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  1. Tiny 853 Jamis Dragon frame 13" more like 11.5"-NOLA $125

    This is a TINY C-C=11.5 C-T=13 Reynolds 853 frame for 26" wheels.
    Suitable for folks 4'10" to 5'4"
    Standover is about 25" with 2" wide tires
    $125 in NOLA
    Shipping FED EXis about $55...
  2. Slight aside- I'm not one bit car free-but I...

    Slight aside-
    I'm not one bit car free-but I follow local-New Orleans-trends
    We now have a Bicycle Powered Moving Service
    Yeah started advertising on CL several months back
    Just $20/hr (too cheap...
  3. I've done what you suggest 700c on 26" frame...

    I've done what you suggest
    700c on 26" frame fork
    It was pointless and I ended up using extremely long reach caliper brakes-from those 20" bikes
    I undid it in short order.
    Just get taller 26"...
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    FBinNY Maybe but I would expect maybe a few...

    FBinNY
    Maybe but I would expect maybe a few "chips" or scrapes on the edges -from aggressive "insertion"
    not literally crumbling- as in "needing new pads"
    Normal pads are extremely tough-
    they...
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    Wow That-brake pads just crumbling-is rare. Pad...

    Wow
    That-brake pads just crumbling-is rare.
    Pad material is TOUGH-it normally takes "forever" to wear them away
    and they sure as heck aren't brittle.
    Make sure you let the seller know-they should...
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    rms13 Wow mom too- 60 yo folks, chasing someone...

    rms13
    Wow mom too- 60 yo folks, chasing someone down the street-midnight-screeching loudly enough to attract the neighbors.
    You have my sympathy.
    Good that you are on friendly terms with him.
    He...
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    Moyene Testosterone Replacement Therapy-is...

    Moyene
    Testosterone Replacement Therapy-is LEGAL!
    Not sure how your racing organization deals with it
    But it is legal-pilots MDs at no licensure risk at all from it.
    And in general...
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    howeeee has a point. This AH is your neighbor,so...

    howeeee has a point.
    This AH is your neighbor,so you will cross paths with him pretty frequently
    And in light of what you wrote "One day him and his parents were chasing someone down the street...
  9. That is true. We-I- have a 2006 Prius and I'm...

    That is true.
    We-I- have a 2006 Prius and I'm pretty sure I could use its relatively nimble quality to nail a cyclist as throughly as I could SMUSH one with our lumbering 98 suburban.
    But I'm...
  10. Rode a bike a lot-got prostate cancer That is...

    Rode a bike a lot-got prostate cancer
    That is exactly what that study implies ???

    Now prostate cancer is very common in older men
    so it would be a better study if it indicated high mile riders...
  11. Wow 1 mile 500 ft gain-at the end of a work...

    Wow 1 mile 500 ft gain-at the end of a work day-hmmmm
    I would probably break down and get an electric "boost" for my bike(if I didn't just drive-which is what I do)
    Just gaining 500 ft- assuming...
  12. OK The columnist didn't actually "call for...

    OK
    The columnist didn't actually "call for assaulting cyclists"
    so original heading was a lie
    What the columnist actual wrote was typical "I don't like bikes bike riders-if they keep pissing "us...
  13. Matariki-it looked maybe 50% faster than...

    Matariki-it looked maybe 50% faster than walking-meaning not much.
    And yeah-hanging one leg to the side- looked awkward
    AND- suppose you have to dodge a car
    Perhaps a "Killer motorist" the sort...
  14. Thread: pets NO WAY

    by phoebeisis
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    Keith99 You are right-often big dogs are...

    Keith99
    You are right-often big dogs are extremely mild mannered-great with kids and frequently great with smaller pets
    Lately our dogs have been greyhounds.Many-about 1/2-are cat safe-indifferent...
  15. Ski across frozen hell to destroy Nazi heavy...

    Ski across frozen hell to destroy Nazi heavy water-now they have bike escalators?
    Awfully costly solution when you can just walk up-pushing your bike?
    And they maintain it in their bitter weather?...
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    Is is actually illegal to leave a no injury bike...

    Is is actually illegal to leave a no injury bike crash that didn't happen on a street?
    Was this on a bike path trail or an actual street?

    It is certainly CS to do what the crasher did-but illegal?
  17. Thread: pets NO WAY

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    Cat and dog owners are accustomed to minor...

    Cat and dog owners are accustomed to minor scratches
    and the older generation-I'm 63-were less concerned about minor-blood drawing-injuries of all types
    Just part of growing up-hose it off soap...
  18. Escalator for bikes? What kind of candy a$$ bike...

    Escalator for bikes?
    What kind of candy a$$ bike rider would suggest that?
    If someone is too feeble to just push his/her bike uphill(assuming too little gearing)-
    they probably are too feeble to...
  19. Cops investigated Tried to charge the "truck...

    Cops investigated
    Tried to charge the "truck people"
    but charges were rejected
    a bit unclear why-
    my guess is the jurors saw something or were told something that led them to think the rider...
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    Plus-as alluded to- it-nice pricy bike-will get...

    Plus-as alluded to- it-nice pricy bike-will get stolen(maybe)
    There are sooo many cheap mid late 1990's cromo steel framed Trek-not really MTB MTBs 700,800,900 series(700 have 700c wheels if it...
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    Tandempower What you wrote" It doesn't matter...

    Tandempower
    What you wrote" It doesn't matter how people feel. They all have the right to live in areas where the choice/freedom to switch transportation modes is available to them."

    Just isn't...
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    Of course they dope. It is a HUGE advantage for...

    Of course they dope.
    It is a HUGE advantage for an oldster-and the Testosterone is so widely available,and legal-of course they do.
    And of course you won't suspect them-doctor pilot etc- duh safe...
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    Below- the bounty of Suburbia-550 grams-typical...

    Below- the bounty of Suburbia-550 grams-typical daily haul-eat some freeze some-usually we'll get 2 months of tomatoes from the summer crop
    I will try a fall crop this year ,if I don't get too lazy....
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    These COKE crates-will hold two grocery paper...

    These COKE crates-will hold two grocery paper bags filled with groceries-small cargo net of course-and double the bags if possible
    I had them on my motorcycles-and occasionally mount one on a bike...
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    Poll: Wow- unusual- Don't suppose you are on some...

    Wow- unusual-
    Don't suppose you are on some statin-and some incredibly aggressive cardiologist drove it that low?
    You are naturally that low?
    Surprised you aren't in some study-hunting for the WHY...
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