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    I HATED riding with the stock grips, it was so...

    I HATED riding with the stock grips, it was so annoying I was constantly repositioning them while riding. I am okay if the Ergons slip over time, it seems fairly easy to readjust them and just to be...
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    I love these bar ends! They are so much better...

    I love these bar ends! They are so much better than the ones I had before. They are very comfortable and my favorite part is that now my grippers don't move around while I am cycling :) It feels...
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    Yay!

    I finally got the Ergon bar ends!!! I put them on my bike last night and I will take them for a spin today after I get out of work! I am very excited they feel very nice so far :)
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    I am just throwing this out there and I do not...

    I am just throwing this out there and I do not know if it will even work:o....glow in the dark paint (can be bought at craft/art stores) Then wrap your bike in clear plastic wrap and paint some funky...
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    We ordered the Shimano Alivios and they will go...

    We ordered the Shimano Alivios and they will go on my bike in about 2 weeks.

    Also, I ordered the Ergon GC3's. I am going to see how these work out. I will let you know if I do or don't like them....
  6. Poll: I feel the same!

    I feel the same!
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    I was just thinking that the answer is never...

    I was just thinking that the answer is never easy, there are always sooo many options out there....lol. I think you might have just made it easier though:).

    I have been in and out of the bike shop...
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    Thanks for the link! That is a pretty amazing...

    Thanks for the link! That is a pretty amazing setup!
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    This also may be an issue for me, trough the...

    This also may be an issue for me, trough the numerous fitting sessions we found that I have very short arms compared to my torso, so my reach is pretty short. I suppose I am going to have to go back...
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    Thanks everyone! These are all great ideas, I...

    Thanks everyone! These are all great ideas, I just have to figure out which one is best for my situation...

    I was looking at trekking handlebars, I have never really seen these before, and I am a...
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    Question About Bar Ends.

    Hello,

    I will be going on my first tour in mid to late September (Bar Harbor, ME - Key West, FL):). I was having a lot of trouble with pain on my original bike (Fuji Touring). The local bike shop...
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    The Great Outdoors

    When I imagined what I would want on my cycling jersey I thought about why I cycle, the recurring theme is the closeness to nature and enjoyment of nature. This is just one of the reasons that I...
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    The Great Outdoors

    When I imagined what I would want on my cycling jersey I thought about why I cycle, the recurring theme is the closeness to nature and enjoyment of nature. This is just one of the reasons why I ride....
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    It has been said before, but is worth repeating:...

    It has been said before, but is worth repeating: Thanks for this post.

    I am about 40 lbs overweight and just started cycling about a year ago. I have never had anyone comment on my weight, but I...
  15. Just for the record, no one forced me, it was...

    Just for the record, no one forced me, it was suggested a lot and finally I decided (on my own) to give it a try. I do like having clipless for the reason that when I am using them right I am able to...
  16. The bike store was/is very nice to me, they let...

    The bike store was/is very nice to me, they let me practice on a trainer and the owner coached me and told me that I should unclip one foot 1st and place it firmly on the ground. I should make sure...
  17. Ugh! I was just convinced by my boyfriend and the...

    Ugh! I was just convinced by my boyfriend and the local bike shop owner that going clipless was the best thing for me. So I did, and now I have fancy new pedals and shoes...I hate it! I am reluctant...
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    I don't even try to pretend anymore...I have no...

    I don't even try to pretend anymore...I have no control. :rolleyes: They are spoiled kitties, but they do bring us a lot of joy...when they aren't breaking anything...
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    Emma & Emerson, they are the bosses around here....

    Emma & Emerson, they are the bosses around here. Emma was adopted from the Humane Society, and Emerson we found as a kitten on Craigslist while living in TX. Emerson is a massive animal, he is the...
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    You find that purchasing regular (I guess...

    You find that purchasing regular (I guess jogging/exercising) kickers or tights and wearing them over cycling shorts is okay? They stay in place and everything?
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    I would like to say congrats to you for standing...

    I would like to say congrats to you for standing your ground. I feel that even if he is telling the truth, BOTH of you are important in this relationship. If you are having trouble understanding his...
  22. Sticky: What about meeting up with people you find on TE...

    What about meeting up with people you find on TE to go biking together? Any advice on that?

    Oh, by the way Biciclista, I like your watercolors! I'm an artist too:)
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    This is great, I am glad I asked for advice...

    This is great, I am glad I asked for advice before my purchase! I didn't realize that they made knickers without padding (I'm naive). Okay, so I think I will buy my first pair of GOOD shorts with 8...
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    Thanks! This helps a lot. I especially thankful...

    Thanks! This helps a lot. I especially thankful that I was informed about the "Michelin Man" legs while wearing leg warmers.:p I would say I am a "full figured woman" so that would be a concern. I...
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    Confused About Cycling Shorts-Tights-Knickers.

    I am relatively new to cycling and have decided that my bad cycling shorts from a local sporting goods store need to be upgraded. To give you an idea how bad they are, they only cost me 20 dollars....
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