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07-21-18, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 271
Posted By Cuyuna

Yeah...he's likely overweight. Unlikely however...

Yeah...he's likely overweight. Unlikely however that weight loss alone will get his cholesterol lever to normal levels. It's likely going to take weight loss plus significant dietary change.
07-21-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 271
Posted By Cuyuna

Your total cholesterol is significantly elevated....

Your total cholesterol is significantly elevated. People with a cholesterol level that high are at significant risk for coronary artery disease. You should definitely get that down into the normal...
07-19-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 285,284
Posted By Cuyuna

Those pedals worked very well, but I wanted more...

Those pedals worked very well, but I wanted more aggressive pins so I switched over to Shimano Deore XT PD-T8000 pedals. I like those a lot. Same concept as the A530s, but better.

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07-08-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 632
Posted By Cuyuna

All of this drama over a $2 plastic whistle. Good...

All of this drama over a $2 plastic whistle. Good lord, do any of you feel even a little bit silly?
07-05-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 632
Posted By Cuyuna

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=sear...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Siren+whistle
07-01-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 720
Posted By Cuyuna

Yep. We have three Golden Retrievers. They hate...

Yep. We have three Golden Retrievers. They hate the leash. I'd never take them out on any of the biking trails because they'd be miserable. Fortunately we have a lot of land here where they can go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Cuyuna

I routinely wear the various cheap Chinese...

I routinely wear the various cheap Chinese clothing found all over Amazon. Once you figure out their strange sizing, the stuff fits well, is generally stylish, and for me has been very, very durable.
07-01-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 720
Posted By Cuyuna

Dogs on the trails around here, paved or MTB, are...

Dogs on the trails around here, paved or MTB, are allowed only if on a 6-foot leash. The rangers and DNR people are pretty easy going about most things, but unleashed dogs are not one of them....
06-16-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Cuyuna

Measure your sit bones and get an...

Measure your sit bones and get an appropriate-width Ergon saddle and some padded shorts or liners.

Produkte ? ERGON BIKE (http://ergon-bike.com/en/product.html?w=comfort&a=saettel#smc3-series)
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06-10-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Cuyuna

It's not hard at all. It's just easier for me to...

It's not hard at all. It's just easier for me to stop at the coin-operated car wash on the way home and get the big chunks off. Don't even need to take them off the rack or get them out of the bed of...
06-10-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Cuyuna

He shouldn’t have pointed the wand directly at...

He shouldn’t have pointed the wand directly at and close to the bottom bracket, he could have avoided that problem.
06-09-18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Cuyuna

After a hard day "ridin' the red" I usually stop...

After a hard day "ridin' the red" I usually stop at the car wash on the way home, put in a few quarters and hose 'em down. I think the whole bearing damage fears thing mostly represents urban legend.
06-05-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Cuyuna

I use a Garmin Premium Heart Rate Monitor (Soft...

I use a Garmin Premium Heart Rate Monitor (Soft Strap), which is ANT+, with my Garmin Edge 1000 and simultaneously with my Bontrager Trip 300 bike computer. Works great on both.
06-04-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,130
Posted By Cuyuna

Park strap-on with some Jungle Jake or Simple...

Park strap-on with some Jungle Jake or Simple Green, or something like that. Works great, simple to use, only takes a few minutes.
05-31-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,523
Posted By Cuyuna

I'm 67, put about 40-60 miles per week on my road...

I'm 67, put about 40-60 miles per week on my road bike and 15-30 on the local singletrack system. My only concessions to age have been: I've had to slow down due to quadriceps loss from 4 knee...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 966
Posted By Cuyuna

Or...it could be carpal tunnel syndrome

Or...it could be carpal tunnel syndrome
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 966
Posted By Cuyuna

If riding this particular bike is the only time...

If riding this particular bike is the only time your hands go numb, then see a bike shop/bike fitter. If it happens at other times, like driving a car, or if it happens at night waking you from...
05-28-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,078
Posted By Cuyuna

.. Your experience is pretty common, and the...

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Your experience is pretty common, and the concept of "I should have done this sooner", likewise common. The end-result of arthritis is joint replacement, and that can be truly life-restoring when...
05-26-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,727
Posted By Cuyuna

It's about the same. Bicyclists are just whining...

It's about the same. Bicyclists are just whining about it a lot more.
05-24-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,450
Posted By Cuyuna

Nor would I if, at the LBS, I found a pair that I...

Nor would I if, at the LBS, I found a pair that I liked and it fit well. But if, for example, I found a pair that I like and they didn't have my size or color, then I have no problem ordering that...
05-23-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,450
Posted By Cuyuna

I routinely buy shoes from Amazon, or other shoe...

I routinely buy shoes from Amazon, or other shoe stores that have free returns. I don't bother with finding an LBS to try them on....I order the nominal size plus another pair next size up (much more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By Cuyuna

LBS is too far away, too limited selection. I buy...

LBS is too far away, too limited selection. I buy shoes off Amazon. I find the shoe I like, read the reviews for performance and sizing information and pick the one that represents my size. I then...
05-15-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,012
Posted By Cuyuna

OP's problem is ulnar nerve compression (5th and...

OP's problem is ulnar nerve compression (5th and half of 4th fingers). Carpal tunnel surgery won't help him. The question is where the nerve is being compressed, and why. The most usual reason is...
05-14-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,045
Posted By Cuyuna

Faced with the same problems and questions, I...

Faced with the same problems and questions, I ultimately found the best solution for me was, after decades of riding drop bars, to drop the drops altogether in favor of an upright riding position. I...
05-14-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,539
Posted By Cuyuna

Cyclemeter syncs with Strava...the recorded ride...

Cyclemeter syncs with Strava...the recorded ride is automatically uploaded to Strava when you close the ride. For displaying the ride in real time without mounting the iPhone (I keep it in my...
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