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  1. I don't see the need for disk brakes on that bike...

    I don't see the need for disk brakes on that bike unless your bombing down a 20 deg angle fire road at 30 mph. I have rode my full suspension mtn bike through quarries, ski slope decents and crazy...
  2. Interesting that you brought this up. My coworker...

    Interesting that you brought this up. My coworker is a huge trek fan has the credit card and three or more trek bikes. When he bought a new carbon Madone two years ago I remember he came in one day 4...
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    LOL! I deal with those kind every Saturday but...

    LOL! I deal with those kind every Saturday but enjoy seeing them just the same....
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    Had a similar experience with a shop that I...

    Had a similar experience with a shop that I thought I would give a try since my go to shop was too busy. Learned my lesson on sticking with good mechanics when it comes to derailleur setup. It also...
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    I never say "passing on your left" just hello,...

    I never say "passing on your left" just hello, good morning, hows going, how ya doin. People respond to that 100% with kindness and don't get alarmed. I also slow down when passing especially someone...
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    Everywhere I go people tell me that this setup is...

    Everywhere I go people tell me that this setup is the brightest they had ever seen. I was riding to work one Saturday in the winter and the fog was so thick you could see maybe 20 feet in front. I...
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    My bad I guess I wasn't clear. I have two surfas...

    My bad I guess I wasn't clear. I have two surfas shield 60's side by side. How they compare to the performance light the first guy has I do not know. What I do know is I have yet to see a light as...
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    I guess my question would be how far are you...

    I guess my question would be how far are you going on tubulars. My Saturday commute is 70 miles round trip and probably the most fun sometimes getting about 30mph for about the last ten miles on the...
  9. Looks goofy having some armband mirror that could...

    Looks goofy having some armband mirror that could change angle depending in the location you have your arms resting. Get one of these and you will wonder why all bikes do not come standard with them....
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    That's probably the first honest opinion going...

    That's probably the first honest opinion going against what the media and tire companies are trying to do with these 25mm tires widths. I love my Michelins Pro 4 but the 25mm are never on sale so I...
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    It seems you figured out my commute to a t and...

    It seems you figured out my commute to a t and that's why I brought it up. I just never changed a tubular or even seen what was involved. I just thought I read somewhere they were less prone to...
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    Its funny you mention this light since I have two...

    Its funny you mention this light since I have two bolted side by side on a makeshift bracket to get really bright. On Saturday when riding home I was stopped by the police and thinking I was doing...
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    That's about the response I was looking for. I...

    That's about the response I was looking for. I ride with Michelin comp 4's at the moment and was thinking of getting something a little deeper then the standard rim and thought I would try carbon...
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    Just got mine and the ring reminds me of the ring...

    Just got mine and the ring reminds me of the ring noise at the beginning of the old black and white "outer Limits" show. People haer it and don't know what to do.......:wtf:
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    Comutting on Carbon Tubulars

    Anybody commute on carbon tubulars? They seem cheaper then clinchers just wasn't sure about flats versus clinchers on everyday roads.:rolleyes:
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    That is great!!!

    That is great!!!
  17. If they are Zero's or SS like mine it could be...

    If they are Zero's or SS like mine it could be the internal roller bearings which are not easily replaced without some special tools. My zeros went about 3 years, 15,000 miles before the right pedal...
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    You are correct sir!

    You are correct sir!
  19. Basically what you have learned is yes you can...

    Basically what you have learned is yes you can get a cheap cost of a bike up front at time of purchase but will eventually pay the same or close to the price of a bike at a bike shop over a short...
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    Like everybody said maybe sit on it see where you...

    Like everybody said maybe sit on it see where you want the bars and then bring it to the shop for inspection. Have the shop true the wheels if needed and change the cables if they are rusted out (may...
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    Definition: Sidewalk: 3-8 foot wide walking path...

    Definition: Sidewalk: 3-8 foot wide walking path shared by anyone with pedestrians getting top priority over any bikers.
    Bike Path or Multi-Use Path: Usually 6-8 foot wide asphalt or...
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    Serfas Helmet safety Light. ...

    Serfas Helmet safety Light.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FVT5HSU/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Superbright and when turned upside down fit right inside the back opening of my...
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    The last time I seen aluminum equipment fail like...

    The last time I seen aluminum equipment fail like that was back in the day when there was all the anodized aluminum parts around of mountain and road pre carbon age. It was usually the non hard...
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    This mirror is hands down the best non-dorkey...

    This mirror is hands down the best non-dorkey anti-Fredly most effective mirror out. Once in in its so easy to adjust and doesn't vibrate at all. I can't tell how many times it has saved my butt from...
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    "But apparently not in your case which maybe a...

    "But apparently not in your case which maybe a function of the saddle a bit too wide which is creating chaffing during the pedal stroke."

    I had that exact problem when I lowered the stem to a more...
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