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    Jack's Abbey Sunny Ridge Pilsner. Only brewed...

    Jack's Abbey Sunny Ridge Pilsner. Only brewed once a year for the warm weather. Local.
  2. Thirty five years ago I toured with Suntour...

    Thirty five years ago I toured with Suntour friction bar ends and have been using them ever since. On my bikes without barends I have friction downtube shifters.
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    No one here has mentioned 650b(584mm ertro) which...

    No one here has mentioned 650b(584mm ertro) which is between 26' mtn bike size (559 mm) and 700c(622). I'm 5'8" and the 650b wheels allow for a wider tire without frame compromises. There are more...
  4. When I crossed North America a number of years...

    When I crossed North America a number of years ago, I didn't find any free camping sites in the East, but once in the Midwest I found that a number of small towns had free campgrounds . Once I got...
  5. Single pivot sidepulls do not have any advantage...

    Single pivot sidepulls do not have any advantage over centerpulls. Single pivot sidepulls became popular because racers used Campagnolo sidepulls, and people wanted what the racers used. Stopping...
  6. A few times in the sixties, before the bike boom.

    A few times in the sixties, before the bike boom.
  7. The crank on the bike is not the original crank....

    The crank on the bike is not the original crank. Also, not all square tapered cranks are not interchangeable.

    Measure the rear dropout space. Your bike most likely has either 120mm or 126mm...
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    Mixte is a French word. It means coed when...

    Mixte is a French word. It means coed when referring to a secondary school.
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    Drivers might realize that a poorly run public...

    Drivers might realize that a poorly run public transportation system impacts them. Around here automobiles have almost reached the saturation point. There won't be room for many more cars in parts...
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    In five years Massachusetts politicians will...

    In five years Massachusetts politicians will still be arguing about how to fix the T, and the equipment will be five years older and even more unreliable. This will lead to the greatest gridlock in...
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    Trek 630, only made in 1983. Specialized...

    Trek 630, only made in 1983.
    Specialized Sequoia.
    Fuji DelRey.
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    These fumes and pariticles are also health...

    These fumes and pariticles are also health hazards. New research shows that ultrafine particles pass into the brain by way of the olafactory nerve, and after time there can be a build up of toxins...
  13. On mixte bikes the rear cable stop is usually in...

    On mixte bikes the rear cable stop is usually in the middle of the diagonal stays. Some mixtes have cable guides on the stays for sidepulls, but most don't.

    There seems to be an assumption that...
  14. There is an old thread on this. Use the search...

    There is an old thread on this. Use the search function on the top right of the page. There used to be a poster that knew all there was to know about Univegas. I believe his user name was T-mar.
  15. What's wrong with centerpulls? All you need is...

    What's wrong with centerpulls? All you need is another 4mm of reach. If the brakes you have are not long enough, you can get some Dia-Comp 750's.
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    The hub is an early model Shimano freehub. It is...

    The hub is an early model Shimano freehub. It is not a freewheel hub.
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    I found the same model shogun at the dump a few...

    I found the same model shogun at the dump a few years ago and ride it around on errands. I changed out a number of parts that I took off other dump bikes, e.g. a triple crank, bar end shifters and...
  18. With the exceptions of Minneapolis and Montreal, ...

    With the exceptions of Minneapolis and Montreal, these cities are located in countries that do not have large domestic oil production; and the national governments have a good reason to encourage...
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    Some cities might designate car free zones or...

    Some cities might designate car free zones or they might charge money to enter certain parts of the city, but I doubt that there will ever be a real car free city in the USSof A, except as I...
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    Maybe Miami because of rising sea levels, or New...

    Maybe Miami because of rising sea levels, or New Orleans for the same reason.
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    What about those riding the Paris Brest,Paris...

    What about those riding the Paris Brest,Paris this summer who subsist on Ensure and Clif bars? In France!!!
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    La majesteuse égalité des lois, qui interdit au riche comme au pauvre de coucher sous les ponts, de mendier dan les rues et de voler du pain. Anatole France

    The majestic equality of the law...
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    I would add that you could cover the oily rags...

    I would add that you could cover the oily rags with water in the metal container. There might be enough oxygen in a closed container to feed the oxidation and the can could explode.
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    Poll: Light. I posted on this subject about two years...

    Light. I posted on this subject about two years ago. I went about four years being free, but gave up.

    Sometimes I drive , just because the car has to be driven.
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    Many years ag I rode fromTennesee to Savannah,...

    Many years ag I rode fromTennesee to Savannah, and then to Florida, and I don't remember having to stealth camp. I stopped in state parks a,nd forest campgrounds, places where I was invited in, ...
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