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  1. Print fullsize to PDF, then take it to a...

    Print fullsize to PDF, then take it to a professional printer. It's rather unlikely that you can still have a real "blueprint" (white lines on a blue background) made, only slightly more likely that...
  2. Just toss it in your dishwasher.

    Just toss it in your dishwasher.
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    I've been running my Shimano 3n71 for 6 years...

    I've been running my Shimano 3n71 for 6 years now, about 6500 miles or so. I haven't even had it overhauled. Maybe I'll have that done over the holidays. I would recommend replacing the tail...
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    You might want to try 3/0 or 4/0 steel wool and a...

    You might want to try 3/0 or 4/0 steel wool and a few drops of oil before you start scratching up the finish with a green scouring pad.
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    JonnyHK, I think what you are suggesting is...

    JonnyHK, I think what you are suggesting is pretty reasonable, but if there were a way to do it without the close passing officer losing face, then that might be even better. I'm not sure how you...
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    Nice brazing job with the fastback seatstays!

    Nice brazing job with the fastback seatstays!
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    DD, Congrats and keep up the hard work! .

    DD, Congrats and keep up the hard work!
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  8. Thread: Cube Town?

    by randomgear
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    You may want to take a look at Breezer bikes - ...

    You may want to take a look at Breezer bikes -
    http://www.breezerbikes.com/bikes/details/greenway-elite
    http://www.breezerbikes.com/bikes/details/beltway-8-us

    No front suspension in their...
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    Also, if you are running very flat resistant...

    Also, if you are running very flat resistant tires (Schwalbe Marathon Plus or similar type tire) you may find that you can forgo carrying a pump and patch kit most of the time especially if you have...
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    Be aware that the smaller the mini-pump, the more...

    Be aware that the smaller the mini-pump, the more work it will be to use it. As far as your floor pump goes, you should have one to replace the air that your tires will lose over time, they tend to...
  11. Thread: Mudflaps

    by randomgear
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    A rear rack doesn't do nearly as much as even a...

    A rear rack doesn't do nearly as much as even a clip-on rear fender. Full fenders, front and back, with mudflaps as needed to extend them a bit lower are what you really need to help keep both you...
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    For the exterior of the bike frame, wash with...

    For the exterior of the bike frame, wash with fresh water then apply an automotive wax.
  13. I think that some infra was installed in...

    I think that some infra was installed in California in the early 1970's; about the same time John Forester began promoting Vehicular Cycling - if you research that you should find out quite a bit...
  14. I think that it's a law that is unlikely to be...

    I think that it's a law that is unlikely to be enforced by police. However, if you are involved in a collision and are injured, and sue, the other party could claim you were operating illegally and...
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    Two triple A batteries according to the...

    Two triple A batteries according to the installation diagram and video: http://www.bikebrightz.com/install.html

    And from their home page: Be seen!
    Fits on any bike - Kids or adults
    LED...
  16. For the crank remover, it helps to screw the...

    For the crank remover, it helps to screw the remover into the crank arm as far as it will go, using a wrench will help. I once had a similar problem from not screwing it on far enough.
    But, like...
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    Peter White Cycles offers quite a variety of high...

    Peter White Cycles offers quite a variety of high end chainrings.
    http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/
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    I've been doing an anti-smidsy maneuver to help...

    I've been doing an anti-smidsy maneuver to help me avoid this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqQBubilSXU

    The vid was made for motorcyclists, but translates well to cycling.
  19. You just have to love that it comes in "Ghost...

    You just have to love that it comes in "Ghost bike White"! How much more to get the cranks and stem in white?
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    You can attach the Arkel cam -lock to your...

    You can attach the Arkel cam -lock to your existing bags, they work quite well: http://www.arkel-od.com/us/all-categories/bicycle-accessories/cam-lock-hook-kit-1.html
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    The Arkel camlock ships from this side of the...

    The Arkel camlock ships from this side of the border, pretty quick if i remember correctly. Works very well, but might be bit pricey for you. As long as you don't have a heel strike issue they...
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    Hmmm, doesn't the Copenhagen Wheel use...

    Hmmm, doesn't the Copenhagen Wheel use regenerative braking?
  23. I did the curbcut ramp jump thing on a Ross...

    I did the curbcut ramp jump thing on a Ross Apollo, the pedal came off and I ended up with several stitches in the forehead. My mom through the Apollo away. I can't recall much about the...
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    One thing I should add to mine is a small bottle...

    One thing I should add to mine is a small bottle of alcohol gel hand sanitizer, such as purell. It does a good job of removing grease from your hands after messing with a chain if you don't use thin...
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    You do a better job than I do. Are instances of...

    You do a better job than I do. Are instances of bike and bike part theft high in your area?

    Better to ask Hal: http://www.streetfilms.org/hal-and-kerri-grade-your-bike-locking/
    I think he'd...
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