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    Really hard to say without seeing you ride. High...

    Really hard to say without seeing you ride. High cadence is unlikely to be the problem unless your posture is terrible.
  2. Which means he could have big problems if the...

    Which means he could have big problems if the century is elsewhere
  3. If you're already riding 50 miles comfortably,...

    If you're already riding 50 miles comfortably, you should be able to do 100 miles over similar terrain without much additional training by just pacing yourself. Find out what is the terrain on your...
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    Folding tires are significantly lighter weight as...

    Folding tires are significantly lighter weight as well as more expensive. Otherwise, not much difference.

    If you love hitting potholes, jumping curbs, etc, then I would go for something bigger...
  5. Who said anything about SoCal? While it is true...

    Who said anything about SoCal? While it is true that SoCal is 100 times better than New Jersey, lots of other towns along the California coast are 100 times better than SoCal. Last time I was in...
  6. I had a good job in New Jersey. Moved to...

    I had a good job in New Jersey. Moved to California because of the much better weather, safer and more scenic roads, and lower air pollution. So much happier here.
  7. Try leaving brochures and posters at local bike...

    Try leaving brochures and posters at local bike shops. Also email the local bike clubs and teams with pointers to your web site and details about your charity.
  8. Chillafish children's bikes recalled due to defective rims

    Chillafish Recalls Children's Balance Bikes Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert) | CPSC.gov
  9. You have a legal right to proceed through the...

    You have a legal right to proceed through the intersection when you have the green light, but these drivers have already proven themselves to be idiots. Choose your line very carefully.
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    What is "GearBest"? Some kind of...

    What is "GearBest"? Some kind of direct-from-China retailer? Are you going to receive the product before the winter is over?
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    Bright flashing lights are obnoxious on group...

    Bright flashing lights are obnoxious on group rides. Steady lights are much less distracting.
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    https://youtu.be/eMAxH_Ud8YE
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    QBP BMX bicycles

    QBP Recalls Stolen Series BMX Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard | CPSC.gov
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    Sticky: Poll: Perhaps some people wouldn't even try mountain...

    Perhaps some people wouldn't even try mountain biking or long distance road biking if they couldn't wear a helmet?
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    Origin8 folding bicycles

    Origin8 Recalls Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard | CPSC.gov
  16. Thread: aching wrists

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    Sore hands/wrists/shoulders/neck are usually...

    Sore hands/wrists/shoulders/neck are usually caused by poor posture on the bike. Bend your elbows more and let them absorb road shock instead of your hands/wrists/shoulders/neck. Serious bicyclists...
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    Even name brand carbon bikes are a lot cheaper...

    Even name brand carbon bikes are a lot cheaper these days compared to 5 years ago. My local bike shop (a long time authorized Trek dealer) is selling ready-to-ride carbon Trek bikes for under $2000.
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    Stiffer soles can cause pressure points. Try some...

    Stiffer soles can cause pressure points. Try some insoles with more padding or that match the shape of your foot better. Even cheap drug store foam insoles can make a huge difference in comfort.
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    Of course, that is not true. Higher quality...

    Of course, that is not true. Higher quality hardened steels are much harder to cut than cheap steels without weighing a lot more (though hardened steel does more). And all cable locks are cr@p.
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    Focus Izalco Max Bicycles

    Focus Bicycles Recalls Izalco Max Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard | CPSC.gov
  21. Flashing red rear bicycle lights are now (or will...

    Flashing red rear bicycle lights are now (or will soon be) explicitly legal in California: Bill Text - AB-28 Bicycle safety: rear lights.

    Hard to believe a cop would cite you for a flashing front...
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    Lots of beginners over-tighten seatpost bolts and...

    Lots of beginners over-tighten seatpost bolts and stem bolts, causing irreparable damage to seatposts and forks. If you use the smallest possible wrenches (for minimal leverage) and tend to...
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    Trek did sell a titanium complete bike under the...

    Trek did sell a titanium complete bike under the Lemond brand name.
  24. Felt mountain bikes with carbon fiber seatposts recalled

    Felt Bicycles Recalls Mountain Bikes with OEM Carbon Fiber Seatposts Due to Risk of Injury, Fall Hazards | CPSC.gov
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    Tom Brady's trick: reduce your air pressure by...

    Tom Brady's trick: reduce your air pressure by 10% to improve grip in cold wet conditions.

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/40/Tom_Brady_Hyannis_May_2009.jpg
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