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  1. I have some reasonably priced shorts from Boure. ...

    I have some reasonably priced shorts from Boure. I'd buy from them again when I need more. http://www.boure.com
  2. Poll: My experience is that weight is mainly eating...

    My experience is that weight is mainly eating with exercise a necessary addition to the plan. I follow Larry North's eating plan, and have been able to lose a lot of weight. I was at 148 this am...
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    Thanks for the comments. I decided not to do it.

    Thanks for the comments. I decided not to do it.
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    Swobo Sanchez frame?

    I'm thinking about building up a single speed on a Swobo Sanchez frame. Anybody have any experience with that frame?
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    I like the Team Professional. I have one on my...

    I like the Team Professional. I have one on my Fuji single speed, and one selling on eBay right now! http://www.ebay.com/itm/231254592629?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 . ...
  6. Thread: XXCycles.com

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    I just bought a Stronglight Compact crankset, the...

    I just bought a Stronglight Compact crankset, the bottom bracket the fits, and a Campy 12-27 cassette. Thanks for sharing your experience.
  7. Thread: XXCycles.com

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    XXCycles.com

    Has anyone bought components from the French on line store "XX Cycles.com?" Are there hassles, like customs duties, etc.? How reliable are they. Are they just a French "Ribble?" or what?
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    Hi, Dave. You'd likely find the same as your...

    Hi, Dave. You'd likely find the same as your last visit. Tons of racing bikes and mountain bikes. I was looking for a "regular" bike for my daughter at a shop near me. There were some, pricey. I...
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    Veloce vs. Stronglight compact cranksets?

    This is a cross post from another forum, but I wanted to see what these forumites thought. I have a GIOS Compact Pro that's all Campy. The Chorus alloy crankset is 39/53 square taper. AS "Old and...
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    Try the internet.

    Try the internet.
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    I remembered the left hand thread. The shimano...

    I remembered the left hand thread. The shimano tool that fits it stripped out the teeth. I'm going to either hacksaw it out by hand, or give up and get professional help. Thanks for the tips!
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    Stuck bottom bracket

    In removing a bottom bracket on my steel bike, the drive side will not unscrew. I think the aluminum and steel have welded. How can I remove this without ruining the threads in the steel frames' ...
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    Breakaways vs. Peloton

    I'm no racer but I ride all the time and am a racing fan. Not a clue on tactics. Watching the Giro today, there's about a 5 minute breakaway. Crashes galore in the peloton. Again, the peloton...
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    Looks like a PX10 to me. I love that Stronglight...

    Looks like a PX10 to me. I love that Stronglight crankset. What are you going to do with it?
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    Segways are entirely to dorkish for me. I'd take...

    Segways are entirely to dorkish for me. I'd take the money.
  16. Nice going. That plus 911 is the way to handle...

    Nice going. That plus 911 is the way to handle it. That dislocated shoulder will remind him of the day. Sometimes they both turn on the 3d party. I'm glad that didn't happen. I'm in Texas and...
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    Look for wheels and a crankset at Harris Cyclery ...

    Look for wheels and a crankset at Harris Cyclery Harris Cyclery: Your Fixed-Gear Bicycle Headquarters! . The Sugino crankset is reasonable and looks good. You might want to look at an ENO rear hub...
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    Were I to switch, 105 is what I'd get. As is, I...

    Were I to switch, 105 is what I'd get. As is, I have Chorus on one bike, and Campy mixtures on others. Never thought Record was worth the money. My favorite shifters are Centaur. Just go with...
  19. Compact crankset - Front derailleur question

    I'm considering going to a compact crankset, 34/50. Will I need a "compact" or "triple" front derailleur?
  20. Thread: Which Crankset?

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    Thanks so much, RollCNY, your experience kept me...

    Thanks so much, RollCNY, your experience kept me from making a big mistake! I need to keep the bike all Campy 10, anyway.
  21. Thread: Which Crankset?

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    Which Crankset?

    I am considering a change in gearing by switching to a compact crankset. The bike is a GIOS Compact Pro, that has a 53/39 Chorus, alloy and square taper, crankset turning a 13-29 cluster [see...
  22. Cycling. Swimming. Yoga. Light Weights. ...

    Cycling. Swimming. Yoga. Light Weights. Push-ups and pull-ups.
  23. I just use mink oil on my Brooks Team...

    I just use mink oil on my Brooks Team Professional. Both sides of the saddle. Then I just rode it. Best saddle in the world.
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    I have a CAAD5 that I set up as a Campy centaur...

    I have a CAAD5 that I set up as a Campy centaur triple (I already had the parts) with chorus open pro wheels and 28c tires (the tires just barely fit - very little clearance - but they clear and do...
  25. Why would you sell the Peugeot U08? I'd keep it.

    Why would you sell the Peugeot U08? I'd keep it.
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