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  1. Sounds like a reasonable situation to me. Women...

    Sounds like a reasonable situation to me. Women have had the short end of the stick for long time (since forever) in regard to the employment and social expectations placed upon them and they should...
  2. There is no reason why a boss can't communicate...

    There is no reason why a boss can't communicate their moral standards, and I never said they couldn't. My view is the opposite of how you just presented it - workplaces should be places for open and...
  3. BS. Its that kind of thinking that allows...

    BS. Its that kind of thinking that allows companies to get away with unethical practices, because their workers are too afraid to stand up to their moral standards and communicate what they believe...
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    Anyone smart enough to know or remember what CCCP...

    Anyone smart enough to know or remember what CCCP stood for are not the kind of people you need to worry about running you into a ditch.
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    Sticky: Poll: Haha. Yep. I kind of feel that because i live...

    Haha. Yep.

    I kind of feel that because i live in a jurisdiction, alas, almost an entire country, with a mandatory helmet law, I have more reason to be here to argue than others. But yep, sneakers...
  6. Knog Kransky lock with mounting bracket (have to...

    Knog Kransky lock with mounting bracket (have to purchase it separately). This mounts the cable lock inside the diamond of your frame. I have it with a smaller frame than this one pictured, and with...
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    I meant regarding the embossed leather logo on...

    I meant regarding the embossed leather logo on the sides (not the metal plate) - if you leave more, you will be cutting through it. Seems to me you made your cut in order to just run over the top of...
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    Sticky: Poll: Nowhere in that government brochure does it...

    Nowhere in that government brochure does it confirm:


    unless you want to put your baseline at 2001 - 10 years after the MHL was introduced. There is a very good reason they don't cite data from...
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    but then you would be cutting through the Brooks...

    but then you would be cutting through the Brooks logo? Might not look so good?
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    How does that go? I love B17s but I do kinda...

    How does that go?

    I love B17s but I do kinda think they could look a bit more racy, which is what I guess motivated your own knife work?
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    Sticky: Poll: Not correct. What studies or articles are you...

    Not correct. What studies or articles are you basing that claim on?
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    + 1 for aviators with comfort cables/hooks. I use...

    + 1 for aviators with comfort cables/hooks. I use American Opticals.

    But when I'm not wearing those, and when I ride a more garish 80s steel frame, I wear these:

    400891400892400893400894
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    Everybody likes different saddles. Provided the...

    Everybody likes different saddles. Provided the bike fit is right, you still have to try a few, or more than few.

    I'll say t because someone else will anyway: try a leather saddle like a Brooks....
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    Ok I'm Australian and I can't really comment on...

    Ok I'm Australian and I can't really comment on the road issue.

    But the comments on what he was wearing... who cares. Lot of people don't care about the whole lycra or jodhpurs shenanigan. A bike...
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    I don't understand what you mean - what's so...

    I don't understand what you mean - what's so bizarre about someone cycling in their work clothes? What's wearing a helmet got do with anything? Or is it strange for him to be travelling in the break...
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    You pay for it by stopping the free ride...

    You pay for it by stopping the free ride motorists have been having on the public purse (and planet). You idea only has merit if it was already a level playing field, but its not.
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    Understood, thanks. Ah, of course, because we...

    Understood, thanks.

    Ah, of course, because we control that axis by steering. doh! :)
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    Some good info there. I wonder if you could...

    Some good info there. I wonder if you could clarify something for me:


    If I understand that correctly, provided the line between the drop outs are parallel to the fork crown, then filing should...
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    No worries. Its a term most Aussies or Kiwis...

    No worries. Its a term most Aussies or Kiwis would know, but ur right there's particular reason for anyone else to know it.

    Thanks for link, I'll read through it later. As it is, I'm going to get...
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    Its right there in my user info: antipodes =...

    Its right there in my user info: antipodes = Australia.



    I just did this and as far as I can tell, the forks end are equidistant from the vertical running line down from the steer tube and...
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    Excellent info. It is indeed a problem with the...

    Excellent info. It is indeed a problem with the drop out slots being not quite horizontally aligned and I was able to confirm it by comparing them with other parts of the bike using a spirit level....
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    Mis-aligned front forks - opinions?

    I'm building up a NOS 80s steel road bike frame, it hasn't been built up before. I've just put the wheels in for the first time and have noticed that the front forks are a bit mis-aligned - if the...
  23. Well I'm surprised to hear that its legal...

    Well I'm surprised to hear that its legal anywhere to use a mobile phone in your hands while driving. Go Texas.

    Its definitely illegal in Australia. The only possible way is if its in a bracket....
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    Sticky: Poll: To my knowledge the studies on rotational...

    To my knowledge the studies on rotational concussion didn't come out until the 90s? Anecdotally the bigger problem was heatstroke.

    Anyway, you can't buy it now, except on ebay - for anywhere...
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    Once you have purchased your copy of Armstrong's...

    Once you have purchased your copy of Armstrong's Its Not About the Bike and then flushed it down the toilet, you might like to try Robert Penn's It's All About the Bike.
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