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  1. The value of the Euro is not the only concern....

    The value of the Euro is not the only concern. Problems including double digit unemployment and stagnant economic growth will continue to be a serious issue. A weak currency will improve exports and...
  2. It may take more than 90 days, but it will get...

    It may take more than 90 days, but it will get there. Between the Greek election and the quantitative easing announced by Mario Draghi of the European Central Bank last week, radical changes in the...
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    It's the first steel frame I've seen with a...

    It's the first steel frame I've seen with a tapered headset, using a larger bearing at the fork crown. Salsa does a great job with their bikes.
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    Sounds like a good decision. Not everyone...

    Sounds like a good decision. Not everyone providing an opinion on this thread has read all the content. Considering that you are in the EU, the prices and availability of tires is not the same as in...
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    It's a no-brainer, the Trek. It's far more...

    It's a no-brainer, the Trek.

    It's far more complete, original and is well maintained, if the description is correct.
  6. Don't forget, the United States was also in the...

    Don't forget, the United States was also in the worse financial crisis since the great depression only five years ago.

    Super Mario to the rescue: BBC News - ECB unveils massive QE boost for...
  7. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LaXqHU32bm4

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LaXqHU32bm4
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    +1 on the Sugino XD2-600. It is aesthetically...

    +1 on the Sugino XD2-600. It is aesthetically composed, beautifully finished, the 48, 36 and 26 chainrings provide a wide gear range, shifting is quick since the chainrings feature ramps and pins.
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    Worse case scenario is that some models,...

    Worse case scenario is that some models, available today, become more scarce. I'm keeping a pair of brifters that match my bikes, but I could use any left hand, 9 or 10 speed triple shifter from...
  10. The Sugino XD2-600 is a superb crankset. It is...

    The Sugino XD2-600 is a superb crankset. It is aesthetically composed, beautifully finished, the 48, 36 and 26 chainrings provide a wide gear range, shifting is quick since the chainrings feature...
  11. Really impressive! What tires are fitted? How...

    Really impressive!

    What tires are fitted? How does it ride?
  12. Hi Bob, Thanks for the welcome. PM sent, I...

    Hi Bob,

    Thanks for the welcome. PM sent, I look forward to meeting you.

    Michael
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    I have a question for this panel. Most 2 or 4...

    I have a question for this panel. Most 2 or 4 wheeled motorised vehicles need larger heat capacity on the front axle than on the rear. I assume this is because weight transfer allows the front axle...
  14. I didn't like the performance of my lugged fork...

    I didn't like the performance of my lugged fork on my Simoncini Cyclocross bike. The fork was very flexy, among other issues. I found a NOS Fuji fork that was a perfect fit. Now the bike is rock...
  15. Plus 1 on going with a 700x32. The 700x32...

    Plus 1 on going with a 700x32. The 700x32 Vittoria Voyager Hyper is as fast as any flat resistant 700x25 while touring. Remember, your average speed will be below 18 mph and a well make 700x32 tire...
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    I'll join you to explore the routes, looks like a...

    I'll join you to explore the routes, looks like a excellent cycling. Another Bikeforum member reports excellent gravel riding near Washington and Rolla.
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    I suspect when you write "shifter", you mean...

    I suspect when you write "shifter", you mean dérailleur.
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    GS RD is for modern road triple drive trains...

    GS RD is for modern road triple drive trains including Dura Ace, Ultegra, 105 and Tiargra. SGS is the Deore mountain drivetrains.

    Back in the early days of Deore, SS and GS models were sold. When...
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    Interesting, they must be concerned about chain...

    Interesting, they must be concerned about chain wrap capacity and a too-short chain. I always install a slightly too-long chain and just avoid the small-small combination. Even if I shift to the...
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    Does RD-5701 provide a GS length cage? If it...

    Does RD-5701 provide a GS length cage? If it does, than yes. The 11-23, 12-27 and 12-30 cassettes are all Ultegra. There is 10 speed Tiagra 12-30. The 11-32 is a Sram road ten speed cassette.
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    Yes, the tire should have a useful blend of...

    Yes, the tire should have a useful blend of features, including safe on-pavement traction and good off-pavement utility when the trails are dry. It's large enough size and volume for rocky trails...
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    Yes. I haven't changed the cassette in more than...

    Yes. I haven't changed the cassette in more than a year. I'm using the 12-27 with the Ultegra RD and the 12-30 with the Deore. Both have been professionally adjusted and left as-is.

    I want the...
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    Good question. These are carbon frames that I've...

    Good question. These are carbon frames that I've owned from when they were new. Neither bike has been crashed or dropped. One of the mechanics observed that the hanger was not very rigid.
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    which Shimano GS rear derailleur?

    I have two bikes with Shimano road triple Drivetrains. I'm using a Shimano 105 5603 triple crankset with 50, 39 and 26t chainrings. I installed the 26t inner ring, replacing the standard 30t.

    I'm...
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    Another suggestion: CONTINENTAL CYCLOCROSS SPEED...

    Another suggestion: CONTINENTAL CYCLOCROSS SPEED 700 x 42c REFLEX CX BIKE TYRE | eBay

    Continental Cyclocross SPEED Ride 700c x 42 folding (file tread). This tire measures about 39mm wide, has flat...
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