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  1. still off topic, but for stuck things I like...

    still off topic, but for stuck things I like Freeze-off
  2. Try other methods first. Go to Classic and...

    Try other methods first. Go to Classic and vintage and search, tons of info there

    Try Freeze-Off before heat

    and for a good read ...
  3. Thread: Naked lugs

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    but cute.....

    but cute.....
  4. Thread: Bike vs Deer

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    Bike vs Deer

    Ouch, wildlife can be a hazard


    Watch: Cyclist plowed over by leaping deer - Video on TODAY.com
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    I have to disagree.... based on my personal...

    I have to disagree.... based on my personal observation, while thers is no question that a fluorescent yellow/green is highly visible, I always see front white blinkes and rear blinkies far earlier...
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    if you check out classic and vintage you can get...

    if you check out classic and vintage you can get info about these. Member rootboy makes and sells a version'
  7. Poll: too bad you can't get a percentage distribution,...

    too bad you can't get a percentage distribution, that would be interesting, example I put in everything i ride, but some like high speed farm highways are rare

    and you might get some variance in...
  8. Poll: Gas tax pays very little for local roads...most...

    Gas tax pays very little for local roads...most of that is property tax or other general tax sources.

    And the federal gas tax fund have been insolvent for years due in part to the reluctance...
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    I do and people have responded well. It is...

    I do and people have responded well. It is simple thing to ask them to look at bike on the road and determine for themselves which are more visible.

    If you have any personal questions as to...
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    I run front (white) and rear (red) blinking...

    I run front (white) and rear (red) blinking lights at all times. Add steady front white at night.

    IMHO visibility is the single best safety factor for cyclists.

    Running blinking lights is...
  11. As to idea proposed....dumb, really dumb. Red...

    As to idea proposed....dumb, really dumb.

    Red in back, white in front. Anything else is going to cause confusion.


    Visibility is critical to safety IMHO.

    Active: visibility Blinking...
  12. OT but for those not old enough to ever have...

    OT but for those not old enough to ever have used a darkroom,

    Film development requires total darkness as film (negatives) is super sensitive.

    The actual exposing and developing and...
  13. out of curiosity...where? Sounds like a local...

    out of curiosity...where? Sounds like a local regulation.
  14. Bike culture.....hmm difficult topic to...

    Bike culture.....hmm difficult topic to define/quantify

    I get on a bike (any bike really) and ride. Once I do that I smile and the world feels good. That is the simplest bike culture I can...
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    Bike by any other name would ride as sweet ...

    Bike by any other name would ride as sweet

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder


    for me Classic is a style, an aesthetic feel. Lugged, diamond frame, clean lines, quill stem.
    Age does...
  16. just out of curiosity.....does any one have any...

    just out of curiosity.....does any one have any suggestions as to a good(ish), cheap tubular rims and sources
    . I am thinking about rebuilding the wheels on my torpado super strada. (campy tipo...
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    Fillet brazed out of USA = rare? inquiring minds...

    Fillet brazed out of USA = rare? inquiring minds want to know
  18. my miyata 1400 1989 is 126 and came with 7 speed...

    my miyata 1400 1989 is 126 and came with 7 speed indexed DT ultegra 6400 tri color.

    It now is very happy with 9 speed ultegra sti. The STI shifters/breaks even came with the doodad to put on the...
  19. SunTour went out of business in 1993. These...

    SunTour went out of business in 1993. These shifters came of my 1986 Fuji Sundance MTB. Can find them in bike co-ops or online auction sites.[/QUOTE]

    you can get new, cheap thumbies..... work...
  20. +1 About two months ago I nearly got in an...

    +1

    About two months ago I nearly got in an accident on a freeway. I was in far left of 3 lanes. Can in center lane suddenly slowed to about 40 and was weaving half way into lanes on right and...
  21. The result was a split decision. Sidewalk...

    The result was a split decision.

    Sidewalk biking is banned if there is a bike lane on the street

    all a little bit moot as the probability of enforcement is low

    San Jose enacts partial ban on...
  22. This is where I put mine on my 1x8 setup.....not...

    This is where I put mine on my 1x8 setup.....not sun tour but cheapies :)

    for me on top at the end of the grip gives me the best access to just sweep the lever for shifts
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  23. Kirk custom MRB (Montana Road bike) see...

    Kirk custom MRB (Montana Road bike)

    see Kirk Frameworks Custom Bicycles - Blog

    Not exactly like pictured:

    Threaded fork, not threadless

    eyelets for fenders/racks
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    great idea....not enough bike pics in C & A my...

    great idea....not enough bike pics in C & A

    my clyde bikes are just bikes...but all lugged steel with 32 spoke wheels.... I am 270 so solid clyde. I don't jump curbs.

    my miyata 1400...
  25. Possible Ban to Sidewalk Bicycling in down town San Jose

    Interesting article (and it covers all sides fairly well) on a proposed ban on sidewalk cycling in the core downtown area of San Jose.


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