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  1. I said stop signs, not red lights. To everyone...

    I said stop signs, not red lights.

    To everyone that thinks I am an idiot for riding the way I do:
    You should probably get off your high horse and try to understand that we all ride in different...
  2. To each his own. Do what you do, and I'll do...

    To each his own.
    Do what you do, and I'll do what I do.
    We can still be friends.
  3. Cyclists in major metropolitan areas will never...

    Cyclists in major metropolitan areas will never be liked, let alone respected by drivers. Ever. Even if by some miraculous evolution ALL of them began following every single rule of the road to a...
  4. I see brake cables. Unless those are brifters, in...

    I see brake cables. Unless those are brifters, in which case he's riding a geared, freewheeled bike with no brakes, which is beyond stupid.
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    Entry level stuff. Not light, but i'm not a...

    Entry level stuff. Not light, but i'm not a weight weenie, so I like them. They work well with cleated shoes or with regular sneakers.

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    I use solder and it works fine. Use an actual...

    I use solder and it works fine. Use an actual soldering *** (also known as soldering iron). Google how to properly use solder. It is quite simple. Solder, soldering guns, and solder 'wicking' are all...
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    I have found recently that solder works just as...

    I have found recently that solder works just as well, looks nicer and is easier to remove (with solder wicking) if you want to switch out/adjust parts.

    Soldering irons cost about $10 at a hardware...
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    Not really sure, I had it laying around for small...

    Not really sure, I had it laying around for small electronics projects. Most solder should work. The heat was no problem, but it does take a steady hand to ensure you don't melt/scratch the paint on...
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    Solder works too. I just did that on my bikes...

    Solder works too. I just did that on my bikes that I have everything set how I want it. They make solder wicking that soaks the solder back up when you want to get it out. 5 minutes....

    Also see:...
  10. I use these on all my bikes. ...

    I use these on all my bikes.

    http://www.performancebike.com/bikes//Product_10052_10551_1033468_-1___

    Inexpensive, and no hassle return to performancebike if you absolutely hate them. I commute...
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    From the New Belgium Tour De Fat in Chicago last...

    From the New Belgium Tour De Fat in Chicago last week...

    http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y67/crawdaddio/4757586695_1b937c3424_b.jpg
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    I shoot film almost exclusively. My favorite...

    I shoot film almost exclusively. My favorite cameras in my collection include the Hassy, Pentax 645, Yashicamat, and Holga.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/crawdaddio1/



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    I haven't read the whole thread, so apologies if...

    I haven't read the whole thread, so apologies if this was already mentioned.
    I have a friend who did a month long tour of the east coast on a Bilenky Cargo Bike, and he was carrying ALOT of weight...
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    I started pulling my dog to work with me in a...

    I started pulling my dog to work with me in a trailer this spring. I have always used clips/straps or powergrips in the past. My legs were getting very sore from pulling the extra 80 or so pounds. So...
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    It is. Its under the 'start here' for SSFG.. ...

    It is.
    Its under the 'start here' for SSFG..

    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?510358-Fixed-Gear-Single-Speed-Start-Here!
  16. I have had mine for over a year. Front and rear....

    I have had mine for over a year. Front and rear. Hold a charge well (flashing lasts over 3 hours), easily re-charged, straps work well and attach anywhere. Very versatile, bright, well designed...
  17. blackburn flea. never need to buy batteries. be...

    blackburn flea. never need to buy batteries. be seen, save the planet...a little bit.
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    "Sidewinder" (your example) keys utilize a...

    "Sidewinder" (your example) keys utilize a tumbler system in the cylinder that is quite difficult to pick or manipulate open. The keys require a very specific machine that, usually, only locksmiths...
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    If you are referring to barrel or "tubular" keyed...

    If you are referring to barrel or "tubular" keyed locks, they are quite vulnerable to being picked open or easily drilled out.

    Example of an ACE style "tubular" key:...
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    I work at a locksmith shop. He is a little too...

    I work at a locksmith shop.
    He is a little too old to run the 2.5 miles next to me, and I would worry about him running in traffic (I commute on busy chicago streets)
    He is a mutt, not too sure...
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    Take your dog to work!

    I do.
    He was a little skeptical about the whole thing at first, as you can tell here, but it only took one day for him to get used to it.
    I am lucky enough to be encouraged to bring Shiloh to work...
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    I don't know, to be honest. This was a friend's...

    I don't know, to be honest. This was a friend's bike. I think he modified it to work for what he wanted after he already had the frame...
    Its a nice ride. Versatile and lightweight.
    I really...
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    Hey those are nice 65er...

    Hey those are nice 65er...
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    I do ride in a carhartt and steel toes in the...

    I do ride in a carhartt and steel toes in the winter. No corn hat though...
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    John Deere Steamroller ...

    John Deere Steamroller



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