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07-20-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 242
Posted By OldTryGuy

I'm retired so I have ALL THE TIME I WANT to ride...

I'm retired so I have ALL THE TIME I WANT to ride and wife lets me go out. That being stated, I TRY for 3 times/wk. Haven't ridden yet this week but plan on getting out shortly as long as the roads...
07-20-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By OldTryGuy

Parts easily purchased over the counter (CHEAPO)...

Parts easily purchased over the counter (CHEAPO) consisting of a steel triple front on a one piece Ashtabula forged crank with rear wheel built-up on a Sturmey Archer 5 Speed hub then clipped on 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,350
Posted By OldTryGuy

Even if it were Froome??????????????? :foo: ...

Even if it were Froome??????????????? :foo:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OnpkDWbeJs

:D
07-19-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By OldTryGuy

First told arthritis in early 80's, hand issues...

First told arthritis in early 80's, hand issues from bicycle wrenching, wheel building and truing, tubes/tires etc. then knees. Prescribed pills, tried a couple, BAD reactions, stopped so took OTC...
07-19-18, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By OldTryGuy

68 years of bowed legs plus arthritis = right...

68 years of bowed legs plus arthritis = right knee bone on bone medial condyle on tibia plateau with left knee not far behind. Earlier this year my Orthopedic Surgeon mentioned to resolve issue would...
07-18-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By OldTryGuy

AWESOME !!! Could do that and n+1.

AWESOME !!!



Could do that and n+1.
07-17-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 796
Posted By OldTryGuy

Thanks, but intervals in my mind requires SPEED...

Thanks, but intervals in my mind requires SPEED AS A COMPONENT of the effort and 15mph to 17mph is not fast or aggressive by any stretch of my imagination.
07-17-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By OldTryGuy

Thanks for clarification must have...

Thanks for clarification must have miss-understood ortho when mentioning that the numbness and tingling could be related to winged scapula caused by C5,6,7 compression LTN injury and fractured...
07-17-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By OldTryGuy

Sounds like LTN(LONG THORACIC NERVE) injury. My...

Sounds like LTN(LONG THORACIC NERVE) injury. My 2011 bike crash fractured C6 and right clavicle PLUS compression of C5-C6-C7 resulting in the LTN injury that causes symptoms matching yours EXACTLY.
07-17-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 512
Posted By OldTryGuy

I decided on Walmart's Great Value Whole Wheat...

I decided on Walmart's Great Value Whole Wheat Tortillas after trying others and unlike white bread and other breads it does take a bit longer to chew due to its density but for myself that is a...
07-17-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 798
Posted By OldTryGuy

I can't address jogging or running calories...

I can't address jogging or running calories burned because bone on bone knees from 68 years with bowed legs only allow walking. My speed walking at a 10mpm pace does indeed create a heart rate...
07-17-18, 03:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 512
Posted By OldTryGuy

I have a 23 hour 58 minute combo Memorial Ride...

I have a 23 hour 58 minute combo Memorial Ride and Birthday Retry Ride next Thursday, weather permitting. My pbj sandwiches are on 8" tortillas. Spread pb out, strawberry preserves, M&M's, thinly...
07-16-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By OldTryGuy

from search ----- ...

from search -----

https://www.bikeforums.net/pills-ills/1114925-riding-after-knee-replacement.html
07-16-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 796
Posted By OldTryGuy

Don't forget the highest gear while standing for...

Don't forget the highest gear while standing for extended distances. Last Tuesday was 169 miles with 190' of gain here in SW FL. To prepare for Six Gap Century's 103 miles with 11,000' climbing I...
07-15-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,088
Posted By OldTryGuy

Dog gone it, this whole thread gives me reason to...

Dog gone it, this whole thread gives me reason to paws and rethink my no spray policy.
07-15-18, 12:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,000
Posted By OldTryGuy

Dairy fat is safe, and may help guard against...

Dairy fat is safe, and may help guard against strokes.PSA from a 68yo surviving aggressive prostate cancer patient--- medical research is indicating that dairy, meat, eggs, sugars, foods high in...
07-14-18, 11:41 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 24,426
Posted By OldTryGuy

Rowan's looking good. Temp. a bit nippy. ...

Rowan's looking good. Temp. a bit nippy.

Just looked at thermometer and at 1:40AM it is 80F and 70% humidity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 11:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 431
Posted By OldTryGuy

Mid 90'sF temps puts stress on the body that...

Mid 90'sF temps puts stress on the body that easily shortens rides. Keep at it and well done. :thumb: :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,635
Posted By OldTryGuy

When I do my midnight departure no touch 100...

When I do my midnight departure no touch 100 milers, they do indeed yield actual comparable averages since the route is repeated. I did that often when preparing for my first and second Ironman...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 431
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
07-14-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By OldTryGuy

18 years ago this past Tuesday I woke up, went...

18 years ago this past Tuesday I woke up, went into the bathroom, looked in the mirror and said to that half century old guy looking back, You have most likely lived longer than you have left to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,635
Posted By OldTryGuy

Like some riders, I do not have a minimum speed...

Like some riders, I do not have a minimum speed set to shut off my 920XT Garmin. When I come to a red traffic light and continue to ride closed circular loops instead of stopping while waiting for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,635
Posted By OldTryGuy

Moving Average while wheels are rotating and...

Moving Average while wheels are rotating and Overall Average from start to finish...... simple as that.

Did a 169 mile 68th Birthday Ride on Tuesday in 2 solo segments 13 days after prostate...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 431
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nice to read that positive progress continues....

Nice to read that positive progress continues. When my wife and I had our bike shop we always asked customers if they could get a doctor's prescription for a therapeutic bike(inexpensive step thru...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By OldTryGuy

Full zip = so easy to get on/off even when wet...

Full zip = so easy to get on/off even when wet from sweat

3/4 zip = damn thing to get on/off when dry or wet

NO ZIP = NO WAY since I'm not a contortionist

Not getting paid to look...
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