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    I don't want to say that PayPal is a cure-all,...

    I don't want to say that PayPal is a cure-all, but I do think they offer a significant amount of protection - well worth the 2.9% they charge.
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    We need to change your nickname to "Nails",...

    We need to change your nickname to "Nails", because you're tough as nails. I can only imagine how tough it must have been to get out of there on your own. Good job!



    It seems like you're...
  3. Best wishes for a speedy recovery for your friend!

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery for your friend!
  4. The bill has been amended in a way that for now...

    The bill has been amended in a way that for now completely changes its intent.



    The provisions requiring helmet use have been stricken for now.

    I'm optimistic and skeptical at the same time....
  5. I'm hoping to come close to the 1800gm weight of...

    I'm hoping to come close to the 1800gm weight of your wheelset, but at a lower cost. In general, I'm trying to make a value-priced version of your wheelset. The Kinlin rims aren't expensive, and...
  6. Less Expensive Wheelset Based on Kinlin 279

    twocicle built a nice wheelset with Kinlin 279 rims (BHS C472w). The details are HERE.

    I would like to use the same rims to build a less expensive wheelset. That would require less expensive hubs...
  7. Bicycle Theme California Specialty License Plate

    I received an email from the California Bicycle Coalition that might be interesting:



    EVERYONE is invited to Complete a Survey to express your opinion about this proposal.

    Here's some more...
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    Wow... that's REALLY nice! Thanks for posting it.

    Wow... that's REALLY nice! Thanks for posting it.
  9. Thanks for the responses. The nearest good...

    Thanks for the responses.

    The nearest good Specialized dealer is a ways away, but we were going in that direction for other reasons, so I threw the bike in the car and went there.

    The guy at...
  10. Specialized FACT Carbon Seat Post Movement

    I have a 2012 Roubaix SL3 Pro Ui2 Compact with the OEM Specialized Pro, FACT carbon w/ Zertz insert seatpost. I'd like to keep using this seatpost because mostly works well for me, it's light and it...
  11. One route I stay away from is southbound Laguna...

    One route I stay away from is southbound Laguna Canyon Road between the 73 and El Toro Road. About half of that stretch has no shoulder. On weekend mornings, when traffic is light, the cars blow past...
  12. You have pointed out blunders of bike...

    You have pointed out blunders of bike transportation planners in the past, and I appreciate the fact that you report them. However, I think this addition to the Coyote Creek bike path is overall a...
  13. I've lost track of the closures near I5. Can I...

    I've lost track of the closures near I5. Can I ride on Coyote Creek from Del Amo to this event?
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    Here are our humble submissions. The first photo...

    Here are our humble submissions. The first photo was taken while riding with the So Cal Team Tandems near Solano Beach, CA. The second photo is me and my absolutely favorite rear admiral at the rest...
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    I have no idea where it was taken, but that's a...

    I have no idea where it was taken, but that's a great photo of what looks like beautiful area!
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    +1 This bike seems to be designed for casual...

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    This bike seems to be designed for casual cruising. Trying to make it something else will be expensive and ineffective.

    If casual cruising sounds good to you and your stoker, spring for the...
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    I visit the website quickly a couple of times a...

    I visit the website quickly a couple of times a day, and I haven't had any issues.

    The trouble you've experienced sounds like a real pain! Do you have trouble on other websites that have a...
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    +1 I tried some loaner saddles. They didn't...

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    I tried some loaner saddles. They didn't work, and I was frustrated by the slow pace of go to the shop, ride a couple of days, go back to the shop, get another saddle, etc.

    Then I found...
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    I can't ride with you, but it sounds like a real...

    I can't ride with you, but it sounds like a real adventure!

    I can understand why you wouldn't want to ride on the 101 from Ventura toward Santa Barbara. Up until recently I would have agreed with...
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    If you search this forum you may be able to find...

    If you search this forum you may be able to find a simple way to make an indicator that shows what gear you're in. It just relies on the position of the derailleur cable. The position of the cable,...
  21. I think you've had the right answers already....

    I think you've had the right answers already. I'll just add a couple of personal experiences.

    Two times my wife and I called for assistance when were riding on the SGRT somewhere between Del Amo...
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    We've ridden 3,000 miles in the 2-1/2 years that...

    We've ridden 3,000 miles in the 2-1/2 years that we've had our Cannondale. That's about 1,200 miles per year.

    During a normal week we'll ride once or twice along a ten mile route near home. Then...
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    What an inspiration! I ride hard and fast...

    What an inspiration!

    I ride hard and fast almost every day. One of the reasons I do that is because I want to ride well with my grandson when he is a teenager.

    If I can keep riding as well as...
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    "...it's never been stolen or vandalized."...

    "...it's never been stolen or vandalized."
    Famous last words!

    "Guess I gotta go and get said wrench to protect the "investment"
    Get something at a swap meet or Walmart if you need to!
  25. Congratulations Rudy & Kay!

    Congratulations Rudy & Kay!
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