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12-06-21, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Troul

20 Miles I.D.

20 Miles I.D.
12-06-21, 10:49 AM
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Views: 905
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

You ain't seen nuthin' yet. And the less you do,...

You ain't seen nuthin' yet. And the less you do, the less fitness you have and the weaker your legs get of course. My wife and I rode the one-day STP and RAMROD on our tandem when I was 69.
12-04-21, 05:37 PM
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Views: 905
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Yes, that's correct. Increased muscle mass is a...

Yes, that's correct. Increased muscle mass is a function of nutrient intake more than it is a function of exercise. One can squat their ass off, but it they don't eat enough, that's what'll happen:...
12-04-21, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Artmo

in 3 days I turn 81😊

in 3 days I turn 81😊
12-03-21, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Troul

Threaded myself in between some lite flakes &...

Threaded myself in between some lite flakes & chill atmosphere, netting 47 Miles O.D. Just as I concluded the ride the clouds brought in a heavier flurry, & I then yelled at the clouds.
12-03-21, 03:05 AM
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Posted By 50PlusCycling

Even at 100 you are still 50+. Stay on the bike....

Even at 100 you are still 50+. Stay on the bike. My blood pressure last week was 110 over 70, the same as when I was 18. I wish cycling was as good for my hair as it seems to be for the rest of me.
12-02-21, 09:24 PM
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Views: 632
Posted By woodcraft

Wut?

Wut?
12-01-21, 09:10 AM
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Posted By beechnutC23

Broke 10,000 km for the year yesterday (to be...

Broke 10,000 km for the year yesterday (to be precise, 10,003 km); total elevation change 128,965 metres (423,000 ft). And the year ain't over yet! It is getting tougher out there, winter weather is...
12-01-21, 12:46 AM
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Views: 1,306
Posted By chaadster

Ive got a Sprint cam, dual downdraft carbs, and...

Ive got a Sprint cam, dual downdraft carbs, and an Ansa exhaust, but yeah, otherwise stock. Ive thought about Euro-spec bumpers, but my in-laws purchased the car new, so I feel an obligation to...
11-29-21, 11:34 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

easy, 23-spot cruisefest. 76 degrees. zero rush.

easy, 23-spot cruisefest. 76 degrees. zero rush.
11-29-21, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Chuck M

Having a late November birthday I have either...

Having a late November birthday I have either never had good enough weather or a good opportunity to ride my age on my birthday. I went to work today thinking about how the weather was going to be...
11-28-21, 08:32 PM
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Posted By Troul

41 Miles I.D.

41 Miles I.D.
11-28-21, 07:50 PM
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Posted By beechnutC23

We had a nice little dump of snow in the night...

We had a nice little dump of snow in the night between Friday and Saturday. I rode indoors on the trainer on Saturday, and on the tractor outdoors just before blowing out the driveway. Today, it...
11-26-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By classic carl

Finally surpassed 5,000 miles for 2021

November has been a tough month to ride for me between a chest cold and the weather not cooperating. I finally got out on the day before Thansgiving for 28 miles and I reached 5,000 for the year. ...
11-25-21, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Troul

75 Miles I.D. thankfully the indoor trainer...

75 Miles I.D. thankfully the indoor trainer hasn't had any flaws...
11-24-21, 08:21 PM
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Posted By beechnutC23

35 km test of my winter beater. Not much snow...

35 km test of my winter beater. Not much snow where I live at 160 m elevation but my ride took me up to 350 m where there was a light dusting on the roads. The studded tires reminded me of why my...
11-24-21, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Altair 4

Pittsburgh has an annual event, Light Up Night,...

Pittsburgh has an annual event, Light Up Night, to kick off the holiday season with live music, a Christmas market, food trucks and fireworks. The temperature was in the upper 40's, but the air was...
11-23-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,503
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Riding is how I meditate. I run a business from...

Riding is how I meditate. I run a business from home, have young kids despite my age, have a wife who also works from from, and all of us live in the middle of a rather large and noisy city. Between...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,337
Posted By rumrunn6

funny / disgusting story. I have hyperhidrosis....

funny / disgusting story. I have hyperhidrosis. fancy name for "I sweat a lot". everything has a name these days right? anyway, a few years ago, I had to photo a wedding. was dieting so ate only a...
11-23-21, 04:18 AM
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Views: 2,503
Posted By Fredo76

What motivates me now is simply feeling much...

What motivates me now is simply feeling much better when I go for a ride than when I don't. I used to race as a teenager in the '70s, and spent a lot of time in the outdoors in the '80s, but injuries...
11-23-21, 12:27 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

it was 18% humidity with a little 4mph breeze so...

it was 18% humidity with a little 4mph breeze so it felt more like 76 degrees.

absolutely not. can only venture out in temps < 50 degrees with the guarantee it'll warm up to the upper 50's at...
11-21-21, 08:16 PM
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Posted By beechnutC23

I've been steadily building up the kilometres. I...

I've been steadily building up the kilometres. I beat last year's record (8703.5 km, 121k metres climbing) by well over 1000 km, now up to 9785 km of mostly gravel, 126k metres climbing. I've been...
11-21-21, 07:20 PM
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Posted By badger1

1. I like riding bicycles. 2. A delusional and...

1. I like riding bicycles.
2. A delusional and ultimately vain attempt to defeat mortality.

That's all.:)
11-21-21, 09:28 AM
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Posted By kahn

Golden Gardens - Once more with feeling -...

Golden Gardens - Once more with feeling - feeling in the toes. It was about 46F and my toes do not like that at all. 16.1 and about 800 feet and accompanied by my electric socks from Lenz.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,135
Posted By jaxgtr

I ride mine outside, but.....I live in Florida,...

I ride mine outside, but.....I live in Florida, so I guess it does not matter what I say. :innocent:
11-20-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,503
Posted By SpedFast

Yesterday I crashed on a wet road with loose...

Yesterday I crashed on a wet road with loose gravel over asphalt. Slid out and got serious road rash on my left shoulder and banged up my right knee pretty good. Helmet is history. Bike is...
11-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,584
Posted By trackhub

In decades of Bicycling, and yes, driving too, I...

In decades of Bicycling, and yes, driving too, I have learned that very stupid people, and hyper-aggressive types, can drive anything, from old battered pickups to expensive European SUVs.
Makes,...
11-20-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By chaadster

You might try some 3M Dual Lock for the ease of...

You might try some 3M Dual Lock for the ease of removal and re-installation. Probably the low-pro SJ4580 is the way to go for maximum chainstay clearance.
11-19-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,503
Posted By obrentharris

I live in a beautiful place to ride, both road...

I live in a beautiful place to ride, both road and MTB: That certainly helps.

But mainly I think it's Inertia: I went on my first 50 mile ride at the age of 13 in 1965. I've been riding...
11-19-21, 10:40 AM
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Views: 289
Posted By ratell

I use a bit of the 3m tape. I didn't trust it to...

I use a bit of the 3m tape. I didn't trust it to stay and based off a video I saw I put about an inch of mountain bike tube over the top. Holds it securely.
11-19-21, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Trsnrtr

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1274/img_8492_30c07bc5faf57f8a1a9cc41c755d84abb72189a2.jpeg
11-19-21, 07:27 AM
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Views: 289
Posted By Trsnrtr

I've used Gorilla double-sided tape before and it...

I've used Gorilla double-sided tape before and it held well.
11-19-21, 06:42 AM
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Views: 289
Posted By shelbyfv

The Wahoo can be mounted directly to the crank...

The Wahoo can be mounted directly to the crank arm with double sided tape. Maybe that would work for the Garmin? Tape comes in a range of hold strengths.
11-18-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By seypat

Here you go. Let these guys show you how it's...

Here you go. Let these guys show you how it's done. It's around 1:13 in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-imJA2zdMI
11-17-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,503
Posted By jaxgtr

This is why I ride my bike.... ...

This is why I ride my bike....

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11-17-21, 10:16 AM
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Views: 2,503
Posted By big john

I started riding dirt bikes (motorcycles) around...

I started riding dirt bikes (motorcycles) around 1980. After a while was riding with guys who were in shape from running and training and I would find myself winded and off the back. I started riding...
11-17-21, 09:33 AM
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Posted By OldRailfan

Same here, it's the hills that make one tough....

Same here, it's the hills that make one tough. Cycling, XC skiing or running. One day on a climb when I passed a group of ladies skating uphill and me on my classic skis.
The comment I heard: "Hey,...
11-16-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,503
Posted By OldRailfan

For me it's the perfect way to keep fit for half...

For me it's the perfect way to keep fit for half the year when there is no snow and for the other half I XC ski. and XC ski some more. This Winter my bike computer will be doing double duty and...
11-16-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,503
Posted By Helderberg

I started back on a bike about four years ago...

I started back on a bike about four years ago after being off one for decades. I was told not to ride after back surgery to reverse a paralysis of my left leg and herniated disc on my right. Once I...
11-16-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By onekgguy

Ride Videos

Hi, I'm fairly new to the forum. I enjoy taking videos of some of my rides and stitching them together with some backing music as a way of sharing my love of cycling with others. Here's a link to a...
11-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,426
Posted By vespasianus

When you get chickenpox, you don't actually...

When you get chickenpox, you don't actually "clear" the virus but your immune system drives it to hide in your dorsal root ganglion. It basically is trapped there by your immune system until one day...
11-15-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,677
Posted By denaffen

I imagine youd have better examples, than I...

I imagine youd have better examples, than I would given that Im new to this forum.

Im not judging. Im just sharing a truism of any community. Online or off.

If you recognized yourself in...
11-15-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,677
Posted By spelger

i don't think that is the reason why most use the...

i don't think that is the reason why most use the ignore feature (which i don't know how to use). pretty sure it has more to do with insults and the like.
11-15-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,027
Posted By Pantah

Went on a fun ride out to Point Reyes Station out...

Went on a fun ride out to Point Reyes Station out on the Marin coast yesterday. Here's the only shot I took, got it on the way back going through a redwood grove.

Unlike most everywhere else, this...
11-15-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,255
Posted By gpburdell

That's my experience as well in multiple...

That's my experience as well in multiple southeast US states. As you say they likely have better revenue opportunities other fish to fry.

I will add that the after sale customer support from 1UP...
11-15-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,426
Posted By jlmonte

Shingles had me sidelined

Suffered Shingles back in February (after retiring in January) resulted in bad left eye nerve damage. On top of this, cataracts was creeping before the Shingles and already hindering my vision....
11-14-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,587
Posted By mschwett

38 miles (3,700) on a beautiful fall day, about...

38 miles (3,700) on a beautiful fall day, about 1/3 gravel/light single track.
11-14-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,587
Posted By Wattsup

30 leaf-covered gravel miles in 40F. Felt like...

30 leaf-covered gravel miles in 40F. Felt like 60.
11-14-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,677
Posted By zandoval

It's Social Skills and Patience... Sometimes we...

It's Social Skills and Patience... Sometimes we get some guy trying to understand how his new Brifters need to be adjusted and they really don't know the right end of a screw driver. But that's OK...
11-14-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,677
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

General Deterioration of These Forums

There are a few blowhards which have effectively ruined this Bike Forum. These trolling posters, some averaging over 10 posts a day are dominating most conversations taking away any reasonable...
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