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    Check out crazyguyonabike.com -- it's a website...

    Check out crazyguyonabike.com -- it's a website dedicated to cycle touring. You're bound to find something there.
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    Phoenix area - need ideas on where to stay

    My husband and I will be coming to the Phoenix area (from Canada) in mid-April for a week of road riding. Is there a particular area of Phoenix, or surrounding Mesa, Scottsdale etc, that would be a...
  3. I have the Joe Blow Pro and it's the best floor...

    I have the Joe Blow Pro and it's the best floor pump I've ever had. Easy to pump to 110 psi and durable valve head / easy to latch on. It has the "smart" head (one valve fits both presta & schrader)....
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    At 4'10 and about 95 pounds soaking wet when I...

    At 4'10 and about 95 pounds soaking wet when I was in high school, I had HUGE boobs. And I mean huge. I have no idea the size (I don't think I ever wanted to know) but think Dolly Parton. I spent...
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    Myrtle Beach area road rides

    Hi, My husband and I, and our road bikes, will be spending a week in the Myrtle Beach area in late October. Any suggestions on where to road bike? Or links where we can find route information?...
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    compact double question

    Hi,
    I have a compact double on my road bike. I've noticed a bit of chain rub when I am in the big ring and the largest cog (easiest gear) at the back. The chain rub disappears when I drop it down to...
  7. Thread: "Chicked"

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    This past winter, I was introduced to the term...

    This past winter, I was introduced to the term "geezered" while skate skiing - getting passed by older men. I had first passed this group of men who commented to me, while laughing, "hey we just got...
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    Dear Sophie, Thank you for positioning yourself...

    Dear Sophie,
    Thank you for positioning yourself beside the Scrabble board. I was getting my butt kicked and had six vowels on my rack. Your tail swoop across the board was timed perfectly, thus...
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    I spent 2 1/2 weeks bike touring around Cape...

    I spent 2 1/2 weeks bike touring around Cape Breton and from Lunenberg to Halifax (self-supported) a few years back. An absolutely spectacular ride! Cape Breton is gorgeous, the climbs are...
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    I commute year-round, in the dark, in the rain,...

    I commute year-round, in the dark, in the rain, and have really liked Blackburn lights - really bright and they won't break the bank.

    This year, I'm using the Blackburn Flea. ($36 CDN)
    ...
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    Road bike rides in Monterey area

    Hi,
    My boyfriend and I will be in the Monterey area at the end of September and are looking for suggestions on road bike rides.

    Length: 50-120km (30-70 miles)

    We'd love some suggestions on...
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    bike case storage

    hi,
    My boyfriend and I are travelling to California for a 2-week cycling/hiking trip at the end of September. We will be flying in and out of San Francisco.

    For logistic and space reasons (we'll...
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    Thank you, Sarah!

    Thank you, Sarah!
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    San Fran area road biking ideas

    My boyfriend and I are planning a 2-week trip to San Francisco (and Yosemite and Napa) in late July. We'll be bringing our road bikes and want to do some fantastic day rides. We're not sure where to...
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    For the second time in 4 days, it was another...

    For the second time in 4 days, it was another "red horizontal box" day. In other words, a heavy rainfall warning was posted by Environment Canada for our area. And apparently there's another warning...
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    Yup. No better (in fact worse) than Greyhound. ...

    Yup. No better (in fact worse) than Greyhound.

    I have found car rental companies that do one-ways to Portland. I just have to now get from Portland to Astoria (which is doable on Amtrak).

    This...
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    From Eureka, CA to Astoria, OR - how?

    Hi,
    I'm planning on cycling the Oregon coast in early July, beginning in Astoria, Oregon (where my car will be) and ending either in Arcata or Eureka, California.

    I'm trying to figure out how to...
  18. Thank you! I'd love to get some ideas on routes.

    Thank you! I'd love to get some ideas on routes.
  19. Califronia road bike trip in April - ideas required.

    Hi,
    I'm toying with the idea of doing a multi-day road bike trip in California in mid-April.

    I'm just not sure what's the best area to head to at that time of year.

    I'm looking at about 4 or 5...
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    11km each way. To work by bike: 35 minutes...

    11km each way.

    To work by bike: 35 minutes (depending on weather, lights, whether i"m chased by rabid dogs, wind, fog, slippery leaves, the desire to actually get to work etc)

    Home by bike: a...
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    dog-free

    dog-free
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    [QUOTE=firenze11;371562] I can't find nuun here...

    [QUOTE=firenze11;371562] I can't find nuun here and they told me to order it from a wholesaler. . .


    Mountain Equipment Coop sells Nuun. (at least the one in Vancouver does)
  23. Glad to hear you lived to tell the tale. I had a...

    Glad to hear you lived to tell the tale.
    I had a similar incident with a Translink driver (on the North Shore), did what you did (repeated the bus number over and over in my head) and sent an email...
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    supposebly. What's your guys' opinion on x? ...

    supposebly.

    What's your guys' opinion on x? (just a what's your opinion will suffice)

    I seen (instead of saw) them.

    And messing up your/you're, they're/their/there and too/to.
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    for drivers to have a clear understanding of the...

    for drivers to have a clear understanding of the word 'share' in the Share the Road signs (with picture of bike and car happily travelling side-by-side) posted along my route.
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