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    If you've got a way to prop your tablet up (some...

    If you've got a way to prop your tablet up (some folks have cases that do this), you could simply place it on a bar stool in front of your bike; I have done that for a laptop and/or fan while riding...
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    You're likely restricting the blood flow in your...

    You're likely restricting the blood flow in your feet, which isn't helping your situation.

    I've had good luck with merino wool socks and shoes covers to block the vents. Some folks recommend...
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    Sticky: I tested out my new Continental Touring Plus...

    I tested out my new Continental Touring Plus tires today. After putting 2,800+ miles on the factory installed Kenda Kwests, I decided to swap the tires out. This bike typically only gets used in...
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    Wow! Thank you for sharing, those look like some...

    Wow! Thank you for sharing, those look like some amazing places to ride!
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    I really like the Anyroad, that is a cool looking...

    I really like the Anyroad, that is a cool looking bike. I think I'd go for the 2, though, as I prefer the gray and orange. Yes, I'd rather have the better group of the 1, but gray and orange just go...
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    I'm in the I don't care about the "rules" camp. ...

    I'm in the I don't care about the "rules" camp.

    This is my setup for self-supported distance rides:

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    The top tube bag holds my food and my saddlebag holds tools, a patch kit, first aid...
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    Wouldn't want to live anywhere else!

    Wouldn't want to live anywhere else!
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  10. Thread: Full kit?

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    I always considered "kit" as wearing shorts/bibs...

    I always considered "kit" as wearing shorts/bibs and a jersey with logos all over them. By my definition, I don't ride in "kit." I'm not paid to ride my bike, so I'm not going to ride around like a...
  11. I avoid school zones during drop off and pick up...

    I avoid school zones during drop off and pick up times. I also avoid MUPs in the evenings and on the weekends when the weather is nice (unless I'm riding with my wife). Other than that, I pretty much...
  12. I haven't decided which is funnier, the joke or...

    I haven't decided which is funnier, the joke or the OP's response to it.

    At any rate, here's my take: The riders had lights. They might not be lights that you approve of, but they are lights--8...
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    That sounds better than having bike lanes--wish...

    That sounds better than having bike lanes--wish more people were like that in my neck of the woods.
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    Hilarious! Thanks for the laugh!

    Hilarious! Thanks for the laugh!
  16. I prefer option four. I tried hanging my bikes...

    I prefer option four. I tried hanging my bikes with the tires on the wall first, but I didn't care for how far they stuck out from the wall.
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    I have a compressor that does what you describe;...

    I have a compressor that does what you describe; you can find it here:

    http://www.sears.com/craftsman-12v-portable-inflator-w-digital-tire-pressure/p-02875114000P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1
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  18. Some folks would definitely like to think so,...

    Some folks would definitely like to think so, that's for sure!
  19. There is not any sense in overgeneralizing.

    There is not any sense in overgeneralizing.
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    Thank you for the suggestions, guys. I ended...

    Thank you for the suggestions, guys.

    I ended up giving it one more shot (while the wife was yelling at me to get in the shower before everyone gets here--woops!). I used the Sheldon Brown method,...
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    Thank you for the suggestion, but as noted in my...

    Thank you for the suggestion, but as noted in my original post this method has not worked. Even using a long 1/2" breaker bar and a pipe as a cheater bar to tighten the nut, the bolt and washers just...
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    I was using the old tool at the bike co-op (I...

    I was using the old tool at the bike co-op (I don't own one and don't want to buy one since I intend on installing a cartridge BB).

    I'll have to give the pipe wrench a try tomorrow (the wife and...
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    Stuck Adjustable Cup

    Hey guys,

    I'm in the process of rebuilding an early 90s mountain bike for use as an around town bike. In stripping the bike down for paint, I have hit a bit of a snag: I can't remove the bottom...
  24. I wear a helmet 98% of the time. That 2% when I...

    I wear a helmet 98% of the time. That 2% when I don't, I'm always trying to look at my helmet-mounted mirror.
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    Sticky: I'm a sucker for that color blue, so I'd keep...

    I'm a sucker for that color blue, so I'd keep what you have (perhaps upgrade it?). That's a beautiful bike!

    For what it's worth I could legally run an amber front wheel reflector with a red rear...
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