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  1. Could I have made the improper tension when...

    Could I have made the improper tension when replacing the first broken spoke and truing the tire? The first broken spoked cause a pretty decent wobble to the whole tire. I trued it well but don't...
  2. Broken Spoke starts the dominoes to fall...

    It seems I need some clarity. I've had a broken spoke on a rear tire and changed it out. It seems that whenever one spoke goes it starts the dominoes falling and more spokes start to break. I get...
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    Troy Smith...sweet, thanks

    Troy Smith...sweet, thanks
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    New fork, wrong color...

    I knew it was going to be the wrong color, because it only came in black, but how much work do I need to do to strip down what is there to repaint the new fork I bought. Can I just rough up the...
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    Rear double layered bike rack

    I've looked but just ain't finding any info on those bike racks that are double layered. One spot for the battery and the top layer where you put stuff and panniers.

    Can anyone provide a link to...
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    Please forgive me...I have broke commandment IX....

    Please forgive me...I have broke commandment IX.


    ^^ - Gene, I hope you mean that as a "Thou shalt not..."
  7. This is my "84" Cannondale Alpine. I remember...

    This is my "84" Cannondale Alpine. I remember previous to this model Cannondale use to have a frame that extended out farther back and had a smaller 24 in. (maybe) tire to it. I remember they were...
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    Have you thought of getting aero bars. Should be...

    Have you thought of getting aero bars. Should be an easier and cheaper solution then what you're considering.
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    A real bicycle trip. ...

    A real bicycle trip.


    http://www.vimeo.com/7198391
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    Found it on the seat tube right below the front...

    Found it on the seat tube right below the front derailer. Here's a pic.

    http://www.boonetown.com/pgb/images/stories/bikeblog/bikeforums/corsa_sticker.jpg
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    So after looking the bike over I would like to...

    So after looking the bike over I would like to offer a few observations.

    1. There are only two colors of paint, black and red. The white and silver colors and any lettering on the bike are...
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    Mine just arrived. Here's some pics with it...

    Mine just arrived. Here's some pics with it straight out of the box.

    BTW: Clark, I had no styrofoam in my packing. It was only bubble wrap. :-)
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    The “rules” of building a bike are pretty loose...

    The “rules” of building a bike are pretty loose for all countries, including the U.S. For a country to say the bike was “Made in (insert country here)” it has to add 60% of the value to the build of...
  14. I've done it. Left the seat bag unzipped and...

    I've done it. Left the seat bag unzipped and didn't realize it while I was riding offroad in the bluffs along the Mississippi river. I remember hearing my keys jingling and then all the sudden...
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    Corsa Pics

    Here's a few close-ups taken from the Walmart site. And before anyone says anything, yes the front wheel was put on reverse (skewer is on wrong side of bike). Also, I don't think I'd last to long...
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    Geezz, I guess your blanket statement covers my...

    Geezz, I guess your blanket statement covers my blanket statement. Congrats on feeling better about yourself.


    I wouldn't be to sure about that. One word "China". I'm not going to take the time...
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    Thanks for all the input and Otis is correct. I...

    Thanks for all the input and Otis is correct. I guess I didn't think it completely thru. I was looking for a easy enough modification to bring my vintage Falcon into the modern day without bringing...
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    I agree with "irclean" on using Simple Green. ...

    I agree with "irclean" on using Simple Green. For the frame, dilute the simple green with water 2 to 1 and wipe it down with a nice soft cloth. I use the auto blue paper towel that you can get from...
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    Convert a classic shoe

    Any ideas on how to convert a classic shoe to work with SPD pedals? This is one thing I would like to get away from on my 84 Falcon to stop using the cages and use clipless instead.

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    Hopefully it won't get old and he won't stop...

    Hopefully it won't get old and he won't stop taking it out on rides, feeding it and cleaning up after it. Oh wait this isn't a dog were talking about.

    Nice shoes, lucky kid/great dad.
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    I really wonder, if the bike was being sold at an...

    I really wonder, if the bike was being sold at an LBS for the same price, how much scrutiny it would be under. I think not, for the price this would be one of the hottest selling bikes ever. I buy...
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    Last week, Thursday/Friday, were the first two...

    Last week, Thursday/Friday, were the first two days I drove my truck when I could have rode the bike. The temps dipped into the single digits after a warming trend and it was just to draining on me...
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    I generally lock my bikes where ever I take them...

    I generally lock my bikes where ever I take them but I can't tell you how many times I've left my bike laying in the driveway and it's hasn't disappeared yet. I really think it all depends on your...
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    My "84" or "85" Cannodale Alpine. Cleaned up and...

    My "84" or "85" Cannodale Alpine. Cleaned up and overhauled after hanging in the garage for 15 years.

    http://boonetown.com/pgb/images/stories/bikeblog/canondale_sml.jpg
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    I'm a half-caf drinker. If I get to much caffine...

    I'm a half-caf drinker. If I get to much caffine I get the crazy jitters so it's half-caf for me. This slows the amount taken in and allows me to drink coffee through out the morning. If its a...
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