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    Because I love to spray paint my 7600 hubs, I was...

    Because I love to spray paint my 7600 hubs, I was thinking of spray painting a stencil on my chrome bag as it was looking a bit ragged after 5 years of use. Instead I ordered a custom canvas print...
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    I'm not sure, but your math seems wrong...

    I'm not sure, but your math seems wrong considering most of a riders weight is on his seat when spinning a constant 90 rpms during a normal ride, so then his body weight has very little to do with...
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    Ever climb a hill so steep that all of your...

    Ever climb a hill so steep that all of your weight on a pedal isn't enough to cause you to go? If you have then you know that you can end up pulling a lot.
    Any kind of high output effort (steep...
  4. My front tire is 23mm mounted on a 25mm rim, and...

    My front tire is 23mm mounted on a 25mm rim, and my 25mm rear tire is mounted on a 28mm rim. The inside widths are less so the tire beads grab just fine. Originally the rims were on a bike that could...
  5. I did the same with my non-drive side Miche...

    I did the same with my non-drive side Miche Advanced Primato cranks. Had a couple friends over in the garage and was distracted and forgot to take out the crank bolt. Was wondering why it was so...
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    I'd say the Motobecane Team Track would be...

    I'd say the Motobecane Team Track would be perfect, but it doesn't seem like they sell it anymore
  7. Thread: rim widths?

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    Wider rims do make for more stable cornering....

    Wider rims do make for more stable cornering. Archetypes are kinda the standard by which other wide rims are judged these days, they're nice.
    Front and back do not need to be the same unless you...
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    Grats on a job well done. I'd like to add a belt...

    Grats on a job well done. I'd like to add a belt driven bike to my stable before too long. Nice to see an average joe able to do it without issue
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    If your budget is $300, get a Windsor Hour Plus...

    If your budget is $300, get a Windsor Hour Plus or Gravity Swift2 from bikes direct. I've ridden both and they are fine bikes for the price.
  10. QFT. Jeans are for working outside in less than...

    QFT. Jeans are for working outside in less than 50 degree weather. Woodwork, yard work, car work, etc. Slacks for all else. They are 10x as comfortable, lighter weight, and less hot. And anybody who...
  11. http://youtu.be/_D5iVBcNbsM This used to be my...

    http://youtu.be/_D5iVBcNbsM
    This used to be my love before cycling, I haven't done it in years. Not really great for transportation honestly though.
    Haven't owned a car in 5 years either, just...
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    I cut a handful of strands to cover the areas I...

    I cut a handful of strands to cover the areas I couldn't wrap well because of the brakes and bend in the bars, then just wrapped over them.


    I just finished building new bookshelves so I...
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    After almost 2 months of riding around with no...

    After almost 2 months of riding around with no bar wrap, wobbly wheels, brakes on the wrong sides, and pedals that didn't fit straps, I've straightened everything out after an unexpected day off....
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    A decent front light, cree xml-t6 blub, 26650...

    A decent front light, cree xml-t6 blub, 26650 battery. $2 rear blinky. A brass bell. Fenders in winter. Seat bags. With the heat of summer not all the time, but some times I'll still use my chrome...
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    My vote is Surly as well. Using their cogs now on...

    My vote is Surly as well. Using their cogs now on both bikes and I've had no issues.
  16. Kind of an impulse buy, but I really wanted to...

    Kind of an impulse buy, but I really wanted to know what tensions I was using, especially for my low spoke wheels.
    I build a new pair of wheels (not always for myself) about once a year, and true...
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    I don't own a car, so my bike was rain or shine,...

    I don't own a car, so my bike was rain or shine, paved or dirt, so yeah cleaning the hubs often was necessary. The grease was browner/dirty when I opened them up, which means there were particles in...
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    I'm not into porters and I didn't try the two...

    I'm not into porters and I didn't try the two cans, but the rest were pretty damn good. Worth the $25 for the nice flavor variety.

    Tonight was a few of these. Not my favorite flavor, but not bad:...
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    Having had dura ace hubs, unless you just love to...

    Having had dura ace hubs, unless you just love to clean/replace bearings all the time, meh. They really require a full cleaning ever 3 months or so, which usually means replacing the balls, which can...
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    ORLY?
    http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2760/5850533802_a067312910.jpg

    I've seen it on a few other aluminum frames too. The seat clamp is welded on.
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    Sun Ringle Rhyno Lite 700c 40h Black Rim w/...

    Sun Ringle Rhyno Lite 700c 40h Black Rim w/ Silver sides, Presta valve - Modern Bike

    Bit cheaper than the velocity, but more boxy.Not sure how it would hold up for FGFS.
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    This summer is the first time I have ever had two...

    This summer is the first time I have ever had two bikes a the same time. I almost always sell off previous parts to build up something new. And I always reuse half the parts because I do operate...
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    And yet they rode the exact same while matching...

    And yet they rode the exact same while matching my wheels, crazy right? (I'd do it again)
    I've also drilled vintage crank arms, and they haven't broken after a few thousand miles. Drilled a...
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    That's what clipless pedals are for.

    That's what clipless pedals are for.
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    It's literally just a circle of aluminum cut by a...

    It's literally just a circle of aluminum cut by a water jet machine. They're basically all the same these days. Some weigh a tiny bit less, some are a tiny bit more round, but it's really not...
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