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Posted By zjrog

I'm hoping you are correct. Riding with my AFO...

I'm hoping you are correct. Riding with my AFO and spiked pedals wasn't horrible. Patience though, is not my strongest trait.
03-29-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

Two week checkup last week went well. Xrays show...

Two week checkup last week went well. Xrays show everything where they put things. Stitches out, new cast put on. Follow up end of April....
Replies: 14
Views: 4,447
Posted By zjrog

I had Tibial Talus ankle fusion and midfoot...

I had Tibial Talus ankle fusion and midfoot metatarsal fusion 3 weeks ago. No more pain. Been off meds for 2 weeks. All looked good last week at my 2 week checkup......
03-09-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,401
Posted By zjrog

Sorry for the late reply, I've been preoccupied...

Sorry for the late reply, I've been preoccupied lately and not thinking about bikes... I know, I should be ashamed, but I'm having ankle fusion surgery tomorrow...

I did try 28s, and felt the rear...
03-07-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

Life never goes as planned. 5 Oct 2021, my wife,...

Life never goes as planned. 5 Oct 2021, my wife, and broke her knee, non-displaced tibial plataue fracture. She finally felt in better shape at the end of January, went to see the ankle surgeon...
12-27-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,092
Posted By zjrog

My apologies for a late reply. Three years...

My apologies for a late reply.

Three years ago, after the cardiologist scare, a sleep study proving I needed CPAP and a few other health scares, I sought bariatric surgery. At the time, exercise...
12-27-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,705
Posted By zjrog

Vitamin P! Love it. But admit, it is the toughest...

Vitamin P! Love it. But admit, it is the toughest pill to swallow!!!
10-01-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,092
Posted By zjrog

Cardiologist discharged me!

Cardiologist discharged me today. After she scared the devil out of me 3 years ago... And, cleared me for whatever heart rate in exercise I can tolerate... I'm 58, and 140 pounds lighter than 3 years...
09-28-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By zjrog

I found my 89 Trek 950 10 or so years ago, needed...

I found my 89 Trek 950 10 or so years ago, needed new shifters, but otherwise was ridable once cleaned up. I think I spent $50 then, and found it sturdy enough for my then, 300+ lbs. A few years ago,...
09-23-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

I'm 58, had my left knee replaced 11 years ago,...

I'm 58, had my left knee replaced 11 years ago, and my right last October. My Orthopedic took great pains to make things quite equal. My ankle guy is a different surgeon, and has every intention of...
09-22-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

OW!!! I climbed Devil's Tower nearly 40 years...

OW!!! I climbed Devil's Tower nearly 40 years ago. I slipped a few times, but never fell. While we didn't discuss a brace in the consult, I will next visit.

Long rides, Other than circumnavigating...
09-13-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By zjrog

Same here, included a helicopter ride and then...

Same here, included a helicopter ride and then spinal surgery the next day. All of which, I do not remember...
08-19-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

Awesome to hear you passed that final xray!! ...

Awesome to hear you passed that final xray!!

I won't be able to wear the AFO brace later on as it matches the deformity of my ankle currently. I hope I don't require any brace for long if at all....
08-17-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

I'm in a better health position than I was 3...

I'm in a better health position than I was 3 years ago. Weigh less, in better heart health. I admit to taking things a little on the reckless side as I know the AFO brace won't let me get hurt too...
08-17-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

Had my consult yesterday. Went about as expected....

Had my consult yesterday. Went about as expected. He does replacements, but I am not a good candidate. BUT, not why I thought. I have damaged the bottom of the tibia and that would make the implant...
08-03-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,020
Posted By zjrog

At 48, I crashed really bad, breaking my back....

At 48, I crashed really bad, breaking my back. Surgery installed some titanium rods and screws to keep me in one piece and upright. I never had any fear of anything really, till 9 months before my...
08-03-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By zjrog

On my few MTB rides this summer, I've seen lots...

On my few MTB rides this summer, I've seen lots of slither tracks in soft dirt. But haven't seen a snake yet. If I could get just the one second sound clip from my cheapo action camera, I HEARD a...
07-29-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-28-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By zjrog

I'm at 240ish myself and have no issues with 28...

I'm at 240ish myself and have no issues with 28 and 32 spoke wheels. I was leery of my front 28 spoke radially laced wheel for the first couple hundred miles. But seems to be holding true just fine....
07-28-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By zjrog

Left knee replacement at 47, Nov 2010. Got me...

Left knee replacement at 47, Nov 2010. Got me back on bikes.

Right replaced last October. ...
07-28-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 767,038
Posted By zjrog

WOW!!! Congrats! (Apologies if I've offended...)

WOW!!! Congrats! (Apologies if I've offended...)
07-28-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,149
Posted By zjrog

At 58, I'm stuck the middle 3. Actually asked a...

At 58, I'm stuck the middle 3. Actually asked a lady that called me "hun", if she was old enough to do so. At least I got a hug for my query. And I'm old enough that that was sufficient to to boost...
07-27-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14,961
Views: 3,649,683
Posted By zjrog

I'm guessing this isn't a Puch or Austro-Daimler...

I'm guessing this isn't a Puch or Austro-Daimler built bike (from the crimped rear dropouts). Bummer, but all the same, this is identical to the bike of my youth. I can't quite nail down the year I...
07-25-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14,961
Views: 3,649,683
Posted By zjrog

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07-25-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

BobG I've allowed my weight to crepp up these...

BobG I've allowed my weight to crepp up these past couple months. Only 10 pounds. But I'm envisioning that losing more weight will hopefully make recovery easier. I had gastric sleeve surgery almost...
07-25-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-24-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

I'll take all the positive news and experiences I...

I'll take all the positive news and experiences I can get!
07-23-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-22-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-22-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,994
Posted By zjrog

In case anyone was on pins and needles to see how...

In case anyone was on pins and needles to see how this tale progressed... An update.

I hate the AFO brace, but it does what it is meant to and I tolerate it. I can not walk well without it.
...
07-21-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-18-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-17-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-17-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-15-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,322
Posted By zjrog

No worries over semantics. That is why I call it...

No worries over semantics. That is why I call it "HALF smart Trainer". As it provides power output data, but doesn't control resistance.
07-15-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-15-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,322
Posted By zjrog

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2 years ago I picked up an older used Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer for $90....
07-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,133
Posted By zjrog

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My current setup doesn't really let me enjoy music, and anything I play...
07-15-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By zjrog

My community has been exploding in growth, too...

My community has been exploding in growth, too many high density housing projects, and no added infrastructure. The state added painted bike lanes and SHARE lanes on 2 streets and the local community...
07-12-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By zjrog

Let's see your Clyde Pain Caves

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07-12-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

I've been trying to watch my HR through the...

I've been trying to watch my HR through the nights with my Fitbit, but it never really shows anything beyond my average resting rate. I tried using my Wahoo TickrX with a Heart Rate Variability app...
07-11-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-09-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-09-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 75,149
Posted By zjrog

Digging that purple powder coating. Very nice...

Digging that purple powder coating. Very nice looking bike! I've been on the fence about powder or paint for my 86 KHS Fiero, updated with 5600. Neither done properly is inexpensive. But the old bike...
07-08-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift
July 8 11.3...
07-06-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift
July 6 18.12 Zwift

Total...
07-05-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,691
Posted By zjrog

This topic is interesting me, as I recently...

This topic is interesting me, as I recently cracked the screen on my Fitbit Charge 2, and need a replacement. I found long ago the HR reading when exercising was off by a bit. More as I got sweatier....
07-04-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

Goal 250
July 1 18.09 Zwift
July 3 13.43 outdoors
July 4 20.14 Zwift

Total 51.66 miles
07-03-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,107
Posted By zjrog

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise...

Signed up for a 250 mile July challenge to raise awareness and help #Stop Soldier Suicides.

2 rides in and so far 31.5 miles. 18 indoors on Zwift, Today's on my MTB watching the start of the local...
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