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    I just did a quick read of reviews and these look...

    I just did a quick read of reviews and these look like really good mech brakes having both pads activated instead of one. The issues I could find are the pad adjustment screw seems to loosen for one...
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    Let's classify the 15 mph "stop" as California...

    Let's classify the 15 mph "stop" as California Stop. Any votes?
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    Winning. I want to do this on our light rail...

    Winning. I want to do this on our light rail here in Mpls. Alas, I'm too short to pull it off. Lack of courage has nothing to do with it.
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    Addendum: I missed the part using the GPS for...

    Addendum: I missed the part using the GPS for speed - Stucky is right, that's pretty poor. Accurate distance on the bike computer and time = accurate speed.

    If I could just measure the dia...
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    Very good point. I calibrate my speedo by...

    Very good point. I calibrate my speedo by comparing it with the GPS on my rides. After a few rides, tweaking just a little, there is enough average speed data the sports can be tossed out and the...
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    A question for the wax advocates: I assume using...

    A question for the wax advocates: I assume using wax one of the reasons the chain stays cleaner. What's wrong with the wax based lubes using a solvent to keep the wax suspended until the solvent...
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    Agreed, if we had one handy. I'm thinking about...

    Agreed, if we had one handy. I'm thinking about making my own, or as one of the last tools purchase to round out the kit. A nice LBS can check and straighten the hanger for about $10. While you wait...
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    "The Roadbike Forum." This place is like a...

    "The Roadbike Forum."

    This place is like a gaggle of prepubescent girls, :roflmao2: and a whole lot of ... fun. Most of the comments you received in this thread are entirely appropriate, as...
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    If I understand correctly, the problem is going...

    If I understand correctly, the problem is going from the larger cogs to the smaller cogs of your cassette? So as you release cable tension by shifting, allowing the RD to return to low-normal, it...
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    Welcome to the 41. Enjoy the ride.

    Welcome to the 41. Enjoy the ride.
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    Poll: There. I 'splained it. 451922

    There. I 'splained it.

    451922
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    Scored! Little Darwin had just the right seatpost...

    Scored! Little Darwin had just the right seatpost at a very agreeable price. Now my seat is in the middle of the rails where is should be and adjustment is a piece of cake.
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    Yep, over my pay grade too, but maybe I can learn...

    Yep, over my pay grade too, but maybe I can learn something here. Does this chart indicate a -650% change in spoke tension?

    -275-50/50100=-650
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    I have inferior disc brakes, but can upgrade if I...

    I have inferior disc brakes, but can upgrade if I want, just like rim brakes. Maybe a better way of saying it would be, "I don't think the single factor of disc vs rim brakes but rather getting...
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    I don't think rim vs disc brakes should be much...

    I don't think rim vs disc brakes should be much of a purchase decision factor, though given the choice the same model bike, I might lean towards rim brakes.

    Even low end disc brakes work fine as...
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    I used the back seat of my LaSabre, and criteria...

    I used the back seat of my LaSabre, and criteria for replacement car is ability to carry the bike inside, hence a LaCrosse with fold down rear seats. Never have to worry about theft, unless they...
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    I like posting. And learning. I just learned...

    I like posting. And learning. I just learned alien technology is used for our stoplights. Some times to give information. What did I miss?

    OBTW: I see you like to post too. ...
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    It the sensing mech is magnetic, it won't detect...

    It the sensing mech is magnetic, it won't detect aluminum. Ever heard of an aluminum magnet? Steel spokes, hub components, and any other steel components would affect a magnetic sensor.

    I have no...
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    I'm....flabbergasted. 700c is 8 mm (corrected,...

    I'm....flabbergasted. 700c is 8 mm (corrected, thank you himespau) smaller dia. than 27 in rims. Just be sure you get the right width - just wide enough to fit into the channel. Wider may make...
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    Ok, rude is when the bike is in the way, or an...

    Ok, rude is when the bike is in the way, or an eyesore, or just looking stored. Then there are various city code and apartment rule violations. Got that.


    And this is the best way to work with...
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    Here's the link to one showing it on the...

    Here's the link to one showing it on the seatstays, non-drive side. I really like this option.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkJV3_lM0wA
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    Wut? Let me rephrase that: We have our cars...

    Wut?

    Let me rephrase that: We have our cars and motorcycles outside, why not a bicycle? Suppose your roomie doesn't want a dirty bike tracking across the carpet after a rain? Why is it rude?

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    I have no idea what this thread is about, but...

    I have no idea what this thread is about, but kudos! You are the first person I can remember ('sides my high school friend from like a hundred years ago) that says, "geez louise..."
  24. You're allowed. But no matter what, there is...

    You're allowed. But no matter what, there is always going to be that one guy somewhere in your sphere who is just plain irritating. Suggest that you go up to him next time, very quietly, showing...
  25. He's the same guy that will drink you under the...

    He's the same guy that will drink you under the table, out shoot you on the range, out fish you on YOUR lake, will complain about your every play in a card game, whether he's your partner or not. All...
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