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    I found the paelo diet WAY to hardcore and...

    I found the paelo diet WAY to hardcore and personally I question the science behind it. I lost 10kg using Precision Nutrition and although it was a lot of effort and organisation it did work.
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  2. She did, the argument is that she didn't go far...

    She did, the argument is that she didn't go far enough north and as such sailed less miles than Jesse Martin.

    Abby Sunderland has also defered her solo around the world voygage and as such won't...
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    I clip out only the the left as well. This was...

    I clip out only the the left as well. This was just how I was taught as my right leg is my stronger side.

    Also, in Australia we ride and drive on the left hand side so your gutters, poles etc are...
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    Also, if you really don't feel ready to go to...

    Also, if you really don't feel ready to go to cleats - dont. Although there are lots of advantage they will also be lost if you get put of riding.

    So perhaps do a few more rides, get a bit more...
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    This was my situation last week except on a steep...

    This was my situation last week except on a steep hill in a reasonably busy suburb! I was with a group and they stopped at the top of the hill as there were cars parked on each side and we were going...
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    Just wrong. Now Tim Tams are going to get a bad...

    Just wrong. Now Tim Tams are going to get a bad name!

    Further information on the tim tam slam

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHzMfZ1FaqA&feature=related

    Have to agree that Mint Slice is my...
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    Sticky: just noticed this thread and thought I should...

    just noticed this thread and thought I should introduce myself...


    Real name: Tegan
    Where do you live? Sydney, Australia

    Explanation of your handle: Faster Pussycat are a band... named after...
  8. As Jessica Watson found out as she was bringing...

    As Jessica Watson found out as she was bringing Ella's Pink Lady to Sydney for the start of her voyage and failed to see an enormous tanker! I guess that is the reliance on technology.

    I guess...
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    Good to hear you are feeling a little more...

    Good to hear you are feeling a little more confident. Definatley hang onto your cash until you are ready to upgrade. I learnt an overcapitalisation lesson pretty early! On your next bike they will...
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    Hi Little Teapot, I had this exact same...

    Hi Little Teapot,

    I had this exact same problem and I am 157cm and ride a 44cm specialized ruby. I had a long reach to my brakes on the hoods and often rides my index fingers would lock up on...
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    Hi Shootingstar, I have not thought of a...

    Hi Shootingstar,

    I have not thought of a recumbent bike as an option but is something I should look into. The traffic issues shake my confidence a little but i tend to be OK in groups. Sydney is...
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    Neck pain is just unbearable. I have not had...

    Neck pain is just unbearable.

    I have not had fusion surgery but I have had quite a number of nerve blocks done for neck pain. I had a head injury two years ago and damaged the facet joints on my...
  13. Hi Violette, Victoria has lots of national...

    Hi Violette,

    Victoria has lots of national parks, mostly in the alpine regions - the victorian high country. It really is spectacular and where they hold the Audax Alpine Classic in January....
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    What is the saying...price, weight strength -...

    What is the saying...price, weight strength - pick two?

    The UCI legal limit I think is about 6.8kgs? So as already noted anything around the 7kg mark is going to be very expensive.

    Is there a...
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    Good to know. I have only had the SRAM for about...

    Good to know. I have only had the SRAM for about two weeks and at the time was wondering whether to just pay the $$ for the Red.

    I don't really need to trim the small cog, I just need to get more...
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    Hi everyone, after a long time reading thought it...

    Hi everyone, after a long time reading thought it was time to join in!

    I recently put SRAM Force shifters/derailur on my road bike which had 105 as standard. I have small hands too (I ride an...
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