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  1. Wet Keyboard - washed

    Just to see what would happen I took an old keyboard out of service and stuck it in the dishwasher. No soap and no ultra heated water. I let it air dry for several days, plugged it in and it was not...
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    Take a look at the Cannondale Adventure and Quick...

    Take a look at the Cannondale Adventure and Quick series too, because I believe you can get those under $500 with a helmet and they would be good, well-equipped hybrids. Lights and racks and such...
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    I've been riding a 2009 Q5 hard for two years...

    I've been riding a 2009 Q5 hard for two years now. Of course there are better bikes out there, lighter, perhaps sexier with higher end components.....but......this bike has been absolutely bullet...
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    This is such a no brainer for me that I haven't...

    This is such a no brainer for me that I haven't taken the time to read all six pages of various rationalizations for breaking the law. We have a very strong bike advocacy population in my community...
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    I'd stay close to home with that cut tire. If you...

    I'd stay close to home with that cut tire. If you want to enjoy riding without the worry of a problem I'd say replace the tire. I'd never be comfortable with it.
  6. I always went with the "it's better to ask...

    I always went with the "it's better to ask forgiveness than permission" course of action when it was something that I just had to do. I got in a lot of trouble but the happy feeling stayed with me...
  7. I had great results from calling Burley. They...

    I had great results from calling Burley. They know the bikes and will be able to suggest the correct hitch for your bike. I had no trouble getting through and the person I talked to was great. Phone...
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    Just when you think you've seen it...

    Just when you think you've seen it all.......along comes someone that wants to tour on a bike with a ferret and is considering adding an air conditioner to his load. I'd suggest adding a girl friend...
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    Sticky: thook - I'd love to see what you come up with...

    thook -

    I'd love to see what you come up with as a homemade version of the Burley. PLEASE post pictures if you accomplish the task. I'm sure that if you don't need to worry about folding the...
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    Sticky: thook - I do overnighters on the Katy on a...

    thook -
    I do overnighters on the Katy on a regular basis (I live 10 min from it in the Marthasville, Mo area) and use a Burley Nomad trailer instead of panniers. The trailer is a bit expensive...
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    I hacksawed just the handle off of a cheap golf...

    I hacksawed just the handle off of a cheap golf club and wire tied it to the rear of the basket on my tadpole Catrike. It's long enough to keep the flag in and narrow enough of a tube to not let the...
  12. Thread: Missouri

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    Riderglide

    Hate to say it but I had to miss that round of tunes and I knew it at the time. I have more than my share of used ticket stubs from over the years and have kinda put live shows on the list of things...
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    Hey OBGuy....I live in Washington and use Dutzow...

    Hey OBGuy....I live in Washington and use Dutzow or Marthasville as my trail head....If you see a silver Cannondale hybrid with too much junk bolted to it and a Grateful Dead sticker on the steering...
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    Sticky: All I have found on this thread about trailers...

    All I have found on this thread about trailers and touring is about single wheel BOB trailers. I have a relatively new 2 wheel Burley Nomad that I use for grocery hauling and day long "picnic" trips...
  15. The LBS adjusted the stem pretty well so I...

    The LBS adjusted the stem pretty well so I haven't touched it yet. Sounds like something to do since it's snowing once again this week. If I manage it I'll post it.
  16. Thread: Drop Ends?

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    I like bar ends for the additional hand positions...

    I like bar ends for the additional hand positions available. You could use these in a downward position or swing them up for a more upright riding style. When I'm in traffic I just use the flat bar...
  17. My wife finally pulled the trigger on the...

    My wife finally pulled the trigger on the Cannondale Adventure 1 and we couldn't be happier. This is actually more bike than she needs but I pushed her towards it because of the internal hub...
  18. Different Components in Different LBS on Same Bike

    I have my eye on a '10 Cannondale CX Ultra at my LBS. When I compare components on the one at the LBS some of them are different than the components that I see on the Cannondale website for the same...
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    Me in 1973 living in Omaha the year after H.S....

    Me in 1973 living in Omaha the year after H.S. graduation. I took lots of pictures back then but I have none of my bike from that time.
    I guess I was too busy doing other things. Those are some...
  20. That's a nice bike....somehow it never made it on...

    That's a nice bike....somehow it never made it on my radarscreen.
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    My goal for bike riding these days is to be able...

    My goal for bike riding these days is to be able to poke along and smell the roses. I should put a slow moving vehicle triangle on the back of my bikes cuz I really do go that slow. Going fast on two...
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    I've never seen a Quick without rack mounts...I...

    I've never seen a Quick without rack mounts...I think you're going to be fine. That will be a nice bike too but I agree with another comment that you made about missing the disc brakes that are on...
  23. I use a set of Planet Bike fenders on my...

    I use a set of Planet Bike fenders on my Cannondale Q5 and they fit nicely, are strong, and light, and provide good coverage. I try not to ride in the rain so I'm not sure where all the muck comes...
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    I too use two rear lights. Both are Planet Bike...

    I too use two rear lights. Both are Planet Bike Supers and I run one on blinking mode and the other on steady mode. This may be overkill but if a car runs up your back end the real definition of...
  25. Sticky: I'm a bit confused. On this forum there are two...

    I'm a bit confused. On this forum there are two stickies from Tom Stormcrowe, moderator. The first one states that the bike and trike marketplace forum must not be used to sell anything and goes so...
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