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  1. Thread: First Ride!

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    Congratulations on the start. That's a whole lot...

    Congratulations on the start. That's a whole lot better than my first ride...8/10 of a mile and too pooped to pop. Then again I was/am an "uber-clyde". One to two pounds a week is a very realistic...
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    When I "strip" the chain I take it off the bike...

    When I "strip" the chain I take it off the bike and soak/agitate it in a coffee can of (odorless) mineral spirits. Sometimes more than once depending how dirty it is.
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    Good post chefisaac. I always thought of the...

    Good post chefisaac. I always thought of the trigger foods as the "Glycemic Rollercoaster". Thanks for sharing.
  4. Thread: sucking air

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    A lot of good comments here...+1 on...

    A lot of good comments here...+1 on cadence/gearing, interval training, etc. I just wanted to add, keep it fun. Amazing gains can be had in the long run.
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    Hi George, Welcome to the board. Nice ride. Hope...

    Hi George, Welcome to the board. Nice ride. Hope you have Fun and success in you endeavor.
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    Poll: Uber Clyde Bike

    Hard Tail MTB for this "Uber Clyde" (380lbs).
    345081
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    +1 on the 540s, I did run a clip-less/platform...

    +1 on the 540s, I did run a clip-less/platform pedal for a while. I Found I did not like riding without being clipped in, I felt insecure.

    Shoes are a whole different ball game, pretty...
  8. Thread: Tour de Fat

    by epiking
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    I frequently Ride Tempe Town Lake, too bad I...

    I frequently Ride Tempe Town Lake, too bad I missed this...Thanks for the coverage
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    +1 Factory clearance relief...

    +1 Factory clearance relief...
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    I like to avoid the rush hours (am and pm). In...

    I like to avoid the rush hours (am and pm). In the summer I like to ride early in the morning, even a little before sunrise. If I do wind up having to ride during the rush hour times, I am super...
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    Nice build...

    Nice build...
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    I am a 60 year old clyde. I ride pretty much...

    I am a 60 year old clyde. I ride pretty much everyday, 10-15 miles. There are several days a week when I ride at a reduced work load. That allows me to recover from the days when I have a more...
  13. This is what I use on my larger 700c tires. ...

    This is what I use on my larger 700c tires.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00157XXMY/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ADIKZAFTSWMNW
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    Congrats on the PR...Keep spinning, have fun.

    Congrats on the PR...Keep spinning, have fun.
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    +1 on the "Zen" approach. I ride daily, 2-3 times...

    +1 on the "Zen" approach. I ride daily, 2-3 times a week I will ride in an EZ mode, with only light effort and occasional intermediate work load for brief periods. One does need to recover from...
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    Its worse than that, I have bike specific tools...

    Its worse than that, I have bike specific tools...
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    From A 60+ rider: I rode clips and straps for...

    From A 60+ rider: I rode clips and straps for quite a few years, went to clip-less about a year and a half ago. I find clip-less easier to get in and out of. When I ride platform pedals now, I feel...
  18. Thread: First flat

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    Sometimes I can go several months without a flat,...

    Sometimes I can go several months without a flat, but at other times I'll flat two or three times a week. I ride daily. There is a correlation between tire condition (wear) and flat frequency, but...
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    I enjoy working on my bicycles as much as I do...

    I enjoy working on my bicycles as much as I do riding them. I always considered a certain amount maintenance/repair skills was endemic to the sport/commuting rider. After all performing field repairs...
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    Nice Vid, thanks for sharing...

    Nice Vid, thanks for sharing...
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    327205I have been riding a mountain bike (without...

    327205I have been riding a mountain bike (without suspension). I started at 450 lbs. and am now down to 380 lbs. I did have to pay attention to the rear wheel in the earlier period, doesn't seem to...
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    I have had success with vinyl (upholstery) repair...

    I have had success with vinyl (upholstery) repair tape.
  23. I am a 60+ Clydesdale. I have problems with...

    I am a 60+ Clydesdale. I have problems with Sciatica as well. Seems to be related to core strength/ lower back stability. When I am having problems with it I favor riding my (hard tail- 26in)...
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    +1 on Reynolds post...If you still own the bike,...

    +1 on Reynolds post...If you still own the bike, your "locked in"...
  25. Welcome to the Bike Forum, good to here from...

    Welcome to the Bike Forum, good to here from another 50+/60 couple. My wife and I ride together several times a week, although mostly on paved surfaces. Hope you all enjoy it as much as we do.
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