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Old 08-15-10, 03:30 PM
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Getting BMX style pedals will make your foot straps work better, and the whole system to be more comfortable. Also with a long commute might i suggest some road drops or bull horns. Either will give you more hand positions, and be able to help you get more power on climbs.

If you get a front brake(which you should), it wont work nearly as well on your fancy wheels. They have an anodized non-machined side wall. These existed for a while, but were replaced(first developed by Mavic actually) by the much safe machined side walls. Basically the braking surface is extruded a bit wider, then machined down with little groves to get better traction between the pads and rims. You will be much better off with a road rim.
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