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    Nuun: tablets that make water fizzy with...

    Nuun: tablets that make water fizzy with electrolytes Nuun | Optimal Hydration

    I'll often carry a diluted bottle of Cytomax for a little energy boost, some Hammer gel if I am really serious...
  2. As you likely know, l this is a highly...

    As you likely know, l this is a highly personalized thing. Upright, Brooks saddles seem to work well for a lot of people. But, if you are really talking about riding on your sitz bones, in a pelvis...
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    What to Pack In Your Cycling Pack - Osprey Packs,...

    What to Pack In Your Cycling Pack - Osprey Packs, Inc :2015: Official Site

    I'm not thrilled with have all that weight over the tires but my tourer, townie and commuters have racks. Fast bikes,...
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    I'll vote for over-thinking it. Your bonking may...

    I'll vote for over-thinking it. Your bonking may simply have been acclimation, a little energy boost a few more miles and you probably would have felt fine. My minor bonk points are typically 35 and...
  5. My daughter got her bike stolen part by part at...

    My daughter got her bike stolen part by part at school, Ivy League. You may want to keep that in mind. It leads me to recommend something 'decent' that's a little worn and rusty looking, enough to...
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    My two cents: Yes, I thought the downtrend...

    My two cents: Yes, I thought the downtrend started some time ago. Roadies seem confined to infrequent group rides and racing each other on MUPs, fixie riders are getting scarce, I don't know anyone...
  7. Road in, scored new pair of MTB shoes for $50....

    Road in, scored new pair of MTB shoes for $50. It's pretty picked over but there are deals to be had if you need to stock up on tubes, gloves, etc. I guess the last day is 3/15 and they are...
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    Boyhood: -1/10, walked out. There was nothing in...

    Boyhood: -1/10, walked out. There was nothing in that movie that would keep in my seat. I want my $ back.
    Whiplash: 6/10, and it gained a point for hearing that great soundtrack in the theater....
  9. Thread: N-1?

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    Pay it forward, someone will make better use of...

    Pay it forward, someone will make better use of that bike than you.
  10. Performance Bike, Walnut Creek Closing -?

    I have not gone into the store but it appears to be closing or moving. I noticed driving by the windows are plastered with clearance posters and it looks like the what inside is being liquidated....
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    Thanks for the well wishes, much appreciate. ...

    Thanks for the well wishes, much appreciate.

    Yeah, I thought it was going to be a small scar going in but - surgeon decided otherwise. Dropped into spin yesterday, good fun but my legs are slow...
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    Hernia Surgery Recovery

    Yippee, cleared to run as of this morning, my first post-surgery 5K is done. 2 more weeks to riding though, the surgeon's concern is the consequences of a crash.

    Multiples surgeries Nov-Jan and...
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    My two cents is it depends on the goals, whether...

    My two cents is it depends on the goals, whether fitness is a by-product of having fun or if the sustained effort has competitive goals. Having a daughter that was an athlete I witnessed someone with...
  14. $7000 could build a school or raise an entire...

    $7000 could build a school or raise an entire village out of poverty many places it the world, help send a poor local kid to college - and if I were to feeling my age that what I'd say to someone who...
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    I expect to be n-7 by May.

    I expect to be n-7 by May.
  16. In the US the article would be referring to an...

    In the US the article would be referring to an Umbrella Policy, or excess liability policy - personal claim protection.
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    I don't know which Electra you are talking about,...

    I don't know which Electra you are talking about, but we picked a ladies Ticino 20D over a Rivendell Chevoit - no regrets after about 800 miles. Both bikes are out of the OP's price range, so no...
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    I picked up my Kabuki Submariner-12, stainless...

    I picked up my Kabuki Submariner-12, stainless and black, for $165 on CL -- it was cherry. It was a pos stock, but my son commuted on it for a couple of years at a beach college. I suppose if you did...
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    Swimming, good -- especially with a waterproof mp3 player. What really helped me overcome a shoulder injury was boxing drills with a coach. I suspect a cardio class with a real bag would do the same...
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    Very 70s. I selling my Kabuki Submariner in the...

    Very 70s. I selling my Kabuki Submariner in the spring. Perhaps I should post here.
  21. Each to their own, but I would not buy a kit that...

    Each to their own, but I would not buy a kit that needed to be drilled and I would be cautious about what "hardware included" actually means. Some metal fender kits include leather washes to fit...
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    Her crank forward is an '05 DX Giant Suede,...

    Her crank forward is an '05 DX Giant Suede, before they bloated that model into a chunky bike. Her Dutch style is a Electra Mixte Ticino 20D, lightweight frame and 10 speed cassette in the back...
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    Having attended a dozen different "spin classes"...

    Having attended a dozen different "spin classes" I would caution they are all different. The common thread is they will all get your cadence above 80+ at some point for some period of time. Those...
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    I'm thinking somewhere around 1980 - purchased...

    I'm thinking somewhere around 1980 - purchased from REI, Berkeley (store #2 ), a thin spandex-type w/natural leather chamois. I lost interest in riding that same year, they lived in a drawer, I got...
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    Yes, my wife inherited weak knees, some...

    Yes, my wife inherited weak knees, some arthritis. I got her on a crank forward bike and she's been pain free, though at a fairly social pace and no real hills for a year. Crank forward is not...
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