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    I used to be skeptical of bibs till I tried them....

    I used to be skeptical of bibs till I tried them. Now I only wear them.

    As noglider kinda mentioned, regular bike shorts 'dig in' to my waist and make my stomach feel uncomfortable. I think if...
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    I don't disagree, but if the intersection is...

    I don't disagree, but if the intersection is empty, there is little chance of a fatal accident.



    In that case, i'd say he was an idiot. If there are other cars in the intersection, wait your...
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    But was there a car in the intersection? If not,...

    But was there a car in the intersection? If not, nobody was at risk.
  4. I HATED the b17. I couldn't get it comfortable...

    I HATED the b17. I couldn't get it comfortable at all no matter how I set it. Plus it rubbed/chafed my thighs. I got a Swift and never looked back... well, until I bought a Swallow, but then I...
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    Dang, I hope you contacted the school the bus...

    Dang, I hope you contacted the school the bus came from.
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    Did I get hit or was I caused to crash? Yes =...

    Did I get hit or was I caused to crash? Yes = too close, No= Not too close.
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    I live in L.A. It's not that bad compared to a...

    I live in L.A. It's not that bad compared to a few years back. I rarely have any issues anymore. What part of town are you riding? Are you riding on main streets or parallel smaller streets? That...
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    I look for fit, airflow, weight, and price, in...

    I look for fit, airflow, weight, and price, in that order. I don't mind paying a little more for a good helmet. I mean, i'm going to be using it every day so i'll get my money's worth.
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    I started carrying my mini pump again after...

    I started carrying my mini pump again after getting three flats in a row one morning a couple weeks ago. I had a huge piece of metal puncture my tube, so I switched it out. Pumped it up with co2,...
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    I rode to work with panniers for the first time...

    I rode to work with panniers for the first time today on my fixie. It felt really weird and unstable at first. Things like standing up to pedal, or just turning felt wobbly, but later on I started...
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    I used to drive, but lately i've just been...

    I used to drive, but lately i've just been clipping on my fenders and going for it. In L.A., the traffic get worse when it rains and it can double the driving time. The bike isn't affected by...
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    I'm not a morning person at all, so i'm almost...

    I'm not a morning person at all, so i'm almost always "cutting it close" which means I usually have to push pretty hard in the mornings. Luckily it's mostly downhill to work. On the uphill ride...
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    Eh.. well, she also said she's willing to lock it...

    Eh.. well, she also said she's willing to lock it with a cable.
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    I recently bought a brooks cambium and have been...

    I recently bought a brooks cambium and have been riding it for a couple weeks now. I feel like it's the most comfortable saddle i've been on so far.
  15. Thread: Do You "Filter"?

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    Sometimes traffic gets like this (and the...

    Sometimes traffic gets like this (and the previous video) in L.A. and I ride the same way. It's really not as scary or dangerous as youtube videos make it seem IMO. Just don't do anything stupid...
  16. Thread: Do You "Filter"?

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    Depends on the other side of the intersection,...

    Depends on the other side of the intersection, but generally yes. Not always though.
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    1. '13 Subaru WRX 364861 2. Ferrari F40 3....

    1. '13 Subaru WRX
    364861
    2. Ferrari F40
    3. Prius - although, crap/dangerous drivers in any car can take over the top hate spot
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    On page two of this thread is his brand new from...

    On page two of this thread is his brand new from the box pics. The wear is pretty mellow, but is obvious after comparing it. Having a nearly new Cambium myself, I can also see the difference.
  19. Thread: Brooks Cambium

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    You can get a real bimmer bike...

    You can get a real bimmer bike
    http://www.shopbmwusa.com/PRODUCT/3571/BMW-M-BIKE-CARBON-RACER
  20. Thread: Brooks Cambium

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    Brooks put this on their instagram feed recently...

    Brooks put this on their instagram feed recently http://instagram.com/p/jhKV8aIz5I/
  21. Thread: Brooks Cambium

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    It points backwards. It's a knog skink. ...

    It points backwards.

    It's a knog skink. Normally it'd attach to the seatpost or other vertical surface, which is why it's on my saddle bag strap. I also have a rear light on my backpack.



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  22. Thread: Brooks Cambium

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    I don't think it was saturated. I didn't really...

    I don't think it was saturated. I didn't really look at it too closely though.
  23. Thread: Brooks Cambium

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    No, but you don't sit on them. ----- So,...

    No, but you don't sit on them.

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    So, the ride home was awesome! This saddle feels great. At first I had it pushed back too far, so wasn't sure, but after I stopped and adjusted it it felt...
  24. Thread: Brooks Cambium

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    Not sure what you mean.. there is no exposed...

    Not sure what you mean.. there is no exposed metal on the seating surface.
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    I do it every time I take my car in for service. ...

    I do it every time I take my car in for service. Nobody seems to really care.
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