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  1. I think it started out as health reasons. I am...

    I think it started out as health reasons. I am not a go to the gym type, but if I can get 8 miles in every day and a few more here and there, that would meet where I want to be health wise. Going...
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    I essentially eliminated everything that didn't...

    I essentially eliminated everything that didn't come in its own wrapper. So, if it came in a cardboard box, I didn't eat it. I stick mainly to fresh fruits and vegetables. My daily routine...
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    Sure. It certainly hasn’t been rocket science. ...

    Sure. It certainly hasn’t been rocket science. Just about two years ago, I went vegetarian due to getting some raw chicken at a wedding reception. I was in the wedding so a year before that I was...
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    Well I am very happy to report back that I have...

    Well I am very happy to report back that I have gotten my cholesterol under control. I've dropped the bad chol by 70 points and increased my good chol by 2 point. I am at 200 total! All by...
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    Finally was able to get back on the bike and ride...

    Finally was able to get back on the bike and ride today to work. Olentangy Trail has been icy and its been below my temp range to ride. the ingress and egress areas to the path are still ice...
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    Just built up this LHT. 7 sp Nexus IGH, roller...

    Just built up this LHT. 7 sp Nexus IGH, roller brake on the rear and direct pull on the front, SKS longboards, Soma Oxford handle bar, 26 in marathons, and NR Lumina 500. Sold my car a couple of...
  7. I just built up a Surly LHT with a Nexus 7 IGH...

    I just built up a Surly LHT with a Nexus 7 IGH and rear roller, but opted for direct pull up front. I wanted out of drops so went with a Soma Oxford.

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    There is a guy on my MUP that has baby doll arms...

    There is a guy on my MUP that has baby doll arms coming out of the top of his helmet like antlers.
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    Question for the group. I saw a gentleman Friday...

    Question for the group. I saw a gentleman Friday morning on the trail with a bike helmet that had a smoked visor shield on it. Does anyone have experience with those or know if something like this...
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    My folding bike just got the boot from my office...

    My folding bike just got the boot from my office as well. Cited Fire and Safety code. Oh well.
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    patience. I have been watching the traffic from...

    patience. I have been watching the traffic from my hole in Admissions and its nuts out there. And this is just the OWLs, real move in is tomorrow.

    I am assuming you are mom or dad. It will be...
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    My Nexus 7 is quite loud. There is also a...

    My Nexus 7 is quite loud. There is also a cyclical thunk I can feel which each revolution, especially in 3 and 5.
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    I have high cholesterol that the Doctor is a...

    I have high cholesterol that the Doctor is a little worried about. Its the ratio between the HDL and LDL that should be of concern. If the HDL to LDL is greater than 4:1, it needs to be watched. ...
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    Question for you SixtyFiver, is your trailer...

    Question for you SixtyFiver, is your trailer connected via frame or through hub bolt?
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    I don't even bother with the change any longer. ...

    I don't even bother with the change any longer. I only have two miles between home and work. While I get a little sweaty it isn't too bad. First thing I do is stash the bike in my cube and then...
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    I am down with all of the commando suggestions,...

    I am down with all of the commando suggestions, but if that's not your thing, I have been very happy with Ex Officio synthetic boxers. I've also been known to wear a bathing suit most of the time. ...
  17. Thread: Helmet Visor

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    I follow a gent on you tube that had taken a...

    I follow a gent on you tube that had taken a ladies golf visor (with the back that is the spiralled key chain material) and laid it over the little oem visor.
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    alexaschwanden, thanks for the rolling review! ...

    alexaschwanden, thanks for the rolling review! Any new info to add?
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    You can adjust the amount of water you have in...

    You can adjust the amount of water you have in your wort that is boiling. I also like to add more hops than what the recipe calls for, usually double. But I am a hophead. That will increase the...
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    I have a Sigg double wall insulated bottle that I...

    I have a Sigg double wall insulated bottle that I like.
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    Northern Brewer has a great website and you can...

    Northern Brewer has a great website and you can get your kit from them. Lots of instructional video.
  22. Thread: Newbie

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    As you ride it, you'll figure out what...

    As you ride it, you'll figure out what accessories you do and don't want. Get comfortable with what you have and then make small adjustments as you go. Congrats and happy commuting.
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    I had 700x23 and went up to 700x25 Vittoria...

    I had 700x23 and went up to 700x25 Vittoria Randonneurs. I like the feel much better on the 25's, and I don't think I've increased my rolling resistance (at least not enough for me to worry about).
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    We were on the Katy this weekend and rode out to...

    We were on the Katy this weekend and rode out to Cooper's Landing and ate at Chim's. What a fantastic trail and can't wait to get back there. As a side note, it did rain some, but the two folks in...
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    +1 on unscented and waiting until the cooldown. ...

    +1 on unscented and waiting until the cooldown. I liked both a baby wipe and any wipe that included witchhazel.
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