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  1. Thread: July Rides

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    Today I went on a ride with a former colleague...

    Today I went on a ride with a former colleague and her DH. She is the one person from my teaching career that I am still friends with. I bagged a very hilly group ride. They are about 10 years...
  2. I am more like you, Shooting Star. Maybe, even...

    I am more like you, Shooting Star. Maybe, even more so. When I was single, I made myself a home cooked meal every night. Made a grocery list, shopped weekly, and cooked. I still went out to...
  3. Thread: Dear So and So

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    My own family were great when they came. They do...

    My own family were great when they came. They do not expect to be waited on and we all have the same habits. We even rented a small 2 bedroom cottage with my parents and kids (they were 18 months and...
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    Where is everyone else??? B: sliced tomatoes,...

    Where is everyone else???
    B: sliced tomatoes, tuna, melted cheddar, 1/4 avocado. blueberries, coffee
    commuted to work, 5.2 miles
    L: chef's salad, no egg in it, bowl of melon and pineapple
    S:...
  5. Thread: Dear So and So

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    You could have taken refuge here for a few hours!

    You could have taken refuge here for a few hours!
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    half a banana before boot camp B:egg whites,...

    half a banana before boot camp
    B:egg whites, blueberries, one left over thin pork chop, coffee
    L: chicken salad over butter lettuce, an apple
    S: Machengo cheese slice, 3 whole wheat pita rounds...
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    I have 2. Both are road bikes, but slightly...

    I have 2. Both are road bikes, but slightly different. One is carbon and very light and aggressive. The other is a custom titanium with couplers for taking it apart for travel in a standard sized...
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    B: one buttermilk waffle with dried cranberries...

    B: one buttermilk waffle with dried cranberries and walnuts, one turkey sausage, blueberries, coffee
    took a 3 mile wlk with DH, active rest day, we did not walk our fastest pace
    L: I had a salad, I...
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    I agree. When DH had a vasectomy when DS #2 was 6...

    I agree. When DH had a vasectomy when DS #2 was 6 weeks old, people raised their eyebrows. "What if something happens?"
    Well, you can't live assuming the worst. Since we had already experienced the...
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    My friend once said to a teen riding by, with her...

    My friend once said to a teen riding by, with her helmet dangling from the bar, "Helmet on the handlebar doesn't help prevent brain injury." The girl actually stopped and put it on!
  11. No, I don't need a smaller bike. I sold the Jamis...

    No, I don't need a smaller bike. I sold the Jamis when I got my custom ti Guru. We've whittled down our stable to 4 bikes (2 each), down from about 9, which included a couple that my older son now...
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    I missed your rant. Now I want to know.

    I missed your rant. Now I want to know.
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    B: another Korean "rice" bowl, with quinoa, lox,...

    B: another Korean "rice" bowl, with quinoa, lox, spinach, avocado, 2 eggs, coffee
    ate a banana before a 42 mile, moderately hilly ride I led.
    L:almond butter and peach jam sandwich on whole wheat...
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    I went on BC pills at age 17 and stayed on it...

    I went on BC pills at age 17 and stayed on it until I was 27. I experienced nausea, weight gain, and breast tenderness the first few days of taking them each month. When I started having leg pains,...
  15. Thread: New to site

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    Welcome.

    Welcome.
  16. I bought my Jamis Coda Femme at Quad Cycles in...

    I bought my Jamis Coda Femme at Quad Cycles in Arlington... they had a lot of Jamis (Jami?), although this was in 2008.
    I wish I hadn't sold it.
  17. Thread: July Rides

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    Today was interesting. I led a ride in Mystic,...

    Today was interesting. I led a ride in Mystic, CT, as after 8-10 miles, the other leader had one of his spokes break and his wheel was totally untrued. He sat on the side of the road to figure out a...
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    rest day B: tuna, on sliced tomatoes, melted...

    rest day
    B: tuna, on sliced tomatoes, melted cheddar, blueberries, coffee
    L: pecan crusted chicken salad
    S: slice of Machengo cheese
    D: 1.5 brown rice burger patties, sliced avocado, red pepper...
  19. I don't know about the headaches, but I would...

    I don't know about the headaches, but I would avoid drinks with all of that sugar and crap in them. For very hot weather, pre-hydrate a bit with water and up your salt intake a little, eat bananas....
  20. Thread: Stp 2014

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    I often do short rides where I see the sunrise...

    I often do short rides where I see the sunrise over the Concord River.
    No matter where I am, on my rides in the early AM, it's just awesome.
    However, this does sound like an epic experience, with...
  21. Emily, I walked up that street two years ago, and...

    Emily, I walked up that street two years ago, and it was a workout.
    We stayed at a hotel right above the marketplace, about 1/4 way up one of those hilly streets. We had just finished riding in the...
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    How long are they, in inches? I love Mizuno, both...

    How long are they, in inches? I love Mizuno, both shoes and clothing seems to fit me well. I mostly wear capris to the gym, but, on me, they are a bit long.
  23. Thread: Thread Drift

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    Congrats!

    Congrats!
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    I am taking my first October vacation this year,...

    I am taking my first October vacation this year, so that does make sense, but I would still hate starting in July if I was teaching. And do kids really take those remediation courses? Can you "make"...
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    boot camp,had half a banana before B: left over...

    boot camp,had half a banana before
    B: left over refried beans, brown rice, Mexican cheese in a corn tortilla. strawberries and blueberries, coffee
    L: small salad with chicken breast and tomatoes,...
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