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  1. Thread: Ms 150

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    I think this makes sense. Our team supposedly...

    I think this makes sense. Our team supposedly had a similar requirement...I forget what it was...but at the team dinner the night before the team leader talked about how many people still hadn't met...
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    I used to ride with standard sunglasses and a...

    I used to ride with standard sunglasses and a single contact in my right eye. I got tired of the contact hassle, so I've ridden the last 6 months "un-corrected". I'm 1.25 in my left eye and 1.75 in...
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    I'm still a fan of my Genuine Innovations...

    I'm still a fan of my Genuine Innovations SecondWind pump...it's very thin and light, tucks alongside the bottle cage on my seat tube and can be pumped manually or used with C02.
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    Broken leg, 12 y.o., skiing.

    Broken leg, 12 y.o., skiing.
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    Amusing.

    Amusing.
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    Google (or not) "Cycling ripped shorts". Plenty...

    Google (or not) "Cycling ripped shorts". Plenty of shots of damage from crashing (along with some other weird stuff). The worst is the shot of Johnny Hoogerland untangling himself from the barbed...
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    That truck passing you on the bridge scared the...

    That truck passing you on the bridge scared the piss outta me...and I'm sitting at my desk!
  8. Are you a hipster? If not, get the gears.

    Are you a hipster? If not, get the gears.
  9. Holy crap! Nice job woodcraft!

    Holy crap! Nice job woodcraft!
  10. Thread: All rejoice...

    by dstrong
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    Everything you mentioned will improve with time...

    Everything you mentioned will improve with time on the saddle.

    Regarding shifting...yes, you should be shifting a lot if the terrain is constantly changing. We have a little 3 mile veloway loop...
  11. I've been nursing my Achilles over the last 6...

    I've been nursing my Achilles over the last 6 weeks and have been off the bike a lot. Finally got out for 45 and 48 mile group rides this weekend and thankfully, everything felt fine. Didn't push...
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    no motor? You will never find a cat or old man...

    no motor? You will never find a cat or old man with any of those names! Although I went by "Donny" in the first 6 - 8 years of my life.
  13. Thread: Bike maker

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    That is one helluva stem.

    That is one helluva stem.
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    It is if the old man was a cook in the Navy.

    It is if the old man was a cook in the Navy.
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    Is it...Cookie?

    Is it...Cookie?
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    A fit was on my radar but it wasn't a priority...

    A fit was on my radar but it wasn't a priority until my Achilles flared up. The fit is one piece of the puzzle to ensure I'm aggressively addressing any problem that might lead to a future injury...
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    dude

    dude
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    I did. The Romin comes in a 143, 155, and 168mm...

    I did. The Romin comes in a 143, 155, and 168mm widths. The Ass-o-meter measures sit bone distance and then there's a chart on the back that shows the appropriately sized saddle.
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    It definitely doesn't look like that! That looks...

    It definitely doesn't look like that! That looks like something from Yellow Submarine (a Beatles movie for all you youngsters. The Beatles were Paul McCartney's old band. ;-) )
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    Similar but I could swear the one I see isn't a...

    Similar but I could swear the one I see isn't a three-wheeler...Now I'll have to go ride that route again to see if I can find him!
  21. Did you try Austin or Dallas Stores? Id check...

    Did you try Austin or Dallas Stores? Id check Bicycle Sport Shop here in Austin and Richardson Bike Mart in the Dallas area. I got my Roubaix from Cognition Cyclery in Mountain View,...
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    There's a guy here in town that rides a bend with...

    There's a guy here in town that rides a bend with a full shell...looks like a yellow torpedo. Super low to the ground and about half the guy's head above the cockpit. OMG...that guy is...
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    Hey Chuck! I did an easy 16 this morning and so...

    Hey Chuck! I did an easy 16 this morning and so far so good. I will listen to my body on Saturday and not push hard at all. I'm also hoping to ride the Hotter'NHell in two weeks so don't want to...
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    Finally did a professional bike fit...

    Me: 6'2", 195 - 200, 56 y.o., road biking for 8 years. Bike: 2014 Specialized Roubaix SL4 Expert, 58cm.

    Over the last calendar year I've doubled my mileage from 2,400 to 5,000 annually. I...
  25. I built a rear wheel last year and didn't put...

    I built a rear wheel last year and didn't put enough tension in the spokes before I took it out for a test ride. The spokes lost all tension after about a 1/2 mile and I had to walk home.

    My...
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