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Posted in thread: Cycling keeps you young ! on 01-09-2015 at 03:01 AM
I feel so validated! I'm 60, but look and feel like I'm not a day over 59. Seriously, read this
NY Times health section piece
Posted in thread: Cyclists and Trucks on 12-24-2014 at 10:03 PM
Amen. Aside from worrying about semis and other big trucks (for all the reasons you set out in
your scary post from Dec 19), I worry about lawn and garden trucks. Always a flatbed/dump truck
Posted in thread: How's the old ticker? on 11-27-2014 at 12:54 AM
I'm now just over a year with a pacemaker. Set a personal best last weekend, will top 2400
miles on the year with my next ride. (It snowed today, :hate:)
Posted in thread: A TRUE class act is saying goodbye on 09-29-2014 at 01:13 AM
I hear next year the Yankees will dedicate a monument to Jeter in center field, to honor how he
played shortstop -- they will plant a tree.
Posted in thread: Helmet on 08-21-2014 at 01:56 AM
Does anyone actually have a MIPS helmet already? Thoughts about it? My favorite LBS says
they'll probably stock one next year, they think the '15 models will be more wearable and more
Posted in thread: No more Spouse Taxi after a breakdown on 04-30-2014 at 12:39 AM
Massachusetts/Southern New England AAA has just announced, you get roadside bike service with
your membership. They'll transport you (not fix the bike), and charges apply over 10 miles, but
Posted in thread: Pacemaker on 10-09-2013 at 02:26 AM
Yes, I've discussed with one cardiologist and am seeing a 2nd. I'm curious among those cured to
ride, what's it like?
Posted in thread: Pacemaker on 10-07-2013 at 01:54 AM
Anyone riding with one? What are the effects, what are the restrictions on what you can do?
Posted in thread: Fat burn question on 09-29-2013 at 02:21 PM
Supposedly, a steady 14-16 mph burns something like 600-700 calories an hour. What happens if
you average that speed, but up and down hills? So, sometimes you're hitting the hills,
sometimes you're co...
Posted in thread: BMW drivers are most dangerous for cyclists? on 08-15-2013 at 02:07 AM
And, here's another set of studies saying Beamer drivers are the worst drivers overall:
IMHO, VW drivers are about as bad--maybe they feel less entitled, but they're much younger (by
the time they...