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05-13-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,848
Posted By Speedskater

The Cleveland Clinic's Sports Cardiology...

The Cleveland Clinic's Sports Cardiology department didn't have any problems with me ice speedskating at age 78. Short track ice speedskating is all 1 to 3 minute bursts.
06-02-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Speedskater

One of my friends is speedskating (real fast)...

One of my friends is speedskating (real fast) with a replacement knee.
05-13-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Speedskater

At exercise equipments shops free-weight sales...

At exercise equipments shops free-weight sales are booming. My son reports that they received 3 semi-truck loads of free-weights and sold most of them in under 10 days.
05-12-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By Speedskater

Near my eyes, I use Doc Martin's of Maui "NexGen...

Near my eyes, I use Doc Martin's of Maui "NexGen Sunscreen".
Way too expensive to use anywhere else.
Forum: Great Lakes
05-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Speedskater

Eddys Bike Shop main store in Stow. ...

Eddys Bike Shop main store in Stow.
https://www.eddys.com/
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Century Cycles in Peninsula
https://www.centurycycles.com/about/peninsula-pg2844.htm
04-03-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,974
Posted By Speedskater

Note that this is a decade old thread. But it's...

Note that this is a decade old thread.
But it's not an old problem.
03-29-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,685
Posted By Speedskater

On aluminum, titanium or most stainless steel?

On aluminum, titanium or most stainless steel?
09-18-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,798
Posted By Speedskater

High price is why I only use Doc Martin's near my...

High price is why I only use Doc Martin's near my eyes. Every other product that I have tried over the decades burns my eyes (even BullFrog).
09-17-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,798
Posted By Speedskater

For biking, inline skating, snow skiing and...

For biking, inline skating, snow skiing and sailboating, the only product that I use near my eyes is:
Doc Martin's of Maui 'NexGen Sunscreen'
Recommended by my Dermatologist.
But it's pricey so I...
09-04-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,992
Posted By Speedskater

After the surgery, the Left eye is 20/15 at 20...

After the surgery, the Left eye is 20/15 at 20 feet to infinity.
The Right eye is almost 20/20 at infinity and beyond.
So I have bifocals setup with the top section for 2 to 8 feet and the lower...
09-03-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,848
Posted By Speedskater

I had taken Flomax for years, then during...

I had taken Flomax for years, then during cataract surgery, the doctor talked about how Flomax slowed down the pupil dilation. So I stopped the Flomax before the second eye surgery and most of my...
09-03-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,992
Posted By Speedskater

My surgeon gave me a wallet card that states...

My surgeon gave me a wallet card that states 'Interocular Lens'.
I went with distant focus and my wife went with reading.
08-20-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,822
Posted By Speedskater

Sounds like 'self fulfilling expectations' to me.

Sounds like 'self fulfilling expectations' to me.
Forum: Great Lakes
01-28-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Speedskater

The Velodrome needs to do a real web page. The...

The Velodrome needs to do a real web page. The present one gets an 'F' grade.
11-10-17, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,115
Posted By Speedskater

More on the subject: Is having a high top...

More on the subject:

Is having a high top number (systolic) blood pressure, but a normal bottom number (diastolic) cause for concern?

Answers from Sheldon G. Sheps, M.D....
10-27-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,722
Posted By Speedskater

Ah, beepers and blood pressure. I saw the sports...

Ah, beepers and blood pressure. I saw the sports cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic main campus. The waiting room is huge and you get a beeper. So my blood pressure was way up as it always is in...
10-26-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,312
Posted By Speedskater

In electronics, aluminum is used to dissipate...

In electronics, aluminum is used to dissipate heat.
10-26-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,722
Posted By Speedskater

I agree with the paper 100 %. The nurse is...

I agree with the paper 100 %. The nurse is seldom interested in slowing down and doing a proper reading. Asking questions and taking other measurements almost at the same time. Add in perched on the...
10-26-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By Speedskater

Training and the Olympic Sports TV channel.

The new US Olympic Sports TV channel has many short feature programs. While it's sometimes had to tell from the program title, some of these programs are from high tech sports laboratories
08-25-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,855
Posted By Speedskater

When I was doing audio/video at Cleveland Clinic...

When I was doing audio/video at Cleveland Clinic seminars, a doctor showed a photo of a patient out bear hunting a week after back surgery.
08-25-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,221
Posted By Speedskater

Common knowledge and viewpoints have changed a...

Common knowledge and viewpoints have changed a lot since this thread started some 13 years ago.
08-07-17, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Speedskater

To the east is the Cuyahoga Valley National Park:...

To the east is the Cuyahoga Valley National Park:
https://www.nps.gov/cuva/index.htm
Once in the park the road is level. There are long hills into the park.

To the west is flat farmland.
08-03-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,349
Posted By Speedskater

Those formulas like 220-age only come close when...

Those formulas like 220-age only come close when you look at the average of a very large number of people, tested under similar medical lab conditions.
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I'm age 75 and my...
07-31-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,711
Posted By Speedskater

Does anyone know how long it takes for a high...

Does anyone know how long it takes for a high fiber diet to have an impact on cholesterol?
A week, a month, a quarter, a year?
Conversely, what about ending a high fiber diet?
Forum: Great Lakes
06-30-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By Speedskater

Exactly. For the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics,...

Exactly. For the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics, they just had test events at most if not all the venues. The down-hill ski venue is weird, it's not at a existing ski resort. It's purpose built race...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-26-17, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By Speedskater

It seems strange that any national organization...

It seems strange that any national organization would schedule a major event at an untested venue.
05-25-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By Speedskater

I have been using Zinc Oxide on my face, but...

I have been using Zinc Oxide on my face, but somehow it seems to get on my eyeglasses and it's hard to wash off.
Asked my Dermatologist and he suggested:

Doc Martin's of Maui Sunblock

Just...
05-21-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,440
Posted By Speedskater

Add me to the list. At age 75, I can bike,...

Add me to the list.
At age 75, I can bike, speedskate and go up stairs, but downstairs is another thing.
05-07-17, 07:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,679
Posted By Speedskater

Last month I took my two grand-kids (10 & 13) on...

Last month I took my two grand-kids (10 & 13) on a bike ride. The 10 year old can speedskate almost as fast as me, the 13 year old can go real fast. But it took an hour to ride 8 miles. They had to...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-06-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,876
Posted By Speedskater

How long will it take the track to dry? It...

How long will it take the track to dry?
It could rain until 1AM Sunday. But all day Sunday it will be sunny and cold (below 50).
Forum: Great Lakes
05-06-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,876
Posted By Speedskater

A couple of weeks ago, some N. Ohio roller...

A couple of weeks ago, some N. Ohio roller skaters (inlines & quads) skated a marathon or 1/2 marathon at a small roller rink. I don't think the rink's track has ever been accurately measured so it...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-04-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,876
Posted By Speedskater

Now that it's May and time to go track cycling,...

Now that it's May and time to go track cycling, the wonderful April weather has disappeared. It looks like at least 10 days day in a row with temperatures in the low fifties and rain most days.
I'm...
05-02-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,996
Posted By Speedskater

I have a red LED on my seat bag, but the LED...

I have a red LED on my seat bag, but the LED doesn't have a vertical adjustment so it's not aimed at the horizon.
05-01-17, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,077
Posted By Speedskater

Well I use: Spectra 360 electrode gel or ...

Well I use:
Spectra 360 electrode gel
or
buh-bump electrode cream

It's mostly a problem speedskating. Much more anaerobic with 1 to 3 minute accelerations. Don't think the wind flutter is much...
05-01-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By Speedskater

For a weekly group ride, my enthusiasm fades at...

For a weekly group ride, my enthusiasm fades at 45 minutes.
But for an annual long charity ride, then about 3 hours.
04-29-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,077
Posted By Speedskater

I too have a problem with chest strap HRM's. I...

I too have a problem with chest strap HRM's. I have only tried a few, but as I approach 170 they jump to about 215.
04-28-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,077
Posted By Speedskater

Gee, my pulse pressure is all over the place,...

Gee, my pulse pressure is all over the place, ranging from the mid thirties to the high sixties.
Last winter the sports cardiologist didn't mention it. Just said, come back in two years.
04-25-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,325
Posted By Speedskater

So we found a Curad sleeve at the drug store that...

So we found a Curad sleeve at the drug store that fits 13 to 14 inch knees and it was under $12.
04-15-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,222
Posted By Speedskater

What's a kickstand? It's an invitation to have...

What's a kickstand?
It's an invitation to have the bike knocked over.
It's a floor-space waster.
It's an added weight.
It's a rattle generator.
04-12-17, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Speedskater

One of our new adult speedskaters (age 47 & a...

One of our new adult speedskaters (age 47 & a sprinter) went in for his annual physical and came home with a pacemaker.
Three weeks later, he was back speedskating.
04-10-17, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,964
Posted By Speedskater

When I rode with my grand kids I used an...

When I rode with my grand kids I used an expendable bike. Riding with 4 to 9 year old's is a challenge. First I switched back to old fashioned toe clips, then I removed the toe clips and used...
04-09-17, 06:57 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,718
Posted By Speedskater

I never say 'left' or 'right', way too many...

I never say 'left' or 'right', way too many people move the wrong way. I just say 'passing please' and let them figure it out.

Another topic is bells.
With younger people listening to their...
04-06-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Speedskater

Different heart rate monitors may measure brief...

Different heart rate monitors may measure brief periods differently. That is one may average over a few seconds and another over several seconds. Also your max heart rate will be different with...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-06-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,876
Posted By Speedskater

While I have never ridden there, I have friends...

While I have never ridden there, I have friends that have. The web-page lists May 1, as the start date.
I would like to get some of the speedskating kids to the velodrome classes. But most of them...
04-03-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,325
Posted By Speedskater

Copper-Fit lists 5 sizes and measures 5 inches...

Copper-Fit lists 5 sizes and measures 5 inches above the knee.

Zensah only lists 2 sizes and measures around the knee.

The problem with Copper-Fit is, they don't stock the small sixe.

The...
04-01-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By Speedskater

One of my old buddies is speedskating on his new...

One of my old buddies is speedskating on his new 'triathlon' knee.
04-01-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,325
Posted By Speedskater

I don't think that Copper-Fit stocks small sized...

I don't think that Copper-Fit stocks small sized knee sleeves for my wife.
03-16-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Speedskater

NBC is now show a lot of minor sport's shows on...

NBC is now show a lot of minor sport's shows on the Universal HD channel. However it's often unclear what part of a multi-event competition they are showing. It's also unclear whether it's a new...
03-15-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Speedskater

It's not late June - July yet. ...

It's not late June - July yet.

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Also NBCSN is covering a lot more soccer/world football, so don't expect to see as much other sports coverage as in the past.
03-05-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By Speedskater

"gsa" Yes, I really like your explanation better....

"gsa" Yes, I really like your explanation better. I didn't think it thru.
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