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Old 09-11-2011, 12:22 PM
FarRider FarRider is offline
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Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Brooklyn N.Y.
Posts: 134
Cool Re: Local Cops and top speed

Lol... I spend most of my time on the road trying NOT to be clocked by the cops.
Ill put my faith in my trusty Specialized electronic speedometer and stick to the less traveled side streets.
As far as wheel/tire/hub problems go, I think ive been very lucky.
Start out with good parts in the first place, that helps alot, I swear by Shimano XT hubs, good deep "V" cross section dual walled rims, stainless steel spokes with alloy nipples with a drop of blue loctite in each nipple, allow it to dry over night before assembly, I find after the first re truing they stay straighter longer.
Some one should give Avid Brakes an award for there BB7 mechanical disc brakes. I use the big 203mm rotors and I
know those puppys have saved my life more than once, no way rim brakes can perform as well.
The 6 "P"s-
Prior preparation prevents piss poor performance.
"Remember the fallen, 9/11/11"
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