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    I may be misunderstanding what your saying here,...

    I may be misunderstanding what your saying here, but I think this is how it works. You have no "control" wires from the shifters, and then only one receiver on the front derailleur. That receiver...
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    If money was no object....I would assume I would...

    If money was no object....I would assume I would have the time to just build my own frame.
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    I can tell you that in the rainstorm I went...

    I can tell you that in the rainstorm I went through today....my chain lube probably lasted 3 minutes......
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    Oh no...no, no....now THAT would be a DEAL!!! :D...

    Oh no...no, no....now THAT would be a DEAL!!! :D Seller was asking $350 for the frame/fork/headset. I looked around on eBay and it's true, these frames are going for anywhere between $300 and...
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    Well.....in case you were wondering what...

    Well.....in case you were wondering what happened.......

    After the first 35 miles on it :D

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/yZ8CHRqf6rx_1N93Jgq8p8bxIDjxpvRGnW_Gx4qYIrRD=w1126-h633-no
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    That's a big selling point for me....I'm not a...

    That's a big selling point for me....I'm not a fan of the BB86/BB30/BB386/BBRight/blah blah blah "revolution".
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    Looks like I'll be able to meet the seller...

    Looks like I'll be able to meet the seller tomorrow during his lunch hour. I'll see if he wants to deal a little on the price, just because that's me (with caveats of course). So, there may be new...
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    You know what they say.....if you have to...

    You know what they say.....if you have to ask......
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    Cannondale CAAD9....good deal?

    I came across a CAAD9 frame/premium fork (and headset) on C-list. Seller is asking $350. I admittedly know pretty little about the Cannondales....especially re-sale values. I have read that they...
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    One time I got a flat tire.....I took the tire...

    One time I got a flat tire.....I took the tire off on the side of the road and found a tire lever inside. True story......weirdest flat I'd ever had. Good thing I didn't go to school to be a...
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    I have ridden one of them before. Many years ago...

    I have ridden one of them before. Many years ago though. They were also very popular with some of the ultra-marathon/RAAM riders in the early 90's. The beam is actually two halves with an...
  12. :lol: I totally forgot about this one!!!

    :lol: I totally forgot about this one!!!
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    As someone who has lived in and around Boulder...

    As someone who has lived in and around Boulder for 30 years, I've seen them come and go. Honestly, some of the "best" shops simply don't exist any longer. Also, what other parameters do you want in...
  14. I'm currently using the Strada Smart from Cateye....

    I'm currently using the Strada Smart from Cateye. It's basically just a "head unit" to which you can connect either BT sensors or run in "mirror mode". In the mirror mode, your BT HR strap and...
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    It is certainly pretty low end honestly. I have...

    It is certainly pretty low end honestly. I have no idea if it is an entry level Raleigh or not, but it's obvious by the pictures you've got a bike with stamped lugs, dropouts, "toothpaste" welds on...
  16. I had to re-read the post to catch that...but I'm...

    I had to re-read the post to catch that...but I'm assuming the OP is referring to the brake bridge. Or, they meant to type "front" wheel.
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    Sticky: Not too much traffic in here...but anyway... ...

    Not too much traffic in here...but anyway...

    Have:

    DA 7800 cranks, 175mm 53x39. Fair to moderate wear on the big ring, small ring is in very good shape.
    Pretty beat up Fizik Aliante (white...
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    Just picked up one of these a few days...

    Just picked up one of these a few days ago...pretty sweet. Syncs to either my phone via Bluetooth, or to the HR/speed/cadence sensors alone (also via Bluetooth). Nice, small, light... A simple...
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    :lol: I'm on the correct side!

    :lol: I'm on the correct side!
  20. Thread: Giro Shoes

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    Right...the older ones did have that glossy...

    Right...the older ones did have that glossy finish and yep, I did just look and it does appear that the heel tab is kept on with a small allen head. :thumb: I do recall the old shoes having "Factor...
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    This is called a "prison wallet" if your "in the...

    This is called a "prison wallet" if your "in the biz..." ;)
  22. Thread: Giro Shoes

    by redtires
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    I am riding the Factor's right now, and I really...

    I am riding the Factor's right now, and I really like them a lot. They come with three different arch supports to accommodate different feet and the sole is ridiculously stiff. However, they are a...
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    With very few exceptions....I have regret for...

    With very few exceptions....I have regret for every bike I've ever sold....especially the one's with frames I built myself.
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    I would leave everything except keys locked in...

    I would leave everything except keys locked in the car. What else do you need while on a TT...hopefully not your phone and wallet. Take your car key off it's fob/keychain and tape it under your...
  25. Thread: Virtual size?

    by redtires
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    Without seeing the ad, I can only presume this: ...

    Without seeing the ad, I can only presume this: With bikes having compact geometry now vs. level top tubes, you must have a "virtual" measurement for the effective top tube length. Some companies...
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