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    I just put 28's on a spare set of wheels...

    I just put 28's on a spare set of wheels yesterday. I'm going to use them as late winter/spring wheels for when the roads are still salty and beat up. I was definitely slower but mid-winter probably...
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    Some people we will never convince. The best we...

    Some people we will never convince. The best we can hope is agreement that everyone needs to be reasonably respectful and safe on the road.
  3. Well that's a relief.

    Well that's a relief.
  4. I have a trip to Toronto planned for the family...

    I have a trip to Toronto planned for the family and I in two weeks. Good thing it's the middle of winter,,, no one will be tempted to ride any bikes.
  5. OK,,, so a take-down in the middle of the street...

    OK,,, so a take-down in the middle of the street seems bad enough for riding on the sidewalk with no helmet. But why was the cop just sitting on the kid?
  6. I've only had one pair of SPD-SL's and the right...

    I've only had one pair of SPD-SL's and the right pedal always felt like there was more friction than the left. I felt like I was always fighting the cleat and my knee started to bother me. I ended up...
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    I've been pulling the number off the chart then...

    I've been pulling the number off the chart then adding an extra 5-10 lbs and it feels pretty good.
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    Maybe only a couple of days if you follow doctors...

    Maybe only a couple of days if you follow doctors orders for the first few days following the procedure. If you ignore him and use the first day to do a bunch of yard work, then go straight back to...
  9. Does anyone have trouble with bar end shifters on...

    Does anyone have trouble with bar end shifters on rough roads? I built a touring bike with Ultegra bar end shifters a few years ago and in areas with a lot of vibration the the RD shifter wanders....
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    Really,,, this is what I've been using.

    Really,,, this is what I've been using.
  11. Musical tires. I'm putting a new set of 37mm...

    Musical tires. I'm putting a new set of 37mm tires on my wife's bike, her current 32mm tires are moving to my touring bike, the 28mm tires on my touring bike are moving to the spare set of wheels for...
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    This one looks like a good deal at Jenson: ...

    This one looks like a good deal at Jenson:
    Diamondback Lux Comp Bike 2015


    USD$785.00
    35% off USD$1,200.00 msrp
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    Bike Size

    You're a large. Don't think you want a medium bike.
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    This is my third season with a bike and cycling...

    This is my third season with a bike and cycling pretty much replaced running. But I still do run here and there, and I'm thinking I should run more which makes the watch look like a good option. That...
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    This has been the benefit of having followers...

    This has been the benefit of having followers that I didn't realize was going to be a benefit. Most of the people following me ride in the same area I do and being able to see where everyone else is...
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    It's amazing how comfortable 30F can be once you get moving and build up some heat. The toughest part for me is getting out the door and on the bike. That said when it stats getting close to 20F...
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    I've not a Strava expert but I've been using it...

    I've not a Strava expert but I've been using it for a few years.

    Who should/shouldn't I give Kudos to - I usually give Kudos to the people that regularly give me Kudos.

    What does it mean when...
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    First thing, go to a bike shop to get an idea of...

    First thing, go to a bike shop to get an idea of what size bike you need. Then do some research and keep your eyes open. Don't spend a lot, keep an eye on craigslist, lots of good sales on new bike...
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    I'm torn between a watch and a bike mounted...

    I'm torn between a watch and a bike mounted computer. Battery freezing sounds like a non-issue, so I just need to decide which way to go based on features and convenience. If I do a bike mounted...
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    I brought up keeping keep devices warm against...

    I brought up keeping keep devices warm against the body not FBinNY. From experience with my my iPhone and digital cameras, they stop working pretty quickly when they get cold. The ride that prompted...
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    Good information, thanks. I call it quits on the...

    Good information, thanks. I call it quits on the bike when temps get down into mid 20's so should work fine for me. I wonder if the the color screen models are more sensitive?
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    All that said I have a little Sigma bike computer...

    All that said I have a little Sigma bike computer mounted on the bars and it always seems fine in the cold. And,,, after a second look the root problem for Polar HR monitor shutting down unexpectedly...
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    Bike Computers vs Watches in Cold Weather

    I'm thinking about buying a Garmin or Polar bike computer or watch. Right now I use Strava on my iPhone and a Polar heart rate monitor watch on my wrist. Both the phone and the watch will shut down...
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    I did a ride in 30 degrees Saturday and had a...

    I did a ride in 30 degrees Saturday and had a Scratch Labs slushie in my water bottle when I got back to the car. Would have been an awesome beverage on a hot summer day. No t so much when I was...
  25. Thread: Jamis Dragon

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    My inseam is 32".The bike I ended up getting was...

    My inseam is 32".The bike I ended up getting was bigger than I wanted, probably a 21" frame. There's no frame size making that I can see anywhere. Used bike in perfect condition at a great price. For...
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