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  1. Thread: Newish Rider

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    I had a similar issue and I went to my LBS and...

    I had a similar issue and I went to my LBS and paid for a professional fitting. It turns out that I had the wrong saddle. We replaced it, adjusted everything else and the pain stopped completely. It...
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    Update: Second ride

    Rode the ride to Honey Run again today. Here is my Strava Report. Great ride. I did much better. I love this bike more and more each ride! This time my riding buddy coached my breathing the whole...
  3. So, what is the best way of training while...

    So, what is the best way of training while watching your heart rate, that is also cost effective? I am actually trying to get pregnant, so I don't want to overdo it right now, also, I am spending the...
  4. Agree: Strava Premium is only worthwhile if...

    Agree: Strava Premium is only worthwhile if you're training with HR or power.

    So, I am wondering if it is worth it to get a mount for my iPhone and use it for watching my HR? I would love to be...
  5. Hmmm, I haven't heard about the RFLKT+, so I will...

    Hmmm, I haven't heard about the RFLKT+, so I will research it. I was told be several LBS guys not to use the iPhone as a computer, because it kills the batteries, and when you need your phone it...
  6. Strava Wahoo HR moniter and premium worth it for Clydes/Athenas?

    Hi! I just started riding on a weekly basis again, and currently have a Cateye Double Wireless Computer on my bike. I also use Strava, since some of the local riders here recommended that. I was...
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    Hi Leeinmemphis, your story is so inspiring! It...

    Hi Leeinmemphis, your story is so inspiring! It is amazing how many miles you did in 2013, and how much weight you have lost. Please continue posting your story.
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    Congratulations! You are an inspiration!

    Congratulations! You are an inspiration!
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    Update: I went on my first ride on my bike, and...

    Update: I went on my first ride on my bike, and actually, the first road bike ride since my bike crash two months ago. It kicked my butt! I joined a local beginners group and they went on an...
  10. Love this thread! And wish I lived closer (600...

    Love this thread! And wish I lived closer (600 miles away!) I am visiting in SoCal now but still 2 counties away and no bike, otherwise I would try to join you ladies. Next time we come down I will...
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    I have committed to doing the Wildflower Century...

    I have committed to doing the Wildflower Century in April. I am starting from basically very little bike fitness and the last time I rode 2 months ago I only could go 15 mph or so. I ended up...
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    Thanks for sharing your story, K8t. I am very...

    Thanks for sharing your story, K8t. I am very excited for you and your husband doing the Wildflower ride. Now that I have signed up for it I am a bit scared of the hills. I don't see the 100 miles as...
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    Funny! Thank you for the laugh!

    Funny! Thank you for the laugh!
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    LOL! Yep! Meet my new Psychotherapist, Dr....

    LOL! Yep! Meet my new Psychotherapist, Dr. Roubaix...355924
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    Thank you for sharing this. I was told be a LBS...

    Thank you for sharing this. I was told be a LBS mechanic that this is problematic with the 7 speed cog. I will take it to someone else, and get a new helmet for hubby. Supposedly the 600x components...
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    My stepkids are getting a bunch of stuff, despite...

    My stepkids are getting a bunch of stuff, despite the fact that they have been pretty naughty teenagers. My husband is getting a tablet and a bike helmet so he can ride with me! Of course, cost wise...
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    Hilarious! Indyfabz, we have rescued SO MANY...

    Hilarious! Indyfabz, we have rescued SO MANY animals in the past few years, our karma is golden right now! Another good reason to get a bike.
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    I would love to upgrade to brifters/shimano brake...

    I would love to upgrade to brifters/shimano brake shifters, but since it is a 7 x 2 the lbs mechanics said I couldn't do that without replacing the wheelsets/ cogs to 8 or 9. They said I could do...
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    Haha! 10 Wheels! That is awesome!

    Haha! 10 Wheels! That is awesome!
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    Thank you SmallFront, I am excited about your...

    Thank you SmallFront, I am excited about your bike! It sounds like it is amazing, and very practical. I would love to live in Copenhagen and ride a bike everywhere. Happy Birthday!
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    Thank you. I was originally going the get a Dolce...

    Thank you. I was originally going the get a Dolce 105, as it was much cheaper, but I am so tall and have a long torso, so it didn't fit at all. I was so sad and was looking around for another 105....
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    Wow! Thank you EVERYONE! You are helping me so...

    Wow! Thank you EVERYONE! You are helping me so much! I like that idea of riding a mile for every dollar spent - what a great way to measure return on investment. I feel a lot better and also just...
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    Just bought new bike and feeling guilty...

    Hello everyone!

    I am a tall 270 lb Athena, that is relatively fit but a big girl - I work out during the week and ride on the weekends. My goal is to do the Wildflower Century ride in 2014. Today...
  24. Yep! I guess "responsive" is a better word....

    Yep! I guess "responsive" is a better word. Compared to my old 3-speeds, it is like driving a lotus after learning how to drive an old station wagon. Brilliant bike. I will spend this weekend tuning...
  25. Oh yes, we just cut off that lock and cable. ...

    Oh yes, we just cut off that lock and cable. Here is a picture of the dent http://www.flickr.com/photos/81963937@N08/7505818766/
    and here are the drop bars...
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