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    Good work. How was the ride?

    Good work. How was the ride?
  2. I use trail running shoes, because the tread is...

    I use trail running shoes, because the tread is deeper (for traction), they are a little more waterproof than normal running shoes, and most importantly, most models have a pretty firm sole. I plan...
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    These are recreational cyclists who were not...

    These are recreational cyclists who were not armed nor intent on doing harm. Therefore, your insinuation is impertinent.
    Should they consider themselves lucky that the "marines" did not open fire?
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    I'm sorry to hear that this happened. I think...

    I'm sorry to hear that this happened. I think that in one sense, it is another example of riders assuming a false sense of security from bike lanes. Please, people: Ignore these prompts and think for...
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    My feelings, exactly.

    My feelings, exactly.
  6. Thread: bike height

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    Oh, I am certain that what you are saying about...

    Oh, I am certain that what you are saying about Huffy is true...I would never consider owning one.
  7. Thread: bike height

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    To the O.P: I hear what you are saying: I'm 5'10"...

    To the O.P: I hear what you are saying: I'm 5'10" (on a good day) and my seat tube is 58cm. My top tube is 57cm. My perineum is firmly resting on the top tube when I straddle the bike, but when I am...
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    Poll: True, but I live in that gear, so even if it cost...

    True, but I live in that gear, so even if it cost me 2 chainring sets per summer, and maybe a chain a year, I'd be okay with that. (I did have to install 2mm spacers to push my large chainring away a...
  9. She was probably just sick and tired of having to...

    She was probably just sick and tired of having to move off of the trail every time a mtb came by. While I do not approve of her method, I'd like to ban mtb's from walking paths all over the country,...
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    Poll: A lot of the times, I'm on inner chainring/outer...

    A lot of the times, I'm on inner chainring/outer cog, which, theoretically-at-least, is not optimal, but 39T/13T gives me about 18mph on the flats.
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    Bike Maine 2016

    Anybody doing Bike Maine this year? I'll probably ride that or the Dairyland Dare, but haven't decided which. I was kind of wondering how well organized Bike Maine is. They're going to announce the...
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    Hi Thomas, thanks for the info on how you...

    Hi Thomas, thanks for the info on how you approach bicycling. There are lots of us, so stick around.
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    Welcome, Pete. That road bike looks nice! Why not...

    Welcome, Pete. That road bike looks nice! Why not bring it along? (reply at General Discussion forum, or one like that).
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    Doctors don't know much when it comes to chronic...

    Doctors don't know much when it comes to chronic conditions. My advice is to employ alternative (natural) medicine. If you take baths, go with ginger (a couple ounces of the powder in your water), or...
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    Hello and good evening from a neighbor in Maine....

    Hello and good evening from a neighbor in Maine. You will enjoy Bike Forums. The people are great.
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    Go to a salvage yard and buy a set of windows for...

    Go to a salvage yard and buy a set of windows for the make and model car that he owned way-back-when.
    Leave them in front of his shop right before he gets there in the morning and maybe even...
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    Quote: "I hate you totally and utterly. I have...

    Quote: "I hate you totally and utterly.

    I have been wrestling with exactly this issue for many months. I had the money and the desire ... the lust, in fact ... for a Chinese carbon bike. I knew...
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    Me too. I bought a 120 ct bottle of Source...

    Me too. I bought a 120 ct bottle of Source Naturals Hyaluronic Acid Complex (with glucosamine, collagen type 2, MSM and chondroitin, and I took the recommended 4 a day for 1 month. My knees felt no...
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    I think that maybe the most important thing I've...

    I think that maybe the most important thing I've learned in this life is the difference between what I want and what I need. I love the fact that I don't have the $5,000 for a Co-Motion Espresso or a...
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    Thanks for the good word, rum. It is not just...

    Thanks for the good word, rum. It is not just fear and loathing of doctors that has me scrambling for second-guesses, though: Economics is a conclusive factor, for me, right now.

    Hey, that is a...
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    Sticky: My ride today was less ambitious than OldsCOOL's,...

    My ride today was less ambitious than OldsCOOL's, by far: I rode 1/2 mile to the store to get some bread on my MTB. About 24 degree temp.
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    Jamesdak, thanks for your informative and...

    Jamesdak, thanks for your informative and re-assuring post. An interesting thing is that I had just begun running in 2008, and had taken 2010-11 off because of adrenal fatigue. So, my knees were...
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    Click on Go Advanced and add file. The photo...

    Click on Go Advanced and add file. The photo should post.
    Usually, it is the fifth number in the Raleigh sequence that
    indicates the year of manufacture, but since Raleigh has
    been making the...
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    Thanks, Joe. I appreciate your cool-headedness....

    Thanks, Joe. I appreciate your cool-headedness. Sometimes, I over-react. I just hate to see people (or animals, believe it or not), being hurt.
    I've seen the pepper "blaster", that shoots cartridges...
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    Your recovery is great news, Ron. Any idea what...

    Your recovery is great news, Ron. Any idea what may have precipitated your injuries? (It seems that, like so many other maladies, a combination of factors may contribute).
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