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    Anyone know which network is broadcasting the...

    Anyone know which network is broadcasting the Stages 20 & 21 in the US?
    I have directv and up to/including Stage 19 - BEIN sports has been broadcasting, but for Stages 20 & 21 they are not.
    Tried a...
  2. Bike has been picked up... looks like it will...

    Bike has been picked up...
    looks like it will rack up some more roadie time...

    ...solid!
  3. Fuji - The Ace - 1974 60cm - Freebie to CV'r in No Jersey

    First, hopefully the Mods will not chop this thread - due to circumstance...
    I'm in No Jersey - Rutherford - and clearing my mother's house/home for sale (she's finally moved out to CA! Yeah!).
    I'm...
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    as a gearhead, there's always that urge. But...

    as a gearhead, there's always that urge. But really there's no upside for me. It's a real monetary commitment, scraping a bunch of wheels I already have and like, then the commitment to make 'use' of...
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    sleeping ok? no overall general fatigue? other...

    sleeping ok? no overall general fatigue? other than cycling, life seems good?
    eating a reasonable rounded diet?

    if you're expecting your cycling and overall strength and fitness, at 100 mi/wk, to...
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    a heart rate of the mid to upper 170s, for almost...

    a heart rate of the mid to upper 170s, for almost all riders, would mean they're getting into an anerobic state. It's not a on/off switch, so some can motor on for quite some time, others (like me)...
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    RT I fear this will languish if this stays as...

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    I fear this will languish if this stays as 2013.
    It needs fresh blood , and legs, as well as those who have already bought in.
    It needs those who have need or want the carrot, or just the wkly...
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    if you are climbing much more than with the...

    if you are climbing much more than with the tandem, then expect more workout of the glutes and hams. Especially if you're doing most of that climbing in-saddle and there are less 'breaks' in the...
  9. This **** works! Honestly, I feel 6 months...

    This **** works! Honestly, I feel 6 months younger when I take them! Every lil bit helps...
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    ass-o-meter does not provide the final word, but...

    ass-o-meter does not provide the final word, but it does provide a start point for someone who has no clue, has no experience with saddles, and needs a start point. It gives a shop guy a reasonable...
  11. Yeah, missed that 0% at 60. But that just shows...

    Yeah, missed that 0% at 60. But that just shows how ridiculous the whole zone fiasco can be. 'Zone's are ways to fill up pages in a book.
    SO if I had a resting HR of 42, my zones would be lower,...
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    that brings up the multiple faces of drinking...

    that brings up the multiple faces of drinking common grocery milk in any quantity. One is the actual effect of the stuff that is milk. Other is the list of nasty stuff found in milk and other dairy...
  13. using any measurable criteria helps get a handle...

    using any measurable criteria helps get a handle on how 'improvements' are happening, even if they are not totally accurate for you.
    Whether 180 is close to your MAX HR becomes less important than...
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    has happened to me a number of times, when I was...

    has happened to me a number of times, when I was much younger.
    always in cold (under freezing) conditions, always when I was overdressed, always when I went out too hard without a decent warmup....
  15. well bummer on that here's to a quick recovery...

    well bummer on that

    here's to a quick recovery :beer:
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    RT Is there now a 2014 sheet and instructs to...

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    Is there now a 2014 sheet and instructs to use? A new thread?
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    is there 'chat slang' for "That *******" ?

    is there 'chat slang' for "That *******" ?
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    Are Road Bikes Fragile? as far as I know, the...

    Are Road Bikes Fragile?

    as far as I know, the only things Fragile made were leg lamps
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    RT's O-Fish-L 2013 Mileage & Weight log has me at...

    RT's O-Fish-L 2013 Mileage & Weight log has me at
    8412 miles thru Dec4 (familial obligations meant zero mi for rest of Dec)
    it took all of that to lose 8 lbs... hoping to drop another 6 this year...
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    Anyone Riding in Sub-Zero Fahrenheit?

    Me? Not a chance!
    Been in NJ for over a month now - and it's been cold, snowy, rainy, Colder!

    But today takes the cake. Temp at 9:30 AM, on a very accurate thermometer outside the house
    = -2...
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    I have 3 helmutts which get cycled over a 2 wk...

    I have 3 helmutts which get cycled over a 2 wk period. Each goes into shower with me.
    Oldest is about 5 yrs old and has gone thru a shower every 2wks for that entire time.
    I have very salty sweat...
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    +1 Except I don't blow by anyone these daze. I'm...

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    Except I don't blow by anyone these daze. I'm happy if I don't get shelled by the group on the hill of pain.
    If I climb over a 75 cadence, I will detonate.
    Really, we should try every possible...
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    OP, as others have noted, proper Cable...

    OP, as others have noted, proper Cable tension/setting is needed for the FD to have the proper alignment and for the 'trim' feature to function well. Additionally, improper angled alignment of the FD...
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    things I'd consider of course the 1st thing is...

    things I'd consider
    of course the 1st thing is to ride with various other gloves and see if that partially or fully mitigates the problem.
    next I would consider how you grip the bars. I almost...
  25. How does the bike helps you make best use of your...

    How does the bike helps you make best use of your assets?
    2 lbs is 2 lbs, and of some significance; but ultimately, does the new bike offer something which improves your performance/comfort? How...
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