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  1. Thread: Wheel comfort?

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    +1. I have a wheel set with 18 spokes/radial in...

    +1. I have a wheel set with 18 spokes/radial in the front and 20/cross 2 in the rear. In trying to find a less harsh ride, I finally switched to Vittoria Corsa Evo CX, with latex tubes. 23 mm front...
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    Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Glossary Ha-Hi...

    Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Glossary Ha-Hi
  3. Thread: Kickstand???

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    +1

    +1
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    The carbon paste is the best solution. It will...

    The carbon paste is the best solution. It will prevent the post from slipping and prevent seizing problems.
  5. Thread: Snow...ugh.

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    75 in Dallas today, close to 80 tomorrow.

    75 in Dallas today, close to 80 tomorrow.
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    As an opposing view, I recommend carrying with...

    As an opposing view, I recommend carrying with you the types of food you train with. If you train with Clif bars, take them with you on organized rides as well. On a long ride is not the time to find...
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    My thoughts as well. This frame demands a top of...

    My thoughts as well. This frame demands a top of the line Shimano, SRAM or Campy group set. Anything else is like ordering a Ferrari with a four cylinder engine and stamped steel wheels.
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    The OP should join forces with the guy who was...

    The OP should join forces with the guy who was trying to change the rake of his carbon fork.
  9. +1. Bike helmets are good for one impact.

    +1. Bike helmets are good for one impact.
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    It's caused by "cardiac drift". There are...

    It's caused by "cardiac drift". There are numerous articles on the WEB.
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    It is not possible to "un-see" things, short of...

    It is not possible to "un-see" things, short of electroshock therapy.
  12. Thread: One More time

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    So, if you use your bike to sell things, you are...

    So, if you use your bike to sell things, you are a "pedaling peddler".
  13. Thread: One More time

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    Time for Wierd al: ...

    Time for Wierd al:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc
  14. Yes, the sealers will work in tubes. According to...

    Yes, the sealers will work in tubes. According to reports I've read, Orange Seal is perhaps the best for sealing non-latex tubes. In addition to the liquid latex, it also contains small particles...
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    It only takes a few minutes.

    It only takes a few minutes.
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    Down tube shifters where the norm before STI type...

    Down tube shifters where the norm before STI type shifters became the norm. Some cheaper bikes had the shifters on stem, and some, primarily touring bikes, had bar end shifters. The main advantage of...
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    "Open tubular" is a standard industry term for a...

    "Open tubular" is a standard industry term for a clincher that has the same construction as a tubular but mounts as a clincher. An example is the Vittoria Open Corsa CX....
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    RHYTHM+ | by Scosche...

    RHYTHM+ | by Scosche

    I think the accuracy depends on how well the sensor is held in place.
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    In my experience, they do not. I bought one that...

    In my experience, they do not. I bought one that wraps around the forearm and uses an optical sensor. It works, but gives erratic readings. I've gone back to a chest strap.
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    Just be sure the RD limit screws are adjusted to...

    Just be sure the RD limit screws are adjusted to prevent the RD from hitting the spokes -- as it should be.
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    For that much, you could pay for a coach, better...

    For that much, you could pay for a coach, better equipment and get better the right way.
  22. Thread: SIDI resole

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    What would you replace? Back in the old days,...

    What would you replace? Back in the old days, when it was common to resole shoes, they replaced the outer sole of the shoe, either partially or completely. How would that work on a cycling shoe.
    ...
  23. +1

    +1
  24. If the valves have removable cores, sealants like...

    If the valves have removable cores, sealants like Orange Seal work well to prevent flats. orangeseal website :: Home

    In general, there is no good reason to switch to clinchers for a longer ride.
  25. Thread: Ftp or cadence

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    Exactly. Power is a function of torque (pedal...

    Exactly. Power is a function of torque (pedal pressure) and RPM (cadence). You can achieve power at a low cadence/high torque or high cadence/low torque.
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