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  1. Thread: For My Daddy.

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    Another one here who has been away from the...

    Another one here who has been away from the forums and just heard via FB.


    That you were kind enough to take the time to let us know by posting here shows that you realized just how much this...
  2. Thread: Western Boots

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    I'm really looking forward to getting a pair of...

    I'm really looking forward to getting a pair of the White Semi-dress, with leather soles and a block heel this time. I used to wear the Farmer/Ranchers with the composite sole and under-slung rubber...
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    /\ thanks for that one, never saw it before. /\ ...

    /\ thanks for that one, never saw it before. /\

    JB's passing was a real heartbreaker. An amazing talent. If you want to know how much he contributed to cream, two words: Blind Faith....
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    http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/jean-cla...

    http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/jean-claude-van-damme-02.gif?w=650


    http://media.giphy.com/media/dh3lhPOUnTu7u/giphy.gif
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    Hmmm. It's almost as if this thread is an...

    Hmmm. It's almost as if this thread is an intentional parody of the earlier thread on TV shows. But then, who would think of doing such a thing? :innocent:
  6. Thread: Western Boots

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    I think it's a personal thing- ymmv, for sure. ...

    I think it's a personal thing- ymmv, for sure.

    I see lots of guys older than me who can pull off cowboy boots and whatever. Maybe it's more about build, or a general sense of fitness. Nowadays, I...
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    you can't say "***" on BF? What the f**k? I...

    you can't say "***" on BF? What the f**k?

    I love MTM and Newhart, we just watched all those too. As well as Dragnet, Adam 12, Kojak, Starsky & Hutch (starring that red torino) etc etc.
  8. Thread: Western Boots

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    Whites and similar packer boots offer a lot of...

    Whites and similar packer boots offer a lot of the same fit/style but can be laced as needed for a snugger fit. I don't wear cowboy or Frye type boots anymore (due mostly to lack of support, but also...
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    I just found this on Hulu, am watching each...

    I just found this on Hulu, am watching each episode in order (up to Episode 4). Had never heard of it before and it looks quite good, especially as it was out a full year or so before "Twilight...
  10. Thread: Regarding sydney

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    I see I'm not the only one who thinks of sydney...

    I see I'm not the only one who thinks of sydney this time of the year.

    The article & video is still up.

    RIP, sir, and warm thoughts to his family and loved ones.
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    Dang, that;s what I figured. It might be too...

    Dang, that;s what I figured.

    It might be too much trouble, then. I basically wanted to use these because they have big wide Weinmann rims, 36 spokes and 700x38 tires. My bike is an old 1980s...
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    7-speed wheel with 9 speed cassette?

    I have used new wheels with 9/10 speed hubs on my old 7-speed bike, by placing a spacer on the hub before sliding the 7 speed cassette on - this works, fine, of course, after a slight tweak on...
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    Yes, a miracle indeed. But not unheard of - just...

    Yes, a miracle indeed. But not unheard of - just goes to show it can't hurt to try. :)
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    Update: They got the bike back! Spotted it...

    Update: They got the bike back!

    Spotted it chained up outside a local store, a few blocks away from where it was stolen.

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    Turns out a guy inside the store bought it on the street (with...
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    I think most people get 'stuck' in their...

    I think most people get 'stuck' in their preferred tastes, which were formed in teen years or early 20s. My theory on this is that early on, we gravitate towards certain styles of music or even...
  16. Thread: Prayers Please

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    Just saw this - my condolences. Let me echo the...

    Just saw this - my condolences. Let me echo the wise posts above which urge you to take good care of yourself as you continue to process this sad loss. Don't hesitate to seek help if you need it -...
  17. Thread: Tape

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    Poll: 380199

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    Fify

    Fify
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    LOL. No, just got a new one, as mentioned, which...

    LOL. No, just got a new one, as mentioned, which is why this one got reassigned from weekend club rides to beater duty...I just want to keep all my teeth and my brains, so didn't wanna take a foolish...
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    Thanks, all. the last two posts are very...

    Thanks, all. the last two posts are very reassuring, I appreciate that.

    I have a theory; I don't clean my bikes as often as I should, and when I do I have to really scrub to get the grit and grime...
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    Old 531 frame - Paint scratch? Crack?

    Hi all,

    about a year ago I noticed a small scratch on my 1986 Trek - 531 butted main tubes. Scratch is about 1 cm long, curved, and is on the side of the down tube, right behind the lower area of...
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    Poll: OMG, THANK YOU. I usually sit and stew on a daily...

    OMG, THANK YOU. I usually sit and stew on a daily basis putting up with these shenanigans...today I finally lost it and when the light turned green (about five seconds after a snail rolled past me,...
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    Good point, zacster. In lieu of having a lock, I...

    Good point, zacster. In lieu of having a lock, I have also heard people say to turn the bike upside down, loosen the wheel QR, take the seat or wheel inside, etc. Anything to slow the thief down,...
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    Stolen bike alert - Queens/NYC

    Hey folks, a friend parked his Bianchi hybrid on the sidewalk outside a corner store in our neighborhood (Jackson Heights), to run in for a second...and someone snatched his bike.


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  25. Thread: B Screw question

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    Thanks Dave - I will check the chain length. ...

    Thanks Dave - I will check the chain length. Probably would do the RD tweak as a last resort.

    Of course the irony is, I LOVE riding a corncob with a well-adjusted short cage RD. On flat ground,...
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