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    Drivers aren't bike unfriendly in NOLA Drivers...

    Drivers aren't bike unfriendly in NOLA
    Drivers are Bike unaware-but no general ill will between bike riders and drivers like some cities areas have.
    I would -and do-pointedly FRAP-
    sure go ahead...
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    Offer SLIGHTLY more $ than you originally agree...

    Offer SLIGHTLY more $ than you originally agree to.
    Yeah it sucks, but a little offer closer to what you would actually consider the MAX you would pay.
    No written agreement means no agreement....
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    It is pretty,but the frame isn't chrome Moly...

    It is pretty,but
    the frame isn't chrome Moly steel-just hi carbon hi tensile which means OK but cheap steel(like an older schwinn-ones flippers ask $200 for)
    steel wheels
    But if you LOVE it- it...
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    Right-like I said-losing 20 lbs-already fit...

    Right-like I said-losing 20 lbs-already fit person-almost impossible.

    You are already fit(and older)-tough to get 2% faster without some really drastic change-weight wind PEDS -
    Luck
    Charlie
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    Your weight is the best bet. At 68 yo-adding...

    Your weight is the best bet.
    At 68 yo-adding THAT much more power-to an already fit person-is unlikely.
    But if you weighed 160-not unreasonable for 5'9"??
    Of course losing 20 lbs-an already fit...
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    Marijuana is VERY pungent and it sticks to...

    Marijuana is VERY pungent
    and it sticks to fabric
    Yeah a well tuned nose could detect it-even from a closed vehicle-especially if he is a non smoker(both types).
    Now the OP is certainly...
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    This sounds like a much better than average LEO...

    This sounds like a much better than average LEO encounter.
    He said you broke the law,but just gave you a casual warning?
    Guessing folks-cars pedestrians-have been complaining about bike riders....
  8. looking for 29er 853 small frame-Jamis dragon or other-have 26" Tiny tiny 853 frame

    Hi
    I have been hunting for a Reynolds 853 29er frame-small 15" or whatever the smallest available is.
    I have to trade a TINY TINY Jamis Dragon 853 26" frame-rear strictly rim brake
    By tiny I mean...
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    $100 frame- DIY $500 frame-maybe a cheapout...

    $100 frame- DIY
    $500 frame-maybe a cheapout isn't a great idea.
    I am cheap-very cheap
    On a cheap bike/frame- something worth $200 all total(entire bike-a frame that would sell for $200-maybe...
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    Chuck Thanks. I wondered about that-can they...

    Chuck
    Thanks.
    I wondered about that-can they use PEDS- if they have a legal prescription.
    And the answer is NO??
    Which makes sense-since testosterone most certainly IS HUGE advantage
    And the DX...
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    PEDs-work,and are "sorta'" legal Low T etc. And...

    PEDs-work,and are "sorta'" legal Low T etc.
    And many senior riders are probably affluent enough to get a diagnosis of Low T
    Now Low T is a "made up diagnosis"
    It is just normal aging-and the...
  12. DOG'S OWNER got his dog killed. Dog is just a...

    DOG'S OWNER got his dog killed.
    Dog is just a dog-
    Poor dog-
    Idiot owner will just get another-and let it run loose
    White trash dog owners-NEVER LEARN!!
    And let me be inclusion-black hispanic...
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    Yes It can irritate prostate The prostate sorta...

    Yes
    It can irritate prostate
    The prostate sorta wraps around urethra(urine tube in penis)
    You kinda DO sit on it.
    The proximal part of your penis-is "in" your body-an unrelieved saddle puts some...
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    Thanks again all It should arrive in 6 days or...

    Thanks again all
    It should arrive in 6 days or so
    Looking forward to getting it-like a present!!
    I have the nashbar orange for home use-it is an actual floor pump
    Cheap of course $40 maybe-but it...
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    No I would not "complain" to your employer. As...

    No I would not "complain" to your employer.
    As others somewhat rudely pointed out-they are MUCH BETTER than average.
    I would
    1) Use my own lock -to "lock bike to itself"-and
    2)Consider sort of ...
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    Thanks all-great forum. I will have to take back...

    Thanks all-great forum.
    I will have to take back all the nasty things I have said about any LCers(for now)

    Now the proud BUYER-of a Topeak Road Morph G- just 12" long-pretty short.
    My bikes are...
  17. Rent a car for dates?

    Rent a car for dates?
  18. MMACH5 No. I glanced at the "article" again....

    MMACH5
    No.
    I glanced at the "article" again. It isn't an article-just a few paragraphs-pie chart -couple of tables.
    It wasn't clear HOW/WHERE the writer got the numbers-628 deaths.
    And...
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    Best for $$ frame-floor pump??

    Help
    I need to get a good for the $$-frame or frame/floor PUMP.Something that doesn't require me to hold it steady while furiously pumping it.

    Three days ago I had a-40 minute walk after 12...
  20. No doubt others have suggested that LC VC Taking...

    No doubt others have suggested that LC VC Taking the lane
    Has absolutely ZERO protective effect against "distracted drivers"

    Cyclist need protected routes more than ever. Of the 628...
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    Our greyhound Arty (Artemus) isn't trained. We...

    Our greyhound Arty (Artemus) isn't trained.
    We are lazy-and it isn't easy to train greyhounds.
    BUT OWNERS- are easy to train.
    SIMPLE
    1)Keep dog on SHORT LEASH- when passing people bikes-move OFF...
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    I LOVE those DB CROMO STEEL Treks- 900 series and...

    I LOVE those DB CROMO STEEL Treks- 900 series and the 750(700c).
    They are bargains-great made in USA tubing-sturdy bikes
    AND you got the higher end Shimano parts-LX not the step down the 800 series...
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    A slight increase in output-speed or hills- will...

    A slight increase in output-speed or hills-
    will have a HUGE impact on the rider who is riding "closer to his max"
    The simple answer is the shorter ride is more intense-more energy per unit of...
  24. Oh those older style Matthauser ALWAYS look...

    Oh those older style Matthauser
    ALWAYS look slightly WRONG
    Because they are much longer than OEM
    and they are STRAIGHT
    But are on a curved rim
    So "in the day" they always had a slightly "wrong...
  25. The Trek series-from early 1990's to early 2000's...

    The Trek series-from early 1990's to early 2000's are nice steel framed upright posture bikes-and they are usually under $200-excellent sturdy bikes-under $200

    as the numbers go up the percentage...
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