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  1. Sorry to hear about the leg acting up again. I'm...

    Sorry to hear about the leg acting up again. I'm glad you were able to still ride and finish well.

    We took our little guy on the 10 mile Family Fun Ride. It was his first official ETT and he...
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    I've had this problem too, fatigue and pain on...

    I've had this problem too, fatigue and pain on the bike and after. Post ride leg soreness and fatigue was bad. By accident I discovered my heel angle/placement made a big difference. As I think...
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    Oak, I'm so sorry. I hope you find peace. I'm...

    Oak, I'm so sorry. I hope you find peace. I'm glad you have your sister to talk to.

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  4. An old towel or blanket on the bottom helps keep...

    An old towel or blanket on the bottom helps keep mud and grease off the car. But they can fold up and move around if you are not careful.

    Another option is to buy a outdoor mat that is cut to...
  5. She's amazing!!

    She's amazing!!
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    Wahine, both houses sound like they each have...

    Wahine, both houses sound like they each have wonderful things to offer. A lot has been mentioned about rental and resale and I have nothing new to offer there.

    You also mentioned your current...
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    If you make your own you can replace the nuts...

    If you make your own you can replace the nuts with seeds such as sunflower or pumpkin seeds. Raw seeds lightly dry toasted on a pan brings out the nutty flavor. Just be careful not to overtoast.
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  8. Congratulations, lph!! That was awesome and I'm...

    Congratulations, lph!! That was awesome and I'm glad you had such a great time. And thanks for sharing such funny observations. That last one at the grocery store had me laughing out loud.:D

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  9. Oak, sorry its been so rough for you. I know how...

    Oak, sorry its been so rough for you. I know how you feel about not being able to do stuff and then isolation on top of that. I understand what you mean about others having it worse, but still, it...
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    If you just want to get an idea of what a...

    If you just want to get an idea of what a particular color of bar tape would like, you can get a scrap of fabric or whatever you have handy and put it around the bars to see, generally, what it would...
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    Good suggestions above. I don't use a mirror...

    Good suggestions above. I don't use a mirror (although thinking about it) but if I remember right from other posts, using one takes practice. Especially the helmet type. Maybe someone with helmet...
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    Sky King, thank you for asking! Yes, I always...

    Sky King, thank you for asking! Yes, I always make sure the tires are properly inflated. Besides big thorns there are a lot of little, broken pieces of thorns on the roads. Sometimes those little...
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    Thanks Oak and Silver, that's what I thought. ...

    Thanks Oak and Silver, that's what I thought.

    Silver, yes I did check it without the chain on. And yes these type of BB have to be replaced. Bummer.

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    Yes, Fantasy Island is fun and has a good...

    Yes, Fantasy Island is fun and has a good beginners trail. If I remember right, it's nice and wide. Good for learning and not rolling into cacti. Take tweezers with you just in case.;)

    A really...
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    Cranks/Bottom Bracket

    I recently completed a build-a-bike class wherein we took apart an old bike, cleaned it up, replaced parts and put it back together. It was fun, 2 people per bike and they were old bikes. Mine was...
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    Where about in So. AZ? In the Tucson area there...

    Where about in So. AZ? In the Tucson area there are lots of good instructors and clubs.

    Have you ever ridden in desert trails? If you are not familiar with riding on desert trails, I suggest you...
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    She is pretty!! And I like how you haven't...

    She is pretty!! And I like how you haven't wasted time putting your purse in the basket:D

    Muirenn, nooooo. I'm looking for an around the neighborhood bike and as soon as I saw the pictures I...
  18. I'm so sorry, Mimi. His last hours sound so...

    I'm so sorry, Mimi. His last hours sound so special. I wish you peace and strength.

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    Little bunnies are nothing new around here, there...

    Little bunnies are nothing new around here, there seems to be an explosion of them. But today was funny. There was a little junior size bunny trying to pull out a tender root from the dirt. He...
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    That's sharp!!

    That's sharp!!
  21. Mimi, I'm so sorry. I hope the success of the...

    Mimi, I'm so sorry. I hope the success of the fundraising lifts Don's spirit. You are both in my prayers.

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    Don't know about skorts but with shorts I have...

    Don't know about skorts but with shorts I have the similar problem with bunching, have to pull them way up and then have bunching at the waist.

    Shorts with a mid rise actually come up pretty...
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    What a beautiful bike! I especially love the...

    What a beautiful bike! I especially love the details. How did you come up with such great ideas? I was thrilled when I got matching cages for my stock bike.:o
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    Catrin, how about giving the campstove a little...

    Catrin, how about giving the campstove a little practice run? We just got a new Coleman for our last camp trip and it was super easy to use compared to the antique my husband was using. If you do...
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    Artista, that rattler looked beefy! It's good he...

    Artista, that rattler looked beefy! It's good he was spotted at a distance, they are nothing to mess with. (I've had a few close encounters with them.)

    On the trails we've used our bottles to...
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