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03-10-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,623
Posted By ArmChairRider

Excerpt from Moby Dick "The White Whale swam...

Excerpt from Moby Dick
"The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating them. All that maddens and torments, all that...
03-07-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,214
Posted By ArmChairRider

Lookin'good! :thumb:

Lookin'good!
:thumb:
03-07-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By ArmChairRider

I lay down on my left side, feet slightly...

I lay down on my left side, feet slightly elevated by a wedge shaped pillow, knees bent to a comfortable position, feet crossed over sometimes. Very comfortable and less pain from my feet draining. I...
03-05-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,726
Posted By ArmChairRider

You could survive on Brownies. ...

You could survive on Brownies.

https://youtu.be/p6HHA4y6G5g
03-05-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,726
Posted By ArmChairRider

I thought you would be on this lickety-split.

I thought you would be on this lickety-split.
03-05-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,726
Posted By ArmChairRider

Watch out for flying monkeys.

Watch out for flying monkeys.
03-04-19, 11:20 AM
03-04-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,214
Posted By ArmChairRider

Yowzer! It's the Montauk Beast or a snakehead...

Yowzer!
It's the Montauk Beast or a snakehead fish!
I kinda thought it was going to go downhill, but had no idea it would be that fast.
Thanks for the update.
Looking forward to the update with...
03-01-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By ArmChairRider

That's great. I hope they got one for you. "...

That's great. I hope they got one for you.

" post crash that increased the trail .. as would reversing the fork, backwards.. "

Yup, I wanted to increase the trail. I don't ride fast enough to...
02-28-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By ArmChairRider

Oh okay, I didn't see the offset. Seems like that...

Oh okay, I didn't see the offset. Seems like that would put more stress on the head tube.
...
'fraid I'm scarred forever by an errant calculator I was using 3 years ago.
When I found out it was...
02-28-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By ArmChairRider

I'm sure some people wake up everyday with the...

I'm sure some people wake up everyday with the idea of turning chicken fat into grease without realizing the consequences.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-1csEvOmLM&feature=youtu.be
02-28-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By ArmChairRider

The bike is already a road bike as is. But a...

The bike is already a road bike as is.
But a review said the steering is a "bit relaxed for some"....
02-28-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,885
Posted By ArmChairRider

There looks like a quarter sized circle where the...

There looks like a quarter sized circle where the lighted part of the frame meets the shadowed part.
Bondo?
02-28-19, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By ArmChairRider

Decides to leak 3 days later? Borrowed time. ...

Decides to leak 3 days later?
Borrowed time.
Sealant must be old.
02-27-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,214
Posted By ArmChairRider

A two part spray can paint is a novel idea. I...

A two part spray can paint is a novel idea.
I done a search at that Amazon site for "bare metal" and came up with 4 reviews. One seemed to definitely talk about spraying a bare metal motorcycle gas...
02-27-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,214
Posted By ArmChairRider

People paint their front doors of their homes...

People paint their front doors of their homes with polyurethane. If it is facing the sun then the paint yellows, bubbles and cracks. Pain to sand off.
...
02-27-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,761
Posted By ArmChairRider

The guy got in office by being a lying toady...

The guy got in office by being a lying toady pretender with all the key buzz words.
Surprise NC!
Plastic straws are next.
Maybe he'll be 'Morning Schmoes" next love interest.
02-26-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,503
Posted By ArmChairRider

Maybe put a bridge rectifier between the output...

Maybe put a bridge rectifier between the output of the hub and the light for DC power.
02-26-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,970
Posted By ArmChairRider

The xylene smell never goes away.

The xylene smell never goes away.
02-26-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By ArmChairRider

I injured my pride not too long ago. :cry: Oh...

I injured my pride not too long ago.
:cry:
Oh okay I got one, I laid my Guam bomb down at Anderson. Something about the algae on the shell stuck in the asphalt was to make my knee a part of the...
02-22-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,600
Posted By ArmChairRider

If it glued on by gummy stuff then maybe use some...

If it glued on by gummy stuff then maybe use some imitation banana extract to loosen it. I don't know what it would do to the paint though.
02-22-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,067
Posted By ArmChairRider

Looks like a Vegas cop bike.

Looks like a Vegas cop bike.
02-21-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,600
Posted By ArmChairRider

If the owner is a psychiatrist then I wouldn't...

If the owner is a psychiatrist then I wouldn't mention it, lest they point out the problem is yours.
02-20-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,558
Posted By ArmChairRider

Nahh, it's too thin, it'll drip out. I made some...

Nahh, it's too thin, it'll drip out. I made some grease that was pastier than assembly lube. It dripped out.
02-20-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,119
Posted By ArmChairRider

Put some ape hanger handlebars on it. That way...

Put some ape hanger handlebars on it. That way you'll be able to straighten out your back for leisure riding and the bike will look bigger.
02-19-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,684
Posted By ArmChairRider

You might be on to something there. Maybe the...

You might be on to something there. Maybe the lubrication in the chain that is not being used has time to reflow around the pins. I would however measure the chain again after a short ride. What...
02-19-19, 03:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,138
Posted By ArmChairRider

Reminds me of "Missing 411" and Rusty Wood's You...

Reminds me of "Missing 411" and Rusty Wood's You tube series on people that have gone missing in the parks.
02-17-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By ArmChairRider

[QUOTE=408mopar;20799660]I'm also a rookie when...

[QUOTE=408mopar;20799660]I'm also a rookie when it comes to truing wheels. I've only done three, so I'm most likely more lucky than good, lol.
...QUOTE]

That is the thing about trueing one's own...
02-17-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By ArmChairRider

LOL First time I ever thought that spoke...

LOL
First time I ever thought that spoke nipples could be third base.
I'm almost certain Scotty, the engineer of the Star Trek Enterprise, has had some intimate moments with the warp drives.
02-17-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By ArmChairRider

Spray some Liquid Wrench on it and tap it. Keep...

Spray some Liquid Wrench on it and tap it.
Keep trying to loosen the bolt normally.
If it still hasn't come off by the next day then place a 2x4 underneath the pedal and put the hex wrench in the...
02-17-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By ArmChairRider

That's a leading phrase if I've ever saw one. ...

That's a leading phrase if I've ever saw one.

(just kidding around)
;)
02-17-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By ArmChairRider

Use talcum powder to highlight and keep track of...

Use talcum powder to highlight and keep track of high sides and run out. De-stress the spokes every time an adjustment is made.
02-17-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By ArmChairRider

Maybe try this. Wrap toilet paper around the...

Maybe try this.
Wrap toilet paper around the wedge a lot but leave some room so it can slide in. Then soak the TP in oil. (Gonna get messy).
Then slide it in the hole and tighten it down. Test it...
02-14-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,660
Posted By ArmChairRider

The tube is toast. If all else fails for the tire...

The tube is toast. If all else fails for the tire then get a tube of Shoe Goo at WalMart and use only it to patch the tire. Put it in the hole in the tire and wipe off the excess. Put the tire aside...
Forum: Southeast
02-14-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 393,463
Posted By ArmChairRider

That B n B stuff can tire anyone out. Had a few...

That B n B stuff can tire anyone out. Had a few myself...hurricane refugees, PCS to Korea and just plain had to move...all that stayed here were friends of course.

It has been a while since I've...
02-14-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,602
Posted By ArmChairRider

Tan one. Easy access. Fenders keep you and your...

Tan one. Easy access. Fenders keep you and your basket and rack clean. Looks like the handlebar can be raised considerably higher for a leisure heads up style of riding.
09-12-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

The sacrificial donor metal I have weighs 2.4...

The sacrificial donor metal I have weighs 2.4 ounces.
It isn't covering up the bottom bracket drain hole, it is behind my kickstand.
All that matters is if there is a voltage potential.
Boats...
09-12-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

The condenser coils are dry with the exception of...

The condenser coils are dry with the exception of rain and condensation while not operating. Any outside condensation on the condenser coils is quickly dried up when the air conditioner starts to...
09-11-16, 09:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

America's leading HVAC specialists are using...

America's leading HVAC specialists are using sacrificial donor metals on their heat pumps and air conditioners up and down the south east coast to South Carolina's coast.
Carrier
American Air And...
09-10-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

In case you missed it. ...

In case you missed it.
http://www.bikeforums.net/19045766-post24.html


Also a meniscus doesn't take into account paint flakes, grease and all kinds of nature happening.


By the way, they are...
09-10-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

:) It is evolving. I don't want to start another...

:) It is evolving. I don't want to start another moment in the forum with my 'pastie' crown race.
Coming from 72.5 to 70.5 degrees in Head Tube Angle (relative to the ground) appears to make quite a...
09-10-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

Does a sacrificial donor metal work in humid...

Does a sacrificial donor metal work in humid salty air?
Some people seem to think so.



Jesse thinks it is pretty straightforward
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIEW49JHK0k

(Seems like...
09-09-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

That's not what I saw when I started with a small...

That's not what I saw when I started with a small drill bit.
Guess you can tell that to the pro-cyclist that have a gaping screen at the bottom of their bottom bracket.


The proof of concept of...
09-09-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,619
Posted By ArmChairRider

When I was a kid, the only time I purposely...

When I was a kid, the only time I purposely headed off on my bike knowing I would get rained on was to check my hooks.
09-09-16, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,122
Posted By ArmChairRider

That's great. Not everyday someone can bring a...

That's great.
Not everyday someone can bring a nostalgic item of their life back to life.
Hope your charger works.
Yumm, crunchy fudge covered grahams.
09-09-16, 01:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

I found the hole size needed in the bottom...

I found the hole size needed in the bottom bracket to break the surface tension of hard water in the hole to be of informational value. It could take hours in a humid climate for that to finally get...
09-09-16, 01:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

Sorry about my camera prowess. The 'cooling...

Sorry about my camera prowess.
The 'cooling fin' is a small chunk of magnesium that will corrode and setup a voltage potential to protect my frame.
09-09-16, 01:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

It is a sacrificial piece of metal. Martyr...

It is a sacrificial piece of metal.
Martyr Anodes CM873395M Volvo Penta DPS S Anode, Magnesium
by Martyr Anodes
Link: https://amzn.com/B007D292ZC


It will corrode setting up...
09-08-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By ArmChairRider

"Nonsense, never mind. " Obviously you...

"Nonsense, never mind. "


Obviously you are a premier leading conversationalist.
My apologies.
Forum: Southeast
09-08-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 73,600
Posted By ArmChairRider

Dealing with pain is exhausting.

Dealing with pain is exhausting.
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