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    The hip flexor stretch Emily suggested is great...

    The hip flexor stretch Emily suggested is great and bridging with something to squeeze between your knees is great too. The idea is that whatever you are squeezing keeps your hips in neutral...
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    It's really common to have a fallen metatarsal...

    It's really common to have a fallen metatarsal arch when you have a high medial arch (that's the one that most of us note). The orthotic correction for this is a metatarsal pad the is like a...
  3. Thread: Hey Everyone!

    by Wahine
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    Hey there. I'm still alive. Generally way too...

    Hey there. I'm still alive. Generally way too busy but doing well. Most of my riding is on the trainer right now but I got a power meter so that's been fun.:rolleyes:
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    So I spoke to my colleague about this issue today...

    So I spoke to my colleague about this issue today and her response was that yes, it's unusual and yes it should be checked out by a PT that is trained in women's health issues. She was of the opinion...
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    Thanks to Sheila for bringing this to my...

    Thanks to Sheila for bringing this to my attention. I haven't been on the forums much lately so I wouldn't have seen this if not for the nice note she sent me.

    I honestly don't have any immediate...
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    The Methow valley, Winthrop area has lots of...

    The Methow valley, Winthrop area has lots of great riding with plenty of beginner trails. And it's gorgeous.
  7. I got to meet V. in person this summer and she is...

    I got to meet V. in person this summer and she is as beautiful IRL as she is here on the forum, inside and out.

    As for the topic at hand, I see this as a healthy discussion with many varying...
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    Well here's my story. Went on BC Pills age...

    Well here's my story.

    Went on BC Pills age 17ish and put on weight, at 20ish was in a committed relationship with a man who had a vasectomy so when my BCP prescription ran out I just didn't bother...
  9. I would totally buy this bike if I had a use for...

    I would totally buy this bike if I had a use for it. It's super cute and I love the green and the fenders and the lugs and the handlebars... So what if you already have 4 bikes. You just said you'd...
  10. Part of my process in figuring out my latest...

    Part of my process in figuring out my latest project bike was looking at the difference in outside circumference of a 650b wheel with mountain tires and a 700c with low profile cross tires. Guess...
  11. Well, it's not exactly high end but Fuji makes a...

    Well, it's not exactly high end but Fuji makes a youth road bike with a 49 cm effective TT and 650c wheels.

    Kona makes this bike with a 45.7 Eff TT and 24 inch wheels.

    Giant makes this bike.
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    The removable metal plate with holes is what you...

    The removable metal plate with holes is what you will screw the new cleat into. It's not really that hard to do it yourself, but I understand being hesitant about it!
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    Told my lovely house spouse about this when he...

    Told my lovely house spouse about this when he got home. He confirmed that the drop in height of the frame would likely cause problems with pedal clearance while cornering, he said you can get around...
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    It looks like the rubber panel where the cleat...

    It looks like the rubber panel where the cleat goes should pull out and you'll be able to attach the cleat underneath.
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    The overall radius difference between a 700c and...

    The overall radius difference between a 700c and 650c wheel is about 2 cm. Since the height of the frame off the ground is determined by the radius of the wheel, not the diameter, you'd only gain 2...
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    My SO just showed this to me tonight. Phenomenal....

    My SO just showed this to me tonight. Phenomenal. She reminds me of Lynn Hill in her prime. Lynn Hill is 5'2" though, so she's got a bit of height on Kacy.
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    Congrats!!! Assuming you're still in the PDX...

    Congrats!!!

    Assuming you're still in the PDX area I'd love to come out and see it sometime. I'm capable when it comes to berry picking and can be paid in food.
    :D
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    The Bontrager wheels are fine but they are run of...

    The Bontrager wheels are fine but they are run of the mill OEM (original equipment manufacturer) wheels. You could get the same weight but much lower price with custom wheels, or much lighter wheels...
  19. This is actually a really good point and I think...

    This is actually a really good point and I think there are some skills that you can teach to help with visual awareness/attention. I hadn't thought of that and I will try to come up with some drills.
  20. That's not horrible at all. It's a big reason why...

    That's not horrible at all. It's a big reason why I'm doing this clinic series in the first place. I am personally appalled by the behaviour of most riders around here and I'm hoping to encourage...
  21. Afraid of drafting or group riding? Share with me why.

    I am putting together a curriculum for a road biking skills clinic/series of classes. I am planning 4 classes, one to cover basic mechanics, 2 to work on specific bike handling skills and the last...
  22. Thread: Skills Practice

    by Wahine
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    How'd it go today on the berms?

    How'd it go today on the berms?
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    Yes!! It's been very fun meeting V in person. ...

    Yes!! It's been very fun meeting V in person.

    Irulan, Tom took V and hubby into post today. They didn't hit more than 25% of what's up there but they had fun. Tom says they came across some groms...
  24. That was a really great little article. Thanks...

    That was a really great little article. Thanks for sharing.
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    If your bike has a more aggressive headtube angle...

    If your bike has a more aggressive headtube angle or the front end is heavy for some reason, it will make it more difficult to balance. Tire width plays into it, wheelbase length all kinds of stuff....
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