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    So how do you like the KHS? What does it weigh?...

    So how do you like the KHS? What does it weigh? Good luck with it. TIA.
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    Hope you had a good ride on the new Cdale. I...

    Hope you had a good ride on the new Cdale.
    I didn't mind the rain so much. Wish I hadn't taken the wrong turns, tho. Doh!
    -NJg
  3. Sat June 7, 2014 Salem County NJ, Get Ready Metric

    Same message as last year, pretty much:
    This is a good ride put on by the South Jersey Wheelmen, the Get Ready Metric. Choice of 31 or 62 miles.

    SJW Get Ready Metric Century

    Only $25, some...
  4. Burlington NJ Rotary 100 Bicycle Tour Sat May 17, 2014

    Same message as last year:
    This is a good one - not crowded, varying lengths 25/50/64/100 mi, start times from 7am until hours later, nice country, some rollers. First stop is at a historic mill,...
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    What about a curb-hop (curb drop, actually)...

    What about a curb-hop (curb drop, actually) encountered daily on a commuter bike? Will a carbon-fiber fork hold up to that?
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    Expression "Don't get off your bike!"

    From Michael Quinion's World Wide Words e-newletter 22-Mar-2014:

    Warren McLean cited the Australian cautionary phrase don’t get off your bike meaning “don’t lose your temper”. He added, “It used...
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    I pretty much agree with what has been posted...

    I pretty much agree with what has been posted above.

    Still, my high-end-in-2002 aluminum Gary Fisher Paragon frame did just break under me while doing commuter service on paved roads, which is...
  8. Thread: Oms

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    I bought 'OMS' recently at BigMart, and was also...

    I bought 'OMS' recently at BigMart, and was also surprised to find the product to be milky white. But I soaked a chain in it, it seemed to work fine, and air-dried quick enough. I like the low/no...
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    Color advisory

    This, from New Hope PA:
    "A 12 year old boy or a short woman could ride this bike, as its green color is gender neutral."

    Good to know.

    http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/4185538108.html
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    No shirt, no shoes, ...?

    Not sure I'd do business with this shop, which states
    " is known for the old time quality work with service equal to none. "

    http://southjersey.craigslist.org/bid/4215603719.html
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    Yeah, thanks for all the good pics, pcb. I had...

    Yeah, thanks for all the good pics, pcb.
    I had an enjoyable time there again; lots of great bikes to ogle, esp the Bilenkys, the Schwinn exhibit, the Yokeiseasy guys from Lancaster just starting...
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    The 944 was a 4-cyl, the 928 was an 8-cyl, so...

    The 944 was a 4-cyl, the 928 was an 8-cyl, so there was at least some logic to the nomenclature at that time.
  13. I expect I'll see you there again, FB. I've...

    I expect I'll see you there again, FB.
    I've still got at least a year's worth of Chain-L left, but thought I might buy a new bottle if you'll autograph the label for me.
    ;>
    And at Reading Terminal...
  14. Trek 520, 2004, 57cm

    This looks decent, esp for $300.
    (I cannot facilitate.)
    (And yes, I know it is not 'vintage,' but I thought it should be posted somewhere on these boards, and this is the first one that came up...
  15. [QUOTE=[B]shoota;16135186]1986 19" CrMo Nishiki...

    [QUOTE=[B]shoota;16135186]1986 19" CrMo Nishiki Prestige- pink, adolecent bike - $200 (south st.petersburg)

    "barley ridden road bike"
    What, like maybe once a wheat?
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    OK, yeah, this looks like a good chance for me to...

    OK, yeah, this looks like a good chance for me to explore new territory. So thanks. I'm 2 hours away and watching the weather too.
  17. Sat 9/7/13 Montgomery, Somerset County NJ Sourland Spectacular

    This one looks pretty good, near Princeton, 4 routes, 23-mi to 63-mi with some climbing. Good cause, supported, $40 day-of reg. Good info at the site.

    http://spcnj.typepad.com/spectacular/
    ...
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    Sticky: CR 2032 batteries - free taillight

    I need CR 2032 batteries occasionally, for bike computers and lights. My drugstore wants US$7.50 each, and WalMart wants $6.40. However, WM also sells bike taillights for ~ $6.99 that contain 2 of...
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    Yeah, I had that once on my MTB commuter, and...

    Yeah, I had that once on my MTB commuter, and also had to cut them off with a knife.
    I attributed it to cheap tires (can't remember the no-name brand) that must have stiffened up after they had been...
  20. I did this one for the first time several weeks...

    I did this one for the first time several weeks ago, a century, and found the road markings and cue sheets to be well done. Some of it was thru Pinelands and other decent country areas.
    It was a...
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    Sat 8/24/13

    This Sat 8/24/13 Suburban Cyclists Unlimited is hosting their Lake Nockamixon rides out of Doylestown, Bucks County PA. Very nice country. Something for everyone.
  22. d_s, why did the links continue to break? TIA.

    d_s, why did the links continue to break?
    TIA.
  23. Sheldon Brown wrote that Shimano rr ders could...

    Sheldon Brown wrote that Shimano rr ders could handle 30t even tho Shimano said 28t was the max. So on a 2007 bike, 105 rr der, I replaced a worn 12-26 cogset with a 12-30 with no problem. I really...
  24. My new Specialized Roubaix, w full 105, came with...

    My new Specialized Roubaix, w full 105, came with a 12-30 cassette (even tho the spec sheet lists 11-28). So apparently 30t is fine for the 105 rr der.
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    I will probably do this, list one of my vintage 12sp bikes that is in very good shape, but doesn't get much use, and in which I don't have a lot invested.
    Spinlister keeps the renter's credit card...
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