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  1. Thread: road angel

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    road angel

    yesterday was the first day in about 10 days when the temperature started at 40 and went up instead of starting cold and finally reaching 40, plus we had sun!!!! just when everyone was starting to...
  2. Thread: Thumb arthritis

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    yes the pain does wake me a bit at night but its...

    yes the pain does wake me a bit at night but its mostly on waking up and trying to move and then depending on what I am doing on and off during the day which is why I wear them both sleeping and...
  3. Thread: Thumb arthritis

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    not necessarily a cure but definitely a...

    not necessarily a cure but definitely a palliative approach which may help some with the discomfort. Even if it is only when you are in bed, find and wear wool fingerless gloves. Mine are knitted...
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    welcome back in every sense of the word. As for...

    welcome back in every sense of the word. As for spinnervals, I have no advice but I can suggest a couple of podcasts. Cadence Revolution is specifically geared to riding, while pod runner and...
  5. Thread: Breast Cancer.

    by marni
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    I too was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma and...

    I too was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma and decided after several needle biopsies and a lumpectomy that when it showed up again, to have a mastectomy. To me the most anguishing effect was the...
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    while my favorite shows graphic of a gear , a...

    while my favorite shows graphic of a gear , a tire and a crank and says "geared, tired and cranky."
  7. Thread: December rides

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    we are experiencing a spell of relatively mild...

    we are experiencing a spell of relatively mild (ie seasonally normal) weather here in Houston, for once. Today's ride was 27 miles in 3:21 for an average of 14.2. Would have been faster but 13...
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    this is so all the Sunday hammerhead road...

    this is so all the Sunday hammerhead road warriors can fulfill their delusions of adequacy. Sheesh!
  9. Thread: November Rides

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    40 very windy miles in 3:00 hours. The brief...

    40 very windy miles in 3:00 hours. The brief tailwind we had allowed me to coast down off the freeway overpass and the 1/4 mile to the stop sign without pedaling. On the other hand it was peaking...
  10. Thread: Hot Buttered Rum

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    my winter favorite, called around here...

    my winter favorite, called around here alternately "bunn warmer" and or "butt warmer" which is hot chocolate with a shot of peppermint schnapps and topped with whipped cream. Yumm.
  11. Thread: November Rides

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    woops pardon my dislexic fingers. Obvously it...

    woops pardon my dislexic fingers. Obvously it was 45 not 450! Even 45 in 2 1/2 hours is pretty stypendous for me, I must have had a lot of tail wind or a total lack of wind 'cause I know I wasn't...
  12. Thread: November Rides

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    did my normal Wednesday ride yesterday and it was...

    did my normal Wednesday ride yesterday and it was much better than last week. Yes the winds were really blowing last week as the same 42 miles only took 2:30 instead of 4:30 and the average mph was...
  13. Thread: November Rides

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    another cold ride. Started out at 38 degrees and...

    another cold ride. Started out at 38 degrees and finished 3 hours later at 43 degrees. At least the wind was much lighter, especially when compared to two days ago.

    today's stats 42 miles in...
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    signs from the road

    "where I grew up, gravy is considered a beverage."
  15. Thread: November Rides

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    foolishly believed the weather mans' rain...

    foolishly believed the weather mans' rain predictions yesterday which failed to materialize. Rode out instead today at 38 degrees ( this is Houston d### it !) into head winds of 18-20 from the NE...
  16. Thread: November Rides

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    today could have been a Houston Chamber of...

    today could have been a Houston Chamber of Commerce day for a ride. Temps started in the low 60's as we headed out at 9:00 AM and had reached mid 70's by the time we finished. Bit of a breeze (less...
  17. Thread: November Rides

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    clocking in another 46 miles today. Can't saythe...

    clocking in another 46 miles today. Can't saythe speed is great because of the headwinds. but it is dry, cool and relatlively sunny. That makes 130.5 miles this week. YAY ME.
  18. woman tours.com a d great bicycle tours are both...

    woman tours.com a d great bicycle tours are both excellent. woman tours has a southern utah/
    grand canyon and a moab tour,not to mention longer trips like the southern tier cross country and some...
  19. Thread: November Rides

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    rode 42 miles at 14.2 yesterday in a strong wind...

    rode 42 miles at 14.2 yesterday in a strong wind (15 mph) with gusts up to 30. Random light rain showers. Got back to the car and got the bike into it just as the skies opened. Guess our fall...
  20. Thread: November Rides

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    did the Independence ride today. This is a ride...

    did the Independence ride today. This is a ride that follows the principles of Joey's shoes, for every Independence ride jersey purchased, a handicapped veteran rider gets a jersey. in addition...
  21. Thread: A Personal Best

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    yay for you. It sounds absolutely daunting to...

    yay for you. It sounds absolutely daunting to me. Go youy,
  22. Thread: Roctober Rides

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    Houston has been having a spell of perfect fall...

    Houston has been having a spell of perfect fall weather. Dry air, sun,and temps in the mid 60's raising to the high 80's by mid-afternoon a nd then cooling down.

    I have been doing back to back...
  23. well in my case the 3 d scan caught my breast...

    well in my case the 3 d scan caught my breast cancer just as it was becoming invasive when a regular mammo hadn't caught it at all so.....
  24. Thread: Roctober Rides

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    today was a wet and windy 45 miles with the...

    today was a wet and windy 45 miles with the infamous Cochate road outside of Sealy- 17 hills or rollers that you neeed to peddle up in 5.8 miles and just to prove we could do it we did it in both...
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    only in Texas pithy sign

    seen yesterday on a Houston billboard along the freeway.

    "Talk to Jesus every day. Text him while driving and meet him in person!"
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