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    Rail Road Tracks

    Please be aware that when wet RR tracks are as slick as ice. On 5/17/2014, I was doing a Tour De Cure ride. It was pouring down rain. I came across some railroad tracks which I didn't see until I...
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    For the stem you can buy an adapter for about ten...

    For the stem you can buy an adapter for about ten dollars but why bother. If you go on EBAY you can find about any type of quill stem you might want and the same goes for the one inch fork.
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    I have a Quintana Roo, that, except for the...

    I have a Quintana Roo, that, except for the tires, every single part is used. I have a combination of Dura-Ace and Ultega, 9-speed with a triple chain ring. I couldn't be happier. I didn't have...
  4. I've had that happen too. Another weird thing...

    I've had that happen too.
    Another weird thing is almost all my guitars always go out of tune sharp! I've never really figured that out, but almost all my guitars, if I haven't played them for...
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    Nice Ural too!

    Nice Ural too!
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    I'll try but since it is juvenile I don't know...

    I'll try but since it is juvenile I don't know how much will be public.
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    Update: Marion County TN

    They finally charged two of the kids involved in this incident. I don't think any charges would have been filed if not for all the publicity the case received. I want to thank David Cook who has...
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    Glad to see some action taken against these kids....

    Glad to see some action taken against these kids. Don't think it would have happened with out all the support and publicity.
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    I had a Collegiate. Must have weighed at least...

    I had a Collegiate. Must have weighed at least 40 pounds. Sure did the job though. Finally got stolen.
  10. Thread: 400 Pounds?

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    I don't have any specific advice but I wish you...

    I don't have any specific advice but I wish you all the luck in the world. I think maybe a rigid mountain bike would be a good choice. If you have the money you could probably buy a set of heavy...
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    Marion County TN

    My earlier post kind of got derailed but the point I was trying to make was that cyclists as a group should put pressure on any agency that is clearly anti-cyclist. There are several very large...
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    Stay Out Of Marion County TN

    A local cyclist was harassed and maced and almost died from asthma by a bunch of kids in a truck then they came back and went after him again. So the local sheriff threatened the cyclist with three...
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    Did you do that paint yourself? I like that!

    Did you do that paint yourself? I like that!
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    Outstanding photography.

    Outstanding photography.
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    Wheel bearing sizes

    I noticed the the bearing were loose on my spare set of mountain bike wheels. Well I guess they are actually the main set since they are the ones with the knobbies the other set is for the street...
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    I just can't imagine that spreading the dropouts...

    I just can't imagine that spreading the dropouts by 4 or 5 millimeters would compromise safety at all. In fact as several other posters have mentioned, you probably don't even need to. Another...
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    Bonded carbon tubes on aluminum frame

    Has anybody ever tried to replace any of the tubes on an aluminum bike with carbon fiber tubing? I'm talking about say an old Cannondale with a damaged downtube, would it be possible to replace the...
  18. Thanks, I might just buy another rear wheel, but...

    Thanks, I might just buy another rear wheel, but I hate to waste perfectly good parts. Would a bike shop have any trouble removing a free hub body? Also, do you think I would have trouble removing...
  19. I'm in the opposite situation. I have a nice 7...

    I'm in the opposite situation. I have a nice 7 speed rear wheel I want to convert to 9. I'm buying a new set heavy duty wheels and I already have an Ultegra 9 speed derailluer. But for general...
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    Have you tried wrist braces? I use them most of...

    Have you tried wrist braces? I use them most of the time and when I'm not using them I try to keep my wrists as straight as I can. I'm putting together a bike with aero bars for a multi-day tour in...
  21. Dura Ace SL-BS77 bar ends with Ultegra derailleurs

    Hi, I'm rounding up parts to build my up my Quintana Roo frame to ride in the BRAG. Today I received my NOS Dura Ace 9-speed bar end shifters. I was very happy to get them until I read the...
  22. I broke down and bought a Ultegra triple crankset...

    I broke down and bought a Ultegra triple crankset on Ebay it was $55 plus $10 for shipping, I guess that is a pretty good deal since I bid on several and went higher than that but kept getting out...
  23. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mavic-A119-Shimano-XT-T780...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mavic-A119-Shimano-XT-T780-Touring-Road-700c-Wheelset-36H-Black-Spokes-/200889069490?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec5ebefb2 Do these wheels look ok for what I'm...
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    I have a couple of Garmin car models and a mount...

    I have a couple of Garmin car models and a mount for the handlebars. The problem is the batteries don't stay charged long enough. Has anybody had a similar problem? If so what is the solution? I...
  25. I have a Wiki special needs trailer. It is...

    I have a Wiki special needs trailer. It is actually for one adult but could probably be converted to carry two kids. It does not convert to a stroller. I'm trying to figure out a way to do it my...
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