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Old 02-07-08, 04:23 PM
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Tip of the day thread...

here's a thread to pass on a piece of useful info.

don't like the info? tough luck.


here's a start: the pbk has one last pair of pro race tires on clearance. they are NOT pro2race.

they're yellow. if you can live with that, they're only 22$ each.

get them before they're gone - https://probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y2055

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How about "Best Movie of the Year"?

Are there multiple "Movies of the Year"? If so, I guess there may be one that is "Best". It just confuses me.
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On the day with the dryest weather in 3 weeks, bring both cycling shoes (left and right!) to work for your lunch ride. No ride for me today, dammit.
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1) plastic grocery-bags work great under booties (but over the shoes), to keep the feet dry.

2) if your wheels squeak when you brake, sometimes it's just because there's gatorade (sugar) on the rim. just spray it w/ regular water and problem solved.

3) one can gauge the amount of riding a bikeforums poster does by using a simple equation: their riding amount is inversely proportional to their posts per day. (meaning those that post more probably ride less - or else, how do you find so much time to post?!)
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Yellow tires -- the perfect thing to add some uniqueness to an otherwise boring set of McKsyrium type wheelset... would bear resemblance to those ubiquitous Golden Arches.
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Originally Posted by botto
here's a thread to pass on a piece of useful info.

don't like the info? tough luck.


here's a start: the pbk has one last pair of pro race tires on clearance. they are NOT pro2race.

they're yellow. if you can live with that, they're only 22$ each.

get them before they're gone - https://probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y2055
BOOO

Me gustaria rojo...
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Dont eat yellow snow. But yellow tires are ok.
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Old 02-07-08, 07:49 PM
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Dont eat yellow snow. But yellow tires are ok.
But how does one prepare yellow tires for consumption?
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they're yellow. if you can live with that, they're only 22$ each.
Psht. Doesn't match my color scheme.
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Originally Posted by botto
here's a thread to pass on a piece of useful info.

don't like the info? tough luck.


here's a start: the pbk has one last pair of pro race tires on clearance. they are NOT pro2race.

they're yellow. if you can live with that, they're only 22$ each.

get them before they're gone - https://probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y2055
Gunning for a sticky eh?
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Originally Posted by botto
here's a thread to pass on a piece of useful info.

don't like the info? tough luck.


here's a start: the pbk has one last pair of pro race tires on clearance. they are NOT pro2race.

they're yellow. if you can live with that, they're only 22$ each.

get them before they're gone - https://probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y2055

Sierra Trading post has a sale today!!! 10% OFF your order of $75 or more!
They also stocked a few of the BIBs that received such great reviews on the other post. Though a warning.. most were with S... or XXL...
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Tip of the day:

Dont post a pic where two obese newlyweds are stuffing each others face with cake...
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Tip of the day:

Dont post a pic where two obese newlyweds are stuffing each others face with cake...

nom, nom, nom
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nom, nom, nom
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I hope these threads never end
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I hope these threads never end
I hope they never begin.
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https://www.rei.com/REI-Outlet/product/758560
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I hope they never begin.
Seriously.
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Tip of the day:

Don't sell your Powertap, because later on you'll really want it. Same goes for the carbon wheels too.
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Baby wipes. For everything. Seriously. Nuff said.
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Originally Posted by cmh
On the day with the dryest weather in 3 weeks, bring both cycling shoes (left and right!) to work for your lunch ride. No ride for me today, dammit.
To avoid such problems, ride to and from work.
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Originally Posted by mattm
3) one can gauge the amount of riding a bikeforums poster does by using a simple equation: their riding amount is inversely proportional to their posts per day. (meaning those that post more probably ride less - or else, how do you find so much time to post?!)
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