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  1. Glad you sorted it out ... and without major...

    Glad you sorted it out ... and without major surgery.
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    Still wondering about my mystery frame

    I started this thread a month ago and it seems that the consensus opinion was that the frame was a 70's bike boom offering from Colnago that may have been produced by a contracted builder. For the...
  3. Such treatment doesn't (shouldn't) hurt, but I...

    Such treatment doesn't (shouldn't) hurt, but I agree with Jobst Brandt that it is not necessary at all. My 45 year old daily, all weather commuter has never been treated and is likely to outlast me...
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    I've got a 26 tpi headset that I anticipating...

    I've got a 26 tpi headset that I anticipating going bad by the time it's my age. How can I prepare for that inevitability? New fork is not an option.
  5. Left out "Bikes are bad for the environment...

    Left out "Bikes are bad for the environment"
  6. I wouldn't have had the patience to stand there...

    I wouldn't have had the patience to stand there listening. I'd tell him to have a nice day and then continue my ride.
  7. Difference between Ambrosio tubular rims?

    I have two sets of Ambrosio rims from the 80's and I plan on building up wheels with one of them. One set is Montreal Durex and the other is Metamorphosis. I can't find a lot of specs that tell me...
  8. Have you measured your spindle? The JIS spindles...

    Have you measured your spindle? The JIS spindles have the largest end of any of the systems. If you have a JIS crank and it's too big for your spindle, i.e. it seats too far in, then you may have...
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    Fenix HP15 Ultimate Edition on helmet

    I am considering this light as an upgrade to the bulky integral light/battery unit I now use. The separate battery mounts on the headband at the back. Does anyone have any experience mounting this on...
  10. At first I thought this was a divided MUP (which...

    At first I thought this was a divided MUP (which would be dumb), but it looks like the divider separates motor vehicles from trail users. Link to street view. It still seems a bit narrow, but that...
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    Very nice. I picked up a 72 SC frame a few years...

    Very nice. I picked up a 72 SC frame a few years back that had gone through many owners (and many rattle cans). I built it up into my daily commuter and marvel how well it rides (even loaded down)...
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    Fenix HP15 Ultimate Edition on helmet

    I am considering this light as an upgrade to the bulky integral light/battery unit I now use. The separate battery mounts on the headband at the back. Does anyone have any experience mounting this...
  13. [QUOTE=noglider;18142964]Why are the model names...

    [QUOTE=noglider;18142964]Why are the model names B&M uses so unmemorable? I can't keep them straight in my head. Great products, terrible names.[/QUOTE

    You're right, ha! I have a Lumotec IQ Cyo...
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    scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,263.11...

    scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,263.11
    augustgarage (CA) _________________ 6,253.7 (8,537.1 total) [144/144]
    dschue5 (MN) ______________________ 5,530.0 (8,360 total)
    buzzbee (CA)...
  15. Yes you should feel a definite difference between...

    Yes you should feel a definite difference between 1st and 2nd.

    The only manual I was able to find was this one. Although it's from an earlier version, it will give you an idea of what the hub...
  16. I have a XRD5 on my commuting bike and I adjust...

    I have a XRD5 on my commuting bike and I adjust it so the indicator band center is at the end of the axle. I usually move the shifter through its range and then check again. Sometimes it needs a...
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    Sure I would.

    Sure I would.
  18. Agree. Incentivizing is just another way to say...

    Agree. Incentivizing is just another way to say manipulating. There is just no way for the government to manipulate things in a way that optimizes benefits. They do try, but what happens is an...
  19. As more and more people have smart phones, the...

    As more and more people have smart phones, the number of "distracted driving" incidents is spiking.
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    augustgarage (CA) _________________ 6,253.7...

    augustgarage (CA) _________________ 6,253.7 (8,537.1 total) [144/144]
    scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,038.91
    dschue5 (MN) ______________________ 5,530.0 (8,360 total)
    buzzbee (CA)...
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    When I broke my wrist last year, I had a flash...

    When I broke my wrist last year, I had a flash that perhaps I "should" be worried about stability so while recovering, I browsed for info about tadpole trikes. This led to browsing ads, which in...
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    Really? That's one light every hundred yards. I'd...

    Really? That's one light every hundred yards. I'd start looking for another route. There are 12 lights on my 7 mile commute and some days they are all red and it gets me batty. For the OP: I...
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Be careful with this. We humans can never really...

    Be careful with this. We humans can never really predict how any dog can react to certain triggers. Best to have them under control.
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    Drivers are trained to know that there are...

    Drivers are trained to know that there are priority categories of signs that are set apart by their shapes, sizes, and colors. When driving they should be scanning the signs and give each the...
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