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  1. There is one thing that I don't see and that is...

    There is one thing that I don't see and that is make sure to bring a whack of USD in small, clean notes. You'd be surprised at how things go much easier when you're able to wave a couple of...
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    I've ridden a Trek 790 hybrid with B17 saddle for...

    I've ridden a Trek 790 hybrid with B17 saddle for distances of 250+ km a day - with a pannier or two of stuff for the day. I've ridden over 200 kms a day on the same bike but with a regular gel...
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    Ok, Rohloff emailed me back and they say: "It...

    Ok, Rohloff emailed me back and they say:

    "It sounds like this is a typical noise than can occur on some hubs when a freewheel causes a sun gear #2 to over take its partner sun gear #1. The sun...
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    You're on the road! Congrats!

    You're on the road! Congrats!
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    Yet another follow up. I was in Toronto for a...

    Yet another follow up. I was in Toronto for a visit and visited Urbane Cycles to discuss the issue. I didn't have the bike with me but Carey (their resident BF expert) said it could not be because of...
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    Yes, also surprised at the lack of panniers. The roads look pretty smooth!
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    It's here: ...

    It's here:

    http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/supernova.asp

    Eight paragraphs down. I know because I did a lot of research on the asymmetric E3 before I bought one.
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    Thanks sehsuan! Nothing there at the moment for...

    Thanks sehsuan! Nothing there at the moment for me but it's good to know.
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    Where do you see this close-out?

    Where do you see this close-out?
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    I'd love to do that with my old Trek 790 hybrid...

    I'd love to do that with my old Trek 790 hybrid bike that has gone with me through Europe and the Middle East. :)
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    Please do a search in this forum as it's been...

    Please do a search in this forum as it's been discussed many times.
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    Thanks AEO! :)

    Thanks AEO! :)
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    Ok, as a followup, after only a couple of hundred...

    Ok, as a followup, after only a couple of hundred kilometers or so (work and fear of riding a problematic bike has precluded any sort of distance), I decided to spend more time this afternoon again...
  14. Thread: Starting Over

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    I am sort of going through the same situation but...

    I am sort of going through the same situation but with a lot less pain! I broke my right wrist on July 4th, 2009 by falling off of my bike and was off it for months. No big worries but then I got...
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    I'm with those who believe in making sure that...

    I'm with those who believe in making sure that the light(s) has to be properly positioned so as to not blind others but at the same time be effective. I also believe that flashing lights are to be...
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    Yes, it was VERY difficult for me! Took two days...

    Yes, it was VERY difficult for me! Took two days and in the end it was #$%^ this and I went ape on it.

    Oddly enough, the same thing happened with Marathons 700ccs on my hybrid.
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    Like electrik says, you will get used to them. I...

    Like electrik says, you will get used to them. I came from a flat bar hybrid with Rapidfire thumb shifters.
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    You're on a touring bike where you normally have...

    You're on a touring bike where you normally have LOTS of time before you need to shift.
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    Where were you expecting them to be? I have a...

    Where were you expecting them to be? I have a Rohloff setup and the shifter is a knob at the end of the right drop bar. No probs there.

    You're on a touring bike, not a racer.
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    With a rack or maybe a seatpost rack this bike...

    With a rack or maybe a seatpost rack this bike would be perfect for daylong rides from Toronto down into the Niagara area and back. I'd be interested but my current situation (ie. the wife) doesn't...
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    First of all, I have no idea how anybody tours...

    First of all, I have no idea how anybody tours with only one set of cycling clothes. At least two sets!

    Second, ditch the tripod or get a monopod. The latter comes in handy in case of...
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    I thought that it was a little quiet here... :)...

    I thought that it was a little quiet here... :)

    Welcome back!
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    Thanks everyone for the input! Jur: I will...

    Thanks everyone for the input!

    Jur: I will inspect the rim later on but there is no way that I can get the wheel fixed at the moment. I would probably need someone with a spoke cutting machine and...
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    Thanks jur for the input. It's not the speedo...

    Thanks jur for the input.

    It's not the speedo magnet because I have run the front wheel while holding the bike up and there is no sound.

    I've checked the spoke tension by squeezing, pulling and...
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    Thanks FT for your input. I only noticed the...

    Thanks FT for your input. I only noticed the sound about a month ago and have done no changes to the bike since I got it aside from accessories.
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