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    Look Sy, you will never see the big boys make...

    Look Sy, you will never see the big boys make parts for others like pedal spindles. They have their own products to worry about, and do not want to get involved with litigation no matter the merit....
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    It was late, I was wrong. It was part of a...

    It was late, I was wrong. It was part of a conversation I was involved in at WeightWeenies.
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    Hey Buny its no use arguing with someone that...

    Hey Buny its no use arguing with someone that only has 8 posts total. It is obvious he doesn't understand how the world works and is just throwing up arguments to be argumentative. There is no longer...
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    Uh, Shimano! Just get the Dura-Ace pedals they...

    Uh, Shimano!

    Just get the Dura-Ace pedals they are already Ti.
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    The red one is...

    The red one is prettier:http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71AlJ32cfNL._SL1100_.jpg
    Maybe we should put this i the Hot or Not thread!
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    Apparently you have never worked in a customer...

    Apparently you have never worked in a customer service role. Every caller will tell you they did nothing. "I was just riding along", "This is how I bought it", "It just failed". Whether right or...
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    Specious reasoning. If Trek makes a new seat...

    Specious reasoning.

    If Trek makes a new seat post mount and rail and patent it they will likely require a licensing fee from anyone making compatible parts. Now they could do what Cannondale did...
  8. Some parts on cars can be 'rebuilt' but unless yo...

    Some parts on cars can be 'rebuilt' but unless yo are a Campy user nothing from Shimano/SRAM/FSA/etc. can be rebuilt or repaired. Adjustment is adjusting not repairing, and should be an integral part...
  9. There is no magical art to doing bike maintenance...

    There is no magical art to doing bike maintenance and repair. If you have any level of mechanical skills and can follow simple instructions, you can repair anything on a bike. Repair is also not a...
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    Just note that there is one more difference...

    Just note that there is one more difference between a CO2 cartridge intended for tire inflation and the really inexpensive ones that Walmart, Dick's, other sporting goods stores sell. The tire carts...
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    Here is the problem with finding Speedplay stuff...

    Here is the problem with finding Speedplay stuff that doesn't come from Speedplay itself. They are litigious! They routinely scour the web for people selling "unauthorized" replacement parts and for...
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    Great for prototyping, but requires a lot of time...

    Great for prototyping, but requires a lot of time fiddling with printer settings before you get the print right. Much easier to design a part than to print it. RoBo 3D is only at a few Costco's not...
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    Been doing a bit more design work to solve some...

    Been doing a bit more design work to solve some problems I have with mounting existing cameras on bicycles. It is always nice to see things like the Fly6 and others, but they are more of a bicycle...
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    My experience also, about 3000 miles a year for...

    My experience also, about 3000 miles a year for four years on an 800, only lost data once, but it was a hardware failure that Garmin quickly replaced at month 13 of ownership.

    Now using an 810.
  15. I have only used the three Garmin units. The...

    I have only used the three Garmin units. The GSC-10 is the older combination unit it works and has on a couple of my bikes for several years. Last year I switched one bike to the Magnetless Speed...
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    https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?100759-Po...

    https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?100759-Power-Supply-to-VIRB-Elite-while-recording
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    Was looking for a race number plate attachment....

    Was looking for a race number plate attachment. They all were way too much money, even for the ones that were just a piece of twisted metal. So here is my attempt at making a part that works for me....
  18. Please note one thing about the way Garmin uses...

    Please note one thing about the way Garmin uses the speed sensor. It is not used to provide a continuous record or correction of any kind. It is only used when GPS is not available. I am not...
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    Various 3D printed parts

    Just got a few parts in from the 3D printer. I built these up because I needed what these parts do in a reall weight weenie sense. Couldn't use the standard parts because either they don't make them...
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    Besides, a bar setup like this causes your wrist...

    Besides, a bar setup like this causes your wrist to rotate forward. This is not a natural orientation for your wrists to be in and likely one of many reasons cyclists with similar setups find it...
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    There is also the O-Synce Navicoach, which does...

    There is also the O-Synce Navicoach, which does support Ant+ and breadcrumb style navigation: DCRainmaker's review. He has links to Clever Training and Amazon (about the same price if you use the...
  22. GPS is not always available. Heavy overcast, tree...

    GPS is not always available. Heavy overcast, tree cover, canyons, tunnels and more all degrade or inhibit GPS signal acquisition. Speed sensors smooth out the sections where GPS signal is lost rather...
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    This is one of the reasons test rides are...

    This is one of the reasons test rides are over-rated. You are more likely to make setup the determining factor rather than fit. Most shops hire kids rather than experienced mechanics, so setup can be...
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    Except not a likely technology for home use....

    Except not a likely technology for home use. Right now you can use some commercial 3D Printers to print castable wax material. Frome there you have many manufacturing options.
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    @Kev...

    @Kev - There are, just need to search a bit and read a lot of reviews, but for one off parts, there are networks of local printers and places like Shapeways that will print it for you after you...
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