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    The whole concept of "Mavic making tires"...

    The whole concept of "Mavic making tires" insufficient to cover all the possibilities in the modern world.

    Mavic can design a tire and have it manufactured in a tire factory Mavic owns.
    Mavic can...
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    Don't wear anything for a few rides because your...

    Don't wear anything for a few rides because your white one is "in the wash." :rolleyes:
  3. Thread: cog importance

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    This is very excellent advice and exactly what I...

    This is very excellent advice and exactly what I did.

    I found I could ride a 50x19 (2.63) on my road bike reasonably well but wanted a gear just a bit lower.
    So I went with 48x16 (2.55) on my...
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    Or they're made by Asians and Europeans that have...

    Or they're made by Asians and Europeans that have been imported to America?
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    I have the same and it works very well. I would...

    I have the same and it works very well. I would put the drag brake back on if I was in real mountains, but the Avids work great for everything around Austin.

    I have a Arc de Tri-oomph brake...
  6. I have not attempted the trick of clicking back...

    I have not attempted the trick of clicking back into spinning pedals. Looks a bit crazy to me.
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    I wish we lived in a world where the manufacturer...

    I wish we lived in a world where the manufacturer of cassette lock rings would print that information someplace really obvious.
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    We used to have a cleat, a clip and a strap, now...

    We used to have a cleat, a clip and a strap, now we are down to only a cleat.

    So it should be clipless and strapless.

    The BR word OP said in the first post is about 1000 times dumber than the...
  9. I'm sure they could squeeze another 5mm out of it...

    I'm sure they could squeeze another 5mm out of it and get it in a 27.2 seat post if there was demand.
  10. The 6600 Ultegra SL was the best looking 10 speed...

    The 6600 Ultegra SL was the best looking 10 speed RD in a dark color.

    http://www.treefortbikes.com/images/raw/RD6602.jpg
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    The Enduro stuff doesn't work with the latest...

    The Enduro stuff doesn't work with the latest generation of Shimano BB cartridge bearings.

    But as OP stated, they're cheap, even the DA can be had for about $30. So just replace it if it gets...
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    I don't know if they have changed grease, but...

    I don't know if they have changed grease, but high heat like in an Austin garage used to cause the grease in STI shifters to separate and get gritty. That made shifting not work right.

    Below...
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    Main ride goes in the front hall by the front...

    Main ride goes in the front hall by the front door.

    The rest are hanging from the ceiling in the garage.
  14. In your first post, you say you have a Cane Creek...

    In your first post, you say you have a Cane Creek TT lever, but your photo says SOMA on the side.

    These are not the same, I have the Cane Creek and you use the other end of the brake cable. I've...
  15. Even at the amateur level, you are responsible...

    Even at the amateur level, you are responsible for know all the rules.

    I have not raced for a long time, but when I used to renew my license on USA cycling, you have to check a box verifying you...
  16. For it to be cheating? Absolutely not. This is...

    For it to be cheating? Absolutely not.

    This is not a "did she use it or not?" thing.

    It is completely against UCI rules to even be in possession of a motorized bike at a race.

    Adding: This...
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    I'm fairly comfortable with up to about 45mph as...

    I'm fairly comfortable with up to about 45mph as long as the cross winds are not buffeting.

    I've been over 50 on a few occasions and didn't really like it much.

    Once was in the Lago Vista race...
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    There's a lot of decent hills in the...

    There's a lot of decent hills in the neighborhoods around the Arboretum. Toss the bike in the car and go try out some rides over there for more of a challenge and will get you in better shape for the...
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    Your left arm is a typical HT-II left arm with...

    Your left arm is a typical HT-II left arm with double pinch bolts. It's no different than any of the listed "compatible" cranks. The power meter manufacturers just didn't want to drill down that far...
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    Those fixed gear frames from State should have...

    Those fixed gear frames from State should have 120mm dropout on the back for track hubs. Is the rear end 120mm on the frame you bought?

    If you are using a crank and BB that are intended to go...
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    Wheelbuilder is very good. I usually build my...

    Wheelbuilder is very good.

    I usually build my own, but I had them build up a PowerTap hub I sent in for servicing because the pricing was very fair.

    It's only 28 hole, and after a year with...
  22. In general, the price of a product doubles every...

    In general, the price of a product doubles every time the product changes hands. So if there is one less transfers, you pay about 50% less, give or take.

    Mfg sells to wholesaler/distributor for...
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    As is sits, it's a piece of rubbish somebody will...

    As is sits, it's a piece of rubbish somebody will have to put $600+ into to restore it to a nice bike.

    It looks to be my size, but I'd not want to pay more than a couple of hundred for it.

    Send...
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    I was somewhat skeptical, but this motor is now...

    I was somewhat skeptical, but this motor is now available and will fit in a 31.8 seat tube.
    While not completely hidden as it comes, it could certainly be hidden by a competent mechanic.

    vivax...
  25. No self-respecting southerner uses instant grits....

    No self-respecting southerner uses instant grits. I take pride in my grits.

    http://www.americanrhetoric.com/images/videomoviespeechmycousinvinny3.jpg
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