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  1. Thread: SPF Clothing

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    www.boure.com -- awesome UPF/SPF cycling jerseys...

    www.boure.com -- awesome UPF/SPF cycling jerseys
    www.solumbra.com -- all kinds of sun protective clothing


    REI used to carry the MTS lightweight long underwear shirt, but I can't find it...
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    Privacy protection

    Good article on privacy protection when using Garmin Connect and other daily ride databases. Who knew???

    http://www.roadbikerider.com/

    Facebook has received lots of heat lately for its privacy...
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    Coincidentally, Boure is running a sale on some...

    Coincidentally, Boure is running a sale on some of their SPF/UPF cycling jerseys. I have one and love it, and am about to place an order for another . . . right now they have one for pre-sale and...
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    Hi Lisa, You've already gotten great advice,...

    Hi Lisa,

    You've already gotten great advice, but I thought I'd chime in as well. My husband has had numerous basal cell carcinomas removed over the years. He had very bad experiences with docs in...
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    Funny thing, the Hammer advice guy -- Steve Born...

    Funny thing, the Hammer advice guy -- Steve Born -- suggested the same thing to me when I was marathon training. Stuff that had worked great for distance cycling (Perpetuem) did NOT work well for me...
  6. Looks like the Wheelwomen group was just started...

    Looks like the Wheelwomen group was just started this past year: http://www.cpslowheelmen.org/wheelwomen.php

    If nothing else, perhaps they'll have some suggestions for you. Good luck! :)
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    http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/sc/0208/goldies.h...

    http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/sc/0208/goldies.html

    Q: What are the differences between "pasteurized" and "ultra-pasteurized" dairy products?

    A: Standard pasteurized milk has been HTST...
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    Here's a good resource regarding sunscreen...

    Here's a good resource regarding sunscreen safety:

    http://www.ewg.org/cosmetics/report/sunscreen09

    I probably err on the side of overkill (zinc/titanium sunscreen, sun protective (UPF 30) long...
  9. www.runawayfastjaymee.blogspot.com "I'm a 40+...

    www.runawayfastjaymee.blogspot.com

    "I'm a 40+ year old runner in the Sacramento area trying to qualify for the US Olympic Marathon Trials in 2012. I started running (i.e. was not running before...
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    This week's RoadBikeRider e-newsletter just...

    This week's RoadBikeRider e-newsletter just happened to have an article on this very problem:

    www.roadbikerider.com

    Achilles Tendon Pain

    What's the matter? Some day you may feel like...
  11. Thread: Legs

    by michelem
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    Yes! Muscles are great! :D I think my sagging...

    Yes! Muscles are great! :D I think my sagging skin mainly comes from WAY too much time in the sun without sunscreen when I was growing up. I think it killed the elasticity or something.
  12. Thread: Legs

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    Doesn't help that everyone else in my office is...

    Doesn't help that everyone else in my office is at least 10 years younger. I know 40 isn't really "old" . . . it's reading that 40 is "middle aged," and listening to these younger folks that reminds...
  13. Thread: Aging

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    Wow! What great responses! I'm going to need some...

    Wow! What great responses! I'm going to need some time to really read them all again and digest them thoroughly. Thanks so much for sharing. I love this community. :)
  14. Thread: Aging

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    Aging

    Thanks, Bicilista, for suggestion I start a new thread on this topic. :p

    I am curious if any of you have the same trouble I do with reconciling your aging self with your inner self-concept? Not...
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    Wow! I like how you say the workout was "tiring."...

    Wow! I like how you say the workout was "tiring." Tee hee! :)

    You are one strong cookie! I am so impressed by your muscles and determination.

    Very envious of Thom's photography skills as well....
  16. Thread: Legs

    by michelem
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    Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but my bodyfat...

    Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but my bodyfat was hydrostatically tested at 10% and I too have the same "droopy" saddlebag area of which you complain. I've gained some muscle weight doing P90X...
  17. Thanks! :)

    Thanks! :)
  18. Just wanted to give you all a little trip update:...

    Just wanted to give you all a little trip update:

    On Friday morning, we started out at North Concord/Martinez BART, got off at Embarcadero and walked to the Ferry Building. Sure glad we used our...
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    Here's some more info on airline travel w/bikes...

    Here's some more info on airline travel w/bikes (from RoadBikeRider.com 2/25/10 newsletter):

    United We Grumble

    Now that some airlines are making passengers pay for using a pillow or blanket,...
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    I don't know about this book, in particular; but,...

    I don't know about this book, in particular; but, I did come across this article by Nancy Clark re organic foods -- looks like she is a fan:

    The Athlete’s Kitchen: Organic Foods for Athletes?
    Are...
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    Oops! I messed up and entered two large egg...

    Oops! I messed up and entered two large egg whites, rather than two large whole eggs. So, I edited the data in the original recipe to reflect that . . .
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    The sugar goes down about 100 grams (for the...

    The sugar goes down about 100 grams (for the entire recipe), which is good.

    Almonds do not have a good Omega 3:6 ratio though, so this substitution is actually WORSE (1:18):

    Omega 3: 1666mg...
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    I plugged the ingredients into nutritiondata.com...

    I plugged the ingredients into nutritiondata.com and came out with the following for the ENTIRE RECIPE (divide by how many servings you cut it into to get your per serving breakdown):

    3488...
  24. Thread: P90x

    by michelem
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    I did my first round of P90X Classic last year. I...

    I did my first round of P90X Classic last year. I followed the program to the letter, lifting 8-10 reps at max weight and maxing out on pull-ups and push-ups. For pull-ups, I used the Crossfit bands...
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    For us, we did not bookend our trip at all, and...

    For us, we did not bookend our trip at all, and it was HARD!!! 20+ hours travel time each way takes a lot out of a person (drive to BART, BART to SFO, SFO to Philadelphia, Philadelphia to Frankfurt,...
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