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    Marni, don't give up...I don't think you are some...

    Marni, don't give up...I don't think you are some sort of genetic mutant that can't get faster. :D Keep working at it - you can do it!
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    [QUOTE=Bethany1;612687]Two magnets don't work. ...

    [QUOTE=Bethany1;612687]Two magnets don't work. LOL. My mechanic forgot to take the front one off when he installed my new wireless computer last week. Totally messed up my readings when I went for...
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    I just spent a couple of hours in a bookstore...

    I just spent a couple of hours in a bookstore reading about this very thing. The main point I took away from it is this...if you currently avg. 13 mph on your rides then on your next ride warm up...
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    No, but I looked up at him and gave him a big ol'...

    No, but I looked up at him and gave him a big ol' grin.


    I had that happen once...tried to race a train. The engineer blew the whistle and waved at me. That was kinda kool.
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    Faster than a slow moving truck...

    On my ride today a big diesel truck pulled out in front of me (didn't cut me off) as I was approaching a downhill. I pulled around him and passed him going about 35 mph and then hit a steep incline...
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    Lots of good info and input. Firstly, I did and...

    Lots of good info and input. Firstly, I did and have been losing the weight very slowly. I've been riding for about 6 years so I think I'm pretty good at riding smart...drafting, hills, etc. I am...
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    Strength to Weight Ratio?

    I've been wondering about this whole strength to weight ratio thing. A couple of years ago I got serious about dropping some weight. I've lost 45 pounds but find that the same people that dropped...
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    Thanks for replying. After you were cleared to...

    Thanks for replying. After you were cleared to start ROM exercises how long did it take to get full movement and strength back? I want to get back into my triathlon training but am wondering how...
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    Broken collarbone recovery time?

    Six weeks ago a dog ran out in front of me and I ended up going over the handlebars. Most of the force was taken on my shoulder/upper back which resulted in a broken collarbone and two broken ribs. ...
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    FYI - bicycletutor.com has some really good...

    FYI - bicycletutor.com has some really good videos on bicycle repair and maintenance.
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    What is the size of your smallest chainring on...

    What is the size of your smallest chainring on the triple and the rear cassette? You can plug it into a gear calculator and see the difference.

    When I went from a triple to a compact double I...
  12. Thread: CTS Camps?

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    tctrek, thank you for the update. Makes me want...

    tctrek, thank you for the update. Makes me want to go now even more.
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    Hypothyroid meds and BC pills?

    I was just recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and just started to take Levothyroxine. My GP didn't say anything about not taking it with my BC pill each morning but the pharmacist said not to...
  14. Thread: CTS Camps?

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    Did you go to the camp? Can we get an update?

    Did you go to the camp? Can we get an update?
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    I knew you were kidding.....and it was funny!:D

    I knew you were kidding.....and it was funny!:D
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    I guess I have a different take on this...I don't...

    I guess I have a different take on this...I don't think it is up to you to make your BF happy. Truthfully, nobody can truly make someone else happy...happiness comes from within. If he can't get...
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    I very rarely use my lowest gear. Also, recently...

    I very rarely use my lowest gear. Also, recently my fitness has improved a lot and I've dropped 30 pounds since January. So even though I'll be losing my lowest gear I'll be gaining better gear...
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    Because a lot of times I have to go from the...

    Because a lot of times I have to go from the small chain ring to the big chainring and then back down to the small chain ring which isn't efficient. By gaining another gear I can cruise more without...
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    They gave me the cassette back but not the chain....

    They gave me the cassette back but not the chain. Some of the teeth on the cassette do look worn but when the new chain was put on my bike (6 months ago) I didn't have any issues so I don't think...
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    ...a small fish in a big pond trying to make a...

    ...a small fish in a big pond trying to make a name for himself...
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    LBS - What would you do?

    Background: I ride with the LBS owner and a guy that works there about once a week. The guy that works there has been helping me out trying to turn me into a better rider. Anyhow, he suggested I...
  22. Thread: Aug.29/09 ride

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    Thank you. The stars were aligned for me on...

    Thank you. The stars were aligned for me on Saturday. :)

    An avg. of 16.3 is also very good. Congratulations!
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    I did the HHH too. It was an absolutely perfect...

    I did the HHH too. It was an absolutely perfect day for the ride. I felt so good I decided to just go for a personal best.

    Total ride time: 05:26:30
    On bike time: 05:15:05
    Avg. Speed: ...
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    Numbers on headset?

    I don't know all the terms so pardon me if I use the wrong ones but what are the numbers that I see on my headset?

    I see a +8 and a -16 between the space of the two bolts that attach the stem.
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  25. Thread: CTS Camps?

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    How "good" where the people, especially the...

    How "good" where the people, especially the women, in the climbing camps. I wouldn't want to get there and then completely embarrass myself. I ride flat roads for the most-part - hence needing...
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