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    OMG. So I ran out to bike barn and grabbed...

    OMG.

    So I ran out to bike barn and grabbed some new housing and cable, replaced it, adjusted and it shifts like a boss!
    But the noise was still there!

    Then i realized the speed of the sound...
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    Where do you get those? Any LBS or my local...

    Where do you get those? Any LBS or my local Performance Bike? Or online only?

    Listen to this... the good news is i won't have to replace the bar wrap (unless the cables are thicker) since I'm...
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    Ok, i think i got it! Thanks to suggestions...

    Ok, i think i got it!
    Thanks to suggestions above on duplicating force on the bike stand, it was rubbing my front derailleur after all.

    But i found another problem. I'm having trouble with the...
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    LOL, yeah... and now that I have a Britax toddler...

    LOL, yeah... and now that I have a Britax toddler seat mounted on the back, I had to switch to a double kickstand! ;)
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    Yup I agree. I'm familiar with there being some...

    Yup I agree. I'm familiar with there being some flex. When off the bike, there seems to be plenty of space to allow for some flex. I had already tried adjusting for this and it didn't seem to help....
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    Oh one more thing! I swear I could feel the...

    Oh one more thing!
    I swear I could feel the noise in my feet ever so slightly. A rough vibration is being transferred. I'm using regular shoes with old-school clip style pedals.
    And I don't believe...
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    Jeff, it is definitely new. Unfortunately my...

    Jeff, it is definitely new.
    Unfortunately my riding has nearly ceased over the last couple years and the bike has been delegated to rides with my toddler. Ahhh... life with kids. ;)
    So it's become...
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    I'm stumped! Clickety Clack!

    While pedaling my bike I've got a pretty constant clickety clack noise which I thought is the chain rubbing the front derailleur.
    It only happens when i'm actually riding and pedaling, applying just...
  9. FYI, i finally got a seat and i ended up going...

    FYI, i finally got a seat and i ended up going with the Britax linked a few posts up.
    http://www.amazon.com/Britax-USA-K051007-Child-Bike/dp/B006FS3BFM

    We own their car child seats and know they...
  10. Thanks, mel! Lots of great info. :)

    Thanks, mel! Lots of great info. :)
  11. Awesome! So there is hope. :) You wouldn't...

    Awesome! So there is hope. :)

    You wouldn't happen to have a pic of the mounting mechanism on the rack, would you? I'm just trying to get an idea of what these things are like.

    How do you like...
  12. Child seat that works with any standard bike rack?

    I have a Rivendell with a Riv bike rack and I'm wondering if this rack can be used instead of the ones that come with the rear-mount child seats?
    They have their own quick release systems that...
  13. Thread: Blue Bike

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    Another pic of the blue stick, and an additional...

    Another pic of the blue stick, and an additional pic from the same ride. :)

    http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6093/7037120927_5b3abca8e6_o.jpg
    ...
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    Thanks! oh, and I installed the gray and blue...

    Thanks!

    oh, and I installed the gray and blue garmin 500 yesterday. Looks good. :thumb:
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    This is my re-intro into bents so for now I'm...

    This is my re-intro into bents so for now I'm just gonna ride and feel it out for a bit.
    I assume I'll probably look into some tires eventually, something more flat preventive. Maybe the adem...
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    Through LBS. Picked up on Saturday! Supposedly it...

    Through LBS. Picked up on Saturday! Supposedly it was the last one Bacchetta had in stock.
    Here it is in completely stock form.
    Have yet to get in a ride other than literally around the block....
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    Lovely. I pick mine up this week. :) Feel free...

    Lovely. I pick mine up this week. :)
    Feel free to post more blue!
  18. If you don't like the tight spandex look, get the...

    If you don't like the tight spandex look, get the baggy shorts that have elastic leg bands underneath. HostellShoppe sells recumbent specific shorts.
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    Got it! It arrived last saturday via fedex. Over...

    Got it! It arrived last saturday via fedex. Over 20 miles of crazy single track on it so far and loving every minute of it. The only thing I can tell right now that may need a little tweaking from...
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    Ya, i've almost done that a couple times......

    Ya, i've almost done that a couple times... buying a bikesdirect bike and another frame, but never did.

    But I've seen these bikes in person and to my (albeit amateur) eyes, I don't see anything...
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    Any current Fezzari owners?

    I just ordered a full suspension Cascade Peak to replace my hardtail Rockhopper and was searching the forums here and the last post on anything Fezzari was like a year and a half ago. I researched...
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    Check out the wing nut packs...

    Check out the wing nut packs
    http://www.wingnutgear.com/product_details.cfm?product_id=112
  23. If getting hit by a car counts, yes. If you mean...

    If getting hit by a car counts, yes.
    If you mean crashing purely on my own, yes. On the road bike i've crashed a couple times by getting the front wheel caught in a gap in the road. The last time...
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    I listen to music pretty much every time I ride...

    I listen to music pretty much every time I ride unless I'm riding with someone else.
    Both ears.
    My ipod nano is in an arm sleeve just above the elbow, so yes, I do change the volume occasionally...
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    I've had tubes "blow" on me before and it's...

    I've had tubes "blow" on me before and it's usually user error.
    Either the edge of the tire is pinching the tube when installed, or you need new rim tape or something.
    And don't run at max pressure.
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