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  1. I also found that the shorts with padded...

    I also found that the shorts with padded underwear did not work. But I kept the shorts and just throw them on over bibs. Otherwise it would be Bad News ... you are probably too thin to understand.
  2. Yeah, as an uberclyde I feel like a dork. So I...

    Yeah, as an uberclyde I feel like a dork. So I slip a pair of thin baggy shorts over the Lycra and it works for me. Every now and then the loose shorts will get caught on the nose of the saddle, but...
  3. I commute 13 miles into Boston on a Trek Domane....

    I commute 13 miles into Boston on a Trek Domane. I fit a 30mm Schwalbe tire up front and a 28mm Continental in back, a bit wider than the stock 25s.

    Great bike for urban commuting, quite...
  4. It would be easier for us to help you if you were...

    It would be easier for us to help you if you were less vague than "South End to Allston." Not asking for your home & work address, but how about a couple of nearby intersections?
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    when you get to drought conditions, we'll start...

    when you get to drought conditions, we'll start bragging about how much water we have. enough, OK?
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    I wore a Microsoft Band on my wrist and a...

    I wore a Microsoft Band on my wrist and a PowerCal HR strap on my chest for a 45-minute ride. the reported HR was within 2 bpm of each other. can't tell you whether the trends diverged during the...
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    I'll bet that most of these men-in-spandex haters...

    I'll bet that most of these men-in-spandex haters spend hours per week watching NFL players prance about in skintight gear below the waist
  8. Garmin's...monopolistic power? that's a good one.

    Garmin's...monopolistic power? that's a good one.
  9. enter half your actual weight in the garmin...

    enter half your actual weight in the garmin device and you will get more believable estimates
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    True but inly open to bikes a few times per year...

    True but inly open to bikes a few times per year for expensive races. I did it once and am pretty sure i hold the record for slowest ride ever ��
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    indeed, I have the same tire in back. 28 Schwalbe...

    indeed, I have the same tire in back. 28 Schwalbe (Marathons) would not fit there. clearance must be closer to 27 as the Contis run a bit narrow. read somewhere that Cancellara rides 27s for cobble...
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    32 up front? I haven't tried an AW2, but 30 was...

    32 up front? I haven't tried an AW2, but 30 was the biggest I could fit in Schwalbe.
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    My Domane takes a 30mm tire in front (Schwalbe...

    My Domane takes a 30mm tire in front (Schwalbe Marathon Racer, also studded Winter) and a 28 Continental GP 4 Seasons in back. I went through a bunch of different tires and those were the widest I...
  14. Hearty congratulations to you! That's certainly...

    Hearty congratulations to you!
    That's certainly one way to work up an appetite.
    Very nice that you had a support car. One other approach is to take a crisscross route that goes by your house every...
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    also 20 miles here. a real treat to ride with Jim...

    also 20 miles here. a real treat to ride with Jim from Boston, who has made a full recovery after someone rear-ended him on a ride home a couple of years ago and put him in the hospital. we took it...
  16. I'll never have a vehicle as convenient for bikes...

    I'll never have a vehicle as convenient for bikes as was my minivan. but it is gone now.

    I have grown quite attached to the Saris Freedom hitch rack, though. it is just wonderful:
    * room for 4...
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    maybe you're right, I'll ask the doc. facial hair...

    maybe you're right, I'll ask the doc. facial hair grows apace. top of the head is thinning for sure.
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    shaved my legs and never grew back

    crashed a few years back and after painful separation of hair, gravel, etc decided to shave.

    then I took the winter off and noticed something disturbing: the leg hair did not grow back.

    a year...
  19. gp 4 seasons

    gp 4 seasons </thraed>
  20. Honda Element or a minivan are pretty much the...

    Honda Element or a minivan are pretty much the only things where you can just roll the bike in. I miss my minivan for this reason!

    If I drop the rear seats in my VW Touareg I can slide a bike in...
  21. look for the setting named "Do a Less Sucky Job...

    look for the setting named "Do a Less Sucky Job Of Imputing Power Without a Power Meter."

    seriously, if it were easy to do without a power meter, we wouldn't need power meters. the PowerCal is not...
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    I'm somewhere in uberclyde territory. my road...

    I'm somewhere in uberclyde territory.

    my road bike had 25s for years. then I realized I could fit a 30 on the front and a skinny 28 on the back.

    feels a bit more stable now, with less tire...
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    been running these for years & love 'em. just...

    been running these for years & love 'em. just switched from 25s to 28s on my Domane.
  24. Thread: my clydemobile

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    serious? pictures please!! I need to meet my twin...

    serious? pictures please!! I need to meet my twin :-)

    The Roubaix was set up as a climber - I bought the long-cage derailleur and MTB cassette for it. now it has the standard cassette from the...
  25. Thread: my clydemobile

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    I might recommend the Domane 2.0 (Domane 2.0 -...

    I might recommend the Domane 2.0 (Domane 2.0 - Trek Bicycle#). Aluminum frame, but it has the isospeed decoupler which is the thing that makes the most difference. Also, comes with Tiagra which is...
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