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    I have seen this a lot especially with large...

    I have seen this a lot especially with large companies. This individual is clearly looking for an out of court settlement or as some would say quick cash. Citibank will probably anti up some cash...
  2. Reflective gear works best in a non-urban...

    Reflective gear works best in a non-urban environment. In an urban environment there are many other lighted and reflective distractions for a vehicle driver to be able to easily single out a...
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    Sticky: Try a Polartec Neoshell jacket. Lou at Foxwear...

    Try a Polartec Neoshell jacket. Lou at Foxwear dot net can make you one inexpensively. Temp range on mine is 20 to 45 degrees F with great comfort. Check out the video below or icecyclist for more...
  4. Great and inexpensive gear to be seen at night

    Over the last 14 years of riding a few hours pre-dawn 3-4x/week I found a good combination of lights and reflective gear that works very well. They are also inexpensive and not easily located.
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  5. In Stamford, CT I laugh at the polar vortex. ...

    In Stamford, CT I laugh at the polar vortex. Been riding 4x/week in 30 mile pre-dawn rides for the last four weeks. Lowest temperature was 6 degrees Fahrenheit. That was a little chilling on the...
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    Sticky: I may give this option a try as it will save me...

    I may give this option a try as it will save me lots of $$. A gallon of WD-40 is $17 versus a gallon of TriFlow at a whopping $71. My major concern is the chain freezing and bunching up 15 miles...
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    Sticky: Thank you for the tip. The upside of WD40 is...

    Thank you for the tip. The upside of WD40 is that it is less expensive than Triflow. The downside is that its lowest operating temperature is -10 degrees Fahrenheit. About a dozen times a year I...
  8. If the temperature is above 25 degrees F I use a...

    If the temperature is above 25 degrees F I use a bucket of hot water with some laundry detergent and huge sponge to wash my bike. When temperatures are too cold for water I use a product called...
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    Sticky: I have found that with some of the new technical...

    I have found that with some of the new technical fabrics by Polartec you can actually wear less/layer less and still stay nice and warm. I particularly like the Windbloc jacket produced by Foxwear...
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    Sticky: TriFlow is the best lubricant I have found

    TriFlow is the best lubricant that I have found to keep the chain, derailleurs, and gears working in below freezing conditions. It displaces water and will not freeze until temperatures drop to 60...
  11. I would do it but only with fenders and only if...

    I would do it but only with fenders and only if nothing more than .5 inches of rain will fall during the ride. You can get some race blades for $40 but don't wait till the last minute as they will...
  12. The average person does not know the value of a...

    The average person does not know the value of a bicycle. I was riding a train with my bike to NYC. A male train rider about 30 years old said, "That is a nice bicycle. It must cost at least $500"....
  13. Finish Line flouro grease...thoughts?

    After reading the low temperature rating on this grease at -60 Fahrenheit I decided to put some on my Chris King ISO rear hub bearings. When rolling the bearings by hand they seem to roll as good if...
  14. Yes, torque wrench. Make sure you get the right...

    Yes, torque wrench. Make sure you get the right one for the torque needed. I have one for the Bottom Bracket and another for the bolts that hold on the left side crank arm. The torque values are...
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    12x27 is an excellent choice. That is what I...

    12x27 is an excellent choice. That is what I run. You will notice the difference on long climbs.
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    I like Colorado Cyclist or Excelsports. One of...

    I like Colorado Cyclist or Excelsports. One of them has free shipping on wheels.

    Good choice on the wheel selection. I'd opt for Ultegra hubs though.
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    OMG, $149 for a complete wheel set is a fantastic...

    OMG, $149 for a complete wheel set is a fantastic price. The only thing I might question is the strength of the rims used in the build. Other than that, what an outstanding value.
  18. cny-bikeman - You may very well be a bicycle...

    cny-bikeman - You may very well be a bicycle mechanic and may have built wheels for paying customers. Based on your statements, it is clear that you have limited knowledge of bicycle wheel building...
  19. A well built wheel lasts as long as the rim. ...

    A well built wheel lasts as long as the rim. Your rim is bent too much because the spoke tension of each spoke to the other spokes on each side of the rim is not relatively equal. Time for a new...
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    Great feedback. When I get a chance I will...

    Great feedback. When I get a chance I will update the review. I will make it clear that the recommendation for aging the nokian studded tires is based on my experience using the tires on very...
  21. Very industrious! I need to start thinking like...

    Very industrious! I need to start thinking like that.
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    My preferred chain lubrication for sub-freezing...

    My preferred chain lubrication for sub-freezing conditions is Tri-Flow. It stays liquid down to -60 degrees Fahrenheit (-51 degrees Celsius).

    I wipe the chain clean with Simple Green Solution...
  23. Bekologist - thanks for the post. I was going to...

    Bekologist - thanks for the post. I was going to take off the studded tires this weekend but your story convinced me to keep them on until early morning temps rise above 40 degrees for several days....
  24. bluegoatwoods - nice write up. Sure would like...

    bluegoatwoods - nice write up. Sure would like to see a picture of those homemade bar mitts.
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    Sticky: After ten years, I decided to put the apparel I...

    After ten years, I decided to put the apparel I wear up on a website. My rides typically range from 0 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit and 25 to 60 miles in length.

    www.icecyclist.com.
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