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  1. Sorry all for the posting; I did not realize that...

    Sorry all for the posting; I did not realize that it had damage.
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    I honestly was expecting some homemade yard work...

    I honestly was expecting some homemade yard work contraption when I saw the description:

    Bike Rake
    Bike rake for car. Brand new 50.00 firm
  3. Old Panasonic w/bar end shifters: Hand-Made...

    Old Panasonic w/bar end shifters: Hand-Made Panasonic Touring Deluxe Bicycle, Excellent Condition
  4. I suppose that one could look at indexed shifting...

    I suppose that one could look at indexed shifting in this way: indexing has made cycling more accessible to people who in the past might have been reluctant to put up with the "fuss" of friction...
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    I can understand your perspective since cycling...

    I can understand your perspective since cycling is probably no big thing in the Netherlands. When you're in South Dakota, USA in January riding along and see another cyclist, it's like Little Darwin...
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    Might want to have some rubber gloves when you...

    Might want to have some rubber gloves when you take a test ride on this one:

    DIAMONDBACK STEILACOOM CCX - $700 (Summerset)Cross bike

    56in frame ( medium )
    Some light scratches from bike rack...
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    Need Perspective on Knee Injury

    In 2000 I had a torn meniscus repaired on one of my knees. After a good-paced (for me anyway) early spring ride 6 weeks ago, the knee was hurting like a sum*****. An MRI confirmed that I tore it...
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    C&V Components on Modern Bikes

    Modern components on classic frames is one thing (even I have done that), but how about C&V components on modern rides? I admit that MA-40's aren't that C&V, and the Clements are the recently...
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    Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong

    Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong
  11. Schwinn 754.... Schwinn PARAMOUNT Road 57cm....

    Schwinn 754....

    Schwinn PARAMOUNT Road 57cm.

    Schwinn PARAMOUNT Road 57cm. - $250 (Sioux Falls) http://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_lExkJgS0IuQ_600x450.jpg

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    Check out the spec sheet: Holy smokes, did anyone...

    Check out the spec sheet: Holy smokes, did anyone else realize that you're supposed to replace your BB every year? And of course, we all are aware of the HUGE difference that a one-tooth larger...
  13. I can't say for certain in its last year, but in...

    I can't say for certain in its last year, but in 1986 Victory was second from bottom (Triomphe was lowest rung) (I had a Cannondale with full Victory group as if that matters). Design & performance...
  14. RD is the last version of Victory; think they...

    RD is the last version of Victory; think they called it Victory S3.
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    Tire/rim compatibility is dependent on INNER rim...

    Tire/rim compatibility is dependent on INNER rim width - see Sheldon Brown's handy chart: http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html. The chart is conservative and I have "cheated" on sizing w/o major...
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    The Specialized has better shifters/derailleurs...

    The Specialized has better shifters/derailleurs and is 9-speed (which will better help you find the "sweet spot" gear). That being said, for what you want to do with it, I'd go with the one that...
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    Thanks for the tips sir, and thank you for the...

    Thanks for the tips sir, and thank you for the good wishes for the missus. We were there in November and the Clinic is indeed an amazing place. What we found most interesting is how the world's top...
  18. Is December 26th the Worst Day of the Year?

    "Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit." (Kin Hubbard)

    I was out of food for one of the dogs so I ventured out to Petsmart near the...
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    Rochester MN Question

    The wife has to go to Mayo next month and I was looking for suggestions on unique/local color type places to eat. She's got a full slate of appointments and we'll be leaving on a Saturday, any fun...
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    Western SD resident here with some words of...

    Western SD resident here with some words of advice: the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is August 4-10, 2014. if you come anywhere near this part of the world, the lodging rates will be jacked up...
  21. Black-smoke belching pickup, Confederate flag,...

    Black-smoke belching pickup, Confederate flag, trailer-trash t-shirts: wouldn't be surprised if that was taken in my "beloved" South Dakota.
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    Great ad Kmart, if you're aiming for the 4th...

    Great ad Kmart, if you're aiming for the 4th grade demographic. Maybe the genius' who thought this one up can next come up with a killer flatulence joke.
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    DISCLAIMER: completely useless post that offers...

    DISCLAIMER: completely useless post that offers no meaningful information you were seeking, but I just wanted to vent. Definitely looks like she was rode hard and put up wet (how can someone who's...
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    See this:...

    See this: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=132013&start=0

    If you're looking for something to work on and learn, it looks like a decent frame and $100 for two of 'em looks like a...
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    Thank you all for your comments, there is...

    Thank you all for your comments, there is something to take away from each one.
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