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    Sticky: Another 30 mile ride, this time with hills. ...

    Another 30 mile ride, this time with hills.

    I've been taking some of my old routes and finding I didn't loose too much by taking the winter off.
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    Sticky: Did a 30 mile ride into a a stiff wind. Was a bit...

    Did a 30 mile ride into a a stiff wind. Was a bit tired after but I have to start slow and build my stamina and distance.
  3. Maybe. ...

    Maybe.

    http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/images/wabc/cms_exf_2007/_video_wn_images/6926211_600x338.jpg


    BTW.. i ride it to the beach as my short (25mile) workouts.
  4. Ghost Bikes | ghost bikes...

    Ghost Bikes | ghost bikes

    NYC's ride was this past Sunday.
    Ghost Bikes in New York City | ghost bikes

    Pretty chilling when you look at the numbers killed.

    They place a bike painted white...
  5. I did a quick search and found it's a memorial. ...

    I did a quick search and found it's a memorial.

    The Miles For Matt Foundation

    Dedication of Statue of Cyclist Matt Scarpati in Cedar Creek Park Nassau County Executive Ed...
  6. Found this at the head of a local bike trail

    Pretty cool.

    http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r172/oldnslow/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140405_123914_016.jpg
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    Sticky: First outside ride of the year. I did 25 miles...

    First outside ride of the year.

    I did 25 miles and the wind was wicked on the way back. Have to say the saddle was pretty comfortable fir the first ride.
    ...
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    Rival... double tap shifters are a "no brainer".

    Rival... double tap shifters are a "no brainer".
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    classic

    classic
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    Sticky: Yesterday i did 2 ride. At 8:30am I did a 15...

    Yesterday i did 2 ride.

    At 8:30am I did a 15 mile and push my average speed from 15mph to 16.8mpg.

    At 2:30pm I did a 25 mile ride with a friend
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    To be 100% honest, i attribute much of the old...

    To be 100% honest, i attribute much of the old noise to the chain being stretched.I had 3300 miles on it and i should of changed it long ago.
  12. Thread: Hot r Not

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    Its red so it has to be HOT.

    Its red so it has to be HOT.
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    Jones Beach...

    Jones Beach
    http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r172/oldnslow/IMG_20131017_142422_787.jpg
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    I just purchased a KMC X10SL and it is quieter...

    I just purchased a KMC X10SL and it is quieter than my old Sram chain.
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    $45 shipped...

    $45 shipped
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=181236536674

    What's weird is the way it's listed.
    ...
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    So I replaced the chain with a KMC X10SL and have...

    So I replaced the chain with a KMC X10SL and have to say that the bike shifts much smoother and is quieter.

    I have to attribute most of that to replacing a worn chain with a new one.
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    Sticky: 36 miles... what beautiful day. Afternoon...

    36 miles... what beautiful day.

    Afternoon ride, temps in the low 60s, slight breeze. Warm in the sun, cool in the shade, crystal clear skys.

    Couldn't be nicer.
  18. Something I learned restored vintage VWs. "You...

    Something I learned restored vintage VWs.

    "You may not get what you pay for, but you always pay for what you get"
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    that's what a torque wrench and torque specs are...

    that's what a torque wrench and torque specs are for.


    I rebuild vintage VW engines as a hobby and over torqueing a magnesium case is a sure way to an engine failure.
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    Why, yes it is. ...

    Why, yes it is.

    http://www.meandmypivot.com/wp-content/uploads/kmcchain.jpg


    I got mine in silver.
    http://www.cyclingcomponents.co.uk/images/KMC_X10SL_Silver_Chain.jpg
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    Citibike ...

    Citibike

    http://www.nycbikemaps.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/citi-bike-meet-the-bike.jpg
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    I just replaced the chain and here's some...

    I just replaced the chain and here's some numbers.

    The chain cost $45 on ebay,at a retail store its $76.

    My labor is free, not sure what the retail store would charge to cut it to length and...
  23. Ah... By vintage audio, i'm referring to my...

    Ah...

    By vintage audio, i'm referring to my 1970s Audio Research system.

    And Vintage VW, i'm talking about my 74 Beetle, that I purchased new.
  24. My son has a Gary Fisher cyclocross bike that's...

    My son has a Gary Fisher cyclocross bike that's all steel with full Sram Rival. its lighter than his old aluminum Specialized Allez.

    So I know not all steel bikes are the same.

    I'm comparing a...
  25. Isn't a Crosley a small car?

    Isn't a Crosley a small car?
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