay cap. I haven't seen that "head badge" decal, but that is COOL!
05-09-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 724,406
Posted By zjrog

Brother! Ya done GOOD!!!!

Brother! Ya done GOOD!!!!
05-09-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By zjrog

Let's not forget Ashton and Danny and others...

Let's not forget Ashton and Danny and others doing RoadBike Partys... I'm still amazed the bikes used in each handled it all. No idea how many wheels or tires though!
05-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,850
Posted By zjrog

Yikes, yes, I am always looking for things that...

Yikes, yes, I am always looking for things that could mess me up.

Funny thing, I almost wore a Camelbak the day I crashed. If I had, I might not have been hurt as bad.
05-06-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,850
Posted By zjrog

Ahhh, yes, I know this one... I crashed 9 years...

Ahhh, yes, I know this one... I crashed 9 years ago, broke my neck, massive concussion and more. But those are the ones that count today. Took me 3 years to even get back on a bike.

Any downhill...
05-06-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By zjrog

I have 2 hybrids, a 1998 Scwhinn Searcher GS, it...

I have 2 hybrids, a 1998 Scwhinn Searcher GS, it weighs 30 pounds. It was a low end bike store bike in 98. I bought for my wife, she didn't ride it much, and my daughter took to it a few years ago,...
05-06-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By zjrog

Depends on what you are planning to do with the...

Depends on what you are planning to do with the old bike, on what you spend.
...
05-06-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,638
Views: 2,041,227
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1920/videocapture_20200505_152008_209c5318b45d65e3d18075135a738ff09f4dcb45.jpg
1990 7000, 22".
05-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 466,288
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1920/videocapture_20200505_151930_b45416f551fefd7189f5fc17f2fbd3cf8d2166b8.jpg...
05-06-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 35,143
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1920/videocapture_20200505_152008_be0a31d7509d557f70f0c0bd504e1dec2f9c0a3f.jpg
Got to ride with my grandkids last night. 22" 1990 Trek...
05-06-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 47,177
Posted By zjrog

It's good when they come back into view!!!!

It's good when they come back into view!!!!
05-06-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 872
Posted By zjrog

Various machines. Less than 6 months old to 4...

Various machines. Less than 6 months old to 4 years old. All updated OS and browsers. I'm kind of particular about that and backups...
05-06-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 872
Posted By zjrog

Forum seems to drag down performance... Or is it just me?

On multiple machines, multiple browsers, different operating systems. This forum seems to lock up my computers. Win10, Linux, Chrome, Firefox, Edge... But surprisingly, never my Android devices.
05-06-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,087
Posted By zjrog

I'm not sure with video, but animated GIF files...

I'm not sure with video, but animated GIF files load fine.

I do enjoy working on cars when I don't HAVE to. But I do enjoy when the vehicle is a project when I can work at my own pace or pleasure....
05-05-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,087
Posted By zjrog

Well. I did a thing yesterday. Got to ride with...

Well. I did a thing yesterday. Got to ride with my grandkids..
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/368x654/20200504_193252_1_22acfdd34424c32544625d0c3a7c0687ed4f792c.gif...
05-01-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By zjrog

There are a lot of compression stockings...

There are a lot of compression stockings available in varying degrees of compression. I would suggest, if you have pain associated with the veins, to see your doctor. I know a few gents that are in...
05-01-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 361,556
Posted By zjrog

I do not know what model, I took it off my 2002...

I do not know what model, I took it off my 2002 Marin San Rafael hybrid that I haven't decided what I want to do with. It is too tall a bike for me to want that much rise, but that much rise is great...
04-27-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 361,556
Posted By zjrog

Still working with fine tuning my drop bar...

Still working with fine tuning my drop bar conversion of my 1989 Trek 950......
04-27-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,087
Posted By zjrog

Well I've lost and gained. Still under 250 at...

Well I've lost and gained. Still under 250 at least. I need to get out more...

Spent a good chunk of last week working on the engine I'm refurbishing for my truck. Until I over torqued the...
04-27-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By zjrog

Brother! I'm 57, was 378 at my heaviest. My 29er...

Brother! I'm 57, was 378 at my heaviest. My 29er was all I dared ride outdoors for a long time. I suffered a T9 Spinal burst fracture nearly 9 years ago. Fused T7-12... Trust me, I know EXACTLY how...
04-27-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 37,473
Posted By zjrog

The bike is as it came from the factory,...

The bike is as it came from the factory, basically. I changed tires and chain when I bought it. I will get some Kool Stop pads and some new brake cables.

Edit... Pads ordered. I can't lower the...
04-27-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 37,473
Posted By zjrog

I have this same bike, including the same color...

I have this same bike, including the same color and type bottle cage. I bought it used a couple years ago. I love it, but having a devil of a time with the brakes. what brake pads are you using with...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.