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    Thanks, zacster. Do other brands of hubs follow...

    Thanks, zacster. Do other brands of hubs follow one or the other of these connections, or are they all different in this regard?
  2. Bah. Followed those steps, and... "There was...

    Bah. Followed those steps, and...

    "There was an error communicating with your Garmin device. You should try again after unplugging and plugging back in the device and ensuring that your Garmin...
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    I see...so aside from mechanical things like size...

    I see...so aside from mechanical things like size and width, the differences between the two brands aren't all that huge: the voltages are still the same, the guts are different, but operate on the...
  4. Garmin Edge 500 Issue: Should I reset it to factory defaults?

    Crazy thing happened to me recently: it seems that my new computer won't detect my Garmin 500. I downloaded the Web Updater from the Garmin website, and it won't detect the unit, no matter what USB...
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    Dynohubs: Brand Compatability?

    Help! Dynamo newbie here!

    I know my mechanical stuff, and I know my battery-powered lights, but when it comes to stuff that connects to dyna-hubs and external chargers, I'm at a bit of a loss.
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    Well, did all that, but weird thing...when I...

    Well, did all that, but weird thing...when I popped the cap off the sealed ball bearings, it wasn't bearings on the inside, but something that looked a lot like them. Maybe it was because I couldn't...
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    Yeah, funny thing. Aside from the two allen...

    Yeah, funny thing. Aside from the two allen bolts, there's nowhere to grip.
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    It's grinding a bit, probably needs some grease. ...

    It's grinding a bit, probably needs some grease. While my wheel is similar to the OP, it's hardly high-end.



    I'm going to assume that the set screw is the 2mm Allen bolt. So I take that off,...
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    I hate to necro a thread, but I've got a hub...

    I hate to necro a thread, but I've got a hub similar to the OP, and was wondering the exact same thing.
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    Except when bicycles were used back in the 1800s,...

    Except when bicycles were used back in the 1800s, scaring the crap out of horses when used on the streets and causing harm to pedestrians on the pavement.

    The way I see it, the rules of the road...
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    Have they? I had no idea. What I'm worried...

    Have they? I had no idea. What I'm worried about mostly is just a lot of cable housing flopping around.
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    Bar end shifters on a CX bike: bad idea?

    Long story short, I have a CX bike converted to SS, have been thinking of making it a 1x9 for quite some time now - mostly for bad weather commuting, maybe some racing if the opportunity presents...
  13. Depends on the condition of the set. I did...

    Depends on the condition of the set. I did something similar, upgrading my 9sp Sora to 9sp Dura-Ace/Ultegra, but is there any reason you just can't ride the Trek in question? Too big, too small,...
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    It's a Bianchi, Nick...and I'm going to be...

    It's a Bianchi, Nick...and I'm going to be ordering new wheels for it next week, I think: Boyd's 30mm Rouleurs.
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    I've been looking for a set of bars with a...

    I've been looking for a set of bars with a shallow drop. What kind are those, Nick?
  16. Thread: Shoe/Pedal Combo

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    I'm going to assume that for distances less than...

    I'm going to assume that for distances less than 50 miles or urban routes with constant stops, SPDs are the way to go, but for long distance runs, SPD-SL is preferable?
  17. Thread: Addiction XXIII

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    Speaking of crushes, I found that there was an...

    Speaking of crushes, I found that there was an actual term for it: Limerence. I also discovered that there could be such a thing as two people under the effects of limerence with each other who...
  18. Thread: Addiction XXIII

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    Yes, but I'm 35 and far too old for this crap.

    Yes, but I'm 35 and far too old for this crap.
  19. Thread: Addiction XXIII

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    And I get to take some time out from real life...

    And I get to take some time out from real life crap to drop in and say hello.

    Remember when I said I wasn't prone to crushes? Well, it's finally happened, and there goes my sanity.
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    Thanks for giving me some food for thought. I've...

    Thanks for giving me some food for thought. I've been trying to decide between a 2012 CAAD 10 with Rival and a 2013 Madone 3.1 with 105 for awhile now, and the arguments for Alu and CF have given me...
  21. Thread: Addiction XXI

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    Probably, yeah. Ever since I got promoted from...

    Probably, yeah. Ever since I got promoted from the dock to the desk, the callouses on my hands have pretty much disappeared, which isn't a good thing when you're used to doing things like working on...
  22. Thread: Addiction XXI

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    When it comes to cycling, only one thing about...

    When it comes to cycling, only one thing about the bike really, really pisses me off: taking off Gatorskins and putting them back on again. Any other tire, I can get on and off in no time flat, but...
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    Pair of Continental Gatorskins. Yeah, yeah, not...

    Pair of Continental Gatorskins. Yeah, yeah, not impressive, but decided to go for a 25/23 combination this time, rather than a pair of 25s.
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    After Oracle's recent security SNAFUs, I'm...

    After Oracle's recent security SNAFUs, I'm surprised you still have it on your computer.
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    Finally hit 40 degrees in Michigan. Lots of...

    Finally hit 40 degrees in Michigan. Lots of riding to catch up on!
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