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    I agree with Null66... you probably pushed too...

    I agree with Null66... you probably pushed too hard in the dreary cold weather and it has taken a toll on your body. Rest, get well, and try again. It is still very early in our Wisconsin cycling...
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    Pics coming soon... I got caught in the rain on...

    Pics coming soon... I got caught in the rain on Saturday and now the bike is a bit dirty... Taking it in to the shop tomorrow to get the fit dialed in based on the measurements they have from my old...
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    Gotta love Trek : Domane 4.7

    Haven't posted in a while, but had to share news about the new baby.

    I just purchased a 2014 Domane 4.7 to "supplement" my 8 year old Giant OCR1, and aside from my wallet (N+1 = 4N), I couldn't be...
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    Do you mean that the quality of the 105 groupset...

    Do you mean that the quality of the 105 groupset is low, or the other components? I know they tend to go cheap on the brakes until you get into the higher end of the range - except for SRAM groups...
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    Yes, they do - but how different is the ride...

    Yes, they do - but how different is the ride quality - as opposed to the weight?
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    Well I'm slightly larger than you - always...

    Well I'm slightly larger than you - always thought this was normal sized, but maybe not for cyclists :)

    Seriously, I don't have huge issues with the Al frame OCR1, just curious to see what others...
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    Trek Madone 3.1 vs Ti or ??

    So, I've beed riding my AL frame Giant OCR1 for 6 years now, and I'm starting to think about upgrading. I've been thinking that it would take $2500+ to make significant gains - something like this,...
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    Cobb Cycling V-Flow Plus. Purchased in May...

    Cobb Cycling V-Flow Plus. Purchased in May with 180 day satisfaction guarantee. Happy with it so far, we'll see how it fares in a century this weekend.
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    I had a Retul fitting done last week, after it...

    I had a Retul fitting done last week, after it was recommended by three of my friends who had done it this Spring. The only thing that was not changed during the fitting was my saddle height - I...
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    Sticky: First ride of the year today - 32 miles, temp at...

    First ride of the year today - 32 miles, temp at start was 22F, but no wind and sunny. It was 50F on Thursday - that's life in Wisconsin. But at least I got in my first February ride ever! ...
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    I recently purchased a refurbished 305 with HR,...

    I recently purchased a refurbished 305 with HR, speed/cadence sensor for $175, and I have been very happy with it. The equivalent price for the 500 would be $350. To your point, I have found it...
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    Andy Pruitt has worked with Specialized to...

    Andy Pruitt has worked with Specialized to develop their BG Fit system, which is one reason I considered it. I did have a fitting last year by a LBS owner who spent an hour with me and only charged...
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    This is very helpful. Sometimes I just need...

    This is very helpful. Sometimes I just need someone to tell me what I already know. I made a slight adjustment to my saddle before riding 50 miles today (nose down a notch), and I felt fine - other...
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    Bike fitting before new saddle?

    I am finally in the market to replace the original OEM saddle on my Giant OCR1 - after 4 years, it's starting to get a bit soft and creating some discomfort. I'm hoping I will be happy with the...
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    The cheapest price I have seen for the Garmin 500...

    The cheapest price I have seen for the Garmin 500 with HR and Cadence is $350. I'm thinking of looking for a deal on the 305 at half the price.
  16. I am having the same problem loading BF using...

    I am having the same problem loading BF using IE8. Once the initial page loads it seems to work fine, but the home page can take an eternity (30 seconds) to load.

    I used Chrome before ie8 was...
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    Thanks everyone for the good advice - the...

    Thanks everyone for the good advice - the Williams 30X wheelset looks great for the money, but I'm trying to stay under $300, which I realize will not get me a great set of wheels. So, what I did...
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    Rather than start a new thread, I will resurrect...

    Rather than start a new thread, I will resurrect this one. My 4 year old Giant OCR1 is in need of new wheels as I have found several hairline cracks in the rear rim - in this case a 24 spoke Xero...
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    When you ride the lakefront trail, make sure you...

    When you ride the lakefront trail, make sure you take the loop south of the Art Museum that goes through Lakefront State Park. It's the island in front of the Summerfest grounds, and I'm guessing...
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    I forgot to add something I noticed while riding...

    I forgot to add something I noticed while riding the DCC. The roads up there are in MUCH better condition than down here in Milwaukee/Waukesha/Racine counties. At home I have to plan my routes to...
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    I made the trip from Milwaukee with 2 friends for...

    I made the trip from Milwaukee with 2 friends for our first Century, and it was fantastic! Great weather, great route, very well marked and only a couple of tough (for me) hills. We enjoyed it so...
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    Poll: +1 to Yes. The band, that is. I voted no.

    +1 to Yes. The band, that is. I voted no.
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    Don't try this at home, 50-plus'ers

    Take a look at this (link posted by Lance Armstrong on his Twitter feed):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19zFlPah-o
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    That's a slippery slope which I don't think we...

    That's a slippery slope which I don't think we should head down - having the state (or society) dictate personal behavior because they pay for health care. In fact, I've heard recently that the...
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    I'll add another plug for Specialized. I have...

    I'll add another plug for Specialized. I have the BG Comp Road shoes and I think it's a great shoe for $135. If you feel the need to spend more, there are pricier versions. If the Sidis fit you...
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