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  1. "Less" troubles during the week, particularly...

    "Less" troubles during the week, particularly between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. when most are either in school or at work. But the crazies behind a steering wheels are still around but less...
  2. A thick rubber band or a tie right below the...

    A thick rubber band or a tie right below the strap so it does not slide down--or even a collar that are used for lights?
  3. Thread: I Hate Meds

    by VNA
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    Walking/cycling pharmacy--make sure your doctor...

    Walking/cycling pharmacy--make sure your doctor knows about your sport and wishing you the very best!
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    Not good to talk about crashes! (bad karma) ...

    Not good to talk about crashes! (bad karma)

    Fewer as you get older and wiser but mainly du to more experience!

    Stay safe!
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    For such a price it must be the name!

    For such a price it must be the name!
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    There is a couple of hours of energy stored in...

    There is a couple of hours of energy stored in your muscles (glycogen.)

    So the question is whether you want your blood to go to your stomach (digestion) or your leg muscles (moving forward?)
    ...
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    Great looking: somebody has to push the envelop...

    Great looking: somebody has to push the envelop or progress will not take place--surprised of no disk brakes on these gorgeous bikes!
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    Today's bicycle shorts with synthetic bottoms are...

    Today's bicycle shorts with synthetic bottoms are so much better than anything before including chamois that would turn into cardboard after a few rides and washes. No matter what never put them in...
  9. Thread: winter doldrums

    by VNA
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    Long long ago lived in Minneapolis with beautiful...

    Long long ago lived in Minneapolis with beautiful winters, but I eventually "chickened out." Today would not be able to cope with all the snow and cold--although back then I enjoyed cross country...
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    Can't wait until the 12th of March when I get...

    Can't wait until the 12th of March when I get these pins removed (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyJSR_6bzZg) and back on the bike after 6 weeks and beautiful weather in the high 60s low 70s--we...
  11. Thread: It's March!

    by VNA
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    Aging is not for sissies! At least spring is...

    Aging is not for sissies!
    At least spring is almost here.
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    Yes I was told to use my front brakes to go down...

    Yes I was told to use my front brakes to go down steep hills on my mountain bike!
  13. Never thought too much of the bike boom although...

    Never thought too much of the bike boom although I lived at the time where mountain biking was born in Fairfax in Marin county and I would hear quiet few stories from my bicycle friends but did not...
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    It certainly made you smarter particularly if you...

    It certainly made you smarter particularly if you were listening Mozart's music written by an angel accompanied by celestial harmonies!--so they say!
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    Seriously? First how would I know? In...

    Seriously? First how would I know?
    In Versailles? Yes France!
    I don't think they had a number ONE song then--and no it was not during the reign of some Louis!
    Would I be going faster on my bike...
  16. Thread: serious accident

    by VNA
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    Bad luck to talk about bicycle accidents Wish...

    Bad luck to talk about bicycle accidents
    Wish the very best in case of one and get back on your bike as soon as possible!

    It is not a question of if you fall but when?
    The vast majority of falls...
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    That is too bad, parking is/was always a problem...

    That is too bad, parking is/was always a problem plus there is more competition close by.
  18. In California you have one year to settle but...

    In California you have one year to settle but some insurance companies will try to drag their feet so don't wait and don't be patient--usually material damage is straight forward and will be settle...
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    Not wanting to be political under any...

    Not wanting to be political under any circumstances but any activity that can affect our public health, safety, etc. has to be "monitored" by independent bodies and at times with several levels to...
  20. You may try Rivendell Bikes: Lugged Steel...

    You may try Rivendell Bikes: Lugged Steel Bicycles, Wool Clothing, Leather Saddles & Canvas Bike Bags from Rivendell Bicycle Works apparently they are very nice, a rider in my group has one and he...
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    Tunitas creek is the most beautiful road in the...

    Tunitas creek is the most beautiful road in the Bay Area, it is like a dream (chimeric) riding up the road, or a beautiful majestic cathedral like Chartres the creek makes up for the lack of organ...
  22. The best way is to lay a new chain next to the...

    The best way is to lay a new chain next to the old one and see how much the old one will stretch by going back and forth without lifting any links--it is better to change a chain then having to put...
  23. Thread: Winter tinkering

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    Winter? No way anytime I will tinker with my 3...

    Winter? No way anytime I will tinker with my 3 road bikes, unfortunately I am on "house arrest" because of a fractured big toe with surgical pins sticking out. So I am putting back together a mid...
  24. I never had much luck with the pro4, 23 mm not...

    I never had much luck with the pro4, 23 mm not sure which model: a brand new one with less than 2 miles got a cut so bad it was useless and another bad cut/puncture with a piece of wood 1/4 inch...
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    "The real world body" is overweight. Because it...

    "The real world body" is overweight.
    Because it is one thing to be out of shape for lack of exercise but it is another to be overweight. It is more of an "american" phenomenon unfortunately and...
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