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    zipping along at a fairly good clip, I can't hear...

    zipping along at a fairly good clip, I can't hear what others say while riding. It's even more difficult when they are slightly to my rear. If it is me that is passing someone else, I'll just ring a...
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    I've used Shimano chains with the KMC missing...

    I've used Shimano chains with the KMC missing link for few years, with no problem. I do install the chain myself however.
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    Just curious , why are you interested in making...

    Just curious , why are you interested in making the switch ?
  4. Never stung but last year I came very close. I...

    Never stung but last year I came very close. I was chatting with a cyclist I had just met on the road, as we were riding and talking a bee flew into my mouth. I quickly spit it out into my hand ,...
  5. I have no idea about Cambodia, but when you were...

    I have no idea about Cambodia, but when you were in Bangkok, did you visit the ( Bike Zone ) ph 6626521559 ? I would be very surprised if they didn't have what you needed. Or just at the north end...
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    Cycle more, eat less. Thats it. It is the only...

    Cycle more, eat less. Thats it. It is the only thing that will work. Your well on your way already, it's not important that it takes a little longer than planned. Good luck.
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    IMO age should not be a disqualifying factor in...

    IMO age should not be a disqualifying factor in your decision . It seems as though you wish to move, so do it. Go for it.
  8. A similar experience as yours. I just could get a...

    A similar experience as yours. I just could get a release and toppled over, fortunately to the right , towards the roads edge.
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    I ride in the rain, and have never washed mine.

    I ride in the rain, and have never washed mine.
  10. You've gotten 5500 miles on a chain and you ask...

    You've gotten 5500 miles on a chain and you ask for advice its their care ! But to answer your question, I always lube a new chain.
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    Civilized , is it a particularly busy MUP ? Looks...

    Civilized , is it a particularly busy MUP ? Looks typically quite in the photo.
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    At first I assumed you were talking about a bent...

    At first I assumed you were talking about a bent bicycle, so I was not surprised at the speed all that much. But when I noticed you referred to a trike I immediately thought of electric assist.
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    After every ride they get a wash

    After every ride they get a wash
  15. A vote for a more upright riding position.

    A vote for a more upright riding position.
  16. I"ve about 8,000 miles on my Brooks B17 and it...

    I"ve about 8,000 miles on my Brooks B17 and it still looks almost like new. Other Brooks riders have many years on their saddles.
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    Every couple of weeks or so, I will inspect my...

    Every couple of weeks or so, I will inspect my tires , and when finding a bit of glass etc. will use a pick to extract the debris . I believe it helps and saves time in the long run.
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    Welcome to the forum. BTW I had a few years ago...

    Welcome to the forum. BTW I had a few years ago the pleasure of riding with the Oxbridge loiterers , a good group in your area. They may be worthwhile to contact for not only tips and suggestions,...
  19. An interesting article, that makes it easier for...

    An interesting article, that makes it easier for me to stay with my heavier steel framed Surly. :-)
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    Of course, when you find a dirt/gravel road or...

    Of course, when you find a dirt/gravel road or trail in the hills, a mountain bike is a joy. Different applications require different tools.
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    No guarantee but I've 8000 miles on my Schwalbe...

    No guarantee but I've 8000 miles on my Schwalbe Marathon Mondials with no flats, none.
  22. Yes IMO you'll be fine, start early, take your...

    Yes IMO you'll be fine, start early, take your time, eat and drink frequently along the way. You've been doing 50 miles occasionally, if you've felt fine after that, your 95 will be possible though...
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    Congradulations
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    Several bikes here, the backup of choice is a 17...

    Several bikes here, the backup of choice is a 17 year old mt bike. I use it during very rainy days as well
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    You should be ok. Also it's rather easy to learn...

    You should be ok. Also it's rather easy to learn how to change your tube or fix a flat yourself, it's useful, quicker and less expensive. There are several good videos on youtube you may wish to take...
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