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  1. Thread: Club RIdes

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    I have been trying to get accustomed to drinking...

    I have been trying to get accustomed to drinking and eating while riding. Yesterday I went to put the water bottle back in the cage and dropped it on the ground :roflmao2:
    I thought for sure a car...
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    Do you notice yourself sliding off front of back?...

    Do you notice yourself sliding off front of back? You can check the saddle for level - use a board or something to put on the seat so it hits all 3 high spots and put a level on it (be sure the...
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    Thanks for the heads up. Have any of you guys...

    Thanks for the heads up.
    Have any of you guys gone over on the ferry from New London for this ride?
    The only drawback I see to this is having to ride to the starting point the day before.
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    sstorkel, sorry i might have forgotten a comma or...

    sstorkel, sorry i might have forgotten a comma or not thinking clearly (ie looking at so many options)

    Yes, my concern is with the weight/durability of the wheelset. My average ride is 20-25...
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    Thanks for your help. Yes, there are tons of...

    Thanks for your help. Yes, there are tons of wheelsets in that pricerange. I was looking last night at some of these:

    american classic 420 aero3, reynolds ea90 sl or tt, shimano 7850's, I will...
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    Borderline Clyde wheelset

    I'm now 210lbs and still losing! With my borderline clyde status, I'm going to treat myself to a new wheelset. Looking to replace my shimano rs-10 wheels that came with the roubaix. I mostly like to...
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    Another select my bike thread

    Sorry for the lame thread but I don't know where else to ask.

    I am thinking of trading in or selling my kona for a cross bike.

    The LBS has (what I think is) an Axis in a real sexy Grey color...
  8. Hey I am in on the group buy but havent gotten...

    Hey I am in on the group buy but havent gotten them yet either. I ordered the white hubs and the last email stated they were changed to black to avoid a delay. It also said some would receive theirs...
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    What, my faux lugs? They seem to be a paint or...

    What, my faux lugs? They seem to be a paint or vinyl coating of some sort. I would leave it around the BB area but interested in removing the rest. I think it would look alot better. Just wish I knew...
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    heres mine, anyone know what year/model it is?...

    heres mine, anyone know what year/model it is?
    http://www.cornbread.com/~ratta/douglas1.jpg
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    Yes I am a weight weenie Clyde at 210lbs my first...

    Yes I am a weight weenie Clyde at 210lbs my first season, now 215 I bet.

    My roadbikes are probably 17-18lbs dry. I just got in on the checkmate carbon wheelset for the roubaix. Being lighter makes...
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    The only Merlin I ever rode was a Cielo but thats...

    The only Merlin I ever rode was a Cielo but thats a ti/carbon combination frame.
    Are Merlins weaker than other titanium frames?
    I wouldn't be concerned about the frame supporting 240lbs. The wheel...
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    I like the white/red color scheme. Enjoy your...

    I like the white/red color scheme. Enjoy your christmas present!
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    I have a 143 on my roubaix. It seemed OK, but not...

    I have a 143 on my roubaix. It seemed OK, but not comfortable for over 30mi. rides though. I got a Selle Italia Signo which seems like the same design however its quite a bit stiffer when trying to...
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    I've experienced this same problem. Right toes go...

    I've experienced this same problem. Right toes go numb after about 10 miles. It's happened with regular platform pedals, my ultegra clipless with specialized shoes and the worst were the toe clips (i...
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    Hey, this storm is nothing to sneeze at. We got...

    Hey, this storm is nothing to sneeze at. We got about 14" in this area of ct.

    Not only did I do my 2 walkways and shovel around the cars, I did my neighbors too since he has heart trouble....
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    I am around 210lb and have an 09 roubaix comp. It...

    I am around 210lb and have an 09 roubaix comp. It rides pretty smooth when the roads are. The only vibration i get is when in highest gears and putting in a decent effort. It feels almost like the...
  18. what model is it? the ultra or ultra hd? looks...

    what model is it? the ultra or ultra hd?
    looks like a neat little video recorder....i am thinking of getting one
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    I was so excited about my new titanium douglas...

    I was so excited about my new titanium douglas until someone asked what was with the "faux lugs"

    I never thought about it before, but now I want to dremel it off except by the BB
    ...
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    Yep 9spd, mount says 6510 its bent so going...

    Yep 9spd, mount says 6510

    its bent so going to replace

    Thanks all again for the help, off to flea-bay
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    Left shifter so it controls the front derailer...

    Left shifter so it controls the front derailer which is a double. Bike is used. Heres what I mean...see the gap? It gets smaller when I move to the larger cog and I can eliminate it with force but it...
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    It is tightly clamped to the bar. The lever is...

    It is tightly clamped to the bar. The lever is loose in the housing. And I'm such a noob, I don't know what model it is. I tried a pair of taped up vice grips to pinch the housing but it didn't do...
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    Man, where do I start.... Bought the douglas...

    Man, where do I start....

    Bought the douglas Ti bike from an older lady that said it was her husbands...skewers were rusted solid but she maintained that it wasn't left outside.

    Brought it to...
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    this is the double shifter. If I look from the...

    this is the double shifter. If I look from the front underneath, I can see parts shift on the pivot/case pin as if the casing isnt clamped enough. Item 12 is the pin and 9 the housing according to...
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    Ultegra shifter meets a hammer?

    Ok maybe not a hammer but heres the story..

    Picked up a nice Douglas bike and the left ultegra shifter is a little sloppy on the pivot. Maybe 1/8" gap between the aluminum ring and top of shifter....
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