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    Maybe use the correct pump head? Some floor pumps...

    Maybe use the correct pump head? Some floor pumps will fit both or have a dual head.
  2. Don't go with a bike jacket. Try a wind proof...

    Don't go with a bike jacket. Try a wind proof fleece vest, base layer and a wool sweater. Try the New Balance outlet store in Brighton. Look for a windproof running jacket. Windproof on the front,...
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    How many people and bikes?

    How many people and bikes?
  4. Thread: Mixed use tires

    by Leebo
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    Excellent case for another bike.

    Excellent case for another bike.
  5. I like the avid speed dial levers. Designed to...

    I like the avid speed dial levers. Designed to work with the avid disk brakes. You can dial in the pad contact point and adjust lever pull and how far away the lever is to the bar. May not be the...
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    I stopped caring what others thought about me in...

    I stopped caring what others thought about me in 6th grade. Wealthy on a crosscheck? Not. I dress for function, warmth and safety. Lots of lights, hi-viz etc. Use what works for you. I chide my...
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    ^^^ Do you mt bike? Most companies have them in...

    ^^^ Do you mt bike? Most companies have them in their line up. Just slightly larger than a 26er.
  8. Just run 2.5 tires on the 26" rims, it will be...

    Just run 2.5 tires on the 26" rims, it will be very close to 27.5 with skinny tires.
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    Try deal extreme. I bought a 1200 lumen light for...

    Try deal extreme. I bought a 1200 lumen light for $32.00. It may be more like 8-900, but bright.
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    Excessive? You're talking to the wrong crowd, I...

    Excessive? You're talking to the wrong crowd, I only have 9.
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    The smallest 700c studded tires are 30 for the...

    The smallest 700c studded tires are 30 for the A10 and 32 for the hakkapalitta. Time for a cross bike?
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    Yup, basic mt bike gearing. Low can be 22,24 or...

    Yup, basic mt bike gearing. Low can be 22,24 or 26, middle 30,32,34 or 36. Big can be 42,44,46 or 48. I'm currently using 26,36 46 with a 34-12 out back on 26x1.75 tires. On a Burley runabout.
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    Yep, cold stomach thing is cold weather related...

    Yep, cold stomach thing is cold weather related for runners and bikers. Has to do with all the warm blood going to the extremities and such. I use a tyvex envelope between my 2 base layers with a...
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    Wow, trike versus a heavy city bike. As stated...

    Wow, trike versus a heavy city bike. As stated before, flat bar city commuter. And pedal faster.
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    i would not but any of them. New in the last few...

    i would not but any of them. New in the last few years are 15 mm through front axle . And 142 mm x 12 mm through rear axle. 26ers are all but dead except for kids and downhill bikes. 29ers are very...
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    TMI. So back to the OP. You might fit a 180 front...

    TMI. So back to the OP. You might fit a 180 front and and 160 rear. Constraints of the bike specs and design. Pulse your brakes, dont' drag. Those are the size rotors I use on my mt bike and I'm 235...
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    I like the cygo hot shot and a side mirror.

    I like the cygo hot shot and a side mirror.
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    One other thought, check out Zinn bikes,...

    One other thought, check out Zinn bikes, specializing in big bikes.
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    How much does a broken bone cost? Here in the...

    How much does a broken bone cost? Here in the Boston, MA area we get lots of freeze thaw, with melting snowbanks and poor plowing. It is always that 1 dark corner with ice. I have 3 sets of studded...
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    I like the Kenda K rads. Sort of a park/ jump...

    I like the Kenda K rads. Sort of a park/ jump tire. It has a low profile alternating checkerboard pattern. A good compromise for the 2 surfaces.
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    Zip tie a milk crate to your rear rack, put bag...

    Zip tie a milk crate to your rear rack, put bag in it. One way to do it.
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    1 studded tire is a recipe for disaster. Ask me...

    1 studded tire is a recipe for disaster. Ask me how I know. YRMV.
  23. Frame fit you? As said, follow min clamp height....

    Frame fit you? As said, follow min clamp height. Get a longer seat post. I'm 6'4" so I've been there.
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    Those should work fine. Usually tubes will fit a...

    Those should work fine. Usually tubes will fit a range of tire sizes.
  25. Thread: Moral Support

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    My commute is 18 miles one way. One kid in...

    My commute is 18 miles one way. One kid in college, the other out. How long would it take you to drive? My good weather bike commute takes me 15 minutes longer by bike than by car. Kids in school...
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