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Old 04-24-11, 09:24 PM   #1
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Will you please read the top 25 threads in this forum and tell me that people are not losing their minds? Bacon grease in a BB? Are my employers lying about hiring me? I wrecked again because my brake cable popped out of the lever FOR THE THIRD TIME? We rode through deep water - should we expect BB trouble? I mean it goes on and on. Maybe the world IS going to end next year - people apparently have lost the ability to reason for themselves and handle the mundane tasks involved in making it from day to day. It is some pretty funny stuff though.
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Old 04-24-11, 10:29 PM   #2
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Old 04-24-11, 10:35 PM   #3
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I think we should debate the advantages of ergonomic saddles..
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Time for another marathon chain cleaning and lubing thread? I'll bet that if we really try to get all aggresively pedantic about it we could bust the record for the most pages and STILL get out and ride today!
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Obviously... you have never worked in a bicycle shop.
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Time for another marathon chain cleaning and lubing thread?
You should NEVER EVER clean your chain.

How's that for a start?
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The fact that houses periodically get blown up into tiny little pieces taking chunks of the neighbourhood with them due to carelessness (or plain dam-foolishness) with natural gas shows that the OP's concerns are, if anything, understated.
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Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."
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And here I am thinking someone was having a problem figuring out what wire gage/thread pitch for a bolt he needed to replace.

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