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    When I started riding a road bike 5 years ago my...

    When I started riding a road bike 5 years ago my saddle was killing me and all my friends gave me suggestions on saddles ( I think I own 6 now) except one friend who was 70 yro and an experienced...
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    6488 miles 191 rides 74,088 ft elevation and I...

    6488 miles 191 rides 74,088 ft elevation and I didn't neglect my kids, my little boy is 46. You can ride more when you're old:lol:
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    7000 miles and lose 30 to 50 lbs. I lost nearly...

    7000 miles and lose 30 to 50 lbs. I lost nearly 40lbs in 2012 then went through a lot of difficulty in 2013 and gained 15lbs back. I've lose about 10 of those in the last month and I'm back on the...
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    This was a rough year for me and I've had trouble...

    This was a rough year for me and I've had trouble holding on to 40lb pound loss in 2012. But I'm back to riding more and eating less cause I figured out I just can't ride faster than I can eat and...
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    We ate at Joe's Family Restaurant when we were...

    We ate at Joe's Family Restaurant when we were there in October and they took such good care of us we came back the next night. Food was good, service was good and the prices were low. It's on Main...
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    We're having a cold front here too. They are...

    We're having a cold front here too. They are expecting it to be down to 58 F at the beginning of our ride on Wednesday and not get back above 80 til the weekend:(
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    Ron, you missed it. We had great weather, a...

    Ron, you missed it. We had great weather, a great turnout and lot's of fun. Maybe next year
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    [QUOTE=abdul10000;16318243]Yes the seat is not...

    [QUOTE=abdul10000;16318243]Yes the seat is not comfortable, but there aren't any professional bike stores in my city, except the one I bought the bike from. Therefore, I have to relay on online...
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    Your inseam is more important than your height. ...

    Your inseam is more important than your height. I'm 6'4" and I have a 34" inseam and I ride a 62. I can ride a 60 or a 64 but I'm more comfortable on a 62. Living in a small town and dealing with...
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    Looks like the weather is going to be perfect. ...

    Looks like the weather is going to be perfect. Low's in the 60's and highs in the low 80's. I'm marking roads on Wednesday (many of the routes were marked over the weekend but I was out of town) We...
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    That's my experience. I don't know much about...

    That's my experience. I don't know much about the technology, my buddy's son owns the Specialized Shop and I just wanted mine to be better than his Dad's:lol:.. So far I'm doing pretty well riding...
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    At 6'4" 250lbs (closer to 300 5 yrs ago) I've had...

    At 6'4" 250lbs (closer to 300 5 yrs ago) I've had constant problems with wheels until I bought a set of Ksyrium SL last year. The only problem I've had was when the lady with the Chevrolet hit me. ...
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    No complaints about the Madone but the Roubaix...

    No complaints about the Madone but the Roubaix smooths out the pavement and the ride is spectacular I also got electronic shifting (Ultegra 10 spd) which adds another level to the new ride. I'm...
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    Got out this weekend and rode 40 miles at 17...

    Got out this weekend and rode 40 miles at 17 plus mph and the bike was still sweet. Rode 50 more on Saturday and 40 more on Sunday so I'm over 300 miles on the bike and still a happy camper.
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    I got the S-Works Roubaix 10 days ago and I have...

    I got the S-Works Roubaix 10 days ago and I have 300 miles on it. It's the sweetest ride I've ever had and I'm a little older and bigger than most of you. I'm 71 yo and weigh 250lbs and that seat...
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    I started here 5 years ago when I bought a Trek...

    I started here 5 years ago when I bought a Trek Navigator. Which is heavier and slower than what you have. Like you I wanted to ride to work and around the neighborhood. Six months later I got...
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    Shimano now makes a cleat cover that fits better...

    Shimano now makes a cleat cover that fits better than Kool Kovers. Amazon has them I just got a pair
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    I've never ridden without some kind of mirror. ...

    I've never ridden without some kind of mirror. Right now I use helmet mirrors but if you can't see far enough ahead to be able to glance into the mirror you need a better headlight. I use Cygolites...
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    Looks like my magic shine and I paid a lot more...

    Looks like my magic shine and I paid a lot more than that. I don't worry about the cars at night I can see them and I make sure they can see me. I'm lit up like some kind of emergency. The other...
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    I've been on the east coast for all of my 71...

    I've been on the east coast for all of my 71 years. I don't trust air that's not damp. Years ago when I was working as a professional speaker I would get in trouble in Arizona and New Mexico and...
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    If it keeps up you can come visit me in Florida. ...

    If it keeps up you can come visit me in Florida. I've had my new Roubaix a week and I've got 139 miles on it, would have been more but the wind last Wednesday was over 30mph and while the Roubaix...
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    I've found cyclists to be the nicest people I've...

    I've found cyclists to be the nicest people I've ever been associated with. I've never had a problem and not had folks offer to help. I don't really care whether they wave or not
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    Sticky: 40 miles to Breakfast with my buddies

    40 miles to Breakfast with my buddies
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    Thanks for the help. My friends son owns the...

    Thanks for the help. My friends son owns the bike shop and they video'd the build on several S-Works they just got in and mine was first
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    Let's see if this...

    Let's see if this works:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AjE-RIurbM It should link to a video of my bike being built
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