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  1. Thread: iPhone 6

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    I worry about it a tiny bit, but I figure if the...

    I worry about it a tiny bit, but I figure if the battery dies I'll just mail it in for repairs. I have a 4 that I bought as soon as they came out and its battery was still inn good shape when I...
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    For backups I use a product called "syncback". ...

    For backups I use a product called "syncback". Basically I pick a source and destination and let it run. I prefer to use xcopy that has been included with Windows for a long time. I set it to...
  3. Thread: iPhone 6

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    I've been through this with a Samsung phone and...

    I've been through this with a Samsung phone and it was very infuriating, I swore I wouldn't but another Samsung phone. (If the Android phones continue to evolve faster than Apple I may have to eat...
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    I agree, on my bike the breaks occurred AFTER it...

    I agree, on my bike the breaks occurred AFTER it stopped. That is when the bike was stopped by a Toyota, the top tube and down tube bent and broke.
  5. Thread: iPhone 6

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    I'd like to see them in person to see the sizes. ...

    I'd like to see them in person to see the sizes. I remember a year ago our tiny little oriental receptionist was carrying the biggest Samsung Android phone that I had ever seen.

    I was driving...
  6. Thread: iPhone 6

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    I'm not eligible for 18 months, I'll consider it...

    I'm not eligible for 18 months, I'll consider it then.
  7. I really need about $15k so I can buy my daughter...

    I really need about $15k so I can buy my daughter a new (used) car. That is what I want more than anything for myself.

    My wife has a list of home improvements that would take it quickly, but we...
  8. Thread: iPhone 6

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    I had mine for 3.5 years and it still worked...

    I had mine for 3.5 years and it still worked well. I decided to upgrade it to the latest OS because apps that I wanted to load demanded it. One of the biggest problems with the iphone is itunes,...
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    Sounds like a great adventure. Once the memory...

    Sounds like a great adventure. Once the memory of the pain wears off a little you will look back on this as a real experience.
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    I was riding gatorskin 28's and went to Rubino...

    I was riding gatorskin 28's and went to Rubino 23's, so the Rubino's feel very fast to me.

    I hear people talking about the difference in tires and I think it would be hard to see some of the...
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    Thanks everyone for your responses. This is...

    Thanks everyone for your responses.

    This is for a Waterford Schwinn Paramount. I've done some internet searching to find that some of them were 27.4. I put my old 27.2 seatpost in there and it...
  12. Thread: Loose Spokes

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    I'm 225 and I've ridden Michelin 20's until just...

    I'm 225 and I've ridden Michelin 20's until just a few weeks ago when I bought 23's. I think 23's are fine for my weight on our roads, but in comparison I think 25's would be fine too. I just...
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    Kalloy or Sunlite seatpost brands OK?

    I need to try a 27.4 seatpost in my frame, are these brands of sufficient quality? I want them to work, hold the seat OK, not break, but I'm not all that concerned how they look.
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    I've done this before lots of time, but I've also...

    I've done this before lots of time, but I've also had tires where this was difficult- depends on the tires and as someone said probably the rims too.
  15. Thread: Loose Spokes

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    I just built new wheels with Mavic CXP33 rims, 32...

    I just built new wheels with Mavic CXP33 rims, 32 hole, and I weigh about 225lb. Mavic makes good products but so do a lot of other rim manufacturers.

    If your wheels were trued and still had a...
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    Not asking anything, just relating my experience....

    Not asking anything, just relating my experience. Someone else looking for tires and trying to decide 23 vs. 25 might get some info. from this. I just bought these tires and I was trying to decide...
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    I rode a Tesch 101 for over 20 years, until a...

    I rode a Tesch 101 for over 20 years, until a Toyota took it out. Last fall I found a used Schwinn Paramount frame and put all of my components on it. The frame dates from 1987, the Dura-Ace...
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    I feel that way occasionally- sometimes I'm...

    I feel that way occasionally- sometimes I'm strong and sometimes I'm not. Sometimes I feel like I have to push hard for the entire ride and I'm still dragging, sometimes it feels almost effortless....
  19. Thread: Milage

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    During the summer I do short rides 1 or 2...

    During the summer I do short rides 1 or 2 evenings per week, around 10-15 miles each, and on weekends I will do a longer ride from 20 miles up to 50 miles depending on my training level. So on...
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    I'm hoping that they get their own show.

    I'm hoping that they get their own show.
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    I just built a wheelset with 32 hole CXP 33 rims,...

    I just built a wheelset with 32 hole CXP 33 rims, and I weigh about 225 lbs.

    I have an old set of wheels with Wolber TX rims that look a lot like the CXP's, and that set of wheels might have...
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    224 lb, Vittoria Rubino 700x23C

    I was rebuilding a road bike to ride occasionally, the old wheels had Michelin 700x20 tires and they measure right at 20mm. Long ago I was buying Specialized Turbo 700x25 but they always measured...
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    Paramount serial number question

    I bought this frame a few months ago but just got around to trying to decipher the serial number.
    As stamped it is- 635E WE 87___
    So I know that it is 63cm or 63.5cm, made in May 1987. I'm not...
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    The wind was pretty tough. A few weeks ago my...

    The wind was pretty tough. A few weeks ago my training was such that I decided on the 50 mile route and that is what I did. I know the last part of that route pretty well and knew I only had to...
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    This is the kind of thing that isn't explained...

    This is the kind of thing that isn't explained very well anywhere that I've read, and I do have "the book" too. I discovered while building my set of wheels that 1/4 turns worked pretty well for...
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