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  1. Mmm, I could go for some bobrahcue

    Mmm, I could go for some bobrahcue
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    Sticky: Well, that's the Extra Large maybe. If you...

    Well, that's the Extra Large maybe.

    If you shrink it and hide it inside the frame, you call it the "Pro" model.
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    Well I really like spicy, but still this is not a...

    Well I really like spicy, but still this is not a gulper, you gotta take it slow...
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    I actually tried the hundred pushups schedule...

    I actually tried the hundred pushups schedule about 5 years ago, I believe I got up to where my single-set max was about 50. But I definitely plateaued, I don't see how I could have gotten to 100....
  5. I don't get that last one, is she 'doing time'...

    I don't get that last one, is she 'doing time' somewhere?

    I got a pack of cards from this kickstarter (and more importantly a pdf), so my kids will be giving out Jones-Withey X2-V Multipurpose...
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    Nice! I love me some Sculpin. I live near enough...

    Nice! I love me some Sculpin. I live near enough to one of their facilities that sometimes my wife & I will make a bike expedition to the tasting room. I'm a big fan of their Habanero Sculpin too....
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    That sounds very productive indeed! What's the...

    That sounds very productive indeed! What's the beer?
  8. Raleigh is an old-school brand, been around...

    Raleigh is an old-school brand, been around forever, but is one of the good ones that haven't gone the way of Huffy and to some extent Schwinn. Jamis is a modern brand, perfectly respectable as well....
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    No, Jeremy Clarkson is a typical English...

    No, Jeremy Clarkson is a typical English insufferable PRAT.

    For clarification, this is an adorable American PRATT:

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  10. However, my thoughts on improving cost/speed of...

    However, my thoughts on improving cost/speed of oatmeal are:

    * instant oatmeal on sale is pretty cheap
    * an electronic kettle heats water very fast (especially small amounts)
    * envelope into...
  11. No dummy, you don't put it on TOP of the hill,...

    No dummy, you don't put it on TOP of the hill, you put it on the SIDE of the hill. Then it will coast. But not very fast. Unless there are like millions of gallons of it, then watch out!
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    Welcome to bike forums! I can tell from your...

    Welcome to bike forums!

    I can tell from your original post you're a fun guy (or gal?), and will do great bike commuting, just go ahead and get started!

    So to answer your original question:...
  13. There are plenty of tires out there which are...

    There are plenty of tires out there which are smooth/firm enough in the center for paved riding, and knobby enough on the sides for gravel.
  14. Poll: How do I warm thee? Let me count the ways shoe...

    How do I warm thee? Let me count the ways

    shoe
    shoe
    sock
    sock
    boxer-briefs
    basketball shorts
    tech tee
    long-sleeve cotton tee
  15. I would buy in Denmark, and plan to have it...

    I would buy in Denmark, and plan to have it shipped home (since shipping is paid). Why not take the opportunity to buy a nice European bike that would be hard to get from stateside?
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    My polling station is on my regular route, I pass...

    My polling station is on my regular route, I pass it every day, so yes. Come voting day I just drop in on the way home...

    ...to drop off my mail ballot that I was too lazy to fill in early and pay...
  17. 5000 mAh is a pretty good chunk of electrons, my...

    5000 mAh is a pretty good chunk of electrons, my headlight uses one 18650 battery, I have two that are rated 2400 mAh, and a fully-charged one will last me more than a week of morning and evening...
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    Any peer-to-peer investors out there?

    Lending Club?
    Prosper?

    I've got a CD coming to 'fruition', and with interest rates being what they are nowadays, I'm thinking of experimenting with Lending Club (because that's what I have...
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    Looks like the Belgian gal had an 'old school'...

    Looks like the Belgian gal had an 'old school' motor in the seat tube for assist via the bottom bracket. This 'electromagnetic wheel' would be something different.

    What would be really clever is...
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    I'm also confused. How is it generating...

    I'm also confused. How is it generating significant power without adding a significant amount of battery weight?

    All I can think is, small as possible battery (in the rims themselves? Worst place...
  21. Congrats! Your attached picture didn't work (for...

    Congrats! Your attached picture didn't work (for me), maybe try again?

    Anyways, ride it like you stole it, have fun!
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    Thx for that link, very interesting. I will...

    Thx for that link, very interesting. I will experiment with that (and with those principles for flat-bar riding) and see if I can improve hand-comfort for longer rides.
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    Reminds me of the scene in Holy Grail where Sir...

    Reminds me of the scene in Holy Grail where Sir Lancelot is attacking the swamp castle. Running, running, running, running...
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    I wrap my bars with old inner tube underneath the...

    I wrap my bars with old inner tube underneath the tape, for extra cush.

    Also, general principle, there are 3 contact points with your bike: hands, butt, feet. To get weight off your hands, you...
  25. Thread: V Brake build

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    I very often bend v-brake springs by hand. I'm...

    I very often bend v-brake springs by hand. I'm not that careful about it.

    Make sure the brakes are clean & greased so apart from springs they rotate freely on the mounts.
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