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  1. Careful with that, you'll find yourself wearing...

    Careful with that, you'll find yourself wearing baggy shorts, growing a beard, looking at 'Bents longingly, etc. Its a slippery slope here.....

    Bill
  2. One thing to keep in mind, when any clipless...

    One thing to keep in mind, when any clipless pedal is new, it is stiff in its release action. I try to do a whole bunch of "in and out" with my shoes just being held in my hands, in order to loosen...
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    Thanks, Chas, it was beyond what my PD addled...

    Thanks, Chas, it was beyond what my PD addled brain could come up with:rolleyes:, I had the C part of the last name right, though:roflmao2:. And, I somehow remembered that they were innocent, at...
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    I am not sure which assist motor she is accused...

    I am not sure which assist motor she is accused of using, but the reports I have read quoted a race official saying that she was pulling something like, 10 seconds, on the other competitors up one of...
  5. Thread: Addiction L6

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    Depends on whether or not you used a ceramic...

    Depends on whether or not you used a ceramic bowl, they always roll longer than those steel ones. Just really expensive.....
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    The young lady's father has made a bushel of...

    The young lady's father has made a bushel of excuses about this episode (her brother is on suspension for doping, as I understand it, right now.) Should be interesting to see what develops, and what...
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    Sticky: Another 25+ miles this afternoon, very...

    Another 25+ miles this afternoon, very unseasonable temperatures, it hit 70F while I was riding, it felt nice to not have to be bundled up with extra kit, for a change. This coming week will be...
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    Just follow the advice offered here, have fun and...

    Just follow the advice offered here, have fun and don't overthink things. No harm in asking about how things progress for others, you learn by getting information from the more experienced riders...
  9. Not sure how Shimano's pricing structure works,...

    Not sure how Shimano's pricing structure works, they do have distinct divisions for Europe, North America, Asia, etc. Several people that work in LBS, and at on-line stores, have said that they...
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    Sticky: At times, yes, but actually the south bound parts...

    At times, yes, but actually the south bound parts of my various routes are all pretty much the home bound portions of my rides, and the lesser of the distances. I don't have any rides that are simple...
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    I had ordered a pair of pedal from Ribble, a day...

    I had ordered a pair of pedal from Ribble, a day after ordering the groupset, when it hit 12 days I asked Ribble if they had some means of checking on my second order. They replied that Royal Mail...
  12. Thread: Addiction LV

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    Its all because some girl won't ride her bike a...

    Its all because some girl won't ride her bike a short distance to work.....

    Bill
  13. Only if your crank it up to 400 watts, but the...

    Only if your crank it up to 400 watts, but the raw oats will help with your massive guads. And, if coasting is motion, will oats make your next movement faster?
  14. Thread: Addiction LV

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    That new quick steel cut oatmeal is good stuff....

    That new quick steel cut oatmeal is good stuff. Try that with what ever floats yer boat in it.

    Bill
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    My 2 worth, if the surgeon feels you will be better off, Curtis, and you are good with this procedure, get the surgery done. I don't advocate willy-nilly cutting, but a skilled surgeon can fix...
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    Now I can safely say Happy Birthday, OnS. Hope...

    Now I can safely say Happy Birthday, OnS. Hope that it was a great day.

    Bill
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    Sticky: Another beautiful weather day, here. Rode 26.5...

    Another beautiful weather day, here. Rode 26.5 miles this afternoon, some gusty SSW winds to make it interesting, but otherwise very nice.

    Bill
  18. Now, I am riding clipless, but no problems if I...

    Now, I am riding clipless, but no problems if I went back to the old tried and true quill pedals with toe clips (Campag Record, or SunTour Superbe, would be my choices, if asked,) and straps...
  19. Thread: ~75/76 Klein

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    I have a soft spot for Kleins, I remember seeing...

    I have a soft spot for Kleins, I remember seeing my first one, in print, a copy of Bicycling magazine, in 1978. This one is going to be righteous, Sir_Name. Your diligence in finding the right parts...
  20. Thread: Addiction LV

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    Oh yes, Luftstalag 3, know it well. I did the QC...

    Oh yes, Luftstalag 3, know it well. I did the QC engineering/field, for the AIMD hangar across the street from their Sqd, bldg, to get ready for the T-6A, and to put in the blast containment bunkers...
  21. Thread: bike height

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    I'm one of those short legged guys, my height is...

    I'm one of those short legged guys, my height is 6'-1", but I have a 32" inseam. My wife is 5'-3" (I have to put the half inch in, she gets upset about being "shorted") and she has the same inseam...
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    I thought about a Di2 Ultegra, after reading...

    I thought about a Di2 Ultegra, after reading about its quality, but it was just beyond my budget from the Christmas gift. Perhaps the future may hold one of the 3 part upgrade kits, but I really...
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    When I injured my spine, in 1989, several people...

    When I injured my spine, in 1989, several people tried to steer me to a Chiropractor when the insurance company started shafting me. Too many of the local DC are into the total answer to every health...
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    This, +1, :50: until someone else pays for...

    This, +1, :50: until someone else pays for things, its your bike, and your paycheck getting it done:thumb:. Ride the cogs and chain-rings that make it work for you. I got some strange looks from the...
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    Sticky: A bit chilly, and it was overcast, until about an...

    A bit chilly, and it was overcast, until about an hour after I had finished riding. Managed to work in another 25 miles, it was much needed after yesterday's rain out as the cold front came across.
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