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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-06-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Painted Pony
I'm not over 6ft tall or over 200 lbs but I do...

I'm not over 6ft tall or over 200 lbs but I do nutrition counseling for my patients. I'd like to share a few thinking points I give to my patients if that's okay.

1) Starting when we are kids we...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-06-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By Painted Pony
Standing upright and bending forward at the...

Standing upright and bending forward at the waist, legs together or apart, can help remove the "girth" factor. Laying flat on your back and having someone help you stretch can also spread the...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-06-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,883
Posted By Painted Pony
If you know your husband is slower than you, for...

If you know your husband is slower than you, for whatever reason, why do you continue to ride in front of him? You are always pushing the pace for him, and I suspect it is a big mental block for him....
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By Painted Pony
Thank you for sharing this. I've been waiting for...

Thank you for sharing this. I've been waiting for the GPs to go on sale somewhere.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-05-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,849
Posted By Painted Pony
As part of my job I do some nutrition and...

As part of my job I do some nutrition and exercise education. I've added a few of those things to this thread for those looking at losing weight.

1) Marine bootcamp is built around a physically...
Forum: Mountains-Plains Regional Rides and Events 01-04-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By Painted Pony
Iron Horse in 2013

Anyone else entered?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-13, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15,809
Views: 2,524,821
Posted By Painted Pony
New PI winter bibs and lobster gloves that have...

New PI winter bibs and lobster gloves that have proven successful in 15-17 degree temps. Also a new set of pedals for my trainer bike. The winter clothing is nice for Co winters.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,771
Posted By Painted Pony
Met with a group and took a friend that is fairly...

Met with a group and took a friend that is fairly new to cycling. 14-20ish miles in 17 degree weather. Great day & my newbie friend is motivated to ride even more this year! YEAH!
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,469
Posted By Painted Pony
1) Enter and complete at least three organized...

1) Enter and complete at least three organized cycling events this year. First will be the Iron Horse in CO. Second may be Buena Vista Century (they are a week apart). Third remains to be seen....
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,609
Posted By Painted Pony
I do my own bike work. Originally I had the LBS...

I do my own bike work. Originally I had the LBS do the work, but the cost and things not being exact, motivated me to learn it for myself. For me, the more I learned on my own the more tuned in I was...
Forum: Commuting 03-25-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,615
Posted By Painted Pony
Get a bottle of bear spray. Bear spray is pepper...

Get a bottle of bear spray. Bear spray is pepper spray under high pressure. It will shoot a 30 second stream of pepper spray 30 feet out. Much safer to use IMO than a small bottle of pepper spray....
Forum: Commuting 03-25-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Painted Pony
There are many factors that make this hard to...

There are many factors that make this hard to answer so asking your physician is the best answer. I can offer you some facts though.

If you have well controlled blood pressure with no other...
Forum: Commuting 11-02-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By Painted Pony
It is hard to give advice without knowing your...

It is hard to give advice without knowing your current conditioning, weight, bike experience, age, etc. If the farthest you've ridden is 4-6 miles without all your commuting gear you may want to...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-31-08, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By Painted Pony
Great Idea!

Thanks for sharing this. I have been looking around for a way to carry my nice clothes to work without spending a hundred dollars on a clothing specific pannier bag.
Forum: Commuting 10-18-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,334
Posted By Painted Pony
+1 My commuter has the SPDs w/ multi-release...

+1
My commuter has the SPDs w/ multi-release cleats. They are so easy to unclip from it's like a platform but they don't unclip unless I want them to. My SPD pedals are the M520s that can be clipped...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By Painted Pony
Carbon brake mount

I have carbon dropouts on one of my bikes and I recently realized the metal piece that slips in the carbon to secure the brake caliper is loose. This is causing the brake it wobble a little on the...
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