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  1. http://jonpfischer.com/thecuda/photos/upload/08Rid...

    http://jonpfischer.com/thecuda/photos/upload/08RidePhotos/VintageRide_June8/tn_IMG_1133.JPG

    Very Nice!!! Who's bike is it? What's the bike's history? This one makes me want to build up an old...
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    Very well said!!! Just put it in a comfortable...

    Very well said!!! Just put it in a comfortable gear, spin, and work on form. I find that so many people guage their ride quality from AVG MPH so riding at 12MPH into a headwind will totally ruin...
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    Make sure you have a saddle that fits your...

    Make sure you have a saddle that fits your anatomy. A saddle too wide or too narrow can make a short ride seem very long. Monitor how you feel after 30 minutes, 60 minutes, etc. Make sure the...
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    Great advice, MPH! That chain looks like it is...

    Great advice, MPH! That chain looks like it is very tight which could also be contributing to the noise.
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    Congratulations on the new bike! Riding fixed is...

    Congratulations on the new bike! Riding fixed is addicting! I ALWAYS have a fixed gear bike in my stable.
  6. Here's to another speedy recovery! :beer: By...

    Here's to another speedy recovery! :beer: By the time you heal, I'll be done with base (I got started late this season) and ready to do more group rides.
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    I'm most comfortable with ~70 gear inches. Much...

    I'm most comfortable with ~70 gear inches. Much less than that and the downhills will kill you. I would rather grind up a hill than spin out of control going down a hill.

    Doggus -- you are a...
  8. From the phone call with one particular shop,...

    From the phone call with one particular shop, that's what I thought also. But with them not knowing who I was on the phone I can understand the comment.

    The buyer works for Southwest Airlines so...
  9. Thanks for all of the tips and suggestions guys! ...

    Thanks for all of the tips and suggestions guys!

    I was at RBM Frisco this afternoon getting some cleats and a dropping off a wheelset to be trued. I spoke to some of the employees about the...
  10. Thanks Kyle! I will keep that in mind.

    Thanks Kyle! I will keep that in mind.
  11. In the past when I got boxes from the LBS to ship...

    In the past when I got boxes from the LBS to ship bikes the boxes still had the packing material in them that the new bike was wrapped in. All I had to do was use my own tape.

    I have very...
  12. They are both on my list to call this afternoon.

    They are both on my list to call this afternoon.
  13. Where to get a bike packed for shipping in Dallas???

    I have a bike that I sold via the TXBRA.org classifieds. I would like to get the bike shipped out this weekend but am having a hard time finding a place to pack it up for me. It appears that the...
  14. Thanks! I like it too but I never ride it. I'm...

    Thanks! I like it too but I never ride it. I'm either on my Tarmac or my Bianchi fixed gear. I've ridden the Cinelli 1 time in the last 10 months.
  15. My beater bike (which will be sold this weekend...

    My beater bike (which will be sold this weekend and replaced with a REAL beater bike)

    http://kevinmcdade.smugmug.com/photos/220159217-M.jpg

    My good bike:
    ...
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    I will have to figure out a way to use my DSLR...

    I will have to figure out a way to use my DSLR while riding:eek: J/K...That setup cost more than my bike. I have a small Nikon CoolPix that works great while riding. It's pretty small and takes...
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    Sounds like a good weekend, Jon! I was actually...

    Sounds like a good weekend, Jon! I was actually right around the corner from Legacy and Indy at 9:00 doing some repeats on Rollins. I decided at the last minute to skip the Westend ride. Those...
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    I chose to do a painful hill repeat workout...

    I chose to do a painful hill repeat workout instead of doing the Westend ride. I hope everyone had a great ride. The weather was great even with the wind coming out of the south.
  19. Keep your box that the the wheels come in and go...

    Keep your box that the the wheels come in and go directly to the wheel company if you have warranty items to be resolved. My Spinergy wheelset is heavy but that's never been an issue for me. I ride...
  20. Not quite 50mm rim depth but the price isn't bad...

    Not quite 50mm rim depth but the price isn't bad and mine have been bomb proof. HERE
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    I'm still trying to find someone who is starting...

    I'm still trying to find someone who is starting at Legacy and Independence that will be turning around at the West End and heading back to Plano.
  22. On Sundays, the M&M ride would be the closest...

    On Sundays, the M&M ride would be the closest ride resembling the OAS Lite ride. I think it departs at 8:00AM during the winter months.
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    Cool! That sounds good, Jon! If it's colder...

    Cool! That sounds good, Jon! If it's colder than 35 degrees at 8:15, which is the time I would need to leave my house, I'm out. I'm also out if it's raining or if rain is predicted.
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    I'm in if I can find other who would like ride to...

    I'm in if I can find other who would like ride to the West End, turn around, and come right back. I don't mind being in my cycling kit while riding but I'm not too fond of hanging out while in that...
  25. Keep working on it. A well tuned paceline is a...

    Keep working on it. A well tuned paceline is a thing of beauty! Just keep in mind that after you pull through, DO NOT make the recovery line chase you. Your speed should decrease by a hair.
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