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    Allow me to add, Cat 6 racers riding WAY too fast...

    Allow me to add, Cat 6 racers riding WAY too fast for busy MUPS.
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    I am partial to the Zinn books. I bought both...

    I am partial to the Zinn books. I bought both the mountain bike and road bike manuals. The Bicycling magazine book is pretty good also, imho
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    My .02, I recently picked up Jagwire cable and...

    My .02, I recently picked up Jagwire cable and housing cutters on ebay. The price was not bad, and I had gotten to the point that they were necessary. Beyond that, my box has cone wrenches, hex...
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    Niagara

    Niagara
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    Well, it finally came loose. A friendly neighbor...

    Well, it finally came loose. A friendly neighbor with a 16" crescent wrench and a little more time and muscle and it worked loose. Thanks for all the advice everyone.
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    Thanks for the info. It sounds like this may be...

    Thanks for the info. It sounds like this may be the case. The drive side definitely is plastic and reverse threaded. The non-drive side is metal (and still stuck after two days of intermittent...
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    Trek Antelope BB removal

    Morning all,

    My latest project is a Trek 820. From the descriptions at Vintage Trek, it appears to be a 1992 as it has the blue paint with the black swirlies. My difficulty is removing the...
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    Congratulations - Sounds like you work for a...

    Congratulations - Sounds like you work for a company that takes employee/family wellness seriously. It would be nice if more companies would do the same because the benefits for them in the long run...
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    Love the Pedersen! Would love to have one, if...

    Love the Pedersen! Would love to have one, if only to see the faces of my riding group when I showed up for a group ride.
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    What he said!

    What he said!
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    My most complete has been a Schwinn Traveler,...

    My most complete has been a Schwinn Traveler, frame built in 1954, 3 speed SW, and a lot of abuse, leading to a complete strip and paint. All I am missing is a set of fenders. These seem impossible...
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    Thank you for that. I disassembled and cleaned...

    Thank you for that. I disassembled and cleaned it tonight, and think you may be right about it being worn out.
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    With all respect to the many of you who know much...

    With all respect to the many of you who know much more than I do, Bianchi Girl and I are correct. It is a cassette, and I at least know the difference between the two, or at least when they are...
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    Is, or was, Falcon a low price alternative to the...

    Is, or was, Falcon a low price alternative to the more well known names for parts? I have read that cassettes are not necessarily interchangeable with freehubs. Is there a chance that (assuming...
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    Update - It is a cassette. Go figure! A local...

    Update - It is a cassette. Go figure! A local LBS took one look at it and recognized that. They did have the lockring tool and was able to pull it in a couple of minutes. Thanks everyone for the...
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    Another entry into the file of "things Bob was...

    Another entry into the file of "things Bob was wrong about"; I started out with the assumption that as a 7 speed it would not be a freewheel. Was this around the time of the change-over? My...
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    Having trouble removing a casette

    I recently picked up a Raleigh M20 for a winter project, and am having trouble removing the cassette. This is a Shimano SIS 7 speed rear, and the lock ring has Falcon IGS written on it. My cassette...
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    I use the Timex Digital, and have had very good...

    I use the Timex Digital, and have had very good luck with them. Being digital, you have no issues with cross-talk, which the analog units are subject to. I appreciate that I can change the battery...
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    +1 for the Feedback.

    +1 for the Feedback.
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    I just upgraded to a Saris Thelma rack. It was a...

    I just upgraded to a Saris Thelma rack. It was a bit expensive, but much less that the Kuat I had my eyes on. I need to carry as many as three bikes, and like the attachment much better that...
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    Pretty productive day there for me this year. I...

    Pretty productive day there for me this year. I found some needed parts for a Trek 820 build I have in the works, and a possible source of fenders for a 1954 Schwinn Traveler I built for my son. I...
  22. Anyone heading to Collinsville tomorrow?

    The yearly Collinsville, IL show and bike swap is tomorrow. Any of you St. Louis area members attending?
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    I can't improve on the advice, so I'll just wish...

    I can't improve on the advice, so I'll just wish you luck. I did my first century at 58, so you are still a young-un. Go get it.
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    Very nice - the more I see of the "Miami Vice"...

    Very nice - the more I see of the "Miami Vice" Ironman models, the more I like them.
  25. I am a big fan of LG bibs. I own both the corsa...

    I am a big fan of LG bibs. I own both the corsa and mondo evo models. They are both compression fit, so I had to go up a size from my other LG shorts. The chamois is very comfortable to me; much...
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