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    ABOUT ME

  • cycling, kayaking, skinny dipping
  • Mercer
  • Pennsylvania

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  • Posted in thread: Most/Least Favorite Panniers? on 04-16-2014 at 03:47 PM
    Talk about pockets being a nice thing to have. When they first connected the C&O towpath with
    the Greater Allegheny Passage back in 2006 I decided on spur of the moment to do the trail. I
    called my LB...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-16-2014 at 03:30 PM
    which model did you order?I ordered the sport model. The classic model is only recommended for
    speeds up to 25 mph. I go faster than that on all of my rides. The sport model is supposed to
    be able to ...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-16-2014 at 01:15 PM
    Helmet with a visor to keep some of the sun off … then I can use sunscreen below my eyes not
    above. Doing that precludes the problem of having sun screen in the eyes. You will get the
    occasional road ...

  • Posted in thread: What to carry? on 04-14-2014 at 05:58 PM
    I second the alcohol wipes for when you have a dropped chain. I also carry two tire boots. In a
    pinch, you can fold up a dollar bill to use as tire boot but what happen if you have already
    use that do...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-14-2014 at 03:20 AM
    This should be the end of the argument " should we shave our..." :)Lol, I don't seem to have
    any sun damage on my legs so you might have a point there. I rode 35 miles yesterday wearing a
    long sleeve ...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-11-2014 at 06:07 PM
    I am in treatment now with a special crème that cost over a thousand dollars for a tiny 40g
    tube. I have to use it on my face every day for four weeks. My face looks like hamburger and
    feels like road...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-10-2014 at 02:45 PM
    Here are the hazards of using zinc oxide according to the EWG website. Biochemical or cellular
    level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational
    hazards, Per...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-10-2014 at 01:42 PM
    Although I agree, there haven't really been a lot of studies that prove or disprove it. That
    being said, there are a lot of natural alternatives that actually work really well that don't
    have vitamin ...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling, sun protection, skin cancer on 04-09-2014 at 03:55 PM
    I just came from my dermatologist after having another skin cancer removed from my arm. All
    these years of riding in short sleeve jerseys have taken their toll. I never worried about my
    arms because t...

  • Posted in thread: While I believe on 04-01-2014 at 02:40 PM
    I can push myself really hard on a solo ride. Well not quite solo because I usually turn on
    Strava if I plan on pushing myself. It's hard to push yourself in a group because if you can
    keep up you cou...

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