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    My crank lengths vary from 167.5 on the fixed...

    My crank lengths vary from 167.5 on the fixed gear to 180 on the bmx race bikes, with in-between lengths on road and mountain bikes. Personally, I can feel the difference, but after a few cranks, my...
  2. Advice from the 80s. ...

    Advice from the 80s.

    http://www.examiner.com/images/blog/EXID17104/images/pegleg_picnic.jpg
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    Any mtb bike pedal will do. They all use a 2-bolt...

    Any mtb bike pedal will do. They all use a 2-bolt cleat that will fit that shoe.
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    That explains why my long haul trucker is steel...

    That explains why my long haul trucker is steel and not carbon fiber.
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    Orlly? Is this still 2009?

    Orlly? Is this still 2009?
  6. Don't take you chain on and off repeatedly with a...

    Don't take you chain on and off repeatedly with a chain tool....a master link is much safer and more reliable for that.
  7. Rebuild you present wheel with new spokes and...

    Rebuild you present wheel with new spokes and nipples.
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    I use them on my bmx race bike, otherwise it's...

    I use them on my bmx race bike, otherwise it's not worth it.
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    The thing about custom wheels is you don't have...

    The thing about custom wheels is you don't have to overbuild them, you don't have to under build them. If you know what your doing, you can build them to be exactly right for you and what you are...
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    I'm 200 pounds and ride wheelsets with 24 front,...

    I'm 200 pounds and ride wheelsets with 24 front, 28 rear using rims that are a lot flimsier than deep Vs. Deep vs are stiff. A few less spokes will make them slightly less dead feeling. The main...
  11. The suggestion of a a kilo TT, which really...

    The suggestion of a a kilo TT, which really means, "get an online bike for ~$300", really is the better option in this scenario. The whole conversion approach sounds good, but unless you just happen...
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    They have a slightly different pin arrangement,...

    They have a slightly different pin arrangement, otherwise I don't see a big difference.
  13. Kilo TT

    Kilo TT
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    Yes...I've crossed it many times by bike.

    Yes...I've crossed it many times by bike.
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    Its safe to thread a fixed cog on that many...

    Its safe to thread a fixed cog on that many threads. Why wouldn't it be just as safe, if not more, to thread on a freewheel?
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    Some bmx hubs have oversize axles and use 9t...

    Some bmx hubs have oversize axles and use 9t drivers. However bmx racing hubs have normal axles and take regular shimano type SS cogs. The OLD is 110, so respacing is necessary. I use a bmx hub on my...
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    In principle you could gear your bike low enough...

    In principle you could gear your bike low enough to tow it. However you can't change the amount of work required. Pulling a car 12 miles will require far more calories than you could possibly burn in...
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    You don't need the red loctite. Just rotafix it....

    You don't need the red loctite. Just rotafix it. Really twist it on firmly. You'll be fine.
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    I'd rather us these when riding at night....

    I'd rather us these when riding at night.
    http://allseasonscyclist.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/pearl-izumi-thermal-glove.jpg
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    If you are just riding on flats, then any bmx...

    If you are just riding on flats, then any bmx pedal will do. It's worth getting sealed bearings if you ride lots...they last much longer.

    www.danscomp.com
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    I have a monocog set up as a fixed gear. It's...

    I have a monocog set up as a fixed gear. It's geared low with flat pedals and big fat SB8 tires. I use it to terrorize the neighborhood. I wouldn't want to commute on it, except maybe in extreme...
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    :thumb:I have used beer cans on numerous...

    :thumb:I have used beer cans on numerous occasions for slight mismatches....seems to have always worked to me:thumb:
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    Kilo tt

    Kilo tt
  24. I hate to point out the obvious, but you just...

    I hate to point out the obvious, but you just disqualified yourself.
    Also whats up with the foot fetish?
  25. Above post is incoherent.

    Above post is incoherent.
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