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    Not all hub are resizable so double check before...

    Not all hub are resizable so double check before buying.

    I'm confused about what you're trying to accomplish. Whatever it is, it's a lot more work than I would do to ride a bike.
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    Yup, doesn't require any thinking. Either cold...

    Yup, doesn't require any thinking. Either cold set ( if steel), or spread a bit each time you insert the wheel.
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    Even if lips prevent wheel ejection, couldn't...

    Even if lips prevent wheel ejection, couldn't wheels get forced cockeyed in the dropout, as one end of the axle gets forced down to the lip ?
    Unless a careful rider sets the axle against the lip,...
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    Thanks ... I think

    Thanks ... I think
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    This should be fun. I'm officially a "manager"...

    This should be fun.
    I'm officially a "manager" for the first time, and the 1 person reporting to me is the company clown who takes twice as long as he should to get stuff done, and doesn't document...
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    Buy the budget version and put the savings into a...

    Buy the budget version and put the savings into a joint 401k. Not glamorous, but you may be glad down the road.

    We will probably have to hit our 401k early and take a penalty, but at least we...
  8. And now we have dozens of different bottom...

    And now we have dozens of different bottom bracket size & axle combinations. They are all "better" :rolleyes:
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    I can't ride my homemade bike until I make a...

    I can't ride my homemade bike until I make a helmet too ??
    Time to cut up the picnic cooler, and reshape with knife & heat gun.
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    Click "Decline" Glad I work at a small place,...

    Click "Decline"
    Glad I work at a small place, and my boss know how to keep things moving along. When the president starts going off topic, she'll say "That's outside the scope of this meeting,...
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    What are "inside ride rollers" ?

    What are "inside ride rollers" ?
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    Same here. What happens when you wish the bars...

    Same here. What happens when you wish the bars were tilted up or down a tiny bit.
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    I file the lips off my road bikes, but understand...

    I file the lips off my road bikes, but understand some people are safer with them.



    Shouldn't manufactureres put disk brakes on the other side to force the axle into the dropout, instead of out...
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    I didn't realize I was supposed to care about...

    I didn't realize I was supposed to care about mixing brands ...... I've been doing it wrong all these years ??

    "...would you buy a helmet from Specialized when riding your Ridley,..."
    So you...
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    As mentioned, newer chain on older cassette is...

    As mentioned, newer chain on older cassette is the main culprit. Less likely is a problem with the freehub.
    Does it only happen in specific gears ??
    Sometimes you can live with it and the chain...
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    My son's first road bike ride. No granny gears,...

    My son's first road bike ride. No granny gears, so he has to get out of the saddle on some hills. I forgot that it's not just a natural thing to do. Hard to teach.
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    Glad I don't ride with them. That must get "old"...

    Glad I don't ride with them. That must get "old" after about 20 minutes.
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    I wonder what my nickname would be. "Sack of...

    I wonder what my nickname would be. "Sack of potatoes" ?
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    Yup. Sounds like just changing 1 will not be...

    Yup. Sounds like just changing 1 will not be enough.
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    I may take an old beater frame and turn it into a...

    I may take an old beater frame and turn it into a road triple for my son. Brand new Sora full group for $180 !!
  21. Good deal, thanks !

    Good deal, thanks !
  22. hoods

    hoods
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    My son (almost 15) has gone from "bikes are...

    My son (almost 15) has gone from "bikes are stupid" a few years ago, to now wanting to ride a lot. Nice to see. We did 18 miles on hybrids last weekend, and planning his first road bike ride...
  24. WTB: Triple Shifters, Triple Crank, Triple FD

    Looking to build a road bike for my son. I have tons of bike stuff, but no triple drivetrains.
  25. Any triple shifters ?

    Any triple shifters ?
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