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12-06-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... So, for Lithium devices, I suppose that...

Hmmm...
So, for Lithium devices, I suppose that brings up the question. If it will pump up a car tire, what is needed for a bike tire.
...
12-06-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,918
Posted By CliffordK

Can I get gold anodized titanium water bottle...

Can I get gold anodized titanium water bottle cage bolts?
...
12-06-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By CliffordK

I've used a number of cigarette lighter based...

I've used a number of cigarette lighter based pumps. Sorry, I can't say the brands.

I have tried larger battery pack/jump start pumps. They work OK as long as the battery doesn't go dead....
12-06-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,027
Posted By CliffordK

There is also Trek/Bontrager Wave Cell. Plus...

There is also Trek/Bontrager Wave Cell.

Plus helmet mounted lights.

I also find that the pads wear out every year or two, and are not necessarily easy to source. Perhaps by design. I avoid...
12-06-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By CliffordK

I've referred to this page many times, and it...

I've referred to this page many times, and it appears to be slowly updated to current standards.

https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Bicycles/Maintenance_and_Repair/Gear-changing_Dimensions

I hadn't...
12-06-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 101
Posted By CliffordK

I don't like to do it, but I've come off a curb...

I don't like to do it, but I've come off a curb on occasion. I don't like to hop up, but a good bunny hop should do the trick. Even for MTBs, apparently one doesn't hit curbs like a sack of potatoes,...
12-06-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By CliffordK

I've used them off and on with my vehicles. A...

I've used them off and on with my vehicles. A floor pump is quicker and easier than popping the hood of the vehicle, plugging it in, dealing with cords, etc.

However, they can be handy for kid's...
12-06-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By CliffordK

Bianchigirll? Perhaps try some not so blurry...

Bianchigirll?

Perhaps try some not so blurry images of the whole frame & all the lugs. Paint? Tubing Decals? Logos?
12-06-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By CliffordK

Unless someone was playing it fast and loose with...

Unless someone was playing it fast and loose with the nubers, there was also only one with serial number 5000. And, only one with the number 3,286. :foo:
12-06-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 809
Posted By CliffordK

Looks bent to me :crash: It would seem like...

Looks bent to me :crash:

It would seem like the choice is if the bike is actually at home, then pull the fork, lay it on a flat surface. Prop up the steer tube so it is parallel, and see what it...
12-06-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By CliffordK

Whew... those are definitely LOW NUMBERS... at...

Whew... those are definitely LOW NUMBERS... at least by E-Bay standards. :crash:
12-06-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, so 001 is too hot to handle... if one ends up...

Oh, so 001 is too hot to handle... if one ends up with that one, build it into a bike as quickly as possible, then don't tell anybody where it came from.

002... Oh... would that be like like...
12-06-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By CliffordK

Does Germany also restrict flashers? I've...

Does Germany also restrict flashers?

I've found good prices here, and it might be a good place to start.

https://www.bike-discount.de/

Especially on things like Generators and Accessories....
12-06-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By CliffordK

I haven't paid attention to the serial number. ...

I haven't paid attention to the serial number.

However, perhaps having the number indicates a boxed set, rather than pieced together from stuff off of E-Bay, or perhaps even, clones.

Would...
12-06-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

There have been plenty of photos of lug failures...

There have been plenty of photos of lug failures posted here on BikeForums. I believe examples of failures at just about all main joints.

But, I was wondering a bit about brazing.

I had...
12-06-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 167,139
Posted By CliffordK

My kitten is still growing, so she gets all the...

My kitten is still growing, so she gets all the dry she can eat, and gets it spiked with moist a few times a day. She is pretty good at paying attention to me, but ohhh... she likes a bite of good...
Forum: Europe
12-05-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By CliffordK

We do (or did) have a Saudi member. You'd think...

We do (or did) have a Saudi member. You'd think that they'd block any admission that people can move without a gas guzzler.
12-05-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

Are the front and rear dropouts different enough...

Are the front and rear dropouts different enough to want to have a different dropout for the front vs rear?

If I was doing it, probably 1 tool for all.

The chain would be a fun way to connect...
12-05-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

Front wheel and rear wheel. And, probably yes,...

Front wheel and rear wheel.
And, probably yes, 2 or 3... plus a few spares for the ones that get lost. The two sides would need to be rather independent, although perhaps could be tied together...
12-05-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 302
Posted By CliffordK

Quick buttons for editing. It would be nice...

Quick buttons for editing.

It would be nice to have a button for every BB code. Unfortunately we seem to have lost a few buttons.

No buttons for:

..., ..., ..., etc.
.... This is actually...
12-05-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

Here are a couple of screen-caps from the video. ...

Here are a couple of screen-caps from the video.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1343x834/80-separatedframe_1053b24c94b6aee17c25046e12baebffb0bee8b7.jpg

A very clean tear...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-05-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 936
Posted By CliffordK

I think we're getting off of the rack topic a...

I think we're getting off of the rack topic a bit. :foo:

But, there is a Bike Friday Tikit (different bikes) hiding in each of these photos, for about 150 mile rides.
...
12-05-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 696
Posted By CliffordK

It has been a few years, but I've sprained a few...

It has been a few years, but I've sprained a few ankles, banged ankles, hyper-extended elbows, whatnot. They always seem to take an ungodly long time to heal completely.

There should be some...
12-05-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

Time to add Lawyer Lips and Locking Washers. :)

Time to add Lawyer Lips and Locking Washers. :)
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By CliffordK

I realize that your bike likely works well for...

I realize that your bike likely works well for you, and at this point, is relatively cheap. However, I'd encourage you to look at electric bikes and trikes. Starting should not be an issue.

Most...
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By CliffordK

justme632000, I'm having troubles...

justme632000,

I'm having troubles envisioning your bike, or how you're starting it. Why don't you upload some photos, or a diagram to your album page:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/509679
12-04-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By CliffordK

That is where the current message attachments go...

That is where the current message attachments go (thus finding photos that newbies didn't know existed). But, it is also an album. In my case, I've created several albums to help sort my photos.
...
12-04-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By CliffordK

Didn't you say that you had turned off some of...

Didn't you say that you had turned off some of your notifications. Perhaps I should just put BikeForums on ignore :eek:

Or, automatically send all BikeForum messages to their own folder in my...
12-04-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

If it is homebuilt, there may not be an easy...

If it is homebuilt, there may not be an easy answer.

One could use it to protect dropouts from a knurled skewer during building, but then why not just find non-knurled skewer :foo:

I'm leaning...
12-04-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By CliffordK

It should be 5 posts a day until you reach > 10...

It should be 5 posts a day until you reach > 10 posts. You're awfully close!!!

But, if say you only post 2 posts the first day, then you still only get 5 the second day (7 total).

The tech...
12-04-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By CliffordK

There are 3 types of notifications. Reply...

There are 3 types of notifications.

Reply to subscribed thread.
Quoted Text
Mention


A quote or mention is often a better way to get a person's attention than simply replying to a thread....
12-04-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 143
Posted By CliffordK

The exception was the old method of attachments...

The exception was the old method of attachments using the paper clip "attach" which fortunately still seem to be on the server, but one no longer can add to it, at least not with the current editor....
12-04-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 143
Posted By CliffordK

There is supposed to be a daily posting limit for...

There is supposed to be a daily posting limit for newbies of 5 posts per day for the fist (5/10/unlimited) posts. I think taking 3 days to get past 10.

This is also why the Newbies have so many...
12-04-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

Anybody know when Campagnolo started stamping...

Anybody know when Campagnolo started stamping their chain plates?

The rear dropout appears to have been clamped by a skewer multiple times, but I don't see any signs of brazing.

Perhaps this...
12-04-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 143
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, I was able to report one of the passport SCAM...

Ok, I was able to report one of the passport SCAM posts:

Passport SCAM...
12-04-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

Somebody having fun? It doesn't appear to me...

Somebody having fun?

It doesn't appear to me to have any specific use with bicycles, but I do wonder if somebody built it as a custom wrench for something, possibly not even bike related.
...
12-04-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 209
Posted By CliffordK

Manchester RV Tank, 26 gallons, $70 ...

Manchester RV Tank, 26 gallons, $70

https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/pts/d/beaverton-manchester-rv-propane-frame/7028466187.html

It looks a bit dirty. Talk to your vendor that you could get...
12-04-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 209
Posted By CliffordK

Ahh, so propane cylinders are different than...

Ahh, so propane cylinders are different than compressed gas cylinders.

But that also brings up another point. There are small horizontal propane cylinders.

What about forklift tanks that are...
12-04-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 143
Posted By CliffordK

When you click on the red button...

When you click on the red button (https://www.bikeforums.net/images/buttons/report.gif), there are no visible hyperlinks.

One can, of course, still send a PM to one's favorite moderator.
...
12-04-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 143
Posted By CliffordK

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12-04-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 209
Posted By CliffordK

There is the rocket concern of a broken valve...

There is the rocket concern of a broken valve which one does have to be aware of..

But, I believe acetylene is the only gas that is dissolved in acetone, and I believe also has some kind of a foam...
12-04-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

I have noticed that several cheaper off-road...

I have noticed that several cheaper off-road frames have gussets that the All City Bikes seem to lack.
12-04-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: The government will likely be on the hook...

:foo:
The government will likely be on the hook for a substantial portion of his medical and living expenses if he doesn't collect it from a private party.

It is quite possible that if Ronnie...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By CliffordK

I'm not sure there is any way to...

I'm not sure there is any way to non-destructively test it. Or that one would wish to ride it after testing for fear that the test itself could do more harm than simply using it.
...
12-03-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 209
Posted By CliffordK

I'm not big on cross-posting, but you might try...

I'm not big on cross-posting, but you might try the Framebuilder's Subforum (https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/). They would be the crowd that may have encountered the issue.

Are you using...
12-03-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

This will be one to check back on in a few...

This will be one to check back on in a few months, if there is a followup with more video and crash reconstruction.

Could he have clipped his handlebars on a post, driving himself into a sharp...
12-03-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By CliffordK

I try to ignore people yelling, whatever. And,...

I try to ignore people yelling, whatever. And, for the most part, it is a vast minority of drivers.

A horn is hard to interpret.

There is a point of slowing down and "Sharing the Road"...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, you can add some complex curves to chainstays...

Oh, you can add some complex curves to chainstays for tire/crank clearance, although you still have the same Q-Factor and width restrictions.

Yokes?
...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By CliffordK

I've seen what looked like round stays on cheaper...

I've seen what looked like round stays on cheaper department store bikes from years past. Sears? Dutchess?

However, I agree with dsaul, that the vertical orientation gives the best strength, plus...
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