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  1. Ok ya caught me lyin' thru my teeth. I'm busted....

    Ok ya caught me lyin' thru my teeth. I'm busted. Arrgghh. You're tough to deal with.
  2. Merriam-Webster online dictionary definition -...

    Merriam-Webster online dictionary definition - Never: not ever: at no time.

    Personal finding - I ain't never broke no alum nipple in lotsa use. A break didn't happen. Lemme think how else I can...
  3. That's weird. What am I doing wrong? I've used...

    That's weird. What am I doing wrong? I've used nothing but aluminum nipples, for the past 15 years, on all my bikes - mountain, road, dirt road and track. Never a failure, never a race. That's...
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    A better point of reference - the best...

    A better point of reference - the best timetrialist in the UK - Michael Hutchinson, June 11th, - 100 miles, 3hours 23min 04sec. Best woman - Julia Shaw 3hr 45min 22sec (competition record).
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    Good grief OP. Pedal faster. My top gear is...

    Good grief OP. Pedal faster. My top gear is 50/14 and I top out at about 32mph (downhill) and I'm 62 years old. What's your excuse?
    If you could average 30mph on the flat you'd be in this year's...
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    I'll stick with my 48 years of 100% wheelbuilding...

    I'll stick with my 48 years of 100% wheelbuilding success rate with doing what I do thank ya very much. But as you're the argumentative type for the sake of arguing, my findings won't be good enough...
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    Check my site for Newb wheelbuilding tips...

    Check my site for Newb wheelbuilding tips . There's a link at the end for musical pitch and tension.
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    I use every method that I've ever read about -...

    I use every method that I've ever read about - they're all on my wheelbuilding site - here.
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    Re-building a wheel is covered in my wheel info...

    Re-building a wheel is covered in my wheel info and its links at the end -

    http://miketechinfo.com/new-tech-wheels-tires.htm

    All you need is a spoke wrench and some lube.
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    Under 1500 grams (a true "under" not some...

    Under 1500 grams (a true "under" not some advertising lie) is the Bicycle Wheel Warehouse Blackset Race at 1451g and $350. That's really tough to beat but they don't spend a king's ransom on...
  11. I upgraded my early '90s Masi with no problems at...

    I upgraded my early '90s Masi with no problems at all - and using a 130mm cassette hub. I manually attempted to spread the rear dropouts from the 126mm width and the effect was very acceptable even...
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    Roger Musson's fine wheelbuilding e-book...

    Roger Musson's fine wheelbuilding e-book shows his design for a wooden wheel stand and lowdown on my wheelbuilding page you can see pics of the stand he sent me. His e-book shows how to make a...
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    Use a file! Doesn't everyone have a file? :eek:

    Use a file! Doesn't everyone have a file? :eek:
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    Google Mark Bowthorpe. No-one has more miles on...

    Google Mark Bowthorpe. No-one has more miles on a belt drive than he does. He just set the round-the-world record on a Rohlof hub belt driven.
  15. Thread: Best lube

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    Really? Well I'll beef hooked. And here's me...

    Really? Well I'll beef hooked. And here's me thinking grease was a lube.
  16. Thread: chain lube

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    I've been using Homebrew for, hmmm, maybe 15-20...

    I've been using Homebrew for, hmmm, maybe 15-20 years, never used a "rust inhibitor" and never had a rusty chain. And yeah they get wet. I always thought oil was a rust inhibitor :eek:
  17. Thread: Best lube

    by Mike T.
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    Oh **** I forgot what site I was on! Ok I'll...

    Oh **** I forgot what site I was on!


    Ok I'll use it in my bottom bracket and hub bearings then. :rolleyes:
  18. Thread: Best lube

    by Mike T.
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    Lube for what?

    Lube for what?
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    I just got another Chain Reaction order a few...

    I just got another Chain Reaction order a few minutes ago - 9 days from when I ordered. Ireland to Canada. Handlebar, cassette, Ritchey Torque key - $160 canadian. The PO person didn't ask for...
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    I've dealt with them lots over the past 2 years...

    I've dealt with them lots over the past 2 years or so and they're great. On much of their stuff I can't find better prices anywhere. For me, everything that their site says is in stock has been in...
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    Of course you can do that. Put 10 in if you like.

    Of course you can do that. Put 10 in if you like.
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    Use my "Jiggle Valve" - get an old spoke and...

    Use my "Jiggle Valve" - get an old spoke and straighten the j-bend the best you can. Chop 1/2" off the head end. Get a drillbit that's slightly smaller than the head. Drill the hole in the lowest...
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    If you don't know the answer to this question...

    If you don't know the answer to this question then you are truly in over your head and should read up on wheelbuilding. Start with my wheelbuilding tips and make sure you check the resources at the...
  24. As the owner of all wheelbuilding books, let me...

    As the owner of all wheelbuilding books, let me do you a favor - buy Roger Musson's wheelbuilding e-book.
  25. Yeah just saw some guys with geetars!

    Yeah just saw some guys with geetars!
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