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  1. smart to take care not to scare off a new rider. ...

    smart to take care not to scare off a new rider. Got to let the hook set ;).

    If the road bike desire arise the SST can be shod with a bit fatter tire, the stem flipped and spacers moved around...
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    55 gallon drum of liquid wrench and a putty knife?

    55 gallon drum of liquid wrench and a putty knife?
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    Agree. Did the MoCo a couple of years ago and...

    Agree. Did the MoCo a couple of years ago and there were 2 unicycles riding that day. They both were cranking out respectable travel rates.
  4. I don't profess to be knowledgeable and am only...

    I don't profess to be knowledgeable and am only chatting away here....I know and ride with the OP from time to time.

    I get what you are saying but keep in mind the original condition, a 5' 11"...
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    Here you go Steve-O Tuesday, June 2, 2015...

    Here you go Steve-O


    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT).
  6. I was referring to the formulas bike makers use...

    I was referring to the formulas bike makers use to make off the shelf bike frames. Some smaller size frames require adjustments to compensate for the fact that things like the wheels are not going up...
  7. I would guess that by the time a lady is 5' 11"...

    I would guess that by the time a lady is 5' 11" the fit will not be dependent on some small tweek to the standard human formula but more based on frame size, saddle hight and setback, bar hight and...
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    fxd

    fxd
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    Bill is in trouble....;)

    Bill is in trouble....;)
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    Stopped at a light. Truck drives past going the...

    Stopped at a light. Truck drives past going the other way scruffy driver yells "Nice diaper*" I yell back "Nice tooth". He laughs. I laugh. We both Win.

    *He obviously does not understand the...
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    same here. Hell month is OVER. Back to...

    same here. Hell month is OVER. Back to meandering off on the way home from work and now and then on the weekends.

    Let's all go for a bike ride!
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    Skateboarding back in the 1970s when ramps and ...

    Skateboarding back in the 1970s when ramps and vertical skating was just starting up in this area. Lots of backpacking here and out west. Kayaking in the summer, ice climbing and more backpacking in...
  13. Thread: New here

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    Incredabell= no need to move hand from brifters. ...

    Incredabell= no need to move hand from brifters. The bell burns through both mental fog and earbuds. it does the urgent and distance work and saves the "onyerright" for almost conversational tone...
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    The key is to not have them turn around to see...

    The key is to not have them turn around to see what made the sound. Turning their head often add in turning their body or bike. More so with little kids. With kids I simply slow to almost their...
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    Bell for the ear bud wearing ones or from a...

    Bell for the ear bud wearing ones or from a distance when closing fast. Onyerleft for the rest.

    Not Dirt like thinking but the thought of a rather "poorly timed" snot rocket has been...
  16. What, and give away the happy ending?

    What, and give away the happy ending?
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    He was not all warm and fuzzy when I put the full...

    He was not all warm and fuzzy when I put the full frame LED lights on red/blue flash and out illumined his gov. issue ride.

    The traffic calming cones were, um.... "something"

    Bike K gang...
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    What the What? It had a hole in it? Rut roh......

    What the What? It had a hole in it? Rut roh......
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    Ask him short questions that have long answers. ...

    Ask him short questions that have long answers. You can then catch your breath while he has to talk. (ok, so I tired that and it still did not work but YMMV)
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    What? Some don't?!

    What? Some don't?!
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    That's just nuts.

    That's just nuts.
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    I degrease the area with a solvent and touch up...

    I degrease the area with a solvent and touch up with nail polish. Works well and can be removed later with asetone if you chose. Taking a bike into CVS to match up a color gets looks sometimes.
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    "Other cyclists"?

    "Other cyclists"?
  24. I too live on the route. in fact I live inside...

    I too live on the route. in fact I live inside the route as it goes 100% around my house.

    This is what I have also noted after riding this 10 times or so. On the return portion without police...
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    My father flew quite a.few war birds over his...

    My father flew quite a.few war birds over his long military career. He started out in the stearman biplane and ended up in F-4Ds with cold war bombers in between. He did not talk much but he did say...
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