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11-13-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Digital Gee

Thank you for this. I'm glad it "spoke" to you!...

Thank you for this. I'm glad it "spoke" to you! These days, I haven't been on this forum in a long, long time. These days, I'm happily cycling on my TerraTrike recumbent trike in Reno, Nevada and...
05-11-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,718
Posted By Digital Gee

Yep! I'm one of them!

Yep! I'm one of them!
05-04-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By Digital Gee

Welcome back. Congrats on the weight loss. I'm...

Welcome back. Congrats on the weight loss. I'm with you on the slow, weak and pathetic comments. It looks like in my case, I'm going to be getting a recumbent trike so I can stay slow and be...
05-04-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,513
Posted By Digital Gee

I'm probably going a completely different route....

I'm probably going a completely different route. My achy body just isn't up to the break-In period anymore. I'm looking into recumbent trikes, and am taking a (car) road trip in a couple of weeks to...
04-17-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,718
Posted By Digital Gee

Wonderful news! :)

Wonderful news! :)
04-09-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By Digital Gee

Ditto. I have a tummy that's too big.

Ditto. I have a tummy that's too big.
04-09-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By Digital Gee

Without a doubt! :)

Without a doubt! :)
04-09-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,513
Posted By Digital Gee

Thanks, everybody, for all the advice and...

Thanks, everybody, for all the advice and suggestions. I did order this cover (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LNL2W5U/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) but I haven't had a chance to...
04-05-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,718
Posted By Digital Gee

Sharing the concern and thoughts of all the...

Sharing the concern and thoughts of all the previous posters. It sounds like a terrible ordeal for you both, and I wish you both well. I, too, have always enjoyed reading your posts about your...
04-03-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,590
Posted By Digital Gee

I think mine was a '66 Schwinn Varsity Sport....

I think mine was a '66 Schwinn Varsity Sport. Man, was I excited to get that bike on my birthday - even though I was already excited about getting a driver's license. Cost about $75 if memory serves....
04-03-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,513
Posted By Digital Gee

That's a great suggestion. I'll do that first.

That's a great suggestion. I'll do that first.
04-03-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,513
Posted By Digital Gee

I think I am going to look for another saddle. I...

I think I am going to look for another saddle. I know it's partly a matter of getting conditioned to the saddle, but if it's the wrong saddle, why bother?

The one that comes with the bike is a...
04-02-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,550
Posted By Digital Gee

Different POV. I went clipless a few years ago,...

Different POV. I went clipless a few years ago, but when I moved to Reno, I found that my road bike (Masi Resolucione) was just too much bike for me. So, on my Sirrus Elite I went back to platform...
04-02-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,513
Posted By Digital Gee

Would a different saddle help?

Returned to cycling after three years on a mostly stock Sirrus Elite (2015). Of course, my butt is sore. Really sore.

Wondering if a different saddle might help during the transition get my butt...
04-02-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Digital Gee

I forgot what the day after would be like. Sit...

I forgot what the day after would be like. Sit bones aching! But still glad to be back...
04-01-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Digital Gee

April Fools Day: First ride in three years!

I did it! I enjoyed my first ride in three years, more than sixteen months after a mild heart attack.

I was well prepared. I had Clementine, my 2015 Sirrus Elite, tuned up, polished up, and ready...
03-31-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 53,175
Posted By Digital Gee

Id raise the budget a little and shop at an...

Id raise the budget a little and shop at an actual LBS. that bike will probably break down quickly and hurt to ride - both disincentives for new riders.
03-31-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,366
Posted By Digital Gee

Hey there! Always loved your name.

Hey there! Always loved your name.
03-29-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By Digital Gee

Still unclear what this post is about. Lots of...

Still unclear what this post is about. Lots of haiku, though, from the OP. Can't tell if he's ranting or just posting a day in the life of...
03-29-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Digital Gee

Any tips for dealing with sciatica?

Had it for a year or more, and getting ready to return to cycling this spring. Runs from my upper thigh down through my lower calf on the right side.

I feel it every day, but it's not always too...
03-26-18, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Digital Gee

Good advice. LOL

Good advice. LOL
03-26-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Digital Gee

How did my post about vitality in your 90s run...

How did my post about vitality in your 90s run off the rails becoming a thread about how to spell lesbian?
03-24-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By Digital Gee

Best of luck! Had several friends who got one (or...

Best of luck! Had several friends who got one (or two) of these; they really made a difference.
03-24-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,095
Posted By Digital Gee

Well, I sold Mrs. Jones, my 2012 Masi, yesterday,...

Well, I sold Mrs. Jones, my 2012 Masi, yesterday, but not through CL. I tried a couple of FB "for sale" groups in the area, and it sold quickly and painlessly. Had about 3 serious buyers lined up,...
03-23-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Digital Gee

I know, right? I even spelled it correctly with a...

I know, right? I even spelled it correctly with a "y" but it's still blocked. Sigh!
03-23-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Digital Gee

If you're not in the obit, eat breakfast!

There's an HBO documentary called "If you're not in the obit, eat breakfast!" featuring Carl Reiner, Betty White, Dick Van ****, and bunches of far-lesser known people in their 90s talking about...
03-18-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

Interesting article. I've had no problems since...

Interesting article. I've had no problems since getting my stent, and my BP and all that stuff is within normal ranges, which is good, given that I have a small variety of pills to take each day!...
03-17-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

Cardiologist has cleared me to return to cycling....

Cardiologist has cleared me to return to cycling. His advise? Use common sense. With regard to a heart monitor, he actually leaned away from it - saying too many people get more anxious wearing one...
03-16-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

John, Thank you for taking the time to post...

John,

Thank you for taking the time to post this. It's perfect for me to read. There's been advice to ignore the stats for a while until I'm really back into it, and I can see the point, because...
03-16-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

This is really good advice for me. I know just...

This is really good advice for me. I know just the spot. It's actually a 3 mile loop around a reservoir, but I also know a variety of convenient turn-around points as well. I'll try this. Good tip!
03-16-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,095
Posted By Digital Gee

That could well be. I don't care. I just want to...

That could well be. I don't care. I just want to sell the bike without a lot of hassle. I once took a pickup truck full of stuff from my garage to a swap meet, and sold all the stuff within a few...
03-16-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Digital Gee

Yay! I just tried to upload a pic today from my...

Yay! I just tried to upload a pic today from my computer, but the only option I saw was one that asked for a URL. Tried using that to link to my FB account where I had uploaded the pic, but that...
03-16-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,095
Posted By Digital Gee

Well, I listed my Masi on a few Facebook groups,...

Well, I listed my Masi on a few Facebook groups, and got nibbles right away. I priced the bike at about the price I found on the online used bike price site (like Kelleys Blue Book but for bikes),...
03-15-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

I'll be calling my cardiologist tomorrow. And...

I'll be calling my cardiologist tomorrow. And like you say, I'm pretty sure he's going to give me a thumbs up. But I'd like to know what rate I should keep my pulse below. Good advice.
03-15-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

Pretty good advice. I already have a bike I'll be...

Pretty good advice. I already have a bike I'll be using - a Sirrus Elite hybrid which I used to ride three years ago and just loved. I've had the LBS tune it up and it looks as good as new. For now,...
03-15-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

I'd like to thank everyone who has chimed in. I'm...

I'd like to thank everyone who has chimed in. I'm really grateful! Great advice, inspirational stories, and good tips. Just had the bike tuned up professionally and it looks and feels brand new (and...
03-14-18, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digital Gee

Got any advice on re-starting?

I'm planning to return to cycling this spring when the weather warms up here in Northern Nevada. I've been off the bikes for about six years (except a few months back in 2015).

I want to restart...
03-14-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Digital Gee

Thanks for the info. I was afraid it was...

Thanks for the info. I was afraid it was something like that. Poo!
03-14-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By Digital Gee

^^^ This. :roflmao2: Ten years ago, one of...

^^^ This. :roflmao2:

Ten years ago, one of my secret pleasures was spotting an old guy up ahead and dropping him. Now I'm that guy.
03-14-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Digital Gee

Photobucket isn't working on the forum...

I've returned to the forum after a few year's absence. I'm finding lots of images don't show up that originate with Photobucket. I'm using a Mac and Safari 11.0. Is there anything I can do to fix...
03-14-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,209
Posted By Digital Gee

Lots of great input, thanks! I shall check into...

Lots of great input, thanks! I shall check into these suggestions. Had heard of the Quad Lock and liked what I saw; good to see actual people endorsing the product. At one point, I had the notion of...
03-13-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,209
Posted By Digital Gee

What cycling app do you recommend?

Hi all,

Coming back to cycling this spring after a three year hiatus. A lot has changed since I rode regularly (which actually was in 2012). I'm planning to purchase an iPhone mounting system for...
03-13-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,366
Posted By Digital Gee

I still have, but won't be riding Mrs. Jones for...

I still have, but won't be riding Mrs. Jones for a while. Gonna stick with Clementine, the Orange Aphrodite. Just got her back from the shop with a full tune-up and she looks and feels brand new!...
03-12-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,884
Posted By Digital Gee

Hasn't happened to me yet, but if it does, I'd be...

Hasn't happened to me yet, but if it does, I'd be tempted to "hail" a cab! :innocent:
03-11-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,366
Posted By Digital Gee

I remember you too! Good to see another familiar...

I remember you too! Good to see another familiar name. Enjoy San Diego - I don't miss it as much as I thought I might, but I was so ready for a change of scenery.
03-10-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,073
Posted By Digital Gee

I'm pretty sure I don't want to convert my...

I'm pretty sure I don't want to convert my Sirrus, although it appears to be an excellent candidate for it. Let's just say I'm "mechanically challenged" and leave it at that.

I appreciate the two...
03-10-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,095
Posted By Digital Gee

I'm going to put my Masi up for sale on CL soon,...

I'm going to put my Masi up for sale on CL soon, once I've got her spit shined and rockin' and rollin' again. Thanks for all the tips and suggestions, folks! I'll update with my progress once I've...
03-10-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,073
Posted By Digital Gee

Anyone ride an E-bike?

As I get ready to return to cycling after a three years absence and a relatively minor heart attack, I'm sorting out my options.

I've concluded that it's time to sell the Mazi; it's just too much...
03-10-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Digital Gee

This is such an inspiring and uplifting post....

This is such an inspiring and uplifting post. Thanks for letting us know!
03-08-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,073
Posted By Digital Gee

Okay, here goes: Weight: 235. It's...

Okay, here goes:

Weight: 235.

It's very windy here, quite often. Not unusual to have 15-20 mph winds. More than that, I'd stay off the bike. I live in the foothills of a place called Mt. Rose...
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