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    Herniated discs... anyone ever have 'em?

    I herniated L4-L5 back in 1993 (when I was in my mid-twenties. I had severe sciatic pain and was bedridden for the entire summer. I was just about to go under the knife when I met and became close friends with a physician. He tracked down a meta-analysis (this is where they combine many...
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    Any good riding in the Des Moines, Iowa area?

    I lived in Des Moines for 3 years (about 9 years ago) and hate to tell you that the mountain biking scene was non-existent. There was a trail on the west side of town that was very non-technical but fun nonetheless. It closed to mtb a year after i moved back east. It is seriously flat for...
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    Howdy, I joined this cult back in April, and have seriously been enjoying my racelink...amazing bike! I have a question for other RL owners...does your lower chain roller rotate easily? Mine does not and it seems to be a significant drag on the drivetrain. Is this normal?
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    UST tire question

    I just put a new Minion DHF 2.5 on my mavic ex 823 and have, i think, a problem. The tire seems too have little hop in it. I even took it off and reinstalled it. It is perfectly sealed; no leaks. Back in my rigid BMX days, this would have been unacceptable. Is this common and/or a defect...
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    Rotor sizes

    I'm about to pick up a set of Hope Mono M4's for my racelink and am wondering what your opinions are about running a 200mm rotor in the front and a 185mm in the rear vs. 200's on both. I weigh 160 lbs, by the way.