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    Squeaking brakes = the ultimate Freddiness?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scrapmetal
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    A hell of a lot of stuff whenever I wear this:


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    Like pyjamas too?

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    The squeaking brakes could be the result of a specific rubber brakepad compound setting a certain vibrational frequency.

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    The chromed steel rims on my Peugeot + Kool Stop pads = the most obnoxious squealing brakes ever.

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    "Loud obnoxious brakes saves lives"

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    People who have squeaky chains through lack of lubrication annoy me greatly.

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    I hear Jsharr squeak when Splody squeezes him with Kool Stops.
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    I thing lots of stuff... probably more things than I need.

    I think, however, that in asking the question (and making that typo) you are the ultimate Fred.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh
    I thing lots of stuff... probably more things than I need.

    I think, however, that in asking the question (and making that typo) you are the ultimate Fred.

    Language lesson please - what typo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scrapmetal
    What do you thing?
    This one.

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    OK, enought with Fred.

    What about his buddy Barney? :rolleyes?
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Betty was always cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by polara426sh
    This one.
    I dont know english - i just use it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Betty was always cool.
    hehehe
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    squealing disc brakes....an evil I live with.

    On the other hand the "clikc lcikc clikc click click" of a poorly tuned drivetrain trying to shift really gets to me....please, for the love of the cycling gods, take care of your freaking cables.
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    the bike i bult up before the summer had a wicked squeaky front brake. at first I used as a warning sign for people walking in front of me. then it got really annoying and i felt like a tool so i made the squeak go away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catatonic
    squealing disc brakes....an evil I live with.

    On the other hand the "clikc lcikc clikc click click" of a poorly tuned drivetrain trying to shift really gets to me....please, for the love of the cycling gods, take care of your freaking cables.
    eh...everyone has their beefs. I guess so many people destroy drive trains here most of us have settled with "clikclcikclikc"...that means it is only 20% dead and still has a few more crashes to go.

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    i thing you got some splaining to do Lucy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    I hear Jsharr squeak when Splody squeezes him with Kool Stops.
    I am so cool that even Kool Stop pads cannot stop me. I never squeak. I face fear with dignity.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    My brakes got wet right after they were tightened... screech city! I was very embarassed. But everyone got out of my way!

    The squeak is gone now But I have a clickety chain that I have to fix tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfbrother
    the bike i bult up before the summer had a wicked squeaky front brake. at first I used as a warning sign for people walking in front of me. then it got really annoying and i felt like a tool so i made the squeak go away.

    I usually yell: "AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! NO BRAKES!!! RUNNNN!!!!!!!!!! RUNNN!!! AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

    I think Jon was with me when I did that to a bunch of high schoolers in my way. *shrugs*
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    Quote Originally Posted by scrapmetal
    I dont know english - i just use it.
    Abuse it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maelstrom
    eh...everyone has their beefs. I guess so many people destroy drive trains here most of us have settled with "clikclcikclikc"...that means it is only 20% dead and still has a few more crashes to go.

    True, but this is XC land (AKA a BCer's equal to watching corn grow), where it's really hard to damage a drivetrain THAT bad
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    I usually yell: "AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! NO BRAKES!!! RUNNNN!!!!!!!!!! RUNNN!!! AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

    I think Jon was with me when I did that to a bunch of high schoolers in my way. *shrugs*
    I love hollering "FAT FRED ON YOUR WHEEL, NO BRAKES!!" when overtaking roadies on downhills.
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