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    As a Clysdale, I ride a triple chain ring and...

    As a Clysdale, I ride a triple chain ring and need 'most every one to make the commute. Could I go faster with a 50 or 52 tooth chainring? probaley, but there is no need to. Even the moderate...
  2. You can get tandem hubs drilled for 48, standard....

    You can get tandem hubs drilled for 48, standard. Ben's Cyclrey (sp)/ Milwaukee bikes, has a number of hubs & rims, 40 & 48 hole, as they gained popularity with the Bike Polo crowd. I found a pair...
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    70's Motobecane Nomad, now a single speed. Later...

    70's Motobecane Nomad, now a single speed. Later this year moving to fixed/freewheel and drop bars.360247
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    Nice looker, unique!

    Nice looker, unique!
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    Just found a vintage 70's Magna women's bike and...

    Just found a vintage 70's Magna women's bike and am thinking of converting it to a single speed for my daughter. I have stripped off all the junk, cottered cranks et al, and while the frame is still...
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    This from my college bike-destined to become a...

    This from my college bike-destined to become a single speed.263005
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    I want to date an older Motobecane again!

    It's been a bit since questions were asked, but I have my old Motobecane from college, (83) that before I convert it into a single speed, I am trying to date. It has a enameled head badge, rivited to...
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    Harry Nielson

    The Point album
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    I can sympathize trying to teach gears to people...

    I can sympathize trying to teach gears to people who haven't ridden in a while. My ride buddy did a 30 miler, never shifting off the small chainring. He couldn't figure out why I was going faster...
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    Poll: Neat idea! First, if I ever got a speeding...

    Neat idea! First, if I ever got a speeding ticket on my bike, I'd frame it and hang it in place of honor! If they ticketed rolling stops, I'd be there, and a few of the lights that won't change for...
  11. looking for a beginner out and about bike

    Look out for overpriced box store bikes. An older, gently treated mountain bike makes for a good 'allrounder' ride, strong 26" wheels, 18-27 speed, the ability to put racks on for your commuting,...
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    I bought an iPad 16gb, no 3g for my wife and they...

    I bought an iPad 16gb, no 3g for my wife and they are perfect together. lets her do computer things from the lazy boy instead of of downstairs on my '04 DPG5dual 1.8 For her surfing and...
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    Song for Dot- Spaced Raiders

    Song for Dot- Spaced Raiders
  14. my first commuter was a re-purposed mountain bike...

    my first commuter was a re-purposed mountain bike that took close to a year before I ran out of top end. Like you, I occasionally pulled the kids in a trailer and the lower gears helped immensely!...
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    Uberclyde bike

    I had a Trek 830 Antelope 26" for years with no problems, weight going from 230 to 345, now on 3rd year with a Jamis Auroa (touring bike), 700c wheels. I'm down to 331 and the only problems I have...
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    I have the Yak rack with an Atoc Tandem Topper +...

    I have the Yak rack with an Atoc Tandem Topper + 2 singles, or the Yakima box on my wife's minivan. Love the convenience and she likes how the dirty bikes never get inside her newish ride. It has...
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    I'm new to the forum and new to *serious* biking....

    I'm new to the forum and new to *serious* biking.

    But you are out there- block by block, mile by mile. Great Job and Welcome

    Pace: 12-16, slower with beloved.
    Distance: 15-30, aiming for...
  18. Thread: First Ride

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    Just did the same, caught MN looking away and had...

    Just did the same, caught MN looking away and had first ride of the season here in Omaha. Stoker Jessie and I did 20 in "not quite cold" weather and had a great time. Like many other posters say,...
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    I run a mix of Presta and Scrader with the Zefal...

    I run a mix of Presta and Scrader with the Zefal HPx. It does a great job covering both valve types and quickly gets tire back up to riding pressure. Last time I looked, came in diffrent sizes,...
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    glen Beck

    America's March to Socialism..
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    Sticky: Have Nitto Olympeade 114 handlebars in used...

    Have
    Nitto Olympeade 114 handlebars in used condition,
    Ritchey biomax 420mm (off 2008 Aurora)

    Want: Nitto Randonneurs 44/45 cm
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    Are you riders monitoring the Omaha-Lincoln Bike...

    Are you riders monitoring the Omaha-Lincoln Bike path? Is the trail done to Schramm ? thru Springfield all the way to the Lied Bridge? Anyone ever ridden that trail?
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    I found this place called...

    I found this place called <http://www.bikejournal.com> & put some of our rides into it. They are mostly on the west side of town but its linked to mapquest so you can put in your favorite rides and...
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    Due to job schedule, and my daughters school...

    Due to job schedule, and my daughters school schedule, I don't know till after I and they get home if we will taking out the tandem or I am riding by myself. I do maybe 1 ride a week "with the guys"...
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    Greensticked my arm while riding a bike while...

    Greensticked my arm while riding a bike while eating tapioca from a bowl. (very young!)
    Shoulder separation, back injury-Rugby
    Numerous scars from pointy sharp instruments and 1 chainsaw...
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