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petemeads

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Hippy ride-out today!
« on: June 10, 2015, 07:40:32 PM »
Hi bikers, today we had a hippy ride-out that comprised me (29 weeks BHR), Roger (1997 BHR by Treacy), Paul (second THR done 18 months ago, to replace the original smashed in a cycling accident) and Roger's wife Jane, who still has all natural hips.
Despite GPS route plotting errors and a road closure that involved retracing our route for a few miles we eventually got home with 71 miles recorded at just over 14mph, which would not trouble Bradley Wiggins but we are nearly all over 60, Roger is 70.
Not a bad day out, despite a constant unhelpful gusty wind, and the halfway cafe was excellent!
Age 69, LBHR 48mm head 18th Nov 2014 and RTHR 36mm head Zimmer ceramic/ceramic 2nd May 2017 by Mr Christopher Kershaw, Spire hospital, Leicester UK.

lgbran

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Re: Hippy ride-out today!
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2015, 10:35:18 PM »
Great to hear. Keep it up. Greetings from a fellow cyclist 1.5 years post surgery. It's just gets better and better!
RBHR 11/11/13 by Stephen McMahon @
The Avenue Hospital Melbourne Australia

China Lady

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Re: Hippy ride-out today!
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2015, 11:11:34 PM »
Great! .....and I had a smile in my face. Nowadays we tell which hip we have and not which bike we ride :)
..... I will find out

petemeads

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Re: Hippy ride-out today!
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2015, 01:28:05 PM »
Repeated this ride on July 1st, the hottest July day in the UK since records began, with the route sorted out properly and only 62 miles this time.

The Garmin logged an average of 88 degrees Fahrenheit and we managed just under 15 mph.

After the café stop at 40 miles I started to have trouble with incipient cramp in both thighs but managed to ride through it although I was still slightly the weakest link.

No trouble at all from the BHR, which is now 32 weeks old.
Age 69, LBHR 48mm head 18th Nov 2014 and RTHR 36mm head Zimmer ceramic/ceramic 2nd May 2017 by Mr Christopher Kershaw, Spire hospital, Leicester UK.

shoraztri

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Re: Hippy ride-out today!
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2015, 12:01:40 AM »
Hi petemeads,
 Nice work there on the ride. Is great that you are progressing well.
Sure could do with some of that sunshine "down under" here.
Will post my progress next wek , as am the big 1 Anniversary. :) ;) :D ;D :P .
Cheers,
 Kiwi Boyo.
LHBHR. 7 JULY 2014. DR. HUGH BLACKLEY. SOUTHERN CROSS HOSPITAL, NORTH SHORE, NZ.
Fem Head 50.  Cup Size 56.  D.O.B. 03/1952.

 

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