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Old 11-28-16, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
Much cheaper than groupsets and wheelsets and framesets
Hah, yea. I tend to wrench on $25 projects off of craigslist...so self loathing and grief from wife is limited.
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Old 11-28-16, 02:45 PM
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A gift card for Performance for the parts needed for this winters repairs. Much as I hate the onset of winter there are some repairs that need to be done and winter is the best time for this.
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Old 11-28-16, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
Every time I am given this opportunity, I wind up thinking about groceries and car payments and college funds
Those payments will continue. I really want to finish up my Schwinn Prologue this coming year. Finally decided to want to retromod it - and I need to start getting the parts together for that.
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Old 11-28-16, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by kuroba View Post
A convertible jacket in the most obnoxious yellow available. I wasn't a fan of hi-vis yellow but after being hit by a car this week, and that the driver's excuse was that she didn't see me, I want to be as visible as possible (and apparently fluorescent orange wasn't enough). Convertible because weather is very moody here lol.
I hope she is not getting off free from that excuse . I finally broke down and bought the front / rear Dinotte light this summer . I am very happy with the brightness of both lights in the day that I feel lot safer on the road these days .
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Old 11-28-16, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by mapeiboy View Post
I hope she is not getting off free from that excuse . I finally broke down and bought the front / rear Dinotte light this summer . I am very happy with the brightness of both lights in the day that I feel lot safer on the road these days .
I put battery powered christmas lights on my bike yesterday.

It's glorious!
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Old 11-28-16, 04:13 PM
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Got a source for a long string of LED christmass lights that run off a Battery?

My Peace activist group has a Lit Peace sign we bring out this time of year , but it runs of a Portable Gas Generator..

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Old 11-28-16, 10:34 PM
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One more injury free year.
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Old 11-28-16, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
Maybe I should be thinking of winter shoes that take SPD cleats. I have wonderful new shoes, but they're cold.
I just ordered Shimano SH-MW7s from Ribble for $131, free shipping. I am tired of cold feet and now that my commute is 1.6 hours of wall clock time, I need real winter shoes. The 1.0 hour ride was not kind to my feet.
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Old 11-29-16, 09:11 AM
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I can't think of anything that I really need that's bike related. However, I ordered a couple of Walz cycling caps while they were on sale for Black Friday, and I'll probably wrap them up as a present from "Santa" on Christmas. I also registered for the Cycle NC spring ride in late April. The price is very reasonable for a tour and it's always fun, with generally pleasant weather and nice roads with little traffic.

My big present will probably be a new iPad. I've got one but it's only 16 MB and continually runs out of storage, so I'm planning to replace it with a 128 MB version.
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Old 11-29-16, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Got a source for a long string of LED christmass lights that run off a Battery?

Sure do. $6.99. Takes 3 AAA batteries. Really, really bright too.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 11-29-16, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Abe_Froman View Post
Sure do. $6.99. Takes 3 AAA batteries. Really, really bright too.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Thanks for the link! I'm going to put these out on my balcony and not my bike. I do not have any mains outlets out on the balcony.

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Old 11-29-16, 03:55 PM
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Every single store that I went into that had Christmas lights had strings of battery powered ones.
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Old 11-30-16, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Abe_Froman View Post
Sure do. $6.99. Takes 3 AAA batteries. Really, really bright too.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Odd description on those lights:
- Waterproof design make the LED string lights suitable for indoor outdoor use.
- Notes: Keep the string from dampness or rain.
Waterproof, but don't get them wet!
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Old 11-30-16, 08:02 AM
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Two things that I know that I'm getting (hopefully):


- replacements for my worn-out house slippers
- an Innova Valkyrie golf disc


What I'd appreciate:


- range ammo, lots of it


For bikes, I have what I need. Maybe my wife will get me a pair of wool socks.
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