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Salamandrine
09-19-18 11:35 AM
 Factory Paint Issues or ..?
This looks like typical aluminum oxidation, 'rust' if you will. If you scrape the paint off you'll see white powdery stuff under the bubbling. The frame may not have been prime properly. The... (29 views, 3 replies)
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fietsbob
09-19-18 11:33 AM
 This Woman Just Biked at 184 MPH to Smash the Bicycle Speed Record
John Howard had the motor pacing assistance of Bonneville Salt flats Veteran Don Vesco. Fred Rompelberg bested the Howard record , then, both, were coaching her attempts.. .. ... ... (110 views, 9 replies)
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indyfabz
09-19-18 11:32 AM
 Need New Rims
Thanks. As noted, I am not going to be ordering a pre-built set on line. This is a bike I try use most days, weather permitting. Even if it weren't I don't want the hassle associated with return... (323 views, 20 replies)
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Abe_Froman
09-19-18 11:30 AM
 Why do so many road rides favor flatter routes?
So, the idea of a hill is completely foreign to me. Why does everybody say hills are hard...flats are easy? I mean, you know you can pedal harder on flat ground anytime you want, right? (242 views, 24 replies)
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dweenk
09-19-18 11:28 AM
 Meet The Fleet
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70sSanO
09-19-18 11:26 AM
 Help me find Sunrace shifters for my road bike
Old Suntour thumb shifters are considered about the best out there. Find some with a metal strap or band that can be made to fit your bars. This is just an example... ... (109 views, 6 replies)
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Bikedud
09-19-18 11:25 AM
 Wanted: Triple Crankset
I have at least one with the matching BB that you can have if you'll cover shipping or pick it up in North Georgia. Just let me know. I can send you a pic if you like. (58 views, 4 replies)
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Chriscraft760
09-19-18 11:24 AM
 Any leatherworkers on here? Saddles, leather bar wraps
the more I think about it.. would be awesome to start a small leatherwork co. producing bicycle saddle bags or day pack bags, tool rolls and C&V related items. Iíve been tossing the idea around for a... (656 views, 36 replies)
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Milton Keynes
09-19-18 11:22 AM
 *Negative* Effects of Loosing Weight
It doesn't bother me, unless someone's complaining in some way about being heavy without making efforts to change. Everyone has the ability, they just have to really want it. Unfortunately it seems... (4,882 views, 119 replies)
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Riveting
09-19-18 11:22 AM
 Calories expended on flat land?
3,000 calories per 100 miles, is my rule of thumb (with < 3,000' of climbing, and an avg. speed of about 17 mph). Based on actual power meter data (PowerTap G3 Hub) (228 views, 29 replies)
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79pmooney
09-19-18 11:21 AM
 Where have all the canti-lever framesets gone!
Yeah, the old engineer's criteria of which you can have 2 out of three - lighter, stronger, cheaper. Disc brakes are lighter (well,no), stronger (probably) and cheaper (??) Now, one thing disc... (172 views, 12 replies)
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wrk101
09-19-18 11:21 AM
 Is it worth it to rebuild Shimano 600 pedals??
No, those were very good pedals, +10 the move to clip less pedals made them obsolete. Those metal cages are hard to come by (lower models of these pedals like 105 used plastic cages that are usually... (74 views, 5 replies)
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I-Like-To-Bike
09-19-18 11:21 AM
 Hey, A&S, fake helmets... heard of this?
It's an unbiased test in the same vein as checking the price tag is a safety "test", i.e. if it undercuts the selling price of the preferred item sold in your LBS (or previously purchased price), it... (531 views, 29 replies)
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caloso
09-19-18 11:21 AM
 Multitasking
When we work with our Juniors, we spend some time riding around a parking lot practicing how to eat and drink and put on and remove armwarmers and vests. These are things I learned when I was a Cat... (268 views, 20 replies)
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Spaghetti Legs
09-19-18 11:17 AM
 Basso Loto question
Not sure and never seen before but here's a pic of the top tube decal on my '89. Maybe you'll be able to see a relation between the two (I can't really). ... (123 views, 3 replies)
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Bryan C.
09-19-18 11:17 AM
 2019 Giant Escape 1
I was in the market for a cheap(ish) hybrid that I could convert into a multiple use bike but wouldn't break the bank doing so. I already have a nice road bike, and a full suspension MTB but needed... (0 views, 0 replies)
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3speedslow
09-19-18 11:17 AM
 What has been *your* 'bike of the summer' for 2018?
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/d55dfeca_dd62_4d6e_9 ef2_79f14116f626_44d 128e1f2243c266a81132 173cb8d35cb436e3c.jp eg My winter bike build that I canít seem to put away... (2,128 views, 98 replies)
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Gravity Aided
09-19-18 11:16 AM
 3rd Annual Vintage & Steel Ride, Peoria, IL on Sept 29, 2018
SAT SEP 29 Mostly Sunny 64į44į 20% NW 10 mph 59% High 64F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. It's looking real good for the 29th, but a ten day forecast is due to change . (1,262 views, 58 replies)
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Velo Vol
09-19-18 11:16 AM
 Addiction LXXI
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blacknbluebikes
09-19-18 11:16 AM
 Blood pressure question
You might consider collecting a decent amount of data to discuss with a cardiologist (is this doc you're mentioning a cardiologist or a GP?). I have pretty crazy blood pressure, aka "highly labile... (359 views, 12 replies)