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    Y no grease?ლ(ಠ益ಠლ
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    hexavalent chromium in the camelbak

    Hey San Jose homies, you see this?

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...T2010122205330

    There's mountains of bottled water at the grocery stores now.. already have a new home filter on the way, what a PIA.
    Climbing ain't easy
    when you're fat and greasy
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    Y no grease?ლ(ಠ益ಠლ
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    PS LOL@ my brothers email

    "Class action is prolly under way. I'd get in on that sheyut. They're broke tho so you'll prolly get paid in park benches or library books"
    Climbing ain't easy
    when you're fat and greasy
    - 2 Bigsteve

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    I just wanna go fast...
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    sucks. Reverse osmosis filter ftw.

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    So is hexavalent chromium a heavy metal? Well that would explain the slowness factor. I can lighten my bike but gain it back in my camelback. I am so relieved now. I thought it was getting fat and lazy which made me slower but now I have the answer. Is this a banned substance for the Tour de France?
    They never made the "Slowster"

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    Saw this and looked into it a little. Learned that this doesn't apply to Los Gatos so I am still on track to live forever. We get our water straight from the mountains.

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    IMO, the risk is probably overstated:

    http://articles.latimes.com/2010/dec...ancer-20101213

    Keep in mind that what it's saying in the first 2 paragraphs is not that the rate was lower than predicted for exposure, but lower than predicted for that population demographic (i.e. 'unexposed' individuals). It could be that they all moved away or died from other causes before the cancer manifested itself or decided not to seek medical treatment, who knows.

    It's probably not good for you none the less, but just saying. There's a lot of junk science out there, especially if it's peddled by hollywood or politicians.

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    thats it, no more drinking water for me.

    (beer only)

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