Also Mang Ricardo of Team Sandugo... Obviously for his age he isn’t fast anymore but given that he can ride TH trails at his age (and go up and down wall several times in a row), man that is really something in comparison to the young ones!
Thing about the modern age right now is that online videos pressure everyone to be someone else. Heck pro riders had their entire lives dedicated to riding (ie career) hence they can do cool and awesome moves. But for weekend warriors like most, as long as you can beat your previous self and overcome your set realistic goals, you’re good.
Remember, even if you are slow, you are beating every couch potato by a huge gap every pedal stroke you do. An exercise done no matter how short is better than not done at all.
Post by jojodeveyra on Mar 22, 2019 20:29:42 GMT 8
Depends on ones physical constitution, I guess. Some people just age better than others or at least maintain good condition as they grow older.
On my 2nd Guimaras adventure, I was already bonking at the start due to my poor stamina especially for uphills. It should've been easier on cement but there I was lagging behind the group - patigil-tigil pa. While on the last climb trying to catch the group, imagine my surprise when I received a push from another rider. It was my first time to experience that, being pushed by another while he was riding as well. We rested at the peak to another surprise - he offered me a cigarette, not a hint of panting in his breath. And then another... that he is 64 years old.
In Korea 2006, my mostly white ride mates were in their 50s and can still shred. I guess continuously doing what we love helps too. I was forty at the time.
Post by biketripbro on Mar 30, 2019 11:33:25 GMT 8
Nice to hear that... I can say that I'm a late cyclist bloomer.. I'm already on my 30's when I purchased my first entry level mountain bike. Looking back, I should've get myself into mountain biking earlier. Oh well, perhaps di pa ganun ka rampant ang mtb way back early 2000's or maybe mga friends ko iba ang trip that time.
In few years, I will reach 40... andun yung dalawang isip if to pursue trails or stick na lang ako sa city biking? haha... Nyway, I enrolled myself to basic mtb trail riding clinic here in my area. Tomorrow yung first day, hopefully not too late to ride like Danny Hart or Matt Jones. Haha.
anthrax76: sa ngayon, mag jacket lang ako kapag umuulan at mahangin. kasi masakit sa balat ang matulin na ulan tsaka malakas makababa ng core temperature ang wind chill.
Aug 10, 2019 22:17:32 GMT 8
anthrax76: pero kung normal na ulan, 'di naman mahangin, hanggang mabasa na lang ako ng ulan okey lang. although i minimize kung gano katagal ako exposed. anything more than an hour, medyo delikado.
Aug 10, 2019 22:21:04 GMT 8
konablack: gamit ko two-piece raincoat, dehins lang sya ideal kung may backpack ka
Aug 13, 2019 7:39:14 GMT 8
oniechan: altered poncho..dahil ng backpack..bawas ng haba sa likod at sa side..mas malamig compared sa 2-pc na raincoat....
Aug 13, 2019 11:27:45 GMT 8
anthrax76: yung poncho, ginagamit ko lang sa climb or kapag naglalakad. feeling ko saranggola ako kapag naka bike eh, ha ha.
Aug 15, 2019 23:44:25 GMT 8
anthrax76: ang weird kagabi, padyak ako pero kahit may headwind at crosswind, swabe lang. parang tailwind yung pakiramdam.
Aug 24, 2019 4:32:23 GMT 8
lefty: Na experience nyo na sir yung pagbaba mo ng mabilis sa tulay biglang may malakas na crosswind tapos umangat yung front wheel? Nangyari na sa kin once pagbaba ko ng Southpeak. Mga March yun last year, mahangin talaga around that time last year.
Aug 24, 2019 8:50:45 GMT 8
lefty: Umangat ng konti na parang tinulak ng konti pa-side. Buti na control ko at di ako sumemplang. Nangyayari ba talaga ito normally? First time ko naka-experience nun.
Aug 24, 2019 8:56:30 GMT 8
anthrax76: hmm...never pa naman umangat yung harap na gulong ko. i get pushed downwind pero never pa umangat.
Aug 24, 2019 21:10:36 GMT 8
corollafreak: wassup!!! long time no hear dito =D
Aug 27, 2019 15:06:23 GMT 8
stealthwanderer: Hello! Meron bang pumapasok around Greenhills? If so, saan kayo nagpapark ng bike?
Aug 27, 2019 17:54:27 GMT 8
anthrax76: @cf!!! uy kumusta na?
Aug 28, 2019 0:01:25 GMT 8
anthrax76: stealthwanderer, dati may parking ang bikes dun from firefly brigade, sa parking sa harap. pero ginawa na yata yun so dehins ko alam kung saan nalipat. try ko magtanong minsan kapag napasyal ako.
Aug 28, 2019 0:02:48 GMT 8
konablack: wala na yung parking spot ng firefly brigade doon
Sept 4, 2019 9:26:36 GMT 8