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    Crank Arm Removing with a crank puller

    I'm a newbie bike mechanic and I want to do some of the lubing and replacing as much as I can. I was playing with the Park Tool Crank Puller (CCP-44) and successfully took off the non-drive crank...
  2. In addition with re-hydrating and replacing your...

    In addition with re-hydrating and replacing your electrolytes, I also suggest bringing a wash cloth. During the summer, we have 88-96 F temps (32-35 C) and what I learned this past summer is a wet...
  3. Any analgesics can damage your liver. The best...

    Any analgesics can damage your liver. The best initial way is the non-pharmacological method. Of course, people depend on medication since birth so anyone barely uses it anymore
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    I can 30 miles with one bottle during the cooler...

    I can 30 miles with one bottle during the cooler temps like now. During the summer, I would need two and sometimes refills depending on temp.
  5. Idk about accessory prices are going up but there...

    Idk about accessory prices are going up but there is in bike prices. Last year's model of my bike went up by a $100 along with other models.
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    I would pay someone to build me DIY work stand

    I would pay someone to build me DIY work stand
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    It's surprisingly cheap considering there aren't...

    It's surprisingly cheap considering there aren't elections going on
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    I know foldies are legit bikes. However, it...

    I know foldies are legit bikes. However, it still looks weird to me every time I see one
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    For cycling, the only purpose I would use it for...

    For cycling, the only purpose I would use it for is evidence in case I get sideswiped by a car or something to use in court if someone made me crash and wreck and cracks my bike
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    I have the Echolion II, $65, fits well and...

    I have the Echolion II, $65, fits well and ventilation is fine. I still don't understand the need to invest over $100 in a helmet unless you compete. Other than the look of it, the weight and aero...
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    I was laid off a few years back from a...

    I was laid off a few years back from a construction management job. Didn't hate or love it. It was my first job out of college, salary wasn't that great but my company was paying my rent. The...
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    At least you received money. My company gave...

    At least you received money. My company gave their employees a coupon to go get a free frozen ham or turkey from a local supermarket for our Christmas present last year. What's even sadder was...
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    As a person who also lives in Florida, there are...

    As a person who also lives in Florida, there are steep hills (in Clermont where I live) where the small ring serves me quite well.
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    He is no cyclist. It's some POS low life thug...

    He is no cyclist. It's some POS low life thug riding a POS bike because he was too poor to buy a car for transportation. I don't label them or include this scumbags in the cycling community
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    I hear you brother haha. Those things are...

    I hear you brother haha. Those things are freaking annoying. Sometimes I'm forced to ride over them because someone was about to pass me on my left
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    Just based on my experience, kids who were riding...

    Just based on my experience, kids who were riding within talking distance (like 20-30 yard at most) of their parents are better controlled than kids who were 100 yards away. The reason is when a...
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    1.) Dog walkers with retractable leashes that...

    1.) Dog walkers with retractable leashes that stretched across the entire width of the MUP.
    2.) Irresponsible parents who allow their kids ride their bikes 100 yds ahead of them and not have...
  18. Dude, I live in Florida; therefore I welcome the...

    Dude, I live in Florida; therefore I welcome the winter :) I actually ride less during the summer due to the extreme heat.
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    Sorry to hear that. My dad was diagnosed with...

    Sorry to hear that. My dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's three years ago. Granted he wasn't a cyclist but his life has changed over the last 3 years. As far as I know, he's still the early stages...
  20. Thread: The Rules?

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    I agree with supporting your local LBS especially...

    I agree with supporting your local LBS especially after getting advice from them for a product. Don't say "I'll think about it" to your LBS after you guys played 20 questions. When the sales...
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    If I was too busy to help a customer (in any...

    If I was too busy to help a customer (in any industry), I would say "I'm helping someone else right now. Give me a few minutes and I'll be right back." Or something along those lines. However if...
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    My bike is stored in my house. The reason why is...

    My bike is stored in my house. The reason why is if no one knows you have a bike, they won't try to steal it. Even if a person knows you have a bike, if they saw you bringing in your bike into the...
  23. Don't you guys have Dog the Bounty Hunter to...

    Don't you guys have Dog the Bounty Hunter to protect you?
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    There are snobs and a-holes in every culture. ...

    There are snobs and a-holes in every culture. There also aren't more snobs in one culture than the other. It's based on your experience. Simple advice. Ignore the snobs and look for the friendly...
  25. Thread: Bike Cops!

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    I only see bike cops in the downtown area.

    I only see bike cops in the downtown area.
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