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07-12-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By CliffordK

Clincher or Tubular? What is the material...

Clincher or Tubular?

What is the material the wheels are made out of? Metal? Plastic?

Weight of the bare wheels?

They appear to me to be a cheap cast wheel, either of aluminum/magnesium,...
07-10-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

I think there is a good chance we will have a...

I think there is a good chance we will have a vaccine by Christmas of this year, and we'll see cases start dropping. But, if not out by spring, it may be delayed until next fall.

Some communities...
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By CliffordK

Oof... I'm not seeing many currently for sale. ...

Oof... I'm not seeing many currently for sale.

This one is on Craigslist now:SCHWINN - DUO SPORT 18 Speed Tandem Road Bike PRICE REDUCED!!! - $375 (Anaheim Hills) ...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By CliffordK

As I understand it, the early Colnago Mexico...

As I understand it, the early Colnago Mexico frames (with round main tubes) did not have dimpling on the chain stays. The Colnago Super frames had the chain stay dimpling.

So, if your frame has...
07-09-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By CliffordK

My one Continental Gator Hardshell blowout was on...

My one Continental Gator Hardshell blowout was on a hot day.

I installed a brand new tire and inflated it to maybe 110 PSI during the cool evening before my ride.

Then about 70 miles into the...
07-09-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,576
Posted By CliffordK

Have there been changes, or am I just not seeing...

Have there been changes, or am I just not seeing the subscription options?

One can leave public comments, but one doesn't get private contact info. Info on people tends to be quite limited.
07-07-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,630
Posted By CliffordK

Setting a tire bead with a mini-pump. ...

Setting a tire bead with a mini-pump.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/948x1217/80-settingbead_d72cb6e47b643cf5f419e9da7e4e7316fdbec64e.jpg
07-07-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By CliffordK

I have a housemate that got sick in March, right...

I have a housemate that got sick in March, right as COVID was sweeping into the region. I didn't get hit hard, but felt a little "off". Anyway, because I have also had a longterm cough, and will need...
07-07-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,375
Posted By CliffordK

Why do they even have pedals on those bikes? Did...

Why do they even have pedals on those bikes? Did they pedal to the top of the mountain?
07-07-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 845
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I'm seeing several online sources with...

:foo:
I'm seeing several online sources with the 10K figure.

Not too suprising.
July 1: 9,300
July 2-4, avg just over 7K
July 5, 3,500 (often see low values around Sunday/Monday), but this is...
07-07-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By CliffordK

Before claiming they had the virus last fall,...

Before claiming they had the virus last fall, they need to go in and get the antibody test.

If 3 or 4 people were sick in December, and never got sick again, and have postive antibodies, that...
07-07-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By CliffordK

Likely someone "just had a cold", and the wedding...

Likely someone "just had a cold", and the wedding was too important to put off for a cold. So they just went.

Fortunately, nobody just gets a cold in the summer, so it should weed out some...
07-06-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

This is from early May (and probably an April...

This is from early May (and probably an April study), so still quite a few more cases, but the infection rate was already falling in NY

New York releases preliminary coronavirus antibody test...
07-06-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

[/QUOTE] :foo: Back to the 1% rule......

[/QUOTE]
:foo:

Back to the 1% rule... 28,388 dead implies about 2.8 million infected out of about a 47 million population.

And that gives one about 6% of the population has been infected.
...
07-06-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 845
Posted By CliffordK

It will be a rough few weeks, but if there is an...

It will be a rough few weeks, but if there is an effort to lock down Houston, Dallas, and other areas for a few weeks, then you'll get past it. There may be some momentum in the system to overcome....
07-06-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By CliffordK

The death rate is difficult to pin down. ...

The death rate is difficult to pin down.

Places that have done the most testing seem to get a mortality rate close to 1%. It would be worthwhile to look at the USA mortality in June/July as...
07-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By CliffordK

In before anyone claims more testing causes more...

In before anyone claims more testing causes more cases. Florida is actually testing less during this increase than they were a month ago.[/QUOTE]
There is likely an element that the cold and flu has...
07-06-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By CliffordK

As far as what to look at for steel Colnago...

As far as what to look at for steel Colnago frames.
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Look for Clovers on the frame. Typically on the top of the main tube lugs, fork crown, seat stay caps, and the bottom bracket.
- Exception...
07-06-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By CliffordK

This means that someone in the loop realized the...

This means that someone in the loop realized the frame was a fake, and stripped it for parts, then sold the frame as-is.

The forkless frame is probably worth $50, or maybe $100 even if it isn't a...
07-06-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By CliffordK

I am surprised at how efficiently this virus...

I am surprised at how efficiently this virus seems to be continuing to spread during the summer months. Although, I have wondered if the problems in the southern USA have to do with the use of Air...
07-06-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,375
Posted By CliffordK

Look up the studies. Your body uses...

Look up the studies.

Your body uses carbohydrates + oxygen to make energy.

Energy efficiency is independent of pulling up, and to a large extent standing, sitting, or cadence.

The body is...
07-05-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

One might achieve it if one wished to kill off...

One might achieve it if one wished to kill off half the population.

Most governments look for other options.



I'm not sure. To some extent, every year we reach "herd immunity" for the...
07-05-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By CliffordK

There are very few Colnago bikes around from...

There are very few Colnago bikes around from before the late 60's.
07-05-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

Very high mortality rate. And public health...

Very high mortality rate.

And public health teaches families and contacts about the proper way to care for the ill and dead.
07-05-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By CliffordK

Upload some photos to your album: @Jsendin's...

Upload some photos to your album:

@Jsendin's Album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/505120)
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By CliffordK

I'd test the waters somewhere around $1200. If...

I'd test the waters somewhere around $1200. If you get a nibble, good. Otherwise, you can adjust.

I've read the bike market is doing reasonably well now.
07-05-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By CliffordK

Your photo makes it look like there is an extra...

Your photo makes it look like there is an extra curve to the top headtube lug. Something just isn't quite right about that. But, it might also indicate a homebuilt frame rather than a factory frame....
07-05-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By CliffordK

A lot of people are good at identifying frames in...

A lot of people are good at identifying frames in the Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/) subforum....
07-05-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: First of all, can you add a photo of...

:foo:

First of all, can you add a photo of the top of the top tube including both lugs, as well as the top of the downtube lug.

Do you see any clovers in lug cutouts our "Colnago" script...
07-05-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,062
Posted By CliffordK

Temps tend to be more mild here. 70's and 80's...

Temps tend to be more mild here. 70's and 80's in the summer.

I have ridden in 100+ temperatures a couple of times. It isn't too bad as long as one keeps moving. Make sure one brings lots of...
07-05-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,375
Posted By CliffordK

Ahhh, found my notes earlier. ...

Ahhh, found my notes earlier.

https://www.bikeforums.net/18173095-post58.html

They applied what they called a non-inertial load. Essentially, a strong load slowing down the pedal stroke, and...
07-05-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,375
Posted By CliffordK

I do pull up... but similar to what many studies...

I do pull up... but similar to what many studies have shown, I only pull up part of the time, not all of the time.

Most of the studies I've seen were lab studies, and only looked at efficiency,...
07-05-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

For years I had felt that I would occasionally...

For years I had felt that I would occasionally get a mild version of the flu, and avoided the vaccine. Some people would get sinus congestion. Instead, I would always get chest congestion.

I was...
07-05-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By CliffordK

If only Stanford was down in LA, they'd have it...

If only Stanford was down in LA, they'd have it figured out... But they're stuck with public colleges and have troubles with concepts such as Social Distancing
07-05-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

I probably won't be the first in line for the...

I probably won't be the first in line for the vaccine either. In part because I think that even though I might experience high morbidity from the disease, I likely won't die from it.

And, if I...
07-05-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

If we can limit the spread to say 1/4 of the...

If we can limit the spread to say 1/4 of the country by the time a vaccine comes out, then 3/4 of the country can get the vaccine and we may be able to knock the virus out. That is if a good portion...
07-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

At this point we are so far behind the curve...

At this point we are so far behind the curve there may well be no stopping this. Although, it should be noted that much of New England had it really bad, and managed to get the numbers down. ...
07-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 39,391
Posted By CliffordK

Costs are somewhat ambiguous, but most reports...

Costs are somewhat ambiguous, but most reports indicate that it is more expensive to execute a person than to incarcerate the person for the rest of their lives.

How we went down the path is hard...
07-05-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By CliffordK

Are flu vaccinations common in Costa Rica? They...

Are flu vaccinations common in Costa Rica? They may be especially helpful in the elderly and infirm, but also good for school kids, or even younger. And, if done society wide, they may help limit...
07-04-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

Ebola is transmitted through blood, body fluids,...

Ebola is transmitted through blood, body fluids, or direct contact. Or eating infected meats.

It is not nearly as easy to pass on as COVID, and should be able to be controlled with PPE, and...
07-04-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

Up to 8,000 Chinese nationals came into US after...

Up to 8,000 Chinese nationals came into US after Trump banned travel due to coronavirus: APMore than 600 flights brought in travelers from these areas after Trump announced his travel ban in late...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By CliffordK

The threaded steer tubes would be dictated by...

The threaded steer tubes would be dictated by vintage standards.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-headsets.html

OD: 25.4
ID/Stem 22.2 (except French 22.0).

:foo:
So 25.4 - 22.2 =...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By CliffordK

Don't the threads cut in about 1mm? So your 3mm...

Don't the threads cut in about 1mm? So your 3mm thick wall would effectively have about a 2mm sheer strength (including multiple stress risers).

Many of the vintage steer tubes also were either...
07-04-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By CliffordK

It has been a while since I watched the video,...

It has been a while since I watched the video, but that was what I immediately thought of.

Cool thing was the track guy did very well when it was flat (other than the broken chain), but he was...
07-04-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By CliffordK

I've heard the Costa Rica mostly closed their...

I've heard the Costa Rica mostly closed their borders to US Citizens a couple of months ago. A very good thing.
07-04-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps we need to criminalize "intentional...

Perhaps we need to criminalize "intentional transmission" somewhat like is done with HIV/AIDS.

Wikipedia: Criminal transmission of HIV (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_transmission_of_HIV)...
07-04-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

Personally I do drive some into heavier infested...

Personally I do drive some into heavier infested regions. However, only as necessary, and I have some strict personal rules such as no stopping for groceries/food/restaurants as I head out. I bring...
07-04-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By CliffordK

The "Death Rate" you're discussing is a factor of...

The "Death Rate" you're discussing is a factor of the number of cases.

USA, population: 328,200,000
Total Infected (July 4): 2,830,856
Total Deaths (July 4): 129,641
Cases per million...
07-04-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 3,990
Posted By CliffordK

Yet, countries around the world are fighting it...

Yet, countries around the world are fighting it and succeeding.

New Zealand was COVID free for almost a month before a couple of imported cases. The last time time they had more than 4 new cases...
07-04-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,210
Posted By CliffordK

Heterozygous is generally asymptomatic in the...

Heterozygous is generally asymptomatic in the individual, but still apparently helps some with Malaria.
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