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    "At 7 pounds (3.2kg) the Ultimate is easily the...

    "At 7 pounds (3.2kg) the Ultimate is easily the heaviest and most stable floor pump ever made."

    One of the ONLY times you will see a cycling product praised for its extreme weight.

    Regardless,...
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    Poll: Good vanilla cake is better than bad chocolate...

    Good vanilla cake is better than bad chocolate cake.

    However, good chocolate cake always beats good vanilla cake!
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    I got the certified reconditioned Vitamix for ~...

    I got the certified reconditioned Vitamix for ~ $300 almost ten years ago. The thing still whirs away like new. I have little doubt that it will outlast me, assuming it doesn't get stolen or thrown...
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    Just pace yourself, drink and eat often. You will...

    Just pace yourself, drink and eat often. You will be fine.

    I've done the Mt Evans climb in Colorado. Starts at 8000ft, ends at a little over 14,000. I was starting to get pretty lightheaded at...
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    LOL, fantastic. I must admit, my first thought...

    LOL, fantastic.

    I must admit, my first thought on clicking the thread was "aluminum foil hat" and was slightly disappointed to see the video... until Weird Al threw it in at the end and made my...
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    I spent 1.5 years in Florida recently and learned...

    I spent 1.5 years in Florida recently and learned to enjoy riding in the rain quite a bit. Nice warm, soft rain typically. Not bad.

    Now I am back up in the mountains (<7000 feet elevation). It is...
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    I believe we all have various levels of addictive...

    I believe we all have various levels of addictive personalities. Fortunately mine isn't too addictive - I quit pretty easily after 6 years (which isn't a long time either). Hardest part at first was...
  8. You will get faster, it just takes time. Lots of...

    You will get faster, it just takes time. Lots of time.

    I started road riding a little over 8 years ago. Didn't ride smart, just as hard as I could. 2-3 hour ride, avg HR would be 160s, maybe...
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    I bought a bike from bikesdirect for $400 back in...

    I bought a bike from bikesdirect for $400 back in 2007. I rode it for a little over a year. It wasn't a bad bike, 22lbs or so with Sora components. I didn't mind riding it and got a good workout. The...
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    Snagged it on Ebay. It's a bit risky, but the...

    Snagged it on Ebay. It's a bit risky, but the seller had good feedback. It's probably refurbished but no big deal. I did a quick scan and don't see the same system there, but keep an eye out - the...
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    I've had over 20 browser tabs open, 10+ MS office...

    I've had over 20 browser tabs open, 10+ MS office docs running, 10+ Adobe PDF open and several other misc programs running at once and have never seen memory usage exceed 5GB. To get past 8GB you...
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    I just ordered a Lenovo desktop w/ the 3.4Ghz...

    I just ordered a Lenovo desktop w/ the 3.4Ghz version of that processor. Got it for $500 with 8GB ram, 1TB HDD, DVDR, Integrated WIFI and W8.1. Building your own is a loss-money situation, but if it...
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    Hmmm, not sure if it's worth the trouble but...

    Hmmm, not sure if it's worth the trouble but Brother is supported by Google cloud printing, for almost 100% universal printing:
    ...
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    Is your printer wireless or is it networked...

    Is your printer wireless or is it networked through a different computer that is "sharing" it? What brand printer?

    Very odd that Chrome won't print if you can print with any other program....
  16. Plus internet speeds: My first computer was a...

    Plus internet speeds:

    My first computer was a Vic-20, in 1985 or so. Modem was 150 baud, but you had to dial your phone manually, then put the handset on the modem. This was old technology even...
  17. Ok, last try: ...

    Ok, last try:

    http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/

    Contact MS support. I have had a couple activation problems in past and had to resort to calling them. Both times they were quick and...
  18. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/upgra...

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/upgrade-product-key-only
  19. Sounds like it's too late, but you could fairly...

    Sounds like it's too late, but you could fairly easily find the Windows license key # either in the windows setting or with a 3rd party program. Just write that number down, then download the...
  20. Sittin' here on a 5 year old Vista laptop. Runs...

    Sittin' here on a 5 year old Vista laptop. Runs pretty well - very little lag and I can navigate between programs without too much frustration.

    Windows experience is 3.5. Lowest result is graphics...
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    Had to do a little googling to find out MCHC =...

    Had to do a little googling to find out MCHC = microcrystalline hydroxyapatite concentrate.

    Just a tiny bit of info on this supplement that is supposed to maintain and build bone strength:

    "The...
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    A very simple, but useful reply. The general...

    A very simple, but useful reply. The general perception, at least in the very limited world I grew up in, is that homeopathy=herbs and tinctures. Doing some very basic googling, I now know they are...
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    Subscription required to read. But I imagine it's...

    Subscription required to read. But I imagine it's true - some vitamins build up in the system (K, A, etc) and can be damaging.

    How about homeopathic treatments: as worthless as vitamin...
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    Multivitamins a waste of money?

    Surfing CNN (I know, I know....), on the front page: Are multivitamins a waste of money?

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/16/health/multivitamins-studies/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

    The article basically...
  25. The issue with most washers, certainly front...

    The issue with most washers, certainly front loaders, is that the quality consistency is all over the map. My parents purchased the same model frigidaire HE front loader as us, both around 1999....
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