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    I've got a new black courier bag with...

    I've got a new black courier bag with (unfortunately, perhaps) a BMW logo. I never really used it. If you want to see pictures I can post a couple here. $150 new, I'll sell and ship for $50 total....
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    Thank you! It's been a fun project, and I was...

    Thank you! It's been a fun project, and I was pleasantly surprised to find that, because of its long top tube, I was able to make a 50 cm frame fit me. Like a glove, actually. An 80's Bianchi...
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    Thanks. What sort of pedals would you suggest? ...

    Thanks. What sort of pedals would you suggest? I'd prefer to stay away from clip-ins. I have them on my carbon bike, but prefer the option of hopping onto this one for a quick grocery run without...
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    Adopt-a-Bike Los Angeles

    Most people love them, a few hate them. This is a mom-and-pop shop that picks up unwanted 70-90s vintage bikes, fixes them up and resells them to the public. Their website is here:

    Adopt A Bike ...
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    Well said (except I think you meant "alloy" . . ....

    Well said (except I think you meant "alloy" . . . or "alley"). And I do think there's somewhat more labor and thought involved in laying up a carbon frame than you might think. But I SO understand...
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    New: paint decals front derailleur brake...

    New:
    paint
    decals
    front derailleur
    brake hoods
    bar tape
    downtube shifters
    steering head bearings
    bottom bracket bearings
    wheel bearings
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    Perhaps it's just me, but I found that the...

    Perhaps it's just me, but I found that the Ultegra RD seemed to stay in adjustment longer thank the 105 did. No messing after setting it up - just lots of long rides. YMMV.
  8. Word. Adjusting an FD on a triple is more...

    Word. Adjusting an FD on a triple is more time-consuming. If you have your bike shop do it, no problem. If you do all of your adjustments yourself as many of us do, you'll probably go with the...
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    No, but this was: ". . . . install the...

    No, but this was:

    ". . . . install the f'ing Fork & BB . you want mom to tie you shoes for you too?"
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    Criticism and insults, posted under an assumed...

    Criticism and insults, posted under an assumed name, and sent from the safety of an anonymous keyboard.
    Offhand, I can't think of any thing more non-productive, off-putting, or cowardly. See above...
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    Here is the bike with its latest upgrades: (a)...

    Here is the bike with its latest upgrades: (a) Suntour DT Power Shifters to replace the original stem mounts; (b) Cane Creek brake levers and hoods to replace the original cantilever ("turkey leg")...
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    One thing to remember is that, all else being...

    One thing to remember is that, all else being equal, changes to the rear cassette or sprocket assembly are usually much less expensive than altering the front chain rings.

    Because I'm cheap, I...
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    Good luck and enjoy - post pics if you can. DB

    Good luck and enjoy - post pics if you can. DB
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    :-) you've GOT to be kidding. CF is tried, true,...

    :-) you've GOT to be kidding. CF is tried, true, and the frame of choice for virtually all professional race teams. Scratch that "virtually." ALL professional race teams.

    That said, except for...
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    Have been reviewing and enjoying some of these...

    Have been reviewing and enjoying some of these old posts and came across yours. Encouragement from you, JJ and others here kept me believing. And in the end, it has become my favorite daily rider. ...
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    Old bikes aren't supposed to be this much fun. ...

    Old bikes aren't supposed to be this much fun. :-)
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    Actually, the bike fits me fine. And perhaps...

    Actually, the bike fits me fine. And perhaps unlike you, no one has to pick me up just to say hello.
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    Thanks. I ended up purchasing Suntour Power...

    Thanks. I ended up purchasing Suntour Power Shifter set off Ebay. Put it on this morning. As always, it took a bit of fiddling to get the FD set just right. But I got it and we went for a 30 mile...
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    Thanks, Donnie; would love to see pics of your...

    Thanks, Donnie; would love to see pics of your rebuild.

    I'm not sure which of my posts you were responding to. The Nishiki rebuild is fairly well completed now. New powder-coat paint, all new...
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    Me too. Cane Creek hoods are on. They really...

    Me too. Cane Creek hoods are on. They really improve the way the bike feels, especially while climbing. (The red bar tape is temporary - I'll replace it when I replace the seat.) I think all...
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    :-) Okay. I sure do respect your opinion. But...

    :-) Okay. I sure do respect your opinion. But here's the thing. For me, today, this bike feels tight, compact, and ready to burn. It just feels RIGHT, you know?

    It might be the lower, longer...
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    Austro-Daimler (Puch) "An attempt by a large...

    Austro-Daimler (Puch)
    "An attempt by a large diversified European company to create a prestige marque in the bicycle world. They did a pretty darn good job of it too! There were some glitches, such...
  23. You're probably right. I purchased my first...

    You're probably right. I purchased my first Surly - a late model "Cross Check" about 8 years ago. Having never ridden carbon then, and never having experienced quality BBs, derailleurs or brakes,...
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    Can't find the post anymore, but someone here...

    Can't find the post anymore, but someone here suggested it was actually quite common for manufacturers of steel bikes to alter their bikes' "size" by changing the height of the steering head and seat...
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    Your comment is inaccurate. The extension on the...

    Your comment is inaccurate. The extension on the quill stem and seat are not extraordinary, they're well within their design limits. So the answer to your question is "no."

    More than just "no." ...
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