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    I just ordered some longer shifter cable housing....

    I just ordered some longer shifter cable housing. I run bar end shifters on my tandem and I am going to run the derailure cables on the inside of the bar tape. I have done this with my two single...
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    Nice bike. Check out some wood fenders from...

    Nice bike. Check out some wood fenders from woodyfenders.com, they would compliment your tape and seat combo. I put some on my LHT and they look great....
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    Rivendell makes several big frames. Look at the...

    Rivendell makes several big frames. Look at the Sam Hillborne. It is a lugged touring frame that sells for about $2000 complete. If you can find a used Rivendell Atlantis or Rambouillet, they are...
  4. I switched to Nitto Noodle bars 48cm on all my...

    I switched to Nitto Noodle bars 48cm on all my bikes. They have a great design for large hands.
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    Bruce Gordon is selling some frames made overseas...

    Bruce Gordon is selling some frames made overseas with front and rear racks for less than 1k. I have owned a LHT and I currently own a Rivendell Atlantis, but if I had to buy a touring bike now, I...
  6. Shimano XT front and rear derailure Shimao...

    Shimano XT front and rear derailure
    Shimao XT(36H) hubs with Mavic A719 rims
    Nitto Noodle handlebars
    Stem(any).
    Headset: Chris King would be nice, but buy what you can afford.
    Tires: Panaracer...
  7. Do the smart thing and buy a LHT. Great bike....

    Do the smart thing and buy a LHT. Great bike.
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2109/1498886182_dfc094cd1f_b.jpg
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    You are right, the Chinese workers make $1 an...

    You are right, the Chinese workers make $1 an hour, the Americans make $35 an hour. There is definatley a differance.......in price. Go buy steel. Your children will thank you.
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    Don't be too skeptical. Cannondale is moving...

    Don't be too skeptical. Cannondale is moving their production offshore because they can be made by people who get paid $1 a hour versus $35 an hour made in America. I am sure if you did some...
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    I have been riding Cannondales for more than 20...

    I have been riding Cannondales for more than 20 years. This news is sad, kind of reminds me of the day that I heard that Trek was dropping the Klein line of bikes. Bummer.
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    You might take apart the shifters and see if they...

    You might take apart the shifters and see if they are assembled correctly. Check also to make sure that you do not have any binding in your cables.
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    The housing I bought is acutally Jagwire. This...

    The housing I bought is acutally Jagwire. This is my first use of Campy stuff, so I am a little unsure what will work. The cable house is definately compressionless, but it is a little bigger than...
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    You could splurge and get some Phil Wood or White...

    You could splurge and get some Phil Wood or White Industy 135mm hubs laced to an Mavic Open Pro Rim, but if $700 dollars for a set of wheels is too much, go with a good pair of XT hubs with Mavic...
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    Campagnolo Cable Housing Question.

    I am in the process of building up a new bike. It is 66cm so the stock Campagnolo Derailure housing for the shifters were a little to short. I ordered new casing, but I mistakenly ordered 5mm...
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    Rivendell is selling some "Brooksalike" saddles. ...

    Rivendell is selling some "Brooksalike" saddles. They gave them good reviews, although for the money, a Brooks is hard to beat for quaility and durability....
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    Cantilevers work fine on drop bars. Those who...

    Cantilevers work fine on drop bars. Those who use V-Brakes with drop bars need special brake levers or pulleys due to the increased pull necessary for the brakes to function. I have Canecreek brake...
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    Thank you very much for the help.

    Thank you very much for the help.
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    Campy cable end question

    I am installing campy for the first time and found this cable end in with my new cables. Where should I be using this? Thanks
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  20. Yes, that is why they all look exactly alike and...

    Yes, that is why they all look exactly alike and cost exactly the same price......really?
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    A guy I know has those shoes, he thinks they are...

    A guy I know has those shoes, he thinks they are spectacular!
    http://tbn2.google.com/images?q=tbn:D1FC0MJS26xVfM:http://www.johnbarber.com
  22. Thread: New Bike

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    Good choice, but you are going to need a sturdy...

    Good choice, but you are going to need a sturdy rack for that basket!
  23. Peter is a smart guy. I would rank his...

    Peter is a smart guy. I would rank his sensibility up there with Sheldon, Grant, Tom Ritchey, Joe Breeze and all the other iconic minds who are not influenced by hype, hyperbole, and mass-marketing...
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    Shimano triple questions

    I want use 9 speed Shimano STI levers on my new bike build. I want to go with a triple set up, so I need to know if the new Shimano 10 speed cranks will work with the shifters?(9 speed triple cranks...
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    Thank You. It was a beautiful bike. ...

    Thank You. It was a beautiful bike.
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