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08-14-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,088
Posted By seamuis

bias confirmation? Lol, mate, you laid out an...

bias confirmation? Lol, mate, you laid out an opinion that was blatantly emotional and completely unfounded by anything revealed in the article. Since you donít know her, her family or who she was...
08-14-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,088
Posted By seamuis

If you race bicycles at the highest level, Iíll...

If you race bicycles at the highest level, Iíll call you a professional cyclist. Anyone else that doesnít get paid is just a cyclist. Since we werenít discussing anyone that gets paid to be a...
08-14-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,088
Posted By seamuis

problem is that you have assumed she was trying...

problem is that you have assumed she was trying to make a specific point. Adding the qualifier ďin my opinionĒ, doesnít really change the fact that youíve based your stance and thusly a negative...
08-13-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,088
Posted By seamuis

oversized helmet goes on newborn baby, duh.

oversized helmet goes on newborn baby, duh.
08-13-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,902
Posted By seamuis

What are you running that has a schrader valve...

What are you running that has a schrader valve and needs 100+ PSI?
08-13-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,029
Posted By seamuis

Iím no expert because I donít use a trainer, but...

Iím no expert because I donít use a trainer, but Iíve a few mates that do, and have rub into similar issues. So Iíll throw my hat into the ring for heat stress. That seems the most likely, and it can...
08-13-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,088
Posted By seamuis

Iíll continue to subscribe to the notion that...

Iíll continue to subscribe to the notion that anyone who rides a bicycle, is a cyclist, since separating us into useless groups doesnít help us or mean anything worth talking about. But I will say,...
08-09-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,342
Posted By seamuis

im aware that the inner size is standard, but...

im aware that the inner size is standard, but that severely limits it already, then itís size makes it impossible to protect your wheels or even a wheel. But just think for a second, for a bike thief...
08-09-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,342
Posted By seamuis

Lol, this is beyond parody. Besides, as already...

Lol, this is beyond parody. Besides, as already mentioned, anything small enough for this thing to fit around could easily be cut instead, by the angle grinder, rendering this thing completely...
08-07-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By seamuis

1. How long I’ve been here, isnt relevant to...

1. How long I’ve been here, isnt relevant to anything. But since you brought it up I’ve been here nearly two years and I have more posts than you. Or is your math and logic as pathetic as your...
08-07-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,180
Posted By seamuis

Swept back-no rise (VO porteur) on my daily...

Swept back-no rise (VO porteur) on my daily rider, drops on my tourer/road bike (nitto/riv noodle mod. 177) and a set of swept back risers (nitto/riv billie bar) on my pashley.

ive never had a set...
08-07-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By seamuis

no mistaken implications and no need for any...

no mistaken implications and no need for any apology of sorts. Itís a worthwhile conversation. My only point is that most of the time, people buy tires based on a specific size and manufacturers...
08-07-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By seamuis

I donít know what material Langster forks are...

I donít know what material Langster forks are made from, but I would be hesitant to suggest taking a file to the crown. Not saying it canít be done safely, just be cautious. Your rim width plays a...
08-07-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By seamuis

Your rim width plays such a huge part in this...

Your rim width plays such a huge part in this equation, Iím not sure itís fair to say any brand does or doesnít run Ďtrue to sizeí unless they go so far as to list widths for various rim width...
08-06-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,211
Posted By seamuis

What?

What?
08-02-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,819
Posted By seamuis

keep the rubber side up.

keep the rubber side up.
08-02-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,819
Posted By seamuis

I actually donít care if it falls apart under...

I actually donít care if it falls apart under you, itís your choice to ride a structurally unsound frame. I was just pointing out the obvious.
08-01-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By seamuis

glad you had a positive experience. Happy riding,...

glad you had a positive experience. Happy riding, cheers.
08-01-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,819
Posted By seamuis

not onto anything thatís intelligent or remotely...

not onto anything thatís intelligent or remotely safe.
07-31-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By seamuis

There are a few things you can do: 1. Clean the...

There are a few things you can do:
1. Clean the wheels brake tracks on the sidewalls with scotchbrite. The brake track can get gummed up with road grime and brake pad residue.
2. Take some medium...
07-30-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By seamuis

no doubt that Quality is well out of the way for...

no doubt that Quality is well out of the way for most people in the city, but they deal more in your type of bicycle. I visit Perry often, they are an excellent shop, but they are performance...
07-30-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By seamuis

they are a great shop, but for your case I would...

they are a great shop, but for your case I would recommend you visit another shop, such as Quality Bicycle on 1127 East Montgomery Cross Roads. Perry Rubber focuses much more on racing bicycles. They...
07-29-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By seamuis

I think the smartest thing to do from the point...

I think the smartest thing to do from the point of safety and financially is to replace the wheels entirely. As said above, your wheels likely werenít expected to do as many miles as you put on them....
07-26-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By seamuis

The list would actually be quite long id think,...

The list would actually be quite long id think, especially if we arenít sticking to a size or max possible size, to narrow it down. Pretty much anything from Grand Bois and Compass/Renť Herse. Soma...
07-25-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By seamuis

When replacing rear sprockets of any type, you...

When replacing rear sprockets of any type, you should always replace your chain at the same time. This is most likely the cause of your Ďgrindingí noise or sensation. You should never pair a worn...
07-25-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,040
Posted By seamuis

the forum reflects the world at large, which is...

the forum reflects the world at large, which is that most cycling is done on paved roads and in cities and towns. Itís just a fact, not anything particular to the forum.

as far as the discussion...
07-25-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,040
Posted By seamuis

exactly this. If you Ďpanicí Brake and end up...

exactly this. If you Ďpanicí Brake and end up locking up the front wheel without shifting your weight, it will be exactly the same as having only a front brake. Therefore, the best advice isnít to...
07-21-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Posted By seamuis

If you switch pads to a different compound, take...

If you switch pads to a different compound, take some scotchbrite to the rim sidewalls to clean off the braking surface first. You should do this from tile to time anyway, but it will help with your...
07-20-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Posted By seamuis

In scenarios like this, just lightly engage the...

In scenarios like this, just lightly engage the brake to shed the built up moisture and heat the rim up. Literally only takes a few seconds at best and then youíre good to go. No fancy pads...
07-16-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,819
Posted By seamuis

That frame certainly didnít come that way and you...

That frame certainly didnít come that way and you can clearly see the bend in the top tube. My best guess would be that it was repeatedly jumped, which could also explain the broken crank. Under no...
07-16-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,819
Posted By seamuis

That bike has absolutely been in a front end...

That bike has absolutely been in a front end collision or possibly jumped off something high. Hate to say it, but you got fleeced mate.
07-16-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,460
Posted By seamuis

Nah, it was racist. Straight up. Why donít you...

Nah, it was racist. Straight up. Why donít you just feckin bounce out of here.
07-16-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,903
Posted By seamuis

1. That is a BMX freewheel is it not? 2. That...

1. That is a BMX freewheel is it not?
2. That is junk either way
3. Lol at riding on the street with 114 gear inches.
07-16-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,903
Posted By seamuis

I think I want to see that 12t freewheel.

I think I want to see that 12t freewheel.
07-14-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By seamuis

Jesus, take the handlebars.

Jesus, take the handlebars.
07-08-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,913
Posted By seamuis

If your sprocket is from 2008, that doesnít...

If your sprocket is from 2008, that doesnít specifically give a good indication of its miles, but I think itís a safe bet that if you replaced it, youíll likely find a much smoother drivetrain. If I...
07-08-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,299
Posted By seamuis

Yes. Likely $600-1000+ Is more accurate though....

Yes. Likely $600-1000+ Is more accurate though. As a full time commuter, the number of times Iíve seen and personally experienced motorists carelessly putting cyclist and pedestrians lives in danger,...
07-08-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,913
Posted By seamuis

effectively, yes. Itís common wisdom that...

effectively, yes. Itís common wisdom that sprockets should be changed when replacing a chain. Chainrings usually arenít considered, until they start showing overtly obvious signs of wear. This is...
07-08-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,299
Posted By seamuis

Not surprised by the motorists actions, in the...

Not surprised by the motorists actions, in the slightest. I donít use a case, never have. I will say that my current phone (iPhone 7 plus) has proved incredibly robust and it literally has the...
07-04-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,981
Posted By seamuis

Iíll second Mission Workshop. San Franí based....

Iíll second Mission Workshop. San Franí based. Started in Ď09, one of the co-founders, founded Chrome industries.
07-04-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,395
Posted By seamuis

Grow up.

Grow up.
07-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,395
Posted By seamuis

They're not supposed to be anything. Some people...

They're not supposed to be anything. Some people are some people arenít. Itís genetics not a social construct.
07-03-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,226
Posted By seamuis

Thatís the good stuff. Thanks for sharing that.

Thatís the good stuff. Thanks for sharing that.
06-28-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,918
Posted By seamuis

wouldn't it have to have the same amount of...

wouldn't it have to have the same amount of forward/aft adjustment as the dropout as to allow proper chain tension and full use of the dropout? Very simple and elegant design though. A nice forged...
06-27-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,377
Posted By seamuis

Im not advocating wrangling out a ďfinders...

Im not advocating wrangling out a ďfinders keepersĒ ownership of the bike, but considering the potential Ďprizeí, that seems like relatively little effort, to be completely blunt. Especially if the...
06-27-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,918
Posted By seamuis

Only two types of bicycles I know of come with...

Only two types of bicycles I know of come with coaster brakes, typically: childrenís bikes and cruisers. Both of these are considered Ďcheapí bicycles. Where I live, coaster brake beach cruisers are...
06-27-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,536
Posted By seamuis

I commute at night. I run two wide beam 1500...

I commute at night. I run two wide beam 1500 lumen lights with diffusers, so 3000 lumens total output. Wouldnít consider for a single second, riding with anything less. In fact, Iíd be happy to add...
06-25-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,226
Posted By seamuis

Ugh.

Ugh.
06-21-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,123,584
Posted By seamuis

Nonsense, that was brilliant.

Nonsense, that was brilliant.
06-20-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,377
Posted By seamuis

Wondering why the pedals were removed from the GT...

Wondering why the pedals were removed from the GT but not the trek its locked to. Also thatís clearly a true track bike. Not just the wolber tubular rims, but it has a full 7600 groupset, including...
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