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    True but inly open to bikes a few times per year...

    True but inly open to bikes a few times per year for expensive races. I did it once and am pretty sure i hold the record for slowest ride ever ��
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    indeed, I have the same tire in back. 28 Schwalbe...

    indeed, I have the same tire in back. 28 Schwalbe (Marathons) would not fit there. clearance must be closer to 27 as the Contis run a bit narrow. read somewhere that Cancellara rides 27s for cobble...
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    32 up front? I haven't tried an AW2, but 30 was...

    32 up front? I haven't tried an AW2, but 30 was the biggest I could fit in Schwalbe.
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    My Domane takes a 30mm tire in front (Schwalbe...

    My Domane takes a 30mm tire in front (Schwalbe Marathon Racer, also studded Winter) and a 28 Continental GP 4 Seasons in back. I went through a bunch of different tires and those were the widest I...
  5. Hearty congratulations to you! That's certainly...

    Hearty congratulations to you!
    That's certainly one way to work up an appetite.
    Very nice that you had a support car. One other approach is to take a crisscross route that goes by your house every...
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    also 20 miles here. a real treat to ride with Jim...

    also 20 miles here. a real treat to ride with Jim from Boston, who has made a full recovery after someone rear-ended him on a ride home a couple of years ago and put him in the hospital. we took it...
  7. I'll never have a vehicle as convenient for bikes...

    I'll never have a vehicle as convenient for bikes as was my minivan. but it is gone now.

    I have grown quite attached to the Saris Freedom hitch rack, though. it is just wonderful:
    * room for 4...
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    maybe you're right, I'll ask the doc. facial hair...

    maybe you're right, I'll ask the doc. facial hair grows apace. top of the head is thinning for sure.
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    shaved my legs and never grew back

    crashed a few years back and after painful separation of hair, gravel, etc decided to shave.

    then I took the winter off and noticed something disturbing: the leg hair did not grow back.

    a year...
  10. gp 4 seasons

    gp 4 seasons </thraed>
  11. Honda Element or a minivan are pretty much the...

    Honda Element or a minivan are pretty much the only things where you can just roll the bike in. I miss my minivan for this reason!

    If I drop the rear seats in my VW Touareg I can slide a bike in...
  12. look for the setting named "Do a Less Sucky Job...

    look for the setting named "Do a Less Sucky Job Of Imputing Power Without a Power Meter."

    seriously, if it were easy to do without a power meter, we wouldn't need power meters. the PowerCal is not...
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    I'm somewhere in uberclyde territory. my road...

    I'm somewhere in uberclyde territory.

    my road bike had 25s for years. then I realized I could fit a 30 on the front and a skinny 28 on the back.

    feels a bit more stable now, with less tire...
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    been running these for years & love 'em. just...

    been running these for years & love 'em. just switched from 25s to 28s on my Domane.
  15. Thread: my clydemobile

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    serious? pictures please!! I need to meet my twin...

    serious? pictures please!! I need to meet my twin :-)

    The Roubaix was set up as a climber - I bought the long-cage derailleur and MTB cassette for it. now it has the standard cassette from the...
  16. Thread: my clydemobile

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    I might recommend the Domane 2.0 (Domane 2.0 -...

    I might recommend the Domane 2.0 (Domane 2.0 - Trek Bicycle#). Aluminum frame, but it has the isospeed decoupler which is the thing that makes the most difference. Also, comes with Tiagra which is...
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    boycotting the scale

    thought I would try something different this time around. I'm not weighing myself anymore.

    the scale just messes with my mind. even when I weigh myself first thing in the morning (after a trip to...
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    finally got in a decent ride with the bigger...

    finally got in a decent ride with the bigger tires and all I can say is, wow! why didn't I swap these a couple years ago?

    (change was 25/24 to 30/28)
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    slight update: i put a 30mm Schwalbe Marathon...

    slight update: i put a 30mm Schwalbe Marathon Racer up front and a 28mm Conti Four Season GP in back and it feels more supportive of my girth.

    note: I had to lose the fenders for these to fit....
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    Conti GP Four Seasons 28 fits great in back. With...

    Conti GP Four Seasons 28 fits great in back. With the 30 Schwalbe Marathon Racer in front this is set up really well for a heavy guy like me.
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    i've settled on a 30c Schwalbe Marathon Racer up...

    i've settled on a 30c Schwalbe Marathon Racer up front and a 28c Vittoria Randonneur Cross in back.

    28c Marathon wouldn't fit in back, grr.
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    no go on the Kenda Kwicker 32c up front. maybe if...

    no go on the Kenda Kwicker 32c up front. maybe if I sanded down the tread a bit... wonder whether a 32c Marathon might fit

    ordered a 28c Marathon for the back and then saw it was tight for someone...
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    funny you should ask, was just looking that up...

    funny you should ask, was just looking that up myself: http://www.amazon.com/Continental-Grand-4-Season-Bicycle-700x25/dp/B001EC2LKU/ref=sr_1_30?ie=UTF8&qid=1410833378&sr=8-30&keywords=schwalbe+tires...
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    Marathon racer 30s fit great in front. Slightly...

    Marathon racer 30s fit great in front. Slightly too big in back. Kenda kwick 30s also too big in back.
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    we slow people hate it when you remind us that...

    we slow people hate it when you remind us that you are faster than we are. don't say hello. just pass us please and keep to yourself
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