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Old 01-06-11, 01:25 PM
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You may call it a toilet. We just call it "Orlando".
Yeah. My wife had a convention and we were able to use our timeshare, so it was cheap and partially written off. Once was enough.
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Old 01-06-11, 01:41 PM
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Forward. Tough. Scary. But positive.
I am very, very happy to hear that.
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Old 01-06-11, 01:49 PM
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I love Disney World.
Me too. You have to take it in context. It's fake. It's supposed to be fake. But it's a whole lot of fun. The food is overpriced but it can be very good if you pick the right places. Greater Orlando doesn't excite me much but within 10 miles or so around WDW there are some decent places to eat with great happy hour drink specials like 2 for 1. Happy hours were legislated out of existence in MA.
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My bike officially weights 20 pounds.
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My bike officially weights 20 pounds.
time to get a new lighter one....

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Old 01-06-11, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
My bike officially weights 20 pounds.
Looks like my new frame is shipping this week. Should drop a pound off my current frame and fork and put my bike at under 14lbs, ready to race.

I'll still be OTB.
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Old 01-06-11, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
You may call it a toilet. We just call it "Orlando".
I had an operation at the Orlando airport for three years. Loaded and unloaded aircraft, moved freight all over Orlando. Disney was one our biggest clients. Seeing Disney behind the curtain was an eyeopener. It was the first office I closed when I decided to move on.
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
My bike officially weights 20 pounds.
Powertaps are heavy.
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Old 01-06-11, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
My bike officially weights 20 pounds.
Did it gain weight, or lose weight?
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Does anybody else get a nasty burning in their lungs when exercising in cold weather? It used to happen to me all the time before I started cycling, but it still happens occasionally and it hurts like hell.
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Originally Posted by mike868y View Post
Does anybody else get a nasty burning in their lungs when exercising in cold weather? It used to happen to me all the time before I started cycling, but it still happens occasionally and it hurts like hell.
Nope, and I ride in pretty cold weather on a regular basis.
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I don't think a 20lb bike is going to hold anyone back, unless it's a hillclimb race you're talking about.

Hell I scored a few points last year on a 22.5 lb Ciocc (the PT does add some weight), and that was in a hilly road race.

Though I must admit the Raleigh weighs in a 18.5# and I'm pretty happy with that, it feels pretty light to me. (w/ same PT)
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I'm not sure what to do. Maybe CDR can chime in here, but I just spent the last 1.5 hrs going store to store looking for a velcro strap to mount the contourHD to my helmet with. Haven't found anythign that will work yet. I'll probably zip-tie it on shortly, but I'd like it to be more removeable.

The strap here from CDR is perfect, but I can't find the right length/width
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Old 01-06-11, 02:19 PM
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^^ Try a fabric store. You can probably get it in bulk and cut to size.
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Originally Posted by mike868y View Post
Does anybody else get a nasty burning in their lungs when exercising in cold weather? It used to happen to me all the time before I started cycling, but it still happens occasionally and it hurts like hell.
I get a burn, albeit not terribly nasty.

I think it is from the combination of cold, dry, and fast. (fast meaning heavy breathing a'la hammering)
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Old 01-06-11, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by mike868y View Post
Does anybody else get a nasty burning in their lungs when exercising in cold weather? It used to happen to me all the time before I started cycling, but it still happens occasionally and it hurts like hell.
I wear a neck gaitor on cold days. It's easy to slide up & down depending on conditions.
It sometimes has frozen breath on it at the end of a ride.
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Gained a few grams, but nothing major. It was heavy before the PT, I just didn't know how heavy. Good enough for me for now, though.
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
Gained a few grams, but nothing major. It was heavy before the PT, I just didn't know how heavy. Good enough for me for now, though.

new bike...new bike...
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
Gained a few grams, but nothing major. It was heavy before the PT, I just didn't know how heavy. Good enough for me for now, though.
My Scott is 3 lbs lighter. I doubt that it would provide me with any advantage whatsoever (especially since I'm about 100 lbs heavier than you).
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This is exactly the kind of post that I would never expect to see.
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This is exactly the kind of post that I would never expect to see.
Yet you chose to quote it.

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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
That's what you get for eating at Disney..

I wish I knew you were in Floriduh. I would have made it a point to go to Orlando to visit and meet the myth in person.
I did not realize there was a reputation for that sort of thing... Would have been good to meet you, but I don't know when it would have happened. I was either sleeping or walking around the whole time. Sometimes both.

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World or Land?

I got food poisoning too last day of our trip to Disney World two years ago. Same thing, didn't know which way to face the toilet a couple times.
World. Again surprised to hear there's a trend there. Unfortunate. Overall, I was really impressed with Disney, for what it is and what it claims to be. The quality is just a notch or two above Sea World, Legoland, and Schlitterbahn (which are the only other theme parks I've visited in the last decade).
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I hate roller coasters and amusement parks.
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Originally Posted by mike868y View Post
I hate roller coasters and amusement parks.
I wonder why...

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