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    a good pair of padded bike shorts make a big...

    a good pair of padded bike shorts make a big difference. Not so much in the cushioning aspect but in the friction. there are 2 pieces of material with a pad in the middle. this allows one surface to...
  2. Thread: Is it just me?

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    nice rear deraileur.

    nice rear deraileur.
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  4. Thread: Mystery Brand

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    cool front deraileur.

    cool front deraileur.
  5. I have good luck with vittoria open corsa evo's....

    I have good luck with vittoria open corsa evo's. plus I think they roll faster than the gp4k's
  6. Is there a particular reason you are choosing the...

    Is there a particular reason you are choosing the breezer? $700-$1000 seems like alot for what is probably a very harsh riding bike due to the aluminum frame paired with an aluminum fork.

    For...
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    thats too bad about the inventory levels, I didnt...

    thats too bad about the inventory levels, I didnt even check, sorry. restock, august 6th.
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    do you have any friends with a mailing address in...

    do you have any friends with a mailing address in the us?

    Bikesdirect.com has this beauty but I don't think they ship to Canada

    Save Up To 60% Off Pro Level Steel Road Bikes | Commuting |...
  9. okay so maybe I exaggerated a little bit with v20...

    okay so maybe I exaggerated a little bit with v20 years. I was trying to make a point
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    Times change, people change, and yes technology...

    Times change, people change, and yes technology marches on.

    Steel and alum frames have had their time in the sun. many will always hold on to the compassion due to emotional attachment, the...
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    INDEPENDENTLY TOP RATED?? boy that sure...

    INDEPENDENTLY TOP RATED??

    boy that sure sounds like a load of crap.

    I think what that means is that someone, (probably the manufacturer) paid a "testing facility" to certify this product as...
  12. If you're going to up grade, do it right as...

    If you're going to up grade, do it right as someone else mentioned.

    Buy yourself an ultegra group, probably only $200-$300 more than the 105. Then buy a wheelset.

    Yes this represents a larger...
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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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  18. 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...
  21. 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.

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    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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