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    motiviation

    I went for a ride yesterday! I rode the 1.67 miles to my moms-first time on my road bike since the crash. Wasn't happy. But it did motivate me to go get a trainer today. I miss moving, and figure...
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    The crash was painful, as was the news from the...

    The crash was painful, as was the news from the surgeon that I probably wouldn't ride for 6 months. He did relent and say I could try some easy rides, but I can't bend my wrist enough to grip the...
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    current motivation

    I have only ridden 3 miles in the last 3 months. At the end of April I was riding to work and was distracted by blossoms blowing off a tree. I caught 1/2 inch of handlebars on a post, and crashed. ...
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    Anyone use "The Seat"?

    Has anyone used The Seat? (http://www.thecomfortseat.com/)

    I talked to a couple at Pike Street market last weekend, they had it on the back of a tandem, and they both raved about it, saying they...
  5. Thread: Bicycle dates

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    I met my honey online, and our first date was a...

    I met my honey online, and our first date was a bike ride, then dinner afterward. Almost a year later (just last week), he just proposed, after a bike ride, and dinner at the same resturant. He...
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    Hey-I got my shoes at a 2nd hand sporting store...

    Hey-I got my shoes at a 2nd hand sporting store for about $25, about 3 years ago. They aren't pretty, but they work. I did buy sandals on clearance last summer from nashbar. Haven't had a chance...
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    Use your blow dryer to heat up your shoes for...

    Use your blow dryer to heat up your shoes for several minutes before putting them on your feet. Also try an insulated insole to go between your foot and your cleat.

    I ride to work, unless there...
  8. Thread: Diva Cup

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    I have used instead for several years-and have...

    I have used instead for several years-and have problems with leaking if I don't get it seated correctly.

    If you ever used a diaphram for BC, it should seat like that, over the cervix.

    I...
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    I haven't been out for a couple weeks, due to the...

    I haven't been out for a couple weeks, due to the amount of snow on the roads, but went out on Christmas eve, and rode to work a few days after that.

    I have found a trick to keeping my feet...
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    My favorite Mantra for going up hills.... firm...

    My favorite Mantra for going up hills....
    firm thighs, firm thighs, tight *** tight ***, firm thigh........etc.

    Wheeler is the god of transportation. I have invoked the great god wheeler to...
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    I ride alone frequently. Usually it is my...

    I ride alone frequently. Usually it is my commute to work-about 6.5 miles each way, but much of the year it is dark at least one direction.

    I carry a pump, and two spare tubes (having had 3...
  12. Thread: lights?

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    Both the Lifter of Heavy Objects and I commute to...

    Both the Lifter of Heavy Objects and I commute to frequently, and rode all winter, so we had to have lights. We have red LED lights on the back of the bike. his flashes, but I set mine to solid-I...
  13. Thread: I.d. ???

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    I have ID in my camelback usually, or I stick my...

    I have ID in my camelback usually, or I stick my DL in the leg of my shorts.

    The Lifter of Heavy Objects has been a police officer, medic and fireman. He says the medics won't look in your...
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    I don't get chafing, but do end up with what I...

    I don't get chafing, but do end up with what I can only think of as a heat rash or something similar, on the parts, makes for most uncomfortable. I got some A& D ointment to smear on my chamois. I...
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    I found that I had to experiment with different...

    I found that I had to experiment with different foods to see what works for longer rides (live 6-100 miles).

    I like the cliff bars cause they have potasium too, and I like the texture and taste. ...
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    I am leaving Spokane this afternoon, spending the...

    I am leaving Spokane this afternoon, spending the night with the seester in Kent, and meeting up with my riding partner to start at 6 am.
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    I bought the bike about 2 months ago, and the guy...

    I bought the bike about 2 months ago, and the guy at the bike shop spent quite a bit of time making sure things were right, changed out the handlebar parts, fussed with the seat height and front to...
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    The lifter of Heavy Objects works with the...

    The lifter of Heavy Objects works with the manager of the south hill wheel sport, and one of my co-worker's hubby works at the division store, but I don't go there often either. Just not in my line...
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    Hi There, I believe I ran into you at two...

    Hi There,

    I believe I ran into you at two wheel transit the day I was buying my seat. You turned me on to this forum. We talked about places to buy lycra for shorts, and what to use for the pad....
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    I had a Terry Liberator on my Diamondback hybrid....

    I had a Terry Liberator on my Diamondback hybrid. Loved it.

    Did not love it on my new Specialized Dolce road bike. To much presure on the parts. Talked to the boys at the shop. Came home...
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