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A Treat for Me


Monday, January 07, 2013

I don't have as much padding on my fanny as I used to. Or my bicycle seat has gotten harder. I still have plenty of padding on my hips [that won't seem to go away], but it is in the form of 'saddle bags.'

So I treated myself to a padded seat cover for my bike. Sounds way too exotic, but it is a real treat. And since I plan to take longer rides this year, it will be an incentive.

Much better treat than a bag of cookies.
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EFFIEANNIE 1/9/2013 9:01AM

    I have a bigger seat than normal which is very comfortable when we ride. I think it is a good investment, it certainly helps you ride more when you aren't in pain from the seat! emoticon

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PROVERBS31JULIA 1/8/2013 6:43PM

    Padded seats, eh? Maybe I should check that out? I have a stationery bike that was abandoned in the neighborhood and I don't mind riding it except for the seat. I've often thought I needed something wider, like a John Deere (r)(tm) tractor seat!!

Enjoy!!

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Julia

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LISBETHSALANDER 1/8/2013 12:19PM

    You are so right! Congratulations on reaching a biking level where you need the padded seat. Wishing you continued success in the new year!

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KIWIANN 1/7/2013 10:41PM

    emoticon emoticon Now you can enjoy your long rides in style emoticon

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DESERTJULZ 1/7/2013 8:49PM

    Hey, now that you spent money on a bike seat, you really must use the bike a lot to justify the purchase. Right? Right!

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SAINTBERNARD6 1/7/2013 8:38PM

    don't consider it a treat--consider it a reward for a job well done......you deserve it.....Elsie

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DUMBBELLE84 1/7/2013 8:01PM

  Much better than cookies! Enjoy :)

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NILLAPEPSI 1/7/2013 7:25PM

    emoticon Enjoy!!!

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CLWALDRO 1/7/2013 5:55PM

    Beth,
This is a necessary treat so do not feel the slightest bit guilty for this treat for yourself as it will take your fitness to a whole new level of fun.
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EDITOR 1/7/2013 5:18PM

    Beth, you will use it and I think it is a good treat.

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CATLADY52 1/7/2013 4:30PM

    I had to get a padded seat too. The unpadded one made riding quite uncomfortable. emoticon emoticon

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JACKIE542 1/7/2013 1:47PM

    This is a good treat, I think I will get one too!

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ADARKARA 1/7/2013 1:06PM

    I know what you mean! I can't sit still for long periods of time anymore because my hiney hurts! =)

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OTEN36 1/7/2013 1:04PM

    yeah Beth...that's a great treat!
and you deserve it.
You've done so well. Keep up the wonderful work.
I can't wait to do more with my bike. Shall have to wait until
the snow goes away.
Best of Luck
Dee

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