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    Just wanted to say thanks for all the advice...

    Just wanted to say thanks for all the advice here... I really appreciate it!
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    Safe to lock my bike up at college?

    Hey, I have a new trek 4300. Not the priciest or fanciest bike, but it was expensive for my budget. Normally I just ride on dedicated bike trails and keep it in my apartment.

    This coming...
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    Chest Pack while Biking?

    Anyone use something like this while biking?
    http://www.clikelite.co.za/product_detail.asp?ID=3

    How comfortable are they? Better than a backpack?


    I'm still trying to find a way to carry my...
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    Wires rubbing on rear disc?

    I'm incredibly stupid when it comes to bike mechanics. I've tried spending time to learn, but in general I seem to get overwhelmed.

    Anyway, yesterday about half-way through my ride I noticed a...
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    Sticky: I've only been riding for about a month. I've...

    I've only been riding for about a month. I've certainly improved a lot in that time, but my last ride I was actually getting frustrated a few times because I knew I wasn't doing something right but...
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    No balcony, just a small studio apartment. I...

    No balcony, just a small studio apartment. I could always take it outside if cleaning it would make a mess, but I do have hardwood floors so I don't have to worry about stained carpets.

    Would I...
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    doh! Why did I think of this? So now, another...

    doh! Why did I think of this?

    So now, another question... how often should I be cleaning the chain? (I'm new to biking.) The guy at the shop said that's the main thing I should worry about...
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    Best way to store/clean a mtb in an apt?

    Hey, I want to find a way to mount my bike in my apartment that will allow me to clean the chain. Right now I just have it leaning against a wall on a mat.

    I'd prefer a free-standing mount. My...
  9. Thread: Bike + Camera

    by spohn
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    What about a rear-mounted rack? I don't seem to...

    What about a rear-mounted rack? I don't seem to see to many of them on mountain bikes... is there a reason for this?
  10. Thread: Bike + Camera

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    Can't find my actual bag online, but this is...

    Can't find my actual bag online, but this is pretty close. Mine's maybe a little bit smaller.
    http://www.jbhifi.com.au/images/lowepro-dslr-shoulder-bag-sku-29295-large.gif

    Maybe I could replace...
  11. Thread: Bike + Camera

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    Bike + Camera

    Sorry if this thread may be redundant--I did search for similar topics and found a few, but none seemed to be what I was looking for.

    Basically, I want to carry my camera with my during my bike...
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    Cleaning up a trail?

    So, I found a cool trail that runs alongside a paved path I'd ridden for a while. I rode a short stretch before, but decided to tackled the full trail this morning. Parts of it are quite nice (see...
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    Generally speaking, it's better to help out your...

    Generally speaking, it's better to help out your local shop (and I don't just mean bike stores) than save a couple dollars and place the order online. If everyone bought stuff online, you wouldn't be...
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    Thanks! I like those.

    Thanks! I like those.
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    Hmm, I need practice. Glad to say I don't...

    Hmm, I need practice.

    Glad to say I don't think I was too much of a jackass (by your terms) as a first-time bike buyer. :) I did ask a ton of questions, but walked out with a bike. And I did come...
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    Good Videos to Help a Beginner?

    Hey, I just got a mountain bike a few weeks ago and have been riding every change I get. Love it! :) I've been sticking to basic "bike paths" so far to get the hang of riding. I'd like to start...
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