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06-09-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,909
Posted By Bsgs87

I'm 69 and still ride at least three times a week...

I'm 69 and still ride at least three times a week between 20 and 50 miles each ride. I also ride sometimes with a very strong 73 year old rider. Other days I walk or use weights to keep me moving.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By Bsgs87

I took a spill on April 11th and fractured my...

I took a spill on April 11th and fractured my right hip and a concussion. I'm doing much better right now and walked about a mile yesterday. I won't be riding for a while but more related to dealing...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,472
Posted By Bsgs87

Warm cycling year round here in Hawaii and very...

Warm cycling year round here in Hawaii and very humid and hot during the summer. Just keep experimenting with the electrolytes until you find what you like. Many good ones mentioned here. I also find...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-17, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Bsgs87

I take in 24 oz of fluid per hour of riding and...

I take in 24 oz of fluid per hour of riding and it does wonders. Plain water in the heat and humidity isn't enough. You need electrolytes which can be consumed in different forms but I prefer a mine...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,920
Posted By Bsgs87

Early morning always. Cooler here in Hawaii and...

Early morning always. Cooler here in Hawaii and I'm a morning person. Best time of day!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,685
Posted By Bsgs87

Either one would be a great bike. Depends on...

Either one would be a great bike. Depends on whether you want a race (TCR) or endurance (Defy) style bike. TCR will put you in an aero position, while the Defy has you in a more upright (endurance)...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,420
Posted By Bsgs87

Specialized Power +1 This saddle was recommended...

Specialized Power +1 This saddle was recommended to me during a professional bike fit and I purchased two in the 155 width so my sit bones would be on the saddle. It does come in other widths. I find...
10-04-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Bsgs87

I have an enlarged prostate and use a Specialized...

I have an enlarged prostate and use a Specialized Power in a 155 width. This saddle was recommended during a professional bike fit. I needed the width to have my sit bones on the saddle. This saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Bsgs87

That 3rd Water Bottle

I need a third water bottle when doing my long endurance rides but only have two water bottle cages on my bike. On my long route there isn't any place to purchase additional water. How do you carry...
08-27-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By Bsgs87

That 3rd Water Bottle

When I do my long endurance rides I need a third water bottle but only have two bottle cages on my bike. There isn't anywhere to purchase additional water on my long route. Any suggestions on how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Bsgs87

I use the kk rock and roll when riding indoors...

I use the kk rock and roll when riding indoors and I just use the inride app which will give you power test and training programs, all for free. I use a Element Bolt cycling computer which works with...
08-26-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,249
Posted By Bsgs87

I rode 45 miles today with our local bike club. I...

I rode 45 miles today with our local bike club. I did a little over 107 for the week. I don't set any speed records. Today the average was 13+mph; however, this includes riding through town and I...
08-18-17, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By Bsgs87

If it was me I would get a new bike. I just like...

If it was me I would get a new bike. I just like to ride and I am riding a 10 year old Specialized Roubaix but have a new Giant Defy Pro 1 on order. If you like to work on bikes then go for an...
08-16-17, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Bsgs87

Happy Birthday!! Feels good, doesn't it? I did 60...

Happy Birthday!! Feels good, doesn't it? I did 60 on my sixtieth and plan on doing 70 on my seventieth. I'm 68 now and feeling good.
08-15-17, 11:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,463
Posted By Bsgs87

Specialized Power Saddle, I put another 40 miles...

Specialized Power Saddle, I put another 40 miles on mine today. I do agree that you can't go by what works for any of us. It is difficult to find the right saddle. I got mine while getting a high end...
08-11-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,623
Posted By Bsgs87

Great bike! I have been riding one for about 9...

Great bike! I have been riding one for about 9 years. I don't think you will regret going this route. Have fun!!!!
08-11-17, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Bsgs87

We have this same mobile service in our area and...

We have this same mobile service in our area and he can work all year round. I haven't used him yet but many of the people in our bike club have and say he does great work. He worked for our local...
08-10-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,130
Posted By Bsgs87

Thanks everyone for the input. I decided to go...

Thanks everyone for the input. I decided to go with the Wahoo Element Bolt and made the purchase. I have done two rides with it this week and so far very happy. One thing I really like is that it has...
08-09-17, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,423
Posted By Bsgs87

I have one of the original Dura Ace Di2 which is...

I have one of the original Dura Ace Di2 which is very nice and never let me down; however, I am getting a new bike and have selected the mechanical Ultegra group set. I own another bike with older...
08-02-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,241
Posted By Bsgs87

I'm 68 years old and recently did an evaluation...

I'm 68 years old and recently did an evaluation through a sports group and mine was determined to be 167. This seems to work out well during my rides when monitoring hr zones. If I would use 220...
08-02-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,361
Posted By Bsgs87

Mine arrives today and I'm glad to see all the...

Mine arrives today and I'm glad to see all the positive reviews. I'm replacing a Sigma Rox 5 which has been reliable but I wanted gps and more features. I really like that it is both bluetooth and...
08-01-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,459
Posted By Bsgs87

You should also take a look at the Giant Defy...

You should also take a look at the Giant Defy line of endurance bikes. Fit and how it feels will be the main factor that will get you out to ride. Good Luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,313
Posted By Bsgs87

I agree with most that your bike size is okay and...

I agree with most that your bike size is okay and that you should dial in your fit. I would start out with shorter rides while you dial things in.
07-31-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,274
Posted By Bsgs87

+1 Wahoo Bolt

+1 Wahoo Bolt
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 987
Posted By Bsgs87

I did 30 miles with the bike club on Saturday....

I did 30 miles with the bike club on Saturday. Very hot and humid. Today out for breakfast with my bride.
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