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Old 05-11-07, 08:29 AM   #1
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Squeaking brakes = the ultimate Freddiness?

What do you thing?
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Old 05-11-07, 08:36 AM   #2
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A hell of a lot of stuff whenever I wear this:

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Old 05-11-07, 08:37 AM   #3
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Like pyjamas too?
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Old 05-11-07, 08:39 AM   #4
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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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Old 05-11-07, 08:40 AM   #5
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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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Old 05-11-07, 08:48 AM   #7
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People who have squeaky chains through lack of lubrication annoy me greatly.
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Old 05-11-07, 08:49 AM   #8
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I hear Jsharr squeak when Splody squeezes him with Kool Stops.
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Old 05-11-07, 09:21 AM   #9
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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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Old 05-11-07, 09:32 AM   #10
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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.

Language lesson please - what typo?
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Old 05-11-07, 09:37 AM   #12
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OK, enought with Fred.

What about his buddy Barney? :rolleyes?
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Betty was always cool.
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I dont know english - i just use it.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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