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    You can do a century. I did my first one last...

    You can do a century. I did my first one last year at 60. Have another one planned for later this month. I have a road bike, but still use platform pedals, so no recommendations, there. Keep...
  2. Thread: Mind games

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    I am not running right now, but when I ran, I did...

    I am not running right now, but when I ran, I did a variation on the counting - I would try to predict where on the course I would be in 100 steps, then count out the steps. I usually didn't have to...
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    Oh - that looks like fun! Hard work, though. ...

    Oh - that looks like fun! Hard work, though. Water bottle might be necessary. The lake water sure isn't drinkable. They've closed a lot of the beaches on the Wisconsin side of the lake.
  4. Thread: Almost there!

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    Just wanted to say how much I have enjoyed seeing...

    Just wanted to say how much I have enjoyed seeing the pictures and the notes from your ride. Thank you for sharing them with us.

    BTW: Is that Sunrise Prairie Trail fully paved?
  5. Thread: Weekend Rides?

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    But your ride was a women only ride, and our ride...

    But your ride was a women only ride, and our ride was mixed, so that probably accounted for a lot of the difference. The name of your ride picqued my interest right away.
  6. Thread: Weekend Rides?

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    No ride Saturday. I was saving my legs for a 75...

    No ride Saturday. I was saving my legs for a 75 mile organized ride today. There were 7,200 participants spread over 6 distances and routes, with varying start times. Some friends and I rode the...
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    So glad to hear she is safe at home again.

    So glad to hear she is safe at home again.
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    I have the velcro wrist version. I keep one with...

    I have the velcro wrist version. I keep one with my bike gear so I don't forget to put it on when I ride. I use the other one for my other outdoor activities - hiking, running, etc.
  9. Thread: Turkeys

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    Oh - the turkey chick is adorable.

    Oh - the turkey chick is adorable.
  10. Thread: Weekend Rides?

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    Crankin - your "bike alley" story made me...

    Crankin - your "bike alley" story made me chuckle.

    Our ride yesterday got cancelled due to rain, but 11 of us rode out at 6:00 a.m. today. Lots of riders were out early trying to get their rides...
  11. Thread: Rest Days?

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    The Clif MOJO bars run in the range that you...

    The Clif MOJO bars run in the range that you mention for both protein and carbs. In fact, the peanut butter pretzel bar has 9 grams of protein, 20 grams of carbs, and 190 calories. They are less...
  12. Thank you for the info; don't know how I missed...

    Thank you for the info; don't know how I missed that. Sorry for the hi-jack. I haven't tried comparing rides or segments of my rides yet.
  13. I've been able to save rides as courses, but so...

    I've been able to save rides as courses, but so far have not found a way to download them back to the Edge. I am obviously missing something. Any hints?
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    Regarding the seat post - I had a similar problem...

    Regarding the seat post - I had a similar problem with a carbon seat post on an aluminum bike (so not quite the same). The seat post would creep down in the tube and I was having to adjust it back...
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    Red - thank you for sharing your very personal...

    Red - thank you for sharing your very personal experience with diagnosis and treatment. It is both inspirational and educational.
  16. Thread: Dear So and So

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    Pax - hoping the best for a good recovery for...

    Pax - hoping the best for a good recovery for your mom.
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    My hill song is probably not any better than "Old...

    My hill song is probably not any better than "Old McDonald Had a Farm." I am also pretty sure it doesn't say anything very good about me, but from the Wizard of Oz - Almira Gulch's song, when she is...
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    Design 1B has my vote. I like the landmarks are...

    Design 1B has my vote. I like the landmarks are in silhouette and the color gradient on the front.
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    I normally get painful/bleeding cracks on the...

    I normally get painful/bleeding cracks on the tips of my fingers and thumbs from October through April (roughly the winter heating season). I also react badly to hand sanitizers as others here have...
  20. Thread: Sneezing Dog?

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    Good news (I think). Had "sneezy" to the vet...

    Good news (I think). Had "sneezy" to the vet earlier this week and everything seems to be fine. Vet listened to heart and lungs, checked glands, tonsils, ears, etc. Could not find anything that...
  21. Thread: Messy Ride

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    Messy Ride

    I know many of you ride/commute by bike all winter long, and I am inspired by your bravery. Even though we have had a relatively mild winter with little snow, yesterday was only my second outdoor...
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    Thank you everyone. Lots of good options for me...

    Thank you everyone. Lots of good options for me to explore. I just did the "closed eye" test suggested by tzvia and then compared my hand position to the hand position I would need to grip the bar...
  23. Thread: Toothache

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    Oh - that sounds painful. My dad just went...

    Oh - that sounds painful. My dad just went through something similar and he was on antibiotics for almost a week before the dentist would begin the work. He said, though, that the pain was much...
  24. Thread: Sneezing Dog?

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    I am happy to report that Spencer The Beagle has...

    I am happy to report that Spencer The Beagle has not had any sneezing episodes today at all. I did notice last evening that going out into the cold seemed to trigger an episode. The temperature...
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    Oakleaf, thanks. It just seems to me that a road...

    Oakleaf, thanks. It just seems to me that a road position for my hands (palms facing one another) is more comfortable than palms down, but I never thought about the various measurements. It could...
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