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    50-34/11-28 vs 53-36/12-30 .... practically...

    50-34/11-28 vs 53-36/12-30 .... practically identical in terms of ratios, but how about how it affects chain length, and if the 53-12 is appropriate for short cage derailleurs. Just because of parts...
  2. Pound three nails into a plank of wood. The...

    Pound three nails into a plank of wood. The spacing doesn't have to be micron perfect. Make sure enough of the head is left sticking out. It's enough to loosen it, then finish by hand. It took me...
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    If I were buying a budget carbon frame I would...

    If I were buying a budget carbon frame I would prefer an extra pound of material for safety. What is the frame maker model? I'd like to know.

    My ideal carbon budget bike: reliable heavier than...
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    I think the salesman is right about winter road...

    I think the salesman is right about winter road riding - just put on fat tires in winter. Maybe you want a cross bike. I know in Hokkaido in Japan where it snows a lot, the Randonneurs have brevets...
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    Lubrication (especially under the frame where...

    Lubrication (especially under the frame where dirt gets accumulates), cable wear (close to breaking, esp. in shifter), worn chain/sprocket. Those are the main culprits I have encountered with...
  6. My wife and I are rivet fans as well. I was...

    My wife and I are rivet fans as well. I was pretty happy with the Selle Anatomica before, but the splay cut into my leg causing chafing on long rides. The rivet splay-less design solves that...
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    We definitely got in sync on the tandem - in our...

    We definitely got in sync on the tandem - in our case, tandem, then marriage.
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  8. Only the paranoid survive - don't lose it, love it

    Only the paranoid survive - don't lose it, love it
  9. It's like fishing only less sedentary

    It's like fishing only less sedentary
  10. After taking note of the rider's Lance Armstrong...

    After taking note of the rider's Lance Armstrong Jersey so I can describe it later to the USADA, I then go immediately to help the blind man who got knocked over by said cyclist.
  11. Try Rivet Cycle Works : Diablo Model. ...

    Try Rivet Cycle Works : Diablo Model.

    rivetcycleworks

    My stoker/SO is only 45 kg - close to yours. Diablo is a leather touring saddle with a split, with a small size perfect for small riders. ...
  12. If you are an AARP member Medicare will cover...

    If you are an AARP member Medicare will cover your power meter if you have a doctors prescription.
  13. could it be tachycardia or atrial fibrillation? ...

    could it be tachycardia or atrial fibrillation? Do what it takes to find out what is going on.
  14. bad dog

    don't worry - I assume you weren't doing anything wrong like asking for it by showing the dog an uncovered leg calf.
    It's just another case of bad dog chasing car-ma.
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    I have read in many many places that an >average

    I have read in many many places that an >average< man can only absorb 200-300 calories per hour from food/drink, the balance of the energy comes from existing energy stores in the body. To access...
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    Good job! And you ride before you can walk; a...

    Good job! And you ride before you can walk; a true cyclist!
  17. Awareness

    What a shame. Just rode down that rode for first the time a week ago.
    I would recommend mandatory bicycle awareness education for under age 21 drivers.
  18. Six years for a gear cable? You have the gentle...

    Six years for a gear cable? You have the gentle touch. I bet that is the problem.
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    Firstly, Congratulations! I believe low carbs is...

    Firstly, Congratulations! I believe low carbs is the optimal diet to which we are optimally adapted. (But not our desires, as there was no need to fear overabundance.) However, I think vegetables...
  20. Alta Alpina 2013 - Bed Available

    Third bed available for Alta Alpina 8 - two nights (Fri, Sat)
    Location:Carson River Resort, just 2 or 3 miles south of Markleeville
    Price: $100 for two nights, ($50 per night)
    Other occupants:...
  21. Human's haven't really been wagging their tails...

    Human's haven't really been wagging their tails for a million years now.
    Unless you are feeling really attached to it :) you might consider moving up the evolutionary ladder and becoming the most...
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