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  • Posted in thread: Over tightened on 04-05-2015 at 10:28 PM
    Is the frame aluminum? If so, the area of the weld (heat affected zone) will be weaker
    afterward, unless correctly heat treated for the type of alloy. This may mean higher repair
    cost than replacement...

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  • Posted in thread: Platform/Flat Pedals on 03-22-2015 at 04:45 PM
    I gave up trying to find clipless shoes to fit my wide feet with high insteps & arches, and
    splayed toes. Riding caged clipless pedals on my main road bike while wearing running shoes
    helped me re-rea...

  • Posted in thread: Let there be light....or I want to be seen at dusk!! on 03-04-2015 at 04:04 PM

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 02-28-2015 at 03:47 AM
    Instant engagement, zero noise, no

  • Posted in thread: New Brake Cables on 02-28-2015 at 03:36 AM
    The issue I encountered with the kit was length of housing. On my cross type frame with
    mechanical disc brakes, wide drop bars, and long housing runs, housing length was a little too
    short to cover al...

  • Posted in thread: Let there be light....or I want to be seen at dusk!! on 02-27-2015 at 05:04 PM
    The OP asked about lights for being seen. DiNotte has a few models designed for that purpose. I
    use these two lights and the 300R. The daytime visibility lights are very intense, which is
    desirable ...

  • Posted in thread: New Brake Cables on 02-25-2015 at 09:29 PM
    ...9000 DuraAce brake cables...will drastically improve any brake set...Anyone noticed what I
    have ?Yes, Shimano Polymer coated cable kits provide smooth lever action. Though greater
    improvement on th...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 02-12-2015 at 12:41 AM
    7.JPGI needed to shorten the original downhill-ready pins for the type of shoes I wear. Stack
    height is w...

  • Posted in thread: Daddy Needs a New Pair of Shoes on 02-03-2015 at 03:40 AM
    I have a wide foot and high instep, plus my toes need lots of room to spread out. I wear SIDI
    Mega Dominators and a custom orthotic, volume is adequate, toe box and sole width are not wide
    enough. I'v...

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