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09-29-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,379
Posted By jim p

Do some forward folds as in yoga and hang in the...

Do some forward folds as in yoga and hang in the pose for 5 to 10 minutes several times a day. Relax in the folds and let the hamstrings slowly stretch. It takes time to increase flexibility. ...
09-29-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By jim p

NO. You have to bicycle.

NO. You have to bicycle.
09-27-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,404
Posted By jim p

If you don't let her pick it out the surprise is...

If you don't let her pick it out the surprise is going to be on you.
09-27-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By jim p

A body without scars lead a boring life.

A body without scars lead a boring life.
09-25-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,895
Posted By jim p

Most people don't even need a bicycle, they could...

Most people don't even need a bicycle, they could walk where they want to go.

If you want a different and better bike its your money. You get to decide if having the money brings you more joy...
09-22-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By jim p

It is always best to replace tires one ride...

It is always best to replace tires one ride before they blow.
09-22-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By jim p

The old scott broke down. What is wrong with it?...

The old scott broke down. What is wrong with it? Flat tire, broken frame, wheels shot, or just everything.

Since you say that you don't know much about bikes, A few parts might have your old...
09-22-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By jim p

Sheldon Brown had a rock that was shaped like a...

Sheldon Brown had a rock that was shaped like a saddle. It had rails glued on it. He seemed to like it.
09-19-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,955
Posted By jim p

I think the world record is 6 hours and 40 odd...

I think the world record is 6 hours and 40 odd minutes. I do a couple of minutes in yoga.
09-18-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,470
Posted By jim p

Take a BP machine with you and check your BP if...

Take a BP machine with you and check your BP if you start feeling weak. That should tell part of the story. Also when you start to dehydrate your BP will likely drop some.

Just remember when the...
09-18-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 60,547
Posted By jim p

I am very sorry that you and Rowan have had to...

I am very sorry that you and Rowan have had to endure this tragedy. I am extremely pleased to hear that Rowan is doing so well. My prayers are that he will make a 100% recovery and you and he will...
09-17-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,143
Posted By jim p

I am a weak rider. What I like about clipless...

I am a weak rider. What I like about clipless pedals is:

When my quads get tired, I can use my hamstrings and pull up on the pedals while I rest my quads.

Cooling When the feet get hot, I can...
09-17-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By jim p

Beer for carb loading

I just saw a YouTube video about a town in northern Mexico where almost everyone in the town could run 100 miles.

The research showed that the runners were running bare footed and that they were...
03-18-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By jim p

Thanks for the replies. My idea of a trainer...

Thanks for the replies. My idea of a trainer tire was one that was thick and a little heavy so that it would last well and give a better workout because it would be a little heavy. So when I saw a...
03-17-14, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By jim p

continental ultra race tire

I bought one of these tires to use for a trainer tire because it was billed as a trainer/race tire. The tire is very thin and I am wondering if anyone is using this tire and how is it working for...
10-19-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,483
Posted By jim p

There was a lady from Canada that would ride at...

There was a lady from Canada that would ride at very cold temperatures. Maybe as low as -40 F. Seems like she went by macha but I am not sure.

Here is a sticky on winter riding that you might...
10-06-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By jim p

Bike fit for me seems to be when all contact...

Bike fit for me seems to be when all contact points with the bike are complaining equally. I don't think that I will ever be comfortable on a bike for a long period of time.
09-27-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By jim p

I think that your kid is giving you the look. ...

I think that your kid is giving you the look. Like he is ready to leave some one in the dust.

I don't think that clipless is for X game riders but until I start X game competition I think that I...
09-24-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By jim p

One other thought that I have had is that if I am...

One other thought that I have had is that if I am pedaling and if I want to be the most efficient that I can be then I need to be as aero as possible. At some point efficiency has to be sacrificed...
09-24-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By jim p

I have often wondered what was so great about...

I have often wondered what was so great about riding in the drops. Like someone said you can be on the hoods and bend your elbows and get into almost the same position as being in the drops.

I...
09-23-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By jim p

I don't know how to learn to ride in the drops. ...

I don't know how to learn to ride in the drops. If you put the bars so high that the drops become your current top position maybe that would work. I do yoga and can do a forward fold with the palms...
09-13-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

I am not going to spend much on a computer...

I am not going to spend much on a computer because my old boat anchor does pretty much everything that I need except for playing the HD videos.

I will just keep recording and one day when the...
09-13-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By jim p

If you are going to be building 700 wheels, then...

If you are going to be building 700 wheels, then I think that is a good idea because my experience with the steel rims was not enough breaking power. Also if you get another bike later then you will...
09-13-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,810
Posted By jim p

I know that God is in control of everything but I...

I know that God is in control of everything but I also know that cycling has changed my life for the better. Cycling just seems to be the best type of exercise for me that there could ever be. I...
09-13-13, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

Problem identified. My BIL's computer plays the...

Problem identified. My BIL's computer plays the files perfectly. My old computer just does not have the capability to play the files.

So the next question is what would be the minimum or...
09-12-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,282
Posted By jim p

I am a light weight 155 lbs and standing wears me...

I am a light weight 155 lbs and standing wears me out. Sitting is the way to go unless you just need a few pedals to get over a hill. I stand and pedal slow for 50 pedals and it is time to sit and...
09-12-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By jim p

I had a first yesterday. A driver approaching...

I had a first yesterday. A driver approaching from the rear used his turn signal to indicate that he was changing lanes to pass me.
09-11-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

I downloaded VLC and tried to play one of my...

I downloaded VLC and tried to play one of my files from the hard drive. The video showed one continuous picture while the audio played normal. This gives me some hope that the camera is working...
09-11-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By jim p

I have a friend that is bed ridden. It is hard...

I have a friend that is bed ridden. It is hard to come up with topics to talk about. Like you can't ask what have you been doing lately.

The biking equipment will give you a great topic to...
09-10-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

I started to download the vlc player and it...

I started to download the vlc player and it starts giving me messages about not knowing the orgin of the program and asking if I am sure that I want to down load the program. So it scared me too...
09-10-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By jim p

I watched some more of the videos and it was...

I watched some more of the videos and it was great to hear about all the medical information. I kept waiting to see what the solution was. It seems to me that his solution is very simple. Just...
09-10-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By jim p

I watched some of the videos and they contain...

I watched some of the videos and they contain some very interesting points. I hope that at some point in the videos that there will be some information that will help everyone control their eating....
09-10-13, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

I put a small file on the hard drive and it is...

I put a small file on the hard drive and it is still playing with all the pauses. I guess that my next step is to try the file on a better computer and see how it plays.

Does anyone have any...
09-09-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

Thanks. I will load one of the small files to...

Thanks. I will load one of the small files to the hard drive and see how it does.

I had been reading something about different class cards and I didn't see a class listed on the micro card that I...
09-09-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

I have another question for you video digital...

I have another question for you video digital guys. My 808 version 11's files look like stop and go video when I am using a usb 2 port and a card reader to try to play the files. The audio is...
09-07-13, 05:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,299
Posted By jim p

I have been thinking about making a bike track. ...

I have been thinking about making a bike track. I think that I could lay out a trail and then get some friends to come over with their 4 wheelers and ride the trail (having a blast) and when they...
09-05-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,794
Posted By jim p

Go take a look a zennioptical.com. You can...

Go take a look a zennioptical.com. You can probably get prescription sunglasses for $30. Their glasses and frames are of pretty good quality.
09-03-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By jim p

I really like the low resistance of a road bike. ...

I really like the low resistance of a road bike. I feel like I can go real slow and easy until I feel like going harder and if I want more resistance all I have to do is go faster. This seems to be...
09-02-13, 09:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,672
Posted By jim p

My heart rate is low for the 220 - age thing. ...

My heart rate is low for the 220 - age thing. Well maybe not anymore since I am getting older than dirt. But my opinion is that the 220 - age is not worth noting. Just see what your monitor says...
09-02-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,433
Posted By jim p

If you don't want any drafters, a can of beans...

If you don't want any drafters, a can of beans will do the trick. :)

I ride so slow that I don't need anything special for a ride. I think for the guys that are going full out some carb jells and...
09-01-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

I am still at the usb 2 level. I have an...

I am still at the usb 2 level. I have an external hard drive that connects using a usb 2 port. My computer was automatically backing up on the external drive but I can't tell if it is even working...
09-01-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jim p

How to mangage digital video files

I have an 808 video camera that died and I am getting an version 11 of this camera. My question is how do you manage the large video files. What are you guys doing with the files from go pro...
08-30-13, 03:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,980
Posted By jim p

11 or 12 mph would be too fast for me so I am...

11 or 12 mph would be too fast for me so I am just going to stay home. I doubt that I have 10 friends that would pay $30. But all this does not matter because I don't want to ride in a big group.
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08-28-13, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,152
Posted By jim p

As long as the seat and handle bars are not...

As long as the seat and handle bars are not filthy, I am good to go. I half way clean the drive train when I replace a chain other than that the bike is on its own.

However a good cleaning is a...
08-27-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,457
Posted By jim p

I don't know if this will help or not but it...

I don't know if this will help or not but it might be worth a try. Go to FHU.com and then call the 800 number. At one time you could call in and listen to a meditation called Be still and know. ...
08-27-13, 04:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,357
Posted By jim p

In a previous reply some one mentioned that the...

In a previous reply some one mentioned that the body adjust its energy requirements based on calorie intake. So I will tell what I read about this.

One lady was on weight watchers and hit a...
08-26-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,980
Posted By jim p

Why not as long as you don't use any of their...

Why not as long as you don't use any of their rest stop snacks and such.

But you don't have to worry about me doing any group riding. I can just barely keep up with my shadow.
08-26-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By jim p

Time for a user name change "Monkey Butt". Other...

Time for a user name change "Monkey Butt". Other than that I don't have anything to offer.
08-25-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,357
Posted By jim p

I have not been able to lose a single pound in...

I have not been able to lose a single pound in the last year and last month I got sick and didn't ride and now I am up 5 lbs. So I have to get back on the program of watching what I eat better and...
08-24-13, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,263
Posted By jim p

I am with you guys on the price of hearing aids. ...

I am with you guys on the price of hearing aids. I know that hearing aids are not just amplifiers of sound because most of us have hearing loss of certain frequencies. Therefore these frequencies...
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