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    It's a frame lock. Many European bikes have em....

    It's a frame lock. Many European bikes have em. My dad uses Smith and Wessons as an auxiliary bike lock though.
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    There is not very much money in bicycles because...

    There is not very much money in bicycles because many people do not take it seriously. I and many mechanics in my area do not earn a living wage fixing bikes.

    Obviously the numbers for bartender...
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    its a rendering dude

    its a rendering dude
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    Tons of bikes are like that.

    Tons of bikes are like that.
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    The design of the suspension linkage on this bike...

    The design of the suspension linkage on this bike is great. The cranks are on the wrong side of the pivot. Imagine landing a big hit on the saddle instead of your feet.
  6. Can you ride it no hands?

    Can you ride it no hands?
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    Is that an Alex Singer?

    Is that an Alex Singer?
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    don't measure or anything

    don't measure or anything
  9. economy of scale

    economy of scale
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    I'm that tall and I ride that large of a bike or...

    I'm that tall and I ride that large of a bike or larger.
  11. Go to your LBS and ask. They won't give you any...

    Go to your LBS and ask. They won't give you any tude about it.
  12. Some plastic BMX pedals have cross bracing over...

    Some plastic BMX pedals have cross bracing over the window where the straps go through. No clue why, I think Gusset were the ones I encountered like this, but they're probably just rebranded...
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    Always. There should be far fewer tube sizes...

    Always. There should be far fewer tube sizes available in general, I think. It's so wasteful selling two new tubes to people upgrading from 23mm to 28mm tires or whatever, but that's how you make...
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    Made in Japan stuff is good because labour rates...

    Made in Japan stuff is good because labour rates are very high there.

    edit: though I think you are correct otherwise
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    dude, if you don't like fenders get the hell out...

    dude, if you don't like fenders get the hell out of the thread.
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    Probably a pedal bearing. Check chainring bolts,...

    Probably a pedal bearing. Check chainring bolts, crank bolts and ride it to make sure your crank isn't just hitting your front derailleur cage first. Then either overhaul or replace your pedals or...
  17. Dia Compe cantilevers are the only ones I know of...

    Dia Compe cantilevers are the only ones I know of that fit on those narrow posts.

    e: dia compe 987 apparently is one model
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    If you put a fork like that on a steamroller the...

    If you put a fork like that on a steamroller the top tube would slope the other way. The stock fork has a lot of axle to crown millimetres.
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    Haven't seen Bianchigrrl in a bit.

    Haven't seen Bianchigrrl in a bit.
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    I guess I am a little curious as to how...

    I guess I am a little curious as to how significant this effect is and if it really makes a difference compared to other factors such as old sprockets, poor maintenance and so on. How many miles does...
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    A half link chain has the same number of pivots...

    A half link chain has the same number of pivots as a normal chain.
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    Suntour Perfect because of the tool interface....

    Suntour Perfect because of the tool interface. Often is the ultimate freewheel because it never comes off.
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    pitted headset

    pitted headset
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    because the pedantic coot Sheldon Brown said so...

    because the pedantic coot Sheldon Brown said so on his website
  25. I use a 44/26 Stronglight with 7 speed 12-32 on...

    I use a 44/26 Stronglight with 7 speed 12-32 on the back. Mostly keep it in the big ring and treat the inner ring like a bailout. Before that I used a 94bcd LX triple as a 46/30 double. You can...
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