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  1. Thread: New Trek

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    Once again... the 520 has 36 and the super duty...

    Once again... the 520 has 36 and the super duty appearing 920 has 28.
    Trek is a big enough builder to spec 36 hole through axle hubs if they so desired.
    It is not right and will impact sales IMO.
    ...
  2. Thread: New Trek

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    So you're an admitted shill for Trek. I'm OK with...

    So you're an admitted shill for Trek. I'm OK with that... but the HD racks on the 920 would seem to dictate 36 spoke wheels IMO.
    My next bike will be a Jamis Aurora Elite that comes with 36 but I...
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    Well, there you go with a 500w. EDIT: I doubt a...

    Well, there you go with a 500w.
    EDIT: I doubt a dealer would want to place 500w in a step through frame.

    OHM, a respected builder, is Canadian made so they are closer than the lower 48.

    We...
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    Cycling touches all the bases. Social, solitude,...

    Cycling touches all the bases.
    Social, solitude, exercise, meditation and so much more.

    This is last year's OHM that just might be available discounted.
    The battery offers good balance front to...
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    Check reviews. The Kalkhoff w/Panasonic has...

    Check reviews.
    The Kalkhoff w/Panasonic has variable assist levels, as do the other mid-drives.
    At the highest setting one would just have to keep the drive chain snug.

    Falco can be had w/o a...
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    Ok, guess I over reacted.(the OP did say he cross...

    Ok, guess I over reacted.(the OP did say he cross posted)
    At 68 this July my health is quite good, although 30 more #s has to go. Some folks think i'm in my early 50s. :p

    As of two years ago...
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    Sorry I posted in this thread. Please have a Mod...

    Sorry I posted in this thread.
    Please have a Mod lock or delete this thread.

    BTW, BF also has a Nutrition and Fitness forum but much of that gets posted in >50... just sayin'. :D
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    Check... The Falco might be able to reprogram RPM...

    Check... The Falco might be able to reprogram RPM for 29, 27.5, 26, 24 or 20" wheels.
    On two wheeled bents you would want the hub motor in the front wheel for more gyro effect/stability.
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    John V., A bit more money than Bionix but the...

    John V.,
    A bit more money than Bionix but the Falco E Motor is 5 phase instead of 3, is more efficient and offers far less resistance to being pedaled in the off state. It also does not require a...
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    The former, Castaneda. Read three of his books...

    The former, Castaneda. Read three of his books back in the smokey '70s. :D
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    A good site to look at what's being offered for a...

    A good site to look at what's being offered for a rapidly growing market.
    Electric Bike Reviews & Ratings - ElectricBikeReview.com

    Mid-drives offer the gear changes of the cassette but must be...
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    I had to Google that quote. TY, now I wanna...

    I had to Google that quote. TY, now I wanna reread Carlos w/o the effects of reefer and Boone's Farm wine.
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    I really don't know why the stand up dizziness...

    I really don't know why the stand up dizziness stopped.
    After cleaning up my diet big time, loosing 55# since Nov with another 30 to go.
    Resting pulse low 50s with BP as low as 99/55 and getting...
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    OP, I like you better in the Training and...

    OP,
    I like you better in the Training and Nutrition Forum. :D

    No one gets out alive but I refuse to dwell on that fact.
    "Get busy living or get busy dieing."
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    Used this trick on motorcycles for 50 years......

    Used this trick on motorcycles for 50 years... Aqua Net FTW.
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    The EPA eliminated the Camel hot patches I used...

    The EPA eliminated the Camel hot patches I used as a child 55 years ago.
    But this tip seems to work for at home patching.
    Using long nose vise grip pliers and the tail-side of two quarters, then...
  17. I did read it and it is flowery , like magical...

    I did read it and it is flowery , like magical thinking.
    As a GOF I'll stick with Sheldon Brown's offerings on wheel building.

    Never having built aero spoke deep V rims, only 28/32/36 double...
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    Had a Flyer creak at the nose. A small blob of...

    Had a Flyer creak at the nose.
    A small blob of Proofide + hair dryer turned the trick.
  19. KHS TR101 is around $1k. Jamis Aurora is around...

    KHS TR101 is around $1k.
    Jamis Aurora is around $900.

    Go with the Fuji. Install KoolStop brake pads from the get-go.
  20. Thread: Stands

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    I bought an Ultimate stand before the company was...

    I bought an Ultimate stand before the company was sold to Feedback Sports.
    Sure like it as it will support even my 65# electric (w/battery inplace).
    This is a step down from what I bought but it...
  21. My sit-bones set a touch on the wideside and the...

    My sit-bones set a touch on the wideside and the B17 is a treat.
    After about three short rides it was broke in I guess. Discomfort was never an issue.
    When I was 250# @ 6', the Brooks Flyer really...
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    Change sleeping position. Place a pillow between...

    Change sleeping position. Place a pillow between the knees.
    If it gets worse, ice the knee.
    Still worsening? Take inflammatories out of the diet.

    For information and edification:
    YouTube>John...
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    another... DerailleurHanger.com...

    another...
    DerailleurHanger.com
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    Rounded teaspoon of psyllium hulls stirred into...

    Rounded teaspoon of psyllium hulls stirred into 10oz of water everyday for the last 30 years.
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    ^^^ This. My very first wheel build was with a...

    ^^^ This.
    My very first wheel build was with a cheap Mavic rim. I just went by nipple turns to bring the wheel up firm.
    The spokes at the joint got quite tight sooner than the rest and that threw...
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