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    If you are staying near Union Square, likely you...

    If you are staying near Union Square, likely you are without rental car - smart to avoid the hassle and expense when BART is easy from either Oakland or SFO and parking might cost you $50/day. ...
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    2) "Standard Loop" - Oakland, CA Standard Plus...

    2) "Standard Loop" - Oakland, CA
    Standard Plus Grizzly Peak in Oakland, CA, United States | MapMyRide

    Not really an epic, but my current "standard" for a two hour weekend or after work ride with...
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    The reader comments in support of the motorist...

    The reader comments in support of the motorist are almost as disturbing as the video itself.
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    I've ridden over 25 years without ever having a...

    I've ridden over 25 years without ever having a proper road bike. I've been riding a late 80's mountain bike with slicks and a folding Bike Friday (both around town and when traveling). With the...
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    I've seen that video a few times now, cringing...

    I've seen that video a few times now, cringing each time I see it. That wounded sounding moan at the end - is that the cyclist or the deer?!?
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    I recently replaced the tires on my Bike Friday. ...

    I recently replaced the tires on my Bike Friday. I started with the Primo V Monster, which I ended up not liking; too much tread gave off an audible hum going down the road. After a few hundred...
  7. Thread: Bike storage

    by johntrev
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    dddd, What are the hooks that hang off the...

    dddd,

    What are the hooks that hang off the pipe (from which you suspend the bikes)? Did you buy those, or make them yourself? The hooks from which the wheels hang look different from the bike...
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    Nashbar slicks on sale for $12 right now. ...

    Nashbar slicks on sale for $12 right now. Nashbar Slick City Tire
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    I second Zonatandem's recommendation for the Bike...

    I second Zonatandem's recommendation for the Bike Friday tandem. I first bought mine to ride with my son when he was six, and now ride with his younger sister, now 9. The low step over height and...
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    On challenging days of my cross country ride, I...

    On challenging days of my cross country ride, I would tell myself to just get on my bike and sit there - it didn't matter how fast I went or how hard I pushed. After an hour I'd find myself 10 or 12...
  11. Nashbar flat bar road bike at $250, 50% off right...

    Nashbar flat bar road bike at $250, 50% off right now. If you're not up for trying to find a used bike on Craigslist, this bike is a great option. It's considerably better than any X-Mart bike at...
  12. Particularly if you are in San Francisco itself,...

    Particularly if you are in San Francisco itself, head to WARM PLANET BIKES is Here! | Warm Planet Bikes. All kinds of folding bikes in stock.
  13. Thread: SJ Bike Party

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    BIKE PARTY! I just went to my first SF Bike...

    BIKE PARTY! I just went to my first SF Bike Party last month and had a great time. Aptly enough here in the city, the crowd had an urban biker feel to it- not a lot of fitness riders on pricey...
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    Some day I'd like to circle around the Big...

    Some day I'd like to circle around the Big Island. I've ridden a fair bit there, but not on the eastern or southern sides. Kauai is lovely (I've done most of my riding there around Poipu), but...
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    I also might be headed to France this summer with...

    I also might be headed to France this summer with my family; unfortunately I am the only one interested in cycling.

    "Eurocamps", with locations all over Europe, are popular places for European...
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    Cheers, BigBen. I love that there are always new...

    Cheers, BigBen. I love that there are always new rides and places to explore around here. Even old favorites for me, like crossing SF through the Presidio and crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, still...
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    I was looking for a ride a little south of Half...

    I was looking for a ride a little south of Half Moon Bay when I stumbled upon this thread. Believe it or not, a year and a half after the last post, it was through this thread that I learned of the...
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    Sounds like cost is a consideration. Nashbar has...

    Sounds like cost is a consideration. Nashbar has some very inexpensive options, as low as $14. ...
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    I realize the OP found what he wanted, but if one...

    I realize the OP found what he wanted, but if one [I]were[I] wanting to steer a tandem from the rear and needing to figure out steering linkages, idler wheels or whatever else, there are lots of cool...
  20. The small wheels might scare some people off, but...

    The small wheels might scare some people off, but the Bike Friday tandems start at around $1500. http://www.bikefriday.com/bicycles/tandem/322. A nicely equipped Friday would still likely be far...
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    Cotton Kung fu shoes. Ultra light, pack down to...

    Cotton Kung fu shoes. Ultra light, pack down to almost nothing, plain, unobtrusive appearance, and easy slip-on style. Downside is the flip side of the positives- with little structure to the shoe,...
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    How about the $329 7 speed Downtube Nova? At 24...

    How about the $329 7 speed Downtube Nova? At 24 pounds, it's supposed to be the same weight as your Uno. Modestly priced, well regarded for its price point, with 7 speeds (can be easily upgraded by...
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    Great smile! You work paid off!

    Great smile! You work paid off!
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    A photo with Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at...

    A photo with Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at the Trees of Mystery in Klamath CA is pretty much required if you are hitting the west coast of Northern California. ...
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    Yikes! You don't want to catch an edge or lean...

    Yikes! You don't want to catch an edge or lean the wrong way! Reminds me of the Flume Trail at Lake Tahoe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV8jMezW0F4&feature=youtube_gdata_player
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