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    Yes a good pair of pads can make a difference in...

    Yes a good pair of pads can make a difference in feel but first, is everything else right?? are you using the correct levers? are all of the housing sitting in the braze ons completely? do you have...
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    I suppose I had that coming, but nothing about my...

    I suppose I had that coming, but nothing about my statements were passive, I think I was being pretty straight forward and honest.
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    Youre right, it doesn't bug me so much, just...

    Youre right, it doesn't bug me so much, just typing thoughts as i have them. Dont mind me. Good luck finding your answer op
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    So it must matter to you what brand of cage that...

    So it must matter to you what brand of cage that you have but should you really care is the question. its not an unusual design. Its not flashy or even interesting to look at. There are many brands...
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    ive been diggin on this. I love the downturned...

    ive been diggin on this. I love the downturned nose, no more jersey snag.

    selle smp
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  6. no shame in a BD purchase buddy, actually its...

    no shame in a BD purchase buddy, actually its very frugal and smart.

    I believe you can get spacers that will allow you to put a 7 speed cassette on a 8/9/10 speed hub. I have not tried this but I...
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    I actually have used jb weld or 2 part epoxy on...

    I actually have used jb weld or 2 part epoxy on the end of my cables to prevent fraying, both work fairly well.
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    Nice post. I am also a geared rider who...

    Nice post.

    I am also a geared rider who focus's mainly on cadence. Im comfortable spinning around 75-80 and I shift up or down as my "energy" changes. The hills of course kill my avg cadence per...
  9. Thread: Introduction

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    finding a saddle that works for you can be...

    finding a saddle that works for you can be difficult. each persons body is different so what feels good for me probably wont be perfect for you.

    padded riding shorts do provide a small amount of...
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    In this situation sure. You're not trying to...

    In this situation sure. You're not trying to start a revolution against the man, or prove a point, or change the world. Hey! maybe this officer actually knows the law better than you do.

    Like I...
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    When you're asking for an opinion on a particular...

    When you're asking for an opinion on a particular bike it is courteous to provide a link to the exact one you are looking at.

    1000 AU is Approx $750 usd. its probably not an option for you but...
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    +1 why question it. its not a huge deal right.

    +1

    why question it. its not a huge deal right.
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    measuring your sit bones can get you in the right...

    measuring your sit bones can get you in the right ballpark but the feel will still be different from model to model, brand to brand.

    Unfortunately trial and error is your best/only option.
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    whoooops

    whoooops
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    Poll: I fix machines that make micro chips. 430339...

    I fix machines that make micro chips.
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    buy her a bicycle based on color alone. (I never...

    buy her a bicycle based on color alone. (I never thought I would give this advice)

    then replace the drivetrain with that deore listed above,

    or over the course of the next months/years/...
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    at 175 you're 5 ft 7 inches. I would think you are going to want a 52 or 54 cm frame. This of course is not an absolute answer. You may want to go...
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    whoops, too slow, sorry.

    whoops, too slow, sorry.
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    orange. (the simple answer you were looking for.)

    orange. (the simple answer you were looking for.)
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    I would absolutely return this bike. whether...

    I would absolutely return this bike.

    whether the dent happened before shipping or during shipping does not matter. I would not ride it. nor would I pay for someone elses incompetence.

    $800 is...
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    give/sell (cheaply) to one of your shorter riding...

    give/sell (cheaply) to one of your shorter riding buddy's just getting into riding. this way you can still ogle over it, re-live the BITD desire, and maybe he would even let you ride it sometimes.
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    I can definitely appreciate brand loyalty and the...

    I can definitely appreciate brand loyalty and the tendency to want to replace something with another item which is exactly the same but in the past 14 years there have been hundreds (probably...
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    +1

    +1
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    you probably need one of these (assuming square...

    you probably need one of these (assuming square taper)

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    they cost < 15 bucks online.

    Id say your LBS would do the job for about $5 if you dont want to buy one.
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    what can possible make this pump cost 4 times as...

    what can possible make this pump cost 4 times as much as all the others on the market??
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