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07-04-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By woodcraft

It's to hold full-length housings. Not a bad...

It's to hold full-length housings. Not a bad thing, it works.
07-04-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By woodcraft

This guy broke the chain. ...

This guy broke the chain.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCLvqN9kwuo
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 230
Posted By woodcraft

Clear, effective & concise- thanks!

Clear, effective & concise- thanks!
07-03-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 146,856
Posted By woodcraft

Or just skip forward to where you take them off...

Or just skip forward to where you take them off because of the annoying noise and no detectable benefit.
07-03-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By woodcraft

I used those or like that for a while, & AIR they...

I used those or like that for a while, & AIR they were so light that they didn't hang consistently,

making clipping in more of a bother.

I think those have roller bearings, & cleaning &...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By woodcraft

That's as fast as the fastest group ride around...

That's as fast as the fastest group ride around here, with roughly the same climbing,

so you would either be leading a group of whippet-thin, high mileage hotheads,

or something about your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By woodcraft

No, but it's possible to plot a route on RWGPS...

No, but it's possible to plot a route on RWGPS and have it make some pretty random jumps while you're working on it.
06-30-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,886
Posted By woodcraft

The beating of straw men will continue until...

The beating of straw men will continue until morale improves.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19,479
Views: 4,103,572
Posted By woodcraft

"Hell of the North" tire 28mm- actually more like...

"Hell of the North" tire 28mm- actually more like 27mm. Should be about like Pave for 3x the price.

The two for $9 neoprene bag has been road tested & is performing beautifully- quiet, not...
06-29-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By woodcraft

Don't use a torch.

Don't use a torch.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 753
Posted By woodcraft

Congrats! That's fast especially considering...

Congrats! That's fast especially considering that there must be a lot of traffic controls.
06-29-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By woodcraft

Here's a few more for the memory lane trip- Look,...

Here's a few more for the memory lane trip- Look, Life, '66 & '69. Lots of cigarette ads.

I got Boy's Life, but pretty dull as I recall- got more out of Mad magazine.

...
06-29-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By woodcraft

This thread title is better...

This thread title is better...
06-29-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By woodcraft

Makes sense, if the rim was bent, more and uneven...

Makes sense, if the rim was bent, more and uneven spoke tension is needed to pull it back into line.

From the bike shop's end, they don't want to promise more than they can deliver.

At worst,...
06-29-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By woodcraft

What about the saddle- should that be thrown away?

What about the saddle- should that be thrown away?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By woodcraft

I use liquid electrical tape.

I use liquid electrical tape.
06-28-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,196
Posted By woodcraft

Hard to see how that could be a first- it's...

Hard to see how that could be a first- it's common in my area.

If it was a cyclist passing, they would do that, right? Just add a massive dose of testosterone.

I've been passed at +40 or 50...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,904
Posted By woodcraft

I just did a long-ish ride, for my sad state of...

I just did a long-ish ride, for my sad state of fitness- 6 hrs moving time.

Mainly focused on keeping the HR to modest levels, and looked at power only to not go at all high. No efforts on hills....
06-27-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By woodcraft

Sqirtdad's link has an adjustable mount, 'tho...

Sqirtdad's link has an adjustable mount, 'tho those are excessively bright IMO.

I'd also be concerned about the light possibly rotating into the spokes, & a bit of aero penalty.
06-26-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By woodcraft

Thank you for clarifying that point.

Thank you for clarifying that point.
06-26-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By woodcraft

If it's a wall hanger, then definitely get butyl...

If it's a wall hanger, then definitely get butyl tubes, & inflate once a month instead of every few days.
06-26-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By woodcraft

Mostly folks attach it to seatstay so that...

Mostly folks attach it to seatstay so that drivers can't see it much, but passing birds can.

More of a dull idea, IMO.
06-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By woodcraft

Fiber-grip stuff is not automatically needed for...

Fiber-grip stuff is not automatically needed for CF parts-

use it there's an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 753
Posted By woodcraft

Now that sounds like uncharted territory.

Now that sounds like uncharted territory.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By woodcraft

Quality is overrated. Nowadays perfectly...

Quality is overrated. Nowadays perfectly machined and finished stuff is everywhere.

Many antiques are valued (or were before the bottom fell out) for their imperfection- chairs were made because...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 753
Posted By woodcraft

Quite a few folks use simple little packs on DC...

Quite a few folks use simple little packs on DC rides for clothing, etc..

Handlebar bag is a classic solution especially if you need to carry a lot of food.

I've done up to 140 miles with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,104
Posted By woodcraft

How long of rides, & how hard are you working? ...

How long of rides, & how hard are you working?

Pushing on the pedals is a lot of what keeps weight off the hands.

Not much room to get more upright or shorten reach, so that leaves

beach...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By woodcraft

Seems like the longer wheelbase would make a...

Seems like the longer wheelbase would make a difference.

Have you tried lining them up side-by-side?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By woodcraft

It's a different bike for a different purpose-...

It's a different bike for a different purpose- why do you want the exact same fit?

Beyond that, wouldn't it be easier to get a longer stem than to replace the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,343
Posted By woodcraft

Very sorry to hear this.

Very sorry to hear this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 951
Posted By woodcraft

If you've been riding regularly for a year,...

If you've been riding regularly for a year, shouldn't need anything for a couple of hours ride.

If there's issues, check laundry detergent, lack of getting the shorts clean (I used to hand wash,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By woodcraft

It's a contraction of my contractor business...

It's a contraction of my contractor business name. My last name is Wood.

Recent projects- before & almost after. Fireplace mantle - paint grade.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By woodcraft

Possibly the cable is routed the wrong way around...

Possibly the cable is routed the wrong way around the pinch bolt.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19,479
Views: 4,103,572
Posted By woodcraft

Well not really a purchase, as it was free,...

Well not really a purchase, as it was free, roadside- CX tire.


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_2287_1__dfc73ba34a2e67e250d03d065d2547c70e4aa63d.jpg
06-23-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By woodcraft

Haven't gained weight, in fact shed the few...

Haven't gained weight, in fact shed the few winter pounds,

but loss of motivational group rides and general staying-at-home

has resulting in slacking and low miles.
06-23-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By woodcraft

:beer:

:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 928
Posted By woodcraft

Those are pricey places that you're looking. ...

Those are pricey places that you're looking.

https://www.yoeleobike.com/disc-brake-road-wheelset-58mm-sat-c58-road-db-std.html

Personally, I've done well in the $200- $250 price range, used,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 928
Posted By woodcraft

Technically sound, but economically little to be...

Technically sound, but economically little to be gained from buying a single wheel

over a set.
06-22-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By woodcraft

I have a friend who had her bike stolen from the...

I have a friend who had her bike stolen from the roof rack

at work parking. I think she keeps it in the car now.
06-22-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 146,856
Posted By woodcraft

I ordered one of those as I had a gift...

I ordered one of those as I had a gift certificate to use up. More than I usually pay for tires,

but should be good for the winter/foul weather set up.


Have you got a padlock on that fence?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,904
Posted By woodcraft

For a long ride, avoid "burning matches"- take it...

For a long ride, avoid "burning matches"- take it easy up the hills, don't get out of breath.

Riding slow just means more hours in the saddle (for given distance).

Remember to drink, eat, &...
06-22-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By woodcraft

AFAIK, thru-axle post-dates 11 speed, and there...

AFAIK, thru-axle post-dates 11 speed, and there is no 10 speed-only thru-axle hub.
06-22-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By woodcraft

Get the loop in the chain below the chainrings. ...

Get the loop in the chain below the chainrings. Then rotate the derailler cage against the spring tension and the loop in the chain should come out.

The wheel cogs go in front of the derailler,...
06-21-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,621
Posted By woodcraft

The change gives up too much on the high end for...

The change gives up too much on the high end for the extra low gear IMO-

it can't be all uphill where you live.
06-20-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 771
Posted By woodcraft

You would be hard pressed to damage that with a...

You would be hard pressed to damage that with a hammer and anvil- a few extra kns won't matter.

Clearly it's a tight fit, & wrapping some sandpaper around a dowel and removing the burrs

from...
06-20-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By woodcraft

Nice. Tyvek works well to cover the...

Nice.

Tyvek works well to cover the insulation...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By woodcraft

Happy 5,000th post to meee

On this notable occasion, I'd like to thank all of you

for making BF such an entertaining and educational place.

:beer:
06-17-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By woodcraft

Sell it or keep it for commuting, and get the...

Sell it or keep it for commuting, and get the Allez.

Changing to drop bars means new shifters, stem, various compatibility problems and frame geometry issues.

If you get more interested in...
06-17-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,995
Posted By woodcraft

This puts more weight on the hands & will make it...

This puts more weight on the hands & will make it harder to drink from a bottle.

Doesn't sound like a great position for a beginning cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,361
Posted By woodcraft

I've had that happen (only trashed the RD, hanger...

I've had that happen (only trashed the RD, hanger & chain).

It doesn't take much, & could happen to anyone. Little need to look for obscure operator/shop/manufacturer error IMO.

Don't see any...
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