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08-15-05, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,572
Posted By EastKY

Consumer Reports On Health Newsletter Vol 17 No....

Consumer Reports On Health Newsletter Vol 17 No. 8 suggest the minimum dosage of Lipitor, 10 mg, may be too much for some people. I was experiencing some joint discomfort on 10mg Lipitor. After...
05-01-05, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,583
Posted By EastKY

I'd say a little OT for a bike forum, but since...

I'd say a little OT for a bike forum, but since it's here, I'll throw in 2 cents worth.

But, let me qualify myself up-front. I'm life member of both VFW and American Legion; I did 20 yrs, 7...
02-05-05, 09:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,395
Posted By EastKY

44 year affair with nicotine and I ended it last...

44 year affair with nicotine and I ended it last summer. It dawned on me that you didn't see very many "old" smokers out there on the street and with me approaching age 58, I thought that perhaps I...
Forum: Touring
01-07-05, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By EastKY

If you don't get any help here, you might...

If you don't get any help here, you might consider contacting one of the folks at Bluegrass Cycling Club in Lexington. They're pretty active in the central region and northern part of KY and someone...
11-18-04, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,967
Posted By EastKY

I guess if you're in or near an urban area, there...

I guess if you're in or near an urban area, there are used "name" bikes available. But, out here in the sticks, you normally don't have that luxury. So, just this past Sept., after some Internet...
11-14-04, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By EastKY

My FWIW: Bought a new bike in September. I had...

My FWIW: Bought a new bike in September. I had 3 rear flats in the first 2 weeks (original tube plus one replacement). So next I bought Nashbar "slime" tubes and since installing one in the rear...
11-13-04, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By EastKY

For any Brits that aren't aware, they're talking...

For any Brits that aren't aware, they're talking about parafin.
11-09-04, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By EastKY

OT a bit, but since you linked it I'll ask - did...

OT a bit, but since you linked it I'll ask - did you ever finish your tour?
Forum: Commuting
10-31-04, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,227
Posted By EastKY

1. $300 + $100 accesories 2. Somewhat ...

1. $300 + $100 accesories

2. Somewhat

3. 6' flex cable with separate lock

4. Can wrap it tight and it fits in underseat bag

5. $20 for the lock, $10 for the cable
10-30-04, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By EastKY

Ditto to Map Tester's post. My Zefal set was...

Ditto to Map Tester's post. My Zefal set was missing a screw.
Forum: Commuting
10-25-04, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By EastKY

DnvrFox - I did several TDYs out to Lowry to some...

DnvrFox - I did several TDYs out to Lowry to some schools in the early 80's timeframe, plus was stationed there not quite a year in '70 and supplemented the meager AF pay with a part time pizza...
10-23-04, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,891
Posted By EastKY

Topeak Road Morph is on my ride. A couple flicks...

Topeak Road Morph is on my ride. A couple flicks of the wrist and it's a floor pump, with a built in gauge, and includes a Presta adapter.
Forum: Commuting
10-20-04, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By EastKY

Well, FWIW, I was like froze, I wasn't really...

Well, FWIW, I was like froze, I wasn't really sure what was going on either. I kind of thought "retrenched" was not a good thing, but didn't know it meant he lost his job.

English - what a...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-04, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By EastKY

My experience was a new hybrid bike, a nice...

My experience was a new hybrid bike, a nice low-traffic shoulder that runs 5 miles to the next little burg, but is somewhat littered, so there were 3 flats (2 separate tubes) within the space of a...
10-18-04, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By EastKY

This might be skewing a bit OT here, but posting...

This might be skewing a bit OT here, but posting this sort of grim information could serve to invoke a sense of outrage and move bicyclists to better organize themselves and fight for justice and...
10-11-04, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,326
Posted By EastKY

What size & type tires does it have and what air...

What size & type tires does it have and what air pressure are you using? The maximum (or darned close to it) recommended on the sidewall? Also, you might see if the LBS has another Trek 7300 2005...
10-11-04, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,290
Posted By EastKY

Yes, good point. That's my feeling on it, also. ...

Yes, good point. That's my feeling on it, also. Whether Armadillo tires or Slime tubes, the payoff in less flats is worth the price of the small gain in weight. I took the Slime tubes route...
10-10-04, 08:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,959
Posted By EastKY

57 yrs and retired from 35 yrs with the Dept of...

57 yrs and retired from 35 yrs with the Dept of Defense (20 in uniform, 15 out). We (wife & I) try to bike everday. We normally do a 10 mile loop.
10-10-04, 08:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,819
Posted By EastKY

50-60 miles per week, but with winter just a few...

50-60 miles per week, but with winter just a few months away, I'm sure that figure will drop significantly, darnit.
10-10-04, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,048
Posted By EastKY

You know, after posting that about Bike Nashbar,...

You know, after posting that about Bike Nashbar, I remembered Sheldon Brown's site has lots of seatpost info. Here's the link http://www.sheldonbrown.com/seatpost_sizes.html#s or even better yet,...
10-10-04, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,048
Posted By EastKY

Don't know "Where I come from" is, but if you can...

Don't know "Where I come from" is, but if you can dial an 800 number, you can get a 30.8 MTB Suspension seatpost from Bike Nashbar, regularly sales for $29.99, now on sale for $19.99. Part no. is...
09-30-04, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 447,897
Posted By EastKY

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride? -...

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

- We have Giant Cypress hybrids. The wife & I have always done strength training, but had neglected aerobics, and neither like running, so we went the...
09-15-04, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,522
Posted By EastKY

I vote for bar end, like tomsanborn's. I've got...

I vote for bar end, like tomsanborn's. I've got one on the Giant and really like it, great field of view, rock-steady, and a quality product. About $15 at your LBS.
09-08-04, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,995
Posted By EastKY

We've a Swagman Fold-Down, 3 bike, 2" Class III...

We've a Swagman Fold-Down, 3 bike, 2" Class III carrier in excellent condition. Found it on EBay, shipped direct to the front door for $91.00, total. Looks like it might have been used once, maybe...
Forum: Introductions
08-31-04, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By EastKY

Thanks, HappyT.... and congrats to you also for...

Thanks, HappyT.... and congrats to you also for the positive change in your life. It is so nice to get that monkey off our backs. Hope you don't get the ”nibbles” like we did, we've turned into...
Forum: Introductions
08-30-04, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By EastKY

Two newbies from the Bluegrass State

57 yrs old male, here. My wife is 60, but looks much younger, oh yeah! We weight train on a regular basis and consider ourselves fairly fit and healthy for our ages. However, we didn't do any...
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