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by MINITEE
Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Staying cool on the indoor trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 3889

Re: Staying cool on the indoor trainer

I used to ride my trainer on my 20th floor balcony... I'm sure the people in the other buildings thought I was a freak.

Now I just keep a window open and a fan on me.
by MINITEE
Wed Nov 18, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Beach to Battleship
Replies: 8
Views: 2859

Re: Beach to Battleship

I can't say enough about this race. I did it in it's second year and the organization was fabulous. It used to finish at the actual "Battleship", but it's too big now I guess. Loved reading your report, brought back some fantastic memories and I was right there along with you! Did you see ...
by MINITEE
Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Sad story
Replies: 33
Views: 4783

Re: Sad story

Mine doesn't have the orange border. :( Although I'm thinking now I should get a wrist one-- I don't really like having it around my neck. Sometimes I end up putting it in my waste pack. I don't really need it for any immediate health concerns, although it does have my blood type on it. I figure em...
by MINITEE
Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Sad story
Replies: 33
Views: 4783

Re: Sad story

I am kind of late to the thread here, but to those who are considering ordering a Road ID I do have a couple of suggestions. The owner of the bike/tri shop I worked at was an EMT for a long time and he had some first hand experience that he always shared when discussing getting a Road ID Although th...
by MINITEE
Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Canadian athlete disqualified at Ironman Canada
Replies: 40
Views: 9752

Re: Canadian athlete disqualified at Ironman Canada

Here you go Mike...

Already completely "investigated" by someone with one hell of a lot of time on their hands.

https://www.evernote.com/shard/s257/sh/ ... dda244f9a3
by MINITEE
Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Tour de france 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 9800

Re: Tour de france 2015

La wrote:Huge crash today. Race is currently stopped.


The video I've seen is scary. That took a lot of people down and fast. Hoping for minimal drop-outs.
by MINITEE
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Sit bones
Replies: 6
Views: 3328

Re: Sit bones

Not sure if you want to try a new saddle, but I recently discovered what I think is the most comfortable saddle I have ever ridden.... the Selle SMP. I got an "Evolution" model tester from my LBS. It's in Selle SMP's "minimal" padding line. I was told long ago that less padding ...
by MINITEE
Thu May 07, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Boston Dad may have some explaining to do to his son
Replies: 81
Views: 10159

Re: Boston Dad may have some explaining to do to his son

There's one person who has posted in the very long Runner's World online thread that went to the "real" media with this story. I'm not sure what to make of it. Yes, it seems as if there are no other times in his portfolio that indicate a 3:11 marathon, and his blog (which had a lot of boa...
by MINITEE
Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Ultras and Trail Running
Topic: Ontario Ultra Series season begins
Replies: 9
Views: 8021

Re: Ontario Ultra Series season begins

I heard PYP turned out to be a great day... no snow, lots of sunshine, but cool temperatures. Looking forward to running Seaton 50k. My first race in a very long time. Running to finish... hopefully under 8hrs. :| I'll be there, keep your eye out for me and say hello :) Not sure I'd recognize you f...
by MINITEE
Sun Mar 15, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Athletes Hit By Bullets in Puerto Rico
Replies: 2
Views: 1683

Re: Athletes Hit By Bullets in Puerto Rico

I have a friend who raced today, and have been in touch with him. It was apparently a gang/drug related thing that just happened to spill onto the course. There were rumors about it being locals trying to sabotage the race, but that's all cleared up now. The actual incident took place a couple of KM...
by MINITEE
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: Garmin 610 - feedback?
Replies: 7
Views: 2672

Re: Garmin 610 - feedback?

I ended up getting a great deal ($139) for a refurb from GPS City. I did read about the straps, and there is a solution (they're selling a velcro replacement strap now). I'll deal with that if I have to. I wanted something I could also wear as a "watch". Thanks for the feedback, much appre...
by MINITEE
Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: Garmin 610 - feedback?
Replies: 7
Views: 2672

Garmin 610 - feedback?

My well used and beloved 305 is on it's last legs. The GPS started to count backwards about an hour into my run on Sunday :-S! I've been looking at re-furbished items on GPS City and have seen a couple of 610's. Wondering if anyone has one and how they like it. I've checked DC Rainmaker and it seems...
by MINITEE
Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Bike Pedal/cleat question (Look Keo)
Replies: 21
Views: 3469

Re: Bike Pedal/cleat question (Look Keo)

I'm not interested in trying anything new at this point because clipping in/out is so automatic for me now. The guy at the store suggested Speedplay (the lollipop style), but he said it takes getting used to because you don't clip in the same way (step down as opposed to stepping forward/in). I kno...
by MINITEE
Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: New ATB route
Replies: 25
Views: 3565

Re: New ATB route

You're still getting that nice gentle downhill at the end, and they haven't removed the nasty 8K or so of rolling up and down from 18K ... ;)!
by MINITEE
Sat Jan 10, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: footwear for snowshoes
Replies: 4
Views: 2138

Re: footwear for snowshoes

I wear trail runners as well. I grabbed a pair of Saucony Razors a couple of years ago on clearance. They're a "higher top" trail shoe. http://www.runningfree.com/images/products/31/Saucony-Progrid-Razor-N29472_XL.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (mine are HOT pink though...
by MINITEE
Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Sucre a la creme (sugar cream fudge)
Replies: 83
Views: 36119

Re: Sucre a la creme (sugar cream fudge)

Another addict joins the club ;-) I may have had some part in this! :wink: :lol: sooo, um... I've just experienced my first ever Sucre a la creme. ahhh... um, :help: (sooooo good!) How long did that last??? Not long enough. :((! Trying to avoid this thread as it has the recipe in it! ;)
by MINITEE
Fri Dec 19, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Sucre a la creme (sugar cream fudge)
Replies: 83
Views: 36119

Re: Sucre a la creme (sugar cream fudge)

sooo, um... I've just experienced my first ever Sucre a la creme.

ahhh... um, :help:

(sooooo good!)
by MINITEE
Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: To flip or not to flip...
Replies: 14
Views: 2844

Re: To flip or not to flip...

Another vote for touch/push off camp. I "tried" to learn how to do flip turns a few summers ago, but after the multiple sinus cavities full of chlorinated water and my lack of ability to time it just right so I actually flip so I can push off of the wall, I gave up. It's just as easy and m...
by MINITEE
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Winter bike storage
Replies: 3
Views: 1103

Re: Winter bike storage

Mine is either hanging or on the trainer, so tires are always inflated. I would only deflate them (a little) if it was hanging. If it's standing and the tires are deflated I think you're running the risk of developing a flat spot on the tires where they are contacting the floor. Not exactly sure how...
by MINITEE
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Easy Beef Recipe Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 8560

Re: Easy Beef Recipe Wanted

Balsamic Roast Beef (crock pot) 1 3/4-2 lb boneless roast beef (chuck or round roast work well) 1 cup beef broth 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp honey 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 4 cloves minced garlic Brown roast beef in a hot pan first for best flavour. Place beef into c...
by MINITEE
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: Changing battery on Garmin 405
Replies: 3
Views: 1500

Re: Changing battery on Garmin 405

I dealt with Raytech when I broke my Garmin (dropped it and cracked the screen). They are the warranty depot in Canada and if I remember correctly, they sell accessories/some parts. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Agreed. We used Raythech for any store returns/repairs. Quite often they simply re...
by MINITEE
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:48 am
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Challenge Penticton
Replies: 49
Views: 6287

Re: Challenge Penticton

People who want the IM brand will always say IM is better. I hope Challenge can continue to show what makes them "special." Exactly.... I specifically chose a "NON" IM event for my first half and honestly with what an awesomely run event it was, I would find it hard (personally)...
by MINITEE
Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Ironman messes with everything
Replies: 17
Views: 3281

Re: Ironman messes with everything

This part is weird... they list muskoka with the full ironman list and again with the 70.3s. Mistake or preview of things to come? Those Ironman races with no pro prize money are Boulder, Louisville, Wisconsin, Maryland, Lake Tahoe, Florida, Muskoka, Los Cabos and Lake Placid. In addition, 11 70.3 ...
by MINITEE
Tue Jun 24, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: I need one of these for my bike !
Replies: 1
Views: 1051

Re: I need one of these for my bike !

WAY better than the sound of a disc wheel! :)

(I secretly want one)
by MINITEE
Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Hot breakfast cereals
Replies: 33
Views: 15027

Re: Hot breakfast cereals

I've done the cold refrigerator oats (with Greek Yogurt/berries/honey) in the past and liked it a lot. I like quinoa for breakfast on my carb days. I cook a batch in water so I can do savory or breakfast style with the left overs. I warm it up with some almond or coconut milk, some nuts/seed/berries...

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