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  1. Ugh, coaster brakes. Not being able to back pedal...

    Ugh, coaster brakes. Not being able to back pedal is such a pain, when it doesn't at least afford you the control a fixed gear does.
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    http://www.velothek-berlin.com/wp-content/uploads/...

    http://www.velothek-berlin.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/CLASSIC_CARGO.jpg
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    Sticky: Had been riding crappy toe cage pedals for...

    Had been riding crappy toe cage pedals for awhile, doctors orders. But was waiting on new shoes and pedals to come in. Took them on the maiden voyage today and loving both. No work, but commuted...
  4. I liked the uptown 5 out of their last year's...

    I liked the uptown 5 out of their last year's lineup the most. Not liking the updated 7's color.
  5. At quick glance isn't the Greenway basically just...

    At quick glance isn't the Greenway basically just a beltway with chains and derailleurs? Granted, they're 3x set ups, not 1x.
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    Doesn't need lights if it's leaning against a...

    Doesn't need lights if it's leaning against a Festivus Pole! ;)
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    Yeah, pastors *never* lie, or bend the truth a...

    Yeah, pastors *never* lie, or bend the truth a bit. :p

    Sometimes you just get a lemon, dude. Or the bike was stressed in tough ways and the guy never realized it.

    Out of curiosity was that...
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    Go take it up some grueling climbs and hop off...

    Go take it up some grueling climbs and hop off some curbs, I find it unlikely that it sustained damage which will crop up in a few months as a totaled frame, your anecdotal story aside. Does your...
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    Did that with toe cage pedals when I reintroduced...

    Did that with toe cage pedals when I reintroduced bikes into my life as an adult. Right foot out in traffic, but leaned to the left... Fell over and left foot remained trapped in the pedal under the...
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    If get dollars to donuts it's standard threading,...

    If get dollars to donuts it's standard threading, which does not fly with press fit. Also one of their generic faq questions answers with chasing bb threads. From there it would be matching your bb...
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    I'm an SF Bay Area resident, so take my thoughts...

    I'm an SF Bay Area resident, so take my thoughts on winter gear with that in mind... ;)
    But for sub 5 mile commutes, for much winter weather, I really don't think you need to plop the coin on...
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    learn how to do it. I was really sloppy my first...

    learn how to do it. I was really sloppy my first few bad weather/cold/dark flat fixes. practice makes perfect. Hell, I'd say it's worth it to develop some muscle memory in controlled conditions to...
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    You realize there are millions of yield signs in...

    You realize there are millions of yield signs in this country, and most people get the "ambiguity" although it's not ambiguous at all with common sense.
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    Not really comparable to the jb greens, nearly...

    Not really comparable to the jb greens, nearly double the weight and obviously much tougher. I'd put these more in the category of people who want a fast road racing type tire, but with more volume....
  15. Cheaper isn't always less expensive, remember...

    Cheaper isn't always less expensive, remember that. Spend thirty now only to have to replace it every two thousand miles, and maybe a worse ride, worse grip, etc... Of course there are often good...
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    The Rivendell Jack Brown "green" as far as ride...

    The Rivendell Jack Brown "green" as far as ride quality, big round profile, weight, etc. though no flat protection to speak of (I have had zero flats on these). If you want more flat protection the...
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    Pics or it never happened. Nice review.

    Pics or it never happened.

    Nice review.
  18. a wide range of tire widths will fit on a certain...

    a wide range of tire widths will fit on a certain width wheel. Like said above, check clearance between current tire and fenders, clearance between any part of the brake caliper, chain stay, seat...
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    someone living in england knocking craft beers......

    someone living in england knocking craft beers... somehow it doesn't make me doubt the quality of craft beers.

    Anyways, I can't wait to try a new tasty English beer!
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    http://i.qkme.me/3tovtp.jpg

    http://i.qkme.me/3tovtp.jpg
  21. Thread: Pannier

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    I haven't used one much, besides playing around...

    I haven't used one much, besides playing around at work. But the Jannd Wet Rabbit comes at the right price and is pretty cool, if a bit simple compared to the much more expensive ortlieb. But nice...
  22. lol, why would you think I advocate riding on the...

    lol, why would you think I advocate riding on the sidewalk?? I was responding to the OP, where apparently someone at a shop said the folding bike is not a commuting bike.
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    We've come around to this point again. The old...

    We've come around to this point again. The old addage of thinner and higher pressure being faster is very arguable. And is kind of the purpose of this thread. You CAN have both. Just because most...
  24. um, isn't a folding bike basically the epitome of...

    um, isn't a folding bike basically the epitome of a commuter? It has slicks, it fold to get on public transport or an office... it's a commuter.
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    Been trying to find an old rigid mtb for this...

    Been trying to find an old rigid mtb for this purpose for awhile, everyone in the bay area wants $250 for a beat to hell old bike. The few I see that are good deals are usually on bikes that are way...
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