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Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum

Old 06-15-21, 01:11 AM
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Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum

"I loosened the clamp bolt and took the seatpost out."

"Gumwalls donít look very good on that bike."

"Why donít you put a carbon fork on it?"

"How much do those cranks weigh?"

"Thatís a reasonable price for that item."

"That crack looks fine."

"Iím not worried who made it."

"Those Biopace chainrings look great."

"We donít need to see pictures of it."


"That fork looks straight."

"You should remove the original paint."

"You can get that part from any bike shop."

"That rust looks fine."

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Old 06-15-21, 01:25 AM
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"That should be a separate forum"
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Old 06-15-21, 01:45 AM
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Dang, I've definitely said, if not read as well, a number of these things....
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Old 06-15-21, 02:54 AM
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ďWhere can I get 20cm tires?Ē...
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Old 06-15-21, 03:16 AM
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"Slam your stem"
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Old 06-15-21, 04:03 AM
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"How do you release the clutch on this RD?"

" And why is there fluid leaking out of the brake cable?"
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Old 06-15-21, 04:54 AM
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How do I stop the squeal on my disk brakes?
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Old 06-15-21, 05:06 AM
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"What types of paints are good for carbon fiber...?"
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Old 06-15-21, 05:27 AM
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"There are no advantages to steel."
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Any discussion of watts
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Old 06-15-21, 05:40 AM
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When will 13 sprocket cassettes become available?
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Any mention of a "kit".
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Old 06-15-21, 06:58 AM
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ďThe build looks great, but you should really add a dork disk to the rear rim for safetyís sake.Ē
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I don't need another good deal on a cool old bike.
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Old 06-15-21, 07:23 AM
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It's old and, besides, they don't make them anymore. Just throw it away.
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BB 30 is great.
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The wheelset I want is only $1500, at Excel Sports.
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Old 06-15-21, 07:32 AM
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Old 06-15-21, 07:46 AM
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"I need to update the software for my shifters"
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You should get the large frame instead of the medium.
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Old 06-15-21, 08:03 AM
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"I need to update the software for my shifters"
that reminds me of a conversation with a friend on Saturday's ride... he was telling me about the problems he was having getting his shifters' Bluetooth link with the derailleurs to work correctly.
... not a typical topic of discussion on C&V, to be sure!....

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