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    Bike lights are not why high output LEDs are...

    Bike lights are not why high output LEDs are being developed. The end goal is economical low environmental impact replacements for general purpose incandescent and fluorescent lighting.
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    Bike shops around here have loads of hybrids as...

    Bike shops around here have loads of hybrids as they are by far the largest selling category. They usually divide them into three categories; performance, trail, and comfort. Trek and Specialized...
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    Helmet improvements, or not? NFL

    Interesting article wrt helmet add-ons and reduction in angular acceleration experienced by the head. This is for football helmets, but technologies and testing methodology could be relevant to...
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    FWIW: Saw this stuff at Lowes the other day. ...

    FWIW: Saw this stuff at Lowes the other day. https://www.fiberfix.com/gallery/sport-and-outdoors/ , not that I'd recommend it.
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    Poll: mah see

    mah see
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    Padded shorts provide stiffness and body that...

    Padded shorts provide stiffness and body that prevents bunching of the fabric and chafing. The pads are rather too thin and soft to provide much padding of the seat. The original cycling short pads...
  7. IDK about Pro4 Endurance but I've been riding...

    IDK about Pro4 Endurance but I've been riding Pro2-3-4 SC tires for years and though the resistance to cutting is much better on the 4s, I never found the cuts to be consequential on any of them.
  8. We use Arkel Randonneur Racks on our carbon fiber...

    We use Arkel Randonneur Racks on our carbon fiber road bikes with carbon fiber seat posts. The rack hangs off the seat rails and rests against the seatpost with a rubber pad and strap.
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    My phone receives BlueTooth smart and ANT+ so any...

    My phone receives BlueTooth smart and ANT+ so any app that uses that (e.g. Endomondo) can be used for fitness tracking with appropriate sensors.
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    There's a cover on the side of the shifter base...

    There's a cover on the side of the shifter base under the hood that is held on with three small screws. Removing it allows access to the pawls making it easy to check operation and clean/lube them....
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    See post 27 in this thread. Imitation is...

    See post 27 in this thread.

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
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    Warming up with a hair dryer can soften the glue...

    Warming up with a hair dryer can soften the glue and make them easier to peel off. I use WD40 to remove remaining goo, but other "oily" solvents like OMS work too.
  13. Haven't read all the posts, but I do 100% of my...

    Haven't read all the posts, but I do 100% of my own work. That's way something is screwed up, it's perfectly clear where the blame lies and who is responsible for setting it right.
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    That's a killer deal. I've been using a 705...

    That's a killer deal. I've been using a 705 since the came out and personally have no need or desire for a newer model. The one I have now was an exchange refurb from Garmin and they charged me...
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    Read the advertisements, printed materials and...

    Read the advertisements, printed materials and any contracts you may have signed. Only what is specifically stated as being included is included. It's nice if they go beyond that, but there should...
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    Yeah. Breadcrumb is fine, but it shows no roads....

    Yeah. Breadcrumb is fine, but it shows no roads. Any turn directions are simple text embedded in the TCX file by whatever created it and are cued based on proximity to their coordinates. If you...
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    It's fine. Pro3s do that. Pro4s do it less. ...

    It's fine. Pro3s do that. Pro4s do it less. If the rear is worn to the cords, put that front on the rear and a new tire on the front.
  18. 50F I wear a normal jersey and arm warmers or a...

    50F I wear a normal jersey and arm warmers or a long sleeve jersey, a vest (gilet), and leg or knee warmers. Maybe also a cap/beanie under the helmet and toe warmers. 60F and above it's a short...
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    Suggest checking here: ...

    Suggest checking here: https://forums.garmin.com/forumdisplay.php?245-Edge-800

    As for Garmin warranty experience, yes, they honor their warranties. You need to contact them via email or phone,...
  20. I'm not creative enough to imagine a scenario...

    I'm not creative enough to imagine a scenario where I couldn't get it to work.
  21. +1 on two jars. Let particulates settle and...

    +1 on two jars. Let particulates settle and decant the supernatant. Gatorade or similar PETE bottles work fine for me.
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    I have dehumidifiers in my basement that will put...

    I have dehumidifiers in my basement that will put out a liter in an hour, but they use a heck of a lot of electricity doing it.
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    Yes. It's a surrogate for social grooming...

    Yes. It's a surrogate for social grooming behavior as is common among the lesser apes.
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    Definitely happens to me at times with stuff from...

    Definitely happens to me at times with stuff from the UK. I usually get stuff in 4-7 business days but on occasion it's taken 2-4+ weeks. It gets hung up at the US port of entry. Blame US customs.
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    Years ago there used to be some very cheesy tools...

    Years ago there used to be some very cheesy tools around. Nowadays, it seems virtually all are quite good. Chain-store brands like Performance and Nashbar are fine IMO, as are any general purpose...
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