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    I concentrate on my own vehicle, let them pass...

    I concentrate on my own vehicle, let them pass when they are ready , without a prompt from me.
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    Poll: Only ice will keep me from riding

    Only ice will keep me from riding
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    About 40 to 50 feet.
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    I have no idea in answer to your question, but I...

    I have no idea in answer to your question, but I do like the ability to keep my front brake closed when standing it up against a tree or shop wall. For that I use a bungee cord that I have cut into a...
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    How long did it take before you were able to...

    How long did it take before you were able to drink water normally ?
  7. Day or night , I always wear glasses for sun,...

    Day or night , I always wear glasses for sun, wind, dust, or bug protection.
  8. I was able to watch only the first half of the...

    I was able to watch only the first half of the video, its more a video capturing anger over nothing, than about bicycles IMO
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    My Schwalbe Marathon Mondials have 8,000 miles on...

    My Schwalbe Marathon Mondials have 8,000 miles on them and I expect to easily end up with 10k before they are retired. OTOH they are quite heavy, but then again I have had not even one flat with...
  10. Agreed, it is better today overall

    Agreed, it is better today overall
  11. I ride to the few group rides I do each year, an...

    I ride to the few group rides I do each year, an 18 mile round trip to the start point that is farthest away.
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    I don't think it can ever be totally eradicated,...

    I don't think it can ever be totally eradicated, but a clean chain helps a lot. When wearing pants, a strap around the right leg also helps.
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    I have never noticed those ( tension adjustable...

    I have never noticed those ( tension adjustable bungee's ) I'd give them a try, if I find any. BTW I like plastic ends.
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    zipping along at a fairly good clip, I can't hear...

    zipping along at a fairly good clip, I can't hear what others say while riding. It's even more difficult when they are slightly to my rear. If it is me that is passing someone else, I'll just ring a...
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    I've used Shimano chains with the KMC missing...

    I've used Shimano chains with the KMC missing link for few years, with no problem. I do install the chain myself however.
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    Just curious , why are you interested in making...

    Just curious , why are you interested in making the switch ?
  17. Never stung but last year I came very close. I...

    Never stung but last year I came very close. I was chatting with a cyclist I had just met on the road, as we were riding and talking a bee flew into my mouth. I quickly spit it out into my hand ,...
  18. I have no idea about Cambodia, but when you were...

    I have no idea about Cambodia, but when you were in Bangkok, did you visit the ( Bike Zone ) ph 6626521559 ? I would be very surprised if they didn't have what you needed. Or just at the north end...
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    Cycle more, eat less. Thats it. It is the only...

    Cycle more, eat less. Thats it. It is the only thing that will work. Your well on your way already, it's not important that it takes a little longer than planned. Good luck.
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    IMO age should not be a disqualifying factor in...

    IMO age should not be a disqualifying factor in your decision . It seems as though you wish to move, so do it. Go for it.
  21. A similar experience as yours. I just could get a...

    A similar experience as yours. I just could get a release and toppled over, fortunately to the right , towards the roads edge.
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    I ride in the rain, and have never washed mine.

    I ride in the rain, and have never washed mine.
  23. You've gotten 5500 miles on a chain and you ask...

    You've gotten 5500 miles on a chain and you ask for advice its their care ! But to answer your question, I always lube a new chain.
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    Civilized , is it a particularly busy MUP ? Looks...

    Civilized , is it a particularly busy MUP ? Looks typically quite in the photo.
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