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    Give the new version of the Pacenti PL23s a try:...

    Give the new version of the Pacenti PL23s a try:

    BikeLugs.com
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    I'll take them. I'll PM you. Or, post how you...

    I'll take them. I'll PM you. Or, post how you want to do the transaction.

    Thanks!
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    Try Ely at Ruth Bag Works. He will make a bag to...

    Try Ely at Ruth Bag Works. He will make a bag to your specs and is generally up for new, interesting projects:

    RuthWorks SF

    Good luck!
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    Ah, it's a size too small for them...and a size...

    Ah, it's a size too small for them...and a size too big for me :(
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    Just e-mailed two of my riding partners to see if...

    Just e-mailed two of my riding partners to see if the dimensions work for them. Will get back to you ASAP!
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    I'm not sure if there are geometry specs listed...

    I'm not sure if there are geometry specs listed in these catalogs, but you may want to dig through these resources:

    http://www.velo-pages.com/main.php?g2_itemId=26665...
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    Have fun:...

    Have fun: http://hiddenfortress.org/geometry/Brand.html
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    Sorry, my bad I didn't catch the tone of your...

    Sorry, my bad I didn't catch the tone of your initial post! Anyway, I'm here to solve all super obvious problems, haha :)
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    Hey NG. I think France had a rich history of...

    Hey NG. I think France had a rich history of traveling and touring by bike up to the second World War or thereabouts. When mass produced cars became affordable in France, this reliance on the bike...
  10. I guess I don't get the "outrage" either. Isn't...

    I guess I don't get the "outrage" either. Isn't the Grand Bois 5-speed cassette hub and cassette something that I of I's Bicycle, which produces Grand Bois components, designed and had made for the...
  11. Similarly, my best purchase was a Hozan Fourth...

    Similarly, my best purchase was a Hozan Fourth Hand tool. Made adjusting my cantis and centerpulls much easier and cut down on my drinking and cussing. I just picked up a used TS-2, so we'll see how...
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    Poll: Sure. I think plenty of people here do. It'll be...

    Sure. I think plenty of people here do. It'll be hard at first, if you aren't used to the mileage. You'll be tired and will eat a lot. But, I think you'll surprise yourself how fast you get...
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    There is a big difference between data and...

    There is a big difference between data and graphs. I like BQ, own several 650B bikes, and I like Jan's enthusiasm. But when I read BQ, I see tables and graphs, not data.
  14. Those Jubilees are going to cost you a pretty...

    Those Jubilees are going to cost you a pretty penny and have a bit of a reputation for too much flex. As T-Mar pointed out, the 16T difference is not a big deal for most FDs, in particular the...
  15. I guess he could have named it the "Joey" :):...

    I guess he could have named it the "Joey" :): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Breeze
  16. Ah, that sounds like a good range. I carry my kid...

    Ah, that sounds like a good range. I carry my kid on a rear kid seat (~195 lbs. total including me + child + seat) on a standard Hetre at 55 psi. I also sometimes use the bike for touring with about...
  17. What pressures are you using front/rear? I only...

    What pressures are you using front/rear? I only ask because I find people moving over from the racing tire world tend to over-inflate 650B tires, understandably. I like 50/55 psi for the standard...
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    Thanks, Southpaw. I was hoping this would be the...

    Thanks, Southpaw. I was hoping this would be the case. I look forward to seeing if you give your project a go. Also congrats on the Jack Taylor.
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    Hi Southpaw. I'm in the same boat as you. I have...

    Hi Southpaw. I'm in the same boat as you. I have a NOS LJ 6600 in my parts box that I'm thinking about using on a non-French frame. I like the idea of machining some sort of bushing for the bolt....
  20. Thanks, SLJ and Grand Bois. I may have to mount...

    Thanks, SLJ and Grand Bois. I may have to mount it and give it a shot.
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    That question crossed my mind, too!



    That's interesting, given Simplex's late move to the dropped parallelogram. I do hope it actually has a little larger capacity than advertised. Thanks for...
  22. Simplex SX610 vs. SLJ 6600: Capacity differences

    I've always thought the Simplex SX610 was the the econo version of the SLJ 6600 (T/SP versions). However, the SX610 has a max wrap and max cog size of 28 teeth, while the SLJ 6600 has a max wrap of...
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    I think that one is often misunderstood. As I...

    I think that one is often misunderstood. As I interpret it, it means: don't ride because you feel you have to ride--ride because you want to ride.
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    I just wanted to chime in to say that I've had...

    I just wanted to chime in to say that I've had good experiences with them. I've bought a few things from them online over the past few years, first contacting them through...
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    I guess this thread belongs over on Commuting ;)...

    I guess this thread belongs over on Commuting ;) but yes, he's a bike commuter:

    http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/01/30/lebron-james-bikes-to-work-all-the-time/
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