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    Cable set was fine. In a sealed Shimano package....

    Cable set was fine. In a sealed Shimano package. Rear cable surprisingly easy to replace. Now if I could find a replacement cover screw to replace the one I lost.:rolleyes:
  2. I have well over 4k miles on my square taper UN??...

    I have well over 4k miles on my square taper UN?? bb on my 2011 Specialized Sirrus. Just last week it started the (what I consider) tell tale "creaking" of being worn out. I ride in all weather. I...
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    Thanks all. I ordered a set. I cracked open the...

    Thanks all. I ordered a set. I cracked open the cover and saw the head and confirmed the same shape. I'm glad I asked because I didn't take that into consideration. I was thinking about gauge and...
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    Shifter cable question

    Is this what I use to change the shifter cables on my Rapid Fire ef51 shifters? Thank you in advance for your help.
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  5. Thread: How much float?

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    I must admit that when I did my first century I...

    I must admit that when I did my first century I did experience hot spots, I chalked it up to new shoes not broken in. But I don't remember any knee trouble. I may give the yellows a try again on a...
  6. Thread: How much float?

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    I was clueless about spd-sl cleats too. Used...

    I was clueless about spd-sl cleats too. Used yellow for a short time. New shoes, new cleats. I got the blue. Have at least 500 or more miles on them. Why not blue?
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    A bit on the smaller side, Tybee Island...

    A bit on the smaller side, Tybee Island is very bike friendly. It is isolated from the mainland and Savannah, but after all it is an island. Bike is the preferred mode of transportation. Everything...
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    I have used edecals.com (http://www.edecals.com)...

    I have used edecals.com for some decals. they looked great and even sent extras. I was pretty impressed with their professionalism. I don't know about reflective, but I know they have mirror finish.
  9. From what I've read and those that I have spoken...

    From what I've read and those that I have spoken to, this bill is going nowhere.

    BTW: For those of you with disparaging remarks regarding Georgia: If you stay out, we'll both be happy.
  10. Thread: NYC Citibike BMX

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    Oh. Ok, I can see that. Very cool.

    Oh. Ok, I can see that. Very cool.
  11. Thread: NYC Citibike BMX

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    What is that in the rear rack area? Some kind of...

    What is that in the rear rack area? Some kind of spoiler to keep traction for the awesome German downhills? Or is it really some kind of rack system?
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    This is what I bought. And ordered these...

    This is what I bought.

    And ordered these twice:
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001CK2MV2/ref=oh_details_o05_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    If you get this you could be riding while you...

    If you get this you could be riding while you save up for the next one.
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    I think this is what you have....

    I think this is what you have.
    http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2009&Brand=Trek&Model=7200&Type=bike#.Ui6o2X-Zb9A

    FWIW- Seems like an ok deal to me. If it's comfortable to...
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    You check your email with your phone. Click on...

    You check your email with your phone. Click on the link in the email that you receive with your phone. Make sense?
  16. Well, ok then Betty. I am a little touchy about...

    Well, ok then Betty. I am a little touchy about my bikes. They helped save my life from a debilitating illness. I tend to protect them like my children. So yes. Thanks for spelling it out too. All in...
  17. You know what, you just stepped over the line. I...

    You know what, you just stepped over the line. I was ok with people calling me a dork, calling me FRED in what seemed to be a derogatory way, just generally making fun of me. So what. I asked for it...
  18. Thanks for helping out with my lame attempt at...

    Thanks for helping out with my lame attempt at humor. The fact is that I have just been putting it off for a while and then finally bit the bullet. The grippers on my shorts were really bothering me...
  19. Just shaved my legs for the first time, have a few questions.

    I am male, but you wouldn't know it by looking at my freshly shorn legs. I have to know:

    1. When does the profuse bleeding stop?
    2. How long do I have to wait for it to grow back?
    3. It looks...
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    I bought my 2006 for $300 in mint condition. I...

    I bought my 2006 for $300 in mint condition. I was very happy with that price. If you are able to score that one for $300 then I say go for it. Just remember this: if it has the original saddle you...
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    Maybe it's just me, but this bike:...

    Maybe it's just me, but this bike: http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/3764085438.html does not look like a 58cm.
  22. Alright, my 2 cents. That Dunlop Explore is very...

    Alright, my 2 cents. That Dunlop Explore is very similar to a Walmart bike I have. At about the very same price. Exact same drive train. I'd say hit it. That rear derailleur will need some petting...
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    ^Whoa. When I do get to build mine up, I want it...

    ^Whoa. When I do get to build mine up, I want it to look like that^ Nice job neo_pop.
  24. I bought one of these based on a recommendation...

    I bought one of these based on a recommendation from gaucho777 to someone else a while back. And as southpawboston said it's accurate enough for the money. But then again I'm not weighing screws and...
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    I agree with DJ Shaun. Above all else you really...

    I agree with DJ Shaun. Above all else you really should ride a few bikes to get a feel for what you want. LBS should be your next step.
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