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    No, nobody asked me specifically, how to carry a...

    No, nobody asked me specifically, how to carry a basket ball, but then they didn't ask you, either. And yet you jumped right in with your opinion on how to do it. The fact that you entered a post in...
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    Got one, call it the Torker Cargo T, but it has...

    Got one, call it the Torker Cargo T, but it has THREE speeds, in this guise. I've never noticed the panties flying, though. Must be all in how you hold your mouth.
  3. I too have similar problems, short legs, long...

    I too have similar problems, short legs, long torso, and Diabetes, arthritis riddled back and shoulders, and just to add the topper, GOUT. I bought a medium size bike, even though I am 6ft tall (a...
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    I'd get anything with 16"-20" wheels, and an IGH,...

    I'd get anything with 16"-20" wheels, and an IGH, so its possible to go fast without working too hard to get up hills. What about an electric assist for the front hub? Be sure and order the basket...
  5. http://www.amazon.com/Large-Sofa-Gel-Comfort-Seat/...

    http://www.amazon.com/Large-Sofa-Gel-Comfort-Seat/dp/B000TD24VG/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=IZ9DNPPB9FN0W&colid=1EYG4CSQPEI92

    This is advertised as the largest seat made, by Sunlite/Cloud Nine,...
  6. They do make extension hoses for them, saw it on...

    They do make extension hoses for them, saw it on Amazon recently. A hose with a connector plug it in at the water storage end extend it with the original drinking tube, and it ought to fit the back...
  7. Well, lets see. Since I got rid of my vintage...

    Well, lets see. Since I got rid of my vintage Raleigh Sport 3,
    1) I have not changed a tire, nor have
    2) I adjusted a cable (nor have I had a flat, or needed to adjust anything).
    3)I have...
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    How about the Marathon Extreme?

    How about the Marathon Extreme?
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    If you want a higher riding position, I recommend...

    If you want a higher riding position, I recommend Dimension Cruiser bars, in Aluminum or black. As I recall, 4 inch rise 630mm wide, center-to-center. Mountain bike tubing, so you shouldn't need...
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    "Furvid is a perfectly cromulent word!" Mrs....

    "Furvid is a perfectly cromulent word!" Mrs. CraBapple
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    I'm sorry that the Texas weather this years has...

    I'm sorry that the Texas weather this years has been disappointingly cold, it's usually warmer this time of year. Heck, last year at this time we were in triple digits twice by this date. And OH,...
  12. Schwalbe Marathon Plus/Extreme. I prefer...

    Schwalbe Marathon Plus/Extreme. I prefer Schwalbe for most tires, and these are fairly flat proof, smooth, roll well. Up hill you are on your own. The only wheel I know of to help you up a hill is...
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    Simple Green or a made-for-the-job Citrus based...

    Simple Green or a made-for-the-job Citrus based cleaner. They make specific brush sets for this purpose, they also make specific tools for cleaning chains, while the chain remains on the bike
  14. Be thankful, you don't want a Biria EZ-Board, as...

    Be thankful, you don't want a Biria EZ-Board, as they tend to show bad behavior at higher speed, downhill in particular, (what we, in the motorcycle world, call a "tankslapper"). I was in the same...
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    Montague Paratrooper?

    Montague Paratrooper?
  16. I prefer a good Shimano 3 speed to a Sturmey...

    I prefer a good Shimano 3 speed to a Sturmey Archer, and a Shimano 8 speed to a Sturmey Archer, and a Sturmey Archer Hub of whatever style to a dérailleur.

    I'd buy a Nu Vinci sight unseen before...
  17. Rivendell has some lightweight wool Jerseys in...

    Rivendell has some lightweight wool Jerseys in rather a pleasant sort of green that may be cut for non-elite cyclists. Rivendell has "way cool" stuff in most every category of products they sell.
  18. I was wondering if anyone was going to mention...

    I was wondering if anyone was going to mention the brightness of their neighborhood, or their lighting environment, in relation to lights used. (My take on it is, it's like Daytime Running Lights,...
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    The bicycle I bought recently was offered in...

    The bicycle I bought recently was offered in Stealth Gray(well worn/sun bleached asphalt gray), or Retina Searing Green, and for reasons of visibility I chose the (Nausea Inducing) green. Now that I...
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    Amazon USA has a cargo trailer for under $100,...

    Amazon USA has a cargo trailer for under $100, and it carries 180 pounds. Best deal I've heard of, though I do not know how well it holds up.

    5 Stars by Amazon purchasers.
    ...
  21. Two and half more, Torker Cargo T, and Surly...

    Two and half more, Torker Cargo T, and Surly Pugsley, and the 8 speed version of the Cargo T from Joe bike, Portland.

    The Cargo T is not especially skinny tubed, but it is hell for stout. And the...
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    Stainless!? Not sure I understand why they...

    Stainless!? Not sure I understand why they didn't make it out of aluminum, or carbon steel. But I understand why its expensive, now.

    Waiting for my new bars to arrive, Dimension cruiser, in...
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    You can buy a $400 bike new, but it will probably...

    You can buy a $400 bike new, but it will probably be single speed, which is what the hip riders ride and the posers, not ALL the same group, but that's the way to bet. The point of the single...
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    That darn chain cover makes it impossible to see...

    That darn chain cover makes it impossible to see the gearing. I had considered changing out the rear sprocket, it would be cheap, and even up hill from a stop at my mailbox, I shift up to third in...
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    I'd look at Velo Orange, they seem to have a lot...

    I'd look at Velo Orange, they seem to have a lot of narrow bars, that are French style and even some for the Japanese local market, designed for Japanese women to ride on narrow streets and sidewalks.
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