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04-24-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Ttom

My Longest Ride

My longest rides to date were no drop club rides on Sunday afternoons of 32 miles.
Now that I have retired and have more time I want to explore my limits and get ready for some road touring....
03-27-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,083
Posted By Random11

I don't Wanna Know

I'm pretty disciplined about riding almost every day, pushing pretty hard, but not exhausting myself. I know the mileage of the routes I'm riding, but outside of the miles, I'm not metering my...
01-31-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By IcySwan1

Post Knee Replacement Pedals

I had a knee replacement 6 weeks ago. I can turn over a pedal on a stationary bike but won't be riding a real bike for a bit. I clip out with my left [operative leg] foot when I stop, I currently use...
01-29-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Well, that doesn't happen very often.

I've struggled to get/keep in shape the last couple of years. A sedentary job combined with the background stress of the pandemic and, oh, aging seem to have sapped my energy. Well, I was very...
01-24-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Tomm Willians

My weather app lied 🤣🤣🤣

Did a wonderful 55 mile loop with the wife today not far out of Reno. My weather app said there would be a high of 51, didn’t even get to the mid 40’s and then only briefly.
No matter, a day cycling...
12-24-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By ZIPP2001

Christmas Eve Ride !

Now this is how you start a four-day holiday weekend. Out of the house at 9:30am and on the trails by 10. We had a light dusting of snow and freezing temps 23 degrees. I haven't put the studs on this...
12-06-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By grizzly59

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate ...

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate


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11-26-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By classic carl

Finally surpassed 5,000 miles for 2021

November has been a tough month to ride for me between a chest cold and the weather not cooperating. I finally got out on the day before Thansgiving for 28 miles and I reached 5,000 for the year. ...
11-25-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By ZIPP2001

Great Thanksgiving Day ride.

It was a nice cool crisp day, and it was off to explore a new area trail network. What a blast and I think I earned that turkey dinner after my two-hour ride. This will most likely be my last ride...
11-17-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,220
Posted By Steeler_fanatic

Closing the Loop

So I did go all in. The Emonda finally arrived…
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11-17-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By bjjoondo

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T-Gap Trail, Colorado Springs, CO. Pikes Peak in the background!
11-12-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,320
Posted By livedarklions

D-uh. Relaxed and under control is how I...

D-uh.

Relaxed and under control is how I ride with my gloves off. You're missing my point, gloves interfere with my ability to feel relaxed and under control. That can both be true for me and...
10-31-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By Merrimac

Do you like old steel bridges? This historic...

Do you like old steel bridges? This historic Rocks Village Bridge across the Merrimack River is a few miles from my home in Massachusetts. ...
10-23-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By late

Prehab and rehab

Starting a thread on exercises I like. There will be no particular order, don't kill yourself. Gonna start with what I call Swoopies. You want to do this in socks on wood or lineoleum. You don't need...
10-22-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,184
Posted By Wildwood

Just go ride, ….regardless of your age. ...

Just go ride, ….regardless of your age.

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10-22-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,184
Posted By 10 Wheels

79 close to 80. Still Lookin Good ...

79 close to 80.
Still Lookin Good
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10-20-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,534
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

If I had to gear down to 34/40 I'd probably be on...

If I had to gear down to 34/40 I'd probably be on a hill that I shouldn't be on! 555
Having said that, I have climbed Doi Suthep on my LeMond triple, 52/42/30 with a 12-25 cassette.
10-19-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By exercion

Today's ride

Making my first ride on the GAP (Great Allegheny Passage) trail. Heading from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA. It's a stout pull out of Cumberland heading west, the wind didn't help, but met some...
10-19-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By Biker395

Yep. Too many variables to really care about...

Yep. Too many variables to really care about speed. Grades, wind, road surface, and just how you are feeling that day. The only time it is relevant to me is if I am in some kind of race, and even...
10-19-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By jwalther

You can't compare average speed without taking...

You can't compare average speed without taking elevation (and wind if you're talking about a single ride) into account.
10-18-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By downtube42

Saturday I rode 146 miles. It took almost 14...

Saturday I rode 146 miles. It took almost 14 hours, so that's technically slow AF. At the other end of the distance spectrum, when I race CX, my goal is to be not last in the 60-64 age group. Also...
10-11-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,479
Posted By Digger Goreman

Started 8 years ago @ 52. Couldn't pull a hill...

Started 8 years ago @ 52. Couldn't pull a hill with a tow rope attached to a car! Today I am 8 inches less in the waist, 90 lbs less weight, and all on about 40 miles a week. Also helps I'm a...
10-11-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,479
Posted By gobicycling

Ride, ride, and ride some more. It all counts....

Ride, ride, and ride some more. It all counts. The important thing is to enjoy it. Are there others there you could ride with?
10-11-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,479
Posted By pepperbelly

It is tough getting back in shape

I’m 63 and retired last summer. Quit smoking 3 years ago and started adding belly.
I have a route through my small town that I have been doing laps on. It’s about 1.7 miles per lap and I had been...
10-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By jppe

Cycle NC Day 3

Cycle NC Day 3

Nice and dry 62 miles with 2600’ of climbing from Reidsville to Roxboro. My brother and I rode together for about half today’s ride. No rain until the tent was set up!!

The...
10-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By gobicycling

Golden ride today

Started this morning about 8:15 and it was 52 Fahrenheit. Some of our leaves are turning gold, and I got some pictures. And, as always a picture of yours truly so I can reassure myself that I am...
09-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By rydabent

Bike mileage

I got my first recumbent a RANS Tailwind in 2005, retired in 2008 at 70. According to my records I have now ridden the distance around the world at the equator on my bents, both the bike and the...
09-13-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,637
Posted By rsbob

Yes! Recently, I was on the go to climb in my...

Yes! Recently, I was on the go to climb in my area. A local guy was on a titanium Huffy wearing flip flops- unbelievable. We exchanged smiles.[/QUOTE]

To digress… In my 30s I rode with a...
09-13-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,272
Posted By caloso

For me, the harder the effort, the longer my...

For me, the harder the effort, the longer my warmup needs to be.
09-13-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,637
Posted By making

Any bike is better than no bike.

Any bike is better than no bike.
09-05-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,510
Posted By Maelochs

This is BF. Nothing you say here matters, and...

This is BF. Nothing you say here matters, and everything you say here will be misquoted, misinterpreted (often deliberately) and distorted so that people can make cheap jokes and think they are...
09-05-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,510
Posted By Branko D

The weight difference is worth 13 seconds on the...

The weight difference is worth 13 seconds on the biggest climb in my country.
...
08-31-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By botty kayer

"I made him an offer he couldn't refuse" ...

"I made him an offer he couldn't refuse"
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08-31-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Centuries made easy, LOL. My 1973 CCM with new SA RD3.

For some reason all my last 10 mile century or close rides have been a struggle, on my 2 IGH heavyweights with 3 diff back wheels. Cramps after 65 miles and even before that, I keep needing to stop...
08-30-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By joewein

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"Ites green and gold is the rainbow..." (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6dB7jFixvE)
08-30-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By rsbob

All from my rides ranging from weird and unusual...

All from my rides ranging from weird and unusual to you decide...
08-30-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By locolobo13

The Grand Canal http://i.imgur.com/eG4IqA1l.jpg...

The Grand Canal
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Under Priest Dr
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Hunt's Tomb in Papago Park...
08-29-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By late

I'm a baad boy...

I'm not usually this bad. We did a 20 mile ride with our ebikes yesterday, same ride we usually take. There was a farmers market, so we stopped and got some Italian sausage made from an heirloom...
08-10-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By Wildwood

Western state fire fighters could use a lot of...

Western state fire fighters could use a lot of love.
...
08-10-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By Altair 4

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Ohio River just downstream from Pittsburgh
08-10-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By Biker395

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08-07-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By rsbob

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08-06-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By ZIPP2001

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08-05-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,999
Posted By OldRailfan

What you lack is enough hobbies to sustain you...

What you lack is enough hobbies to sustain you for the rest of your days!

I have enough of them that there's never a dull moment and if there is I just take it easy. As in do absolutely nothing,...
08-05-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By locolobo13

Afternoon/Evening ride Sunday

New River Trail in Peoria
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Cholla in bloom
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...
08-05-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,238
Posted By ropetwitch

I don't replace my helmet until it gets broken....

I don't replace my helmet until it gets broken. Its one thing I pay less attention but, I prefer changing the foam as often as possible.
08-03-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By Warbird21

60 Miles on 60 (C&O Canal)

My odometer clicked over to 60 today. I celebrated by riding 60 miles on the C&O Canal. I've been riding regularly for about a year now, but limited to a max of 30 mile rides (I can average around 16...
08-02-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By Ogsarg

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Sunflowers along Old Airline Hwy.
07-30-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By ultrarider7

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Facing East on the Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis on a smokey,...
07-29-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,496
Posted By ultrarider7

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Minnehaha Falls Park, Minneapolis, MN
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