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08-30-13, 11:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,155
Posted By Bethany

I apologize for coming across as crass. For...

I apologize for coming across as crass. For those that support a cause, do so, in the way that you feel is appropriate.

I get frustrated with is the "begging" that comes to my house in the...
08-30-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,155
Posted By Bethany

Never done a charity ride and don't plan on it. ...

Never done a charity ride and don't plan on it. Begging for money just seems 3rd world criteria.
07-13-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bethany

Yup. They feel like diapers but they are great...

Yup. They feel like diapers but they are great and bike riding will be more comfortable. Another Athena here and loving her bike. Hills are great. They make you stronger and give you more...
07-07-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By Bethany

Mountain biking rocks. I just do single track...

Mountain biking rocks. I just do single track and have a great time. I'm slow, but I don't care. You do need a different set of skills for mountain biking than you would for road and that comes...
07-03-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Bethany

Talked to my LBS. He really wasn't interested in...

Talked to my LBS. He really wasn't interested in selling/ordering me a stem and he didn't have anything to try out. Rest of the LBS are over an hour away. Stem length appears to be 110-112 when I...
07-03-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Bethany

Uggh. It is the injury as last night while...

Uggh. It is the injury as last night while typing my post I had my hand leaned up against the base of the desk and it started going numb. Anything that would help to keep the nerve from compressing...
07-02-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Bethany

Drop Bar Adjustments?

Been riding my Ridley X-BOW cross bike for a couple of months now and after about 1.5-2 hours in my left arm/wrist goes numb. I know I'm putting too much pressure on my handlebars so something needs...
07-02-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,166
Posted By Bethany

BMX pedals are probably what you want as they are...

BMX pedals are probably what you want as they are wide and long for stability. I have a pair of really cheap 14.99 ones for my fat bike but you can get nicer ones at any price point.
07-02-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,725
Posted By Bethany

I'm slow. I average 10 mph and I end up riding...

I'm slow. I average 10 mph and I end up riding up hills at 6 mph since most of where I live is hilly. I can hit 35-40 down one of the hills back into town but I don't have a death wish. Most of...
06-28-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,730
Posted By Bethany

Congrats one 20 miles!! The most vicious dog out...

Congrats one 20 miles!! The most vicious dog out there is the Chihuahua. Those are the ones worth punting across the neighborhood and deserve it the most. Don't get me wrong, I like dogs, but my...
06-27-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Bethany

I hit 250KM on Strava today for June's challenge....

I hit 250KM on Strava today for June's challenge. First badge since starting Strava and I'm stoked. For most people it's probably easy to get but for me, it's a huge milestone. Those small...
06-15-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Bethany

Once you get riding, it will all come back to...

Once you get riding, it will all come back to you. Keep riding!
06-15-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By Bethany

Congrats on your new bike and your 50 mile ride! ...

Congrats on your new bike and your 50 mile ride! Once you get the bike set up the way you like, you'll be doing 100 for sure!
06-07-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By Bethany

Your little man is going to be up and doing all...

Your little man is going to be up and doing all kinds of things now since he's figured out standing. Glad he's okay and it just means more baby proofing is in order as he'll pull himself up on...
06-07-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,213
Posted By Bethany

Got my new cross bike a couple of months ago. ...

Got my new cross bike a couple of months ago. 2nd day I had it, I crashed while going across the wooden bridge I always take for a ride and went head first into the ravine. Handlebars twisted into...
06-03-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,304
Posted By Bethany

I ended up with a bad cold that probably was...

I ended up with a bad cold that probably was pneumonia, but didn't think to go to a doc. Bad cold is a bad cold. It wasn't until every breath hurt that I crawled into the doc office with a 103...
05-13-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,031
Posted By Bethany

With the wide and deep saddle, you may be sinking...

With the wide and deep saddle, you may be sinking in.
05-12-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,031
Posted By Bethany

The Townies are great bikes. Being a girl, I'm...

The Townies are great bikes. Being a girl, I'm not sure what the best option is but for sure buy a decent pair of cycling shorts w/chamois. I have a pair of liner shorts that fits under regular...
05-12-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Bethany

Saying hi from an hour or so south of you.

Saying hi from an hour or so south of you.
04-12-13, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By Bethany

New Bike..New Questions on Drop Bars

Picked up a Ridley X-BOW today and so far after a few miles I have some questions about drop bars. I've been on Woodchipper II's from my Fargo which flare out at the bottom and have fit perfectly...
03-23-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,396
Posted By Bethany

Neil, Thanks for the post as that's what I...

Neil,

Thanks for the post as that's what I was looking for. When I got thinking about why I was struggling I realized I needed to purge out my closet. I dumped everything that was too small...
03-22-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,396
Posted By Bethany

Emotional "loss" from losing weight?

Since dropping soda (most of it anyway) I've lost weight and while I'm elated there's this odd sense of loss that I'm not sure how to deal with. I'm not used to "less" of me and I haven't adjusted...
03-22-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By Bethany

You won't be off the bike forever but take it...

You won't be off the bike forever but take it easy and listen to your body and take the time you need to heal up. Most of us have back and other physical issues that we work around and try not to go...
03-15-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,631
Posted By Bethany

Just from looking at your pics it looks like you...

Just from looking at your pics it looks like you need your saddle higher as you look very cramped. Have you had a LBS check you for a proper fit?

I would check with your doc about having a...
03-04-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,295
Posted By Bethany

http://app.strava.com/clubs/clydesdales-and-athena...

http://app.strava.com/clubs/clydesdales-and-athenas-bikeforums-net is the link to get to Strava.
03-01-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,644
Posted By Bethany

I use Strava and Endomondo on my phone. I have a...

I use Strava and Endomondo on my phone. I have a wireless computer just to keep track of miles/speed mounted on the bike.

I also ride rurally so my needs are more than a couple of tools and a...
03-01-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,295
Posted By Bethany

You have to take cycling apps for what they are. ...

You have to take cycling apps for what they are. It gives you a ball park area of where you are at for speed/distance and time. I don't really use the apps for competing just for keeping track. ...
03-01-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,048
Posted By Bethany

Dr. Pepper is my true weakness as well. I...

Dr. Pepper is my true weakness as well. I stopped a few days ago and so far pretty good except for the withdrawal but I do feel a little better. I keep thinking how much sugar is actually in one...
03-01-13, 02:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,295
Posted By Bethany

OP, I KNOW exactly what you are dealing...

OP,

I KNOW exactly what you are dealing with. First time my husband went out with me he cleared 20 miles with ease. It had taken me almost 2 summers to even get that far w/o puking or making it...
01-04-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,705
Posted By Bethany

2012 sucked. Not even close to anyone else with...

2012 sucked. Not even close to anyone else with miles. Around 380ish. It's been a hard year of learning and getting fit. I still gasp at around 10mph. Last time I was at the doc, I weighed 203...
12-23-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,827
Posted By Bethany

I have a 2012 Mukluk 3 and just put it on my...

I have a 2012 Mukluk 3 and just put it on my regular rack. No problems. Or I can just put down the seats of my Santa Fe and stuff her in. I can fit two other bikes with my Muk as well on a rack. ...
12-23-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Bethany

Too funny. :)

Too funny. :)
12-10-12, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,173
Posted By Bethany

Both of my my bikes are rigid steel..Salsa Mukluk...

Both of my my bikes are rigid steel..Salsa Mukluk (fat bike) and Salsa Fargo. There's a huge difference in handling with rigid forks and suspension. There are times when I miss having a suspension...
12-09-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,930
Posted By Bethany

Could be your shoes are too tight or too small. ...

Could be your shoes are too tight or too small. I discovered that I ride with my feet rolled outward..go figure and bought wider BMX style pedals. To my surprise, they worked! More leverage and...
11-19-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,088
Posted By Bethany

For some reason I can't get a pic to load, but I...

For some reason I can't get a pic to load, but I run my Muk around 5 for single track and 25 on the paved road. I haven't ridden in the snow yet. Tire pressure is critical with these bikes and for...
10-30-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,032
Posted By Bethany

Hope they figure out what's wrong or if it's just...

Hope they figure out what's wrong or if it's just one of those things your body does. I hate waiting for test results. It's also frustrating when everyone else is running around with their heads...
10-30-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By Bethany

My bike tires are flat. I haven't ridden in...

My bike tires are flat. I haven't ridden in about a week. However; I've been walking around the track. You're sick. Take care of yourself and feel better soon.
10-26-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By Bethany

Feel better soon. Do what the doc says so you...

Feel better soon. Do what the doc says so you stay healthy and recover faster. Your bike will be waiting for you.
10-25-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,401
Posted By Bethany

Wow. Thanks for the all inspiration. It really...

Wow. Thanks for the all inspiration. It really helps. It's just nice to hear it from other people who cycle and understand.

I have two major health issues that take a toll on my...
10-23-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,401
Posted By Bethany

I've got 252 miles according to Strava, but I've...

I've got 252 miles according to Strava, but I've got closer to 300 or more before I added the app this summer as I was using "My Tracks" and "Endomondo" and using my computer.
10-23-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,401
Posted By Bethany

Dealing With Fat and Muscle. It's Depressing.

I've worked my butt off all summer. I've got tons of miles under me and been working hard at both my eating and cycling but I want to give up and have slid off the wagon some. What makes me want to...
10-10-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,810
Posted By Bethany

I have a 2012 Mukluk. Love it and I ride it more...

I have a 2012 Mukluk. Love it and I ride it more than my Salsa Fargo. I've taken it out mountain biking a few times, on crushed limestone trails, and city streets. I can't wait for winter. I...
09-12-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,659
Posted By Bethany

LOL. The last time I had KFC was over 6 months...

LOL. The last time I had KFC was over 6 months ago. A two piece meal was just perfect the other day. Taco Bell was several months ago. Those two places are rare treats, not an every day thing. ...
09-12-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,659
Posted By Bethany

Interesting topic. Enablers are everywhere...

Interesting topic. Enablers are everywhere whether or not we admit it. It's on TV (KFC and Taco Bell ads are some of my weaknesses), the grocery store, work, friends, family, church and even...
09-02-12, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,135
Posted By Bethany

Does Your Weight Affect Your Saddle?

I realized after a painful ride and from the LBS that I sit on the nose of the saddle. If I move farther back, I still have pain in those sensitive areas and feel the urge to urinate constantly but...
08-25-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bethany

Decided to be adventurous yesterday and took a...

Decided to be adventurous yesterday and took a side road that I'd never tried and went by a cow farm. The manure stench and going up a long hill made me want to hurl until I got past. I forgot how...
08-17-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,539
Posted By Bethany

My son has a Rockhopper 29er. The parts suck big...

My son has a Rockhopper 29er. The parts suck big time. I had to replace the fork to a "real" one and he kept breaking the bottom bracket parts. For as much as I paid for the bike you'd think it...
08-11-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bethany

Thanks for the answers. Makes perfect sense...

Thanks for the answers. Makes perfect sense especially the weight to power ratio with those of us clydes/athenas. I just know I'm slow trying to haul myself up a hill..LOL. Makes for interesting...
08-11-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bethany

Strava and Power Watts

I get most apps are pretty basic and results vary depending on which on you use. I figured I'd try out Strava and see if I liked it. I do like it, but have to ask about how watts/power work. ...
08-11-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By Bethany

Glad you are doing okay and the bike is too. ...

Glad you are doing okay and the bike is too. Endos suck although your fist one does put you the "officially a cyclist" list. LOL.

Get better soon.
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