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    Riding after a whiplash injury

    My (new) girlfriend sustained a severe whiplash injury a couple years ago and has some hardware in her upper neck. She loves to ride but can't stay on a bike very long. She has a "standard" road bike...
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    I did see that one but my card wouldn't work with...

    I did see that one but my card wouldn't work with them because of perceived security problem..
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    I ride on bike paths if they're available, and...

    I ride on bike paths if they're available, and there are lots where I live. If I can lower the possibility of interactions with cars, I do. I ride on the road when there is no bike path. I never ride...
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    I just ordered a set of Shimano Ultegra 6800...

    I just ordered a set of Shimano Ultegra 6800 wheels from Chain Reaction for $383, free shipping. Seems hard to beat.
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    I just ordered a set of Shimano Ultegra 6800...

    I just ordered a set of Shimano Ultegra 6800 wheels from Chain Reaction for $383 free shipping. Not one of the choices, I know, but seems hard to beat.
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    I prefer a bike on the small side of my fit as...

    I prefer a bike on the small side of my fit as well. Stiffer, lighter. Easier, I think, to get it right.
  7. Thread: Titanium

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    I think many titanium bikes are made specifically...

    I think many titanium bikes are made specifically to ride fast.
  8. I just built up a new touring/bikepacking bike...

    I just built up a new touring/bikepacking bike using 9 speed stuff, mostly because I had it. I took all of the drive train off of a mountain bike. Changed shifters/levers to Genevalle for drop bar...
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    My experience can help answer your question as to...

    My experience can help answer your question as to which type of brakes might be preferable. You ask the question of the forum, I didn't, as I know exactly where I stand on this issue. I assume you...
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    I use a Fujifilm XP70. Small and easy to carry,...

    I use a Fujifilm XP70. Small and easy to carry, 5x zoom, waterproof, shock resistant. Has wifi capability. Great battery life. Takes nice photos and video. I'm very pleased with it. Under $200.
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    I have not "heard" anything, I have 1000's of...

    I have not "heard" anything, I have 1000's of miles of experience with both types of brakes. The 10-12 sets of disc brakes I have ridden have all been superior in braking power in all conditions than...
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    I would never eliminate disc brakes just because...

    I would never eliminate disc brakes just because they're disc brakes and I would lean towards them when given a choice. I think they stop the bike better. I just built up a touring bike and would not...
  13. If you're going to go pass hunting you'll have...

    If you're going to go pass hunting you'll have different needs than staying on the bike path. Whatever bike you end up with, I would recommend that you come prepared to climb, i.e. light wheels and...
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    2005 Litespeed Solano frame and Real Design fork....

    2005 Litespeed Solano frame and Real Design fork.

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    Specialized AWOL 450571

    Specialized AWOL

    450571
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    I used an old Rockshox suspension for quite a...

    I used an old Rockshox suspension for quite a while and liked it pretty well. I have used a couple of carbon posts and didn't notice any difference in comfort. I use conventional alloy, straight post...
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    I just set up a bike using TRP Spyre mechanical...

    I just set up a bike using TRP Spyre mechanical discs. After a couple hundred miles of mixed road, gravel, and single track, I have to give them the nod over BB7's. They stop and feel good and they...
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    I'm 6'2" tall and I have a medium AWOL. It fits...

    I'm 6'2" tall and I have a medium AWOL. It fits me perfectly.
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    Have you looked into Gevenalle levers/shifters? ...

    Have you looked into Gevenalle levers/shifters?

    Gevenalle Cyclocross - Gevenalle
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    Here's my non-Transcontinental AWOL 446894

    Here's my non-Transcontinental AWOL

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    Here's my Specialized AWOL. 446892

    Here's my Specialized AWOL.

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    The fork seems very well built and not flimsy....

    The fork seems very well built and not flimsy. I'll just try it and makemy own decision. Thanks.
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    Some older forum post said these forks seem flexy...

    Some older forum post said these forks seem flexy and sketchy on fast descents. I live and ride in the Rocky Mts. so I don't want an iffy fork. I have no experience with this one so I'm looking for...
  24. 445893 I just finished this Specialized AWOL....

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    I just finished this Specialized AWOL. This is bikepacking set up but it could certainly be made lighter and faster with different tires and component choice. A smoking deal, in my opinion....
  25. Amen Bro!

    Amen Bro!
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