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    road (carbon), road (steel), cross(alu), touring,...

    road (carbon), road (steel), cross(alu), touring, cargo - the last two get the fewest miles.
  2. 1970 peugeot with campy. Well, actually it was...

    1970 peugeot with campy. Well, actually it was my older sisters, but I rode it for a couple of years until I finally got a raleigh.
    Dad always liked her better.
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    qft
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    I'm not sure the Look would be classified as an...

    I'm not sure the Look would be classified as an aero frame, seems more comfort oriented. I've ridden the cervelo and it is nice, albeit a bit more harsh than my TCR.

    Other frames to consider: ...
  5. How about Canada (http://carto.routeverte.com/)?

    How about Canada?
  6. You keep making this claim, but never indicate...

    You keep making this claim, but never indicate what you consider to be 'fast'.
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    What happened to the caad 11?

    What happened to the caad 11?
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    Sticky: Are you forgetting the aero bars?

    Are you forgetting the aero bars?
  9. Here's a good choice...

    Here's a good choice for a modern steel bike.
    Also, this.
    Finally, this looks nice but I'm not sure it is still in production.
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    I'm in the same boat, started working from home...

    I'm in the same boat, started working from home six years ago, deleting the 30km round trip commute. One thing I made a point of was to keep my post office box and banking downtown so I am obliged...
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    We're settling into a common summer pattern here...

    We're settling into a common summer pattern here at the edge of the prairies, great riding in the morning, with some wicked winds and t-storms in the afternoon.
    I can get away without fenders 9...
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    That's a sears special. $50

    That's a sears special. $50
  13. The in joke for the guys I ride with is how cheap...

    The in joke for the guys I ride with is how cheap I am, but I do like the nice stuff and buy it when it goes on sale.
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    I think some people are easier to fit than...

    I think some people are easier to fit than others. I'm in the easy to fit group, due to fairly average body proportions and good flexibility. I have no problem buying a bike based on a quick scan...
  15. I used these guys...

    I used these guys.
    They meet all your requirements, and I would recommend them.
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    http://www.rei.com/media/ll/a5bec91b-51d5-4827-b29...

    http://www.rei.com/media/ll/a5bec91b-51d5-4827-b291-7219ab7c7657.jpg
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    It is easier to do if you already have a parts...

    It is easier to do if you already have a parts bin full of useful stuff. This usually results from riding and fixing lots of bikes, which has the helpful side-effect of learning what you want in a...
  18. Thread: Flats!

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    You really need to spend a bit of time figuring...

    You really need to spend a bit of time figuring out what caused the flats. Some things to look out for are:
    - wire or glass shards in the tire casing (get them out)
    - exposed spoke heads/holes in...
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    I happen to own both of those groups so I guess I...

    I happen to own both of those groups so I guess I have an opinion. If your current tiagra group is 10 speed, then the difference between the two is not that significant: the DA stuff is a little...
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    Back when I was a noob, progressing to an...

    Back when I was a noob, progressing to an enthusiast, I had 5 cogs in the back. I rode that bike on a 600 mile tour through the rockies.
    For a long time, I had 8 cogs on the back and rode many more...
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    I appreciate nice things, and I can tell the...

    I appreciate nice things, and I can tell the difference.
    I have DA 7800 on my carbon bike, it is very nice.
    I replaced the 105 5500 on my steel bike with Tiagra 4600 and felt it was an upgrade....
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    Precision implies accuracy?

    Precision implies accuracy?
  23. Thread: Hot r Not

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    Wow, nice bike :thumb: The only nit I can pick...

    Wow, nice bike :thumb:
    The only nit I can pick is the mounting of the front tire.
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    Still hot, but I'm not sure what is going on with...

    Still hot, but I'm not sure what is going on with that brake cable.
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    I spent some time in London last summer, the...

    I spent some time in London last summer, the boris bikes were the best way to get around. I checked out a few shops, including condor.
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