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  1. I have. I got one last year after really...

    I have. I got one last year after really struggling with fatigue for the past few years, especially in winter. It seems to work a for me. It's not magic, but it helps a bit. There's some chatter...
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    I couldn't really put my finger on why this was...

    I couldn't really put my finger on why this was bothering me so much, but you hit the nail on the head for me. I'm only 26 so maybe (hopefully) by the time I'm 40 there will be better means of...
  3. Thread: Bike fitting

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    Thanks for all the info. I picked my bike up and...

    Thanks for all the info. I picked my bike up and asked them to describe their fittings. The wrench told me that it would take around 15-20 min and he'd just watch me on the trainer and change things...
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    I don't know whether to giggle or frown. I'm...

    I don't know whether to giggle or frown. I'm sorry for your bum troubles :( I hope you heal soon!

    We've had two Old English Mastiffs and they've both been big sweet, goofy love-bugs but newest...
  5. Thread: Bike fitting

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    Bike fitting

    I finally finished grad school and came home which means I have been reunited with my bike! :D I took him into the shop on Monday since I've been away for a year and have some issues I wanted to have...
  6. I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I can...

    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I can relate completely. I just lost my grandmother in July while I was finishing and handing in my final paper for my MA. Just as I was getting into bed, just...
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    Wow! Great pics and race report, it was fun to...

    Wow! Great pics and race report, it was fun to read and it looks/sounds like you had a pretty dang good race. :)
  8. Thread: Twitter?

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    Not a cycling related twitter user, but a very...

    Not a cycling related twitter user, but a very cool one: John Quincy Adams The Mass. Historical Society is tweeting his one line diary entries from 1809.

    I guess this goes to show that you're...
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    Hmm, now you've got me thinking maybe a tri...

    Hmm, now you've got me thinking maybe a tri halter dress isn't such a bad idea. :) And I saw Gnat's awesome bike dress on the shorts thread, so why not a tri dress? And they're making cycling halter...
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    I agree, I think you should be able to race the...

    I agree, I think you should be able to race the race. She doesn't own it and it sounds like she's hurt and maybe insecure from her last experience.

    It seems like she got wrapped up in an odd...
  11. Thread: Susan Nelson

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    Thanks for posting the link. Such a simple image,...

    Thanks for posting the link. Such a simple image, and still so heartbreaking. It is amazing how Fatty has been able to spread the word and enlist people to fight cancer. Susan really will live on in...
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    Wow! Thanks for the race report and pics, it was...

    Wow! Thanks for the race report and pics, it was a great read.

    You're amazing. I definitely think it was tenacity. Glad your hips and quads aren't in pain (mine are tired, too after reading your...
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    Two Tri Dreams

    I've had two tri related dreams the past two nights. I definitely have triathlon on the brain and I haven't even done one yet. I'm 100% determined to do a sprint next year.

    I thought I'd share...
  14. Wowee zowee. Those pics are incredible and...

    Wowee zowee. Those pics are incredible and terrifying all in one. I'm so glad you're ok. I think you and the police officer are right, you should be getting a new new Madone thanks to her insurance. ...
  15. Thread: Susan Nelson

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    Susan Nelson

    I just thought I'd let everyone know that Susan passed away tonight. I tried to find a thread to see if someone posted already, but I didn't see one. I'm not sure if this is the right spot or not.
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    I'm not too sure about that since All Bran looks...

    I'm not too sure about that since All Bran looks like it's one of foods that has a ton more sodium up here than the US. I think, generally, All Bran buyers are looking to be more healthy by adding...
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    Just saw this article from the CBC. Saltier foods...

    Just saw this article from the CBC. Saltier foods sold in Canada.

    http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2009/07/23/salt-food-cereal.html?ref=rss

    Part of me is surprised, part of me is not. I would...
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    Hm, I was just thinking about this today. I'm...

    Hm, I was just thinking about this today. I'm training for another 2 day breast cancer walk and last year I'm pretty sure I became hyponatremic or at least had a problem with salt/electrolyte loss....
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    Gosh, I'm so glad I watched today. I was on the...

    Gosh, I'm so glad I watched today. I was on the edge of my seat, too. I'm not sure I fully understand Contador's move.

    Via Lance's twitter:
    "Getting lots of question why AC attacked and dropped...
  20. Thread: Bicycle Song

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    Me too! Especially when I see a special...

    Me too! Especially when I see a special bicycle--an odd one, a beautiful one, a sad looking one. . .does that make sense? Other times it just pops into my head.
  21. I haven't been able to read Fatty's blog lately,...

    I haven't been able to read Fatty's blog lately, but I've been keeping up with him a bit on twitter. His experience was hitting too close to home for me. My mom's best friend just passed away in June...
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    I am, too! My mom and I both have Morgans. Mine...

    I am, too! My mom and I both have Morgans. Mine is a gorgeous black gelding and my Mom's is a wild chestnut mare. They're amazing.

    I've been riding since my 8th birthday, but have been doing it...
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    Thanks Misincredible. I've emailed my prof a few...

    Thanks Misincredible. I've emailed my prof a few times and he was very kind about my situation. I also emailed the department and they basically said I could extend if I wanted to, but I can't...
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    Grad school is definitely different than...

    Grad school is definitely different than undergrad. I'd just recommend going in expecting it to be hard and to be different. If you're passionate about what you're studying or it is helping you excel...
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    Thank you so much. I'm glad this is normal and...

    Thank you so much. I'm glad this is normal and I'm not crazy, even if I feel like it.

    WindingRoad You're right about grad school not necessarily being about how bright you are. I think it's much...
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