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    I'm going. (to see if i can survive) My...

    I'm going. (to see if i can survive)

    My roadie racer pals chickened out.

    Anybody want to rideshare? We can meet up at Manchester exit 110.
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    Mellow Johnny's

    Looks like I'm going to be hanging out at a most famous bike shop this coming weekend.

    I'll be representing my good friend Glenn of Daltex Handmade and visiting with all my great framebuilding...
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    yes, about 1/4 mile past Basham Ridge (the road...

    yes, about 1/4 mile past Basham Ridge (the road on top).

    I'll have a white mailbox up with 677/WPV on it soon--soon as my back clears up for digging the hole.

    I have posted hours of 8-3 and I'm...
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    ACDC last Saturday--"Down by the Shore" ...

    ACDC last Saturday--"Down by the Shore"

    http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs906.snc4/71942_165202020165861_148927641793299_482784_503812_n.jpg

    Going to Sewanee this Sat.

    AND my...
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    i'll be having my mboro bike club ride there on...

    i'll be having my mboro bike club ride there on saturday at 9. it's a medium to slow ride.
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    for some kinder gentler riding, hook up with me...

    for some kinder gentler riding, hook up with me and my mbc trail rides. this weekend-sewanee (there's a thread and a facebook entry). newb/beginner oriented-but anyone is welcome.
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    you might not like where this ends

    But i started back in the 80's with a c'dale. thumb-busters, 6-speed, state-of-the-art!!! aluminum was a pretty radical material for off-road at that time.

    It worked and worked fine.

    But I got...
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    MBC ATB Ride Sewanee Sat 16

    16 October, Sewanee!

    Let's go look at the leafs. 9:00 (a little coolth is good and that'll help you get home at a reasonable hour.)
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    We'll do parts/pieces of the Perimeter Trail at Sewanee....
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    I am almost--'online' WPVelo

    WELL howdy boys and gurls, I'm just in from bucking and busting logs all day, but tha's life out in the sticks--when you heat with sticks.

    And I'm two (state electrical) inspections (and a week or...
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    Don't think you're going to find any long-travel...

    Don't think you're going to find any long-travel makers in the area-besides whatever the big guys in Chatt offer (I have no idea).

    Other small shops: Magnolia, Memphis. User, ?. Smoke Bikes, NC...
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    Shameless Self-Promo

    hey guys and gals. i've just been "smoked out" at velocipede salon. check it out.

    http://www.velocipedesalon.com/forum/f22/wade-patton-velo-17171.html

    "Smoked Out" is a special section of the...
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    Poll: sometimes i bring a camera, but it's easier to...

    sometimes i bring a camera, but it's easier to take a friend with a camera. that way if you lose your friend, you don't lose your own camera.

    and my camera is a bit clunky. when it morphs into a...
  13. Thread: Ride Sat?

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    i was planning on acdc @ 8, but would go meet...

    i was planning on acdc @ 8, but would go meet fellow out-of-shapers at sewanee or fsf. i've not been up to fsf since dennis and crew started working on it. use to ride it regular. i'm running...
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    howdy, welcome. i'm going to acdc in the morn....

    howdy, welcome.

    i'm going to acdc in the morn. and will be holding official murfreesboro bike club _trail_ rides once or twice a month pretty soon.
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    hey, did anybody actually get a pic of me and/or...

    hey, did anybody actually get a pic of me and/or my bike? i think the event photographer missed me...i get that a lot.:oops:
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    i really prefer going "backwards" but once you...

    i really prefer going "backwards" but once you get a feel for the place-it's real easy to make up your own loops. just don't get way out there and find that your map is all soaked and shredded.
    ...
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    Niner Bikes Recall

    sorry if this is a duplicate. it's news to me...after further reading it may in fact be a repeat, but the "cpsc" just kicked it out this month.


    Niner Bikes Recalls Bicycle Frame Due to Crash...
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    hey, i get an "invalid compression" error on the...

    hey, i get an "invalid compression" error on the pic-set. it started to load then quit.

    and i think all the good pics i took were on carter's camera.

    well.
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    congrats kimbro! you know we're old enough to...

    congrats kimbro!

    you know we're old enough to have _grand_kids. :more_cowbell:

    (bryan and i are 1 week diff in age)
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    oh yeah, i used to hang out there, back before...

    oh yeah, i used to hang out there, back before neil ran richard and dw and garro and those guys off. it was really happening back then. i check in now and again. i miss a few of the folks from...
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    nah, just see-in-the-dark. yeah, two years...

    nah, just see-in-the-dark.

    yeah, two years ago, the rains came at daybreak and the trail was only nasty for a lap or two.

    this one will be good.

    i'm loaded up. have 8 tire options. ...
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    thanks all. yes i'm racing it. it's the only...

    thanks all.

    yes i'm racing it. it's the only complete atb i own.

    the "graphics" will be done tonight. my name and some highlights. the roadies is _all_ paint. this is powdercoat and will...
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    those things are heavier than you think. bout...

    those things are heavier than you think. bout broke my arse picking up a 12" wheeled kiddie ride once.
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    it's a bike for conditions like last year. when...

    it's a bike for conditions like last year. when you don't ride, you hike. can't tell you more, i'd lose my competitive edge...:goteam::nzd:
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    nws, the only non-commercial weather source and...

    nws, the only non-commercial weather source and the goto for us certified weather spotter/skywarn folks says this about fayetteville, tn:...
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    long time coming, born yesterday:

    my new ride,
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    yes, going to love that change if nothing else. ...

    yes, going to love that change if nothing else. can also use q/r hub now.

    just talked to todd. have some of these on order for next time:
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    curved tubes will complicate matters. it's all...

    curved tubes will complicate matters. it's all been done. trust me.

    "bi-lam" gives the lugged look w/o the angles hassle.
    ...
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    very cool. they've a sycip up on the wall at the...

    very cool. they've a sycip up on the wall at the lbs (moab) with some of richard's lugs. i have two sets of the same lugs (but not ss). will use them on my next roadie--which will be a...
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    yo, i'm registered with carter. we a duo. now...

    yo, i'm registered with carter. we a duo. now turn offa the spigot!!!

    thanks for the replies.

    cheerios
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    i'll bring a paddle.

    i'll bring a paddle.
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    now that would cut down on the field. most of my...

    now that would cut down on the field. most of my builder bros race--but they're hundreds and thousands of miles away for the most part.




    verus. no need in wearing out my files...
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    oh, i'll ride _with_ anybody, just don't ask me...

    oh, i'll ride _with_ anybody, just don't ask me to swing my leg over a geared atb.

    :more_cowbell::goteam::pop2:


    hey any more frame questions? looks like dsg may be the first outing for the...
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    pm sent. good to go here.

    pm sent. good to go here.
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    true temper 9/6/9 double oversized-1.25/1.375,...

    true temper 9/6/9 double oversized-1.25/1.375, c-04 low-fuming bronze, gasflux paste, oxy-acetylene. except for the stainless bits (paragons/braze-ons) -- 50n silver.

    just trying to get something...
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    old fat slow guy looking for "team" slot.

    hey, where y'all been? :more_cowbell:

    so i'm about to register for the race. my team defected to a road race, so i was all about going solo, and will if necessary. but i thought i'd offer myself...
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    i'm a 'cross noob, but will be ss'ing it as well....

    i'm a 'cross noob, but will be ss'ing it as well. been ss only offroad since 2003.

    i'd say it totally depends on the course/conditions and how bad you want the fast sections to suck. and how...
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    i'm a 'cross noob, but will be ss'ing it as well....

    i'm a 'cross noob, but will be ss'ing it as well. been ss only offroad since 2003.

    i'd say it totally depends on the course/conditions and how bad you want the fast sections to suck. and how...
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    keeping your water from freezing is the trick. ...

    keeping your water from freezing is the trick.

    silks-or other thin/light underwear, wool jersey, knickers and/or sweatpants on the legs under fifty. big gloves and wool cycling cap with...
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    velociraptor race (wtb) 365 days a year--except...

    velociraptor race (wtb) 365 days a year--except for 'cross and muddy races. then i go skinny.

    but i don't tire shop a lot. i like the looks of those conti's bbro is running.

    otoh, technique...
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    what? no trainer/rollers, rock climbing wall,...

    what? no trainer/rollers, rock climbing wall, chinup bar, balance ball, yoga mat, dumbells, wonderrific portamobile all-in-one workout machine at home?

    i saw some ducks. they were grinning like...
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    yo, bike "injuries" suck. personal injuries suck...

    yo, bike "injuries" suck. personal injuries suck worse.

    walking out is a buzzkiller. being unable to walk out is the worst.

    parts that break are the best ones to upgrade. enjoy the new...
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    what's a fat tire bonus? total novice to the...

    what's a fat tire bonus?

    total novice to the 'cross scene, but plan to hit a few this time 'round.
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    don't know if i'll be in town that weekend...

    don't know if i'll be in town that weekend...
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    pre-reg is a good idea, the donut peeps might not...

    pre-reg is a good idea, the donut peeps might not unnerstand how _many_ donuts skinny bike guys/gals can eat!

    passing word around. may bring a few munchers.
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    reprinted with permission: (saving somebuddy a...

    reprinted with permission: (saving somebuddy a click)

    Arnold Engineering/UTSI exit. Go South. This is AEDC road.

    Go over 1 mile PAST gate 2. Turn onto UTSI road.

    Turn left at stop....
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    sold

    sold
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    let me know if you order one from her. i'll have...

    let me know if you order one from her. i'll have earned a beer credit with her. nevermind when she says wade who?

    and ask her if she's coming to the richmond show. if you order now...it could...
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    new xt group fs

    not mine, but thought somebuddy here might be interested:

    won, can't use, details:

    http://www.velocipedesalon.com/forum/showthread.php?p=118728&posted=1#post118728
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    something else i forgot about getting a handmade...

    something else i forgot about getting a handmade is the lead time. most builders i know have several months to a few years of builds on their work list. so calling way before you're ready to place...
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