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  1. blazingpedals

    Winter mods?

    For many of us in the 'northern tier' of states, this is the off-season. A time to dream of warmer days and do a little work on the ol' machine. So, what are you doing to your two-wheeled friend this winter? I'll start things off. I'm going to try a short crankset. The buzz is that they may...
  2. blazingpedals

    Carbon highracer

    Looking to kick-start this list out of its doldrums. I'm starting a project to build a carbon high-racer. Target weight is 20 pounds. I'd like some suggestions for a wheelset. Considerations: 1. dual 700c 2. aero or semi-aero rims 3. low ( <32 ) spoke count 4. bladed spokes, if possible 5...
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    Winter training

    This probably gets asked in one form or another every year, but what does everybody do for training in the off-season? In my DF days I used to ride my mountain bike or hybrid all winter. Even after getting a bent, I still bicycle commuted on my hybrid. Now I live too far from work, about the...