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  1. Loved it. Thanks for sharing.

    Loved it. Thanks for sharing.
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    I agree minimum necessary. Go to a rigid fork,...

    I agree minimum necessary. Go to a rigid fork, they are all over eBay. Replace cables, pads, chain. Lube the bb, hs. Call it a day.

    I've got a 97 Ricon with about 6000 miles. Its received...
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    Read over this article from the man Frame...

    Read over this article from the man Frame Materials for the Touring Cyclist
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    Eight inches - you have nothing to worry about

    Eight inches - you have nothing to worry about
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    I learned how to spin right. I started on...

    I learned how to spin right. I started on geared. Went single for awhile. Now bounce between the two and I'vennoticed I'm faster on the geared bike than I used to be.
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    Regarding the larger size of the patch. I just...

    Regarding the larger size of the patch. I just cut it smaller to fit my particular tube, never had an issue.

    Regarding the casting lines, don't worry too much. Just scuff the tube before...
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    I'd add mini pump to your checklist. I have more...

    I'd add mini pump to your checklist. I have more bikes than pumps and I'll move them around, sometimes i forget to put it back on the bike I took it from.
  8. Led lights which attach to the spokes.

    Led lights which attach to the spokes.
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    Cold cereal

    Cold cereal
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    What does the label on the top tube say? I can't...

    What does the label on the top tube say? I can't read it.

    How many speeds?

    Where is the serial number located?

    Any other stickers you can post?
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    Nice looking Sprite, I've got the same bike. ...

    Nice looking Sprite, I've got the same bike. Made a couple swaps, but stock drive train. http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/286515-showoff-your-townies-47.html#post16870478
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    75 GI and road tires. My vote is going with the...

    75 GI and road tires. My vote is going with the road bike.
  13. Buy extra pads so when you burn through them you...

    Buy extra pads so when you burn through them you have a fresh set to put on.

    +1 to practicing hard braking, get to a point you can stop quickly and not lock up the rear tire.
  14. I haven't ridden one yet but it's on my project...

    I haven't ridden one yet but it's on my project list to build a SS MTB too. Assuming you have vertical drops you will need a chain tensioner to keep the chain tension after removing the rear...
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    Sticky: The morning commute rocked. I was able to clear...

    The morning commute rocked. I was able to clear my head and work out a problem I've been having at work. Chargeable work time?
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    Nice collection and welcome.

    Nice collection and welcome.
  17. Thread: Hi riders!

    by JOHNinIL
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    Welcome, check out the framebuilders forum too.

    Welcome, check out the framebuilders forum too.
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    Welcome and enjoy the ride

    Welcome and enjoy the ride
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    The chance to clear my head before and after work.

    The chance to clear my head before and after work.
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    Welcome

    Welcome
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    Keep an eye on Craigslist, can find nice bikes if...

    Keep an eye on Craigslist, can find nice bikes if yoru patient.
    Search in you price range minimum 100 or 200 max 300 which should filter out the many parts on the low end. Keyword "fixie" hit...
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    Dominic, replace your wheels and forgo a frame...

    Dominic, replace your wheels and forgo a frame upgrade. Just ride for god sakes. Doesn't seem like you know what you want in a new frame, nor what your current frame lacks to make a purchasing...
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    Here read this over Frame Materials for the...

    Here read this over Frame Materials for the Touring Cyclist

    My preference if you're taking votes: Steel
  24. Search this forum, Bicycle Mechanics, for...

    Search this forum, Bicycle Mechanics, for "clicking", it is an often asked question, there's 20 pages of results. For example see this one ...
  25. It's a Schwinn. I looked up part of the serial...

    It's a Schwinn. I looked up part of the serial number at a stolen bike index. I'm not saying the bike was stolen, just used part of the serial to see what kinds of bikes are listed....
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