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    Sorry for the delay with a reply, was out of town...

    Sorry for the delay with a reply, was out of town this week.

    I stand corrected, they do fit, went back into the garage this evening & gave it better looking over, once I put tried to put both...
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    Cool, sounds like your heart is in it, welcome to...

    Cool, sounds like your heart is in it, welcome to the fray.
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    Your only 24, life is grand, you'll be tuned in &...

    Your only 24, life is grand, you'll be tuned in & ride ready in no time, get out & ride.

    Oh yeah....welcome to TNMB.
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    Been off the bike for quite a while myself, can...

    Been off the bike for quite a while myself, can tell it in a big way, legs, lungs & heart all get a work out, gonna have to ease back into it because it dont take much to wipe me out, but bikes are...
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    Bigger tires are WAAAAY to bigger

    I had it mind I wanted some wider tires for my trusty old bike, picked up a set of Specialized captains 26x2.20 to replace my 26x1.95 factory rubber, pulled off my factory tires & started to put the...
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    dremel tool, got that, stretch cables, how & how...

    dremel tool, got that, stretch cables, how & how much ??

    Thanks for the reply by the way.
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    Replacing cables, anything to it ??

    Think'n about replacing all the cables on my bike, by look'n at it its a no brainer but since I've never done it I thought I would ask first.

    Think'n I can complete the job with nothing more than...
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    How cool would that be, nearly a skate park in a...

    How cool would that be, nearly a skate park in a way.
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    I guess if you had to have a high dollar bike to...

    I guess if you had to have a high dollar bike to compete with it would be different but I dont see why anyone should have to make a bank payment to own a bicycle, I have a couple good Mtn bikes...
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    Good point, junk will cost you more in the long...

    Good point, junk will cost you more in the long run, quality is worth the price.
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    Sticky: *******************************************Bump...

    *******************************************Bump for 2013******************************************************

    Killer idea for a thread, I've built bikes from scrap piles as a kid but never been...
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    This is what I'm think'n also, I dont see how one...

    This is what I'm think'n also, I dont see how one manufacturers V brake can be that much better than the other, after all ther nearly identical, maybe a difference in quality but not so much in...
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    V brake question.

    I'm probably the only human that still has a bike with V brakes & about to have them recabled along with fresh pads put on, just to gather some food for thought I done a search of whats out ther,...
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    Tubeless any less prone to pinch flats ?? what...

    Tubeless any less prone to pinch flats ?? what if you get a puncture, whats the fix for it ??
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    Thanks for the input ya'll, will look into all...

    Thanks for the input ya'll, will look into all suggested, when your a extra clyde size a pump is a must have.

    Can you say I hate flats ??
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    The biggest complaint with my previous pumps were...

    The biggest complaint with my previous pumps were that the head was kind of a hassle to fit between the spokes, alsways took a few tries to get a good seal on the valve stem, first thing I do now is...
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    Thanks for the input ya'll, & very kind you to...

    Thanks for the input ya'll, & very kind you to offer a test ride, I know of sevral women who wont ride any more because of seat problems, just try'n to think ahead rite.

    Thanks again.
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    Tire pump, what'cha got ?

    Time to buy a new tire pump to carry on the bike, looked at sevral & to me they're mostly the same with the exception of dual strok VS single stroke (cant believe I said that with a straight face).
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    Hey man...hoe'n aint easy. ...

    Hey man...hoe'n aint easy.

    http://youtu.be/1Q1aelG3lEw
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    Back in the 80s I helped do trail...

    Back in the 80s I helped do trail building/maintence with the park service & look'n back was one of my fave jobs of all time, done some git down trail building, but was much younger & full of gun...
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    Question : when riders gather for a day of trail...

    Question : when riders gather for a day of trail repairs/building do they bring thier own tools to work with or are they supplied & all is needed is man power ??
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    Seat suggestions please

    With spring well on its way its time to ready my wifes bike, she needs a new seat & was curious what you girls mite have to say as to what works & dont, wifey is a casual rider & is more into comfort...
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    I had one very similar to that one back in the...

    I had one very similar to that one back in the late 70s, rite out of the Sears catalog, some little pecker wood stole tho.
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    I entirely understand where your coming from, on...

    I entirely understand where your coming from, on line sites offer me a chance to see whats out ther, read reveiws & price check, so at the least I have a clue as to whats available & the expected...
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    Threads gone wild.

    Threads gone wild.
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    I've never been on a public trail, had no idea...

    I've never been on a public trail, had no idea that it was frowned on to ride one that was muddy untill registering here, I suppose thats why thers all the request for trial condition info posted up.
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    Dont take me wrong, I aint try'n to aviod a LBD...

    Dont take me wrong, I aint try'n to aviod a LBD at all, last parts & bought came from the LBD, some are bought used & some are scabbed off of donor bikes out back, a biggest thing for me (on the web...
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    I understand that every one dont live in the...

    I understand that every one dont live in the country & have acres of land to romp on, & have to ride on public trails that need to be maintained (by unselfish people mite I add) but sometimes wouldnt...
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    Your fave old scool bike

    Regaurdless of style whats your favorite bike(s) ??

    Mine would be the old cruisers, my Grand pa brought one home for dump once, he cleaned it up, put a new chain & a set of white walls on it, I...
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    Remember when ride'n in the mud was mandatory ??...

    Remember when ride'n in the mud was mandatory ?? any kid would wouldnt get muddy at every oppertunity was considered codless, "Mama said fo rme not to get muddy or she was gonna tear my turd sqeazer...
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    I'd rather spend localy, the only dealer in the...

    I'd rather spend localy, the only dealer in the area is pretty small & has to order most of the parts anyway, not bad place to do biz tho & always helpfull with any questions, others are no less than...
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    Thanks for the input guys, I've looked at a lot...

    Thanks for the input guys, I've looked at a lot of sites but after a while it tends to blur, think'n they all may be in the same ball park with a few exceptions, thought about post'n in the...
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    As far as the site goes... the more people the...

    As far as the site goes... the more people the more post & info traded, I dig me some info trade'n, already found some food for thought on places to ride thats close to home, mostly I rode jeep...
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    Which site for parts deals ??

    I need a few parts for my bike, tires & a computer for sure, maybe more, which site(s) are you gents buy'n from that offer the better bet for good prices & service ??

    Been wear'n Fleabay out...
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    Havent been on a bike in a while so probably take...

    Havent been on a bike in a while so probably take a while to get used to ride'n again, but ride'n at Franklin & Sewanee sounds like a good place to explore, I found a map of both (& AEDC) last night...
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    Salutations ya'll.

    Just wanted to offer up a wave of the hand & say hey to everyone, not a hard core cyclist but do enjoy ride'n & look'n forward to do'n plenty more of it this year, my plan is to make some...
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