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    As I ponder another handful of races this year, I can't help but wonder what I can do to finally beat little Sally, the girl on the Barbie bike with the streamers who rides on the sidewalk alongside the RATL course.

    I could do intervals, but I am too lazy.

    I could loose weight, but I like to eat too much.

    I could buy a new carbon fiber wonder...a RED one, but the economy sucks.

    So I'm thinking I can get more aero. Of course my gut gets in the way of back going any more than a 90 degree angle to the ground...so I need to get more aero without having to reduce my wind profile.

    I'm thinking of buying a skin suit and doing Botox....whaddya all think?
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Skin suit will squeeze you too much causing large bulges in the midsection, which is less aero. Botox will smooth out the wrinkles so the flow of air will be a bit more laminar, so that may work.

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    Dimples ARE aero.
    FS: Fuji SL1 frameset, 55.5cm toptube, excellent condition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by procrit View Post
    Skin suit will squeeze you too much causing large bulges in the midsection, which is less aero. Botox will smooth out the wrinkles so the flow of air will be a bit more laminar, so that may work.
    How about a corset?
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by cslone View Post
    Dimples ARE aero.
    Learn to ride backwards?
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    Damn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wanders View Post
    Learn to ride backwards?
    Rectal Cranial Inversion position....BRILLIANT!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    wut
    Quote Originally Posted by zeleuo View Post
    Slamdancing would probably define my style of riding best.

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    Pay somebody skinny and fast to ride as you?

    P.S. I'm not angling for the job, as I'm neither.

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    Elizabeth Taylor recommended dysentery as a diet plan. A number of the women at work have had surgery so they could eat just as much but lose weight. The first one lost about 80 pounds, and then it was a rush to sign up for the procedure.

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    just sit up and think of the gut as a "body fairing". instant aero justification for eating some more.

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    I think you should focus on the important stuff. Like the difference between 'loose' and lose.

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    Lipo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
    Elizabeth Taylor recommended dysentery as a diet plan. A number of the women at work have had surgery so they could eat just as much but lose weight. The first one lost about 80 pounds, and then it was a rush to sign up for the procedure.
    Tapeworms are also very effective, but hard to get rid of after you reach your desired weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gsteinb View Post
    I think you should focus on the important stuff. Like the difference between 'loose' and lose.
    Oh my, lookie what I hooked!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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