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  1. Logic would dictate that rims with holes drilled...

    Logic would dictate that rims with holes drilled in zig zag would seem to be a stronger rim. That way there would be less tendency for the rim to crack as if the holes are right in line.
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    Sticky: Poll: Go to the thread "Ms Hall did not observe any...

    Go to the thread "Ms Hall did not observe any traffic. Note what I have been saying many times. In the article it is stated that the cyclist was wearing a helmet. You can bet your bottom dollar...
  3. Notice that in the article, as always, it was...

    Notice that in the article, as always, it was noted the cyclist was wearing a helmet. In the helmet thread, I have always posted that in cases like this, if he haddnt been wearing a helmet, he would...
  4. Has the former Bishop turned in her drivers...

    Has the former Bishop turned in her drivers license? Has she quit drinking? If neither of these are true, with this delay the public might be in danger. I maintain that the sooner she is off the...
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    Production to go for a bike ride? Why not ride...

    Production to go for a bike ride? Why not ride like a 10 year old does. He wears whatever he has on and rolls his bike out of the garage, and off he goes.
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    I suspect that pro racers ride with the smallest...

    I suspect that pro racers ride with the smallest frame they can to save weight. They make up the fit with longer stems and seat posts.
  7. Dont over look the large frame Rans Stratus.

    Dont over look the large frame Rans Stratus.
  8. So now it looks like this has been postponed...

    So now it looks like this has been postponed until Sept. The question is why. Does her att hope that everyone will forget this drunk killed someone?

    Lets keep this thread alive until we see the...
  9. Thread: A question.

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    Wear what you feel comfortable in or is...

    Wear what you feel comfortable in or is convenient. Dont worry about what others think or say.
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    Which ever you buy, go for the mid level cost. ...

    Which ever you buy, go for the mid level cost. Beyond that all you are buying is a couple of ounces less, and a name.
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    As I have posted on many threads, it is only a...

    As I have posted on many threads, it is only a production IF you care what other people think.

    I for instance am always ready to ride as far as what to wear. My summer attire is a T-shirt, and...
  12. Thread: Saddle Issues

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    I have a fair amount of experience since I...

    I have a fair amount of experience since I started riding a bike at about 5 years old. I rode DF bikes for 67 years. In 2005 I bought my first bent, was sold on the comfort immediately, and sold...
  13. Thread: Saddle Issues

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    Might as well face the fact that no saddle for a...

    Might as well face the fact that no saddle for a DF bike will be truly comfortable. All you can do is chose the one that causes the least pain for you.
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    I use a stainless steel bottle I got from...

    I use a stainless steel bottle I got from Walmart. It is the same size as the large plastic bottles. It even has the neck down area so it works fine in the bottle holder. No plastic taste of...
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    Drivers seem to forget that they are the johnny...

    Drivers seem to forget that they are the johnny come lately to the streets. Pressure from cyclist in the late 1800s causes roads to be developed. So the fact is cars are actually driving on cyclist...
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    I would think it would depend on the bike. Newer...

    I would think it would depend on the bike. Newer bikes with all sealed bearings should take far less time and should cost less.
  17. Strange clothes?? Look at pictures from RAGBRI,...

    Strange clothes?? Look at pictures from RAGBRI, everything from bikinis to bib overalls. And the big thing is no one cares!!!!
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    Sticky: Poll: I worked for a large computer corp, and I can...

    I worked for a large computer corp, and I can assure you that hard drives are engineered to have a specific life. If engineered to 10,000 hours, only a few will crash before that. Many will even...
  19. And---------------what egotistical fools will be...

    And---------------what egotistical fools will be calling him a Fred?
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    Sticky: Poll: Your point is spot on. I have posted many times...

    Your point is spot on. I have posted many times that even tho the anti helmet types have never had an accident, it is no proof that they never will.

    As I told my customers, there are two types of...
  21. The question is-----------why worry about what...

    The question is-----------why worry about what others think. I have found that most people dont think any way.

    Wear what ever trips your trigger, and dont worry about it.
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    Believe advertisements about as much as you...

    Believe advertisements about as much as you believe a politician! That is like what if you are scared half to death twice!
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    I never carry my drivers license. I have a dog...

    I never carry my drivers license. I have a dog tag on my bike with my name and home phone number. I dont know anywhere that you need a drivers license to ride a bike. What about kids younger than...
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    I guess I dont see the attraction of wearing a...

    I guess I dont see the attraction of wearing a hot camelback on ones back. Couple that with the cleaning problems and the plastic and rubber taste, I see no attraction at all. BTW I use stainless...
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    Greater endurance also. When you start out on a...

    Greater endurance also. When you start out on a ride, you have just so much "stored energy" on board. Bent riders do not have to use part of this energy holding up their torso and head. Trike...
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