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    i have done racks on a bike with no eyelets with...

    i have done racks on a bike with no eyelets with a trip to ace. vinyl coated pipe hangers to attach the front part of the rack to the seats stays.... use m5 hex bolts and nylock nuts to secure
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  2. Bottom line is this is corner case so there is no...

    Bottom line is this is corner case so there is no special tool that I am aware of.

    Interesting to note this was something the Rivendell featured on their single speed bike (quickbeam) when...
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    interesting.to me anyway ...Rivendell is not...

    interesting.to me anyway ...Rivendell is not known for lightweight but was looking the other day Roadeo and they note "Built up with Mark's choice of lightish clubby parts, his 55cm weighs (minus...
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    That deserves an ear bug......think of the song ...

    That deserves an ear bug......think of the song "you can take your brake, your achy brakey brake"
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    another cheapie tubular thread

    Ok,

    Just acquired a tubular wheelset (campy hubs....probably tipo and mavic mp4 rims) that will go great with the torpado

    I keep telling myself I am going to do the tubular thing cheapo, ...
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    but is it larger contact patch or more pressure...

    but is it larger contact patch or more pressure on the tire meaning that is some thing might want to poke the tire it has more pressure pushing it.

    personally i think it is just karma and the...
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    ok a) congrats b) how big was that bag of chips?

    ok a) congrats b) how big was that bag of chips?
  8. I don't see a real difference conceptually...

    I don't see a real difference conceptually between bicycle activist's showing up as reported by Joey and the westboro baptist church that shows up demonstrates at soldiers funeral's
  9. put in mechanics... but I recall numerous postive...

    put in mechanics... but I recall numerous postive posts about alan wanta Wanta he is in carlsbad
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    Mostly when a neighbor who knows me as the bike...

    Mostly when a neighbor who knows me as the bike guy brings a BSO over. The components on these are so low end I have to be extra careful, and the end up being finicky and not staying adjusted. ...
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    easier to clip in, rest subjective just general...

    easier to clip in, rest subjective just general better feel.
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    my experience: I use SPD for my utility...

    my experience:

    I use SPD for my utility commuter (with a platform oneside/spd other pedal) and for me they are great for that. I find SPD to be the most user friendly for people new to clipless...
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    +++1000
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    most of these guys are northern california. ...

    most of these guys are northern california. OP may want to try the frame builder forum

    and from a older post by scooper

    Townsend is in Monrovia. Welcome to Townsend Cycles Ltd. Custom...
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    I would just chemical strip. Sandblasting done...

    I would just chemical strip. Sandblasting done wrong can remove metal from thing tubes
  16. try finding a controller for a 13 year old Fisher...

    try finding a controller for a 13 year old Fisher Paykel dishdrawer...... only refurbished, no return and still close to $300 it pushes you to buy a new dishdrawer
  17. in my experience, often parts for older cars are...

    in my experience, often parts for older cars are much more available than parts for older bikes. Bikes often mean upgrading, not replacing.
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    I have a neighbor/friend who started and runs a...

    I have a neighbor/friend who started and runs a very successful (success meaning number of people helped and ongoing outreach) Bicycle focused charity. I have helped volunteering, connecting to...
  19. I would throw the hat in :) but really it was...

    I would throw the hat in :) but really it was handy and I did not want to rest the rim on concrete
  20. FS NOS Campy Victory Strada Tubular rims 36h

    Got these from a fellow forum member, but my tubular project is on hold for while so these are up for sale for someone who will use them now.

    Pair Campy Victory Strada Rims Tubular 36 h $100...
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    Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you...

    Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you live. mark twain
  22. My 2 cents Choose what you want to wear but...

    My 2 cents

    Choose what you want to wear but don't cut down others choices.

    I choose to be visible because I feel that the more visible I am the safer I am.

    Like my choice of bikes, my choice...
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    as I recall unterhausen has some torch...

    as I recall unterhausen has some torch experience.....so for perfect guy to find the frame
  24. I found this site which seems to have some good...

    I found this site which seems to have some good products, ideas. Time will tell if I get any traction with the Facilities director

    it gave me some ideas, like bike parking with a tool stand/pump...
  25. ok heresy alert.....but they would make some...

    ok heresy alert.....but they would make some hipster an absolutely awesome slammed fixie for going to get coffee with. Pink wheels and all
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