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    On reflection, it occurs to me that Suzuki has...

    On reflection, it occurs to me that Suzuki has just become a middle aged crank. It's actually a common occurrence we've seen play out before. Social commentary slowly turns into plain old run of...
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    Have to echo everyone else who says don't accept...

    Have to echo everyone else who says don't accept the first diagnosis. I've had pretty bad heatstroke, but it paled in comparison to what you experienced.
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    We road from Rochester to Letchworth as kids. ...

    We road from Rochester to Letchworth as kids. It was challenging for young men on gaspipe tenspeeds. I can't imagine it on a dutch commuter.
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    For most of my life, I was an avid reader of...

    For most of my life, I was an avid reader of letters to the editor in the newspaper. But I never read internet comments. There were crazies in the newspaper (that's what made it fun), but the need...
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    I'm not that fast and I don't mind getting passed...

    I'm not that fast and I don't mind getting passed at all. But when passed by faster riders I'll often pick up my pace after they've gone by and see how long I can stay relatively near them. It...
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    Interested in the Suntour Vx if Tom doesn't take...

    Interested in the Suntour Vx if Tom doesn't take them.
  7. Although only reformed hippies can actually...

    Although only reformed hippies can actually afford them.
  8. I ride from home most all the time as well. I...

    I ride from home most all the time as well. I just stick a cell phone in my seat bag (along with a spare tube, spoke wrench and $23). I leave the house unlocked, but taking a key wouldn't be much...
  9. I just use the gauge on the pump and top off once...

    I just use the gauge on the pump and top off once or twice a week.
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    I wouldn't worry about the gender specificity of...

    I wouldn't worry about the gender specificity of the saddle if I liked the comfort, but I wouldn't buy a white saddle of any sort. I might have a bit of trouble with the lettering, but I think...
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    Are they simply detectors or are they tied to red...

    Are they simply detectors or are they tied to red light violation cameras? I'm guessing the video detectors on our red light cameras would pick up a bike. But the sensors for the lights are still...
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    I don't guess I'm good looking enough that I can...

    I don't guess I'm good looking enough that I can afford to be that judgmental about the appearance of others.
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    I agree that there can be situational variances,...

    I agree that there can be situational variances, but I follow this as SOP.
  14. It's hell getting old.

    It's hell getting old.
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    In my experience, at least that. With each...

    In my experience, at least that. With each passing year, minor injuries that used to be sore for a week now continue to provide minor annoyance for as much as a couple months.
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    Basically, there's no reason one shouldn't ride...

    Basically, there's no reason one shouldn't ride in whatever clothes are comfortable

    I work at a university and absolutely no one would care. But I'm a bit surprised folks still care about it...
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    When you hit a spot where the tail wind is nearly...

    When you hit a spot where the tail wind is nearly equal to your forward speed and the wind noise cancels out, I love that sound.
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    I usually ride 2 to 2.5 hours without stopping. ...

    I usually ride 2 to 2.5 hours without stopping. Seldom do over 3 without having to stop and pee (and I seldom have that much time anyway). I live a mile from the county line and do most of my...
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    I'm naturally a night person and have trouble...

    I'm naturally a night person and have trouble getting to bed before 1 am or so. Get up at 7 during the week, but with a bunch of hungry cats used to eating at 7:30, I don't sleep much past 8 on...
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    Don't know about NY, but in FL the problem with...

    Don't know about NY, but in FL the problem with contesting a ticket is that they charge court fees if you lose. So the effective fine jumps by about $85. (At least that was the case the last time...
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    I don't really know, but it works for me.

    I don't really know, but it works for me.
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    I don't know all the finances, but if someone is...

    I don't know all the finances, but if someone is getting wealthy off my ten bucks a year so be it. It's worth it to me to support what I like.
  23. A good friend from childhood spent his life in...

    A good friend from childhood spent his life in the business. Decided to invest in property rather than college. Started with a few small places in lower income sections and now owns multiple...
  24. I know very little about them, but they have a...

    I know very little about them, but they have a nice rep. Very nice looking bike.
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    Can it not be inefficient while still being...

    Can it not be inefficient while still being faster?
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