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Old 01-12-2012, 03:11 AM   #25666
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About 10-15 miles later I was on this dirt highway headed for San Simon.


It took quite a while to get thru the mountains and by the time I reached San Simon I had just enough time to run the 100 miles back home on pavement before nightfall. This was probably my last long ride out here before flying back to ME on Saturday.

I normally don't take a lot of pics when I ride, and I don't really do ride reports - I hope you guys didn't get too tired of me cluttering up the thread with all these pics - and if you did, blame the guys that kept asking for more.
Thanks Kobukan all the pics and RR have been a great distraction to my season of non riding
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:11 AM   #25667
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Hey Kaw4life... get that?


Nipple deep powdah!



I just wanted to see that spelled out!
It's already nipple deep on a church mouse here!!!

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Old 01-12-2012, 03:14 AM   #25668
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I like the pics Kobukan. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:20 AM   #25669
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Hey Kaw4life... get that?


Nipple deep powdah!



I just wanted to see that spelled out!
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It's already nipple deep on a church mouse here!!!




Awesome pix K - thnaks fro taking the time to rub it in
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:27 AM   #25670
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Kobukan and his pictures have got me thinking.
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:56 AM   #25671
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Kobukan and his pictures have got me thinking.
any sand dunes in your thinkin?



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Old 01-12-2012, 04:04 AM   #25672
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any sand dunes in your thinkin?




Sweet!

Although, I'd be happy with a long winding dirt road and one vista after the next.
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:40 AM   #25673
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About 4.5 months ago I started feeling some pain in my shoulder. I connected that to picking up a tractor counter weight with my brother in law and putting it in the truck. Small tug, little discomfort, not much drama.

Over the course of 3 months I continued to lose motion in my shoulder, pain increased and I was loosing sleep. I wasn't shaking this off.

After the usual poking and prodding, xrays and MRI, I was told I have adhesive captivitas. WTF?

They do not know for sure what causes it but basically the fluids in the joint start getting sticky and binding down your movement. There is a great deal of off the charts pain.

If doing nothing, range of motion comes back in 1.5 - 2 years on its own.

Or, you can do PT. You can also have it forced to move in a machine, or even some surgery. My doc suggested yesterday that I keep up the PT. After 6 weeks I have regained about 50% range of motion that I lost in that shoulder. Wooohoooo!

I can still ride, but want to be pain free and I'm working at it. There is no way I can ride like I always have but I expect to be able to again and sooner rather than later.

All I can think of is what a good friend of mine said....

"Welcome to your 50's".
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Old 01-12-2012, 05:33 AM   #25674
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About 4.5 months ago I started feeling some pain in my shoulder. I connected that to picking up a tractor counter weight with my brother in law and putting it in the truck. Small tug, little discomfort, not much drama.

Over the course of 3 months I continued to lose motion in my shoulder, pain increased and I was loosing sleep. I wasn't shaking this off.

After the usual poking and prodding, xrays and MRI, I was told I have adhesive captivitas. WTF?

They do not know for sure what causes it but basically the fluids in the joint start getting sticky and binding down your movement. There is a great deal of off the charts pain.

If doing nothing, range of motion comes back in 1.5 - 2 years on its own.

Or, you can do PT. You can also have it forced to move in a machine, or even some surgery. My doc suggested yesterday that I keep up the PT. After 6 weeks I have regained about 50% range of motion that I lost in that shoulder. Wooohoooo!

I can still ride, but want to be pain free and I'm working at it. There is no way I can ride like I always have but I expect to be able to again and sooner rather than later.

All I can think of is what a good friend of mine said....

"Welcome to your 50's".
Count your blessings that you made it this far before it set in
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Old 01-12-2012, 06:10 AM   #25675
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" normally don't take a lot of pics when I ride, and I don't really do ride reports - I hope you guys didn't get too tired of me cluttering up the thread with all these pics - and if you did, blame the guys that kept asking for more."

Great pics and description. Thanks for taking the time to post. You may have inspired a road trip.
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Old 01-12-2012, 06:23 AM   #25676
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About 4.5 months ago I started feeling some pain in my shoulder. I connected that to picking up a tractor counter weight with my brother in law and putting it in the truck. Small tug, little discomfort, not much drama.

Over the course of 3 months I continued to lose motion in my shoulder, pain increased and I was loosing sleep. I wasn't shaking this off.

After the usual poking and prodding, xrays and MRI, I was told I have adhesive captivitas. WTF?

They do not know for sure what causes it but basically the fluids in the joint start getting sticky and binding down your movement. There is a great deal of off the charts pain.

If doing nothing, range of motion comes back in 1.5 - 2 years on its own.

Or, you can do PT. You can also have it forced to move in a machine, or even some surgery. My doc suggested yesterday that I keep up the PT. After 6 weeks I have regained about 50% range of motion that I lost in that shoulder. Wooohoooo!

I can still ride, but want to be pain free and I'm working at it. There is no way I can ride like I always have but I expect to be able to again and sooner rather than later.

All I can think of is what a good friend of mine said....

"Welcome to your 50's".
is that the same as or called "frozen shoulder"? Wife has had that twice and there is 1 physical therapist in Bangor area who knows just how to deal with it. Sounds very similar...and yes she did get past it and is not bothered by it...
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Old 01-12-2012, 06:30 AM   #25677
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Count your blessings that you made it this far before it set in

I do.

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is that the same as or called "frozen shoulder"? Wife has had that twice and there is 1 physical therapist in Bangor area who knows just how to deal with it. Sounds very similar...and yes she did get past it and is not bothered by it...

Yup, same thing. I call the PT place, little shop of horrors.

Glad to hear, first hand, that it worked out. I keep hearing this is the case.

Starting to look promising for the start of the riding season.
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:10 AM   #25678
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I do.




Yup, same thing. I call the PT place, little shop of horrors.

Glad to hear, first hand, that it worked out. I keep hearing this is the case.

Starting to look promising for the start of the riding season.
I think the PT my wife went to knew just how far to push it each time to get some of those little thingys broke loose each time without too much pain
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Old 01-12-2012, 08:57 AM   #25679
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The only thing worse that working with MS Access is fixing something that was built by someone that has NO idea what a relational database is.


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Old 01-12-2012, 09:08 AM   #25680
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The only thing worse that working with MS Access is fixing something that was built by someone that has NO idea what a relational database is.

I can identify with that. Now, try migrating that MS Access mess into SQL server...

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