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    Never ridden a Synapse but love my Cervelo R3....

    Never ridden a Synapse but love my Cervelo R3. That said, I think the differences between bikes at that level are minimal and idiosyncratic. You really can't go wrong.
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    People will be offended if you do not ride close...

    People will be offended if you do not ride close behind their wheel.
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    mwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah...

    mwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah...
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    were you riding in the drops or on the hoods,...

    were you riding in the drops or on the hoods, mainly?
  5. Thread: sore butt

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    not good to mix Tylenol and alcohol. Ibuprofen is...

    not good to mix Tylenol and alcohol. Ibuprofen is safer.
  6. Thread: Hot r Not

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    +1 What model is that?

    +1 What model is that?
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    People asked for an update after I tried a group...

    People asked for an update after I tried a group ride, and here goes:

    I went today, and I had a lot of fun. I also got dropped, but oh well. The ride is very fast, apparently has become one of the...
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    Bibs have been scientifically proven...

    Bibs have been scientifically proven to be better than shorts.
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    Hey guys, if you need an EMT, then bib...

    Hey guys, if you need an EMT, then bib quality/comfort is the least of your worries.
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    Sounds like you may have gotten Assos bibs too...

    Sounds like you may have gotten Assos bibs too small. They definitely run small. They are by far the best I've ever had, and I've had so many (not PI PRO though). Not gonna get them cheap, but you...
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    Not to highjack the thread, but I am impressed by...

    Not to highjack the thread, but I am impressed by Merlinextraligh(t)'s knowledge and argument. Merlin, what frame would you recommend for a similar amount of money and a similar purpose?
  12. Thread: Gout

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    So sorry! At least you live in a part of the...

    So sorry! At least you live in a part of the world with lots of warm weather, so you won't miss crucial riding (as I would in Chicago). And cycling can only be good for your general health. And 2...
  13. Bay area property values are through the roof. OP...

    Bay area property values are through the roof. OP mentioned Santa Cruz, which is awesomely beautiful and fantastic for biking, but she (understandably) thinks it is too expensive (plus some other...
  14. I love Austin but summer there isn't just hot,...

    I love Austin but summer there isn't just hot, it's miserable. When I lived there I did ride in the summer, and there are about 3 months no go here in Chicago. So I guess that goes to Austin. But I'd...
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    What if instead of waving with your whole hand,...

    What if instead of waving with your whole hand, you wave with only one finger?
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    Buyers guide: Sportive and endurance road bikes |...

    Buyers guide: Sportive and endurance road bikes | road.cc
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    I just got a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket this fall,...

    I just got a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket this fall, and I could do a century on it no problem if I wanted to. I'd choose my standard road bike because it's carbon etc., but it would be no problem. I...
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    Forgot to add that when I take the lead Ill have...

    Forgot to add that when I take the lead Ill have to exert more power to maintain pace so don't know how to manage if I do it on a hill.
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    Paceline question

    Would like to try group ride--never really have. I'm in pretty good shape so don't worry about that. Wondering about hills, up or down. Do I maintain constant speed or constant effort? I have a power...
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    I have a Cross Check that I use to commute. It's...

    I have a Cross Check that I use to commute. It's fine for that. Can't imagine racing it though. It's quite heavy (although I guess I don't remember how heavy without panniers). Also, my feet collide...
  21. Thread: Summer Jersey?

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    Mavic helium

    Mavic helium
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    effort for 25 in a paceline is like what solo?

    effort for 25 in a paceline is like what solo?
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    Thanks everyone. OK, a challenge: You know I love...

    Thanks everyone. OK, a challenge: You know I love my Cervelo R3 Team. My other (commuter) bike is a Surly Cross Check. I don't race and don't think I ever will. I did ride to Milwaukee last year and...
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    Thats a good question and why I was thinking N+1....

    Thats a good question and why I was thinking N+1. But really I don't enjoy riding in the rain. And gotta clean whatever you ride in it.
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    N+1 Deterrence Experience

    I could afford a new bike, but I'm not rich and so money I spend on a new bike would be unavailable for some other luxuries, like travel with/to loved ones. I have a bike I pretty much love (2012...
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