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Forum: Touring
04-17-19, 03:16 PM
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Posted By wafflerskillme

Fancy a Tour..

Just a quick post in case anyone fancies traveling around.
Sites in my area, most are very quiet and great for cycling with the exception of one or two better known places....... I've put in as much...
02-11-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By wafflerskillme

Nice..................

Nice..................
02-11-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,457
Posted By wafflerskillme

Belated Happy Birthday.......... get in another...

Belated Happy Birthday.......... get in another 60 now. :thumb:
02-11-19, 06:57 PM
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Views: 428,932
Posted By wafflerskillme

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/wexford_4__f48522ef0c5ba370adbce20ea0a1bbd00f72f414.jpg

Wexford and Big Red
02-11-19, 06:50 PM
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Posted By wafflerskillme

This...

This lately..............https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/cloneagh_laois_4__e78c1ec13dc57734f8b01480d02f3957d9d95fe0.jpg

This for winter, something lighter when...
Forum: Touring
02-05-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By wafflerskillme

Kilkenny, Ireland.

I have to first off admit I've only cycled through Kilkenny in darkness a few times. These photo's were taken on a stop off when driving....
I'll eventually get there in daylight hours I hope....
Forum: Touring
01-28-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wafflerskillme

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Touring
01-28-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wafflerskillme

I'll keep my fingers crossed and you never know...

I'll keep my fingers crossed and you never know ..............
Forum: Touring
01-28-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wafflerskillme

Midlands is where we hide the good stuff...

Midlands is where we hide the good stuff ........:thumb:
Forum: Touring
01-28-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wafflerskillme

You're due a revisit............ :-)

You're due a revisit............ :-)
Forum: Touring
01-28-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wafflerskillme

Yep, there's a lot of narrow roads around. On the...

Yep, there's a lot of narrow roads around. On the plus side if you stick to certain routes and roads you might not meet a car all day long.......
01-22-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,829
Posted By wafflerskillme

Sorry to post again KraneXL but I thought I...

Sorry to post again KraneXL but I thought I should mention its rude to alter someone else's text and doubly rude to start with "stopped reading" and then continue with your own opinion.

Boards are...
01-22-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,829
Posted By wafflerskillme

I cannot be generic, it is impossible to cover...

I cannot be generic, it is impossible to cover each individuals requirements.... Some populations eat a varied and mixed diet, others don't.
Keto, Paleo, Atkins, Low carb, the Pear diet !

I've...
01-22-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,829
Posted By wafflerskillme

It's the single most important if it's...

It's the single most important if it's particularly bad........ Context is everything. My undivided attention is better served elsewhere...
01-21-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,829
Posted By wafflerskillme

Don't really pay much heed to diet..... Tons of...

Don't really pay much heed to diet..... Tons of carbs daily but complex carbs mainly (although a fair amount of chocolate and ice cream goes in too to be honest)..... It suits me best I think.
If I...
01-21-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24,673
Views: 2,333,269
Posted By wafflerskillme

Cycled to Ballyadams Castle and was fortunate...

Cycled to Ballyadams Castle and was fortunate enough the landowner let me in to get some snaps, chilly enough day.....Not sure if I'm uploading correctly.......
Forum: Touring
01-21-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wafflerskillme

Tour Ireland anyone ???

Just a quick link to a few snaps from area's close to me here, might tempt you to this side of the pond for a tour.
I'm in the midlands and we don't get as many visitors as other areas but there's a...
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By wafflerskillme

Cheers for that, I'm not great at figuring out...

Cheers for that, I'm not great at figuring out how to post links... Must be the ageing process �� Much appreciated.
12-02-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By wafflerskillme

I should have said its probably best for you to...

I should have said its probably best for you to set those bars as high as you can and as close to you to as possible to begin with..... then take it from there and lower them and/or move them further...
12-02-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By wafflerskillme

If your arms are straight then the bars are...

If your arms are straight then the bars are either (or both) too far away or too low.... (conversely the saddle may be too far away and not the bars depending on where you have the saddle...
12-02-18, 04:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By wafflerskillme

Gel saddles generally work well for people who...

Gel saddles generally work well for people who cycle irregularly and who cycle short distances... They can actually cause more discomfort when used regularly and over longer distances because they...
12-02-18, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By wafflerskillme

Gel saddles generally work well for people who...

Gel saddles generally work well for people who cycle irregularly and who cycle short distances... They can actually cause more discomfort when used regularly and over longer distances because they...
Replies: 47
Views: 2,947
Posted By wafflerskillme

I think anyone who gets a boost from caffeine...

I think anyone who gets a boost from caffeine gives it up for a while before their event to get maximum benefit but not sure it's much use anyway... For me coffee is a nice treat a.k.a a...
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By wafflerskillme

Pics of travels by bike Ireland

Audax Ireland run a great selection of calendar events and a have a great selection of permanent.... Here's a few pictures (nothing too professional) , perhaps I might whet your appetite for visiting...
07-06-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,137
Posted By wafflerskillme

Don't........ a friend retired a couple of years...

Don't........ a friend retired a couple of years ago. Had always planned x, y, and z........ Unfortunately he died less than 2 days after retirement.....
07-06-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,137
Posted By wafflerskillme

Thanks, I'm 10 minutes into it and going for a...

Thanks, I'm 10 minutes into it and going for a spin right now................................:)
07-06-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,709
Posted By wafflerskillme

I was lucky, it was a lovely day with little...

I was lucky, it was a lovely day with little wind..........................don't get that too often.:)
07-05-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,709
Posted By wafflerskillme

I'm 52 not 65 so can't speak authoritatively. ...

I'm 52 not 65 so can't speak authoritatively.

My longest ride this year is 400 Kms done just over 30 Kph average but for doing (building up) distance I generally ride shorter distances than...
07-05-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,137
Posted By wafflerskillme

Coincidentally at exactly 5 p.m. tomorrow I join...

Coincidentally at exactly 5 p.m. tomorrow I join you..... I try not to bother thinking ahead too much. Looking forward to the change actually........ Whatever will be will be....:)
07-05-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By wafflerskillme

If you're cycling you are undoubtedly getting...

If you're cycling you are undoubtedly getting younger I'm afraid.................... :)
07-05-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,976
Posted By wafflerskillme

Keep the wheels turning...

Keep the wheels turning buddy......................
07-05-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By wafflerskillme

Best of luck with the cycling Frank............:)

Best of luck with the cycling Frank............:)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,585
Posted By wafflerskillme

Beaten up Cube Peloton triple (Shimano Sora)......

Beaten up Cube Peloton triple (Shimano Sora)... Probably my most ridden bike, approx 50,000 Kms.

Giant TCR Carbon with Campy Zonda wheels ..... used for zipping around on sunny days and feeling...
10-31-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,962
Posted By wafflerskillme

I would hazard a guess that the amount of people...

I would hazard a guess that the amount of people who keel over from "over exertion" is minuscule in comparison to the amount of people who keel over from "under exertion" or "no exertion".

Each to...
10-31-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By wafflerskillme

I used to run marathons in about 3hr 15 mins...

I used to run marathons in about 3hr 15 mins (fastest 26 was about 3 hrs) and 10 miles in just under an hour.
I also used to smoke...
Eventually I had to give up smoking after getting three...
03-14-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,494
Posted By wafflerskillme

No matter how many watts I put out I can't seem...

No matter how many watts I put out I can't seem to get off the ground at all..................Must be something to do with my small wings.:)
03-14-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 331,459
Posted By wafflerskillme

I guess we didn't realise what fun everyone else...

I guess we didn't realise what fun everyone else was having on bikes....................Still better late than never.:)
Replies: 18
Views: 3,569
Posted By wafflerskillme

Sleep

Never slept on a 400 or a 600 however...........................................

On one 400 at night I kept swerving to avoid rabbits which didn't exist (must have got a bad nights sleep the day...
03-14-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24,673
Views: 2,333,269
Posted By wafflerskillme

Just realised 40k is 40k. It can't be any...

Just realised 40k is 40k. It can't be any shorter....................
03-14-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24,673
Views: 2,333,269
Posted By wafflerskillme

Short 40 Kms on lunch, a few small hillocks and...

Short 40 Kms on lunch, a few small hillocks and finally we got to see some lovely Sun......

Emerald Isle my a%*e............Drowning Wet Miserable Isle methinks :-)
03-14-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 331,459
Posted By wafflerskillme

Stick with it Jav.................:)

Stick with it Jav.................:)
03-14-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 331,459
Posted By wafflerskillme

You seem to be missing three zero's there but I...

You seem to be missing three zero's there but I won't take offense :-) ( I meant Kms for Kilometers). I sure do.
02-03-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24,673
Views: 2,333,269
Posted By wafflerskillme

Got in 53 K with a nice chap from work at...

Got in 53 K with a nice chap from work at lunch..... No rain thankfully. :-)
02-03-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,576
Posted By wafflerskillme

Enjoy yourself tomorrow............. :-)

Enjoy yourself tomorrow............. :-)
Forum: Introductions
02-03-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By wafflerskillme

Thanks for the welcome all..... much appreciated....

Thanks for the welcome all..... much appreciated. :-)
02-02-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 331,459
Posted By wafflerskillme

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride? Cube...

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Cube Peloton, Giant TCR, 80's Moser, Felt MTB, Verenti Technique



2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?...
Forum: Introductions
02-02-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By wafflerskillme

Hello from Ere

Hello from Ere.

I am cycling just over three years. Mostly road cycling and some mountain biking now and then.

I love Audax and backroads cycling. I don't like fixing bikes but I mostly do fix...
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