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    It only happened to me a few times. I usually...

    It only happened to me a few times. I usually get my workout on the way into work(4am), and on the way home, it's rush hour and more of a leisurely commute. But there's been a few times when I want...
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    You must have had the V.1. The V.2 case screw is...

    You must have had the V.1. The V.2 case screw is even more bizarre. It accomodates a phillips(no pun intended) screwdriver, but it has a slot across the head that I guess uses some bit I'm not...
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    Ok, I just found some on Amazon from a company...

    Ok, I just found some on Amazon from a company called Bleiou(KentLI Batteries). 2 reviews. Slightly larger than standard AA size. Don't know if this will fit in my Saferide, or if I want to risk...
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    Where can I get the LiIon rechargeables at? ...

    Where can I get the LiIon rechargeables at? They're not exactly a Wal-Mart type battery. I even searched amazon, maybe not thorough enough, and only came up with the standard LiIon's.
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    Also, try "attacking" the hills, meaning get as...

    Also, try "attacking" the hills, meaning get as much speed going at the foot of the hill, once you sense your'e about to slow down, shift to the next 1 to 2 easier gears, and keep doing this until...
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    Lithium Vs. Eneloop

    Who uses lithium batteries on their winter commuter's headlights, and at what temperature? How many sets do you go through in a season? How does battery drain look at say..., below 15 degrees...
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    I will be using a SP dynamo with Philips Lumi...

    I will be using a SP dynamo with Philips Lumi Ring tail light. This will be my "thrifty but effective" build.:)

    I'm also starting a bike build specifically for night time rides and extended rides...
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    Wasn't it necessary to run a tail light with...

    Wasn't it necessary to run a tail light with older systems, or you'd burn out your main light?
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    Philips Saferide Dynamo Question(s)

    Sorry for wasting your time for a couple of questions everybody knows the answer to on this forum but me. I temporarily mounted my first Dynamo light and rode with it for a few miles to try it out...
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    I hear so many times that rotor size doesn't...

    I hear so many times that rotor size doesn't matter when it comes to stopping quicker. It's just to dissipate heat faster. That's what's so great about the internet. Everybody knows exactly what...
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    I was making the assumption that the HY/RD had...

    I was making the assumption that the HY/RD had more braking power than the Spyre due to a lot of reviews about the Spyre not seeing a big difference from caliper brakes in the dry. If you don't go...
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    TRP Hy/RD Front, Spyre Rear?

    My new bike build for this winter will have TRP disc brakes. The only question is, do I go the route as the title says, or a Hy/Rd on the rear also.
    When riding in the wet on my commute at night, I...
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    TRP Hy/RD Front, Spyre Rear?

    My new bike build for this winter will have TRP disc brakes. The only question is, do I go the route as the title says, or a Hy/Rd on the rear also.
    When riding in the wet on my commute at night, I...
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    Best mount for B&M Luxos U

    This last winter I did quite a bit of riding at night, plus commuting to and from work. When the temperatures were below 20F, my light batteries didn't play well.:( I ended up bringing 3 lights...
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    +1 on this. Always try to leave yourself an out....

    +1 on this. Always try to leave yourself an out. I.E. If oncoming driver A makes a left in front of you, know ahead of time what your response would be...besides flipping the birdie.:)
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    Never mind. When I went to place a 'dummy order',...

    Never mind. When I went to place a 'dummy order', I was redirected to Amazon which didn't have stock. Oh well. Back to Amazon.de or Amazon.fr for this frame.
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    Dealings with BikeAccessories

    Has anyone dealt with http://www.raioni.com Any idea where they're located? It looks like they started in 2014. They have a bare bones website and bare bones inventory(Odd selection of parts also)....
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    They shouldn't wear out as fast as SRAM's do. I...

    They shouldn't wear out as fast as SRAM's do. I shouldn't have to take my bottom bracket apart every month or two and regrease it. Will going with higher quality bearings take care of the longevity...
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    SRAM GXP BSA BB suggestions?

    Just a little over a year ago I used SRAM Blackbox version and now I already have to replace it(one item I didn't check reviews on). I just assumed being SRAM and the exorbitant price, even being...
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    Well... It is Wal-Mart.:lol:

    Well... It is Wal-Mart.:lol:
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    I have the full size Ibera Commuter Rack on my...

    I have the full size Ibera Commuter Rack on my road bike. Works very well. I can fit a pair of shoes, socks, shirt, and shorts in the Commuter Trunk Bag(Which won't fit on the Mini-Commuter Rack). ...
  22. They're from Problem Solvers. Brake Stud Light...

    They're from Problem Solvers. Brake Stud Light Mount.
    http://problemsolversbike.com/files/tech/Brake_Light_Mount_Inst.pdf

    Would've been nice if they were a little longer so the lights would be...
  23. Yes they are. Very happy with them. Have about...

    Yes they are. Very happy with them. Have about 1200 miles on the set shown above. Maybe 500 miles left on them, but they're about ready to give up the ghost. Sure don't want to change a flat in...
  24. My First "Real" Commuter Bike(Work in Process)

    Well, I just ordered the final pieces for my new commuter bike today. I'm building up a Soma Double Cross. The centerpiece of my build is this:...
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    +1: With the proper setup, you're much more...

    +1: With the proper setup, you're much more noticeable at night. This is my 3rd winter commuting at night. 1st winter was a joke(as far as being seen). I had one Niterider Minewt 600 on front, a...
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