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  1. Thread: Hot r Not

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    250 lbs. I have two similar 24 spokes...

    250 lbs.

    I have two similar 24 spokes wheelsets, one for riding cross, one for roads. Experienced problems with both rear wheels after ~500-700km. Replaced few spokes, retensioned the wheels using...
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    6'6".

    6'6".
  3. Thread: Hot r Not

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    Not going for "hot", just an example of a 66cm...

    Not going for "hot", just an example of a 66cm frame.. I think it's one of those rare cases when aluminium tubes look right. Not too thin, not too massive.
    Yes, I wear US 16.

    My first road bike,...
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    Congrats! http://i.imgur.com/OCtOXQq.png?1

    Congrats!
    http://i.imgur.com/OCtOXQq.png?1
  5. Thread: Hot or Not

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    I like it, if nothing else it's pretty original....

    I like it, if nothing else it's pretty original.
    I'd strap a tent to the top tube and ride it to the next camping site, pretending to be on a trip.
  6. Thread: Hot or Not

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    Thanks everybody for your comments! The front...

    Thanks everybody for your comments! The front fender holder is actually bent, i'll see what I can do when i get home. The kickstand is combined with kids trailer hitch, and due to the funny shape of...
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    Yesterday I promised to get home at 10pm, meaning...

    Yesterday I promised to get home at 10pm, meaning I would have to take a train at 6pm and bike for 75 kms. Yet I missed that train, had to take one an hour later. Tried my best and got home at...
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    What i have found from personal experience: *...

    What i have found from personal experience:

    * Set up: Laptop + some little stuff in a biking backpack - meaning the weight is where it should be (low), comfortable vs Rack + lightweight pannier ...
  9. Thread: Hot or Not

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    yep, klickfix Magnum bag from Rixen and Kaul. For...

    yep, klickfix Magnum bag from Rixen and Kaul. For the normal rack i've got this already, when the rack is not needed i'll just remove the axle, the rack and the seat collar together as one piece,...
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    Well, fair enough. I saw it coming, but otherwise...

    Well, fair enough. I saw it coming, but otherwise it would have too little to do with commuting. Though later it might get a Tubus disco with QR and seat collar with rack mounts.
  11. Thread: Hot or Not

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    And this is my summer day-and-night long distance...

    And this is my summer day-and-night long distance commuter. I am sorry if you find it has a penis, but you know, in Germany socks and sandals combination is legal.
    Fortunately it's easy to get this...
  12. Thread: Hot or Not

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    But you know, then the locals see you only as a...

    But you know, then the locals see you only as a walking moneybag from abroad.. Especially if it's a poorer farming region, like Basilikata in Italy, where you find some fantastic food. Personally I...
  13. Thread: Hot or Not

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    I get your point. And I am not comparing the...

    I get your point. And I am not comparing the local system to the American one, i just think there is a huge room for improvement and German system is still far from the optimal, imo.

    As i...
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    Yet lots of Germans complain about "streaming by...

    Yet lots of Germans complain about "streaming by ability" approach. I see it as a major flaw in German education system. To bring everyone up (educators at first place) would be a better way but it's...
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    I do remember a post by someone from Surly, where...

    I do remember a post by someone from Surly, where they've said there will never be discs equipped Crosscheck. Almost true :)
  16. Psy, what tires are those and how do they roll on...

    Psy, what tires are those and how do they roll on pavement?
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    For about a year I ride solo 50x2 miles weekly on...

    For about a year I ride solo 50x2 miles weekly on the country roads , that is my sort of commute. I call it a good ride if my total average is 17-18 mph, usually with some help of tailwind or at...
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    Right, that's what I meant, it's a frankenized...

    Right, that's what I meant, it's a frankenized hybrid bike, but a regular German (and a professional btw) still calls it a racing bike just for having drop bars and barcons (not sure if he really...
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    A serviceman at the Bremen train station bike...

    A serviceman at the Bremen train station bike repair shop has called this rennrad (racing bike) too. But it's not. Even though it has a drop bar and a carbon fork (aka boat anchor according to...
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    Hi. ...

    Hi.

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7339/9126492651_c63568d5ba_c.jpg
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    Did the same to my ruined B17. And glad i did so,...

    Did the same to my ruined B17. And glad i did so, I really like the new stiffer version :)

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7221/7255096186_dc5216831f_z.jpg
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    There are few options, B&M Ixon IQ up to 40 Lux,...

    There are few options, B&M Ixon IQ up to 40 Lux, then there is Trelock and that's what i currently use. Really not bad when the weather is Ok. I can't tell what the manufacturer is, but i've seen it...
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    Joey, I like your music choice for the videos as...

    Joey, I like your music choice for the videos as well. Just wondering if you're using any scrobblers like last.fm?
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    I live in Germany where the law obliges me to use...

    I live in Germany where the law obliges me to use light systems that do not blind oncoming traffic. Normally I am using a dynamo light like IQ Cyo. Everything is great (if you like dynamo powered...
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    johnyo, I have already a pair of IRD cranks on a...

    johnyo, I have already a pair of IRD cranks on a frame with relatively low bottom bracket and on the road i get nearly zero pedal strikes. Gravel roads aren't a problem too. No pedalling in sharp...
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