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06-15-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,163
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Posted By bargeon

Figure 8 ?

Figure 8 ?
05-31-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,707
Posted By bargeon

Counting the time it takes for my wife to come...

Counting the time it takes for my wife to come and pick me up? Could be a half hour or more :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 270,411
Posted By bargeon

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One of those places in Central NY only the locals know. And...
05-24-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By bargeon

If you need to cut time in the morning you can...

If you need to cut time in the morning you can bring the steel cut to a boil for 1 minute (no longer) and leave set overnight. Just warm it up in the morning.

Then again, for those of us no longer...
05-18-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By bargeon

You're not alone. I seldom do better on average...

You're not alone. I seldom do better on average over the course of a ride. Factor in hills and it and I'm down around 10. On flats I'm burning up pavement at 12 or 13.
05-16-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,363
Posted By bargeon

Try dead lifts with a hex bar. A bit better for...

Try dead lifts with a hex bar. A bit better for the back

...
05-15-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 382,544
Posted By bargeon

From the surroundings it looks like you had to...

From the surroundings it looks like you had to haul that rock in for the shot.
05-10-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,274
Posted By bargeon

When I turned 50 I was just getting used to being...

When I turned 50 I was just getting used to being 40. Now I'm pushing 70 and I'm still not used to 50.
05-09-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24,319
Views: 2,261,262
Posted By bargeon

Biking and birding. Really slows me dow,.3 hrs to...

Biking and birding. Really slows me dow,.3 hrs to do 19.75 mi.
05-06-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24,319
Views: 2,261,262
Posted By bargeon

Got 27.5 miles in on the one day this week it...

Got 27.5 miles in on the one day this week it won't rain.
05-03-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,468
Posted By bargeon

"You're making the wrong mistakes." Thelonious...

"You're making the wrong mistakes." Thelonious Monk
05-02-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,847
Posted By bargeon

I plan to live for ever. So far, so good.

I plan to live for ever. So far, so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 25,117
Posted By bargeon

6 pages on a dead horse. Don't stop now.

6 pages on a dead horse. Don't stop now.
04-25-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,468
Posted By bargeon

This is great. I first heard it here yrs ago and...

This is great. I first heard it here yrs ago and spring it, sometimes modified, on non-cycling friends.
04-25-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,720
Posted By bargeon

This should probably be a separate topic, but how...

This should probably be a separate topic, but how does that guy keep his shoe laces from getting snagged in the crank?
I wear Salomon trail runners that don't have ties, others I've seen use a strip...
04-20-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,559
Posted By bargeon

I know lots of rich people and none of them like...

I know lots of rich people and none of them like endurance sports.
04-13-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24,319
Views: 2,261,262
Posted By bargeon

20 miles on the first real ride of the year, and...

20 miles on the first real ride of the year, and plenty of hills.
04-13-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,989
Posted By bargeon

I prefer them for longer rides for the comfort....

I prefer them for longer rides for the comfort. But never really got over feeling silly in them. In the little town I grew up in, if you wore a cut off leotard with a padded butt in public you'd be...
04-12-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,931
Posted By bargeon

Take out "bike" and substitute "bass guitar" and...

Take out "bike" and substitute "bass guitar" and you describe my identical dilemma as I retired. And for about the same cost. Fretted for months over it (ironically, because it's a fretless bass)...
04-06-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,381
Posted By bargeon

congratulations John. All the people warning you...

congratulations John. All the people warning you about boredom don't know what they're talking about. Time and again you'll hear retirees say they can't find enough time.

it will feel like a...
04-06-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,381
Posted By bargeon

I wouldn't take "nothing" so literally! I doubt...

I wouldn't take "nothing" so literally! I doubt anyone means sitting in a chair all day, especially this crowd.
like when you Mom asked "What did you do?" when you were a kid and you answered...
03-30-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,785
Posted By bargeon

Boomer. The pre-"like" generation.

Boomer. The pre-"like" generation.
02-26-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,579
Posted By bargeon

Exercise jones.

Exercise jones.
02-26-19, 07:39 AM
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Posted By bargeon

Get her a 3-wheel stroller. It'll be her first...

Get her a 3-wheel stroller. It'll be her first recumbent :)

Congrats!
02-24-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,186
Posted By bargeon

Absolutely. You could be as right as I am, or I...

Absolutely.
You could be as right as I am, or I could be as wrong as you are.😎
02-22-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,884
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Views: 362,745
Posted By bargeon

How do you like your cat ears?

How do you like your cat ears?
02-11-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 441,600
Posted By bargeon

it's been said before: 60 may be the new 40 but...

it's been said before: 60 may be the new 40 but 10:00 is the new midnight.
02-08-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,003
Posted By bargeon

Well, I know I forgot something, I just can't...

Well, I know I forgot something, I just can't remember what it was.
01-31-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By bargeon

The hardest part of aging is coming to terms with...

The hardest part of aging is coming to terms with the fact that you can't do some of the things you used to.
12-21-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By bargeon

30 year old heart. 68 year old back (hips, knees).

30 year old heart. 68 year old back (hips, knees).
12-20-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,508
Posted By bargeon

What does your doctor say about your riding? ​​​

What does your doctor say about your riding?
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12-14-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By bargeon

I've been accused of breaking stones. Never...

I've been accused of breaking stones. Never thought of it as exercise, though the other people seemed to get exercised :D
12-10-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,323
Posted By bargeon

I notice people frequently watch cooking shows on...

I notice people frequently watch cooking shows on the TV at the gym. ​​​I wonder if people watch exercise videos while they cook.
12-05-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,226
Posted By bargeon

Funny, in my years of riding it never occurred to...

Funny, in my years of riding it never occurred to me to mount a bike that way, seems cumbersome. Always swung up over the back
wheel. Maybe we need a poll on the subject.
12-01-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,346
Posted By bargeon

Let's see 'em. Nice to see so many bottom feeders...

Let's see 'em. Nice to see so many bottom feeders on bikes.

fretless here, no speed bumps ☺

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11-16-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,863
Posted By bargeon

Look on the bright side, we could see some great...

Look on the bright side, we could see some great blow-out sales in time for the Holidays.
10-31-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,439
Posted By bargeon

They hate you because you're in the way. Never...

They hate you because you're in the way. Never mind if you're in a bike lane or on the side of a wide road, you're one more Bozo in the way. And if you're not in the way, well the last Bozo was and...
Forum: Foo
10-27-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,292
Posted By bargeon

As Winston Churchill quipped: Americans can be...

As Winston Churchill quipped: Americans can be counted on to do the right thing. After they've tried everything else.
10-20-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 382,544
Posted By bargeon

Pretty nice! You could try submitting that to one...

Pretty nice! You could try submitting that to one of the rail fan sites.
10-18-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By bargeon

I know what you mean. That baby will definitely...

I know what you mean. That baby will definitely put a smile on your face. I have a roadie for "serious" rides, but if I just want to have fun, I grab the hybrid.
Forum: Foo
09-22-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,251
Posted By bargeon

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The munchies aren't what they used to be.
09-13-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,549
Posted By bargeon

Yeah. My take on this is that at some point you...

Yeah. My take on this is that at some point you don't own stuff, it owns you. When that happens it's time to trim the fat. Life gets easier.

Like the two Gerrys above, I donít have to justify, but...
08-24-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24,319
Views: 2,261,262
Posted By bargeon

45 mi. A personal mountain with no hills :) I...

45 mi. A personal mountain with no hills :) I don't often get into the 40s. I'm slow and it takes too long.
08-18-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By bargeon

The handle bars may not mean much on the climb,...

The handle bars may not mean much on the climb, but they will impact the descent. With that wind resistance on the way down I have to pedal my flat bar to keep up with the guys coasting in their...
08-04-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,455
Posted By bargeon

I'm surprised at how surprised some cyclists are...

I'm surprised at how surprised some cyclists are that people are surprised when we announce our presence behind them. Whatever they're doing or thinking, they may not be expecting us. so of course...
07-27-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,077
Posted By bargeon

I get more of an endorphin charge from cycling...

I get more of an endorphin charge from cycling than I ever got from running.
07-20-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,209
Posted By bargeon

I use an Oi bell ...

I use an Oi bell
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it's compact and easy to hit with my...
Forum: Introductions
07-14-18, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By bargeon

Welcome Anthi. check through the recent...

Welcome Anthi.
check through the recent introductions, some one from Greece joined a few weeks ago.
07-01-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By bargeon

^^^ yeah, this pretty much covers it. I use dish...

^^^ yeah, this pretty much covers it. I use dish washing soap.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By bargeon

sophos andros, welcome! Post some pictires of...

sophos andros, welcome! Post some pictires of where you ride. We would love to see the country.
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