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Brock Samson

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  1. thanks for the tips! I think I'll give them a try.
  2. I'm thinking about getting one of the crazy looking roller trainers this fall. Does anyone have any experience with these?
  3. I'm not a big fan of double-unders and didn't think there was anything worse that you could do with a jump rope... until yesterday... During our warm up we jumped rope while running back and forth across the gym. most awkward movement yet!
  4. I have to change my recommendation to Continental Gatorskins. I was cleaning my bike before a two day 204 mile bike ride and noticed that my armadillo tires were pretty worn out. I couldn't find a Specialized dealer nearby so I decided to give the Gatorskins a try. The Gatorskins were a lot less bulky and rolled easier than the armadillos. 204+ miles later and I haven't had a flat. after seeing all of the people on the side of the road changing flats during the Seattle to Portland bike ride I feel pretty confident in flat resistance the Gatorskins offer.
  5. It was a tough ride but I finished! http://www.endomondo.com/workouts/204205813/848535
  6. I found an awesome website for bike routes around Portland. It even has turn by turn cue sheets. I'm planing on doing this ride on Saturday! Length: 65 MilesElevation Gain: 3105 ftHighest Point: 881 ft http://www.rubbertotheroad.com/?p=558
  7. Spin classes have been my go to. I started crossfit in March and all of the squats and lower body lifts seem to have made a big difference for hill climbing.
  8. That's awesome that they would own up to their mistake and make it right!
  9. It is a fun ride! the hardest part is getting back on the bike for day 2.
  10. MY PLATE by Livestrong works for me.
  11. bike fit at your local bike shop should fix what ails you.
  12. 100% road biking I commute to work 2 times a week = 10 miles round trip Saturday or Sunday weekend rides 40+ weekly average around 60 miles a week Crossfit 2-3 day a week I'm doing a 202 mile 2 day ride on July 13th and 14th from Seattle to Portland.
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