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    That's what I thought he was trying to say!

    I'm no grammerian and my spelling is terrrible, but have we come this far as a nation that we have lost our ability to write alloy wheels? I wonder if the bike also has breaks!
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    Allow hubs?????????????? Am I missing something?

    Allow hubs?????????????? Am I missing something?
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    Rattle can paint job no good.......factory paint good!

    Careful use of polishing compound followed by wax will make the factory job look better and more resistant to chips than you could ever achieve with the can. Oh, and I almost forgot, if you ever...
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    I'm all for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Look, we'll pay just a little and the government will return our money in the form better roads for bicycles, safety innovations, and more.

    I'm sure any programs they initiate will be as good as...
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    I was in sales and maketing for 23 years and this...

    I was in sales and maketing for 23 years and this shop warms my heart. Instead of complaining about wally world, he makes it work to his advantage. There is a saying to the effect that there are no...
  6. Agree with others on this and other points......

    ...sounds too much like an tv infomercial (nuts vs QR)?? He could have added, "no more messy front brakes to hurt you hands when you squeeze! I definitely think the video needs attention!

    As to...
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    $10 a pound?

    $10 a pound?
  8. My order of preference is.......

    ...trigger, thumb(index), thumb (friction), stem(index), stem (friction), two speed kickback, positron, single speed (no shifters), twist grip (ugh)
  9. I read somewhere that people also use this in their....

    ,,,ultra sonic cleaning devices. Posters said it works better than other brands. I've always used dishwashing dertergent and water to clean grease from my hands, but not Dawn. Going to try it.
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    Western Union BIke Delivery Man

    Interesting interview with one of the few remaining who delivered Wester Union telegrams by bike.

    Ray Elfner recalls delivering Western Union telegrams in Depression-era Red Lion - The York...
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    Thanks for posting

    I have a similar hub on a bike I've been unable to date....this should help.
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    Think I'm going with this.....Thanks all. ...

    Think I'm going with this.....Thanks all. Ironically, 10 minutes after my post someone stopped by and bought the knee toe equipped bike!
    Now I have no knee toes!
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    Pronunciation Question of the Day!

    How do you pronounce NITTO? Just put a NITTO stem and bar on a bike, someone asked me about them, and I said they were:

    1. Knit toe

    2. Nye toe

    3. ???

    Thank you in advance for the answer...
  14. Lock looks period and I wouldn't cut it off....

    Drill out rivets to release cable. Paint the body of the lock and let the plate sit in some oxalic acid for a while and see what happens. MIght look nice buffed out and shiny. When done you can...
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    Walmart

    Oh, you mean actual bicycles? Sorry, my bad. Nevermind.
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    Like our Breezers

    Don't know much about mountain bikes, but the Breezer Hybrids my wife and I own (purchased 2009 "leftover" Taiwan made models with no suspension in 2011) have been trouble free. After three thousand...
  17. Wheeeew! Thanks for that post

    I just purchased a yellow jersey (nothing on it....plain bright yellow) because A. It was the only one they had that fit me properly B. It really is high vis and I ride mostly on public streets
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    Tire tread replacement?

    He also does tire tread replacement. Any of you had your tire tread replaced? How does he do that?
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    I posted this photo before

    I had to use a Wald super size basket 'cause Lucky Dog weighs a bit over 20 lbs. and I wanted something more secure than a non-metal basket. Struts on the Wald mount on an axel but with QR axel, I...
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    Not unobtrusive but neither were the originals....

    ...so here you go: The Bicycle Safari: How to make a retro LED bike light
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    Gotta love those yard sales for bargains....

    Gotta love those yard sales for bargains. Stupidly I neglected to ask if they had any other bikes for sale. Fuji is a "ladies" model and my guess is that her partner rode a 27" wheel steed.
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    So you're saying the missing piece is a mirror...

    So you're saying the missing piece is a mirror image but with a hole to fit over the stud? Sounds like an interesting and perhaps usable emergency tool when far away from the stable. Anybody got...
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    Have not seen one of these before!

    Tool kit came in a seat bag on a bike I recently purchased. Tire “irons” have open/closed wrench fittings,
    Some tools are marked Mayfac but others are not. Could have been added to basic set but...
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    Thanks for the imput Damian

    I can use the brakes for a Frankenbike project I have in mind, and can sell off the tires and wheels, but I have seen too many "collectable" bikes ruined by an uninformed owner. I didn't think this...
  25. I always thought you needed...

    ....a French sized tube for Pugs?????:lol:
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