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    For me, 100 km = about 5 hrs. I don't race and...

    For me, 100 km = about 5 hrs. I don't race and not overly interested in beating any specific time.
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    IMHO - we tried to tour with our first child when...

    IMHO - we tried to tour with our first child when he was around 14 months - if the parents are really objective, they will see this is not really good for child. Constant jiggling of the trailer...
  3. Have various platform style pedals on all of my...

    Have various platform style pedals on all of my bikes. Have tried various clipless types, like the platform.
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    Don't think 23 mm tires are optimal for...

    Don't think 23 mm tires are optimal for commuting. 25 or 28 mm, for a while I rode with 28 in the rear and 25 in front (could not fit 28's in the front). Had the best luck with Conti 4 seasons and...
  5. Cub is LSA

    Cub is LSA
  6. N+1, or a really new Piper Cub.

    N+1,
    or a really new Piper Cub.
  7. In summer, I often ride with a pair of SAS...

    In summer, I often ride with a pair of SAS regular street sandles. I use shimano mx-30 pedals.
  8. My primary road bike is a Gunnar Roadie with...

    My primary road bike is a Gunnar Roadie with custom fit. So a road racing bike with touring geometry, set up like a 1x10 cross bike with some mtn bike components. Mavic kysrium elite wheelset, 25...
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    Now you need to get a corporate jersey and kit ?

    Now you need to get a corporate jersey and kit ?
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    Often have my Friday NWT in the back of my Fiesta...

    Often have my Friday NWT in the back of my Fiesta hatchback - rear car seats folded, bike not folded.
    My usual commuter will also fit in the Fiesta.
  11. IMHO - 10 years, no problem. Potential balance...

    IMHO - 10 years, no problem. Potential balance issue - no problem. Bike not fitting - safely - a concern.
    You need a bike that fits more appropriately. Your "untall" size is only a tiny speed...
  12. Thread: 5 Boro Tour

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    My partner and the guys did the 5 Boro as a...

    My partner and the guys did the 5 Boro as a family ride a few times, one year we made it part of a couples weekend. We talked about going this year, decided it wasn't worth the hassle.
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    IMHO - a few gears are preferred, three speed...

    IMHO - a few gears are preferred, three speed sounds optimal for op ride. Some days, you just need the change of pace or there is a strong head wind, or rider is blown from the flu. The three speed...
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    +1, exactly what worked best for my partner and...

    +1, exactly what worked best for my partner and our sons. They each started when they were about 8, we live and ride on unsaved rural roads. Having child "lead" is a good way to help guide and...
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    Not retired, age similar to your folks. A...

    Not retired, age similar to your folks.
    A trike ? Would be great - perhaps if they were in a nursing home and about 85.
    Don't be a coddling child, let them decide what bikes they want to ride....
  16. My partner and I have been riding "twogether" for...

    My partner and I have been riding "twogether" for thirty years.
    A couple observations,
    help HER choose out her own bike, make sure it is equal or better quality than yours.
    go places she wants,...
  17. Consider "battle ship grey" ?

    Consider "battle ship grey" ?
  18. sidewalk riding is dangerous for cyclist,...

    sidewalk riding is dangerous for cyclist, pedestrian and motorist, kids ride on sidewalks (and shouldn't).
    however, to answer your question, a rigid fork is great for commuting - especially when...
  19. All of my bikes have a name and each comes when I...

    All of my bikes have a name and each comes when I call their name.
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    The great saddle debate - for years (30) thought...

    The great saddle debate - for years (30) thought a B-17 was the best for me and various bikes. Got an Imperial, liked it a lot. Then a champion flyer. The next N+1 came along, was just curious...
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    Well, if you aren't sure - and need to act before...

    Well, if you aren't sure - and need to act before someone else compels you to do so.
    you could send my way a Lezyne CNC travel drive,
    appreciate it,
    thanks.
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    Check out the toe clips made by Bruce Gordon for...

    Check out the toe clips made by Bruce Gordon for the white pedal,
    think there is a size for booted feet.
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    Another vote for the Crosscheck, with one caveat...

    Another vote for the Crosscheck, with one caveat - make sure it fits well.
    for some, they have a slightly long top tube and a short head tube.
    ps, I've commuted and done a couple of light tours...
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    Consider the MKS AR2 pedal, they are a platform...

    Consider the MKS AR2 pedal, they are a platform road pedal, feel good, last well and fairly inexpensive.
    Also go to the MKS website, MKSpedal.com
    lots of good pedal info.
  25. Agree, have a two bike saris bones- hard to fit...

    Agree, have a two bike saris bones- hard to fit two bikes on it. Fine for one bike.
    Wish I'd gotten the three bike model.
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