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    VeloBase.com - Component: Bicycle Research Tire...

    VeloBase.com - Component: Bicycle Research Tire Savers - Flint Catchers
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    No I didn't I can change my position to match...

    No I didn't I can change my position to match anybody who I am riding with, lets see you change tire , tubes or hubs rolling down the hill.
  3. Flatting often.

    Flatting often.
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    You mean if I post data I might be proven wrong....

    You mean if I post data I might be proven wrong. ..................
    IMO other things come into play in descending while not pedaling, mainly hubs, tires and tubes, I often roll right past other...
  5. I like the 13-24 which I don't see as it gives...

    I like the 13-24 which I don't see as it gives you a 16t , don't like a 15-17 jump. If I had to source a freewheel I would instead source a low mileage 105 or ultegra 8 speed freehub and lace that...
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    It's sitting by the garbage cans, fair game in...

    It's sitting by the garbage cans, fair game in most peoples eyes.....undoubtedly gone.
  7. I have used that shifter as a double and triple....

    I have used that shifter as a double and triple. Works really well as a double with the afforded trim feature . Almost like having a Campy Ultra, but not really.
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    I would swap in a eight speed freehub, eight or...

    I would swap in a eight speed freehub, eight or nine (hubbub) cassette, re-dish, and run campy Veloce 10 speed for around $115.00 for Britain. Even comes with new Campy cable set which are $50 on...
  9. I like Honey , but really don't see the color...

    I like Honey , but really don't see the color when riding so either is fine.
  10. I have seen conflicting info on Sachs ergo as to...

    I have seen conflicting info on Sachs ergo as to if the cable pull is Campy or Shimano which would dictate your rear derailleur. I run sachs eight speed freewheels and they seem to work fine with ...
  11. Glad you got that. I saw it a couple of weeks...

    Glad you got that. I saw it a couple of weeks ago, I'm heavy on Road bikes right now, liked the bike/price, feared the wife....
  12. We have a blue Vittoria...

    We have a blue Vittoria too.http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww261/tomslawns/SAM_2020_zpsf342b89d.jpg
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    Park Tool Co. 1554-1 : Centering Gauge : Wheel Truing Stands and Accessories

    The Park TS-2 arms are not static, if you use the Park centering gauge the stand is now centered at 127mm , when you...
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    On a new route I ride a border collie comes...

    On a new route I ride a border collie comes after me every time I go by and I have dismount and stand him down, The owners have to hear the dog, the third time it happens the cell phone is coming...
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    Mountain bikers stop at the top of every climb ,...

    Mountain bikers stop at the top of every climb , spend some time on a road bike.
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    They both are good, IMO I would be building a...

    They both are good, IMO I would be building a Freehub style rear hub if I was building a rear wheel, even if you are running a seven speed cassette. Better design , more gearing options. My son...
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    Even If you center the arms with the Park...

    Even If you center the arms with the Park alignment tool, it is only centered at 127mm(my Park tool) , the also have a marvelously inexpensive tool called a dishing tool . Flipping a wheel in the...
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    If it was a Raleigh I would agree.

    If it was a Raleigh I would agree.
  19. I had a Wicked, set it up any way you want, by...

    I had a Wicked, set it up any way you want, by today's standards it's not that special as a mountain bike. IMO it should work real well in that configuration with the long stays.
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    You must be one of those fat dudes (TIC)

    You must be one of those fat dudes (TIC)
  21. This^ with Campy 10 speed Ergo they are wonderful...

    This^ with Campy 10 speed Ergo they are wonderful or Shimano tricolor aero
  22. I can ride standard tubes just fine, especially...

    I can ride standard tubes just fine, especially my Miyata triple splined 1400, a really solid frame, but Miyata never really under-built anything. I think in standard and OS there is a lot of room to...
  23. I thought it real conclusive , if you are big,...

    I thought it real conclusive , if you are big, strong and/or want a race bike , get big tubes, if you want a comfortable long ride bike , standard tubing should be fine if you are not to heavy.
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    That's not what I heard, the 10 speed chain has...

    That's not what I heard, the 10 speed chain has some good engineering, design and manufacturing improvements. Reports on Road 10 speed have been good. YRMV
  25. Tires are not the only factor. Bike and wheel...

    Tires are not the only factor. Bike and wheel play in comfort and compliance to. I have three roads bike that ride just fine on 23mm Michelin's or 22mm tubulars . Believe me Idaho has Chipseal ...
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