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    Sticky: Rest in Peace, Tom and thank you for your legacy.

    Rest in Peace, Tom and thank you for your legacy.
  2. 27.5 feels close to 26 to me, but 29 feels quite...

    27.5 feels close to 26 to me, but 29 feels quite different. Ride them both to decide.

    Don't freak out the wide bars/short stems these days, even on an XC rig. Don't show up on the trail with...
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    I linked up with my riding group on Meetup.com. ...

    I linked up with my riding group on Meetup.com. Anyone can start a group there for like-interested people in the same geographic are, and list the intent and parameters of the group.
    Then you start...
  4. Of those 2 Canondales, I would definitely go for...

    Of those 2 Canondales, I would definitely go for the 29er. I can't imagine a situation where a 26er Hardtail would be a better choice unless it's a question of a small rider, which of course is the...
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    Great job by Dad and Daughter!

    Great job by Dad and Daughter!
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    My LBS told me that the Liv Thrive Comax1 is now...

    My LBS told me that the Liv Thrive Comax1 is now delayed until June. Said it was delayed because Giant cannot source the 105 11-speed shifters from Shimano. Frustrating.
  7. Looks like V-brake bosses on the frame so I'd say...

    Looks like V-brake bosses on the frame so I'd say that's an early Blur (Classic), '04 or '05. they had a running change to widen the rear swingarm clearance and at that point they did away with the...
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    We meet my wife's family there during the holiday...

    We meet my wife's family there during the holiday season, since some come from the north and others from the south. We stay downtown at the Omni, great location. You can walk to many restaurants at...
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    That was a revival bike that GF made only in '96...

    That was a revival bike that GF made only in '96 and '97, IIRC. I remember seeing them in shops, they were painted to resemble Ti but are CroMoly steel.
    Most people bought them as town/café bikes. ...
  10. Man I can't imagine winter without skiing, it's...

    Man I can't imagine winter without skiing, it's so much fun to get out and enjoy the snow.

    That said, at about 48 I started slowing down, and traded my stiff Volkl skis for some soft...
  11. If I had to guess I would say 160mm = 6.3" ; ...

    If I had to guess I would say 160mm = 6.3" ; give or take.
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    Somewhere between 395's recommendations is the...

    Somewhere between 395's recommendations is the outfit my wife and I used a few years ago:

    Things to Do in Napa Valley | Napa Valley Bike Tours & Rentals

    We did a guided group tour in Napa the...
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    Holy crap, I would love to descend Mt. Ventoux. ...

    Holy crap, I would love to descend Mt. Ventoux. I also have hit just over 56MPH, or 90KPH.... but only for a short time.
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    I will need approximately 22 hours notice to drive over and meet you for lunch.
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    Good for you. I also kept a good base fitness...

    Good for you. I also kept a good base fitness last winter thanks to the trainer, and plan on doing it again. No power meter here, only a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine with calibrated Garmin, a 60" TV,...
  16. Thread: Wind Noise

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    Interesting thread, because our experiences vary...

    Interesting thread, because our experiences vary quite a bit. I too am sensitive to further hearing loss (past Army Artillery Officer). I also experience quite a bit of wind noise while riding,...
  17. I have some Timberland soft-shell windproof...

    I have some Timberland soft-shell windproof gloves, not bike specific but I have worn them on cold days (20 deg F)

    They have a conductive index finger on each glove but, due to their thickness,...
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    I was given a GoPro 3 that a friend purchased...

    I was given a GoPro 3 that a friend purchased before he passed away recently. His widow was going through his stuff and thought I would use it; I will do so in his memory. He loved the time I took...
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    Holy crap that nudge would have made me wipe out,...

    Holy crap that nudge would have made me wipe out, congrats for not overreacting! btw, what mount were you using that counteracts the bike's lean?
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    I use Strava and the free version pushes data...

    I use Strava and the free version pushes data into the iOS Health app. Sometimes there is a lag, however... like a day or two until it caches up.
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    I never had one until my SRAM Force-equipped...

    I never had one until my SRAM Force-equipped carbon bike came with the factory SRAM catcher. Great product, I plan to put one on my Monstercross build this winter. K-edge looks similar to SRAM.
  22. Thread: Rx Sunglasses

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    I have a pair of Rudy Projects that I got from...

    I have a pair of Rudy Projects that I got from Prescription Sunglasses, Prescription Eyewear Online | SportRx.

    I have a dark and light pair of lenses I can swap out. Check out SportRx, many on...
  23. I run tubeless in my MTB and always have heard...

    I run tubeless in my MTB and always have heard NOT to reuse the sealant, it loses it's ability to flow (hence the clumping) so will not be effective. It's pretty cheap and keeps in the bottle, so...
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    Goof-Off is like industrial strength Goo Gone. ...

    Goof-Off is like industrial strength Goo Gone. Works quicker and better to dissolve the adhesive. Available at most big-box stores.
  25. The Trek line you are thinking of is the Domane,...

    The Trek line you are thinking of is the Domane, which incorporates an ISOspeed decoupler to allow the frame some 'give' or moderate suspension action. As far as geometry, check our their website...
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