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    As a matter of fact, yes. The judges don't score...

    As a matter of fact, yes. The judges don't score you highly when you misrepresent your opponent's positions.
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    I re-read them, and can plainly see where you are...

    I re-read them, and can plainly see where you are making assumptions for the point of argument.

    I make a strong distinction between discussion and argument.

    A couple of standard definitions:...
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    In the words of Ronald Reagan "Well...there you...

    In the words of Ronald Reagan "Well...there you go again."

    I don't need it to be a 100% plan. I never stated or intimated that, and never stated I had no other way to pay for my medical expenses....
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    You are making some pretty big leaps and gaps in...

    You are making some pretty big leaps and gaps in logic.

    I could say of your plan (using your logic) that "every time YOU ride, YOU are preparing to be killed by a car without any recourse for your...
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    in case your response was not totally...

    in case your response was not totally sarcastic...
    a fetish for revenge IS unattractive, but getting a new bike for a destroyed one seems fair enough.
    also, my gopro doesn't make me contemplate...
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    I agree with the idea of not documenting...

    I agree with the idea of not documenting everything...the overload of photos and videos we have that will never watch is already off the charts, but I got a GoPro for an ad hoc life insurance policy....
  7. FSA Gossamers were poopy.

    FSA Gossamers were poopy.
  8. i think it is the fabric they used. I noticed the...

    i think it is the fabric they used. I noticed the same thing, and assumed it was just the lack of stretchosity of the windblocker fabric.
  9. is it more dangerous to ride on a sidewalk, or to...

    is it more dangerous to ride on a sidewalk, or to feed trolls?
  10. just like i say to car drivers that yell at me to...

    just like i say to car drivers that yell at me to get on the sidewalk, "Side what???"
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    i run 25c conti 4000gp's on my evo and clearance...

    i run 25c conti 4000gp's on my evo and clearance is fine. i don't think 28's will work, but the ride with 25s is def better than 23's (seat of the pance).
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    got it...that is kinda odd, and you are right,...

    got it...that is kinda odd, and you are right, baker's cysts are (at least generally) on the back of the knee - that's where I have gotten them.
    there are other kinds of cysts that can appear in...
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    it could be a bursa, formed by excess fluid...

    it could be a bursa, formed by excess fluid needing to find a place to go when the knee joint is pushed to the end of its ROM. many knee surgeries and excess fluid give me lots of experience with...
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    i had been running swiss stop black, which were...

    i had been running swiss stop black, which were certainly acceptable, but just changed to the blue, which seem to have a little more bite and just as good modulation.
  15. both are great wheels, but the mavics will give...

    both are great wheels, but the mavics will give you a harsher ride than the DA. I have used both, and am amazed at how much of a difference there is. I ended up using my ksyriums as crit wheels, and...
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    since I have a degree in english (with a creative...

    since I have a degree in english (with a creative writing emphasis), i compose long strava titles/descriptions that incorporate complicated metaphors, moving sybolism, and other literary devices that...
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    ditto - but emphasis on the visual skills. you go...

    ditto - but emphasis on the visual skills. you go where you look, period. looking the right distance ahead of yourself and at the right part of the road makes the biggest difference in comfort,...
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    adverse selection (the comments negatively...

    adverse selection (the comments negatively portraying BB30, that is) at its finest...buy it and ride the sh*t out of it.
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    what resolution are you using for the video? 1080...

    what resolution are you using for the video? 1080 30fps?
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    if he isn't knowledgeable enough to buy a CL bike...

    if he isn't knowledgeable enough to buy a CL bike that fits right and is in good working order, a new bike could easily cost the same once you factor in repair, resale, repurchase of a bike that...
  21. very similar to the da 7850 and 7900 c24 and 9000...

    very similar to the da 7850 and 7900 c24 and 9000 c24, which are most excellent wheels. a great choice for an all around wheelset.
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    the long title to my strava ride from november 4,...

    the long title to my strava ride from november 4, 2012:

    in which, headed eastbound on manchester, just east of strecker, i lock eyes with a deer 2 feet in the air above a toyota camry in the...
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    if he wants to upgrade and work on it, it might...

    if he wants to upgrade and work on it, it might even out, but if he has the $ and wants to spend it, a new bike may be cheaper than a CL purchase (that also requires him to be much more savvy than he...
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    try this...go get a big trophy made for him (or...

    try this...go get a big trophy made for him (or get an old one at a thrift shop or ebay and change the plaque - cheaper) , and next time he "wins", get everyone to make a big mock presentation of the...
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    the double tube trick is an old offroad dirtbike...

    the double tube trick is an old offroad dirtbike trick an old timer taught me about. have two valve stem holes, two tubes, and air up the second if the first one flats (or stuff your tire with grass).
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