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  1. I don't think I would tour on a lightweight C&V...

    I don't think I would tour on a lightweight C&V bike, I've done it before ( 1985 Trek 420 )and the frame was like a noodle when loaded up. The rear wheel was whacked out of true by the time I got...
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    Every family has "that" uncle that shows up drunk...

    Every family has "that" uncle that shows up drunk at Thanksgiving and starts talking about his tube thickness and makes everyone uncomfortable.
  3. Such vitrol!

    Such vitrol!
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    False dilemma. Shockingly, there are lights that...

    False dilemma. Shockingly, there are lights that are bright enough without blinding. I wouldn't call them 'faint' or 'dim'
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    Irrelevant conclusion. The issue at hand is...

    Irrelevant conclusion. The issue at hand is whether these bright as a super-nova front flashing lights DO in fact make you safer. Some would argue that they don't.
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    ^what he said, bub. Save the 'mic drop' for when...

    ^what he said, bub. Save the 'mic drop' for when you have a better point to make lol. Blinding drivers doesn't make anyone safer.
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    Ah, yes, the "I didn't see them" excuse. Ask a...

    Ah, yes, the "I didn't see them" excuse. Ask a cop how many times they've heard that at the scene of an accident.

    How many car drivers would admit to seeing anything they hit?
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    Ever the optimist? Commendable. I do hope you are...

    Ever the optimist? Commendable. I do hope you are instrumental in uncovering this lost dark secret of 1970's bicycle tube technology.
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    I think it's time to throw in the towel on your...

    I think it's time to throw in the towel on your claim, Uncle Randy
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    There seems to be a common theme happening in...

    There seems to be a common theme happening in this thread: those that are arguing the need for courtesy on the road, and those making excuses as to why they don't need to be courteous on the road for...
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    I can think of two types of bike riding: 1:...

    I can think of two types of bike riding:

    1: Riding just to ride, for the enjoyment. Be it on a MTB trail, on a tour, or just doing circles around town.

    2: Riding from point A to point B

    if...
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    I wonder what BMX kids in the 80's thought about...

    I wonder what BMX kids in the 80's thought about Rad.
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    I'm not much of a racerbike kind of guy, but man...

    I'm not much of a racerbike kind of guy, but man is that a beauty of a machine!
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    Ah! So far we have TWO guys who maybe, vaguely,...

    Ah! So far we have TWO guys who maybe, vaguely, kind of sort of remember a triple butted bike in the 1970's.

    Well, that's all the proof I need. I'm convinced. :p
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/395574-f...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/395574-fuji-valite-quad-butted-steel-tubing.html
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    Poll: Depends on what bike I'm taking to work. Variety...

    Depends on what bike I'm taking to work. Variety is key to keeping bike commuting interesting and enjoyable IMO
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    http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/How...

    http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/How-Rude-Stephanie-Full-House.gif
  18. I see the semantics army is out in full force...

    I see the semantics army is out in full force this morning lol

    OP; take a look at Boulder Bicycles, if you haven't already.
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    I sense some triple butthurt going on

    I sense some triple butthurt going on
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    Good questions. There's a corporate shop in my...

    Good questions. There's a corporate shop in my area that takes all of these things into consideration. It's a very sanitary, profit driven business model. I'm certain a beer tip is not welcome there....
  21. Compared to my Rockhopper, I'd be 99% sure what...

    Compared to my Rockhopper, I'd be 99% sure what you have there is a Rockhopper. The seatstay bridge rear fender mount eyelet is the giveaway. The droputs, fork, and frame construction all match up,...
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    What a cool idea for a thread, Rootboy. 1986...

    What a cool idea for a thread, Rootboy. 1986 Specialized Rockhopper. I started kindergarten that year.

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5556/14908307861_018774f1f7_b.jpg
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    Good lord that horse is massive

    Good lord that horse is massive
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    Surely, no one in this thread is guilty of this,...

    Surely, no one in this thread is guilty of this, lol
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    50 shades of bar tape

    50 shades of bar tape
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