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  1. Yeah I race with 180s, but you don't spin a bmx...

    Yeah I race with 180s, but you don't spin a bmx bike for more than a few seconds at at time in a race. With a fixed gear if your are riding, you are spinning. No one wants to spin 180s for hours on...
  2. Thread: wheel size

    by mihlbach
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    No. 27" rims are 8 mm taller than 700c. Tire...

    No. 27" rims are 8 mm taller than 700c.
    Tire Sizing Systems
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    I once averaged 32 mph (with a real speedometer)....

    I once averaged 32 mph (with a real speedometer). It was in the midwest. All the planets and stars were aligned that day...had a monster tailwind on a flat uninterrupted road. Spinning 49/16 at that...
  4. agreed

    agreed
  5. NO...why would you think your car speedometer is...

    NO...why would you think your car speedometer is calibrated?

    You need a real cyclocomputer that is calibrated to your wheel circumference to get an accurate measure of your speed.
  6. How do you know your speedometer is correctly...

    How do you know your speedometer is correctly callibrated?
  7. Thread: Chain Problem

    by mihlbach
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    Sounds like your cog is worn. A "stretched" chain...

    Sounds like your cog is worn. A "stretched" chain accelerates the wear of your other drive train components. A new chain will not interface properly with a worn cog. A new cog will almost certainly...
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    You need a special bmx hub with smaller threads...

    You need a special bmx hub with smaller threads for anything less than a 16t freewheel to fit.
  9. I once was on track for a sub5hr solo century....

    I once was on track for a sub5hr solo century. Averaging 20.7 (including traffic lights) and my chain broke at 98.6 miles. I counted it anyway.
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    Poll: Brakeless gets you more free lunch.

    Brakeless gets you more free lunch.
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    Poll: I've eaten things that I ran over.

    I've eaten things that I ran over.
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    Poll: I have fg bikes with front only, front and back,...

    I have fg bikes with front only, front and back, none....it depends. How do I vote?
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    Motobecane Jury on Bike Island. Fender/rack...

    Motobecane Jury on Bike Island. Fender/rack eyelets and ridiculously long chainstays.
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    Motobecane Jury on bike island.

    Motobecane Jury on bike island.
  15. I've never tried them, but they look like they...

    I've never tried them, but they look like they would bang your knees when pedaling out of the saddle.
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    If your bearings are smooth, then replacing them...

    If your bearings are smooth, then replacing them will do nothing. Even an upgrade to the most expensive ceramic bearings will not have a measurable effect.
    If your bearings are worn and rough, then...
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    My BMX race bike has virtually the same...

    My BMX race bike has virtually the same wheelbase, bottom bracket height, and handlebar height as my road bike. I like to line them up together to demonstrate this. Most people are surprised because...
  18. As noted...backpedaling and skipping are not...

    As noted...backpedaling and skipping are not about stopping...these skills are more about modulation, control, and feedback. It's good to be able to control your drivetrain. I'm not certain that one...
  19. It's used for stopping....duh. But seriously,...

    It's used for stopping....duh.

    But seriously, is it necessary?....no, but it is of value. I don't think it's all that valuable for stopping.....it's more about speed modulation and just plain ole...
  20. Skidding, or rather, skip stopping, is a good...

    Skidding, or rather, skip stopping, is a good skill to have even if you run a rear brake. It's a practical skill worth learning that enhances your control of the bike. I occasionally find it useful...
  21. Yes, the trick is moving to the left lane.

    Yes, the trick is moving to the left lane.
  22. When passing any vehicle, including bicycles, I...

    When passing any vehicle, including bicycles, I always move 1 lane to the left. Naturally, if the view is obstructed by a turn or hill, or if there is oncoming traffic, I wait to pass. It's really...
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    If you mount your shoe and look at the pedal-shoe...

    If you mount your shoe and look at the pedal-shoe inteface, I think you'll find that there's no difference in the amount of contact between this and a standard SPD pedal. Unless you have some really...
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    SPD is OK if you don't shave your legs.

    SPD is OK if you don't shave your legs.
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    I use a Long Haul Trucker when I need to haul...

    I use a Long Haul Trucker when I need to haul more **** than I can fit in my jersey pockets and/or if its raining. Otherwise I ride the FG.
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