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  1. This is what I've done. My cross bike came with a...

    This is what I've done. My cross bike came with a carbon fork but no mid-fork eyelets. So I bought a Surly Long Haul Trucker fork full of eyelets for about $90. I also bought another matching crown...
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    Earlier this spring I installed a TRP Spyre on...

    Earlier this spring I installed a TRP Spyre on the rear of our 2008 Trek T1000 tandem. The bike has Shimano Tiagra 9sp 4503 brifters so these are the older type STI that pull less cable. The brakes...
  3. Terrible article, and they don't even mention...

    Terrible article,
    and they don't even mention the best one Ride with GPS
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    Interesting that most here are recommending the...

    Interesting that most here are recommending the M520 when on most other forums the consensus is the M540 is well worth the little increase in cost. Maybe tourist don't stress the gear as much or are...
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    Here's a good one we did on our tandem. ...

    Here's a good one we did on our tandem.
    Finlay's Mountain Adventure with County rd option - A bike ride in Fairlee, VT
    The first climb is about 2000 ft vert from Warren up Rt 118 followed by...
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    I lead a group of what was a "no drop" ride and...

    I lead a group of what was a "no drop" ride and we had the same problem. It was a small club so there weren't enough riders to break into 4 groups. People who showed up wanted to ride anywhere from...
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    I think glasses would be much more comfortable...

    I think glasses would be much more comfortable than goggles.

    My wife and I both have Rudy Project Ekynox SX with prescription lenses. I got the transitions lenses which work great and get plenty...
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    You might want to check the SKS silver too who...

    You might want to check the SKS silver too who knows it may match. Longboards or Chromoplastics come in 35mm or 45mm widths in Silver and black options. The longboards have very long mudflaps. So...
  9. Still a few weeks before they start that in my...

    Still a few weeks before they start that in my area of Connecticut. another 2 to 6 inches of snow forecast for tomorrow. I have been riding though using my cross bike with fenders and you're right...
  10. WTF, I've never even heard of this band before! ...

    WTF, I've never even heard of this band before! "Peppermint Twist- Part 1" by Joey Dee and the Starliters.

    My wife's is better- "My Girl" by the Temptations
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    [QUOTE=jargo432;17609675] I bought a Tubus...

    I bought a Tubus Tara on sale at Wiggle about 1.5 months ago. I'm located in Connecticut. It shipped via DHL and there were no import taxes, at least not yet. I also received in in only 2 days!
    I...
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    Measure your current fork for the Axle to crown...

    Measure your current fork for the Axle to crown dimension and also the fork rake. You'll want to find a fork that is as close as possible to what you have now otherwise the ride and handling will be...
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    Wiggle dot com has the Tubus Tara on sale for...

    Wiggle dot com has the Tubus Tara on sale for only $58.41 US dollars. I just bought one from them a few weeks ago. I think it's free shipping to the US if you spend $99 or more, I bought some other...
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    Great price, I ordered one of these from Wiggle a...

    Great price, I ordered one of these from Wiggle a week ago , received it in 2-days. I'm on the east coast.

    My other Tara was bought used on Ebay for more than this.
  15. Just right click anywhere on the video and select...

    Just right click anywhere on the video and select "Get video URL" then copy it to your browser.
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    Poll: I could select three of these fields....

    I could select three of these fields. Automotive/manufacturing, Engineering and Technology.
    Director of Operations/Engineering for a microelectronics manufacturer
  17. Yes super fast for me too. I ordered a bunch of...

    Yes super fast for me too. I ordered a bunch of stuff from Wiggle last Sunday night and I received everything on Tuesday via DHL. I was shocked only 1.5 days!! That's faster than I get stuff from...
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    I used black electrical tape and taped them to my...

    I used black electrical tape and taped them to my black rear rack. You really couldn't notice them there unless you looked real hard.
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    I ordered a bunch of parts on Wiggle Sunday...

    I ordered a bunch of parts on Wiggle Sunday evening and I received everything I ordered on Tuesday via DHL! I'm in Connecticut
    This is faster than I get stuff from any US supplier. Prices were about...
  20. Not until I started buying Specialized bikes....

    Not until I started buying Specialized bikes. Almost all Specialized saddles are fine, actually better than fine they're great. I'm extremely picky when it comes to saddles too, I've got a plastic...
  21. Sounds like you have a good plan. I often wish I...

    Sounds like you have a good plan. I often wish I had the guts to do what you are thinking of doing. I'm one of those waiting for retirement to do my trip.
    I started work at 16, worked through...
  22. South Central Connecticut. Friday 48 degrees, 47...

    South Central Connecticut. Friday 48 degrees, 47 hilly miles on the cross bike with my wife. Saturday 50 degrees and 43 even hillier miles. In winter she stays in better shape than me so i was...
  23. I've purchased from Probikekit and Chain Reaction...

    I've purchased from Probikekit and Chain Reaction and have never had customs or import charges. This included several wheel sets that cost $600-800 each. These were all shipped via Royal mail and US...
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    MAK- I remember that the Bonton Roulet route had...

    MAK- I remember that the Bonton Roulet route had more climbing but the route changes every year so that could also change.
    One difference is the Fany does not have any days off while the Bonton...
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    Here's two I've done. Both are very well...

    Here's two I've done. Both are very well organized, you can camp or stay in B&Bs/Hotels too.

    Fany The Great Big FANY Ride | Bicycle ride across New York | Niagara Falls to Saratoga by Bike...
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