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    Chain tugs and riding alone

    Yeah. Got the BMX tugs I bought mounted and, after a day of riding, tension is still perfect. No slack when the pedals are pushed.

    It will be interesting to see which component wears/breaks first, for there's a little battle going on in my bike's rear:

    The tugs, ever-so-hardly pulling my wheel back as far as possible

    The (steel, not aluminum) allen skewer, trying to keep everything in place and aligned, while taking all the abuse of riding

    The wheel, which wants to move forward constantly, but is resisted by the tensioners and the skewer

    Anyway.

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    Don't you guys love just solo riding at night? Personally I love going for a sunset ride, maybe 15-20 miles through the suburbs, with no real direction or destination. Finding routes home is half the fun. And with the woosh of the disc and my current feeling of freedom... priceless. The only bad thing is that I have nothing to do all day, so it takes forever till it's 7 or 8 pm, perfect riding time.

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    I like you.
    Because, yeah... uh huh! Umm, yeah!

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    i dont

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    Maybe you could ride around and ignore daylight with sunglasses till it's 7 pm

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrtn View Post
    Maybe you could ride around and ignore daylight with sunglasses till it's 7 pm
    I lold hard.

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    knock turn all hours are ok. sleep all day, ride all night.

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    Night time rides are lots of fun. I just hate that i can't see debris in the road (my headlight's not powerful enough to help with that). But it is oh so peaceful.

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    I just went for a 2am ride this morning. It's nice, the larger roads are empty and I can ride forever in the cool morning air.

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    Loosely related, our weekly group ride used to be that one rider would pick a destination, and you would try to get there by not taking any commonly used roads or taking the same road twice. It made for a lot of interesting (and long) rides.

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    The night time is the right time. I just got home from my regular night ride.

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