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    Mixte is a French word. It means coed when...

    Mixte is a French word. It means coed when referring to a secondary school.
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    Drivers might realize that a poorly run public...

    Drivers might realize that a poorly run public transportation system impacts them. Around here automobiles have almost reached the saturation point. There won't be room for many more cars in parts...
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    In five years Massachusetts politicians will...

    In five years Massachusetts politicians will still be arguing about how to fix the T, and the equipment will be five years older and even more unreliable. This will lead to the greatest gridlock in...
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    Trek 630, only made in 1983. Specialized...

    Trek 630, only made in 1983.
    Specialized Sequoia.
    Fuji DelRey.
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    These fumes and pariticles are also health...

    These fumes and pariticles are also health hazards. New research shows that ultrafine particles pass into the brain by way of the olafactory nerve, and after time there can be a build up of toxins...
  6. On mixte bikes the rear cable stop is usually in...

    On mixte bikes the rear cable stop is usually in the middle of the diagonal stays. Some mixtes have cable guides on the stays for sidepulls, but most don't.

    There seems to be an assumption that...
  7. There is an old thread on this. Use the search...

    There is an old thread on this. Use the search function on the top right of the page. There used to be a poster that knew all there was to know about Univegas. I believe his user name was T-mar.
  8. What's wrong with centerpulls? All you need is...

    What's wrong with centerpulls? All you need is another 4mm of reach. If the brakes you have are not long enough, you can get some Dia-Comp 750's.
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    The hub is an early model Shimano freehub. It is...

    The hub is an early model Shimano freehub. It is not a freewheel hub.
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    I found the same model shogun at the dump a few...

    I found the same model shogun at the dump a few years ago and ride it around on errands. I changed out a number of parts that I took off other dump bikes, e.g. a triple crank, bar end shifters and...
  11. With the exceptions of Minneapolis and Montreal, ...

    With the exceptions of Minneapolis and Montreal, these cities are located in countries that do not have large domestic oil production; and the national governments have a good reason to encourage...
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    Some cities might designate car free zones or...

    Some cities might designate car free zones or they might charge money to enter certain parts of the city, but I doubt that there will ever be a real car free city in the USSof A, except as I...
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    Maybe Miami because of rising sea levels, or New...

    Maybe Miami because of rising sea levels, or New Orleans for the same reason.
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    What about those riding the Paris Brest,Paris...

    What about those riding the Paris Brest,Paris this summer who subsist on Ensure and Clif bars? In France!!!
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    La majesteuse égalité des lois, qui interdit au riche comme au pauvre de coucher sous les ponts, de mendier dan les rues et de voler du pain. Anatole France

    The majestic equality of the law...
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    I would add that you could cover the oily rags...

    I would add that you could cover the oily rags with water in the metal container. There might be enough oxygen in a closed container to feed the oxidation and the can could explode.
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    Poll: Light. I posted on this subject about two years...

    Light. I posted on this subject about two years ago. I went about four years being free, but gave up.

    Sometimes I drive , just because the car has to be driven.
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    Many years ag I rode fromTennesee to Savannah,...

    Many years ag I rode fromTennesee to Savannah, and then to Florida, and I don't remember having to stealth camp. I stopped in state parks a,nd forest campgrounds, places where I was invited in, ...
  19. I'm pretty sure an adjustable stem exists that...

    I'm pretty sure an adjustable stem exists that permits you to vary the height and reach of the handlebars so you can determine the proper height and reach before you purchase a new stem, but I don't...
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    The price is going to go up. Why not just have a...

    The price is going to go up. Why not just have a custom bike built for you with all the features you want?
  21. Yes, and I think it is because people give the...

    Yes, and I think it is because people give the same answers over and over.
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    Yes, but these things I can find at home. I...

    Yes, but these things I can find at home. I lived in the American West and know the solitude of the wilderness. but when I go to Europe, I'm looking for something else.

    I remember hiking and...
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    The only problem with that method, as shown in...

    The only problem with that method, as shown in the video, is that they are not wearing complete Haz Mat suits with face plates and air hoses.
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    I don't see the sense of stealth camping in a...

    I don't see the sense of stealth camping in a foreign country. Why go to a foreign country and hide in the bush? Campgrounds, hostels, inns and B&Bs are places to meet people. As far as travelling...
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    There is a saying that most colds run their...

    There is a saying that most colds run their course in seven days, but the others take a week. But to get back to the question: I don't know if what seems to be a cold might be a cold, an allergy,...
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