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    Yeah, what happened with that bike is why I went...

    Yeah, what happened with that bike is why I went with a Vilano for $ 250 back in 2010. Only I ride mine still. Gotta rank as one of the best purchases I've ever made for a bike. LOL, nobody will...
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    With Ross, Marshalls, TJMaxx and other stores,...

    With Ross, Marshalls, TJMaxx and other stores, compression shirts like Nike & Under Armor are easy to be had at a fraction f the price you would pay elsewhere. And Layer8, I'll give them a thumb's up...
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    Sincere Bike Thief

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/bike-thief-leaves-handwritten-apology-note-plus-10-221835712--abc-news-topstories.html

    At least the thief gave the guy $ 10 for his troubles to report his...
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    Gear inches is a formula, has to do with front...

    Gear inches is a formula, has to do with front tooth, rear tooth count and wheel diameter. So with a 26 inch mtb, vs a 700c FG/SS, the tooth count will have to be different to get exactly the same GI...
  5. Thread: Build-a-beater

    by fuji86
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    Wal-Mart has one for under $ 100.

    Wal-Mart has one for under $ 100.
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    I go slowly down hills ever since I wiped out on...

    I go slowly down hills ever since I wiped out on a skateboard when I was in college. Controlled descents with brakes. The wind in your hair and face might be nice to get a free run at speed, but...
  7. When the light turned green you should've gone....

    When the light turned green you should've gone. The car moved up and didn't hit you, but you have to figure that even when it's red, anyone has to be anticipating the light to change to green....
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    LOL, that happens quite frequently, the...

    LOL, that happens quite frequently, the neighbor's kids on their bmx's steel the chrome caps off of cars all the time.
  9. LOL, me too. I find the gears that are right for...

    LOL, me too. I find the gears that are right for the grade and head wind. The geared bikes I have are a 12 speed touring bike and a 21 speed mountain bike. Don't use all the gears and only use some...
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    Nothing wrong with a brown bike, it just needs a...

    Nothing wrong with a brown bike, it just needs a cool name for the paint. Metallic Brown = "Root Beer", Flat Brown = "Dirt", just be creative in what you call anything and it becomes cooler. There's...
  11. Thread: WalMart FG/SS

    by fuji86
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    Something to be said about a bike that's an...

    Something to be said about a bike that's an everyday rider, that can be locked up outdoors and the owner can feel comfortable that it will still be there to ride ?
  12. Look Bike, or at least the fork is a Look. ...

    Look Bike, or at least the fork is a Look.

    http://www.lookcycle.com/en/all/piste/cadres.html

    Felt Bike

    http://www.feltbicycles.com/USA.aspx

    Might be another ebay knockoff brand or two out...
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    LOL, yeah somebody needs to practivce birth...

    LOL, yeah somebody needs to practivce birth control here:

    http://www.bakfiets-en-meer.nl/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/bakfiets-laaaaang-2.jpg
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    Multiple 2 mile trips ? Gearing would be...

    Multiple 2 mile trips ? Gearing would be dependent upon your fitness, the trailer and the load you're going to haul. There are trailers that can allow you to pull anywhere from 90-300 lbs of payload....
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    This to me is such a tough call to make. The bike...

    This to me is such a tough call to make. The bike seat for a child or the trailer, whether to ride with a child at all even. I don't like the bike seat for several reasons. First the seat is loaded...
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    I think if I'm dragging a child in tow, a...

    I think if I'm dragging a child in tow, a hybrid/cruiser/comfort or atb/mtb bike with a sturdier frame and wider tires is the bike of choice. Just me, but trailering a child on a skinny tire bike is...
  17. Thread: WalMart FG/SS

    by fuji86
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    Absolutely, at the end of the day, you're...

    Absolutely, at the end of the day, you're pedaling it just the same. If it rides for years, you're way ahead of the game. Very few keep the same bike forever and since most are thrown away as...
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    Flying down a hill is a blast, what makes it not...

    Flying down a hill is a blast, what makes it not fun is wondering if someone is going to pull out in front of you. I went down a hill once on a skateboard as a youth and the wind in your hair & face...
  19. Carry it only for emergencies. But once I get to...

    Carry it only for emergencies. But once I get to a destination, it's used for whatever normal everyday activities one would use a cell phone for. Safety while using it is paramount, make sure I'm out...
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    I used primer and then engine enamel on a bmx...

    I used primer and then engine enamel on a bmx last year. Painted it living in an apartment complex and you can paint the frame in sections until it's dry and then hit the other areas if you don't...
  21. Not sure what the difference is ? They have...

    Not sure what the difference is ? They have cameras mounted in their patrol cars. I guess the difference is that the employer is doing the video recording & that they have total control over access...
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    Might just be athritis and that's going to flare...

    Might just be athritis and that's going to flare up ? Another problem might be the initial onset of gout that eventually subsides ?
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    Be aware when you ride ?

    http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/05/28/2821404/naked-man-who-tried-to-rip-the.html

    One of the witnesses to this bizarre tragedy was a cyclist that happened to have ridden by the crime scene. There...
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    Too funny, the Makino paint job looks like...

    Too funny, the Makino paint job looks like someone oversprayed paint on it and the speckles, not a fan of that either. I think the fork crown looks better though. But then there's the rear dropouts,...
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    Both look like a hard choice to part with either...

    Both look like a hard choice to part with either one.
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