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  1. Thread: Book Rec

    by maryellen
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    Another vote for Gone Girl by Flynn -- a real...

    Another vote for Gone Girl by Flynn -- a real page turner

    Liked Canada by Ford too but I didn't stay up late reading it (my standard for good vs very good).
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    :eek::eek::eek: who could even think of such a...

    :eek::eek::eek:

    who could even think of such a combo? glad it worked though. think I'll clip that remedy in the event of a raw sore throat.
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    Me too! I don't know what US Postal was doing in...

    Me too! I don't know what US Postal was doing in terms of performance enhancement but watching them in the team time trial was amazing back then.

    That said, TTs are not that thrilling to watch. ...
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    stair mill (the one that's like a mini escalator...

    stair mill (the one that's like a mini escalator that you have to keep up with)--either long and steady or intervals for a shorter time. ouch
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    Thank you! I just saw a quick shot on the...

    Thank you! I just saw a quick shot on the evening coverage and wasn't sure what kind of bird it was.

    Ugh now the Michelob Ultra commercial is on.
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    Roasted sweet potato. I roast a few at a time...

    Roasted sweet potato. I roast a few at a time and keep them in the fridge. Then I can just pop one into a baggie and into a jersey pocket.
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    Malkin, you nailed it! Looking at head shots, I...

    Malkin, you nailed it! Looking at head shots, I definitely wouldn't pick Wiggins out as a pro cyclist.

    Amazing time trial performances on Monday by quite a few riders--I had a day off from work...
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    I've had no real success in my search for a pair...

    I've had no real success in my search for a pair of baggy bike shorts either. I'm not petite though I do have a short rise. My problem seems to be that either the thighs are too tight and the waist...
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    A year or so ago I saw a man transporting 'just'...

    A year or so ago I saw a man transporting 'just' three kids and I was pretty surprised. One in a trailer, one in a child seat behind dad, and one on the handlebars. A mix of admiration and horror...
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    Ha, and all this time I've been utterly convinced...

    Ha, and all this time I've been utterly convinced that the best way to avoid flats is to top off my tires every time I get ready to ride. I usually pump to within 10 psi of the maximum marked on the...
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    In NYC we have a technique called "ugly-fying"...

    In NYC we have a technique called "ugly-fying" your bike (to make it less appealing to thieves): apply duct tape around the frame (similar to how you would apply handlebar tape). You're probably...
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    <<goes flying into his mouth and as he is spitting it out it bites/stings him on the inside of his lip. It is all swollen today. What have you encountered riding?>>

    I had the same thing happen. ...
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    I did a WomanTours Texas Hill Country trip last...

    I did a WomanTours Texas Hill Country trip last April and was surprised by how much I enjoyed the area. Beautiful landscapes (if you go for stark countrysides]. It was my first experience w cattle...
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    Another fan of Ultima Replenisher though I like...

    Another fan of Ultima Replenisher though I like the lemonade flavor
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    sunblock works pretty well for a quick clean-up

    sunblock works pretty well for a quick clean-up
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    Very nice bike . . . and very glad that you...

    Very nice bike . . . and very glad that you didn't die!
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    I listen to it occasionally. Never know what...

    I listen to it occasionally. Never know what snippet of info I'll pick up!
  18. Thread: 3-way street

    by maryellen
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    OK, I'm a New Yorker--I'm pretty sure this...

    OK, I'm a New Yorker--I'm pretty sure this intersection is Park Av South and E 28 St. It is a relatively calm stretch of Park Av South but even so, I was surprised at the light car/truck traffic...
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    Adventure Cycling could be a great resource for...

    Adventure Cycling could be a great resource for that. Here's the link to the page for self-contained tours on their site. I've never done a tour with them but perhaps someone else can chime in re...
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    I have the commuter cycling sandal and I've been...

    I have the commuter cycling sandal and I've been pretty happy with them. I use them just as much for walking around as I do for cycling. I do find that I don't like cycling in them without...
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    Another satisfied WomanTours customer. I've done...

    Another satisfied WomanTours customer. I've done their DC/VA/MD tour, Penn Amish Country, Death Valley, Texas Hill Country. Good value for the money.
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    roasted . . . delicious

    roasted . . . delicious
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    I swear by Chamois Butt'r. I avoid anything w...

    I swear by Chamois Butt'r. I avoid anything w menthol.

    I once applied sunscreen by mistake and it worked fine!
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    I had this about 6 weeks ago. I'd never heard of...

    I had this about 6 weeks ago. I'd never heard of it before that episode. Sure enough I was much better after a week or so. Hang in there and feel better.
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    Bethany, what you are doing is amazing for 2+...

    Bethany, what you are doing is amazing for 2+ weeks!
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