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11-11-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,846
Posted By JBHoren

A school van? If she was on her way to work,...

A school van? If she was on her way to work, during work, or on her way home from work, it's a work-related incident. Go after her employer!
11-10-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By JBHoren

VO "Dajia Cycleworks Far Bar" in 25.4

I'm looking for a handlebar similar to the VO "Dajia Cycleworks Far Bar (https://velo-orange.com/collections/handlebars/products/dajia-cycleworks-far-bar-handlebar)", but in 25.4 (or 26.0) instead of...
11-07-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,972
Posted By JBHoren

All of the above, plus this: Pitlock skewer locks...

All of the above, plus this: Pitlock skewer locks (https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/pitlock.php) for the front/rear wheels and the seat-post binder. Also (assuming the saddle is attached to the seat...
07-03-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,138
Posted By JBHoren

No... not interested in doing so. I like...

No... not interested in doing so. I like "solitary cycling".
02-22-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By JBHoren

Nope -- Strava's a smartphone app. No smartphone...

Nope -- Strava's a smartphone app. No smartphone apps, no Microsoft Windows.



Nope -- not web-based.
02-22-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By JBHoren

Dailymile Replacement

Sadly, the decade-old, web-based logger is history... or will be, come March 20th. It's fortunate that the software includes a download/export facility, with output in CSV format. So, the big...
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By JBHoren

I'm the guy who bought your bike, but I didn't...

I'm the guy who bought your bike, but I didn't run across this thread until yesterday! "With a bit of a mind flip, you're into the time slip"

Still riding it for sport and transport. There have...
01-01-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,240
Posted By JBHoren

Well, that's the problem, innit? I went...

Well, that's the problem, innit?

I went through this 30 years ago, when gasoline-powered motor-scooters "took over" the sidewalks of Tel-Aviv (and everywhere else); ten years later, with motorized...
12-31-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 31,882
Posted By JBHoren

לא דק. If he/Grant was collecting customer...

לא דק. If he/Grant was collecting customer credit/debit-card information and then dunning our accounts, that would be חוצפה; but not this... not when he explained the "what" and "why".

My people...
12-31-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By JBHoren

Canadian Raleigh Headbadge

Did Raleigh affix a headbadge to its Canadian-made frames? If so, was it an English one, an American one(?!), or a generic one? I'm interested in late-1970s.
12-24-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,659
Posted By JBHoren

"Black and white is to photography what make-up is to the drag queen."

Worth reading: The Best and Worst Cycling Photography (https://humancyclist.wordpress.com/2014/05/12/cycling-photography/)
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By JBHoren

From the name of this forum I'll assume that...

From the name of this forum I'll assume that most-if-not-all your riding is on-road. So, I recommend:

Continental "Contact Speed" 700x37...
12-22-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 56,349
Posted By JBHoren

Mars 5/10 (Season One was 8/10, but Season Two is...

Mars 5/10 (Season One was 8/10, but Season Two is so "bang the drum" eco-Left docu-drama that it badly impacts the "Mars" part of the series)
Mr. Inbetween 8/10 (would be higher, but doubling-up...
12-17-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 224,779
Posted By JBHoren

In a theater? Autumn 2004, when my brother and I...

In a theater? Autumn 2004, when my brother and I went to see "I, Robot". It sucked -- the Asimov series (books!) was so much better. At least my brother paid for the tickets.

At home? Last...
12-15-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By JBHoren

I don't use Q/R skewers; I use Pitlocks. ...

I don't use Q/R skewers; I use Pitlocks.

When working on the front of my bike, I "address" it head-on; and, because I'm right-handed, it's more convenient to have the Pitlock device on the...
12-14-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By JBHoren

This ^^^^. Thanks to everyone for their...

This ^^^^.

Thanks to everyone for their replies. I think I'll wrap the bars in black, and leave the brake levers bare and polished. I always wear full-fingered gloves when I ride, so the padding...
12-13-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By JBHoren

Non-Aero Brake Levers and Hoods

In a word, do we like 'em or do we hate 'em?

OK, it's not necessarily those extremes. I'm just wondering if, other than aesthetics, putting hoods on Dia-Compe non-aero brake levers is important...
12-13-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By JBHoren

Look at the back of the seat tube -- the serial...

Look at the back of the seat tube -- the serial number ought to be stamped there.
...
12-12-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By JBHoren

We'll never know. I found one, locally. Thank...

We'll never know. I found one, locally. Thank you, and 3speedslow, for your efforts and willingness to help.
12-11-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By JBHoren

[SOLVED] ISO: Shimano "Tourney" Brake Part (Mounting Hardware)

I'm missing the Square Seating Pad (Rear) (see attachments, below). It's for my 1979 Raleigh-made (Canada) clone of their "Gran Prix", for the Intersport sporting-goods chain. Anyone have a spare?...
09-23-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,706
Posted By JBHoren

TL;DR the dozens of replies. Having said...

TL;DR the dozens of replies.

Having said that, I've been car-free for 6-1/2 years (I used to rent a car for a day, once a year, for heavy/bulky purchases, but haven't done so for 2-1/2 years), and...
10-25-17, 11:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,049
Posted By JBHoren

I don't commute -- I'm retired -- but I'm LCF,...

I don't commute -- I'm retired -- but I'm LCF, with no car and lousy public transportation, and not going out doesn't work 'cuz the food ain't gonna buy itself and walk home to my fridge/pantry. So,...
10-21-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 38,191
Posted By JBHoren

Friday morning, to the supermarket, farmers...

Friday morning, to the supermarket, farmers market, public library, and liquor store -- my regular ערב שבת errands.
07-23-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By JBHoren

WTB: Nitto "Tallux" 120mm 26.0 ID

I moved from stock drop bars to Nitto "Albatross", and need to replace my Nitto "Dirt Drop 10" stem with one that's got a longer extension.
11-23-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,248
Posted By JBHoren

Like the song says: (Otis Redding/Carla Thomas --...

Like the song says: (Otis Redding/Carla Thomas -- "Tramp")

"I got six Cadillacs, five Lincolns, four Fords
Six Mercuries, three T-Birds, Mustangs, ooh, I'm a lover"

source:...
11-21-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,248
Posted By JBHoren

How many are buying cars, and how many are...

How many are buying cars, and how many are getting them from their employers (who lease them) in place of salary?
10-30-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By JBHoren

Obeythoven!

It's that time, again -- "Say It -- Play It -- Enjoy It"

http://straightrazorplace.com/attachments/finer-things-life/248687d1477833825-obeythoven-obeythovenbanner.jpg...
10-26-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,941
Posted By JBHoren

I'm LCF for many years, and the rapidly reducing...

I'm LCF for many years, and the rapidly reducing daylight hours (even here, in South Florida) are a reminder that it's OK to not do everything today -- everything can't be a top-priority task, and...
10-22-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,593
Posted By JBHoren

I think you've shined a spotlight where it needs...

I think you've shined a spotlight where it needs to be. In reply, I buy solely for myself.
10-21-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,593
Posted By JBHoren

2.6 miles each way to the Publix supermarket. I...

2.6 miles each way to the Publix supermarket. I usually stop at the Greenacres Farmers Market on the way back, 'cuz their vegetables are priced substantially lower than those at Publix.
Forum: Commuting
10-15-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,133
Posted By JBHoren

100% !! I've got 1,500 miles on a pair of...

100% !!

I've got 1,500 miles on a pair of them -- 700x42 -- on my 1990 Bianchi Volpe, and they're a sweet ride. I put over 8K miles on Bontrager Satellite Elite Hardcase (700x38), and the ride was...
10-10-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By JBHoren

Sugino XD2 Crank, Triple 46x36x24...

Sugino XD2 Crank, Triple 46x36x24 (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/cr1.htm)
09-23-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By JBHoren

If you use animal-repellent as aftershave, you're...

If you use animal-repellent as aftershave, you're OK.
09-23-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By JBHoren

I've been riding with these (Conti SpeedRide...

I've been riding with these (Conti SpeedRide 700Cx42) on my 1990 Bianchi Volpe for several months -- although, in with-tube mode -- and have managed to put 1,200 on-road miles on them. For...
08-18-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 12,113
Posted By JBHoren

I'm car-free because I'm poor. Period. If I could...

I'm car-free because I'm poor. Period. If I could afford to buy a car, insure it, maintain it, "feed" it, I would; but I can't. So, I ride a bicycle to the supermarket, farmers market, public...
08-18-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,359
Posted By JBHoren

I'm retired, so I don't hafta ride (to work,...

I'm retired, so I don't hafta ride (to work, anyway); but I'm also car-free, so if/when I don't ride, groceries don't get bought, library books don't get checked-out/in, yada-yada-yada. I've got two...
07-02-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,174
Posted By JBHoren

ROTFL!! No, but if you attribute it to Islam...

ROTFL!! No, but if you attribute it to Islam (which you did, as the OP for this sub-thread...
07-02-16, 10:44 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,174
Posted By JBHoren

It's from the Torah (Deuteronomy 20:19-20). The...

It's from the Torah (Deuteronomy 20:19-20). The prohibition is against cutting down fruit-bearing trees, in time of war (when laying siege to an enemy city). As with so many other things, Islam (like...
07-01-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 31,061
Posted By JBHoren

Ref: Living Car Free "Zombie" threads have...

Ref: Living Car Free

"Zombie" threads have suddenly begun appearing in LCF. Specifically, 26" Slicks (http://www.bikeforums.net/living-car-free/1060974-26-slicks.html) and Converting Mountain Bike...
06-30-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,269
Posted By JBHoren

Mods: Looks like this post wandered-off from its...

Mods: Looks like this post wandered-off from its yard -- can someone help it get back home?
06-26-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By JBHoren

Walz caps offer theirs in S/M and L/XL sizes. See...

Walz caps offer theirs in S/M and L/XL sizes. See their web site for sizing measurements.
06-26-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By JBHoren

This one.

This one.
06-19-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By JBHoren

It seems that many people ride bicycles that are...

It seems that many people ride bicycles that are too small for them, and end-up having overly-exposed seat posts and handlebar stems. I prefer a larger frame, which usually results in a less-exposed...
06-19-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,293
Posted By JBHoren

One man's Utopia is another man's dystopia. ...

One man's Utopia is another man's dystopia.

I don't like "package deals", and I'm wary of "one size fits most" cycling caps.

I like car-free cities, transporting goods and people by rail,...
06-18-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,605
Posted By JBHoren

Just to note, this is an interesting and...

Just to note, this is an interesting and informative thread (made all the more so by the uniformly high level of discourse). Thanks to the OP and to all contributors.
06-16-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By JBHoren

Valve Stem Cores [Schrader]

It took me a few years to get a handle on using tire levers properly, and a couple of more to discover the advantages of folding tires over wire-bead. Still, I get the occasional rear-tire "flat",...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,589
Posted By JBHoren

I had a Cateye "Strada" wireless, which I used...

I had a Cateye "Strada" wireless, which I used for five years without any problems; now, I use a Cateye "Padrone" -- also without any problems. I'm still using the sensor unit from the "Strada" -- if...
06-11-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,563
Posted By JBHoren

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
06-11-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 127,697
Posted By JBHoren

Hunter Canadian Rye Whiskey -- $18.99 for a...

Hunter Canadian Rye Whiskey -- $18.99 for a 1.75-liter bottle, at ABC Liquors.
http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-137288250956011/canadian-hunter-rye-whiskey-1-75l-15.jpg
06-10-16, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By JBHoren

I'd like to add my vote to Obama's...

I'd like to add my vote to Obama's wantonly-wasteful "Car Allowance Rebate System" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car_Allowance_Rebate_System) (aka C.A.R.S.), -- but universally referred-to as "Cash...
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