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  1. 333653 I just got this Vaude seatpost bag on...

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    I just got this Vaude seatpost bag on clearance at Rei's outlet site. It's working great so far for my commute and can accommodate a full set of work clothes plus other essentials. It uses...
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    Come to think of it, the 5mm clearance would only...

    Come to think of it, the 5mm clearance would only be a problem with the tire height and not width, since each side would only need to accommodate 2.5mm in a perfect world. Is it reasonable to assume...
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    It's too close to tell. I have 23c Ultra Sports...

    It's too close to tell. I have 23c Ultra Sports on there now that look to have maybe 5mm clearance all around. So...it would be close. Maybe too close. Perhaps I should stick with 25c, and that way I...
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    28c Gatorskins on 2001 Lemond Zurich?

    I've searched the web as much as possible but haven't been able to find a definitive answer on whether 28c tires (Gatorskins, specifically, which run small) will work on a 2001 Zurich. The front...
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    I would appreciate some pictures! I had just...

    I would appreciate some pictures! I had just about written off the Xootr for this application but now may reconsider. I'm looking for a more family-oriented option to my current road bike and would...
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    Can any of you Xootr folks make an educated guess...

    Can any of you Xootr folks make an educated guess as to whether a front child seat, such as an Ibert, might work on a Swift? I would think that the steerer tube could maybe handle the weight, but I...
  7. Too small for you (or me) but here is a screaming...

    Too small for you (or me) but here is a screaming deal: http://charleston.craigslist.org/bik/3074875868.html
  8. American Tobacco Trail?

    American Tobacco Trail?
  9. This is a timely post for me since I've been...

    This is a timely post for me since I've been using the standard double (52/39) that came with my Lemond Zurich for a few months now, with 12-25 cassette, and am needing lower gearing. I've been...
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    How about http://tourdivide.org/ ... equally...

    How about http://tourdivide.org/ ... equally crappy and out-of-date. That race supposedly started last Friday, as well, but you can't tell from the website.
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    2001 Zurich. I think it's around 21-22 pounds.

    2001 Zurich. I think it's around 21-22 pounds.
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    I don't have any statistical evidence but can say...

    I don't have any statistical evidence but can say that this is exactly what happened to me. I began running in Vibrams to train for an upcoming race, and was building my mileage gradually, but still...
  13. Thread: saddle swap

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    Sticky: Want to trade: Brooks Champion Flyer for Brooks...

    Want to trade: Brooks Champion Flyer for Brooks B17. Just want to shed a little weight...
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    The Speed looks similar to my Downtube Nova in...

    The Speed looks similar to my Downtube Nova in that the chainring is integrated to the crankarm, so if you want a bigger chainring you'll have to get a whole new crankset, whereas the Uno is...
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    If you don't like making stuff you can buy some...

    If you don't like making stuff you can buy some of THESE.
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    That's what I meant...thanks for correcting.

    That's what I meant...thanks for correcting.
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    Forgot to say...one thing I really like about...

    Forgot to say...one thing I really like about de-volving to singlespeed is that you really get the opportunity to experiment and find the one most ideal gear for your particular body/bike/situation. ...
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    I've been riding singlespeed for only 6 months or...

    I've been riding singlespeed for only 6 months or so and love the simplicity but am feeling the need for slightly more of a gearing range. One option I'm considering is a 2-speed hub (Shimano...
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    No, but I've been tempted. Keep us posted on how...

    No, but I've been tempted. Keep us posted on how you like it. You're the guinea pig...
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    Has anyone used a Duomatic without the coaster...

    Has anyone used a Duomatic without the coaster brake? Is it possible to backpedal at all like a normal freewheeled bike, or is the shifting business too weird to even do it? I mean...is there any...
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    Just a Downtube Nova I got for tinkering with. I...

    Just a Downtube Nova I got for tinkering with. I don't much care for derailleurs so did the single-speed thing (a little tricky finding a "magic gear" but works okay). I really like the Bike Friday...
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    Sticky: $50 Bickerton in Raleigh, NC, if anyone's looking...

    $50 Bickerton in Raleigh, NC, if anyone's looking for such a thing:
    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/1917532266.html
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    I'm seeing the pictures fine...beautiful. I've...

    I'm seeing the pictures fine...beautiful. I've got a poor-man's version of your bike (although not fixed, at the moment):

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    Yours is much nicer, though. Let me know if you end up not...
  24. Sticky: Single-Speed Nova

    Another Nova, converted to single-speed (using a magic gear of 53/15). Custom "landscape" decal/paint scheme. Great for around-town commuting but I might install a 3-speed hub for longer rides in...
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    I've found that when I got down to the lowest...

    I've found that when I got down to the lowest gear (a little over 4 mph), especially on steep forest roads, I'd rather just walk the bike. Walking is a welcome change after hours of pedaling, using...
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