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Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Julie

    I have become the tire changing queen. In an attempt to win a contest my Coach does (he donates $$ to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in our name) I have my tire change down to 2 minutes 48 seconds….although I don’t know how fast I would actually be in an adrenaline shaky setting like a race.

    I ALWAYS wear a helmet…except in Sunriver…

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Good! I don’t understand people that don’t wear a helmet. Yikes!

      That’s awesome that you can change a flat that quickly. It would take me an hour, at least…

  2. Amber from Girl with the Red Hair

    I TOTALLY wear a helmet everytime I ride. One of my friends doesn’t and I get really mad at her about it!

    I do not know how to change a flat tire :S I am such a biking newbie that when my chain came off last week during bike to work week I didn’t know what was wrong with my bike right away! Haha

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I have a few friends that won’t wear helmets! When I was a kid a girl I went to school with fell off her bike and hit her head on the curb. She will always be a 12 year old girl mentally now. That’s too scary!

      Don’t feel bad, I don’t think I could really change my own tire either.

  3. Lori

    My motto is ‘safety first’! I always wear a helmet.

    And boy, yes – can I change a tire. Too much experience with that LOL!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      You definitely have some practice changing tires!!

  4. jane Cartelli

    My oldest was riding a bike and her front wheel caught in a sewer grate, and she slipped over at a high speed. Thank God for the helmet. The protective INSIDE shell cracked in three places from the impact but her skull and brain remained safe.

    When I see kids without helmets and I comment to their parents I am often told to MMOB. I have gotten the same comments from people who insist on holding their infants in the car instead of using an infant seat.

    If people want to be stupid about their own health, so be it, but with kids. . . .


    1. Lisa Eirene

      That’s scary!!! I’m glad your daughter was okay and wearing a helmet.

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