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    One nice thing about Mafac brakes is you can...

    One nice thing about Mafac brakes is you can adjust the straddle cable (a.k.a. yoke cable) length. No need to get new ones.
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    Indeed a shorter yoke cable gives more stopping...

    Indeed a shorter yoke cable gives more stopping power with most, perhaps all, centerpulls. (Cantilevers can be shaped such that you don't get any more power, but that's not the case here. The key...
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    Oh boy, another tire tread! I mean thread. ...

    Oh boy, another tire tread! I mean thread.



    FIFY. :)

    Count me in the smaller, light group. I don't race and don't really care how fast I go. I do care how the bike feels. I like road...
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    My mother-in-law used to say black was...

    My mother-in-law used to say black was "transitional".

    Arrows. Hard to find.

    Non-DS on Master (clincher) from about a year ago:

    http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/Clincher.jpg

    DS on...
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    And sometimes many sizes fit one. All my bikes...

    And sometimes many sizes fit one. All my bikes feel different but after half a mile they all feel great. With appropriate tweaking of saddle position on the seat post, stem length, bar height etc....
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    You can get away with that because it's French!

    You can get away with that because it's French!
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    Poll: Thanks for the replies, guys. Noop. These...

    Thanks for the replies, guys.



    Noop. These valve stems are unthreaded.



    Yeah, I think I can say the noise on the front occurs when the value gets to the bottom. But obviously more...
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    What they said. A veritable classic in a nice...

    What they said. A veritable classic in a nice color. Well done.
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    Poll: So after all this, shall we call it, discussion,...

    So after all this, shall we call it, discussion, I have a related question. Last summer I had occasion to install a new rear tire on the Motobecane. IIRC, it was a case of replacing a tire that had...
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    Don't know about the shift levers and toe clips,...

    Don't know about the shift levers and toe clips, nor about the C'lo, the C'dale, or the S'zed, but on the Litespeed you can ride so fast that you don't need brakes. When you come to a barrier you do...
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    That is a sharp-looking bike! Black, white, and...

    That is a sharp-looking bike! Black, white, and chrome, hard to beat.
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    Ouch. Hope that wasn't a fancy 'spensive...

    Ouch. Hope that wasn't a fancy 'spensive super-light saddle. Hope you weren't hurt in any meaningful way!
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    That's a real find!

    That's a real find!
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    Very nice! That Trek looks really great with...

    Very nice! That Trek looks really great with that crank and that color scheme. Glad your ankle let you get out. We had temperatures hitting 50 today but it was colder when I started out this...
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    Glad you made it! Nothing like waiting till the...

    Glad you made it! Nothing like waiting till the last minute.

    RodH, was that you I passed on the MM this morning?

    I took the Gazelle out for a quick 40 miles. Rode some new sew-ups I glued up...
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    Sticky: A quick 40 miles on the Gazelle: ...

    A quick 40 miles on the Gazelle:

    http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/Ride1.31.2016/BikeRiver.jpg

    http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/Ride1.31.2016/ConcordRiver.jpg
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    My knee felt okay this morning so I took the...

    My knee felt okay this morning so I took the Gazelle out for a quick 40 miles. Today it wore a new set of Veloflex Criterium tubular tires on old Super Champion Competition rims. What a smooth,...
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    Poll: What I've learned from this poll

    This poll is still open but here is what I've learned so far.

    At least 95% (76 out of 80) of you respondents use at least one chainring. The other 5% may or may not. Perhaps you ride a...
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    Sticky: We took the tandem out for 50.1 miles today,...

    We took the tandem out for 50.1 miles today, temps maybe reaching 40degF.

    Farmer McHugh has a good crop of geese this winter:

    http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/Ride1.30.2016/CropOfGeese.jpg
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    Poll: In this case, not likely. I'd ready ridden the...

    In this case, not likely. I'd ready ridden the tandem 50.1 miles with my sweetie and then downed a good beer. :beer:
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    Poll: Just finished prep'ing a brace of wheels and...

    Just finished prep'ing a brace of wheels and tires. With glue. No glape. Tue didn't work but maybe if I'd spelt it correctly ("tlue") it might have worked better. Tomorrow maybe I'll mount the...
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    obh, that marsh looks inviting but a bike might...

    obh, that marsh looks inviting but a bike might have trouble in there. :) CM, that's a big snack!

    We finally had some time and clear roads so we took our tandem out for 50.1 miles today. Just a...
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    Rod, I'm surprised we didn't bump into each...

    Rod, I'm surprised we didn't bump into each other. We took the tandem over to Alewife, out the MM, then through Concord to Carlisle for lunch, a tidy 50.1 miles. We probably ran the MM westward as...
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    Poll: Ask not for whom the tell poles. It polls for...

    Ask not for whom the tell poles. It polls for thee.
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    Speaking of being away from, or near, whatever, a...

    Speaking of being away from, or near, whatever, a computer...

    I rode my commute again today. Half of the return was in snow! It was great! Haven't managed to do much recreational riding lately,...
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