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    yes, gravity always wins!

    yes, gravity always wins!
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    a late apex isnt always the best line and on a...

    a late apex isnt always the best line and on a bike it rarely is. a late apex allows you to "extend" the straightaway after the turn. this is useful if you have acceleration on your side, or a turn...
  3. it depends on how well calibrated your butt dyno...

    it depends on how well calibrated your butt dyno is. ive had 531, tange 1, 2, columbus tsx, sl, and a few other oddballs. higher comparable models feel essentially the same with some possible...
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    That sucks, glad you survived and hope you can...

    That sucks, glad you survived and hope you can move around tomorrow.
    The bike is most likely done for. Get it replaced by her insurance. Get a new bike and hospital and loss of work money. My wife...
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    sorry but i dont see a tourer, keep looking

    sorry but i dont see a tourer, keep looking
  6. awesome

    awesome
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    If all things are close to equal on the component...

    If all things are close to equal on the component prices then go as far upp market as you can. Nothing "wrong" with Sora but I'll take a lighter 105 or Ultegra or Deore LX or XT any day if I can.
    ...
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    Yes, what he said. I didn't notice you wanted to...

    Yes, what he said. I didn't notice you wanted to go 32t in the rear.
    I had a mtn crank on hand and use it as a double with 12-26 in the rear. I got a different large ring so I have 46-32 front....
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    Yes, those whould work but make the FD a triple....

    Yes, those whould work but make the FD a triple. The double FD doesn't reach down low enough to allow the granny. You can take the granny off and run it as a double if you get a shorter BB spindle...
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    ive had several and always end up keeping the...

    ive had several and always end up keeping the shimano. i have 9speed indexed on my soma doublecross
  11. Great catch. Beautiful frame and great vintage. ...

    Great catch. Beautiful frame and great vintage.

    While I didnt spend too much cash I did just pick up a frame I'd been looking at for a few years. Found one a size smaller but went ahead with...
  12. Great catch. Beautiful frame and great vintage.

    Great catch. Beautiful frame and great vintage.
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    I don't understand the question. Of course I do.

    I don't understand the question. Of course I do.
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    Looks liek the cotter pin on the opposite...

    Looks liek the cotter pin on the opposite crankarm is wrong? Arms arent lined up or is that an illusion?
  15. wow, just... wow

    wow, just... wow
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    If you are ordering new stuff and truly want a...

    If you are ordering new stuff and truly want a multi-purpose bike ( I assume road rides, commuting, light touring, cx race, offroad trails, gravel) then why not just graduate to disc brakes right...
  17. I've won a few fights with the frozen stems and...

    I've won a few fights with the frozen stems and seatposts but I've lost two frames that refused to give up. Never really a fun battle either.
    Cutting didn;t even work on my last loss. I have a...
  18. Just wash it and wax it and let the patina speak...

    Just wash it and wax it and let the patina speak for itself. It made it this long, it'll do another 40 just fine.
    New cables and tires and brake pads. If you use it an aweful lot you could upgrade...
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    Great pics! A few of these are bound for the...

    Great pics! A few of these are bound for the workbench wall
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    Ha, great quote, on par with "Quick, before she...

    Ha, great quote, on par with "Quick, before she changes her mind!"
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    Looks good! Tight rear gearing. Care to expand...

    Looks good! Tight rear gearing.
    Care to expand on the saddle? Type and is it worthy?
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    I've been wonderinga bout finding another and...

    I've been wonderinga bout finding another and building it up differntly than mine to have two. Great frame but yes, frame alone only appeals to guys who like to build from the ground up and all those...
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    length width and girth I believe. The entire...

    length width and girth I believe. The entire distance around the width of the box.
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    Good point, perhaps oversights are the cause. I'd...

    Good point, perhaps oversights are the cause. I'd never purposfully misrepresent something. The instant sentiment of customer is always right escapes me because I don't work retail etc, but I can see...
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    I agree, Will do better at not describing it with...

    I agree, Will do better at not describing it with vague words next time and it'll sell just fine. It's such an insignificant part of my time I tossed some random items up on a day off. Will...
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