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    bag for an Electra (man style)

    So to join the wife and daughter, I have a new electra Super deluxe.
    I need a bag, for under the seat, or for the rear rack. something that fits the cruiser style, non-hi-tech material-looking. ...
  2. Thread: First Race

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    Awesome! I had my 1st race on sunday also. And...

    Awesome! I had my 1st race on sunday also. And I couldnt have done it without my little girl ringing the cowbell and holding up a strawberry shortcake coloring book picture that she wrote go daddy...
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    Drop bars from my old roadbike left over when I...

    Drop bars from my old roadbike left over when I went to wider bars. Wheels off my old roadbike. Shifters/RD left over from when I upgraded my mom's bike to 105. These are Sora, but I have some...
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    I am doing it.. first CX season for me, wife said...

    I am doing it.. first CX season for me, wife said no go on buying a CX bike unless I race CX first..

    the result... turned my Kona Dew hybrid commuter into a CX bike for 150 bucks.. had to buy...
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    I am back to SPD's after trying CB's for a year. ...

    I am back to SPD's after trying CB's for a year. I didnt like how on really rough rock gardens, hitting your pedal on a rock on the down stroke would eject your foot from that pedal.
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    I was 225 when I got my 566 Dec 23rd (194 now)....

    I was 225 when I got my 566 Dec 23rd (194 now). The bike did not feel flexy at all. In fact, the bike felt spectacular. I was coming from a cannondale CAAD 5.
    30 pound later, feels the same.
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    The answer was fantastic

    The answer was fantastic
  8. I like the topeak mini 18 tool to carry with me....

    I like the topeak mini 18 tool to carry with me.

    Ride a couple hundred miles. then take it back to adjust for cable stretch etc.

    For maintenance at home, you will need a sweet set of t-handle...
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    I can't stand the Hipster rolled pant leg either....

    I can't stand the Hipster rolled pant leg either. I wear Man-capri's when riding my fixie.
  10. I second east side of the Berkley hills. You can...

    I second east side of the Berkley hills. You can do a century on the ironhorse trail and it's connectors. Riding in the Danville/San Ramon/Pleasanton area has good bike lanes, and Lots of cyclist,...
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    Despite having a new Look, my favorite is my old...

    Despite having a new Look, my favorite is my old cannondale 2.0 I converted to fixie.
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    Santa Had my wife deliver me a new Look last...

    Santa Had my wife deliver me a new Look last friday, I was fitted today.

    http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u141/desmo0341/IMG_1479.jpg
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    Sticky: 2 day old Look 566 ...

    2 day old Look 566

    http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u141/desmo0341/IMG_1479.jpg

    Puts the 2005 Cannondale CAAD 5 in retrofit (going to strip the parts to build a cross bike)
    Also ridden and...
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    20 miles local on my new bike.. would have liked...

    20 miles local on my new bike.. would have liked more, but last minute xmas shoppers fighting for lane position and eratic turns chased me off the public transportation system to a mup to get home. ...
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    My wife has 2 years riding a bike with Sora. ...

    My wife has 2 years riding a bike with Sora. Every time she wanted to shift, it shifted. Whats wrong with that? I only had to adjust it twice. First time when she got the bike, second time about 2...
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    The new Look 566 is in your range, 2499... with...

    The new Look 566 is in your range, 2499... with '09 SRAM Rival
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    I don't race, so with that.. I have ran through 3...

    I don't race, so with that.. I have ran through 3 sets of 4000's. I always loved the tire. Just needed to feel different this time and tried the PRO 3's. They do feel way different. I can describe...
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    Commuter training?

    Whats your plan (if you had one)

    My commute:

    around an 1:05 to 1:25 depending on wind lights etc (1 way)

    Just under 15 miles each way

    twice a day
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    Buy something used off craigslist. If you want...

    Buy something used off craigslist.

    If you want new, I commute on a Kona Dew. 30 mile round trip, plus it double duties as campground bike, fireroad bike, pulling child in her trailer/tag along...
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    HRM, Bell, Mirror, Phone, Cygolite, and Coffee....

    HRM, Bell, Mirror, Phone, Cygolite, and Coffee. dawn action shot.
    http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u141/desmo0341/4-7.jpg


    Couple days a week I use my fixie, just a bell.
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    Absolutely!! I put lots of gel in my hair,...

    Absolutely!!

    I put lots of gel in my hair, then put on my helmet, get to work, and my students love it! all the spikes of hair that work their way through the vents in my helmet. The said I...
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    My bike and gear is just under 50 lbs. I like...

    My bike and gear is just under 50 lbs. I like it. training. On the weekends when I jump on the roadie for the group rides, I can feel the training.
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    30 miles round trip. 3 to 4 days a week. 51 min...

    30 miles round trip. 3 to 4 days a week. 51 min to 1:10 each way, depending on bike and traffic.
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    New commuter, first strange thing.

    I just started commuting this school year (15 miles each way about an hour, mostly MUT, Kona Dew topeak rack and baskets)

    So, I am loving finding school stuff (today for example, a dozen 3 foot...
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    Awesome
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