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  1. the cyclops

    Thinking of ordering this for my bike...

    I need a decent lock for my bike and I am going to order this to carry with me......
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    Commuter saddle advice/opinion

    I currently have a WTB pro gel seat that looked boss,and had good reviews but at 10+ miles is really busting my ****.Now I havent got but maybe 80+miles on the seat but I cant see it breaking in enough to be comfortable. I found this saddle on super sale at jensonusa,delivered for less than...
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    Component upgrade question...

    I have a entry level Jamis allegro 1,with entry level SRAM X3 rear derailleur and SRAM front derailleur .Is there any use in upgrading to something like a shimano deore or some "middle of the road" components as I can not afford dura ace or the high end stuff.Will going a few steps up even...
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    My commuter is (mostly) complete *VIDEO*

    Wanted to have a safe,very visible and practical commuter.I think I accomplished this with out much involved.The flashlight mount isn't painted yet,and I am thinking on adding a front rack,but not really sure yet...discuss? YouTube - 2010 Jamis Allegro 1 super duper cyclops commuter
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    Child bicycle trailer

    I need some advice on this...I have a bicycle trailer(pic below) that is bright orange,big orange flag,several reflecters and buying a "knog boomer" for the rear (will switch it from my bike to the trailer when riding w/my son)...Is it acceptable in your opinion to ride on the road with your...
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    Home made BRIGHT headlight

    This is my home made headlight/flashlight mount.It cost me $3.00 for the PVC T-connectors and nipple connector at lowes home improvement and $3.00 for the 9 LED metal flashlight at big-lots(an outlet store)...Of course it can be painted to match your bike(Although I think Im gonna leave mine...
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    What exactly is the difference?

    OK,Noob question.But I own a Jamis allegro 1 that I recently purchased.Rigid frame, 28/38/48 gearing,but with a flat bar.What exactly is the difference in what I have and a true road bike,beside the drop bars of course?
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    Just curious...

    OK,I have an old school nishiki that I have decided to sell ( and I actually like the bike),and ordered a JAMIS Allegro 1 today. http://www.utilif.is/media/hjol2010//imgpop/10e_allegro1_bk.jpg I am mostly a fitness rider (runner mostly in all actuallity) but I do love riding. Just curious...
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    newb question...

    1st off I am a newbie to cycling,but have been into fitness my whole life and a competitive runner for 3 years.I am happy to be here and I hope this question does not sound "cocky" as I am a very humble person,so here goes... OK as I mentioned before have been a runner for a while(not the...