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    He has a habit of buying underpants three sizes...

    He has a habit of buying underpants three sizes too small* so he is able to keep his place in his town's boy's choir.

    (*the size he gets is XXXXXL, in case you are out shopping for an Eid present...
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    Funny how the two posters in this thread who say...

    Funny how the two posters in this thread who say they don't trust BD because they don't list a physical address on their website, are the two posters on this thread who I would least want as a...
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    If your crank hits the chainstay, you either have...

    If your crank hits the chainstay, you either have a very VERY loose bottom bracket, the wrong length bottom bracket, or a bent crankarm.
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    This just goes to show, 'crazy' does not...

    This just goes to show, 'crazy' does not necessarily mean 'bad'.
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    As above, I generally find that one size (2cm) up...

    As above, I generally find that one size (2cm) up or down from ideal is not a problem. But much more than that and it may never be possible to satisfactorily fit the bike to your body.

    Do you...
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    He had a dream there were clowns in his coffee.

    He had a dream there were clowns in his coffee.
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    It might be the most comfortable, or it might...

    It might be the most comfortable, or it might cause back spasms and headaches. The way your body fits the bike is more important than just about any tricks the manufacturer can do to make it...
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    I am a little heavier than you and with 700 X 28c...

    I am a little heavier than you and with 700 X 28c tires I would go for ~100 psi in the rear, 90-95 in the front. 700x25c tires I would put at 105-110 rear, 95-100 front.

    So if you have 25mm...
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    I would like to know the same thing. Among all...

    I would like to know the same thing. Among all the bikes with obviously damaged frames and handlebars wrapped with neckties, that miyata stands out as a legitimately awesome bike.
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    I have been bumped by cars twice, but both times...

    I have been bumped by cars twice, but both times stayed upright and was mostly unhurt. The first was an old man in a massive old station wagon who was trying to pass me too close while I was going...
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    Which one of them started this thread?

    Which one of them started this thread?
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    When was the last time you tried it? A few years...

    When was the last time you tried it? A few years back they switched from (what I thought was) undrinkable sludge served at a temperature slightly hotter than the sun's core, to what I find to be...
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    My hayes brakes seized up due to (I think) road...

    My hayes brakes seized up due to (I think) road salt and no maintenance. They still braked but were slow or not retracting.
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    I don't ride with chopsticks, but I have never...

    I don't ride with chopsticks, but I have never been unable to improvise something while camping in the boreal forests of Canada.
  15. You were annoyed by the very first post that was...

    You were annoyed by the very first post that was not on-topic to your satisfaction. You have the choice to read, ignore, reply or not.
    I am replying only to the combative ignorant direction you...
  16. It is also reasonable to not be a dick to...

    It is also reasonable to not be a dick to everyone who has a different opinion than you. But most of us don't take it personally, so carry on.
  17. Welcome to the internet!

    Welcome to the internet!
  18. Ahh.. OK then. The problem is definitely you....

    Ahh..

    OK then. The problem is definitely you. :thumb:
  19. WTF? Who is this aimed at? Your second post...

    WTF?

    Who is this aimed at? Your second post was the only one that sounds remotely angry.
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    View the Coffee Filter at...

    View the Coffee Filter at http://www.ortliebusa.com
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    Very VERY similar. 631 vs 520 steel (I would...

    Very VERY similar. 631 vs 520 steel (I would probably go for the 520 as I am heavier and that likely has thicker tube walls); Jamis has externally reinforced head tube (possible because it is 631...
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    Not hearing stories about warranty frame...

    Not hearing stories about warranty frame replacements is a good thing. It likely means they have a very low failure rate.

    Find the thread on BF where a guy had a defective Cervélo, they did a...
  23. Does anyone make dual disc hubs and forks? My...

    Does anyone make dual disc hubs and forks? My understanding is that heat dissipation is the primary reason motorcycles do it that way.
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    That's a real cool bike. I bet it rides real...

    That's a real cool bike.
    I bet it rides real nice, too.
    Keep it well maintained.
  25. Bah! Brakes only slow you down. ;)

    Bah! Brakes only slow you down. ;)
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