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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 Glamour.com.

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  1. Lori

    I am so psyched for these ladies and rooting them on! So much more challenging than having all those team cars and tons and tons of support like the men get. At least there shouldn’t be as many crashes 😀

    I love the tour. It’s the one time of year that I put the TV on during the day while I work.
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      Have you seen any coverage on these ladies? I want details!

      I like the Tour too. Unfortunately, I can’t sit down to watch all of it so Michael usually shows me the highlights. I saw the end of today’s where those 4 guys had a 25 second lead and then the pelaton caught up with them! 🙁

  2. Lisa

    I had no idea the girls were doing that! Shame it is not getting more TV coverage – I would love to hear more about it!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I agree, Lisa! I wish it was getting some buzz. I think it’s so cool.

  3. Deb

    Wow! How cool is that?!? I am terrified to ride a bike on the streets. I’ve known several people in our neighborhood to get hit by cars. *shakes head* If there were separated bike lanes, I might be willing to try riding outside of the gym’s stationary bikes. Unfortunately in our city, its extremely unlikely to have such a thing implemented. We barely have any bike lanes at all.
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      That’s too bad. We are lucky here to have bike lanes all over town but there are still parts that don’t. I hate riding with cars, too, if it makes you feel better. I just stay super aware.

  4. Alan (Pounds Off Playoff)

    I didn’t know the ladies rode the TdF course. That’s great. Thanks for the tip!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It’s unfortunate these girls aren’t getting more press. I think it’s so great.

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