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    Test ride one if you are planning to buy new (and...

    Test ride one if you are planning to buy new (and if you're buying used you might be able to, as well).

    A lot of the same things apply to fixed gear bikes the same way as regular bikes... things...
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    Keep in mind that there are always going to be...

    Keep in mind that there are always going to be ways to defeat a lock. I'll bring different locks and bikes depending on how long I'm locking up, and location. A rusty old MTB with two u-locks is...
  3. Yeah I always wonder what it's like being 6 and a...

    Yeah I always wonder what it's like being 6 and a half feet tall on 700c wheels and a giant seatpost - does it feel like what a 26" bike feels like to me?

    Toe overlap and fork design/placement in...
  4. On MTB/dirt/etc you usually have more surface...

    On MTB/dirt/etc you usually have more surface friction and less momentum anyway so I think it's no biggie. That's why some still prefer 26 inch MTBs I'd guess. (I have no idea, I don't MTB much at...
  5. As the owner of a folding bike with drop bars, I...

    As the owner of a folding bike with drop bars, I disagree. Smaller wheels just can't soak up bumps as well. You can get bigger tires sure, but you'll need bigger bigger tires. I also suspect the...
  6. You can view many facebook pages even without an...

    You can view many facebook pages even without an account, just make sure you're logged out if you want to dump facebook, and don't want to be tempted
    www.facebook.com/wabadc
    (Although obviously...
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    What everyone else said, plus: it's my size! :D...

    What everyone else said, plus: it's my size! :D Perfect.
  8. Thread: Fixed Gear Rides

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    Olllld thread I know, sorry, but I noticed there...

    Olllld thread I know, sorry, but I noticed there are more "urban" bike events popping up on facebook nowadays, including alley cats. Not sure if they're FG specific, but I'd bet there will be many FG...
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    I had a particularly enjoyable commute yesterday....

    I had a particularly enjoyable commute yesterday. I decided to ride the fixed gear to work for the first time and as luck would have it, ran into the americancyclo commuter convoy being led out by...
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    Didn't Sky/Froome do that last year? There...

    Didn't Sky/Froome do that last year?



    There seem to be two main reactions to the big guns going out. I'm on the other side though (waiting for the Vuelta now): unless Nibali crashes out too, it...
  11. Thread: Folding bikes

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    LMGTFY ...

    LMGTFY

    http://www.google.com/search?q=folding+bikes+site%3Abikearlingtonforum.com

    That said, if you have any specific questions on them I'm happy to help. I've ridden 3 different folding bikes,...
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    Ah, it's still the closest thing I have to a...

    Ah, it's still the closest thing I have to a dream bike (I'd get the disc version though, and yeah probably stick with a Shimano groupset too). I say "closest thing" because I always have multiple...
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    Yeah, my wife had a colleague whose surname was...

    Yeah, my wife had a colleague whose surname was Tendulkar and I was all :O but apparently no one else ever noticed it. I used to watch maybe 5 days of cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground each year...
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    Just FYI, Dish do offer a no commitment $10/month...

    Just FYI, Dish do offer a no commitment $10/month sports package for streaming on computers/roku/tablets/phones that includes Universal Sports and BeIN amongst some other channels:...
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    I was riding with Pete D, and we were also with...

    I was riding with Pete D, and we were also with FFG and Greg beforehand. I looked up kind of late though, it was a last split-second recognition.
  16. The only time I've had lower back pain was when I...

    The only time I've had lower back pain was when I was riding with a stem that was too short. But I only did that for about 9000 miles on my road bike before I got a fitting, nbd.

    I've found...
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    Dickie + hozn? sightings this AM coming back from...

    Dickie + hozn? sightings this AM coming back from TCC
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    I rode home around 10pm last night. It's...

    I rode home around 10pm last night. It's certainly a serene feeling being on the trails later in the summer evenings.

    I don't obsess over mileage precisely (some miles are much tougher than...
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    Not that it's terribly accurate but I should hit...

    Not that it's terribly accurate but I should hit around 200k ft elevation by July 1. 2012 I had 395k and 2013 346k with some injury time so I'm thinking I could hit 400k this year.



    I would...
  20. Thread: US Bike Route 1

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    I would love it if there was a nice bikeable...

    I would love it if there was a nice bikeable route to Fredericksburg. I've researched US Bike Route 1 before (unsuccessfully) so it's good to hear that some progress is being made!
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    Poll: What, no Morning Tea? I usually eat breakfast...

    What, no Morning Tea?

    I usually eat breakfast at work. Usually I bring in a couple slices of bread, and toast it at work, and I keep jars of pb and Vegemite in my cube. Sometimes I'll dust it with...
  22. Is there bike parking / are there bike racks...

    Is there bike parking / are there bike racks around there? I've only been once, maybe twice and I forget what's it like.
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    I didn't read it all, but may be helpful for...

    I didn't read it all, but may be helpful for those wondering how their recorded distance differs:

    http://strava.zendesk.com/entries/21278088-How-Distance-is-Calculated
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    I think Strava does actually, if there's no GPS...

    I think Strava does actually, if there's no GPS signal. At the start of my commute home rides with a speed/cadence sensor I have speed data in my Strava track even though there's no positional data...
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    As hozn mentioned, every website calculates...

    As hozn mentioned, every website calculates distance/time slightly differently. Your GPS unit just records your coordinates at a set interval so it's up to software to turn that into a track,...
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