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    I might be breaking a rule about dead threads...

    I might be breaking a rule about dead threads here ... but in case it helps anyone, in my case I thinkthe broken spoke problem was caused by the wheel dishing being off. I tried once again to even...
  2. Thanks! actually went up and back down the east...

    Thanks! actually went up and back down the east side .. but this coming weekend going to take this route. thanks for the update.
  3. I-70 Idaho Springs East to Central City Parkway

    I am planning on doing Squaw Pass from Bergen Park to Idaho Springs tomorrow, and heading east from there to eventually get on Hwy 40 back to Bergen/Evergreen.
    Last year I did this 3 times in the...
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    Had someone at the LBS tell me that those Xerxes...

    Had someone at the LBS tell me that those Xerxes tires, while good, also would not fit my frame. Plus they're a bit pricey. I will probably go the CL route to buy used or trade to get more of a true...
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    new studded tires, too big for my bike

    I just got a pair of Nokian Hakkeplitta A10 700 x 32 72 Studs for my Trek 1220 that I use for commuting.
    I knew it would be tight, but unfortunately they're just too big.
    The tire rubs on the...
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    Hey! Been commuting all year but it has gotten...

    Hey! Been commuting all year but it has gotten harder lately. This morning started out in the low 20's and a light crosswind for the first 8 miles or so. Turned mostly south just as the wind
    picked...
  7. Wow, great informative responses. Much...

    Wow, great informative responses. Much appreciated.
    I guess I have one more question for now, anyone ride the area around Delbert Rd. and Singing Hills Rd.? That area seems a bit dangerous to me....
  8. Parker/Franktown/Castle Rock rural/county roads

    Here in the SW Denver metro area and the adjacent foothills there are bikes on the roads and people are used to it.
    Even up the canyons where the roads aren't very wide, there are plenty of bikes.
    ...
  9. Enjoyed your video. Didn't realize how developed...

    Enjoyed your video. Didn't realize how developed the trail system is down there now. Thanks.
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    Well, I made it, my first century. This was a...

    Well, I made it, my first century. This was a very challenging ride for me, took me 8.5 hours (including breaks). There was very little shade and temps reached the upper 80's.
    My outer left knee...
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    Interesting question. I also keep track of my...

    Interesting question. I also keep track of my commute times and note the weather and any problems I had. I find that my speeds are pretty much the same, usually no more than 2-3 minutes difference....
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    High Drive is the only part of this route that I...

    High Drive is the only part of this route that I haven't done. Squaw pass road last weekend was a mess for a couple of miles followed by a detour. But, they are in the process of repaving it. Thanks...
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    Red Rocks Century

    Hi, just wondering if anyone on here is planning on doing this ride. I signed up last week.
    No one I've mentioned it to has even heard of it. I'm curious to see how many riders there will be.
    From...
  14. I hope the baby and mother are ok.

    I hope the baby and mother are ok.
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    I never go at that slow of a pace on those...

    I never go at that slow of a pace on those trails, but I always slow to a near-stop around small children, I never blow by people on foot and always let them know that I'm coming. As for the downtown...
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    Ugh. I had to return home unexpectedly, so didn't...

    Ugh. I had to return home unexpectedly, so didn't get a chance to ride. I will be back, probably in the fall, and I'll line up a bike before I leave home this time.
    So hopefully I will have a...
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    What about 27 from 192 up to and around Lake...

    What about 27 from 192 up to and around Lake Louisa, then back down via 33 and back over to 27? Looks tame enough on the map.
    That would be about 45-50 miles for me. Thanks for the repl(y/ies) by...
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    Road biking SW of Disney area

    Hey Floridians,
    I'm here from Denver, CO, staying SW of Disney World, about 15 miles west of Kissimmee for the next week. I have an opportunity to get
    out early next week and do some riding. Wanted...
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    Cateye Astrale 8 battery killer

    Hello,
    I've had this Cateye Astrale 8 since last July. Worked fine until about November, then the battery died. I put in a new battery and then didn't go to use
    it until a week or 2 later (this is...
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    My coldest ever was my 7 mile commute from school...

    My coldest ever was my 7 mile commute from school to home when it was 3F (-16C). I fondly remember it because when I went down on the ice at one point I was going fast enough to slide partway up the...
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    long day, that wasn't clear. didn't just rebuild...

    long day, that wasn't clear. didn't just rebuild it, just tried to even out the tension then trued it up.
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    argh..... well I just spent an hour doing just...

    argh..... well I just spent an hour doing just that. I will take it out for a quick mile and another adjustment for the 28 mile round trip on Monday.
    fingers crossed
    thanks
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    Hey, I've been having a similar problem since I...

    Hey, I've been having a similar problem since I got a new set of wheels for an old Trek 1220, a little over a year ago. I use this bike to commute and that's about it. I weigh about 190-195 lbs. and...
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    3rd commute of the semester last evening, just...

    3rd commute of the semester last evening, just one class to attend (another being taken independently). About 50 degrees, West - Northwest winds gusting to 40mph, pretty much a tailwind going in. was...
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    you got me. 222922

    you got me.
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