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    When the rubber washer is new they can grab...

    When the rubber washer is new they can grab pretty tightly and it gets looser and looser as you use it until it is so loose it leaks and you have to replace it. Try a little spit lube on it next...
  2. So, to the OP's question; no there is no possible...

    So, to the OP's question; no there is no possible way to have an 11 speed triple drivetrain with STI shifters.

    I have 3 bikes that are close to what you want, but based on 9-speed Shimano...
  3. Back to the OP's basic question, do Shimano 11...

    Back to the OP's basic question, do Shimano 11 speed STI levers even support a front triple? I am not sure this is possible. You may have to go to bar end shifters if you want 11 speess and a...
  4. I prefer the HS-1 rotors and have found them to...

    I prefer the HS-1 rotors and have found them to be less prone to squealing (likely because of the more rigid center spider). They also seem to be more true out of the box.
  5. Thread: Gloves

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    You could look at weight lifting or maybe golf...

    You could look at weight lifting or maybe golf gloves too?
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    Voyager Hypers have a way better ride and are...

    Voyager Hypers have a way better ride and are faster than the Gatorskins and are about the same for durability.
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    She stayed young. I got old! (I thought she was...

    She stayed young. I got old! (I thought she was hot too!)
  8. Check out the thread on 3-D printing here. One...

    Check out the thread on 3-D printing here. One of those guys might even do it for you or at least can tell you where the best deals are to have it printed.

    I believe even some UPS stores are...
  9. Sacrifice in strength? This is a 1 - 2 ounce...

    Sacrifice in strength? This is a 1 - 2 ounce tail light. Look at the video cameras people are mounting on bikes with brackets made by 3-D printing. It would have far more than adequate strength...
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    Just change independently when they get beyond...

    Just change independently when they get beyond spec. Timing chain gets a lot less wear for 3 reasons

    (1) It does not get bent sideways
    (2) The timing chain path has fewer curves in it
    (3) The...
  11. Maybe 3-d print them to get the cost down?

    Maybe 3-d print them to get the cost down?
  12. Or this from Jan Heine...

    Or this from Jan Heine
    https://janheine.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/lighting_compass_tail_2.jpg?w=640&h=494
  13. From Bruce Gordon - You can't beat this!...

    From Bruce Gordon - You can't beat this!
    http://images.cdn.bigcartel.com/bigcartel/product_images/37857288/max_h-300+max_w-300/Taillight3.jpg
  14. Is the derailleur new?

    Is the derailleur new?
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    Good thing you knew how to fix it...

    Good thing you knew how to fix it...
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    Do you have them installed with good compression...

    Do you have them installed with good compression less housing?
  17. I stopped in a shop on the C&O a few weeks ago...

    I stopped in a shop on the C&O a few weeks ago and asked the mechanic to tighten a loose left pedal. After watching him fiddle, I had to tell him that the left side is threaded backwards...
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    I have the Ultegra 6800 wheelset. For me is is a...

    I have the Ultegra 6800 wheelset. For me is is a strong and very reliable set of wheels.
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    Poll: I just changed a 700x35 tire on our tandem and...

    I just changed a 700x35 tire on our tandem and found that I have a (now very thin) 700x18-23 tube in it. I did not think that was even possible. I must have put 3000 miles on it and wore the tire...
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    Temporary? Maybe in the sense that you and I are...

    Temporary? Maybe in the sense that you and I are temporary I guess...

    Some cheaper glueless patches are temporary, but the good glueless patches will last about as long as the glued ones which is...
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    This is great! I cannot believe it is not...

    This is great! I cannot believe it is not commercially available!
  22. Crank Shorteners is what we use in a similar...

    Crank Shorteners is what we use in a similar situation. Child stoker crank conversions are for really little kids under 6. Get some fenders while you are at it!
  23. I think a big chunk of the ate of that super fast...

    I think a big chunk of the ate of that super fast set of wheels is also in the knowledge and experience related to component selection to tune heh wheel to the rider's specific needs as well, though...
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    Man, that had to suck...CF frame?

    Man, that had to suck...CF frame?
  25. New tire traction question - Vittoria Open Corsa CX III vs. Conto Gatorskins

    Hello - I just switched from crappy Continental 700x28 Gatorskins to some really nice Vittoria Open Corsa CX III 700x25 tires. I took them out for a first ride and I have to admit that despite the...
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