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01-31-19, 01:57 PM
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Posted By John00

Wednesday, 43 Miles. Started out cold, but near...

Wednesday, 43 Miles. Started out cold, but near the end of the ride it had warmed up a little. I was riding into the sun and couldn't see the road in the shadows right in front of me. I hit a large...
01-29-19, 03:41 AM
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Posted By John00

Well I've turned 69, will be 70 later this year,...

Well I've turned 69, will be 70 later this year, but that's only 20.6 Celsius.

I found this a few years back, don't know if it belongs here. Cyclists never grow old, just slower. Greg LeMond...
01-29-19, 03:26 AM
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Posted By John00

Not today, but Friday, Saturday and Sunday....

Not today, but Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday, 39 miles was a great day, temperatures in the 50s after months of low 40 rides. Saturday was a recovery ride 8 miles, but I rode it a little too...
01-23-19, 01:38 PM
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Posted By John00

I tried a bag of the Costco pitted dates, they...

I tried a bag of the Costco pitted dates, they weren't nearly as good as the unpited ones I get at Trader Joe's, most were very dry and not very sweet. Much cheaper though, especially with them...
01-22-19, 10:39 PM
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Posted By John00

I eat a lot of unpitted Medjool dates too. I...

I eat a lot of unpitted Medjool dates too. I usually take a bag of 8 or so on every ride. ( I only eat a few per ride) They must be near 90% sugar, they're like candy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-19, 07:46 PM
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Posted By John00

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-105-r7000-gro...

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-105-r7000-groupset-118524.html

Some sizes are listed out of stock, but if you wait a week they're usually back is stock. Most of the components are OEM and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 12:59 AM
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Posted By John00

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x666/shimano_105_groupset_478_224573981_344011781_2eb77800fcd6ecf824a4ff2bc9adc572fcad5522.jpg

Retired my 17 year old Ultegra set with the...
01-10-19, 12:34 AM
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Posted By John00

I asked the doctor if I would get a prostate exam...

I asked the doctor if I would get a prostate exam at the same time, she said it's a different procedure with a different specialist.
01-10-19, 12:13 AM
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Posted By John00

You are right My Bad, I'll delete it.

You are right My Bad, I'll delete it.
01-09-19, 11:27 PM
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Posted By John00

Wrong thread

Wrong thread
01-04-19, 10:46 PM
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Posted By John00

Resolutions/Goals? I have none, I'm going to ride...

Resolutions/Goals? I have none, I'm going to ride as much and as far as I can, just like other years.
01-04-19, 10:43 PM
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Posted By John00

I got a very late start, but I ventured out on my...

I got a very late start, but I ventured out on my roadbike as most of the snow and ice has melted. I might have gone further but 1/2 way out I realized I'd left my rear taillight on the MTB with...
12-30-18, 03:49 PM
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Posted By John00

It's been snowing here for the last two months....

It's been snowing here for the last two months. Not much snow, but the temperatures never got far above freezing so the snow didn't melt between storms and the roads have been icy. I've only gotten 4...
12-14-18, 12:06 AM
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Posted By John00

Only time I was asked for my card was a few...

Only time I was asked for my card was a few months ago at Costco for my flu shot. I belong to a Medicare advantage plan and they've sent me several plastic membership cards, I carry one with an old...
12-13-18, 11:54 PM
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Posted By John00

I had one of those, late 60s. I wore it on my...

I had one of those, late 60s. I wore it on my arm, I realize now the leg is a much better place for it. Once my battery died and I was pulled over the police. Very late at night on University Blvd....
12-09-18, 03:13 AM
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Posted By John00

It snowed here 7-8 days ago. Only a few inches,...

It snowed here 7-8 days ago. Only a few inches, but the temperature hasn't gotten much over freezing, and there is still ice and snow in many places.. Last winter the snow would be melted and gone...
11-09-18, 09:57 PM
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Posted By John00

Went out planing on doing a long ride, but I...

Went out planing on doing a long ride, but I stopped by my daughter's house and when I left I forgot my helmet. I had my beanie cap on and it feels like I have my helmet on wearing it. I got out 5...
11-04-18, 09:58 PM
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Posted By John00

It was cold when I went out today, wore my winter...

It was cold when I went out today, wore my winter cycling jacket, tights and a warm pair of gloves. Rode down a very long hill for 30 minutes then turned around and climbed back the same hill. By the...
11-02-18, 11:59 PM
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Posted By John00

. I Rode down the long hill near my home then...

. I Rode down the long hill near my home then turned around and rode up for 1/2 an hour. Then across the bute and up into the mountains. It was a beautiful day, but cool. This time of the year I ride...
10-26-18, 02:51 AM
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Posted By John00

I got about 20 miles out when it started to rain,...

I got about 20 miles out when it started to rain, so I turned around just as the small shower passed. This is high desert and we get some snow but very little rain. I was near home and wanted to do...
10-22-18, 09:58 PM
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Posted By John00

My usual every other day ride, It's getting...

My usual every other day ride, It's getting cooler fast. It will be cold soon 50 miles on a sunny but cool day.
10-21-18, 02:25 AM
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Posted By John00

Today started out very warm 75, rode to my first...

Today started out very warm 75, rode to my first rest stop to eat 1/2 an energy bar and took off my jersey to bask in the sun for 15 minutes. I won't get very many more chances to do that for a...
10-19-18, 12:01 AM
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Posted By John00

Overdressed when I went out, started shedding...

Overdressed when I went out, started shedding clothes right away. At an hour and forty minutes out I made my first stop to rest a little and eat half an energy bar. Took off everything but my shorts...
10-17-18, 10:32 PM
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Posted By John00

Yeah, it's outdoors, I'ts over 20 acres, with a...

Yeah, it's outdoors, I'ts over 20 acres, with a large part running just 30' from the side of the road. They have just cut the plants and they are lying om the ground, ready to hauled off to a barn or...
10-17-18, 02:06 AM
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Posted By John00

Woke up very early,couldn't get back to sleep....

Woke up very early,couldn't get back to sleep. Decided I wasn't going for a ride,. But it was a beautiful clear day, so I went for it. Still getting used to my new setup. It as very warm for about an...
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