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    Thanks for your replies. I understand. I have...

    Thanks for your replies. I understand. I have seen on those sprints to the finish, that some riders try to jockey for position, by leaning into other riders. But didn't make sense he would do it,...
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    Agree.

    Agree.
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    Tony Martin Crash

    Watching the replay of the Tony Martin crash on day 6, the announcers all mentioned how he "touched the wheel" of the cyclist next to him. In watching the replays, it looked to me more than just a...
  4. Thread: Mirror Poll

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    Mirror Poll

    Question: Handle bar, helmet or sunglasses mount mirror?....and why?
    I've always used sunglasses mount. Works great, but last year on a tour, I had to ride for awhile in a rain storm. Had to take...
  5. Thread: Tips for kids

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    Tips for kids

    I live in a very rural area. I've been asked to speak to a church youth group about biking. Going to tell them about types of bikes, maintenance, and safety.
    When biking rural highways, my strategy...
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    Across State Rides

    I've done Iowa's RAGBRAI twice.
    I've done the Oklahoma Freewheel once.
    I've done a personal ride across my home state (Arkansas).
    I've ridden most of the way across Missouri (Katy Trail).
    I enjoy...
  7. SW MO/NW AR Bike races and tours....August 14-15, 2015

    All events stage out of Eureka Spring, AR. Routes loop up into southern Missouri. Men's and ladies races, or 3 tour distances (20, 58, or 100 miles). Lots of hills! Great rest stops.
    Day #1 :...
  8. Fifth Annual "Eurekan Sports Festival"..Eureka Springs, AR..Aug 14-16, 2015

    Day #1 : Sprint Triathlon
    Day #2 : Bike tours (20, 58, and 100 miles) and races
    Day #3 : Running events

    Eureka Springs Multisport Festival Home Page
  9. I recently had an offer for SAG support from a ...

    I recently had an offer for SAG support from a friend, so planning an 11 day ride from my home in NW Arkansas (live 5 miles from the Missouri border). In September this year, I plan to ride south...
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    Twice I've had the misfortune of seeing a dog get...

    Twice I've had the misfortune of seeing a dog get hit. First one was a large dog, killed him. Driver did not stop. Second one was a smaller dog. I think it went under the pick up truck, but the tires...
  11. I've done RAGBRAI twice, across Oklahoma with the...

    I've done RAGBRAI twice, across Oklahoma with the Oklahoma Freewheel group once, the Katy Trail, and across Arkansas with SAG support. Have done one 4 day, 3 night trip where we hauled all our...
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    Still not heard back from their customer support....

    Still not heard back from their customer support. Thinking maybe I should have signed up at: https://www.mapmyride.com/tour/ Looks like a more reliable link.
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    I paid $40 last night to sign up at: Watch Tour...

    I paid $40 last night to sign up at: Watch Tour De France Live Streaming 2014 Online PC, Laptop, I pad, Mac, PS3, I phone However today, I was never able to find the coverage. I've emailed their...
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    Online TDF life viewing

    I've signed up to watch the Tour de France online at Watch Tour De France Live Streaming 2014 Online PC, Laptop, I pad, Mac, PS3, I phone
    Anyone else? I'm having trouble finding their link. I see...
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    Strava vs MapMyRide question

    I started using Strava for the first time this year. I have a friend who uses Map My Ride. He occasionally mentions that when he's out of 4G range, MMR does not track him, and he looses mileage. So...
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    Any Schwinn Ait-Dyne Users?

    In warm weather, I ride my mt or road bike. I know many cyclists use an indoor trainer during bad weather. I've never bought one, but do have the Air-Dyne that gets used off and on, not as much as it...
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    My wife and I had the pleasure of hosting Tore...

    My wife and I had the pleasure of hosting Tore Groenne from Denmark this past fall. He was doing a one week tour of the Ozarks, writing a story. He has toured 35 countries, extensively in India and...
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    Hey James, maybe not exactly what you are...

    Hey James,
    maybe not exactly what you are looking for, but a great cycling blog. One of your fellow countrymen, or in this case lady, spent 6 months in the US cycling in all 50 states! We were...
  19. Thread: Weight Loss Club

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    Sticky: I did a 3 week juice fast last year. Lost 28 lbs...

    I did a 3 week juice fast last year. Lost 28 lbs in 21 days. Was fresh juice from fresh veggies and fruit.
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    Alan, I might be able to help you. I rode across...

    Alan,
    I might be able to help you. I rode across Arkansas, from Missouri to Louisiana a couple years ago. Check out the link at the bottom of this message.
    Larry
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    I'll share a few of the more memorable stories...

    I'll share a few of the more memorable stories Anna shared with me.
    She tried to ride around 75 miles a day. Longest day was 130 miles.
    She camped most of the time the first 4 months. One of her...
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    She didn't overstay her tourist visa. She started...

    She didn't overstay her tourist visa. She started her ride the end of July, finished 6 months later, the end of January.
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    Friend and I rode from Cassville to Jane, MO (...

    Friend and I rode from Cassville to Jane, MO ( just across the line from Bentonville). Here's the route we took.
    https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/page/?o=1&page_id=91691&v=8B
    I'd stay off hwy...
  24. Bike the Missouri/Arkansas border area, Eurekan Sports Festival, August 8-10, 2014.

    Sprint triathlon, road bikes rides (20, 58, 100 mile), road bike races (32, 58, 68 miles), and running events.
    Participants can enter individual events or take "The Eurekan" challenge....
  25. Eurekan Sports Festival, Eureka Springs, AR. August 8-10, 2014

    Sprint triathlon, road bikes rides (20, 58, 100 mile), road bike races (32, 58, 68 miles), and running events.
    Participants can enter individual events or take "The Eurekan" challenge....
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