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  1. I have agonized over weight just with steel - It...

    I have agonized over weight just with steel - It would seem that 220# is about the max number for bike weight unless your going ChroMo - But I have seen many over 250# guys on Carbon and yes the...
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    Its seems to be a matter of how far down you want...

    Its seems to be a matter of how far down you want to take your bike apart - Smallest dimensions being the frame with the wheels, fork, crank, and derailleur removed - This can sometimes get you down...
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    At my last statistics anonymous meeting they told...

    At my last statistics anonymous meeting they told us more than 78.27% of us fail our recovery...
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    Look Man - Sometimes yo gotta do what you gotta...

    Look Man - Sometimes yo gotta do what you gotta do - If you have to go with some cheap ChiCom tire to get out and ride then just do it...

    Saw a guy ridding an old HUFFY that the only thing holding...
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    Its odd that I have a few very low end items on...

    Its odd that I have a few very low end items on my bikes that I intended to switch out as soon as I had more bucks or they showed wear and there they are - Still working - Still looking good...
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  6. I use ChiCom ecconomical tires so I replaethem...

    I use ChiCom ecconomical tires so I replaethem often - I rotate the front tire to the rear as soon as the centre ridge starts to wear down (6 months) - This also gives me an opportunity to check the...
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    Sorry man - Could not let you get away with that...

    Sorry man - Could not let you get away with that one - With my bad back and osteoarthritis I can no longer get into the drops - Solution... Bull horns and raising the stem about an inch - I agree...
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    Wish I could get a Cycling Cap over my fat head ...

    Wish I could get a Cycling Cap over my fat head - But I still remember the days I wore a cycling cap over my smelly leather sausage helmet...

    Bravo the Cycling Cap - Its the perfect explanation...
  9. How come I can never find a deal like this... ...

    How come I can never find a deal like this... :cry:
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    Looks nice - You might be able to cut down the...

    Looks nice - You might be able to cut down the size of the rear wheel and save yourself a few centimetres...
  11. "Mini Bears" - They are formidable - And they...

    "Mini Bears" - They are formidable - And they know how to zip, unzip, distract, and con - No kidding...
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    One of the favourite bikes around our house has a...

    One of the favourite bikes around our house has a Sears Ted Williams frame that I was throwing away - I noticed as I picked it up that it was very light - And yes it did have a distenct ring to...
  13. If you have a bailout gear out back then a...

    If you have a bailout gear out back then a compact crank is all you need - If I start running out of gas at a 1:1 ratio on my bike its time for the Size 12 HomoErectus gear...
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    This bike really deserves some attention - Fun...

    This bike really deserves some attention - Fun Fun Fun...
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    Was ridding last year and picking up a box of...

    Was ridding last year and picking up a box of Girl Scout Cookies from the sidewalk in front of a local store - The Brownie I was buying them from turned to her mother standing behind her and...
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    Looks a little small... I know - You...

    Looks a little small...[/QUOTE]

    I know - You will be surprised and at 12$ get a few of them - This one will allow you to see each side of the road and at least 80 meters out...



    This is a...
  17. Thread: brakes

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    I am always surprised when my brakes get out of...

    I am always surprised when my brakes get out of alignment without me doing anything - Thats why I check them always before each ride...

    (sure hope to ride soon...)
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    For me $300.00 means you build it yourself - 280#...

    For me $300.00 means you build it yourself - 280# means a ChroMo steel frame Trek Fuji Nishie - 14ga stainless spokes - Freewheel with a bail out gear - Long cage dérailleur - Down tube or stem shift...
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    WOW - Never seen one of these - I'm in with zaz...

    WOW - Never seen one of these - I'm in with zaz and would put my money on a early to mid 80s limited production - For some reason Montgomery Wards comes to mind...
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    Is there a gold plated UO-8?

    Is there a gold plated UO-8?
  21. At 240# I have had great luck with the Cheng...

    At 240# I have had great luck with the Cheng Shins 11/4 - And yes they do feel right at about 70psi - I buy them cheap and replace them or give them away as soon as the center bead gets worn - I have...
  22. At 240# I have had great luck with the Cheng...

    At 240# I have had great luck with the Cheng Shins 11/4 - And yes they do feel right at about 70psi - I buy them cheap and replace them or give them away as soon as the center bead gets worn - I have...
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    Well how long can you be without your bike??? ...

    Well how long can you be without your bike???

    I would start by simply plugging the hole where the stem bolt goes in and turning the bike upside down and pouring some non-Solvent based light weight...
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    Full strength Clorox

    Full strength Clorox
  25. Put them in the dish washer with a double helping...

    Put them in the dish washer with a double helping of dish washer soap and heat high dry...
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