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Old 12-24-09, 10:28 AM
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Ok, so post your Xmas goodies!

We all asked for them, so what didja get? I'm holding out for the carbon road bike I asked for but figure there's two chances there... slim and none
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I got myself one of these (a 2004 Giant OCR Touring):
http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/B...ring&Type=bike

I'm still adjusting to it and want a few changes (new tires and a new seat mostly) but so far I'm very happy with it.
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Here is my Christmas gift to myself, consisting of a SON 20 disc dynamo hub with Avid BB5 front disc brake and B&M Cyo R front light. While I justify it partly for my early morning commutes (safety), it's also for riding brevets. The first brevet for next season is Jan 1. Yay!

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What time zone are you in? Santa is waxing the rudders and warming up his sleigh for later tonight!

I'm hoping he didn't loose my list and was able to find me a Magicshine light!
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Originally Posted by BA Commuter View Post
What time zone are you in? Santa is waxing the rudders and warming up his sleigh for later tonight!

I'm hoping he didn't loose my list and was able to find me a Magicshine light!

Figured I'd post it in time for our friends that know that time doesn't revolve around EST
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The impossible list:
1......Specialized CF Robaix bike so I can defeat the hills or simply someone to get rid of the hills for me
2......A bike mechanic to service all my bike for life
3......More time to ride my bike

The more down to earth list:
1.......Wool glove for my cold fingers
2.......Wool sock for (.....you got the idea)
3.......Another Magic Shine to light up the street so that I can see where I am going instead of people telling me where to go
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WACOM Intuos 4 M and a CANON CanoScan LiDE 700F. Good to go.

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Old 12-24-09, 02:31 PM
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We don't do Xmas, but I'll be getting me these (red SPD-SL Shimano cleats and BBB Roadstop cartridges/pads):





Yesterday night I already ordered these (Mavic CXP22 with Shimano Tiagra hubs):



Might get a nice pack of grey carbon bar tape as well to match the silver front end of the bike. Another thing I might do is crosswire my shifter cables along the downtube.
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Old 12-24-09, 03:13 PM
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Some really nice riding weather.
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Originally Posted by BA Commuter View Post
What time zone are you in? Santa is waxing the rudders and warming up his sleigh for later tonight!

I'm hoping he didn't loose my list and was able to find me a Magicshine light!
Santa left me a Magicshine already, hope it wasn't yours! He left me a Teralux 220 too, so I can see what's ahead of me once the ice melts.
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my dad got me a car battery and installed it:


my mom bought me a wool sweater

and i bought myself 4 sets of base layers from target. the pants are microfleice and very warm. good for 30 and 40degee. it doesn't get colder than that around here. also the longsleeve tops are great. 4 way strech, long arms. great range of montion and movment, same is true for the pants. only thing is that the shirts will stink up after 2 days use. wish i could find some well constructed wool base layers. oh the c9 shirts/pants cost ~18bucks each
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Old 12-24-09, 06:42 PM
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wish i could find some well constructed wool base layers.
weavers, I love the Costco merino wool sweaters. I can't remember exactly how much they were, but they were less than $30.
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I order a MTE p7 because my other one broke. It's coming from DealExtreme so I doubt it will be here by christmas or even new years. Does this count?
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Originally Posted by weavers View Post
and i bought myself 4 sets of base layers from target. the pants are microfleice and very warm. good for 30 and 40degee. it doesn't get colder than that around here. also the longsleeve tops are great. 4 way strech, long arms. great range of montion and movment, same is true for the pants. only thing is that the shirts will stink up after 2 days use. wish i could find some well constructed wool base layers. oh the c9 shirts/pants cost ~18bucks each
You can get excellent heavy weight silk base layers from Winter Silks; they have some on clearance in the $20's range. I think I will be getting some as well.

Oh, and as a complete surprise I got a bicycle frame.
I am too shocked to tell which one just yet.
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it was tricky sneaking the reindeer into and out of my basement but I got everything delivered and wrenched up in plenty of time "some assembly required"
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rack

Got a Tubus Cargo rear rack for my commuter-touring bike. Ordered it from Wiggle in England so I get could get the silver version (black only is sold in the US). Installed it yesterday and it fits like a charm. Now I need some touring wheels and panniers and I'll be ready to go.
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Santa kicked a$s this year and stuffed a Surly LHT into her sleigh.
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got a bunch of Merino wool stuff!!!! Love it.
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Hi-Vis trunk bags for my dad and I. Also, more lights for us.

I also got....Virginia Tech hoodie (fav!)
M&Ms
Columbia pocketknife
new harmonica

gave...
Topeak Mountain Morph
Columbia beanie
The North Face gloves
Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Salsa (also got to partake over eggs for breakfast...mmmm...)

Tomorrow for after x-mas sales I'm heading out to buy myself some waterproof mittens.
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The bike gods were good, but I didn't get my carbon bike... although I got told I can buy one

Got:
Chrome Citizen Messenger bag
Canari High vis windbreaker/shell
Jersey and tights


Among a bunch of other non-bike stuff..
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This yeah Christmas was good for the mechanic in me!

Park PCS-10 work stand, soooo pumped about this!
Park crank puller(SO I can stop stealing my dad's/friend's)
Stanley FatMax(large) tool box, finally something that fits all of my tools with room for more!
Also some shirts, gift cards, etc...

I also got my Aunt a gift card for my buddy's shop.
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We all asked for them, so what didja get? I'm holding out for the carbon road bike I asked for but figure there's two chances there... slim and none
I got my first new bike in 25 years: a Schwinn Cutter single speed I'd been admiring at the LBS for almost a year now.

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Canari High vis windbreaker/shell
I like my Canari windbreaker so much I refer to it as "The Jacket of God"
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Santa was very good to me and brought me a new race sled:

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fenders! no more wet butt in the rain!
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