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  1. Thread: Hot Buttered Rum

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    Ugh, rum and coke from undergrad years! What...

    Ugh, rum and coke from undergrad years! What were we thinking?
  2. Thread: Hot Buttered Rum

    by roo4
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    Yum, that hot buttered rum sounds good. Wish I...

    Yum, that hot buttered rum sounds good. Wish I had some rum in the house, but I guess I can fix that.
  3. I'm thankful that I can ride.

    I'm thankful that I can ride.
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    Oh my. She is gorgeous. Wishing you thousands...

    Oh my. She is gorgeous. Wishing you thousands of happy miles together.
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    Ugh, I cannot stand flannel sheets. I love the...

    Ugh, I cannot stand flannel sheets. I love the idea of them, but they are too hot and my cotton pjs cling to them.
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    We have an electric mattress pad. Heavenly! ...

    We have an electric mattress pad. Heavenly! Ours has dual controls, which I recommend if you are sharing the bed. I preheat my side, then turn it off when I am ready to sleep.
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    www.runango.com Supposed to be a running...

    www.runango.com

    Supposed to be a running forum, but topics vary.
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    Love the Mystery Machine lunchbox! If it...

    Love the Mystery Machine lunchbox!

    If it hadn't been for those meddling kids...
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    Oakleaf nailed it here--go slower and shorter...

    Oakleaf nailed it here--go slower and shorter than you think you "should." If you cannot rely on yourself to do that, try a schedule like Couch to 5K to get you started. Stretch that piriformis...
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    Zoom-zoom, you should really try to get some...

    Zoom-zoom, you should really try to get some exercise!:D
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    Another mooer here!

    Another mooer here!
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    That list would make a great poster for my...

    That list would make a great poster for my office! :)
  13. Thread: august rides

    by roo4
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    ny biker, you're right, bike club people are the...

    ny biker, you're right, bike club people are the best! Glad you were able to make connections.

    (my ride was rained out yesterday, so no report. I had limited time today so I went for a run...
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    Irulan, Oh, wow. That is gorgeous! The space...

    Irulan,

    Oh, wow. That is gorgeous! The space just opened up there.
  15. Thread: august rides

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    Another easy 20 with the bike club, this time at...

    Another easy 20 with the bike club, this time at about 13.7 mph. Good news: DH is going to the bike store to pick out a new bike! He is looking at a Cannondale Synapse, aluminum with carbon fork. ...
  16. Thread: august rides

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    I rode a nice 20 miler with two people from the...

    I rode a nice 20 miler with two people from the bike club. We hadn't met before, so we spent some time on the ride chatting about family and jobs and general information. Happily for me, they rode...
  17. Thread: not exactly new

    by roo4
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    SHOVE! There you go. I was in a similar...

    SHOVE! There you go.

    I was in a similar position a few years ago--just very insecure on the bike, especially in traffic. I pedaled out of my comfort zone and found a bike club to ride with. ...
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    I tend to be the person on the forum that says...

    I tend to be the person on the forum that says boring practical stuff like "stay within your budget" or "eh, do you really need a new bike" but in this case, the price difference is negligible so I...
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    You might like triathlon shorts. The pad is...

    You might like triathlon shorts. The pad is pretty minimal.
  20. Thread: august rides

    by roo4
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    About 24 miles of sharply rolling hills. Average...

    About 24 miles of sharply rolling hills. Average speed was 13.7. I added a couple of miles by climbing the dreaded Bait Shop Hill, which I had never done before. Turns out it was steep, but short....
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    1. You are ready. 2. 75 miles. 3. Stop...

    1. You are ready.

    2. 75 miles.

    3. Stop being so competitive. Go out there and have a fun ride. Why would you attack the hills if you are worried about climbing?

    4. Sounds fine.

    5. ...
  22. Well, just to underline the "everyone is...

    Well, just to underline the "everyone is different" theme, I generally have a peanut butter and honey sandwich with coffee as my pre-ride meal. Then I take two water bottles with Heed if it is under...
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    Two. I have a 2011 Madone for the roads. This...

    Two.

    I have a 2011 Madone for the roads. This is my main ride--I go out 2-3 times per week, but that is going to dwindle rapidly to 1-2.

    My other steed is a Cannondale Quick hybrid. I ride...
  24. Thread: Dear So and So

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    If you have to say it, you probably aren't.

    If you have to say it, you probably aren't.
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    I had trouble finding carbon women's bikes to...

    I had trouble finding carbon women's bikes to ride--our local stores don't keep a lot of bikes on the floor. I can't say that I blame them, but it did mean that I traveled outside of my town to find...
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