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10-18-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,078
Posted By jppe

Iíve got to think itís very individualized. I...

Iíve got to think itís very individualized. I suspect thereís quite a few here that will still be riding drop bars until theyíre no longer riding. For me at 69, Iím not seeing a reason why I wouldnít...
10-09-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By jppe

Cycle NC Finale

Cycle NC 2021 in the books!! 65 miles today on Day 7 from Wallace to N Topsail Beach. And despite predictions of rain all week thankfully we didnít get a drop while we rode.

Doing week long tours...
10-09-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By jppe

The fella is really angry about something...

The fella is really angry about something completely unrelated to cycling. I hope he can get it worked out before he hurts someone else and himself. Iím sure it affected your ride but you just...
10-08-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By jppe

Pictures Day 6 Cycle NC

Day 6 Cycle NC Done! 76 miles from Smithfield to Wallace. Overcast, decent winds, no rain and good temperatures to ride in.

But the story for today was food poisoning from last nightís supper that...
10-07-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By jppe

Pictures Day 5 Cycle NC

71 miles with 35 miles on a paved greenway along the Neuse River
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10-06-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By jppe

Cycle NC Day 4

Day 4 Cycle NC Done. 62 miles with 2400í of climbing from Roxboro to Creedmoor over some rolling terrain. Another nice day for riding a bike. Great remote backroads and vistas today.

Now, if we...
10-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By jppe

Cycle NC Day 3

Cycle NC Day 3

Nice and dry 62 miles with 2600í of climbing from Reidsville to Roxboro. My brother and I rode together for about half todayís ride. No rain until the tent was set up!!

The...
10-04-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By jppe

Cycle NC Day 2

Cycle NC Day 2 done. 76 miles with 4200í of climbing from Mt Airy to Reidsville. Beautiful route and day to ride but lots of hills the first 28 miles.

I stopped at Short Sugarís BBQ in Reidsville...
10-03-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By jppe

Cycle NC Day 1

Iíve missed doing the supported week long tours since COVID canceled a lot of those I normally do. But Iím riding in my home state this week with my brother who just retired.

Day 1 Cycle NC done....
09-25-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

I had a really nice ride in and around Brunswick...

I had a really nice ride in and around Brunswick County, NC today. The skies were as clear a blue as youíd see in NC. Brunswick County is at the coast and will be our new home next year.

I met...
09-23-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By jppe

Typical routine for me is to walk 18 holes of...

Typical routine for me is to walk 18 holes of golf in the morning, grab lunch and then a couple days a week ride 40-60 miles in the afternoon. Does taking a shower first thing count as a Tri for a...
09-16-21, 05:08 PM
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Posted By jppe

Oh well, rode 109 miles with 4000í of climbing...

Oh well, rode 109 miles with 4000í of climbing today. Slower than normal but comfortable ride. Doing a two day solo self supported ride to the NC coast. Tomorrow will be 100 miles and pretty flat.
09-16-21, 05:04 PM
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Posted By jppe

Doing a solo unsupported 200+ mile ride from my...

Doing a solo unsupported 200+ mile ride from my house to the NC coast. 109 miles today and another 100 miles tomorrow. Tomorrow is flatter but itís all about wind direction!!

...
09-15-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 89,408
Posted By jppe

Thanks for the updates! It’s great to hear that...

Thanks for the updates! It’s great to hear that cycling still plays a part in what you do.
09-13-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,784
Posted By jppe

Probably my last ride up to the in-laws house on...

Probably my last ride up to the in-laws house on the lake. Theyíve moved into a retirement facility and weíve cleaned out everything. A contract was received the day it went on the market. Just...
08-19-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,784
Posted By jppe

Time trialing on Charlotte Motor Speedway in...

Time trialing on Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2017. We used to hold 6 ten mile events each year. I think this shot was on front stretch. I was the event organizer for many of the last years. At its...
08-05-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,375
Posted By jppe

Itís doing okay. Iím still doing everything I...

Itís doing okay. Iím still doing everything I would have done otherwise. It took about a year before it was ďnormalĒ but like you was back at all my daily activities very quickly. My surgeon held me...
08-04-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,375
Posted By jppe

Thatís really good they were able to to a...

Thatís really good they were able to to a ďrepairĒ in lieu of a ďreplaceĒ. The ball broke off the femur neck and dislocated so a total replacement was done.

...
07-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By jppe

From initial responses it’s apparent that without...

From initial responses it’s apparent that without enforcement the regulation doesn’t work…….probably the case with any law???? I suspect any law deterring the use of mobile devices while driving...
07-27-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

First ride with any of my grandkids and this one...

First ride with any of my grandkids and this one was really special. One of my granddaughters is special needs but loves doing active things. We went on a pretty long ride on the beach with me...
07-25-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-22-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,561
Posted By jppe

SadÖ.Even Riding in a Bike Lane

It wasn’t an accident. It could have been avoided.

New York Jets assistant Greg Knapp dies from injuries in bicycle accident
...
07-16-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,784
Posted By jppe

My sister picking up her new low step bike ...

My sister picking up her new low step bike


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07-15-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,784
Posted By jppe

Tuesday night club ride. Took the Cervelo Disc...

Tuesday night club ride. Took the Cervelo Disc out for a spin.

...
07-10-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

62 miles. Led a group of 17 others for 32 miles...

62 miles. Led a group of 17 others for 32 miles of it. Pulled for 27 miles of the group ride. It really warmed up your tge time I got home. So much I ran out of fluids.

...
07-08-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,405
Posted By jppe

Very similar just up the road from you in NC....

Very similar just up the road from you in NC. Still a tremendous amount of growth in the metropolitan areas. I might be one of the few in my cycling clan that still uses some of the main roads to get...
07-06-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,932
Posted By jppe

Iím Losing My Main Ride Destination!!

My in-laws are moving from their lake house to an assisted living center soon. They are in their 90ís and have greatly enjoyed living in their lakefront home for 37 years. Itís a great and rare...
07-05-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,784
Posted By jppe

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ad99677e_da13_4965_a496_28c58a2e0a0c_f7625aee6cc28a8db4670255199fa456a238d43d.jpeg
Mayflies!

This was taken last night at sunset at...
07-03-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

15 miles over to a group ride, 32 miles with the...

15 miles over to a group ride, 32 miles with the group then 15 miles back home.
06-30-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,311
Posted By jppe

I donít know anyone that can ride fast enough to...

I donít know anyone that can ride fast enough to outrun a dog on a climb. You need to be going 20+ mph for a little longer distance than you might think.

Iíve had a lot of canine interactions. I...
06-22-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By jppe

Wabash Nature Trail

If youíre ever in Omaha or Council Bluffs I think youíd enjoy. I only rode 20+ of the 60+ Due to logistics and timing but itís a nice way to enjoy a ride....
06-22-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,998
Posted By jppe

Before I respond, do you relate better to kind,...

Before I respond, do you relate better to kind, positive encouragement or kick your ass motivation?
06-19-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

My hotel room wasn’t ready when I arrived in...

My hotel room wasn’t ready when I arrived in Omaha for the College World Series so opted for a short bike ride. It felt so good to get the heart rate up after sitting in the van for 2 days.

Found...
06-15-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By jppe

Definitely the heat and humidity. It can make...

Definitely the heat and humidity. It can make your age feel like it’s the heat index. Just keep on riding. But, to ride longer rides well it helps if you’ve ridden longer rides.
06-12-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By jppe

It was done by friends. Itís an annual thing. I...

It was done by friends. Itís an annual thing. I live about an hour away from them but theyíre nice to include me. I think itís because they want me to pull**********
06-11-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By jppe

BBBB Ride the Finale!

The BBBB ride is done!! Everyone rode superbly all 3 days which helped to make it a great trip. The High Point folks always do it right. We had 104 miles today from Tarboro to New Bern. I had 316...
06-11-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jppe

Itís made me realize how much Iíve missed doing...

Itís made me realize how much Iíve missed doing multi day rides. I think thatís my niche.
06-10-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jppe

Day 2 BBBB Ride

Day 2 BBBB ride done! Everyone rode well and we were able to finish just before it started raining! Hooray!! In Tarboro tonight and the final leg to New Bern tomorrow.

A little over 100 miles...
06-09-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By jppe

Day 1 Bike BBQ Brewery Beach Ride

Day 1 of the Bike, BBQ, Brewery & Beach with the High Point folks done!! 112 miles from High Point to Clarksville, VA. Itís not a direct ride to the coast but for good reason. Great group of 10...
05-31-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By jppe

I have the same issue with the newer carbon...

I have the same issue with the newer carbon tubeless wheels, even if I’m running clincher tires with tubes. I’m experimenting with different tires but I’m not sure it’s going to help. If and when I...
05-30-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,559
Posted By jppe

Another One Goes Up In Smoke!

This was the unique BBQ joint we had lunch on our 100 miler a week ago. Not only does it have terrific food it’s right beside an airstrip. Sad. I sure hope they rebuild. The banana pudding alone was...
05-29-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,667
Posted By jppe

Today our group averaged 20+ mph over 67 miles...

Today our group averaged 20+ mph over 67 miles with 3200í of climbing.
05-23-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By jppe

I had a total hip replacement in August 2018...

I had a total hip replacement in August 2018 caused by a bike crash. I had the procedure where they came in from the side (versus the newer anterior procedure). Recovery is different depending on the...
05-23-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

Another great 101 mile ride with the great folks...

Another great 101 mile ride with the great folks from High Point. Today we rode out of downtown Kannapolis. Liz, Amy and Jimmy joined us so a nice group of 7. Got a pinch flat hitting a pothole...
05-22-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By jppe

Sounds like you found a wire off radial steel...

Sounds like you found a wire off radial steel belted tires. Those are pesky and can be hard to find sometimes. And yes, Gatorskins can be easily penetrated by those rascals.

Here is what I use
...
05-21-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

A great 100 miler with great folks! Another ďfood...

A great 100 miler with great folks! Another ďfood rideĒ and this place was off the charts! Incredible bbq pork and bbq chicken topped off with their ďnanner puddingĒ for dessert. How often can you...
05-17-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

A really nice 84 miler up to High Rock Lake....

A really nice 84 miler up to High Rock Lake. There must be a treasure trove of great roads south of Gold Hill and SE of Richfield that need exploring. Did a few more short segments around there today...
05-14-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,363
Posted By jppe

Do you have gasoline?

Colonial Pipeline issues. The toilet paper crisis has now become gasoline......but thatís about the only thing the two have in common????

I got lots of comments about ďI guess you donít have to...
05-13-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26,087
Views: 2,726,581
Posted By jppe

60+ miles on gravel bikes with one of Charlotte’s...

60+ miles on gravel bikes with one of Charlotte’s top bike ambassadors. Incredibly beautiful day. A diverse mix of city streets, greenways, neighborhoods and even a small slice of gravel. Charlotte’s...
05-06-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 80,716
Posted By jppe

I used to visit Facebook when they were in Palo...

I used to visit Facebook when they were in Palo Alto before they moved to Menlo Park. Obviously you couldnít help but be at Stanford as well. While I was out there in CA Iíd visit with Apple and...
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