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    +1 to what the others have written

    +1 to what the others have written
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    KMX Trikes (British) started out a few years ago...

    KMX Trikes (British) started out a few years ago making an off-road, BMX type trike for older kids and has since branched out into making some suitable for road use and for adults. Most standard 20"...
  3. You can check the order of Shimano road bike...

    You can check the order of Shimano road bike components (cheapest to most expensive) here: Shimano Road Component Hierarchy | ChooseMyBicycle.com. They have a similar list for the MTB components. ...
  4. One of the worst trails I ever rode on was a...

    One of the worst trails I ever rode on was a packed dirt trail located somewhere near Joliet Illinois. It wasn't the horse droppings that were so annoying but the fact that the horses' hooves had...
  5. This bike has all the attributes that attract...

    This bike has all the attributes that attract buyers who don't know a decent bike from a bicycle shaped object.

    Suspension - If you are going to ride this bike around town and never go on a rough...
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    Boots are readily available

    I wonder if repair patches designed for tubes would stick to the insides of tires (as a temporary repair, of course).

    The answer is yes, if the patch is big enough.

    Park Tool Co. TB-2 :...
  7. Helps to have more information

    When you ask a question like this it sure helps to provide some information about the bike. A picture would be worth a lot of words (maybe not 1000). What kind of brakes do you have on the bike? ...
  8. Try this: ABUS & MulTlock Replacement Keys...

    Try this: ABUS & MulTlock Replacement Keys
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    An entry level mountain bike is unlikely to be...

    An entry level mountain bike is unlikely to be light. It is also not likely to have components that work really well or last for a long time. That's the usual definition of "entry level".
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    The brand of tube has little to do with the...

    The brand of tube has little to do with the pressure rating on the tire. Any brand will work, even the cheapest ones sold by online bike stores. The maximum pressure recommended by the tire...
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    Harris Cyclery Bicycle Ball Bearings...

    Harris Cyclery Bicycle Ball Bearings
    You can see from this site that almost all ball bearings commonly used in bikes are 4 sizes. The only time I ever found a different size was inside avery...
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    Low humidity is not a problem

    You seem to forget that there are areas of the US (e.g., desert southwest) where the normal humidity is less than 20%, especially in the summer when it may reach 7 or 8%. Nothing bad happens to...
  13. You can be lucky in the second hand market. I...

    You can be lucky in the second hand market. I walked into a thrift store a couple years ago and walked out with a $20 Cannondale SM800 "Beast of the east" MTB. It was dusty. The tires were flat. ...
  14. The "cooler" the bike and the more expensive, the...

    The "cooler" the bike and the more expensive, the more likely it is to be a target for thieves. The question you asked often comes up in the fall when students go away to college and want something...
  15. You may be able to track down the year a bit...

    You may be able to track down the year a bit closer by looking at the components and matching them with what you find on bikepedia for the Trek 800 which was made from 1995 to 2002. All of the years...
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    You are asking someone else to do a lot of work...

    You are asking someone else to do a lot of work for you. It is something you can easily do yourself and get an answer before a particular bike that may be worth looking at is sold to someone else. ...
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    Poll: Nope. It is tire brand/model specific. Some...

    Nope. It is tire brand/model specific. Some tires are very hard to get on. I don't buy those tires a second time. I can get almost every tire I use back on with just my fingers. You never ruin a...
  18. Thread: NOOB Intro

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    I prefer a pain level of 0/10 after a couple hour...

    I prefer a pain level of 0/10 after a couple hour long ride. A recumbent may not bring you down to zero depending upon the source of your pain but if you get one that fits properly it should reduce...
  19. Thread: NOOB Intro

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    For more information try bentrideronline

    If you can ride a road bike or MTB on the roads, you can ride a 2-wheeled recumbent on the same roads. Wander on over to 'BentRider Online and check out the forum and dealer locator with a quick...
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    My 20" drive wheel Greenspeed GTO touring trike...

    My 20" drive wheel Greenspeed GTO touring trike came with a beautiful set of Carradice SuperC panniers that I frequently used for carrying groceries. The clearance to the ground is 9 inches. The RD...
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    I have been on both sides of the bike shop...

    I have been on both sides of the bike shop counter. It is a tough business to make a profit and keep the doors open. It takes just as much time to find and sell a 50 cent part as to sell a 50...
  22. It is probably cheaper to buy a used vintage...

    It is probably cheaper to buy a used vintage multi-speed bike that to upgrade your single speed bike. Sturmey-Archer makes a 3 speed hub (S30) for a 120mm spacing. Sturmey Archer When you add the...
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    I know you are probably frustrated by now with...

    I know you are probably frustrated by now with all of the choices that don't seem to be working out. I'd suggest you skip the latest one as well. A 13" frame is way too small for you. As others...
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    Poll: Be a salmon and end up creamed salmon

    Here's a link to an article on bike safety and what causes bike crashes. http://bicyclesafe.com/ The cause you mention as a reason to act like a salmon are #s 9 and 10, being hit from the rear: A...
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    I currently ride a Catrike 700 which has 20" 406...

    I currently ride a Catrike 700 which has 20" 406 front wheels and the 700C rear wheel. The advantage of this setup (3X10 gearing) is a fairly wide gear range that is equivalent to what you get on a...
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