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    Good Advice. I use Gumout Choke and Carb...

    Good Advice. I use Gumout Choke and Carb Cleaner. Hold the rag under the depress shifters and spray liberally. You will be surprised how much junk comes out. Relube with your choice. I use...
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    Ditto. I have the Ksyrium SSl's. I true them...

    Ditto. I have the Ksyrium SSl's. I true them myself using the provided tools and the instructions that came with them. They are very strong wheels, easy to true, and hold true a long time. No...
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    Truck Bed Bike Rack

    I am tired of my old home-made truck bed bike rack which consists of 2" x 12" with some Skewer clamps that are as old the hills. It works, but I have to replace the 2 x 12 periodically and on my...
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    Bobhorseshoe, I just sweat through this...

    Bobhorseshoe,

    I just sweat through this decision process myself. My Mavic Open Pro CD on DA 7800 hubs finally were ready to go after almost 30,000 miles. You must be about there too. I looked...
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    Falcon, I have always used plain old Johnson...

    Falcon,

    I have always used plain old Johnson Baby powder. Cheap, works great, and never a problem.
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    I have taken good care of the wheels, keep them...

    I have taken good care of the wheels, keep them clean and in adjustment. The have had periodic rebuilding through the years. The wheels have on the bike since 2007. I have a second set of High-end...
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    New Wheelset or Replace Hub

    Need some insight-

    I have a DA 7800 hubs 32h laced to Mavic Open Pro CD rims. The wheel set has about 25,000 miles on them. They seem to ride well and visually the hubs and rims look great. ...
  8. Is - Was Froome really tough enough for the tour?

    It does not seem to me that Froome was really tough enough for the Tour. Great bike rider, no question, but when it comes down to toughing it out, he wouldn't. After the 2nd crash, he hurt, he knew...
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    I am a lucky guy. My girlfriend, no wife...

    I am a lucky guy. My girlfriend, no wife unfortunately, enjoys watching it and stays tuned in to all the aspects. We look forward to the expanded coverage every night. The expanded coverage is the...
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    There can only be 1 Alpha male on the Team. Sky...

    There can only be 1 Alpha male on the Team. Sky has to put it's money with Froome. Wiggins looks OK, but is certainly in the twilight of his career.
  11. You can't go wrong with the Trek 7.5. I love...

    You can't go wrong with the Trek 7.5. I love mine and ride it a lot. I have been on some longer rides including a Century. It is definitely slower than my full out racing bike, but much more...
  12. Yep. Using Ebay you have to beware. I have...

    Yep. Using Ebay you have to beware. I have bought some stuff on Ebay. I have not been "burned", but I have gotten some things including a new component group which had a few more miles on it than...
  13. Brag did publish they did not make the breakeven...

    Brag did publish they did not make the breakeven number in 2012. I heard from reliable sources they did in 2013. Yea! As of May 9th, there are 457 riders signed up and published. Lots more not...
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    You got a WAY better bike too. Way to go!

    You got a WAY better bike too. Way to go!
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    No. Don't get the older bike. The differences...

    No. Don't get the older bike. The differences in the technology of the older bike and the newer FX series is very pronounced. You want the FX series anyway so just do it, as Nike says. Save...
  16. We have a good sized group going from here. I...

    We have a good sized group going from here. I think about 8-10 riders. As of yesterday there were 257 signed up. Probably 30-40 more signed up, but didn't want their names published. We are...
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    Jedi, I have had a 7.5 FX for about months and...

    Jedi,

    I have had a 7.5 FX for about months and have a 175 miles on it. I think it is great. I enjoy riding very much. The 7.5 has a 9sp compact drive where the the 7.4 has the triple. I have...
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    The 7.4 is an excellent bike and will serve you...

    The 7.4 is an excellent bike and will serve you well. The triple chain ring will give you the gear range and versatility you need for varied riding conditions. The V brakes will not cause the the...
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    I have been doing my own work for a long time. I...

    I have been doing my own work for a long time. I do not believe you consistently do a good job working on your bike without a stand. I use the Park PCS-10 and have found it to be an excellent piece...
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    I don't ride below 50 either. But I have to...

    I don't ride below 50 either. But I have to admit and what Floridamtb didn't say is we have to quite ridding for about 6-8 weeks around August. It is just too hot. Even all the tech fabric you can...
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    CF- I really appreciate the input you gave me...

    CF-

    I really appreciate the input you gave me on another subject. I have a Flight Deck system sitting on the self I took out of service when I went to the Edge 800 a year ago. If you need it,...
  22. Everyone has had trouble with the newer "Premium...

    Everyone has had trouble with the newer "Premium Strap" including me. Most have had to replace the strap. I went back to my older all-plastic type of strap and it continues to work perfectly. ...
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    Converting the mountain bike won't work all that...

    Converting the mountain bike won't work all that well, however it will work. I converted an old Cannondale 3.0 series Mtn bike to a hybrid. I put a solid fork, smooth tires ( I also think the idea...
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    I have a lot of great feedback and answers to my...

    I have a lot of great feedback and answers to my question. I have been cycling since 1986 and even raced masters for 4 years. I can ride 12 months a year, but around here we tend to stop riding 6-8...
  25. Thread: eBay scams

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    When the buyer pays and ebay receives funds, they...

    When the buyer pays and ebay receives funds, they email the seller and instruct to "Ship now". Seller ships the item, ebay has the money, ebay releases the funds to the seller when the buyer has...
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