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  1. I've had a LOT of tires on my commuters in the...

    I've had a LOT of tires on my commuters in the past six years, right now I've finally found bliss. That is the 700x42 Marathon Dureme aired up to about 65PSI. They roll fast, forever, and...
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    I've been stuck at the same weight - 299 (ok, so...

    I've been stuck at the same weight - 299 (ok, so down .5) - for the past four weeks now. The math has been completely lost, according to "the math" I should still be losing at least 3 lbs/week. I...
  3. No idea the exact mileage, but every week in Feb...

    No idea the exact mileage, but every week in Feb I've been over 100 (more like 150-200), all outside. All in the cold.

    Is it spring yet? Please???
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    As of this year I'll have had my LHT for 5 years,...

    As of this year I'll have had my LHT for 5 years, and probably 40,000+ miles. I can say without a doubt that I love the damn thing, and have problems figuring out what my next bike will be just...
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    I really can't be anything but jealous about...

    I really can't be anything but jealous about almost 32mpg on winter gas with 4wd. All I can is suspect that you drive with a lighter foot than I.

    Although for a real challenge, come see if you...
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    I totally get where he's coming from. If I drove...

    I totally get where he's coming from. If I drove more than I do, you'd better believe that I'd invest in economy and more closely track it.

    It's also highly likely I'd get a vehicle that...
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    I definitely resemble this. But, as I grow older...

    I definitely resemble this. But, as I grow older that has changed into "oh eff it, take my money" :)
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    I'm 6 foot 2 and currently at 299. I've been at...

    I'm 6 foot 2 and currently at 299. I've been at 299 for the past three weeks, almost infuriatingly. My diet has been awesome and I spend at least an hour, more like 2 a day on the bike. This past...
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    Didn't read the whole thread but, you might think...

    Didn't read the whole thread but, you might think about cycling shoes. While they look stupid and I sound like Robocop while walking, They have done miracles for foot comfort. The super stuff soles...
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    So I used to always make sure to run my tires at...

    So I used to always make sure to run my tires at the highest PSI. I was firmly in that camp and kept in it.

    Then I started to not care. I found out that running at lower PSI I was more...
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    I actually rather enjoyed commuting on this: ...

    I actually rather enjoyed commuting on this:
    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3268/2525897425_2b7f2e226e.jpg

    It was a basic Hardrock Sport that I put 26x1.5 Armadillos on. It changed it from being...
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    I concur completely. My body reacts oddly to...

    I concur completely. My body reacts oddly to both carbs and sodium, so I have to have very little of both. I can do everything identical two weeks in a row, but if I have too many carbs and sodium...
  13. I have a LHT that I've had since 2008 as my...

    I have a LHT that I've had since 2008 as my "everything bike" and absolutely love it. My only gripe is the rim brakes in snow and rain so I've actually been thinking of - you guessed it - another...
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    Actually - no, no it's not. It's science,...

    Actually - no, no it's not. It's science, calories in vs. calories out. Once you find your RMR through either a test or just experimentation it's simply calorie consumption vs. calorie burn. When...
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    I'm another one who is a strong believer in...

    I'm another one who is a strong believer in counting calories, exactly, all of them, every day. If you slip and have a handful of peanuts - track it. Go back later and measure as close to possible...
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    The most fun I've ever had trying a bike was a...

    The most fun I've ever had trying a bike was a Redline Monocog, and I still harbor some heavy "want"s for a single speed. Not sure about fixed, but a single speed is definitely on my radar.
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    Chris, I'm unsure of your specific program, but...

    Chris, I'm unsure of your specific program, but am curious about water and soda consumption. I know for me and everyone I know who has lost weight this is absolutely key. I drink 200-300 ounces of...
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    Stuff like that infuriates me. I was over 400...

    Stuff like that infuriates me. I was over 400 pounds and consuming 960 calories a day while riding my bike an hour a day at some points this spring, yet there were three weeks in particular where I...
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    Interesting! You found that big of a difference...

    Interesting! You found that big of a difference from the Cross-Check?

    I ask because I'm looking this year to either swap my LHT's frame with a new one, or something difference. Reason being is...
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    Finally, goodbye to the Uber

    For those who haven't followed much, in 2005 I was around 572 pounds. Got down in the 350's in 2009, ballooned back up to 471 in Feb of 2012. During all of those times it seemed like being back in...
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    Keep going, Nerys!

    Keep going, Nerys!
  22. I'll admit, I haven't read all the replies, but...

    I'll admit, I haven't read all the replies, but after years of trial and error I think I can reply with confidence. What I see:
    -Most of your calories are tied up in carbs & sugars.
    -Your...
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    I'll second the used option, or start walking...

    I'll second the used option, or start walking while saving money. My brother has lost around 250 pounds this year by eating 1600-1800 calories a day and walking for 60-90 minutes at a brisk pace. ...
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    Nope! I was done with that in May. I'm now all...

    Nope! I was done with that in May. I'm now all on my own, and should at some point share what I'm doing. I'm afraid it's rather boring and basic, however. Just lots of veggies, chicken, fish,...
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    Yeah all of the 58-62's are long gone,...

    Yeah all of the 58-62's are long gone, fortunately. Don't worry, yours will be gone soon too!



    I really do have odd weight distribution. Even now at 306 I'm more of a 42 than a 44, and some...
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