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    "I asked a neighbor the same thing once. She said...

    "I asked a neighbor the same thing once. She said it was popular amongst swingers. Sounds like urban legend to me but she was pretty adamant about it."

    Did she have a star on her house?
  2. Pic 3, seatpost is installed backwards it could...

    Pic 3, seatpost is installed backwards it could make your seat position awkward. Otherwise the bike looks cool and I think you probably could benefit from a crankset with smaller rings. I have...
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    Upon my last acquisition I realized that I had...

    Upon my last acquisition I realized that I had enough bikes that my wife could no longer tell them apart even considering major paint color differences. This is the "sweet spot", simply get all bike...
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    I think it comes from general math or from...

    I think it comes from general math or from geometry:

    A+B+C=N

    A=Number of bikes in basement
    B=Number of bikes in garage
    C=Number of bikes in storage

    N=Total number of bikes in possession
  5. I can't rationalize trying to ride on snow and...

    I can't rationalize trying to ride on snow and ice packed roads when you have alternatives available like your own car to get to work. Sure we all enjoy the ride when the roads are decent but when...
  6. Pretty much the Standard Operating Procedure over...

    Pretty much the Standard Operating Procedure over at Road Bike Review. One moron makes a lame post then 3 or more other make lame copy cat post of a moronic and sophomoric nature. They must be...
  7. Since you didn't post any pictures are we to...

    Since you didn't post any pictures are we to assume that you are still researching which digital camera is the best on for the money? :lol:
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    testing...

    testing
    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7346/10118627075_78108a8b6f_b.jpg
    89 Bottecchia by dorf411, on Flickr
  9. Here is my 89 Bottecchia, first try to insert...

    Here is my 89 Bottecchia, first try to insert image from flikr.

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7346/10118627075_78108a8b6f_b.jpg
    89 Bottecchia by dorf411, on Flickr

    Here is my mid 90's Merckx,...
  10. Thread: VO Pass Hunter

    by Dorf411
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    That is a really cool frame and I was all set to...

    That is a really cool frame and I was all set to buy one but when the released the sizing I sadly found out that won't happen. The largest they have is a 61cm and I would need a 63 or larger. Down...
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    I knew someone like you would show up and bring a...

    I knew someone like you would show up and bring a logical argument. The reality is I am not exactly dumpster diving for anything that will work, I am looking for a keeper bike that meets my desires...
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    Purely for the way it looks, I want to get larger...

    Purely for the way it looks, I want to get larger tires but I don't want to have a giant 4" gap between the rear tire and the seat tube. Irrational? Yes! Bikes are cool and I like how the pretty...
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    I bought a bike last year that had a Sturmey...

    I bought a bike last year that had a Sturmey Archer IG 5 speed hub and I hate it. I thought I would be getting a nice quiet single speed with gears but I was wrong, it isn't quiet and it feels so...
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    Thanks for all of the great suggestions, I will...

    Thanks for all of the great suggestions, I will keep an eye out for something like that. I have had a saved search on fleabay for quite some time searching based on size and about the only that has...
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    I'm pretty certain I don't want a tall MTB,...

    I'm pretty certain I don't want a tall MTB, especially the older ones that came without suspension forks. Aesthetics means a lot to me, and frankly most of the older mtb's were very ugly and...
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    C&V inspired bike options: Help please

    I am looking for a frame thinking mostly that I want something that has canti brakes that will offer the ability to run larger tires up to around 35 to maybe 40mm. So I guess some sort of a touring...
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    This is what I love about these forum things,...

    This is what I love about these forum things, they are always filled with awesome advice that is so tough to get on the street.
  18. Thread: Bike Porn V2.0

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    I owned a Karakoram Elite just like that when I...

    I owned a Karakoram Elite just like that when I lived in San Diego, I think I bought it around 1992.
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    Schwinn 411 w/Internal geared hub 5spd, I also...

    Schwinn 411 w/Internal geared hub 5spd, I also added the fenders. They also have them w/24spd
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    When I was in San Diego I rode much more than I...

    When I was in San Diego I rode much more than I do now, I was commuting 4-5 days a week 12 miles each way. When I was doing that I was riding mostly typical road bikes. I have been having a tough...
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    Here is the other bike I have been commuting on,...

    Here is the other bike I have been commuting on, I removed the factory basket handlebar that was installed and put this one on.

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    Here is something a little different, just...

    Here is something a little different, just converted from drop bars to VO Milan bars with a painted Salsa stem. I was finding it too hard to get comfortable with the nearly 4" drop from the seat to...
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    Look at Gunnar Bikes about half of their frames...

    Look at Gunnar Bikes about half of their frames go up to 66-68cm and there are some options for either standard canti or disk brakes. They have a touring frame, some cross frames, and a couple all...
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    Thanks that is exactly the information I was...

    Thanks that is exactly the information I was looking for.
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    Commuting Advice-Colorado Springs

    Well, I looks like there is about a 99% or better chance that I will be getting a job in Colorado Springs this summer and leaving San Diego. Over the past 15 years in San Diego I have commuted...
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