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05-30-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,967
Posted By BCAC

I ride around 1k miles a month and I’m 67. I ride...

I ride around 1k miles a month and I’m 67. I ride 4 days a week. The key is conditioning. And napping. Never forget napping.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,801
Posted By BCAC

I have a 830 that works extremely well. I agree...

I have a 830 that works extremely well. I agree the menus are less than intuitive. Still, I’ve turned into a Garmin boy and use their headlight, radar and recently added the Rally power meters. It...
04-06-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,739
Posted By BCAC

Compared to other hobbies and interests Iíve had...

Compared to other hobbies and interests Iíve had over the years from sailing, to Airstreams, scuba, competitive shooting, etc well, bicycling isnít that bad.

You can do all those things I...
04-05-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By BCAC

I agree with most of your post. Definitely a...

I agree with most of your post. Definitely a believer in trying the most conservative treatments first and progressing from there, as necessary.

And I agree with getting a second opinion before...
03-28-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,232
Posted By BCAC

Chuckle away. Iím primarily a very avid road...

Chuckle away.

Iím primarily a very avid road cyclist and occasionally a blue and easy black single track rider, on a mtb. At my mediocre trail riding skill levels, clipless offers me no advantages...
03-15-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,416
Posted By BCAC

Thatís why I started my post off with the words...

Thatís why I started my post off with the words ďIn my viewĒ.

The Dude abides....
03-11-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,416
Posted By BCAC

Mine didnít cost THAT much.... I agree with...

Mine didnít cost THAT much....

I agree with you completely. If there are infirmities or other conditions or heck, if a person just has a preference, ride whatcha like, as often as ya like. Itís...
02-26-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 76,340
Posted By BCAC

From this morning’s ride, at around 7:45. ...

From this morning’s ride, at around 7:45.

I’m 67.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,384
Posted By BCAC

I buy the brands of bikes my local lbs sells, get...

I buy the brands of bikes my local lbs sells, get clothing and electronics from them, and bring my bikes in for all service other than flats. They have spent lots of time helping my get the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,030
Posted By BCAC

I started road bicycling with a group in October....

I started road bicycling with a group in October. I was 66 at the time and fairly fit. I would give it everything I had and get dropped regularly after around 20 miles. The pace was 18-21 mph. Folks...
02-05-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By BCAC

Us older guys with the necessary bucks to spare,...

Us older guys with the necessary bucks to spare, should buy the bike we want. What else are you going to spend it on, hookers and blow?
01-25-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,462
Posted By BCAC

That seems like a great plan. Donít mind the...

That seems like a great plan.

Donít mind the DHís that canít see beyond their own preferences.
01-19-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,360
Posted By BCAC

Last alcohol drink was around 20 years ago. I’ll...

Last alcohol drink was around 20 years ago. I’ll very occasionally have a NA beer, but more likely a decent cigar.
01-15-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,936
Posted By BCAC

If the camera is far enough away, I still look...

If the camera is far enough away, I still look pretty good.





:lol:
01-14-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,051
Posted By BCAC

Both blinking.

Both blinking.
01-08-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,936
Posted By BCAC

I felt old in my late 50’s when I was 35 pounds...

I felt old in my late 50’s when I was 35 pounds overweight. Made old man noises getting up off the couch and walked stiffly the first few steps. Developed the old man tell of looking just a few feet...
01-08-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,379
Posted By BCAC

Presuming the op does all the normal stuff like...

Presuming the op does all the normal stuff like warming up before riding hard, maintaining a good cadence, controlling his weight, and had a proper professional bike fitting, then my suggestion is he...
01-04-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,004
Posted By BCAC

Thanks for the nice comment. I donít want to...

Thanks for the nice comment. I donít want to mislead....27-31 in a Paceline is not an everyday occurrence for me at all. Iím more normally capable of 22-25, but when the pavement is good, other...
01-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,004
Posted By BCAC

I live in Florida, No long hills near me. I get a...

I live in Florida, No long hills near me. I get a sense of achievement and satisfaction doing 27-31 mph in a Paceline for miles. Lots of guys faster, but that’s pretty good for me.
11-24-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,749
Posted By BCAC

Thanks. Alafia State Park definitely has trails I...

Thanks. Alafia State Park definitely has trails I find challenging. Tons of young guys flock here to ride, too.

Nevermind whatshisface. This seems to be his schtick.
11-24-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,296
Posted By BCAC

Iím 67 and just bought a higher end road bike...

Iím 67 and just bought a higher end road bike with Di2 and upgraded the rims. I thought about whether I should spend this much on a race oriented bike. Frankly, it came down to the fact I like riding...
11-23-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,749
Posted By BCAC

Yep. A lot of folks think the same, for...

Yep.

A lot of folks think the same, for sure.

These are all within 20 miles of me.

A random video of each. Iím sure there are better, but kind of give you a view of what is around. These are...
11-22-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 703,841
Posted By BCAC

Iím 67 and this is a new Argon 18 Gallium with...

Iím 67 and this is a new Argon 18 Gallium with Di2 . 60 miles so far, smiling.

...
11-20-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,260
Posted By BCAC

Very cool you are doing this. Itís great...

Very cool you are doing this. Itís great exercise. I think your plan for building up the distance travelled is a good one.

I had a back operation at 62 and used riding as a way to lose weight...
11-15-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,479
Posted By BCAC

There are many here more knowledgeable than me....

There are many here more knowledgeable than me. I’d suggest you lift a wheel off the ground and spin it. If it takes a while to slow and the same is true with the other....then you just need to keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,283
Posted By BCAC

I Paceline 3 times a weeks for a total of 6 or 7...

I Paceline 3 times a weeks for a total of 6 or 7 hours. We all wear masks when going indoors. But not outside.

I do acknowledge there is a risk. Significantly reduced compared to close proximity...
11-08-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,778
Posted By BCAC

When I started bicycling after back surgery, I...

When I started bicycling after back surgery, I too rode a comfort bike. I soon found it repetitive and boring, riding around my general neighborhood. What helped me was setting competitive goals with...
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