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  1. Thread: Here is an idea

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    Awesome idea. Given the way the wind blows, maybe...

    Awesome idea. Given the way the wind blows, maybe we'd want to start on the left coast. Based on their superb ride posts and epic achievements. Vic and Rick could probably carry the torch as far as...
  2. Thread: One Hand Wonder

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    Mr. Berenyi is indeed a badass. Cool that you...

    Mr. Berenyi is indeed a badass. Cool that you sponsor him. Not cool that he's got to scrap for support from others.

    I was a Paralympic ski racer both, alpine and nordic, back in the dark ages. It...
  3. Thread: One Hand Wonder

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    Here are a couple of the mechanical solution on...

    Here are a couple of the mechanical solution on the Bianchi.

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  4. Thread: One Hand Wonder

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    Unfortunately no on the sequential part, but it...

    Unfortunately no on the sequential part, but it will be about 10 minutes after Shimano, or anyone else releases the programming for it as an off the shelf feature. Get a partial sequential effect by...
  5. Thread: One Hand Wonder

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    With absolute class. Unfortunately, because of...

    With absolute class. Unfortunately, because of the way the electronics were placed into the gutted out lever, SRAM's offer of a temporary mechanical replacement was not feasible, so the Bandit spent...
  6. Thread: One Hand Wonder

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    The t was fabricated by SRAM, but should not be...

    The t was fabricated by SRAM, but should not be too hard to duplicate. The lever pressure (light), and breaking power (strong), is tons better than the cable alternative. If there is some lost...
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    Things made better by the wind: hanging out with...

    Things made better by the wind: hanging out with someone with a flatulence problem, sailing and kite flying (within reason), cross country travel in a balloon; Things made worse by the wind:...
  8. To all who have posted, thanks. It is a great...

    To all who have posted, thanks. It is a great reminder that the internets are perhaps not the best place to go to express subtle humor, which was, I admit, my intent, although obviously not my...
  9. Come on guys. The dash means or. An / on the...

    Come on guys. The dash means or. An / on the other hand means "and or" which is a different proposition entirely. You're grabbing for low hanging fruit here.
  10. Riding with your wife-girlfriend, should you have a slight fitness edge

    A commuting friend spotted my wife and I riding on Platte River Trail, a wonderful and very crowded MUP, a few Saturday’s ago. When we got together for the next commute, he remarked at the three...
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    Used to use the iphone app for MapMyRide, until...

    Used to use the iphone app for MapMyRide, until it started giving me crazy stuff, always on the high side.

    Set the record for for a 1.2 mile, 4 degree climbing route, at 39 mph. Only problem...
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    This is my second season spending significant...

    This is my second season spending significant time on the trainer, a Cycleops Fluid 2. For the second time, I noticed about a 3mph drop from the road speed that I was averaging to the trainer for...
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    This is a classic 41 thread. Half the responses...

    This is a classic 41 thread. Half the responses are serious, a third funny, a sixth snarky, all to the end conclusion that there's no right answer.

    I'll give mine, no better than any others.
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  14. Thread: BP & cycling?

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    After an adult lifetime of being 90-100 over...

    After an adult lifetime of being 90-100 over 60-70, a routine work screening last Feb. brought me in at 145 over 110. The same or higher numbers repeated over the next few weeks, even though lipids...
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    Sure there is, just think vintage Italian (NSFW):...

    Sure there is, just think vintage Italian (NSFW): http://www.flickr.com/photos/southfreshphotography/5479791718/
  16. These are some pretty amazing and inspirational...

    These are some pretty amazing and inspirational posts and totals. Although I appreciate that the world "fail" is a common part of the modern vernacular, l did not see anything in here that rightly...
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    Although in my book you are welcome on this forum...

    Although in my book you are welcome on this forum any time, it tends to be pretty lightly traveled. Just below is a forum called Clydesdales/Athenas that caters to larger riders. You may want to...
  18. Alas--that is what I feared with Mr. Sparrow,...

    Alas--that is what I feared with Mr. Sparrow, given the passage of time since he first threw it out there. Sorry for the false hope. As for the dual axis method of applying brakes, my Bianchi has an...
  19. Unfortunately, it looks like there are only three...

    Unfortunately, it looks like there are only three of us talking about this, with our investment in the subject determined by where we have found ourselves in life. My only experience with discs is...
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    I don't see why he has to change his shop name. ...

    I don't see why he has to change his shop name. Wheel name, maybe. Wheels are within their trademark application as bike parts even though I don't think it's right.

    According to an update in the...
  21. Welcome to the forum. It looks like you have...

    Welcome to the forum. It looks like you have done a bunch of research already and really drilled down on the right questions. As you probably saw, I'm running hydraulic rim brakes on a drop bar...
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    Since I have both a fluid trainer and and an...

    Since I have both a fluid trainer and and an elliptical at home, and a light rail option that runs pretty much door to door, I don't have a good reason to ride the 16.5 mile minimum each way if snow...
  23. Thread: Too Tall Atala

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    Thanks for all the compliments on the bike. A...

    Thanks for all the compliments on the bike. A few sunshine pictures are attached.

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  24. Bill: I would like nothing better and thanks for...

    Bill: I would like nothing better and thanks for the kind words.

    I read your story, reluctantly told, on the "Did I Make a Mistake" thread. That is a lot of rodeos you have gone through, many...
  25. Hawk Owl: I'm truly sorry it has taken me so long...

    Hawk Owl: I'm truly sorry it has taken me so long to respond to your very spot on post. When I first read it, I was sure that others far more wise than I would weigh in. Sorry they did not, so I'll...
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