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  1. Thread: bike paintings

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    Great painting- I'd love to have that for the...

    Great painting- I'd love to have that for the entry wall above my bike! Thanks for sharing it! (and now back to the OP's original thread ;) )
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    Ouch! I looked out the rearview mirror just in...

    Ouch! I looked out the rearview mirror just in time to see the bike slip then hit the pavement. Thankfully it didn't go through anyone's windshield (still have nightmares about that) nor get run...
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    +1 on Office Depot/ Office Max. I got an...

    +1 on Office Depot/ Office Max. I got an excellent sale price (mine happens to be HP, but have heard good things about Toshiba) and got to see it, play with it before buying. And they included...
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    Oops! Darn. Way too late. I had you staying after...

    Oops! Darn. Way too late. I had you staying after the conference, instead of arriving early...

    Actually, the way you went is the way I go, except I start at what would be W Flamingo/ S Town Center...
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    Sorry to be so late to the party- you've already...

    Sorry to be so late to the party- you've already been here a couple of days. Not sure if you got out, at least it seems that the thunderstorm/flash flood watches are taking a break.

    I am not...
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    I hear ya, position changes make a world of...

    I hear ya, position changes make a world of difference. I have a Vita that has had 2 sets of bar ends on it. The first set went on with the stock grips. The LBS punched a hole in the grip end using a...
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    I've done a few related things over the last...

    I've done a few related things over the last month. Due to an Unfortunate Incident involving an unsecured strap on the car's trunk rack :twitchy:, I replaced the seat with another (though a little...
  8. Mike, I grew up in NYS, originally in Owego,...

    Mike,
    I grew up in NYS, originally in Owego, off Rt 17, then family moved to Seneca Falls. I haven't lived there in 30 years, and though I visit as often as I can, I've not cycled there since I...
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    Great photos! This is always one of my go to...

    Great photos! This is always one of my go to threads, I enjoy seeing the different parts of the world we all come from.. I didn't go very far today, I was just glad to get out- the last week the...
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    Update: Inaugural ride was yesterday, complete...

    Update: Inaugural ride was yesterday, complete with premature clipping in :D. It went great. I decided to start on the flat side of the pedals, and noticed right away they were grippier than the OEM...
  11. So, to update and thank everyone for the input :D...

    So, to update and thank everyone for the input :D I went with the M324s, which came with multi-directional cleats. I installed them Sunday (with great help from BF Mechanic's forum).

    The...
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    Poll: See Spot run! Run, Spot, Run! Dick and Jane, then...

    See Spot run! Run, Spot, Run! Dick and Jane, then Ramona and Beezus. Lol, we are soooo dating ourselves :P

    edit: I just noticed I've been changed to "Senior Member". How'd that happen, lol?
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    Thanks! The instructions caution against...

    Thanks! The instructions caution against loosening the adjustment bolt to the point of withdrawing it from the plate. There is a window on the bottom of the pedal and I have loosened as far as I...
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    Job done! Now just to put the cleats in my shoes...

    Job done! Now just to put the cleats in my shoes and figure out the clipping adjustments (yep, they're compatible). Thanks for the advice/encouragement!

    RoadTire, I like 'em, too :thumb: Actually,...
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    bradtx, the 15mm open end worked-but it is close-...

    bradtx, the 15mm open end worked-but it is close- width is marginal. The left side was easy, the right was really on there. Since the grease is meant mostly to prevent the parts from corroding...
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    Great! The bike is only 8 months old, and I can...

    Great! The bike is only 8 months old, and I can feel the grease on the original pedal screws (bolts?)so I figured I wouldn't be dealing with anything seized. (BTW, love the NY Night Rain Ride video)...
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    Basic questions about Pedal Installation

    Hi- I bought a set of Shimano M324s for my first foray in clipping in. When I picked them up at a large spoRting goods EmporIum (ahem), the sales person (not the bike mechanic) said I should have...
  18. Yep, the shoes accept SPD :D. That oval piece...

    Yep, the shoes accept SPD :D. That oval piece pries off and the mounting screws are under there. I bought them when I got the Vita just for that reason. Thanks for the encouragement!

    Wow, sorry...
  19. Thanks for all the input! Mcmoose, I really...

    Thanks for all the input! Mcmoose, I really appreciate the suggestions! I'm not so sure about those toe straps, tho :D.

    It looks like it took people a bit of time deciding if clipping in was...
  20. Thanks so much for the great responses! Sorry it...

    Thanks so much for the great responses! Sorry it took me a little while, I work the 4-midnight shift and was too tired after work last night to post :D

    Great encouragement and you all have touched...
  21. Brave clipping in or not? If so, which of these 2 pedals?

    Hi,

    As the title implies, I'm really uncomfortable (as in really scared) with the idea of clipping in. I'm not even sure I need to yet... But REI is having this sale, lol.

    Backstory-I've only...
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    +1. Very comfortable, grippy, light. I forget I...

    +1. Very comfortable, grippy, light. I forget I have them on. Good color choices, on sale at times.
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    I'm a relative novice, and ride ~60-70 miles per...

    I'm a relative novice, and ride ~60-70 miles per week, so the bike only has about 1500 miles on in since Nov.



    Thanks! Love those shoreline photos in your post 2455 :)
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    I use a Seattle Sports Blazer- it's bright,...

    I use a Seattle Sports Blazer- it's bright, small, and hooks through one of the spaces in the back of my helmet. Being made of silicone, it would not adversely affect the helmet's performance in an...
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    Beautiful photos and bikes! It's great to see the...

    Beautiful photos and bikes! It's great to see the different scenery and parts of the world everyone lives and rides in. We had a break in the 10 days of "high wind advisory" so we (my Vita and I)...
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