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    You mean like the ISO (International Organization...

    You mean like the ISO (International Organization Standardization) sizing? 29er or 700c is actually 622mm.
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    I also agree, especially the 12s SRAM stuff. ...

    I also agree, especially the 12s SRAM stuff.
    The 12s chainrings wear so fast, you can go through 3 chainrings on one chain.
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    Chainrings, chain and cassette are one family.
    Derailleur and shifter and cable are relatives but not immediate family members.
    You can replace your derailleur without doing anything to your...
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    No issues with B-Tension screws backing out. As...

    No issues with B-Tension screws backing out. As mentioned upstream somewhere, the new white SRAM B-Tension tool is dead easy to use. I set the B Tension with the bike at sag, and then use a paint pen...
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    But that is an inflated price. Previously if you...

    But that is an inflated price. Previously if you wanted to wait for the shipping from Asia or Europe you could get those parts from the grey market below retail, and close to North America's...
  6. My wife tells me about her youth in the 4H club,...

    My wife tells me about her youth in the 4H club, and they use to have an annual catch the greased pig contest.
    I just showed her this photo and asked if it would be close to the same concept.
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    How often do you use your shock pump? Do you want to use it at home? Take it to the trail head? Take along for rides in your pack?

    I really like a digital readout. I also like a pump that has a...
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    FS. Reverb C1, 31.6, 175mm

    Used for 3 rides, and realized it was too much height for my current frame. New frame (eventually coming) has a 30.9 seat tube, so no use in saving this for my next build.
    Newly designed C1 model...
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    Its as simple as replacing the forward shock yoke...

    Its as simple as replacing the forward shock yoke that bolts onto the underside of the top tube. And having a different length shock.
    Instinct yoke (140mm)
    Altitude yoke (160mm)
    Instinct (140mm)...
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    Most brands have gone away from women specific...

    Most brands have gone away from women specific geometry designs. Typically a womenís model is now the same geo as the menís model, it just has a different part specs on the touch points, like a...
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    Parts Hard Costs: $35 Fox 34 dust wiper kit $30...

    Parts Hard Costs: $35
    Fox 34 dust wiper kit $30
    Fox 20W Gold Oil $1
    Fox 5W PTFE Oil $2
    Slick Honey Lube $2
    Consumables hard costs:
    Iso Alcohol, paper towels, rubber gloves.
    Labour covers:...
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    Bikeís suspension needs to be compressed to its...

    Bikeís suspension needs to be compressed to its sag point, while adjusting the b-tension.
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    Itís great because it works for all the models. ...

    Itís great because it works for all the models.
    I just donít like that you need set the b-gap with with the bike at sag.
  14. Box: /bšks/ noun . a container with a flat base...

    Box: /bšks/
    noun
    . a container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid.

    Geometry
    .a solid which has six rectangular faces at right angles to each other.
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    Whiskey is QBP's in-house carbon brand. They are...

    Whiskey is QBP's in-house carbon brand. They are well built and have really good quality control. Layup is nice, drilling is burr free, the lace up straight and true with even/equal spoke tension....
  16. An averages man stride is 30", so only 83% of a...

    An averages man stride is 30", so only 83% of a yard. Sounds accurate....

    The Meter was determined in 1795 where it was determined that the meter be equal to one ten-millionth of the length of a...
  17. It's a height to waist circumference ratio....

    It's a height to waist circumference ratio.
    Edit: Also the number of "c's" in thiccc can be a defining measurement.
  18. My metric argument is always this one: "How much...

    My metric argument is always this one:
    "How much does a gallon of water weigh?" Not many can answer it. most say "i dunno maybe 7-8 lbs?" (its 8.34 lbs at 64F)

    How much does a liter of water...
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    I'm Team Garmin with a 510 that is still kicking,...

    I'm Team Garmin with a 510 that is still kicking, and also new 830. I also wear a Vivoactive 4 on my wrist.
    I really like the Garmin Connect interface. My devices like heart rate and power meter...
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    Setting up the discs and cassettes to be aligned...

    Setting up the discs and cassettes to be aligned the same is fairly easy.
    One of my clients has 3 set of wheels for 1 race bike, and all 3 wheels have different hubs/spacing.
    You need to find the...
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    Reworked a corner tonight. 373064373065

    Reworked a corner tonight.
    373064373065
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    The air comes out the top, not the bottom? So a...

    The air comes out the top, not the bottom? So a burp?
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    2021 Canyon Aeroad = Level 10 Next bike work...

    2021 Canyon Aeroad = Level 10
    Next bike work buying would be Level 20: Trek Madone, and then Level 25 Cervelo S5.

    Wheels 808's = Level 13
    Next wheels with buying would be Level 35: Zip...
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    I have Gold status with Star Alliance (United,...

    I have Gold status with Star Alliance (United, Air Canada, Lufthansa, SAS, Air China etc.) so my bike bag (or ski bag) is no extra fee as long as its not my 4th bag or over 50lbs. My other 2 bags can...
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    They are now marketed under the Rossignol name....

    They are now marketed under the Rossignol name.
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    "Bicycle" can have a specific fee applied,...

    "Bicycle" can have a specific fee applied, "Bicycle Parts" do not have that specific fee.
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    I don't think I'll set up a meet for Tuesday or...

    I don't think I'll set up a meet for Tuesday or Thursday. Not really anyone showing up anymore. Just 1 or 2 of us showing up.
    Thurs April 8 = 1: Dee Hubbs
    Tues April 13 = 4: Dee Hubbs, Wendigo,...
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    Fawking Italian Threaded Bottom Brackets. I built...

    Fawking Italian Threaded Bottom Brackets. I built up prepped a Pinarello Grevil+ for a media release, and the drive side bottom bracket threads came loose.
    Why not just produce your bike with a BSA...
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    One is just an older model. Before Shimano...

    One is just an older model. Before Shimano Hyperglide+ 12 was released, their ring was designed to work with 9, 10, 11, and 12 speed (only SRAM 12 existed at this point).
    Once Shimano Hyperglide+ 12...
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    3Ē of fresh snow at my house, high of 38 today. ...

    3Ē of fresh snow at my house, high of 38 today.
    This is what the trails look like:

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    Iíll ride inside today.
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    I added a column to my spreadsheet to get an...

    I added a column to my spreadsheet to get an XP/minute ratio.
    And then broke that down to a 30 mins or 45 min ride to see what gains are the best.
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    Last day for Tour of Watopia Stage 5. Starting...

    Last day for Tour of Watopia Stage 5. Starting tomorrow makeup stages will be available until April 29th. During that one week, they’ll host events that cover all 5 stage daily.
    Looks like make up...
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    Fawk this makes me miss Quebec...

    On an unrelated story, the National Ski Team gets different doctors that travel with the team. Itís a lot of different docs that are doing it to get experience....
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    It takes a lot of force to pull one of those off...

    It takes a lot of force to pull one of those off when seated properly.
    One of the mechanics I know always said that tool sucks, then he watched me use it and realized he was doing it wrong.
    Cut a...
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    You need a bigger gap between your helmet and the...

    You need a bigger gap between your helmet and the top of your googles. [emoji12]
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    Iíll be second in line for the stem if Frorider...

    Iíll be second in line for the stem if Frorider does not want it.
    It would be good to have a different length stem on hand when the new bike arrives to adjust the fit if needed.
    PM me a payment...
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    My normal MO for a TGR ride is to sign up for the...

    My normal MO for a TGR ride is to sign up for the Tour of Watopia ride 1 hour before the TGR Meetup, then I join the TOW at the last possible moment (29 minutes after it started) and the late joiners...
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    Zwift, TR, Sufferfest etc

    I was getting my TOW downhill XPs and came to the TGR meetup late.
    Didnít see anyone.
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    Same as everyone has said, aluminum does not cold...

    Same as everyone has said, aluminum does not cold set (bend back) very well, it gets pretty brittle when bent.
    1st step - Put on a new hanger and use a hanger alignment tool, if the hanger is...
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    ^ That sucks. I keep a full sized pump a multi...

    ^ That sucks. I keep a full sized pump a multi tool, road tube and and levers in my car. I often stop for roadies on the shoulder that i see trying to use a mini pump furiously trying to fill a road...
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    You need to prove your primary residence is in...

    You need to prove your primary residence is in Whistler or that you're employed in Whistler.
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    Do you think its salvable? If it the right size...

    Do you think its salvable? If it the right size I'd give you some beer money so I can put it on a spare parts build bike.
    What length, what color?
    35 Turbine R?
    35 Turbine?
    31.8 Turbine?
  43. Gawd I miss Quebec. As a young and brazen 18...

    Gawd I miss Quebec.
    As a young and brazen 18 year old I thought I knew everything about sex and and the female body, and then a trip to Montreal's Rue Sainte-Catherine created more questions than...
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    I have 18 routes left to get badges for. My...

    I have 18 routes left to get badges for.
    My goal is to have only 16 routes left by the end of the month.
    With Zwifthub web page closing at the end of the month, I can print a 1 pager from there...
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    Stage 4 Longer ride is a tough one. Climbing...

    Stage 4 Longer ride is a tough one.
    Climbing Bike, then change to MTB once I hit the gravel, and back to an Aero Bike once I left the Jungle.
    I was not in the lead pack (or any pack) so it didnít...
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    CDI 2-8nm Adjustable Torque tool....

    CDI 2-8nm Adjustable Torque tool. On sale for $40
    The Link is the best price on the internet right now. They retail for over $100, and wholesale is over $55, not sure why this site is so cheap. I...
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    Thank you for your accurate reading comprehension.

    Thank you for your accurate reading comprehension.
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    Not the handle bar clamp. It was his steerer tube...

    Not the handle bar clamp. It was his steerer tube clamp bolts.
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    The steerer bolts on those stems should have a...

    The steerer bolts on those stems should have a clean hole on the back side (not a blind hole). You can punch a centering hole on the bolt and use a drill bit to start in that hole. Once the drill bit...
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    Zwift, TR, Sufferfest etc

    The Tour of Watopia ďeventĒ is what gains you the double XP points. You canít create a meetup inside an event.
    You can create a meetup on any route, and can also make every other rider in that...
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