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  1. Race or endurance geometry, which is faster? -...

    Race or endurance geometry, which is faster? - depends upon the engine.
    if you are constantly going over 30 kph, the more aerodynamic "race" geometry might be faster. Otherwise, for commuting a...
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    Not sure how much you intend to invest ? check...

    Not sure how much you intend to invest ?
    check out the competative cyclist web site, I believe they have some ala carte choices.
    also, consider a Gunnar dealer and select the parts you want - Plus...
  3. My prime commuter is a 1x9 with 36 t chain wheel...

    My prime commuter is a 1x9 with 36 t chain wheel and 12-36 cassette, tires are 42x700. Since. I live on a dirt/gravel road, it is also my gravel grinder. Plus it isn't too bad on some of the access...
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    Correct ! we trust our citizens to be citizens....

    Correct ! we trust our citizens to be citizens.
    cycling in Vermont, is like most areas. Not much cycling infrastructure, but many of the paved roads have nice shoulders and very nice scenery. The...
  5. Not sure if there is a perfect tire, or if my...

    Not sure if there is a perfect tire, or if my perfect is as perfect as yours. That said, have had good luck with Conti GP 4-season - 25 mm.
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    Suggest MKS Touring pedal or sylvan road pedal. ...

    Suggest MKS Touring pedal or sylvan road pedal. They are inexpensive, feel smooth, wear well, can be serviced.
  7. My son rode a Specialized Sirrus for a couple...

    My son rode a Specialized Sirrus for a couple years, he put a few thousand km on it. He (and we) we're sad when he out grew it. Got a high rate of return when we sold it at a bike swap.
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    Suggest - buying a used "road" bike, as that is...

    Suggest - buying a used "road" bike, as that is the prime way you learn about the best bike(s) for your needs.
    That said, any advice from an Internet forum should be taken with a grain of salt. ...
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    Shimano bmx-30 pedal; wide, comfy and long...

    Shimano bmx-30 pedal; wide, comfy and long lasting.
  10. I ride two different custom steel frame bikes....

    I ride two different custom steel frame bikes. One is more touring orientated, but set up as my prime commuter/utility bike. The other, a pure road bike. While each is optimally suited for their...
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    +50=crs

    +50=crs
  12. If there is a wisker of wire, thorn, etc....

    If there is a wisker of wire, thorn, etc. sticking through the tire; is it as easy to detect and remove - compared to removing wheel/tire ?
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    Been riding for transportation and utility since...

    Been riding for transportation and utility since 1960.
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    Check out the Dero bike lockers ?

    Check out the Dero bike lockers ?
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    the Shimano installation guide gives pretty clear...

    the Shimano installation guide gives pretty clear info- just download it. also you can go to the old Sheldon brown website for some info. The ratios are a simple calculation.
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    What size wheel/tire ?

    What size wheel/tire ?
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    Have a BF NWT with Nexus hub, traveled a few...

    Have a BF NWT with Nexus hub, traveled a few thousand KM during the past five years. It is setup primarily as a commuter with the JTek shifter. Bike/rider/stuff load weight is around 120 kg. Echo...
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    "Riding for 5 years" =? learn to fix a flat. ...

    "Riding for 5 years" =?
    learn to fix a flat.
    Carry a small multi-tool, set of tire levers, a pump, a spare tube.
    next ride your bike!
  19. Yep, bike comfort and fit is a sum of parts.

    Yep, bike comfort and fit is a sum of parts.
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    My son Had a rich red matte powder coated trek...

    My son Had a rich red matte powder coated trek man bike for a while, the color looked great. The bike wasn't as great, glad he outgrew it and we were able to sell it. It was the color that sold it.
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    Rarely need to use a multi tool while commuting,...

    Rarely need to use a multi tool while commuting, usually on then to help someone else.
    +1 to the Park MT-1 tool, that along with a tube, tire levers a few cold patches and pump is all I usually carry
  22. Consider the Xooter folding bike? light weight,...

    Consider the Xooter folding bike?
    light weight, easy to handle and store, rugged and pragmatic ?
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    If there is a dérailleur hanger on your frame, you should be set. Might need to consider a chain keeper, such as a "dog fang". With a large range cassette, a 1xN is probably the most pragmatic and...
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    +++ to MKS pedals, touring or sylvan road models...

    +++ to MKS pedals, touring or sylvan road models work and last very well.
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    Echo importance of surface preparation. Have used...

    Echo importance of surface preparation. Have used Rustoluem red primer on a couple bikes, brush or rattlecan, it has lasted nicely and has a unique Ulitarian look- certainly not an artistic quality...
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