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    If its a foldable tire, I'd see if you could ride...

    If its a foldable tire, I'd see if you could ride it, if you can, fold it back up and take on rides as a spare. Otherwise, trainer duty.
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    I've tried explaining the greatness of "Ping Pong...

    I've tried explaining the greatness of "Ping Pong Playa" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0991167/ to my friends, but they just don't understand.

    If it's still on Netflix, I know what I'm watching...
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    If I were Mario Cipolini, I'd probably wear bike...

    If I were Mario Cipolini, I'd probably wear bike shorts wherever I went, regardless of my transportation. Alas, I look more like a hairless Ron Jeremy. I bought a pair of liner shorts for the same...
  4. Not to argue, but that's pretty much what happens...

    Not to argue, but that's pretty much what happens at car lots every day. Could actually be easier replacing a car, if you're out in the middle of nowhere.
  5. Interesting replies on the thread. I suppose...

    Interesting replies on the thread. I suppose it's never ok to use common sense while driving. Just yesterday I rearended a car on my bike, after car came to a complete stop at a green light. I was...
  6. I have no idea how it's set up, I don't do alot...

    I have no idea how it's set up, I don't do alot of texting, but our group sends out a text message a day or two before a non-scheduled ride. Seems to work pretty well. I think you ask to be added...
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    I completely understand where you're coming from,...

    I completely understand where you're coming from, not getting her info. I have a hole in my front bumper from a recent accident that I could have gotten money for, but I was in a state of disbelief,...
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    I'm just a big fatty that likes to blow up his...

    I'm just a big fatty that likes to blow up his 700x23's up as hard as possible. Too many pinch flats after giving up on mini-pump when tire was only semi-hard. CO2 cartridges are quite literally...
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    What really bothers me about hit and run cases,...

    What really bothers me about hit and run cases, is the driver basically leaving someone to die. I wonder how many times, someone has died in a hit and run, that could have been saved if the driver...
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    don't know that i'd necessarily hate on the pack...

    don't know that i'd necessarily hate on the pack rat. while my father was alive he ran an informal junkyard at his house (~200 cars). after he died, we got rid of them to a local junkyard. it's...
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    Nothing at all good can come of this incident. ...

    Nothing at all good can come of this incident.

    Absolutely nothing.
  12. ^^^^^ what stephtu said X2. Something like...

    ^^^^^ what stephtu said X2.

    Something like this would be a great starter bike, as long as the fit was good.

    http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bik/4270677910.html

    an old rigid mtb is great for...
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    People do crazy stupid stuff all the time. I...

    People do crazy stupid stuff all the time. I wouldn't be suprised if it wasn't stolen. However, I wouldn't feel great about consummating the deal w/o some serious precautions.
  14. Please start doing some group rides. If for no...

    Please start doing some group rides. If for no other reason than to get comfortable cycling around other people. Also, in my experience, it's really difficult to push yourself hard enough riding...
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    I think you probably need to mix things up a bit....

    I think you probably need to mix things up a bit. Are you just commuting 80 miles per week, or are you putting in more volume? 90% HR seems high, but I wonder if it's more doable if you're just...
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    I have an Adamo Road saddle that I wouldn't trade...

    I have an Adamo Road saddle that I wouldn't trade for anything. Took awhile to get used to, and the price is a little steep. If you can borrow/rent one I'd try it for a couple hundred miles. I was...
  17. Not trying to argue with you at all. A quick...

    Not trying to argue with you at all. A quick left turn ahead of oncoming traffic is dangerous. OTOH, I frequent several intersections where traffic is sparse most hours of the day. It is not...
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    The article states that 94% of fatal accidents...

    The article states that 94% of fatal accidents occur during dry or clear atmospheric conditions. The obvious takeaway is to only cycle during inclement weather.

    Another good one was that most...
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    Really should just give you a verbal warning if...

    Really should just give you a verbal warning if you're nice enough to stop.
  20. I doubt I've done this more than 5 times in my 20...

    I doubt I've done this more than 5 times in my 20 plus year driving career, but there are times when you have one idiot asleep at a lightly trafficked intersection and you pretty much have to jump...
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    I'm a little bit of a wuss too. I don't really...

    I'm a little bit of a wuss too. I don't really care to ride in the 40's, although I will if it is nice, or even raining if I haven't been out in awhile. Luckily, North Carolina doesn't get really...
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    Miles: 10,000 Weight: 225, then reevaluate....

    Miles: 10,000
    Weight: 225, then reevaluate.
    Ride 20 miles in 1 hour solo.

    Currently @ 250, and not sure I can get down to 200 w/o losing alot of muscle. I'm going to have to ride a bunch to...
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    I see two reasons for the question. 1. She...

    I see two reasons for the question.

    1. She figures anyone over the age of 12 knows you're only supposed to ride on the sidewalk, and she's just making sure.

    2. She has a significant other who...
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    +1000

    +1000
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    If you're living way out in the country far away...

    If you're living way out in the country far away from civilization, then you should realize that the ability to drive is very important. Important enough not the jeopardize driving in a manner to...
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