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    the Volare is sweet, I have owned Super Sports...

    the Volare is sweet, I have owned Super Sports and Sports Tourer, Le Tours Continentals if I found a Volare I would keep it.
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    tooooooooo sweeeeeeeeeeeet

    tooooooooo sweeeeeeeeeeeet
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    One good reason fixed gear bikes are so popular...

    One good reason fixed gear bikes are so popular is the simple maintenance .

    I gave up riding road bikes a few years ago cause of the maintenance of the gearing system.
    I was riding old single...
  4. building a fixed gear, must have frame with horizontal dropouts?

    So I have been told you can only use a frame with horizontal drop outs, the reason being obvious. But the other day I saw a sweet fixed gear build, locked up outside this cafe I go to. When I took a...
  5. [QUOTE=zeego;17045349]Please pardon my...

    [QUOTE=zeego;17045349]Please pardon my ignorance/redundancy on this thread as I don't know too much about the older stuff out there....8-) I just got finished building up my everyday rider and now...
  6. bingo,,,you have to know what fits you,,on your...

    bingo,,,you have to know what fits you,,on your own,,,there are sites on line that explain it very well. I wouldnt trust a bike shop to know what is right and even if they do,,if they will sell you...
  7. you can go to 26 x 1.75 no problem,,,the highest...

    you can go to 26 x 1.75 no problem,,,the highest pressure you can find will get you a little faster.
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    yea, the post is not very thoughtful. The pain...

    yea, the post is not very thoughtful. The pain one must be in when they commit such a final act, has to be considered.
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    I was about 20 and in LA at the Comedy Store on...

    I was about 20 and in LA at the Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd, at about 1;30 my friend said lets go we had come to see Paul Mooney, but I was hearing some buzz about how the last guy on was so funny....
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    lol I am with you, I buy a bike and just ride it....

    lol I am with you, I buy a bike and just ride it. If there are some drastic problems, then I work on it.
  11. I am thinking the contention that aluminum frame...

    I am thinking the contention that aluminum frame is a much harsher ride than steel is kinda overblown. Years ago I went from a Motebecane Grand Record with a 531 frame to a Schwinn Aluminum frame and...
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    Well I feel sorry for the OP. But this is not the...

    Well I feel sorry for the OP. But this is not the first time I heard of many problems with the TT. I guess people like them cause of the frame. But I have heard of a lot of trouble with the...
  13. I can answer this no problem, NO. I have bought...

    I can answer this no problem, NO. I have bought and sold at least 30 Breeze. Schwinn made millions of them. Girls hardly rode their bikes so there are many many. I have bought them like new for as...
  14. I always have about 10 bikes, most are vintage...

    I always have about 10 bikes, most are vintage Schwinn cruisers. Then I have 2 inexpensive fixed gear bikes that I ride mostly. If one has a flat, I dont have time to fix it I have another one to...
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    I am 61 so I think it might be hard for me to...

    I am 61 so I think it might be hard for me to learn how to skid to a stop, but the main reason I dont even try is I cant afford to replace tires every week lol,,,so I run a brake
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    I am 61 I ride for the mental health and health...

    I am 61 I ride for the mental health and health benifits. Also cause it makes me feel young like a kid.

    I certainly am not going to feel like a kid riding while laying down on my back lol
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    I am 61, was going to build a fixie but couldnt...

    I am 61, was going to build a fixie but couldnt wait, so I bought a cheap one slightly used for 160 bucks.
    Been riding it for over 6 months put over 1500 miles on it with no problems. I got another...
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    I having the same problem bought a valve...

    I having the same problem bought a valve extender, they normally sell for 15 bucks at the LBS I go to, yikkes he gave it to me for ten cause he didnt have the right tube. I never used it cause it...
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    Thick Slicks are good for commuting. 100psi max

    Thick Slicks are good for commuting. 100psi max
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    WRONG drug addiction is a disease A disease is...

    WRONG drug addiction is a disease A disease is defined by having these three characteristics, an onset, gets progressively worse and ends with premature death.
  21. what happens when spray is old, it loses its...

    what happens when spray is old, it loses its propellent, not the potency of the liquid itself.

    Having sold pepper spray at *** shows, to me it matters how the spray comes out and the volume that...
  22. Recumbent or trike yuk. I am 61 I will never ride...

    Recumbent or trike yuk. I am 61 I will never ride either. I ride fixed gear will do it till I cant ride anymore.
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    As a former marathon runner I do what ever I can...

    As a former marathon runner I do what ever I can to accomodate any pedestrian no matter where they are. I treat them like I want drivers of cars to treat me when I am on a bike.

    No there is no...
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    I also do 100 to 120 a week. Last winter so was...

    I also do 100 to 120 a week. Last winter so was difficult to ride in my milage fell off to 50 or less for a good part of the winter.

    I am 61
  25. Continental came in full chrome.

    Continental came in full chrome.
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