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  1. Only morons use very bright blinking headlights !

    Only morons use very bright blinking headlights !
  2. That Motobecane is amazing, I would love to see...

    That Motobecane is amazing, I would love to see some more pics. Made to be light, how much does it weigh ?
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    Ice spiker Pro studded tires on a short travel...

    Ice spiker Pro studded tires on a short travel full suspension bike: My perfect bike for icy conditions. We have had just a few inches of snow that has thawed and then frozen so it is really tricky...
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    In october I was near Nice for a fortnight and...

    In october I was near Nice for a fortnight and did a lot of road riding with my Ultegra-disc CX bike with 28 mm Four season tires. Felt OK fast on the climbs and flats and really great going...
  5. Just sent an SMS to a guy selling a Merckx with...

    Just sent an SMS to a guy selling a Merckx with Superbe Pro, working on a Marin Pine Mountain 87, a DBS from 80 and setting up a ratbike with a rusty Concorde Aquila frame. I need another roadbike in...
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    The first cold and wet ride of the winter season...

    The first cold and wet ride of the winter season was a bummer( I do not remember it as quite so cold and nasty last winter, sneaking suspicion of age as a factor). However yesterday was beautiful,...
  7. This bike is an Italianmade frame for the...

    This bike is an Italianmade frame for the Norwegian market (a DBS Professionale, all DA EX). I have had a DBS 531 frame from the sixties that easily handled Nokian W106. This one is not that roomy...
  8. How wide a tire is to wide on old roadbike ?

    Bought a roadbike from 1980 and I am playing around with ways of setting it up. By taking out the adjustment screws in the rear dropout I can get in 33 mm tires if they are not inflated as they go...
  9. Last one I got out: Cut it down, sawed three...

    Last one I got out: Cut it down, sawed three "furrouws", hit it down an inch, drilled a hole and here is my newfound trick: Drilled a hole and used an old brake wire to pull it free. Secure the...
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    If you train hard for more than an hour and sweat...

    If you train hard for more than an hour and sweat a lot on hands and feet (like me) you will get cold no matter what IMO. I have the Lake's and like them a lot. My solution is to make a stop on...
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-what-s-worth-appraisals-inquiries/941061-pair-1983-lotus-pegasus-atb-bikes-his-her-s-excellent-condition.html
  12. Something is rotten in the state of...

    Something is rotten in the state of Denmark......... ?
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    Bought this Specialized jacket this fall on sale....

    Bought this Specialized jacket this fall on sale. Very pleased so far, very good for down to a bit below zero with room enough for underlayers.
    Specialized Bicycle Components
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    This might be an OK idea in it's homeland...

    This might be an OK idea in it's homeland Denmark,very flat country, bad bad idea almost everywhere else.
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    If I had to choose between a mid to lowlevel old...

    If I had to choose between a mid to lowlevel old steelbike and a modern moderately priced roadbike I suspect the modern bike would be better on so many levels for my kind of riding. Better shifting,...
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    From a Facebook-friend : An aging master grew...

    From a Facebook-friend :
    An aging master grew tired of his apprentice’s complaints. One morning, he sent him to get some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master told him to mix a handful of...
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    If money is not of the biggest concern go for the...

    If money is not of the biggest concern go for the best :Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pro. I have several bikes set up with different studded tires and for really hard glary ice these are much better than the...
  18. Great bike in a very, very good condition ! Does...

    Great bike in a very, very good condition ! Does it fit, is it your size ? If so and With a not too horrendous price this is a nobrainer, og buy ! TSX is great tubing, very solid, Merckx bikes are...
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    It's not about the clothes, it's about the shoes....

    It's not about the clothes, it's about the shoes. I will have to get used to it as I grow older but for now I will not be passed by anybody not being clipped in !
  20. Wikipedia : "The English colloquialisms such as...

    Wikipedia : "The English colloquialisms such as turn out to be a pig in a poke or buy a pig in a poke mean that something is sold or bought without the buyer knowing its true nature or value,...
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    Hey all you pieloving sissys, there is only one...

    Hey all you pieloving sissys, there is only one way to measure your average speed : As they do it in TdF. Start to finish, then you have your average speed as simple math, distance and time...
  22. How about something like this: Marin Bikes |...

    How about something like this:
    Marin Bikes | Cortina T3 CX Pro | Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, and City/Commuter Bicycles | us
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    Barend shifters work great on my Focus Mares...

    Barend shifters work great on my Focus Mares gravelgrinder. I put them on so I could use XTR V-brakes, a really great improvement on the cantis that were there before. I have had no problems...
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    Bikepedia shows three years for this model, 95,...

    Bikepedia shows three years for this model, 95, 96 and 97. Yours could be any one of them. Decent quality roadbike, no reason to upgrade if everything works well. Google "double butted" it is a way...
  25. The Norwegian Dag Otto Lauritzen who won a stage...

    The Norwegian Dag Otto Lauritzen who won a stage in TdF in 1987 started out as a serious roadie when he was recuperating from a knee wound when he was 23! Go for it, if you are lucky with your...
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