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    I survived! I moved my seat back about 1/4" and...

    I survived! I moved my seat back about 1/4" and tried Grits suggestion of shea butter/chamois butt'r combo. That combined with wearing my least chafing shorts (PI) and re-applying the CB at every...
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    Thanks for the help! Sounds like a trip to the...

    Thanks for the help! Sounds like a trip to the LBS is in order.
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    I know, it's going to hurt! That's what I was...

    I know, it's going to hurt! That's what I was thinking - too pear shaped. I have a Bontrager Affinity R (http://trekstoremadison.com/product/bontrager-affinity-r-wsd-saddle-76217-1.htm). I was...
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    The dreaded chafing!

    Hi ladies. I've been having a bit of an issue with chafing lately. Do you find that chafing is from your shorts, your saddle or the combo of both? I seem to have the same chafing no matter what...
  5. I think the Dansko sandals are probably M width -...

    I think the Dansko sandals are probably M width - my foot it neither wide nor narrow. Many of the sandals have buckles to adjust the height. I have a high arch myself. I have also tried on Naot...
  6. I am partial to Dansko sandals. The one I have...

    I am partial to Dansko sandals. The one I have (in both brown and black ) they discontinued last year but it's from the Sausalito line very similar to these:
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    I second checking out used - there seems to be...

    I second checking out used - there seems to be some nice bikes on CL at any given time. Maybe you can get more bang for your buck there. I agree that the nicer your bike (and components), the more...
  8. Thread: My new ride

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    Jealous! :) That's a sexy bike. Happy...

    Jealous! :)

    That's a sexy bike. Happy birthday to you!!
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    I would roll on a pink bike in a heartbeat. My...

    I would roll on a pink bike in a heartbeat. My gunmetal, bronze & white bike is BOR-ING!!! My bright pink (nearly neon) jersey is my favorite as I can't be missed in that color. I have matching...
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    I have messed up feet myself - 12+ months of...

    I have messed up feet myself - 12+ months of plantar fasciitis back in '07. I pretty exclusively only wear "sensible" shoes which is a bummer bc I'm 35 and I'd like to be more fashionable sometimes....
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    Some might say I have an "Amazon problem". :) ...

    Some might say I have an "Amazon problem". :) Between prime shipping & having a debit card on file, I can order with one click on my iPhone. I just looked up my account - I ordered about $1,100 of...
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    I finished in 29:27. I'm happy with that. It...

    I finished in 29:27. I'm happy with that. It was definitely COLD to start (15-18 deg?) My fingers were popsicles for the first half but by the time I crossed the finish line, the gloves were off. ...
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    I graduate C25K today! Well, I technically...

    I graduate C25K today! Well, I technically graduated yesterday (finishing the last workout) but today is my "Resolution Run 5k". I just wish the weather was going to be more than 18 degrees! At...
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    I started doing C25K in Nov. I consider myself...

    I started doing C25K in Nov. I consider myself pretty fit already but I sucked at running (jogging really). I am training for a New Years Day 5k and I'm on week 6 of the program. I can already...
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    I just started C25K last week. Tonight I did...

    I just started C25K last week. Tonight I did W2/D1. I am a very active person who HATES running so I thought trying the program might ease me into it in a manner where I'd hate it less. So far, I...
  16. Thread: Motivation?

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    It sounds like you love cycling and everything...

    It sounds like you love cycling and everything else just doesn't compare so you're not as motivated. Maybe you should try a few new workouts to see if anything else strikes a chord for you. I like...
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    I'm definitely not their market.....I only have...

    I'm definitely not their market.....I only have plain beige, white and black bras and panties. I used to spend my money on lingerie but then I realized it's not worth the high price tags. Men are...
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    I have mixed feelings about having a small chest....

    I have mixed feelings about having a small chest. A lot of time, I would indeed like more. However, when I participate in fitness classes and see women who are doubled up on sports bras, I think...
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    I've always been flat chested! :) Being 5-7,...

    I've always been flat chested! :)

    Being 5-7, 132# and 32A/B, I REALLY wish there was a size "smedium"! I need small for my frame & small chest but a medium for length. Forever in between...
  20. Thread: Glute Exercises

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    I have been dealing with glut and hamstring pain...

    I have been dealing with glut and hamstring pain since March. It started as mostly glut pain which eventually became only hamstring pain/tightness. I've been to two PT's for this. According to...
  21. Thread: relocating!!

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    Going north on McCaslin from 128 scares me too -...

    Going north on McCaslin from 128 scares me too - I think I've reached 35 mph+ (while feathering the brakes bc I'm a sissy!). I've only done it once or twice ever. And I've NEVER gone up that hill!!...
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    Ah SO cute!! I posted it to my FB too.

    Ah SO cute!! I posted it to my FB too.
  23. Thread: Snakes!

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    YUCK! I think I only saw one live snake this...

    YUCK! I think I only saw one live snake this whole year (and a few road kill dead ones) - that's enough for me.
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    "That's why I blow snot rockets. Very unladylike,...

    "That's why I blow snot rockets. Very unladylike, I know"

    Me too sister, me too! I always have to ride in the back. :) My nose runs ALL year with just a little relief in the warm summer months....
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    I second the person who mentioned knickers. I...

    I second the person who mentioned knickers. I have a pr of PI symphony knickers and they are possibly my favorite cycling garment. In the spring and fall, I can wear them with regular socks or if...
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