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    Hi Eric, While I might have thought that my...

    Hi Eric,
    While I might have thought that my reaction times per se' seem to be just fine, I have noticed a couple of times where I simply froze, and as a result crashed. In 3 separate instances,...
  2. Very interesting! Within the past 3 months I...

    Very interesting! Within the past 3 months I replaced the rear tire, and very recently the front tire, on my Trek 7.4FX with the Continental Contact tires. These were highly recommended by my LBS,...
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    Good morning All, Here I am with my son and...

    Good morning All,
    Here I am with my son and grandson, 3 generation picture taken last August.
    The second picture is yours truly with my 17 month granddaughter, who asked to be picked up and fell...
  4. Prior to hurting my right hamstring in October,...

    Prior to hurting my right hamstring in October, then re-injuring it in November, then really hurting it/them when I almost got creamed by a large SUV, I was riding 4-5 days per week, generally 12-15...
  5. Thread: Snow...ugh.

    by flan48
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    I am also going out on Tuesday - May 12th! Best...

    I am also going out on Tuesday - May 12th!
    Best regards
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    +1! I have a Trek 7.4FX with a 26/36/48 triple...

    +1!
    I have a Trek 7.4FX with a 26/36/48 triple up front and a 11-32, 9 speed Deore in the rear.
    Most of my time is in the 36/18 (5th gear) or 36/16, although on longish or steepish hills I'll shift...
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    For my Trek 7.4FX I run both front and rear tires...

    For my Trek 7.4FX I run both front and rear tires at 80 psi.

    Best regards
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    Happy New Year Avi, I have had this, but on the...

    Happy New Year Avi,
    I have had this, but on the left side, for at least 7 years (that we know about) -it was discovered via lower abdominal CAT scan after my emergency appendectomy and subsequent...
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    Sticky: +1 Bill! Best regards

    +1 Bill!

    Best regards
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    I have been happiest with my Louis Garneau...

    I have been happiest with my Louis Garneau Signature Optimum shorts. They have a really excellent chamois, and provide great comfort for my typical rides of 12-18 miles. As with most Garneau products...
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    +1! Best regards

    +1!
    Best regards
  12. Hi Bill, First and foremost, congratulations on...

    Hi Bill,
    First and foremost, congratulations on your accomplishment. My mileage, and bike, are different than yours, but I am quite pleased nonetheless.
    I have a 2012 Trek 7.4FX "performance...
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    Hi Jimbo, Just curious - which SMP saddle is on...

    Hi Jimbo,
    Just curious - which SMP saddle is on the pictured bike?
    Thanks and best regards
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    Taken during the summer -3 generations of us:...

    Taken during the summer -3 generations of us: That's me (obviously!) in the middle, flanked by my son and 21 year old grandson.

    418862

    Best regards
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    That would be appreciated:) But seriously,...

    That would be appreciated:)
    But seriously, before the insults really start flying, just simply disagree, move on, and:
    Just ride!
    And be well!

    Best regards
  16. Big +1 from me. Just ride and stay fit while...

    Big +1 from me.
    Just ride and stay fit while loving it!
    Best regards
  17. Thread: WOW! (just wow)

    by flan48
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    I agree, and I too am an "army puke".:lol: Best...

    I agree, and I too am an "army puke".:lol:
    Best regards
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    Last Friday I picked up my new set of pedals,...

    Last Friday I picked up my new set of pedals, Wellgo B-184, for my Trek 7.4FX.
    My LBS actually brought in 5 or 6 different pedals for me to try (he doesn't stock any of them), and the 184's are what...
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    As long as there is no snow or ice on the ground,...

    As long as there is no snow or ice on the ground, I'll ride in temperatures as low as 20 degrees F. Here in central New Jersey it very rarely gets below that, but regardless that's my limit!
    Best...
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    A similarly funny thing I experienced a few years...

    A similarly funny thing I experienced a few years ago:
    I had to spend a couple of days in Northern New Jersey, so I called the Courtyard Marriott where I was to stay and asked if it would be okay to...
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    That is just where my average speed is these days...

    That is just where my average speed is these days - closer to the lower end actually!

    Best regards
  22. Thread: Sleeping pills.

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    I take 5mg. of Melatonin every night. This is...

    I take 5mg. of Melatonin every night. This is available OTC, is very natural, and is not
    a narcotic nor is it addictive.

    Actually, I don't really need it, but it is indeed very effective. It...
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    Sorry Road Fan - I hadn't seen this post from you...

    Sorry Road Fan - I hadn't seen this post from you when I posted mine above.

    You are, however, quite correct.
    Best regards
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    The correct pronunciation, in German, is...

    The correct pronunciation, in German, is "shvalbeh"

    Best regards
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    Update: This morning I pumped up the tube and...

    Update: This morning I pumped up the tube and immersed it in a tub of water, valve stem down first. Right away I could see slow and very small air bubbles coming about 3/8 of an inch from the valve's...
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