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      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .

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I just shipped my sisters bf's high end road bike to CA. Fedex Kinko's ships them for a high cost (over $100) Take the bike to a shop and have them take it apart and put it in a box. Fedex won't insure it unless their store packages it.

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I'm kind of late answering this I know, but maybe it'll help someone else. I used to ship my bike out to Seattle 3 times a year. Eventually, I bought a hard side bike case from Performace Bike, but until then, this is what I did...

Go to a bike shop and ask for an empty bike box. Take your handle bars off from the stem and let them hang. Take the peddels off and the front tire. Wrap what you feel you'd like to wrap up in bubble wrap, and use other packing material to keep everything nice and tight. Don't let parts rub against parts, so cardboard or bubble wrap between everything is a must. You don't want anything moving around in there. I used to ship it FedEX ground for around $65, but that was about 8 yrs ago. The 2-3 times I used the box, there were no issues.

If you plan on doing this a lot, buy a bike box. They're worth every penny! Performance bike's brand box is a good value for what you get. It's one heck of a good investment!

Okay, I just checked out Performance bike's HSOforum, and I guess they don't sell their brand hard sided box anymore. That's too bad! It's really nice!

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