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    I got in a ride this weekend! First time on the...

    I got in a ride this weekend! First time on the bike since the crash. We set it up with a trainer, a step stool with a step high enough to reach my phone, tv remote and steps for me. I rode for an...
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    I also get ocular migraines, which don't include...

    I also get ocular migraines, which don't include head "pain" per se, but leave me feeling pretty wiped out after. They come in times of stress, poor diet, and sometimes just out of the blue. I can...
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    I use a combination of Lightroom and photoshop. I...

    I use a combination of Lightroom and photoshop. I have aperture, just never got into it. Lightroom is good for batch editing and basic post-production that you would do with event work or a studio...
  4. This is such a great attitude, lovelygamer. I was...

    This is such a great attitude, lovelygamer. I was talking with my boyfriend tonight about the level of anxiety that I have around food after my injury. I'm terrified to eat, terrified to put on...
  5. I was following the Giro Donne and the Reve Tour...

    I was following the Giro Donne and the Reve Tour on facebook. I just don't know how to do more than watch the posts and think "Yay, girls on bikes!"

    A friend of mine posted this article today in...
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    Indy, I've done those. They make me cry! lol. ...

    Indy, I've done those. They make me cry! lol.

    The first sounds awful and awesome at the same time. The boyfriend and I were planning on doing core work on alternating mornings before he went to...
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    Yay, excellent!

    Yay, excellent!
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    Badger, you have my sympathy. I am also the...

    Badger, you have my sympathy. I am also the daughter of a difficult mother. This morning (my first morning getting out of bed and dressed alone after my accident) I woke up to an email from my mother...
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    Poll: Sort of. Mine are size 42, which is sometimes...

    Sort of. Mine are size 42, which is sometimes considered a 9, sometimes a 9.5 for American sizing. I've been able to fit into a 41 before, as well, and have shoes that are as small as an 8.5 for...
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    Your best bet is to take the photo in color, and...

    Your best bet is to take the photo in color, and use photoshop, lightroom, or another image editing program to apply the appropriate filters, adjust the contrast, etc.

    This link goes into a basic...
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    Sookiesue - don't you love it when you get put...

    Sookiesue - don't you love it when you get put back into that good head space on your ride? I find I'm really susceptible to that inner dialogue (especially the negative.)

    Thanks for the wishes...
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    Gawd, mashed potatoes and gravy would be awesome....

    Gawd, mashed potatoes and gravy would be awesome. Or biscuits and gravy!
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    Thanks, Catrin. They definitely could have been...

    Thanks, Catrin. They definitely could have been much worse. No ribs cracked, no lung puncture (common with a broken scapula), and thank god I've got some core strength to help move me around, since...
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    It would have been a lovely week/weekend for...

    It would have been a lovely week/weekend for riding. It's been 70's, overcast, and breezy, with afternoon thunderstorms.

    Only, I didn't get out for a ride this weekend, because Wednesday, 50...
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    Newbie Questions

    I suppose this could go anywhere. But, I've got some questions that I was hoping TE people could explain, and I'm sure there are other occasional newbie questions that are easy enough and don't need...
  16. Thread: Planks :)

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    4+ minutes???? I bow down before you! (and then...

    4+ minutes???? I bow down before you! (and then get stuck and unable to get up, lol)

    I can hold less than 1 minute. :(

    Group training sounds awesome. If I could get over the inability to wake...
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    I grew up in a city that is world reknowned for...

    I grew up in a city that is world reknowned for its relationship with the automobile, and we had one in our family for quite some time. My mother would take all 4 of us kids on transit to visit my...
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    I have a lovely Coach cashmere scarf. It's brown....

    I have a lovely Coach cashmere scarf. It's brown.

    I'm interested in the discussion as well, because I've considered the possibility of a coach. I get bored very easily unless I'm pushed and...
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    LOVE this! Thanks for sharing!!

    LOVE this! Thanks for sharing!!
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    I haven't tried it yet, but a couple of our...

    I haven't tried it yet, but a couple of our Olympic riders that are local are supported by Scratch labs for energy + electrolytes. I picked up two samples at our city's Bike from Work bash on...
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    And my boyfriend is making these changes from...

    And my boyfriend is making these changes from what used to be a pizza and burgers and beer, takeout wings, etc diet. So these are all good, healthy, good cholesterol building calories. Especially...
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    Glad to hear about the good news with the...

    Glad to hear about the good news with the re-test! We've been worrying about the boyfriend's good cholesterol here, since he had a screening through a heath day at work. His "bad" was at 168, but his...
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    I always do electroytes, but we are riding 2+...

    I always do electroytes, but we are riding 2+ hours in extreme heat. I've been doing some kind of elec replacement if I sweat at all, usually on rides over an hour. I love the shot bloks, and also...
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    Har har har!! I miss lightning bugs. We don't...

    Har har har!!

    I miss lightning bugs. We don't have them here. :(
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    I've got one too. Never did I think that's what...

    I've got one too. Never did I think that's what I'd end up on. I rode 8 bikes the day I bought, and ended up on the carbon Synapse. Love it. SO easy over rough roads.

    How do you feel it handles on...
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