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    Anyone replying saying they're using...

    Anyone replying saying they're using cycling-specific brands of gloves, etc., are either not riding where it's truly "cold", or are freaks of nature. PI, Castelli, etc.,...not a chance in -26C
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    The tab on the fender was between the brake and...

    The tab on the fender was between the brake and fork, though the thickness of the tab meant the recessed bolt would no longer thread fully. These brakes come in two models - recessed or traditional...
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    I finally solved this (for myself). In Canada we...

    I finally solved this (for myself). In Canada we have a store called Marks Work Warehouse. I bought a liner glove and the thickest mitt they sell. The other day I was riding when it was -10c with...
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    Fenders and Recessed Brake Bolt

    I have Tektro R559 brakes on my steel Masi commuter bike. There are eyelets in the dropouts for fenders. There is plenty of clearance for fenders.

    The only time I bought and tried to install...
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    I ended up dropping it back down to the height...

    I ended up dropping it back down to the height I've always used. I've had a tight muscle in my leg since raising it 5mm, I thought it would go away after I'm more use to the change, but no luck. ...
  6. Thread: Multi-Sports

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    The pub part counts, but I would have to walk,...

    The pub part counts, but I would have to walk, run, or ski there to make it a true multi-sport day!
  7. Thread: NOOB Intro

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    Thanks everyone. Still researching...and with...

    Thanks everyone. Still researching...and with winter coming I may not decide to pull the trigger until the spring.
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    Interesting reading. I don't have many of the...

    Interesting reading. I don't have many of the common symptoms listed. I don't eat/drink much of the items that negatively impact magnesium levels. I do eat some of the foods that contain high...
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    Rant...I'm fit therefore I hurt

    When I was a kid I use to play outside all the time. Street hockey, baseketball, riding bikes, running around...I was very thin. Then I went to college, and started working, and I put on the beef. ...
  10. Thread: NOOB Intro

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    NOOB Intro

    I'm just starting to read about recumbent bikes, including the different styles, features, etc., and I'm currently looking for dealers in my area. There is one within an hour of where I live, though...
  11. Thread: Multi-Sports

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    Multi-Sports

    In an effort to maintain the fitness I've worked hard at developing, and to prevent long term cycling-only related issues (neck, shoulders), I'm wanting to add a quiver of activities, while...
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    What Type of Foldie for...

    I'm writing this from my hotel room, hanging out with the family...that should give some hint.

    I'm an avid cyclist. Mainly a roadie, but I also mountain bike and do some credit card touring. All...
  13. I've thought about that, even with my regular...

    I've thought about that, even with my regular road bike...would be nice on long rides. I will give it some thought, thanks. Some of the gravel rides I've done have been over 5 hours and my body is...
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    I like riding my bike, but not necessarily...

    I like riding my bike, but not necessarily sight-seeing (going to old churches, museums...things folks do when not necessarily on a bike and exploring a city or landscape). So when I ride with...
  15. Bumpy gravel roads - pains and other side effects

    I love riding on gravel roads. I did a bit of gravel riding last year, and a lot this year. I use two bikes on gravel, one with beefier tires, the other more a gentle gravel bike (32mm tires). Up...
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    Thought I would update, with the thought of...

    Thought I would update, with the thought of future searches from folks with similar issues...

    I still have the seat at the level after raised 5mm. Have made no other changes. The fit feels...
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    I raised 5mm and will try it tomorrow. Will...

    I raised 5mm and will try it tomorrow. Will raise gradually. Saddle is flat profile, with nose up slightly. I no longer fall forward. I think I'm almost there with the adjustment and fit.
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    Saddle is about 1" below the bars.

    Saddle is about 1" below the bars.
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    Seat Height / Leg Angle

    I developed some pain in my neck and shoulders a month ago. I was riding a lot, and have several bikes and was spending time on a cross bike where I recently changed the saddle and I think this led...
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    I had never heard of Berthoud saddles until I...

    I had never heard of Berthoud saddles until I asked this question. I checked them out on the internet (wall bike website) and can quickly see they're much flatter than a Brooks. I had also googled...
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    I've tried many saddles over 10+ years. A few...

    I've tried many saddles over 10+ years. A few years ago I tried a B17 and liked it, but was always aware of the slope and the effect on my riding posture. But to me it was more comfortable than...
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    From a Brooks B17 to Fizik Arione

    This isn't a long distance-specific question...but I'm posting this here because this crowd is more likely to have ridden a Brooks than the 'Road' crowd, plus I've posted here before and you are some...
  23. It's a current, threadless model. I forgot about...

    It's a current, threadless model. I forgot about a stem with more rise, I will give this a shot - thanks.
  24. Handlebar drop variances between bikes I ride

    I have two road bikes. The saddle height and reach to the handlebars are identical (same saddles too). The setback is slightly different. However, the drop to the handlebars is quite different...
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    During Core work my stomach muscles feel like...

    During Core work my stomach muscles feel like they're going to explode. After a hard set, I may feel it for a day. By looking around, these appear to be hard for me, though others "seem" un-phased....
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