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    I guess if you ride like that, squeezing between...

    I guess if you ride like that, squeezing between cars, and hugging the curb to snake around them, then yes, you need a loud horn.
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    I've been extremely happy with my Vittoria...

    I've been extremely happy with my Vittoria Randonneur Pro RFX tires in 100x35c
    Nashbar - City Bike Tires
    I've ridden on all sorts of surfaces including muddy levee roads, gravel grinders, and city...
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    There used to be a Performance Bike off Central...

    There used to be a Performance Bike off Central Expressway @ Walnut Hill, just north of the Mall, but they closed a year or so ago. Their customer service turned horrible, and they were shut down....
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    https://www.facebook.com/DallasBikeWorks Check...

    https://www.facebook.com/DallasBikeWorks

    Check out Dallas Bike Works. They know of a lot of local rides.

    If you are willing to travel, Ft. Worth's MBBC has several weekday rides. They are a...
  5. Anything is possible. I live in Euless and bike...

    Anything is possible. I live in Euless and bike commute to downtown Dallas every day.
    North Irving is nice.
    Anything around White Rock Lake.
    Oak Cliff is up and coming. They are growing a pretty...
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    I work security for a big building in Dallas....

    I work security for a big building in Dallas. Education is a BA in Criminal Justice.
    We park our bikes in a very secure underground garage that is teeming with cameras, but we all still lock our...
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    I can't wait for this year's ride. Its a great...

    I can't wait for this year's ride. Its a great weekend excursion.
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    Those look nice, and a good price. I made all...

    Those look nice, and a good price.
    I made all of my wool knickers from Thrift Store dress slacks.
  9. Very good stuff. Thanks for sharing.

    Very good stuff.
    Thanks for sharing.
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    Yep. You're right. That's why its now sitting...

    Yep. You're right.

    That's why its now sitting in my parts bin.

    The OP wanted a big light. This is one.
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    I bought this one from Home Depot. ...

    I bought this one from Home Depot.


    http://s56.photobucket.com/user/stdlrf11/media/BikeLights.mp4.html

    354572

    354573

    Its big, runs of 4xAA, runtimes last about a week before getting...
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    I bought this one at my LBS. It was okay for what...

    I bought this one at my LBS. It was okay for what it was. It doesn't get used much anymore. I must say, though, I was impressed with the output and runtimes from 2xAA.
    ...
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    354167 This was my attempt at a holster for my...

    354167

    This was my attempt at a holster for my P-01. I still have it somewhere.
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    I gotta say, nice work. I don't know anything...

    I gotta say, nice work.

    I don't know anything about leatherwork, other than my failed attempts at gun holsters.

    Good luck finding the right leather. I'd love to see the finished product.
  15. I decided that one steady, one flashing, does...

    I decided that one steady, one flashing, does nothing to increase my visibility. I keep both on steady so I can see better.
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    21 miles one way I take the commuter train home,...

    21 miles one way
    I take the commuter train home, so I get 10-15 miles in the afternoon.
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    That is what the ratchet mechanism does. It...

    That is what the ratchet mechanism does. It tightens the helmet to your head.

    There will always be space between your head and the helmet.

    Go to a store and try some on. Play with the...
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    Have you tried any of them on? I always buy...

    Have you tried any of them on?

    I always buy the universal fit helmets and just adjust the ratcheting mechanism.
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    To each their own, but with my experience, when...

    To each their own, but with my experience, when my chain started complaining, the damage was already done. Rust and internal wear had already taken place. The chain never lasted another 1k miles...
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    I usually get ~3500 miles (5600km) from my 8sp...

    I usually get ~3500 miles (5600km) from my 8sp chain (KMC brand)
    I usually don't see mud or sand, but it gets rained on and picks up lots of road grime.
    I wipe down and lube, no washing or...
  21. What is so dangerous and stupid about them?

    What is so dangerous and stupid about them?
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    I tried several different styles of cleats/pedals...

    I tried several different styles of cleats/pedals before picking one. I found that I could buy a set of used pedals and cleats for about $20. If I didn't like them, I could sell them for $20 and buy...
  23. There is also River Legacy in Arlington. Its 7...

    There is also River Legacy in Arlington. Its 7 miles of concrete trails, plus some that go out of the park. Lots of roadies use the East end for training. You can get some great speed with minimal...
  24. Think twice about keeping a 16+ mph average on...

    Think twice about keeping a 16+ mph average on the trails you mentioned. There are usually too many other trail users to safely and politely keep that speed up. The Katy and WRL trails are packed...
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    Here is a ride on the Champion Trail this...

    Here is a ride on the Champion Trail this weekend.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1376196202616795/
    No rider left behind.
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