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    Here is what I consider to be a pictorial...

    Here is what I consider to be a pictorial representation of us big'uns on bikes:

    http://38.media.tumblr.com/08ab56065d3b01d436bd6cc00886dc86/tumblr_mxbbydRDq11qasw9lo1_1280.gif



    And at times...
  2. It is funny I went for a ride the morning before...

    It is funny I went for a ride the morning before GCN released this video and totally got dropped on a short climb with my buddy. My excuse was more honest.....I totally wasn't ready for it at all. ...
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    Sticky: I love my Canari bibs and shorts. I wear a large...

    I love my Canari bibs and shorts. I wear a large with a 36-38" waist but I have massively muscular thighs and like the compression. The large fits just tight enough that it isn't bothersome, I...
  4. I rock my round 2er all the time when out for the...

    I rock my round 2er all the time when out for the more serious rides. My commutes are for the clothes I don't mind trashing.

    Perhaps if this were to wait till after the 1st of the year I'd be...
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    Right now I am more focused on cross training, so...

    Right now I am more focused on cross training, so I run 2-3x per week and do some HIIT stuff 2-3x per week as well. Because I have focused primarily on riding the last 2 years my legs are fine tuned...
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    Oh I don't take offense easily, but I have...

    Oh I don't take offense easily, but I have purposely avoided riding with the group in question because of how hard they go. I have ridden with several that aren't a challenge. Just being a pansy is...
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    That is one step above reading it because you...

    That is one step above reading it because you thought it said h​erpes. :eek:
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    I have purposely come up with excuses as to why I...

    I have purposely come up with excuses as to why I don't ride with some groups....mainly it is because I don't want to get dropped. However my reasoning never has been that.

    Looks like I just need...
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    I feel like this is a frickin' chain letter and...

    I feel like this is a frickin' chain letter and now I need to do it.....I secretly hate you right now Solare ! :D

    I have thought about adding these into my HIIT stuff I try to do 2-3x a week and...
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    I flaunt my massive calves because it was the...

    I flaunt my massive calves because it was the only part of my body that was muscular when I was fat. Almost 60 lbs shaved off and they only got bigger and more toned.

    Funny story was I was at the...
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    Sticky: Wyored, the shorts are on the way USPS priority...

    Wyored, the shorts are on the way USPS priority so I'd imagine you should see them by early next week at the latest. I can get you a tracking # if it is important.
  12. Maybe it is just me.....maybe I have seen one too...

    Maybe it is just me.....maybe I have seen one too many movies, but when I ride in traffic, whether on mark bike lanes or not, I always picture this scene in my head if I were to get into a...
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    3rd organized century - lost an hour

    So 2 years ago I attempted a century ride, in fact there is a thread here called "Clyde on a Century", and I did it. My moving time was around 6 hours and 50 minutes, the following year did the same...
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    I love the Domane, I like my 1.5, but a Domane...

    I love the Domane, I like my 1.5, but a Domane would be a "dream" bike for me. I'd do one completely loaded out, built a nice one on Trek's Project One website, came out aroung $13k.

    Very nice...
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    Awesome write up! When are we doing this again?...

    Awesome write up! When are we doing this again? :)

    I might be moving to the DC area in the spring and full well plan on riding the GAP and C&O canal trails at one time. But I am really excited...
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    Sticky: Wyored----I haven't forgotten about you! Just...

    Wyored----I haven't forgotten about you! Just forgetting to grab the shorts when I leave for work (I'd ship from work). I have a reminder to grab them tonight and leave them in my back overnight.
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    These are great suggestions. Also I found a...

    These are great suggestions.

    Also I found a way to lighten my riding weight by 50 lbs......I only discovered this secret by riding the bike more, pushing myself when doing so, and eating better. ...
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    Sticky: PM'd ya!

    PM'd ya!
  19. We have a few of these in Chicago, and while it...

    We have a few of these in Chicago, and while it is nice to "legally" pull in front of a car, usually they are nothing more than an extension of the driving lane that cars stop in anyway.

    And if...
  20. Just wanted to update this thread and throw some...

    Just wanted to update this thread and throw some more thanks and encouragement out there to the C&A forum with all I have learned over the years.

    I am down to 218 from 272 in November of 2012,...
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    A really good friend of my wife and I had his...

    A really good friend of my wife and I had his in-laws putting a cow up for slaughter, we did a cow-pool with a few other families and got a full cow. It was from a small farm, only got antibiotics...
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    I can attest the the new wardrobe not being...

    I can attest the the new wardrobe not being cheap. But I still get by on my old shorts, my old "fat" jeans are great for wearing a pair....or 2!....of sweat pants underneath them in the winter, and...
  23. I'll be at it, look for anyone who wants to keep...

    I'll be at it, look for anyone who wants to keep a pace of 18+, the few of us want to get started at 6 AM and be done in about 6 1/2 hours including stops.

    I'll be there on a black/white Trek 1.5...
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    This wasn't my normal doctor since I didn't want...

    This wasn't my normal doctor since I didn't want to take the day off. This is a large practice and was one of the associate doctors there that I talked with/saw. When I tell people what I weigh...
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    I had something similar but from my doctor at my...

    I had something similar but from my doctor at my physical a week ago. I am 220 (well 224 at the visit) and 71.75" tall, so technically my BMI weight is 185 or something around there. Of which I...
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