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    . Probably my last update for the year, just...

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    Probably my last update for the year, just adding a handful of miles from a month ago, I've been plagued with sickness and a crash since then, and am still sporting a limp and haven't gotten...
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    Huh. I've got SunTour Accushift shifters on the...

    Huh. I've got SunTour Accushift shifters on the tourer I built up this year, no problems at all using standard cables and housings. I am running it in friction front and rear though...
  3. Thread: Jorts.

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    I did for a long time, although mine were board...

    I did for a long time, although mine were board shorts in length and bagginess, and denim in material. I found them to be quite durable of course. Ended up replacing them with cargo shorts of a denim...
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    I've got one for you: The last turn on my...

    I've got one for you:

    The last turn on my commute home (if I'm coming from the south) is a hairpin, on a downhill where I can easily hit 30-35+ MPH. I like to go fast, and I like to get an...
  5. Seriously! I don't know what I'm going to do when...

    Seriously! I don't know what I'm going to do when I finally change jobs out of this hospital. The locker room the bicyclist commuters use is repurposed from something else (when a whole lot more...
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    . I've been remiss in logging my miles here,...

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    I've been remiss in logging my miles here, it's been several weeks, added over 300 commuting miles and nearly another hundred recreational.


    augustgarage (CA) _________________ 7,881.8...
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    True, but the handle could easily be construed as...

    True, but the handle could easily be construed as someone who was a military medic, and may well not have done that other than a year or two many moons ago.
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    . I'm an EMT that works as a nursing...

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    I'm an EMT that works as a nursing assistant/unit clerk at a hospital. Been doing that for too damn long.
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    No grey?

    That's what I'd choose. I just mounted black fenders (Handsome Cycles, Mud Butlers) and noted the that road grime from the rain on the black stays was a light grey color and was...
  10. Nope. Despite living in a hilly place and...

    Nope. Despite living in a hilly place and traveling ~ 10 miles each way three days a week (12 hour shifts), I like getting the exercise.
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    . I don't know how, but I have yet to impact...

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    I don't know how, but I have yet to impact an animal while cycling. The scariest close call I had I was pretty sure I was going to end up in the hospital and the deer wasn't going to fare much...
  12. Note is says "composite" in the listing. I don't...

    Note is says "composite" in the listing. I don't think it is all titanium. I'd do some serious research on these before I pulled the trigger, I seem to remember some models of bikes built around this...
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    I've filled them to overflowing with books, no problems. Unless you are going to fill them with lead, I don't think you can overweight them. ;)
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    Aren't kickstand bolts 19mm?

    Aren't kickstand bolts 19mm?
  15. Thread: Helmet Bill

    by Medic Zero
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    . There are manufacturers that make...

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    There are manufacturers that make aftermarket visors/bills you can attach to your existing helmet.

    This is the third helmet I've had this visor on:
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    . I've got the wristband, no data back-up,...

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    I've got the wristband, no data back-up, just my partners and my fathers phone numbers after my full name and birthdate. Wear it every ride (commuting and touring) except for the rare day where...
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    I definitely notice the difference between 11-32 and 11-34 on 8 and 9 speed set ups, particularly loaded (I haven't run a modern 10 speed). But my home turf is pretty hilly. My small rings on...
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    So much this! My partner and I like to do our...

    So much this! My partner and I like to do our touring in September after the crowds have thinned, but this can bite you in the rear in some locales as some of the stores/shops/restaurants are already...
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    . Yeah, I have bells on all my bikes. I used...

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    Yeah, I have bells on all my bikes. I used to be real partial to the "Temple of Tone" bells (still am actually), but am upgrading the fleet to Crane Suzu's as the sound from a big brass bell...
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    Sticky: . Thanks!

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    Thanks!
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    Is that last pic from the disaster relief trials?...

    Is that last pic from the disaster relief trials? Looks like a good choice of bike for that. I had to work this year, but I'm going to try to get it off next year, sounds like a lot of fun.
  22. A company called Modolo used to make adjustable...

    A company called Modolo used to make adjustable trekking bars. Might be those.
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    Sticky: . Thanks! :thumb:

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    Thanks! :thumb:
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    Sticky: . ...

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    From my tour across northern California in July.

    Amtrak from Seattle to Sacramento, then cycle-camping to Bodega Bay...
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    It's hard to articulate what the differences were...

    It's hard to articulate what the differences were now, I do know that I didn't feel as comfortable getting as far over in turns with them, and that they generally just didn't feel as stable as...
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