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04-06-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,232
Posted By avmech

Sorg67, very best wishes for a successful...

Sorg67, very best wishes for a successful surgery!!
02-28-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,232
Posted By avmech

Took close to 4 weeks for mine to clear up after...

Took close to 4 weeks for mine to clear up after my 14 core biopsy a few years back. All negative though, a great thing
08-23-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By avmech

The opposite here: love to ride but can’t due to...

The opposite here: love to ride but can’t due to recovery from hiatal hernia/diaphragm repair/toupet fundoplication surgery 2 months ago. Still on the mend from pain, add the heat, not a good combo....
08-04-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,232
Posted By avmech

and he already knows his discs are...

and he already knows his discs are broken.......LOL

Seriously, as previously stated, take the BRAKE pads out and have a look at them.
07-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By avmech

Nice! Hope the ride goes as you expect it to!

Nice! Hope the ride goes as you expect it to!
07-21-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By avmech

Congrats on getting the surgery done! In 2006 I...

Congrats on getting the surgery done! In 2006 I had a severely deviated septum repaired and turbinate reduction as I was breathing out of a half a nostril on a good day, major mouth breathing. ...
07-08-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By avmech

Bilateral (both hands at the same time) carpal...

Bilateral (both hands at the same time) carpal release in 1992. Had PT afterwards for a bit. That said, I was cleared to ride about 2 weeks after surgery, but being careful. For a while I rode,...
05-21-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By avmech

As someone with serious back issues, I would...

As someone with serious back issues, I would agree with Leisesturm’s suggestion of doing planks to strengthen your back. I run a Camelback with water, wallet, keys, etc. in it with no issues.
...
05-13-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,958
Posted By avmech

Mine was noisy since brand new. Replaced it with...

Mine was noisy since brand new. Replaced it with a Token Ninja and have not looked back. This on a 2018 Domane
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By avmech

Actually had one of those when I was a kid in the...

Actually had one of those when I was a kid in the 1960s. Used it for my paper route and on weekends a group of us would ride to wherever usually around 60 miles or so round trip. Beat the crap out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By avmech

Deep sixed the BB90 bearings on my Domane and...

Deep sixed the BB90 bearings on my Domane and installed a Token BB3724. Very easy to do the install.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 59,946
Posted By avmech

Duotrap S on a 2018 Trek Domane tied into a...

Duotrap S on a 2018 Trek Domane tied into a Cateye Padrone Smart+. Zero issues to date.
04-11-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By avmech

Hate it when those trees jump out in the middle...

Hate it when those trees jump out in the middle of the road.....DOH!!!!!!
03-01-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,578
Posted By avmech

Recently acquired a Bell MIPS helmet. It is...

Recently acquired a Bell MIPS helmet. It is lighter and cooler than my previous LG non-MIPS helmet. Also has a red blinker on the back of the adjuster.......
Forum: Introductions
11-19-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By avmech

Welcome from the north end of Palm Beach county

Welcome from the north end of Palm Beach county
09-08-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,478
Posted By avmech

Second Shingrix about a week ago. Not as sore as...

Second Shingrix about a week ago. Not as sore as after the first one. All good
08-04-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,732
Posted By avmech

Beats me, my urologist gave me Cialis 5 mg (yes...

Beats me, my urologist gave me Cialis 5 mg (yes it is used for enlarged prostates too, with added benefits LOL), Flomax did nothing for me.
Could make a joke about myself here..............something...
07-12-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,534
Posted By avmech

See post #4...

See post #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) .........looks to have had some components replaced
07-11-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,534
Posted By avmech

Per the Trek specs, the 2004 was a 9 speed.

Per the Trek specs, the 2004 was a 9 speed.
07-10-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,534
Posted By avmech

2004 maybe? ...

2004 maybe?

https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2004/trek/5000#/us/en/2004/trek/5000/details
06-25-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By avmech

My Domane had creaking issues since new in late...

My Domane had creaking issues since new in late 2017. Replaced the BB with a Token BB3724. Night and day difference. At my weight the difference in bottom bracket weight is negligible
06-14-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,844
Posted By avmech

Geez, kids!!! LOL

Geez, kids!!! LOL
05-11-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By avmech

Mineral spirits for way too many years, including...

Mineral spirits for way too many years, including in an ultrasonic cleaner for my chains. No issues.
05-10-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,412
Posted By avmech

Just installed one on my Domane, test ride...

Just installed one on my Domane, test ride tomorrow.
04-26-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 41,044
Posted By avmech

I started my career as an AViation MECHanic. My...

I started my career as an AViation MECHanic. My avatar ties in with my warped sense of humor
04-06-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,358
Posted By avmech

Just pre-ordered it

Just pre-ordered it
03-19-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By avmech

I resemble that remark! LOL

I resemble that remark! LOL
02-08-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By avmech

Having it done Monday along with an endoscopy...

Having it done Monday along with an endoscopy into my stomach. Thinking about asking the doc to take a picture through one scope of the other scope............................
Sunday is the night of...
11-28-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By avmech

:thumb:Good news!

:thumb:Good news!
11-23-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,250
Posted By avmech

Between DREs, PSAs, ultrasounds, and 4Kscore...

Between DREs, PSAs, ultrasounds, and 4Kscore blood tests, Doc has me on 6 month rechecks, all for a very enlarged prostate. 14 core biopsy a year ago showed no cancer, the 4Kscore goes further than...
11-19-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By avmech

Something I have never had happen happened...

Something I have never had happen happened Friday.........had to remove a screen frame on our back porch to get a hot tub out. Would not budge, so I used a rubber mallet and a 2x4, 2x4 on the screen...
11-14-18, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By avmech

Had both done in 1992, at the same time. Kind of...

Had both done in 1992, at the same time. Kind of a pain to have both hands out of commission, but made it through. Zero issues since then. Wife had one hand done later and she has no issues either.
Forum: Foo
11-12-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By avmech

Shot of liquor with honey.......definitely have...

Shot of liquor with honey.......definitely have to give it a shot (literally)!

get our honey from a producer about 4 miles away, have their own bees, hell, for all I know their bees hang around my...
11-12-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By avmech

My tinnitus goes from loud to louder, 24/7/365....

My tinnitus goes from loud to louder, 24/7/365. Too many years exposed to jet engines at full power, gunfire, etc..........
sleep averages about 5-6 hours of hour or so naps, not good. Having planes...
10-13-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 31,255
Posted By avmech

well found out the issue on the right shoulder:...

well found out the issue on the right shoulder: somehow I now have a 35-50% tear in supraspinatus and torn labrum with a cyst between the ball and the socket in my shoulder. The plan is to go with...
09-30-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 31,255
Posted By avmech

No argument there. Wife had both knees replaced...

No argument there. Wife had both knees replaced at the same time. They had her hobbling that afternoon, walking with a walker after a few days. 2 weeks in a rehab facility doing PT 2-3 times a day,...
09-29-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 31,255
Posted By avmech

Left shoulder: 5 years ago had bone spur removed...

Left shoulder: 5 years ago had bone spur removed and tendon reattached mid October. Early February the next year, cleared for unlimited activity. No issues.
Right shoulder: this past December had...
09-26-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By avmech

I fully agree with this, and it is my favorite too

I fully agree with this, and it is my favorite too
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27,028
Views: 17,243,402
Posted By avmech

2018 Trek Domane SL6 rim brake, replaces my 2003...

2018 Trek Domane SL6 rim brake, replaces my 2003 Trek 5200
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,250
Posted By avmech

way cool. I opted for the same a year ago, black...

way cool. I opted for the same a year ago, black 2018 Domane SL6 rim brake, 54 frame. Got rid of the saddle, put on my Specialized Avatar expert that I took off my old Trek 5200, had Ultegra carbon...
09-11-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,719
Posted By avmech

Picking on Trek, my last two bikes are Treks,...

Picking on Trek, my last two bikes are Treks, both bought new, the only issue wirh either one is a tiny chip in the paint on the Domane. Problem is, I put it there packing it into my Yukon when...
09-07-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,624
Posted By avmech

Further on this, for the smart and smart+: this...

Further on this, for the smart and smart+: this is off of cateye website
Looks like it should work on the padrone smart series. I will probably give it a try. ...
09-07-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,066
Posted By avmech

Welcome! Fellow 62yr old here. Got back on the...

Welcome! Fellow 62yr old here. Got back on the bike about 6/7 years ago.......
09-05-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,624
Posted By avmech

Got this this morning from Cateye regarding the...

Got this this morning from Cateye regarding the Padrone digital bluetooth: (both bluetooth smart)

The Padrone Digital is not currently compatible with the Duotrap series sensors. We area aware of...
08-20-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By avmech

Guilty. Had mine in June 2012, 3 stents. This...

Guilty. Had mine in June 2012, 3 stents. This AFTER losing 56 pounds, gym 3 times a week, and riding almost every day from 15 miles on up to 35 miles. Happened leaving the gym one Friday morning....
07-28-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,262
Posted By avmech

Either sell or donate to our local charity that...

Either sell or donate to our local charity that fixes and donates to underprivileged people (they sell some of the bikes too, in order to buy parts for other bikes to be donated).
07-22-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,031
Posted By avmech

Joined the club long time ago and have since...

Joined the club long time ago and have since renewed my membership a few times............LOL
07-04-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,687
Posted By avmech

In 2011, at 55 years old, was 256 pounds, total...

In 2011, at 55 years old, was 256 pounds, total cholesterol around 300, high blood pressure. Started with a dietician, lost 56 pounds, hit the gym 3 times a week, rode my bike vigorously almost...
07-03-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,612
Posted By avmech

My cardio told me to add CoQ10. Was put on...

My cardio told me to add CoQ10. Was put on Atorvastatin after heart attack in 2012 with 3 stents installed, had bad muscle pain and mentioned to my cardio. He took me from 40 mg down to 10mg plus...
05-24-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,007
Posted By avmech

Been called the back end of a Clyde...

Been called the back end of a Clyde before.................LOL
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