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    I don't ride in street clothes but I also don't...

    I don't ride in street clothes but I also don't use any cycling specific costumes. I use athletic clothing or technical clothing. Most of my athletic clothing and workout clothing which I use is made...
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    Yes eggs are good...I eat about 36 whole eggs...

    Yes eggs are good...I eat about 36 whole eggs per/week.
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    My post was just meant to be a sarcastic tongue...

    My post was just meant to be a sarcastic tongue in cheek...After 7 years of commuting I fully realize that safety and not getting run over is the most important thing..
  4. That looks like a toxic mess. I don't think I...

    That looks like a toxic mess. I don't think I would want to carry some toxic poisonous goo and slop inside my tires and have to deal with it when changing tires.
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    I wonder how long it takes for all you spandex...

    I wonder how long it takes for all you spandex wearers out there to dress yourselves up and put on your special cycling kit ??.
  6. I just don't see how tubeless would ever work...

    I just don't see how tubeless would ever work during freezing winter days. Sealant need warmth to flow out, it would freeze or become too stiff to flow and seal leaks during very cold weather.
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    Yeah I agree...I never clean my chains, it's...

    Yeah I agree...I never clean my chains, it's pointless. I just oil it whenever it gets a little too dry and stiff .Sometimes it takes just one ride to wash all the lube out and the chain becomes all...
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    100 dollars for a chain ??..This is crazy.. You...

    100 dollars for a chain ??..This is crazy.. You need to check out MEC, I think they sell chains for a lot cheaper then LBS...That's why I like singlespeed bikes, chains only cost about 15-20 dollars,...
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    :rolleyes:If that be true then bike manufactures...

    :rolleyes:If that be true then bike manufactures should start putting drop bars 2-3 inches below the saddle on all city bikes and commuter bikes because speed and aerodynamics is the No.1 priority...
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    Tires are important but so is leverage...I get a...

    Tires are important but so is leverage...I get a much better leverage with riser bars or flat bars with
    bar ends then I do with drop bars. I ride SS/FG so leverage is very important to me when...
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    My flat bar with bar ends gives me 2 hand...

    My flat bar with bar ends gives me 2 hand positions, which is plenty enough for me. I can ride 100 miles with them without any pain or great discomfort. My bull horns give me 3 hand positions. My...
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    I am allowed to bring my bike with me into my...

    I am allowed to bring my bike with me into my work area. I work in an industrial park, bike theft is not a problem in that area, I could lock it outside my work shop and not worry about it... Unless...
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    I've used drop bars for about 2 years on one of...

    I've used drop bars for about 2 years on one of my bikes and I finally took them off because I didn't like them.
    I feel that I have a much better control of my bike when using MTB risers or flat...
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    Spandex looks OK if you have a body shape for it...

    Spandex looks OK if you have a body shape for it and if you're very fit... But if you're out of shape with beer gut and pot belly hanging out then you're just making yourself look like an idiot.
  15. Thread: What To Wear

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    When the weather is cool I wear some type of...

    When the weather is cool I wear some type of athletic pants. When it's cold I add tights or long johns underneath my pants. When it's very cold with bitter windchill I wear my winter pants, which are...
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    I think that everybody should include some form...

    I think that everybody should include some form of strength training for their upper body and lower body. Weight training is good but not absolutely necessary, bodyweight exercises are very effective...
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    That sounds more like a war zone then a...

    That sounds more like a war zone then a competitive event. Is this case a camouflage cargo shorts would be a more appropriate then a skin tight spandex costume.
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    A very simple solution would be to wear a pair of...

    A very simple solution would be to wear a pair of cargo shorts over your bike shorts, and some athletic top. Looks normal, is comfortable, you blend in with the crowd, and nobody would complain.
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    Competing against who ??

    Competing against who ??
  20. I've used both and they all needed maintenance...

    I've used both and they all needed maintenance when use a everyday on roads with a lot of salt. The best preventative maintenance that you can do is to rinse all the salt out regularly every few...
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    Wearing skin tight cycling specific spandex...

    Wearing skin tight cycling specific spandex costumes in public places looks silly and out of place... The complaint has nothing to do with bicycle commuting , the complaint has to do with dressing...
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    BMX pedals and winter boots.

    BMX pedals and winter boots.
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    +1...I am a huge big fan of bodyweight...

    +1...I am a huge big fan of bodyweight calisthenics :thumb:...I also do a little bit of weight lifting but the majority of my strength training involves bodyweight calisthenics.
  24. You can do that with a lot of mountain bike...

    You can do that with a lot of mountain bike frames as long as you have disc brakes, if you don't have discs then you'll need a special adapter for v-brakes.. There is no need for 650B specific rando...
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    Having a glass of wine with your dinner few times...

    Having a glass of wine with your dinner few times per week is OK , nothing wrong with that...It's the beer and hard booze that's bad. Every beer drinker I've seen has a pot belly, even if the rest...
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