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Forum: Introductions
06-02-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Phil85207

This getting old is not for sissies, is it? It...

This getting old is not for sissies, is it? It seems fitness leaves quicker and getting fit harder. I guess I should not complain cause the not getting old aint all that great either.
Forum: Introductions
06-02-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Phil85207

Three years or so ago I was an active cyclist. ...

Three years or so ago I was an active cyclist. Some medical issues from my wife and the a injury of mine kept me off the bike. Now things are looking better and now I need to get in all the base...
05-26-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,544
Posted By Phil85207

This one gets my vote. ...

This one gets my vote.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XNJS2ML/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
05-26-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 42,924
Posted By Phil85207

I got this one and was well pleased. I used it...

I got this one and was well pleased. I used it today for the first time. I will tell you, don't even try to look directly at it. Its very bright. Now l will have to see how long it last.
Product...
05-26-17, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,279
Posted By Phil85207

I agree, but I add a head covering (under the...

I agree, but I add a head covering (under the helmet ) made to wick sweat. the evaporation is cooling. I have been known to poor some water on my head to aidd to the effect. Good luck.
05-26-17, 05:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,917
Posted By Phil85207

Well said!!

Well said!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Phil85207

over 65?

Can someone tell me how to fine the over 65 part of this forum? I seem to be having trouble finding it. Thanks.
Forum: Introductions
05-25-17, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Phil85207

Getting back on the bike.

So after a long absents from health issues, (my wife's) I am trying to get in some base miles. Now it going into summer in the Arizona desert and it getting easier to make excuses to not go out. ...
05-25-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,896
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 369,587
Posted By Phil85207

I guess someone died and left Retro Grouch in...

I guess someone died and left Retro Grouch in charge to make what ever rules he wants. I say post if you want to, hang out here if you want to. I can't see what harm it it would do to anyone, so I...
08-29-15, 05:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,172
Posted By Phil85207

" De gustibus non est disputandem." This is true...

" De gustibus non est disputandem." This is true if your are talking about food. However wars have been started because of differences of "taste" I have not noticed much of a problem for me on this...
08-29-15, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Phil85207

Thanks for the welcome back, It feels good to be...

Thanks for the welcome back, It feels good to be back in the saddle again. I just feel so old. I hope I can get back to where I was a few years ago but I have a long way to go. My maximum heart...
08-27-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Phil85207

Finally back

Well its been a few years but in the last week I have had 6 rides ( all under 11 miles) but at least I am giving it a go. When I stopped I became a care giver for my wife who is now well enough...
01-06-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Phil85207

Thanks to all of you for your kind thoughts and...

Thanks to all of you for your kind thoughts and prayers.
01-05-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Phil85207

Been gone to long

just in case anyone wants to know why I have been absent here. I was in Ecuador for 37 days and when I got back my wife's health took a turn for the worst. Two hospital stays for her with...
12-18-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 2,281,629
Posted By Phil85207

It was cool and overcast but a great day for a...

It was cool and overcast but a great day for a ride, except for a rear flat at about 44 miles. It was good to get out today, we have been having rain or the threat of rain for over a week now. Very...
12-01-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 2,281,629
Posted By Phil85207

Finally I can say I went for a ride. The first...

Finally I can say I went for a ride. The first time in over 8 weeks as I was in Ecuador and having a great time. I can say I felt it bye the time I got home, Almost 48 miles. I think I need to...
11-24-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,905
Posted By Phil85207

To be happy and healthy and to be able to help...

To be happy and healthy and to be able to help some. Everything else is icing on the cake.
11-24-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,387
Posted By Phil85207

Some pretty good laughs in this one too.

Some pretty good laughs in this one too.
11-24-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Phil85207

This has got to be the funniest post I've seen in...

This has got to be the funniest post I've seen in a long time. I laughed so hard my wife came in to see if i was ok.
11-16-12, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By Phil85207

Thats incredible!! Your guardian angle was...

Thats incredible!! Your guardian angle was looking out for you then. I think I would have that wheel looked at by an expert, I think I would anyway. It shouldn't cost anything, if you blink your...
11-13-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By Phil85207

I am with you on this one Esteban58 It...

I am with you on this one Esteban58

It sounds nice but somehow I don't think I will be moving to a cold climate any time soon.
11-13-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Phil85207

Walking is all I can do now that I am in Ecuador...

Walking is all I can do now that I am in Ecuador and without a bike, but its not so bad, waking is good for a person too.
11-13-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Phil85207

They are all in different albums and the albums...

They are all in different albums and the albums are all mixed with a hundred other albums. Why they didn't upload in the order is a Mystery to me. I tried to "organize" them but only made it worse.
11-11-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Phil85207

That sounds so easy.

That sounds so easy.
11-11-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Phil85207

I have hundreds of pictures, I just have to sort...

I have hundreds of pictures, I just have to sort through them as If I posted all of them the sight would crash. they are all on photobucket so I think I could group them together so one could go to...
11-11-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Phil85207

Just in case you were wondering

I am in Ecuador, without a guide, my spanish in not good, I got an eye infection and just had eye surgery. Not exactly what I had planed.

I was to meet my bike club friend who is Ecuadorian on...
10-17-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Phil85207

On My way to Ecuador in the morning.

The day has finally come and I will be leaving in the morning for the east coast and stay there with some kin for a while and then on Ecuador. If everything goes as planned I will be back sometime in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Posted By Phil85207

Mine was at an main intersection for kids going...

Mine was at an main intersection for kids going to ASU in the morning rush hour. I fell to the left in front of a car and it seemed like hundreds of kids crossing right in front of me. For the life...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Phil85207

I take it you are all for this brand, and not...

I take it you are all for this brand, and not looking at any others?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,761
Posted By Phil85207

I stopped by to see a friend in a hospice ...

I stopped by to see a friend in a hospice hospital several times. They even let me take the bike into the room with me. Got lots of looks but no comments.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By Phil85207

I think either bike would do you a great job. I...

I think either bike would do you a great job. I would ride both and talk to the folks selling and get a feel for the kind of service you can expect. I get my bikes where I get great service, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Phil85207

Good luck with that. I had a similar noise with...

Good luck with that. I had a similar noise with mine and just started taking things apart and inspecting and re lubing. I started with the RD and the noise went away, I got lucky. However my noise...
09-30-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Phil85207

So what are the bike clubs doing about it? Is...

So what are the bike clubs doing about it? Is there a planned show up of concerned citizens?
09-29-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Phil85207

We need pictures.

We need pictures.
09-29-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Phil85207

So you have to give up the whole day**********

So you have to give up the whole day**********
09-29-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,848
Posted By Phil85207

I used to live in California, the weather is nice...

I used to live in California, the weather is nice I will say that for the state.
09-26-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,599
Posted By Phil85207

I am shocked. I have been ridding for a good long...

I am shocked. I have been ridding for a good long time and have never encountered such a thing. I guess I live in a great place to cycle.
09-26-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By Phil85207

If I hear another Testosterone ad telling me how...

If I hear another Testosterone ad telling me how great my life will be after there treatments i'm gonna scream.
09-17-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Phil85207

Its amazing how fast things can happen. One...

Its amazing how fast things can happen. One moment, its a great day rolling along and the next split second...
09-17-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Phil85207

It would be my honor to donate for this little...

It would be my honor to donate for this little boy. Good luck in your ride.
09-17-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 927
Posted By Phil85207

Welcome to the forum, I am sure you will find a...

Welcome to the forum, I am sure you will find a lot of great info here. There are lots of "Clides" in the Clydesdale section of the form too. This is a great place to hang out. Good luck.
09-17-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,042
Posted By Phil85207

The answer is not to get married. It seems to me...

The answer is not to get married. It seems to me that a man could live forever if he was smart enough to stay single.
However.

I also read that married men live longer than single men. So It...
09-17-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 2,281,629
Posted By Phil85207

Great ride today, only 47 miles but no flats. ...

Great ride today, only 47 miles but no flats. Last time out I had two.
http://connect.garmin.com/activity/224040969
http://app.strava.com/rides/22323838
09-16-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,525
Posted By Phil85207

I can remember the days when I was counting the...

I can remember the days when I was counting the days till retirement. Good luck and enjoy.
09-16-12, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By Phil85207

Life was pretty rosy for me until my wife's...

Life was pretty rosy for me until my wife's health took a turn for the worse. Then her sister moved in with us to help taking care of the wife. I thought that would be a great thing, and it was for...
09-16-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,626
Posted By Phil85207

I feel your pain!! I have been on a diet since...

I feel your pain!! I have been on a diet since high school. You have a lot of good advice here. Good luck and I am rooting for you.
09-16-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,772
Posted By Phil85207

I agree with the overwhelming majority that...

I agree with the overwhelming majority that flashing in the rear. For the front, If I need to see the road at night it's a steady light and for others to see me it's flashing.
09-01-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Phil85207

For sure I don't know how you folks in the...

For sure I don't know how you folks in the humidity belt do it. We are in the monsoon season here in the desert and the 50% humidity is killing me. I can't seem to keep my body temps under control....
09-01-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By Phil85207

Perhaps you could take a different route that may...

Perhaps you could take a different route that may be safer. Glad you survived with only minor injuries. Good luck in the ride with your son..
09-01-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Phil85207

So, I thought a trainer was someone who told a...

So, I thought a trainer was someone who told a person how to organize workouts for a given result. Tires??? Just kidding.
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