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    [QUOTE=TugaDude;12006252]Just did my first...

    [QUOTE=TugaDude;12006252]Just did my first "fixed" ride the other day. I've been riding singlespeed for awhile, and of course when I was young that was all I had. My first ride on my 2008 Madison...
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    46T Surly CR, Soma 16T cog, Surly lockring....

    46T Surly CR, Soma 16T cog, Surly lockring. Replacing old crap.
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    My first high quality bike was a '74 Raleigh...

    My first high quality bike was a '74 Raleigh International that my dad bought for me in '77 for $400 complete. It was full Campy NR with Weinmann clincher rims. I put thousands of miles on that...
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    x1 on prolink won't use anything else

    x1 on prolink

    won't use anything else
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    I have a Ciclosport HAC4 which has all those...

    I have a Ciclosport HAC4 which has all those functions, but it is really not easy to use. The data is great though and I like the computer interface. Yeah, I know...super geeky.
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    Not that you asked, but I tried the Forte Campus...

    Not that you asked, but I tried the Forte Campus pedal with Shimano SPD cleats. I have two other bikes with Shimano SPD's. The Forte work, but bind a little. Made me uncomfortable thinking they...
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    Hang ours upright from the ceiling in the garage...

    Hang ours upright from the ceiling in the garage using a pully system bike rack. Our garage ceiling is 12 feet high so there's lots of room up there and the pully system is so easy to use my wife...
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    I used to do the Accelerade/Endurox thing. I now...

    I used to do the Accelerade/Endurox thing. I now use Hammer Nutrition products. For me, the Hammer stuff is better. I would burp constantly from Accelerade and Endurox tastes nasty!

    Regardless...
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    I have Yakima towers and crossbars on my sedan...

    I have Yakima towers and crossbars on my sedan and a Thule reciever hitch rack for my '74 landcruiser. They both have pros and cons.

    If you drive at highway speeds with just the roof rack it's...
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    First commute of the year and still February. ...

    First commute of the year and still February. Slightly chilly 19 degrees when I left home. Took my dirt road/trail route expecting the mud would be frozen solid. It was except for a short section...
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    I'm constantly amazed at the percentage of...

    I'm constantly amazed at the percentage of clueless cyclists on the road. Blowing thru stoplights and stopsigns, riding straight thru a right turn only lane, no signals, etc. It is no wonder some...
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    The fitting rule of thumb I've heard the most for...

    The fitting rule of thumb I've heard the most for front to back saddle position is back of the knee cap directly above center of pedal axel with level cranks. Certainly everyone is different and...
  13. I use a custom footbed in my road shoes that made...

    I use a custom footbed in my road shoes that made a huge difference in comfort on 4+ hour rides. When I got my shimano lace-ups I took the inner footbed out and I put my custom footbed in it's...
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    Hope it goes well... I find riding to work a...

    Hope it goes well... I find riding to work a great start to the day.

    I'm near Boulder and bike to work in Westminster a couple days a week. Even though I ride the same route as I drive, the...
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    I'm on the front range, a bit east of Boulder. ...

    I'm on the front range, a bit east of Boulder.

    How do you like the recumbent? I've never tried one. Lots different recumbents on the tour I just completed. They look comfortable.
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    I put lots of stuff on my Blackburn rack (bolt-on...

    I put lots of stuff on my Blackburn rack (bolt-on variety) and I usually don't have a box or crate or bag. Bungie cords, not skinny cheezy ones, work great, but you have to get creative with the...
  17. Cell phone, id, credit card, a few dollars all in...

    Cell phone, id, credit card, a few dollars all in a ziplock bag and into my middle jersey pocket; every ride. Guess I'm a creature of habit, but this is my routine.

    Someone else made the soggy...
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    Another Newbie in Colorado

    I just found this forum while researching "commuter bikes". Looked like an interesting collection so here I am.

    Anyway, I've been riding since the early 1970's when my father gave me a Motobecane...
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