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    Hi Daryou, For flat pedals with "grip pins", the...

    Hi Daryou,
    For flat pedals with "grip pins", the best shoes, IMHO, are those by Five Ten. I ride Freeriders, and they have almost uncanny grip, and are fairly stiff. Also, because of the generally...
  2. Big +1 from me! Best regards

    Big +1 from me!

    Best regards
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    I got rid of the stock saddle on my 7.4FX within...

    I got rid of the stock saddle on my 7.4FX within 2 or 3 weeks, as for me at the time, it was like riding on a brick -just awful. Last year I got rid of my Bontrager CRZ saddle, and after trying a...
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    Yes, exactly, as I wanted to know (don't really...

    Yes, exactly, as I wanted to know (don't really know why!) its weight without add-ons.
    Best regards
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    After almost getting creamed by a full-sized SUV...

    After almost getting creamed by a full-sized SUV this past December (totally my fault by the way), and very badly re-injuring my right hamstring, I decided, with much prodding by my family, that I...
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    Good morning! I have a 2012 7.4FX, with a 17.5"...

    Good morning! I have a 2012 7.4FX, with a 17.5" frame. I too noticed how light it felt, so I weighed it by first weighing the bike plus me, ad then weighing just myself. I did that twice to be sure,...
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    A BIG+1 from me! Best regards

    A BIG+1 from me!

    Best regards
  8. Thread: Bike stand?

    by flan48
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    Very clever! Best regards

    Very clever!

    Best regards
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    +1! I've done similar things and also ended up...

    +1!
    I've done similar things and also ended up at LBS!
    He laughed and threatened to take away my tools.

    While I am by nature a tinkerer, for most things I'm happy to my LBS take care of them....
  10. Thread: Mirror, mirror

    by flan48
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    Yes, I agree wholeheartedly. Best regards

    Yes, I agree wholeheartedly.
    Best regards
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    BIG +1 from me! Best regards

    BIG +1 from me!

    Best regards
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    +1. I also recommend the following equation:...

    +1. I also recommend the following equation:
    Weight gain or loss = calories out - calories in. And keep in mind that 3500 calories burns 1 pound.

    So, do not starve yourself, so as Biker states...
  13. Thread: Mirror, mirror

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    I can tell you that while I am fortunate that I...

    I can tell you that while I am fortunate that I can turn my upper body enough to see what's coming up on either rear side, it is not always expedient to do so. As such I've kind of learned to use my...
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    Hi Avi, I went from a too cushy seat on my Trek...

    Hi Avi,
    I went from a too cushy seat on my Trek 7.4FX hybrid, to a harder, cut out seat and did not like it. I ended up with a Selle Royal Lookin Athletic saddle. This is really a high quality...
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    Hi Eric, While I might have thought that my...

    Hi Eric,
    While I might have thought that my reaction times per se' seem to be just fine, I have noticed a couple of times where I simply froze, and as a result crashed. In 3 separate instances,...
  16. Very interesting! Within the past 3 months I...

    Very interesting! Within the past 3 months I replaced the rear tire, and very recently the front tire, on my Trek 7.4FX with the Continental Contact tires. These were highly recommended by my LBS,...
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    Good morning All, Here I am with my son and...

    Good morning All,
    Here I am with my son and grandson, 3 generation picture taken last August.
    The second picture is yours truly with my 17 month granddaughter, who asked to be picked up and fell...
  18. Prior to hurting my right hamstring in October,...

    Prior to hurting my right hamstring in October, then re-injuring it in November, then really hurting it/them when I almost got creamed by a large SUV, I was riding 4-5 days per week, generally 12-15...
  19. Thread: Snow...ugh.

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    I am also going out on Tuesday - May 12th! Best...

    I am also going out on Tuesday - May 12th!
    Best regards
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    +1! I have a Trek 7.4FX with a 26/36/48 triple...

    +1!
    I have a Trek 7.4FX with a 26/36/48 triple up front and a 11-32, 9 speed Deore in the rear.
    Most of my time is in the 36/18 (5th gear) or 36/16, although on longish or steepish hills I'll shift...
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    For my Trek 7.4FX I run both front and rear tires...

    For my Trek 7.4FX I run both front and rear tires at 80 psi.

    Best regards
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    Happy New Year Avi, I have had this, but on the...

    Happy New Year Avi,
    I have had this, but on the left side, for at least 7 years (that we know about) -it was discovered via lower abdominal CAT scan after my emergency appendectomy and subsequent...
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    Sticky: +1 Bill! Best regards

    +1 Bill!

    Best regards
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    I have been happiest with my Louis Garneau...

    I have been happiest with my Louis Garneau Signature Optimum shorts. They have a really excellent chamois, and provide great comfort for my typical rides of 12-18 miles. As with most Garneau products...
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    +1! Best regards

    +1!
    Best regards
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