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Glad I got the MRI

I’m going to say it started seven or eight years ago, but the more I think about it the more I suspect that the issues with my lower back began quite a bit longer ago than that. But that’s when it hit the place where I couldn’t ignore it anymore, so let’s roll with it. And by “couldn’t ignore” I mean crippling pain. It hurt to walk on uneven surfaces, I couldn’t…

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Meating in the Middle

A few years ago, my rapidly upward trending cholesterol and high blood pressure scared me into pursuing a Plant Biased (or based, or… something very close to Vegan) diet. Which had an immediate, and positive impact. Can’t say that I was surprised by that, turning off the red meat and cheese tap has a well documented impact on those naughty numbers. When I started it, the intent was to try it for…

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Install Shimano SW-R9150 Satellite Shifter on a Time Trial (TT) or Tri Bike

I was disappointed to discover that the Shimano Di2 system on my Trek Speed Concept didn’t have enough buttons to support manual shifting or D-Fly (i.e. changing pages on your Garmin). I can live without the manual shifting, but not D-Fly, so I set to figuring out how to add extra shifters to the aerobars on the bike. 12-Speed Considerations: 00:23 The Problem: 1:12 The Parts: 02:21 Cockpit Matters: 04:28 Installation Tidbits:…

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