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    Check out Peachtree City on the Southside of...

    Check out Peachtree City on the Southside of Atlanta and Southside Cycling Club (SouthSide Cycling Club, serving riders in Atlanta's South Suburbs) or down 75, check out McDonough and Southern...
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    On 6+ hour rides, protein does help. That is why...

    On 6+ hour rides, protein does help. That is why Hammer Perpeteum has a protein and fat blend. The Perpeteum has saved my bacon on several brevets and I am sure there are other brands that work as...
  3. My commute is 21 miles each way. I learned...

    My commute is 21 miles each way. I learned quickly that I couldn't go hard every day. I got a HRM and had to teach myself to pace myself with Zone 2 rides instead of always riding Fartlek.
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    How badly do the aerobars affect the bike's...

    How badly do the aerobars affect the bike's handling? Asked another way, does the trail of LD race bike need to tweaked or is the difference small enough to be handled by the rider?

    Second...
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    I've been running such thoughts through my mind...

    I've been running such thoughts through my mind for a while. I too am ~230lb and ride a Raleigh Sojourn but bought a Raleigh Clubman for a Brevet bike since concluding that there is not one best bike...
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    Not a framebuilder but a steel lover. My...

    Not a framebuilder but a steel lover.

    My touring bike is a Raleigh Sojourn in R-631. I commute on this bike mainly and unloaded it is stiff but still smoother than my aluminium framed bike. My...
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    RW, Your hotel info on Cedartown matches what...

    RW,

    Your hotel info on Cedartown matches what else I've read.

    The Silver Comet has water ~20 miles apart. The Ladiga felt more remote and I don't remember seeing much water. I carried 3 water...
  8. I've discovered that Stack and Reach are more...

    I've discovered that Stack and Reach are more meaningful measurements to me rather than top tube length. I still use standover though just to make sure that a frame is not so tall that I can't...
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    Don't know how fast or how many miles you plan to...

    Don't know how fast or how many miles you plan to cover in a day.

    Many people will start in Smyrna and go to Anniston. Stay in Anniston over-night and pedal back to Smyrna (Kroger parking lot).
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    I just switched to these and noticed the grease...

    I just switched to these and noticed the grease overload.

    Now if I could get the left pedal to stop clicking on each downstroke.
  11. How are you all charging the Edge 500 with the...

    How are you all charging the Edge 500 with the Gomadic while riding?

    I bought Gomadic and it charges great at rest stops but I have yet to figure out how to get the charging cable to work with the...
  12. Thread: My new Volagi

    by DaHaMac
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    Viaje on Tarmac

    Thanks for the pics of your Viaje.

    How would you compare the Viaje to a road bike in terms of handling (is it twitchy, just right, or sluggish), weight (steel vs steel or actual weight), and aero...
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    I love this statement by homeyba, "... a 24hr...

    I love this statement by homeyba, "... a 24hr race is a short race." You know you are talking to someone with UMCA when this is his or her idea of racing. I share the same idea BTW but lack the...
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    That confirms what I suspected about using a race...

    That confirms what I suspected about using a race bike for long brevets, the lack of ability to carry necessary self-supporting items would be the main drawback.

    I went by my LBS this past weekend...
  15. I agree, the Kona sounds like a pretty good bike...

    I agree, the Kona sounds like a pretty good bike for brevets so long as it fits you well. I have heard that Shimano's 105 brakes are a really good investment and improvement. I don't know about...
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    A question for the experienced Ultra-Marathon...

    A question for the experienced Ultra-Marathon Cyclists. How reasonable is it to assume that one bike can be effective for UMCA type events and for self-supported style brevet events 600K+?
  17. My commuter is a Raleigh Sojourn, I'm a clyde and...

    My commuter is a Raleigh Sojourn, I'm a clyde and so is my bike but we move at a decent clip at times. Therefore I'm not sweating the weight too much and have learned that the comfort of steel and...
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    Congrats

    Congrats man, I hope that also means things are going a little more your way these days.

    Let me know when your ready to test out some chip'seal and hills and we can schedule a day.
  19. Thread: Hr

    by DaHaMac
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    My resting HR is somewhere around 45. I did a...

    My resting HR is somewhere around 45.

    I did a ride with the wife this past Sunday, my HR at one point was down to 53 during the ride. I reckon I can count that as a recovery ride eh?
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    I've done the trail from Smyrna to 1.5 miles...

    I've done the trail from Smyrna to 1.5 miles inside Alabama. You are really going to have to move to complete the trail between dawn and dusk since those are the official hours of the trail.
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  21. Hmm, a friend and I did the Silver Comet, Smyrna...

    Hmm, a friend and I did the Silver Comet, Smyrna to Cedartown and back on Nov. 1. http://ridewithgps.com/trips/1002843

    It was my slowest Century to date and his first. I took my touring bike...
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    Let me know if ya'll are going to come through...

    Let me know if ya'll are going to come through Georgia, especially West Central GA (Macon - Columbus). With enough notice, I'll take some time off work if possible (can't Nov 9th) and plan a ride...
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    Sea Breeze, Witch Hazel, and AD Diaper Rash Cream...

    Sea Breeze, Witch Hazel, and AD Diaper Rash Cream after the fact since I haven't found a way to prevent as of yet.
  24. A Volagi Viaje SL is my dream n+1. I was able to...

    A Volagi Viaje SL is my dream n+1. I was able to see and offered a test ride on a Liscio recently. I decline the ride because I knew that my passions would be inflamed to the point of being...
  25. Hyah mule, Hyah! There's a carrot for ya at the...

    Hyah mule, Hyah! There's a carrot for ya at the top of the hill.

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    I keep in mind this saying, "Pain is weakness leaving the body".

    I've had a lot of weakness leaving me this week too bad...
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