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    I always heard (and believed) shaving was more of...

    I always heard (and believed) shaving was more of a psychological thing than physical, but apparently it's not.

    I saw this during my morning read, not sure how I missed it before Should Macho Men...
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    Well, I've pretty much healed up, but I've...

    Well, I've pretty much healed up, but I've noticed that my scars on my elbow and knee are still sensitive, but luckily it's just the flesh, not sensitive bone/connective tissue.

    However, the scar...
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    These redlight cameras are getting traction...

    These redlight cameras are getting traction around the country, it seems. We have a few now installed around Jacksonville and I expect more to come. And some cities seem to be abusing their power,...
  4. I never saw it, but I heard it...loud and clear....

    I never saw it, but I heard it...loud and clear.

    When I was 16 I did a SOBO thru-hike of Maine starting June/July ‘81. This encounter happened on the first day of the hike, we (father, uncle & me)...
  5. Even Eco-Guru David Suzuki is Sick of Cyclists

    I've always said that cyclists need to realize that we as a community need to clean up our act. I'm always seeing local cyclists, including from the local bike club running an intersection near my...
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    Never allow a crash to deter you from riding. On...

    Never allow a crash to deter you from riding. On my last crash, that I linked above happened on a Thursday, I took Friday off then worked on my bike on Saturday and took it for a 21-mile test ride...
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    I don't believe the other guy is at fault, but...

    I don't believe the other guy is at fault, but clearly the guy shouldn't have been going that fast on a bike path, that's why I always ride on the roads -- I'm a speed demon. He could easily be at...
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    No I wasn't shifting gears, I was actually...

    No I wasn't shifting gears, I was actually standing up and doing a small acceleration, because the red light (up ahead) had turned green; I was totally focused on the traffic at the time, because it...
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    I just got back from a 21-mile test ride -- got...

    I just got back from a 21-mile test ride -- got up to a max of 36 mph going down the bridge of the intracoastal waterway; no problems.

    I was surprised at how comfortable I felt riding the bike,...
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    First let me list two important factors I didn't...

    First let me list two important factors I didn't give enough mention to earlier, mostly because I hadn't done a thorough inspection as of the posting of this thread; the inspection I did along side...
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    It's funny you should mention that, because that...

    It's funny you should mention that, because that was my very first major bike accident way back in the mid-80's; even to this day if I get too close to the edge of the road I think of that day. It...
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    Hey you all, thanks for the replies. Let me try...

    Hey you all, thanks for the replies. Let me try to address them all, but I have to emphasize that I'm not sure of the exact sequence of events since it happened so quick, so my answers are the best I...
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    What Just Happened??

    I've had quite a few accidents after riding for over 25 years, but my latest one has left me wondering how it happened. Maybe some of you can help me figure it out.

    I was riding down a busy,...
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    I haven't seen detailed pics of the bike, but...

    I haven't seen detailed pics of the bike, but shouldn't there be more damage than a broken frame, such as mangled wheels, handlebars, or whatever...
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    Yeah, the fact that Sagan was third on Stage 15...

    Yeah, the fact that Sagan was third on Stage 15 in front of many quality sprinters is why he is well deserving of the Green.
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    This a little better than NYT at describing it ...

    This a little better than NYT at describing it 2014 Tour de France Green-Jersey Points Competition Contenders | Bicycling Magazine
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    If you can win a yellow jersey w/o a stage win;...

    If you can win a yellow jersey w/o a stage win; then I don't see the confusion with winning the green jersey.

    Sagan is winning because he's always in the mix, he's very consistent.

    Cheetahs...
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    Mystery solved.

    Mystery solved.
  19. After AC got into the car and drove off I saw,...

    After AC got into the car and drove off I saw, what I assume is one of the motorcycle drivers/cameraman, give a thumbs up and an OK sign with his hand right in the camera with the vehicle carrying AC...
  20. :wtf:, I just learned a new term: Rebadging...

    :wtf:, I just learned a new term: Rebadging Bikes.

    How common is this? I found out by accident when I was wondering why you don't see too many Litespeed bikes in the tour, but found that Lance...
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    I remember when I first started watching the...

    I remember when I first started watching the tour, back in the mid/late-90's, Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen basically bragging how cycling was so different from other sports because of the...
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    Does anyone believe that any of the riders are...

    Does anyone believe that any of the riders are riding clean? Supposedly the biological passport is suppose to make it so difficult to dope that I've heard claims that no one really does it now.

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  23. Are bike share programs responsible for more Head...

    Are bike share programs responsible for more Head Injuries? And/or are they responsible for safer intersections?

    I don't know the answer to either, but here's one study or ("study", if you prefer)...
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    Start doing sprints. It's true if you want to go...

    Start doing sprints. It's true if you want to go faster, you got to train faster, not longer. To go fast, you got to go fast.

    Although, it's very important that you have a good base, which in your...
  25. Oh yeah, Fox is so bad....:rolleyes: Here are...

    Oh yeah, Fox is so bad....:rolleyes:

    Here are some more links for you sensitive types. Not sure if this is true or not, but now maybe we can focus on the issue and not some silly biases

    Brain...
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