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  1. The chemical wash you gave the bike in your last...

    The chemical wash you gave the bike in your last step must have chemically removed one of the alloys in the steel. A bike shouldn't rust overnight just because you stripped the paint unless it's...
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    Gold is one of the colors of aluminum oxide in...

    Gold is one of the colors of aluminum oxide in the presence of a weak acid (acid rain?). I'm inclined to agree with JamesRL that it's a product of aluminum parts coming into contact with the steel...
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    Someone started a similar thread about a gold...

    Someone started a similar thread about a gold toned crank a few days ago: http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/941657-anodized-campy-nr-crank.html
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    Offer him $20, settle for $25, put it in the...

    Offer him $20, settle for $25, put it in the 'possibles' pile, throw out ten years from now.
  5. Glad you're feeling better and rid of the...

    Glad you're feeling better and rid of the catheter. Ignoring symptoms is so very male and so very wrong.
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    That prosecutor would be laughed out of court. ...

    That prosecutor would be laughed out of court. Two guys just got indicted this week for killing a motorcyclist while racing Ferraris on the street and you expect a DA to bring the same charges...
  7. Sounds like you were aiming for a Darwin award. ...

    Sounds like you were aiming for a Darwin award. Have your creatinine levels gone back to normal? And why are you even fooling around with this?
  8. How many forms of alternate ID contain your...

    How many forms of alternate ID contain your birthday?
  9. You don't need a drivers license to receive a...

    You don't need a drivers license to receive a ticket while cycling but most people use DL's as ID's. If you used some other form of ID, the ticket could never be linked back to your auto driving...
  10. Thread: trail help

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    Talk to the mayor. Elected officials are more...

    Talk to the mayor. Elected officials are more sensitive to complaints than established employees. He might yes you to death but if you're serious be prepared to attend council meetings and...
  11. Of course there are risks. I'm saying that the...

    Of course there are risks. I'm saying that the procedure itself was quick and painless. Whether the risks are worth taking is between patient and doctor.
  12. Seriously, my heart cath was like a walk in the...

    Seriously, my heart cath was like a walk in the park. Don't sweat it.
  13. In NJ, if you get a moving violation and agree in...

    In NJ, if you get a moving violation and agree in court to pay a large fine to avoid points, it's true that it will not be reported to your insurance co. If you change insurance companies, however,...
  14. Thread: Depression

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    I learned while going through cardiac-rehab that...

    I learned while going through cardiac-rehab that depression is a big problem for men who've had heart attacks. Don't think you're alone in this. It might sound silly, but the spiritual path helped...
  15. That's one of the scary things about DVT's: they...

    That's one of the scary things about DVT's: they travel , sometimes moving into the lungs and cutting off oxygen. One of mine did and it felt like I couldn't catch my breadth. To compensate my...
  16. Some of the chemical changes that occur in the...

    Some of the chemical changes that occur in the body when you have cancer can also cause excessive blood clotting. That's what caused mine. Once my cancer was found and removed, my clotting problem...
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    Taking fish oil supplements shouldn't be taken...

    Taking fish oil supplements shouldn't be taken lightly. Everything has consequences and the production of fish oil comes with serious environmental issues. I won't take fish oil for these reasons. ...
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    I take the bridge everyday and during the summer...

    I take the bridge everyday and during the summer there's much less traffic. There are no teachers driving in to work. I would cycle in but like a lot of urban areas misplaced highways cut off safe...
  19. Returned to Cycling for Health and Fun

    Hello,

    I'm a 57 year old man who has gotten back into cycling after surviving some some serious health problems. I use to ride seriously in the 80's but haven't paid much attention to the sport...
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