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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! :)
  7. Thread: august rides

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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.
  9. 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. ...
  10. 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...
  11. Thread: not exactly new

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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.
  14. Thread: august rides

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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. ...
  16. 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...
  18. 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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    If you can keep your cat in your yard, fine. ...

    If you can keep your cat in your yard, fine. Please keep it out of mine. I'm tired of cat poop and cat urine and dead birds on my property.
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    Can you borrow a bike from a friend instead of...

    Can you borrow a bike from a friend instead of buying? It sounds like you want to use it for 4 months, then upgrade to a different bike after delivery. I wouldn't put much money into a bike for...
  22. Thread: July Rides

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    Irulan, that is gorgeous! Enjoy exploring.

    Irulan, that is gorgeous! Enjoy exploring.
  23. Thread: July Rides

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    I rode the Keystone MS150 this weekend. About 75...

    I rode the Keystone MS150 this weekend. About 75 miles each day through rolling country roads. I averaged about 14.5 mph on both days. The first day I started with my group, but they outpaced me...
  24. Thread: Help me--Wheels!

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    Thanks for your input, Wahine. It looks like I'm...

    Thanks for your input, Wahine. It looks like I'm going to have to wait a bit for this particular treat.
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    Mzone, thanks, that's helpful. Decisions,...

    Mzone, thanks, that's helpful. Decisions, decisions!
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