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08-21-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By justtrying

Lol, same here and while I was bemoaning the fact...

Lol, same here and while I was bemoaning the fact to my Dr. of well over 20 yrs, he unsympathetically stated well the exam takes 10 seconds at most and 1 day he says I did the quick math of how long...
08-21-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By justtrying

Thank you. Lol, I find it quite ironic you posted...

Thank you. Lol, I find it quite ironic you posted your reply on my 69th birthday
08-15-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,605
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Posted By justtrying

well I hope he was banned. I thought he passed...

well I hope he was banned. I thought he passed away
08-15-22, 02:35 PM
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Posted By justtrying

sorry to get back to you so late, I definitely...

sorry to get back to you so late, I definitely have enough greats and I gear down. The problem probably was combining long mileage (for me)and some hills on the same ride. Felt better by this past...
08-15-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By justtrying

Thanks to all went on a short ride w/ easy...

Thanks to all went on a short ride w/ easy spinning and kept the Hr low and felt better by the end of the weekend. Going for a longer ride tomorrow
08-12-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By justtrying

Thanks to all. I did read up ob DOMS,before my...

Thanks to all. I did read up ob DOMS,before my initial post. I was just concerned that around 12 days later that I was still achy. Going to walk 9
holes of golf today and tomorrow I will take 30-45...
08-11-22, 07:29 PM
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Posted By justtrying

Posted this in the 50plus page but I meant to...

Posted this in the 50plus page but I meant to post it here. I am a recreational cyclist soon to be 69. I ride 3-4 days a week anywhere from 15-20 miles at a time. Well July was a good month my time...
08-11-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By justtrying

Achy hips & thighs

Wondering if anyone has experienced this. I am a soon to be 69 yr old recreational cyclist. I ride 3-4 times a week 15-20 miles a ride. Well July was a good month my cycling time and miles went up...
07-27-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,391
Posted By justtrying

Glad you had a beautiful day with your...

Glad you had a beautiful day with your granddaughter. As good of a time she had, I bet it was a better time for you
07-26-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,391
Posted By justtrying

I need to replace my tires on my Trek Domane, the...

I need to replace my tires on my Trek Domane, the first set that came with the bike was good for about 2200 miles. I am looking for a moderate($35-$45)priced puncture resistant tire. All my riding is...
Forum: Northeast
06-27-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Went to Cedar Creek this morning (7:15) first...

Went to Cedar Creek this morning (7:15) first time I been there on a weekend. I was quite surprised seeing how full the first 3 parking lots were, mostly all cyclists. My question is the apparent...
Forum: Northeast
06-20-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Kaos Joe glad to see your back on the bike. I...

Kaos Joe glad to see your back on the bike. I rode Captree extension last week it was a nice ride with little wind,before I went away to NC to visit family. ( no masks being worn, felt great). Was...
Forum: Northeast
04-17-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

I was just checking this forum because I was...

I was just checking this forum because I was wondering the same thing
Forum: Northeast
04-06-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Sorry to read about you injury. Hope you feel...

Sorry to read about you injury. Hope you feel better soon
01-08-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,140
Posted By justtrying

I am always prepared to make a full stop at stop...

I am always prepared to make a full stop at stop signs. If I get to an intersection, by that I mean ones on side roads no multi lane ones, I will go through it if no cars are present. Quite often if...
01-01-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,310
Posted By justtrying

Hind sight is 20/20. We saw most of the incident....

Hind sight is 20/20. We saw most of the incident. When the gang was in the process of demolishing the windshield,I would say any reasonable person could be afraid for their life & more importantly...
12-31-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,310
Posted By justtrying

That is a somewhat different scenario. They...

That is a somewhat different scenario. They slapped the car, they did not jump on he car or attempt to throw a bike through
the windshield. In the end it is how a DA or a jury perceives your...
12-31-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,310
Posted By justtrying

I don’t know the legal implications if you do...

I don’t know the legal implications if you do drive away and strike the assailants I would imagine if an investigation rightly proved you were in fear of serious injury or losing your life you would...
12-31-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,310
Posted By justtrying

They are not cyclists they are punks on bikes...

They are not cyclists they are punks on bikes whose “ courage” only is apparent when they are with their peers. 1 15 yr old has been arrested. The driver had his 70 yr old mother in the car. When the...
Forum: Northeast
11-21-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,404
Posted By justtrying

Hate the shorter days. Up until the time change I...

Hate the shorter days. Up until the time change I could get an 60-90 minute ride in before dinner. No more
Forum: Northeast
10-30-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Being that according to news reports over half...

Being that according to news reports over half the voters who voted in 2016 have already voted, I am hoping and expecting short lines on Tuesday morning
Forum: Northeast
10-02-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

I guess I was trying to be optimistic when I said...

I guess I was trying to be optimistic when I said I heard of no issues, really meaning thankfully I haven’t seen or heard of any issues in the papers or on the news. The relatively uniqueness of the...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

I wasn’t criticizing you or doubting your...

I wasn’t criticizing you or doubting your opinion, I simply reported what the representative of the NYS Dept. of Trans. stated to me and what the project progress report stated. Either way the finish...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

👍Glad to do it. I was pleasantly surprised when I...

👍Glad to do it. I was pleasantly surprised when I got a call back this morning
Forum: Northeast
10-01-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

I made a few calls to the NYS Dept of...

I made a few calls to the NYS Dept of Transportation Wednesday. I got a call back today,one of the holdups is awaiting for railings to be put in, due to Covid, progress has been slowed down in that...
Forum: Northeast
09-29-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

NYS & TOBAY. Hire this man as a consultant for...

NYS & TOBAY. Hire this man as a consultant for the aforementioned path. He has common sense
Forum: Northeast
09-28-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

Thank you, I thought that was still the problem,...

Thank you, I thought that was still the problem, I was hoping to hear that these problems were well on their way to being corrected. You would think that a traffic study would have seen the...
Forum: Northeast
09-27-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,612
Posted By justtrying

Went to JB today and as I started heading to...

Went to JB today and as I started heading to Tobay I saw a sign that said Tobay 3.6 miles and Captree 13.6 miles. At first I was hoping they finally opened it up, no such luck. I remember reading...
08-10-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,624
Posted By justtrying

I agree with you wholeheartedly, particularly...

I agree with you wholeheartedly, particularly about the stop signs. To get to my house there are 11 stop signs in a little over 3/4s of a mile.
08-10-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,624
Posted By justtrying

Depends on the situation. I am always prepared to...

Depends on the situation. I am always prepared to stop. If I am riding in a busy area I will stop, On quiet low travelled back roads I will make eye contact w/ a driver then act accordingly. If he...
Forum: Northeast
07-15-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

That wind from the west was strong. I went to...

That wind from the west was strong. I went to Rockaway to visit my niece who was visiting friends for the weekend at B96 st. I ride to B126 and was going to go to Riss , instead zI turned around and...
Forum: Northeast
07-03-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Went to JB before 8 then to Tobay; Cedar Creek...

Went to JB before 8 then to Tobay; Cedar Creek then did it again before it was time to go to Brands. They were busy but well organized out in 15 minutes. Told me they would have the bike for a week.
Forum: Northeast
05-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Thanks Steve,by any chance were riding through...

Thanks Steve,by any chance were riding through Hewlett Harbor early Tues morning hope though the mist? It was a quiet ride
Forum: Northeast
05-28-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Thank you for the generous offer Glenn.For the...

Thank you for the generous offer Glenn.For the most part the bike is fine. My bike computer is not working and that was my main concern. Unfortunately unlike you or my Dad I was born with 10 thumbs....
Forum: Northeast
05-27-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Brands

Had anyone gave any success with getting a live person on the phone at Brands. I just want to inquire if they would honor my warranty for a tuneup? It expired in late April and with essential...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Long Beach Boardwalk

I am aware LB beaches are only open to residents. Can non residents cycle the boardwalk providing your off it by 10am?
Forum: Northeast
05-09-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

The loop around Hewlett Harbor by the Seawane ...

The loop around Hewlett Harbor by the Seawane Golf Course Is exactly the way you describe it,particularly on the weekends crowd wise. I rode along the Massapequa Bethpage bike path Friday morning,...
Forum: Northeast
04-26-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Yesterday was truly a beautiful day to be out and...

Yesterday was truly a beautiful day to be out and about. I went through Hewlett Harbor,there must have been at least a 100 people out walking or cycling with their families. Putting cones out...
Forum: Northeast
04-19-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

I enjoy cycling through that area. I live in the...

I enjoy cycling through that area. I live in the adjoining town and shortly after the stay at home order started the village of Hewlett Harbor put cones in the middle of the rode with signs warning...
Forum: Northeast
04-19-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Truer words were never spoken. Parked at JB went...

Truer words were never spoken. Parked at JB went west on the boardwalk then to Cedar Creek. Going to TOBAY,I kept thinking as I was enjoying the tailwind that going back to JB was not going to be...
Forum: Northeast
03-27-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

😵 you got me, first read your post ,thought...

😵 you got me, first
read your post ,thought dammit,then scrolled down to the picture
Forum: Northeast
03-26-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

Cyclist on Ocean Parkaway

I was driving west on Ocean Parkway this morning by Gilgo Beach where they are in the process of extending the pathway. What do I see on a practically non existent shoulder going E/B, a solo cyclist!...
Forum: Northeast
03-25-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 273,493
Posted By justtrying

I haven’t posted in a long time, haven’t rode...

I haven’t posted in a long time, haven’t rode much this yr for a myriad of reasons, though I have been reading the posts. Kaos Joe, thank you for your efforts during this medical crisis. May you stay...
10-02-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By justtrying

Lol, I will go with the Jedi,while I could stand...

Lol, I will go with the Jedi,while I could stand to lose a few lbs I been riding at this weight for the last few years.
10-01-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By justtrying

Flat tire

While getting a flat isn’t unusual this one seemed odd. I was talking to my neighbor after my ride, while sitting on my bike we hear a pop and air leaving the front tire. When I get home I pull the...
Forum: Northeast
09-02-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,932
Posted By justtrying

I see how the E- assist enables a slower rider to...

I see how the E- assist enables a slower rider to be able to ride with faster friends. If the slower person has no other health issues, he should abstain from getting “artificial speed” from a...
Forum: Northeast
09-01-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,932
Posted By justtrying

E bikes don’t belong on any MUT period. Saw one...

E bikes don’t belong on any MUT period. Saw one on the Bethpage Bike Path. It has an engine it doesn’t belong there. I can see individuals who for whatever reason can’t cycle like they use to using...
Forum: Northeast
08-29-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,932
Posted By justtrying

It’s my understanding that the cops assigned to...

It’s my understanding that the cops assigned to the Rockaway Boardwalk for the summer don’t start their workday till around 10am. Also they mostly in the more crowded “uptown” section
Forum: Northeast
08-19-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,175
Posted By justtrying

There are no “cheap” tickets in NYC or LI any...

There are no “cheap” tickets in NYC or LI any more. Surcharges etc are ridiculous. Almost as ridiculous as asking a cop to put your ear bud into her ear. The cop did you a favor by accepting your...
07-13-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,686
Posted By justtrying

Wow,Olivia DeHavilland on a cycling site. Who...

Wow,Olivia DeHavilland on a cycling site. Who would have thunk it. I thought she as one of the most beautiful actresses I ever saw. Loved her as Maid Marion.
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