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    Bicycling 101

    This is probably more for novices & newbies to the sport but experienced cyclists need a little refresher from time to time too.

    Pretty cool I think.

    Check it out: http://www.bikeiowa.com/asp/features...?ArticleID=722

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    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    DD, your point???

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    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    DD,are these pics you took while on vacation, in your community, while you were out riding? What ever or where ever they probably do not belong in this forum room. Perhaps General Cycling or maybe even Foo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by N_C
    DD,are these pics you took while on vacation, in your community, while you were out riding? What ever or where ever they probably do not belong in this forum room. Perhaps General Cycling or maybe even Foo.
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    I kinda miss Beaufort.
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    What does everyone, especially the bike mechanics think of the information in the link? Is it spot on, should there be anything added or corrected?

    Keep in mind I am not the author of it. But I'm sure there is a way to get feedback to who ever did write it.

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    It looks like an OK write up for as far as it goes I guess.
    Maybe call it tube selection for dummy's

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    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DieselDan
    Ugh. I forgot how gray & gloomy the Atlantic Ocean looked. Thanks for reminding me. Give me the Pacific any day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by N_C
    What does everyone, especially the bike mechanics think of the information in the link? Is it spot on, should there be anything added or corrected?

    Keep in mind I am not the author of it. But I'm sure there is a way to get feedback to who ever did write it.
    I think it's actually quite an interesting article. While I can't say I read anything very original, the whole "package" does strike me as quite well written and intriguing, striving at being original.

    My opinion only.

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    Bikes use brakes to stop.

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