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    Glad to hear you're okay. You should see a...

    Glad to hear you're okay. You should see a lawyer so that you can file a claim against his insurance. If you have any legal questions, let me know, or call your local bar association.

    Safe...
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    Thanks for the responses. I did mean 303s and...

    Thanks for the responses. I did mean 303s and 404s. The feedback from locals is that they are good wheels, with excellent bearings. Thanks for all of your input thus far, whether joking or...
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    NE Ohio? Who do you ride with? How about Zipp...

    NE Ohio? Who do you ride with? How about Zipp 303s. Some on this forum seem to have the impression that 303s are fragile and a death wish, but people who actually own them and use them have good...
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    The CAAD 8 is the more forgiving of the two...

    The CAAD 8 is the more forgiving of the two frames. The shop I ride for sells both. I've raced a CAAD 8 for the past two years. I tested a Soloist team (aluminum, NOT carbon). Both should be...
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    I'll take that as a negative. Thanks for the...

    I'll take that as a negative. Thanks for the implication.
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    Zipp durability experience, opinions?

    I'm about to order a high end wheelset for racing only. I'm thinking Zipp 343s (330 front with 440 rear).

    Please give opinions on durability etc. based on first-hand experience either from...
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    Try the Ritchey Speed Max Cross Tires at size 30....

    Try the Ritchey Speed Max Cross Tires at size 30. I've used these on a road bike for a similar purpose.
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    Correct. It will work just fine. Be sure to...

    Correct. It will work just fine. Be sure to install the spacer that comes with the cassette before installing the cassette body. The spacing should be the same once the spacer is installed. Good...
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    Ditto

    Ditto
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    Thanks for the laugh. That's good stuff.

    Thanks for the laugh. That's good stuff.
  11. I've heard "geez" a few times. Not sure what...

    I've heard "geez" a few times. Not sure what that means, good or bad.

    One kid yelled out "you're going twenty-five" when I was riding my fixie one day - that was encouraging, like he thought it...
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    What kind of riding do you do? If you're into...

    What kind of riding do you do? If you're into flat riding, then the extra weight of the Vista won't matter. However if you want a better all around wheelset, I'd go for the Ultegra/OpenPro for a...
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    No. The pedals are not compatible. The mountain...

    No. The pedals are not compatible. The mountain cleat is substantially smaller than the road cleat. Hope this helps.
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    Pic 2 looks better, but might be more comfortable...

    Pic 2 looks better, but might be more comfortable with moving the seat forward. Try a zero offset seatpost since your stem is already fairly short. I wouldn't go shorter than the 90mm for the out...
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    I would get a shorter stem. This would pull your...

    I would get a shorter stem. This would pull your elbows underneath your shoulders; where they should be. Tilt the nose slightly downward, very slightly. Put the seat heat up a bit as well. I...
  16. Inverness, exactly, but also to travel around...

    Inverness, exactly, but also to travel around from there.
    That sounds like a good ride. Do you recall any local groups or touring groups that would be on the level of a Cat 3. Not training mind...
  17. Anyone Live in Scotland that can give me some travel tips?

    I'm planning of a trip to Scotland in 6 weeks. I've looked at some of the touring bike trips and it looks like such trips are mostly for the 15 mile a day crowd. Anyone a local that knows of a...
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    I've had one for about two months. It works well...

    I've had one for about two months. It works well with 9 and 10. I upgraded to 10 since getting the crank and I would recommend it. It does appear to be Ultegra level, but the chain rings and...
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    Upper level Brifters like D/A, Record, etc.

    Upper level Brifters like D/A, Record, etc.
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    I already have the ipod. I wasn't looking to...

    I already have the ipod. I wasn't looking to Campy for poseurishness, but rather the rebuildability and something different. I like to tinker with parts and work on them as needed. I'll let you...
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    My plan is to get Chorus shifters. I plan on...

    My plan is to get Chorus shifters. I plan on using cheaper ders. - Centaur or Veloce. I'm surprised at the price differential when comparaing Campy shifters and ders. v. Shimano shifter and ders. ...
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    tlupfer is correct. Add a new chain to the list.

    tlupfer is correct. Add a new chain to the list.
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    Considered the Cannondale Cyclocross? Could go...

    Considered the Cannondale Cyclocross? Could go from road racing tires to big touring tires no problem on the Cyclocross, and it has the eyelets for mounting racks and fenders. I have one and use it...
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    I saw 105 9spd shifters on sale at Performance...

    I saw 105 9spd shifters on sale at Performance 130-ish and you could use any 9 spd cogset (aka cassette) from Tiagra up to D/A . I'd get the cheapest cogset with the same range as your current -...
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    I believe your Sora drivetrain has an 8 spd rear...

    I believe your Sora drivetrain has an 8 spd rear cogset. You will need to do more than get Tiagra brifters. You'll need to add a new 9 spd cogset to the list. The rest of your drivetrain should...
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