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Z0RCHED
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7/7/11 10:13 P

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Ahh, I know that feeling!!

I started off on a ride, after only 2 miles realized that both tires on my new bike and both tires on my trailer were completely flat. Thank goodness I was near the bike shop!!

Become 160 pounds by 12/25/11? Yes..I think so.
Current Weight: 199 (Ugh. AGAIN!)

"80% of impossible is possible"
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DEECANDOITAGAIN
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7/3/11 1:33 A

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It's time I learn. I don't go on long rides by myself, because I worry about this. I'm all over it!


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HEATHERLYAJ
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3/28/11 12:40 P

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Thanks ALL :)
I'm hoping the boyfriend learns more about bikes and will take care of things like this in the future. I would also like to get my own bike (as the one I've been "borrowing" from him for years is just slightly too big). Hopefully the weather will start to warm up soon too.


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2PHATT
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3/16/11 6:59 A

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One of our local bicycle shops runs clinics for changing flats, cleaning & maintenance. We had to actually change a flat tire. They are so good to the customers.

Sheryl




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3/15/11 9:09 P

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I learned to change a flat by searching for you tube videos and watching them. I learned a lot by watching those. But it definitely takes some practice. Now I can do it in just few minutes.



NEWHORIZONSR4ME
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3/14/11 7:48 P

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Hi Heather and sorry about the flat. If I were you, I'd ask the guys at the bike shop to show you how to change a flat. With a little practice, you can do it in about five minutes!

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."
~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson


"When things go wrong don't go with them," ~~~Elvis Presley

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other."~~~Abraham Lincoln

"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. ~~~Bill Cosby


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SKINNYINMYHEAD
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3/14/11 6:44 P

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Welcome Heather!! We're glad you joined our little team!!

sorry about your flat...sux... but good excuse for a tuneup!!

Annie

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**There will be a day when I can no longer do this. Today is not that day.
**The only person who can beat me is me...and I'm pretty sure I can take her.

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BLC 24 Goal weight 185lbs!

BLC 23 Starting weight 235
BLC 23 Goal weight 205 but I hit 203!!!




HEATHERLYAJ
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3/14/11 6:27 P

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Thought that the tire being a little flat was no big deal, after all, I hadn't ridden in a few months, probably a slow leak, won't kill me... 20 minutes later, my air has been slowly going so I turn around... by the time I get home I'm EXHAUSTED! It's hard to ride without good pressure! Now the bike is in the shop. Time for a tune up anyway!


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