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  1. Camera Bracket for Trekking (Butterfly) Handlebars

    I am wanting to mount my camcorder (small Sony) to the handlebars of my MTBe which has trekking handlebars. The problem I am running into is as you can see in the attached photos, there is very...
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    Thanks everyone. The rim is a MTB rim as I...

    Thanks everyone. The rim is a MTB rim as I purchased it some years ago for this same bike. I tried the 1.5" tire on the rim last night then tested on the bike trainer and had no problems after an...
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    1.5 inch tire on a 1.75 inch rim?

    Looking to get back into full time commuting once the Orthopedic Surgeon finds out what is wrong with my knees. In the meantime and now that our local wet rainy winter is on the way, I have purchased...
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    A couple of the better/different pics I have seen...

    A couple of the better/different pics I have seen from this years tour

    http://cache.boston.com/universal/site_graphics/blogs/bigpicture/tdf_07_14/tdf10.jpg

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  5. Back on the bike commute after 8 months

    I was off the bike for about 8 months due to a knee problem. Started commuting again last week and I am surprised that the legs are still in fairly decent shape...can't say the behind has fared as...
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    Poll: I am up at 4:00 am, leave the house around 5:40...

    I am up at 4:00 am, leave the house around 5:40 am. At work by 6:00 - 6:05 am.
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    Thats what that smell is...! Now I know...

    Thats what that smell is...! Now I know...
  8. Thread: coffee....

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    I use a Starbucks mug that has a handle on it and...

    I use a Starbucks mug that has a handle on it and fits in a water bottle cage. In case the mug ever decides to take a leap out of the cage, I have an old Velcro equipped reflective ankle band which...
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    I start early around 6:00 am so I dry my clothes...

    I start early around 6:00 am so I dry my clothes draped over the back of the 5 computers next to my desk. The power supply fans and case fans push out a lot of warm air. By 8:00 am when most of my...
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    I find that yelling at the dog with words such...

    I find that yelling at the dog with words such "Get off the couch", "Get the kitty", Where is the ball", "Get the ball" etc work great. The dog gets momentarily confused by this and gives you enough...
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    First day with Clipless Pedals

    Finally sprung for clipless pedals for the MTB commuter. Made it to work and back (10 miles and several stoplights) with no falls yet...though I am sure it will happen more sooner then later.
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    Instead of fabricating a piece of metal, visit...

    Instead of fabricating a piece of metal, visit your local hardware store. They usually have fasterners etc in every style/design that you could ever use. Another alternative is black rubber muffler...
  13. Just by coincidence I read this thread then...

    Just by coincidence I read this thread then logged onto crazyguyonabike.com.
    The first story I clicked on...lo and behold,
    I seen this basket...it just might be what you are looking for.:rolleyes:...
  14. Don't drink and bike and then attempt to lie to the police and your wife

    Pretty funny!

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16092123/
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    For those in Canada, Canadian Tire has these...

    For those in Canada, Canadian Tire has these panniers

    I have used them for 3 years now on my daily commuter.
    They have held very well considering the price of them ($19.99 CA). Lots of room for...
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    Best wishes Sheldon.

    Best wishes Sheldon.
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    Be glad that you are not in the Great Lakes...

    Be glad that you are not in the Great Lakes region of Canada and the US
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    Go to Home Depot and have a look at some safety...

    Go to Home Depot and have a look at some safety glasses. They are come in a variety of styles and are very inexpensive. At least you get to try them on and not have to worry about shipping etc.
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    My friend had the same problem with her lock. She...

    My friend had the same problem with her lock. She bought very simliar material from an outdoor fabric supply store. She cut the material to size then using nylon thread, sewed it into a tube on her...
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    I have your bikes' twin here in my basement! Same...

    I have your bikes' twin here in my basement! Same base colour of paint, same bottom bracket U-Brake. See my original post regarding the bike here

    I'll have to drag the bike out one day and take a...
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    Did the bike come factory equiped with the...

    Did the bike come factory equiped with the optional C-4 plastic explosive rear derailleur cog wheels??
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    Swapping out the Front Suspension Fork

    I have been thinking of swapping out the front suspension fork for a lighter and solid fork on my MTB.

    Although the suspension fork is nice on the bumps and curbs, I think there is too much energy...
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    I lived up north for quite a few years and seen...

    I lived up north for quite a few years and seen and attended more then my share of moose and car MVA's.

    The trouble with hitting a moose...especially in today's smaller cars is not so much the...
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    Yep, our national best seller...next to DIY igloo...

    Yep, our national best seller...next to DIY igloo construction plans :rolleyes:

    Funny you mentioned this. A couple of days ago, I had a PM from a southern US resident asking me what hockey tape...
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    There is no brand name on them....that I could...

    There is no brand name on them....that I could see and I had a very close look before I wrapped them.
    I paid $34.00 Canadian at the local LBS.
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