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10-17-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Enjoy your ride. You deserve it :-) Re: Mild...

Enjoy your ride. You deserve it :-)
Re: Mild Sleep Apnea (weight loss and it is mostly gone)
Did you do CPAP and then stop? I'm pushing 70, stubborningly a bit over my BMI, use the hose and am not...
05-01-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

I bought an older 54 cm Specialized Secteur a...

I bought an older 54 cm Specialized Secteur a couple of years ago as my California bike. I am (or was, I don't think I can stand that straight anymore) 5'7", so it barely fits and the 175 cranks were...
12-07-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,986
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

RE: Why a 26 lb e-bike My e-MTB conversion...

RE: Why a 26 lb e-bike
My e-MTB conversion weighs way north of 50 lbs. I've been trying to figure out a way to carry it on my Camry that won't cost as much as the conversion itself. 26 lbs and my...
08-10-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,212
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Here in my particular part of the semi-rural PNW,...

Here in my particular part of the semi-rural PNW, the question of stop signs seems to involve whether or not I join the "main" traffic flow. If I'm going straight ahead or turning left I have no...
07-28-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,089
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Holding on to the bars to distribute the pain...

Holding on to the bars to distribute the pain makes a lot of sense even if the some of the recent clown show bike cop maneuver videos preceding the tear gas and baton assaults on protestors were...
07-28-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Helmets.org seems to have a lot and up to date...

Helmets.org seems to have a lot and up to date info on bike helmets. It seems almost unintentionally ironic (and I stress that it is not their intent; they are very serious and thorough) because the...
07-26-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,089
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Falling down

The last time I fell was one of those 0 mph things where I unclipped the wrong side on a gravelly hill (hey! it was the side I always unclip) and landed on my other knee. It resulted in a total knee...
06-26-20, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

How to format a BF post?

Is there a page/post about how to format a post? I am interested in including links to other web sites, perhaps using text enhancements like bold or italic, <quote>, etc. Asking for a friend, who...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,121
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

I'm 5'7" with 30" (Levi's) inseam. I bought a...

I'm 5'7" with 30" (Levi's) inseam. I bought a Specialized Secteur a couple of years ago with 175 mm cranks. I switched to 165 mm cranks this winter and it seemed to be a great improvement, mostly...
06-20-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,769
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Hills: Mash or Spin?

I'm 67; I am a non-racer, have been a tourer, commuter, and now exclusively recreational rider. I've got 50% or so lung capacity due to 40+ years of Bad Life Choices(TM). I gave up electronics when...
06-19-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Yes, we're exactly alike, except I'm 15 years...

Yes, we're exactly alike, except I'm 15 years younger, probably slower, afraid of single track, and I really hate doing exercises of any kind. But I love to ride, love to walk, and loved to swim....
05-31-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

I bought some $9 Falconi brand jerseys from a US...

I bought some $9 Falconi brand jerseys from a US importer a year or so ago. They were fine, not perfect, but the zippers work and back pockets held up. Tried some of the bibs and they were beyond...
05-31-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,834
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

15 years traveling the west in a VW van; it took...

15 years traveling the west in a VW van; it took quite a while to get there, but the campsites were better than any outside of a backpack. Dumbest thing I ever did was get rid of it. Fortunately, I...
05-18-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,042
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Not a serious question. Samantha was a Stepford...

Not a serious question. Samantha was a Stepford wife who wandered onto the wrong set. How many Darrens did she end up killing in total?
05-10-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By OldBrokeReCycle

Riding with COPD

I'm 67, diagnosed with emphysema a few years ago, now with maybe 50% lung capacity. I can ride 2 or 3 hours before bonking, 30 or so miles on flats, far, far less on hills. I am graced with the...
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