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  1. Sounds like a great plan Catrin! I'm also excited...

    Sounds like a great plan Catrin! I'm also excited for you that you have found the route of your problem :)
  2. Thread: disc brakes

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    TigerMOM: When you were talking about disc brakes...

    TigerMOM: When you were talking about disc brakes and carbon wheels/rims, did you mean canti or linear brakes? Disc brakes do not clamp down on the rim; they clamp down on the rotor.

    I do not have...
  3. Thread: Hip pain?

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    My athletic training professor in college always...

    My athletic training professor in college always stressed that we look "above" and "below" the injury, quite often the problem is another area of the body. And if it isn't, it's certainly connected....
  4. Thread: Hip pain?

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    Well, I hope that you current trend stays! Like a...

    Well, I hope that you current trend stays! Like a couple of you, my fitness job has me sitting part of the day as well... can you say OUCH? Like many of you, I'm working on flexibility quite often...
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    Like some of you folks, I too, have mixed...

    Like some of you folks, I too, have mixed feelings. I will say that when I bought the shop that I have, the previous owner had some in stock. I chose not to continue that trend, as bikes were heavy,...
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    That is AWESOME Marni! Since I'm also a person...

    That is AWESOME Marni! Since I'm also a person without any cartilage(36 years) I find your story a BIG inspiration, thanks for sharing!!
  7. Thread: Hip pain?

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    Softball is definitely another option! If that...

    Softball is definitely another option! If that doesn't work, try taping 2 lacrosse balls together. One of the things that I have been doing that has really helped( in addition to the lacrosse ball)...
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    I might agree with Snap on this, if I'm...

    I might agree with Snap on this, if I'm understanding you correctly. I do lots of stretching as well, and certainly some days are better than others. I'll include a website that I'm been visiting,...
  9. I manage the Wellness Center for our local...

    I manage the Wellness Center for our local hospital. They offer inexpensive Wellness memberships that can be refunded back to the employee if they meet the criteria. We also offer free fitness...
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    All great suggestions! The great thing about the...

    All great suggestions! The great thing about the SWIX gloves that I forgot to mention is that they have long cuffs at the wrists, so no more drafts up your sleeves. Truly the best gloves around..
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    I've been riding through the winters for many...

    I've been riding through the winters for many years, and have used every brand of glove that is out there. For me, I've found that the xc ski gloves are much better, and I own several pair from SWIX....
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    Well, it was certainly a short trip, but one that...

    Well, it was certainly a short trip, but one that was a lot of fun! I think like many of you, I ride solo most of the time, my schedule doesn't always fit with some of my friends. But, I will admit...
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    I'm headed on a solo tour tomorrow, and certainly...

    I'm headed on a solo tour tomorrow, and certainly understand what all of you are saying. I will admit that I would certainly think about where I am going a bit more when going solo, but it just...
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    Glad to hear that you are enjoying yourself and...

    Glad to hear that you are enjoying yourself and progressing! Keep up the good work Catrin!!
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    I'm so excited for you Catrin! It seems like you...

    I'm so excited for you Catrin! It seems like you have come a long way, here's to hoping that this is simply the start of your journey. Thanks for keeping us in the loop.
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    It comes in two separate pieces for each side of...

    It comes in two separate pieces for each side of the handlebar, just like any other handlebar tape. It's GREAT tape and worth the money for sure!

    I will mention to those that are worrying about...
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    Thought that I would offer something...

    Thought that I would offer something healthy/natural. There is a natural oil called Arnica, helps to decrease swelling and discoloration, if you have any. I have used a few times and LOVE it! For me,...
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    Awesome! It looks as though a couple of those...

    Awesome! It looks as though a couple of those ladies might be starting to put their backs in a challenging position...

    Congrats on starting a new phase in your life, very exciting!
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    I have done a couple of short self contained...

    I have done a couple of short self contained tours in the North East Kingdom area, absolutely gorgeous area! It's also close enough to cross the border and head into Canada. I agree with Jolt, make...
  20. We've been riding here as well, although I will...

    We've been riding here as well, although I will say that the weather has forced us inside on many SAturday mornings.(lots of rain this spring with flooding ) But it has been great, and have found...
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    I own a Charge Fatbike and am in love! Like many,...

    I own a Charge Fatbike and am in love! Like many, I will look to find ways to either make it a bit lighter or buy another... but it's a good value for sure. What line of bikes does your shop carry?...
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    Catrin: I will admit that it does take some time...

    Catrin: I will admit that it does take some time to figure out how to get the correct amount of tension for this to work, especially if the only adjustment barrels are on the brake levers. But I'm...
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    Obviously your LBS knows your bike better than I...

    Obviously your LBS knows your bike better than I do. I was looking at your photo and noticed that it appears that you have some sort of v-brake, so even if there are no adjustment barrels on the...
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    Catrin: It seems as though you have plenty of...

    Catrin:

    It seems as though you have plenty of ideas about your "pop", but thought that I would offer another option with you having to take your wheel off each time to transport your bike.
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  25. Thanks for sharing Skyking; it certainly did make...

    Thanks for sharing Skyking; it certainly did make me chuckle. However, that chuckle is based on the fact that I am in the same situation as you; an injury that has lasted far too long kept me off the...
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