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    That might be the case now I'm not sure, This was...

    That might be the case now I'm not sure, This was probably 5-6 years ago, I wanted the Red Band Nexus or the Alfine as I heard at the time that they were of a higher quality. I happened upon a local...
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    Since you mentioned blank canvas, I'lll mention...

    Since you mentioned blank canvas, I'lll mention that some of the latest model rear derailleurs are made specifically to handle the 1x set up for mountain biking, they have a clutch system with helps...
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    Road bike pedals (and shoes) are the way to go...

    Road bike pedals (and shoes) are the way to go for road biking, They are lighter stiffer and more efficient and I wouldn't trade them out for anything... on my road bike. But, they are not well...
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    I have been using and loving Nitto Albatross bars...

    I have been using and loving Nitto Albatross bars on my Cross Check for several years now. That bike plays the IGH/City/Utility/Rain bike role in my stable. They are very comfy, you can ride on the...
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    Poll: Yes.

    Yes.
  6. nailed it.

    nailed it.
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    I use a banjo brothers grocery pannier (or 2) for...

    I use a banjo brothers grocery pannier (or 2) for farmers markets runs almost every weekend. I put the harder stuff on the bottom and use some towel scraps or something to cradle anything fragile on...
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    Bibs 100% FTW for long rides. But my commute is...

    Bibs 100% FTW for long rides. But my commute is not lengthy enough to need any sort of padded shorts. I'll keep my bibs clean and ready for the weekends or the long after work rides.
  9. It's a combination of 3 creative media companies...

    It's a combination of 3 creative media companies which are all affiliated in one way or another. I'm the oldest guy (barely) at 52, the age range is high 20's to 52. I'd say average is mid to upper...
  10. A majority of the of the folks at my workplace...

    A majority of the of the folks at my workplace either bike commute daily, part time, or are avid riders outside of work hours. The bike culture is so ingrained here that no one ever says anything...
  11. The rich pageant of disruptive innovation in cycling continues!

    Is it me or does it seems like there is a new bike that will define the future of cycling announced almost every day now?

    This morning it was the winner of the "The Bike Design Awards" And the...
  12. Recently a coworker of mine was accosted by a guy...

    Recently a coworker of mine was accosted by a guy who was totally unglued, near the city storage yard down there. He was in the middle of the path, tried to knock him off his bike, wanted to rob him...
  13. Im a daily cedar lake trail rider (10+ years) and...

    Im a daily cedar lake trail rider (10+ years) and have ridden it countless times in the dark, but very seldom has it been at 2am. As mentioned, the majority of it is not lit so it's plenty dark,...
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    Drop bars are going to be your friend on a long...

    Drop bars are going to be your friend on a long commute like that. The additional hand positions and ability to get in the drops to thwart the wind can be very valuable. That said A CX / gravel...
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    It's still only as good as the u-lock is, how is...

    It's still only as good as the u-lock is, how is that an improvement?
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    The N+1 rule also can also apply to spouses. ;)

    The N+1 rule also can also apply to spouses. ;)
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    The fair weather summer commuters are out in full...

    The fair weather summer commuters are out in full force and the commuter MUP is busy around here. At quitting time there is actual traffic leaving town! I love to see it.

    But twice this week...
  18. Over my years I have come to to conclusion that I...

    Over my years I have come to to conclusion that I don't like to carry weight on my back if I can help it. Some bikes I ride don't have racks so I will. And I will use a camel bak for hydration on...
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    yes, and a drug screening. A positive result for...

    yes, and a drug screening. A positive result for performance enhancing drugs will require you to at least offer to take a pull.
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    If you don't know what you like then call around...

    If you don't know what you like then call around to your local bike shops and find out if they have fleets of test saddles. The better shops do. Go talk to them narrow it down and test a few.
  21. Has nothing to do with the frame and everything...

    Has nothing to do with the frame and everything to do with trying to eat an energy bar on an high speed decent in the rain in the TdF.
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    Anonymous drafting is never acceptable. Period. ...

    Anonymous drafting is never acceptable. Period. In my mind it's the same as stealing. I don't want to do the work for you and just because it's there doesn't mean you can take it.
  23. I agree completely, thanks for expanding it as I...

    I agree completely, thanks for expanding it as I was thinking along the exact same lines as both of your points.
  24. In this age of political correctness how is it...

    In this age of political correctness how is it that the cultural thought police let him get away with slandering an entire group of people (cyclists) based on the actions of a few (a$$hat cyclists) ...
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    It's entry level. And since it's new you get to...

    It's entry level. And since it's new you get to eat the immediate depreciation. I have no idea if it's a good price or not. But If you are going to ride it every day it might not be as rugged or...
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