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  1. Thanks for this feedback. I just purchased a L&M...

    Thanks for this feedback. I just purchased a L&M Urban 800 because there was one online that was discounted 20% plus free shipping. The product seems to receive consistently good reviews and it is...
  2. Possible to replace battery on LM Urban?

    I've been considering getting a new commuter light and I'm looking at either the Light and Motion Urban 800 or the Cygolite Expilion 850. I like that the Cygolite has a replaceable battery because...
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    Hilariously cheap!

    Hilariously cheap!
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    Thanks for your feedback with the MS 808. They...

    Thanks for your feedback with the MS 808. They are priced pretty well at $89.00. I'm wondering what the $19.00 battery upgrade gets you. A longer lasting charge? I battery that just has a better...
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    Magic Shine MJ-872

    Anyone ever used a Magic Shine MJ-872 for commuting? Based on the road.cc review the beam pattern is broad and bright which is not good for the road. However, you can put it on low which is 30% of...
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    I had not seen that before. Thanks for sharing...

    I had not seen that before. Thanks for sharing the article.
  7. Duh. This makes sense.

    Duh. This makes sense.
  8. Triple Crank Possible on Cannondale SR600?

    Is it possible to put a triple crankset on an old 80's Cannondale? I've heard that the oversized seat tube made it so where the front derailleur was positioned too far outward, making an inner...
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    Thanks for the info. I'm thinking a 113mm will...

    Thanks for the info. I'm thinking a 113mm will work for my bike. It has fatter chain stays (Aluminum) but has clearance dimples. Nice lugged carbon bike by the way!
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    I had the opposite problem. My current bottom is...

    I had the opposite problem. My current bottom is a Tange is 109, which worked fine with a Shimano Sante crank. However, there wasn't enough clearance for a DA 7400 crank.

    mcours2006 Velobase link...
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    Bottom Bracket for DA-7400 Cranks

    I am looking for a bottom bracket for my DA 7400 crankset. I know the stock matching bottom bracket has a 113mm spindle length and I believe it was asymmetrical. Is this right? Would a BB-UN55 bottom...
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    Thanks for this assessment. I looked around and...

    Thanks for this assessment. I looked around and saw somewhere selling the frame only for $900 (same as the Big Dummy). The Edgerunner looks very appealing to me! Honestly, I hated when Surly changed...
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    I was thinking of a frame up build, so both bikes...

    I was thinking of a frame up build, so both bikes would be built up with the same components.
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    Big Dummy vs. Yuba Mundo frame sets

    A Big Dummy frame set retails for $950 where as a Yuba Mundo frame set retails for $550. Is the Big Dummy frame really that much better? What are you paying for besides name, marketing, etc?
  15. In my experience, tubeless is less about being...

    In my experience, tubeless is less about being resistant to small punctures and more about being able to run low tire pressure without pinch-flatting. This is good for mtb and cycloX but who cares...
  16. This depends on the tire/rim combo. Some...

    This depends on the tire/rim combo. Some tire/rims that are tubeless can be a pain to put a tube in because of the way the tire bead fits onto a tubeless rim. When you put a tube in, it can make it...
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    The hole is not visible unless you fold the tire...

    The hole is not visible unless you fold the tire where the hole is to spread and expose the hole. It forms a slit that is a couple of mm's in length. I've ridden on a tire where I used a tube inner...
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    Repair Punctured Casing?

    Someone at our local bike coop tossed a relatively new 26 x 2.0 Schwalbe Marathon that has a punctured casing. It looks as they ran over a if a screw or nail and it the puncture made its way through...
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    I just put some VO fenders on my High Sierra...

    I just put some VO fenders on my High Sierra today. Here's a quick photo that I snapped with my phone.
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  20. Just an update on my experiments with a new front...

    Just an update on my experiments with a new front derailleur and my current 46/40/30 triple setup. I replaced my Ultegra 6503 triple front derailleur with a Shimano CX70 cyclocross derailleur. I want...
  21. No way! That's awesome!

    No way! That's awesome!
  22. Road Brake Levers with Roller Cam Brakes

    Has anyone ever used road brake levers on Suntour roller cam brakes before? I'm wondering if you can comment on the braking feel or leverage. I was considering mustache bars or just road brake levers...
  23. The IRD 6 speed freewheels have a stack height of...

    The IRD 6 speed freewheels have a stack height of 31.5mm and the 7 speeds are 34.1mm.
  24. Replacing 6 speed freewheel with 7 speed freewheel?

    This is a simple question. I have an 87 Schwinn High Sierra, which has a 6 speed freewheel. The IRD 7 speed freewheel has a different stack height than the 6 speed. Would I be able to upgrade to a 7...
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    This is my daily commuter. It is a 1987 Schwinn...

    This is my daily commuter. It is a 1987 Schwinn High Sierra with roller cam brakes. I think off this bike and others like it as the original Surly Long Haul Trucker. If I were to tour on this bike I...
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