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  1. For what ever it is worth, at higher speeds this...

    For what ever it is worth, at higher speeds this is putting out about 6 watts. That output has to come from some input which is your legs, If you are putting out 120 watts on average you loose...
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    This problem was not unique to tandems. My...

    This problem was not unique to tandems. My single bike and many others had same problem. The problem seemed to be even more than the spring as it required redesign of some internals to truly fix...
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    I think you just have to order from top directly...

    I think you just have to order from top directly to be sure you get new stock. Talk to the rep direct
    Tay to be sure. I am loving them more and more every day I ride.
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    I have to agree that there never is a shortage of...

    I have to agree that there never is a shortage of diverse opinions on here. For me though the number of flats I had on 25s was a hassle big enough to warrant starting on a bigger tire if I had the...
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    I have done a 1000 mile tour on 700x25s and 30...

    I have done a 1000 mile tour on 700x25s and 30 pounds of gear. It gets the job done but you will have more flats. Not as comfy as 28s or 32s either. Why not get just one bigger tire and ride that....
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    You could certainly bot some better rubber other...

    You could certainly bot some better rubber other than lowly old entry level Gatorskins... Some nice Vittorias maybe?
  7. I figured it out - No tire levers AT THE VALVE...

    I figured it out - No tire levers AT THE VALVE STEM! That is what the card meant!
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    It is a good deal even just for the magazine. It...

    It is a good deal even just for the magazine. It is the only mag I read cover to cover every article and editorial. Very informative. Great organization to sponsor to. I think you can get a...
  9. Hair does wick water away from the skin, giving...

    Hair does wick water away from the skin, giving the sweat more surface area for faster evaporation and more effective cooling. It also keeps some of the sweat from rolling off of the skin further...
  10. Wow, that is a big statement. Do you have any...

    Wow, that is a big statement. Do you have any examples to support this? I mean, I use my engineering equations all of the time to design real world structures and systems. If these things do not...
  11. The more common scientific approach would be to...

    The more common scientific approach would be to control all variables except one then test that way, not to test with a bunch of variables changing then trying to tease out the impact of changing one...
  12. Nice to see actual science here instead of...

    Nice to see actual science here instead of endless opinions. But alas the opinions still have to voice.

    Wind tunnel testing, if done properly can lead to very predictable conclusions about real...
  13. My LBS has been using a service that rebuilds...

    My LBS has been using a service that rebuilds them for $35 a piece. I'll see if I can get the contact info for you.
  14. Side visibility is okay, but it is indirect (you...

    Side visibility is okay, but it is indirect (you can see white diffused light but not the LED source from 90 degrees. From 45 degrees not bad at all. I found the set on Amazon for $17. If you...
  15. As an additional option you can also shim it out...

    As an additional option you can also shim it out a very small amount with paper thin metal shim stock bent to cover two sides of the spindle. At the very shallow angle it has insignificant impact on...
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    Yes sorry if there was confusion. I have the...

    Yes sorry if there was confusion. I have the hy/rds on a single bike. I have used bb7 calipers on both single and tandem. I can tell you that comparing bb7 vs hy/rd on a single bike shows an...
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    The problem is fixed these are outstanding brakes...

    The problem is fixed these are outstanding brakes that self adjust properly now. What sort of update are you looking g for?
  18. Thanks. I am wondering if I am misunderstanding...

    Thanks. I am wondering if I am misunderstanding what the label is supposed to mean. I cannot imagine there is a reason you cannot use them, but why the label then.
  19. Cannot use tire levers on new Shimano Ultegra 6800 rims?

    Hello. I got a new set of Shimano 6800 wheels this week but they both have a yellow tag taped over the rim with a picture of a tire lever next to the rim and a big crossed out sign over the tire...
  20. I am not going to tell you that you need...

    I am not going to tell you that you need something other than what you asked for. If you want a AAA set of lights then here is the best deal hands down on a set of front and rear AAA lights. The...
  21. Thread: Disc Brakes?

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    You donot want to put a disc brake adapter onto a...

    You donot want to put a disc brake adapter onto a frame that was not designed for the stresses generated by it... It coukd cause anything from poor handling to component/frame failure.
  22. You can get both really cheap and okay stuff from...

    You can get both really cheap and okay stuff from China and Taiwan. The really cheap stuff has inferior design, materials and workmanship, not just workmanship. The good and the bad can both come...
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    It might be better to install all of the ground ...

    It might be better to install all of the ground heat pumps BEFORE you kill all of the people...
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    Sticky: I bought 2 of these a few months ago and they are...

    I bought 2 of these a few months ago and they are great. BikePakmart - Super Bright 1-Watt Headlight, 1/2 Watt Taillight, Safety Light Set, Quick-Release, Weather Resistant the tail light is...
  25. Ugh. What model comotion? I have a new Cascadia...

    Ugh. What model comotion? I have a new Cascadia but set it up with ultra 9 speed. If you bought whole bike assembled from Como then they should handle warranty through your lbs.
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