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    Go for a few 40-50 mile group rides with a local...

    Go for a few 40-50 mile group rides with a local team or club?
  2. No rides since a 12-mile bike commute on Dec...

    No rides since a 12-mile bike commute on Dec 23rd. And we've had a four-week stretch of record warm weather in south Texas! Grrrrrrrrr...
  3. It'll trade you one repetitive stress injury and...

    It'll trade you one repetitive stress injury and a rotator cuff tear for two ruptured disks! I have no idea how it happened, except maybe it's an indicator of an active life and being north of 50...
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    Oh. Hey there!

    Oh. Hey there!
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    Yes. Your health insurance is your primary...

    Yes. Your health insurance is your primary coverage. BUT, if you are hit by a driver, it is the drivers fault and you are awarded a bodily injury settlement, your health insurance company WILL file a...
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    Absolutely agree about the treatment of law...

    Absolutely agree about the treatment of law enforcement. I'm addressing the concerns of the OP about the point of insurance and what it can do for a cyclist.
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    Not exactly. Your bike is one thing. If your bike...

    Not exactly. Your bike is one thing. If your bike is damaged in an accident, you likely are "damaged" too. And your auto insurance can help. Really, do read this;...
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    Well, consider this, from a bike injury lawyer in...

    Well, consider this, from a bike injury lawyer in southern California;

    https://pvcycling.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/please-get-r-done/
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  9. Good site and good people. I spend a lot of...

    Good site and good people. I spend a lot of timethere, especially during the pro race season. Overall, the site has astronger emphasis on the "culture" of road cycling versuscycling equipment (as...
  10. It is a real work of art and craftsmanship....

    It is a real work of art and craftsmanship. Almost as fun, is picking out and buying the components for the build. Can anyone identify the wheelset in the pictures? They must be Campagnolo, probably...
  11. As we "speak", I am waiting on delivery for one...

    As we "speak", I am waiting on delivery for one of those, that very frame (Interceptor Super Stiff) and color combination (Gritty Grey and Jaegher Orange)! Will post pictures!
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    Good morning Salem, Just sent you a PM. I like...

    Good morning Salem,

    Just sent you a PM. I like your Hirondelle, nice color. What kind of saddle is that? Did you put on the lighter rims? Do you have any closeup pics of the original rims/hubs and...
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    Hey there, just saw your post. Still have those...

    Hey there, just saw your post. Still have those rims and skewers?

    - Minnesota Expat
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    All: I deeply appreciate all of the responses. On...

    All: I deeply appreciate all of the responses. On my way out the door in a few minutes for my steroid injection (With a needle as big as a pencil lead, right into my spine. I might ride up and down...
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    L4-L5 Disc Protrusion

    Okay, 50 Plus cycling issues. Check. Threads about prostrate cancer, retirement, and 3-wheel bicycles. Check. May not like it, but this is the right place.

    I'm 55-yo, ride about 2-3k miles a year,...
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    San Antonio here. Commuting from San Marcos to...

    San Antonio here. Commuting from San Marcos to San Antonio? Where are you working in San Antonio?

    There are good rides north of the 1604 Loop in San Antonio. That's the edge of the Hill Country...
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    Okay, I'm from Minnesota (surprise, huh?) and...

    Okay, I'm from Minnesota (surprise, huh?) and have lived in San Antonio for 8-years. Here's my view;

    1) Coming from "up north", you'll be disappointed by the level of government services in Texas,...
  18. From Politico magazine; The States of Our...

    From Politico magazine;

    The States of Our Union ... Are Not All Strong, Our second annual ranking. By MARGARET SLATTERY, January 20, 2015

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  19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL7n5mEmXJo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL7n5mEmXJo
  20. Hey, just giving you some ****e! But if Minnesota...

    Hey, just giving you some ****e! But if Minnesota offers Park Tool, HED rims and builds, and Surly and LeMond bikes, not sure what I'd find in Oregon that I couldn't find at home :)



    No, but...
  21. Chris King? Not sure who that is, but if you want...

    Chris King? Not sure who that is, but if you want state-of-the-art rims, you'll find them at HED Cycling in Roseville. And if you need any tools to build those rims, go to Park Tool in St Paul. So...
  22. 10 mph?! I'm moving to Bedrock, IL! Cars here...

    10 mph?! I'm moving to Bedrock, IL! Cars here routinely drive 10-20 mph over the speed limit.

    It doesn't make riding less safe, not when you see them and they remain predictable. There are more...
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    True that. My son still lives there and biked the...

    True that. My son still lives there and biked the entire winter of 2013/2014 from his home in the St Paul MacGroveland neighborhood to his job downtown Minneapolis. I'll never know how he got down...
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    $250 million for a new basketball arena? That's...

    $250 million for a new basketball arena? That's curious. The legislature just negotiated down his proposed budget cuts to the Wisconsin state university system from $350 million to $250 million. And...
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    I don't know, if we're looking for incidents back...

    I don't know, if we're looking for incidents back to 1992, that's 23-years. I've dumped it hard at least twice in just the last 2 1/2 years and I've ridden hard off and on for forty years. Goes with...
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