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    I Forgot where you are AQ . . . Where you are...

    I Forgot where you are AQ . . .
    Where you are post the CL ads from. I think, Indiana?
    If your part of IN is close to Louisville, we a have a few fabulous used bike shops that would take great care...
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    I use a backpack. First, I wet a white shirt and...

    I use a backpack.
    First, I wet a white shirt and put it in the freezer for about 20 mins before I leave, then put it on.
    Then, in the backpack, put a frozen bag of peas up against my back....
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    SC is very hostile to bikes. This article --Which...

    SC is very hostile to bikes. This article --Which wont load on my Mac -- is pretty much applicable to that whole area.
    Deadly Charleston intersection encourages risk-taking – The Post and...
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    All bikes have a certain amount of adjustability....

    All bikes have a certain amount of adjustability. With that frame size, I would check if the seat can go high enough to give you proper leg extension.
    On the downstroke, your new knees should be...
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    Ha ha . . . The first time Ive ever been accused...

    Ha ha . . . The first time Ive ever been accused of that! :lol:


    +1
    I agree with Isaiahc. Giant make quality stuff and that particular bike even looks like the tires don't have any wear on...
  6. The only issue with Peugeots s that if the...

    The only issue with Peugeots s that if the require any parts, it can be a little frustrating matching them up due to the odd french sizings and threads, etc.
    I would not let that stop me from buying...
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    Yeah, in all of my gushing over the Schwinn, I...

    Yeah, in all of my gushing over the Schwinn, I forgot they are a little weighty. But seriously, when the you accumulate some mileage, weight won't bother you.
    I'm feel safe in saying a lot of people...
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    I have a brand new old-stock womens AMF in my...

    I have a brand new old-stock womens AMF in my basement. To say it is heavy is a generous understatement. That one, at 100.00 is waaaaaay overpriced. You can get much more bike elsewhere.
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    Those Schwinns are great bikes!!! A fabulous...

    Those Schwinns are great bikes!!! A fabulous platform for a commuter! If the shifters work, you cant really go wrong.
    That is a good price for it, if everything works, as in; only needs minor...
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    Other posters brought up good points I missed. I...

    Other posters brought up good points I missed. I have always found great deals on Craigslist for working, usable stuff, but it does take a little patience to weed through the junk. Garage sales are...
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    That is a nice bike. It is the start of a good...

    That is a nice bike. It is the start of a good commuter. Nishiki is/was a reputable company. For that price -----> :thumb:
    Something new commuters need to know: when you come to a forum, it is a...
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    Unless it's a Giant, there is a huge possibility...

    Unless it's a Giant, there is a huge possibility the frames are made in the same factory as 10 other companies.
    A lot of BD bikes are Fuji's and KHS, They are established companies. BD usually has...
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    I mean, that most Bianchis are as italian as BD...

    I mean, that most Bianchis are as italian as BD bikes are French. There is nothing italian about them, yet no one says they are 'fake' and all that kind of stuff like they do BD. Also, having a pt....
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    Randumb opinions . . . I know, right? :thumb:...

    Randumb opinions . . .

    I know, right? :thumb: The real corinthian leather/cordoba material of bicycling. I :love: that stuff!



    Ive never understood why Bianchi doesn't suffer the same...
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    Very nice. To me, it keeps the spirit of the daze...

    Very nice. To me, it keeps the spirit of the daze o olde 70's stuff I like so much.
    What really impresses me though, is the kickstand! Really, I thought I was the only one who likes them!
    Many...
  16. How did car people survive pre-cell phone? What...

    How did car people survive pre-cell phone? What did passengers do? Weren't people scared to drive back in the 20's, 30's. 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's without phones?
    What a dangerous, boring and...
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    http://www.motoshop.fr/images/scooter/WD-40-aeroso...

    http://www.motoshop.fr/images/scooter/WD-40-aerosol-200ml-bec8.jpg
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    Are the gloves heavily padded? I have found that...

    Are the gloves heavily padded? I have found that fatty bars, or bars with padding or large grips dont work with gloves. Im not a scientist, but I think all the padding forces you to ride with your...
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    This will eventually devolve into a drop-bar vs...

    This will eventually devolve into a drop-bar vs flat bar argument, before it gets to the insult stage, I will add a thumbs-up for drops. To me, flat bars are just something to hold brake levers until...
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    What is your opinion of the Anyroad? :beer:...

    What is your opinion of the Anyroad?
    :beer: T.I.A!
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    Hello from the Highlands! :beer:

    Hello from the Highlands!
    :beer:
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    So, in short. Nothing :thumb: Anything...

    So, in short. Nothing :thumb:


    Anything mentioned is opinion only. There is a whole generation or two that have to transition into their no-driving period before any change of attitude might...
  23. Thread: I Love ELP

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    Must be a western thing. . . In the past 5...

    Must be a western thing. . .
    In the past 5 states Ive lived, there is an unexplainable phenomenon that makes it so there is a headwind in any direction I need to go. :cry:
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    After 40 years or so, WD is all I use on my...

    After 40 years or so, WD is all I use on my quality rides. If I have a little spare time, once/twice a year, I will mix a little Marvel Mystery Oil in with it. The helps me get another 5 or 10 years...
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    Something like this, maybe? ...

    Something like this, maybe?

    http://organisasihitam.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/reload-lockdown-pedal-strap.jpg

    You can run a comfortable platform pedal and stay attached :)
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