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    100 mile gravel ride in the Nicolet National...

    100 mile gravel ride in the Nicolet National Forest, NE Wisconsin.

    http://thebear100.com/
  2. A little late to the party here, but I've been...

    A little late to the party here, but I've been looking at the Vaya as my new commuter & gravel bike. Haven't had a chance to look at one in person yet. On the larger sizes, is toe overlap typical...
  3. What's the largest tire you think the Fantom...

    What's the largest tire you think the Fantom Cross CX could accommodate? I've been looking at that bike and the Windsor tourist a bit.
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    Neuvation M28 Aero Wheelset

    To replace my aging Shimano 16 spoke R535's. Broke a spoke in the rear last fall, trying to find out if I can order the special Shimano spokes so I can replace it and sell 'em. Otherwise, they go...
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    Thanks for the nice words. The only thing I...

    Thanks for the nice words. The only thing I couldn't get to work as well as I'd have liked was the rear derailleur. Even after a thorough cleaning, lube, and adjustment, the shifts from large cogs...
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    Finished Trek 800 Antelope Rebuild

    Did this for a family member, forgot to take before pics, but it was a greasy mess. I had to find a replacement fork on ebay as the threads on the original were damage beyond repair from being...
  7. Forgive my ignorance, but who is PBK ?

    Forgive my ignorance, but who is PBK ?
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    Yes, I've noticed on the tag of some of these...

    Yes, I've noticed on the tag of some of these safety garments, vests, t-shirts, etc, with the reflective tape that they seem to be rated for a certain number of washing cycles. I prefer to use the...
  9. Thread: Pake C'Mute

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    I guess I'm just thinking with the bars jacked up...

    I guess I'm just thinking with the bars jacked up that high with all the spacers (relative to the saddle height), you don't get as much of the aero benefit of drop bars, but to each his own.

    Any...
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    Yeah, sorta defeats the purpose of drop bars....

    Yeah, sorta defeats the purpose of drop bars. :eek:
  11. Thanks for the replies. I'm looking to order...

    Thanks for the replies. I'm looking to order from AE Bike. The housing I'm looking at is the non-compressible type for indexed shifters. I'm ordering this to replace the housing on my Specialized...
  12. 4mm vs 5mm diameter derailleur cable housing

    I went to order some derailleur cable housing and noticed that it is available in both 4mm and 5mm diameters. Are there specific applications or shifting systems that use one versus the other, or...
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    +1 Koolstop. OEM pads are typically junk in my...

    +1 Koolstop. OEM pads are typically junk in my experience. Once they start picking up metal shards, it's a vicious spiral downward of filing pads, sanding rims, repeat.

    Put Koolstops on and...
  14. Looking for a 68mm x 116mm Bottom Bracket for E-Type Derailleur

    Hello,

    I'm rebuilding a Trek 820 from the late 90's and am in need of a 68mm x 116mm Bottom Bracket compatible with an E-type front derailleur. The one I pulled out is marked "BB-CT91", "68"...
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    done

    done
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    My commuter, 1994 Schwinn Moab. It carries me 35...

    My commuter, 1994 Schwinn Moab. It carries me 35 miles round trip, 3 days a week typically. Pretty much all still original except the saddle, now a Bontrager Race Lux, LX derailleur (the original...
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    What tires do you use? Geax City Runner (Front)...

    What tires do you use?
    Geax City Runner (Front) Serfas Drifter (Rear)

    How wide are they?
    1.5".

    What is your wheel size?
    26".

    How long is your commute?
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    Just put mine on a couple weeks ago as well. ...

    Just put mine on a couple weeks ago as well. Even if it's done raining, the pavement is still wet. They not only keep the water spray off me and the drivetrain, but also keep some of the road grit,...
  19. I commute 35miles round trip, more than half of...

    I commute 35miles round trip, more than half of it in open country roads exposed to lots of wind, and other portion, on city streets with railroad crossings.

    I've been doing it on a 199x rigid mtn...
  20. I've never had anything thrown at me, been yelled...

    I've never had anything thrown at me, been yelled at a few times.. and I always keep eye contact with suspicious looking types along my route, just in case...

    So far, the worst thing I have to...
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    Here's mine... ...

    Here's mine...

    http://toporoute.com/cgi-bin/getSavedRoute.cgi?routeKey=HBNCBLLHCKAWBUW
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    I did the same thing last Friday, went commando...

    I did the same thing last Friday, went commando until lunch, and then ran over to a nearby dept store. I left one pair in my locker as an emergency pair if I forget again some day.
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    How far is your one way commute? 17 miles ...

    How far is your one way commute?
    17 miles

    What is your average speed?
    15.5-16.5mph, (on my rigid mtn bike coverted to commuter use)

    Do you find the ride going to work or coming home more...
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    I noticed that Cannondale also has a chain guard...

    I noticed that Cannondale also has a chain guard on their Street model that has a triple chainring, I saw it in their catalog, so I'm not sure how exactly it mounts, but I'm sure with a bit of...
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    Hello, I guess my reply is a bit late, but...

    Hello, I guess my reply is a bit late, but thought I'd tell you what I know.

    I rode the 40 last year for the first time, had a blast... I'm a sport level rider, finished 498th out of 1700overall,...
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