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  1. I keep my ski patroller's pack in the car. It...

    I keep my ski patroller's pack in the car. It rides with me only when I have a premonition.
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    Poll: Leave the Trek in Italy. But with a smaller...

    Leave the Trek in Italy. But with a smaller saddle bag.
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    I was told it's a better placement, esp for us...

    I was told it's a better placement, esp for us who respect saddle time as much as 'revolutions spun'.
    The fast twitch, sprinter & crit boys, and even tri guys might not prefer such a rearward...
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    At 83 and 93, you'll be glad you were a better...

    At 83 and 93, you'll be glad you were a better cyclist than golfer. My motto is 'focus on what's important'.

    I rode a century at 60, but doubt I'll match your 73@73. Congrats.
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    Ride on. Chillin in Miami..... : Chillin in...

    Ride on.

    Chillin in Miami..... : Chillin in Seattle......
    Mentality............. : Physicality......
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    I moved all my cleats back - and became more...

    I moved all my cleats back - and became more cautious about tire overlap.
  7. Thread: 42i

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    Not sure of any of the points on this thread. ...

    Not sure of any of the points on this thread.

    But good luck on the ride finishing.
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    You professional parts guys just kill...

    You professional parts guys just kill me.:roflmao2:
    Nobody called out that special chaining cover, or that restorable classic saddle.
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    I think in the non-contact activities (like...

    I think in the non-contact activities (like cycling, x-country skiing, swimming) there is a component of endurance that is not limited so much by gravity as other activities (like hiking, running,...
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    Many answers to your questions. What is your...

    Many answers to your questions.
    What is your terrain? What are your goals for a ride? How much fitness are you willing to go for?

    Oft quoted = 'it never gets easier, you just go faster'
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    I think there are a lot of very excellent custom...

    I think there are a lot of very excellent custom frames built by Goodrich that do not bear his name.
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    I worked for a year in Portland OR and felt the...

    I worked for a year in Portland OR and felt the same way.

    Calfee was in Santa Cruz, CA only a few miles away from my home at that time. Jon Tallerico was in Palo Alto, CA.

    Edit: I'm a fan of...
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    Second the comments on the beauty of seat...

    Second the comments on the beauty of seat cluster. What a lovely ride.

    All good reasons (in above quotes) to find a quality local builder. I bought 2 customs from local builders and 1 via long...
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    ......because it's never 'just the fork' - unless...

    ......because it's never 'just the fork' - unless the bend is neglible and never creased in any direction.
    As a general rule, inspect gently for any 'minor' ripple(s) on the underside of the TT/DT...
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    I'd pass.

    I'd pass.
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    There are a few bikes recognized as "grail" by...

    There are a few bikes recognized as "grail" by the collector community that should probably be kept original (down to some level of deterioration). Everything else should be open to the owner's...
  17. I put 100 miles on mine in 3 rides last week. It...

    I put 100 miles on mine in 3 rides last week. It WAS awesome, again.
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    +1 - Not to steal this thread - but I visited...

    +1 - Not to steal this thread - but I visited the Riv website the other day........
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    My best mate from USA is down(under) there. ...

    My best mate from USA is down(under) there. Helping build LNG plant for Exxon north up the coast.
    You guys have been the center of world activity lately. Seen any good spy planes, or a few more...
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    You can leave your hat on...

    You can leave your hat on
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXLYFQef7O8

    Randy Newman
  21. Spudly - the fork is Forte Axis Pro sold by...

    Spudly - the fork is Forte Axis Pro sold by Performance from about 2004. As best I can learn from searching, it was most likely produced by Kinesis and was their Saber model. Blades are aero...
  22. Spudly - If this question is directed at me, then...

    Spudly - If this question is directed at me, then YES, I may have something for you. I have envisioned converting the Calfee (yellow bike in above thumbnail) from threaded to threadless - all 1" of...
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    In my best Roseanna Roseanadana voice. Ohhh...

    In my best Roseanna Roseanadana voice.

    Ohhh well..... Nevermind!
  24. The fork is Real Design and was original to the...

    The fork is Real Design and was original to the frame. Real Design was a brand made by (or produced for) Litespeed.

    Here's what I know about the frame (which I have owned for 6 years). Excel...
  25. 372278 Mine is made by Merlin for Excel Sports...

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    Mine is made by Merlin for Excel Sports in Boulder.
    Macalu Cirrus.

    372277.
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