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    I've not seen that either, but I wonder if your...

    I've not seen that either, but I wonder if your natural foot position and rotation has you pressing more than average on the outside of the pedal rather than in the center -- I do that, at least a...
  2. My view exactly.

    My view exactly.
  3. Because nearly all of us posting here are serious...

    Because nearly all of us posting here are serious enthusiasts, we want equipment that not only performs well, but that is built to last a long time. As you move up the food chain of group sets, you...
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    That seems important ;) Still, a nice deal for...

    That seems important ;)

    Still, a nice deal for someone, I'd think.
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    Looks to me like a great deal... no size...

    Looks to me like a great deal... no size provided? Seems odd for such a nice bike...
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    Many thanks for taking the time to reply, and the...

    Many thanks for taking the time to reply, and the feedback on the wheels. Enjoy the new bike!
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    Nice looking bike -- digging the wheelset too. ...

    Nice looking bike -- digging the wheelset too. Mind if I ask how you spec'd them? Did they build them for you or did you build them yourself? Thanks...
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    Use the shoes a while longer to see if they do...

    Use the shoes a while longer to see if they do break in -- use them only for shorter rides to protect against them torturing you for hours on end. If they don't come 'round, given them to someone...
  9. Are you asking for advice on tires (per thread...

    Are you asking for advice on tires (per thread title) or wheels (per message); I am going to assume you mean wheels.

    The wheels that come with the bike are likely to be nothing special, but...
  10. Thread: New Rules

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    I like 'em. Good work!

    I like 'em. Good work!
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    No doubt that the big guys can put real resources...

    No doubt that the big guys can put real resources towards engineering and testing. But they are often targeting the bleeding edge of bike design, which helps explains why they fail at times. ...
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    Sticky: ^ Here's a link to the Giro helmet mentioned...

    ^ Here's a link to the Giro helmet mentioned above: Giro Air Attack Shield Bike Helmet

    Also, today only, REI had 30% off the price shown for cycling and fitness items in their outlet:
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    Nope, pure speculation on my part, so I might...

    Nope, pure speculation on my part, so I might well be wrong but I can't imagine that if the builder has any sort of reputation. No frame builder could stay in business if they built something that...
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    If it was just a glued butt joint, I'd agree--but...

    If it was just a glued butt joint, I'd agree--but it can't be, there is just not enough gluing surface. But I am betting dollars to doughnuts that joints are reinforced internally, glued, wrapped in...
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    We're slated for rain tomorrow, WTF? ;)

    We're slated for rain tomorrow, WTF? ;)
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    Sticky: Ah, hadn't noticed that -- sorry.

    Ah, hadn't noticed that -- sorry.
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    nice bike, nice fence, nice photo!

    nice bike, nice fence, nice photo!
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    Sticky: Today, Competitive Cyclist has good prices on...

    Today, Competitive Cyclist has good prices on Garmin 500s (device only, speed/cadence sensor + HR band, speed/cadence sensor + premium HR band).

    12 Days Sale, Day 12 | Competitive Cyclist

    Uses...
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    Spam or not, I learned something about how the...

    Spam or not, I learned something about how the magic is made from BDop, Dave, and Boyd -- thanks to you folks for chiming in.
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    One thing I like aesthetically about disc set-ups...

    One thing I like aesthetically about disc set-ups is the lack of a brake tracks on the wheels. All black rims look clean to me.

    And I didn't know that KTM makes bicycles. Huh.
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    Funny, I had the same thought :-) Heck, who...

    Funny, I had the same thought :-)

    Heck, who needs a warranty ;-)
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    4:13 is fantastic, nice work. Winner came in...

    4:13 is fantastic, nice work.

    Winner came in at 4:07 -- that's an average of 25.1 mph over the 104 mile course.

    http://www.ceptiming.com/2014/misc572/14ETT-104-All.txt
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    Good luck to those of you riding tomorrow. A bit...

    Good luck to those of you riding tomorrow. A bit cool to start, but should be a nice day -- especially when compared with last year! Yikes.
  24. Damn, that was good. Nice work, good advice.

    Damn, that was good. Nice work, good advice.
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    At the moment, Performance has the 5700-C pedals...

    At the moment, Performance has the 5700-C pedals for $90 plus 25% off, so $68. I've been happy with mine for a few thousand trouble-free miles.
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