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    Some nice old rides in here, I've never checked...

    Some nice old rides in here, I've never checked this thread before. Nothing for me to share though,
    since giving the "clunker" away this Summer. There's always another one on it's way though.
  2. Or go out and find an old Super Maxy crank and...

    Or go out and find an old Super Maxy crank and run nearly anything you want. Currently mine is 48-34.
    Loving that low low low Q
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  3. Charlotte, NC commuters? I need your help.

    Hey there. I will be working in Charlotte for 3-6 months, starting June 1st. I have a couple of concerns right now, and maybe a local can help.

    1) I saw plenty of bikes when I visited for the job...
  4. You can easily convert those old frames to 700c...

    You can easily convert those old frames to 700c wheels. Some of the older brakes on these bikes will actually reach, but you can get Tektro long reach brakes that do the job very well. I use the R556...
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    That Thorn is awesome! FWIW: For a journey...

    That Thorn is awesome!

    FWIW: For a journey that long, I'd be looking at a MTB built for monster tire clearance, and
    trying to get the load spread low, or possibly take a single-wheel trailer with...
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    Sticky: 1986 Fuji Sagres ... 3-day ride / camp over the...

    1986 Fuji Sagres ... 3-day ride / camp over the weekend. 148 miles, 20+ on dirt roads.
    My first "official" tour and I am already mapping out the next route. Learned a lot
    over the weekend. Color...
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    If he's been a problem before, you can blind copy...

    If he's been a problem before, you can blind copy your response to HR. Be sure that his original emails are part of the reply/forward. Let work handle work. I work with some major PITA's. At the end...
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    I had been riding a 1991 Bridgestone CB1 until I...

    I had been riding a 1991 Bridgestone CB1 until I built something else. These were Grant's designs with his time at Bridgestone. The geometry of this frame is the same as the Atlantis. They do not...
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    I'm heading up to the Virginia Creeper next...

    I'm heading up to the Virginia Creeper next month. Anyone have tire suggestions for this trail? Should I run MTB tires, or can I stick with my
    "urban" tires? Also plan on camping at the top. If...
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    http://ecom1.planetbike.com/7004_1.html Had to...

    http://ecom1.planetbike.com/7004_1.html

    Had to order one recently. They were under 5 bucks shipped.
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    Sure. :) I don't know why everyone is so...

    Sure. :)

    I don't know why everyone is so offended by these statements. Let's just say that I've been doing security work for some time and I might have a different opinion on that particular...
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    Give me a break. Do you have any idea how tough...

    Give me a break. Do you have any idea how tough it can be to find a leak or breach? It doesn't have to be outside criminals hacking into servers. It's usually some employee going through numbers or...
  13. Thread: Ubuntu?

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    Hey OP, long time Linux user and Sys Admin here....

    Hey OP, long time Linux user and Sys Admin here. Been using Ubuntu on the home desktops for years now. Using Debian and CentOS for the servers. The best Ubuntu versions are the "LTS" versions, for...
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    As a long-time Nashbar customer, and as an...

    As a long-time Nashbar customer, and as an ex-employee, I personally trust them. Like every other company that went to the net, they've had their issues. Nashbar has continued to impress me when...
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    Put a broom stick on the top of your rear tire,...

    Put a broom stick on the top of your rear tire, then rest the other end of it on top of the handlebars ... follow that angle. Odd yes, works well though. From that point you can start moving them to...
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    From the "I'm sure you've seen this but it works"...

    From the "I'm sure you've seen this but it works" department.

    My "Penny" stove boils water pretty fast considering I built it for free from recycled Heineken cans. Heet costs me $1.47 a bottle...
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    Poll: This is one of my favorite topics. Having spents...

    This is one of my favorite topics. Having spents $1000's on bike gear many many moons ago, trying to get the best MTB parts and staying ahead of the curve, I'm happy to say that I now ride a 1991...
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    What frame is this?

    What frame is this?
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    Almost forgot ... the Evening news is another...

    Almost forgot ... the Evening news is another tool you can use. Footage of buses coming too close to cyclists makes a great story. Not to mention a call to "PR" to watch the story when it airs.
  20. Actually, there were 3 "roadies" ... 2 guys on...

    Actually, there were 3 "roadies" ... 2 guys on bikes, and you driving your car. Give em' all the room they want when you are behind the wheel. I don't see the point of this complaint at all.
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    "Comment: A bicycle may be...

    "Comment: A bicycle may be operated on either a shoulder or on the roadway (the travel lanes). The locations will be based upon traffic volume, the...
  22. Study done here at UNC, the abstract is...

    Study done here at UNC, the abstract is here:http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/169/13/1216
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    Wait, what? Over the past year OR two? Is it one...

    Wait, what? Over the past year OR two? Is it one year, or two? This is important information.
    3 hours? 3? I can't wrap my head around this statement at all. I could tune my entire bike, and give my...
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    The "Triangle" area in NC is currently full ......

    The "Triangle" area in NC is currently full ... no jobs. The one area here that is the most bicycle-friendly is also the most expensive to live in. That and there is a permanent stink of patchouli...
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    Not everyone, mine's more of a hybrid with 26"...

    Not everyone, mine's more of a hybrid with 26" wheels. Don't sweat it, MTB's are sturdy beasts.

    At rest some time ago
    http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b228/surly321/CBsm.png
    Got it's own desk...
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