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    I'm 54 - began cycling (again) at 51. :)

    I'm 54 - began cycling (again) at 51. :)
  2. Thread: Bee Keeping

    by BeeLady
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    Well, I know my two hives made it through the...

    Well, I know my two hives made it through the winter. For the first time in two years we have lots of wildflowers and I think we just had our last frost yesterday so the mesquite should be blooming...
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    I smoked for 25 or so years - two packs a day. ...

    I smoked for 25 or so years - two packs a day. My most recent (I never say last) cigarette was about 22 years ago.

    I made a 3 lists: everyone I knew that had quit smoking and seemed able to...
  4. Lucky you! Wish I were going too! Best...

    Lucky you! Wish I were going too!

    Best cycling advice I ever got as from a TE member: Just keep pedaling!

    One good cross-country book I read was Pedaling Across America by Don & Lolly...
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    I do my "commute" into town for grocery shopping...

    I do my "commute" into town for grocery shopping - its 8 miles one way and I don't bother with cycling clothes but I do wear fabric that is more sweat friendly (no cotton).

    Before my Xtracyle on...
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    Cuero Wildflower Ride April 10

    This year's Wildflower Ride in Cuero, Texas is on Saturday, April 10.

    We've had lots of rain this spring and the wildflowers are beautiful! This should be a great ride.

    Cuero is 85 miles from...
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    One reason to unclip only the left foot, and make...

    One reason to unclip only the left foot, and make that a habit, is it will discourage always wanting to stop at the curb and put your right foot on the curb.

    If you ride at all in traffic, being...
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    Somewhere along the line I heard or read that...

    Somewhere along the line I heard or read that after a long ride, and when I was new to cycling 20 miles was a long ride, that I should have a recovery food/drink after the ride.

    There should be a...
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    If it hurts mainly up front you may try tipping...

    If it hurts mainly up front you may try tipping the nose of your seat down a tiny bit, like 1/4 inch at first. Tipping the nose of your saddle down can change the way you pedal a bit and stress your...
  10. Thread: What to wear??

    by BeeLady
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    If I am riding less than 25 miles, I wear what...

    If I am riding less than 25 miles, I wear what ever I'll be comfortable going into a store in. Over 25 miles, I wear padded shorts either alone or under a skirt.

    I usually wear technical fabric...
  11. Thread: Slow......

    by BeeLady
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    The good news is that 9 mph on a Huffy is...

    The good news is that 9 mph on a Huffy is probably 12 or 15 mph on a top quality bike if you are putting in the same or less effort! One of my bikes is a lightweight touring bike and the other is a...
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    My sister bought a 3-speed Electra Townie that...

    My sister bought a 3-speed Electra Townie that she enjoys. She also got a rack on the back for panniers so she can carry her laptop to the office or stop by and pick up a few groceries.

    The only...
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    Didn't want to ride today as feeling low energy...

    Didn't want to ride today as feeling low energy still after my mom died two days ago. But I decided to ride into town for my errands and name it the Jean S.R. memorial ride after my mom, and even...
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    Looks wonderful! Have you been/are you going to...

    Looks wonderful! Have you been/are you going to Amsterdam? It is truly a cycling haven. When I was there in May we had a nice day ride well out into the country. There was a ferry that only...
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    Good to be back in the saddle!

    I have basically been living out in the country since January and due to, first, illness and then "too much wind," and getting involved with other things, I haven't been riding much at all.

    Until...
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    I'm in South Texas and we've had a string of...

    I'm in South Texas and we've had a string of about thirty 100 degree-plus days. I was ill in March, and the wind was so strong through April that I basically quit riding. I ride mainly for errands...
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    I went to visit my dad this morning, his first...

    I went to visit my dad this morning, his first day home from the hospital.

    The round-trip to his house is about 18 miles, fairly flat. Not much traffic on a Sunday morning. Add the three mile...
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    Beautiful Bike! Wishing you many happy miles on...

    Beautiful Bike! Wishing you many happy miles on it.
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    In San Antonio, we have lots of cops on bikes. I...

    In San Antonio, we have lots of cops on bikes. I saw a bike rack while walking on one of our main downtown street and there were about 30 bikes. Then I realized it was the bike rack in front of the...
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    Remember, with one foot clipped in you can still...

    Remember, with one foot clipped in you can still pedal the full circle as your foot that is clipped in will pull the pedal up. So you can even "dangle" one foot if you need to and still make...
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    You're ready to go clipless (cycling shoes and...

    You're ready to go clipless (cycling shoes and special pedals) when you want to go farther with the same or less effort then when wearing tennis shoes. I believe they really do make a difference in...
  22. Thread: Osteopenia

    by BeeLady
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    I have found the site below to be very helpful in...

    I have found the site below to be very helpful in my understanding of and my dealing with my osteopenia. Lots of good suggestions and information. And the research is cited, so you can go to the...
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    I'm reading the Park Blue Book Bike repair manual...

    I'm reading the Park Blue Book Bike repair manual from cover to cover. Changed my flat all by myself the other day (no male influence within miles) and got my chain hitting my front dérailleur...
  24. Thread: Cool Socks!

    by BeeLady
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    I have the yellow bee socks -- gotta get the...

    I have the yellow bee socks -- gotta get the orange ones. And a jersey to match, no doubt.:D
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    Thanks for providing the link. I agree with the...

    Thanks for providing the link. I agree with the author about stretches, movements while riding. Last weekend during a very challenging ride, I was really doing some stretching at the sag stops. It...
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