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    www.amazon.com/Serfas-TCPG-Bicycle-Floor-Pump/dp/B...

    www.amazon.com/Serfas-TCPG-Bicycle-Floor-Pump/dp/B001MK3GFS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1418170275&sr=8-2&keywords=Bicycle+floor+pump


    Even the the nicer frame mounted pumps (zefal hpx, and one other...
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    :)

    :)
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    50$ in 1981 inflated to 1000$ today seems a...

    50$ in 1981 inflated to 1000$ today seems a stretch more than a stretch. Are you talking about Canadian dollars? Please elaborate.



    I'm to young to have developed a proper appreciation of...
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    Lentils? Different flavor and texture. Similar...

    Lentils? Different flavor and texture. Similar cooking technique. Perhaps nutritionally superior.

    Cheap, easy to cook, I think they are a suitable substitute for ground need. Lentil lasagna....
  5. So you want to read what I would get in your...

    So you want to read what I would get in your shoes?

    I'd build up a bike from a frame, probably a surly. A disc trucker, ogre, maybe ecr who knows. Single speed would be the go to if there are few...
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    Give the studs another go, leave a little...

    Give the studs another go, leave a little earlier.

    For roads without ice you are probably ok with most tires (I've heard skinny slicks cut through brown sugar quite well), that patch of black ice...
  7. Thread: Today I (v2):

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    165 total miles for the year? is that a typo?...

    165 total miles for the year?
    is that a typo?
    That is awesome either way, maybe next year you can get 365 miles!
  8. Thread: For Modo..

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    I really like riding the bike trainer, so I guess...

    I really like riding the bike trainer, so I guess that was a good way to go.
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    Schwalbe durano plus might be your thing,...

    Schwalbe durano plus might be your thing, panaracer pasela tour guard?

    I have marathon plus on my commuter and really like them.
  10. I was arguing with someone about how to get...

    I was arguing with someone about how to get drivers to pass with more space. I contested that drivers would not fully leave the lane in order to pass, someone suggested that that was un realistic and...
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    Poll: Kilowt

    Kilowt
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    Less stuff is easiest and cheapest solution. ...

    Less stuff is easiest and cheapest solution.

    Can you manage a helmet mounted light?
  13. My nice winter gloves are: Aerostich insulated...

    My nice winter gloves are: Aerostich insulated elk skin gauntlets

    They are motorcycle gloves, insulated with merino wool, and made of elk and deer skin. Very comfortable, slightly classy, and too...
  14. SHE!!! Nah just kidding, I feel as though...

    SHE!!!


    Nah just kidding, I feel as though the single/fixed is overwhelmingly male...

    there is this girl at the gym who deadlifts regularly, and pulls considerable weight too. Very...
  15. Head over to the Clydesdale/Athena forum and hang...

    Head over to the Clydesdale/Athena forum and hang out for a while. Stories of broken cranks abound, usually with rider who have gears and avoid mashing. ...

    I can recall stories of broken...
  16. I was steady in the gym for a six week stretch...

    I was steady in the gym for a six week stretch this fall. I had not been lifting much for about two years prior to this, if not longer. In that two years, though, I went from not being able to ride a...
  17. True that, especially the part about me seeming...

    True that, especially the part about me seeming silly!

    I'd rather have some, than none, of the benefit of resisting the pedals. As it is, I rarely ride my fixed conversion because I can't get...
  18. Thank you, and everyone who posted, for your...

    Thank you, and everyone who posted, for your advice. I have thought about these ideas, and think I will begin riding fixed with platforms in the near future:

    Always have a front brake, intending...
  19. As as a weightlifter I understand that a lot of...

    As as a weightlifter I understand that a lot of the benefit of lifting is on controlled negatives, or the eccentric part of a lift. Related to pedaling, with a freewheel the rider can only push the...
  20. Seriously silly thread about platform pedals and fixed gear drive trains

    I have tried every type of pedal I am aware of:

    Clipless
    Platform
    Platform and hold fast straps
    Toe clip and straps

    I guess power grips are slightly different, and I have not given toe clips...
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    I am am afraid you may empower someone to learn a...

    I am am afraid you may empower someone to learn a tough lesson. If you seriously are not (mentally) equipped to swap a new single speed (fixed gear....) wheel into your frame, please check out...
  22. Panaracer pasela tour guard (tg) is well written...

    Panaracer pasela tour guard (tg) is well written of, I have a few miles on a set, but only on clean roads so far.
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    Single rear pannier often loaded with lighter...

    Single rear pannier often loaded with lighter bulkier items. I forget that it is there until I need it. I have loaded with as much as 25 pounds before and even then I hardly noticed. At very slow...
  24. Yes I have yet to walk up a hill with my nuvinci,...

    Yes I have yet to walk up a hill with my nuvinci, geared as low as fallbrook recommends, laced in a 700c rim. However, compared to my bike with a conventional 24 speed drivetrain there is a world of...
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    Marathon plus tour! Schwalbe suggests that the...

    Marathon plus tour! Schwalbe suggests that the tour version is no slower on pavement, but is slightly better off road. You suggested you stick entirely to pavement, but should the need arise it is...
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