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  1. Nice! Anywhere near the Arc will be filled up...

    Nice! Anywhere near the Arc will be filled up very early in the AM. A warning, though- as an American, be aware that Europeans generally do not have the same concept of orderly crowds or respect...
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    I thought the GPS overrode the GSC-10 to measure...

    I thought the GPS overrode the GSC-10 to measure speed, unless the signal was lost. Are you sure the GPS is on?

    Edit to add: the arm postion of my GSC-10 in relation to the wheel magnet is MUCH...
  3. Please don't be the Tri-guy.:p 389246

    Please don't be the Tri-guy.:p
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    Are you saying both tires drop the same amount of...

    Are you saying both tires drop the same amount of pressure during the same interval? If so, I vote your technique and/or pump.
    If it's only one tire, I'd say to check the tube for a small leak.
  5. Buy a closeout pair of road shoes, some new Look...

    Buy a closeout pair of road shoes, some new Look Delta cleats, and be done with it.
    I wouldn't use my good Sidi road shoes on a spin bike anyway, too much sweating from the stationary workout.
  6. +1 for the Variado. I have an Al Focus hybrid...

    +1 for the Variado. I have an Al Focus hybrid and they make a good frame. They'be been building AL CX bikes for a while now.
    Combined with the 10-speed 105 drivetrain it's a great deal.
    21 lbs 1...
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    Oh no! Now the thread will be the Compact vs....

    Oh no! Now the thread will be the Compact vs. Triple debate!:p

    OP, that looks like a good choice. Ride the hell out of it.
  8. Wasn't there a thread about the 'signature...

    Wasn't there a thread about the 'signature crimps' from famous cycling mechanics? I do two parallel diagonal lines.
  9. Nice! Good to know that Focus stands behind...

    Nice! Good to know that Focus stands behind their product. Post up a pic of the new build when you get it done.
  10. I shopped a lot of hybrids for a similar bike you...

    I shopped a lot of hybrids for a similar bike you are looking for-- before looking at my daughters tuition and room/board bills, upon which I cut my budget roughly in third and purchased my Focus...
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    The Delta cleats are for older Look pedals. ...

    The Delta cleats are for older Look pedals. Shimano licensed the Look design and used it for a while before they transitioned to their now-standard SPD-SL.

    Shimano "Look" Compatible Pedals -...
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    Here is my $500 Gravel Grinder. Purchased to run...

    Here is my $500 Gravel Grinder. Purchased to run the GAP/C&O Canal Towpath. Have put 3.5K miles on this so far since purchase, most on gravel or dirt.
    2009 Focus Arriba cheapo AL hybrid with...
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    Sorry to hear about your troubles and glad you...

    Sorry to hear about your troubles and glad you found a coping and re-centering strategy with cycling. I often call cycling my meditation and relaxation; not relaxation for my body but for my mind. ...
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    Or better yet, share your hobbies with your wife...

    Or better yet, share your hobbies with your wife and kids. They might just fall in love with them too. My wife was not all that active before we met. Yet she and my kids now love to ski, bike and...
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    I'm with Nachoman, my bike always went with us on...

    I'm with Nachoman, my bike always went with us on family vacations. Matter of fact, I usually took my hardtail beater carried on the 4-bike hitch mounted rack with the wife and kid's bikes, AND I...
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    I purchased my wife's Diamondback Clarity 2...

    I purchased my wife's Diamondback Clarity 2 hybrid from Nashbar and my Focus Arriba hybrid from the now-defunct O2 Gearshop website. In both instances I had gift cards to use, so I used those to...
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    Second the Focus Izalco Ergoride. I was all set...

    Second the Focus Izalco Ergoride. I was all set on a Roubaix until I rode the Focus.
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    Didn't know the inaccuracies of Mapmyride pointed...

    Didn't know the inaccuracies of Mapmyride pointed out above, at least in my somewhat hilly area the data is close to that of my Garmin.

    Mapmyride is useful for a before-ride recon of an area. I...
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    Huey is spot on, I like Mapmyride for the...

    Huey is spot on, I like Mapmyride for the Elevation profile view of the route showing a visual representation of the climbs and descents along the route.

    Preloaded routes sometimes have climb...
  20. Well the OP is riding the flats of FL so there...

    Well the OP is riding the flats of FL so there goes that argument. I agree, 70 cadence is too low. Spin 80-90 for aerobic benefit and muscle tone.

    Also agree to keep the compact with a casette...
  21. Yes, just got a chance to confirm this. If you...

    Yes, just got a chance to confirm this. If you upload from file, Strava will preserve the segments data.
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    The rack stay that affixes to the seat stay on...

    The rack stay that affixes to the seat stay on the side with interference needs to be bent around (either outside, or inside) to clear the caliper and adjuster.
    I would try to bend the included stay...
  23. My laptop running IE11 won't upload to Strava...

    My laptop running IE11 won't upload to Strava from my Edge 500; I get same error as you and have tried to download/install Communicator many times. It is installed, just doesn't work. So I just...
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    I picked up a '12 closeout Ergoride 3.0 last...

    I picked up a '12 closeout Ergoride 3.0 last year. Mine is spec'd with SRAM Force drivetrain, FSA cockpit, Fizik Aliante saddle, and Fulcrum Racing 5 wheel set. I have not changed anything since I...
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    That would be a decent choice for your commute,...

    That would be a decent choice for your commute, assuming that it fits you and everything works ( check the operation of the geartrain and brakes, make sure the suspension fork is not binding or...
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