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  1. I had this happen to me while riding the Seagull...

    I had this happen to me while riding the Seagull Century. Some kid (probably 8yo) and his friends all pelted me with rocks. I saw the rock travel from the hand one one kid all the way until it struck...
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    I'm aware of one on the market that uses the top...

    I'm aware of one on the market that uses the top cap for the antenna. I don't know how good it does with reception but it's an interesting usage...
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    Just today I saw a Pinarello Dogma 2 with Campy...

    Just today I saw a Pinarello Dogma 2 with Campy EPS on top of a car without a lock on the rack for 3 hours.
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    I'd you do that you'll likely attenuate the...

    I'd you do that you'll likely attenuate the signals because you have to have an antenna for the chip to function. I'd expect sophisticated thieves to use a GPS jammer, remove the bike, then remove...
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    Yeah, because no one ever disables car alarms and...

    Yeah, because no one ever disables car alarms and boosts the cars.

    I don't know how you'd have a gps chip that can't be disabled. I bet I could disable one using the parts from a disposable camera...
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    I agree that it was too fast. What surprises me...

    I agree that it was too fast. What surprises me is that the dooring didn't happen from the parked cars. I was totally expecting some parked car mashing and suddenly it's a jackass taxi that stopped...
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    I get that from his comment in the video but I...

    I get that from his comment in the video but I agree with you that I wouldn't have thought he was doing more than 18mph. I suppose we can figure out exactly how fast he was going with some math. :-P
  8. Cherokee Schill found guilty - plans to appeal

    Jessamine judge decides Nicholasville Road bicycle commuter violated law | Jessamine County | Kentucky.com

    Cherokee Schill who was ticketed 3 times for FRAP violations has been found guilty. She...
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    He was doing 25mph.. could be he thought it was...

    He was doing 25mph.. could be he thought it was safest. What I don't get is that he has an airzound horn on his bike but he didn't use it to alert the jaywalkers. That's the part of it that bothers...
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    I dunno kickstart.. I'm pretty sure that in NYC...

    I dunno kickstart.. I'm pretty sure that in NYC jaywalking is illegal and highly ticketed for..
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    Dooring from a Cyclist's POV

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFFZnnasd_Q#t=170

    Here's a video of a cyclist getting doored.
  12. Another +1 on Sidi. I wear a size 50 and have...

    Another +1 on Sidi. I wear a size 50 and have wide feet. Sidi's are the only one's that I have found that work well for me. The comfort is well worth the money for them. :)
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    If yours has the older Mafac cantilever brakes...

    If yours has the older Mafac cantilever brakes that it likely came with you CAN adjust those to fit a 700c rim. I was given this suggestion by Santana and tested it on my late 70's Santana and it...
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    I was shocked because my daughter has better road...

    I was shocked because my daughter has better road handling skills than I expected her to have thus far AND it was pretty scary to me having her almost crash on her first tour. She's only 8 and...
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    Asshats on WMRT

    This past weekend I took my daughter on her first overnight tour. We rode about half on the WMRT and half on the C&O towpath. When we got to Hancock I had an incident happen that really shocked me.
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    From experience... Trail mix with chocolate chips...

    From experience... Trail mix with chocolate chips is f'n awesome at attracting bears. Almost got ourselves attacked while backpacking when one guy was dropping trail mix and we started getting...
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    I had something similar happen recently when ebay...

    I had something similar happen recently when ebay somehow got the wrong box dimensions into it. A seller can change the cost for maybe 24 hours after an auction and prior to the person paying.

    In...
  18. This sounds like something that people from 4chan...

    This sounds like something that people from 4chan or reddit would be all over.
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    Thanks everyone. :) I'm building a pair of A719's...

    Thanks everyone. :) I'm building a pair of A719's and then I'm going to put some fatter tires on them and put them through their paces. If I don't like them after I try them out I'll keep them and...
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    Velocity dyad 36h rims, shimano ultegra hub,...

    Velocity dyad 36h rims, shimano ultegra hub, straight 14gauge spokes iirc.
    I was maybe 330lbs at the time.
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    Unfortunately, I'm not a fan of handspun. I had...

    Unfortunately, I'm not a fan of handspun. I had to learn how to build wheels because I got a wheel from them that was so bad I broke 3 spokes in the first 200 miles.
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    Thanks for the answers.. let me define the...

    Thanks for the answers.. let me define the parameters a bit more. :)

    I'm about 275 lbs and while I like the chukkers there are a few things about them that I don't like. I've always been a bit...
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    keep wheelset ot build another

    I have a wheel set right now that consists of a velocity chukker laced to an xt hub in the rear and a Shimano dynohub (3N80 I think) in the front. I'm building a new touring bike and am considering...
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    I have a Anatomica X and a Brooks Professional....

    I have a Anatomica X and a Brooks Professional. They're both really nice saddles but I'd go with the Anatomica X if touring. The reason being that it doesn't have a problem being exposed to wet...
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    This is VERY good advice! My worst crash was from...

    This is VERY good advice! My worst crash was from swerving to avoid a dog that I hit anyways. I was doing over 20mph and it was a small enough dog that if I'd have just lined up straight I probably...
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