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    I make eye contact and wave them through even...

    I make eye contact and wave them through even as I am coming to a stop. We all want to be nice and get along and most drivers seem to really appreciate a proactive wave as it...
  2. I have done this on 3 old road bikes and it's...

    I have done this on 3 old road bikes and it's magic for upright city riding. Downright civilized.
  3. Big salad, apple, nuts, chocolate, leftovers or...

    Big salad, apple, nuts, chocolate, leftovers or sandwich. Sometimes pb&honey for midmorning. I never eat out, sometimes go for a swim at lunch hour.
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    I always enjoy your posts and now I know why!

    I always enjoy your posts and now I know why!
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    Sticky: Wanted Sturmey-Archer 3 speed hub, preferably...

    Wanted Sturmey-Archer 3 speed hub, preferably built up to a 700 wheel. Could be newer or older, just want to give it a try.
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    There is a portion of stem that is about the same...

    There is a portion of stem that is about the same diameter as the bars. I'll try to remember to get a better picture. The bike shop mechanic recommended it.
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    297711 Just switched this bike from drop bars...

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    Just switched this bike from drop bars to Soma Oxford and some cheap thumb shifters.
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    good idea to keep the locks locked!

    good idea to keep the locks locked!
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    Had to take a Cab tonight

    I went downtown to see some music, and as usual went via bike.

    I was extra cautious and used both locks, then realized later I only had one of the keys. Luckily, the cab ride home and back (with...
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    was about 100 today, and felt pretty good. As...

    was about 100 today, and felt pretty good. As long as you are moving the breeze keeps you cool. Stoplights are insufferable though (even more than usual).
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    yeah go bike transport facilities!!!

    yeah go bike transport facilities!!!
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    drops and gears would make a great big...

    drops and gears would make a great big difference, at least for me.
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    Mine is a LeMond poprad, but it took some...

    Mine is a LeMond poprad, but it took some retrofitting to get rack and fenders just right.
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    way to go!

    way to go!
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    Thanks, I'll give it a try!

    Thanks, I'll give it a try!
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    Rust stains on frame paint

    My brake cable got a little rusty and now my top tube has some staining. I've purchased a stainless cable and will install it this week, but I'd like to get the rust stains off when I remove the old...
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    my dream is to see more and more people joining...

    my dream is to see more and more people joining me on the commute, and fostering goodwill.
  18. pull to the LEFT, it's simple. wave them...

    pull to the LEFT, it's simple. wave them through, be an ambassador of goodwill.
  19. that's not weird, it's normal.

    that's not weird, it's normal.
  20. 9:30a.m. After that people start to wonder if...

    9:30a.m. After that people start to wonder if I'm sick or late, and might smirk or talk behind my back.
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    swim and yoga

    swim and yoga
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    I wear shorts till it's not too hot and then I...

    I wear shorts till it's not too hot and then I get to wear my work clothes. Below freezing (pretty rare here) I might wear longjohns.
  23. A cheap backup bike would come in handy while you...

    A cheap backup bike would come in handy while you wait to fix this. in the meantime, take it careful, hopefully you'll be fine. Hoew long is your commute?
  24. Thread: New bike!

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    wow what a setup!

    wow what a setup!
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    I like the sunlite grocery pannier. about $30...

    I like the sunlite grocery pannier. about $30 and I have one bolted to the rack of each of my commuters.

    I did use a milk crate before. Even delivered pizzas for a year in college! I would put...
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