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  1. I addressed this in another thread, but here is...

    I addressed this in another thread, but here is fine. I went with Smiley. The first time he took a look at the clip alignment and watched me ride before and after inserting wedges under the right...
  2. I never bought into the cloud and won't. I have...

    I never bought into the cloud and won't. I have over 500 movies on DVD/BD with double redundant backup. Likewise my audio (40 gb) is on each of my Galaxy S4, LG 8" tablet and 12" Samsung tablet...
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    I weigh more in the morning even after the usual...

    I weigh more in the morning even after the usual poop. It isn't uncommon to retain as much as 3 lbs of water if I splurge on fries or Chinese food the evening before. And yes, I also weigh myself...
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    Tour of Alberta...meh

    Does anyone find this race interesting? Isn't Alberta in the rocky mountains? To days race was flat as a pancake and yesterday circled around and around and around. I gather they have to do circles...
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    I agree. He brings a solid background of...

    I agree. He brings a solid background of experience to cycling reporting and provides insight into racing strategy and tactics. He and Schlanger compliment each other very well

    Rich
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    I flew Navy Air (light attack) beginning in 1966....

    I flew Navy Air (light attack) beginning in 1966. What did you fly?

    I appreciate your advice Srcpt, thanks. You had no way of knowing my history and expressed a genuine concern for me.

    Rich
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    What would make this a disorder when l've put in...

    What would make this a disorder when l've put in 20 miles or more on each ride for a year straight? In a ride my pulse runs around 112 BPM average for the two hours and will max out at 135. At age 72...
  8. I used it for a year but it messed up my liver...

    I used it for a year but it messed up my liver figures. The doctor tested three times eliminating various supplements and meds and when I mentioned taking glucosamine & condroitin, and stopping it...
  9. No, in Haarlem. Rich

    No, in Haarlem.
    Rich
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    Poll: Let's face it, no verbal jousting here will...

    Let's face it, no verbal jousting here will convince either side one way or another. Further almost no one here will ever encounter an accident or injury because of wearing ear buds. I would say that...
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    Poll: Godwin's law alert. Now, sadly the thread has to...

    Godwin's law alert. Now, sadly the thread has to be closed.
    Rich
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    I agree with just about everything said here. I...

    I agree with just about everything said here. I relish the time alone. The first few hundred yards are positively exhilarating. As I ride all the problems, and what I just read on Google news fade...
  13. Wow! I don't love cycling THAT much. I'm not...

    Wow! I don't love cycling THAT much. I'm not looking for cold weather protection, rather I'm looking for a way to mitigate the effects of cold air/exercise induced asthma. When the temperature gets...
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    Poll: I flew attack aircraft off of carriers...everyone...

    I flew attack aircraft off of carriers...everyone gets surprised. The guys who made remarks like the one above were usually the first to 'buy the farm.' Or did I misunderstand your intent?

    Rich
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    Poll: I've run into a number of situations in which the...

    I've run into a number of situations in which the rider in front of me was approaching an intersection and drifting into my path as we were stopping. My calls of 'heads up!" were not heard because...
  16. I ride the Ox Road almost daily and concur with...

    I ride the Ox Road almost daily and concur with the Occoquan Park entrance road. Another stiff hill (for me) is the Fairfax County Parkway going north where Burke Center Parkway butts into it....
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    Yes the clown driving the cam era bike was...

    Yes the clown driving the cam era bike was following too closely and ran over the wheel of his bike. This was bound to happen; they are taking out the riders' line to get their shot. I was pleased...
  18. Any experience with a heat exchange mask?

    A search revealed nothing newer than 2007. Has anyone used a heat exchange mask for riding in colder air? I live in the Washington DC area. I have no plans to ride below the 50's but I do suffer from...
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    Poll: I use my Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Bose Sound link...

    I use my Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Bose Sound link mini bluetooth speaker. I found an exact size case for it at a military surplus store. It even has straps which fit around the stem post. I enjoy...
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    Sticky: Twenty miles on the trainer with my Fuji Roubaix...

    Twenty miles on the trainer with my Fuji Roubaix watching stage 6 of the Vuelta. Had cataract surgery this past Tuesday so I can't go on the road till next week.
    Rich
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    I'm 72 and began riding a year ago after a 43...

    I'm 72 and began riding a year ago after a 43 year hiatus. Since then I've put 5500 miles on the bike and dropped 20 lbs. My resting heart rate is now 50 bpm. I'm free of blood pressure medicine. ...
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    Myth: "If you lube your chain, sprocket and...

    Myth: "If you lube your chain, sprocket and cassette "properly" it will never get dirty and rub off on your leg/socks." Load of horse pockey. I remember a similar statement while working for the...
  23. Twenty-two miles on the Fuji on a Kurt Kinetics...

    Twenty-two miles on the Fuji on a Kurt Kinetics trainer. No knee pain! Actually I have muscle soreness in my right quads about 3" above the right patella. Obviously I hadn't been using it as much...
  24. I will but right now I'm off the bike recovering...

    I will but right now I'm off the bike recovering from the pain in my knee from the previous mis-alignment. Once it subsides I'll try the new cleat configuration.

    Rich
  25. Trying a different fitter..experiences

    I've been experiencing gradually increasing pain in the right knee patella. My right foot angles outward a bit more than the left and I've been compensating by trial and error with frustrating lack...
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