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  1. Anyone Familiar with the Corning Circuit Race, also Cat suggestions

    I'm signing up for my second race after doing alright, but not as good as I would have hoped in my first race.

    I'm doing the Corning Circuit Race this time around, in Waltkins Glen, NY. Has anyone...
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    Actually, considering I used to weight 250, I've...

    Actually, considering I used to weight 250, I've dropped my resting heart rate from 110 bpm resting to 82, and dropped my BP from 140/90 to 124/82, I think I'm doing alright. It's a slow process.
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    Thanks for all the advice everyone except botto,...

    Thanks for all the advice everyone except botto, exactly what I was looking for. And yes this is the Trooper Brinkerhoff Memorial in Coxackie, which I believe used to be referred to as "Johnny Cake"....
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    Race Week Taper and Prep?

    Hello all, asking for some first race advice. I've done some searching and gone over the sticky, and they were all very useful, however a few questions remain.

    How much more should I ride this...
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    Sticky: Been a while but figured a before and after was...

    Been a while but figured a before and after was worth a quick visit back, good work everyone!

    Before: 250 lbs.

    306845

    Current: 205 lbs

    306846
  6. I'm actually planning on doing the D race as my...

    I'm actually planning on doing the D race as my first race ever, I just registered. I used to live in the area, but now live in central PA. But since I'm home for Easter, might as well give it a go....
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    I wish i had a drill press but I live in an...

    I wish i had a drill press but I live in an apartment. I've owned the bike for 3 years and haven't replaced the chainrings or the chain. I just replaced the chain so I should probably replace the...
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    The acetone did it for the most part but the last...

    The acetone did it for the most part but the last bolt refused, after serious amount of acetone and elbow grease. I stripped the back to the point it the whole thing was useless, I even tried the...
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    Chainring bolts glued on

    I really messed up this time...

    A couple of problems here have me flustered.

    1: I installed the inner chainring on backwards.
    2: I used loctite super glue instead of threadlocker (I saw...
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    My knees cannot take much of the stuff. If I go...

    My knees cannot take much of the stuff. If I go for a run, its a walk around the circle, then a good stretch, and then a jog (which is not the same as running imho) as long as I can go until my knees...
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    Sticky: Don't forget that part of being mentally awake...

    Don't forget that part of being mentally awake means recognizing when you need to make a change.

    I'm an Eagle Scout by the way :)
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    Sticky: I'm sure convincing the kids that personal...

    I'm sure convincing the kids that personal fitness is an important merit badge is a bit easier when they see you actively trying to get in shape. Keep up the good work!
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    Weight Loss and Speed?

    Hi everyone, I've been loosing weight this summer and between weight watchers online and the bike, I've lost 30 pounds so far, and I look better in all of my clothes, which makes me happy. However...
  14. Thread: New Bike Time

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    New Bike Time

    My first bike has done a great job hauling my fat ass around, but its looking like it might be time for a new bike. My current bike is a Cannondale Caad 9 with a mix of 105 and ultegra. It was a...
  15. Andy was, backed out for wisdom tooth surgery.

    Andy was, backed out for wisdom tooth surgery.
  16. For me a loose bottle cage bolt caused this for a...

    For me a loose bottle cage bolt caused this for a while (Also have a Caad 9). Also, sounds like the noises spokes make when de-tensioning.
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    While it does appear that the number of teams is...

    While it does appear that the number of teams is on a downturn, I would like to share my opinion that this is temporary. I think that that market for sponsors is shifting, and that its going to take...
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    Poll: I cried when someone on my group ride told me I...

    I cried when someone on my group ride told me I had a whole in them. I can't dish out 80+ bucks for another pair. Need another 50% off performance clothing sale.

    They fit great, the chamois is...
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    Poll: So you would recommend the Carbons. I have old...

    So you would recommend the Carbons. I have old Look pedals that are heavy and come with hard to find delta cleats. I was looking into getting those due to the price. Pedals are crazy expensive.

    I...
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    I was talking about the bike race.

    I was talking about the bike race.
  21. Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal, viewing and hotel

    Hello all, looking for some advice for my trip up for the big race.

    Despite growing up in Upstate NY I have only been to Montreal once for a day trip. However my girlfriend and I love the city....
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    I usually only put in a teaspoon in per pot of...

    I usually only put in a teaspoon in per pot of sugar if I feel like it. I figured for riding the sugar would help.

    Off topic: Are you going to watch the GP when it comes to town (your location...
  23. There's a lot of posts on here about wheel...

    There's a lot of posts on here about wheel selection and such for clydes. I would suggest a quick search for plenty of information on that.

    As for motivation, its a tough thing. Some people get...
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    What are the chances this or the Tour of Utah get...

    What are the chances this or the Tour of Utah get upgrades to HC status next year.

    And when will America get a World Tour event?

    Canada has two...

    Is it because the Europeans are afraid of...
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    Green Tea in the Bidon?

    After a pot of green tea tonight, I began wondering if it would work in a water bottle on rides.

    Has anyone else experimented with green/white tea in there water bottles for rides?

    I feel like...
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