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03-31-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,950
Posted By CliffordK

I was out and about yesterday. I passed a...

I was out and about yesterday. I passed a hitchhiker on a back road, during the evening. I didn't really have any place for him, but I have picked up hitchhikers in the past. But, as I drove past,...
03-30-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By CliffordK

You can probably fit on a 7s freewheel. It would...

You can probably fit on a 7s freewheel. It would depend on the hub, but may need the axle respaced, and the truing redished.

There is some variability in freewheels. I found the DNP EPOCH (11T,...
03-30-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By CliffordK

I've jumped from freewheels to mostly cassettes,...

I've jumped from freewheels to mostly cassettes, but will still do friction shifting on some bikes.

Nonetheless, I've also used newer freewheels.

Pros of newer freewheels and cassettes:

...
03-29-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By CliffordK

A new technology company has popped up as a...

A new technology company has popped up as a leader in Coronavirus research: A B B O T T

'A game changer': FDA authorizes ****tt Labs' portable, 5-minute coronavirus test the size of a toaster...
03-28-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By CliffordK

https://ktvz.com/news/coronavirus/2020/03/27/covid...

https://ktvz.com/news/coronavirus/2020/03/27/covid-19-closures-national-forests-blm-recreation-sites-deschutes-john-day-rivers/
https://www.fs.usda.gov/about-agency/covid19-updates

As far as I...
03-28-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By CliffordK

If you go into your album "My Post Pictures"...

If you go into your album "My Post Pictures" above, then click on "Edit Album" in blue, you will get a screen where you can either drag and drop photos, or click on "Upload from Computer" and get a...
03-28-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By CliffordK

I aways upload directly to my album page. ...

I aways upload directly to my album page.
Nyah's Album

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/489639
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/15772553

I see at some time you uploade a snap of one of my...
03-28-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By CliffordK

At least this popped up in the Political Forum. ...

At least this popped up in the Political Forum.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1323x833/80-gunz_1d711c6c57d7e51e57ebb18602f5e8056c8c9f12.gif
...
03-28-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By CliffordK

This is what Cycle Oregon did a couple of years...

This is what Cycle Oregon did a couple of years ago.
2017 Classic Cancellation Information ? Cycle Oregon (http://www.cycleoregon.com/ride/2017-classic-cancelled/)

I think it turned out to be a...
03-28-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I see. So, they won't just refund a...

:foo:

I see. So, they won't just refund a single rider. But, haven't decided what to do about the ride as a whole.

Registration is still open.
03-28-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By CliffordK

At this point, we are very early. We don't know...

At this point, we are very early.
We don't know how seasonal the virus will be.

Through some pretty extreme efforts, China has mostly cleared their virus (about 2 months), and is mostly back to...
03-28-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By CliffordK

That is dated 2019, and pertains to individual...

That is dated 2019, and pertains to individual refunds. I don't think they have made a decision on 2020 yet.

Here is their news and update page:...
Forum: Touring
03-25-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By CliffordK

I agree, it might not be a problem if one is 100%...

I agree, it might not be a problem if one is 100% self-supporting. Bring 100% of the food one needs for the 2/3 day out and back ride. Is one riding from the doorstep, park & ride, or planning on...
Forum: Foo
03-25-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By CliffordK

And the problem with grabbing photos out of...

And the problem with grabbing photos out of context off the web. Apparently from some internet stories circulating around 2014, using photos stolen from various articles in 2009 during the middle of...
03-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By CliffordK

I'd probably look for around $150 for Chorus, and...

I'd probably look for around $150 for Chorus, and $200 for Record/Super Record.

You may find cranks without rings, but then you can spend a pretty penny on new rings.

But, you could have a...
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By CliffordK

Is that from the 2008 recession? We'll...

Is that from the 2008 recession?

We'll likely see that once again as Trump's recession hits full swing.
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By CliffordK

Odd decision. The company doesn't seem to be...

Odd decision.

The company doesn't seem to be out of business. Perhaps upgrading models? Still, it is not uncommon for businesses to sell old models. Repaint? Then move to something...
03-24-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By CliffordK

I've found the compact Campy cranks a pain to...

I've found the compact Campy cranks a pain to source, and generally more expensive than the "standard".

Campagnolo Record 11 Speed Ultra Torque Carbon 50/34 175 mm Crankset, $220 + $15...
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

Good point. Some stuff that can be thrown in the...

Good point. Some stuff that can be thrown in the autoclave will be OK, as well as specific procedure tools. There was talk about reusing respirators, but no need to keep them on hold until they're...
03-24-20, 05:41 PM
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

A lot of hospitals are cancelling non-emergency...

A lot of hospitals are cancelling non-emergency procedures.

It is unclear the risk, perhaps it depends on where one is, but there is some risk of acquiring coronavirus in hospitals. Probably...
03-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,611
Posted By CliffordK

Here is my C40 that I've posted a couple of...

Here is my C40 that I've posted a couple of times. Perhaps time to upgrade to a C50?

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=585202

It straddles the line between vintage and...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By CliffordK

Best wishes for all!!! I was going to...

Best wishes for all!!!

I was going to suggest calling them and asking if they needed anything dropped on their porch, but you may well be in the same boat. You can avoid your sister, but your...
03-22-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 184,438
Posted By CliffordK

Her album has been growing... ;) From first...

Her album has been growing... ;) From first coming in the window, still with plenty of kitten fuzz..
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/15055247

Latte does travel reasonably well. A few...
Forum: Foo
03-21-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

jyl? ...

jyl?
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1160957-my-latest-resto-project-c-v-cycling-related.html
...
Forum: Foo
03-20-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

I was out and about today. Our grocery...

I was out and about today.

Our grocery stores are normally open 24 hours a day and the midnight hours can be relaxing, occasionally bumping into store stockers.

But, apparently they have been...
Forum: Foo
03-20-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

The point is that if you have a home espresso...

The point is that if you have a home espresso maker, then there is no need to use filters. You still need the ground coffee or beans though.
03-20-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,024
Posted By CliffordK

Latte... giving up on the little shrews. ...

Latte... giving up on the little shrews.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/962x1212/80-lattemouse_90a60e62ea9fb3c96ff59f7ec382ca9f84220464.jpg

We have a rule that if you...
Forum: Foo
03-19-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

Are you the only person in Seattle that doesn't...

Are you the only person in Seattle that doesn't drink Espresso?

"Cowboy Coffee"?
03-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 830
Posted By CliffordK

There is a lot of information about every...

There is a lot of information about every website, if you only know where to look.

WHOIS

It can also be used to help differentiate fraud websites... so look for registration details that don't...
03-19-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 830
Posted By CliffordK

WHOIS search results Domain Name:...

WHOIS search results
Domain Name: BIKEFORUMS.NET
Registry Domain ID: 68313122_DOMAIN_NET-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Updated Date:...
03-18-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 814
Posted By CliffordK

One of the primary diagnostics of Coronavirus is...

One of the primary diagnostics of Coronavirus is pneumonia. You mention about 5% hospitalization which may be about right depending on a person's risk factors. The disease is far more deadly to the...
03-18-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,729
Posted By CliffordK

China???? My last E-Bay purchase (in the...

China????

My last E-Bay purchase (in the USA) has been routed through Kent Washington where it is now STUCK... hopefully not for long, but why do they have to ship to a Coronavirus Hotbed?
Forum: Foo
03-18-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

I just got home from shopping. Wow, what a...

I just got home from shopping. Wow, what a change from a week ago.

I can imagine the stores are struggling. Fortunately I didn't see any signs of price gouging (although in some cases there was...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By CliffordK

I think that may be changing, having gone through...

I think that may be changing, having gone through an era where one could barely squeeze 23mm tires into the bikes. But, it varies, and I'm not sure which ones have increased clearance.

However,...
03-17-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,950
Posted By CliffordK

Nah, I can pick you a bouquet if you wish.

Nah,
I can pick you a bouquet if you wish.
03-17-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,950
Posted By CliffordK

We don't have poison ivy here, it is back east. ...

We don't have poison ivy here, it is back east.

We do have poison oak. My exposure has dropped off over the years, and I have thought that I need to boost the immunity a bit through periodic...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By CliffordK

A couple of things. If you have secure parking,...

A couple of things. If you have secure parking, then the bike doesn't have to always go with you. Can you bring the bike up to your office if you choose to leave it overnight? So take the train home,...
03-16-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By CliffordK

If it has 9 sprockets in the rear, look for one...

If it has 9 sprockets in the rear, look for one that is marked "9-speed". The front sprockets are irrelevant for the sizing.

You will need a chain tool to cut the chain to length, then it will...
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

1.5 rolls.... that is about right. I've...

1.5 rolls.... that is about right.

I've gotten about 10 years out of the last roll... And, it is about half left.

So you should be good for 2 or 3 decades... :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,392
Posted By CliffordK

Lack of Toilet Paper?

Lack of Toilet Paper?
03-16-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By CliffordK

With my Quick Release (QR) type axles, I got in...

With my Quick Release (QR) type axles, I got in the habit of clamping the tool down with the QR... old habit from working on vintage 2-prong freewheels. Thus, NO PIN.

The pin type in the OP's...
03-16-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By CliffordK

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/7...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71IBG5ACq3L._SX679_.jpg

I usually don't put a flywheel on my bike, but I suppose you could.

I hate when companies mix up "freewheel and...
03-16-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,459
Posted By CliffordK

One thing that I find is that the older I get,...

One thing that I find is that the older I get, the changing perspectives I have on "being old".

The California Governor is only 52 years old. Neither old nor young, but in the middle.
...
03-16-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,207
Posted By CliffordK

I will admit that I have the opposite problem on...

I will admit that I have the opposite problem on a project frame. The frame is from the 40's or 50's, but has a bunch of braze-ons that were added much more recently. And, if I build it back to...
03-16-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,207
Posted By CliffordK

I can imagine downtube shifter bosses getting in...

I can imagine downtube shifter bosses getting in the way. Perhaps a front derailleur boss. But your frame has neither.

The rest all seems to be minimal bumps that I'd leave alone, although...
03-15-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,459
Posted By CliffordK

My guess is it is just fine to tend one's cacti...

My guess is it is just fine to tend one's cacti and century plants outside in California. However, until they get a handle on the Coronavirus epidemic, it may be prudent to limit one's random...
03-15-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,950
Posted By CliffordK

It might give Boeing time to figure out how to...

It might give Boeing time to figure out how to actually keep their jets in the air.
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By CliffordK

As ThermionicScott suggests, 12/23 is a good...

As ThermionicScott suggests, 12/23 is a good range for a vintage road enthusiast.

One can get 11T freewheels, but they are almost all with mighty large low range sprockets and a minimum of 2T...
03-14-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By CliffordK

Whew, lots of photos. But, what you're missing is...

Whew, lots of photos. But, what you're missing is a direct side photo of the bike.

Perhaps upload 3 side photos showing chainrings back to the cassette/derailleur. With the bicycle RIGHT SIDE UP....
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