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    I have been using the Michelin city tires and...

    I have been using the Michelin city tires and have had good results and they roll better than many I have had in the past. I do little off pavement but when I do they have been "ok"
    im not sure if...
  2. slime will plug a valve. it is important to have...

    slime will plug a valve. it is important to have the valve up high when putting air in
    I have used slime, but wont again, in my bikes. plugging valves, spraying onto the wheel, etc etc.
    plus I have...
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    :lol:

    :lol:
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    the problem with bike commuting is that its slow,...

    the problem with bike commuting is that its slow, it requires effort and its hard to do while talking on your phone and drinking your coffee while pinching the steering wheel between your thighs...
  5. Thread: no fair

    by niuoka
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    no fair

    no fair, I get 4 days off, and its snowing too much to ride
    hey mr snowman....this here is orygun
    knock it off
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    very nice. hope he uses it , I would if I did not...

    very nice. hope he uses it , I would if I did not already have one
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    u did what on super bowl ?

    so the weather was nice so early sunday I went for a ride. weather was good so I just kept riding and riding. got home by the middle of 3rd quarter.
    Anyway...at work everyone is standing around...
  8. use blue. Red is for 1/2 inch or bigger and...

    use blue. Red is for 1/2 inch or bigger and requires heat and or 200 ft pounds of torque to break loose ( if properly applied to begin with). and if you never want to take the rack off again then use...
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    another reason I ride in winter is to keep that...

    another reason I ride in winter is to keep that "spare tire" off my waist, and the only pounds I need to shed in spring is the extra layers of clothes
  10. Thread: Tire Liners

    by niuoka
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    ok part 2 of the sealant test...

    ok
    part 2 of the sealant test
    http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Things_that_Roll/Tires/Sealant_Test_-_Part_2_4155.html
  11. I am using Kevlar tires now and am doing well as...

    I am using Kevlar tires now and am doing well as far as # of flats. I was putting about100 miles a week on my bike and only got one flat in 2013.
    That said I was afraid of flats. I used Kevlar...
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    do you know what size tires your planning to use...

    do you know what size tires your planning to use ( width)
    one of my commute bikes I run a 32 on a large mountain bike rim with no problem
    so maybe you might not need new rims yet'

    just a thought
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    I am a super glue user. fast and clean

    I am a super glue user. fast and clean
  14. Thread: Tire Liners

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    thanks for the above link, I went further after...

    thanks for the above link, I went further after going to that site and found this article, cant wait for part 2 ( not yet published) part 1 was only done yesterday (1/25)
    ...
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    im a old guy that likes fixing tings up, so if I...

    im a old guy that likes fixing tings up, so if I had 250 to spend, id be looking for a quality used bike on craigslist etc

    but as far as new, don't forget to look at this site, good ones are...
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    agree with this one, don't agree on the post...

    agree with this one,

    don't agree on the post suggesting red Loctite
    at least in automotive and motorcycle work. Red is for bolts 1/2 inch and bigger, blue for smaller
    on a car, if red does its...
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    thanks for the help

    thanks for the help
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    thanks guys

    thanks guys
  19. my little old town does not have a bus service...

    my little old town does not have a bus service except dial a bus and a senior citizens bus, but the two nearest towns that have bus service I have found that those bus drivers are very good with...
  20. Thread: Tire Liners

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    if your talking about things like "slime" I don't...

    if your talking about things like "slime" I don't like that stuff anymore. Its messy and when you get a flat that it does not seal it is even a bigger mess.
    For instance, to put air in a tire that...
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    im using a wool military surplus balcava I got...

    im using a wool military surplus balcava I got off flea bay. I like the properties of wool. I ordered two. Paid prob less than 12 for the pair at the time, noticed now they are about 7 each, shipped
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    im not familiar with the bikes, but did go to the...

    im not familiar with the bikes, but did go to the web site. I like their long bikes. those look neat.
    I agree with the above post, 40 pounds may be heavy.
    however my bike hits 40 when it has...
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    my two main commute bikes run Kool stops and I...

    my two main commute bikes run Kool stops and I love em. One bike has the dual compound and the other has the all salmon. The all salmon did seem to take a bit longer to get to work correctly. It may...
  24. rim leaning against wall at 45 degrees....pop...

    rim leaning against wall at 45 degrees....pop cartridge out with a 10 pound sledge :)
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    Yes of course I could pedal harder and faster. I...

    Yes of course I could pedal harder and faster. I have a cadence im comfortable with and just thought picking up a few more teeth would increase speed. Pushing a little harder is easier for me then...
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