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  1. Thank you for your idea. I will look into the...

    Thank you for your idea. I will look into the 2XU.

    I've called a few of the athletic compression garment makers, they are very leary of answering questions about any technical issues of graduated...
  2. Medical-grade footless full-leg graduated compression compatible with bike riding?

    I've finally accepted the fact that I must wear full-leg compression for my messily varicosed leg. Solidea leggings at 8-15 mmHG...
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    It sounds like one sit bone (left) is planted...

    It sounds like one sit bone (left) is planted nicely on the saddle. It sounds like one sit bone (right) is on the edge of the saddle or even half-off.

    Perhaps your saddle is too narrow at your...
  4. Thread: Cyclist Shot

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    Cyclist was riding illegally on sidewalk, ignored...

    Cyclist was riding illegally on sidewalk, ignored "red", rode into traffic and hit side of truck.

    Driver stopped immediately, cyclist punched him several times, driver shot cyclist in self...
  5. Thread: The stink

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    I would bet you are the one who posted this...

    I would bet you are the one who posted this information a couple years ago and got me started using the dandruff shampoo. It works great!
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    The fit looks fine. (90 degree arm/torso angle...

    The fit looks fine. (90 degree arm/torso angle is what you are shooting for regardless of upright or aero.) Now just some fine-tuning.

    You might find this book helpful: Andy Pruitt's Complete...
  7. I wish the Vatican would stop pressuring her to...

    I wish the Vatican would stop pressuring her to act in a more ladylike and retiring fashion.

    Support the Sisters!
    http://video.pbs.org/video/2241415733/...
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    She is Canadian. Medical issues are not a...

    She is Canadian. Medical issues are not a financial issue.

    BTW, United States gals please remember to vote in November. Whether you like Romneycare or its offspring Obamacare, please vote.
  9. Thank you for the link!

    Thank you for the link!
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    If the saddle fits, and you don't need padded...

    If the saddle fits, and you don't need padded shorts to compensate for the shortcomings of the saddle, you are golden.

    Don't sweat it. If you are happy, it's good.

    (for chafing issues, you...
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    Don't worry. Don't compare. Be content. Enjoy...

    Don't worry. Don't compare. Be content. Enjoy yourself.
  12. Thread: The stink

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    Dandruff shampoo works very well to get the stink...

    Dandruff shampoo works very well to get the stink out of man-made fibers.
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    The B68 is 210mm wide. The B17 is 170mm wide. ...

    The B68 is 210mm wide. The B17 is 170mm wide.

    5 1/2 inches is close enough to 145mm for my math.

    Subtract 20mm from the width of each saddle to account for the metal frame where the rivets...
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    Yes. I have no problems in the drops. I have...

    Yes. I have no problems in the drops. I have the nose level and the saddle slid back as far as it will go on the rails. I did have to soften the nose "ridge" with my hands for a couple days before...
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    Try customizing your shoes a bit with something...

    Try customizing your shoes a bit with something like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BdZjfjDBq0
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    Have you tried raising the bars? Generally the...

    Have you tried raising the bars?

    Generally the dominant side (are you right handed?) will take more stress if the bars are too low. That shoulder will tend to protract because of the greater...
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    The short answer: no. The long answer: it...

    The short answer: no.

    The long answer: it depends on your personal proportions of slow-twitch and fast-twitch muscle fibers. If you have a lot of fast-twitch fibers, you will be more efficient...
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    Level the nose of the B-68. Not level...

    Level the nose of the B-68. Not level front-to-back.

    The cantle plate (rear) of the B-68 will sit slightly higher than the nose when set up. When your weight loads the "sit" area of the B-68,...
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    I do not wear chamois. They make me crazy. My...

    I do not wear chamois. They make me crazy.

    My saddle is a Brooks B-67 (the one so many people recommend). This same saddle is on my hybrid, my mixte, my cyclocross, and my road bike.

    My...
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    On the sit bones. That is why it is so...

    On the sit bones.

    That is why it is so important that you have a saddle that is as wide as your sit bones.
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    You might want a B17 instead of the B17S. The...

    You might want a B17 instead of the B17S.

    The "S" stands for "short." The nose is shorter than normal to keep your skirts from catching.

    The shorter nose means you may be weightbearing on the...
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    First: I wouldn't bother with cleats on your...

    First: I wouldn't bother with cleats on your current bike. Honestly, I didn't find they made much of a difference on any of my bikes. Here's a fun article about cleated pedals and shoes:...
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    Gnat's post is perfect! I did pretty much what...

    Gnat's post is perfect!

    I did pretty much what you are thinking of: went in with some ideas and asked the artist to create it. There was more time spent creating the tattoo than actually applying...
  24. I have a 54 cm Soma Buena Vista mixte. The...

    I have a 54 cm Soma Buena Vista mixte. The actual "top tube" height (from the floor) is 21 1/2 inches. http://www.somafab.com/archives/product/buena-vista

    If you are thinking less than 24 inches...
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    The folks who sponsor this forum (Team Estrogen)...

    The folks who sponsor this forum (Team Estrogen) have a great selection of sports bras.

    Why not give them some love?

    Call them, explain what you are looking for, and let them give you...
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