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    no worries, interesting info that i haven't read...

    no worries, interesting info that i haven't read about or thought of before! more reasons to stick with clipless.
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    so essentially being closer to the center of the...

    so essentially being closer to the center of the pedal spindle (as is with clipless systems) would yield more efficient power transfer?
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    care to explain?

    care to explain?
  4. Thread: Fixie dilemma

    by GromCake
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    don't get that 3spd wheel, the over-locknut size...

    don't get that 3spd wheel, the over-locknut size is 127mm which won't fit in your feather, it's an old road bike standard. the 5spd will fit fine
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    this is absolutely true, and a very good point....

    this is absolutely true, and a very good point. but being that an overwhelming majority of people riding toe clips are using sneakers, that is what i'm comparing. slotted aluminum cycling cleats...
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    that's a good point in scientific terms, but a...

    that's a good point in scientific terms, but a majority of people that use toe clips/straps these days are wearing floppy street sneakers, not slotted aluminum cycling cleats. and (again, sorry) when...
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    you're increasing the amount of power that makes...

    you're increasing the amount of power that makes it from you through the bike. less of the energy is lost between your muscles and the wheel spinning. this means an increase of power being put into...
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    the stiffer soles of cycling shoes result in more...

    the stiffer soles of cycling shoes result in more efficient energy transfer from you to the bike. more efficient use of energy = better/longer performance. this is the most noticeable difference...
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    i've never really been able to tell a difference...

    i've never really been able to tell a difference between single straps and double straps in terms of performance. they both suck compared to clipless. if you really want a performance boost make the...
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    436258 my cinelli experience. it desperately...

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    my cinelli experience. it desperately needs a new wheelset, and i want a full sram force group. currently on a cheap maddux wheelset off a stock bianchi and a real mixed up sramano group...
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    since the rest of your components are black I'd...

    since the rest of your components are black I'd stick with black clips. if your straps are leather and in good condition don't bother getting new ones. if they're nylon, pick up some leather straps.
  12. Thread: Skidding help

    by GromCake
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    let's cut out the skidding hate. who cares? duh...

    let's cut out the skidding hate. who cares? duh it's not as safe/efficient as a brake. duh it wears out tires. duh fixie trendsters tend to be the only ones who start these threads. everyone here...
  13. Thread: Oversze tyres

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    the photo is likely too big i think the limit is...

    the photo is likely too big i think the limit is only 2mb. try dropping the quality of the photo a bit.
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    Yes, they are the VO Porteur bars, love 'em! It's...

    Yes, they are the VO Porteur bars, love 'em! It's a Gamoh rack, don't actually know what model exactly as I got it from a riding buddy in exchange for a cup of coffee. I think it's the King Carrier...
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    435124 1984 Trek 560 Series, 56cm. Needs a lot...

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    1984 Trek 560 Series, 56cm. Needs a lot of change to get where I want it to be but I still love it.
  16. yes, excellent, op! ignore the many posts...

    yes, excellent, op! ignore the many posts praising what is widely regarded as one of the best rims for all around use available, and focus on the one guy who said he's seen the spokes pull through...
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    any steel track frame in your price range will be...

    any steel track frame in your price range will be fine. steel is resilient so you can drop the bike doing sikk backwards rides and it'll be okay. but the aggressive geo of actual track bikes won't...
  18. i got called emo and goth because i wore mostly...

    i got called emo and goth because i wore mostly black shirts. they were thinking scene. emo and goth are respectable music genres not a fashion trend.



    that's what i mean when i say it, but...
  19. that word just needs to stop. anyone with any...

    that word just needs to stop. anyone with any sort of interests/styles/music taste/etc outside of the football/blue-jeans-and-t-shirt-look/and classic rock or pop music gets called a hipster, it...
  20. a cx disc frame would be ideal for a build like...

    a cx disc frame would be ideal for a build like this. get a cx bike in your price range, then get some cheap mountain bike riser bars, some brake levers, and flat bar road bike shifters and swap em...
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    fresh built last night, did what i could with the...

    fresh built last night, did what i could with the parts i had. can't wait for this build to get where i want it to be. pretty close.
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    Yes, absolutely do not ride 191, i'd barely...

    Yes, absolutely do not ride 191, i'd barely recommend driving up it to anyone without at least some experience driving through winding mountain canyons, it gets scary up there especially in the...
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    also, from what i hear the fishing here can't be...

    also, from what i hear the fishing here can't be beat, though i couldn't tell you anything about that personally
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    literally anywhere here is a fine place to stay...

    literally anywhere here is a fine place to stay and start a ride from your door the city is only about 5 miles across at it's widest so no matter where you stay you aren't far from a ride. sypes...
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    IMO SS chain tensioners will always be uglier...

    IMO SS chain tensioners will always be uglier than a nice derailleur and cassette.

    forever more elegant than even the nicest tensioner:

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