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  1. Whoa those bolts are far too long for their...

    Whoa those bolts are far too long for their intended use. I've worked in two bike shops for twenty years and have installed many racks, many on bikes that were not designed for racks and I've never...
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    Northwave shoes fit my feet the best.

    Northwave shoes fit my feet the best.
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    nothing...

    nothing...
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    Yep, a silly troll out to cause a tempest in a...

    Yep, a silly troll out to cause a tempest in a tea pot and apparently fairly successful considering we are on page four.

    Started with a five speed "freewheel" and friction shifters...easy...
  5. Did you ask the lbs person why the fender was...

    Did you ask the lbs person why the fender was damaged? What was the reply?
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    lol...hard to describe all actions as many have...

    lol...hard to describe all actions as many have become as natural as breathing and seldom thought about.
    I did mean more of a "shock absorbing" action rather than bunny hopping as that can often...
  7. It happens and can/does happen often on a route...

    It happens and can/does happen often on a route we take all the time and know every rock and animal on...dogs are unpredictable.
    Glad you didn't get hurt too badly...or your bike.
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    As has been said pinch flats, not during tube...

    As has been said pinch flats, not during tube installation, are generally caused by one, or both, of two things...under inflated tire and/or hitting something hard enough to pinch the tube causing...
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    While cotton, imo, feels great against the skin...

    While cotton, imo, feels great against the skin it is a very poor moisture, sweat, management material. It absorbs but holds moisture...sweat, often leaving you feeling damp and clammy and worse,...
  10. Thread: Shoe Life

    by Kai Winters
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    I am still using a pair of Sidis that are around...

    I am still using a pair of Sidis that are around twenty years old but look new. I also have a pair of Northwave shoes that are probably around the same age and still in great shape.
    I've gone...
  11. Gander Mtn is selling their Guide Series gloves...

    Gander Mtn is selling their Guide Series gloves at forty percent off...great deal...some are wind proof and conductive...I have stopped buying "cycling" gloves and have been using "hunting" gloves as...
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    I've worn Perli kit for decades and love the...

    I've worn Perli kit for decades and love the stuff but bought a Castelli winter jacket around eight years ago and really love it.
    I ride down to the teens before I turn to the mag trainer and it has...
  13. I prefer a CX bike for many off road uses and...

    I prefer a CX bike for many off road uses and crappy road conditions.
    I ride a Redline, and have for several decades.
    You can tailor the tires for the roads/conditions.
    Variety of hand positions...
  14. Thread: Lbs

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    I generally buy everything over the interwebz....

    I generally buy everything over the interwebz.
    I've worked in shops for twenty years and over time I've learned how to do everything and have all the tools needed to build a bike from the frame up...
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    I've used a mild soap and water with a small,...

    I've used a mild soap and water with a small, finger nail, brush...hosed clean and placed on top of my water heater to dry for a day or two. They won't be brand new white but I don't care except to...
  16. I'm not a supporter at all to the HTFU...

    I'm not a supporter at all to the HTFU concept...pretty silly and perhaps harmful.

    It's all about proper layering and wind proofing. A "lite weight" and "mid weight" long sleeved base layers may...
  17. Stick with what you have. For the money you have,...

    Stick with what you have. For the money you have, your size, etc. You will see no, or such a small difference as to make no difference, difference or benefit to your current set.
    Save your money.
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    Good for you but changing your lifestyle is...

    Good for you but changing your lifestyle is important too and you have done well.
  19. I use a Jabra bluetooth ear bud thingy...it works...

    I use a Jabra bluetooth ear bud thingy...it works great. I wear it in my right ear and use it to listen to podcasts while riding. I can adjust the volume on the device and even answer a phone call if...
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    Depends... If you're buying a multi thousand...

    Depends...
    If you're buying a multi thousand dollar bike you have probably done tons of homework, researched the hell out of the frame dimensions compared to your preferred dimensions, etc. and made...
  21. Thread: Niterider

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    I've used NRider lights for near twenty years...

    I've used NRider lights for near twenty years now...first one had the battery in the bottle, whew one heavy battery...and would not use another brand.
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    I let my bike decide. It hasn't "steered" me...

    I let my bike decide. It hasn't "steered" me wrong yet hehehe
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    My fifteen year old Campy Record 10 speed drive...

    My fifteen year old Campy Record 10 speed drive train is still running flawlessly...don't worry about it.
    If you are concerned buy a couple of chains and cassettes...future proof for just a few...
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    Well done.

    Well done.
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    Very cool, made me smile. Thanks

    Very cool, made me smile. Thanks
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