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    I tried it along with a product recommended by my...

    I tried it along with a product recommended by my local vitamin store called "Seven". Ended up having my knee replaced and it feels much better now. YMMV.
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    Does your gym have any stationary bikes? If so...

    Does your gym have any stationary bikes? If so you may want to start out there and see how your heel progresses.
  3. How good is your ear in determining pitch. Seems...

    How good is your ear in determining pitch. Seems to be I would rather guess using the hand squeeze method rather than the pitch method.
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    I had TKR in March of this year. I think the...

    I had TKR in March of this year. I think the normal fear is that you could fall down and break your knee. Anyone would be hard pressed to break these new titanium knees, I won't say it's impossible,...
  5. Sorry to hear that you have had a difficult...

    Sorry to hear that you have had a difficult experience. It may be just me but I have a habit of giving a new bike a good going over. I get the tools out and wiggle, tighten, adjust just about...
  6. OP's, if you had to choose......carbon fork or...

    OP's, if you had to choose......carbon fork or disc brakes. Trolling? "rebuild the entire front of your bike instead"????????? Srsly.
  7. Best choice would be disc brakes and steel fork.

    Best choice would be disc brakes and steel fork.
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    +1 on the rigid mtn bike, used off craigs if...

    +1 on the rigid mtn bike, used off craigs if possible. Where I am [Kentucky] I see used Trek mountain bikes in great shape all day long in that price range. Put some slicker tires on and you are good...
  9. Thread: 14.5 miles!

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    My best has been 14 miles on a very hot day last...

    My best has been 14 miles on a very hot day last year. Had total knee replacement in March and my best so far this year has been 12 miles. I know I can do more it is just a mind issue. Keep up the...
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    +1 on areotech designs. Also they are made in the...

    +1 on areotech designs. Also they are made in the USA!
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    When I'm biking on greenways or rail to trails I...

    When I'm biking on greenways or rail to trails I am not as concerned about hi vis clothing. On the street and I am wearing the hi vis yellow. Purchased some short and long sleeve shirts with a waffle...
  12. I have the Big Apples and weigh 365. They are...

    I have the Big Apples and weigh 365. They are excellent tires and paired with the 36 spoke rims are an ideal almost bullet proof combo.
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    Thompson, set back version.

    Thompson, set back version.
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    When I first decided to get back into biking my...

    When I first decided to get back into biking my idea for a saddle was wide and soft. Now that I have ridden some and tried a boat load of saddles I am convinced that wide and soft is not the answer....
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    Funny looking arm. Wonder where he gets gloves to...

    Funny looking arm. Wonder where he gets gloves to fit.
  16. You looked cramped on the trek.

    You looked cramped on the trek.
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    I had a 3 speed internal hub that I seldom used...

    I had a 3 speed internal hub that I seldom used more than the one gear, now I have a 8 speed internal hub and use mostly 3 of them. I have a 27 speed also and use mostly 4-5 of the gears. Unless you...
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    I know a guy that ended up with 100K owning a...

    I know a guy that ended up with 100K owning a cycling team....................he started with 250K.
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    Soap and water. Rinse, repeat.

    Soap and water. Rinse, repeat.
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    Plus 1. Watch what you eat..........ride at a...

    Plus 1. Watch what you eat..........ride at a pace that makes you want to ride all day.
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    BillinPA, congrats to you sir. That is awesome....

    BillinPA, congrats to you sir. That is awesome. Inspiration to everyone that is a clyde.
  22. I wore a suit for the first 6 years of my work...

    I wore a suit for the first 6 years of my work life................decided it was not for me. The last 25 years have been business casual, khaki's and shirt of choice, button down or polo. Suits are...
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    I'm at 370. Had my local LBS build up a Surly...

    I'm at 370. Had my local LBS build up a Surly Karate Monkey. Velocity double wall 36 spoke rims, disc brakes, big apple rubber, alfine 8 speed internal, heavy duty crank, jones loop bars, cris king...
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    Yep, have given away two bikes. One to my sister...

    Yep, have given away two bikes. One to my sister and one to a fellow employee that had knee replacement surgery and wanted to get into biking. I gave it to him with the agreement that he could not...
  25. That seems the hardest part to condition....

    That seems the hardest part to condition. Legs......ok, lungs......ok.......butt...not so much. It just takes time.
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