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    You can make your own sports drink. I think the...

    You can make your own sports drink. I think the Nancy Clark book has a recipe. Orange juice, a bit of table salt, a few other ingredients.

    You can also try having a saltier-than-usual dinner the...
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    Another vote for calling the police. In some...

    Another vote for calling the police. In some jurisdictions they will take a report after the fact when someone is driving recklessly.

    Some people are just crazy. It's best to get away from them...
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    I'm not well-endowed but I also tend to unzip the...

    I'm not well-endowed but I also tend to unzip the jersey pretty far on a hot day. I do try to remember to zip it back up if I stop anywhere. I once went into a park visitor center, not realizing how...
  4. Thread: Here we go!

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    Pedals can be adjusted to make it easier/harder...

    Pedals can be adjusted to make it easier/harder to clip in and out. Maybe yours can be adjusted to make it easier?

    As for shifting, is it an issue with remembering to shift at the right time,...
  5. Thread: Bad sizing!!!

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    Actually, when they get customer feedback about...

    Actually, when they get customer feedback about items running small or large relative to the size chart, they include that in the description to help customers choose the right size.


    If there...
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    I would not lump calories in with "other bad...

    I would not lump calories in with "other bad things" in this context. You're getting weird because you need more calories.
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    Carbs fuel the muscles during exercise. Protein...

    Carbs fuel the muscles during exercise. Protein rebuilds them afterwards. Carbs replenish glycogen (energy stores) in muscles afterwards.

    You want mostly carbs during the ride. Mix of carbs and...
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    Welcome back! I am not a medical person, but I do...

    Welcome back! I am not a medical person, but I do recall a lot of internal scar tissue when I had ankle surgery 20 years ago. Do you have full range of motion with your knee? If not, I think dealing...
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    Welcome aboard. I like your plan!! I hope you're...

    Welcome aboard. I like your plan!! I hope you're able to enjoy some rides on the mountain bike between now and September.
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    I drink Gatorade because it's easy to find at...

    I drink Gatorade because it's easy to find at rest stops and doesn't make me sick. For rides under 1.5 hours I just drink water.
  11. Thread: Finally!

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    Nice!! I know how you feel about the sand...

    Nice!! I know how you feel about the sand...
  12. A few years ago I was having a new saddle fitted...

    A few years ago I was having a new saddle fitted on my bike when the LBS fit expert/manager told me I'd be more comfortable with a different bike. In my case he was recommending a carbon WSD road...
  13. Congrats on the new bike!!

    Congrats on the new bike!!
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    I would map out the route on ridewithgps.com. I...

    I would map out the route on ridewithgps.com. I find their interface easy to use, and you have google satellite and street view available if necessary.
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    Welcome aboard. My sister and cousin are nurses...

    Welcome aboard. My sister and cousin are nurses so I'm familiar with the demands of nursing school.

    My first bike (as an adult) was a hardtail mountain bike. For the first few years I had it, I...
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    The Kindle Fire HDX comes with a version of...

    The Kindle Fire HDX comes with a version of Microsoft Office, and I briefly played around with Excel and Word while I was at the store the other day. It would not be fast and easy to edit documents...
  17. Thread: April Rides

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    I did my weekly hill ride last night. It was...

    I did my weekly hill ride last night. It was pleasant, not as chilly as I expected it to be.

    Lessons learned:
    1. the salmon and asparagus sandwich from Whole Foods tastes good, but it's small...
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    I find the phone is too small. It's a pain to...

    I find the phone is too small. It's a pain to type anything longer than a text and it can be very hard to really search for something online, when you need to drill down through multiple pages of a...
  19. Thread: April Rides

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    I know someone who led a 72-mile club ride to...

    I know someone who led a 72-mile club ride to celebrate his 72nd birthday last year. On the flip side, there used to be a guy in this area who led a group ride of (100 - his age) miles each year for...
  20. Thread: April Rides

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    Happy birthday!! (I thought "dyslexia," not...

    Happy birthday!!

    (I thought "dyslexia," not "hexidecimal.")
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    In our area, this past March came in like an...

    In our area, this past March came in like an abominable snowman and went out like a lion. There were just enough hints of lamb in between to keep me from going stark raving mad.

    Each day I see...
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    I read something similar recently in Road Bike...

    I read something similar recently in Road Bike Review. I sent it to my trainer to see what he thought of it, but he hasn't had a chance to read it yet.

    I will sometimes ice my knee if the patella...
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    Thank you all for your input. I went to the store...

    Thank you all for your input. I went to the store at lunchtime to look at them again. The 8.9 is definitely a better size for reading. The reviews indicate that it also has better battery life than...
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    Could it be that you're allergic to the chamois...

    Could it be that you're allergic to the chamois cream that you're using? Or is it definitely chafed, irritated skin?
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    I still have not tried the Mt Lemmon climb on my...

    I still have not tried the Mt Lemmon climb on my Spinervals Tuscon DVD. I assume there is a long period of riding in a high gear. The scenery looks nice, though, so I will try it out -- but not until...
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