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    getting out to bass pro tomorrow. Prob wont get...

    getting out to bass pro tomorrow. Prob wont get there till about 8am, so the crazyness should have settled by then! They have $10 fleece sweatshirts and flannel shirts and a few other real good deals...
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    Heck, I weighed in at 184 this morning and I'm...

    Heck, I weighed in at 184 this morning and I'm still here! I probably weight a bit more now...oh well. I didn't eat that much, though. Mostly turkey :)
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    Sounds like the Rubino Pro Slicks in 23 might be...

    Sounds like the Rubino Pro Slicks in 23 might be just what I need then, thanks! :) I plan on new tires for spring, and I need some Panaracer FireXC for the MTB as well...I guess 12 years on tires and...
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    I have Mavic Aksion tires (25c)currently,...

    I have Mavic Aksion tires (25c)currently, supposidly the same as Vittoria Zaffiro Slicks. For inexpensive tires, I like them, but they are a tad harsh compared to (23c) Michelin Krylion Carbon tires....
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    Rollers are for smoothing out your pedal stroke...

    Rollers are for smoothing out your pedal stroke (spinning), improving on-bike balance and ability to hold a line on the road. If you want resistance, get a trainer.

    I'll never own a trainer...
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    Aero Tech Designs "pro bike short" and wear baggy...

    Aero Tech Designs "pro bike short" and wear baggy shorts over them. Thats what I do, on a road bike.

    You could also get padded baggy mountain bike shorts. Then you look like your in casual...
  7. hahaha :) 2 addresses. One house. College...

    hahaha :)

    2 addresses. One house. College counts as one address.

    Hoping to make second house this spring/summer. I almost bought a house, till I found attic likely had Asbestos, seller did...
  8. I have Deep-V's on Tiagra hubs. So far, so good....

    I have Deep-V's on Tiagra hubs. So far, so good. If I was to do it again, I would have gotten Velocity Fusion rims to save weight, I dropped 40+lbs since building the wheels! But, the rims should...
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    I'm thinking of buying all 300 episodes on DVD....

    I'm thinking of buying all 300 episodes on DVD. Its only $144 on amazon/ebay (forget which)... 1991-2006! Youtube is always compressed, and if I watch in HD, is slow (DSL). Besides, every true fan...
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    All you need is "The Handyman's Secret Weapon" ...

    All you need is "The Handyman's Secret Weapon"


    (Duct Tape) :)

    Really, just replace it. Toilets gotta work 100% of the time, or you fix them right. No hacking allowed!
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    The Red Green show :D

    The Red Green show :D
  12. Yep. I used to say Id never wear bike shorts....

    Yep. I used to say Id never wear bike shorts. then bought some back in 06. I wear baggys over them (dunno why but I do) and I can't imagine NOT wearing them.

    Then said, oh the wicking t-shirts...
  13. Jamis Coda Elite:

    Jamis Coda Elite: <$1000.

    Used cart on Craigslist: ~$100.

    There you go :)

    Coda Comp would save you $200+ if you don't care for disc brakes and higher end components.

    Sirrus are nice,...
  14. Thread: Rollers!

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    Well, I'm slowly getting there. I was away all...

    Well, I'm slowly getting there. I was away all weekend helping my brother, sis in law (my best friend of 15 years, oddly enough) and nieces move into their new (first) home! And, come back to being...
  15. Thread: New bike help

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    I was actually going to link you the CaadX bikes...

    I was actually going to link you the CaadX bikes earlier! If you like it, buy it. Your health and well being are worth it :) Although, it won't hurt to try out other bikes, either.

    Sounds like the...
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    Honestly, get whatever bike you want, so long as...

    Honestly, get whatever bike you want, so long as its NOT an ultra-light model. Consider it motivation :) I would not discount a CX bike, either, as they are just a beefy road bike! Change out tires,...
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    A year ago I was wearing 40" jeans, they were a...

    A year ago I was wearing 40" jeans, they were a little loose around the waist, and loose in the legs but through the hips and crotch were needed (not tight, not loose). By last spring, 40" jeans were...
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    Where are the flats coming from? Did you inspect...

    Where are the flats coming from? Did you inspect the tube to see if it was from something going through the tire or if it was from something on the rim? I recommend Velox Rim tape, though any good...
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    First change pads. Kool-Stop Salmon compound are...

    First change pads. Kool-Stop Salmon compound are all I use anymore, in fact my SS Rockhopper canti's need them... They help every bike I've put them on stop a lot faster, without changing much else....
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    Commuter bike? if you run into potholes and...

    Commuter bike? if you run into potholes and curbs, I would recommend 28h with 2x lacing, possibly 3x on rear.

    Can you get away with less spokes and radial lacing? oh absolutely! Do you really...
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    I have the cheap michelin Dynamic sport tires...

    I have the cheap michelin Dynamic sport tires that came with the bike, and sometime this week or next I will switch out to them. I would switch wheels, but then I'd have to adjust derailleur and all...
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    So you rolled through a stop sign with a police...

    So you rolled through a stop sign with a police there?

    The police was doing his job. Just pay the fine and move on.
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    I'm not vegetarian at all, but there are plenty...

    I'm not vegetarian at all, but there are plenty of days I'll go without meat. I still eat dairy and eggs, though.

    I like lean meats, chicken and fish mostly. I actually do my best to avoid beef...
  24. Nothing here, hasn't been in years. There are...

    Nothing here, hasn't been in years. There are only a few families, and I don't think they go up and down our road (its a main road). As kids, we ALWAYS did! started at dusk and went around our area,...
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    I personally wear Pearl Izumi MTB shoes with...

    I personally wear Pearl Izumi MTB shoes with Shimano M520 pedals on my road bike.

    I don't race, and I prefer to be able to walk normally. They do all that I need.

    I actually thought of...
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