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    In my weight loss journey, my original goal was...

    In my weight loss journey, my original goal was 225. I thought cool I made it...now what. I set a new one that I did not think I would hit, 200. I am sitting at 197. What the hell, just keep...
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    Hey Ron, Been a while I know... :).

    Hey Ron, Been a while I know... :).
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    I live in Jax on the Southside and the riding...

    I live in Jax on the Southside and the riding here is pretty good, flat, but not bad. Some area's of town are not bike friendly, but more bike lanes are opening up.
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    Take it as a compliment. Think about it this...

    Take it as a compliment. Think about it this way....there are a lot of large people on this plant that the most exercise they get is getting off the couch to get something else to eat. Raises hand...
  5. Goal for Sept is 425, have 178 this week. Did...

    Goal for Sept is 425, have 178 this week. Did 76.2 of the 178 today.
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    I find eating on a ride for me is a non-starter,...

    I find eating on a ride for me is a non-starter, so my fueling when needed on rides beyond 1 hr is strictly liquid. Anything less than 45 mins is just water, but beyond that, I use Hammer Perpetum...
  7. just sent you a PM

    just sent you a PM
  8. I ride the Vittoria Rubino's 25's and really like...

    I ride the Vittoria Rubino's 25's and really like them. I don't race, just ride for my own personal satisfaction, but find these tires very smooth and comfortable. I've also I ridden various...
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    I recently pulled my BB5's from my bike I use for...

    I recently pulled my BB5's from my bike I use for commuting and went with the TRP Spyre's. Awesome brake setup. I understand the new TRP HyRD setup is much better than the prior version from a...
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    My wife has this issue. The bike was a men's...

    My wife has this issue. The bike was a men's small frame as it fit her better than the woman's version, but she found the saddle was too narrow and the nose was too long. She tried a couple of...
  11. Did you ever find your wheels? I have some...

    Did you ever find your wheels? I have some Velocity Deep V's on Shimano LX hubs 135 in the back though...run 23's to 38's on them. I'm a larger rider, so they should hold extremely well for your...
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    I ride the these in 25's on my SuperSix and the...

    I ride the these in 25's on my SuperSix and the protection is not bad. I been riding these tires for about 3 years and they are smooth and very grippy even in wet weather.
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    Sticky: Brutal humidity this morning, brutal heat index...

    Brutal humidity this morning, brutal heat index this afternoon....but it's only a 30 min ride each way and it is late Aug in Florida...so Meh.....
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    I've rode the Bontrager Hard Case Race Lights in...

    I've rode the Bontrager Hard Case Race Lights in 28's for what seemed like 4K miles on 2 different bikes. Great tires, but a very harsh ride. I moved my commuter to the Bontrager AW2 now in a 25's,...
  15. Thread: Too big?

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    Dude, I was riding a road bike at 350, screw what...

    Dude, I was riding a road bike at 350, screw what everyone else thinks. Get out there and do your thing. I did almost 2500 miles that year and went from 360 to 315. I currently ride between 3K and...
  16. I really enjoy the Roubaix and took a 65 mile...

    I really enjoy the Roubaix and took a 65 mile test ride. It was very nice....but I could not justify the price when I was looking for a new bike a couple of years ago. I had the chance to buy one...
  17. I have wide feet and found the Shimano M162's...

    I have wide feet and found the Shimano M162's were a good fit for me. I generally have always used one 1/2 size larger. I got mine at performance for $125.
  18. Thread: Walk of shame

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    +100000000000 on this one. I had just put on a...

    +100000000000 on this one. I had just put on a new wheelset and the rim strip was a little off and I kept having flats right around the stem of the tube. Even though it did not look that bad, I...
  19. see it all the time... I talked to people on...

    see it all the time... I talked to people on occasion, get the nasty look and a finger, so I just shake my head and wish them nothing but luck on their journey. When someone does get hit at night...
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    +1 ^. Your light enough to get away with pretty...

    +1 ^. Your light enough to get away with pretty much anything. I ride Boyd's on my commuter and Road bike. I also have Velocity Deep V's on my Hybrid, I've own Velocity Fusions, great rim. I...
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    I also ride a 70mm on my bike.

    I also ride a 70mm on my bike.
  22. I live in jax as well and agree that Bike Direct...

    I live in jax as well and agree that Bike Direct in Town Center is a crappy shop. I think you could take your bike to another shop and get the shifter's fix and decent new tires can be picked up for...
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    Sticky: Humidity off the chart today....made the ride in...

    Humidity off the chart today....made the ride in sticky....but the ride home brutal. Temp 94, Heat index 109, good thing I only have a 7.5 mile
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    I use the Hammer Gel flask when I go on long...

    I use the Hammer Gel flask when I go on long rides. I like the Hammer Peanut Butter and one of the fruit flavors mixed together.
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    Pretty good actually, was surprised at the lack...

    Pretty good actually, was surprised at the lack of harshness.
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