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  1. Thread: Raam 2012

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    Wow, didn't realize the two of you were on Team...

    Wow, didn't realize the two of you were on Team Shepherd. I regularly do rides out of your team mate Mark's bike shop and have heard him talk about his upcoming RAAM adventure. I look forward to...
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    I had this problem once and it turned out to be...

    I had this problem once and it turned out to be the orientation of the magnet. The sensor was detecting the magnet twice for each revolution of the wheel -- once for each pole of the magnet. I...
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    Congratulations grey! I'm glad you had a great...

    Congratulations grey! I'm glad you had a great ride and that your riding partner decided to join you after all.

    My friends and I just did the metric option which ended up being almost 68 miles....
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    I usually do the Beautiful Backroads ride but...

    I usually do the Beautiful Backroads ride but have only done the 100-mile option once. It's one of my favorite rides but falls near other rides that I tend to do the full distance on (Wilson 100, Six...
  5. Thread: WTB Deva

    by skibum
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    I haven't come across many people that like this...

    I haven't come across many people that like this saddle but I love it. Nice, firm support for my sitbones and a good shape for my body type. I haven't tried one on my mountain bike but have outfitted...
  6. Just getting out and riding a lot goes a long way...

    Just getting out and riding a lot goes a long way to help you improve. If you feel like you need more than that, classes can help. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition offers some classes. I have heard that...
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    I did the century and it was brutal. I handled...

    I did the century and it was brutal. I handled the heat okay, several weeks of riding in 95+ weather in GA had me somewhat acclimated. Although, honestly, when it's that hot, it's rough even if...
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    Looks like a great ride! Unfortunately, I'll be...

    Looks like a great ride! Unfortunately, I'll be up on the Blue Ridge Pkwy the weekend before that (Blue Ridge Brutal). It'll be tough to get away two weekends in a row so I don't think I can make it....
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    Congratulations on finishing your first century!...

    Congratulations on finishing your first century! Cartersville was my first many years ago. I wasn't able to do it this year because I was in Virginia visiting family and doing some riding there. My...
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    Giving mine a try...

    Giving mine a try...
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    I'm heading up but will only be riding Sat/Sun....

    I'm heading up but will only be riding Sat/Sun. My mom lives in the area so I decided to limit my # of days riding to spend more time with her.
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    Yes, be excited!! My husband and I own a cabin on...

    Yes, be excited!! My husband and I own a cabin on the 3/6 gap route so we ride up there regularly. I call it my little slice of heaven :) Just take your time, enjoy the scenery and have fun!
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    I run at lunch a couple of days a week. We have a...

    I run at lunch a couple of days a week. We have a group at work that does a loop around the office park -- about 3.5 miles. We are very lucky to have a small gym with showers at our office so it is...
  14. Thread: Tim Tams!!!!!

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    Hey PW! I saw them at a Kroger in ATL, Brookhaven...

    Hey PW! I saw them at a Kroger in ATL, Brookhaven neighborhood, so they are around. I resisted buying them because I'm surrounded with holiday temptations at the moment. I've heard such great things...
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    Thanks for the info. The ride this year is in the...

    Thanks for the info. The ride this year is in the area where my mom lives. I've always wanted to bring my bike on a visit and do some riding. It's a beautiful area. This is the perfect excuse to make...
  16. Thread: Augusta 70.3

    by skibum
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    I got my RC7 from Blue's warehouse sale about a...

    I got my RC7 from Blue's warehouse sale about a year ago. They held it at Reality Bikes in Cumming. They had complete bikes for sale too but were selling the one I got as just a frame. DH built it up...
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    Congratulations! Fantastic race!!

    Congratulations! Fantastic race!!
  18. Thread: Augusta 70.3

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    Yes, I saw your cheering squad several times....

    Yes, I saw your cheering squad several times. Tell them thanks for being out there. Those signs gave me a boost every time I saw them!

    Love the bike!! Is that one of the pink RC7's? I rode an RC7...
  19. Thread: Augusta 70.3

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    I should have taken one from the ground. If this...

    I should have taken one from the ground. If this happens to me again, I will.

    I've done one other HIM but it was three years ago. Had some injuries in between. I'm really glad my leg held up on...
  20. Thread: Augusta 70.3

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    Adding my race report... Swim: I had psyched...

    Adding my race report...

    Swim:
    I had psyched myself out a little before the swim. I'm not the fastest swimmer and was worried about the 5 waves of men coming behind me, envisioning them swimming...
  21. Thread: Augusta 70.3

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    I'm in wave 18. How about you? Other than the...

    I'm in wave 18. How about you? Other than the pros, most of the women's waves are fairly close together so we might see each other out on the course. The way the run loops around through downtown, we...
  22. Thread: Augusta 70.3

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    Hi Kacie! I'll be one of the 3400 people out...

    Hi Kacie! I'll be one of the 3400 people out there with you on the Augusta 70.3 course. I have similar goals as you... a year ago, I was just coming off of 10 weeks of inactivity after being hit by a...
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    I'm not absolutely sure but I don't think Atlanta...

    I'm not absolutely sure but I don't think Atlanta Cycling got flooded. Cobb Pkwy crosses fairly high over the Chattahoochee and Atlanta Cycling is uphill from the river. I've got some riding buddies...
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    I usually do those rides but am passing on them...

    I usually do those rides but am passing on them this year. We've decided to spend the weekend in the mountains so I'll be hitting some of my favorite routes in the gaps instead.

    My next organized...
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    I recently got my dream bike -- a Colnago Master...

    I recently got my dream bike -- a Colnago Master X-light. A lightweight steel beauty!
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