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    Maguiar's Quick Detailer for touch up. Mother's...

    Maguiar's Quick Detailer for touch up. Mother's Car Wash, and Turtle Wax T-9 Wax and Dry to finish. I figure if it's made for high-end automotive finishes, it should work fine on the bike.
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    Triple Crown "h*ly sh*t"

    Gotta love live TV! Congratulations to American Pharoah and Victor Espinosa. And the live "H*ly sh*t!" from him was so appropriate it didn't register for a few minutes ;) ...
  3. Yep, that's it :) Oh, I'm a real rebel :D I have...

    Yep, that's it :) Oh, I'm a real rebel :D I have a mirror on my helmet, my water bottles are random, only one of my 3 jerseys matches my bike (none are club), and I have a small seat bag. I may get...
  4. Kind of timely- we hit over 100 degrees today in...

    Kind of timely- we hit over 100 degrees today in southern Nevada :eek: , and I was out until noon. Not the best, I had a mild case of heat exhaustion.

    I work nights, too. 4pm-midnight on 2 nights,...
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    Lol, the American Idol syndrome. Adding vocal...

    Lol, the American Idol syndrome. Adding vocal acrobatics seems an ego thing. It just gets in the way of the song.
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    +1 Just to add... From a cyclist viewpoint,...

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    Just to add... From a cyclist viewpoint, tho I personally wouldn't want someone to blast by me, I prefer they don't dawdle if the way is clear. All of my cycling involves being on fastish (40...
  7. Thread: John Kerry

    by decosse
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    Politics aside, according to this article (though...

    Politics aside, according to this article (though it is 8 years old) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team My Un-Conventional Ride and all the others I've read, John Kerry is a serious and fit...
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    Update on fit

    You were spot on :) The saddle was fine for 10-15 mile rides, but once I started 20 mile rides, it became uncomfortable, as you and my LBS guy had hinted. I valiantly tried to HTFU, but when I upped...
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    When I got mine, they had a couple of other...

    When I got mine, they had a couple of other Sensiums, one larger, one smaller, I think 3-4 Pulsiums and a couple of Xelius that I saw, but it is a large place. They were in different ranges, but I...
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    A large, but privately owned LBS carries them...

    A large, but privately owned LBS carries them along with Specialized, Moots, Surly, and others, so they get a lot of traffic. Being in an area with 12 month cycling helps, too ;)

    Great bike! Ah...
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    I hear ya! Safety first :innocent: I had to...

    I hear ya! Safety first :innocent: I had to suffer riding here 453451 Saturday.
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    Thanks! The cages were an impulse-they had put...

    Thanks! The cages were an impulse-they had put the red w/white on for me. Wasn't sure I liked all the red, so I got a white w/red to try and, well :D I had to change the seat, tho. It came with a...
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    Finally-a fellow Lapierre owner :thumb: ! Mine is...

    Finally-a fellow Lapierre owner :thumb: ! Mine is a '14 Sensium, though- I don't have a big enough pocketbook for a Xelius or Aircode ;), and going from a hybrid to a road bike, I thought it was best...
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    All interesting, thanks! the tough part for me is...

    All interesting, thanks! the tough part for me is you can no longer trust reviews. I have been told with tech, the top ratings are frequently from the developer and sponsor , the bottom ones could be...
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    Thanks for the suggestions! I'll check them all...

    Thanks for the suggestions! I'll check them all out. I use Win 8.1 and whatever IE Explorer is current-11-12? (yeah, I know, boring, lol). I may try Firefox again someday. I used it a few years ago...
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    Video Downloader?

    Does anyone know of a safe, decent downloader to use with Y*uT*be or similar? I had this YTD Video Downloader - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com one for years, but the latest...
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    This is one of mine- LaPierre Sensium.. 435603

    This is one of mine- LaPierre Sensium..

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  18. I hear ya! I was hearing a persistent click every...

    I hear ya! I was hearing a persistent click every rotation of the crank. When I stopped pedaling, it stopped. Turned out my mini-pump's retracting handle was out just enough for my shoe to tap it...
  19. Cyclometer app does something like that, it can...

    Cyclometer app does something like that, it can be a fun incentive. Or a PIA, lol. Depends on what I want, it can be shut off and just give you current stats.
  20. Thread: One More time

    by decosse
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    :twitchy: Walla! :twitchy: :twitchy:...

    :twitchy:

    Walla! :twitchy: :twitchy: :twitchy: :twitchy:
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    I bought a 2014 at a very nice discount the last...

    I bought a 2014 at a very nice discount the last week of November-and it had to be ordered. There were 2015s in the shop then. My LBS had a too large '14 at a sale price, and did a warehouse search,...
  22. Thread: Roundabouts

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    Wow, those are some umm challenging roundabouts...

    Wow, those are some umm challenging roundabouts :twitchy: ! I had some previous experience with them during several visits to Scotland. Not being entirely comfortable driving on the left and only...
  23. Ok, mine are diverse. I've shown my Specialized...

    Ok, mine are diverse. I've shown my Specialized Vita hybrid here before- I've learned so much about riding with her.

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    Bianchi Milano city bike-the one that made me rediscover the joy of...
  24. That is one beautiful frame, jbchybridrider! I...

    That is one beautiful frame, jbchybridrider! I imagine planning it has given you a lot of enjoyment, and the future rides will, too!





    I hadn't seen that color combo before, I really like...
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    Thanks! :D. I've only been able to ride three...

    Thanks! :D. I've only been able to ride three times so far, (about 14-15 miles each time) but what a difference! Compared to my other bike, it accelerates like a rocket. I have also discovered...
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