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    +1. For the most part, power is generated during...

    +1. For the most part, power is generated during the down stroke, but the other leg doesn't get a free ride. It should be working to propel itself around the rest of circle rather than absorbing...
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    Good, if possible, but sometimes standards are...

    Good, if possible, but sometimes standards are such that complying with both sets isn't possible. IDK if that's the case here, but it is possible.
  3. I don't have any specific information about...

    I don't have any specific information about longer bike rails, but if I already owned one that was a tad short, I'd consider extending it, perhaps by cutting it and using a piece or pieces of...
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    When a skewer properly tightened the dropouts are...

    When a skewer properly tightened the dropouts are pressed firmly against the flanges of the axle. A bit looser or tighter won't consequentially move or change the alignment of anything.
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    FWIW: I find sites like RideWithGPS, GPSies,...

    FWIW: I find sites like RideWithGPS, GPSies, BikeRouteToaster, etc. far easier and with many additional useful features.
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    Yeah, grease. Without it it will start to click,...

    Yeah, grease. Without it it will start to click, clack, squawk, etc...
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    As a motorist, I would rate that factor first.

    As a motorist, I would rate that factor first.
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    That's a pejorative generalization. I know...

    That's a pejorative generalization. I know plenty of redneck yellers that would never mistreat animals.
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    To reproducibly install a wheel, put it in the...

    To reproducibly install a wheel, put it in the dropouts with the the skewer loose, set the wheel on on the ground and while pushing down with some force on the stem (saddle for rear wheel) to hold...
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    A mirror is better in many ways, IMO, like being...

    A mirror is better in many ways, IMO, like being able to see the lateral position of approaching traffic and what the vehicle is, whether it has a wide trailer, etc... And my blinkie is on at all...
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    More pertinent: What's a Fred? What's a...

    More pertinent:

    What's a Fred?

    What's a poser?

    What is HTFU?
  12. Did it have its lights going?

    Did it have its lights going?
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    FWIW: So far, not a single base layers in...

    FWIW: So far, not a single base layers in evidence in any of the hot stages of the the TDD and TDF where riders have their jerseys partially or totally unzipped.
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    I like the flames. I've seen a couple of actual...

    I like the flames. I've seen a couple of actual Proj One flame paint jobs and liked them. Alas, my bike isn't Proj One so no flames.
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    I'm going with odd.

    I'm going with odd.
  16. There's not a second goes by that I don't buy...

    There's not a second goes by that I don't buy something I don't need or want.
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    +1. What might seem too hard by hand might be...

    +1. What might seem too hard by hand might be easy with your foot.
  18. Just a thought, but is the front derailleur...

    Just a thought, but is the front derailleur aligned properly; the correct height and outer cage plate parallel to the rings?
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    Suggest trying DA 9000 cables/housing.

    Suggest trying DA 9000 cables/housing.
  20. Add up the prices for an F8 Dogma frame ($6K),...

    Add up the prices for an F8 Dogma frame ($6K), Campy EPS ($3.6k), Lightweight wheels ($5.6k), CF stem bars, etc and you could be closing in on $20k.

    Whether it's $20k or $10K or even "only" $5k...
  21. There is a Paris, ID.

    There is a Paris, ID.
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    I'd prefer to look into a mirror than bar mounted...

    I'd prefer to look into a mirror than bar mounted indicator lights. The mirror conveys much more info, like what's approaching, how wide it is, it's lateral position, if there are multiple vehicles,...
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    Agree. I remove them and keep them stored away...

    Agree. I remove them and keep them stored away safely at home.

    In my experience, the RD hitting spokes or dropping the chain into the spokes is most often caused by a bent hanger as a result of...
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    Duh. Finally, a reasonable form factor go pro. ...

    Duh. Finally, a reasonable form factor go pro. I always thought the original and continuing shape was ridiculous, but then the founder of the go-pro is a billionaire and I'm not.
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    What about advanced bike technology do you feel...

    What about advanced bike technology do you feel makes cycling more dangerous, or is it other factors you're referring to?
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