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    Horses for courses. I have a frame pump that...

    Horses for courses. I have a frame pump that fits each of my bikes, CO2's, and mini pumps. Short local ride: CO2's only - home isn't far away if I run out of CO2. Fast group ride? CO2's and a...
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    This may not be your particular issue, but try...

    This may not be your particular issue, but try lemon juice. Sweat turns some suncreens yellow. I have white jerseys, and lemon juice gets it out. Everything else sets. it.
  3. I think the HED's were the easiest build I've...

    I think the HED's were the easiest build I've ever done.
  4. If you live anywhere wet don't use alloy nipples....

    If you live anywhere wet don't use alloy nipples. Just stick with brass, build the wheels well, and don't worry about them until the rims wear out.
  5. Thread: Nose blowing

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    It's a good idea to learn to launch the rocket...

    It's a good idea to learn to launch the rocket straight down or into your gloved hand. Holding it until after you pull can be a bad idea depending on the pace. The last thing I want is to be...
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    I have a syntace post that I like. They aren't...

    I have a syntace post that I like. They aren't mentioned much, but they're good posts. Mico-adjust like the thomson.
  7. I've had luck with the 143. I rode it as my...

    I've had luck with the 143. I rode it as my primary saddle for a few years. It was great for me, even on high mileage weeks or rides. I rode a few double centuries without any undue discomfort. ...
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    +1 Build up your own bike for fun. For max bang...

    +1 Build up your own bike for fun. For max bang for the buck, get a used bike on C-list.
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    ...so much for a neutral feed. Or getting a...

    ...so much for a neutral feed. Or getting a bottle from a buddy.
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    Don't do it!

    Don't do it!
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    There is an adjustment screw on the side of most...

    There is an adjustment screw on the side of most dual pivot calipers. However, you can usually just grab the whole caliper and rotate it back into position. This book is really helpful if you're...
  12. Nice bike!

    Nice bike!
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    Hida - what widths are you running? I'm thinking...

    Hida - what widths are you running? I'm thinking of picking up a set of the 3T Rotundo Pros for a build I'm doing. Not sure whether I'm gonna rock a 40 or a 42 though.
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    For mechs and brakes w/ cables.

    For mechs and brakes w/ cables.
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    I just weighed a reaction cable set at around...

    I just weighed a reaction cable set at around 280g (trimmed for a small frame).
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    If its ISIS check the inside of the splines -...

    If its ISIS check the inside of the splines - mine wore out before the BB splines.
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    I use the Road Machine and like it. I had an...

    I use the Road Machine and like it. I had an issue with the first one I purchased and the company shipped me a replacement part asap.
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    I happened to get a sweet chainring tattoo on the...

    I happened to get a sweet chainring tattoo on the white panel of my shorts. Fredtastic. I used everything in the house to try and get it out. No-go. So I headed to the garage. Simple Green did...
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    If you get an aluminum one, think about getting...

    If you get an aluminum one, think about getting the BB chased and faced and the headset faced. I went though a headset and two BB's before I figured that one out. Here I though my bad self was just...
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    736 miles

    736 miles
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    @ hida - of course! I completely missed the...

    @ hida - of course! I completely missed the connection. You were chatting with Dave and I.
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    Just got my approval email. If anything, the 4s...

    Just got my approval email. If anything, the 4s usually have more reasonable start times than the 5s.
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    Thanks Hida - will do.

    Thanks Hida - will do.
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    Tour of Walla Walla for me. Might be the last...

    Tour of Walla Walla for me. Might be the last race as a 5. 5th in the TT, 22nd in the crit, and 3rd in the RR = 4th in GC. I had a great time. I took a look at my TT numbers as compared to the...
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    Your muscles can become strong faster than your...

    Your muscles can become strong faster than your tendons can handle. Just up the mileage slowly and be careful.
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