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    Nitto, either the Big Front or the Campee Front....

    Nitto, either the Big Front or the Campee Front. Seems like it might go by both names.

    Where I got mine, Rivendell also has it:...
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    Hello, just curious if you looked at that...

    Hello, just curious if you looked at that re-painted 520, and if so then what did you think of it? Helps all of us by comparing our long distance assumptions against someone's first-hand viewing.
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    The p-clamps that I used are the ones that were...

    The p-clamps that I used are the ones that were supplied with the rack from Nitto, I just did not use the rubber that came with them because it was too thick to work with my fork. Maybe Rivendell...
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    Look at the full fendered bike in this link, kind...

    Look at the full fendered bike in this link, kind of what I'm eventually going for and easy enough to add a drip flap extension to the rear of the front fender to help keep my toes drier and less...
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    I believe it is actually a front fender. I've...

    I believe it is actually a front fender. I've tried to set it on bikes as a rear and it never seemed right so I always figured that it was a very full coverage front fender. I've had it hanging...
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    Re-mounted the front rack, got the fenders...

    Re-mounted the front rack, got the fenders installed, hung the pump under the top tube, and added a GoPro mount for the GoPro camera I found at a local thrift shop.

    Now it's time to plan some...
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    Well, I think I've got it sorted out enough for...

    Well, I think I've got it sorted out enough for this summer, will get some miles on it and see how everything holds up. I may (or probably will) look back at the low rider mount if I decide to switch...
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    I'll let the Fuji experts advise you on this one...

    I'll let the Fuji experts advise you on this one as an alternative, barend shifters, easier asking price, not sure about gearing or wheel size.
    Fuji Commuter/Light Touring
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    A new Trek 520 is going for $1300 with brake...

    A new Trek 520 is going for $1300 with brake shifters (brifters) and a rear rack just as a point of comparison.

    Trek 520 - Trek Bicycle Superstore
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    Print out the linked page and take it with you to...

    Print out the linked page and take it with you to see what else has possibly been changed on the bike. The repaint and the mention of dings in the frame and the swapped shifters are some things to...
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    Mid-Atlantic is a wide area so just for grins I...

    Mid-Atlantic is a wide area so just for grins I thought I'd check the Delaware CL to see what is on there and I find this one right away:
    Fuji Cross comp road bike.. W/indoor trainer $350obo
    = = =...
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    $300 max including repairs and parts replacement...

    $300 max including repairs and parts replacement costs means you are probably better off using craigslist and shopping local thrift stores and yard/garage sales where you will be better able to...
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    Fietsbob, Who you callin' old????? ;) , just...

    Fietsbob,
    Who you callin' old????? ;) , just because I recently turned 60 and have worked as a bike mechanic, I have learned that sometimes it helps to ask a question and then get some other...
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    A bolt head wouldn't easily fit between the rack...

    A bolt head wouldn't easily fit between the rack frame and the fork due to where things lined up without bowing out the rack.
    Thanks for the Tubus link though, good info there, and something to keep...
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    I got a deal on a Nitto front rack: ...

    I got a deal on a Nitto front rack:

    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h292/treebound/bicycling/BikeForums/20150512_193614_zpsh7kald6n.jpg

    I think I'm just going to use the p-clamps for now so I...
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    Would have been nice if the CL poster had added a...

    Would have been nice if the CL poster had added a right side picture.
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    Threading/tapping lowrider mounts

    I've been messing around with mounting and re-mounting the front rack on my 1995 Trek 520 along with setting up fenders and I'm wondering why the front fork lowrider mounts are not threaded. Mine...
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    Someone could have added a chain tensioner to...

    Someone could have added a chain tensioner to take care of chain slack as the chain wears out ("stretches", which is really wear and not actual stretch) over time.

    Google shows this bike as...
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    Not sure for touring or for with an iPhone, but...

    Not sure for touring or for with an iPhone, but locally I use Glympse when I want to show my wife or a relative where I'm currently at. It sends either a text or email link to a map page which shows...
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    I've been kind of kicking around the idea of...

    I've been kind of kicking around the idea of selling this one off and on for a few years now, set up with Shimano 600 8-speed currently.
    I'm going to bring it in to work next week and take a...
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    A fun thing to play with on the Harris Cyclery...

    A fun thing to play with on the Harris Cyclery Sheldon Brown gear calculator is to switch the units to "speed at xx rpm" to see what speeds you would be going in a certain gear instead of trying to...
  22. Okay, it appears that the Gopro saves segments...

    Okay, it appears that the Gopro saves segments and continues recording in a new file, somehow I didn't notice that.

    Now I just need to download the software and learn how to edit and knit and...
  23. GoPro Hero video segment recording times

    I recently picked up a new old stock Gopro Hero, not the Hero 2/3/4 but the basic Hero model.
    Firmware is up to date per the Garmin website as of February 2015.

    I've been playing around with it...
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    Some 520's come with brifters, some with...

    Some 520's come with brifters, some with barends/barcons, so here is a link to the 2007 520 spec page which may or may not reflect what is currently on the bike that you're looking at:
    2007 520 -...
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    Was the person just an employee or was the person...

    Was the person just an employee or was the person a manager or owner? I'm finding that it is very common for retail employees to not know much beyond how to scan a barcode, let alone know what the...
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