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    Como brake line leaking at lever

    Oh yeah the compression nut was very loose, ready to come out. I snugged it up and ordered a Shimano brake bleeding kit with mineral oil to arrive tomorrow. Thanks.
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    Como brake line leaking at lever

    The threaded fitting actually looks like metal with some kind of sealant around it. I could be wrong but I won't be able to look at it again till tomorrow.
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    Como brake line leaking at lever

    I noticed my rear brake lever was getting lower and when I pulled the plastic cone back there was brake fluid all over. I cleaned it all up and dried it then squeezed the lever, the leak is coming from where the black plastic line enters the threaded fitting. Is this just a matter of unscrewing...
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    Li-ion or LiFePO4?

    Do Specialized ebikes use Li-ion or LiFePO4 batteries?
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    Specialized Turbo Vado/Como/Tero/Tero X User Club

    In 3 years how many km/miles did it go? Do you have an idea of how much of your distance is under power vs pure pedal power?
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    Ear Warmers

    I had to look up balaclava, I thought it was an Italian pastry.
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    Ear Warmers

    Looking for good ear muffs that will reduce wind noise and keep my ears warm, but still allow for hearing vehicles approach from behind. It doesn't get super cold here so just blocking the wind would be enough, looking at these...
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    An unexpected but welcome rainstorm thwarted my plane for this morning.
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    Just looked at those Eddy Currents, very nice and I love the pun.
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    Those look good too, thanks
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    Here's some Goat heads
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    It's the Como. I'm using the tires that came with it for now which are thin, smooth street tires labeled "Specialized" and "Nimbus Sport" and I could swear I saw they were made by Kenda. These tires would be fine in most places for pavement riding only, which is all I do, no dirt, but in the...
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    Those are nice, thanks. I'll probably go with those when I replace these tires with some meatier ones. Bookmarked
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    OK so maybe I shouldn't have been so hasty to condemn the Specialized tube, I see now that the reason it twists is because it is thicker along the outside road surface area. I am use to thorn resistant tubes being thicker overall, maybe this design has advantages to smoother riding and less...
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    Thorn Resistant Tubes

    I had them install thorn resistant tubes when I bought the bike, took one apart today to fix a flat and not too impressed with the China made Specialized tube. The steel valve stem is a nice touch but it's not centered and when inflating it wants to pull out to the side, the whole tube twists...
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    JBL Handlebar Speakers

    The JBL did the trick, just a bit more volume so I can hear over the din. It's quite a bit bigger than I imagined it would be but where it mounts I can easily reach the "skip" and "pause" buttons with my index finger while still holding the handle grips. I didn't get the $79 one with the FM...
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    JBL Handlebar Speakers

    It is, I could ride further and get to some quiet but it's an easy and convenient morning workout for me.
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    JBL Handlebar Speakers

    I think I'll get the Wind-3. Where I ride every day noise is not an issue, my first stretch runs along a 55 MPH Parkway with RR tracks running parallel, then over an overpass with 45 MPH traffic and trains below onto a mostly abandoned stretch of shared bike/walkway along a drainage to a big...
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    JBL Handlebar Speakers

    I am looking at the JBL Wind 2 and the Wind 3. Reviews are good on the Wind 2 but not any feedback on the Wind 3 although it may be a better speaker at $79 vs the Wind 2 at $44. I want something small but decent sound, does not have to be loud or heavy on bass, anyone tried either of these...
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    Specialized Turbo Vado/Como/Tero/Tero X User Club

    Been riding about 13 miles/day, skipped 3 days while I was under the weather and rode the old bike one day so I have 300 miles on the Como already. Downloaded Mission Control and was able to dial down the assist to where I want it and scarcely using any battery at all for now and working on my...
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