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    Look for used on CL or Ebay - nice new bike will...

    Look for used on CL or Ebay - nice new bike will get stolen at school fast. Get a used one and cover all the tubes with electrical tape to protect it from racks and it makes it look ugly - less...
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    I'd upgrade to lint free jersey's. Get the red...

    I'd upgrade to lint free jersey's. Get the red carbon fibre ones, they're faster.
  3. Longer than steel, carbon does not rust.

    Longer than steel, carbon does not rust.
  4. If you wear a Captain America suit you'll go even...

    If you wear a Captain America suit you'll go even faster!
  5. It is close enough size wise and at that price...

    It is close enough size wise and at that price you can always sell it for what you paid if you don't like it.
  6. Anything is better than Mavics.

    Anything is better than Mavics.
  7. There is a great book and the movie is on Netfix....

    There is a great book and the movie is on Netfix. The story of the Rawandan Cycle Team, started by Gary Fischer of Mountain Bike fame. Read it, watch it - goes along way to show the hurdles facing...
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    FYI - if you like the Emonda it is available in...

    FYI - if you like the Emonda it is available in H2 fit which is more endurance than speed which is H1 fit. You can check out the geometry of both on Trek's website. It boils down to size of head tube...
  9. I've used the 11 speed KMC link multiple times. I...

    I've used the 11 speed KMC link multiple times. I take my chain off 1 per month yo clean. If you find them for $1.00 each please let me know where. They are $45.00 for a 6 pack here.
  10. Thanks! That is not much considering what we are...

    Thanks! That is not much considering what we are asking those cages to do. Guess better keep checking more often and perhaps drop down one size in bottles. I have never lost a bottle yet so far.
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    Wrong size tube would be my guess.

    Wrong size tube would be my guess.
  12. What did mechanic say to torque them too? I use 2...

    What did mechanic say to torque them too? I use 2 big camelback podium ice bottles in mine, same bike same cages. Mine came loose couple of times when first had bike. I snugged them up and no problem...
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    Yes as long as both sensors are ant compatible....

    Yes as long as both sensors are ant compatible. Most Garmins have multiple bike profiles you can set up so it will track use for each bike you have until on as long as you click on correct bike each...
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    Don't listen to the suggestion to drill holes! If...

    Don't listen to the suggestion to drill holes! If it is a factory byproduct, altering it will void warranty. Check with factory re why and what for? Then if you wish to cover them consider some...
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    Some of the posts on here should have Warning...

    Some of the posts on here should have Warning labels!
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    Higher cadence 90 to 100 is better than 80. You...

    Higher cadence 90 to 100 is better than 80. You want to spin not muscle your way through it as you described.Especially when you hit hills, drop gears and spin your way up, seated if possible. The...
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    Sounds nice if you are retired but life gets in...

    Sounds nice if you are retired but life gets in the way of riding 7 days/ week.
  18. Replace tire ASAP those threads hold tire...

    Replace tire ASAP those threads hold tire together, not safe to ride on. If they are newer tires show them to dealer you nought them from, they may replace.
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    Traded at $0.76 today lowest since 2006. Good...

    Traded at $0.76 today lowest since 2006. Good time to travel north lot'ts bang for your $$. Bikes are cheaper here as well!
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    That $800.00 was Canadian $$$ so factor the extra...

    That $800.00 was Canadian $$$ so factor the extra 30% - that was full pop for progressive, I used up my yearly benefit amount on regular RX glasses. Still not cheap but well worth it, Garmin no...
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    If it is comfortable and you are not having any...

    If it is comfortable and you are not having any pain issues, keep riding. Most bikes have enough room to adjust for fit up and down size wise. I can see a shop trying to sell a last one on the floor...
  22. Sounds to me like a nice vintage steel would meet...

    Sounds to me like a nice vintage steel would meet your tastes. You won't have disc brakes but bikes have worked for many many years without them.
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    I'd avoid anything Mavic unless under 200. Just...

    I'd avoid anything Mavic unless under 200. Just search here, story after story of Mavic failures. Look at the DA C35 great wheels, not cheap but I love mine and no issues at all.
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    I ordered Oakley RX through my regular...

    I ordered Oakley RX through my regular optometrist, not cheap but best $800.00 I ever spent cycling wise.
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    Bath tub works in event you don't have pool,...

    Bath tub works in event you don't have pool, creek or pond. I've seen someone not tighten the valve closure enough and then screw the cap on too tight which depresses valve and air leaks out? If by...
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