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Old 06-17-07, 10:26 AM
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The Stick

Has anyone ever used
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. I'm thinking I could use one but $20-30 seems lke a lot to pay for a, well, stick.
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Old 06-17-07, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by The Weak Link
Has anyone ever used
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. I'm thinking I could use one but $20-30 seems lke a lot to pay for a, well, stick.
Who taught you how to post a link?
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It was done with a "stick" ey
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You have to be kidding. It is a stick, made of "space age plastic" that you rub over your muscles. If this worked, why couldn't you just cut down a broomstick?
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Originally Posted by CardiacKid
You have to be kidding. It is a stick, made of "space age plastic" that you rub over your muscles. If this worked, why couldn't you just cut down a broomstick?
Broomsticks aren't made of space age plastic, silly!
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee
Who taught you how to post a link?
Well, since you offered to help.....

I'm used to posting links using the "a href" HTML code. I tried to figure out how to activate or enable posting by HTML on this site but couldn't figure out how to do it.

So how exactly do you posts embedded links here? I'm soo ashamed ::sobbing uncontrollably, which the Link tends to do often because he's very emotional, fragile, and yes, perhaps in some strange way, vulnerable::.

Enough of you naysayers. The opinions I'm looking for are from people who have actually tried it out. Not that I don't treasure the opinions of the rest of you.
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Old 06-17-07, 10:51 AM
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just copy and paste it in the body of the message
http://www.geocities.com/bicyclingclubofmilledgeville/
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Old 06-17-07, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by The Weak Link
Well, since you offered to help.....

I'm used to posting links using the "a href" HTML code. I tried to figure out how to activate or enable posting by HTML on this site but couldn't figure out how to do it.
When you're in the post editing page, roll your mouse over the button below the smiley face at the top of the edit control. It should look like a globe with a link from a chain. If you rolled over the right button it will pop up the words "Insert Link". Before you click it, highlight the text you want underlined as the link. Click the button, and a dialog box will pop up to enter the URL. Enter the URL and click ok. It will insert the link for you.
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Old 06-17-07, 10:57 AM
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Preshadit.
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Old 06-17-07, 11:44 AM
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I personally have not used one but think a good yoga class would be as helpful and a lot more fun.

If I really wanted one I would scan the yard sales.
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Maybe I'll order one here. http://cgi.ebay.com/The-Stick-Massag...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 06-17-07, 12:59 PM
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So, is that OCP or Fred? I just can't tell.

I suppose it depends on whether it's a broomstick or it costs $30.
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I don't think it's either. The reason I asked was that after my hammerfest yesterday I was whining about how I thought I was developing the IleoTibial Syndrome on the right. I've had it on my left from running and am not anxious to get it again. Anyway, a hammerhead told me he swore by it, but no one else gave an opinion one way or the other. I thought it was just an overpriced broomstick but apparently their construction is a bit more sophisticated.

Just hoping someone had an informed opinion about it. Maybe I'll check with the Turks.
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People have posted in this forum about "The Stick" before. And not that long ago. I remember there were several positive comments.
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And if the Turks don't know, you could always check with the Young Bucks.
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Here is the previous thread, which which is kinda in keeping with the current one: folks who never tried it running it down, and folks who have tried it liking it: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ight=the+stick

It's cool with me. Just sayin'.
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee
And if the Turks don't know, you could always check with the Young Bucks.
Or those damned kids....
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A yoga teacher told me that a rolling pin works just as as well as the stick, if not better.

Then you can make a pie afterwards!
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Originally Posted by rodrigaj
A yoga teacher told me that a rolling pin works just as as well as the stick, if not better.

Then you can make a pie afterwards!
Blueberry?????

I haven't tried The Stick, but I have a ball with knobs sticking out of it for massaging my feet. If The Stick works as well as this ball, then it's worth the money.



http://www.rei.com/product/706082?vcat=REI_SEARCH
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TWL, I have a package of 4 sticks that I can send you for $20.
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I have five sticks that I will send you for $19.
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Originally Posted by The Weak Link
Here is the previous thread, which which is kinda in keeping with the current one: folks who never tried it running it down, and folks who have tried it liking it: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ight=the+stick

It's cool with me. Just sayin'.
I'll break that trend. I haven't tried one, but after a big ride last year I saw someone in the parking lot using one and they sure seemed to be getting some benefit from it. I went home planning to order one from Performance, but never got a round tuit.
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Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil
TWL, I have a package of 4 sticks that I can send you for $20.
And if you reply in the next 15 minutes, I will include a second set of 4 sticks ABSOLUTELY FREE!

But WAIT! I'll also include a steak knife and an egg separator. All FREE with your first $20 order.
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Okay, if you insist on "space age plastic", go to Home Depot and buy a piece of 1" PVC pipe and a 1/2" dowel that is about 6' longer. Stick the dowel in the pipe and presto, Le Stick for $5. You could cut the pipe into smaller pieces so you can have spindles like The Stick.
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Did you catch that they now have 12 different Stick products!?

Must be a goldmine.

I think TWL needs the "Stiff Stick." 24" long, $45.
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