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    I am just curious. Other than the price what was...

    I am just curious. Other than the price what was the problem? I am interested for a very custom cargo bike that has long and windy cable routing requirements.
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    Carbon Fiber or Kevlar cable cores?

    It occurred to me today that bicycle cables really only pull under tension and never need to be rigid enough to 'push'. So that ot me wondering, could a good and highly flexible cable core be made...
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    You are fine as long as you do not put something...

    You are fine as long as you do not put something like a jacket on the rack that can hang down between the rack bars and contact the tire. You likely have more clearance around the rack than you have...
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    I may get back to you with an alternate...

    I may get back to you with an alternate recommendation then. You may be planning to ride a really bad road that is steep, windy, heavily traveled and has a 2 foot ditch for a shoulder.
  5. Same force per pump, but a lot more pump strokes.

    Same force per pump, but a lot more pump strokes.
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    Great info though. I was looking at some of your...

    Great info though. I was looking at some of your route around Pittsburgh and it looks you may have taken some of the big ones head on when you were off of the trails...
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    This is excellent. You have no fear of hills on...

    This is excellent. You have no fear of hills on some of your routes it looks like!
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    Well, four years have passed. There must be a...

    Well, four years have passed. There must be a good solution for this by now. Has anyone seen it yet? I am just looking for a mounting solution that is not on my back. We want it just for...
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    I at least have the old fenders to cut up and use...

    I at least have the old fenders to cut up and use as extension pieces on the new ones! Will SKS or Planet Bike ever figure out that both the front and rear fenders they sell are too short? Front...
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    My problem with S&S fenders is they keep...

    My problem with S&S fenders is they keep breaking. I am on my third set and at $45 a set this is getting ridiculous. Glad to see you have your issue solved...
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    ebay - spordic deals on almost everything but you...

    ebay - spordic deals on almost everything but you sometimes have to wait a bit for what you are looking for.
    Planet x - Excellent deals, especially on tires, long wait for UK shipping but can save...
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    Did you try a web search? I found a few full...

    Did you try a web search? I found a few full hubs for sale on ebay that may have compatible parts but you will have to figure out if the pads are interchangeable... There also is a site that has...
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    I have never seen these before. Looks really...

    I have never seen these before. Looks really cool. Thanks for the info.
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    OOh, you have us all excited now. You have to...

    OOh, you have us all excited now. You have to post pictures!
  15. Also try the super glue remover which is more...

    Also try the super glue remover which is more effective than acetone. Sold where they sell the glue,,,
  16. It is weatherproof but dies have a quick release....

    It is weatherproof but dies have a quick release. Still worthy of consideration though for a low cost set, but not on par with what you can get on a bigger budget.
  17. Maybe you could show how the dents align with the...

    Maybe you could show how the dents align with the tooth pattern of the lion... With that story, you will want to keep the marks just like they are as a badge of honor!
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    I love this thread! I have not had need for...

    I love this thread! I have not had need for anything you guys are making yet, but I am getting some ideas of my own. I have made several of my own parts in the past as I have access to lathes and...
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    I just bought a set of these to try out Vittoria...

    I just bought a set of these to try out Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Isogrip Folding Tyre | Planet X . They are a bit narrower than what you are looking for but have a320 threads per inch casing and...
  20. If we are sticking to the under $20 theme, you...

    If we are sticking to the under $20 theme, you might want to compare to this package as well. It is $10.99 and the headlight is quite well made and is bright enough to see with in a pinch. It also...
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    Poll: I-d use a 25 tube in a 28 tire, but I would not...

    I-d use a 25 tube in a 28 tire, but I would not go two sizes over. If it fails it will more likely be a blowout due to the stress in the stretched rubber.
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    OMG! I'll have to look more closely before I chime in next time...
  23. WE: Have another family with a kid same age...

    WE:
    Have another family with a kid same age along
    Count turtles on the C&O
    Have the deepest conversations about anything we have not talked about before
    Kids can read a book or have ipad time on...
  24. We mainly tow ours with a CoMotion tandem... My...

    We mainly tow ours with a CoMotion tandem... My little one could still throw us around but not nearly as much as on the single bike..
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    I have struggled with saddle sores as well. Last...

    I have struggled with saddle sores as well. Last year I went to a fitter and among the adjustments he turned my saddle 6 degrees to the right. It has never been more comfortable and I do get less...
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