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    One cm of stem lenght really doesn't make much...

    One cm of stem lenght really doesn't make much difference. Handlebar height is more important. If you can get the stem cheap - I say go for it.
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    I really liked the grey treaded tires that Conti...

    I really liked the grey treaded tires that Conti made but they wear out really FAST! so I don't use them anymore. These days I am running Rivendell Roly Poly 700x27.

    I like the looks of...
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    Prices on eBay have been crazy lately. You are...

    Prices on eBay have been crazy lately. You are lucky to nab such a score. Good for you!!!
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    this is only a guess but... maybe they are just...

    this is only a guess but... maybe they are just covering their own butts? Or maybe the federal bike spec requires them? It would be interesting to find out.
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    I wonder how long until some company starts...

    I wonder how long until some company starts marketing carbon fiber spoke protectors?
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    Hmmm.... this has me thinking, can I change my...

    Hmmm.... this has me thinking, can I change my username or do I have to start all over with a new account?
  7. That is the very thread I was just thinking...

    That is the very thread I was just thinking about. One wrong comment was all it took to send everything spiraling into disaster. Maybe it is just the amateur wanna-be psycho anylist in me that just...
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    a small whack mid-ride is enough to knock your...

    a small whack mid-ride is enough to knock your D's out of place. You may not notice until it is too late.
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    You don't have a generic name that is already...

    You don't have a generic name that is already taken on 9 out of 10 forums.
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    I prefer BicycleBob but on forums where that name...

    I prefer BicycleBob but on forums where that name is already taken I use Cycletourist.
  11. Perverse fascination with closed threads

    Why is it that when I see a thread has been closed I just HAVE to read it?!
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    36 spokes are enough. The hardest part will be...

    36 spokes are enough. The hardest part will be getting a bike that is big enough. The bike shop will try to sell you a bike that is too small (56 or 58 cm) because that is in vogue these days. But...
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    The plastic disk is not heavy enough to matter...

    The plastic disk is not heavy enough to matter but it does have a potential benefit. You might as well leave it on.
  14. I haven't read Bicycling Mag in over a year. It...

    I haven't read Bicycling Mag in over a year. It just isn't worth the $10 or whatever they charge for it.
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    Interesting. So one of my guesses was possibly...

    Interesting. So one of my guesses was possibly correct. The high recumbent crash rate I saw on RAGBRAI may have been new bent riders who just didn't practice enough before showing up for a 15000 bike...
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    ah ha!! I should have known :-(

    ah ha!! I should have known :-(
  17. I don't understand. You get what crammed don't...

    I don't understand. You get what crammed don't your thoat? Please explain.
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    That is good to know. I think I read somewhere...

    That is good to know.

    I think I read somewhere that using lower bottom brackets, longer chainstays and thicker walls on the head tube will supress shimmy. I don't remember who wrote it or why the...
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    Is it just me or have prices on eBay gone crazy...

    Is it just me or have prices on eBay gone crazy lately? Used DVD's and books are selling for more than new ones. And bikes and parts are selling for such crazy prices that I don't even bid on them...
  20. My girlfriend is a vegetarian, tho she still eats...

    My girlfriend is a vegetarian, tho she still eats eggs and dairy so she is not a total vegan. Reading this thread really got her peeved but not for the reasons you might think. What really irks her...
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    Thank you. That is sort of what I was getting at,...

    Thank you. That is sort of what I was getting at, although I did not state it well. I meant to say the only ROAD bikes available are road racing bikes but in my haste (bitterness?) I left out that...
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    forgive my ignorance but what is DF?

    forgive my ignorance but what is DF?
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    I never said "bents were causing accidents". I...

    I never said "bents were causing accidents". I never even said that bents were dangerous. My only point was (and is) that bents are involved in accidents often enough that it made me notice and...
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    The local bike shop recently ordered several...

    The local bike shop recently ordered several bikes from Electra and they sent him the wrong bikes. Now he is trying to get it straightened out over the phone and having no luck. Electra will probably...
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    Did you learn/practice any foreign languages why...

    Did you learn/practice any foreign languages why traveling the world by bicycle? Fluency in two or more languages always looks good on a resume. You could play up your cycletour as 'career training'...
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