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    Best of luck with the recovery, Helene.

    Best of luck with the recovery, Helene.
  2. Thread: Gratitude

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    I am grateful that the sun came out for a little...

    I am grateful that the sun came out for a little while this afternoon. Also that the impending super-cold weather is expected to last less than a week, and that it's not expected to be...
  3. I have relatives who live just west of Azusa. The...

    I have relatives who live just west of Azusa. The last time I visited them we went into the mountains (by car) to see the Mount Wilson observatory. It was very nice up there.

    Yesterday I had...
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    I guess I'm too late for Penny, but if anyone...

    I guess I'm too late for Penny, but if anyone else is looking for something more wallet-like, I got this Chums surfshorts wallet from REI and it works well for me.
    ...
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    Hi Kim, The most important thing is a good...

    Hi Kim,

    The most important thing is a good fit. It can be adjusted somewhat by changing things like the stem or handlebars but if the size and geometry of the frame are wrong for you then no...
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    So how does the Jawbone wake you up? Electric...

    So how does the Jawbone wake you up? Electric shock? :eek:

    (I'm kidding, I assume it vibrates? I have a travel alarm clock that you put under/next to your pillow and it vibrates when the alarm...
  7. I don't commute by bike, but there have been a...

    I don't commute by bike, but there have been a few things I've had to learn through trial and error that I think apply to any type of cycling --

    - how to dress for different types of weather;...
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    And here I thought I was the only person who...

    And here I thought I was the only person who thought that factory resets were a hassle. So many people casually recommend them for the slightest problem with a phone or tablet.

    Is the phone new...
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    Ha. I'd be tempted to put a headlight on the spin...

    Ha. I'd be tempted to put a headlight on the spin bike. And a blinky on the back. :D

    I had no idea that fitbits had blinking lights. I don't use any device like that. Ever since I decided that I...
  10. I did the same thing in the few spinning classes...

    I did the same thing in the few spinning classes I've taken, also choose my own gears with the Spinervals dvds at home. I also drop my cadence significantly on hills -- it's either that or an asthma...
  11. Thread: Thread Drift

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    Okay so I hate winter and I don't care who knows...

    Okay so I hate winter and I don't care who knows it! But at least now that it's February we get 31 Days of Oscar on TCM. So many great movies, so little room on the DVR...

    Cool Hand Luke is on...
  12. Hmm, I just bought new Conti tires and I think...

    Hmm, I just bought new Conti tires and I think they are the Grand Prix. I haven't put them on my wheels yet, am hoping to make it through the winter with the old tires since they're still in pretty...
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    Great news, Pax!!

    Great news, Pax!!
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    Not sure if this is the right place for my...

    Not sure if this is the right place for my question, but it's about wool so here goes.

    I recently bought these two wool scarves.
    ...
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    If it's a regular bike on an indoor trainer,...

    If it's a regular bike on an indoor trainer, there are various products that will protect a phone when it's mounted on the bike.
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    Thanks. Luckily I was home when the vertigo hit....

    Thanks. Luckily I was home when the vertigo hit. Now that I know that it's possible, I will be careful any time I'm feeling any other migraine symptoms.

    As I've thought about it more, I...
  17. Aromig, are you expecting snow? I follow the...

    Aromig, are you expecting snow? I follow the weather in Nebraska (I have a nephew in school there) and I know they've got a blizzard today. I think it will be rain when it reaches the east coast. I...
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    I agree that the ratio and high HDL are good...

    I agree that the ratio and high HDL are good signs, from what I've read. I hope things go well with the cardiologist.
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    Oak, thank you so much for your post. I had seen...

    Oak, thank you so much for your post. I had seen something in an old thread about your having cork floors and I was going to ask you how they had held up.

    The rooms that will get the new flooring...
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    There are other threads here where people talk...

    There are other threads here where people talk about having toe overlap and whether or not it causes problems for them. Ultimately bike fit is just a personal thing, so the problems and solutions for...
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    Another option would be a Buff, since beanies and...

    Another option would be a Buff, since beanies and caps might not work with thicker hair. One of my friends wears a bandana under her helmet because it helps tame her hair.
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    Unfortunately no, moving is not an option. I own...

    Unfortunately no, moving is not an option. I own this condo and can't afford to sell it, nor can I afford anything better in this area. The real estate market is still not good for one bedroom condos...
  23. So sorry you had a bad day, Laura. The...

    So sorry you had a bad day, Laura. The construction delays probably did frazzle everyone's nerves. And you are not alone in feeling out of shape -- I rode for a bit more than an hour today around my...
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    Nice! Interesting that the bike shop will keep it...

    Nice! Interesting that the bike shop will keep it until spring -- are they charging for storage?
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    There's not much I can do about people upstairs,...

    There's not much I can do about people upstairs, but I do hear some sound from downstairs and I am looking into something to improve that situation. My next project will be to replace the old...
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