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08-07-18, 03:23 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I bought Beko nose guards. They will last but if...

I bought Beko nose guards. They will last but if I had it to do over again there are alternatives.
In the last few months the white head harvest from the nose has been reduced and pore size is down....
07-30-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,019
Posted By pursuance

timtak About 7 years ago I started walking for...

timtak
About 7 years ago I started walking for 20 minutes every morning with 5# Everlast weight bags around my ankles. After about three months it was upped to 10# each ankle.
Bergman stopped this...
07-27-18, 05:50 AM
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Views: 6,157
Posted By pursuance

Second post in this thread. Bought 6x22oz BPA...

Second post in this thread.
Bought 6x22oz BPA free bottles branded BE 50 STRONG from amazon for $16.
Slight smell when new. Filled one with bottled water, after setting three days no strange taste....
07-24-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,019
Posted By pursuance

71 and my knees are better than ever. Meniscus...

71 and my knees are better than ever.
Meniscus can be regenerated.
youtube > John Bergman knees.

Best of luck to ya...
07-16-18, 03:40 AM
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Posted By pursuance

Did an easy 52 miles early Sunday. Downtown...

Did an easy 52 miles early Sunday.
Downtown Long Beach to Huntington Beach, picked up PCH at 2nd street.
07-14-18, 05:23 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I'll only stop if it is requested, as "no good...

I'll only stop if it is requested, as "no good deed goes unpunished." Or so it seems. :D
I live just North of downtown Long Beach Ca = lots of tweakers/bicycle theft. Lost a Trek.
...
07-14-18, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,228
Posted By pursuance

I know the feeling of waking up old Tim. Best of...

I know the feeling of waking up old Tim. Best of luck on the recovery and I do hope it is temporary. An old desert m/c riding friend has one full time, so I know the details.

I'm 71 and recovered...
07-13-18, 05:01 AM
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Views: 9,262
Posted By pursuance

71, no car for 20 years, ride atleast 90 miles a...

71, no car for 20 years, ride atleast 90 miles a week.
BP 105/55, RP around 56bpm. Need to drop 15# more.
I'm not fast but have decent endurance, long grades are tough.
Need to do out of saddle...
07-13-18, 04:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,968
Posted By pursuance

Read all posts and you heat lovers are a trough...

Read all posts and you heat lovers are a trough bunch. My hat is off to ya all.
Coastal SoCal 55f to 70f with overcast is perfect for my 71yo system.
Current day time temps are running mid-80s with...
07-12-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,157
Posted By pursuance

6 x 22oz BPA free @ $16 just arrived today. I...

6 x 22oz BPA free @ $16 just arrived today. I smell nothing.
In the past I've used a bit of bleach and hot water over night then just rinsed them out good.

For water bladders like Camelback, a...
07-12-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,611
Posted By pursuance

canerods, Looking up your Fugi I was happy to...

canerods,
Looking up your Fugi I was happy to find a triple chain ring. You will need granny from time to time. I too am 71 and am not reluctant to spin up grades saving the knee joints from excess...
07-11-18, 03:24 PM
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Posted By pursuance

I'm close to the coast and when temps go from...

I'm close to the coast and when temps go from 70f, 40% to 85f, 80% in two days that is a hit.
Visiting relatives during the summer in the midwest was a chore. The basement was the only livable zone....
07-11-18, 03:52 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I have two black skull caps for Winter wear. ...

I have two black skull caps for Winter wear.
Just put a white SPF30 on the wish list for my next order.
The skin on my forearms lived a rough life when I was a diesel mechanic so I always wear long...
07-10-18, 07:01 PM
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Posted By pursuance

Yes indeed , it is a worthwhile short read. ...

Yes indeed , it is a worthwhile short read.
Summer has arrived in SoCal with a sledge hammer. A string of 85f days and warm nights.
Gotta ride out at 4:00 am to get her done. Sunrise while cycling...
07-10-18, 04:44 AM
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Posted By pursuance

I last visited three years ago. Nothing special...

I last visited three years ago. Nothing special about me or my riding, although no car for 20 years, no motorcycle for 10. Bike/bus is the deal. Ride 100 to 130 miles a week during the warm weather...
Forum: Touring
06-05-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,538
Posted By pursuance

Once again... the 520 has 36 and the super duty...

Once again... the 520 has 36 and the super duty appearing 920 has 28.
Trek is a big enough builder to spec 36 hole through axle hubs if they so desired.
It is not right and will impact sales IMO.
...
Forum: Touring
06-05-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,538
Posted By pursuance

So you're an admitted shill for Trek. I'm OK with...

So you're an admitted shill for Trek. I'm OK with that... but the HD racks on the 920 would seem to dictate 36 spoke wheels IMO.
My next bike will be a Jamis Aurora Elite that comes with 36 but I...
05-25-15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

Well, there you go with a 500w. EDIT: I doubt...

Well, there you go with a 500w.
EDIT: I doubt a dealer would want to place 500w in a step through frame.

OHM, a respected builder, is Canadian made so they are closer than the lower 48.

We...
05-25-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

Cycling touches all the bases. Social,...

Cycling touches all the bases.
Social, solitude, exercise, meditation and so much more.

This is last year's OHM that just might be available discounted.
The battery offers good balance front to...
05-25-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

Check reviews. The Kalkhoff w/Panasonic has...

Check reviews.
The Kalkhoff w/Panasonic has variable assist levels, as do the other mid-drives.
At the highest setting one would just have to keep the drive chain snug.

Falco can be had w/o a...
05-25-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

Ok, guess I over reacted.(the OP did say he cross...

Ok, guess I over reacted.(the OP did say he cross posted)
At 68 this July my health is quite good, although 30 more #s (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) has to go....
05-25-15, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

Sorry I posted in this thread. Please have a...

Sorry I posted in this thread.
Please have a Mod lock or delete this thread.

BTW, BF also has a Nutrition and Fitness forum but much of that gets posted in >50... just sayin'. :D
05-24-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

Check... The Falco might be able to reprogram RPM...

Check... The Falco might be able to reprogram RPM for 29, 27.5, 26, 24 or 20" wheels.
On two wheeled bents you would want the hub motor in the front wheel for more gyro effect/stability.
05-24-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

John V., A bit more money than Bionix but the...

John V.,
A bit more money than Bionix but the Falco E Motor is 5 phase instead of 3, is more efficient and offers far less resistance to being pedaled in the off state. It also does not require a...
05-24-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By pursuance

The former, Castaneda. Read three of his books...

The former, Castaneda. Read three of his books back in the smokey '70s. :D
05-24-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pursuance

A good site to look at what's being offered for a...

A good site to look at what's being offered for a rapidly growing market.
Electric Bike Reviews & Ratings - ElectricBikeReview.com (http://electricbikereview.com/)

Mid-drives offer the gear...
05-22-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By pursuance

I had to Google that quote. TY, now I wanna...

I had to Google that quote. TY, now I wanna reread Carlos w/o the effects of reefer and Boone's Farm wine.
05-22-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,239
Posted By pursuance

I really don't know why the stand up dizziness...

I really don't know why the stand up dizziness stopped.
After cleaning up my diet big time, loosing 55# since Nov with another 30 to go.
Resting pulse low 50s with BP as low as 99/55 and getting...
05-22-15, 05:08 AM
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Views: 1,803
Posted By pursuance

OP, I like you better in the Training and...

OP,
I like you better in the Training and Nutrition Forum. :D

No one gets out alive but I refuse to dwell on that fact.
"Get busy living or get busy dieing."
05-20-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 67,145
Posted By pursuance

Used this trick on motorcycles for 50 years......

Used this trick on motorcycles for 50 years... Aqua Net FTW.
05-20-15, 06:22 PM
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Views: 1,142
Posted By pursuance

The EPA eliminated the Camel hot patches I used...

The EPA eliminated the Camel hot patches I used as a child 55 years ago.
But this tip seems to work for at home patching.
Using long nose vise grip pliers and the tail-side of two quarters, then...
05-20-15, 05:32 PM
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Views: 2,863
Posted By pursuance

I did read it and it is flowery , like magical...

I did read it and it is flowery , like magical thinking.
As a GOF I'll stick with Sheldon Brown's offerings on wheel building.

Never having built aero spoke deep V rims, only 28/32/36 double...
05-19-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By pursuance

Had a Flyer creak at the nose. A small blob of...

Had a Flyer creak at the nose.
A small blob of Proofide + hair dryer turned the trick.
Forum: Touring
05-19-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,762
Posted By pursuance

KHS TR101 is around $1k. Jamis Aurora is around...

KHS TR101 is around $1k.
Jamis Aurora is around $900.

Go with the Fuji. Install KoolStop brake pads from the get-go.
05-16-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By pursuance

I bought an Ultimate stand before the company was...

I bought an Ultimate stand before the company was sold to Feedback Sports.
Sure like it as it will support even my 65# electric (w/battery inplace).
This is a step down from what I bought but it...
05-16-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,172
Posted By pursuance

My sit-bones set a touch on the wideside and the...

My sit-bones set a touch on the wideside and the B17 is a treat.
After about three short rides it was broke in I guess. Discomfort was never an issue.
When I was 250# @ 6', the Brooks Flyer really...
05-11-15, 12:10 PM
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Views: 692
Posted By pursuance

Change sleeping position. Place a pillow between...

Change sleeping position. Place a pillow between the knees.
If it gets worse, ice the knee.
Still worsening? Take inflammatories out of the diet.

For information and edification:
YouTube>John...
05-10-15, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By pursuance

another... DerailleurHanger.com...

another...
DerailleurHanger.com (http://derailleurhanger.com/)
05-08-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,531
Posted By pursuance

Rounded teaspoon of psyllium hulls stirred into...

Rounded teaspoon of psyllium hulls stirred into 10oz of water everyday for the last 30 years.
05-08-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By pursuance

^^^ This. My very first wheel build was with a...

^^^ This.
My very first wheel build was with a cheap Mavic rim. I just went by nipple turns to bring the wheel up firm.
The spokes at the joint got quite tight sooner than the rest and that threw...
Forum: Touring
05-07-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,508
Posted By pursuance

Here is one of the better previews of the Sutra...

Here is one of the better previews of the Sutra that I've read.
Note that the front BB7 will rub the inside of the pannier.
Kona Sutra 2015 Touring Bike: A Preview | Tom Allen?s Bike Trip...
05-04-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,336
Posted By pursuance

I've been on two wheels most of my life and never...

I've been on two wheels most of my life and never had a bicycle wobble/head shake.
But had two motorbikes that did want to tank-slap, one at 40mph, the other at high speed.
Replacing the steering...
Forum: Touring
05-04-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,999
Posted By pursuance

The long travel still use the same elastomers...

The long travel still use the same elastomers today as they did 10 years ago but the bushings have been seriously up-graded.
If a bike has enough seatpost out for the LT I'd go that way instead of...
Forum: Touring
05-04-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,999
Posted By pursuance

I have a long travel ThudBuster on my HT...

I have a long travel ThudBuster on my HT electric, it works a treat.
Also had one on an old Specialized HT and it got a little sloppy/worn out after about 10 years.
Come to find out the worn out...
05-04-15, 05:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,538
Posted By pursuance

I know a 62yo gal that went from 20/70 to 20/30...

I know a 62yo gal that went from 20/70 to 20/30 in 5 months after taking the inflammatories of simple carbs and sugar out of her diet, then juicing green veggies as if she were OCD.

BTW, I take...
05-03-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By pursuance

A big +1 on Schwalbe Tubes. They hold air very...

A big +1 on Schwalbe Tubes.
They hold air very well and really take a patch well.
Here's their rap on the product.

Tire Tube | Schwalbe North America...
04-30-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By pursuance

Good story, thanks for sharing... The synergy of...

Good story, thanks for sharing... The synergy of cycling.

7 miles into a strong headwind on the SGRBT I passed a struggling mid-40s petite Latina.
Raised the seat 3/4", then had her draft me the...
04-30-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By pursuance

After about 60 that bit in our brain that says...

After about 60 that bit in our brain that says we're thirsty starts to misfire.
So go but the hydration color chart.
04-30-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By pursuance

I will add. Not only do I use coconut oil for...

I will add.
Not only do I use coconut oil for cooking but on my legs, arms and sometimes my face.
Lately I've been using HempZ body butter on my face, pretty good stuff, well reviewed.
Check out...
04-23-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By pursuance

Lower back pain... a TENS Unit bought off Amazon...

Lower back pain... a TENS Unit bought off Amazon for < $100 will work a treat.
My Father used one for his left elbow and loved it, he was a South-paw.

Once again, John Bergman on youtube...
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