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  1. This makes sense, but then multiple sources on...

    This makes sense, but then multiple sources on the net that all say that SRAM road group 10- and 11-speed shifter cable pulls are identical must all be wrong.

    - Mark
  2. That's not what SRAM says. From their own...

    That's not what SRAM says. From their own documents, "Upgrading to CX1 on your existing SRAM-equipped cyclocross bike can be as simple as replacing your chainring and rear derailleur. The chainring...
  3. Well, I come back to my original question. If...

    Well, I come back to my original question. If the cog spacing is different on a 11-sp vs. a 10-, how can the same RD and same shifters work correctly on both? I must be missing something.

    - Mark
  4. Thanks for your reply. I guess I'm confused...

    Thanks for your reply. I guess I'm confused about 10- vs. 11-speed cog spacing. I thought the extra gear was achieved through narrower cog spacing, but it sounds like the extra cog is just stacked...
  5. SRAM Conversion to CX1 - 10 speed vs. 11 speed

    Hi, I'm thinking of converting my CX bike with SRAM Rival 2x10 drivetrain to their new CX1 1x10 or 1x11 drivetrains. SRAM's document on the conversion says that if I keep it as a 10-speed, I can...
  6. I did a little checking and found that the list...

    I did a little checking and found that the list price of your LHT in 2008 was $1048, so apples-to-apples, that's a $252 increase or, if you do the math, about 3.7% per year increase. And Surly bikes...
  7. The first thing to check is, of course, the...

    The first thing to check is, of course, the adjustment of the RD high gear limit screw. If the cable tension is slack, then this screw should allow the RD to move far enough to drop down to the...
  8. Thread: Fixing Flats?

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    I also typically carry a spare tube and don't...

    I also typically carry a spare tube and don't patch a tube on the roadside, but I do make at least a cursory attempt to find the leak so I can remove any foreign object which might have caused it. ...
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    Well, you've had no "loss" with respect to the...

    Well, you've had no "loss" with respect to the frame to date, so what you're really asking if that you be covered for any potential loss in the future. If you can delay the proceedings awhile to...
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    As a practical matter, given the low cost of your...

    As a practical matter, given the low cost of your bike in comparison with the potential for high medical expenses and the threat of a "pain and suffering" claim, I would suspect the insurance company...
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    Putting together a coherent sentence or two would...

    Putting together a coherent sentence or two would reduce the "male cow dung".

    - Mark
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    My $0.02 is that if you got the wheel in true to...

    My $0.02 is that if you got the wheel in true to good tolerances once, it will be easy to do it again after you adjust tension equally. If tension is low, bump everything by the same amount, then...
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    Just based on intuition, I doubt you could...

    Just based on intuition, I doubt you could bend/dent the tube with just the weight of your thigh, but if your positioning is such that you're putting all or most of your total body weight on it, then...
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    A higher likelihood of minor illness while...

    A higher likelihood of minor illness while traveling (or shortly thereafter if the length of travel is less than the typical incubation period) is more/less accepted, both due to the extra stress and...
  15. The big factor which seems to make Seattle so...

    The big factor which seems to make Seattle so rainy is that the 39" or so of rain each year is not very evenly distributed throughout the year like most eastern cities. Half the rain falls in one...
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    Not really. When you're in motion, the spinning...

    Not really. When you're in motion, the spinning wheels have a tremendous gyroscopic stabilizing force that is not present in your "at rest" test. You can certainly crash no-handed, but I don't...
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    A typical 75-mile day for a bicycle tourist and...

    A typical 75-mile day for a bicycle tourist and doing double-metic centuries aren't really comparable. Yes, you can have a 5K calorie day if you work hard enough, but most riders aren't remotely fit...
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    I find that if I use Myfitnesspal.com and plug in...

    I find that if I use Myfitnesspal.com and plug in 12-14 mph for my rides (even though I typically ride faster), that I get reasonable correlation between body weight changes and exercise. 1100...
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    I have one of those HF ultrasonic cleaners and it...

    I have one of those HF ultrasonic cleaners and it doesn't work worth a flip.

    - Mark
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    Who says so? This is obfuscation of the...

    Who says so? This is obfuscation of the discussion to begin with, but can you find a state driver's code that says this? I've lived in about ten states and the law in all of them is simply that you...
  21. I'm with the others - listen to your doctor and...

    I'm with the others - listen to your doctor and stop trying to second-guess him/her so much. It is customary, especially when a client expresses sensitivity to costs, to take a progressive approach...
  22. I know this sounds condescending, but just asking...

    I know this sounds condescending, but just asking these questions means you are under-qualified to open such a high-risk business. You want a carefully-crafted waiver AND the protection of a...
  23. I know this sounds condescending, but just asking...

    I know this sounds condescending, but just asking these questions means you are under-qualified to open such a high-risk business.

    - Mark
  24. Other than cost, I don't see how you could go...

    Other than cost, I don't see how you could go wrong with that Seven. They know what they're doing.

    - Mark
  25. Nothing inherently wrong with "mixing", but this...

    Nothing inherently wrong with "mixing", but this is pretty esoteric construction for a one-off frame. Are titanium lugs readily available? You (or your framebuilder) would certainly want to be...
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