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    Hola! What kind of bike(s) do you have now?

    Hola! What kind of bike(s) do you have now?
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    As mentioned already; most tasks can be done with...

    As mentioned already; most tasks can be done with common tools that you probably have already
    if you work around your house, car(s), etc. I usually buy bike specific tools as I need them; instead...
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    Helmet/head mounting might have less vibration...

    Helmet/head mounting might have less vibration than bar mounting.
    Gives the ability to change viewing angles; front, side, backwards, etc.
    But quick side checks looks dizzying on video:
    ...
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    This was designed by S & S for full sized bikes...

    This was designed by S & S for full sized bikes that use their couplers.
    I don't have that kind of bike; I got it to use with my folder. But knowing
    how baggage handlers handle baggage; I'd go with...
  5. I have a Brompton folder(16 in. wheels/349 ETRO)...

    I have a Brompton folder(16 in. wheels/349 ETRO) and a BMC Gran Fondo roadie(700 X 23 tires).
    I've used both on long rides; 60 to over 100 miles. I finish long rides faster/easier on my roadbike....
  6. What's the weight of your MTB shoes & pedals and...

    What's the weight of your MTB shoes & pedals and the weight of your road shoes & pedals?
    I'm guessing it's not the same. Road shoes are sleek and light while MTB shoes are chunky
    due to the lugs...
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    If you're comfortable doing your own tune...

    If you're comfortable doing your own tune up(cable adjustments, der. adjustment, caliper adj., etc.)
    I would skip it if the place is to inconvenient to go to. On the other hand; if you're not...
  8. Pass. I'll stick with standard LED lights, I use...

    Pass. I'll stick with standard LED lights, I use mine in the daytime also.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G746wMsH2Q&index=19&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA
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  9. 1. 3 or 6 speed. In addition to hills a trailer...

    1. 3 or 6 speed. In addition to hills a trailer was also mentioned; I would do 6.
    2. Gear ratio. reduced gearing, see no. 1.
    3. Tires. I would go with Kojaks for efficiency, Marathons if you mind...
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    Howdy and welcome aboard! Are there any bike...

    Howdy and welcome aboard! Are there any bike Coops/kitchens in your area? If any of your friends/relatives
    have bikes; maybe you can borrow them to get an idea of what you want/need. Hybrid,...
  11. A Folder is a Great Traveling Companion

    Spent a few days in Maryland, USA. Hanging out by the beach, stand-up paddle board, etc. But was able to ride a bit also with my bike along some wild horses. The Brompton was packed in the middle of...
  12. Thanks for all of the input folks! Was only in MD...

    Thanks for all of the input folks! Was only in MD for 3 days.
    Only had half a day for riding. Had a lot of fun!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQUrqZFjJV0&index=1&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA...
  13. I got a MKS aero titanium bell for my roadbike....

    I got a MKS aero titanium bell for my roadbike. ;)
    ...
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    I used to work in auto shops and even worked for...

    I used to work in auto shops and even worked for Snap-on for a while; when the truck came around -
    the dealer would gladly swap you screwdriver blade(the handle wasn't changed). But now that I'm...
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    I loved working with my 1st generation soft grip...

    I loved working with my 1st generation soft grip Snap-on screwdrivers.
    Ergonomic shape, nice grippy texture, long wearing tip, etc. But it's
    hard for me to warranty them when the tip wear out. Had...
  16. I've bought new jersey on Ebay for US$10. I think...

    I've bought new jersey on Ebay for US$10. I think you can get cheap/fake
    jerseys from multiple chinese mail order companies. Lots of (cheaper)choices.
    Try used or new on Craigslist, too.
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  17. maxine , I appreciate all of the info. Especially...

    maxine , I appreciate all of the info. Especially the link.
    It would have taken me hours to stumble on this info on the net by myself.
    We are staying by Econo Lodge on Baltimore Av.

    Getting my...
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    Welcome aboard! What kind of bike(s) are you...

    Welcome aboard! What kind of bike(s) are you riding?
    Had a chance to visit Watkins Glen a while back. Would
    like to go back again and spend more time. Our 1st time
    was with a tour group and only...
  19. Thanks for the info, my brother was the one who...

    Thanks for the info, my brother was the one who booked the hotel.
    Will find out in a bit.

    PS, the park had a warning on it's site that it can get buggy.
    Is it really bad? I know by the Jersey...
  20. Help From MD & VA Folks Pls. - Assateague Island

    Will be staying in a hotel in Ocean City, Maryland for a few days next week.
    We've never been in the area and I would like to ask a few questions for the locals:

    1. Decent place to eat. Nothing...
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    Both doc and physical therapist said my problem...

    Both doc and physical therapist said my problem stems from a combination of factors; muscle imbalance(strong front, weak sides and back), fit(worn shim on my seatpost made it slide down all the time)...
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    I try to spin as much as possible. But my folding...

    I try to spin as much as possible. But my folding bike only has 6 gears; end up mashing at times up steep hills.
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    About 2 months ago; my right knee started to hurt...

    About 2 months ago; my right knee started to hurt while I was pedaling.
    Doc said get off the bike for 1 month. Rode the bus and walked to work
    for a while. Started riding again last Saturday; knee...
  24. I used a Two Fish Quick Cage that velcroed on the...

    I used a Two Fish Quick Cage that velcroed on the stem for long rides 50 - 100 miles.
    Worked okay; didn't get in the way of my Brompton's fold. But I've been using a Hydrapak
    lately. Carries my...
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    Been experimenting with my cellphone, too. While...

    Been experimenting with my cellphone, too.
    While most smartphones have a built in camera;
    the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is more like a camera -
    with a built in phone. 10X optical zoom, manual...
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