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    Is this a common issue? Mine are silent when...

    Is this a common issue? Mine are silent when braking in the wet. Is this issue more common with certain rotors or pads?
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    I use SPD pedals and haven't experienced hot...

    I use SPD pedals and haven't experienced hot spots, though I have small feet (size 8). Even riding century length rides they have been fine. I like them because I also commute on my bike and I like...
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    Someone already mentioned how bicycle friendly...

    Someone already mentioned how bicycle friendly Microsoft is. Amazon.com is also very supportive of bike commuting. Check out this article.
    Amazon gives a push to biking downtown | Local News | The...
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    All of the suggestions will work. When I commute...

    All of the suggestions will work. When I commute to work I wear cycling specific pants or shorts so I encounter the problem, but sometimes if I run out at lunchtime to grab a bite to eat and I...
  5. For me, if my saddle is too high I get hamstring...

    For me, if my saddle is too high I get hamstring pain. If my saddle is too low I get pain on the front of my knee.
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    It looks like there are a lot of CF bikes that...

    It looks like there are a lot of CF bikes that will take 28mm tires. I have the Orbea Avant which will take 28mm tires, though I'm running 25mm with fenders. I don't think it would fit fenders with...
  7. Thanks for the info on connecting to the...

    Thanks for the info on connecting to the Interurban Trail. I was wondering what the best connection was to that trail. I did ride it last summer starting from 84th St. SE. It was a great way to...
  8. Thank you all for the info. I will probably ride...

    Thank you all for the info. I will probably ride this route in the spring. I'm fine with a little urban riding (I ride in Seattle traffic 5 days a week when commuting), though it would be great if...
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    I really like Road Bike Action. When it comes to...

    I really like Road Bike Action. When it comes to reviews, it seems many of the cycling magazines claim almost everything they review is great, but with just differing degrees of greatness. I assume...
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    My experience has been as follows: At my local...

    My experience has been as follows:

    At my local Specialized shop I bought a current model year bike at full price. After that they always have offered 10% off on current model year bikes.

    At...
  11. Thread: Do the STP!

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    I'm actually surprised there are still rooms. ...

    I'm actually surprised there are still rooms. When I looked about 4 months ago I could only find one room within a few miles of the mid-point.
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    I'm looking forward to participating in my first...

    I'm looking forward to participating in my first STP!
  13. This is great, thank you for sharing your route. ...

    This is great, thank you for sharing your route. I look forward to giving it a try.
  14. Centennial Trail Connection to Sammamish River Trail

    I would like to bike the Centennial Trail from its Northern most point to West Seattle. Ideally, I would take the following route:

    Centennial Trail -->
    Sammamish River Trail -->
    Burke-Gilman...
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    Although I cannot provide specifics for some of...

    Although I cannot provide specifics for some of the areas you are asking about I can share a few routes I take and you could use these to augment yours. I think you will need a Strava account to...
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    This is my first full year riding. Most of my...

    This is my first full year riding. Most of my trips are commuting. I definitely have the bug though. Rode my first century this year and looking forward to the STP next year and perhaps a couple...
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    My fair weather bike has 23's. This is my fair...

    My fair weather bike has 23's. This is my fair weather commuter and weekend ride bike. My rain bike has 25's. This setup has worked well for me.
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    Interesting site, thanks for sharing!

    Interesting site, thanks for sharing!
  19. Thread: Ride With GPS

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    I completely agree. While I could manage with...

    I completely agree. While I could manage with printed maps and cue sheets, it is much faster using some of the technology available to us. I don't have to slow/stop to check the route. Can I...
  20. Thread: Ride With GPS

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    To address the original post, what I typically do...

    To address the original post, what I typically do if I want to travel a new route is first get a sense of where I want to go, then, similar to what CommuteCommando said, I use several tools to plan a...
  21. Thread: Ride With GPS

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    Thanks for testing the route. I'm glad it's not...

    Thanks for testing the route. I'm glad it's not just me. I too can get it to work on RWGPS. For now it's RWGPS or MMR for me. Strava's routing is in beta now so hopefully it improves.
  22. Thread: Ride With GPS

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    Mapping with Strava

    Here is an example where I cannot get Strava to route onto the bike path. This is a location in Seattle. I am able to easily route onto this bike path using MapMyRide. If they can fix this issue...
  23. Thread: Ride With GPS

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    I did set it to use bike paths and also tried it...

    I did set it to use bike paths and also tried it with "Use Popular" turned off, though in this case the path I was trying to route is very popular. Map My Ride routes on this path correctly. I'm...
  24. Thread: Ride With GPS

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    I just tried Strava's route feature for the first...

    I just tried Strava's route feature for the first time. I really like their UI. I think the UI is better than MapMyRide, however Strava is not nearly as good at auto-routing. In many places I...
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    I would be interested in hearing from someone...

    I would be interested in hearing from someone using this light as well. I have been considering it. I like the idea of easily replicable batteries. The only thing holding me back is the desire for...
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