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    More options are good, but the setup looks to me...

    More options are good, but the setup looks to me too close to Bike Friday in terms of, sorry to say, flimsiness. When I get out of the flight, possibly quite exhausted, I do not want to fiddle with...
  2. Thread: Bike computers!

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    Sounds like an idea, but you need to ponder about...

    Sounds like an idea, but you need to ponder about the portion of the fraction of the riders to whom you want to market the product. Myself I treat riding as a commodity. Just as don't care about...
  3. Thread: Bike computers!

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    Computers are around for such a long time that it...

    Computers are around for such a long time that it can be hard to beat what is there in the market. Chinese made computers, with plenty of functions, can be had for $5 apiece or so, with shipping...
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    I am riding with the Granit CityChain X-Plus 1060...

    I am riding with the Granit CityChain X-Plus 1060 and can say that is way more convenient in everyday use than a similarly rated Abus U-Lock, albeit at the cost of it being significantly heavier. ...
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    It seems that if you put a screwdriver into the...

    It seems that if you put a screwdriver into the side slot you can easily break it, without damaging the item that you want to free.
  6. For completeness there is also the da Vinci...

    For completeness there is also the da Vinci solution there for some der/shifter mixing.
  7. CARACLE (http://www.caracle.com/) takes fenders...

    CARACLE takes fenders :thumb:
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    Giro Reverb...

    Giro Reverb fits different heads nicely without much adjustment, but I am not sure of it working well for skateboarding.
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    Like others, I have no problems and operate from...

    Like others, I have no problems and operate from 5 or so computers + phone. Can you try to clear the cookies for the site in your browser? Maybe there is one corrupted there.
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    On close-up the case looks like being in a pretty...

    On close-up the case looks like being in a pretty pristine shape. Was it actually ever used for carrying a bike??
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    There are many dedicated insulated bottle pouches...

    There are many dedicated insulated bottle pouches around, well more convenient than flimsy bubble wrap - when I use something on a regular basis, particularly under adverse conditions, I do not...
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    Surface-to-volume matters. If you resign...

    Surface-to-volume matters. If you resign yourself to bottles that need to be operated with two hands, in bubble wrap in addition :rolleyes:, you would be much better off with one big thermos, with a...
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    There is no comparison between Thermos and Klean...

    There is no comparison between Thermos and Klean Kanteen, Contigo etc. People buy a product and it seems an improvement over what they had before. Without having a true comparison, they go ahead...
  14. I don't have experience with exactly that cage,...

    I don't have experience with exactly that cage, but have experience with a couple of other Topeak cages that share elements with this one. Thus, my expectation is that the cage will work fine when...
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    Do not reuse a link, if the manufacturer tells...

    Do not reuse a link, if the manufacturer tells you not to. A loosened link becomes a seed of destruction for the rest of the chain. To the eye, a loosened link may look fine. However that link...
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    In my experience the Thermos bottles are the best...

    In my experience the Thermos bottles are the best around, allow for one-hand operation, have an insulated cap and are decently made. The diameter is just slightly smaller than of the standard bike...
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    I also found Conti Winter very universal, using...

    I also found Conti Winter very universal, using them even for quite dip snow. When riding on the road and being afraid of an inadvertent slip, even on a compacted snow, I turn to Nokian W240, but...
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    There is quite an abundance of vacuum insulated...

    There is quite an abundance of vacuum insulated steel thermos bottles and cups right now. I stick with the Nissan-Thermos brand and my favorite bottle is the Backpack, that you can usually find for...
  19. Myself, I am going in the opposite direction,...

    Myself, I am going in the opposite direction, right now at 4x8. In this, I must be riding 4 at least 2 years now and I went down to 8 on the scale of a year, with my chain getting beefier. The...
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    I doubt any of the adhesives you mentioned could...

    I doubt any of the adhesives you mentioned could work. But superglue could work temporarily. I would do it for the sake of experimentation.
  21. You can first try to replace a washer or washers...

    You can first try to replace a washer or washers in the original head. There are indeed replacement heads and hoses available but the course of action should be tied to the price of the pump you...
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    Of course you can do things with a single...

    Of course you can do things with a single universal lever and you can do with fingers only. However, for an average person I recommend a set of 3 plastic levers with hooks such as Kool Stop Tire...
  23. Gimmick. My riding partner rode with such a...

    Gimmick. My riding partner rode with such a lamp. It projects faint lines onto the ground that you may notice if you are a rider right behind. The lamp on the seat is normally not perfectly...
  24. +1 In fact, I don't even wear any overly...

    +1 In fact, I don't even wear any overly winterized shoes - just over the ankle walking shoes and standard dress socks. The key to keeping extremities warm is to keep the torso warm. My feet are...
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    If you are serious, then I am sorry to say you...

    If you are serious, then I am sorry to say you are aiming at killing yourself. It is very easy perish in tough conditions not even knowing where the danger comes from. Yes this stuff can be done...
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