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01-01-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,075
Posted By Mojo Slim

I ride 3X a week (weather permitting), most rides...

I ride 3X a week (weather permitting), most rides are in the 40-60 mile range and always include some hills. When the weather is nicer, we throw in some 75-80 milers. I think I could do a century...
12-30-10, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 751
Posted By Mojo Slim

That may be the oddest century I've every...

That may be the oddest century I've every encountered. But a century nonetheless! Congrats.
12-30-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,214
Posted By Mojo Slim

While I don't live in snowy climes (anymore),...

While I don't live in snowy climes (anymore), many of our rides start in the 30-40 degree temps this time of year. My motivation is that I ride with a club and we ride every MWF. The only thing...
12-14-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By Mojo Slim

I think I secretly thought that as much as I ride...

I think I secretly thought that as much as I ride (6500-8000 miles a year), I could eat anything I wanted. Not so. I have spent the last 8 weeks counting calories and have lost 14 lbs, which get me...
11-30-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mojo Slim

For me, it's been a nice slow-down. After 33...

For me, it's been a nice slow-down. After 33 years as a probation officer in a rural area, involvement in at least 13 committees, boards and such, moving away and reducing all that has been great. ...
11-23-10, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By Mojo Slim

Your first century at 17+ mph? 20 mph for 4...

Your first century at 17+ mph? 20 mph for 4 hours? Remind me not to join you for your second century! Congrats, tho.
11-23-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 841
Posted By Mojo Slim

Welcome to BF50+ from a fellow Giant rider -- '05...

Welcome to BF50+ from a fellow Giant rider -- '05 carbon OCR Limited, with about 36,000 miles on it. Keep your eyes on this forum for good advice and good reading.
11-20-10, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By Mojo Slim

They're only spoiled if you consider Grandma...

They're only spoiled if you consider Grandma giving them whipped cream in their bowl of fruit -- minus the fruit.
11-19-10, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By Mojo Slim

Been there. Paid for that. My two daughters got...

Been there. Paid for that. My two daughters got married 6 weeks apart. We gave them each a moderate (about 1/2 the cost of a California wedding) and let them spend as they wished. One spent it...
11-17-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,411
Posted By Mojo Slim

If you had told me even 5 years ago that I would...

If you had told me even 5 years ago that I would live in a Del Webb Sun City I would have said you were crazy. We visited a 55+ community in AZ where friends moved and were turned off by the oxygen...
11-06-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By Mojo Slim

I love the guy at 30 seconds who is wheeling a...

I love the guy at 30 seconds who is wheeling a second bike and the guy at one minute who rides up on the island. Fun video.
11-06-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Mojo Slim

I ride an Aliente -- albeit I don't know from...

I ride an Aliente -- albeit I don't know from "sport". I have about 37K on mine. I guess I like it, huh?
11-06-10, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Mojo Slim

You are SO ready. Metrics/riding your age...

You are SO ready. Metrics/riding your age will now become a regular ride for you. Way to go.
11-05-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Mojo Slim

Here's a shot of my mount. No better than yours....

Here's a shot of my mount. No better than yours.

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k87/tomfrady/GiantwithK-wings3c.jpg
11-05-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Mojo Slim

I have a carbon fiber mount that looks very much...

I have a carbon fiber mount that looks very much like your handmade one. Nice job. One idea. Why don't you find a piece of tubing that is long enough (3"?) to hold all three faces?

I've used the...
11-03-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By Mojo Slim

I already hate you.

I already hate you.
11-01-10, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,888
Posted By Mojo Slim

Fun stuff. I've had so much trouble with bike...

Fun stuff. I've had so much trouble with bike fit (I finally have it down great), I would be afraid to rent a bike and try to get it right for a 40 mile ride. I do have all the measurements, so...
10-31-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By Mojo Slim

Beautiful pictures. Thanks.

Beautiful pictures. Thanks.
10-30-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By Mojo Slim

As I've said before, I LOVE pictures of where...

As I've said before, I LOVE pictures of where other people ride. thanks.
10-30-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,035
Posted By Mojo Slim

I have a black bike, with yellow accents and just...

I have a black bike, with yellow accents and just a touch of silver and have silver cable housings, but wanted to go to yellow, which was way too expensive for cheap me, but the yellow on my bike has...
10-24-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,375
Posted By Mojo Slim

One of may favorite all-time posts. You have...

One of may favorite all-time posts. You have capture what cycling is all about for most of us here on this forum -- and the spirit of 50+ers. Welcome.
10-23-10, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By Mojo Slim

Mend quickly.

Mend quickly.
10-19-10, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,906
Posted By Mojo Slim

I use Conti GP4000s too. I usually get 2500-3000...

I use Conti GP4000s too. I usually get 2500-3000 miles from them. I will replace a bit before the wear indicators are gone. Worn tires seem to get more flats. I had always changed front and back...
10-19-10, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By Mojo Slim

You crazy.

You crazy.
10-19-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,858
Posted By Mojo Slim

I don't really have anythig to add, except that...

I don't really have anythig to add, except that our local metric century (Tour de Lincoln) is exactly as you describe yours -- about the same amount of climbing over hills we ride all the time, just...
10-18-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Mojo Slim

Thanks for posting. I love seeing others' photos...

Thanks for posting. I love seeing others' photos of where they ride.
10-18-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By Mojo Slim

Very cool. It's sorta a dream of mine to get...

Very cool. It's sorta a dream of mine to get published. I've had some articles in professional magazines, newsletters and such, but nothing as grand as a real book. Way to go.
10-18-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,872
Posted By Mojo Slim

I hit 6000 just today.

I hit 6000 just today.
10-17-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mojo Slim

Oooo. Traced this route on "Ride with GPS". Part...

Oooo. Traced this route on "Ride with GPS". Part of what was good (for me) about the route we took was that it was pretty easy. Your route has HILLS! Of course, we also planned our ride with handy...
10-17-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,454
Posted By Mojo Slim

Like Hermes, I see an occasional cigar as a male...

Like Hermes, I see an occasional cigar as a male bonding thingie. My college roommate lives nearby and we get together over a cigar now and then. Rocky Patels often. But I'm no connoiseur. I...
10-15-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Mojo Slim

I have that photo right here on the bulletin...

I have that photo right here on the bulletin board behind this computer.
10-15-10, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mojo Slim

Here are a couple more pictures of the ride. ...

Here are a couple more pictures of the ride. The first is on a bike path out of Davis toward Winters. We had just waited out a rain cell and were back on the road. ...
10-15-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mojo Slim

If I have done it right, here's a link to the...

If I have done it right, here's a link to the route. I drew the map from memory after the ride, so it might not be perfect, but it will get you close.

http://ridewithgps.com/users/22559
10-15-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mojo Slim

My knee issue it not a bike injury. I tweaked it...

My knee issue it not a bike injury. I tweaked it a couple of months ago cleaning a garage, or rolling around on the floor with my 2-year-old grandson ro something. I'm not sure the brace does any...
10-15-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mojo Slim

[QUOTE=Red Rider;11624264]Nice -- did you ride...

[QUOTE=Red Rider;11624264]Nice -- did you ride back too?

We didn't ride back. Our spouses met us in Pacific Grove for a couple of days. In my case, my wife and I ate with the group the first...
10-14-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mojo Slim

Lincoln CA to Pacific Grove CA in 5 Days - Ride Report with pics

I've been terribly tardy in posting this, in fact, haven't been around BF50+ too much lately. But here it is an I hope you enjoy it.

It was a perfect mid-September morning when 2 tandems and 5...
09-07-10, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mojo Slim

It's limited. Every Tuesday they have ONE free...

It's limited. Every Tuesday they have ONE free song and ONE free music video. They are on the music home page. Just scroll down until us see the yellow banner. Amazon has a Free Download...
09-06-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mojo Slim

OK. Here's my theory/prognosis. A few years...

OK. Here's my theory/prognosis. A few years ago, I was in the lobby of the assisted living facility wherein my mother-in-law resided. The background music was Big Band. It is my theory that our...
08-28-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,009
Posted By Mojo Slim

Get a helmet. Wear it. I always where a helmet,...

Get a helmet. Wear it. I always where a helmet, even when I ride 1/2 mile on my old bike, down a neighborhood street in our 55+ neighborhood to our fitness center. At the very least, a helmet is...
08-20-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By Mojo Slim

I love these little stories. Absolutely a...

I love these little stories. Absolutely a compliment. Just today, one of our group, age 70-ish, told of riding on his own earlier this week up Glenview Rd., a known cyclist-abusing hill. He CAUGHT...
08-19-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By Mojo Slim

I live about an hour up the road from Red Rider,...

I live about an hour up the road from Red Rider, in Lincoln. Ditto on the cool weather. It has been great for riding. Mid 80s to 90, but we get home by 12:00 - 1:00, so beat even that heat. We...
08-17-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,131
Posted By Mojo Slim

I'm so slow I don't understand this thread.

I'm so slow I don't understand this thread.
08-16-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 862
Posted By Mojo Slim

Hey, I couldn't find the elevation thing on the...

Hey, I couldn't find the elevation thing on the link. All I saw was a thick red line at the bottom of the page. :)
08-16-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Mojo Slim

Nice report. It seems you had thing pretty well...

Nice report. It seems you had thing pretty well figured out and knew to leave a bit of energy for the last part of the ride. I get the impression there were lots of crazy descents made crazier by...
08-09-10, 11:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,547
Posted By Mojo Slim

I ride in Marin County (SF Bay Area)...

I ride in Marin County (SF Bay Area) occasionally. On the weekends, it is very crowded with roadies (and cars). Highway 1 to Stinson Beach is tough because there is no shoulder, but I have come...
08-09-10, 11:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,403
Posted By Mojo Slim

I use just a touch of Bag Balm (because it's...

I use just a touch of Bag Balm (because it's cheaper and it works) on most rides of 40-100 miles. On the 7-day AIDS/LIfeCycle, I use Chamois Butt'r because they supply it and it's easier to pack the...
08-01-10, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By Mojo Slim

Welcome. My bike is mostly black, and the yellow...

Welcome. My bike is mostly black, and the yellow trim is fading to white. But it's still a better bike than I am a rider.
07-30-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By Mojo Slim

I like 'em.

I like 'em.
07-30-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,059
Posted By Mojo Slim

They were the only certified lunatics I met all...

They were the only certified lunatics I met all day.

Hmmmm. It seems to me you met 2000+ certified lunatics.

Great ride and post. Loved the pictures.

And you, too, Northbend. Great...
07-16-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,467
Posted By Mojo Slim

Whoa! $125-150 for a jersey? You can get great...

Whoa! $125-150 for a jersey? You can get great new jerseys for $60-75, retail. Look in your area for a used bike apparel and parts place. They are often run by a charity of some sort. I have...
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