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  1. Thread: Aaarrrggghhh!

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    No, didn't leave my sense of humor behind, and...

    No, didn't leave my sense of humor behind, and I'm not the one using bolded caps and the huge pic that you either have readily available for use, which would be sad, or took time to hunt for, which...
  2. Thread: Aaarrrggghhh!

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    ? That's a pretty tortured interpretation of...

    ? That's a pretty tortured interpretation of what I wrote in the OP. In the end, however, I don't much care whether we're talking about omission or commission, malice aforethought or inattention. ...
  3. Thread: Aaarrrggghhh!

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    OP here. I'll give them the benefit of the doubt...

    OP here. I'll give them the benefit of the doubt since things aren't completely up and running yet, but I ride in around 7:30 am, come back through around 5:30 pm. Hardly "off hours". And it's not...
  4. Thread: Aaarrrggghhh!

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    Precisely.

    Precisely.
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    My commuter has a shimano dyno hub and Luxos B...

    My commuter has a shimano dyno hub and Luxos B light and taillight. It's great. If I'm worried about drag on a converted Stumpjumper with rack, pannier, Brooks and 35mm Schwalbe steel belted...
  6. Thread: Aaarrrggghhh!

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    Which means what, exactly? I'm in the Twin...

    Which means what, exactly? I'm in the Twin Cities and ride rain or shine, hot or cold all year. The issue is that this is a private for profit business (brand new, no residents yet) that thinks...
  7. Thread: Aaarrrggghhh!

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    Aaarrrggghhh!

    On my way home tonight I stopped at the traffic light and pressed for the "walk" light. I was not able to ride the trail directly to the light because the retirement home's sprinkler system was...
  8. [QUOTE=alan s;18083470] Yikes! ~

    Yikes! ~
  9. Vittoria Randonneur Hyper or Schwalbe Marathon +.

    Vittoria Randonneur Hyper or Schwalbe Marathon +.
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    I actually like riding in the rain, but I'm...

    I actually like riding in the rain, but I'm hoping to leave this afternoon before the actual storms hit. I cannot remember a time when we were pushing the 4th week in August and it had been May...
  11. Thread: Miata 610

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    dtech, what year is your 610? I have an '86 that...

    dtech, what year is your 610? I have an '86 that I'm switching brakes on if you're interested in the dia-compes I'll be taking off.
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    It's not bad. I would do as reshp1 suggests re...

    It's not bad. I would do as reshp1 suggests re the wool or pads, but I would use Boeshield T9 as a follow up protectant instead of grease.
  13. I'm using a Cyclone MKII fd on two bikes, both...

    I'm using a Cyclone MKII fd on two bikes, both with triples. Whoever is telling you they don't work is wrong.
  14. I'm using a cyclone MKII with a 9 speed cassette....

    I'm using a cyclone MKII with a 9 speed cassette. Very precise.
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    No chromes, but I'm now riding 5.10s. They have...

    No chromes, but I'm now riding 5.10s. They have the advantage of being born from the climbing world, so they've learned over the decades to make durable shoes.
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    The photos aren't showing for me. Don't know why....

    The photos aren't showing for me. Don't know why. Hard to say much without those. I've had an '84 210 and presently ride an' 85 610 and 90 Team. The paint on Miyata is top notch. Sounds like yours...
  17. That's great to hear, rummrunn6. There have just...

    That's great to hear, rummrunn6. There have just been so many times when I've wanted the reach that a longer lens could give me, but I've been unwilling to invest in a huge and expensive chunk of L...
  18. A timely thread. Just yesterday I sold my DSLR...

    A timely thread. Just yesterday I sold my DSLR setup (Canon 20D with 18-135 lens) for $425 and purchased a Panasonic Lumix FZ-200 (fixed lens) for $426. I recently did a BWCA trip with a friend who...
  19. Alas, I wouldn't know. The whole $5 coffee thing...

    Alas, I wouldn't know. The whole $5 coffee thing mystifies me.
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    I still use clipless on my fast road bike, and...

    I still use clipless on my fast road bike, and always will, but have switched to platforms on my others. The best platform experience, IMO, is with pins and soft-soled shoes (5-10s. Older models...
  21. [QUOTE=velocity;17997874]I knew that! I am sure...

    [QUOTE=velocity;17997874]I knew that! I am sure things like Stump Town Coffee and a ocean close by is some of them ;)

    But we have Caribou Coffee, the Great Inland Sea, and another 9,999 lakes.
    ...
  22. Thread: MTB flat pedals

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    +1 for Shimano Saints, on my Fat Bike and MTB,...

    +1 for Shimano Saints, on my Fat Bike and MTB, and MKS Lambdas (not designed or made by Riv, but branded by them as the Grip Kings), on my commuter. And, yes, shoes make a big difference. I...
  23. +1. All the benefits of the 110 series with very...

    +1. All the benefits of the 110 series with very little weight penalty, meaning for 99.9% of us the 40 is all we need.
  24. I agree with those who've suggested a mid 80's...

    I agree with those who've suggested a mid 80's sport tourer. You get the lugs, likely a lighter weight frame and shorter top tube than a hybrid or mtb. You can find them on Craigs for $200 to $500...
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    I've been very happy with the MKS Lambdas ($20 on...

    I've been very happy with the MKS Lambdas ($20 on Craigs), on my commuter, and the Shimano Saints (web sale for $45) on my mtb and tourer.
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