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    Speak for yourself. I was riding 531 when LA was...

    Speak for yourself. I was riding 531 when LA was in diapers.
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    This one initiates reactions.

    This one initiates reactions.
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    Is this what you want?

    Is this what you want?
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    The first two were the first things I thought of...

    The first two were the first things I thought of Monday when I woke up.
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    Is it painted, clear coated or nude?

    Is it painted, clear coated or nude?
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    It ALL depends on the seat tube diameter. You do...

    It ALL depends on the seat tube diameter. You do not need a 115.5 to run a triple. I run one with a 111. From Campy: 111mm is for use with double and triple cranks with seat tubes smaller than...
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    Just checking in. I had a Strada w/RotorCranks 3...

    Just checking in. I had a Strada w/RotorCranks 3 years back. I rode it for one season then sold it. No matter what kind of riding I did the possition drove my hip flexors crazy.
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    I sell industrail floor resurfacing which is,...

    I sell industrail floor resurfacing which is, almost always, funded through capital expenditures, at least the projects that pay real money. Haven't made a cent since January. As I don't need my...
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    Most of the time the stink is in the insoles. If...

    Most of the time the stink is in the insoles. If they came with the shoes, they're probably not anti bacterial. I always replace factory insoles with after market brands like Peterson Foodbeds or...
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    He who owns a shop doesn't get to ride much. ...

    He who owns a shop doesn't get to ride much. Learned that in 1975.
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    Yuz light weights....all yuz.

    Yuz light weights....all yuz.
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    While stopped with a group of middle aged rides...

    While stopped with a group of middle aged rides at a rural intersection, miles from the nearest town, a farmer on a tractor yelled at us to "ride on a bike path!" I responded by asking him: where's...
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    http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4836950n

    http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4836950n
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    You could do like Jan Ulrich used to do, find...

    You could do like Jan Ulrich used to do, find some old eight speed ergo's (more comfortable body) and have them rebuilt into 9 or 10 speed. Don't get too hung up on Chorus or Record. I have Chorus...
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    Poll: How about over 60?

    How about over 60?
  16. In the end it depends on your power with where...

    In the end it depends on your power with where you ride factored in. I put a compact on last year in northern Illinois spent most of the season shifting the front derailleur or cross chained. For...
  17. Do What You Gotta Do

    To escape this, I entered the Bike Sebring 12 hour challenge. With no miles in 2009, I managed 113 miles before the out of shape soft tissue gave out. Had it not been for my ars, I probably could...
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    Poll: Maybe it's not where you put your trainer

    it's where your trainer puts you.
  19. Thread: Mirrors

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    I've used a round Cateye bar end for years. Has a...

    I've used a round Cateye bar end for years. Has a very wide field of view and I can see whay I need from the hoods, drops, and aerobars with out changing the mirror's possition....or my head's.
    As...
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    They also broke and injured people. That's why...

    They also broke and injured people. That's why Viscount didn't suvive. Kind of like Skid Lid.
  21. He dresses different on the climbs.

    He dresses different on the climbs.
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    Do it on the cheap, using old parts, if you can. ...

    Do it on the cheap, using old parts, if you can. Mine is a Specialized touring frame ($25.00). Campy 8 speed rear wheel, crank, rear derailleur and Ergos from a woman switching to 10 speed (those...
  23. What clear coat over clear Look matte finish?

    I have a five year old Look frame with a matte finish. I've upgraded to a newer Look fork that has a gloss finish. I want to add a gloss clear coat to my frame. I have a pro painter lined up but,...
  24. Thread: Offtheback

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    Jumping to the "over fifty" catagory. Over...

    Jumping to the "over fifty" catagory. Over thirty years on the bike, several actually. Looking for warm weather rides during winter months. Any info helpful. Has anyone considered starting a new...
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    Are you takin statin meds? They can cause this...

    Are you takin statin meds? They can cause this problem.
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