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Since all there was on TV on Sat was college football, I decided to go for a nice, long ride - 52 miles.
Quote: Originally Posted by fashof For everyone who uses crystal deodorant, would you recommend spray or roll-on? I recently saw it at Walgreens and there was a spray and also a roll-on (ball not stick). Didn't know which would be better? I use the rock/roll-on. The spray stuff feels sticky at first, but when it dries off isn't so bad. The only thing about using the roll-on is that it really only worked on me when I shaved my underarms.
I can't vouch for any of the claims mentioned on this thread but I have noticed it does a great job curbing my appetite and keeping me feeling energetic throughout the day. I'm not very fond of Sencha teas and teas that are too "earthy" with pungent aromas. I happened upon this Dragon Pearl Jasmine tea at Central Market a few months ago that tastes just right. The leaves are rolled into little balls that open up when you add water. Not a bad bit of entertainment for the...
I thought the Sora shifters had a thumb-trigger to go along with the brake shifter. That's what I didn't like about the Sora brifters. The upshift/downshift mechanisms are separated and the whole ergonomics of it just seemed weird.
41.56 cold miles at about 67 F.
Is there such a thing as "signature" Italian (or German or Scandinavian) design anymore? It seems like the lines are so blurred that one can easily resemble another by borrowing design queues that they all seem to share.
I'll work my way up to 70 and 100 rides someday. For now I'm stuck on 38 mile rides like the one I did yesterday.
33 miles on Sat and a personal best 37 on Sun. Trying to get in as much riding as I can while we have longer days.
Quote: Originally Posted by bbaquiran Commuter bikes have chainguards. Not all of them. Look at the gentleman's Gary Fisher above. I would consider this a commuter bike but it has no chainguard.
32.6 miles on a beautiful morning. Probably about 83-84 degrees F when I finished. A welcome drop in temps from 107 earlier this week.
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