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  1. Holy crap, in just a few months I could get a...

    Holy crap, in just a few months I could get a Soma Saga frameset. Poke me, please!!!
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    I doubt that you would notice any difference,...

    I doubt that you would notice any difference, unless you are an engineer or a statistician.

    I quit worrying about everything that forum posters write will break until I see a sign of trouble from...
  3. I took the bearing number off of the cheap, loose...

    I took the bearing number off of the cheap, loose bearings that came in the factory wheel. Then found a pair of double sealed bearings on eBay for $4.20 w/shipping. Wheel problem solved.

    A 14...
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    We finally got a decent rain.....

    I'd got a Showers Pass Club Pro jacket and was itchin' to try it....works as expected. It "packs" smaller than my SP Transit and worked as well as the heavier jacket would have this morning. I've...
  5. Thread: Hot Shoes

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    I have a can't remember which brand pair of SPD...

    I have a can't remember which brand pair of SPD sandals that I wear to the big town an back----that's 21+ mi to the closest place that I go to. Around our little town, 10.5 mi to grocery and back,...
  6. ^^^THIS^^^ I don't think a driver seeing a...

    ^^^THIS^^^

    I don't think a driver seeing a rider makes any difference if the sight doesn't pause between the ears.

    I've gone the full his-vis route this summer. The only actual difference I...
  7. At my age.....no hotspot....no need to ask.:p ...

    At my age.....no hotspot....no need to ask.:p

    Glad that you survived intact.

    We old hippies need to remember to act that way. Sometimes I think that a cool head is the surprise that drives...
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    I don't spend time with calculators anymore. If...

    I don't spend time with calculators anymore. If it ain't in my legs then I need to adjust the gearing. Change to match. Then ride. Spinning pedals results in desired results faster than punching...
  9. I like that also. Especially makes it nice when...

    I like that also. Especially makes it nice when inflating a completely flat tube. It keeps one from having to chase the valve through the rim to lock the pump hose one it.

    But, are not totally...
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    I bought a L&M Urban 650 for $85. It was a deal...

    I bought a L&M Urban 650 for $85. It was a deal at the time. It's bright enough for me, but I ride in the country and don't have to compete with city lights. Plus I'm old and slow. I couldn't...
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    When I worked here: ...

    When I worked here:

    http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s290/gregajones/Truck/IMG_0153-1.jpg

    I stood up out of bed, pulled on my pants and braced myself holding the back of my office chair...
  12. ^^^^This^^^^ You will receive nothing but...

    ^^^^This^^^^

    You will receive nothing but opinions concerning tires. Some are spot on and others makes one scratch their head an wonder if the poster ever really used what they recommend.

    I've...
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    I run a 13t high gear. I have a 44t big ring and...

    I run a 13t high gear. I have a 44t big ring and was thinking of maybe a 48t. Then I ran it on a gear calculator. With my tires it would move me from (in theory) 24.7 to a whopping 27.0mph at...
  14. Would not a 28-559 Continental Gatorskin be a...

    Would not a 28-559 Continental Gatorskin be a fairly equivalent tire?


    26 X 1 1/8 (28-559) Gatorskin
  15. Thread: First Ride

    by gregjones
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    You have a year. Don't worry. If you ride the...

    You have a year. Don't worry. If you ride the hills, you will ride the hills better. And better.
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    Is there not a place on BF specifically for...

    Is there not a place on BF specifically for stolen bikes??? This would be a better place anyway. I know that I would never see it in the stolen stuff dept. Not that I could help. I'm 42 hours...
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    FANTASTIC!!! Faster than me....I top out...

    FANTASTIC!!!

    Faster than me....I top out witha 44:13. A great gearing choice and plenty of range with the 3X7 setup.

    The rear brake position is nice. Quite "aero" tucked in as it...
  18. You seem to have all of the specifics figured out...

    You seem to have all of the specifics figured out to model numbers this shifter and this cassette paired with that chain.

    What are you bothering us?
    10 speed? I guess everyone has opinions. I...
  19. You seem to be quite brand specific as to your...

    You seem to be quite brand specific as to your particular requirements. Are you honestly expecting someone else to use the same Jandd rack on the same bike with the exact bars and the specific bag...
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    Exactly, Put me down for a "NO". While I...

    Exactly, Put me down for a "NO".

    While I don't wear an Atmos, it is a perfect example of a light, comfortable helmet.
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    See...............what'd I tell you. Good advice...

    See...............what'd I tell you. Good advice from Cliff.

    OK.

    My $50,000 5 word secret to happiness in your "waning" years:


    Spend less than you earn.

    You can pay me later.:p
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    Clifford and Darth...............neither will...

    Clifford and Darth...............neither will steer you wrong. Opinions are like, well................everyone's got one. That's all you will get with bike forums on the internet. Very few times...
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    Wow....this thread is on the second page and no...

    Wow....this thread is on the second page and no one reminded us that you can't run blinking lights in Germany.

    As if we'd really give a damn anyway.

    :deadhorse2:

    Blinkies forever. No matter...
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    What are you GOING to do about it? Were it me,...

    What are you GOING to do about it?

    Were it me, I'd STFU, engage rule 5 and ride.

    Life is life. Tuff.
  25. Thread: Head Hot

    by gregjones
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    Without going through two pages of...

    Without going through two pages of opinions......I'll add my, worthless really (but as valuable as any other) view.

    I wear a Specialized Prevail helmet. It's not as hot with the helmet as it is...
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