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    I currently use these also. Honestly, the reason...

    I currently use these also. Honestly, the reason I did it is that on the rare occasion that I stop for a coffee or the like on a ride, I worry a little less about my wheels being ripped. I have a...
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    Sticky: Finally got it out for an actual ride on...

    Finally got it out for an actual ride on pavement...first dirt...you know, cuz it's winter like hell in Colorado right now... It started snowing minutes after I got back.

    Anyway....rides...
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    I was wondering why my chain smelled like...

    I was wondering why my chain smelled like sesame....
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    Sticky: Got my first ride on it today! ...............on...

    Got my first ride on it today! ...............on the trainer............. :cry:
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    Sticky: Well.....here it is in the final phases of the...

    Well.....here it is in the final phases of the build up. You'll see the Pro 4's on the table, along with the bar tape. Have to get it on the trainer tomorrow to get the bars and levers dialed in...
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    Had not heard of this before...cool!

    Had not heard of this before...cool!
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    I would plan on somewhere between $75 and $100...

    I would plan on somewhere between $75 and $100 honestly. It's been quite some time since I shipped a complete bike, but I recall it became more and more each time I did it. Also, it depends on...
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    I wasn't aware that it had a DVR function. ...

    I wasn't aware that it had a DVR function. Interesting. Although texbiker has a good point...I could easily stream live content onto my TV...that is if I happen to be home and awake at the same...
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    I just....

    ....made dinner while bike parts were all over the counter. My wife is at work....my stepdaughter doesn't care, she thinks it's funny that there is half built bike in the dining room...there is two...
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    Sticky: The value of your bike is somewhat subjective. ...

    The value of your bike is somewhat subjective. Sure, it has a retail value and a used value. But...is it comfortable? Does it fit well? Are you happy with the way it feels on the road? Those are...
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    Sticky: Yes, it's full carbon. The original MSRP is...

    Yes, it's full carbon. The original MSRP is $1699 and apparently....a bunch were sold at that price. Only thing I can think of is, either they are going out of business, which doesn't make a bunch...
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    Sticky: Yep, that's where I got mine too. Goodbyecycle...

    Yep, that's where I got mine too. Goodbyecycle has an ebay store and that is where I got it. And shockingly.....FREE SHIPPING (I'm in Colorado). I was floored, so I jumped on it pretty quick. I...
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    Sticky: Well, well.....Lookey what the FedEx driver left...

    Well, well.....Lookey what the FedEx driver left on my front porch today! Spring is almost here!!!!
    ...
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    Today's stage was pretty good I thought.

    Today's stage was pretty good I thought.
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    My experience with watching the Oman is that yes,...

    My experience with watching the Oman is that yes, you can watch it live, although it's a bit tough to follow unless you speak Arabic.
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    Sling TV for U.S. viewing?

    Wondering if anyone has insight on whether Sling TV would be a good option for watching in the U.S. One of their packages have BeIn and Universal. Or should I just stick with steephill....which...
  17. Thread: Pump or CO2?

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    :lol:

    :lol:
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    Darn....guess I'm off to the bike shop to waste...

    Darn....guess I'm off to the bike shop to waste more money. That would be the smart thing to do.
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    I forgot to mention in my previous post that I...

    I forgot to mention in my previous post that I use the same saddle bag for both my road and mountain bikes, so it's an easy switch from saddle to saddle. So, by some accounts....I guess I'm SUPER...
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    I do CO2 now, but it took me a while to get to...

    I do CO2 now, but it took me a while to get to that. I also had the "I don't want to get stuck without a pump" mindset. What changed my mind was the failure of my pump (a pretty nice Blackburn one...
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    Sticky: By the looks of it, and if that is the original...

    By the looks of it, and if that is the original fork, I'm leaning very far toward it being an "un-badged" Specialized Allez from the early 90's. That's most definitely a Kinesis fork with the...
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    I definitely have been! I did figure out through...

    I definitely have been! I did figure out through some research that I was running at about 60% of the needed pressure in the rear shock. Trails are wet and muddy from a lot of rain yesterday, so...
  23. I had BB7's a few years ago and really liked...

    I had BB7's a few years ago and really liked them. In fact, I liked them better than the lower end Shimano hydro's on my next bike. I'm looking to get some discs for a current budget build and...
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    Thanks all, I've enjoyed the first few rides on...

    Thanks all, I've enjoyed the first few rides on the FSR! I haven't even ridden a full suspension since the....early 90's maybe?! It's certainly different than a hardtail. I'm really looking...
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    Sticky: I've got a DA 7800 crank set in 53/39, 175mm in...

    I've got a DA 7800 crank set in 53/39, 175mm in fair (normal wear) shape. I'd like to trade for a 175mm Shimano (DA or Ultegra?) compact (or similar level crank/bb). Current BB is a nearly new 6800...
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