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    Same for Adidas Evil Eye...

    Same for Adidas Evil Eye.
  2. Thread: The Rules?

    by LucF
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    The Keepers of the Cog (the four guys responsible...

    The Keepers of the Cog (the four guys responsible for the rules) are really great writers. They wrote a book (The Rules - The Way of the Cycling Discipline) where they expand on many of their rules....
  3. On long rides I send my course to my kids, tell...

    On long rides I send my course to my kids, tell them what time I should be back and use the "One Touch Location" Android app to publish my location to a web page every 10 minutes.
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    This train of thought is interesting. I've often...

    This train of thought is interesting. I've often found the same kind of reasoning here and there and, while it always made me uncomfortable, I couldn't find a satisfying answer as to why -- until...
  5. The older version -- or rather, what I surmise to...

    The older version -- or rather, what I surmise to be an older version -- of the light I replaced had the same connectors as the new one. Maybe you have an even older version.
  6. From the light's packaging: "Connection of the...

    From the light's packaging: "Connection of the ground cable is necessary, because the screw studs provide no ground connection."
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    Rule #19...

    Rule #19.
  8. Same here.

    Same here.
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    We already have rules to guide us on this issue....

    We already have rules to guide us on this issue. The first one that comes to mind is rule #25 and then, to determine total costs, we have rule #12.

    So simple.
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    53 m/h (85 km/h) for me. I never consider...

    53 m/h (85 km/h) for me.

    I never consider myself safe at that sort of speed and can't say I stay psyched for very long.
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  12. FWIW, looks like the conclusions in this Canadian...

    FWIW, looks like the conclusions in this Canadian report on cycling fatalities contradict the OP's report:


    There are two important factors in cycling fatalities which currently get insufficient...
  13. Exact same setup here. I just got my rear light...

    Exact same setup here. I just got my rear light replaced. Standby function was also not working and rear light would turn off for periods of time for no apparent reason. The earlier model of the B&M...
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    FWIW, my first Di2 installation used it. Held for...

    FWIW, my first Di2 installation used it. Held for 2 weeks before I started making holes in my frame to wire what I could internally. Changed the whole bike since for one with internal routing. Quite...
  15. +1 on tubelesse tires, which I've been using for...

    +1 on tubelesse tires, which I've been using for a few years for long distances. Way better than anything else. Less flats and 10-15 PSI lower pressure on 25cc so big difference in comfort, but...
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    Great question. I have a piece of tape on my...

    Great question.

    I have a piece of tape on my top tube with the letters L, R, P, NQ written on it, which stand for:


    Love, as in enjoy your riding.
    Ride, as in be efficient, relaxed, focused,...
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    I'm in Canada. I got my 2 SP hubs directly from...

    I'm in Canada. I got my 2 SP hubs directly from them in Taiwan. Easy to order and very fast shipping (faster than lots of stuff I get shipped from the US). I got the lights from Peter White. Brought...
  18. I went from living outside the city where I...

    I went from living outside the city where I worked and driving 60 000 km/year to living in the city, not working, foregoing the car and using a bike year-round for 99% of my transportation. I don't...
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    The bladder is a Camelback Antidote 2.0 L...

    The bladder is a Camelback Antidote 2.0 L with a few mods.
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    I use a Vaude Off Road M...

    I use a Vaude Off Road M seatpost bag and contrary to recommendations, have had it attached to a carbon seat post for > 15 000 km without any issues. The photo shows it in its non-extended form. It...
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    I use Dakine ski gloves somewhat like these...

    I use Dakine ski gloves somewhat like these. Wouldn't want mitts for the reason you mention. I buy the gloves a size larger than I need for better insulation, pretty much like you would for ski....
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    I use Bike Shield...

    I use Bike Shield. Amazing stuff. Pretty much invisible once applied properly, which for me includes cleaning surface and fingers with alcool before.

    Comes in Matte or Gloss (which I prefer) and...
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    I ride all year long in the Montreal area,...

    I ride all year long in the Montreal area, usually not all day, but sometimes. This is on a city/touring bike at speeds usually below 30 km/h but on a setup heavy enough to work out sweats. I'll ride...
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    I've had this problem 4 times on 2 different...

    I've had this problem 4 times on 2 different bikes. I first thought of the BB too and it turned out to be the case in only one of the occurrences. The others were caused by:

    saddle/seat tube...
  25. Thread: 2014 Randonnees

    by LucF
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    That's what I do all the time. Don't like...

    That's what I do all the time. Don't like following wheels, don't like the schedules and don't like always riding the same routes. I do, however, enjoy riding alone for long periods of time, so I...
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