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    N+1 is the time for a tadpole trike. Makes you...

    N+1 is the time for a tadpole trike.
    Makes you feel like a kid again.
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    Try a different track - consider a new steel...

    Try a different track - consider a new steel frame such as a Gunner Roadie with custom geometry. You would get the fit & stiffness you desire, then do the bike build yourself.

    Ps. Consider the...
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    If you switch to a cog with more teeth and a...

    If you switch to a cog with more teeth and a chainring with fewer teeth- you will lower the gearing, however the relative step between each gear will remain the same.
  4. Check out the Worksman website, I believe the...

    Check out the Worksman website, I believe the offer a beach cruiser that would fit.
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    For me, these saddles are not interchangeable. ...

    For me, these saddles are not interchangeable. Have a regular B17 on a bike Friday with handlebars level with handlebar to or slightly above saddle - comfortable for me. The imperial is on a trek...
  6. No, about 5 years.

    No, about 5 years.
  7. Why does it matter ? After a few years of you,...

    Why does it matter ?
    After a few years of you, you won't be able to tell the difference.
  8. Flat bar to drop bar conversion is usually fairly...

    Flat bar to drop bar conversion is usually fairly easy to do, it doesn't always work out as top tube lengths are different - so the fit isn't as optimal. My partner commutes and tours with a "flat...
  9. Would describe my prime commuter as pragmatic;...

    Would describe my prime commuter as pragmatic; tough steel frame, strong wheels, wider resilient tires to take commuting abuse, simple gearing and components. Now with approx. 20000 km of year...
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    All of my bikes have a name, they come when I...

    All of my bikes have a name, they come when I call their name.
    the road bike is a Gunner Roadie, green color - named Dragon.
  11. Some cyclists probably feel that God cycles on a...

    Some cyclists probably feel that God cycles on a leather saddle, others feel that is a devil torture device. Have a leather saddle on each of my upright bikes, for me they provide the best comfort. ...
  12. saddle type and comfort are just one part of bike...

    saddle type and comfort are just one part of bike fit. For me, saddle and handle bar level is most comfortable; also ride a leather saddle, but considering. Brooks Cambrium for my next bike
  13. n+1 saga continues. consider a "relaxed" or...

    n+1 saga continues.
    consider a "relaxed" or "endurance" geometry entry level road bike. Suggest 25 or 28 mm tires. Work with a dealer who takes the time to make sure you fit the bike well & to you...
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    Consider Chrome Krush shoes ?

    Consider Chrome Krush shoes ?
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    "old school shoes"= sneakers

    "old school shoes"= sneakers
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    The advantage of being experienced ? Remembering...

    The advantage of being experienced ?
    Remembering all of those experiences.
  17. Suggest, Conti GP four season for possible mixed...

    Suggest, Conti GP four season for possible mixed road surfaces.
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    Ferritin has two major functions; it is the...

    Ferritin has two major functions;
    it is the prime iron storage and carrying protein, a low ferritin is often associated with a lower amount of stored iron. Not sure what your Lab's reference range...
  19. Race or endurance geometry, which is faster? -...

    Race or endurance geometry, which is faster? - depends upon the engine.
    if you are constantly going over 30 kph, the more aerodynamic "race" geometry might be faster. Otherwise, for commuting a...
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    Not sure how much you intend to invest ? check...

    Not sure how much you intend to invest ?
    check out the competative cyclist web site, I believe they have some ala carte choices.
    also, consider a Gunnar dealer and select the parts you want - Plus...
  21. My prime commuter is a 1x9 with 36 t chain wheel...

    My prime commuter is a 1x9 with 36 t chain wheel and 12-36 cassette, tires are 42x700. Since. I live on a dirt/gravel road, it is also my gravel grinder. Plus it isn't too bad on some of the access...
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    Correct ! we trust our citizens to be citizens....

    Correct ! we trust our citizens to be citizens.
    cycling in Vermont, is like most areas. Not much cycling infrastructure, but many of the paved roads have nice shoulders and very nice scenery. The...
  23. Not sure if there is a perfect tire, or if my...

    Not sure if there is a perfect tire, or if my perfect is as perfect as yours. That said, have had good luck with Conti GP 4-season - 25 mm.
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    Suggest MKS Touring pedal or sylvan road pedal. ...

    Suggest MKS Touring pedal or sylvan road pedal. They are inexpensive, feel smooth, wear well, can be serviced.
  25. My son rode a Specialized Sirrus for a couple...

    My son rode a Specialized Sirrus for a couple years, he put a few thousand km on it. He (and we) we're sad when he out grew it. Got a high rate of return when we sold it at a bike swap.
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