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  1. I too generally take a tall. My shirt sleeve...

    I too generally take a tall. My shirt sleeve measurement is 35", and these sleeves are generously long for me.
  2. Yep. 400746

    Yep.
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  3. FS]Price Reduced! Gore-Tex Paclite Shell , XXL

    FS:Price Reduced! Gore-Tex Paclite Shell , XXL
    Used part of one season. Like new. Injury means I'm off the bike so the jacket may as well go to someone you'll use it. Paid $200, sell for $100 OBO -...
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    Sidi Bike Shoes - size 46/11.5

    FS: Sidi Bike Shoes - size 46/11.5. with Shimano SPD cleats. Decent condition, no longer ride clipless. $50 + shipping US. Prefer PayPal.
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    Going to a flat bar would mean redoing the barcon...

    Going to a flat bar would mean redoing the barcon shifters and also new brake levers. I think I'll try the adjustable angle stem with the stock drop bars first.
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    Hi Pastor Bob:). Will let you know after my LBS...

    Hi Pastor Bob:). Will let you know after my LBS finishes with the wheel. Cheers.
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    1988 Gary Fisher Gemini Tandem MTB

    I got this tandem about 4 years ago. I think it's one of the very early tandems Gary Fisher made - bottom bracket is stamped "FL 19". Other than replacing some wear items - chain, tires and brake...
  8. I'd never make it up the hills!:lol:

    I'd never make it up the hills!:lol:
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    I took the wheel into a new bike shop in town....

    I took the wheel into a new bike shop in town. Guy knows his stuff, and we chatted for 20 minutes or so on what might be done to "save" the original wheel. He's a "one-man-show" and it'll be several...
  10. Exactly! Let's say I'm going to climb up a pretty...

    Exactly! Let's say I'm going to climb up a pretty good hill. It's a mile to the top, and really exerting myself, I average 5mph. Using V=D/T (velocity = distance / time), at my average speed of...
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    Thanks for the tip:thumb:. Just bought the set...

    Thanks for the tip:thumb:. Just bought the set and they should do very nicely. I'll keep the originals and maybe get someone to rebuild that rear wheel using the large flange hub and new freewheel....
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    I have a set of old wheels on the bike now, steel...

    I have a set of old wheels on the bike now, steel rims - "SAMINOX made in france 27 1 1/4" with wide-flange hubs "EXCELTO - Made in France". The spokes may be steel, not aluminum. These are in good...
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    I agree - Anyone know where I can get a nice...

    I agree - Anyone know where I can get a nice replacement wheel that'll match mine?
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    Thanks!:thumb:

    Thanks!:thumb:
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    Here's a view of the wheel showing the large...

    Here's a view of the wheel showing the large flange hub.
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    Lettering reads "MERATE -> REGINA G.S. CORSE =...

    Lettering reads "MERATE -> REGINA G.S. CORSE = S.I.C.C."
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    Removing Freewheel from Campy Hub

    I had my chain come adrift on my 1973 Gitane Tour de France, causing the derailer to jam and brake a spoke. I took the wheel into my LBS to have the spoke replace and the wheel trued up. The...
  19. Stationary Bike vs Biking On-Road: Which burns more calories?

    I've been riding both a stationary bike - especially in the winter months - and my various "road" bikes - which include a Trek 1,5 Alpha, a Surly Long Haul Trucker, a Surly Pugsley and a 1990 Gary...
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    The question arises as to how the dimensions of...

    The question arises as to how the dimensions of an "adjustable angle stem" are "measured. For example, the model below is listed as "...26.0,....100mm" Am I correct in understanding that the "26.0"...
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    Adjustable-angle Stem?

    I feel like I'm supporting a lot of my weight on my arms when I ride my Surly Long Haul Trucker. It's got standard road bars and I usually stick to the tops and rarely use the drops. I've thought...
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    Rido R@ Saddles

    Maybe because of my weight - I'm 6'1" and @ 250 - but I've never been able to ride comfortably more than about 25 miles or so. OK, I did 50 miles one time, but that was not exactly a "comfort"...
  23. 328792 I'm sad to have to report that my friend...

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    I'm sad to have to report that my friend expired the night before last, having never regained consciousness. He was on "life support" the last few days. After family was able to get to him...
  24. I like the new POC helmet. It's more comfortable...

    I like the new POC helmet. It's more comfortable than the standard Bell I was using. Air flow is also good. :)
  25. Friend's crash prompts me to new helmet

    I posted a thread on this but thought this thread also fit. I just bought a new helmet - POC Trebec Race - after learning of a friends serious head injury in a single bike wreck (ICU, TBI, coma,...
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