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    I rode a century this September on my Giant FCR3...

    I rode a century this September on my Giant FCR3 hybrid (with 28s) which looks similar to the Quick. It's definitely doable as long as you are comfortable on the bike and you do the distance...
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    So, did anyone sign up for the Amtrak Century...

    So, did anyone sign up for the Amtrak Century this year? I did the route to Solana Beach on Saturday which was about 80 miles since I started from my house rather than the Irvine train station. ...
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    I'm not a member but I've ridden with them twice...

    I'm not a member but I've ridden with them twice on the annual joint ride with the OCW. They are a nice group of people and they do seem to have several riders who like to go at a slower pace. ...
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    I have a recipe from my grandmother but I don't...

    I have a recipe from my grandmother but I don't measure and I'm not very good about putting it into words but here goes . . .

    1 small onion
    1 package thawed frozen spinach
    2-3 eggs (or more...
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    I'll be signing up as soon as registration opens!...

    I'll be signing up as soon as registration opens! It will be my first century. I can't wait! :)
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    Aw! I wish I'd known. I'll have to keep an eye...

    Aw! I wish I'd known. I'll have to keep an eye on the website. It looks like it might be fun to take the Metro up from LB and ride. :)
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    Cleat rotation versus cleat canting

    I just recently noticed :o that my knees are not straight when I parallel me feet and that this is probably at least a contributor to my sore knees after long rides because I have my cleats perfectly...
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    http://granfondosandiego.com/

    http://granfondosandiego.com/
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    Yes, the OP's public TE profile. Now I feel...

    Yes, the OP's public TE profile. Now I feel uber-creepy but the info lead me straight there. :o
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    When I was in high school, my mom picked an...

    When I was in high school, my mom picked an injured female Pit-bull of the road, got her patched up at the vet, and we kept her for a while. Unfortunately, we had two cockers and had had to keep her...
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    Hm, I was able to have a full counseling...

    Hm, I was able to have a full counseling appointment at my local community college (OCC) without having to register but I am a former student so that may have been why.

    Now's a bad time to...
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    Aw! I wish they would do a stage in Orange...

    Aw! I wish they would do a stage in Orange County. :(
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    Wow! I have total bike envy. I'm curious are...

    Wow! I have total bike envy.

    I'm curious are we talking 12-13 mph avg over the course of the whole ride or when you looked at your speedometer you usually saw yourself going about 12-13mph on...
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    That's great! Chapeau to you both! I will...

    That's great! Chapeau to you both! I will definitely be there next year. I did 51 miles myself the weekend before the century and it kicked my butt. It was the furthest ride yet but it did...
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    Congrats, ladies! I'm so excited and proud of...

    Congrats, ladies! I'm so excited and proud of you both! I wish I'd been able to manage it myself but hearing about your success makes me smile!

    Were there really only two hills? How was Bake...
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    The guy I'm training with is a former OCW prez...

    The guy I'm training with is a former OCW prez and he says he can just slip me in. But this weekend I decided that I didn't have enough long rides under my belt so I'm not going. I'm disappointed...
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    My first thought when I read this was that he was...

    My first thought when I read this was that he was referring to the fact that derailleurs have a harder time lifting the chain when the tooth difference from one cog to the next is more than 1 or 2. ...
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    I have a novice question. I'm starting to run...

    I have a novice question. I'm starting to run with a group training for a 5k and I've haven't run in years. I really need to get shoes of some kind and I was thinking of going right to VFFs or...
  19. Shortening crank arms - Does this require a whole new crank set?

    If I want to change to shorter crank arms, do I have to buy a whole new crank set or can I just swap out the arms? On my bike it looks like you could technically remove the arms without removing the...
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    No, I think you have to change the whole cassette...

    No, I think you have to change the whole cassette but others might know more about that. I was just referring to the fact that what you will really notice is the new 28 teeth cog because the rest of...
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    I would play around with the website below to get...

    I would play around with the website below to get an idea, but then again I like numbers. You would have about an 11% difference between the 25 and the 28. I don't know what that would feel like...
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    I've been told that if the sensors are those ones...

    I've been told that if the sensors are those ones where you can see the black edges of the circle, you should put your wheel right on the edge and kind of press and it should feel you. I've seen...
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    I know, right? Is the movie really that bad that...

    I know, right? Is the movie really that bad that they have to pimp it at the TdF? Hollywood needs to give it a rest.

    http://c0013434.cdn1.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/x2_20dc9d4
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    Contador apologized to Andy...

    Contador apologized to Andy http://tinyurl.com/2ubpm7y and they are friends again (see twitter). That's nice to hear. I'm an Andy fan but I would feel bad if Contador wins and everyone hates him. ...
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    This is the one from OC to SD right? I'm "being...

    This is the one from OC to SD right? I'm "being trained" for this right now but I haven't registered yet. We'll see how my training goes first. :)
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