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    Yesterday, 10:16 PM
    I might be there. Michael contacted me to ask about FS, but there isn't really anything new to report there. Sadly. Need more time for hobbies that...
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    Yesterday, 03:32 PM
    Yeah, but you're not getting scored for the beers are you? I haven't actually read this thread, but I thought the point was that there were extra...
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    Yesterday, 03:12 PM
    The issue/question here was more to see whether that feature could allow for making your ride a "group ride". But the answer is it cannot bull used...
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    Yesterday, 03:09 PM
    Oh, ok. Then this feature should definitely NOT be used for freezing saddles. In which case, I don't know why it was suggested that meeting people...
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    Yesterday, 01:38 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Tire loan library in Bikes & Equipment
    That's right. I am sure the extralite are even softer, but these are an entirely different planet from anything else I have tried. (Even the big 47mm...
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    Yesterday, 01:28 PM
    You can manually add people to your rides in Strava, but I assume that if they didn't have an activity at the same time, Strava would not know. And...
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    11-17-2017, 11:25 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Yeah, it's impossible to over-state the value of the advocacy that Gillian does for our community. I am extremely grateful to her for that work, as...
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    11-17-2017, 03:24 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Tire loan library in Bikes & Equipment
    To follow up, I've put around 800 miles on these tires. Quick notes: - Haven't gotten any flats. Have not tried riding on Lake Fairfax...
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    11-17-2017, 02:27 PM
    hozn replied to a thread My Morning Commute in Commuters
    Rode the DCWA double-track in Great Falls "on the way" in to work. Can't complain about my commute.
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    11-16-2017, 10:27 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Ok, I've never ridden with any of those guys and never seen "gear crusher" or the moto guy. The few datapoints I have are people that either I know...
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    11-15-2017, 04:18 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Minor correction: I believe class 1 cannot have a throttle, right? But the second point taht road bikes are faster than class-3 e-bikes generally...
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    11-15-2017, 04:05 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    That is also fair! I don't have a issue with it either, just as I don't have an issue with people riding motorcycles on the streets. I do think...
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    11-15-2017, 03:55 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    That is fair. I guess I wonder at the % of crashes that happen from careless passing. The only crashes I know of personally have been cars pulling...
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    11-15-2017, 03:34 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Ok, I can agree that it might *feel* safer, but I think we should all agree that this feeling is a lie. This sounds like this is an education...
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    11-15-2017, 11:13 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Yeah, I was making the assumption that the reason an e-bike going >20mph on Lee felt safer is because it is going closer to the speed of traffic. But...
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    11-13-2017, 01:18 PM
    So that adapter is the A2Z DM-UNI (http://www.a2zcomponents.com/02products_04adapter_01.html), but mounted here without the front plate (not an...
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    11-13-2017, 11:56 AM
    Thanks to Vicegrip's generous help, this frame is looking pretty good. - removed the kickstand plate - removed brake bosses - replaced missing...
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    11-11-2017, 08:16 AM
    On their portable/hand pumps? I've tried a few Lezyne heads on floor pumps; the more traditional double-barelled head actually works well, but their...
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    11-09-2017, 10:30 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I guess I'd just say that if feeling safe means having a vehicle that is capable of going the speed limit, and you're doing any riding in the...
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    11-08-2017, 01:35 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I'd like to -- genuinely -- understand this idea better, since it seems to be the basis for why we need to allow 28mph e-bikes on the trails. Why do...
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    11-08-2017, 10:39 AM
    I'd vote for you, Steve. (Honestly, there aren't many/any that have invested more energy/though/analysis into the teams, the scoring, the rules.)
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    11-08-2017, 10:35 AM
    hozn replied to a thread chain stuck in Maintenance
    This is true. You have to grab the chain (or use a stick) if it does fall off. I have had my chain fall off when I was using a clutch mtb X9 rear...
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    11-07-2017, 03:04 PM
    Yeah, that's true; I just meant the idea that you can "lose a few people" and it doesn't affect the team's score. I liked this idea precisely...
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    11-07-2017, 02:21 PM
    I agree; I think this was a really great suggestion and solves a few problems. Just how the team time trials work!
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    11-07-2017, 11:12 AM
    hozn replied to a thread chain stuck in Maintenance
    Just switch to 1x and you'll never have this happen again. :) I have run K-Edge chain catchers (and various other chain catchers). What is really...
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    11-06-2017, 04:10 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    The only thing I recently learned is that the class of e-bike has to be printed clearly on the vehicle to comply w/ the California class law. (I...
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    11-06-2017, 12:06 PM
    I think you can, yeah. That video does make it look easy. Probably the second time I accidentally lost the nipple in there after removing the magnet...
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    11-06-2017, 11:49 AM
    This is exactly why I've never even considered building one of these :) I think for me it would be 1, maybe 2. (Tape is so easy to install and...
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    11-06-2017, 11:15 AM
    That looks great. Maybe it is time to bring this forum into 21st century? Who can actually make that decision? Maybe we just setup a trial and...
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    11-06-2017, 10:16 AM
    Is it the front wheel? Just as another thing to throw out, my 15m endcaps for my Novatec hubs squeak a bit; it is solved by adding some grease...
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