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  1. You would know shortly. A cyclist bud was...

    You would know shortly.
    A cyclist bud was involved in a crash during a group ride. He completed the balance of the ride (~15-20miles) w/o issue but after un-clipping from his cleats, was unable to...
  2. Thread: 301.7 finally

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    Excellent.Newman, Excellent - YouTube...

    Excellent.Newman, Excellent - YouTube
  3. 6800 cable end caps - plastic tongues. Where & which direction?

    Where and in what direction on the brake cable do I place these "tongues"?
    (my hunch is the A tongues point left towards B)
    Could I have a bit of "excess" on the one tongue and should it be cut?...
  4. Water repellent and inert. Also from some...

    Water repellent and inert.
    Also from some comments/observations on this board, it simply works better.
  5. Q's: Di-electric grease on Ult 6800 polymer cables? Nokon (or other) end pieces?

    One of the tricks I picked-up here (that worked well) was a dab of Di-electric silicone grease on NEW cable-housing ends and also coating the cables. HOWEVER IIRC, if you had previously used...
  6. "It's a training ride, not a race. Be careful of...

    "It's a training ride, not a race. Be careful of the geese."
    BTW, if that was Chris F in the Peddler Kit, you had one of the steadiest wheels. (along with Wally, the workhorse in the Red PPedal...
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    Until a bad batch gets through quality control...

    Until a bad batch gets through quality control with indentations in the film and someone purports those dimples lowers CdA
  8. Ditto on the recovery.

    Ditto on the recovery.
  9. I included the two pics to display the liner's...

    I included the two pics to display the liner's symmetrical perforations. That fabricating technique was supposedly one of the breakthroughs when working with Mylar. (of course it would have also...
  10. Looking for Mylar inner-liner that originally came w/Castelli Radiation Jacket

    Anyone recognize this removable Mylar inner-liner... AND know where I can find one for sale?
    357613
    While I purchased it as part of the Castelli Insolito Radiation "system" jacket, it was sold...
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    Incorrect per Galileo with an orange...

    Incorrect per Galileo with an orange and a grape and again by Astronaut David Scott (using a hammer & feather) on the Moon (the second demo is cool just for the fact that it's on the Moon and yes I...
  12. Errr. No stand. But I may rig something up. That...

    Errr. No stand. But I may rig something up. That is a likely possibility. (as fbob inferred - binding). Thx
  13. Chain is properly sized and set-up correctly....

    Chain is properly sized and set-up correctly.
    All gear combinations 39x12-25 have slack. Crank action and bike's forward motion continue when pedaling in the small ring. A little surprised it...
  14. LOTS of Chain Slack when I shift to smaller chainring - 53/39

    Background: I have a standard dbl 39/53 9sp 12x25 Dura Ace road setup. It has seen a lot of mileage. I suspect the chain slack is not an issue with the front derailleur, as it properly moves the...
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    Group Rides in Vero Beach area?

    Will be in Vero Beach for the next two weeks.
    Looking for B/B+ group rides or decent bike routes in Vero Beach? (haven't rode in 7 weeks and looking to ease back)
    On Strava, I saw a quirky route...
  16. Image looks more like a branch scratched the fork...

    Image looks more like a branch scratched the fork (not pebbles which would show chipping). Image doesn't look like the scratches penetrated the clear coat. If that was a structural issue, you would...
  17. Oops. similar to what was said above with a few...

    Oops. similar to what was said above with a few additional comments.
    Remove the "warped" tire which is likely increasing the visual "swerve".
    You also have a few scuffs on the rim edge. Lightly...
  18. While Dave Matthews recvd SAG, 2 cyclists in nearby Lancaster chase child abductor

    Two 15yo's on bikes chase after a car that abducted 5yo girl.
    http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/15/justice/pennsylvania-teen-heroes/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 (full story at link)

    Two teenage boys are being...
  19. NCW, Didn't get a chance to ride the route due...

    NCW,
    Didn't get a chance to ride the route due to the inclement weather. I did however DRIVE it just to get a feel for the route.
    It's a bit confusing in my head now as to where the route would...
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    It's a big building with patients, but that's not...

    It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.
  21. Answer: Center pull Weinmann calipers (which I...

    Answer: Center pull Weinmann calipers (which I believe are the lesser of the two)
    Surprising (to me) that you believe replacing the levers are a more cost effective improvement than upgrading...
  22. Suicide Brakes w/Weinman calipers & older block-style brake pads. Other upgrade Q's

    Backstory: I recently returned an old friend (late 70s/early 80s 10spd Motobecane) to use as a grocery getter.
    I was considering swapping the old Weinmann calipers with an inexpensive (<$30) SET...
  23. Or contract uromysitisis. I hear it's...

    Or contract uromysitisis. I hear it's life-threatening.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG6b7KJ1Ah0
  24. You mean like this? ...

    You mean like this?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaudUAHZinw

    However I prefer this reference

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOlGMPE68Bo
  25. NCweiler - thank you for the detailed safety tips...

    NCweiler - thank you for the detailed safety tips along Rt 23 and the link which also reminds me to check http://www.bikepa.com/routes/
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