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  1. Rear wheel clicks, but only when I pedal...

    I have a problem with my rear wheel. It's a 5 year old Mavic Ksyrium Equipe and it clicks softly, but only when I pedal. The clicking is regular and varies in volume, but is always present (when I...
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    Rides around Boston/Waltham?

    I'm going to be in Boston next week (June 19-23) doing some work and plan to take my bike with me to unwind in the evening. Can anyone suggest: rides around or near Waltham? bike maps? groups that...
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    Sticky: Thanks, I think so. I'm especially partial to the...

    Thanks, I think so. I'm especially partial to the white handlebar tape.
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    Sticky: This is my new bike, a Gios A-90 equipped with...

    This is my new bike, a Gios A-90 equipped with Campy Veloce. It's certainly a different and faster ride than my steel touring/commuting bike and the blue is so nice!
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    Oh my, all I did was ask a question about racks...

    Oh my, all I did was ask a question about racks and look what has happened!

    Anyway, getting back to racks, thanks to all for the suggestions. It seems that Jandd is the favourite. I have also read...
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    They are square, Arkel GT-54s. I have a smaller...

    They are square, Arkel GT-54s. I have a smaller pair of bags that are cut away at the front that I use for commuting and they don't cause any problems. I also like to tour with a two-man tent which...
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    Long platform rear racks?

    I have a problem with heel strike with my touring panniers and I was wondering if anyone could suggest some rear racks that have a longer than average platform on the back so I can move my panniers...
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    Looks like I will have to start educating my...

    Looks like I will have to start educating my local shop that touring doesn't mean treads and that slicks can be wider than 23s!

    -BB.
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    So, if treads aren't really necessary, a...

    So, if treads aren't really necessary, a conclusion I have come to as well, does anyone make a nice fat slick tire? I've eyed the Top Touring tires at my local shop and they are certainly not...
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    Tires: wide/narrow slick/tread?

    Hi,

    My Fuji Touring came with 700x30 slicks and I have done a couple of trips with them and think they are fantastic for touring, yes, even on dirt roads. Lately I have been commuting on 700x28...
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    I've been riding a Fuji Touring for a year (2003...

    I've been riding a Fuji Touring for a year (2003 model) and am very happy with it (pic here). Most of my miles have been loaded commuting so far, but I've done a bit of touring on some very punishing...
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    Sticky: Here's my Fuji Touring on its first real test....

    Here's my Fuji Touring on its first real test. Shortly after I snapped this pic, I hit 14 km of sandy dirt road. Both the bike and I survived! I have just replaced the Serratus panniers with a nice...
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    Test photo

    Test photo
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    Yes, good advice, I already carry two locks. It's...

    Yes, good advice, I already carry two locks. It's funny that the more expensive and lighter my bikes get, the heavier the load of locks I feel compelled to carry. I realize that ultimately the trick...
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    U-Locks and Cylindrical Key Systems

    Hello All,

    I have searched through as many threads as is humanly possible looking for an answer to my question, so please forgive me if this was answered in the discussion of the Kryptonite...
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