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    I also have numb toe problems. I just bought a...

    I also have numb toe problems. I just bought a pair of platform pedals so I can ride with a variety of shoes. I want to experiment to see what shoes or sandals may work for me. Clipless is ok, but I...
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    I just put Salsa Woodchipper bars on my LHT....

    I just put Salsa Woodchipper bars on my LHT. Those are wide shallow drops for mountain bikes. This weekend, I will take my first ride with them.

    Sue
  3. Thread: Surly Love

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    I have a 42cm Truckaccino LHT. I love the color....

    I have a 42cm Truckaccino LHT. I love the color. The other modifications that I have done is fenders, Books Flyer saddle, Salsa adjustable seat post, cycle computer, Surly Nice back rack and new...
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    Started Running Again - (Five Fingers)

    Hi Friends:
    The barefoot running threads we had a bit ago started me thinking about running again. I have never cared for it, but had always wanted to run a marathon. So in 2002, I went from scratch...
  5. Is it the Truckaccino Cream color or the Olive...

    Is it the Truckaccino Cream color or the Olive Green color that you do not like?

    I have a Truckaccino cream LHT. The color looks great in person and not so good in pictures. I have a black and...
  6. Thread: Solo Touring

    by canonsue
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    I have done quite a bit of solo motorcycle...

    I have done quite a bit of solo motorcycle camping. So far, I have never had a problem and have met plenty of great people. I made a decision about 10 years ago that I would not let fear stop me from...
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    Years ago, I went from scratch to a marathon in 6...

    Years ago, I went from scratch to a marathon in 6 months with the run/walk method. My time was about 5 1/2 hours. As a newbie, I was very happy with that. Of course, I stopped running after the...
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    I wear inexpensive wicking t-shirts from Target...

    I wear inexpensive wicking t-shirts from Target and a lightweight high-vis construction vest when I am on the road with cars.

    It is no wonder that none of the young riders in kits will even...
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    I actually live along the route that is the...

    I actually live along the route that is the center of this dispute. It is the Deer Creek Canyon/High Grade/City View Dr./S. Turkey Creek route. I live on City View Drive.

    I agree with much of what...
  10. I have a Surly LHT and I like it. For speed, it...

    I have a Surly LHT and I like it. For speed, it is the speed of the engine. For me as a beginner and a bit too much weight on my body, that means slow for now.

    But it is great for carrying loads....
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    What a quackup!:p

    What a quackup!:p
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    I actually think that this guy's site ...

    I actually think that this guy's site is good. Good videos for form and simple workouts that will do the job.

    -Sue
  13. The LBS where I purchased my bike does not charge...

    The LBS where I purchased my bike does not charge me for installing accessories or parts that I buy from them. However, I would never even dream of expecting something like that for a part that I...
  14. I cut mine with my bandsaw. (However, I know that...

    I cut mine with my bandsaw. (However, I know that not everyone has something like this. I am a woodworker.)

    -Sue
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    I can't help you with the brands but I know that...

    I can't help you with the brands but I know that REI has quite a selection of shoes. I would check first on their Website to see if they carry the brands you want to try out.

    -Sue
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    On my mountain bike, I carry tire levers, tube...

    On my mountain bike, I carry tire levers, tube and patch kit in small saddle pouch. Actually, that is all that I can fit in this small pouch.
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    I have a Blackberry Curve and I like it a lot. I...

    I have a Blackberry Curve and I like it a lot. I have not tried the Storm, but a friend just got one. I have yet to see it, but she tried out several of the Blackberrys and liked the Storm very much....
  18. I am in the same place in riding as you. So far,...

    I am in the same place in riding as you. So far, I have only squeezed in about 10-12 mile rides a couple times a week. So one day, I did a 22 mile ride (with hills). The only thing, is that I did not...
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    I have always had a difficult time loosing weight...

    I have always had a difficult time loosing weight at the same time as I increase distance. Years ago, when I trained for my one and only marathon, I gained a few pounds as my runs became longer.

    I...
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    Good for you for not putting it on credit. I am...

    Good for you for not putting it on credit. I am very impressed.

    I am also a Craig's List seller. I have sold a bunch of things and bought a few. It has worked out well for me. Cash only and first...
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    I have a suggestion that might work. A...

    I have a suggestion that might work.

    A portable electric compressor (like this.

    And then a presta to schrader valve adapter for about $2.00.

    Now, I have not tried this yet, even though I...
  22. Thread: 100 Mile Ride

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    Yes, I was thinking the same thing about loops....

    Yes, I was thinking the same thing about loops. Too easy to call it a day, so I am also impressed that you could just keep going.


    -Sue
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    My LHT has the gell padding handlebar tape which...

    My LHT has the gell padding handlebar tape which is quite comfortable. I also use a pair of bike gloves with padding as well.

    -Sue
  24. I would agree. All the bikes I tried with the...

    I would agree. All the bikes I tried with the larger wheel just would not work well for me.

    -Sue

    P.S. - If I had the funds, I would go custom with one of Margo's bikes.;)
  25. That may be true, and I know that Margo knows...

    That may be true, and I know that Margo knows more about it than I do, but I do know that my 42cm Long Haul Trucker fits me well. I am definitely not stretched out and I have a good and comfortable...
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