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10-14-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By OldTryGuy

2.5 more and 500 !!!!! AWESOME AND GOOD LUCK

2.5 more and 500 !!!!! AWESOME AND GOOD LUCK
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By OldTryGuy

additional fact, daylight saving without the (s) ...

additional fact, daylight saving without the (s)

:innocent: .... :D
10-12-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By OldTryGuy

Is there not a difference between an accident AND...

Is there not a difference between an accident AND an on purpose? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By OldTryGuy

My 8 is much, MUCH nicer than the 68.

My 8 is much, MUCH nicer than the 68.
10-11-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By OldTryGuy

GREAT start date, my birthday! :thumb: ...

GREAT start date, my birthday! :thumb:

Ironman will be a fantastic addition to the 2,000 mile goal. Good Luck!! :thumb: :thumb:
10-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By OldTryGuy

Never having been in the Navy I none-the-less...

Never having been in the Navy I none-the-less adhere to KISS with emphasis on the SS.


Not a problem with same bike, same roads, same time riding.


e.g. -- 7 day cruise ends tomorrow AM....
10-11-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,406
Posted By OldTryGuy

NEVER ran due to knee issues but got into...

NEVER ran due to knee issues but got into marathon walking at age 60 using Chi Walking method with best time of 4:56:28 following a 5K on Friday, 1/2 marathon on Saturday and marathon on Sunday at...
10-09-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By OldTryGuy

The 12/24 Hour Bike Sebring next February has as...

The 12/24 Hour Bike Sebring next February has as of now 1 - 69yo gentleman from FL. registered for the 24Hr. RAAM ride. I believe the qualifying mileage is 360 miles.

I have a room reservation at...
10-09-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By OldTryGuy

Even worse than tendonitis see link --- ...

Even worse than tendonitis see link ---

https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-warns-about-increased-risk-ruptures-or-tears-aorta-blood-vessel-fluoroquinolone-antibiotics
...
10-07-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: Yes if available but even more basic is...

:thumb: Yes if available but even more basic is blowing warm - moist breathe into grip and quickly slam-bam on. Depending on size of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 03:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,074
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back in 1973 when I started to become interested...

Back in 1973 when I started to become interested in bicycling I often read that a proper TT finish ends with one ON THE GROUND!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,074
Posted By OldTryGuy

AND if only had Laurent been on a similar bike...

AND if only had Laurent been on a similar bike with helmet could the 8 seconds been reversed ???
10-04-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,533
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hopped on the Roubaix yesterday for a wind...

Hopped on the Roubaix yesterday for a wind beating down 102 miles. ONLY had 128' elevation (SW FL) but felt even more tired than my Six Gap rides. I'm thinking that it's my GEEZER status now that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,344
Posted By OldTryGuy

Kudos = virtual fist bump - :foo: or ...

Kudos = virtual fist bump - :foo:

or

:beer: - :foo:

:D
10-02-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: Congratulations with the NEW...

:thumb: :thumb: Congratulations with the NEW OLDER YOU! Biking can not reduce the number of years lived but it can definitely add to the enjoyment of the number of years left to live.

ENJOY THE...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,184
Posted By OldTryGuy

ENJOY !!! 12,000+ miles on my 2018 Expert and...

ENJOY !!! 12,000+ miles on my 2018 Expert and still lov'n it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,074
Posted By OldTryGuy

Isn't that exactly what Giant had done back in...

Isn't that exactly what Giant had done back in 2012 during the development of the Propel. They used an articulating manikin on competing manufacturer's aero frames(bikes) in a Formula 1 testing...
09-29-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,140
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb: You finished and that's great!!! ...

:thumb: :thumb: You finished and that's great!!! No spin class ??? You earned not to spin tonight.
09-29-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good luck and make sure to tell slower riders to...

Good luck and make sure to tell slower riders to -----

MOO -- ve over when you pass. :D
09-27-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,243
Posted By OldTryGuy

IMO, just your LUCKY MOMENT with a DRIVER PAYING...

IMO, just your LUCKY MOMENT with a DRIVER PAYING ATTENTION !!!

Divine intervention, :foo: , for some very good friends of mine guess it was divine intervention coffee break time. :(
09-26-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By OldTryGuy

Made it to 90F today but got my 103 miles in...

Made it to 90F today but got my 103 miles in before temps left the 80F's. location, LOCAtion, LOCATION :innocent:
09-25-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By OldTryGuy

Dr. George Sheehan's "We are each an experiment...

Dr. George Sheehan's "We are each an experiment of one."

TRY IT, your analysis might be spot on. caveat --- be prepared for a MAJOR BONK.

A couple of weeks ago I road a very easy 100+ miler....
09-25-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: x 100

:thumb: x 100
09-24-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,372
Posted By OldTryGuy

Great find near the end of today's ride. A 250lb...

Great find near the end of today's ride. A 250lb capacity fold-able hand truck was in the grass, so I picked it up, laid it across the bars and bicycled 17 miles home. As if the 17 mile distance...
09-24-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,082
Posted By OldTryGuy

Better still is products from Flex Seal ...

Better still is products from Flex Seal https://www.flexsealproducts.com/ :lol:
09-23-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,775
Posted By OldTryGuy

That's the ticket !!! :thumb: The bar end...

That's the ticket !!! :thumb:

The bar end mirror didn't work for me since riding on my aerobars prevents viewing so I attached the light to the mirror. Money well spent just in a different way.
09-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,140
Posted By OldTryGuy

GOOD LUCK !!! Wishing I was going for another...

GOOD LUCK !!! Wishing I was going for another Six Gap but just not in the "health cards" right now. Enjoy the challenge and scenery, avail yourself of the SAG stops, chuckle as you pedal past the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By OldTryGuy

Started LATE ON FRIDAY, actually 11:44pm, with...

Started LATE ON FRIDAY, actually 11:44pm, with far from being the last century of the season since temps are still in the 90F's and expecting little change for some time to come so able to just...
09-22-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
09-22-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By OldTryGuy

Almost as flat as a steam rolled pancake -----...

Almost as flat as a steam rolled pancake ----- thus allowing virtually uninterrupted continual pedaling (no coasting) 125.31 miles, age 69yo

7:58:08Time
7:35:47Moving Time
15.7 mphAvg Speed...
09-22-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By OldTryGuy

I have a slightly different take for my...

I have a slightly different take for my motivation due to a self imposed requirement of --- Kit-Up = Ride Age(+). Retired riding in SW FL means no climbing just temp/humidity/wind to deal with.
...
09-21-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,372
Posted By OldTryGuy

Gee, now I know who to thank for leaving behind...

Gee, now I know who to thank for leaving behind all the stuff I've found and brought home. "Finders keepers" :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By OldTryGuy

20+ years using CLAMPED ON Profile AND $20.00...

20+ years using CLAMPED ON Profile AND $20.00 cheapo. Have been on them going down Hogpen (+) as well as up Hogpen (+) while passing many a rider sitting up using tops spinning/rocking as well as on...
09-19-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,938
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good to know that the more I ride the longer I'll...

Good to know that the more I ride the longer I'll have to live with my cancer. :bang:
09-19-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,533
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nice drop in temperatures along with lower...

Nice drop in temperatures along with lower humidity and winds hitting 15+mph FINALLY resulted in a no soak ride. Able to finish today's 122 mile ride not dripping in perspiration. Even a tad-bit...
09-18-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By OldTryGuy

I linked the sight BECAUSE it has other cyclists...

I linked the sight BECAUSE it has other cyclists who have gone thru EVERYTHING PROSTATE RELATED with treatments for BPH. Possibility of hooking up with a cyclist who had REZUM.
09-18-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By OldTryGuy

Suggest joining the following OUTSTANDING FORUM ...

Suggest joining the following OUTSTANDING FORUM and inquire there ----

https://www.inspire.com/groups/us-too-prostate-cancer/
09-18-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,775
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just started using a "Velcro Bar End Mirror" with...

Just started using a "Velcro Bar End Mirror" with a red blinkie light attached in addition to my helmet and under seat lights. Seems drivers are giving me a bit more passing distance with the left...
09-18-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hemorrhoids ???? :lol:

Hemorrhoids ???? :lol:
09-17-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By OldTryGuy

BC or Before Cancer (PCa that's Prostate Cancer)...

BC or Before Cancer (PCa that's Prostate Cancer) when riding "with the boys" both literally and anatomically, 5' 8.5" and 136lbs

Now up to 145lbs. and feeling it.
09-17-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,533
Posted By OldTryGuy

NiteRider 900 mounted right drop NiteRider 650...

NiteRider 900 mounted right drop
NiteRider 650 mounted left drop
Cheapo helmet mounted light...
09-17-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By OldTryGuy

No hills/climbing here in SW FL so I just get up...

No hills/climbing here in SW FL so I just get up and stand "whenever." 105 miles this morning and a number of times I just went to 50/12 and stood up and rode for a half mile. Too hot and humid for...
09-17-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By OldTryGuy

Keep On Keeping On, you got it Made In The Shade...

Keep On Keeping On, you got it Made In The Shade :thumb: :thumb:
09-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,533
Posted By OldTryGuy

84F with 81% humidity at 11:29PM last night...

84F with 81% humidity at 11:29PM last night meant "Sweating For This Oldie" after a few minutes. Rode the Roubaix at a Gopher Tortoise top speed and after an ISS sighting (International Space...
09-16-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By OldTryGuy

EXACTLY how I have lived my life for decades. Has...

EXACTLY how I have lived my life for decades. Has served me well in reducing stress and worry. Had a prostate biopsy in 2015 and expected results to be cancer even though EVERYBODY said not to worry....
09-16-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By OldTryGuy

Agree that you might want to rethink. Very active...

Agree that you might want to rethink. Very active doctor friend had knee replacement, yes not the same, 1 year ago and is not much better since before. Doctor was supposed to be The BEST. Keep us...
09-16-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24,656
Views: 2,330,533
Posted By OldTryGuy

Had a good ride on Saturday but still having some...

Had a good ride on Saturday but still having some pain. Began the ride under a Harvest Full Moon taking things slow since 81F and high humidity greeted me for my 12:09AM start. Put 86 miles on...
09-16-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just a GOOD LUCK!! to you :thumb: :thumb: ...

Just a

GOOD LUCK!! to you :thumb: :thumb:

As I've mentioned, my total shoulder replacement was a "piece of cake" compared to RC. Getting very close to TKR for both knees.
09-15-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By OldTryGuy

Every bike I have has a BELL. Dog + Human = ...

Every bike I have has a BELL. Dog + Human = Bell rung about 100' away. If only the dog responds by looking at me I ring again and again until the inattentive human responds.

Problem averted.
09-13-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,309
Posted By OldTryGuy

A little cheese with that whine..... :D Family...

A little cheese with that whine..... :D Family obligations also a paramount reason for infrequent riding.





Exacto-mundo :thumb:
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