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    Wet wipes and pledge for me

    Wet wipes and pledge for me
  2. What should I carry for repairs (SRAM powerlock)?

    Last year, I had accident and my derailleur snapped off and chain twisted. I reinstalled a SRAM powerlock PC1031 chain. The other day, my chain dropped (my fault). So got me thinking, what else...
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    Thanks, maybe I will try the C02 as well since...

    Thanks, maybe I will try the C02 as well since its cheap. Doesn't hurt to have it. I like the idea of unlimited air with the pump. I was using the road drive in the comfort of my home, checking my...
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    Guess I will keep the medium. The size is pretty...

    Guess I will keep the medium. The size is pretty good, discreetly attached to seat tube and it is very doable to 100 psi. Just thought the large might be a little easier because of the longer barrel,...
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    Lezyne road drive

    Anyone tried out both the road drive medium and large? I had the cheaper pressure drive which didn't work too well, maybe because of the small size. I gave up at about 80 psi (hard effort pumping). I...
  6. Thread: Neck pain

    by calyco
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    This, I moved saddle 1cm forward and my arms was...

    This, I moved saddle 1cm forward and my arms was pushing against the bars and shoulders pushed back. Got neck and shoulder pain after one ride. Leveled saddle out, adjusted saddle back and it is now...
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    That was it! I did 20 miles just now easy....

    That was it! I did 20 miles just now easy. Amazing, 1 inch forward on the pedals and heel down makes such a huge difference. Before, I noticed no burn/soreness in quads after ride (normal).. it was...
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    What could be causing cramps during a ride?

    So last year, I felt perfect on the bike. I did about 30 miles per ride, roughly 1 hour and a half - 4x a week. I would just about finish two 24 oz Camelbaks, regular water (90F degrees). Never had a...
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    Exactly this, love my Icon Pro - comfortable and...

    Exactly this, love my Icon Pro - comfortable and very responsive. I would def consider Jamis next time around.
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    Good on you man. I smoked since JHS, 33 now and I...

    Good on you man. I smoked since JHS, 33 now and I do about half a pack a day. I am on my way there. Riding naturally makes me not want to smoke because of all the fresh air you get and how great you...
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    I am light at 140lbs and do 100PSI for 2 days on...

    I am light at 140lbs and do 100PSI for 2 days on 700x23, never had problem yet
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    It does wonders for acid reflux too ;)

    It does wonders for acid reflux too ;)
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    I heard from a friend the neti pot works great...

    I heard from a friend the neti pot works great too, I will try that next time.

    I've never had allergies my whole life and only had the flu once or twice past 20 years. Last year I got severe...
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    I bought Pearl Izumi but they have a loose fit. I...

    I bought Pearl Izumi but they have a loose fit. I also bought some high end Louis Garneau ones and they were way too hot. I replaced them with Endura Strike glove and they are perfect for 30F - 40F,...
  15. 5'8" and I ride a 54cm Jamis Icon Pro. I am...

    5'8" and I ride a 54cm Jamis Icon Pro. I am really 52 but more relaxed and comfortable on a 54
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    Wow, luckily it doesn't look like he was hurt too...

    Wow, luckily it doesn't look like he was hurt too bad. Guy behind him had his head down too, quick reflexes
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    For that distance, def go for a road bike. I was...

    For that distance, def go for a road bike. I was in similar position, bought a Trek 7.2 FX and joined this forum. Had the Trek for a year and upgraded to a proper 105 road bike. What a world of...
  18. Thread: Best Tools

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    +1, in that order for me too :) I built up a...

    +1, in that order for me too :)

    I built up a nice Park tool set, buying one by one as I needed them. Expensive but no wonder they are the reference, never had a problem with any of their tools. To...
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    Anyone do tights/leg warmers under 3/4?

    For the past month I've been looking for the perfect pair of (non tights) cycling pants. Have not gone or need to go full kit plus clipless since I am just doing recreational/commuting rides. Tried...
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    Very interesting and inspiring story, thanks for...

    Very interesting and inspiring story, thanks for sharing it with us!
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    Total damage about $100. Also took wheel to LBS...

    Total damage about $100. Also took wheel to LBS to get it true, was rubbing slightly on brake pads. Cable housing was also split and replaced it with some Jagwire. Mounted new derailleur, installed...
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    Snapped off, bent cage plate and chain twisted in...

    Snapped off, bent cage plate and chain twisted in the pulleys.

    http://i.imgur.com/5tWoUg9l.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/NZtDF19l.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/ykv7HMdl.jpg
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    eBay mostly, Performance Bike and Jenson USA are...

    eBay mostly, Performance Bike and Jenson USA are great.. excellent customer service. I do not like Chain Reaction Cycles, only my second time ordering and their customer service sucks.
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    I was browsing and read Short cage = double...

    I was browsing and read

    Short cage = double
    Long cage = triple

    Is that correct?
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    lol my first thought was !@#$%, this is gonna...

    lol

    my first thought was !@#$%, this is gonna cost me. Then carried bike for 1 block I start to laugh and giggle that I got owned by a plastic bag
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