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    I have a 300R. Great light. Does anyone know...

    I have a 300R. Great light. Does anyone know where to get a metal seatpost mount -- preferably with -- or without some kind of quick release for the light? I'd be glad to DIY something, if somebody...
  2. Yes, it's a good feature. Hypalon aka CSPE would...

    Yes, it's a good feature. Hypalon aka CSPE would work well, too.
  3. I installed my Dummy Cargo Kit, which is the new...

    I installed my Dummy Cargo Kit, which is the new Surly rails, deck, and Surly Dummy Bags. The quality, design, and finish of everything is great. Surly put some thought into this system and it shows....
  4. xtrajack - I did see that guy's eBay auction...

    xtrajack - I did see that guy's eBay auction about a week or so ago. He wasn't very fond of the Xtracycle X2 bags. To be fair to Xtracycle, I'm sure the bags work well for some folks. Thanks for the...
  5. I'd noticed that video before, but now just...

    I'd noticed that video before, but now just watched it all the way through. Gives a bit of a view.

    Thanks.
  6. Any opinions about the new Xtracycle X2 bags vs. the new Surly Dummy Bags?

    I'm looking for any reviews, opinions, thoughts, or observations about the new Xtracycle X2 bags versus the new Surly Dummy Bags.

    I have a Big Dummy and am looking to upgrade from the original...
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    I want to be sensitive to the health issues of...

    I want to be sensitive to the health issues of folks, and certainly when someone with photosensitive epilepsy is encountering a flashing bike light, but I'm also concerned about my safety and the...
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    Other options for folks who are interested: ...

    Other options for folks who are interested:

    Thorn Accessory Bar T Shaped 105 mm Extension - 0 Deg (for 1 1/8" threadless stems)

    Thorn Accessory Bar T Shaped 55 mm Extension - 0 Deg (for 1 1/8"...
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    2011 videos, photos, and other content. ...

    2011 videos, photos, and other content.

    http://www.parisbrestparis.tv/index.php/en/web-tv
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    Though a non-SSD hard drive would probably be...

    Though a non-SSD hard drive would probably be fine, as many folks have toured with one, I had the same concern. I figured something designed with moving parts would be more likely to fail from the...
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    Yes, I bought an iPad for an upcoming tour...

    Yes, I bought an iPad for an upcoming tour (hasn't arrived yet). Never owned an Apple product, but after researching at http://www.umpcportal.com/, the iPad fulfilled my needs best: 1.6 pounds, 10...
  12. The coupon unfortunately does not apply, but...

    The coupon unfortunately does not apply, but $249.93 -- reduced from $360 -- is not expensive for a tent. I would rather have my bike out of sight and near me, as opposed to locked up with a cable...
  13. I know you don't want to buy a new tent, but this...

    I know you don't want to buy a new tent, but this one seems to be a pretty good design http://www.rei.com/product/802548. I own one but haven't used it yet. Fairly lightweight and it has built-in...
  14. Buy some travel insurance before you leave. One...

    Buy some travel insurance before you leave. One Web site among many to do so is http://www.insuremytrip.com/.

    Read the terms of any policy carefully to make sure it covers medical expenses,...
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    Inviting people to your home via Craigslist is a...

    Inviting people to your home via Craigslist is a risky practice. Sellers (and buyers) beware.

    http://www.king5.com/news/local/Three-arrested-in-Craigslist-ad-murder-92816954.html
  16. Calhoun Cycle...

    Calhoun Cycle is a good resource for mirrors. Many of the mirrors available are Mirrycle Mirrors with different mounting configurations.

    I've found that Mirrycle Mirrors mounted on the bars with a...
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    Good Web site to choose an Internet device for...

    Good Web site to choose an Internet device for touring: http://www.umpcportal.com/products/
  18. Across America on pavement: Schwalbe 26 x 1.6 or 26 x 2?

    Apologies, as I know this is a worn out subject, but for loaded touring across America on a Surly LHT using one of the ACA routes, which tire size would strike the best balance between comfort,...
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    Some great, current Big Dummy prices:...

    Some great, current Big Dummy prices: http://www.ebikestop.com/search.php?pg=1&stext=Surly+Big+Dummy&sprice=&stype=&scat=&sman=

    Complete bike in green or black, $1599.99 (looks like all sizes in...
  20. A combination of Ibex clothing...

    A combination of Ibex clothing: merino wool boxers, merino wool long underwear, and one of their merino wool-lined softshell pants might do it. Excellent temperature regulation and product quality,...
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    What is the light gray colored, presumably...

    What is the light gray colored, presumably aluminum piece/product you're using to mount your R&M mounts to? In other words, what are between your Nitto M12 rack and your R&M mounts?

    Thanks in...
  22. Tour de France chase car roof racks -- what kind/brand?

    Anybody know what kind or brand of roof racks/mounting system the chase cars use in the Tour?

    TIA

    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3295/2667347951_8043311d7e.jpg
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    I commute some days twelve miles round-trip on a...

    I commute some days twelve miles round-trip on a Big Dummy. It's a great commuter -- very practical and fun to ride. I regularly ride in traffic, in a bike lane, on a MUP, and in hilly terrain....
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    I agree with some of the sentiment here --...

    I agree with some of the sentiment here -- Unforgiven was a good but not great film.

    Since we're mentioning favorite Westerns, I'd recommend The Professionals with Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster,...
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    Xtracycle sells that Rocky Mounts long tray for...

    Xtracycle sells that Rocky Mounts long tray for $89. It will fit Thule and Yakima crossbars.

    http://www.xtracycle.com/cargo-utility-bicycles/rockymount-sub-tray.html
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