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    As others have mentioned, both bikes are probably...

    As others have mentioned, both bikes are probably good bikes. Both brands are well respected and have been around for a long time. As for BH, I own one of their carbon fiber road bikes and I love...
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    N + 1 My touring bike has fenders. I also use...

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    My touring bike has fenders. I also use that bike for errands that require a pannier.

    My commuter bike also has fenders on all the time. I use this bike for organized/charity rides...
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    I think, if at all possible, it's best to test...

    I think, if at all possible, it's best to test ride first. I have typically done this with my road bikes, though I did buy an Orbea Avant M30D without test riding it :-)
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    I'm considerably lighter than you and I run about...

    I'm considerably lighter than you and I run about 110 in the back and 100 in the front on 23's. Definitely top them off at least every 2-3 days, if not before every ride. If they lose too much...
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    I haven't personally ridden a Domane, but I don't...

    I haven't personally ridden a Domane, but I don't think it's all marketing hype. The bike is designed be more "compliant". My suggestion is to test ride as many different bikes as possible. When I...
  6. Poll: As you test ride bikes, and I highly recommend...

    As you test ride bikes, and I highly recommend test riding them, I would throw a few road bikes into the mix. As others have mentioned, a cyclocross bike gives you the option of running larger tires...
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    Where would you be riding this bike? Trails,...

    Where would you be riding this bike? Trails, roads, etc...?

    I agree that buying an inexpensive bike to start out would be a good idea. When I started riding a few years ago I bought a bike...
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    It looks like NBC Sports will have an application...

    It looks like NBC Sports will have an application for the iPhone/iPad/Android. It's $20.
    2015 Tour de France on NBC Sports - Pro Cycling's 2015 Tour de France Live, Live Streaming Video, News,...
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    Posted this to the wrong topic, sorry.

    Posted this to the wrong topic, sorry.
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    It looks like NBC Sports will have an application...

    It looks like NBC Sports will have an application for the iPhone/iPad/Android. It's $20.
    2015 Tour de France on NBC Sports - Pro Cycling's 2015 Tour de France Live, Live Streaming Video, News,...
  11. Although the round-up idea is funny and would...

    Although the round-up idea is funny and would certainly make me feel better, I would be careful about damaging this persons' property. It could quickly make this worse for you than for him. Many...
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    I think tracking this as two rides would make the...

    I think tracking this as two rides would make the most sense. If you were doing the STP in one day then the entire segment as one ride would make sense.

    Will your iPhone battery last for the time...
  13. Thread: 60+ MPH possible?

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    GPS data can do some weird stuff when it there is...

    GPS data can do some weird stuff when it there is signal loss.

    That, or these people ride through this tunnel seriously fast.
    https://www.strava.com/segments/8837899
  14. Not to get too off topic, though it is completely...

    Not to get too off topic, though it is completely off topic, I think ShortLegCyclist is correct. There is one bit of additional information that may or may not be current. The calculation for...
  15. With a budget of $300, hopefully they will have...

    With a budget of $300, hopefully they will have Di2 Claris soon :-)
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    NBC Sports claims it will be streamed live and...

    NBC Sports claims it will be streamed live and also have full event replays on NBC Sports Live Extra.
    NBC Sports Group 2015 Cycling TV schedule - NBC Sports | NBC Sports

    However, when I look at...
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    Do you have a desire to ride longer rides in...

    Do you have a desire to ride longer rides in addition to commuting? When I started commuting by bike I was riding a hybrid and I was not very fast. Soon I discovered I loved cycling and I started...
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    Personally, I think the Whidbey Island route is...

    Personally, I think the Whidbey Island route is more scenic. As a matter of fact, I rode a loop up the mainland and back down Whidbey just a couple days ago. Here are my routes to give you some...
  19. Thread: Cougar Mtn. climb

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    You are going to have excellent riding right out...

    You are going to have excellent riding right out your back door. As you probably know, the Mercer Loop is one of the most popular rides in the area.

    Couger Mountain (often referred to as zoo...
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    Pedaling at a higher cadence feels awkward at...

    Pedaling at a higher cadence feels awkward at first, but soon it will feel normal. I would start increasing your cadence. Everyone's sweet spot is different, but 60 is lower than most people I...
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    I'm glad you like it! An early morning ride just...

    I'm glad you like it! An early morning ride just South of Seattle, WA. The location is Three Tree Point with Mt. Rainier in the background.
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    http://i438.photobucket.com/albums/qq108/cewarren/...

    http://i438.photobucket.com/albums/qq108/cewarren/IMG_1549.jpg
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    Do most people use chamois cream on long rides? ...

    Do most people use chamois cream on long rides? I rode 140 miles on Friday and never felt discomfort anywhere. Maybe I just lucked out with comfortable shorts.
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    Depending on the type of riding you like to do,...

    Depending on the type of riding you like to do, there are a number of trails close to Seattle, including Duthie and Tiger, but there are others.

    Although I love MTB, I ride the road much more...
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    It sounds like the OP ordered a new bike. It...

    It sounds like the OP ordered a new bike. It doesn't sound like a "learn to do it yourself" situation. As most have said, the wait can differ significantly depending on the how busy the shop is. I...
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