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05-30-20, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Mr. 66

No wonder your burgers taste like Old Spice.

No wonder your burgers taste like Old Spice.
05-30-20, 02:20 PM
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Views: 327
Posted By shelbyfv

WD 40 is probably on your shelf and won't hurt...

WD 40 is probably on your shelf and won't hurt anything. Use with a toothbrush if the gunk is really egregious. Pull the derailleur cable by hand while you are flushing the derailleur.
05-30-20, 02:17 PM
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Views: 327
Posted By fietsbob

general category is called solvents.. they...

general category is called solvents.. they range from say, Isopropyl alcohol ,
to things you'd want to wear a safety mask to not breath in, using them wearing thick rubber gloves,,

WD 40...
05-30-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By kissTheApex

De-gunker for Derailleur Hinges?

It looks like my clamp on 105 front derailleur top hinges had enough gunk build up that it stopped downshifting. Iím feeling quite lazy and hoping that someone knows a good product to dissolve the...
05-30-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,199
Posted By gsteinb

The OP sort of assumes the pandemic will end. As...

The OP sort of assumes the pandemic will end. As a trend we seem to have decided it's over and it's time to move on. In upstate NY vacation land the lots are filled with out of state and faraway...
05-29-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Use another rider as a bike stand? ...

Use another rider as a bike stand?


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05-28-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,523
Posted By bobwysiwyg

We bought ours more to help the U.P. economy,...

We bought ours more to help the U.P. economy, albeit a small way, but different too, can't stand black masks, seem creepy to me.
05-28-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By shotwellian

Are you talking about Lexington, Mass? OP is...

Are you talking about Lexington, Mass? OP is asking (here in the northern California forum) about Lexington, Calif.
05-28-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,266
Posted By Pugs2xLove

That Specialized Allez is nice. I bought one off...

That Specialized Allez is nice. I bought one off CL a few weeks ago and am digging it. Only paid $300 for a 2013 model and it's in pretty decent condition except for a few scrapes as expected.

To...
05-27-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By canklecat

Blood doping. Keith Richards' secret to eternal...

Blood doping. Keith Richards' secret to eternal life.

It's been around for decades. And it's still done, although occasionally detected if the athlete goes too far and exceeds a normal hematocrit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Got yelled at today

I'm riding up a hill, it's steep, one lane on each direction, and the fog line is about a foot from the curb. Which is fine, it doesn't get much traffic.

A line of a few cars comes up behind me,...
Forum: Commuting
05-27-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,312
Posted By zacster

I went to my former office today on my way to a...

I went to my former office today on my way to a longer ride. E. 42nd St in Manhattan is deserted, and Times Square was too. I would never even think to ride on 42nd St all the way across town in...
05-27-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By ZIPP2001

Let's Climb !

Well we finally have some warmer temps moving in, at least for a few days. So why not go drag my old Clydesdale butt up a few climbs on a nice warm day. I've been putting off doing a tune up on my...
05-26-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Kapusta

I think others have given you good alternatives...

I think others have given you good alternatives to most of those tools.

For home use, Iím fine using a screwdriver to remove a crown race, PVC to set the crown race, and either free-handing with a...
05-26-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,764
Posted By OldTryGuy

Completing a CRASH INTERUPTED RIDE

Shaking off the trauma of a crash and getting "back in (on) the saddle" has always been a priority of mine to the extent of completing the "CRASH RIDE" after healing. In April 2011 I had my first...
05-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By Hikebikerun

First 50mi ride!!!

My initial stretch goal when I started getting into cycling about 4-6 weeks ago was to go on a 50 mile ride. Well, I had a late start this morning and today has been hottest day so far this year...
05-26-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By livedarklions

And heat exhaustion can really sneak up on you...

And heat exhaustion can really sneak up on you while riding.
05-26-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 831
Posted By canklecat

I was able to get along with most folks who held...

I was able to get along with most folks who held very different belief systems and views from mine for almost 20 years, between our long acquaintanceships on hobbyist forums and Facebook. But events...
05-26-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By Metieval

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on...

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on ice hurts a lot less. Cause half your momentum just goes into a slide.
05-26-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 831
Posted By MinnMan

I miss George Carlin. In his last years...

I miss George Carlin. In his last years especially, he become a truth-teller.
05-26-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,027
Posted By RubeRad

I don't think it is possible to put pedals on...

I don't think it is possible to put pedals on backward since they are reverse-threaded
05-26-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

Maxxis IKON's. 29" that came stock on a Giant...

Maxxis IKON's. 29" that came stock on a Giant Talon 3.

Thanks for the tip. It's a good one. Have you actually turned a wire bead tire inside out.?? I will never do that again and I don't...
05-26-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

Flat; Big Mistake

I went out for my evening ride yesterday that has a 1 mile section of wood trail. I got a flat up front. No problem, right.?? I had tools and a pump, patch kit. The Maxxis tire has a wire bead....
05-26-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By nomadmax

If you ride on the bad days, you'll appreciate...

If you ride on the bad days, you'll appreciate the good ones much more.
05-26-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 831
Posted By canklecat

And now some experts in Sweden are admitting...

And now some experts in Sweden are admitting Sweden's laissez-faire approach to the pandemic and hopes of a mythical "herd immunity" is a failure.

I've already muted one acquaintance on Facebook...
05-26-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By canklecat

Yep, I rode as soon as the t-storm front passed...

Yep, I rode as soon as the t-storm front passed temporarily Monday. Hardly anyone out there. Beautiful afternoon/evening. Only concession I made was to take the hybrid with fat all weather tires for...
Forum: Northeast
05-25-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9,025
Views: 1,037,922
Posted By Ghazmh

52 more miles on familiar Weston, Lincoln,...

52 more miles on familiar Weston, Lincoln, Concord, Carlisle, Acton, and Sudbury roads. Another good Sunday ride on a holiday Monday. I was a little sore from yesterday’s ride which followed...
05-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By cpach

A better fork would just be, well, much better....

A better fork would just be, well, much better. An XCT in addition to not having the adjustable and progressive spring rate of an air fork, and being way heavier, has basically two springs and no...
05-25-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By Lemond1985

It was one of the Tour de France style head...

It was one of the Tour de France style head wounds that bled like crazy, but was not serious.
05-25-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By Lemond1985

Great video. Careful around those bridges, I saw...

Great video. Careful around those bridges, I saw a guy go off one of those and break his neck. New England has ice and snow to deal with, in CA we have goatheads, fires, droughts, and earthquakes....
05-25-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By eaglesandcycling

and dont EVER go over a railroad track diagonally...

and dont EVER go over a railroad track diagonally in the rain! lol..uggg
05-25-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By Lemond1985

Slow leak from a thorn puncture in front tire....

Slow leak from a thorn puncture in front tire. Did not notice the leak until the tire slid off the rim (on a 12% off-camber turn). :(

Watch your tire pressures in the hills, boys and girls!
05-25-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By nomadmax

Jack, you're my new hero, bumping Greg LeMond out...

Jack, you're my new hero, bumping Greg LeMond out of the top spot. You don't need to HTFU, you're already there.
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9,025
Views: 1,037,922
Posted By rholland1951

Took a late-afternoon ride on Sunday, 16 miles on...

Took a late-afternoon ride on Sunday, 16 miles on an improvised route...
05-24-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,761
Posted By sheddle

Went nuts trying to diagnose a click that only...

Went nuts trying to diagnose a click that only happened when walking the bike. Points to anyone who guessed it was the multitool in my pocket clinking when I walked.
05-24-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By branko_76

and no toe-clips...:thumb:

and no toe-clips...:thumb:
05-24-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 85,963
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m always looking to upgrade parts :lol: go get...

I’m always looking to upgrade parts :lol: go get them.
05-24-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By cpach

Crown race can usually be pried off, particularly...

Crown race can usually be pried off, particularly on many suspension forks. Flushness of the top of the steerer tube really isn't that sensitive--any hacksaw with any kind of guide is fine, you can...
05-24-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By gugie

Best post of the year

Best post of the year
05-24-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By jackbombay

I flew out east for work, and there was supposed...

I flew out east for work, and there was supposed to be a better bike waiting for me, but there wasn't, and there has been a massive rush on any low priced bikes out here, CL has almost nothing and...
05-24-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By oldbobcat

Small frame, not very. Large frame, less not very.

Small frame, not very. Large frame, less not very.
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
05-24-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rider_1

Night ride for the win! I just got back and there...

Night ride for the win! I just got back and there was nobody out. It felt good,
Yeah, mountain biking might be a good alternative.
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9,025
Views: 1,037,922
Posted By Ghazmh

we stopped at the remains of that pencil factory...

we stopped at the remains of that pencil factory yesterday!
05-24-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,761
Posted By Nemosengineer

I do his so regularly I'm good at it. ...

I do his so regularly I'm good at it.

https://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss160/Nemosengineer/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-06/20170625_210844.jpg...
05-24-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rider_1

I'm finding it damn near impossible to avoid...

I'm finding it damn near impossible to avoid people. The rail trail 30KM out of town that is usually deserted was packed last week, so I aborted my attempt. I went out at 6:30 in the morning the...
05-24-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By indyfabz

What masks?

What masks?
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,025
Views: 1,037,922
Posted By Jim from Boston

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05-24-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By TakingMyTime

I just think there's going to be a bunch of...

I just think there's going to be a bunch of knuckleheads out on the road this Monday. People seem to be rushing into the "pandemic is over and everything's ok" mode a little faster than I would have...
05-24-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By ooga-booga

was going to drive up to palos verdes peninsula...

was going to drive up to palos verdes peninsula and do a 50-miler since there are precious few holiday destinations (bluff cove, abalone cove) there
but still all the views and coastal feel. somehow...
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