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    Agreed. My B17 was comfy, even when I was up to...

    Agreed. My B17 was comfy, even when I was up to 330. You might consider a C17, too, though I don't have experience with it.
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    I used some 2mm aluminum rivets I got on...

    I used some 2mm aluminum rivets I got on eBay...bent the ends over and sheared them off with a sharp curved chisel.
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    Does your bike really say "Mullet" on the top...

    Does your bike really say "Mullet" on the top tube..?
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    +1
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    Taylor Park - Colorado's Shangri-La, by Eleanor...

    Taylor Park - Colorado's Shangri-La, by Eleanor Perry.
  6. Thread: Calaloi Mt. Bike

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    I looked at a Caloi MTB a while back on CL. It...

    I looked at a Caloi MTB a while back on CL. It was way too small for me, but it struck me as being a nicely built bike. It should be a keeper.
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    I saw those, but I'm cheap. I should've...

    I saw those, but I'm cheap. I should've clarified...I'm fine with used shifters, which there seems to be a dearth of.
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    Cool, everyone...thank you. Turns out I had some...

    Cool, everyone...thank you. Turns out I had some Suntour Accushift barcons in a box I had squirrelled away. Set to friction, I think they should do okay, but if they don't I know I have some...
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    Even converted to friction..?

    Even converted to friction..?
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    Since my surgery, pretty much just water.

    Since my surgery, pretty much just water.
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    Got a dumb question about shifters. The bike I'm...

    Got a dumb question about shifters. The bike I'm putting back together is 3x7 HG gearing, and I need some road-type shifters to work with it.

    Finding 3x7 or 3x8 bar-end shifters is almost...
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    Sticky: +1. Loose Screws has all kinds of neat crap.

    +1. Loose Screws has all kinds of neat crap.
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    Not really.

    Not really.
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    http://i.imgur.com/BnuaV0m.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/BnuaV0m.jpg
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    Given what they now know about margarine, I'm...

    Given what they now know about margarine, I'm surprised it's still legal.
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    '91 MTN TEK Vertical, a generic Taiwan-made house...

    '91 MTN TEK Vertical, a generic Taiwan-made house brand for Pederson Sports. Tange plain-gauge chromo, stout as hell without being heavy. A mix of Deore XT and LX components, Mavic rims. Just had...
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    Yeah, they are...so are the rivets. I'm not dead...

    Yeah, they are...so are the rivets. I'm not dead set on using this saddle...I got it cheap, and I just want to see how it feels and how it lasts.
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    How much of the head tube are you removing?

    How much of the head tube are you removing?
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    http://i.imgur.com/DcEKDaQ.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/DcEKDaQ.jpg
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    I'm slowly piecing my commuter MTB back together...

    I'm slowly piecing my commuter MTB back together after the powdercoat.

    Opted to put some Panaracer Soar tires on the bike, since testing with different tires on the same rims showed that the...
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  22. If it were me, for a commuter, I'd go with a...

    If it were me, for a commuter, I'd go with a CroMo fork, something resilient. Heavier, sure, but far less likely to ever fail catastrophically.
  23. Thread: Favorite Tools

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    Any screwdriver other than a Craftsman feels...

    Any screwdriver other than a Craftsman feels weird to me.
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    Old VW's, and old Soviet-era firearms.

    Old VW's, and old Soviet-era firearms.
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    FWIW, I recently removed a pair of tires, one of...

    FWIW, I recently removed a pair of tires, one of which was talc'd and the other "dry".

    The "dry" tube had a number of odd creases and obvious points of stress (small bulges) on the tube, in...
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