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    I've used the generic unbranded gear cables for a...

    I've used the generic unbranded gear cables for a long time and never had a problem with them breaking at a higher rate than either Shimano or Clarks cables which I also tried. Last at least several...
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    Unless the bike has a lot of miles on it...

    Unless the bike has a lot of miles on it (thousands) or was not maintained by occasionally cleaning and lubricating the chain, you got suckered. The very first thing to check if you are skipping...
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    Sun Recumbent Tricycles (Trikes) Sun USX...

    Sun Recumbent Tricycles (Trikes) Sun USX Recumbent Trike at the Bicycle Man
    You can read about it here. If the owner says "heavy duty" then it probably is the Sun trike for riders who are over the...
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    Which type of Sun trike are you writing about? ...

    Which type of Sun trike are you writing about? Sun uses the SX label on both delta and tadpole 20" wheel trikes. Two older models are: Sun EZ-Tri Classic SX Delta Trike $1200 new. Sun EZ Tad SX...
  5. I didn't think Schwinn produced any brazed frame...

    I didn't think Schwinn produced any brazed frame bikes at their Chicago factory other than the really high end Paramount model. It may be one of the Japanese produced Panasonic models that Schwinn...
  6. Thread: Dogs!!

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    You need to show this to the sheriff. It is...

    You need to show this to the sheriff. It is recently passed legislation to make up for the fact that Kansas has a one-bite-free policy dating back hundreds of years.
    21-6418. Permitting a...
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    I looked at the two links you provided and was...

    I looked at the two links you provided and was very surprised to find a weight listed for the medium frames on both bikes. These are very different from the cheap bikes sold by mass merchandisers...
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    You are a smart parent for buying a bike that...

    You are a smart parent for buying a bike that fits your son right now, for not buying one he will eventually "grow into", and for selecting one based upon needs rather than what looks fancy. The...
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    There are a couple of reasons why I don't bother with any of the local bike shops and I once worked in one so I do have a fondness for them. I ride recumbents. No shop in my town of over 2 million...
  10. Stem riser. See the picture here Delta Alloy...

    Stem riser. See the picture here Delta Alloy Threadless Stem Raiser 1-1/8" Up to 3-1/4" Black or you can order them from overseas for $10 including shipping but expect a longer delivery time Gy...
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    You can get one of these: 6 Alarm Sound Bicycle...

    You can get one of these: 6 Alarm Sound Bicycle Horn with Mount Black 1*6F22 9V 100dB - US$4.86 $4.86 shipped postpaid from China and takes 3 weeks to arrive at your home by US post. Or if you feel...
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    This is a very nice bike, far above entry level,...

    This is a very nice bike, far above entry level, and with very decent components. Looking at the versions made from 1995 to '97 it has good mid level components (Shimano Deore drive train) and the...
  13. Sold by REI but no longer in their lineup. Price...

    Sold by REI but no longer in their lineup. Price for a 2013 model was $400 and members get 10% back at the end of the year. Weight is 36.5 pounds which isn't light but a bit lighter than your 43...
  14. I'm not a lawyer! Take the bike back. It is...

    I'm not a lawyer! Take the bike back. It is yours. Let the person who bought it second hand deal with the fellow who "found it in the woods". It is up to her to sue him for selling a stolen bike...
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    The picture looks familiar. I was an alternate...

    The picture looks familiar. I was an alternate juror on a murder case in which the young lady had shoe prints on her dead body from being stomped by the perp. The killer prized the shoes because...
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    A lot depends upon the humidity where you live. ...

    A lot depends upon the humidity where you live. I'll bet it is really high most of the time in your part of GB. If you lived in the desert (Mojave here) you could soak your shirt until it was...
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    DON"T DON'T DON'T buy your son a bike that is too...

    DON"T DON'T DON'T buy your son a bike that is too large for him. It is a safety issue with him being able to reach the ground comfortably. It is far better to buy even a cheap bike that fits and...
  18. The Raleigh has mid level Shimano 105 components...

    The Raleigh has mid level Shimano 105 components versus the entry level Sora on the Anyroad. That would be enough for me to choose the Raleigh. BTW, what is wrong with a straight diamond frame? It...
  19. I'd buy the road bike and be sure that the rims...

    I'd buy the road bike and be sure that the rims and frame can accommodate somewhat wider more aggressive tires for off road use. You can find plenty of inexpensive off-road tires at online sellers. ...
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    There are so many online sources that it is hard...

    There are so many online sources that it is hard to list all of them. Two of my favorites are the Park Tool site and Sheldon Brown.
    Park Tool Co. » ParkTool Blog
    Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical...
  21. Check this site. They have a very large...

    Check this site. They have a very large selection of grips: Bike Grips | Handlebar Grips | Bicycle Handlebar Grips - Niagara Cycle Search using lowest to highest price to get something reasonable.
  22. You might send this unit to one of the four DT...

    You might send this unit to one of the four DT Swiss repair centers on your own. Thirty bucks for shipping a few ounce piece to a center within Canada seems exorbitant. It may only be a seal that...
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    You can read a review of it here: 'BentRider...

    You can read a review of it here: 'BentRider Online» Blog Archive » Bacchetta Giro 26 ATT (700C) It is also a good place to ask your question as there will be at least some riders who own the bike. ...
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    Definition of beater bike

    Let's define the term "beater bike". It is not a piece of crap that is falling apart but rather an older better quality bike that isn't flashy enough to attract the attention of bike thieves hoping...
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    Do your parents know what the number one crime on...

    Do your parents know what the number one crime on almost every US campus is? Google on "Campus bike thefts" and see what comes up and then show it to them when they object to you buying a used or...
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