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01-26-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,746
Posted By Climb14er

Lend my Waterford RS33 with Campy Record? No!

Lend my Waterford RS33 with Campy Record? No!
01-24-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,472
Posted By Climb14er

I wear full gear, all the time. Most of my...

I wear full gear, all the time. Most of my friends also. The idiots riding at unsafe speeds and in marginal conditions speeding, we call them... Organ Donors!
01-22-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By Climb14er

Typically with sustained winds of 30mph, gusts...

Typically with sustained winds of 30mph, gusts many times accompany, upwards into the mid 40's. I don't know about the folks who have no problem with the winds, but for me, it puts a lot of stress...
01-05-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,455
Posted By Climb14er

At times, I carry Counter Assault Bear Spray...

At times, I carry Counter Assault Bear Spray while riding here in Denver. And I also possess a long time Colorado CCW Permit.
12-28-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,959
Posted By Climb14er

After taking Losartan for some time, couldn't get...

After taking Losartan for some time, couldn't get the BP down as much as we thought. Did a bunch of research, added first 12.5 mg of HCTZ, diuretic... then up to 25mg HCTZ. That combo really worked!...
10-29-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,456
Posted By Climb14er

He'll hopefully get caught and pay the price. I...

He'll hopefully get caught and pay the price. I know that intersection, frankly, all over the Front Range here in Colorado, there are so many bike and motorcycle accidents, mostly perpetuated by...
10-16-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,771
Posted By Climb14er

I lost a very close friend since seven years...

I lost a very close friend since seven years young, he went into the hospital for a procedure, transferred to rehab facility, Cuomo of NY moved him to a nursing home. Four weeks later in April, he...
10-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By Climb14er

I learned that as you get older, it's more...

I learned that as you get older, it's more important to keep your blood pressure as close to 'normal' than concerning myself as to how high I can get my heart rate during workouts. Been a lifelong...
09-15-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,084
Posted By Climb14er

Here in Denver and Colorado, as little as...

Here in Denver and Colorado, as little as possible on the past very heavy air particulate days, even with hits of Albuterol in the system. Some of the bad air days were just nasty. Air lately, much...
08-20-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,868
Posted By Climb14er

No... I bike hard and have to breathe! Fresh air.

No... I bike hard and have to breathe! Fresh air.
08-18-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,358
Posted By Climb14er

ALWAYS! When the sunshine is strong, Oakley Half...

ALWAYS! When the sunshine is strong, Oakley Half Jackets with Gold Iridium Polarized lenses. When the light is low or cloudy or vastly overcast, Oakley G30 lenses. Great combo. Gotta protect the...
08-18-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Climb14er

Removed.

Removed.
08-05-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,338
Posted By Climb14er

There is absolutely no way I will wear a mask,...

There is absolutely no way I will wear a mask, outside, walking, cycling, climbing the peaks... away from people! I need to breathe, have exercise induced asthma, use albuterol. I have trouble...
08-02-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Climb14er

As mentioned, I'm feeling fine, the ability to do...

As mentioned, I'm feeling fine, the ability to do things athletically has slightly changed due to age and a broken back while riding in 2012, not due to the low dose Methimazole and Graves. Overall,...
08-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Climb14er

I studied a lot about Graves and the thyroid and...

I studied a lot about Graves and the thyroid and being a very active athlete, long distance cycling, high altitude mountaineering, etc my whole adult life, I too wanted answers. My body was rocked...
08-02-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Climb14er

I was diagnosed with Graves Disease after...

I was diagnosed with Graves Disease after dropping twenty seven pounds from one hundred and seventy two, that's a huge drop! My TSH baselined at zero. According to the docs, my normally very healthy...
07-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,981
Posted By Climb14er

You would win your bet with that one.

You would win your bet with that one.
07-22-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,981
Posted By Climb14er

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07-22-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,981
Posted By Climb14er

No... I ride a Waterford RS33 Campy Record. Best...

No... I ride a Waterford RS33 Campy Record. Best bike I have ever ridden in over sixty years of riding. Great company... phenomenal workmanship, ride quality, performance and customer service.
07-21-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Climb14er

I wear Oakley Half Jackets, have for many years,...

I wear Oakley Half Jackets, have for many years, with different lenses for various light levels. Have served me very well. No reason to change.
07-12-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,192
Posted By Climb14er

In my experience and conditioning, riding in...

In my experience and conditioning, riding in temps over 100* is like riding in an unrelenting blast furnace and it's tough on the body and mind, even with good fluid intake. I have done it and even...
07-12-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Climb14er

I've been on Losartan over six years and HCTZ,...

I've been on Losartan over six years and HCTZ, diuretic the past five. Don't have a problem with the heat unless it's a screaming, unrelenting blast furnace and even with the diuretic, this just...
07-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,338
Posted By Climb14er

I won't wear a mask while riding! I don't wear a...

I won't wear a mask while riding! I don't wear a mask when fast walking at the nearby cemetery where I avoid people... period! The local spin class opened, only 30% of the previous bikes, and I won't...
06-25-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,265
Posted By Climb14er

I personally don't care if the speed merchants...

I personally don't care if the speed merchants ride their guts out on the road. However, when it comes to bike paths, especially when shared with peds, the speeders need to slow down, especially on...
06-12-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Climb14er

I've taken it for about six years, BP improved...

I've taken it for about six years, BP improved with the added separate HCTZ. The two go well together. My diet and exercise are very good. BP due to long time family history of High BP. No problems...
06-05-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,197
Posted By Climb14er

Have worn Maui Jim's for many years, two pairs,...

Have worn Maui Jim's for many years, two pairs, polarized, bronze, now wear them mostly for going out socially. Used to wear them cycling and climbing but replaced them with Oakley Half Jackets,...
06-03-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,410
Posted By Climb14er

I also never drink and ride my road bikes or...

I also never drink and ride my road bikes or motorcycles, it's dangerous enough riding straight sober!
06-02-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,523
Posted By Climb14er

The established bike routes, also open to...

The established bike routes, also open to pedestrians, are now so jammed and crowded with pedestrians walking dogs with long leashes and with very aggressive riders who think they're the speed...
03-23-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By Climb14er

Removed.

Removed.
03-17-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By Climb14er

Last Spin class was late yesterday afternoon,...

Last Spin class was late yesterday afternoon, high intensity, only five of the 'usual' twenty five attended. Colorado Governor shut down the gyms for at least the next thirty days. At least the...
03-08-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,609
Posted By Climb14er

I use either a large red cotton bandana or a...

I use either a large red cotton bandana or a Buff. Both work excellent for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,719
Posted By Climb14er

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My Waterford RS33 was custom built in 2008 with air hardened True Temper...
03-04-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By Climb14er

Ah hah...found it! Moved from 50+... good to see...

Ah hah...found it! Moved from 50+... good to see Spinning is alive and well.
03-04-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,638
Posted By Climb14er

There was a pretty good Spin thread at 50+ but...

There was a pretty good Spin thread at 50+ but for some reason or my inability to find it, it's gone. I started spinning fifteen months ago, go to three high intensity and RPM classes a week at the...
02-12-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By Climb14er

That's one of the classes I take, the other two...

That's one of the classes I take, the other two are designed for RPM and Road Cycling. Excellent high intensity workouts. These classes are designed for the road cyclist and high intensity trainer....
02-06-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By Climb14er

As a followup... the classes that I attend led by...

As a followup... the classes that I attend led by the former pro racer... btw... FREE for Seniors because of Silver Sneakers... has a 'following' of hard core riders who have been with the instructor...
02-06-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By Climb14er

A year ago I was invited by a fellow cyclist...

A year ago I was invited by a fellow cyclist friend to join in a regular spin class at our fitness center, run by a former pro racer. Was never an Indoor workout kind of guy but thought I needed to...
02-02-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,147
Posted By Climb14er

With the windchill from the open air of the road...

With the windchill from the open air of the road bike, the low temps I will ride in are the fifties with adequate apparel. On my motorcycles, with a lot of gear, the lowest I ride is forty degrees...
01-25-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,460
Posted By Climb14er

Beer has always been my recovery drink... in...

Beer has always been my recovery drink... in addition to a few years ago... 16oz of Endurox. In the summer, very hot days, I mix a beer with organic lemonade from Costco. Alcohol for me has always...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,386
Posted By Climb14er

When I had my very nice and Expensive Waterford...

When I had my very nice and Expensive Waterford RS33 custom built for me by a very prominent local shop here in the Denver Boulder area, unbeknownst to me at the time, but 11 Speed Campy Grupo was...
01-13-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,380
Posted By Climb14er

I use Look Keos with comfortable Shimano racing...

I use Look Keos with comfortable Shimano racing shoes on my high performance Waterford road bike and SPD's with Bontrager mountain bike shoes on my spin class machine. Very satisfied with both.
01-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,417
Posted By Climb14er

I run 100 lbs in my front and 110 lbs in my rear...

I run 100 lbs in my front and 110 lbs in my rear of my Waterford RS33 on 23's and have had excellent performance and wear with no issues. YMMV.
01-10-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Climb14er

I joined the 24 Hour Fitness, a mile away from me...

I joined the 24 Hour Fitness, a mile away from me at Lowry. Silver Sneakers Program. Was introduced to a fantastic spin class instructor there, first time working out indoors. Stephen's class is very...
01-10-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Climb14er

Vecchios... they built my Waterford RS33 with...

Vecchios... they built my Waterford RS33 with Campy Record. Fine folks!
01-01-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,920
Posted By Climb14er

My Dad was in fine condition, other than the high...

My Dad was in fine condition, other than the high BP. His Dad died at 52, heart attack. Put two and two together, it's genetic.
12-31-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,920
Posted By Climb14er

Some of us have high BP due to genetics as we eat...

Some of us have high BP due to genetics as we eat well, regularly juice with organic veggies, watch sodium intake, exercise a lot our whole lives, meditate... you get the drift. Keeping the alcohol...
12-20-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By Climb14er

Very well done! Kudos!

Very well done! Kudos!
12-06-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,368
Posted By Climb14er

Longtime high myopic athlete my whole life,...

Longtime high myopic athlete my whole life, beginning with glasses in the third grade. Had to deal with multiple pairs of glasses, then hard to gas perm to soft contacts beginning fifty years ago in...
11-23-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,983
Posted By Climb14er

July 2012... cycling with family, eastbound out...

July 2012... cycling with family, eastbound out of NoName, Colorado, just East of Glenwood, along the Colorado River on bike path. Sunday morning, beautiful. For once, bringing up the rear. Did a...
11-20-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,113
Posted By Climb14er

^ No!

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No!
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