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    Trek ALR6 or Cannondale CAAD12

    Trek ALR6 or Cannondale CAAD12
  2. Two weeks ago I just went from 32's to some 28's...

    Two weeks ago I just went from 32's to some 28's on my 7.4 and couldn't be happier. I mostly use mine as if it was a road bike (all bike paths and good roads).
  3. After I get back from what I would consider a...

    After I get back from what I would consider a session of really pushing myself I usually take a Motrin, Hot shower and spend a good hour in my favorite chair just relaxing. Then before bed maybe...
  4. Lesson learned: Carry a spare tube and pump.

    Lesson learned: Carry a spare tube and pump.
  5. The Trek has a triple crank if that means...

    The Trek has a triple crank if that means anything to you. I own one and I have to say that I rarely if ever drop down into the granny gear. I would say go with whichever bike you think you'd like...
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    The pedals on my 7.4 went bad after about 6...

    The pedals on my 7.4 went bad after about 6 months of riding.
  7. It was a '68 or '69 Schwinn Super Sport (Brown). ...

    It was a '68 or '69 Schwinn Super Sport (Brown). I was always on that bike. It was my pride and joy. It stayed in my room and was cleaned every day. Quite possibly the cleanest bike in the world,...
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    Congratulations! My first and last Century...

    Congratulations!

    My first and last Century ride was over 20 years ago and I still remember everything about it.
  9. Take a couple of days off, do some stretching. ...

    Take a couple of days off, do some stretching. Get a few good meals in you. If you still feel the same possibly see a doctor.
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    What a great location to be riding. Thanks for...

    What a great location to be riding. Thanks for sharing.
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    I'm paying $25 for a wheel truing. I've...

    I'm paying $25 for a wheel truing. I've inquired about other services but the place I bought my bike seems to want a fortune for just about everything. I would really only take something to an LBS...
  12. I've been using this... ...

    I've been using this...

    https://www.glympse.com/
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    Clean it up, lube everything, check the headset...

    Clean it up, lube everything, check the headset and start riding it. Nice Bike
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    I too was convinced that I needed a good pair of...

    I too was convinced that I needed a good pair of gloves due to all the pain and numbness I was experiencing. It really wasn't that bad but I kept thinking there's got to be a more comfortable glove...
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    I can't even imagine owning that many tubes. ...

    I can't even imagine owning that many tubes. They would all rot before I ever got around to using them.

    Almost every shop in my area will sell me 4 tubes for the price of 3. This always seems to...
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    What is a young kid doing at a truck stop meeting...

    What is a young kid doing at a truck stop meeting up with his buddies? Turn it in. Either way (cops give it back to you or auction it) you're not out anything and you did the right thing.
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    I'm not really sure what your point is. Many...

    I'm not really sure what your point is.

    Many times people who sell used bikes include accessories that if bought separately can cost well over $100 more over the price of a new bike. I've seen...
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    Poll: Do I care: No I do enjoy seeing well...

    Do I care: No

    I do enjoy seeing well maintained high end bikes though.
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    I'm not trying to convince you to buy new or used...

    I'm not trying to convince you to buy new or used but remember, if you buy a used bike they usually come with a few extras like water bottle cages and even possibly a computer. All those little...
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    Try your local Craigslist. I see a ton of great...

    Try your local Craigslist. I see a ton of great condition FX models for sale. Usually people want a bit too much for them but I would think you could get the price down substantially when you show...
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    I've been confronted with the same problem many...

    I've been confronted with the same problem many times. What I usually do is tell myself "let's just ride as far as..." and if it's too bad I'll turn around. I usually find that once I'm at that...
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    You still need to clean the inside of the allen...

    You still need to clean the inside of the allen head with a q-tip. You're getting close, but not anal yet.
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    Although the 7.1 is more of an entry level it...

    Although the 7.1 is more of an entry level it still should perform fine out the door. It sounds like you just need to adjust things a bit and get a few more miles on it before you start feeling a...
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    $15 in a heartbeat

    $15 in a heartbeat
  25. If he's looking for a Triple front then you're...

    If he's looking for a Triple front then you're talking about a new crankset, chain, new front triple d/r... in other words, by the time he spends the money and time to get it completed it just...
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