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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    I gotta get one of these!!

    Tells motorists and other cyclists how fast you're riding.

    www.speedvest.com
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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    Darn! Doesn't read higher than 70. What good is it?

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    surly old man jgedwa's Avatar
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    If I had one I would program the computer to think I had larger wheels/tires than I actually do so that it would report higher speeds. Then the paceline would respect me!
    Cross Check Nexus7, IRO Mark V, Trek 620 Nexus7, Karate Monkey half fat, IRO Model 19 fixed, Amp Research B3, Surly 1x1 half fat fixed, and more...
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    Uber Goober StephenH's Avatar
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    If I'm riding 15 mph and stuck behind some guy showing "25 mph" on the back of his vest, that's not going to whomp up a lot of respect in my mind.
    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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    Quote Originally Posted by StephenH View Post
    If I'm riding 15 mph and stuck behind some guy showing "25 mph" on the back of his vest, that's not going to whomp up a lot of respect in my mind.
    The guy could use the excuse that it's in KPH.....would be pretty close.

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    Does it come with an 'exaggerate' button in case you're having a bad day and are embarrassed about your speed?

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    phony collective progress x136's Avatar
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    Pfft, I'd set it low. Find some guy giving it his all, and pass him at about twelve miles an hour...

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    Senior Member Nermal's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Pfft, I'd set it low. Find some guy giving it his all, and pass him at about twelve miles an hour...

    You know, that's cruel. Can I really set it up that way?
    Some people are like a Slinky ... not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you shove them down the stairs.

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