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    How much time do you have?

    How much time do you have?
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    Yup. One good experiment is worth a thousand...

    Yup. One good experiment is worth a thousand theories.
  3. For one, it's a matter of semantics. I really...

    For one, it's a matter of semantics.

    I really need to get a rando bike. = I don't have a rando bike and I need to get one.
    I really need to get another rando bike. = I already have a rando bike...
  4. You already have several.

    You already have several.
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    Would you put a lot of stock in the opinion of a...

    Would you put a lot of stock in the opinion of a theatre critic who never heard of Shakespere?
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    Yeah, it's too bad for short and tall folks. ...

    Yeah, it's too bad for short and tall folks. With one frame size they had to focus on the middle of the bell curve.
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    I appreciate my new (6 months old) Moulton TSR...

    I appreciate my new (6 months old) Moulton TSR very much. It is, in fact, a steel bike, and while not the most modern design Moulton offers, it's still updated in a number of respects from its APB...
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    Sounds like something the Beavis and Butthead...

    Sounds like something the Beavis and Butthead Store would offer.
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    There are no guarantees regardless of how much...

    There are no guarantees regardless of how much you pay. If I was you, I'd get a trike and take my chances on the wheels. Bike repair is usually fairly inexpensive if you do your own work, as most...
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    I don't agree. But even if it was true, what's...

    I don't agree. But even if it was true, what's more important, avoiding maintenance effort or caring for your health?
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    Yeah, it's interesting how they chromed...

    Yeah, it's interesting how they chromed underneath the paint for the entire frame and fork. Would have been nice had their been a better bond with the paint though. Some day I may take it down to...
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    Don't worry about the weight limits. You are...

    Don't worry about the weight limits. You are taking bigger chances by letting that stop you from doing what you need to do. Plenty of people have violated them by a lot and gotten away with it,...
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    Just got this one going a few weeks ago. ...

    Just got this one going a few weeks ago.

    http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx356/steamer_03/P1030307_zpsomf8bbid.jpg
  14. Thread: Why a Trike

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    When V=0, Ra=0. And it flops over. (without the...

    When V=0, Ra=0. And it flops over. (without the riders foot and leg to make it a proper trike)
  15. Thread: Why a Trike

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    My bolding. It has a tilt lock? How is it...

    My bolding.

    It has a tilt lock? How is it actuated / engaged?
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    1977 (78?) Schwinn Volare. Reynolds 531c tubing....

    1977 (78?) Schwinn Volare. Reynolds 531c tubing. Built by Panasonic for Schwinn. The so called Japanese Paramount.


    Rode it yesterday for the first time for about 30 miles. LOVE IT. What a...
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    Sticky: 1977 (78?) Schwinn Volare. Reynolds 531c tubing....

    1977 (78?) Schwinn Volare. Reynolds 531c tubing. Built by Panasonic for Schwinn. The so called Japanese Paramount.

    Rode it yesterday for about 30 miles. LOVE IT. What a nice riding bike. ...
  18. 1977 (78?) Schwinn Volare. Reynolds 531c tubing....

    1977 (78?) Schwinn Volare. Reynolds 531c tubing. Built by Panasonic for Schwinn. The so called Japanese Paramount.


    Rode it yesterday for about 30 miles. LOVE IT. What a nice riding bike. ...
  19. Thread: Look Ergostem?

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    One idea is to fine tune your fit using an ugly,...

    One idea is to fine tune your fit using an ugly, cheap theadless adjustable stem (with a quill adapter if applicable / need be) and then plunk down your cash on a nice fixed stem once you know for...
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    Don't mess with someones long ingrained...

    Don't mess with someones long ingrained instincts. When 'stuff happens' your actions will revert to what you know / are used to doing. My new Moulton came with the brakes switched, different from...
  21. As I recall Shimano had some no-name cheap...

    As I recall Shimano had some no-name cheap derailleurs back in the day that just said SIS on them. If that's all it says, it's cheap. I am thinking that's what the OP is talking about.
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    There's lots on that bike that is 'correct'. ...

    There's lots on that bike that is 'correct'. Enjoy!
  23. Rando and doubles are hard enough as they are, I...

    Rando and doubles are hard enough as they are, I don't need to make them harder by choosing an inefficient bike. So long as comfort and the ability to carry the stuff you need to carry is not...
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    I don't understand the OP's question. Presumably...

    I don't understand the OP's question. Presumably he has an 11T now.* How would we all know if he uses it or not? Hey OP, do you use it? If so, you might miss it. If not, then no, you won't miss...
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    I vote for the Italian RBM. Have one on each of...

    I vote for the Italian RBM. Have one on each of my road bikes. Not ugly. Good optics.
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