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    as a veteran of 6 knee surgeries due to...

    as a veteran of 6 knee surgeries due to osteoarthritis (Ehlers Danlos - Hypermobility type), what keeps me going are

    Celebrex
    speedplay pedals
    higher cadence
    good shoe inserts (dialed in by the...
  2. now i can proceed with my daily...

    now i can proceed with my daily activities....sarcasm from rpenmanparker and a few lovely jewels from Maelochs. thanks for setting things right with the world.
  3. How did this statement avoid even the smallest...

    How did this statement avoid even the smallest smattering of mirth? Have you all lost your minds?
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    use thin liners that have a pocket for warmers on...

    use thin liners that have a pocket for warmers on the back under your regular gloves, and use chemical warmers.
    i have arachnodactyly (spider fingers), and a harder time than anyone i have ever met...
  5. 41% faster

    41% faster
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    not a TKR yet, but had a PFJR April 14th, and am...

    not a TKR yet, but had a PFJR April 14th, and am finally getting back to something close to my condition from last summer. Swelling has been the biggest issue, since it makes the knee weaker, but it...
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    if you are fit correctly to your bike, your...

    if you are fit correctly to your bike, your muscles are already working best through the correct range of extension, and going beyond that range generally seems to only cause injury.
    had you been...
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    what was the reason for raising your seat in the...

    what was the reason for raising your seat in the first place?
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    same here...there is a fine line between a screw...

    same here...there is a fine line between a screw that is long enough to engage properly and one that goes through the base plate and starts pushing the plate away from the sole of the shoe.
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    I use a speedplay 5mm shim plate to make up for a...

    I use a speedplay 5mm shim plate to make up for a 6mm leg length diff, and had to get a few different lengths of screws from Speedplay (and the hardware store) to get the best thread engagement, but...
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    The "whole point" of speedplays is not...

    The "whole point" of speedplays is not necessarily getting the pedal axle closer to the shoe...it can be one advantage, but is certainly not the main one for me.
    With the zero cleats, you can dial...
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    might as well see if LOOK will warranty the...

    might as well see if LOOK will warranty the broken pedal for you...the answer is always "no" until you ask.
    it helps if your LBS has a good LOOK rep they can talk to about it.
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    threads with a binary question as the title...

    threads with a binary question as the title should always include a poll.
    i'd love to see the votes piling up on this one.
  14. nice find! When my 5 year warranty on my Chris...

    nice find!

    When my 5 year warranty on my Chris King PF30 BB is up, I can just use one of these, instead of buying a whole new BB.

    FWIW - I have about 3,000 miles on this BB, and no issues so...
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    some carbon can feel "dead", but it is definitely...

    some carbon can feel "dead", but it is definitely not a general property of carbon. it is simply how that frame was designed and laid up.
    the first years of the cannondale "six" were a good example...
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    i find a bellicose "out of my way, lardass!" to...

    i find a bellicose "out of my way, lardass!" to be the most effective, and far more satisfying to say.
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    most racers don't go hard enough on...

    <old adage>most racers don't go hard enough on their "on" days, and don't go easy enough on the "off" days.</old adage>
  18. Gd&t ftw!

    Gd&t ftw!
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    you're right....i mis-remembered.

    you're right....i mis-remembered.
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    the cleats my wife has for light action include a...

    the cleats my wife has for light action include a silver wire circlip that is much more flexy looking than the one you show in the image. the circlip you show looks like the standard zero clip.
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    the biggest issue that affects how difficult it...

    the biggest issue that affects how difficult it is to clip into speedplay pedals is the installation of the cleat. the shims that come with the cleats need to be selected and installed so that the...
  22. my 2012 supersix evo himod has PF30, not BB30,...

    my 2012 supersix evo himod has PF30, not BB30, did they switch back at some point?
    if not, and you have a PF30, go for the Chris King PF30...spendy, but guaranteed, and mine is going strong.
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    i've seen mechanics try to destroy carbon frames...

    i've seen mechanics try to destroy carbon frames (to finish warranty process at a bike shop - gotta send back the BB chunk of the frame sometimes), and after seeing what they could do to a frame and...
  24. is a "stope" like a "drope?

    is a "stope" like a "drope?
  25. all excellent points....and actually it doesn't...

    all excellent points....and actually it doesn't matter where the "weight" is "transferred", since it all comes down to CofG.
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