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    Y'all have the February blahs. Hold on, spring's...

    Y'all have the February blahs. Hold on, spring's coming. I was enjoying the sub-optimal weather until the freewheel and bottom bracket of my winter beater died at the same time. The local commute...
  2. Ski goggles are a must when temp drops below -10...

    Ski goggles are a must when temp drops below -10 F. Cheap set only costs $20.
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    Two words. Turtle Wax. I slather the stuff on the...

    Two words. Turtle Wax. I slather the stuff on the frame, spokes, nipples, V-brake arms (not the hand levers), headset, seat clamps and exposed cables in late fall. No shiny finish -- they look like...
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    I'm riding on 26" Schwalbe Snow Studs. Definitely...

    I'm riding on 26" Schwalbe Snow Studs. Definitely need to bring the tire pressure down to 30 lbs. before the side-mounted studs start digging in properly. On the other hand, they ride beautifully on...
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    Guys, guys, guys. All this bickering about what...

    Guys, guys, guys. All this bickering about what is winter and why it's miserable.... Winter is an opportunity for a more technically challenging ride. I'm down the road in Kingston with a slightly...
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    Welcome to K-town, Sweep. If you live out on Bath...

    Welcome to K-town, Sweep. If you live out on Bath Road you're already on the way to Picton. Highway 33's my favorite lazy ride (it's flat as a pancake, but the scenery is beautiful). The thing about...
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    Ontario rider, here. Salt sucks, and my...

    Ontario rider, here. Salt sucks, and my work-a-day commuter can't count on daily TLC. I go with a crap bike, with as much aluminum as I can get (wheels are critical). I lather up all non-moving...
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    I've gotta say that for non-technical (downhill...

    I've gotta say that for non-technical (downhill MTB or super curvey road courses) my choice is the Spongy Wonder. It's a rock-solid stainless steel split-saddle with long rails, zero perineal...
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    1) Get your license. 2) Keep your bike 3)...

    1) Get your license.
    2) Keep your bike
    3) Remember: regular car drivers have been suckered into thinking they are safer in their cars than outside (ergo, everyone on a bike is going to get killed)....
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    Hmm. I'm an engineer, not a hippy. I'm car free...

    Hmm. I'm an engineer, not a hippy. I'm car free because I understand thermodynamics and efficiency, because I'm time-wise enough to turn my commutes into light workouts and nummerate enough to...
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    I bike year round in Canada quite comfortably,...

    I bike year round in Canada quite comfortably, but it requires a bit of adjustment from one season to another. Just don't overdress, or you'll find yourself drenched with sweat within a couple of...
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