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  1. This Pedro's 8mm...

    This Pedro's 8mm works great on pedals. Lots of leverage, and easy on my hands.

    http://pedros.com/wp-content/uploads/8mmHexDriver_feature.jpg
  2. Thread: Addiction XXXIX

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    That looks like a legit news site. From the...

    That looks like a legit news site. From the front page:

    Editor's Picks

    Prince William ~ The Cloned Anti-Christ

    Exposing The Kingdom Of Hell - Mark...

    Video Proves Something Huge...
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    Have you bought the solar panel already? How...

    Have you bought the solar panel already?

    How fast does it recharge your tablet? On a nexus 7, it'll show recharge time on the battery status display, but the counter resets when it hits a full...
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    R.T.F.M? come on. If you've never done it...

    R.T.F.M? come on.

    If you've never done it before, you might need more specific instructions than some of the above advice.

    I like the Park Tool page (mentioned above). It starts from scratch,...
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    Yes, ridewithgps for route planning. It's easy to...

    Yes, ridewithgps for route planning. It's easy to "undo" and "redo" to try alternate roads.

    I wrote up an overview of the ridewithgps features in this thread.
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    How bad is your paint? I like old bikes with...

    How bad is your paint? I like old bikes with original paint. The chips and scrapes just show the long life of the bike.

    I got this abused mid-70s Raleigh International. Some automobile paint...
  7. I used to buy CR2032s from batterybob.com...

    I used to buy CR2032s from batterybob.com when I had coin battery blinkies. They have 17 Maxells for 21.24, free shipping. That's $1.24 each.)

    I assumed name brand batteries would last longer...
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    Smooth riders Some things to work on for group...

    Smooth riders Some things to work on for group riding.

    Riding a straight path
    When solo, I practice riding the white fog line, looking way up the road and riding a straight line. I occasionally...
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    Coasting is okay if the road starts a slight...

    Coasting is okay if the road starts a slight downhill, or the group really is slowing down.

    If the pace is easy and I'm in the draft, I often upshift to my 50-12 high gear, and keep pedaling very...
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    I think the "stalking" description made this...

    I think the "stalking" description made this thread go.

    Tracking people from space

    http://www.futuristspeaker.com/wp-content/uploads/Tracking-People-from-Space-1.jpg
  11. Thread: Addiction XXXIX

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    It reminds me of this. Interesting patterns and...

    It reminds me of this. Interesting patterns and chords during the cycle.

    The Whitney Music Box (Warning, crashing chord sound at the start)


    in three minutes, the largest dot will travel...
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    I shift a lot, and jump 2 or 3 cogs regularly....

    I shift a lot, and jump 2 or 3 cogs regularly. I'll shift for just a few pedal strokes, then shift again. I usually try to ease off the pedal pressure when shifting.

    I have about 25,000 miles...
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    Crack O' Dawn (http://www.crackodawn.com/)...

    Crack O' Dawn riders.

    They have daily rides at 5:45AM. :eek: "Be there [on time] or ride alone"
  14. With 25c tires, I have very little clearance on...

    With 25c tires, I have very little clearance on my front fork. I recently rode on newly laid chip & seal, with damp small rock chips that stuck to the tire, and scratched the fork. Lots of small,...
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    Get the silver version. It's a little cheaper,...

    Get the silver version. It's a little cheaper, and the polished aluminum is really shiny and looks great. Once a year or so, I get out the auto paint polishing wax, and shine them up.

    These hubs...
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    Mini-V brakes will work directly with your road...

    Mini-V brakes will work directly with your road levers.

    Most reviewers like mini-v brakes better. A few reasons for mini-v:
    Less shuddering or pulsing.
    More powerful, so less pull needed on...
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  18. My old bike and trainer used to really wear down...

    My old bike and trainer used to really wear down the tire, with small granules of rubber coming off the tire. A sheet of copier paper under the roller would show black specks.

    But my current...
  19. I'm always good to go above 50F, and I'll usually...

    I'm always good to go above 50F, and I'll usually ride down to about 40F, and rarely in the 30s.

    Here in SW Ohio, the winter was way colder than normal. But there was also some dramatic swings in...
  20. Electrolytes work for some riders, but not at all...

    Electrolytes work for some riders, but not at all for others. There seems to be multiple reasons for cramping.
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    I never liked the plastic taste when the water...

    I never liked the plastic taste when the water was in the bottle for a few hours. yuk.

    Camelbak Podium bottles were supposed to be better, so I got one and tested it, filled for 24 hours. No...
  22. It's a one-leg stand. Two-leg stands mount the...

    It's a one-leg stand. Two-leg stands mount the wheel just like it was on a fork.
    So I can see why this can get complicated when you don't have a typical skewer.

    Feedback Sports Truing Station
    ...
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    Glucosamine seems to mostly be a placebo. But...

    Glucosamine seems to mostly be a placebo. But it's there's still some ambiguous study results.
    This wikipedia page on Clinical trials on glucosamine and chondroitin is useful.
  24. Cantilever front brakes tend to amplify any...

    Cantilever front brakes tend to amplify any grabbing of the brakes, more than other brake designs.

    From this Lennard Zinn article: He mentions more toe-in, tightening the headset, and smaller...
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    This guy gets worse for at least an hour after...

    This guy gets worse for at least an hour after eating the pepper. Youtube link
    "All my veins are popping out"
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