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    Marine Bearing Grease is the standard reply, its...

    Marine Bearing Grease is the standard reply, its the cheapest and comes in many sizes
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    It is a very very steep road, I'm not sure about...

    It is a very very steep road, I'm not sure about road condition, but it should be at least rideable
  3. Once, I was siting in the back of a minivan when...

    Once, I was siting in the back of a minivan when the driver made a right turn in front of a cyclist. This was way before I owned any sort of bike, so I just thought of it like a random accident. The...
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    Yeah, all the pros use the puke threshold

    Yeah, all the pros use the puke threshold
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    IMO, drilling new holes is a very very bad idea....

    IMO, drilling new holes is a very very bad idea.

    I'd make up an adapter plate to relocate the holes.
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    Did he purposefully mispronounce almost...

    Did he purposefully mispronounce almost everything?
  7. I got a 1lb tub of Park Bearing grease for $14 at...

    I got a 1lb tub of Park Bearing grease for $14 at my LBS. Which isn't super bad markup, but I'll be buying marine grease next time
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    I'm going to be straight up honest here. My story...

    I'm going to be straight up honest here. My story is like yours, I got a road bike and loved it and about a year later I got a mountain bike. As it turns out, mountain biking is the greatest thing...
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    Its always fun when stuff like that happens, i've...

    Its always fun when stuff like that happens, i've taken a blackberry vine across the mouth before, it was the only one hanging across the path and I didn't see it.
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    So if you add 50 lbs to a bike, its not as...

    So if you add 50 lbs to a bike, its not as important as adding 1 lb of drag force?
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    Ok, "not caring about it" was bad word choice on...

    Ok, "not caring about it" was bad word choice on my part. I mean that the aero part is way less significant than the weight part. The aero disadvantages are so small that it doesnt matter. The weight...
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    Dude, calm down. I'm saying that there are no...

    Dude, calm down.

    I'm saying that there are no aero effects. There's no point in talking about it because nobody cares about it.

    Here's the reply you were looking for:

    "an overwhelming...
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    Aero has little to do with it. With disc...

    Aero has little to do with it.

    With disc brakes, forks need to be stronger, frames need to be stronger, wheels need to be stronger and have higher spoke counts and can't be radially laced, and...
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    Trek doesn't have any online dealers, anywhere. ...

    Trek doesn't have any online dealers, anywhere.

    If they say they sell Trek's online, its completely fake
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    no one?
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    I have got to move to one of these places, here...

    I have got to move to one of these places, here its rain rain rain
  17. So I have a dumb question about new mtb shoes

    I bought some Mavic shoes off Chainlove and I was really excited about them. Well when they came, one shoe had the 2-hole metal insert to mount cleats and one of them didn't. The box didn't have any...
  18. I've put countless hours of research into this,...

    I've put countless hours of research into this, and by my estimation, it will take $5.835 Billion in research and development of new shape shifting materials, nano-motors, and battery packs. I...
  19. Thread: My +1!

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    Dang, 2600 miles in the first 5 months of biking?...

    Dang, 2600 miles in the first 5 months of biking? That's really good. I started off as a roadie too and am just now getting into MTBing, its hecka fun.
  20. I've seen a ladder made of 1/2in rebar that was...

    I've seen a ladder made of 1/2in rebar that was bent into a [ shape. It was hard to tell, but it looked like it was made by drilling a hole in the rock a tiny bit smaller than the rebar then just...
  21. 2005 Kona Stinky, great deal or too good to be true?

    This is all the info the seller gives:

    "2005 kona stinky delux medium frame. New kenda excavator tires. New brake pads to. Very solid bike and very fun to ride will handle anything you put infront...
  22. MSRP $2200 For a 1 year old bike its a pretty...

    MSRP $2200

    For a 1 year old bike its a pretty good deal, I would say its worth it
  23. What do you Northwest coasters do all winter?

    I'm near Portland and I just got a mountain bike this summer. If you know anything about the west coast, you know it rains here pretty much 24/7 all winter. For those in the area, what do you ride...
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    I already bought it, and it fits fine. I may buy...

    I already bought it, and it fits fine. I may buy a longer stem though
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    18" Trek for a 6ft guy?

    I'm shopping for bikes for XC/singletrack/fire roads/that sort of stuff. There's a sweet deal for a 2005 Trek 4500 for $220.

    But its only 18in and I'm 6ft. Should it fit as is? Or would I have to...
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