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  1. Thread: Thumbs!

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    I wonder if lambswool (the kind people sometimes...

    I wonder if lambswool (the kind people sometimes use in their shoes for sore spots) might help, just because I've been considering it for my toes for rides longer than an hour below 25, but I've yet...
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    My brother is looking at hybrids and likes the...

    My brother is looking at hybrids and likes the look of the Coda's steel frame. There are so many things to learn and consider when you've been off a bike for X many years; I had to do this myself and...
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    Green leafies are always good and always...

    Green leafies are always good and always recommended no matter what the diet, it seems. Spinach is great on sandwiches (if you like spinach, of course); so are mustard greens or turnip greens if you...
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    See if Scott (REI) and Cannondale have something...

    See if Scott (REI) and Cannondale have something in women's bikes, maybe Trek too. I know up to around 2012? the Cannondale Quick women's series carried an XS frame, but I don't think they do now. If...
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    I've read that you can ride on the road using the...

    I've read that you can ride on the road using the trainer skewer, but I don't have any personal experience with trainers, so someone else will answer this more definitely. The trainer will add wear...
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    I don't trust myself to ride outside all winter,...

    I don't trust myself to ride outside all winter, so I'm looking at trainers now. I wish tights and long sleeves could cut it around here. Last winter I wore an absurd number of layers and still...
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    I found I've finally internalized a rule I made...

    I found I've finally internalized a rule I made for myself many years ago. I used to give myself a ten-minute leeway to quit whatever physical activity I was doing; i.e. if it was still utterly...
  8. Coal Buster and OldTryGuy make good points IMO,...

    Coal Buster and OldTryGuy make good points IMO, that there certainly could be other contributing factors in your case. There's plenty of good dietary advice and experience here, and getting a second...
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    From the limited research I've done across brands...

    From the limited research I've done across brands among similar models, I don't see any major differences in quality. If the brands you're considering are reputable and you're sticking close to your...
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    I already want to ride it. Can't wait to see it...

    I already want to ride it. Can't wait to see it finished, so I hope the rest goes smoothly.
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    You are obviously very devoted, but that's quite...

    You are obviously very devoted, but that's quite a heavy load of responsibility! There are all kinds of reasons why you need to be able to do what you love, like keeping your sanity and physical...
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    Time of day and location have made it easy to...

    Time of day and location have made it easy to stash the bike for short periods when I've left the lock at home. Work key situations were always much worse. I've often worked odd hours, and after...
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    No. I'm afraid I'd get shot.

    No. I'm afraid I'd get shot.
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    ST_U and take your vitriol to a boys-only place...

    ST_U and take your vitriol to a boys-only place that no doubt would make you feel more at home. And next time, choose your mate based on something other than (a) she's not a man and (b) she can...
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    Trek 520 is also popular.

    Trek 520 is also popular.
  16. Hey OP, just FYI, I'm 5' 1". I have short legs to...

    Hey OP, just FYI, I'm 5' 1". I have short legs to go with that intimidating height :D and I comfortably ride a 15" mtb (Soma Groove). I had a 13 or 14" Cannondale Quick hybrid about six years ago...
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    I just Googled this and found this list of the...

    I just Googled this and found this list of the Rox 9.1 features. I ended copying of this list at your issue and I hope it helps to address it.

    Features


    General Functions
    5 available...
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    This actually happened to me a few years ago. The...

    This actually happened to me a few years ago. The bike I was riding got stolen. I bumped into a circa 1990 Specialized Hard Rock in Value Village for $19. I figured I'd have to buy tubes and tires at...
  19. Pam, thank you for your info. I'll check out the...

    Pam, thank you for your info. I'll check out the Website. I like the idea of adding hot sauce :thumb:
  20. This is good to know! I will have to get myself...

    This is good to know! I will have to get myself one if these!
  21. You missed a reason ;) ...

    You missed a reason ;)

    http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/Home/Portals/0/Images/Press%20Room/25-283-1130-1-1.jpg
  22. That sounds fantastic, and I do need some ideas...

    That sounds fantastic, and I do need some ideas for sweets.

    Does anyone make predominantly leafy green smoothies successfully with the Nutribullet? I eat plenty of fruit, but not enough greens. I...
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    I've had to learn to watch out for the wildlife...

    I've had to learn to watch out for the wildlife on rides right here in the city. At various times between night and dawn, I've had a huge buck run across the street about 20 feet in front of me,...
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    Browsing around out of curiosity (I'm not on a...

    Browsing around out of curiosity (I'm not on a paleo diet so I don't know much more than the basics), I just read about two potential culprits if you've hit a temporary plateau: metabolic adaptation...
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    Definitely try some seat adjustments, a few mm at...

    Definitely try some seat adjustments, a few mm at a time fore/aft, tilted up/down, but also maybe a saddle with a cut-out down the middle. I ride one myself and it helps prevent numbness. I don't...
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