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  1. Ah, the details I leave out that I don't think of...

    Ah, the details I leave out that I don't think of as being relevant.

    I am using a modern sealed BB (the one that comes with the raceface crankset I bought), and I already applied rust inhibitor...
  2. Bottom bracket derailleur cable guides and screw?

    I'm working on a conversion of a 1991 stumpjumper to a single speed (still for mountain biking).

    Do folks generally remove the cable guide under the bottom bracket shell? I'm curious whether I...
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    I'm working on converting an old 91 stumpjumper...

    I'm working on converting an old 91 stumpjumper to a singlespeed right now. I feel like converting to SS can be a pretty big range depending on your wants.

    I lucked out that the frame has...
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    I think the thunderbolt is an excellent tail...

    I think the thunderbolt is an excellent tail light. I use it on my road bike and mountain bike. My commuter has a dynamo tail light.
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    Tiagra Flatbar shifters?

    I had a chance to check these out at my LBS on one of the hybrid bikes. The shifting is SO smooth!

    Anyone using this on commuters? Thinking about swapping my 105 brifters and drop bars for jones...
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    I didn't even want to click this thread

    I didn't even want to click this thread
  7. brutal crosschaining

    brutal crosschaining
  8. I'd also like to chime in for using STRAVA. I...

    I'd also like to chime in for using STRAVA. I think it gets a lot of flack because people are competitive about it and some people seem to like strava more than they like biking....

    BUT

    It is a...
  9. Thread: Wake up!

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    Wake up!

    One of the joys of riding a bicycle to work is that when I get there I'm alert, lively, and ready to go! No coffee required!

    Unfortunately, these last few weeks it has lost it's effect on me for...
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    This is one from our local rail trail 414477

    This is one from our local rail trail

    414477
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    Also, for perspective - I just got back into...

    Also, for perspective - I just got back into mountain biking about a year ago and have a Cannondale SL2 HT Trail 29er.

    My previous rigid bike was a trek 820 which i had for 10 years.
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    Bridgestone MB

    Question

    I have an opportunity get a '91 Bridgestone MB-6 for about $100. I know that it was the entry level bridgestone and was only $400 new, but it appears to be in good shape and my plan is...
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    this is one of the things I like most about...

    this is one of the things I like most about strava - selecting which bike when you save your route.

    4,508 miles on my jake the snake

    348 miles on my schwinn single speed
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    44.4

    44.4
  15. You can definitely ride up - they definitely make...

    You can definitely ride up - they definitely make you pay the toll though.
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    ha ha I think the poster who said "envy" is more...

    ha ha I think the poster who said "envy" is more in line with how I feel when I see them too. #1 motivation for me: commuting is fun
  17. I leave all of my work clothes at work - bring...

    I leave all of my work clothes at work - bring home when dirty. Bring in multiple outfits (often in my car) to re-stock work closet.
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    The Off-Day Curse

    For those of us who don't bike commuter EVERY day....

    I'm curious if anyone else has had a similar experience. In my 4 years of commuting about 100 days a year, I would estimate that there have...
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    I have the J&G raincape that the OP posted. I...

    I have the J&G raincape that the OP posted.

    I think it's great - if it's raining a lot I usually pair it with booties, rainpants and a helmet cover. The material looks crappy in the photos but...
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    buy "DARN TOUGH" brand from vermont. If you ever...

    buy "DARN TOUGH" brand from vermont. If you ever wear a hole in them or they wear out they'll replace them for free! (not so much if your wife loses one doing laundry though! DOH
  21. SPD on my "real" commuter (fenders, rack, dynamo)...

    SPD on my "real" commuter (fenders, rack, dynamo) and flats on my single speed minimal commuter
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    Does a snake count :thumb: 409143

    Does a snake count :thumb:

    409143
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    I wear levis commuter jeans almost year round (if...

    I wear levis commuter jeans almost year round (if it goes below the low 20s I wear might warmer tights)
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    Kona Roundabout

    Just curious if anyone out there uses this bike as a regular commuter. I work at a shop and we have a couple of these. While I don't live in a very "bike-commutery" area, it always surprises me that...
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    Sticky: I have a bunch of stuff that I have and don't...

    I have a bunch of stuff that I have and don't want & want but don't have

    HAVES
    Kona Alloy road bars (42mm 31.8)
    Cannondale Alloy road bars (42mm 31.8)
    Modolo brevatto alloy ergonomic bars ...
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