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    Great video on Amsterdam

    This should be the traffic vision of every major urban area in this country!. My favorite quote was "You are much more closer to humanity when you are on your bike." This is so true! What eles is...
  2. I like the 29" because of comfort as well as...

    I like the 29" because of comfort as well as speed and they seem to climb the hills better. when ever I have to come to a stop I downshift so that when I take off again it is an easier start. At 6'3"...
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    .. A tip for you little guy starting your post...

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    A tip for you little guy starting your post " Not to call you and idiot or anything " tends to put people on edge. I must apologize for one thing since I had this poster on both the commuting...
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    Not to call you and idiot or anything maybe you...

    Not to call you and idiot or anything maybe you should read all the posts before commenting. This will be the last time I defend myself in this mater. I am very capable and have been using bus bike...
  5. That might be the difference I picked mine up in...

    That might be the difference I picked mine up in the box. I prefer putting my own bikes together.
  6. I would be interested in finding out if this was...

    I would be interested in finding out if this was overturned on appeal. Most lawsuits judgements are overturned or the penalty is drastically cut, as with the famous MacDonald coffee lawsuit, once it...
  7. I just bought a bike from them and picked it up...

    I just bought a bike from them and picked it up Saturday and did not have to sign this kind of waiver. They did hand me a pamphlet about safe riding but no waiver.
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    it is the 29" that is the same as the 700cc the...

    it is the 29" that is the same as the 700cc the profile is the height the tire sits off the wheel
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    This got me to thinking and I mounted a couple of...

    This got me to thinking and I mounted a couple of my 700cc tires on the 29" rims, problem solved. The wheel set is a good idea, but I do not have any with disc brakes. Like I did with my Fuji 26" I...
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    This was a Community Transit bus with an old rack...

    This was a Community Transit bus with an old rack and it was the arms that were not long enough. The driver even said they had issues with the 29" wheels. Since I ride on 4 different bus systems I...
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    I thought of that and even tried the back rack...

    I thought of that and even tried the back rack and it wouldn't work and looking at the arm itself I notices it was completely extended. I was at my LBS yesterday to take in my wheels for an 82 Bianch...
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    29" wheels and bus bike racks

    I just bought a new Novara 29" steel framed MTB. I was planning on using it for comumting to work as well as off road fun. My commute is a combination of riding and bus. I picked it up from REI this...
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    29" wheels and bus bike racks

    I just bought a new Novara 29" steel framed MTB. I was planning on using it for comumting to work as well as off road fun. My commute is a combination of riding and bus. I picked it up from REI this...
  14. Thread: Green River

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    The trail was open when we did our ride a couple...

    The trail was open when we did our ride a couple of months ago.
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    Powder Coating

    I am in the process of restoring a 1982 Bianchi San Remo and I want to repaint the frame. Sine it is not the Celeste green I wrote Bianchi about obtaining the same paint and decals for that model and...
  16. Yes it does, when I first started using them I...

    Yes it does, when I first started using them I was more concerned that it would fall off :)
  17. I have been using the racks since they were first...

    I have been using the racks since they were first installed and have had no problems. You do want to enter and leave the bus from the front door. Try and sit toward the front. Under no circumstances...
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    It is illegal in Ohio to run red lights, not to...

    It is illegal in Ohio to run red lights, not to mention just flat out rude and stupid. There are many riders who think that just because they are on a bike and saving the environment means they do...
  19. I bought a used 26" Fuji Thrill-SE mainly because...

    I bought a used 26" Fuji Thrill-SE mainly because the former owner had upgraded the transmission to a Shimanao XT Pro with rapid fire. I would suggest 29" wheels if it is in your budget they are much...
  20. I just traded in my hybrid for a hard tail mtb. I...

    I just traded in my hybrid for a hard tail mtb. I was tired of beating up my hybrid and my body on the crummy streets in Seattle. Having the front suspension has helped smooth out the ride. I have...
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    529 from Everett to Marysville northbound if ok...

    529 from Everett to Marysville northbound if ok for biking. There is enough shoulder to ride safely crossing the bridges. Southbound there is a couple of spots that put you right in traffic and most...
  22. This year I am doing a bunch of long weekends....

    This year I am doing a bunch of long weekends. The end of August going to Whistler BC for some mountain biking. at the end of September its off to Vancouver BC for a road bike ride to Point Roberts...
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    San Fransisco to Monterey

    Hi everybody!

    I am plotting out a trip from SF to Monterey in October and I am looking for route and motel advice. I would like to ride 1 down and then loop back through Gilmore up to Alameda and...
  24. Let me check in from rain central. He is right...

    Let me check in from rain central. He is right use light weight breathable clothing and you won't stink. Been doing it for 20 years now. The other thing is get a good set of rain gear, that way your...
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    The best method is the bandana around the neck....

    The best method is the bandana around the neck. It will keep your entire body cool and comfortable. I am not a big fan of ice because that can be an extreme drop in temperature and could cause a...
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