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  • I'm an expatriate living in Kyoto Japan from The Gold Coast Australia
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  • Posted in thread: Bike ride PR on 02-11-2013 at 04:37 AM
    I'm just as lucky. We went for a ride in the mountains in the morning, and then hit the trails
    in the afternoon. Best of both worlds...Bliss.

  • Posted in thread: Using a tube patch on a tire. on 02-06-2013 at 01:33 PM
    I've done it, and it never failed on me. If you want to be extra safe, maybe put some superglue
    in the holes on the outside too.edit...How about putting a Mr. Tuffy in?

  • Posted in thread: Pics of your commuter on 02-06-2013 at 11:29 AM
    That's interesting, what is it?TomIt's just a 20 inch by one of the local bike shops here.
    Basically the same size as a folder and along with folders, very popular here with the ladies.

  • Posted in thread: fixies banned in jpn on 02-03-2013 at 12:00 PM
    Unfortunately this story is misleading and untrue. If you note the admin note below the story.
    In Japan it IS OK to ride a fixed gear bike, but you must have brakes on front and back.

  • Posted in thread: Pics of your commuter on 02-02-2013 at 11:32 AM
    My wife got a new-to-her used commuter bike today to replace her step through commuter.Very
    cute with Nexus 3 speed internal gearing.

  • Posted in thread: Project bike on 01-28-2013 at 12:48 PM
    My gosh that looks sensational.

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Pedals/Shoes on 01-28-2013 at 12:40 PM
    walk? RIDE! ;)Agreed. In my experience, I hardly ever clip / unclip other than the start of the
    ride....lunch break / wee wee.... getting home. The joys of riding in the mountains I suppose.

  • Posted in thread: Pictures of you riding on 01-26-2013 at 03:09 PM
    2012 Suzuka Enduro:

  • Posted in thread: Trek 7.7 FX on 01-26-2013 at 11:42 AM
    ...Would it have more usable gear combinations since there are only two front gears......that
    would help avoid cross chaining? Thanks!!I don't know the bike but my guess it's a compact
    double you are ...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Pedals/Shoes on 01-26-2013 at 11:30 AM
    Do the 105's hang correctly for clipping in or do you have to rotate them with your feet
    sometimes to position them properly? I'm prepping to shift from SPD's to road shoes, leaning
    toward Speedplay, ...

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    Gary Fisher 1998 Aquila (1x9)
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