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    I 've been told that the more skilled riders of...

    I 've been told that the more skilled riders of yore were able to shift through the gears by clipping the right shifter with their knee during sprints/standing efforts
  2. Lawl that's doubtful :) I had tried tightening...

    Lawl that's doubtful :) I had tried tightening the skewer mounts and it didn't seem to make a difference, but perhaps I should have a friend listen while I'm on the thing to see if it's coming from...
  3. Wellp, appears that it's just me. Le sigh

    Wellp, appears that it's just me. Le sigh
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    It does indeed say record in cyrillic. I would...

    It does indeed say record in cyrillic. I would absolutely love to own one of those, looks like they're all a tad large for me though :(
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    The fused deposition modeling (FDM) method...

    The fused deposition modeling (FDM) method produces parts that are plenty strong as well. We use both SLS and FDM machines at work, and while the resolution is better on the SLS machine, our FDM...
  6. Anyone else's trainer get absurdly creaky during full power efforts?

    So, since the real cold/snow is finally upon us and my commuter badly needs a new front hub, my cycling is now fully confined to the indoors. I've set up my road bike on the trainer, and have been...
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    Welcome aboard from the GMA!

    Welcome aboard from the GMA!
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    I used to count the Syllables in your replies...

    I used to count the
    Syllables in your replies
    To check for haiku

    :D

    But seriously, sorry to hear about the death of your bike. At least now you have impetus to upgrade!
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    spdracr39 That's unfortunate and I'm glad you're...

    spdracr39 That's unfortunate and I'm glad you're unhurt, but are you sure the frame is toast? I'm no Trek expert and definitely don't have a Madone, but it seems like every higher end Trek road bike...
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    Now I gots one too! The titanium bastard: ...

    Now I gots one too! The titanium bastard:

    http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosaurus/20140919_075544_zpsf61898f4.jpg

    1990s Performance TR1000 frame I picked up recently, finally...
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    My now antiquated box runs an AMD 955BE quad...

    My now antiquated box runs an AMD 955BE quad overclocked to 3.8 GHz on an ASUS M4N82Deluxe board, dual GTX460s in SLI clocked up about 15 percent across the board (don't recall exact frequencies), 6...
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    I betcha it's 26.6 if there's as little play as...

    I betcha it's 26.6 if there's as little play as you describe. Just picked this guy up to use on a build after discovering that none of my seatposts fit >.< XLC 26 6 Bicycle Seatpost with Clamp 350mm...
  13. Wellp, methinks I've figured it out. This appears...

    Wellp, methinks I've figured it out. This appears to be a Performance TR1000 frame. The bikes in the following frame match mine to a tee as far as I can tell:...
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    That's where the "make a box around the box out...

    That's where the "make a box around the box out of packing tape" technique comes into play :D
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    Ha, I didn't think it'd last that long! Oh, and...

    Ha, I didn't think it'd last that long! Oh, and the use count was actually 2 when I made the counter, I was trying to make tallies :lol:

    Oh, and please re-add me.
  16. On the above notes, I looked at the downtube and...

    On the above notes, I looked at the downtube and the cross-section transitions to an ellipse (major axis parallel to BB axis) where it joins with the BB shell, presumably for some extra lateral...
  17. Anyone?

    Anyone?
  18. It took me multiple Google searches to figure out...

    It took me multiple Google searches to figure out what you just said :lol: It appears the Witch's House is being moved to Sheboygan. Never been on Beach, but it doesn't look particularly canyon-y to...
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    @rubic Thankfully, there's nothing that resembles a canyon round these parts, then :D Seriously though, is it that bad? I read into the characteristics of titanium before making the purchase and did...
  20. What the crap did I just buy? (Titanium frame content)

    Hiya folks,

    So a while back I discovered that, potentially from a standing-on-the-trainer related fault of my own, the rear triangle on my road frame was wonked to the NDS by about 3mm. Still...
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    http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosau...

    http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosaurus/20140815_185933_zps24ae6dc4.jpg

    That's what I paid for mine, although it came with racks and fenders. I'd say you did quite well!
  22. I roll on 700x32c Marathons on my commuter, about...

    I roll on 700x32c Marathons on my commuter, about 1000 miles so far. Haven't had a single puncture, and have gone over some glass and such on numerous occasions. They grip very well in the rain as...
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    I'm a fan of the Nitto B115, though I've been...

    I'm a fan of the Nitto B115, though I've been feeling the itch to try a compact bar as of late. I've got the B115 on my commuter as well as my road bike.
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    Though it seems like you've found what you need,...

    Though it seems like you've found what you need, the Nashbar Tempo double wireless computer does all the things you wanted for $50. I like mine.
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    Sounds like the freewheel or freehub (depending...

    Sounds like the freewheel or freehub (depending on how your bike is equipped) may have some pawls that are failing to engage. What bike is it?
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